Neil Edwin Guenther

Neil Edwin Guenther, 81, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his home on April 21, 2018.  A memorial service will be held at 6:30pm, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Midtown Baptist Temple in Kansas City, Missouri.
Neil was the 5th son born to Fred Arthur and Sarah Alice Guenther on December 31, 1936 in Yates Center, KS.  He lived in Yates Center until he entered the Air Force in 1958.  He was stationed part of that time in Thule Air Base in Greenland.  He was honorably discharged in 1961.
He married Mary Ruth Griffith on July 22, 1960.  He and Mary moved to Lee’s Summit in 1965 where he began working at Western Electric and continued working there until 1994.
Neil is preceded in death by his brothers Fred (Jr.), Ronnie (Wimp), Dave, Larry (Pooch), and sister Norma who died in infancy.  He is survived by his brother Tom, children Kyle, Brian, and Stacie, grandchildren Uriah, Derek, Abishai, Ashley, Brent, Amy, Marlee, Joel, Silas, and Jezreel, and great grandson Zebedee.


  1. Tonie Vest on April 24, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Sorry to hear that Neil is no longer with us. But praising GOD we will see him and Mary again. May God bless you and your family at this time. Love you All ??

  2. Dave Hill on April 24, 2018 at 6:06 pm

    Harvest Baptist Blue Springs is praying for the family.May God Give you comfort.
    Dave Hill CARE Pastor.

  3. Tom Guenther on April 24, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    My prayers and love to you all with the loss of your father, grandfather, and great grandfather, and a wonderful uncle. God bless you all with peace and joy in knowing that Neil resides in Heaven. Until we all meet again.

  4. Melony Farrell on April 26, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Thank you Kyle, Brian & Stacie for the opportunity, truly a blessing for me.

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