Obituary

David “Dave” Mutum 1951-2020

Written on June 2, 2020

David “The King” Mutum passed away amongst family in his home on May 28, 2020, in Fairfax, Missouri, at the age of 69. Dave is survived by his wife, Teresa; children, Mike (Lea) Mutum, Brian Marr, Krystal (Skip) Vaughn, Jenifer (Mike) Roberts, Chad Rose, Eddie Rose, and Maggie Ramirez; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He  Continue Reading »

Dianna Rose Hall 1957-2020

Written on June 2, 2020

Dianna Rose Hall, age 62 of rural Rock Port, Missouri, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020, at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Dianna was born on June 12, 1957, at the Hamburg Hospital in Hamburg, Iowa, the daughter of James Francis Zuck, Sr. and Mary Kathryn (Henderson). She grew up and attended school  Continue Reading »

William Otto Staashelm 1935-2020

Written on June 2, 2020

William Otto Staashelm, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the age of 84. Otto was born on June 11, 1935, in Maryville, Missouri, to William Henry Staashelm and Bertha Caroline (Spiegel) Staashelm. He attended Rock Port High School where he graduated. On August 11, 1957, Otto enlisted into the  Continue Reading »

Jennifer M. (Parsons) Junior 1977-2020

Written on May 26, 2020

Jennifer M. (Parsons) Junior, the daughter of Everett Eugene Parsons and Ruby Darlene (Volner) Parsons, was born on November 10, 1977, in Lebanon, Missouri. She attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1995. In 2004, Jennifer was united in marriage to Jeremiah Junior. Together they raised three children, Heather, Melissa, and Andrew.  Continue Reading »

Calla M. Gutierrez 1956-2020

Written on May 26, 2020

Calla Marie (Struthers) Gutierrez, the daughter of Gise W. (Bill) and Dorothy Ann (Nielsen) Struthers, was born on April 30, 1956, in Atlantic, Iowa. She attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1974. On October 16, 1979, Calla was united in marriage to Andres P. Gutierrez in Savannah, Missouri. They became the  Continue Reading »

June Cooper 1934-2020

Written on May 26, 2020

June Cooper, age 85, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Parkview Heights, Garnett. Fairy June Cooper was born December 7, 1934, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. June was the third of three children born to Charles Ferdinand Greenwood and Thelma Denise (Dixon) Greenwood. Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas, June graduated with  Continue Reading »

Leland “Butch” Blankenship, Jr.

Written on May 19, 2020

Leland “Butch” Blankenship Jr., 74, of Onawa, Iowa, formerly of Rock Port, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Center Heights, Onawa, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020, at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa with Pastor Catie Newman officiating. (Social distancing measures must be followed). Military  Continue Reading »

Deanie Jo Ray 1934-2020

Written on May 19, 2020

Deanie Jo Ray was born August 1, 1934, on a farm north of Fairfax, Missouri. She was the daughter of W.L. and Neva Hindman. Deanie attended Oak Grove School grades one through eight and then she attended Fairfax High School where she graduated in 1952. She then attended Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, Missouri,  Continue Reading »

Kenneth Elvin Young 1945-2020

Written on May 19, 2020

Kenneth Elvin Young, the son of Edward and Mary (Christian) Young, was born on September 30, 1945, in St. Joseph, Missouri. He attended Mound City High School, Mound City, Missouri, graduating in 1963. Kenneth worked on the farm with his dad until entering the United States Air Force on March 17, 1966. He served his  Continue Reading »

Karen Arcoseba Lester 1990-2020

Written on May 12, 2020

Karen Arcoseba Lester, the daughter of John and Julie (Arcoseba) Lester, was born on September 10, 1990, in Los Gatos, California. Karen attended Ridgefield, Washington, schools and graduated from Tarkio High School in 2009. She attended college at Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, and Park University, Parkville, Missouri. Because of Karen’s many illnesses,  Continue Reading »

Neil Bradley Minor 1983-2020

Written on May 12, 2020

Neil Bradley “Tiny” Minor, 37, of Tarkio, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, near Maryville, Missouri. Neil was born February 12, 1983, in Austin, Texas. After graduating from high school he worked as a cook in various restaurants, including the Black Iron Grill and Rock Port Diner. He was preceded in death by  Continue Reading »

Sue Ann Davis 1954-2020

Written on May 5, 2020

A memorial service was held Monday, May 4, 2020, at Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio, Missouri, for Sue Ann Davis. This service was conducted by Pastor Julie Sanders. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Sue, the daughter of Donald Reid and Lou Ella (Miller) Davis, was born November 15, 1954,  Continue Reading »