PEOPLE — from the print edition of Feb. 23, 2018


PEOPLE — print edition of Feb. 23, 2018



Argyle, St. Aloysius

Terry & Georgia Brunnert, 52 Years


Boonville, Ss. Peter & Paul

John & Donna King, 63 years

Jerome & Darlene Wirths, 58 years

Larry & Rosemary Leathers, 52 years

Danny & De Lammers, 47 years

Joe & Dina Herzog, 35 years

Jim & Janet Waibel, 31 years

Leonard & Nene Imhoff, 28 years

David & Cathy Maupin, 28 years


Brinktown, Holy Guardian Angels

Don & Marietta Brune, 45 years

Bernard & Jan Wenzel, 45 years

Don & Donna Knapp, 43 years

Daniel & Marita Wansing, 30 years


Brookfield, Immaculate Conception

Francis & Barbara Clark, 53rd

Katie & Gene Finch, 50 years

Jerry & Peggy Ward, 50 years

Roger & Cindy Walsh, 44 years

Joe & Mary Sue Enyeart, 41 years

Larry & Kathy McCurry, 39 years

Dennis & Sarah Paalhar, 38 years


Freeburg, Holy Family

Pat & Sandy Haller, 55 years

Duane & Carma Wegman, 49 years

Harry & Linda Struemph, 47 years

Carl & Sherry Lewis, 21 years


Hermann, St. George

Albert & Bernice Jacquin, 45 years


Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph

Dale & Marlys Schulte, 50 years


Jonesburg, St. Patrick

Henry & Pauline Horstdaniel, 55 years

John & Nancy Cobb, 47 years

Rich & Jan Milzark, 42 years

Ed & Karen Stenger, 28 years

Josh & Sara Johnson, 14 years

Brad & Julie Ellis, 13 years


Kahoka, St. Michael

Allen & Lora Cameron, 48 years

David & Graciela Birky, 11 years


Kirksville, Mary Immaculate

Bill & Penny Tiedemann, 52 years

Charles Lemley & Dr. Margaret Wilson, 31 years

Michael & Melissa Grgurich, 19 years


Loose Creek, Immaculate Conception

John & Olivia Ruettgers, 66 years


Macon, Immaculate Conception

John & Linda Neer, 50 years


Marshall, St. Peter

Mike & Fran Vogel, 60 years


Mary’s Home, Our Lady of the Snows

Rob & Kim Bax, 20 years


Mexico, St. Brendan

Tom & Dr. Mary Ellen Mullen, 50 years


Milan, St. Mary

Joe & Deanna King, 58 years

Bill & Teresa Blair, 36 years

Roman & Josefina Bahena, 32 years

Lorenzo & Beneranda Torres, 25 years

Edwin & Clelia Pacheco, 19 years

Gregorio & Yolanda Victorino, 13 years

Montgomery City, Immaculate Conception

Bill & Margie Cobb, 55 years

David & Janet Cobb, 41 years

Brad & Lynn Arens, 33 years

Dale & Diane Queathem, 31 years


Osage Bend, St. Margaret of Antioch

Alberto & Judith Lambayan, 52 years

Charlie & Robyn Siebeneck, 24 years


Palmyra, St. Joseph

Franklin & Edna Tuley, 64 years

John & Jean Buckman, 53 years

Gary & Lenore Singleton, 48 years

David & Gable Lewis, 34 years

Kent & Vaness Rupp, 33 years


Rich Fountain, Sacred Heart

Bill & Karen Bax, 42 years


Russellville, St. Michael

Dave & Rendy Lepper, 49 years

Jeff & Katy Wildhaber, 33 years


St. Patrick, Shrine of St. Patrick

John & Catherine Brennan, 58 years’


Sedalia, Sacred Heart

Bob & Karolyn Spears, 50 years

Paul & Judith Bennett, 40 years

Jim & Lizz Green, 25 years

Jeff & Carla Lucchesi, 25 years


Sedalia, St. Patrick

Marvin & Kathy Brownfield, 50 years

Carl & Mary Koch, 45 years


Vienna, Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Ken & Peggy Neubert, 30 years

Ethan & Erin Murphy, 14 years


Wien, St. Mary of the Angels

Junior & Mary Lou Marek, 61 years

Glen & Janet Niemeier, 40 years

Darryl & Alice Niemeier, 37 years

Greg & Patti White, 34 years

Greg & Carol Burstert, 28 years

Adam & Leigh Ann Stallo, 14 years



Boonville, Ss. Peter & Paul — Crosby Caton, son of Sabe & Whitney Caton

Brookfield, Immaculate Conception — Harley Janet Hecke, daughter of Terry & Amy Hecke

California, Annunciation — Leo Floyd Cain, son of Nick & Kiea Cain

Columbia, Our Lady of Lourdes — Fitzgerald Eaton, Mary Huai, Charolotte Reams, Blakely Robertson, Blake Springer, Eldrine Widmer

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph — Cain Bolten, Haven Bolten, Brooklyn Breau, Liam Carel, Remington McElwaine, Jack Mengwasser, Owen Shank

Linn, St. George — Kendall Ann Hoffman, daughter of Lucas & Ashley Hoffman

Mary’s Home, Our Lady of the Snows — Indiana Chase Evers, son of Tim Evers & Ashley Pringer; Triniti Leigh Libbert, daughter of Dakota & Rebecca Libbert; Gabriel Gene Pringer, daughter of Derrick & Jeana Pringer

Moberly, St. Pius X — Harper Jean Freitag, daughter of David & Madelyne Freitag; Landon Eugene Scott Lawson, son of Brandon Vanbibber & Sarah Lawson; Hayden Terese O’Brien, daughter of Tyler & Lauren O’Brien

Monroe City, Holy Rosary — Sawyer Lee Werr

Rich Fountain, Sacred Heart — Mavis  Neuner and Rowan Neuner, daughters of Nick & Melyssa Neuner

St. Martins, St. Martin — Gabriel Alexander Dougherty, son of Zachary & Shyra Dougherty; Benjamin Joseph Stegeman, son of Brandon & Kristen Stegeman

St. Robert, St. Robert Bellarmine — Alanna Leilani Ortega, daughter of Jose Carlos Ortega Fontan & Raiza Yarelis Ramirez

St. Thomas, St. Thomas the Apostle — Graham Nicholas Charles Davis, son of CJ & Amanda Davis; Brenda Reisse



Cuba, Holy Cross — Betty Sanazaro, her 90th

Freeburg, Holy Family — Barbara Ruder, her 93rd on Feb. 16

Hermitage, St. Bernadette — Evalena Samborski, her 94th on Jan. 23; Ray Duffin, his 93rd on Jan. 31

Loose Creek, Immaculate Conception — Irene Voss, her 96th on Feb. 6

Mary’s Home, Our Lady of the Snows — Alma Koetting, her 95th on Feb. 15

Slater, St. Joseph — Marcella Young, her 95th on Feb. 19



Gladys Kipper, 96 — grandmother of Father Joseph S. Corel, diocesan vicar for prison ministry and pastor of St. Andrew parish in Holts Summit — on Feb. 10. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Feb. 15 in St. Joan of Arc Church in Lisle, Illinois, with Fr. Corel presiding.

Shirley J. Miller — who taught first grade at St. Pius X School in Moberly and served for several years in the Diocesan Religious Education Office in the 1980s — on Jan. 12 in New Lenox, Ill. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Jan. 17 in Holy Trinity Church in Aurora, Mo.

Argyle, St. Aloysius — Pauline C. White

Boonville, Ss. Peter & Paul, Joseph L. Kempf

Columbia, Our Lady of Lourdes — Victoria K. Bennett, Mike Coleman, Gilda Hering, Kenneth Sanford

Freeburg, Holy Family — Roman Falter

Hannibal, Holy Family — Larry Grant, Vince Lukowski, Jane Zeiger

Hermann, St. George — Lester Kleinheider

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph — Gerald L. Bonnot, Clifford J. Schnieders

Jefferson City, Immaculate Conception — Jeanette C. Branch, Herbert J. Bruemmer, Regina R. Huhmann, Mary Koelling, Don Markway, Walter W. Ordway, Sandra L. Talken, Gregory A. Wankum

Jefferson City, St. Peter — Gilberte R. “Betty” Brashear, Melissa Fox, Carlos E. Hamacher, Charles R. Pappas, Michael C. Wiseman

Koeltztown, St. Boniface — Julia A. Strichertz

Lake Ozark, Our Lady of the Lake — Judy Medved

Laurie, St. Patrick — Richard Lister, Rosemary Meyer, Marjorie A. Niedbalski

Linn, St. George — Lorraine E. Otto

Marceline, St. Bonaventure — Harold W. Milner

Marshall, St. Peter — Mary T. Kliethermes

Meta, St. Cecilia — Leona M. Fick, Melinda S. “Susie” Stumpe

Mexico, St. Brendan — John Halpin, Viola Halpin, Edward L. Lang

Milan, St. Mary — Frances McCarty

Moberly, St. Pius X — Bob Samuel, Myrtle M. “Peggy” Schmidt

St. Anthony, St. Anthony of Padua — Hugo G. Blomberg

St. Clement, St. Clement — Daniel W. Spegal

St. Elizabeth, St. Lawrence — Rosetta C. Doerhoff, Laverne G. Holtmeyer

St. Martins, St. Martin — Albert S. Boeckman, Michael W. Clad

St. Thomas, St. Thomas the Apostle — Teresa Kaiser

Salisbury, St. Joseph — Evelyn J. Wekenborg

Sedalia, Sacred Heart — Cecilia L. Gerke, Alice Goodwin

Taos, St. Francis Xavier — David P. Boeckman, Marilyn F. Whitener

Tipton, St. Andrew — Ruby Knipp, Catherine H. Lutz

Wardsville, St. Stanislaus — Linda S. Moeller

Wellsville, Church of the Resurrection — Dr. Mary Gooch

Westphalia, St. Joseph — Edward G. Boes