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ALTEMUELLER, Anna
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI: Anna C. Roetheli Altemueller, 90, died June 24, 2000. She was born February 10, 1910 to the late Joseph Roetheli and Christine Scheidegger Roetheli. She helped operate Altemueller's Restaurant. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Marlene Altemueller of Washington; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lois Evans of Washington, and Donna and Gary Hoffman of Lake Sherwood; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; a special friend, Becky Stahlmann of Union; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank Altemueller; two brothers, Frank and Paul Roetheli; and two sisters, Margaret Jasper and Marie Holdmeyer. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery by Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home.

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ANTHONY, Henry C.
SELIGMAN, MISSOURI: Henry Carl Anthony, 65, died April 11, 1996. He was born June 16, 1930 to Henry and Johanna Pohl Anthony. He was a self-employed machinist. He is survived by his wife, Bernice Estelle Waggoner Anthony; a daughter, Carol Langley; two sisters, Maureen Powers and Charlotte Dunk; and his nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements were handled by Williamson Funeral Home.

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ARNETT, Lloyd
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Lloyd Washington Arnett, 84, died May 8, 2002. He was born August 23, 1917 in Edwards, MO to George Washington and Cynthia Lavada Berryman Arnett. He was a horse rancher, and bred, raised, trained and showed horses at the American Royal. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He attended Calvary Baptist Church, and was a member of the State Fair Saddle Club and the Jolly Elders. He is survived by a son, Larry Wayne Arnett of Blue Springs; a sister, Ophia Estes of Excelsior Springs; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Beulah, Eula, Mildred, and Sophie; and two brothers, Loren and Leland. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by McLaughlin Fuenral Chapel.

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AUSTIN, Edna
GLADSTONE, MISSOURI: Edna Lee Austin died November 14, 1992 at Pleasant Valley Manor in Clay County. She was born in Cooper County. She was a retired supervisor at Modern Handcraft in Kansas City. She attended Roanoke Baptist Church, and was a member of the AARP. She is survived by her cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddison R. Austin. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery in Ludlow under the direction of Newcomer's White Chapel Funeral Home.

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AYERS, Billie
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Billie Ayers, 80, died November 10, 2007. He was born April 1, 1927 to the late James Oscar and LouUna Turner Ayers. He worked for 17 years at Marquise Photography Studios in Enid, OK, and also worked at Fairchild and King Press, both in Joplin. He owned a dairy and chicken farm, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He enjoyed taking care of animals. He attended Buffalo Creek Baptist Church in Tiff City. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Melody and Jay Morris of Anderson; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Penny Ayers of Fayetteville, AR; 5 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Fanny Elizabeth Kennedy Ayers; a sister, Willadeen Barton; two brothers, Buell Ayers and J.O. Ayers; and his parents. Services were held at Buffalo Creek Baptist Church. Burial with military honors was at Peace Valley Cemetery with arrangements by Walker-Dowd Funeral Home.

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BACKES, Helen
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Helen Louise Backes, 60, died January 8, 2007 at her home. She was born May 20, 1946 in Vienna to Henry and Ella Sudheimer Hilke. She formerly worked at the Missouri Division of Employment Security, and was a volunteer at St. Mary's Health Center and the Samaritan Center. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Kim Backes of Jefferson City, and Marcus and Jenni Backes of Greenville, SC; four sisters, Theresa Willibrand of Jefferson City, Irene Stratman of Rolla, and Marie Kloeppel and Pat Hilke, both of St. Charles; three brothers, John Hilke of Freeburg, and Jim Hilke and Dan Hilke, both of St. Charles; and 4 grandsons. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Henry Hilke; and a sister, Emily Hilke. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment was at Visitation Catholic Cemetery in Vienna with arrangements by Houser-Millard Funeral Home.

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BACKFISCH, Michael J., Sr.
SCOTT CITY, MISSOURI: Michael Joseph Backfisch, Sr., 53, died December 13, 2001. He was born April 26, 1948 in Cape Girardeau to Joseph Lawrence and Lucille Rose Halter Backfisch. He was a service manager at Ford Groves in Cape Girardeau, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He attended St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg. He is survived by a son, Michael Backfisch, Jr. of New Hamburg; a daughter, Michelle Backfisch of New Hamburg; two sisters, Therese Ansberry of Cedar Hill, TN, and Mary Ann Chaney of Bethalto, IL; three brothers, Harold Backfisch of Benton, and Vincent Backfisch and Jerome Backfisch, both of New Hamburg; 2 grandchildren; and a close friend, Marcia Abernathy of Cape Girardeau. Services were held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Lawrence Cemetery under the direction of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.

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BALTIMORE, Lillie
PUXICO, MISSOURI: Lillie Baltimore, 80, died September 28, 2006 at the Puxico Nursing Center. She was born July 13, 1926 in Neelyville, MO to Pleas J. and Freeona Miller Oakes. She was a retired LPN. She attended Puxico General Baptist Church. She was a former resident of Wappapello and Hillsboro, MO. She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Burks of Puxico; a son, Billy Baltimore of Dexter; four sisters, Viola Hoover of Indiana, Mildred Shivley of Illinois, and Lois Smith and Daisy Shivley, both of Rockford, IL; a brother, Fred Oakes of Rockford, IL; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Lee Baltimore; a daughter, Mary Jo Carter; four sisters, Goldie Riley, Florence Schafer, Mary Burson, and Irene Hanebrink; and a brother, Roy Oakes. Services were held at the Puxico General Baptist Church. Interment was at Richmann Chapel Cemetery near Wappapello under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Service.

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BANCROFT, Betty Lea
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Betty Lea Brancroft 76, died February 5, 2010. She was born March 2, 1933 to Ralph E. and Dorthea Dickerson Lea. She worked in the automobile industry for 50 years. She was ranked as one of the top 10 automotive accountants in the United States, and owned Betty Bancroft Chevrolet, becoming one of only two female car dealers in Florida at the time. She is survived by a son, Ron Bartel of Columbia; two daughters, Cyndy Crider of Chesterfield, and Nancy Cooper of Manchester; a sister, Nina Fuller of Florida; 3 granddaughters; and 3 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by a brother, Doyle Lea. Interment was in Union, MO by Parker Funeral Service.

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BARCUS, Glenn
SEYMOUR, MISSOURI: Glenn Dale Barcus, 70, died January 4, 2008. He was born March 8, 1937 to Fred Barcus and Gertie Sanders Barcus. He was a farmer, and also worked in maintenance for the City of Seymour. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He enjoyed collecting knives and coins. He is survived by two children, Dwayne Barcus and Glenda Little (Alan), all of Ava; 3 grandchildren; a sister, Mary Caudill of Thornfield; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Brenda Barcus Ingram; and two brothers, Wayne and Charlie Barcus. Interment was at the Ava Cemetery with arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home.

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BARKER, L. Dale
MEMPHIS, MISSOURI: L. Dale Barker died November 5, 2005. He was born November 16, 1923. He was a retired farmer in the Bible Grove area, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Bible Grove Christian Church, and was a 50-year member of the VFW. He enjoyed coon hunting and horses, and was an avid sports fan. He is survived by a daughter, Beverly Epperson (Ken) of Milton, IA; a son, Stanley D. Barker of Canon City, CO; 4 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Barker; his parents; and a brother, Gale Barker. Interment was at Bible Grove Christian Church Cemetery by Memphis Funeral Home.

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BARNARD, Bessie
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Bessie Lee Barnard, 78, died July 23, 1970 in Cape Girardeau. She was born November 29, 1891 in Sherman, TX. She formerly worked at Roslick Department Store in Dubuque, IA, and had been living in Cape Girardeau for 2 years. Survivors include a son, Fred M. Barnard of Cape Girardeau; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Fowler Cemetery in Fowler, IN with arrangements by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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BARRICK, Edith
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Edith Jessie Barrick, 96, died November 15, 1999 at Independence Health Care Center. She was born November 12, 1903 in Okeene, OK. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Keyes, OK. She is survived by two daughters, Patsy Ann Cannon (David) of Oklahoma City, OK, and Wanda Jo Conger (Charles) of Independence; two sisters, Opal Thompson and Ethel Brown, both of Boise City, OK; a brother, Frank Walton of Boise City, OK; 5 grandsons; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Barrick; a sister; and five brothers. Burial was at Floral Hills East Memorial Gardens under the direction of Speaks Suburban Chapel.

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BATHON, Paul
FLORISSANT, MISSOURI: Paul F. Bathon, 81, died November 7, 2007. He was born May 24, 1926. He retired from Ford Motor Co. after 43 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Virginia Kellerman Bathon; his children, Richard (Diana) Bathon, Linda (Michael) Kroeger, Chris (Keith) Mort, and Karla Bathon; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Paul Bathon. Services were held at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery by Hutchens Mortuary.

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BECKER, Melvin
UNION, MISSOURI: Melvin L. Becker, 81, died December 29, 2004. He was born September 10, 1923 to Louis Becker and Pansy Kelley Becker. He worked at Von Hoffman Printing Company and Sayers Printing Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Kathy Becker of St. Louis, and Tom and Susan Becker of Union; a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Greg Wittenbrink of West Plains; a sister, Dorothy Glatz of Hemet, CA; 8 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Amelia Slavito Becker; a son, James Becker; and a brother, Louis Becker. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Oltmann Funeral Home.

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BELCHER, Mary
EL DORADO SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Mary Ellen Taylor Belcher, 84, died September 14, 2004 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs. She was born Dec. 31, 1919 to George A. and Laura R. Taylor. She was a longtime El Dorado Springs resident, and enjoyed quilting, canning and gardening. Survivors include a son, Lawrence H. McMullin; a daughter, Marian L. McMullin (Kahler); 5 brothers-in-law; 8 sisters-in-law; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was formerly married to George McMullin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Robert W. Belcher; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Hazel Dell Cemetery with arrangements by Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home.

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BELT, Pauline
LEONARD, MISSOURI: Pauline Mildred Belt, 97, died February 15, 2005 at the Salt River Nursing Home in Shelbina. She was born January 26, 1908 in Shelby County to Antone and Elizabeth Jane Runyon Peoples. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Hagers Grove. Survivors include a son, Jim Belt (Donna) of Leonard; a daughter, Jane Caldwell (Bill) of Leonard; a sister, Alma Stuart of Armstrong; 7 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl L. Belt; her parents; and two brothers, Justin Peoples and Weldon Peoples. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shelbina. Interment was at St. Michael's Cemetery with arrangements by Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home.

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BENNETT, Kathy
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Kathy Louise Bennett, 46, died October 19, 2008. She was born November 27, 1962 to John Cleveland and Clara Louise Downing Wooten. She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Vernon and Louise Stephenson of Excelsior Springs; a daughter, Tina Whitmore (Shawn) of Excelsior Springs; a son, Aaron Stephenson of Excelsior Springs; and a brother, Jerry Wooten of Corder. She was preceded in death by her father; a sister, Linda Mabrito; and a brother, Michael Wooten. Burial was at Paradise Cemetery with arrangements by Polley Funeral Home.

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BENNETT, Lorene
DORENA, MISSOURI: Lorene C. Bennett, 75, died September 16, 2001 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born March 7, 1926 in Camden, TN to the late Mims and Lillie Harper Beasley. She and her husband owned Bennett's Store for 45 years. She was a Protestant. Survivors include her husband, Ruben "Brother" Bennett; two daughters, Phyllis Martin and Toni Russell; two sons, Barry Bennett and Dennis Bennett; two sisters, Marie St. John and Kathryn Marcum; a brother, Woodrow Beasley; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Burial was at East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Shelby Funeral Home.

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BERTHE, Cecelia
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Cecelia R. Berthe, 63, died May 4, 1969 in Farmington. She was born in Monterrey, Mexico. She was a former resident of Charleston. She was survived by a brother, Charles Berthe of Atlanta, GA; and a sister, Mrs. Henry Boudreaw of St. Louis. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Home.

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BETTIS, Kathryn Lee
TOWN AND COUNTRY, MISSOURI: Kathryn Lee Bettis, 77, died January 19, 2005. She was a graduate of the University of Missouri, and was president of Chi Omega sorority and served on the Mortar Board. She was the wife of Zack F. Bettis for 55 years; the mother and mother-in-law of Zack (Karen) Bettis, Jr., Elizabeth (Charles) Yeargain, Kathryn Bettis, and Gail (Richard) Ford; and the sister of Ellen L. Heuston. She had 8 grandchildren. Services were held at Manchester United Methodist Church. Interment was at Manchester United Methodist Cemetery under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home.

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BIGELOW, Hannah
AURORA, MISSOURI: Hannah E. Bigelow died July 4, 1912. She was survived by her children, Fred, Will, Custer, Reuben Carrie Boggs, Inis Crowell, Gertrude Berry, and Eula Mosher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel K. Bigelow. Burial was at Maple Park Cemetery.

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BILYEU, Loren
TANEY COUNTY, MISSOURI: Loren Leon Bilyeu died September 16, 1924. He was born June 5, 1923 to Ralph and Lola Cupp Bilyeu. Interment was at Cupp Cemetery.

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BIPPUS, Lester
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOUI: Lester H. Bippus, 85, died August 8, 2006. He was born in Chicot County, AR on February 22, 1921 to Otto Franklin and Vera Poole Bippus. He was a former resident of Butler, IN. He was a decorated U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He worked at Meyer Alberts Grocerer in Cape Girardeau for 13 years, and also worked at a metal foundry in San Francisco. He was a member of the First Church of God. He is survived by a daughter, Janet (Coy) Willard of Cape Girardeau; a stepdaughter, Ruth (Doug) Meyer of West Unity, OH; a stepson, Ronald (Kathy) Vanover of Sellersburg, IN; two sisters, Dorothy Schlessor of Burlingame, CA, and Wanda Johnson of Auburn, IN; a daughter-in-law, Stella Bippus of Cape Girardeau; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandson; 5 step-grandchildren; and 4 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two wives, Frieda James Bippus and Lillian Vanover Bippus; a son, Frank Bippus; a brother, Otto Bippus; and his parents. Interment with military honors was at Butler Cemetery with arrangements by H.E. Johnson and Son Funeral Home.

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BIRMINGHAM, Mary Ruth
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Mary Ruth Birmingham, 75, died May 14, 2004. She was born February 22, 1929 in Clay County to Ray and Loretta Sanderfer Turner. She worked at the University of Missouri for 21 years. Survivors include four children, Dennis Ray Birmingham of Kingdom City, Carolyn Ann Cook of Springfield, and Barbara Jean Birmingham and Geary E. Birmingham, both of Columbia; four sisters, Muriel Foster of Poplar Bluff, Wilma Smith of Pocahontas, AR, Eula Young of Flint, MI, and Pauline Terhufen of Arizona; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Birmingham; her parents; a brother, Lester; and three sisters, Delia, Mildred and Mary. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home.

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BISPLINGHOFF, Mary
CHAFFEE, MISSOURI: Mary Elizabeth Bisplinghoff, 84, died August 13, 1979 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 2, 1895 in Bowling Green, KY to Mr. and Mrs. John DeWitt. She was active with the Democratic Party in Scott County, and was a longtime registrar at Kelso Township. She attended the First United Methodist Church, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She served as secretary of the Railway Trainmen Auxiliary for over 50 years. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Parham of Memphis, TN; two sons, William Ray Bisplinghoff of Durham, NC, and Dr. Fred Bisplinghoff of Indianapolis, IN; a sister; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters; a brother; and a grandson. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau by Amick-Burnett Funeral Home.

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BITSCH, Julianna
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Julianna Bitsch, 68, died November 24, 1948. She was born April 4, 1880 in Mramorak, Yugoslavia to Adam and Magdalen Dapper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Bitsch, Sr. Burial was at Our Redeemer Cemetery under the direction of Beiderwieden Funeral Home.

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BLACKBURN, Bird Lee
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Bird Lee Blackburn, 88, died November 14, 1996. She was born March 8, 1908 to Mr. and Mrs. Toby Adams. She was a Methodist. She is survived by two sons, Doyle and David Blackburn; a daughter, Ramona Christie; three brothers, Martin, Glen and Charlie Adams; a sister, Velma Buttram; 7 granchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Blackburn. Burial was at Tuck's Chapel Cemetery in Arkansas under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home.

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BLASS, Hirsch
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Hirsch Elia Blass died September 22, 1914. He was born in 1946 in Russia to Selig and Miriam Blass. He was a teacher. Burial was at Sheerith Israel (B'nai Amoona) Cemetery with arrangements by undertaker H.B. Berger.

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BLAZE, Theresa
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Theresa Florence Blaze, 78, died April 22, 1959 in Dexter. She was born February 5, 1881 in St. Louis. She had been a Cape Girardeau area resident since 1912. Survivors include her husband, Calvin Blaze; five daughters, Mrs. Bud Harvell, Mrs. Merrill Currier, Mrs. Alfred Jaeckle, Mrs. William Swyers, and Mrs. Harry Dorrin; three sons, David Hill, Russell Hill, and Richard Willmann; 21 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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BLES, Fred
SCOTT CITY, MISSOURI: Fred Joseph "Fritz" Bles, 86, died January 12, 2002 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born November 1, 1915 in Commerce to Ambrose and Mary Theresa Hess Bles. He was a blaster at West Lake Quarry and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Scott City. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mary Helen Vetter; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Llolav Summers Bles; four sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at Lightner Cemetery under the direction of Amick-Burnett Funeral Home.

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BLISS, Etta
POTOSI, MISSOURI: Etta Marie Bliss died September 8, 2006. She was born November 11, 1914 in Huzzah, MO to John W. Dotson and Elva Dickey Dotson. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Delbert and Frances Bliss of Potosi; a sister, Margaret Schrum of St. Louis; two brothers, Johnny Dotson of St. Louis, and Jimmy Martin of Virginia; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Bliss; two daughters, Virgina Rankins and Marilene Bliss; her parents; three brothers, Calvin Dotson, Ellis Dotson, and Ralph Dotson; and two half-sisters, Lou Ellen Noland and Anna May Zera. Interment was at Sunset Hill Cemetery under the direction of Britton Funeral Home.

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BLOOD, Tillie
EAST PRAIRIE, MISSOURI: Tillie Shelby Blood, 59, died April 22, 1952. She was born August 23, 1882 in Charleston. Survivors include two children, Mrs. Captolia Kriese and Ted Shelby; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ted Shelby and Edward H. Blood. Services were held at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Charleston. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Charleston under the direction of Shelby Funeral Chapel.

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BODENSTAB, Patsy
BEAMAN, MISSOURI: Patsy R. Bodenstab, 76, died September 27, 2010. She was born June 18, 1934 in Green Ridge to Cecil and Mary Meyers Carroll. She was employed by Sedalia Memorial Airport for 18 years, and was also a bookkeeper at Rest Haven Nursing Home. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and was a member of Women Of The Moose and ABWA. She enjoyed bowling, fishing and flying. She is survived by her husband, Rodney Bodenstab; a daughter, Lana Anderson of Sedalia; two sons, Christopher Anderson of Laurie, and Matthew Anderson of Green Bay, WI; two stepsons, Rick Bodenstab of Sedalia, and Russell Bodenstab of Jefferson City; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, V. Dale Lane; a daughter, Deborah Lear; and a brother, Wesley Carroll. Interment was at Highland Sacred Gardens with arrangements by Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home.

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BOEHNE, Mildred
DES PERES, MISSOURI: Mildred Heller Boehne, 89, died August 20, 2008 in Des Peres. She was born October 12, 1918 in Dupo to the late Fred and Louise Winsell Heller. She attended Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, and was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary. Survivors include 3 grandchildren, Brian (Denise) Wiese, Dawn (Mark) Garner, and Brad (Gail) Wiese; 6 great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, David (Jean) Wiese; a stepbrother, Frank Armstutz; her sisters-in-law; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Boehne, Sr.; a son, Robert Boehne, Jr.; a daughter, Bonnie Wiese; her parents; several siblings; a daughter-in-law, Phyllis Boehne; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Interment was at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo under the direction of Quernheim Funeral Home.

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BOGART, Alma
KINGSTON, MISSOURI: Alma K. Bogart, 76, died June 28, 1983 at her residence. She was a native of Yosemite, KY. She was a member of the Kingston Baptist Church. She had lived in Missouri most of her life, and was a former resident of Holt, MO. Survivors include her husband, Paul Bogart; a daughter, Gail Dennis of Kansas City, MO; a son, Lynn Bogart of Kingston; three sisters, Julia Rogers of Cowgill, Ruby Robinson of Liberty and Eleanor F. Bennett of Kansas City, MO; four brothers, James F. Bratcher of Plattsburg, C.I. Bratcher of Kansas City, MO, and Raymond Bratcher and E.E. Bratcher, both of Liberty; 8 grandchildren; and 3-great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Kingston Nazarene Church. Interment was at Antioch Cemetery in Holt by Alspaugh-Bailey Funeral Home.

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BONEN, Gloria
BLACKWATER, MISSOURI: Gloria Dean Bonen, 82, died September 26, 2008 at her residence. She was born March 15, 1926 in Cooper County to Frank Jacob and Rowena Belle Widel Esser. She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, the Arrow Rock Craft Club, the Columbia Daylily Society and the Blackwater beautification project. Survivors include a son, Donnie Bonen of Pilot Grove; three daughters, Monna Schuster of Blackwater, Donna Kateman of Nelson, and Libby Jones of Columbia; four stepchildren, Judy Acton of Hallsville, and Mary J. Fahrendorf, Dorothy Imhoff and Kenny Bonen of Blackwater; a brother, Franklyn Esser of Blackwater; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Herman Bonen. Services were held at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Interment was at Old Lamine Cemetery by Davis Funeral Chapel.

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BONEWITZ, Beryl
HOLDEN, MISSOURI: Beryl Aubrey Bonewitz, 77, died June 26, 1955 at the Holden Hospital. He was born July 7, 1877 in Markle, IN to William A. and Christiann McFadden Bonewitz. He was a realtor, and also worked as a mail carrier. He was survived by his wife, Cecelia Bickett Bonewitz. Burial was at the Savannah Cemetery in Savannah, MO.

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BONNOT, Mary Lou
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Mary Lou Bonnot, 94, died June 16, 2008 at St. Joseph Home For The Aged. She was born February 6, 1914 in Bonnots Mill, MO to William and Annie Krautmann Haslag. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Ann's Sodality, the Immaculate Conception Church Circle, and the St. Mary's Health Center Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling and playing cards. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, including Jane Bonnot, Sr. Peggy Bonnot, CCVI, and Wilma and Dennis Schaefer, all of Jefferson City, and John and Betty Bonnot of Nixa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Bonnot; and her parents. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery with arrangements by Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home.

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BOONE, Roy
LAMAR, MISSOURI: Roy Lee Boone, 84, died September 19, 2008 at Barton County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 26, 1924 in Tulsa, OK to Henry and Georgia Middleton Boone. He was a train yard worker in Independence, KS. He had also formerly worked delivering telegrams, and ran an ice cream route. He was a Jehovah's Witness, and enjoyed repairing clocks. He is survived by three nephews and their spouses, Ralph and Sharon Davis of Lamar, Danny and Debbie Davis of Joplin, and Steven and Nancy Davis of Oklahoma City, OK; a niece and her husband, Nancy and Gary Salisbury of Lamar; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Eugenia May Davis; and a brother, John W. Boone. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Lamar. Arrangements were handled by Daniel Funeral Home.

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BOTT, Vickie
SULLIVAN, MISSOURI: Vickie Ellen Bott, 61, died July 19, 2009 at Saint Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include a daughter, Christine Neff (Jason) of Sullivan; her mother, Frances E. Bott of Sullivan; her siblings, Lewis Bott (Joanne) of Bourbon, Robert Bott (Rachel) of Lewiston, ME, and Dennis Bott (Donna) and Karen Bott, all of Sullivan; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Temple Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Eaton Funeral Home.

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BOZARTH, Mary
LA GRANGE, MISSOURI: Mary Nell Bozarth, 88, died May 12, 2005 at her home. She was born September 9, 1916 to Ralph and Mary Agnes DeMent Crandall. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of La Grange, and enjoyed cooking and gardening. She is survived by a daughter, Judy Sorensen of Des Moines, IA; a son, Ben Bozarth (Diane) of Canton; two sisters, Emma Brose of Plano, TX, and Ann Patrick of Rudyard, MT; 4 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Bozarth; and her parents. Interment was at Marks Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

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BREECE, Thurman R., Sr.
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Thurman Robert Breece, Sr. 82, died July 27, 2002 at the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. He was born April 2, 1920 in Oxly. He was a retired commercial vegetable farmer, and a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. Prior to the war, he had worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a Missionary Baptist. He was the husband of Katie Elizabeth Gamblin. He is survived by nine children, C. Herbert Breece of Ellisnore, Thurman R. Breece, Jr. of Arlington TX, Jesse Eugene Wint of Tennessee, Abe Breece of Gulfport, MS, Lavern Gilbertson of Inidianapolis, IN, Joanna Crockett of Bethalto, IL, Kathleen Crowley of Glennonville, GA and Lucy and Louis Reed, both of Poplar Bluff; 25 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at Antioch Cemetery in Oxly under the direction of Cotrell Funeral Service.

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BREEDLOVE, Verba
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Verba O. Breedlove, 94, died February 24, 2009. She was born January 1, 1915 to Andrew N. and Lissie Coble Jones. She is survived by three stepsons, Don Breedlove and wife Bonnie of Harrisburg, Earl Breedlove and wife Donna, and Charles Breedlove and wife Linda, all of Columbia; a stepdaughter, Cathy Gaetz; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William W. Breedlove; three brothers; and six sisters. Burial was at Columbia Cemetery by Parker Funeral Service.

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BROSS, Jacob
PALMYRA, MISSOURI: Funeral services were held October 3, 1935 for Jacob G. Bross at the Methodist Church. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery.

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BROWN, Rastus, Jr.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Rastus Brown, Jr. died October 3, 1929 at the City Hospital. He was born in Charleston, SC to Rastus Brown, Sr. and Katie Brown. He was a vaudeville dancer with the Booker Washington Theater. He was survived by his wife, Lucille Brown. Burial was at Father Dickson Cemetery under the direction of Metropolitan Funeral Home.

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BRYANT, Jane
BOONVILLE, MISSOURI: Jane Ann Bryant, 56, died September 14, 2002. She was born November 7, 1945 in Denison, TX to Dick and Marguerite Bemis Scott. She held a bachelor's degree from Union University in Jackson, TN. She worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Columbia, and had been a Boonville resident for 8 years. She is survived by her husband, James "J.C." Bryant; a daughter, Catherine A. Hanners of Poplar Bluff; a son, Matthew M. Bryant of Petersburg, IL; a sister, Nancy Crown of Livingstone, TX; a brother, John D. Scott of Denison, TX; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Sardis Cemetery in Dallas County, Arkansas with arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce, AR.

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BUFFINGTON, Hester
PRAIRIE HILL, MISSOURI: Hester Lorraine Buffington, 79, died July 25, 2003. She was born August 9, 1923 to Elbert H. and Hilda Stodgell McAdams. She is survived by her husband, John Buffington; four sons and daughters-in-law; Bill and Karen Buffington of Keytesville, Larry and Elaine Buffington, Tom and Kay Buffington, and Paul and Karla Buffington, all of Salisbury, a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Raymond McNeall of Keytesville; a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Evelyn McAdams of Salisbury; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Hubert McAdams; and a sister, Carol Grimmer. Interment was at the Prairie Hill Cemetery under the direction of Summerville Funeral Home.

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BUKATY, Mary
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Mary M. Ushler Bukaty, 72, died February 26, 1972 in Kansas City. Survivors include two sons, Joseph Bukaty and Edward Bukaty, both of Kansas City; three daughters, Irene Broyles of Wichita, Rosemary Packwood of Kansas City, and Joan Muier of Chevy Chase, MD; and 17 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment was at Mount Moriah Cemetery under the direction of McGilley Funeral Home.

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BULLOCK, William E.
SOUTHWEST CITY, MISSOURI: William Edward Bulock, 89, died September 14, 1974 at Gravette Medical Center. He was born April 1, 1885 in Arkansas. He was a farmer. He was survived by a sister, Alice Rhotramel of Southwest City. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Sulphur Springs. Interment was at Butler Creek Cemetery in Benton County, Arkansas under the direction of Pyeatte Funeral Home.

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BURGESS, Mabel
SMITHVILLE, MISSOURI: Mabel Burgess, 78, died June 28, 1983 at her residence. She was a native of Hoopeston, IL. Survivors include a daughter, Barbary Lavery of Saline, MI; a son, Tom Burgess of Great Bend, KS; a sister, Jewell Roberts of St. Joseph; a brother, Ewing Anderson of Ruskin, FL; and 5 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Burgess. Arrangements were handled by Hanks and Sons Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be at the Smithville Memorial Cemetery.

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BURNETT, Frances
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Frances E. Burnett, 94, died March 23, 2008. She was born December 21, 1913 in Forrest City, AR to Robert Anthony Myers and Fannie Elizabeth Franks Myers. She attended junior college in El Dorado, AR, as well as Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She was a member of the Christadelphian Church and a former resident of Bentonville, AR. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Tammy Burnett of Springfield, Billy and Linda Burnett of Fort Smith, AR, and Bobby and Dorothy Burnett of Littleton, CO; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clell Burnett; and three brothers, Robert J. Myers, Charlie C. Myers, and Albert E. Myers. Interment was at Benton County Memorial Park in Rogers, AR with arrangements by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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BURNS, Roy
FORSYTH, MISSOURI: Roy G. Burns, 67, died November 13, 1964. He was born in 1897. He retired from the U.S. Corps of Engineers, and was a Superintendent of Schools in Taney County. He was survived by his wife, Anna Lee Burns; two sons, David and Gene; his father, J.W. Burns; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Ozarks Memorial Park.

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BURROUGHS, Dorcas
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Dorcas Carr Burroughs died December 22, 2009. She was born May 5, 1937 to Mortimer Perry Burroughs and Margaret Vieths Burroughs. She was a horticulturist, and volunteered at several botanical gardens. She was the mother of Patricia A. McMahan and Christine M. Cramer; the twin sister of Laura H. Lee of Colorado Springs, CO; and the aunt of Sabra D. Johnson of Colorado Springs. Interment was at Bellefontaine Cemetery under the direction of Lupton Chapel.

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BUSTER, David
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: David N. Buster, 45, died March 18, 1979 at a local hospital. He was born March 25, 1933 in Kansas City, MO. He was a former engineer with Manitou Pike's Peak Cog Railway Co., and was also a bus driver for the Light and Power Company. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, and attended the First Lutheran Church of St. Joseph. Survivors include five sons, David, Mark, Rodney, Robert and James Buster; his mother and stepfather, Ruth N. and Sam T. Utz; a brother, Charles H. Buster; two sisters, Cindy Mason and Judy H. Pringle; a nephew; and a niece. Interment was at Mount Auburn Cemetery under the direction of Meierhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home.

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BUTHMAN, Edna
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Edna A. Buthman, 77, died February 6, 1972. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She is survived by a son, Joseph W. Buthman, Jr.; five daughters, Mildred Myers, Henrietta Stith, Dorothy Moberly, Josephine Swift, and Juanita Shaw, with whom she lived; two brothers, Martin Krull and Julius Krull; a stepbrother, John Howiler; a sister, Edith Stewart; a stepsister, Lottie Ward; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Buthman, Sr. Interment was at Ashland Cemetery by Heaton-Bowman Mortuary.

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CACIOPPO, Thelma
KEYTESVILLE, MISSOURI: Thelma Carter Cacioppo, 80, died April 12, 2006 at her home. She was born December 8, 1925 in Keytesville to Berry O. and Alice Kaneer Littleton. She owned Thelma's Beauty Shop, and also worked at Chariton Park Nursing Home. She was a member of the Keytesville United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Lewis (John) of Keytesville; a son, Jackie Ray Wilson (Sandy) of Jacksonville, NC; a sister, Libby Bentley (Billy Jack) of Brunswick; a brother, Delbert Littleton of Moberly; 9 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Charles Lester Carter and Alex Cacioppo; her parents; and a sister, Barbara Williams. Interment was at the Keytesville City Cemetery with arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home.

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CADWELL, Mercedes
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Mercedes E. Cadwell, 83, died May 19, 1983 at her residence. She was born in Creston, IA. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Stamey-Lindsey Funeral Home.

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CALDWELL, Paulina
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI: Paulina Campbell Caldwell died September 19, 1903. She was born September 23, 1843. She was survived by her husband, Seth Caldwell; four sons; and a daughter. Burial was at McCallister Cemetery.

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CAPE, Mary Ann
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MISSOURI: Mary Ann Cope, 18, died May 1, 1865. She was born December 16, 1850 to James P. and Laura Cape. Burial was at Dripping Springs Cemetery.

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CARDETTI, Joseph
ROSATI, MISSOURI: Joseph Cardetti, 70, died October 17, 1950 in Rosati. He was born August 9, 1880 in Italy. He had lived in Rosati for over 40 years. He was a merchant, and was the husband of Mary Cardetti. Burial was at St. Anthony's Cemetery.

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CARGILE, Pearl
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Pearl Ann Cargile, 60, died September 9, 2005. She was born November 24, 1944 to the late David Francis and Harriet Juanita Wehrle Earl. She was a certified medication technician at New Visions Group Home, and enjoyed embroidery, reading, and watching TV. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Richard C. Cargile; three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Daryl Bennett of Searcy, AR, Mary and Pete Cleveland of Anderson, and Kay and Kevin Coble of Exeter; a brother, John Earl of Milan; a sister, Eileen "Sue" Carberry of Macon, GA; 9 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother; and a great-grandson, Michael Ray Martin. Burial was at Anderson Cemetery by Ozark Funeral Home.

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CARLSON, Lola
CLEARMONT, MISSOURI: Lola Grace Carlson, 92, died August 9, 2008 at the Goldenrod Manor Care Center in Clarinda, IA. She was born December 19, 1915 to Hollie and Ethel McCord Ecker. She attended Elmo United Methodist Church, and was a member of the 60 and Up Club. She was a 4-H supporter. Survivors include her children, Dean Carlson of Bellevue, NE, Ed Carlson of Corning, IA, Ethel Phillips of Lakewood, CO, and Lynn Carlson and Lillian Evans, both of Clearmont; a sister, Verlie Weland; 11 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her step great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Carlson; her parents; a brother, Orie Ecker; five sisters, Zelma Hull, Pearl Adkins, Thelma Ray, Geraldine Richardson, and Margerie Ecker; and a grandson, Kevin Evans. Services were held at Elmo United Methodist Church. Burial was at LaMar Cemetery with arrangements by Danfelt Funeral Home.

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CARR, Bertha
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Bertha R. Carr, 71, died August 27, 2008. She was born May 25, 1937 to George and Addie Miller Burleson. She was a former caregiver in private homes. She attended Apostolic Promise Church. She is survived by three sons, Troy Grimes of Jackson, and Rodger and Kenny Grimes, both of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Pat French of Jackson; two brothers, Buck Burleson of Heber Springs, AR, and Donny Burleson of Pangburn, AR; a sister, Orpha Westbrook of Searcy, AR; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ed Carr; and three brothers. Burial was at Fairmount Cemetery by McCombs Funeral Home.

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CARROLL, Clifford
BOSWORTH, MISSOURI: Clifford Carroll, 97, died March 22, 2006 at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He was born February 25, 1909 in Carroll County to Hugh Raleigh and Malinda Finley Carroll. He was a retired co-owner of Bosworth Oil Company, and had also farmed. He enjoyed fishing and bird hunting. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Fred O'Dell of Carrollton, and Bonita and O.L. Houseworth of Bosworth; 4 grandsons; 6 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren. He married the late Treva N. Parker in 1927, and married Velma Minnis in 1976. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Joe, Melvin, Hugh, and Bill; and five sisters, Goldie, Maude, Denzal, Lena, and Kathryn. Burial was at Wharton Cemetery under the direction of Gibson Funeral Home.

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CARSON, Wanda
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Wanda Lou Carson, 63, died December 8, 1997. She was born August 4, 1934 to Roscoe and Effie Blanch Murrie Grant. She was a former secretary and school bus driver. She also worked as an invoice clerk for Scholastic Books, Inc. She was a former member of the Eagles Club and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. She is survived by her husband, Charles S. Carson; seven children, Charles Michael Carson of Fort Meade, MD, Kimberly Charlene McKeehan and Robert Allen Carson, both of Holt Summit, Dawn Marie Bryan and Jerome Howard Briggs, both of Jefferson City, Terry Lee Briggs of St. Charles, and Billy Joe Carson of California; her grandchildren; and 2 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria Grant; and two brothers, Herbert and Howard Grant. Burial was at Wellsville Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home.

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CARTY, Dorothy
IRONTON, MISSOURI: Dorothy Ellen Calvert Carty died July 15, 2009. She was born August 21, 1923 to Marshall and Lena Selinger Calvert. She was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the VFW and the Iron County Historical Society. She attended Ironton Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Karen Carty of St. Louis; a son, Mike Carty of Carson City, NV; 2 grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Davis of Paducah, and Edna Eoff and Ruth Brooks, both of Ironton; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Carty; a son, Kevin Carty; two brothers, Gene and Russell Calvert; a sister, Barbara Emery; and her parents. Interment was at Arcadia Valley Memorial Park with arrangements by White Funeral Home.

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CARVER, Rita
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Rita Ann Carver, 64, died July 28, 2008. She was born April 15, 1943 in Dwale, KY to Crit Edward and Goldie Ann Shepherd. She was a production worker at General Electric for 25 years. Survivors include four children, Cindy Carver of Rolla, Jason Carver (Deana) of Morrisville, Susan Wilson (Donnie) of Brighton, and Randy Carver (Colleen) of Aldrich; three brothers, Dale Shepherd of Sciotoville, OH, Christopher Shepherd of Wheelersburg, OH, and Carl Shepherd of Minford, OH; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Eudora Cemetery with arrangements by Murray Funeral Home.

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CASBY, Henry
BELLEVIEW, MISSOURI: Henry Wesley Casby, 82, died October 24, 2005 at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. He was born August 4, 1923 in Bonne Terre, MO to John Henry and Mamie Pearl Todd Casby. He was a retired welder at McDonnell Douglas with 22 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and writing poetry. Survivors include his wife, Cecilia Stout Casby; four sons, Melvin Casby and Clifford (Pok Cha) Casby, both of Woodbridge, VA, James M. Casby of Belleview, and Wesley (Hazel) Casby of Tulsa, OK; a sister, Mary (Joe) McCall of Dewey, AZ; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Erma Campbell; a brother, James Leon Casby; and a daughter-in-law, LouAnn Casby. Interment was at Big River Cemetery in Irondale under the direction of Moore Funeral Home.

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CASSIMATIS, Polixeni
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Polixeni Cassimatis, 75, died November 2, 1957 at Barnes Hospital. She was born October 10, 1883 in Greece to Nickolas and Helen Mentis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Constantinos Cassimatis. Burial was at St. Matthew's Cemetery under the direction of Kriegshauser Mortuary. Note: One record gives her year of birth as 1882.

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CERTAIN, Lisha Abner
SOUTHWEST CITY, MISSOURI: Lisha Abner Certain died September 10, 1942. He was born in January of 1878 to John W. and Mary Carroll Certain. He was married to Mary Certain. Burial was at Southwest City Cemetery by Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove, OK.

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CHARD, Jean, Sr.
BRENTWOOD, MISSOURI: Jean Chard, Sr., 87, died December 1, 2008 in Ellisville, MO. He was born February 18, 1921 in St. Louis. He was a retired music teacher with the Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District, and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Musicians' Association of St. Louis. Survivors include two sons, Jean (Cynthia) Chard Jr. and Dennis Chard; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home.

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CHRISTMAS, Alberta
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Alberta Christmas, 90, died June 21, 2006 at Carriage Square Health Care Center in St. Joseph. She was born August 4, 1915 in New Point, MO to Robert Lee and Sarah Ella Rutherford Edwards. She worked in clothing at J.C. Penney and Sears. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth H. Christmas; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Eddie Williams of St. Joseph; two sisters, Suedena Burns of Mound City, and Virginia Watson of Lincoln, NE; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Annie Kunkel and Kathleen Kunkel; and four brothers, Charles, Hagen, Dee and Rhea Edwards. Inurnment was at Fillmore Cemetery under the direction of Breit-Hawkins and Gladden Funeral Home.

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CLAIR, Georgetta
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Georgetta Clair died December 15, 2008. She was born July 3, 1946 in St. Louis County to George Ball, Jr. and Alberta Ball in St. Louis County. She was a graduate of Lafayette Nigh School, and worked as a home health nurse. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Arthur Lorell Clair, Sr.; a son, Arthur Lorell Clair, Jr.; three daughters, Alfreida Fowler, Maxcine Clair, and LaCreashia Clair; a brother, John Ball (Sandra); four sisters, Jane Coleman, Carol Long, Josephine Booth, and Glorianna Bail; her grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her cousins; several nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two siblings. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery under the direction of Williams-James Mortuary.

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CLARK, Stella
ADVANCE, MISSOURI: Stella B. Clark, 90, died July 4, 2002 at Wood Memorial Nursing Home in Mineola, TX. She was born September 17, 1911 in Rombauer, MO to William D. and Artie Mae Rievley Duncan. She a member of the First Baptist Church in Advance. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Musgraves (Darrell) of Mineola, TX; a son, B.J. Clark (Barbara) of Pensacola, FL; a sister, Mary Kiefer of Advance; a brother, Francis Duncan of DeSoto; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Clark; a daughter, Dorothy Lee Clark; and a son, Benny Guy Clark. Services were held at the First Baptist Church in Advance. Interment was at Morgan Memorial Park under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

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CLINESMITH, Mary
MAYSVILLE, MISSOURI: Mary Clinesmith, 90, died February 21, 1982 in Kansas City, MO. She was born in Donovan County, KS. She had lived in Maysville since 1915, and attended the Maysville United Methodist Church. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, James Clinesmith of Columbus, OH; two daughters, June Jamison of Roland Park, KS, and Thelma Backer of Kansas City; a sister, Matilda Riordan of Sedalia; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Bram Funeral Home.

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COHEN, Lynne
GLADSTONE, MISSOURI: Lynne Cohen, 63, died December 4, 2008. She was born November 13, 1945 to Harold and Beatrice Kurland. Survivors include a daughter, Shari Korn of Los Angeles, CA; a son, Mark Cohen of San Fransisco, CA; and a grandson. Cremation arrangements were handled by Meyers Funeral Chapel.

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COHOON, Helen
BUCKLIN, MISSOURI: Helen Vera Cohoon, 90, died June 15, 2007. She was born March 07, 1917 to Rees and Cora Rowe Nickerson. She was a retired teacher's aide. She is survived by two daughters, Cody Marcusson of Marceline, and Pat Cathey of Bucklin; two sons, Richard Cohoon of Casa Grande, AZ, and Daryl Cohoon of Independence; a sister-in-law, Mary Nickerson; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen D. Cohoon; a sister, Evelyn Nickerson; a brother, Donald Nickerson; and her parents. Interment was at Price Cemetery with arrangements by Renshaw Funeral Chapel.

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COMPAS, Vicki
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Vicki Jane Compas, 7 months, died December 24, 1949 at St. Francis Hospital. She was born May 6, 1949 in Cape Girardeau to Leo G. Compas, Jr. and Rhoda Crump Compas. She was survived by her parents; two brothers, Gerry and Kenneth; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo H. Compas, and Mrs. Ida Crump. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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COOK, Eddie
ETHEL, MISSOURI: Eddie Cook died April 10, 1896. He was born August 23, 1893 to Ed and Tabitha Cook. Burial was at Ethel Cemetery.

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COPAS, Ruth
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Ruth Virginia Copas died June 15, 2006 at her residence. She was born March 19, 1928 in Tipton to Aubrey Fred and Minnie Catherine Custer Burriss. She owned Ruth's Ceramic Shop, and had also worked at Lamy's, and as a medical receptionist. She enjoyed needlework, fishing, reading and playing cards and games. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra L. Larson (Mike), and Judith A. Gant, all of Sedalia; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Copas; three brothers; a sister, and three nephews. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Heckart/Gillespie Funeral Home.

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COURDIN, Opal
MONETT, MISSOURI: Opal Courdin, 97, died February 22, 2011 at the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born December 10, 1913 in Exeter, MO to the late Walter and Laura DeWitt Weston. She had been a seamstress at Sarajo in Pierce City, and owned a general store with her husband. She attended Waldensian Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the church's Ladies Aid and the Pleasant Dale Homemakers. She enjoyed sewing and keeping up with family history. Survivors include two granddaughters, Michele Wooley (Tim) of Mission, KS, and Meredith Gnolfo (Phil) of St. Peter's; 3 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Rena Weston of Liberty; a nephew, Lawrence Weston of Monett; two nieces, Carolyn Passmore of Blue Springs, and Sandra Dinan of Missouri; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.S. "Sonny" Courdin; a daughter, Laura Anne Aderhold; two sisters, Lois Dinan and Marie Box; and four brothers, Tom, W.K., Leon "Brick" and Ernest "Steamer" Weston. Services were held at Waldensian Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Waldensian Cemetery under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home.

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COWARD, Carroll
COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI: Carroll Coward, 67, died July 31, 2005 at his home. He was born September 3, 1937 in Morton, MS to Jodie and Cleo Smith Coward. He was an accountant for Weyerhouser Corporation, and had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a 1958 graduate of Mississippi State University. He is survived by three daughters, Lisa Clarke (Bob) of Columbus, Debbie Edwards (Dave) of Houston, TX, and Teri Coward of Nashville TN; a brother, Charles Coward (Willette) of Magee; and 8 grandchildren. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Natchez under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home.

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COX, Howard
JAMESPORT, MISSOURI: Howard Cox, 87, died April 29, 1986 at Hedrick Medical Center. He was born January 30, 1899 in Honaker, VA to John and Caroline Dye Cox. He was a retired barber. He worked in that profession for 46 years in Greene, NY, and later relocated to Buffalo, MO. He moved to Jamesport in 1973. He was a member of the Greene Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy McGowan Roberts Cox; a son, Dane Cox of Staunton, VA; a daughter, Garnet Cox of Minot, ND; two stepsons, Brian Roberts of Woodstock, GA, and William Roberts, Jr. of Randolph, NJ; a stepdaughter, Dorothea Csigi of Liverpool, NY; a brother, Sherman Cox of Trenton; 2 granddaughters; ll step-grandchildren; and 7 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Cochran Cox; his parents; and seven brothers. Interment was at Sylvan Lawn Cemetery in Greene, NY with local arrangements by Resthaven Mortuary.

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CRAFTON, Murel
ST. JAMES, MISSOURI: Murel Virginia Crafton, 74, died at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla on February 27, 2006. She was born February 4, 1932 in St. James to Lloyd and Della Mayberry Frey. She owned Murel's Beauty Shop for ten years, and also owned Crafton Hardware Store. She enjoyed reading and cooking. She was a Methodist, and was a Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by two daughters, Roxan Hayes (Gary) of St. James, and Peggy Hamlin (James) of Nashville, TN; four sons, Matthew Pherigo (Pamela) and Danny Pherigo (Ginny), all of St. James; and Doug Crafton (Rita) and David Crafton (Sheryl), all of Amarillo, TX; and two sisters, Shirley Kuntz and Linda Wools of St. James. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Crafton; her parents; and a brother, Carl Frey. Services were held at the United Methodist Church of St. James. Arrangements were handled by Jones Funeral Home.

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CRANK, Essie
DEXTER, MISSOURI: Essie Crank, 89, died February 19, 2011 at Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. She was born March 9, 1921 in Malden, MO to Hosea W. and Mary Parks Crank. She taught Bible study classes at Central Gardens in Dexter, and was a former resident of Pontiac, MI. She is survived by a sister, Lula Orr of Pontiac, MI; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Crank; two sons, Jimmie D. Crank, and Darrell "Red" Crank; a daughter, Shirley Alumbaugh; her parents; and two sisters, Irene Heacock and Aline Lynn. Interment was at the Dexter Cemetery under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Service.

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CRECELIUS, Virginia
SULLIVAN, MISSOURI: Virginia D. Crecelius, 92, died November 11, 2008. She was born July 2, 1916 to Harry and Ruth Doty Plaisted. She worked as an elementary school secretary for many years. She enjoyed dancing, and was the winner of several Charleston contests. She attended Faith Assembly of God. She is survived by her husband, Melvin Crecelius; a son, Melvin, Jr. and wife Barbara of St. Louis County, MO; two daughters, Ruthanne DeKorsey and husband Tom of Waynesville, and Judy Maguire and husband John of Fenton; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Faith Assembly of God. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery by Eaton Funeral Home.

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CREMER, Adolph
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Adolph Franklin Cremer, 96, died October 8, 2006 at Conroe Regional Hospital in Conroe, TX. He was born October 21, 1909 in Russellville, MO to the late Jacob and Catherine Bruning Cremer. He was a longtime cook at Oscar's Steak House, and also worked with his sister and brother-in-law, Bernadine and Isidor Veit, at Veit's Diamond Restaurant. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, and attended St. Peter Catholic Church. He is survived by two sons, John Cremer of Kansas City, and Frank Cremer of Montgomery, TX; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Letha Lorene Enke Cremer; his parents; five sisters, Hermania Cremer, Lelia Cremer, Clara Eccher, Bernadine Veit, and Edith Smith; and three brothers, Joseph, Leo, and Charlie Cremer. Services were held at St. Peter Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.

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CRIGER, Everett
WEBSTER GROVES, MISSOURI: Everett Criger, 21, died September 10, 1945 at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond Heights from injuries received in an industrial accident. He worked for Metals Disintegrating Co. in Shrewsbury. He was born February 5, 1924 in Muscatine, IA to Arthur and Helen Pritchard Criger. Burial was at Concordia Cemetery with arrangements handled by funeral director James J. Cullinane.

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CROSWHITE, James
MEXICO, MISSOURI: James Croswhite, 83, died May 17, 2007. He was born April 6, 1924 to Leon Christopher and Marguerite McCune Croswhite. He was a self-employed truck driver, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Stoutsville Baptist Church and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Wellman; four daughters, Sharon Sperry (David) of Mexico, Fay Hendricks (Dwight) of Salem, IA, Marie Hemm of Fort Madison, IA, and Gayle Stewart of Texas; a son, John Lamb (Betty) of Mexico; a sister, Lillian Gillispie (Earnest) of Moberly; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, James Irving Croswhite. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Pickering Funeral Home.

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CRUM, Annie
FRANKLIN COUNTY, MISSOURI: Annie Crum, 20, died June 22, 1886. She was the wife of Henry Crum. She was buried with an infant child at Indian Prairie Cemetery.

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CRUMBY, Loyd
MONTROSE, MISSOURI: Loyd E. Crumby, 76, died September 16, 2009 at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, MO. He was born April 14, 1933. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Crumby; two daughters, Peggy and Cheryl; a son, Sonny; four sisters, Fran, Gloria Jean, Mary, and Shirley; five brothers, Terry, Jerry, Gary, Nathan and T.J.; his aunts and uncles; his cousins; and his friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Vansant-Mills Funeral Home.

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CUBBAGE, Rena
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Rena Lora Neely Cubbage, 84, died October 7, 2003 at Community Springs Health Care in El Dorado Springs. She was born November 7, 1918 in Pleasant View to Reuben Neely and Vernie McMillian Neely. She was a member of the Walker Christian Church. She is survived by a son, Robert Cubbage (Barbara); a brother, Reuben Neely of Walker; a sister, Joan Markham of El Dorado Springs; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery N. Cubbage; her parents; a brother, Elmer Neely; and three sisters, Grace Neely, Margaret Cubbage and Nora Phillips. Interment was at Newton Burial Park under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

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CUNDIFF, Marjorie
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI: Marjorie Celeste Brodigan Cundiff, 92, died January 4, 2005. She was born September 27, 1912 to Patrick Joseph and Mary Meskil Brodigan. She was a member of St. Francis Borgia Church, and was a published author. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Cundiff; two sons, Michael Cundiff and Kevin Cundiff of Washington; two daughters, Patricia Henry of Washington state, and Marie Romer of Washington; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Paul Brodigan and Joseph Brodigan; and two sisters, Mary Doherty and Patricia Brodigan. Services were held at St. Francis Borgia Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis with arrangements by Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home.

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CUNNINGHAM, Mary
CARUTHERSVILLE, MISSOURI: Mary Catherine Cunningham died March 9, 1918. She was born January 3, 1857. She was the wife of O.B. Cunningham, with whom she had six children. One of those children preceded her in death. She also had five children from a former husband, and three of those children preceded her in death. She was a member of the Baptist church for 30 years. Burial was at Patterson Cemetery.

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CURTMAN, Donna
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Donna Lee Curtman, 70, died August 8, 2011. She was born December 25, 1940 in Bolivar, MO to John Price and Viola Green Price. Survivors include four children; David Curtman of Springfield, Kristy Reynolds of Nixa, Jeffrey Curtman of Clever, and Julia Curtman of Battlefield; a brother, Wesley Price (Ruth); a brother-in-law, Glenn Blackwell; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Curtman; a son, Tony Joseph Curtman; her parents; a sister, Dee Blackwell; and a son-in-law, Rick Reynolds. Interment was at Clear Creek Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home North.

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CURTMAN, Virginia
OWENSVILLE, MISSOURI: Virginia T. Curtman, 85, died January 14, 2002 in Owensville. She was born May 14, 1916 in Meta to Philip and Anna Massman Kleffner. She held a bachelor's degree in education from Central Missouri State University, and two master's degrees in administration and counseling from Lincoln University. was an art teacher for 45 years, having taught at St. Elizabeth, Meta, Argyle, Beaufort, Owensville, Washington and Union Schools. She came to the Owensville area in the 1950s, and attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was a charter member and past president of the Alpha Theta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was the wife of G.W. Curtman. Survivors include two sons, Wendell Curtman (Betty) of Owensville, and Dr. George G. Curtman (Susan) of Union; two sisters, Norine Wansing of Jefferson City, and Theolinda Magill of Overland; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Gottenstroeter Funeral Home.

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CUSACK, Viola
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Viola M. "Vi" Cusack, 91, died June 25, 2003 in Lawrence, KS. She was born May 1, 1912, in Chillicothe, MO to Frank and Leona Hunter Gorman. She was a longtime Kansas City area resident. She had worked in public relations for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and as a credit manager at Menorah Hospital. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Joan Bauman of Lawrence; a brother, Paul Gorman of Prairie Village; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Patrick Cusack; and a daughter, Barbara Casey. Services were held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Kansas City. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kansas City under the direction of McGilley State Line Chapel.

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CZERWINSKI, Raymond
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Raymond Czerwinski, 79, died November 11, 1969. He was born in Russia. He retired from Swift and Co. with 40 years of service, and was a World War I veteran. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church and the American Legion. There were no known surviving family members. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Rupp Mortuary.

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DAFFRON, Elaine
CAMPBELL, MISSOURI: Elaine Daffron, 78, died March 16, 2009 at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, AR. She was born April 23, 1930 in Piggott to Clarence and Edith Clark Underwood. She was a retired medical records transcriber at the Piggott Community Hospital, and attended St. Teresa's Catholic Church in Glennonville. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Piggott. She is survived by a son, Michael Joe Daffron (Jonette) of Jonesboro, AR; a daughter, Denise Bader (Bill) of Campbell; a brother, Clifford Underwood of Russellville, AR; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billie Joe Daffron; a daughter, Tami Gail Daffron Marinelly; her parents; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Daffron. Interment was at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Clay County, AR under the direction of Landess Funeral Home.

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DAKE, Bobbie Gene
IBERIA, MISSOURI: Bobbie Gene Dake, 73, died December 26, 2008 at University Hospital in Columbia. He is survived by his wife, Annette Dake; a son, Bobbie Dake; a daughter, Dajuana Carson; three sisters, Lois Copeland, Wanda Copeland, and Alice Humphrey; a brother, Jackie Dake; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Iberia Cemetery under the direction of Rekus Funeral Home.

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DALLAS, Albert
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Albert J. Dallas, 63, died January 25, 1964 at a St. Joseph Hospital. He was a former resident of the Haber Hotel. He was survived by several cousins. Arrangements were handled by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Mortuary.

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DAMHORST, Carol
RHINELAND, MISSOURI: Carol S. Damhorst, 69, died October 15, 2011 at her residence. She was born April 13, 1942 in St. Louis, MO to Thomas R. and Alice Hoyes McGinnis. She was a graduate of Visitation Academy and the University of Dallas, and had attended Washington University. She and her husband founded Damhorst Toys in 1971, and were also the proprietors of the White Roses Bed and Breakfast in Hermann. Additionally, she ran a web design company, Hermann Services NetSolutions. She was a pilot, and enjoyed art, crafts and photography. Survivors include two daughters, Megin Cassimatis (Paul), and Molly VandenHeuvel (Wade); a son, Kris Damhorst (Darla); and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Damhorst; her parents; and two sisters, Marjorie Kane and Mary Lasater. Arrangements were handled by Toedtmann and Grosse Funeral Home.

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DARLING, Dorothy
MARSHALL, MISSOURI: Dorothy Darling, 93, died October 8, 2010 at the Living Center in Marshall. She was born September 12, 1917 in Marshall to Ralph M. Ridge and Eva Lois Thayer Ridge. She was a member of the Marshall Community of Christ Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and church musician. She was a lifelong resident of Marshall. She is survived by two sons, Doug Darling and Ted W. Darling, both of Marshall; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.W. "Bill" Darling; her parents; two sisters; and four brothers. Interment was at Ridge Park Cemetery under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.

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DAVIDSON, Max
WYATT, MISSOURI: Max M. Davidson, 63, died September 21, 1981 at his residence. He was born January 17, 1918 in Oil Trough, AR to Clinton and Luda P. Kent Davidson. He was a retired farmer and a Methodist. Survivors include his wife, Christine Brown Davidson; a brother, Rex Davidson of El Centro, CA; and a sister, Mrs. Neva Jackson of Cape Girardeau. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery in Charleston under the direction of McMikle Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Wiley
BRAYMER, MISSOURI: Wiley W. Davis died May 20, 1977 at a hospital in Columbia. He was born August 21, 1903. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include a son, Robert Dean Davis of Fresno, CA; a daughter, Dorothy Phillips of Braymer; a sister, Lula Lewis; two brothers, Emmett Davis and W.T. Davis; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at Braymer Baptist Church. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Pitts Funeral Home.

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DAY, George E.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: George Emmett Day died January 17, 2006. He was born September 25, 1929 to John and Evelyn Day. He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran, and served in Korea. He is survived by his wife, Rosetta; his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters, Florence, Mildred, Leanna and Margaret Ann; four brothers, Willie, John, Sam, and Vincent; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Oscar and Lemmett. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery by Officer Funeral Home.

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DAY, Samuel
JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Samuel S. Day, 91, died July 10, 1946. He was born July 29, 1854. He was preceded in death by his wife. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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DeCOCQ, Henry
WHEATON, MISSOURI: Henry W. "Hank" DeCocq, 73, died December 22, 1996. He was born May 12, 1923 to Henry A. and Ethel Bucklin DeCocq. He owned D&D Oil Company, and was a graduate of Southwest Missouri State College. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He was a member of the Missouri LP Gas Association, the VFW, and the Wheaton Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Dorothea Lankford DeCocq; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Brenda DeCocq, and Gary and Helene DeCocq; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Steve Spillman; a sister, Helen Leak; three brothers, Norman, Cecil and Fred DeCocq; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Snyder DeCocq. Burial was at Muncie Chapel Cemetery under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home.

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DeLASSUS, James E.
STEELVILLE, MISSOURI: James Elmo DeLassus, 87, died March 10, 2007. He was born December 27, 1919 in St. Louis, MO to Elmo Aurelias and Mary Ellen Forrest DeLassus. He was as a machinist with Shell Oil Company in Wood River, IL for 45 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Marie Theurer DeLassus; a daughter, Kathryn DeLassus of Spanish Lake; two sons, Paul DeLassus and wife Mary of Webster Groves, and Richard DeLassus and companion Barbara Hartman of St. Louis; a sister, Aurelia DeLassus of Springfield; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.

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DELK, Rebecca
EL DORADO SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Rebecca Lynn Delk, 54, died July 4, 2003 at St. John's Regional Health Care Center in Springfield. She was born April 14, 1949 to Frank Kelly, Jr. and Ruth Kelly. She had worked for Pyramid Life Insurance, and was a member of the Church of God (Holiness). She is survived by her husband, Don Delk; her children, Randy Delk of Kansas City, Mike Knoth of Olathe, KS, Amanda Watkins of Lamar, and Kelly Delk, Rick Delk, Christy Ennis, Tracy Ennis and Jama Nordby, all of El Dorado Springs; her mother, of Fort Meyers, FL; a sister, Michelle Traband of Lawrence, KS; 22 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her father; a sister, Karen Gardner; and a grandson. Interment was at Sinking Creek Cemetery in Everton with arrangements by Hackleman and Sons Funeral Home.

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DENNIS, Hansel
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Hansel Dennis, 44, died November 16, 1961 at the St. Louis City Hospital. He was born January 7, 1917 to E.O. and Martha Downs Dennis. He worked for Moloney Electric, and was a veteran of World War II. He was the husband of Bessie Dennis. Burial was at New St. Marcus Cemetery under the direction of Kutis Funeral Home.

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DEVEREUX, Leo
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Leo W. Devereux died of wounds received in World War I. He served with the 101st Infantry. He was buried in Germany.

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DIXON, Sister Ursula
MARYVILLE, MISSOURI: Sr. M. Ursula Dixon, O.S.F., died July 14, 1979 at Mount Alverno Convent. She was a hospital administrator and a registered nurse anesthetist. She was an administrator at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, St. Mary's Hospital in Nebraska City, NE, and St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Hannibal. She was a native of Ruma, IL. She was survived by a sister, Sister M. Anthony Dixon of Mount Alverno Convent. Services were held at Christ the King Chapel in the convent. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Maryville by Price Funeral Home.

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DOHOGNE, Sylvester
FLORISSANT, MISSOURI: Sylvester F. Dohogne, 68, died January 4, 1980 at Normandy Osteopathic Hospital North. He was born and raised in Southeast Missouri, and had been a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Stella Bles Dohogne; two daughters, Elizabeth J. Dohogne and Nancy Morehouse, both of the St. Louis area; and a son, Charles Dohogne of California. Services were held at Transfiguration Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis with arrangements by Buchholz Spanish Lake Mortuary.

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DOLL, Alois
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Alois Doll died March 31, 1949. He was born in Germany on November 7, 1872 to Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Doll. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Spanish-American War. He was the husband of Anna Doll (d. May 1, 1964). Interment was at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Meyer-Pfitzinger Funeral Home.

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DOOLEY, Lillian
LILBOURN, MISSOURI: Lillian Dooley, 33, died May 9, 1954 in New Madrid County, MO. She was born November 3, 1920 to Jim Brannon and Maggie Stewart. She was survived by her husband, C.W. Dooley. Interment was at Mounds Park Cemetery under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home.

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DOUGLAS, Leroy
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Leroy T. Douglas, 65, died March 11, 1981 at a Kansas City hospital. He was a native of Forbes, MO. He was a retired foreman for the Regal Plastic Co. and a member of the Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Douglas; two daughters, Susie Lawson of Kansas City, and Karen Ingrassia of Independence; two sons, Gordon Douglas of Kansas City, and Ronnie Douglas of Independence; five sisters, Hazel Wilson, Edna Brown, Laura Baker, Elsie Talley, and Susie Hopper; a brother, Rollie Douglas; 9 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Meirhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home.

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DOUGLASS, Helen
HANNIBAL, MISSOURI: Helen M. Douglass, 89, died October 3, 2007 at Hannibal Regional Hospital. She was born September 1, 1918 in Hannibal to Esque and Ada Maxville Douglass. She was a lifetime member of Eighth and Center Street Baptist Church, where she had served as church historian and financial secretary. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, including Maxine Douglas of Hannibal, R. Norris Watson of St. Louis, Henley Douglass of California, and Shirley Milsap and Royce Warren, both of Quincy, IL; and her great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and six brothers. Burial was at Grand View Burial Park under the direction of James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

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DOWDY, Johnny
SENATH, MISSOURI: Johnny Richard Dowdy, 54, died March 6, 2003. He was born January 17, 1949 to the late William Edgar and Chloia Easter Scroggin Dowdy. He is survived by six sisters, Betty S. Parker of Midway, WV, Pat Sasso of Ocala, FL, Frances B. Morgan of Clarksville, TN, and Linda J. Smith, Brenda S. Lane, and Ara Lee Morgan, all of Senath; two brothers, Terry Dowdy of Felda, FL, and Dennis Dowdy of Highspring, FL; and an aunt, Jewell Stover of Morrilton, AR. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sonja Burcham; and a brother, Noel Bud Dowdy. Burial was at the Senath Cemetery under the direction of McDaniel Fuenral Home.

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DOWNING, William E., Sr.
CUBA, MISSOURI: William Earl Downing, Sr., 68, died January 25, 2005 in Cuba, MO. He was born August 21, 1936 in Berryman, MO to William Paris and Edna Irene Ennis Downing. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the VFW. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by two daughters, Debra Ware (Rodney), and Virginia Young (Clay); two sisters, Katherine Minke (Len), and Mary Poverud (Guido Schinigoi); three brothers, George Downing, Larry Downing, and Paul Downing (Alice Faye); 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, William Earl Downing, Jr.; his parents; a sister, Juanita Downing; and a brother, Robert Downing. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with arrangements by Britton Funeral Home.

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DOZLER, Adolf
EL DORADO SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Adolf Dozler, 79, died September 2, 1985 in El Dorado Springs. Survivors include his wife, Edna Dozler; a daughter, Kathleen Addison of Monroe City; two sons, Cletus Dozler of El Dorado Springs, and Quido Dozler of Seattle, WA; and 7 grandchildren. He was a former resident of Manning, IA. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Templeton, IA under the direction of Ohde Funeral Home.

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DREGMAN, Wanda
KENNETT, MISSOURI: Wanda "Penny" Dregman, 77, died September 23, 2002. She was born September 19, 1925 to Cecil A. and Mary Ann Gay Rogers. She is survived by a daughter, Carlotta J. Malady of Kennett; a sister, Norma L. Drumm of Collinsville, IL; two brothers, Robert Rogers of Kennett, and Alonzo W. Rogers of St. Louis; 5 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Dregman; a brother, Virigil D. Rogers; her parents; and a grandchild. Interment was at Oak Ridge Cemetery with arrangements by McDaniel Funeral Home.

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DRESSEL, Carol
HOUSE SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Carol Ann Bialczyk Dressel, 67, died November 4, 2006 at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born September 11, 1939 in St. Louis to Stanley and Frances Prusaczyk Bialczyk. She retired from Hostess with 25 years of service, and was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. She was a Meals on Wheels volunteer, a member of the Young at Hearts Club, and enjoyed playing bingo. Survivors include a son, Steven C. (Melanie) Dressel of Barnhart; three stepchildren, Carey Dressel of Fenton, Claire Dressel of St. Louis, and Dennis (Melody) Dressel of Hammond, LA; three siblings, Theresa (Robert) Brewer, Veronica Schiller, and Josie (Lou) Noles, all of St. Louis; 8 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; four siblings, Cashmir Bialczyk, Dorothy Hunter, Bernice Pagel, and Ted Bialczyk; and a brother-in-law, Joseph Schiller. Burial was at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Chapel Hill Mortuary.

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DROULLARD, Grace
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Grace Mildred Droullard, 76, died July 5, 1979 at a local hospital. She retired from Pearl Nuway Cleaners, where she had worked as a presser for 17 years, and was a native of Robinson, KS. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors include a son, Henry Charles Jackson; two sisters, Mrs. John Reidel and Anna Laverentz; 2 grandsons; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Rosehill Cemetery in Robinson, KS. Arrangements were handled by Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Funeral Home, and also by Harouff Arensberg Funeral Home.

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DRYSDALE, Elton D.
PECULIAR, MISSOURI: Elton Doyle Drysdale, 71, died June 6, 2009. He was born April 26, 1938 to Carl Franklin and Emma Lee Bardin Drysdale. Survivors include his wife, Treva Kusmierz Drysdale; two daughters, Angela Drysdale and Rebecca Starr; a sister, Carletta Meeker; three brothers, Ted Drysdale, Jimmy Drysdale, and Carl Lee Drysdale; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery in DeValls Bluff, Arkansas under the direction of Garth Funeral Home.

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DUEKER, Patricia
WAPPAPELLO, MISSOURI: Patricia Ann Dueker, 65, died March 22, 2011 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born March 21, 1946 in St. Louis, MO to the late George and Jeanette Hofmann. She and her husband owned Miller's Motor Lodge in Wappapello. She collected teapots and enjoyed interior decorating. Survivors include her husband, Lonnie Dueker; three children, Brian Dueker of Wappapello, Don Dueker (Michelle) of Maryville, and Melissa Kawelaski (Richard) of Imperial; a brother, George Hofmann of Houston, TX; a sister, Janet Kravec of St. Charles; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Cotrell Funeral Service.

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DUFFY, Dr. Edgar A.
TRENTON, MISSOURI: Dr. Edgar Albert Duffy died November 28, 1959 at Wright Memorial Hospital. He was born October 18, 1878 in Illinois. He was a graduate of St. Louis University Medical School, and was licensed as both a physician and pharmacist. He had practiced medicine in Trenton since 1907, and had been a surgeon for the Rock Island Railroad since 1917. He was a member and warden of St. Phillip's Episcopal Church, and was a Mason. He was a charter member of the Riverside Country Club and the Trenton Rotary Club, and was a member of the Elks and Odd Fellows lodges. He was a member of the Southern Medial Association, the American Association of Railroad Surgeons, and the Grand River Medical Society. He was survived by his wife, Ollie Duffy; a son, Dr. Oliver Duffy; three daughters, Mrs. George Carnes, Mrs. Bain Hemley, and Mrs. Frank Hawkins; a brother, Earl Duffy; a sister, Dene Duffy; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at the Trenton Methodist Church. Burial was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Gibson Mortuary.

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EADS, Della
GALLATIN, MISSOURI: Della Eads, 89, died November 13, 1995 at a nursing home in Gallatin. She was born April 29, 1906 in rural Lock Springs to Elish and Mandy Griner Hobbs. She was a Protestant. She is survived by two sons, Clinton of Princeton, IL, and Rex of Lakeland, FL; a sister, Zella Grimes of Cameron; a half-brother, Richard Garr of Chillicothe; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Eads; and two sisters. Interment was at the Lock Springs Cemetery with arrangements by Hope Funeral Home.

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EARLS, Evelyn
ST. JAMES, MISSOURI: Evelyn Earls, 84, died November 10, 2005. She was born December 11, 1920 to James Wade and McLissa Ann Jordan Hampton. She is survived by two sons, Donald C. Dosch of Rolla, and James Riley Jose of St. James; 2 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Joseph Dosch, Mike Jose, and Lawrence Earls; a brother, Carl Hampton; and two sisters, Goldie Spirnage and Easter Belle Smail. Burial was at the St. James Cemetery with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

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EAVES, Bessie
EAST PRAIRIE, MISSOURI: Bessie Lee Eaves, 76, died June 10, 1988 at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born October 6, 1911 in East Prairie to John and Georgia Willis Anderson. Interment was at Dogwood Cemetery under the direction of Shelby Funeral Home.

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EDMONDS, Ruby
HORTON, MISSOURI: Ruby Lee Edmonds, 51, died June 3, 1972 in Horton. She was born October 17, 1921 in Horton to Robert C. and Ruby Nell Butler. She was a member of Horton United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Wayne Edmonds; a daughter, Karen Reed of Rich Hill; a son, Gary W. Edmonds of Liberty; her father, of Odessa; a brother, Robert L. Butler of White Bear Lake, MN; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Balltown Cemetery under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

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EGGIMANN, John W.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: John W. Eggimann, 90, died February 27, 2011 at Southeast Hospital. He was born February 20, 1921 near Whitewater to Fred and Lena Scholz Eggimann. He was the retired owner of Cape Armature Co., and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Trinity Lutheran Church. He was a member of the VFW, the SEMO District Fair Board, the Golden Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps, the Trinity Lutheran Church Men's Club, and was a charter member and officer of the Evening Exchange Club. He volunteered with the Boy Scouts and Little League baseball, and enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling, and playing cards. He is survived by his wife, Irene Nischwitz Eggimann; a daughter, Jayne Eggimann of St. Louis; a son, Brad (Shari) Eggimann of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Carolyn (Greg) Francis of Lake of the Ozarks; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment with military honors was at Cape County Memorial Park under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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EGGLESTON, Louis
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Louis G. Eggleston, 69, died January 5, 1971. He was a retired division supervisor for Swift & Co. with 47 years of service. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Rupp Mortuary.

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EGLEY, John A.
NEW HAVEN, MISSOURI: John August Egley, 73, died May 20, 2007. He was born March 15, 1934 to the late Albert and Frieda Kuhn Egley. He held a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Missouri, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Kay Rodgers Egley; two sons, Daniel Egley (Holly), and Evan Egley, all of St. Louis; two stepsons, Ernie and Ron Young, both of Phoenix, AZ; a brother, Larry Egley (Patricia) of St. Peters; three sisters, Dorothy Kugel (Alfred) of Chicago, IL, and Marie Watkins and Carol Rohlfing (Martin), all of Berger; 4 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Burial was at St. James Cemetery in Stony Hill with arrangements by Toedtmann and Grosse Funeral Home.

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EHRHART, Elizabeth
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Elizabeth D. Ehrhart, 79, died May 8, 2008 at her home. She was born November 18, 1928. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Eugene Ehrhart. Services were held at Concord Baptist Church. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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EIFERT, Meta
ILLMO, MISSOURI: Meta Marie Eifert, 85, died April 21, 1967. Survivors include two half-brothers, Gerhardt Musback and Rev. Henry Sprenger; and six half-sisters, Mrs. Chris Bauer, Mrs. Emilie Grueneberg, Mrs. Teckla Smith, Mrs. Joe Nechutta, Mrs. Herman Sander, and Mrs. Albert Walker. Services were held at Eisleben Lutheran Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Bisplinghoff Funeral Home.

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EISIMINGER, Genevieve
SAVANNAH, MISSOURI: Genevieve Martin Eisiminger, 80, died May 1, 1984 at a Savannah nursing home. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Savannah. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Turner of Savannah; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Paul Eisiminger. Services were held at the W.R. Jackson Memorial Chapel. Interment was at the Savannah Cemetery.

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ELDER, Thelma
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Thelma B. Elder died November 11, 2009. She was born December 22, 1924. She was the mother of Rhonda (Dave) Raines, Jack Weber, Camille (Rick) Martin, Janet (Bob) Haley, and the late Roger Elder. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Elder. Interment was at St. Trinity Cemetery under the direction of McLaughlin Funeral Home.

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ELFRINK, Fred
LEOPOLD, MISSOURI: Fred Joseph Elfrink, 60, died December 25, 1998 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born February 12, 1938 in Laflin to Fred W. and Louise Anger Elfrink. He was a retired truck driver for National Food Stores. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, the Teamsters, the Knights of Columbus, and the National Rifle Association. He is survived by his wife, Berenetta Moore Elfrink; a daughter, Tina Mouser of Marble Hill; a son, Todd Elfrink of Leopold; three sisters, Loretta Elfrink of St. Louis, and Therese Elfrink and Agnes Trankle, both of Leopold; a brother, Justin Elfrink of Jackson; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters; and four brothers. Services were held at St. John's Catholic Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Liley Funeral Home.

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ELKOWITZ, Israel
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Israel Elkowitz, 85, died May 27, 1999. He was born July 11, 1913 to the late Abraham and Rachel Bettin Elkowitz. He was a graduate of Victoria College, and was a U.S Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by three sons, Richard Elkowitz, Allan Elkowitz, and Michael Shults; a daughter, Shelley Parsons; two sisters, Tavali Mullins, and Ann Levin; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Scharlack and his twin sister, Leah Goodman; and a brother, Herman Elkowitz. Arrangements were handled by Mayer Funeral Home.

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ELLIOTT, Hettie
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Hettie Elliot, 74, died December 9, 1947 in Kansas City. She was born August 18, 1873 in Ashdown, AR to Louis Yarbor and Liza Moon. She was survived by her husband, George Elliott. Burial was at Lincoln Cemetery under the direction of Watkins Brothers Funeral Home.

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ELLIOTT, Magnolia
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Magnolia Elliott, 96, died April 26, 2001 at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born January 8, 1905 in Brookland, AR to William "Bill" and Laura Daniels Hargrove. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Madeline Nichols of Corning, AR, and Earline Darr of Paragould, AR; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Elliott; and two sons, Floyd Elliott and Albert Elliott. Interment was at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR with arrangements by Ponder Funeral Home.

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ELLISON, Amy
TANEY COUNTY, MISSOURI: Amy "Aunt Aim" Ellison was an elderly former slave of the Ellison family, and chose to remain with several different family members after the Civil War. She is buried at Coble Cemetery.

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ELTING, Frank
LOUISBURG, MISSOURI: Frank William Elting, 62, died March 2, 2010. He was born November 1, 1947 to Van H. and Wilda Edison Elting. He was employed by General Electric for 25 years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and a Purple Heart recipient. Survivors include his mother, Wilda Elting of Springfield; and two brothers, Howard Elting of Clearfield UT, and Van E. Elting of Fort Worth, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, Van H. Elting. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home.

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EMBREY, Gene
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Gene Dale Embrey, 75, died December 6, 2006. He was born July 16, 1931 to the late Loren and Hazel Donovan Embrey. He was a over-the-road truck driver, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the VFW. He is survived by his wife, Rhuebelle Gold Embrey; three stepsons, William Walker (Verla) of Joplin, James Walker of Neosho, and John Walker (Shirley) of Marshfield; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walker-Dowd Funeral Home.

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EOFF, Henrietta
WINFIELD, MISSOURI: Henrietta Eoff, 36, died February 6, 1882. She was survived by her father; three sisters; and a brother. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery.

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ERBAI, Ernie
PLATTE WOODS, MISSOURI: Ernie Erbai, 36, died July 15, 2009 at his residence. He was born November 12, 1972 in Koror, Palau to Sabino Ringang and Alfonsa Twelbang Erbai. He was educated in Palau. He was a longtime Wal-Mart employee, and attended St. Therese Catholic Church in Parkville. He is survived by his mother, of Palau; three brothers, Matthew Ringang of Corsicana, TX, Valentin Ringang of Renton, WA, and Julio Ringang of Palau; and two sisters, Julia Ringang of Platte Woods, and Melanie Ringang of Palau. He was preceded in death by his father. Arrangements were handled by Meyers Funeral Chapel.

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ESTRADA, Katie
OSAGE BEACH, MISSOURI: Katie L. Estrada, 76, died July 18, 2011 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. She was born March 15, 1935 in Mobile, AL to Needham and Bessie Mae Byrd Reed. She was a nurse. She enjoyed sewing, shopping, and music, and was a member of a band, the Country Gospel Singers. Survivors include four sons, Ronnie Brown of LeForce, TX, Jim Brown of Sacramento, CA, Paul Brown of Niland, CA, and David Olegario of Woodland, CA; a daughter, Wanda Jean Reed of Chico, CA; two sisters, Eleanor Slawson of Osage Beach, and Harriet Kelley of Woodland, CA; 14 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters. Interment was at Lake Memorial Cemetery by Hedges-Scott Funeral Home.

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EUBANK, Elizabeth
MIAMI, MISSOURI: Elizabeth "Bettie" Whittaker Eubank, 39, died February 28, 1873. She was born in 1834. She was survived by three sons. Burial was at Christian Cemetery.

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EVANS, Irma
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Irma Louise Evans, 67, died May 22, 2008. She was born August 13, 1940 to Lewis and Edna Smith Crow. She was the stepdaughter of L.C. Holley. She was a graduate of Cape Vocational School, and was a retired licensed practical nurse. She was a nurse at the Veterans' Home and Southeast Missouri Hospital, and also did private nursing. She worked as a cook at Saint Francis Medical Center and Southeast Missouri State University. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Evans; a daughter, Jacqueline R. Evans of Cape Girardeau; four sons, Arnold E. Evans of Long Beach, CA, Wayne H. Evans of Cape Girardeau, Ricky A. Evans of Jefferson City, and David D. Evans of Bonne Terre; two adopted sons, James F. Ford of Racine, WI, and Elliott Dugan of California; seven brothers, Lewis Holley of Tacoma, WA, Celester and Donald Holley of Cape Girardeau, Roy Holley of Clarksville, TN, Eddie Holley of Atlanta, George Holley of Killeen, TX, and Charles Holley of Bowie, MD; three sisters, Wilma Jennings of Lebanon, TN, Lavera Hines McLemore of Dayton, OH, and Linda Singleton of Hollywood, SC; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother. Burial was at Lorimier Cemetery under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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EVANS, James H.
KIMBERLING CITY, MISSOURI: James H. Evans, 87, died October 30, 2009. He was retired Air Force major, and was a member of the Kimberling City American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Barbara Evans; two daughters, Michelle Ockenden of Wales, and Dawn "Stevie" Plumb (Terry) of Reeds Spring; a son, James "Tony" Evans (Judith) of England; a sister, Mary Louise Downing of Des Moines, IA; a brother, Ken Evans of Kansas City, MO; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Stumpff Funeral Home.

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EVERLY, Irene
BETHANY, MISSOURI: Irene Everly, 87, died November 28, 2007. She was born December 16, 1919 to Pearly Oda Salmon and Della Ann Harmon Salmon. She attended Bridgeport Christian Church. She is survived by a daughter, Sue Maxwell of Bethany; a son, Leon Everly of Jackson; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Noland Herbert Everly; five brothers, Johnny, Earl, Everett, Jarold, and Edmond Salmon; and her parents. Burial was at Coffey Cemetery by Roberson Funeral Home.

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EYE, Leona
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI: Leona Virginia Eye, 69, died January 6, 2005. She was born October 6, 1935 to G. Dewey Andrew and Velma Jamison. She is survived by her husband, Allen Eye; three sons, Allen Eye, Jr. and wife Deborah K. of Union, Michael Eye and wife Polly of Washington, and Brian C. Eye and wife Kim of Union; five daughters, Margaret Emily and husband Ernie of Union, Carol Eye of Rolla, Debra J. Eye of Washington, Pamela Pehle and husband Greg of Union, and Tammi Briggs and husband Dwayne of Labadie; two brothers, Richard Andrews of Burlington, CO, and Kenneth Andrews and wife Audrey of Littleton, CO; three sisters, Ann Dotson and husband Robert of Moberly, Grace Hinton and husband Archie of Siebert, CO, and Bonnie Nipper and husband Wendell of Potosi; 19 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Burial was at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with arrangements by Miller Funeral Home.

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FAERBER, Erwin
HERMANN, MISSOURI: Erwin H. Faerber, 85, died December 28, 2001 at his residence. He was born November 30, 1916 in Hermann to Paul and Clara Mueller Faerber. He owned Hermann Outboard Motor Sales and Service, and had worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was also a carpenter. He attended St. George Church, and was a member of the Hermann Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Lorene Clara Baumstark Faerber; two sons, Larry Faerber (Annie) of Hermann, and Ron Faerber (Susan) of Columbia; two daughters, Linda Kuester (Don) of Gasconade, and Cathy Hunter (Mickey) of Jackson, MI; a brother, Robert Faerber (June) of Hermann; a brother-in-law, Norbert Baumstark (Rose) of Webster Groves; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Baumstark of Chesterfield, and Helen Humm (Carl) of McKittrick; his step-grandchildren; his step great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymond and Victor Faerber; and a sister, Olivia Augustine. Services were held at St. George Church, Hermann. Interment was at St. George Cemetery.

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FALLON, Ada
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Ada Fallon, 93, died August 1, 1996 at the Brandon Woods Retirement Community. She was born November 11, 1902 in Mondamin, IA to Willard Brent and Ida Mae Hight Fallon. She was a longtime Independence resident, but moved to Lawrence, KS in 1993. She had been a teacher for the Independence and Odessa school districts, and served as secretary for two U.S. representatives and an attorney. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and had been a choir director at the Walnut Park RLDS Church. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, the Retired Teachers' Association, and the National Secretaries' Association. Survivors include a sister, Lola Sheffer of Independence; and a niece raised in the home, Lola Payton of Lawrence, KS. Interment was at Mountain Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Speaks Suburban Chapel.

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FARRELL, Theophilus
GERALD, MISSOURI: Theophilus Farrell died March 14, 1921. He was born May 6, 1849. Burial was at New Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

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FARRIS, Harold C.
MANSFIELD, MISSOURI: Harold Clifton Farris, 75, died May 27, 2007 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO. He was born July 13, 1931 in Mansfield to Lester and Thelma Reser Farris. He was a farmer, and had also operated a DX station in Mansfield. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Ava Full Gospel Church, and enjoyed hunting, trapping, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include four daughters, Vonna Henley (Larry) of Mansfield, Ramona Farris of Macomb, Connie Davis of Phoenix, AZ, and Ronda Stahl (Wayne) of Bakersfield, CA; two sons, Clifford Farris of Mansfield, and Ronald Farris of Macomb; the mother of his children, Pearl Seal Farris of Macomb; a sister, Geraldene Buchanan of Washington; a brother, Kenneth Farris (Charlene) of Tulare, CA; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bob and Olen Farris; and a grandson; Lester Harold Farris. Interment was at Cedar Gap Cemetery by Holman-Howe Funeral Home.

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FASKEN, Helen
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: Helen Irene Fasken, 92, died April 12, 2010 at her home. She was born September 10, 1917 near Carthage, MO to Robert Leroy and Leona Mayfield Carter. She and her husband were farmers, and she was also a retired floral designer. She enjoyed dancing, traveling and entertaining in area nursing homes. She attended Mount Moriah Church. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Newman and Sharon Cooley (Lloyd); a son, Ray Fasken; a stepdaughter, Barbara Little (Don); 4 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 step great-grandchildren; and 3 step great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Fasken; her parents, a sister, Dorothy Cline; a brother, Robert Leroy Carter II; a son-in-law, Gary Newman; a daughter in-law, Patty Fasken; a granddaughter, Amanda Rae Fasken; and a great-grandson, Orin Nichols. Interment was at Fasken Cemetery with arrangements by Ulmer Funeral Home.

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FAST, Billie Lee
BARING, MISSOURI: Billie Lee Fast, 74, died December 18, 2008 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina. He was born November 7, 1933 in Knox County, MO to Glen and Thelma Marquardt Fast. He retired from the Burnham Glove Factory, and had also been a farmer. He enjoyed fishing and playing bingo, and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan. Survivors include two children, Rosalee Jean Klataske (Ronald), and Terry Fast, all of Baring; two brothers, Clayton Fast (Emmabelle) of LaBelle, and Earl Fast of Millard; 4 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; his nieces and nephews; and his friends, including Rick Belzer of Kirksville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth Powers Fast; his parents; his mother and father-in-law, Minnie and Archie Powers; a sister-in-law, Jeanette Fast; and a niece. Interment was at Park View Memorial Gardens in Kirksville with arrangements by Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home.

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FAUBLE, Eva
LAURIE, MISSOURI: Eva Katherine Loshbaugh Fauble, 98, died May 12, 2005 at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, MO. She was born September 10, 1906 in Columbus, NE to George Edward Loshbaugh and Eva Katherine Gregorious. She was an executive secretary at the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple from 1959 to 1978, and had been a memeber of St. Paul's Episcopal Church for 62 years. She was a volunteer at St. Luke's Hospital, where she gave over 5,000 hours of volunteer service. She was a former resident of Kansas City, MO and Lawrence, KS. She enjoyed playing bridge and knitting. Survivors include a daughter, Katie Sturtridge (Roy) of Sunrise Beach, MO; a son, Don Fauble (Lyla) of Apple Valley, MN; 4 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 7 step great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; 2 step great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Eugene "Gene" Fauble; a son; her parents; a sister; and five brothers. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Columbus, Nebraska.

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FEDERHOFER, Aloysius
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Aloysius Federhofer, 65, died December 16, 1958 at St. Anthony Hospital. He was born January 31, 1893 to Simon and Theresa Frederick Federhofer. He was a retired supervisor for Anheuser-Busch, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Federhofer. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Kriegshauser Mortuary.

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FEIGEL, Alexander
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Alexander Feigel died December 7, 1950. He was born January 13, 1875 to William and Nancy Hobbs Feigel. He was a clerk, and worked for the city. He was survived by his wife, Anna Feigel. Burial was at Frieden Cemetery under the direction of Diedrich Funeral Home.

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FEINSTEIN, Chaim
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Chaim Feinstein died in August of 1948. He was found deceased in the Mississippi River near the City Water Works Pumping Station on August 12, 1948. He worked as a tailor, and was born in Russia to Menorchen (or Menachem) Mendel Feinstein and Surah (or Sarah) Kolodny Feinstein. He was estimated to be approximately 40 years old, and one record gives a birth date of 1908. Interment was at Chevra Kadisha Cemetery under the direction of Oxenhandler Funeral Home.

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FELLING, Marguerite
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Marguerite M. Felling, 85, died May 2, 1979 at a local hospital. She was a retired bookkeeper for Rudolph Hofheimer Ladies' Ready to Wear, and also worked for Leibowitz Clothing Store. She was a member of St. Patrick's Church. She was survived by a sister, Editha Felling; and two brothers, Bertin Felling and Anthony Felling. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Heaton Bowman Smith and Sidenfaden Funeral Home.

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FELTS, Butler J., Jr.
LAMAR, MISSOURI: Butler James Felts, Jr., 84, died August 28, 2008 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. He was born August 17, 1924 in Wickes, AR to Butler Felts, Sr. and Florence Smith Felts. He built the Barco Drive-In and operated it for 58 years, and had also owned the Lamar Plaza Theater, the Trail Drive-In, and the Fox Theater in Nevada. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, and operated movie theaters on military bases at Camp Pendleton, Guam, and Chichijima. He was a former president of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the American Legion. He attended Grace Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Wanda Fowler Felts; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jim and Brenda Felts of Lamar, and Gary Felts of Fort Walton Beach, FL; two sisters, Peggy Smith of Pittsburg, and Joann Baden of Westminster, CA; 3 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons. Burial with military honors was at Lake Cemetery under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home.

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FERRIEL, Thelma
HARTVILLE, MISSOURI: Thelma Jean Ferriel, 91, died September 25, 2007. She was born September 24, 1916 to Samuel and Viola Dudley Dugger. She is survived by a stepson, Darrell Wayne Ferriel of Hartville; her nieces and nephews; 2 step-grandchildren; 4 step great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leman Ferriel; her parents; a sister, Rosie Dugger; and four brothers, Leo, Charlie, Ray and Jim Dugger. She formerly worked at Bob Hake's Cafe, and also at other area cafes. She attended Hilltop Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed going to garage sales, dining out, and cats. Burial was at Steele Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home.

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FIELD, Harry W.
SAVANNAH, MISSOURI: Harry Walter Field, 84, died September 7, 1977 in St. Joseph. He was a farmer and dairyman. He was a World War I veteran and a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Susie Nold Field; a daughter, Juanita Moberg; a sister, Nellie Martie; two brothers, Charles F. Field and Roy J. Field; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at the United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Savannah Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Mortuary.

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FINLEY, Hetty
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Hetty Wagner Finley died June 26, 2005 at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 28, 1928 in Baltimore, MD to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner. She was a former resident of the Cape Girardeau and Charleston, MO areas, and moved to St. Louis in 1997. She was an Episcopalian. She is survived by three daughters, Leanne Cornwell, Vicki Finley, and Tina Whitehead; a son, Bill Finley Jr.; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Finley, Sr.; two sisters; and a brother. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston, MO under the direction of McMikle Funeral Home.

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FISHER, Georgiann
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Georgiann Johnson Fisher died September 4, 2009 at Research Medical Center. She was born March 16, 1926 to Alvin Johnson, Sr. and Fannie Mae Tarver Johnson. She is survived by two daughters, Joyce A. Fisher and Amy L. Fisher, both of Kansas City, MO; three sons, John A. Fisher of Kansas City, MO, Michael Fisher of Kansas City, KS, and George E. Johnson of Las Vegas, NV; her grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred D. Fisher; her parents; a brother, Alvin Johnson, Jr.; a sister, Faith (Johnson) Clay; and an aunt, Stella Tarver. Interment was at Blue Ridge Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Funeral Chapel.

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FITCH, Ora Fern
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Ora Fern Fitch, 96, died November 8, 2010 at St. Joseph Bluffs. She was born February 15, 1914 in DeSoto, MO to Roy and Magdalene Lynch Ragland. She and her husband were the retired owners of Geer-Croy-Fitch Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Poplar Bluff, where she was the church organist for over 50 years, and was active with the music ministry. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson City, and the X-Club. She is survived by two sons, Randy Fitch (DeLinda) of Jefferson City, and Bob Fitch (Carol) of Troy, IL; a sister, Margaret Coggins of Florida; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace N. Fitch; her parents; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff with arrangements by Freeman Mortuary.

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FITZGIBBON, Mary
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Mary B. Fitzgibbon, 88, died August 30, 1959 at the St. Louis City Hospital. She was born April 18, 1871 in County Carlow, Ireland to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Doyle. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Fitzgibbon. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Cullinane Brothers Funeral Directors.

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FLIEG, Francis X.
ZELL, MISSOURI: Francis X. Flieg, 74, died November 27, 2003 at his home. He was born August 4, 1929 in Zell to the late Andrew and Philomena Grass Flieg. He was a retired poultry farmer, and also worked with his daughter, Kelly, at Kelly's Restaurant in Perryville. He was a member of the Perryville Kiwanis Club. He is survived by his wife, Delsie F. Sparks Flieg; four daughters, Kelly (Charles) Picou of Perryville, and Gail (Dennis) Dowdy, Joyce (Terry) Belfield, and Holly (Jeff) Turner, all of Ste. Genevieve; two sons, Robert (Joan) Flieg, and Steven (Carol) Flieg, all of Ste. Genevieve; three sisters, Sr. Mary Vera Flieg of Red Bud, IL, and Rosemary (Francis) Kreitler and Lorene Gegg, both of Ste. Genevieve; two brothers, Henry (Evelyn) Flieg of Perryville, and Aloysius (Hildegard) Flieg of Ste. Genevieve; 21 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Helen Samson Flieg; a son, Charles Wilbur Schwent; a daughter, Judy Huck; his parents; and two brothers, Herbert Flieg and Richard Flieg. Services were held at St. Joseph Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Basler Funeral Home.

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FLORI, Jacques
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Jacques Flori, 87, died March 24, 1947 in St. Louis. He was born in France on October 24, 1859. He was a retired machinist. He was survived by his wife, Mary Kraehn Flori; and a daughter, Anna. Burial was at New Ss. Peter and Paul (Resurrection) Cemetery under the direction of Jay B. Smith Funeral Home.

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FOGER, Rheva May
BETHANY, MISSOURI: Rheva May Foger, 93, died July 15, 2008. She was born October 21, 1914 to Roy and Elta Dean Peugh Younkin. She and her husband were retired farmers, and she was also a former ranch cook. She attended the Methodist Church. She was a 38-year member of the Good Will Club, and also a member of Methodist Ladies Aid until that group disbanded. She is survived by two sons, Earl Leroy Foger of Gilman City, and V. Neal Foger of Lake Jackson, FL; three sisters, Sunshine Swanberg of Princeton, Mary Eggelston of Grand Junction, CO, and Mae Dean Gravett of Red Oak, IA; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Foger; her parents; and an infant brother. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery in Gilman City with arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home.

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FOGERSON, Rose
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Rose Zilea Fogerson, 70, died March 18, 1970 at a local nursing home. There were no known surviving family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Fogerson. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Public Cemetery with arrangements by Heaton-Bowman Mortuary.

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FOGLESONG, Gladys
BRUNSWICK, MISSOURI: Gladys F. Foglesong, 90, died November 17, 2003. She was born May 18, 1913 to Andrew Jackson and Lucinda Colter. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Gaskins of Marshall; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, John Oliver Neilson and Charley Ivan Foglesong; and eight siblings. Interment was at Keytesville City Cemetery under the direction of Summerville Funeral Home.

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FORNEY, Cora
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Cora Pearl Forney, 81, died January 25, 1964 at a St. Joseph hospital. She was a native of Holt County, and had lived in St. Joseph since 1932. She attended Ashland Avenue Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Edward; a daughter, Mrs. Geneva Wachter of St. Joseph; a son, Chester Forney of Jefferson City; a sister, Katie Buntz of New Point; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Ashland Cemetery by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Mortuary.

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FORNKOHL, August
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: August W. Fornkohl, 51, died June 2, 1988 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born March 12, 1937 near Egypt Mills to Martin and Edith Smith Fornkohl. He worked at 7-Up Bottling Co. and Florsheim Shoe, where he was president of the United Shoe Workers Union and managed a softball team. He was a member of Scriptural Lutheran Church near Egypt Mills, and was a member of fox hunting clubs in Missouri and Alabama. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hand Fornkohl; two daughters, Mrs. Tammy Piatt of Gordonville, and Mrs. Cindy Stoverink of Leopold; a son, Kenneth Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Blocker of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Martin and Ivan Fornkohl, both of Cape Girardeau; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters. Services were held at Scriptural Lutheran Church. Interment was at Thompson Cemetery near Egypt Mills.

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FORSHEE, Juanita
LEADWOOD, MISSOURI: Juanita Forshee, 79, died April 30, 2008 at Georgian Gardens Nursing Home in Potosi, MO. She was born January 3, 1929 in Stony Point, MO to the late Frances DeMier Mosier and Winfred Mosier. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Bonne Terre, and enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, and yard work. Survivors include a brother, Lessel Mosier (Carol) of Potosi; a sister, Ruth Thompson of Potosi; a nephew; 2 nieces; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Forshee; a brother, Chester Mosier; a brother-in-law, Russell Thompson; a sister-in-law, Rosie Mosier; and a nephew, Verlin Mosier. Interment was at Germania Cemetery under the direction of Moore Funeral Home.

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FOSTER, Rev. Louis
WALNUT GROVE, MISSOURI: Louis Elvin Foster, 79, died November 25, 1996 at Willard Park Care Center. He was born July 11, 1917 in Clay County, AR to the late William Andrew "Bill" and Flossie Byes Foster. He was an ordained Pentecostal minister, and was a retired truck driver for Erikson Transport Service. He was a former resident of Corning, AR. He is survived by three sons, Larry, Gary, and Terry Foster; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce F. Foster; his parents; and a brother. Burial was at Turkey Creek Cemetery in Walnut Grove under the direction of Greenlawn North Funeral Home.

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FOSTER, Marie
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Marie Foster, 82, died July 19, 1970 at a local hospital. There were no known surviving relatives. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Public Cemetery under the direction of Heaton-Bowman Mortuary. Note: Interment may be in St. Joseph, MO.

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FOWLER, Silas
RALLS COUNTY, MISSOURI: Silas Fowler died August 28, 1885, and was born February 9, 1883 to Asa T. and Matilda E. Fowler. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.

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FRAGER, Hyman
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Hyman Frager died March 18, 1958. He was born in Russia on May 10, 1891 to Joseph and Baila Frager. He worked in the women's garment industry. Burial was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Chapel.

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FRAKES, Mildred
CARROLLTON, MISSOURI: Mildred Loraine Frakes, 75, died December 15, 2007. She was born May 15, 1932 to William and Muriel Ash Persinger. She retired from the Marshall Habilitation Center, and worked for the F.M. Stamper Company. She attended Waverly Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Raymond Michael Frakes (Vicki) of Bosworth, and Floyd James Frakes (Glenda) of Carrollton; a brother, John Persinger; four sisters, Vivian Sales, Mae Scribner, Ellen Winfrey, and Betty Parker; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lincoln Frakes; a son, Lloyd Wayne "Buddy" Frakes; her parents; two brothers, Bobby and Jack Persinger; two grandsons, Todd and Chris Frakes; and a great-grandson, Jakob Bowen. Interment was at Pleasant Park Cemetery with arrangements by Gibson Funeral Home.

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FRANKLIN, Reginald
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Reginald Franklin died April 29, 2011. He was born April 18, 1923 in Kansas City, MO to Daniel and Julia Johnson Franklin. He was a quality control specialist at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, and had also worked at Armour Packing Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Paseo Baptist Church for over 40 years. Survivors include his wife, Fleeda O. Dennie Franklin; three daughters, Muriel Boyd, Lynette Flowers, and Regina James, all of Kansas City; 2 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and six siblings. Interment was at Leavenworth National Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Funeral Chapel.

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FREELON, Wayne, Sr.
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Wayne Ronail Freelon, Sr., 60, died February 1, 2011. He was born July 1, 1950 in Columbia to Charles and Nadine Williams Freelon. He was a member of Faithwalk Ministries in Paris, MO, and was active with the Media Ministry. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Cross Freelon; two daughters, Nacole Freelon and Shauntel Garr, both of Columbia; a son, Wayne Freelon, Jr. of Columbia; a brother, Jarrell; a sister, Charlynn Lewis; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Jerry Freelon. Arrangements were handled by H.T. May and Son Funeral Home.

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FREITIK, Mary
LEBANON, MISSOURI: Mary Elizabeth Freitik, 92, died July 21, 2006 at her residence. She was born August 22, 1913 in Lebanon, MO to Michael and Theresa Burg Schrekenhofer. She was a seamstress and a former resident of the Kansas City area. Following retirement, she returned to Lebanon. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, and enjoyed aerobics and playing the slot machines. Survivors include two sisters, Marjorie Miller of Lebanon, and Dorothy Cologna of Bremerton, WA; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter C. Freitik; her parents; a sister, Catherine Jones; and four brothers, Carl, George, Louis, and Charles Schrekenhofer. Services were held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery by Holman-Howe Funeral Home.

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FREY, Marilyn
SALEM, MISSOURI: Marilyn Marie Brotherton Frey, 78, died May 6, 2010. She was born May 31, 1931 to Loyd and Julie Applegate Brotherton. She was a charter member of the Eagles, and was a Gold Star Wife. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, and volunteered at the Dent County Judicial Building. She enjoyed genealogy. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Melisa Ann and David Hodges of Salem; two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Robin Olson of Omaha, NE, and Stanley and Irma Olson of Galesburg, IL; a brother, Edmond Brotherton of Fort Madison, IA; a sister, Mabel Warren of Salem; a half-sister, Karen Brotherton; two half-brothers, Marvin Brotherton and Paul Brotherton; her nieces and nephews; her step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Maurice Tracy Shepler; her parents; and several siblings. Burial was at Neeper Cemetery by Wilson Funeral Home.

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FRIEDSON, Jules
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Jules Friedson, 76, died January 11, 1966. He was born in Kansas City to Samuel and Hannah Friedson. He owned the Jerome Cocktail Lounge. He was a member of Temple Adath Joseph. Survivors include three sons, Joel Friedson of St. Joseph, Gordon Friedson of Kansas City, and Leonard Friedson of San Antonio, TX; a sister, Anna Epstein of Chicago; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Yetta Friedson. Interment was at Shaare Sholem Cemetery by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Mortuary.

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FRIESE, David
SEDGEWICKVILLE, MISSOURI: David Friese, 74, died January 4, 1930 at his residence near Sedgewickville. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Sophie Crites Friese; his children, Bernie Friese, Sarah Wills, Frank Friese, Tony Friese, and Dan Friese; three brothers, August, Peter, and John Friese; and his grandchildren. Interment was Services were held at Propst Chapel. Burial was at Sargent's Chapel Lutheran Cemetery. Note: One record spelled the last name "Freese" and gave his wife's name as Sophie. Another lists a daughter named Eva.

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FROST, Julia
JASPER, MISSOURI: Julia Frost, 99, died November 21, 1920. She was born November 14, 1821 in Winstead, CT. She lived in Illinois prior to coming to Missouri. She was survived by a daughter; two sons, including Orville Frost, in whose home she died; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Worthy Frost.Services were held at Mount Moriah Church. Interment was at Home Cemetery in Fowler, IL.

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FUGIT, Daisy
BETHANY, MISSOURI: Daisy Fugit, 85, died August 7, 1986 in Bethany. Survivors include a son, Dale Fugit of Lamoni, IA; a daughter, Carol Chapman of Bethany; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Fugit. Interment was at Goshen Cemetery near Princeton under the direction of Robinson-Polley Funeral Home.

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