Obituaries

Fred Simshauser


    Fred Simshauser of Cuba, Missouri, formerly of Potosi, Missouri, was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, April 29, 1964 to Charles Simshauser and Ellen Whitaker and passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the age of 54 years, 8 months and 22 days.

Christopher Lewis Schonfield


    Christopher Lewis Schonfield of Steelville, Missouri was born January 11, 1978 in Salem, Missouri to Lewis “Joe” and Donna Hubert Schonfield and passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the age of 41 years and 18 days.

Opal Marie Rohrer


    Opal Marie Rohrer (nee Walton) of Bourbon, Missouri was born in Leasburg, Missouri on Saturday, October 19, 1918 to Lewis and Lucy Martha Land Walton and passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the age of 100 years, 3 months and 13 days.

Edward J. Graddy


    Edward James Graddy of Bourbon, Missouri was born on November 18, 1928 in Coffeyton, near Bourbon, Missouri to Rufus Allen and Ruth Jane (Pratt) Graddy and passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 at the age of 90 years.

Patsy M. Coleman


    Patsy M. Coleman (nee Land) of Leasburg, Missouri was born on Sunday, September 30, 1956 in Leasburg, Missouri to James H. and Gladine H. Eoff Land and passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the age of 62 years, 3 months and 30 days.

Wilma Edith Baker


    Wilma Edith Baker of Davisville, Missouri was born October 18, 1928 in Cherryville, Missouri to Basil Harding and Golden Eaton Bolling and passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the age of 90 years, 3 months and 13 days.

Joan Dixie Adkison


    Joan Dixie Adkison of Owensville, Missouri was born on November 17, 1933 to Arnold and Neva (Fuller) Muegge in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at the age of 85 years.

Kenneth Veraguth


    Kenneth Veraguth of St. James, Missouri was born on January 23, 1960 to Walter Gene and Cecelia Marie Colccha Veraguth and passed away on January 24, 2019 at the age of 59 years and 1 day.

Dwight Lowry Lyle


    Dwight Lowry Lyle was born in Rolla, Missouri on September 2, 1943 to Marcus Lowry and Grace Virginia (Gabel) Lyle and passed away on January 20, 2019 at the age of 75 years.
    He married Brenda Sue Jones in April of 1968 at the First Church of God in Rolla, Missouri.
    Dwight served in the United States Army from 1964-1967 while stationed in Germany as a M35 motor transport operator.
    He retired from University of Missouri-Rolla, now Missouri S&T, after 30 years of service in the printing department.    
    Dwight enjoyed gardening, fishing, attending local classic car cruises and dog sitting for anyone who would ask. He was a very supportive, caring individual who always made himself available to those in need and enjoyed helping others.
    He is survived by his wife, Brenda; son, Scott Lyle (Heidi) of Rolla, Missouri; sister, Donna Lou Lyle of Kansas City, Missouri; his grand dogs, Pumpkin and Snickers; other relatives and friends.     
    Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at  11 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James, Missouri with Dan Phillips officiating.
    Burial with full military honors was in the St. James Cemetery.
    Pallbearers were Mark Doyle, Garrett Gabel, Don Hughes, Walker Jones, Jason Nixon and Larry Romine.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.  

Susan Jayne Howard


    Susan Jayne Howard of St. James, Missouri was born on June 12, 1962 in Rolla, Missouri to Gary and Buelah Laycock Scott and passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the age of 56 years, 7 months and 16 days.

Jerry Lindell Stricklin


    Jerry Lindell Stricklin was born October 2, 1950 in Bixby, Missouri to Lawrence and Rosie Chandler Stricklin and passed away January 6, 2019 at the age of 68 years, 3 months and 4 days.

Ina Mae Grace Setzer


    Ina Mae Grace Setzer (nee Laramore) of Dillard, Missouri was born April 27, 1935 in Courtois, Missouri to Ernest Ray and Ollie Lee Breakfield Laramore and passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the age of 83 years, 8 months and 23 days.

James A. “Jim” Mezo


    James A. “Jim” Mezo of Cuba, Missouri was born Saturday, October 10, 1936 at McLeansboro, Illinois to John W. and Geneva (nee Deitz) Mezo and passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

Jason Alan Martin


    Jason Alan Martin of Cuba, Missouri was born Sunday, February 26, 1984 at St. Louis, Missouri to Alan and Phyllis (nee Koch) Martin and passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at the age of 34 years.

Brian “Skoob” Andrew Kelly


    Brian “Skoob” Andrew Kelly of Viburnum, Missouri was born March 13, 1962 in Oakland, California to Andrew and Bernadette Kelly and passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at the age of 56 years, 10 months and 5 days.

Joseph “Joe” C. Hammonds


    Joseph “Joe” C. Hammonds of Steelville, Missouri was born in Sligo, Missouri on Thursday, October 13, 1932 to Lawrence Alfonso and Anna June Schermesser Hammonds and passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at the age of 86 years, 3 months and 8 days.

Richard Noah Callahan


    Richard Noah Callahan of Cherryville, Missouri was born September 4, 1948 in St. Louis to Noah and Jessie Dunlap Callahan and passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at the age of 70 years, 4 months and 17 days.  

Carole S. Bandy


    Carole Sue Bandy of Leasburg, Missouri was born on December 12, 1943 in Bourbon, Missouri to Walter Howard Sr. and Viola Elizabeth (Hamlin) Richters and passed on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the age of 75 years.

Janice Irene Spurgeon


    Janice Irene (Hesemann) Spurgeon of Raymore, Missouri, formerly of St. James, Missouri, was born on May 31, 1941 to Chester and Helen Ruth (Landwehr) Hesemann in Owensville, Missouri and passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the age of 77 years.

James Patrick Copenhagen


    James Patrick Copenhagen of Rolla, Missouri was born January 8, 1939 in Alton, Missouri to Thurman and Darlene (Hickinbotham) Copenhagen and passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the age of 80 years.