Following are the newspaper notices of the deaths of my father’s parents.
Harry H. Modrell, 78, formerly of the 400 block of N. 29th St., died Thursday afternoon at a Kansas City medical center following an illness of several months.
A native of St. Joseph, he had lived most of his life here prior to moving to Grandview, Mo., in 1972.
Mr. Modrell was an industrial engineer, having worked for Swift & Co. in St. Joseph and Pratt & Whitney in Kansas City before retiring in 1972.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine W. Eneau, in 1967.
Survivors include one son, Jerry E. Modrell, Grandview, and two grandchildren.
The body is at the Meierhoffer-Fleeman funeral home.
St. Joseph Gazette, January 22, 1982
Mrs. Maxine W. Modrell
Funeral services 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, Meierhoffer-Fleeman chapel, the Rev. Arthur W. Ballard officiating, Internment Ashland Cemetery.
St. Joseph Gazette, September 18, 1967