Obituaries

Albert L. Miller

Albert Lee “Al” Miller, 86, Rockville, passed away on Tuesday evening, Aug. 9, 2016. Al was born on Nov. 7, 1929, at Roscoe the son of Anthony Anderson and Grace Gertrude (Bishop) Miller. Al moved to Kansas City at a young age. He worked as a laborer at Sheffield Steel and National Plastics. Al married

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Minniebell Rose (Passig) Miller

Minniebell Rose (Passig) Miller, 84, Rockville, passed away Wednesday evening, Aug. 10, 2016. Minnie was born on Aug. 30, 1931, at Libby, MT, to Augustus (Gus) Elmer and Gladys Ellia Maxine (Irwin) Passig. They moved to Marceline when Minnie was a child. Minnie moved to Kansas City as a young woman. She worked for a

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Bernadette ‘Berni’ Berning (Preis)

A celebration of life for Bernadette “Berni” Berning (Preis), hosted by Brenda Dayton-Novelli, will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in the First Christian Church, 300 South Main, El Dorado Springs.

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Loy Summers

Loy Summers, 82, El Dorado Springs, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at his home. He was born July 14, 1934, in Clinton the son of Elmer Summers and Melba E. (Hosterman) Summers. Loy married Vicki Corrine LaJaunie on Nov. 25, 1988 in Lexington and she survives of the home. He retired as a lineman with

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Pearl Ruth Larsen

Pearl Ruth Larsen, 91, was born Sept. 29, 1924, in Rockville to Fredrick Carl and Ethel Belle (Chappell) Freyer. She passed away Aug. 14, 2016, at the Golden Living – New Haven Care Center, Odessa. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 20, in Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs, with burial in the Rockville

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C. Waggoner Morerod

C. Waggoner Morerod, 66, of Kansas City, KS, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. Waggoner was born Dec. 1, 1949, in Nevada to Shurley B. and Etalka Morerod. He graduated from Schell City High School in 1967, then went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Southwest Baptist University. He then served with

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Ila Elaine Tuder

Ila Elaine Tuder, 90, El Dorado Springs, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. She was born Dec. 7, 1925, to Clarence and Bertha (Wertz) Bliss in St. Clair County. Ila married Glenn Tuder on Aug. 28, 1943. She worked with him on the family farm and was a homemaker. She liked to sew and crochet.

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Dortha A. Fugate

Dortha Fugate, 96, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away at her home on Thursday evening, July 28, 2016. Dortha was born Sept. 4, 1919, in St. Clair County to Howard and Pearl (Cochran) Smith. Dortha attended the Union Point School through the eighth grade. She married Buddy Fugate on Dec. 3, 1934. They were

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Bernadette ‘Berni’ Berning (Preis)

Bernadette “Berni” Berning (Preis), 62, left this life on July 27, 2016. Berni was born on Aug. 18, 1953, in Los Angeles, CA, to Bernard Preis and Margaret Grindstaff.  She lived most of her adult life in El Dorado Springs. Berni was raised by her loving foster parents, Herbert and Claudia Hennes. She grew up

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Raymond Carl Shellhorn

Raymond Carl Shellhorn, 75, Independence, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Raymond was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Montevallo, to Jesse and Viola Shellhorn. Brother, Robert Shellhorn, sisters, Rosalee Bogart and Rhonda Friar. He married Shirley Mae Rice April 2, 1960, and had two children, Stacy and Kevin (wife, Julie), two grandchildren, Jessica and Amanda,

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