Jan 22, 2020 10:12 PM

Viola Almeda Laster 1929 - 2020

Posted Jan 22, 2020 10:12 PM

Viola A. Laster 90, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Springfield, MO.

Born August 9, 1929, Verdon, NE. She was preceded in death by husband, Charles, parents, Horace & Vera Munro, brothers, Henry & Charles Munro, and Keith Siddens, sisters, and Virginia Garret and Wilma Caswell. Survivors: son, Dennis Williams, daughters, Denise Kuhs, Vera Thigpen, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, step sister, Shirlene Manion.

There was no scheduled visitation in St. Joseph. 

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Jan 22, 2020 10:12 PM
Melvin Ray Silvey  1949 - 2020

Melvin Ray Silvey 71, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 in a Kansas City hospital.

He was born January 6, 1949 in St. Joseph, Missouri, son of the late Violett & Charles Silvey. He worked as a auto mechanic his entire life, including for the City of St. Joseph, in the sanitation department. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, and he was a member of the Abate of Missouri, Jesse James Chapter, and loved traveling with his friends and his beloved dog.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruby Kay Silvey, brothers, Sherman and Lenny Silvey, and a sister, Joyce Marie Moppin. Survivors include sons, Shane Silvey of Kansas City, MO and Joshua Silvey, daughter, Dawn Baltezor of Independence, MO, grandchildren: Kailey, Ciara, Amanda, Kendra, & Courtney, and seven great grandchildren.

 Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com