Robert W. McFadden, 75, of Overland Park, Kansas , passed away on April 24, 2011. He was born October 13, 1935, to Leona (Koltun) and Roy McFadden in Mosinee, Wisconsin. Bob graduated from Waupaca High School, in Waupaca, Wisconsin, and attended Ripon College, in Ripon, Wisconsin. He spent two years in the army, stationed in Kyoto, Japan. In 1960, he received his BBA from the business school at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He married Joan Ranney, on August 30, 1958, and had three children; Colleen, Deanna, and Bryan. Bob lived and worked in the Kansas City area, for forty years, as an executive for Dylan Tire, BTM, Inc., Midland International and Western Auto. Earlier years were spent in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Milwaukee with CBS and Corning Glass Works. His mother Leona, in 2010, his father , Roy, in 1983, his brother , William in 2009, and daughter, Pamela Ann, in 1962, all preceded Mr. McFadden in death. Family meant the world to him. His children; Colleen Sprinkle of Inverness, Illinois, Deanna Hammer of Warrenton, Virginia, Bryan McFadden of Overland Park, Kansas, his sons-in-law; Michael Sprinkle, and Scott Hammer, survive him. His beloved grand daughters; Kathryn Sprinkle, Anna Sprinkle and Lauren Hammer, will carry on the love and traditions that he showed them. Visitation was held at McGilley State Line Chapel, 12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, Missouri, on Monday, May 2nd, at 1:30-2:30 p.m., with a memorial service following at 2:30 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Continua Hospice, 13002 State Line Road, Leawood, KS, 66209, or to Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway, Suite #300, Kansas City, MO, 64114, or to Families of Mental Health, P.O. Box 325, Shawnee Mission, KS, 66201.
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