John E. Vassar 1931 - 2013 Kansas City, KS

John E. “Big John” Vassar, 81, Kansas City, KS, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at NorthCare Hospice. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, at Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Rd., Kansas City, KS. Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Church. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Church or the American Diabetes Association.
John was born December 30, 1931, in Kansas City, KS. John is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marian M. (Barrett) Vassar, 2 daughters and their husbands, Cheri and Richard Weiss, Phoenix, AZ, Laretha and Terry Peerson, Bonner Springs, KS, a son John B. Vassar, Kansas City, KS, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. (Condolences may be expressed at: Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, KS (913) 621-6400)
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