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Vicky Mindrup
Vicky Mindrup
Date of Death : 03/03/2022

Vicky Mindrup, 67, of Independence, MO passed away, March 3, 2022.She was born on September 24, 1954 to Daniel Grover and Bobby Jean (Fry) Gallaher in Independence, MO. Vicky grew up in Independence and graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1972. She then attended Northwest Missouri State University.On July 20, 1974 she was united in marriage to Keith Mindrup. After their marriage they lived in Independence where they made their home.Vicky stayed at home when her children were young. She later worked for Bestemps and Allied Staffing in the payroll department. She retired in 2011 to take care of...

Funeral Service : 03/08/2022
Bettie James
Bettie James
Date of Death : 02/24/2022

Bettie James, 78, of Plattsburg, MO passed away February 24, 2022.She was born on October 19, 1943 to Burnell and Minnie (Patton) Cundiff in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky where she grew up and attended school.In 1960 she was united in marriage the Ersil F. James. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton, MO and Plattsburg, MO.Bettie was a dedicated nurses aid at Beverly Manor in Smithville for many years.She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Florene, Joyce and Edith Mae; brother, Jessie; and daughter-in-law, Tonya James.She is survived by four sons, Mike James, Sacville, WI, Billy James and...

Funeral Service : 02/24/2022
Babe White
Babe White
Date of Death : 02/16/2022

Delores “Babe” White, 96, of Hemple, MO passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 16, 2022.She was born on January 25, 1926, to Leonard Albert and Mary Magdaline (Fisher) Waller in Hurlinger, MO where she grew up, attended a one room school house and in 1944 graduated from Easton High School. On June 10, 1946 Babe was united in marriage to James Leslie White. After their marriage, they lived near Hemple where they farmed, made their home and raised their six children. Jim passed away on October 10, 1982.Babe had a strong faith and was an active member of...

Funeral Service : 02/21/2022
James Russell "Russ" LaFollette
James Russell "Russ" LaFollette
Date of Death : 02/15/2022

James Russell “Russ” LaFollette, 72, of St. Joseph, MO passed away February 15, 2022.He was born on December 17, 1949, in Glendale, CA to James and Bobbie Jean (Clinton) LaFollette. He went to school in California until the family moved to Gower, MO where he graduated from high school. After graduating from high school, Russ returned to California where he began his career.Russ married Mariam Cumba and they were blessed with two sons Jeremy and Joshua. They later divorced and in May of 1990, Russ married Laurel Santiago and they were blessed with a son, Elijah “Eli” in 1992. When...

Funeral Service : 03/05/2022
Raymond Perkins
Raymond Perkins
Date of Death : 02/15/2022

Raymond A Perkins, 93 years young, of Gower, MO, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.He was born November 3, 1928 in Clinton County to Jesse Bryon and Ann Elizabeth (Smith) Perkins. After his mother passed away, he was raised by his grandmother until his father remarried Ione Christeen (Mitchell) Perkins. He graduated from Gower High School and then went on to serve in the Korean Conflict. After two years of service, he returned to Clinton County and began running the family farm.In 1968, he married the love of his life, Virginia (Assel) Perkins. They were...

Funeral Service : 02/19/2022
Bill D. Cook
Bill D. Cook
Date of Death : 02/13/2022

Bill D. Cook, 84, of Dearborn, MO passed away, February 13, 2022.He was born on October 2, 1937 to Cecil C. and Cecil M. (Culp) Cook in Edgerton, MO. He grew up in Edgerton and graduated from North Platte High School in 1956. In high school he excelled in basketball and football.On April 21, 1957 he was united in marriage to Zelma Staggs. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn where they made their home.He accepted Christ at the Dearborn Christian Church where he served as Deacon for several years.Bill was a board-certified hearing instrument specialist and co-owned Cook Hearing...

Funeral Service : 02/16/2022
Barry Hankins
Barry Hankins
Date of Death : 02/11/2022

Barry Hankins, 64 of Pleasant Valley, MO passed away, February 11, 2022. He was born on April 16, 1957 to Joe Hobert and Christeana May (Marler) Hankins in Smithville, MO. Barry grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School in 1975. On April 20, 1984 he was united in marriage to Janet Marie Foster. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City where they made their home. Barry worked for General Motors for 32 years and retired in 2008. He was a corvette enthusiast and was a former member of the Kansas City Corvette Association. For 10+ years...

Funeral Service : 02/18/2022
Ron Marasco
Ron Marasco
Date of Death : 02/11/2022

Ronald (Ron) Dale Marasco, 80, of Platte City, MO passed away peacefully on February 11, 2022 at Tiffany Springs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Kansas City, MO. Graveside memorial services will be held this spring, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery on South Odell Avenue in Marshall, MO. The family intends to greet friends and relatives in Indian Foothills Park immediately following the memorial. More information on the memorial service will be forthcoming. If you would like to be notified of plans, please email tonyborchers@icloud.com Ron was born on January 12, 1942 in Davenport, IA to Peter and Leone (Warren) Marasco....

Funeral Service : 02/11/2022
Robert Hazlett
Robert Hazlett
Date of Death : 02/10/2022

Robert N. Hazlett, aged 65, passed away on 02/10/2022. He was born in Cleveland, OH on 12/31/1956, son of Robert and Dorothy Hazlett. He was the oldest of three children. He lived in Ohio, Michigan, and Virginia prior to coming to Smithville, Missouri in the mid-1990s.Bob was a technical, quality control, and lab operations manager in the field of photographics and digital imaging for over 25 years with Kodak and Fujifilm. As a boy and young man, he worked in many other positions in a variety of other fields.His passions were family, animal welfare, child welfare, baseball, football, and history....

Funeral Service : 02/15/2022
Velma Smith-Harris
Velma Smith-Harris
Date of Death : 02/05/2022

Velma (Hook) Smith-Harris, 89, of Smithville, MO passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022.She was born on February 16, 1932 to Charles and Lillian Hook in Halls, MO. She graduated from Benton High School in St. Joseph, MO at the age of 16.On June 1, 1949 she was united in marriage to Jack W. Smith at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Halls, MO. Jack and Velma lived and raised their five children in and around the Plattsburg and Smithville area. Jack passed away in 1997. On March 10, 2001 she married Charles Harris and they traveled from Alaska to Texas and...

Funeral Service : 02/12/2022
Evelyn Mooneyham
Evelyn Mooneyham
Date of Death : 02/04/2022

Evelyn Mooneyham, 103, of Smithville, MO passed away, February 4, 2022.She was born on March 25, 1918 to Randolph D. and Olivia Mae (Tays) Herrington in Kansas City, Kansas. Evelyn she grew up in Platte County and graduated from North Kansas City High School. She then attended William Jewell College.In October of 1941 she was united in marriage to Charles Mooneyham, Jr. After their marriage they lived in rural Platte County where they made their home. They later divorced and he preceded her in death.Evelyn worked as a ward secretary at Spelman Hospital in Smithville and retired after several years....

Funeral Service : 02/09/2022
Wendell  Swenson
Wendell Swenson
Date of Death : 02/04/2022

Wendell George Swenson, 70, of Smithville, MO passed away unexpectedly on February 4, 2022. Wendell was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on February 25, 1951 and is the son of the late George and Mary Swenson of King City, MO. Wendell was a 1969 graduate of King City High School. Shortly after graduation, he married his grade school sweetheart, Alice Faith Ness. Wendell and Alice started their family and eventually settled in the Kansas City area where he worked as a sheet metal laborer for many years. Wendell would eventually retire while residing in Smithville to spend even more...

Funeral Service : 02/25/2022
Sherry Whitfield
Sherry Whitfield
Date of Death : 01/29/2022

I’ll love you forever. I’ll like you for always. Sherry Julaine Whitfield went home to Jesus on Jan 29, 2022 at age 68. She leaves behind a beautiful legacy with her husband Dennis of 43 years, a legacy built on their love for their Savior. From her faith, Sherry served her family selflessly and leaves here on earth her son Marcus (wife Catherine), daughter Rachel (husband Brandon), and Sherry’s 5 treasures, her grandchildren: Tyler, Jack, Liv, Walden, and Thatcher.Sherry is also survived by her mother Gerrie Collier, sisters Judy Taylor (husband Tom) and Tina Summers (husband Donnie), brother Charles Collier,...

Funeral Service : 02/01/2022
Helen Godert
Helen Godert
Date of Death : 01/29/2022

Helen Marie Godert, 75 of Smithville, MO passed away January 29, 2022.She was born on January 27, 1947, to Emmett Junior and Emeline Christine (Anderson) Shoemaker in Milwaukee, WI. Helen attended school Monroe City, MO. On January 28, 1967, she was united in marriage to Loren Thomas “Tommy” Godert. They lived in Moline, IL. Tommy passed away from a motorcycle accident on May 26, 1969. Helen moved back home to Smithville where she made her home.Helen was known as “Nanny” to several and enjoyed embordering, cross stitching, watching the birds and her soap operas. Helen was an avid reader and...

Funeral Service : 02/05/2022
Jerry Pflugradt
Jerry Pflugradt
Date of Death : 01/28/2022

Jerry Dee Pflugradt, 67 of Easton, MO passed away January 28, 2022.He was born on May 12, 1954, to Henry E. Pflugradt, Sr. and Eva M. (Conlin) Pflugradt in St. Joseph, MO. Jerry grew up in Easton and attended school.On March 26, 1996, he was united in marriage to Kimberly Ann Koenig. After their marriage they lived in Easton where they made their home.Jerry was an over the road truck driver and owned Pflugradt Trucking. He was most caring selfless man who would help anyone he could. Jerry enjoyed road tripping, boating, camping, fishing and just being outdoors. He loved...

Funeral Service : 05/12/2022
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