Every life tells a story, here are some of the honored loved
ones Hoefer Funeral Home, Inc. has had the pleasure of
serving. Click on the names below to view the obituary and
send condolences online.
|Wayne Whitaker - April 20, 2017|
Wayne Whitaker, 65 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his home.
Born Friday, December 14, 1951 in Warrensburg, Missouri, he was the son of the late Lee Whitaker and the late Ruth Schlekau Whitaker.
He lived most of his life in Higginsville and was a graduate of the class of 1969 at Lafayette Co. C-1 High School. He married Eva Hix Whitaker on September 12, 1981 and she survives of the home. He was an active...
|William Dale Neal, Jr. - April 15, 2017|
William Dale Neal , Jr., 56 of Concordia, Missouri died on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at his residence.
Born Tuesday, December 13, 1960 in Lexington, Missouri, he was the son of the late William Dale Neal, Sr. and the late Shirley Lange Neal.
He married Sylvia Foster Neal on December 11, 1981. He was of the Baptist faith and he enjoyed fishing. He worked at the Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs and then worked as a carpenter at Whiteman Air...
|Kenneth "Tway" Grandestaff - April 13, 2017|
Kenneth "Tway" Grandestaff, 61 of Lawrence, KS, formerly of Higginsville, MO died on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, Kansas.
Born Friday, June 24, 1955 in Lexington, Missouri, he was the son of the late Kenneth C. Grandestaff and Alberta Marr Grandestaff.
He was a member of the class of 1973 of Lafayette Co. C-1 High School. He worked at Wilson Meat Company in Marshall, MO for 13 years. He also worked...
|Richard "Sonny" Sherman - April 8, 2017|
Richard "Sonny" Sherman, 89 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri.
Born Saturday, March 31, 1928 in Fulton, Missouri, he was the son of the late John Sherman and the late Neva Goodman Sherman.
He served as a Pvt. in the Army from 1950-1951 during the Korean War. He married Pat Ann Amor Sherman on April 9, 1960 and she survives of the home.
He lived most of his life in...
|William L. Pitts - March 22, 2017|
William L. Pitts, 92 of Centerview, Missouri died on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri.
Born Saturday, August 9, 1924 in Hermitage, Missouri, he was the son of the late Harry Pitts and the late Alfie Helen Bandel Pitts.
He lived most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri and Centerview, Missouri. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in Higginsville and he also was a member of...
|Joanne K. Granneman - March 8, 2017|
Joanne K. Grannemann, 76 of Odessa, Missouri died on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at New Haven Living Center in Odessa, Missouri.
Born Monday, May 6, 1940 in Urbana, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Edward L. Keller and the late Sylvia G. Baldwin Keller.
She lived most of her life in Higginsville, MO. She married her high school sweet heart Dennis H.Grannemann on February 4, 1961 and he survives of the home in Higginsville.
|Sandra S. Walker - March 1, 2017|
Sandra S. Walker, 77 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at North Care Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.
Born Sunday, November 26, 1939 in Pattonsburg, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Charles Salmon and the late Nora Savage Salmon.
She lived most of her life in Overland Park, KS. She married Ralph W. Walker on February 22, 1956. They moved to Harlingen TX and moved to Higginsville in 2012.. Ralph...
|Carolyn F. Hostetter - February 23, 2017|
Carolyn F. Hostetter, age 77 of Marshall, Missouri died on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at her home.
Born Tuesday, August 22, 1939 in Stet, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Jacob Conaway and the late Ethel Mae Clemens Conaway.
Mrs. Hostetter lived most of her life in the Marshall and Higginsville area. She married Joseph Hostetter on December 23, 1972; he preceded her in death on January 15, 2013. Mrs. Hostetter worked...
|Robert "Bob" McGinness - February 23, 2017|
Bob McGinness, age 78 of Waverly, Missouri died on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Apple Ridge Care Center in Waverly, Missouri.
Born Sunday, February 5, 1939 in Higginsville, Missouri, he was the son of the late James Leonard McGinness and the late Sophia Leas McGinness.
Bob was a graduate of Higginsville High School and lived most of his life in the Waverly and Marshall area. He served in the US Army from February 14, 1958-September 2,...
|Willis H. Rinne - February 23, 2017|
Willis H. Rinne, age 89 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.
Born Friday, March 18, 1927 in Mayview, Missouri, he was the son of the late William Rinne and the late Malinda Lefman Rinne. Also preceded in death is one sister, Elizabeth Alexander.
Willis lived most of his life in Higginsville and was a 1945 graduate of Mayview High School. He joined the...
login | family login