PEOPLE – from the print edition of March 23, 2018


Here are the names from the People Page in the March 23, 2018, print edition of The Catholic Missourian.

Information for the People Page comes from parish correspondents and individual parishioners, as well as bulletins and newspapers.

Submissions for anniversaries (10 years or more), birthdays (90 years or more), and baptisms, deaths, marriages and initiations of local parishioners may be e-mailed to; FAXed to (573) 635-2286 (please designate The Catholic Missourian as the recipient); or mailed to: The Catholic Missourian, P.O. Box. 104900, Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900.


Brinktown, Holy Guardian Angels

Paul & Theresa Branson, 20 years

Fulton, St. Peter

Leonard & Mary Lou Overkamp, 59 years

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph

Deacon Dan & Pat Joyce, 39 years

Jefferson City, Immaculate Conception

Kirk & Sheila Bailey, 25 years

Koeltztown, St. Boniface

Mike & Leann Schaben, 43 years

Michael & Tina Hagenhoff, 22 years

Montgomery City, Immaculate Conception

James & Virginia Cochran, 65 years

Terry & Vicki Parker, 46 years

Karl & Becky Queathem, 23 years


Boonville, Ss. Peter & Paul — Maya Rose Kueny, daughter of Matt & Stacey Kueny

Clear Creek, St. John the Baptist — Spencer Joseph Dennome, son of Brad & Cassandra Dennome

Columbia, Our Lady of Lourdes — Jaxon Batye, Lincoln Dodds, Colette Wilhite, Kaitlyn Wilhite

Fulton, St. Peter — Brooks Michael Fletcher, son of Christopher & Rachel Fletcher; Kylee Jo Kadow, daughter of Austin & Lanelle Kadow

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph — Knox Fechtel-Trimble

Marceline, St. Bonaventure — Memphis Donae Lake, daughter of Adam & Emily Lake

Mexico, St. Brendan — Ava Parker Thoenen, daughter of Stephen & Brianna Thoenen

St. Thomas, St. Thomas the Apostle — Jack David Boessen, son of Fred & Amanda Boessen


Sister M. Juliana Droste of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, who served at St. Bonaventure parish in Marceline for 32 years, her 98th birthday and her 74th year in religious life, on March 19. Cards may be sent to her at 12284 DePaul Dr., Bridgeton, MO 63044.


Osage Bend, St. Margaret of Antioch — Anna Lehmen, Taylor Lehmen, Grace Massman, Jennifer Massman, Andrew Schulte, Brittany Wolken

St. Clement, St. Clement — Michael Brown, Mary Dubach, Abigail Jacyna, Joshua Korte, Emily Meyer, Dylan Niemeyer, Halle Roach

Wardsville, St. Stanislaus — Maryssa Ainsworth, Lauren Block, Audrey Boessen, Wes Bontrager, Emma Brandt, Amber Braun, Halle Buhr, Nathan Distler, Ashley Fifer, Ellen Gallaher, Heather Gilbert, Mary Groner, Jack Hentges, Rachel Howard, Michael Kempker, Makenna Kliethermes, Theodore Kliethermes, Colby Kroll, Katherine Lorang, Martina Lorang, Lanie Lowry, Adam McCauley, Levi Mertens, Abigail Pringer, Dru Rackers, Peyton Rackers, Sydney Rackers, Jacob Stegemann, Jake Van Loo, Webb Villmer, Caleb Werdenhausen, Adam Wilbers, Joshua Wilbers, Zachary Woehr


Joseph Viviano Jr., 81 — Father of Father Anthony Viviano, pastor of St. Joseph parish in Westphalia and St. Anthony of Padua parish in Folk & chaplain of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City — on March 10. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 14. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis.

Roy W. Biri, 88 — father of Sister Ethel-Marie Biri of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who served as chancellor of the Jefferson City diocese from 1996 to 2006 — on March 13 at his home. A Memorial Mass was to be celebrated at 11 a.m. on March 23 in Our Lady of Victory Church in Sereno, Mo. with Vincentian Father Richard Wehmeyer presiding.

California, Annunciation — Gladys E. Mertens, Zoie T. Tuttle

Clear Creek, St. John the Baptist — Nellie M. Young

Edina, St. Joseph — Edward J. Sangster

Eldon, Sacred Heart — Roselyn A. Henley

Frankenstein, Our Lady Help of Christians — Joyce E. Kremer

Freeburg, Holy Family — Wilbur C. Faust, Patricia M. Lutman

Glasgow, St. Mary — Rita Tebbe

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph — Joan Sadler

Jefferson City, Immaculate Conception — Robert W. Kolb

Jefferson City, St. Peter — Doris R. Smith

Loose Creek, Immaculate Conception — Edward W. Pfahl

Mexico, St. Brendan — Eleanor Groves

Russellville, St. Michael — Richard P. O’Neill

St. Thomas, St. Thomas the Apostle — Stanley M. Brand

Vienna, Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary — Jim James

Wardsville, St. Stanislaus — James J. VanLoo

Wien, St. Mary of the Angels — Pauline Schafer


Boonville, Ss. Peter & Paul — Brad Adkinson, Brent Drummond, school advisory board members; Lillian Oswald, Kathryn Schuster, Marilyn Vanderfeltz, Ronnie Wirths, pastoral council

Centralia, Holy Spirit — Karen Hagedorn, president; Linda Bormann, treasurer, St. Ann Sodality

St. Elizabeth, St. Lawrence — Pam Otto, Brian Weckenborg, parish council members


Jefferson City, Helias Catholic High School — Tom Emmel, history teacher, with the District #2 Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Teacher Award for his work promoting veterans stories through his history classes. District #2 is composed of seven different posts.

Jefferson City, Cathedral of St. Joseph parish — State Sen. Mike Kehoe (R-Jefferson City), as 2017 Missouri Statesman of the Year by the Missouri Times Magazine

Marceline, Fr. McCartan Memorial School — Pat Kelly, for 40 years of service as secretary


Brookfield, Immaculate Conception — Heather York & Tommy Fiala