Bernice Catherine Hayes died Wednesday January 28th, 2015.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 2nd, at the SS Peter & Paul Church in Boonville. Visitation will be at 9:30am at the church with Mass following at 10:30 am. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to SS. Peter and Paul School roof repair project.
Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Chapel.
Bernice is survived by her brother Lawrence Stretz, Jr., of Independence, her daughters- Gretchen and her husband, J.D. Twenter, of Boonville, Rebecca Hall, of Boonville, Claudia and her husband, Fred Neidhardt of Massachusetts, and Elaine Hayes, of Boonville, also her grandchildren, Justin Twenter, Nicholas Hall, Meg Underwood and Brian Neidhardt, and her great grandchildren, Aubrey and Hayden Hall, and Madieline, Jack and Henry Underwood.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Anna O'Leta Stretz, her husband, Richard F. Hayes, and brothers, Robert and Kenneth Stretz, sisters, Hazel Stretz, Jean Mellor and Joanne Grathwohl and her granddaughter Mona O. Twenter.
Elverna Winter Kothe, age 94, of Sweet Springs, died Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, January 31st, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Burial will be in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery at Emma. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs.
Survivors include one son, Gene Winter and wife Chris of Osage Beach; two daughters, Linda Jackson and husband Jay of California, and Sandy Houston and husband Glenn (Sam) of Lee’s Summit; two step-daughters, Janet Kirschner and husband Truman of rural Sweet Springs, and Gayle Grotjan of Leander, TX; seven grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one brother, Robert Fricke; and three siblings in infancy.