|Atchison County, Missouri obituaries - E- names|
Leland was born on July 26, 1930 in Atchison County, MO; the son of Carl J. and Johanna (Rolf) Ebert. He was baptized September of 1930 and confirmed August 8, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Westboro, IA. He received his early childhood education at the Mayflower Country School and later graduated from Rock Port High School with the class of 1948.
Following graduation, Leland joined the United States Air Force and served his country during the Korean Conflict.
Leland was a farmer and later worked for Safety Kleen in Omaha, NE as a sales representative. He was a long time member of the Masonic Lodge in Omaha, NE, the Eagles, and the V.F.W.
Those left to cherish his memory include his son Lee Allen Ebert of Hamburg, IA; granddaughter Jordyn Nicole; brother Roland Ebert of Omaha, NE; sister Jo Carlene Norwood of Glendale, AZ; nieces: Marvetta Volker and Jackie VanGundy both of Tarkio, MO, nephews: Kevin C. Ebert of Winnebago, NE and Kim Seyler of Mesa, AZ; great-nephew Jordan Zane Holmes of Tarkio, MO; great-nieces: Mikaila Holmes, Vanessa Paige VanGundy and Kelcy Jo VanGundy all of Tarkio, MO; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters: Phyllis Jean Ebert and Eleanor Ebert
Leseberg and a nephew Roland Paul “Chum” Ebert.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday; January 24, 2008 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rural Westboro, MO with Pastor Richard Pearson officiating. The burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Wednesday; January 23, 2008 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, IA.
Memorials may be directed to the St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Rash-Gude Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Erickson, Cleva – Funeral services were held at 11 am Saturday, November 28, 1992, at the United Methodist church in Westboro, Missouri, for Cleva Pearl (Nuckolls) Erickson of Westboro [Missouri]. Reverend Rob Winger officiating. Interment was made in Center Grove Cemetery in Westboro under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Tarkio [Missouri].
Cleva Erickson, age 65, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 1992, at Community Hospital in Fairfax, Missouri. She was born May 23, 1927, in Clearmont, Missouri, to Anna B. (Hutt) and Oscar V. “Boss” Nuckolls. She attended Clearmont schools and graduated from Clearmont High School in 1945.
On June 16, 1945, Cleva was united in marriage to James Herbert Erickson in Troy, Kansas. They resided on a farm near Clearmont before moving to a farm east of Westboro in 1946. Here they lived and farmed before moving to their home in Westboro in 1976.
Cleva was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her life was devoted to helping others and she was constantly volunteering a hand to anyone in need. Her biggest joy was watching her children and grandchildren grow and prosper. She was active in attending sports’ events of all kinds, especially when her family was involved.
A tremendous amount of Cleva’s time was devoted to her church and its work. She was a faithful member of the United Methodist church in Westboro where she had served on various boards and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was a past board member of Northwest Missouri Industries and was very active in the ladies’ activities of the Westboro Lions Club.
Survivors include: Cleva’s husband, James Herbert Erickson, of the home in Westboro; four sons, James Stephen Erickson and daughter-in-law, Clydean of Cameron, Missouri, Dennis Glenn Erikson and daughter-in-law, Yolanda, of Tarkio, Ronald Scott Erickson and Donald Alan Erickson, born of Westboro; a daughter, Vickie Jean Erickson of Tarkio; grandchildren, Michelle Annette Rawlings, Cristi Lynn Erickson, Damond Brett Erickson, Angelo Antuna Erickson, Jeremiah James Erickson, Michaela Rachelle Erickson, Angelica Marie Erickson, Danielle Lynn Erickson, Joshua Luke Erickson, Jared Scott Erickson and Anntonette Raquel Erickson; one great-granddaughter, Madelyn Brook Rawlings; two brothers, Frank Nuckolls and Gerald Nuckolls, both of Missoula, Montana; and one sister, Mrs James (Leota) Williams of Gladstone, Missouri.
Besides her parents, Cleva was preceded in death by one son, Daniel Ray Erickson, on May 1, 1988; six brothers, Billy, Leo, Alfred, Roland, Huston and Orville Nuckolls; and one sister, Belle. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church in Westboro or the Westboro Baseball Program.
Tarkio Avalanche, Tarkio, Missouri, Dec 3, 1992
Erickson, James – Funeral services were held at 11 am Tuesday, January 18, 1994, at the United Methodist Church in Westboro, Missouri, for James Herbert Erickson of Westboro. Reverend Rob Winger officiated. Interment was made in Center Grove Cemetery in Westboro under the direction of Davis Funeral home of Tarkio.
James Herbert Erickson, age 73, passed away Saturday, January 15, 1994, at the Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Shenandoah, Iowa. He was born December 12, 1920, in Watson, Missouri, to Ruth (Peebles) and Joseph H. Erickson. He attended schools in College Springs and Blanchard, both in Iowa, and graduated from Tarkio High School in Tarkio in 1938.
On June 16, 1945, Jim was united in marriage to Cleva Pearl Nuckolls in Troy, Kansas. they resided on a farm near Clearmont, Missouri, before moving east of Westboro to farm with his father and sons. In 1976, the Ericksons moved to their home in Westboro. Jim was a devoted and loving father and was very much in love with his wife, Cleva, who unexpectedly passed away November 25, 1992.
Jim was progressive in his approach to farming, purchasing one of the first self-propelled combines in Atchison County. He took great pride in teaching his sons the value of hard, honest work – climbing off the tractor at nightfall and hauling a load of cattle to market for a neighbor. He was an active member of the Westboro Lions Club; the Little League Baseball Club, coaching for many years; and was a faithful member of the United Methodist church in Westboro. Above all else, Jim was a farmer, a father, and a husband. His only regret was his family losing both their mother and father in the same year.
Survivors include: four sons, James Stephen Erickson, and daughter-in-law, Clydean, of Cameron, Missouri, Dennis Glenn Erickson, and daughter-in-law, Yolanda, of Tarkio, Ronald Scott Erickson, and Bonnie, of Tarkio, and Donald Alan Erickson, also of Tarkio; daughter, Vickie Jean Erickson, Tarkio; grandchildren, Michelle Annette Rawlings, Cristi Lynn Campbell, Damond Brett Erickson, Angelo Antuna Erikson, Jeremiah James Erickson, Michaela Rachelle Erickson, Angelica Marie Erickson, Danielle Lynn Erickson, Joshua Luke Erickson, Jared Scott Erickson, Anntonette Raquel Erickson, and Ryan Dale Erickson; one great-granddaughter, Madelyn Brook Rawlings; stepmother, Sylvia Erickson, White Bear Lake, Minnesota; and three sisters, Barbara Wade, Denver, Colorado, Francis Ballenger, Kansas City, Missouri, and Jackie Nuckolls of Tarkio.
Besides his parents and wife, Cleva, Jim was preceded in death by on son, Daniel Ray Erickson, May 1, 1988. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church in Westboro or the Westboro baseball Program.
Tarkio Avalanche, Tarkio, Missouri, Jan 20, 1994
| Elder, Ava M. Schneider was born on May 19, 1909 near Frankfort, KS. She passed away on February 20, 2007 at her home in Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, IA, at the age of 97 years. Her parents were John C. and Leona M. (Thacker) Schneider. Ava attended rural schools near Frankfort and graduated from Frankfort High School. She attended Peru College in Peru, NE and Maryville College in Maryville, MO and obtained her teaching certificate. She taught in rural schools in Kansas and Missouri before moving to Hamburg, IA.
She worked at the Iowa State Bank in Hamburg, IA for 23 years before retiring to Rock Port, MO in 1974 to be closer to her daughter Jean and her family. After retiring she enjoyed being a Snow Bird and traveling to Phoenix, AZ to visit a lifelong friend, and Daly City, CA and Pensacola, FL to visit her brothers and their families. She also enjoyed her church activities, visiting with friends and being involved with all her daughter and grandchildren's activities.
She was active in the First Christian Church in Rock Port and was a Sunday School Teacher and involved in Christian Women's Fellowship, and Madonna Circle. She had also served on the Nutrition Site Council in Rock Port.
In 1998, she moved to Shenandoah, IA to be closer to her family. While living at Elm Heights, she enjoyed playing BINGO, spiritual activities, playing trivia, and seeing plays her grandchildren were in. She also enjoyed frequent visits by her grandchildren and especially when her great-grandchildren would visit.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Duane A. Schierkolk and wife Kimberly of Shenandoah, IA, Darren E. Schierkolk of Denver, CO, and Marjorie A. Schierkolk of Shenandoah, IA and son-in-law Donald E. Schierkolk of Rock Port, MO. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Caleb H. Schierkolk and Ciara J. Schierkolk of Shenandoah, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Levi Clifford Schneider, John R. Schneider, her sister Marjorie E. Dick, her daughter Marjorie Jean Schierkolk and great-grandson Wyat A. Schierkolk. She was also preceded in death by Harry Elder.
Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port
Burial: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Kansas
| Erdman, Arlene Agnes Thompson, the daughter of William and Delilah (Slemp) Thompson, was born Oct 6, 1919 near Rock Port, Missouri. She was baptized at the South United Methodist Church in Rock Port in 1925 and attended Valley View School South of Rock Port.
On June 20, 1936 Arlene was united in marriage to Carl August Erdman at the Lutheran Church in Rock Port by Rev. McConnell. She transferred her membership to St. Peters Lutheran Church, Langdon, Missouri and was confirmed in 1937, where she also taught Sunday school for 20 years. They lived and farmed near Langdon, until 1945 when they moved to a farm near Tarkio, where they farmed for 28 years. Following retirement in 1974 they moved into Rock Port, where they lived to the present time. Arlene passed away Friday, April 27, 2007 at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port at the age of 87 years.
Arlene loved water and swimming, especially when she had the opportunity to swim in the ocean. She also enjoyed spending time with her many nieces and nephews as well as gardening and flowers. Arlene was a very kind and gracious woman who always enjoyed doing for others.
Arlene was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Rock Port, the Prayer Group and the Thursday Afternoon Circle.
Survivors include her husband Carlie, Rock Port; sisters-in-law, Geri Thompson, Omaha, Nebraska, Lucille Thompson and Lena Schoonover both of Rock Port; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by four brothers, James, Lloyd, Donald and Wayne (Mandy) Thompson, one sister Madge Huffman.
Burial: Hunter Cemetery, Rock Port
| Evans, Evelyn Kay Volker, the daughter of Harold H. and Sarah E. (Close) Volker, was born July 3, 1943 in Maryville, Missouri. She attended Daleview Country School and Fairfax High School, Fairfax, Missouri, graduating in 1961. Kay then attended and graduated from St. Joseph Beauty School, St. Joseph, Missouri, and opened a beauty shop in Tarkio.
Kay was married to J. D. Evans and was later divorced. For the last several years Kay was a resident of Wichita, Kansas, where she lived to the present time. For a number of years Kay worked for the Salvation Army in Wichita. Kay passed away June 18, 2007 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita at the age of 63 years.
Besides her parents Kay was preceded in death by one brother, James R. New, and one sister, Phyllis Burke. Survivors include her brother, Harold (Bud) Volker and his wife Cheryl, Tarkio, Kay’s companion of 14 years, Larry Williams, Wichita; four step-sons, Kim Evans, Watson, Missouri, Steve Evans, Tarkio, Reed Evans and Rocky Evans, both of Rock Port, Missouri; brother-in-law, Gilbert Burke, Rock Port; sister-in-law, Kay New, Liberty, Missouri; friend and former sister-in-law Charlene Volker, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio
Inurnment: Tharp Cemetery, Fairfax, Missouri (adjacent to Sharp’s Grove Church).
Art farmed around Hamburg for sixty years.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Blades of Albuquerque, N. Mex and Forest Elsworth of St Petersburg, Fla; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held July 11, at the Rash Funeral Home with Rev Mike Rogers of Sidney, officiating. Interment was in High Creek Cemetery. [Jul 17, 1986]
Ellsworth, Agnes Klute, 80, of St Joseph, Mo, formerly of Westobor, Mo, died Sept 14, 2000, at her home in St Joseph. She was born Feb 24, 1920, in Westboro to Henry and Laura Klute. She graduated from Yale High School in Westboro. She lived in New Market prior to moving to St Joseph. She worked for the former Pearl Nuway Laundry and was a route carrier at the former Whittaker Cable Co. She was a member of the Maxwell Heights Presbyterian Church, where she was an elder and deacon, treasurer of the Sunday school class; Women's Association; pianist and organist of 29 years at the church; volunteer for Meals on Wheels; and member of the Whitaker Reunion Club.
Mrs Ellsworth was preceded in death by her parents; sister Ruth M. Crane; and one grandchild.
Survivors include four sons, Charles W. Stevens, Henry E. Ellsworth, both of St Joseph; Bob D. Stevens of Salem, Ore; and Richard E. Ellsworth of Kansas City, Kan; four daughters, Katherine F. Harbison, Carolyn L. Ledford, both of St Joseph; Mary E. Ellsworth-Hendrickson and Elizabeth A. Current, both of Kansas City, Mo; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Sept 17 at Gladden-Stamey Chapel in St Joseph, Mo. Burial was at St John's Lutheran Cemetery in Westboro, Mo. Gladden-Stamey Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. [Valley News, Shenandoah, Iowa, Sep 17, 2000]
|Evans, LaVada Mae Walter - LaVada Mae Evans, the daughter of Ernest Henry and Minnie Elizabeth (Sunderman) Walter, was born June 27, 1931 in Hamburg, Iowa. She attended Lone Willow Country School in Northboro, Iowa and Farragut High School, Farragut, Iowa, graduating in 1946. LaVada then attended nursing school for one year. She was employed for several years, by Van B. Tracy, D.D.S. in Shenandoah, Iowa as a dental assistant. LaVada was also a member and attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Northboro, Iowa.
On October 27, 1950, LaVada was united in marriage to John Clark Evans at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Northboro, and made their home in Tarkio. They became the proud parents of two sons, Clark and Curtis. LaVada was a stay at home mom and homemaker until the boys left home. LaVada then worked 21 years for Colfax Farmers Mutual Insurance in Tarkio for Chris Martin, and later for Kelly Rohlfsen as an executive assistant until retiring.
LaVada was blessed with athletic ability, allowing her to be a basketball standout in high school, from which she earned numerous awards. She also enjoyed bowling, earning state and national awards in the early 1960’s.
She was a devoted Brownies leader and Cub Scout den mother for Den # 88, with Betty Martin. LaVada passed away Thursday, January 14, 2010 at Community Hospital – Fairfax, Missouri at the age of 78 years.
Besides her parents, LaVada is preceded in death by her husband, John Evans and one brother, Gilbert Walter. Survivors include her sons, Clark Evans and his wife, Holli, Norcross, Georgia and Curtis Evans, Tarkio; step-grandchildren, Tiffany Shellhamer and Tony Sgro; three step-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Donna Walter; niece, Sandy Byers and her husband, Gary, and their two children; niece, Brenda Christensen and her husband, Greg, and their two children; niece, Marsha Kubica and her husband, Mark, and their three children, all of Omaha, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Janett Adams, Tarkio; niece, Michelle Halferty, Platte City, Missouri, and her two children, niece, Sharolyn Adams, Tarkio, and her daughter.