Raymond “Ed” Payne
Raymond “Ed” Payne, 64, Cosby, Missouri formerly of Helena, Missouri passed away Friday, September 11, 2015 at his home.
He was born January 3, 1951 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Raymond married Phyllis Wibberg June 27, 1975.
He had worked at Lowe’s Distribution as a loader.
Mr. Payne was a deacon at Bethel Baptist Church.
Ed enjoyed playing cards, watching his grandchildren play sports and liked to watch football with his buddies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Pauline (Patterson) Payne.
Survivors… Read complete obituary here
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Emma Jo Windsor
Emma Jo Windsor, 89, passed away on September 12, 2015. She was born on July 4, 1926 in Hardin, Mo. She graduated from Central Missouri State College and became a teacher.
She married Paul Windsor on October 10, 1948 and eventually they moved to St. Joseph to start their family. Emma Jo began teaching Speech, English and Debate in 1963 at Bishop LeBlond High School. In 1972 she took a full time position with the St. Joseph Public Schools,… Read complete obituary here
Hazel Jo Brachear
Hazel Jo Brachear, 90, Liberty, Missouri formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015 at a healthcare facility in Liberty, Missouri.
She was born May 19, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri.
She was a distributor for J.R. Watkins Products. Hazel attended Community of Christ Church, where she was on the prayer circle and was an avid reader.
Hazel was preceded in death by her two husbands, Charley Brachear and Virgil John; parents, Charles and Laula (Hester) Pitt; and… Read complete obituary here
Juanita R. (Battreall) Johnson
Juanita R. (Battreall) Johnson, 68, St. Joseph, Missouri changed her address to heaven on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
She was born December 22, 1946 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Juanita was known as the Walmart queen, as she was thrifty and knew how to stretch a dollar.
She enjoyed playing bingo and collected elephant and butterfly memorabilia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jackson and Clara (Pottorff) Battreall; and brother, William Franklin Battreall.
Survivors include children, Dewayne Parker, Julie Nelson, Melodi… Read complete obituary here
Janice Kay Clark
Janice Kay Clark, 73, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 with her family at her side.
She was born December 13, 1942 in Stewartsville, Missouri to Loren and Ardelle Clouse.
Janice attended Missouri Western State University where she earned a Master of Psychology and secondary in French. From there she was the Director of the InterServ of St. Joseph from 1984-1985.
Survivors include her two children, Bob Clark and Kim Collins; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Keith Clouse; and sister-in-law, Becky… Read complete obituary here
Vivian J. “Viv” (Karsten) Dutcher
Vivian J. “Viv” (Karsten) Dutcher, 67, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born October 9, 1947 in Mound City, Missouri.
Vivian married Paul Douglas Dutcher September 17, 1970.
She worked at the Pentagon for twelve years and later for Social Security.
Viv enjoyed traveling, going to the boat and spending time with her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her husband; grandson, Jacob Beaderstadt; and father, Clarence Karsten.
Survivors include… Read complete obituary here
Russell Lee Leslie, Jr.
Russell Lee Leslie, Jr passed into eternal life on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Russell’s story began on January 18, 1965. He grew up in Savannah, MO where he met many lifelong friends. After graduating from Savannah High School in 1983 he worked in construction prior to finding his 24 year career at Nestle Purina where he met his wife. Russell enjoyed his job as Maintenance Utility and had a lot of fun with his co-workers whom he… Read complete obituary here
Wilma L. Waterstradt
Wilma Louise (Wolfing) Waterstradt, 100, Savannah, Missouri passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord, Jesus Christ on Monday, August 31, 2015.
She was born June 23, 1915 to Otto and Lois Wolfing.
Wilma married the love of her life Carl F. Waterstradt on December 24, 1937, Carl died December 28, 1997.
Wilma loved the Lord with all her heart and soul. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church where she was active in their women’s… Read complete obituary here
John W. Newhart
John W. Newhart, born March 22, 1921, St. Joseph, Missouri, died August 31, 2015 at age 94.
Beginning practice in 1948, he was an attorney and business consultant. He was a former member of the Savannah, Missouri Sertoma Club; Charter member of the Lions Club; Masonic Lodge; Scottish Rite; Moila Temple; Interprofessional Club; Kansas and Missouri American Bar Association; Missouri Western State University Board for seven years, and chair of Andrew County Republican Central Committee. Mr. Newhart proudly served in… Read complete obituary here