Funeral Notices

Nell Nora Draffen

Nell Nora Draffen Nell Nora Draffen, age 92, of Versailles, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. She was born January 21, 1928, in Fortuna, a daughter of the late Hiram E. and Hazel (Wright) Shepp. On October 7, 1951, at the Versailles United Methodist Church, she was

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Mary Ellen Murphy

Mary Ellen Murphy Mary Ellen Murphy, 74, of Camdenton, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Lake Regional Hospital after a fight against COVID-19. She was born Jan. 11, 1946, in Macomb, Ill., a daughter of Cecil and Mary Eleanor Rockwell. She graduated in 1963 from high school from the Western Illinois University Laboratory School. She

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Gregory Scott Heimsoth

Gregory Scott Heimsoth Gregory Scott Heimsoth, 53, of Stover, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, near Cole Camp. He was born on March 28, 1967, in Sedalia, a son of Orville Henry and Patricia Ann (Meyer) Heimsoth. He grew up on a farm near Haw Creek, bucking bales and milking cows. He attended the Lutheran School

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Kenneth Eugene Birlingmair

Kenneth Eugene Birlingmair Kenneth Eugene Birlingmair, 68, of Smithville, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at his lake home. He was born Sept. 29, 1952, in Des Moines, Iowa, a son of Eugene and Shirley (Phipps) Birlingmair. He married Amy (Currie) Birlingmair April 21, 1999, in Grand Cayman Island. She survives of the home. He was

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Gladys Marie “Tootie” Palmer

Gladys Marie “Tootie” Palmer Gladys Marie “Tootie” Palmer, 92, of Stover, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City. She was born Sept. 22, 1928, in Centertown, the second youngest of 13 children born to Ferdinand and Emma Rosa Haldiman Walter. As a young girl, she lived in several communities

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Maren Ann Schenewark

Maren Ann Schenewark Maren Ann Schenewark, 95, of Cole Camp, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at her home. She was born June 21, 1925, in Anchorage, Alaska, the daughter of Ludwig and Apricinia (Metrokin) Lauritz. She grew up in Anchorage, attended high school at Auburn Academy near Seattle, Wash., and attended college at Walla Walla,

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