Obituaries for June 2011

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Charles Bledsoe

Mr. Charles E. Bledsoe, age 77 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at Villa Marie. Chuck was born on May 26, 1934, in Richmond Hills, Illinois, the son of George W. and Nettie Chinny Bledsoe. ...

Andrew Thomas

Andrew Michael Thomas, 27, of Jefferson City, formerly of Newton, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Jefferson City. Andrew, the son of James Thomas and Penny Jean (Van Gorp) Thomas-Alspaugh, was ...

Edward Shock

Mr. Edward M. Shock, age 89 years, of California, Mo., passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at his home. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Shock, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are pending and will be announced at a later time. ...

Cornelia Roberts

Cornelia Wilmont Alberta Kibbey Roberts, 101, of Jefferson City, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at St. Joseph's Bluffs. She was born on February 22, 1910, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of the late Cornelius "Ed" and Emma Knoch Harbaugh. ...

JoAnn Oehrke

Mrs. JoAnn Oehrke, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at her home. Services for Mrs. Oehrke are pending, but a complete obituary will be published in Sunday's paper and will be posted to the ...

Lester Kesterson

Mr. Lester B. Kesterson, age 94 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Jefferson City Manor Care Center. Services for Mr. Kesterson are pending but a complete obituary will be published in Sunday's News Tribune and ...

Peter Borman (Veteran)

Peter Dale Borman, 83, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at University Hospital in Columbia. He was born on Nov. 5, 1927, in Carlinville, Ill., the son of the late Frank Charles and Florence Dullard Shaiper Borman. He ...

Edward Shock (Veteran)

Mr. Edward M. Shock, age 89 years, of California, Mo., died Monday, May 30, 2011, at his home. Edward was born July 9, 1921, on a farm three miles south of Hinton, Mo., the son of Frank Lee and Alma ...

Robert Pratt

Mr. Robert R. "Bob" Pratt, age 82 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011. A celebration of life will be held from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Truman Hotel, 1510 Jefferson ...

Charles Higgins

Charles G. Higgins, 86, of Centertown, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are pending at HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at millardfamilychapels.com

Dorothy Hager

Mrs. Dorothy B. Hager, age 93 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Heisinger Bluffs. Dorothy was born October 3, 1917, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Bartholomew W. and Rose A. Nacy Keown. She ...

Franklin Forck

Franklin Henry "Jack" Forck, 78, of Taos, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the Golden Living Center. A full obituary will appear in the Sunday's edition of News Tribune. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ...

Charles Higgins (Veteran)

Charles G. "Bud" Higgins, 86, of Centertown, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home. He was born September 28, 1924, in Centertown, a son of Charles A. and Mabel A. (Handley) Higgins. He attended school in Centertown. Bud served ...

Martha Hirschman

Martha Sue Hirschman, 73, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, June 2, 2011. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2011, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, where Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. ...

JoAnn Oehrke

Mrs. JoAnn Oehrke, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at her home. JoAnn was born November 23, 1929, in Florence, Mo., the daughter of John S. and Lorena L. Lemke Daniels. She was married ...

Lester B. Kesterson

(Veteran)

Lester B. Kesterson, age 94 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Jefferson Manor Care Center. He was born September 6, 1916 in Oxly, Mo., the son of Joe and Pearl Armour Kesterson. He was married ...

Randy M. Scheulen

Mr. Randy M. Scheulen, age 48 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday June 4, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center, after a motorcycle accident. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Scheulen under the direction of Freeman Mortuary are incomplete and ...

Billy Don Payne

Billy Don Payne, 69, Russellville, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011, at his home. Greetings from Billy Don Payne! If you're reading this, it means that I am in Heaven with my Lord! My body lost its battle with pancreatic ...

Catherine Connell Britton

Catherine Connell Britton, 87, Jefferson City, died peacefully on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Adams Street Place. The more than 50 year resident of Jefferson City, Missouri, was born on February 15, 1924, to Warren William Connell and Helen (Bartenbach) ...

Franklin Henry "Jack" Forck

Franklin Henry "Jack" Forck, 78, of Taos, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the Golden Living Center. He was born on December 7, 1932, in Taos, a son of the late Cletus B. and Sabena Helen Kerperin Forck. He ...

Martha Sue Hirschman

Martha Sue Hirschman, 73, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born February 26, 1938, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Paul and Augusta (Ihler) Sickinger. She was a graduate of St. Peter ...

Marvin Lee "Ray" Onger

Marvin Lee "Ray" Onger, 85, of Holts Summit, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born August 31, 1925, in Jefferson City, a son of William and Emma Rose (Keller) Onger. On June 21, 1947, ...

Betty Jean Lynes

Mrs. Betty Jean Lynes, age 72 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Betty was born January 20, 1939, in Osage County, Mo., the daughter of Harry and Alice Townley Starke. ...

Edith M. Murphy

Edith M. Murphy, 88, of California, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at California Care Center. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.

Randy Scheulen

Mr. Randy M. Scheulen, age 48 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Randy was born December 8, 1962, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of James M. and Beverly Brewster ...

Ann McDowell

Mrs. Ann McDowell, age 76 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center after internal complications. Ann was born August 7, 1934, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Elmer and Charlsie ...

James Harcourt

James Patton Harcourt, 53, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are pending at the HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at millardfamilychapels.com

Alberta Fischer

Alberta L. Fischer, age 77, of Jefferson City, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Jefferson City Manor. She was born September 21, 1933, at home in Lohman, the daughter of Julius and Augusta Kautsch Fischer, both of whom preceded ...

Sr. Veronica (Mary Cletus) Boss

Sr. Veronica (Mary Cletus) Boss, 90, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at Anna House, Bridgeton, Mo. She was a Franciscan Sister of Mary for 73 years. She was born June 28, 1920, near Morrison, Mo., to Charles and Hedwig (Thuli) ...

Edith Murphy

Edith M. Murphy, 88, of California, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at California Care Center. She was born August 27, 1922, in California, the daughter of Eugene and Stella M. (Murrell) Anderson, both of whom preceded her in death. ...

David Schreimann

David Alan Schreimann, 59, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born July 15, 1951, in Jefferson City, a son of the late Henry "Alan" and Madeline (Woods) Schreimann. He was ...

David Robertson (Veteran)

David H. Robertson, 90, of Jefferson City, died Friday, June 3, 2011, at Heisinger Bluffs Nursing Home. He was born April 2, 1921, in Moberly, a son of David H. and Catherine (Cadogan) Robertson. On December 6, 1942, he was ...

Rosemary Gordon

Mrs. Rosemary E. Gordon, age 93 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be held at Freeman Mortuary immediately before the service from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Friday. Funeral services will ...

James Harcourt

James Patton Harcourt, 53, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at his home. He was born August 2, 1957, in Ithaca, N.Y., the son of John Bertram and Mary Ellen (Trueb) Harcourt. He was a 1975 graduate ...

Donald McKechnie (Veteran)

Donald Bruce McKechnie, 78, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his daughter's home, with his family by his side. He was born January 25, 1933, in Calvin, N.D., a son of the late Alexander and Ruth ...

Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor, 31, of Kansas City, died Friday, June 3, 2011, as a result of injuries sustained while assisting in the rescue efforts in Joplin. He was born March 7, 1980, in Cameron, to Patricia (Steelman) Bestgen and Steve Taylor. ...

Larry Arnsmyer

Larry Edward Arnsmyer, age 69, of Hartsburg, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. He was born December 28, 1941, in Hartsburg, the son of Frederick "Fritz" and Opal Freda Arnsmeyer. He married Shirley Shaw on ...

Joy Eghbali

Joy Eghbali, age 49 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangments for Joy, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are incomplete and will be announced at a later time. www.freemanmortuary.com

Margaret Brand

Mrs. Margaret C. Brand, age 89 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Brand, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are pending and should be announced at a later ...

Rosemary Gordon

Mrs. Rosemary E. Gordon, age 93 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at her home. Rosemary was born October 24, 1917, in Columbia, Mo., the daughter of George H. and Emma Pearl Davis Edwards. She was ...

Jay Clark

Jay Clark, 53, of Noel, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at his home. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2011, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at ...

Joy Eghbali

Joy Ann Eghbali, age 49 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at her home. She was born on January 14, 1962, in Fulton, Mo., the daughter of Johnny E. and Judith A. Kennett Campbell. A ...

Father Clarence Wheeler

Father Clarence Wheeler, MS, 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at the Villa Marie Nursing Home. He was born on May 1, 1923, in Olyphant, Pa., a son of the late Clarence and Mary Fitzgerald Wheeler. ...

Louis Bonnot

Louis "Louie" U. Bonnot, age 80, of Jefferson City, formerly of Linn, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at his residence in Jefferson City. A complete obituary will appear in the Saturday edition of the News Tribune. Arrangements will be ...

Margaret Brand

Mrs. Margaret C. Brand, age 89 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Margaret was born May 10, 1922, in Meta, Mo., the daughter of Joseph L. and Catherine ...

David Cundiff

David Hall Cundiff, 69, of St. Louis, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Jefferson City. He was born November 16, 1941, in St. Louis, a son of the late Oney and Mary Cundiff. He is survived by his wife: ...

Robert Holt (Veteran)

Robert Leon Holt, 77, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the St. Joseph's Bluff's Nursing Home. He was born on January 4, 1934, in Holts Summit, a son of the late Lon and Cecila Marie (Oliver) ...

Rufus Jones Sr. Ph.D

Dr. Rufus Jones Sr., Ph.D., age 57, of Jefferson City, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center, Jefferson City, surrounded by his family. Dr. Rufus Jones Sr., Ph.D. was born ...

Pauline McClenathan

Mrs. Pauline A. McClenathan, age 90 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Villa Marie. She was born September 24, 1920, in Freeburg, Mo., a daughter of Joseph C. and Catherine T. Kloeppel Wilde. She was ...

Robert Yates (Veteran)

Robert L. "Bob" Yates, age 71, of Laurie, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at his home. He was born September 28, 1939, in Osage City, the son of the late Roy Nicholas and Grace F. Coon Yates. On November ...

Louis Bonnot (Veteran)

Louis "Louie" U. Bonnot, age 80, of Jefferson City, formerly of Linn, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at his residence in Jefferson City. Louie was born August 8, 1930, in Linn, the son of Louis H. and Rosa (Struempf) ...

Larry Crane

Larry Don Crane, age 61, of Russellville, died Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was born March 25, 1950, in Jefferson City, a son of Cecil R. Crane and Virginia Johnston Crane Flessa, ...

Herbert Kiesling

Herbert C. "Bud" Kiesling, age 88, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Weber Funeral Home in Russellville, Mo. Mass of ...

Delores Rustemeyer

Delores T. Rustemeyer, age 60, of Loose Creek, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Survivors include her husband, Jerome Rustemeyer of the home; one son, Jim Rustemeyer, Loose Creek; three brothers, Wilford Luebbert, Rich Fountain, ...

David Lee (Dave) Heisinger

(Veteran)

David Lee (Dave) Heisinger, 81, of Jefferson City, died Friday, June 10, 2011, at St. Joseph's Bluffs in Jefferson City. He was born December 17, 1929, in Jefferson City, a son of Oscar Frederick Heisinger and Hilda Ann (Veit) Heisinger. ...

Clement T. (C.T. or Bud) Mertens

(Veteran)

Clement T. (C.T. or Bud) Mertens, 93, of California, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at Westphalia Hills Care Center in Westphalia. Clement was born December 20, 1917, near St. Thomas, the youngest of eight children of Theodore and Mary ...

Herbert C. (Bud) Kiesling

Herbert C. (Bud) Kiesling, age 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2011, at his home on the farm where he was born, near Jefferson City, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 23, 1923, the ...

Catherine B. Koenig

Catherine B. Koenig, 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, June 10, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born December 2, 1922 in Linn, the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (Berhorst) Voss. On March 6, 1943, ...

Delores T. Rustemeyer

Delores T. Rustemeyer, age 60, of Loose Creek, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Survivors include her husband, Jerome Rustemeyer of the home; one son, Jim Rustemeyer, Loose Creek; three brothers, Wilford Luebbert, Rich Fountain, ...

Joseph H. Samson

Joseph H. Samson, age 100, of Linn, passed away Friday, June 10, 2011, at Oak Tree Villas in Jefferson City. Joe was born March 26, 1911, in Frankenstein, a son to the late Lorenz and Agnes (Nilges) Samson. Joe attended ...

Theodore "Ted" Spalding

(Veteran)

Theodore "Ted" Spalding, age 64, of Tyler, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Hospice of East Texas. Ted was born in Henley, on February 5, 1947, as the eldest son of Dennie and Bertie Spalding. He married Rita ...

Catherine Bock

Catherine M. Bock, age 91, of Rich Fountain, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Westphalia Hills. Catherine was born June 13, 1919, in Linn, a daughter to the late George and Catherine (Obermark) Voss. Catherine attended school in Linn. ...

Jack Stuart (Veteran)

Jack D. Stuart, age 74, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Jack was born March 30, 1937, in Boonville, the son of Jack and Anna (Langkop) Stuart. On September 27, 1959, he married ...

Billy Brown

Billy J. Brown, 74, of California, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, as a result of an accident in Russellville. He was born on January 21, 1937, the son of Joseph and Valtie Brown, both of whom preceded him in ...

Theodore Distler

Theodore Bernard Distler, 74, of St. Martins, Mo., died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at his residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 noon, Thursday, June 16, 2011, at St. Martin Catholic Church. Visitation will be 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday at ...

Belva Hackman

Belva Lee Hackman, 73, of Jefferson City, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 24, 1938, in Jefferson City, Missouri, a daughter of the late Orval O. and Dorothy ...

Angeline Renick

Angeline Amelia Renick, 88, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at her residence with her loving children by her side. She was born on February 28, 1923, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late William and Florence ...

Melba Boessen

Melba (Davis) Boessen, age 84, of Loose Creek, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at her home, with family by her side. She was born August 22, 1926, in Jefferson City to Robert Fitzsimmons and Magdalen (Kuehn) Davis. She was ...

Ludvina Bisges

Ludvina Alma Bisges, 96, of Osage Bend, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at Jefferson City Manor Care Center. She was born on June 9, 1915, in Osage Bend, the daughter of the late Henry Anton and Mary A. Renterghem Bode. ...

Melba Boessen

Melba (Davis) Boessen, age 84, of Loose Creek, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at her home with family by her side. She was born August 22, 1926, in Jefferson City to Robert Fitzsimmons and Magdalen (Kuehn) Davis. She was ...

Theodore Distler (Veteran)

Theodore Bernard "Ted" Distler, 74, of St. Martins, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at his residence. He was born on May 14, 1937, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Alphonso Frank and Christine Mary Dulle Distler. He was ...

David Struemph (Veteran)

David Virgil Struemph, age 66, of Freeburg, passed away Friday May 27, 2011. David was born December 11, 1944, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Frank Joseph and Rose Hubertine (Otto) Struemph. David was a 1962 graduate of ...

John Weaver Sr. (Veteran)

John M. Weaver Sr., 88, Georgetown, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at his home as a result of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. John was born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma on April 9, 1923. He served in World War ...

Dorothy Branch

Dorothy Branch, 90, of New Bloomfield, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City. She was born August 2, 1920, in Tuscumbia, Mo., the daughter of J.W. and Sophronie (Jeffries) Murray. She was united ...

Mary Lee Oidtman

Mary Lee Oidtman, age 74, of Fairfield Glade, Tenn., passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. She was born on July 7, 1936 in Cairo, Ill., to the parents of Lee Robinson Green and ...

Alma Reynolds

Alma Jean Reynolds, 68, of Chamois, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at her home. She was born July 2, 1942, in Chamois, a daughter of Arthur and Nancy "Margie" (McKinney) Walker. She was a 1961 graduate of Chamois High School. ...

Sheila Walker

Sheila Walker, age 80, of Ft. Myers, Florida, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers, Fla. Sheila was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri, on December 24, 1930, to Frank and Frances Young. ...

William Ruprecht

William Joseph Ruprecht, 84, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday June 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Arrangements are pending with Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home

Mildred Ricker

Mildred McKee Ricker, age 100, of Meta, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Care Center. She was born in Miller County on January 6, 1911, daughter of the late Henry and Frances (Woody) McKee. On January 24, ...

Louise Lehman

Louise Helen Lehman, 72, of St. Martins, died Thursday, June 16, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on May 12, 1939, in Taos, the daughter of the late Bruno and Bernadine Prenger Eiken. She was ...

Dean Jones

Mr. Dean L. Jones, age 90 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Jones under the direction of Freeman Mortuary are incomplete and will be announced at ...

Albert Deppe

Mr. Albert E. Deppe, age 69 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at his home. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Deppe, under the direction of Freeman Mortuary, are incomplete and will be announced at a later ...

Karl Rebstock (Veteran)

Karl E. Rebstock, 82, of Eldon, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach. On February 14, 1929, he was born in Henderson, Iowa, to the late Ira and Lelia (McKenzie) Rebstock. On July ...

Tim Wehking

Tim Wehking, age 46, of Union passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Monica of Union; two sons, Grayson and Sutton Wehking; two daughters, Madison and Parker Wehking; his parents, Fred and Shirley Wehking of ...

Thomas "Butch" Loethen

Thomas Bernard "Butch" Loethen, 64, of St. Thomas, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center after a courageous battle with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. He was born on April 12, 1947, in Jefferson City, a son of ...

Gerald Lloyd Taber

(Veteran)

Gerald Lloyd Taber, 70, of Pacifica, Calif., formerly of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Seton Medical Center in Pacifica, Calif. He was born April 14, 1941, in Osage County, a son of the late Lloyd ...

Albert E. Deppe

Mr. Albert E. Deppe, age 69 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, June 16, 2011, at his home. Al was born April 4, 1942, in Bay, Mo., the son of August C. and Florence Marie Helmich Deppe. He was ...

Mercedes D. Smith

Mercedes D Smith, 98, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011. Mercedes Duncan Smith was born October 24, 1912, in Andrew County, the daughter of John C. and Mollie Spicer Duncan. She married Jack Kermit Smith, September 2, 1951, ...

Dorothy L. Knorp

Dorothy L. Knorp, 89, of California, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Moniteau Care Center. She was born on August 30, 1921, in Jamestown, the daughter of Fred and Lillie (Strubin) Knorp, both of whom preceded her in death. ...

Becky Derendinger

Becky Derendinger, 53, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, June 17, 2011, at her residence after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born February 10, 1958, in Jefferson City, the daughter of Leslie and Shirley (Brainard) Thompson, both of whom ...

Margaret Corliss "Billie" Railton

Mrs. Margaret Corliss "Billie" Railton, age 95 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, June 17, 2011, at her home. Billie was born August 12, 1915, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of Robert E. and Clara Sparks Corliss. After the ...

Thomas Bernard "Butch" Loethen

Thomas Bernard "Butch" Loethen, 64, of St. Thomas, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center after a courageous battle with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. He was born on April 12, 1947, in Jefferson City, a son of ...

Velma J. Ellsworth

Mrs. Velma J. Ellsworth, age 60 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, June 17, 2011, at the University Hospital, Columbia, Mo. Velma was born August 20, 1950, in Portland, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Lillie Opal Maddox Polacek. ...

Dean L. Jones

(Veteran)

Dean L. Jones, age 90, of Jefferson City, Mo., left his world on Thursday, June 16, 2011. He was born on February 14, 1921, to David Jonathan Jones and Esther (Murlin) Jones in Cherokee, Oklahoma. He was married on September ...

William Joseph Ruprecht

(Veteran)

William Joseph Ruprecht, 84, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born on November 29, 1926, in Jefferson City, the son of the late William and Aurelia "Peggy" Mertz Ruprecht. He was ...

William B. Chiles

(Veteran)

William B. Chiles, 77, of Charlotte N.C., passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, in Charlotte, N.C., after a battle with lung cancer. He was a 1952 graduate of Jefferson City High School. Mr. Chiles served in the United States Marine ...

William Ruprecht (Veteran)

William Joseph Ruprecht, 84, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born on November 29, 1926, in Jefferson City, the son of the late William and Aurelia "Peggy" Mertz Ruprecht. He was ...

Emil Sosa (Veteran)

Mr. Emil N. Sosa, age 102 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Emil was born on August 8, 1908, in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, the ...

Cornelia Strobel

Cornelia M. Strobel, 87, of rural Concordia, Mo., died Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia. Born October 29, 1923, in Lohman, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Edward Linsenbardt and Viola Schubert Linsenbardt. ...

Anne Peery

Anne Balderston Peery, 63, Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, June 17, 2011, in Mt. Airy, Md., after a battle with cancer. Born in Philadelphia, Pa. on September 25, 1947, to William and Evalyn Balderston, Anne is remembered for her ...

David Lackman Sr. (Veteran)

David E. Lackman Sr., 70, of Westphalia, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Jefferson City. He was born June 8, 1941, in St. Thomas, a son of Steve and Clara Luebbering Lackman, both deceased. On June ...

Howard Haslag Jr.

Howard Joseph "Joe" Haslag Jr., age 30, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011. He was born on April 30, 1981, in Fayetteville, Ark., the son of Howard and the late Emma Haslag. Growing up in Linn, Mo., ...

Nelse Addison Jr. (Veteran)

Mr. Nelse Addison Jr., age 87 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the Jefferson City Manor Care Center. Nelse was born April 9, 1924, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Nelse Sr. and Elsie ...

Johanna Brunnert

Johanna Brunnert, age 74, of Argyle, departed this life Sunday, June 19, 2011, in Westphalia Hills, Westphalia. She had been in failing health for some time. She was born June 23, 1936, at Argyle, in Osage County, a daughter of ...

Randy Lock (Veteran)

Randy Lee Lock, age 52, of Ashland, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Truman VA Hospital in Columbia. He was born in Jefferson City on April 27, 1959, son of the late Cornelius August and Bernita Elizabeth (Redel) Lock. ...

Terry Joyce

Terry Joyce, 58, of Weldon Springs, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a three year battle with brain cancer. Terry was born July 18, 1954, in Kirksville, the son of Pete and Eileen ...

Janet Taylor

Janet Louise Eggen Taylor, 74, of Jefferson City, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born on February 20, 1937, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Clarence Fenton and Edna Louise Lee Phillips. She ...

Charles Bledsoe

Mr. Charles E. Bledsoe, age 77 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at Villa Marie. Visitation will be at Longview Cemetery from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, with graveside services and interment ...

Michael Fischer

Michael Maurice Fischer, age 63 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, surrounded by his family at his home of complications from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Mike was born December 28, 1947, in Boonville, the son of ...

Carol McGonegal

Carol McGonegal, 64, Crownsville, Md., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at her home. She was born April 2, 1947, in Middlesex, N.J., a daughter of Harold Francis and Helen Rose Guoth McGonegal. She was married Aug. 21, 1988, in Crownsville, ...

Kenneth A. Kerr

Mr. Kenneth A. Kerr, age 50 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., formerly of Russellville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, after an automobile accident. Kenny was born August 31, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo., a son of Merle E. ...

Dorothy Waddell-Herrington

Dorothy Means Waddell-Herrington, 91, of Kirksville, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Highland Crest Assisted Living in Kirksville. She was born January 17, 1920, in Moberly, the daughter of Lewis M. and Evangeline (Boggs) Means. Dorothy is survived by ...

Walter Luebbert (Veteran)

Walter H. Luebbert, age 80, of Holts Summit, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center. Walt was born March 27, 1931, the son of Emil and Paula (Talken) Luebbert. In January of 1955, he was united ...

Pauline H. Blume

Mrs. Pauline H. Blume, age 85 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Pauline was born March 17, 1926, in Lake Wales, Fla., a daughter of Thomas H. and Christine Wall Hocker. ...

Ferne L. Bret

Mrs. Ferne L. Bret, age 81 years, of Holts Summit, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Bret under the direction of Freeman Mortuary are incomplete and will be announced at a later time. ...

Edward Eugene "Sonny" Webb

(Veteran)

Edward Eugene "Sonny" Webb, 73, of Vallejo, California, passed away Friday, June 10, 2011, at Kaiser Medical Center in Vallejo, California. Edward was born in Jefferson City, Missouri, on June 19, 1937, the eldest son of Bertha Webb Brown. Edward ...

Donald L. Delaney

(Veteran)

Mr. Donald L. Delaney, age 85 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Donald was born September 15, 1925, in Macon, Mo., the son of Michael L. and Mary E. Lynch Delaney. ...

Roger W. Davidson

Roger W. Davidson, 77, of Hartsburg, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. A full obituary will appear on the funeral home website on Sunday afternoon, and in the newspaper on Tuesday, ...

Betty Lou (Winters) Charlson

Betty Lou (Winters) Charlson, age 82, went to be with her family in Heaven on Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Jefferson City. She was born in Marion, on September 20, 1928, the daughter of the late Mary and Porter Coonce. ...

Annie Chi-Yee Siu-Norman

Annie Chi-Yee Siu-Norman, 62, of Jefferson City, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born on February 19, 1949, in Hong Kong, the daughter of Siu Ping Kee and Poon Chik Han. Her mother survives ...

Inez Hollis

Inez Hollis, age 87, of rural Meta, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Maries Manor, Vienna. Grandma's Quilt: today we look at the completed work of the seamstress - a beautiful quilt that was the life of Inez Almetta Hollis ...

Myra Saucier

Mrs. Myra J. Saucier, age 64 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Saucier under the direction of Freeman Mortuary are incomplete and will be announced at ...

Myra Saucier

Mrs. Myra J. Saucier, age 64 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Capital Region Medical Center. She was born November 27, 1946, in Normal, Illinois, the daughter of Charles and Imo Fern Bayles Munson. ...

Annie Norman

Annie Chi-Yee Siu-Norman, 62, of Jefferson City, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born on February 19, 1949, in Hong Kong, the daughter of Siu Ping Kee and Poon Chik Han. Her mother survives ...

Roger Davidson

Roger Wade Davidson, 77, of Hartsburg, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 8, 1933, in Boone County, a son of the late Claude E. and Betty J. (Northway) ...

Linda Currier

Linda K. Currier, 59, of Columbia, died peacefully Saturday, June 25, 2011, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born in Pontiac, Illinois, on November 27, 1951 to Harriet M. Drinan and Arthur G. Rohlfs. Linda earned her Bachelor's ...

Ferne Bret

Mrs. Ferne L. Bret, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2011, at her home. Ferne was born March 30, 1930, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Herbert and Elsie Case Jacobs. A lifelong resident ...

Mary Branch

Mary Ethel Branch, 85, of Lake of the Ozarks, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011, at her home. She was born January 10, 1926, the daughter of Walter Lee and Mildred Edna Boldwin. She was united in marriage to Garfield ...

Betty Lou (Winters) Charlson

Betty Lou (Winters) Charlson, age 82, went to be with her family in Heaven on Saturday, May 28, 2011, in Jefferson City. She was born in Marion, on September 20, 1928, the daughter of the late Mary and Porter Coonce. ...

Josephine Bish

Josephine "Jaye" Bish, age 89, of Jefferson City, formerly of Linn, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. Jaye was born April 20, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pa., a daughter to the late Michael ...

Merrill Schumaker

Merrill M. Schumaker, 95, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Oak Tree Villa. She was born March 31, 1916, in Fayette, the daughter of the late Grainger and Lutecia Minor. On July 11, 1932, she was ...

Larry Ash (Veteran)

Larry D. Ash, 76, formerly of Lupus, Mo., passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Riverdell Care Center in Boonville, Mo. He was born on June 8, 1935, in Lupus, Mo., the son of A. V. and Margaret (Potter) ...

Mildred McPherson

Mildred K. McPherson, 82, of California, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at California Care Center. She was born on September 20, 1928, in California, the daughter of Henry W. and Louise M. (Baker) Strickfaden, both of whom preceded ...

Josephine Kliethermes

Josephine Mae Kliethermes, 95, of Jefferson City, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Oak Tree Villas. She was born on May 9, 1916, in Chamois, the daughter of the late Joseph Charles and Caroline Margaret Schollmeyer Benedict. She was united ...

Donald Otto (Veteran)

Mr. Donald G. Otto, age 76 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Don was born on January 3, 1935, in Jefferson City, Mo., where he was raised ...

Maureen Howell

Maureen Howell, 58, of Prairie Home, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at her residence. Survivors include: her husband, Dennis, of the home; two sons, Joseph Woods and fianc├łe Caitlyn of Jefferson City, and Darrell Johnson and wife Tammy of Mitchell, ...

Emily Talken

Emily Anne Vogel Talken, 63, of Taos, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Boone Hospital. She was born October 8, 1947, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Carl Felix and Rose Mary Moerschel Vogel. She was a 1965 ...

Charlie Pummill (Veteran)

Charlie Pummill, 84, of California, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at his home. He was born October 5, 1926, in California, Mo., the son of Edgar Clay and Stella Mary (Fischer) Pummill, both of whom preceded him ...

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