Adelee M. Baars 1926 - 2013 Topeka, KS

Adelee “Addie” McCaslin Baars, 87, of Topeka, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Midland Care. Her funeral service was held at Dove Cremation & Funeral Service on September, 26, 2013 at 10:00AM . Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS.
Addie was born August 10, 1926 in Hoyt, KS to Peter and Bettie (Payton) McCaslin. She graduated from Hoyt High School in 1944. She married Cassius R. “Chuck” Baars on January 1, 1968 in Topeka. They called Lake Dabinawa, in Jefferson county, home for many years before returning to Topeka in 2000. Addie was employed by Hallmark. She and Cassius owned and operated Shady Grove Mobile Home Park in Topeka for many years. Addie was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to her parents, Addie was preceded in death by her loving husband of 32 years, Cassius R. Baars; and three brothers, Durrell, James and Jean.
She is survived by her step-children, Charles (Vivian) Baars of Lawrence, KS, Debra Littlefield of Topeka, KS, Judith Baars and Sandra Graham both of northwest Arkansas; three sisters, Jennie Cockrell of Kansas City, KS, Adelaide McWhirt of Topeka, and Bettiejo Hinkle of Kansas City, KS; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Addie’s family would like to thank the staff at Midland Hospice House for the compassionate, tender care that they provided while she was in their care. Memorial contributions may be made to The House at Midland Care, 200 SW Frazier Cir. Topeka, KS 66606. To leave a message for the family online, please visit Please sign this guestbook at