In Loving Memory... Alfred M. Kindle Alfred M. “Al” Kindle, 77, of Sedalia, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019, at his home. He was born January 17, 1942, in La Monte, son of Homer Thomas and Myrle Josephine (Poynter) Kindle. On a beautiful Monday night in Kansas in May of 1964, he was married to Edna Vale (Gilmore), who preceded him in death on February 15, 2017. Al’s two specialties in life were horse training and storytelling. He trained racehorses the majority of his life and Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Mildred L. Steffens Mildred Louise (Sander) Steffens was born January 8, 1933, daughter of Arthur and Frieda (Wagner) Sander in Alma, Missouri and died on February 6, 2019 in Sedalia, Missouri.  She was baptized in the Christian faith by the Rev. A. H. Griesse on January 21, 1933.  She attended grade school at Trinity Lutheran School and was confirmed April 14, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church by Rev. A.H. Griesse.  In 1950 she graduated from Alma High school and was then Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Michael S. Hughes Michael Shane Hughes, 49, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in Sedalia. He was born August 11, 1969, in Fort Worth, TX, son of Jim Heffernan, and Dan and Brenda Hughes. On August 16, 1996, in Sedalia, he married LaDonna Lynn Vansell, who preceded him in death on November 9, 1997. Mike served in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a police officer for many years.  He loved hanging out with his daughter and spending time Continue reading

In Loving Memory ... Donald Ray Stratton Donald Ray Stratton, 77, of Warsaw, died Monday, February 4, 2019, at Lincoln Community Nursing Home. He was born November 20, 1941, in Sedalia, son of Conrad M. and Marvalee A. (Bryan) Stratton, and twin brother of Ronald Stratton. Donald graduated in 1959 from Smith-Cotton High School and then from Central Missouri State University in 1962. Donald then completed two Master’s degrees at the University of Missouri in Guidance and Counseling, Continue reading

In Loving Memory... Brenda C. Whitson Brenda Carol Whitson, 64, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at her home. She was born February 14, 1954, in Kansas City, daughter of Clyde Edward and Ruby Rae (Williams) Whitson. Brenda served honorably in the Army National Guard, active during Desert Storm. She worked as a nurse, and enjoyed painting and sewing in her spare time. Surviving are two children, Valerie Moore and David Moore; three grandchildren, Caleb, Alexander Continue reading