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Maxine Genson
Maxine Genson
Date of Death : 12/12/2017

Maxine Genson, 89, of Plattsburg, MO passed away, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. She was born on June 26, 1928 to Thomas Leroy and Bessie Mae (Tyer) Genson in Starfield, MO where she grew up and attended school. Maxine worked at the Gower Convalescent Center for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Louise Wattenberger and Anna Lee Orr and brother, Donald Genson. Maxine is survived by her sister, Mae Barnett, Gower, MO; sister-in-law, Jean Genson, Plattsburg, MO; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 15th at Hixson-Klein Funeral...

Funeral Service : 12/15/2017
Gerry Petzold
Gerry Petzold
Date of Death : 12/10/2017

Gerald Petzold, 96 of Smithville, MO passed away December 10, 2017. He was born on December 1, 1921 to Walter and Lula Mae (Sears) Petzold in Wyandotte County in Kansas City, KS, where he grew up and in 1939 he graduated from Wyandotte High School. Gerry served his country in the US Army during WWII as an aircraft mechanic. Gerry retired from Cigna Insurance Company in 1984. After his retirement he worked for over 20 years at Packs Hardware in Smithville. He enjoyed listening to country music and spending time with family and friends. He came to faith in Christ...

Funeral Service : 12/15/2017
David R. Tanner
David R. Tanner
Date of Death : 12/07/2017

David Ray Tanner, 65, of rural Gower, MO passed away, December 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on October 3, 1952 to Robert Franklin and Leona R. (Mumford) Tanner in St. Joseph, MO. Dave grew up near Gower and graduated from Gower High School in 1971. He served his country in U.S. Army National Guard. Dave then attended Auctioneer School. Dave was an auctioneer for many years and owned and operated Dave Tanner Auction Company. Dave loved farm life, he enjoyed riding, braking, and showing horses. Dave worked for General Motors, and worked for Everett Quarries for several...

Funeral Service : 12/13/2017
Paul S. Traw
Paul S. Traw
Date of Death : 12/04/2017

Paul S. Traw, 82, of Edgerton, MO passed away, December 4, 2017. He was born on June 16, 1935 in Lebanon, MO. He grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High School. Paul served in the U.S. Marine Corps duringthe Korean War. In October 1964 he was united in marriage to Sandra Taggert. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. His wife, Sandra, passed away, August 8, 2000. Paul worked for the Corps of Engineers for over 30 years. He is survived by his daughter, Christina Ann Barger; son, Darrell Wayne Traw and fiancé...

Funeral Service : 12/18/2017
Leo Wade
Leo Wade
Date of Death : 12/03/2017

Leo Wade, 92, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Lincoln, NE, where he had been living since 2014. He was born on February 27, 1925 to Guy Wade and Effie (Arnold) Wade. He was a long-time resident of rural Gower, Missouri. Leo graduated from high school in Edgerton, Missouri. From there he attended The Conservatory of Music in Kansas City, Missouri. He worked for National Insurance in Kansas City for many years. He taught piano lessons in Smithville and Edgerton for 30 years. He and his family operated Wade’s Antiques in rural Gower, Missouri. Leo also had a...

Funeral Service : 12/03/2017
David H.  Bonner
David H. Bonner
Date of Death : 12/03/2017

David Henry Bonner, 50, of Smithville, MO formerly of Johnstown, PA, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was born on November 1, 1967 to James Leroy and Kathryn Eileen (Laughlin) Bonner in Johnstown, PA where he grew up and graduated from Johnstown High School. David received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown, PA. On May 16, 1992, he was united in marriage to Alesia “Lisa” Lynn Harker. Once married, they lived in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio and in 2014 they moved to Smithville, Missouri. Dave worked for several banks and was currently employed with...

Funeral Service : 12/09/2017
James Lee "Jim" Everett
James Lee "Jim" Everett
Date of Death : 11/30/2017

James Lee “Jim” Everett, 70, of Cameron, MO, formerly of Gower, MO passed away November 30, 2017. He was born on April 28, 1947 to Johnny Clyde “JC” and Rosa Pauline (Waller) Everett in St. Joseph, MO. Jim grew up in Gower and graduated from Gower High School. He later received his Respiratory Therapy Degree in Kirksville, MO. Jim worked for Cameron Community Hospital as an Inhalation Therapist for several years. He enjoyed reading and watching tv. He was preceded in death by his parents JC and Pauline Everett and brothers Richard Everett and Clinton Everett. Jim is survived by...

Funeral Service : 12/05/2017
Gary Lee Stephens
Gary Lee Stephens
Date of Death : 11/24/2017

Gary Lee Stephens, 76, of Easton, MO passed away November 24, 2017. He was born on July 21, 1941 to Edgar Leland “Steve” and Lois Louise (Lewis) Stephens in Altamont, MO. Gary attended school in Altamont and later Easton High School in Easton, MO. Gary lived in Stewartsville, MO, returning to Easton in 2011. He worked for Day Excavating and retired from Armour Packing House in St. Joseph, MO. Gary enjoyed fishing, working on cars and listening to old country music. He was preceded in death by his father Edgar “Steve” Stephens, mother Louise Lidgett and his brother-in-law Louis Day....

Funeral Service : 11/25/2017
Patricia "Patty" Ann (Brown) Poage
Patricia "Patty" Ann (Brown) Poage
Date of Death : 11/22/2017

Patricia (Patty) Ann (Brown) Poage, 87, passed into the arms of her Savior on November 22, 2017, in Arlington, TX. She was born on September 5, 1930, in Muskogee, OK to Dentis D. Brown and Rachel (Webb) Brown. She graduated high school in Muskogee and worked later in Tulsa for Braniff Airways until she married the love of her life, Ellis Ray Poage, from Gower, MO, in 1959. They resided in Arkansas where they had two daughters until 1968 when they moved to Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Ray, of 47 years at the time...

Funeral Service : 11/28/2017
Eileen Holland
Eileen Holland
Date of Death : 11/13/2017

Eileen Wyckoff (Tine) Holland, 70, of Trimble, MO went to be with the Lord on November 13, 2017. Eileen loved the Lord, loved her family, and loved her community. Eileen, “Lis,” was born on September 12, 1947 in Somerville, NJ to Clifford Cramer Tine and Elsie May Wyckoff. After growing up in Somerville for 17 years, she moved to Florida for 20 years where she started her career in technology working at Leyland Motors and Pioneer Products in data entry. In 1984, she moved to Kansas City and started a job with PBI Gordon. Then, she started two businesses, Isotech,...

Funeral Service : 11/17/2017
John M. Hunter
John M. Hunter
Date of Death : 11/11/2017

John M. Hunter, 63, of Gower, Missouri, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, 11 November 2017 after a two year battle against mesothelioma. Born June 19, 1954 in Kansas City, MO, he was the son of the late Wilbert and Erminia Hunter. John graduated East Buchanan High School in 1972 and quickly joined the Navy to be part of the Vietnam evacuation. During his time in the Navy, he travelled the globe but ultimately landed in Alameda, CA where he met and married his sweetheart Debbie DiNapoli of Huntington Beach. They started their family in...

Funeral Service : 11/22/2017
Wilma P. Heath
Wilma P. Heath
Date of Death : 11/08/2017

Wilma Pauletta Heath, 79, of Trimble, MO passed away November 8, 2017. She was born on January 15, 1938 to Raleigh Morgan and Margaret Blanche (Smith) Dennis in Turney, MO. Wilma grew up in Plattsburg and attended Plattsburg School. On April 2, 1955 she was united in marriage Cecil Allen Heath. After their marriage they lived in Trimble, MO where they made their home. Wilma was a member of the Trimble Baptist Church. She was an avid Chiefs fan. Wilma was an amazing cook and enjoyed making candies for her friends and family. She loved being around people, never knowing...

Funeral Service : 11/13/2017
Kenn H. McSherry
Kenn H. McSherry
Date of Death : 11/06/2017

Kenn Harrison McSherry, 49, of Weston, MO passed away unexpectedly on November 6, 2017. He was born on July 7, 1968 in Leavenworth, KS. Kenn grew up in Weston and graduated in 1986 from West Platte High School. Kenn attended Northwest MissouriState University in Maryville, MO, Tarkio College in Tarkio, MO and Westmar University in Le Mars, IA, where he studied Set Design. Kenn worked for CVS and was currently working at Jeff’s True Value Hardware both in Platte City, MO. He was an avid reader, enjoyed architecture and was a true Jeopardy fan who if given the chance, could...

Funeral Service : 11/12/2017
Christina "Chris" Caldwell
Christina "Chris" Caldwell
Date of Death : 11/03/2017

Sarah Christina Caldwell, 96, of Deepwater, MO formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away, Friday, November 3, 2017. She was born on May 7, 1921 to Charley Augusta and Grace May (Simmons) Roby in Clinton, MO where she grew up and attended school. Chris raised her children in Clinton and lived in Kansas City for over 25 years. She was a chef The American Restaurant in Crown Center and General Motors Plant in Kansas City. For the last 20 years Chris has resided in Deepwater. Chris enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, dancing, and spending time with family & friends. She was...

Funeral Service : 11/06/2017
John E. Guyer
John E. Guyer
Date of Death : 11/03/2017

John Eldon Guyer, 86, of Edgerton, Mo., passed away Friday November 3, 2017. He was born on June 1, 1931 to John Marion and Ruth Evelyn (Fouts) Guyer near Edgerton, MO. John grew up near Edgerton and graduated from Edgerton High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. On November 1, 1952 he was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Blankenship. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. His wife, Barbara, passed away, March 23, 2006. John was preceded in death by his parents, son William David...

Funeral Service : 11/11/2017
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