Obituaries from January 2012
Lucky Elder, Aug. 20, 1967 -- Jan. 22, 2012
Lucky Elder, 44, of Eagle Rock, Mo., died Sunday, January 22 at his home. He was born August 20, 1967 in Harrison, Ark., to the late Lucky Elder and Peggy Buckaloo. Lucky was a proud Marine, serving in Panama and Iraq in the first Gulf War after his enlistment at the age of 18. Following his honorable discharge in 1992, he settled down in Eagle Rock to care for his family in the home on the lake he had always dreamed about...
Luna was known by many Eurekans to be smart, sweet, loving and always ready to play. She worked by day as a greeter at Regalia Handmade Clothing, and by evening as a deer deterrent at her home in the Hillside neighborhood. Her death was caused by Ehrlichia, a bacterial illness contracted from a tick bite...
James Russell Chilsom, Dec. 12, 1939 - Dec. 9, 2011
James Russell Chilsom of Dry Fork died Dec. 9, 2011 in Fayetteville at age of 72. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at his home in Dry Fork, the former Dry Fork Store, on Sunday, Jan. 22, from 1 -- 5 p.m., hosted by his life partner, Tony Wojnar...
Katy Stoia Memorial
A memorial celebration will be held for Katy Stoia Friday, January 13 at 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Church 12 Elk Street.
Ron Jacobson, April 1, 1950--Jan. 5, 2012
Ron Jacobson, a resident of Holiday Island, was born April 1, 1950 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, a son of Earl Edwin and Mary Elizabeth (Hartung) Jacobson. He departed this life Jan. 5, 2012 in his home in Holiday Island, at the age of 61. Ron was of the United Methodist faith...
Charles Bartley Findley, Feb. 23, 1955 -- Dec. 28, 2011
Charles Bartley Findley, a resident of Beaver, Ark., was born February 23, 1955 in Branson, Mo., a son of Tom and Helen Findley. He departed this life December 28, 2011, in his home at the age of 56. Charles was a registered nurse at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers, Ark., specializing in pediatrics, nursery, and neonatal intensive care. ...
Janice Kay Janky (Kay), Sept. 11, 1935 -- Dec. 18, 2011
Janice Kay Janky (Kay), 76, of Holiday Island passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 18, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her brother, Tom Edmonds, two children, Sarah (Janky) Stowell, and Steve Janky, and five grandchildren. Kay was born Sept. 11, 1935, to Cecil and Helen Edmonds in Dubuque, Iowa. After completing high school in Dubuque, Kay set off for Coe College, where she received her RN degree in nursing...