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Ilda Belle Hughes, age 88, of Chillicothe, MO, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Liberty Hospital in Liberty. Ilda was born the daughter of Elmer and Harriet (Page) Stoffregan on Dec. 16, 1927, in Chicago, IL. She was a 1943 graduate of Lock Springs High School in Lock Springs. She worked...
Betty Louise Wilson, age 71, of Cameron, MO, formerly of Hamilton, passed away on Nov. 3, 2016, at the Liberty Hospital in Liberty. Betty was born on June 24, 1945, in Kirksville, to Oren “Alva” and Charlene Ladwig Myers. She was a 1963 graduate of the Bloomfield, IA high school. She was a...
Ethel Mae Bretz, age 97, a resident of Trenton, MO, formerly of Cowgill, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, at Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton. Ethel Mae was born the daughter of John Olen and Ernie Lavenia Jackson on May 4, 1919, in Hamilton. She spent 69 years of her life in Cowgill. She...
Jo Anne “Jody” Trosper Wingo, age 83, of Hamilton, MO, formerly of Blue Springs, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Jo Anne was born on Feb. 22, 1933, in Braymer, the daughter of Virgil and Opal Trosper. Jody was an elementary school teacher at Cowgill and the Fort Osage School district. Prior to...
Martha Ellen Nixon, age 62, of Hamilton, MO, passed away on Oct. 21, 2016, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. She lived in Hamilton since 1985. Martha was born on Jan. 5, 1954, in Independence, to Robert W. and Laverne (Mace) Jacob. She was a 1972 graduate of the Fayette High School....
James “Jim” Robert Kelsey, age 80, of Hamilton, MO, passed away on Oct. 22, 2016, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. Jim lived in Hamilton since 1978. Jim was born in Kirkwood on Aug. 29, 1936, to August Robert and Mary T. (Fritsch) Kelsey. He was a graduate of the Eugene Coyle High...
Shirley Jean Elam, age 81, of Mosby, Mo., formerly of Hamilton, Kingston, Lawson and Elmira, passed away at her son’s home in Mosby on Oct. 15, 2016. Shirley was born on June 24, 1935, in Kingston. She had retired from Treadger Plastic Factory in Excelsior Springs. She married Bobbie Elam on Aug....
James “Jim” L. Muller, age 66, of Hamilton, MO, passed away at his home on Oct. 14, 2016. He lived in Hamilton since 1985 and previously lived in Chillicothe. Jim was born on June 26, 1950, in St. Joseph, to Harry Lawrence and Ethel M. “Penny” Thornburg Muller. He was a 1968 graduate of Penney High...
Jewell Howard Sloan, age 94, of Cameron, passed away on Oct. 9, 2016. Jewell was born on Sept. 16, 1922, in Cameron to Christie and Helen (Stubblefield) Sloan. Jewell was a 1939 graduate of Cameron High School; a veteran of the US Army, serving during World War II, and a lifelong farmer. He was a...
Beverly Frances Spohr, age 83, of Braymer, MO, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at home. Beverly was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Kansas City, to Robert W. and Frances Monk. She was an active child and enjoyed her ponies Punch and Judy. As an intelligent teenager, she graduated high school at age 16...

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