Judith Kay Holder, 78, of Gower, MO passed away October 28, 2021.She was born on December 27, 1942 to Albert Donald and Virginia Ruth (Russell) Cone in St. Joseph, MO. Judy grew up in rural Gower, MO and in 1961 she graduated from Gower High School. She attended Missouri Western State College. After high school, Judy was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart John Thomas Holder. After their marriage they lived in Plattsburg and later moved to Gower where they made their home.She worked as a real-estate agent in Buchanan and Clinton County for many years. Judy loved...Funeral Service : 10/28/2021
Milton E. Hensley, 76, of Platte City, MO passed away, October 15, 2021.He was born on April 15, 1945 to Milton M. and Ruth (Stewart) Hensley on St. Joseph, MO. Bubby graduated from North Platte High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.On February 21, 1969 he was united in marriage to MaryDean Perkins. After their marriage they Platte County. Bubby worked for the MO State Highway Department for 30 years. After his retirement, he worked for the City of Platte City for 13 years. He was an avid mechanic and accomplished carpenter....Funeral Service : 10/19/2021
Desi Davis, 68, of Edgerton, MO passed away October 15, 2021.She was born October 4, 1953 to Charles Austin and Lettie Jo (King) Rector in Smithville, MO. Desi grew up in Paradise, MO, Sunnyvale, CA and graduated from high school in Valley Center, KS.On January 11, 1985 she was united in marriage to Michael Davis. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. Her husband preceded her in death on November 28, 2016.She was a member of Community of Christ in Smithville. Desi loved more than anything her home and family..…..and Christmas. Desi was very creative,...Funeral Service : 10/20/2021
Michael Schonewetter, 66, of Smithville, MO passed away, October 10, 2021.He was born on July 4, 1955 to Raymond and Lois (Slates) Schonewetter in Lamar, MO. Mike grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.Mike was preceded in death by his father.He is survived by his mother, Lois Schonewetter; children, Nathan (Mallory) Schonewetter, Ashley (Jeromy) Darr, and Sammi Schonewetter; grandchildren, Dayton, Darian, Charley, Kynlee, and Ivy; brother, Alvin (Nancy) Schonewetter; sisters, Gail (Robert) Matthews, Connie (P.A.) Shackelford, Lea Ann Moore and Brenda Estes; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.Private Family Inurnment at Community of Smithville...
Maureen O’Neill, 75, of Trimble, MO passed away, October 10, 2021.She was born on May 28, 1946 to John and Helen (Lawson) Lowell in Hamilton, Scotland. Maureen grew up in Hamilton where she graduated high school. On October 25, 1969 she was united in marriage to Jim O’Neill. After their marriage they lived in Larkhall, Scotland and Hamilton, Scotland. In 1981 they moved to the United States. Jim and Maureen lived in Kansas City, MO, Keller, TX and settled in Trimble, MO.She was a member of the Catholic faith. Maureen loved spending time with her husband, her two daughters, and...Funeral Service : 10/15/2021
James Michael Pflugradt, Sr. 81, of Gower, MO passed away October 9, 2021.He was born on February 7, 1940, to Andrew W. and Lillie M. (Simpson) Pflugradt in St. Joseph, MO where he grew up and attended school at Lake Contrary.Mike worked for Frazier & Farris in Gower, MO where he retired in 2005. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mike loved his animals, especially his dogs Toby and Cassie.He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Larry, Andy and Henry, Sr.; and sisters Lillian and Dorothy. Mike is survived by his companion Rose; his sons Jay (Jennifer)...Funeral Service : 10/14/2021
Floyd Dean Daniels, 76, of Edgerton, MO passed away Friday, October 8, 2021.Dean was born October 18, 1944. He grew up around Allendale, MO and graduated from Worth CO, R-1 in Grant City, MO in 1962. He has lived near Edgerton, MO for the last 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents Marion & Eva Lea Daniels and his wife Norma in 1990.Dean is survived by his wife Mary Lou Swaim; sister-in-law Connie Brewington; step-daughters Lori Hayes and Leslie Lee and their children; niece and nephew Billie Jo Kregel and Robbie Kurban and their children; other relatives...Funeral Service : 10/08/2021
Michael Allen Cameron, 73, of Cameron, MO passed away October 7, 2021.He was born on September 3, 1948, to Frederick W. and Lucy E. (Bradshaw) Cameron in Washington DC. He grew up in Parkville, MO and graduated from Park Hill High School in 1966.Mike loved his country and was proud to serve in the United States Marine Corp from 1969-1973. He was an avid fly fisherman, a quail hunter and he loved to ride his bicycle on the Katy Trail. Mike was the founder of the Paniolo Soccer Club in Kansas City North where he coached soccer and guided...Funeral Service : 10/23/2021
Gary Don Murphy, 80, of Smithville, MO passed away October 2, 2021.He was born on October 6, 1940, to Guy Lester and Lora Dean (Taylor) Murphy in Smithville, MO where he grew up and in 1958, he graduated from Smithville High School. On November 25, 1961, he was united in marriage to Connie Shepherd. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Gary was an over the road truck driver. He loved to travel, camping, and boating. He was a member of the Nashua Baptist Church. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and sister Donna...Funeral Service : 10/06/2021
Louanna Gibson Burton was born on March 26, 1923 in Gower, Missouri in a farm house that is still in the Gibson family after more than 100 years. She passed away on September 30, 2021 at Gower Convalescent Center in Gower, Missouri. Her ancestors were among the earliest settlers of the Platte Purchase area in Buchanan County, Missouri. Her parents were James William Gibson and Lula Deakins Gibson. There were ten children in the family, with two girls, the oldest, Gladys, and the youngest, Louanna, and eight boys (Theodore, Norman, Eugene, Robert, John, Richard, Lawrence and David) in between. She...Funeral Service : 10/05/2021
Alice Young, 78, of Gladstone, MO passed away, September 27, 2021.She was born on March 9, 1943 to Randall Earl and Sophia Ganel (Quinn) Thornton in Marshall, MO. Alice graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1961. She then attended Southwest Missouri State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in English.On June 12, 1965, she was united in marriage to William Leroy Young. After their marriage they lived in Gladstone, MO where they made their home.Alice was a Supervisor at Jackson County Welfare Department, and Alice and Bill owned and operated a painting...Funeral Service : 10/02/2021
KING CITY, MO - Victor Claude Roe, 69, died September 27, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on December 27,1951 in Smithville, MO, the son of Eugene Merle Roe and Iva Nell Huffman (both deceased).After graduation, Vic served in the United States Navy from 1970 to 1978 during the Viet Nam era. He married Judithanne Hale on July 8, 1972 in New Jersey; together they had two children, Victor Hale Roe and Katrina Teresa Roe. After Vic and Judy divorced, he married Rickey Louise (Gutermuth) Barthold on October 30, 1982 in MO; Rickey brought her...Funeral Service : 09/27/2021
Samuel Allen Martin, 68, of Plattsburg, MO passed away September 26, 2021.He was born on June 7, 1953, to Samuel Elijah and Ruth Marie (O’Neal) Martin. He grew up in Lincoln, NE and Cheyenne, WY. Sam graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School and received his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He was later inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at both schools for his wresting and football achievements. Sam also went on to compete in 2 Olympic trials for wrestling. He later received his Masters in Business Administration at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, MO.On June...Funeral Service : 10/10/2021
Robert Lee Smith, 76, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, September 25, 2021.He was born on September 16, 1945, to Franklin M. and Imogene L. (Wise) Smith in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. Robert grew up in St. Joseph, MO and graduated from Faucett High School.Robert worked for I & M Machine & Fabrication in St. Joseph, MO where he retired in June of 2021.He was preceded in death by his father Franklin M. Smith and twin sister Roberta Smith.He is survived by his daughter Julie German and husband Chad; grandchildren Cory and Delaney German; mother Imogene Smith; brother Ronald Smith; sister...Funeral Service : 09/30/2021
Ronald Lawrence “Foots” Diebold, 84, of Smithville, MO passed away, September 25, 2021.He was born on August 10, 1937 to Lawrence and Mary (Cisper) Diebold in Kansas City, MO. He grew up near Signal Hill in Kansas City, MO and attended school. Ron then served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps.On December 24, 1964 he was united in marriage to Donna June Harvey. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City, in 1972 moved to Edgerton, and 2003 moved to Smithville. His wife, passed away on November 24, 2016.He worked for Kenworth Trucking Company and Kansas City Cold Storage....Funeral Service : 10/18/2021
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