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Ervin Frank Grote

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Ervin Frank Grote, age 68, returned to his heavenly home on April 21, 2015.  Surrounded by his family, Erv peacefully transitioned into the arms of Jesus after courageously battling multiple illnesses for several years. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 25, at the St. Clement Catholic Church with Fr. Bill Peckman officiating.  Burial was in the St. Clement Cemetery.  Visitation was held from 4 p.m. until 8

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  • Helen N. Kurz

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Helen N. Kurz, 94, of Bowling Green, passed away at 9:50 a.m  Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana. Graveside services and  burial were at 10 a.m., Monday, April 27, at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal. There will be no visitation.  The family is being served by the James O’Donnell Funeral Home. Helen was born June 24, 1920 in New London to Marshall and Marie

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  • RANDALL LEE SMITH

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    Services for Randall Lee Smith, 62, of Perry, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Perry Christian Church with the Rev. Nancy Kellstrom, the Rev. Nathan Dittmer, and Charles Nutt officiating. Burial will be in Lick Creek Cemetery. Visitation was held on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bienhoff Funeral Home. Mr. Smith passed at 9:10 a.m.,

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  • JANICE CAROLE (POLLARD) DAVIS

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Janice Carole (Pollard) Davis passed away unexpectedly at 11:21 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at her home in Vandalia. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2015 at Waters Funeral Chapel. A Service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Waters Funeral Chapel. Officiating was the Rev. Jeffrey Mims. Interment of her cremains will take place at a later date. Honorary pallbearers were Bill

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  • ARCHIE R. HURSMAN

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Archie R. Hursman, age 84, of Vandalia, passed away unexpectedly at 6:38 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the family’s home in Vandalia. His wife, Phyllis, was by his side. Visitation was held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia. A Service was held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel. Officiating was the Rev. Bob Hoehn.

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  • MARTHA JANE (ALDER) PEASE

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Martha Jane (Alder) Pease, age 84, unexpectedly went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday April 23, 2015 at the Audrain County Hospital. Martha was born January 7, 1931 in San Marcos Texas, the daughter of Roy Carl and Violet Genevieve (Schroff) Alder. At the age of 3, her father passed away and her mother later married a Vandalia resident Forest Watts. Martha loved music, drama,and

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  • DR. EARL RICHARD “BUD” CORDRY

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Dr. Earl Richard “Bud” Cordry, age 93 of Vandalia, passed away at 4:17 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Visitation was held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 5 -7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia. A Service was held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, Iowa. Officiating was the Rev. Joel Montgomery. Interment

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