Obituaries Published Aug. 22 California Democrat

ANDERSON

Roger Wayne Anderson, 53, of Tipton, Mo., passed away Monday, August 20, 2012 at University Healthcare in Columbia, Mo. A memorial service is being planned at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.rollfuneralhome.com

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Charles Howard

Charles H. Howard Sr., 73, of Prairie Home, Mo., died peacefully at his home on Monday, August 13, 2012.

Charles was born May 16, 1939 in Cooper County, Mo., to Virgil M. and Elma M. (Swearingen) Howard. He accepted Christ at an early age at the First Baptist Church in Prairie Home. On June 8, 1963 he married Janet K. Cline Howard.

He was a 1957 graduate of Prairie Home High School. He joined the Army right after high school. He was honorably discharged on December 31, 1964. Charles worked for FMC Trucking until his retirement in 2006. He raised two grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Prairie Home.

He is survived by his wife Janet of Prairie Home; two sons, Charles Howard Jr. of New Orleans, La., and Jim (Stacy) Howard of Slater, Mo.; the joys of his life, grandchildren Chelsea Howard and James Howard Jr. of Houston, Mo.; several stepgrandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren; one sister, Sharon Creekmur of Boonville, Mo.; several sister and brothers-in-law; also several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, June Howard Wehmeyer.

Funeral services were held on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo. Burial with full military honors was in California City Cemetery. Officiating was Rev. Roger Dumas, assisted by Rev. Myron Couch.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice Compassus, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018.

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

HUDSON

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Riley Hudson

Riley Michelle Hudson, age 9, of California, Mo., passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the University of Missouri Children’s Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

She was born on July 10, 2003 in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Jim and Tara (Turpin) Hudson both of whom survive in California, Mo.

Riley attended Cole County R-1 in Russellville where she would have started the fourth grade. She was a member of the Red Rockerz Volleyball team in Jefferson City and the Bartlett and West Softball team in California. Riley enjoyed being around anything with a motor, she loved watching dirt track racing, NASCAR, especially at Talladega, taking four wheeler rides and was one of the biggest Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans. She loved singing and listening to country music and was getting ready to learn how to play Grandpa Turp’s guitar. She also loved spending time with her grandparents.

In addition to her parents she is survived by: her maternal grandparents, Terry Turpin, Jefferson City, and Athena (Tina) Cunningham, Hartsburg; paternal grandparents, Oscar and Brenda Jaco, Otterville, and Shirley and Chris Hughes, Centertown; maternal great-grandparents, Billy Jo Cunningham, Anabel, Norma Cunningham, Columbia, and Dorothy Turpin, Jefferson City; paternal great-grandparents, Dorothy and Ken Wilfong, Otterville; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Albert and Juanita Shane, and Junior Jaco; her maternal great-grandpa, Wilson (Turp) Turpin.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo. Burial was in California City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Riley Michelle Hudson Memorial Fund to sponsor Race Kid of the night at Double X Speedway for 2013 Season and radios for the University of Missouri Children’s Hospital, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018.

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

MEYER

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Richard Meyer

Richard D. Meyer, 88, of California, Mo., passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

He was born in Camden County, Mo., on April 3, 1924, the son of Harry A. and Fannie (Stevens) Meyer, both of whom preceded him in death. He was married on February 14, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., to Louise Lipscomb, who survives of the home.

He graduated from Hughesville High School, did his undergraduate work at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo., and received his graduate degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. He was a basketball coach for many years, and was a principal in the California, Mo., Public School district from 1957-1986. He was a member of the California United Methodist Church and the California Masonic Lodge #183. He loved quail hunting, enjoyed farming and was quite the storyteller. He served in the United States Marine Corps, serving in World War II in the South Pacific. He was a life member of VFW, American Legion and the Marine Corps League.

He is survived by one son, Richard D. Meyer of Sedalia, Mo.; four daughters, Glenda Joyce Nelson and husband Richard of Kearney, Mo., Diane Meyer and husband Robert Tate of Chandler, Ariz., Janis Lane of Napa, Calif., and Sue Meyer and husband Mike Hansen of Apex, N.C.; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, G.W. Meyer of Mora, Mo. He was preceded in death by one brother, Harry Doyle Meyer; and one sister-in-law, Darlene Meyer.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo. Burial with full military honors will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sedalia, Mo. Officiating will be Rev. Eric Moore. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., with a Masonic Service following, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Marine Corps League of Jefferson City, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018.

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

SIEBERT

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Maxine Siebert

Maxine (Schenewerk) Siebert, 92, of California, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 at St. Mary’s Health Center surrounded by her family.

She was born July 30, 1920 in California, Mo., the daughter of Henry J. and Amanda L. Allee Schenewerk, both of whom preceded her in death.

Maxine was united in marriage December 23, 1939, in California, Mo., to Jack Siebert who preceded her in death in February 1987.

Maxine was a long-time member of Lebanon Baptist Church, where she enjoyed caring for the children in the nursery. She treasured the time spent with her family.

Maxine is survived by a daughter Betty Browner of Russellville; a son Jack Siebert (Julie K. Asher) of California; two sisters, Helen Burger of Nebraska and Gladys Felling of Minnesota; five grandchildren, Keith Browner of Russellville, Kevin (Claudia) Browner of Jefferson City, Kim (Jamie) Wineland of Lohman, Brian (Debi) Siebert and Brent (Valerie) Siebert all of California. She has 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandsons.

Maxine was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Rose Siebert; son-in-law Donald Browner; granddaughter Darla Browner; sisters Jane Imhoff, Hazel Kay, Bonnie Borghardt, June Gerlach, Norma Gier and Dorothy Foster.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service in California, Mo. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ken Mathes officiating with interment following in the California Masonic Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the California Masonic Cemetery, c/o Windmill Ridge Funeral Service, P.O. Box 443, California, MO 65018.

On-line condolences to the family may be contributed at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.

WINEBRENNER

Neville Elizabeth Winebrenner, age 88, of California, died Thursday, August 16, 2012, at the Moniteau Care Center in California, where she had resided for a little more than a year.

She was born May 25, 1924, in the Corticelli community, a daughter of Lucian Grey and Sadie Gertrude Enloe Howlett. On August 5, 1943, Neville was united in marriage to Wilbert Ray Winebrenner, who preceded her in death October 1, 1995.

She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who stayed busy caring for her daughter, her granddaughters and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed attending her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s activities as long as her health allowed. While living in Eldon, she was known as the after-school-grandma, because her home was always open for her grandchildren and their friends to drop in, grab a snack or just visit.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in California.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Keith Renken of Russellville; one sister, Cleo Fahrni of California; a sister-in-law, Norma Howlett of Oak Grove; two granddaughters, Toni Randall and husband Steve of Russellville, and Melanie Jones of Kansas City; five great-grandchildren, Blake, Shane and Quinn Randall and Colby and Georgia Whiteside; also nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Wyman Howlett; and a sister, Ina Mae Golas.

Funeral services were Saturday, August 18, at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home in Russellville, with Rev. David Howlett officiating. Interment was in the Enloe Cemetery west of Russellville.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Show-Me Christian Youth Home P.O. Box 6, LaMonte, MO 65337. www. scrivner-morrow.com

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