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Obituaries from September 2011

Helen Renaud (09/30/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Helen F. Renaud, 66, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Service will be private.
L.R. Burgfeld (09/30/11)
Lee Roy "L.R." Burgfeld, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to service time Oct. 8 at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Norma Windeknecht (09/30/11)
Norma Windeknecht, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Sept. 17, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, to Vernon and Ruth Jones Swader. She and Larry Calvin Windeknecht were married Sept. 25, 1963, in Chicago...
Barbara Whitehead (09/30/11)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Barbara Jean Carter Whitehead, 64, of Charleston died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 25, 1947, in Carmi, Ill., to the late Lowell Ray and Reatha Delores Helsel Carter...
Era Lufcy (09/30/11)
Era Mae Lufcy, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, in Halls, Tenn., to Thomas and Beulah Mae Gilliand Clay. She and Paul Lufcy were married May 29, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Jan. 16, 2000...
L.R. Burgfeld (09/29/11)
Lee Roy "L.R." Burgfeld, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to service time Oct. 8 at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Joyce Glover (09/29/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Joyce H. Glover, 71, of South Lyon, Mich., formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at her home. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Era Lufcy (09/29/11)
Era Mae Lufcy, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Sebastain Peters (09/29/11)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Sebastain Casteel Peters, infant son of Seth and Cynthia Peters of East Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He is survived by his parents; maternal grandparents, Mary Gaines of Kansas City, Mo., and Larry Masterson of Independence, Mo.; paternal grandparents, Danny and Teressa Peters of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Damon and Gunther Peters of East Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Breanna and Isabella Peters of East Cape Girardeau; paternal great-grandmother, Zetta Ramsey of Jonesboro, Ill.; aunts; uncles; cousins; and other relatives.. ...
Rose Edith Edwards (09/29/11)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Rose Edith Brashear Edwards, age 87, of Olmsted passed away at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill. Mrs. Edwards was born Feb. 19, 1924, in Pulaski County, Ill., daughter of the late Carl Brashear and Bessie Perkins Brashear...
Hannah Hensley (09/29/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Hannah Elizabeth Hensley, infant daughter of Alan Michael and Jennifer Suzanne McDonough Hensley of Killeen, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Killeen. She was born Sept. 24, 2011, in Killeen...
Leonard Dunning Jr. (09/29/11)
Leonard Dunning Jr., 84, of Delta died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Dupo, Ill., to Leonard A. and Lucille Williams Dunning Sr. He and Betty Jo Gilder were married May 22, 1948, at Delta. She died May 29, 2009...
Katherine Williams (09/28/11)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Katherine L. Williams, 75, of East Cape Girardeau, formerly of Pulaski County, Ill., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her family, which she truly loved. She was born July 4, 1936, in Mounds, Ill., to John R. and Iva Mae Seals Williams...
Lillian Elliott (09/28/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lillian Hester Elliott, 89, of Advance passed away Sept. 26, 2011, at Advance Nursing Home. She was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Sank, Mo., daughter of John Monroe and Vallie Albertine Shell Null. She married Eldon Liley, then married Bert Elliott. Both preceded her in death...
Marjorie Meystedt (09/28/11)
Marjorie M. Meystedt, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at The Lutheran Home. She was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Clarkton, Mo., to William Carroll and Birdie Belle Skaggs Henson. She and Fred A. Meystedt were married Aug. 23, 1932, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He died Nov. 26, 1970...
William Ruark (09/28/11)
William Rufus Ruark, 82, of East New Market, Md., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Dorchester General Hospital. He was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Bishops Head, Md., son of Ashland A. Ruark and Rosa Jane "Janie" Parks Ruark Bloodsworth. Rufus enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 1948. He served in the Korean conflict as a paratrooper in an Airborne Regimental Combat Unit...
Hannah Hensley (09/28/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Hannah Elizabeth Hensley, infant daughter of Alan Michael and Jennifer Suzanne McDonough Hensley, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Killeen, Texas. She was born Sept. 24, 2011, in Killeen. She is survived by her parents; paternal grandparents, Toney Hensley and Debbie Johynson of Benton; maternal grandparents, Trisha McDonough and Jim Jr. ...
Pierre Avance (09/28/11)
Pierre LeRoy Avance, infant son of Morgan Tate and Curtis Avance Jr. of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He is survived by his parents; a sister, Kimora Avance of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Demarius Tate of Cape Girardeau; maternal grandparents, Carol Whitehead of Cape Girardeau and Herb Tate of Jackson; and paternal grandparents, Darlene Avance and Curtis Avance Sr. of Haywood City, Mo...
Noel Fischer (09/28/11)
A memorial service for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Noel John Fischer, 89, of Auburn, Ala., was Sept. 23, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church of Auburn. The Rev. Frank Covington officiated. Noel was born in Elmwood, Neb., to Luella and John Fischer...
Gladys Deye (09/28/11)
Gladys Myrtle Hahs Deye, 95, of Emporia, Kan., went to her heavenly home Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1101 Neosho Street, Emporia. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Olpe, Kan...
Leonard Dunning Jr. (09/28/11)
Leonard Dunning Jr., 84, of Delta died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. He was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Dupo, Ill., to Leonard A. and Lucille Williams Dunning Sr. He and Betty Jo Gilder were married May 22, 1948, at Delta. She died May 29, 2009...
Betty Lingle (09/28/11)
DONGOLA, Ill. -- Betty Lingle, 86, of Dongola died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Gerald Cowan officiating. Burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery...
Tramon King (09/27/11)
Tramon Lamor King, infant son of Lameeka Waters and Antoine King of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. There is no service. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Scott (09/27/11)
Betty Jane Scott, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at her home. The service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 50 Crestwood Executive Center #401, St. Louis, MO 63126, or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2001 Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131...
Matthew Brown (09/24/11)
Matthew Alan Brown, 49, of Morgantown, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, from injuries received in an auto accident Sept. 2, 2011. He was born April 26, 1962, in East St. Louis, Ill., to Francis and Judith Brown...
Louis E. Sanders (09/26/11)
Louis Edward Sanders died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the home of his daughter, Sharon K. Sanders, in Cape Girardeau. He was 93 years old. Sanders was born Sept. 27, 1917, near Commerce, Mo., the son of Henry Sanders and Hulda Sander Sanders Hilleman. He married Frances M. Stehr on May 28, 1956, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death Feb. 8, 2004...
Paul Johnson (09/26/11)
Paul Johnson, 56, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Du Quoin, Ill., passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born on Jan. 23, 1955, to David Ivan and Maxine Daily Johnson in Du Quoin. He was married Jan. 16, 1982, to Nancy Beatty of Mannington, W.Va...
Sheryl Donner (09/25/11)
Sheryl Ann Donner, 68, of Whitewater passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born June 27, 1943, in Gideon, Mo., daughter of Roland and Alice Smith Ramage. She and Ray Donner were married Oct. 9, 1962, in Holcomb, Mo...
Milo Edward Rains (09/25/11)
Milo Edward "Sonny" Rains, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Murphysboro, Ill., to Milo Samuel and Florence Ardell Blackwell Rains. He and Imogene D. Foeste were married April 28, 1972, at Cape Girardeau...
Louis E. Sanders (09/25/11)
Louis Edward Sanders died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the home of his daughter, Sharon K. Sanders, in Cape Girardeau. He was 93 years old. Sanders was born Sept. 27, 1917, near Commerce, Mo., the son of Henry Sanders and Hulda Sander Sanders Hilleman. He married Frances M. Stehr on May 28, 1956, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death Feb. 8, 2004...
Shirley Waggener Faiks (09/25/11)
Shirley Young Waggener Faiks, known to many as "Honey," was born July 23, 1924, in Cape Girardeau and passed away Sept. 23, 2011. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Don Waggener, and her husband of 20 years, Carl Faiks. She is survived by son Brad Waggener; daughter Laura Hellums and husband Nelson; and granddaughter Lee Ann Hellums; Carl's daughter, Cindy Britton and grandchildren Chris Chapman and Lisa Greenstone and their children; brother E. ...
Cotton Slinkard (09/24/11)
Ernest Allen "Cotton" Slinkard, 80, of Oak Ridge passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1930, in Randles, Mo., son of James William and Betty Elizabeth Coomer Slinkard. He and Serrelda Frances "Sally" Pulliam were married Feb. 23, 1951, in Marble Hill, Mo...
Rita Bollinger (09/24/11)
ORAN, Mo. -- Rita Heisserer Bollinger, 86, of Oran passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Aug. 5, 1925, in Fornfelt, daughter to Toby and Lillie Knupp Davis. Rita married Jerome Heisserer on July 12, 1946. He preceded her in death Sept. 1, 1977. She married Dale Bollinger on Oct. 26, 1984. He preceded her in death Feb. 21, 1987...
Leslie Grah (09/24/11)
Leslie Grah passed away peacefully in the home of his daughter in Scott City on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at an astonishing 105 years old. He was born Sept. 27, 1905, to Mary and August Grah of Chester, Ill. Les was married in 1928 to Elnora Lindsey with whom he had three daughters. Les was remarried in 1953 to Bessie Hubbs, who had a son...
Mary Niswonger (09/24/11)
Mary Jewell Niswonger, 79, of Jackson died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Monticello House. She was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Jackson, to William Lynn and Alta Idler Hall Allen. Mary was married to Bill J. Niswonger on March 3, 1951. He died Dec. 9, 1985...
Milda Weber (09/24/11)
NEW WELLS, Mo. -- Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called his faithful follower, Milda Onida Weber, to the glories and joys of heaven and her eternal rest Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. She was born at her home in New Wells on Dec. 24, 1918, daughter of Benjamin and Mary Mahnken Fiedler...
David Schaupert (09/24/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- David P. Schaupert, 61, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to service time Sunday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Steve Francis officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery at Crosstown, Mo...
Pierre Avance (09/24/11)
Pierre LeRoy Avance, infant son of Morgan Tate and Curtis Avance Jr. of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Mary Russell (09/23/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Mary Alice Russell, 95, of Anna died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at her home near Anna. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Paul Sadler and Doug Bridgeman officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Ernest Slinkard (09/23/11)
Ernest Slinkard, 80, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
J.W. Groseclose (09/23/11)
Chaffee, Mo. -- John William Groseclose, 90, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 10, 1921, in Randles, son to the late John Alvin and Eunice Scamahorn Groseclose. He and Georgia L. Puckett were married Nov. 6, 1949, and she preceded him in death Nov. 14, 1984. He married Ann Heeb on Jan. 1, 1987, and she died Dec. 16, 2002...
Lela Francis (09/23/11)
Lela Marie "Ree Ree" Francis, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Illmo, to Harl and Lela Ann Davis Gammon. She and Joseph A. Francis were married July 29, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 31, 2003. They had been married 63 years...
Robert Brandel Sr. (09/23/11)
Robert L. Brandel Sr., 82, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of St. Louis, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Hutchinson, Kan., son of William A. and Sadie Bruckerhoff Brandel. He and Carol Emmendorfer were married in August 1952. She preceded him in death Aug. 26, 2001...
Harold Jenkins (09/23/11)
Harold Leo Jenkins, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Feb. 20, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, to Fred and Annie Jenkins. He was married to the late Allene Wilson. Jenkins was a corporal in the U.S. Army...
Gary Gravatt (09/22/11)
Gary DeWayne Gravatt, 58, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his home. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements...
Lela Francis (09/22/11)
Lela Marie "Ree Ree" Francis, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Glen Harper (09/22/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Glen Harper, 69, of Benton died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Raymond Glenburn and Virginia Lee Bertrand Harper. Glen had worked for Bertrand Plumbing and Heating. He was a member of the Carpenters Union in Kansas City...
Jack Shell (09/22/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jack Howard Shell, 65, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born June 23, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of George Howard and Mildred Bess Shell. Jack graduated from Murray State University with a master's degree in business administration. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega while attending MSU...
Leslie Grah (09/22/11)
Leslie Grah passed away peacefully in the home of his daughter in Scott City on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at an astonishing 105 years old. He was born Sept. 27, 1905, to Mary and August Grah of Chester, Ill. Les was married in 1928 to Elnora Lindsey. with whom he had three daughters. Les was remarried in 1953 to Bessie Hubbs...
Betty Glueck (09/22/11)
Betty L. Glueck, 81, passed away peacefully at her home in St. Charles, Mo., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. She was born May 21, 1930, in Perryville, Mo., daughter of Velma Farrar and Lonnie Mehner. She and Herbert Anton Glueck were married Jan. 23, 1948, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1980...
Joseph Prost (09/22/11)
Joseph Russell Prost, 65, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born April 3,1946, in St. Louis, to Russell Joseph and Marie G. Rehm Prost. He and Terri Amrhein were married March 10, 2000, in Cape Girardeau...
Glen Harper (09/21/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Glen Harper, 69, of Benton died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Mary Crader (09/21/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mary Jane Crader, 84, of Marble Hill went to be with her heavenly Father on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. She was born May 25, 1927, in Marble Hill, to John and Mae Filer Kinder. She and J. Roy Crader were married June 18, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death July 14, 1999...
Joseph Prost (09/21/11)
Joseph R. Prost, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford, John Hodges and Ernie Eudy officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...
Irene Beck (09/21/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene E. Beck, 76, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Donnie Dinger officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery...
Emil Benkowich Jr. (09/21/11)
Emil A. "Sonny" Benkowich Jr., 72, of Jackson died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 25, 1939, in St. Louis, to Emil and Florence Hirschfield Benkowich Sr. He married Patricia Rose Hennkins. She preceded him in death in 1997...
Leo Bohnert (09/21/11)
Leo J. Bohnert, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Oct. 13, 1942, in Biehle, Mo., to Otto and Corine Berkbigler Bohnert. He and Geraldine Leible were married Sept. 29, 1962, at Apple Creek, Mo...
Bruce Yamnitz (09/21/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bruce O. Yamnitz, 65, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 18, 1946, in Peoria, Ill., son of Vernard E. and Grace Jo Long Yamnitz. Mr. Yamnitz was retired from Chrysler, and farmed in both livestock and agriculture. He was a member of Riverhills Antique Tractor Club and United Auto Workers Union...
Harvey Hayden (09/21/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Harvey H. Hayden, 76, of Perryville died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at his home. He was born May 9, 1935, in McBride, Mo., son of Joseph and Emma Otto Hayden. He and Joan E. Esselman were married July 27, 1957. She preceded him in death March 27, 2010...
Rylon James Jr. (09/20/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rylon J. James Jr., 56, of Perryville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. The funeral will be private. Miller Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bertha Cline (09/20/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Bertha E. Coleman Cline, 92, of Tamms died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at New Athens Home for the Aging in New Athens, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brent Gordon officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Wetaug, Ill...
Cole Kurtz (09/20/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Cole Dale Kurtz, 13, of Cairo passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Larry Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery at Thebes, Ill...
Delores LeGrand (09/20/11)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Delores K. LeGrand, 79, of Florissant died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 4, 1931, in Chaffee, Mo. Delores was the beloved wife of the late Francis X. LeGrand; dear mother and mother-in-law of Jerome (Monique) LeGrand, Carolyn (Donald) Laurentius, Phyllis (the late Denzel) Long, Kenneth (Cheryl) LeGrand and Earl LeGrand; dear sister to Francis and Charles Urhahn of Oran, Mo.; dear grandmother of C.B., Adam, Amy, Brian, Nathan, Corbin, Eric and the late Shane; dear great-grandmother of three; sister-in-law; aunt; cousin; and friend.. ...
Cathy Stoffregen (09/20/11)
Cathy Stoffregen, 61, of Delta passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at the family home. She was born July 13, 1950, in Caruthersville, Mo., daughter to the late Raymond and Olva Johnson McCoy. She and Wayne Stoffregen were married Feb. 21, 1975. Survivors include her husband of the home; two daughters, Mary Beth (Brian) Eeftink of Glennon, Mo., Jeena Barber of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Gerald McCoy of Caruthersville, Curtis McCoy of Niland, Calif.; four sisters, Glenda Kluesner of Warrington, Mo., Shirley Bailey of Arnold, Mo., Emma Gan of Imperial, Mo., Patricia Jones of Delta; five grandchildren, Sydney, Blake and Brady Eeftink and Anthony and Andrew Barber.. ...
Carl Rhodes (09/20/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Carl Revere Rhodes, 77, of Marble Hill died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 1, 1933, at Zalma, Mo., son of Melbern Eli and Mandy Emmaline Lasater Rhodes. He and Judy Miller were married July 30, 1994, at Marble Hill...
Marvin LeRoy Cravens (09/20/11)
Marvin LeRoy Cravens, 74, of Hixson, Tenn., passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. He was born in New Madrid, Mo., on Sept. 30, 1936. He graduated from high school in Caruthersville, Mo., and graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri State University. LeRoy was the first player to be offered a full football scholarship to Southeast. He played on the National Championship Division II team in 1955 and was inducted into the university's Hall of Fame...
Bertha Cline (09/19/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Bertha E. Coleman Cline, 92 of Tamms died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at the New Athens Home for the Aging. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.
Cole Kurtz (09/19/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Cole D. Kurtz, 13, of Cairo died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill.
Ruth Allwood (09/19/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ruth M. Allwood, 89, of Chaffee passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 26, 1922, in Hunter, Ark., to the late Robert and Ethel Cox Stafford. Ruth and George M. Allwood were married on Feb. 4, 1944. He proceeded her in death on Dec. 14, 1989...
John Penrose (09/19/11)
John W. Penrose, 59, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 30, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of Dennis and Alene Alford Penrose. He and Janet Quade were married April 2, 1983. John was a 1970 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau and was raised in the Catholic faith. ...
Stephen Diebold (09/19/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Stephen W. Diebold, 81, of Benton died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 24, 1930, in Benton to Otto and Elizabeth Bertrand Diebold. Diebold and Rosemary Glaus were married March 29, 1951, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg, Mo...
Clyde Quade (09/19/11)
Clyde Eugene Quade, 85, of Gordonville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1925, in Gordonville to Jesse and Ida Gerecke Quade. He married Dorothy Marie Brucker on Oct. 16, 1948, at St. Augustine Church in Kelso, Mo. They lived in the Allenville area from 1948 to 1975, later moving to the Gordonville area. She died Aug. 27, 2011...
James Williams (09/18/11)
James C. "Peto" Williams, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, in Tunica, Miss., to Osie and Cornilus Phifer Williams. He and Glenda Farrar Williams were married Dec. 5, 1969, at Cape Girardeau...
John Penrose (09/18/11)
John W. Penrose, 59, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Stephen Diebold (09/18/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Stephen W. Diebold, 81, of Benton died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Ford and Sons Benton Chapel in Benton, with parish prayers at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, with the Rev. Michael Casteel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Denis Catholic Cemetery in Benton...
Clyde Quade (09/18/11)
Clyde E. Quade, 85, of Gordonville died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
James Patterson (09/18/11)
CHANDLERVILLE, ILL -- James Riley (Sutton) Patterson, 68, of Chandlerville, formerly of Pekin, Ill., passed away at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 in rural Virginia, Ill. He was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Mapleton, Ill., to Horace and Doris Macents Sutton. He married Nancy Selby on Feb. 12, 1966, in Pekin, Ill. She survives...
Hubert Blaylock (09/18/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Hubert G. "Butch" Blaylock, 88, of Perryville died Sept. 16, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born on Jan. 19, 1923, in Perry County, Mo, son of Vester and Elsa Knoll Blaylock. He married the love of his life Ruby M. Barks on June 2, 1946. She survives in Perryville...
Anastasia Hirschfeld (09/18/11)
On Sept. 17, 2011, Anastasia "Ann" KosiukHirschfeld passed away in her sleep in her cherished home at Chateau Girardeau. Born in Lavriv, Ukraine on June 22, 1915, she married Rev. Herbert Hirschfeld, a Baptist minister, in 1936. After enduring the calamities of World War II, she and her family emigrated to the United States in 1951...
Clara Kidd (09/18/11)
Clara Lillian Kidd, 97, of Jackson passed away Sept. 16, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 13, 1914, at Rum Branch, the daughter of Henry and Pearl Ethel Lowe Kynion. Clara had been a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith...
Daisy Koch (09/18/11)
Daisy Marie Koch, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at her home. She was born April 21, 1930, in Jackson, and was the last surviving child of Joseph and Josephine Nitsch Myer. She and Gilbert Douglas Koch were married Sept. 3, 1949, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1996...
Jerry Sue Underwood (09/18/11)
Jerry Sue Underwood, 65, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 14, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, to Raymond J. and Pearl Worley Pender. She and Raymond Wayne Underwood were married Jan. 17, 1988, in Cape Girardeau County...
Monica Oberndorfer (09/17/11)
Monica Oberndorfer, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nathan Burgell officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Cape County Memorial Park, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating...
Eugene Lake (09/17/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Eugene W. "Gene" Lake, 84, of St. Louis died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, in Arizona. He was the dear husband of the late Madge Hess Lake; dear father of Sandra Lake Oliver and Brian Lake; dear stepfather of Daniel Hess; dear son of the late Francis J. Sr. and Marie A Uebel Lake; dear brother of Shirley Lake Kies and the late Francis J. Lake Jr., John F. Lake and Bernard J. Lake; dear grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend...
Gary Rhodes (09/17/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gary Wayne Rhodes, 57, of Atlanta, formerly of Marble Hill, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. He was born Nov. 26, 1953, in Marble Hill, son of Joseph Johnson and Dortha Irene Diesel Rhodes. He and Diane Gail Abernathy were married Dec. 26, 1974. She passed away Feb. 25, 2008...
Vernon Ainsworth (09/16/11)
Vernon A. Ainsworth, 50, of Whitewater died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 4, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, to James and Shirley Tomlinson Ainsworth. He and Cindy Fort were married May 27, 1983, at Liberty Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Marta Goodman (09/16/11)
Marta Ann Goodman, 59, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at her home in Jackson. She was born June 15, 1952, in Oakland, Calif., to Mark A. and Elizabeth Pavlishin Dailey. She and Loren W. "Pete" Goodman were married July 27, 1973, in Greenville, N.C...
James Liley Jr. (09/16/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- James Arthur Liley Jr., 89, of St. Louis, formerly of Marble Hill, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to service time at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill...
Deborah Koch (09/16/11)
Deborah Lynn Koch, 60, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, to Kenneth Frederick and Betty Lou Peel Koch. Debbie was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson. She had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau, One-Stop Deli and Gas and Estes Deli in Jackson, and at My Camp in Uniontown, Mo...
Kenneth Inman (09/16/11)
Kenneth Wayne Inman, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at his home, surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born Jan. 8, 1944, in Kennett, Mo., son of Kenneth M. and Helen C. Goodrich Inman. He graduated from Senath, Mo., High School in 1961. He married Sherry D. Kinder on June 2, 1962, in Bragg City, Mo...
Charles Birk (09/16/11)
Charles Birk, 53, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Tamms, Ill., died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born April 13, 1958, in Cairo, Ill., to Charles E. Birk Sr. and Shirley Hornback Birk. He and Teresa Simmons were married Oct. 13, 1993, in Cairo...
Lee Boren (09/16/11)
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- Lee Boren, 58, of Chesterfield passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Lyris Latona Boren; dear father of Bryan (Chanel Schilling) Boren and Lance (Katie) Boren; grandfather of Alexa Schilling; brother of Vicki Boren and Douglas (Cathy) Boren; dear son of Leo Boren and the late Virginia Boren; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many...
David Donnelly (09/16/11)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- David Henry Donnelly, 87, of Jefferson City died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Parc Provence in St. Louis. He was born Jan. 9, 1924, in Mason City, Ill., son of Oswald J. and Esther S. Boyd Donnelly. He and Eva Jo Schmidt were married July 27, 1952, in Springfield, Ill...
Charles Birk Jr. (09/15/11)
Charles E. Birk Jr., 53, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Short officiating...
Mary Allen (09/15/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Esther Porter Allen, 77, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, in Perryville. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Don Estes officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery...
Nell Clements (09/15/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nell Clements, 90, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Emerald Health Care in Port St. Lucie. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
Lee Boren (09/15/11)
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- Lee Boren, 58, of Chesterfield, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Lyris Latona Boren; dear father of Bryan (Chanel Schilling) Boren and Lance (Katie) Boren; grandfather of Alexa Schilling; brother of Vicki Boren and Douglas (Cathy) Boren; dear son of Leo Boren and the late Virginia Boren; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many...
Kathryn Green (09/15/11)
Kathryn M. Green, 90, of Freeburg, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Ill. She was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Joseph G. and Lucy M. Allen Birk. She married James Lee Gordon Green, who passed away July 16, 2007...
William Burton (09/14/11)
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- William Wayne Burton, 78, of Okeechobee passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at the Hamrick Home. He was born Aug. 15, 1933, in McClure, Ill., to Amos Earn Burton and Nora Frances Gore and moved to South Florida in 1956. Okeechobee was always his home, with his roots going back to 1897 when his grandparents settled in Bassinger, Fla. He relocated from Pompano, Fla., to Okeechobee permanently in 1975...
Robert Salzman (09/14/11)
Robert Louis Salzman, 67, of Scott City died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. There is no service. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Waring (09/14/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Ruth B. Waring, 99, of Anna died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, after a lengthy illness. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cobden Cemetery, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements...
Nellie Dare (09/14/11)
Nellie Dare, 84, of Rosiclare, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Hardin County Hospital in Rosiclare. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Cox Funeral Home in Rosiclare. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes, Ill...
Keith Johnson (09/14/11)
Keith R. Johnson, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Life Care Center. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to service time Friday at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Betty Statler (09/14/11)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Addie Mae "Betty" Statler, 85, of Chaffee passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 8, 1926, in Thebes, Ill., daughter to Raymond Harold and Zella Mae Foster Moore. Addie and Jesse Statler were married June 30, 1962...
Ruth Liley (09/14/11)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruth Alora Liley, 95, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Lilbourn, Mo., to P.J. and Ethel Campbell Stearns. She married Floyd Liley, who preceded her in death in 2005...
Nell Clements (09/13/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Nell Clements, 90, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., formerly of Anna, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Emerald Health Care in Port St. Lucie. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Marc Glickstein (09/13/11)
Marc Douglas Glickstein, 54, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident. Private service will be at a later date. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements...
Missy Estes (09/13/11)
EVENING SHADE, Ark. -- Missy "Michelle" Crockett Estes, 67, of Evening Shade, formerly of Clinton, Ark., died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Batesville, Ark. She was born Dec. 11, 1943, in Corbin, Ky., daughter of James Thomas and Lillian Evelyn Smith Williams...
Frank ‘Bill' Needle Jr. (09/11/11)
Frank William "Bill" Needle Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 1, 1930, in Collinsville, Ill. His mother was Ruth Emily Hadfield Needle and his father was Frank William Needle of Collinsville. Bill graduated from Collinsville High School in 1948. He was class valedictorian. He earned a four-year scholarship to Washington University in St. Louis and majored in art...
Charles Steck (09/12/11)
Charles W. Steck, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at The Lutheran Home. He was born May 2, 1919, in Jackson to Charles F. and Clara Milde Steck. He and Bernice Willer were married July 14, 1955, at Jackson. She died on Dec. 31, 2006...
Marie Yocks (09/11/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie M. Yocks, 89, of Marble Hill, passed away on Sept. 10, 2011, at Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Marble Hill. She was born Sept. 4, 1922, at Puxico, Mo., daughter of J. H. "Tobe" and Lucy Jane Williams Crank. She and Ward Yocks were united in marriage in July 1955...
Delores Tackett (09/11/11)
Delores Eileen Tackett, 71, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born July 2, 1940, in Cape Girardeau County to Oral and Hazel McClard Johnson. She and Chalmer O. Tackett were married Nov. 2, 1957, at Cape Girardeau...
Jane Mowery (09/11/11)
Jane Mowery, 79, of Oak Ridge died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Tampa, Fla., to John and Emily Linley Darby. She and Virgil Mowery were married Nov. 23, 1949, at Illmo, Mo. Jane was a homemaker most of her life. She and Virgil would have celebrated 62 years of marriage this November...
Norman Cate Jr. (09/10/11)
Norman Harold Cate Jr., 56, of Scott City died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the family home. He was born Sept. 24, 1954, in Topeka, Kan., son of Norman Harold and Ruby Moss Cate Sr. He and Pamela Gloth were married Dec. 22, 1988. Norman was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force...
Steve Grah (09/10/11)
Steve Grah, 71, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 14, 1939, in Vidonci, Slovenia, to Stephen and Anna Kolman Grah. He and Bonnie Held were married Sept. 24, 1966, in Chicago...
Elma Hopkins (09/10/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Elma Hopkins, age 87, of Olive Branch, Ill., passed away at 6:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at the Daystar Care Center in Cairo. Elma was born July 19, 1924, at Bell City, Mo., daughter of the late Fred Gullett and Iva Mae (Summers) Gullett...
Wallace Bohnert (09/09/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Wallace I. "Wally" Bohnert, 90, of Perryville died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Independence Care Center. He was born Oct. 26, 1920, at Longtown, Mo., son of Joseph W. and Thresia Geringer Bohnert. He and Rosetta M. Kline were married May 4, 1948. She preceded him in death July 31, 2000...
Mike Hooper (09/10/11)
Mike Hooper, 60, of Scott City died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at his home. He was born June 15, 1951, in East St. Louis, Ill., to Thomas Jefferson and Mary Etta Holder Hooper. Mike was a self-employed car detailer. He is survived by his companion of 24 years, Clara Pender; a son, Jimmy (Scarlett) Yount of Jackson; a daughter, April (Curtis) Wallace of Scott City; a sister, Vickie (Marcus) Schaefer of Benton, Mo.; and eight grandchildren...
Steve Grah (09/09/11)
Steve Grah, 71, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Delores Tackett (09/09/11)
Delores E. Tackett, 71, of Jackson died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Melba Brugger (09/09/11)
Melba Lillian Brugger, 82, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 5, 1929, in Jackson, daughter of Albert and Lillian Huter Nagel. She and Paul Brugger were married June 28, 1953, in Jackson...
Helen Gosche (09/09/11)
Helen T. Gosche, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 15, 1925, in Perkins, Mo., to Emil and Christine Schott Kielhofner. She and Ralph Gosche were married May 28, 1949, at Oran, Mo. Helen and Ralph resided at their farm in Oran until 1981 when they moved to Cape Girardeau. She had worked at International Hat Factory in Oran and Thorngate in Chaffee, Mo. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality...
Helen Miller (09/09/11)
Helen Ann Miller, 57, of Scott City died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Louis Paul and Anna Mary Bucher Glastetter. She and Dennis Miller were married Nov. 9, 1985, in Benton, Mo. Helen was a laundry aide at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Patricia Zimmer (09/08/11)
Patricia Ann Kimpler Zimmer, 84, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. She was born Dec. 29, 1926, at Sandoval, Ill., daughter of the late Alice and Peter Kimp-ler. Patricia was married to Jerome B. Zimmer on Jan. 10, 1948. He preceded her in death in 2003...
Warren Rauh (09/08/11)
Warren Leo Rauh, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Risco, Mo., to Charles Henry and Mattie Portis Rauh. He and Barbara Holderman were married Aug. 4, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She died April 23, 2010. They both enjoyed fishing...
Melba Brugger (09/08/11)
Melba Lillian Brugger, 82, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church...
Donna Hale (09/08/11)
Donna Marie Hale, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1961, in Chicago. Roy and Helen Scaberdine Wead were her parents. She married Paul Martin in 1985. He preceded her in death. She married Verlan Hale in 1989...
Ruth Hunt (09/08/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth G. Hunt, 96, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Friday at Miller Family Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
Willie Heady (09/08/11)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Willie Mae Heady, 62, of Mounds died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with Garlin White officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Mount Vernon Memorial Estates in Lemont, Ill...
Virginia Winschel (09/08/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia M. Winschel, 84, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Independent Care Center of Perry County. She was born Dec. 4, 1926, in Perry County, daughter of Frank and Minnie Zoellner Pingel. She and Hubert A. Winschel were married Jan. 20, 1951...
Gordon Cook (09/08/11)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Gordon Cook, 84, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 29, 1926, in Mayfield, Mo., son of Marion Amon and Grace Mae Angle. He and Mary Stuehmeyer were married Sept. 13, 1947. Gordon worked for the Bollinger County Highway Department 18 years, taught three years at James School and owned Cook's Dozing Services. He was a member of Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church and attended the Community Church in Marble Hill...
Helen Miller (09/08/11)
Helen Ann Miller, 57, of Scott City died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Louis Paul and Anna Mary Bucher Glastetter. She and Dennis Miller were married Nov. 9, 1985, in Benton, Mo. Helen was a laundry aide at Saint Francis Medical Center...
Matthew Eakins (09/08/11)
Matthew Ray "Rottenpants" Eakins, 5, of Scott City died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Children's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 31, 2006, in Cape Girardeau, to Kevin Ray and Heather Dawn Compass Eakins. Matthew is survived by his parents; paternal grandparents, Alan and Donna Eakins of Jackson; maternal grandparents, Larry and Kim Compass of Scott City; paternal great-grandmother, Wilma Knowlton of Jackson; maternal great-grandparents, Alvina Compass of Scott City and Pete and Waneta Cooper of Cape Girardeau; two aunts, Brandi Compass and Jessica (Darren) Wehmeyer of Scott City; and an uncle, Mike Eakins of Nicholasville, Ky.. ...
Steven George (09/07/11)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Steven Shayle George, 59, of Altenburg passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at his home. He was born April 13, 1952, in Beatrice, Neb., son of the late William L. George and Margaret A. "Peggy" Kave Winkler of Jackson. He and Teresa F. Metcalf were married Feb. 27, 1987...
Warren Rauh (09/07/11)
Warren Leo Rauh, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery...
Matthew Willmirth (09/07/11)
SCOPUS, Mo. -- Matthew Willmirth, 24, of Scopus passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011. He was born June 13, 1987, son of Daniel Edward and Connie Lee Belew Willmirth. Matthew was a graphics design artist. Survivors include his parents, Daniel and Connie of Scopus; a brother, Zach Willmirth of Marble Hill, Mo.; a sister, Noelle Stacy Thrower of Winder, Ga.; maternal grandmother, Glenda Belew of Summersville, Mo.; maternal great-grandmother, Mary Stark of Summersville; two nephews; two nieces; several aunts and uncles.. ...
James Estes (09/07/11)
James Harley "Jamie" Estes, 81, originally of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at his home in Elburn, Ill. He was born July 21, 1930, in Missouri, to Harley S. Estes and Cleopatra J. White. Jamie grew up in Charleston. Mo., and attended Charleston High School and Southeast Missouri State University where he played football and forged friendships that would last his entire life...
Matthew Eakins (09/07/11)
Matthew Ray Eakins, 5, son of Kevin and Heather Eakins of Scott City, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at Children's Hospital in St. Louis. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Donna Hale (09/07/11)
Donna Marie Hale, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at her home. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating.
Lester Buff (09/07/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Lester Joseph Buff, 92, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Perryville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, with parish wake at 7:30 p.m., and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Young and Sons Funeral Home...
Billie Sheppard Jr. (09/07/11)
Billie T. Sheppard Jr., 58, of Jackson died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 7, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Billie True and Ruth Luella Langston Sheppard Sr. Billie served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War...
Carrie Blackwell (09/07/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Carrie Lorena Blackwell, 92, of Benton died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Benton. She was born Nov. 4, 1919, on Black Island in Pemiscot County, daughter of Lacy Jackson and Pearl Mae Morton Bush. She and Guy Martin Blackwell were married Dec. 24, 1939...
Mary Rhodes (09/07/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Ward Rhodes, 94, of Advance passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at Advance Nursing Center. She was born May 22, 1917, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Oscar Cleavland and Eliza Ellen Bess Ward. Mary was a schoolteacher 31 years. She was a member of Advance United Methodist Church, and a member and past matron of Order of Eastern Star. She was a trained hospice volunteer...
Randy Sneathen (09/07/11)
Randy Joseph Sneathen, 58, of Jackson died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Douglas "Doc" and Edna Emelia Ueleke Sneathen. Randy graduated from Jackson High School in 1971. He was a lifelong member of Zion United Methodist Church of Gordonville and a member of the American Historical Truck Society...
Jeffrey Kirkpatrick (09/06/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Jeffrey O'Neil Kirkpatrick, 47, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Benton, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, following a boating accident on his beloved Tennessee River. He was born Aug. 31, 1964, in Sikeston, Mo., the son of Richard and Faye Bryant Kirkpatrick...
Randy Sneathen (09/04/11)
Randy Sneathen, 58, of Fruitland died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Chad Pender (09/04/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Chad Lynn Pender, 26, of Benton died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at his home. He was born April 4, 1985 at Cape Girardeau to Jim L. and Rhonda L. Hargrove Pender. He graduated from Kelly High School in Benton in 2003. He was a touring drummer and musician based in Nashville, Tenn...
James Seyer (09/04/11)
James "Jim" Seyer, 75, of Dutchtown died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at home. He was born Nov. 14, 1935, in Chaffee, Mo., son of August and Minnie Menz Seyer. He entered the Army in 1956 and returned home and married Bertha Ann Glastetter on June 21, 1958...
William Statler (09/04/11)
PACE, Fla. -- William Randolph Statler, 73, of Pace, Fla., went to his final duty station Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. He was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Perry County, Mo., to Woodrow and Hazel Bollinger Statler. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1956 and joined the Navy that year. ...
Jimmie Little (09/04/11)
RANDLES, Mo. -- Jimmie D. Little, 70, of Randles, Mo., died Saturday Sept. 3, 2011 at the family home after a brief illness surrounded by those he loved. He was born June 15, 1941, at Sikeston, Mo., to John and Janey Moss Little. He married Barbara Moore on Feb. 25, 1961...
Bernard Hotop (09/03/11)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Bernard W. "Bernie" Hotop, 72, of Biehle died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1938, in Perry County, to Julius and Violet Snyder Hotop. He and Bonnie R. Moll were married May 8, 1965. Bernie was a retired carpenter, working for Fixture Construction. He was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church at Biehle, an officer of Amvets and a 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus...
Marlene Schanks (09/03/11)
LOWNDES, Mo. -- Marlene Helen Schanks, 68, of Lowndes passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at her home. She was born April 24, 1943, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Lonnie and Mildred Tucker Mayberry. Marlene was a registered nurse, and worked at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles, Mo., more than 38 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Greenville, Mo...
Charles Betts (09/03/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Charles F. Betts, 81, of Murray, Ky., formerly of Tamms and Sebring, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Hickory Woods Home. He was born March 12, 1930, in Tamms, to Lark and Mary Schillings Betts. Charles and Dorothy Davis were married Nov. 28, 1951. She preceded him in death June 25, 2006...
Charles Betts (09/02/11)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Charles Betts, 81, of Murray, Ky., formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.
Hazel Corbin (09/02/11)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Hazel L. Corbin, 92, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Richard Keeley officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery...
Shirley Blinn (09/02/11)
Shirley Ann Blinn, 83, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Herrin, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at her home. She was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Detroit to Delbert and Mabel Smith Dahmer. She and LeRoy J. Blinn Sr. were married Aug. 29, 1963, in Detroit. He died Nov. 25, 2008...
Gladys Brown (09/02/11)
Gladys M. Brown, 85, of Delta died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born May 14, 1926, at Allenville, to Ancil Ivan and Grace W. Smith Givens. She and Orval Otto "Slim" Brown were married Nov. 25, 1950. He died Dec. 1, 1973...
Mary Rhodes (09/01/11)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Mary Ward Rhodes, 94, of Advance died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at Advance Nursing Center. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Barlow (09/01/11)
ANNA, Ill. -- Charles "Corky" Barlow, 70, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at his home. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
Cordia Seabaugh (09/01/11)
Cordia Seabaugh, 94, of Fredericktown, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, in St. Louis. She was the wife of the late Glenn Seabaugh. Survivors include Glenda (Elvin) Rainwater of Troy, Ill., Wayne (Glenda) Seabaugh of Hot Springs, Ark., Jeretta (Dan) Beckman of St. Louis; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren...
Robert Breuer Sr. (09/01/11)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Robert L. Breuer Sr., 83, of Altenburg died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 20, 1928, in St. Louis, son of Robert Louis and Ruth O. Osborne Breuer. He and Virginia Harrison were married Feb. 14, 1948...
Galvon Heise (09/01/11)
Galvon M. Heise, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1934, in St. Louis, to William T. and Mabel Marion Heise. He and Joyce Schenimann were married July 24, 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills...
Ronald Duvall (09/01/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ronald Lee Duvall, 55, of St. Mary, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and served 16 years in the National Guard...
Lester Hahn (09/01/11)
Lester Louis Hahn, 90, of San Bernardino, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in San Bernardino. He was born March 28, 1921, at Leopold, Mo., to Charles and Carrie Hahn. He and Delpha Hunsacker were married in 1949 in Cape Girardeau. Hahn served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Malissa Mier (09/01/11)
Malissa "Missy" Mier, 51, of Scott City let go of her pain Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at home, with her husband by her side, after a courageous 15-year battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 29, 1959, daughter of Carl and Janice King. She and Chris Mier were married July 10, 1999...
Dolly Robbins (09/01/11)
Dolly Mae Robbins, 88, of Scott City died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 2, 1922, in Stockton, Mo., to Earl Melvin and Jessie Izetta Wing Bishop. Dolly was raised by foster parents Hugh and Bertha Conrad in Patton, Mo. She and James Lloyd Henson were married Nov. 7, 1941. She later married James Earl Robbins on July 28, 1978. He preceded her in death in 1980...