Elizabeth H. Bartkoski, 31, of Independence, Mo., passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Centerpoint Medical Center. 

Elizabeth H. Bartkoski, 31, of Independence, Mo., passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Centerpoint Medical Center. 

Services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the D.W. Newcomer’s Sons, Floral Hills Chapel.  Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel. 

The family suggests contributions to the Kansas City Cancer Center in Lee’s Summit, MO.

Elizabeth was born August 21, 1978 in Independence, MO and had lived in this area all of her life. 

She earned her Bachelor of Education Degree from Northwest Missouri State University and her Masters of Education degree from Baker University and was a member of the Tau Phi Epsilon Sorority. 

She was an Administrative Assistant at Cerner Corporation for 6 years.

Survivors include her parents, Clarence L. and Mary E. (Simmons) Bartkoski of the home; three brothers, Tim Owings, his wife Kathy and Aaron Owings all of Independence, MO, David Owings of Oak Grove, MO; 4 nieces; 1 nephew; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins; and her best friend Lisa Weno and her family.

Her family would like to thank Dr. Robert L. Talley, M.D. and all the nursing staff at the Kansas City Cancer Center for their wonderful care and all her co-workers from the Cerner Corporation.

Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnewcomers.com

Arrangements:  D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO 64133, 816-353-1218.