|Nodaway County, Missouri obituaries|
|Abbott, Brigitte Ruth Martin - Brigitte Ruth Abbott, 74, of Burlington Junction, passed from this life on Friday, May 15, 2009 at the Golden Living Center.
Born on February 11, 1935 in Weisbaden, Germany she was the daughter of the late Herbert Lipps & Hedwig (Heldt) Martin.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the Burlington Junction United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Marlin David Abbott whom she married on August 24, 1963, loving children, Michael H. Ramsey, Evart, MI, Pamela Ramsey, Burlington Junction, Nancy Spears, Lakeland, FL, step- children, David L. Abbott, Yankton, SD, Steven D. Abbott, Waterford, MI, Cheryl D. Sherman, Sears, MI, a brother, Egan Lipps, Ann Arbor, MI, 20 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Ruth Feikema and step-daughter , Donna K. Burnham.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, MO 64468. Final Resting Place will be in the High Prairie Cemetery, Elmo, MO. There will be no evening visitation however the family will receive friends at the funeral hone from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. on Monday. Memorials may be made to SSM Hospice of NW Missouri or the Burlington United Methodist Church.
Online condolences and tributes may be left by visiting www.danfeltfuneralhome.
Adkins, Keith Maurice - Keith Adkins, age 74, of Clearmont, Missouri, died Tuesday, April, 1, 2003, at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville, Missouri. Funeral services were held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Walker-Merrick, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Jack Yates officiating. There was open visitation at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 2, 2003. Burial was in Lamar Cemetery, Elmo, Missouri. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Walker-Merrick was in charge of arrangements.
Keith Maurice Adkins was born December 27, 1928, at Burlington Junction, Missouri, to Wayne Adkins and Marlee (Elrod) Adkins. Keith was a graduate of Elmo High School. He served his country during World War II in the United States Marine Corp. Keith was united in marriage September 11, 1948, at College Springs, Iowa, to Lois M. Macrander.
Keith was a rural letter carrier and retired in 1984. Following his retirement, Keith did carpentry. He had a love of small planes and as a young man he had been a pilot. Keith also enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and watching baseball.
His parents and brother Donavan Adkins preceded Keith in death.
Survivors include his wife Lois of the home daughter, Joy Bailey and husband Ron of Maryville, Missouri daughter, Jill Monticue and husband Dennis of Burlington Junction, Missouri son, Kevin Adkins and wife Cheryl of Elmo, Missouri 11 grandchildren: Bret Bailey and wife Vicki, Deryk Powell and wife Mindy, Ryan Powell, Kassie Davidson, Andrew Davidson, Tanner Adkins, Faith Adkins, Cindy Connelly and Kelli Rast 4 great grandchildren: Alayna Powell, Alec Powell, Adkin Powell and Hannah Rast and brother, Donnis Adkins and wife Dot of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Adkins, Lois Marie Macrander - Lois Marie Adkins, 76, Clearmont, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at her daughter’s home. She was born on Nov. 22, 1929, in Westboro, Mo., to the late Josiah Don and Marguerite Ida Mae Macrander. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Maurice Adkins, on April 1, 2003. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Otis, Colorado, and a member of the Sunshine Pal Club, Elmo, Mo. She was a homemaker and worked as a secretary for many years.
|Adwell, John Franklin - John Franklin Adwell, 83, of Ravenwood, passed from this life on, Friday, February 1, 2008 at the Beverly Living Center.
Born on November 3, 1924 he was the son of the late Charles Adwell & Mable (Milligian) Adwell Webb.
He was a Veteran serving in the US Army during WW II. He was a self-employed Farmer. He was a member of the Ravenwood Christian Church.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Georgia L. (Patterson) Adwell, whom he married on March 8, 1947 in Maryville, MO, loving children, Margery Plumb and husband Tom, Shelbyville, MO and James Adwell and wife Sharon, Ravenwood, MO, a sister, Della Mae Stiens and husband Jim, Maryville, Eleven Grandchildren and Sixteen Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Harold Adwell.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on, Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at the Ravenwood Christian Church, Ravenwood, Missouri. Final Resting Place will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood.
The family will receive friends at the Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468 on Monday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. The family has requested memorial donations to SSM Hospice of NW Missouri, Ravenwood Christian Church or the Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences and tributes may be left by visiting www.danfeltfuneralhome.com
Albright, Ruby "Carolyn" Morriss Bledsoe -
Ruby Carolyn Bledsoe Albright, 68, died Thursday, November 13, 2008, at her home in Maryville, Missouri.
A homemaker, Carolyn had also been a clerk at Jr. Nelson's store in Guilford, a custodian at South Nodaway School and Maryville R-II School District, and a cook at Conception Abbey and the Nodaway County Sheriff's department.
Aldridge, Martha Ida Auer -
Martha Ida Aldridge, 79, Skidmore, Missouri, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at Village Care Center in Maryville, Missouri.
|Alexander, William C. - William C. Alexander, age 76, of Elmo, Missouri, passed away, Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Heartland East Hospital, St. Joseph, Missouri.
Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Barr-Merrick Funeral Chapel, Burlington Junction, Missouri with Don Barnett officiating. There will be open visitation at Barr-Merrick Funeral Chapel.
Burial will be in the LaMar Cemetery, Elmo, Missouri with military rites by American Legion Post 492, Elmo, Missouri and Rolla Dicks American Post 315, Burlington Junction, Missouri. Memorials may be directed to American Legion Post 492, Elmo, Missouri. Barr-Merrick Funeral Chapel Burlington Junction, Missouri is in charge of arrangements.
William Clarence Alexander was born April 2, 1929, at Elmo, Missouri, the tenth child of Arthur Alexander and Margaret Jane (Benham) Alexander. He graduated from Elmo High School in 1947. Bill served in the United States Army from June, 1947 to December, 1948. In 1949, he began working at the railroad. He served in the United States Air Force 1951-1953 during the Korean conflict. Bill returned to his railroad job as Roadmaster. He worked for Wabash Railroad, Norfolk Western Railroad, and most recently at the Norfolk Southern railroad. Bill was united in marriage November 26, 1954 at Clearmont, Missouri to Valeria Norine Pike.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 492, V.F.W. and he served on the Elmo town board. Bill enjoyed watching baseball and playing cribbage.
Preceding Bill in death were his parents; brothers, Galen, Arthur (Gib), Merton (Huck), Melvin, Harry F. (Fred) Alexander; sisters, Lucille Glover, Hazel Surlowitz and Marjorie Kent. Survivors include his wife Valeria Alexander of Elmo, Missouri; son, Terry Alexander and wife Barbara of Clearmont; son, Barry Alexander of Burlington Junction, Missouri; six grandchildren; brother, James Alexander of Greeley, Colorado; sister, Dorothy Degase and husband Goy of Maryville, Missouri; nieces and nephews.
|Aley, Roberta Ann Newlon -
“They had been apart for far too long…He went first to make a nice place for her
Allen, Stewart W. - Stewart W. Allen, 73, of Maryville, Missouri died April 25th at St. Francis Hospital, Maryville.
He was the owner of Clinton L Allen Monuments, Inc. and Nodaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery, both of Maryville. He was a former partner in AC Lightning Protection, Maryville and he raised and sold Registered Pug dogs for many years.
Stewart was preceded in death by his wife: Peggy Allen, December 19, 1998; his parents and a sister: Nadean Whitford, June 11, 1990.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law: Mark and Stacey Allen, Maryville; daughters and sons-in-law: Pam and Pat Walter, Maryville, and Tam and Dean Meyer, Guilford, MO.; 8 grandchildren: Traven, Chance and Nickala Allen; Tanner, Tyler and Taylor Walter; Allie and Grant Meyer; and step-grandson: Mitch Parsons.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville.
Memorials may be given to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children, 701 North Noyes Blvd. St. Joseph, Missouri 64506, Donaldson Westside Park , or Donor's Choice in care of Price Funeral Home, 120 East First Street, Maryville, MO 64468.
|Alloway, William David "Bill" - William David "Bill" Alloway, 62, of Graham left us unexpectedly at home in his sleep Jan. 7, 2009.
Born on November 25, 1946 to the late Clarence "Hank" and Mary Hitchcock Alloway, Bill married Carol Sue Logan, August 9, 1969. She and their children, Kiley [Kelly] Alloway and Dacia [Scott] McGinness, survive him.
Also surviving are grandson Cole Alloway, granddaughter Payton McGinness, brother Jim [Marolyn] Alloway and maternal aunt Thelma [Alfred] Linville, as well as a host of other relatives and friends. His sister Judy [Ron] Partridge died in 2008.
Bill was awarded the Bronze Star while serving in the 1st Cavalry Division in Viet Nam in 1966-67. He was warehouse manager at the local Trans-Canada pipeline plant.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, Jaunuary 10, 2009 at the Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468. Final Resting Place will be in the Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post 121.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6 to 8 P.M.
Online condolences and tributes may be left at www.danfeltfuneralhome.com
|Ambrose, Marion, Sister, OSB -
Sister Marion Ambrose, OSB, 85, Clyde, Missouri, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Our Lady of Rickenbach Health Care, Clyde.
Sister was born June 6,1923 in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, the daughter of Lawrence and Frances (Schneeberger) Ambrose.
Sister Marion joined the Benedictine Convent August 6, 1952 and made her final profession March 12, 1959. She had been a cook and served as bookkeeper for Altar Bread Production prior to her illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers.
Survivors include her Monastic Family and sisters: Gertrude Boelter, Watertown, Wisconsin and Evelyn Kealey Jonesville, Wisconsin.
A Wake Service will be 7:15 pm Friday, July 25, 2008, in the Convent Chapter Room, Clyde, Missouri.
Mass of Christian Burial is 8:00 am Saturday, July 26th at the Convent Chapel, with burial
in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Clyde, Missouri.
Anderson, John T. -
John T. Anderson, 98, Maryville, Missouri, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Parkdale Manor Care Center in Maryville, Missouri. He was born September 12, 1909 near Hopkins, Missouri to Ulysses A. Anderson and Georgia Ann Stults Anderson.
Memorials may be made to the Hopkins Christian Church.
Appleman, Jackie Lee -
Jackie Lee Appleman, 62, of Bella Vista AR., formerly of Carson and Centerville, IA., died Monday, September 15, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, AR., after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born December 13, 1945, in Skidmore, MO., to Glen Appleman, Jr., and Inez Newton, and was raised by paternal grandparents Lucille and Glenn Appleman, Sr.
|Archer, Berneice Catherine Spire - Berneice Catherine Archer, 96, of St. Joseph, Missouri, (formerly of Maryville and Conception, Missouri) died Thursday, February 21, 2008 at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St Joseph, Missouri.
Berneice was born September 11, 1911 in Parnell, Missouri, the daughter of John H. and Elizabeth (Boedeker) Spire. She married Leo Archer, October 3, 1933 in Parnell, Missouri.
A homemaker, Berneice was a member of St Francis Xavier Parish, St Joseph, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Leo Archer (January 15, 1990); a daughter: Eula Lee Derks Shonsey (2004); her parents John and Elizabeth Spire; a brother: Vincent Spire; 3 sisters: Genevieve Wright, Gertrude Auer and Marcella Harders.
Survivors include her sons and their spouses: Leonard and Jeanne Archer, St Joseph, Missouri; Kenneth and Kathleen Archer, San Antonio, Texas; a daughter: Evelyn Hoy, Olathe, Kansas
14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great nephews.
Visitation is 6-7 PM Friday, February 22, 2008 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri
with a parish rosary at 7 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Saturday, February 23, 2008 at St Columba’s Catholic Church, Conception Junction, Missouri;
Burial is in St Columba Cemetery, Conception, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to Inter Serv, 200 Cherokee Street St Joseph, Missouri 64504 in Mrs. Archer’s name.
|Archer, Marilyn Sue Garten Jordan -
Marilyn Sue Jordan Archer, 74, Maryville, Missouri died Tuesday, April 08, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Maryville.
Sue was born March 27, 1934, the daughter of Morris "Irish" and Maxine (Butler) Garten. She was a graduate of Maryville High School in the class of 1953.
On March 20, 1955 she married Donald Jack Jordan in Maryville. Donald died on April 19, 1960. Sue married Ralph Archer on May 6, 1961 in Conception, Missouri.
A homemaker, Sue was a member of St Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Community and St Gregory's Guild in Maryville.
In addition to her first husband she was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson.
Survivors include her husband: Ralph, of the home; children: Doug Jordan, Corsicana Texas; Mark Jordan, Maryville; Christie Jordan, Blue Springs, Missouri; Raymond Archer, Robert Archer and Edward Archer, all of Maryville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 6:30-7:30 pm Thursday, April 10, at St Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church with a
Prayer Service at 7:30pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church in Maryville on Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11 AM.
Burial will be in St Columba Cemetery, Conception, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to Asera Care Hospice 102 South Fifth Street, St. Joseph, Missouri 64501 in Marilyn's name.
Archer, Ralph Charles -
Ralph Charles Archer, 86, Maryville, Missouri died Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Maryville.
Archer, William "Bill" -
William "Bill" Archer, 84, Cameron, Missouri died Thursday, April 3, 2008 at Quail Run Nursing Home, Cameron.
Argo, Don -Don Argo, 67, of New Market, Iowa, passed away Aug 17, 2004 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, Iowa. He grew up in the Skidmore and Maryville, Missouri areas. He was born to Merlin and Phyllis (Davenport) Argo on Dec 12, 1936.
|Asbell, Edna Mary Monk -
Edna Mary Asbell, 95, Maryville, Missouri, died September 10, 2009, at Golden Living Center, Maryville.
She was born November 18, 1913, in Burlington Junction, Missouri, the daughter of Lon and Edythe (Quigley) Monk. Edna Mary graduated from Burlington Junction High School in 1931 and Northwest Missouri State University in 1936 with a BA in Music majoring in Music Performance and a BS in Secondary Education. Following graduation she taught music and English in Fillmore, Plattsburg, and Oregon public schools until 1947.
She married Eldon “Bud” Asbell on April 5, 1941 in Maryville.
Mrs. Asbell was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She was a 50+ year member of Chapter KP, PEO Sisterhood, and Rosanna Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Edna Mary was a homemaker and organist at the First Presbyterian Church and Price Funeral Home for over 50 years. In addition, she supported and accompanied many musicians in the community, particularly high school students.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1981; her parents; a sister, Esther Fowler; three brothers, Curtis, Albert, and Paschal Monk, and son-in-law, Dr. Thomas Tillman.
Survivors include daughters Ann Asbell, Corvallis, Oregon, and Mary Asbell Mackenzie, Lubbock, Texas; Mary’s husband, Allan Mackenzie; two sisters-in-law; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 7 to 8 pm, Monday, September 14, 2009, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 10 am, Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church, Maryville, Missouri, with burial in Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Junction, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Edna Mary's name.
|Asher, Virginia Ann "Jennifer" Smith - Virginia Ann “Jennifer” Asher 74 of Sheridan, MO., passed away Monday, November 2, 2009 at a health care center in Maryville, MO.
Born on July 14, 1935 in Bedford, IA., she lived most of her life in the Sheridan, MO area. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Beatrice Larson Smith, and also by a son, Kelly Asher.
Jennifer was a C.N.A. and had worked at the Worth County Convalescent Center, Grant City, MO. She had attended the Methodist Church.
On April 18, 1959, she married C.M. “Pistol” Asher in Grant City, MO. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Bobby and wife Pat Smith, Bedford, IA., Kevin Asher, Sheridan, MO., Troy and wife Jennifer Asher, New Market, IA. Three daughters, Kim Asher, Maryville, MO., Karla and husband Kyle Nelson, Stewartsville, MO., Toni and husband David Thomas, Sheridan, MO., two brothers, Dale and wife Janet Smith, Larry and wife Patsy Smith. One sister, Fanny and husband Larry Singleton. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Asher has been cremated. There will be a family and community get together at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at the Community Center in Sheridan, MO. The interment will be at a later date in the Barnes Cemetery, Worth, MO. The Bram Funeral Home of Maryville, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. Online obituary and condolences, visit www.bramfuneralhome.com
|Ashley, Jody Lynn - Jody Lynn Ashley, 50, of Maitland, MO and formerly of Maryville and Kingman, AZ passed from this life on Thursday, February 2, 2006 at her home.
Born on June 23, 1955 she was the daughter of Ronald Drew & Valerie Jean (Bradley) Ashley of Maitland.
She was of the Baptist Faith.
She had worked as a cook for 15 years at the Iron Skillet in Kingman, AZ.
In addition to her parents she is survived by her daughter, Heather Jean Bender and her fiancé Frankie Goodwin whom she will be married to on February 18, 2006, two brothers, Bradley D. Ashley and wife Mickey & Steven S. Ashley and his former wife Micheele all of Maitland. She is also survived by nieces, Megan J., Ronee M., Jacklin P. and Kaytlin C. Ashley, nephews, Dustin D. & Ryan S. Ashley. There will be no visitation and services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The family has requested the omission of flowers and that memorial donations be made in Jody's name c/o Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, MO 64468. Online condolences may be left by visiting www.danfeltfuneralhome.com
Final Arrangements have been entrusted to the Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri
|Ashley, Valerie Jean Bradley - Valerie Jean Ashley, 68, of Maitland and formerly of Maryville and Kingman, AZ, passed from this life on Friday, March 10, 2006 at her home. She was born on March 1, 1938 in San Bernardino, CA and the daughter of the late Benford Harry and Johnnie Mae (Leach) Bradley.
She was a homemaker and worked in retail most of her life. She was of the Ministry of the Gospel Faith.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ronald D. Ashley, whom she married on October 23, 1954 in Redlands, CA, children, Bradley D. Ashley & Steven S. Ashley both of Maitland, sister, Johnette Welton, Highland, CA, grandchildren, Heather Bender Goodin, Maryville, Dustin Ashley, Osceola, Iowa, Megan T. Ashley, Skidmore, Jacke P. Ashley, Maitland, Catie Ashley, Jefferson City, MO, and Ryan Ashley, Osceola, Iowa, one half brother and two half sisters
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jody L. Ashley on February 2, 2006
There will be no viewing or visitation. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be left by visiting www.danfeltfuneralhome. The family request the omission of flowers and that memorial donations be made to Valerie J. Ashley Memorial Fund, c/o Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, Missouri 64468
Atkins, Margarite Hurst -
Margarite Atkins, 85, Maryville, Missouri, died Wednesday, October 15, 2008, at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville, Missouri.
Memorials may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church, Maryville or SSM Hospice of Northwest Missouri.
|Atkins, Phillip Eugene "Phil" - Phillip Eugene "Phil" Atkins, 64, of Ravenwood, passed from this life on Friday, December 23, 2005 at the St. Francis Hospital.
Born on December 16, 1941 in Whitesville, MO he was the son of the late Verl & Evelyn (Brunner) Atkins.
He retired from Energizer after 18 1/2 years of service he also was a farmer most of his life.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Maryville.
He is survived by his loving wife Cheryl A. (Lewellen) Atkins whom he married on June 24, 1961, daughter, Lisa Landess and husband Tim, Fillmore, son, David Atkins and wife Julie, Ravenwood, daughter, Carol Newsom and husband Kirby, Maryville, brother, Gary Atkins, Rosendale, sisters, Teresa Wright & Connie Roberts both of Savannah, grandchildren, Cody Newsom, Kyle Newsom, Ashley Landess, Rachel Landess, Chase Atkins & Jaden Atkins. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Larry Atkins and a grandson, Tyler Landess.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, December 28, 2005 at the Danfelt Funeral Home, 951 S. Main Street, Maryville, MO 64468 with Pastor Terry Carlson, Officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be left by visiting www.danfeltfuneralhome.com
|Aubuchon, Mary Blanche, Sister -
Sr. Mary Blanche (Helen Bernice) Aubuchon, 88, Clyde, Missouri, died Sunday, August 31, 2008, at Our Lady of Rickenbach in Clyde.
She was born September 17, 1919, in Florissant, Missouri to Cleveland and Helen (Kelly) Aubuchon.
Sr. Mary Blanche was a retired religious sister with the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Jerome Aubuchon and sister Joan Bishop.
She is survived by her sister Miriam Speicher, Marietta, Georgia, sister-in-law Trudy Aubuchon, Greensboro, North Carolina, and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Wake will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 7:15 p.m. in the Convent Chapter Room, Clyde, Missouri
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 7:30 a.m., Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration, Clyde, Missouri.
|Auffert, Bernadine Bliley -
Bernadine Auffert, 94, Conception Missouri, died Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at Village Care Center, Maryville, Missouri.
She was born February 3, 1914 in Clyde, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Teresa (Wiederholt) Bliley. She attended St Benedict’s High School, Clyde. Bernadine married Ervin
Auffert in Clyde, on April 18, 1933. They owned and operated a grocery store, a meat processing plant and in later years a laundry, all in Conception, Missouri. Bernadine was the Jefferson Township Tax Collector for many years.
Bernadine was a member of St Columba Parish, Conception Junction, the Tri-C American Legion Auxiliary and St Ann’s Altar Society. She served as a past president for both groups and received a “Caring Award from the VA Hospital for service. She was on the Tri-C Community Betterment Board and helped organize the Sheltered Workshop and served on their Board.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ervin; sons: Marvin and Donald Auffert; a daughter: Monica Auffert; her parents and sisters: Lorine C. Lager and Mary From.
Survivors include her children: Rosalie and Al Gruenes, Colon, Nebraska; Richard and Shirley Auffert, Maryville; Basil and Marie Auffert, Kansas City, Missouri; Gerald and Rita Auffert, Conception Junction; Teresa and Gary Lammers, St Helena, Nebraska, B H and Wanda Auffert, Maryville and Mary Jo and Duane Everhart, St Joseph, Missouri; daughters-in-law: Fran Wilmes, Maryville and Priscilla Clampit, Pickering; 30 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Pauline Holtman, Rosetta Redden and Pat Driskell; brothers: Ralph Bliley, and Robert Bliley many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation is 6-7 pm at St Columba Catholic Church, Conception Junction, Missouri on Thursday, August 21, 2008 with a Parish Rosary at 7pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am on Friday, August 22 at St Columba Catholic Church, Conception Junction with burial in St Columba Cemetery, Conception, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to St Columba Parish or the Tri-C American Legion Auxiliary in Bernadine’s name.