Obituaries, Part 2
PLATTSBURG, Mo. — Anthony “Tony” Enderle, 67, Plattsburg, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at a Kansas City hospital.
Mr. Enderle owned the D-Tone Feed & Grain in Plattsburg and Maysville, Mo.
Born in Parkville, Mo., he lived in the Plattsburg area for 38 years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Plattsburg; and Masonic Lodge No. 113, A.F.&A.M.;
Mr. Enderle was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marjorie; three brothers, Joseph, Andrew and George; and two sisters, Josephine and Marjorie Windle.
Surviving: his wife, Ruth of the home; a son, Kelly, Plattsburg; three daughters, Toni J. Bentsen and Patti George, both of Plattsburg, and Roni S. White, Kansas City; three brothers, Carl, Trimble, Mo., Charles, Kansas City, and William, Wheatridge, Colo.; two sisters, Katherine Ballard and Alvina Riley, both of Kansas City; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, Plattsburg. Burial: Green Lawn Cemetery, Plattsburg. Family visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Cox Funeral Home, Plattsburg.
Keith L. Evans
Keith L. Evans, 82, St. Joseph, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at his residence.
For 30 years, Mr. Evans was an over-the-road truck driver for Crouch Bros. until retiring in 1977. He also farmed for 12 years. After his retirement, he worked in the parts department of Clint Koone Charter.
Born in Hamlin, Kan., on Oct. 30, 1916, he resided in St. Joseph since 1945.
Mr. Evans was a member of the Ashland United Methodist Church; Brotherhood Lodge No. 269, A.F.&A.M.; Hugh de Payens Commandery No. 4, Knights Templar; Mitchell chapter No. 14, Royal Arch Masons; St. Joseph Council No. 9, Royal and Select Masters; Masonic High-Twelve Club No. 49 and St. Joseph chapter No. 198, Order of Eastern Star, of which he was a past worthy patron.
On Aug. 29, 1942, he married Clara M. Adair. She survives of the home.
Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur H. and Alice C.
Additional survivors: a daughter, Cathy Goin, Sioux City, Iowa; two sons, Michael E., St. Joseph, and Marc K., Kansas City; a sister, Alice G. LaCourte, Anaheim, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Meierhoffer Family Funeral Care, St. Joseph. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Family visitation: 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Ashland United Methodist Church or Hands of Hope Hospice, both of St. Joseph.
F. Delores Fisher
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — F. Delores (Bauer) Fisher, 72, Burnsville, formerly of St. Joseph, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Stewartsville, Mo., on April 2, 1927, and lived in St. Joseph before moving to Burnsville in 1979.
She was a graduate of the Stewartsville high school and a homemaker. She was a member of the Mary Mother of the Church Catholic Church in Burnsville.
On April 9, 1945, she married Paul F. Fisher in St. Joseph. He survives of the home.
Mrs. Fisher was preceded in death by her parents, Garmon and Audrey Bauer.
Additional survivors: five sons, Francis, Rockford, Minn., Steve, Ozark, Mo., Chris, Burnsville, Bryan, St. Joseph, and Roger, Seattle; a daughter, Lisa Halvorson, Coon Rapids, Minn.; two brothers, Harry L. Bauer, Pueblo, Colo., and Larry W. Husker, Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Ila M. Kitzenberger, St. Joseph, and Velma Brisco, Pueblo; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Prayer service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Heaton, Bowman, Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation: after 9 a.m. Friday at the chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.
Aurelia G. Hampton
HOYT, Kan. — Aurelia G. (Gleeson) Hampton, 85, Hoyt, formerly of Horton, Kan., died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at a Topeka, Kan., hospital after a brief illness.
Mrs. Hampton was a presser for the Horton Garment Co. in Horton and later the plant in Atchison, Kan., until it was closed.
Born in Atchison on Jan. 27, 1914, she graduated from the Potter, Kan., high school.
On Nov. 27, 1934, she married Frank Hampton in St. Joseph. They made their home in Kansas City, Mo., until moving to Horton in 1945, where they were engaged in farming. In 1971, the couple moved to Lewis and Clark Village at Sugar Lake near Rushville, Mo., and to Mayetta, Kan., in 1976. He died in 1981. She moved to Hoyt after his death.
Mrs. Hampton was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church in Topeka and a former member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church of Atchison.
She also was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Margaret Gleeson; two sisters, Anna Hill and Mary Lee; and a brother, John Gleeson.
Surviving: a daughter, Lenora Schuetz, Hoyt; a son, Jim, Zephyrhills, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Atchison. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Atchison. Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home, Atchison, where family visitation will follow until 9 p.m. Memorials of Mass intentions may be made in care of the funeral home.
Eugene R. Hughes
Eugene R. “Gene” Hughes, 79, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at a St. Joseph hospital.
Mr. Hughes was a heavy equipment salesman in Southern California until retiring in 1983. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps as a field engineer from 1944 to 1946.
Born in St. Joseph on June 24, 1919, he moved in 1929 to Kansas City, where he was reared and received his education. He was a resident of St. Joseph since 1983.
Mr. Hughes was a member of the Ashland United Methodist Church, where he was active in the Wesleyan Sunday school class; St. Joseph Masonic Lodge No. 78, A.F.&A.M.; 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason; Moila Shrine Temple; Masonic High-Twelve Club No. 49 and Eastside Rotary Club, of which he was as a Paul Harris Fellow.
In 1943, he married Mary J. Woodfin in Wichita, Kan. She is deceased.
Then in 1979, he married Ruth S. Gnagy in Hawaii. They lived in Southern California until moving to St. Joseph. She survives of the home.
Mr. Hughes also was preceded in death by his parents, E.R. Sr. and Lillian.
Additional survivors: two daughters, Karen Blas, Westminster, Calif., and Sheryl Gurwell, Lakewood, Colo.; a brother, Robert E., St. Joseph; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Friday, Ashland United Methodist Church. St. Joseph. The body has been cremated. Inurnment: at a later date in the Oxford, Neb., Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements: Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to the Ashland United Methodist Church or Shriners Childrens Hospital.
Claude C. Newton
DES MOINES, Iowa — Claude C. Newton, 93, Des Moines, formerly of St. Joseph, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at a Des Moines hospital after a brief illness.
Mr. Newton was employed in the maintenance department of the United States Postal Service in St. Joseph for 22 years until retiring in 1970. He served in the Army during World War II.
Born in Kearney, Mo., on Sept. 23, 1905, he spent most of his life in St. Joseph until moving to Des Moines 31/2 years ago.
He was a member of the Wyatt Park Baptist Church and Charity Lodge No. 331, A.F.&A.M.;, both of St. Joseph.
Mr. Newton was preceded in death by his wife, the former Eleanor A. Ooyman, in 1955; his parents, Edward and Anna B.; a brother, Paul E.; and a sister, Mildred E. Burchett.
Surviving: a son, Robert C., West Des Moines, Iowa; and two grandchildren.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Meierhoffer Family Funeral Care, St. Joseph, with Masonic rites by members of Charity Lodge No. 331, A.F.&A.M.;, St. Joseph. Burial: Mount Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Westover Funeral Home, Des Moines, and family visitation: one hour before the service at the St. Joseph funeral home.
Charles P. Ozenberger
Charles P. Ozenberger, 92, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at a St. Joseph health-care center.
Mr. Ozenberger was a self-employed dairyman, and then a laborer at Western Dairy and Beatrice Dairy. He also was a laborer at Swift and Co. for 17 years until retiring in 1967. He also owned and operated the Ozenberger Orchard and Ozenberger Nursery from 1952 to 1978.
Born in St. Joseph on March 12, 1907, he was a lifelong resident of St. Joseph.
Mr. Ozenberger was a member of the Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church and the former Woodbine Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for both churches.
In September of 1944, he married Minnie G. Reital in St. Joseph. She died in March of 1999.
Mr. Ozenberger also was preceded in death by his parents, Peter F. and Bertha F.; a brother, Henry; a half brother, Elmer; a sister, Ruth Metting; and a half sister, Laura Adams.
Surviving: numerous nieces and nephews.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday, Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, St. Joseph. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation: after 3 p.m. today at the chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight. Memorials may be made to the Frederick Boulevard Baptist Church Building Chest, St. Joseph.
Kenneth L. Schwope
ATCHISON, Kan. — Kenneth L. Schwope, 84, Atchison, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at a hospital in Blue Springs, Mo.
Mr. Schwope farmed in the Troy and Wathena, Kan., areas. He also worked for Rockwell International in Atchison.
Born in Troy on June 6, 1914, he lived in Atchison for the past 19 years.
He attended the Troy high school and was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 1935, he married Hazel E. Weber. They were divorced in 1955. Then on June 29, 1969, he married Betty Simpson. She survives of the home.
Mr. Schwope was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Luella; and a sister.
Additional survivors: two sons, Roger and Richard, both of Blue Springs; two sisters, Mildred Ramsire, Denver, and Geraldine Schwope, New York; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison. Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Troy. Family visitation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Atchison.