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MACE, Ruth
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Ruth Elizabeth Mace, 83, died March 13, 2005. She was born February 27, 1922 to Forrest Calvin Horton and Almeda May Smith Horton. She worked at McDonnel Douglas, Federal Pacific Electric, and K-Mart. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is survived by her husband, Donald Mace; two sons, Daniel Oliver of Hillsboro, and Kenneth Oliver of Florissant; a daughter, Donna Martin of Nevada, MO; a brother, Robert Horton of St. Charles; four sisters, Jane Christian of St. Louis, Audrey Custer of Nevada, MO, Joyce Glassey of Farmington, and Nelva Stenger of Campbell; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter; and a brother. Services were held at the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints. Interment was at Ozark Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla with arrangements by Ferry Funeral Home.

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MADDOX, Faye
CAMPBELL, MISSOURI: Faye Bledsoe Maddox, 69, died March 7, 2003. She was born June 29, 1933 to the late William and Ruby Pierce Bledsoe. She was a home health care worker, and was a Baptist. She is survived by a son, Roger Maddox of Campbell; three daughters, Pam Bader of Glennonville, Pat Heskett of Campbell, and Sevedia Siebert of Boydsville, AR; a sister, Imogene Kleffer of Essex; 22 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Junior Maddox; a son, Glendle John Maddox; and three grandsons. Burial was at St. Teresa Cemetery in Glennonville with arrangements by Landess Funeral Home.

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MADL, Carol
JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Carol C. Madl, 60, died June 20, 2007. She was born November 27, 1946. She is survived by her husband, Madl; two sons, Jason Madl (Amanda) of Webb City, and Timothy Madl (Alicia) of Joplin; her mother, Christine Soltys; a brother, John Soltys; a sister, Pam Fann; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, John Soltys. Arrangements were handled by Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

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MADSON, Willard
PLATTSBURG, MISSOURI: Willard R. "Bill" Madson, 87, died December 16, 2001 at Oakridge Nursing Home in Plattsburg. He was born November 21, 1914 in Hawarden, IA to William and Caroline Robey Madson. He was an engineer with Ford Motor Company, and held a bachelor's degree in engineering from Iowa State University. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He owned a farm, and had lived in rural Plattsburg for over 30 years. He attended the First Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Plattsburg Rotary Club. He is survived by two brothers, Donald Madson of Edwardsville, IL, and Daniel Madson of Salem, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Robert and Rodney. Cremation arrangements were handled by Cox Funeral Home.

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MAHER, Rita
MONROE CITY, MISSOURI: Rita M. Maher, 86, died July 26, 2011 at Hannibal Regional Hospital. She was born October 29, 1924 in Monroe City to George G. and Maude Alice Buckman Yates. She was a Head Start cook for over a decade. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and was a member of the Holy Rosary Altar Society and the Daughters of Isabella. She is survived by six daughters, Nancy (Bill) Gill of Monroe City, Dorothy (Doug) Clark of Columbia, Denny (Terry) Yeater of Hannibal, Sarah (Rich) Keith of Washington, IL, and Debbie (Phil) Caselman and Cele (Tom) Baugh, all of Hallsville; two sons, Greg (Gena) Maher, and Tom (Teri) Maher, all of Monroe City; a brother, Gregory (Mary Alice) Yates of Lee's Summit; four sisters, Virginia Hurwitz of Carthage, IL, Lucy Broughton of Davenport, IA, and Frances Maddox and Elizabeth Janes, both of Monroe City; six sisters-in-law, Patty Winters of St. Louis, Bernice Pollard of Marshall, and Helen Maher, Juanita Yates, Loretta Greening, and Frances Yates, all of Monroe City; 25 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Thomas "Shorty" Maher; an infant son; her parents; two brothers, George Yates and Harry Yates; and a sister, Mary Agnes Yates. Services were held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Rosary Cemetery by Yager-Kendrick Funeral Home.

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MAJCHRZAK, Apolonia
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Apolonia Majchrzak, 65, died April 18, 1961 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Nursing Home in St. Louis. She was born November 27, 1895 in St. Louis to Frank Skredynska and Barbara Pudlowska. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Majchrzak. Interment was at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Stock Mortuaries.

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MALLIN, Chaim
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Chaim Mallin, 97, died June 10, 1952 in Kansas City. He was born December 20, 1854 in Kiev, Ukraine to Mr. and Mrs. Yehuda Mallin. He was retired, and was a widower. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Kansas City under the direction of Louis Funeral Home.

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MAMMEN, Grace
CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI: Grace Ada Mammen, 93, died December 16, 1995 at Lincoln Manor in Chillicothe. She was born July 14, 1902 in Emden, IL to George and Carrie Green Mammen. She raised two of her nephews, Dale and Rex Mammen. She attended the United Methodist Church of Chillicothe, and was a member of the Republican Women. She is survived by a brother, John, of Chillicothe; and her nieces and nephews, including Dale of Chillicothe. She was preceded in death by a sister; three brothers; and a nephew, Rex Mammen. Burial was at Edgewood Cemetery in Chillicothe by Norman-Wagy-Gordon Funeral Home.

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MANEWITZ, Samuel
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Sam Manewitz, 75, died February 7, 1958 at the Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 25, 1882 in Russia. He worked at R&R Salvage, and was a U.S. citizen. He was the husband of Fannie Manewitz. Burial was at United Hebrew Cemetery under the direction of Herman Rindskopf, Inc.

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MANHART, Alvina
UNION, MISSOURI: Alvina E. Reuber Manhart, 78, died May 26, 2000. She was born July 21, 1921 to the late Ferdinand Reuber and Mary Meyer Reuber. She worked for the Brown Shoe Company, and attended Immaculate Conception Church. She is survived by her husband, Adolph Manhart; two sisters, Eleanor Manhart of Union, and Hermena Lueke of New Haven; her brothers-in law and sisters-in-law; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Bolte. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Oltmann Funeral Home.

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MAREK, Elizabeth
MARCELINE, MISSOURI: Elizabeth Victoria Marek, 98, died April 25, 2005 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center in Marceline. She was born October 22, 1906 in Hamden, MO to Joseph and Anna Poeschl Marek. She attended St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Wein, and was a member of St. Mary's Altar Sodality. She was a longtime resident of the Hamden community, before moving to Wein, and then to Marceline. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Sister Mary Leonard, Rose Meissen, Anna Marek, Helen Meissen, and Theresa McCurry; and five brothers, John, Matthew, Joseph, Tom, and Anthony Marek. Services were held at St. Mary of the Angel Catholic Church. Burial was at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Hamden under the direction of Summerville Funeral Home.

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MARRA, Mary
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Mary A. Scavuzzo Marra, 78, died January 8, 2008 at the Kansas City Hospice House. She was born January 31, 1929 in Kansas City, MO. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Rita and Jerry Shaw, Robin and Roger Postlewait, Anita and David Rogers, and Alexis and Troy Loehrer; a son, Mario Marra; two sisters, Helen Gallo and Grace Barnes; a brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Daniel and Dorothy Marra, and Molly Scavuzzo; 6 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander Marra. Services were held at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Raytown, MO by Passantino Bros. Funeral Home.

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MARTIN, Mary
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Mary Martin, 65, died in June of 1857. Interment was at Bellefontaine Cemetery.

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MARTINEZ, Nettie
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Nettie Flores Martinez, 78, died September 3, 2011. She was born December 25, 1932 in Kansas City, MO to Estaban and Mary Barajas Flores. She was a member of St. Mark Parish, and enjoyed cooking and shopping. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Jose Martinez; her children, Suzanne Higbee (Joe), Alfonso Martinez (Jill), Gregory Martinez (Megan), and Larry Martinez; a brother, Andy Flores (Judy); 6 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Amelia Flores, Lupe Delgado, and Alice Ermantrout; and two brothers, Jesse Flores and Joe Flores. Services were held at St. Mark Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Passantino Brothers Funeral Home.

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MASSEY, Benjamin
ELWOOD, KANSAS: Benjamin "Bennie" Massey, 80, died March 12, 1981 at a Kansas City, MO hospital. He was born in Oklahoma. He retired from Swift & Co. with 45 years of service, and had been an Elwood resident for 60 years. He attended the First Baptist Church of Elwood, where he served as a Sunday School superintendent for 45 years and church treasurer for 30 years. He was a member of the Senior Citizens Group and the Community Club. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Massey; three sons, Simeon Massey of Elwood, and Richard Massey and Steve Massey, both of St. Joseph, MO; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Elwood. Interment was at Bellemont Cemetery in Wathena, KS by Bullock Family Funeral Home.

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MASSIE, Norma
FREMONT, MISSOURI: Norma Iris Massie, 92, died November 9, 2010 at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born December 21, 1917 in Fremont to Everett and Nora Bell Smith. She was a member of Fremont Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, canning, reading, shopping, and visiting friends. She is survived by a son, Anson Paul Massie (Nenette) of Half Moon Bay, CA; her best friend and neighbor, Lucille West of Fremont; and many other friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anson Walter Massie. Services were held at Fremont Baptist Church. Burial was at Green Mountain-Evaline Cemetery under the direction of McSpadden Funeral Home.

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MATTHEWS, Edna
BOLIVAR, MISSOURI: Edna Faye Mann Matthews died December 4, 2005 at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. She was born January 18, 1928 in Dunnegan, MO to Harry Faye Mann and Mary Edna Campbell Mann. Survivors include two sons, Keith of Richmond, and Glenn of Kansas City; a daughter, Leta Gass (Charles) of Bolivar; a sister, Daisy Lane of Fair Play; an uncle, Willis E. Mann of Concord, NC; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends, including Elaine Bouling of Bolivar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer; a son, Dwight; her parents; and two brothers. Services were held at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Interment of ashes was at Crestview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Butler Funeral Home.

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MATTHEWS, Jovona
FREDERICKTOWN, MISSOURI: Jovona Jean Matthews, 79, died March 27, 2007 at Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Home in Fredericktown. She was born May 16, 1927 in Elvins, MO to Archie B. and Ida B. Davis Smith. She attended Bethel United Baptist Church, and enjoyed riding the church bus to services. Survivors include two daughters, Becky Whitener and Sue Curtman, both of Fredericktown; a son, Larry M. Matthews of Fredericktown; a sister, Betty Will of Farmington; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Milton Matthews; her parents; a sister, Madgie Smith; and two brothers, Delbert and Dallas Smith. Interment was at Marcus Memorial Park Cemetery in Fredericktown under the direction of Follis and Sons Funeral Home.

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MAUK, Connie
NEW MADRID, MISSOURI: Connie Sue Mauk, 68, died March 9, 2009, at her home. She was born July 6, 1940 in Marston to the late Wallace and Nellie Adams. She was a bookkeeper, and attended the New Madrid Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, James Mauk; a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Mark Winters of Lavinia, TN; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by a brother, George L. Adams. Interment was at Mounds Park Cemetery under the direction of Richards Funeral Home.

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MAUZEY, Basil
PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI: Basil F. Mauzey, 28, died June 24, 1939 at his residence. He was born January 24, 1911. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Minnie Mauzey; a brother, Durward Mauzey; and five sisters, Mrs. C.W. Reed, Mrs. R.J. Von Felden, Mrs. F.H. Cooper, Mrs. Claude Gwinn, and Mrs. E.G. Boyd. He was preceded in death by his father, William T. Mauzey. Services were held at the Baptist Church at Camden Point. Interment was at the Camden Point Masonic Cemetery.

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MAXWELL, Victoria
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Victoria Maxwell, 89, died March 29, 1949 at her residence. She was born December 19, 1859. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist. She had lived in St. Joseph for nearly 60 years. Survivors include a son, Clarence Maxwell, with whom she lived; two stepsons, Edward Maxwell and Evans Maxwell; four stepdaughters, Myrtle I. Maxwell, Mrs. C.S. Copper, Mrs. Pearl Eastbourne, and Mrs. S.S. Sanger; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William D. Maxwell. Interment was at Mount Mora Cemetery under the direction of Heaton Bowman Funeral Home.

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MAYBERRY, Paul
FREDERICKTOWN, MISSOURI: Paul Verlin Mayberry, 71, died May 29, 1998. He was born January 2, 1927 in Winona MO to Benjamin Brady Mayberry and Hattie Mabel Barnes. He is survived by his wife, Iannes Mayberry; two daughters, Pamela Jean Pizzaro of Park Hills, and Anita Faye Campbell Seybold of Severn, MD; three sons, David Lee Mayberry of Fredericktown, and Dennis Paul and Paul Eugene Mayberry of Bismarck; and a brother, Darrell Dexter Matberry of Farmington. He was preceded in death by his parents; seven brothers; two sisters; and a grandchild. Interment was at Marcus Cemetery.

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MAYES, James
LINN CREEK, MISSOURI: James "Jake" Mayes, 78, died June 14, 2004. He was born January 26, 1926 in Marion. He was a veteran of World War II, and attended Hope Lutheran Church in Osage Beach. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Mayes; and a daughter, Nancy Koski of Las Vegas. Entombment was in the Veterans' Wall section of Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Osage Beach. Arrangements were handled by Hedges Funeral Home.

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MAYFIELD, Donald
PATTON, MISSOURI: Donald Kent Mayfield, 16, died September 16, 1959. He was born August 3, 1943 in Sedgewickville to Carl and Truly Seabaught Mayfield. He was a junior at Patton High School, and was a member of the Sedgewickville Methodist Church. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Billy Gene Mayfield; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Seabaugh; and a grandmother, Mrs. W.D. Mayfield. Services were held at the Sedgewickville Methodist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by McComb Funeral Home.

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McANELLY, Stephanie
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Stephanie C. McAnelly, 100, passed away March 1, 2010. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by Hornbeak Funeral Chapel of Fulton, KY.

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McCABE, Dollie
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Dollie Hopper McCabe, 79, died February 12, 1970 at the Normandy Osteopathic Hospital. She was born December 19, 1890 to Charles and Anna Conley Hopper. She attended Memorial Baptist Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Hinshaw; a son, Walter McCabe; three brothers, Charles D. Hopper, L.T. Hopper, and R.A. Hopper; three sisters, Mrs. HP. Waite, Mrs. Eva Dyer, and Mrs. Helen Garrett; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett V. McCabe. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Memorial Funeral Home.

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McCAIN, Louise
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Louise McCain, 91, died April 13, 2008. She was born February 18, 1917 to William and Bertha Farrow Meyer. She formerly worked at the hosiery mill in Jackson, and attended New Bethel Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jerry Sides of Medina, TN; a sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Henry Davis of Jackson; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. McCain; four sisters; and a brother. Interment was at New Bethel Cemetery under the direction of McCombs Funeral Home.

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McCORD, Etsuko
NEWBURG, MISSOURI: Etsuko McCord, 86, died April 21, 2011 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. Survivors include six children, John Batchler (Jennifer) of Dixon, James Batchler of St Robert, David Batchler (Patricia) of Plato, Janet Potts (Arlan) of Houston, TX, and Georgie Trotter (Lewis) and Edijon Saxton (Leon, Jr.), all of Newburg; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Fort Leonard Wood Post Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory.

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McCUBBIN, Troy
MONETT, MISSOURI: Troy Winford McCubbin, 91, died October 6, 2003 at his residence. He was born February 13, 1912 in Leann to Frank and Rosie Eastman McCubbin. He retired from Wells Aluminum, and was a member of Waldensian Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Margaret Reynaud McCubbin; a son, Gaylen McCubbin of Monett; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Patton. Interment was at Waldensian Cemetery by Buchanan Funeral Home.

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McCUMBER, Margaret
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: Margaret McCumber, 95, died January 2, 2011 at McCune Brooks Regional Hospital. She was born November 7, 1915 in Carterville, MO to Charles Lyons and Clara Swingle Lyons. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Frank Greathouse of Carthage; a brother; three sisters; 2 grandsons; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-granddaughters; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Frank McCumber. Interment was at Park Cemetery with arrangements by Ulmer Funeral Home.

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McDANIEL, Albert
REPUBLIC, MISSOURI: Albert McDaniel, 90, died October 17, 2005 at Christian Health Care in Republic. He was born November 15, 1914 in Lawrence County, MO to James Calvin and Lola Bell McDaniel. He was a farmer and carpenter, and also a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Republic. Survivors include two sisters, Bernice McDaniel of Monett and Grace Ward (Edwin) of Republic; and a niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, E. Ermal McDaniel; and a brother, Claude McDaniel. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Interment was at Rock Prairie Cemetery by Meadors Funeral Home.

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McDANNOLD, Louisa
PIKE COUNTY, MISSOURI: Louisa McDannold died June 27, 1847. She was born October 15, 1811. She was survived by her husband, Newton McDannold. Burial was at McDannold Cemetery.

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McGUIRE, David
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: David W. McGuire, 31, died September 8, 1945 at an Army hospital in Pasadena, CA. He was born in Chicago, and had lived in St. Joseph since 1931. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. Before military service, he had worked for the St. Joseph Light and Power Company. He was a member of St. Joseph's Cathedral and the Knights of Columbus, and enjoyed bowling and softball. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McGuire; two sisters, Lillian McGuire and Mrs. Joseph Connors; and two brothers, J.J. McGuire, Jr. and Robert McGuire.

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McHENRY, Bessie
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Bessie Lee McHenry, 95, died March 13, 2011. She was born June 10, 1915 in Hornersville, MO to Joe and Addie Sanford. She retired from St. Luke's Hospital. She was a member of Southview Baptist Church. Survivors include 6 children; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Stanley; a daughter; her parents; and several siblings. Interment was at Floral Hills Cemetery by D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home.

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McINTIRE, Bessie
BUTLER, MISSOURI: Bessie McIntire, 92, died August 16, 2006 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. Survivors include a daughter, Janie Morrow (Lonnie) of Butler; three sons, Joe McIntire (Janet) of Nevada, and Jerry McIntire (Debbie) and Jim McIntire (Terry), all of Rich Hill; a sister, Ruth Ragan of Hume; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Green Lawn Cemetery in Rich Hill under the direction of Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel.

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McKEEN, Pearl
FESTUS, MISSOURI: Pearl A. Valek McKeen, 72, died September 6, 2007 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. She was born April 17, 1935 in Richwoods, MO to Joseph and Gladys Pinson Valek. She attended the Festus Church of Christ, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include two daughters, Roxanna House and Tina Marie (Herbert) Smith; a son, James (Beverly) McKeen; a sister, Naomi (John) Reynolds; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene McKeen; a son, Larry McKeen; her parents; a sister, Norma Baker; and two brothers, Joseph Valek and Theodore Valek. Interment was at the Hillsboro City Cemetery with arrangements by Mahn Twin City Chapel.

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McNARY, Louvenia
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Louvenia McNary, 49, died March 24, 1960 at Homer Phillips Hospital. She was born March 24, 1910 in Newton, MS to King Basking and Eliza Adkins. She was a caterer. Interment was at St. Peter's Cemetery under the direction of undertaker Charles J. Gates.

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McPHERSON, George
FULTON, MISSOURI: George L. McPherson, 73, died March 14, 1981 at a hospital in Columbia, MO. Survivors include a daughter, Melinda Irick of St. Joseph, MO; a sister, Margaret Dubocq of Findlay, OH; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Fulton under the direction of Browning-Debo Funeral Home.

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McWILLIAMS, Norma
SHELBINA, MISSOURI: Norma McWilliams, 67, died December 7, 1997. She was born March 5, 1930 to Austin and Thaisa Kinkade Waters. She graduated from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, and taught in Shelby County R-IV Schools for 16 years. She was a member of the Shelbina Library Board and the Retired Teachers' Association. She attended the First Baptist Church of Shelbina, and was a Sunday School teacher. She is survived by her husband, William "Bill" McWilliams; four sons, James McWilliams of Kansas City, Steve McWilliams of Denver, Philip McWilliams of Lawrence, KS, and Scott McWilliams of Parkville; 5 grandchildren; a brother, Robert Waters of Gallatin; and two sisters, Lelia Rose Hartpence of Gallatin and Maxine Kilburn of Trenton. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Shelbina. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery by Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home.

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MEAD, Mary Anna
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Mary Anna Hodge Mead, 87, died July 22, 2008. She was born April 14, 1921 in Branson to Alfred and Isabella Firman Hodge. She worked for several years at the Branson Garment Factory as a seamstress. Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Hodge-Larimore and husband Larry of Palatine, IL; four brothers, Leo Hodge of Springfield, John Hodge of Eugene, OR, Lewis Hodge of Ozark, and Troy Hodge of Maynard, AR; two sisters, Ellen Rose and Lila Rogers; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Mead; her parents; and two brothers, Homer and James Hodge. Interment was at Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery in Branson under the direction of Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home.

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MEDLOCK, Jewel
ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI: Jewel Medlock, 93, died December 3, 2004 at Delmar Gardens North Nursing Home in St. Louis. He was born July 21, 1911 in Maynard, AR. He was the father of Gerladine (Donald) Smith and Delia "Polly" (Autry) Griffin, and was survived by 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Thelma Medlock; and 2 grandchildren, Michael Pond and Jimmie Lynn Smith. Burial was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

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MEDLOCK, Thelma
ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI: Thelma E. Medlock died October 9, 2003 at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County. She was born May 27, 1916 in Randolph County, AR to the late Rex and Delia Smith Johnson. She was a former resident of Corning, AR. She was the mother of Geraldine Smith and Delia "Polly" Griffin, and had 3 surviving grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Jewell Medlock; and a grandchild, Jimmie Lynn Smith. Services were held in St. Ann, MO. Burial was at Mount Lebanon Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home.

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MERIDETH, Dorothy
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Dorothy C. Merideth, 83, died December 10, 2001. She was born July 12, 1918 in Kennett, MO to Martin and Alvina Bles Menz. She was active with the foster grandparenting program for 16 years, and attended North Acres General Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Karen Wade of Cape Girardeau, JoAnne Hardin of Kewanee, and Katy Howell and Jeris Goetz, both of Sikeston; five sons, Don Merideth of Dexter, Kenneth Merideth of Essex, and Carl, Ira, and Dale Merideth, all of Sikeston; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Owen Merideth; a daughter; a son; three sisters; two brothers; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.

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MEUTH, Verna
WELLSVILLE, MISSOURI: Verna Kathryn Meuth, 85, died February 17, 2008 in Wellsville. She was born October 30, 1922 in Lincoln County, MO to Jesse and Stella F. Tucker Meuth. She was a former resident of Olney, MO and Bellflower, MO. She enjoyed flower gardening, dogs, and watching television. She is survived by her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at the Bellflower Cemetery under the direction of Schlanker Funeral Home.

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MICALLEF, Zula
CUBA, MISSOURI: Zula F. Micallef, 84, died March 23, 2009 in Cuba, MO. She was born July 4, 1924 in Delhi, MO to Jacob and Minnie West Ware. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and cooking. Survivors include her husband, Robert Micallef; a daughter, Debra (Jim) Gilliam; a son, David (Janice) Honea; three sisters, Viva Fann, Bonnie Ware, and Maxine Branson; a brother, Chester (Margaret) Ware; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Honea; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James E. Honea, Jr.; a son, Jimmie Honea; her parents; three brothers, Estel "Bud", Herman and George Ware; and four sisters, Martha Hopwood, Mabel Williams, and Katherine and Lorene Ware. Interment was at the Bourbon Cemetery under the direction of Britton Funeral Home.

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MIDDAUGH, Mildred
HARRISONVILLE, MISSOURI: Mildred Eula Middaugh, 82, died October 30, 2006. She was born April 25, 1924 to Clarence "C.B." and Anna Payne Wright. She worked in the men's clothing department at the Belton Wal-Mart, and attended Antioch Southern Baptist Church. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and enjoyed crossword puzzles. Survivors include two sons, Tom Middaugh (Judy) of Tulsa, OK, and Tim Middaugh of Peculiar; a sister, Peggy Sue Jamison of Wellsville, KS; two brothers, Calvin Wright (Mev) of Independence, and Edgar Lee Wright (Dixie) of Garden City; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin B. Middaugh; her parents; four sisters, Betty York, Patsy Kinney, Winnie Hart, and Pauline Shippy; and two brothers, Robert Wright and Bill Wright. Interment was at Orient Cemetery with arrangements by Atkinson Funeral Home.

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MIKESELL, Beverly
WEBB CITY, MISSOURI: Beverly J. Mikesell, 71, died December 12, 2009 in Webb City. She was born May 6, 1938 in Billings, MT. She was a dietician at Webb City Health and Rehab. She is survived by a daughter, Carla Roberts of Texas; and two sons, Richard Guster of Webb City, and Randy Guster of Kansas City, MO. Cremation arrangements were handled by Simpson Funeral Home.

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MILES, Lee
VIBURNUM, MISSOURI: Lee Wallace Miles, 69, died February 9, 2009. He was born November 18, 1939 in St. Louis, MO to William and Lyttia Regina Jordan Miles. He formerly worked as an auto mechanic in St. Louis. He was retired, and was a member of the NRA. Survivors include his companion, Sharon Harris; a daughter, Lisa Schmitt (Ron) of St. Charles; a son, Vince Miles (Cindy) of St. Charles; two sisters, Anita Simpson (Jim) of Salem, and Marilyn Gilbert of Dittmer; two brothers, Tom Miles (Sharon) of Viburnum, and Jim Miles (Judy) of St. Peters; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Arrangements were handled by Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.

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MILHAM, Lloyd
HARRISONVILLE, MISSOURI: Lloyd E. Milham, 67, died September 15, 1991 at a Harrisonville nursing home. He was born November 17, 1923 in Wyalusing, WI to Walter E. and Elva Maria Hill Milham. He was a former longtime resident of Lawrence, KS, and was a retired technician for Bird TV with 29 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a Mason and a member of the VFW, the American Legion, and the Kansas Electronic Association. He was a volunteer driver for the Douglas County Council on Aging. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Bodenheimer Milham; a daughter, Donna Henson of Peculiar, MO; two sisters, Sadie Bailey of Mount Hope, WI and Irene Waterhouse of Chicago; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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MILLER, Charles V.
SCOTT CITY, MISSOURI: Charles Virgil Miller, 90, died December 24, 2003 at the Missouri Veterans' Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born January 6, 1913 in Anna, IL to Eugene and Anna Ingraham Miller. He was a retired tow boat deckhand and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Kelso and the VFW. There are no known surviving relatives. He was predeceased by his wife, Anna Rovina Halter Miller. Services were held at St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Augustine's Cemetery in Kelso with arrangements by Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.

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MILLER, Melkery
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Melkery Miller, 92, died July 24, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Malden. She was born September 21, 1915 in Cotton Plant, AR to Ben Lasley and Mandy White. She retired from the housekeeping department at Doctors Hospital in Poplar Bluff, and was a former member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where she had been involved with mission work. She enjoyed singing, quilting, needlepoint and cooking. Survivors include her nieces and nephews, and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Miller; her parents; three brothers, Thomas Lasley, Joseph Lasley and Aaron Ore; three sisters, Ophelia Porter, Nellie Mae Jackson and Mary Lou Fields; and a nephew, Roy Fields. Interment was at the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery by Cotrell Funeral Service.

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MILLER, Susan
COMMERCE, MISSOURI: Susan Isabel Miller, 89, died January 16, 1948. She was born April 3, 1858 to Mr. and Mrs. David Spradlin. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Kate Romine of Illmo and Mrs. Leo Kerley of Commerce; four sons, George Miller of Illmo, and Lee Miller, Jesse Miller and H.D. Miller, all of Commerce; two brothers, including Jess Spradlin of Fornfelt; five sisters, Mrs. Lee Smith and Mrs. Wash Davenport, both of Commerce, and Mrs. Bert Sharp, Mrs. Elza Gibson, and Mrs. Will Turner, all of Fornfelt; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Lightner Cemetery in Illmo with arrangements by Bisplinghoff Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Uriel
FAYETTE, MISSOURI: Urial Sebree Miller, 60, died July 14, 1954. He was born October 27, 1893 to James and Emma Ann Tippett Miller. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Eliza Earickson Miller. Burial was at the Fayette City Cemetery with arrangements by Ralph A. Carr Funeral Home.

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MINCY, Nellie
MARYVILLE, MISSOURI: Nellie Margaret Mincy, 82, died October 27, 2007 in Grant City, MO. She was born April 29, 1925 in Decatur, IA to Clyde and Evelyn Allpress Reiss. She was a retired machine operator at Lloyd Chain Manufacturing, and attended Laura Street Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Larry C. Mincy (Carol) of Maryville, and Lee R. Mincy (Pat) of Grant City; a sister, Shirley Warner of Apache Junction, AZ; two brothers, Bud Reiss and Jack Reiss, both of Independence, MO; 6 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Mincy; a daughter, Patricia Alene Mincy; her parents; her stepmother, Alene Grace Reiss; three brothers, Wayne, Bob, and Clyde Reiss; and three grandchildren, Scott Joel Mincy, Carrie Sue Mincy, and Tasha Nicole Mincy. Inurnment was at Nodaway Memorial Gardens under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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MING, Robert
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Robert E. Lee Ming, 18, died March 2, 1871. He was the son of James Ming. Interment was at "the family burying ground".

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MITCHELL, Frederick W., Jr.
DEERFIELD, MISSOURI: Frederick Wayne Mitchell, Jr., 45, died November 22, 2006 at his farm near Deerfield, MO. He was born October 19, 1961 in Fort Scott, KS to Frederick Wayne Mitchell, Sr. and Wilma Nadine Johnson Mitchell. He had farmed with his father, and moved to Nevada, MO following his father's passing. He enjoyed driving, farm auctions, and sale barns. He is survived by two uncles, Roland Hughes of Independence, and Bill Johnson (Virginia) of Deerfield; and his cousins, Phyllis Spainhoward, Maxine Pole, Claribel Kerrick, Sharon Goding, Donna Simpson, Bill Smith, Carol Henson, Kelly Hughes, and Kenneth, Phil, Roger, Gene, Billy Joe, Melvin and Russell Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by an uncle, Bobby Mitchell. Interment was at the Deerfield Cemetery by Ferry Funeral Home.

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MITTEN, Aura
SAINT CHARLES, MISSOURI: Aura W. Mitten died October 28, 2004. He was born November 29, 1930. He worked for the Kroger Company, and at Community Care Centers, Inc. He was a 50-year member of the Loyal Order of the Moose. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Rachel Mitten; five children, Philip Mitten, Elizabeth (Dr. Mark) Levinson, Joyce (Jerry) Presser, Phyllis Jean Mahady, and Mary Luetkenhaus; a sister, Anna Grace Dayton (Larry); 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Saint Charles Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Baue Funeral Home.

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MITTS, Ida
LAMAR, MISSOURI: Ida Vera Mitts, 82, died November 16, 2008 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. She was born September 14, 1926 in Gross, KS to George and Grace Lanning Burdick. She and her husband owned Mitts Cab Company, and she had also worked at Alexander's Department Store and a poultry plant. She formerly lived in Nevada and Carthage. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Bonnie Hobson, and Georgia and George Carr, all of Lamar; a stepson, Steve (Elaine) Mitts of Milo; a sister, Jane Hughes of Carthage; 5 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie F. Mitts; two sisters, Mary Reisinger and Angie Wirts; a brother, Phillip Burdick; a son-in-law, Kenneth Hobson; and two grandsons. Interment was at Memory Gardens Cemetery by Daniel Funeral Home.

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MOECK, Herbert
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Herbert C. Moeck, 85, died May 18, 1970 in St. Joseph. He was born in Leona, KS to John and Mary Islaub Moeck. He was unmarried. Survivors include two sisters, Edna R. Moeck and Helen Luchsinger; a nephew; and 3 nieces. He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosa M. Moeck. Interement was at Ashland Cemetery by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Mortuary.

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MOIST, Evelyn
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Evelyn Carolyn Moist, 100, died April 2, 2010. She was born October 28, 1909 to Frederic and Elizabeth Anghouse. She was a charter member of the Twin Oaks Country Club, and also a member of the Living Arts Group of SMMA. She attended First and Calvary Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne Robinson (Dee) of Springfield; a son, Dr. Richard R. Moist (Cara) of Springfield; a sister, Dorothy Whisler of Alton, IL; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Richard E. Moist; a brother, George Anghouse; and her parents. Interment was at Maple Park Cemetery by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

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MONEY, James
RANDOLPH COUNTY, MISSOURI: James Money, 20, died March 13, 1884. He was an unmarried coal miner from Scotland.

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MOORE, Dorothy
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Dorothy Terry Moore died January 31, 2009. She was born May 12, 1924 in Mason, TN to the late Columbus Terry, Sr. and Beatrice Johnson Terry. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, George Moore, Sr.; a son, Jerry Moore; a brother, Columbus Terry, Jr. of Memphis, TN; and a sister, Martha Massie (John) of San Diego, CA. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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MOORE, Marcus
GATEWOOD, MISSOURI: Marcus William Moore, 97, died April 11, 2008 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, AR. He was born July 10, 1910 in Howell, MI to Shubal H. Moore and Francis E. Ellsworth. He is survived by a sister, Doris Thomser of Howell, MI. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie June Done Moore; his parents; and three brothers, Neail, Willford, Clark, and Claten Moore. Services were held at Liberty Freewill Church. Arrangements were handled by Edwards Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Mildred
PUXICO, MISSOURI: Mildred Marie Moore, 88, died July 25, 2009. She was born September 27, 1920 to the late John Elva and Louisa Burlison Cookson. She and her husband owned Moore's Bait Shop, and she served as postmaster of the Mingo Post Office. She attended Pleasant Valley Church. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Garey and Cheryl Faries, and Gerland Moore, both of Puxico; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchilden; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carmon Moore; a son, Dwayne Moore; two sisters, Evelyn King and Arushia Lynch; and a brother, John Cookson. Interment was at Puxico Cemetery with arrangements by Watkins and Sons Funeral Service.

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MORALES, Leon
PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI: Leon Morales, 68, died August 4, 2011 at his residence. He was born October 22, 1942 in Kansas City, MO to Jeronimo and Zenaida Lopez Morales. He was a retired inspector for TWA and American Airlines with 37 years of service, and was a union member. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves, and a member of the Platte City Lions Club. He volunteered with the Platte County Fair, and enjoyed classic cars. Survivors include a son, Jeff Morales; two sisters, Sadie Espinoza of Kansas City, KS, and Mary Jaime of Kansas City, MO; four brothers, Joe Morales of Omaha, NE, Marciano Morales (Martha) of Lubbock, TX, and Jerry (Virginia) Morales and George Morales, all of Kansas City, MO; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Jean Turner Morales; his parents; four sisters, Lucy Garcia, Ernestine Morales, Anne Cooper, and Conception Hornaday; and two brothers, Sam and Frank Quinonez. Services were held at the Platte City Christian Church. Interment with military honors was at the Platte City Cemetery by Rollins Funeral Home.

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MORFF, Bernard
ST. THOMAS, MISSOURI: Bernard Henry "Barney" Morff, 87, died December 24, 2008 at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born August 2, 1921 in Henley to John and Theresa Loethen Morff. He retired from McKay Buick after 30 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, where he served as a fireman on the USS Sheldrake. He attended St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion, the VFW, and the St. Thomas Over 50 Club. He is survived by three sons, Alfred Morff (Cheryl) of Jefferson City, Daniel Morff (Kitty) of Centertown, and Michael Morff (Diana) of San Antonio, TX; three sisters, Marie Holtmeyer of St. Elizabeth, Emma Schulte of Marys Home, and Laverne Berendzen of Henley; a sister-in-law, Regina Morff; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three wives, Martina Lueckenhoff Morff, Dolores Nilges Wansing Morff, and Nadine Shahan Morff; a daughter, Jane Groene; his parents; two sisters, Arlene Hudak and Sally Biffle; and three brothers, Felix, Lawrence, and Victor Morff. Services were held at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at St. Thomas Cemetery with arrangements by Rekus Funeral Home.

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MORGENTHALER, Irl
PARIS, MISSOURI: Irl Roland Mogenthaler, 83, died August 6, 2000 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1917 in St. Louis to William and Octavia Jamison Morgenthaler. He was a retired railroad worker with 27 years of service, and was also an electrician and maintenance engineer for Family and Children's Service in St. Louis. He moved to the Paris area in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Ruth M. Burch Morgenthaler; four children, Irl R. Morgenthaler II, Judith L. Meyer, William W. Morgenthaler, and James I. Morgenthaler; a sister, Dorothea Collings of Reno, NV; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Alvin Morgenthaler. His body was donated to scientific research. Arrangements were handled by Agnew Funeral Home.

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MORSE, Millie
NOEL, MISSOURI: Millie G. Morse, 75, died July 25, 2005. She was born December 30, 1929 in Lewistown, PA to Russell H. and Ada M. Shildt Druckemiller. She enjoyed cooking and shopping. She is survived by two sons, James Morse, Jr. (Stella) and Russell Morse, all of Noel; a daughter, Mary Lou Porter (Johnnie) of Decatur, AR; a stepdaughter, Jeanie Clapper (Don) of Monett; a stepson, Jimmie Lee Morse (Dolly) of Exeter; several siblings; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Morse; her parents; a stepson, Paul Morse; and a grandson, Josh Morse. Arrangements were handled by Ozark Funeral Home.

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MOXEY, Bonnie
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Bonnie Geraldine Moxey, 73, died December 22, 2001 at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born January 1, 1928 in St. Louis to the late Floyd E. and Clara Jane Laney Patton. She held a master's degree in education from Texas Women's University. She had taught at the home economics department of Southeast Missouri State University, and was a member of the Cape County Professional Home Economists. She attended the First Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau, where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the WMU. She is survived by her husband, Ken Moxey; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle and Ken Reeves of Ironton, and Bonnie and Bob White of Cape Girardeau; a son and daughter-in-law, Ernie and Lisa Moxey of Sikeston; a sister, Marlene Brammeier of Oakdale; a brother, Keith Patton of Oakdale, IL; and 4 grandchildren. Burial was at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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MUDD, Lillian
ELSBERRY, MISSOURI: Lillian Louise Mudd, 86, died August 29, 2009. She was born June 5, 1923 to William Perry and Lois Miche Tinsley. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Herman Mudd; four children, Carol Elrod (Chuck) of Warrenton, David Mudd (Laurie) of Monroe City, Sue Latham (Mick) of Winfield, and Donna Boedeker of Troy; two sisters, Mary "Tea" Hyde of Gillette, WY, and Olive "Pokey" Ross (Joe) of Bowling Green; 9 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Rebecca Barnes and Eileen Luebrecht; and an infant brother. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Inurnment was at Elsberry City Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home.

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MUDD, Virginia
SILEX, MISSOURI: Virginia Mudd, 88, died February 10, 2011. She was born August 23, 1922 to Joseph R. and Marie M. Puchta Shramek. She was born and raised in the Turkey Creek area, and was a lifelong Lincoln County resident. She and her husband were farmers. She attended St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. She is survived by a sister, JoAnn Anderson of Troy; two sisters-in-law, Emma Shramek of Hawk Point, and Carolyn Shramek of Middletown; and her nieces and nephews, including her caretakers, Don and Debbie Mudd. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Charles "Jake" Mudd; her parents; two brothers, Raymond Shramek and Joe Shramek; a sister, Rose Marie Holt; and a nephew, Keith Shramek. Services were held at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Alphonsus Cemetery under the direction of Mudd-Veach Funeral Home.

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MURPHY, Gus C., Jr.
NEW MADRID, MISSOURI: Gus C. Murphy, Jr., 77, died January 4, 2009 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born January 12, 1931 in New Madrid to the late Gus Murphy, Sr. and Ercie Taber Murphy. He was a retired iron worker with the St. Louis local union, and had also worked as a commercial fisherman. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Clara Clark Murphy; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Rocky Nelson; a son, Anthony Murphy; a sister and brother-in-law, Lila and Jackie Tanner; two brothers, Joseph Murphy and Mike Murphy; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Murphy; three daughters, Lynette Murphy Stroud, Amy Murphy, and Patricia Annette Murphy; and a sister, Anna Louise Murphy. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Richards Funeral Home.

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MUSSER, William
WEATHERBY, MISSOURI: William O. Musser, 62, died July 3, 1981. He was born in Kansas City, MO. He was a retired U.S. Air Force major, and attended the Weatherby Methodist Church. He was involved in Masonic activities, and was in the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, the DeKalb County Historical Society, the National Advisory Board of the American Security Council, the Republican National Committee, and the 40-Plus-8 Boxcar Association. Survivors include his mother, Juanita Musser of Weatherby; a brother, Roy D. Musser of Weatherby; and a niece. Interment was at Riggs (Walnut Grove) Cemetery by Bram Funeral Home.

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MYERS, Margaret
HUGO, MISSOURI: Margaret "Maggie" Sandage Myers died January 3, 1938. She was born March 29, 1854 to Jesse and Elizabeth Sandage. Burial was at Hugo Cemetery.

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MYLER, Alvena Faye
CARROLLTON, MISSOURI: Alvena Faye Myler, 85, died December 18, 2007 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. She was born January 18, 1922 in Carrollton, MO to William Lewis and Mary E. Williams Lightfoot. She was married to Carr W. Lane, and later to William J. Myler, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Gibson Funeral Home.

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MYLES, Edward, Sr.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Edward Myles, Sr. died October 31, 2008 at Cochran Veteran Hospital. He was born September 24, 1945 in St. Louis to Alberta and Preston Myles. He was a chef in several St. Louis area restaurants, and was fluent in Vietnamese and Korean. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served three tours of duty in Vietnam. He enjoyed international travel and cooking ethnic cuisine. He was a member of the VFW. He is survived by two sons, Edward Myles, Jr. and Jonathan Lopes; four daughters, Dominique Myles, Alberta Myles, Nikkie Purvis (Joseph), and Annie Myles; a sister, Delores D. Myles Mills (Donald); 2 nephews; 3 nieces, including his caregiver, Rita Jackson; 5 grandchildren; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George Henderson; and two sisters, Ora Spates and Ester Vardiman. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Wade Funeral Home.

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NEALE, Inez
PINEVILLE, MISSOURI: Inez Neale, 60, died August 19, 2005. She was born April 1, 1945 to Noble and Erie Kirkpatrick Grubbs. She enjoyed sewing, flowers, baseball, and antique cars, including her 1955 Crown Victoria. She attended the First Baptist Church of Pineville. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Floyd L. Neale; three sons, Tony Neale (Kim), Todd Neale (Brenda), and Tim Neale, all of Pineville; a sister, Wanda McKinney of Berryville, AR; a brother, James Grubbs (Sue) of Carl Junction; 7 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a great-grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Carroll Grubbs and Conrad Grubbs; and her parents. Interment was at Pineville Cemetery by Walker-Dowd Funeral Home.

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NESSER, Robert
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Robert Nesser, 56, died November 25, 2008 in St. Louis. He was born July 21, 1952 in St. Louis to John and Alma Davis Nesser. He worked at the Missouri School for the Blind for 15 years, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He is survived by two sons, Jeremie Nesser of Barnhart, and Joshua Nesser of St. Louis; two brothers, Norman (Beverly) Nesser and John (Judy) Nesser; 3 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Jacqueline "Jackie" Stark. Interment with military honors was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

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NEWMAN, Kenneth
GOODMAN, MISSOURI: Kenneth James Newman, 75, died March 30, 2011 at his residence. He was born November 1, 1935 in Joplin to the late Kenneth K. Newman and Vera Turner Newman. He was a troubleshooter for General Electric, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Carol Butchart Newman; two daughters, Kennie Marie King of Texas, and Bobbie Jean Brothers of Alpine, CA; a son, Douglas Paul Newman of Aurora; two brothers, Phillip Newman of Joplin, and Lee Newman of Scammon, KS; two sisters, Gay L. Newman of Joplin, and Marian Woolsey of Oronogo; his stepmother, Mary L. Newman of Joplin; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother. Cremation arrangements were handled by Parker Mortuary.

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NICAS, Athena
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Athena Nicas, 47, died July 13, 1936. She was born in Greece on December 22, 1888. She was survived by her husband, Peter Nicas. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery with arrangements by undertaker Peter B. Lapetina.

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NICELY, Sybil
BOURBON, MISSOURI: Sybil Humphrey Nicely, 84, died September 11, 2001 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. She was born August 29, 1917 in Dyersburg, TN to Virgil Humphrey and Pearl Ethridge Humphrey. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Michael Lawrey (Cecelia); two sisters, Edna Wright and Mae Dye; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandson; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Nicely; a daughter, Ernestine Lawrey; her parents; and a sister, Ernestine Headrick. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Crossroads Cemetery in Leasburg with arrangements by Britton Funeral Home.

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NOISWORTHY, Harold
FLORISSANT, MISSOURI: Harold D. Noisworthy, 78, died July 21, 2009 at the DePaul Health Center at Bridgeton. He was born September 24, 1931 in Wyatt, MO to the late Ralph and Mary Clara Vowels Noisworthy. He was a former resident of Charleston, MO. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Mae McDermott Noisworthy; two daughters, Jaudon Marie Vance and Kathy Jean Peiffer; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Noisworthy Whistle. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston by McMikle Funeral Home.

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NORMAN, Betty
EXETER, MISSOURI: Betty Marie Norman, 65, died October 30, 2005 at her residence. She was born January 8, 1940 in Wheaton, MO to Albert Wendell and Ruby Irene Henderson Norman. She was a linen department manager at a store in Bella Vista, AR, and had also managed a restaurant in Decatur, AR. She enjoyed embroidery, sewing and baking. She is survived by a granddaughter she raised from birth, Tacha M. Palmgran of Ash Grove; a brother, Jerry D. Norman of Garfield, AR; two sisters, Carolyn Norman of Stella, and Nancy Rosentreter of Wheaton; an uncle, Leon Henderson of Seligman; 3 additional grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Chitwood Cemetery in Wheaton by McQueen Funeral Home.

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O'CONNELL, Monsignor James P.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Monsignor James P. O'Connell, 91, died December 24, 2008 at Mother of Good Counsel Home. He was born in St. Louis on September 19, 1917 to James and Katherine Leary O'Connell. He was a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of St. Louis for 55 years, having served as parish priest at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Christ the King Catholic Church, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, and Ss. Mary and Joseph Catholic Church. He also served on the Archdiocese Insurance Commission, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by cousins and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Patrick O'Connell; and two sisters, Margaret M. O'Connell and Mary K. O'Connell. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

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OETH, Nadine
ROLLA, MISSOURI: Nadine Rose Oeth, 79, died January 5, 2010. She was born March 20, 1930 to Lee Edward and Anna Poncha Hurt. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was active with the Relief Society. She also served as a den mother. She was a foster parent, and a recipient of the Great American Family of the Year award in 1984. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Gene Oeth; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Lee and Art Balch of Lake of the Ozarks; a stepson, Oliver Oeth of Roethwesten, Germany; two sisters, Mary Wilson (Murvel) of Pittsburg, KS, and Wanda Wilson (Ken) of Ridgeland, SC; two brothers, Rick Hurt (Lillian), and James Hurt (Barbara), all of Pittsburg, KS; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her church family; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Joe Eugene Eyman; her parents; and her stepmother, Hazel Viola Hurt. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rolla. Interment was at Fox Crossing Cemetery with arrangements by Long-Kloeppel Funeral Home.

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O'FARRELL, Bernard
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Bernard O'Farrell died August 11, 1937. He was born February 15, 1890. He was married to Irene Cleve O'Farrell. Burial was at Copenhagen Cemetery.

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O'MALLEY, Sister Rose Ann
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Sr. Rose Ann O'Malley, 73, died November 20, 1952. She was born October 7, 1879 in Kansas City, MO to Andrew and Mary O'Malley. She was a nun at Good Shepherd Convent. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery with arrangements by Arthur J. Donnelly Funeral Parlor.

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O'MARRAH, Lana
MARYVILLE, MISSOURI: Lana Delberta Puckett O'Marrah, 70, died March 12, 2012 at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. She was born November 6, 1941 in Maryville to Millard F. and Jennie D. Mozingo Puckett. She was a certified medical technician at a Lenox, IA nursing home, and was a Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by her children, Greg Stephen of Florida, Sheila Moss of Olympia, WA, Kevin (Shawna) Stephen of Roy, WA, and Cindy Bennett of Bonnie Lake, WA; her siblings, Myrtle Still of Maryville, Millard (Louise) Puckett of Rockaway Beach, Charles (Rena) Puckett of Barnard, Penny (Gary) Emery of Ravenwood, and Danny (Debbie) Puckett of Conception Junction; 12 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Frank Puckett. Cremation arrangements were handled by Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home.

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OSBORN, Jack
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: Jack L. Osborn, 75, died January 16, 2013 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born April 26, 1937 in Cameron, MO to Earl and Doris Rainey Osborn. He worked in the banking industry for over 31 years, and the last 23 were with Third National Bank. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He served on the boards of the Pettis County Selective Service Board, the Sedalia/Pettis County Development Corp., and the Pettis County Crime Stoppers. He was a member of the Sedalia Rotary Club, Sedalia Lodge #236 A.F and A.M., the Sedalia Shrine Club, Smith Cotton High School PTA, Sedalia Council of the Arts, Sacred Heart School Foundation, Sedalia Rod and Gun Club, the Elks Lodge, the Moose Lodge and the Sedalia Country Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Sherri Harrison Osborn; a son, Christopher K. Schott; his mother-in-law, Virginia Harrison; a sister-in-law, Nancy Tempel; a brother-in-law, Terry Harrison; 3 grandchildren; a niece; a nephew; and a cousin, Cheryl Colt. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Sean Jared Lee Osborn, and his father-in-law, Jim L. Harrison. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery by Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home.

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O'SHAUGHNESSY, Paul
NORMANDY, MISSOURI: Paul Joseph O'Shaughnessy, 46, died June 4, 1957 at Barnes Hospital. He was born August 5, 1910 in St. Louis to Thomas E. and Adeline O'Shaughnessy. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Cullen and Kelly Funeral Chapel.

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OUSLEY, Mae
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Mae Lee Ousley, 88, died March 26, 1966. She was a member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church. Survivors include two sons, Hartley R. Ousley and Freeman M. Ousley; 6 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Franklin Ousley. Burial was at Mount Mora Cemetery under the direction of Alexander Mortuary.

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PAISLEY, Eileen
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Eileen M. Paisley, 63, died July 4, 1979 at a local hospital. She was born December 1, 1915 in Cameron. She was a member of the Christian Church. Survivors include her husband, Glen Paisley; her mother, Bessie Roberts; a sister, Mary, Rachford; and a nephew. Interment was at Cameron Memory Gardens under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home.

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PALMER, Etta
WENTWORTH, MISSOURI: Etta Muriel Palmer, 79, died August 9, 1979 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Monett. She was born January 7, 1900 in Joplin. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Aurora. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Charles W. Palmer; two daughters, Mrs. Bonnie Pork of Lee's Summit, and Mrs. Muriel Dykens of Joplin; five sons, Hubert C. Palmer of Cape Girardeau, Charles R. Palmer of Pierce City, William M. Palmer of Fort Worth, TX, and Morris E. Palmer and Jack C. Palmer, both of Wentworth; three half-brothers, Darrell Martin, Charles Martin, and Elmer Martin; 24 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons. Interment was at Schooling Cemetery under the direction of Wilks-Lakin Funeral Home.

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PAPST, Charles J.
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Charles J. Papst, 89, died April 20, 2008. He was born June 6, 1918 in St. Joseph to John and Bertha Papst. He was a retired manager at Katz, Skaggs and Osco stores in Kansas City and Independence, MO, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by a niece, Florence Haefeli; a great-niece, Patricia Haefeli; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Papst; his parents; a sister, Amelia; and two brothers, Elmer and Leonard. Cremation arrangements were handled by Clark-Sampson Funeral Home.

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PAMPERIN George
CARTHAGE, MISSOURI: George P. Pamperin, 94, died March 28, 2009. He was born December 3, 1914. He retired from Safeway after 35 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended St. Ann's Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Order of Foresters, the American Legion, and was a former member of the Rotary Club. He did volunteer work for Habitat For Humanity, Crossline Ministries, and Meals on Wheels. He is survived by three daughters, Georgene Russell of Omaha NE, Pat McGrath (Jim) of Lincoln, NE, Mary McIllece (Rick) of Omaha; a son, Greg Pamperin (Cathy) of Lenexa KS; three sisters, Betty O'Connor of Pulaski, WI, Dorothy Cunard of Oneida, WI, and Rose Suidineski of Sunnyvale, CA; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nathalie Burgoyne Pamperin. Services were held at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Interment was at the Missouri Veterans' Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Knell Mortuary.

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PARCEL, Beulah
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Beulah Bell Parcel, 67, died May 25, 2011 in St. Joseph. She was born July 9, 1943 in Morgantown, WV to Albert and Luvada Croucher. She retired from Heartland Hospital, and was also a nurse technician at the Living Communities. She was a member of Souls Harbor Pentecostal Church. She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Parcel and Robin Parcel, both of St. Joseph; a sister, Alberta (Dave) Nestor of Morgantown, WV; six brothers, James Croucher of Mount Morris, PA, Paul (Sharon) Croucher of Shinnston, WV, Albert Croucher, Ray Croucher, Earnest McIe, and Elmer McIe, all of Morgantown, WV; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Parcel; her parents; and a sister, Miriam Lipscomb. Services were held at Souls Harbor Pentecostal Church. Interment was at the Mount Auburn Cemetery under the direction of Rupp Funeral Home.

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PARNASSOS, Velma
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Velma Marie Parnassos, 78, died December 14, 2008 in Cape Girardeau. She was born October 11, 1930 in Leachville, AR. She was a longtime employee of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance/Robert Qualy Agency. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Thomas Parnassos; two daughters, Deborah (Wayne) Smith and Barbara (Mark) Hilton; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her mother, Viruth Jones; her father, Harvey Roy Jones; brothers Roy Mac and Bud Jones; and a sister, Margaret Jones. Interment was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery under the direction of Kutis Funeral Home.

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PARSHALL, Melvin
BURLINGTON JUNCTION, MISSOURI: Melvin Parshall, 83, died September 19, 2007 at Fairfax Community Hospital in Fairfax, MO. He was born September 8, 1924 in Burlington Junction to Everett Arnold and Fern Valentine Graham Parshall. He was a farmer, and sold Moorman Feeds. He was a member of the Quitman Methodist Church, and enjoyed bowling, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Gloria and Bill Martz of Burlington Junction, Gary and Judy Parshall of Clearmont, Shirley Kay and Rodney Wake and Kristie and Skeeter Hale, all of Rock Port, and Dickie Parshall and Roger and Nikki Parshall, all of Tarkio; a brother, Arnold Parshall of Burlington Junction, 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Louise Crockett Parshall; his parents; and a grandson. Interment was at the Quitman Cemetery under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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PATHENOS, Mary
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Mary Karides Pathenos died November 22, 2009. She was born March 17, 1925. She was the wife of 55 years of George N. Pathenos; the mother of Father Nick Pathenos of Rochester Hills, MI, Gus Pathenos (Bren) and John Pathenos; and the sister-in-law of Melba Pathenos of Belleville, IL, and Genevieve Pathenos Karkas of Chicago, IL. She had 9 grandchildren, one of whom preceded her in death; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her friends. Services were held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at St. Matthew Cemetery with arrangements by Lupton Chapel.

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PEAVLER, Zada
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Zada Fern Peavler, 51, died October 23, 1958 at General Hospital in Kansas City. She was born March 20, 1907 in Tescott, KS to John C. and Josephine Weed Peavler. She was survived by her husband, William R. Peavler. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Booneville, MO under the direction of Daniels Brothers Funeral Home.

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PEERY, Ivan
HILLSBORO, MISSOURI: Ivan Peery, 80, died June 10, 2006. He was born March 16, 1926 to Fred L. and Josephine Wilson Peery. He is survived by his wife, Jennie Wright Peery; a daughter, Joyce D. (Dennis) Jones; a son, Herman S. (Kathy) Peery; two stepsons, Rickey (Bridget) Myer and Paul Myer; a stepdaughter, Joyce C. Kelly; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margie C. Marler Peery; his parents; two sisters, Vergie and Blanche Peery; and a brother, Avery Peery. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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PEETZ, Andora
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Andora E. Peetz, 92, died January 14, 2009 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 16, 1916 in Cape Girardeau to Edwin and Emma Rau Keller. She was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Jo (Kenneth) Sample of Cordova, TN; a son, Elmer D. (June) Peetz of Cape Girardeau; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferdinand "Ferd" Peetz; her parents; and two sisters. Interment was at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery by McCombs Funeral Home.

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PEMBERTON, Teresa
LIBERTY, MISSOURI: Teresa Pemberton, 73, died December 29, 2009 at the Liberty Hospital. She was born June 2, 1936 in Kansas City, KS to Francis Vernon and Mary Elizabeth Henry Daily. She was a graduate of the former Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, KS. She was an elementary school teacher, and attended St. James Catholic Church. She is survived by three daughters, Clarise Smith of Bethany, Lisa Blain of Kansas City, KS, and Maureen Atkin of Denver, CO; two sisters, Mary Mueller of Parkville, and LaVone Daily of Shawnee Mission, KS; 9 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Mark and Michael Dolan; her parents; a sister; and four brothers. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Meyers Funeral Chapel.

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PENN, Louise
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Louise Penn died September 30, 1964. She was born March 12, 1913. Services were held at Pitts Methodist Church. Interment was at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Herbert V. Smith Funeral Home.

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PENNOCK, Dolores
SULLIVAN, MISSOURI: Dolores C. Wilkinson Pennock, 86, died May 11, 2008. She was born March 28, 1922. She and her husband were square dancers; he was a square dance caller, and she taught round dancing. She also enjoyed crocheting. She is survived by a son, Timothy A. Pennock (Kathy) of West Burlington, IA; a sister, Jane Gestring of St. Louis; two grandsons; 2 great-grandsons; a nephew; and other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Pennock. Interment was at IOOF Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Eaton Funeral Home.

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PENROD, Sylvia
KEARNEY, MISSOURI: Sylvia Penrod, 96, died September 14, 2003 in Liberty, MO. She was born July 19, 1907 in Lagonda, MO to Leonard and Emma L. Zeiner Hepworth. She and her husband were longtime farmers in the Bynumville area, later moving to Salisbury, to Brookfield, and then to Kearney. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and gardening. She was a member of several gardening clubs. She is survived by three sons and their spouses, Wayne and Donna Penrod of Excelsior Springs, Wesley and Twila Penrod of Kearney, and Gary and Sharon Penrod of Minnesota City, MN; a daughter, Alma Burton of Salisbury; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Richard Penrod; her parents; a sister, Flossie Sherwood; and four brothers, Conrad, Cecil, Archie, and Ralph. Interment was at Johnson Cemetery in Chariton County by Summerville Funeral Home.

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PEPPER, Jack
PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI: Jack Dunham Pepper, 89, died April 10, 2005. He was born January 20, 1916 in Camden Point, MO to Pearl and Galen Pepper. He was a retired machinist with TWA, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korea. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Hillix Vest of Platte City; two sons, David A. Pepper of Lenexa, KS, and John B. Pepper of Overland Park, KS; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Pepper; his parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at the Platte City Cemetery under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home.

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PEPPERS, Kathleen
BONNE TERRE, MISSOURI: Kathleen Dorothy Peppers, 91, died December 27, 2010. She was born February 20, 1919 in Madison County to George W. and Minnie Skaggs Stevens. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. Survivors include five children, Gary Peppers (Karen), Dale Peppers (Peggy), Terry Peppers (Jewell), Karen Murray (Larry), and Sue Webb (Mike); a stepdaughter, Ruthie Conrad (Edwin); 10 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and a caregiver, Joyce Penberthy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Clarence Peppers; her parents; a stepson, Buddy Peppers; a stepdaughter, Alberta Pope; three sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at the Bonne Terre Cemetery under the direction of C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home.

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PEREGRINE, Harold L., Sr.
TARKIO, MISSOURI: Harold Lee Peregrine, Sr. 73, died February 6, 2007. He was born September 7, 1933 in Holton to Leemon Oscar and Ruth Jeffries Peregrine. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Good Sam Club. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Moore Peregrine; three daughters, Catherine Driskell (Roy) of Maryville, Marjorie Delfelder of Lawrence, KS, and Evelyn Gardner (Mike) of Shenandoah, IA; four sons, Harold Peregrine, Jr. (Yolanda) of St. Joseph, Dennis Peregrine (Sherry) and Gerald Peregrine (Linda), all of Westboro, and Michael (Darla) of Coin, IA; three sisters, Ruth Ann Miller of Council Bluffs, IA, Florence Means of Aurora, CO, and Barbara Braley of Viera, FL; two brothers, Dale of St. Joseph, and Leemon E. of Roseville, CA; 12 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Louise Hamilton and Linda Burke. Services were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Interment was at the Tarkio Home Cemetery under the direction of Minter Funeral Home.

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PERSON, Shirley
DIXON, MISSOURI: Shirley Kay Person, 60, died December 10, 2007 at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. She was born August 12, 1947 in Columbus, KS to William Morse and Wauneta Abbott Heilman. Survivors include two sisters, Debra (Clarence) Phelps of Grandview, WA, and Wauneta May Laughlin of Reno, NV; a brother, Raymond (Pam) Heilman of Hawaii; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Waynesville Memorial Chapel.

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PETERS, Joseph J.
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Joseph John "Joe" Peters, 66, died November 26, 2005. He was born September 19, 1939 to John G. Peters and Alma Marie Krapf Peters. He was a retired manager for Montgomery Ward and Wal-Mart, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a native of Glennonville, MO. Survivors include a son, Joseph John Peters II of Kansas City; a daughter, Brenda O'Connor of Nixa; a brother, Alyousis Peters; his sisters, Lucille Weidenbenner, Cecilia Kerperien, Anna Marie Dye, Christina Nowacki, Betty Griner, Clara Singleton, Teresa Raymer, and Freida Raymer; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, Bill, Clemens and James Peters. Services were held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, and at St. Teresa Church in Glennonville. Burial was at St. Teresa Church Cemetery with arrangements by Walnut Lawn Funeral Home.

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PETERS, Sister Mary Norbertine
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Sr. Mary Norbertine Peters, C.S.J., died June 3, 2007. She was a resident of Nazareth Living Center. She was the daughter of John and Anna Smith Peters; and the sister of John Peters. She is survived by additional relatives and friends, and her religious community. Services were held at Nazareth Living Center. Interment was at the Nazareth Cemetery. Note: Arrangements may have been handled by Fey Funeral Home.

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PETTEPIER, Mary
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Mary J. Pettepier, 90, died December 21, 1972. She was a member of Huffman United Methodist Church. Family members include a sister-in-law, Marie Schumacher; and a niece, Mrs. Elaine Crave. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis E. Pettepier. Burial was at Mount Auburn Cemetery by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home.

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PETTET, Rev. Albert W., Sr.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Rev. Albert W. Pettet, Sr., 82, died September 7, 2000 at his residence. He was born July 28, 1918 at Holmes Park to Arthur A. and Dessie V. Messer Pettet. He attended the Berean School of the Bible, and was a longtime minister and superintendent for the Northern Missouri District of the Assemblies of God. Survivors include his wife, Nadine M. Havens Pettet; a daughter, Alberta White (Bill) of Washington; two sons, Albert Pettet, Jr. of Washington, and Ron Pettet (Sue) of Fort Worth, TX; five sisters, Ailene Robertson of Springfield, Mildred Wilson of Bolivar, Jean De Atley of Overland Park, KS, Lela Reed (Charles) of Monroe, LA, and Eunice Bachman of Oklahoma City, OK; three brothers, Marvin (Ava) Pettet of Springfield, Elvin (Betty) Pettet of Raytown, and Leland (Alma) Pettet of Nixa; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Velma O. Johnson. Services were held at the Lawson Assembly of God Church. Burial was at St. Peter's Cemetery in Washington with arrangements handled by Polley Funeral Home and Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home.

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PETTIBON, Alice
NEVADA, MISSOURI: Alice P. Pettibon, 90, died December 31, 2008 in Nevada. She was born July 11, 1918 in Johnstown, MO to Joseph Mize Kash and Nannie Aria Coleman Kash. She was a graduate of Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg, KS. She was a school teacher for 40 years, having taught in Pleasant Valley, Walker, Bronaugh, and Nevada, MO. She attended the Church of Christ, and was a past member of the Nevada Garden Club. She was a volunteer at the church's We Care Center and the Nevada Regional Medical Center Gift Shop. She is survived by a son, Joe Pettibon (Nancy) of Flemington; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Pettibon of Flemington; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer D. Pettibon; a son, Douglas Pettibon; a sister, Levon Mealey; and a brother, Chester Kash. Services were held at the Church of Christ in Nevada. Interment was at the Deerfield Cemetery with arrangements by Ferry Funeral Home.

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PFLASTERER, Bernita
ELSBERRY, MISSOURI: Bernita Joan Pflasterer, 61, died January 10, 2004. She was born May 28, 1942 to Tommy and Marcella Williamson Willbanks. She was a longtime bookkeeper at LaCrosse Lumber, and attended Elsberry United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Allen Pflasterer; a son, Greg Pflasterer (Kelly) of Elsberry; two daughters, Karla Rimel (Kyle), and Krissy Pflasterer, all of Elsberry; 4 grandchildren; her mother; a brother, Conrad Willbanks of Midway City, CA; a sister, Bonnie Dillow (Larry) of Bonne Terre; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father. Services were held at Elsberry United Methodist Church. Burial was at Elsberry City Cemetery by Carter-Ricks Funeral Home.

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PHILLIPS, Athelyene
BOLIVAR, MISSOURI: Athelyene Phillips, 88, died November 12, 2009. She was born June 4, 1921 to William Leonard and Alice Grant DeRossett. She was a member of Bolivar First Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dona and Richard Brown of Bolivar; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a great-great grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar J. Phillips; her parents; a sister, Ruth Harralson; and two brothers, Leon DeRossett and Harold DeRossett. Interment was at Slagle Cemetery with arrangements by Murray Funeral Home.

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PHIPPS, John H.
LAMAR, MISSOURI: John Howard Phipps, 89, died September 25, 2008 at Barton County Memorial Hospital. He was born August 6, 1919 in Barton County to John W. and Nellie Baldridge Phipps. He and his wife were farmers. He was a member of Oakton United Methodist Church, and had been a former leader at Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed gardening, especially growing tomatoes. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Ella Harmon Phipps; three daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Billy Bob Cass of Joplin, and Janis and Marty Priest and Linda and Gary Colin, all of Lamar; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Lois Phipps of Webb City; two brothers, Leroy and Nellie Phipps of Lamar, and Delbert Phipps of Carthage; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Sheldon Cemetery with arrangements by Daniel Funeral Home.

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PINK, Roy H.
BROWNWOOD, MISSOURI: Roy Herbert Pink, 68, died July 23, 1959. He was born July 16, 1891 in St. Louis County to Phillip and Mollie Hendrix Pink. He was a retired farmer. He was survived by his wife, Irene Royer Pink. Interment was at Morgan Memorial Park under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home.

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PIOFCYK, Myrtle
SULLIVAN, MISSOURI: Myrtle M. Kramer Piofcyk, 95, died February 9, 2009. She was born December 21, 1913. She was a member of Saint Anthony Catholic Church. She enjoyed growing flowers and quilting, and volunteered for many church projects. Survivors include her nephews, Cletus, Bernard, and Don Pohlmann, Gary and Gale Kramer, and Robert Piofcyk; her nieces, Jane Suzanne Reed, Michelle Schaefer, Bernice Heavilin; and JoAnn Ballard; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Piofcyk; her parents; her siblings; and her in-laws. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment was at Saint Anthony Church Cemetery with arrangements by Eaton Funeral Home.

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PITTMAN, Alfred
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Alfred H. "Bud" Pittman, Jr., 59, died February 15, 1992 at his residence. He was a retired truck driver, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was a native and former resident of Chillicothe, and was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Mary Pittman; a daughter, Donna Jean Pittman of Washington State; a son, George F. Pittman of St. Joseph; two sisters, Rose Elizabeth Riggs of Lock Springs, and Donna L. Frizzell of Chillicothe; 6 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant son; his parents, Alfred H. Pittman, Sr. and Elizabeth Hall Bertram; and an infant brother. Cremation arrangements were handled by Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Funeral Home. Inurnment was at Ashland Cemetery.

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PITTS, Minnie
CAMPBELL, MISSOURI: Minnie Pitts, 92, died March 8, 2003. She was born March 3, 1911 to the late James and Birdie Mae Mackey Modlin. She attended the United Methodist Church of Campbell. She is survived by two sisters, Maudie Smith of Campbell, and Eathel Hutchinson of Flint, MI; and her nieces and nephews, including Charles Pitts (Kathy) of Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Pitts; a sister, Sarah Williams; and two brothers, Tom Shaffer and Jess Modlin. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery by Landess Funeral Home.

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POINDEXTER, Maxine
GOODMAN, MISSOURI: Maxine Poindexter, 56, died September 20, 1974. She was born August 26, 1918 to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burger. She was a former resident of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas, and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Marvin Poindexter; a son, Bruce Poindexter; and a sister, Etta Baugh. Services were held at the Sulphur Springs Methodist Church. Burial was at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gravette, AR with arrangements by Callison-McKinney Funeral Home.

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POIRY, Anna
SENECA, MISSOURI: Anna M. Poiry, 94, died April 14, 2008. She was born July 16, 1913 to Herman and Martha Belt. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. John's Prestige, the Altar Society, and the Council of Catholic Women. She is survived by a son, Harold Dean Poiry (Alice); 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Joe Poiry. Services were held at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery by Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home.

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POMERENKE, Glenn
SWEET SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Glenn Frederick Pomerenke, 77, died April 23, 2007 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. He was born October 27, 1929 near Okabena, MN to Frederick and Viola Horn Pomerenke. He was a farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He had lived in the Sweet Springs area since 1964. He was a member and elder of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was also a member of Sweet Springs American Legion Post #279 and served on its honor guard, as well as serving on the Saline County Soil and Water Board. He is survived by his children, Duane Pomerenke (Carrie) of Marshall, Kay Freeman (Buddy) of Harrisonville, David Pomerenke (Susan) of Springfield, and Ray Pomerenke (Cindy) of Merriam Woods; three sisters, Linda Smith of Chillicothe, Betty Vandevender of Trenton, and Gladys Davis of Georgetown, TX; a brother, Gerald Pomerenke of rural Miami; 14 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Yvonne Follet Pomerenke. Services were held at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Interment with military honors was at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.

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PONCET, Evelyn
STEELVILLE, MISSOURI: Evelyn Mildred Poncet, 79, died October 3, 2001 at the Gibbs Care Center Nursing Home in Steelville. She was born December 30, 1921 in De Soto, MO to Arthur and Katherine Miller Burke. She was a retired sales clerk at Famous-Barr in St. Louis. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Hillsboro and the Happy Hour Extension Club. She enjoyed traveling and camping. Survivors include her children, Ronald Poncet (Judith) of Steelville, David Poncet of Hazelwood, Gerald Poncet of Maryland, and Ruth Ann Baldetta (Pasquale) of Suisun City, CA; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was the sister and sister-in-law of Walter Burke of De Soto, Rose Marie Koch (Herman) of De Soto, Lorene Hawn of Ballwin, and Vera Poncet of Hillsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcel Poncet; and her parents. Services were held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Interment was at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Hillsboro by Hutson Funeral Home.

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POPE, Wayne
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Wayne Pope, 90, died November 7, 2009. He was born October 4, 1919 in Christian County, MO to Jesse and Anna Pope. He worked for Lester E. Cox companies with over 40 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Irene Roepke Pope; his parents; twelve siblings; and a daughter-in-law, Becky Tyler Pope. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Burris Pope; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steve Pope and Danny Pope; a sister-in-law, Nancy Burris; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Delaware Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home South.

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PORTER, Carol
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Carol Ann Porter, 52, died January 20, 2011 at the Boone Hospital Center. She was born May 28, 1958 in Columbia to Clarence and Betty Stapleton Porter. She worked at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, and was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Survivors include her parents, Clarence and Betty Porter of Columbia; a brother, Charles E. Porter of Columbia; and two sisters, Brenda P. Logan (Dmitri) of St. Joseph, and Christy Porter of Columbia. She was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta J. Anderson. Services were held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by H.T. May and Son Funeral Home.

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POTTS, Betty June
DUNNEGAN, MISSOURI: Betty June Potts, 71, died June 7, 2007. She was born June 12, 1935 to Henry Miller and Elizabeth Schmidt Miller. She is survived by two daughters, Roxanne Ragain of Dunnegan and Shari Fegan of Colorado Springs, CO; two sons, Dave Potts and James W. "Bill" Potts, Jr., both of Colorado Springs, CO; her mother-in-law, Fern Potts of Bolivar; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Potts. Arrangements were entrusted to Butler Funeral Home.

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PRESTON, Ruth
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Ruth Preston, 86, died November 29, 2007 at Community Manor in Farmington. She was born August 26, 1921 in St. Louis, MO to Harry and Cecelia Schnider Lackamp. She was a longtime nurse anesthesiologist at Arcadia Valley Hospital. She was a member of Ste. Marie du Lac Catholic Church in Ironton, and was a former resident of Pilot Knob. She is survived by a son, Jon V. Blanco of Texas; a brother, Herbert Lackamp of Farmington; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Julia Fischer and Lucille Lemons; and two brothers, Charles and Harry Lackamp. Services were held at Ste. Marie du Lac Catholic Church. Interment was at Arcadia Valley Memorial Park with arrangements by White Funeral Home.

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PRETTYMAN, Obadiah
FAIRFAX, MISSOURI: Obadiah Prettyman, 87, died September 28, 1950. He was born in Great Britain on April 14, 1863 to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Prettyman. He was a retired farmer. He was survived by his wife, Lou Ella Prettyman. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Schooler Funeral Home.

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PRICE, Lola
ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI: Lola Elizabeth Price, 89, died September 26, 2007 at the National Health Care Center in St. Charles. She was born October 6, 1916 in Martinsburg, IL to Curtis and Fannie Virginia Padkins Lord. She attended the First Baptist Church of Louisiana, MO, and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed quilting, needle crafting, and going to the Pike Pioneers Senior Center. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia Lee Beatty (Jerry) of Defiance; a sister, Tina Robinson of Pleasant Hill, IL; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm E. Price; three sisters, Margaret Browning, Ruby Mueller, and Julia Pollard; and two brothers, William Lord and Oliver Lord. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana, MO under the direction of Collier Funeral Home.

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PRICE, Donald Ray, Sr.
BOWLING GREEN, MISSOURI: Donald Ray Price, Sr. died April 6, 2011 in Pike County, Missouri. He was born January 6, 1950 in St. Louis to Ona Ann Miner and John Wesley Cone. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He had three children; two sisters; three brothers; a half-sister; and three half-brothers. He was cremated. Interment with military honors was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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PRICE, Orville L., Sr.
HARRISONVILLE, MISSOURI: Orville L. Price, Sr., 76, died February 7, 1972. He was born in Jasper County, IA. He was a retired carpenter, and was a former longtime resident of St. Joseph, MO. He was a member of Wyatt Park Baptist Church. He was survived by a son, Rev. Orville L. Price, Jr. of Harrisonville. Burial was at Grandview Cemetery in Albany, MO with arrangements by Heaton-Bowman Mortuary.

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PRINCE, Serene
KENNETT, MISSOURI: Serene Prince, 76, was born September 13, 1933 and died November 5, 2009. Surviving family members include four sons, Roosevelt Prince of Kennett, Cleannon Prince of St. Louis, Robert Lee Prince of Springfield, and John Prince Donne; two daughters, Fannie Prince of Kennett, and Carolyn (Raymond) Peters of St. Louis; two sisters, Geneva (Wesbter) Wilson of Lee's Summitt, and Emma Quinn of St. Louis; two brothers, Levi Lemon of Cadet, and Wilbert Lyman of Kansas City, MO; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Community Greater Temple Church of God In Christ. Burial was at Oakridge Cemetery under the direction of Cosmopolitan Funeral Services of Dyersburg, TN.

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PUFF, Eugene
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Eugene Victor "Junie" Puff, 90, died December 6, 2010 at his home. He was born July 20, 1920 to Mike and Louella Puff. He was a switchman for the Santa Fe Railroad with 41 years of service. He attended Lathrop Trade School, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Delores Adair Puff; four daughters and their spouses, Marilyn Mata (Robert) of Friendswood, TX, and Susan Groves (Mike), Denise Geier (Ed), and Deborah Hart (Ben), all of Kansas City, MO; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Eugene Puff; and his parents. Interment was at Green Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home.

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PURK, Katherine
BOWLING GREEN, MISSOURI: Katherine Gertrude Purk, 91, died March 18, 2011 at Moore-Pike Nursing Home. She was born February 13, 1920 to Conrad and Margaret Feldmann Oberdahlhoff. In 1947, she married Gerhard "Jack" Purk. She is survived by a son, Eddie Purk (Tammy) of Bowling Green; a daughter, Paulette Bruch (Joe) of Bowling Green; a brother, Richard Oberdahlhoff (Susie) of Bowling Green; 5 granddaughters; a great-grandson; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Clement Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Clement Cemetery under the direction of Mudd-Veach Funeral Home.

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PUSTELNIK, Sister Bertranda
SHREWSBURY, MISSOURI: Sr. Bertranda Pustelnik, O.S.F., 87, died August 21, 2009. She was born in Chicago Heights, IL to the late Charles and Julia Pustelnik. She entered the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in 1936, making her first vows in 1939 and her final vows in 1943. She held a bachelor's degree from Webster College, and a master's degree from Northeast Louisiana State Uniersity. She is survived by three nieces, Kathleen Pustelnik, Carolyn Golkowski, and Geraldine Nykaza. Services were held at the Mother of Perpetual Help residence. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery under the direction of Stygar Florissant Chapel.

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PYLANT, Lottie
NEW MADRID, MISSOURI: Lottie Pylant, 96, died July 8, 2009 at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. She was born August 31, 1912 in Madison County to Charles and Annie Barrett. She was a former longtime resident of St. Louis, where she was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was crowned Miss Golden Living Center. She is survived by a nephew, Charles (Claudia) Barrett; a niece, Gloria (Ralph) Levitan; 4 great-nephews; 4 great-nieces; and several great-great nieces and great-great nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Kelsie O. Pylant; three sisters, Gladys Goodwin, Ruby Wolk, and Ethel Allen; and a brother, Benton Barrett. Services were held at Second Presbyterian Church in St. Louis. Interment was at Barrett Cemetery under the direction of Richards Funeral Home.

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QUEEN, Helen
EDINA, MISSOURI: Helen Louise Queen, 97, died October 26, 2009 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina. She was born February 9, 1912 in Knox City, MO to W.H. and Mollie Hoisington Cheatum. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Edina. Survivors include a son, Robert Dale Queen (Carolyn) of East Peoria, IL; a daughter, Margie Louise Moore of Carmi, IL; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Queen; her parents; two sisters, Maude Raymer and Vera Woodard; and three brothers, Merl, Carl, and Harold Cheatum. Interment was at the Linville Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home.

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REICH, Louis
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Louis Reich, 91, died May 31, 1960 at Hearthstone Nursing Home. He was born September 15, 1868. He was the retired owner of a plumbing business. Burial was at Forest Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Freeman Mortuary.

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REICHMANN, Herman F.
NEOSHO, MISSOURI: Herman Fredrick Reichmann died July 2, 1925. He was the son of Louis and Johanna Reichmann. He was buried in Kimmswick, MO.

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REID, Lois
DONIPHAN, MISSOURI: Lois Mae Reid, 87, died July 10, 2001 at Ripley County Memorial Hospital in Doniphan. She was born June 9, 1914 in Briar, MO. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and had formerly lived in Arkansas, returning to Ripley County in 1980. She is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Crain and Doris Kelly, both of Doniphan. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Clyde Metcalf and Ben Reid. Interment was at the Doniphan Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home

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REINAGEL, Leroy
KELSO, MISSOURI: Leroy Lawrence Reinagel, 80, died April 14, 2006 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Services were held at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Interment was at the parish cemetery under the direction of Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.

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REINSCH, Christina
KOELTZTOWN, MISSOURI: Christina C. Reinsch, 92, died November 9, 2005 in Vienna, MO. She was born August 4, 1913, in Folk, MO to Peter and Margaret Massman Heckman. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown, where she was a member of the Ladies' Sodality. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, needlework, cooking and flowers. Survivors include three sons, Jerome Reinsch (Rose) of Wardsville, Edmund Reinsch (Kathy) of Loose Creek, and Norbert Reinsch (Renie) of Cuba, MO; a daughter, Dorothy Huhn of Koeltztown; a sister, Cecelia Kempker of Wardsville; two brothers, John Heckman (Mary Lou) of Folk, and Edwin Heckman (Marie) of Westphalia; a sister-in-law, Sarah Heckman of Jefferson City; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 step great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Reinsch; her parents; a sister, Martha Baumhoer; and four brothers, Herman Heckman, Leo Heckman, William Heckman, and Leonard Heckman. Services were held at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Koeltztown. Interment was at St. Boniface Cemetery by Hilke-Millard Funeral Home.

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RIDINGS, Ebenezer
RICHMOND, MISSOURI: Ebenezer Ridings, 63, died March 30, 1946 at his home. He was born April 28, 1882 in Ray County, MO to Lewis and Liza McGaugh Ridings. He was a miner. Burial was at Sunny Slope Cemetery under the direction of Quest-Lile Funeral Home.

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RIDLON, Ernie
IRONTON, MISSOURI: Ernie R. Ridlon, 79, died June 27, 2006 at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington. He was born October 31, 1926 in Little Falls, MN to Clifford and Bessie Dahlen Ridlon. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Arcadia. He is survived by his wife, Judy Jelle Ridlon; four daughters, Linda (Larry) Amelung of Ironton, Mary (Deon) Kramer of Perryville, Bonnie Cletcher (friend, Mike) of Lebanon, and Sandy (Gary) Thompson of Belleview; a son, Robin Ernie Ridlon (Debbie) of Arcadia; two sisters, Susie Scott of Anoka MN, and Pearl Semmler of Akeley MN; two brothers, Glenn Ridlon of Park Rapids, MN, and Lenard Ridlon of Akeley, MN; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Thornton; and a son-in-law, Glenn Harbison. Interment was at Arcadia Valley Memorial Park by White Funeral Home.

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RIFKIN, Zalman
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Zalman Rifkin, 82, died May 5, 1952 at the Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after being struck by an automobile. He was born in Russia on December 19, 1869. He worked as a tailor, and was a U.S. citizen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha. Interment was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Chapel.

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RISENHOOVER, Mildred
CUBA, MISSOURI: Mildred A. Risenhoover, 97, died October 29, 2009 at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan. She was born July 17, 1912 in Naylor, MO to Harvey and Maud Haggard Simmons. She was a former supervisor at Servomation. She was a member of the Lonedell Baptist Church and the Rebekah Lodge, and enjoyed sewing, cooking, and making quilts. Survivors include three children, Donald (Jean) Risenhoover of Eldon, Sam (Norman) Warmbrodt of Cuba, and Jerry (Linda) Risenhoover of Versailles; a daughter-in-law, Donna Risenhoover of St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Risenhoover; two sons, Harold L. Riseenhoover and Kenneth L. Risenhoover; her parents; and 12 siblings. Interment was at Eternal Peace Cemetery in Wentzville by Hutson Funeral Home.

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ROBISON, Daisy
SUMNER, MISSOURI: Daisy May Robison, 72, died January 27, 1986 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. She was born March 13, 1913 in Kirkwood, IL to Howard Dewey and Annie May Williams Butler. She was a longtime Sumner resident and a member of Wayland Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Kathy L. Woody of Buckner and Betty M. Heath of Independence; six sons, Donnie J. of Sumner, John R. of Raytown, Dennis G. of Independence, George H. of Kansas City, Richard W. of Lamoni, IA, and James L. of Fort Myers, FL; a sister, Faye Maddox of Canton; a brother, Frank Butler of Richmond, VA; 25 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Robison. Services were held at the Sumner United Methodist Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Hiesel-Koch Funeral Home.

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RODRIGUEZ, Jesse
BELTON, MISSOURI: Jesse G. Rodriguez, 84, died December 29, 2010. He was born in Guanajuato, Mexico on August 21, 1926 to the late Ponciano and Hermelinda Gomez Rodriguez. He worked at Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Hunt's Plumbing, the Kansas City Terminal Railway, and Cudahy Packing House. He had also worked in farming. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Rebecca Zuniga Rodriguez; five sons, Jesse Jr., Paul (Maxine), David (Nicki), John (Joyce), and James (Debbie); a sister, Hope Gamez; his grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Belman, Jane Gamez, and Constance Henman; a brother, Francisco; and a grandson, Brian Rodriguez. Services were held at St. Sabina Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kansas City, MO under the direction of McGilley Midtown Chapel.

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ROE, William, Jr.
SAVANNAH, MISSOURI: William Roe, Jr., infant, died April 7, 1979 at a hospital in St. Joseph, MO. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Roe, Sr.; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lang of Grant City; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Roe of Rosendale. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery near Grant City under the direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home.

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ROFKAHR, Leo
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Leo W. Rofkahr, 88, died October 18, 2009. He was born February 21, 1921 in Clarksville, AR to Conrad and Hester Brotherton Rofkahr. He worked as a street superintendent for the City of Sikeston, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the American Legion. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Rofkahr of Sikeston; three sons, Larry Rofkahr of Cape Girardeau, and Eddie Rofkahr and Ronnie Rofkahr, both of Sikeston; a sister, Emalene England of Clarksville, AR; a brother, J.C. Rofkahr of Tulsa, OK; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two wives, Wanda Louise Chambers Rofkahr and Bertha Burns Rofkahr. Interment with military honors was at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Ponder Funeral Home.

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ROGERS, Morris E.
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Morris Edward Rogers, 52, died March 22, 1993. He was born July 20, 1940 to Clarence Ray Rogers and Marie Chesney Rogers. He was of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by two daughters, Vickie McDonald and Sonya Rogers; his mother; a brother, Charles Rogers; two sisters, Marion Gurlen and Geneva Emmons; and 3 grandchildren. Burial was at Brown Chapel Cemetery by Cottrell Funeral Chapel.

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ROLLETT, Nida
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Nida J. Rollett, 73, died March 15, 2009. She was born November 23, 1935 in St. Joseph to Galen and Flossie McPheter. She enjoyed fishing, bingo, and going to the casino. She is survived by her husband, Norton Gene Rollett, Sr.; her children and their spouses, Norton Gene Rollett, Jr. of Kansas, Paula (Michael) McCoy of Hamilton, Debbra (James) Grubb of DeKalb, and Norman (Deborah) Rollett, Rory (Laura) Rollett, Patricia (James) LaMar, and Karen Rollett, all of St. Joseph; two sisters, Donna Davidson and Frances Foster; her grandchildren, including Tisha (Dave) Worley, who was raised in the home; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Pace; her parents; and two brothers, Dean and Ronald McPheter. Cremation arrangements were handled by Clark-Sampson Funeral Home.

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ROLLINS, Edgar
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Edgar A. Rollins, 74, died May 15, 1960 at Missouri Methodist Hospital. He was born January 17, 1885 in Fort Scott, KS. Survivors include two sons, Edgar Rollins and Merle J. Rollins; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Ashland Cemetery under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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ROSE, Florence
OWENSVILLE, MISSOURI: Florence Sue Ann Rose, 63, died January 22, 2005 at her residence. She was born June 21, 1941 in St Louis to J.C. and Helen Knichel Curtman. She is survived by her husband, Edward Rose; a daughter, Linda Skornia (Mike) of Cuba, MO; a son, Curt Frolker (Jane) of Owensville; a stepdaughter; a sister, Laura Hinson (Terry) of Owensville; a brother, Ronald Curtman (Peggy) of Owensville; 4 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and 4 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Billie Frolker; a daughter, Patricia Sue Frolker; a stepson, Robert Rose; and a brother, Charles Curtman. Burial was at the Owensville City Cemetery under the direction of Gottenstroeter Funeral Home.

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ROSE, Goldie
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Goldie Rose, 88, died May 3, 2012 at Christian Health Care East. She was born October 30, 1923 in Laclede County, MO to Allen and Maude Scrivner Breedlove. Survivors include two sons, Darrell Rose and Carl and Lynda Rose; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, H. Dwight; an infant son, Johnnie; her parents; and five siblings, Myrtle, Leland, Opal, Mildred and Lloyd. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Greenlawn Funeral Home.

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ROSENBOHM, Esther
ROCK PORT, MISSOURI: Esther Rosenbohm, 95, died January 19, 2010 at North Kansas City Hospital. She is survived by two sons, Duane (Kay) Rosenbohm, and Dennis (Sharon) Rosenbohm, all of Fairfax; a daughter, Sheryl Kay (Steve) Ball of Urbandale, IA; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; two sisters, Helen Bade and Thelma Miller; and a grandson, Joshua Rosenbohm. Services were held at the Rock Port Church of Christ. Burial was at Hunter Cemetery under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel.

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ROSENBOOM, Hazel
TARKIO, MISSOURI: Hazel Lee Lyons Rosenboom, 92, died January 14, 2009 at Douglas County Nursing Home in Omaha. She was born June 18, 1916 in Hamburg, IA to Chester O. and Omah Jane Branic Lyons. She and her husband farmed in Fairfax, Langdon and Westboro, MO, and later moved to Tarkio. She was a midwife and a licensed practical nurse. She worked at the Fairfax Hospital, Bethesda Nursing Home, and Pleasant View Nursing Home, as well as in private home health care. She was a longtime member of the First Lutheran Church in Rock Port, and was past president of the Business and Professional Women's Club in Tarkio. She is survived by a son, Charles Rosenboom of Omaha; a foster daughter, Mary Hudson of Rock Port; a brother, Chester Lyons of Cairo, MO; a sister, Jenny Matthew of Lakewood, CO; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Menne Rosenboom; a daughter, Omah Jean Rosenboom; her parents; two brothers; two sisters; and a great-great grandson. Services were held at the First Lutheran Church in Rock Port. Interment was at Hunter Cemetery in Rock Port by Davis Funeral Home.

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ROSEVINK, Edith
DE SOTO, MISSOURI: Edith M. Rosevink, 86, died June 4, 2000. She was born January 23, 1914 in Summersville, MO to Joseph and Carrie Pierce Malone. She was a retired public school teacher, and was a member of the First Church of God in De Soto. Family members include a daughter, Nancy E. Rosevink of De Soto: two sisters, Lucy Feese of Mountain Grove, MO and Elsie Gore of San Francisco, CA; a brother, Claude Malone of Thomasville, MO; She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellon M. Rosevink; and by Howard, James, Wayne and Ethel Malone. Inurnment was at the De Soto City Cemetery with arrangements by Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.

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ROTHMEIER, Clara
GERALD, MISSOURI: Clara B. Rothmeier, 78, died June 16, 2009 at her home. She was born June 6, 1931 in Japan, MO to William Jacob and Elizabeth Catherine Schelich Schmitt. She was a professional quilter, and some of her baseball-themed quilts were displayed at the Baseball Hall of Fame. She collected baseball cards and dolls. She attended St. Gerald Catholic Church, and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She was married to Roman John Rothmeier in 1974. She is survived by a stepdaughter, Cheryl Garner (Tom) of Sullivan; two sisters, Irene Walton of Berkeley, and Virginia Cibulka (Jack) of Sullivan; a brother, Clarence Schmitt (Mary Lou) of Marceline; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Blankenship and Elsie Schmitt; and five brothers, Raymond, Virgil, Earl, Alvie, and Ralph Schmitt. Services were held at St. Gerald Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Martyrs of Japan Cemetery under the direction of Eaton Funeral Home.

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ROUSSIN, Joseph R.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MISSOURI: Joseph Raymond Roussin, 19, died October 19, 1951. He was born December 28, 1931 to Clyde and Grace Huff Roussin. Burial was at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Mothershead Funeral Home.

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RUBY, Opal
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Opal Ruby, 39, died January 20, 1952. She was born June 8, 1913 to Richard L. and Lillian Inman Ruby. She was a hatchery worker. Burial was at Maple Park Cemetery under the direction of J.W. Klingner and Co.

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RUDE, Velma
MEMPHIS, MISSOURI: Velma Grace Ferguson Rude, 85, died January 20, 2005 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, MO. She was born March 13, 1919 in Scotland County, MO to Arthur and Bessie R. Ferguson. She enjoyed playing the piano. She is survived by three daughters, Linda LaFrenz (Tom) of Wyaconda, Brenda Haley (Sam) of Calamus, IA, and Sandra Robinson (Raymond) of Nevada, IA; two sons, Terry Rude (Cindy) of Cambridge, IA, and George Rude (Crystal) of Canton, IL; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Israel Rude; her parents; two brothers, Robert and Dean Ferguson; and an infant sister. Interment was at Prairie View Cemetery under the direction of Payne Funeral Chapel.

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RUFFCORN, Leona
BRANSON, MISSOURI: Leona A. Ruffcorn, 97, died June 18, 2008 at her residence. She was born December 26, 1910 to Perry and Nannie Scott McElhaney. She was a retired business owner, and attended the First Christian Church. She was a member of the Stone County Historical Society and the AARP. Survivors include two daughters, Lurene Foster (Donald) of Sumner, and Linda Slaughter (Gene) of Pinellas Park, FL; a son, M.J. Crewse of Branson; a brother, John McElhaney of Springfield; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.C. "Slim" Ruffcorn; a daughter, Jane Huffstetler; a son, Wallace Lee Crewse; her parents; and a brother, Leonard McElhaney. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Notch with arrangements by Stumpff Funeral Home.

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RUHNKE, Edna
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Edna Ruhnke, 89, died December 9, 2010 at Carriage Square Health Care Facility. She was born April 16, 1921 in St. Joseph to Washington and Florrie King Ozenberger. She was a salesperson for A.J. August and Sears, and enjoyed gardening. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She is survived by a son, Gene (Carole) of Pleasant Hill, CA; a sister, Mary Jack of Huntington Beach, CA; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Charles Ruhnke; her parents; and nine siblings, Loveta, Elberta, Vincent, Dan, Pearl, Doris, LeRoy, Carl, and Katherine. Services were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Meierhoffer Funeral Home.

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RUISINGER, Anna
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Anna Cecilia Biondo Ruisinger, 66, died November 30, 2009. She was born May 31, 1943. She worked for Travelers Insurance, and was a monitor with Mayflower Transportation for 20 years. She was a member of St. Catherine Parish for over 45 years. She is survived by her sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard R. III and Heather Ruisinger, and Frank C. Ruisinger; 3 grandchildren; her mother, Lucy Barelli Biondo; two brothers-in-law and their spouses, James and Roxanne Ruisinger, and Joan and John Anderson; two aunts, Bridget Barelli and Jenny Armato; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ricky Ruisinger; her father, Frank C. Biondo; a brother, Joseph P. Biondo; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Kathryn Ruisinger. Services were held at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Passantino Brothers Funeral Home.

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RUSHER, Tressie
MARCELINE, MISSOURI: Tressie Vivian Rusher, 92, died July 19, 2007 at Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. She was born August 2, 1914 in Marceline to Otto and Eva Teter Rusher. She had worked as a nurse's aide at area hospitals, and was a member of the Marceline Seventh-day Adventist Church. She formerly lived in Oregon and California. Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn Cobb of Tigard, OR, Carla Lovin of Salem, OR, and Wanda Black of Bemidji, MN; a half-sister, Mabel Main of Bucklin; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Carl Ommen and Rolla G. Rusher; her parents; her stepfather, Henry Dorrell; two brothers, Floyd and Lester Rusher; a sister, Pauline Meinig; three half-brothers, Lindon, Rollie, and John Dorrell; four stepsisters, Naomi Ray, Madge Hayes, Hazel McCoy, and Helen Wiseman; four stepbrothers, Jim, Orb, Hank, and Tony Dorrell; and a grandson. Interment was at High Hill Cemetery by Delaney Funeral Home.

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SALSMAN, Bernice
ANDERSON, MISSOURI: Bernice Salsman, 86, died April 23, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Anderson. She was born December 15, 1925 in Exexter to Ernie and Alpha Morgan Fletcher. She was a seamstress, and also owned and operated consignment stores. She was a member of the Church of Hope, and was a former Neosho resident. Survivors include four children, Rhonda Pierson (Rick) of Rogers, AR, Kelly Toft Henderson of Colorado, and Doug Salsman (Connie) and Linda Hawkins, all of Neosho; a sister, Alta Jean McFadden of Joplin; 11 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son; her parents; four brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Stella under the direction of Clark Funeral Home.

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SANDERS, Sister Mary Monica
CLYDE, MISSOURI: Sr. Mary Monica Sanders, OSB, 84, died November 19, 2007 at Our Lady of Rickenbach Healthcare in Clyde. She was born July 31, 1923 in West DePere, WI to Louis B. and Teresa Golueke Sanders. She worked in a factory inspecting airplanes and gun parts during World War II. She entered the Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde in 1954. She made her perpetual vows on October 5, 1962. She was one of the founding sisters of the Congregation's ashram in Sand Springs, which is devoted to interfaith understanding between world religions. She served with the congregation in San Diego, CA, Mundelein, IL, and Sand Springs, as well as in Clyde. She is survived by a sister, Anna Reinhard of Green Bay, WI; two brothers, Mark L. Sanders of West Allis, WI, and Bernard N. Sanders of DePere; and her religious community. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Sr. Mary Ruth Sanders, OSF. Services were held at the Adoration Chapel in Clyde. Interment was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Clyde under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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SAPP, Willa Mae
HUMANSVILLE, MISSOURI: Willa Mae Sapp, 79, died April 19, 2007. She was born January 26, 1928 to Arlie and Hazel Boyle Fisher. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Glen Arnold of Flemington, and JoAnne and Don Heskett, and Betty and Bob Wiser, all of Humansville; a grandson she raised, Phillip Sapp and wife Traci of Bolivar; a sister, Lila Burns of Independence; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Cecil Sapp; two sons; her parents, a half-sister; and an infant brother. Services were held at Elkton Christian Church. Interment was at Lehman Cemetery by Murray Funeral Home.

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SAVER, Isidore
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Isidore Saver, 66, died September 30, 1958. He was born in Russia on January 2, 1892 to Chaim Joseph Saver and Rachael Leah Saver. He operated Saver Chandelier, and served in the U.S. military during World War I. He was the husband of Anna Saver. Burial was at Sheffield Cemetery under the direction of J.P. Louis Funeral Home.

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SAWDY, Robert
FESTUS, MISSOURI: Robert F. Sawdy, 75, died February 23, 2007 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. He was born May 30, 1931 in St. Louis to Lorenz A. and Irene Robinson Sawdy. He worked as a carpenter, and was a member of Carpenters Local #2119. He attended St. Rose of Lima Church, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Family members include a daughter, Lisa Gilley of Festus; a son, David (Tracey) Sawdy of Festus; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Constance A. Winchell Sawdy; and a brother, Lorenz Sawdy. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in De Soto, MO by Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.

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SAWYER, Edith
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Edith C. Sawyer, 83, died September 2, 1999 in Springfield. She was born July 24, 1916 in Springfield to Charles and Rushia Shelton Nobles. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and its Plymouth Guild, and the Extension Homemakers' Unit. She is survived by a daughter, Linda Sawyer of Springfield; a son, Ronald M. Sawyer of Ozark; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Sawyer. Interment was at the Tonganoxie Cemetery in Tonganoxie, KS by Quisenberry Funeral Home.

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SAXTON, Alta
GRAHAM, MISSOURI: Alta Jean Saxton, 82, died August 11, 2008 in Mound City. She was born September 10, 1925 in Forbes to George and Mildred Stansberry Stull. Survivors include her husband, Bert L. Saxton, Jr.; four children, Sandra Wojtowicz of St. Joseph, Jack Saxton of Graham, Linda Clark of Maryville, and Rick Saxton of Fillmore; a sister, Audrey Guyer of Forbes; a brother, Doyle Stull of Mound City; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Saxton; her parents; a sister, Georgia Knapp; and a grandson, Robert Clark. Interment was at Prairie Home Cemetery by Pettijohn and Crawford Family Funeral Service.

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SAYLES, Elijah
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Elijah "Red" Sayles died September 14, 2009. He was born December 15, 1936 in Okmulgee, OK to Bishop and Angeline Sayles. He retired from the Kansas City Ford Assembly plant, and was a former professional middleweight boxer. He and his wife, Doris M. Williams Sayles, had four sons, Andrew, Anthony, Larry, and Leatry; and four daughters, Cynthia, Gerri, Brenda, and Shateria. He is survived by seven children; 20 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Blue Ridge Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Linwood Chapel.

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SCHARFENBERG, Elsie
WASHINGTON, MISSOURI: Elsie Catherine Scharfenberg, 99, died December 25, 2004. She was born April 13, 1905 to Joseph Scharfenberg and Anna, Stuettermann Scharfenberg. She was a former secretary for International Shoe Company and Deb Shoe Company, and attended St. Francis Borgia Church. She is survived by her friends, Jerry and Jamie Lakebrink and Joyce Mentz, all of Washington; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Johanna Scharfenberg, Alma Scharfenberg and Gertrude Scharfenberg; and four brothers, Henry, Joseph, Charles, and Alfred Scharfenberg. Services were held at St. Francis Borgia Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Oltmann Funeral Home.

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SCHEER, Mimi
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MISSOURI: Mimi Scheer, 80, died April 8, 1957 in Clayton, MO. She was born September 2, 1876 in St. Louis to George H. and Pauline Stamm Rolfes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Scheer. Burial was at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in St. Louis under the direction of A.H. Bocklage Funeral Home.

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SCHLOSS, Lulu
STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI: Lulu M. Schloss, 91, died July 21, 1970 in Ste. Genevieve. She was born August 21, 1878. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Newell and Mrs. Warren Hoffman; a son, Archie; a sister; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Schloss. Burial was at Memorial Park in Cape Giarardeau under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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SCHNEIDER, John C.
SEDALIA, MISSOURI: John C. Schneider, 88, of Sedalia died October 10, 1992 at Rest Haven in Sedalia. He was born April 4, 1904, in Chula to Rudolph E. and Mary Elizabeth Cummings Schneider. He was a former resident of Marshall, where he was a retired manager of Triangle Auto Supply, and a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. He moved to Sedalia in 1988. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kathryn Griffin Schneider; two sons, Charles Allen Schneider of Boonville, and Edward Eugene Schneider of Littleton, CO; three sisters, Dorothy Lawrence of Moberly, Marian Horn of Kansas City, and Frances Peters of Seattle, WA; two brothers, Lawrence and Donald Schneider, both of Chillicothe; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield with arrangements by Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.

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SCHNEIDER, Sylvia
JACKSON, MISSOURI: Sylvia Schneider, 81, died November 15, 1988 at her residence. She was born December 12, 1906 in Oak Ridge to William and Mary Lowes Breckenridge. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Darlene Wagner and Mrs. Doris Amelunke; a son, Eugene Schneider; a sister, Mrs. Floy Pfeiffer of Jackson; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto Schneider; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at New Wells Cemetery under the direction of Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.

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SCHRECKE, Herbert
PHILADELPHIA, MISSOURI: Herbert F. Schrecke, 89, died October 14, 2007. He was born September 18, 1918 to Herbert W. and Amelia Schmidt Schrecke. He was a retired service writer and mechanic for a Chevrolet dealership in the Chicago area, and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the VFW, and the American Legion. He is survived by two sisters, Doretta Taylor Of McHenry, IL, and Miriam Eggum of Monroe WI; his nieces and nephews; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and his great-great nieces and great-great nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Amber A. Weber Schrecke; and a brother, Richard C. Schrecke. Interment with military honors was at the Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk, IA with arrangements by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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SCHREIBER, Harry A.
KAHOKA, MISSOURI: Harry A. Schreiber, age 78, died June 29, 2005. He was born July 15, 1926 to John A. and Ola Pearl Stevenson Schreiber. He retired from the former Baker and Kaiser Quarries. He enjoyed reading, and repairing broken objects. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Horter Schreiber; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Donald Thurston of Ingalls, KS, and Betty and Joe Young, and Carrol and James Leisenring, all of Kahoka; a son, Dale Schreiber of Kahoka; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Edith Templeton of Keokuk, IA, Stanley and Twila Horter of Kahoka, Helen and Roy Pearson of Kahoka, Ruby and Jim Stamper of Des Moines, IA, and John Irvin of Farmington, IA; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Michael Thurston; and an infant brother. Interment was at Chambersburg Cemetery by Wilson Funeral Home.

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SCHUISCHELIS, Janice
GERALD, MISSOURI: Janice Ladell Schuischelis, 75, died July 27, 2008 at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington. She was born May 25, 1933 in St. Louis to Clarence and Ida Brinkmann Smith. She formerly worked for Laclede Steel, and Feelings and Flowers. She was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed Church in Ferguson, where was active with the Women’s Fellowship, and after relocating to Gerald, joined St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Kaye Shade (Jon) of Gerald, and Leah Ann Schuischelis of Hazelwood; two brothers, Dennis Smith (Toby) of Arnold, and Greg Smith (Diane) of Portageville; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Wilfred Schuischelis. Services were held at St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Interment was at St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery under the direction of Meyer-Hilke-Millard Funeral Home.

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SCHUPP, Delphia
ELDON, MISSOURI: Delphia Bea Schupp, 95, died August 4, 2007 at her residence. She was born January 29, 1912 in Pettis County to Waller Withers and Mary Rosetta Wheeler Settles. She was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. She is survived by a son, John Schupp of Eldon; four daughters, Lois Brown of Eldon, Georgia Louise Thering of Knob Noster, Mary Alexander of Stillwater, OK, and Sharon K. Watson of Council Bluffs, IA; 27 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Franklin Schupp; two daughters, Shirley R. VanDyke and Helen D. Schupp; her parents; a sister; three brothers; and two grandsons. Interment was at Dooley Cemetery by Rekus Funeral Home.

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SCHWAAB, Thelma
FREDERICKTOWN, MISSOURI: Thelma Frances Schwaab, 98, died November 21, 2008 at the Stockhoff Nursing Home in Fredericktown. She was born December 20, 1909 in St. Louis to John and Edith Foster Wolff. She was a Catholic. Survivors include her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Schwaab; her parents; four brother; and three sisters. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Follis and Sons Funeral Home.

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SCIPIONI, Joan
SULLIVAN, MISSOURI: Joan M. Scipioni, 74, died November 7, 2008. She was born August 14, 1934 to the late Joseph and Stella Laskey Schley. She owned the Western Surprise Shop, and enjoyed flea markets. She is survived by her husband, Dario Scipioni; a son, Randy Scipioni (Joyce) of Warrenton; a daughter, Judy Hartzell (Jim) of Sullivan; two brothers, James Schley of Gilbert, MN, and David Schley of Cairo, NE; a sister, Barbara Leinonen of Virginia, MN; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Billy Schley; and a sister, Susan Anderson. Cremation arrangements were handled by Eaton Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Jake
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Jake Scott died February 12, 2011 in Kansas City, MO. He was born August 31, 1925 in Friars Point, MS to the late Jake and Bertha Scott. He was a master tailor, and did other professional sewing work. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by five nieces, Vallorie Hudson, Ellawease Yancy, Stephanie Scott, Brenda Jones, and Carolyn Banks; seven nephews, Victor, Philip, Gary, Larry, Mark, Tommie, Jr., and Brad Scott; 2 great-nephews; his cousins, including Bertha Anderson; his close friends, Abraham and Diana Patrick; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Tommie and Isaac Scott; a sister, Bessie Turner; and four nephews, Isaac, Timothy, Paul and Steve Scott. Interment was at Leavenworth National Cemetery by Lawrence A. Jones and Sons Funeral Chapel.

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SCOTT, Thelma
ARMSTRONG, MISSOURI: Thelma Faye Scott, 75, died October 9, 2003. She was born February 14, 1927 to John and Faye Barnes Olsen. She was a longtime secretary at Woodland Hospital, and also served as an administrative advisor with the Department of the Army (ROTC) for 15 years. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Sherry Scott of Armstrong; a daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and Richard Fuemmeler of Armstrong; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Sharon Cemetery with arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home.

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SEABAUGH, John
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: John R. Seabaugh, 72, died August 14, 2011 at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born September 25, 1938 in Perryville, MO to Glen F. and Elsie Marie Smith Seabaugh. He had worked at Hawthorne School, Southeast Missouri State University, and at the shoe factory. He was a member of Sovereign Grace Church in Jackson. Survivors include his wife, Betty Howard Seabaugh; two sisters, Patsy Kaiser of Gordonville, and Glenda Darrow of Las Vegas, NV; and two brothers, Glen Seabaugh, Jr. of Golden, and Bill Seabaugh of Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Jewell Lincecum. Interment was at Lorimier Cemetery under the direction of Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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SEAT, Curtis
CARL JUNCTION, MISSOURI: Curtis E. Seat, 87, died June 24, 2009 at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation Center in Webb City, MO. He was born October 24, 1921 in Oklahoma. He retired from Safeway. He attended the Central Christian Center in Joplin. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Ward (Monte) of Carl Junction, and Judy Roberts of Phoenix, AZ; a son, Fred Roesel (Marsha) of Joplin; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Nichols Seat; three brothers; and a grandson, Jeffrey Roberts. Burial was at Ozark Memorial Park under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary.

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SELLE, Charles
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Charles Selle, 76, died June 13, 1934 at his home. He was the son of Otto and Mathilda Brown Selle. He worked at Roth Tobacco Co. for 20 years, and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was survived by a daughter, Frances Selle; three sons, Joe, Otto, and William Selle; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Knaup Selle. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Walther Funeral Home.

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SELSOR, Hazel
ORONOGO, MISSOURI: Hazel A. Selsor, 87, died September 10, 2008 at St. John's Hospital. She was born January 20, 1921. She was a member of the Oronogo First Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Dale Selsor of Branson, and Don Selsor and Gary Selsor, both of Oronogo; 2 granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Selsor. Interment was at the Oronogo Cemetery with arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home.

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SEYLER, Eugene H.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Eugene Henry Seyler, 68, died December 18, 1958. He was born July 13, 1890 to Henry and Sophia Seyler. He was the husband of Augusta Bitsch Seyler. He was a firefighter and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War I. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Beiderwieden Funeral Home.

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SEYLER, Sylvia
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Sylvia A. Seyler, 80, died December 27, 1970 at a local hospital. She was a native of Centralia, KS. She retired from the Park Floral Co. with 20 years of service, and was a member of Faith United Church of Christ. She was a member and Past Noble Grand of the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Golda Cornelius and Mrs. Marie Brozorick. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Seyler. Arrangements were handled by Heaton-Bowman Mortuary.

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SHAUGHNESSY, David P., S.J.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Bro. David P. Shaughnessy, S.J., 80, died March 8, 1939 at St. Mary's Hospital in Kansas City. He was born June 5, 1858 in Illinois to James and Mary Ryan Shaughnessy, both of whom were born in Ireland. He was associated with Rockhurst College. Interment was at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Quirk and Tobin Funeral Home.

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SHER, Lottie
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Lottie Sher, 86, died October 12, 1953 at St. Louis Jewish Hospital. She was born in Russia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles. Interment was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Berger Memorial Funeral Home. Note: Her maiden name may have been Bernstein.

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SHIRLEY, Eulah
HANNIBAL, MISSOURI: Eulah Faye Shirley, 95, died May 30, 2007 at Willow Care Center in Hannibal. She was born July 2, 1911 in McCune Station, MO to Andrew J. and Evia Belle Baxter Riggs. She worked as a sales clerk for Vogue Shoe Store, and enjoyed dancing and music. She was a Christian. She is survived by a son, Charles R. Welch (Connie) of Peoria, IL; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Charles H. Welch, Emory Green, and Leo Shirley; her parents; two infant daughters; two sisters; and three brothers. Interment was at Grand View Burial Park with arrangements by James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

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SHONK, Nadine
JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Nadine Shonk, 88, died May 2, 2009 at Freeman West Hospital. She was born April 12, 1921 in Pittsburg, KS to Clarence B. and Emma Elizabeth Frakes Sale. She was a former resident of St. Louis, and had lived in Joplin since 1986. She was a secretary for the manager of Sears in St. Louis for 23 years, and also taught school in Pittsburg and Webb City. She attended Calvary Baptist Church in Joplin. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Charleen Dale of Lee's Summit, MO; and a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Kay Shonk of Coffeyville, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray E. Shonk; her parents; two sisters, Martha Scavezze and Mary Rogers; and a brother, Leonard C. Sale. Interment was at Highland Park Cemetery in Pittsburg, KS by Bath-Naylor Funeral Home.

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SHULTZ, Donna
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI: Donna Moreland Shultz, 75, died January 25, 2010. She was born July 6, 1934 to David N. and Opal Buttner Moreland. She attended Sugar Creek United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Mann (Richard) of Kansas City, MO, and Susan Brooks (Jim) of South Carolina; a son, William "Billy" Shultz of Independence; a sister, Inez Humphrey; 2 grandsons; 3 great-grandchildren; and her dog, Sammy Bear. Arrangements were handled by Forever Cremation Society of Kansas City.

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SIDDENS, Betty
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Betty J. Siddens, 77, died January 24, 1986. Survivors include four sisters, Margaret Gebhart of Bonner Springs, Mary Cole of Richton, MS, and Kay Hutchings and Pauline Early, both of Phoenix, AZ. Interment of ashes was at Grandview Cemetery in Albany, MO with arrangements by Roberson-Polley Funeral Home.

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SIDOR, Walter
KING CITY, MISSOURI: Walter Sidor, 70, died December 19, 1961 in King City. He was a native of Poland. He had been a farmer near King City, and had also lived in St. Joseph. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Lawrence F. Sidor of St. Joseph; and a grandchild. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Clark Mortuary.

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SIGMAN, Edna
VERSAILLES, MISSOURI: Edna P. Sigman, 93, died April 30, 2011 at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles. She was born January 19, 1918 in Lincoln, MO to the late Louis H. and Augusta E. Gerken Kreissler. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed sewing. Survivors include a sister, Jane Proctor (Bert) of Peculiar, MO; four nieces; and five nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Roscoe Sigman; her parents; a sister; and three brothers. Services were held at Grace Lutheran Church. Interment was at the Versailles Cemetery by Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home.

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SIKES, Jennie
SIKESTON, MISSOURI: Jennie Sikes, 93, died March 2, 1949. She was born August 17, 1855 in Sikeston to Calvin and Fannie Greer. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, and was a charter member of the Ladies' Aid Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank M. Sikes. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lindsay Brown; two sons, William H. and Alfred C. Sikes; 7 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Interment was at the Old City Cemetery under the direction of Welsh Funeral Home. Note: One record gives her maiden name as Green.

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SIMMONS, Sharon
SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Sharon R. Simmons, 71, died October 18, 2010. She was born November 14, 1938 to Lewis and Eva Vandervort Heinze. She was a Presbyterian. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Andy Powell of Springfield; three sisters, Vergean Fischer of Manitowoc, WI, Donna Perterson of Rosendale, WI, and Jane Hesselberg of Bangor, WI; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Royce; and her parents. Interment was at Pinecrest Cemetery in Kimberling City with arrangements by Stumpff Funeral Home.

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SIMONIN, Johnny
FULTON, MISSOURI: Johnny A. Simonin, 82, died May 11, 2008 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He is survived by his wife, June Marie Giaimo Simonin; a daughter, Lisa Easley of Russellville; a son, Johnny N. Simonin of Fulton; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Old Auxvasse Presbyterian Cemetery in Kingdom City under the direction of Debo Funeral Home.

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SIMPSON, Letty
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Letty Simpson died December 25, 1955 at the St. Louis City Hospital. She was born June 12, 1888 in Illinois to Samuel Dietz and Mary Helmich. She was the wife of James N. Simpson. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis under the direction of Leidner Untertaking Co.

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SINGER, Fanny
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Fanny Singer died September 2, 1942 in St. Louis. She was born in Russia. She was survived by her husband, Hyman Singer. Burial was at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery under the direction of Herman Rindskopf Mortuary.

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SINGLETON, Ida
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Ida Singleton, 86, died November 21, 1979 at a Kansas City nursing home. She was born April 1, 1893 in Missouri. She was a teacher in the Rosedale School System in Kansas City, KS, and was a member of Trinity A.M.E. Church. Survivors include two sons, Richard of Kansas City, and Willard of Los Angeles; two daughters, Mrs. Dean Harvey of Lawrence, and Mrs. Marion Jackson of Sacramento, CA; a sister, Nellie Craig of Los Angeles; her grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was in Kansas City, MO under the direction of Thatcher's Mortuary.

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SIREN, Aloysius
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Aloysius Siren, 62, died December 8, 1956 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born January 6, 1894 in Wauneta, NE to Matthew and Barbara Gerten Siren. He was a salesman for Metropolitan Life Insurance, and a veteran of World War I. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Kansas City under the direction of D.W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Home.

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SITHERWOOD, Frank
OREGON, MISSOURI: Frank Leon Sitherwood, 80, died November 27, 1970. He was a retired engineer with the St. Joseph Light and Power Co., and was a member of the Christian Church in Fontana, KS. He had lived in Oregon for 14 years, and was a former resident of Mound City. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Tom Dawson; two sons, Loren Sitherwood of Auburn, NE, and Francis Sitherwood of Bigelow; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Mound City by Pettijohn-Crawford Funeral Home.

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SKOUBY, Mildred
ST. JAMES, MISSOURI: Mildred M. Skouby died October 4, 2006 at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. She was born on April 3, 1922. She is survived by a son, Richard Allen Skouby (Louise) of St. Robert; 6 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Skouby; two sons, Russell James, Jr. and Robert Wayne Skouby; her parents; her siblings; and a niece. Burial was at High Gate Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.

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SLANKER, Maxine
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Maxine D. Slanker, 93, died February 7, 2011 in Eldon, MO. She was born December 9, 1917 in Filmore, MO to Lloyd E. and Estella Mae Elfrits Todd. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Business College, and was a longtime secretary for the Missouri State Senate. She is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Garlich of Sedalia; a son, Todd Slanker (Linda) of Rocky Mount; a sister, Laurella VonKaenel of Savannah, MO; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lois Gerdes (John) of Jefferson City; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Daniel Slanker, Sr.; a son, George Slanker, Jr.; her parents; and a sister, Helen Frye. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery by Freeman Mortuary.

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SLEMP, Louise
TARKIO, MISSOURI: Louise Russell Slemp, 52, died November 11, 2006, at the Oregon Care Center in Oregon, MO. She was born September 12, 1954 in Hazard, KY to Oscar and Mary Louise Allen Deaton, Sr. She was a former resident of Perryville, MD and Ipava, IL. She was a CNA, and a former Head Start bus driver and VFW bartender. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary, and enjoyed flower arranging, crafts, country music, and collecting clowns. She is survived by her husband, Ralph Slemp; a daughter, Jennifer Malott of Marceline; three sons, Anthony Potter, Sr. of Thayer, Christopher Michael Russell of Hagerstown, MD, and Kenneth Allen Potter of Newark, DE; her stepchildren, Alice Neal, Steve Russell, Kristin Slemp, Donald Russell, and Don Sies; two sisters, Julia Marie Deaton and Lula B. Merchant; a brother, Oscar Deaton, Jr.; and 21 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Oral Francis Russell; and her parents. Interment was at Home Cemetery by Davis Funeral Home.

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SLOAN, Alice
LADDONIA, MISSOURI: Alice May Sloan died August 10, 1942. She was the daughter of Hugh Riley and Helen Brennan, and the wife of George Sloan. Burial was at the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Grainger Undertaking Co.

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SLY, Betty Lou
FAIRFAX, MISSOURI: Betty Lou Sly, 77, died April 23, 2009 at Bryan LGH in Lincoln, NE. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, H.A. Sly; her children, David (Krista) Sly of St. Joseph, and Mark (Debbie) Sly and Stephanie (Jay) Smith, all of Fairfax; three brothers, Maurice (Rosalie) Flanagan of Rock Port, Richard Flanagan of Maryville, and John Flanagan of Kansas City; a sister, Dott Lawrence of Rock Port; 7 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Service were held at the United Methodist Church in Fairfax. Burial was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Schooler Funeral Home.

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SMIT, William M.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: William Maurice Smit, 72, died March 14, 1954 at Missouri Pacific Hospital. He was born in December 15, 1881 in St. Louis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Smit. Interment was at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Herman Rindskopf, Inc.

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SMITH, Ambrose C.
PLEASANT HOPE, MISSOURI: Ambrose Chester Smith, 79, died August 15, 1957. He was born September 15, 1877 in Marionville, MO to Lorenza and Mary Mann Smith. He was a retired farmer. He was survived by his wife, Savannah Smith. Burial was at Pleasant Hope Cemetery under the direction of Willard B. Erwin Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Dorothy
JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI: Dorothy Olivia Smith died April 16, 2002. She was born March 6, 1915 in Wainright, MO to William James and Martha Ann Bush Reynolds. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, the Women's Missionary Group, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Heroines of Jericho. She is survived by four sons, William R. Smith of Columbia, and Howard F. Smith, Thelbert C. Smith and Melvin R. Smith, all of Jefferson City; two daughters, Olivia A. Smith of Grandview and Betty M. Littlejohn of Kansas City; a sister, Helen Logan of Jefferson City; 9 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, E'Thelbert Smith. Services were held at Second Baptist Church. Interment was at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens by Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Ezekiel
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Ezekiel L. Smith, 50, died May 3, 1960. He was born September 15, 1909 in Wynnewood, OK to Louis and Adell Allen Smith. He worked as a bellman at the Arcadia Hotel, and was a veteran of World War II. He was survived by his wife, Edna Smith. Interment was at Pauls Valley, OK with arrangements by Watkins Bros. Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Hattie
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Hattie Mae Thomas Smith, 82, died October 26, 1975 at the Boone County Hospital. She was born November 12, 1892 in Boone County to Clementine and Emelia Frosch Powers. She had worked at Brown Shoe Company and Ar-Cel Garment Company. She attended Oakland Christian Church. She is survived by a half-brother, Ellis V. Powers; 3 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Smith. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home.

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SMITH, James E.
GORDONVILLE, MISSOURI: James E. Smith, 83, died January 8, 2012 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born November 6, 1928 in Cape Girardeau to Daniel S. and Eva B. Utley Smith. He retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company with over 37 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served in the Missouri State Guard. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the American Legion, and the Beaver Bend Swamp Rangers. He attended West Side Church of God, where he was an usher and served on various church committees. He enjoyed the outdoors. He is survived by a daughter, LaReesa (Rolf) Hanusa of Georgetown, TX; a son, Rodney (Judy) Smith of Jackson; a sister, Betty Nanna of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Danny E. Smith of Fredericksburg, VA; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and his friends, including Thelma Williams. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris J. Eakins Smith; and a brother, Richard S. Smith. Interment with military honors was at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery by McCombs Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Leroy
FORSYTH, MISSOURI: Leroy Smith, 67, died December 13, 1962. He was born November 23, 1895. He retired from Empire District Electric Co. with over 40 years of service. He was survived by his wife, Mabel Smith; a daughter, Mrs. Joann Armstrong; a brother, Cecil Smith; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Forsyth Presbyterian Church. Burial with Masonic rites was at Ozarks Memorial Park.

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SMITH, Sally
SALISBURY, MISSOURI: Sally E. Smith, 74, died August 2, 2006 at Kindred Hospital in Kansas City. She was born January 20, 1932 in Charleston, MO to Jennings Bryan Byrd and Lela Dixon Byrd. She was a cook, and had worked at North Village Park in Moberly, Monroe Manor in Paris, and Chariton Park in Salisbury. Survivors include two daughters, Tina (Roger) Laycock of Salisbury, and Doras (Thomas) Trussell of Moberly; two sons, Michael (Kathleen) of Holiday, and Jimmie (Brenda) Moore of Moberly; a sister, Dorothy Thompson of Charleston; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Smith; a sister, JoAnn Byrd; and her brothers, William, Andrew, and Oscar Byrd. Interment was at Sunset Hills Cemetery under the direction of Summerville Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Veneta
MACON, MISSOURI: Veneta J. Smith, 70, died August 15, 2009 at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon. She was born July 31, 1939 in Elmer, MO to Brown Alfred Biswell, Sr. and Dearie Kelly Biswell. She was a former resident of Ethel, MO, and enjoyed crocheting, painting and wall papering. Survivors include a son, Kevin Smith (Michelle) of Brookfield; five sisters, Vera Atkins of Macon, Maxine Johnson of Elmer, Viola Samuels and Doris Berry, both of St. Louis; and Lydia Swearingen of Illinois; 5 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Heard of Tennessee; her mother-in-law, Elizabeth Smith of Joplin; a sister-in-law, Norma Roberts of Joplin; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Dale" Smith; two sons, David and James Smith; her parents; a sister, Lavon Rhoades; and two brothers, Brown Biswell, Jr. and Harold Biswell. Interment was at White Oaks Cemetery by Gilleland and McElwain Funeral Home.

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SNIDER, Muriel
POPLAR BLUFF, MISSOURI: Muriel Snider, 76, died March 19, 2000 at Doctors Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. She was born November 12, 1923 in Bragg City, MO to Robert and Elizabeth Cheek Winters. She was a member of New Home General Baptist Church. She enjoyed listening to the radio, collecting owls, and reading the Bible and daily devotional books. Survivors include three daughters, Janet Hemby (Jackie) of Steelville, Karen Brock (Billy) of Malden, and Annie Sanders (Vernon) of Belleview; two sons, Ronnie Snider of Poplar Bluff, and Robert Snider (Joni) of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard E. Snider; her parents; a daughter, Cleta Sullivan; a son, Arthur W. Baum; six sisters; four brothers; and 3 granddaughters. Burial was at Duck Creek Cemetery in Puxico under the direction of Moore Funeral Home.

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SNODGRASS, Leonard L.
EL DORADO SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Leonard Leroy Snodgrass, 82, died November 23, 2010 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. He was born October 1, 1928 in Toddville, IA to Fay and Agnes Hadoc Snodgrass. He worked in the sheet metal industry for 20 years, and also farmed. He enjoyed animals. He is survived by his wife, Marlisse Shelton Snodgrass; two sons, Timothy Snodgrass of El Dorado Springs, and Mike Snodgrass (Phyllis) of Mooresville, IN; two stepchildren, Richard Shelton of Fayetteville, AR, and Tony Shelton (Angela) of Wasilla, AK; a sister, Nyla Ray (Lonnie) of Priest River, ID; 11 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was formerly married to Grace Baskett Snodgrass. He was preceded in death by two daughters; two sons; his parents; two sisters; and a brother. Services were held at the El Dorado Springs Assembly of God Church. Arrangements were handled by Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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SPANKOWSKI, Beverly
BRANDSVILLE, MISSOURI: Beverly Rose Spankowski, 77, died May 14, 2009 at her residence. She was born March 29, 1932 in Normal, IL to Boswell and Rose McMillian. She was a Methodist. Survivors include six children and their spouses, Catherine and Michael Dahl of Willow Springs, Victoria Swiatlowski of Westmont, IL, Lee James and Michelle Schoenhofen of Romeoville, IL, and Georgeanna Iribarren, Edward and Kimberly Schoenhofen, and Lenita and A.J. Filip, all of Brandsville; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Spankowski; her parents; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery by Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

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SPITLER, Deloris
BERTRAND, MISSOURI: Deloris Ann Meeks Spitler, 69, died March 19, 2011 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born November 19, 1942 in Bertrand, MO to the late Frank and Lorene Eastwood Meeks. She was a resident of Memphis, TN for over 40 years, and moved back to Bertrand in 2004. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Richard Paul Spitler, Sr.; a daughter, Kelly Goad of Bertrand; five sons, Ron Spitler of Brighton, TN, Larry Spitler of Mumford, TN, Jimmy Spitler of Bartlett, TN, Don Spitler of Austin, AR, and Joey Spitler of O'Fallon, IL; four sisters, Judy Skinner of Sikeston, Mae McClain of Charleston, Mary Allen of East Prairie, and Jan Harper of Knoxville, TN; two brothers, Bill Meeks of Bertrand, and Don Meeks of Billingsley, AL; 18 grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Paul Spitler, Jr.; a sister, Paula Kay Meeks; and four brothers, Frank Meeks, Jr., Bob Meeks, Marshall Meeks, and Charles Meeks. Interment was at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery near Charleston by McMikle Funeral Home.

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SPLITTORFF, Paul W., Jr.
BLUE SPRINGS, MISSOURI: Paul William Splittorff, Jr. died May 25, 2011 at his home. He was born October 8, 1946 in Evansville, IN to Paul William Splittorff, Sr. and Bettye Reckner Splittorff. He was a graduate of Morningside College in Sioux City, IA, where he played baseball and basketball and was a member of Delta Sigma Phi. He played for the Kansas City Royals for 15 years, pitched in the 1980 World Series, and was a member of four divisional championship teams. He was inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame in 1987. He holds the record for most career wins in Royals history. After retiring from baseball, he entered a career in broadcasting, and was an analyst for the Royals broadcast booth, as well as a commentator for Big 8 and Big 12 basketball. He was on the gold medal Team USA in the 1967 Pan American Games. He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, the Morningside College Hall of Fame, and the Greater Siouxland Athletic Association Hall of Fame. He attended St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Lynn Litterick Splittorff; a son, Jamie (Erin); a daughter, Jennifer; his mother; a brother, Lou; 2 granddaughters; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Visitation was at the First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs. Services were held at St. Robert Bellarmine Church. Arrangements were handled by Speaks Suburban Funeral Home.

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STACK, Father Gilbert
CONCEPTION, MISSOURI: Fr. Gilbert Stack, O.S.B., 94, died September 30, 2007. Gilbert (Garrett Michael) Stack was born August 28, 1913 in Kansas City, MO to William and Elizabeth Gaughan Stack. He was a Roman Catholic priest and monk at Conception Abbey. He attended Conception College, St. Benedict's College in Atchison, KS, and Northwest Missouri State University. He entered the novitiate of Conception Abbey in 1933, and professed vows on September 3, 1934. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1939. Survivors include his nephews and nieces, Thomas J. (Colleen) Stack of Kansas City, MO, John (Virginia) Zumalt of Shawnee, KS, Mary C. Masucci of Overland Park, KS, William G. Stack of Annandale, VA, and David (Lori) Scott of Houston, TX; and his religious community. Services were held at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Arrangements were entrusted to Price Funeral Home.

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STAGGENBORG, Edwin
ST. PETERS, MISSOURI: Edwin R. Staggenborg, 81, died August 18, 2009. He was born October 15, 1927 the late John H. Staggenborg and Nellie Cooper. He was a senior planner at McDonnell-Douglas for 40 years. He was the husband of Mary Creason Staggenborg; the father of Dan (Nancy) Staggenborg, Barbara (Sammy) Cillo, Joan Staggenborg (John Thurmond), Gail (Mark) Holthaus, Joseph Staggenborg, and Robert (Aimee) Staggenborg; and the brother of Robert (Betty) Staggenborg and Eugene (Buelah) Staggenborg. He had 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery by Baue Funeral Home.

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STANAITIS, Josephine
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Josephine Stanaitis died April 8, 1957 in St. Louis. She was born in Lithuania on March 19, 1890 to Peter and Petrinella Skeraitais. She was the wife of John Stanaitis, and was a U.S. citizen. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery by E.J. Schnur Funeral Home.

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STANGER, Charles
MARBLE HILL, MISSOURI: Charles C. Stanger, 83, died January 3, 2008 at Eldercare in Marble Hill. He was born July 20, 1924 in Madison, IN. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended the Community Church at Marble Hill. There are no known surviving relatives. Interment with military honors was at Bollinger County Memorial Park under the direction of Liley Funeral Home.

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STAPLETON, Ethel
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Ethel L. Stapleton, 59, died July 14, 2009. She was born December 30, 1949 in New Bloomfield, MO to John Henry and Geraldine Broaden Jefferson. She was a licensed practical nurse. She is survived by a son, Edwin Stapleton of Evansville, IN; her mother, Geraldine Jefferson; a sister, Barbara Jefferson of Kansas City, MO; and two brothers, Henri Jefferson of Columbia, and Charles Jefferson of Del Rio, TX. Services were held at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by H.T. May and Son Funeral Home.

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STATLER, Diana
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Diana Carlin Statler, age 1 day, died December 28, 1949 at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born December 27, 1949 to Raymond and Aline Frentzel Statler. She was survived by her parents; a sister, Dorothy Cheryl; a brother, Gene; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D.R. Statler; and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Charles Frentzel. Burial was at Russell Heights Cemetery under the direction of Seabaugh-Laird Funeral Home. Note: One record gives the mother's first name as Alene and the father's as Ramon.

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STEIN, Martha
TEBBETS, MISSOURI: Martha Bess Stein, 76, died September 25, 2009. She was born April 20, 1933 to the late Luther Maynard and Bessie Roberts Maynard. She enjoyed needlework and gardening. She is survived by her husband, Henry E. Stein; her children, Michael E. Stein (Diane) of Tebbetts, Debbie A. Hengen (Jim) of St. Peters, Lisa M. Wilson (Mike) of Warrenton, MO, and David A. Stein (Melissa) of New Iberia, LA; a brother, Jerry Maynard of Jonesboro, AZ; a sister, June Halstead of St. Ann, MO; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael P. Stein. Arrangements were handled by Debo Funeral Home.

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STEINBORN, Anita
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI: Anita Anna Steinborn, 97, died November 24, 2001. She was born August 23, 1904 in Jackson, MO to Henry C. and Matilda Louise Borgfield Best. She worked for International Shoe Manufacturer, and was an inspector for both the Jackson Dress Factory and the Dorsa Dress Factory. She attended Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Virgie and Gustav Preusser of Cape Girardeau, and Viola and Garland Buck of Charleston; a son and daughter-in-law, Howard E. and Martha Steinborn of Florissant; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Howard Steinborn; six sisters; two brothers; and her parents. Burial was at Lorimier Cemetery with arrangements by Ford and Sons Funeral Home.

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STEINNERD, Sister Mary Bertrand
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Sr. Mary Bertrand Steinnerd, 59, died April 12, 1951 at Villa Gesu, St. Ferdinand. She was born December 14, 1891 in Leopold, MO to John and Adelheid Brauer Steinnerd, and was one of nine children. She was a nun and a teacher with the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant sister. Interment was at Villa Gesu Cemetery (later moved to Resurrection Cemetery) with arrangements by Fendler Funeral Home.

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STEWART, Marilyn
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Marilyn Ann Stewart, 73, died December 7, 2010. She was born November 24, 1937 in Pittsburg, KS to Roscoe and Martha Scott. She is survived by her children, Mike Stewart, Richard Stewart, and Vickie Settle (Paul); 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery by Park Lawn Funeral Home.

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STINE, Vera
ST. JAMES, MISSOURI: Vera Stine, 83, died December 26, 2006 in Rolla, MO. She was born September 8, 1923 in Chiswick, England to Alfred and Violet Houston Legge. She is survived by her husband, Gordon E. Stine; a daughter, Frances Green (Richard) of St. James; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Joan Shilling and Gladys Wait; and two brothers, Derek and Ivan Legge. Interment was at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis by Jones Funeral Home.

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STRADER, Amy
NORTH KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Amy Lee Strader, 54, died November 1, 1980 at a North Kansas City hospital. She worked for a grocery store, and was of the Presbyterian faith. She was a native of St. Joseph, MO. Survivors include a son, Bryce Strader of St. Joseph; her mother, Mary Ratliff of St. Joseph; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Funeral Home.

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STROMBERG, Octavia
HILLSBORO, MISSOURI: Octavia Rose Schrader Stromberg, 95, died January 5, 2007 in Crystal City, MO. She was born January 18, 1911 in Shrewsbury MO to Albert Schrader and Clementine Jaeger Schrader. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Walter Stromberg; two daughters, Barbara Sandgren of Seattle, WA and Betty Stromberg of Brooklyn, NY; a son, Conrad (Elaine) Stromberg of De Soto, MO; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; and 9 siblings. Services were held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Burial was at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery by Robert D. Brown Funeral Home.

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STOREY, Forrest
PATTON, MISSOURI: Forrest D. Storey, 84, died March 13, 2004 at Claru DeVille Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born August 4, 1919 in Advance, MO to James Thomas and Amy Stamey Storey. He retired from the Caterpillar Company in Peoria, IL, and attended Calvary Temple in Fredericktown. He is survived by his wife, Wilma C. Johnson Storey; and a sister, Inez Reynolds of Gordon, GA. He was predeceased by four sisters and five brothers. Interment was at Union Light Cemetery under the direction of Liley Funeral Home.

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STOTTS, Rose
SARCOXIE, MISSOURI: Rose A. Stotts, 89, died June 15, 2008 at the Sarcoxie Nursing Center. She was born March 20, 1919 to Leonard F. and Hattie B. Freed Tomlinson. She had worked as a hairdresser. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oran Stotts; her parents; and a brother, LaClair Tomlinson. Interment was at the Sarcoxie Cemetery with arrangements by Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home.

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SULLIVAN, Clyde
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Clyde Sullivan, 78, died July 5, 2004 at his home. He was born May 14, 1926 in Corridon, MO to Elva "Buck" Sullivan and Lucy Olive Belle Keathley Sullivan. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended the Farmington First Church of God. He was a past president of the Optimist Club and a member of the VFW. He enjoyed bowling. He is survived by his wife, Beulah A. Cook Sullivan; two sons, Neil (Cathy) Sullivan of Farmington, and Clyde L. (Soundra) Sullivan of St. Louis; a daughter, Gay Ann (Joe) Weadon of Ste. Genevieve; a brother, Merril (Adele) Sullivan of Zillah, WA; four sisters, Maybelle (Dee) Bishop of Lonedell, Millie Daly of Ellensburg, WA, Jeri Sullivan of Zillah, WA, and Shirley (John) Wilson of Gig Harbor, WA; 5 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Haeger. Interment was at the Bismarck Masonic Cemetery by Taylor Funeral Service.

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SUMSKI, Bernice
FARMINGTON, MISSOURI: Bernice Honora Sumski, 84, died April 7, 2008. She was born November 6, 1923 to the late Julius Grzesiowski and Helen Mildred Marczinkowski. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Edward John Sumski; two sons, Dennis (Crystal) Sumski of Farmington, and Terry (Linda) Sumski of St. Louis; a sister, Jo Egan of St. Louis; her nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Frank and Mitchell Grzesiowsk; and a sister, Elsie Sutkowski. Burial was at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery under the direction of Cozean Memorial Chapel.

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SUNKEL, Ewald
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Ewald Sunkel, 76, died February 12, 1951 at Alexian Brothers Hospital. He was born January 21, 1875 in Belleville, IL to Ferdinand and Louise Sunkel. He worked in real estate management. He was survived by his wife, Anna B. Sunkel. Interment was at Oak Grove Mausoleum under the direction of Kriegshauser Mortuary.

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SUTTER, Brother Denis
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Bro. Denis (Herman) Sutter, F.S.C., 74, died July 31, 2010. He was born October 12, 1935 in St. Joseph, MO to Fred and Georgia Cottrill Sutter. He was a member of the De La Salle Christian Brothers for 52 years. He attended Gard Business School and had worked at M.K. Goetz Brewing Company prior to entering the Christian Brothers novitiate in Glencoe, MO in 1958. He made his final vows in 1963. He held a bachelor's degree from St. Mary College in Winona, MN, and a master's degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. He taught at Christian Brothers High School in St. Joseph from 1967 to 1970, and at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, TN from 1970 to 1997, where he initiated the soccer program and was the first soccer coach. He was a teacher, groundskeeper, athletic moderator, and director of the Community. He later taught at Helias High School in Jefferson City from 1997 to 2008. He is survived by a brother, Aubrey Sutter (Annie) of Chesapeake, VA; a sister, Betty Sutter of St. Joseph; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Sutter of Lincoln, NE; his nieces and nephews; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and the Christian Brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Jeanette; and a brother, David. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and also at St. Joseph Cathedral. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery with arrangements by Houser-Millard Funeral Home.

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SVENDROWSKI, Nora
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Nora L. Svendrowski, 73, died September 10, 2002 at her home. She was born November 15, 1928 in Taylorville, IL to Glen and Nora Durbin Ballard. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Farmington. She is survived by four sons, Glen B. Svendrowski of Farmington, Marion F. Svendrowski, Jr. of St. Louis, Chris (Robin) Svendrowski of Herculaneum, and Marion J. (Dawn) Svendrowski of Festus; three daughters, Leona F. Svendrowski of St. Louis, Nora Ann (Jim) Yochim of Springfield, IL, and Mary M. Svendrowski of Marietta, GA; three sisters, Ethel Childs of Galatia, IL, Ellen Priesmeyer of Pocohontas, IL, and Sue Greer of Ketchikan, AK; two brothers, Joe Ballard of Wenona, IL, and Bill Ballard of Dana, IL; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, M. Francis Svendrowski; her parents; and a sister, Mary Ruth Ballard. Services were held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Farmington. Interment was at New Calvary Cemetery in Farmington under the direction of Taylor Funeral and Cremation Service.

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SWAN, Rena
CASSVILLE, MISSOURI: Rena Swan, 88, died December 14, 1971. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. She attended the United Methodist Church of Cassville. Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Chastain of Cassville; a brother, L.C. Woosley of Cleveland, OH; and a grandson. Burial was at Purdy Cemetery under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home.

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SWOPE, Henrietta
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI: Henrietta Swope, 87, died July 10, 1977 at a local hospital. She attended King Hill United Methodist Church, and was a charter member of the Women's Society of Christian Service there. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the White Shrine of Jerusalem, and the Rebekah Lodge. She was survived by a sister, Mrs. Vella Schmidt of St. Joseph; and two brothers, James Griffith of Black Mountain, NC, and Ernest Griffith of St. Joseph. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Swope. Burial was at Ashland Cemetery.

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SYKES, William T.
DAWN, MISSOURI: William T. "Willie" Sykes, 86, died July 12, 1981 at St. Lukes's Hospital in Kansas City. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Sykes; a son, Forrest Sykes of Dawn; a sister, Sarah Maude McWilliams of Bogard; two brothers, Granville Sykes of Dawn, and Clarence Sykes of Oakland, CA; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Enon Baptist Church. Interment was at Enon Cemetery with arrangements by Pitts Funeral Home.

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