Barbara Louise Haines

Barbara Louise Haines obituaries

Barbara Louise Haines

1951-2014

 

Barbara Louise Haines, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, 63, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at her home.

She was born April 11, 1951 to Howard and Janice (Hyatt) Walton in Newark, New Jersey.

Barbara married Kevin Haines on May 14, 1977. He survives of the home.

She was a member of The Edge Christian Fellowship and loved to cook, draw, paint, read her Bible and spend time with her family.

Mrs. Haines was preceded in death by her mother.

Additional Survivors: son, Mike Haines (Waynette), St. Joseph, Missouri; daughter, Carrie Ann Garris, St. Joseph, Missouri; father, Boynton Beach, Florida; step-father, James Rawlins, Tucson, Arizona; grandchildren, Rebecca Garris, Tristan and Chloe Haines; brothers, James Walton and Chip Walton (Lisa); sisters Laura Reynolds, Christine Sherwood and Stacie Weber; aunt, Carol Reed; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services: 3:00 P.M. Saturday, September 27, The Edge Christian Fellowship, Southside Campus. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Jean F. (Poe) Giseburt Mynatt

Jean F. (Poe) Giseburt Mynatt

1933-2014

 

Jean F. (Poe) Giseburt Mynatt, 81, Blue Springs, Missouri died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Centerpoint Medical Center.

She was born April 18, 1933 to George and Iva (McJunkin) Poe in Mound City, Missouri.

Jean married William Mynatt in 1973. He preceded her in death in 1986.

She liked Royals Baseball and Jayhawks Basketball and was a member of Francis Street United Methodist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: sons, Danny, Joseph, David and John Giseburt; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Graveside Services & Interment: 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Mount Auburn Cemetery. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Mildred L. (Mears) Noel

Mildred L. (Mears) Noel obituaries

Mildred L. (Mears) Noel

1918-2014

 

Mildred L. (Mears) Noel, 95, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, September 15, 2014 at Vintage Gardens North.

She was born December 31, 1918 to O.C. and Mary (Finney) Mears in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Mildred married Frank J. Noel on October 14, 1939. He preceded her in death on February 20, 2007.

Her family was the most important thing to her and she cherished the times she spent with them.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Tommy F. Noel; sister, Irene Dittemore; and sister-in-law, Esther Mears.

Survivors: grandchildren, John Noel (Patricia) and Keira Raesly (Chris); great-grandchildren, Blake and Ella Raesly and Lyla Noel; and brother, Charles Mears.

Memorial Graveside Services and Inurnment: 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment Faucett Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society or Hands of Hope Hospice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

George “Bob” Ziph

George “Bob” Ziph obituaries

George “Bob” Ziph

1937-2014

 

George “Bob” Ziph, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at his daughter’s home.

He was born May 16, 1937 to George and Grace (Masteller) Ziph.

George married Phyllis Irene Turner in 1958. She preceded him in death on September 17, 1993.

George graduated from Benton High School and he proudly served in the Navy and Air National Guard.  He worked as a linesman at Southwestern Bell and following that he managed Ziph Car Wash.  He also worked as an emergency medical technician-paramedic/instructor for 17 years.  During that time he graduated from the LPN program and retired from Heartland after 28 years.

Mr. Ziph was a longtime active member of First Lutheran Church.  He participated in the church council, as a Sunday School teacher, a supply preacher, and the choir.

George enjoyed family vacations and fishing in Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Raymond “Tony” Ziph; grandson, Lee Palmer; and sister, Diane (Kilgore) Julian.

Survivors: daughter, Debbie Palmer (Richard) St. Joseph, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Christina Ziph, St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Brandon Ziph (Jennifer), Anthony Worm, Gwyn Worm, and Renee Ziph; four great-grandchildren; sister, Carol Wilson; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial Service:  10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 27, 2014 at First Lutheran Church. Inurnment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family suggest donations be made to First Lutheran Church.   Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Rev. Orval “Byron” Stewart

Rev. Orval “Byron” Stewart obituaries

Rev. Orval “Byron” Stewart

1920-2014

 

Rev. Orval “Byron” Stewart, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, September 15, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

He was born September 22, 1920 to Sanders Paul and Mary Elizabeth (Cummings) Stewart in Kansas City, Missouri.

Orval married Bertha Lee on June 1, 1941. She preceded him in death.

Mr. Stewart served in the United States Army during World War II and was a member of the Bulge Busters where he remained for the duration of the war. He was later transferred to Little Rock, Arkansas where he was charged with guarding German prisoners. He attended Southwest Baptist College and later received his Certificate of Christian Education from Midwestern Theological Seminary. Orval was the pastor for 18 years at the 11th Street Baptist Church. He also worked at Mead.

Orval loved fishing, working with flowers, and working in his garden. He also liked working on cars and even completely restored a pickup truck including the motor.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; son-in-law, Edward Martin; grandson, Michael Stewart; and brothers, Paul and Robert Stewart.

Survivors: sons, Jimmie Stewart, Sr. (Barbara), Paris, Missouri and Robert Melvin Stewart (Linda), St. Joseph, Missouri; daughters, Norma Jean Martin, St. Joseph, Missouri, Sheryl Helsel (Eddie), Easton, Missouri, and Karen Pruitt (John), Shelby, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Leola Stewart, St. Joseph, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Wendall Marvin Stewart, St. Joseph, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

Services:  3:00 P.M. Thursday, Patee Park Baptist Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, they may be made to the family.

Opal R. Heater

Opal R. Heater obituaries

Opal R. Heater

1917-2014

 

Opal R. Heater, 96, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born December 24, 1917 to Homer and Bessie (Salmons) Wheeler in Savannah, Missouri.

Opal married Robert Heater on September 30, 1944. He preceded her in death in 1970

Opal’s father did not have to enlist in the Army in 1917 because he had a new infant daughter. During World War II, Opal was a “Rosie the Riveter.” She made rifle shells at Remington Arms in Independence where she met her future husband on the production line.

Mrs. Heater worked for Whitaker Cable and Sherwood Medical as an assembler. She retired at age 75 when the plant closed after the flood in 1993. She was a member of King Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Heater was a cake decorator and enjoyed working with ceramics.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William L and Roland Wheeler; and sisters, Doris K. Wilson and Viola Wheeler.

Survivors: son, Bob Heater (Jackie); grandsons, Justin and Preston Bruckshaw; and great-grandsons, Taylor and Bensen Bruckshaw, all of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Services:  1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Mount Zion Cemetery, Gower, Missouri.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  For those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Diabetes Association or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Kent L. Clark

Kent L. Clark obituaries

Kent L. Clark

1951-2014

 

Kent L. Clark, 63, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, September 12, 2014 at his home.

He was born February 3, 1951 to George and Eunice (Bumbacher) Clark in Arkansas City, Kansas.

Kent married Randi Johnson on October 21, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She survives of the home.

He was a graduate of Lafayette High School and worked at Altec for ten years and managed many body shops.

Mr. Clark enjoyed gardening, cooking and NASCAR, though he most enjoyed making people smile.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Clark; twin brother, Keith Clark; and son, Matt Maretoli.

Additional Survivors: children, Holly Keling (Todd), Cale Clark, Amanda Maretoli and Tammy Flowers (Doug), all of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Tre Flowers, Tori Flowers, Ashleigh McClurg, Macy Keling, Matti Maretoli, Maximus Maretoli and Kenlee Maretoli; brother, Joe Clark (Pam), St. Joseph, Missouri and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life: 7:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Inurnment Whispering Pines Cremation Garden at St. Joseph Memorial Park at a later date. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to be sent to the grandchildren’s mission fund in c/o Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Steven A. Mallory

Steven A. Mallory obituaries

Steven A. Mallory

1924-2014

 

Steven A. Mallory, 90, Cameron, Missouri died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, Missouri.

He was born February 6, 1924 to Ray and Sally (Groom) Mallory in DeKalb, Missouri.

Steven proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Steven saw action in the Pacific and went down on the USS O’Brien after being torpedoed by a Japanese Submarine. He worked for Quaker Oats for over forty years.

He went to a lot of the Navy and World War II reunions and kept up with his Quaker friends at their monthly coffee meetings at Betty’s Café.

Mr. Mallory was an avid hunter, fisherman, enjoyed traveling, horseback riding and square dancing. He also enjoyed board games, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles and gardening. Steven attended Brookdale Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by three wives, Itrice, Mildred and Eva; his parents; two sisters, Margaret and Sarah; and one brother, Bob.

Survivors: children, Steven W. Mallory (Theresa), Scott Mallory, Wanda Vieth, Ellen Blackburn (Tom), Edward Anderson (Geneva), Larry Boeh (June) and Marsha Bumphrey; fourteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; sister, Leatha; numerous nieces and nephews; step-daughters, Ellen Blackburn and Marsha Bumphrey; step-sons, Ed Anderson and Larry Boeh.

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

Milton J. “BOOB” Day

Milton J. “BOOB” Day obituaries

Milton J. “BOOB” Day

1923-2014

 

Milton J. “BOOB” Day, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 20, 1923 to Ben and Rose (Carmen) Daynovsky.

He married Grace Steinberg on December 25, 1949.

“BOOB” a name his brother gave him in his youth, proudly served in the Air Force during WWII.  He flew 40 missions as a navigator and ball turret gunner in a B-24, and also received the Purple Heart.

He received a Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of South Dakota and his masters from the University of Missouri.  He started his teaching career in Agency and Faucett and in 1954 at St. Joseph Central, where he also helped coach basketball, football, and track.  In 1968, he became the Director of Secondary Education for the St. Joseph School District and retired from that position in 1984.   After his retirement he went on to work at Missouri Western State University, where he supervised student teachers.

BOOB was very active in sports, especially handball, bowling, basketball, and slow-pitch softball, which he played until he was 70.

Mr. Day was a member of the St, Joseph Lodge No. 78, A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite; Moila and also former member of the Lions Club.  He served as a board member of Temple B’Nai Sholem and former board member of The American Red Cross.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Isadore Day; sisters, Sarah Silverman, Ethel Rosenstein, and Ann Defrin.

Survivors: wife, Grace; children, Douglas Day, of Los Angeles, California and Allison Day and her husband, James Feltman of Coconut Grove, Florida; grandchildren, Rachel Day of New York, New York, Dr. Richard Feltman and wife, Nicole  of New York, New York and Nicole Merrill of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Bernice Day; brother-in-law, Harry Steinberg; five nieces and one nephew, numerous great-nieces and great-nephews; and his caregiver Elizabeth Ballard.

Services: 2:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment B’Nai Yaakov Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  For those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Temple B’Nai Sholem, American Red Cross or a charity of donor’s choice.

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Clyde Puett, Jr.

Clyde Puett, Jr. obituaries

Clyde Puett, Jr.

1939-2014

 

Clyde Puett, Jr., 75, Del Ray Beach, Florida, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, September 8, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 7, 1939 to Clyde and Goldie (Steinhauer) Puett in Falls City, Nebraska.

He married Janice Lee Corwin on April 2, 1960. She survives of the home.

Mr. Puett was a 1959 graduate of Central High School and attended St. Joseph Junior College. Clyde proudly served in the United States Army from 1958-1966.

He was a Master Plumber, Welder and Steamfitter for the Local #45 from 1959 until he retired in 1999. He was also a Past Master of the King Hill Lodge #376, A.F. & A.M., 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, York Rite Bodies, Moila Shrine and Legion of Honor and a Past Member of Elks Lodge in Del Ray Beach, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and four brothers, William, Robert, Earl and Kenneth Puett.

Additional Survivors: son, Brian Puett (Chris), St. Joseph, Missouri; daughters, Joni Stendebach (John), St. Joseph, Missouri and Deborah Brandt (Shawn), Des Moines, Iowa; four grandchildren, Adam Camp (Kristin), Zach and Jacob Brandt and Nicolas Puett; two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Evan Camp; numerous nieces and nephews; and one sister, Wanda Billington (Clair).

Memorial Services:  10:00 A.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Wednesday.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Heart Association. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.