Myrtle Levell, 78, Marceline, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Marceline. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline.
Memorials may be made to the Marceline Nutrition Center and these may be left at or mailed to Delaney Funeral Home 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, Mo. 64658.
Myrtle was born September 19, 1934, in Fort Morgan, Colo., daughter of Frank and Marie Anna (Cox) Whitcomb. She married Raymond Blaker. He preceded her in death on August 22, 1986. She then married Donald Levell in 1996. He also preceded her in death in 2011.
Myrtle was a homemaker, a member of Grace Baptist Church, Brookfield, and was a Marceline resident since 1978.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Lonnie and Lenore Blaker, Marceline, and Rick and Bridget Blaker, Brookfield; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy O’Dell and husband Greg, Marceline; five grandchildren, Matthew O’Dell and wife, Omala, Overland Park, Kan., Dawn Leavitt and husband, Matthew, Ft. Riley, Kan., Jeremiah Blaker and wife, Nikki, Brookfield, and Rikki Blaker, Maryville, Joshua Johnson, Brookfield; five great-grandchildren, Breeonna and Cloe Leavitt, Ft. Riley, Kan., and Jesse, Jodi and Stevie Blaker, Brookfield; aunt, Vera Cox, Ft. Morgan, Colo.; and uncl,e Charles Cox, Johnson, Neb.; and nephew, Donnie Dean Whitcomb, Bowie, Md.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother. Donald Dean Whitcomb Sr.; and step-son, Steven Blaker.