Jan 09, 2020 2:26 AM

Linda Gayle Wattenbarger 1943 - 2020

Posted Jan 09, 2020 2:26 AM

Linda Gayle Wattenbarger, 76, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at home with her family.

Linda was born on February 21, 1943, in St. Joseph, MO to Lloyd and Avis Wagers.

Linda was married to David "Dave" Wattenbarger on December 28, 1961. They had 2 sons Eric, and Ty Wattenbarger, and one Daughter, Kris Wattenbarger.

Linda graduated from Central High School, then attended and graduated beauty school. She then married her husband  and moved to Texas while he was stationed with the Army as Military Police. She did hair out of their trailer, had their first son, and returned to St. Joseph.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband, her parents; sister, Saralyn Wagers, and daughter Kris Wattenbarger.

Survivors include: sons, Eric Wattenbarger and Ty Wattenbarger; granddaughter, Kalee Wattenbarger; and grandson, Tobyn Wattenbarger. 

The family wishes to thank the staff of  AseraCare Hospice.

Services 10:30 AM Saturday at Heaton Bowman Smith.  Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held after 12:00 PM Friday at our chapel, where the family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday

Memorial donations may be made to AseraCare Hospice or American Diabetes Association.

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Kenneth Richard Jenkins  1942 - 2020

Kenneth Richard Jenkins, 77, of Atchison, KS, died January 7, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO.

Mr. Jenkins has been cremated and no funeral services are planned. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Friends can leave condolences for the family at [email protected]

Kenneth was born on January 17, 1942 in Atchison, KS to Kenneth and Anna (Pike) Jenkins. He married Beverly Suharto on February 15, 1961, and she survives at the home. Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and camping. Kenny also enjoyed going to his friend Burt’s house from 5 to 7pm every day.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, sons, Todd (Shannon) Jenkins, Atchison, KS, Thad (Robin) Jenkins, St. Joseph, MO, daughter, Teresa (Samuel) Abbott, Kansas City, MO and a sister, Ginger Grider, Halstead, KS. He is preceded into death by his parents and granddaughter Jessica Ann Jenkins.