Sylvia LaVonne (Essig) Short, a long time resident of the KCMO
area passed Sunday, October 4, 2015 at her home, after a prolonged illness.
Born August 1, 1934 in KCMO. Sylvia attended Liberty High School. She
married Don Short Sept 22, 1951. Sylvia enjoyed an active life. She loved
spending time with family. She was a long time member of the Shooting Stars
Sq Dance club. They spent last few years of their retirement in Alamo Texas.
Sylvia is survived by her husband of 64 years, Don Short, her son Doug Short
(Carolyn), her daughter Mendy Blowers (Alan) 5 grandchildren, 4 great
grandchildren 2 sisters Jeannie Meadows and Barbara Ragle. Sylvia was
preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Marguerite Essig, brothers Joe
Compton and Jim Essig. An informal memorial will be at Corner Cafe in
Liberty, Mo, Nov 7th 2:00-4:00. Please come and share your memories to
celebrate Sylvia's life. A memorial service will also be at Winter Ranch,
Alamo Tx. on Feb 23,2016. Memorial gifts may be made in Sylvia's name to Bee
First Hospice 2805 S Expressway 83, Harlingen Tx 78552.