Obituaries

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Barbara Jean Crouch

Barbara Jean Crouch 1926-2014   Barbara Jean Crouch, 88, Fremont, Nebraska formally of St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, August 29, 2014 at a healthcare facility in Nebraska. She was born May 11, 1926 to Marion David and Betty (Irey) Roseberry in Garnett, Kansas. Barbara married Raymond Rex Russell on December 6, 1945. He preceded her in death. She then married James Lee Crouch on August 25, 1956. He preceded her in death on November 25, 1978. Barbara retired from JcPenney’s,… Read complete obituary here

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Liz Jackson

Liz Jackson 1972-2014   Liz Jackson, 42, Wathena, Kansas died Monday, August 25, 2014 at a healthcare facility in Wathena, Kansas. She was born January 5, 1972 to Nolan and Mary (Watkins) Starr, Sr. in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a graduate of Elwood High School class of 1990 and Vatterott College. Liz loved her family. Survivors: children, Daurice Starr, Casey Jackson, Jr. , Demetri Jackson and Dashauna Jackson; parents; brothers, Nolan H. Starr, Jr. and William Starr (Chrystal); and… Read complete obituary here

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Betty Jo (Keys) Steva

Betty Jo (Keys) Steva 1934-2014   Betty Jo (Keys) Steva, 80, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Steva was born in Kansas City, Missouri on June 12, 1934 to Troy and Gladys (Nichols) Keys. She was of the Christian faith. Betty Jo graduated from Paseo High School of Kansas City in 1952 and attended Business College for two years. Over the years she worked for IMCO Container Corporation of Kansas City, Sears, H.D.… Read complete obituary here

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Lois C. Wood

Lois C. Wood 1928-2014   Lois C. Wood, 85, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born November 6, 1928 to Leslie and Paula (Schnuelle) Schneider in St. Joseph, Missouri. Lois married Robert B. Wood on March 1, 1952. He preceded her in death on June 7, 2012. She graduated from Central High School class of 1946, Gard Business School and went to work at Commerce Loan. She later worked and retired… Read complete obituary here

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Helen L. Wood

Helen L. Wood 1926-2014   Helen L. Wood, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri went home to be with Jesus Sunday, August 24, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born September 23, 1926 to Roscoe Byron and Gladys Arceal (Adkins) Smith. Helen married Robert P. Wood on November 27, 1948. He preceded her in death. Mrs. Wood graduated from Missouri Methodist School of Nursing and later became a homemaker. Helen was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed knitting,… Read complete obituary here

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George E. Liechti

George E. Liechti 1929-2014   George E. Liechti, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born December 28, 1929 to Jacob and Blanche (Euler) Liechti in Wathena, Kansas. He married Betty J. Finney on January 12, 1951. She survives of the home. George served in the Korean War.  He worked at Dugdale Packing Company for 35 years retiring as President. George went on to own and operate Dugdale of Nebraska,… Read complete obituary here

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Lennon Joel Myers

Lennon Joel Myers 2014-2014   Lennon Joel Myers, 3 days old, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He was born August 19, 2014 to Josh and Cara (Shanks) Myers. He was preceded in death by his brother, Zachary M. Myers, September, 11 2001; maternal grandmother, Ethel Shanks; and paternal grandfather, Major Myers. Survivors: parents, Josh and Cara Myers; brother, Corey A. Myers; sister, Lexi F. Myers; brother, Dawson K. Myers, all of the home;… Read complete obituary here

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Joyce B. Worley

Joyce B. Worley 1941-2014   Joyce B. Worley, 73, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1941 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Frank and Violet (Wilfong) Howard. Joyce was a caretaker.  She loved playing bingo and going to the casinos. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Johnny White; sister, Betty Lewis; infant sister, Pat Howard; son-in-law, Larry Stains; and two grandsons, Tim Clark and Jason McCoy.… Read complete obituary here

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Catherine E. Kerford

Catherine E. Kerford 1912-2014   Catherine E. Kerford, 102, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, August 22, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born March 12, 1912 to William Elijah and Angie (Matthews) Kerford in St. Joseph, Missouri. She taught for numerous years in the St. Joseph School District and was a longtime member of Christ Episcopal Church. In her younger years she was active in sports and enjoyed watching them in her later years. She also loved spending… Read complete obituary here

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Donald L. Buckner

Donald L. Buckner 1934-2014   Donald L. Buckner, 80, Agency, Missouri died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born May 12, 1934 to Glenn and Alice (Laderer) Buckner in Mound City, Kansas. He married Meryldee Sparks on May 1, 1954. She survives of the home. Donald was an avid painter and photographer, fisherman, gardener and lover of his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Gregory Buckner. Additional Survivors: daughters, Sherry… Read complete obituary here

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