Ashlynn Minks-Vollrath, 20, of Independence, Mo., passed away March 27, 2010, at the home.

Ashlynn Minks-Vollrath, 20, of Independence, Mo., passed away March 27, 2010, at the home.

A “Celebration of Life” in honor of Ashlynn will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2010, at DW Newcomer’s Sons Noland Road Chapel, Independence.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo., 64108.

Ashlynn was born February 3, 1990, in Iowa City, Iowa. She attended Elm Grove and Fire Prairie Schools in the Fort Osage School District. 

She is preceded into death by her Paternal Grandfather, Joseph “Pete” Vollrath, and her Aunt, Laura Minks.

She is survived by her parents, Tony and Linda (Minks) Vollrath of the home. Maternal Grandparents, Michael and Patricia Minks; and Paternal Grandmother, Johnnie Vollrath, all of Independence, Mo. Aunts and Uncles, Scott and Lisa Smithpeter of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Robert and Kimberly Vollrath and Keith Vollrath all of Buckner, Mo., and Steve and Pamela Byfield of Florence, Ariz.; 1st Cousins, Maddyn, Caeden, Callen, Bethany, Jessica, Darryn, Ben, Jamie, and many other numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

We would like to give special thanks to Children’s Mercy Hospital especially Dr. Scott Colliton.  

Arrangements: DW Newcomer’s Sons Noland Road Chapel 916-252-8900.