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Obituaries

MARIETTA ORENDER 7/1/15


Marietta Orender, age 54, of rural Malta Bend, died Wednesday, July 1st, 2015.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, July 7th at Waverly Assembly of God Church in Waverly. Burial will be in Waverly Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.  Memorials are suggested to Waverly Assembly of God Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. 

In addition to her husband, Tim; she is survived by one daughter, Mary Lovelace and husband Monty of Scottsbluff, Nebraska; two grandchildren, Timothy and Andrew; five siblings: Scott Merrifield of Higginsville, Christi Ferguson of the state of Michigan, Stacey Davis of the state of California, Tania Hagie of the state of Florida, and Sam Davis of Oak Grove; as well as many nieces and nephews.

DOROTHY JEFFRIES 7/1/15


Dorothy Jeffries, age 100, of St. Joseph and formerly of Gilliam, died Tuesday, June 30th, 2015.

Arrangements are pending at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

ALBERT DONALD REYNOLDS 6/30/15


Albert Donald Reynolds, age 84, of Brookfield, died Sunday, June 28th, 2015.

Visitation will begin at 9:00am on Thursday, July 2nd at Rhodes Funeral Home in Brookfield, where the family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30pm. A Masonic service will begin at 1:30pm, followed by funeral services.

Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Marceline. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Rhodes Funeral Home in Brookfield.

ROBERT IRVING LANNIN 6/30/15


Robert “Bob” Irving Lannin, age 82, of Odessa and formerly of Warsaw, died Monday, June 29th, 2015.
 
A graveside service with Military Rites will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd at Riverside Cemetery in Warsaw. 

Memorials are suggested to the American Legion Post 223 in Higginsville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa.
 
Survivors include a son, Tobi Lannin and wife Lois of Odessa, MO; four grandchildren, Matt and Jessica Lannin of Odessa, MO, Dana Krass of Elmwood, NE and Adam Krass and wife Daisy of Omaha, NE; two great grandchildren, Taylor and Aiden Krass; a son in law, Mike Krass of Elmwood, NE; one brother, Gordon Lannin of Murdock, NE, and many nieces and nephews. 
 
In addition to his parents, Harry O. and Catherine LaDean (Nickle) Lannin, and wife,  Arliss Ann (Westling) Lannin, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joan Krass and two brothers, Larry and Dale Lannin.

ROY J. MARTENS 6/30/15


Roy J. Martens, 94, of Concordia, MO, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, July 4th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia. Burial with military rites will be held in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Concordia.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:30pm on Friday, July 3rd at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, The Lutheran Good Shepherd Home or Concordia Fire & Ambulance District Fund.

Survivors include three sons, Roger Martens and wife, Lois, of Concordia, Larry Martens and wife, Debbie, of Blue Springs, MO and James Martens and wife, Barb, of Emma, MO; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Elva Rehkop of rural Concordia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, John H. Martens and Ella Schlesselman Martens, and wife, Edna Kuecker, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Denise Martens; two brothers, Ralph and Hobert Martens; and two sisters, Lorna Martens and Verna Martens.

DELORES DAHLOR BALK 6/30/15


Delores “Faye” Dahlor Balk, age 78, of Odessa, died Monday June 29th, 2015.
 
A visitation will be held from 1:00-3:00pm on Saturday, July 11th at First United Methodist Church in Odessa. A private family inurnment will take place at a different time. 

Memorials are suggested to VITAS Hospice in Kansas City, MO. Arrangements are under the direction of Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home in Odessa.
 
In addition to her husband, Raymond, she is survived by three daughters, Debbie Ring and husband Clark of Holden, MO, Diana McCarthy and husband Dennis of Mayview, MO and Melinda Smith and husband Randy of Odessa, MO; six grandsons, Brian Ring and wife Jessica of Holden, MO, Derrick Ring and wife Molly of St. Joseph, MO, Andrew McCarthy of Columbia, MO, Kyle McCarthy and wife Liz of Odessa, MO and Cory and Christopher Smith of Odessa, MO; one great granddaughter, Adley McCarthy; two sisters, Sarah Brown of Richmond, MO and Lorene “Rennie” Hicks and husband Ralph of Odessa, MO; brother in law, Bill Dahlor and wife Martha of Odessa, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to her parents, Roy Lee and Sallie Sarah (Anthony) Hughes, and first husband, Douglas Dahlor, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Lee Roy, Sigal, Walter and Gene Hughes; and two sisters, Virginia Castell and Dorothy McFail.

WANDA JUNE WOOLRIDGE-TAYLOR 6/30/15


Wanda June Woolridge-Taylor, age 80, of Salisbury, died Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury, with burial in Eastlawn Memory Gardens. 

Visitation will be from 11:00am until 1:00pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salisbury Senior Center or the Salisbury United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a son Virgil (Janet) Woolridge of Hallsville, MO, a daughter Janet Woolridge (Joe Fangohr) of Salisbury, MO, two step sons John Wm Taylor, Jr. of Cairo, MO, Tim Taylor of Macon, MO, two step daughters Susan Schnetzler of Prairie Hill, MO, Amelia Dee Ann Drewery of Moberly, MO, a sister Mildred Abeln of Salisbury, MO, three grandchildren, four great grandchildren, numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren, a nephew David (Bethany) Abeln of Columbia, cousins and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Columbus Milton and Lorene Elizabeth (Pogue) Rader; two husbands, Virgil W. Woolridge and John William Taylor; and a brother, Edward M. Rader.

LONNIE TATE 6/30/15


Lonnie Tate, age 84, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, June 30th, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Friday, July 3rd at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Brunswick. Burial will be in Elliott Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30pm on Thursday, July 2nd at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick. Memorials are suggested to St. Johns Lutheran Church or the Alzheimers Association.

LAWANA COLLEEN CASNER 6/30/15


Lawana Colleen Casner, age 83, of Carrollton, died Monday, June 29th, 2015.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Crossroads Hospice or to Carroll House.

Arrangements are under the direction of Foster Funeral Chapel in Carrollton.

NORBERT L. BECKER 6/29/15


Norbert L. Becker, age 90, of Concordia, died Sunday, June 28th, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at Concordia St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Friday, July 3rd at 10:30am, with burial immediately following at the church cemetery. 

Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for 6:00-7:30pm on Thursday, July 2nd at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Grade School or The Lutheran Good Shepherd Home.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Arline Schelp, of the home; two sons, Ken Becker of Prairie Village, Ks., and Kurt Becker, of Concordia; three daughters , Donna Moyers, Darlene Meyer and Kathy Schucknecht, all of Concordia; three sons-in-law, Stephen Moyers, Greg Meyer and Ray Schucknecht, all of Concordia;  one daughter-in-law, Beckie Becker of Concordia; two brothers, Raymond Becker of Independence, Mo., and Homer Becker of Concordia;  one sister, Verna Lohman of Blue Springs, Mo. 

Two sisters, Florence Becker, in infancy, and Elva Beerman of Concordia, preceded him in death, as did one daughter-in-law, Laurie Becker of Prairie Village, Ks. Ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren are also included in the list of survivors.

LARRY STEPHEN GOODLOE 6/29/15


Larry Stephen Goodloe, age 67, of Richmond and formerly of Lexington, died Sunday, June 28th, 2015.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:00am on Friday, July 3rd at Immaculate Conception Church in Lexington. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, July 2nd from 6:00-8:00pm at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond, where the Rosary will begin at 5:30pm.

Memorials are suggested to Richmond Direct Transit.

OPAL HORMAN DUENSING 6/29/15


Opal Horman Duensing, age 94, of Higginsville, died Monday, June 29th, 2015.
 
Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, July 2nd at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Higginsville. Burial will be in Higginsville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:30pm on Wednesday, July 1st at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to family choice.

She is survived by three children: Robert Duensing and wife Pat of Electra, TX, Geneva Harris and husband Ron of Roach, and Gary Duensing and wife Diane of Higginsville; six grandchildren: Jeff Duensing, Jason Duensing, Kari Goetz, Brandy Schulte, Erik Duensing, and Lindsey Duensing Winfrey; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry Horman of Sweet Springs; as well as many nieces and nephews.
 
In addition to her parents, Henry Horman and Ida Gieseke Horman, and husband, Wesley Duensing, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Dawn Duensing Kirchhoff; two brothers, Harvey Horman and Lawrence Horman; and two sisters, Mildred Brunkhorst and Verna Horman.

WESLEY LEE SARVER 6/29/15


Wesley Lee Sarver, age 85, of Sedalia, died Sunday June 28th, 2015.

Memorial service will be held at 6:00pm on Wednesday, July 1st at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. A private burial of ashes will be held at at Crown Hill Cemetery in Sedalia at a later date.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Benton County Hospice.

He is survived by his daughter Lisa Allison of Indianapolis, IN and his son Joseph and wife Michelle Sarver of Sedalia, MO; five grandchildren, Angelique, Ethan, Jacob, Samuel and Aiden; and one great grandchild, Chiana.

In addition to his parents, Warren Sarver and Fern Hunter Sarver, and his wife, Betty Jo Ratcliffe, he was preceded in death by his son Steven Sarver and four siblings, Douglas Sarver, Kellum Sarver, Gerlene Sarver and Margaret Sarver.

FRANK FORMENTO 6/29/15


Frank Formento, age 83, of Macon and formerly of Marceline, died Saturday, June 27th, 2015.

No services will be held. Burial will be at a later date.

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

RICHARD L. ARNETT 6/29/15


Richard L. Arnett, age 73, of Green Ridge, died Sunday, June 28th, 2015.

No services will be held. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

Memorials are suggested to the Ridge Crest Nursing Center Resident Council Fund in Warrensburg.

He is survived by his brother Dale (Ginny); his spouse Patricia and their daughter Alexus; two children from a previous marriage Richie (Julie) and Robin; three grandchildren, Brianne, Cory and Cole and 2 nephews, Jeff (Mary) and Clint (Melanie).

DAVID EUGENE NICHOLSON 6/29/15


David Eugene Nicholson, age 55, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, June 28th, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, July 2nd at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. Burial of ashes will be at High Point Cemetery in Hughesville at a later date.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to The Children's Therapy Center in care of the funeral chapel.

Besides his mother, Barbara (Walker) Nicholson, he is survived by one brother, Dean Nicholson (Jill) of Jefferson City; one nephew, Chris Nicholson of Jefferson City; and one niece, Hayley Jenkins of Oklahoma City, OK.

Besides his father, Marvin Nicholson, he was preceded in death by his sister, Rebecca Jenkins and nephew, Matt Bell.

ERNA KATHARINA MULLER 6/28/15


Erna Katharina Muller, age 102, of Cole Camp, died Saturday, June 27th, 2015. 
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 1st at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in rural Cole Camp.
 
The family will receive friends from 10:00am until service time on Wednesday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Lutheran School Association Student Tuition Fund in care of the Fox Funeral Home in Cole Camp.

She is survived by two nieces, Idolene Mazza and her husband Joseph and Barbara Desmond and her husband James; three great-nieces, Michelle (Aaro) Froese, Andrea (Daniel) Follett, and Erin (Joel) Helland; four great-nephews, Daniel Desmond, Michael Desmond, David Desmond, and Stephen Desmond; five great-great-nieces, Skyler, Sophie, Rebekah, Moriah, and Claire; and two great-great-nephews, Nick and Josiah.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gottlieb and Katie Muller, two sisters, Alvina Muller and Esther Muller, one brother, Emil Muller, a sister-in-law, Orene Muller, and a nephew, Orville Muller.

CHARLES WILLIAM HAYWORTH 6/28/15


Charles William "Bill" Hayworth, age 76, of Sedalia, died Saturday, June 27th, 2015.

Funeral services will be at 10:00am on Thursday, July 2nd at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery, with military honors by the U.S. Army and VFW Post 2591.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, July 1st, at Heckart Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to ALS Association Mid-America Chapter.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, Shirley Mae Yankee, survivors include three children, Nancy Thierfelder (Michael), of Sedalia, Sanda Lide (Michael), of Rolla, and Donnie Hayworth (Missie), of Sedalia; 10 grandchildren, Nick Lindenmeyer, Tyler Lindenmeyer, Branden Thierfelder, Kevin Thierfelder, Clayton Thierfelder, Charles Lide, Andrew Lide, Kassie Lide, Bonnie Hayworth and Emily Hayworth; nine great-grandchildren, Zoey, Macy, Izly, Abby, Ella, William, Roderick, Kayla and Jonah; a brother, Robert Hayworth, of Sedalia; and three sisters, Helen Gray, of Sedalia, Dana Hayworth, of Kansas City, and Debbie Blankenship, of Smithton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Orville and Alice Lorraine Phillips Hayworth; two brothers, Larry Hayworth and Edward Hayworth; and a sister, Mildred Hall.

SARAH NICHOLLS 6/28/15


Sarah E. Nicholls, age 31, of Boonville, died Saturday, June 27th, 2015.
 
Funeral services will be held at Open Bible Praise Center in Boonville at 10:00am on Friday, July 3rd. Burial will be in Pilot Grove Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd at the church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Chapel in Boonville.
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