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Mr. Glen E. Trower, 96, of Louisiana, died Aug. 8, 2013 at Pike County Memorial Hospital.
Private graveside services were held Monday, Aug. 12 at the Riverview Cemetery.
Glen was born in New Hartford on Sept. 26, 1916, the son of Samuel E. and Alice Lederman Trower. He was a lifelong resident of the Louisiana and Bowling Green area.
He married Hallie Lorice Haff on March 17, 1949. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. He attained the rank of first lieutenant and was a flight instructor. He continued to have a love of airplanes throughout his life.
He had many jobs during his life, starting with before- and after- school paper routes as a child. Glen loved to hunt and trap during his youth. He and his father sold coal and ice during the Depression. He sold televisions, appliances, and vacuum cleaners for many years and later drove a school bus in Louisiana. Glen loved his home and family. He always tried to help those in need.
Survivors include his wife, Hallie; a daughter, Janice and son in-law Glen Walker, of Mexico; sisters, Roselle Allen, of Jefferson City, and Lucille Rutherford, of Mexico. He is also survived by beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mildred Grote.
Memorials may be given to donor’s choice in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Drive, Louisiana, Mo. 63353. Online condolences may be sent at www.collierfuneral.com.
Mrs. Mary Jane Joseph, 77, of Louisiana passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana.
The Rev. Al Boatman will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery near Louisiana.
Mrs. Mary Jane Joseph, the daughter of James and Flora Jones Burnett, was born Dec. 13, 1935 in Louisiana.
She married Phillip Wayne Joseph Dec. 8, 1956 at the Elmwood Presbyterian Church in Louisiana and he survives.
She is also survived by one son, Larry Wayne Joseph; and a daughter, Lisa Diane Turner, both of Louisiana, three grandchildren, Heather Renee Tenllado of Granite City, Ill. Christopher Michael Joseph and Joseph Brandon Charlton, both of Troy, eight great-grandchildren; two brothers; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Ann Hammett.
Mary graduated from the Louisiana High School with the Class of 1953. She had been employed at Stark Bro’s Nursery in Louisiana in the accounting department for a number of years. She was later employed at Midland Graphic Arts in Louisiana.
She was a member of the Elmwood Presbyterian Church in Louisiana.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Dr., Louisiana, Mo. 63353