Ramona Lisa Best
1970 – 2019
Ramona Lisa Best, 49, of St Joseph, passed away Monday April 15, 2019 at her home in St. Joseph.
She was born February 26, 1970 in St. Joseph. She attended Benton High School. She worked at Stetson Hat and later BMS Warehousing for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, being outdoors, going to the casino, coloring and working puzzles.
Ramona was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Best, father, Robert Best Sr., brother, Rick Best.
She is survived by daughter, Stormy Monroe of St Joseph, son, Donald Easter, of St. Joseph; brothers, Robert Best, David Caw, Marvin Ballard, Terry Soule, and Ernie Best, sisters, Cindy Best, Toni Best, Christina Best and Debbie Best; grandchildren, Sabrina Laws, Emerson Horn and Jackson Shepherd.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Rupp Funeral Home, Memorial Service following Monday, April 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Rupp Funeral Home with Pastor Leanna VanZandt-Nauman officiating. She will be cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to the Ramona Best Memorial Fund, c/o Rupp Funeral Home.
Mary Grace Sprague
1944 – 2019
Mary Grace Sprague, 75, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019.
She was born January 16, 1944 in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Mary was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Altar Society, Charitable Ladies of St. Joseph and a frequent volunteer at MIR House of Prayer. She was a graduate of Avila College with a BS Degree in nursing. Mary worked as a registered nurse at Sisters and Heartland Hospital for 28 years.
She was an amazing mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Marguerite (Dunbar) Allgaier; brothers, John, James, Joe, Howard and Bill Allgaier.
Survivors include daughters, Lisa Scott (Brad), Deborah Foster (Toby); son, Timothy Sprague (Lisa); grandchildren, Emily Blue (Harrison), Katie Scott, Megan and Madlyn Sprague, Hallie and Ella Foster; sister, Betty Chappell; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Easton, Missouri. Parish Rosary 5:30 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church or American Cancer Society. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.