Area Obituaries

Kermon Woodward Neef Sr. 1945-2019

Kermon Woodward Neef Sr. 1945-2019 Kermon Woodward Neef Sr., 73, of Franklin, Missouri passed away at his home Saturday, April 13, 2019 surrounded by his family. Kermon Woodward Neef was born on July 2, 1945, the son of Carl Neef and Ida Mae Rose. He joined the military and became a Buck Sergeant in the…

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Irene Biesemeyer 1928-2019

Irene Biesemeyer 1928-2019 Irene Amelia Ora Rohlfing Biesemeyer of New Franklin passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Ashley Manor in Boonville, Missouri. She was 90. Born in Hermann, MO, on December 18, 1928, to Elda Uthlaut Rohlfing and Gus Rohlfing, she moved to Howard County MO with her parents when she was one…

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Mary “Nell” Luker 1941-2019

Mary “Nell” Luker 1941-2019 Mary “Nell” Luker, 77, of Boonville, Missouri, died April 11, 2019 at Ashley Manor in Boonville. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on May 4, 2019 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in New Franklin, Missouri. Born August 6, 1941 in Booneville, Mississippi, she was the…

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Thomas Wayne Lee 1938-2019

Thomas Wayne Lee 1938-2019 Thomas Wayne Lee, 81, of Boonville, passed away at his home on March 28, 2019. He was born March 27, 1938 in New Franklin, a son of Walter “Banty” Lee, Jr. and Mary Eatherton Lee.  Thomas married Charleen McKinney on November 23, 1963 in New Franklin.  She survives at their home.…

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Dorothy Dean Childers 1928-2019

Dorothy Dean Childers 1928-2019 Dorothy D. Childers, 90, of Independence passed away March 28, 2019 at her home where she had been lovingly cared for by her family.   Visitation will be from 9-10 am Friday, April 5, 2019 at Speaks Suburban Chapel.  Services will follow at 10 am at the chapel. Dorothy will be laid…

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James Fick 1937-2019

James Fick, 81, passed away March 17, 2019, at Ashbury Heights care facility in Fayette, MO. James Paulson Fick was born June 10, 1937, in Newton, KS, the son of James and Grace (Paulson) Fick. He graduated from Armstrong High School and attended Wichita State University in Kansas. Jim worked as a lineman for Howard…

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Eula B. (Brandl) Holst 1929-2019

Eula Brandl Holst, age 89, passed away March 16, 2019 at Tipton Oak Manor nursing home.   She was born August 4, 1929 in Reynolds County, Mo to Earnest and Nora (Barton) Shipp. She married Oliver Brandl October 10, 1946 and he preceded her in death on December 31, 1989. She married David Holst November…

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William Dale Peterson, Sr. 1947-2019

William Dale Peterson, Sr., 71, of New Franklin, passed away March 17, 2019 at Pinnacle Hospital in Boonville. Mr. Peterson was born in Campbell, Missouri on August 17, 1947 a son of Edward and Florence Mae Whorton Peterson. He married Sharon Mills on March 22, 1969 in St. Charles.  Sharon survives at their home. William…

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Dale Monnig 1955-2019

Glasgow resident, Dale Monnig, 63, passed away suddenly at his home in Glasgow, Missouri, February 28, 2019. Dale Henry Monnig was born in Boonville, Missouri, on October 2, 1955.  He was the eldest child of Wilfred and Shirley (Ginter) Monnig.  Dale was named after his two grandfathers, Henry Ginter and Henry Monnig.  Dale started working…

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