Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs obituaries

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs

1920-2014

 

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs, 94, passed from this life Friday, October 24, 2014 at LaVerna Village in Savannah, Missouri.

She was born January 6, 1920 southeast of King City, Missouri to Clifton and Maude (Lile) Boyd.  Lenora was baptized at a young age.  She was a graduate of Grandview High School.

She married Maurice Hibbs, December 10, 1938 and he preceded her in death March 10, 1991.  Lenora was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Ralph D. and Eugene C. Boyd.

Maurice and Lenora lived on a farm until they moved to McFall in 1948.  Then in 1955, they moved to Pattonsburg, Missouri where she worked in the school cafeteria for 13 years.  Upon retirement, they moved to Savannah in 1982, where Lenora became a volunteer in the Oats office, Senior Center and RSVP in 1992 and received two President’s pins for hours volunteered.

Surviving family includes two sons, Ronald Hibbs, Forest City and Clifton (Janis) Hibbs, Clarksdale, Missouri; grandchildren, Randy (Colette) Hibbs, Jennifer Reed, and Jodie (Clayton) Runnels; great-grandchildren, Adrian Cary, Reganne, and Riley Reed; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Monday, Roberson Funeral Home, Pattonsburg, Missouri. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Interment McFall Cemetery, McFall Missouri.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Joseph, Missouri, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Sunday.  The family suggests memorial gifts to a charity of the donor’s choice.   Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs obituaries

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs

1920-2014

 

Lenora Helen (Boyd) Hibbs, 94, passed from this life Friday, October 24, 2014 at LaVerna Village in Savannah, Missouri.

She was born January 6, 1920 southeast of King City, Missouri to Clifton and Maude (Lile) Boyd.  Lenora was baptized at a young age.  She was a graduate of Grandview High School.

She married Maurice Hibbs, December 10, 1938 and he preceded her in death March 10, 1991.  Lenora was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Ralph D. and Eugene C. Boyd.

Maurice and Lenora lived on a farm until they moved to McFall in 1948.  Then in 1955, they moved to Pattonsburg, Missouri where she worked in the school cafeteria for 13 years.  Upon retirement, they moved to Savannah in 1982, where Lenora became a volunteer in the Oats office, Senior Center and RSVP in 1992 and received two President’s pins for hours volunteered.

Surviving family includes two sons, Ronald Hibbs, Forest City and Clifton (Janis) Hibbs, Clarksdale, Missouri; grandchildren, Randy (Colette) Hibbs, Jennifer Reed, and Jodie (Clayton) Runnels; great-grandchildren, Adrian Cary, Reganne, and Riley Reed; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Monday, Roberson Funeral Home, Pattonsburg, Missouri. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Interment McFall Cemetery, McFall Missouri.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Joseph, Missouri, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Sunday.  The family suggests memorial gifts to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Patricia “Patty” Guardado

Patricia “Patty” Guardado obituaries

Patricia “Patty” Guardado

1946-2014

 

Patricia “Patty” Guardado, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at her residence.

She was born February 16, 1946 to Kenny and Dorma Hamm.

Patty married Louis F. Guardado who preceded her in death on December 19, 1989.

She was a Secretary for Dowis Insurance Company and Wisdom Manufacturing.  She attend Lafayette High School.

She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, an avid golfer and was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sons, Louis Jr. and Jeffrey Guardado; and sisters, Karen Whitten, Judy Root, and Merilee Grippando.

Survivors: son, Joseph Guardado, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Louis, Samantha, and Casey Guardado; brothers, Dean Gary and Roy Hamm; sister, Donita Kier; and numerous nieces and nephews..

The family suggests memorial gifts to Hands of Hope Hospice.  Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Orley H. Newkirk

Orley H. Newkirk obituaries

Orley H. Newkirk

1929-2014

 

Orley H. Newkirk, 85, Savannah, Missouri died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at his home.

He was born March 28, 1929 to David and Mattie (Brown) Newkirk in Kiowa, Kansas.

Orley married Mary Jane Sauter on April 3, 1949. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He farmed in Clarksdale and retired from Wire Rope after twenty-eight years. Orley was a member of Central Christian Church and a former member of Clarksdale Christian Church where he served as Deacon and Elder. He was also a member of Andrew County Lake Club, Gower Goodtimers and a regular at the Senior Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Docia Morgan; and brothers, Loren, Wayne, Howard and Alva Newkirk.

Survivors: wife of 65 years, Mary; children, Rickey  Newkirk (Shanin), Connie Myers (Ted), Marilyn Wehrli (Tim), Jane McClurg (Keith) and honorary daughter, Barbara Dunbar; sister, Alice Woodsum; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two honorary granddaughters; four honorary great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.Services:  10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Friday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Andrew County Lake Club or The Andrew County Senior Center. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Wanda Joyce Bundy

Wanda Joyce Bundy

1936-2014

 

Wanda Joyce Bundy, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, October 20, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born December 13, 1936 to Leo and Frances (MacMackin) Beaver in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Survivors: daughter, Becky Ebling, Omaha, Nebraska; and son, Caleb Charles Allen.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Howard E. May

Howard E. May obituaries

Howard E. May

1938-2014

 

Howard E. May, 76, Elwood, Kansas died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born April 2, 1938 to Howard and Sally May in Mecca, Missouri. He attended schools in Plattsburg and Bartlett School in St. Joseph.

Howard married Nina Deayon on November 27, 1976. She survives of the home.

Howard worked very hard to provide for his family and was very particular about cutting his grass and would often be found mowing for his neighbors. He loved wrestling, baking birthday cakes for loved ones, and watching soap operas, especially “The Young and the Restless.” He also enjoyed listening to Pastor McDonald’s sermons.

Mr. May was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ricky May; brothers, Leroy May and Cecil Kelley; and sister, Mildred Merritt.

Additional Survivors: sons, Steve May (Starla), Elk Grove, California, Carlus May (Vickie),of Atlanta, Georgia, Nicco May, Atlanta Georgia, Kevin Deayon, Elwood, Kansas and Harrion Deayon (Terri), St. Joseph, Missouri; daughters, Peresa Stillman, Kansas City, Kansas, Angela Harris (Tony), Sacramento, California, Phyllisha Mitchell (Thomas), St. Joseph, Missouri, Bridgette Deayon-Thomas (Tay), Decatur, Georgia, and Trina Deayon, St. Joseph, Missouri; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen Allen; and numerous nieces and nephews.     Services: 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Holsey Chapel, I.C.M. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Marge Schneider

Marge Schneider obituaries

Marge Schneider

1918-2014

 

Marge Schneider, 96, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born September 10, 1918 to Oscar and Rose (Wenger) Stuber in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Marjorie married Oliver Louis Schneider on June 9, 1940. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1992.

She was a graduate of Oak Grove High School and attended one year of business school. She was also a Bookkeeper for Wonder Bread Bakery for over twenty-five years.

Marge was a member of Clair United Methodist Church where she was an active member since she was ten.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Wilbur Stuber; and son, Terry Schneider.

Survivors: son, Ross Schneider (Patricia), St. Joseph, Missouri; daughter, Norma Schneider, Council Bluffs, Iowa; granddaughters, Dr. Brianne Schneider and Laura Schneider; grandson, Patrick Schneider; brothers, Norman Stuber and Oscar Stuber (Priscilla); and several nieces, nephews and cousins

Services:  10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. For those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Clair United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

 

Larry L. Huston

Larry L. Huston obituaries

Larry L. Huston

1938-2014

 

Larry L. Huston, 75, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born December 1, 1938 to Paul and Lottie (Armstrong) Huston in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Larry married Betty Anderson on May 6, 1960. She survives of the home.

He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. Larry retired from MEAD as the Union Business Agent. Following that he was the Executive Director of AFL-CIO Community Services St. Joseph, Missouri. He was a former President of the St. Joseph Labor Council and also a member of the State Labor Board.

Mr. Huston was a member of the Brotherhood Lodge No. 269, A.F. & A.M., 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason; High Twelve Club No. 49 and Moila Shrine.

Larry was the rock of the family and built his family with absolute love. He believed in giving back to his community and was very active in numerous programs to help those in need. As most know, Larry was a beloved coach for Little League Baseball and Bantam League Football of the Northend.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Karlene.

Additional Survivors: children, Rodney Huston (Christie) of Glendale, Arizona, Rebecca Gach and Patti Cope (Gary) of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Kristina Fowler (Josh) of Olathe, Kansas, Kyle Gach (Katie) of Washington, D.C., Tyson Gach of Brooklyn, New York and Kaleigh Gach of Olathe, Kansas; great-grandchildren, Logan and Madison Fowler and Jaxon Shoemaker; sisters, Raline Greer and Lila Thompsen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services:  1:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Second Harvest Food Bank or Camp Quality Northwest Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Wooduard H. “Woody” Stracener

Wooduard H. “Woody” Stracener obituaries

Wooduard H. “Woody” Stracener

1929-2014

 

Wooduard H. “Woody” Stracener, 85, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Wooduard H. Stracener was born on September 4, 1929 in Searcy, Arkansas to Robert Herschel and Nellie (Free) Stracener. Woody moved to St. Joseph at the age of seven years old. He was a graduate of Central High School class of 1948. Woody proudly served in the United States Navy on the USS Trathen from 1951 until 1953.

On July 23, 1950 Woody married his sweetheart Eleanor Jean (Gillette) Stracener in Kansas City, Missouri. They shared nearly sixty-four years of marriage. Eleanor preceded him in death on May 23, 2014.

After working for Beadnall Electric for many years and becoming a Master Electrician, Woody fulfilled his dream of owning his own business and began Stracener Electric, which he operated for over twenty years before his retirement.

Woody was a member of Francis Street First United Methodist Church, where he was an active member. He was proud to be a fifty year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, past member of the Elks Lodge, member of Charity Lodge #331, 32nd Degree Mason, Scottish Rite, Royal Order of Jesters, Friday Morning Breakfast Club, and Moila Shrine Temple where he was a member of the Legion of Honor and the Moila Cyclists since 1958.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; and grandson, Joshua Stracener.

Survivors: three children, Mark Stracener (Myong), Branson, Missouri, Laura Bodicky (Mark), St. Joseph, Missouri and Gail Orstad (Chad), Gower, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Meagen Rankin (Chris), John and Shaun Weir, Ryan, Drew and Kathryn Bodicky and Caleb, Coleson and Taylor Orstad; three great-grandchildren, Davin, Joshua James “J.J.” Cassity and Nora Rankin; brother, Robert Stracener (Amy); sister, Betty Cooper; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services:  3:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Wednesday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Moila Transportation Fund. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Mary B. Harness

Mary B. Harness obituaries

Mary B. Harness

1950-2014

 

Mary B. Harness, 63, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

She was born November 14, 1950 to Irvin and Anna (Honeycutt) Wilson in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Mary married Marvin Lee Harness, Sr. on February 27, 1968. He survives of the home.

She was a housewife and loved taking care of her children and grandchildren. Mary was a former member of Bible Baptist Temple. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, playing Bingo and in the 70’s she was in the Missouri CBers Club.

Mrs. Harness was preceded in death by her parents; son, Christopher Harness; and brothers, Bill, Johnie and Gene Wilson.

Additional Survivors: sons, Mike Harness (Caitlin), Marvin Harness, Jr. (Debra Auwarter) and Thomas Nigh; daughter, Diana Burkholder (Brian) and Barbara Ruark (Andy); eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Bascue and Alice Langston; brothers, Herb and Henry Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.

 

 

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