Obituary

Michael Prather McMillan

Written on September 10, 2019

Michael Prather McMillan, 70, of Fairview, Kansas, died September 4, 2019, at Fairview. Mike was the son of J.D. and Florence (Prather) McMillan, born April 3, 1949, at Maryville, Missouri. Mike was raised in Tarkio, Missouri. He served his country with the Army from 1970 – 1972, assigned to the Special Operations drug unit in  Continue Reading »

Steven George Dallis

Written on September 10, 2019

Steven George Dallis, 90, of Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri. Steven was the son of Charles and Stella (Meatkewicz) Dallis and was born on November 24, 1928, in New York City, New York.  Memorials may be directed to the Tarkio Nutrition Center.  A private family inurnment will  Continue Reading »

Shirley (Sliger) Keller

Written on September 10, 2019

Shirley Ann Keller, the daughter of Guy O. and Fae M. (Melvin) Sliger, was born on March 29, 1935, in Rock Port, Missouri. She graduated from Rock Port High School in 1953, where she was Homecoming Queen and played basketball. Shirley enjoyed many activities; singing in church choir, teaching Sunday school, playing the piano for  Continue Reading »

Cecil Allen Young

Written on September 3, 2019

Cecil Allen Young was born on January 18, 1935, near Forest City, Missouri. He was one of eight children of Emil and Naomi Blanche (Goin) Young. Cecil graduated from Craig High School in 1952 and attended college in Maryville, Missouri. He married Barbara Libel on September 1, 1978. They made their home near Fairfax, Missouri,  Continue Reading »

Tom Gibson

Written on September 3, 2019

Tom Gibson was born February 19, 1942, in Chatom, Alabama, to Henry Allen and Hattie Lou (Carpenter) Gibson. He attended school in Chatom and finished schooling in the U.S. Army, in which he served for five years (1960-1965). Tom married Kay Holmes on September 12, 1962. He worked at Missouri Beef Packers and as a  Continue Reading »

Harold Le Roy Hurst

Written on September 3, 2019

Harold Le Roy Hurst, the son of Ernest Elvin and Laura Mae (Watkins) Hurst, was born January 17, 1939, in Hamburg, Iowa. He attended Farragut, Iowa, Riverton, Iowa, Humbolt, Nebraska, and Fairview, Kansas, schools. In 1952, Harold moved back to Hamburg, graduating from Hamburg High School in 1957. In 1955, Harold joined the Iowa National  Continue Reading »

Late Notice: Harold Le Roy Hurst

Written on August 27, 2019

Harold Le Roy Hurst, 80, of Tarkio, Missouri passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care. Memorial graveside service and inurnment will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, Home Cemetery, Tarkio. There is no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Tarkio Nutrition Center. Online condolences may be left  Continue Reading »

Rick A. Meyerkorth

Written on August 27, 2019

Rick Allen Meyerkorth, the son of Richard Arnold and Mary Louise (Cooper) Meyerkorth, was born July 18, 1952, in Fairfax, Missouri. Rick graduated from Rock Port High School in 1970. In 1974, he received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics with academic and Naval ROTC honors from University of Missouri-Columbia. Rick was then commissioned  Continue Reading »

Dale E. Faulkner

Written on August 27, 2019

Dale E. Faulkner, the son of Charles and Bertha (Smith) Faulkner, was born February 13, 1937, in Fairfax, Missouri. Dale graduated from Fairfax High School in 1955. On June 1, 1957, Dale was united in marriage to Lila Mae Walker at the United Methodist Church, Tarkio, Missouri. They made their home in Tarkio and became  Continue Reading »

Thomas Albert Beutler

Written on August 20, 2019

Thomas Albert “Tom” Beutler was born in Verdon, Nebraska, on December 28, 1945. He was the third of four children of Claude Benjamin and Flora Genevieve (German) Beutler. Tom graduated from Shubert, Nebraska, High School. Tom passed away in Omaha, Nebraska, on August 13, 2019, after a brief illness. On September 27, 1997, Tom married  Continue Reading »

Roger Lee Bess

Written on August 20, 2019

Roger Lee Bess passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at his home in Westboro, Missouri, at the age of 73. There will be no memorial services or visitation. Private family inurnment will be at a later date at Blanchard Cemetery, Blanchard, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Roger Bess Memorial Fund. Online condolences may  Continue Reading »

John H. Wilcox, Jr.

Written on August 13, 2019

John H. Wilcox, Jr., the son of John H., Sr. and Harriet Antoinette (Lundgren) Wilcox, was born September 3, 1938, in Tarkio, Missouri. John graduated from Tarkio High School in 1956 and Tarkio College in 1960 with a B.A. in Education. He later completed his Master’s in Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia. On May  Continue Reading »