March 22, 1932 - December 16, 2018
Jeanne L. Kappelman, 86 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri. Born Tuesday, March 22, 1932 in Marshall, Missouri to the late Frank Exler and the late Della Hopkins Exler. She married Willis J. Kappelman March 14, 1952 and he preceded her in death on November 22, 2006. She graduated high school from Ursuline Academy, class of 1950 then attended college at St. Teresa College in Kansas City, MO. She then went on to attend Austin Peary State University in Clarksville, TN. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and co-owned Willis and Jeanne's Restaurant, retiring in 1999. Surviving are three sons, Jeff (Peggy) Kappelman of Blue Springs, MO, Bryce (Maria) Kappelman of Higginsville, and Bart (Annette) Kappelman of Higginsville; seven grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis and two sisters, Pat Wiegers and Dorothy Kelly. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kurt Brandon officiating. Interment will follow the service in the City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Thursday, at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Immanuel Lutheran School. Casket bearers: Brett Opfer, Greg Opfer, Reed Opfer, Greg Kelly, Tim Kelly, Pat Kelly. Honorary bearers: Steve Thurmon, Kevin Thurmon, Tim Thurmon, Donald Neher, Daljeet Singh, Darrel Rinne, Ray Sutherland, Bill Morris; and all of the employees, friends and thousands of patrons we cherished over the years.
Jeanne L. Kappelman, 86 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri. Born Tuesday, March 22, 1932 in Marshall, Missouri to the late Frank Exler and the late Della Hopkins Exler.... View Obituary & Service Information
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