Barbara J. (Salfrank) Freeman
1935 – 2019
Barbara J. (Salfrank) Freeman, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Liberty, Missouri.
Mrs. Freeman was born May 3, 1935 in Rock Port, Missouri.
She married Eddie F. Freeman October 9, 1955 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rock Port, Missouri.
Barbara was an Avon Representative for over 40 years and was a member of Garden Club, Questors, Christian Singles and Silver and Gold. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie F. Freeman; parents, Carl G. and Dorothy E. Salfrank; two brothers, Donald and Byron Salfrank.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Christian (Darrell), Liberty, Missouri and Janelle Albertson (Marty), Kansas City, Missouri; grandchildren, Kyler Christian (Connie), Kaitlyn Christian, Branson Albertson (Jessica), Blake Albertson (Natalee); great-grandchild, Cecilia Q. Christian; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Celebration of Life 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.
Delores Diana “Dumpy” (Ingram) Burgess
1955 – 2019
Delores Diana “Dumpy” (Ingram) Burgess, 63, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born November 27, 1955.
Delores loved angels, butterflies and visiting family. She enjoyed thrift store shopping, playing video games and listening to music; especially anything by Dolly Parton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Leroy and Velma Mae (Taylor) Burgess, Sr.; former husbands, Vernon Gibson, Ronald Ingram; brothers-in-law, Charles Caples and William Burris Russell.
Survivors include her sons, William George Gibson, Joseph Anthony Gibson; sisters, Sharon Kay Russell, Peggy Lynn Caples, Karen Elaine Chapman; brothers, William Leroy Burgess, Jr., George L. Burgess (Brenda), Michael William Burgess (DeLonna); numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to American Cancer Society.
Elbert “Bert” Page
1930 – 2019
Elbert “Bert” Page, 88, of Hoyt, died Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
He was born September 1, 1930 at Beverly, KS, the son of Harvey and Helen McIntyre Page. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Bert owned and operated Bert’s Painting in the Hoyt and Topeka area for many years.
He was a member of the Hoyt United Methodist Church.
A special date for Bert was September 1, 1970. His sobriety date.
He married Dorothy (Harvey) Baker in June of 1966. She preceded him in death on August 31, 2008.
Bert was also preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Stacy Ellen Page.
Survivors include two sons, Scott Page (Carola), Stuttgart, Germany and Robert A. Page (Monissa), St. Helena Island, SC; a daughter, Michelle Bosworth, Topeka; one step-daughter, Virginia Hood (Pat), Leavenworth; a brother, Dwight Page (Keiko), Los Angeles, CA; a sister, Pat Fleeman, Colorado Springs; thirteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 18th at the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hoyt. Burial with flag presentation will follow in the Hoyt Cemetery. Bert will lie in state after 10:00 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home where family and friends will meet from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Hoyt United Methodist Church, and may be sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 280, Hoyt, KS 66440.