Randy Wake, 51 of Independence, Missouri, passed away January 21, 2010.

Randy Wake, 51 of Independence, Missouri, passed away January 21, 2010.

A “Celebration of Life” in honor of Randy will be 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at DW Newcomer’s Sons Noland Road Chapel, Independence.

Randy was born December 20, 1958, in Desoto, Kansas, to Guy and Patricia (Haase) Wake. He loved to cook and was a chef for several area restaurants. He loved sports of all kinds, especially fishing, golfing and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Randy is survived by three children: Heather Wake of Independence, Missouri, Guy Wake and his wife Tiffany of Fortuna, Missouri, and Jennifer Wake of Kansas City, Missouri; two step-children: Michelle Stratton of Independence, Missouri, and William Stratton of Grain Valley, Missouri; one brother: Edward Wake of Olathe, Kansas; two sisters: Terrie Cook of Blue Springs, Missouri, Debbie Martin of Independence, Missouri, and 10 grandchildren.

Arrangements: DW Newcomer’s Sons Noland Road Chapel, 816-252-8900.