Leo Richard Myerscough, 88, of Leawood, Kansas, passed away on January 11, 2008. Leo was born May 12, 1919, in Evansville, Illinois, the son of Conrad and Estella (Schilling) Myerscough. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, and worked over 40 years at Lammert's Furniture Co. in St. Louis, retiring as manager. He enjoyed playing the harmonica, woodworking, and working on cars. Leo was preceded in death by his brother Roy Myerscough and his sister Mary Tobiasz, and survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Elizabeth Hall Myerscough; children: Diana Wilkinson, Jeanne Caldwell, Karen Tracey, Kathryn Geller and Doug Myerscough; grandchildren: Erin and Jeremy Wilkinson, Dannielle Davis and Charles Schuller, Kyle Caldwell, Jonathan, Jennifer and Joshua Geller; four great grandchildren; his siblings, Alvin Myerscough and Alberta Orphan; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Leo Myerscough was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, who loved and was loved by all. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with services at 11 a.m., Monday, January 14, 2008, at Mount Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 942-2004. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, at 3846 W. 75th St., Prairie Village, KS 66209.
Published in the Kansas City Star on 1/13/2008.
Mary Elizabeth Hall Myerscough
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