Obituaries

John Francis Reynolds 1931 - 2009 Bonner Springs

Memorial Mass for John Francis Reynolds, 78, Bonner Springs, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Reynolds died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo.
He was born Sept. 12, 1931, in Kansas City, Kan., and was a longtime area resident. John had grown up on a farm in the “Wilder Bottoms” and was always a farmer at heart. Early on, he worked for Theno Farm Supply and also had been a truck driver hauling rock for Bud Palmer Trucking. Later he worked as a security guard for Champ Service Line in Edwardsville. He retired in 1993.
Mr. Reynolds was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Freda Reynolds, of the home.
The family will receive friends at the visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, prior to the service at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or Kansas City Hospice House, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.