Obituaries

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Steven A. Mallory

Steven A. Mallory 1924-2014   Steven A. Mallory, 90, Cameron, Missouri died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, Missouri. He was born February 6, 1924 to Ray and Sally (Groom) Mallory in DeKalb, Missouri. Steven proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Steven saw action in the Pacific and went down on the USS O’Brien after being torpedoed by a Japanese Submarine. He worked for Quaker Oats… Read complete obituary here

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Milton J. “BOOB” Day

Milton J. “BOOB” Day 1923-2014   Milton J. “BOOB” Day, 91, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1923 to Ben and Rose (Carmen) Daynovsky. He married Grace Steinberg on December 25, 1949. “BOOB” a name his brother gave him in his youth, proudly served in the Air Force during WWII.  He flew 40 missions as a navigator and ball turret gunner in a B-24, and also… Read complete obituary here

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Clyde Puett, Jr.

Clyde Puett, Jr. 1939-2014   Clyde Puett, Jr., 75, Del Ray Beach, Florida, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, September 8, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born July 7, 1939 to Clyde and Goldie (Steinhauer) Puett in Falls City, Nebraska. He married Janice Lee Corwin on April 2, 1960. She survives of the home. Mr. Puett was a 1959 graduate of Central High School and attended St. Joseph Junior College. Clyde proudly served in the United… Read complete obituary here

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Mathew Smiley

Mathew Smiley 1922-2014   Mathew Smiley, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at his home. He was born March 18, 1922 to Matthew and Mary (Dorsey) Smiley in McGee, Arkansas. He married Willie Mae Davis on October 25, 1947. She preceded him in death on May 21, 2006. He retired from Rockwell International. Mr. Smiley attended Mt. Union Baptist Church and was a founding member of the Club 500. He enjoyed raising hogs and was a man… Read complete obituary here

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Robert D. (Bob) Newcom

Robert D. (Bob) Newcom 1927-2014   Robert D (Bob) Newcom, 87, St. Joseph, MO, died Saturday, September 6, 2014.  He was born August 30, 1927 in East St. Louis, IL and was adopted by Clasky and Rosa Newcom at the age of 3 in Marissa, Il. Bob enlisted in the United States Navy and later the United States Air force where he received two honorable discharges. He was a WWII veteran and was proud to have served his country. He loved… Read complete obituary here

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Steven W. Stains, Sr.

Steven W. Stains, Sr. 1956-2014   Steven W. Stains, Sr., 58, St, Joseph, Missouri died Monday, September 1, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born August 9, 1956 to Wilbur and Violet (Putnam) Stains in St. Joseph, Missouri. Steven worked as a forklift mechanic in the Springfield area. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Michael and Larry Stains; and sister Mona Hootman. Survivors: children, Gregg Richey, Crystal Stains, Danielle Suman, Steven Stains, Jr., James Sipes… Read complete obituary here

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Hugh Bert McFadin

Hugh Bert McFadin 1927-2014   Hugh Bert McFadin, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He was born December 9, 1927 to Hugh and Iva McFadin in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. Hugh graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Missouri. He worked for thirty-one years as an Elementary School Principal in the St. Joseph and Rushville areas. In his younger years he played competitive… Read complete obituary here

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Walter Noland Judd

Walter Noland Judd 1956-2014   Walter Noland Judd, 57, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at his home. He was born October 12, 1956 to Kenneth and Patricia (Burnett) Judd. Walter was a produce manager for Thomas Market and also worked for Goodwill Industries. He loved garage sales and auctions and collecting antiques. He also enjoyed movies and taking care of others. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Judy Ballard. Survivors: brothers, Howard Judd… Read complete obituary here

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Nancy “Merle” Calhoon

Nancy “Merle” Calhoon 1919-2014   Nancy Merle Calhoon, 95, Country Club, Missouri died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born January 22, 1919 to Albert and Claudia (Smith) Bashor in Rea, Missouri. Merle married Charles Loren Calhoon on February 13, 1943. He preceded her in death in June 1987. She was a graduate of Union Star High School and a member of Green Valley Baptist Church. The family would like to give special thanks to… Read complete obituary here

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Virginia R. Willis

Virginia R. Willis 1928-2014   Virginia R. Willis, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away with loved ones by her side Sunday, August 31, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born June 25, 1928 to Lewis and Maggie (Weese) Jacobs in St. Joseph, Missouri. Virginia married Jack N. Willis on March 3, 1947, who preceded her in death on August 17, 1996. She worked for Honeywell Marine System Center for 22 ½ years. Virginia enjoyed doves, knitting, sewing, and… Read complete obituary here

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