Felipe Lian-Fuy Siy, 84, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at his residence. 

Felipe Lian-Fuy Siy, 84, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at his residence.  

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 26, 2011, at Mound Grove Cemetery in Independence.   

All family and friends are welcome to gather from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Avenue, Independence, MO 64052.  

Felipe was born September 18, 1927, in Manila, Philippines, and moved to mainland China with his family at one year of age.  He attended National Taiwan University from 1947-1952, earning a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He then graduated from Kansas State University with a masters degree in agricultural/mechanical engineering in 1956.  He worked as a mechanical engineer for Farmland Industries until he retired in 1987. Felipe enjoyed traveling, yard work, and photography.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Gayla, of the home; four daughters, Suzan Wiemers and husband, Tim, of Houston, TX, Linda Siy of Ft. Worth, TX, Jennifer Siy and her two children, Natalie and Michelle Holste of Romeoville, IL, and Alicia Siy-Seaver and her husband, Nathan, of Vancouver, WA.  

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.