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Obituaries from February 2012

Roy Bollinger (02/29/12)
Roy A. Bollinger, 95, of Jackson passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where he had resided since 2010. He was born June 6, 1916, in Sedgewickville, Mo., son of Pearl C. and Emma Penny Bollinger. He married Maggie Alene Goehman on Feb. 10, 1940, and moved to Jackson where they made their home and raised their family. They had been married 52 years when she preceded him in death Feb. 18, 1992...
Sgt. Joshua Born (02/29/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — Sgt. Joshua A. Born, 25, of Niceville, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, while serving our country in Afghanistan. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Monsignor Philip Bucher (02/29/12)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. — Monsignor Philip Bucher, 76, of New Hamburg died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Benton, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Markel Jones (02/29/12)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Markel Devon Jones, 22 months, of Cairo died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at his home. He is the son of Mark Jones and Kimberly Carmel Mallory of Cairo. Visitation will be from noon to service time Friday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Ill...
Adolph Kupferer (02/29/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Adolph F. Kupferer, 91, of St. Louis was baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Bonnie L. Buescher Kupferer; loving father of Nan (Bob) Beussink, Mark Kupferer and Bill Kupferer; proud grandfather of Evelyn (Matt) Martin, Jeremy Beussink, David (Shannon) Kupferer and Tim Kupferer; dear great-grandfather of Kaitlyn and Madelyn...
Chuck Miller (02/29/12)
KELSO, Mo. -- Charles "Chuck" Miller, 75, of Kelso passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 4, 1937, son of Weldon and Nellie Glueck Miller. He and Peggy Daniels were married June 30, 1956, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso...
Tommy Thompson (02/29/12)
Charles E. "Tommy" Thompson, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sunnyvale, Calif., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Sept. 23, 1920, in Benton, Mo., to Samuel Benjamin and Mary Maglen Brown Thompson. He and Annette Dorothy Mule` were married March 29, 1949, in San Jose, Calif. She died in 1995...
Evelyn Welker (02/29/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Evelyn Emmalaur Welker, 98, of Marble Hill passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 15, 1913, in Greenfield, Tenn., daughter of Mellie and Bird Stout Shirrill. She and Ardith Welker were married Aug. 17, 1935. He passed away June 17, 1985...
Dorothy Williams (02/28/12)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Dorothy Lee Lambert Williams, 79, of Searcy, Ark., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born Feb. 13, 1933, in Sikeston, to the late Reno and Flora Mae Lambert...
Roy Bollinger (02/28/12)
Roy A. Bollinger, 96, of Jackson died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Leona Lintner (02/28/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leona W. Lintner, 94, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Independence Care Center of Perry County. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
David Kennedy (02/28/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- David Kennedy, 73, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Kim Capel officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery...
J.B. Malone (02/28/12)
J.B. Malone, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at his home. There is no service. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chuck Miller (02/28/12)
KELSO, Mo. — Charles L. "Chuck" Miller, 75, of Kelso died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Sgt. Joshua Born (02/28/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Sgt. Joshua A. Born, 25, of Niceville, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, while serving our country in Afghanistan. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home. To leave online condolences, visit www.crainsonline.com...
Gene Sample (02/28/12)
C.E. "Gene" Sample, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 12, 1926, in Sedgewickville, Mo., to William R. and Reva G. Niswonger Sample. He and Ruth M. Kasten were married Oct. 17, 1948, at Pocahontas...
Rylee Bollinger (02/28/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Rylee Sue Bollinger, 2, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 9, 2009, daughter of Kelly Bollinger and Jessica Shipley. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Kelly and Tiffany Bollinger of Chaffee, Mo.; mother, Jessica Shipley of Marble Hill; two brothers, Kelly Paul Jr. ...
Mary Latham (02/28/12)
FLORISSANT, Mo. -- Mary Lou Bollinger Latham, 75, of Florissant passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at the Trauma Center of Christian Northwest Hospital in Florissant. She was born Jan. 27, 1937, in the Hooe community, daughter of Bernie E. and Elsie Viola Crader Bollinger. Mary Lou attended Benton, Mo., public schools, graduating with the class of 1954. On Aug. 14, 1955, at Unity Baptist Church near Benton, she and Robert L. Latham were united in marriage...
J.B. Malone (02/27/12)
J.B. Malone, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Gene Sample (02/27/12)
C. E. "Gene" Sample, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at The Lutheran Home. He was born Feb. 12, 1926 in Sedgewickville, Mo., to William R. and Reva G. Niswonger Sample. He married Ruth M. Kasten on Oct. 17, 1948, in Pocahontas. Gene was a graduate of Patton High School. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy and in the invasion of southern France. He was in the Naval Reserve for five years...
Barbara Schaefer (02/27/12)
Barbara Helen Schaefer, 95, of Scott City died at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 31, 1916 in Ancell, Mo., the daughter of Andrew and Philomena Hamm Glueck. She married Zeno "Sam" Michael Schaefer on Nov. 23, 1939, in Kelso, Mo. He preceded her in death March 24, 1962...
Elizabeth Baker (02/26/12)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Elizabeth Marie Baker, age 89, died at 12:10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Jan. 1, 1923, in New Madrid County near East Prairie to the late Clarence A. and Lena Marten Baker, she was a 1941 graduate of East Prairie High School. ...
Gene Sample (02/26/12)
C. E. "Gene" Sample, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors...
David Kennedy (02/26/12)
ANNA, Ill. — David Kennedy, 73, of Anna, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Jonesboro Rehab and Care. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home of Anna-Jonesboro.
Barbara Schaefer (02/26/12)
Barbara Helen Schaefer, 95, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Tommy Thompson (02/26/12)
Charles "Tommy" Elbert Thompson, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Benton, Mo., with parish prayers at 6:30 p.m., followed by a rosary...
Willard Kranawetter (02/26/12)
FRIEDHEIM, Mo. -- Willard Ralph Kranawetter, 70, of Friedheim passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 27, 1941, in Pocahontas, son of Rudolph Reinhold and Marjorie L. Baker Kranawetter. He and Vivian Kieninger were married May 30, 1964, in Lemay, Mo. She survives...
Ruby Brown (02/26/12)
Ruby Mae Brown, 89, of Jackson passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 1, 1922, in Arbor, Mo., to James W. and Elizabeth Coomer Slinkard. She and James Arnold "Mutt" Brown were married Feb. 2, 1941, in Chaffee, Mo. He passed away July 9, 1996...
Frances Fuhrmann (02/26/12)
Frances K. Fuhrmann, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Lutheran Home Assisted Living West. She was born July 23, 1923, in Charleston, Mo., to Ruben and Estelle M. Smith Kilgore. Frances graduated from Charleston High School and attended Cape Business College...
J.D. Johnson (02/26/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- J.D. Johnson, 87, of Olive Branch died at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was born May 3, 1924, in East Prairie, Mo., the son of Hardy and Myrtle Hall Johnson. He married Pauline Bennett on Dec. 10, 1943. She preceded him in death Nov. 16, 2000...
Jim Dodson (02/26/12)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- James Frederick "Jim" Dodson, 73, of Bardwell, formerly of Scott City, passed away at 10:55 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Jim was born July 29, 1938, at Tamms, Ill., the son of the late Earl and Flossie Hurston Dodson...
Olivia Ostendorf (02/26/12)
Olivia Mary Ostendorf, 100, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born May 17, 1911, in Kelso, Mo., to Solomon and Sophia Blattel Heisserer. She and Albert John Ostendorf were married Saturday, July 3, 1943, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her Dec. 22, 1998...
Connie Lang (02/26/12)
Connie Sue Lang, 50, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, in Cape Girardeau, as the result of a fatal accident. She is survived by two children, Brittany Nicole Lang of Phoenix, David Jonathan Kertz and son Gavin Kertz of Phoenix; maternal grandparents, Edna and Tom Coffman of Minnith, Mo.; and former husband, Rick Lang of Cape Girardeau...
Brenda Douglas (02/26/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Brenda J. Douglas, 66, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Young and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
J.D. Johnson (02/24/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. — J.D. Johnson, 87, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Marion VA Medical Center in Marion, Ill. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Jackie Wahrhausen (02/24/12)
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Ordelia "Jackie" Sanders Wahrhausen, 84, of Hannibal went to be with Jesus Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Hannibal Regional Hospital. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home and Chapel in Hannibal, with the Rev. Bob Bixler officiating. Burial will be in Grand View Burial Park...
Jerry Thomason Sr. (02/24/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jerry Thomason Sr., 80, of Chaffee passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at the family home. He was born June 2, 1931, in St. Louis, to Nuble Jefferson and Fern Adelia Parker Thomason. He and Lola F. Miller were married March 13, 1956...
Julia Payne (02/24/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Julia Louise Payne, 78, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at the home of a daughter. She was born Oct. 7, 1933, at Chaffee, to the late Wesley and Julia Ester Alsobrook Speck. She and Bob Payne were married May 4, 1956...
Stephen Sides (02/24/12)
Stephen Wayne "Chub" Sides, 62, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 12, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles "Jr." and Eva Louise Stanley Sides. Steve worked on the former Allen McDowell Dairy Farm of Jackson, and transported cars for Brugger McDowell in Jackson and Stevedores SEMO Port-transport in Cape Girardeau. He was of the Baptist belief...
Delois Niswonger (02/24/12)
Delois Niswonger, 76, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born June 3, 1935, in Blodgett, Mo., to Eugene W. and Mildred M. Angle Emmons. She and Joe Niswonger were married Dec. 1, 1962, in Perryville, Mo. They lived in St. Louis for 33 years and returned to Cape Girardeau in 1996...
Harrol Hudson (02/24/12)
LESTERVILLE, Mo. -- Harrol J. Hudson, 84, of Lesterville died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Mo. He was born Aug. 7, 1927, at Silver Lake, Mo., son of Percy J. and Gertrude Schindler Hudson. He and Anna May Guth were married Sept. 28, 1948. He and Lorena May Niswonger were married Jan. 14, 1956...
Marie Farris (02/24/12)
STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- Marie S. Farris, 81, of Ste. Genevieve died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Riverview at the Park in Ste. Genevieve. She was born June 11, 1930, in Ste. Genevieve. Marie was a member of American Legion Auxiliary 150 and VFW Auxiliary 2210...
Paula Gaddie (02/23/12)
Mary "Paula" Donahue Gaddie, 58, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the home of a sister. She was born Feb. 11, 1954, in Bardstown, Ky., daughter of Thomas J. and Henri Juanita Metcalf Donahue. Mary was a graduate of Iroquois High School in Louisville, Ky. She worked at the former Bulley's Bar and Grille and the former Downspout in Jackson...
Laurie Holman (02/23/12)
Laurie Ellen Holman, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at her home. She was born June 21, 1956, in Detroit, to R.L. and Philomena Bowen Holman. Laurie was a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include two daughters, Heather Holman-Rollet of Garden City, Mich., and Carrie (Dennis) Austin of Lapeer, Mich.; two brothers, Jon Holman of Cape Girardeau and Robert Holman of Elk City, Okla.; three sisters, Mary C. ...
Doris Long (02/23/12)
BENTON, Mo. -- Doris Ann Long, 67, of Benton died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 29, 1944, in Danville, Ill., to Robert and Nellie Kennedy Gore. She and Arvel Omer Long were married Jan. 4, 1972, in West Lebanon, Ind. He preceded her in death Dec. 7, 2006...
Delois Niswonger (02/23/12)
Delois J. "D" Niswonger, 76, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jeremy Clayton and Ron Knapp officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Andrew Phoenix (02/23/12)
Andrew Phoenix, 46, of Scott City, formerly of Ava, Ill., passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1965, in Murphysboro, Ill., son of Edward Wayne and Patricia Ann Reiman Phoenix. He and Michelle Renee Hony were married in December 1992...
Marie Walker (02/23/12)
Marie Ellen Walker, 89, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson, after a short stay. She was born April 28, 1922, in Gordonville, to Emil Christian and Ida Marie Deneke Overbeck. She and Marshall A. Walker were married June 30, 1951. He died Aug. 24, 2006...
Doris Long (02/22/12)
BENTON, Mo. — Doris Ann Long, 67, of Benton died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Garry Greenhill (02/22/12)
Garry James Greenhill, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his home. He was born April 12, 1961, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, to Robert and Margaret Robertson Guthrie Greenhill. He and Amanda Swafford were married Aug. 25, 2004, in Cape Girardeau...
Michael Campbell (02/22/12)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Michael Lynn Campbell, 43, of South Roxana, Ill., passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 19, 1968, in Alton, Ill., son of Willard and Willa Kennis Campbell. Michael had worked as a truck driver...
Jean Trueblood (02/22/12)
Jean McLeod Trueblood, 94, of Kirkwood, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Clayton, Mo. She was born Oct. 10, 1917, in Lebanon, Ind., to Leroy and Irene McLeod. Following graduation from Occidental College in 1939, she moved to Honolulu and was there at the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. After returning to the mainland, she married Dr. Alva Cooper Trueblood Jr. on Sept. 1, 1942...
Evelyn Brunkhorst (02/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Evelyn J. "Ace" Brunkhorst, 49, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 1, 1962, in Perryville, daughter of Raymond and Mary Taylor Keith. She and Albert Brunkhorst were married Jan. 11, 1980...
Yvonne Dopp (02/21/12)
ELDON, Mo. -- Yvonne Dopp, 76, of Eldon passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 5, 1935, in Fornfelt, daughter of George Weaver and Bessie Noland Weaver Arnold. She and J.F. Dopp were married Sept. 13, 1953, in Fornfelt...
Caleb Kinder (02/21/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Caleb Trevor Kinder, 29, of Dexter died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in St. James, Mo. He was born May 6, 1982, in Warrensburg, Mo., to Kenneth Wayne and Karen Kay Reinbott Kinder. He and Kelly LeAnn Stitz were married Feb. 6, 2012, in Bloomfield, Mo...
Melinda McLeod (02/21/12)
Melinda Caroline McLeod, 68, of Burfordville passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1943, in Memphis, Tenn., to Harold L. and Helen O'Neil Pierce Hinchey. She was united in marriage to James McLeod on Feb. 27, 1971, in Caruthersville, Mo...
Mary Torbet (02/21/12)
Mary J. Torbet, 87, of Jackson, formerly of Marble Hill, Mo., passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at her home. She was born May 5, 1924, in Peru, Iowa, daughter of Vera Hoover. She and Kenneth Torbet were married Oct. 13, 1942, in Grant City, Mo. Mary graduated from Peru High School a few weeks after her 15th birthday. ...
Ruth Coffelt (02/21/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ruth Ann Coffelt, 87, of Perryville died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Perryville, with Royce Yount leading the service...
Teddy Hornback (02/21/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Teddy Joe Hornback, 79, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Mounds, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at Hospice Family Care Foundation in Gilbert, Ariz. A memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Longmore Road Baptist Church in Mesa. Burial will be Monday in National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix...
Louis Lix (02/20/12)
YOUNT, Mo. -- Louis Lix Jr., 82, of Yount passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was born Oct. 11, 1929, to Louis W. and Marie (Statler) Lix in St. Louis. Junior was a member of Mount Zion Immanuel Lutheran Church at Yount until it closed, where he served various committees and was an usher. He later became a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, Mo...
Lillian Sander (02/20/12)
Lillian E. Sander, 82, of Millersville passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 2, 1929, at Stroder Branch, north of Burfordville, daughter of Lewis and Laura Meyer Abbott. She married Joe Dayton Sander on Feb. 19, 1945, in Corning, Ark. He passed away Aug. 30, 2000...
Dorothy Wagner (02/20/12)
Dorothy H. Wagner, 83, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 26, 1928, in Lixville, Mo., daughter of Charles and Hilda Pickle Pohlmann. She married Nelson "Butch" Meyer on July 21, 1950. He passed away April 3, 1980. She and Kenneth Wagner were married Sept. 29, 1990. He passed away Nov. 10, 2008...
Dorothy Gibbs (02/19/12)
Dorothy Louise Gibbs, 90, of Scott City passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at her home.
Georgia Foster (02/19/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Georgia A. Foster, 69, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Independence Care Center. She was born Dec. 7, 1942, at Belgique, Mo., to Charles B. and Irma M. Dippold DePauw. She and Stephen D. Foster were married June 22, 1962, in Jackson...
Donald Kelpe (02/19/12)
Donald Fredrick Henry "Don" Kelpe, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home.
Raymond Sticht (02/19/12)
Raymond Sticht, 78, of Whitewater died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson.
Caleb Kinder (02/19/12)
Caleb T. Kinder, 29, of Dexter, Mo., formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in St. James, Mo. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
John Belcher (02/19/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- John Belcher, 69, of Anna died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home.
Lillian Sander (02/19/12)
Lillian Sander, 82, of Millersville died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Eugene Schmid (02/19/12)
Eugene Frederick Schmid of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center at the age of 96. He was born June 16, 1915, in Edwardsville, Ill., to John Frederick and Lena Margaret Steehlinger Schmid. Eugene and Selma Isabelle Fagg were married July 25, 1937, in Edwardsville. She died Sept. 8, 1994, in Cape Girardeau...
Charles King (02/19/12)
Charles James King, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Church of the Heartland in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Dr. Mike Brown (02/19/12)
Dr. Mike J. Brown, 72, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1940, in Memphis, Tenn., son of Mike Jones and Lucy Byrd Brown. In 1975, he and Dianne Caldwell were married; she survives him, along with their daughter, Samantha (Scott) Rhodes of Cape Girardeau. ...
Dr. Mike Brown (02/17/12)
Dr. Mike J. Brown, 72, of Englewood, Fla., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with Paul Short officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park with full military honors to be conducted...
Dorothy Gibbs (02/17/12)
Dorothy Gibbs, 90 of Scott City died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at her son's home in Scott City. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel.
Donald Kelpe (02/17/12)
Donald Fredrick Henry "Don" Kelpe, 76, of Cape Girardeau went home to be with his heavenly father Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 28, 1936, on the family farm in Cape Girardeau County, to Arthur L. and Helen Louise Bertling Kelpe. He was baptized and confirmed at Old Hanover Lutheran Church. He attended Old Hanover School and graduated from College High School...
Paulette Jackson (02/17/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Paulette Jackson, 64, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hurricane Fork General Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jerry Sanders and Jimmie Fulbright officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Ella Pry (02/17/12)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Ella Jane Abernathy Pry, 99, of Bloomfield died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home. She was born Nov. 30, 1912, in the Ardeola community in Stoddard County, daughter of Jerome and Lizzie Summers Abernathy. She and Prentice Pry were married May 16, 1931, at Dexter, Mo. He preceded her in death March 18, 1995...
Edward Flowers (02/17/12)
Edward E. Flowers, 82, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Landmark Hospital. He was born March 29, 1929, in Center Ridge, Ark., son of Arlie and Lona Bartlett Flowers. He and Nora Ann Robinson were married July 15, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo...
Thomas Brinkley (02/17/12)
Thomas Jefferson Brinkley, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born Wednesday, Feb. 29, 1928, in Advance, Mo., to the late Ora and Helen Parrish Brinkley. Thomas was a corporal in the U.S. Air Force...
Ruth Verseman (02/17/12)
FARRAR, Mo. -- Ruth L. Verseman, 91, of Farrar died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born March 18, 1920, in Farrar, daughter of Henry C. and Ernestine Koenig Kassel. She and Edwin J. Verseman were married May 24, 1942. He preceded her in death Aug. 12, 1998...
Irene Burger (02/17/12)
Irene Burger, 96, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 4, 1916, in Hot Springs, Ark., to Sam B. and Mary Lou Wallis Adams. She married Fred Charles Burger June 27, 1949, in Hot Springs. He preceded her in death Feb. 15, 2000...
Marilyn Pritchett (02/17/12)
Marilyn Gail Miller Pritchett, 50, of Collierville, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. She is the daughter of Roger and Lou Christian Miller. Survivors include a daughter, Danielle; parents, Roger and Lou Miller; a sister, Melanie Miller; a niece, Hannah Miller, all of Collierville; and other adored family members and friends...
Benjamin Steffens (02/17/12)
Benjamin K. Steffens, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1974, in Perryville, Mo., to Dale and Sally Lipe Steffens. Benjamin was baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo., Nov. 10, 1974, and confirmed at Good Shepard in Carbondale, Ill...
Herman Arnzen (02/17/12)
Herman Arnzen, 74, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Marble Hill, Mo., to Ernest and Elizabeth Elfrink Arnzen. He was a 1955 graduate of Leopold High School. Herman and Betty Beussink were married May 3, 1958, at St. John's Catholic Church in Leopold, Mo. They became members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson in 1958...
Herman Arnzen (02/16/12)
Herman Arnzen, 74, of Jackson died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Roberta Brown (02/16/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Roberta Brown, 84, of Mounds died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at First United Methodist Church in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Revs. Jerry Herring and Mike Shearer officiating. Burial will be in American Legion Cemetery in Dongola, Ill...
Benjamin Bufkin Jr. (02/16/12)
MOUND CITY, Ill. -- Benjamin Bufkin Jr., 58, of Mound City died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at his home. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at First Missionary Baptist Church. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Luther Butler Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Mound City National Cemetery...
Donald Kelpe (02/16/12)
Donald F. Kelpe, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Imogene Ridings (02/16/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Imogene Ridings, 81, of Marble Hill died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Woodland Hills. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ed Stoner officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill...
Mary Derr (02/16/12)
COAL CITY, Ill. -- Mary Claire Maguire Derr, 65, of Coal City passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. She was born July 5, 1946, in Kankakee, Ill., daughter of Ellsworth "Pat" and Margaret Breen Maguire. She and Paul William Derr were married March 8, 1965, in Eureka, Ill...
Russell Hill (02/16/12)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Russell Dale Hill, 68, of McClure died of natural causes Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at his home. He was born May 21, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, to Russell Miles and Marjorie Ellen Westerwelle Hill. Russell served in the U.S. Air Force four years, including a tour in Vietnam...
Audrey McIntire (02/16/12)
Audrey Lorene McIntire, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the home of a daughter in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 28, 1922, near Leora, Mo., in Stoddard County, daughter of James C. and Mary Lee Ona Hill Grim. She and Curtis Edwin McIntire were married June 27, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away June 6, 2004...
William Borneman Jr. (02/15/12)
William Monroe "Bill" Borneman Jr., 65, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Delta, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. He was born Oct. 18, 1946, at Delta, to the late William M. and Novella Slinkard Borneman Sr. He and Emma Hefner were married June 19, 1964. They had a daughter and three sons. He and Theresa "Terry" Harris of Cape Girardeau were married June 2, 1984...
Daniel Glastetter (02/15/12)
Daniel Joseph Glastetter, 63, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 21, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, to Zeno Martin and Lenora Isabell Warren Glastetter. Mr. Glastetter was a graduate of Central High School. He had worked at Lee-Rowan in Jackson. He was of the Catholic belief...
Earline Leible (02/15/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Earline M. Leible, 78, of Perryville died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Perry Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 26, 1933, in Crosstown, Mo., daughter of Harry and Clara Lintner Vinson. She and Aloysius F. "Lucius" Leible were married Oct. 22, 1955. He preceded her in death Oct. 21, 2005...
Joe McDowell (02/15/12)
Joe L. McDowell, 75, of Fruitland, a prominent farmer and cattleman, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 1, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, to Roy and Roberta Stevenson McDowell. He and Erma McLain were married April 6, 1958, at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson...
Linda Mack (02/15/12)
Linda Mack, 64, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1947, to Max and June Wendt Hempel. She married George Mack. Mrs. Mack was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Judy Davis. Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Tami Piedra of Cliffwood Beach, N.J., Lisa Cianfrone of Bayonne, N.J., Keri Price of Jackson and Amanda Kohout of Forked River, N.J.; a son, Brian Mack of Forked River; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Gail Severino; and a brother, Walter Hempel.. ...
Dr. Martine Tirmenstein (02/15/12)
DALLAS -- Dr. Martine Goodin Tirmenstein, 83, went home to his savior and to join his sweetheart Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, just in time for Valentine's Day. "Martin" was born Dec. 30, 1928, to Martine and Helen Tirmenstein in Benton, Mo. He met the love of his life, Peggy Jane Lott, in Memphis, Tenn., and after six years of courtship told her, "There are three things in life I want: you, a gun and to become a doctor." He got all three. ...
Edna Trapp (02/15/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edna J. Trapp, 96, formerly of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Mary Queen and Mother Center in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 6, 1915, in Perry County, daughter of Leo and Julia Meyer Unterreiner. She married Ignatius "Iggy" Trapp. He preceded her in death...
Edith Swartz (02/15/12)
CAIRO, Ill. — Edith Eleanor Ritchie Swartz, 88, of Cairo died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Daystar Care Center. As per her wishes, her body will be donated to science. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Tuck (02/15/12)
Barbara Tuck, 97, of Savannah, Tenn., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Savannah Health Care. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today at Lorimier Cemetery, with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Clifford Sadler (02/14/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clifford J. "Dick" Sadler, 87, of Anna died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mike Miller officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery, with military honors conducted by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 of Anna and the Funeral Honors Team of Marion, Ill...
Joe McDowell (02/14/12)
Joe L. McDowell, 75, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. to time of service Friday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson...
Susan Dain (02/14/12)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Susan M. "Sue" LeSar Dain, 88, of Olive Branch died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dennis Brown and the Rev. Verlee Eaker officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
J.W. Biri (02/14/12)
Joe William "J.W." Biri, 68, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at his home. He was born April 12, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph and Lola McLard Biri. He and Patsey M. Musgrave were married Feb. 19, 1966, in Jackson. Joe graduated from Jackson High School in 1962 and served six years in the Missouri National Guard. ...
Larry Wooldridge (02/14/12)
GODFREY, Ill. -- Larry Wooldridge, 69, of Godfrey died in his winter home in California on Feb. 8, 2012. From 1993 until his retirement, he managed the Owens-Illinois plant in Godfrey; however, his career included working on the space program with NASA Jet Propulsion Labs, plant manager of General Dynamics and vice president of Air Craft Gear Corps of Chicago...
Ellen Greene (02/14/12)
Ellen Ruth (Noel) Greene, of San Ramon, Calif., died the evening of Feb. 6, 2012. She was born March 1, 1936, in Jackson. Ellen was raised on the family farm near Gravel Hill, Mo., the second oldest of six children of Arthur and Frances Noel. Ellen graduated valedictorian of her Lutesville, Mo., High School class in 1954. She earned a bachelor of science degree from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. Ellen taught commercial subjects at Fisk-Rombauer High School in Fisk, Mo...
William Estes (02/14/12)
William "Bill" Estes, 74, of Gordonville, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the family home. He was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Delta, to the late Thomas Carl and Tessie Pauline Copman Estes. He married Emma Duba on May 29, 1959...
Leona Ellis (02/14/12)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Leona Ellis, 72, of Sedgewickville passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at her home. She was born April 21, 1939, in Millersville, daughter of Tony Otto and Alma Lou Fulbright Ates. When Leona was 2 her father passed away and her mother married Albert Kistner, who raised her as his own. She and Jerry Ellis were married May 17, 1957...
Cathy Klasner (02/13/12)
ANNA, Ill. -- Cathy "Dabbs" Klasner, 50, of Anna died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Union County Hospital. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens...
Joe Biri (02/13/12)
Joe "J.W." Biri, 68, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Bernice Danz (02/13/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bernice A. Danz, 93, of Perryville died Feb. 11, 2012, at Independence Care Center. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Miller Family Funeral Home, continuing Tuesday from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Funeral Mass at will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery...
Sandra Ehlers (02/13/12)
BIEHLE, Mo. -- Sandra K. Ehlers, 59, of Biehle died Feb. 11, 2012, at her home. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, Mo. with Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Marcus Griggs Sr. (02/12/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Marcus Edward Griggs Sr., 65, of Chaffee passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Crista McDaniel (02/12/12)
Crista Marie McDaniel, 11 weeks old, daughter of Linda Crites and Stephen McDaniel of Jackson, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Marie Hampton (02/12/12)
Myrtle Marie Hampton, 90, of Jackson joined the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.
Tabatha Berg (02/12/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Tabatha N. Bishop Berg, 32, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. A memorial service was held Saturday at Miller Family Funeral Home. Burial is private.
Denny Ourth (02/12/12)
Herbert "Denny" Ourth, 66, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, to Leo Lawrence and Helen Louise Diebold Ourth. Herbert attended Notre Dame High School and graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1964...
Harold Burlison (02/12/12)
PERKINS, Mo. -- Harold "Hoover" Burlison, 82, of Perkins was born March 14, 1929, at Swinton, Mo., the son of Arthur and Bertha Lee Burlison, and passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Advance Nursing Home in Advance, Mo. Hoover retired from Worley Implement Co. in Advance where he sold John Deere equipment. He also had worked at Weithop Truck Sales in Cape Girardeau. He was a founder and former member of the Perkins Fire Department...
Judith Hafele (02/12/12)
Judith Ann Hafele, 62, of Jackson died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at her home. She was born April 4, 1949, at Cape Girardeau, to Melvin and Evelyn Morton Masterson. She and Collin Hafele were married July 13, 1969. She was a graduate of College High School in Cape Girardeau...
Charles Parnell (02/12/12)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Charles L. Parnell, 78, of Perryville died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born July 6, 1933, in Steele, Mo., son of Claude C. and Ida B. Webb Parnell. He first married Carol Jean Carlock on Jan. 3, 1957. She preceded him in death Oct. 6, 1986. He then married Mary Vivian Lucier on June 4, 1988. She survives in Perryville...
Marjorie Ryan (02/12/12)
ULLIN, Ill. -- Marjorie Grace Kerley Ryan, 82 years of age, a resident of Ullin, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at her residence, Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis, Ill. She was born Feb. 10, 1930, in McClure, Ill. She married William A. Ryan on July 28, 1945. He preceded her in death Dec. 8, 1995...
Judith Wiseman (02/12/12)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Judith Ann Wiseman, 72, of Dexter, was born Nov. 1, 1939, in Ancell, the daughter of Paul R. and Helen Blattel Kiehne. She departed earthly life Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau following complications from surgery...
Ruth Francis (02/12/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Ruth Robins Francis, 92, of Advance, was born Aug. 9, 1919, at Millersville, the daughter of Charlie and Cora Turner Robins, and passed away Feb. 10, 2012, at Fresenius Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of the First General Baptist Church of Advance...
Leona Ellis (02/12/12)
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Leona Ellis, 72, of Sedgewickville passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at her residence. She was born April 21, 1939, at Millersville, daughter of Tony Otto and Alma Lou Fulbright Ates. When Leona was 2 years old, her father passed away and her mother was remarried to Albert Kistner, who raised her as his own...
Tony Nanney (02/12/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Tony Lee Nanney, 63, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1949, at Cape Girardeau, son of John Chester and Iris Geraldine Eastwood Nanney. He and Bernie Seiler were married Sept. 30, 1967...
Evelyn Wille (02/12/12)
Evelyn Rose Wille, 91, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 12, 1920, in St. Louis, to John M. and Bertha Chilton Green. She and Adolph Wille were married Aug. 29, 1947, at St. Charles, Mo...
Henry Pekarek (02/12/12)
Henry J. "Hank" Pekarek Jr., 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 21, 1929, at Cleveland, to Eleanor Bull and Henry John Pekarek Sr. He and Doris "Dottie" Hamm Pobst were married May 21, 1986, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Cape Girardeau...
Bud Crites (02/10/12)
Forrest Benton "Bud" Crites, 83, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at his home in Roseville, Calif. He was born May 18, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis and Anna Crites. He was an accomplished basketball star while playing for the former College High Preps; Bud's team made it to the state semifinals in his senior year 1946, and he was named All-State...
Jesse Reed (02/10/12)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Jesse Lee Reed, 62, of Mounds died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from noon until service time Monday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Marie Hampton (02/10/12)
M. Marie Hampton, 90, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Henry Pekarek Jr. (02/10/12)
Henry J. "Hank" Pekarek Jr., 82, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to service time Feb. 16 at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 16 at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery...
Wilma Barton (02/10/12)
Marble Hill, Mo. -- Wilma Lee Barton, 59, of Robertsville, Mo., formerly of Marble Hill, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, in Robertsville. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. David McCutchen officiating...
Myrnita Grantham (02/10/12)
Myrnita B. Grantham, 73, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Marks, Miss., to the late Burnice and Martha Juanita Perkins Buckner. She married Charles Scott Grantham Jr. on Jan. 20, 1957. He preceded her in death Feb. 11, 1998...
Edith Ervin (02/10/12)
Edith P. Ervin, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Crosno, Mo., to Duard Lee and Lucy Roberts Pruitt. She and Wilton W. Ervin were married June 13, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death March 6, 1995...
Estes Davis Sr. (02/10/12)
Estes Kefauver Davis Sr., 57, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, after an extended bout with lung cancer. He was born June 5, 1954, in St. Louis, to John Wesley and Bertha Fitzgerald Davis. Estes liked Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He loved to fish and garden, and loved spending time with his family and grandchildren...
Myrnita Grantham (02/09/12)
Myrnita B. Grantham, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Heuer (02/09/12)
Donald C. Heuer, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 23, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, to John C. and Iska Arsta Heuer. He and Violet Jean Ann Lampe were married Dec. 30, 1950, and were together almost 61 years when she passed away Nov. 18, 2011...
Carmel Kirkpatrick (02/09/12)
PATTON, Mo. -- Carmel N. Kirkpatrick, 80, of Patton passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson. She was born Aug. 15, 1931, in Patton, to Orville and Letta Pulliam Kirkpatrick. Carmel had been a resident of Jackson Manor 19 years. She enjoyed participating in the various activities there and always looked forward to visits from family and friends...
Malita Stubblefield (02/09/12)
Malita Alvarene Stubblefield, 103, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1908, in Marion, Ill., to John S. and Rosa Lee Cockrum Provart. She and Robert Paul Stubblefield were married Dec. 23, 1941, in Goldsboro, N.C. He preceded her in death July 11, 1992...
Vernedia Blattel (02/09/12)
Vernedia Alvina Blattel, 93, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 14, 1918, at Kelso, Mo., to Franklin Riley and Anna Pauline Leible Raines. She married Paul Herbert "Butch" Blattel on Jan. 18, 1944, in Kelso. He preceded her in death March 25, 2004...
Oralea Mathis (02/09/12)
Oralea P. Mathis, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1935, in Zalma, Mo., to William McKinley and Ora Jane Moore Prater. She and Billie Gene Mathis were married Sept. 4, 1954, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died March 30, 1999...
Kenneth Brant (02/08/12)
Kenneth Ray Brant, 54, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at his home. He was born Nov. 3, 1957, in Cape Girardeau to George Virgil "Smokey" and Ruby Joyce Kinder Brant. He and Vicki Ann Brawley were married June 4, 1977, in Cape Girardeau. Kenny was a self-employed equipment operator. He was a member of Local 513 Operators Union in Cape Girardeau and of Father's Arms Fellowship Church in Scott City...
Vernedia Blattel (02/08/12)
Vernedia Alvina Blattel, 92, of Scott City died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Ramona Estep (02/08/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ramona K. Estep, 59, of Chaffee died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Benchmark Health Care of Greenville, Mo. Mrs. Estep was born July 8, 1952, in St. Louis. She was a former secretary for the St. Louis school system. She was a member of Chaffee General Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker and taking care of her family, especially her grandchildren...
Oralea Mathis (02/08/12)
Oralea P. Mathis, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1935, in Zalma, Mo., to William McKinley and Ora Jane Moore Prater. She and Billie Gene Mathis were married Sept. 4, 1954, at Marble Hill, Mo. He died March 30, 1999...
Johnny Wyatt (02/07/12)
Johnny Ray Wyatt, 56, of Scott City died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1956, in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Alvie D. and Maggie Ruth Tillman Wyatt. Wyatt had worked as a supervisor at Blair Industries and later as a self-employed mechanic and trader. He was of the Catholic belief...
Kenneth Brant (02/07/12)
Kenneth Ray Brant, 54, of Scott City died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at his home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Donald Heuer (02/07/12)
Donald C. Heuer, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating...
Bettie Klob (02/07/12)
Bettie L. Klob, 83, of Jackson died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Inurnment will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield at a later date. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Anton Winkler (02/07/12)
Anton J. "Tony" Winkler, 94, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 19, 1917, in Uniontown, Mo., son of Hugo and Anna M. Meyer Winkler. He and Kathryn Koehler were married Jan. 10, 1942. She passed away Oct. 26, 1980. He and Margaret Kave George were married Jan. 12, 1990...
J.W. Denning (02/07/12)
J.W. Denning, 88, of Fenton, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Delmar Gardens in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 11, 1923, in East Prairie, Mo., to James Orbe and Hattie McClanahan Denning. He and Lennie Morgan were married Aug. 16, 1943, at Charleston, Mo...
Anita Greer (02/07/12)
Anita R. Greer, 95, of Joliet, Ill., died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Sunny Hill Nursing Home. She was born in Oran, Mo. Greer had been a Joliet resident since 1955. She was a former owner/operator of Anita's Dry Cleaning in St. Louis and formerly was a riverboat cook. Prior to retirement she was a nanny for Mr. and Mrs. Sam Andreano...
Paul Spears (02/07/12)
Paul D. Spears, 79, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at home, holding the hand of his love of 57 years. He was born June 4, 1932, in Bell City, Mo., to Irvin L. and Ida Mae Brown Spears. He and Shelby June Mann were married Dec. 24, 1954, at Bell City...
Martha Kaufman (02/06/12)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Martha Jordan Kaufman, 91, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of East Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. She was born April 24, 1920, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Eugene and Eulah Greer Jordan...
Betty Bierbaum (02/06/12)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Betty Bierbaum, 79, of Olmsted died at 12:52 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Betty was born April 8, 1931, in Wolf Lake, Ill., to Claude and Velma Kinney Edwards. She married Walter Bierbaum on Nov. 13, 1957...
Bob Gribler (02/06/12)
Herman F. "Bob" Gribler, former Cape Girardeau County Sheriff, 69, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1942, in McGee, Mo., son of William and Dolly McKnight Gribler. He married Genevieve Welker Niswonger on April 15, 1988, in Jackson...
Martha Kaufman (02/05/12)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. -- Martha Jordan Kaufman, 91, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of East Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
Lotta Robins (02/05/12)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Lotta Mae Robins, 82, of Advance passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Bob Gribler (02/05/12)
Former Cape Girardeau County sheriff Herman F. "Bob" Gribler, 69, of Jackson died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his home.
Willa Stanford (02/05/12)
Willa Rhea Robb Stanford, 79, of Acton, Mass., formerly of Cape Girardeau, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, after a brief illness and suffering heart failure. Survivors include two sons, Dan Stanford of Acton, Price A. Stanford of Nicholasville, Ky.; a daughter, Denise Stanford Faith of Clinton, Miss.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Terry Robb of Carbondale, Ill.; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends...
Donald Frymire (02/05/12)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Donald B. Frymire, 87, of Marble Hill passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Woodland Hills in Marble Hill.
Faye Heath (02/05/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Faye Heath, 80, of Chaffee passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at the home of a son in Cape Girardeau, due to an illness.
Virginia Loucks (02/05/12)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Virginia "Jenny" Loucks, 82, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Brownwood, Mo., to the late William and Mildred Speer Sparkman. Jenny married John "Jack" Loucks on June 6, 1947, and he preceded her in death Jan. 23, 1988...
Luella Brase (02/05/12)
Luella Alma Brase, 97, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Gordonville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson.
Luella Brase (02/03/12)
Luella Alma Brase, 97, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Gordonville, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville...
Harold Pruitt Jr. (02/03/12)
Harold R. Pruitt Jr., 64, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Feb. 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Harold Sr. and Betty Jean Chancellor Pruitt. Harold was a supervisor for Fru-Con, where he worked for 28 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills...
Martha Kaufman (02/03/12)
EAST CAPE GIRARDEAU, Ill. — Martha Jordan Kaufman, 91, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of East Cape Girardeau, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Tulsa. Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., is in charge of arrangements.
Earl Dalton (02/03/12)
Earl E. Dalton, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. There is no service. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Malita Stubblefield (02/03/12)
Malita Alvarene Stubblefield, 103, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. A graveside committal service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, Ill., at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Charles Malaney (02/03/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Charles W. Malaney, 68, Springfield passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at home. He was retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as a field engineer with 33 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Sabra; daughters, Dawna Barnhart and Carmen Wieher; grandchildren, Adam, Paige, Camille, Jacob and Josie; and sister, Margo Bender...
Darrel Worley (02/03/12)
Darrel Ray Worley, 66, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital. He was born May 24, 1945, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to William "Seward" and Esther M. Wilkerson Worley. He and Edna "Ruth" McLard were married March 30, 1968, at Second Baptist Church in Dexter, Mo...
Jewell Hunter (02/02/12)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Jewell Hunter, 100, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with David Eidson officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Ill...
Don Schearf (02/02/12)
Don Schearf, 67, of Delta passed away Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at the family home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 24, 1944, in Delta, to Phillip Ludwig and Myrtle Amelia Stoffregen Schearf. Don was a pole barn builder with Golden Rule Construction in Jackson and had many other skills in construction. He loved to fish, play pool and hang around with his buddies...
Charles Lough Jr. (02/02/12)
Charles M. "Bud" Lough Jr., 95, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 8, 1916, in Charleston, Mo., to Charles M. and Grace Gant Lough Sr. He and Margaret Ellen Brown were married Nov. 21, 1945, at Charleston...
Marilyn Steck (02/02/12)
Marilyn Steck, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at her home. She was born May 13, 1941, near Advance, Mo., to Hobert and Oleta Irwin Kight Sr. She was first married to Sam Below, and from that union came her daughter, Scarlett. She later married Frank Steck on Jan. 29, 1985, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death May 22, 1992...
Etta McLean (02/02/12)
Etta Marie McLean, 93, of Fredericktown, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Chateau Girardeau Gardens Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Bollinger County, daughter of George and Elsie Mills Rolens. She was united in marriage to C.R. "Jim" McLean in 1934 at Farmington, Mo. He preceded her in death Dec. 3, 1997...
Ruby Wilke (02/02/12)
Ruby Gribler Wilke, 93, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in Coronado, Calif., surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 10, 1918, in Harrisburg, Ark., daughter of Ben and Grace Slinkard Gribler. She and Ola Wilke were married Dec. 10, 1936. He passed away Feb. 23, 1999...
Marilyn Steck (02/01/12)
Marilyn Steck, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at her home. 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. Jim Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park...