Kansas City Star Obituaries

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Founded in 1880, The Kansas City Star  is an eight time Pulitzer Prize winner stationed in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kansas City Star produces a wide range of content, from hard-hitting investigations and government accountability journalism to wall-to-wall coverage from its nationally recognised and award-winning sports team. The Star has won eight Pulitzer Prizes in its history - and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2018, 2019 and 2020It is known for its influence on the career of Harry Truman and as the newspaper where a young Hemingway honed his unique style of writing. It has an estimated daily circulation of around 1601, and is now owned by The McClatchy Company.

Publish an Obituary on The Kansas City Star

The Obituary Department of The Kansas City Star is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturdays, Sundays and observed holidays. The office may also be closed, or close early, due to inclement weather emergencies.

In order to submit an obituary, they must be emailed to The Kansas City Star at obits@kcstar.com. An obituary must be received by 3:00 p.m. the day before it is to run in the paper. The deadline for pictures is 2:00 p.m. the day before publication and emailed in .jpg format. Obituaries and pictures received after the deadlines will be delayed by at least one day.

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