Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham

Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham obituaries

Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham

1945-2014

 

Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away unexpectedly after a short bout with cancer, Monday, July 28, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born August 24, 1945 to Jack and Leota (Smith) Singer in Santa Ana, California residing in St. Joseph most of her life. She was a graduate of Lafayette High School, graduated from Beauty School, and attended Missouri Western State University.

Laura married John Clinton Bonham on October 1, 1965 who survives of the home. She is survived by daughter, Teresa Ann (Bonham) Johnson; brother, Larry Lee Singer; aunt, Juanita Margaruite (Smith) (Salter) Nienas; two grandsons, Austin Lee Johnson and Miles Spencer Johnson;  son-in-law, Jason Eugene Johnson; cousin, Orlis Owen Smith, brother-in-law, Melvin Bonham; sister-in-law, Shirley (Bonham) Schott; nieces, Kimberly Schott and Kelly Schott; and nephews, Scott Bonham and Shawn Bonham.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents Jack Spencer Singer and Leota (Smith) Singer; maternal grandparents, Ida Victoria (Caudell) Smith, William Ottis Smith, and paternal grandparents, Lucille (Morgan) Singer and King David Singer.

Mrs. Bonham encouraged and nourished the lives of friends and family. She loved organizing and participating in gatherings at her home and at church during holidays and throughout the year. Her home was open to anyone. No one was a stranger to her. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Laura was a member of Grace Baptist Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Services:  3:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home. Internment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home, 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 Grace Baptist Church.   Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Jean L. Wilkinson

 

Jean L. Wilkinson

1947-2014

 

Jean L. Wilkinson, 66, Smithville, Missouri died Monday, July 28, 2014 at North Care Hospice in North Kansas City, Missouri.

She was born September 7, 1947 to Byron and Marietta (Sherard) Owen in Maysville, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, DeLoris Roach.

Survivors: daughter, Tara Marshall and husband, Danny, Smithville, Missouri; son, Scott Wilkinson, North Kansas City, Missouri; and grandchildren, Cyris Marshall and Alec Wilkinson.

Graveside Services & Interment: 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Nadene Schellhorn

 

Nadene Schellhorn

1936-2014

 

Nadene Schellhorn, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at her home.

She was born June 22, 1936 to Wade and Clella (Derr) Eaton in Ridgeway, Missouri.

Nadene married Ray Schellhorn, Jr. He preceded her in death on January 23, 1994.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and St. Joseph Swiss Lodge Ladies’ Edelweiss Society.

Mrs. Schellhorn was also preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Wilbur, Bert & Glenn Eaton.

Survivors: sons, David Schellhorn (Debby), Cosby, Missouri and Brian Schellhorn (Patricia), St. Joseph, Missouri; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Thursday, Horigan Chapel. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Wednesday.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Francis House of Bread. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Nevin W. Husted

Nevin W. Husted obituaries

Nevin W. Husted

 

Nevin W. Husted, age 78 of Hale, MO died July 27, 2014.

He was born to Earl and Edith Husted in Trenton, MO.

He graduated from Trenton High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He married his sweetheart Angela in California, and lived there most of his life. To this union was born one child, Jeanette. He worked in telecommunications for 32 years.

Nevin loved trains, playing guitar and working on old cars.  His favorite thing to do was to sit on his swing on the front porch and relax.

He is survived by his daughter, Jeanette; two sisters, Frances Schuldt and Marie Kamphefner; and his brother-in-law, Lewis Kamphefner.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Angela; parents, Earl and Edith; and his brother, Glen.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Ora A. Brooke

Ora A. Brooke obituaries

Ora A. Brooke

1929-2014

 

Ora A. Brooke, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born October 24, 1929 in King City, Missouri to Norman and Bertha (Finch) Brooke.

He married Frances E. Bell, October 1, 1951.

Ora graduated from King City High School.  He proudly served in the US Navy during The Korean War and later in the Missouri Air National Guard and retired in 1989 as Chief Master Sergeant.  He later retired from St. Joseph Light and Power in 1990 as General Foreman.  After that he founded and operated a garage door installation and repair company.  He loved quail hunting, fishing, and in his later years working in the woodshop.

He was a member of Francis Street First United Methodist Church for over 50 years and a proud supporter of the Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Brooke was a member of the Brotherhood Lodge No. 269, A.F. & A.M., 32nd Degree K.C.C.H. Scottish Rite Mason; Moila Shrine; High Twelve Club No. 49.  He also belonged to the American Legion Post 287 and American Submarine Org.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Clara Maxine Brooke and Bea Burgess; and brother, Norman Brooke.

Survivors: wife, Frances; children, Michael Brooke (Karen), Tom Brooke (Debbie), Patricia Supple (Terry), and Jeff Brooke (Julia); sisters, Marjorie McPeak, Cleta Gillip, Carol Combs (Colin), and Vera Peregrine; brother, Stanley Brooke (Sharon); ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Savannah Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Tuesday.  In lieu of flowers the family suggest they be made to Frances Street First United Methodist or charity of donor’s choice.

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Marvin C. Thomas

Marvin C. Thomas obituaries

Marvin C. Thomas

1925-2014

 

Marvin C. Thomas, 88, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, July 25, 2014.

Marvin was born August 23, 1925 in St. Joseph to parents Claude and Roberta (Glenn) Thomas. He was a lifelong resident of St. Joseph. After graduating Central High School in 1943 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served in the Pacific Theater, including Iwo Jima, Saipan and Okinawa as a Radioman 3rd Class from 1943-1946. He was present at the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.

Marvin was a member of Wyatt Park Baptist Church for more than seventy years. He served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He worked for the United States Postal Service for thirty-three years. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, National Association of Letter Carriers and The American Legion.

Marvin married Betty Patricia Arnold of Stewartsville on March 8, 1947. She preceded him in death on December 1, 1994.

Survivors: daughter, Jackie Chambers (Jerry) of Chesterfield, Missouri; sons, Randy Thomas (Pam) of Midway, Kentucky and Steve Thomas (Alice) of Boerne, Texas; grandchildren, Sandra Fetters, Jennifer Garthe (Kevin), Erin Thomas, Kelly Dodd (Chris) and Jacqueline Thomas; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Jenna Fetters and Abby, William and Vivian Garthe; and sister, Mildred Queen.

Services:  1:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Monday.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated or the family suggest donations be made to American Legion Pony Express Post 359.

Jean Reagan Hunt

Jean Reagan Hunt

1916-2014

 

Jean Reagan Hunt, 97, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, July 25, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

She was born August 12, 1916 to John and Florence (Garton) Reagan in DeKalb, Missouri.

Jean married Roy N. Hunt on November 20, 1941. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1998.

She graduated from Platte Business College and attended Missouri Western State College. She worked in Radio in Columbia, South Carolina and St. Joseph, Missouri. Jean retired in 1991 as a manager for Hallmark Cards in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Mrs. Hunt was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church, Radiant Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Needles of Moila, Chapter JF, P.E.O. Sisterhood and volunteered at Heartland Hospital East Gift Shop.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Virginia Reagan; sister, Mildred Sampson; and brothers, Clive and Reginald Reagan.

Survivors: son, John R. Hunt; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call after 12:00 Noon Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Linda Kay Wiggins

Linda Kay Wiggins obituaries

Linda Kay Wiggins

1943-2014

 

Linda Kay Wiggins, 71, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

She was born June 23, 1943 to John and Helen (Meese) Lawson in Wabash, Indiana.

Linda was a graduate of Logansport High School in Logansport, Indiana. After graduation, Linda attended Indiana University. She had worked as a reservations agent for Delta and Eastern Airlines, a Personnel manager for Motorola Inc., a caseworker for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, and a personnel officer for Western Missouri Correctional Center.

Linda has volunteered as a teacher’s assistant for the Valley View School District in Suburban, Chicago, as an Administrative Support Worker in the head nursing office of Loyola University Medical Center hospital in Suburban, Chicago and at Heartland Regional medical Center in St. Joseph through Faith in Action.

Linda was a member of Caring First Church where she served in various ministries before becoming a member of Word of Life Church, Linda’s passions included Faith in God, being a devoted mother, helping people, singing, dancing, reading, baking, travelling and caring for her cats.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Steven Philip Magana.

Survivors: son, Michael Magana; brother, Dan Lawson (Dorinda), niece, Haley Lawson; nephew, Jonathan Lawson.

Services: 1:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be sent to National MS Society or the American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

 

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Sandra Colburn

Sandra Colburn

1954-2014

 

Sandra Colburn, 60, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, July 21, 2014 at North Kansas City Hospital.

She was born January 19, 1954 to Dean and Annette (Gladys) Gillette.

Survivors: son, Jesse Colburn.

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

Lois E. Barnes

Lois E. Barnes obituaries

Lois E. Barnes

1933-2014

 

Lois E. Barnes, 81, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at her home.

She was born July 17, 1933 to Alby and Dorothy (Miller) Byous in Cosby, Missouri.

Lois married Herbert Baber Barnes on June 13, 1963. He preceded her in death on February 17, 2006.

She graduated from Clarksdale High School in 1951 and retired from Mead Products after twenty-eight years. Lois also enjoyed bowling and spending time at Big Lake.

Mrs. Barnes was a past president of VFW Post 1668 Auxiliary, and member of MOCA Cootie Auxiliary and Bethel Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lloyd Byous and Glen Byous; sister, Wilma Hayward; granddaughter, Deborah Todd; and great-nephew, Eric Cline.

Survivors: brother, John Byous (Sandy); step-daughter, Sharon Jeffries; three grandchildren, Monty Todd (Tammy), Michelle Bradow (Mark) and David Todd II (Abby); eleven great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Vicki Ball (Mike), Rick Hayward, Tracie Garrett (Pat), Troy Byous (Patty) and Ryan Byous (Shannon); numerous great and great-great nieces and nephew; and sisters-in-law, Peggy Byous and Ursula Hayward.

Services:  10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

 

 

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