Obituaries detail

David B. Toalson
Feb 02,1957---May 18,2019

 

David B. Toalson, age 62, Kansas City, Missouri, passed away May 18, 2019.  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Briarcliff Church, 800 NE Vivion Road, Kansas City, Missouri.  Visitation will be Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Briarcliff Church.

 

David was born February 2, 1957 in Columbia, Missouri.  He lived there until he graduated from the University of Missouri.  David taught vocational agriculture for four years in Keytesville, Missouri, before moving to Kansas City to work for Farmland Industries.  He finished his career in information technology for a health care company before retiring in 2016.

 

In 1984, David married Mary Jane Renner.  Together they traveled to all 50 states and various countries.  They pursued their passions of wildlife photography, hiking, and visiting national parks. 

 

He was a man filled with love: love of faith, love of family, and love of service.  He served as a Youth Group sponsor, led mission trips, volunteered at City Union Mission and a food pantry, served on the board of directors at the Northland Christmas Store, and served on his church board of directors.

 

David was also an avid fan of the Mizzou Tigers, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Kansas City Royals.  He was a skilled gardener and enjoyed woodworking.

 

David was preceded in death by his mother Mary Ruth Toalson and father-in-law John Renner.  Survivors include:  his wife Mary Jane, mother-in-law Helen Renner, brother Dennis Toalson (Bobette), sister Martha Mills (Tom), sister Marilyn Toalson, sister Earlene Britton (Dan), brother-in-law Marion Renner (Becky), 7 nieces and nephews and 9 great nieces and nephews, and many friends.  Wonderful husband, son, son-in-law, brother, uncle, great uncle and loved by all.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to City Union Mission or Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries (designated to the Northland).

 

Additional Service:
Visitation
Location:
Briarcliff Church
Address:
800 NE Vivion Rd.
City:
Kansas City
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
64118
Date of Service:
May 24 ,2019
Time of Service:
6:00 pm
Additional Information:

Visitation will be Friday, May 24, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Briarcliff Church.

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Additional Service:
Celebration of Life
Location:
Briarcliff Church
Address:
800 NE Vivion Rd.
City:
Kansas City
State:
Missouri
Zip Code:
64118
Date of Service:
May 25 ,2019
Time of Service:
10:30 am
Additional Information:
No Additional Information Added
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Condolences

Jackie Nugent, Bryan and Sophie Messick May 21 ,2019

Colleagues ,Kansas City ,Missouri

Mary Jane, We are thinking of you and your family and wishing you peace in your hearts and minds. A memorial gift has been directed to City Union Mission as a token of our care for you. Warmly, Jackie, Bryan and Sophie

Lanette schlling May 21 ,2019

Friend co-worker ,Lee’s Summit ,Missouri

MJT. My heart breaks for you. And I was so sad when I heard this news. The obituary is such a nice tribute to his and your lives. I so enjoyed hearing about your adventures. You have such wonderful memories Your life will definitely be different now but please remember how much your family andfriends loveyou and we will do whatever you need us to do to help you get through this very sad time God bless you. And keep you.

Dena Davis Saak May 21 ,2019

HS friends ,Wellsville ,Missouri

Dear Mary Jane, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God bring you some relief. Sincerely, Dena.

Kathy Houser May 21 ,2019

Friends of Dennis and Bobette Toalson ,Daykin, ,Nebraska

Deepest and sincere sympathy in the loss of your husband. Dennis and Bobette always talked so highly of him and shared some of the places you traveled. Again, our prayers are with you.

Ruth Cutright May 22 ,2019

Good friend ,Montgomery City ,Missouri

To Mary Jane and whole family, we are sending our thoughts and prayers to you for your sad loss! David was a superguy and a fighter! May God watch over you and keep you strong! Love, Ruth and family

Robin lagge May 22 ,2019

Dear Toalson family, Sorry to hear about the loss of David! Take care!

Jon Mensie May 23 ,2019

Colleague ,Leawood ,Kansas

Mary Jane - Trish and I are very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Gary and Christi Winte May 28 ,2019

friend ,Defiance ,Missouri

Mary Jane, I'm sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Sincerely, Gary and Christi