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1960 
Dennis A Cook
Dennis A. Cook, Sr., 52, of Hazelwood, was born on January 25, 1943, on a farm in rural Maries County near Vichy, a son of Leslie H Cook, Sr., and Helen Bray Cook. He passed away at the home of his sister Diane Swanson in Vichy as a result of massive heart attack at 2:42 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 1995, while visiting for the weekend.
 
Mr. Cook was united in marriage first to Carol Sanders and to this marriage two children were born, Michelle and Sherri. He later married Mary L. Weathers on October 2, 1971, and they also had two children, Dawn and Dennis, Jr.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Hobart Cook.
 
Survivors include his wife, Mary, of Hazelwood; four children, Michelle D. Moloney (married to George Moloney) of St. Peters, Sherri L. Cook and Dawn M. Cook, both of Florissant, and Dennis A. Cook, Jr., of the home in Hazelwood; six brothers and sisters, Diane Swanson of Vichy, Shirley Moore of Florissant, Vivian Moon of Arab, Alabama, Leslie Cook, Jr., of Vichy, John Cook of St. Louis and Lynn Cook of Ferguson; and four grandchildren, Wesley R. Moore, George Ryan Moloney, Nicholas A. Moloney and Corey J. Moloney.
 
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May, 1995, in the White-Mullen Mortuary in Ferguson. Interment was in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Jennings.
 
William James Hinson
William James Hinson, 60, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, August 7, 2004, at Capital Region Medical Center.

He was born March 16, 1944, in Maries County, Missouri, a son of William M. and Anita Dale (Lawson) Hinson. He was married January 31, 1976, in Mary's Home, Missouri, to Judy Morff, who survives at the home.

William worked as a mail room supervisor for the Missouri Department of Corrections from April of 1976 up until his retirement August 1, 2004. He was a graduate of Vienna High School in Vienna, Missouri and a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed watching baseball games, listening to Bluegrass music and doing genealogical research.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; his mother, Anita "Dale" Hinson of Vienna, Missouri; two daughters, Amanda Loux (husband Bobby) and Rachel Claunch (husband Chris), both of Jefferson City; two sons, William Hinson (wife Shelly) of Jefferson City, Christopher Hinson (wife Jen) of Hawaii; three sisters, Virginia Bell (husband Claude) of Dixon, Missouri, June Weathers (husband Bill) of Nixa, Missouri, Jane Hayes of Vienna, Missouri; and three grandchildren, Jesse, Jessica, and Lani. He was preceded in death by his father, William M. Hinson.

Friends will be received from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Houser-Millard Funeral Directors, Jefferson City Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2004, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Directors, Jefferson City Chapel, with Rev. Rudolph W. Beard officiating. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, Jefferson City Chapel, 2613 West Main Street; Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838.
 
Georgia Ann Sherrell Hamm
Georgia Ann Sherrell Hamm, 46, Vienna died Wednesday September 21, 1988 at Charles E. Still Hospital, following a lenghty illness. (1988) She was born February 22, 1942, at Rolla, the daughter of William Lawerence and Lenora Jessis Mann Sherrell. Her mother survives at Vienna. Mrs. Hamm was a member of the Lambeth Church near Dixon.

She was employed for 14 years at the Brown Shoe Co., near Dixon, and she was a member of the Brown Group. Other survivors include: one son, Gregory Hamm, Vienna; two daughter, Cheryl Hamm and Cindy Hamm, both of Vienna; two brothers, Douglas Sherrell, St. Louis, and Robert Sherrell, Decatur, Texas; and one sister, Mrs. Benita Jones, Vienna. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Vienna with the Rev.Clyde D. Hendricks officiating.

Burial will be in the Sheppard Cemetery, Dixon. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the funeral service Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Georgia Hamm Memorial Fund. Georgia graduated from Maries R-1 in 1960.
 
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1961 
David Corey
David Corey - 1943 - 1990.
After High School Dave tried his hand at college and decided "NO"! Most of his life he worked as a pilot and aircraft mechanic. He married and adopted two girls. In his later years he flew as an ag pilot, crop dusting in the Rio Grande valley of south Texas. He then took a job for the Drug enforcement agency and sprayed drugs such as poppies all over the world, killing them. He was doing this in Guatemala when we was killed in an accident. His two great loves were flying and sailing, both of which he spent as much time at as possible.

Dave loved life, loved adventure, and loved his family. He was a truly unique individual and a gentleman. Though he had many residences during his life, he
always returned to Maries County whenever possible. Even though several years have passed since his death, his gentle nature, fun-loving outlook on life, and easy-to-be-with personality are still deeply missed. - submitted by his brother
 
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David Webster Corey, 46, of Lyford, Texas, formerly of Kansas City, and the Hayden Community was born May 17, 1943, at Kansas City, a son of Roy R. and Viola M. Douglass Corey and died at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, April 8, 1990 near Guatemala City, Guatemala, of injuries sustained in an airplane crash.
 
He was united in marriage on July 8, 1969 at Savannah, Georgia to the former Miss Judy Dawn Wilson. He was preceded in death by his father on Sept. 16, 1953.
 
He was a member of the Agriculture Aviation Association. For the past 18 months, he had been employed by National Aviation Transport, Incorporated. He had worked for other companies around the world as well as for the United States State Department. He was a United States Army Veteran having served his country during Vietnam Conflict.
 
His survivors include his wife, Mrs. Judy D. Core, of the home in Lyford, Texas; his mother, Mrs. Viola M. Corey of Dixon; two daughters, Maria Delores Corey and Sonya Viola Corey, both of the home in Lyford, Texas; and four brothers, John L. Corey of Los Angeles, Calif., James D. Corey of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Thomas M. Corey of Jefferson City and Stephen W. Corey of Leawood, Kansas.
 
A graveside funeral service was conducted at 9:30 a.m. the following Saturday near the residence of Mrs. Viola M. Corey.
 
A Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, 1990 at the Bethel Lutheran Church, Lyford, Texas, with Rev. Ron Anderson officiating.
 
Interment was in the Corey Family Cemetery near Dixon, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home. Pallbearers were John L. Corey, James D. Corey, Thomas M. Corey, Stephen W. Corey, Richard McMinn, Miguel Marroquin and Steve Howard. Honorary pallbearers were Bud Bennack, George Bennack, Mike Wade, Daryl Lassig, Norman Payne, Perry Schmidt, Reece Stinson, Douglass Foster and John Kristensen.
 
William Douglas Sherrell
William Douglas Sherrell of Sunrise Beach and formerly of Vienna was born May 28, 1943 and passed away suddenly and peacefully at his home on Friday, July 19, 2013.
He attended school at Maries R-1 in Vienna, graduating in 1961. Doug worked as a computer technician for many years in St.Louis.
Doug was preceded in death by his father, William L. Sherrell; his mother, Lenora Sherrell; one brother, Marvin Sherrell; and one sister, Georgia Ann Hamm.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo (Beltran) Sherrell; one step-son, Larry Bandera and wife Janet of Florida; one sister, Benita Jones of Vienna; one brother, Robert Sherrell and wife Paula of Decatur, TX; and numerous nieces, nephews 'and friends.
Private arrangements were conducted by Kidwell-Garber Funeral Homes.
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1962 
Dwight Lee Bade
Funeral services for Dwight Lee Bade, 24, English instructor in the Maries R-1 School at Vienna, were held Saturday at the Vienna Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank Loudenslager officiating. Burial was in the Vienna Cemetery.

Mr. Bade was killed in a two-car collision at 7:50 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 1969, on Highway 42, eight miles west of Vienna.

The victim's mother, Thelma S. Bade, 49, Vienna, was in a serious condition this Wednesday morning at the University Medical Center at Columbia where she was removed Monday from Still Hospital in Jefferson City. She sustained a broken jaw and fractured skull.

The driver of the other vehicle involved, Kenneth H. Knoll, 18, Freeburg, received bruises and chest injuries. He was also taken to the Still Hospital. Knoll has been cited in Maries County Magistrate court on a charge of careless and imprudent driving. The hearing has not been set.

A son of Julius and Thelma Bade, Dwight was born in Maries County Jan. 21, 1945. Survivors include his parents, one sister, Mrs. June Marie Thompson and a brother, Dennis Wayne of the home, his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Wiles of Vienna, one nephew, Ricky Thompson and two nieces, Rhonda and Debbie Thompson.
 
William S "Billy" Bocklage
William S. "Billy" Bocklage, 60, of Freeburg, MIssouri died Wednesday, December 22, 2004, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.

He was born April 25, 1944, in Vienna, Missouri, a son of Joseph and Teresa (Zimmer) Bocklage.

He was a graduate of Maries County R-1 High School in Vienna, Missouri. On November 6, 1965, he married Jackie Stuecken, who survives at the home.

Billy worked in Accounts Payable and was Credit Manager for Quaker Windows and Doors where he had worked since 1964. While in high school, he was worked for John Deere. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Freeburg, as well as the Freeburg Lions Club. He loved to entertain his family and friends. He also enjoyed going boating.

He is also survived by four sisters: Irena Feeler (husband T.A.) of Granite City, ILL., Agnes Stratman of Jefferson City, Lucille Ready of Herman, and Marcella Hodge (husband Bill) of Jefferson City; two brothers: Charles Bocklage (wife Helen) of Florrisant, Alvin Bocklage (wife Betty) of Westphalia; and 44 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister: Mary Stratman; and one brother: Ambrose Bocklage.

Mass of Christian Burial held December 27, 2004, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Freeburg, with Fr. R. William Peckman and Fr. Joe Welschmeyer concelebrating. Interment followed in the Holy Family cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Holy Family Home & School.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hilke-Millard Funeral Home, 101 Linn Street; Westphalia, Mo. 65085.
 

Louise Ann Honse Feeler

Louise Ann Honse Feeler, of Vienna, was born on April 17, 1945, at Vienna, a daughter of John Henry and Gladys Elnora (Picker) Honse, and departed this life at 1:14 a.m., on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in the Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla, from suffering an apparent heart attack earlier at her residence. Louise had attained the age of 70 years, 2 months, and 16 days.

Louise was united in marriage on November 6, 1971, at Vienna, to Vernon Tilghman Feeler, and to this union, three daughters were born. She was preceded in death by her father, Henry, on August 19, 1974; her mother, Gladys, on June 12, 1981; and two sisters, Christina Lea “Christi” Honse on June 3, 1996, and Helen Kay Adams on January 18, 2009.

Louise had accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Personal Savior and had followed Him in baptism on May 15, 1960. At the time of her passing, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Vienna. Louise especially enjoyed activities involving her family, her grandkids, and watching ballgames. She was always kind and helpful, not only to her family and relatives, but just to people in general.

After graduating in 1963 from the Maries R-1 High School in Vienna, Louise was employed by the Missouri Division of Employment Security, Jefferson City, where she worked her entire working life. At the time of her retirement in 1997 and with thirty-four years of service, Louise had attained one of the highest positions in state government as a Clerk 5.

Those left to mourn the passing of Louise include: Her husband, Tilghman; three daughters, LeAnn Kleffner and husband, Daniel; Jaime Schulte; and Amber Agan and husband, Robert, all of Vienna; seven grandchildren, Kaylynn Havens and husband, Patrick; Kole Kleffner; Kody Kleffner; Bryse Rowden; Tori Schulte; Layne Agan; and Logan Agan, all of Vienna; four brothers, Lloyd Honse and wife, Carolyn; Wesley Honse and wife, Jane; Gary Honse and wife, Debbie; and Roger Honse, all of Vienna; six sisters, Norma Krenning of Brownsville, Texas; Marjorie Fowler of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Wilma Hauser and husband, Rod, of Eldon; and Wanda Hutson and husband, Billy; Linda Honse; and Marilyn Lewis and husband, Dennis, all of Vienna; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Louise will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on Monday, July 6, 2015, and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, both in the First Baptist Church, 1004 Highway 63 South, Vienna.

Funeral services will be conducted for Louise at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in the First Baptist Church, 1004 Highway 63 South, Vienna, with Bro. Kevin Rowden, Wheeler Church of Christ, Dixon; and the Rev. Mike Hurtgen, First Baptist Church, Vienna, officiating.

Interment will be in the Vienna Public Cemetery under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Pallbearers for Louise will be Aaron Hutson, Derek Hutson, Patrick Havens, Matt Hollenbeck, Travis Hollenbeck, Austin Smith, Steven Campbell, and John Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Kaylynn Havens, Kole Kleffner, Kody Kleffner, Bryse Rowden, Tori Schulte, Layne Agan, Logan Agan, and Kristen Smith.

Memorial contributions are suggested by the family of Louise to the Vienna Public Cemetery with envelopes available at First Baptist Church in Vienna or the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.

Allen Roe Murphy
Allen Roe Murphy, 45, of Rolla, formerly of Vienna was born September 2, 1944 at Vienna, a son of John Boone and Jewel Malinda Keeney Murphy, Sr. and died Sunday, April 8, 1990 at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia.
 
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Vienna. He was a filing clerk at the General Leonard Wood Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, retiring in 1984 due to failing health.
 
His survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Boone Murphy, Sr. of Rolla; two brothers and sister-in-law, John Boone (J.B.) and Rometa Murphy of Rolla; and Gary Wayne Murphy of Rolla; one sister and brother-in-law, Mrs. Irene and Max John of Vienna; five nieces; three nephews; three great nieces; and five aunts, Mrs. Lillian Allen of Vienna, Mrs. Kathleen Sandbothe of Jefferson City, Mrs. Ruby Ready of Vienna, Mrs. Sylvia Mahaney of St. James and Mrs. Helen Young of Booneville.
 
Funeral services were conducted the following Tuesday in the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Hendricks officiating. Appropriate organ selections were played for the prelude and postlude of the service by organist, Mrs. Ruth Hendricks.
 
Interment was in the Vienna Cemetery. Pallbearers were Randy Murphy, Chris John, Dean Ready, Jack Feeler, David Sandbothe and Don Allen.
 
Darrell Gene Ripka
Darrell Gene Ripka, 57, of Meta, died Wednesday, January 30, at his home. He was born in Jefferson City on June 15, 1944, a son of Albert "Bud" and Lorene Hodge Ripka. On November 28, 1964, in Tuscumbia, he was married to Jeannette Mary Scheulen, who survives at the home.
 
He was owner/operator of Ripka Wood Products in Meta. He was an avid hunter and a member of the Vienna Masonic Lodge #94.
 
Others who survive him include: 1 daughter - Melinda Sue Stumpe of Meta; mother - Lorene Ripka of Meta and 3 grandchildren - Ryan, Breanna, and Shania Stumpe.
 
He was preceded in death by 1 son; David Ripka, on August 26, 1996. 2 brothers, James Donald and Earl Wayne Ripka also preceded him in death.
 
Memorial was held on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Rekus Funeral Home in Meta, with Masonic Service at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Gene Edwards officiated. Inurnment was at Stokes Cemetery near Meta.
 
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1963 

Bobby L. Hutchison
Bobby L. Hutchison, 53, of Vienna, was born on Nov. 5, 1944, at Vienna, a son of Lawrence and Lena Elizabeth Backues Hutchison, and departed this life at 1:07 p.m., on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 29, 1998, near Vichy, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
 
Mr. Hutchison was united in marriage on Oct. 19, 1974, at Dixon, to Miss Alice Marie Sinden. Mr. Hutchison was preceded in death by his father.
 
Mr. Hutchison was a member of the Church of Christ, Vienna, and enjoyed fishing and talking on his C.B. radio. He was employed at Quaker Window Products Company in Freeburg as an assembly line worker for 20 years, retiring in 1986 due to failing health.
 
Those left to mourn the passing of Mr. Hutchison include: his wife, Alice Hutchison of the home near Vienna; one son, Michael Hutchison of Vienna; three daughters, Diana Guillow and Linda Dudenhoeffer, both of Linn, and Amanda Hutchison of Vienna; his mother, Lena Bennett of Vienna; one sister, Shirley Mitchem of Chamois; five grandchildren, Nichole Dudenhoeffer, Zebidiah Guillow, Zachary Guillow, April Dudenhoeffer and Macy Dudenhoeffer; and many other relatives and friends.
 
Fond and precious memories of Mr. Hutchison will remain in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.
 
Funeral services were conducted for Mr. Hutchison at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 1, 1998, in the Church of Christ, Vienna, with Bro. Mark McGuire officiating. The Church of Christ singers sang "Where We'll Never Grow Old", "In The Sweet Bye and Bye", and "Last Mile of the Way" for the funeral service.
 
Interment was in the Little Flock Cemetery, Vienna, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Active pallbearers were Jim Vinyard, Jim Roberson, Jim Parker, Robert Smith, John Roberson and Terry Wayne Havens. Honorary pallbearers were Vic Dudenhoeffer and Aaron Lachowicz.
 

James Eugene Logan
 
James Eugene Logan, 58, of Dixon was born July 28, 1946, in Rolla, a son of James Augusta "Pete" and Pearl Maxine Overlease Logan, and died Thursday, September 16, 2004, in Cox Hospital South, Springfield.
 
Jim was united in marriage August 1, 2003, at Dixon to Ruth Fore. He was preceded in death by his father on November 5, ????
 
Jim was baptized at the age of 9, by Pastor Frank Huskey in the Gasconade River at Indian Ford east of Vienna, while attending Terry Baptist Church, Vienna.
 
Jim was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam era. His career began in Rolla in June of 1964, and he was honorably discharged at Portsmouth, Virginia, on July 28, 1988. During his 24 years of service, he received and was entitled to wear the Good Conduct Medal, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, the Navy "E" Ribbon, the Navy Expeditionary Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Presidential Unit Citation and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4238, Dixon. Jim has been employed for several companies as a truck driver and at the time of his passing was a truck driver for Fisher Trucking and Lumber Company, Rolla, since 1996.
 
Survivors include: his wife, Ruth Logan, of the home in Dixon; three sons James E. "Jimmy" Logan, Jr., Vienna; Joseph Lee Logan, Gulfport, Mississippi,; and Jeremy Layne Logan, Buffalo, New York; one daughter, Carol Lee Jakobs, Sanford, Florida; two brothers Don Logan, Jefferson City; and Dale Logan, Eldon; one sister, Margaret Brandt, Dixon; 10 grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
 
Funeral services were conducted for Jim at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2004, in the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Active pallbearers for Jim were James Logan, Jr., Joseph Logan, Jeremy Logan, Robert Jakobs, Paul Logan and Dean Lawson. Honorary pallbearers were Stanley Nelson, Don Logon, Dale Logan, Wayne Brandt Time Brandt, Keith Lawson and Jeff Overlease.
 
Memorials are suggested to the Cox Hospital South Cancer Research unit, Springfield, Missouri, with envelopes available at the Dixon office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 
Leonard H. Russell
 
Leonard H. Russell, 54, of Defiance, formerly of Vienna, was born Dec. 14, 1945, near Vienna in Maries County, a son of Herman Oscar and Golda Melinda Copeland Russell, and departed this life at 4:30 a.m., Friday morning, Feb. 11, 2000, in St. John Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. Mr. Russell had been in failing health for the past two years.
 
Mr. Russell was united in marriage on April 24, 1965 at Vienna to the former Miss Mary Schwartze, and to this union three children were born. He was preceded in death by his father on Feb. 14, 1994.
 
Mr. Russell was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in New Melle, and was a Group Manage for Boeing Aircraft Corporation in St. Louis for 34 years until his health would no longer permit.
 
Those left to mourn the passing of Mr. Russell include: His wife, Mary Russell of the home in Defiance; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Judith Russell of O'Fallon and Randy Russell of Florissant; one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Shaun Dulz of Kirkwood; his mother, Golda Russell of St. James; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Vivian Russell of Freeburg and Ronnie and Bonnie Russell of Barnett; one sister and brother-in-law, Laverne and Don Haller of Freeburg; three grandchildren, Joshua Russell, Jonathan Russell and Shannon Dulz; and many other relatives and friends.
 
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Mr. Russell at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, 2000 in the Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna, with Rev. Joe Weber, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, New Melle, and Rev. John Schmitz, Visitation Catholic Church, concelebrating the Mass. Lectors for the Mass were Shaun Dulz, Daniel Fitzgerald and Mark Schwartze. Acolytes were Megan James, Amy Masek and Lauren Kloeppel. During the Offertory Procession the Gifts were borne to the altar by Betty Rose and August Eisterhold. The Visitation Church Choir sang "Be Not Afraid", "Amazing Grace", "Here I Am Lord", "Song of Farewell", and "How Great Thou Art" for the Mass and was accompanied by Ragene Schulte, organist.
 
Interment was in the Breeding Cemetery, Freeburg, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Pallbearers were Chester Rosa, Joe Henry Copeland, Dave Reed, Chris Russell, Daryl Haller and Dennis Eisterhold.
 
Spiritual offerings to be applied for Masses or memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society are preferred by the family of Mr. Russell with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 
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1964 
Helen Louise Hilke Backes
Helen Louise Backes, 60, of Jefferson City, died Monday, January 8, 2007, at her home. She was born May 20, 1946, in Vienna, a daughter of Henry and Ella Sudheimer Hilke.

She was a graduate of Vienna High School. Helen worked for the Missouri Division of Employment of Security for 10 years. She volunteered at St. Mary's Health Center and the Samaritan Center in Jefferson City. She was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

She is survived by two sons: Michael Backes and wife Kim of Jefferson City, Marcus Backes and wife Jenni of Greenville, South Carolina; four grandsons: Clayton and Justin Backes of Jefferson City, Trey and Joshua Backes of Greenville, South Carolina; three brothers: Dan Hilke of St. Charles, Jim Hilke of St. Charles, John Hilke of Freeburg; and four sisters: Theresa Willibrand of Jefferson City, Irene Stratman of Rolla, Pat Hilke of St. Charles, and Marie Kloeppel of St. Charles. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Hilke . and Ella Hilke Fritzemeyer; a sister, Emily Hilke; and a brother, Henry Hilke.

The Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, January 12, 2007, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Jefferson City, with Fr. Brendan Griffey officiating. Graveside services and interment was held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Visitation .Catholic Cemetery in Vienna. Memorials may be made to the Samaritan Center.

Arrangements were under the direction of Houser-Millard Funeral Home.
 
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1965 

Sandra Feeler Hollis

Sandra Jean Hollis, 65, of rural Vienna, was on born August 3, 1947, at Waynesville, a daughter of Calvin Jackson and Norma Jean (James) Feeler, and died Wednesday, June 26, 2013,in the Capital Region Medical Center, Jefferson City. Sandy had been in failing health for the past year.

Sandy was united in marriage on May 27,1967,at Vienna, to Kenneth Alvin Hollis, and to this union, one daughter was born.

She was baptized at the age of 12 in the Gasconade River while attending the James Community Church near Vienna and at the time of her passing was attending the Vienna United Methodist Church. During her working life she was a clerk for the South Central Regional Stockyard, Inc.and the Maries County Livestock Association Sale Barn, both at Vienna, as well as assisting her husband with the Hollis Auction Service for thirty-seven years. Sandy enjoyed needle work, college softball, and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Survivors include: her husband, Kenneth Hollis of the home rural Vienna; one daughter, Andrea Sharp, rural Vienna; her parents, Jack and Norma Feeler, Vichy; one sister, Jerrilyn Snodgrass and husband, Dennis, Vichy; two special sisters-in-law, Katherine Patterson and husband, Harold and Donna Thompson and husband, Ronnie, all of Vienna; several nephews and nieces; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services was held for Mrs. Hollis at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday, June 29, 2013, in the Vienna United Methodist Church with the Rev.Karen Alden, Pastor of the Woodlandville United Methodist, Rocheport, officiating.

Interment was in the Vienna Public Cemetery under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Pallbearers for Mrs. Hollis were Keith Thompson, Kevin Patterson, Randy Wansing, Tyler Schwartze, Gary Wyss, and Rex Hollis.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Vienna United Methodists Church or the Vienna Public Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham Martin Funeral Homes or at the church. Condolences may be left at birminghammartin funeralhomes.com.

Arlie Robert Wilson
Wilson, Arlie Robert was born on the farm in Maries County, MO, and passed away at home on April 3, 2012, at the age of 64. His parents were Archie Robert Wilson and Ruby Ellen (Duncan) Wilson. Arlie was a faithful husband to Teresa Joan (Oaks) Wilson for over 40 years and the father of two daughters, Kimberly Beth (Mark) Layman and Carin Patricia (Jason) Bookmiller. He had 4 grandchildren, Hannah Grace Layman, Emma Brooke Layman, Jacob Daniel Bookmiller and Drew Wilson Bookmiller. Arlie had one brother, Dale L. (Rose) Wilson and nephew Scott L. (Lisa) Wilson. He is also survived by two uncles, William M. Wilson and Alvin Duncan. Arlie was Drafting Coordinator at Sunnen Products Company for 32 years. He loved the farm way of life and would have stayed th...ere, but after graduation from Linn Technical College, he got a mechanical drafting job in the St. Louis area. The U.S. Army must have heard about his drawing skills, so he was drafted to be drafter in Vietnam. After his honorable discharge in 1970, Arlie and Teresa were married in Union, MO. He spent his next 40 years building a good life and enjoying his family. He loved the farm, liked to fish, build clocks, walk on Fort Myers Beach, and go to church. Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. (at Butler Hill) on Thursday, April 5, 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service at People's Church, 1770 Missouri State Rd., Friday., April 6, at 10 a.m. Interment Vienna Public Cemetery, Vienna, MO. Memorials to People's Church Mission Fund appreciated.
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on April 5, 2012
 
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1966 
Roy Luke Bassett
Roy Luke Bassett, 45, of Vienna, was born on October 30, 1948, in Maries county, a son of Clyde Elmer and Neva Faye Doyel Bassett, and departed this life at 3:25 P.M., in the Phelps County Medical Center, Rolla, as a result of a gunshot wound while investigating an auto mishap.

Mr. Bassett was united in marriage on February 27, 1971, to the former Miss Marilyn Jean Manville, and to this union three children were born. He was preceded in death by his father on June 21, 1978, and his father-in-law, Paul Manville, on December 5, 1985.

Mr. Bassett was a member of the Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna American Legion, Vienna Lions Club, Maries County Democratic Club, and Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, all in Vienna; Argyle Knights of Columbus and Argyle VFW, both in Argyle; Disabled American Veterans Association; and Missouri Sheriffs Association. He was a United States Air Force veteran of Vietnam.

Mr. Bassett was reared in Maries county and a 1966 graduate of Maries R-I High School, Vienna. He served seven years in the U.S. Air Force prior to moving to Vienna in 1974 where he first operated Strout Realty and later Century 21 Realty. He was elected Maries County Sheriff in 1984 and at the time of his death was serving in his third term in that office.

Those left to mourn the passing of Mr. Bassett include; his wife, Marilyn J. Bassett, of the home near Vienna; two sons, Paul Bassett and John Bassett, both of the home; one daughter, Michele Bassett, Vienna; one granddaughter, Brianna Jean Bassett; his mother Mrs. Faye Bassett, Dixon; four brothers, Willis Bassett, Eagle, Colorado, Bob Bassett, Columbia, Arnold Bassett, Dixon, and Kenneth Bassett, Waynesville; one sister, Mrs. Marilyn Davis, Rolla; Brothers-in-law; Sisters-in-law; Nephews; Nieces; and other relatives and friends.

A rosary service was held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home in Vienna.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Visitation Catholic Church in Vienna with the Rev. Tom Waickman officiating. Burial was in the Visitation Cemetery, Vienna.

A memorial in the name of Roy L. Bassett has been established for the education of his children with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Vienna.
 
Danny Ray Bilyeu
Danny Ray Bilyeu, 42, of Vienna was born June 1, 1947, at Waynesville, a son of Jack Ray and Wanda Eloise Hussey Bilyeu and died Thursday, October 12, 1989 at his residence in Vienna.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Vienna.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Wanda Bilyeu of Vienna; his father, Jack Bilyeu of St. James; and one brother, Larry Bilyeu of Vienna.
 
Funeral services were conducted the following Sunday in the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-martin Funeral Homes with the Rev. Clyde D. Hendricks, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Vienna.
 
Interment was in the Vienna cemetery. Pallbearers were Billy Hussey, Kenny Hussey, Donnie Hussey, Donald Sebben, Terry Copeland and Joseph Bilyeu.
  
J.R. McKinnon
James Richard (J.R.) McKinnon, 51, of Jefferson City, formerly of Vienna, was born on Sept. 28, 1948, at Waynesville, a son of Jessie Donald and Alma Virginia Blackwell McKinnon, and departed this life at 3:33 p.m., Friday afternoon, Sept. 1, 2000, in St. Marys Health Center in Jefferson City. He had been ill with cancer since June 5, 2000.
 
J.R. was united in marriage on July 3, 2000 in Jefferson City to Deloma Jean Miller. He was preceded in death by his father in 1985 and his mother I n1988.
 
J.R. was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City and the Vienna Eagles Club. He was a 1966 graduate of Maries R-I High School in Vienna. He joined the U.S. Army in 1968 and served in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970. He was employed at Delongs Steel, Inc. in Jefferson City, for the past 18 years.
 
J.R. was a Master BBQ Chef and barbequed for many functions. He competed in many cookouts, including the Missouri State Fair where he finished second and third. He also designed and manufactured his own cooking grills.
 
Those left to mourn the passing of J.R. include: His wife, Mrs. Deloma McKinnon, of the home in Jefferson City; one son and daughter-in-law, Eric James and Maureen McKinnon of Greenwood; one daughter and son-in-law, Tracy Lynn and Mike Flannery of Kansas City; two brothers, LeRoy McKinnon and Ricky Lynn McKinnon, both of Rolla; eight sisters, Mary Lea Sneed and Ruth Denton of Dixon, Elsie Qattawona of Milwaukee, WI, Vivian Rowe of Columbia, Ina Kleffner and Beverly Wilson of St. Louis, Kathy Addington of Trussville, AL, and Patricia Welker of Columbia; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.
 
A Prayer Service was held for J.R. at 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening, Sept. 4, 2000 in the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes with Rev. Robert Fields leading.
 
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for J.R. at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Sept. 5, 2000 in the St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City with Rev. Donald Lammers, pastor, officiating. Lector for the Mass was Jerome Schieder. Eucharistic Minister was Darlene Rowe; Acolytes were Ryan Sullivan, Joshua Wildhaber, Thomas Rehagen and Kyle Bruns. During the Offertory procession the Gifts were borne to the altar by Angela Zottarelle and Chrissy Myers. Julie Laune sang "Amazing Grace", "Be Not Afraid", "On Eagle's Wings", "Song of Farewell", and "How Great Thou Art" for the Mass, accompanied by organist, Lisa Fender.
 
Interment was in the National Cemetery in Jefferson City, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Active pallbearers were Tom Eads, Art Sandbothe, Gerald Ready, Tom Wansing, Jim Baer and Leonard Wansing. Honorary pallbearers were Don Council and Carl Sandbothe.
 
Spiritual offering to be applied for Masses or memorial contributions to the Lake Ozark Hospice are preferred by the family of J.R. with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 

Bobby Smith

Robert J. (Bobby) Smith formerly of Vichy, passed away on June 15, 2013 at his home in Quincy, Illinois. He was 65 years old.

Bobby was born on January 15, 1948 in Virginia to his parents Anderson Jesse and Florence Marie (Turco) Smith.

He graduated high school in Vienna and then attended Linn Tech.College. Bobby moved to Quincy, Illinois to work for Quincy Seed Company. He currently worked for ADM (Archer Daniel Midland Company) as a plant manager.

Bobby was a loving son and brother. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. He is survived by two brothers Harold J. Smith and wife Betty of Naples, Florida and James L. Smith of Vichy.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel in St. James with Randy Carr officiating. Pallbearers were family and friends. Burial was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in rural Vichy.

Eletha Ann Snodgrass 
Eletha Ann Bastion, 53, of Meta, died September 6, 2001, at Capital Region Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Bastion was born on  July 16, 1948, in Maries County, the daughter of Delmar and Anna Mae Bray Snodgrass. She graduated from Maries County R-I in Vienna, and attended Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. She was united in marriage to Donnie Bastion on January, 1968. To this union, two children were born.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Henderson. She is survived by her husband Donnie, of the home; daughter, Tiffanie Meyer and husband Michael, of St. Thomas; son, Scottie Bastion and fiancee, Misty Malone, of Freeburg; her parents, Delmar and Anna Mae Snodgrass, of Vienna; Father-inlaw, Scott Bastion, of Meta; sister, Mary Jane Duncan and husband Charles J., of Vienna; a sister, Jeane Stegeman, and husband Raymond, of Vienna; a brother, Norman and wife Sandy, of Vienna; a brother, Dwight and wife Debbie, of Vienna; one grandchild, Sydney Meyer of St. Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Bastion was baptized at an early age at Union Hill Baptist Church in Vienna, and later in life attended Victory Hill Baptist Church in the Brinktown area. She was a home-maker, oversaw the family farming operation until her illness, and provided full-time child care for her grandchild until her health deteriorated.

A visitation was held September 8 at Kordes Funeral Home in Vienna. On September 9, during Sunday morning service, the Victory Hill church sang, "I Will Not Be a Stranger" and Reverend Don Maples delivered a brief memorial. A private family service was held September 15 to scatter Mrs. Bastion's cremated remains.

 

Becky Stratman Honse
Rebecca Kathryn "Becky" Honse, 60, of Vienna, was born on April 6, 1948, at Vienna, a daughter of Alphonse Frank and Martha Catherine (Brunnert) Stratman, and departed this life at 5:00 a.m., Friday morning, May 16, 2008, at her residence near Vienna. Mrs. Honse was united in marriage on November 5, 1966, at Vienna, to David Charles Honse, and to this union two children were born. She was preceded in death by her father on February 4, 2000; and her mother on May 1, 2007. She was a member of the Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna, and had been employed with the Missouri Department of Social Services as a Technician in Jefferson City until her retirement in 2002.

Those left to mourn the passing of Mrs. Honse include: Her husband, David Honse of the home near Vienna; one son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Catherine Honse, House Springs; one daughter and son-in-law, Angelia and Terry Dunlap, Ballwin; one brother and sister-in-law, Victor and Joan Stratman, Argyle; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Suzanne and Harold Gregory, St. Louis; Joanne and James Mathis, Arnold; and Paula and John Sansoucie, Vienna; two grandchildren, Kelly Dunlap and Jessica Dunlap; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00A.M., Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in the Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna with Msgr. Marion Makarewicz officiating.

Interment will be in the Vienna Public Cemetery.

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Gene William Backues
Gene William Backues, 52, of Vienna, was born on July 6, 1949, at Vienna, a son of Leslie and Beulah Wagner Backues, and died at 9:40 a.m., on Thursday, February 28, 2002, at his residence in Vienna. Gene had been in failing health for some time.
 
Gene was untied in marriage on July 12, 1978 to the former Miss Deborah Kay Rollins.
 
He was preceded in death by his father on Dec. 30, 1986; two brothers-in-law, Jesse Cahill on Jan. 30, 1998 and Donnie Rollins on April 16, 1991; and nephew, Dale Honse, on Jan. 5, 1996.
 
Gene was employed with ABB Transformer Company in Jefferson City for 20 years.
 
Survivors include: His wife, Debbie Backues of the home in Vienna; two sons, Leslie Fischer and Joe Backues, both of Vienna; one daughter, Sharon Backues of Vienna; one granddaughter, Dallas Fischer of Vienna; his mother, Beulah Backues of Vienna; two sisters, Bonnie Chill and May Honse, both of Vienna; and many other relatives and friends.
 
Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2002 in the First Baptist Church in Vienna with Rev. Cameron Moles, pastor, First Baptist Church, and Rev. Bobby Feeler, officiating. "Wind Beneath My Wings", "On Eagles Wings", "Live Forever" and "Angels Among Us" were sung for the funeral.
 
Interment was in the Wheeler Cemetery in Dixon under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Pallbearers were Joe Backues, Rusty Robertson, Leslie Fischer, Doug Cahill, Quinton Weavers and Steve Helton. Honorary pallbearers were Ellie Huhmann, Pat Peters, Roger Jaegers, John Hagenhoff and Sharon Backues.
 
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gene Backues Memorial Fund with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 
David E. Kleffner
Kleffner, David E. died peacefully at home surrounded by family Monday, July 13, 2015. Survived by his loving wife Ina V. Kleffner (nee McKinnon) Dearest father of Chrissy (Tony) Myers, Missy Bond & Angie (Matt) Zottarelle, Loving grandfather to Anthony & Alec Myers, Austin & Haley Bond, Gabriella & Nicholas Zottarelle. Brother, uncle and friend to many. Services: Visitation Thur 7/16, 4-8 pm, Jay B. Smith Funeral Home, 7456 Manchester. Funeral mass Fri 7/17 10 am, Immaculate Conception Church, 2934 Marshall Ave., Maplewood.
 
Catherine Sharon Noblett Hilke
Catherine Sharon Hilke, 39, of O'Fallon, formerly of Vienna, was born on May 31, 1949, in Vienna, a daughter of Ellie Ula and Lucy Evelyn Terry Noblett and died Wednesday evening, September 21, 1988 in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Catherine had been ill for the last nine months.
 
She was united in marriage on May 12, 1973, at Vienna, to Daniel Charles Hilke. She was preceded in death by her father on May 4, 1972.
 
Catherine was baptized at an early age and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Vienna. Prior to her illness she was employed by the United States Postal Service at Chesterfield as a clerk-carrier.
 
Survivors include her husband, Danny Hilke of the home in O'Fallon; her mother, Mrs. Evelyn Noblett of Vienna; two brothers, Bill Noblett of Anchorage, Alaska and L.A. Noblett of Vienna; and one sister, Mrs. Linda Lunt of Rolla.
 
After resting in the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes, funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon, Sept. 21, in the First Baptist Church, Vienna, with Rev. Clyde D. Hendricks. Terry Lehnhoff and Mike Lehnhoff, officiating. Judy Bartlett, Vickie Tackett, Terra Tackett, Cheryl Honse and Shanda Honse sang for the funeral service and all were accompanied by Mrs. Joyce Honse.
 
Interment was in the Vienna Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brownie Terry, Mike Lehnhoff, Tom Schulte, Hank Kloeppel, Walter Stratman and Larry Stratman.
 
Helen Honora Trippensee (nee Zimmer)
Helen Honora Trippensee, 66, of Jefferson City, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at Heisinger Bluffs. She was born on April 29, 1949, in Brinktown, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph Henry Jr. and Marie Margaret (Bauer) Zimmer, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on May 6, 1972, in Jefferson City to Gerald "Jerry" Trippensee who survives at the home. She was a 1967 graduate of Maries R-1 High School in Vienna and a 1993 graduate of Columbia College in Jefferson City. She worked at Capital City Phone Company, Modern Business Systems, Menu Maker Foods, Central Bank, and retired as a Parole Officer with State of Missouri Probation and Parole on September 1, 2009. Helen was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a former member of the Trinity Lutheran Bell Choir. She enjoyed reading, sewing, exercising, traveling, and going to the beach with her sister. She loved spending time visiting with family and friends, especially her nieces and nephews. Besides her husband of 43 years, she is survived by her daughter, Sarah R. Trippensee and husband Brian Frazelle of Washington, D.C.; and her brothers and sisters: Elizabeth Duggan and husband Ed of Brinktown, Mo.; Donald Zimmer of Jefferson City; and Teresa Erhart and husband Dave of Havelock, N.C. She was preceded in death by one brother, Martin Zimmer. Family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2015, also at Trinity Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be private for the family. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society or Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street; Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.millardfamilychapels.com
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Alice Mae Kloeppel Rowden
Alice Mae Rowden, 55, of Vienna, was born on May 5,1950, in Maries County, a daughter of Raymond F. and Dorothy G. Brandel Kloeppel, and departed this life at 7:40 a.m., Thursday morning, November 10, 2005, in the Boone Hospital Center, Columbia. Mrs. Rowden had been ill since May, 2005, with cancer.
  
Mrs. Rowden was united in marriage on November 6, 1971, at Brinktown, to Ronald Gene Rowden and to this union three sons were born. She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Donna.
  
Mrs. Rowden was a member of Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna; Missouri State Teachers Association; and Delta Kappa Gamma. Her teaching career began in 1971 in the Maries R-1 Schools where she taught math and computers in the High School and Junior High School for 30 years retiring in 2001. At the time of her passing she was bookkeeper for the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Maries R-1 School Board.
  
Survivors include: her husband, Ron Rowden of the home near Vienna; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Matt Rowden, Brinktown, Chris Rowden, Vienna, and Glen and Allison Rowden, Columbia; a special greatnephew, Caleb Perkins; her parents, Raymond and Dorothy Kloeppel, Vienna; one brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Marilyn Kloeppel, Dixon; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Marietta and Donald Brune, High Ridge, Debbie and Mike Pratt, O'Fallon, and Pat and Stan Riegel, Linn; her father and mother-inlaw, Herb and Jane Rowden, Vienna; nephews; nieces; and many other relatives and friends.
  
A Prayer Service was held for Mrs. Rowden at 8:00 p.m., on Friday evening, November 11, 2005, in the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes with Rev. Marion Makarewicz, pastor, Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna, leading.
  
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Mrs. Rowden, Saturday morning, November 12, 2005, in the Visitation Catholic Church, Vienna, with Rev. Marion Makarewicz, pastor, officiating. Lector for the Mass was Tom Veasman who also read the Prayers of Petition. Eucharistic Minister was Marilyn Bassett; Acolytes were Melissa Riegel, Dillon Rowden, and Melanie Rowden. During the Offertory Procession, the Gifts were borne to the altar by Tom Kloeppel, Marietta Brune, Debbie Pratt, and Pat Riegel. The Visitation Church Choir "On Eagle's Wings", "Here I Am, Lord", "We Will Rise, Again", "Song of Farewell", and "How Great Thou Art" for the Masses under the direction of Jeanne Redel, choir director, and was accompanied by Joseph Weidinger, organist. A CD selection, "When I Get Where I Am Going", by Brad Pasley was also played for the service.
  
Interment was in the Guardian Angels Catholic Cemetery, Brinktown, under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes. Pallbearers for Mrs. Rowden were Mark Kloeppel, Robert Brune, Nicholas Pratt, William Rowden, Dustin Slone, and Jessie Rollins. Honorary pallbearers were Elizabeth Honse, Katie Reenan, and Christy Kleffner.
  
Masses or memorial contributions to the Visitation Inter-Parish School or the American Cancer Sociaty are preferred by the family of Mrs. Rowden with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 
Kathleen Ann Ryerson Smith
Kathleen Ann Smith, 46, of Vienna, passed away Sunday, January 12, 1997 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
 
She is survived by her husband Dannie ofVienna; daughters, Amy Richardson of Springfield, Cheri Smith and Jama Smith, both of Vienna; two granddaughters, Danielle Richardson and Jessica Smith; mother and father, Maxine and Earl Ryerson of Vienna; four sisters, Donna Byington, Joyce Crider and Louis McCabe, all of Vienna, and Paula Davis of Vichy; seven nieces and three nephews.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 1997 at Kordes Funeral Home in Vienna with Don Kelley officiating. Burial will be in the Grovedale Cemetery.
 
Memorial donations may be made to the Vienna Christian Life Assembly Building Fund. Cards are available at Kordes Funeral Home.
 
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Steven Lee Henson

Steven Lee Henson, age 63, of Dixon, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Landmark Hospital in Columbia. He was born in Iberia on September 18, 1951, son of the late Haley and Faye (McKee) Henson. On July 7, 1973, in Koeltztown, Steven married Joan Katherine Juergensmeyer, who survives at the home.

Steven graduated high school in 1969 from Maries Co. R-1. He had a passion for music and during his free time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and racing cars.

In addition to his wife, Joan, he is also survived by several brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Haley and Faye Henson; stepfather, James Fenyes; and one brother, Larry Henson.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Final interment will be in Dick Lawson Cemetery near Iberia.

Joyce Weider Crabtree
Joyce Ann Crabtree, 53, of Fenton, formerly of Vienna, was born on September 3, 1951, in Vienna, a daughter of George Bernard and Ann Magdelon Kloeppel Weider, and died, Monday, July 25, 2005, in the St. Bernards Medical Center, Jonesboro, AR.
 
Mrs. Crabtree was united in marriage on August 10, 1968, in Vienna, to Floyd Willie Crabtree, and to this union three children were born. She was preceded in death by her father on November 14, 1993; her mother on July 10, 2003; and a granddaughter, Mak.ayla Hutson, who died August 21, 1999.
 
Mrs. Crabtree was a housewife and homemaker. She worked as the secretary and bookkeeper for the family business.
 
Survivors include: her husband, Floyd W. Crabtree, of the home in Fenton; two sons, Jerry Crabtree, Highgate, and Terry Crabtree, Vienna; one daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Aaron Hutson, Vienna; four grandchildren, Ashley McWhorter, Whitney Hutson, Laura Sagez and Chloe Hutson; three stepgrandchildren, Melissa Renaud, Vicky Morman, and Cody Blumenberg; two step great grandchildren, Alexis Renaud and Ethen Renaud, one brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Pat Weider, Vienna; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Lois and Cliff White, Jefferson City, Charlotte and Randy Rowden, Rita and David Juergens, and Eileen and Michael Smith all of Vienna; nephews; nieces; and other relatives and friends.
 
Memorial services were conducted for Mrs. Crabtree at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2005, in the First Baptist Church, Vienna, with Rev. Cameron R. Moles, pastor, officiating. "In the Garden", "Amazing Grace", and "God Be With You Till We Meet Again" were sung for the funeral service.
 
Interment was in the Vienna Public Cemetery under the direction of the Vienna Chapel of the Birmingham-Martin- Funeral Homes. Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Weider, Lois White, Charlotte Rowden, Rita Juergens, Eileen Smith, and Edna Reeves.
 
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mid-American Transplant Services, 1130 Olivette Executive Parkway, St. Louis, MO. 63132-3205, with envelopes available at the Vienna Office of the Birmingham-Martin Funeral Homes.
 
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