Marvin Lee Hatteberg
Marvin Lee Hatteberg, 77, of Bella Vista, Ark. died June 11, 2005 at the St. Mary's Hospital, Rogers, Ark. He was born Oct. 24, 1927 in Fonda, Iowa to Knute Hatteberg & Alma (Lundy) Hatteberg.
He was raised and educated in Fonda, Iowa. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 until 1947. Marvin married Helen Schoon Sept. 9, 1949 in Pomeroy, Iowa. They lived in Clinton, Iowa, where he worked for the DuPont Company for 36 years, retiring in February 1985. He enjoyed singing in the Clinton Barbershop Quartet. He and his wife moved to Bella Vista, Ark. in December 1992. He was a member of the Bella Vista Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post # 341 of Bella Vista.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen Hatteberg of Bella Vista, Ark.; son Dennis Hatteberg and Lisa of Twin Lakes, Wis.; two daughters, Joan Greve and David of Bryant, Iowa, and Julie Doubek and William of Neosho, Mo.; and six grandchildren, Jason Hatteberg, Brett Greve, Troy Greve, Abigail (Doubek) Love & her husband Josh, Aaron Doubek, Adam Doubek.
A funeral service was held June 15, 2005 in the Bella Vista Lutheran Church with Pastor Ron Pfluger officiating.
Arrangements were by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72715 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Jacquelyn 'Jac' Janssen
Jacquelyn "Jac" Janssen, 78, of Bella Vista, Ark., died June 5, 2005, at her home. She was born Feb. 15, 1927, in Fresno, Calif., to Graydon A. Bachmann and Irene Helgerson Bachmann.
She was raised and educated in Minneapolis. She graduated as a registered nurse from Abbott Hospital in Minneapolis and attended the University of Minnesota. She married James E. Janssen on July 1, 1950, in Minneapolis. The couple moved to Bella Vista in 1989 from Davenport, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert B. Bachmann.
Survivors include her husband, James E. Janssen; a son, Bruce V. Janssen of Granby, Colo.; a daughter, Barbara A. Janssen of San Diego, Calif.; and a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy Galchutt and Arthur Galchutt of Bella Vista.
Arrangements were by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 5248, Bella Vista, AR 72714; to the Presbyterian Church Music Department, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72715; or to the Bella Vista Ambulance Service, 101 Town Center, Bella Vista, AR 72714.
Janell Miller Mickel
Janell Miller Mickel, 78, of Bella Vista, Ark. died June 11, 2005 at the Regency Hospital in Springdale, Ark. She was born July 28, 1926 in River Falls, Wis. to Neil S. Miller and Margaret (Taylor) Miller.
She moved to Bella Vista in 1999 from Wyoming via south Texas. She was an Elder of the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista. She was a member of the Village Art Club, AARP, The Living Bank, Air Force Sergeants Association Auxiliary and the Retired Enlisted Association Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Priscilla Bacon.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene L. Mickel of Bella Vista, Ark.; a son, Daniel C. Mickel of McAllen, Texas; a daughter, Kristine J. Brown of Jackson, Wyo.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, her sister Mardi Teale of Paradise Valley, Ariz., and her brother Tim Miller of St. George, Utah.
A memorial service was held June 13, 2005 in the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista with the Rev. Dr. James E. Still and the Rev. Tracy L. Evans officiating.
Arrangements were by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, Ark.
Lee Reddin, 90, of Malvern, Ark., died June 10, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 26, 1915, in Calhoun County, Ark., to Robert L. Reddin and Lurline Nichols Reddin.
He was a teacher for the Malvern Public Schools. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for more than 15 years as a rural mail carrier in Hot Spring County, Ark. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Malvern. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hautine Adams Reddin; four brothers, Kirby Reddin, Fay Reddin, Bob Reddin and Bill Reddin; and a sister, Mildred Bass.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tom Reddin and Gail Reddin of Bella Vista, Ark.; a brother and sister-in-law, James Reddin and Emma Jean Reddin of Hampton, Ark.; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Mable Merritt of Wilmar, Ark., Nell Foster and Gary Foster of Elko, Nev., and Ruth Blann of Hampton; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held June 13 at the Second Baptist Church of Malvern with the Rev. Don Price and the Rev. Morris Cloud.
Burial was at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Malvern.
Pallbearers were his nephews.
Allen Leroy Vessell
Allen Leroy Vessell, 72, of Bella Vista, Ark., died June 7, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1922, in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., to Alfred Vessell and Ada Vessell.
He married Gwen Smith on Jan. 26, 1952. He retired from Marblehead Lime Co. as superintendent of maintenance over all of the company's production facilities in the region. He moved to Bella Vista in 1989. He was an avid golfer.
Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn Smith Vessell; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Vessell and Cathy Vessell of Streator, Ill., Ronnie Vessell and Kim Vessell, and Timothy Vessell and Sharon Vessell, all of Griffith, Ind., and Mark Vessell and Debbie Vessell of Ottawa, Ill.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sheila Reed of La Grange, Ill., and Melinda McKown and Andrew McKown of Hobart, Ind.; two brothers, Nelson Vessell and Carl Vessell; three sisters, Darlene Hoog, Mary Ann Caudle and Tarey Kay Hoffman; eight grandsons, Jeffrey, Daniel, Timothy, Nicholas, Dennis, Jacob, Benjamin and Samuel; three granddaughters, Amanda, Molly and Stephanie; and a great-grandson, Gavin.
A memorial service was held June 11 at the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista with the Rev. Dr. James E. Still and the Rev. Tracy L. Evans.
Arrangements were by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301-5104; to Circle of Life Hospice, 610 E. Emma Ave., Springdale, AR 72764; or to the Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista, 1880 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72715
Jessie Ruth Fancher
Jessie Ruth Fancher, 86, of Bella Vista, Ark., formerly of Pineville, Mo., died July 26, 2005, at Northwest Medical Center of Benton County in Bentonville, Ark. She was born Jan. 5, 1919, in Oak Grove, Ark., to John Haley and Mary Elizabeth Layman Haley.
She married Troy Nubern Fancher in 1939 in Berryville, Ark. In 1943, she and her husband moved to Buena Park, Calif., where she worked as a supervisor for Hunt Wesson Foods.
The couple retired in 1967 and moved to Pineville, Mo., where she was active in Republican Party politics and various community activities. She was a longtime member of the Church of Christ in Bella Vista. She was an accomplished cook, winning numerous prizes for her canning. She enjoyed gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Troy Nubern Fancher, in 1981; a daughter, Glenna Williams, on June 9, 1995; two brothers; and a sister.
Survivors include a son, Troy Bruce Fancher of Southport, Conn.; a daughter, Jean Stafford of Tustin, Calif.; six grandchildren, Darrin Stafford, Kent Stafford, Melanie Martin, Wendy Newman, Tomm Fancher and Haley Fancher; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held July 28 at the Church of Christ with Minister Randall Castleman.
Burial was at the Pineville Cemetery in Pineville, Mo.
Pallbearers were Kent Stafford, Darrin Stafford, Tomm Fancher, Bryan Stafford, Troy Fancher and Larry Caywood.
Arrangements were by Walker-Dowd Funeral Home of Anderson, Mo.