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Year in Review – Obituaries

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10:30 am

—The following are obituary notices that appeared in “The Vandalia Leader” during 2017. This is a special tribute to those we lost this past year.

Jessica Ann Duke, age 19, of New Hartford; January 3, 1997-December 27, 2016.
Kathryn Mae (Pettey) Menefee, age 90, of Vandalia; December 29, 1926-December 29, 2016.
Amy May Carrell, age 74, of Vandalia; December 29, 1942-January 3, 2017.
Robert Ray Florence, age 69, of Bowling Green; January 27, 1947-December 26, 2016.
Mary Louise Peters, of St. Louis and formerly of St. Clement; (No birth date provided)-November 30, 2016.
Robert Edwin Pabst, age 89, of Vandalia; April 18, 1927-December 30, 2016.
Louise J. Dieckmann, age 93, of Bowling Green; March 23, 1923-December 27, 2016.
William T. “Bill” Nation, age 96, of rural Vandalia; December 22, 1920-January 5, 2017.
Doris Lillie Mink, age 83, of Vandalia; October 10, 1933-January 2, 2017.
Dorothy L. Wallen, age 94, of Perry; February 26, 1922-January 5, 2017.
June Evelyn (Graves) Alvey, age 62, of Vandalia; January 16, 1954-January 2, 2017.
Arbie Sue (McPike) Wiser, age 70, of Vandalia; October 7, 1946-January 5, 2017.
Grace Marie (Moroni) Calcaterra, age 98, of Vandalia; April 24, 1918-January 10, 2017.
Julie Ann (Walker) Kemplin, age 56, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; October 5, 1960-December 31, 2016.
Margie Ann Wilhoit, age 57, of Mexico; (No birth date provided)-January 16, 2017.
John William (Jack) Folta, Sr., age 88, of Laddonia; October 29, 1928-January 21, 2017.
Addie Mae Park, age 84, of Middletown; August 1, 1932-January 22, 2017.
Zella Mae Houchins, age 86, of Moscow Mills; August 7, 1930-January 18, 2017.
Vernon Sachs, age 82, of Bowling Green; October 14, 1934-January 18, 2017.
Lori Jean (Winningham) Archer, age 41, of Buckner; February 22, 1975-January 18, 2017.
Emma Colbert, age 82, of Louisiana; April 14, 1934-January 23, 2017.
Douglas A. Grote, age 49, of New Hartford; September 7, 1967-January 26, 2017.
Velma June Clark (Nee Mudd), age 59, formerly of Mexico; August 9, 1957-January 22, 2017.
Evelyn Sue Gabbett (Nee Martin), age 69, of Louisiana; June 14, 1940-January 31, 2017.
Harold Eugene McAfee, age 82, of Vandalia; September 26, 1934-Feruary 4, 2017.
Wilma Ruth Barnes, age 67, of Vandalia; December 27, 1949-February 10, 2017.
Thomas “Tommy” E. Hutcheson, age 69, of Vandalia; September 10, 1947-February 8, 2017.
Bobby Dale Keller, age 87, of Farber; September 3, 1929-February 9, 2017.
Dianne “Di” Waggoner, age 79, of Lebanon; June 11, 1937-February 11, 2017.
Margaret Sue Ince, age 75, of Hannibal; December 28, 1941-February 14, 2017.
Alexsondra Malia (Ziegler) Jurotich, age 26, of Lake St. Louis; (No birth date provided)-February 15, 2017.
Linda Kay Trower, age 69, of Mexico; August 19, 1947-February 14, 2017.
Ralph Eugene “Gene” Pargeon, age 68, of Vandalia; September 28, 1948-February 13, 2017.
Nancy Scruggs Schott, age 77, of Hampstead, Md.; December 14, 1939-February 20, 2017.
Thomas Warren Bartison, age 80, of Vandalia; October 11, 1936-February 22, 2017.
Thomas “Tom” Earl Seeley, age 57, of Troy; June 3, 1959-February 25, 2017.
Dorothy Jean Diffenderfer, age 87, of Perry; March 14, 1929-February 26, 2017.
William Christian Gnade, age 90, of Moscow Mills; October 1, 1926-February 20, 2017.
Davet Ray Matthews, age 78, of Middletown; December 20, 1938-February 28, 2017.
Gladys “Hiles” Love, age 86, of Frankford; May 23, 1930-March 1, 2017.
Eric Carson Kaser, age 66, of Frankford; July 29, 1950-February 27, 2017.
Vickie Sue (Perkins) Baskett, age 62, of Vandalia; March 16, 1954-March 10, 2017.
Thomas Patrick “Cotton” Ingram, age 62, of Vandalia; May 14, 1954-March 7, 2017.
Anna Jay Frey, age 78, of Vandalia; (No date of birth provided)-March 12, 2017.
Earl Eugene “Beano” Hull, age 84, of Kingman, Ariz.; November 9, 1932-March 18, 2017.
Carmen Richard (Herm) Campbell, age 83, of Louisiana; July 27, 1933-March 13, 2017.
Jutin “Dirty” Mannahan, age 35, of Middletown; June 16, 1981-March 18, 2017.
Mary Louise Hall, age 85, of New Hartford; July 8, 1931-March 11, 2017.
Paul Jerome “Jerry” McDannold, age 82, of Bowling Green; October 12, 1934-March 17, 2017.
Muriel Hogue, age 83, of Bowling Green; February 2, 1934-March 22, 2017.
Ethel Ruth Clausen, age 62, of Farber; July 10, 1954-March 26, 2017.
Gerald Neil Pharis, age 88, of Vandalia; March 11, 1929-March 30, 2017.
Patricia Leore (Shaw) Bouchard, age 76, of Farber; (No birth date provided)-March 30, 2017.
Dorothy Mae Hickson, age 76, of Bowling Green; May 6, 1940-March 25, 2017.
Edsel L. Cunningham, age 86, of rural Middletown; July 28,m 1930-April 4, 2017.
Nina M. (Nelson) Drainer, age 80, of Jefferson City; February 28, 1937-April 6, 2017.
Lettie Fern Peery, age 78, of Perry; August 9, 1938-(No date of death provided).
Joseph “Joe” Lee Crane, age 84, of Bowling Green; November 13, 1932-April 3, 2017.
Chris Riddle, age 43, offender at the Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-April 2, 2017.
Joe S. Branstetter, age 78, of Ozark, Mo.; September 24, 1938-March 25, 2017.
Wilmer Donald Hanson, age 98, of Laddonia; August 18, 1918-April 11, 2017.
Opal L. (Thompson) Gregory, age 96, of rural Curryville; October 2, 1920-April 13, 2017.
Ronald Earl Phillips, age 85, of Vandalia; October 27, 1931-March 24, 2017.
Karla Lynn “Bobby” Geerlings, age 52, of Columbia; September 10, 1964-April 20, 2017.
Nancy Sue Hatfield Jenkins, age 73, of Tyler, Texas; March 11, 1944-April 14, 2017.
Milton Edwin Hume, age 89, of Bowling Green; January 11, 1928-April 22, 2017.
Joyce Fern Cornelius, age 80, of rural Middletown; (No birth date provided)-April 20, 2017.
Mary E. (Runyon) Shotwell, age 94, of Columbia; August 30, 1922-May 2, 2017.Victor Albert (Vic) Davis, age 85, of Vandalia; March 14, 1932-May 6, 2017.
Faith Anita Edgerton, age 71, of Vandalia; October 5, 1945-May 8, 2017.
Leona Elizabeth Cope, age 90, of Martinsburg; October 10, 1926-May 20, 2017.
Barbara Jean Delorez, age 79, of Vandalia; January 4, 1938-May 17, 2017.
Norma L. Ellis, age 79, of Wellsville; July 31, 1937-May 17, 2017.
Mary Katherine Hunn, age 69, of Vandalia; September 15, 1947-May 16, 2017.
Robert Eugene (Bobby) Thompson, age 88, of Vandalia; December 19, 1928-May 29, 2017.
Fred Davis, age 70, of Vandalia; April 17, 1947-May 27, 2017.
Sammy Lee Harrelson, Jr., age 66, of New Hartford; August 10, 1950-May 22, 2017.
Hazel Marie Gray Kerr, age 98, of Fayette; July 9, 1918-May 28, 2017.
George Edward Kelch, age 88, of Vandalia; September 17, 1928-May 27, 2017.
Barbara Ann “Barb” Eckler, age 79, of Middletown; May 19, 1937-May 17, 2017.
Nancy June Evans, age 68, of Laddonia; March 15, 1949-May 30, 2017.
Dorothy Ann Heying, age 107, of Hermann; December 5, 1909-May 28, 2017.
Billy Joe Stotler, age 74, of rural Frankford; January 25, 1943-June 2, 2017.
Justin Matthew Wilson, age 32, of Richmond, Mo.; February 15, 1985-June 8, 2017.
James “Jim” Edward Hubert, age 81, of rural Curryville; October 25, 1935-June 10, 2017.
Deborah Ann Cavitt, age 66, of the St. Louis area; January 3, 1951-May 7, 2017.
Melba Benn, age 72, of Frankford; March 14, 1945-June 11, 2017.
J. Paul Salois, age 84, formerly of Bowling Green; (No birth date provided)-June 8, 2017.
Donna Faye Day Bise, age 65, of Farber; January 15, 1952-June 15, 2017.
Helen Lorraine (Dowd) Howell, age 92, of Vandalia; January 24, 1925-June 16, 2017.
Barbara Ann Laird, age 80, of Vandalia; May 20, 1937-June 14, 2017.
Esther Jeanne Sarles, age 66, of Bowling Green; August 30, 1950-June 14, 2017.
Nolan John Miller, age 76, of Bowling Green; December 18, 1940-June 13, 2017.
Evelene Nitabell Ogden (Graf), age 94, of Bowling Green; December 1, 1922-June 14, 2017.
Vivian Elaine Hawkins, age 60, of Hannibal; (No birth date provided)-June 12, 2017.
Charles Eugene “Gene” Hopkins, age 60, of Columbia; (No birth date provided)-June 24, 2017.
Charlotte Ann Hafner, age 93, of Ocala, Fla.; January 18, 1924-June 28, 2017.
Robert (Bob) Dwayne Burmeister, age 67, of Curryville; June 30, 1949-June 24, 2017.
Kinley Ann Elzea, age 17, of Vandalia; February 11, 2000-July 1, 2017.
Ethel Jane (Sutton) Bontz, age 95, of Vandalia; March 2, 1922-July 5, 2017.
Marilyn Sue Bahr, age 60, of Vandalia; July 26, 1956-July 13, 2017.
William “Bill” Joe Hicks, age 69, of Vandalia; August 11, 1947-July 10, 2017.
Mary Frances (Goodman) McDonald, age 98, of Vandalia; August 24, 1918-July 15, 2017.
Velma Gwendolyn “Gwen” Chrisman, age 97, of Vandalia; March 2, 1920-July 18, 2017.
Larry Jacob Shrock, age 64, of rural Vandalia; (No birth date provided)-July 18, 2017.
Gay Lee Brummitt, age 54, of Pittsburg, Kan.; May 31, 1963-July 23, 2017.
George Olof Carlson, age 87, of Laddonia; August 22, 1929-July 28, 2017.
Sherry Jean (Schamma) Allison, age 65, of Mexico; (No birth date provided)-July 26, 2017.
Gary Grant Nolan, age 65, of Mexico; November 17, 1951-August 1, 2017.
Jimmie John Remley, age 92, of Roanoke, Va.; October 2, 1924-August 1, 2017.
Alan Dee Adam, age 75, of Vandalia; June 11, 1941-August 10, 2017.
Annie Virginia Graves, age 88, of Farber; June 10, 1929-August 11, 2017.
Albert Joseph (AJ) Basinger, age 83, of Vandalia; September 9, 1933-August 12, 2017.
Helen Emma Jean (Myrick) Thompson, age 96, of Vandalia; January 11, 1921-August 17, 2017.
Estelle Margaret (Aulbur) Nichols, age 81, formerly of Martinsburg; July 9, 1936-August 20, 2017.
Hazel Norena Lamme Bland, (no age provided), of Lincoln, Mo.; (No birth date provided)-August 18, 2017.
Raymond David Fischer, age 89, of Mexico; May 10, 1928-August 24, 2017.
Gertrude Isabel (Isabel S.) Stone, age 96, of Bowling Green; September 27, 1920-August 27, 2017.
Una LaFlore-Stones, age 48, an offender at WERDCC; (No birth date provided)-August 26, 2017.
Donald Raymond Lynn, age 84, of Vandalia; August 3, 1933-September 4, 2017.
Helen V. (Graves) Griffith, age 90, of Vandalia; October 25, 1926-September 1, 2017.
Emma Belle (Edwards) Clithero, age 95, of Vandalia; April 3, 1922-September 4, 2017.
Marcia Daigh, age 60, an offender at WERDCC; (No birth date provided)-August 30, 2017.
Barbara Ann (Birket) Fairchild, age 76, of (no town information provided); June 24, 1941-September 6, 2017.
Kimberly Kay (Hassien) Bise, age 57, of Columbia; (No birth date provided)-September 11, 2017.
Llloyd Marvin Buffington, age 93, of Bowling Green; February 28, 1924-September 17, 2017.
Ryan Clithero, age 32, of Springfield, Mo.; February 15, 1985-September 10, 2017.
Paul Erwin Dempsey, age 80, of Vandalia; October 6, 1936-September 15, 2017.
Joe B. “Jody” Bryant, age 78, of Metropolis, Ill.; April 19, 1939-September 20, 2017.
Roxie McMillen, age 89, of Frankford; April 20, 1928-September 23, 2017.
Dorothy Brown Tinsley, age 85, of Bowling Green; March 1, 1932-September 22, 2017.
Carol Jean “CJ” Rayl (Nee Vandelicht), age 60, of Henley; January 22, 1957-September 13, 2017.
Johanna Karola Hamlett, age 87, of Bowling Green; October 29, 1929-September 18, 2017.
Norma Gene Conklin, age 79, of Vandalia; September 3, 1938-September 28, 2017.
Patricia Lee “Patty” Tophinke, age 68, of Bowling Green; October 16, 1948-September 26, 2017.
Richard “Dick” Butler, age 84, of Vandalia; August 11, 1933-September 28, 2017.
Rosella Agnes Marie Bahr, age 87, of Vandalia; October 24, 1929-September 30, 2017.
Melba Jean (Watson) Hamilton, age 75, of Farber; June 20, 1942-October 6, 2017.
Charles Richard Kropf, age 69, of Vandalia area; April 19, 1948-October 4, 2017.
Charles LeRoy Largent, age 78, of Independence; May 17, 1939-October 6, 2017.
Jerome David Strain, age 78, of rural Vandalia; June 19, 1939-September 25, 2017.
Phillip Dean Freay, age 52, of Vandalia; July 9, 1965-October 12, 2017.
Vivian Vee Vorhis, age 64, of Laddonia; May 16, 1953-October 21, 2017.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Elaine Bryant, age 74, of Vandalia; October 31, 1943-November 4, 2017.
Raymond Vernon Callanan, age 93, of Farmington; July 25, 1924-October 26, 2017.
Frances May Dubray Mcdermott-Story, age 87,m of St. Ann, Mo.; (No birth date provided)-October 29, 2017.
Leland Keith Thomas, age 62, of Middletown; (No birth date provided)-November 13, 2017.
Gerald Elwood Wallace, age 76, of Vandala; July 6, 1941-November 16, 2017.
Jesse Len Miller, age 60, of Kansas City, Mo.; June 10, 1957-November 13, 2017.
Valeria “Val” D. Tipton, age 55, of Hannibal; June 19, 1962-November 22, 2017.
Edward Dale Talbott, age 87, of Laddonia; April 29, 1930-November 30, 2017.
Nelva C. Owens (Neal), age 57, formerly of Vandalia; September 3, 1960-December 2, 2017.
Linda (Littrell) Stuart, age 69, of Vandalia-(No birth date provided)-December 1, 2017.
Edmond Slavens Britton, age 91, of Laddonia; October 17, 1926-December 10, 2017.
Kathryn Eloise Johnson Henderson, age 94, of the Columbia/Hallsville area; September 19, 1923-December 9, 2017.
Felicity Ann Goodpasture-Culwell, age 45, of rural Vandalia; February 21, 1972-December 5, 2017.
Brinda Lee (Fielder) Pargeon, age 68, of Vandalia; April 26, 1949-November 28, 2017.
Sandra Jane (Larimore) Bartison, age 77, of rural Vandalia; September 30, 1940-December 13, 2017.
Charlotte Louise (Bennett) McDowell, age 84, of Vandalia; June 14, 1933-December 20, 2017.