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Josephine "Jo" Elizabeth Stewart
Dec 25,1927---May 01,2018


Josephine “Jo” Elizabeth Stewart was born on December 25, 1927 in Independence, Missouri.  She died peacefully at Cross Creek Memory Care Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri on May 1, 2018 at the age of 90.  Jo is preceded in death by her parents Carl and Grace Thompson, her children Harvey, Paula Weber and Nan Gathen, her brother Donald Thompson and sister Kathryn Harrington.  She is survived by her niece Pam Byrn (David) and son-in-law Jim Gathen.


Jo graduated from Wm. Chrisman High School in 1945 and the School of Nursing at the Independence Sanitarium and Hospital in 1948.  She spent her life caring for others as a Registered Nurse.  Jo was strong willed and kind, funny and direct, independent and engaging.  She will be greatly missed!


Graveside services will be on May 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Moriah Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care at


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Graveside Service
Mt. Moriah Cemetery
10507 Holmes Rd.
Kansas City
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Date of Service:
May 20 ,2018
Time of Service:
2:00 pm
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