by Kerry Hampy 660-368-2825
Marie Zimmerschied, 99, died Saturday, July 29 at the Sylvia Thompson Residence Center in Sedalia. She was born in the Florence area. Graveside services were Friday, Aug. 4 at Highland Sacred Gardens in Sedalia. Among her survivors is her son Allen and Joyce Zimmerschied. More than 20 people attended the Mertgen/Duvel reunion Saturday, Aug. 5 at the St. John United Church of Christ fellowship hall in Florence. The Lake Creek Methodist camp meeting had its closing ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 6. The Vacation Bible School program was Friday, Aug. 4. The fish fry was canceled Saturday, Aug. 5 due to weather. It was Sunday, Aug. 6. Money raised was given to three different charities. Larry and Joyce Bass of Sedalia, Paul and Pam Bass had dinner Thursday, Aug. 3 at the Ambush Restaurant and Last Saloon in Florence. Corbin Woodall spent Thursday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 6 with his grandmother Betty Woodall. John and Ginny Starke, Chris and Ashley Witte and son Elliott visited Don McCoy Sunday, Aug. 6 in Kansas City. Don is recovering from heart surgery. Geneva Hampy was a recent visitor of Susie Homan in Cole Camp. Kevin Dittmer, Richard Dittmer, Dale Monsees, Earl Price, Robert Rages, and Duane Schroder were visitors last week of Lloyd Bremer. Kevin and Angela Sumner and Weston Holem spent a few days recently in the Branson area.