Cover photo for Jan Regan's Obituary
Jan Regan Profile Photo
1942 Jan 2023

Jan Regan

September 21, 1942 — January 13, 2023

                                                                  Jan Regan

                                               September 21, 1942-January 13, 2023

     Jan Regan, age 80, passed away January 13, 2023, in Kansas City after a period of declining


      The daughter of Jim and Virginia McBrien, Jan was a life-long Kansas City resident. Jan attended

Hogan High School and College of St. Teresa. After graduation, she traversed the country as a

TWA hostess, taught at St. Therese Little Flower and Visitation Schools. For more than 30 years

     Jan volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House spearheading the Sunday Night Dinner

Program. Because of her volunteerism, she was recognized as a Local Hero in 2003 by Ingram’s

Magazine and honored with the Buck O’Neil seat in 2013.

    Jan was an avid Kansas City history buff and was always researching and exploring local people,

places and events. She led Plaza Walking Tours and shared her enthusiasm with her students

through her Kansas City History program. In this program, students were given the name of an

historic site in the area and then were to explore with their families and report back to the


    Over the years, many of you likely saw Jan cruising in one of her red convertibles, top down,

tunes blaring, always taking the long way home. On Saturday nights she indulged with a gin and

tonic with lots of ice.

     Jan was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tom and sister, Susan. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Mike, daughters Kerry and Casey (Ken), grandchildren Nick, Greg, Molly, Jack, Luke, Jake, great-grandson Wyatt, brother Rich (Carla), nieces Kelly, Allie and her furry friends Moe, TJ and Sophie.

     Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 am at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 53rd and Mission Road,

Tuesday, January 17 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. Inurnment will be at

Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.

     In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kansas City Ronald McDonald House, 2502 Cherry, Kansas

City, MO, 64108; Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145 or

volunteer with your favorite charity.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jan Regan, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 17, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 55

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree