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Frances Margaret Johnson
Frances Margaret Johnson
Date of Death : 11/19/2019

Margaret Johnson, 82, of Dearborn, MO passed away, Tuesday, November 19, 2019. She was born on November 26, 1936 to Francis Morton and Bonnie Belle (Hamby) Jones in Grayson, MO. Margaret grew up in Grayson and graduated from Gower High School in 1954.On July 1, 1956 she was united in marriage to Walter Bruce Johnson, Jr. After their marriage they were stationed all over the world, and in 1979 they moved to rural Dearborn where they made their home. Her husband, Bruce, passed away on June 15, 2007.Margaret was an excellent seamstress and was an avid Jeopardy fan. She loved...

Funeral Service : 11/22/2019
Kip Manthe
Kip Manthe
Date of Death : 11/06/2019

Kip Manthe, 82, of Edgerton, MO passed away, November 6, 2019.She is survived by her husband, Bob; children, Doug Manthe, Robin (Walter) Menuet, and David (Kris) Manthe; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Leslie Johnson; other relatives and many friends.Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home.

Funeral Service : 11/06/2019
Kenneth Ramey
Kenneth Ramey
Date of Death : 11/02/2019

Kenneth Ramey, 100, of Ferrelview, MO passed away, Saturday, November 2, 2019. He was born on November 22, 1918 to Ottie and Buena (Logan) Ramey in Platte County, MO. He then attended Second Creek School and graduated from Smithville High School in 1936. On December 28, 1940 he was united in marriage to Bonnie Jean Tippit. After their marriage they lived in Northmoor and moved to Ferrelview where they made their home. His wife, Bonnie, preceded him in death on September 25, 1973.Kenneth was a Tec 5 in the U.S. Army, and served 30 months overseas and received the Bronze...

Funeral Service : 11/05/2019
Olivia Rose Coontz
Olivia Rose Coontz
Date of Death : 11/02/2019

Olivia Rose CoontzSeptember 26, 2019 - November 2, 2019Olivia Rose Coontz, Riverside, Missouri, was born on September 26, 2019 and unexpectedly passed away on November 2, 2019. We had her in our lives such a very short time but each moment with her was pure joy. Olivia Rose would smile when her mother, Brooke Coontz, told her how much she loved her and how pretty she was. She would turn to look for her brother, Grayson Coontz, when she heard him talk, probably because she knew she was about to receive a really big hug! Olivia Rose was also blessed...

Funeral Service : 11/09/2019
Dorothy Shepherd
Dorothy Shepherd
Date of Death : 10/20/2019

Dorothy Hard (Rhoads) Shepherd, 101, of Smithville, MO passed away October 20, 2019.She was born on January 1, 1918 to Harry and Letha (Hard) Rhoads in Medora, Illinois. Dorothy graduated from Smithville High School. On August 31, 1935 Dorothy married her best friend and the love of her life, Stanley J. Shepherd. After their marriage they raised their two daughters on their family farm in Smithville. Stanley passed away on July 10, 2009. Dorothy loved being a farmer’s wife. She was also a nurse’s aid at the old Spelman Hospital in Smithville. She canned, quilted, sewed, cooked and gardened. She...

Funeral Service : 10/23/2019
Boley Harmer
Boley Harmer
Date of Death : 10/20/2019

Boley A. Harmer, 79, of Gower, MO passed away, Sunday, October 20, 2019.He was born on June 22, 1940 to Carrel Winfred and Martha Ellen (Thompson) Harmer in Edgerton, MO. He grew up near Edgerton and graduated from Smithville High School in 1958. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.On November 18, 1967 he was united in marriage to Marion Waters. After their marriage they lived in Pittsburgh, PA, Trimble, MO, Grayson, MO and in 1972 they moved to Gower, MO where they made their home. His wife, Marion, preceded him in death on...

Funeral Service : 10/24/2019
Truman Lee Buckler
Truman Lee Buckler
Date of Death : 10/16/2019

Truman Lee Buckler, 84, of Dearborn, MO passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019.He was born on July 13, 1935 to Truman Calvert and Louise (Rutherford) Buckler in Rushville, MO. Truman grew up near Camden Point where he attended school.On February 21, 1978 he was united in marriage to Betty Lou McMillian. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn where they farmed and made their home. After their retirement they moved to Climax Springs, Lake of the Ozarks for a few years and then returned to Dearborn. His wife, Betty, preceded him in death on March 28, 2016.Truman was a member...

Funeral Service : 10/18/2019
Kelly Diane Bentley
Kelly Diane Bentley
Date of Death : 10/16/2019

My sis, Kelly Diane Bentley (Thome), entered this world on October 2, 1962, doing things “Her Way” much to the chagrin of our parents, Patricia and Raymond Thome. Now when I say doing it “Her Way” that is the way it was for Sis. Never the one to conform – never the one to follow blindly. If the crowd went left in life, Kelly went right. It defined who she was and she never wavered from “Her” directions.You know how parents attempt to mold their children in their images? Well ours were no different. Our mother was a great cook....

Funeral Service : 11/09/2019
Nancy M. Streeter
Nancy M. Streeter
Date of Death : 10/14/2019

Nancy M. Streeter, 87, of Plattsburg, MO passed away in the comfort of her home on October 14, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones. Nancy was born April 14, 1932 in St. Joseph, MO to Wilber Benjamin & Elmetta (Mitchell) Heffner.She grew up in rural Plattsburg on Springtown Road. Nancy was a lifelong resident of Plattsburg. On July 3, 1949 she was united in marriage to Billie Joe Streeter and together they built their family in her hometown. After Joe’s death, she found love again with Garland Ford. He became her very dear friend and companion. The couple spent...

Funeral Service : 10/17/2019
Shirley Owen
Shirley Owen
Date of Death : 10/12/2019

Shirley Owen, 87 of Smithville, MO passed away, Saturday, October 12, 2019.She was born on June 22, 1932 to Cecil and Edith (Mueller) Lawless in Stewartsville, MO. Shirley grew up in Stewartsville and graduated from Stewartsville High School. On May 31, 1951 she was united in marriage to James Owen. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.In addition to being a homemaker, Shirley worked at the Smithville Community Hospital, the Democrat Herald in Smithville, and was a real estate agent in the Smithville area for many years.Shirley was a active member of the First Christian...

Funeral Service : 10/16/2019
Claudia Heggestad
Claudia Heggestad
Date of Death : 10/04/2019

Claudia Louise Tospon, 73, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away after a long-fought battle with colon cancer on October 4th, 2019 with her children Hooker and Christine, and her granddaughter Lauren by her side.She is preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, Eugene Trace Heggestad, her parents, Dr. Hooker & Dorothy (Dale) Tospon of St. Joseph, Mo., and her sister Gloria Tospon Crouch of Lathrop, Mo.Claudia was born November 28th, 1945, in St. Joseph, where she spent most of her childhood. She attended Noyes and Edison elementary schools and Central High School. During her senior year her...

Funeral Service : 11/02/2019
Dave Osburn
Dave Osburn
Date of Death : 10/02/2019

Dave shuffled off his mortal coil and joined the choir angelic on October 2,2019. Born on May 31, 1954, Dave’s formative years were spent in Gladstone, Missouri, an idyllic 1950’s type childhood where no one locked their doors and you came home from playing in the woods when it got dark. Moms banded together and yelled at each others kids when lines were crossed.Dave loved to travel, mostly by car, and camping was the preferred mode of operation. Dad instilled his life-long love of the Great West through auto trips in the ’66 Olds Vista Cruiser wagon with the pop-up...

Funeral Service : 10/09/2019
Roxie Blackburn
Roxie Blackburn
Date of Death : 10/01/2019

Roxie Blackburn, 98, of St. Joseph, MO passed away, Tuesday, October 1, 2019.She was born on July 26, 1921 to John Edward and Lizzie Vie (Clark) Farmer in Nodaway County, MO. Roxie grew near Amazonia where she attended school. On December 4, 1949 she was united in marriage to Frank O. Blackburn. After their marriage they lived south of St. Joseph, MO where they made their home. Her husband, Frank, passed away on September 26, 1999.Roxie was a member of the United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing and raising chickens. Roxie was also preceded in death by her parents; sister,...

Funeral Service : 10/05/2019
Fran Pelaar
Fran Pelaar
Date of Death : 09/28/2019

Fran Pelaar, 71, of Gower, MO passed away, September 28, 2019.She was born on February 7, 1948 to Frances and Mary (Toth) Nemeth in Redbank, NJ. Fran grew up in Woodbridge, NJ where she graduated high school. She then received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Trenton State University and her Master’s in Psychology from Rutgers University. On June 12, 1982 she was united in marriage to Richard Pelaar. After their marriage they lived in Lake Tahoe and in 1989 moved to Gower where they made their home.Fran was a nurse and worked with trauma patients, heart patients and organized AIDS...

Funeral Service : 10/05/2019
Mickey E. Streeter
Mickey E. Streeter
Date of Death : 09/28/2019

Mickey Elaine Streeter, 66, of Lathrop, MO passed away September 28, 2019.She was born on October 22, 1952 to Howard E. and Jean Reynolds (Devling) Thompson in Kansas City, MO. Mickey grew up in Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School. Mickey was the city clerk for Plattsburg for 20 years. She was a member of the Plattsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Plattsburg Christmas Committee. Mickey loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Howard Thompson and Jean and Hudson Devling; and her husband Danny Streeter.Mickey is survived by her...

Funeral Service : 10/02/2019
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