Obituaries

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Francis Jean Paden

Francis Jean Paden 1925-2013 Francis Jean Paden, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Veteran’s Home in Cameron, Missouri. Jean was born September 25, 1925 to Frank and Eva Paden in St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated from Benton High School in 1943. Jean was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army in the Phillipines, Japan and New Guniea from 1943-1946 with a Honorable Discharge. He worked at Quaker Oats for… Read complete obituary here

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Jeanette Lee Hopkins Doyle

Jeanette Lee Hopkins Doyle 1952-2013 Jeanette Lee Hopkins Doyle, 60, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at her home. She was born May 22, 1952 to Arthur Lee and Maurine Mildred (Mitchell) Hopkins in Erlangen, Germany. Jeanette was a member of Central Baptist Church of Sulphur Springs, Texas. She loved her grandchildren and was a devoted grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors: daughters, Angela Sears (Mark), St. Joseph, Missouri and Christine Blundell (Ricky), Archie,… Read complete obituary here

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JoAnn Hutchings Pickerel

JoAnn Hutchings Pickerel 1932-2013 JoAnn Hutchings Pickerel, 80, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 after a long, courageous battle.     She was born November 24, 1932. Her parents were Chester and Gladys (Wright) Hutchings. JoAnn was married to Jerome A. Pickerel (deceased) and together they raised three daughters. She attended Hosea Elementary, Benton High School, and St. Luke’s Nursing School. JoAnn had a long and successful career as a nurse serving at different times… Read complete obituary here

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Mary Etta Anderson

Mary Etta Anderson 1935-2013   Mary Etta Anderson, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born May 11, 1935 to Roy Bernard and Margaret Merrigan in Clyde, Missouri. She married Robert E. Anderson on February 11, 1956. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1998. Mrs. Anderson was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church where she served as an usher and was a member of the Altar… Read complete obituary here

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Scott Alan Henderson

Scott Alan Henderson 1959-2013   Scott Alan Henderson “Scott E. Dawg”, 53, St. Joseph, Missouri died unexpectedly Monday, January 21, 2013 with his loving family at his side. Scott was born July 31, 1959 to Anna and Leon Henderson in St. Joseph, Missouri. A graduate of Benton High School, Scott spent the next 13 years in the U.S. Navy. His service took him all over the world with duty stations all the way from the Indian Ocean to Italy. He… Read complete obituary here

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Marion L. Buczek

Marion L. Buczek 1918-2013   Marion L. Buczek, 94, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. She was born October 18, 1918 to James and Ruth Smith in Brookfield, Missouri. Marion married John S. Buczek on September 12, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2005. She graduated from St. Joseph Junior College and earned a BA in Psychology from Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas. She earned a MA in Clinical Psychology… Read complete obituary here

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Trisha (Patterson) Mingori

Trisha (Patterson) Mingori 1952-2013   Trisha (Patterson) Mingori, 60, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her home, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was born September 6, 1952 to Alvin and Jean Patterson in St. Joseph, Missouri. Trisha attended St. Patrick’s grade school in St. Joseph, Missouri and was a 1970 graduate of Bishop LeBlond High School. She began her career as a nurse and later moved into Medical Research for various Pharmaceutical companies. Ms. Mingori… Read complete obituary here

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Beatrice Mary Henggeler

Beatrice Mary Henggeler 1920-2013   Beatrice Mary Henggeler, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, January 21, 2013 at a local healthcare facility. She was born January 24, 1920 to Albert and Elizabeth Henggeler in Clyde, Missouri. Beatrice was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leo Henggeler; sister, Genevieve Dierenfeldt (George); a niece, Mary Teresa Henggeler; and nephews, Ron Crites and Bryan Sherry. Survivors: nieces, Agnes Crites, Union Star, Missouri;… Read complete obituary here

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Hazel N. Pottenger

Hazel N. Pottenger 1920-2013   Hazel N. Pottenger, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri died Friday, January 18, 2013 at a local healthcare facility. She was born August 3, 1920 to Roscoe and Maude Pottenger in St. Joseph, Missouri. Hazel was a member of the Faith United Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Helen Pottenger; and brother, Milton Pottenger. Graveside Services and Interment:  10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Savannah Cemetery. Friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Monday. Care provided by… Read complete obituary here

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Donald Leighton

Donald Leighton 1948-2013   Donald Leighton, 64, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at his home. He was born January 31, 1948 to Donald and Mary Leighton in Long Beach, California. Survivors: brother, Tom Leighton; sisters, Donna Bates and Marilyn Clark. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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