Obituaries Published in February 2 California Democrat
Friday, February 4, 2011
Bill Crowley, 83, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital, in Columbia.
He was born February 11, 1927, in Glasgow, Mo., the son of Benton and Maggie Crowley.
He enjoyed his dogs, Danny Boy and BJ, raising livestock and fishing at the lake.
He was the father of seven children; two step-children and several grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita and his parents.
His body was cremated and per his wishes, there will be no services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Kubli Cemetery C/O Becky Crowley, 23182 Chapel Rd., Jamestown, MO 65046 or the charity of the donor's choice.
Lydia Marie (Albertin) Reischauer, age 81, died in Pennsylvania on Thursday, November 18, 2010.
She was born December 12, 1928, to Lydia and Theodore Albertin and raised in California, Mo. She lived most of her adult life in St. Louis, Mo., with her husband Merle and during their church life they attended Concordia Maplewood, Prince of Peace, Christ and St. Paul's (California, Mo.) Lutheran Churches where Lydia served in many capacities of leadership and spiritual guidance.
Lydia will be especially remembered for her sweet spirit, tireless giving to others and her unconditional love for her family and friends.
Lydia is survived by her daughter and husband, Pamela and Wolfgang Berten; her son and wife Timothy and Kelley Reischauer; her sister Emma Wrenfrow; her brother Ted Albertin (now deceased); her grandchildren, Matt Reischauer and Megan (Reischauer) Turton, Sarah and Leah Berten, Emma and Theo Reischauer; and great-grandson Ryan Turton among many other family and friends. Lydia was preceded in death by her husband, Merle G. Reischauer Sr.; her son Merle G. Reischauer Jr.; and her sisters, Anna Cook and Frieda McKee.
Lydia's memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, at Christ Lutheran Church, 1 Selma Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119. Relatives and friends are welcome at the service and the reception immediately following.
Memorial contributions are welcome: NTAF Midwest/West Lung Transplant Fund, note: Adam Brockmiller/Lydia. Mail to: NTAF, 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite F-120, Radnor, PA 19087. For more info or to donate online: www.ntafund .org.