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Charles Edward Landtiser

(Feb 17, 1925 - Aug 19, 2017)

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Charles Edward Landtiser of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017, at Kirksville Manor Care Center. Charles was born on February 17, 1925, in Livonia, Missouri to Leonard Lawrence Landtiser and Mable Opal Johnson Landtiser.

After high school in Livonia, Charles hauled coal and rock with his father for several years. Charles also received certification in Linotype training at the University of Missouri in Columbia. He worked for the Moore Business Forms subsidiary in Kahoka, Missouri until that business was destroyed by fire. He continued his career as a Linotype operator at the Lancaster Excelsior in Lancaster, Missouri, the Kirksville Daily Express, and the Simpson Printing Company, both in Kirksville. Charles enjoyed using his printing expertise until the use of the Linotype became obsolete. He then became a member of the maintenance crew of what is now Truman State University until his retirement.

Charles was honored to be on ...

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Max Edward Sweitzer

(Mar 01, 1943 - Aug 15, 2017)

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Max Edward Sweitzer, 74, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The son of Charles Lewis and Evelyn (Hemping) Sweitzer, he was born March 1, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Sharon Ollman, who survives.

Max is also survived by two sons, Charles Sweitzer and wife, Mandy of Apple Valley, California and William Sweitzer and wife, Melissa of Kirkville; one grandson ...

William Joseph "Bill" Otten

(Jul 16, 1936 - Aug 07, 2017)

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Retired Missouri Conservation Agent, Bill J. Otten, entered into rest at Manor Care Center in Kirksville, MO on Monday, August 7, 2017, having reached the age of 81.

He was the son of William and Lucille (Holdmeier) Otten of St. Clair, MO, born July 16, 1936 in St. Clair. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Dennis in infancy, Terry, and Larry Otten.

Bill is survived by two sisters, Marilyn Smith of ...

Charles James Lowe

(Jun 02, 1948 - Aug 02, 2017)

Charles James Lowe, 69, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Charles was born June 2, 1948 in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Jennings B. and Dorothy J. (Burton) Lowe.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Kathy Peterson; and two siblings in infancy.

He is survived by two nephews, Jason Peterson and fiancée, Crystal Lee, and Justin Peterson; five great nephews ...

Berneice Joan (Burgin) Walker

(Jul 07, 1939 - Aug 01, 2017)

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Berneice Joan (Burgin) Walker, 78, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born July 7, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri, Berneice was the daughter of Tom and Pearl Alice (Stafford) Burgin. On May 25, 1960 Berneice was united in marriage to Clarence Berdean Walker at her home.

Berneice is survived by her husband Clarence of fifty-seven years; one daughter, Renee Lucille Walker of Kirksville, MO; and one ...

Betty June (Williams) Conner

(Apr 30, 1934 - Jul 31, 2017)

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Betty June Conner, age 83, a resident of Novinger, Missouri, passed away at her residence on Monday, July 31, 2017. She was born on April 30, 1934 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Ruben and Edna (Ferrell) Williams.

She worked at the glove factory, housekeeping, toastmaster and then Truman State University where she retired from. In 1951, she was united in marriage to Thomas Conner.

She is survived by long time companion, Curtis Childers; four ...

Hubert Dale Martin

(Nov 14, 1936 - Jul 31, 2017)

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Hubert Dale Martin, 80, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The son of Paul T. and Vera V. (Phipps) Martin, he was born November 14, 1936 in Stahl, Missouri. On May 25, 1957 in Lancaster, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Norma Jo Ronchetto, who preceded on May 29, 1998.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Donald and ...

Robert E. "Bob" Brawner

(May 28, 1939 - Jul 30, 2017)

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Robert E. "Bob" Brawner, 78, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

Born May 28, 1939 in Greentop, Missouri, Bob was the son of the late Grandison Aljourn and Ada Lois (Norman) Brawner. On December 18, 1958 in Greentop, Missouri, Bob was united in marriage to Patricia Pope.

Bob is survived by his wife Pat Brawner of fifty eight years; two sons and daughters-in-law, David and ...

Larry Eugene Barnett

(Feb 14, 1940 - Jul 28, 2017)

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Larry Eugene Barnett, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at his home.

Born February 14, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri, Larry was the son of the late Thomas Eugene Barnett and Ruby Mae (Sholl) Mullins. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Darlene Barnett and one son, Bradley Barnett.

Larry is survived by his wife, Linda Barnett of the home; two sons, Larry Thomas Barnett and (David Wolverton) both of ...

Gertrude Alice (Bell) Rouse

(Jul 27, 1917 - Jul 28, 2017)

Gertrude Rouse of Novinger, Missouri went to her heavenly home on her 100th birthday (July 27, 2017). She was born in Connelsville, Missouri on July 27, 1917. On September 2, 1934, she married Ivan E. Rouse, who preceded her in death on October 8, 1992.

Also preceding her were her daughter, Ina Childers; her parents, Bert and Ethel Bell; brothers Albert (in childhood), Mack, Harry, Robert and Charles Bell; granddaughter Kathy Grgurich; great granddaughter Cheyenne ...