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MAXINE RUBY MAPLES 
Maxine Ruby Maples, Billings, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, July 6, 2003, in her home at the age of 80 years old. Maxine was born on September 10, 1922 in Stone County, Missouri. She married Glen E. Maples on December 29, 1938, and dairy farmed alongside him until his death on June 29, 1987. Mrs. Maples continued to raise beef cattle, and was a member of the Union Ridge Baptist Church Others who preceded her in death were her parents; and a sister, Wilma. She is survived by a son, Glen Maples, Billings. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at Meadors Funeral Homes, Clever, with Rev. Leeroye Maples officiating. Burial was in Union Ridge Cemetery, Clever. Contributions may be made to the Union Ridge Baptist Church. 

MARJORIE YASUKAWA 
Marjorie Yasukawa, Kimberling City, departed this life on July 1, 2003 in Tablerock Healthcare Center at the age of 86 years, 11 months and 25 days. She was born July 6, 1916 in Windsor, Missouri. Marjorie graduated from high school in Kansas City, Mo. She served in the U.S. Marines from January 1940 to January 1942. Marjorie was a retired secretary and had lived in Kimberling City and the Cape Fair area for the past eight years coming from California. She was a dog lover and enjoyed watching the Oakland A's baseball team. Marjorie was of the Protestant faith. Survivors include: one son, Fred Ellis; one daughter, Charlene LaVear; one grandson and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned. Cremation was under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane. 

DIXIE FRANCES WALLACE
Dixie Frances Wallace, Marionville, departed this life at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2003, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, at the age of 78 years old. Dixie was the daughter of William Monroe and Clarice (Pennington) Duke and was born on February 23, 1925 at the Oak Grove Community, northeast of Mt. Vernon. She was an active member of the Crane Assembly of God Church. Bible reading and prayer time were of utmost importance in her life. A devoted and loving mother and grandmother, she also enjoyed gospel singing, crocheting, fishing and time with her special friends. Dixie was united in marriage to Darrell Wallace, February 16, 1946. He passed away February 5, 1992. Others preceding her in death were her parents; a grandchild, Jamie Leanne; a sister, Lucille; two brothers, Harlan and Ronnie. She is survived by a son, Leslie, and wife, Sandy, a daughter, Darrelene Johnson and Husband, Ken, all of Marionville; five grandchildren, Shelly Williams, Daran Wright, Shawn Cox, T.J. Wallace, and Season Wallace; eight great grandchildren; a brother, Wayne Duke, Roberts, Idaho; seven sisters, Barbara McKinley, Aurora; Janet Winsor, Springfield; Bonnie Barker, Willard; Jean "Toddie" Mitchell, Monett; Doris Duke, Mt. Vernon; Maxine Brashers, Marionville; and Evelyn Beck, Ash Grove; nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2003, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, with Rev. Rex Mooneyham officiating. Burial followed in Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora. 

MARY WHITEHEAD 
Mary Whitehead, Kimberling City, departed this life on June 29, 2003 in Tablerock Healthcare Center at the age of 89 years, seven months and 19 days. Mary was the daughter of J.B. and Ethel (Pounds) Henshaw and was born on November 10, 1913 in Hickman, Kentucky. Mary was a retired nurse and had lived in the area since 1998 coming from Annapolis, Missouri. She was of the Baptist faith. Her survivors include: two sons, James D. Whitehead of Phoenix, Arizona and Richard C. Whitehead of the State of Arizona; three daughters, Ethel V. Petersen of St. Louis, Missouri, Patricia A. Gower of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Betty J. Kowalewich of Kimberling City, Missouri; one sister, Estelle Symonds of Arcadia, Missouri; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2003 in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Eric Castrellon officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Eudora, Missouri. 

LOIS LENORA FRISCO 
Lois Lenora Brisco, 71, of Aurora died Monday, Feb. 14, 2000 in her home. She was born to Lee and Iva Skief Jennings on Nov. 15, l928 in Shell Knob, Mo. She was a retired L.P.N. Survivors include her husband, Clifford; one son, Billy Brisco of Pierce City, Mo.; four daughters, Iva Moss of Monett, Carol Walker of Monett, Linda Moser of Sandwich, Ill. and Lonna Tucker of Aurora; one brother, Paul Jennings of Aurora; two sisters, Alberta Zimmerman of Harrisburg and Marlene Henderson of Branson, Mo.; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Leon Huse officiating. Burial was in Fields Cemetery, Shell Knob, Mo. 

PHYLLIS J. KINKADE BROWN
Phyllis Kinkade Brown, Lampe, Mo. departed this life February 18, 2000 in her home at the age of 66 years, eight months and nine days. She was the daughter of James and Eleanor (Diehl) Marks, born June 9, 1933 in La Junta County. Phyllis was a homemaker and a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She had lived in the Lampe area for the past 10 years coming from Kansas City, Mo. Survivors include: her husband, Tom Brown; three sons, Sidney, Kevin and Gary McIntosh; two daughters, Kendra J. Sparrow and LaDawna L. Hasty; one brother, John Marks; seven grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 21, in Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Kimberling City with Steve Meyer officiating. Burial was in Memory Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospices of America, Inc. 1756 Bee Creek Road Suite G, Branson, Mo. 65616. 

EDITH L. COLLINGE
Edith L. Collinge, Branson, Mo. departed this life February 17, 2000 in her home at the age of 99 years, 11 months and 15 days. She was the daughter of Fred and Mary (Pierce) Scharenberg, born March 22, l900 in Marion, Kan. Edith was a homemaker and had lived in the area the past 14 years coming from Kansas. Survivors include: three daughters, Audrey Singleton of Topeka, Kan., Gladys Lemley of Branson, Mo. and Juanita Fleener of Hammond, Ill.; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 20, in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Dennis Weems and Gordon Shields officiating. Burial was held Monday, February 21, in Evergreen Cemetery, Emporia, Kan. 

ROSALIA M. LAUBERSHEIMER
Rosalia Laubersheimer, Kimberling City, Mo. departed this life February 15, 2000 in Tablerock Retirement Village at the age of 79 years, six months and one day. She was the daughter of Charles W. and Rosalia (Schlief) Lesch, born August 14, l920 in Ewing, Mo. Rosalia had lived in the Kimberling City area for the past 27 years coming from St. Louis County, Mo. Survivors include her husband, John Laubersheimer; a brother, James Lesch of Bartlesville, Okla. and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, February 17, in Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City with Father John Brath officiating. Burial was in Pine Crest Cemetery under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 
 
CRYSTAL E. MORRIS 
Crystal E. Morris, Galena, departed this life February 19, 2000 in Cox Walnut Lawn Hospital, Springfield, Mo. at the age of 84 years, two months and five days. She was the daughter of John and Amanda C. (Blair) Pearson, born December 14, l915 in Stone County, Mo. Crystal was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of the Galena area. Survivors include: a daughter, Rose Hultz of Galena; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 21, in Cheatham-Stumpff Chapel, Galena, with Johnny Holt and Jim Fullerton officiating. Burial was in Yocum Pond Cemetery, Reeds Spring, under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff Funeral Home, Galena. 

IRA "DUTCH" E. GRANDEL 
Ira "Dutch" E. Grandel, Galena, Mo., departed this life June 3, 2000 in his home at the age of 83 years. He was the son of Samuel and Jesse (Patton) Grandel and was born February 27, l917 in Washington County, Pa. Dutch was a retired tool and dies repairman and had lived in the area the past 17 years coming from Massillon, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army and Air Force. Survivors include: a son, David Grandel of Galena; two daughters, Kathleen Bradley of Pataskala, Ohio and Karen Nakaoka of Ogden, Utah; a brother, Bill Grandel; four sisters Martha Ames, Mae Taylor, Evelyn Strawn and Sally Hahn; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2000 in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City with Bob Nakaoka officiating. Burial will be in Historic Evergreen Cemetery, Notch, Mo. under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. 

JAMES E. (JIM) SCHELSKE
Jim was born to Alex and Julia Schelske Dec. 15., l922, in Tripp, S.D. He enrolled at the University of Minnesota. He enlisted and fought with distinction in WWII, was wounded twice in the Battle of the Bulge and awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Jim courted Jean Feig while on convalescent leave. They married as Jim returned to the University. He graduated from the Institute of Technology and went on to a distinguished career as an open-pit mining engineer and manager. He pioneered improvements in mining, specialized in bringing risky projects on line, both in Northern Minnesota and in Ontario. Jim and Jean retired to homes in the fishing meccas of Red Lake, Ontario and Table Rock Lake, to indulge passions for woodworking, the outdoors and recreational-vehicle touring with Jean. More than a decade of medical battles, including six cancers left his body too vulnerable and brittle to sustain the treatment his fighting spirit requested. Jim died peacefully Sunday evening, May 21, surrounded by family, less than 12 hours after being admitted to a hospital for complications of treatment of carcinoid cancer. He is survived by Jean, his loving wife of 53 years; sons Bruce (Sharyn) Schelske and Mark (Janis Johnson) Schelske of Burnsville, Minn. and son Scott (Joan) Scheleske and grandchildren Janna, Derrick and Grant Schelske of Keewatin, Ontario. We miss him dearly. Jim was a member of Cape Fair Christian Church and Cape Fair Seniors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cape Fair Christian Church. A Memorial Fund has been established in honor of Jim Schelske. Memorial gifts will go toward establishing a math, science, engineering scholarship fund for youth who would be the first generation in their family to earn a college degree. Checks may be made payable to James Schelske Memorial Fund. 

ROBERT DALE "BOB" VAUGHT 
Robert Dale "Bob" Vaught, Crane, Mo., departed this life June 3, 2000 in his home at the age of 61 years. He was the son of James O. and Lorene (Haley) Vaught, born June 19, 1928 in Van Nuys, Calif. Bob was a retired tree service supervisor and a lifelong resident of the area. He served in the National Guard and was a member of the Local Union 95. Survivors include: his wife, Shirley of the home; two sons, Randy and Greg Vaught both of Crane; one daughter Tina Reel of Crane; eight brothers, Louie Vaught of Jenkins, Darryl and Charley Vaught both of Aurora, James, Kenny, Dean, Perry and Gale Vaught all of Crane; two sisters, Betty Jackson of Independence and Patricia Neil of Aurora; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held a 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, in First Baptist Church, Crane with Jim Jones and Larry Winfree officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to M.D. Anderson Cancer Clinic, Houston, Tex. 

LORIN W. LAEGER
Rev. Lorin W. Laeger of Aurora passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2000 at 6:00 a.m. in St. John's Regional Health Center following a short illness, at the age of 79. Rev. Laeger was born January 22, l921 in Cortland, Nebraska. He was an Army Air Force Veteran of World War II, a part-time minister at the Liberty Church, a member of Aurora Lions Club, Masonic Lodge #129 of Monett, a life member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and was past district Governor. He married Gail Weaver May 22, l976 and she survives. He was preceded in death by a son: Wm. E. "Eddie" Laeger August 25, l993. He is survived by two daughters and their husbands: Lorinda and Zeno Walther of Ft. Smith, Ar.k, Ginger and Jon Garner of Aurora;' two sons and their wives: Gary Galloway of Cape Fair, Mo. and Troy and Brenda Galloway of Bentonville, Ark.; twelve grandchildren, two great-grand children; three sisters, Lorene and her husband, Bud Klein of Shawnee Mission ,Kans., Evelyn Lund ofof Great Bend, Kans. and Laverna Cavender of Springfield, Mo. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Barry Williams officiating under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home with interment in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Memorials are suggested to the Lions Eye Tissue Bank. 

EARL J. CALDWELL 
Earl J. Caldwell, Reeds Spring, Mo., departed this life October 5, 2000 in Ozark Nursing Care Center, Ozark, Mo. at the age of 87 years. He was the son of Roy and Vivien (Mudge) Caldwell, born September 9, 1913 in Corry, Pa. Earl was a retired auto mechanic and had lived in the area the past 25 years coming from Newhall, Calif. Survivors include: one son, Tom Caldwell of Reeds Spring; three brothers, Bob Caldwell, Bill Caldwell and John Caldwell; one sister, JoAnn Tarr; four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned at this time. Cremation will be under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home with burial at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania. 

CATHERINE LUCILLE HOWARD DAVIS
Catherine Lucille Howard Davis died at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, October 5, 2000 in the Ozark Methodist Manor, in Marionville, at the age of 81 years, four months and 10 days old. She was the daughter of Charles Nathan and Bonnie Virginia Forrester Howard, born May 25, l9l9 in Marionville, Mo. She completed grade school at Honey Creek County School at Marionville, and had lived in this area all of her life, except for seven months, in California. The past 46 years was in Aurora. On November 12, l938, in Cassville, Mo., she was married to Lester Howard Davis, a widower with two small daughters. She attended the Fellowship Baptist Church and was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband Lester of the home; a son and his wife, Charles and Betty Davis of Marionville, two daughters, Doris Jean and her husband, Eddie Lewis of Aurora, Linda Jones of Clearwater, Florida; two step- daughters, Barbara Skaggs and her husband Eugene Langley of Aurora, Anna Marie and her husband, Glendon Walker of Springfield; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, 13 step-grandchildren; two sisters, June Johnson and Virginia Wood, both of Marionville, and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Jimmy H. Davis, and a sister Ruth Gray. Funeral services were held in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Marionville, at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 7, with the Rev's. Lee Parsons and Dave Martin officiating. Interment followed in the Marionville I.O.O.F. Cemetery, under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home. 

DANIEL LEE KETCHUM 
Daniel Lee Ketchum, Lampe, Mo. departed this life October 7, 2000 in his home at the age of 56 years after a long bout with cancer. He was the son of Robert Ketchum and Patricia (Rouse) Norman, born May 26, l944 in Kansas City, Mo. Dan retired from Ford Motor Company, Claycomo, Mo. after 30 years and moved to the Ozarks where he worked for Silver Dollar City. He married Connie Jane Flanary in l977 and had served in the U.S. Navy. Dan was a member of Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church and a Third Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus. An infant son, Gabriel Seth, preceded Dan in death. Survivors include: his father, Robert Ketchum of Harrisonville, Mo.; his mother, Patricia R. Norman and her husband, Dwight of Harrisonville; his wife, Connie Jane Ketchum of the home; two sons, Steven Allen Ketchum of Grandview, Mo. and Jacob Cain Larsen of Arlington, Texas; one daughter, Amanda Rose Ketchum of Springfield; two sisters, Pamela J. Brown of Lee's Summit and Paulette Erickson of Gig Harbor, Wash.; two brothers, R. David Ketchum of Independence, Mo. and Mark Barrand of HighlandsRanch, Colo.; one granddaughter; five step brothers and step sisters and a host of other relatives and friends and Madison. Memorial services will be held at noon, Monday, October 16, in Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City with Father John Brath officiating. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home- South, Kimberling City, Mo. with interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tri-Lakes Animal Shelter, HC 2 Box 184, Reeds Spring, Mo. 65737. 

THOMAS C. LISCUM 
Thomas C. Liscum, Kirbyville, Mo. departed this life October 6, 2000 near Stillwater Resort, Branson at the age of 70 years. Thomas, the son of Thomas and Mary (Clifton) Liscum was born August 1, 1930 in Great Falls, Montana. Tom was owner/operator of Liscum Water and Waste Water and had lived in the area the past 15 years coming form Longmont, Colo. He was a member of Taney County Shrine Club, Masonic Lodge #587, Taneycomo Scottish Rite Club and 1 Abu Ben Adhem Temple. Tom served in the Navy and was of the Christian faith. Survivors include: his wife, Jean Liscum of the home; two sons, Brett Allan Liscum of Santa Anna, Calif. and Thomas Roy Liscum of San Diego, Calif.; one daughter, Cecelia Geworsky of Arivaca, Ariz.; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned. Cremation will be under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City, Mo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Taney County Shrine Club Transport Fund for Crippled Children, 800 Mockingbird Lane, Branson, Mo. 65616. 

VELMA AGNES WINCHEL-SMITH 
Velma Agnes Winchel-Smith, 97, died at 8:05 a.m. Friday, October 6, 2000 at Hudson House in Aurora from complications following a stroke three weeks prior. She was born September 30, l903 in Carroll Co., Eureka Springs, Ark., the daughter of Robert Fox and Nella M. (Gates) Burris. Preceding her in death was a brother, Delbert, and her daughter Helen Eileen (Wilder) Brinley. She married C.K. Smith of Marionville June l985. He preceded her in death in Jan. 2000. In her youth she became a prize winning speed typist for Underwood Typewriter Co. in New York City in the l920's. In later years she cared for the elderly in her home for many years, and retired at the age of 72. She made her dedication to Jehovah God in l950. She is survived by her grandson, David Brinley and his wife Mary; two great-grandsons Nicholas and Alexander, all of Marionville; two nieces, Mrs. Catherine Norris, Hartville, Ga.; Mrs Betty Carter, Leitchfield Ky.; and several cousins. Memorial service to be held Saturday, October 14, 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses in Aurora, Mo. Arrangements made under Williams Funeral Home in Marionville. 

KEVIN RAY BROWN 
Kevin Ray Brown, Marionville, passed away at 1:42 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001 in a two vehicle wreck in Aurora, at the age of 42. He was the son of Edward and Mary Harmon Brown, born April 18, 1959 in Springfield, Mo. He was married to the former, Gwendolynn Sue Oakes Taber. Kevin, a Contractor Salesman for Meek Lumber Company in Springfield. He graduated from Marionville High School with the class of l977. His survivors include his wife Gwen of the home; his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Bryan Neely; grandson Chase Neely; his parents, Eddie and Mary Brown; a brother and his wife, Paul and Nancy Brown; nephew Justin Brown of St. Louis and niece Courtney Brown of Springfield. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday in the First Baptist Church in Marionville. Burial followed in the Marionville I.0.0.F. Cemetery in Marionville, under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home of Marionville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, in Memphis, Tenn. 

BETTY JEANNE FORD
Betty Jeanne Ford, Kimberling City departed this life March 25, 2001 in her home at the age of 81 years. She was the daughter of Robert and Kathryn (Wilson) Hennell, born March 23, 1920 in Kane, Pa. Betty was a retired army nurse and had lived in the area the past 26 years coming from Morton Grove, Ill. Survivors include: one son, David Ford, Jr. of Eagle River, Ala.; two daughters, Kathryn Bogert of Leadville, Colo. and Patricia Seninger of Buffalo Grove, Ill; one brother, Robert Hennell of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, in Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City, with Father John Brath officiating. Burial was in Pine Crest Cemetery under the directions of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southwest Missouri Humane Society, 3161 W. Norton, Springfield, Mo. 65803. 

JAMES EDWARD HARRIS 
James Edward Harris, Aurora, departed this life March 19, 2001 in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield at the age of 47 years. He was the son of Doyle and Thelma (Murphy) Harris, born September 221, l953 in St. Louis, Mo. James was a dairy farmer and a lifelong resident of the area. Survivors include: his parents, Doyle and Thelma Harris of Aurora; a daughter, Christy Ann Swofford of Republic; a brother, Jack Lee Harris of Marionville; two sisters, Judy King and Julie Marie Stolte both of Aurora; three granddaughters, Montaza, Patience and Sara and a host of other relatives and friends. Interment was 2 p.m., Friday, March 23 in Crane Community Cemetery under the direction of Manlove-Stumpff Funeral Home, Crane. 

NATHAN (JAKE) JOHNSON 
Jake Johnson, Galena, departed this life March 24, 2001 in his home at the age of 66 years. He was the son of Cecil and Ova (Blevins) Johnson, born March 17, l935 in Reeds Spring, Mo. Jake was a minister, a brick mason and a farmer. He was united in marriage to Alice Jones, January 8, l952 and he was a lifelong resident of the area. His parents and a daughter, Karen Sue Johnson, preceded Jake in death. Survivors include: his wife, Alice of Galena; one son, Michael Johnson and his wife, Tammy of Reeds Spring; three daughters, Ronnie Dickenson and her husband, Pete of Reeds Spring, Belinda Bolin and her husband, Randall and Kim Bruffett and her husband, Derrel all of Galena; four brothers, Fate amd Dairl Johnson, both of Reeds Spring, Gary Johnson of Lebanon and Aden Johnson of Clever; six sisters, Evelyn Johnson of Galena, Dovie Griffin of Gridley, Calif., Rachel Scott and Joyce Smith, both of Galena, Elda Jones of Branson, Elfa Langston of Spokane; seven grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in Hilltop Full Gospel, Spokane, with the Rev. Joe Dan Edwards, the Rev. Harold Tennison and Randall Bolin officiating. Burial was in Eisenhour Cemetery under the direction of Cheatham-Stumpff Funeral Home, Galena. 

William G. LaCombe, Galena departed this life March 19, 2001 in his home at the age of 72 years. He was the son of Garrique E. and Olive E. (Moon) LaCombe, born July 17, l929 in Shawnee, Kan. William graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in l947 and Kansas University in l950. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and worked for General Motor Chevrolet Division until l991 when he retired after 39 years. William was a member of Our Lady of the Cove Catholilc Church and active in Knights of Columbus. He married Marion June Keelin in l954 and the moved to the Branson area in l993. William was an avid golfer and always had a ready smile for everyone he met. He will be missed by all! Survivors include: his mother, Olive LaCombe of Shawnee, Kan.; and his wife Marion LaCombe of Galena; two sons, Garrigue Lacombe of Richmond, Va. and Lawrence LaCombe of Edmond, Okla.; one daughter, Laurel Cindrich of Overland Park, Kan.; one brother, Francis LaCombe of Shawnee, Kan.; eight grandchiildren, Ashley, Ryan, Stephen, Jenifer, Avery and Grant LaCombe, Haleigh and Jacob Cindrich and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 22, in Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City with Father John Brath officiating. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. Memorial contributions may be made to Knights of Columbus College Scholarship Fund or the charity of your choice. 

MARGARET G. PALMER
Margaret G. Palmer, Kimberling City, MO, departed this life March 22, 2001 in Skaggs Community Health Center, Branson, MO at the age of 82 years. She was the daughter of Arthur and Charlotte (Cavanaugh) Short, born July 11, 1918 in Cuba, Mo. Margaret was a homemaker and had lived in the area the past eight years coming from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Margaret is survived by a daughter, Margaret (Maggie) Smith of Kimberling City and a host of friends. No services are planned. Final disposition will be cremation under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Homes with internment in Lauderdale Memorial Park, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 

EDWARD C. PELL 
Edward C. Pell, Lampe, Mo. departed this life March 20, 2001 in his home at the age of 77 years. He was the son of Lloyd and Nellie Owens) Pell, born April 21, l923 in Fresno, Calif. Edward was a construction worker and had lived in the area the past 15 years coming from Colorado. Survivors include: his wife, Rae Pell of Lampe; one son, Richard Pell of Texas; three daughters, Donna Butler and Jeanne Friesner both of California and Carol Younge of Oregon; one stepdaughter, Cathy Swalwell of Lampe, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. No services are planned. Cremation will be under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City. Contributions may be made to Tri-Lakes Animal shelter, 1028 Wash Board Hollow Road, Reeds Spring, Mo. 65737.


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