Obits

Joan Ruth (Connor) Baker, age 88, of Independence, MO, passed away on July 19, 2021, at the Rosewood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Independence. She previously lived in Kansas City and Hamilton. Joan was born on Aug. 16, 1932, in Nettleton, to Leo and Ina (Shaney) Connor. She graduated from...
Johnny N. Sterneker, age 86, of Gallatin, MO, passed away Monday afternoon, July 19, 2021, at his home. Johnny was born on July 5, 1935, the son of John and Marie (Webber) Sterneker in Kingman, KS. He grew up in rural Cunningham, KS. He was a 1953 graduate of Cunningham High School.  Following high...
Mary Margaret (McNary) Chowning, age 90, of Polo, MO, passed away at her home on July 13, 2021. She and her family lived all over northwest Missouri, before moving to Caldwell County in 1948. Mary was born on Sept. 14, 1930, in Lone Star to Otis (Hap) and Effie (Meyers) Hazzard. She graduated from...
Sandra N. Cox, age 80, of Warsaw, MO, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at the St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. She was born on Aug. 27, 1940, in Cameron, the daughter of Samuel and Vera (Stanfield) Cox. She grew up in Hamilton and graduated from the J. C. Penney High School. She made her home...
Mary Lou (Pearson) Bailey, age 88, of Lathrop, MO, formerly of Polo and Gower, passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2021, at Liberty Hospital with her children at her side. Mary Lou was born June 29, 1933, in Gower and grew up on a farm south of Gower. She was the eldest of three daughters of Lynn...
Geraldine Henry, age 94, of Hamilton, MO, passed on June 9, 2021, at the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Hamilton. She previously lived in Hamilton, Galt, Malta Bend, and Hawthorn Woods, IL, before residing in Cameron the last several years. Geraldine enjoyed her children, grandchildren, great-...
Betty Lee (Frear) Jeffers passed from death to life on July 4, 2021. Betty was born May 3, 1929, to Maurice and Hazel (McFadden) Frear in Monet, MO.  On Dec. 26, 1945, Betty was united in marriage to Donald Grant Jeffers, Sr; they were married for 49 years. To this union six children were born:...
Bobby Lee Burns, Jr. passed away June 29, at Cameron Regional Hospital of COVID and complications. He was born on May 3, 1953, at Dr. I. E. Goldberg’s office in Braymer, the oldest child of Bobby Lee Burns, Sr. and Clara Maxine (Wooden) Burns. He was a graduate of Polo High School, class of 1971....
Neil Halvorson, age 53, of Braymer, MO, and formerly of Cowgill, passed away Friday night, June 25, 2021, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Neil was born on Aug. 18, 1967, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, the son of Alfred and Ellen Mary (Levitt) Halvorson. He beat the odds...
In the early morning hours on June 15, 2021, Anna Marie Knudsen Minnick, born on Dec. 20, 1942, in Hastings Nebraska, passed away. Anna Marie was surrounded by her family. Anna Marie suffered extensively with health issues beginning in childhood. She was one of the longest living kidney transplant...

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