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]FOR THE RECORD PUBLIC NOTICE In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Nanna E. Smith, deceased. Estate No. CV794-56P Notice Of Filing Of Final Settlement And Petition For Distribution To all persons interested in the estate of Nanna E. Smith, deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned personal representative will file a final settlement and petition for determination of the persons who are the successors in interest to the personal property of the decedent and of the extent and character of their interest therein and for distribution of such property, in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, on May 10, 1985, or as may he continued by the court, and that any objections or exceptions to such final settlement or petition or any item thereof must he in writing and filed within twenty days after the filing of such final settlement. J. Patrick Wheeler 314 N. Eleventh P.O. Box 248 Canton, Mo. 63435 Burrell Smith, Personal Representative 1st Pub. April 11 4t In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri. Probate Division at Monticello In the estate of Paul F. Ehrhart, deceased Estate No. CV783-14P Notice Of Filing Of Final Settlement And Petition For Distribution To all persons interested in the estate of Paul F. Ehrhart, deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned personal representative will file a final settlement and petition for determination of the persons who are the successors in interest to the personal-real property of the decedent and of the extent and character of their interests therein and for distribution of such property, in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, on May 10, 1985, or as may be continued by the court, and that any objections or exceptions to such final settlement or petition or any item thereof must he in writing and filed within twenty days after the filing of such final settlement. Robert Hogan. Personal Representative 1910 Virginia Avenue Davenport, Ia. 52803 1st Pub. April 11 4t INVITATION TO BID Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Canton R-V School District, Canton, Missouri, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Canton, Missouri. until 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Tuesday, April 301- 19&, and at such time opened and read aloud for furnishing all labor, mater- iai, equipment, etc.. required for the construction and completion of the Electrical Alterations Program for the Canton R-V School District in accord- ante with the plans and specifications dated April 8, 1984, prepared by Wm. B. lttner, Inc., Architects-Engineers- Planners, 317 North Eleventh Street. St. Louis, Missouri 63101. Plans and specifications are on view at the Office of the Architect, 317 North Eleventh Street, St. Louis, Mis- souri (314-421-3842) and the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Canton R-V SchoolDistrict, Canton, Missouri. Plans and specifications may be protured from the Architect upon a deposit of a check in the sum of $25.00 per set, a maximum of two (2) sets. This deposit will be refunded to the Contractor submitting a bona tide bid upon the work on receipt of Plans and Specifications in good condition within two weeks after the awarding of the Contracts. Bidders and Subcontractors, Mater- ial Suppliers requiring additional sets or portions of the Plans and Specifications will pay the cost of reproducing, delivery, etc., and be billed directly by Commercial Blue Print and Reprographics, 1123 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63101 (314- 421-5141). Any Contractor taking plans and signifying his intention to bid and who fails to submit a bona fide hid shall forfeit the above mentioned deposit. A bid to he entertained must he accompanied by a Cashier's or Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount equal to 5 percent of the total, amount of the bid. No bid can be withdrawn after the time set for the receiving of bids and pending consideration of and action upon same by the Owner. In no event, however, will action upon the bids he deferred beyond 30 days from the date hereinbefore set forth for receiving of same. The Qwr reserves the right to reject iny or all bids and to waive any technicalities therein. By order of: Canton R-V School District Canton, Missouri 1St Pub. April 18 2t Notice Of Letters Granted In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased. Estate No. CV785-13P To all persons interested in the estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased: On April 15, 1985, (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Paul J. Henderson was appointed personal representative of the -estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the personal representative is Rural Route Monticello, Mo. 63457, and the attorney is J. Patrick Wheeler, whose address and phone number are P.O. Box 248, Canton, Mo. 63435, 314-288-5271. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. Shirley Hetzler, Clerk 1st Pub. April 18 4t Notice Of Appointment Of A Conservator State of Missouri ) County of Lewis ) ss. In The Circuit Court, Probate Division, Lewis County, Missouri In the estate of Eva L. Dresden, disabled. Estate No. CV785-7P To all persons interested in the estate of Eva L. Dresden, a disabled person: On the 16th day of April, 1985, Donald Ellsworth was appointed conservtor of the estate of Eva L. Dresden, a person adjudicated disabl- ed under the laws of the State of Missouri. by Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the conservator is 9590 E. Grand Court, Englewood, Colo. 80111. All creditors of said disabled person are notified to file their claims in Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, within six months from the date of first publication of this notice, or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April 25 4t Notice Of Letters Granted In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division I'n the estate of Robert S. Briscoe, deceased. Estate No. CV785-19P To all persons Anterested in the estate of Robert' S."Brcoe, deceased :- On April 18. 1985, (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Margaret M. Briscoe, Stanley W. Briscoe and Wanda J. Hunter were appointed personal representatives of the estate of Robert S. Briscoe, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business addresses of the personal representatives are Gladstone, Illinois, Gladstone, Illinois, and Diggsville, Illinois, respectively, and the attorneys are Dennis W. Smith and Lyman R. Fort, whose addresses aad phone numbers are P.O. Box 308, Canton. Mo. 63435, (314) 288-4461, and 108 South Broadway, Stronghurst, Ill. 61480, respectively. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six montF/s from the date of the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April 25 4t In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased. Estate No. CV785-10P Notice Of Letters Granted To all persons interested in the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased. On April 8, 1985 (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Robert J. Hogan was appointed personal representative of the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the personal representatlve Ls 1910 Vir- ginia Avenue, Davenport, Iowa 52803, and the attorneys are Mulford and Cole, a professional corporation, whose address and phone number are 113 East Washington Street, Kirksville, Missouri 63501, (816) 66,5-4617. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file olaims in court within six months from the date of the first Publication of this notice or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April II 4t IN MEMORY It has been an honor to be the brother of the most courageous lady I have ever known. She has shown more love and compassion to everyone she knew, than I would have thought possible. I know that she has been in agony for years, but she still always bad a smile and a good word for everyone. She has worked and been an inspiration for a lot of people, whey most of us would have given up, and wanted to be pitied. Shelby I loved you and I miss you very much. I know that you ai'e in heaven because you have lived in hell. Jee Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Deaths & Obituaries Maurine Leonard Mrs. Maurine Leonard, 84, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died at her home Friday, April 19, 1985. Maurine Mays Leonard was bern in Elsberry in August 1900, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calle Mays, who later moved to Canton where Mr. Mays was depot agent. Mrs. Leonard attended the University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin and also studied in France. She married Alan Leonard in January 1936. He died 15 years ago. Mrs. Leonard taught foreign languages at Culver-Stockton College for 14 years. She also taught many years in a high school of Cleveland before her retirement 14 years ago. Survivors include two nephews and one niece, all of the state of Washington; and a cousin, Jack Hartmann of Canton. Mr. Hartmann made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Mays (his uncle and aunt) after he came to Canton in 1932 upon the death of his parents. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother. Private graveside services will be held in Canton at a later date with burial in Forest Grove Cemetery. Adolph Gerst Adolph Gerst, 94, formerly of Canton, died Tuesday, April 16, 1985, in the Apostolic Christian Nursing Home in Peoria. Adolph W. Gerst was born Jan. 9, 1691, in Gabenberg-Stuttgart, Ger- many. He came to America when he was 2 years old with his parents, five brothers and four sisters, settling in Roanoke, Ill. All had passed away prior to his death, .including two brothers and a sister who died as children before the family left Germany. Mr. Gerst was the youngest of 13 children. He left the U.S. Navy in 1915, after serving four years, and cared for his aging parents until their deaths in 1925 and 1945. After working for Caterpillar Tractor Co. until 1948, he moved to SuRer, Ill., where he farmed until 1965, then retired and moved to Canton. On Home in Quincy the past several weeks. Kathryn M. Warning was born in Hancock County Dec. 4, 1896, a daughter of Adam agd Laura Greever Meyers. She married Elmer H. Warning Oct. 7, 1914, in Quincy. He died Dec. 19, 1974. The Warnings were farmers in the Ursa area. Survivors include three sons, Russell and Clarence, both of Ursa, and Glenn of rural Warsaw; a daughter, Mrs Marvin Penn of Ursa; two brothers, James Meyers of Quincy and Fred Meyers, St., of Maywood; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Fuhrman of Quincy and Mrs. Helen Stuffing of Ursa; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, a granddaughter, and a great grandson. Funeral services were held Monday in the Curry Funeral Home at Mention, conducted by the Rev. William Foose. Burial was in New Providence Cemetery at Ursa. Dollie Shoemaker Dollie Shoemaker, 61, of rural Havana, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in Graham Hospital in Canton, Ill. Dollie Shoemaker was born in Brown County on March 28, 1924, the daughter of Harvey and Vina Kirgan Phillips. She attended Brown County schools and was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Havana. She married Roy Shoemaker in Bowling Green on Oct. 16, 1939. Survivors include her mother of Mount Sterling; two sons, Wilbur of Havana, and Keith of St. Louis; four daughters, Mrs. Clem Lane of LaGrange, Mrs. Larry Seward of Mendon, Mrs. Michael Daniels of Havana, and Mrs. John Saunders of Rantoul; two brothers, Wilbert Phillips of North Carolina, and Robert Phillips of Mount Sterling; two sisters, Mrs. James Martin and Mrs. James DeJaynes of Mount Sterling; 22 grand- children; a great grandchild; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father, a son, a daughter and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday in the Hufnagel Funeral Home in Mount Sterling, conducted by the Rev. William Kuhn. Burial was in Hersman Cemetery. Eugene Dreyer Eugene Dreyer, 53, of Quincy, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in St. Mary Nov. 18, 1, he entered the nm- ,: home. On Aug. 8, 1946, he married . Emma Newbury, who survives, along with three step grandchildren; and other relatives. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Taylor, where visitation was held Friday. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pall bearers were Dick Gerst, George Gerst, Ernest Gerst, Adolph Gerst, Ernest Yacldey and Joe Yackley. Nora Drawe Miss Nora Drawe, 97, of Good Samaritan Home in Quincy, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in the nursing home. Nora Drawe was born in LaGrange May 19, 1887, a daughter of Henry and Anna Meierant Drawe. She was employed as a teacher in Ohio until retiring in 1952. Miss Drawe was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church in LaGrange where she taught Sunday school and helped write the history of the church. She also was a member of the church's Ladies Aid. Survivors include three nephews and four nieces, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and two brothers. Funeral services were held Sunday in the St. Peter Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Jack Evans. Music vas furnished by Wilma Maples at the organ. Pall bearers were Steve Drawe, Doug Drawe, David Carter, Larry Carter, Doug Atteberg and Tom Yates. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Hour. Fredward Tasco Fredward Tasco, 43, of LaBelle, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday, April 18, 19, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Fredward Allen Tasco was born April 12, 1942, in LaGrange, a son of Hartley and Mabel Allen Tasco. He married Janie Clay July 6, 1966, in LaGrange. He was a self-employed laborer. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Keith, Kevin and Frederick Tasco, all of LaBelle;two daughters, Dana and Christina Tasco, both of LaBelle; four brothers, Paul, Homer, Orville and Hartley Tasco, all of LaGrange; two sisters, Oma Smith of Denver, Colo., and Clerice Campbell of Chicago; a half sister, Geraldine Hendricks of Quincy; and other rela- fives. Graveside services were held Monday in the Marks Cemetery in LaGrange', conducted by the Rev. John -Mires. There was no visitation. Kathryn Warning Kathryn Warning, aS, of rural Ursa, died Saturday, April 20, 1985, in St. Mary Hospital in Quincy where she had beea a patient since April 6. She had been a resident of Good Samaritan Hospital In Quincy. Eugene J. Dreyer was born in Quincy June 5, 1931, a son of George 'and Emma Steinkamp Dreyer. He married Rosalyn Stahi May 18, 1955, in LaGrange. Mr. Dreyer was employed for 29 years by Gardner-Denver Co., working most of that time in assembly. He served in the Army during the Korean War from 1953-55. Mr. Dreyer was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Veter- ans of Foreign Wars, the Quarter Century Club of Gardner-Denver, Machinists Local 822, and Holy Name Society of St. Francis Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife; his father of Quincy; five sons, Bradley and Ronald, both of Quincy, Gary and Gregory, both of the home, and Daniel of Collinsville; a daughter, Sherry, of the home; four brothers, Raymond and William Dreyer, both of Liberty, Alfred Dr.eyer of Columbus, and Norbert Dreyer of Quincy; two sisters, Mrs. John Omer of Quincy and Mrs. Meloy Stahl of LaGrange; two grand- children; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother. Ffineral services were held Monday in Duker and Haugh Funeral Home and in St. Francis Catholic Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Thelma SchmiH Mrs. Thelma Schmitt, 71, of Keokuk, died Friday, April 19, 195, in Keokuk Area Hospital. Thelma Juanita Sehmitt was born in Cushing, Okla., May 1, 1913, a daughter of Fred and Bessie Wilbur Durham. She married Claude Clark. He died in 1963. She then married Truman Schmitt Dec. 8, 1946. He died july 10, 1974. Mrs. Sehmitt was a resi- dent of Keokuk since 1948 and was em- ed by the Huiskamp. Shoe Co. and er the Lee County Home before retiring in 1975. She was a member of pentecostal Christian Fellowship Church. Survivors include tu-ee sons, Robert Clark of War-w, and Carl and Tony Schmitt, both of Keokuk; three daughters, Mrs. Peggy Zick of Keokuk, Mrs. Roger Daniels of Kahoka, and Mrs. Dean Stark of Williamstown; two brothers, Shelton Durham of Hamilton, and Donald Schmitt of Luther, Okla.; a sister, Mrs. Helen Woodworth of Keokuk; 17 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by a son, three brothers and two grandsons. Funeral services were held Monday in the Dejong Funeral Home in Keokuk, conducted by the Rev. John Varner. Burial was in Keokuk National Cemetery. Clarence Haskins Clarence Hasklns, 91, Hannibal, a re- tired employee of the Missouri State Highway Department, died Thursday. April 18, 1985. in Levering Hospital. Clarence O. Haskins was born Dec. 31, 1893, in Pike County, m., a son of Jesse and Mary Langford Haskins. He married Grace Richfield, who died March 26, 1925. He married Alma Jackson. She died June 15, 1965. He, then married Mildred Coleman. She died Sept. 21, 1977. Mr. Haskins retired March 31, 1959, after 34 years in maintenance department for District $ of the Missouri Highway Dept. in Hannibal. He was a 1915 graduate d the Kansas City Automotive Engineer- ing College. Mr. Haskins was a member of numerous clubs and organizations. Survivors include a son, Eugene A. Haskins of Hannibal a daughter, Mrs. Russell Bowen of Hannibal; a step daughter, Mrs. Roger Hicks of Hannibal; a brother, Harold Haskins of Canton; a sister, Mrs. Nellie True of Cairo, Mo.; a half sister, Mrs. Vesta Smith of Moline; a step sister, Mrs. Zffie Davis of Plymouth; four step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; and other relatives. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother. Funeral services were held Saturday in Smith Funeral Chapel in Hannibal, conducted by the Rev. James Beahan, the Rev. Michael Haskins and the Rev. Roger Vester. Burial was in Mount I Olivet Cemetery, Hannibal. Monta Gosney Monta Gosney, 75, of Williamstown, died Sunday, April 21, 1985, in Knox County Nursing Home near Edina. Monta Lee Gooney was born June 13, 1909. in Lewis County, a daughter of Joseph and Maggie Coney Danforth. She married Perry E. Gosney Dec. 24, 1932, in Palmyra. He died Aug. 23, 1973. Mrs. Gosney graduated from Williamstown High School and attend- ed Culver-Stockton College in Canton. She was a former school teacher and most recently worked with Northeast Missouri Community Action. She was a member of the Williamstown Christian Church, Christian Women's Fellowship and Wednesday Extension Club. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Joyce Murphy of Williams- town, Mrs. Edward Streit of St. Loui and Mrs. Danny Brennon of Edina; three grandchildren; and other rela- tives. She was aLso preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and six sisters. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Providence Baptist Church near Williamstown, conducted by the Rev. Ernest Deatrick and the Rev. Ted Davis. Music was furnished by Barbai"  ith d Pitfrd at the piano. Pall bearers were Dennis DaRforth, Bill Gosney, Bill Murphy, Dick Stith, Orville Goodwin and Jimmie Hudnut. Burial was in Providence Cemetery. CARDS OF THANKS CARD OF THANKS Our sincere thanks to our family and friends for prayers, phone calls, flowers, food and visits, also Rev. Robert Gall Woods and Rev. Scott Montgomery for visits and concerns while I was in Blessing Hospital. All made the time pass more quickly. + Otho Eistertz CARD OF THANKS. I want to thank the friends who were so helpful during my illness. I greatly appreciated the visits, telephone calls, offers to help, the food brought in, etc. A special thanks to Virginia Saylor for taking me to the doctor the many times and to Ruth Pilcher for coming from Hannibal to help me. I am very grateful. Sincerely, + Pearl Plank CARD OF THANKS I want to thank relatives, friends and the Canton Senior Center for their kindnetu while I was in Blessing Hospital and LaBelle Manor and now in Lewis County Nursing Home. Many thanks for remembering my birthday. Nettle Mae Henderson CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank each and everyone for their kindness and sympathy in the loss of our loved one, Shelby Miller. Everything was greatly appreciated. whether R be food, cards, donations, flowers, prayers or just a kind word of support. May God bless each of yon. Jr. Miller Robin & Ed Hecker Greg, Tammy & Brandon Miller Chris Miller & Ann Fishhack George & Hazel Job Jim & Bev McClaughry Lois Taylor Jesse & Jane Job Butch & Linda Unger CARD OF THANKS We would like to take this opportunity to thank our family, friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and sympathy during the illness and at the death of Allen. A very special thank you to the Rev. Milton Baumgardner and Mr. Charlie Arnold for their sensitivity and caring, to the Otto Bruner Post of the Ameri- can Legion and to the VFW Post 4083 for their dedication and service, and to Joe Bridgeman for playing taps, all of which made our loss easier to bear. Peace and blessing to you, one and all. + The Family of Allen Sitton Bevans ]FOR THE RECORD PUBLIC NOTICE In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Nanna E. Smith, deceased. Estate No. CV794-56P Notice Of Filing Of Final Settlement And Petition For Distribution To all persons interested in the estate of Nanna E. Smith, deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned personal representative will file a final settlement and petition for determination of the persons who are the successors in interest to the personal property of the decedent and of the extent and character of their interest therein and for distribution of such property, in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, on May 10, 1985, or as may he continued by the court, and that any objections or exceptions to such final settlement or petition or any item thereof must he in writing and filed within twenty days after the filing of such final settlement. J. Patrick Wheeler 314 N. Eleventh P.O. Box 248 Canton, Mo. 63435 Burrell Smith, Personal Representative 1st Pub. April 11 4t In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri. Probate Division at Monticello In the estate of Paul F. Ehrhart, deceased Estate No. CV783-14P Notice Of Filing Of Final Settlement And Petition For Distribution To all persons interested in the estate of Paul F. Ehrhart, deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned personal representative will file a final settlement and petition for determination of the persons who are the successors in interest to the personal-real property of the decedent and of the extent and character of their interests therein and for distribution of such property, in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, on May 10, 1985, or as may be continued by the court, and that any objections or exceptions to such final settlement or petition or any item thereof must he in writing and filed within twenty days after the filing of such final settlement. Robert Hogan. Personal Representative 1910 Virginia Avenue Davenport, Ia. 52803 1st Pub. April 11 4t INVITATION TO BID Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Canton R-V School District, Canton, Missouri, at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Canton, Missouri. until 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Tuesday, April 301- 19&, and at such time opened and read aloud for furnishing all labor, mater- iai, equipment, etc.. required for the construction and completion of the Electrical Alterations Program for the Canton R-V School District in accord- ante with the plans and specifications dated April 8, 1984, prepared by Wm. B. lttner, Inc., Architects-Engineers- Planners, 317 North Eleventh Street. St. Louis, Missouri 63101. Plans and specifications are on view at the Office of the Architect, 317 North Eleventh Street, St. Louis, Mis- souri (314-421-3842) and the Office of the Superintendent of Schools, Canton R-V SchoolDistrict, Canton, Missouri. Plans and specifications may be protured from the Architect upon a deposit of a check in the sum of $25.00 per set, a maximum of two (2) sets. This deposit will be refunded to the Contractor submitting a bona tide bid upon the work on receipt of Plans and Specifications in good condition within two weeks after the awarding of the Contracts. Bidders and Subcontractors, Mater- ial Suppliers requiring additional sets or portions of the Plans and Specifications will pay the cost of reproducing, delivery, etc., and be billed directly by Commercial Blue Print and Reprographics, 1123 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63101 (314- 421-5141). Any Contractor taking plans and signifying his intention to bid and who fails to submit a bona fide hid shall forfeit the above mentioned deposit. A bid to he entertained must he accompanied by a Cashier's or Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount equal to 5 percent of the total, amount of the bid. No bid can be withdrawn after the time set for the receiving of bids and pending consideration of and action upon same by the Owner. In no event, however, will action upon the bids he deferred beyond 30 days from the date hereinbefore set forth for receiving of same. The Qwr reserves the right to reject iny or all bids and to waive any technicalities therein. By order of: Canton R-V School District Canton, Missouri 1St Pub. April 18 2t Notice Of Letters Granted In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased. Estate No. CV785-13P To all persons interested in the estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased: On April 15, 1985, (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Paul J. Henderson was appointed personal representative of the -estate of Beryle Henderson, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the personal representative is Rural Route Monticello, Mo. 63457, and the attorney is J. Patrick Wheeler, whose address and phone number are P.O. Box 248, Canton, Mo. 63435, 314-288-5271. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. Shirley Hetzler, Clerk 1st Pub. April 18 4t Notice Of Appointment Of A Conservator State of Missouri ) County of Lewis ) ss. In The Circuit Court, Probate Division, Lewis County, Missouri In the estate of Eva L. Dresden, disabled. Estate No. CV785-7P To all persons interested in the estate of Eva L. Dresden, a disabled person: On the 16th day of April, 1985, Donald Ellsworth was appointed conservtor of the estate of Eva L. Dresden, a person adjudicated disabl- ed under the laws of the State of Missouri. by Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the conservator is 9590 E. Grand Court, Englewood, Colo. 80111. All creditors of said disabled person are notified to file their claims in Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, within six months from the date of first publication of this notice, or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April 25 4t Notice Of Letters Granted In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division I'n the estate of Robert S. Briscoe, deceased. Estate No. CV785-19P To all persons Anterested in the estate of Robert' S."Brcoe, deceased :- On April 18. 1985, (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Margaret M. Briscoe, Stanley W. Briscoe and Wanda J. Hunter were appointed personal representatives of the estate of Robert S. Briscoe, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business addresses of the personal representatives are Gladstone, Illinois, Gladstone, Illinois, and Diggsville, Illinois, respectively, and the attorneys are Dennis W. Smith and Lyman R. Fort, whose addresses aad phone numbers are P.O. Box 308, Canton. Mo. 63435, (314) 288-4461, and 108 South Broadway, Stronghurst, Ill. 61480, respectively. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six montF/s from the date of the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April 25 4t In The Circuit Court Of Lewis County, Missouri Probate Division In the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased. Estate No. CV785-10P Notice Of Letters Granted To all persons interested in the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased. On April 8, 1985 (the Last Will of decedent having been admitted to probate) Robert J. Hogan was appointed personal representative of the estate of Margaret L. Ehrhart, deceased, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The business address of the personal representatlve Ls 1910 Vir- ginia Avenue, Davenport, Iowa 52803, and the attorneys are Mulford and Cole, a professional corporation, whose address and phone number are 113 East Washington Street, Kirksville, Missouri 63501, (816) 66,5-4617. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file olaims in court within six months from the date of the first Publication of this notice or be forever barred. Judy Hartley, Clerk Ist Pub. April II 4t IN MEMORY It has been an honor to be the brother of the most courageous lady I have ever known. She has shown more love and compassion to everyone she knew, than I would have thought possible. I know that she has been in agony for years, but she still always bad a smile and a good word for everyone. She has worked and been an inspiration for a lot of people, whey most of us would have given up, and wanted to be pitied. Shelby I loved you and I miss you very much. I know that you ai'e in heaven because you have lived in hell. Jee Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Deaths & Obituaries Maurine Leonard Mrs. Maurine Leonard, 84, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, died at her home Friday, April 19, 1985. Maurine Mays Leonard was bern in Elsberry in August 1900, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calle Mays, who later moved to Canton where Mr. Mays was depot agent. Mrs. Leonard attended the University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin and also studied in France. She married Alan Leonard in January 1936. He died 15 years ago. Mrs. Leonard taught foreign languages at Culver-Stockton College for 14 years. She also taught many years in a high school of Cleveland before her retirement 14 years ago. Survivors include two nephews and one niece, all of the state of Washington; and a cousin, Jack Hartmann of Canton. Mr. Hartmann made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Mays (his uncle and aunt) after he came to Canton in 1932 upon the death of his parents. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother. Private graveside services will be held in Canton at a later date with burial in Forest Grove Cemetery. Adolph Gerst Adolph Gerst, 94, formerly of Canton, died Tuesday, April 16, 1985, in the Apostolic Christian Nursing Home in Peoria. Adolph W. Gerst was born Jan. 9, 1691, in Gabenberg-Stuttgart, Ger- many. He came to America when he was 2 years old with his parents, five brothers and four sisters, settling in Roanoke, Ill. All had passed away prior to his death, .including two brothers and a sister who died as children before the family left Germany. Mr. Gerst was the youngest of 13 children. He left the U.S. Navy in 1915, after serving four years, and cared for his aging parents until their deaths in 1925 and 1945. After working for Caterpillar Tractor Co. until 1948, he moved to SuRer, Ill., where he farmed until 1965, then retired and moved to Canton. On Home in Quincy the past several weeks. Kathryn M. Warning was born in Hancock County Dec. 4, 1896, a daughter of Adam agd Laura Greever Meyers. She married Elmer H. Warning Oct. 7, 1914, in Quincy. He died Dec. 19, 1974. The Warnings were farmers in the Ursa area. Survivors include three sons, Russell and Clarence, both of Ursa, and Glenn of rural Warsaw; a daughter, Mrs Marvin Penn of Ursa; two brothers, James Meyers of Quincy and Fred Meyers, St., of Maywood; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Fuhrman of Quincy and Mrs. Helen Stuffing of Ursa; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, a granddaughter, and a great grandson. Funeral services were held Monday in the Curry Funeral Home at Mention, conducted by the Rev. William Foose. Burial was in New Providence Cemetery at Ursa. Dollie Shoemaker Dollie Shoemaker, 61, of rural Havana, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in Graham Hospital in Canton, Ill. Dollie Shoemaker was born in Brown County on March 28, 1924, the daughter of Harvey and Vina Kirgan Phillips. She attended Brown County schools and was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Havana. She married Roy Shoemaker in Bowling Green on Oct. 16, 1939. Survivors include her mother of Mount Sterling; two sons, Wilbur of Havana, and Keith of St. Louis; four daughters, Mrs. Clem Lane of LaGrange, Mrs. Larry Seward of Mendon, Mrs. Michael Daniels of Havana, and Mrs. John Saunders of Rantoul; two brothers, Wilbert Phillips of North Carolina, and Robert Phillips of Mount Sterling; two sisters, Mrs. James Martin and Mrs. James DeJaynes of Mount Sterling; 22 grand- children; a great grandchild; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her father, a son, a daughter and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday in the Hufnagel Funeral Home in Mount Sterling, conducted by the Rev. William Kuhn. Burial was in Hersman Cemetery. Eugene Dreyer Eugene Dreyer, 53, of Quincy, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in St. Mary Nov. 18, 1, he entered the nm- ,: home. On Aug. 8, 1946, he married . Emma Newbury, who survives, along with three step grandchildren; and other relatives. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Taylor, where visitation was held Friday. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pall bearers were Dick Gerst, George Gerst, Ernest Gerst, Adolph Gerst, Ernest Yacldey and Joe Yackley. Nora Drawe Miss Nora Drawe, 97, of Good Samaritan Home in Quincy, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday, April 18, 1985, in the nursing home. Nora Drawe was born in LaGrange May 19, 1887, a daughter of Henry and Anna Meierant Drawe. She was employed as a teacher in Ohio until retiring in 1952. Miss Drawe was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church in LaGrange where she taught Sunday school and helped write the history of the church. She also was a member of the church's Ladies Aid. Survivors include three nephews and four nieces, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and two brothers. Funeral services were held Sunday in the St. Peter Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Jack Evans. Music vas furnished by Wilma Maples at the organ. Pall bearers were Steve Drawe, Doug Drawe, David Carter, Larry Carter, Doug Atteberg and Tom Yates. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Hour. Fredward Tasco Fredward Tasco, 43, of LaBelle, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday, April 18, 19, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Fredward Allen Tasco was born April 12, 1942, in LaGrange, a son of Hartley and Mabel Allen Tasco. He married Janie Clay July 6, 1966, in LaGrange. He was a self-employed laborer. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Keith, Kevin and Frederick Tasco, all of LaBelle;two daughters, Dana and Christina Tasco, both of LaBelle; four brothers, Paul, Homer, Orville and Hartley Tasco, all of LaGrange; two sisters, Oma Smith of Denver, Colo., and Clerice Campbell of Chicago; a half sister, Geraldine Hendricks of Quincy; and other rela- fives. Graveside services were held Monday in the Marks Cemetery in LaGrange', conducted by the Rev. John -Mires. There was no visitation. Kathryn Warning Kathryn Warning, aS, of rural Ursa, died Saturday, April 20, 1985, in St. Mary Hospital in Quincy where she had beea a patient since April 6. She had been a resident of Good Samaritan Hospital In Quincy. Eugene J. Dreyer was born in Quincy June 5, 1931, a son of George 'and Emma Steinkamp Dreyer. He married Rosalyn Stahi May 18, 1955, in LaGrange. Mr. Dreyer was employed for 29 years by Gardner-Denver Co., working most of that time in assembly. He served in the Army during the Korean War from 1953-55. Mr. Dreyer was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Veter- ans of Foreign Wars, the Quarter Century Club of Gardner-Denver, Machinists Local 822, and Holy Name Society of St. Francis Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife; his father of Quincy; five sons, Bradley and Ronald, both of Quincy, Gary and Gregory, both of the home, and Daniel of Collinsville; a daughter, Sherry, of the home; four brothers, Raymond and William Dreyer, both of Liberty, Alfred Dr.eyer of Columbus, and Norbert Dreyer of Quincy; two sisters, Mrs. John Omer of Quincy and Mrs. Meloy Stahl of LaGrange; two grand- children; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother. Ffineral services were held Monday in Duker and Haugh Funeral Home and in St. Francis Catholic Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Thelma SchmiH Mrs. Thelma Schmitt, 71, of Keokuk, died Friday, April 19, 195, in Keokuk Area Hospital. Thelma Juanita Sehmitt was born in Cushing, Okla., May 1, 1913, a daughter of Fred and Bessie Wilbur Durham. She married Claude Clark. He died in 1963. She then married Truman Schmitt Dec. 8, 1946. He died july 10, 1974. Mrs. Sehmitt was a resi- dent of Keokuk since 1948 and was em- ed by the Huiskamp. Shoe Co. and er the Lee County Home before retiring in 1975. She was a member of pentecostal Christian Fellowship Church. Survivors include tu-ee sons, Robert Clark of War-w, and Carl and Tony Schmitt, both of Keokuk; three daughters, Mrs. Peggy Zick of Keokuk, Mrs. Roger Daniels of Kahoka, and Mrs. Dean Stark of Williamstown; two brothers, Shelton Durham of Hamilton, and Donald Schmitt of Luther, Okla.; a sister, Mrs. Helen Woodworth of Keokuk; 17 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by a son, three brothers and two grandsons. Funeral services were held Monday in the Dejong Funeral Home in Keokuk, conducted by the Rev. John Varner. Burial was in Keokuk National Cemetery. Clarence Haskins Clarence Hasklns, 91, Hannibal, a re- tired employee of the Missouri State Highway Department, died Thursday. April 18, 1985. in Levering Hospital. Clarence O. Haskins was born Dec. 31, 1893, in Pike County, m., a son of Jesse and Mary Langford Haskins. He married Grace Richfield, who died March 26, 1925. He married Alma Jackson. She died June 15, 1965. He, then married Mildred Coleman. She died Sept. 21, 1977. Mr. Haskins retired March 31, 1959, after 34 years in maintenance department for District $ of the Missouri Highway Dept. in Hannibal. He was a 1915 graduate d the Kansas City Automotive Engineer- ing College. Mr. Haskins was a member of numerous clubs and organizations. Survivors include a son, Eugene A. Haskins of Hannibal a daughter, Mrs. Russell Bowen of Hannibal; a step daughter, Mrs. Roger Hicks of Hannibal; a brother, Harold Haskins of Canton; a sister, Mrs. Nellie True of Cairo, Mo.; a half sister, Mrs. Vesta Smith of Moline; a step sister, Mrs. Zffie Davis of Plymouth; four step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; and other relatives. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother. Funeral services were held Saturday in Smith Funeral Chapel in Hannibal, conducted by the Rev. James Beahan, the Rev. Michael Haskins and the Rev. Roger Vester. Burial was in Mount I Olivet Cemetery, Hannibal. Monta Gosney Monta Gosney, 75, of Williamstown, died Sunday, April 21, 1985, in Knox County Nursing Home near Edina. Monta Lee Gooney was born June 13, 1909. in Lewis County, a daughter of Joseph and Maggie Coney Danforth. She married Perry E. Gosney Dec. 24, 1932, in Palmyra. He died Aug. 23, 1973. Mrs. Gosney graduated from Williamstown High School and attend- ed Culver-Stockton College in Canton. She was a former school teacher and most recently worked with Northeast Missouri Community Action. She was a member of the Williamstown Christian Church, Christian Women's Fellowship and Wednesday Extension Club. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Joyce Murphy of Williams- town, Mrs. Edward Streit of St. Loui and Mrs. Danny Brennon of Edina; three grandchildren; and other rela- tives. She was aLso preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and six sisters. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Providence Baptist Church near Williamstown, conducted by the Rev. Ernest Deatrick and the Rev. Ted Davis. Music was furnished by Barbai"  ith d Pitfrd at the piano. Pall bearers were Dennis DaRforth, Bill Gosney, Bill Murphy, Dick Stith, Orville Goodwin and Jimmie Hudnut. Burial was in Providence Cemetery. CARDS OF THANKS CARD OF THANKS Our sincere thanks to our family and friends for prayers, phone calls, flowers, food and visits, also Rev. Robert Gall Woods and Rev. Scott Montgomery for visits and concerns while I was in Blessing Hospital. All made the time pass more quickly. + Otho Eistertz CARD OF THANKS. I want to thank the friends who were so helpful during my illness. I greatly appreciated the visits, telephone calls, offers to help, the food brought in, etc. A special thanks to Virginia Saylor for taking me to the doctor the many times and to Ruth Pilcher for coming from Hannibal to help me. I am very grateful. Sincerely, + Pearl Plank CARD OF THANKS I want to thank relatives, friends and the Canton Senior Center for their kindnetu while I was in Blessing Hospital and LaBelle Manor and now in Lewis County Nursing Home. Many thanks for remembering my birthday. Nettle Mae Henderson CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank each and everyone for their kindness and sympathy in the loss of our loved one, Shelby Miller. Everything was greatly appreciated. whether R be food, cards, donations, flowers, prayers or just a kind word of support. May God bless each of yon. Jr. Miller Robin & Ed Hecker Greg, Tammy & Brandon Miller Chris Miller & Ann Fishhack George & Hazel Job Jim & Bev McClaughry Lois Taylor Jesse & Jane Job Butch & Linda Unger CARD OF THANKS We would like to take this opportunity to thank our family, friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and sympathy during the illness and at the death of Allen. A very special thank you to the Rev. Milton Baumgardner and Mr. Charlie Arnold for their sensitivity and caring, to the Otto Bruner Post of the Ameri- can Legion and to the VFW Post 4083 for their dedication and service, and to Joe Bridgeman for playing taps, all of which made our loss easier to bear. Peace and blessing to you, one and all. + The Family of Allen Sitton Bevans