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Obituaries from July 2008

JAMES RAYMOND WHISTLER (07/31/08)
James Raymond Whistler, 89, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, at the Western Nebraska Veterans Home in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Jim was born in Beatrice, Nebraska on May 17, 1919 to Thomas and Anna (Nestleroad) Whistler. He was a World War II veteran. After the war he worked on the railroad, was a cook for twenty years, then worked for the United States Postal Service in Omaha, Nebraska, until he retired in 1984...
DWAIN LEO RAUCSTADT (07/31/08)
Dwain Leo Raucstadt, 86, of Seligman, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2008. He was born on March 6, 1922, in Hibbing, Minn., son of Emil and Claire (Cramer) Raucstadt. He was a veteran of World War II. He served as a Coxswain in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1941 to 1945, in Alaska and the South Pacific. He married Rita Mary Bialke on Sept. 28, 1954. she survives. He moved from a farm in Minnesota to the farm in Seligman in 1969...
RONALD DEAN CHADWICK (07/31/08)
Ronald Dean Chadwick, 60, of Golden, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2008. He was born on Oct. 1, 1947, in Baton Rouge, La., son of Charles V. Chadwick and Mary Roberts. He was an insurance salesman in St. Louis before moving to Golden. Survivors include: his mother, Mary Roberts, of Golden; and one sister, Jane Chadwick, of Haddonfield, N. J. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles V. Chadwick...
JAMES CAMERON GRUESSING (07/31/08)
James Cameron Gruessing, 50, of Exeter, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2008, in Exeter. He was born on May 22, 1958, in Concord, Calif., son of James and Shirley (Caudell) Gruessing. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a truck driver for over 15 years...
ADOLF S. SCHEIFELE (07/31/08)
Adolf S. Scheifele, 67, of Cassville, passed away Friday, July 25, 2008. He was born Feb. 8, 1941, in Bronx, N.Y., the son of Adolf and Rosalie (Klaus) Scheifele. On April 11, 1986, in Bound Brook, N.J., he was united in marriage to Marilyn Scheifele, who survives...
PATSY GARDNER (07/31/08)
Patsy Gardner, 61, of Eagle Rock, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2008. She was born on July 18, 1947, in Brownville, Miss., daughter of Grady and Lucile (Hag) Woods. She married Ranson Gardner on April 7, 1979, in Moulton, Ala. He survives. She was a former employee of Wal-Mart in Cassville and Aurora...
CURTIS A. AYERS (07/31/08)
Curtis A. Ayers, 43, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008, in Shell Knob. He was born on Aug. 30, 1964, in Lynchburg, Va., son of Harold and Cecilia (Puckett) Ayers. He moved from Kansas City to Shell Knob in 2000. He was a charter member of the 7 Valleys Bikers Against Child Abuse, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Shell Knob and Aurora, and a member of the Independents 4 the Needy...
ALICE JOYCE CARLSON (07/31/08)
CAROLINE CORINE GARRETT (07/31/08)
Caroline Corine Garrett, 87, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2008. She was born on Jan. 18, 1921, in Damar, Kan., daughter of George and Malvina Plante Newell. She was a natural artist and completed many beautiful paintings. She was a member of St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville...
RAYMOND ANDERSON STEWART (07/31/08)
Raymond Anderson Stewart, Jr., 72, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. He was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Raymond and Faye (Hess) Stewart. He worked his way through college at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., where he graduated in 1958 with a business degree. ...
RHONDA WASHAM MILLER (07/24/08)
Rhonda Renee (Washam) Miller, 39, died Friday, July 18, 2008, in Washburn. She was born Oct. 3, 1968, in Lynwood, Calif., to Ronald and Sharon (Means) Washam. She worked as a USDA meat inspector at George's Processing Inc., south of Butterfield. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, of Washburn...
RHONDA R. MILLER (07/24/08)
Rhonda R. Miller, 39, of Exeter, formerly Washburn, passed away Friday, July 18, 2008. She was born Oct. 3, 1968, in the State of California, the daughter of Ronald and Sharon Washam, who survive. Additional survivors include: a son, Kyle Miller, of Washburn; a daughter, Jamie Cole and her husband, Todd, of Washburn; and two brothers, Wayne and Russell Washam...
CARL DEAN MILLER (07/24/08)
Carl Dean Miller, 42, of Washburn, passed away Friday, July 18, 2008, in Washburn. He was born Dec. 28, 1965, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, the son of Garry and Louise (Lickliter) Miller. He received his education in Barry County. He was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in Washburn. He was an avid motorcyclist...
MARY JANE BROOKS (07/24/08)
Mary Jane Brooks, 52, Fayetteville, Ark., formerly of Purdy, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2008, at the Circle of Life Hospice & Palliative Care in Springdale, Ark., following a brief illness. She was born on Aug. 7, 1955, in Auburn, Calif., daughter of Johnnie and Wilma Bailey. ...
LAURANCE BEESON (07/24/08)
Laurance Beeson, 84, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at his home. He was born June 25, 1924, in Barry County, the son of Everett and Edna (Noble) Beeson. He grew up in the Oak Ridge community. He attended grade school at Oak Ridge then graduated from Cassville High School with the Class of 1944. ...
RAYMOND ANDERSON STEWART, JR. (07/24/08)
Raymond Anderson Stewart, Jr., 72, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Funeral arrangements are pending under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences...
PANSY WATERS HULETTE (07/24/08)
Pansy Waters Hulette, 90, of Parsons, Kan., passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at good Samaritan Society of Parsons. She was born Dec. 15, 1917, in Seligman, to Lee Otie and alma (Taylor) Pendergraft. She grew up and attended school at Seligman. At the age of 15, she moved to Joplin. She moved to Parsons, Kan., in 2002 to be near her family...
SANDIA LEE MCGEE (07/24/08)
Sandia Lee McGee, 45, of Monett, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2008, in her home. She was born May 5, 1963, in Joliet, Ill., the daughter of Durward Dee and Roxanne (Lantz) Heath. She received her education in Joliet, Ill., where she graduated from high school. She graduated from nursing college in Joliet, Ill. Eight years ago she moved with her mother to Missouri. She attended the Church of the Nazarene and was a volunteer for Crosslines in Monett...
LESLIE BENTON OAKLEY (07/24/08)
leslie benton oakley, 88, of Texas City, Texas, formerly of Washburn, died June 16, 2008, at his home. He was born April 14, 1920, in Washburn, the son of George and Edna (Dawson) Oakley. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II and has been a resident of Texas City, Texas, for 51 years, where he owned Speed Electric Company for 20 years. ...
DONNA STEPHENS (07/24/08)
Donna Stephens, 54, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2008, in her home. She was born August 13, 1953, in Monett, Missouri, the daughter of Billy Wayne and Dollie (Thomas) Schell. On February 18, 1972, she was united in marriage to James Stephens, who survives...
ALDELBERT GLENN RICHTER (07/17/08)
Aldelbert Glenn Richter, 74, of Wheaton, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2008, in Springfield. He was born, Aug, 5, 1933, in Exeter to the late Elby and Glenn Arthelda (Lakey) Richter. He graduated from Wheaton High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired electronics engineer...
ARTHUR JACK "A.J." ARNOLD (07/17/08)
Arthur Jack "A.J." Arnold, 77, of Golden, formerly of Lake Lotawana, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2008. He received his education in Kansas City and graduated from East High School in 1949. He later attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. He worked for Pacific Intermountain Express 17 years in Kansas City and Seattle, Wash. He worked in sales and operations for Manley Truck Line, Chief and Ideal. In 1989 he retired from North Supply Company in New Century, Kan...
LAURANCE H. SPEER (07/17/08)
Laurance H. Speer, 80, of Seligman, died Monday, June 30, 2007, at Pea Ridge, Ark. He was born March 23, 1928, at Del Rio, Texas, to William Marion Speer and Laura Gertrude Keller Speer. He was a corporal in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla. ...
MARGARET MARY TUDOR BOUCHER (07/17/08)
Margaret Mary Tudor Boucher, surrounded by her children and their families, passed peacefully into Heaven at 7:47 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008. Margaret was born March 23, 1938, in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, to John and Helen Zartman. She was united in marriage to Norman Tudor in 1955 and to this union four children were born...
MARGARET MARY TUDOR BOUCHER (07/10/08)
Margaret Mary Tudor Boucher, surrounded by her children and their families, passed peacefully into Heaven at 7:47 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008. Margaret was born March 23, 1938, in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, to John and Helen Zartman. She was united in marriage to Norman Tudor in 1955 and to this union four children were born...
TRENT LEE BROUHARD (07/10/08)
Trent Lee Brouhard, 35, of Washburn, died Saturday, July 5, 2008, at his home in Washburn. He was born March 9, 1973, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Robert Lee and Frankie Jane (Schell) Brouhard. He was united in marriage to Ceree Foster. Survivors include: his daughter, Kaylin Brooke Brouhard; his father and stepmother, Bob and Jo Dee Brouhard; his mother, Frankie Schell; his paternal grandmother, Betty Ash; and sister-in-law, Stephanie Tice...
CHARLES WILBUR "CACTUS" KELLER (07/10/08)
Charles Wilbur "Cactus" Keller, 81, of Seligman, died July 5, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Berryville, Ark. He was born to Wilbur Perry Keller and Maude Travis Keller in Saguache County, Colo., on Dec. 9, 1926. He was raised in Sidney, Iowa, He started a career in rodeo before becoming a rancher. ...
HENRY "HENO" HEAD (07/10/08)
Henry "Heno" Head, 86, of Monett, passed away July 1, 2008, at his home. He was born March 3, 1922, in Sherman, Texas, the son of Hayden and Ruth "Bullock" Head. He was the former owner of Camp Soaring Hawk. He had a life-long love of God and his fellow man. He particularly enjoyed his ministry to the many young people who came to Camp Soaring Hawk...
LAURANCE HERBERT SPEER (07/03/08)
Laurance Herbert Speer, 80, of Seligman, died Sunday, June 30, 2008. Cremation arrangements are by Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge, Ark. Memorial service will be held at a later date.
ANNA LOUISE RONEY (07/03/08)
Anna Louise (Harmon) Roney, 82, of Purdy, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at her home in Purdy. She was born on March 18, 1926, in Lovelady, Texas, daughter of John and Sarah (Humphries) Harmon. She married Loyd J. Roney on July 13, 1946, in Preston, Idaho. He preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 2002, in Cassville...
WALTER DALE FUGATE (07/03/08)
Walter Dale Fugate, 44, of Cassville, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2008, in his home He was born July 5, 1963, in Kansas City. On July 6, 2005, he was united in marriage to Ruby Grosvenor, who survives. Additional survivors include: two stepdaughters, Courtney Bishop and Leslie Patterson, both of North Kansas City; and four grandchildren...
WILLIAM LARUE THOMAS (07/03/08)
William LaRue Thomas, 29, of Granby, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, following a car crash. He was born Dec. 11, 1978, in Stuttgart, Ark., the son of Charles Walton Bush and Barbie Thomas. On March 17, 2007, in Wheaton, he was united in marriage to Sharon Aslee Munday, who survives...
Orville R. "Sonnie" Douthitt, Jr. (07/03/08)
Orville R. "Sonnie" Douthitt, Jr., 76, passed away on June 23, 2008. He was born on Feb. 20, 1932, in Ritchey, to Orville Raymond, Sr. and Gladys Irene (Loving) Douthitt. He was a graduate of Wheaton High School, class of 1950. after high school he enlisted in the Air Force. ...
HENRY "HENO" HEAD (07/03/08)
Henry "Heno" Head, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Monett. A complete obituary will appear in next week's paper. Arrangements are under the direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett...