Obituaries

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Richard A. (Waisblum) Wain

Richard A. (Waisblum) Wain 1938-2014   Richard A. (Waisblum) Wain, 75, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at his home. He was born August 19, 1938 to Nate and Clara (Arst) Waisblum in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Janice E. Reece on August 30, 1957 and they later divorced. Richard proudly served in the Air National Guard and was a self-taught Certified Court Reporter for thirty-five years. He was a loving father, who did everything he could for… Read complete obituary here

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Beverlee Lucille Lowrance

Beverlee Lucille Lowrance 1942-2014 Beverlee Lucille Lowrance, 72, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, August 4, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born June 30, 1942 to Raymond L. and Kathryn L. (Wittmayer) Nichols in Longview, Washington. Beverlee married Gene Lowrance on May 25, 1960 and they celebrated 54 years together. He survives of the home. Mrs. Lowance was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Kathy Rambo. Survivors: husband, Gene; children, Gene N.… Read complete obituary here

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Joan Miller

Joan Miller 1933-2014   Joan Miller, 80, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, August 1, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born December 9, 1933 to Emil and Lucille (Kernander) Majszak in Detroit, Michigan. Survivors: son, Kenny Hansen (Tina), Grant City, Missouri. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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Donald Jay Hegeman

Donald Jay Hegeman 1929-2014   Savannah, Mo. – Donald Jay Hegeman, 85, Cosby, passed away on August 3, 2014. Don, born March 20, 1929 to Harry and Nelle (Sommer) Hegeman in Cosby. He graduated from Savannah High School, University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Agriculture. He was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He married Joan Kowitz on June 18, 1955. She survives him. Donald owned… Read complete obituary here

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Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham

Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham 1945-2014   Laura Lea (Singer) Bonham, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away unexpectedly after a short bout with cancer, Monday, July 28, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born August 24, 1945 to Jack and Leota (Smith) Singer in Santa Ana, California residing in St. Joseph most of her life. She was a graduate of Lafayette High School, graduated from Beauty School, and attended Missouri Western State University. Laura married John Clinton Bonham on… Read complete obituary here

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Jean L. Wilkinson

  Jean L. Wilkinson 1947-2014   Jean L. Wilkinson, 66, Smithville, Missouri died Monday, July 28, 2014 at North Care Hospice in North Kansas City, Missouri. She was born September 7, 1947 to Byron and Marietta (Sherard) Owen in Maysville, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, DeLoris Roach. Survivors: daughter, Tara Marshall and husband, Danny, Smithville, Missouri; son, Scott Wilkinson, North Kansas City, Missouri; and grandchildren, Cyris Marshall and Alec Wilkinson. Graveside Services & Interment:… Read complete obituary here

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Nadene Schellhorn

  Nadene Schellhorn 1936-2014   Nadene Schellhorn, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at her home. She was born June 22, 1936 to Wade and Clella (Derr) Eaton in Ridgeway, Missouri. Nadene married Ray Schellhorn, Jr. He preceded her in death on January 23, 1994. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and St. Joseph Swiss Lodge Ladies’ Edelweiss Society. Mrs. Schellhorn was also preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Wilbur, Bert… Read complete obituary here

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Nevin W. Husted

Nevin W. Husted   Nevin W. Husted, age 78 of Hale, MO died July 27, 2014. He was born to Earl and Edith Husted in Trenton, MO. He graduated from Trenton High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He married his sweetheart Angela in California, and lived there most of his life. To this union was born one child, Jeanette. He worked in telecommunications for 32 years. Nevin loved trains, playing guitar and working on old cars. … Read complete obituary here

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Ora A. Brooke

Ora A. Brooke 1929-2014   Ora A. Brooke, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born October 24, 1929 in King City, Missouri to Norman and Bertha (Finch) Brooke. He married Frances E. Bell, October 1, 1951. Ora graduated from King City High School.  He proudly served in the US Navy during The Korean War and later in the Missouri Air National Guard and retired in 1989 as Chief Master… Read complete obituary here

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Marvin C. Thomas

Marvin C. Thomas 1925-2014   Marvin C. Thomas, 88, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, July 25, 2014. Marvin was born August 23, 1925 in St. Joseph to parents Claude and Roberta (Glenn) Thomas. He was a lifelong resident of St. Joseph. After graduating Central High School in 1943 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served in the Pacific Theater, including Iwo Jima, Saipan and Okinawa as a Radioman 3rd Class from 1943-1946. He was present at the Japanese… Read complete obituary here

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