Robert L. “Bob” Younger, 90, Easton, Missouri died Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was born on April 11, 1922 to Walter and Florence Younger. Robert married LaVona Evans on December 31, 1949. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2007. He served in the United States Army in the #737 Tank Battalion during World War II under General Patton. Mr. Younger worked at Mead Products for thirty-five years as a forklift order filler. He enjoyed his retirement, loved to eat out, enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, did small engine repair, and loved to tinker with everything. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; grandson, Brad Reno; sister, Fairy Younger; and brothers, Franklin and Walter Younger, Jr. Survivors: daughter, Connie Reno, St. Joseph, Missouri; sons, Dennis Younger, Agency, Missouri, and Steve Younger (Dawn), St. Joseph, Missouri; three grandchildren; two great – grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; former son-in-law, Jerry Reno, St. Joseph, Missouri; and sister, Roma Sprague (Dale). Services: 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 2:00 P.M. Friday. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com
Betty Loraine McCush
Betty Loraine McCush, 84, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, November 19, 2012 at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, Iowa. She was born on November 13, 1928, in St. Joseph, Missouri to Thomas and Estella Harris. Betty married Jack McCush on February 27, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 30, 2009. Mrs. McCush worked at Mead Products and she was a member of South Park United Methodist Church and the United Paper Workers Local #29. Betty was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Dennis McCush; daughter, Carol Perman; and five brothers and sisters. Survivors: sons, Jack McCush (Mary), Boonville, Missouri Roger McCush (Donna), Savannah, Missouri, and Bob McCush (Brenda), Plattsburg, Missouri; son-in-law, Jesse Perman; daughter, Christy Rupp (Mike), Cherokee, Iowa; brother, Richard Harris Sr. (Ethel); twenty grandchildren; nineteen great – grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Friday. The family suggests memorial gifts to South Park United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.