April 10, 2013

Seippel, Virginia. obitphotoVirginia Marie Seippel

Virginia Marie Seippel, 97, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, April 8, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
She was born September 4, 1915 to Rollin and Martha Minturn in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Virginia married Frank L. Seippel on December 9, 1939. He preceded her in death on August 18, 2000.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Robert F. Seippel; and sons-in-law, Ben Crowley and Donald Sidwell.
Survivors: daughters, Sandra Crowley, Savannah, Missouri, and Carolyn Sidwell, Country Club, Missouri; six grandchildren, Stephen Crowley, Martha Crowley (Travis Tyo), Jennifer Baker (Johnny), Ryan Seippel (Andrea), Chris Sidwell (Heidi), and Tyler Sidwell (Brianna); nine great-grandchildren, Elliott Tyo, Seth, Quentin, Myleigh, and Henley Baker, Brodie Seippel, Hunter and Hayden Sidwell, and Madelyn Sidwell; and two step-great-grandchildren, Madison and Jarod Green.
Services: 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Ashland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Hands of Hope Hospice. The family would like to thank these special angels, Heidi, Sheila, and Missy. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.



Sullivan, Charles.obitphotoCharles Kenneth Sullivan

Charles Kenneth Sullivan, 51, St. Joseph, Missouri left this world on April 9, 2013.
He was born April 10, 1961 to Neal and Mary Sullivan in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Charles married Deborah Cheng on April 11, 1998. She survives of the home.
He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad as an Engineer for sixteen years. He was anxiously awaiting for mushroom season as that was always a favorite time of year.
Charles enjoyed collecting railroad memorabilia, along with fishing with his family.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors: wife; daughter, Collette; step-sons, Allen Wilkinson (Megan) and Daniel Wilkinson; mother; brother, Ronald L. Sullivan; sister, Donna M. Ashworth; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dog, Molly.
Services: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


Randy Lee Swinford, 57 of Maryville, Missouri died on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at St Francis Hospital in Maryville, Missouri.

Randy was born March 7, 1956 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, he was the son of the late Jack and Eldora Mae (Weakley) Swinford, Sr.

Randy was married to Amanda Meyer, October 29, 2008 in Maryville.

Randy was a graduate of Maryville High School, and also had an Associates degree in Computers and Office Management. Before retirement Randy was the Transportation Director for Maryville R-II Schools, continuing to drive for the district after retirement.

A veteran, Randy served in the United States Air Force from 1978-1986.

He was a member of Laura Street Baptist Church, Maryville and a member of the Nodaway Lodge #470 AF & AM.

He was preceded in death by brother, Kenton Paul Swinford and his parents.

Surviving are his wife Amanda, of the home, Maryville, son, Christopher Swinford, Des Moines, IA, daughter, Abby Swinford, Mount Angel, OR, brothers, Mark (Twila) Swinford and Jack Lee (Kimberly) Swinford both of Maryville, MO and Robert (Terri) Swinford, Greenwood, MO, sister, Karen (Ron) Leader, Maryville, four grandchildren, Sadie, Aliyah, Kordell and Jaydon, and numerous neices and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Interment will be in Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville, MO.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Price Funeral Home. followed by a Masonic Service at 7:00.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com