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Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital June 15, 1955. Remains in state at the Dulle Funeral Home, Westphalia, Mo. until the hour of the funeral service which will be conducted from St. Joseph Catholic Church Saturday June 18 at 9 a.m. Rev. Michael Knecht officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. The rosary will be recited Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. (Source: Post-Tribune, Jefferson City, Mo., June 17, 1955)
The War Department has been informed of the death of First Lieut. Easton Burchard, assistant surgeon, 40th Infantry Volunteers, who died of dysentary September 2, aboard the transport Grant at Nagasaki. Lieut. Burchard was a native of Osage County, Missouri, enterd the service as assistant surgeon in the 5th Missouri Volunteers May 4, 1898, and was honorably mustered out in November of that year. He received his appointment as first lieutenanat and assistant surgeon, 40th Volunteer Infantry, August 17, 1899, and served with his regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas up to October of last year when he embarked with his reginment to the Phillippines.
Source: Evening Star, Washington, D.C., Sept. 4, 1900Creed Burnettdied at his residence in Osage Co., two miles from Chemoise, 2 Apr. 1857, age 57 years. Left a large family.Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team.
A farmer named Wm. Curby, living near Linn, Osage Co., committed suicide by hanging himself on Monday. His wife had died a few days before and it was grief over her death that caused him to try the realities of another world. [THE STATE JOURNAL, Jefferson City, Fri. 26 June1885, p5 c4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]
Mrs. Amelia Jagnow, 84, of Chamois, died Wednesday at Memorial Community Hostipal. She was born Jan. 22, 1899, near Chamois, a daughter of Henry and Amelia Bock Hartwig. In 1929 she was married to William Jagnow, who died in 1937. She was (a) life-long member of the United Church of Christ, first at Deer and later at Chamois. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Freida Wagner and Mrs. Christine Sachs, both of Jefferson City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ in Chamois with the Rev. Norman Witthaus officiating. Burial will (be) in the Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today at the Meyer Funeral Home in Chamois. [The Jefferson City Daily Capital; Jan. 13, 1984; Submitted by Robert King]
Passed away suddenly June 10, 1955, at Portsmouth, Va. Remains in state at the Dulle Funeral Home from 7p.m. Saturday, June 18 until the hour of the funeral services which will be conducted from St. Peter's Catholic Church, Monday, June. 20, 1955, at 9 a.m. The Rev. Norman Ahrens officiating. Interments in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends are requested to meet at the funeral home Sunday at 7:30 p.m. to pray the Rosary. Military services will be in charge of the Roy Sone Post No. 1004, Veterans of Foreign Wars. (Source: Post-Tribune, Jefferson City, Mo., June 17, 1955)
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