COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.


Caroline Margareth Weber, age 76, was freed from her pain on June 15th, 2019, to be with the Lord.
Caroline was born on April 16th, 1943 in Cresco, Iowa to George J. and Stella (Hemann) Weber. She grew up on a family farm near Lamar, Missouri, graduating from Lamar High School in 1961.
She became an amputee at the age of 6 and learned to walk with a peg leg before being fitted with a prosthesis.
In 1961, she moved to Kansas City, Missouri and worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield a little over 50 years. During the early years while working at Blue Cross Blue Shield she also worked a part time job with General Development. In the early 60's she also volunteered as a Grey Lady with the Red Cross at St. Luke's Hospital. Also during her time at Blue Cross Blue Shield she took a class thru Penn Valley College in medical terminology related to her work.
In May of 2000, Caroline was honored as Missouri Outstanding Older Worker. Caroline was lauded for her volunteer efforts and stamina in overcoming challenges. She was also praised for her taking the initiative and developing ideas that lead to change.
Caroline enjoyed singing and sang with the KC Chapter of Sweet Adeline's for a short time. She also sang with the Redemptorist Our Lady of Perpetual Help for 50 years. After her retirement she volunteered working for her church helping out where ever they needed an extra pair of hands. Caroline loved baking cookies for family and friends and church groups when asked.
Caroline was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Norma Jean; and brothers, Jerome J. and Duane W. Weber; a great-nephew, Travis LaBove and a nephew, Dennis Besse.
Caroline is survived by sisters, Mary A. Besse, Morgan City, Louisiana and Sandra (Vern) VanStratten, Nevada, Missouri; brothers, John M. Weber (Susan Bennett), Sheldon, Missouri and Martin D. (Connie) Weber, Pittsburg, Kansas, along with many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Rosary will be held Monday, June 17th at 6:30 p.m. with visitation immediately following until 8:00 p.m. at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar, Missouri.
Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, June 18th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lamar, MO., with burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Lamar.


#6 Kansas City, MOPatrick Murphy 2019-06-24 02:22
I was in church choir with Caroline for 10 years in the early 1980's.Also part of the network to take her on errands. Always an inspiration for those who spent time with her. Sing with the Angels and Saints.
#5 Tyler, TXPat Diebold McLare 2019-06-19 16:16
I am so sorry to hear of Caroline's death. I had just received a note from her a few weeks ago. She was a very dear friend
#4 LamarJanet Sitton 2019-06-18 14:02
My sympathy to the family. She was involved in so many activities and I know you have many great memories. She will be missed.
#3 Mobile, AlabamaErica Szafranski 2019-06-18 01:36
Caroline was an amazing woman and very funny. She always made me laugh. She also had awesome cookies and I already miss her very much. I know she is resting in the peace of our God.
#2 Overland Park, KansasPatricia McDonald 2019-06-17 14:54
Rest in peace in God's loving arms, dear choir friend. You will be greatly missed. To Sandra and all Caroline's family, condolences on the loss of such a great lady.
#1 Kansas City, MOElizabeth Brown 2019-06-17 14:01
Caroline was a sweet, kind, generous person and will be missed by many. Now, she is singing in the choirs of Heaven. God Bless you, dear friend!

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