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Edith Irene Hedrick
Edith Irene Hedrick nee Kriegbaum was born Tuesday, April 14, 1936, at Richwoods, Mo., daughter of the late Frank Kriegbaum and Myrtle Kriegbaum (nee Fredenburg).
She entered eternal rest Monday, May 19, 2003, at Salem, Mo., at the age of 67 years, 1 month and 5 days.
In 1960, Edith was united in marriage to Orville Hedrick and they enjoyed over 42 years together.
In addition to her parents, two sons, Clifford Hedrick and Orvin Hedrick, preceded Edith in death.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her husband, Orville Hedrick of Boss, Mo.; four sons, Frank Hedrick and wife Sarafina of Viburnum, Mo., Wayne and Ronnie Hedrick, both of Hancock, Wisconsin, and Robert Hedrick of Bonne Terre, Mo.; four daughters, Eva Dixon of Payson, Arizona, Sue Durrant and husband Mark of Hancock, Wisconsin, Barbara Sturdevant and husband Matt, also of Hancock, and Linda Hayes and husband Herbert of Lincoln, Pennsylvania; two brothers, Wesley and Gib Kriegbaum, both of Potosi, Mo.; sister-in-law Bonnie Bohann of Piedmont, Mo., 15 grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Edith Irene Hedrick lay in state 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2003, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home of Steelville, Mo.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2003, in Britton Chapel with Rev. Paul Davis officiating.
Committal prayers and interment were in Boss Cemetery, Boss, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were John Kane, Jr., Cecil Orr, Darrell Pryor, Randy Pryor, Noel Reeves and Heath Townley.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Paul E. Sharp
Paul E. Sharp of Perryville, Mo. passed away May 28, 2003 in Osage County, Mo. at the age of 75 years, 7 months and 10 days. He was born October 19, 1927 in Alton, Illinois to David Franklin and Viola Minnie (Conlin) Sharp.
On February 9, 1968 he was united in marriage to Viola Yamnitz. One daughter and two sons were born to this union.
He was a Lithographer for American Can Co., member of Graphic Communication International Union 235 in Kansas City, Mo., Army Veteran of Korean War as well as an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Geneva Crabtree, Berneice Martin and one brother, Walter Sharp.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his loving wife, Viola Sharp of Perryville, Mo., one daughter, DeAnna (James) Kluender, Perryville, Mo., two sons, Paul E. Sharp II, Scott City, Mo., and David Sharp, Houston, Texas, two brothers, Eugene Long, Honolulu, Hawaii and LeRoy Sharp, Bridgeton, North Carolina; two sisters, Betty Schlife, Fullerton, California and Violet Mulder, Cuba, Mo., grandchildren, Jaret, Mollie and Jack Kluender, many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the Young & Sons Chapel, Perryville, on Saturday, May 31 at 4 p.m., Rev. Donald Blaylock officiating. An American Legion Wake Service was held Saturday at 3 p.m. 

Lester "Buster" B. Storz
Lester "Buster" B. Storz of Bourbon, Missouri was born on April 18, 1930 at Greenbriar, Missouri to the union of Ernest Storz and Ople Stevens Storz and passed away suddenly at his home in Bourbon, Missouri on May 23, 2003 at the age of 73 years 1 month and 5 days.
In 1951 Buster was united in marriage to Pauline Dowell in St. Louis, Missouri. Three sons, Lester, Gregory and Archie, and five daughters, Debbie, Paulet, Marie, Carla and Mae were born to this union. They were happily married until Pauline preceded Buster in death.
Buster was also preceded in death by his parents, two sons Gregory and Archie Storz, one brother Jerry Storz and one sister Violet Bradow.
He was inducted into the Army of the United States of America on January 9, 1952 and was honorably discharged on January 12, 1954 with the rank of Corporal.
Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his son Lester Storz of Bourbon, Missouri; five daughters, Debbie Negretti of Leasburg, Missouri, Paulet Payne of St. Clair, Missouri, Marie Weininger and husband David of Bourbon, Missouri, Carla Price and husband James of Sullivan, Missouri, Mae Cody and husband Ryan of Sullivan, Missouri.
Fifteen grandchildren, David Payne, Nathan Storz, Simon Payne, Jimmy Storz, Sarah Payne, Jacob Lewis, Cherry and Gabriel Negretti, Emily Schroeder, Faith and Jonah Price, Dylan and Madalyn Cody, Ryan Storz, Tommy Lewis; 9 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Buster was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed.
Lester "Buster" B. Storz was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri where funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 11 a.m. with Michael Clonts officiating. Interment was in the Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, Missouri. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri. 

Margaret Mary Suttmueller
Margaret Mary Suttmueller of Bourbon, Mo. was born on January 6, 1914 to the union of Bernard Joseph Suttmueller and Charlotte (Etling) Suttmueller and passed away on May 20, 2003 at Sullivan, Mo. at the age of 89 years, 4 months and 14 days.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Frank Suttmueller and one sister, Bernadine Whitworth.
She retired from Anheuser Busch Manufacturing and made her home in Bourbon, Mo. Marge was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church of Bourbon, Mo.
Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her nieces; nephews; great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. Marge was a loving sister, aunt, good friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed.
Margaret Mary Suttmueller was in state at the Eaton Funeral Home, Bourbon, Mo. Funeral Mass was held at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Bourbon, Mo. on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 10 a.m. with Father James Finer officiating. Interment was at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
All arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo.

Dorothy Sue Whitman
Dorothy Sue Whitman nee Cook was born Monday, January 1, 1945 at Marquand, Missouri, a daughter of the late Lester James Cook and Ruby Cook nee Denbow.
She entered eternal rest Saturday, May 24, 2003, at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla, Missouri, at the age of 58 years, 4 months and 23 days.
On April 9, 1961, at Ferguson, Missouri, Dorothy was united in marriage to James Daniel Whitman. Two sons and four daughters were born to this union. They have enjoyed 42 years together.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister Anna May Powell.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her husband, James D. Whitman, Sr. of Steelville, Missouri; two sons and four daughters, James D. Whitman, Jr. of Steelville, Missouri, Teresa and husband James Switzer, Lisa and husband Brad Taylor all of Cuba, Missouri, Tim Whitman and wife Debbie of Indianapolis, Indiana, Melissa and husband Scott Blunt of Cuba, Missouri, Michelle Arvizu of Nogales, Arizona.
Mother-in-law Dessie Bowenschulte of Cuba, Missouri, three brothers Franklin D. Cook and wife Delores of Tempe, Arizona, Junior Cook and wife Martha of Fredricktown, Missouri, Dale Eugene Cook and wife Lillie May of Bush, Illinios; four sisters Elizabeth and husband Denver Rauls, Shirley and husband Gene Rauls, Kay and husband Delano Goad all of Fredricktown, Missouri, Patricia and husband Clarence Peters of DeSoto, Missouri.
Brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Ellis Whitman and wife Ellie of Mareno Valley, California and Barbara Roach of Bourbon, Missouri; 23 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Dorothy Sue Whitman lay in state 4-8 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the Britton Bros. Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2003 at the Praise Temple, Fredricktown, Missouri with Gene Rauls officiating. Musical selections were provided by Leanna Huffman and Jamie Shoemaker.
Committal prayers and interment were in Praise Temple Cemetery, Fredricktown, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were Scott Blunt, Kenny Setzer, Brennon Shoemaker, James Switzer, Shane Switzer, Brad Taylor and Josh Whitman.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri. 

Herman Abney
Herman Abney was born Sunday, November 3, 1918, at Good Water, Mo., a son of the late Leslie Porter Abney and Letha Mae Abney (nee Parks).
He entered eternal rest Tuesday, July 2, 2003 at the Delmar Gardens South, St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 29 days.
On March 19, 1941, Herman was united in marriage to Hilda Mae Crocker. One daughter, Wanda, and two sons, Charles and Gary, were born to this union. They have enjoyed over 62 years together.
On April 29, 1944 Herman was inducted into the U.S. Army, serving with the 110th Infantry. He saw combat duty in the Ardennes, Central Europe and Rhineland battle and campaigns. He was awarded three Bronze Stars and a Good Conduct Medal for these campaigns. He was wounded in France February 1, 1945 and was awarded a Purple Heart for these injuries. He was honorably discharged December 28, 1945.
After his military service Herman was employed by Prairie Farm Dairies, where he worked for 37 years.
In addition to his parents Herman was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Wayne Ballance; six sisters, Norma Jean Skaggs, Verda and husband Thurman Hawthorne, Lemon Abney, Bertha and husband Leonard Thornton, Shirley and husband Robert Herr, Velma and husband Paul Byrd; first brother expired as an infant; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Junies Engelhardt, Roy Frasier, George Fisher, Alpha and Oren Henderson, Lola and Al Upton, Goldie Marie Crocker, Harold and Eleanor Crocker, Eugene Crocker, Sam Crocker, Jerry and Daphine Crocker and Robert Crocker.
Among those who remain to mourn his passing are his devoted wife Hilda Mae Abney of St. Louis, Mo.; one daughter Wanda Ballance of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons, Charles Abney and wife Judith of Festus, Mo. and Gary Abney of Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers, Arnold Abney and wife Betty of Steelville, Mo., Arthur Abney and wife Shirley of St. Charles, Mo.; two sisters, Martha Abney of Salem, Mo. and Verniece Engelhardt of Steelville, Mo. 
Eight grandchildren, three step grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, six step great grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Radis Skaggs of Viburnum, Mo., Inis Frasier of Belleview, Mo., Dolcie Fisher of Jacksonville, Florida, Jeannie Crocker of Festus, Mo., and Jessie Crocker of Potosi, Mo.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Herman Abney lay in state 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2003, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2003, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Chandler officiating. Terry Hogan provided musical selections.
Committal prayers and interment were in Sam Crocker Cemetery, Goodland, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Charles Abney, Mark Barton, David Crocker, Kraig Langeneckert, Donald Thornton, and Kenneth Thornton. 
Full military honors were provided for graveside services. Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Lawrence Frank Conaway
Lawrence Frank Conaway was born Sunday, December 8, 1918, at Cherryville, Mo., a son of the late Irvin Jesse Conaway and Lena Hazel (nee Martin) Conaway.
He departed this life at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, Sunday, June 29, 2003, at the age of 84 years, 6 months, and 21 days. 
Lawrence was united in marriage to Mildred (nee Bolling) on September 5, 1942 by a Justice of the Peace in St. Louis, Missouri. They have made Cherryville, Missouri their home since 1955. They enjoyed over 60 years together.
Lawrence was a piston ring manufacturing machine operator for a number of years. He was baptized August 28, 1983, at Lookout Assembly of God Church, Viburnum, Missouri. At Cherryville Church of God, he served as Sunday School Superintendent for eight years. He was an honest and hardworking man whose favorite times were spent with his wife and family.
In addition to his parents, two brothers, Noel Conaway and Luther Conaway, and four brothers-in-law, Johnny Bolling, Bill Bolling, Bob Bolling, and Clyde Green, preceded her in death.
Among those who remain to mourn his passing are his devoted wife Mildred Conaway of the home; two sons, Richard Conaway and wife Beverly of Steelville, Mo.; and Rick Conaway and wife Phyllis of Cherryville, Mo.; two brothers, Irvin Conaway, Jr., and wife Mary of Cherryville, Mo. and Paul Conaway and wife Mildred of Cuba, Mo.; two sisters, Geneva Green of Cherryville, Mo. and Loraine Brown and husband Leo of Belle, Mo.; three grandsons, Rod Conaway and wife Fern of Steelville, Mo., Gary Ulsh, Jr. of Bourbon, Mo. and Josh Joly of Steelville, Mo.; two great grandchildren, Brittany Conaway and Daulton Conaway of Steelville, Mo.
Also remaining are brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Velma Conaway of Cherryville, Mo., Emilie Conaway of Dupo, Illinois, Joe and Wilma Baker of Davisville, Mo., Gene and Bonnie Bolling of Bolivar, Mo., Pat and Janet Bolling of Sullivan, Mo., and Charlene and Sonny Clayton of Summersfield, Illinois; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Lawrence Frank Conaway lay in state Tuesday, July 1, 2003, 2-8 p.m. at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 2, 2 p.m. at Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo. Rev. H. E. Thrasher officiating and Rev. Richard Martin assisting. Bob and Carol Coleman provided musical selections accompanied by pianist Shirley Brown.
Committal prayers and interment were in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherryville, Mo. Serving as pallbearers were Tim Brown, Jason Conaway, Kenny Conaway, Rodney Conaway, Josh Joly, Lindell Green, John Hanneken, and Gary Ulsh, Jr.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Mo.

Shirley Joste Earls
Shirley Joste Earls passed away June 30, 2003 at St. Bernard Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Shirley lived 10 days after being diagnosed with cancer of the lungs.
Shirley was born in 1931 in Cuba, Mo. to Blaine and Olla Joste and grew up in Cuba. Several years ago she moved to Marmaduke, Arkansas to be near her son, Tony Earls.
Shirley is survived by son, Tony and family, a brother James Joste, nieces, nephews, cousins and will be missed by many friends.
She was baptized in the Christian Church at Marmaduke, Arkansas. A sunset graveside service was held on Thursday, July 3 at Marmaduke, Arkansas.

Tony Lee McCutcheon
Tony Lee McCutcheon, 75, of Marquand died June 19, 2003 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
He was born July 31, 1927 in Patton, a son of Herbert and Reva (Kaiser) McCutcheon.
On April 15, 1949, at Union Light Church in Marquand Mr. McCutcheon was married to Louella Mills, who preceded him in death in 1995. One sister, Anna Lou Sikes, preceded him in death also.
Surviving Mr. McCutcheon are five sons, Perry McCutcheon and David McCutcheon, both of Marquand, Marvin McCutcheon of Farmington, John McCutcheon of Patton and Herbert McCutcheon of Marble Hill; and one sister, Ruby Vandergriff of Steelville.
He had 12 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Mr. McCutcheon worked at Brown Shoe for many years and as a sander at the handle factory in Jackson.
He was a member of Union Light Church in Marquand.
Pallbearers were Paul Ray Matthews, David, Daniel and Dennis Mills, Jess Sikes, and Kenneth Statler.
Services were held June 22, 2003, at Union Light Church with Reverend Raymond Michael and Brother Randy Poole officiating. Interment was at Union Light Cemetery. Services were handled by the Wilson Funeral Home.

Pauline Glasgow
Pauline Glasgow nee Warbritton of Cuba, Missouri was born December 28, 1911 in Greenway, Arkansas to the late William and Mary nee Hollis Warbritton, and passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2003 in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 91 years 5 months 3 days.
In 1930 Pauline was united in marriage to Ruby Glasgow at Popular Bluff, Missouri. One daughter, Betty, and one son, William Joseph, were born to this union. They enjoyed over 70 years together.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents and 11 brothers and sisters.
Those who survive to mourn her passing from this life are her devoted husband Ruby Glasgow of the home in Cuba, Missouri; her daughter Betty Bourne and husband Larry; her son William Joseph Glasgow and wife June; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Pauline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, aunt, and dear friend to all who knew her and will be sadly missed.
Pauline Glasgow was in state at the Britton Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri where funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 3, 2003 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating. Interment was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, Arkansas on Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at 2 p.m.
All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.

Orville Dempsey Hedrick
Orville D. Hedrick was born Friday, March 22, 1929, at Boss, Missouri, a son of the late Joseph Seath Hedrick and Cora Belle Hedrick (nee Kathcart).
He entered eternal rest Friday, May 30, 2003, at Stonecrest Healthcare, Viburnum, Missouri, at the age of 74 years, 2 months and 8 days.
Orville was united in marriage to Edith Irene Kriegbaum in 1960. Six sons and four daughters were born to this union. Edith preceded Orville in death, May 19, 2003. Also preceding him in death were two sons, Orvin and Clifford Hedrick.
Among those who remain to mourn his passing are four daughters, Eva Dixon of Payson, Arizona, Sue Durrant and husband Mark, Barbara Sturdevant and husband Matt all of Hancock, Wisconsin, Linda Hayes and husband Herbert of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.
Four sons, Frank Hedrick and wife Serafina of Viburnum, Missouri, Wayne Hedrick and Ronnie Hedrick, both of Hancock, Wisconsin, Robert Hedrick of Bonne Terre, Missouri.
Two sisters, Bonnie Bohann of Piedmont, Missouri, and Ruby Edith Yarbough of Arizona; two brothers, Johnny Hedrick of Mineral Point, Missouri and Thomas Hedrick of Illinois; 15 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Orville Dempsey Hedrick lay in state after 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2003 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2003 in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Paul Davis officiating.
Committal prayers and interment were in Boss Cemetery, Boss, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were Mark Durrant, Dennis Ray Hedrick, Steve Hedrick, Waylon R. Hedrick, Cecil S. Orr, and Darrell Pryor.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Lida H. Hendrix
Lida H. Hendrix nee Martin was born February 21, 1912 in Cherryville, Missouri to the late William Madison Martin and Mary Elizabeth Wisdom and departed this life May 23, 2003 at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 91 years 3 months and 2 days.
Lida attended school through eighth grade at Cherryville, Missouri. She lived on the family farm and was responsible for most of the cooking from the age of 15 through 25 at which time she married and later graduated high school in Dillard, Missouri where her husband Arthur taught.
Lida married Arthur William Hendrix on August 11, 1937 in St. Charles, Missouri and to this union three children were born.
She and Arthur lived at Butts, Missouri where he taught school, later moving to Dillard, Missouri, and then to St. Louis, Missouri. She was proud of the fact that she took a few college courses while Arthur earned his degree.
Lida was a homemaker in every sense of the word. She loved providing for her family, taking care of their home, and doing yard work. She enjoyed drawing, working word search puzzles and sewing.
Lida accepted the Lord early in life and she and Arthur were very active in church throughout their lives. They were members of Tower Grove Baptist Church for approximately 40 years. She taught Sunday school, Training Union, worked in Bible Schools, sang in the Choir, and was at church every time the church doors were open. Lida lived a very full life; she enjoyed traveling with her family. She amazed most people in that she never looked or acted her age. She was doing things at 90 that many people couldn't or wouldn't attempt to do in their 70s.
Lida was preceded in death by her parents, husband Arthur, sisters Orene Eaton and husband John, Pearl Scott and husband Perry, brothers Kenneth and wife Delma Martin, and Trenton and Bessie Martin, half sisters Virgie Fleta, Marjorie Stafford House, Beulah Martin, Nora Martin, and Edith Cummins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gene Lovan, Raymond and Roberta White and Stanley Hendrix.
Those who remain to mourn her passing are her loving children Dr. Ronald Hendrix and wife Miriam of Hinsdale, Illinois, Gary Hendrix of Steelville, Missouri, Pamela Hutson and husband Paul of Steelville, Missouri; one granddaughter Corrie Hendrix of Florissant, Missouri; three step granddaughters Rheanne, Kayla and Paula Hutson of Steelville, Missouri.
Two sisters Daphne Gahr of Salem, Missouri, Juanita Morgan and huband Marrlan of Bourbon, Missouri; one brother Dewayne Martin and wife Lena of Cuba, Missouri; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Artie Lovan of Kirkwood, Missouri, Jewel Hendrix and wife Gladine of Farmington, Missouri, and Ruth Hendrix of Camdenton, Missouri; nieces; nephews, cousins and friends all who will sadly miss and fondly remember Lida Martin Hendrix.
Visitation was held Tuesday, May 27, 2003 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Chapel in Steelville, Missouri with Rev. Delmar B. Hutson and Rev. Lynn Stroup officiating.
Pallbearers were Jerry Martin, Lawrence Lovan, Richard Lovan, Bill Gahr, Leon Morgan and Treff Earney. Music selections were "It is no secret what God can do", "Whispering Hope", and "Sheltered in the arms of God" sang by Paul K. Hutson and accompanied by Helen Platter on piano.
Burial was in the Moutray Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri. 

Roberta Arlene Hudson
Roberta Arlene Hudson nee Land was born Thursday, October 13, 1921, at Steelville, Missouri, a daughter of the late Robert Lee Land, Sr. and Ruth Ann (Burke) Land.
She entered eternal rest Friday, May 30, 2003, at the Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri, at the age of 81 years, 7 months and 17 days.
Roberta served her country in the United States Coast Guard, enlisting February 9, 1943. She received the rank of Chief Yeoman and received an Honorable Discharge from the Separation Center, Boston, Massachusetts on May 24, 1946. She remarked to her family, "It was three of the most enjoyable years of my life."
She was united in marriage to Dorse Hudson and one son, Gary, was born to this union. Dorse preceded her in death, as did her parents and one sister, Dorothy Mae Land.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her devoted son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Margaret Ann "Peggy" Hudson of Edwardsville, Illinois; one brother, Robert Lee Land, Jr. of Steelville, Missouri; nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Roberta Arlene Hudson lay in state 5-8 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2003 at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2003 in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Jim Simmons officiating. 
Committal prayers and interment were in Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri. 
Serving as pallbearers were John Carr, Jeff Land, Natalice Radthe, Richard Risku, Robert F. Rohrer and Chris Turnbough. 
All arrangements under the direction of the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.

Joseph William Patrick, Sr.
Joseph William Patrick, Sr. of Cuba, Mo. was born on May 8, 1920 to the union of Henry Pietrzak and Sophie Morawski Pietrzak and passed away on June 4, 2003 at Cuba, Mo. at the age of 83 years, 26 days.
On March 17, 1943 Joe was united in marriage to Freida Mae Roux in St. Louis, Mo. One son, Joseph, Jr. and four daughters, Judith, Kathleen, Deborah and Kimberly were born to this union. They were happily married for 60 years. 
On March 11, 1943 Joe was inducted into the Army of the United States of America and was honorably discharged on November 5, 1945. He served in the Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Stanley Patrick and one sister Mary Goodyear.
Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his devoted wife Freida Patrick; one son, Joseph W. Patrick, Jr., and wife Doris; four daughters, Judith Reindl and husband Robert, Kathleen Sutter, Deborah Haake and husband Mark and Kimberly Brown and husband Dean. 
Two brothers Edward Patrick and Gene Patrick and wife Chris; two sisters, Eva Pietrzak and Vickie Benedict and husband Ben; sister-in-law Marie Patrick; 14 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.
Joe was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed.
Visitation was held on Friday, June 6, 2003 at the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Mo. from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Graveside services were held on Friday, June 6, 2003 at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo. at 2:15 p.m. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Mo.


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