Leland Ross, age 96, of Bynumville, died Saturday, August 1st, 2015.
Visitation is Tuesday, August 4th, from 1:00-2:00pm, with services following at 2:00pm at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Burial will be in Fitzgerald Cemetery. Memorials maybe made to the Fitzgerald Cemetery Association.
Leland is survived daughter, Janet Marie Gardner, of Kansas City, a daughter-in-law, Jodi Ross, of Kansas City; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Albert and Lenora Jane (Hulett) Ross, wife, Elda Rogers, son, Glen Edward Ross, and brothers Raymond Ross and Noland Ross.
Harold W. Gieseke, age 75, of Sweet Springs, died Saturday, August 1st, 2015.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, August 5th, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:30pm on Tuesday, August 4th, at the church. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Friends of Sweet Springs FFA in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs.
In addition to his wife, Norma, Harold is survived by two children, Lori Brunkhorst and husband, Kevin, of Concordia, and Craig Gieseke and wife, Debbie, of rural Sweet Springs; six grandchildren, Ashley Strecker and husband, Kyle, Rebecca Brunkhorst, John Brunkhorst, Katie, Lizzie and Christopher Gieseke; one great-granddaughter, Elena Strecker; one brother, Gene Gieseke, of Kansas City; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Walter A. Gieseke and Frieda Heins Gieseke, Harold was preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn Goaz; and one brother, Harlan Gieseke.
Esther Melinda Duensing, age 97, of Concordia, died Friday, July 31st, 2015.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, August 4th, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:30pm on Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the Lutheran Good Shepherd Home.
Survivors include two sons, James Green, of Concordia, and Michael Duensing and wife, Linda, of Concordia; one daughter, Karen Duensing, of Sedalia; one granddaughter, Amy Baker and husband, Gary, of Blue Springs; one great-granddaughter, Kylie Baker; one brother, Raymond Kammeyer, of Concordia; one sister, Elner Vaughan of Lake Helen, Fla.; as well as many nieces and nephews; and her beloved cat, Shadow.
In addition to her parents, Arthur Kammeyer and Lena Kirchhoff Kammeyer, and husbands, Edward J. Green and Clemens G. Duensing, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Omar Kammeyer and Arthur Kammeyer Jr.; and one sister, Helen Hartl.
Elmer C. Hare, age 96, of Marshall, died Wednesday, July 29th, 2015.
Funeral services will be held 1:00pm on Monday, August 3rd, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Burial, with military rites, will be held at Lincoln Cemetery in Lincoln.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:00pm on Sunday, August 2nd, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Lincoln Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Gale Bradshaw, of Marshall; one son, Phillip Hare and wife, Jacque, of Marshall; six grandchildren: Robin Gardner and husband, Dennis, Joseph Bradshaw and wife, Brooke, Rachel Hargrave and husband, Robert, James Bradshaw, Matt Hare and wife, Jenny, and Abrea Boedeker and husband, Jeremy; nine great-grandchildren: Lauren, Jacob and Eliza Hare, Colton and Braden Clark, Lexi Hargrave, Shelby Bradshaw and Garrett and Linzi Boedeker; two brothers, Gail Hare, of Carrollton, and Herbert Hare, of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Clayton C. Hare and Clara Kelb Hare, and wife, Lucile, Elmer was preceded in death by one brother, Leo Hare; and three sisters, Hazel Neas, Ruby Standard and Mary Louise Owen.