In Loving Memory... Eldon C. Leiter, Sr. Eldon Clarence Leiter, Sr., 85, of Sedalia, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015, at his home. He was born May 21, 1929, in Sedalia, son of Clarence H. and Gladys Roberts Leiter. On May 12, 1957, in Sedalia, he was married to Elenora B. Wolfel, who survives of the home. Mr. Leiter was a farmer and retired from Farm Credit Services. He was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and the West Central Archaeological Society. He had served on the Continue reading

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In Loving Memory... Samuel S. Potter, Sr. Samuel Stephen Potter, Sr., 96, of Sedalia, formerly of Otterville, passed away Friday evening, April 10, 2015, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. He was born June 24, 1918, in Morgan County, son of Jabe Hubbard and Mary Elizabeth Weaver Potter. Mr. Potter was a farmer and drove a school bus for Otterville School for many years. One year, Sam was the largest wheat farmer in Morgan County. He was a member of the Otterville Methodist Church. Continue reading

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In Loving Memory... Raymond L. Maupins Raymond Leo Maupins, 63, of Sedalia, passed away at his daughter’s home in St. Joseph, MO on April 8, 2015. He was born December 12, 1951, in Sedalia, son of Bud and Ada Gladys Maupins Hodges, who preceded him in death. Raymond received his high school diploma from the Stratford Career Institute. He drove a taxi and worked at Con Agra, Hayes Wheels, and Tyson Foods. On November 15, 2010, Raymond opened his own taxi company, AGMH Taxi, which Continue reading

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In Loving Memory... John Hardin John Oliver Hardin, 84, of Sedalia, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015, at his home. He was born July 9, 1930, in Liberal, Kansas, to John and Laura Hardin of Lycan, Colorado, who preceded him in death. In 1950, he married Kathleen M. Browne, his loving and devoted wife. John served as an elder in the Sedalia Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He volunteered in a Bible education work. He also freely gave of his time and energy in building Continue reading

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In Loving Memory... Lela F. Byrd Lela Fern Byrd, 89, of Warsaw, formerly of Sedalia, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Warsaw Health and Rehab. She was born December 26, 1925, in Red Oak, Iowa, daughter of Noble and Coma L. Simmons Buffon. On March 19, 1943, in Sedalia, she married Wayne H. Byrd, who died May 30, 2013. She worked at Lamy’s and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Lincoln. Lela enjoyed playing the piano, fishing, gardening and flowers. She is survived by four Continue reading