Obituaries

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Theora Thelma Rowland

Theora Thelma Rowland
1930-2015
 
Theora Thelma Rowland, 85, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at her residence.
She was born February 21, 1930 in Utica, Missouri to George and Queen (Reed) Thomas, Sr.
Theora married George “Billy” Rowland, Sr. February 7, 1945.
She was a nursing assistant.
Theora was a member of St. Francis Baptist Temple and former member of Grant AME Church and First Baptist Mt. Union.  She was an exceptional  mother, cook, and baker.  An avid Royals fan and she loved… Read complete obituary here






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Edith Schmidt

Edith Schmidt
1920 – 2015
Edith Schmidt, 94, Clackamas, OR passed away Thursday July 16, 2015.  Graveside Farewell Services and Interment 10:00 A.M. Friday July 31, Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO.

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Travis Young

Travis Young
1970 -2015
 
Travis Young, 44, St. Joseph, MO passed away Tuesday July 28, 2015.  Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.Meierhoffer.com.

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Frances L. “Frannie” Haynes

 

Frances L. “Frannie” Haynes
1942-2015
 
Frances L. “Frannie” Haynes, 72, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born October 12, 1942 to John and Opal Edwards in St. Joseph, Missouri.
She went to Lafayette High School, worked at Woolco and later as the bookkeeper at Food 4 Less for many years, retiring in 2006.
Frances was the matriarch of the family. She had a quick wit, a keen sense of humor, but was also… Read complete obituary here






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Harry L. Archer

Harry L. Archer
1923-2015
 
Harry L. Archer, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at Cameron Regional Medical Center.
He was born April 6, 1923 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Fred and May (Maxfield) Archer.
Harry married Lorraine Purdy on December 26, 1947. She preceded him in death on May 7, 2008.
Mr. Archer proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during WWII. He was recognized for his service to his country with the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
He worked as… Read complete obituary here






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Juanita Margaruite (Smith) Nienas

Juanita Margaruite (Smith) Nienas
1918-2015
Juanita Margaruite (Smith) Nienas was born on December 6, 1918 in St. Joseph, MO to Ida Victoria Caudell and William Ottis Smith. Juanita and her siblings Jesse Bennett, Thomas Jefferson, and Leota Evelyn were raised in St. Joseph.  After graduating from Lafayette High School, Juanita practiced as a cosmetologist until WW II.  Early in the war she met and was engaged to Homer W. Chinn, an Army Air Corps ferry pilot trainee at Rosecrans Airfield.  Homer went… Read complete obituary here






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Evelyn O’Neal

Evelyn O’Neal
1931-2015
 
Evelyn (Rebel) O’Neal, 84, peacefully passed into eternal life on July 25, 2015 at her home in St. Joseph Mo.  Evelyn was born on July 16, 1931, on the family farm near Craig, Missouri, to Ben and Leona (Haer) Rebel.
On March 27, 1955, she married Benton O’Neal at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church at Craig, Missouri and moved to Coronado Island in California while Benton was enlisted in the Navy.  They moved to Lincoln, Nebraska while Benton was in college… Read complete obituary here






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J. Pete Harrington, Sr.

J. Pete Harrington, Sr.
1942-2015
 
J. Pete Harrington, Sr., 73, Faucett, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his residence.
He was born March 5, 1942 to Purcell and Audrey (Chaney) Harrington in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
He had 3 loves in his life, first and foremost, his family. He was their rock that held everything together. Next was his job at the National Records Center for Social Security and lastly was being outside hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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Anthony Ray Colgan

Anthony Ray Colgan
1945-2015
 
Anthony Ray Colgan was born February 6, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to Dorothy Bailey Colgan Kern and Floyd Richard Colgan who both preceded him in death.
Tony attended Lafayette High School then joined the Navy. After he was honorably discharged from the armed services Tony traveled throughout numerous countries making many friends along the way. He finally made his way back home about five years ago and decided it was time to stay.
Tony is survived by four daughters; Amy,… Read complete obituary here






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Jody Mills

Jody Mills
1960-2015
 
Jody Mills, 55, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Mosaic Life Care.
He was born February 23, 1960.
Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. A register book is available at the funeral home.

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