Late Notices

Michael R. Black Sr.

Michael R. Black Sr., 70, of St. Joseph, passed away Dec. 27, 2018.

Per Mr. Blacks wishes, he has been cremated under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Private inurnment.

Faith A. Culter

COWGILL, Mo. Faith Ann Culter, infant daughter, of Steven and Stephanie Culter, of Cowgill was born and passed away Thursday afternoon, Dec. 20, 2018, at Liberty Hospital.

Graveside service and inurnment: 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Cowgill Cemetery in Cowgill.

Arrangements entrusted to Stith Family Funeral Home in Polo.

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Angela J. Guffey

Angela Jean Guffey 49, of St. Joseph, passed away Dec. 28, 2018.

Arrangements are pending at the Rupp Funeral Home.

Larry R. Jones

BURLINGTON JUNCTION, Mo. Larry R. Jones, 81, of Burlington Junction, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at his home.

Services are pending at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville.

Charles L. Philippi

MARYSVILLE, Kan. Charles Louis Philippi, 91, of Marysville, died Dec. 27, 2018, at Living Community in St. Joseph.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel in St. Joseph.

Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Marysville City Cemetery in Marysville.

Visitation Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Larry Ratzloff

LATHROP, Mo. Larry Ratzloff, age 73, of Lathrop, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.

Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, at the First Christian Church in Lathrop followed by a service celebrating Larrys life at 11 a.m. also at the church.

Inurnment at a later date at Ballard Cemetery in Bernice, Oklahoma.

Arrangements entrusted to Stith Family Funeral Home in Lathrop.

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Billy Stonebarger

Highland, Kan.

Billy Stonebarger, 45, of Greenleaf, Kansas, formerly of Highland, died unexpectedly Dec. 28, 2018, at a Washington, Kansas, hospital.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Highland.

As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.