Obituary

Thomas G. Simmons, Jr.

Written on May 21, 2019

Thomas G. Simmons, Jr. was born in Maryville, Missouri, on October 1, 1928, and died at the age of 90 years on December 21, 2018, in Rochester, Minnesota.  Tom grew up and spent his early adult years in Fairfax, Missouri, where he graduated from Fairfax High School and attended Tarkio College. On February 12, 1950,  Continue Reading »

Evelyn M. Roop

Written on May 21, 2019

Evelyn M. Roop, age 91 of Hamburg, Iowa, passed away May 9, 2019, at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port, Missouri. She was born September 18, 1927, at Peru, Nebraska, the daughter of Lester Raymond and Carolina Anna (Erdman) Horton. She was united in marriage to James Richard Roop on January 21, 1946, at  Continue Reading »

Jerry William Perry

Written on May 21, 2019

A Celebration of Life service for Jerry Perry will be held May 25, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Rock Port Senior Center.

John Floyd Riordan

Written on May 21, 2019

John Floyd Riordan, the son of Dr. John Joseph and Alice (Floyd) Riordan, was born October 23, 1924, in Fillmore, Missouri. He attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Missouri, graduating in 1942. On March 5, 1943, John entered the United States Army, serving his country during World War II in the Pacific Theater with the 1395th  Continue Reading »

William Ray “Bill” Clark

Written on May 21, 2019

William Ray (Bill) Clark was born ‘at home’ at 0730, May 4, 1933, to Lona Ray and Louella Mabel (Sloan) Clark, second oldest in a family of six, on Ranch 5 which his dad and uncle worked and managed. Ranch 5 was located southeast of Tarkio, Missouri, in Atchison County, and owned by the Northwestern  Continue Reading »

John C. Fisher

Written on May 14, 2019

John C. Fisher, 73, Fairfax, Missouri, formerly of Colorado, passed away January 27, 2019, at his home in Fairfax. The body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2019, at Golden Gate Canyon State Park, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403. Lunch will be provided. A  Continue Reading »

Connie S. Horning

Written on May 14, 2019

Connie S. Horning, the daughter of Amos Maurice and Daisey (Cottrell) Foster, was born April 15, 1947, in Shenandoah, Iowa. She attended Shenandoah schools. In November of 1971, Connie was united in marriage to Richard Horning. They became the parents of two daughters, Amy and Stephanie. Richard passed away in 2015. For many years, Connie  Continue Reading »

James Irvin Dewey Cook

Written on May 7, 2019

James Irvin Dewey Cook was born September 28, 1938, at home near Rock Port, Missouri. His parents were Cleo Cook and Carrie (Thornton) (Cook) Grebe. Jim passed away at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Rock Port on May 3, 2019, at the age of 80. His early years were spent in the hills surrounding Watson  Continue Reading »

Lorraine Emily Riley

Written on May 7, 2019

Lorraine Emily Riley was born on November 8, 1937, to Andrew Garfield and Marjorie Marie Carothers at the family home in Manilla, Iowa, and baptized at the Presbyterian Church in Manilla as an infant. She attended school in Manilla  and graduated there. While in school, she was very active in sports and played the trumpet  Continue Reading »

Alice M. Hoshor

Written on April 30, 2019

Alice M. Hoshor, age 96, of Nebraska City, Nebraska, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Ambassador in Nebraska City. Alice Marie (Harders) Hoshor was born on May 11, 1922, in Glendale, Arizona, the daughter of Claus Waltimar and Clara Johanna (Fischer) Harders. She attended Grace Evangelical Lutheran School and  Continue Reading »

Claire Carter Jones

Written on April 30, 2019

Leola Claire Brittain, the daughter of Earl and Mildred K. (Felker) Brittain, was born December 11, 1921, in Burlington Junction, Missouri. She graduated from Guilford High School. On January 17, 1942, Claire was united in marriage to Ivan Dean Carter in King City, Missouri. They became the parents of two daughters, Cathy Claire and Mary  Continue Reading »

Wilberta E. Smith

Written on April 30, 2019

Wilberta E. Smith, 99, Tempe, Arizona, passed away on April 17, 2019, a few days away from her 100th birthday. She began life in Mound City, Missouri, at her grandparents’ (Brown) home on May 14, 1919. Soon after she moved to the farm near Fairfax, Missouri with parents Wilber and Minnie Means. In 1921 her  Continue Reading »