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Obituaries

Ramona L. Stumpf

February 18, 2018

Ramona Lee Stumpf, 63, of St. Joseph, MO, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at home in St. Joseph.  She was born September 23, 1954, in St. Joseph, MO to Earl & Mildred (Silcott) Taylor.  She married Tom Stumpf in St. Joseph, MO on Augu...

Franklin E. Terhune

February 16, 2018


Veteran
Franklin Eugene “Frank” Terhune died unexpectedly on February 16, 2018 near his fishing pond on his property in Savannah, Missouri. Frank was born on July 21, 1933 to George and Berenice (Bullock) Terhune in Forest City, Missouri. On April 14,...

Ledger D. Herbert

February 15, 2018

Ledger Drake Herbert, 15, of Rosendale, MO went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 15, 2018.    He was born August 13, 2002 in St. Joseph, MO to Landon & Chancey (Pryor) Herbert.   Ledger was always giving out hugs to cheer people...

Robert W. Groce

February 13, 2018

Robert Willard Groce, 77, of St. Joseph, MO, went to be with his Lord on Monday, February 12, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.  He was born September 24, 1940, in St. Joseph, MO, to Jesse Willard & Auda Mae (Battreall) Groce.  He ma...

Sandra K. Carneal

February 7, 2018

Sandra K. Carneal, 74, passed from this life on February 7th, 2018 at home with family by her side. She was born June 3, 1943 in Nebraska City, Nebraska to Ronal and Zelda (Sewell) Martin. Sandy married her high school sweetheart Samuel E Carnea...

Dixie M. Vincent

February 7, 2018

Dixie May Vincent age 92 of St. Joseph, MO passed away February 7, 2018. She was born in Leavenworth, Kansas July 19, 1925 to Harley and Mamie (Dean) Francis. Dixie married Dallas T. Miller (deceased), the father of her three children. Later Dixie...

Raymond L. Hahn

January 27, 2018

Raymond L. Hahn, 80, Amazonia, MO passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Mosaic Hospital in St. Joseph, MO. He was born June 24, 1937 to Edith Palmer Hahn in St. Joseph, MO. Ray loved working on and restoring old cars. He could fix anyth...

Dorothy L. Vansickle

January 18, 2018

Dorothy Lucille Vansickle passed away January 18, 2018 at Mosaic Hospital. She was born July 11, 1928 in Robinson, KS. She is survived by one sister, Rose Mary Seuell, St. Joseph, Mo.; one brother and sister-in-law; Floyd and Jill Vansickle. Niece,...

James L. Kempa

January 12, 2018

James Loddy Kempa (Sonny or Jim), Amazonia, MO passed from this world on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born May 5, 1943 to William and Mildred (Wright) Kempa. He was born in St. Joseph, Missouri and lived around Amazonia, Missouri all his life. ...

Addis L. Laughlin

January 12, 2018

Addis L. Laughlin, 82, Savannah, MO passed from this world on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born in Batavia, IA on February 25, 1935 to James and Nellie (Hemm) Laughlin. He married Frances Belcher in St. Joseph, MO on March 5, 1983 and she survi...

Landon K. Smith

January 10, 2018

Landon Keith Smith, 18, of Savannah, MO entered heaven’s gates on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. He was born March 12, 1999 to Steve and Kelly (Grossman) Smith. Landon was a 2017 graduate of Savannah High School who had recently signed papers to...

Sharon K. Karr

January 9, 2018

Sharon Kay Karr, 76, of Union Star, MO went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at a local hospital in St. Joseph, MO. She was born August 18, 1941 in St. Joseph, MO to Melvin & Maxine (Mollus) Zagrodzky. She married Merrill Karr in St....

David Taylor

January 2, 2018

David Taylor, 62, of Savannah, MO went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. He was born June 4, 1955 in Savannah, MO to Harvey Sr. & Marjorie (Portman) Taylor. He married Terry Douglas in Savannah...

Mary F. Kendall

December 26, 2017

Mary F. Kendall, 86, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at a local health care facility. She was born March 2, 1931 in St. Joseph, MO to Elmer & Margie (Davis) DeSpain. She married Ben Kendall in Clarinda, IA on April 17, 19...

Lisa A. Pearce

December 22, 2017

Lisa A. Pearce, 57, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at her home in St. Joseph, MO. She was born March 23, 1960 in St. Joseph to Ross & Florence (Byous) Pearce. Lisa graduated from Savannah High School. She was a memb...

Carlin E. Bush

December 20, 2017


Veteran
Carlin Eugene Bush, 71, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born February 12, 1946 in Savannah, MO to George and Lois (Carr) Bush. He married Glenda Lee Nold on July 23, 1971 at Long ...

Denzel D. Chilcoat

December 19, 2017

Denzel Deion Chilcoat, 22, of St. Joseph, MO passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Elwood KS. He was born February 23, 1995 in Kansas City, MO. His parents are Brad & DeAnna (Goodpasture) Chilcoat of St. Joseph, MO. He graduated in 2013 ...

David D. Duty

December 15, 2017

David D. Duty, 73, of Savannah, MO went to be with his Lord on Friday, December 15, 2017 at a local hospital in St. Joseph, MO. He was born June 26, 1944 in King City, MO to Norman & Vera (Shelton) Duty. He married Judy Flanary in Bolckow, MO on Ju...

Wayne R. Steiner

December 15, 2017


Veteran
Wayne R. Steiner, 86, of St. Joseph, MO went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 15, 2017 at his home with his family by his side in St. Joseph, MO. He was born May 20, 1931 in Amity, MO to Ernest & Jennie (Hlavac) Steiner, one of 10 children. ...

Robert A. Wisler

December 12, 2017

Robert “Bob” A. Wisler Jr, 78, of Wathena, KS went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at his home in Wathena. He was born September 12, 1939 in Troy, KS to Robert A. Sr. & Lena Mae (Morris) Wisler. He married Norma Jeane McVey in...

Marceline Simerly

December 2, 2017

Marceline Simerly passed in her sleep on December 2nd, 2017. She was born March 17, 1923 near Barnard, MO. She graduated high school from Maryville, MO in 1940 and began working in the Nodaway County prosecutor’s office. She married Delmar in 1942...

Betty Garrett

November 4, 2017

Betty (Harter) Garrett, 83, of Barnard, MO passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. She was born in Troy, KS on February 2, 1934 to Paul & Hazel (Thomas) Harter. She married James Robert “Bob” Garrett No...

Michael E. George

November 1, 2017

Michael Eugene George, 60, of Easton, passed from this life on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at his home in Easton, MO. He was born in St. Joseph, MO on April 6, 1957 to Walter “Tom” & Willah Jean (Kennedy) George. He married Sheila Moyer in ...

Marvin L. Edwards

October 31, 2017

Marvin Lee Edwards, 88, Savannah, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born northwest of Fillmore, MO to William Rhea & Agnes Anna (McKillip) Edwards. Marvin was a farmer and was a hard...

Frank L. Chambers

October 30, 2017

Frank LeRoy Chambers Sr, 86, Savannah, passed from this life on Monday, October 30, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born May 14, 1931 south east of Bolckow, MO to James & Cecile (Bowman) Chambers. Frank married Ruth Manship in Mar...

Martha H. Schuman

September 24, 2017

Martha "Martie" Helen Schuman, 73, Fillmore, passed from this life on Sunday, September 24, 2017, in her home. She was born January 25, 1944 in St. Joseph, MO the daughter of Laurella (Todd) Shores and Herman Shores. Martie married her high s...

James R Garrett

September 23, 2017

James Robert “Bob” (Wright) Garrett, 83, of Barnard, MO passed away Friday, September 23, 2017 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. He was born in Loveland, CO on December 16, 1933 to Raymond & Mary Wright and was later adopted by Roy and...

Regina Sue Ashford

September 20, 2017

Regina Sue Ashford, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Mosaic LifeCare in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was born in St. Joseph on July 16, 1945 to Christopher “Joe” and Malissa (Dotson) Wyatt, and was raised by her moth...

Lorene Kelly

September 16, 2017

Lorene Kelly, 87, of St. Joseph went to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Laverna Village in Savannah, MO. She was born November 10, 1929 in Maysville, MO to Loren & Stella (Campbell) Ross. She married Billy Gene Kelly on May 2, 1...

Calvin E Taylor

September 14, 2017

Infant Calvin Edwin Taylor, of Savannah, MO passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO. He was born June 28, 2017 to Cole Taylor and Sarah Lemons both of the home. Calvin was a fighter and never gav...

Dana G. Bowens

September 11, 2017

Dana G. Bowens, 53, of Fillmore, MO passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at her home in Fillmore. She married Bill Bowens on September 20, 2003 in Savannah, MO and from that union a daughter, Dalana Bowens was born. Both survives of the home. ...

Dana G. Bowens

September 11, 2017

Dana G. Bowens, 53, of Fillmore, MO passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at her home in Fillmore. She married Bill Bowens on September 20, 2003 in Savannah, MO and from that union a daughter, Dalana Bowens was born. Both survives of the home. ...

Regina Marilyn Puett

September 5, 2017

Regina Marilyn “Jeanie” Puett, 85, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at her home in St. Joseph, MO. She was born in the Fillmore, MO area on January 27, 1932 to Floyd & Jennie (Lightle) Hershaw. She married Charles Puett J...

Donald Salfrank

August 19, 2017

Donald (Don) Salfrank, 79, of Country Club and formerly of Gower and Forest City, passed away after a battle with cancer on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at his home in Country Club Village. He was born April 9, 1938 to Carl and Dorothy (Lawless) Salfr...

Robert L. Culver

August 17, 2017


Veteran
Robert Lee Culver, 75, of Savannah, passed away on August 17, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born December 5, 1941 to Arthur Culver & Alice (Winchel) Spiegel. He married France Nelly Yvette Pierson in Etain, France on October 14, 19...

James W. Crawford

August 14, 2017


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James W. Crawford, 90, of Savannah, passed away on August 14, 2017. He was born January 27, 1927 to Harley & Edna (Adkins) Crawford. He married Helen Swenson in Savannah in 1946 and she preceded him in death on 2016. He graduated from Savannah H...

Richard L. Caywood

August 10, 2017

Richard Lee Caywood, 82, of Fillmore, MO passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home in Fillmore, MO. He was born in Fillmore, MO September 2, 1934 to Clyde & Violet (Pixler) Caywood. He married Imagene Lance on May 31 1957 and she survives of...

Joan M. Yuille

August 5, 2017

Joan Maxine Yuille, 79, Savannah, MO, passed away on August 5, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. She was born August 27, 1937 in Rea, MO to Floyd & Edna (Pittman) Zimmerman. She married John Kenneth Yuille on July 3, 1960 in Rea, MO and he p...

Betty J. Taylor

July 31, 2017

Betty Joan Taylor, 62, Savannah, MO, passed away on July 31, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. She was born April 27, 1955 in St. Joseph to Alvin & Helen (Hegler) Schroeder. She married Michael Taylor in Savannah, MO on April 2, 1999 and he ...

Gaylord D. Chilcoat

July 17, 2017

Gaylord Dannie Chilcoat, 75, of St. Joseph, passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. He was born August 8, 1941 in St. Joseph. The son of the late Lovell & Virginia (Rounds) Chilcoat. He worked Globe Union and Johnson...

Lila M. Harvey

July 17, 2017

Lila Marie Harvey, 84, of Kansas City, MO formerly of St. Joseph passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at NorthCare Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. She was born in Amazonia, MO September 14, 1932 to Charles & Sylvia (Jenkins) Elliott. She married Gene...

Donald L. Berning

July 13, 2017

Donald Lee Berning 1922-2017 Donald Lee Berning, 94, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, MO. He was born October 17, 1922 in Easton, MO to Robert and Beulah (Coffey) Berning. He marr...

Thomas Beaver

July 6, 2017


Veteran
Thomas “Tommy” Beaver, 58, Savannah, MO. Born on May 19, 1959, passed away on July 6, 2017, at Truman Medical Center, where he was life-flighted as a result of a motorcycle accident. Tommy attended Lafayette High School in St. Joseph. He enlis...

Jacklyn Thompson

June 24, 2017

Jacklyn “Kay” Thompson passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at LaVerna Village Nursing Home in Savannah, MO. Kay was born on January 24, 1943, in St. Joseph, MO, to Jack & Mary Lou (Parrish) Green. She graduated from Lafayette High School in ...

Willard N. Gorman

June 19, 2017


Veteran
Willard N. Gorman, 90, of St. Joseph passed peacefully away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. He was born in Elwood, KS March 6, 1927 to Robert & Freda (Smith) Gorman. He married Dorothy L. Mays in Elwood, KS in 1952 an...

Charlotte Kelly

June 18, 2017

Charlotte “Ann” Kelly, 76, of Whitesville, Missouri, passed away at her home in Whitesville, MO, Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born May 26, 1941 in Hiawatha, Ks to Ralph Lyons & Mary Francis (Orcutt) Carpenter. She married Donald Kelly on Octo...

Alfred W. Leve

June 16, 2017

Alfred W. Leve, 67, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Friday, June 16, 2017. He was born May 14, 1950 in Quakertown, PA to Robert A. & June E. (Cannon) Leve. He married Marbeth “Beth” Marie Sweinhart on Janua...

Arlene Kimble-Thomas

June 13, 2017

Arlene Kimble-Thomas, 97, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Riverside Place in St. Joseph, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She was born July 7, 1919 in New Hampton, MO to Virgil Baxter & Della Jane (Smith) Jones. She married George W. Kimble in 1937 an...

Drexel A Campbell

May 30, 2017


Veteran
Drexel A. (Rex) Campbell, 85, of Savannah, Missouri, passed away at Living Community in St. Joseph Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was born July 16, 1931 in Flag Springs, MO to Fay & Mabel (Lough) Campbell. He married Bonnie June Bennett in 1951 and sh...

Cyrus G Barnes

May 28, 2017


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Cyrus Gale Barnes, 91, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away at his home Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was born June 1, 1925 in Thompson Missouri to Raymond Thomas and Vera Margaret (Dempsey) Barnes. He married Faye Seybolt on January 31, 1948 in Overlan...

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