Obituaries Archive

Jack Eugene Lambrecht

(Mar 29, 1940 - Feb 25, 2018)

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Jack Eugene Lambrecht, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, hit the road again Sunday, February 25, 2018 at his home. Jack leaves behind his beloved wife of 25 years, Connie Sue Lambrecht, six children: Mary Martha (Mimi) Lambrecht, Kenneth Lambrecht, Damon Anderson, Amber Palumbo, Sabrina Lambrecht and Kim Nieters. He also leaves behind ten grandchildren; Mindy Hopper, Daniel Howe, Dylan Howe, Dalton Howe, Pierce Stover, Britton Stover, Augustus Anderson, Amanda Anderson, Henieigh Nieters and Camden Nieters, as ...

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 ...

Joy Frances (McClellan) Landtiser

(Jul 11, 1925 - Mar 17, 2017)

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Joy Frances (McClellan) Landtiser of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (March 17, 2017) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was born on July 11, 1925, at her parents' home one mile north of Livonia, Missouri. Her parents were Chester and Glynn (Gatlin) McClellan. She was named Joy by her dear brother, Carl, who had a story book with a little girl named Joy in it. Joy attended school at Livonia, graduating in 1943 ...

Jenny Lee (Chesmore) Lang

(May 13, 1935 - Dec 18, 2017)

Jenny Lee Lang, 82, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of John and Eunice (Holland) Chesmore, she was born May 13, 1935 in Horicon, Wisconsin. On December 31 in Waukegan, Illinois, Jenny was united in marriage to Elmes Frank Lang, who preceded her in death.

Jenny is survived by three daughters, Katherine Larson of Florence, South Dakota, Elizabeth Schneides of Watertown, Wisconsin, and ...

Robert Dale Larsen

(Mar 23, 1943 - Apr 10, 2016)

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Robert Dale Larsen, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the University Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia.

The son of James Lester and Edna Mae (Glen) Larsen, he was born March 23, 1943 in Kankakee, Illinois. On September 16, 1961 in Chebanse, Illinois, Robert was united in marriage to Rita Lou Morrical.

Robert is survived by his wife Rita of fifty-four years; one son, Dan Larsen of Kirksville, MO ...

Alma Nadean Latimer

(Sep 28, 1938 - Mar 13, 2018)

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Nadean Latimer went peacefully to heaven on March 13, 2018 in Columbia, Illinois at the age of 79. Born on September 28, 1938 in Winigan, Missouri, Nadean was the daughter of Cecil and Christena Bunch. She moved to Kirksville as a little girl, where she grew up and raised her three children with her late husband, Russel Bohanan. She later married Richard “Dick” Latimer of Edina. They lived in Edina for years, where many memories ...

Allen Thomas "Tommy" Laudwig

(Mar 18, 1933 - Sep 07, 2014)

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Allen Thomas “Tommy” Laudwig, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (September 7, 2014) with his family at his side under the care of Hospice of Northeast Missouri.

The son of Lee W. and Maude (Brawner) Laudwig, he was born March 18, 1933 and was raised in the Bullion Community.

Tommy is survived by one son, Allen Laudwig and wife Angie of Kirksville, MO; four daughters, Anita Coffman of Kirksville, MO, Annette Griffel and husband ...

Wayne Edward Laudwig

(Oct 15, 1933 - Oct 23, 2017)

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Wayne Laudwig, along with his wife, Gwen Laudwig, died tragically in an automobile accident on October 23 in Kirksville, MO.

Wayne was born in 1933 and lived nearly his entire life at the farm on which he was born. From 1951 until 2013 he was proud to farm the land that had been in his family since 1903. He raised both livestock and crops and was recently described by a close friend as “a farmer ...

Gregory Allen Lawrence

(Jul 05, 1950 - Oct 03, 2018)

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Gregory "Greg" Lawrence, 68, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Gregory “Greg” Lawrence was born in Kirksville, Missouri the son of Omar and Velva (Wiles) Lawrence on July 5, 1950. He graduated from the Brashear School district. He was a lifelong resident of Adair County. Upon graduation he was employed by Standard Register, formerly known as Burroughs, for 33 years. After the closing of ...

Troy Dale Lawrence

(Sep 22, 1974 - Jan 17, 2012)

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Troy Dale Lawrence, 37, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away following an automobile accident Tuesday evening (January 17, 2012).

The son of Lyle and Carolyn Deniece (Shaver) Talbert and Greg Lawrence, he was born September 22, 1974 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Troy is survived by his parents; one son, Dalton Deon Lawrence of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Skyler Kenzie Lawrence of Kirksville, MO; his grandfather, William Eugene Shaver of Kirksville, MO; two brothers, Michael Allen Lawrence of ...

Dale Eugene Lawson

(May 21, 1944 - Dec 04, 2017)

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Dale Eugene Lawson, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born May 21, 1944 in Green Castle, Missouri, Dale was the son of the late Burnice L. and Wilma K. (Billington) Lawson. On December 2, 1967 in Shibbly's Point, Dale was united in marriage to Ruth Fountain who preceded him in death on October 24, 2008. He was also preceded in death by one ...

Pauline Marie (Helton) Lawson

(Jul 03, 1942 - Dec 07, 2017)

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Pauline Marie (Helton) Lawson, 75 of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at her home.

Born July 3, 1942 in Kirksville, Missouri, Pauline was the daughter of the late Okel Homer and Luella Birdie (McFarland) Helton.

Pauline is survived by one son, Ken Burns of Kirksville, MO, and one brother, Gerald Helton of Brashear, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Paula Marie Rollins.

Pauline was a graduate ...

Dennis Romaine Lee

(Dec 26, 1954 - Jun 30, 2018)

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Dennis Romaine Lee, 63, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018 at his home under the care of Hospice and family by his side.

Born December 26, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Dennis was the son of Howard and Alberta (Lawrence) Lee. On November 12, 1976 in Kirksville, Missouri, Dennis was united in marriage to Patricia Lloyd.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Pat of forty-one years; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Kendra ...

Robert E. Lefort

(Dec 08, 1968 - Sep 05, 2012)

Robert E. Lefort, 43, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday (September 5, 2012).

The son of Daniel and Kitty (Weindruch) Lefort, he was born December 8, 1968 in Monmouth, Illinois.

Robert is survived by his mother, Kitty Jones of LaPlata, MO; one son, Jacoby Lefort of Hannibal, MO; one sister, Malorie Parton-Baker and husband David of Elmer, MO and several nieces and nephews.

Robert was a graduate from Novinger High School. While in high ...

Dennis John Lepage

(Jul 14, 1940 - May 17, 2014)

Dennis John Lepage, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (May 17, 2014) at his home.

The son of Lawrence and Faith (Daughtery) Lepage, he was born July 14, 1940 in Waterbury, Connecticut. On February 21, 1966 John was united in marriage to Royal E. Crocker.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Royal of the home; three daughters, Melody Hanson of Washington, Dawn Craig of California and Wendy Brewington of California; five grandchildren and 1 ...

Letha F. (Snowbarger) Leutung

(Jan 10, 1931 - Jun 15, 2016)

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Letha F. (Snowbarger) Leutung, 85, of Columbia, Missouri, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, (June 15, 2016) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Letha was born January 10, 1931 in Queen City, Missouri, the daughter of the late Sherman and Lula A. (Aldridge) Snowbarger. On November 20, 1976 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Letha was united in marriage to Merrill W. Leutung who preceded her in death on December 13, 2010. She was ...

Lawrence Edward Levett

(Sep 01, 2015 - Nov 21, 2015)

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Lawrence Edward Levett, 83, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Saturday (November 21, 2015) at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, Missouri.

The son of Walter Thaddies and Della (Smith) Levett, he was born September 1, 1932 in Callao, Missouri. On September 1, 2002 in Macon, Missouri, Lawrence married Shirley Ann Brickey.

Lawrence is survived by his wife Shirley of the home; one son, Jim Levett of New Cambria, MO; two daughters, Nancy Levett of Boise ...

Sergeant First Class Matthew Charles Lewellen

(Jan 15, 1989 - Nov 04, 2016)

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Sergeant First Class Matthew Charles Lewellen, 27, from Kirksville, Missouri, passed away November 4th while serving our country in Jordan. He was assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

Matt was born at Grim Smith Hospital on January 15th, 1989 in Kirksville to high school sweethearts, Chuck and Cindy Lewellen. He graduated from Kirksville High School in 2007 as the Prom King and a standout athlete for the Tigers football ...

Cora Mae (Fowler) Lile

(Jul 31, 1921 - Feb 25, 2014)

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Cora Mae (Fowler) Lile, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (February 25, 2014) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Orville Alford and Ruby Mae (Collop) Fowler, she was born July 31, 1921 in Sperry, Missouri. On March 30, 1938 in Kirksville, Missouri, Cora was united in marriage to John Lile who preceded her in death on October 7, 2007.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother ...

Sharon Eilene (Lawson) Lindquist

(Jul 07, 1940 - Jul 14, 2015)

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Sharon Eilene (Lawson) Lindquist, 75, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (July 14, 2015) at her home under Hospice care.

The daughter of Emery Wilson and Oletha Pauline (Goucher) Lawson she was born July 7, 1940 in Novinger, Missouri. On November 4, 1980 in Unionville, Missouri, Sharon was united in marriage to Jim Lindquist.

Sharon is survived by her husband Jim of thirty-four years; one daughter, Connie Buckallew of Kirksville, MO; one brother and sister-in-law ...

Leola Merla (Waddill) Lipper

(Aug 28, 1922 - May 02, 2014)

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Leola Merla (Waddill) Lipper, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (May 2, 2014) at Parkside Manor Colonial in Columbia, Missouri.

The daughter of Lester D. and Gertrude Grace (Lowe) Waddill, she was born August 28, 1922 in Brashear, Missouri. On October 7, 1941, Leola was united in marriage to Clarence Lee Lipper who preceded her in death on July 8, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lyman ...

Delores Norma (Morton) Little

(Dec 21, 1913 - Nov 24, 2013)

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Delores Norma Little, 99, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (November 24, 2013) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

She was born December 21, 1913 in Worthington, Missouri, the daughter of Harvey Douglas and Nancy June (Hogg) Morton. On July 15, 1933 in Milan, Missouri, Delores was united in marriage to Orie Ivan Little who preceded her in death on August 23, 1988.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and ...

Bonnie May (Freeland) Livingston

(Jul 07, 1940 - Nov 13, 2015)

Bonnie May (Freeland) Livingston, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Bert and Eva Marie (Flood) Freeland she was born July 7, 1940 in Raritan, Illinois. On August 16, 1959 in Roseville, Illinois, Bonnie was united in marriage to Charles Robert Livingston.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Bob of fifty-six years; her mother, Eva Marie Freeland, (100 years old) of Macomb ...

David Allen Lloyd

(Nov 12, 1959 - Jul 09, 2017)

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David Allen Lloyd, 57, of Martinstown, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at University Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri.

David was born November 12, 1959 in Unionville, Missouri, the son of Elvin Dale and Virginia Louise (Lawrence) Lloyd. On June 19, 1981 at the Barker United Methodist Church, David was united in marriage to Donna May Mullinix who survives.

He is also survived by his mother of Greentop, MO; two sons, Jeremy Allen Lloyd ...

Dimple Marie (Crout) Lockett

(Apr 21, 1928 - Dec 12, 2018)

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Dimple Marie (Crout) Locket, 90, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at Kirksville Manor Care in Kirksville.

The daughter of Everett and Isabel (Slaughter) Crout, she was born April 21, 1928 in South Gifford, Missouri. Dimple was united in marriage on March 4, 1950 in Kirksville to James Herschel Lockett, who presided her in death on December 26, 2006.

She was also preceded by her parents and one sister, Dasie Ratliff.

Dimple's ...

Dianna Sue (Baker) Logston

(Jun 14, 1952 - Dec 28, 2013)

Dianna Sue (Baker) Logston, 61, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (December 28, 2013) at her home.

Born June 14, 1952 in Kirksville, Missouri, the youngest daughter of James Clyde and Olivene (Kibble) Baker.

Dianna grew up in the Milan and Kirksville areas. She attended Kirksville High and graduated with the Class of 1970, she then attended York community college in York, Nebraska. After college, Dianna worked in the nursing profession around Kirksville and Unionville ...

Daniel Eugene Lonberger

(Jun 03, 1953 - Oct 27, 2017)

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Daniel Eugene Lonberger, 64, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (October 27, 2017) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Born June 3, 1953 in Kirksville, Missouri, Daniel was the son of Franklin Pierce and Dorothy Jean (Jackson) Lonberger. On October 18, 2008 in Kirksville, Missouri, Danny was united in marriage to Gemma Madara Abejuela.

Danny is survived by his wife Gemma of the home; his father, Frank Lonberger of Kirksville, MO; one daughter and ...

Dorothy Jean (Jackson) Lonberger

(Jul 01, 1929 - Apr 23, 2013)

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Dorothy Jean (Jackson) Lonberger, 83, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (April 23, 2013) at her home.

The daughter of Roy Gilbert and Vinessa Viola (Fiscus) Jackson, she was born July 1, 1929 in Kirksville, Missouri. On July 18, 1946 in LaPlata, Missouri, Dorothy was united in marriage to Franklin Lonberger.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Frank of sixty-six years; one son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Gemma Lonberger of Kirksville, MO; one daughter and ...

Fredrick Dale Long Sr.

(Jun 22, 1945 - May 13, 2016)

Fred Dale Long Sr., 70, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Friday (May 13, 2016) at his home.

The son of John and Mary (Lambert) Long, he was born June 22, 1945 in La Plata, Missouri. On October 28, 1967 Fred was united in marriage to Janet Louise Cook, who preceded in death on May 31, 2015.

Fred was also preceded in death by his parents.

Fred is survived by one son, Fredrick Dale Long Jr ...

Janet Louise (Cook) Long

(Nov 04, 1946 - May 31, 2015)

Janet Louise Long, 68, of Canton, Missouri, passed away Sunday (May 31, 2015) at Country View Nursing Facility in Bowling Green, Missouri.

The daughter of George Earnest and Iva Ardella (Wampler) Cook, she was born November 4, 1946 in Eivens, Missouri. Janet was united in marriage on October 28, 1967 to Fred Dale Long, who survives.

Also surviving is one son, Fredrick Dale Long, Jr. of Belton, Missouri; three daughters, Chandra Grawe of Lentner, Missouri ...

Ruby Elain Long

(Jan 02, 1921 - Apr 21, 2013)

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Ruby Elain Long, 92, of Kahoka, Missouri, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (April 21, 2013) at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka.

The daughter of Rass Fountain and Kate Kathyrn (Hedricks) Sizemore, she was born January 2, 1921 in Green Castle, Missouri. On October 4, 1939 in Winigan, Missouri, Ruby was united in marriage to Cecil W. Long who preceded her in death on May 24, 1993.

She was also preceded in ...

Thomas Franklin Long

(Nov 24, 1930 - Jun 11, 2013)

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Thomas Franklin Long, 82, of Macon, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (June 11, 2012) at his home.

The son of Wilbur and Cora (Gladhill) Long, he was born November 24, 1930 in Kirksville, Missouri. On September 24, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, Frank was united in marriage to Wanda Bragg.

Frank is survived by his wife, Wanda of sixty-three years; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Martha Long of Cloverdale, IN; one daughter and son-in-law, Jan and ...

Bernadine Joan Love

(Sep 23, 1933 - Jul 23, 2011)

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Bernadine Love, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away peacefully Saturday (July 23, 2011) at her home surrounded by her family after courageously fighting a hard battle with her health.

The daughter of Oscar and Mildred (Tony) Phelps, she was born September 23, 1933 in Adair County, Missouri. On August 26, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bernadine was united in marriage to Richard Eugene Love who preceded her in death on February 7, 2009. She was also ...

Karen Lynn (Clarkson) Lovingier

(Jan 19, 1962 - May 08, 2017)

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Karen Lovingier, 55, of LaPlata, MO passed away on May 8, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO due to compilations from Scleroderma. Karen was born on January 19, 1962 in Kirksville, MO to the parents of Ivan and Gail (Mansfield) Clarkson.
On November 16, 1979 she was united in marriage to Larry Lovingier of LaPlata, MO. Together they lived in the LaPlata area, most of the time in homes that Larry built ...

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 ...

Richard Lee "Dick" Lowrance

(Sep 09, 1941 - Oct 27, 2014)

A voice of N.E. Missouri has been silenced. Richard Lowrance “Polo” passed away October 27, 2014, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Born September 9, 1941, the son of Russell and Marie (Smith) Lowrance, he was born in Kirksville, Missouri.

Dick is survived by his children, Michael, Kevin, and Shane Lowrance, Tina Curtis; six grandchildren, Hannah, Alexis, Sela and Hoyt Lowrance and Shana and Ethan Curtis and one sister, Joyce Sherrod and one niece ...

Randie Lee Lunsford

(Aug 10, 1949 - Jun 14, 2013)

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Randie Lee Lunsford, 63, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (June 14, 2013) at his home.

The son of Kenneth and Anna Louise (Shaver) Lunsford, he was born August 10, 1949 in Unionville, Missouri. On March 5, 1972 in Kirksville, Missouri, Randie was united in marriage to Chereye Koenig.

Randie is survived by his wife Chereye; one son and daughter-in-law, Marty and Jo Lynn Lunsford of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Michele Lunsford and friend, Rob ...

Beulah Mae Lykins

(Jul 11, 1931 - Feb 05, 2012)

Beulah Mae Lykins, 80, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away from an extended illness at Northeast Regional Medical Center, February 5, 2012, with family by her side.

She was born July 11, 1931 in Livonia, Missouri, to the late James Jackson and Maddie (Trammel) Rowland. She graduated from the Unionville High School with the Class of 1949, attended classes at the now Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri and last attended Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas ...

James Edward Lykins

(Jul 10, 1932 - Apr 29, 2014)

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James Edward Lykins, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday—April 29, 2014 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son and eldest child of Omar Milton and Stella D. (Redden) Lykins, he was born July 10, 1932 in Stricklett, Kentucky. On October 7, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, James was united in marriage to Beulah Mae Rowland, who preceded him in death on February 5, 2012 after 57 years of marriage.

James is survived ...

Jay Stephen "Steve" Lyons

(Aug 09, 1946 - Feb 21, 2017)

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Jay Stephen "Steve" Lyons, 70, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the University Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of the late Ray Henry and Waunita May (Trent) Lyons, he was born August 9, 1946 in Kirksville, Missouri. On August 31, 1975 in Kirksville, Missouri, Steve was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Wiedenkofer.

Steve is survived by his wife Patty of forty-one years; one son and daughter-in-law ...