Ida M. Charleston

Ida M. Charleston obituaries

Ida M. Charleston

1928-2014

 

Ida M. Charleston, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at her residence.

She was born February 26, 1928 to Elmer and Ida Colwell in Quitman, Missouri.

Survivors: daughter; Mona J. Ward, Raymore, Missouri, Janice L Watson, Agency, Missouri, Alberta Charleston, St. Joseph, Missouri, foster daughter; Penny Drake, Arkansas, 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 6 great great-grandchildren.

Dorothy V. Kasch

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Dorothy V. Kasch

1921-2014

 

Dorothy V. Kasch, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Mosaic Life Care.

She was born May 17, 1921 to Jacob and Thelma (Goldsberg) Glantz in St. Joseph, Missouri.

She was a waitress, a grocery cashier for South Belt Green Hills and Beattie 39 and later a caregiver.

She was baptized at the South Park Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas H. Maddox, George F. Taylor and Earl D. “Jack” Burns; and sister, Alvera Walker

Survivors: children, Lauretta Adams (Freddie), Marshall, Missouri, George “Butch” Taylor (Judy), St. Joseph, Missouri and Jacque Mann (Tom), St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Don Adams (Dianne), of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and Palm Coast, Florida, Sandra Adams, of Columbia, Missouri, Ronnie Taylor, Connie Ide (Michael), Nancy Taylor, Tyler Mann (Brandi) and Tami Parsons (Tiger), of the St. Joseph area; great grandchildren, Haley Adams, of Columbia, Missouri, Christopher Munsterman, Danny Munsterman, Taylor Harris, Tyler Mann, Jr., Thomas Mann IV, Turner Parsons and Teegan Parsons, of the St. Joseph area; two nieces and one nephew who were raised in the home, Patricia A. Nichalson (Gaylen), Deborah S. Walker (Ron) and Garth “Alan” Walker; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Healing Farewell:  2:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 1:00 to 2:00 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 the American Cancer Society.

Robert Lee “Bob” Smullin

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Robert Lee “Bob” Smullin

1951-2014

 

Robert Lee “Bob” Smullin, 63, St. Joseph, Missouri passed Wednesday,December 17, 2014 at Mosaic Life Care.

He was born September 23, 1951 to Thurman and Elizabeth Smullin in Chicago, Illinois.

Bob married Donna McLaughlin on June 30, 1988.

He was a certified medication tech at Carriage Square and enjoyed cooking for his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son-in-law, Charlie Cook.

Survivors: Wife; Son; Aaron Smullin, daughter’s; Renee Cook (Brian McClintick), Brittany Smullin, and Jenny Wing (Keith), grandchildren; Mallory, Trevor, Logan, Ethan, Emma, and Macie, sister’s; JoAnn Williams (Mike), Loretta Brown, Rosie and Joetta, and his beloved cat, Tigger.

Simple Farewell:  1:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.

Anthony Douglas Armstrong

 

Anthony Douglas Armstrong

2014-2014

 

Anthony Douglas Armstrong, 7 months, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at his home.

Survivors: mother, Macayla Jo Armstrong, of the home; sister, Alycia Marie Armstrong, of the home; maternal grandparents, Terry and Tracy Armstrong, Wathena, Kansas; uncles, Tyler and Dameyn Armstrong, St. Joseph, Missouri; aunt, Samantha Thomas, St. Joseph, Missouri; great uncle, Richard Bialek, North Platte, Nebraska; great aunt, Iva May Ransom, Council Bluffs, Iowa; cousin, Alexis Ransom, Council Bluffs, Iowa; and many extended family and friends.

Healing Farewell: 1:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family requests donations to be made to Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Lorree Oliver

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Lorree Oliver

1924-2014

 

Lorree Oliver, 90, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, December 15, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born June 17, 1924 to Harley and Lottie Collier in Albany, Missouri.

On December 2, 1945, Lorree married her high school sweetheart, Robert F. Oliver. The two had a close and joyous relationship until his sudden passing on November 25, 1996.

Lorree worked side by side with her husband, Bob, at both the bank in King City, Missouri and the Farmer’s Bank of Maysville, Missouri. She is very strong in her religious beliefs and was an active member in the Maysville Christian Church and transferred her membership to Wyatt Park Christian Church when she moved to St. Joseph after the passing of Bob. Lorree has been a member of the P.E.O. since 1948.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers; Orvin and Dorsey Collier, sisters; Cova Spiking and Colleen Gillip, and grandson Christopher Livingston.

Survivors: daughters, Kathy Constable (Denny), Independence, Missouri and Tami Claycomb (Rich), Agency, Missouri; four grandchildren, Lorrissa Rawlinson, Lake Winnebago, Missouri, Jennifer Schmidt (Jake), Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Josh Oliver, St. Joseph, Missouri and Jamie Dinneen, St. Joseph, Missour;  four great-grandchildren; Payton and Carter Schmidt, Maddox Oliver and Jane Rawlinson; and many nieces and nephews.

Healing Farewell: 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment King City Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service. Family request memorial gifts to be made to PEO Chapter DV, Maysville, Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Beverly Marie Limley

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Beverly Marie Limley

1943-2014

 

Beverly Marie Limley, 71, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, December 14, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born February 9, 1943 to Ralph and Margaret (Pritchett) Rollett in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Beverly married Carl Limley on July 11, 1958. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2013.

She loved her grandchildren and her dogs and liked to shop.

Mrs. Limley was also preceded in death by her parents; grandson, David Scott Limley; and son-in-law, Walter Blohm.

Survivors: son, David Limley (Kathy), Helena, Missouri; daughters, Sandy Payne (Jim), Stewartsville, Missouri, Pam Ellis (Vernon), Savannah, Missouri, Vicki Blohm, St. Joseph, Missouri and Becky Bonnett (David), St. Joseph, Missouri; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Eugene Rollett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

Libby (Polsky) Farber

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Libby (Polsky) Farber

1922-2014

 

Libby (Polsky) Farber, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. She was born January 10, 1922, to Benjamin and Bessie (Galler) Polsky.

Libby graduated from Central High School and St. Joseph Junior College. After WWII, she met a returning veteran, Hymie Farber, who became her husband on September 22, 1946.

Libby loved to entertain. Nothing made her happier than to be surrounded by family and friends. She loved to dance, and she and Hymie were excellent dancers. She also loved to play duplicate bridge. Both Libby and Hymie became Life Masters and traveled to bridge tournaments around the country.

Libby will be remembered as a phenomenal mother, grandmother, and friend.  Her daughters were her life, and when her grandchildren came along, she gave them all unconditional love. She was a role model for what a mother and grandmother should be.

Everyone loved Libby. Besides her many close friends, she had a special bond with her sister Sylvia. They were each other’s companion and confidante.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Morris, Milton, and Simon Polsky, and sister Sylvia Kaplan.  Survivors include her children Marilyn Elaine Cowan, Overland Park, KS and Marsha Ava Conant (James), St. Joseph, MO; grandchildren Bryan Cowan (Amy), Dallas TX, David Cowan (Kelly) Overland Park, KS, Douglas Cowan (Cara), Leawood, KS, James G. Conant, Austin, TX, Elizabeth Conant, St. Joseph, MO, Marjorie Wongskhaluang (Jeff), Leawood, KS, Eleanore McAlexander (Ford), Indianapolis, IN, five great-grandchildren Drake, Eva, Kennedy, Alexandra (Lexi), and Dylan Cowan, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Healing Farewell 3:30 PM Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Shaare Sholem Cemetery. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Caroleen Violett

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Caroleen Violett

1946-2014

 

Caroleen Violett, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, December 15, 2014 at her home.

She was born July 30, 1946 to Estell “E.C.” and Ida May (Gregory) Grooms in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Caroleen married Mike Violett on October 20, 1972 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Easton, Missouri. He survives of the home.

She was a graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School Class of 1964 and Platt-Gard Business College. Caroleen was an Administrative Assistant for many years ending her career at the University of Missouri Extension Regional Office.

Mrs. Violett was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, where she volunteered for many years on the St. Anne’s Altar Society. She was also active as a volunteer with Pack & Troop 31 at St. Francis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Janet Strub and Barbara Bonjean; and brother, Dennis Grooms.

Additional Survivors: daughter, Janelle Mather (David), Platte City, Missouri; son, Kurt Violett (Tamara), Mount Vernon, Missouri; and five grandchildren, Kacee Reifsteck (Tyler), Shelby Lloyd, Karissa Lloyd, Kara Violett and Brett Violett.

Mass of Christian Burial:  1:30 P.M. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery.  Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  In lieu of flowers, for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Mosaic Life Care Hospice or St. Francis Student Endowment Fund. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Dennis T. Spencer

 Dennis T. Spencer obituaries

Dennis T. Spencer

1930-2014

 

Dennis T. Spencer, 84, Cameron, Missouri died Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Missouri Veterans Home of Cameron, Missouri.

He was born July 24, 1930 in Clarksdale, Missouri to Ralph and Hazel (Thornton) Spencer.

Dennis married Norma Lea Cohrs on August 18, 1956. She preceded him in death on March 31, 2014.

He was an over the road truck driver.

He enjoyed playing cards, spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; son; Alan, brother; Darrel Spencer, sisters; Marrion Schottel, and Marie Spencer.

Survivors:  sons, Dennis W. Spencer, Clarksdale, Missouri and Steven L. Spencer, Clarksdale, Missouri; three grandchildren, Jami Bailey (Shane) and Kristin Kunzler (Blaine), Jacob Corkins; and great-grandchildren,Paige Kunzler, Sarah Spencer, Heather Bailey, Addison Kunzler, Michael and Patrick Bailey.

Healing Farewell:  10:00 A.M. Thursday, Central Christian Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

Mike Motsinger

Mike Motsinger obituaries

Mike Motsinger

1956-2014

 

Mike Motsinger, 58, Stewartsville, Missouri died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at his home.

He was born August 5, 1956 to Wendell and Jeanette (Miliszewski) Motsinger in Wichita, Kansas.

Mike married Lynn (Pratt) Brown on July 4, 2014. She survives of the home.    He was a handyman for everyone and liked KU and the KC Chiefs. Mike enjoyed pheasant hunting and building hot rods. He also liked to drag race and go to car shows.

Mr. Motsinger was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Kay Motsinger; and uncle, Larry Motsinger.

Additional  Survivors: sons, Jason Motsinger and Chris Motsinger (Rachelle), St. Joseph, Missouri; step-son, Mitchell Brown (Jenny), Wichita, Kansas; step-daughter, Michaela Brown, Atchison, Kansas; sister, Lisa Stickley (Les); grandchildren, Palin, Jagger, Taylor, Griffin, Brendan, Mallory and Maddox; and numerous aunts and cousins.

Healing Farewell:  10:00 A.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.