Hugh Halteman, 79, Roach, died July 21, 2000, at his home.
He was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Melton, Okla., a son of John Q. and Esther Griffin Halteman. He was married June 4, 1939, in Commerce, Okla., to Louise Wright, who survives at the home.
An Army veteran of World War II, he was a supervisor for the General Motors Leeds Plant in Kansas City until his retirement in 1974. He moved to the Lake area in 1975.
He was a past member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1000, Independence; a Master Mason in Mountain View; and a member of the Moose Lodge in Camdenton.
Other survivors include: two sons, Ken Halteman, Roach, and Rick Halteman, Camdenton; one daughter, Connie Edie, Whitehall, Pa.; two brothers, John Q. Halteman, Gillespie, Ill., and George T. Halteman, Crowley, Texas; 10 grandchildren and eight great-granddaughters.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hedges Funeral Home, Camdenton. Tracy Carroll will officiate. Burial will be in Roach Cemetery, Roach.
Visitation will be from 7-8 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to the Building Fund of Community Christian Church, Camdenton.
Dollie Irene Cameron Means, 90, Fulton, died July 22, 2000, at Riverview Nursing Home, Mokane.
She was born Sept. 8, 1909, a daughter of Samuel and Lenore King Peery. She was married Aug. 25, 1929, to Ruben Albert Cameron, who died Jan. 25, 1943. She was married July 30, 1947, to James Robert Means, who died July 18, 1986.
A member of Central Christian Church, she worked at International Shoe Company.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Debo Funeral Home, Fulton. The Rev. Harold Reisch will officiate. Burial will be in White Cloud Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday.
Memorials are suggested to Central Christian Church.
Merle Todd, 93, Fulton, died July 22, 2000, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Oct. 21, 1906, in Wilton, a daughter of H.W. and Ella Foster Know. She was married to Earl Chiles, who preceded her in death. She was married to James Todd, who preceded her in death.
A member of the Southside Baptist Church, she worked at Fulton State Hospital.
Survivors include: one daughter, Dorothy Snyder, Monmouth, Ill.; one son, Jim Chiles, Kansas City, Kan.; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Callaway Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Ron Baker will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Debo Funeral Home, Fulton.
John William Patterson, 80, Jefferson City, died July 22, 2000, at Capital Region Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Linn Creek, a son of Leslie S. and Edna Keown Patterson. He was married July 20, 1940, in Jefferson City, to Loretta H. LeCure, who died July 16, 1992. He was married April 3, 1993, in Jefferson City, to Marie M. Vieth Horstdaniel, who survives at the home.
A graduate of Linn Creek High School, he was an Army veteran of World War II. He worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad as a brakeman and conductor until his retirement.
He was a member of St. Joseph Cathedral; American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5; VFW, Roy Sone Post 1003; Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2963; American Association of Retired Persons; the National Association of Retired Veterans Railroad Employees; the 748th Railway Operation Battalion; and the Legion of Mary.
Other survivors include: two sons, Kenneth Lee Patterson, Stockton, Calif., and William James Patterson, St. Martins; two daughters, Doris Jean Bratten, Jefferson City, and Patricia Ann Sims, Windsor; three brothers, Louie P. Patterson and Carlos Conley Patterson, both of Jefferson City, and Raymond L. Patterson, Castalian Springs, Tenn.; one sister, Pearl Putnam, Jefferson City; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Cathedral. The Rev. Daniel Merz will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Buescher Memorial Home, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
Landry Diane Bernskoetter, infant daughter of Eric G. and Kerri Diane Kelsey Bernskoetter, Taos, died July 24, 2000, at St. Marys Health Center.
She was born May 26, 2000, in Jefferson City. Her parents survive at the home.
Other survivors include: one brother, Brett Skinner, of the home; paternal grandparents, Don and Georgene Bernskoetter, Taos; maternal grandparents, Vern and Rita Kelsey, Jefferson City; paternal great-grandfather, George Bisges, Taos; and maternal great-grandparents, Mervin and Bernice Flanders, Hutchinson, Kan.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Taos. The Rev. Dave Maher will officiate. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Houser-Millard Funeral Home, Taos, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, St. Jude's Children's Hospital or the S.I.D.S. Foundation.
Merl M. Luster Burks, 93, Belton, died July 24, 2000, at Beautiful Savior Nursing Center, Belton.
She was born Aug. 12, 1906, in Clarksburg, a daughter of Jonathan B. and Martha J. Williams Hunt. She was married to William E. Luster, who died in November 1966. She was married to Mitchell Burks, who died in September 1971.
She attended Mount Pleasant School and was a COD clerk for National Bellas Hess until her retirement.
Survivors include: one son, Jim Luster, El Dorado Springs; one daughter, Betty Pfister, Kansas City; five grandchildren; three step grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Home, California. The Rev. Ivan Dameron will officiate. Burial will be in Hickman Cemetery, Clarksburg.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, in care of Judy Allee, P.O. Box 333, Latham, Mo. 65050; or to the American Diabetes Association, 1316 Parkade Blvd., P.O. Box 1013, Columbia, Mo. 65205.
Ralph Leroy Carter, 57, Gravois Mills, died July 22, 2000, at Resthaven Rest Home, Sedalia.
He was born June 17, 1943, in Kansas City, a son of Frank L. and Evelyn Stechmann Carter. He was married April 18, 1994, to Patricia Calvert, who survives at the home.
He was a supervisor with United Artist Warehouse until his retirement.
Other survivors include: one son, Ralph Carter Jr., Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Mary Ann McCullough, Phoenix, and Patricia Ellen Anwar, Kansas City; one stepdaughter, Renee Franklin, Kansas City; and 10 grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home, Versailles. Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Thursday.
Euda Hampton Cassil, 92, Jamestown, died July 24, 2000, at St. Marys Health Center.
She was born Feb. 22, 1908, in Jamestown, a daughter of William E. and Biddie Viola Gatschet Nickles. She was married March 24, 1926, in Jamestown, to William Bruce Hampton, who died Jan. 26, 1976. She was married Sept. 1, 1984, to Arnold Cassil, who died Aug. 21, 1988.
She attended Moniteau County Schools. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Jamestown, and the Women's Society. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and a 59-year member of California Chapter 521 Order of Eastern Star. A homemaker, she was a lifelong resident of the area.
Survivors include: three sons, William Bruce "Dick" Hampton, Melvern, Kan., David Hampton, California, and Nick Hampton, Florence; one daughter, Patsy Hampton Huth, Jefferson City; one stepson, A.L. Cassil Jr., California; two stepdaughters, Dorothy Dietzel and Shirley Schlup, both of Jamestown; one sister, Kathryn Loeb, Longboat Key, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grace United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jerry Moon will officiate. Burial will be in Grace United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Home, California, with an Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Grace United Methodist Church, c/o Dottie Dietzel, Jamestown, Mo. 65046.
Dorothy G. Graham, 75, Jefferson City, died July 24, 2000, at Capital Healthcare Center.
She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Tuscumbia, a daughter of Churchill and Mildred Beard Wyrick. She was married May 16, 1980, in Eldon, to Paul Graham, who died Feb. 15, 1994.
She was a former resident of Eldon and a member of First Baptist Church, Tuscumbia.
Survivors include two brothers, Donald Wyrick, Jefferson City, and Kenneth Wyrick, Tuscumbia.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rekus Funeral Home, Eldon. The Rev. Gene Edwards will officiate. Burial will be in Greenmore Memorial Gardens, near Barnett.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Thursday.
Wilma M. Lansford, 80, Linn, died July 23, 2000, at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis.
She was born Dec. 3, 1919, in Linn, a daughter of Gustav and Catherine Berhorst Rustemeyer. She was married July 4, 1940, in Linn, to Gerald B. Lansford, who died March 11, 2000.
A Linn High School graduate, she received her teaching certificate from the Rolla School of Mines. A lifelong area resident, she was a homemaker and taught at Pointers Creek School. She served as county director of Osage County Commodity Distribution Center and retired from Missouri Surplus Property in 1982. She was a member of St. George Church, Linn, Ladies Sewing Circle, St. Ann's Sodality, Catholic Knights of America, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, and a charter member of Osage County Nutrition Center.
Survivors include: one son, John Lansford, Higginsville; five daughters, Mary Catherine Schaefer, St. Louis, Margaret Ann Scheulen, Linn, Jean Gruetzemacher, Springfield, and Marlene Kuster and Marcia Heberle, both of Jefferson City; one brother, Francis Rustemeyer, Jefferson City; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Church. The Rev. Paul Hartley will officiate. Burial will be in St. George Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Morton Funeral Home, Linn, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to St. George Church or the charity of the donor's choice.
Robert "Cotton" Rolufs, 67, Rolla, formerly of Jefferson City, died July 23, 2000, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 26, 1932, in Clementine, a son of Clifford E. and Helen Irene Robinson Rolufs. He was married May 22, 1951, to Wilma Fink, who survives at the home.
He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God, Rolla.
Other survivors include: two sons, Mark Rolufs, Bland, and Michael Rolufs, Jefferson City; three daughters, Marcia Eckert, Metamora, Ill., Marilynn Bounds, Rolla, and Myra DeClue, Peoria, Ill.; two brothers, Wendell Rolufs, Rolla, and Larry Rolufs, Jefferson City; one sister, Sue Kee, Benton, Ark.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
One son, Gary Lee Rolufs, preceded him in death.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Null & Son Funeral Home, Rolla. The Rev. Danny Kemp will officiate. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today.
Memorials are suggested to the Calvary Assembly of God.