Obituaries

Obituaries

Daniel Christopher Searls 1963 - 2005 Eudora

Eudora - Services for Daniel Christopher Searls, 41, De Soto, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Eudora.Mr. Searls died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at his home.He was born Aug. 29, 1963, in Springfield, Mo., the son of Karl and Joy Searls. He graduated from Center High School in Kansas City, Mo., and attended Kansas University in 1987 to study early childhood development.Mr. Searls worked as a laser technician with the Mid-America Kidney Stone Assn. He previously had worked for Marillac. He volunteered as executive director of the Face of Hope Foundation, which provides free facial surgery to children with special needs, and participated in numerous marathons around the country.He married Yvonne De Keyser on Sept. 27, 1991, in Overland Park. She survives, of the home.Survivors include his parents, Kansas City, Mo.; two sons, Adonis and Noah, of the home; two daughters, Kirsten Searls and Linnea Searls, of the home; a sister, Debbie McLaughlin, Shawnee; and a brother, Dave, Raymore, Mo.A rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. today at the church, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Searls Children Education Fund at De Soto Bank or Marillac in Kansas City, Mo., sent in care of Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, P.O. Box 101, De Soto 66018.