Every life tells a story, here are some of the honored loved ones Hoefer Funeral Home has had the pleasure of serving. Click on the names below to view the obituary and send condolences online.
|Harold Frerking - August 21, 2015|
Harold Frerking, 102, of Higginsville, Missouri died on Friday, August 21, 2015, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri.
Born Monday, January 6, 1913 in Corder, Missouri, he was the son of the late Joseph Frerking and the late Ada (Price) Frerking. He married Anna C. Stockman on November 25, 1935 and she preceded him in death on December 11, 2011. Also preceding him in death are one brother Joseph Price Frerking.
Harold spent most...
|Marlene Janice Smith - August 4, 2015|
Marlene J. Smith, age 75, of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.
Born Monday, February 26, 1940 in Sterling, Colorado , she was the daughter of the late Joy Charles Whited and the late Eva Beatrice Simmons Whited.
She moved to Higginsville in 1964 and married Lewis A. Smith on December 18, 1964. He preceded her in death on February 28, 2004.
|Gerald L. Holmes - July 30, 2015|
Gerald L. Holmes, age 81, of Alma, Missouri died on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at his home.
Born Friday, May 11, 1934 in Bath, Maine, he was the son of the late Francis Holmes and the late Thelma Eskin Holmes.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during both the Korean and Vietnam Wars from October 2, 1951 until his retirement from the USAF on December 31, 1971 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He achieved the rank of TSGT...
|Allan A. Mahnken - July 23, 2015|
Allan A. Mahnken, age 91 of Corder, Missouri died on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Odessa, Missouri.
Born Wednesday, July 25, 1923 in Corder, he was the son of the late William Henry Mahnken and the late Verena (Rodekohr) Mahnken. He was united in marriage to Clara Irene Portell November 12, 1964. She preceded him in death November 2, 1988. Also preceding him in death are two sons, Danny Joe and Kenneth Portell; three...
|Judy Morgan - July 20, 2015|
Judy Morgan, age 71 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.
Born Monday, March 27, 1944 in Columbia, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Robert Douglas Waterman and the late Violet Dennis Waterman. She married Bruce Morgan on February 15, 1964.
Judy attended Lexington High School and was a graduate of the class of 1962. She was the office manager for...
|Carl D. Gosoroski - July 5, 2015|
Carl D. Gosoroski, age 75, of Higginsville, Missouri passed away peacefully July 5, 2015 at Lees Summit Medical Center.
Born April 24, 1940 to the late Joseph and Myrtle Gosoroski, he lived most of his life in Higginsville. He graduated from Lafayette County C1 High School in 1958. Carl married Kay Robinett on June 2, 1962. They had two children, Pamela and Rodney. the family enjoyed traveling west, raising and showing rabbits and camping.
|Carol Ann Deatherage - June 11, 2015|
Carol Ann Deatherage, 81 of Riverside, Missouri died on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Riverside, Missouri.
Born Thursday, December 15, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Wegener and the late Effie M. Dennis Wegener. She married Gayle Deatherage on April 14, 1951. He preceded her in death on December 26, 1999. She is also preceded in death by her daughter Mary Gail Willsey, one brother,...
|Ralph Lewis Kleeschulte - June 8, 2015|
Ralph Lewis Kleeschulte, 84 of Citrus Heights, California, formerly of Osceola, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on June 8, 2015, after a difficult battle to regain his health from a stroke he suffered in December 2010. Born May 18, 1931, in Corder, Missouri. he was the son of the late Amel F. Kleeschulte and the late Sadie Mae (Richardson) Kleeschulte Medley.
Mr. Kleeschulte graduated from Corder High School and joined the Navy in...
|Leland R. (Dick) Neal - May 30, 2015|
Leland R. (Dick) Neal, age 65 of Corder, Missouri died on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at his home.
Born Monday, June 6, 1949 in Higginsville, Missouri, he was the son of the late Clyde Oscar Neal and the late Esther (Koogler) Neal.
After graduating from Lafayette County C-1 High School in 1967, Dick attended Central Missouri State University for one year prior to joining the United States Navy. Always a patriot, Dick was proud of his...
|Leonard Dale Schroeder - May 21, 2015|
Leonard Dale Schroeder, 82 of Lexington, Missouri died on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Missouri.
Born Tuesday, November 29, 1932 in Higginsville, Missouri, he was the son of the late Leonard Schroeder and the late Hilda Suedemeyer Schroeder. Leonard married Barbara Ann Wolpers on February 12, 1956 and she preceded him in death on November 20, 2000. Also preceded in death by his daughter, Jackie...
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