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Obituaries

JAMES BENJAMIN MONAHAN 6/29/16


James Benjamin Monahan, age 83, of Cole Camp, died Monday, June 27, 2016.

Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cole Camp. Burial will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Cole Camp.
 
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church.
 
Memorials may be given to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery or Lutheran School Association in care of the Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp.

 He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, his son, Michael and wife Melanie, son-in-law, Darrell, six grandchildren, Michelle, Tiffany, Amy, Jimmy, Colleen, and Jennifer, fifteen great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Dorothy and Mary Ann and husband Ivan.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Alva Ruth (Estes) Monahan, son John, daughter Kathleen, brother Donald, and brother-in-law, Tom.

DONALD BELCHER 6/29/16


Donald Edward Belcher, age 78, of Fayette, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at Carr-Yager Funeral Home in Fayette. Burial will follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Fayette.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home and will conclude with a Masonic Service prior to the funeral service. Memorials are suggested to Fayette First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jodi Belcher of the home; two children, Tamara Sue Belcher Hinds and husband, Kurt of Fayette, Mark and wife Michele Belcher of Fayette and grandchildren Stephanie Hinds of Texas, D.J. and Aura Hinds of Columbia, Mary Belcher and fiancé  Leif Dezner of Fayette and Ben Sears of Moberly.

ROBERT HOUCHIN 6/29/16


Robert "Bob" Houchin, age 65, of Sedalia, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

A visitation service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Liberty Park in Sedalia. Arrangements under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

He is survived by three sisters Mary, Helena, and Lorraine; a Son, Raymond; two daughters, Billie Jo and Sheila; six grandkids, Gregg, Kayla, Heather, Cody, CJ and MJ; and his adopted family who lived with loved and took care of him, Tracy, Rodney, Joshua, Chelsea, Thomas, Sheldon, and Gabrielle.

Besides his parents, James and Grace (Williams) Houchin, he was also preceded in death by a brother, James; Three sisters, Geneva, Carol, and Lula Mae; and two grand babies, Alyssa and Christopher.

RICHARD ARMAND MAPLE 6/29/16


Richard Armand “Dick” Maple, age 94, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
 
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at Sacred Heart Church in Sedalia. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery with full military honors conducted by VFW Post 2591 and the US Army.

Prayers of the rosary will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday with visitation to follow until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Church in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice, of the home; three children son Michael Maple and wife Terri of Sedalia, daughter Patricia Porter and husband Dave of Ellisville, Missouri, son Douglas Maple and wife Marlyne of Knob Noster; seven grandchildren Shelli Webb and husband Chris of Sedalia, Missi Riggin and husband Ryan of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Jennifer Porter, Ashley Hobbs and husband Brian of Ellisville, Scott Porter of Nashville, Tennessee, Scott Maple of Warrensburg and Lindsey Potts of Camdenton; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. Dick is also survived by three brothers Lloyd Maple Jr. and wife Janet of Sun City, Arizona, Alan Maple of Penn Valley, California, Chris Maple and wife Teresa of Utah, one sister Harriett Harris of N. Kansas City, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents.

RON CLAYTON 6/29/16


Ron Clayton, age 77, of Fayette, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Friemonth-Feeese Funeral Home in Fayette.

Survivors include two sons, David Clayton, of Armstrong, and Kevin Clayton, of Fayette; a daughter, Lisa Clayton-Howell, of Fayette; a brother, Bill Clayton, of Mexico, Missouri; a sister, Connie Beamer, of Hannibal; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

WILLA MOORE 6/29/16


Willa Moore, age 82, of Fayette, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, at First Christian Church in Fayette. Burial will be private.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's research.

Arrangements are under the direction of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette.

Survivors include her husband, Charlie Moore; daughter, Jean Monnig, of Glasgow; sons, Ivan Moore, of Fayette, and Allan Moore, of Richmond, Indiana; sister, Wanda Meyer, of Eugene, Oregon; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

PAUL EDWARD ANGELBECK, SR. 6/29/16


Paul Edward Angelbeck, Sr., age 86, of Richmond, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Shirkey Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. Inurnment will take place at later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond.

SARA LEA RICH 6/29/16


Sara Lea Rich, age 74, of Sedalia, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Funeral Chapel. The family suggests memorial contribution to be made to First Christian Church in care of the funeral chapel.

Survivors include: husband, Arthur G. Rich; two sons, Troy Wells (Monique), of Tacoma, WA, and George Rich; one daughter, Linda Youngblood; two brothers, Lance Wells (Linda), of Sedalia, and Richard Wells (Linda), of Overland Park, Kan.; eight grandchildren, Melissa, Hunter, Misty, Brooke, Rebecca, Brittany, Bo, and Baby Lou Collins; and six great grandchildren.

ALICE JEAN (BLACKMORE) PERKINS 6/28/16


Alice Jean (Blackmore) Perkins, age 84, of Marshall, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church near Napton. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Smith Chapel United Methodist Church or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice.
 
Survivors include sons, David (Connie) Perkins, Thomas (Jackie) Perkins, Daniel (Wendy) Perkins, James (Rose Mary) Perkins, and John (Denise) Perkins; daughters, Patricia (John) Bakert, Susan (Harry) Brissett, Winni (Rodney) Jacobs, and Mary (Larry) Dempsey; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Karen Payne of California, Betty Atkins of Texas,  and June Schnoor of Wisconsin; and an endless number of extended family and friends.
 
In addition to her husband, Francis Addison Perkins, she was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Thomas James Blackmore and Iona Helen Phillips Blackmore; three brothers; and one sister.

VIRGIL CLARENCE MEYER 6/28/16


Virgil Clarence Meyer, age 88, of Otterville, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Otterville; burial will follow immediately in Smithton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, July 1st at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice.

He is survived by sister Sarah Dick of Otterville; sister-in-law Zelma Meyer of Sedalia; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Birdie Meyer; brothers Raymond, Ernest, Fred, Chris, and J. B. Meyer; and sister Zetta Dowdy.

BILLIE S. CRISPIN 6/28/16


Billie S. Crispin, age 90, of Bosworth, died Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton. Military honors will be provided by Pence-Lovell-England Post #1773.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bosworth Christian Church or Life Care Activities Fund.

Survivors include a daughter, Clarice (Jim) Whitesell, of Manhattan, Kansas; a son, Stanley Crispin, of Kansas City, Kansas; four grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica, Brandon, and Lindsey; and four great-grandchildren, Madeline Belle, KJ, Reese, and Elise.

CHARLIE MARTIN 6/28/16


Charlie Martin, age 53, of Brunswick, died Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery in Glasgow.

Visitation will start at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Lincoln Cemetery.

Survivors include two sisters: Gaynell Harris, of Kansas City, and Emogene Chambers, of Kansas City; five brothers: Elroy Martin, of Glasgow, Delbert Martin, of Glasgow, James Martin, of Kansas City, Albert Martin, of Glasgow and Maurice Martin, of Boonville.

AUDREY LOU KESEMANN 6/27/16


Audrey Lou Kesemann, age 74, of Concordia, died Monday, June 27, 2016.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Emma. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Concordia.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Memorials are suggested to Lutheran Braille Ministry, Lutheran Good Shepherd Home, or Crossroads Hospice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.
 
Survivors include one son, Jeff Wagner and wife Joyce of Polo; two granddaughters, Loren and Taylor; three step-children: Tammy Boeschen of Jefferson City, Timothy Kesemann of Odessa, and Terrance Kesemann of Olathe, KS; seven step grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren; one sister, Joan Waddell and husband W.K. of Lincoln, NE; two brothers, Wendell Schmidt and wife Lolly of Waverly, and Roger Schmidt and wife Donna of Blue Springs; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
 
In addition to her parents, Herbert Benjamin Schmidt and Laura Katherine Buhlig Schmidt, and her husband, Charles Frederick Kesemann, she was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert William Schmidt.

GREGORY HUSKY 6/27/16


Gregory Husky, age 60, of Marceline, died Sunday, June 26, 2016.

No local services will be held. Burial will take place in Denver, Colorado.

Arrangements are under the direction of Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline.

LEONA M. EMMERICH 6/27/16


Leona M. Emmerich, age 90, of Salisbury, died Sunday, June 26, 2016. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Salisbury. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Washington Cemetery in Glasgow.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, with a Rosary at 7 p.m., at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Memorials are suggested to the St. Joseph School Foundation.

She is survived by two step-sons Jim Emmerich of Prairie Home, MO, Steve Emmerich of AZ, step daughter Theresa (Jim) Preston of Omaha, NE, two brothers Bernard (Irene) Wolz of Glasgow, MO, Vernon (Kimberlee) Wolz of Ottawa, KS, two sister-in-laws Helen Whistler of Blue Springs, MO, Carol Wolz of Glasgow, MO, daughter-in-law Regina Emmerich of Salisbury, MO, 11 step grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, 18 God children and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Hilda (Starke) Wolz; husbands, Robert G. Emmerich and Richard Himmelberg; brothers Clarence Wolz, Leonard Wolz, Leo Wolz, Joseph Wolz; sister Loreta Hart; stepson Bill Emmerich; step grandson Tyler Emmerich.

TRACEY ANN BRYAN 6/27/16


Tracey Ann Bryan, age 53, of Florence, died Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at Heartland Church in Knob Noster. Burial will be in Knob Noster Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, the church. Memorials are suggested to Heartland Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

In addition to her husband, Chester Bryan, she is survived by three children, Candice,  James and Chad Wagenknecht , all of Smithton; a stepson, Seth Bryan, of the home; and four siblings, Richard Corbett, of Tennessee, Robert Corbett, Thomas Corbett, and Timothy Corbett, all of Knob Noster.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Franklin and Barbara Ann Shepherd Corbett.

BILLY LEE WATSON 6/27/16


Billy Lee Watson, age 84, of Sedalia, died Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, with military honors by the U.S. Air Force and VFW Post 2591.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to East Sedalia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; three children, Marty Watson (Luella), Keith Watson, and Roger Watson (Kerri), all of Lincoln, NE; daughter-in-law, Gail Watson, of Richmond, MO; six grandchildren, Barbara, Alexis, Kirstie, Alex, Spencer and Sam; and a great-granddaughter, Grace.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Nora Fleming Watson; a son, Richard Watson; two brothers, Sam Watson and Oscar “Bus” Watson; and a sister, Dorothy Parker.

LAUREN DANIELLE DYE 6/26/16


Lauren Danielle Dye, age 23, of Warrensburg, died Thursday, June 23, 2016.
 
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at First Baptist Church in Lexington. Burial will be in Lexington Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at the church. Memorials are suggested to a future Art Scholarship in memory of Lauren to be established at the Central Missouri Credit Union in Warrensburg.

Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.

SONDRA JO CALVERT 6/2516


Sondra Jo Calvert, age 57, of Sedalia, died Saturday, June 25, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Maplewood Church in Smithton. Burial will be at Smithton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Memorials are suggested to Maplewood Church Building program.

She is survived by her husband, Paul, her two sons, Benjamin and Isaac, her parents, Ron and Joan Fugate, her twin sister, Rholda (Allan) Dahncke, one nephew, Briley, a sister-in-law, Debbie (Jack) Ehrman, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents T.K. and Ida Mae Fugate, her maternal grandparents, George and Ethel Davolt, and her in laws, Robert and Agnes Calvert.

N. R. A. 'REY' PERERA 6/22/16


N. R. A. 'Rey' Perera, age 79, of Boonville, died Friday, June 17, 2016.

Inurnment, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.

Memorials are suggested to Bandit's Bandaid. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Perera was preceded in death by two brothers: Sergio and Rene Perera.

He is survived by his wife, Deanna, of the home; his daughters, Gaye Marie Perera, of Camp Zama, U. S. Army, Japan, and Helene Lynn (Wayne) Bishop, of Boonville; one brother, Lino Perera, of Tampa, FL.; and his grandchildren: Logan and Alex Perera, of Camp Zama, Japan, Tyler and Sadie Bishop Perera, of Boonville, Jonathan (Rebecca) Bishop, of Salt Lake City, Utah, Joseph (Sabrina) Bishop, of Jefferson City, and Zacherey (Abby) Bishop, of Boonville.
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