Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Jean Gerald Corriveau 1931-1986

Jean Gerald Corriveau was born a son of Albert and Mabel (Brousseau) Corriveau, January 21, 1931 in Saco, Maine, and he departed this life at his home, May 8, 1986 after a lengthy illness, having attained the age of 55 years, 3 months, 17 days.

Jean was also known to his friends as “Jerry” or “Red Cap”.  He was a member of the St. Bellarmine Catholic Church in St. Robert, Missouri.

He enlisted in the United States Army December 28, 1950 and retired from the military at Fort Leonard Wood, after serving his country for twenty-one years with honor and devotion.  He served in the Korean Conflict, Germany, and Thailand.  He had worked for Civil Service for 13 ½ years.

“Jerry” loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed his C.B.’s, and also took great pride in working in his yard.  He was a member of the D.A.V. Chapter #49, VFW Post #3176, and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include his wife, Mary of the home; three daughters, Maryjane Scott of Arizona, Barbara Corriveau of Waynesville, and Michelle Corriveau of the home; three brothers, Paul Corriveau of Quincy, Massachusetts, and by Raymond Corriveau of Abington, Massachusetts; nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held Saturday, May 9, 1986 at 11:00 a.m. in the Waynesville Memorial Chapel with Monsignor Jerome Sommer officiating.  Music was provided by Organist, Dorothy Moore.  Escorts were the “Military”.  Honorary escorts were Floyd Atwell, Lewis C. Bottom, Thomas Cobb, William Jefferson, William Shy, and David C. Wood.

Interment with full military honors was in the Ozark Memorial V.F.W. Cemetery under the direction of the Waynesville Memorial Chapel.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Alma Martha (Wieberg) Dette 1919-1986

Alma Martha Dette, of Dixon, was born on February 5, 1919, at Argyle, a daughter of Louis Joseph and Gertrude Eichholz Wieberg, and departed this life at 11:05 p.m., on Monday evening, August 11, 1986 in the University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia.  Mrs. Dette had been in failing health for the past eight months and had attained the age of 67 years, 6 months and 6 days.

Mrs. Dette was united in marriage on September 19, 1942, at Olivette, Missouri to Raymond Joseph Dette, and to this union, five children were born.  Mrs. Dette was preceded in death by her father on October 3, 1957; and one brother, Roman Wieberg.

Mrs. Dette was a member of the St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Dixon, and was a housewife for all her working life.

Those left to mourn the passing of Mrs. Dette include: Her husband, Raymond J. Dette, of the home in Dixon; two sons, Joseph Dette, Rolla, and paul Dette, Dixon; three daughters; Mrs. Mary Jane Jersild, Wilmington, Delaware, Mrs. Catherine Buckley, Danville, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Rita Lang, Des Moines, Iowa; her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Wieberg, Argyle; two brothers, Toby Wieberg and Lee Wieberg, both of Argyle; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Stratman, Vienna, Mrs. Dorothy Massman, Argyle, Mrs. Zita Tappel, Koeltztown, and Mrs. Freda Kampeter, Argyle; seven grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Rosary Service was held for Mrs. Dette at 8:00 p.m., on Wednesday evening, August 13, 1986, in the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham - Martin Funeral Homes with the Rev. Walter Reisinger leading.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Mrs. Dette at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday morning, August 14, 1986 in the St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Dixon, with the Rev. Walter Reisinger officiating.

Interment was in the St. Aloysius Cemetery, Argyle, under the direction of the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham - Martin Funeral Homes.  Pallbearers for Mrs. Dette were Ronald Stratman, Mike Wieberg, Don Tappel, Ralph Kampeter, Mark Wieberg and Kenneth Wieberg.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Maurice Drudge 1920-1986

Maurice Drudge was born in Claypool, Indiana on November 13, 1920 the son of Floyd and Edith Carnes Drudge and passed away in the Pulaski County Hospital in Waynesville on June 12, 1986.  He had attained the age of 65 years.

He was united in marriage to Miloa Ault in 1953.  They moved to Crocker from Warsaw, Indiana in 1969 and lived in Crocker until 1979.  They moved back to Warsaw, Indiana and back to Crocker in 1984.

He is survived by his wife Miloa of the home, 1 daughter and son-in-law, Jane Ann and Philip Grady of Indianapolis, Indiana, 4 sisters, Bonnie Drudge of North Africa, Geraldine Vetor of Warsaw, Indiana, Ruth Alice Cox of Hunting, Indiana and Martha Johnson of Oklahoma City, 1 brother, Raymond Drudge of Wabash, Indiana, 1 grandson and 3 granddaughters with other relatives and friends.

Maurice was in the Army as specialty military policeman, Tunisian campaign.  He had several decorations, service medals and citations which include the bronze star and EAME theater ribbon.  He was honorable discharged from military service in 1944.  He was a member of the Waynesville Chapter of the DAV and enjoyed his horses.  He accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and was baptized in 1940 and will be sadly misses by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were held in the Long Funeral Home in Crocker on Sunday, June 15, 1986 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. David McMullin officiating.  Burial was in the Crocker Memorial Park Cemetery.  Gladys Schneider was the organist and serving as his pallbearers were Bill Newman, Jesse Peterson, Warren Crews, Bill Walters, and Daniel and Jack Overby.