The Bates County Soil and Water Conservation Poster Contest County winners were announced during an Open House held Wednesday, March 12. Pictured from left to right are: Bryce Triebel, Butler, 1st Place; Kendal Wimsatt, Adrian, 2nd Place; Kale Oerke, Ballard, 3rd Place; and Danny Embrey, Miami, 4th Place.
Freddie Leroy Plasmyer, age 90 of Butler, MO, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Medicalodge Healthcare Center in Butler after a long illness. He was a member of the Ohio Street United Methodist Church in Butler.
Graveside memorial services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Bald Mound Cemetery in Dade County, Missouri with Roger McKee officiating. Contributions to Ohio St. United Methodist Church or Wounded Warriors.
Betty Jean Weir, 85, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. Funeral services were held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 14 at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Harrisonville, Missouri, under the direction of Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.
Stanley Milo “Butch” Fjoser Jr., age 66 of Peculiar, Missouri died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at his home. He was born September 22, 1947 to Stanley Milo Fjoser Sr. and Marcella Hager Fjoser in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Memorial services were Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Minister Felix Salazar officiating. Contributions to Bethel Cemetery.
Helen Kling passed away at the age of 98 on March 12, 2014. Bertha Helen Bartlett Kling was born in Butler March 11, 1916, the second daughter of Roy and Daisy (Seelinger) Bartlett.
Graveside services were Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Dave Owsley officiating. Contributions to Poplar Heights Living History Farm.