Martha V. Thompson 1920-2014 Martha V. Thompson, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born May 24, 1920 to Walter and Ona (Burroughs) Bateman in Parnell, Missouri. Martha married Chester Thompson on June 16, 1940. She preceded him in death on March 10, 1990. She was a longtime antique collector. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, and three brothers. Survivors: brother, Drexel Bateman (Rosalee), Gladstone… Read complete obituary here
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Roger L. Fisher 1926-2014 Roger L. Fisher, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. He was born November 25, 1926 to Leo and Rosa (Isaacson) Fisher in Peoria, Illinois. He married Waunita Jennings on December 19, 1954. She preceded him in death on October 7, 1999. He then married Betty Ruth Wilson on August 4, 2001. She survives of the home. Roger proudly served in the United States Navy and was a veteran… Read complete obituary here
John “Jack” E. Curnutt 1945-2014 John “Jack” E. Curnutt, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at his home. He was born May 29, 1945 to Eldon and Mary Katherine (Gorsuch) Curnutt in Maryville, Missouri. Jack married Kathy Schultz on February 10, 1982. She survives of the home. Mr. Curnutt served in the Air National Guard and owned and operated the Dutch Maid Amish Store. He attended Grace Evangelical Church and enjoyed… Read complete obituary here
1930-2014 Marion Clyde Blessing, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Home, Cameron, Missouri. He was born November 19, 1930 in New Hampton, Missouri to Harlan and Birdie (Powelson) Blessing. He married Joy Maxine Pumphrey, October 3, 1953. Marion graduated from New Hampton High School Class of 1949. He proudly served in the Army National Guard and later in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked for 31… Read complete obituary here
Jack Edward Teegarden 1928-2014 Jack Edward Teegarden, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Living Community of St. Joseph. He was born March 29, 1928 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Samuel and Josephine (Butcher) Teegarden. He married Bette Nass in 1949. Jack retired from the US Army as a Chief Warrant Officer III after 23 years of military service. He taught Gerontology at Highland Community College; was a planner and trainer for emergency preparedness and hazardous… Read complete obituary here
William Westall II 1957-2014 William Westall II, 56, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was born November 7, 1957. William was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors: children, Elizabeth Mullen and William R. “Will” Westall, III; and a niece, Heidi Westall. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family requests memorial contributions to be made to the family c/o Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.
Barbara M. Piercy 1931-2014 Barbara M. Piercy, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at her home. She was born August 5, 1931 to Hughie and Nona (Anderson) Strup in Kansas City, Missouri. She married Richard “Travis” Piercy on October 11, 1958. He preceded her in death on April 29, 1991. Barbara was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church and was accomplished pianist, organist and soloist. She was also a talented artist and avid hole-in-one golfer.… Read complete obituary here
Shawn Sisco 1976-2014 Shawn Sisco, 37, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, April 7, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born November 6, 1976 to Lonnie and Deborah (Hammers) Sisco in St. Joseph, Missouri. Shawn enjoyed music, playing guitar, fishing and boating. He loved spending time with his friends, but especially his sons. He had an amazing sense of humor, but also a serious side as he was a strong advocate of Narcotics Anonymous and helped many through… Read complete obituary here
Joan Jewel “Joanie” Thomas 1931-2014 Graveside services were held April 9, 2014 for Miss. Joan Jewel Thomas, (Joanie) at Memorial Park Cemetery who passed away April 5, 2014, age 83. Officiating The Rev. Charles Caskey of Christ Episcopal Church. She was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, February 22, 1931, attended grade schools here and graduated from Central High School and Gard’s Business College. Miss. Thomas had worked in the office at Swift and Co. 12 years and for 30… Read complete obituary here
Lorene Minnie Hainey 1918-2014 Lorene Hainey, 96, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, April 4, 2014. She was born January 6, 1918 in Amazonia, Missouri to Oscar and Minnie (Bechter) Strasser. Lorene married Merill Lee Hainey February 9, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents, brothers Jacob and Carl Strasser and her sister, Helen Shreve. She was the past Chairman of the Missouri Kidney Foundation and board member of… Read complete obituary here