Theresa Steele

Theresa Steele

1957-2015

 

Theresa Steele, 57, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born June 16, 1957 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Theresa married Dennis Steele. He preceded her in death.

She was a data processor for Mosaic Life Care and enjoyed attending and watching her grandchildren’s ballgames.

Mrs. Steele was also preceded in death by her father, Joseph Kennedy.

Survivors include daughter, Terri Potter (Greg), St. Joseph, Missouri; son, Billy Steele, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Emilie and Dylan Mazur and Brooklynn Steele; sister, Karen Hudson (Dave); brother, John Kennedy (Sandy); mother, Carolyn Shurvington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Farewell Services 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Tuesday. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Timothy Ray Donahoo “Dink”

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Timothy Ray Donahoo “Dink”

1962-2015

 

Timothy Ray Donahoo “Dink”, 53, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his home.

He was born January 15, 1962 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

He was a lifetime fisherman and a wrestling fanatic.

Timothy was preceded in death by his parents, Alan Donahoo and Joyce Holmes.

Survivors include the love of his life, Tammy Andrews; daughter, Lacole Ralios; sister, Debbie Kearney, Sedalia, Missouri; brother, Mark Donahoo, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Kiya, Cayden, Kazzdyn, Kiera Mortimore and Kendyn Ralios; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Richard G. Frizell

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Richard G. Frizell

1949-2015

 

Richard G. Frizell, 65, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at St. Luke Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri following a drowning in Mexico.

He was born October 14, 1949 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Rick married Jackie Faye Frizell on September 28, 1985. She preceded him in death on October 23, 2011.

He worked for Seitz in Production Management and later retired from Sara Lee Foods in 2010. Rick loved sports and was an honorary member of the Order of the Hook fishing club with his friends.

He was also preceded in death by his parents Charles and Ethel (Carp) Frizell; and brother, Charles Glen Frizell.

Survivors include son, Joel Frizell (Jessica), Platte City, Missouri; daughters, Robin L. Perkins (Robin W.) and Raven Kirk (Jared) of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Brandon, Zechariah, Jaxson, Jake and Haylee; brother, Roger Frizell (Beverly); sister-in-law, Donna Sue Frizell; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  In Jackie’s memory donations may be made to Relay for Life. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Donald Edward Lillie

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Donald Edward Lillie

1949-2015

 

Donald Edward Lillie, 65, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at his home.

He was born November 14, 1949 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Donald married Judy Ireland on August 10, 1996. She survives of the home.

He was a graduate of Flaget High School and Moorhead State University. He worked at Missouri Western State University as a Professor of Theater and Cinema. Donald served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He often stated his life was the theater. Donald was a set designer and playwright. He taught all areas of theater including stagecraft, stage combat and historical fencing.

Mr. Lillie was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Doris (Sommers) Lillie; brothers, Wes and Darryl Lillie; and sister, Marilyn Humphries.

Additional Survivors include sons, Matthew Lillie (Marlee), Denver, Colorado, Paul Lillie, Kansas City, Missouri, and Shawn Blessing, St. Joseph, Missouri; daughters, Susan Lillie, Florida, Katherine Colleen Lillie, St. Joseph, Missouri and Rebecca Downing (Jacob), New Mexico; grandchildren, Mason Miller, Bella Downing, Marcus Downing,and Tinslee Blessing; sister, LaVerne Cole (Phillip); brother, Dennis Lillie (Candace); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Farewell Services 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, Brookdale Presbyterian Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Monday, Brookdale Presbyterian Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Donald Lillie Memorial Fund. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Jerry “Jay” Ziegler

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Jerry “Jay” Ziegler

1943-2015

 

Jerry “Jay” Ziegler, 71, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Mosaic Life Care.

He was born June 1, 1943 in Oelwein, Iowa.

He proudly served in the United States Navy and worked for the Missouri Army National Guard as a recruiter from 1978-1988. Jay retired from Western Missouri Regional Correctional Facility in 2007 as a Corrections Officer.

Jay attended Ashland United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Eunice (Ladwig) Ziegler.

Survivors include daughter, Jennifer Butcher (Jeff), St. Joseph, Missouri; step-son, Tommy R. Simpson, St. Joseph, Missouri; six grandchildren; brother, Charles Ziegler (Janet), Overland Park, Kansas; sister, Carol Patten, Cedar Falls, Iowa; and significant other, Denette Rose, St. Joseph, Missouri.

Celebration of Life 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Faith United Church. Inurnment Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. Farewell services under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Roy L. Hazelwood

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Roy L. Hazelwood

1937-2015

 

Roy L. Hazelwood, 77, Agency, Missouri went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

He was born November 22, 1937 in Gentry, Missouri.

Roy married Rena Johnson on November 22, 1958. She survives of the home.

Roy was a graduate of Stanberry High School class of 55. He worked for 39 1/2 years at Wire Rope before retiring in 2002. He was a member of the Agency United Methodist Church in Agency, Missouri.

He enjoyed fishing, especially with his brother-in-law, Paul and hunting with his friend Jim.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Uva (Lemley) Hazelwood.

Survivors also include children, Pamela Barnes (Mike) and Todd Hazelwood (Lisa); grandchildren, Micah and Jessamyn Barnes and Stone Hazelwood; great-grandchild, Cameron Weingartner; two sisters, Audrey Lowary (Paul) and Carolyn Lytton (Bobby); several nieces and nephews; and aunt, Opal Whittington.

Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Old Brick Cemetery, Albany, Missouri.  The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Agency United Methodist Church or The Old Brick Cemetery in Albany, Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Jim C. Orstad

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Jim C. Orstad

1944-2015

Jim C. Orstad, 70, Gower, Missouri passed away Monday, February 23, 2015 at home surrounded by family.

He was born December 30, 1944 to Melvin and Helen Orstad in Villisca, Iowa.

Jim married Mae Louise Bisbee on February 13, 1965.

He was a member of Word of Life Church.

He loved his grandchildren, horses, antiques, Nebraska football, and he was a recreational farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife Mae of Gower, Missouri; daughter, Carmen Post (Brian) Platte City, Missouri; son, Chad Orstad (Gail) Gower, Missouri; grandchildren, Breanna and Jacob Post and Caleb, Coleson and Taylor Orstad; sister, Jane Kinney; cousin, Nick Taylor (Carol).

Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Friday, Word of Life Church. Interment Frazier-Rockhouse Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial gifts to Project 58 at Word of Life Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Denise L. Burns

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Denise L. Burns

1959-2015

 

Denise L. Burns, 55, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at her home.

She was born June 27, 1959 in Longmont, Colorado.

Denise married Eric Price Burns June 23, 2004.

She was a cardiology registered nurse for over 12 years.

Her favorite passion and hobby was jewelry making and other crafts as well as helping those in need.

Mrs. Burns was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor society during college.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia (Humrich) Campbell and twin sister, Diane Campbell.

Survivors include husband, Eric Burns of the home; children, Duane Stout, Ash Grove, Missouri and Danielle Stout, St. Joseph, Missouri; father, Dick Campbell, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Dayonna, Dallas, Donovan, Dominick, Da’Nysia, Da’Nyssa and Clara; brother, Denille Campbell, Longmont, Colorado; step children, Matt and Sarah Burns, St. Joseph, Missouri.

The family will gather with friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to M’Shoogy’s and Angel Vet Express in Savannah, Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

David E. Cook

David E. Cook

1942-2015

David E. Cook, 72, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at his residence.

He was born May 11, 1942 to Floyd and Mary Cook in St. Joseph, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son and daughter.

Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Laura Jean Jaggers

Laura Jean Jaggers

1930-2015

 

Laura Jean Jaggers, 84, formerly of St Joseph, Missouri passed away on February 16, 2015 in Topeka, Kansas.

She was born August 18, 1930 in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Laura married Harold Jaggers in 1955. He preceded her in death on September 1, 2007.

Farewell Services under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.