Jo Ann Pape, 69, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed from this life on February 21, 2010 at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, Mo.

Jo Ann Pape, 69, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed from this life on February 21, 2010 at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City, Mo. 

Jo Ann was born in Kansas City, Mo. on November 3, 1940, to Mitchell & Lula Mae (Pine) Rusick. 

Jo Ann enjoyed collecting family pictures, fishing, playing cards and was an Elvis fan. 

Jo Ann was blessed with 4 children, David McCarty and partner, Veronica Barber, of Independence, Mo.; Anna Marie Noel and husband Paul Roberts of Jacksonville, FL; Michelle Millican and husband, Ryan, of Blue Springs, Mo.; Chad Gall and partner, Trina Miller, of Richmond, Mo.; 17 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, Mo. with service starting at 5:30 p.m. that evening. 

Online condolences and memories may be left at www.speakschapel.com

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816 373-3600.