Jan 11, 2020 3:57 AM

Janice Lee Hochenauer 1942 - 2020

Posted Jan 11, 2020 3:57 AM

Janice Lee Hochenauer 78, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her home.

She was born January 4, 1942 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of the late Geneva "Eleanor" and Johnny Hochenauer. She graduated from Benton High School in 1959, and worked as a flora designer at Myers Watson Florist, and most recently retired from Kohls.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include son, David (Teresa) Bobela and their son Matthew Bobela, of Saint Joseph, MO, son, Paul (Melissa) Farris of Kansas City, MO, and his daughter, Hannah.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Wednesday, with a Rosary to be recited at 10:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday January 15, 2020, all at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Father Richard Rocha Celebrant. The Inurnment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are requested to St. Patrick Catholic Church.

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Phyllis Ann Wood  1953 - 2020

Phyllis Ann Wood 66, of St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at her home in St. Joseph.

She was born March 30, 1953 in St. Joseph, daughter of Betty and Fred Dennis. She graduated from Lafayette High School, class of 1971. She married Robert "Bob" Wood on June 9, 1973. She worked at Big Smith, H.D.Lee, TEVA, and Uniland. Phyllis enjoyed sewing, spending time with her grandchildren, and babysitting. She was a member of Wallace Christian Church.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Virginia Lee Grippando, brother, David Dennis, sister, Donna Dennis, brothers-in-law, Earl Vandgrift and Ronnie Parton, and great niece, Baylee Martin.

Survivors include, husband, Robert "Bob" Wood of the home, daughters, Janet (Robert) Lines, St. Joseph, Jennifer Perkins, St. Joseph, son, Robert (Nichole) Wood, Jr., St. Joseph, brother, Fred (Cindy) Dennis, Rosendale, MO, sisters, Eva May (Frank) Wood, Neva Kay Vandgrift, and Kathy (Tommie) Edwards, grandchildren, Alexis and Elyzabeth Perkins, Gavin and Jaylynn Wood, Logan Dennis, Whitney Goforth, and Travis Edwards, brother-in-law, David Grippando and brother-in-law, Richard (Kay) Wood.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Rupp Funeral Home, Rev. Clark Heckman officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Ashland Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the Special Olympics.