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Donald Hirth "Jack" Crawford

(May 31, 1925 - Jul 30, 2022)

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Donald Hirth “Jack” Crawford, 97, died unexpectedly Saturday July 30, 2022 at Northeast Regional Medical Center. He was born May 31, 1925 near Atlanta, Missouri, the son of Carl H and Blanche (Sewell) Crawford. On December 20, 1949 he married Lillian Curvin. They later divorced. On October 20, 1984 he was united in marriage to Maurine Pickens Cochran, who survives.

After graduating from LaPlata High School in 1943, Jack enlisted in the United States Navy in early 1944, where he proudly served for twenty-eight years before retiring at the rank of Commander. Much of his service was as a Navy pilot. After retiring he returned to northeast Missouri, where he was very involved with many community organizations including the Kirksville YMCA, where he contributed many hours to building the current YMCA facility, Players’ Workshop, where he not only performed, but also built sets and sewed costumes, and The Friends of ...

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Mary Ann Collins

(Mar 06, 1929 - Aug 01, 2022)

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Mary Ann Collins, age 93 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Monday, August 1, 2022 at the La Plata Nursing Home in La Plata, Missouri.

Born March 6, 1929 in La Plata, Missouri, the daughter of Harold and Alice (Farden) Mitchell. On March 28, 1945 in La Plata, she was united in marriage to Robert Collins who preceded her in death in 1976.

Also preceding her in death were her parents and grandson, Donald Collins ...

Ivan Eugene Clarkson

(Jan 05, 1935 - Jul 31, 2022)

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Ivan Eugene Clarkson, age 87 of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Loch Haven Nursing Home.

Born January 5, 1935 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Ernest and Lucille (McClanahan) Clarkson. On March 24, 1956 in La Plata, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Gail Anita Mansfield who preceded him in death on June 21, 2020.

Also preceding him in death were his parents and one daughter, Karen Lovingier.

Surviving ...

Melissa "Lisa" Nuhn

(Dec 01, 1965 - Jul 04, 2022)

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Melissa “Lisa” Nuhn, age 56 of Atlanta, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 4, 2022 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Born December 1, 1965 in Earlham, Iowa, the daughter of Lynn “Larry” Godden and Mary Kenoyer.

Her parents and husband, Robert “Jerry” Nuhn preceded her in death.

Surviving are three daughters, Eva Hermann and husband, Bryan, Megan Nuhn, and Sara Nuhn; step-son, Kevin Nuhn; and two grandchildren, Samuel “Sammy” and Kaylee Hermann.

Lisa moved to ...

George William Ritenour, Jr.

(Nov 09, 1936 - Jun 23, 2022)

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George William Ritenour Jr., age 85 of La Plata, Missouri, made his journey home to be with his Lord and savior, Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the La Plata Nursing Home surrounded by his family.

Born November 9, 1936 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, the son of George William and Evageanne (Martin) Ritenour. On June 11, 1977 in Woodbine, Georgia, he was united in marriage to Mary (Lene) Klingsmith who survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Ina ...