Charles E. Ware, 85, Shawnee, passed away June 25, 2017. Visitation will be 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street, Lenexa, KS, followed by a committal service at Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wayside Waifs. Charles was born Feb. 28, 1932, the son of Isaac and Mabel Ware, in St. Joseph, MO. He graduated from Central High School in St. Joseph. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State with a Bachelor’;s degree in Business Administration. He married Caroline Schmitz. Charles’; family moved to Kansas City area in 1966, and he began working for Social Security Administration as a claim authorizer, retiring in 1992. He is preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Carter and husband, Glenn. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Caroline; son, Stephen Ware and wife Judy; and daughter, Angela Ware. Condolences may be expressed at www.porterfuneralhome.com Arr.: Porter Funeral Homes &; Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS (913) 438-6444.
Source: Kansas City Star, The (MO) – Wednesday, June 28, 2017