Places

  • Lenexa is also known as: Johnson County / Lenexa city.

  • Lenexa tourist attractions include: Legler Barn Museum.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Drake Dunsmore (american football player), and Kathleen LaGue (actor and singer-songwriter).

History

As of the 2010 census, the city population was 48,190. Lenexa is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. It is bordered by the cities of Shawnee to the north, Overland Park to the east, De Soto to the west and Olathe to the south. Twelve years before the town of Lenexa was platted in 1869, a young man named James Butler Hickok staked a claim on 160 acres (0.65 km) at what is now the corner of 83rd and Clare Road. At about the same time, a census of the Shawnee Indians living in the area was being taken. One of the residents was listed as "Na-Nex-Se Blackhoof," the widow of Chief Blackhoof, who was the second signer of the 1854 treaty that ceded 1.6 million acres (6,500 km²) of the Kansas Shawnee Indian reservation to the U.S. government. A few miles east in Westport, Missouri, was the start of the Old Santa Fe Trail. It meandered through the southeast part of Lenexa on its way to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Life in eastern Kansas was about to change dramatically. Later, Hickok became a scout for the Free-State Army, a sharpshooter and eventually,...

The official website for the city of Lenexa is http://www.ci.lenexa.ks.us/.

There is currently 1 cemetery listing for the city of Lenexa, Kansas. Looking for Lenexa funeral homes?

Lenexa Obituaries

It was written on May 25th, 2016 that Wilma Agnes Wink (Craig) died in Lenexa, Kansas.  Ms. Wink was 89 years old and was born in Osage Co, MO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilma Agnes's life.

It was reported by Topeka Capital-Journal on March 27th, 2016 that Vera "Tiny" Kiewit (Drumm) passed on in Lenexa, Kansas.  Ms. Kiewit was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Vera "Tiny"'s life.

It was disclosed by Topeka Capital-Journal on March 6th, 2016 that Alan C Henderson passed away in Lenexa, Kansas.  Henderson was 69 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alan C's life.

It was noted by Topeka Capital-Journal on January 31st, 2016 that Margaret Louise Slavik (Long) passed on in Lenexa, Kansas.  Ms. Slavik was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margaret Louise's life.

It was noted on January 28th, 2016 that Robert Dale Stroup perished in Lenexa, Kansas.  Stroup was 90 years old and was born in Hastings, NE.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Dale's life.

It was reported by Louisburg Herald on January 22nd, 2016 that Albert Guy "Al" Bolton perished in Lenexa, Kansas.  Bolton was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Albert Guy "Al"'s life.

It was noted by Louisburg Herald on January 15th, 2016 that George Robert "Bob" Knight passed on in Lenexa, Kansas.  Knight was 72 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor George Robert "Bob"'s life.

It was written by Louisburg Herald on January 15th, 2016 that Elizabeth Zahner (Enyart) passed on in Lenexa, Kansas.  Ms. Zahner was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elizabeth's life.

It was written by Louisburg Herald on January 15th, 2016 that Elizabeth Zahner (Enyart) died in Lenexa, Kansas.  Ms. Zahner was 89 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth's life.

It was reported by Topeka Capital-Journal on December 21st, 2015 that Charles R "Charlie" Grahnert passed on in Lenexa, Kansas.  Grahnert was 65 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles R "Charlie"'s life.

Cemeteries in Lenexa

Catholic Cemeteries Kck

Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas was the Archdiocesan effort, which began in 1967, to consolidate the accounting of five cemeteries located in the two counties.In 2011, Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Topeka conveyed its operations to Catholic...

Mound Grove Cemetery

With interests in genealogy and American history, Carolyn Tillman is well suited to her job as office manager at Mound Grove Cemetery. Since joining the Mound Grove staff in 1985, Carolyn has meticulously watched over the records and families...

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Catholic Cemetery
8321 Quivira Rd
Lenexa, KS 66214

Lenexa Cemetery News

Church Notes: College Church invites public to Family Harvest Festival
Father Robert Conroy, MC, pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Overland Park, will offer Mass in the Prince of Peace Mausoleum, Resurrection Cemetery, 83rd Street and Quivira Road, Lenexa. Father Dan Gardner, pastor of All Saints Parish, Kansas City, Kan.,
http://www.kansascity.com/2010/10/29/2370199/church-notes-college-church-invites.html

William James 'BJ' Backman Eudora
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. BJ died November 5 ... an uncle who was raised in the family home as a big brother, Eric Martin of Lenexa, KS; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; his cat, Melvin; and his beloved dogs, Maya and ...
http://www2.ljworld.com/obituaries/2010/nov/06/william-backman/

Nadine Elizabeth Burk obituary
and his wife Sarah of McPherson; three brothers, Monte Ray Zinn and his wife Jan of Lenexa ... Kansas, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, with The Reverend Tim Leaf officiating. Final resting place will be at the New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery ...
http://www.mcphersonsentinel.com/obituaries/x1696245653/Nadine-Elizabeth-Burk-obituary

A monumental project
Corey Thomas, business development manager for Pishny Restoration Services in Lenexa, said the restoration ... Lowell Manis, superintendent of the cemetery, said the three mausoleums all built in the late 1880s and listed on the Kansas and national ...
http://cjonline.com/news/local/2010-11-06/a_monumental_project

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Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
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Cemetery Lookup - Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and ...
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xkcd: Cemetery
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Johnson County, Kansas GenWeb - Cemeteries
From Kansas City, MO, take I35 South 12 miles to 87th St Parkway, exit 225A. ... Lenexa cemetery was established in 1872 for use as a city cemetery. ...
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/johnson/cemetery/lenexa.html

Lenexa Historical Society
Kansas Scenic Byways > More. Kansas Cemetery>More. Legler Barn Museum >more. Journal News ... Lenexa-Kansas State BBQ Championship Jun 25,26 2011 - more ...
http://www.lenexahistoricalsociety.org/

City of Lenexa, Kansas - Road Construction
Black Hoof Park Phase A at Lake Lenexa. CIP Construction Update ... City Park at Resurrection Cemetery. Clare Road & 97th St. to Prairie Star Pkwy. Coon Creek ...
https://www.ci.lenexa.ks.us/PublicWorks/cityparkatresurrectioncemetery.html

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