Everett F. “Slim” Ware, 79, Warsaw, Mo., formerly of Independence, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Ware was born March 24, 1920, in Independence, and lived in Independence until moving to Warsaw in 1993. He was a longtime carpenter in Independence. He served three years in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was one of the first to receive a battle field commission with the 34th Division in Italy. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Chris Durbin.
His survivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Ware of the home; one son, E. Frank Ware, Belton, Mo.; one daughter, Kathy Chavez, Knob Noster, Mo.; two granddaughters, Shelly Ives, Cole Camp, Mo., and Angela McCown, Sedalia, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren.
His body is being donated to KU Medical Center. An open house for family and friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Ware’s home in Warsaw. The family suggests contributions to the Benton County Hospice, 1234 Commercial St., Warsaw, Mo. Arrangements are under the direction of the Reser Funeral Home, Warsaw.
Source: Examiner, The (Independence – Blue Springs – Grain Valley, MO) – Tuesday, February 15, 2000