Obituary

OBITUARY: Union: James Curran

James Curran, 19, of Union, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013.

He is survived by his mother Peg Schmidt and husband Doug of Union; and his father Thomas Curran of Robertsville.  He is also survived by a brother, Kevin Curran; sister, Katy Curran, both of Union; and two step sisters, Sarah Schmidt of Independence and Emilie Schmidt of New Port, CA.

OBITUARY: Union: Derek King

Derek King, 19, of Union, passed away Thurs., June 6, 2013.

He is survived by his parents, Lisa King and Dan King; one brother, Daniel King IV; one sister, Aliena King, all of Union; grandparents Harvey and Doris Gauthier of Rhode Island, and Dan and Jacque King of Joplin; and his dog Kopper.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Arthur F. Gloe (January 19, 1920 - June 5, 2013)

Arthur F. Gloe, 93, of Hermann, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Boone Hospital, Columbia, Missouri.

Mr. Gloe was born in Americus, Missouri on January 19, 1920, the son of the late Martin and Bertha (Bossman) Gloe.

He was the widower of Freddie (Masek) Gloe. They were married April 16, 1966 at Starkenburg, MO.

Arthur proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII. He was a member of St. Martin's Church, Starkenburg, Missouri and he was a farmer his whole life.

OBITUARY: New Haven: Bonnie Louise Vedder (March 29, 1940 - June 3, 2013)

Bonnie Louise Vedder, 73, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013 at New Haven Care Center.

Bonnie was born in Perryville, Missouri on March 29, 1940, the daughter of the late Francis H. & Neomi H. (Smith) Pecaut.

She was affiliated with St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven. She enjoyed spending time with her family, taking pictures and reminiscing about old times. She worked as an office manager for several businesses, including Carol House Furniture and New Haven Visitors Center & Museums.

Bonnie is survived by a son Todd Vedder & wife Debi , a son Tim Vedder both of Hutchinson, Minnesota, a daughter Kristin Vedder & husband Mike Beard of North Aurora, Illinois, a son Kyle Vedder & wife Sandra of Platte City, Missouri, a son Ben Vedder & wife Melissa of New Haven, a brother Phil Pecaut & wife Norma of New Haven, a brother Art Pecaut of New Haven, a brother Dale Pecaut & wife Carol of Houston, Texas.

OBITUARY: New Haven: Delores A. Walkenhorst (August 2, 1930 - May 30, 2013)

Mrs. Delores A. Walkenhorst, 82, of New Haven, Mo. passed away Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at New Haven Care Center, New Haven, MO.

Mrs. Walkenhorst was born in New Haven, Missouri on August 2, 1930, the daughter of the late Adolph and Helena (Ahrnsmeier) Scheer.

On August 26, 1951 she was united in marriage to Oswald "Ozzie" Walkenhorst at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven, MO.

OBITUARY: Hermann: Frank W. Purdy (July 16, 1933 - May 28, 2013)

Frank W. Purdy, 79, of Hermann, MO., passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Purdy was born in Kirkwood, Mo. on July 16, 1933, the son of the late Vernon F. and Cordula (Hageman) Purdy.

He was the husband of Joan E. (Jacobsmeyer) Purdy. They were married June 1, 1957 at Hernando, Mississippi.

Frank is survived by his wife Joan Purdy of Hermann, a son Vernon F. Purdy of Camp Verde, Arizona, two brothers A. Sidney Purdy & wife Doris of St. Charles, Missouri and Carroll Dean Purdy of St. Charles, a granddaughter Amber Dawn Flowers of Bowling Green, Misouri, grandson Justin Wayne Purdy of Wellsville, Missouri, granddaughter Aeron Purdy of Tucson, Arizona, granddaughter Rebecca Purdy of Carpenteria, California and granddaughter Nora Purdy of Hermann, Missouri.

OBITUARY: Villa Ridge: Alice May Haberberger May 21, 1955 - May 29, 2013

Alice Haberberger, nee Dinger, 58, of Villa Ridge, Missouri passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013 surrounded by her family.

Alice is survived by her husband, Jerome Haberberger of Villa Ridge.  She is also survived by three sons, Eric Haberberger and wife Holly of Villa Ridge, Kyle and wife Kelly of Union, and Sean Haberberger of Villa Ridge; one daughter, Amie Seamon and husband Eric of Villa Ridge; five grandchildren, Luke, Evan, Leah, Lauren, and "Lil' Man".

OBITUARY: NEW HAVEN: Andy Lagemann (January 26, 1977 - May 23, 2013)

Andy Lagemann, 36, of Marthasville, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mr. Lagemann was born in Waverly, Missouri on January 26, 1977, the son of Thomas Joseph and Judith Anne (Adams) Lagemann.

He was the husband of Katrina (Voylas) Lagemann. They were married April 16, 2011 at Washington, Missouri.

Andy really enjoyed OU football, canoeing, which was one of his favorite things to do and he loved spending time with his family and friends.

OBITUARY: NEW HAVEN: Leola "Tootie" M. Weiser (March 16, 1938 - May 18, 2013)

Leola "Tootie" M. Weiser, 75, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur, Mo.

Mrs. Weiser was born in Washington, Mo. on March 16, 1938, the daughter of the late John and Edna (Hoelscher) Scheer.

She was the widow of Charles F. Weiser. They were married December 1, 1956 at Assumption Church, New Haven. Charles preceded her in death on June 25, 1988.

Leola was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, Mo. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, sewing, feeding her birds and bible study. She was an avid movie goer.

She worked as a cook at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington and for Little Shamrock Day Care in New Haven.

OBITUARY: New Haven: Richard C. Pratt (October 15, 1928 - May 13, 2013)

Richard C. Pratt, 84, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at New Haven Care Center.

Mr. Pratt was born in New Haven, Missouri, on October 15, 1928, the son of the late Thomas B. & Grace C. (Curry) Pratt. He attended elementary and high school in New Haven.

He was married to Helen Louise (Kunz) Pratt on August 5, 1951, in New Haven, Missouri. Helen preceded him in death on June 22, 2007.

Richard Pratt got his exposure to the profession of pharmacy through his father, Thomas B. Pratt. Richard's father bought into a partnership with E.L. Schroeder to operate Pratts Rexall Drugs in New Haven in June 1928. As a young boy, Richard would enter the store early in the morning to work before going to school. After high school, Richard attended Central Methodist College in Fayette, MO for two years. He then attended St. Louis College of Pharmacy where he received his Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy in 1951.

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