NU Online News Service, July 1, 2003, 4:22 p.m. EDT – Kansas City Life Insurance Company, Kansas City, Mo., has completed the previously announced $61 million purchase of GuideOne Life Insurance Company from GuideOne Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, and GuideOne Mutual Insurance Company.

Kansas City Life says it expects to move the GuideOne Life operations to Kansas City once it can do so efficiently.