James Edward Pruente

October 30, 2013 

JAMES E. PRUENTE

James Edward Pruente, 62, passed away Oct. 21, 2013. Jim was born Aug.1, 1951 to Ralph and Ann Pruente in Kansas City, Mo. and lived in Lee’s Summit since 1958 except the four years his family lived and worked in Eureka Springs, Ark. in the 1970s.

Jim enjoyed time with family, the outdoors and sporting events and was a proud member of Laborers Local No. 264 for more than 30 years.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Pruente; son Shane Pruente (Nancy) and grandchildren Connor, Aidan, Amberle and Teague; brothers, Ralph (Sue), Buster (April), Bob (Teresa), Bill (Debbie) and Roger (Nancy) and sisters, Mary Ann Corwin (Darrell), Susie Brown (Bob), Patty Hake and Kathleen Crane (Todd); three aunts, three uncles, 16 nieces, eight nephews, 22 greatnieces and 14 greatnephews and sister-in-law Patricia Elliot (Robie).

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at Roaring River State Park. For details and condolences contact: jpruentecelebration@gmail.com.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to your favorite wildlife organization.

The family expresses sincere appreciation to Corner Brook Place and Preferred Hospice for their exceptional care and compassion.

(Arrangements: Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64138, 816-523-1234.)

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