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JOAN D. MENG Obituary
Joan D Meng, 68, of Independence, MO, joined the heavenly chorus on Saturday, July 26, 2014. She was born and resided in Independence, MO, for nearly all of her life. A graduate of Van Horn High School and the University of Missouri Kansas City, Joan was a lifelong educator, beginning her career as an English teacher in Raytown and then spending more than twenty years as a parent educator for the Independence School District Parents as Teachers program. She spent many hours in service to others as an active member of Sweet Adalines, Independence Junior Service League, and the Child Abuse Prevention Association. Joan lived a life of faith as a member of First United Methodist Church of Independence. She was the daughter of John D Moore and Nola Fern Moore. Joan is survived by her husband of 44 years, Dr. Timothy Meng; her children, Mark Meng and his wife Dr. Kathleen Eubanks- Meng of Blue Springs, Dr. Michael Meng and his wife Divina of San Diego, CA: five grandchildren; Ashley, Taylor, and Rachel Meng, and Gabriella and Christian Meng: and her sister Louise Kingsolver and her children; John and Steve Kingsolver, and Christine Knick. The family will receive friends and family for a Celebration of Life on July 31, 2014, from 6-8 pm at Speaks Suburban Chapel 18020 E. 39th St. Independence, MO 64055. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to First United Methodist Church of Independence. Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel 816-373-3600) Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600
Published in Kansas City Star on July 29, 2014
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