Gladys V. Franzel
ATCHISON, Kan. -- Gladys V. Violet (Barker) Franzel, 83, Atchison, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at an Independence, Mo., hospital.
Mrs. Franzel was born March 9, 1916, in Atchison, and attended school there. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atchison.
She worked for Atchison Leather Products and retired from Lincoln Grain Co., where she served in the cleaning department.
On Nov. 9, 1936, she married John R. Franzel in Atchison. He died in 1986.
Mrs. Franzel also was preceded in death by two sisters, Della Franzel and Mary Flattre; and two brothers, Raymond and James Barker.
Surviving: a daughter, Barbara Coffman, Independence; a son, Mike, Atchison; two brothers, Leonard Barker, Atchison, and LeRoy Barker, Midwest City, Okla.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home, Atchison. Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Atchison. Family visitation: 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to American Lung Association and may be left in care of the funeral home.
Jack J. Hamilton
PRINCETON, Mo. -- Jack Junior Hamilton, 90, Princeton, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at a hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.
Born in Mercer County, Mo., on May 8, 1908, Mr. Hamilton had lived in Ravana, Mo., and Princeton since 1982.
A farmer, he served in the Army during during World War II.
On July 2, 1931, he married Grace Altiser in Princeton. She died.
Mr. Hamilton also was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.
Surviving: cousins and nieces.
Graveside service and burial: 11 a.m. Saturday, Ravana Cemetery, with military rites by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7359, Princeton. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. today, at the Bethany Memorial Chapel, Bethany.
James P. Horning Sr.
James P. Horning Sr., 86, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at a St. Joseph health-care center in St. Joseph.
Mr. Horning had worked for the Iowa and Missouri Walnut Co. of St. Joseph as a dry kiln operator for 45 years until retiring in 1977.
Born in Springfield, Mo., on Oct. 7, 1912, he had lived in Kansas City until moving to St. Joseph in 1939.
He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in St. Joseph.
On Aug. 1, 1942, he married Madeleine Hansen. She survives of the home.
Mr. Horning was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Mary; a brother, Joe; and a sister, Elizabeth Parker.
Additional survivors: a son, James Jr., Bella Vista, Ark.; a daughter, Sharon Lory, Faucett, Mo.; a sister, Mary Lynch, Caster, Wyo.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday, Horigan Chapel at Mount Olivet Cemetery, St. Joseph. Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: after 10 a.m. today, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight, and a parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 tonight. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Floyd Howes, 74, St. Joseph, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mr. Howes was employed in the retail and building supply industry in Cheyenne, Wyo., for more than 30 years. He retired in 1986 after working for 21 years as assistant manager of the Cheyenne Lumber Company.
Born near New Market, Iowa, on Nov. 7, 1924, he attended country schools in Taylor County, Iowa, and graduated from Sheridan (Mo.) High School.
Mr. Howes served in the Marine Corps during World War II with the 1st Marine Air Wing.
On April 20, 1945, he married Mary L. Showalter in Emporia, Kan. They lived most of their married life in Colorado and Wyoming. In 1988, they moved to St. Joseph. She survives of the home.
Mr. Howes was a member of Ashland Avenue United Methodist Church and Andrew County Historical Society. He was a former member of the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce and Southeast Wyoming Home Builders Association.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Deloris Lester and Norma Ewart.
Additional survivors: two daughters, Marsha Howes, Cockeysville, Md., and Pamela Howes, St. Joseph; a son, Floyd C., Cheyenne; and five grandchildren.
Memorial service: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ashland Avenue United Methodist Church. The body has been cremated. Burial: Tharps Groves Cemetery, Craig, Mo. There will be no visitation. Hands of Hope Hospice will hold a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be given to Ashland Avenue United Methodist Church of Hands of Hope Hospice. Arrangements: Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph.
MAYSVILLE, Mo. -- Josephine (Gibson) Jenkins, 91, Maysville, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at the Cameron, Mo., hospital.
Mrs. Jenkins had been employed as a registered nurse in the Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo., areas for many years.
Born in Columbia, Mo., on March 24, 1908, she had lived in St. Louis before moving to Maysville. She attended school in Columbia and was of the Catholic faith.
Mrs. Jenkins was preceded in death by a son, Marion Nance; and her parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Surviving: a daughter, Rose A. Clay, Pattonsburg, Mo.; two sisters, Ruth Curry, Columbia, and Mary S. Harshbarger, Newton, Kan.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Sunday, Baptist Church, Fairport, Mo. The body had been cremated. Arrangements: Bram Funeral Home, Maysville. Memorials may be made to the Baptist Church, Fairport.
Virginia A. Lind
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- Virginia Annette (Harris) Lind, 57, Titusville, formerly of Grant City, Mo., died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at her residence.
Born in Enid, Okla., on Feb. 26, 1942, Mrs. Lind had lived in Grant City and Stanberry, Mo., during her early years. She was a graduate of the Stanberry high school. Mrs. Lind had spent a number of years in the quad cities of Illinois before moving to Titusville.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael; and her father, Harley E. Harris.
Surviving: her husband, Mike of the home; two daughters, Danna Hawkins, Hartsville, Tenn., and Toni McEntire, Bowling Green, Ky.; three sons, Bill Downey, Atlanta, Ga., David Lind, Cocoa, Fla., and Steve Lind, Titusville; her mother, Marjorie Rice, Gentry, Mo.; a sister, Midge Anderson, Gentry; a brother, Bill Harris, Grant City; a stepbrother, Bob Rice, Stewartsville, Mo.; and 11 grandchildren.
The graveside service and burial were held Monday, April 5, in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Titusville. Arrangements were by the Titusville Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Freda D. Means
KANSAS CITY -- Freda D. Means, 91, Kansas City, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at a North Kansas City, Mo., hospital.
Mrs. Means was born Oct. 1, 1907, in Schell City, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Means, in 1994. He was the principal at Manual High School in Kansas City.
Surviving: a son, Bill, St. Joseph; and three grandchildren.
Service: 2 p.m. Monday, Lewis-Hoaglend Funeral Home, Schell City. Burial: Schell City Cemetery. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, D.W. Newcomer's White Chapel, Gladstone, Mo.
Martin M. Morrison
BURLINGTON JUNCTION, Mo. -- Martin M. "Mick" Morrison Jr., 50, Burlington Junction, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at his residence.
Mr. Morrison was employed by the Maryville, Mo. Implement Co. for 28 years.
Born Aug. 25, 1948, at Seneca, Kan., Mr. Morrison, a graduate of Tarkio, Mo., High School, served with the Army from 1969-1971.
Mr. Morrison was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tarkio, Rolla Dicks Post No. 315 of the American Legion in Burlington Junction, Masonic Lodge No. 470 AF and AM of Maryville, Scottish Rite Freemasonry, Valley of St. Joseph, and the Burlington Junction Kiwanis Club.
Mr. Morrison was preceded in death by his father, Martin; and his grandparents.
Surviving: his mother, Ethel Morrison, Burlington Junction; three brothers, Bud Worl, Shenandoah, Iowa, Jim Worl, Atlanta, Ga., and Chuck Morrison, Tuttle, Okla.; and a sister, Maryalice Staples, Burlington Junction.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Burlington Junction. Burial: Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Junction. Arrangements: Barr-Merrick Funeral Chapel, Burlington Junction. Memorials may be made to the Mick Morrison John Deere Memorial Scholarship.
Herman J. Nass
ATCHISON, Kan. -- Herman J. Nass, 98, Atchison, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at an Atchison health-care center.
Born March 24, 1901, in Atchison, Mr. Nass graduated from Atchison High School and the former Atchison Business College.
He and his brother, John, owned and operated the Nass Brothers Grocery stores in north and south Atchison locations until the early 1930s when they merged the two locations to one store. They continued the store on Commercial Street until they closed it after the 1958 flood.
In 1960, Mr. Nass began working for the Blish-Mize and Silliman Co. in Atchison as a receiving clerk until retiring in 1976.
On Aug. 3, 1937, he married Dora Glancy in Atchison. She died in 1967.
Mr. Nass was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus Council No. 723; and Maur Hill 50 Club, of which he was a past president.
He also was preceded in death by his parents, Werner and Elizabeth; two brothers, John and Vincent; five sisters, Anna, Mary, Cecelia and Dora Nass and Catherine Roth; and a great-grandchild.
Surviving: two daughters, Mary Ball, Atchison, and Elizabeth Hutchinson, Oxford, Md.; a son, James W., Prairie Village, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Atchison. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Atchison. Parish and Knights of Columbus rosary: 7 tonight, Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home, Atchison, with family visitation to follow until 8:30 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph's Catholic Church or St. Benedict's Abbey and may be left in care of the funeral home.
Phyllis E. Riche
Phyllis E. (Atkins) Riche, 60, St. Joseph, formerly of Fillmore, Mo., died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mrs. Riche had been employed as a secretary for the Brookdale Presbyterian Church in St. Joseph. She also had been a medical technologist for the former Methodist Medical Center and St. Joseph State Hospital until 1990.
Born near Fillmore on Aug. 21, 1938, she had lived most of her life in Fillmore and St. Joseph. She was a graduate of the Fillmore high school and former St. Joseph Junior College.
Mrs. Riche was a member of the Green Valley Baptist Church, St. Joseph, where she was active in the Bible study group.
On March 24, 1962, she married Dennis M. Riche in Ponca City, Okla. He survives of the home.
Mrs. Riche was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Alpha Atkins.
Additional survivors: a son, Michael, Savannah, Mo.; two daughters, Sherri Taylor, St. Joseph, and Stephanie Ray, Stewartsville, Mo.; and seven grandchildren.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Valley Baptist Church, St. Joseph. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service. Burial: Fillmore Cemetery. Visitation: after 8 a.m. today, at the Breit & Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah, where the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight. Memorials may be made to the Green Valley Baptist Church Youth Program, 3110 Cook Road, St. Joseph, 64506.
Wanda L. Rinehart
PRINCETON, Mo. - Wanda Lea (Hembry) Rinehart, 65, Princeton, died Wednesday April 7, at the Maryville, Mo. hospital.
Mrs. Rinehart taught school in Cedar Falls, Iowa, State of Texas, Eagleville, Mo. from 1969 until 1985, was a counselor in the Princeton, schools from 1987 until 1998, and a part-time counselor at the Newtown-Harris Missouri school this current school year.
Born June 19, 1933, in Lamoni, Iowa, Mrs. Rinehart was a graduate of Lamoni High School, with a bachelor of science degree in education from Iowa State Teachers College, a masters degree in counseling from Northeast Missouri State University, and continued post graduate studies at Northwest Missouri State University.
Mrs. Rinehart was a member of the Missouri State Teachers Association, Missouri State Counselors Association and New Hope Baptist Church of Princeton.
On Dec. 24, 1970, she married Donald Rinehart. He survives of his home in Trenton, Mo.
Mrs. Rinehart was preceded in death by her parents Raymond and Ethel Hembry, three brothers, Dick and Bob Hutchcroft, and Larry Hembry; and two sisters, Donna V. Hembry, and Elberta Hardin.
Additional survivors: two sons, Paul Wallace, Hopkins, Mo., Bruce Wallace, Springfield, Mo.; a daughter Carolene Joiner, Princeton, ; two sisters, Roberta Burrel, Lamoni, Iowa, and Rosalie Smith. Independence, Mo.; and five grandchildren.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, New Hope Baptist Church, north of Princeton. Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni, Iowa. Visitation: after 8 a.m. today at Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Service, Princeton, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to the Wanda Rinehart Scholarship Fund at the Princeton R-V School and sent in care of the Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Service, P.O. Box 316, Princeton, Mo. 64673.
Janet L. Robinson
MAYSVILLE, Mo. - Janet L. (Vette) Robinson, 44, Maysville, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital after a lengthy illness of cancer.
Mrs. Robinson was born in Fairfax, Mo., on Feb. 14, 1955. She also lived in Tarkio, Mo., before moving to Maysville.
She graduated from Tarkio High School and Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville where she received a bachelor's degree in secondary education and home economics.
Mrs. Robinson taught for Head Start in Maryville from 1978 to 1980 and then taught home economics at Maysville High School from 1980 to 1983. She taught at the Jesus Loves Me Pre-school in Maysville from 1988 until her death.
She was a member of Amity (Mo.) United Methodist Church and a former member of Missouri State Teachers Association and Hedge Farm Extension Club.
On June 26, 1982, she married J. Greg Robinson in Westboro, Mo. He survives of the home.
Mrs. Robinson was preceded in death by her father, Adolph C. Vette; and grandparents Lee Nelson and George and Elizabeth Vette.
Additional survivors: three sons, Cory, Kyle and Neil, all of the home; her mother, Lyllis Vette, Tarkio; a brother, Randy Vette, Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Jill Sharp, Tarkio; and her grandmother, Dora Nelson.
Service: 2 p.m. today, Bram Funeral Home, Maysville, Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, east of Maysville. Memorials are suggested to the Robinson children's fund or the DeKalb County Senior Citizen Center.
EDGERTON, Mo. - Dorothy (Maget) Rose, 79, Edgerton, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Rose had been employed by the Gower Convalescent Center in Gower, Mo., for many years.
Born in Buchanan County, Mo., near Dearborn, Mo., on Jan. 21, 1920, she attended the Arnoldsville school and was graduated from the Quinn School in Platte County, Mo.
Mrs. Rose was a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Edgerton; and Order of the Eastern Star. She was a former member of the New Market, Mo., Christian Church.
In 1939, she married Cecil H. Rose in Platte County. They lived and farmed north of Platte City, Mo., and later near New Market. In 1957, the couple moved to Edgerton. He died in 1971.
Mrs. Rose also was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus M. and Stella M. Maget; three brothers, Milton, Charles and John H. Maget; and a sister, Eliza M. Coon.
Surviving: two sons, Robert, Kansas City, and Herman, St. Joseph; and a grandchild.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Edgerton. Burial: New Market Cemetery. Family visitation: 6 to 9 tonight, at the Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Edgerton. Memorials may be made to the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Edgerton, or New Market Cemetery.