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Margaret Louise Starke dies at 89

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:19 am

  MARGARET LOUISE SANDIFER STARKE, 89, formerly of Lexington and Monroe City, passed away Oct. 11, 2014, in Overland Park, Kan. in the loving care of Catholic Community Hospice, family and friends. Louise was born May 14, 1925, in Monroe City to Elbert Mathew Sandifer and Eula Virginia Brown Sandifer.  After graduating from Holy Rosary High School in 1942, she moved to Lexington, where she met John Brooks Starke, and

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  • William Glennon Little dies at 84

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:11 am

    William Glennon Little, 84, of Monroe City, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal. He was born Dec. 31, 1929, in Hannibal, the son of Oscar W. and Opal Mudd Little. He was a 1948 graduate of Hannibal High School, Hannibal. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, of Monroe City. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean

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  • Rosemary Davison dies at 96

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Fortified with the Holy Sacraments, Rosemary Davison passed away peacefully on Sept. 23, 2014 in Prescott, Arizona of infirmities.  She was 96. She was born Aug. 7, 1918, to the late Adolph Straub and the late Josephine Hancock. She grew up in Ralls County.  She was the dear sister of Martha Jean (the late Al) Coonrod of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Anna Sue (the late Henry) Theising of St. Louis, and Richard

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  • Francis Joseph Hunt dies at 78

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

      Francis (Frank) Joseph Hunt, 78, husband to the late Betty McDowell Hunt of fifty-one years passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.  A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Mausoleum Chapel of Woodridge Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends following the service in the Chapel. Frank also known as Bub was born October 22, 1935 to the late Paul and Anna

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  • Michael Subke, of Monroe City, dies at 59

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Michael J. Subke, 59, of Monroe City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Willow Care Nursing Home in Hannibal. He was born March 30, 1955, in St. Charles, the son of James W. and June W. Karrow Subke. Michael lived in Monroe City and worked at the Monroe City Sheltered Workshop, from June of 1990 until August of 2011, when his health deteriorated and he moved to Willow

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  • Joseph Michael Hays dies at 60

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Joseph Michael Hays, 60, of Monroe City, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Private family graveside services will be held in Holy Rosary Cemetery. Joseph was born Oct. 17, 1953, in Hannibal, the son of James and Mary (Leake) Hays. He loved his grandchildren dearly and enjoyed all their visits. Survivors include one son, David (Amber) Hays of Monroe City; four grandchildren, Ryan, Naaron, Camryn and

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  • Reva Joyce Gosney dies at 79

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:29 am

    Reva Joyce Gosney, 79, of Monroe City, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Boone County Hospital, Columbia. She was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Charles Estel and Nellie Maude Stewart Gibson. She was a member of the Monroe City Christian Church. She was a lifelong School Teacher, teaching in LaGrange from 1956-1959; she taught in St. Louis from 1959 -1970, also teaching at Highland

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