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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard G. "Dick" McAninch 1935 - 2007 De Soto

Funeral services for Richard G. "Dick" McAninch, 72, De Soto, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at De Soto Baptist Church. Burial will follow in De Soto Cemetery. Mr. McAninch died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at Olathe Medical Center.He was born Feb. 10, 1935, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Gus and Helen Baker McAninch. He graduated from De Soto High School in 1953. Mr. McAninch served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 18 months in South Korea from 1954 to 1956. He was a pipefitter for General Motors in Kansas City, Kan., for 20 years and retired in 1993. He also raised cattle and farmed. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 6654 in De Soto and United Auto Workers Local 31. He attended De Soto Baptist Church.He married Rosemary Stan on June 15, 1957, in De Soto. She survives, of the home.Survivors include a son, Rick; three daughters, Donna Riss, Olathe, Monica Walker and Jenny Miller, both of De Soto; a brother, Bill, Cocoa, Fla.; three sisters, Bernice Burnett and Rosemary Masden, both of Kansas City, Kan., and Marge Cates, Henderson, Nev.; and eight grandchildren.Mr. McAninch was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Anna Marie.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. The family suggests memorials to De Soto Baptist Church, sent in care of Bruce Funeral Home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner 66030.