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Cape Girardeau obituaries

Howard Gregory (10/22/14)
Howard Eugene Gregory, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born July 18, 1931, in Cape Girardeau to Wesley "Bill" and Ollie Matlock Gregory. He and Betty Goff were married June 7, 1955, in Cape Girardeau...
Tillman Leimer (10/22/14)
Tillman A. "Timmie" Leimer, 98, of Saxony Village died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas...
Jamie Koch (10/21/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jamie Elaine Koch, 48, of Chaffee passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born March 3, 1966, in Cape Girardeau, to Jimmy Eldon and Janie Ellen Thomure Mier. She and Robert Keith Koch were married June 21, 1986, in Chaffee...
Darrin Ford (10/21/14)
Darrin John Ford, 47, of St. Louis County, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. He was born May 17, 1967, in Cape Girardeau. Darrin was a 1987 graduate of Pattonville High School, a lifetime member of NRA and a member of Young Republicans Club and West County Assembly of God. He had a special love for his nieces and nephews as well as all children...
Emma Burton (10/21/14)
Emma L. Burton, 84, of Scott City died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 16, 1930, in Cape Girardeau, to Robert and Maude Beckett Diamond. She married Lloyd McFall on March 17, 1946. He preceded her in death Sept. 24, 1970. She later married Fred Gerlach, who preceded her in death March 28, 1992. She then married Gene Burton on Sept. 12, 1998...
Terry Groves (10/19/14)
Terry Lynn Groves, 69, of Springville, Tennessee, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 24, 1945, in Wyatt, Missouri, to George Wallace and Mattie Virginia Brashear Groves. He married Kathryn Ann McClendon June 17, 1967, in Charleston, Missouri...
Leroy Wilke (10/19/14)
Leroy F. Wilke, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 25, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to Herbert and Alma Elizabeth Haunschild Wilke. He and Alberta Faye Biester were married March 4, 1951, in Tilsit...
Ray Whitworth (10/19/14)
Russell "Ray" Whitworth, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his home. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until service time Monday at Life Point Church on East Jackson Boulevard in Jackson. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. John Ruedrich officiating...
Rev. Bernice Sterling (10/19/14)
The Rev. Dr. Bernice Coar Sterling, 76, of Phenix City, Alabama, former professor at Southeast Missouri State University, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at Mount Zion C.M.E. Church in Smiths Station, Alabama. Taylor Funeral Home in Phenix City is in charge of arrangements...
Leroy Wilke (10/17/14)
Leroy Wilke, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
Linda Brown (10/17/14)
Linda Juanita Brown, 96, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge. She was born March 15, 1918, in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to Morris A. and Laura Ruth McMillan Morgan. She and Kenneth E. Brown were married in 1946 in Eldorado, Kansas. He passed away in 1991...
Michael Stewart Sr. (10/16/14)
Michael L. Stewart Sr., 63, of Oak Ridge died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born July 7, 1951, in Tiptonville, Tennessee, son of James E. and Haultress Walker Stewart. He and Joyce Ann Dunn were married Nov. 12, 1971. Michael retired as a materials handler from Caterpillar in Aurora, Illinois. ...
Sharon Null (10/16/14)
Sharon Null, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. She was born Aug. 7, 1945, in Matthews, Missouri, to Victor and Beulah Tumbleson. She and Virgil Null were married June 19, 1965. Sharon was a 1963 graduate of Dexter, Missouri, High School. She had many skills throughout the years in various occupations including respiratory therapy, cake decorating, book binding and retail. But her greatest career was as a wife and mother...
Lydabeth Nordman (10/16/14)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Lydabeth "Lydie" Tucker Nordman, 89, of Cairo passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at her daughter's home in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born April 26, 1925, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Moselle and George Tucker. She grew up in Kenton, Tennessee. Her family later moved to Cairo where she graduated from Cairo High School...
Martha Adams (10/16/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Martha Jane Beggs Adams, 86, of Chaffee died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. She was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Chaffee, daughter of Julius Francis and Beulah Williams Beggs. Her mother died a few days later and her grandparents, Myrtle Frank and Lillie Dale White Williams, raised her. She was raised with her uncles Tom Williams and Lawrence Williams...
Eula Hoffmeister (10/15/14)
Eula Mae "Peggy" Hoffmeister, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Oct. 6, 1917, at Neelys Landing, to Doctor Edward and Sophia C. Hahn Schenimann. She and Monroe Henry Hoffmeister were married Sept. 17, 1938, in St. Louis...
Mitchell Conner (10/15/14)
Mitchell Calvin "Mitch" Conner, 53, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at his home. He was born June 29, 1961, at Dexter, Missouri, son of Calvin Granvil Conner and Betty Stoker Taylor. Mitchell was a network administrator at Associate Electric in New Madrid, Missouri. He loved traveling, riding motorcycles, learning to use computers, playing his saxophone, and he especially loved his mother and sister...
Martha Adams (10/15/14)
Martha J. Adams, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Missouri.
Mitchell Conner (10/14/14)
Mitchell Calvin "Mitch" Conner, 53, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at his home. He was born June 29, 1961, at Dexter, Missouri, son of the late Calvin Granvil Conner and Betty Stoker Taylor. Mitchell was a network administrator at Associate Electric in New Madrid, Missouri. He loved traveling, riding motorcycles, learning to use computers and playing his saxophone, and he especially loved his mother and sister...
Patsy Atchley (10/12/14)
Patsy L. Atchley, 80, of Greenville, South Carolina, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at The Palmettos Assisted Living in Greenville. She was born June 27, 1934, in Bloomfield, Missouri, daughter of Ruthford and Maggie Cook Limbaugh. She was the widow of Dr. Bill L. Atchley, former president of Clemson University...
Minnie Dietiker (10/12/14)
Minnie Mae Dietiker, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at her home. She was born Jan. 4, 1934, in Oran, Missouri, to Dock and Leona Kingston Frazier. She and John "Jiggs" Dietiker were married Jan. 23, 1954, in Cape Girardeau. Minnie was a member of Red Star Baptist Church. She and Jiggs were married 60 years and worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. for 43 years. Minnie loved crafting and gardening...
Albert Schumacher (10/12/14)
Albert Schumacher, 96, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Golden Living Facility in Rochester, Minnesota. He was born Jan. 1, 1918, in Cape Girardeau to Frederick Anton and Ruth Lee Smith Schumacher. Albert graduated from Central High School in 1936 and attended Southeast Missouri State University two years before heading to Hollywood to pursue an acting career. He pursued his love of performing many years before returning to the Midwest...
Eula Schmidt (10/12/14)
Eula Juanita Schmidt, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Dec. 16, 1922, at Zalma, Missouri, daughter of Earl and Susan Elizabeth Fish. Eula and Riley Tice were married in 1946. He passed away in 1955. She later marriage William Robert Schmidt Aug. 31, 1957. He preceded her in death Sept. 1, 2004...
Steven Barry (10/10/14)
Steven Barry, 43, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 23, 1970, in Houlton, Maine, to James L. and Constance Eleanor Reece Barry. Steven attended Trinity Grace Chapel in Jackson. He worked for the City of Cape Girardeau several years, and was currently employed at C and H Properties. ...
Randy Morse (10/10/14)
Randy William Morse, 66, of Cape Girardeau left this part of his life Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, while resting comfortably at his home waiting for the Cardinals game to start. He was happy and he was loved, and his passing will change neither of those things...
Jerry Bolen (10/10/14)
Jerry Bolen, 73, of De Soto, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at his home. He was born July 5, 1941, in Morehouse, Missouri, to George Woodrow and Ollie Olline Becker Bolen. He and June Hardwick were married June 16, 1962, in Cape Girardeau...
Minnie Dietiker (10/10/14)
Minnie Mae Dietiker, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Marilyn Chapman (10/09/14)
Marilyn Lee Chapman, 88, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at her home. She was born July 5, 1926, in Middletown, Indiana, to the late Edward and Golda Caroline Kelley Neighbours. She and James Lloyd Chapman were married Oct. 9, 1946, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Aug. 28, 1996...
Randy Morse (10/09/14)
Randy William Morse, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at his home. Visitation will be from noon until service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ron Watts officiating. Entombment will be in Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau...
Rose White (10/09/14)
Rose Marie White, 62, of Sikeston, Missouri, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. A memorial service will be at a later date. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Musgraves (10/08/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Helen Musgraves, 97, of Van Buren, Arkansas, formerly of Advance, passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born Dec. 31, 1916, in Advance, daughter of Jacob David and Loar Elizabeth Jenkins Tropf. She and Amos Musgraves were married Nov. 3, 1933, at Bloomfield, Missouri. He preceded her in death May 16, 1996...
Ardella Anderson (10/08/14)
Ardella J. Anderson, 98, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Fountain-bleau Lodge. She was born July 4, 1916, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Benjamin and Mary Jenkins. She and Harley S. Anderson were married Sept. 4, 1933, at Caruthersville, Missouri. He preceded her in death March 9, 1999...
Cornelious Sides (10/08/14)
Cornelious Sides, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his home. Friends may call from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Friday at Greater Dimension Ministries in Cape Girardeau. The pastor, William Bird, will officiate. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield with full military honors...
Duane Goodheart (10/07/14)
Duane "Pete" Goodheart, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his home. He was born June 21, 1941, in Chinook, Montana, to Ervin Joseph and Nellie Mildred Miller Goodheart. He and Saundra Gammons were married June 12, 1992, in Cape Girardeau...
Joe Birk (10/03/14)
Joseph S. "Joe" Birk, 81, of Jackson passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Nov. 27, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry and Laura Schmuke Birk. He and Cherry Sue Seabaugh were married June 28, 1952. Joe was a 1951 graduate of Jackson High School...
Julia Williams (10/03/14)
Julia Williams, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Ullin, Illinois, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at her home. Friends may call from noon until service time Sunday at Massie Funeral Home in Mounds, Illinois. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with Anthony Wyatt officiating. Burial will be in Westside Cemetery in Ullin...
Harold Gabauer (10/02/14)
Harold Gabauer, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Feb. 19, 1927, in St. Louis, to Gustav and Mary Francis Basham Gabauer. Harold served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include a son, Mark (Lucy) Gabauer of St. ...
Zeta Simms (10/01/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Zeta Marie Simms, 74, of Chaffee passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 24, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward and Louise W. Hessee Ackman. She and Russell Simms were married Oct. 15, 1975. He preceded her in death Dec. 11, 1993...
Barry Sander (10/01/14)
Barry Paul Sander, 48, of Jackson passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident in Perry County, Missouri. He was born Aug. 17, 1966, in London, to Mark and Brenda Saville Sander. He and Phyllis Jean Propst were married Aug. 11, 1989, at Cape County Park in Cape Girardeau...
Mary Evans (10/01/14)
Mary F. Evans, 88, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Advance, Missouri, daughter of Frank and Edith Humphrey Farrar. Mary was a member of Advance First Baptist Church. She was an active bowler, enjoyed fishing and traveling, and loved the St. Louis Cardinals, birds and dogs...
Steve Studie (10/01/14)
Steve Studie, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. There will be no service. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Danny Davis (09/30/14)
Danny Davis, 47, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born July 6, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, to Joseph Rhodes and Clara Wulfers Davis. Danny was a graduate of Parkview State School. He loved music with a beat and St. Louis Cardinals baseball. He never met a stranger. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church...
David Lah (09/30/14)
David Harry Lah, 68, of O'Fallon, Missouri, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Danville, Illinois, son of Harry and Renata Meyer Lah. He and Geraldine H. Hauenschild were married in 1972 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. She passed away Aug. 22, 1978...
LeRoy Combs (09/30/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- LeRoy Combs, 81, of Sikeston, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston, Missouri...
Vada Smart (09/26/14)
Vada Smart, 100, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 7, 1913, in Piggott, Arkansas, to William Holens and Edith Eron Hickman Smart. Vada received a bachelor's degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee. ...
Vada Smart (09/25/14)
Vada Smart, 100, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau. She was born Oct. 7, 1913, in Piggott, Arkansas, to William Holens and Edith Eron Hickman Smart. Vada received a bachelor's degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee. ...
Amos Moore Jr. (09/25/14)
Amos C. Moore Jr., 63, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at his home. He was born July 18, 1951, in Steele, Missouri, to the late Amos Cornelius and Effie Lee Green Moore. He and Barbara Jean Hayes were married April 29, 1993, at Hermandale, Missouri...
Madaline Wilhelm (09/23/14)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Madaline Wilhelm, 90, of Puxico passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Dexter, Missouri. She was born June 10, 1924, in St. Louis, daughter of Harold Fern and Minnie Pearl Owens Thomas. She and Dean Wilhelm were married July 17, 1946, in Pocahontas, Arkansas. He preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1997...
Norma Kent (09/23/14)
Norma M. Kent, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Sedgewickville, Missouri, to Joseph and Maude Seabaugh Bollinger. She and Charles Ercie Kent were married March 27, 1948, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Oct. 4, 1985...
Gary McIntosh (09/23/14)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Gary Wayne McIntosh, 66, of Gipsy made his journey to heaven Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He fought a courageous battle against cancer. He was born Sept. 1, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, son of Elmer Lee and Inez Marie Kinder McIntosh. He and Mary W. White were married Aug. 12, 1967, in St. Louis...
Teri Poole (09/23/14)
Teri Lynn Poole, 49, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in the presence of loved ones. She was born Oct. 1, 1964, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jerry Don Harris and Bonnie Sue Welker Hahs. Teri had a passion for art and was a beautiful, creative woman. She brought light and love wherever she went. She passed away in the manner in which she lived, peacefully, with grace and dignity. She will be sorely missed. May her light shine forever...
Harvey Washer (09/19/14)
BENTON, Mo. -- Harvey Eldon Washer, 74, of Benton died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1940, at Charleston, Missouri, to Charles Pope and Mattie Barber Washer. He and Sharon Walker were married June 18, 1999. Harvey had lived in Southeast Missouri most of his life, having grown up at Alfalfa Center in Mississippi County...
Carolyn Blattel (09/19/14)
Carolyn JoAnn Blattel, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born March 17, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Paul and Pearl Kniebert Kitchen. She and Zeno "Sam" Blattel were married Aug. 28, 1965, at Kelso, Missouri...
Cyril Trock (09/19/14)
Cyril "Cy" Trock, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Springfield, Missouri, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born March 18, 1943, in Chicago, to Philip and Shirley Publicar Trock. He and Carol Warning were married June 8, 1968, in Cape Girardeau...
Jeffrey Umfleet (09/18/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Jeffrey Scott Umfleet, 47, of Calvert City, Kentucky, formerly of Chaffee, went home to be with his heavenly Father on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home, in the arms of his beautiful bride. He was born July 29, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, to Larry and Carol Duncan Umfleet. He and Angela Marie Smith were married Nov. 28, 1992, at First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Joy Simmons (09/18/14)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Joy Jean Johnson Sander Simmons, 87, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Orient, South Dakota, to Ed and Connie Phelps Johnson. She and Elwood Sander were married April 1, 1944. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1955. She later married J.D. Simmons on Nov. 17, 1958. He preceded her in death Feb. 17, 2001...
Vesta Meyer (09/18/14)
Vesta Mae Meyer, 97, of Jackson passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the home of a daughter in St. Joseph, Missouri. She will once again be with Joe, her beloved husband of 72 years, who passed away Aug. 28, 2008. She was born Oct. 9, 1916, near Millersville, to David and Carrie Estes Lange. She and Joe Lynn Meyer eloped July 13, 1936...
Earl Blechle (09/18/14)
Earl John Blechle, 80, of Jackson died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Jackson Manor. He was born June 16, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, to August and Katherine Pingle Blechle. Earl and Joyce May were married June 13, 1964, in Cape Girardeau. Earl served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War...
Preston Clark (09/17/14)
Preston Clark, 90, of New Madrid, Missouri, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Cooter, Missouri, to C.B. and Lila Morton Clark. He and Patsy Henderson were married Dec. 23, 1958. Preston was an Army veteran of World War II from 1944 to 1946...
Charles Holtzclaw (09/17/14)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Charles Albert Holtzclaw, 72, of McClure died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 26, 1941, in Maunie, Illinois, to the Rev. Albert and Mary McKenzie Holtzclaw. He and Mary Joyce Niswonger were married Dec. 21, 1962, in Jackson...
Charles Kies (09/16/14)
Charles Edwin Henry "Bud" Kies, 89, of St. Louis died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. He was the beloved husband of 57 years of Janet Merle Buchheit Kies; dear father of Jeffrey Charles, the late John David and Julie Joanne Kies. He was the son of Edwin and Alma Kies of Jackson, where he was raised. ...
Angela Johnson (09/16/14)
Angela Denise Johnson, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Scott Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Juanita Miller (09/14/14)
Juanita Ruth Miller, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully from this life Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital, with immediate family by her side. She was born Jan. 14, 1927, in Mound City, Illinois, to Sylvia and Otho Ferguson. She and Clarence Miller were married Nov. 22, 1946, in Mound City...
Aloysius Schoen (09/12/14)
Aloysius T. Schoen, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born, Dec. 9, 1916, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles and Mary Welker Schoen. He and Doretta Himmelsbach were married May 23, 1942, at Chaffee, Missouri. She preceded him in death in October 1978...
Jennings Bond (09/12/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Jennings Bond, 78, of Marble Hill passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, near Grassy, Missouri, as the result of a motorcycle/vehicle accident. He was born Jan. 23, 1936, at Hahn, Missouri, son of John and Nova Mae Myers Bond...
Ruby Neihart (09/12/14)
Ruby Lee Lemonds Neihart, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau, in the presence of her son and daughter. She was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Chester Arthur and Addie Mae Watkins Lemonds. She and Franklin C. Neihart were married in 1945 in Oakland, California. He preceded her in death in 1950...
Juanita Miller (09/12/14)
Juanita Miller, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, Illinois, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Illinois.
Bobby Lincoln (09/11/14)
Bobby C. Lincoln, 86, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 16, 1927, in Dexter, Missouri, the only child of Robert B. and Carroll H. Crews Lincoln. Bobby moved to Cape Girardeau with his parents in the summer of 1941...
James Karn (09/11/14)
James L. Karn, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 19, 1934, in Sturgis, Michigan. James served in the U.S. Navy. A graveside service with military rites will be at noon Friday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Marjorie Heffner (09/10/14)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marjorie Ann Heffner, 82, of Marble Hill passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 30, 1932, in Luverne, Minnesota, daughter of Elmer and Gwynn Williams Erickson. Survivors include five sons, Larry, Kenneth and Wayne Haffner of Marble Hill, Billy Haffner of Boston, Kentucky, and Alton Heffner of Cape Girardeau; five daughters, Barbara Morris of Marble Hill, Susan Haffner of Fruitland, Roberta Legate of Glenallen, Missouri, Bonnie Cagle of Parsons, Tennessee, and Nancy Clifton of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Duane (Kate) Bagley of Minnesota and Arnold (Evelyn) Erickson of Shevlin, Minnesota; six sisters, Lola Eddy of Decatur, Georgia, Mary and Emy Erickson of Clitherall, Minnesota, Theolynn Machenko of Blaine, Minnesota, Pat Beatty of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Diane Erickson of Peyton, Colorado; 31 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Bertha Bles-Meyer (09/10/14)
BENTON, Mo. -- Bertha Bles-Meyer, 92, of Newton, Massachusetts, formerly of Benton and St. Louis, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She was born Feb. 23, 1922, to Edward and Clara Scherer Bles. Bertha was the beloved wife for 67 years of John I. ...
Sheronda Harris (09/10/14)
Sheronda Kinder Harris, 45, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home, with Charles E. Jones Jr. and JoAnn McCauley officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Christina Rumph (09/10/14)
Christina Rumph, 44, of Farmington, Missouri, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at St. Francois Manor in Farmington. There is no service. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Catherine Pulliam (09/09/14)
Catherine Pulliam, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab, where she had been a resident for a short time. She was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Scott City, to Walter and Flora Fox Reed. She and J.C. Pulliam were married Jan. 15, 1947, in Arkansas...
Virginia Kies (09/09/14)
Virginia Lee Kies, 86, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Monticello House. One of five children, she was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Jackson, to Adolph and Grace Vinyard Kies. She was a 1945 graduate of Jackson High School, where she was active in the band and choir programs. She then attended Southeast Missouri State University, where she sang in the a cappella choir and was active in the Sorosis Society. She was a charter member of the former Jackson City Choral Club...
Allan Parker (09/09/14)
Allan H. "Gambler" Parker, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. A memorial visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Alberta Lundgren (09/07/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Alberta Kluesner Lundgren, 81, of Schererville, Indiana, formerly of Oran, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Whispering Pines Health Care Center in Valparaiso, Indiana. She was born Aug. 1, 1933, in St. Joseph, Tennessee, to Joseph and Anna Mae Reischman Kluesner, and later moved to Oran. She and Lawrence Alan Lundgren were married June 13, 1971, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Chicago...
Alice Radake (09/07/14)
AFFTON, Mo. -- Alice E. Radake, 87, of Affton, formerly of Scheller, Illinois, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born April 6, 1927, in Scheller, daughter of Theodore and Verna Klingler Witges. She and Henry J. Radake were married June 12, 1948, in Scheller. He preceded her in death April 17, 2009...
William Sutton (09/05/14)
William M. Sutton, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 12, 1934, in Annapolis, Missouri, to Anthony and Mildred Kelly Sutton. He and Jean Parker were married Jan. 2, 1980. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather...
Brian Duschell (09/05/14)
Brian L. Duschell, 66, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 13, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Harry R. and Grace E. Farmer Duschell. Brian was a 1965 graduate of College High School where he was a star athlete in basketball and baseball. He retired from Procter & Gamble and loved to fish, hunt and golf. Brian lived his life serving others...
Deborah Robertson (09/05/14)
Deborah Robertson, 61, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at her home. She was born May 1, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Frank and Edna Burlin Kenyon. She and Wesley Robertson were married Aug. 22, 1980, in Cape Girardeau. Deborah grew up in Cape Girardeau, graduating from Central High School in 1971. ...
Boyd Abbott (09/04/14)
Boyd Lee "Skid" Abbott Sr., 73, of Old Appleton died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, to Leemon Boyd and Gerlene Iona Crites Abbott. He and Norma Jean Dunn were married Dec. 5, 1958, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death April 18, 2012...
James McLaughlin (09/04/14)
James Craig McLaughlin, 55, of Cape Girardeau lost his battle with cancer Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1958, in Sedalia, Missouri, son of Patty Christy McLaughlin and the late Billy Gene McLaughlin. He and Karen Bristow were married Nov. 5, 2011, in Bernie, Missouri...
Stephen Cotner (09/03/14)
Stephen Ray Cotner, 60, of St. Louis entered his heavenly home Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born Oct. 15, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to Hannah Rumfelt and Chester Cotner. Cotner graduated from Central High School in 1971 and did undergraduate work at Southeast Missouri State University. He graduated from St. Louis Lutheran School of Nursing in 1980...
Mary Carron (09/03/14)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mary Margaret "Marge" Carron, 80, of Perryville died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Perryville, daughter of Edward and Helen Cissell Hayden. She and Chauncey C. Carron were married June 4, 1955...
Deborah Robertson (09/03/14)
Deborah Robertson, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at her home. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Harold Ramsey (08/30/14)
Harold Ramsey, 93, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 18, 1920, in Advance, Missouri, son of Maple and Tracy Simmers Ramsey. Harold and Aline Green were married Aug. 10, 1946, in Alton, Illinois. Harold had been a crew leader at a glass company in Alton. He had been a member and deacon at Kinder Church in Kinder, Missouri...
Kim Rhodes (08/31/14)
Kim William Rhodes, 59, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield. Full military honors will be provided...
Andy Juden Jr. (08/29/14)
Charles Andrew "Andy" Juden Jr., 80, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Life Care Center. He was born Jan. 26, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles Andrew and Cleo Magness Juden Sr. He attended St. Vincent Grade School and Central High School. After graduation from Central he attended the University of Missouri at Columbia...
Joe Blackwell (08/29/14)
Joe Blackwell, 88, of Cape Girardeau, a jazz musician, newspaper printer and likable grouch, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. He was born Nov. 26, 1925, in Blodgett, Missouri, youngest child of Samuel and Alta Blackwell. He leaves behind his wife, Pat; a daughter, Sally Bethea and husband Doug of Cincinnati; two sons, Scott, Sam and wife Dr. ...
LaWanda Bartels (08/29/14)
LaWanda Druscilla Bartels, 84, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery...
Carmelita Raglin (08/28/14)
Carmelita M. Raglin, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was born June 30, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles E. and Ruby Scheper Stone. She and Charles Raglin were married Friday, April 14, 1944, in Blytheville, Arkansas. He preceded her in death Nov. 17, 2006...
Rolf Svedberg (08/27/14)
Rolf H. Svedberg, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Harnosand, Sweden, to Fridolph and Anna Svedberg. He and Gunnel Bohlin were married Aug. 18, 1956, in Ostersund, Sweden. Rolf was owner of Williamson Business Machines in Cape Girardeau. ...
Goldie Statler (08/27/14)
Goldie Statler, 94, formerly of Cape Girardeau and Jackson, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Big River Care & Rehab Center in Cedar Hill, Missouri. Goldie had moved to Cedar Hill to be near her daughter, and entered the nursing home in November...
Gladys Rasche (08/26/14)
Gladys Irene Rasche, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. In addition to other family members, Gladys was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Maxine Rasche, whose name was not provided for a previous obituary...
William Stroud (08/26/14)
William Stroud, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Sept. 10, 1932, in St. Louis, to C. Malone and Frances Elizabeth Glascock Stroud. William graduated from John Burroughs School in 1950. He attended Washington University in St. Louis a year and Harvard University in Boston two and a half years...
Lillian Kirk (08/24/14)
FISK, Mo. -- Lillian L. Kirk, 97, of Fisk died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. She was born Jan. 25, 1917. She and Jesse Frazier Kirk were married Aug. 24, 1935, at Delta. He preceded her in death March 14, 2005...
Shirley Gray (08/22/14)
Shirley M. Gray, 77, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 6, 1936, in Ferguson, Missouri, daughter of Louis and Marian Deimann Pataky. She and Harold C. Gray were married Feb. 25, 1956, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bridgeton, Missouri...
Keith Inman (08/22/14)
Keith Alan Inman, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of the veterans home. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements...
Gladys Rasche (08/21/14)
Gladys Irene Rasche, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Sept. 27, 1922, at Gordonville, daughter of Alfred H. and Emma Deneke Rasche. Gladys was a graduate of Jackson High School and Southeast Missouri State University. ...
Mary Ayers (08/21/14)
Mary Drucille Ayers, 87, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Advance, Missouri, to Melvin and Gertrude Williams Pixley. Mary and Glenn Ayers were married Nov. 7, 1946, in Sikeston, Missouri. He preceded her in death July 15, 2000...
Erie Williams (08/20/14)
Erie Williams, 100, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Anna and Johnson County, Illinois, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was raised a God-fearing follower of Jesus Christ and remained so the rest of his entire life. A child of the Great Depression, he learned the value of family and the penny from the very beginning...
Kimberly Curnell-Taylor (08/20/14)
Kimberly Gale Curnell-Taylor, 54, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Branson, Missouri. She was born Dec. 4, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Harold and Jeanette Curnell and sister to William "Bill" Curnell. Kimberly graduated from Scott City High School and Poplar Bluff College, whereafter she became a paralegal for 18 years and worked with senators and lawyers in Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff and Springfield, Missouri...
Gladys Rasche (08/20/14)
Gladys Irene Rasche, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Joel Kidwell and the Rev. Dr. Don Kuehle officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...
Carl Renfrow (08/19/14)
Carl Louis Renfrow, 58, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab. Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Cape County Memorial Park, with the Rev. Dr. Kim Nelson officiating. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Juanita Spicer (08/17/14)
Juanita F. Ware Spicer, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at her home. Friends may call from noon until time of service Monday at St. James AME Church. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery...
Judy Niswonger (08/17/14)
Judy Ann Niswonger, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.
Duane Kinsey (08/15/14)
McCLURE, Ill. -- Duane Alfred Kinsey, 86, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, while working in the yard on his farm in McClure. One of three children, he was born Feb. 9, 1928, in Centralia, Illinois, to Ernest Gilmore and Connie Ruth Hoyt Kinsey...
Michael Wagoner (08/14/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Michael Wayne Wagoner, 53, of Kennett, Missouri, formerly of Oran, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at The Haven in Kennett. He was born March 14, 1961, in Belleville, Illinois, to James Earl and Patricia Ann Rafalowski Wagoner...
Dr. Rodney O'Connor (08/13/14)
Dr. Rodney J. O'Connor, 80, of College Station, Texas, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in College Station. He was born July 4, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jay H. and Flora O. Winters O'Connor. Rodney was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church. He was director of freshman chemistry at Texas A&M from 1973 until his retirement in 1986. After retiring from Texas A&M he held various teaching positions and owned and operated several successful businesses...
Rolf Svedberg (08/13/14)
Rolf H. Svedberg, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Harry George (08/12/14)
Harry Kenneth George, 76, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 12, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Homer A. and Ruth E. Ingram George. He was the youngest of three children...
Carolyn Eldridge (08/12/14)
DEXTER, Mo. -- Carolyn Seabaugh Eldridge, 64, of Dexter departed this life Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 6, 1950, in Marble Hill, Missouri, daughter of the late Elmer B. and Geneva V. Bess Cook. She and Brad Eldridge were married Jan. 25, 1991, in Chaffee, Missouri. He preceded her in death Feb. 28, 2010...
Zatrun Twiggs (08/08/14)
Zatrun Twiggs, 28, of Charleston, Missouri, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Aug. 21, 1985, in Cape Girardeau, to Christopher Arnel Payne and Pamela Suzette Twiggs. He and Shurita Williams were married April 6, 2010, in Jackson...
Scott Baker (08/08/14)
Scott Wayne "Catfish" Baker, 56, of Lewisville, Texas, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, following an optimistic and courageous struggle with kidney cancer. His greatest joys were his strong faith, family and friends. He enjoyed playing guitar, writing songs, watching baseball and NASCAR. His musical tastes were many, including his beloved Rolling Stones. He was most content when he was cooking for others or crappie fishing with his buddies...
Mary Rudesill (08/07/14)
Mary Kathryn "Ki" Rudesill, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward and Mary Lorene Litzelfelner. After her first few years living on a farm at Neelys Landing in north Cape Girardeau County, her family moved to Cape Girardeau where she grew up surrounded by many aunts, uncles and cousins...
Carol Hesse (08/07/14)
Carol Marie Hesse, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Sept. 9, 1940, in St. Louis, to John and Catherine Reese Simon. She and Don C. Hesse were married in 1957. Carol was a graduate of Little Flower School (elementary) and Maplewood High School in 1958...
Detavian Richardson (08/07/14)
Detavian L. Richardson, 20, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at Malden United Pentecostal Church in Malden, Missouri. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the church, with Jo Ann McCauley officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery at Malden...
John Scholz (08/06/14)
John William Scholz, 87, of Whitewater passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 30, 1927, in Whitewater, son of William "Bill" and Cora Edith Snell Scholz. He and Helen Haehnlein Welch were married July 1, 1978...
Ann Yount (08/06/14)
Ann A. Yount, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Dec. 25, 1922, in Parma, Missouri, daughter of Charles and Lillie Edwards Alexander. She and Homer Yount were married in 1950. He preceded her in death July 23, 1986...
Lillian English (08/06/14)
Lillian Rose English, 99, of Gordonville, formerly of Bell City, Missouri, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 10, 1914, in Illinois, to Louis and Grace Burris McAtee. She and Morgan English were married Aug. 26, 1933, at Jackson. He preceded her in death July 25, 1992...
Mike Davis (08/05/14)
Harold Michael "Mike" Davis, 69, of Cape Girardeau joined his parents and beloved daughter, Brandy, in heaven Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 7, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, to Harold R. and Freeda Wright Davis. He eloped and married the love of his life, Jean Penick, Dec. 17, 1965, in Dresden, Tennessee...
Beck Smith (08/05/14)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- William "Beck" Smith, 72, a lifelong resident of Sikeston, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1942, in New Madrid County, to the late Roland Webster and Motel Beck Smith. He and Bonnie Jean Barnes were married May 26, 1961, at Canalou, Missouri...
Dayton Green (08/05/14)
Dayton R. Green, 76, of Jackson passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Jackson, son of Robert G. and Maggie Grindstaff Green. He and Katie Runnels were married Jan. 25, 1964, in Marble Hill, Missouri...
Shirley McRoberts (08/05/14)
Shirley Kay McRoberts, 59, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. She was born Dec. 18, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, to Joe Eldon and Zelma Shorty Loenneke of Jackson. She and Clyde McRoberts were married in June 1995, and were married 17 years...
Ann Yount (08/05/14)
Ann A. Yount, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom Sullenger officiating. Interment will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau. ...
Deborah Blankenship (08/03/14)
Deborah Kay Blankenship, 59, of Jackson passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Melvin H. and Lorene M. Fluegge Biester. She and Randy Blankenship were married Sept. 1, 1984. Deborah was a 1973 graduate of Jackson High School. ...
Carlos Chitty (08/03/14)
Carlos Ward Chitty, 101, of Scott City passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 27, 1913, in Fornfelt (Scott City) to Walter and Emma Foster Chitty. He and Ruby Imogene Lynn were married April 4, 1936, at Dexter, Missouri. She preceded him in death Oct. 19, 2006...
Dixie Dunning (08/03/14)
Dixie Adele Dunning, 91, of Cape Girardeau passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born April 15, 1923, in Greenbrier, Missouri, to Frank and Yvetta Hunt Reed. Dixie was of the Baptist belief. Her family was her world, and she enjoyed being a mother and grandmother...
Dr. Jerry McNeely (08/03/14)
Dr. Jerry C. McNeely, 86, of Tarzana, California, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, July 14, 2014, in Tarzana. A graveside memorial service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Fruitland. The Rev. Grant Gillard will officiate...
Barbara Price (08/03/14)
Barbara Ann Price, 44, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. There is no service. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Moit (08/01/14)
BENTON, Mo. -- Betty Sue Moit, 67, of Benton died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 16, 1947, in Rockview, Missouri, to George B. and Betty Jane Lape Moit Sr. She and Robert Franklin "Bobby" Randolph were married Nov. 19, 1966, at Rockview...
Kevin Proffer (07/31/14)
Ora Kevin Proffer, 52, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home. He was born July 12, 1962, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ora Day "Bud" and Margie Irene Proffer. Kevin was a graduate of Central High School. He had worked many years at Southeast Stone Co. and Strack Stone Co. He was a member of Elks Lodge 639 in Cape Girardeau...
Karen Hogg (07/31/14)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Karen Hogg, 70, of Bell City passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at the family home. She was born Dec. 29, 1943, in Venice, California, to James and Norma Rhodes Yates. She married Clyde M. Hogg on July 12, 1969. He preceded her in death April 29, 2004...
Robert Wunderlich (07/31/14)
The funeral for Robert Paul Wunderlich of Cape Girardeau will be at 11 a.m. today at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel, with the Rev. Weston Wildauer officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church...
Robert Wunderlich (07/30/14)
Robert Paul Wunderlich, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Jan. 14, 1932, in Allen, Kansas, to Hugo Paul and Evelyn K. Torrence Wunderlich. He and Glenda Harris were married May 23, 1954, in Cape Girardeau...
Kevin Proffer (07/30/14)
Kevin Proffer, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
Jo Ann Houseman (07/29/14)
Jo Ann Foster Houseman, 77, of Springfield, Missouri, went to be in the Lord's loving arms Friday, July 25, 2014, in Springfield. She was born May 2, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, to Charles and Pauline Foster. She and James D. Houseman were married Dec. 20, 1963. To this union, two children were born, Kevin Dale and Kraig Alan...
Sylvia Johnson (07/29/14)
Sylvia Virginia Holdman Johnson, 86, of Park Hills, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Missouri. She was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Bonne Terre, Missouri, daughter of William and Rosella Pettus Holdman. Aunt Sis, as she was affectionately known by all who knew her, was a faithful member of the Church of God (Cleveland)...
Robert Melcher (07/29/14)
Robert A. "Bob" Melcher, 94, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. He was born Feb. 4, 1921, in St. Louis. After his mother's passing when he was 6 months old, he lived and was raised in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with his mother's sister's family, Ella and Lester Whitlock...
Sylvia Johnson (07/27/14)
Sylvia Virginia Holdman Johnson, 86, of Park Hills, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Parkland Hospital in Farmington, Missouri. She was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Bonne Terre, Missouri, daughter of William and Rosella Pettus Holdman. Aunt Sis, as she was affectionately known by all who knew her, was a faithful member of the Church of God (Cleveland). ...
Charles Rhyne (07/25/14)
Charles Wayne Rhyne, 65, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, departed this life Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Herbert and Lola Phillips Rhyne. He and Terry Broege were married Nov. 10, 1996, in Cairo, Georgia...
Jack Mirly (07/25/14)
Jack G. Mirly, 76, of Jackson entered the gates of heaven Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Dec. 29, 1937, in Jackson, son of Walter O. and Roxie A. Dickerson Mirly. He was baptized in Jesus Christ as an infant and confirmed March 18, 1951. He and Ruth E. Bodenschatz were married May 9, 1959, in Uniontown, Missouri...
Betty Huckstep (07/25/14)
Betty Jane Huckstep, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, to Cletus and Ruby Lindsay Hargis. She and Gene E. Huckstep were married Aug. 21, 1946, in Jackson. He passed away May 13, 1998...
Ronald Morris (07/25/14)
Ronald W. Morris, 71, of Pensacola, Florida, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home. He was born May 7, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of John T. Morris and Nadine Summerlin Morris Giles. He and Jacqueline Sue McLain were married April 12, 1964...
Theresa Blanchard (07/25/14)
Theresa Renee Blanchard, 56, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
John Kuehn (07/24/14)
John Michael Kuehn Jr., 83, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home. He was born July 3, 1931, in Cape Girardeau, to John Michael and Jennetta Henrietta Goza Kuehn. He and Wanda Reynolds were married Oct. 26, 1951, in Cape Girardeau...
Robert Melcher (07/24/14)
Robert A. Melcher, 94, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home.
Betty Davis (07/23/14)
Betty Jo Grim Davis, 84, of Las Vegas died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. She was born Sept. 16, 1929, to Ray and Myrtle Tanner of Doniphan, Missouri. She was married to Wayne Grim, and later married Howard Davis. Survivors include a son, Jerry Grim (Jody) of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Sandra Boulanger (Paul) of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Dennis Weber (07/22/14)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dennis Francis Weber, 75, of Kansas City passed away peacefully Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Cape Girardeau. He enjoyed being outdoors and farming, living most of his life in the Cass County area. Survivors include a son, Allen Weber; three daughters, Jana Sasser, Susy Walters and Brenda Slead; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Mark Farrar (07/22/14)
Mark Michael Farrar, 55, of St. Louis, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 17, 1959, in Cape Girardeau, to Eugene C. and Patricia V. Rooney Farrar. Mark was a 1977 graduate of Central High School. He and his brother operated Farrar Home Improvement of St. Louis. He was of the Catholic belief...
Ann Kielhafner (07/20/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ann Loretta Kielhafner, 72, of Chaffee passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at the family home. She was born April 7, 1942, in Biehle, Missouri, to Elmer M. Schott and Helen Buchheit Schott Welker. She married John Joseph Kielhafner Sept. 3, 1966. He preceded her in death Nov. 12, 2009...
Dee Walker (07/20/14)
Delores Jean "Dee" Walker, 80, of Hilmar, California, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, in Turlock, California, after a brief battle with lung cancer. She was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, where she graduated from Central High School in 1953. She married Charles "Tom" Walker in 1954...
William Wright (07/20/14)
William E. "Bill" Wright, 86, of Cape Girardeau went to heaven Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from his home, with his loving family by his side. He was born Feb. 29, 1928, one of 15 children of James and Della Mae Wright. He was married to Alena Margrabe of Cape Girardeau, who passed away Aug. 8, 1954. He then married Robbie Faye Irby of Cape Girardeau on Aug. 4, 1956. She passed away May 13, 2011...
William Stroud (07/20/14)
William Stroud, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. A memorial service will be held later this summer at Crain Funeral Home.
Linda Lewis (07/18/14)
Linda Lewis, 104, of Wichita, Kansas, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and child of God, died in Wichita on July 11, 2014. She was born in Gordonville, oldest daughter of William and Martha Lange Gerecke. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. In January 1933 she married William "Bill" Lewis...
William Wright (07/18/14)
William E. "Bill" Wright, 86, of Cape Girardeau went to heaven Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from his home, with his loving family by his side. He was born Feb. 29, 1928, one of 15 children of James and Della Mae Wright. He was married to Alena Margrabe of Cape Girardeau, who passed away Aug. 8, 1954. He then married Robbie Faye Irby of Cape Girardeau Aug. 4, 1956. She passed away May 13, 2011...
Grover St. Clair (07/18/14)
John Grover St. Clair Jr., 93, of Scott City died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Fornfelt, to John Grover and Pearl Ennis St. Clair Sr. He married Dorothy Laureen Leible on Nov. 6, 1954, in Kelso, Missouri. She preceded him in death Dec. 28, 2004...
Nancy Woodruff (07/18/14)
Nancy Ann Snider Woodruff, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Essex, Missouri, to James and Gladys Becraft Snider. She and Gratton Woodruff were married July 18, 1934, at Essex. He preceded her in death Feb. 19, 1987...
Linda Lewis (07/17/14)
Linda Lewis, 104, of Wichita, Kansas, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and child of God died in Wichita on July 11, 2014. She was born in Gordonville, oldest daughter of William and Martha Lange Gerecke. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville. In January 1933 she married William "Bill" Lewis...
Ronald Ervin (07/17/14)
Ronald C. Ervin, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Wilma Grimme (07/16/14)
Wilma L. Grimme, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away peacefully Monday, July 14, 2014, to be with her Lord Jesus and all her relatives and friends who went before her. She was born July 1, 1925, in Hoxie, Arkansas, to Earl and Anna Louise Gilkerson. She and Paul W. Grimme were married in April 1941 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri...
Yonetta Moore (07/16/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Yonetta P. Moore, 77, of Chaffee passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 26, 1936, in Delta, to Ira and Mae Seabaugh Gibbons. She and Emery Alvin Moore were married Aug. 1, 1970. He preceded her in death June 22, 2014...
Clarence Kurre (07/15/14)
Clarence Allen Kurre, 93, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 1, 1921, in Cape Girardeau, to August L. and Malinda M. Weiss Kurre. Clarence attended Randol School, Hanover Lutheran School, College High School, and graduated from Steimle Business College...
Marvin Ates Sr. (07/15/14)
Marvin Eugene Ates Sr., 75, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Fountainbleau Lodge. He was born Jan. 6, 1939, in Jackson, to Bob and Reva Seabaugh Ates. He and Shirley Spalding Estes were married July 30, 1988, in Cape Girardeau. She passed away July 21, 2012...
Nancy Bone (07/13/14)
Nancy Ann Allen Bone, 68, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Charleston, Missouri, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City with the pastor, the Rev. Marty Hasz, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery...
Michael Finnegan (07/11/14)
Michael John Finnegan, 58, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Skaneateles, New York, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by his children. He was born Sept. 15, 1955, in Utica, New York, to Eugene and the late Virginia "Gussie" Finnegan. He and Annie Frye Finnegan were married in 1996 in Cape Girardeau...
Robert Nenninger (07/10/14)
Robert F. "Bob" Nenninger, 71, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. He was born April 9, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles F. and Bernadine Fox Nenninger. He married Jean Heim Nenninger on June 19, 1987, in Edwardsville, Illinois...
Tuppence Walters (07/10/14)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Tuppence Walters, 58, of Chaffee died Monday, June 30, 2014, at her home. She was born March 26, 1956, in Santa Rita, Guam, to Walter and Virginia Riddle Parry. She and Ronald Lee Walters were married Aug. 20, 1983, in Las Vegas. He preceded her in death Oct. 10, 1999...
Brian Workman (07/10/14)
Brian C. Workman, 50, of Clearwater, Florida, formerly of Scott City, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 23, 1963, in Cape Girardeau, son of Edwin R. Workman of Scott City and Janice Leiner Calhoun of Clearwater. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Craig Workman of Clearwater; two half brothers, Eric Workman of Cape Girardeau and Michael (Kyla) Workman of Scott City...
Tony Schuch (07/08/14)
Anthony Riley "Tony" Schuch, 76, of Cape Girardeau was received into the loving arms of God on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1938, in Washington, D.C., to Edward A. and Nan Ellen Riley Schuch. He and Annette Wallace were married July 9, 1967, at Kennett, Missouri...
Ricky Brant (07/08/14)
Ricky L. Brant, 59, of Oldfield, Missouri, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. July 19 at Father's Arms Fellowship Hall in Scott City. He was born July 19, 1954, in Cape Girardeau, to Virgil "Smokey" and Ruby Kinder Brant. ...
Priscilla Clippard (07/08/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Priscilla Ann Clippard, 78, of Advance passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 29, 1935, in Ripley County, Missouri, daughter of Raymond and Judy Sawyer Crook. She and Charles Clippard were married May 20, 1956, in Ripley County...
Arthur Herrmann (07/06/14)
Arthur D. Herrmann, 73, of St. Louis died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his home. He was a native of Cape Girardeau. Beloved husband of Sue Wood Herrmann; dear father and father-in-law of Matt (Heather) Herrmann and Ann (Ryan Craig) Herrmann; dear grandfather of Hannah and Abby Herrmann; dear son of the late Arthur A. and Elly Habermann Herrmann; dear brother of Joan (Pyrtle) Seabaugh; dear son-in-law of Dorothy and the late William Wood; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend...
Harold Livingston Jr. (07/06/14)
Harold Ray "Lee" Livingston Jr., 67, passed away peacefully Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home in Overland, Missouri, surrounded by family and friends. Lee was born April 29, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Jueldeen and Harold Livingston, longtime residents of Scott City...
Mark Scherer (07/06/14)
Mark Scherer, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Benton, Missouri, to John and Bertha Enderle Scherer. He and Maggie Jo Myers were married Sept. 15, 1956. She preceded him in death Dec. 8, 1989...
Tonya Bland (07/06/14)
Tonya Bland, 41, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born June 17, 1973, in St. Louis, to Clarence Brown Sr. and Marie Bland. Tonya was a custodian at Southeast Missouri State University and was house mother of Lambda Chi fraternity...
Harumi Bounds (07/03/14)
Harumi Sasaki Bounds, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 6, 1950, in Nagasaki, Japan, to the late Mitsuo and Masayo Sasaki. She and Emmett "Butch" Bounds Jr. were married March 27, 1974, in Sasebo, Japan...
Glen Seabaugh (07/03/14)
Glen Junior Seabaugh, 68, of Golden, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Cox Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born Dec. 29, 1945, in Perryville, Missouri, son of Glen and Elsie Smith Seabaugh. He graduated from high school in Cape Girardeau. He and Leslie Wood of Felton, California, were married April 22, 1967...
Una Worth (07/02/14)
Una Joyce Worth, 75, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, formerly of Bell City, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, at The Medical Center. Joyce was born Dec. 14, 1938, in Manila, Arkansas. She was a retired Realtor with Re-Max Real Estate Executives of Bowling Green. She was a member of State Street United Methodist Church, an active member of the Women's Circle and an avid animal lover. She was an accomplished pianist, loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother...
Raymond Sills (07/02/14)
ANNA, Ill. -- Raymond E. Sills, 76, of Anna died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 18, 1937, son of Walter and Margie Watkins Sills. Raymond served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War...
Charlene Markland (07/02/14)
Charlene Markland, 80, of Scott City died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Winn, Arkansas. She married Charles Edward Markland on April 17, 1959. Survivors include her husband, Charles of Scott City; two sons, Chuck (Becky) Markland of Scott City and Chris (Kim) Markland of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Cheryl (Mike) Cut-right of Scott City; a sister, Mary Lou Phipps of Scott City; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.. ...
Harold Livingston (07/02/14)
Harold Ray "Lee" Livingston Jr., 67, passed away peacefully Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home in Overland, Missouri, surrounded by family and friends. Lee was born April 29, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, to Jueldeen and Harold Livingston, longtime residents of Scott City...
William Jenkins (07/02/14)
William Rudolph Jenkins, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Heartland Care and Rehab in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 28, 1932, in Cape Girardeau to Fred and Annie Runnels Jenkins. William was a veteran of the United States Army, receiving a Purple Heart and two Bronze Medals...
Joe David Frank (07/02/14)
Joe David Frank, 61, of Jackson died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 17, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Alvin Martin and Adella Catherine Kirchdoerfer Frank. He and Kay Grantham were married Feb. 8, 1975, in Chaffee, Missouri...
Harumi Bounds (07/02/14)
Harumi Sasaki Bounds, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born Sept. 6, 1950, in Nagasaki, Japan, to the late Mitsuo and Masayo Sasaki. She and Emmett "Butch" Bounds Jr. were married March 27, 1974, in Sasebo, Japan...
Wilbert Reisenbichler (06/29/14)
Wilbert V. "Wib" Reisenbichler, 87, of Pocahontas passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 6, 1927, in Pocahontas to Adolf and Hedwig Kutscher Reisenbichler. He and Margie Wilson Rastl were married May 14, 1955...
Irma Frye (06/29/14)
Irma Mae Frye, 78, of Scott City died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 14, 1935, in Arriba, Colorado, to Herman Henry and Maggie Mae McCallum Brunke. She married John Grant Frye on Jan. 9, 1954, and celebrated 60 years of marriage. He preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2014...
Liam Schneider (06/29/14)
Liam Lee Schneider, son of Aaron and Danielle Lindsey Schneider of Cape Girardeau, died shortly after birth Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral service will be private. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
David Hill (06/27/14)
David Hill, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 3, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Russell and Mona Gregory Hill Sr. David graduated from Central High School. He loved animals and spending time outdoors. He was greatly loved by his family and friends. He was always the life of the party...
Rev. Dale Huff (06/27/14)
The Rev. Dale Johnson Huff, 87, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 26, 2014, while surrounded by family and friends at Chateau Girardeau. He was born March 10, 1927, in Lutesville, Missouri, son of William and Lottie Johnson Huff. He and Vera Nell Stone were married Dec. 8, 1948. She preceded him in death July 2, 2000. He later married Dotty Wulfers on Aug. 3, 2002...
Melvin Henderson (06/27/14)
Melvin Eddy Henderson, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Thebes, Illinois, to Melvin C. and Nellie Bailey Henderson. He and Lawanda Bledsoe were married Aug. 6, 1956, in Jackson. Melvin was a member of Church of God Fellowship in Cape Girardeau. He had been a truck driver with Red Ball Express. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was passionate about the St. Louis Cardinals...
Bessie Johnson (06/27/14)
Bessie Jane Johnson, 90, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born May 27, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, at the family home on Bend Road, daughter of Frank and May Mullins Hopper. Bessie and Samuel Brooks Johnson were married July 25, 1946. He preceded her in death Jan. 7, 2007...
Ben Lents (06/27/14)
Ben Holland Lents, 74, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully in his home Monday, June 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Holland and Elsie Lents, and a brother, Jerry. Ben is survived by two nieces, Janis Stewart and Audrey Andress; a nephew, Michael Lents; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Lents. He also leaves behind his close lifelong companion, Joyce Cole, whom he had known since they were students at Lincoln High School...
David Dirnberger (06/26/14)
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- David "Coop" Dirnberger, 71, of New Hamburg passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 23, 1942, in New Hamburg, to the late Claude William and Hattie Rebecca Brock Dirnberger. He and Dorothy Harris were married Nov. 28, 1963, while he was serving in the United States Air Force...
Doris Roll (06/26/14)
Doris J. Roll, 81, of Manchester, Indiana, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The daughter of Harlan and Hazel Steeg Fornkohl, she was born June 18, 1933, in Cape Girardeau. She and Dr. Vincent P. Roll were married Aug. 6, 1955, at St. John's Church in Clayton, Missouri...
R.B. Goodwin (06/26/14)
R. B. "Bob" Goodwin II, 89, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 9, 1925, in Jackson, to R.B. and Marguerite Bowman Goodwin. He and Carol A. Dunn were married Aug. 8, 1950, in Doniphan, Missouri...
David Hill (06/26/14)
David Hill, 71, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Crain Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Vera Whitlock (06/26/14)
Vera Whitlock, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Bessie Johnson (06/26/14)
Bessie Jane Johnson, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Monticello House in Jackson. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery...
Forrest Slinkard (06/25/14)
Forrest W. Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Dec. 12, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry and Pearl Fowler Slinkard. He and Vonda Lea Hammack were married June 5, 1976, in Cape Girardeau. Forrest was a veteran of both the Navy and Air Force and served in the Korean War...
Robert Goodwin (06/25/14)
Robert Goodwin, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Mary Anderson (06/24/14)
Mary J. Anderson, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, to Albert and Ellen Spurgeon Suskey. She and Kenneth K. Anderson were married May 27, 1961, in Mason City, Iowa...
Mary Slinkard (06/24/14)
Mary Lewis Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Dec. 10, 1932, at Bloomfield, Missouri, to Simeon and Kate Mason Lewis. She married Loren Slinkard on Oct. 10, 1958. Mary graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1950. She attended Southeast Missouri State University two years. In September 1950 she began employment with Southwestern Bell, retiring in March 1984...
Vickie Griffin (06/24/14)
GIPSY, Mo. -- Vickie Jane Griffin, 56, of Gipsy passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her home. She was born Jan. 8, 1958, at Chaffee, Missouri, daughter of Herbert Dailey and Bea Spencer. She and Roger Griffin were married Nov. 3, 1984, at Marble Hill, Missouri...
Joshua Dibert (06/24/14)
Joshua Edward Dibert, 34, of Cape Girardeau passed away June 20, 2014, in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 26, 1979, in Mansfield, Ohio, son of Gary and Kathy Max Dibert. Josh worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, fishing, hunting and camping, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Josh was known as friendly, outgoing and a neighborly person...
Richard Shockley (06/24/14)
Richard Lynn Shockley, 76, of Bee Branch, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2014. He was born March 8, 1938, in Mount Vernon, Missouri, to Ivan and Maxine Hughes Shockley. Richard worked at Sears Roebuck in Cape Girardeau 17 years before becoming a partner in Service 4 Carwash and Capetown RV. He was a member and past exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 639...
Forrest Slinkard (06/24/14)
Forrest W. Slinkard, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Barbara Port (06/22/14)
Barbara Port, 81, of Cape Girardeau passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1932, in St. Louis, daughter of Stark O. and Marian W. Genuit. Barbara graduated from Washington University with a master's degree in social work. ...
Norman Sander Jr. (06/22/14)
COMMERCE, Mo. -- Norman Elwood Sander Jr., 69, of Honolulu, formerly of Commerce, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at Queen's Medical Center in Oahu, Hawaii. He was born Aug. 19, 1944, in Cape Girardeau to Norman Elwood and Joy Jean Johnson Sander. He and Dawn Savory were married Dec. 5, 2009...
Mildred Mason (06/22/14)
ORAN, Mo. -- Mildred Berneice Bugg Mason, 92, of Oran died peacefully Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her home. She was born July 6, 1921, on the family farm near Vanduser, Missouri, daughter of Otto and Iva Bugg. She and Will Grant "Bud" Mason were married Dec. 13, 1939. He preceded her in death March 1, 1979...
Patrish Hockle (06/20/14)
Patrish Devonne Hockle, 79, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at her home. There is no service. McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Gaymarie Tomlinson (06/19/14)
Gaymarie Tomlinson, 62, of Winter Springs, Florida, formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at Lake Mary, Florida, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1952, in Sacramento, California, to Leon Frank and Odella Gay Tschiedel...
Scott Doemel (06/19/14)
Scott Michael Doemel, 26, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home. He was born April 2, 1988, in Cape Girardeau, son of Todd and Debbie Lottes Doemel, and brother of Sarah (Christian) Oldenburg. Scott graduated from Bartram Trail High School in 2006, and in 2008 from St. John's River Community College with a certification in criminal justice. He was issued a certificate of compliance for law enforcement officers July 31, 2012...
Barbara Hoppe (06/18/14)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Barbara J. Hoppe, 81, of Cairo passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, surrounded by her loving children. She was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Alexander County, Illinois, daughter of Lola Singleton Nardi. She was one of 16 children. She was raised in Cairo by her grandparents, Ralph and Marie Hawkins. She married Herschel G. Hoppe on Sept. 3, 1946. He preceded her in death Feb. 1, 1993...
Loretta Going (06/18/14)
Loretta J. Going, 63, of Cape Girardeau passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center, after an extended illness. She was born April 22, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, to Nelson H. and L. Vernell Haertling Steiner. She and Chester Going were married May 27, 1983...
Marian Tenkhoff (06/18/14)
Marian Marie Preusse Tenkhoff, 87, of Tupelo, Mississippi, died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Aug. 18, 1926, in Perryville, Missouri, to Oscar Frederick and Rose Romann Preusse. Marian graduated from Perryville High School in 1944, and graduated in 1948 from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau with a degree in home economics. While at Southeast she was elected homecoming queen...
Barbara Port (06/18/14)
Barbara Genuit Port, 81, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 16, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time June 28 at First Presbyterian Church in Cape Girardeau. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. June 28 at the church...
Keith Jordan (06/17/14)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Keith W. Jordan, 48, of Advance passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at his home. He was born June 27, 1965, in St. Louis, son of Albert and Lamona Moore Jordan. Survivors include his mother, Lamona Jordan of Advance; a brother, James Jordan of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Linda Niswanger of Cadet, Missouri, and Pamela Nix of Delta; nephews and nieces, Ronald Niswanger Jr., Robert Niswanger, Cody Niswanger, Angel Nix, Tiffany Nix Henson, Brandie Nix and Bobby Nix; and 11 great-nephews and great-nieces, Joshua, Noah, Dayton, KK, Kameron, Chase, Kamryn, Cayden, Corbyn, Paetyn and Jordyn.. ...
Kathryn Garrett (06/17/14)
Kathryn Marie Garrett, 67, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Missouri, is in charge of arrangements...
Rebecca Woolverton (06/15/14)
Rebecca "Becky" Bain Woolverton, 61, of St. Louis passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 6, 1952, in Cape Girardeau to the late Rev. Lester and Lois Bray Bain. Rebecca graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. She taught school in Jackson and worked for Southwestern Bell in St. Louis more than 20 years...
Donald Simpher (06/15/14)
Donald Ray Simpher, 74, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. He was born April 2, 1940, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis and Evelyn Lampe Simpher. He and Nina Slinkard were married Jan. 23, 1967. She passed away Dec. 26, 1991. He and Diane Howard Wiggins were married June 8, 2002...
Fred Brown (06/13/14)
Fred W. Brown, 90, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of New Wells, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born Aug. 2, 1923, near New Wells, to Edward and Mary Stanley Brown. Fred farmed near New Wells his entire life, farming livestock and row cropping. He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells and a former church elder. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1987 after retiring from farming...
Richard Campbell (06/13/14)
Richard L. Campbell, 64, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the home of a sister in Chesterfield, Missouri. He was born Sept. 20, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, to Lynuel Leon and Mildred "Millie" Schearf Campbell. He and Cathy Scholz were married July 22, 1967...
Billy Hahs (06/13/14)
Billy Gene Hahs, 87, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. He was born July 16, 1926, in Millersville, to Pearl Columbus and Hester Faith Propst Hahs. He and Ethel Mae Pease were married Jan. 15, 1974. She preceded him in death March 1, 2004...
Linda McDonald (06/12/14)
HOUSTON, Texas -- Linda Lee Tilley McDonald, 78, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was a lifelong member of the Salvation Army Houston Temple. Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd David McDonald; and their daughter, Kristi Wright...
Fred Brown (06/12/14)
Fred W. Brown, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lawrence Bradt officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery at New Wells...
Richard Campbell (06/12/14)
Richard L. Campbell, 64, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the home of a sister in Chesterfield, Missouri. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Missouri...
Martha Vandivort (06/11/14)
Martha Brooks Vandivort, 72, of Boise, Idaho, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Boise. She was born Nov. 8, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, the oldest child of Charles Alexander and Lillian Rita Derris Vandivort. She and James Albert Haskett were married April 4, 1970, at St. Vincent's Church in Cape Girardeau. He died in February 1999...
Jack Bess (06/11/14)
Jack C. Bess, 93, of Cape Girardeau departed this life Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born May 16, 1921, on a farm near Bloomfield, Missouri, son of W.L. and Dora Napier Bess. He and Pauline Gunter were married May 30, 1942. Jack was an organizer and president of Puxico State Bank 20 years. He was founder and owner of Bess Grain and Fertilizer Co., also owning farming interests in Stoddard County...
Dr. Mark Maddox (06/10/14)
Dr. Mark Finley Maddox, 57, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. A celebration of Mark's life will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Broadway Baptist Church, 3931 Washington St. in Kansas City. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. before the service...
Joseph Figliolo Jr. (06/10/14)
KELSO, Mo. -- Joseph Lee Figliolo Jr., 53, of Kelso died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1961, in St. Louis, to Joseph Lee and Elaine Moyers Figliolo Sr. Joseph enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid sportsman. He liked fishing, golf, softball, handball and weightlifting...
Joe Schoolfield (06/08/14)
Joe Dan Schoolfield, 66, of Burfordville passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Claude and Algeron Jackson Schoolfield. He and Harriett Ann Weeks were married Aug. 4, 1981, at Bell City, Missouri...
Martha Cairns (06/08/14)
Martha Wilson Cairns, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 15, 1916, in Sparta, Illinois, to John T. and Amy Morrow Wilson. She and Austin R. Cairns were married Sept. 8, 1936, in Sparta. He preceded her in death May 12, 1998...
Ruth Pope (06/08/14)
Elma Ruth Pope, 93, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Four Seasons Care Center in Plano, Texas. She was born July 7, 1920, in Mine La Motte, Missouri, a daughter of Felix Wesley and Alma Virqua Denison Shelton. In 1943, Ruth was united in marriage to Don Wilkinson. He died March 27, 1945, while serving his country during World War II. In 1947, she married George Pope in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1965...
Lanora Walker (06/06/14)
COBDEN, Ill. -- Lanora Blumer Walker of Cobden passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Carbondale, Illinois. Survivors include her husband, Willard Walker of Cobden; three sons, Doug (Nancy Irish) of San Francisco, Steve (Donna) of Clearwater, Florida, and Randy (Angela) of Greenville, South Carolina; two sisters, Virginia Clifton of Crosstown, Missouri, and Vickie Lange of Scott City; two brothers, Marion of Cape Girardeau and Bill of Modesto, California; and two grandchildren, Emily and Sam of Greenville.. ...
Vernetta Chappell (06/06/14)
Vernetta Lois Chappell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Sikeston, Missouri, to Schuyler and Rita P. Lewis Bradley. She and Raymond W. Chappell were married Jan. 30, 1959, in San Jose, California. He preceded her in death in 2011...
Joe Schoolfield (06/06/14)
Joe Dan Schoolfield, 67, of Burfordville passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 19, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Claude and Algeron Jackson Schoolfield. He and Harriett Ann Weeks were married Aug. 4, 1981, at Bell City, Missouri...
Lou Hannaford (06/06/14)
Lou Hannaford, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 5, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
Von Price (06/05/14)
Utah Von Price, 91, of Cape Girardeau and former longtime resident of Gosnell, Arkansas, passed from this life Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Lutheran Home. He was born in Mountain View, Arkansas, to James W. and Leo Jenkins Price. Von was a retired technical sergeant with the United States Marine Corps and Marine recruiter in Cape Girardeau. ...
Vernetta Chappell (06/05/14)
Vernetta Lois Chappell, 90, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Ratliff Care Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. The funeral will be at noon Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield...
Anthony Dohogne (06/04/14)
Anthony W. "Tony" Dohogne, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. He was born June 12, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, to Leo and Louise Diebold Dohogne. He and Doris Crosier were married Sept. 12, 1959, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death in April 2007...
Dr. Jennie Cooper (06/04/14)
Dr. Jennie C. Cooper, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, peacefully at her home, with her two children present. She was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Brinkley, Arkansas, to Allen B. and May Lawrence Cooper. She and William H. "Bill" Frye were married in 1952 at Charleston, Missouri...
Vivian Morris (06/03/14)
Vivian D. Morris, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Life Care Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1925, in rural Graham County, Kansas, to Clifford and Gladys Glee Cross Acheson. She married Paul M. Morris on Aug. 24, 1952. He preceded her in death April 8, 1986...
Danny Collier (06/03/14)
Danny Oneal Collier, 74, of Shelbina, Missouri, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance, Missouri. He was born July 17, 1939, in Ancell (Scott City), to Floyd Alfred and Goldia B. Brant Collier. Danny was a retired truck driver...
William Dunham (06/03/14)
William Christian Dunham, 63, of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 2, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, son of William W. and Mary Reisenbichler. He married the former Diane Arras Harvey...
Anthony Dohogne (06/03/14)
Anthony W. Dohogne, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 2, 2014, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery...
Douglas Burgett (06/01/14)
Douglas Allen Burgett, 55, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, May 29, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Douglas received a certificate of completion May 29, 1978, from State School No. 11 for the severely handicapped in Cape Girardeau. He was employed by VIP Industries from 1978 to 1995. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church since 1974 and assisted his best friend, James Murray, with operating the audio/visual equipment...
Carrie Wilhelm (05/30/14)
Carrie Ruth McLain Wilhelm, 94, of Tavares, Florida, formerly of Scott City, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Cornerstone Hospice House in Tavares. She was born March 10, 1920, in Cape Girardeau, to Monroe and Myrtle Coomer McLain. She married Henry Antone Wilhelm March 29, 1947, in Benton, Missouri. He preceded her in death April 26, 1996...
Bruce Proffer (05/30/14)
Bruce Wayne Proffer, 64, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1949, in Cape Girardeau, son of J.W. and Mary Lena Taylor Proffer. He married Patricia Ann Reynolds Feb. 24, 1967. Bruce attended Delta School. He was a welder at Custom Cut Fabrication in Jackson before retiring...