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Obituaries

Bonnie I Mires

May 19, 2017

Bonnie IvaDell Mires, 86, of St. Joseph went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 19, 2017. Bonnie married the love of her life, Fred Mires on August 22, 1946 and enjoyed 67 years together before Fred’s passing in 2013. She was born in Burlington...

William Black

May 15, 2017

William “Bill” Black, 88, of Savannah, MO. Passed away at his home Tuesday, May 15, 2017. He was born October 29, 1928 in Liberal, KS to Verlin Orr & Lily Elizabeth (Reynolds) Black. He will be sadly missed by his loving family and dog, Peani...

David A Varner Alan

May 6, 2017

David Alan Varner, 56, of Savannah, passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at his home in Savannah, MO. He was born in Kansas City, MO on December 12, 1960 to Donald Ray & Carol Jean (Silvara) Varner. David was sincere straightforw...

Melissa R White

May 4, 2017

Melissa Rose White, 31, of St. Joseph passed peacefully away to glory surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. She was born in St. Joseph, August 20, 1985 to Lisa Oldridge. Melissa was a m...

Freddie L Karnes Jr.

April 26, 2017


Veteran
Freddie Lee Karnes Jr, 79, St. Joseph, MO passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born December 17, 1937 to F.L. and Viola (Richard) Karnes. Freddie was known to have a big generous heart. He enjoyed fishin...

Mark A Morgan

April 17, 2017

Mark Alan Morgan, age 58, passed away on Monday April 17th, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones at Mosaic Life Care. Mark was born on October 15th , 1958 in St. Joseph, Missouri, to parents Don Morgan and Joan (Strickler) Clowser. He was a 1978 gra...

Nancy L Simmons

April 4, 2017

Nancy Lee Simmons 64, St. Joseph, MO passed away, April 4, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.   She was born April 24, 1952 to Hervey L. & Alma May (Huff) Simmons. Nancy was always smiling and happy.  She enjoyed people and never met a...

Rose Mary Edwards

April 3, 2017

Rose Mary Edwards 78, St. Joseph, MO passed away, April 3, 2017 at Riverside Place in St. Joseph.   She was born May 31, 1938 to Patrick & Clara (Huerter) McNally in Coal Creek, KS. Rosie loved her family and they came first.  She enjoyed s...

Maxine Pew

March 31, 2017

M. Maxine Pew 93, St. Joseph, MO passed away, March 31, 2017 at her home in St. Joseph.   She was born October 5, 1923 in Mound City, MO to Frank & Minnie (Hitchcock) Messner.  She married Herschel Pew in Troy, KS on October 16, 1942 and he pre...

Jerry R Etzler

March 10, 2017

Jerry Ray Etzler 1979-2017 Jerry lost his courageous battle with cancer on March 10, 2017, in Omaha, Neb., at the age of 37.  He was a 1997 Savannah High School graduate and a resident of rural Amazonia. On June 1, 2013, he married the love of hi...

Sharon K Robison

March 7, 2017

Sharon Kay Robison, 72, of Savannah, MO passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah.  She was born on July 16, 1944 in Maryville, MO to Truman & Madeline (Fine) West. She married William “Bill” James Robison ...

Carla M Martens

March 7, 2017

Carla Marie Martens, 59, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  She was born December 27, 1957 in Topeka, KS to Ray Gene & Jeanie (Deardorff) Martens. Carla was a hard-working, honest woman who...

Jimmie W Allison

February 25, 2017

Jimmie Wayne Allison, 61, of Amazonia, MO passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his home in Amazonia.  He was born on October 9, 1955 in St. Joseph, MO to J.W. & Martha Louise (Smith) Allison McFee. He married Joni Trapp in St. Joseph on...

Doris J Foster

February 23, 2017

Doris Jean Foster, 94, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Carriage Square Living Center in St. Joseph, MO. Doris was born July 24, 1922 in Mound City, MO to Frank and Minnie (Hitchcock) Messner.  She attended Skidmore,...

Joyce E Bundy

February 23, 2017

Joyce Elaine Bundy was born on August 21, 1940 to Elmer David and Theda O’Callaghan Potter in Trenton, Missouri. She graduated from Milliken High School in Long Beach, California, and worked as an administrative assistant at Hillyard Technical Scho...

Haylee D Smither

February 18, 2017

Haylee Danielle Smither, 21, of Amazonia, MO passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  She was born on November 6, 1995 in St. Joseph, MO to Keith Smither and Shelly (Nester) Smither. Haylee loved to help ...

Thelma L. Hurst Huffaker

February 15, 2017

Thelma L. (Huffaker) Hurst, age 84, passed from this life on February 15, 2017 at the LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah, MO. Thelma had previously been a resident of the Corby Place in St. Joseph, MO. She was born May 26, 1932, in Andrew Coun...

Joyce Adell Hall Finchum

February 14, 2017

Joyce Adell Hall Finchum, 89, of St. Joseph, died on February 14 at Carriage Square Health Care Center. Joyce was born on April 11, 1927, in Agency, MO, the only daughter of Adell Jenkins and Henry Hall.  She grew up in St. Joseph and graduated f...

Carolyn E Vaughn

February 12, 2017

Carolyn Elaine Vaughn, 62, of Savannah, MO passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her home in Savannah.  She was born on September 28, 1954 in St. Joseph, MO to Rodney & Vivian (Edwards) Lawrence.  She married Ed Vaughn in St. Joseph on Ap...

Beverly L Wright

February 8, 2017

Beverly Lou Wright, 87, of Savannah, MO passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Mosaic Health Care in St. Joseph.  She was born on December 29, 1929 in Mound City, MO to George & Martha (Robinson) Keiffer.  She married Buford “Shorty”...

Emo Hwang

February 4, 2017

Emo Hwang, 75, of St. Joseph, formerly of Savannah, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at her home.  She was born on September 15, 1941 in Osaka, Japan to Hwang, Dae Ja & Hwang, Kim Sun. Emo worked 38 years for The Sister's of St. Fran...

Charles E Davis

February 3, 2017

Charles Eugene Davis, 87, of Maryville, MO passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at his home in Maryville.  He was born on October 26, 1929 in Fillmore, MO to Charles & Blanch (Chandler) Davis.  He married Esther Louise Hartman April 30, 1955...

Wayne D Hurst

February 1, 2017

Wayne Dean Hurst, 73, of Savannah, MO passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  He was born on October 4, 1943 in Holt County, MO to Delmar & Francis (Todd) Hurst.  He married Juanita Grishow on July 3, ...

Maxine Clakins

January 28, 2017

Maxine B. Calkins, 95, of Savannah, MO passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah, MO.  She was born on August 9, 1921 in Oregon, MO to Alonzo “Lonnie” & Ruth (Messick) Dennison. She married Arthur Dale ...

Irvin B Sterner

January 22, 2017

Irvin Ben Sterner,9, of Cosby, MO passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO.  He was born on October 26, 2007 in St. Joseph, MO to Brent & Tiffany (Wyble) Sterner.  Irvin was an extra special you...

Roxanna L Balsamo

January 21, 2017

Roxana Lee Balsamo, 83, of St. Joseph, MO passed away peacefully Saturday, January 21, 2017 at her home with her family by her side.  She was born January 8, 1934 in St. Joseph to Merle McKinley & Clara Gertrude (Klawuhn) Ruff.  She married Joh...

Dixie M McGinnis

January 18, 2017

Dixie Muriel McGinnis, 89, of Amazonia, MO passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Laverna Village in Savannah, MO.  She was born on February 11, 1927 in Gibson, TN to Lawton & Eura (Tinkle) Campbell.  She married Joseph McGinnis on July ...

Dr. Robert L Durant

January 6, 2017

Dr. Robert “Bob” L. Durant, 76, of Savannah, MO.  Born December 8th, 1940 - Died on December 30, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ.  Bob graduated Benton High School in St. Joseph in 1958.  He then went on to further his education by attending and gradua...

Margaret Ann Nickels

January 4, 2017

Margaret Ann "Maggie" Nickels, 74, Rosendale,Mo., passed away Friday, December 30, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care. Maggie enjoyed entertaining company and puzzle books , but she especially loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviv...

Priscilla R Latham

December 18, 2016

Priscilla Rose Latham, 85, of Savannah, MO passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Shady Lawn Living Community in Savannah, MO.  She was born on July 20, 1931 in Savannah, MO to Lloyd & Helen (Reno) Harvey.  She married Richard Lyle Latham ...

Merle J. McCoy

November 28, 2016

Merle J. McCoy, 93, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at Highland Health Care in Highland, KS.  She was born on September 12, 1923 in Sabetha, KS to Elmer & Rosella (Kolash) Cornell. She married Jack A. McCoy July 11, 19...

Anthony D Kerns

November 27, 2016

Anthony Dale Kerns, 26, of Savannah, MO passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home in Savannah.  He was born on June 18, 1990 in St. Joseph, MO to Donald & Brenda (Beattie) Kerns. Anthony loved working on cars and truck...

Jimmie J Riley

November 25, 2016

Jimmie J. Riley, 88, of Country Club, MO passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Carriage Square Health Care Center in St. Joseph, MO.  He was born on July 22, 1928 in Oregon, MO to James and Jessie (Carroll) Riley.  He married his high scho...

Jody D Hundley

November 25, 2016

Jody Dean Hundley, 39, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  He was born on September 21, 1977 in St. Joseph, MO to Richard & Cynthia (Ellis) Gibson.  Jody loved his family and grand...

Harold Erickson

November 25, 2016

Harold Erickson, 72, of Amazonia, MO passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  He was born on January 10, 1944 in St. Joseph, MO to Carl & Agnes (Hubbard) Erickson.  He married Janice Larison ...

Byron P Grisamore

November 15, 2016

Byron Philips Grisamore of rural Galt, MO, born November 18, 1922 in Davies County to Jennings Edward Grisamore and Hazel Claudia Philips Grisamore left this Earth on November 15, 2016, just three days before his 94th birthday. Byron and his famil...

Mike Salsbury

November 7, 2016

Mike Salsbury, of Rockaway Beach, MO and formally of Bolckow, MO passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016 at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, MO.  He married Linda L. Barton on October 18, 1958 in Stanberry,MO and she preceded him in death in...

Horace R Cole

November 2, 2016

Horace “Ray” Cole, of Rosendale, MO passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at LaVerna Village in Savannah surrounded by his loving family.  He was born May 20, 1926 in Rea, MO to Horace and Vivian (Whorton) Cole. Ray graduated from North ...

Beverly Ann (Richards) Black

November 2, 2016

Beverly Ann (Richards) Black, 92, of St. Joseph, Mo. past away Wednesday, Nov. 2nd, 2016. Beverly Ann (Richards) Black was born Jan 17, 1924 in Guilford, Mo to parents Roland Everett Richards and Alice Viola (Violett) Richards. Beverly graduate...

Robert L Sollars

October 27, 2016

Robert “Bob” Lee Sollars, 73, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  He was born July 4, 1943 in St. Joseph to John & Norma (Van Fossen) Sollars. Bob enjoyed going to auctions.  You n...

Brian K Roberts

October 26, 2016

Brian Keith Roberts, 49 of St. Joseph passed away on October 26, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care surrounded by family. Brian was born March 20th, 1967 in Burlington, Iowa, to Frank Roberts and Peggy Grewell Roberts Lemasters.  He graduated from Lafayett...

Janice M Gann

October 26, 2016

Janice Marie Gann, of St. Joseph passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at her home in St. Joseph.  She was born June 30, 1948 in Savannah, MO to George Lewis & Helen Marie (Lanning) Jenkins.  She married Danny Gann on May 1, 1970 in St. Jo...

Jeannene L Stewart

October 22, 2016

Jeannene Lee Stewart 1930 – 2016 Jeannene Lee Stewart, 86, of St. Joseph, MO, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at La Verna Village in Savannah, MO.  She was born June 16, 1930 to J. C. & Camilla (Corington) Driver.  She married Rob...

Beverly Marsh

October 17, 2016

Beverly Marsh, 86, passed on to life eternal Monday, October 17, 2016 in Milton, Florida surrounded by her loving family. Beverly was a long time member of Clair UMC. She worked as a LPN at The Methodist Hospital in St. Joseph. Beverly is survi...

James N Jann

October 14, 2016

James “Jim” Nelson Jann, 80 of St. Joseph, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his home.   He was born March 18, 1936 in St. Joseph, MO.  He married Mary C. Hazelrigg on October 6, 1961 and she survives of the home. He g...

Madison B Briner

October 9, 2016

Infant Madison Marie Belle Briner Infant Madison Marie Belle Briner, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  She was the daughter of Dalton Matthew Briner & Marisa Ann Bower. She is survive...

Doris Bowman

October 8, 2016

Doris Bowman Doris Arlene (Oliver) Bowman, 87, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Maryville Living Center in Maryville, MO. She was a graduate of Savannah High School and Maryville Teachers College.  She retired fr...

Ritta L Wilson

October 8, 2016

Ritta Lynn Wilson Ritta Lynn Wilson, 86, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  She was born March 24th 1930 at Fortescue, MO. She was the only daughter of Ralph and Ruth Lease.  ...

Harold R Felts

October 7, 2016

Harold Rick Felts (Pepaw) 57 of St. Joseph, MO passed away on October 7, 2016 peacefully in his sleep. Rick is survived by his former wife Josie Anderson and his partner Cindy Elkins and his children Faith Wegenka, Levi Felts (Kim Felts), Jerrid Felt...

Beverly K Higgins

October 7, 2016

Beverly Kay Higgins Beverly Kay Higgins ,71, of St. Joseph, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Mosaic Life care in St. Joseph, MO.  She was born April 16, 1945 in St. Louis to Allen and Verneil Hazeltine.  She married Thomas P. H...

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