Obituaries Published in June 22 California Democrat

DERENDINGER

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Becky Derendinger

Becky Derendinger, 53, of Jamestown, Mo., passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at her residence after a valiant battle with cancer.

She was born on February 10, 1958 in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Leslie and Shirley (Brainard) Thompson, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on June 3, 1978 at St. Paul’s UCC in Jamestown, Mo., to Stephen C. Derendinger, who survives of the home.

She was a 1976 graduate of Jefferson City High School, and worked as a Data Entry Operator for the Dept. of Revenue. She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church in Jamestown, as well as the Jamestown Lions Club, and a past member of the Jamestown Rec. Association. Becky enjoyed fishing, hunting, slow-pitch softball, watching St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, and especially spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by one son, Stephen (Debbie) Derendinger, II; two daughters, Michelle and Christina Derendinger, all of Jamestown; two grandchildren, Cole and Sydney; two brothers Paul W. (Theresa) Fairchild, Ronnie (Stephanie) Thompson; two sisters, Ronda Holliday and friend Greg Rehagen, and Sharon (Kenneth) Sundermeyer; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Fairchild and Michael Thompson.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church in Jamestown, Mo. Burial was in St. Paul’s Evangelical Cemetery. Officiating was Rev. Brian Bish.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to a scholarship fund for her grandchildren Cole and Sydney, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018.

Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.

KNORP

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Dorothy L. Knorp

Dorothy L. Knorp, 89, of California, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Moniteau Care Center.

She was born on August 30, 1921 in Jamestown, Mo., the daughter of Fred and Lillie (Strubin) Knorp, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of Jamestown High School, and worked as a clerk for the ASCS. She was a member of California United Church of Christ, and a past member of the California Country Club, where she was the first woman to hit a hole in one.

She is survived by one brother, Bill Knorp of Wichita, Kan.; four nieces, Judy Ash and Patty Bruce, both of California, Mo., Nancy Lehman of Bowling Brook, Ill., and Julie Romereim of Andover, Kan.; one nephew, Michael Knorp of Wichita, Kan.; and other great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Monday, June 20, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at United Church of Christ in California. Burial was in St. Paul’s Evangelical Cemetery in Jamestown. Officiating was Rev. Collette Jones.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the California Nutrition Center or UCC Memorial Fund, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018.

Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.

SCHAEFFER

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Anne Marie Barry Shaeffer

Anne Marie Barry Shaeffer, 95, daughter of Claude Eugene and Cora May (Thomas) Cloninger passed away on June 13, 2011 at the Monterey Park Nursing Home, Independence, Mo., where she had been a resident for the past four years.

Anne graduated from California High School and later married Ralph M. Barry. The couple made their home in Sedalia and was blessed with a son and a daughter. She was a long-time employee of the Town & Country Shoe Co., where she served as secretary and shoe model.

Anne was preceded in death by her parents and her husband V. Kenneth Shaeffer of Leeton, Mo. Survivors include a son, V. Dean (Helen) Barry of Independence; a daughter, Vicki L. Downs of Mayview; four loving grandchildren, Kelly (John) Johnson of Independence, Jill (Derek) Douglas, also of Independence, Tina (Chip) Portz of Grain Valley, and Derek (Kari) Downs of Mayview; and six beautiful grandchildren, Zachary, Alex, Tory, Lauren, Colten and Easton.

Graveside services were held on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery in California where Anne will be eternally united with Claude and Cora.

Memorials are suggested to the Crown Hill Cemetery Fund, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. The family wishes to thank Grace Hospice and the nursing staff of Monterey Park for their loving and gentle care of our loved one over the past four years.

Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.

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