Racheal Ann Dunkin
Racheal Ann Dunkin died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at Boone County Medical Center in Columbia. She was 32.
Mrs. Dunkin was born Sept. 23, 1969, in Burlington, Iowa, to Verle Fenton and Frances Mutchler Fenton. She married Scott R. Dunkin on Oct. 25, 1997, in Las Vegas. He survives.
Mrs. Dunkin, a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Burlington, Iowa, was an accounting clerk at MFA Oil for three years and a Wal-Mart employee for 12 years.
She graduated from Burlington High School in 1988, and received her Associate Degree in Business Administration from Moberly Community College in 1999.
Visitation for Mrs. Dunkin will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lunning Chapel, 2620 Mount Pleasant Street, Burlington, Iowa.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Dennis Tevis, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Burlington, Iowa.
Mrs. Dunkin is also survived by two brothers, John Fenton and Stephen Fenton, both of Burlington; and three sisters, Rebecca Fenton, Lorayne Fenton and Dianna Fenton, all of Burlington.
Her parents died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to Lunning Chapel, 2620 Mount Pleasant Street, Burlington, Iowa, 52601.
Van A. Warrick Sr.
Van Allen Warrick Sr. of Boonville died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Columbia Regional Hospital. He was 73.
Mr. Warrick was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Bunceton, Mo., to Harry and Georgia Warrick. He married Beatrice Jean Williams on June 14, 1948.
Mr. Warrick attended Dunbar High School in Bunceton. He worked at McGraw Edison/Toastmaster for more than 17 years and served as firefighter and fire chief for more than 30 years in Boonville.
Mr. Warrick was a member of the St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, where he was a church steward and a member of the senior choir. He worked at church events and numerous church programs and was considered a community leader. He was also a member of the International Firefighters Association, the Missouri Firefighters Association and the Concerned Citizens for the Black Community.
Visitation for Mr. Warrick will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the H.T. May and Son Funeral Home, 403 Sycamore, Boonville.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Edwin Donaldson, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Boonville R-1 High School, 1690 W. Ashley Rd., Boonville. Burial will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery.
Mr. Warrick is survived by two sons, Lewis Warrick and Michael Warrick, both of Columbia; four sisters, Georgia Bush and Doris Kenney, both of Columbia, Audrey Warrick of Los Angeles and Helen Warrick of Boonville; two brothers, Charles Warrick of Newark and Lucius Warrick of Waynesville; two grandsons and one great-grandson. Four brothers, two sisters and one son died earlier.
Memorials may be sent to the St. Matthew A.M.E. Building Fund.
Wilda M. Flint
Wilda Margaret Flint of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Lenoir Health Care Center. She was 96.
Miss Flint was born July 15, 1906, in Salem, Mo., to William Lewis and Alice G. Hesberg Flint.
Miss Flint was known as a person with a quick wit and a sense of humor and was always ready to participate in Lenoir and community events, according to a statement from her friend Mary Kay Stamper.
Miss Flint graduated from Newburg High School where she was a member of the basketball team, the school newspaper and school leadership team. After graduation in 1924, she entered Drury College and in 1928 graduated with a bachelor's degree in English and literature. Miss Flint attended summer school and completed a master's degree at MU with a major in English literature. Her teaching career took her to Dixon, Eldon and University City High School, where she worked until retirement. Miss Flint moved to Lenoir in 1992.
Miss Flint was a charter member of the GD Chapter of PEO in Newburg, which was organized in 1935. She maintained her membership in KA Chapter in Columbia and was actively involved in projects on the local and district level. Miss Flint loved music, was a member of the First Christian Church and always participated in Lenoir Chapel Choir and many community music and vocal events.
Services for Miss Flint, conducted by the Rev. John Yonker, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Epple Chapel. Burial will be at Rolla Memorial Cemetery in Rolla.
Miss Flint is survived by her friend Mary Kay Stamper.
Memorials may be sent to Fellowship of John, 3300 New Haven Road, Columbia, Mo. 65201 or First Christian Church, 101 N. Tenth St., Columbia, Mo. 65201.
Lois Canole of Columbia died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at the Bluffs in Columbia. She was 77.
Mrs. Canole was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Boone County to Henry and Nettie Nichols Miller.
Mrs. Canole lived in Boone County her entire life. She worked for more than 25 years as a labor and delivery nurse at Boone Hospital.
She was also a member of the Red Rock Methodist Church.
Visitation for Mrs. Canole will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services, conducted by the Rev. Frank Norman, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Funeral Service.
Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Canole is survived by a son, Charles D. Canole, and a daughter, Bonnie Merritt, both of Columbia.
Her husband and one son died earlier.
Ernest Bass Jr.
Ernest "June" Bass Jr. of Boonville died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at University Hospital. He was 76.
Mr. Bass was born April 19, 1926, in Columbia to Ernest and Jennie Bass. He married Kathryn Nelson on Jan. 15, 1965.
Mr. Bass joined St. Matthew A.M.E. Church in 1977. He was employed as a farm hand, a fertilizer distributor and a car salesman. In 1966, Mr. Bass began working for Holsum Baker and continued to until his retirement in 1986.
Visitation for Mr. Bass will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the H. T. May and Son Funeral Home in Boonville.
Services, conducted by the Rev. Horace Hopkins, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Matthews A.M.E. Church in Boonville. Burial will be at the Boonville Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Bass is survived by his wife, Kathryn, of Boonville; one son, Jody Bass of Boonville; one daughter Doris Watkins-Gray of Columbia; one stepson, Gary Elbert of Peculiar, Mo.; one brother, John H. Bass of Fulton; three sisters, Ella Ellis and Pearl Vaughn, both of Kansas City, and Heddy Coleman of Columbia; seven grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and one step-granddaughter. Three brothers and one sister died earlier.
Wynard Earl Aslin
Wynard Earl Aslin of Columbia died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 82.
Mr. Aslin was born Jan. 30, 1920, in Bloomfield to Bonnie Floyd and Mertie Dell Lewis Aslin. He married Emeline Czapinski on Jan. 9, 1945.
Mr. Aslin was a graduate of MU and served with the Army during World War II. After serving in the Army, Mr. Aslin was the Executive Secretary with the Missouri Seed Improvement Association for 42 years until his retirement in 1987. He also had a faculty appointment at MU in field crops. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and Golden K Kiwanis Club in Columbia.
Visitation for Mr. Aslin will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., and a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Services, conducted by Msgr. Michael Flanagan will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 903 Bernadette Drive. Burial, with military honors, will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Aslin is survived by his wife, Emeline Aslin of Columbia; two sons, Ray Aslin of Manhattan, Kan., and Larry Aslin of Fayetteville, Ark.; one daughter, Medarda Hoffmann of San Antonio, Texas; one brother, David Aslin of Clio, Mich.; one sister, Ilena Aslin of Cape Girardeau; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Robert J. Herschel
Robert J. Herschel died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Moberly Regional Medical Center. He was 81.
Mr. Herschel was born Dec. 31, 1920, in St. Joseph to Claude and Agnes C. Monohan Herschel.
Mr. Herschel lived in Moberly most recently, but was formerly from Columbia, where he married Georgetta Marie Davis on Aug. 30, 1975.
He graduated from MU in 1956. After graduation, he worked as a purchasing agent for AB Chance until his retirement in 1983.
Visitation for Mr. Herschel is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, and burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Herschel is survived by his wife, Georgetta; two daughters, Phyllis Ann Jarman of Columbia and Donna Marie Fitzwater of Arnold; one brother, Phillip Herschel of Lakeland, Fla.; and one sister, Claudia Wuigk of Cambridge, Md.
One brother, Joe Herschel, and one sister, Virginia Ketterbrink, died earlier. - Jessie Lewis
Hatsumi Sue White
Burnis White said his mother was a simple person who liked the simple pleasures in life.
Hatsumi Sue White of Columbia died of cancer Tuesday, Aug. 6, at her residence. She was 66. Mrs. White was born March 25, 1936, in Osaka, Japan. She met her husband, Burnis White II, when the Army stationed him in Osaka, and they married Aug. 24, 1954. Her two oldest sons were born in Japan before the family moved to the United States in 1957. After moving, she had two more sons and two daughters.
Mrs. White worked at Stephens College as the housekeeper for the president, and she was still employed at the college when she died.
"She went through three presidents, so she worked there about 20 years," Burnis White said.
Mrs. White loved to play bingo and chat with her friends.
"She would sit with her friends after work, then they would all go to bingo together," Ronald White said. "It was kind of like a ritual for her."
Mrs. White and her husband owned BW's Little Shop, which specialized in turquoise jewelry, on Ninth Street in the 1970s and 1980s. "She really enjoyed that little shop, but she gave it up about a year after Dad died," Ronald White said.
Her husband died in 1983.
"She and Dad used to love buckskinning," Burnis White said. "They would travel around the country and pitch their tepee. Dad was into black powder rifles, and mom would go along and just kind of take care of things."
Mrs. White was cremated according to her wishes.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Log Providence Baptist Church, 4500 E. Log Providence Road.
Mrs. White is survived by five sons, Burnis White, Ronald White and Norman White of Columbia, Raymond White of Topeka, Kan., and Gary Wilson of Coffeyville, Kan.; two daughters, Linda White of Phoenix and Sharon Pennington of Columbia; and seven grandchildren.
One son, Ray Wilson, died earlier.
"She was a very outgoing person and really pleasant," Burnis White said. "She never had a cross word for anyone."
Barbeth S. Kahle
Barbeth Staffel Kahle of Rancho Bernardo, Calif., died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002. She was 87.
Mrs. Kahle was born in San Antonio, Texas, on May 13, 1916 to Heino Staffel and Barbeth (Nuhn) Staffel. In 1938, she married Louis G. Kahle, who became a professor emeritus at MU.
Mrs. Kahle graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas at Austin in 1942. After working for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II,Mrs. Kahle and her husband moved to Columbia.
During Mrs. Kahle's time in Columbia she was active with the League of Women Voters and the Christian Science Reading Room. In 1976, the Kahles moved to Rancho Bernardo, Calif., where they were regular patrons of the arts.
Mrs. Kahle is survived by her son, Stephen L. Kahle of Ramona, Calif.; one brother, Heino (Bill) Staffel Jr.; one sister, Mary Nel Staffel of San Antonio; and three grandsons.
Her husband and parents died earlier.
Services will be held in San Antonio at a later date.
Memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association Memorial Honor Program, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.
Elginora Johnson died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at University Hospital in Columbia. She was 61.
Johnson was born April 20, 1941, in Bunceton to Harold Warrick and Fannie Wright. She attended public school in Bunceton and was a member of the Morgan Street Baptist Church in Boonville.
Mrs. Johnson was formerly employed at MU and was a partner in D & E Gifts of Love Boutique in Columbia.
Mrs. Johnson is survived by two sons, Richard L. Johnson and Lionel B. Johnson, both of Kansas City; two daughters, Antoinette M. Johnson and Renee H. Johnson, both of Columbia; one brother, Rodney M. Warrick Sr. of Bronx, N.Y.; four sisters, Elaine Williams of Boonville, Florence Hamilton of Kansas City, Yvonne Warrick of Denver and Donna J. Clay of Denver; and four grandchildren.
Her husband, Sulster L. Johnson, parents, two brothers and one sister died earlier.
Visitation for Mrs. Johnson will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Warren Funeral Chapel, 12 E. Ash St. Services, conducted by Bishop Russell Freeman, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Banks Ave. Burial will be at the Bunceton City Cemetery.