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James William ‘Jimmy’ Loughridge

James William “Jimmy” Loughridge, 41, of Bourbon, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 at his home after a two-year battle with lung cancer. He was born June 24, 1973 in Columbia, MO to John and Elaine (Hollingshead) Loughridge. Jimmy is survived by his mother Elaine Loughridge; three daughters, Tammy, Nellie and Phoebe Loughridge; one son Cash Loughridge; one step-son Phoenix Campbell; one... 

Etta Mae Bosek

Etta Mae Bosek, of Sullivan, MO, passed away on February 21, 2015 at the age of 76. She is survived by three children; Darrell LaPlant and wife, Patty, of Sullivan, Carole Blankenship and husband, Dean, of Bourbon, MO, Boyd Bosek of Sullivan; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. Etta’s wishes were to be cremated, a private family gathering will be at a... 
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Dorothy Zelch

Dorothy Ann Zelch, 73, of Owensville, MO, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Frene Valley of Owensville from Alzheimer’s disease. Dorothy was born in St. Louis on September 28, 1941 to the late Joseph and Mildred (Ehlers) Engler. On August 13, 1960, in Affton, she was united in marriage to Charles R. Zelch. She and her husband owned and operated the “Ozark Playgrounds” dance hall for... 
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Bertie Mae Campbell

Bertie Mae Campbell, of Sullivan, MO, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the age of 81 years from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Bertie was born on November 11, 1933 near Robertsville, MO to Mildred and Lee McDaniel. The family later moved to Sullivan where Bertie graduated from Sullivan High School. She also graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis after age 40; an accomplishment... 

Richard H. West

Richard H. West, 61, of Sullivan, passed away at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan on Thursday, February 12, 2015. He was born to William and Madeline (Moutray) West in Rolla, MO on January 18, 1954. He is survived by his mother Madeline; one son, Jared West of Leasburg; one daughter Lindsay Gobin and husband Jason; three grandchildren, Paris and Annalise Gobin and Madelynn West; two brothers,... 
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Robert E. ‘Sugar’ Cukrowicz

Robert E. “Sugar” Cukrowicz, of Sullivan, MO formerly of South Bend, IN passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the age of 88 years. He is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Eaton and husband Jim of Sullivan, MO; two granddaughters, Addie (Eaton) Walters and husband Matt of Vero Beach, FL and Erin (Eaton) Wilkins and husband Cole of Cumming, GA; two great-granddaughters, Adelyn and Lydia Wilkins;... 

Norma Jean Woods Matthews

Norma Jean Woods Matthews passed away at her home in Kerrville, TX, on Friday, February 27, 2015. She was 88 years old. My mother had a dual purpose in life: First, to love and care for her family; and second, to teach children to read. Born in Belleville, IL in 1926, and the youngest of 7 children, at an early age her family moved to Buckeye Plantation near Sikeston, MO, where her father was Foreman.... 

Dorothy L. Slezak

Dorothy L. Slezak, of Sullivan, MO passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the Meramec Nursing Center in Sullivan age of 91 years. Dorothy was born on January 16, 1924 in Byrnes Mill, MO to the late Michael and Dora Dunnigan. She grew up on the family farm and during WWII, worked at the small arms plant in St. Louis. On August 3, 1946, she was united in marriage to Charles G. Slezak in St. Louis... 

Ronald ‘Redge’ Matthew Maierhoffer, Sr.

1970-2015 Ronald “Redge” Matthew Maierhoffer, Sr., 44, of Sullivan, passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in Belleville, IL. Mr. Maierhoffer, son of Leonard Maierhoffer and wife Joan nee Burke was born October 12, 1970 in St. Louis. He was raised in St. Louis and received his schooling at St. James Greater Parish in Dogtown. On June 23, 1990, he was united in marriage to Connie Isgriggs in Villa... 

Michael Allen Schatz

Michael Allen Schatz, of Sullivan, MO, passed away at his home on Monday, February 9, 2015 at the age of 56 years. Mike, as he was known by his family and friends, was born in St. Louis, MO on January 4, 1954 to Leroy A. Schatz and the late Virginia E. Eggers Schatz. He was raised in the St. Louis area until the 6th grade when the family moved to the Sullivan area. On April 29, 1995, he was united... 
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