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Sanford Gene "Art" Hardin, Sr, 76, of Crystal City passed away Thurs, May 1, 2008 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. He had worked as an installer for AT&T and had served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was an active member in the American Legion Post 849, VFW Post 3777, Elks Lodge 1721, Eagles & Moose Lodge. Born Feb 4, 1932, in Livermore, KY, to the late Forest & Annie (Bishop) Hardin. He is survived by his wife Bonnie (DeRousse) Hardin, son, Sanford (Nancy) Hardin, Jr of Barnhart; three daughters: Marsha Hardin of DeSoto, Sheila ( Dan) Bouck of Iowa and Melissa (Vance) Hardin of Crystal City; brother, Tom (Pat) Hardin of Fenton; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 7 brothers and 2 sisters. Service was Tues, May 6, 2008 at Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus. Burial was in Rose Lawn Memorial Garden Cemetery, Crystal City.
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Jessica Renee’ Kimble age 17 of Hillsboro Missouri, passed away on Friday May 9, 2008. at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis Missouri. She was born June 6, 1990 in St. Louis County Missouri. She was a student at Hillsboro R-3 School District, and had recently received "Most Improved Student Award". Survived by her son- Seth Michael Gray of Hillsboro Missouri, FiancÚ - Sean M. Gray of Hillsboro Missouri, mother- Linda C. Twibell (nee Schwab) of Hillsboro Missouri, father- James S. Kimble of Ferguson Missouri, grandmother- Nancy (step-grandfather Leland) Greenwalt (nee Catlow) of Herculaneum Missouri, grandparents George and Ruth Kimble of Ferguson Missouri, sister- Christine M. (Jonny) Jochum of St. Louis County Missouri, sister Sarah A. (Wayne) Cole of St. Louis County Missouri, half brothers and sisters Jason, Jacob and Christina Kimble, Aunts- Deborah K. Schwab of St Charles Missouri, Cynthia M. (Eric) Rankin of Oveida Florida, Brenda F. (Kevin E.) Wooten of Farmington Missouri, Brenda Hamilton of Pevely Missouri, and an uncle-Brian Kimble of St. Charles Missouri. Preceded in death by grandfather- Albert E. Schwab Jr., aunt- Roxanne Kimble and an uncle- Stan Hamilton. Visitation- will be held Monday May 12, 2008 from 3:00 until 7:00 PM at the Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc. 103 fourth St. Hillsboro Missouri. Funeral- Monday May 12, 2008 at 7:00 PM service concludes at the Funeral Home. Donations to Seth Gray Fund C/O Brenda Wooten at Eagle Bank 3944 Vogel Rd., Arnold Missouri 63010.
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Marilyn Elizabeth Colburn, 67, Bloomsdale, passed away May 10, 2008 at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis County.  Mrs. Colburn was a corporate trainer for Bob Evans and a member of Second Baptist Church in Festus.  She enjoyed traveling, collecting and watching movies and knitting.  Born Aug 28,1940, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Marian (Matthews) Sauer.  She was preceded in death by her former husband, John Jegel. She is survived b her husband, Bill Colburn of Bloomsdale; three daughters: Jennifer( (Dane) Briggs of Oklahoma, Julia (James) Thompson of St. Charles and Diane Jegel of St. Louis; three sons: Anthony (Joni) Jegel of Fenton, Christopher (Micki) Jegel of St. Louis and Mark (Tammy) Jegel of Biloxi, Mississippi; one stepson, Mark Colburn; three step-daughters: Jerri (Terry) Bequette, Missy (Tom) Gray and Vicki (Paul) Bouscher; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were to be held May 14 at Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus, officiated by the Rev. Jim Owens.  Burial was in the Concord Cemetery in Bloomsdale.  Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Cancer Society.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Twin City Chapel.
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Janet L. Boston (nee Harris) age 47, of Festus Missouri passed away on Saturday May 17, 2008 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City , Missouri. Born October 5, 1960 in Rice Patterson Ohio. She had worked as a Hair Stylist. Survived by son- Dustin A. Boston of Waterloo Illinois, daughter- Brittney N. Boston of Waterloo Illinois, mother- Maxine J. Harris of DeSoto Missouri, sister- Debbie (Spike) Spiller of De Soto Missouri, sister- Tina Brinley of St. Louis Missouri, sister- Julia (Stuart) Ashbrook of Festus Missouri, brother- Eugene (Annette) Harris of De Soto Missouri, 5 nieces, 3 nephews, 4 great nieces, 4 great nephews. Preceded in death by father- Eugene Harris and nephew- Roger Marler. Memorial Service Saturday May 24, 2008; 1:00 PM at the home of Debbie (Spike) Spiller, 14457 State Rt. 21 De Soto Missouri 63020. A Service of Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc. Hillsboro Missouri.
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R. David Boyd, 71, of DeSoto passed away at his residence on May 20, 2008.  Mr. Boyd worked at Boyd Contracting as a hoisting engineer.  He was a member of N.R.A., played the saxophone.  He enjoyed watching turkey and deer feed and the he loved the outdoors. Born September 17, 1936 in Kirkwood, Missouri; he was the son of the late Guy Bert and Lenna Alice (Girardier) Boyd.  He was married to Shirley J. (Bell) for 52 years.  He is survived by 4 sons:  R. David (Carrie) Boyd II of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Guy R. (Cynthia) Boyd, of St. Jacob, Illinois, Daniel Q. (Rebecca) Boyd of Crystal City, and Allyssa L.B. Boyd of DeSoto;  2 daughters:  Laura (Jerry) Doster of Leadwood and L. Jayne (Jeffery) Holt of St. Louis; 19 grandchildren.  Also surviving 3 sisters:  Shearl Boyd of Maplewood, Faith Whitaker, of Ellisville, and Lenna (Arthur) Buscher of Crystal City;  2 sisters-in-law:  Evelyn Boyd of Texas and Eli zabeth Boyd of Wilwood, Missouri;  one brother-in-law: William Losch of Manchester. He was preceded in death by his parents and 4 brothers: Roy, Guy, Dee and Glenn Boyd and 2 sisters:  Kanoie Etheridge and Neoma Losch. Funeral services were held on May 23, 2008 at Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel, officiating Mark Kite.  Burial was in the Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto Chapel.
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BETTY J. (Middleton) CARNEY, 82, Festus passed away May 23, 2008, at Festus Manor Nursing Cemeter. Mrs. Carney was a retired civil service employee who routed military transports through Lambert Airport in St. Louis.  Born March 26, 1926, in E. St. Louis, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Mabel Frances (Frailey) Middleton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall E. Carney.  She is survived by one son, Barry (Marta) Sizemore of Festus; two grandchildren: Dan (Gina) McQuerrey of Wentzville and Toby (Yvonne) McQuerrey of Imperial; and seven great -grandchildren: Alyssa, Bryce, Macie, Zachary, Brandon, Evan and Katelyn. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Donald W. Sizemore. Funeral services were private.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus.
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Thomas Wayne Noblin, 42, of Potosi (formerly of DeSoto) passed away Wed, May 28, 2008 at Des Peres Hospital in St Louis, He had been a truck driver for Prime Trucking Industry in St Louis before an accident left him disabled. Born Oct 14, 1965, in St Louis County, to Fay (Moon) Halbrook of DeSoto and the late Thomas L. Halbrook. He was a US Army veteran and he loved to hunt and fish. He is survived by stepchildren; Misty (Brian) Mealing of Georgia and Ryan Ree ce of Pevely; 3 step grandchildren; sister, Regina Sides of Festus; brothers: William Noblin of Arnold and Timothy (Laura) Noblin of Rolla; stepfather, Ron Halbrook of DeSoto; stepsister, Stacey Halbrook of Belleville, IL and stepbrother, Ryan Halbrook of Arlington, VA. Funeral service was Thurs, May 29, 2008 at Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
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JEANETTE T.  "NET" MURPHY,  67, of DeSoto passed away May 5, 2008 in DeSoto.  Mrs. Murphy was a homemaker.  Born December 11, 1940 in Paragould, Arkansas; she was the daughter of the late Randy and Ira (Fisher) Taylor.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Murphy. She is survived by four sons:  Terry (Michelle) Richey of Festus, Greg (Dagmar) Richey of DeSoto,  Keith Richey of Imperial and Randy (Diane) Richey of Roxanna, Illinois;  two daughters: Janet (Dennis) Hooker of Dudley, Mo., and Judy (Lynn) Sharp of Jonesboro, Arkansas;  13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.
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JERICO M. JANIS, 54, of DeSoto, passed away on May 14, 2008 in DeSoto.  Mr. Janis enjoyed music, animals and the outdoors.  Born September 8, 1953, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Eugene and Irene (Clark) Janis. He is survived by three brothers:  Rich (Tina) Clark of Imperial, Ron Clark of St. Louis and Ken (Karen) Clark of DeSoto;  two sisters:  Carol (Bill) Ryder of DeSoto and Thesa Hubbard of Festus; and friends Tom Barnett and family of DeSoto, Milton Barnett and family of DeSoto and Connie Bishop of DeSoto, who he called "Princess". He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Janis; and a sister, Patricia Miller.  Funeral services were private.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.
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DANA R. HAVERSTICK-NORMAN, 25, of DeSoto passed away on May 14, 2008 in St. Louis.  Mrs. Norman was a medical assistant for Dr. Crawford and enjoyed motorcycles and the outdoors.  She was a catcher in softball for little leaque and high school.  Born May 10, 1983, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Diana (Crocker) and David Haverstick Sr.  of DeSoto. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Daren Norman of DeSoto; one daughter, Destini Lynn Norman of DeSoto; one brother, David Haverstick Jr., of DeSoto; her parents-in-law, Marilyn Norman of DeSoto and Rick Norman of Festus;  her grandparents, Duke and JoAnn Crocker of Arcadia, Mo.; and her grandparents-in-law, George and Mary Norman of DeSoto.  She was preceded in death by two grandparents: Robert and Jewell Haverstick. Funeral services were held May 18, 2008 at Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto, officiated by the Rev. James Rhives.  Burial was in the Mount Olive Cemetery in DeSoto.  Memorials may be made to the Destini Norman Benefit Account at any Eagle Bank branch.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.
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Michael Arthur Goff, 65 of De Soto, Missouri. Date of Birth: December 6, 1942 Denver, Colorado. Parents: Quintin Schmitt and Gladine (nee Breakfield) Schmitt. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 3, 2008 St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis County, Missouri. Occupation: Carpet installer for Quintin’s Carpet. Date and Place of Marriage: July 13, 1963. Married to: Margaret Ann (nee McGuire) Goff. Surviving: Yes. Names and address of children: Tammy (Ryan) Akins, De Soto, MO. Lisa (Greg) Flynn, Festus, MO. Sherrie (Bryan) Harrison, De Soto, MO. Cindi (Robert) Thompson, Festus, MO. Brothers & Sisters: Half sister – Linda Kathleen Schmitt. Grandchildren: 7 – Cory Kincaid, Nina & Ethan Osia, Zachary Harrison, Ashley, Allison & Emily Thompson. Great Grandchildren: Member of Lodge/Organizations: BPOE #689, De Soto, MO. Member of Church: St. Rose of Lima. Funeral Service Date and Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 @ 10:00 a.m. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Chapel. Officiating: Rev. Ronald Hopmeir. Place of Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Tuesday, May 6, 2008 – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.
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Janet C. Viehman, 54 of De Soto, Missouri. Date of Birth: September 25, 1953 St. Louis, Missouri. Parents: Marvin & Ardella (nee Pennington) Mackley. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 3, 2008 St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis County, Missouri. Occupation: Postal carrier / welder Mo Pac RR. Date and Place of Marriage: July 22, 1978. Married to: Louis "Butch" Viehman. Surviving: Yes, De Soto, MO. Names and address of children: Jeff (Jill) Viehman – De Soto, MO. Michelle (Justin Roussin) Viehman – De Soto, MO. Tara Viehman – Phoenix, AZ. Brothers & Sisters: Two Brothers: Charles H. (Virginia) Mackley, De Soto, MO. Edward L. (Sandy) Mackley, St. Louis, MO. Two Sisters: Carol Ann (Bill) Warren, Pevely, MO. Marie (Gene) Henson, Florissant, MO. Grandchildren: 6 – Brandon & Grant Viehman, Caitlyn & Alexis Smith, Timothy Harmon, Ava Viehman. Great Grandchildren: No. Member of Church: St. Rose of Lima Church, De Soto, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 @ 7:00 p.m. Place of Service: Dietrich Mothershead Chapel. Officiating: Deacon Ed Boyer. Visitation: Wednesday, May 7, 2008 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Multiple Sclerosis Society. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.
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David H. Ketcherside, 63 of Hillsboro, Missouri. Date of Birth: April 17, 1945 St. Louis, Missouri. Parents: Father: Edward Ketcherside (deceased) Mother: Grace (nee Ross) Spradling (deceased) Step-Father: Les Spradling (deceased) Mother-in-Law: Ottie Mae (the late General) Johnston, Hillsboro, MO. Date of Death: May 5, 2008 Residence in Hillsboro, MO. Occupation: Carpenter for Boeing. Date and Place of Marriage: May 2, 1981. Married to: Janet (nee Johnston) Ketcherside. Surviving: Yes, Hillsboro, MO. Names and address of children: Charles Ketcherside, Hillsboro, MO. Dava (Kyle) Jones, Royal Oaks, MI. Cindy (Don) Szychulski, Mesquite, TX. Laura (Jim) Ifland, Festus, MO. Nick Harper, Arnold, MO. Daughter-in-Law: Sandra Ketcherside, De Soto, MO. (preceded in death by one son, John Ketcherside) Brothers & Sisters: Four Sisters: Barbara (Donald) Roubidoux, Hillsboro, MO. Diana (Joe) Wisnasky, Godfrey, IL. Virginia Yount. Nancy Wilkinson. Two Brothers: Clyde (Linda) Ketcherside, Festus, MO. Leslie (Lila) Spradling, Jr., De Soto, MO. (preceded in death by one brother, Charles Ketcherside) Grandchildren: 14.Member of Lodge/Organizations: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local #837. Funeral Service Date and Time: Thursday, May 8, 2008 @ 7 PM. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Officiating: Ron Follmer. Place of Burial: Ebeneezer Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Thursday, May 8, 2008 1-7 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.
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Tommie J. Wibble , 71 of Hillsboro, MO. Date of Birth: January 8, 1937 Randolph County, AR. Parents: Charlie and Jessie Mae (nee Hill) Scherrer. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 11, 2008 Residence in Hillsboro, MO. Occupation: Nurses Aide at Cedar Grove Nursing Home. Date and Place of Marriage: July 26, 1969 in Arnold, MO. Married to: Royce Wibble. Surviving: Yes, Hillsboro, MO. Names and address of children: Two Sons: Royce (Tammie) Wibble, Hillsboro, MO. Charles (Penny) Woodruff, Seminole, OK. One Daughter: Maxine (Harry) Swanson, Springville, TN. Brothers & Sisters: Three Brothers: Ervin (Diane) Scherrer, De Soto, MO. Jesse (Beverly) Scherrer, De Soto, MO. Darrell Scherrer, Livermore, CA. Two Sisters: Evaline Ricker, Corning, AR. Cora Lee Martin, Corning, AR. (preceded in death by siblings, Pauline Scherrer, Martha Armstrong, Billy Scherrer, Mary Ellen McClanhey, Johnny Scherrer, Bonnie Thatch) Grandchildren: 7 (preceded in death by one grandson, John Woodruff) Great Grandchildren: Several. Member of Church: Highland Baptist Church, Hillsboro, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 10 AM. Place of Service: Highland Baptist Church, Hillsboro, MO. Officiating: Keith Perren. Place of Burial: Peaceful Meadows Cemetery, Hillsboro, MO. Visitation: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 4-8 PM. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.


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Barbara Jean Wilson, 75 of De Soto, MO. Date of Birth: October 24, 1932 Kalamazoo, Michigan. Parents: Archie & Dorothy (Tidd) Channells. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 12, 2008 Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Crystal City, MO. Occupation: Homemaker. Married to: Cecil Wilson. Surviving: No .Names and address of children: Three Daughters: Dulcia (Danny) Kemp – De Soto, MO. Lori Yancey – Bonne Terre, MO. Denise (Craig) Stadler – Stafford, MO. Two Sons: Jeffrey (Diane) Wilson – Jonesboro, Arkansas. Brian (Mary) Wilson – Imperial , MO.Brothers & Sisters: One Sister: Helen Brodie – Portage, Michigan. One Brother: Ron Channells – Portage, Michigan. Grandchildren: 14. Great Grandchildren: 18. Member of Church: New Apostolic Church. Memorial Service Date and Time: Saturday, May 17, 2008 @ 11 AM. Place of Service: New Apostolic Church. Officiating:Tony Bieser. Place of Burial: Mt. Olive Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Memorial donations can be made to the New Apostolic Church Sunday School & Youth Fund c/o Tony Bieser, 105 Glenfield Dr., Festus MO 63028 .Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.


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John W. Harsh, 66 of Richwoods, Missouri. Date of Birth: March 3, 1942 Macoupin County, Illinois. Parents: John H. and Ella Mae (nee Niepert) Harsh. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 13, 2008 Residence in Richwoods, MO. Occupation: Laborer for Granite City Steel. Divorced. Names and address of children: Three Sons: Terry Harsh, Richwoods, MO. Mark (Stephanie) Harsh, Granite City, IL. Robert Harsh, Granite City, IL. Two Daughters: Tina (Terry) Schnieder, Collinsville, IL. Anita Danford, Richwoods, MO .Brothers: James Harsh, Nathrop, CO. Grandchildren: 14. Great Grandchildren: 7. Memorial Service Date and Time: Memorial Service to be set at a later date. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Amos A. Geiler, Jr., 85 of Festus, MO. Date of Birth: September 10, 1922 Festus, Missouri. Parents: Amos Andrew Sr. and Emma Carrie (nee Vineyard) Geiler. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 13, 2008 St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. Occupation: Electrician for Pittsburg Plate Glass. Date and Place of Marriage: May 12, 1984.Married to: Ruth Ann (nee Bornemann) Geiler. Surviving: Yes, Festus, MO. Names and address of children: Three Sons: Larry Dale (Julie Russell) Geiler, Festus, MO. Terry Ray (Myrna) Geiler, St. James, MO. Michael James (Linda) Geiler, Farmington, MO. Three Step-Sons: Kenneth (Robin) Helvey, Crane, MO. Michael (Amy) Helvey, Imperial, MO. Kevin (Trish) Campbell, Bloomsdale, MO. (preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Readian) Brothers & Sisters: Two Sisters: Arbell (Darrel) Mesner, Ste. Genevieve, MO. Isabelle Drury, Ste. Genevieve, MO. One Brother: Jack Andrew Geiler, Festus, MO. Grandchildren: 7. Step-Grandchildren: 9. Great Grandchildren: 3. Member of Lodge/Organizations: Elvins-Ionic Lodge #154 AF & AM, Desloge, MO. Member of Church: Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Festus, MO. Military Info: U.S. Army. Funeral Service Date and Time: Thursday, May 15, 2008 @ 6:00 PM for a Masonic Service. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Visitation: Thursday, May 15, 2008 4 PM – 8 PM at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials to the American Heart Association. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Gertrude Coleman, 91 of De Soto, Missouri. Date of Birth: October 2, 1916 De Soto, Missouri. Parents: John Gerhardt and Agatha (nee Bahr) Koch. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 17, 2008 The Villa’s, De Soto, Missouri. Occupation: Secretary for St. Rose of Lima School. Married to: the late Robert E. Coleman. Surviving: No. Names and address of children: Two Sons: Michael "Mike" (Linda) Coleman, De Soto, MO. Mark (Margie) Coleman, De Soto, MO. Two Daughters: Donna (Mark) Ciocca, Penacook, NH. Kay Beveridge, Bradenton, FL. Brothers & Sisters: (Preceded in death by three brothers, Herman, Henry, and Andrew Koch; one sister Eleanor Koch Rehm) Grandchildren: 11. Great Grandchildren: 9. Member of Church: St. Rose of Lima Church, De Soto, MO. Funeral Mass Date and Time: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 @ 10 AM. Place of Service: St. Rose of Lima Church, De Soto, MO. Officiating: Father Ron Hopmeir. Place of Burial: Calvary Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 4-8 PM @ Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials to the St. Rose of Lima Adopt-An-Angel; 504 South 3rd St., De Soto, MO 63020. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Thelma L. Voyles Voisey, 84 of De Soto, Missouri. Date of Birth: April 6, 1924 Summersville, MO. Parents: Harley and Fannie (nee Carpenter) Patterson. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 21, 2008 De Soto, Missouri. Occupation: Piece Work for De Soto Shoe Factory. Married to:the late Robert Voyles and the late Everett Voisey. Surviving: No. Names and address of children: Joseph (Janet) Voyles, De Soto, MO; Norman (Linda) Voyles, Hillsboro, MO. Kenneth (Becky) Voyles, Waterford, CT; Marlin (Dianna) Voyles, Richwoods, MO. Janet (Raymond) Click, Richwoods, MO; Larry (Becky) Voyles, De Soto, MO; Rosemary (Allan) Morris, De Soto, MO. (preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Voyles; Step Children, Melvin Voyles, Lorine Risling, Bonnie Hopkins, and Donald Voyles) Brothers & Sisters: One Sister: Clara Metcalf, Seattle, WA (preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford Patterson and Roscoe Clinton Patterson) Grandchildren: 19. Step-Grandchildren: 20. Great Grandchildren: Several.Great-Great Grandchildren: Several. Member of Church: First Freewill Baptist Church, De Soto, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Saturday, May 24, 2008 @ 11 AM. Place of Service: First Freewill Baptist Church, De Soto, MO. Officiating: Bro. Bob Thebeau. Place of Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Friday, May 23, 2008 4 PM – 8 PM at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials to the JMH Hospice, P.O. Box 350, Crystal City, MO 63019.Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Jacquelyn G. Johnson, 72 of House Springs, MO. Date of Birth: March 16, 1936 St. Louis, MO. Parents: Charlie and Rose (nee Bergner) Strubinger. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 21, 2008 House Springs, MO. Occupation: Homemaker. Married to: Billy Bob Johnson. Surviving: No. Names and address of children: 3 Sons: Bobby (Mary) Johnson – Eureka, MO. Douglas (Ramona) Johnson – Silsbee, TX. Billy Johnson – St. Louis, MO. 3 Daughters: Terri (Wayne) Permenter – House Springs, MO. Rhonda Johnson – O’ Fallon, MO. Linda (Tim) Carroll – Hermann, MO. Brothers & Sisters:1 Brother: David (Martha) Strubinger – Imperial, MO. 2 Sisters: Rose Valentine – Ballwin, MO. Elsie Breidegam – Waterloo, IL .1 Niece: Charlene. (Preceded in death by three brothers, Charlie, Robert, & Eugene Strubinger; three sisters, Dorothy Naylor, Myrtle Walker and Evelyn Patt) Grandchildren: 11. Great Grandchildren: 7. Funeral Service Date and Time: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 @ 7:30 PM. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.Officiating: Kathleen Stock. Graveside Service: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Noon (12 PM) @ Carter Cemetery in Russell, Arkansas. Visitation: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 from 5 – 7:30 PM. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Bobby Wayne Haynes , 70 of Ocala, Florida. Date of Birth: July 8, 1937 Richwoods, Missouri. Parents: Glenwood Haynes and Zella Vina (nee Turner) Haynes Broombaugh. Surviving: No. Also preceded in death by stepfather, Emil (Tine) Broombaugh. Date of Death: May 21, 2008 Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Florida. Occupation: Previously worked for City of De Soto Street Dept., retired maintenance worker for Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Florida. Date and Place of Marriage: May 3, 1963, Waterloo, IL. Married to: Henry Ella (nee Hurst) Haynes. Surviving: Yes. Names and address of children: Daughter: Carla Diana (James) Cline – De Soto, MO. Stepdaughter: Roxie (Phil) Lane, Powell, TN. Stepson: Troy (Lana) Gibbons, Sr., De Soto, MO. Brother: James Edward "Ed" (Jo Ann) Haynes – St. Clair, MO.Sister: Mary Ann Roth – Festus, MO. Grandchildren: 6.Great Grandchildren: 1. Member of Lodge/Organizations: Lodge #119 AF&AM. Military Info: Veteran of US Army. Funeral Service Date and Time: May 25, 2008 @ 3:00 p.m. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Chapel. Officiating: Rev. Randy Gray. Place of Burial: City Cemetery – De Soto, MO. Visitation: May 24, 2008 – 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Ronald H. Haarmann, Sr., 58 of Richwoods, Missouri. Date of Birth: August 14, 1949 Florrisant, MO. Parents: Father: Christopher Haarmann, deceased. Mother: Mildred Haarmann, Williamsburg, MO. Surviving: Father is deceased, Mother lives in Williamsburg, MO. Date of Death: May 22, 2008 St. John’s Hospital, Washington, MO. Occupation: Laborer for Perkins Construction. Divorced. Names and address of children: One Son: Ronald Haarmann, Jr., Richwoods, MO. Three Daughters: Rennee (Tony) Gerber, House Springs, MO. Wilhelmina (David) Reed, St. Clair, MO. Amea Haarmann, De Soto, MO. Brothers & Sisters: Four Sisters: Linda (Charles) Easley – Fulton. Patsy (Carl) Masek – New Bloomfield. Donna (David) Moore – Fulton. Jenie (Ron) Adams – Fulton. Five Brothers: Kenny (Lana) Haarmann – Mokane. Terry (Jackie) Haarmann – Kingdom City. Richard (Joyce) Haarmann – Bonne Terre. Billy (Karen) Haarmann – Fulton. Charles Haarmann – Williamsburg. (preceded in death by one brother, Chris Haarmann, Jr.) Grandchildren: Kaley Haarmann, Cameron and Adam Gerber. Member of Lodge/Organizations: Knights of Columbus, Laborer’s Union Local 110. Member of Church: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Richwoods, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Monday, May 26, 2008 @ 12 PM. Place of Service: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. Officiating: Father Robert Liss. Place of Burial: St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Richwoods, MO. Visitation: Monday, May 26, 2008 10 AM – 12 PM. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Jeanenne Ellen Brod, 69 of De Soto, MO. Date of Birth: October 21, 1938 St. Louis, MO. Parents: Robert and Mary (nee Hicks) Thompson.Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 24, 2008 Crystal City, MO. Occupation: Worked in Dietary Dept. @ De Soto Residential Care. Date and Place of Marriage: November 24, 1956, Hernando, MS. Married to: Glenn L. Brod. Surviving: Yes. Names and address of children: Daughters: Cindi (George) Dickinson – De Soto. Peggy (Dickie) Day – De Soto. Betty Brod – De Soto. Preceded in death by son, Alan L. Brod. Survived, also, by daughter-in-law, Patricia Lucas, De Soto. Brothers & Sisters: Brothers: Donald Marah – Rosewell, NM. Raymond Marah – Clinton Township, MI. Virgil Marah – St. Clair Shores, MI. Ronald Dugaro – Roseville, MI. Sister: Mary Ann Thompson, Roseville, MI. Half sisters: Shirley Schneider, Huntsville, AL. Marian Bodine – St. Louis. Dianna Marah – New Vienna OH. Preceded in death by half brothers: Everett and Daniel Marah, Jr. Grandchildren: 10 – Troy and Matthew Dickinson, Rob and April Day, Mary, Jonathan, and Amber Brod, Darian, Patra and Kaig Dirschuweit. Member of Church: Trinity Episcopal Church – De Soto, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Wednesday, May 28, @ 2:00 p.m. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Chapel. Officiating: Rev. Beverly VanHorne. Place of Burial: Blackwell Masonic Cemetery. Visitation: Tuesday, May 27, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Patsy R. Lucas Bustraan, 71of Hillsboro, MO. Date of Birth: December 4, 1934     St. Louis, MO.  Parents: Francis Marion and Lillie Etta (nee Carvers) Wideman. Surviving: No.Date of Death: May 11, 2008 St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Date and Place of Marriage: October 6, 1989 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Married to: Gary R. Bustraan. Surviving: No. Names and address of children:  Two daughters: Karen (P-Nut) Rigdon – De Soto, MO.  Mary Christine Lucas – De Soto, MO. Two Sons: Mark (Judy) Lucas – Hillsboro, MO. Michael Lucas – Hillsboro, MO. Three Step-sons: Jason Bustraan – Phoenix, AZ. Donald Bustraan – Phoenix, AZ. Jeremy Bustraan – Phoenix, AZ. (Preceded in death by on daughter, Barb Lucas; and one son, Bill Lucas) Brothers & Sisters: Lorraine Frankenburg – Labidie, MO. Fran Montieth – Pacific, MO. (Preceded in death by siblings Norma Wiley, Mae Davison, an infant sister, Clyde Wideman, James Wideman, and Ottis Wideman.)  Grandchildren: 4. Great Grandchildren: 3. Member of Church: Morse Mill Baptist Church. Funeral Service Date and Time: Thursday, May 15, 2008 @ 11 AM. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Officiating: Jim Johnston. Place of Burial: Wideman Cemetery, Dittmer, MO. Visitation: Wednesday, May 14, 2008. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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LINDA LOU (Christopher) HUNT, 65, of DeSoto, passed away on May 24, 2008.  Mrs. Hunt was a homemaker and a member of American Legion Post 253 Ladies Auxiliary.  She enjoyed camping and traveling, and loved her two dogs, Molly and Lizzie.  Born May 16, 1943, in DeSoto; she was the daughter of the late Vivian J. and Mamie Marie (Pratt) Christopher. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Donald Joseph Hunt; three sons: LeRoy (Diane) Hunt of New Bloomfield, Keith Hunt of DeSoto and Brian Hunt of Dauphin island, Florida: two brothers: Ronald (Michelle) Christopher of Festus and David Lee (Barbara "Bobbi") Christopher of Blackwell; eight grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister, JoAnn Frier. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. May 29 at Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto , officiated b he Rev. Willie Hinch.  Burial was in Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.

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ALEXANDER JAMES BOYER, infant, was born and passed away on May 28, 2008 in St. Anthony's Medical Hospital.  He was the son of Louis and Melissa (Bins) Boyer III of Fenton.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Ethan Joseph Boyer of Fenton; his grandparents, Lloyd "Rocky" and Barbara Boyer of DeSoto and Kenneth and Myra Bins of Festus; a great-grandmother, Ruth Bins of Crystal City, and a great-grandfather, LeRoy Huskey of DeSoto. He was preceded in death by a great-grandmother, Ruth Huskey and great-grandparents Lloyd and Edna Boyer. Funeral services were held June 3 at Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto, officiated by Robert Eatherton.

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MILDRED L. De PRIEST, 84, of DeSoto passed away May 29, 2008 in St. Louis. Mrs. De Priest was a houswife.  Born Jan 12, 1924, in Hayti, she was the daughter of the late Estell and Elsie (Adams) Naile.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. De Priest.  She is survived by three daughters: Pamala (John) Riney of DeSoto, Jackie (Hank) Duncan of Fenton and Karylon (Vernon) Cullun of DeSoto; one brother, Charles (Barbara) Drake of Little Rock, Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by one sister, Billie Jean Brueggen.  Funeral services were held June 2 at First Assembly of God in DeSoto, officiated by Pastor Ron Duncan.  Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in De Soto.

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MARGARET ROSE 'Margie' MILLER, 87, of Farmington, formerly of DeSoto, died May 29, 2008 in Farmington.  Miss Miller was a saleswoman for Boyds.  Born March 25, 1921, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the George Washington and Harriet Augusta (Mull) Miller. She is survived by two great nieces: Patricia Atley of Middlebrook, and Linda (Larry) Neu of St. Louis, and one great nephew, James (Kathleen) Talkington of Pacific. She was preceded in death by three sisters: Cora Lee, Harriet Augusta and Clara: and three brothers: Frank Fitzpatrick, Frederick Sibley and George Washington Miller. Funeral services were private.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.

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ETHEL L. PEARSON, 105, of DeSoto passed away May 31, 2008 in DeSoto.  Mrs. Pearson was formerly a nurse at St. Agnes Nursing Home in St. Louis and was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in DeSoto. Born November 23, 1902, in Hollowspring, Mississippi.  She was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Spaink) Lewis.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rubin Pearson. She is survived by one son, Harold (Angie) Pearson of Sacramento, California, a special friend Marcella Weaver of DeSoto and three grandchildren. Funeral services were set for June 4, at Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto, officiated by the Rev. James Owens.  Burial was in St. Peter's Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto.

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LINDA KAY (Wilson) CHRISTOPHER, 34, of Bonne Terre, passed away on May 31, 2008 in DeSoto.  Mrs. Christopher was the manager of the Lily Pad (Children's Resale Shop) in Hillsboro and a homemaker. Born December 10, 1973, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Frank S. Wilson of DeSoto and Rose Marie Alexander of Festus. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 6 years, Michael Christopher, a daughter Ireland Grace Christopher both of Bonne Terre; a brother, Scott S. (Misty) Wilson of Kansas City; four grandparents: Wanda Wilson, Charlie Watkins, Eugene and iris Brock all of DeSoto; a nephew, Nate Christopher, a niece, Maddie Christopher, a brother-in-law Ron "Blue" (Annie) Christopher al l of DeSoto, a father-in-law, Ron (Michelle) Christopher of Festus and a mother-in-law, Debbie White of DeSoto.  Also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Jack C. Wilson and a niece Avary Wilson. A memorial mass was held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in DeSoto on June 9, 2008 at 10:00a.m. with Father Ron Hopmeir and Deacon Ed Boyer officiating.  Memorials can be made to the Ireland Christopher Fund at Eagle Bank & amp; Trust in DeSoto.  Arrangements were under the direction of Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel.

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James L. Dicus, 77 of De Soto, Missouri. Date of Birth: March 25, 1931 St. Louis, Missouri. Parents: Lilburn Dicus and Mabel (nee Gregory) Dicus-Leminson. Surviving: No. Date of Death: May 29, 2008 Baisch Nursing Center, De Soto, MO. Occupation: Metal Worker for Southwest Truck Body; he also worked for United Technologies. Married to: the late Elaine (Driskill) Dicus. Surviving: No. Name and address of Children: Three Daughters: Kathy Brewster, Farmington, MO. Debbie Melton, Houston, TX. Theresa Parciak, Hillsboro, MO. Two Sons: James Dicus, Hillsboro, MO. Fred Dicus, St. Louis, MO. (preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Cerda; one son, Michael Dicus) Brothers & Sisters: One Brother: Gene Dicus, Lompoe, CA (preceded in death by one sister, Faye Crocker). Grandchildren: 13. Great Grandchildren: 20.Military Info: U.S. Army. Graveside Service Date and Time: Monday, June 2, 2008 @ 10 AM. Place of Service: St. Matthew Cemetery, St. Louis, MO. Place of Burial: St. Matthew Cemetery, St. Louis, MO . Visitation: Sunday, June 1, 2008 5- 8 PM at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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Jordan Alexander Bequett McCarthy, Infant of Fletcher, MO. Date of Birth: May 27, 2008. Parents: John Wayne McCarthy and Toni Michelle Bequett. Surviving: Yes, Fletcher, MO. Date of Death: May 27, 2008. Brothers & Sisters: Two Sisters: Mary & Isabella Bequett, Fletcher, MO. (preceded in death by infant brother, David Lee Price) Grandparents: Maternal: Glen Bequett, Fletcher, MO. Debbie (Robert) Beckman. Maternal Great Grandmother: Theresa Bequett, Cadet, MO. Paternal: John (the late Victoria) Alsop, Fletcher, MO. Funeral Service Date and Time: Monday, June 2, 2008 @ 10:00 AM. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Officiating: Richard White. Place of Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Monday, June 2, 2008 9:30 AM – 10 AM. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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James Paul Johnston, 34 of De Soto, MO. Date of Birth: October 29, 1973 El Paso, Texas. Parents: Mother & Step-Father: Rick and Angela Marie (nee Long) Rosener *(Raised by Rick & Angela) Father: Eugene (Diana) Johnston, Kansas City, Kansas. Surviving: Yes, living in De Soto, MO. Date of Death: May 31, 2008 De Soto, MO. Occupation: Commercial construction laborer. Names and address of children: Daughter: Chelsea Singleton – Potosi, MO. Sister: Jan Reando – Blackwell, MO. Grandchildren: 0. Grandparents: Emma Rosener, Crystal City, MO. Patsy Johnston, Festus, MO .(preceded in death by grandparents; James & Zelma Long; Robert Rosener and Eugene Johnston) Two Nieces: Morgan Ponder and Hanna Reando. Funeral Service Date and Time: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 @ 10:00 a.m. Place of Service: Dietrich-Mothershead Chapel. Officiating: Father Ron Hopmeir. Place of Burial: Calvary Cemetery, De Soto, MO. Visitation: Tuesday, June 3, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main, DeSoto, Mo 63020.

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