Kimberly Jeanne (Waite) Cason-Stevermer

Kimberly Jeanne (Waite) Cason-Stevermer, 60, passed away suddenly and peacefully in her home surrounded by her immediate and loving family in Shawnee, Kansas the evening of Thursday, June 13th.  She was born January 20th, 1959, in St. Louis, Missouri to Ladonne Roth Waite and Robert Waite. 

Kimberly pursued teaching special education at the University of Missouri.  She received a Master of Arts in Reading Education.  January 2nd, 1985, she gave birth to her son Nicholas.  She taught seventh-grade special education in the Raytown School District for twenty-six years. In 2011, she buried her son close to where she grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  In 2013, she retired from teaching in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and continued to substitute teach in the Lee’s Summit School District.  She loved her calling as a teacher.  She and Kim Owen were married September 23rd, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri.

She is predeceased by her son Nicholas Robb Smith, and her mother Ladonne Roth Waite.  She is survived by her loving husband Kim Owen Stevermer, her stepchildren Owen, Gene, and Klara Stevermer, her father Robert Wayne (Bud) and her stepmother Margaret Waite.  Also surviving are her brother and wife Kelly and Sally Waite, her sister and husband Libby and Hoke Fisher, her four nephews and four nieces, and her three great-nieces and great nephew.

Funeral Services

A visitation and prayer service will be held at Amos Funeral Home in Shawnee, Kansas from 5pm-8pm on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.  To conclude the visitation a memorial prayer service will begin at 7:30pm.

There will be a visitation at Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin, Missouri at 10am, a service at 11:30, and a procession to Bellerive Gardens Cemetery in Creve Coeur, Missouri on Thursday, June 20, 2019  Kimberly will be laid to rest beside her son Nicholas.

Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Condolences may be shared online at

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16 Comments on “Kimberly Jeanne (Waite) Cason-Stevermer”

  1. Celie Stevermer Says:

    Kim, I am so sorry to hear of kimberly’s death. Such a shock. Only met her once, at the farm for the centennial celebration. Such a lovely person prayers for you and your family

  2. wallace & jean crouch Says:

    Kim: we are so sorry to hear about the death of your wife! Know you and your children are devastated~~Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time!

  3. jim & laura crouch thornbrugh Says:

    Kim: Just heard of the death of your dear wife and are so deeply sorry to hear about it! prayers to you and your family in this terrible time!

  4. Dianna & Steve Burke Says:

    Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Stevermer family. May God help you through this difficult time and give you peace to carry on.

  5. Betty Calcara Says:

    Dear Kim and family, I was saddened to get the news about your beloved Kim. I know she brought a lot of love and happiness in your lives, and that she will be missed. My sincere sympathy, and prayers that God will bless you and give you consolation in the days to come, knowing that she is now in His loving arms.

  6. Mike Van Walleghem Says:

    Just got back late last night. Got in early and check Amos and saw this! I have know idea what to say but I’m shocked and really sorry. And I hope your OK.

  7. Greg Manker Says:

    Kim, so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers & thoughts go to you and your family.

  8. Fran and Linda VanNieuwenhuyse Says:

    Kim and Familiy,
    Our prayers and sympathy to you. May you have peace and comfort from them.
    God Bless the Stevermer Family

  9. fran sankey Says:

    Dear Kim: We are shocked and saddened to hear of Kimberly’s death. She was a lovely person and brought joy and happiness into your life. May she rest in peace and may Our Blessed Lord bring comfort to you and your family.

  10. The Radice Family Says:

    The Radice Family sends many prayers and much energy to your family during this difficult time.

  11. Carole Collyard Says:

    Dear Kim,
    I am so sorry about the death of your wife. It is unbelievable when you had just found happiness together again. Let me know if we can do anything.

    Ken and Carole Collyard

  12. Jan Faidley & Jim Upton Says:

    Kim, we are saddened to learn this news. Praying for you and all your family.

  13. John & Susan Weber Says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. Barbara Riley Says:

    Dear Kim.
    Sherman Zimmerman and Barb Riley are sorry to hear of your loss Our prayers are with you

  15. Carlee Says:

    Sending thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. The Dubbert Family loves you all

  16. Kathy Flynn & Brian Hansen Says:

    Dear Kim, We are so incredibly saddened & shocked to just hear of your tragic loss of your beautiful Kim. I am praying for your heartache to be replaced with peace… We send our love & most sincere condolences. ❤

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