Elberta Irene Sciara
Elberta Irene Sciara
  • February 15, 1935 - August 25, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Elberta, 82, of Kansas City, MO went to be with the Lord on August 25, 2017. She was born February 15, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN to Hugh and Gladys (Holman) Scotten. She was raised in a small 2 story farm house in rural Indiana. She was active in her community church and attended Mt Comfort, IN High School and graduated in 1953. She then went on to graduate from the School of Practical Nursing in Indianapolis, IN in 1958 where among her duties were to look after race car drivers from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While volunteering at a USO dance she met her future husband, John D. Sciara and on December 24, 1960 they were married in Tempe, AZ. In 1962 they returned to Kansas City to raise their family. In the years that followed she cared for patients in their home throughout the Northland. Elberta had a great love for her family and the Lord. She will be missed by all she touched.

Elberta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John D. Sciara; and her brother, Myron Scotten.

Survivors include her children, Steve Sciara, Mike (Tracey) Sciara, and Nancy Imber; siblings, Tom (Azy) Scotten and Gayle (Stan) Crews; grandchildren, Mandi (Bryant) Scott, Samantha Sciara, Tyra Prosser, and Tiffany Sciara; great- grandson, Thoren “T-Rex” Rexford Scott.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Saturday September 2, 2017 at St Gabriel’s Catholic Church (4737 North Cleveland Ave Kansas City, MO 64117) with a visitation from 9:30-11 AM at the church. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Memorials are suggested to One Community Hospice. (Arr. White Chapel, 816-452-8419)