Sarah H. Setchfield, 92, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
Sarah H. Setchfield, 92, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m., at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Burial on the grounds will follow.
Sarah was born in Detroit, Michigan, September 15, 1920, to Philip and Maude Salonimer. She graduated from Cass Tech High School in Detroit, and completed business college followed by working in the automotive and defense industries. In 1945, she married Bruce K. Setchfield, and moved to Independence, Missouri, where they spent the rest of their lives together, raising five children. In later years, she worked for the Jackson County Court System. Sarah was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Bruce; her parents; and her two brothers, David and Joseph.
She is survived by her children: Dan Setchfield and his wife, Gladys, of Independence, Mo., Ruth Clow and her husband, John, of Norristown, Pa., Melissa Ahern of Spokane, Wash., Philip Setchfield of San Francisco, Calif., and Polly Blanton and her husband, Frank, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; sisters, Esther Price and her husband, Glenn, of Lawrence, Kan., and Rebecca Doster of Independence, Mo.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.floralhillsfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 816-353-1218.