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Joseph Eugene Johannes


Joseph Eugene Johannes, 85, Gladstone, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at NorthCare Hospice House.

He was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Salina to Joseph John and Mary Iva Johannes. He graduated from St. Benedict College.

He married Margaret Mary "Peaches" Wolters on July 19, 1952. He worked for 37 years at Commerce Bank, retiring in 1993 as a vice president. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, and he was active in Knights of Columbus and American Legion. He was a member of Robert Morris Associates.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Joseph E. Johannes Jr. and wife, Cindy, John "Chris" Johannes and wife, Gail, and Philip Johannes and wife, Laura; five daughters, Julie Arthur and husband, Larry, Sara Brown and husband, Scott, Barbara Nemechek, Martha Johannes, Margaret Cangelosi and husband, Sam; a sister, Sarah Kathleen Johannes; a son-in-law, Ed Moore; 22 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Donald Johannes; a sister, Barbara Ann Johannes; and a daughter, Mary Theresa Moore.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Gabriel Catholic Church; burial in Resurrection North Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.

Memorials are suggested to St. Gabriel Catholic Church.

McGilley Antioch Chapel, Kansas City, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcgilleyantiochchapel.com.