In Loving Memory... Louis L. Kroos Louis Lee Kroos, 77, of Sedalia, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017, at his home. He was born March 21, 1940, in Pettis County, son of Louis W. Kroos and Mary D. (Hall) Kroos. On November 6, 1977, in Sedalia, he was united in marriage to Alice Faye (Finch), who preceded him in death on February 13, 2011. Louis was a self-employed farmer all his life. He was skilled in many areas, including backhoe work, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and roofing. Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Robert D. Patch Robert Dean “Bobby” Patch, 91, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born October 29, 1925, in Opolis, MO, son of John and Flossie (Smith) Patch. On April 8, 1982, he married Marlene B. (Summerskill) Collins. Bobby served honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War, II, earning the rank of Petty Officer First Class. He served aboard the USS San Francisco, stationed in the Aleutians, and was Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Darlene Lewis Darlene Lewis, 77, of Smithton, formerly of Otterville, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Darlene was born on October 19, 1939 in Marshall, daughter of David Clarence Gochenour and Grace Alma Coffman Gochenour. On August 25, 1956, at her parent’s home in Otterville, she was united in marriage to Warren Ray Lewis. Darlene graduated from Otterville High School in 1957. She worked for 51 years at Bluhm Lumber Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Thomas R. Meade Thomas Roger Meade, 74, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. He was born November 20, 1942, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Matthew and Jane Cesilak Meade. On September 19, 1964, in Springfield, Massachusetts, he was united in marriage to Margaret  Dezalia. Tom served honorably in the U.S. Marines and worked as a printer for Milton-Bradley in Eastlong Meadow, Massachusetts. In Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Richard E. Campbell, Jr. Richard Eugene Campbell, 40, of St. Peters, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, in Sedalia. He was born October 25, 1976, in St. Louis, the son of Richard Eugene Campbell Sr. and Denice J. (Horan) Cassaday. In addition to his mother, survivors include two uncles, Tony and Scott Horan; and an aunt, Yolanda Reed. He was preceded in death by his father. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Heckart Funeral Home. Continue reading