Kabetske, Donald, d. 2004 - Kavanaugh, Gladys, d. 2005


Kabetske, Donald “Doc” 1 Aug 1938 - 30 Dec 2004  SN-L 1 Jan 2005

[Note: Son of Paul Avol & Mildred W. (Sage) Kabetske; married Isabel]

Donald (Doc) Kabetske, 66, Clever, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2004, at his home. He was born August 1, 1938, in Pasadena, California, to Paul Avol and Mildred W. (Sage) Kabetske. Doc worked in residential construction and had made his home in Clever for 27 years. He loved motorcycles and enjoyed listening to music. His father and a grand-daughter, Taylor Danielle Kabetske, preceded him in death. He is survived by a son, David J., Clever; four daughters, Susan Kabetske, Lincoln, Mont., Tammy Perks, Mineral City, Ohio, Robin DeBlasio, Norwalk, Conn., and Linda Kabetske, Florida; his mother, Mildred Kabetske, Clever; a sister, Rosalie Donohur, New Jersey; 13 grandchildren; Isabel Haling, lifelong friend and mother of his children; other relatives and many friends. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Southern Care Hospice, Keri White and James Brown; and a special nephews, Kevin Hayes, for their loving care to Doc and the support to the family. Doc will surely by missed by all. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2005, at Meadors Funeral Home, Clever, with Rev. Lynn Swadley Jr. officiating. The chapel will be open one hour prior to service. The family requests contributions be made to Southern Care Hospice.


Kahmann, Mildred Ann “Nan” (Whipple) Lowry 8 May 1919 - 19 Jul 2011 SN-L 21 Jul 2011

[Note: Daughter of Frederick Arthur & Pearle (Bittick) Whipple, Sr.; married 14 Nov 1937 Roy Lowry 18 Apr 1924 - Jan 1978; married 1985 Earl Kahmann]

Mildred Ann "Nan" Whipple Lowry Kahmann was born May 8, 1919 in Joplin, MO to Pearle Bittick Whipple and Frederick Arthur Whipple, Sr., and died July 19, 2011 at the Baptist Home in Ozark, MO. She lived most of her life in Springfield, MO and graduated from Springfield High School in 1937. On November 14, 1937 she married her high school sweetheart, Ray Lowry, and to them three children were born. After Ray's death in 1978, Nan married Earl Kahmann in 1985. He preceded her in death in 2005. During their 20 year marriage, Nan and Earl traveled the world, both for pleasure and as members of the National Red Cross Disaster Team. Nan was a faithful member of University Heights Baptist Church since its founding in 1945. She was a former member of P.E.O. Chapter E.R. and World Arts Group of SMMA. Nan volunteered with many organizations during her lifetime, including Meals on Wheels, hospitals, schools and mission groups. Nan was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands and step son, Kan Kahmann. She was the youngest of her parents' four children, all of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Becky Donaldson (Richard) of Springfield; son, Dan Lowry (Faye) of Burnsville, MN; daughter, Elizabeth Sheeley (Steve) of Marietta, GA; step-son, Paul Kahmann of Springfield; and step daughter-in-law, Sharon Kahmann of Ozark. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 22, 2011 in University Heights Baptist Church, with burial to follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to University Heights Baptist Church, 1010 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804.


Kahmann, William Kenneth “Ken“ 14 Oct 1940 -  6 May 2010 SN-L 9 May 2010 & SN-L 10 May 2010

[Note: Son of Earl William & Gwendolyn Helen (Phillips) Kahmann; married 1967 Sharon Lanning]

William Kenneth (Ken) Kahmann passed from this world on Thursday, May 6, 2010 in his home in Ozark. He died with his loving wife of forty two years, Sharon, by his side. Ken lived an incredibly active and productive life, putting the Lord's work first, serving God by serving others. He was a member of Second Baptist Church of Springfield and delighted in worshipping there and serving God through a number of the church's missions and ministries. Ken loved being a part of mission trips with Second Baptist, going twice to Mexico helping in the building of an orphanage, as well as other trips to help with the aftermath of hurricanes and tornadoes. He worked with his Sunday school class in the building of wheelchair ramps and served as a Stephen's Minister. Ken also traveled with friends from First and Calvary Presbyterian Church of Springfield, to assist with the rebuilding of homes in New Orleans in the aftermath of Katrina and had also traveled with the Red Cross following previous national disasters. Above all his works his most important passion was being a member of the Southwest Special Care Homes, board, where he shared his expertise and creativity as an architect and organizer in helping to plan and design a Christian home and community for special needs adults of our area. One of his last acts of giving of himself was to be a volunteer at Camp Barnabas, last summer. Ken was a retired architect and a proud graduate of Kansas University, graduating as a commissioned officer and serving in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany for two years. He was a past advisory board member of KU's School of Architecture as well as a former board member of the Missouri Board of Architects, Engineers and land Surveyors. Ken was also a former member of the Springfield Airport board. Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Earl William Kahmann and Gwendolyn Helen Phillips Kahmann. He is survived by wife, Sharon Lanning Kahmann of Ozark,; son, William Andrew, wife Mandy and grandchildren, Jessica and Andrew, of El Paso, Texas; daughter, Eva Taylor, husband Scott and grandchildren, Trey and Abby of Ozark, Missouri; brother, Paul Kahmann of Springfield; stepmother, Nan Kahmann of Springfield; step brother, Dan Lowry, wife Faye of Burnsville, Minnesota; step sister, Becky Donalson and husband Richard of Springfield; stepsister, Elizebeth Sheeley and husband Steve of Rome, Georgia; mother-in-law, Doris Lanning of Springfield; brother-in-law Gary Lanning, wife Judy of Surprise Arizona; sister-in-law, Linda Grigsby, husband Jim, of Marshfield, Missouri and brother-in-law Steve Lanning, wife Marti of Santee, California as well as a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. The family wishes to thank the Monday morning prayer breakfast group of Second Baptist church. Ken looked forward to being a part of this early morning blessing each week. Also, we send a special thank you to all of his friends of the Millwood Seniors golfing group as well as his Thursday morning breakfast, golfing buddies, thank you to these good men for being such fun and faithful friends for so many years. And to the Parkview class of 1958, you were very important to him. His favorite name was Grandpa. Visitation will be Monday evening, May 10, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Greenlawn East. Services will be held in Greenlawn East at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2010 with Pastor, Dr. John Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Patterson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to Southwest Special Care Homes Address: 2051 Nottingham, Springfield, Mo 65804


Kaiser, Albert J. 23 Aug 1914 - 8 Aug 1995  CCH-N 16 Aug 1995

[Note: Son of Nickolas & Eleanor (Netzhammer) Kaiser]

Albert J. Kaiser, 80, Nixa, Missouri, formerly of Brooklyn, Iowa, died at 8:49 a.m.; Tuesday, August 8, 1995 in Nixa Park Care Center, Nixa, MO. Mr. Kaiser, a retired billing clerk with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, was born August 23, 1914 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Nickolas and Eleanor Netzhammer Kaiser. He lived most of his adult life in the Kansas City area before retiring to Brooklyn, Iowa. He is survived by three daughters, Carolyn J. Clements, Ozark, MO.; Diane R. Holthaus, Parkville, MO.; and Patricia M. Ihns, Marion, Ohio; a sister, Josephine Seffens, Kansas City, MO.; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorial graveside services, with military honors, were held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 1995 in Springfield National Cemetery. Memorial services follow at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 1995 in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark, MO. The body has been cremated under direction of Harris, a Cassity Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark, MO.


Kaiser, Robert Edward "Bob" 28 Jan 1951 - 8 May 2000  CCH-N 17 May 2000

[Note: Son of Robert Harold &  Glenda Ann (Laws) Kaiser; married 19 Feb 1972 Joni]

Robert "Bob" Edward Kaiser, 49, Nixa Mo., passed away at 11:30 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2000, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Bob, the son of Robert Harold Kaiser and Glenda Ann (Laws) Elam, was born Sunday, January 28, 1951, in Dallas, Texas. Robert, an Automotive Sales Consultant, enjoyed his career and the people he met each day. He loved his Mother and Grandpa John, Sissie, Luke, Mike and Terese, Kids, and Mom, (Joni). Robert is survived by his wife of 28 years, Joni, whom he married February 19, 1972, in Houston, Texas; their daughters; Toni Rene Kaiser. Seattle. Washington, Stacie Rae Kaiser, their son, Orphan Robert Kaiser, both of Springfield; his mother and stepfather, Glenda Ann and John C. Elam, Highlandville, Mo., two sisters; Beverly G. Newman, Ozark, Mo., Terese Rudolph, Marshalltown, Iowa, two brothers; Logan Kaiser, Branson Mo., Mike H. Kaiser, Spokane, Washington, and one grandson, Brandon Sampson Kaiser of Springfield, Mo. Bob was dearly loved by his family. "We love you, Bobby." "I love you, Poppy, Mom, (Joni)." No services are planned. Cremation was under the care of Harris Funeral Home, Nixa.


Kammerer, Robert Lee Jack 20 Dec 1934  - 18 Sep 2006 SN-L 20 Sep 2006

[Note: Son of John & MaLinda (Paulson) Kammerer; married 20 Nov 1954 Shirley Cavanaugh 23 Dec 1934 - 16 Mar 2009]

Robert Lee Jack Kammerer, age 71, of Nixa, passed away Monday in his daughter's home. He was born December 20, 1934, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of John and MaLinda (Paulson) Kammerer. On November 20, 1954, he married Shirley Cavanaugh. Bob worked as a salesman for Wonderbread for many years. After moving to Nixa in 1986, he worked as a carrier for the Springfield News-Leader for 15 years. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding horses, and collecting affectionate dogs who needed homes. He loved his grandchildren dearly. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, Nixa; three children, Lisa Nagle and husband, Patrick, Nixa, Kevin Kammerer and wife, Jennifer, Spokane, Wash., and Curt Kammerer and wife, Kathy, Portland, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Patrick, Erin, Kyle, Zoe, Michelle, Alex and Ethan; a sister, Ruth Kaczmarek, Nixa; three brothers, Harold, Clinton, Iowa, Cliff, San Diego, and Richard, North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mildred and Shirley. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Father Mark Boyer officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.


Kammerer, Robert Lee Jack 20 Dec 1934 - 18 Sep 2006 CCH-N 27 Sep 2006

            Robert Lee Jack Kammerer, 71, of Nixa, passed away Sept. 18, 2006, in his daughter's home. He was born December 20, 1934, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of John and MaLinda (Paulson) Kammerer. On November 20, 1954, he married Shirley Cavanaugh. Bob worked as a salesman for Wonderbread for many years. After moving to Nixa in 1986, he worked as a carrier for the Springfield News-Leader for 15 years. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding horses, and collecting affectionate dogs who needed homes. He loved his grandchildren dearly. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, Nixa; three children, Lisa Nagle and husband, Patrick, Nixa, Kevin Kammerer and wife, Jennifer, Spokane, Wash., and Curt Kammerer and wife, Kathy, Portland, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Patrick, Erin, Kyle, Zoe, Michelle, Alex and Ethan; a sister, Ruth Kaczmarek, Nixa; three brothers, Harold, Clinton, Iowa, Cliff, San Diego, and Richard, North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mildred and Shirley. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 22 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Father Mark Boyer officiating. Burial followed. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 in the funeral home. 


Kammerer, Shirley (Cavanaugh) 23 Dec 1934 - 16 Mar 2009 SN-L 19 Mar 2009

[Note: Daughter of Arthur & Alta (  ) Cavanaugh; married 20 Nov 1954 Robert Lee Jack “Bob” Kammerer 20 Dec 1934 - 18 Sep 2006]

Shirley Kammerer, 74, of Nixa passed away too soon on March 16, 2009 after battling cancer. She was born in Clinton, Iowa on December 23, 1934. She was the youngest of 5 children to Arthur and Alta Cavanaugh. Shirley graduated from Lyons High School in Clinton, Iowa, 1953. On November 20th 1954 she married her high school sweetheart, Robert ( Bob) Kammerer. Their union enjoyed 51 years until Bob's death on September 18th 2006. Shirley and Bob had three kids, Lisa, Kevin and Curt. She was a wonderful mother and adored by her 7 grandkids. Shirley devoted her time and life to her husband, kids and grandchildren. She was a passionate reader and enjoyed debating politics. Shirley was a St. Louis Cardinal fan and thoroughly enjoyed viewing any sports game with her family. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Kammerer, her parents, Arthur and Alta Cavanaugh, sister Jane (Cavanaugh) Morgan, and brother Robert Cavanaugh. Survivors include daughter Lisa and husband Pat Nagle, son Kevin and wife Jennifer Kammerer, and son Curt and wife Kathy Kammerer. Grandchildren include Patrick, Erin, and Kyle Nagle, Michelle, Alex, Ethan and Zoe Kammerer. Shirley will be missed each and every day mostly during the holidays in which she loved so much. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. John's Hospice Care to whom we will always be thankful for their compassionate care to our beloved Mom and Grandmother. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm at Adams Funeral Home on March 19, 2009. Graveside service is at 10:00 am on March 20, 2009 at McConnell-Bledsoe Cemetery in Nixa.


Kane, Charles W. 21 Mar 1909 - 3 Feb 1978 OH 9 Feb  1978 p12

[Note: Son of Ross B. & Daisey E. (Burk) Kane; married Fern 13 Apr 1917 - 13 Nov 1992]

Charles W. Kane, 68 of 923 Concord, a lifelong resident of Springfield, died at 12:25 a.m. Friday at Cox Medical Center after a short illness. Mr. Kane retired after 27 years as a machinist with Reyco Manufacturing, and was a member of Machinist Local 1315. Surviving are his wife, Fern; two daughters, Mrs. Sharon Giboney, 3159 S. Franklin and Mrs. Nira Glenn, Nixa; two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Giboney, Yuba City, Calif. and Mrs. Lelia Shaw, 1236 E. Broadmoor, and eight grandchildren. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Greenlawn Battlefield South with the Rev. Tommie Bilyeu officiating. The casket will be closed.


Kane, Ona Lorene (Moore) 16 Jan 1930 - 20 Jul 2006 SN-L 23 Jul 2006

[Note: Daughter of Daniel & Gladys (Owens) Moore; married 3 Feb 1952 B. B. “Jack” Kane]

Ona Lorene Moore Kane was born January 16, 1930, in Graham County, Kansas. The daughter of Daniel and Gladys Owens Moore of Norwood, Mo., she was the second of ten children. She passed away Thursday, July 20, 2006. The family moved to California in 1935 during the depression and, other than Lorene, they never returned to Missouri. Lorene graduated from Five Points High School in 1947 and Central California Commercial College in 1949. She worked for one year for Farmers Insurance, Fresno, Calif., as a legal secretary for Harold Parichan, a well-known lawyer in Fresno. Prior to leaving California, she worked as a clerk for Judge Flossie Lobo in Merced, Calif. She met B.B. "Jack" Kane at Castle Air Force Base in California, in January 1952. They were united in marriage on February 3, 1952, in Reno, Nevada. She left California in 1957 to join her husband in Europe, where they resided in Luxemburg and in France for three years. Upon returning stateside in November 1959, they lived at Chanute AFB Rantoul, Ill., where she went to work as a GS-5 AF Civilian employee. In 1960 they were assigned to the T-38 Test Force at Randolph AFB in Texas. Lorene was assigned to Air Training Command HQ in Flying Training Operation. In January 1965, she moved to the 340th Bomb Wing SAC, Bergstrom AFB, Austin, Texas, where her daughter Janet Maurine was born. She left Bergstrom AFB in August 1966 to go to Glasgow AFB in Montana, then in 1968 they left Glasgow to go to Carswell AFB in Ft. Worth, Texas, for FB-111 Aircraft Advance Party. Their son John Campbell was born. They then took a base preference back to Randolph AFB in 1972 for the purpose of retirement. They retired from the Air Force in 1974 and moved to Springfield, Mo., in October 1975. After their children were grown, Lorene resumed her career, then worked for five years for Mid-America Dairymen. Upon reaching the age of 65 she retired to be with her grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Jan and son-in-law, Jeff Jones, of Ozark, Mo., her son, John Kane of Springfield, Mo.; three granddaughters, Mallory and Lauren Jones and Sloane Kane; three brothers, Arthur Moore of Ariz., Frank Moore of Calif., and Larry Moore of Idaho, and a host of other relatives and friends. Lorene had total dedication to her family and her Bingo friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. Her strength, graciousness and devotion to her family and friends will forever set the example for those who love her. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, in the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today, July 23, 2006, in the funeral home. Burial will be at Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Mo. An online register book may be signed at www.walnutlawnfuneralhome.com.


Kapustka, Roberta M. (Owen) 29 Jul 1931 - 22 Dec 2000  CCH-N 10 Jan 2001

[Note: Daughter of Jim & Nora (Thompson) Owen; married 1958 Benedict Steve “Beni” Kapustka 26 Dec 1933 - 25 Jul 1999]

Roberta M. Kapustka, age 69, of Nixa, Mo., passed away on Friday, Dec. 22, 2000 in Christian Health Care West Springfield. She was born July 29, 1931 in Goodhope, Mo., the daughter of Jim and Nora (Thompson) Owen. She had been married to Benedict Steve Kapustka for forty-one years. He preceded her in death in 1999. She had worked as a secretary for a Masonry Company, and as a Day Care Operator. Mrs. Kapustka was a member of the Catholic Church. Survivors include her four sons, Dr. Eric Kapustka, Springfield, Chet Irons, Republic, Greg Irons, Nixa, Kevin Irons, Ozark; eight brothers and sisters, Delita Jenkins, Ava, Thelma Cox, Milan, Ill., Huba Stephens, Rockford, Ill., Inetha Madison, Moline, Ill., Tressie Shaw, Delaware, Okla., Ethel Lawrence, Bradleyville, Adrain Owen, Ava, and Colbert Owen, Denver, Colo., ; several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by three siblings, Zenna Haynes, Springfield, Willie Owen, Ava, and Cleo Owen, Ava. Funeral services were held on Sun., Dec. 24, 2000 in Adams Funeral Home, with Rev. David Rabenecker officiating. Burial was in Payne Cemetery, Nixa.


Kardos, Annette Doris (Wasson) 25 May 1922 - 20 May 1980 OH 29 May 1980 p5

[Note: Daughter of Paul Erben & Gertrude Cecilia (Vienhage) Wasson; married 31 Jan 1948 Joseph Kardos 15 Apr 1919 - 28 Oct 1985]

Services for Mrs. Annette Doris Kardos, 57, Nixa, were held last Saturday in St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark, with the Rev. Edward M. Eftink officiating. Burial was in Glenn Cemetery. Prayer services was held Friday night in Harris Chapel, Nixa. Mrs. Kardos, a former teacher in Nixa, Spokane and Sparta schools, was taking care of Mrs. Inman. Mrs. Kardos was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Ozark. Surviving are her husband, Joseph and one brother, Paul D. Wasson, Huntington Beach, California.


Kardos, Joseph 15 Apr 1919 - 29 Oct 1985 OH 7 Nov 1985 p5

[Note: married 31 Jan 1948 Annette Doris Wasson 25 May 1922 - 20 May 1980]

Services for Joseph Kardos, 66, Nixa, were held Oct. 31 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Henry Aykens officiating. Burial was in Glenn Cemetery near Nixa. Mr. Kardos died of apparent natural causes in his home Oct. 29. A retired research technician for NASA electronics,  he moved to Nixa from Chicago six years ago. He was a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include a sister, Barbara Dohnal, Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.


Karns, Eugene Russell “Gene” 16 Sep 1925 - 17 Mar 2005 SN-L 18 Mar 2005

[Note: Son of Glenn Russell & Elizabeth (Gibbs) Karns; married 9 Aug 1947 Vivian Mardelle Nevitt]

Eugene Russell "Gene" Karns, age 79, of Nixa, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Christian Healthcare, Republic. He was born September 16, 1925, in Decatur County, Iowa, the son of Glenn Russell and Elizabeth (Gibbs) Karns. On August 9, 1947, he and Vivian Mardelle Nevitt were married. Mr. Karns was a highly respected real estate broker for many years. He was a member of the Gate of the Temple Masonic Lodge #442. Mr. Karns was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include: his wife, Vivian Karns, Nixa; three children, Stephen Karns and wife, Sharon, Lineville, Iowa, Pamela Sue Garton and husband, Darrill, Appleton, Wisconsin, and Patrick Karns and wife, Kay, Nixa; seven grandchildren, Sindi Day and husband, Tony, Shane Karns and wife, Carla, Kim Summers and husband, Scott, Dana Haire and husband, Bill, Gena Weldy and husband, Chris, Cheri Wierichs and husband, Dan, and Dena Garton; 11 great-grandchildren, Parker and Regan Day, Renae Beebout and husband, Aaron, Courtney Karns, Joey and Kayly Summers, Nathan, Payton, and Clayton Haire, Ava Weldy, and Tessa Wierichs; a brother, Lyle Karns, Lineville, Iowa; a sister, Marcilee Shriver, Lineville, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Glyn Davies and Lindell Morris officiating. A Masonic service will be conducted. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, with military honors. Memorial donations may be made to the Crippled Children's Hospital in care of the Abou Ben Adhem Shrine, 601 St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO 65806 or the American Cancer Society.


Karnes, Keith Kenneth 27 Aug 1901 - 19 Feb 1968 CCR 22 Feb 1968 p8

[Note: Son of Loamma Freeman & Cora Alma (Nichols) Karnes; married Edna - this Clay Co MO SSDI record for an Edna F. Karnes may match 27 Jan 1908 - 24 Jul 2005]

Word has been received of the death of Keith Karnes, about 70, former resident of Forsyth and Ozark, and a former pharmacist in  Ozark, Forsyth and Branson. Mr. Karnes, who had been in ill health for some time, died Monday evening in his home on Route 1, Smithville., He was a pharmacist in the Smithville Hospital the past four years. Survivors include his wife, Edna, of the home; two sons, several brothers and a sister. Services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Overbrook, Kan.


Karpa, Julius 6 Jun 1919 - 8 Jan 2006 SN-L 11 Jan 2006

[Note: Son of Peter & Anna (  ) Karpa; married Lillian Midura  1 Dec 1922 - Aug 1985]

Julius Karpa, 86, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2006, at Riverview Manor, Ozark, Missouri, following a brief illness. He was born June 6, 1919, to Peter and Anna Karpa in Irma, Wisconsin. At a young age, the family moved back to Estonia, where Julius grew up. He left Estonia in 1937 and arrived in New York. He married Lillian Midura and they raised three children. Julius was successful in the construction business in Westchester County, New York. Julius moved to Springfield in October, 2003, and enjoyed the past two years and two months in the home of his daughter and her family. Julius was self made, independent, strong, smart and loving. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, in 1985. He is survived by his children, Don Karpa and his wife, Nancy, Rogersville; Jan Hyde and her husband, Kent, Springfield; and June Riihimaki and her husband, Paul, of Fountain Hills, Arizona; and grandchildren, Jack and Hillary Hyde. He will be buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings on the Hudson, New York, with arrangements by GormanScharpf Funeral Home.


Kasinger, John W. 17 Feb 1901 - 8 Jan 1990  OH 18 Jan 1990

[Note: Son of William Thomas & Melissa “Lissie” (Taylor) Kasinger; grandson of  Thomas Jasper “Button Tom“ & Margaret Ann (Dennison) Kasinger]]

J.W. Kasinger, 88, of Billings, died at 7:40 p.m. Jan. 8 in St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. He was a resident of Stone County for the past 53 years and a retired farmer of the Baptist faith. He is survived by six sons, Harley, Boyd, Bill and J.D., all of Marionville, Doug, of Billings, and Earl, of Los Angeles, Calif.; three daughters, Ruby Garner, Billings, Yvonne Meyer and Geneva Metzelthin, both of Kimberling City; two brothers, Jim and Don, both of Cedar Edge, Colo.; three sisters, Daisy Durfee, Palomar, Calif., Myrtle Messick, Azusa, Calif., and Nell Benton, Grand Junction, Colo.; 30 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Services were Jan. 11 in Marionville IOOF Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Jones officiating. Services and burial were under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home of Billings.


Kasinger, Melissa “Lissie” (Taylor) 29 Mar 1873 - Aug 1967

[Note: married 9 Jun 1890 in Mountain Home, AR William Thomas Kasinger 1871 - 1967]

Funeral services for Mrs. Lissie Kasinger, 93, of Route 2, Billings, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Bradford-Surridge Chapel, Marionville, with the Rev. Joel Alexander officiating.  Burial will be in Marionville IOOF Cemetery.  A native of Arkansas, Mrs. Kasinger died early Sunday in Springfield Baptist Hospital after a lingering illness.  Mrs. Kasinger moved to Colorado in 1930, then to the home of a son, J. W. Kasinger, of Route 2, Billings, three years ago.  She was a member of the Christian Church.  Survivors, in addition to the son, include four other sons, Edgar Kasinger, of Aloma, Calif., Isaac Kasinger, of Pueblo, Colo., and Jim and Don Kasinger, both of Cedaredge, Colo.; other survivors are five daughters, Mrs. Flora Burush, Littlerock, Calif., Mrs. Ada Gunter, Upland, Calif., Mrs. Myrtle Messick, Azusa, Calif., Mrs. Nellie Benton, Grand Junction, Colo., and Mrs. Daisy Duffee, Oroville, Calif.; 60 grandchildren; 120 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Note: This clipping from the collection of Lula (Rogers) Gardner is not dated.


Karstien, Laurenia Edna (Garrison) Apr 1868 - 16 May 1943 CCR 20 May 1943 p5

[Note: Daughter of John B. & Anna W. (Forgey) Garrison; married Benjamin F. Karstien 23 Jul 1864 - 9 Apr 1942]

Mrs. Laurenia Karstien, 74-year-old widow of the late B.F. Karstien, was born in Kentucky in 1869 and died Sunday evening in a St. Charles, Mo., hospital following complications from a broken hip which she sustained from a fall two weeks ago. She came to Christian county as a pioneer and lived near Ozark until 1917 when the family moved to Springfield where Mr. Karstien became engaged in the garage business. Six months ago she went to Old Monroe, Mo., to live with her daughter, Mrs. W.T. McIntosh. Other survivors are another daughter, Mrs. Larry Ciolina of Watsonville, Calif., one son, E.H. Karstien of Springfield, two brothers, Jess L. Garrison of Joplin and L.C. Garrison of Kansas City, one sister, Mrs. James St. John of Corvallis, Mont., and one granddaughter. Mrs. Karstien was a member of the Ozark Baptist church. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon by Rev. Bruce C. Maples of the Herman Lohmeyer funeral chapel in Springfield. Burial was in Maple Park cemetery.


Kastendieck, Augusta A. 23 Jul 1877 - 6 Apr 1974  OH 11 Apr 1974

[Note: Daughter of John Dick & Rebecca (  ) Kastendieck, Sr.]

Billings - Funeral services for Miss Augusta M. Kastendieck, 96, a former Billings resident, were at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Cantrell Chapel with the Rev. Robert Cantrell officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery north of Billings. Miss Kastendieck died in Sunshine Acres Nursing Home in Springfield Sunday afternoon after a long illness. She had lived in Chicago for several years after leaving Billings and before moving to Springfield. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.


Kastendieck, Dorothy (Miekley) 22 Aug 1915 - 17 Jun 2005 SN-L 19 Jun 2005

[Note: Daughter of William & Louise (  ) Miekley; married Richard K. Kastendieck 8 Dec 1915 - 11 Oct 2003]

In Loving Memory of Dorothy (Miekley) Kastendieck passed away at 1:22 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2005, in St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. She was born to William and Louise Miekley August 22, 1915, in Billings, Mo. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a lifetime member of the "German Church", St. Peter's Evangelical UCC in Billings. She was a longtime homemaker; and in retirement she worked with her husband in Yellowstone National Park. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; one brother; and her husband of 63 years, Richard Kastendieck. She is survived by a sister, Harriet Ehrhard of Pompano Beach, Fla.; a son, William Kastendieck; a daughter, Lois Kastendieck Haneghan; a daughter-in-law, Penny; a son-in-law, Steve; a granddaughter, Timatha; a grandson, Kyle and his wife, Mindy; as well as several nieces and nephews. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 7 p.m. Monday evening, June 20, in St. Peters UCC, with Pastor Doug Burwick officiating. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Peter's Evangelical UCC, P.O. Box 250, Billings, MO 65610. Cremation will be under direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic.


Kastendieck, Frank Andrew 1 Apr 1892 - 11 Mar 1969 CCR 13 Mar 1969 p4

[Note: Son of  George D. & Elizabeth A. (Keast) Kastendieck; married Lucy Anna Keatts 17 Jun 1887 - 2 Aug 1970]

Frank A. Kastendieck, 76, of Route 2, Billings died at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the home of an apparent heart attack. Mr. Kastendieck was a farmer and a longtime resident of this area. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Billings and a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge United No. 5 of Springfield. Surviving are his wife, Lucy Anna; a son, Richard, Billings; a daughter, Mrs. Valentine Schaumann, Route 2, Billings; a brother, George, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Andrews, Melton, Iowa, and Mrs. Hazel Shafer. Tulsa, Okla; and five grandchildren.


Kastendieck, Frank Andrew 1 Apr 1892 - 11 Mar 1969  CCR 20 Mar 1969 p8

Funeral services for Frank A. Kastendieck, 76, of Route 2, Billings, were at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13 in the Methodist Church in Billings with the Rev. Roy Wilson officating. Masonic graveside services by United Lodge No. 5 of Springfield were conducted in Rose Hill Cemetery. Burial was under direction of Cantrell of Billings, Mr. Kastendieck died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 in his home of an apparent heart attack.


Kastendieck, John LeRoy “Roy” 1890 -12 Feb 1954  BT 18 Feb 1954

[Note: Son of John Herman & Mary (Stone) Kastendieck; married Virgie Williams]

Funeral services for John LeRoy Kastendieck, 63, a native of Billings, who died February 12 at his home at Bristow, Okla, were held Monday, February 15 at the First Christian Church in Bristow with the Rev. Charles F. Arnold officiating, Burial was in Oak Lawn Cemetery there under direction of the Bates Funeral Home. Survivors include  a brother, Ray of Gary, Ind. and two sisters, Minnie of Joplin and Mildred of St. Louis.


Kastendieck, John LeRoy “Roy” 1890 - 12 Feb 1954  BT 18 Feb 1954

Word was received of the death of Roy Kastendieck of Bristow, Okla, in a Muskogee hospital on February 12. Mr. Kastendieck is a former Billings resident and a graduate of the Billings High School. Survivors include his widow, Virgie (nee Williams) of the home and four daughters, two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Davis of Joplin, Mo. and Mrs. Mildred Collins of St. Louis’ and one brother, Ray Kastendieck of Gary, Ind. Funeral services were held Sunday with burial at Bristow.


Kastendieck, Karl Dietrick 5 Oct 1897 - 1 Nov 1953 CCR 12 Nov 1953

[Note: Son of John & Louise (  ) Kastendieck; married 10 Dec 1919 Minnie Peiter 24 Dec 1897 - 6 May 1988]

Karl D. Kastendieck was born on a farm southeast of Billings on October 5, 1997 and passed away in Springfield Baptist Hospital on November 1, 1853 at the age of 56 years and 26 days, after a lingering illness. He was the son of the late John and Louise Kastendieck. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Clara, all of whom passed away in 1943 and two brothers who died in infancy. He was baptized in infancy in the Billings Methodist Church where he later transferred his membership to the St. Peter’s Evangelical Church where he remained a faithful member until death. On December 10, 1919 he was united in marriage to Minnie Peiter of Marionville and to this union were born six children; two sons and four daughters, all of whom survive. He spent his entire life on the farm on which he was born; being active in many community affairs, having served on the Billings  Public School Board, was past president of the Billings Guernsey Association . He was also an active member of the St. Peters Evangelical Church, having served on the church board for many years. He was a hard worker and took great interest in his family, farm and dairy cattle until ill health forced him to retire from active farm work from which he then devoted all his life to his church and to his family. He is survived by his wife, Minnie, two sons, Edward and Clifford of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Josephine Cross, Mary Jane Kastendieck and Mrs. Ruth Gay, all of Springfield and Anna Lea of the home; one brother, Paul Kastendieck of Marionville; one aunt, Augusta Kastendieck of Springfield; four grandsons, Joe and Jerry Cross and David and Danny Gay, many other relatives and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, November 3, at St. Peters Evangelical Church with the Rev. R. G. A. Bareis officiating. Burial was made in the church cemetery under direction of Harris of Billings.  Escorts were Herman Vermule, Frank Stark, Arthur Ebert, Albert Staiger, Henry Katzue and Eddie Bohn


Kastendieck, Louisa (Franck) 12 Mar 1866 - 30 Oct 1943 CCR 4 Nov 1943 p1

[Note: Daughter of  Charles & Cathern (C__ ) Franck; married 30 Mar 1894 CCM John D. Kastendieck 27 Jul 1863 - 30 Jun 1943]

Funeral service for Mrs. Louis Kastendieck, 76, who died at the home of her son, Karl, near Billings, were held Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Billings Methodist church, with Rev. J.W. Brucy officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery under direction of the Wallace Funeral Home of Billings. She is survived by another son, Paul, of Crane, and by nine grandchildren.


Kastendieck, Mary M. (Stone) 14 Jan 1859 - 2 Jun 1947  CCR 5 Jun 1947 p1

[Note: Daughter of Thomas & Mary (May) Stone; married John Herman Kastendieck, Jr. 6 Dec 1855 - 2 Aug 1935; obit says maiden name Stone; MO DC says Stene]

Mrs. Mary Kastendieck, age 89 years, a resident of Billings for the past 60 years, died at a Springfield hospital Monday afternoon. She is survived by four children, Roy of Bristow, Okla., Raymond of Gary, Ind., Mrs. Minnie Davis of Joplin, Mo., and Mrs. Mildred Collins of Clayton, Mo. She was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Stone and was born in Illinois and was a member of the Billing Christian church. Funeral services were held at 2:30 o’clock Wednesday in the home with Rev. Paul Downs of Nixa officiating. Burial was made in the Rose Hill cemetery under the direction of Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Billings.


Kastendieck, Minnie (Peiter) 24 Dec 1897 - 6 May 1988 OH 12 May 1988

[Note: Daughter of Charley & Louise (Hutter) Peiter; married 10 Dec 1919 Karl D. Kastendieck 5 Oct 1897 - 1 Nov 1953]

Minnie Kastendieck, 90, of Billings, died May 6 at Maranatha Manor, Springfield, after a long illness. Services for Mrs. Kastendieck were held Sunday in the St. Peter's United Church of Christ with the Rev. James Schultz officiating. Burial was in St. Peter's Cemetery under the direction of Meadors of Billings. Mrs. Kastendieck was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, where she was a member of the Women's Guild. Her survivors include two sons, Carl E. and Clifford, both of Billings; three daughters, Mary Jean Merrick, Republic, Ruth Gay, Springfield, and Anna Lee Dobbins, Aldrich; a brother, Fred Peiter, Marionville; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Kastendieck, Randy Karl 4 Jan 1958 - 11 Sep 2008 SN-L 13 Sep 2008

[Note: Son of Carl & Erna Lou (  ) Kastendieck]

Randy Karl Kastendieck of Springfield, Mo., died in his home on Thursday, September 11, 2008, at the age of 50. Randy was born on January 4, 1958, in Billings, Mo., to Carl and Erna Lou Kastendieck. A 1976 graduate of Billings High School, Randy attended Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla., and was employed by Cessna in Wichita, Kan. He later studied finance and became a successful stockbroker and trader around the Midwest. He was a member of St. Peter's UCC Church in Billings, Mo. Randy is survived by his parents; a sister, Mary Kastendieck of Paola, Kan.; a brother, Paul Kastendieck of Springfield, Mo.; an uncle, Clifford Kastendieck of Billings, Mo.; two aunts, Ruth Gay of Springfield, Mo., and Anna Lee Dobbins of Aldrich, Mo.; many cousins and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Meadors Chapel in Billings, Mo. Services will be Sunday, September 14, at 2 p.m., in St. Peters UCC Church in Billings, Mo., with the Reverend Doug Burwick officiating. Internment in St. Peter's Cemetery, Billings, Mo., will immediately follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Cemetery. Online condolences may be placed at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com. Randy touched many lives and was a kind, caring son, brother and friend who will be greatly missed.


Kastendieck, Richard K. 8 Dec 1915 - 11 Oct 2003  SN-L 14 Oct 2004

[Note: Son of Frank & Lucy (Keatts) Kastendieck; married 21 Sep 1940 Dorothy Miekley]

Richard K. Kastendieck, 87, Billings, died at 4:59 p.m. Saturday, October 11, 2003, in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born December 8, 1915, in Billings, Mo., the son of Frank and Lucy (Keatts) Kastendieck. He married Dorothy Miekley on September 21, 1940. Mr. Kastendieck was a retired mechanic for Yellowstone National Park, and a member of the St. Peter's Evangelical UCC in Billings. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Valentine Schaumann. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy; a son, and his wife, Bill and Penny Kastendieck, Wylie, Texas; a daughter and her husband, Lois and Steve Haneghan, Springfield; and two grandchildren, Timatha Kastendieck and Kyle Kastendieck and his wife Mindy. Cremation is under direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Memorial services will be at a later date.


Kastendieck, Richard K. 8 Dec 1915 - 11 Oct 2003 CCH-N 22 Oct 2003

Richard K. Kastendieck, 87, Billings, died on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 in St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield. He was born Dec. 8, 1915 in Billings, the son of Frank and Lucy (Keatts) Kastendieck. He married Dorothy Miekley on Sept. 21, 1940.  Mr. Kastendieck was a retired mechanic for Yellowstone National Park, and a member of St. Peter's Evangelical UCC, Billings.  He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Valentine Schaumann.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy; a son Bill and his wife Penny, Texas; a daughter Lois Haneghan and husband Steve, Springfield; and grandchildren Timatha Kastendieck and Kyle Kastendieck and his wife, Mandy.  Cremation is under the direction of Meadors Funeral Homes, Republic. Memorial services will be at a later date.

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Kastendieck, Robert “Bob” G. 22 Aug 1921 - 3 Mar 2004 SN-L 14 Mar 2004

[Note: Son of  George H. & Irene (  ) Kastendieck; married 1943 Betty Jane]

Robert G. Kastendieck, age 82, of Richardson, TX, died March 3, 2004, of complications following a lengthy illness. Robert was born in Springfield, MO, on Aug. 22, 1921, to Irene and George Kastendieck. He was a graduate of SMSU, formerly S.T.C., with an M.S.A. from M.U. He was a veteran of World War II and served in the European Theatre with the 291 INF 75th Div. and was a holder of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Robert was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Richardson and worked for Texas Instruments for 17 years until his retirement in 1982. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Betty Jane; son David Robert and wife Schann and grandsons Jason, Jeffrey and Todd of Houston, TX; sister Florence and husband Steve Francis, and brother Joe Kastendieck and wife Patricia of Springfield, MO; and late sister Dorothy Reynolds. A memorial service was held Saturday, March 13, in First Presbyterian Church in Richardson, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent in Robert's name to the Boy Scouts of America. Arrangements are under direction of Restland Funeral Home, 972-238-7111, restlandfuneralhome.com


Katzberg, Henry Edward 7 Sep 1920 - 13 Oct 2004 SN-L 15 Oct 2004

[Note: Son of Edward & Lydia (Neuman) Katzberg; married Una Culligan who d 11 Feb 1971; married second Beatrice Vogel 13 Apr 1919 - 1 Jan 1997; married 2000 Judy]]

Henry Edward Katzberg, 84, Bois D'Arc, died at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2004, at Cox South, Springfield. He was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., to Edward and Lydia (Neuman) Katzberg. Henry was a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Billings. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the V.F.W. He was first married to Una (Culligan), and two children were born to this union. She passed away Feb. 11, 1971. He later married Beatrice (Vogel). They moved to this area 14 years ago. She passed away Jan. 1, 1997. A grandson also preceded him in death. Henry lived a full life. He was a retired over-the-road truck driver. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, caring for his yard, and flowers. He is survived by his wife of four years, Judy, of the home; a son, Edward, Amboy, Ill.; a daughter, Sharon Lee, Paris, Tenn.; two stepsons, Alva C. Settle, Minnesota, and Anthony Nimmo, Texas; seven stepdaughters, Audrey Gilbert, Bois D'Arc, Barbara Bibly, Karen O'Malley, Mary Worth, Linda Davidenko, all of Illinois, Ann LaBarge, Virginia, and Michelle Gifford, Iowa; a sister, Myrtle Mikes, Illinois; four grandchildren, 22 step-grandchildren; several great- grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Billings, with Father Bobby Manso officiating under direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Burial with military honors will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the Republic funeral home.


Katzman, George E. 14 May 1911 - 1 Feb 1968  CCR 8 Feb 1968 p5

George E. Katzman, 56, of Ozark, died Thursday, Feb. 1 in the Veterans Hospital at Fayetteville, Ark. where he had been a patient since the previous Monday. A World War II veteran, he flew with the Air Corps in the China-Burma-India theater and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He had served as a pilot, both private and commercial  for American Airlines and Capitol Airways until illness forced his retirement in 1966. He had lived with his aunt, Mrs. Myron C. McCracken, at Ozark the past several months. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Other survivors include a brother, Frank, of Independence; a half-brother, Don of Auburn, Ky.; other aunts, Mrs. George T. Peurrung, Mrs. George A, Hennies and Mrs. William Miller, all of Louisville, Ky., and Mrs. Andrew C. Cowan of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Mrs. Neal Grubaugh of Ozark is a cousin. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Harris Chapel at Ozark with the Rev. Conrad Kitchell officiating. Burial was in National Cemetery , Springfield.


Katzur, Karl H. 16 Apr 1941 - 15 Jul 1986 OH 24 Jul 1986 p4

[Note: Son of Henry & Louise (Meikley) Katzur]

Graveside services for Karl H. Katzur, 45, Billings, were held July 17 in St. Peter’s Cemetery with the Rev. James Schultz officiating, Military rites were by American Legion Post 676. Mr. Katzur, died of natural causes July 15 in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was a carpenter and a U. S. Army veteran, He was a member of the Republic VFW No. 4593 and St. Peter’s United Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Joseph, Billings; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Katzur; one sister, Erna L. Kastendieck, Billings; one niece and two nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Memorial Fund or the charity of the donor’s choice.


Kauffman, George L. 30 Sep 1917 - 22 Mar 1989  OH 30 Mar 1989

[Note: Son of Howard K. & ?  (  ) Kauffman; married Florence]

George L. Kauffman, 71, of Springfield, died at 5:55 p.m. March 22 at Cox Medical Center South after a long illness. Services for Mr. Kauffman were held March 24 in the Greenlawn Funeral Home South Chapel with David McKay officiating. Burial followed in Springfield National Cemetery. Mr. Kauffman was a longtime resident of Springfield, and was a retired meat cutter at Consumers Markets, where he was employed for 23 years. He was a member of the Brentwood Christian Church and of the Amalgamated United Food and Commercial Workers No. 340. Mr. Kauffman was an Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Florence; three sons, Rick and Doug, Springfield, and Stan, Ozark; his father, Howard K., Springfield; two sisters, Irene Garton, Fair Grove, and Dorothy McElhaney, Republic; and four grandchildren.


Kaufman, Charles E. 23 May 1876 - 14 Jul 1959   CCR 23 Jul 1959 p8

[Note: Son of Noah & Harriet (  ); married Anna Lou Campbell 8 Jul 1877 - 23 Mar 1947]

Funeral services for Charles E. Kaufman, 83 of Sparta  who died Tuesday, July 14, were held Thursday, July 16 at 2:30 p.m. in the Sparta Baptist Church, with Rev. Linebarger officiating. Burial was in Pembina Cemetery under direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. He spent most of his life in the Sparta community and was a member of the Sparta Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Dallas Kauffman of Rogersville, one daughter, Mrs. Virgil Osborn of Sparta, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


Kaufman, Dallas Lloyd 20 Nov 1906 - 16 Aug 1975 OH 21 Aug 1975 p11

[Note: Son of Charles E. & Anna Lou (Campbell) Kaufmanl married 3 Dec 1932 CCM Marie Baird  19 Aug 1907 - 11 Jul 1997]

OZARK - Services of Dallas L. Kaufman, 68, Ozark, were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Harris Chapel here with the Rev. Bill Mabury officiating, Burial was in Pembina Cemetery near Rogersville. Mr. Kaufman died Saturday morning at his home after a short illness. He had lived in Ozark the past several years and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Leanette Perry, Route 7, Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Leta Osburn, Sparta, and three grandchildren.


Kaufman, Lloyd Glen “Tiny” 26 May 1927 - 13 Jan 2011 SN-L 14 Jan 2011 & CCH-N 19 Jan 2011

[Note: Son of Lyford Jess & Mary Dexter (Haguewood) Kaufman; married June Putman]

Lloyd Glen "Tiny" Kaufman, age 83, of Ozark, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011. He was born May 26, 1927 in Kansas City, the son of Lyford Jess and Mary Dexter (Haguewood) Kaufman. He graduated from Ozark High School and served his country in the United State Navy during World War II. He was married to June Putman, and together they had three sons. Glen owned and operated Kaufman Furniture in Ozark for a number of years. He was a member of Ozark First Baptist Church. Survivors include: three sons and their wives, Bruce and Laura Lee Kaufman, Springfield, Kim and Sandy Kaufman, Springfield, and Scott and Debi Kaufman, Rogers, Ark.; six grandchildren, Andy and Cory, Sam and Seth, Eric and Elizabeth; a brother Jack Kaufman, Boise, Idaho; and June Kaufman, Springfield. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 16, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Ozark City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Sunday.


Kaufman, Lyford J. 9 May 1902 - 15 Apr 1955      CCR 21 Apr 1955 p4

[Note: Son of Charles E. &  Anna Lou (Campbell) Kaufman; married 15 Apr 1921 Pearl Dalton; married 28 Mar 1924 Mary D. Haguewood 29 Oct 1902 - 9 Nov 1986; married Betty]

Lyford H. Kaufman, 52. of Stover died Saturday at his home of a heart attack. Mr. Kaufman operated a tourist court at Stover. He was a former resident of Christian County. Survivors include his wife, Betty; three sons, Glen of Ozark, Jack stationed with the Navy in San Diego, Calif, and Jimmy of the home; a brother, Dallas Kaufman of Rogersville; a sister, Mrs. Leta Osborn of Rogersville, a step-daughter and a grandchild. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. in the Chaffin Chapel at Ozark by the Rev. Floyd Hanks Burial was in Pembina Cemetery.


Kaufman, Mary D. (Haguewood) 29 Oct 1902 - 9 Nov 1986 OH 13 Nov 1986 p3

[Note: Daughter of  Major Clarence & Marcie T. (Canard) Haguewood; married 28 Mar 1924 CCM Lyford J. Kaufman 9 May 1902 - 15 Apr 1955]

Services for Mary D. Kaufman, 84, Ozark, were held Nov. 12 in Adams Chapel with the Rev. Troy Rhoden officiating,. Burial was in Ozark Cemetery. Mrs. Kaufman died Nov. 9 in St. John’s Regional Health Center, Springfield. She had lived in Ozark for most of her life and had been the Christian County register for vital statistics for 23 years. She was a member of Ozark First Baptist Church where she served for two years as president of the Mary and Martha Sunday School Class. Survivors include two sons, Glen, Ozark, and Jack, Boise, Idaho; one sister, Lola Foster, Ozark; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.


Kaufman, William Sherman 1864 - 15 Feb 1948 CCR 19 Feb 1948

[Note: Son of Emanuel & Mary (  ) Kaufman; married Esta Rainey 1 Apr 1867 - 5 Jan 195; mother’s maiden name possibly Webster0]

William Sherman Kaufman, 83, died at his home in Billings at 10:45 Sunday morning after a lingering illness. He was born in Ashland, Ohio, but was a resident of Billings, Mo., for the past four years, coming to Billings from Dickens, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Esta, one brother and two sisters, and one nephew, Walter Houser, of Joplin, Mo. Funeral services were held at 1 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the Billings Methodist church conducted by the pastor, Rev. G.W. Wheat, with burial in Rose Hill cemetery under direction of Maples Funeral Home of Billings.


Kavanaugh, Gladys (Gardner) 8 Mar 1912 - 14 May 2004 SN-L 20 May 2004

[Note: Daughter of Joseph & Zepha (  ) Gardner; married Sep 1934 W. F. “Kavy” Kavanaugh]

Gladys Gardner Kavanaugh was born on March 8, 1912 to Joseph and Zepha Gardner in McGhee, Ark. She joined her older brother, Joseph Jr., and later a younger brother, Nowlin. Always beautiful and vivacious, Gladys was surrounded by a circle of friends. During her time in business college, Gladys met the love of her life, W.F. "Kavy" Kavanaugh. They were married in September of 1934. Gladys and Kavy welcomed their first son, Michael, in 1940 and second, Alan, in 1946. The family moved to Hattiesburg, Miss. where Gladys was an active member of Main Street Baptist Church and the Explorers Bible Study. Gladys traveled around the world and enjoyed the company of family and many friends. In 1992, she moved to Nixa, Mo. to live with her son and his family, and died in the home on May 14, 2004. She is deeply loved and missed by her children, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and extended family. We remember her deep faith, joyful laugh, and ready hugs and kisses. She loved without reservation and was loved by many. Services will be held Saturday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at Southgate Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, those who wish to honor Gladys can do so by making a donation to The Library Center, Community Hospices of America Southwest Missouri, or Southgate Baptist Church.

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