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Obituaries from November 2006

Kay Riley (11/30/06)
Kay Riley, 81, of Arkansas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at the home of a niece in Troy, Ill. She was born June 12, 1925, in Arkansas, daughter of Willie and Pearl Pearman Lewis. She married Floyd Riley. Survivors include her husband; and three sisters, Jane McDaniel of Cape Girardeau, Pat Harwon of Granite City, Ill., and Shirley Dean VanGennip of Jackson...
David Cossiboom (11/30/06)
David Ray Cossiboom, 51, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 30, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Henry Alonzo and Bessie Arleen Huffman Cossiboom. Cossiboom was material manager in the operating room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was a member of Chaffee Elks 1810. He moved to Scott City 12 years ago from Altus, Okla...
Opal Sandlin (11/30/06)
Opal N. Truitt Sandlin, 87, of Jackson died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Monticello House. She was born Feb. 8, 1919, at Menfro, Mo., daughter of William Edward and Lacie Alice Truitt Sandlin. She and Roy Golden were married Feb. 4, 1939. He died in 1953. She later married Charles Edward Lyons...
Doug Wallace (11/30/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Doug Wallace, 74, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. He was born Feb. 17, 1932, in New York, N.Y., son of Douglas Ormond and Christina Helen Cordes Wallace. Wallace had been an engineer on a towboat, and an electrician at Scott Air Force Base. He was a member of McClure American Legion...
Willie Sides (11/30/06)
Willie C. Sides, 92, formerly of Jackson, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Lutheran Services Center in St. Charles, Mo. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Rheta Bentley (11/30/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rheta Winona Bentley, 58, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at her home, where she spent the last 36 years and was loved dearly by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Rheta was born Jan. 8, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Albert Gene and Patsy Ruth Abney Casper of Mounds, Ill. She married Gary Wayne Bentley Oct. 8, 1970...
Jean Blechle (11/30/06)
Jean E. Blechle, 79, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Life Care Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1926, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Fred and Velma Clark Blechle. Jean worked at the former Blechle Distributing Company. She then worked as a bookkeeper and secretary at the former Mineweld Company in Cape Girardeau, and was most recently employed with the Cape Girardeau School District as safety personnel for the handicapped school bus...
Claud Keesee (11/30/06)
Claud M. Keesee, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born Dec. 26, 1905, in Perkins, Mo., son of Thomas and Mary Shrum Keesee. He and Erthel Lufcy were married in 1925. She survives. He later married Marvine Hensley, who died Aug. 30, 2000...
Delphia Schauwecker (11/30/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Delphia Jane Duff Schauwecker, 91, of Olive Branch died at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Schauwecker was born March 19, 1915, in Benton, Ill., daughter of the late Richard Ernest and Ruth Ethel Dickerson Duff. She married Anton Schauwecker, who preceded her in death Oct. 4, 1974...
Jim McGee (11/29/06)
FULTON, Mo. -- Jim McGee, 59, of Fulton died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Boone Hospital Center. He was born Oct. 21, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo., son of G.R. "Ray" and Gertrude Humphries McGee. He and Barbara Johnson were married July 24, 1977. McGee was a heavy equipment operator 25 years with Union Local 513. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge in Plato, Mo., and VFW Post 2657...
Doug Wallace (11/29/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Doug Wallace, 74, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Crain Pleasant Grove Mausoleum Chapel between Carbondale and Murphysboro, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements...
Delphia Schauwecker (11/29/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Delphia Jane Schauwecker, 91, of Olive Branch died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Margaret Green (11/29/06)
WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- Margaret "Jackie" Green, 83, of Wappapello died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 21, 1923, in Clifton, Tenn., daughter of Thomas Martin and Virgie Griffin Hill. She and Ralph A. Green were married Nov. 20, 1954, in Hernando, Miss...
Louise Elrod (11/29/06)
Louise Ulen "Easy" Elrod, 98, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, in Seattle, Wash. She was the daughter of Samuel and Dora Miller Ulen and was raised in Dexter, Mo. She was married to Dr. Dennis Burkley Elrod Sr. She lived most of her life in Cape Girardeau, arriving in 1935 when her husband began his medical practice. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, and a volunteer at Southeast Missouri Hospital...
Rheta Bentley (11/29/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Rheta Bentley, 58, of Chaffee died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at her home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
David Cossiboom (11/29/06)
David Cossiboom, 51, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Jean Blechle (11/29/06)
Jean E. Blechle, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Life Care Center. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral is at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
John Hunter (11/29/06)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- John Alfred Hunter, 78, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1928, in New Madrid, to the late Tom Furg and Mary C. "May" Gallivan Hunter. He and Marie Householder were married April 19, 1954, in New Madrid...
Mary Voorhes (11/29/06)
Mary O. "Lucille" Voorhes, 67, of Jackson passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mary was born Sept. 17, 1939, in Natchez, Miss., daughter of James E. and Irene Hockersmith Phipps. She and Wayne Curtis Voorhes were married June 11, 1960, in Scott City. He died Feb. 20, 2000...
Gail Schafer (11/28/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gail A. Schafer, 35, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo. She was born March 6, 1971, in Perryville, daughter of Eugene and Ruby Ruch Griep. Survivors include her mother of Perryville...
William Wolfe Jr. (11/28/06)
MERRIAM, Kans. --William H. "Bill" Wolfe, 87, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, in Merriam, Kan. He was born Nov. 14, 1919, in St. Louis, son of the Rev. William H. and Lena Lehman Wolfe. He and Gisele Pahin were married in 1957. He attended Southeast Missouri State University, graduated from Northwestern University, and studied meteorology at the University of Chicago...
Doug Wallace (11/28/06)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Doug Wallace, 74, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Irma Williams (11/28/06)
ERIE, Ill. -- Irma Dee Williams, 78, of Erie, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at her home. She was born Dec. 25, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Clyde and Ada Belle Robinson Smith. She and Edward Williams were married March 19, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died in 2002...
Doris Bock (11/28/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Doris W. Bock, 84, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 23, 1922, in Perry County, daughter of Cletus and Cora Sittner Hoehn. She and Herbert E. Bock were married Aug. 17, 1946...
Ronald Bollinger (11/28/06)
LAS VEGAS -- Ronald D. Bollinger, 65, of Las Vegas, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, in Minneapolis. He was born Nov. 4, 1941, at Cape Girardeau, son of Jessie Earl and Ethel Marie Brown Bollinger. He and Barbara Seabaugh were married April 6, 1966...
Kevin Underhill (11/28/06)
Kevin Michael Underhill, 42, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 1, 1964, in Sikeston to Earl and Janet Alexander Underhill. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, Ala., and Sikeston Chapter of the The People's First. He was previously employed by Six Flags of St. Louis...
Orval Shew (11/28/06)
Orval Eldridge Shew, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1918, in Southeast Missouri, son of Eldridge and Emma Mehler Shew. He and Margaret Crosno were married May 20, 1949. Shew lived in Wyatt, Mo., most of his life where he was a landowner and farmer. He was a member of Wyatt Methodist Church until it closed recently, then became a member of the United Methodist Church in Charleston, Mo...
Vera Leimer (11/28/06)
Vera B. Leimer, 78, of Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Pocahontas, daughter of the late Herbert F. and Ida O. Palisch Lichtenegger. She and Tillman A. "Timmie" Leimer were married Oct. 7, 1945, in Pocahontas...
Edna Louise James (11/25/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Edna Louise James, 92, of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at Elder Care in Marble Hill. She was born Dec. 10, 1913, in St. Louis, the daughter of Beda and Theresa Sagadin Kerlongo Jud. She and Warren James were married Aug. 11, 1958. He died June 29, 1991...
Lou Wilferth (11/25/06)
Lou Vera L. Daugherty Wilferth, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 2. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Dec. 2 at the funeral home...
Frances Slinkard (11/25/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Frances Louise Slinkard, 75, of Chaffee, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 27, 1931, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of William Sherman and Florene Evelyn Goodman Davenport. She and Norman Leo Curd were married Dec. 22, 1951. He preceded her in death. She and Billy Ray Slinkard were married Dec. 14, 1963. He died Feb. 26, 1980...
Helen Meyer (11/25/06)
Helen M. Meyer, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at her home. She was born May 30, 1921, at Black Oak, Ark., daughter of Jean and Lilly May Nicholas Giroir. She and Thomas L. Meyer were married May 8, 1941, at Cape Girardeau. Meyer was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, a Girl and Boy Scouts leader and a member of the Friends of Saint Francis Medical Center...
Gary Miller (11/25/06)
Gary E. Miller, 64, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. He was born March 2, 1942, in Pontiac, Ill., the son of James Lee and Sarah Jane Eads Miller. He and Sue Ellyn Pirtle were married on September 18, 1992, at Jackson. He was employed by the Missouri State Board of Probation and Parole as a supervisor for over 30 years. ...
Bradford Bond (11/25/06)
ST. LOUIS -- Bradford Roy Bond, 46, of St. Louis died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, in a motorcycle accident. He was born July 16, 1970, son of Lt. Col. (retired) Roy F. Bond and Evelyn L. Bond. Survivors include a sister, Cindy Crull of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Jack Stevens of Cold Springs, Texas; an uncle, Bill Hartle; an aunt, Geneva McKinnis and cousins of Cape Girardeau...
Beulah Crowell (11/27/06)
Beulah Doughty Crowell, 96, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at the St. Joseph's Health Center in St. Charles. She was born Nov. 10, 1910, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Alfred and Mary Anna Stone Doughty. She and Lloyd J. Crowell were married July 4, 1926, in Murphysboro, Ill. He died on Nov. 11, 1984...
JoAnn Haymaker (11/27/06)
JoAnn Haymaker, 67, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at the Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. She was born June 7, 1939, in New Lexington, Ohio, daughter of William Earl and Mertie Adelle Oliver Moore. Haymaker was a member of Anna First Baptist Church...
Doris Pflughaupt (11/27/06)
Doris Emile Meyr Pflughaupt, 64, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at the Northeast Medical Center in Concord, N.C. She was born March 3, 1942, in New Wells, Mo., daughter of Ruben and Gertrude Schlimpert Meyr. Pflughaupt was a graduate of Chaffee High School. She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church and a kindergarten teacher for 38 years at Emmanuel-St. Michael Lutheran School...
Mildred Cobble (11/26/06)
Mildred L. Cobble, age 88, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Marston, Mo. daughter of the late Marvin and Josephine Simmons Crowe. On Oct. 1, 1940, she married James W. Cobble at Hayti, Mo. He died Jan. 6, 1985...
Donald VandeVen (11/26/06)
Funeral services for Mr. Donald VandeVen, 62, of St. Joseph, La., will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at 10 a.m., with Father Ferry D'Cruz and Father Michael officiating. Interment will follow at Legion Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday, La...
Helen Meyer (11/26/06)
Helen M. Meyer, 85 years of age, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at her home in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 30, 1921, in Black Oak, Ark., the daughter of Jean Giroir and Lilly May Nicholas Giroir. She married Thomas L. Meyer, her partner and best friend of over 65 years, on May 8, 1941...
Shirley Knight (11/26/06)
Shirley Ann Knight, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 31, 1943, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jesse Woodrow and Kirllian Putz Perry. She married George F. Knight. He died Nov. 2, 2002...
Charley Logan (11/26/06)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Charley Logan, 83, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. Logan was born March 29, 1923, at Cary, Ky., son of Juluis and Mollie Pilkington Logan. Logan retired from the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant...
Bobbie Shafer (11/26/06)
THEBES, Ill. -- Bobbie B. Simpson Shafer, 69, of Thebes died Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Shafer was born Sept. 24, 1937, at the Diswood community in Alexander County, Ill., daughter of the late Walter Thomas and Lena Hewitt Simpson...
Bobby Williams (11/25/06)
Bobby Williams ANNA, Ill. -- Bobby J. Williams, 70, of Anna died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Marion. He was born June 29, 1936 in Cypress, Ill., son of G. Lowell and Verna V. Bear Williams. He and Lillah Karraker were married July 16, 1971, at Alto Pass, Ill....
Charley Logan (11/24/06)
Charley Logan Charley Logan, 83, of Villa Ridge, Ill., formerly of Olive Branch, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge.
Margaret L. Pender (11/24/06)
Margaret Pender Margaret L. Pender, 73, of Murphysboro, Ill., formerly of Alto Pass, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006 at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. She was born Aug. 8, 1933, in Alto Pass, the daughter of Clural and Margaret Harris Neighbors. She and Charles R. Pender were married on Feb. 1, 1954 in Alto Pass. He preceded her in death on June 27, 2006...
Gary Miller (11/24/06)
Gary Miller Gary E. Miller, 64, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006, at his home. Funeral arrangements are in¿complete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Virginia Lakemeyer (11/23/06)
Virginia G. Lakemeyer, 69, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret Bain Giles. She studied music in Paris under a Rotary Fellowship, and earned a master's degree in music education at Washington University in St. Louis...
Florence Meyr (11/23/06)
Florence Marie Hutteger Meyr, 85, formerly of New Wells, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 25, 1921, in New Wells, daughter of William L. and Emma K. Weber Hutteger. She and Gilbert "Gib" Meyr were married April 28, 1940, in New Wells. He died Dec. 30, 2004...
Derek Hale (11/23/06)
Derek Justin Hale, 25, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, in Wilmington, Del. He was born Oct. 2, 1981, in Cape Girardeau, to Dennis and Connie Hale. He and Elaine Carrigan were married Oct. 22, 2005, in Atlanta Beach, N.C. They resided in Manassas, Va...
Mary Parres (11/23/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary A. "Lolly" Parres, 79, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1927, in St. Louis, daughter of Roy Earl and Elizabeth Susan Upshaw Ritchey. She and T. Bernie Parres Sr. were married May 29, 1950. He died Nov. 28, 2004...
James Cowan (11/23/06)
James Cowan, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Life Care Centers of Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 7, 1926, son of George and Ethel Musick Cowan. Cowan was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include two nieces. He was preceded in death by a brother...
Michael Sutterer (11/23/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Michael J. Sutterer, 63, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at St. Mary's Health Center in Clayton, Mo. He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Perryville, son of Eloy and Iola Moll Sutterer. He and Theresa Reiss were married Sept. 24, 1966, at Sereno, Mo...
Frances Slinkard (11/23/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Frances Louise Slinkard, 75, of Chaffee, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 27, 1931, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of William Sherman and Florene Evelyn Goodman Davenport. She and Norman Leo Curd were married Dec. 22, 1951. He preceded her in death. She and Billy Ray Slinkard were married Dec. 14, 1963. He died Feb. 26, 1980...
Linda Spence (11/22/06)
Linda Marie Spence, 57, of Winfield, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at her home. She was born July 25, 1949, in Fairbury, Ill., daughter of Viola Marie Kyburz. Spence was a 1968 graduate of Chaffee High School in Chaffee, Mo. She received a bachelor's degree in 1992 and a master's degree in education in counseling in 1995 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis...
Lona Ruch (11/22/06)
ST. ELIZABETH, Mo. -- Lona M. Ruch, 90, of St. Elizabeth, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, in St. Elizabeth. She was born Dec. 19, 1915, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of Isadore and Albertine Schemel Ruch. Ruch was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Elizabeth, a member of the United Auto Workers and a former member of St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle...
Virginia Lakemeyer (11/22/06)
Virginia G. Lakemeyer, 69, of Chesterfield, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 20, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret Bain Giles. She studied music in Paris under a Rotary Fellowship, and earned a master's degree in music education at Washington University in St. Louis...
Imogene "Jane" Tucker (11/21/06)
Imogene Jane Tucker, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Nov. 19, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 15, 1914, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Leo and Ida Mae Eaker Slinkard. Jane worked for 19 years at David Electric in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Lottie Wille (11/21/06)
Lottie "Jane" Wille, 87 of Jackson, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Jan. 11, 1919, in Sedgewickville, Mo., daughter of Albert and Dona Hobeck Friese. She and Ollie F. Wille were married Oct. 9, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away July 19, 2003...
Sharon Brockmeyer (11/21/06)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Sharon Swindell Eakin Brockmeyer, 59, of Bell City, Mo., passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She was born Aug. 9, 1947, at Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Lester and Wanda Fischer Swindell...
Billy Buck (11/21/06)
Billy W. Buck, 69, of Cape Girardeau left his mortal body and went home from where he came on Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Gir¿ardeau. He was born on Nov. 12, 1937, in Wardell, Mo., the son of the late Churchill and Blanche (Wheeler) Buck. He and Shirley (Osborn) Buck were married on Jan. 15, 1968, in Hillsboro, Mo...
Alma Eaker (11/21/06)
Alma Eva Eaker, 97, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 19, 1909, in the Club Creek community of Bollinger County, daughter of Ralph and Maggie Shell Wiseman. She and Lee Eaker were married Aug. 13, 1925...
Edward McKee (11/21/06)
Edward "Pete" Anson McKee, 87, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Jan. 5, 1919, at Cape Girardeau, son of the late William F. McKee Sr. and Jeffie Olivia Warrington McKee. McKee was employed as an insurance examiner with the state of Missouri. He served in the U.S. Army 140th Infantry Division in World War II...
Jean Markert (11/21/06)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Jean Markert, 75, of Wolf Lake died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Jonesboro Rehab and Health Care Center. She was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Grand Tower, Ill., daughter of Riley and Esther Foster Knight. She and Marion Markert were married on May 29, 1954, at Tunica, Miss...
James Jones (11/21/06)
James Jones James Hartwell Jones, 93, of Oran, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born April 18, 1913, in Mascoutah, Ill., son of John Robert Jones and Callie Susanna Darrah Jones. He and Catherine Theresa Schott were married May 29, 1939...
Lyman Cartner (11/21/06)
Lyman Wayne Cartner, 65, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Thebes, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born April 24, 1941, at Cairo, Ill., son of William Wayne and Nadine Halbin Cartner. Cartner retired from the U.S. ...
Lona Ruch (11/21/06)
Lona Ruch ST. ELIZABETH, Mo. -- Lona M. Ruch, 90, of St. Elizabeth, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at St. Elizabeth. She was born Dec. 19, 1915, at Biehle, Mo., daughter of the late Isadore and Albertine Schemel Ruch. Ruch was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Elizabeth, a member of the United Auto Workers and a former member of St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle...
Andrew Kieffer (11/21/06)
KELSO, Mo. -- Andrew Frank Kieffer, 88, of Kelso died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 22, 1918, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Frank Joseph and Mary Bles Kieffer. He and Lucille Uding were married July 15, 1944...
Charles Raglin (11/18/06)
Charles H. Raglin, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Ralph Dover (11/18/06)
DE SOTO, Ill. -- Ralph L. Dover, 83, of De Soto passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Marion Ill. The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale, Ill. The Rev. Chris Hottensen will officiate. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale, with military honors conducted by American Legion Post 127, VFW Post 7190 and 2605, and DAV Chapter 69...
Jerry Ohmes (11/18/06)
Jerry Ohmes, 80, of Metropolis, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at her home. She was an officer with Illinois Department of Corrections 17 years, and also worked at Players Riverboat Casino in Metropolis. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church...
James Slinkard (11/18/06)
James Slinkard, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alyn Spalding (11/18/06)
Robert Alyn Spalding, 69, of Scott City died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Gene Diebold (11/18/06)
Charles Henry Eugene "Gene" Diebold, 71, of Scott City, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 28, 1935, in Mount Vernon, Ind., son of John and Ruth Thomas Diebold. He and Mary Margaret Glueck were married May 22, 1954, at Kelso, Mo...
Ben Capshaw (11/18/06)
Ben G. Capshaw, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ernest Williams (11/18/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ernest Williams, 64, of Anna died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at City Care Center in Anna. He was born Oct. 19, 1942, in Jonesboro, Ark., to James Thomas and Eunice Ernestine Floyd Williams. He was a member of Makanda Baptist Church...
James Jones (11/20/06)
James H. Jones, 93, of Oran, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Edward McKee (11/20/06)
Edward "Pete" McKee, 87, of Scott City died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Mary Hopkins (11/20/06)
Mary Henson Hopkins, 99, of Hesston, Kans., died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006. She was born March 15, 1907, at St. Marys, Mo. She and Ralph "Pete" Henson were married on Feb. 19, 1927. She and Elmer Hopkins were married Dec. 25, 1957, after Henson's death...
Arthur Lueders (11/20/06)
Arthur M. Lueders, 79, of Frohna, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at his home in Frohna. He was born April 25, 1927, in Frohna, son of Arthur and Hulda (Poppitz) Lueders. He and Mahela Schmidt were married July 17, 1948. Lueders was a retired farmer and served as the secretary/treasurer of the East Perry Lumber Co...
Jim Huber (11/20/06)
L. James Huber, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville, Mo. He was born July 5, 1927, at Perryville, son of Edwin F. Huber and Inice C. Colin Huber. He and Velma L. Gibbar were married July 24, 1948, in Perryville. Huber was a World War II Navy Veteran, served as Perryville Police Chief from 1982 to 1985 and was a Deputy U.S. ...
Sharon Eakin-Brockmeyer (11/20/06)
Sharon "Swindell" Eakin Brockmeyer, 59, of Bell City, Mo., died Nov. 18, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.
Alma Eaker (11/20/06)
Alma Eva Eaker, 97, of Marble Hill, Mo., died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born March 19, 1909, in the Club Creek community of Bollinger County, daughter of Ralph and Maggie Shell Wiseman. She and Lee Eaker were married Aug. 13, 1925...
Kenneth Brewer (11/20/06)
Kenneth Ray Brewer, 59 of Advance, Mo., was born March 18, 1947, in Gideon, Mo., the son of Turner and Mattie Pickard Brewer and passed away Nov. 18, 2006, near his home. Ken worked for Prairie Farms as a milk man for over 25 years. He served in the U.S. ...
Philip Thompson (11/20/06)
Philip David Thompson, 51, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed away Saturday, November 18, 2006, at St. Bernard Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born Sept. 5, 1955, in Quantico, Vir., to David R. and Phyllis Stroup Thompson. He and Vicki Charles were married June 24, 1978, in Austin, Tex...
Ben Capshaw (11/19/06)
Ben G. Capshaw, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Nov. 17, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Born July 27, l923 in Chaffee, Mo., Capshaw was the son of Ira H. and Leora Prosser Capshaw, both deceased. He and the former Peggy Ann Wilkinson were married May 4, 1947, in Chaffee. She preceded him in death on April 5, 1997...
Betty Abernathy (11/19/06)
LAWTON, Okla. -- Betty Lee Abernathy, 85, of Lawton, formerly of Jackson, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006. She was born June 9, 1921 at Oak Ridge, daughter of Ora and Agnes Goodson Kinnison. She and Ralph D. Abernathy were married Sept. 5, 1944, in Jackson. He died Jan. 10, 1995...
James Slinkard (11/19/06)
James W. "Jay" Slinkard, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 27, 1921, in Burfordville, Mo., the son of Jess and Carrie Overbeck Slinkard. He and Alma Lee Hill were married on Nov. 29, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. She died March 18, 2006...
Alyn Spalding (11/19/06)
Robert Alyn Spalding, 69, of Scott City died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born on July 3, 1937 at Cape Girardeau, son of Richard Oscar and Dora Marie Hagar Spalding. He nad Juanita Lee were married Jan. 8, 1973, at Cape Girardeau...
Charles Raglin (11/19/06)
Charles Hays Raglin, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at his home. He was born on Dec. 26, 1918, at Cape Girardeau, son of Robert Clint and Rose Mae Martin Raglin. He and Carmelita M. Stone were married April 14, 1944, at Blytheville, Ark...
Walter Kefauver (11/17/06)
Walter Wayne Kefauver, 65, of Greenwood, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, Ind. He was born March 26, 1941, in Washington, D.C., son of Walter and Hilda Kefauver. Kefauver lived in Cape Girardeau 20 years. He was an estate planner, retiring earlier this year...
Madge Endicott (11/17/06)
CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- Madge Alberta Endicott, 97, of Carterville died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin, Ill. She was born July 19, 1909, in Creal Springs, Ill., daughter of John A. Logan and Sarah Elizabeth Shadowens Taylor. She and Theo Endicott were married Dec. 1, 1925, at Villa Ridge, Ill. He died Feb. 12, 1983...
Katherine Dodson (11/17/06)
WOLF LAKE, Ill. -- Katherine Dodson, 47, of Wolf Lake died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1959, at Anna, Ill., daughter of Billy and Sharon Highland Chapman. Dodson had worked as a cashier at Wal-Mart in Anna, Wolf Lake Fast Stop, and as a cook at Jonesboro Health Care and Anna City Care...
Gene Diebold (11/17/06)
Gene Diebold, 71, of Scott City died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Marjorie Ann Gregory (11/17/06)
Marjorie Ann Gregory, 73, passed away Wednesday Nov. 15, 2006, in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Gregory will be cremated. The family will hold memorial services at noon Saturday at the VFW Hall in Cape Girardeau. Marjorie was born on Feb. 4, 1933, in Corning, Ark., the daughter of Williams Thomas and Mabel Yevaugh (Bird) Fisher. In 1950 she married Lt. Col. Robert Raymond Gregory, who went missing in action in 1966 and was later declared deceased...
Helen Rendleman (11/16/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Helen R. Rendleman, 86, of Anna died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at Union County Hospital. She was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Alto Pass, Ill., daughter of Charles and Mary Lauderdale Kerley. She and Henry Rendleman IV were married Dec. 21, 1939, in Jackson. He died March 28, 2003...
Merida Temke (11/16/06)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Merida L. Temke, 77, of Olmsted, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at her home. She was born July 2, 1929, in Olmsted, daughter of Henry and Lilly Kisman Richards. She married George F. Temke Sr. Temke was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church...
Bernice Dennis (11/16/06)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Bernice Fay Dennis, 72, of Ullin died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 27, 1934, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Bonnie Franklin and Mary Ann Wildy Daniels. She married Ray Dennis, who died in April 1987...
Arraya Jackson (11/16/06)
Arraya Hope Jackson, 3 months, daughter of Frank Jackson and Brigitte Wilson of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 2, 2006, in Cape Girardeau. She is survived by her parents; a sister, Kristal Jackson; paternal grandparents, Frank and Martha Jackson; and paternal great-grandmother, Alpha Turner, all of St. Louis...
Keith Hitt (11/16/06)
Keith A. Hitt, 40, of Cottleville, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at St. Luke's Hospital West in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born Nov. 5, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gene and Carolyn Copeland Hitt. He and Michele Sherwood were married June 30, 2001, in St. Louis...
Conrad Cummings (11/15/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Conrad Ralph Cummings, 98, of Anna died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. He was born Nov. 16, 1907, in Carmi, Ill. Cummings retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1967. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church in Perks, Ill...
Merida Temke (11/15/06)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Merida L. Temke, 77, of Olmsted died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at her home. Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Nellie Plumb (11/15/06)
ST. PETERS, Mo. -- Nellie Ada Plumb, 82, of St. Peters died Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at St. Peters Manor Care Center. She was born April 1, 1924, at Marquand, Mo., daughter of Arthur H. and Ollie Masters. She and Hughes Plumb were married in 1941. Plumb was a teachers aide 18 years at Muscogee County School District in Columbus, Ga. She was a member of First Baptist Church in O'Fallon, Mo...
Terry Medley (11/15/06)
Terry W. Medley, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gilbert and Barbara Lacy Medley. Medley was a mechanic. Survivors include a son, Brian Medley of California; six sisters, Shirley Davis and Sandy Dodd of Cape Girardeau, Vicki Medley of New Franklin, Mo., Teresa Medley of Moberly, Mo., Lisa Green and Sharon Davis-Kriger of Marble Hill, Mo.; and a brother, Gary Medley of Chaffee, Mo...
Thelma McKee (11/15/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Thelma Lucille McKee of Barlow, Ky., formerly of Cairo, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at Western Baptist Hospital. She was the daughter of Delbert L. and Bertha McAllister Curd. She married Edward R. McKee, who preceded her in death. McKee was retired from Egyptian Country Club. She attended Mighty Rivers Worship Center, was a member of Thea Phi sorority, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 2649, all in Cairo, and Wickliffe Eagles Aerie 3397 in Wickliffe, Ky...
Angelia Abernathy-Deck (11/14/06)
MARBLE HILL Mo. -- Angelia Jo Abernathy-Deck, 63, of Arnold, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died at her home following an illness. She was born Sept. 12, 1943, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Benjamin and Mildred Hilderbrand Abernathy. Abernathy-Deck was a hair stylist with Great Lengths Salon in Oakville, Mo...
William Walker (11/14/06)
William H. "Bill" Walker, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. He was born on July 30, 1921, at Cape Girar¿deau, son of Charles and Stella Unger Walker. He married Eutha Craft on Jan. 1, 1984, at Oran, Mo...
Henry West (11/14/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Henry R. West Jr., 63, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born Feb. 13, 1943, in McComb, Miss., son of Mary Cobb Thompson. He and Ann Marie Gearing were married April 27, 1991...
Terry Medley (11/14/06)
Terry W. Medley, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Gilbert and Barbara Lacy Medley. Medley was a mechanic. Survivors include a son, Brian Medley of California; six sisters, Shirley Davis of Cape Gir¿ardeau, Vicki Medley of New Franklin, Mo., Teresa Medley of Moberly, Mo., Sandy Dodd of Cape Girardeau, Lisa Green and Sharon Davis-Kriger, both of Marble Hill, Mo.; and a brother, Gary Medley of Chaffee, Mo.. ...
James Rathert (11/14/06)
James R. Rathert, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 13, 1945, in St. Louis, son of Lloyd F. and Dorothy L. Kercheval Rathert. Rathert served in the Navy and was employed by the U.S. ...
William Little (11/14/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- William "Bill" Dene Little, 67, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at his home. He was born June 28, 1939, in Commerce, Mo., son of John E. and Agnes T. Trentham Little. Little was a retired fork lift driver for Rubbermaid and attended the Plainview Congregational Methodist Church...
Ann Coffman (11/14/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ann Pelley Coffman, 96, of Anna died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born July 26, 1910, at Anna, daughter of the late John M. and Kathryn Pelley Coffman. Coffman was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anna and the Ladies Guild at the church. She was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Anna...
Evert Johnson (11/14/06)
Evert A. Johnson, 77, of Carbondale, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro, Ill. He was born March 2, 1929, in Sioux City, Iowa, son of Evert A. Johnson and Inez L. Morris Hockett. He and Aldona H. Naujalis were married on Feb. 21, 1969, in Jonesboro, Ill...
Joan Porch (11/14/06)
Joan Sue (Barnett) Porch of Scott City passed away Nov. 12, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Broseley, Mo., daughter of Clyde and Gertrude (Brown) Barnett. On Dec. 11, 1957, she married Jess Porch. Survivors include her son Tim (Sally) Porch, daughters Kay Porch, Renee (Tim) Rushing, Kimberly (Mike) Daniels, Michelle (Jeff) Schwettman, all of Scott City; grandchildren, Jessica (Josh) Edwards, Matt (Joyce) Porch, Ashley (Carmon) Jackson, Jeff Daniels, Jana Porch, Tyler Schwettman and Mia Schwettman; step-grandchildren, Trinity Daniels, Ryan Rushing and Aaron Rushing; brothers and sisters, Valta Gibbs of Ocala, Fla., Vernon (Verene) Barnett of Broseley, Mo., Betty Burke of South Elgin, Ill., Jay Barnett of Onalaska, Texas, Christene (Gary) Angelly of Brookeport, Ill., Janet (Doy) Foust of Poplar Bluff, Mo. ...
Mildred Miller (11/14/06)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Mildred G. Miller, 82, of Glenallen passed away on Nov. 12, 2006, of complications from a recent stroke. She was born June 13, 1924, in the Hog Creek community, east of Marble Hill, to Ray P. and Bernice Ollie Berry Grindstaff. Her education began at Hog Creek School and she later graduated in 1942 from Lutesville High School. On Oct. 28, 1943, she wed T.J. Miller at Jackson, Mo. The couple celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary this past month...
Terry Medley (11/13/06)
Terry W. Medley, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at his home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Marie Schaefer (11/13/06)
Marie Bertha Schaefer -- mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother has now joined God and her husband, Theon "Mousie" Schaefer in Heaven. Marie, 83, of Scott City, died in her home Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, surrounded by her family...
Charles McKee Sr. (11/12/06)
Charles Avon McKee Sr., 81, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Arab, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at 9:30 p.m. with his wife and children at his side. He had a short, intense struggle with cancer. He was born Aug. 21, 1925, to Roscoe Millard and Clara Glasener McKee...
William Walker (11/12/06)
William Walker, 85, of Jackson died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Lela Popp (11/12/06)
Lela Popp, 89, formerly of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 11, 1916, in Pocahontas, Mo., daughter of Paul T. and Beulah B. Childs Kranawetter. Lela was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas and was a 1934 graduate of Jackson High School...
Christine Simmons (11/12/06)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Christine L. Simmons, 76, of Cairo, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo. She was born June 25, 1930, in Little Rock, Ark., daughter of Robert and Edith Harris. She and Virgle B. Simmons were married Aug. 4, 1945, in Corinth, Miss. He died July 27, 1978...
James Rathert (11/12/06)
James Rathert, 60, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Nov. 13, 1945. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Paul Blattner (11/11/06)
Paul Edward Blattner, 82, of Gordonville died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 29, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles Frederick and Helen Kies Blattner. He and Marion E. Hager were married May 18, 1946, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo...
Juline Cheek (11/11/06)
Juline M. Windisch Cheek, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Nov. 20, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Otto Henry and Violet Marguerite Maloy Windisch. She and Aubrey Roy Cheek were married Oct. 23, 1954, in Smithville, Texas...
Arraya Jackson (11/11/06)
Arraya Hope Jackson, 3 months, daughter of Frank Jackson and Brigitte Wilson, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Cecile Willis (11/11/06)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Cecile E. Willis, 75, of Olive Branch died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. She was born Jan. 29, 1931, in McClure, Ill., daughter of Roy and Vesta Benefield Hopkins. She and Chesley K. Willis were married May 18, 1947...
Robert Rellergert (11/10/06)
Robert Joseph Rellergert, 83, of Glennon, Mo., passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the family home. He was born July 2, 1923, in Apple Creek, son of the late Felix J. and Helen Schrempp Rellergert. He and Marie C. Nenninger were married April 19, 1947, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Glennon...
Linda Malone (11/10/06)
Linda M. Malone, 93, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at Monticello House. She was born Oct. 25, 1913, near Fruitland, the second child of Christian and Caroline Friedrich Pensel. She and James Lloyd "Pat" Malone were married Dec. 13, 1947. They enjoyed 22 years of marriage prior to his death Oct. 20, 1970...
David Mansker (11/10/06)
David Gene Mansker, 35, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at his home. He was born March 30, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Harold Gene and Mary Sue Kasten Mansker. Dave was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson. He worked for Rubbermaid in Jackson and was previously employed with Bening Motor Co...
Kenneth Bailey Sr. (11/10/06)
Kenneth M. Bailey Sr., 76, of Jackson died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at Monticello House. He was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Grafton, Ill., son of Clarence and Sadie Plummer Bailey. Bailey was an over-the-road truck driver 25 years. Survivors include a son and two daughters...
Raymond Welch Sr. (11/10/06)
PULASKI, Ill. -- Raymond Lee Welch Sr., 76, of Pulaski died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 14, 1930, in Hickman, Ky., son of Walker and Mattie Welch. He and Jewell Esther Elizabeth Winters were married Sept. 2, 1951. Welch was a farmer many years, and was a deputy in Pulaski County. He had been a heavy equipment operator and also worked for Consolidated Coal Co. eight years. He was a member of St. John Praise and Worship Center...
Mary Dannenmueller (11/10/06)
KELSO, Mo. -- Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Dannenmueller, 77, of Kelso died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 1, 1929, at Kelso, daughter of August and Rose Glastetter Heisserer. She and LeRoy Dannenmueller were married May 25, 1948, at Kelso...
Lela Popp (11/10/06)
Lela Popp, 89, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Dirk Landers (11/10/06)
Dirk Landers, 48, of Downers Grove, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, in Downers Grove. A service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
William Jansen (11/09/06)
ORAN, Mo. -- William H. "Bill" Jansen, 81, of Oran died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born March 21, 1925, at Leopold, Mo., son of Henry Joseph and Caroline Arnzen Jansen. He and Dorothy Schoen were married July 14, 1945, at New Hamburg, Mo...
James Robinson (11/09/06)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- James H. Robinson, 74, of Advance died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 28, 1932, at Enough, Mo., son of the Rev. Andy and Lucy Morley Robinson. He and Francis Dentson were married April 12, 1952, at Arbor, Mo. She died in 1991...
Linus Heisserer (11/09/06)
Linus Aloysius Heisserer, 87, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 29, 1919, at Kelso, Mo., son of August and Clara Bucher Heisserer. He and Frances Marie Sietman were married Sept. 8, 1943, at Oran, Mo. She died Aug. 30, 1999...
Freda Suedekum (11/08/06)
Freda Lee Suedekum, 82, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. She was born March 19, 1924, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Almon W. Suedekum; two sons, Lynn Suedekum of Nashville, Ron (Teresa) Suedekum of Franklin, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Heidi, Chris, Maggie, Parker and Garrett Suedekum...
John Chanley (11/08/06)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- John Ervin Chanley, 68, of East Prairie died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born May 6, 1938, in East Prairie, son of John Daniel and Alma Ester Flick Chanley. He and Martha Sue Reed were married Aug. 16, 1956, in Corinth, Miss...
Linus Heisserer (11/08/06)
Linus A. Heisserer, 87, of Scott City died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Beck (11/08/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Frances Alma Beck, 85, of Chaffee died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born June 27, 1921, at Kelso, Mo., daughter of Louis and Regina Blattel Hahn. She and Wilford "Bill" Beck were married April 10, 1947. He died Jan. 26, 1998...
William Gerhardt (11/08/06)
William Howard "Bill" Gerhardt, 34, of Warrenton, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo. He was born Dec. 20, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Reginald and Dolores Linebarger Gerhardt. He married Jennifer Shanks...
Alfreda Crader (11/08/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Alfreda Crader, 78, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Marble Hill, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 17, 1928, at Blodgett, Mo., daughter of Charlie P. and Pearl M. Cobb James. She and Woodrow S. Crader were married June 5, 1946...
John York (11/07/06)
John York, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born June 2, 1956, in Cape Girardeau son of Jack and Ellen York. York was a custodian with Cape Girardeau School District. He served in the U.S. Army from 1980 to 1982. Survivors include a sister, Patty Lunsford of Cape Girardeau; wife, Nancy York of Scott City; three brothers, Forest Zook of Cape Girardeau, Jack York of Macclenny, Fla., Jim Robison of Crestview, Fla.; and a sister, Mary Russell of Cape Girardeau...
Shirley Heinrich (11/07/06)
Shirley Violet Heinrich, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 24, 1926, in Chicago, daughter of Albert Otto and Violet (Heller) Brach. She and Clifford A. Heinrich were married July 27, 1951, in Chicago. She was an avid antique collector, buying and selling for many years. She was a resident of Cape Girardeau seven years, moving from Elmhurst, Ill...
Erma Martino (11/07/06)
Erma E. Martino, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. She was born March 1, 1914, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Joe P. and Nellie (King) Roberts. Mrs. Martino was a registered nurse at hospitals in Michigan and Delaware...
Frances Beck (11/07/06)
Frances A. Beck, 85, of Chaffee, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
George Sanders (11/07/06)
George L. Sanders, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 4, 1925, in Vienna, Ill., son of John M. and Winnie Albritten Sanders. He and Helen Priest were married Dec. 15, 1959, in St. Louis. She died Feb. 18, 2000...
Katherine Sadler (11/07/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Katherine M. Sadler, 70, of Bloomsdale, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City, Mo. She was born June 27, 1936, in Perryville, daughter of Bertrand G. and Frances McCauley Besand. She and James S. Sadler were married Nov. 19, 1955...
Lillian Hoffman (11/07/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lillian V. Hoffman, 93, of St. Charles, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Charlevoix Healthcare Center in St. Charles. She was born July 20, 1913, at Wittenberg, Mo., daughter of Alfred E. and Christina Rabold Mueller. She and Gilbert F. Hoffman were married Aug. 27, 1944. He died April 28, 1989...
J.D. Schaffer (11/07/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jess David "J.D." Schaffer, 75, of Sikeston died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, in the Emergency Room at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1931, at Kewanee, Mo., son of James Clifford and Mary Magaline Roberts Schaffer. He and Corrine L. Moulder were married May 29, 1950, in Clay County, Ark...
Mary Mahan (11/07/06)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mary L. Mahan, 100, of Charleston, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born Aug. 30, 1906, in Braggadocio, Mo., daughter of Emerson Lee and Lillie London Hamelback. She married George W. Mahan, who died in 1965...
Eathel Clay (11/07/06)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Eathel Maurine Clay, 84, of Marble Hill died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at her home. She was born June 27, 1922, at Dexter, Mo., daughter of Roger and Lessie Marie Brashear Peck Vaughn. She and Franklin Leonard Clay were married June 27, 1963...
Joseph Isaac (11/06/06)
Joseph Charles Isaac, 88, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at his residence in Jackson. He was born March 24, 1918, in Wise County, Va., the son of Joseph and Hannah Wakin Isaac. He and Alice Fisher were married on July 1, 1950, in Jackson, Tenn., and she survives...
Harley Johnson (11/06/06)
Harley Edward "Joe" Johnson, 82, passed away Nov. 3, 2006, at his home in Marble Hill. He was born April 20, 1924, in Glen Allen, the son of James Franklin and Minnie Bessie Thompson Johnson. He and Lena Maxine Myrick were married on Nov. 7, 1942. She died May 17, 1994. He and Joyce Crites Davis were married on June 2, 1995, and she survives...
Erma E. Martino (11/06/06)
Erma E. Martino, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Carl Frey (11/06/06)
Carl M. Frey, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born on Dec. 12, 1924, in St. Louis, the son of Virginia Drone and Charles Frey. Frey was an accountant and a veteran. Survivors include three daughters, Maureen Daniels of Richmond Heights, Mo., Jane Longinotti of Rolla, Mo. ...
Charles McKee Sr. (11/05/06)
Charles Avon McKee Sr., 81, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Arab, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at 9:30 p.m. with his wife and children at his side. He had a short, intense struggle with cancer. He was born Aug. 21, 1925, to Roscoe Millard and Clara Glasener McKee...
Emma Bartels (11/05/06)
Emma J. Bartels, 96, of Jackson passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at the Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Sept. 25, 1910, near Tilsit, daughter of August F. and Bertha J. Sternberg Bartels. Emma was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit in 1924, and was a faithful, lifelong member, serving many years on the Altar Guild...
Rita Mayfield (11/05/06)
Rita Ann Mayfield, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She was born Feb. 8, 1953, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Clarence A. and Alma B. Schwartz LeGrand. She and John Mayfield were married March 14, 1981, in Cape Girardeau...
Shirley Heinrich (11/05/06)
Shirley Heinrich, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at her home. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Chapel.
Rita Mayfield (11/04/06)
Rita Ann Mayfield, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 8, 1953, at Chaffee, Mo., daughter of Clarence A. and Alma B. Schwartz LeGrand. She and John Mayfield were married March 14, 1981, at Cape Girardeau...
Marge St. Mary (11/04/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Margaret M. "Marge" St. Mary, 62, of Morehouse, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 7, 1944, near Fayette, Ala., to the late Eulas Clinton and Sylvia Roseddie Tidwell Hubbert...
Betty Lishman (11/04/06)
BERTRAND, Mo. -- Betty Joyce Lishman, 60, of rural Bertrand died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born April 1, 1946, at New Madrid, Mo., daughter of Willam Junior and Clentine Black Blaize Neal. She and Johnny Ray Lishman were married March 19, 1987...
Melissa Urick (11/04/06)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Melissa D. Urick, 53, of Poplar Bluff died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Oct. 23, 1953, at Griffin, Ga., daughter of Louis and Emily West Futch. She and Lloyd Jacob Urick were married April 8, 1999, at Bloomfield, Mo., and he preceded her in death...
George Sanders (11/04/06)
George L. Sanders, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel.
Emma Bartels (11/04/06)
Emma J. Bartels, 96, of Jackson died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, at the Monticello House. Arrangements are pending at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Hester Phillips (11/03/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hester M. Phillips, 75, of Perryville died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 30, 1931, at Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of Romanus and Theresa Deming Duvall. She and Melvin J. Phillips were married Sept. 7, 1949. He died Jan. 15, 1984...
Barbara Freeman (11/03/06)
Barbara Freeman, 65, of Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at her home. She was born Jan. 26, 1941, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Alvin and Clarine McGee Howell. She and Boyce Freeman were married March 6, 1957, in Bell City, Mo. She was a member of Christian Faith Fellowship...
Betty Pierce (11/03/06)
Betty J. Pierce, 72, of Creve Coeur, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Delmar Gardens of Creve Coeur. She was born May 23, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Chester and Hazel Turner Jones. She and Melvin Pierce were married in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death...
Maxine Graham (11/03/06)
Maxine Marie Graham passed away Sept. 29, 2006, at her residence at Sunrise Assisted Living in Hermosa Beach, Calif., at the age of 93. She was born in Benton, Mo., June 23, 1913. Her parents were George W. Pearman, longtime president of the Bank of Oran, and Goldie Rutledge Pearman...
Mamie Schmidt (11/03/06)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Mamie Sue Schmidt, 48, of Frohna died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 13, 1958, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Walter and Willa (Golden) Gerler. Survivors include a daughter, April Woods of Austin, Texas; a son, Jade Schmidt of St. Louis; two brothers, Ralph Gerler of Mexico, Mo., and Ray Gerler of Altenburg, Mo...
James Eastwood (11/03/06)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- James C. Eastwood, 81, of Chaffee died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at his home. There is no public service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Johnson (11/03/06)
Ruth Ann Johnson, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 1, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Johnny Lee Edward and Lubertha Hilton Johnson Sr. Johnson attended Central High School, and was a member of Christ Church of the Heartland...
Carl Hubbs (11/03/06)
ANNA, Ill. -- Carl L. Hubbs, 78, of Anna and formerly of Quincy, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Union County Hospital. He was born Jan. 24, 1928, at Wolf Lake, Ill., son of Robert and Della Veach Hubbs. Hubbs was a member of Grandview Baptist Church...
Betty McCommons (11/03/06)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Betty June McCommons, 80, of Dongola died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Ill. She was born Sept. 25, 1926, at Millcreek, Ill., daughter of Elbert O. and Clair Verneal Jordan Hileman. She and Ira "Jod" McCommons were married Nov. 8, 1941, in Jackson...
Oma Bailey (11/03/06)
Oma L. Bailey, 95, formerly of Perryville, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Jan. 24, 1911, in Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Rufus B. and Estel Cockran Freeman. She and Joseph Eugene Bailey were married Feb. 12, 1929. He died June 7, 1989...
Goldia Heck (11/02/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Goldia G. Heck, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Perry Oaks Manor. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., daughter of George and Lillian Tucker Griffard. She and Arnia E. Heck were married July 18, 1938. He died July 26, 1992...
William Siemers (11/02/06)
William R. "Bill" Siemers, 84, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 7, 1922, in Gordonville, son of the late Alvin and Eula O'Neil Siemers. He and Irene Masters were married April 6, 1947, at Hanover Lutheran Church. She passed away June 19, 2002...
Jerome Abernathy (11/02/06)
William H. "Jerome" Abernathy, 81, of Oriole passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at his home. He was born May 29, 1925, in Oriole, son of Omer and Louise Kanard Abernathy. He and Letha Ruby Edmonds were married July 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau. Jerome was employed 30 years by the former Bangert Auto Body in Jackson, retiring in 1974. After retirement he drove a school bus 13 years for Nell Holcomb School...
Russell Smith (11/02/06)
Russell Junior Smith, 79, left for his heavenly home at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, from his residence in Charleston, Mo. Mr. Smith was born July 6, 1927, in Colbert County, Ala., to Samuel Ervin Smith and Neva Virginia Rutherford Smith. After serving as a corporal in the Army, he moved to Charleston with his parents in December 1950. There he met and married Ava Nell Sims in May 1953...
Bertha Alyea (11/02/06)
Bertha Anna Alyea, 79, of Columbia, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at her home. Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Campus Lutheran Church in Columbia. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 1:30 p.m. until time of service...
Ervin Sieck (11/02/06)
Ervin H. Sieck, 83, of Chicago died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill. He was born July 26, 1923, in Canyon, Texas, son of the Rev. J.H.C. and Marie Lentz Sieck. He married Laura Prudence Kneibert, who died Sept. 26, 1989...
Dora Nations (11/02/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dora Matilda Nations, 95, of Panama City, Fla., formerly of Perryville, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, in Panama City. She was born March 12, 1911, at Lixville, Mo., daughter of Fritz F. and Minnie Yamnitz Kaiser. She and Joseph Graden Nations were married Sept. 25, 1937. He died April 4, 2001...
Donna Bienlien (11/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Donna Mae Bienlien, 72, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Georgian Gardens in Potosi, Mo. She was born May 4, 1934, in Prairie du Rocher, Ill., daughter of Ralph and Laura Queffene Donjon. She and Howard John Bienlien were married Sept. 30, 1950. He died Feb. 12, 1991...
Evelyn Brandy (11/01/06)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Evelyn Marie Brandy, 72, of Sikeston died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at the home of a daughter in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 14, 1934, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of William and Bertha Decker Nicholson. She and Tommie Lee Brandy Jr. were married in 1952. He died Nov. 27, 1995...
Marie Butler (11/01/06)
Marie Butler, 85, of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 1, 1921, in Morley, Mo., daughter of Luther and Ida Bryant Gipson. She and Tony L. Butler were married Oct. 23, 1937, in Benton, Mo. He passed away Aug. 18, 1992...
Pearl Thompson (11/01/06)
Pearl C. Thompson, 81, of Jackson died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 10, 1925, in Neely's Landing, son of Denver and Early Craft Thompson. He and Dora Dowling were married Oct. 25, 1947...
Robert Berkbigler Sr. (11/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert L. Berkbigler Sr., 74, of Perryville died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 23, 1932, in Perryville, son of Daniel and Mable Miget Berkbigler. He married Wanda Niemeyer. Berkbigler was a mechanic, and member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was a past member of American Legion and AmVets...
Jerome Abernathy (11/01/06)
Jerome Abernathy, 81, of Oriole died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at his home. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Shannon Learue (11/01/06)
James Shannon Learue, 33, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 24, 1973, in Sikeston, Mo., son of James M. and Cora Learue. He and Rachal Poole were married Feb. 4, 2006...
Shelby Farrow (11/01/06)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Shelby William Farrow, 29, of Perryville died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006. He was born June 2, 1977, in Cape Girardeau, son of Gene and Frances Driskell Farrow. He and Kari Brewer were married Aug. 28, 2002. Farrow was baptized in the Gospel Assembly Church. He worked at Farrow Hardwoods and Veneer Inc. with his father and brother...