Obituaries

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Shirley Ann Alder

Shirley Ann Alder 1936-2014   Shirley Ann Alder, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born June 19, 1936 to John and Ruth (Robison) Hoffman in St. Joseph, Missouri. Shirley married Thomas Clifford Alder on July 17, 1955. He preceded her in death on October 27, 1989. She graduated from Lafayette High School in 1955 and was a housekeeper for the St. Joseph School District for seven years and Country Squire… Read complete obituary here

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Gary M. Walts, Jr.

Gary M. Walts, Jr. 1967-2014   Gary M. Walts, Jr., 46, Wathena, Kansas died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at his home. He was born December 29, 1967 to Gary and Judy (Duckworth) Walts, Sr., in St. Joseph, Missouri. He married Michelle Marie Merritt in 1989. She preceded him in death in August 1991. Gary was a handyman and worked as a painter. He was an avid hunter, mushroom hunter, and fisherman. Gary lived life to the fullest and on his… Read complete obituary here

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Anna Maxine Ping

Anna Maxine Ping 1919-2014   Anna Maxine Ping, 95, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. She was born March 3, 1919 to Herbert and Edith (Williams) Demoss in Edgerton, Missouri. Anna married Herman V. Ping in 1941. He preceded her in death on August 2, 1984. She was a cook at Heartland Regional Medical Center for seventeen years and loved traveling to Branson and Colorado. Anna also enjoyed shopping. She was also preceded… Read complete obituary here

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Dr. John Corzine

Dr. John Corzine 1949-2014   Dr. John Corzine, 64, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center from complications due to a car accident in Honduras in June 2009. He was born December 4, 1949 to Emil and Jacquelyn (Haskell) Corzine in Kansas City, Missouri. He married Diana Marie Hugi in December 1969. She survives of the home. Dr. Corzine attended medical school in Kansas City, and completed a residency in Anesthesiology and practiced from… Read complete obituary here

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Leon Mitchell

Leon Mitchell 1921-2014   Leon Mitchell, 93, St. Joseph, Missouri died peacefully Friday, June 20, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center with his sons at his side. He was born February 28, 1921 to Edward and Dessie (Summa) Mitchell in Gentry, Missouri. He married Evelyn Harriett Berg on January 8, 1944. She preceded him in death on June 6, 1998. Leon graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. While attending college he played the trumpet… Read complete obituary here

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Robert Darrell DeShon

Robert Darrell DeShon 1935-2014   Robert Darrell DeShon, 79, St. Joseph, Missouri passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family Thursday, June 19, 2014. He was born June 8, 1935 to Melvin Harrison DeShon and Grace Pauline (Barnett) DeShon in Stewartsville, Missouri. He married Doris Faye Reno on June 12, 1987. She survives of the home. Mr. DeShon served 25 years as a firefighter for the City of St. Joseph and owned his own trucking business from 1970… Read complete obituary here

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Helen E. Woods

  Helen E. Woods 19-2014   Helen E. Woods, 110, St. Joseph, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at a local health facility. Helen was born in St. Joseph on January 25, 1904, the only child of Charles and Anna (Burgess) Tramp. Her parents preceded her in death. Following her graduation from Benton High School in 1922, Helen worked as a bookkeeper for Lamborn, Murray and Davis Livestock Commission Company. She retired in 1968 after 40 years of service. Helen… Read complete obituary here

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Enid Heiten Lowenberg

Enid Heiten Lowenberg 1923-2014   Enid Heiten Lowenberg, 90, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, June 20, 2014 at her home. She was born August 25, 1923 to Joseph and Carrie (Fogel) Heiten. She was a graduate of Central High and then attended University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin. Enid married Allan Lowenberg on February 20, 1943 in Reno, Nevada. He survives of the home. Mrs. Lowenberg retired in 1986 after 46 years as co-owner LaMode Women’s Wear. She was… Read complete obituary here

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Mildred “Millie” Cobb

Mildred “Millie” Cobb 1905-2014   Mildred “Millie” Cobb, 108, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at her home. She was born August 14, 1905 to Elbert and Ida (Webb) Lister in New Market, Iowa. Millie married George William Brand Cobb on June 14, 1924. He preceded her in death on May 22, 2004. She and her husband owned and operated Cobb’s Ice Cream in Clarinda and Bedford Iowa, Maryville, Missouri, and Leavenworth, Kansas. Millie was an avid gardener… Read complete obituary here

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Claude Busey, Jr.

Claude Busey, Jr. 1956-2014   Claude Busey, Jr., 57, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at a local healthcare facility. He was born October 19, 1956 to Claude Eugene and Mary Elizabeth (Jolly) Busey, Sr. Mr. Busey worked at Atchison Casting. He was a character and a fun loving person that we loved very much. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rhonda; daughter, Sara; brothers, Dexter, Donnie, and Timmy; and sister, Claudia. Survivors: daughter, Leslie… Read complete obituary here

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