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Steven Glen Gould, age 70 of Green Bay, Wisconsin, formerly of Muscatine, Iowa, passed away March 25, 2014 at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Arkansas.He was born October 20, 1943 in Aurora, Illinois to Glen Roy and Helen Ruth (Karman) Gould.Steven was a mechanical engineer and served in the United States Navy from 1963 to 1967. Steven was also a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Roschelle Knippel; and one brother, Bruce Merton Gould.

Survivors include his wife Dianne Gould of Cherokee Village, Arkansas; one son Lorin Gould and special friend Erin of Muscatine, Iowa; two daughters, Amanda Tibbs and special friend John of Glenbeulah, WI and Kimberly Gould of Green Bay, WI; one sister, Karen Eve Neubauer and husband Jim; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held by the family at a later date.

All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland,

Mildred Lee Short, age 95 of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, passed away March 27, 2014 at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Arkansas. She was born May 11, 1918 in Williamson County, Illinois to Joe and Ollie (Shelton) Short. Mildred was a manager for Sears and Roebuck for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Woodson; her son, Thomas Louis Woodson; one brother; and two sisters.

Survivors include one grandchild; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will begin Monday, March 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Tri-County Funeral Home Chapel located in Highland, Arkansas. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the Tri-County Funeral Home Chapel located in Highland, Arkansas.

All arrangements are by Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Arkansas.

Walter Edmond “Bill” Reed, 88, of Birch Tree, Missouri departed this life on March 23, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born January 26, 1926 in Fremont, Missouri, the son of George Walter and Ora Effie (Brawley) Reed.

A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 28, at Yarber Mortuary, 621 E. Fifth St. Mountain View, MO 65548.

Bill was married to Shannon Joyce Klepzig in 1947 and the couple was blessed with three children – Gale, Gary and Beverly. After Shannon’s death in 2005, Bill married Edeltraud “Trudy” Carter and gained another daughter, Anna.

Bill served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He was one of the original five founders of the American Legion Post 509. He also helped to organize the Birch Tree Fire Department and was the first Fire Chief. Bill was a barber for 62 plus years in Birch Tree and was always active in the community. He had a love of music and played the guitar and mandolin. Bill had many friends and was admired by all. He was a wonderful husband and father.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shannon; four brothers, Howard, Clifford, Alvis “Chick”, and Boyd “Doc”; one sister, Lena Woodard; and one grandson, Travis Jon Reed.

Survivors include his wife, Trudy, of the home; two sons, Gale Reed and wife, Bonnie, of Yukon, OK and Gary Reed and wife, Cindy, of Herculaneum, MO; two daughters, Beverly Pelliccio of Springfield, MO and Anna Carter of West Plains, MO; one brother, Elvin Reed of Cedar Hill, MO; two sisters, Eula Mae “Sally” Smith of Bolivar, MO and Thelma Walters of Orville, CA; one sister-in-law, Jean Reed of Van Buren, MO; six grandchildren, Khristi, Stephanie, Brian, Angela, Elicia, and Melissa; nine great grandchildren, Selena, Hannah, Conner, Melissa, Chase, Bradley, Xavier, Isaiah, and Samantha; and several nieces and nephews.

David Cleatus King, 45 of Violet Hill, Arkansas died on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Calico Rock, AR.

A celebration of life will be held 3:00pm Sunday at Christian Tabernacle Church in Worth. Interment will be in Eaglesrest Cemetery, Wirth, AR.With Bro’s Jason Jackson and Earl Barnes officiating.Online condolences may be made to the family at

Born Wednesday, February 26, 1969 in Kansas City, Kansas, he was the son of Cleatus King and Diane Huffman King. He was the husband of Angelia Jones King, sons, Johnny Jones of Oxford, AR and Luke King of Violet Hill, AR, daughter, Elisabeth King of Violet Hill, AR, brother, Nathan King of Hardy, AR.

Graveside services for Kaiden James Collins, infant son of Cody Steven Collins and Cheyenne Renae Thompson Collins, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 28, 2014, at Union Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Kaiden went to be with the Angels on March 25, 2014, at Ozarks Medical Center.

He was born March 25, 2014, at West Plains, Missouri, to Cody Steven Collins and Cheyenne Renae Thompson Collins.

He is survived by his parents, Cody and Cheyenne Collins, of the family home; three sisters, Maisie, Natalie and Aubrie Collins, of the family home; maternal grandparents, June Taylor and Steve Taylor; paternal grandparents, Cindy and Marty Sinclair and Steve and Nancy Collins; maternal great-grandparents, Mercell and Perry Martin McVey, Jr.; and paternal great-grandparents, Mary and Gary Lawson and Thurlow and Wanda Collins.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Fred Guest came to earth on lucky April 13th 1944 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States of America. He passed away on March 21st, 2014 in his home making his age 69 years, 11 months and 8 days.

Graveside services will be Friday March 28th, at 2:00 PM in the Hickory Ridge Cemetery, Upton Township. Pallbearers are Lynn McDowell, Scott Mortensen, Jason Smith and Todd Mortensen; Honorary Pallbearers are Duane DeVere, Tom Lewis and John Stillwell. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. Services are under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be sent to

His late parents were Judd and Ruth (Connard) Guest who raised Fred in Decatur, Macon, Illinois until he served his country in the Vietnam conflict from 1966 through 1967.

On returning home he worked for a local business until he acquired a position for the Mountain Bell Phone Company.

In 1972 Fred was transferred to Phoenix, Arizona from Decatur, Illinois and loved riding on his motorcycle through the desert hills and dusty back roads. He loved Arizona heat, camping and the beautiful sunsets.

In June of 1974 his good friend and real estate agent Ron White baptized him a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He later met Patricia Lynne Price at church. They married on February 5, 1991 in Tempe, Arizona and were sealed in the Mesa Arizona Temple the following year.

In 1994 Fred retired from the phone company in Phoenix. When July came he and Pat packed up their belongings and made the move from Tempe, Arizona to Bucyrus, Missouri and called the Ozarks their home.

Survivors include his wife Pat of Bucyrus, Missouri, his sister Beverly Russell and nephew Dean Russell of Mesa, Arizona and his niece Linda Warren of Decatur, Illinois.

Funeral services for Ruthann Reynolds, 67, of Rolla will be held Thursday, March 27 at 10 AM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, with Brother Bill Bales officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Thursday, March 27 from 9 AM until service time.

Burial will be in the Thayer Cemetery.

Graveside services for Roy Shirley Schiwitz, 81, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 28, 2014, at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Schiwitz died at 1:00 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home.

He was born March 6, 1933, at Randles, Missouri. He was married sixty years ago, to Carolyn Parker. Mr. Schiwitz was a veteran, having served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was awarded the Purple Heart. Before his retirement, he was an over the road truck driver.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Schiwitz, of the family home; two children, Roger Schiwitz, wife, Joan, St. Charles, Missouri and Marcella Dalton, husband, Kevin, Huntley, Illinois; five grandchildren, Nicholas, Christine, Shana, Adam and Bryce; and three great-grandchildren, Avery, Addison and Anna.

His parents and one daughter, Janet York precedes him in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Shirley Chandler, 74, of Mtn. Grove passed away at Cox South Hospital March 24.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 27 from 6-8 PM at Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be at 2 PM Friday, March 28 at Craig-Hurtt Chapel.

Burial will be in Gentryville Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be make to Gentryville Cemetery, and can be left at the funeral home.

Roy L. Aach, St. Louis native, Roy L. Aach, was born to glory on March 22, 2014. At the time of his death, Mr. Aach was living at the Willow Care Nursing Home in Willow Springs, Missouri. He was 85 years old, and was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Beverly Wade Aach, on July 9, 2013.

No memorial service is planned. Memorial donations can be made to: Mountain View Public Library, St. Louis Symphony, American Cancer Society

Mr. Aach was the owner of Roy L. Aach & Associates, a consulting engineering firm established in Clayton, MO in 1967, and later located in Florida and finally, in DeSoto, Missouri. He completed high school in three years, and graduated Washington University School of Engineering at the age of 18 in 1947, being at that time, one of the youngest men to have ever graduated from that prestigious school. His degree was in mechanical engineering, and he was a Professional Engineer in over 40 states, overseeing building projects all over the country, including doing part of the electrical design work for the Museum of Westward Expansion at the St. Louis Gateway Arch. He was involved in multiple local hospital expansions, including Missouri Baptist Hospital and St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, along with engineering work at Lambert Airport, other airports, schools, temples, churches and shopping centers.

Roy was an avid reader and a very talented musician. He was known for his proficiency on the piano, often entertaining family and friends. In the 1940’s, he was hired to be a pianist for the Tommy Dorsey band from a tape his mother took to an audition, but he turned the job down, deciding instead to pursue his engineering career.

Roy was a lifelong sports lover – and a passionate fan of St. Louis teams: the Blues, the “Big Red” football Cardinals, the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. He passed that love on to his kids.

Mr. Aach was a member of the Village Lutheran Church in Ladue, Missouri, and St. Armand’s Key Lutheran Church in Sarasota, Florida.

Survivors include three children born of Mr. Aach’s marriage to Celeste Weinstein (Molos)(d., 8/22/1970): Robyn Green (husband, Martin) of Milton, Vermont, Randall Aach (wife, Sherrie) of Chesterfield, MO, and Karen Lamberg of Maryland Heights, MO, along with two much-loved step-daughters from his 35+ year marriage to Beverly Aach (d., 7/9/2013): Bev Schuette (husband, Art) of Hartford, CT, and Judith Wilson (husband, Don) of Mountain View, MO. Mr. Aach was the proud grandfather of Melanie Lamberg, Natalie Aach, Tim Wilson, Jennifer Acheson, Jennifer Green Heinritz, and Jonathan Aach Green; he was a loving son, brother, great-grandfather and great-great grandfather.

Private burial will be at Coldwater Cemetery, 15290 Old Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant, Missouri 63033. No public memorial service is planned. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to one of the following: Mountain View Public Library, Mountain View, MO (; the St. Louis Symphony (, or American Cancer Society ( in the name of Roy L. Aach.