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Albert 'Bert' Dean Potter

Updated: May 14

Albert (Bert) Dean Potter was born on April 14, 1957, in Sterling, Colo., to Robert Wayne Potter Sr., and Clara Charlotte (Uhlin) Potter. He passed away on April 30, 2024, at Research Medical Center, surrounded by his loving wife Louise and family.

Albert (Bert) Dean Potter

Bert was born in Northeastern Colorado and lived in many small towns in the area, including Sterling, Merino, Akron, Yuma and Peetz, before moving to Kansas City in 1963 with his family. Bert moved to Belton in the early 1970s, when he became a lifelong resident.

Bert worked as a devoted employee at Labconco Corporation, a laboratory equipment supplier, from 1977 until his passing. Bert loved his job, and during his time at Labconco, he made many contributions to the company along with making lifetime friends.

Bert was a huge Tate Stevens fans, and he and his wife were longtime friends with Tate Stevens and also worked as administrators for his fan club. We will all be blessed to listen to much of Tate Stevens’ music at Bert’s Celebration of Life.

Bert is preceded in death by his father, Robert Wayne Potter Sr.; his mother, Clara Charlotte Potter; and two brothers, Wayne Edward Potter and Robert Wayne Potter Jr.

Bert leaves behind his wife, Louise Potter; his son, Michael Potter; his siblings, Patricia Garrett, Melvina Milford, Elayne Allison, Susan Baxley, John Potter and Jerry Potter; sisters-in-law Carolyn Potter and Loretta Meisenheimer; brothers-in-law Dennis Dukes, Eugene Meisenheimer and Edward Meisenheimer; and many nephews and nieces, cousins and longtime friends and coworkers whom he loved dearly.

Bert’s Celebration of Life will be held at Marcom-Harvey Funeral Care, 9100 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday, May 11. The visitation is from 2-3 p.m. and service is from 3-4 p.m.

Outdoor potted plants can be sent to the funeral home, or in lieu of plants, please send donations in Albert’s (Bert’s) name to the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Research Medical Center, 2316 E. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64132.


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