L. Deanne “Dee” Proplesch

Dee Proplesch went to heaven, at her home, in Omaha on Saturday, April 14, 2018 after a courageous 3 year fight with cancer. She was born the daughter of Howard and Vetta Kelly on July 27, 1938, and spent much of her childhood in Marceline, MO. She was honored by Walt Disney as being the first Walt Disney Queen of Marceline. Dee married Howard Richard Proplesch and they were blessed to spend 37 years together. She was a woman who believed in God and lived her faith being caring, loving and devoted to her family. She had unconditional love for Howard and was a fantastic wife, mother, grammy, sister, aunt and friend. 

Dee was preceded in death by her parents and a 9-year old brother, Ricky Ben Kelly. She is survived by her loving husband, Howard of Omaha, daughters, Megan (Matt) Smith and Courtney (Jim) Edwards; grandchildren, Caitlyn, Colton, Nicholas and Luke; sisters, Dana and Lynn (Roger); sisters & bothers in laws, Carmen (Wayne), Mike (Valinda) and many precious nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and friends. 

Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 with the Memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Services will be held at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn, officiated by Rev. Jeff Hardy. Memorials may be made to the Buffet Cancer Center, which can be mailed to or left at the Reichmuth Funeral Home.

Lottie Knight

Lottie J. Knight, age 95 of Berkley, Michigan formerly of Clark, MO died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Life Care Center of Brookfield. Lottie was born at Clark, Missouri on November 11, 1922 to Millard E. and Harriet (Jackson) Goosey.

Survivors include 2 sons Victor and Herb and niece Billie Jo Fessler and Herbie of St. Catharine.

Private burial at the Mount Horeb Cemetery, Sturgeon is at a later date under the direction of Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline.

Nina Claire Elliott

Nina Claire Elliott, age 92, of Brookfield, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Life Care Center of Brookfield

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, April 20, 2018, Park Baptist Church, Brookfield, with Reverend David Blakely officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the time of service. Burial will follow at Knifong Cemetery. Memorials have been suggested to the Life Care Center Activities Fund, and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, MO 64628. On-line registry atwww.rhodesfh.com

Nina Claire, daughter of George Anderson Taylor and Nina Grace (Vincent) Taylor, was born on May 29, 1925 in Browning MO. On April 20, 1942 she was united in marriage to Harold Byron Elliott in Yuma, Arizona. He preceded her in death on September 27, 1992. Nina was part owner of Elliott Jewelry in Brookfield, Missouri for 61 years, and a life-long member of Park Baptist Church.

She is survived by her four children, Linda Laffey and husband Don, Kearney; Desiree Sappington and husband Carter, Brookfield; Dennis Elliott and wife Sherri, Brookfield; and Shawn Elliott, Linn, MO; one sister, Lorraine Lambert, Chicago, IL; eight grandchildren, Shawna Chisam, Kearney; Brett Laffey, Kearney; Melinda Cunningham, Holt; Sean Laffey, Kearney; Kristi Pierce, Kearney; Taylor Sappington, Brookfield; Drew Elliott, Brookfield; and Levi Elliott, Linn; and thirteen great-grandchildren

Nina was also preceded in death by her parents.