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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO--MAUD S. OBERMILLER, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Dec 11, 1996 at St. Francis Medical Center.  She was born Aug 18, 1901 in Pomona, Ill., daughter of Walter William and Della Cripps Smith.  She and Glen H. Obermiller were married July 15, 1938 in Evansville, Ind.  He died June 2, 1983.
She and her husband operated Obermiller's Floor Covering.  She was a member of First Christian Church and Cape Girardeau Business Women's Association.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Blanche Smith of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Chapel after 11 a.m. Friday.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel with the Rev. Phil Curran officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison.

Bloomingdale, IL--IRENE O. ODEMOE, 89, of Lombard and Belvidere, died Sunday in Alden Valley Ridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Bloomingdale.
Mrs. Odemoe was born in Jackson, Mo., and lived in the Rockford area for 27 years.
Survivors include a son, Paul Lewis; a daughter, Barbara Kelderhouse; a sister; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Brust Villa Park Funeral Home, 305 S. Princeton Ave., Villa Park. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
--Chicago Tribune (IL) - June 9, 1998

CAPE GIRARDEAU--WILLIAM LEE O'HOWELL, 72, of Route 1, Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Oct. 21, 1993, at St. Francis Medical Center.
    He was born Aug. 4, 1921, at Cape Girardeau, the son of John William and Nancy Ballard O’Howell. On May 20, 1944, he married Mattie D. Young, who survives of the home.
    He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, where he was a deacon, a church board member and a Sunday school teacher.
    Other survivors include a son, Edward O’Howell of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Donna Gentry of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Willard O’Howell of California; two sisters, Helen Perry and Nancy Rees, both of Cape Girardeau; and five grandchildren.
    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau, where funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Wesley Rider will officiate, and burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Funeral service for GARY J. OLIVER, 1952 Carolina, wIll be held at 10 a.m.Wednesday at St. Vincent's Catholic Church. Rev. Oscar Lukefahr and Rev. Pat McDevitt will officiate, with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.  Friends may call at Ford and Sons Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Tuesday.  Pansh prayers will be at 7:30 followed by the KC rosary at 8.
Oliver, 28 years old, died Sunday, April 3,1988, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.  He was born July 23, 1959, in Cape, son of Paul and Jo Kirn Oliver. He and the former Judy Siebert were married June 7, 1986 in Cape. 
Oliver graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1978. He attended SEMO University from 1978-80, received radiology training at St. Francis Medical Center from 1980-82, and received the Mallinkrodt Award. He received a B.S. degree in business administration from SEMO University in1984.
He was a radiology technician at Southeast Missouri Hospital five years.  He was a member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, American Association of Radiology Technicians, and was secretary/treasurer of the Spinal Cord Injury Group.
Survivors include his wife; his parents of Cape; a brother, Mark R. Oliver of Cape; a sister, Karen Rosenquist of Memphis, Tenn.; two
nieces and a nephew.  --Contributed by Catherine Allison.

DECATUR, IL - NADINE OSGOOD, 93, of Decatur, died 10:47 a.m. Friday (Feb. 25, 1994) in Imboden Creek Living Center.
Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Memorials: Family requests no flowers. Memorials to Decatur Public Library for large print books.
Mrs. Osgood was born May 2, 1900, in Whitewater, Mo., the daughter of C.A. and Louise Smith Noll. She was a member of P.E.O. Chapter GR. and was a homemaker. She married Harold M. Osgood in May 31, 1922. He preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1981.
Surviving are her daughters, Isabelle McGaughey and Shirley Landholt, both of Decatur; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
--Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - March 1, 1994.

SPRINGFIELD, MO--MARY KATHLEEN OUTLAND, 82, of Springfield, died Saturday, May 30, 1992 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Springfield.
    She was born July 12, 1909 in Portageville, daughter of John and Minnie Lee Thompson Tant.
    She married Finis Outland in 1956. He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1989.
    She was the owner of Kathleen’s Beauty Shop, Kathleen’s Beauty School and Kathleen’s Knit Shop in Cape Girardeau, and served as past president of the Cape Girardeau Beautician’s Association.
    She was also a member of the Eastern Star and the Red Star Baptist Church.
    Survivors include one son, Dr. Don R. Pettigrew of Springfield; two daughters, Peggy Fee of Cape Girardeau and Margaret Greer of Guntown, Miss.; one brother, Harold Tant, Hartford, Ill.; two sisters, Ann Massey of Portageville and Maecel Dorris of Hayti; nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
    Friends may call today from 4-8 p.m. at Ford & Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the chapel with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.

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