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Passed away on August 24, Please keep the Dittman family in your prayers. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at To leave a special message for the family, please visit www. Please keep the Drellishak and Hogan families in your prayers. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, Aug. Clarence Lorain Rd. In lieu of flowers contributions to a charity of your choice. Please keep the Navratil and Victor families in your prayers. Funeral Mass Saturday, Aug. Richard Church Lorain Rd. Please keep the O'Donnell and Reesing families in your prayers.

Passed away Tuesday, August 21, Please keep the Layden family in your prayers. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth E. Passed away Saturday, August 18, Tuesday, August 21 at Friends may call at the Church Tuesday from 9: To make a memorial gift, please click here and reference St. Please keep the Wilson family in your prayers.. She looked forward to her family reunion in Heaven. Beloved wife of the late Richard; loving mother of 13; grandmother to over 40; great-grandmother to over 30; and friend to countless others.

Preceeded in death by her husband Richard A. Surviving children include Dawn Wilson, Richard V. She was a strong woman of faith and passionate prayer who valued life and the love of God her Father.

Known by her keen, infectious sense of humor, her warm smile, and bear hugs, she brought joy and love to everyone she met. Dona was an accomplished artist, poet and cook who willingly shared her talents at countless family events and organizations. She was an avid sports fan and loved her Cleveland Indians and Cavaliers. Above all, she loved her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She leaves an amazing legacy few can match.

Family and friends are welcomed to attend a Prayer Service in her honor in the Chapel at St. Martin of Tours, Station Rd. A memorial mass in her honor will be held at a later date.

Chambers Funeral Home, Cleveland, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements. Yoder-Culp Funeral Home assisted with local arrangements. Please keep the Schwarz family in your prayers. Rosemary Mullen Schwarz, age 97, had a great life. Her beloved husband Wally and she shared a year marriage until he passed away at the age of 96, in They were, for many years, members of St.

Luke Parish where they raised 4 children. They loved to travel, but were lifelong Clevelanders. Rosemary was one of the very few attendees of her year class reunion from St. She was dedicated to many projects for those less fortunate, especially Catholic Charities and Meals on Wheels.

She loved playing bridge and gardening, and was a fixture at the Rocky River Garden Club. She was an accomplished water colorist and a member of the Westlake Art League. She and Wally also shared a love of golf. She is survived by her children Joseph W. Schwarz of Lakewood; 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Walter Schwarz Jr. Rosemary will be missed by all who knew her. She passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 7, Christopher Church Detroit Rd. Donations in the memory of Rosemary may be made to St. Please keep the Petrasek family in your prayers. He was a loving husband to the late Marjorie A. Petrasek for 50 years.

A great friend and storyteller to many. Funeral Mass Friday, August 17th at St. Online condolences may be expressed at www. Please keep the Dantio family in your prayers. Betty graduated from St. Joseph Academy in , was a woman of faith and was passionate about life. The Dantio family would like to thank the staff at Devon Oaks in Westlake for the care and kindness they provided Betty. We are also thankful for the care and compassion Hospice of the Western Reserve provided through Betty's final days.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Academy, Rocky River Dr. Below is the death notice of Robert Golem, Sr. Please keep the Golem and Gonnella families in your prayers. Funeral Mass Friday, August 17 at St. Columbkille Church, Broadview Rd. Interment at Mapleshade Cemetery. Below is the death notice of Thomas Nicolay, Sr.

Please keep the Nicolay family in your prayers. Army veteran - Korea. Passed away suddenly August 13, Funeral Mass Saturday, August 18, St. Mary Church Kraft St. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN Please keep the Regan family in your prayers.

Richard Lawrence "Dick" Regan, 79, of Findlay passed away at 4: Saturday, April 14, at his residence. Berkoski and she survives. Richard was a graduate of St. Edward High School and received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Findlay in He was a member of St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Wednesday, April 18, at St.

Burial will follow in St. Visitation will be held from 5: Memorials can be directed to Cancer Patient Services or Bridge Hospice and online condolences can be shared by visiting coldrencrates. Please keep the Chunat family in your prayers. Patricia Ann Chunat went home to be with the Lord on August 1, , just shy of her 76th birthday. The adventure truly began in when Pat married her beloved Richard.

Together they built a beautiful and blessed life, devoted to each other for over 54 years. Pat became a "surrogate" mom to many of her children's friends. She loved her dog Toby who was a faithful companion. Her life was spent devoted completely and unselfishly to her family. Her passions were trips with Richard to Niagara Falls and Mountaineer, lottery scratch-offs, dangly earrings, decorating for the holidays, preparing feasts to share with her family and giving treats or gifts.

Her life was all about giving whether it was a beautiful smile to loved ones, candy to the nurses that cared for her or tough advice needed to be heard. She was a sweet and loving soul that her family and many friends on Earth shall miss, but one day we shall all meet again!

Private services for family. Memorial mass to be held at St. Thomas More Church in Brooklyn Ohio at 11 a. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cleveland APL. Please keep the Martens and Orenski families in your prayers. Bernadette Church, Clague Rd. Monday August 6, at 11 a.

Memorials to Alzheimer's Association, N. Floor 17 Chicago, IL Please keep the Quigley family in your prayers. Passed away July 31, Funeral Mass Monday, August 6, St. Mary of the Woods Chapel Detroit Rd. Avon at 11 A. Please keep the Manno, Litten, and Sweeney families in your prayers. Devoted wife of Domenico deceased. Her unwavering devotion to her family and faith will live on in her family. She was a proud native of Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, Italy who grew to love her adopted country and the city of Cleveland where she realized her dream of educating her children.

Entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Please keep the Vozar family in your prayers. Beloved husband of 28 years to Donna nee Stepka. Loving father of Thomas M. Vozar and Diane "Annie" Vozar.

Cherished son of the late Andrew and Ann nee Ondrus Vozar. Dear brother of Mark Vozar Barb. Dear son in law of Mary Ann and Robert Warner. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. In lieu of flowers the family requests all donations to St. Colette Church, W. Colette Church at 6: Arrangements entrusted to the A. Below is the death notice of John Hogue, Class of Please keep the Hogue family in your prayers. Beloved husband to the late Mary Ann nee Stebbins.

Cherished father of Mary Catherine, Daniel and Michael. Devoted friend to Winkie Donnelly. Preceded in death by brother William and sister Marjorie Gurnick. Jack was a member of St. Edward's first graduating class of and was a graduate and active alumnus of Notre Dame's class of The Piano Man was also a faithful servant to many in the community.

Arrangements for a memorial service and burial will be made at a later date. Please keep the Pickett family in your prayers. Barnabas Medical Center, after suffering a massive stroke. He was raised in a loving family with four siblings he precedes in death: Jim was creative and passionate, an adventure-seeker and free spirit who loved life and where it took him.

After graduating from St. When he graduated in , Jim moved to New York, took a job with Bozell advertising and bartended in various bars around the city. One of his gigs was aboard the Forbes corporate yacht, The Highlander, and he soon joined the crew full time, charting a life adventure that included sailings to Alaska, the Panama Canal and a key itinerary up the West coast of America, where the micro-brewery trend was just taking hold.

When he left The Highlander, Jim followed his newfound passion for craft beer to Brooklyn Brewery, where he joined the sales team and found his calling. The same skills that made Jim an exceptional bartender made him an exemplary salesman: Jim was an entrepreneur with a gift for understanding beverage industry and consumer trends and where they were going.

He loved small brands with stories to tell, and he specialized in selling, distributing and creating those kinds of brands.

Pipeline Brands was the first company he created to serve the small spirits brands he loved that were getting lost in the consolidations happening among the major distributorships. Gotham Artisanal was developed so cocktail-loving consumers could elevate their mixers, syrups and bitters to the level of the premium and super-premium spirits they were mixing them with.

USA Beverage Company was the import and distribution arm meant to support his and his partner's own passion projects, including Bravewood Bourbon and Calligraphy Wines. Nearest and dearest to his heart was Pickett Brothers Beverage, and Pickett's Ginger Beer, a company he created with his two brothers, and ran with his youngest brother, Matt. From the modestly named "Magnificent Seven" in high school to his beverage industry friends, baseball and softball teams, golf buddies, and a tight-knit Maplewood crew, a friend of Jim's was a friend for life.

Continuing the maritime theme set early in his career, Jim met his wife Heidi in at the Fall Ball aboard the U. Jim and Heidi married in He loved his family deeply, fiercely and with great pride. Heidi and their two children, Lena and Riordan, were the center of his universe and every beat of his heart.

Their golden doodle, Clementine, continues to wait for her best friend, Jim, to come home. Shortly before his death, Jim and two partners set to buy and reinvent an established bar in Maplewood, NJ known as O'Reilly's.

Jim died a very happy man, content with his family and many friends, and excited to add "Bar Owner" to his list of accomplishments. Heidi and his partners plan to make sure his dream becomes a legacy. Those wishing to assist Jim's family at this time may visit the following sites: Heidi, Lena and Riordan will host a casual gathering of remembrance for Jim on Thursday, July 5, from 4 p. Cards or notes with stories or other remembrances of Jim that Heidi, Lena and Riordan can read at a later date would be welcome.

At approximately 5 p. A larger celebration of Jim's life will be held at a later date to allow for friends and family to travel from near or far. Jim's family is proud to share that his spirit, strength and smarts live on through organ donation. Learn more at https: Please keep the Steadley, Stroh, and Nye families in your prayers.

She was a dedicated teacher, turned homemaker, who believed strongly in her faith. God and family were central to her life which brought her great joy. Colleen influenced everyone in a loving way with her positive attitude and was an amazing inspiration to many during her courageous battle against breast cancer. Passed away peacefully, July 2, surrounded by her family. Bernadette Church Clague Rd.

West of Columbia Rd. Friday, July 6th from 3 - 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to St. Bernadette School, Clague Rd. Please keep the Doran family in your prayers. Ann was a graduate of St. Ann was a devoted community and non-profit leader, philanthropic fundraising executive and St. Joseph Academy Board Member. Passed away, Friday, June 29, Funeral Mass Friday, July 6th St.

Angela Merici Church Lorain Rd. Fairview Park at Please keep the McGee and McManamon families in your prayers. Beloved husband of Marlene nee Wherley ; loving father of Jennifer S.

McManamon Ian and Franklin L. Army Korean War Veteran. Passed away Sunday July 1, Funeral Mass Thursday July 5, St. Friends may call at St. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve.

Please keep the Gallagher, Rue, and Dzurik families in your prayers. Passed away June 29, Funeral Mass Tuesday, July 3, St. Colman Church W. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to St. Colman Church, W. James O'Donnell W. Please keep the Hamric family in your prayers. She was the youngest daughter of Rose and Frank Doleys both deceased and was preceded in death by her siblings: She spent 40 years with the love of her life, Willard Waltman Hamric deceased.

They along with her great-grandchildren: Maddie, Grace and Jackson adored her. She was "Gramma Fran" to many. Fran enjoyed being the matriarch to her nieces and nephews. Her girlfriends meant the world to her. Please join us not to say goodbye, but to celebrate her life: Funeral service 10 a.

Tuesday, July 3, at the funeral home. Our family asks that you spend time with your loved ones, give them an extra hug and make a toast to enduring friendships; lifelong and beyond. That is what Fran would want. Please keep the Ripich family in your prayers. Beloved husband of 39 years to the late June nee Pope ; dear father of Terry L. Marie ; and Sunny the dog; dear friend of many at Put-in-Bay Island for over 63 years.

Army Air Corps Veteran. Passed away Saturday, June 30, Tuesday, July 3 at Entombment Sunset Memorial Park. A special thanks to our wonderful caregivers Brigid, Amy and Donna. Please keep the Brimus family in your prayers. Loving sister of Rosemary Krupa. Clair Avenue, Cleveland OH A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Please keep the Jordan family in your prayers.

Passed away June 14, Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 19, St. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association of Cleveland, Commerce Park Dr. Below is the death notice of Ronald J.

Patton, father of Tim Patton, Class of Please keep the Patton family in your prayers. Edward deceased Lundberg and Charles J. Passed away, Friday June 22, Raphael Church, Dover Center Rd. Family suggests memorial contributions to the St. Below is the death notice of Charles A. Please keep the Malek family in your prayers. Chuck was a devout Catholic with strong faith; a member of Saint Francis Xavier. He was a graduate of St. Chuck had many friends and "fish tales" over the years, as he and Susan lived in Marblehead for 22 years.

He is survived by his loving wife Susan K. Malek Phillips-Scheimann ; his sons, Charles M. A very special person who will be missed by all. Prayer Service and Honor Guard tribute to follow. Please keep the Boudon family in your prayers. A humble servant has left his earthly home to begin his life in heaven, reunited with his beloved wife Peggy Margaret Ann Honsberger.

Bob was born in Port Allegany, PA. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross. After the war Bob and Peggy settled in Olean, N. Loving Grandpa to 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by four siblings. After retiring from his sales career, Bob and Peg moved to Westlake.

Bob volunteered into his 90's as a Eucharistic Minister and Usher at St. Our Dad was a wonderful husband and father, who loved his family beyond measure.

His life was an example of strong faith, hard work, humor, generosity and so much more. We will miss him. Funeral Mass at St. Please keep the Kelly family in your prayers. Memorial Mass will be held at St. Coleman Church, West 65th St.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. We have just been advised of the passing of Thomas J. He is the father of Tommy Heil, Jr. We ask that you please keep the Heil family in your prayers.

An obituary is not expected and services will be private. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Place Memphis, TN Please keep the Gallagher family in your prayers. Mary Louise Gallagher - nee Gluntz , age Beloved wife of the late Edward P. Passed away June 7, Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 12, St. Memorial contributions to St. Below is the death notice of John Parnell, Class of Please keep the Parnell family in your prayers. Mass June 8, Below is the death notice of Martin Miller, Class of Please keep the Miller family in your prayers.

Marty graduated from St. Edward High School, Class of The Miller family would like to thank Pete N. Passed away May 27, Christopher Church, Detroit Rd. Please keep the Fodor family in your prayers. Beloved husband to Eva M. Funeral Service Monday June 4, at 7: He is the brother of Dr.

John Kenney, Class of Please keep the Kenney family in your prayers. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. He is survived by his loving wife Linda and children: He was "Poppy" to five grandchildren: Carley, Joey, Selina, Braydon and Jayson. He also leaves behind his "favorite" sister-in-law Sally and one niece and four nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, February 5th at Jude's Children's Hospital or a charity of your choice.

Please keep the Holland family in your prayers. Louise Grace Holland, a New Canaan, CT resident for more than 40 years, passed away peacefully on Friday evening May 18, surrounded by her loving family. Louise married her college sweetheart, Michael Francis Holland, and shared the next 52 years together as husband and wife. She was a woman who lived her life as the gift God meant it to be.

She was devoted to her husband and sons who cherished and adored her. She gave her love freely as a wife, mother and friend. Louise's kindness and generosity of spirit brought comfort and solace to those in need while her smile, energy, and irreverent sense of humor brought happiness and joy to all those around her.

Her unwavering faith and trust in the Lord instilled in her the strength, selflessness, and inner peace which she shared with others. She was an active woman with a wide variety of hobbies and interests including gardening, playing bridge, reading, tennis and golf.

Her greatest joys, however, came from the simple things, long walks at Irwin Park or on Cisco Beach with her beloved husband, her family gatherings with her sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren, or being in the company of her friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 9, at In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Congregational Church in her name or to the charity of one's choice.

For directions or online condolences visit www. Please keep the Kulina and Rerko families in your prayers. Beloved son of Todd and Florence Kulina nee Rerko. Dear brother of Zachary Amber and Margaret Kulina. Nephew, cousin, and friend to many. Adam was a graduate of St. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mel Church Triskett Rd.

Thursday May 24, at We have just been advised of the passing of Lois Ann Vysoky on May 17, Please keep the Vysoky and Marquard families in your prayers. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Please keep the Pawlitsch family in your prayers. Kathy began her career working in the retail business for Higbee's Department Store in downtown Cleveland where she started her 25 year career as a buyer.

She moved on to Kline's Department Store as an on-the road sales representative for their clothing line. She pursued her love of flowers by going to floral school and then purchasing her own floral business in Avon named A Secret Garden. She was an amazing cook and loved entertaining at her home.

His wife Faye had passed in April There will not be an obituary at Hyko's request. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with honors and Tami will let us know when that is scheduled. She remained a devoted wife, homemaker, and a wonderful mother. She enjoyed all types of crafts to include sewing, quilting, embroidery, painting and costume and clothing construction.

She eagerly shared her talents and charitable good nature at numerous events benefiting the needy, the church, and community. She was preceded in death by her husband Clarence B. Friends may visit from With her sisters Arlene and Jean, she lived a happy, active life on the family's dairy farm in rural southwestern Wisconsin. She particularly liked riding her horse through the pastures and helping her dad with farm chores.

After high school, she attended Platteville Teacher's College, where she met her future husband Louis in chemistry class. She went on to earn her degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin. Flo was an accomplished seamstress who sewed many of the clothes for her children and grandchildren; she was also an excellent cook and baker. They loved Asheville, and felt that there was no better place to have landed for their retirement years.

She cherished her friendships with her church family. Flo served her community by volunteering for several organizations. She sewed and curated many of the original costumes for ABCCM's "Return to Bethlehem" production and acted in the production every year Flo participated in one of the first volunteer training programs for Mountain Area Hospice, and was a trained Rape Crisis Center advocate and American Red Cross volunteer.

Flo was recognized by Governor Jim Hunt for her extensive volunteer efforts in her community. When Lou fell ill, Flo faithfully and expertly cared for him until his death in She then lived on her own at home until she moved to Pisgah Manor in Flo felt happy and secure at Pisgah Manor, and her family is most grateful to all of the staff who served her with tender loving care. Flo was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters and their husbands; and her in-laws Gertrude, Ruth, Lloyd, and Henry.

She was also preceded by Lou, her beloved husband of 62 years, her sons Roger and Bruce survived by partner Karen Jones of Seattle , and her daughter-in-law, Donna. Flo is also survived by her grandchildren Stephen and Leslie Westphal. A memorial service will be held at 2: Interment will be in the church memorial garden. Her family will receive friends immediately following the Service. The Rosary will be 4: The Funeral Mass will be Following the mass, he will be cremated.

Burial of cremains will be at a later date. Memorials can be made to Fairfield Lions Club or St. Cards and memorials can be mailed to: Dorothy Hellkamp, E. Burlington, Fairfield, IA He married Dorothy A. Hotz on June 10, in Delphos, OH. This year they celebrated 66 years of marriage.

William served in the U. Army during World War II from to William returned to active duty with the Air Force in and served as a meteorologist. He attained the rank of Lt. William was stationed in many parts of the world including Japan, the Philippines, Hawaii, and Spain. Upon retirement from USAF in , he and his family returned to Fairfield where they have resided ever since. He was also a member of the Air Weather Association.

On-line condolences can be made to the family at: Kugler passed away on December 2, She is survived by sons Scott, Mark; daughters Kerry and Donna, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Robert Frank Salm , 86, of Woodbridge VA, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by loved ones, on November 9, Robert Senior Master Sergeant served for 20 years in the U.

Air Force, working as a meteorologist. After his retirement from the military, he went on to work for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA as a branch chief in computer operations until his retirement. Arlington National Cemetery interment at a later date. She was surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. The family would like to express its thanks and appreciation to her physicians and nursing staff at Washington University, the Center for Advanced Medicine, Memorial Hospital East, and the BJC Healthcare family for the care and compassion given to Cecilia and her family during the past 38 months.

Condolences may be extended to the family online at Schildknechtfh. Nonetheless, upon graduating as a Rector Scholar cum laude geology from DePauw University during , he joined an Exxon subsidiary's seismograph crew and helped discover the Stuttgart oil field near Phillipsburg, KS. Then within the month he became the Center's duty surf forecaster for the night of the invasion of Normandy, i. But the war was moving north.

Once hostilities were over, Bates continued for the next third of a century in both a military and a civilian capacity with the Armed Forces. As a uniformed officer he reached the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve. While doing so, he instigated the U. Navy's program for observing and forecasting ice conditions across the American Arctic, thereby meriting having an island in the Antarctic Peninsula named after him.

Throughout Bates' professional career, he was ably supported by a life long soulmate, Pauline Barta, who passed away five months earlier in January He had wooed her while she was a perky kindergarten teacher in remote Holdrege, Nebraska and he a lowly "attached helper" on a transient seismic crew. Nonetheless, as of July , they entered into 73 years of blissful marriage.

During their parents also left the environs of Washington, D. Navy" Cornfield Press, Bates include his three daughters, grandsons Alexander C. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Pauline, and his grandson, David Yanity. As for the cremains, they will be interred with those of wife Pauline's in the Phillips Cemetery adjoining the Bates Sesquicentennial Farm on which he was reared in Illinois.

At the age of 13, he began his lifelong love of flying. He would carry gas and wash airplane windshields in order to earn money to take flying lessons. He soon soloed his first plane, a 40 h. In March Tedd entered military service under the aviation cadet program; however, the cadet program closed and he served as a B aircraft flight engineer until discharged in Oct. After leaving the Army Air Corp, his first job was an aero-mechanic for Delta.

He reentered the aviation cadet program in the newly formed U. Air Force in Oct. In June , he was assigned to the 3rd Bombardment Wing in Korea where he flew 50 night intruder combat missions in the B He was the major planner and flew in the joint Army-Air Force "Operation Arctic Night" which was one of the largest troop drops north of the Arctic Circle.

In addition he is credited with saving four C transport aircraft during Antarctic flight operations. While at Altus, he was made an honorary member of the Kiowa Tribe.

Bishop logged more than 20, military and civilian accident-free flying hours and flew more than 50 different aircraft. He also has the distinction of being one of the few people to have flown operationally over both the North and South Poles. After retirement, Gen Bishop served as Vice President of Trident Tech, as well as an expert aviation insurance consultant. Bishop, known affectionately as D. A memorial will be held Saturday, June 18th at He will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice in his honor. Vera was born in Melrose, NC.

She was the youngest child of the late John and Margaret Pearson. Vera graduated from Brevard College in They embarked on a lifelong service to our country. As the wife of a career Senior USAF Officer and through her strength of character and loving nature, she touched lives across our country and the world.

She was recognized for her selfless care of wounded Vietnam soldiers and their families through her volunteer work at the AirVac Hospital in Japan. She provided counseling and friendship to all she met throughout the 33 years of dedicated military service and beyond into their retirement.

A celebration of her life was held at 2: Hersch's work helped establish air quality standards for the U. Strongly civic minded, he served on the board of Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation, and participated in many local and statewide political campaigns.

He was also a member of the Chapel of the Cross and served on the vestry for years. He is survived by his four daughters: His wife of 69 years, Gladys, passed away in A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 24th at A memorial service will be held in Holdenville, Okla.

Inurnment will be in Yeager Cemetery with full military honors. Franz was born in Yeager, Okla. Midway through his tour, he was selected to provide direct weather support to the Commanding General, 7th Air Force and his staff. Upon completion of his tour of duty in Vietnam, Franz was stationed at Headquarters Air Weather Service as a staff officer. In , seeking more excitement, he trained to become an Aerial Reconnaissance Weather Officer, and was stationed at Ramey Air Force Base, Puerto Rico, where he made aerial observations from a WCB airplane through hurricanes and tropical storms.

After 26 years of distinguished service, Franz retired in September Franz was a brilliant, independent man with many talents. He loved to travel, to build things, to solve problems, to be outdoors, and to be at peace along the Snake River or back home, along Yeager Creek in Oklahoma. He was a thrifty, hard-working man with high expectations for himself and the people around him.

He loved the movies of John Wayne and to write poetry about family, life, and his Oklahoma upbringing. Franz wrote, "I'm an ordinary man, Who has worked and known strife. The calluses on my hands; Have not dulled my lust for life.

I love the flowers in spring; and the crispness of the fall. Whatever this world may bring; There is beauty in it all. He is also survived by two brothers, Charles of Lees' Summit, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Bennie, Douglas and Joel, and by his first wife of 17 years, Judy. Paul has displayed an uncommon courage throughout his life, earning a deep respect from those who have known and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Quast; parents, Paul E. Paul was an honorable and beloved soul who will be missed by many. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www. Paul was a member of the AWA. Gene was born Nov. The family moved to Omaha when Gene was very young.

Gene married Rosemary Menges Sept. Gene served in the United States Air Force, retiring after a long career. Over the years, Gene and Rosemary lived all over the United States and abroad. Gene also helped with Meals on Wheels through the hospital. His hobbies included fishing, enjoying the outdoors, and participating in Boy Scouts.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Lillian, Marie, and Juanita and a brother, Robert. He is survived by his daughter, Martha Q. He traveled extensively over the years and particularly enjoyed touring in his RV with his beloved companion, Margrit Radloff.

He never met a stranger nor missed a chance to try something new. He will be missed by his many friends and family world-wide. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p. Thursday by the Rev. Bunn at the Holland Baptist Church. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the doctors and medical staff in the Neuro Science Department at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond for their outstanding care and concern for Boyd and his family.

Donald Baker , born July 20, Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend. Passed away peacefully on March 10th, Preceded in death by loving wife Jacqueline M.

Survived by son William G. Mary and beloved grandson James G. Paul, Minnesota, with the exception of his military service, Donald spent his entire life in the St. Anthony Park neighborhood of St. He graduated from Murray High School class of He was stationed near Wantage, England during the war as a meteorologist, providing weather information to the Air Corps pilots and crews who flew missions over occupied Europe.

Upon the liberation of France in , he was stationed at Orly Airfield in Paris. A dashing Lieutenant, he met a lovely young French woman named Jacqueline Mouzel. Their romance flourished and they became engaged in Their plans were interrupted by the Korean conflict when he was re-called for service by the newly established U. After his discharge, he was finally allowed to complete his romance with Jacqueline, and they were married in Paris at the Chapel of the Hotel des Invalides on Valentines Day The happy couple returned to St.

Paul, where Donald continued his education. Upon achieving his doctorate in Climatology and Soil Science in , Donald began his long career as a faculty member at the University of Minnesota. He established the Climatological Observatory just north of the campus, and built it with help from his students in This Observatory has recorded subsoil temperatures for over 50 years, and has provided an unprecedented database for climate change research.

After his retirement as a professor, Donald was a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota for contributions to teaching and research. Donald was a man of many interests including photography, railroading, archaeology, the stock market, and mentoring students. Donald spent his summers as a boy visiting his grandparents in Wellman, Iowa. From those times he gained a love of the people, natural beauty and productivity of the farm fields of Iowa that lasted his entire life.

Always a true gentleman and outwardly a man of steely reserve, Donald treasured his family and friends. An only child of an only child, later in life he greatly enjoyed being part of a larger extended family through the marriage of his son. The family would like to thank the staff and management of the St. Anthony Park Home for their kind and loving care. Anthony Park Methodist Church. He was the husband of Ann M. He served in the U. He flew for regional airlines, as a private corporate pilot and was also a flight instructor and FAA Designated Examiner.

Besides his wife he leaves one son, Russell G. Robbins and her husband, Russell of E. Falmouth and Nancy Dalton and her husband, James of Portland, OR; he also leaves six beloved grandchildren and four beloved great-grandchildren.

Burial at the V. National Cemetery of Massachusetts in Bourne. Air Force for over 25 years. Flying was his passion, and he was held in high regard by those who flew with him. After retiring from the service, he moved to the Tri-Cities and lived here for the past 49 years, working as a research scientist for several Hanford contractors.

His youngest son, Claude, survives him. A long-time member of All Saints Episcopal Church, he played a dedicated and active role in their mission. Well-known for his Amiable disposition and love of people, he will be missed by many. Special thanks to the staffs at Guardian Angel and The Chaplaincy for the care and understanding. Express your thoughts and memories on our online Guestbook at www. Fox was the son of William Edward Fox Sr. He received his military training and instruction in Meteorology at the University of Chicago, Illinois.

In May, , he was commissioned a 2nd Lt. Weather Officer in the 21st Weather Squadron and assigned to William Northern Airfield in Tullahoma, a training facility for fighter pilots. In Feb, , he was promoted to 1st Lt. Invasion of Europe June 6, occurred during this time. Fox was under the command of General Eisenhower when the paratroopers were launched on the night of June 5th and his mission was to provide weather forecasts for the troop carrier pilots who were dropping paratroopers and supplies to advance troops.

Fox was instrumental in forecasting weather conditions for the aerial drops of supplies for General Patton's division. Fox was promoted to Captain in May, Shortly afterwards, he was assigned to Weather Offices in Frankfurt, Bremerhaven and Stuttgart in Germany and continued to provide weather forecasts for flights, military activities and the general public.

He returned to the U. After his retirement in , Mr. Fox became a consultant to the United Nations working on flood control overseas, including in China and Pakistan. He is survived by his two sons: Fox was dedicated to his family, his loving wife, his church, and to helping others, whether it was by providing tax advice to seniors or his generous donations to many charities.

He enjoyed nothing more than sharing stories and laughter with his two sons. He was an inspiration to all who knew him, and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. College Rd, Wilmington, NC In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be sent to Pine Valley Church of Christ, Davis Health Care Center, or a charity of your choice.

Fox said in his retirement speech, "Old hydrologists never die, they just float away. She was 98 years old. She first met her future husband, Dale Flinders, at a high school state music contest. They'd been born and raised within two weeks and sixty miles of each other.

They met, yet again, as college students at Morningside College in Sioux City. Dale recognized Nadine when he saw her from a passing street car. They both graduated from Morningside College in ; Nadine with a Bachelor of Music Degree with an emphasis on voice. Nadine shared one date with Dale, and then they were separated by fate: Dale to teach high school science in Burma, and Nadine to the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY, where she received her Masters of Music degree in , majoring in Performance and Literature with an emphasis on voice.

In they were married and she and Dale moved to Boston. It would be three years before they were reunited after the war, in Japan, where Dale was assigned. At each new home, she became active in the officers' wives club, the local scouting organization, and in organizing and directing chapel choirs. She provided voice instruction and piano accompaniment for professional vocalists, and encouraged her own children to achieve musical proficiency on their chosen instruments.

In California she enjoyed her gardens, and in Massachusetts, she enjoyed combing local shops for antiques. She was a dedicated mother to her sons. Well into her '90s, she regularly attended music performances and, as recently as three weeks before her passing, she attended her regular church service and joined in the singing, sometimes forgetting the lyrics but never losing her beautiful voice.

Music was who she was, and it brought her the greatest joy. It is her grand piano that's in the Freedom House great room, donated when her husband was a resident.

Nadine was a lifetime member of the Mu Phi Epsilon Professional Music Fraternity and, in , was honored for her 75 year membership in the organization, having joined the Phi Zeta Chapter in Morningside College in She is survived by five grandchildren whom she adored: Flinders was preceded in death by Col. Dale Flinders, her beloved husband of 65 years. We rejoice in the knowledge that they are again together, happily exploring the celestial heavens and the "forever" they promised to each other.

Her family wishes to thank the compassionate people of Liberty House, the Care Center, Freedom House, the Mission, and Hospice for the kindness and dedication with which they cared for Mrs.

Flinders as her health declined and her care needs became increasingly complicated. It is requested that, in lieu of flowers, you celebrate Nadine's life by sharing some ice cream with your loved ones. It's a simple pleasure, one Nadine enjoyed even into the last chapter of her long and happy life.

May God speed you on your way, Nadine Linquist Flinders. Until we all meet again. Flinders were held Wednesday, April 6th 9: Her early childhood was in Nazi-Occupied France. Modernist painter Andrew Bucci , whose work spanned nearly eight decades and appeared on a U. He was born on January 12, in Vicksburg, MS.

Bucci's painting of a magnolia flower appeared on the 5-cent U. His work continues to be shown in galleries in Jackson and New Orleans. His best-known works are oil paintings. In recent years, Bucci was honored with Mississippi's prestigious arts awards. In the s, he began studying with Marie Hull in Jackson and continued to do so after he went to Louisiana State University to study architecture and engineering.

He served as a weather officer on air bases in England and Scotland during the war. Upon returning from the war, Bucci enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he received a bachelor's degree in fine art in and a master's degree in He served from March to August , then returned to Chicago to complete his graduate degree.

He looked for work as an art instructor, but said nobody would hire him. He went to work as a meteorologist for the U. Weather Bureau and served at the National Meteorological Center in Maryland from until his retirement in He moved back to Vicksburg in early Survivors include two sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews.

He was an Air Weather Association member since Dick succumbed to a heart attack and prostate cancer. Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, S. Davis Drive, Arlington, TX. Rosary will precede the Mass. Dick was born Dec. Following high school Dick enlisted in the Air Force and trained as a meteorologist.

While stationed in Maine, Dick met the late Mabel Connell on a blind date. They were married Sept. While living in New York, Dick received his B.

They moved to Arlington in , transferring from Chicago, Ill. Dick was an active member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church for over 30 years.

He moved to Chicago in May to be closer to family. Dick enjoyed going to the Maverick Club, participating in the senior aerobics and tai chi. During his retirement years his creative side was expressed in his watercolor paintings. Dick was a tall, kind, gentle man who preferred to serve his fellow men without fanfare or accolades. He will be missed by many. He was the husband of Anne Oswald Ail, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage in March Richard was a graduate of Lebanon High School.

Following high school, he went on to graduate from the U. He served proudly as a Master Sergeant with the U. While in the U. Air Force, he served as a Weather Forecaster.

Richard was also a retired Minister from the Evangelical Congregational Denomination. For over ten years, Richard was a host for the Fresh Air Program. He was an exceptional bowler having bowled with church and military leagues , and acquired an extensive collection of trophies for the league's high average, as well as being a member of first place teams. Some of his interests included photography, afternoon drives to visit friends or family, and practical jokes and puns. He loved reading and had an extensive personal library.

Richard was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team for the past 80 years. Consistent with his passion for travel and to honor his 23 years of service, Richard visited the U. Richard had a strong commitment to, and love for his country.

He was known for his letters written to the editors of various newspapers on a wide variety of topics. He loved chocolate - especially chocolate donuts and Hershey candy - and was practically unbeatable at pinochle and rummy!

The family would like to send a special thank you to the caregivers at Masonic Village for not only excellent care, but also for the tender and loving care that was given to Richard by the staff of the Lafayette West Neighborhood and the Masonic Village Hospice team. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marguerite and Betty Jane.

Church Cemetery, Annville, with full military honors. Box , Lebanon, PA Harold was born in St. Harold's degrees were in Chemistry, Meteorology and Oceanography. During a trip to Dayton, Ohio in , he met his future wife, Roberta Pauline Rose and corresponded with her while separated from the War. They were married on Sept 26, and have been married for 66 years.

In that capacity, Harold was privileged to travel all over the world to foster relationships for ocean data collection.

Harold also co-authored two books on oceanography: Among his professional awards include recognition in American Men of Science. Harold retired in but continued to be actively involved in community service. Most importantly, Harold loved his wife, family and being involved in sports, church and community activities. He enjoyed music, sang in the choirs for over 50 years and loved playing his violin. Harold also served on the advisory board of the State Employees Credit Union.

He constantly expressed how fortunate he was that God had blessed him with such a full life in work, family and community activities. Spousta , in Taunton, MA, May 8, , age 86, passed away in Morton Hospital, following a lengthy period of failing health.

Leslie was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Quegan Spousta of 62 years. Leslie was educated in Raynham schools and served his country in the U. Air Force as a meteorologist during both the Korean and Vietnam War. Leslie cherished his enduring love for his family and was affectionately referred to as Papa by all. He enjoyed working around the house and the saying was he could fix anything. Leslie volunteered at the Providence Veterans Hospital with his wife Mary.

He loved helping the youth and was a Boy Scouts of America leader from Leslie enjoyed traveling, he and his wife Mary traveled across the country several times following his retirement. Leslie was also the Veterans Graves Registrar for the City of Taunton, he worked tirelessly with many volunteers to make sure every veteran had a flag on their grave.

He also wanted to make sure that this would continue in the future and worked to get a list of all veterans computerized.

Leslie was a member of the Korean War Veterans Association, and served as chaplain for six years. Above all Leslie should be remembered for his love for his family, his church and country. Leslie also leaves his 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the Bourne National Cemetery. Box , Raynham Center, MA Hal grew up in Rockford, graduating from Rockford High School.

After high school he played the piano in a ten-piece orchestra that he created. Hal was an active member of the Air Weather Association and held many leadership positions including in the 15th and 20th Weather Squadron Association including President.

He married his lifelong companion, Jeanne Rennels, of Charleston, Ill, in They resided in Rockford and Florida. Hal was an international insurance broker and president of Todd and Co. He was a director at Illinois Blue Cross, on the advisory board of St.

They traveled extensively and included their family in many trips. Hal did not like to sit around too often. He was always on the go. He wrote a book in , Violation of Trust, and was working on a second book until his poor eyesight made it too difficult to pursue. Hal met a group of guys for coffee every morning for years at Johnny Pamcakes.

She never gave up in the face of adversity whether in life or death. She cared for everyone and everything she met, having a special place in her heart for animals. She deeply loved her family, friends and animals — Abby, the cow, and her Shih Tzu, Hattie. Lyons of Pleasant Hill. Paul Gregory Dolan, Jr. Victoria Tierney of Seattle, WA.

Burial was in the Strasburg Cemetery. Box , Houston, TX , www. On January 1, , she was united in marriage to T. Courtney in Carrollton, Kentucky. He preceded her in death on September 21, Foremost she was a kind and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She enjoyed crafting and crocheting; most recently, she devoted her time to her great-great grandchild.

She was a member of the Southview Christian Church in Grandview. Cremation will be accorded following the service; inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date. Paul and Marie Mann Adams. Upon returning home, he attended the Kansas City Business College and graduated as salutatorian of the class.

Eichelberger at the St. Pastor Dave Owsley officiated. Honorary casket bearers were Peter Homburg and Chuck Johnson.

Ed was born Aug. Ed was a graduate of Harrisonville High School. He served as an officer and took part in many judging contests. He showed milking shorthorn cattle and Duroc hogs at many fairs. In later years he attended the Hickory Grove Baptist Church.

They moved to their current home near Pleasant Hill in and began a dairy farm. They had a milking shorthorn dairy herd for 46 years, retiring in In , he was chosen Grand Marshall of the Cass County Fair in honor of his service in the s and s. She was born Dec. They lived in Raytown before moving to Pleasant Hill. Suppenbach passed away Sept.

Haller passed away on July 14, Shaw Suppenbach-Haller was held Dec. Chaplain Rick King officiated. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date. She was a Westport High School graduate. Holle in Clinton, Iowa. She was a member of St. Interment followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

He was born Nov. After his honorary discharge from the military, Oliver returned to the Cleveland area and was a well-known farmer throughout the Cass County area. They made their home on the family farm in rural Cleveland. Craycraft passed away on Sept. Post of Harrisonville. Honorary bearers are Mike Kurzweil and James Moul. Blakley, passed away November 30, Jeanne was born in Indiana, the daughter of Sam and Fannie Workman.

They moved to Scottsdale, Ariz. Mozelle was born October 4, in Harrisonville, the daughter of Oscar L. Mozelle married Donald Rhee Gretzinger on November 20, She then attended William Jewell College in Liberty.

She worked endless hours helping Don with the family cattle ranch and farming operation. Patterson, and her nephew, Jerry Patterson. Funeral service was Dec. Luke Hospital in Kansas City, retiring in A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the V. Post Veterans Relief Fund and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Gerry was also a parttime real estate agent. No services are scheduled at this time. Rick and Cheryl later divorced. He had been a driver for K.

He had also worked for Sherwood Lawn and Landscape. Most important to Rick was spending time with his family; especially with his daughter, Brooke. Reverends Jack Blansit and David Hackett officiated. Interment was in Strasburg Cemetery. Lewis, 74, of Kingsville, passed away November 17, His survivors remember him as loving and supportive. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.

Burial was at Six Mile Cemetery, Independence. Arrangements by Carson Speaks Chapel, Independence. In , Vivian was united in marriage to Noel E. Johnson, and three children were born to this marriage. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jack was a Thayer, Missouri High School graduate. Greathouse in Pleasant Hill. Mainprize and one grandson, Nathaniel Mainprize Cripps. No services are scheduled. Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date. Blocher of Kansas City.

Barbara and Bill, as her husband was known, relocated to the St. Louis area for his employment. She was an example of hard work, perseverance, thriftiness and resourcefulness. She was a parishioner of St. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting, antiquing, caring for her pets, the company of good friends and her grandchildren.

Barbara leaves a son, James C. Olson and her husband, Dr. Thomas Olson, and Kathleen M. Nestor; and five grandchildren, Mary E. Nestor, John Jack W. Olson and Caroline G. In addition to her husband, Barbara was preceded in death by two brothers, Captain Charles Blocher and Harold Blocher. Bridget Catholic Church, Lexington Road. Burial will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St.

She completed formal tailor training in Giessen on April 23, They had two daughters, Christel and Deborah, who were her greatest treasures. He preceded her in death on December 19, She was an avid gardener with an amazing green thumb.

One of her favorite flowers were gladiolas. She was also a very resourceful, meticulous and creative person. Rebecca and Nathaniel were highlights of her life; she greatly enjoyed being their Oma German for grandmother. He was a member of two popular local bands, The Disciples, and The Crescendos for 20 plus years. His hobbies included music, horses and watching his grandchildren play sports. Memorial services were Oct. He loved science, math and art. He had a great sense of humor and made us laugh almost every day.

He was an encyclopedia of information, like his father. He loved playing with his dog, Legend, and cat, Moe. He enjoyed going on duck hunting trips with his father.

Jack Hill, passed away in August, She has 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was always involved in many community programs: The Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church and activities in the Pleasant Hill community were always a big part of her life. In addition, she helped with the recycling program and the community garden.

She started a catering business, owned and operated a craft shop and was a top salesperson at Saks Fifth Avenue. She loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in the new year when she will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. A notice will be posted announcing the date. Saubers and Mary Jo Scheer Saubers who both preceded him in death.

The family moved to Pleasant Hill in February, He worked, for a time, at Casco Area Workshop in Harrisonville and lived in Harrisonville for a while as well. Services for Frank were at St. Saubers in lieu of flowers. He departed this life at October 16, , at his home, surrounded with love and family. He proudly served in the U. Army during World War II. He served with the 36th division on the frontline of the European theatre of operations. They enjoyed 64 years of marriage. She preceded him in death on November 26, He retired in with over 30 years of service.

He was also a builder and built several homes in Greenwood and at the Lake of the Ozarks. In his spare time he loved hunting, fishing, boating, and sports, but truly loved building homes. He was a devoted husband and father who took great pride in his family.

Saturday, October 25, at the funeral home. Chaplain Tim Allison will officiate. A final salute will be conducted by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Interment will be in the Strasburg Cemetery with full military honors by the U.

He departed this life Saturday, October 11, , at his home in Pleasant Hill. At the age of 17 Bruce enlisted in the United State Marine Corps and proudly served his country for over 20 years retiring as a Gunnery Sergeant in He loved listening to music, as well as playing the harmonica, guitar and the organ. He especially loved spending time with his family. He was a member of the American Legion. He graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in Frank married Ruth Land, and to this union a son, Frank D.

Ruth passed away November 20, The family lived in Independence for a few years before moving back to Pleasant Hill. He was a postal carrier in the 40s, operated a Kansas City streetcar, and drove a bus for Finley Shotwell bus line. He was in charge of the vegetable garden, as well as, the rose garden. He later was in charge of room reservations. After retiring Frank and Bernice moved to Lake of the Ozarks where he had a large garden and also did wood carving and a lot of fishing.

He was a devoted husband and father. Ketchum and wife Glenda of Clinton, and Robert V. The family moved to Pleasant Hill when she was very young. She graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in She married James E. Hale in and to this union a daughter, Nancy June was born. After divorcing in , she worked at the Pleasant Hill Bank.

Ketchum, who had a son, Frank Donald. To this union was born a son, Robert Van. Bernice also took classes, graduated and was ordained a Unity minister in She was a devoted mother, wife and minister.

She wrote beautifully and had many articles published by Unity. Ketchum of Clinton; a daughter, Nancy J. Davis of Clinton; two sons, Frank D. Ketchum and wife Glenda of Clinton and Robert V. Bernice willed her body to the Department of Anatomy at K. Ray was a graduate of Pleasant Hill High School. On June 1, , he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Marie Kessler, his high school sweetheart. Ray had many talents working with his hands.

Ray was never one to sit idle. He and Marie began cultivating their farm into a thriving blackberry, strawberry and raspberry farm. Ray loved working beside his wife his entire life whether it was concrete work, crafting or farm work.

He also leaves many other relatives and friends. Melville Road, Springfield, MO Arrangements by Greenlawn Funeral Home, Branson. Susie was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture, retiring in She enjoyed the simple things in life and nature.

She especially enjoyed long Sunday afternoon car rides. She is survived by two sons, Matthew J. Timmons of Raytown, and Samuel L.

A funeral mass was celebrated, September 27, , at the St. Bridget Catholic Church, Pleasant Hill. Monsignor Robert Murphy officiated. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to Vitas Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. In his spare time, he loved working on cars and camping. He was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church.

Lueck of Grandview; Jimmy D. Bunch of Panama, Okla. Wieche of San Francisco, Calif. The family received friends at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Raymore, for a brunch following the services on Tuesday. Formerly of Whiting, she moved to Connecticut before moving to Kansas.

She is also survived by one grandchild, Carl Purcell and several nieces and nephews. Burial followed at Whiting Memorial Park. Alice was born April 13, , in Pleasant Hill, to W. Rudolph and Helen Simon Schupp, both deceased.

She worked at Gerbes in the card and floral department for several years. Virginia loved her riders. She bonded with each one in their special way. She took painting classes from the late Pat Clark of Pleasant Hill. She attended every musical, play, school program and sports event possible. She only had six grandkids, but it seemed like she had more from the loving attention she received from the children when she walked the halls of Pleasant Hill Schools.

She had a way of touching their hearts. Arrangements were under the direction of the Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden. They had one daughter, Sephora Blake Colvin, who he loved with his whole heart. He loved movies, working out and spending time at the lake. His beautiful heart, sweet spirit and soul will be missed by all who knew him. He was a Christian. Burial was at Floral Hills East Cemetery. He was the great grandson of late Jesse and Irene James. The marriage ended in She and Kenneth were married until he passed August 4, She loved her cat Carmel.

He was born to Dorothy and James Myers Sr. Navy immediately out of High School. An avid nature lover, hunter, and fisherman. He had many talents and hobbies, but his passion was his love for his family, his Lord, and his country. He is also survived by three siblings Jack, Gail, and Susan. Chad Higgins and Rev. His final request was that his body be donated to medical science, either for teaching or research. Army twice, once when he was only The home plate umpire ejected a pitcher from the game for deliberately hitting a batter with a pitch.

This pitcher had overcome polio as a youth and learned to pitch using the other arm. Mike walked up to the home plate umpire and asked if he was blind. The umpire raised his mask and called him a SOB. This earned the umpire a right hand fist to the jaw. Days later, Mike apologized to the team and was given box seats to the next home game. He raced on several local race tracks in the s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and into the s.

He earned the most improved driver award for Lakeside Speedway in the modified division in He fell in love with this city during a visit in and continued visiting until recently. He spent two to eight weeks there during the winter. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Boyd Earl Huffman, 84, of Scottsdale passed away on August 15, Boyd was born on Sept. He moved to Arizona in to work for Motorola as a chemical engineer, and he retired from Honeywell.

He was devoted to his family and friends. The world lost a great man, John E. Fleener, on August 19, John was united in marriage to Vera Franklin, January 20, and she preceded him in death. He is preceded in death by his two sisters, Wilma Sims and Betty Swadley.

John was a steady fixture at R. He was a valuable employee at Swisher Mower in Warrensburg where he worked as an independent wiring engineer. John moved to Stark City, in July, , where he resided until his death. John was a good, kind and generous Christian man who will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Interment followed at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Newtonia Baptist Church in care of the funeral home. He was preceded in death by one brother, Gabriel K. Stevens; paternal grandfather, Ronald Smith, Sr. Dominic is survived by his parents, Ronnie J. Funeral service for Dominic K. Burial was in Mt. In , she was united in marriage to Dee N.

In , she married Lee Roy Thompson and he preceded her in death in In , she was united in marriage to Marshall Croy and he preceded her in death in She ended her career as the Caldwell County Health Nurse. She was an avid and gifted seamstress and loved crocheting, knitting and quilting. She also loved music and was self taught playing the piano, banjo, harmonica, guitar and the accordion.

Funeral services were, August 25, , at the funeral home. Interment in the Strasburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Big Creek Baptist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

He was was preceded in death by his father, Steven Long, with whom he now rests. He is survived by his four children: Hailee, 10; Destiny, 9; Marissa, 8; and Damien, 4; his fiance Angela; his mother, Christine, sister, Kristina and niece Syah; and other friends and relatives. A private celebration of life ceremony will take place at 2 p.

On March 25, , Amy was united in marriage to Joseph F. Sneed in Olathe, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 10, Amy was also preceded in death by one brother, Hubert F. Simon; and two sisters, Wilma Thomas and Mildred Allen. Allen of Kansas City, Kans. Graveside funeral services and interment will be held Pastor Todd MacLean will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9: Wednesday at the funeral home. He was born April 14, , in Mt. Ayr, Iowa, the son of William C.

Bill was a Arriba, Colorado High School graduate. He was employed as a conductor for the Milwaukee Rail Road at Perry, Iowa, for 40 years, retiring in the early s.

Following retirement he moved to Sun Lakes, Ariz. A memorial service will be held 2: Saturday, August 23, , at the funeral home where visitation will be held one half hour prior to the service. Pastor David Driskell will officiate.

Inurnment will be in the Strasburg Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Continua Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Janyce Marie Cohen, 67, Pleasant Hill, departed this life on August 5, , at her home surrounded by love and family. Janyce was born January 30, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Janyce loved spending time with family and friends, making every occasion special for them.

She loved growing flowers and yard work, relaxing, enjoying the scenic rivers and hills of the Ozarks. She will be missed. Frances Isabell Baxter, 97, passed away at her home of 61 years in Strasburg, on August 2, She and her husband, Bill Baxter, recently celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 7, in Liberty.

They have one daughter, Betty Richardson of Camden. Frances worked along with Bill on their farm for many years. She worked and retired from Pleasant Hill Co-op. Frances loved spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren. She and Bill enjoyed taking them on vacations and trips to the lake. Frances loved to sew, embroider and crochet. She made many beautiful quilts for her daughter and grandchildren.

She enjoyed writing letters to her family and friends. When she and Bill retired, they loved to travel with their fifth wheel trailer, spending a lot of time at Truman Lake. She leaves behind a loving family. Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice. Terry was preceded in death by his parents. He was raised by his grandparents, Mr. Terry was a very private person, and he was not particularly fond of his childhood or proud of his younger years.

He was able to elicit feelings, both good and bad, from all that had the pleasure or misfortune of meeting him. He raised Michael and Robert from an early age and has been the single most influential person in their lives to date.

He attended Strasburg Baptist Church. He loved fly fishing. Terry enjoyed a number of activities, such as riding his Harley and restoring historic vehicles, which he shared with both family and his many friends over the years.

Arrangements were under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville. Jamie was born September 7, in Warrensburg, the daughter of Dr. James Sims Garrett and Helen I. She graduated from Holden High School.

She had resided in Harrisonville for the past 30 years and was employed with Cass County Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville for the past 30 plus years. She was the Director of Medical Records at the time of her passing.

Survivors include her husband, Jeffrey M. She was preceded in death by her father. Interment followed in the Holden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Jamie Hatfield Memorial Fund to go towards a park bench at Cass Co.

Hyatt Foote departed this life on August 3, Foote and to this union two children, Troy and Robin were born. Services are scheduled for The family will receive friends from A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the funeral service. Inurnment will be in the Gunn City Cemetery after the luncheon. Burial was in Floral Hills East Cemetery with full military rites. Memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor.

He was in the 1st draft, enlisting on January 7, , and was discharged on November 15, , serving in the U. He was a proud member of the rd Coast Artillery Anti Aircraft group. He married Virginia Lee Gudde on August 12, , and they had 65 years of marriage.