Franklin A. Heimbaugh
CAMERON, Mo. - Franklin A. Heimbaugh, 75, Cameron, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Cameron health-care center.
Mr. Heimbaugh was employed at Woods Construction Co., Gallatin, Mo. He served with the Navy during World War II.
Born Oct. 8, 1923, in Weatherby, Mo., he lived there until moving to Cameron in 1993. He was a graduate of Weatherby High School.
Mr. Heimbaugh was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Beaulah; and a sister.
Surviving: Frances Cox, of the home; a son, Franklin, Neola, Iowa; a daughter, Linda Hicks, Brookfield, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.
Graveside service and burial: 2:30 p.m. today, Alta Vista Cemetery, Weatherby. There is no scheduled family visitation. Arrangements: Bram Funeral Home, Maysville, Mo.
Edra E. Hunt
AURORA, Ill. - Edra Earlean (Walker) Newton Hunt, 84, Aurora, formerly of Chillicothe, Mo., died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in Aurora.
Mrs. Hunt, a graduate of Chillicothe High School and Business College, worked as a homemaker and executive secretary.
Born July 7, 1914, in Sampsel, Mo., she lived in Chillicothe until 1934, when she moved to Kansas City. In 1963, she moved to Leawood, Kan., and lived there until returning to Chillicothe.
Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church, Junior Sorosis, P.E.O. Chapter T, and the Episcopal Day Guild, all of Chillicothe.
Her first husband, Allen Newton, died in 1960. On May 19, 1966, she married Bill Hunt. He died in 1997.
Mrs. Hunt also was preceded in death by her parents, William R. and Florence Walker; five brothers, Claude, Harry, Dan, Billy and LeRoy Walker; and a sister, Autumn Dale.
Surviving: two daughters, Ann L. Nickell, Kansas City, and Julie Stokowski, Aurora; and five grandchildren.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Grace Episcopal Church, Chillicothe. Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Chillicothe. Visitation: noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Norman-Wagy-Gordon Funeral Home, Chillicothe. There is no scheduled family visitation. Memorial contributions may be sent to the church or the Livingston County (Mo.) Library.
Mareen E. Hurst
BETHANY, Mo. - Mareen E. Hurst, 90, Bethany, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Bethany health-care center.
Mr. Hurst worked for Big Smith, Carthage, Mo., for 33 years. He also worked for Hurst & Sons Insurance Co., until his retirement in 1960.
Born Sept. 21, 1908, in Gilman City, Mo., he served with the Navy during World War II and was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Maryville, Mo.
Mr. Hurst was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell J. Hurst, in 1983; a daughter, Mary Carmen; his parents, Charles M. and Eva G.; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
Surviving: a daughter, Janett Hodo, Bethany; a sister, Wanda Shaw, San Diego; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
Service: 10:30 a.m. today, Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany. Burial: Masonic Cemetery, Gilman City. Military rites will be conducted under the auspices of the Bethany Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2176, and American Legion Post No. 216, and the Albany (Mo.) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5329, and American Legion Post No. 106. There is no scheduled family visitation. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Foundation, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424.
Rose G. Kohn
Rose G. (Elsberg) Kohn, 82, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mrs. Kohn was employed as a teller at Commerce Bank, St. Joseph, for 17 years.
Born Feb. 26, 1917, in Muenstr, Germany, she lived in New York City before moving to St. Joseph 50 years ago.
Mrs. Kohn was a member of Temple Adath Joseph, St. Joseph, the B'Nai Brith Women and the Hadassah.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Kohn, in 1980; her parents, Albert and Martha Elsberg; and a brother, Alfred.
Surviving: a daughter, Rita Shewer, New York City; a son, Gunther, Creve Couer, Mo.; a sister, Margaret Stark, Salem, Maine; four grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Meierhoffer Family Funeral Care, St. Joseph. Visitation: after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial: Shaare Sholem Cemetery, St. Joseph.
E. Roberta Landers
SAVANNAH, Mo. - E. Roberta Landers, 82, Savannah, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, at her home.
Miss Landers formerly was employed as a nurse's aid with Shady Lawn Nursing Home, LaVerna Heights Nursing Home and the former Dr. Nichols Sanitorium, all of Savannah.
Born Jan. 2, 1917, north of Savannah, she lived her entire life in the Savannah area, and was a graduate of Savannah High School.
Miss Landers was a member of the Savannah First Baptist Church, and was a former Democratic party committee person.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Anita.
Surviving: two cousins, L. Gene Moran, St. Joseph, and Kristine Oliver, Kansas City.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Breit & Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah. Burial: Savannah Cemetery. Visitation: after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight. Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Baptist Church, 500 E. Pawnee St., Savannah, MO 64485.
Donald L. Marshall
LEON, Iowa - Donald L. Marshall, 80, Leon, formerly of Eagleville, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Leon hospital.
Born July 17, 1918, in Eagleville, Mr. Marshall was a carpenter and a member of the Bloomington Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lamoni, Iowa.
On Feb. 13, 1937, he married Wilma Butler. She survives of the home.
Mr. Marshall was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ida B.
Additional survivors: two daughters, Sharon Anderson, Leon, and Carolyn Ross, Story City, Iowa; a son, Ross, Merriam, Kan.; and a sister, Doris Peck, Leon.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. today, Bloomington Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lamoni. The body has been cremated. Inurnment: at a later date in Payne Cemetery, Hatfield, Mo. There is no scheduled family visitation, however the family invites everyone to lunch prior to the service at the church. Arrangements: Roberson Funeral Home, Eagleville.
Jimmy D. McLaughlin
FAIRFAX, Mo. - Jimmy Dale McLaughlin, 63, Fairfax, formerly of St. Joseph, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at his home.
Mr. McLaughlin was employed at the Dugdale Packing Co., St. Joseph, before starting work at Excel Beef, Rock Port, Mo., where he worked until 1985. He retired from the Community Care Center, Tarkio, Mo., in 1997.
Born June 21, 1935, in Gallatin, Mo., he was reared in St. Joseph, where he graduated from Benton High School. He served with the Army, and lived in Fairfax since 1966.
In December of 1962, he married Lora L. Pinzino. She survives of the home.
Mr. McLaughlin was preceded in death by his parents, Bryant and Nora; three brothers, Donald, Delbert and Ronnie; and a grandchild.
Additional survivors: five sons, Mike, Las Vegas, Tim, Los Angeles, Tom, San Francisco, Duke, Fairfax, and Tony Pinzino, Peru, Neb.; a daughter, Dina Johnson, Fairfax; three brothers, Jackie D., state of Texas, Frank, Sterling, Colo., and Bill, Denison, Iowa; five sisters, Vena Roberts and Marge Blanton, both of St. Joseph, Ellen Shelton, Elwood, Kan., Myrna Trepte, Los Angeles, and Connie Midyett, Riverside, Calif.; and 15 grandchildren.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Fairfax Baptist Church. Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Fairfax. Visitation: after 3 p.m. today, Schooler Funeral Home, Fairfax. There is no scheduled family visitation.
Warren R. Phillips
WATHENA, Kan. - Warren Roscoe "Bert" Phillips, 74, Wathena, formerly of Hiawatha, Kan., died of complications with multiple sclerosis on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Wathena health-care center.
Born Aug. 29, 1924, in Hiawatha, Mr. Phillips was a graduate of Hiawatha High School. After high school, he served with the Marine Corps during World War II, during which time he received presidential citations for action in Terawa Saipan and Iwo Jima, and a Navy unit citation from Admiral Nimich.
After his discharge in 1945, Mr. Phillips returned to Hiawatha and sold dairy equipment for two national companies. He later became the first Realtor in Hiawatha, and sold real estate until his retirement in the early 1980s.
Mr. Phillips served as past post commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5210, Hiawatha. He also was a member of the Hiawatha First United Methodist Church; National Realtor's Association; Disabled American Veterans, Sunflower State Chapter No. 12; Hiawatha Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. No. 1741; Hiawatha Masonic Lodge No. 35, A.F. & A.M.; York Rite, Mount Horeb Chapter No. 43; Washington Council No. 2, Atchison, Kan.; Hiawatha Commandry No. 13; and the Abdallah Shrine Temple, Overland Park, Kan., where he was founding president of the NEK 90s Motorcycle Unit.
In 1945, he married Ina M. Loyd. She died in 1983. On Aug. 5, 1985, he married Phyllis Allen. She died in 1989. He married Mildred Davis on Aug. 16, 1990. She survives of the home.
Mr. Phillips also was preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine; his parents, Bert L. and Nora H.; a sister, Armilda Davis; and two grandchildren.
Additional survivors: a son, Eric, Omaha, Neb.; three daughters, Frances Gard, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jo A. Karn, Denison, Kan., and Tareca Schuetz, Hiawatha; two stepdaughters, Vicky Van Wey, Atchison, and Joni Erickson, St. Louis, Mo.; nine grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Hiawatha First United Methodist Church. Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha. Masonic services will be conducted under the auspices of Masonic Lodge No. 35, A.F. & A.M., Hiawatha. Family visitation: 7 to 8:30 tonight, Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Warren "Bert" Phillips Memorial Fund, which will be designated to charities later, in care of the funeral home, 519 N. First St., Hiawatha, KS 66434.
Rena M. Snapp
SAVANNAH, Mo. - Rena M. (Cox) Snapp, 78, Savannah, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mrs. Snapp was employed at the former Noma Lites Co. and Whitaker Cable Co., both of St. Joseph.
Born March 21, 1920, near Savannah, she lived her entire life in Andrew County, Mo. She was a graduate of Lafayette High School, St. Joseph.
Mrs. Snapp was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, St. Joseph.
On Feb. 14, 1942, she married Dale W. Snapp in St. Joseph. He died in 1989.
Mrs. Snapp also was preceded in death by her parents, David L. Sr. and Sarah Cox; a brother, R. Dale Cox; and a sister, Anna L. Grieme.
Surviving: a son, Billy D. Cox, Savannah; three daughters, Anna M., Bolckow, Mo., Penny J. Wright, Savannah, and Emily K. Dunn, Vancouver, Wash.; two brothers, James R. and David L. Cox Jr., both of St. Joseph; two sisters, Emma Edson, St. Joseph, and Betty Snapp, Savannah; and six grandchildren.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Breit & Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah. Burial: Savannah Cemetery. Visitation: after 10 a.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 3931 Sherman Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506.
FAUCETT, Mo. - Jack Snyder, 56, Faucett, formerly of Gower, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a hospital in Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Snyder worked for St. Joseph Light & Power, Farmland Industries in North Kansas City, Mo., and Quaker Oats, St. Joseph.
Born April 10, 1942, in Hemple, Mo., he was reared in Gower and was a graduate of Gower High School. He served with the Missouri Air National Guard and the Naval Reserves.
On Aug. 16, 1990, he married Doris J. Stanton. After their marriage they moved to Faucett, where she survives of the home.
Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his father, Jim.
Additional survivors: a son, Mike, South Riding, Va.; a stepson, Mike Stanton, of the home; four stepdaughters, Beth Smith, Connie Parrott and Sherry Drake, all of Agency, Mo., and Jamie Stanton, of the home; his mother, Frances, St. Joseph; a brother, Jim, Gower; two sisters, Janet Umphress and Jennifer Dennis, both of St. Joseph; and seven stepgrandchildren.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower. Family visitation: 6:30 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
RIVERSIDE, Mo. - Viola (Thompson) Turner, 93, Riverside, formerly of Weston, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Riverside health-care center.
Mrs. Turner worked as a nurses aid at North Kansas City (Mo.) Hospital for about 10 years, retiring in 1972.
Born July 30, 1905, in Weston, she was a lifelong Weston resident and a member of the Weston Christian Church.
On March 21, 1928, she married Basil D. Turner in Leavenworth, Kan. He died in 1954.
Mrs. Turner also was preceded in death by two stepsons, Clyde and Vernon; a stepdaughter, Ermadean Spinner; her parents, Richard A. Thompson and Anne E. Beck; and four brothers and three sisters.
Surviving: a son, James, Rogers, Ark.; a daughter, Mary E. LeFeu, Chicago; a stepson, Basil D., Denver; two stepdaughters, Ruth Dale and Esther Wright, both of Platte City, Mo.; a sister, La Vern Hamilton, state of Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Vaughn Funeral Home, Weston. Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Weston. Family visitation: 6:30 to 7:30 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Diabetes Association.
Roy L. Wolfe
Roy Lee Wolfe, 63, St. Joseph, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
For 33 years, Mr. Wolfe had been a firefighter for the St. Joseph Fire Department until retiring in 1994 as captain. During the Korean War, he served in the Army.
Born in St. Joseph on May 17, 1935, he had lived most of his life in the St. Joseph. He attended Benton High School.
Mr. Wolfe was a member of the Baptist faith and Retired Firefighters Union Local No. 77.
On Sept. 12, 1955, he married Margaret Gentry in St. Joseph. She survives of the home.
Mr. Wolfe was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Wolfe and Erma Rhyther; his stepfather, Emery Rhyther; his stepfather, Newell White; a half-brother, Newell R. White; a brother, Fritz Wolfe; two stepbrothers, Monroe and Fred White; two stepsisters, Juanita Coots and Ruby Wolfe; and a half-sister, Janet R. White.
Additional survivors: a son, Randy, St. Joseph; two daughters, Reana Gardner and Rissa Huffman, both of St. Joseph; a stepbrother, Dr. Merlin Brown, St. Joseph; two sisters, Jo Norris, St. Joseph, and Elizabeth Funk, Belton, Mo.; two stepsisters, Norma Scroggins, St. Joseph, and Beulah Paugh, Grand Island, Neb.; and four grandchildren.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph. Family visitation: noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the chapel. Memorials may be made to United Cerebral Palsy.
Velma E. Wormsley
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Velma E. (Robison) Wormsley, 89, Jefferson City, formerly of Holt's Summit and Polo, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at a Jefferson City health-care center.
Mrs. Wormsley, a homemaker, also served as city clerk and city tax collector in Polo for several years.
Born Jan. 1, 1910, in Caldwell County, Mo., she lived in Polo until 1993, when she moved to Holt's Summit.
Mrs. Wormsley was a member of the Polo First Baptist Church and Rebecca Lodge No. 50, Hamilton, Mo. She was past matron of Order of the Eastern Star ACACIA Chapter No. 42, and was past president of the American Legion Auxiliary in Polo.
On Aug. 7, 1929, she married Johnnie Wormsley in Richmond, Mo. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Wormsley also was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Fannie Robison; four sisters, Verna Tarter, Eula Gentry, Edith Robison and Ethel Willis; and three brothers, Leonard, Hugh and Lawrence Robison.
Surviving: a son, William M., Holt's Summit, Mo.; a brother, Melvin Robison, Hamilton; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Prairie Ridge Christian Union Church, Polo. Burial: Prairie Ridge Cemetery, Polo. Family visitation: one hour before the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Prairie Ridge Christian Union Church or the Polo First Baptist Church. Arrangements: Bailey Funeral Home, Lathrop, Mo.