Funeral Notices

Joe Penrod

Joseph “Joe” Penrod, 70, died Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born May 31, 1947 in Gainesville, to Bill Joe and Hannah J. (Wright) Penrod. He spent his childhood between Gainesville and Hutchinson, Kan. He graduated from Gainesville High School. He moved in 1972 to Gravois Mills. He served in the United States Army from

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Gary Bachman

Gary Lee Bachman, 79, died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was raised in St. Joseph, where he graduated from Central High School. He joined the Army National Guard in 1959 and was honorably discharged in 1965. After taking early retirement from Amoco Oil, he moved to the

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Joshua Wayne Goodman

Joshua Wayne Goodman, 36, of Gravois Mills, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1980, in Columbia, a son of Jack Montoya and Kathern Goodman. He worked at the Hearnes Center in Columbia as a custodian until health prevented him. He enjoyed the outdoors, taking nature walks, listening to

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John Stevenson

John Paul Stevenson, 83, of Stover, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Golden Age Living Center in Stover. He was born May 21, 1934 in Lewiston Ill., a son of John H. and Gertrude E. (Pierce) Stevenson. In 1954, he married Betty McDaniel of Macomb, Ill. and had two sons, John Stevenson and Randall Stevenson.

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Karl John Koster

Karl John Koster, 67, of Sunrise Beach, died Friday, June 30, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Wichita, Kan., a son of the late Martin and Marie (Rosenhagen) Koster, and grew up in nearby Cheney, Kan. He married Martha Koster May 10, 1980, in Topeka, Kan. She survives of the

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Norman Grooms

Norman Alva Grooms, 65, of Gravois Mills, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his home. He was born Jan. 29, 1952 in Ainsworth, Neb., a son of the late Alva Edward and Vera Margaret (Davis) Grooms. He married Suzanne Jo (Trotter) Boye Aug. 28, 1987 in Fremont, Neb. He was raised in the Valentine, Neb.

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