Jan 18, 2020 12:51 AM

Mary Katherine Henry 1944 - 2020

Posted Jan 18, 2020 12:51 AM

Mary Katherine (Ferguson) Henry, 75, of St. Joseph, passed away January 14, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on February 10, 1944 to the late Dr. Chester and Doris (McNabb) Ferguson in St. Joseph where she married William C. Henry on June 15, 1963. He preceded her in death on November 17, 1999.

She owned and operated an antique business in Texas. After retiring to St. Joseph, she blessed family, loved ones and her church with her friendship and service.

Mary is survived by daughters; Kathy Fogle and Kelly Voorhies, son; Tom Henry, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a brother; Glen Ferguson.

Mrs. Henry has been cremated under the direction of the Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Memorial service 1:00 PM, Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Wesley United Methodist Church.

An inurnment will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.

Mary had a passion for her church and the local arts. In you would like to make a memorial donation in her honor, please consider these organizations.

  1. Wesley United Methodist Church
  2. The Patee House Museum
  3. Robidoux Resident Theatre
  4. St Joseph Symphony 
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Bonnie J. Harsh  1928 - 2020

Bonnie J. Harsh, 91, of St. Joseph, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020.

Bonnie was born in Ottawa, Kansas, on November 10, 1928.

She was married to Dean Harsh on April 8, 1951. They were married for 65 years. Dean preceded her in death in 2016.

Growing up in Ottawa, Bonnie was the second to the youngest of 7 sisters and 1 brother. She worked setting bowling pins as a teenager and worked in a traveling carnival with her sisters during summers before marrying and relocating to St. Joseph in 1956.

Bonnie and Dean were owners of Modern Cleaners for 48 years and she was an active member of Francis Street United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed the women’s fellowship and activities throughout her membership.

Bonnie was the reserved counterbalance to her outgoing husband Dean. She had much love for him and his humor. Bonnie was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by her family and friends.

Bonnie is survived by: daughters Kathy (Dennis) Ketchem of St. Joseph, and Sherryl (Jack) Lisco, of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania; and son Rob (Janet) Harsh of Overland Park, Kansas; grandchildren, Ashley (Tyler) Johnson, of Dallas, Texas, Grahm (Jamie) Harsh, of Henderson, Nevada, Nichole (Cody) Wise, of St. Joseph, Shawn (Katie Rahner) Ketchem , of Prairie Village, Kansas, Holly Lisco, Delaney Lisco, and Keely Lisco all of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania; great-grandchildren, Tavin Harsh, of Henderson, Mason and Grayson Wise of St. Joseph, Greer and Griff Johnson, of Dallas; and other family and friends.

The family of Bonnie Harsh wish to thank Fruedenthal Hospice for their exceptional care.

Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Frudenthal Hospice. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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