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GALL, Minerva
KING CITY, MISSOURI: Minerva Jane Gall, 85, died December 19, 1955. She was born March 11, 1870 in DeKalb County, MO to William H. and Eliza Davis Richie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel L. Gall. Burial was at Winslow Cemetery under the direction of undertaker R.G. Taggart. Note: One record gives the maiden name as Riche.

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GARD, Stella
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Stella Yancy Gard, 85, died January 1, 1945 at Mercy Hospital. She was born February 1, 1859 in Barry, IL to James and Eliza Yancy. She and her family helped operate Platt-Gard Business University. She attended the First Baptist Church, and was a member of the W.C.T.U. and the McKinley Club. She was survived by a son, Erold E. Gard, Jr. and 4 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, E.E. Gard, Sr. Interment was at Memorial Park under the direction of Fleeman Mortuary.

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GARDNER, Minnie
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Minnie Hazel Boozer Gardner died January 29, 2000 in St. Louis. She was born August 8, 1908 in Morrilton, AR to John Hampton and Caroline Brockman Boozer. She was a retired cook for the St. Louis Board of Education, and attended St. Philip's Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling. Survivors include three nephews, Charles Foster, Anthony Foster and Ralph Foster; four nieces, Margaret Ford, Maxine Ingram, Emma McClennon and Wilma J. Foster; her great-nieces and great-nephews; her great-great nieces and great-great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Gardner; a son; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Officer Funeral Home.

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GASCHE, Leona
HILLSBORO, MISSOURI: Leona Reilly Gasche, 95, died March 19, 1999 at her home. She was born July 14, 1903 in Hillsboro to Philip and Katherine Yesberg Reilly. She was an elementary school teacher in Byrnesville, Plattin, and Hillsboro, and gave 36 years of service to Jefferson County farmers via federal farm agricultural programs. She attended Hillsboro United Methodist Church, and was involved with several historical organizations. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond F. Gasche; and her parents. Interment was at Hillsboro Cemetery under the direction of Robert D. Brown Funeral Home.

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GASTREICH, Philip
NEW HAVEN, MISSOURI: Philip J. Gastreich, 76, died July 31, 2010 in Fenton, MO. He was born December 19, 1933 in St. Louis to Philip J. and Marie Roeder Gastreich. He was a millwright at Granite City Steel in Granite City, IL, and had also worked at National Lead Co. in Lemay. He attended Assumption Church New Haven. Survivors include five daughters, Debbie Benson (Alvin) of Potosi, Ronda Tayon of Jefferson County, Lisa Glandt (Todd) of Washington, and Pam Smith and Yvonne Kajszo (Dennis), all of St. Louis; a sister, Marie Harrington of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norine V. Kemper Gastreich; his parents; and a grandson, Gene Antwon Miller. Services were held at Assumption Church. Interment was at New Haven Cemetery by Toedtmann and Grosse Funeral Home.

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GAULT, Agnes
EMMA, MISSOURI: Agnes D. Gault, 89, died March 31, 2008 at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia, MO. She was born April 19, 1918 in St. Louis, MO to the late Dr. Theodore Freund and Agnes Kuecker Freund. She worked for International Shoe Company and the Lutheran Good Shepherd Home, and was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. She is survived by a sister, Florence Schnackenberg (Robert) of Aullville; a brother-in-law, Ernest Scharnhorst of Concordia; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Gault; her parents; two sisters, Alice Maggert and Frieda Scharnhorst; and a brother, Rev. Alfred Freund. Services were held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Burial was at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery with arrangements by Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.

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GEATLEY, Francis
CEDAR HILL, MISSOURI: Francis Geatley, 74, died May 15, 2009 at his home. He was born August 30, 1934 in Byrnesville, MO to Frank and Anna Belle Forthman Geatley. He attended Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Marcia Pounds Geatley; five children, Steven (Sara) Geatley of House Springs, Jane (Richard) Dodds of Port Republic, MD, and Janet (Tim) Wilmore, (Michele) Geatley, and Susan (Steve) Clark, all of Cedar Hill; two siblings, Joan (Joseph) Jost of Lake St. Louis, and Donald (Hally) Geatley of Byrnesville; 9 grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Jim (Nancy) Pounds of Bowling Green, KY, and Ben Franken and Cliff Goettelman, both of High Ridge; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Geatley; his parents; three siblings, Rose Marie Franken, Lucille Goettelman, and Margaret Wille; and a brother-in-law, Donald Wille. Services were held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment was at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cemetery under the direction of Chapel Hill Mortuary.

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GELSKI, J.W.
SALISBURY, MISSOURI: J.W. Gelski, 71, died January 5, 2006 at his home. He was born July 15, 1934 in Wien, MO to Dominic and Ina Carmer Gelski. He was a self-employed carpenter, and attended the First Christian Church of Salisbury. Survivors include two daughters, Kathi Smith (Bob) of St. Louis, MO, and Mara Dunn (Ed) of Whitehouse Station, NJ; a son, Jeff Gelski (Mary) of Olathe, KS; a brother, Jerry Gelski of Corona, CA; 3 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Jean Spellman Gelski; his parents; two sisters, Latricia Nanneman and Georgia Echols; and five brothers, Walter, Raymond, Francis, Virgil and Joe. Arrangements were handled by Summerville Funeral Home.

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GEROMINI, Edith
BRUNSWICK, MISSOURI: Edith L. Geromini, 93, died April 6, 2007. She was born January 19, 1914 to Grover and Eva Buchann Maudlin. She formerly worked at Hy-Style Clothing Co. in Kansas City, and Banquet Foods in Carrollton. She is survived by a son, Lyman Watt of Hale; a daughter, Patricia Elliott of Tina; two sisters, Lucy Lageman of Waverly, and DeLores Estes of Bosworth; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and her caretakers, DeLores and Freddie Siefkas of Brunswick. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Bernard Watt and Bill Geromini; a daughter, Nina Goldsberry; and several siblings. Cremation arrangements were handled by Gibson Funeral Home.

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GICANTE, Roy
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Roy B. Gicante, 66, died March 24, 2003. He was born January 6, 1937 to John B. Gicante, Sr. and Gladys Katherine Pritchett Gicante. He worked in the food service industry. He is survived by four brothers, John Gicante, Jr. of Peculiar, Peter Gicante of Belton, Harry Gicante of Nevada, MO, and Norman Gicante of Denver, CO; a sister, Mary Stump of Joplin; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Kathlene Vanderwerf. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery by Ferry Funeral Home.

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GILLELAND, Charles
MARYVILLE, MISSOURI: Corp. Charles M. Gilleland, 20, was killed in action on January 16, 1945 in France, a casualty of World War II. He was born February 3, 1925. He was a tank gunner with the 12th Armored Division. Survivors include his wife; a son, Charles Eugene; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gilleland of Lawrence, KS; a sister, Mrs. Wilbur Zey of De Soto, KS; and his grandmothers, Mrs. Maggie Moore of King City, and Mrs. C.B. Gilleland of St. Joseph. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery.

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GILLET, George
CORNING, MISSOURI: George R. Gillet died May 28, 1909. He was born May 23, 1906 to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gillet. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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GILMORE, Masie
BUTLER, MISSOURI: Masie Gilmore, 88, died December 14, 2009. She was born November 28, 1921 to Thomas Ray and Lottie Mae Hall Thomas. She had worked at Ellett Memorial Hospital and Appleton City Manor Nursing Home, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Appleton City. She is survived by a son, Walter Gilmore (Martina) of Butler; a sister, Mary Margaret Raybourn of Butler; her nieces and nephews; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Lewis Gilmore; a son, Stanley Gilmore; her parents; and a grandson, Darren Gilmore. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery by Hill and Son Funeral Home.

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GIRARD, Vivian
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Vivian Mae White Girard, 19, died in childbirth on December 5, 1944. She was born December 20, 1924 in Logan, IA to W.L. and Freda White. She worked as a stenographer for Dun and Bradstreet, and was the wife of Anthony W. Girard. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Eylar Funeral Home.

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GIVENS, Louis
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Louis Givens died September 24, 1885. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

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GLADOW, Eldon
GLADSTONE, MISSOURI: Eldon Gladow, 90, died June 1, 2011. He was born September 20, 1920 near Alma, KS. He was a graduate of Kansas State College with a degree in flour milling science. He retired from General Mills, and was consultant to the company's eight flour mills. He was a member of the Association of Operative Millers, and had served on their Technical Committee for many years. He was also a member of the Northland Seniors Golf Association, and the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Irene Gladow; two daughters, Mary (Richard) Newkirk of Manhattan, KS, and Gay (Rod) Fischer of Springfield, IL; a son, Steve Gladow of West Des Moines, IA; two sisters, Nyla Stuewe of Norton, KS, and Veryl Logan of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Dean Gladow of Emporia, KS, and Wes Gladow of Salem, OR; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by White Chapel Funeral Home.

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GLASS, Florence
MEXICO, MISSOURI: Florence Irene Glass, 105, died March 13, 2010. She was born April 8, 1904 to Charles and Jennie Fetzer Garver. She attended the United Church of Christ. She is survived by three sons, James Arthur Glass of Manchester, CT, William John Glass (Marge) of Arlington, VA, and Charles Bertram Glass (Carol) of Walnut Creek, CA; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William John Glass; a sister; and five brothers. Burial was at East Lawn Memorial Park by Arnold Funeral Home.

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GLASSMAN, Samuel H.
CLAYTON, MISSOURI: Samuel Heiman Glassman died August 1, 1945. He was born in Russia, and was the son of Harry Glassman. He was a retired real estate agent. He was survived by his wife, Bessie Glassman. Burial was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery.

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GLASTETTER, Margaret
JACKSON, MISSOURI: Margaret Glastetter, 63, died November 26, 2007 at her residence. She was born July 11, 1944 in Cape Girardeau to William Loy and Louva Marie Allen Devore. She worked in the environmental services department at Southeast Hospital, and had also worked for International Shoe Company. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and was a member of the Town and Country FCE Club. She was active with the Cape County Democrats and the Cape County Relay For Life, in addition to being a supporter of Jackson High School and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy volleyball and basketball teams. She is survived by a daughter, Chrissi Glastetter of St. Louis; a stepson, Don Glastetter Riley of Wood River, IL; a brother, Don (Jean) Devore of Jackson; a sister, Lois (Dick) Seabaugh of Jackson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment was at Russell Heights Cemetery by McCombs Funeral Home.

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GLENNON, John Cardinal
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Cardinal John Joseph Glennon, 83, died March 9, 1946 in Dublin, Ireland. He was born June 14, 1862 in Kinnegad, Ireland to Matthew and Catherine Rafferty Glennon. He was educated at St. Finian's College, St. Mary's College, All Hallows College, and the University of Bonn. He was a priest for 61 years and a bishop for 49 years. He was ordained to the priesthood on December 20, 1884 and served with the Diocese of Kansas City, later becoming rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. He was Coadjutor Bishop of Kansas City, becoming one of the youngest bishops in the Catholic Church at that time. He served as the titular bishop of Pinora and as an assistant at the Pontifical Throne. He want on to become the Archbishop of St. Louis, and aided in securing a new building for the Cathedral of St. Louis. He was active with Kenrick (now Kenrick-Glennon) Seminary, and purchased large amounts of land to donate to Catholic homesteaders in rural Missouri via the Colonization Reality Co. He was appointed to the College of Cardinals when he was in his 80s, and was named Cardinal-Priest of San Clemente. He passed away while coming home from the ceremony. SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center is named in his honor. Services were held at the Chapel of All Souls at St. Louis Cathedral, and also in Dublin. Interment was at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

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GODDARD, Mildred
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Mildred Lorraine Goddard, 96, died February 8, 2007. She was born October 18, 1910 to George Herbert and Reba Lynn Mercer Hume. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Lawrence of Springfield; and four sons, John of Everton, Gene of Springfield, Fred of El Dorado Springs, and Jim of Huntsville, AL. Burial was at Hazelwood Cemetery with arrangements by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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GODINEZ, Mary
OSAGE BEACH, MISSOURI: Mary A. Godinez, 87, died February 10, 2011 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. She was born January 23, 1924 in Benton, IL to John and Mary Ashley Easley. She enjoyed reading, letter writing, needlepoint, and bingo. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Whelan (Tom) of St. Louis; a son, Pete Godinez of Fort Meyers, FL; a son-in-law, Tom Anderson of Osage Beach; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Godinez; a daughter, Patricia Anderson; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Hedges-Scott Funeral Home.

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GOODPASTURE, Paul
WEBB CITY, MISSOURI: Paul L. Goodpasture, 73, died June 11, 2009. He was born May 21, 1936 in Joplin to Paul and Viola Perry Goodpasture. He worked for Missouri Steel, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Goodpasture of Webb City; a son, Leonard Goodpasture of Webb City; and his grandchildren. Inurnment was at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home.

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GOODWIN, Lovetta
JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Lovetta Goodwin, 83, died November 12, 2007. She was born March 29, 1924. She formerly worked for Elder's Shirt Factory in Webb City, and attended Purcell Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Jean Greenfield of Webb City, and Sandra Waggoner of Joplin; 5 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Goodwin; a daughter, Vickie Lynn; and a granddaughter, Karen Greenfield. Interment was at Mount Hope cemetery under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

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GOREE, Zelpha
ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI: Zelpha K. Goree, 94, died June 19, 1999 in St. Charles. She was a former nurse, and attended Bethany Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, William F. Goree, Jr. of O'Fallon; a brother, Richard F. Kemp of Knoxville, TN; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Goree, Sr. Interment was at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home.

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GORHAM, Rolan
BUTLER, MISSOURI: Rolan Wayne Gorham, 76, died May 16, 2009 at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born June 5, 1932 in Ray County, MO to Joseph Level and Dorothy Alene Norris Gorham. Survivors include his wife, Janet Gorham; two daughters, Julie Diehl (Kim) of Butler, and Jennie Gorham Wilson (Dan) of Mount Vernon; a son, Lance Gorham (partner Helga Schmidt) of Bellows Falls, VT; his mother-in-law, Lucille Elliott of Butler; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel.

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GORKE, John
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: John Gorke, 63, died December 10, 1934. He was a longtime resident of Jefferson City, and worked for Central Broom Company. Survivors include a daughter, Alice Hargus. He was preceded in death by his wife. Burial was at Lakewood Cemetery by McLaughlin Funeral Home.

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GRAF, Eunice
HERMANN, MISSOURI: Eunice H. Graf, 88, died September 18, 2007 at the Hermann Area District Hospital. She was born October 7, 1918 in Bland to Henry W. Heidbreder and Lena M. Goers. She worked for the Advertiser-Courier and Graf Printing Company for over 30 years, serving as associate editor of the newspaper and secretary of the printing company. She formerly taught at Coles Creek School. She attended St. Paul United Church of Christ. She was a member and former secretary of the Missouri Press Association, and also belonged to the Hermann German-American Club and the Hermann Hospital Auxiliary. She was a volunteer with Hermann Hospital's food delivery service and Historic Hermann. Survivors include her husband, Julius J. "J.J." Graf; two daughters, Donna L. Carey (Gerald) of Blue Springs, and Karen M. Gillig of Kansas City; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Erna Trippe, Edna Kottwitz, and Esther Kohlbusch-Dubrouillet; and four brothers, Raymond, Edgar, Edward, and Roy Heidbreder. Burial was at the Hermann Cemetery by Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home.

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GRAY, Alta
CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI: Alta May Gray, 90, died June 25, 1976 at Darr Nursing Home. She was born November 10, 1885 in Chillicothe to Arthur and Millie Taylor. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include two brothers, Lloyd Taylor and Harry Taylor; and a sister, Lela Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Gray; an infant daughter; her parents; and a sister. Burial was at Edgewood Cemetery with arrangements by Gordon Home For Funerals.

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GREEN, Freda
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Freda F. Green, 60, died December 10, 2001. She was born May 5, 1941 to the late Jacob L. and Edna Marie Grubbs Williamson. She ran a daycare, and had also worked as a machine operator at the Grove Company. She was a Baptist. She is survived by a daughter, Sandra Faye Sterling of Sikeston; two sons, Randy Paul Green, Sr. and Ricky Lynn Green of Sikeston; a sister, Geneva Jackson of Bernie; four brothers, Jerry Williamson of Millersville, Ray Williamson of Bloomfield, Dole Williamson of Denton, TX, and J.L. Williamson, Jr. of Poplar Bluff; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, James D. Green; and a brother, Gene Williamson. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home.

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GREEN, Queen Esther
NORMANDY, MISSOURI: Queen Esther Green, 14, died January 21, 1920 at St. Frances Orphans Home. She was born February 27, 1905 in St. Charles, MO. Burial was at St. Ann's Cemetery.

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GREGORY, Doris
RAYTOWN, MISSOURI: Doris Gregory, 95, died December 3, 2007 in Raytown. She was born April 24, 1912 in Harrison County, MO to Jessa and Eliza Stotts Pilcher. She attended Greenville College in Greenville, IL, and was a former school teacher. She had previously lived in Jameson and Gallatin, MO, and was a sewing teacher for 4-H. She attended the Free Methodist Church in Chillicothe. She is survived by a son, Donald Gregory (Louise) of Pennsacola, FL; four daughters, Dorothy Smith (Whitney) of Raymore, Donna Tartaglia of Independence, Dolores Johnson (Ernie) of Overland Park, KS, and Doris Shepherd (Ed) of Lincoln, NE; a brother, Dr. Wayne Pilcher of Kansas City, MO; two sisters, Bertha Parker of Bethany, and Zoe Ellen Armour of Kansas City, MO; 15 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowell E. Gregory; her parents; a brother, Glen Pilcher; a twin sister, Deloris Pilcher; two infant sisters, Gwendolyn and Maudie Pilcher; a granddaughter, Deb Morton; and two sons-in-law, Dan Tartaglia and Bobby Johnson. Interment was at Sharon Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home.

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GROFF, Ida
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Ida Louise Nicholson Groff, 89, died March 8, 2005 at National Health Care Center in Joplin, MO. She was born March 4, 1916 in Iola, KS to Clarence and Sadie Steward Nicholson. She was a licensed beautician and a postmaster at Wann, OK. She was a longtime resident of Nowata County, OK, and had also lived in Grove, OK. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Jessie Groff of Wann, OK; a daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Virgil Humbyrd of Anderson; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Groff of Cedar Hill, TX; two sisters, Nola Ochman of Conway, PA, and Mary Price of Nowata; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur "Ikey" Groff; a son, Jimmy K. Groff; a sister, Betsy Windhorst; and a brother, David Nicholson. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Nowata, OK by Benjamin Funeral Service.

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GULICK, Esther
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Esther Charlotte Gulick, 77, died April 10, 2003 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. She was born August 14, 1925 in Pilot Grove, MO to Richard and Lottie Freiss Meisenheimer. She had been a Sedalia area resident since 1947, and was a retired nurse. She worked for Dr. Lowe for 25 years, and had also worked at Bothwell Regional Health Center, and as a regional county health nurse. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, and was past president of Church Women United. She was also a member of the Nurses' Association and Flat Creek Extension. She is survived by two nephews, Larry McDaniel and Gary McDaniel, both of Kansas City, MO; a niece, Deanna Atler of Colorado Springs, CO; and her cousins, including Herman Meisenheimer of Smithton, and Oscar Meisenheimer of Pilot Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Lee Gulick. Services were held at Immanuel United Church of Christ. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Heckart-Gillespie Funeral Home.

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GULLETT, Lorene
ST. CLAIR, MISSOURI: Lorene Virginia Rowden Gullett, 85, died July 2, 2008 in Washington. She was born October 31, 1922 in Bland to Abraham and Nettie Burns Rowden. She was a longtime employee at Carmo Shoe in Union, and also did babysitting in her home. She was a Baptist, and was also active with Eckankar. Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Glaser (Brad) of New Haven, and Judith Morris (Stephen) of Key Largo, FL; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ola Eldon Gullett; a son, David Gullett; her parents; two sisters, Brooxie Allen and Charlcie Hults; and five brothers, Paul, Mancel, Ishmeal, and Carlos Rowden and Freddie Gene Crow. Inurnment was at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Columbarium under the direction of Russell Colonial Funeral Home.

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GUTRIDGE, Ruth
CLINTON, MISSOURI: Ruth M. Clay Gutridge, 71, died June 7, 2005 at the Westwood Nursing Center in Clinton. She was born November 18, 1933 in Oklahoma to James and Georgia F. Roberts Clay. She was a former St. Louis resident. She is survived by her children, Robert Gutridge of Clinton, Judith Jones of San Antonio, TX, Ronald Gutridge of California, and David Gutridge of Phoenix, AZ; four sisters, Mary Brown of Clinton, Virginia Grindstaff of Windsor, Pat Roseta of South Carolina, and Lorene Smith of California; five brothers, George Clay of Gladstone, and Ben Clay, Bill Clay, Henry Clay and Jerry Clay, all of Clinton; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Gutridge; a son, James Gutridge; her parents; a sister, Betty Clay; a brother, Jack Clay; and a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Consalus Funeral Home.

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HACKNEY, Orpha
GREEN CITY, MISSOURI: Orpha Opal Marie Hackney died June 4, 1945. She was born August 25, 1899 to James A. and Sarah Jane Scott Scalf. She was the wife of Floyd Hackney. Burial was at the Green City Cemetery under the direction of Kent Funeral Home.

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HAGAN, Margaret
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Margaret E. Hagan, 69, died December 10, 2009 at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born November 6, 1940 in Scott County, MO to James Lemie and Gertrude McLain Gibbar. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral. She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Turnbow (Mike) of Jackson; two sons, Larry Hagan (Tina) of Cape Girardeau, and Bradley Hagan (Katrina) of Colorado Springs, CO; two sisters, Mary Swan and Dolores Gibbar, both of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Kenny Gibbar of Jackson, Leon Gibbar of Cape Girardeau, Mike Gibbar of Commerce, and Ray Gibbar of Scott City; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister; and seven brothers. Services were held at St. Mary's Cathedral. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Cape Girardeau under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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HALCOMB, Amanda
HARRISONVILLE, MISSOURI: Amanda Jane Halcomb, 89, died September 1, 2000 at Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville. She was born February 20, 1911 in Martin City to George W. and DeLana Calhoun Garten. She and her husband had operated the Mound City Cleaning Shop, and she had also worked as a bookkeeper for the Gas Service Company, and at Bowman Photography Studio. She is survived by a sister, Anna Russell of Harrisonville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Halcomb; her parents; and two brothers, Henry Garten and John Garten. Burial was at the Garden City Cemetery by Atkinson Funeral Home.

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HALEY, Nancy
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Nancy Evelyn Haley died January 28, 1993 at Barnes Hospital. She was born October 10, 1922 in the Palestine community of Randolph County, AR to Henry B. and Ida Eldora McMillion Haley. She is survived by two sisters, Zelma Harrison and Cindia Smith of St. Louis. Burial was at Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

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HALL, Iva
NEW MADRID, MISSOURI: Iva Hall, 76, died January 31, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. She was born March 19, 1932 in Malden to Thurman Porter and Lucille Williams Smith. She attended New Life Ministries Church. She is survived by three daughters, Kim Chamberlain of Dexter, and Patty Martin and Vickie Threewitt, both of Carpentersville, IL; a stepdaughter, Lisa Rudnicki of New Madrid; two stepsons, Randy Hall and Ronnie Hall, both of Lilbourn; a sister; a brother; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Hall; a son; her parents; and a grandson. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery by Richards Funeral Home.

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HAMLET, Albert T., Sr.
CAMERON, MISSOURI: Albert Thomas Hamlet, Sr., 95, died February 9, 2002 at a Kansas City hospital. He was born April 17, 1906 in Kidder to Joseph and Harriet Hamlet. He was the owner of Hamlet Truck Line, and was a self-employed carpenter and furniture mover. He had attended Missouri Wesleyan, and played football there. He attended Kidder United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Moose Lodge and Diamond Cross Lodge #80, in addition to having been a member and past president of the Cameron Municipal Band for over 50 years. He is survived by two daughters, Ann Hamlet of Neosho, and Karen Hamlet of Cameron; a son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Janet Hamlet of Cameron; two sisters, Theda Estep of Lathrop, and Jeannette Archibald of Pekin, IL; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Harriet Hamlet; and two brothers, Lynn and Charles Hamlet. Services were held at St. Munchins Catholic Church. Interment was at Cameron Memory Gardens.

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HAMM, Michael
JASPER, MISSOURI: Michael Hamm died March 11, 1919. He was born June 5, 1857 in Fairfield County, OH. He moved to Missouri in 1911. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren. He was survived by his wife, Mary C. Buckingham Hamm; and seven children, Mina Moore, Elsie Moore, Ira Hamm, and Caleb, Charles, Myrtle and Bessie. He was preceded in death by a child, Joshua A. Hamm. Services were held at Dry Fork Church. Burial was at Dry Fork Cemetery.

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HAMMONDS, Leslie
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Leslie L. Hammonds, 80, died May 22, 1995. He was born March 23, 1915 in Barbourville, KY. He held master's degrees in agriculture and horticulture from the University of Kentucky. He was a poultry science professor at the University of Arkansas, and a poultry specialist in Fayetteville and Fort Smith. He taught classes at Crowder College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and served in World War II. He was a rose grower and shower, and was a judge for the National Rose Society, and the recipient of the outstanding judge award from the American Rose Society. He was a member and elder emeritus at the First Christian Church of Neosho, where he taught Sunday School and sang with the choir. Family members include his wife, Vera Taylor Hammonds (d. September 26, 2010); a daughter, Joan Warriner; a son, Robert G. Hammonds; a sister, Martha Jones; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at the First Christian Church. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Neosho under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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HAMMONS, Hansel
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Hansel Hammons, 46, died March 24, 1950 in Kansas City. He was born September 24, 1903 in Trezevant, TN to Nelson and Beulah Britt Hammons. He was married to Elease Hammons. Burial was at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Watkins Brothers Funeral Home.

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HANEBRINK, Pauline
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Pauline E. Hanebrink, 96, died January 12, 2010 at the Lutheran Home. She was born October 25, 1913 in Corning, AR to Price and Della Mann Milburn. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Missouri Retired Teachers' Association, the Missouri Square Dancers Foundation, the United Square Dancers of America, and the Southeast Missouri Hospital Foundation. She was a charter member of the Southeast Missouri State University Foundation. She is survived by two nephews, Larry (Joyce) Hanebrink, and Tom (Joyce) Miller of Cape Girardeau; a brother-in-law, Dallas Miller of Cape Girardeau; 3 great-nieces; and a great-nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde E. Hanebrink; a sister, Hazel Farmer; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Hanebrink and Mae Miller; two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Hanebrink and Clarence Farmer; and a nephew, Joel Farmer. Burial was at Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in Egypt Mills under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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HANNER, Marsha
MOUND CITY, MISSOURI: Marsha Hanner, 62, died October 14, 2008 in St. Joseph. She was born July 16, 1946 in St. Joseph, MO to Ray and Corene Allen Hanner. She was a longtime resident of California before coming to Mound City in 1988. Survivors include her husband, Jim Bevering; a daughter, Lorri Robbins of Reseda, CA; two sons, Clay A. Bevering of Mound City, and Jimmy Ackerson of Fort Worth, TX; four brothers, Jack, Dick, Bob and Tom Hanner; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Jimmy Ray Ackerson; her parents; and two brothers, Neale Dean Hanner and Ray Allen Hanner, Jr. Cremation arrangements were handled by Pettijohn and Crawford Family Funeral Service.

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HARGRAVE, Helen
BRECKENRIDGE, MISSOURI: Helen L. Hargrave, 72, died December 6, 1995 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. She was born March 27, 1923 to Ace and Corea Ryburn Catron. She attended Breckenridge United Methodist Church, and was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Merry Homemakers Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Over the Teacup Club. She is survived by her husband, Clifford Hargrave; a son, Gale, of Breckenridge; two sisters, Mildred Harper and Judy Gumminger; two brothers, Richard Catron and Robert Catron; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter and two sisters. Services were held at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Breckenridge by Pitts Funeral Home.

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HARRINGTON, Catherine
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Catherine Harrington died February 21, 1871. She was the wife of P.J. Harrington. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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HARRIS, Gracie Mae
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Gracie Mae Harris died March 24, 2008. She was born November 17, 1942 to James and Josephine Harrell. Survivors include three daughters; Arlean, Diane, and Roxanne; two sons, Raymond and Jerome; 10 grandchildren; 2 great-granddaughters; five sisters, Mauline, Freddean, Josephine, Bobby Jean, and Antoinette; four brothers, James, Tommy, Rickie, and David; two aunts; an uncle; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Harris; her parents; and two sisters, Dorothy and Betty. Interment was at Lake Charles Park Cemetery under the direction of Wade Funeral Home.

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HARSCH, Leland
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Leland F. Harsch, 88, died December 18, 2008. He was born May 2, 1920 in Staton, NE to Fred and Bertha Lueshen Harsch. He was a Sedalia area farmer since the 1950s, raising cattle, crops and turkeys. He retired in 2005. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and enjoyed gardening, square dancing, and traveling. Survivors include his wife, Iola Scott Harsch; a daughter, Kathryn Grandfield (Rob) of Sedalia; a brother, Dr. Henry Harsch of Atlanta, GA; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a wife, Jean Oelrichs Harsch; a daughter, Judith Harsch; a son, Kenneth Harsch; two brothers; and his parents. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home.

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HAWK, Thomas
DONIPHAN, MISSOURI: Thomas Hawk died of consumption on January 20, 1905. Burial was at the M.E. Church with services by Rev. D.W. Jennings.

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HAWKINS, Mary
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Mary Frances Hawkins, 88, died January 17, 2003. She was born March 10, 1914 in Stella, MO. She was a 1936 graduate of Pittsburg State Teachers College in Pittsburg, KS. She formerly lived in Little Rock, AR, where she was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is survived by a sister, Carolyn Hansbrough of Poplar Bluff; and 9 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. "Jim" Hawkins. Interment was at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Little Rock, AR.

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HEARNE, Harry W.
NOEL, MISSOURI: Harry William Hearne, 75, died July 26, 2007 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, MO. He was born June 6, 1932 in Noel, MO to Louis and Nellie Wylie Hearne. He retired from Hudson Foods. He was also a diesel mechanic, and worked at in the diesel shop at Geroge's in Springdale, AR. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and enjoyed fishing and Westerns. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Hearne of Siloam Springs, AR, and Dawn Mitts of Idaho; four sons, Steve Hearne of Gravette, AR, Sonny Hearne of Sulphur Springs, AR, Duane Hearne of Rogers, AR, and Buck Hearne of Alaska; 9 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two wives, Wanda Hearne and Erma Martin Hearne; his parents; and a brother. Interment was at Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook, OK under the direction of Ozark Funeral Home.

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HECKADON, John H.
NEVADA, MISSOURI: John Henry Heckadon, 83, died April 14, 2007 at Fort Scott Manor in Fort Scott, KS. He was born June 23, 1923 near Foster, MO to Andrew Joseph and Josephine Louella Campbell Heckadon. He retired from Wilkenson-Maxwell Construction in Kansas City, MO with over 25 years of service, and was a member of Laborers' Local #663. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a longtime resident of the Metz, MO area, and was a member of the Metz Methodist Church. He had lived in Nevada since 2000. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and Chiefs football. Survivors include his wife, Patty L. Handly Heckadon; two daughters, Pam Ferris (Dwayne) of Nevada, MO, and Brenda Vande Wynkel of Fort Scott, KS; two sons, Jack Heckadon (Judy) of Nevada, MO, and John Heckadon (Stephanie) of Grass Valley, CA; a brother, Floyd Heckadon (Nora) of Windsor; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles, Ernie, and Bob Heckadon; two sisters, June Cox and Wilma Hobson; and a son-in-law, Dan Vande Wynkel. Services were held at the Metz Methodist Church. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Fort Scott by Ferry Funeral Home.

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HEFTI, Muriel
DIXON, MISSOURI: Muriel Myra Rowden Hefti, 53, died March 12, 1961 at the Phelps County Hospital in Rolla. She was born October 4, 1907 in Maries County, MO to Robert H. Rowden and Clara A. Williams. She had been employed at a shoe factory. She was the wife of Robert Donald Hefti. Burial was at the Dixon Cemetery under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home.

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HEGGEMANN, Bernard
MARTHASVILLE, MISSOURI: Bernard F. Heggemann, 79, died December 26, 2004. He was born May 17, 1925 to Edward Heggemann and Minnie Sickmann Heggemann. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. He is survived by three brothers, Andrew C. Heggemann of Warrenton, and Jerome A. Heggemann and Herbert J. Heggemann, both of Marthasville; two sisters, Sister Gregory of O'Fallon, and Eldina M. Heggemann of Marthasville; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, LaVerne, Henrietta, and Rita Mae. Services were held at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Lichtenberg-Martin Funeral Home.

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HEINZE, Elizabeth
KAHOKA, MISSOURI: Elizabeth A. Heinze, 87, died July 14, 2010. She was born October 29, 1922 to Simon and Ethel Krueger Jesberg. She held a business degree from Gem City College in Quincy, IL, where she was the recipient of a lifetime scholarship. She was a secretary for both White House Creamery and State Central Bank. She enjoyed embroidery, cooking, genealogy, gardening, and animals. She attended St. Paul United Church of Christ, and was a Sunday School teacher for over 25 years. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Keith Spory of Edina, and Joyce and Jeffrey Taeger of West Burlington; a son and daughter-in-law, Leslie and Arlene Heinze of Kahoka; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Twila Horter and Doris (Robert) Eddleman, both of Kahoka; two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Ethel Lillard and Mary and Joe Garrels, all of Kahoka; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Francis Heinze; a sister, Betty Boltz; her parents; and two brothers-in-law, Stanley Horter and Leroy Lillard. Services were held at St. Paul United Church of Christ. Burial was at St. Paul Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home.

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HEISE, Edna
ALTENBURG, MISSOURI: Edna E. Heise died February 16, 1980 in St. Louis. She was born November 5, 1896 to Martin and Ida G. Richter. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Wilma Meinz of Hazelwood; a son, Harold Heise of Uniontown; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Warner of Rolla, and Mrs. Emma Webber of Perryville, five brothers, Gilbert Richter of Cape Girardeau, Hugo Richter of New Wells, Walter Richter of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Ernst and Otto Richter, both of St. Louis; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Heise; a daughter; and a son. Services were held at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna. Interment was at the church cemetery by Young and Sons East Perry Funeral Home.

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HELFGOTT, Ruth
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Ruth Small Helfgott, 98, died September 25, 2010 at the Forum at Overland Park. She was born April 5, 1912 in Wilmington, NC. She was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom and Hadassah. Survivors include a son, Larry (Linda); a daughter, Debbie Abel (Jordan); and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, John Small and Henry Helfgott; and two brothers, Jack and Leon Brams. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery with arrangements by Louis Memorial Chapel.

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HELLMANN, Edna
DEXTER, MISSOURI: Edna Mae Hellmann, 85, died February 6, 2007 at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter. She was born December 4, 1921 near Idalia, MO to the late Samuel A. and Myrtie Mae Lincoln Harper. She was a longtime St. Louis resident, and worked at the Lincoln Pentair Company there. She returned to Dexter in 1989. Survivors include four sisters, Syble Lawrence of Dexter, Bessie Morlan of Bloomfield, Hattie Nottingham of St. Charles, and Marion Atkins of Pelham, AL; a grandson, Morgan E. Hellmann of Cape Girardeau; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin G. Hellmann; a son, Marvin E. Hellmann; three sisters, Mildred Hutchison, Blanche Avery, and Madge Eaton; and a brother, John Harper. Interment was at Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield, MO under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Home.

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HELTON, Alma
PUXICO, MISSOURI: Alma Deloma Helton, 87, died July 8, 2002 at the Puxico Nursing Center. She was born December 14, 1914 in Puxico, MO to Walter and Lula Fann Casey. She attended the Puxico United Methodist Church, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Freddye Traisnel of Nokesville, VA; a brother, Doug Fann of Puxico; a sister, Rita Campagna of Puxico; a granddaughter; a close friend, Norma Harmon of Puxico; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Leroy Helton; and her parents. Burial was at the Puxico Cemetery under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Service.

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HENCY, Shirley
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: Shirley Jean Hency, 71, died January 15, 2010 at St. John's Regional Medical Center. She was born November 22, 1938 in Sarcoxie, MO to the late Finis S. and Alta Spillman Smith. She retired from Leggett and Platt, and has also worked in data entry for Big Smith and Rocketdyne. She attended Antioch Missionary Church, where she played the piano. She enjoyed crocheting, camping, horses, and flea markets. She was a member of the Carthage Saddle Club and T.O.P.S. She is survived by her husband, Hollis G. Hency; four children, Kimberly K. Smart (Ed) of Gainsville, Dana R. King (Rogers) of Granby, and Stephen G. Hency (Ronda) and Diana L. King (Allen), all of Carthage; two sisters, Velma Cunningham (Jim) of Hutchison, KS, and Gladys Kennedy of Rogers, AR. 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Marcia Ratliff. Arrangements were handled by Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary.

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HENKE, Rose
FREDERICKTOWN, MISSOURI: Rose Josephine Henke, 93, died January 22, 2012 in Fredericktown. She was born January 13, 1919 in Coplay, PA to Joseph and Rose Nierer. She attended St. Michael's Catholic Church, and enjoyed flowers and animals. Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary (Ronald) Delarber; two sons, Dennis (Georgette) Henke and Robert (Gail) Henke; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Henke; and her parents. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Follis and Sons Funeral Home.

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HERCULES, Sophia
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: The death of Sophia Wiggenborn Hercules was reported on January 2, 1880. She was the wife of Captain Joseph Hercules. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery.

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HERICO, Rolando
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Rolando Herico, 61, died March 9, 2009. He was born in Manila, Philippines on February 25, 1948 to Fabian and Carmen Buena Herico. He retired from the Philippines foreign affairs department. He was a diplomat, ambassador and vice consul, traveling to many countries and creating Philippine embassies. He enjoyed ballroom dancing. He is survived by an adopted son, Bhim; two brothers, Raul and wife Elisa and Rustum, all of Columbia; three sisters, Nayda and Ninfa, and Nelia Bennett of Columbia; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Parker Funeral Service.

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HERMAN, Karen
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Karen A. Herman, 53, died September 7, 2002 in Kansas City, MO. She was born March 8, 1949 in Wenatchee. She worked at Cottey College, and had formerly worked at a motel for 11 years. She is survived by her husband, Donald Herman; a daughter, Darcy Elizabeth Herman; her parents, Steve and Audrey Lancaster of Wenatchee; four sisters, Susan Miller of East Wenatchee, Jeanette Griggs of Orondo, Patricia Sorrintio of Holland, PA, and Beverly Oldman of Snohomish; and two brothers, Mike Lancaster of Monitor, and Peter Lancaster of Seattle. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

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HERNANDEZ, Dona
PLEASANT VALLEY, MISSOURI: Dona K. Hernandez, 64, died September 6, 2010 at Liberty Hospital. She was born August 5, 1946 in St. Joseph, MO to Lawrence and Evelyn DeShon Settle. She was a former safety coordinator for CORE Carriers. Survivors include two daughters, Jenna L. Hernandez and Chessie L. Hernandez; two siblings, Larry (Deb) Settle and Debbie Finch; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a daughter Angela Marie Diller; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Porter Funeral Home and the Cremation Society of Kansas and Missouri.

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HERZOG, Rosanna
SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI: Rosanna M. Schilley Herzog, 94, died October 2, 2008. She was born June 15, 1914 to Meinrad A. and Ellen M. Morice Schilley. She graduated from St. John's School of Nursing, and was a longtime nurse for Ste. Genevieve County. She served on the Ste. Genevieve County Mental Health Board, and was a member of Ste. Genevieve Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by two daughters, Joanne L. Murphy of Farmington, and Mary Ellen (Glennon "Chris") Cabral of Sainte Genevieve; two sons, Donald P. (Genny) Herzog of Dallas, TX, and John A. (Donna) Herzog of Sainte Genevieve; a sister, Anna Mae Drury of Nashville, TN; 4 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Herzog; her parents; and a sister, Marie Schilley. Services were held at the Church of Ste. Genevieve. Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery under the direction of Basler Funeral Home.

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HEYMANN, Father Matthew
CONCEPTION, MISSOURI: Rev. Matthew Heymann, O.S.B., 62, died January 20, 1976 in Kansas City. He was born in Remsen, IA. He studied at Trinity College in Sioux City and also at Conception Seminary. He took vows as a Benedictine monk in 1942, and was ordained as a priest the following year. He served as prefect of discipline at Conception Seminary. He was an electrician, and was superintendent of construction at Conception Abbey's new building. He was chaplain of Sisters Hospital in St. Joseph, MO, the Missouri State Training School for Boys, St. Joseph's Hospital in Kansas City, and the U.S. Medical Center for the federal prison system. He was survived by his stepfather, Walter Dixon. Services were held at Conception Abbey. Interment was at St. Columba Cemetery in Conception by Johnson Funeral Home.

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HILGEDICK, Betty
HIGGINSVILLE, MISSOURI: Betty A. Hilgedick, 77, died November 1, 2010 at Lexington Care Center. She was born August 2, 1933 in Lexington to Thomas and Mary Marchetti Walker. She held a bachelor's degree from Avila College, and was a graduate of the St. Joseph School of Nursing. She was a retired registered nurse at the Higginsville Habilitation Center, and attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lexington. She was a member of the Higginsville Friends of the Library. Survivors include her husband, Dale Hilgedick; and a sister, Elvira (John) Hilker of Lexington. Services were held at Grace United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville under the direction of Hoefer Funeral Home.

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HILL, Clarence
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Clarence G. Hill, 80, died July 2, 2009. He was born May 8, 1929 in Floristell, MO to George and Ella Johnson Hill. He worked for the Boone County Road Division, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Hopewell Baptist Church in Wentzville, and enjoyed motorcycles. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve Hill; three daughters, Janice Watson of Jefferson City, and Marilyn Booth and Patricia Mcghee, both of St. Louis; two sons, Phillip Connor of Jefferson City, and Robert Whitaker of St. Louis; a stepson, Chris Monroe of Columbia; two sisters, Mary Woolfork of Wentzville, and Barbara Parker of St. Louis; a brother, Arvin Hill of Minneapolis, MN; and a sister-in-law, Agnes Hill of Wentzville. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter; a son; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment was at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville under the direction of H.T. May and Son Funeral Home.

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HILTON, Marion
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Marion Hilton, 72, died March 6, 1992. She was born July 4, 1919 to L.L. and Gertrude Smith Hilton. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas, and retired from Amerada-Hess Corporation. She is survived by four sisters, Frances Strickler, Virginia Goodwin, Della Brandt, and Kathleen Bryant; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Fairview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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HIMMELFARB, Charles
HOUSE SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Charles K. Himmelfarb, 47, died August 9, 1954. He was born July 5, 1907 in London, England to Jack and Anna Bluefarb Himmelfarb. He was a bartender. He was survived by his wife, Helen Himmelfarb. Burial was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Chapel.

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HITCHENS, Lillie
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MISSOURI: Lillie Hitchens, 55, died June, 17, 1956. She was born November 5, 1900 in Kentwood, LA to Dan and Surfronia Thomas Bentley. She was survived by her husband, Charlie Hitchens. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of undertaker Charles J. Gates.

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HITT, Hazel
BLOOMFIELD, MISSOURI: Hazel Bertha Hitt, 89, died May 19, 2006 at Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Bloomfield. She was born November 7, 1916. She retired from Elder Manufacturing, and attended Trinity United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Karen Jines of Oklahoma City, OK, and Carol Swallows of Edmond, OK; three sons, Ronald Hitt of Bloomfield, Harold Hitt of St. Louis, and Robert Hitt of Enid, OK; a brother, James Kidd of Jackson; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Hitt; a son, Donnie Hitt; two sisters; and a brother. Burial was at West Pleasant Valley Cemetery with arrangements by Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home.

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HOCHEVAR, Lewis
JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Lewis T. Hochevar, 86, died March 29, 2007 at his home. He was born June 1, 1920 in Aurora, MN to the late Frank and Pauline Beloy Hochevar. He worked at Illinois Bell for over 35 years in communication maintenance, and retired to Carl Junction. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, and served with the 434th Bomb Squad. He enjoyed yard work. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dolores L. Marshall Hochevar; three daughters, Carol Adamec of Carl Junction, April Joy Beckett of Knoxville, TN, and Karen Raya of Oviedo, FL; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Cremation arrangements were handled by Parker Mortuary.

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HODGE, Alfred
BRANSON, MISSOURI: Alfred Jacob Hodge, 46, son of John V. Hodge and Mary M. Hodge, died December 23, 1942 at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, AR. He was born March 7, 1896 in Taney County. He was a World War I veteran and a member of the American Legion. He joined the General Baptist Church in Mountain Grove at an early age. He was survived by his wife, Isabella Marie Firmin Hodge; nine children, Mary Anna, Ellen, Leo, John, Homer, Jimmy, Lewis, Lila and Troy; his mother, Mrs. Mary M. Hodge; two brothers, Homer and Marion of Branson; five sisters, Mrs. S.W. Cooper, Mrs. Manuel Christian, Mrs. Henry Yarrington, and Mrs. Clarice McCuller of Branson, and Mrs. Martin Moore of California; two uncles, Mr. Ed Michel and Mr. Ruben Michel; an aunt, Mrs. Daisy Michel; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Burial was at Ozark Memorial Park under the direction of Whelchel Funeral Home.

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HODGE, John Vincent
KIRBYVILLE, MISSOURI: John Vincent Hodge, 62, died April 4, 1926. He was born in Greene County, MO on January 17, 1861. He is survived by his wife Mary Magdalene Michel; eight children, Mrs. Susie Moore of Grangemont, ID, Mrs. Louise Yarington of Marionville, and Mrs. Emma Cooper, Mrs. Ethel Christian, Alfred, Marion, Homer, and Clarice Hodge of the Branson vicinity; two brothers, 18 grandchildren; and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by two children. Burial was at Mountain Grove Cemetery.

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HOEH, Joe
UNIONTOWN, MISSOURI: Joe Hoeh, 56, died October 14, 1929. He was a farmer and stockman. He was a member of the Lutheran Church in Uniontown, and was prominent in Perry County Republican politics. He was survived by his wife, Pauline Pfisterer Hoeh; three daughters, Thekla, Ella and Alma; three sons, Rudolph, Leo and Herbert; a sister, Mrs. William Wehmeyer; a brother, Rev. Charles Hoeh; and his mother, Wilhemina Hoeh. Services were held at the Lutheran Church in Uniontown. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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HOEMANN, Heinrich
NEW HAVEN, MISSOURI: Heinrich Hoemann, 88, died March 5, 1957. He was born November 6, 1868 in Missouri to Henry and Louise Wesselschmidt Hoemann. He was a retired farmer. He never married. Burial was at Ebenezer Stone Church Cemetery.

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HOLLOWAY, Loretta
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Loretta Holloway, 58, died October 9, 2009 in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 16, 1951 in Blytheville, AR. She enjoyed shopping, crafts and the outdoors. She was a former resident of Poplar Bluff. She is survived by her father, Charlie Holloway of Poplar Bluff; two brothers, Sandy Holloway and Willie Holloway, both of Poplar Bluff; four sisters, Diane Holloway of Broseley, Mary Boswell of Poplar Bluff, Rose Jackson of Cape Girardeau and Louisa Holloway of Oklahoma City, OK; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Interment was at the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery with arrangements by Cotrell Funeral Service.

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HOLTERMAN, Rosemary
FREEBURG, MISSOURI: Rosemary Holterman, 82, died February 27, 2011 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. She was born May 26, 1928 in Hannibal to William and Jennie Rotter. She enjoyed quilting and sewing. She is survived by nine daughters, Stacy Holterman, Lisa Wieberg, and Tina Holterman, all of Freeburg, Virginia Sweet of St. James, Gloria Sweet of Rolla, Mary Conners of Jefferson City, Debbie White of Linn, Tammy Crane of Dixon, and Kim Holterman of Little Rock, AR; four sons, Terry Hertzing of Belle, and Troy Holterman, Bruce Holterman, and Rick Hertzing, all of Freeburg; 39 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Mike Holterman; her parents; a brother, Walter John Rotter; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Holy Family Cemetery with arrangements by Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home.

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HOMBS, Minnie
HARRISBURG, MISSOURI: Minnie E. Hombs, 92, died October 11, 2006 at South Hampton Place in Columbia. She was born March 16, 1914 in Boone County to Andrain Granville and Minnie Belle Alspaw Stidham. She attended Kirksville Teachers College, and taught school in Howard and Boone Counties. She worked at McCutcheon's Grocery Store for 25 years, and cooked for Fayette Elementary School. She was also a caregiver. She attended Harrisburg Christian Church, and was a member of the Harrisburg Quilters. Survivors include a brother, Verdell Stidham of Fayette; 2 grandsons; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Samuel Hombs; a daughter, Cathie Lee Clemens; her parents; a brother; and six sisters. Services were held at Harrisburg Christian Church. Interment was at the Harrisburg Cemetery under the direction of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service.

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HOOD, Harold
SARCOXIE, MISSOURI: Harold Hood, age 6, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hood. His death was reported October 11, 1907. Burial was at Dudman Cemetery.

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HORRELL, Edna
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Edna Christine Horrell, 98, died October 13, 2009. She was born July 27, 1911 in Columbia to Ben and Edna Norman Monroe. She is survived by five children, Florence Pruitt of Chicago, IL, Richard (Minta) Horrell of Denver, CO, Laura (Ronald) Hammond of Goodyear, AZ, and David (Barbra) Horrell and Lula (Herbert) Williams, all of Columbia; a sister-in-law, Joyce Monroe; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hadley Horrell; her parents; two sons; a son-in-law; and twelve siblings. Services were held at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Columbia Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of H.T. May and Son Funeral Home.

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HORROCKS, Dale
EAGLE ROCK, MISSOURI: Dale Horrocks, 79, died September 19, 2007 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. He was born December 26, 1927 in Park City, UT to Howard Clayton and Gladys Buler Horrocks. He came to Eagle Rock in 2004, and was a former resident of Salt Lake City, UT and Kansas City. He was co-owner of B&H Body Shop, and was an automobile collision craftsman for over 50 years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is survived by his wife, June Bradley Horrocks; two daughters, Karen Searcy of Eagle Rock, and Teresa Carkeek of Glenaire; four sons, William Horrocks of Eagle Rock, Clayton Horrocks of Raymore, David Horrocks of Smithville, and Richard Horrocks of Glenaire; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deloris Horrocks; a brother, David Horrocks; and a grandchild. Interment with military honors was at the Appleton City Cemetery under the direction of White Funeral Home.

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HOVIS, Gene
ZALMA, MISSOURI: Gene L. Hovis, 62, died November 14, 2001. He was born September 16, 1939 in Hiram, MO to Delmar Paul and Amy Jaco Hovis. He was a retired painter, and attended Lutesville General Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Kirkpatrick Hovis; three children, Leonard, Gary, and Amy; two stepchildren, Vivian and Ray; 21 half-brothers and sisters; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at McGee Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Liley Funeral Home.

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HOWARD, Viola
LUTESVILLE, MISSOURI: Viola Howard, 37, died August 12, 1983 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born December 18, 1945 to Earl and Essie Long. She is survived by her husband, Harvey Howard; her parents, of Lutesville; two sons, William Howard and Randell Howard; a stepson, Tommy Howard; a stepdaughter, Carolyn Burrell; two sisters, Darlene Jordon and Dianna Sitze; and four brothers, Dennis Long, Larry Long, Jerry Long, and Fred Long. Services were held at Old Union Church. Interment was at the Old Union Church Cemetery.

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HOYT, Bertha
DE SOTO, MISSOURI: Bertha Berry Hoyt, 64, died January 25, 2001 at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born March 5, 1936 in Victoria MO to the late Earl and Lola T. Hubbard Berry. She was a seamstress, and attended the First Church of God in DeSoto. Family members include three daughters, Leona Bobbette "Bobbie" (David) Clark of Chicago, IL, and Bette (Steve) Ferrell and Brenda (Jeffrey) Russell, all of De Soto; three brothers, Glenwood (Carolyn) Berry, William (Rita) Berry, and Richard (Barbara) Berry, all of De Soto; two sisters, Alta (Derrick) Filkins of Springfield, and Earline (David) Johnston-Long of De Soto; and 6 granschildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Russell. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.

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HUBBARD, John W.
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: John W. Hubbard, 92, died May 3, 1951 in St. Joseph. He was born April 3, 1859 in Owen County, IN to Samuel and Elizabeth Hubbard. He was a retired jockey and race horse trainer. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren. He was survived by his wife, Lora E. Hubbard; a daughter, Mrs. Hazel Winsor of St. Joseph; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Burial was at Mount Auburn Cemetery under the direction of Rupp Funeral Home.

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HUBBARD, Percy
JACKSON, MISSOURI: Percy Daniel Hubbard, 73, died October 2, 2009. He was born July 7, 1936. He was a civilian contractor for the military for over 30 years, and was an accountant with H&R Block for 15 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended Christ Episcopal Church. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Kahl Hubbard of Jackson; a son, Thomas Daniel Hubbard of Boston; a daughter, Wanda Ann Hudson of Lancaster, SC; a stepdaughter, Teresa (Scott) Miller of Lancaster; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Christ Episcopal Church. Arrangements were handled by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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HUCKSTEP, Willmon
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Willmon A. "Huck" Huckstep, 84, died July 30, 2008 at the Missouri Veterans' Home. He was born October 24, 1923 in Cape Girardeau to Albert Lee and Marie Siebert Huckstep. He founded Southeast Missouri Dental Lab in 1946, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include two sons, Herman Huckstep (Kathy), and Jerry Huckstep (Polly), all of Jackson; a daughter-in-law, Phyllis Huckstep of Jackson; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zola Stoops Huckstep; a son, Terry Huckstep; his parents; and two brothers, Charles and Gene Huckstep. Services were held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel. Interment was at Cape County Memorial Park by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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HUDSON, Tyra
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Tyra Barlow Hudson, 70, died December 28, 1931. She was the daughter of Dr. John J. and Avaline Price Barlow, and the wife of Daniel D. Hudson. She was survived by two children, John C. Hudson, and Avaline Hudson Wantland. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery under the direction of Bigham Funeral Home.

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HUEBSCH, Louisa
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Louisa Huebsch, 70, died November 19, 1930. She was born October 17, 1860. Burial was at Laddonia Cemetery under the direction of Grainger Undertaking.

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HULL, James H.
WESTON, MISSOURI: James Hillary Hull, 66, died April 7, 2005. He was born August 12, 1938 in Atchison, KS to James Layton Hull and Lena Myrtle Rees. He was a retired truck driver for Blish-Mize Inc. in Atchison with 41 years of service, and was a member of the Teamsters. He attended the First Christian Church of Weston. Survivors include his wife, Jean Kelley Hull; a daughter, Tamara Gayle Weaver (Daniel) of Weston; two sons, Tracey Alan Hull of Weston, and James Kevin Hull (Gail) of Blue Springs; 10 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Weston by Vaughn Funeral Home.

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HULSHOF, Bernard
GORDONVILLE, MISSOURI: Bernard William Hulshof, 93, died December 30, 2001. He was born October 16, 1908 in Oran, MO to John Henry and Elizabeth Mary Roddin Hulshof. He was a farmer, and also worked as a carpenter and mason for Elbert Masters Construction. He attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Louise Elisabeth Brands Hulshof; a daughter, Anna M. Merchant of Gordonville; three sons, William Hulshof of Chesterfield, Bernard Hulshof of Evans, GA, and James J. Hulshof of Martinez, CA; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; and four brothers. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial was at the Portageville Cemetery under the direction of Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.

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HULTZ, Cecil
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Cecil Floyd Hultz, 78, died November 11, 1978 at a local hospital. He was born January 15, 1900 in Phillipsburg, KS. He was a retired painter with Schmidt Carriage Co. He had been a St. Joseph resident since 1944. He was a member of St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral and the Holy Name Society. Survivors include a niece and two nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna Marie Hultz. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Mortuary.

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HUMPHREY, Gomer
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Gomer George Humphrey, 62, died November 12, 1951 at his home in Neosho. He was born June 15, 1889 to Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Humphrey. He was a manager at Carnation Milk Company. He was survived by his wife, Nita Humphrey. Burial was at the Neosho Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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HUNZE, Hedwig
PERRYVILLE, MISSOURI: Hedwig A. Shenck Hunze, 78, died December 5, 1969 at a nursing home in Cape Girardeau. She was born December 10, 1890 in Perryville. She formerly worked at the Idenha Hotel, and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She was a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. J. Frank Hodges of Cape Girardeau; three sons, Robert Hunze of Fort Worth, TX, and Albert Hunze and John Hunze, both of Cape Girardeau; four sisters, Helen Shenck, Mrs. H.A. Fritz, Mrs. Emma Flentge, and Mrs. Kermit Tucker, with whom she had lived since 1950, all of Perryville; a brother, August Shenck of Ste. Genevieve; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Lorimier Cemetery by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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HURSEY, Jane
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Jane Elizabeth Hursey died November 12, 2005. She was born July 24, 1927 to Carl Berner and Rose Bornstein. She attended Sanford-Brown Business College, and was a longtime member of Wagner Avenue Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Michele Lynn Hursey; a brother, Richard Valle; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Hursey; and a daughter, Sally Aaraba Hursey. She was also the mother of Maryan Hess. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery under the direction of Austin A. Layne Mortuary.

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HUTSELL, Mary
MOUNTAIN GROVE, MISSOURI: Mary Alyce Hutsell, 65, died November 26, 2010 at the Autumn Oaks Caring Center. She was born July 2, 1945 in Clinton, MO. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Hutsell, Sr. of Elgin, OR; a son, Ernest "Shorty" Hutsell of Houston, MO; two brothers, Bobby and Russell Tshappat; two sisters, Betty Heird and Leatrice Tshappat; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother. Arrangements were handled by Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home.

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HYER, Edward M.
STOCKTON, MISSOURI: Edward Martin Hyer, 71, died April 18, 2009 at his residence. He was born January 1, 1938 in Independence, MO to John William and Anna Mae Roney Hyer. He retired from Regal Plastic Company. He is survived by his wife, Frances Branham Hyer; three daughters, Christina Harper of Stockton, Kimberly Lasley of Montevallo, and Jeanette Branham of Kansas; three sisters, June Kueser of Kingsville, and Jackie Barlund and Pat Hendrickson, both of Oak Grove; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Donna Mae Tate, Imogene Killham, Dorothy Bertch, and Bonnie Beard; and two brothers, John Hyer and James Hyer. Interment was at Wagoner Cemetery by Brumback Funeral Home.

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IRISH, Vera
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Vera Irish, 81, died Junie 28, 1980. She was born July 29, 1898 to Jason and Evalina Coffee Knight. She was a Baptist. She is survived by three brothers, Homer, Noel and Oakley Knight; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at the Prairie Grove Cemetery in Washington County, Arkansas under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home.

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ISBELL, Naomi
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Naomi Marie Isbell, 79, died January 29, 2006. She was born June 14, 1926 in Stoney Point, MO to Leeoffice Huff and Hattie Mae Farmer Huff. She attended the Bismarck Church of God. She is survived by her children, Kathy Forshee (Greg) of Louisiana, MO, Danny Pyatt (Midge) of Mineral Point, Tim Isbell (Peggy) and Beverly Carrow (Don), all of Farmington, and Sharon Carr and Danny Carr, both of Bismarck; a son-in-law, Bruce Mosier of Belgrade; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Isbell; a daughter, Karen Mosier; her parents; a sister, Nellie Talley; two brothers, Rev. Bill Newhouse and Sam Newhouse; and a granddaughter, Misha Mills. Burial was at Huff Cemetery with arrangements by Britton Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Vivian
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Vivian Jackson died May 14, 2008. She was born November 14, 1944 to Mildred and Louis Henderson. She worked at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital as a nursing assistant for 41 years. She is survived by a daughter, Hope Jackson; a son, Eric (Lakeisha) Henderson, Sr.; a sister, Vera Hartman; a brother, Vernon (Pat) Henderson, Sr.; 7 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Angela Henderson; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; her co-workers; her church family; and other relatives and friends. She was married to Ronald Jackson. She was preceded in death by a sister, Edrie C. Gales; two brothers, Louis and Richard Henderson; her parents; and a granddaughter, Erika L. Henderson. Interment was at Oakdale Cemetery with arrangements by Wade Funeral Home.

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JAGODZINSKI, Frederick
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Frederick James "Freddie" Jagodzinski, 69, died March 23, 2009 in St. Joseph. He was born January 9, 1940 in St. Joseph to Alex and Stella Jagodzinski. He attended St. James Catholic Church, and was a member of the 4F Flathead Fishing Club. He enjoyed fishing on the Missouri River. He is survived by three sisters, Mary Ann Newey of Saint Joseph, Delores Graf of Plains, KS, and Katherine Gregg of Bronson, KS; three brothers, Louie, Tommy and Carl Jagodzinski of Saint Joseph; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Hattie Shefflebarger and Eleanor A. Jagodzinski; and three brothers, Anthony, James and George Jagodzinski. Arrangements were handled by Rupp Funeral Home.

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JAMESON, Robert J.
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Robert Jean Jameson, 81, died May 26, 2010. He was born August 9, 1928 in St. Louis. He was a retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran. He attended the Word of Prophecy Church, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by a granddaughter and caregiver with whom he lived, Reva Wilburn of Poplar Bluff; four brothers, Jerry Jameson, John Jameson, George Jameson, and Richard Jameson, all of Poplar Bluff; two sisters, Donna Jameson of Oklahoma City, OK, and Polly Pierce of Geronimo, OK; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Icly McDowell. Interment with military honors was at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with arrangements by Cotrell Funeral Service.

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JASPER, Virginia
HOLDEN, MISSOURI: Virginia Lee Jasper, 73, died September 20, 2009 at her home. She was born February 28, 1936 in Holden to Finis V. and Hazel M. Shore Scearce. She retired from Stahl Speciality Company with 32 years of service, and enjoyed growing roses, camping, and bird watching. She married Douglas L. Jasper in 1955. She is survived by four children, Dale Jasper (Patty), Debi Brooks (Russ), Daryl Jasper, and Denise Brooks (Les), all of Holden; two sisters, Dorothy McConville and Nadine Crabtree, both of Holden; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pauline Atkinson; and a nephew, Clifford Atkinson. Interment was at the Holden Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Chapel.

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JEFFERSON, Jeanette
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Jeanette C. Jefferson died June 14, 2008. She was born in Kansas City, KS on March 11, 1936 to Alphonso and Shirley Owen. She was a graduate of the Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing, and worked as a registered nurse at Hawthorne Children's Psychiatric Center, the Chrysler Corporation, and the St. Louis Metropolitan Psychiatric Center. In 2008, She was presented with a certificate from the Missouri State Board of Nursing commemorating her 50 years as a registered nurse. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church for over 50 years. She is survived by her husband, Harold E. Jefferson; a son, Tom Rodgers; a surrogate daughter, Portia Bryant; three stepdaughters, Jacqueline, Bernadine, and Joyce; two stepsons, Darryl and Myron Jefferson; a brother, Alphonso Owen, Jr.; 2 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; two close friends, Mattie and Dorothy; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Antioch Baptist Church. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery by Wade Funeral Home.

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JEFFRIES, Pat
SARCOXIE, MISSOURI: Pat Jeffries, 51, died in September of 1906. He was survived by his mother; a sister; and a brother-in-law, Drew Waldron. Burial was at the Sarcoxie Cemetery.

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JEHLE, Herman
HILLSBORO, MISSOURI: Herman Jehle died August 15, 2007. He was born May 20, 1928. He retired from AT&T with 38 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Good Shepherd Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Becker Jehle; a daughter, Susan (Steven) Cushing of St. Charles; four sons, Kurt (Pam) Jehle of Wentzville, Richard (Sandra) Jehle of Frisco TX, and Stephen (Janis) Jehle and Gregory Jehle, all of Hillsboro; a sister, Rose Foppiano of Brooklyn, NY; a brother, Robert Jehle of Kirkwood; 12 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Robert D. Brown Funeral Home.

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JELLE, Erwin
IRONTON, MISSOURI: Erwin J. Jelle, 85, died October 12, 2009. He was born September 9, 1924 to Edward and Olufine Dahlen Jelle. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a Jehovah's Witness, and served as an elder. He is survived by three sisters, Judy Ridlon of Farmington, and Myrtle Lee and Alma Johnson, both of Thief River Falls, MN; two brothers, Russell Jelle of St. Louis Park, MN, and Robert Jelle of Andover, MN; a sister-in-law, Beverly Jelle of Mesa, AZ; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Julius, Raymond, and Melvin Jelle. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Arcadia. Arrangements were handled by White Funeral Home.

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JINCKS, Bernard
BETHANY, MISSOURI: Bernard Hartness Jincks, 79, died December 22, 2009. He was born August 26, 1930 to Iven Harrington and Ola Bernice Hartness Jincks. He retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Shert Camping Club. He is survived by a daughter, Brenda (Jim) Teel of Princeton; a brother, James (Peggy) Jincks of Gallatin; a sister, Martha Jincks of Kansas City, MO; 2 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and 2 step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary D. Stewart Jincks; three brothers, David, Earl, and Roy Jincks; and his parents. Burial with military honors was at Miriam Cemetery by Roberson Funeral Home.

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JIRIK, Mary Ann
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Mary Ann Jirik, 75, died March 11, 2009. She was born March 24, 1933 to Albert and Flora Pfitzner Schmidt. She worked at First National Bank and Wells Aluminum. She is survived by her husband, LeRoy Jirik; three daughters, Donna Jirik of Springfield, Marilyn Fare (Steve) of Willard, and Carolyn Oddo (Ed) of Exeter, NH; four brothers, Carl Schmidt (Jackie), Andrew Schmidt, Ralph Schmidt (Jeannie), and Leo Schmidt (Janice); a sister, Marguerite Butterworth (Bill); a sister-in-law, Joyce Tinklepaugh of Monett; a grandson; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe Schmidt; and a niece. Services were held at St. Agnes Cathedral. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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JOBST, Sister Mary Maxelinda
SPANISH LAKE, MISSOURI: Sr. Mary Maxelinda Jobst, 68, died September 27, 1948 at Villa Gesu in St. Ferdinand. She was a nun with the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was born February 13, 1880 in St. Louis to Aloys C. and Mary Anna Foerster Jobst. Burial was at Villa Gesu Cemetery (now Resurrection Cemetery) under the direction of Fendler Undertaking Company.

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JOHNSON, Lillian
MALDEN, MISSOURI: Lillian L. Johnson, 78, died February 9, 2003. She was born June 30, 1924 to the late Corbin Ellis and Floice Nancy Cross Johnson. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Malden Press-Merit, and was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by a sister, Charolette O'Neal of Malden; two nieces, Mariel Johnson Shackleford of Sarasota, FL, and Nancy Tolleson Sells of San Diego, CA; and two nephews, Steve Johnson of Orlando, FL, and Ardin Tolleson, of Colorado. She was preceded in death by a sister, Almyra Tolleson, and a brother, W.M. "Bill" Johnson. Interment was at Park Cemetery under the direction of Landess Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Lucille
PORTAGEVILLE, MISSOURI: Lucille Johnson, 86, died June 15, 2011. She Was born October 15, 1924 in Crawfordsville, AR to Charlie and Ellie Mae Johnson. She was a member of the Portageville Church of Christ. She was a longtime nursing home volunteer, and was the recipient of awards for volunteerism. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Annie (Johnson) and Jim Haley of Higginson, AR; two sons, J.L. Johnson of Portageville, and Glenn Johnson of Salinas, CA; 4 granddaughters; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Arrangements were entrusted to DeLisle Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Rosa
SAINT CHARLES, MISSOURI: Rosa Smith Johnson, 90, died August 27, 2007. She was born January 6, 1917 to Robert and Annie Smith. She was the mother of Robert Johnson, Ocie B. (Janet) Johnson, O.V. (Dorothy) Johnson, Ezekiel (the late Flora) Johnson, Yvonne (J.D.) Price, and Dorothy Sykes. She had 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Johnson; her parents; four sisters; five brothers; and a grandson. Interment was at Saint Charles Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Baue Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Wendell
BRUNSWICK, MISSOURI: Wendell Price Johnson, 68, died February 16, 2006 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, MO. He was born October 15, 1937 in Triplett, MO to Desmond and Pocahontas Winn Johnson. He was a retired press operator at Donaldson Manufacturing Company in Chillicothe, MO, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended the First Baptist Church of Triplett, MO. Survivors include two brothers, Herman Johnson of Triplett, and Donald Johnson of Brunswick; two sisters, Shirley Burton and Elizabeth Winn, both of Brunswick; an aunt, Darline Botts of Chillicothe; 3 cousins; 9 nephews; 7 nieces; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, James and Clarence Johnson. Burial was at the Brunswick City Cemetery under the direction of Gibson Funeral Home.

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JOKERST, Leander
BLOOMSDALE, MISSOURI: Leander Jokerst, 78, died June 16, 2005. He was born February 13, 1927 to Valentine and Emma Huck Jokerst. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the VFW, and the American Legion. He is survived by three daughters, Sandra Holst of Ste. Genevieve, and Melodye (Eddie) Werner and Bev (John) Pfaff, all of Bloomsdale; a son, Gary Jokerst (Linda) of Bloomsdale; three sisters, Earlyn Wehner, Charlotte Grogg, and Bernice (Sylvester) Bauman, all of Ste. Genevieve; four brothers, Oswin Jokerst (Pat) of Brewer, and Flavian Jokerst (Joan), Jonas Jokerst (Laverne), and Victor Jokerst (Helen), all of Ste. Genevieve; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two wives, Gladys Zerwig Jokerst and Jean Schaefer Jokerst; a son, Michael Jokerst; and his parents. Services were held at St. Agnes Church. Burial was at St. Agnes Cemetery by Basler Funeral Home.

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JOLLEY, Mary Ellen
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Mary Ellen Jolley, 83, died March 1, 2011 at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. She was born June 15, 1927 in Bernie, MO to the late Daniel O. Boyt and Anna Nelson Boyt Morris. She worked as a cook on a riverboat for 15 years, as a floor manager for Elder Manufacturing Company for 18 years, and at Brown Shoe Company for 5 years. Survivors include four sons, Edward Jolley, Jr., and Charles Hamilton, both of Morley, Walter Jolley of Blodgett, and Ronald D. Potts, Jr. of Livermore, CA; two sisters, Ava Richards of Arnold, and Maerene Brown of Huntsville, AL; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward L. Jolley; a sister, Lorene Brown; and two brothers, George Boyt and James Boyt. Interment was at Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter, MO under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home.

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JONES, Beverly
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Beverly Elizabeth Jones, 80, died January 6, 2007 at Freeman Hospital in Neosho. She was born September 23, 1926 in Fort Smith, AR to the late George Rapley and Etta Elizabeth Brewer Griffing. She was a member of the Anderson Congregation of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She enjoyed reading, gardening, classical music, painting and the arts. She was a former resident of Loma Linda, CA. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Frias (Richard) of Alta Dena, CA; a son, David Jones (Sharon) of Anderson; a brother, George Griffing of Sun Valley, NV; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Kenneth Jones; and her parents. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial was at the Anderson Cemetery under the direction of Ozark Funeral Home.

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JONES, Dorothy
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Dorothy Clark Jones, 80, died July 4, 2010 at The Cedargate in Poplar Bluff. She was born November 3, 1929 in Wyatt, MO to Van and Leuvia Miller Clark. She retired from John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center, and had also worked as an LPN at Poplar Bluff Hospital and Doctors Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Brown Chapel A.M.E. Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Jones; five children, William Reed of St. Louis, Walter Reed and Jimmie Reed (Joan), all of Poplar Bluff, Edna Jean Jones (Jerry) of Sikeston, and Charles W. Reed of Dallas, TX; three sisters, Jewell Hale of Poplar Bluff, Fannie Hilt of San Francisco, CA, and Bessie Clark of Sacramento, CA; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her friends, including Ann D. Barnes of Poplar Bluff. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and six sisters. Interment was at the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery by Cotrell Funeral Service.

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JONES, Hardy, Sr.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Hardy Jones, Sr. died April 27, 2012. He was born April 28, 1952 to Harvey and Jimella Haynes Jones in Clarksdale, MS. He moved to St. Louis in 1968, and was a graduate of the Missouri School for the Deaf. He enjoyed playing sports, including football and track. Survivors include his wife, Norma Keller Jones; a son, Hardy Jones, Jr.; two daughters, Billie Jean Jones (Lamar) and Suzanne Moore (Michael); a brother, Charles Henry Jones; a sister, Margaret Ann Jones; 15 grandchildren; his cousins; a nephew; a niece; and his friends. Arrangements were entrusted to St. Louis Cremation.

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JONES, Mildred
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Mildred Irene Jones, 74, died August 11, 2011 at her residence. She was born February 6, 1937 in Seligman, MO to Paul Richard Arnold and Winnie Helen King Johnson. She retired from Tyson Foods. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, and riding horses and ATVs. Survivors include two sons, Fred Jones of Van Buren, AR and Jimmy Jones (Joi) of Berryville, AR; six daughters, Hope (Arlis) Curtis of Anderson, Viola (Ron) Howard of Rogers, AR, Linda (Carlton) Johnson of Avoca AR, Michelle Cruz of Florida, and Donna Burk and Bonnie (Robert) Veach, all of Berryville, AR; two sisters, Goldie London and Gracie Towle, both of Pea Ridge, AR; four brothers, Chuck Arnold of Eureka Springs, AR, Jimmy Arnold of Pea Ridge, AR, Ray Arnold of Gentry, AR, and Rick Arnold of Bella Vista, AR; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Retha Jones Waterman and Helen Lavine Jones; two sons, Gary David and Larry Dale Jones; her parents; and a sister, Mary Helen Arnold White. Interment was at Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery by Nelson Funeral Service.

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JONES, Myldred
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Myldred Frances Jones died December 19, 1961 at her residence. She had worked as a hostess at Hotel Robidoux and Orval's Restaurant, and attended the Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, William H. Jones; a son, William T. Jones; a daughter, Frances Haase; a brother, Maurice Boyles; and 2 granddaughters. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Meierhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home.

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JOSINSKI, George
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Anthony Josinski, 83, died February 24, 1923. He was born August 14, 1839 in Germany. He had worked as a day laborer. He was preceded in death by his wife. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangement by Math Hermann and Sons Funeral Home.

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KAFER, Antonette
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Antonette V. Kafer, 91, died August 25, 2009. She was born May 24, 1918 to Isaac and Josephine Fischer. She was of the Lutheran faith. She is survived by her husband, Otto Kafer; a sister, Peryl Orrill; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Lucille, Jeannette, Clara, and Lillian; and four brothers, Victor, Leonard, Frank, and James. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, MN with arrangements by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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KAISER, Martha
PALMYRA, MISSOURI: Martha Louise White Kaiser, 85, died December 5, 2007. She was born March 11, 1922 to Alonzo and Sadie Wiley White. She attended Central Methodist College, and graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in home economics. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, playing the organ, and singing in the choir. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Andy Kaiser; five children, Andrea Kaiser of Columbia, Kathy Klauser (Mike) of Keokuk, IA, Jean Pontius of St. Joseph, and Andrew Kaiser and Margaret Hayes (Mike), all of Quincy, IL; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Anne Louise Kaiser; a sister, Anne Lucke; and her parents. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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KALLENBERGER, Milo
HARDIN, MISSOURI: Milo F. Kallenberger, 67, died August 17, 2005 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO. He was born November 14, 1937 in Hardin to Willard G. and Frances Marie Clemens Kallenberger. He retired from the Lake City Arsenal after 27 years of service, and was also a farmer. He was a member of the Hardin First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Ann Bond Kallenberger; two daughters, Yvette Clifford of Oak Grove, and Raydena (Chip) Allison of St. Joseph; a son, Rodney (Debbie) Kallenberger of Lee's Summit; a stepdaughter, Starla Moore (David) of Independence; a stepson, Roger Hurr (Sherri) of Holden; his mother, Frances Gilmore of Norborne; two sisters, Lois (Howard) Williams of Carrollton, and Leola (Leroy) Winfrey of Stuttgart, AR; two brothers, Gene (Iris) Kallenberger of Norborne, and Alvin Kallenberger of Richmond; 14 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Soretta Kallenberger; his father; a stepson, Bryan Hurr; and his stepfather, Carl Gilmore. Interment was at the Hardin Cemetery by Thurman Funeral Home.

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KANADANIAN, Nishon
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Nishon Kanadanian, 57, died August 31, 2004 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born November 17, 1946 in Blythe, CA to William Charles and Theresa Kanadanian Rainey. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a former resident of Syracuse. He enjoyed antiques, books, and vintage cars. He is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Rainey of Lexington, KY; a son, Dwayne Rainey of Iowa; two sisters, Betty Finley and LaRue Rontondo, both of Phoenix, AZ; and his friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra "Kris" Rainey; and his parents. Arrangements were handled by Heckart-Gillespie Funeral Home.

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KANTER, Gittel
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Gittel Kanter, 90, died September 5, 1949 in St. Louis. She was born in Poland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Kanter. Burial was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Chapel.

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KARATY, Anita
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Anita Karaty, 88, died November 10, 2003 at Stoney Ridge Village. She was born February 13, 1915 in Paterson, NJ to Charles and Helen McClaren Wehner. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Barb Karaty of Sedalia; a sister, Mazie Wilihoski of West Paterson, NJ; a grandson; and 2 step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Karaty; a sister, Dorothy Wehner; and two brothers, Howard and Charles Wehner. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery by Heckart/Gillespie Funeral Home.

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KAROL, Mendel
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Mendel Karol, 79, died February 11, 1961 in Kansas City. He was born March 15, 1881 in Lithuania to Herschel and Hanna Karol. He was a retired clothing merchant. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Karol. Interment was at Sheffield Cemetery under the direction of Louis Funeral Home.

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KASIKANTIRIS, Susan
FLORISSANT, MISSOURI: Susan K. Kasikantiris, 66, died March 22, 2011 at Christian Northeast Hospital. She was born June 4, 1944 in Alton, IL to Albert and Beatrice Lankford Doerr. She worked as a dealer at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, MO. She is survived by a son, Troy Isom of Affton; her mother, Beatrice Doerr of East Alton; three sisters, Phyllis Fry (Barry) of Olive Branch, IL, Norma Wilson of Holiday Shores, and Sharon Hanks of Lafayette, LA; a brother, John "Jed" Doerr of Roxana; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father. Cremation arrangements were handled by Paynic Home for Funerals.

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KEEN, Roy F.
EXETER, MISSOURI: Roy F. Keen, 79, died January 11, 1996. He was born January 3, 1917. He was a farmer, and attended Blessing Heights Worship Center in Cassville. He is survived by his wife, Betty Rose Lansdowne Keen; a daughter, Verna Lee; two sons, Gene Keen and Calvin Keen; a sister, Ruby Dooley; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Friendship Cemetery in Springdale, Arkansas by Wheaton Funeral Home.

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KEITH, Anne
DAVIESS COUNTY, MISSOURI: Anne Keith died May 27, 1882. She was born May 25, 1836 in Wales to David and Ann Thomas. She was the wife of Richard Keith. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery.

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KELLER, Alfred
BETHANY, MISSOURI: Alfred F. Keller, 52, died December 23, 1970 at the veteran's hospital in Kansas City, MO. He was born in St. Joseph, MO. He owned the Keller Studio of photography in Bethany, and the Schultz Studio in St. Joseph. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lane Holcomb of Coffey, MO; a brother, Kenneth Keller of St. Joseph; and a sister, Mrs. Maurice Walker of Kansas City.

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KHOURY, Patricia
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Patricia Rose Khoury, age 7, died February 10, 1954. She was born August 16, 1946 in St. Louis to John and Shirley Ginn Khoury. Burial was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery under the direction of Moydell Funeral Home.

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KILBURN, Andy
TRENTON, MISSOURI: Andy C. Kilburn, 82, died September 10, 1986 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. He was born September 23, 1903 to Logan and Ella Crawford Kilburn. He was an assessor and trustee for the Jackson Township board, and was also on the MFA board of directors. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lula Dee Austin Kilburn; a son, Alvin of Trenton; a brother, J.W. Kilburn of Trenton; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Graham and Mrs. Ferris Peniston, both of Chillicothe; 3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant sister, Lela. Interment was at Resthaven Memory Gardens under the direction of Resthaven Mortuary.

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KIME, Perley
JAMESPORT, MISSOURI: Perley David Kime, 85, died November 3, 1984 at his home. He was a retired farmer, and attended the Jamesport Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Winifred Kime; a daughter, Shirley Gorman of Bakersfield, CA; two sons, Max Dean Kime of Lafayette, IN, and Doyle Kime of Jamesport; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport under the direction of Roberson-Sloan Funeral Home.

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KINNISON, Alma
GLEN ALLEN, MISSOURI: Alma Bernice Kinnison, 88, died August 27, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born February 3, 1917 near Glen Allen to Thomas and Clara Ida Funke Myrick. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She had worked as a bookkeeper at Glaser Drug Co. in St. Louis. She was a member of the Glen Allen United Methodist Church. She is survived by two brothers, Henry Myrick of St. Louis, and Lenard Myrick of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Kinnison; two brothers; and four sisters. Interment was at the Glen Allen Cemetery under the direction of Hutchings Funeral Chapel.

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KIRCHNER, Alice
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Alice E. Kirchner, 92, died November 15, 2008 at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born January 1, 1916 in Stringtown to Frank and Emilie Fischer Huettenmeyer. She worked as a bookkeeper for Harold G. Butzer, Inc. and Prost Builders, Inc. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church, where she had been active with the Evening Guild, Ladies' Auxiliary, and Circle Four. She was a member of the Heisinger Home Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, Ruben Kirchner; two daughters, Doris Lueckenotte (Don) of Blue Springs, and Elda Pistel (Leon) of Lohman; a son, Harley Kirchner (Connie) of Jefferson City; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery in Stringtown by Houser-Millard Funeral Home.

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KIRSCH, Theodore J., Jr.
BONNOTS MILL, MISSOURI: Theodore J. "Ted" Kirsch, Jr., 87, died June 3, 2008 at his home. He was born August 29, 1920 in Schell City, MO to Theodore J. Kirsch, Sr. and Antonia Maus Kirsch. He was a farmer, and had also worked as a corrections officer. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a son, Richard Kirsch of Bonnots Mill; four stepchildren, Debbie (Andy) Kruse of Jefferson City, Joyce (Ted) Muenks of Loose Creek, Danny Kliethermes and David Kliethermes (Kathy) of Russellville; six sisters, Helen Linnenbrink of Bonnots Mill, Stella Salsbury of Independence, Beulah Dudenhoeffer of Jefferson City, Martha Jaegers of Linn, Margaret Muenks of Loose Creek, and Eva Kliethermes of Taos; a brother, William Kirsch of Linn; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie F. Steuber Kliethermes Kirsch; his parents; three sisters, Marie Zaring, Mildred Blight, and Mary Katherine Rotter; and five brothers, Richard, Charles, Nelson, Robert "Bobby" and Nick Kirsch. Cremation arrangements were handled by Morton Chapel.

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KIRSCHENBAUM, Melvin
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Melvin Kirschenbaum, 83, died March 9, 2011. Survivors include a daughter, Marde Randall of Portland, OR; a son, Michael Kirschenbaum of Kansas City, MO; and his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Kirschenbaum; a son, Marc Kirschenbaum; and his parents, Louis and Helane Stein Kirschbaum. Interment was at Mount Moriah Cemetery under the direction of Louis Memorial Chapel.

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KLEBER, Clara
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Clara Sophia Kleber, 75, died April 6, 1965 at her residence. She was a retired cashier at the George Francis market. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. R.N. King and Johanna Olson; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Heaton-Bowman Mortuary.

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KLUESNER, William
MARTHASVILLE, WASHINGTON: William F. Kluesner, 80, died April 8, 2000. He was born September 9, 1919 to Peter Kluesner and Anna Riechelt Kluesner. He was a dairy farmer. He was a member of the Warren County Farm Bureau, and served as the former director of Warren County Mutual Insurance Company. He attended St. Vincent's Catholic Church in Dutzow. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ottilia Glosemeyer Kluesner; three sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Rose Kluesner; John and Marilyn Kluesner, and Hubert and Alice Kluesner, all of Marthasville; three daughters, Diane and Ronald Glosemeyer of Marthasville, Wilma and Mark Voss of Beaufort, and Mary and Mark Pisane of Union; a brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Rosalie Kluesner of Washington; a brother-in-law, Erwin "Pat" Glosemeyer of Glasgow; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Kluesner of St. Peters, and Ida Barringhaus of Glasgow; 16 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Francis Kluesner. Services were held at St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Lichtenberg-Martin Funeral Home.

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KOEHLER, Leona
META, MISSOURI: Leona C. Koehler, 90, died May 19, 2007 at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born December 2, 1916 in Koeltztown to Henry and Mary Heisler Hoeller. She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Farber of Los Angeles, CA; three sons, Bill Koehler, John Koehler, and Frank Koehler, Jr., all of Meta; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Koehler; her parents; two brothers, Frank and Gus Hoeller; and a sister, Matilda Stumpe. Services were held at St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Cecilia's Cemetery under the direction of Fancher-Rekus Funeral Home.

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KNUEPPEL, Elnora
PALMYRA, MISSOURI: Elnora G. Knueppel, 89, died December 16, 2005 at Blessing Hospital. She was born July 9, 1916 in West Ely, MO to George and Christiana Mette Dehm. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Maple Lawn Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, Maurice Knueppel (Kay) of Taylor; a daughter, Norma Jean Donley (Keith) of Lorraine, IL; three sisters, Rosina Dehm, Frieda Dehm, and Lucille Stuffing, all of Quincy; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil C. Knueppel; a sister, Henrietta Dehm; and two brothers, Sylvester and Leonard Dehm. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra under the direction of Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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KOCH, Venita
De SOTO, MISSOURI: Venita M. Koch, 90, died July 27, 2010 in Crystal City. She was born January 2, 1920 in Palmer, MO to Walter F. and Clara J. Dicus Montgomery. She was a former packer at International Shoe Company, and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading, sewing and cooking. She is survived by two sons, David L. Koch and John "Jack" Koch, Sr., both of DeSoto; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman J. Koch; a daughter, Marita Davis; her parents; two sisters, Cynthia Edwards and Anna Wright; and a brother, Herbert Montgomery. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery by Mahn Funeral Home.

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KOVACICH, Marija
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI: Marija Kovacich, 82, died June 30, 1959 in Gardenville. She was born December 12, 1876 in Bribir, Croatia to George and Anna Jurcic Plovanich. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas Kovacich. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery under the direction of John L. Zigenhein and Sons Funeral Home.

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KROHN, Bonnie
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Bonnie Jean Krohn, 71, died November 20, 2009 at Christian Health Care in Nevada. She was born March 14, 1937 in Monmouth, IL to Elmer and Elizabeth Lucille Hanley Ricketts. She was raised in Monmouth, IL, and moved to Nevada in 1970. She is survived by a son, Roy Krohn of Columbia; two brothers, Delbert Skivers of Monmouth, IL, and Morris Ricketts of Wichita, KS; two sisters, Ruthie Painter of Monmouth, IL, and Betty Snitker of Viola, IL; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis William "Bill" Krohn; three brothers; and three sisters. Interment was at Click Cemetery under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

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KRONMUELLER, Norma
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Norma I. Kronmueller, 86, died November 27, 2009 at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 9, 1923 in St. Louis to Joyn and Mae Munjoy Ryffel. She worked as a receptionist and telephone operator for Bohemian Bank with 25 years of service, and attended Bayliss Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Sharon Bickerstaff of Osawatomie, KS, Wayne Belcher of Oklahoma City, OK, Nancy (Morris) Leonard of Wichita Falls, TX, Richard Belcher of Fort Myers, FL, and Linda Davis and Robert Webb, both of St. Louis; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Kronmueller; her parents; and seven siblings. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with arrangements by Southern Funeral Home.

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KRULL, Julius
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Julius H. Krull, 84, died December 20, 1972. He was a retired machinist with Chase Candy Co. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Krull; a daughter, Grace Haynes of St. Joseph; two sons, Julius W. Krull of St. Joseph, and John R. Krull of Norwalk, CA; a stepson, George Roberts of St. Joseph; a sister, Edith Carmichael of Omaha, NE; a brother, Martin Krull of Pasadena, CA; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Rupp Mortuary.

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KRUSOR, James
ROCK PORT, MISSOURI: James Harold "Jim" Krusor, 70, died November 30, 2009 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Leavenworth, KS. He was born March 6, 1939 in Fairfax, MO to James W. and Mary F. Nauman Krusor. He held a bachelor's degree from Tarkio College, and a master's degree from Northwest Missouri State University. He was an executive project director for the American Medical Association Headquarters in Chicago, and had also worked for the Iowa State Board of Medical Examiners in Des Moines, and the Boy Scouts of America in Trenton, MO. He was a former farm manager and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended Rock Port Baptist Church, and was a Mason and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coins, guns, and mushroom hunting. He is survived by a brother, Kenton E. Krusor (Rita) of Winthrop, IA; a sister, Nina Sue Heits of Fairfax; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant nephew; and an infant great-nephew. Inurnment was at Greenhill Cemetery in Rock Port under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel.

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KURRE, Lennie
FRIEDHEIM, MISSOURI: Lennie Rose Kurre died October 8, 1952 at Mouser Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born December 24, 1875 to William and Sophie Kayser. Survivors include four sons, Edwin, Milton, Frank and Alonzo Kurre; two daughters, Mrs. Lee Penny and Mrs. Lawrence Wilkinson; a sister, Mrs. Sophia Zoellner; two brothers, Frank Kayser and Ben Kayser; 15 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Kurre. Services were held at New Salem Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by McComb Funeral Home.

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KUZMA, Stephen, Sr.
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Stephen Kuzma, Sr., 80, died December 7, 1977 at a local hospital. He was a retired federal locomotive inspector for Burlington Railroad with 40 years of service. He attended St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He was a member of the Burlington Veterans' Association and the American War Dads. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kuzma; three daughters, Margaret Farley, Dorothy Massie and Florence Zatorski; a son, Stephen Kuzman, Jr.; a stepdaughter, Mary Neighbours; two stepsons, Robert W. Paule and James R. Pauley; a brother, Andrew Kuzma; 19 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel.

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LaBARR, Helen
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Helen LaBarr, 73, died March 10, 1982 at Grand Manor Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was a former resident of Toledo, OH. Survivors include two sons, Frank and William Forster; a sister, Mrs. Marion Jackson; and her friends. Arrangements were handled by Bersticker Mortuary of Toledo, OH.

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LABB, Alex
DE SOTO, MISSOURI: Alex Labb, 45, was buried May 21, 1900 at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ott and Co. Funeral Home.

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LACY, Rosa
DONIPHAN, MISSOURI: Rosa B. Lacy, 59, died of pneumonia January 12, 1901 at her home 3 1/2 miles south of town. She was a native of Graves County KY, but lived in Missouri since childhood. She married Cyrus Russell, then in 1882 married T.T. Lacey. There were two children from the first marriage, William Russell and Margret; and a son by the second marriage, Ethelaid Lacey. She had two brothers and two sisters. Burial was at Towles Cemetery.

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LADA, Myrtle
DE SOTO, MISSOURI: Myrtle M. Lada, 98, died January 6, 2007 in De Soto. She was born August 22, 1908 in De Soto to Matt and Ruth Ann Turley Nussbamer. She worked as a union assembler at the De Soto Shoe Factory, and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She was the longest-lived person in her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Lada. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home.

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LAFKOWITZ, Meyer
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Meyer Lafkowitz, 61, died September 15, 1951 at his residence. He was born in Poland on July 8, 1890. He worked in the shoe repair business. He was survived by his wife, Esther Lafkowitz. Burial was at Chevrah Kadisha Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Funeral Home.

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LaFLEUR, Ruth
JACKSON, MISSOURI: Ruth LaFleur, 89, died June 13, 2009 at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born February 8, 1920 in Butler County, MO to Walter and Pearl Quaels Chilcutt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred LaFleur. Interment was at Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau under the direction of McCombs Funeral Home.

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LAIRD, Thelma
BERTRAND, MISSOURI: Thelma P. "Skippy" Laird, 90, died October 1, 2010 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born February 11, 1920 in Bertrand to the late James Peyton and Sudie Ann Blackburn Lane. She retired from Brown Shoe Company, and was a former resident of Long Beach, CA, Charleston, MO, and Floral City, FL. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Andy and Debbie Hartje of Floral City, FL; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Louise Swank, Mildred Williams, and Ella Forbey; and five brothers, Milton Lane, Arthur Lane, Thelbert Lane, Carl Lane, and Norman Lane. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery by McMikle Funeral Home.

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LAMBDIN, Pauline
MARIONVILLE, MISSOURI: Pauline H. Lambdin, 85, died July 23, 2002 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, MO. She was born March 4, 1917 in Jay, OK to Newton Dee Howard and Artie Spencer Howard. She is survived by a son, Lawrence Lambdin, Jr. of Marionville; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Lambdin, Sr. Interment was at the Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas under the direction of Benton County Funeral Home of Rogers, AR.

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LAMKIN, Harry
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: Harry Fleet Lamkin, 89, died February 13, 2008 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, CA. He was born December 27, 1918 in Carthage to the late Harry S. and Faye Corwin Lamkin. He worked as an installer for Western Electric Telephone Co. in Los Angeles, CA for 39 years, and returned to Carthage in 1987. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Annie Wu Lamkin; a son, Luke Lee of San Jose, CA; a daughter, Shao Wei Lee of Milpitas, CA; a sister, Jane Jensen of Carthage; and 2 grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Knell Mortuary.

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LAMMA, Wanda
GALLATIN, MISSOURI: Wanda T. Lamma, 79, died March 19, 2007. She was born July 8, 1927 in Cherry Valley, AR to Albert and Bessie Lovejoy Lear. She was a caregiver at Crestview Home in Bethany, MO and the Cameron Community Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gallatin, and was a former resident of Coffey, MO. She is survived by a son, Jeffrey Lamma of Osborn, MO; two daughters, Angela Saxton of Easton, and Sherry York of Blue Springs; a sister, Ica Deiter of Winston; a brother, Clarence Lear of Charlotte, NC; her mother-in-law, Juanita Lamma of Coffey; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends, including her church family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Lamma; a son, Denton Lee;a daughter, Roseann; her parents; three brothers, Arthur, Jesse, and Kenneth Lear; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Gallatin. Interment was at the Coffey Cemetery under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home.

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LANDESS, Theodore
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Theodore Landess, 62, died January 2, 1984 in Kansas City, MO. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Landess; and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester McKillip of St. Joseph. Interment was in New London, MO under the direction of Carson Funeral Home of Kansas City.

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LANGHAMMER, Sister Mary Claudia
CLYDE, MISSOURI: Sr. Mary Claudia Langhammer, O.S.B.. 94, died March 26, 2008 at Our Lady of Rickenbach Care Center in Clyde. She was born May 30, 1913 in Leonard, MO to William Joseph and Rebecca Cecelia Peoples Langhammer. She entered the Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration on July 11, 1931, making her final vows on February 5, 1938. She worked at the convent all her life. She is survived by a brother, Jerome Langhammer of Shelbina; a sister, Teresa Cheatum of Florissant; her nieces and nephews and their families; and her religious order. She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters; and five brothers. Services were held at the Convent Adoration Chapel in Clyde. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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LANNUTTI, Nicholas
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Nicholas D. Lannutti, 72, died October 10, 2009. He was born November 11, 1936. He was a boxing coach at the Springfield Boys Club, and attended St. James Episcopal Church. He is survived by his children, Frank and Diane Lannutti, Annette and Leon Cretel, Nick and Brenda Lannutti, and Tony and Leslie Lannutti; three sisters, Mary Fato, Ann and John Roy Zongker, and Rose Lannutti; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Lannutti. Interment was at Dishman Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home.

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LASSLEY, Sarah
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, MISSOURI: Sarah A. Lassley died August 12, 1879. She was born January 10, 1862 to Joseph H. and Susannah Scott Lassley. Burial was at Miller Cemetery.

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LAWRENCE, Arvell
DEXTER, MISSOURI: Arvell Lawrence, 86, died December 25, 1998 at his residences. He was born July 7, 1912 in Essex to Isaac and Bertha Chandler Lawrence. He was a retired gravel truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Sybil Harper Lawrence; a daughter, Helen Triplett of Dexter; a sister, Imogene Grim of Essex; a brother, Theodore DeJournett of Ellsinore; a granddaughter; and 3 great-grandsons. Interment was at Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield under the direction of Watkins and Sons Funeral Home.

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LAYCOCK, Geraldine
ST. JAMES, MISSOURI: Geraldine Lucille Laycock, 85, died December 16, 2005. She was born September 18, 1920 to the late John and Essie Bradshaw Lacy. She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Krewson (Dean) of St. Clair; two sons, William Laycock of Redland, VT and Victor Laycock of Rolla; a sister, Eunice Weiland of Newburg; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Silas Laycock; two sons, Harold Laycock and John Wayne Laycock; two sisters, Helen Timmons and Ethyl Adams; four brothers, Duard, Robert, John and Ernie Lacy; a daughter-in-law, Neil Laycock; and a grandson, Anthony Laycock. Burial was at St. James Cemetery by Jones Funeral Home.

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LEEK, Logan
LIBERTY, MISSOURI: Logan Leek, 90, died September 9, 2010 at Liberty Hospital. He was born January 19, 1920 in Rockbridge, MO to Charles Markey and Melinda Jane Alsup Leek. He was a retired foreman and driver for Guy's Foods with 29 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a former resident of Chillicothe, MO and Springfield, MO, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Steed of Yucaipa, CA; a sister, Lola Steiner of St. Joseph, MO; a daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Glidewell of Gladstone; a sister-in-law, Lois Leek of Blue Springs; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Humphreys Leek; two stepsons, Gary and Jerry Lee Glidewell; his parents; three brothers, Lemuel, Jesse W. and Charles Leek; and a sister, Lois Leek. Interment was at the Humphreys Cemetery in Humphreys, MO by Payne Funeral Home.

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LEGG, Earl
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Earl Lee Legg, 62, died January 17, 1983 at his residence. He was a retired bartender and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the American Legion. Survivors include two sisters, Margie Huffman and Betty Hill, both of St. Joseph; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Interment was at Mount Auburn Cemetery by Rupp Funeral Home.

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LEIDY, John C.
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: John Christian Leidy, 96, died January 8, 1966 at his residence. He was born March 18, 1869 in Cosby, MO. He was a retired carpenter and painter, and a member of the Christian Church. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Forest, Mrs. Ollie Westcott, Mrs. Myrtle Cooling, and Mrs. Dollie Johnson; a son, Gerald R. Leidy, with whom he made his home; 26 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 38 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Helena Cemetery under the direction of Heaton-Bowman Funeral Home.

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LEIMKUEHLER, Robert
SLATER, MISSOURI: Robert W. Leimkuehler, 75, died August 5, 2011 at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, MO. He was born April 9, 1936 in Saline County to August W. and Della Feuers Leimkuehler. He retired from Standard Havens in Glasgow, and also farmed. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Salem Evangelical Church, and had served on the church cemetery board. Survivors include two sons, David Leimkuehler and Jeff Leimkuheler; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wally Neal Leimkuheler; a son, Bruce D. Leimkuehler; a sister, Ellen Schwartz; and two brothers, Albert Leimkuehler and an infant twin brother. Services were held at Salem Evangelical Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Weiker Funeral Home.

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LELAND, William H.
DUTCHTOWN, MISSOURI: William Henry Leland, 78, died December 24, 1949. He was born November 1, 1871 in Kelso, IN. He was survived by his wife, Clara Mae Oliver Leland; two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Strange and Mrs. Katie Thompson; two sons, Glenn Leland and James Leland; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at St. Edward's Cemetery.

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LEMA, Edward
MARBLE HILL, MISSOURI: Edward Joseph Lema, 76, died January 10, 2009 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born September 6, 1932 in Racine, WI to Adolph and Mary Loontjens Lema. He attended the Wisconsin School of Engineering. He was a retired mechanical engineer for Trojan Explosives, and later worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Jackson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He attended the Scopus United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Cape Girardeau VFW and the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Jane L. Carter Lema; two sons, Patrick Lema of Sedgewickville, and Douglas Lema of Idaho Falls, ID; a daughter, Holly Young of Canyonville, OR; a brother, Remi Lema of Racine; two sisters, Madge McCarthy and Darlene Larsen of Racine; 4 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers. Interment was at James Cemetery in Scopus by Hutchings Funeral Chapel.

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LETT, Ethel
SOUTHWEST CITY, MISSOURI: Ethel Mae Lett, 83, died April 19, 2006. She was born November 4, 1922 to the late Ben and Ethel Chrisman Cantrell. She retired from Simmons Foods, and also worked at O'Brien Foods. She attended the Noel Church of Christ, and enjoyed sewing and scrapbooking. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Billy Joe Tebow of Hays, KS; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dick and Pamela Sue Lett, and Harry Preston Lett, all of Southwest City; a sister, Lawanna Young of California; a brother, John Cantrell of Clinton; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Jackie Lett; a sister, Edith Batson; and her parents. Services were held at the Noel Church of Christ. Interment was at Saratoga Cemetery with arrangements by Ozark Funeral Home.

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LEVENTIS, Gloria
MEXICO, MISSOURI: Gloria Ruth Leventis, 77, died November 1, 2006. She was born July 25, 1929 to George P. and Mattie A. Hall Spotswood. She was a former secretary at A.P. Green's, and at the Arthur Center. Interment was at Sunrise Christian Church Cemetery under the direction of Pickering Funeral Home.

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LILLARD, Gloria
EWING, MISSOURI: Gloria Maybelle Lillard died March 1, 2009 at Blessing Hospital. She was born June 17, 1928 in Franklin, IL to Howard and Sylvia Langford Teaney. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ewing. Survivors include two sons, Rick Lillard (Mikki), and Randy Lillard (Jennifer); a daughter, Kristine Russell; a brother, William Teaney; a sister, Joanne Payne (Floyd); 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Richard Lillard; a daughter, Sharon Rose Lillard; her parents; and two brothers, Calvin and Wendell Teaney. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Ewing. Interment was at Gilead Cemetery by Ball-Davis Funeral Home.

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LILLIG, Mary Jane
MARSHALL, MISSOURI: Mary Jane Lillig, 88, died January 22, 2010 at The Living Center in Marshall. She was born December 15, 1921 in Kansas City, MO to Herman and Opal Petty Juelich. She was a former resident of Clarendon Hills, IL, and had resided in Marshall since 1984. She attended the First United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Daughters of the Nile, and was past president of The Forum Club. She is survived by a daughter, Denice Astrouski of Schaumburg, IL; a son, Rich Davis (Theresa) of Breckenridge, CO; a sister, Norma R. Bush of Marshall; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Lillig; her parents; and a brother, Jack Juelich. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Marshall. Inurnment was at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Kansas City, MO under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.

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LIMBAUGH, Kendall
ADVANCE, MISSOURI: Kendall Joe Limbaugh, age 18 months, died July 16, 1984 in an automobile accident near Painton. He was born December 23, 1982 in Sikeston. He is survived by his parents, Kelly and Tina Dunivan Limbaugh; and his grandparents and great-grandparents, Clara Limbaugh, Billy Dunivan, Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Liebman, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Limbaugh, W.L. Dunivan, Dottie Limbaugh, and Bessie Bollinger. Interment was at Morgan Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

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LINCOLN, Louis
FOREST CITY, MISSOURI: Louis Lincoln, 68, died December 19, 1983. He was a native of Pacific Junction, IA. He retired from the maintenance department of Gordon Brothers Quarry. He was a longtime Forest City resident and a member of the Forest City Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Sipes Lincoln; a daughter, Rita Harris of St. Joseph, MO; three sons, Richard Lincoln of Smithville, Randall Lincoln of Shawnee Mission, KS, and Ronald Lincoln of Darby, PA; two brothers, Charles Lincoln of Omaha, NE, and Paul Lincoln of Oregon, MO; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at the Forest City Christian Church. Interment was at the Forest City Cemetery with arrangements by Pettijohn and Eiser Funeral Home.

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LISAC, Joseph W.
BROOKFIELD, MISSOURI: Joseph William Lisac, 76, died August 1, 2007 at his residence. He was born July 2, 1931 in Marceline, MO to Joseph and Margaret Elizabeth Cain Lisac. He worked at Vulcan Materials in Wichita, KS with 38 years of service, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Marceline Eagles Lodge. He is survived by a son, Joseph P. Lisac of Brookfield; a brother, Jim Lisac (Deanna) of Marceline; two cousins, Jerry Heaton of Kansas City, MO, and Mary Ann Sevier of Fort Madison, IA; and a nephew. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Jane Gilmer Lisac; a daughter, Allison; and his parents. Services were held at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Marceline. Interment with military honors was at St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Marceline by Delaney Funeral Home.

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LOEW, Ray A.
HALE, MISSOURI: Ray Albert Loew, 64, died November 29, 1952 near Sumner, MO. He was born October 8, 1888 in Brookfield, MO to Emil and Mary Loew. He worked as a salesman. He was survived by his wife, Lela Hubbard Loew. Interment was at the Hale Cemetery under the direction of Slater Funeral Home.

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LONG, Esther
ROLLA, MISSOURI: Esther Ione Park Long, 78, died January 27, 2005 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center. She was born September 28, 1926 in Crawford County, MO to Thomas L. Park and Hulda Enstall Park. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Robert W. Long; a daughter, Gretchen Ann Boyd (Steve) of Kansas City, MO; three sons, William Kelly Long (Deeanne) of Rolla, Robert Kevin (Cindy) of Oklahoma City, OK, and Gregory Park Long of Houston, TX; a sister, Elizabeth Forbes of Rolla; a brother, Thomas L. Park of Cuba, MO; 11 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three sisters, Ethel Weaver, Martha Park, and Evelyn Dunlap. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church of Rolla. Interment was at Kinder Cemetery by Britton Funeral Home.

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LOVELACE, Violet
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: Violet E. Lovelace died November 16, 2010 at St. Luke's Nursing Center. She was born in Delaware, IA to Charles Barnes and Gertrude Sires Barnes. She was retired, and had worked at Fred's Frozen Foods and Smith Brothers Manufacturing. She was a member of Fairview Christian Church for 50 years, and enjoyed line dancing. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Johnson of St. Louis; a son, Donald Lovelace of Port Orchard, WA; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Allen Lovelace. Interment was at the Webb City Cemetery with arrangements by Ulmer Funeral Home.

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LOWENSTEIN, Israel
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Israel Lowenstein, 54, died May 16, 1919. He was born August 27, 1864 to Joseph and Henrietta Lowenstein. He worked as a custodian at the Title Guaranty Building, and was the husband of Jennie Lowenstein. Interment was at United Hebrew Cemetery under the direction of H.B. Berger, Undertaker.

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LUENSMANN, Alfred C., Sr.
BRIDGETON, MISSOURI: Alfred C. Luensmann, Sr., 92, died February 10, 2007. He was the husband of the late Catherine Wichman Luensmann; and the father of Alfred Luensmann Jr., Peggy (Don) Iash, Kathy (Jim) Arb, Jan Shy-Phillips, and Nancy (Jim) Cerurtti. He was a grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great grandfather. Arrangements were entrusted to Schrader Funeral Home.

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LUND, Einar
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Einar J. Lund, 77, died October 21, 1960 at Park Lane Hospital. He was born May 27, 1883 in Norway to Mr. and Mrs. Hendrick Lund. He was a retired cement finisher. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Calvin F. Feutz Funeral Home.

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LYNCH, Ronald
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Ronald J. Lynch, 39, died March 14, 2001. He was born December 12, 1961, in Kansas City, KS. He was a member of the Metropolitan Community Church of Greater Kansas City. Survivors include his mother, Clara Littek and husband Jim; his father, Roy Lynch and wife Louise, two sisters, Janice Meyers and Donna Parman; a half-brother; and a half-sister. Services were held at the Metropolitan Community Church. Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens under the direction of Porter Funeral Home.

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LYNN, Rita
BENTON, MISSOURI: Rita Agnes Lynn, 83, died July 16, 1984 at the Cape Girardeau Nursing Center. She was born September 13, 1900 in Crittenden County, KY to James Likurgis and Frances Nations Rogers. Survivors include two daughters, Marie (William) Hendershott of Mildensville, and Pat (Otis) Morrow of Benton; three sons, Lennis Lynn of Karnak, IL, and Donald Lynn and Cecil Lynn, both of Benton; a sister, Earsie Hager of Collinsville, IL; a brother, James Rogers of Wellington, OH; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Lynn. Interment was at Unity Cemetery by McMikle Funeral Home.

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LYSTER, Thomas
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MISSOURI: Thomas J. Lyster, 50, died May 11, 1944. He was born December 13, 1893 in St. Louis to Bartholomew and Ellie Bracken Lyster. He was employed as a clerk at Scullin Steel Company. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Croghan Funeral Home.

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