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Obituaries – Year in Review (2016)

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:14 am

C0611970(1)– The following are obituary notices that appeared in “The Vandalia Leader” during 2016. This is a special tribute to those we lost this past year.
Curtis Dean Graves, age 82, of Laddonia; December 20, 1933-December 30, 2015.
Ethel Ailene (Gerdeman) Pew, age 93, of Vandalia; October 19, 1922-December 31, 2015.
Orabell McCravy, age 79, of Chesterfield; May 15, 1936-December 31, 2015.
Albert J. Rufkahr, age 90, of St. Charles; (No birth date provided)-January 2, 2016.
Jane Frances Salfen, age 85, of Bowling Green; April 27, 1930-January 4, 2016.
Everett Leon Pabst, age 85, of New London, Mo.; (No birth date provided)-December 28, 2015.
Geneva Ruth (Kirtlink) Waters, age 90, of Vandalia; November 25, 1925-January 7, 2016.
Norman G. Crim, age 85, of Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-January 10, 2016.
Clara May Hume, age 84, of Bowling Green; June 24, 1930-January 12, 2016.
Marilyn Louise Hoffmeyer Stevens, age 83, of Montgomery City; September 3, 1932-January 11, 2016.
Eunice Kathryn Gough, age 95, of Perry; July 20, 1920-January 16, 2016.
Eugenia (Jean) Fisher, age 89, of Curryville; February 12, 1926-January 17, 2016.
William Louis Salmon, age 66, of Vandalia; March 7, 1949-January 15, 2016.
Fern Stringer Ledbetter, age 78, formerly of Farber; March 12, 1937-January 7, 2016.
Charles Edward Hopke, age 64, of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-January 21, 2016.
Joan T. Allen, age 83, of Farber; December 30, 1932-January 24, 2016.
Martha R. (McCormack) Carr, age 80, of Vandalia; October 25, 1935-January 22, 2016.
Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Halliburton, age 75, of Frankford; November 22, 1940-January 21, 2016.
Lee Douglas Erdel, age 80, of Mexico; June 23, 1935-January 11, 2016.
Floyd Nichols (Nick) Houchins, age 81, of Frankford; June 6, 1934-January 29, 2016.
Patricia Ann Robertson, age 60, of Bowling Green; September 20, 1955-January 28, 2016.
George Edward Seiger, age 86, of Perry; (No birth date provided)-(No date of death provided).
Margie Ruth (Hartung) Wyble, age 94, of Vandalia; April 12, 1941-February 7, 2016.
Joy Freeman, age 73, formerly of Bowling Green; May 7, 1942-February 8, 2016.
Mary Lou Havlik, age 81, of Silex; July 12, 1934-February 7, 2016.
Steven Kroeck, age 46, of Bowling Green; August 19, 1969-February 3, 2016.
Velma Mae (Bowles) Nation, age 99, of Vandalia; March 23, 1916-February 9, 2016.
Deedie Loraine Reading, age 81, of Vandalia; October 21, 1934-February 12, 2016.
William “Bill” Louis Wooten, age 85, of Vandalia; May 16, 1930-February 14, 2016.
Juanita Marie (Green) Hansen, age 84, of Bowling Green; August 13, 1931-February 15, 2016.
Betty Jamieson, age 82, of Bowling Green; February 5, 1934-February 18, 2016.
Mellie Elizabeth Craig Stapleton, age 97, of New Hartford; November 13, 1918-February 17, 2016.
Doris Marie McMorris, age 86, formerly of Vandalia; February 23-1930-February 24, 2016.
Geraldine Margaret (Waters) Pease, age 91, of Bowling Green; December 11, 1924-February 23, 2016.
Alvin Brewster, age 64, of Bowling Green; November 2, 1951-March 5, 2016.
Juanita Sue (Tredway) Beedle, age 89, of Vandalia; February 9, 1927-March 8, 2016.
Robert “Bob” Eugene Jerman, age 93, of Vandalia; May 19, 1922-March 12, 2016.
Lena Mae (Evans) Singleton, age 77, of Frankford; October 6, 1938-March 12, 2016.
Margaret Cloninger, age 89, of Louisiana; January 28, 1927-March 13, 2016.
Eldon Milton Merrill, age 80, of Bowling Green; August 25, 1925-March 12, 2016.
Tamra Leann Turpin, age 36, of Union; (No birth date provided)-March 2, 2016.
Judy Ann (Dowell) White, age 70, of Vandalia; October 22, 1945-March 15, 2016.
Rita June (Terry) Rinas, age 57, of Curryville; October 1, 1958-March 15, 2016.
Yvonne M. Blair, age 71, of Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-March 16, 2016.
Earl Wayne Henderson, age 91, of Vandalia; April 16, 1924-March 23, 2016.
Bobby Lee See, age 66, formerly of the area of Mark Twain School District; January 20, 1950–March 22, 2016.
Dennis “Denny” Lee Flowers, age 58, formerly of Hannibal; (No birth date provided)-March 22, 2016.
Rev. Fr. Patrick L. Pierceall, age 82, of Hannibal; (No birth date provided)-March 27, 2016.
Leon Bangert Schwab, age 95, of Vandalia; March 12, 1921-April 3, 2016.
Candace Ward, 57, of Warrenton, Mo.; (No birth date provided)-March 30, 2016.
Brenda Kay Hudson, age 67, of Frankford; June 8, 1948-April 2, 2016.
Floyd Lorenz, age 96, of Elsberry; March 15, 1920-April 1, 2016.
Curtis P. Suddarth, age 72, of Bowling Green; August 13, 1943-April 3, 2016.
James Leroy Mitts, age 70, of Farber; October 11, 1945-April 5, 2016.
Mary Lou (Winders) Smith, age 89, of Vandalia; March 1, 1927-April 9, 2016.
John Roy Benton, age 69, of Bowling Green; May 23, 1946-April 6, 2016.
Marie Lyola Campbell, age 91, of Frankford; November 1, 1924-April 7, 2016.
Georgia L. O’Donnell Duncan, age 83, of St. Charles; (No birth date provided)-April 2, 2016.
William “Boots” Wasson, age 59, of Frankford; January 17, 1957-April 11, 2016.
James Gilbert “Jimmie” Boyd, age 75, of rural Vandalia; October 2, 1940-April 17, 2016.
Phyllis Uarta (Schutz) Harrelson, age 97, of Vandalia; March 12, 1919-April 13, 2016.
Alberta Glover, age 81, of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-April 14, 2016.
Becky Lou (Aubuchon) Ronco, age 72, of Vandalia; November 14, 1943-April 14, 2016.
Raymond Frederick Eggert, Sr., age 86, of rural Curryville; June 18, 1929-April 16, 2016.
Ronald Merlyn Carver, age 70, of Vandalia; September 19, 1945-April 25, 2016.
William Earl “Bill” Dunn, age 76, of Middletown; April 16, 1940-April 20, 2016.
Ruby Freeman, age 101, of Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-April 23, 2016.
Gilda Ann Gorman South, age 88, formerly of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-(December 2016).
Linda Ruth Rosenstengel, age 69, of Mexico; May 4, 1946-April 22, 2016.
Nina Darlene (Jennings) Hogue, age 80, of Vandalia; May 3, 1935-April 29, 2016.
Myrtle Eileen Reid, age 70, of Bowling Green; December 16, 1945-April 29, 2016.
Leslie Ann Worley Hammett, age 57, of Farber; June 9, 1958-April 26, 2016.
Gary F. Bush, age 72, of Hannibal; January 18, 1944-April 26, 2016.
Billie Frances (Fanning) Ray, age 91, of Vandalia; May 19, 1924-April 25, 2016.
Lowell Gene Harness, age 89, of Mexico; July 10, 1926-April 27, 2016.
Dorothy Lorene Thompson, age 95, formerly of Laddonia; September 13, 1920-May 2, 2016.
Tom Williams, age 79, of Bowling Green; July 16, 1936-May 6, 2016.
Linda F. Fleming, age 58, of Davenport, Iowa; September 17, 1957-May 6, 2016.
Onofrio Francis Monachino, Jr., age 82, of Laddonia; January 16, 1934-May 9, 2016.
Sylvan Wayne Hamlett, age 87, of Vandalia; October 11, 1928-May 13, 2016.
Jamie Lyn Horton, age 32, of Vandalia; December 18, 1983-May 15, 2016.
Rose Eileen Lowrance, age 93, of Farber; September 12, 1922-May 10, 2016.
Chad Allen Hays, age 36, of rural Vandalia; November 23, 1979-May 13, 2016.
Sterling Price “Jack” Shiverdecker, age 86, formerly of Vandalia; October 31, 1929-May 11, 2016.
Bailey Renae Dyke, age 16, of Vandalia; January 15, 2000-May 21, 2016.
Jerry Lee Harp, age 80, formerly of Vandalia; June 11, 1935-May 14, 2016.
James Kevin Tarpein, age 64, of Bowling Green; May 2, 1952-May 22, 2016.
Betty Lounette (Young) Bagley, age 76, of Vandalia; January 20, 1940-May 29, 2016.
Anita Ruth Busse, age 80, of Laddonia; (No birth date provided)-May 27, 2016.
Rogert Thomas Patterson, Jr., age 58, of Vandalia; December 9, 1957-May 26, 2016.
Joyce Eileen Connor, age 65, of Vandalia; November 20, 1950-May 30, 2016.
Alan Ray Barnes, age 48, of Vandalia; September 29, 1967-June 1, 2016.
Imogene M. (Douglas) Holman, age 82, of Vandalia; August 21, 1933-May 27, 2016.
Ronald Lee Blevins, age 82, of New Caney, Texas; February 23, 1934-May 26, 2016.
Dorothy Louise Chilson, age 87, of Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-June 12, 2016.
William (Bill) A. Orf, age 81, of New Hartford; December 5, 1934-June 8, 2016.
Lois Elaine (Hoffmeyer) Jefferies, age 86, of Vandalia; January 26, 1930-June 13, 2016.
Jacqueline (Johnson) Donovan, age 91, formerly of Vandalia; February 18, 1925-June 13, 2016.
Anthony Edward Nielsen, age 54, of Clarksville; (No birth date provided)-June 6, 2016.
Janece Hickman Peabody, age 94, of Bowling Green; April 27, 1922-June 19, 2016.
Lillian Jane Gray, age 96, formerly of rural Vandalia; August 19, 1919-June 14, 2016.
Robert John “Bud” Wieberg, age 84, of Martinsburg; May 8, 1932-June 16, 2016.
Eula Mae “Sally” Reed Halley Smith, age 90, of Bowling Green; January 26, 1926-June 15, 2016.
Noel William Martin, age 62, of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-June 30, 2016.
Clementine Meyer Porter, age 85, of rural Knox City; October 3, 1930-June 30, 2016.
Edna Kelch Kent, age 97, of Bowling Green; November 23, 1918-June 30, 2016.
John Robert Carline, age 91, of Martinsburg; October 16, 1924-July 4, 2016.
Agnes Scherder Gaw, age 93, of Bowling Green; January 4, 1923-July 5, 2016.
Don Raburn Reading, age 53, of Middletown; October 8, 1962-July 8, 2016.
Monte L. Hoover, age 62, of Bowling Green; March 4, 1954-July 5, 2016.
Georgia Marguerite “Reed” Lefever, age 92, of Farmington; March 7, 1924-July 2, 2016.
Richard “Dickie” Owen Hicks, age 74, of Laddonia; November 23, 1941-July 15, 2016.
Karen Irene Wilkinson, age 69, of Mexico; November 2, 1946-July 14, 2016.
Vera Louise Hayden, age 62, of Vandalia; July 8, 1954-July 23, 2016.
Edith “Edie” E. Ridgeway, age 96, of Vandalia; April 18, 1920-July 18, 2016.
Jean Ann (Gooch) Drainer, age 76, of Farber; October 15, 1939-July 31, 2016.
George Samuel Knife, age 73, of Vandalia; January 21, 1943-August 6, 2016.
Jason Robert Goff Sr., age 36, of Mexico; (No birth date provided)-August 5, 2016.
Charles Ireland Allensworth, age 72, of Louisiana; August 25, 1943-August 7, 2016.
Dr. Kevin J. Martin, age 50, of Bowling Green; October 19, 1965-August 4, 2016.
Gerald Eugene Lowrance, age 96, of Farber; August 7, 1920-August 10, 2016.
Judge Davie L. Wilson, age 71, of Louisiana; August 26, 1944-August 9, 2016.
Merle E. Hess, age 104, of Bowling Green; May 20, 1912-July 28, 2016.
Herschel Leroy Talley, age 68, of Curryville; (No birth date provided)-August 21, 2016.
Billy G. Johnson, age 89, of Bowling Green; March 25, 1949-August 14, 2016.
Debra Ann Robertson Hoyt, age 51, of Laddonia; December 22, 1964-August 28, 2016.
Bobby Wayne Ruby, age 71, of Vandalia; November 22, 1944-August 26, 2016.
Ena Alice Kniess, age 92, of Bowling Green; December 27, 1923-August 23, 2016.
Charles David Brown, age 68, of Bowling Green; August 26, 1948-August 28, 2016.
June Arilla Idel Rackers, age 71, of Vandalia; June 13, 1945-September 5, 2016.
Howard Blaine Young, age 74, of Laddonia; March 26, 1942-September 3, 2016.
Maureen L. Young, age 73, of Laddonia; October 9, 1942-September 3, 2016.
Charles H. Schuckenbrock, age 91, of Bowling Green; November 12, 1924-September 1, 2016.
Joseph Junior Bahr, age 89, of Vandalia; March 14, 1927-September 6, 2016.
Lucille Evelyn Stokes, age 88, of Bowling Green; November 10, 1927-September 11, 2016.
Doris E. Akers, age 76, of Eolia; September 7, 1939-September 2, 2016.
Charlie Lee Bagley, age 69, formerly of Vandalia; April 11, 1947-August 18, 2016.
Lance Gabriel Shaw, age 27, of Vandalia; August 29, 1989-September 12, 2016.
Lura Dee Hurd, age 101, of Bowling Green; December 27, 1914-September 15, 2016.
Brian Edward Gosnell, age 77, of Vandalia; July 27, 1939-September 23, 2016.
Jody Fogle, age 52, of Bowling Green; September 14, 1964-September 20, 2016.
Marilyn Lois Vance Coleman, age 75, of St. Louis; March 27, 1941-September 19, 2016.
Mabel Meyer, age 93, of Bowling Green; May 20, 1923-September 22, 2016.
Rachel Taylor Eickelman, age 22, of Mexico; July 7, 1994-September 22, 2016.
Kensey W. “Sonny” Clithero, Jr., age 80, of Mexico; December 28, 1935-September 26, 2017.
Jerry Collier, (no age provided), formerly of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-September 29, 2016.
Jean Ann Thurman, age 73, of Curryville; September 3, 1943-October 1, 2016.
Doris Kay Cochran, age 65, of Middletown; (No birth date provided)-September 29, 2016.
Estalene Moore, age 91, of Middletown; (No birth date provided)-October 1, 2016.
Melvin Wayne Baker, age 56, of Curryville; October 10, 1959-September 27, 2016.
Alice Elinor Carnahan, age 83, of Eolia; April 20, 1933-October 2, 2016.
Margaret Louise Maxwell, age 92, of Mexico; September 10, 1924-October 3, 2016.
Melvin Fred Epperson, age 72, of Vandalia; July 18, 1944-October 8, 2016.
Ruth Ann Weilmuenster Foree, age 64, of Farber; December 23, 1951-October 3, 2016.
Diane Marie Moravec, age 72, of Bowling Green; August 27, 1944-October 8, 2016.
Kathy Griggs, age 74, of Concordia; April 18, 1942-October 6, 2016.
Kathleen Watson, age 78, of Curryville; July 11, 1938-October 4, 2016.
Mildred Irene (Teague) Wilkinson, age 95, of Farber; October 29, 1920-October 11, 2016.
Pauline Daniels, age 80, of Troy; September 13, 1936-October 15, 2016.
Charles Edward (Eddie) Potter, age 53, of Bowling Green; May 5, 1963-October 12, 2016.
Scott Robert Burkemper, age 45, of Troy; November 10, 1970-October 9, 2016.
Alan Craig Hurd, age 58, of Vandalia; March 1, 1958-October 29, 2016.
Irene Ann (Bowles) Branstetter, age 96, of Vandalia; December 15, 1919-October 29, 2016.
Jerry Wayne Aubuchon, age 78, formerly of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-October 8, 2016.
Dorothy Virginia (Mattox) Cosgrove, age 92, of Wellsville; August 10, 1924-October 28, 2016.
Dorothy Landman, age 98, of Hannibal; (No birth date provided)-November 4, 2016.
Alvina M. Mollet, age 91, of Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-November 7, 2016.
Edwin Michael “Mike” Betts, age 66, of Bowling Green; June 6, 1950-November 3, 2016.
Rose Lee Campbell, age 98, of Vandalia; December 7, 1917-November 13, 2016.
Dr. Rex Donald Carter, age 75, of Vandalia; February 24, 1941-November 7, 2016.
Cheryl Ann (Ogden) Culver, age 67, of Vandalia; May 29, 1949-November 8, 2016.
Dorothy Jane Maune, age 103, of Fulton; May 5, 1934-November 10, 2016.
Alvina Mollet, age 91, of Vandalia; March 8, 1925-November 7, 2016.
Anthony D. Byram, age 59, of Mexico; December 20, 1956-November 20, 2016.
Clara Belle Lamme Stevens Kurtz, age 96, of McKinney, Texas; September 9, 1920-October 26, 2016.
Linda Lee Thompson, age 68, of Bowling Green; March 5, 1948-November 26, 2016.
Betty L. Kirk, age 84, of Vandalia; December 8, 1931-November 23, 2016.
Olive L. Crawford, age 92, of Arthur Hill, Ill.; (No birth date provided)-December 1, 2016.
Marjorie Catherine Dubbert, age 96, of Mexico; February 25, 1920-December 4, 2016.
Juanita Beatrice (Raufer) Henderson, age 102, of Vandalia; June 6, 1914-December 3, 2016.
Crystal Lanette Shaw, age 54, of Columbia; April 7, 1962-November 29, 2016.
Wanda Jane Holcumbrink, age 83, of Curryville; October 15, 1933-November 28, 2016.
Bonnie Angel, age 85, of Louisville; October 21, 1931-December 5, 2016.
Lawrence G. “Larry” Stuerman, M.D., age 81, of O’Fallon; (No birth date provided)-December 1, 2016.
Teresa Elaine Collier, age 58, of Vandalia; July 17, 1958-November 30, 2016.
Pastor Jeffrey Lane Mims, Sr., age 55, of Vandalia; July 15, 1961-December 9, 2016.
James Rodger Drainer, age 76, of Vandalia; July 23, 1940-December 12, 2016.
Margaret Ann “Peggy” (Hustedde) Nation, age 76, of rural Vandalia; July 9, 1940-December 6, 2016.
Kimberly Ann Minor, age 54, of Auxvasse; July 14, 1962-December 10, 2016.
Melvin (Mel) Hall, age 74, of Bowling Green; March 30, 1942-December 7, 2016.
Leo Thomas “Tom” Chesebrough, age 55, of Vandalia; December 20, 1960-December 15, 2016.
Irene Wilhelmine West, age 101, of Vandalia; October 17, 1915-December 15, 2016.
Kenneth Porter (K.P.) Morris, age 93, of Vandalia; August 27, 1923-December 12, 2016.
Betty Lou (Nadin) Gaddie, age 85, of Vandalia; January 11, 1931-December 14, 2016.
Billy Wayne Jennings, age 65, of Columbia; April 19, 1951-December 12, 2016.
Donna Joan Williams, age 75, of Perry, Mo.; May 16, 1941-December 22, 2016.