Deloris Gadwood

Deloris Gadwood, 74, Overland Park, KS made her final journey to Heaven on April 16, 2015 with her family by her side.  A visitation will be held 10:00-11:00AM, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Overland Park, KS. A funeral Mass will follow at 11:00AM.  Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Shawnee, KS.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Laurence; son, Robert and an infant son.  Deloris is survived by; daughter & son in law, Lisa & Danny Thompson; grandchildren, Tara Waltz, Danielle Hoops, Andy Thompson, Conner & Brian Gadwood; five great grandchildren; sister, Chloeanne Longgood, brother, Raymond Haguewood and many nieces and nephews.

Deloris will be remembered as being loving & kind.  She shared a passion for music, dancing, her love of nature, bird watching & fishing.  Deloris loved babysitting her grand & great grandchildren and worked at a daycare where all the kids loved Miss Dee.  She valued all of her relationships with friends and enjoyed her time at Brookdale.  Above all things Deloris loved & treasured her family, a value which she instilled in her family.

A special thanks to Ascend Hospice for all the loving & tender care she received to make her final journey peaceful. (arr. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 816-313-1677)

Visits: 3


  1. Teresita Balino on April 17, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    Thank you for all the memories we shared together at St Joseph CDC, I will never forget your words of kindness to your co-workers, very loving ,caring towards children , that beautiful impressive eyes, my deepest condolence to the Gadwood families , Have a Blessed Final Journey with your Creator, and May you Rest In Peace . ALLELUIAH!!!!AMEN!!!!

  2. Fidela L. Manianglung on April 18, 2015 at 3:45 am

    I will always remember the memories we shared at St. Joseph CDC. Thank you for the kind words and loving concern for everybody.
    My condolences to the family of Ms Deloris. May her soul rest in peace.

  3. Bruce Brewer on April 18, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    A great woman. A very talented decorator. Se will be missed.

  4. Suzanne Antone on April 18, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    Deloris was a sweet lady, she loved kids at CDC. I loved working with her. I will Pray for Gadwood family.

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