Richard Carl Elder 1946-2021

Written on January 4, 2022

Richard Carl Elder, 75, died December 26, 2021, at home in Brunswick, Georgia. Richard was the only child of Carl Frederick and Doris Anne Elder of Mound City, Missouri. A graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia, in education, Richard taught music and had a dance band. Rich loved music, sang wonderful bass, and enjoyed  Continue Reading »

Carolyn J. Rosenbohm 1943-2021

Written on December 28, 2021

Carolyn J. Rosenbohm, the daughter of Stuart G. and Virginia Ruth Jane (Watkins) Schlup, was born November 8, 1943, in Winston, Missouri. Carolyn attended Winston area schools. On August 20, 1960, Carolyn was united in marriage to Allen H. Rosenbohm in Winston, and they became parents of four children, Cathleen, Tamara, Allen, and Theresa. They  Continue Reading »

James E. Frede 1927-2021

Written on December 28, 2021

James “Jim” Edward Frede, the son of Harry “H.V.” Virgil and Heibe Sophia (Warneke) Frede, was born July 27, 1927, at the family farm in rural Rock Port, Missouri. Jim attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, graduating in 1945. He then was drafted into the United States Army, where he served his country in  Continue Reading »

Betty Chamberlain 1928-2021

Written on December 21, 2021

Betty Ramona (Smith) Chamberlain, matriarch of a large and growing brood, passed away with her children by her side on December 16, 2021, at the home of her daughter. Betty was born in Atchison County, Missouri, on May 11, 1928, the eldest of five daughters of Walter and Goldie (Beam) Smith. Betty graduated from Rock  Continue Reading »

Timothy Allen Gibler 1962-2021

Written on December 21, 2021

Timothy Allen Gibler was born February 21, 1962, in Shenandoah, Iowa. He was one of four sons of Thomas D. “Danny” and Gloria K. (Freshour) Gibler. Tim graduated from New Market High School and later attended Ellsworth Community College and then Tarkio College, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. Tim was a talented musician and  Continue Reading »

Thomas A. “Tom” Knierim 1954-2021

Written on December 14, 2021

Thomas Alan Knierim, the son of John and Dorothy (Batton) Knierim, was born on November 21, 1954, in Rapid City, South Dakota. Tom attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1972. He then attended Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology in  Continue Reading »

Edith L. Bailey 1930-2021

Written on December 14, 2021

Edith Louise Bailey, 91, Rock Port, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port. All memorial services are pending. Arrangements are under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port. Online condolences may be left at

Bernard Lee Hope 1944-2021

Written on December 14, 2021

Bernard “Lee” Hope was born December 26, 1944, in Niskayuna, New York, to Ella Elizabeth (Duane) and Albert Hope. Lee served in the United States Army. He loved country music, traveling, and golfing in his younger days. Lee passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at his home in Tarkio, Missouri, at the age of 76.  Continue Reading »

Alfred “Al” Eltzholtz 1942-2021

Written on December 14, 2021

Alfred “Al” Paul Eltzholtz, the son of Alfred and Rita (Fisklin) Eltzholtz, was born November 2, 1942, in Montclair, New Jersey. Al attended Montclair schools, receiving his GED in 1960. Al entered the United States Marine Corps, serving his country for a short time, from May 31, 1960, to July 22, 1960, before being honorably  Continue Reading »

Loreta Marie Tiemann 1927-2021

Written on December 14, 2021

Loreta Tiemann, age 94, passed away on December 7, 2021, in Omaha, Nebraska. Loreta was born in rural Kansas in 1927, the middle of three daughters of George and Edna Stricklin. George and Edna were teachers, and the family had a bit of a nomadic existence, moving around Missouri and Kansas to various teaching positions.  Continue Reading »

Trip Rollins 1982-2021

Written on December 7, 2021

Richard Eugene “Trip” Rollins, III, the son of Richard Eugene “Rick,” Jr., and Shirley (Sickler) Rollins, was born May 24, 1982, in Denver, Colorado. Trip attended Frederick High School, Frederick, Colorado, and later received his GED in Maryville, Missouri. On August 6, 2004, Trip was united in marriage to Amber Koldeway in Firestone, Colorado. They  Continue Reading »

Connie L. Bissell 1967-2021

Written on December 7, 2021

Connie L. “Cindy” Bissell, the daughter of Larry Wayne and Wilma Jean (Stanford) Bradley, was born August 19, 1967, in Fairfax, Missouri. Cindy attended Craig High School, Craig, Missouri, graduating in 1985. On May 23, 1985, Cindy was united in marriage to Rodney Bissell at the Baptist Church in Corning, Missouri. They became the parents  Continue Reading »