Dora Staats

Thursday, May 1, 2003

ARBOR, Mo. -- Dora Lee Staats, 81, of Farmington, Mo., died Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington.

She was born Nov. 11, 1921, at Arbor, daughter of Eugene and Mary Fife Cook. She and Homer F. Staats were married Aug. 31, 1937, at Marble Hill, Mo.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Roger Staats of Farmington, Larry Staats of Park Hills, Mo.; a daughter, Virginia Staudingen of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Oma Stone of Peoria, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters, and a grandson.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Dan Sitze officiating. Burial will be in Beatty Cemetery near Advance.