McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 Northeast Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO


Mary "Alice" Umscheid

December 8, 1923July 8, 2019

Mary Alice Lauer Umscheid, 95, passed peacefully to be with God on Monday, July 8, 2019.

Mary Alice was born December 8, 1923 in Flush, Kansas to Genevieve Mary Weber and Andrew John Lauer, the 1st of 6 children. She grew up in the Flush Community and graduated from the St. Joseph school in 1942. In 1943, she entered the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps and graduated from the Saint Mary Hospital School of Nursing, Manhattan, Kansas in 1945 as a registered nurse.

She married Ralph Umscheid on Feb. 18, 1946, shortly after he was discharged from the Army. They lived in Flush until 1955 when they moved their family to Kansas City, MO.

Mary Alice worked as a Registered Nurse at North Kansas City Hospital until she retired in 1982. She was a gifted seamstress and loved to make quilts for her family and friends.

She and Ralph enjoyed traveling and visited all of the lower 48 states, including trips to Blue Grass Festivals from Minnesota to Louisiana.

They were blessed with a loving marriage for 66 years before Ralph passed away in 2012.

She is survived by her sons: Loren and wife Margaret of Kansas City ; Daniel and wife Tamara of Sugar Creek; Earl and wife Karel of Weston; and the widow of her oldest son Roger, Judi Umscheid of Kansas City; one brother, David Lauer of Kansas City; 11 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at McGilley Antioch Chapel on Friday July 19, 2019 between 6 and 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Flush, KS on Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 AM. Final internment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Flush, KS.

Memorials may be given to St. Patrick Church in Kansas City or to St. Joseph Catholic Church (Building Fund) in Flush, KS.


  • Loren (Margaret) Umscheid, Son
  • Daniel (Tamara) Umscheid, Son
  • Earl (Karel) Umscheid, Son
  • Judi Umscheid, Daughter-in-law
  • David Lauer, Brother
  • Ralph Umscheid (Deceased), Husband
  • Roger Umscheid (Deceased), Son
  • Genevieve (Weber) Umscheid (Deceased), Mother
  • Andrew Lauer (Deceased), Father
  • 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren

  • Chris Umscheid, Pallbearer
  • Victor Genetti, Pallbearer
  • Clay Ransom, Pallbearer
  • John Autry, Pallbearer
  • Charles Anderson, Pallbearer
  • Jim Owens, Pallbearer
  • Jody Berry, Pallbearer

  • St. Patrick Church in Kansas City
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church (Building Fund)


19 July


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, Missouri

20 July

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church

8965 Flush Road
Flush, Kansas

20 July

Graveside Service

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

St. Joseph Cemetery

Noel Rd & Flush Rd
Flush, Kansas


Mary "Alice" Umscheid

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