|Nodaway County, Missouri obituaries|
Marguerite Farnan -
Marguerite Miller, 92, of Conception Junction, Missouri died Monday, September 13, 2010 at Pine View Manor Nursing Home, Stanberry, Missouri.
She was born June 21, 1918 in rural Clyde, Missouri the daughter of William Patrick and Anna Agnes (Brady) Farnan. Marguerite attended St Benedict’s School, Clyde and married Leo Francis Miller on February 16, 1943 in Clyde, Missouri.
A homemaker she was a member of St Columba Parish and St Ann’s Altar Society, Conception Junction.
Preceding her in death were her husband: Leo Miller (September 7, 1990); her parents; brothers: John Farnan (an infant) and Bill Farnan and sisters: Kathleen Taylor, Mildred Faddis and Anna Laura Farnan.
Survivors include her children: Mary Lee (Victor) Meyer, Stanberry; Gene (Virginia) Miller, Byron, California; Monica (Archie) Gardner, Dallas, Texas; Tom (Jennifer) Miller, Oakley, California; Gerald (Lori) Miller, Darlington, Missouri; Cletus (Annette) Miller, Martinez, California; Michael Miller, Las Vegas, Nevada; Joyce Miller, Laurel, Montana; Louise (Lee) Foos, Joliet, Montana; and Richard (Paige) Miller, Billings, Montana; 26 grandchildlren; 27 great-grandchildren; a sister: Lorena (Richard) Adam, Monroe City, Missouri; a brother: Don Farnan, Sunrise, Florida; a sister-in-law: Lois Farnan, Maryville and many nieces and nephews.
A Family Rosary is 7 pm tonight, Monday, September 13, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
A Parish Prayer Service is 6pm Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at St Columba Catholic Church, Conception Junction, Missouri with visitation immediately following.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10am Wednesday, September 15th at St Columba Catholic Church, Conception Junction with burial in St Columba Cemetery, Conception.
Memorials may be made to Hands of Hope Hospice, 137 North Belt Highway, St Joseph, Missouri 64506
David Rolland Archer born on May 20, 1936 in Taylor County, Iowa to Milburn Forrest Archer, Jr and Lenora Louise Neumeyer Archer. David attended Bedford High School ; Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville and the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
He also served in the US Air Force.
David became associated with the Maryville Public Safety Department in 1961 and served as the
Chief of Police in 1967. After leaving Maryville he was an Environmental Inspector for Lee County, Florida and a member of the Christian Biblical Church of God.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his children: David Christian (wife Bernice) Archer, Norfolk, Nebraska; Daniel Clifton Archer, Ft Myers, Florida; Donald Craig (wife, Michelle) Archer, Cagayan de Oro City,Northern Mindanao, Philippines and Constance Marie Archer, Ft Collins, Colorado; four grandchildren, Lashawna Wagner of Marshfield, Wisconsin, Nicholas Archer of Norfolk, Nebraska, Tara Archer, Lehigh Acres, Florida, Chase Archer, Cagayan de Oro City,Northern Mindanao, Philippines, Cyren Archer, Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao, Philippines; a sister: Betty Holsapple, Bloomington, Indiana and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation is 7-8 pm, Wednesday September 22nd, 2010 at the Price Funeral Chapel, Maryville, Missouri.
Funeral Services are 2pm, September 23rd, 2010 at Price Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Missouri.
Gene was born March 28, 1927 in Cawood, Missouri, the son of Melvin Warren and Mabel Leona (Davidson) Wooten. A 1945 graduate of Barnard High School, Barnard, Missouri; he married Vada Marie Drydale May 23, 1948 in Maryville.
Gene was a retired truck driver who went by the handle “BB Stacker”.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Curtis Wooten, daughter-in-law: Colleen Wooten and great-grandson: Austin Fuller.
Survivors include his wife, Vada of their home; his children: Michael Wooten, Wentzville, Missouri; Paul (Sally) Wooten and Vicki (Paul) Wells, Kansas City, Missouri; Susan Growcock, Maryville; Janet (Ronnie) Strueby, Stanberry, Missouri; Joan (Mike) Degase, Maryville; Sheila Wooten and Charlie Wooten and Cissy Christian, Maryville; three sisters; one brother; twenty grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 4-6 pm Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 2pm Monday, September 20, 2010 at Price Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the New Nodaway County Humane Society, 829 South Depot Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468 or American Diabetes Association, 10580 Barkley, Suite 400 Overland Park, Kansas 66212
He was born March 16, 1941 in Pickering, Missouri; the son of William Bernard and Mary Agnes Wilson Treese. Ed was a graduate of Northeast Nodaway High School, Ravenwood, Missouri, class of 1959.
He married Rose Hass in Troy, Kansas in June of 1960. They were later divorced. He was a printer by trade and a talented artist and poet.
Preceding him in death were his father William Bernard (1981) and one infant son.
Survivors include: Mother, Mary Treese, Maryville, MO; Sisters and Brother, Bernita (Larry) Wright, Kansas City, MO, Bill (Garnette) Treese and Kaye (Richard) Barger, both of Maryville, MO, and Brenda (Guy) Ray, Forest City, IA; three daughters, Kim Treese and April (Dave) Lawyer, both of Maryville, MO, and Rosemary (Kirby) Stiens, Conception Junction, MO; ten grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Treese’s body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held 10 AM Wednesday, September 22, at the Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville. Family will receive friends from 6-7 PM Tuesday evening. Inurnment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood.
Memorials may be given to Alcoholics Anonymous or the American Heart Association
Price Funeral Home, (www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.), Maryville, Missouri
She was born December 3, 1937 in Skidmore, Missouri, the daughter of Harvey and Erma (Hughs) Proffit. Velma married Bruce Roberts in 1955. After their divorce she married Carroll McGinness in 1965. They were later divorced also.
She received a Practical Nursing Degree from Iowa Western Community College, Clarinda, Iowa in 1981. Velma worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse, many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: Harvey Jr, D. E. “Doc”, Bernard “Pide”, Dale, and Larry Proffit and a step-son: David McGinness.
Survivors include her children: Rhonda Evans, Tarkio, Missouri; Mike Roberts, Skidmore, Missouri; Kevin McGinness, Burlington Junction, Missouri; Darla Roberts, Fairfax, Missouri; Mark Roberts, Skidmore, Missouri; Kari Caudill, Coin, Iowa; Scott McGinness, Maryville, Missouri; Jeff McGinness, Burlington Junction and Sherril Sigerson, Nebraska City, Nebraska; a brother: Gary Proffit, Maryville; twenty grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 2-4pm Sunday, September 26, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 10:30 am Monday, September 27, 2010 at Price Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ayres’ body will be cremated immediately following this service.
Memorials may be made to the Velma Proffit Ayres Memorial Fund
She was born August 6, 1947, in Maryville, Missouri to Ray and Roxie (Wilder) Griffey.
Lova married Mark Nelson on Sunday, May 13, 1990, in Hopkins, Missouri. She had worked in production for both Georgia Pacific and Federal Mogul in Maryville.
She was a member of the Hopkins Baptist Church, Hopkins, Christian Motorcycle Association, and Freedom of the Road Riders. She truly enjoyed motorcycle rides and was always looking to do anything that was adventurous.
In addition to her wonderful sense of humor, Lova was a very caring individual who would do anything for anyone and was always willing to try new things.
She was preceded in death by two brothers Bob and Drexel Griffey.
Survivors include: Husband, Mark Nelson, Hopkins; two sons, Jimmy Harrison, Seattle, Washington and John (Sarah) Baker, Ochelata, Oklahoma, and one daughter Amee (Brian)Wilmes, Maryville; 2 sisters-in-law: Jody and Janice Griffey, and her grandchildren, with whom she loved to spend time, include; Savannah, Chance, Cactus, Keenan, Dyllan, Briley and Jessica.
Funeral Services will be 10 am, Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Swanson Price Funeral Home, Hopkins, with burial in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins, Missouri.
She was born December 1, 1927 in Maryville, Missouri, the daughter of Dennis Forrest and Stella Mae (Roberts) Holaday.
A 1945 graduate of Maryville High School, Betty attended Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. On April 3, 1948 she married John Graves Kinman in Maryville.
She was a former secretary at Eugene Field Elementary School, Maryville and a homemaker.
Mrs. Kinman was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Rosanna Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Kinman, February 3, 2006 and her parents.
She is survived by sons: Phillip (Lesa) Kinman, Stanberry, Missouri and J. Brett Kinman, Maryville; daughters: Carole Lynn DeShazo, Shawnee Mission, Kansas and Melanie Ann Kinman, Bellevue, Nebraska; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6-8 pm Friday, September 24, 2010, Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville, Missouri.
Funeral Services are 2pm Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Price Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Nodaway Memorial Gardens Maryville, Missouri.
Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church 102 North Main Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468 or American Diabetes Association 10580 Barkley Street, Suite 400, Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Davison, Myra Lininger - Myra Lininger Davison was born November 9, 1948
Renslow, Shirley Louise Rice - Shirley Louise (Rice) Renslow, daughter of Cecil Albert and Lola Mae (Casteel) Rice, was born September 15, 1935 at home in Arko, Missouri. She entered into rest on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Hamburg, Iowa, with family and friends present.
Rose Hill Cemetery, Shenandoah, Iowa. Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home, Shenandoah, Iowa.
Crane/Croy, Ruby L. Warren - Ruby L. Warren Crane/Croy, age 94, of Shenandoah, Iowa was born September 7, 1915 in Hopkins, Missouri. The daughter of Sidney & Edith (Bryant) Warren. Ruby passed away, into the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Friday afternoon August 20, 2010, at Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska due to surgery complications.
Rose Hill Cemetery, Shenandoah, Iowa. Kirsch Funeral Chapel, Shenandoah, Iowa.
|Logan, Roberta Medsker - Roberta Logan 93, of Graham, MO passed away Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Parkdale Manor Nursing Home, Maryville, MO.
Roberta was born on November 27, 1916 near Graham, MO, to William Robert and Myrtle Blanche Helzer Medsker. She was a lifelong resident of the area, and graduated from Graham High School. She was a member of the Graham United Methodist Church.
Roberta married William Allison Logan in St. Joseph, MO., and they made their home on a farm east of Graham. She was a house wife, a farm wife, enjoyed producing a large garden, and was feeding cattle well into her 80’s.
She was preceded in death by her husband on June 29, 1988. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, Donald Medsker, Eldon Medsker, Helen Logsdon, Homer Medsker, and Evonne Holmes. Also preceded by a grandson, Mitchell Bare in 2006, and a son-in-law, Bill Alloway, in 2009.
Roberta is survived by her children, Mary Anne Bare, Graham, MO., David (Sharon) Logan, Fillmore, MO., Billie Jean (Roger) Anderson, Graham, MO., and Carol Sue Alloway, Graham, MO. Also survived by her sisters, Barbara Sloan, Leavenworth, KS., and Gail (Ray) Miller, Lansing, KS., and by 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. Burial will be in the Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham, MO. The family will receive friends from 9:30 A.M. until service time, Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, Graham, MO.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
For online obituary and guest book, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com.
|Lovitt, Stormy Lee -
On Oct, 12, 2010 Stormy Lee Lovitt went home to be with her heavenly Father.
The daughter of Russell and Elaine Lovitt and Mary Slane, Stormy was born on September, 16, 1964, in Thermopolis, WY. She had resided in northwest Missouri since 1975.
Stormy was a Custodial Supervisor at Northwest Missouri State University for many years and was of the Christian Faith.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Priscilla D. Pankau on October 2, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Orville and Lillian Lovitt, and by her maternal grandparents, Jim and Priscilla Brown. Survivors include her parents, Russell and Elaine Lovitt, California, MO; and Mary Slane, Hawthorne , NE. Her daughter, Winter Owens, Burlington Junction, MO; three brothers, Michael Lovitt, NV, Dale (Kristen) Ling, Lincoln, NE, Tim Ling, California, MO., her longtime companion Wendell Parker, Maitland, MO., and by several aunts, cousins, nieces, a nephew, and a great-niece. She is also survived by her granddog LuLu, and by her many Northwest Missouri State University friends and family.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will be in the Foster Cemetery, New Hampton, MO. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be given to her daughter Winter Owens, for a memorial to be determined, and can be left at the funeral home.
For online guestbook and obituary visit, www.bramfuneralhome.com
|Cordell, Norma Jean Musick - Norma Jean Musick Cordell 79, of Savannah, MO, and former Hopkins MO, resident passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at her home in Savannah.
She was born on July 17, 1931 on a farm east of Hopkins to Archie and Velva Bownes Musick, she was a lifelong resident of the area. Jean had been a waitress at the Phillips 66 Café in Hopkins for several years, and spent most of her adult life working alongside her husband at their farm.
She married Eldon Ray Cordell on August 7, 1948 in Maryville, he survives of the home. Other survivors include her son, Richard R. (Sue) Cordell, Grain Valley, MO., half brother Larry (Pat) Musick, Hopkins, MO, grandson Bradley (Melinda) Cordell, Savannah, MO, granddaughter, Amy Cordell, Kansas City, MO. and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Marvin Musick, two sisters, Edith Ware, and Marjorie McNeese, and her step-mother, Ethel M. Musick. She had been a member of the Gaynor Missouri Methodist Church, and the Maple Grove Club.
Graveside services and burial will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 18, 2010 at the Nodaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Maryville. The Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville.
Memorials are suggested to Asera Care Hospice, 301 E. Price, Suite B., Savannah, MO. 64485.
The Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO, is in charge of arrangements. For online guestbook and obituary, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com
|Laughlin, Dennis Eugene -
Dennis Eugene Laughlin, 49, Independence. Missouri, (formerly of Guilford, Missouri) passed away Friday, October 1, 2010 at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Dennis was born in Maryville, Missouri on December 23, 1960, to Kenneth and Macil (Kiser) Laughlin. He graduated in 1979 from South Nodaway R IV High School, Barnard, Missouri. In 1983 he graduated with a BS in Agriculture from the University of Missouri - Columbia, where he was a member of FarmHouse social fraternity and active in campus activities, including Ag Mech Club. He served as President of the Ag Student Council.
On September 22, 1984 he married Ellene Marie Stoecklein at St Ann’s Church, Independence, Missouri. To this union four children were born: Kellan Patrick, Kendyl Marie, Tristan Alexander and Gentry Elizabeth, all of the home.
Dennis was employed by Central States Thermo King, as IT Manager, at the time of his death and previously worked for Ford-New Holland, DIS Corporation and CRC Communications. He was active as a leader of Boy Scouts Troop 221, Independence and a member of the Guilford United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth T. Laughlin.
He is survived by his wife: Ellene, four children, mother: Macil Laughlin and brother: Donald A Laughlin, Guilford, his in-laws: Melvin and Francis Stoecklein, Independence, and many other extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be 6-7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 North Liberty, St. Independence, Missouri. A Memorial Service conducted by Deacon Tom Powell and Eulogist, Fr. Ron Verhaeghe will follow at 7:30 pm.
Funeral services are 10:30 am, Thursday, October 7, 2010 at the Guilford United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. Dan Madinger and Eulogist, Fr. Ron Verhaeghe.
Interment is in Graves Cemetery, Guilford, Missouri with visitation following at the church.
Memorials may be made to, Boy Scouts Troop 221, c/o Jay Waldman, 1912 North Whitney Road, Independence, Missouri, 64058 or the Children’s Education Fund, Attn: Shawna Croucher, c/o Bankliberty, 4315 South Noland Road, Independence, Missouri. 64055
|Cline, Berneta Florine Outs -
Berneta Florine Outs Cline, 91, of Pickering, Missouri, entered into eternal rest October 1, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, Missouri.
Berneta was born March 17, 1919 in Barnard, Missouri to Jacob and Myrtle Ona (Cox) Outs. She graduated in 1936 from Barnard High School. On November 6, 1937 she married Claude James Cline in Maryville, Missouri by the Reverend Lane Douglas. To this union three sons were born. They resided on a farm west of Pickering, Missouri. Claude preceded her in death on September 12, 1987 just two months before their 50th anniversary.
Berneta was a member of Laura Street Baptist Church, LSBC funeral dinner volunteer, Order of the Eastern Star, Red Cross, Senior Center volunteer, Ministry Center volunteer, clerk of the Union Township, and secretary of the White Oak Cemetery Board.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; an infant sister, Belvadine; two brothers, Homer Outs and Truman Outs; grandson, Chad Aron Cline; and daughter-in-law, Betty (Miller) Cline.
She is survived by her sons; Gary Cline and wife, Bonnie, Bridger, Montana; Jim Cline and wife Marcia, Hopkins, Missouri; and Danny Cline and wife Connie, Pickering, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Mark Cline and wife Patty, Christina Denney and husband, Edward; Jamey Cline and wife Lisa; Barry Cline; Jennifer Reidel and husband, David; Matthew Cline and wife, Cari; Bradley Cline and wife, Keely; eight great-grandchildren, Adam Denney, Brandon and Ethan Cline, Danielle and Keith Reidel, Cody and Jacqueline Cline, and Hadley Cline; and a very special niece Jo Ann Outs, Maryville, Missouri.
Funeral services will be Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 1:30 at the Laura Street Baptist Church
Maryville, Missouri. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville.
Memorials may be made to the White Oak Cemetery Fund, c/o Dagmar Whipple, 32684 180th St, Pickering Missouri 64476 or Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468
|Schultz, Donald Elmer -
Donald Elmer Schultz, 82, Maryville, Missouri, died Saturday, October 02, 2010, at St Francis Hospital, Maryville, Missouri.
Donald was born November 06, 1927, in Saint Joseph, Missouri to Elmer Richard and Hazel Marie Hubbard Schultz.
He was a graduate of Horace Mann High School Class of 1945. Donald retired after 27 years in Police Communications with Maryville Public Safety.
He married Lettie Lou Joyner Scott , June 10, 1984, in Maryville, Missouri.
Donald was a member of the Countryside Christian Church, Maryville, MO .
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include: Lettie Schultz, Maryville; two daughters, Cheryl Ann Townsend, Maryville, MO and
Jane Marie Allen, Maryville, MO; two step children, Karen Nicholson, Ravenwood, MO and Roger Scott, Albuquerque, NM; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Schultz has been cremated. Visitation will be held Monday, October 4, from 7-8 PM at the Countryside Christian Church, Maryville. Memorial services will be Tuesday, October 5 at 10:30 AM at the church. Private inurment will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to Countryside Christian Church, Maryville, MO
Arrangements: Price Funeral Home (www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com)
|Dack, Gwendolyn Woodburn -
Gwendolyn Dack, 96, Ravenwood, Missouri died Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville, Missouri.
She was born October 11, 1913 in Ridgeway, Missouri, to Christopher Joseph and Effie (Dukes) Woodburn. Gwendolyn was a 1931 graduate of Maryville High School and Central Business College, Kansas City, Missouri.
She married Vester Dack on January 4, 1936 in Trenton, Missouri.
A homemaker, Mrs Dack retired from Platte Valley Bank of Ravenwood in 1978. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Ravenwood, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Vester, on October 1, 1991; her parents and three sisters.
Survivors include her sons: David (Karen) Dack, Conifer, Colorado and Larry (Donna) Dack, Ravenwood; five grandchildren: Jason (Suzi) Dack, Windsor, Colorado; Kari Dack, Parker, Colorado; Valerie (John) Salcedo, Maryville; Shelly Roush, St Joseph, Missouri and Aaron (Julie) Dack, Ravenwood; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Cleota Travis, Kansas City and Margaret Dack, Shawnee, Kansas and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call any time at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 10:30 am Friday, October 8, 2010 at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Ravenwood, Missouri
|Kinder, Jerry -
Jerry Kinder, 47, Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Clearmont, MO, died Friday, October 8, 2010, at his home inTopeka.
Jerry was born September 23, 1963, in Maryville, Missouri to B. H. and Evelyn Marie (Calek) Kinder.
A graduate of West Nodaway R-I High School, class of 1982, he was employed in maintenance by St. Gregory Suites, Topeka.
Preceding in death were his parents; two sisters:Judy Ann Marriott and Laura Jean Kinder; and nephew Jamie Russell Kinder.
Survivors include: two children: Delton Kinder and B.J. Kinder, both of Fairfax, MO; fiancee Bobbie Miller, Topeka; two brothers: B.H. Kinder, Jr. and Diane, and Danny Kinder and wife Jayne, both of Clearmont, MO; sister: Brenda Ethofer and husband Steve, San Antonio, TX and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Hazel Dell Cemetery, Clearmont, Missouri. Price
|Schmitt, Maxine Arnold -
Maxine Schmitt, 88, Maryville, Missouri died Friday, October 8, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Maryville.
She was born October 9, 1921 in St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lena (Martin) Arnold. Maxine married Curtis Afton Schmitt on April 9, 1939 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
She had worked as a cook for Maryville R-2 High School, was a member of the First Baptist Church, Maryville, and a volunteer with the American Red Cross.
Mrs. Schmitt was preceded in death by her husband, Afton, November 28, 2003, daughter Jana Rae Schmitt, son-in-law Duane Helzer, and two sisters.
Survivors include her children: Curtis (Judy) Schmitt and Judy (Jay) Jenab, both of Maryville; Jan (Ron) Reynolds, Platte City, Missouri; and Joyce Helzer, Graham, Missouri; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandsons; three sisters: Rosie Wilson, San Francisco, CA; Shirley Estes and Elsie Felt, both of St. Joseph, MO; and three sisters-in-law: Darlene Nelson and Alice Schmitt, both of Maryville and Verlene Kelly, Barnard, MO.
There will be no formal visitation. Friends may call after 9 AM on Sunday. Funeral Services will be 2 PM Tuesday, October 12, at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross
|Salsbury, Ronda Dowling -
Ronda Salsbury, 53, Guilford, Missouri, died Saturday, October 9, 2010, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Ronda was born February 19, 1957, in Maryville, Missouri to the late Eugene Earl and Mildred Melinda (Ulmer) Dowling.
A graduate of South Nodaway High School, class of 1975, she was a Paraprofessional.
Ronda married Roger Salsbury December 14, 1974, in Wilcox, Missouri.
She was a member of the Wilcox United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband Roger Salsbury of the home in Guilford; five children: Meredith (Steve) Hodges, Aurora, CO; Pamela (Evan) Traver, Commerce City, CO; Erin Salsbury, Guilford, MO; Clay (Serena) Salsbury, Savannah, MO; Collin Salsbury, Guilford, MO; grandchildren: Lauren, Megan and Taylor Hodges; and Gage and Gavyn Salsbury; two sisters: Jackie Holaday, Barnard, MO and Mary Karen Christensen, Savannah, MO; two brothers: Gary and Stephen Dowling, Maryville, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
Memorial services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at Price Funeral Home, with burial in Weathermon Cemetery, Guilford, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the Children's Education Fund c/o Meredith Hodges, 6362 South Millbrook Way, Aurora, CO 80016
|Schimming, Celia Mires -
Celia Mires Schimming, 92, of Maryville, Missouri died Thursday, October 14, 2010, at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville.
She was born February 28, 1918 in Burlington Junction, Missouri, the daughter of William Hugh and Viola Rose (Hughes) Mires. Celia married Verno Frederick Schimming March 20, 1943 in Maryville.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Community of Faith Church of Maryville.
Celia was preceded in death by her husband, Verno on August 15, 2001; a daughter: Esther Lee Schimming (January 12, 1953); a grandson: Wayne Schimming; a great-granddaughter: Abrielle Neff; son-in-law: Lavon Rains; brothers: Homer and Elmer Mires and sisters: Rosella Trimble and Beulah Barton.
Survivors include her children: James (Phyllis) Schimming and Larry (Debbie) Schimming, Maryville; Roy (Jean) Schimming, Pickering and Ruth (Forrest) Wake, Pickering; Grace Raines, Thayer, Missouri; Verda Mae (Robert) Ireland, Snyder, Texas and Joyce (John) Biggs, Kansas City, Missouri; 27 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; a brother: Hugh Mires, Maryville; several nieces and nephews and all her special friends at Parkdale Manor.
Visitation is 6-8 pm Monday, October 18, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 10 am Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Laura Street Baptist Church,
Maryville with burial in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville, Missouri
|Dowell, Berniece Roach -
Berniece Roach Dowell, 75, of Bethany, Missouri, died Friday, October 15, 2010 at Research Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri.
She was born March 15, 1935 in Maryville, Missouri, the daughter of John and Carolena (Brunstermann) Roach.
Visitation is 6-7 pm Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at St Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville with a Prayer Service at 7pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at St Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville with burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville, Missouri
|Black, Donna Esther Ware - Donna Esther Ware-Black 57, Grant City, MO, formerly of Maryville, passed away Monday, October 18, 2010 in Grant City. Born in Arkoe MO., on December 1, 1952 to Elvin Clutch and Mary Ellen Shelton Ware, she was of the Christian Faith, and a Maryville High School graduate.
Survivors, Daughter, Cindy Black-Prokipchin, Kansas City, MO., sons, Tad (Raelette) Derks, Stanberry, MO, Kelly Derks, Springfield, MO, Levi (Rachel) Ware-Derks, Stanberry, MO, brothers, Frank (Avis) Ware, Burlington ND, Elvin, Jr. Ware, Bethany, MO, David Ware, Kansas City, MO, Mike Ware, Cherryvale, KS, Clutch Ware, SC, sisters, Darlene Ware, and Mary Ware, both of St. Joseph, MO, Phyllis Ware, Maryville, Rita Ware, Grant City. 10 grandchildren, Lydia Babb, Belanna Babb, Jacob Yates, all of Grant City, MO, Tanner and Taelyn Derks, Stanberry, MO, Megan, unknown, Tyler, Gracie, Logan, and Adyson Ware, of Stanberry, MO, and a special 4-legged friend that helped her through her illness, Millie, and by several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, one brother, and a friend, Walter Derks.
Memorial services, 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Inurnment in the Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. No formal visitation is planned.
Memorials are suggest to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
Online guestbook and obituary, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com
|Riggs, Sharon Kay - Sharon Kay Riggs 51, of Maryville, MO, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010 at the Village Care Center in Maryville.
Sharon was born on May 4, 1959 in Trenton, MO, to Harold and Norma Lee Brown Riggs. A former resident of Mississippi, she had resided in Maryville for the past 10 years. Her father preceded her in death. She was of the Baptist Faith.
Sharon had worked for CMC Maryville LLC, and was formerly with Energizer, also of Maryville.
Survivors include two sons, Shawn Riggs, Maryville, MO, and Kyle (Marissa) Miller, Ravenwood, MO, her mother, Norma Lee Hamon, and step-father, Kenny Hamon, both of Trenton, MO, two brothers, Danny Groves, Trenton, MO, and Randy Groves, Grain Valley, MO. She is also survived by two grandchildren, and numerous aunt, uncles, and cousins.
Graveside service and burial will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 25, 2010 at the Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood, MO, Charles Bottiger will be the Minister. No formal visitation is planned.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, and can be left at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, 206 E. South Hills Drive, Maryville, MO. 64468
Arrangements are by the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
For online guest book and obituary, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com
|Dozier, Dwight - Dwight Dozier 90, of Barnard, MO, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2010 at his home in Barnard. He was born on September 11, 1920 in Forrest City, MO, and except for his time in the military was a lifelong resident of the area.
His parents were Charlie and Blanche Grimm Dozier, and preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Irene Shaiffer and Polly Trafton.
Dwight was a Corporal in the U.S. Army during WW II, and was with the 144th Calvary Recon. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Barnard, MO. He was also a member and past Worshipful Master of the Savannah Missouri Masonic Lodge #71, AF & AM, the Scottish Rite Bodies and the Moila Shrine Temple, both of St. Joseph, MO., the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 3669, Maryville, the 40 + 8, and the O’Howell-Strater, American Legion Post #102, Barnard, MO.
Dwight was a salesman for Martin-Marietta for many years. He traveled Missouri and Kansas and retired in 1984.
Dwight and Shonette Hutsenpiller were married on December 26, 1944 in Bennettsville, S.C., she survives of the home in Barnard. Other survivors include their son, Paul (Donna) Dozier, Memphis, TN, granddaughter, Shelby Dozier, also of Memphis, TN., two brothers, Roy Dale (Mildred) Dozier, Hutchinson, KS, and Wayne (Janet) Dozier, St. Joseph, MO. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at the the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. The visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M. Monday evening at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, Barnard, MO
|McIntyre, Kenneth Wayne -
Kenneth Wayne McIntyre, 83, Maryville, MO formerly of Elmo, MO; died Sunday October 17, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital, Maryville.
Born August 10, 1927 in Elmo, the son of the late Henry Hamilton and Ruth Colvin McIntyre. Kenneth was a graduate of Elmo High School.
On October 16, 1948 he was united in marriage to Barbara June Neff in Clarinda, Iowa.
Kenneth was a lifelong farmer in the Elmo area, a member of the Elmo Methodist Church. He was veteran of the United States Navy and a member of the James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100, Maryville, MO.
He was preceded in death by two infant sons, John Henry and Larry Wayne McIntyre and a brother Donald.
Kenneth was a beloved husband of 62 years and loving father.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara McIntyre, daughters Joyce (Jim) Smith and Irma Copeland all of Maryville, MO, Dee Dee (Les) Linville, Skidmore, MO and Dr. Carol McIntyre, Council Bluffs, IA; and a son George McIntyre, Kimballton, IA; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Mr. McIntyre's body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, October 19 at the Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Inurment will be in High Prairie Cemetery, Elmo, MO. Memorial: Disabled American Veterans. Open visitation will be at the funeral home where friends may call at anytime
|Peter, Dean Edwin -
Dean Edwin Peter, 83, Skidmore, Missouri died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at his home.
Dean was born June 29, 1927 in Skidmore, Missouri, the son of Ralph Leroy and Merdith (Stevens) Peter. He graduated from Skidmore High School in the class of 1946.
On August 24, 1947 he married Eva Mae Hammond in Skidmore, Missouri.
A kind and loving husband, father, and grandfather, Dean was a member of the Skidmore United Methodist Church. He worked as a Union Pipe Fitter and farmer, which was the love of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter: Cindy Peter.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Peter, of their home; his children: Linda (Verlin) Long, Maitland, Missouri; Karol (Jerome) Wilmes, Skidmore; Jan (Christine) Peter, Bolivar, Missouri; Randy (Brenda) Peter, Skidmore, Missouri; Deana (Dale) Watson, Savannah, Missouri; 16 grand- children; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers: Ralph Peter Jr. Aurora, Colorado and Jerry Peter, Maryville and sister: Dorothy Culp, Maitland; nieces and nephews.
There will be no formal visitation. Funeral Services will be 2 pm Saturday, October 23nd at the Price Funeral Home, Maryville.. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore.
Memorials may be made to the Tri-City Nutrition Site, Maitland, Missouri
|Palmer, Orlie LaVelle -
Orlie LaVelle Palmer, 91, of Maryville, Missouri died Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville.
He was born November 24, 1918 in Sheridan, Missouri, the son of William Ashbel and Mary Frances (Wilson) Palmer. Orlie was united in marriage to Flora Mavis Lester on August 13, 1939 in Rock Port, Missouri.
A member of Hope Lutheran Church, he had been a truck driver and mechanic for Loch Sand and Construction, both of Maryville.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Mavis on March 31, 2006; a son: William Marshall Palmer; his parents; and a sister: Goldie Wilson.
His survivors include his sons; John Leslie (Margaret) Palmer, Maryville; Alan Wayne (Christina) Palmer, Morton Wirral, United Kingdom and James Mervin (Vickie) Colvin, Maryville; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
There will be no formal visitation, friends may call anytime at the Price Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be 10am Monday, October 25, 2010 at New Hope Cemetery, Hopkins, Mo.
|Runde, Mary Elizabeth "Teddy" Protzman -
Mary Elizabeth “Teddy” Runde, 71 of Parnell, Missouri, died Thursday, October 28, 2010, at her home in rural Parnell.
She was born August 15. 1939 in Conception, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (VanVactor) Protzman.. Teddy was a 1957 graduate of Jefferson High School, Conception Junction, Missouri. She married Bernard Runde on September 6, 1958 in Conception.
She was a homemaker and retired from the Maryville Wal Mart Store.
Teddy was a member of St Joseph’s Parish, and St Joseph’s Altar Society, Tri County Right to Life the Grantham Homebuilders Club and she was an American Red Cross Volunteer.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Paul “Buck” Protzman.
She is survived by her husband: Bernard, of their home in rural Parnell; her children: Daniel J Runde, Platte City, Missouri; Michael A Runde, Hopkins, Missouri; Patrick L Runde, Ft Smith, Arkansas; James A Runde, Guilford, Missouri; Keith E Runde. Shawnee, Kansas and Catherine A Runde, Grant City, Missouri; sixteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two more on the way; siblings: Leo Protzman, Garden City, Kansas; Martha Meng, Tipton, Indiana; Susie Schieber, Maryville; Frank “Herb” Protzman, Midwest City, Oklahoma; Alicia Lewis, Graham, Missouri; im Protzman, Conception; Pat Johnson, Olathe, Kansas and Emma Kennedy, Bethany, Missouri; many nieces and nephews.
There is a Family Rosary at 3pm on Monday, November 1, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Visitation is 6-7 pm Monday, November 1, 2010 at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Parnell, Missouri with a rosary service at 7pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, with burial in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Parnell, Missouri
|Jackson, Wendy Jo Fuller - Wendy Jo Jackson 35, of Maryville, MO passed away Saturday, October 30, 2010 at the St. Francis Hospital in Maryville after a five month battle with cancer.
Wendy was born on March 13, 1975 in Trenton, MO,to Rick and Ellyn Fuller, and lived all of her life in the Maryville area. She had attended NWMSU, and worked at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp, Maryville.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother Connie Fuller, on May 31, 2010.
On December 12, 1998, she married Timothy M. Jackson, he survives of the home. She is also survived by her three sons, Cody, Tyson, and Logan, also of the home.
Other survivors include her parents, Rick and Ellyn Fuller, Burlington Junction, MO, her brother, Wes Fuller, Maryville, MO, her grandfather, Donald Fuller, Humphreys, MO, her grandmother, Doris Boram, Milan, MO, two Aunts, Kris Johnson, and her son Ryan, Monett, MO, and Rita Thomas, and her children, Chasity, and Dalton, Meadville, MO, and her best friend/sister, Amanda Gilman, of Maryville, MO.
Wendy’s funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will be in the Camp Ground Cemetery, Osgood, MO. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 P.M. Friday, November 5, 2010 at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Abrielle Neff Foundation, 16835 Icon Road, Pickering, MO 64476, or to the family, and can be directed to the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, 206 E. South Hills Drive, Maryville, MO 64468
|Shores, Velma "Jeannie" Harris - Velma “Jeannie” Shores 77, of Maryville, MO passed away Thursday, November 4th, 2010 at the Parkdale Manor Nursing Home in Maryville.
She was born on October 7, 1933 in Maitland, MO to Norvel Clark and Dora Fuller Harris, and resided in the Quitman and Skidmore Missouri areas before moving to Maryville three years ago.
Jeannie was very proud of receiving her G.E.D. in Maryville in 1972, and worked as a department head for the former Kmart Store in Maryville.
She married William A. Johnston, they later divorced. She married Edwin Shore, and he preceded her in death in 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Lilly Lockhart, and Dorothy Mitchell, two brothers, Kenneth Harris, and Robert Harris, and her son, Greg Johnston, in 1995.
Survivors include her son, Kevin Johnston, Skidmore, MO, her two daughters, Linda (Burl) Miller, Maryville, MO, Cathy (Randy) Kaufman, Troy, KS, her sister, Joyce Tunnell, Rock Port, MO, her two brothers, Norvel (Betty) Harris, Jr, Springfield, MO, and Jimmy (Rachael) Harris, Boone, IA. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial will be at 1:30 P.M. Monday, November 8, 2010 at the Quitman MO, Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 7, 2010 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO.
Memorials are suggested to S.S.M. Hospice of NW Missouri, 1912 S. Main, Maryville, MO. 64468, or can be directed to the family in care of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, 206 E. South Hills Drive, Maryville, MO 64468
|Collins, Dorothy Thompson -
Dorothy Collins, 92, the daughter of A. L. “Book” and Pearl (Haas) Thompson was born
February 20, 1918 on the family farm, north of Allendale, Missouri. She died at the Worth County Convalescent Center, in Grant City, Missouri.
Dorothy grew up with six brothers and sisters. She attended school at Allendale and graduated from high school in Grant City. She married Herbert D. Collins on November 28, 1940 in Plattsburg, Missouri. To this union were born two children: Ronnie Joe (Barbara) Collins, Kearney, Missouri and Karen Forshey, Kansas City, Missouri.
She was a member of the Parnell United Methodist Church and a homemaker. She and her husband had co-owned and operated the Hy Klas Grocery in Parnell from 1945 to1973.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband: H. D. Collins in 1992; her parents; a grandson: Ryan Deuchars; three brothers: Forrest, Hugh and Vance Thompson, and four sisters: an infant, Lenore Thompson, Geraldine Long, Vanita Davis and Lyndall Austin.
In additions to her children, Dorothy is survived by two grandchildren: Stefanie (Barry) Lyle, St Joseph, Missouri and Greg (Renae) Collins, Kearney, Missouri; three great-grandchildren: Abigail Lyle, Tanner and Rylie Collins.
Visitation is 7-8 pm Sunday, October 31, at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville.
Funeral Services will be 10 AM Monday, November 1, 2010 at Price Funeral Home with burial Rose Hill Cemetery, Parnell, Missouri..
Memorials may be made to the Worth County Convalescent Center, 503 East Fourth Street, Grant City, Missouri 64456
|Hawley, Herschel Hale -
Herschel Hale Hawley, 90, Conception Junction, Missouri died October 31, 2010 at Golden Living Center, Maryville, Missouri.
He was born on December 25, 1919 in rural Ravenwood, Missouri, to Roy A and Bertha (Nelson) Hawley. Herschel served in the US Navy from 1941 – 1947. Upon his discharge, he farmed in the Conception Junction area, where he raised Registered Polled Hereford Cattle and Registered Arabian horses.
He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints where he served as a youth leader and Deacon.
Herschel married Sarah B Jensen on September 14, 1946 at the Long Branch Union Church. She survives of their home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Wilbert Hawley and sister: Cleofa Hawley Bledsoe.
Additional survivors include his children: Michael (Karen) Hawley, Independence, Missouri; Milo (Tamara) Hawley, Indian Head, Maryland and Rebecca (David) Twombly, St Joseph, Missouri; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hawley’s body has been cremated. There will be a private family memorial service at a later date
Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
|Lemon, Doris Verlene Bender -
Doris Verlene Lemon, 95, Skidmore, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 8, 2010, at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville, Missouri.
Doris was born October 26, 1915 in New Point, Missouri, the daughter of Claud W. and Lydia Mable (Davis) Bender. She was a graduate of New Point High School and she received a teaching certificate from Northwest Normal College, Maryville. On May 14, 1938 she married Frank Stuart “Sandy” Lemon in St. Joseph Missouri.
A homemaker, Doris taught in a rural country school near New Point. She attended the Skidmore Methodist Church and she belonged to several clubs and civic organizations.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sandy Lemon on October 10, 2005 and her parents;
Survivors include her sons: Gary ( Jeanene) Lemon, Big Lake Village, Missouri and Paul (Kerrie) Lemon, Savannah, Missouri; grandchildren: Jeffrey and Todd Lemon and Michael Lemon, all of Skidmore; 1 great-grandson: Derek Lemon, Skidmore and her sister: Merle (Galen) Miller, Oregon, Missouri.
Visitation is 1:30 – 2 pm Thursday, November 11, 2010 at the Skidmore Methodist Church, Skidmore, Missouri with Funeral Services there at 2pm Burial is in Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the Skidmore Methodist Church or the Burr Oak Methodist Church
Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
|Swaney, Leola Elnora Taylor -
Leola Elnora Swaney, 96, of Maryville, passed away Monday, November 8, 2010 at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville with the Reverend Scott Moon officiating. Burial will be in Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. There will be no formal visitation. Friends may call any time.
Leola was born in Pickering, Missouri on May 29, 1914, the daughter of Leslie E. Taylor and Iva L. (Hanna) Taylor. She graduated from Huron, South Dakota High School and Studied at the Chester Krause School of Journalism. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Maryville. Leola married William Lester Swaney on April 29, 1939.
Leola started her work career as cashier and bookkeeper for Holt Supply Co. In 1942, she began a distinguished career with her employment at the Maryville Daily Forum, where she worked as a columnist and served in various other capacities until her retirement in 1980. She continued, even in retirement, to write her column, All in a Woman's Day, through 2002. Through the years, she also contributed to other newspapers and periodicals including The Omaha World Herald and St. Joseph Gazette. Through association with her husband Lester's career as a prominent horse breeder and trainer, Leola wrote features for Horseman's Review and Saddle and Bridle magazines and wrote a column, Missouri Valley News, for American Horseman Magazine. She assisted in writing Tales of Nodaway County for the Historical Society, compiled a two-volume set of her All in a Woman's Day columns, and wrote the words to a song At The End of Hollyhock Lane, published in 1945. She also assisted in the editing of Grassroots Reflections, Vols. I and II, and Nodaway County Missouri, A Pictorial History 1910-1984, and wrote original poetry and a book, Jewels. Many events were captured for history and given a fuller meaning and humanity through Leola's work.
Leola dedicated herself to serving others through a very wide variety of civic activities, clubs and service organizations. She was a member of the Nodaway Arts Council; Nodaway County Historical Society; Nodaway Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (longtime chair of the Public Relations Committee); Maryville BPW (First Woman of the Year and later First Runner-up to Missouri Woman of the Year, and served as Editor of the Missouri Federation BPW Magazine); VFW Auxiliary (Treasurer for twenty five years); County Chapter American Red Cross (50 year member and 25 years as secretary); St. Francis Guild (now St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary); United Methodist Church (numerous boards organizations and sponsorships); PTA (Eugene Field and County); County Chapter American Cancer Society; March of Dimes; Maryville Writer's Club (an affiliate of the Missouri Writers Guild); Northwest Missouri Horse Show Association ( Executive Secretary for 25 years); and was named Soroptimist Woman of Distinction in 1994.
Leola is survived by her husband Lester. She was preceded in death by a son, Leslie No'el, and her parents.
Memorials may be directed to Nodaway County Historical Society or the First United Methodist Church
Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
|Ditamore, Audrey Irene Wray -
Audrey Irene Wray Ditamore, 87, Ravenwood, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville. Missouri.
She was born September 12, 1923 in rural Parnell, Missouri, the daughter of Victor Hubert and Susie (Scowden) Wray. Audrey graduated from Pickering High School in Pickering, Missouri and married
James Melvin Ditamore on April 4, 1944 in Troy, Kansas.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Ravenwood Christian Church and the Curry-Richardson-Sparks Waldeier American Legion Auxiliary, Parnell.
Preceding her in death were her husband: James Ditamore Sr. ( November 30, 2005); her parents; four brothers: Marvin, Elvin, Lloyd and Orville Wray and a sister: Beulah Swink.
She is survived by her son: James (Iris) Ditamore JR, Ravenwood; daughter: Janice (Marlin) Meyer, Ravenwood; six grandchildren: David (Risa) Ditamore Maryville and Nell Ditamore, Kansas City, Missouri ; Quentin Meyer and Clinton (Marcy) Meyer, Ravenwood; Jamie (Brad) Busby, Parnell, Missouri; Jeremy Meyer, Ravenwood; five great-grandchildren: Kealan and Kyler Ditamore; Nathan and Zachary Meyer and Baylie Busby; two brothers: Forrest (Lila) Wray and Donnis (Maxine) Wray, Parnell; two sisters-in-law: Charlene Wray, Parnell; Margaret Neale Ditamore, Raytown, Missouri and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 1-2 pm, Friday, November 12, 2010, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville with 2pm
Graveside Services following at Nodaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Maryville, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the New Nodaway County Humane Society or Asera Care Hospice
Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.
|Pankau, Max Leroy -
Max Leroy Pankau 76 of Grant City, Missouri died Thursday, November 11, 2010 at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St Joseph, Missouri.
He was born November 2, 1934 in Sheridan, Missouri, the son of Roy Edward and Mavis Ida (Milligan) Pankau. He married Irene Darlene England on April 23, 1957 in Linn County Oregon.
A retired machinist, Max had worked for Eveready Battery Company, Maryville
Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.