Obituaries

Daniel J. LaBranch 1989 - 2009

Edwardsville — Services for Daniel Jared LaBranch, 20, of Edwardsville, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Mr. LaBranch died Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at his home.
He was born June 9, 1989, in Independence, Mo., and had lived in the Edwardsville area since 2007.
Mr. LaBranch was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and had worked at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, Kan., for the past two years. He was a 2007 graduate of Raytown High School.
Survivors include his father, Shaun LaBranch, and his wife, Linda, Parkville, Mo.; his mother, Jeri Morlan, and her friend, Patrick Cuevas, Oklahoma City; a brother, Bryan LaBranch, Parkville, Mo.; four sisters, Heather Bunnell, Shauna LaBranch and her friend, Robert Colliers, Amber Nichelson and her husband, Chip, and Stephanie LaBranch, all of Independence, Mo.; paternal grandparents Howard and Melvine Oliver, Topeka; and maternal grandfather Jerry Morlan, Paola.