OBITUARY: New Haven: Mary R. Kelley (October 19, 1918 - August 1, 2013)


Mary R. Kelley (nee Ramsay), longtime resident of New Haven, Mo., died in her home on Aug. 1, 2013, after complications from a stroke suffered 10 days earlier.

Mary was born in St. Louis on Oct. 19, 1918, to Harvey W. and Ella Ramsay. Raised in Webster Groves, she was graduated from Webster Groves High School in 1936 where had met her classmate and future husband William N. Kelley.

After graduating from St. Louis Washington University in 1940, she married "Bill" Kelley in 1942. They celebrated their 70th anniversary in June 2012. A move to New Haven in 1951 allowed them to raise their two sons, Willian N. Kelley Jr. and Timothy R. Kelley on a farm where they lived for 62 years.

Mary was a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Theta and also became active in New Haven activities as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader, as well as numerous charities and local organizations as a volunteer. She loved to swim, play tennis, garden, play piano and sing. She was a member of several bridge clubs and traveled all over the USA and the world with her husband on business and pleasure trips. Her devotion to family and friends accounted for the untold number of people who lovingly admired her.

OBITUARY: New Haven: Ode Joseph Hoerstkamp (March 10, 1941 - July 29, 2013)

Ode Joseph Hoerstkamp, 72, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Hoerstkamp was born in Washington, Missouri on March 10, 1941, the son of the late Odelo C. and Delora  P. (Fetter) Hoerstkamp.

He was the husband of Jean  L. (Kreftmeyer) Hoerstkamp.  They were married June 8, 1963 at Assumption Church in New Haven, Missouri.  Jean survives in New Haven.

OBITUARY: New Haven's Legendary Blanche Maeroe Rowold Dies At 94

Blanche Maeroe Rowold (May 5, 1919 - July 26, 2013)

Blanche Maeroe Rowold, 94, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at Arizona Care Center, New Haven.

Mrs. Rowold was born in Spring Bluff, Missouri on May 5, 1919, the daughter of the late John Henry Edward and Matilda (Landing) Soetebier.

She was the widow of August K. Rowold. They were married November 7, 1947 at St. Louis, Missouri.

Blanche was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, Missouri, where she was a member of the ladies aid. She was also a member of the New Haven V.F.W. Auxiliary.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Lowell G. Scheible (December 17, 1951 - July 9, 2013)

Lowell G. Scheible, 61, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Scheible was born in Washington, Missouri on December 17, 1951, the son of the late Arthur and Edna (Seger) Scheible.

He was the widower of Christina(Hansel) Scheible.

Lowell is survived by two daughters Stacey Watson & husband Jeremy of New Haven and Rachel Sitton & husband Shayne of Wentzville, a son Josh Scheible of Hermann, two brothers Larry & Lyle Scheible both of New Haven and three grandchildren.

OBITUARY: NEW HAVEN: Rose Lee Moeckli (July 9, 1933 - July 9, 2013)

Rose Lee Moeckli, 80, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Mercy Hospital, Washington, Missouri.

Mrs. Moeckli was born in New Haven, Missouri on July 9, 1933, the daughter of the late Odelo C. and Delora (Fetter) Hoerstkamp.

She was the widow of Lloyd W. Moeckli. They were married July 2, 1955 at Assumption Church, New Haven. Lloyd passed away on November 12, 2004.

Rose is survived by a son Clyde Moeckli & wife Brenda of New Haven, daughter Claudia Wiggin & husband Ronald of Cushing, Maine, a son Clayton Moeckli & wife Linda of New Haven, son Clifton Moeckli & wife Collette of Hermann.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Edward "Ed" Wright (March 6, 1923 - July 9, 2013)

Edward "Ed" Wright, 90, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Frene Valley Health Center.

Mr. Wright was born in Brunswick, Missouri on March 6, 1923, the son of the late Morris and Mary (Feitz) Wright.

Ed proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1945 during the WWII.

He was the husband of Lily L. (Schulenberg) Wright. They were married August 30, 1947 at St. George Church, Hermann. Lily survives in Hermann.

New Haven Graduate Scott Larrabee Dies At Age 26

Scott Larrabee, 2005 graduate of New Haven High School, died on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the age of 26.

Scott was a devoted father to Aden Larrabee; dear brother of Robert Thomas and Andrew Barker and loving son of Randall "Scott" Lewis (Carrie) Larrabee and Celine M. "Shelly" Carapella.

At this time no information has been released about when or where funeral services will be held.

OBITUARY: NEW HAVEN: Vanessia Morris (April 2, 1959 - June 28, 2013)

Mrs. Vanessia Dale Morris, 54, of Kirbyville, Missouri formerly of New Haven passed away Friday, June 28th, 2013 at Cox Medical Center, Branson, Missouri.

Mrs. Morris was born in Columbia, Missouri on April 2, 1959, the daughter of George and Helen (Pogue) Hasty.

She worked as a district Supervisor for Casey's General Store.

She enjoyed going to yard sales and spending time with her grandchildren.

On June 24, 1977 she was united in marriage to George Morris Sr. at St. Louis, MO.

OBITUARY: Washington: Duthiel "Dutch" H. Borcherding (February 18, 1920 - June 22, 2013)

Duthiel “Dutch” Harry Borcherding, age 93, of Washington passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Washington.

Dutch was born on February 18, 1920 in New Haven, Missouri to the late William George and the late Clara Charlotte (nee Frietag) Barnes. He was raised from the age of fourteen months by his Aunt and Uncle, the late Anna and the late George Meyer in New Haven. They were members of the St. Peter’s Evangelical and Reformed Church in New Haven, where he was confirmed on April 9, 1933. He graduated from New Haven High School in 1937.

OBITUARY: Union: Cole Weddle

Cole Weddle, 18, of Union, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013.

He is survived by his parents, Rick and Lisa Weddle of Union; one sister, Kayla Weddle of Union; two brothers, Bryan Weddle and Alex Weddle, both of Fenton; and grandparents, Helen Cain of Washington, and Ron and Joyce Weddle of Union.