Lance Edward Olmstead, 47, Bates City, Missouri, passed away on September 21, 2011.

Lance Edward Olmstead, 47, Bates City, Missouri, passed away on September 21, 2011.


Lance was born on June 22, 1964, in Independence, Missouri, to Jerry and Ellen (Sigman) Olmstead. Lance was a 1982 graduate of William Chrisman High School. He owned and operated Olmstead Construction. Lance was also an Eagle Scout.


He was preceded in death by his mother.


Survivors: Father and step-mother, Jerry and Dorothy Olmstead, Independence; wife, Deborah Olmstead, Independence; children, Chyanne and Colt of the home; brother, Russell Olmstead, Independence; sister, Tamara and husband, Jim Dunmire, Kissee Mills, MO; 3 step-sisters, Debra (J.C.) Jasper, Marshall, MO, Stacey (Jim) DeGrace, Independence, Shannon (James) Stokley, Mayview, MO.


Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 24, 2011, at Poland-Thompson Chapel, Cameron. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial in Kidder Cemetery, Kidder, MO.


Memorial Fund: Children’s Education Fund.


Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com.