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William "Will" Mason

Weston • Platte County • Missouri

Hazel Reed


William “Will” Mason, 54, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the North Care Hospice House in North K.C., MO.  Will was born March 29, 1964 in Leavenworth, KS to William Joseph Mason and Mary Jean Coons. 

Will was a 1982 graduate of the North Platte High School in Dearborn, MO.  He was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Smithville, MO. 

Will worked for 17 years as a plumbing supplies salesman for Winsupply in Kearney, MO.  He loved riding his Harley and was an avid Chiefs fan.  Will enjoyed being on the lake, and was known for his smile and likeable manner. 

He was preceded in death by his father and brother Justin Mason. 

Will is survived by:  his longtime best friend Robert Jacobson; his mother Mary Jean Mason; his sister Shelly (Tim) Haecker; his nieces and nephews Carrie (Aaron) Keller, Cara (Nate) Doolittle, Wyatt Mason, McKenzie Mason, and McKayla Mason; 4 great nephews; 1 great niece; his grandma Norma Coons; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and extended family. 

A visitation was held 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Platte City, MO.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 9 at the funeral home followed by interment at the Camden Point Cemetery in Camden Point, MO. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be given to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.

Arrangements By: 

Rollins Funeral Home
Platte City, MO
Ph. 816.858.2129

Hazel Reed, 99, died October 2, 2018 at Benton House of Tiffany Springs ALF.  She was born January 25, 1919 in East Leavenworth, MO to Elijah and Annie (Adams) Laster.

She married James Franklin Reed on July 30, 1935 in Platte City, MO, and was a lifelong resident of the Weston area. She stayed at home to raise her family while James proudly served in WWII.

Hazel was a member of the First Baptist Church of Weston for over 60 years, where she was a member of the Sew-N-Sews group. She was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling, and took pride in gardening and maintaining her lawn. She loved spending time with her family, as well as her Thursday breakfast group that met at the Weston Café.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband; son James R. Reed; and 3 sisters.

Hazel is survived by: her daughter Helen (JP) Coldren of Platte City, MO; daughter-in-law Sissy Reed of Blue Springs, MO; grandchildren John F. Coldren of Chula Vista, CA, Shelley (Gary) Oberdiek of Platte City, MO, Pam (Randy) Oberdiek of Platte City, MO, and Sharra (Gary) Haynes of Tucson, AZ; 6 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

A visitation was held Friday, October 5, 2018 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, followed by a 2:30 pm funeral service at Vaughn Funeral Home in Weston, MO.

Burial immediately following at Graceland Cemetery, Weston, MO. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas City Hospice Foundation: Suite 200, 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Kansas City, MO  64114 or the First Baptist Church of Weston: 160 Walnut St., Weston, MO  64098.

Arrangements By: 

Vaughn Funeral Home
Weston, MO
Ph. 816.386.2281