Lori Anne Godfrey 1958-2014 Lori Anne Godfrey, 55, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away after a courageous battle against cancer Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born September 11, 1958 in Canton, Ohio to Wayne Bittinger and Faith Rowland. She married Norman Godfrey, April 26, 1981. Lori graduated from Missouri Western University. She was a Special Education Teacher. She was a member of First Church of Nazarene and was very strong in her belief and… Read complete obituary here
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Ila M. Freeman 1938-2014 Ila M. Freeman, 75, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born October 26, 1938 to Herbert F. and Lorene (Staggs) Rumpf. Ila married James Frederick Freeman on April 2, 1961. He survives of the home. Mrs. Freeman was a graduate of Faucett High School and worked in accounting at UMB Bank for 18 years. She was also a member of Faith United Church. She was preceded… Read complete obituary here
Helen M. (Hamm) Hope 1924-2014 Helen Marie (Hamm) Hope, 89, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born on May 16, 1924 in St. Joseph to Walter and Geneva (Thompson) Hamm. She married Lloyd W. Hope on May 24, 1941 in St. Joseph. She worked at Westab during World War II. Then later worked as a meatwrapper at various grocery stores in St. Joseph retiring in 1982 from A&P. She… Read complete obituary here
Elvin Dean Rethemeyer 1936-2014 Elvin Dean Rethemeyer, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, March 7, 2014 at his home. He was born January 19, 1936 to Charlie and Frances (Greer) Rethemeyer in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Mary Ellen Jones on July 6, 1963. She survives of the home. Elvin loved his dog, Skeeter and liked to fiddle with many things in his garage. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and collecting coins. He was preceded in death by his… Read complete obituary here
Michael J. O’Grady 1946-2014 Michael J. O’Grady, 67, Sheridan, Missouri died Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Kansas City Veterans Hospital. He was born September 27, 1946 to James and Clara (McKeever) O’Grady in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Tammy K. Bench on December 31, 1987. She survives of the home. Michael proudly served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War. After that he worked for the Burlington Railroad and was a fur buyer. He enjoyed hunting,… Read complete obituary here
Mary Edith Heckman 1930-2014 Mary Edith Heckman, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born December 22, 1930 to George and Gladys (Reavis) Fleck in Andrew County, Missouri. She married Marion Heckman on October 22, 1953. He survives of the home. Mary was a member of Rea Union Church in Rea, Missouri but in recent years attended Central Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles,… Read complete obituary here
Hollis H. Schottel 1923-2014 Hollis H. Schottel, 90, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born October 17, 1923 to Horace and Hazel (Thompson) Holt in Helena, Missouri. She married Quinton J. Schottel on June 9, 1946. He survives of the home. Hollis was a secretary at the Avenue City School and a real estate agent for Sinclair Realty. She was a member of Helena United Methodist Church, a Past member… Read complete obituary here
Naomi P. Reardon 1924-2014 Naomi P. Reardon, 89, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born September 26, 1924 to Lue and Pearl (Runyon) Scott in St. Joseph, Missouri. She married Joseph P. Reardon, Sr. in June 1942. He preceded her in death on May 28, 2002. Naomi was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church. She was also preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers; and five sisters.… Read complete obituary here
Earl R. Carter 1923-2014 Earl R. Carter, 90, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born April 22, 1923 to Franklin and Sarah (Denning) Carter in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Helen Irene Schreiber on August 10, 1946. She preceded him in death on August 29, 1971. He then married JoAnn Monach on July 7, 1972. She preceded him in death on January 29, 2007. Earl proudly served in the United… Read complete obituary here
Jim D. Brand 1950-2014 Jim D. Brand, 64, St. Joseph, Missouri died peacefully Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in St. Joseph, Missouri at his home surrounded by family. He was born January 30, 1950 to Bonnie (Goodwin) Brand in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was a graduate of Central High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Marketing from Missouri Western State University. He enjoyed a long career in the wood floor care industry. Jim was a good… Read complete obituary here