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In Memory of

Jean O. Walruff

July 20, 1928 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


Jean O. Walruff, 89, of Raymore, MO passed away Sept. 11, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 1pm Friday, Sept. 15th with visitation beginning one hour prior at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1800 SW Route 150, Lee's Summit, MO. Interment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Jean was born July 20, 1928 in Mt. Vernon, WA to Julius and Olive Moa. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1946. On New Years Day, she was introduced by mutual friends to Jim Walruff, who was serving with the Navy at nearby Whidbey Island Naval Air Station....

Jean O. Walruff, 89, of Raymore, MO passed away Sept. 11, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial 1pm Friday, Sept. 15th with visitation beginning one hour prior at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1800 SW Route 150, Lee's Summit, MO. Interment following in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Jean was born July 20, 1928 in Mt. Vernon, WA to Julius and Olive Moa. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1946. On New Years Day, she was introduced by mutual friends to Jim Walruff, who was serving with the Navy at nearby Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. They started dating and soon knew that one day they would marry. That day was Nov. 1, 1946 in Mt. Vernon, WA. After Jim's discharge from the Navy, they came to Jim's home in Kansas City and were blessed with four children; Linda, Kathy, Jim and Tom.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jim; sister, Althea Stone and brother, Leland Moa. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, James J. Walruff; children, Linda Whitaker (Jim), Kathy O'Sullivan (Dennis), Tom Walruff (Sharon) and daughter-in-law, Janice Walruff; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister, Ellen Sever; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Devine (Richard), Margaret Walruff and Lois Moa along with several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley& Sheil Chapel, 816-353-6555.