Delores June (Kennedy) Steele-McClain, 85, St. Joseph, MO

Published 08/27 2014 09:52AM

Updated 08/27 2014 09:56AM

Delores June (Kennedy) Steele-McClain, 85, of St. Joseph, MO, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at her home.

Delores was born June 28, 1929 in Sabetha, Kansas to Joseph Timothy and LaVada C. (Leffler) Kennedy.  She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Mrs. McClain was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Otis Albert Steele and second husband, Ernest F. McClain; daughter, Jacqueline K. Steele; four brothers, William, Joseph, Lawrence and Edward Kennedy.

She is survived by a daughter, Joyce McNett, St. Joseph, MO, son Michael (Peggy) Steele, Surprise, AZ; six grandchildren, Lisa and Kim Hernandez, Larry McNett, Jr., Theresa Wollenzien, Brian Steele and Staci Vergger; eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, five step-children including Ernest Lee McClain; brother, John J. (Patrine) Kennedy and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many great friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00am Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment  Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 1:00pm Tuesday at the Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel.  A Rosary will be recited at 6:00pm at the chapel where the family will receive friends after the Rosary until 8:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.

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