Obituaries

Richard F. 'Butch' Forson 1937 - 2011 Basehor

Funeral Mass for Richard F. “Butch” Forson, 74, Basehor, was Monday, Nov. 21, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Forson died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, surrounded by his family.

He was born July 12, 1937, the son of Richard Forson and Vera Forson Strick.

Mr. Forson was a proud member of the U.S. Air Force. Known as Dick by most of his co-workers, he retired in 2007 from Owens Corning, where he was a millwright.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Adrianne, of the home; a sister, Carmen Bohr, Olathe; six children, John David Forson, Aaron (Billie) Forson and Jared Forson, all of Kansas City, Kan., Susan (Martin) Nason, Shawnee, and Dale (Carie) Shirley and Cindy (Chad) Merrick, both of Basehor; and seven grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Holy Angels Church, 15410 Leavenworth Rd., Basehor,
Ks 66007.

Joseph A. Butler & Son Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan., is handling arrangements.