Obituaries for May 2013

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Lorene Amos

Lorene Amos, age 81, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Adams Street Place in Jefferson City. Arrangements are incomplete at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Russellville.

Barbara Ann Berendzen

Barbara Ann (Bazin) Berendzen, 66, of Kirksville, died peacefully Monday, April 29, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. Barbara was born September 7, 1946, in Joplin, to Joseph and Irene (Macario) Bazin. She graduated from Helias High School ...

Peggy P. Case

Mrs. Peggy L. Case, age 84 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at St. Mary's Health Center. Peggy was born June 20, 1928 in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Carl and Ada Reinhart Moreland. ...

Craig Lee Davis

Craig Lee Davis, 75, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Jefferson City Manor. He was born August 4, 1937, in Fulton, Missouri, the son of the late Harry Lee Davis and Helen McIntire Davis Holmes. He ...

Dorothy Ann Pace

Dorothy Ann Mundy Pace, 66, of Brighten, Mo., passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo., after a long battle with cancer. She was born October 23, 1946, in Springfield, Mo., to Ella Marie Cross Mundy and Olen ...

Elsie A. Uthe

Elsie A. Uthe, age 91, of Morrison, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the home of her son in Chamois. Elsie was born December 29, 1921, in Hope, a daughter of the late William Carl and Mary (Hemeyer) Ruegge. ...

Clyde Harley Vadner

Clyde Harley Vadner, 84, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, of natural causes at his home. Born in Webster Groves, Mo., on October 13, 1928, Mr. Vadner met his wife of 53 years, Marilynn Whickar, as a student ...

Verlin Baxter

Verlin "Johnny" Johnson Baxter, 91, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at her daughterís home with her daughters at her side. Johnny was born on May 22, 1921, in Storm Lake, Iowa, to Esther and Wilber Johnson. Johnny attended ...

Craig Lee Davis

Craig Lee Davis, 75, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Jefferson City Manor. He was born August 4, 1937 in Fulton, Missouri, the son of the late Harry Leland Davis and Helen McIntire Davis Holmes. He ...

Janet L. Dunstan

Janet L. (Jan) Dunstan, 80, of Sedalia, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Heisinger Bluffs Care Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Janet Lou Bouma was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on June 23, 1932. She graduated from ...

Lester C. Hill Jr.

Lester C. Hill Jr., 70, of Tipton, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born September 12, 1942, in Charleston, W. Va., to Lester C. Hill Sr. and Helen Wamsley. He married Helen M. ...

Marilyn Kay Jeffries

Marilyn Kay Jeffries, 60, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at her home, after a short battle with cancer. She was born on December 1, 1952, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Warren and Anita Phillips McGee. ...

Elizabeth M. McIlwain

Elizabeth M. McIlwain, 92, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Jefferson City Manor. She was born on April 3, 1921, in Jefferson City, a daughter of Gerhard and Caroline (Schlueter) Wekenborg. On July 4, 1942, Elizabeth ...

Lorene Margaret Amos

Lorene Margaret Amos, age 81, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Adams Street Place in Jefferson City. She was born December 20, 1931, in Russellville, the daughter of Emil Gustav Otto and Anna Fischer Raithel. On November ...

Bernard Joseph Brenneke

Bernard (BJ) Joseph Brenneke, 70, of Taos, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at his home. He was born on March 24, 1943, a son of the late Vincent and Olga Wolters Brenneke. On October 3, 1964, BJ was united ...

Marilyn Kay Jeffries

Marilyn Kay Jeffries, 60, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at her home, after a short battle with cancer. She was born on December 1, 1952, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Warren and Anita Phillips McGee. ...

Jesse Driskel Wood Jr.

Jesse Driskel Wood Jr., 88, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg. He was born on January 26, 1925, in Russellville, Mo., the son of the late Jesse Driskel Wood Sr., and ...

Leonard V. Hicks Sr.

Leonard V. Hicks Sr., age 87, of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at his home. Leonard was born April 29, 1926, in Grand Pass, the son of Lloyd and Gladys (McKee) Hicks. He was a naval veteran of ...

Ralph F. Dill

Ralph "Corky" F. Dill, age 70, of Linn, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. Corky was born June 30, 1942, in Linn, a son to the late Ray and Jo (Wilson) Dill. ...

Harvey H. Idel Sr.

Harvey H. Idel Sr., 90, of Jefferson City, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Jefferson City Manor. He was born March 16, 1923, in Owensville, Missouri, a son of Fred and Lydia (Miller) Idel. He was a graduate of Owensville ...

Dorothy Kate Watson

Dorothy Kate Watson, age 80, of St. Peters, Missouri, died on Friday, May 3, 2013. She was the loving wife of David Howard Watson; beloved daughter of the late Frederick Milton and Ruby Kate Forsyth; devoted mother of Dwight David ...

Danny Eugene Moore

Danny Eugene Moore, 64, of Henley, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the University of Missouri Medical Center. He was born on October 19, 1948, in Bessemer, Alabama, the son of the late James Curtis Moore and the late ...

Barbara J. Angell

Barbara J. Screen Lee Angell, 81, of Springfield, Va., died on Saturday, May 4, 2013, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Mount Kisco, N.Y., on January 4, 1932, to Wilbur Norris and Edna Mehigan Norris, ...

Donald Borchelt

Donald Borchelt, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are pending with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.millardfamilychapels.com

Gerald A. Colvin

Mr. Gerald A. "Jerry" Colvin, age 75 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at his home. Jerry was born June 23, 1937, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of William C. and Mildred F. Zumwalt ...

Lavorris Dale Crutchfield

Lavorris Dale Crutchfield, 69, of Holts Summit, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born on November 23, 1943, a son of the late Lester Ray and Elva Boyd Crutchfield. He was married in ...

Hunter Dawson

Hunter Dawson, 16 day old son of Ashley Dawson and Keiondrey Morris of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital. Along with his parents, he is survived by maternal grandmother: Angela ...

Jane Ellen Goff

Jane Ellen Goff, 60, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are pending with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.millardfamilychapels.com

Kay Lahmeyer

Mrs. Kay Lahmeyer, age 92 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Kay was born August 26, 1920, in Little Rock, Ark., the daughter of Lucius W. and Hattie M. Rodgers ...

Norman H. Kloeppel

Norman H. Kloeppel, 74, of Westphalia, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at home with his wife at his side, after an eighteen month battle with cancer. Norman was born on December 27, 1938, to the late George and ...

Donald Allen Borchelt

Donald Allen Borchelt, 77, of Jefferson City, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at his home. He was born March 26, 1936, in Normandy, Missouri, the son of Elmer and Constance (Kearns) Borchelt. He was a 1955 graduate of Normandy High ...

Lloyd Edmond Boyd

Lloyd Edmond Boyd, age 94, of Columbia, formerly of Jefferson City and Salem, passed away quietly on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Lenoir Woods, Columbia. Lloyd was born January 15, 1919, in Dent County, Mo., to Otho E. Boyd and ...

Luella Mae Henry

Luella Mae Henry, 88, of California, Missouri, surrounded by family, went to heaven on Monday, May 6, 2013, at her residence. She was born September 18, 1924, the daughter of Warner and Lula (Kobel) Rohrbach, both of whom preceded her ...

Peggy L. Runkle

Mrs. Peggy L. Runkle, age 74 years, of Lohman, Mo., passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Runkle, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are incomplete and will be announced at a later time. ...

Walter Benton Prentice, M.D.

Walter Benton Prentice, M.D., age 83, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Heisinger Bluffs, Jefferson City. He was born June 19, 1929 in Detroit, Mich., the son of (Francis) Walter Prentice and Ruth Howell Prentice. His education ...

Peggy Lou Runkle

Mrs. Peggy Lou Coots Runkle, age 74 years, of Lohman, Mo., passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at her home surrounded by family. She was born on July 19, 1938, in Cole County, Mo., a daughter of Emmit F. Coots ...

Dorothy D. Call

Dorothy D. Call, 88, of California, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Moniteau Care Center. She was born January 10, 1925 in Trenton, Mo., the daughter of Dean and Cecelia (Fitzgerald) McCallum. She was married May 25, ...

Julius E. Kucsik

Julius E. Kucsik, 74, Linn Creek, Mo., passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, in his home. He is survived by his wife, Carol, of the home; five sons, John A. Kucsik, and his wife, Christie, Springfield, Mo., Michael J. Kucsik, ...

Mella Fern Barnard

Mella Fern Barnard, 88, of New Bloomfield, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Valley Park in Holts Summit. She was born June 9, 1924 in Charleston, Mo., the daughter of the late Eugene and Maddie (Orndoff) Brumley. She was ...

Larry Schaefer

Larry Schaefer, age 65, of Westphalia, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home. Larry was born September 20, 1947, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Paul Schaefer and Thelma (Hicks) Schaefer who survives in Linn. Larry ...

Richard B. Prettyman

Richard B. Prettyman, 72, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at his home, after a long battle with COPD. He was born August 27, 1940, in Neosho, the son of the late Charles E. Prettyman and Louise ...

Henry J. Rieke

Henry J. Rieke, 65, of Holts Summit, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home. He was born on April 20, 1948, a son of the late Dr. Otto Edward and Rosemary (Westhues) Rieke. On July 24, 1971, Henry ...

Romajean Simpson Talken

Romajean Simpson Talken, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on September 8, 1925, a daughter of the late Ralph and Fay Kelley Poston. She was married on ...

John E. Buechter

John E. Buechter, 63, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Houser-Millard Funeral Home. Mass of Christian ...

Jane Ellen Goff

Jane Ellen Goff, 60, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at her home. She was born June 14, 1952, in Waynesville, the daughter of the late William Virgil and Madeline Lou Null. She was married to Del "Nomad" ...

Elizabeth Catherine Nilges

Elizabeth "Betty" Catherine Nilges, 77, of Jefferson City, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. She was born on May 12, 1935, in St. Elizabeth, the daughter of the late Herbert Joseph and Augusta Hedwig (Bax) ...

Lillian L. Wright

Mrs. Lillian L. Wright, age 91 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Jefferson City Manor Care Center. Lillian was born March 21, 1922, in Union, Mo., the daughter of John and Mathilda Clark Gray. ...

Donald W. Hessee Jr.

Mr. Donald W. Hessee Jr., age 73 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Hessee, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are incomplete and will be announced at a ...

John Edward Buechter

John Edward Buechter, 63, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born on September 6, 1949, a son of the late Otto Joseph and Reta Rose (Buschmann) Buechter. On January 5, ...

Donald W. Hessee Jr.

Mr. Donald W. Hessee Jr., age 73 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home. Don was born on May 30, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Donald W. Sr. and Ella ...

Chad James Steinman

Chad James "Little Stubby" Steinman, 33, of Argyle, departed this life on Sunday, May 12, 2013. Chad was born September 3, 1979, at Jefferson City, the son of David Lee and Joyce Marie (Brendel) Steinman. Chad was a member of ...

Hilda Amelia Lauf

Hilda Amelia Lauf, 94, of Jefferson City, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Adams Street Place. She was born on June 5, 1918, in Wardsville, the daughter of the late Joseph Anton and Cora (Fisher) Wachter. She was united in ...

Eugene Frank Tarka, PhD.

Dr. Eugene Frank Tarka, PhD., 80, of Ashland, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Ashland Healthcare Center in Ashland. Arrangements are pending under the direction of SLATER-MILLARD Family Funeral Chapel, 540 South Summit Drive; Holts Summit, MO ...

Peggy M. Winter

Mrs. Peggy M. Winter, age 45 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, May 13, 2013 at her home. Peggy was born July 26, 1967, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Walter J. and LaVerne Bax Rhodes. She was ...

Linda Lee Brune

Linda Lee Brune, 65, of Murphy, Texas, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her husband and her children, after a 1,334 day battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral ...

Geraldine Holt

Geraldine Holt, 79, known by friends and family as "Aunt Deanie", of New Bloomfield, was called home on Saturday, May 11, 2013. She was born October 7, 1933, in Callaway County, the daughter of the late Robert and Dollie (Baynham) ...

Jurllean Martin

Jurllean Martin, affectionately called "Jerri", 63, of Jefferson City, left this world for her everlasting home in glory on Monday, May 13, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. Home Going Service will be 12 noon Saturday, May 18, 2013, at ...

Linda Lee Brune

Linda Lee Brune, 65, of Murphy, Texas, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013, peacefully at her home surrounded by her husband and her children, after a 1,334 day battle with cancer. She was born on February 25, 1948, in California, ...

Mildred Dampf

Mildred "Millie" Dampf, 79, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Houston, Texas. She was born in Jefferson City, Mo., to Frank and Alice Eggen. She graduated from St. Peter's High School in Jefferson City and the DePaul School of ...

Harlan Ray Dowell

Harlan Ray Dowell, 64, of Latham, Missouri, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at his home. He was born in Latham on August 23, 1948, the son of John Leonard and Margaret Ruth Oneal Dowell. On July 29, 1968, in California, ...

Barb Scheulen

Barb Scheulen, age 54, of Iberia, formerly of Meta, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. She was born in Jefferson City on January 4, 1959, daughter of the late Charles John ...

Eugene Frank Tarka, PhD.

Dr. Eugene Frank Tarka, PhD., 80, of Ashland, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Ashland Healthcare Center in Ashland. He was born March 25, 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, a son of the late Frank and Catherine (Blahut) ...

Mary Suzanne Wakeman

Mary Suzanne "Suzie" Wakeman, 66, of Kansas City (North), passed away Monday, May 13, 2013. Suzie was born June 18, 1946, to Paul and Mary Lorene (Catron) Potts of Hamilton, Missouri. Suzie graduated from Penney High School in Hamilton and ...

Jerome Steinman

Jerome "Jerry" Steinman, age 60, of Russellville, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Russellville. Interment will be in St. Michaels ...

Lillian Thomason

Lillian Thomason (Biddle), 97, San Antonio, Texas., passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Paramount HC in San Antonio, Texas. She was once a long-time resident of Lake Ozark and Holts Summit, Missouri. After moving to Kansas, she re-married ...

Martha Ann Arment

Martha Ann Arment, 84, of Moberly, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Moberly Nursing and Rehab. She had been in failing health. Martha was born October 30, 1928, in Lenora, Okla., to Millard and Ruth (McKeddy) Williams. She married H.L. ...

Betty Sue Gross

Betty Sue Gross, age 72, formerly of Jefferson City, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, in her granddaughter's home. Betty was born on July 10, 1940, in Walker County, Alabama, daughter of Alvie Swindle and Mary Boshell Swindle. She was ...

Jean Russell Buss

Jean Russell Buss, 78, of Fulton, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her home. Survivors include her daughters, Deborah Laughlin and husband Mike, Jane Hilboldt and husband Dennis, and Dorothy Buss; grandchildren, Molly Hanley and husband Josh, and Libby, ...

Mabel Clara Grellner

Mabel Clara Grellner, 84, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. Mabel was born in Rich Fountain on December 2, 1928, to the late George and Sophia (Reinkemeyer) Krieg. On ...

Mary Marcella Clark

Mary Marcella Clark, of Fulton, Mo., passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Rosewood Health Center in Independence, Mo. She is survived by her children, Larna Constance of Independence, Mo.; Neil Clark of Florissant, Mo.; and Roger Clark of ...

Carol Jeanette Meyer

Carol Jeanette Meyer, age 72, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at home surrounded by family. She was born December 25, 1940, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Roy and Pearl Moad, both of whom ...

Korie Ann Riegel

Korie Ann Riegel, newborn daughter of Kenny and Katie (Sommerer) Riegel of Wardsville, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the University of Missouri Women's & Children's Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. She is survived by her parents: Kenny and Katie ...

Robert J. Routh

Mr. Robert J. Routh, age 61 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, May 13, 2013, at his home. Robert was born December 13, 1951, in St. Joseph, Mo., the son of Donzel and Beverly Henderson Routh. He was married ...

Martha M. Baker

Martha M. Baker, 83, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Heisinger Bluffs. She was born August 8, 1929, in Macon, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Vesta (Terrell) Fowler. On March 5, 1950, Martha was united ...

Darlene Casilda Welschmeyer

Darlene Casilda Welschmeyer, 55, of Folk, died Friday, May 17, 2013, in her home surrounded by her son, mother, sisters and brothers, following a 10 month battle with cancer. She was born December 2, 1957, in Jefferson City, a daughter ...

Jerry Steinman

Jerry Steinman, age 60, of Russellville, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home following a brief battle with cancer. He was born May 3, 1953, in Jefferson City, the son of Henry and Louise Bruning Steinman, both whom ...

Thomas Wood Snodgrass

Thomas Wood Snodgrass, 89, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Mr. Snodgrass was born April 21, 1924, in Little Rock, Ark., son of William Rea Snodgrass and Sarah Wood Snodgrass. He earned bachelor and master degrees from ...

Patsy I. Lunsford

Mrs. Patsy I. Lunsford, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013. Patsy was born January 4, 1932, in Chamois, Mo., the daughter of John B. and Melinda Withaus Curtie. She was married on February ...

James V. Meredith

James "Jim" V. Meredith, age 84, of Dixon, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. He is survived by one daughter, Danné Hall and husband Loren; three grandchildren, Brandon, Zachary and ...

Richard H. Mathes

Richard "Dick" H. Mathes, age 87, of Laurie, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Laurie Care Center. He is survived by his wife Darlene; his son, Perry Mathes and wife Carole of Jefferson City; daughter, Penny Long and ...

Guy Chapin Gilbert

Guy Chapin Gilbert, 57, of Jefferson City died Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Jefferson City. He was born August 13, 1955, in Richmond Heights, Missouri, a son of Fred Nolan and Betty Ann (Chapin) Gilbert. Guy was a graduate of ...

Betty Sue Gross

Betty Sue Gross, age 72, formerly of Jefferson City, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, in her granddaughter's home. Betty was born on July 10, 1940, in Walker County, Alabama, daughter of Alvie Swindle and Mary Boshell Swindle. She was ...

Elvira C. Starke

Elvira C. Starke, 92, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Gasconade, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013, at Life Care Center of Orlando. Mrs. Starke was born in Treloar, Mo., on July 21, 1920, the daughter of the late ...

Mary Lee Bayne

Mary Lee Bayne, 87, of Jefferson City, died Monday, May 20, 2013, in Jefferson City. She was born December 6, 1925, in Fortuna, Missouri, a daughter of Frank Hutchison and Neva (Scott) Hutchison, who preceded her in death. On June ...

Virginia L. Buffington

Virginia L. Buffington, 92, of Jefferson City, passed away, Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing. Arrangements are pending with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St.; Jefferson City, MO 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for ...

Wilmer Lorn Gaddy

Wilmer Lorn "Bill" Gaddy, 68, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born February 16, 1945, in the state of California, the son of the late Wilmer Earl and Evon (Bowles) Gaddy. ...

James E. Priest

James E. Priest, 96, of Jefferson City, passed away, Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing. He was born February 12, 1917, in Jefferson City, a son of the late Edgar and Alma (Hagar) Priest. He was united ...

Norma Lee McCarter

Norma Lee McCarter, age 85, of Fulton, Mo., died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Fulton Manor. She was born December 20, 1927, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Lilburn and Videll Null Pratte. Ms. McCarter was of the Lutheran ...

Richard James Ball Jr.

Richard (Ricky) James Ball Jr., 35, of Ashland, Wis., moved on to his heavenly home with his beloved dog Jade by his side on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his residence in Ashland, Wis . Ricky was born on February ...

Henry Bowles Bishop

Henry Bowles Bishop, 88, of Lebanon, Mo., passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born on August 20, 1924, to the late Walter and Ella Kinsey Bishop in High Gate, Mo. Henry was ...

Virginia Lee Buffington

Virginia Lee Buffington, 92, of Jefferson City, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Villa Marie Nursing Home in Jefferson City. She was born May 26, 1920, in rural McDonald County, Mo., near the small town ...

Wilmer Loren Gaddy

Wilmer Loren "Bill" Gaddy, 68, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born February 16, 1945, in the State of Calif., the son of the late Wilmer Earl and Evon (Bowles) ...

Agnes M. Signaigo

Mrs. Agnes M. Signaigo, age 93 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Golden Living Center. Agnes was born on May 11, 1920, in St. Elizabeth, Mo., a daughter of the late Henry and ...

Dori Drummond

Dori Drummond, 52, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Bisch and ...

Stanley Perovich

Stanley "Stan" Perovich, age 70, of Lohman, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at his home. He was born November 23, 1942, in St. Louis, the son of Peter and Mary Kostich Perovich. His father ...

Clifton White

Clifton Webb White, 62, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are pending under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St.; Jefferson City, MO 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for ...

Ronald James Sartain

Ronald James Sartain, age 65, of Blue Springs, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Centerpoint Medical Center. He was born November 18, 1947, in Henley, the son of late James Sartain and Ellen M. Emmerich Sartain of Kansas City. ...

Alma M. Copeland

Mrs. Alma M. Copeland, age 91 years, a former Jefferson City resident, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at The Baptist Home in Ozark, Mo. Alma was born December 18, 1921, in Oolitic, Ind., the daughter of Frank and Ethel Patton ...

Glen Worley Dahl

Glen Worley Dahl, age 83, of Tipton, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on August 16, 1929, in Tipton, the only child of the late Herman and Maude (Worley) ...

Sabra Fay Eagan

Sabra Fay Eagan, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Heisinger Bluffs. She was born in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of the late Edgar Michael and Beulah Fay Shields Eagan. She graduated from Jefferson City High School ...

Marian B. Nichols

Mrs. Marian B. Nichols, age 83 years, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. Marian was born on April 24, 1930, in Lemay, Mo., a daughter of Otto J. and Jennie (Milcie) Lassauer. ...

George T. Kaup

Mr. George T. Kaup, age 78 years, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at South Hampton Place in Columbia, Mo. George was born on September 8, 1934, in Denver, Colo., the son of Ellis J. and Grace ...

Merrell Alexander Taylor Jr.

Merrell "Mel" Alexander Taylor Jr., age 91 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, May 24, 2013 at Oak Tree Villas. Merrell was born December 14, 1921, in Troy, Mo., the son of Merrell A. Sr. and Mary Meriwether ...

Thomas J. Howard

Thomas J. Howard, 95, of California, entered into rest on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Moniteau Care Center in California. He was born on September 30, 1917, in Moniteau County, the son of Eugene and Mollie (Woods) Howard. Mr. ...

Alan William Atnip

Alan William Atnip, 35, of Wardsville, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 5, 1978, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of Alan Atnip and Judy Haslag Bentch. After a ...

Mary Lee Bayne

Mary Lee Bayne, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013, in Jefferson City. She was born December 6, 1925, in Fortuna, Missouri, a daughter of Frank Hutchison and Neva (Scott) Hutchison, who preceded her in death. On ...

Steven G. Asher

Mr. Steven G. Asher, age 56 years, of Holt Summit, Mo., passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at his home. Services for Mr. Asher are pending but his complete obituary will be published in Thursday's paper and posted to the ...

Mark D. Wheatley

Mr. Mark D. Wheatley, age 56 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his home. Mark was born September 13, 1956, in Moberly, Mo., the son of A. Duane and Hattie L. Netherton Wheatley. A lifelong ...

Dori Drummond

Dori Drummond, 52, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away on Monday May 20, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born on July 20, 1960, in Bloomington, Ill., to James Lewis and Dorlis Grant Drummond. ...

Freda Henriette Benne

Freda Henriette Benne, 91, of Jefferson City, passed away, Sunday, May 26, 2013, at her home. She was born August 31, 1921, in Cole County, Missouri, the daughter of the late August and Dora (Propst) Engelbrecht. On February 26, 1944, ...

Francis E. Wood

Francis E. "Gene" Wood, age 80, of University Park, Maryland, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, from complications of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD), a pernicious disease that attacks both cognition and mobility. Gene Wood was born in Jefferson City, Missouri ...

Steven G. Asher

Mr. Steven G. Asher, age 56 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, May 27, 2013, at his home. Steve was born September 22, 1956, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Harold Asher and Dorothy Holt Asher Burkel. He ...

Julia Anne Chryst

Julia "Judy" Anne (Noland) Chryst, 91, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, January 25, 2013, at Reston Medical Center in Va. Julia Anne was born in June 1921, to Thomas and Fern (Halleran) Noland. Education was very important to Judy. ...

Howard Lee Clines

Howard Lee Clines, 58, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at his home. He was born March 29, 1955, in Orleans, France, the son of Erma Lee (Frost) Clines and the late Loyd Howard Clines. On July 31, ...

Karen Sue Eads

Karen Sue Eads, 49, of Holts Summit, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements are Pending under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street; Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left ...

Clarence J. Fitzpatrick

Clarence J. Fitzpatrick, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at his home in Riverview, Fla. He was born in Vienna, Mo., on April 27, 1925. He resided in Seffner, Fla., and most recently, Riverview, Fla., since April ...

Robert Brent Wachter

Robert Brent Wachter, 54, Jefferson City, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his home. Robert was born on December 18, 1958, a son to the late James Edward Wachter and Myrtle Edith Wachter. Robert attended Richard Butler Elementary ...

Marcella Mae West

Marcella Mae Koestner West, age 91, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 22, 1922, in Russellville, a daughter of Martin and Birdie Sappenfield Scrivner. Marcella was united ...

Karen Sue Eads

Karen Sue Eads, 49, of Holts Summit, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home. She was born October 27, 1963, in Jefferson City. She was the daughter of Paul & Dolores (Meisel) Litsch. She was a graduate of ...

Gerald Strait

Gerald "Jerry" Strait, age 76, of Stover, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Lawrence, Kansas. He is survived by his wife, Greta Strait of the home; two sons, Sam Strait and ...

Virgil Elmo Moreau

Virgil Elmo Moreau, age 92, of Hartsburg, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Ashland Healthcare. Virgil was born June 9, 1920, in Englewood, Mo., son of Alexander and Grace E. Forbis, Moreau. He married Viola Katheryn Schanuth on ...

Louise Faherty

Louise (Sanning) Faherty, 100, of Eldon, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the Eldon Healthcare Center in Eldon. On August 16, 1912, she was born in Mary's Home, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Catherine (DeLong) Sanning. On ...

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Dale Crutchfield

Dale Crutchfield, 69, of Holts Summit, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with SLATER-MILLARD Family Funeral Chapel, 540 South Summit Drive, Holts Summit, MO 65043. (573) 896-5959. Condolences may be left for ...

Kay Lahmeyer

Mrs. Lahmeyer, age 92 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Capital Regional Medical Center. Services for Mrs. Lahmeyer are pending, but her complete obituary will be published in Tuesday's paper and posted to the ...

Harvey H. Idel

Harvey H. Idel, 90, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at Jefferson Manor Care. Arrangements are pending with HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at millardfamilychapels.com