Craig Norton Richards

January 1, 2023

Craig was born in Hand Hospital, Shenandoah, Iowa to Clarence and Clarice Richards of Westboro, Missouri. He grew up on the family farm in Westboro, attending Westboro Methodist Church and Westboro grade school, Junior High and High School. He gradua

Presley David Mires

May 31, 2023

Presley David Mires, 67, St. Joseph, Missouri, formerly Burlington Junction, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2023, Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph.   There are no scheduled memorial services. Private family inurnment will be held

Tammy Kay McCalmont

May 30, 2023

Tammy Kay McCalmont, the daughter of Dors Douglas and Linda (Gilmore) Jones, was born September 29, 1971, in Anchorage, Alaska. Tammy attended Anchorage High School, Anchorage. She then attended University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma, recei

Kathleen Jo Knowles

May 29, 2023

Kathleen Jo Knowles, 75, passed away peacefully Monday, May 29, 2023 at the Oregon Care Center in Oregon, Missouri.   Kathy was born November 19, 1947, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Esther and Jack Petersen. She graduated from Abraham Lincol

Nancy Elizabeth (Siemoneit) Teague

May 25, 2023

Nancy Elizabeth Teague, 84, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Rock Port, Missouri, passed away  Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha.   Nancy was born on May 1, 1939, in Plattsmouth (Cullom), Nebraska, the daugh


Johann Peter Christian Murray, Ed.D

May 24, 2023

Johann Peter Christian Murray, Ed.D., the son of John Thomas Murray and Ruth Gerta (Freund) Murray was born December 26, 1952 in Schwalbach, Germany. Johann attended Manasquan High School, graduating in 1970. He then received his Bachelor of Arts deg

Corliss Ann Gibbons

May 20, 2023

Corliss Ann Gibbons, the daughter of Henry and Beverly (Jackson) Gibbons was born October 13, 1954, in Fairfax, Missouri. Corliss graduated from Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri in 1973 and earned a one-year business certificate from Northwest Vo

Marla J. Swaby

May 11, 2023

Marla Jolene (Riley) Swaby was born on Thursday, February 9, 1967 in Fairfax, Missouri to Carl Gene and Carolyn Yvonne (Lee) Riley. Marla attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1985. She then attended Platt Junior College, St. J

Betty Jane Sybert

May 10, 2023

Betty Jane (Childers) Sybert, of Tarkio, Missouri passed away, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port, Missouri, at the age of 78.   Betty was born on July 23, 1944 to William and Mary (Wilcoxon) Childers in Nebr


Harry Lee Cooper

May 7, 2023

Harry Lee Raymond Cooper was born on September 4, 1924 on the Cooper family farm to Heiko and Minnie (Gronewald) Cooper. He attended West Bend schools. Harry Lee entered the United States Navy and served his country during World War II. Upon discharg


William Donald "Don" Bailey, Jr.

May 7, 2023

William Donald Bailey, Jr., the son of William Donald, Sr. and Mary Margaret (Tallant) Bailey, was born April 20, 1945, in Seattle, Washington.  He attended Rock Port High School in Rock Port, Missouri, and Missouri Valley High School in Missouri Va

Bob Austin

May 2, 2023

Robert “Bob” Leslie Austin, the son of Nathan Robert and Helen Catherine (Funk) Austin, was born on November 7, 1964, in Fairfax, Missouri. Bob attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1983. He then attended Tarkio College, ea

Sharmyn (Steele) Young

April 7, 2023

Sharmyn Gayle (Steele) Young was born on December 29, 1960 to Robert “Bob” and Charlene (Jones) Steele. She attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1979.   Sharmyn moved to Portland, Oregon and worked numerou

Polly Barton

April 8, 2023

Polly Barton, the daughter of Moss D. and LaRhue (Fisher) Jones, was born December 28, 1948 in Falls City, Nebraska.   In January 1966, Polly was united in marriage to Arthur Lynch and became the parents of three sons, Shawn, Michael Shane

Robert Allen Edwards

March 27, 2023

Robert Allen Edwards, the son of Hiram Bernard and Mildred Cecil (Merrit) Edwards, was born on September 9, 1943 in Brownwood, Texas. He attended Cumberland High School, Cumberland, Iowa, graduating in 1961.   Robert was employed in financ

Evaline L. Riley

March 25, 2023

Evaline L. Riley, the daughter of Emmett and Nora R. (Turner) Vance, was born May 22, 1927 in Tarkio, Missouri. She attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio.   On May 26, 1951, Evaline was united in marriage to Willis Riley in Maryville, Missou

Linda F. Bennett

March 23, 2023

Linda F. Bennett, the daughter of Gerald and LaVerda (Tucker) Jacobsen, was born April 9, 1949 in Norfolk, Nebraska. She attended Wisner High School, Wisner, Nebraska, graduating in 1967.   On March 13, 1970 Linda was united in marriage to

James "Jim" M. Brown

March 21, 2023

James “Jim” McCulloch Brown, a devoted servant of his community, died Tuesday, March 21 at home in Fairfax, Missouri, at the age of 75.   Jim grew up in California but spent most of his life in Atchison County. He was elected 4 times t

Nina Sue Heits

February 27, 2023

Nina Sue Heits, the daughter of James Wesley and Mary Frances (Nauman) Krusor, was born July 26, 1936 in Rock Port, Missouri. Sue attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, graduating in 1954. For a short time, she was employed in the Atchison County

Robert Burdette Erwin

February 23, 2023

Robert Burdette Erwin, the son of Winston Burdette and Lois Evelyn (Deatz) Erwin, was born August 11, 1944 in Maryville, Missouri. Bob attended Fairfax and Rock Port, Missouri schools, graduating in 1962 from Rock Port High School.   On Ju

Phyllis Colleen Rhoades

February 19, 2023

Phyllis Colleen Rhoades, one of eleven children born to Orval Franklin and Theresa (Smith) Chastain, on October 2, 1928, in Rock Port, Missouri. She attended Red Star and High Creek Country Schools.   On February 12, 1946, Phyllis was unit

Patricia Ann (Kelley) Walker

February 17, 2023

Patricia Ann (Kelley) Walker, was born on August 19, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky. She went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 17, 2023, at the age of 85.   Pat received her early education in parochial schools and gra


C. Duane Cerven

February 16, 2023

C. Duane Cerven, the son of Oscar and Marjorie (Akers) Cerven, was born July 12, 1935 in Gravity, Iowa. Duane attended Gravity High School, Gravity, graduating in 1953. In 1956, he was drafted into the United States Army, serving his country in Germa

Mabel Mary Louise Baker

February 8, 2023

** The funeral service will be streamed live on Shawn Minter's Facebook Page.** Mabel Mary Louise (Sickman) Baker went to her heavenly home at 109 2/3 years old on February 8, 2023, at Grape Community Hospital with her family nearby.  Her life sp


William J. "Bill" Smith

February 6, 2023

William J. “Bill” Smith, the son of Harold Burdette and Katherine Gertrude (Bain) Smith, was born July 5, 1933 in Tarkio, Missouri. He attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1951.   On August 7, 1952, Bill e

Jan Michael Agnew

January 19, 2023

Jan Michael Agnew, the son of Arden H. “Arch”, Sr. and Margaret "Susie" (Hughes) Agnew, was born May 7, 1963 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He attended Craig High School, Craig, Missouri, graduating in 1981.   Jan Michael was employed in mai

Joyce E. Livengood

January 24, 2023

Joyce Elane Livengood, the daughter of Fred and Geraldine (James) Campbell, was born July 29, 1940 in Elmo, Missouri. Joyce attended Elmo High School, graduating in 1958.   In November of 1959, Joyce was united in marriage to Dale Livengoo

Carolyn Irene Smith

January 23, 2023

Carolyn Irene Smith, the daughter of Irene (Vance) and Ira Paul Smith, was born May 4, 1949 in Hamburg, Iowa. Carolyn attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1967. She attended an IBM business college, Kansas City, Missouri. &

Carroll G. Fischer

January 19, 2023

Carroll G. Fischer, the son of Flora (Hays) Fischer was born March 9, 1931, in Hamburg, Iowa. He attended Watson country schools, Watson, Missouri.   On June 1, 1949, Carroll was united in marriage to Frances Poe in Rock Port, Missouri. Th

Donald Gale "Duck" Stanford, Jr.

January 10, 2023

Donald Gale “Duck” Stanford, Jr., the son of Donald Gale, Sr. and Dorothy (Tuggle) Stanford, was born July 31, 1961 in Kansas City, Missouri.   In 1989, Duck was united in marriage to Lori Roberts and they became the parents of one dau