Jan 09, 2020 2:21 AM

Stephanie Marie Otwell 1962 - 2020

Posted Jan 09, 2020 2:21 AM

Stephanie Marie Otwell, 57, of St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday January 8, 2020 at her home in St. Joseph.

She was born April 17, 1962 in St. Joseph, Missouri daughter of Frances & Robert Dittemore. Stephanie attended Benton High School. Most recently she worked at All American Cab as a Dispatcher. Her hobbies included watching racing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.. She was a member of Lighthouse Church in Fillmore.

Stephanie was preceded in death by her father, Robert S. Dittemore, Sr., mother, Frances (Burke) Cox, step-father, Glen Cox, sisters, Kathleen Homan, and Carolatta Townsand.

She is survived by son, Brad (Jennifer) Dittemore of St. Joseph, brother, Jim (Julie) Pierce of St. Joseph, brother, Robert Dittemore, Jr. of St. Joseph, grandchildren, Schyler (Jessica) and Mariah, great-grandchildren, Naomi Berry, Bailey Berry, Levi Parker, Hunter Parker, Veronica Arrendoe and Allie Arrendoe and several nieces and nephews.

She will be cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home. Inurnment to take place at a later date.

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Michael "Mike" Smith  1985 - 2020

Michael "Mike" Smith, 34 of St. Joseph, passed away January 3, 2020.

Born July 23, 1985 in Dunoon, Scotland to Ronald Smith, Jr. and Shirley Rae Smith. Mike enjoyed playing video games, music, reading, and hanging out with friends.

Survivors include his parents; son, David Smith; sisters, Donna Boucher, Rosita and Clara Smith; grandmother, Marilyn Smith; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Mike has been cremated under the care of Heaton-Bowman Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.