Kenneth M. Wollnick
Kenneth was born on September 22, 1943 in to Paul A. & Freda G. (Scholz) Wollnick.
Kenneth served in the U.S. Army. He graduated from Wathena High School & Missouri Western College & worked as an I. T. Specialist for 37 years at the Heartland Hospital of St. Joseph, Missouri. Kenneth was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus & the American Legion Post #161 all of Wathena.
He was preceded in death by his parents & brother-in-law, Charles Brosi.
Survivors: sisters, Geneva Brosi of Savannah, Missouri;
Ruth Stickley (Doug) of Maryville, Missouri;
9 Nieces & 9 nephews.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 6, 2017,
at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wathena, Kansas.
Rosary: 5:30 P.M. Friday evening at the church, with visitation to follow until 7 P.M.
Friends may call after 9 A.M. Thursday at the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas.
Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Troy, Kansas, where there will be military honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post #161.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church Renovation Fund or Donor’s Choice.
Judith “Judi” A. Simerly
Judith “Judi” A. Simerly, 70, of Saint Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her home. She was born November 21, 1946 in Twin Brooks, South Dakota, daughter of the late Priscilla & Louie Westphal. She married James “Jim” Simerly on October 4, 2010, and he survives of the home. She worked as a Hairdresser for 30 years, also the bar manager at the VFW post 6760 for 16 years. She loved organizing special events, and fundraisers for the Post, plus all the great help with the employee’s and friends. Judi was preceded in death by her parents, and a daughter, Lori Ann. Survivors include husband, James E. Simerly of the home, son, Ronnie (Carla) Richardson, Faucett, MO, and granddaughter, Alliyah Richardson. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date at the VFW Post 6760. She will be cremated under the care and direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.
Megan Kay Mooney
Megan Kay Mooney, 27, of Hiawatha, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 29, 2017, at her apartment in Hiawatha.
Survivors include her parents Michelle and Terry Mooney, her brother Christopher Mooney, paternal grandmother Sharon Mooney, all of White Cloud, and maternal grandmother Connie Knight of Leavenworth.
Cremation is planned with a Celebration of Megan’s life at 10 a.m. Friday, May 5, at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha. Family and friends are invited to the George Ogden Community Building on the Iowa Reservation immediately following service for fellowship and lunch.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Brown County Humane Society, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.
Elizabeth L “Betty” Buehler
Elizabeth L. “Betty” Buehler, 94, of Hiawatha, died Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Hiawatha Community Hospital.
Survivors include three daughters: Barbara Mitchell, Mary Ann Edds, Janet Mendez; brother Robert Lehnherr, sister Dorothy Zimbelman.
A Celebration of Betty’s life is planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the First Presbyterian Church in Hiawatha.
The family will receive friends from 11 until 1 p.m. just prior to service at the Church.
Memorial contributions suggested to the Brown County Historical Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.
Mary Louise Grier
Mary Louise (Hatch) Grier, 57, of Hiawatha, Kansas, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.
Mary was born in Falls City, Nebraska, August 15, 1959, to Delbert Dwayne and Marilyn Maureen Hatch. She went to high school at Falls City and graduated in 1977. Mary married Barry Lamont Grier, August 21, 1983 and had made Hiawatha their home all of their married life. She went on to get her CNA and CMA and worked at Ketter Manor in Falls City. She also worked at Hiawatha Place and Maple Heights Nursing Home; and in later years, at Champs Chicken at Lindy’s Thriftway, all in Hiawatha.
She loved family game nights; playing Liverpool, Yahtzee, and various other board games. She enjoyed taking night time cruises with her husband Barry; also watching cooking shows and having her grandchildren stay the night with them.
Survivors include her husband Barry of the home; three children: Courtney Large (34), Kyle Grier (28), and Caleb Grier (23), all of Hiawatha; a brother David Hatch (Cindy) of Sabetha, KS. As well as, a number of grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a grandson Christopher Winder.
A Celebration of Mary’s life is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Fisher Community Center in Hiawatha. Malcolm Grier will officiate. Interment will follow at the Hiawatha Cemetery, with lunch immediately following for family and friends at the Fisher Community Center.
The family will meet with friends from 6:30 until 8 Wednesday evening at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha.
Memorial contributions to be made in her name to help with funeral costs, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.
Joyce Ann Vogel
Joyce Ann Vogel, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born February 9, 1934 on the family farm near San Antonio, Missouri to Herbert and Margaret (Wenger) Vogel, they preceded her in death.
Joyce was a member of Clair United Methodist Church where she was an organist and Sunday school teacher for sixty years. She was also a member of Platte Valley Community Club and Church Women United.
She enjoyed bowling and working in her yard.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Vogel.
Survivors include brother, Stanley R. Vogel (Maurine); sister, Virginia V. Patton; nephew, Jerry Patton (Dorothy); nieces, Connie Patton and Denise Armfield (Greg); nephew, Timothy Vogel (Kelly); and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Oakridge Cemetery, Cosby, Missouri. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Clair United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Russell L. Morris
Russell L. Morris, 82, Savannah, Missouri passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care.
He was born January 14, 1935 in Nodaway County, Missouri to John and Gladys (Pistole) Morris. They preceded him in death.
Russell married Cheryl L. Sharp on June 4, 1960. She preceded him in death March 23, 2009.
He graduated from Pickering High School and later earned his bachelor’s degree at Northwest Missouri State University. Russell proudly served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a driver’s examiner for the State of Missouri before joining the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 1960. He was stationed with the patrol in Grant City, Cameron and St. Joseph before retiring in 1991.
Russell enjoyed woodworking and traveling. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Leslie and Eldon Morris.
Survivors include his children, Richard L. Morris (Celerina), Sherrilyn L. Morris and Karl L. Morris; grandchildren, Margaux E. Morris and Marshall E. Morris; sisters, Louise White and Vivian Harris.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Missouri State Highway Patrol- MASTERS. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Norma Jean Gabriel
Norma Jean Gabriel, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, April 28, 2017.
She was born December 21, 1924 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Grafton and Mary Ethel (Estes) McGlothlin. Norma grew up around the Lake Contrary area and attended Shepherd School.
Norma married Guy Perry in 1941, he passed away on September 1, 1959. She then married Leo Gabriel on June 1, 1963, he passed away March 14, 1995.
Norma worked at the Chase Candy Company, Big Smith Manufacturing and Wyatt Hardware.
She was a member of Copeland Baptist Church.
Norma enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles, Earl, Herbert and William; and sister, Catherine Ebling.
Survivors include niece and caregiver, Beverly Freeman (Larry) and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family requests memorial donations made to Copeland Baptist Church or the charity of your choice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Peggy Josephine Browning
Peggy Josephine Browning, 79, Pattonsburg, Missouri passed away at her home Thursday, April 27, 2017.
She was born October 1, 1937 in Osborn, Missouri to Eddie B and Mildred Innis (Dewey) Smith. The family later moved to St. Joseph where she lived most of her life, she also resided in Maysville for a time and in Pattonsburg for the past twenty years.
Peggy was united in marriage to Eugene L. Browning, Sr. February 11, 1955 and celebrated 62 years of marriage in February of this year. To this union three children were born, Eugene Jr, Michael and Pamela. She served as a CNA at Methodist Hospital and Heartland East Hospitals for many years and worked as a stock clerk at the North Belt K- Mart before retiring.
Peggy loved life and always had a positive outlook, no matter what the situation. She was an avid sports fan and loved watching football on television, playing bingo and Nintendo, as well as collecting elephant figurines. Peggy always remembered each of her children and grandchildren at every holiday and birthdays, by sending them cards, with a “little something” in them, no matter what their age. She had a wonderful smile that could light up the whole world.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Eugene, Jr.; brothers, Claude, Franklin, Ronald Edward and Arlin; sisters, Zetta, Norma, Sharon, and Linda;
Survivors include her husband, Eugene; son, Michael, both of the home; daughter, Pamela Mooney (Richard); grandchildren, Christopher, Damien (Maggie), Ryen (Miranda), Aaron (Megan), Jessica (Ricky), and Liam (Nikki); seven great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild; sister, Roberta Yandell; several nieces and nephews, and her beloved dog, “Miss Daisy”
Farewell Services 3:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Mosaic Life Care Hospice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Sandra Anita Jones
St. Joseph, Missouri – Sandra Anita Jones, St. Joseph, passed April 26, 2017. She was born May 10, 1936, Graham, MO., to Harvey Wayne and Frances Leeper Hayzlett. Sandra graduated from high school in Graham and attended Northwest Missouri State University where she met and married Larry A. Jones.
Sandra was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church, Chapter EE P.E.O., St Joseph Flower Society, and Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. She enjoyed volunteering at Mosaic Life Care and serving on various boards of charitable organizations in the St. Joseph community. Sandra loved traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Larry.
Survivors include: her husband, James Taylor; daughter, Pam Nelson (Scott); son, Todd Jones (Peni), Helena, MT; grandchildren, Adam Nelson (fiancée Maria Manlowe); Matt Nelson, Peter Jones, and Julianne Jones; and sister, Carla Conley, Columbia, MO.
Cremation services are under the direction of Harman-Rohde, Wathena, KS.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials requested to Wyatt Park Christian Church, NWMSU Foundation, or American Cancer Society.
Ellen Dolores ‘DeDe’ (Brown) Fogler, 96, of St. Joseph, MO, formerly of Atchison, KS, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Private family inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, MO. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home . Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Atchison and left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.beckerdyer.com .
DeDe was born February 3, 1921 in Helena, Missouri, the daughter of Loren E. and Vera (Hoffmann) Brown. De De was educated in Iowa and Missouri and graduated from Weston (MO) High School in 1938. She graduated from a secretarial school in Kansas City, Missouri, and worked as a secretary before her marriage to Frank A. Fogler on November 24, 1943 in Weston. They moved to Atchison in 1946 where they owned Fogler Studio of Photography from 1946 to 1984. DeDe was a member of the First Baptist Church of Atchison, Baptist Women’s Circle and she sang in the church choir for many years. She was also a member of the Family, Community and Education Association; Atchison Historical Society; Friends of the Atchison Library. DeDe a member of the’ Ukulele Ladies Trio’ enjoyed playing the ukulele and volunteered her music at nursing homes and different activities. She is a life member of the Kansas Professional Photography Association. DeDe especially loved her home, family and granddaughter, Mary.
Her husband, Frank, preceded DeDe in death on February 27, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert E. Fogler on March 21, 2017; and a sister, Alice Benner.
Survivors include her daughter in law, Judy Fogler, St. Joseph, MO; a granddaughter, Mary (Chris) Brinton , St. Joseph, MO; great-grandchildren, Andrew, McKinley and Cade Brinton; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Betty Ann Severe-Walker
Betty Ann Severe-Walker 89, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care hospital. She was born October 27, 1927 in Craig, MO, daughter of the late Edna and Lee Donovan. She graduated from Lafayette class of 1945. She worked at the Conser Laundry & Pearl-Nuway as a Bookkeeper. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church. Betty loved to cook, and family dinners, she also enjoyed embroidery, working in the yard, and traveling with her husband in their younger years. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Walker, her parents, step son Donald Walker, and a brother, Lee Donovan, Jr.. Survivors include, sons, Kenneth Severe, Saint Joseph, MO, and John “Dick” (Deb) Severe, Sioux City, IA, daughters, Patricia (Bob) Teaney, Gower, MO, and Mickey (Charles) Boydston, Elwood, KS, stepson Richard (Janice) Walker and sister, Sharon Irwin, Lees Summit, MO., grandchildren: Chad, Chris (Jennifer), Jason, Jacob (Alina), Matt (Lisa), Michael (Christy), and Randy Kristen), step grandchildren, Darrian (Jeff), Troy, Terribeth, Brad, and Monica, 8, great grandchildren, 9, step great grandchildren, Funeral services will be conducted at 2pm Monday, May 1, 2017 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rev. Albert Shirley officiating, The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the New Liberty Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the Immanuel Baptist Church in care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
Matthew Sabin Kowalski
Matthew S Kowalski 93, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home. Born March 15, 1924 in Kunow, Poland. He immigrated from Poland after WWII as a displaced person living in Clyde Missouri with the religious Nuns and Monks. He moved to St. Joseph to work and met and married his late wife Helen (Tworek) at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. He worked at Swift and Company, and retired from Carnation. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church and a former member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Matt was preceded in death by his parents Bernice and Vincent Kowalski, seven brothers and sisters, wife, Helen Ann Kowalski, and son, Richard Kowalski. Survivors include daughters, Lore (Rob) Teschner, and Judy Cross (Mike Conard) of Saint Joseph, MO, 4 grandchildren: Aimee (Mike) Clardy, Jeremy (Dawn) Teschner, Nikki Cross, and Kelce Cross. and 5 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 10:30 am at St. James Catholic Church, Father Evan Harkins Celebrant. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm, Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home and the family will receive friends until 8:00 PM on Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Mount Olivet Cemetery . Memorials are requested to the St. James Renovation fund. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
Dee Schubert, 60, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at her home.
She was born November 24, 1956 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Harold and Donna (Watson) Frasher.
Dee married John Schubert May 26, 1982, he survives of the home.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Frasher; and brother, Mike.
Additional survivors include daughter, Jody Thompson (Bobby); son, Corey Frasher (Tiffany), Springfield, Missouri; grandchildren, Codey, Zachery, Austin (Jaileigh), Bradley, Kynzley and Lily; mother, Donna Frasher; and sister, Traci Frasher.
Natural Farewell under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation to the American Heart Association or National Kidney Foundation. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Sharon Kaye Mitchell
Sharon Kaye Mitchell 71, Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care Hospital. She was born October 2, 1945 in St. Joseph, MO, and married William Mitchell December 23, 1964, he survives of the home. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandkids, playing cards, and bingo. Her door was always open to her family and friends. Sharon was preceded in death by father, Jacob Cogdill, step father, Doyle Parham, mother, Gertrude Parham, brother, Jakey Cogdill, sister, Alma Parham. Survivors include, husband, William Mitchell, Sr. of the home, six children: Kevin Ebling of St. Joseph, Robin (Jeremy) Epperson of Hiawatha, KS, Patty Mitchell, William “Bill” Mitchell Jr. , Kathy Mitchell, all of St. Joseph, MO, and Steven (Jeanette) Mitchell of Kansas City, MO, 16 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, brothers, Richard, Gary, Clifford, and Carl Parham, sisters, Roberta Walker, Doylene Ball, and Carolyn Mitchell.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 am, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Rupp Funeral Home, with Rodney Stiglic officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The inurnment will be at a later date. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
Arlen Dale Roach
Arlen D. Roach 82, of Saint Joseph, MO passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Mosaic Life Care Hospital. He was born July 16, 1934 in St. Joseph, MO, son of the late Vida and Orbah Roach. He graduated from Benton High School and attended the St. Joseph Junior College, and Northwest Missouri State University. He worked at Farmland Industries, Woodbury Chemical as a Exterminator – Inspector. He enjoyed antiquing, auctions, and garage sales. He was a member and very involved with St. James Catholic Church, serving on several commitees, and played the organ. Arlen was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jon and Gary Roach, sister, Gail Kelley. Survivors include brother, Jim Roach, and several nieces and nephews. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 1, 2017, at 10:00 am at the St. James Catholic Church. The Rosary will be recited at 5:00 pm, Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home with the family to receive friends until 7:00 PM Sunday. Interment will be at the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Memorials are requested in lieu of flowers to the St. James Renovation Fund. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.
Terry William ‘Butch’ Ball, 76, a lifelong Atchison resident and Pharmacist, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 26, 2017.
Memorial services have been set for 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Abbot Barnabas Senecal, OSB, will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Atchison. Family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Atchison YMCA, Atchison Achievement Services or The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and may be sent to the funeral home. Words of comfort and sympathy may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Butch was born on March 5, 1941 in Atchison, the son of Max and Zilpha (Cummings) Ball. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1959 and from The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy in 1965. Upon graduation, Butch was drafted into military service with the United States Army and served his country honorably from 1966 to 1968. After completing his military commitments, Butch returned to Atchison with his family and began working for his father (Max) and his uncle (Merle) at Ball Brothers’ Drug Store at 733 Commercial. A year later, in 1969, he purchased his uncle’s stake of the business and became partners with his Dad. He subsequently became the sole proprietor of the store in 1975 after purchasing Max’s half of the business. Butch purchased Domann’s Drug Store in 1992. He merged the two businesses, and moved to the larger Domann’s building at 504 Commercial and closing the 733 Commercial Street location. Butch’s son Chad followed in his footsteps by becoming a pharmacist and going to work for his father in 2001. Chad eventually bought the business from Butch in 2009, and he and Butch continued to work side by side until Ball Brothers’ Drug Store closed its doors for good in 2011. Butch served the Atchison Community, which he dearly loved, for over forty-six years as a pharmacist. He was known for his ability to connect with his customers and for always having the people of Atchison’s best interest at heart. Ever the people person, Butch loved to keep busy, so in 2013, he earned his realtor’s license and was currently working for United Country Realty in Atchison. He was thoroughly enjoying his second career.
Butch was member of the Atchison Elk’s Club, Bellevue Country Club, Past-President of the Fellowship Club, and served on the Board of Directors for the Atchison YMCA. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Atchison Achievement Services, and Valley Hope. He was a member of the Kansas Pharmacist Association, the National Community Pharmacy Association and the University of Kansas Williams Fund.
Butch’s passions in life were his family, sports, snow skiing, and the Atchison Community. He was proud to be an alumnus of Atchison High School and The University of Kansas. He played all sports in high school, and continued to follow and support the Redmen and the Jayhawks as a fan and booster for his entire adult life. He loved to go snow skiing and his annual treks to Colorado with his best friend of 47 years, J. David Farris, were always an adventure. Butch loved Atchison, Kansas. He took great pride in his hometown and always saw it for its very best. Butch was very proud of his sons and grandchildren and loved to spend time with them, and attend their sporting events. His favorite sport was basketball and he particularly enjoyed watching his son Brad coach and grandson Tanner play.
Butch and Mary Nass were united in marriage on June 10, 1967 in Atchison. After briefly living in El Paso, Texas while Butch was still in the military, Butch and Mary returned to Atchison in 1968.
Butch was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Judy Taylor. Survivors include his wife, Mary, of 50 years; two sons, Brad (Anne) Ball of Tomball, TX and Chad (Carri) Ball of Wichita, KS; five grandchildren, Tanner, Avery, Lindsey, Maxwell and Addison; sister, Kathy Hines of Atchison, Numerous nieces and nephews and many, many, many friends.
Jo Louise “Jeff” Jefferies
Jo Louise “Jeff” Jefferies, 91, Smithville, Missouri, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Smithville Living Center, Smithville, Missouri.
She was born April 8, 1926 to William and Paralee (Trammell) Leucht in St. Joseph, Missouri.
She married the love of her life, Norman Jefferies, and they celebrated their anniversary every Labor Day. He preceded her in death on August 18, 2006.
She graduated from St. Joseph’s Sister’s Hospital with an RN degree. She then spent most of her career working at St. Joseph’s Sister’s Hospital in labor and delivery. She later worked for and retired from Dr. Edmund Kline’s OBGYN office.
Mrs. Jefferies was a faithful member of Huffman United Methodist Church.
Jo enjoyed crafts, collecting and repairing dolls, crocheting, sewing, gardening and going fishing. She absolutely loved babies, especially taking care of her grandbabies. She was known by many as the baby whisperer.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Billy Leucht; sister, Kathlyn Angsten; and son, Timothy Jefferies.
Survivors include her daughters, Andrea Randolph (Kendall), Deborah Dameron (Ron) and Cynthia Terrill (Mike); fourteen grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and brother, Tom Leucht.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Huffman United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.