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Robert Desmond O'Farrell, 82, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013. He was born February 17, 1931, in Kansas City, Kansas. As a boy, he worked for the KC Star and returned years later. He received a BA in Education at KU and taught Latin at Shawnee Mission North and in Colorado. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Essex during the Korean Conflict. 'Uncle Bob' is survived by his sister, Kathleen Elliott; his niece, Dawn Elliott and family; his brother Dr. Thomas P. O'Farrell and family; friends Dorothy McLaughlin and family; and Leonard Gerkin. He is preceded by his parents, Desmond F. and Margaret E. O'Farrell, and his beloved dog, Patsy III. Family burial ceremony Sept. 3, 12:30 p.m., Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorial service Sat., Sept. 7, 3 p.m., Indian Heights Methodist Church, 103rd & Nall.
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 30, 2013
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