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6A April 3, 2003 For the Record The Cuba 1 Free Press Obituaries D .. Crawford County Sheriff's Report , ! George Lester Bast George Lester Bast of Cuba, Me. to the union of Hubert and Minnie Bast (nee Ossing) and passed away on March 25, 2003 at the Cuba Manor of Cuba, Me. at the age of 90 years, 10 months and 10 days. On November 4, 1933 George was united in marriage to Berenice Daehn at Fenton, Me. In April of 1934 they moved to Cuba, Me. where he built them a new home in 1966 that Berenice still lives in today. They enjoyed ahnost 70 years together. Lester wasa very talented man. Not only did he build their home, he was also a well known mechanic. When first moving to Cuba, he worked with his brother-in-law as a mechanic until later becoming self-employed. Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Itubert and Minnie Bast; one son, George Bast, Jr.; two daughters, Virginia and Jean Bast; mother-in-law, Anna Daehn; brother, Fred Bast and wife Erna; sisters, Hattie Pink and hus- band Raleigh and Myrtle Fancher and husband Lloyd; brother-in-law, Frank Daehn; sisters-in- law, Eileen Hollrah and husband Melvin and Norma Daehn. Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his loving wife, Berenice Bast of Cuba; ten children and their spouses, Eugene Bast and Don Bast and wife Linda of Cuba, Me., Gerard Bast of Black Jack, Me., Bill Bast and wife Nancy of Snellville, Georgia, Larry Bast and wife Julie of Nixa, Me., Charles Bast and wife Suzanne of Winchester, Kentucky, Sister Rose Bast of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Joan Viril and husband Leonardo, Vera Maschek and husband Joe, and Kay Bast, all of Kansas City, Me., daughter-in-law Joan Bast of Rolla, Me., one sister, Mildred Steidemann and husband Gene of Fenton, Me., and brother-in-law, Walter Daehn of Cuba, Me.; 19 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 10 great great grandchil- dren; other relatives, and many friends. Lester was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed. Lester Bast was in state at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Me. Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Holy Cross Church, Cuba, Me. with Father James Finder officiating. Interment was in the /toly Cross Cemetery, Cuba. Memorials to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee or to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. All arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Me. Don't Drink & Drive Bonnie Jane England Bonnie Jane England (nee Callahan) was born Friday, October 21, 1938 at Cherryville, Me., a daughter of the late Arthur Monroe Callahan and Sarah Emiline (Harris) Callahan. She departed this life Thursday, March 27, 2003 at the Cuba Manor, Cuba, Me., at the age of 64 years, 5 months and 6 days. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Arlis Callahan and Landis Callahan, two sisters, Stella Callahan and Celia Godbey and one daughtier, Glenda (England) Bridges. Among those who remain to mourn her pass- ing are three sons and eight daughters, Alberta Sue Estes and husband Larry, Dennis Cox and Pamela, C6nnie Richardson and husband Greg, Cindy Radford and husband Phillip, Mike McKellips and wife Tonya, Michelle White and husband Alan, Curtis England and wife Shelly, Gayla Eaton and husband Joe, Ginger England and Mike Quinton, Gwen England and Andy Helms; two step-sons, Stacy England and Steve England; one brother, Rev. Martin Callaha., and wife Ruth; two sisters, Lavada Martin, ad Lois Beal and husband Walt; forty-four grand- children, eighteen great-grandchildren, broth- ers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Bonnie Callahan lay in state after 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2003, at the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Me. Funeral services were held at 11, a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2003, in the Britton Chapel with Rev. Marvin Callahan officiating. David Callahan provided special music. Committal prayers and interment were in Martin Cemetery, Cherryville, Me. Serving as pallbearers were Jeff Buckner, Albert Cox, Kelly England, Scott Grady, Kyle Radford, Mike Summers, Adam West, and Larry White. Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville, Me. Duane McClain Duane McClain of California was born on July 9, 1933 to the union of Alvin McClain and Leora Eddington McClain at Sioux City, Iowa and passed away in California on March 21, 2003 at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 12 days. On September 18, 1954 he was united in marriage to Rena Happel at the Presbyterian Church in Steelville, Me. Two sons, Michael and John, and one daughter, Sheryl were born to this union. They were happily married until Rena preceded Duane in death on January 17, 1992. Duane was also preceded in death by his parents and one son, Michael McClain. Those who survive to mourn his passing from this life are his loving daughter Sherry Mandell and husband Robert; one son John McClain and wife Louise; one brother, Ray McClain and wife Betty; sisters-in-law Lorraine Happel and Opal Gestring; two grandchildren; nephews; nieces; other relatives and friends. Graveside services for Duane McClain were held on Saturday, March 29, 2003 at the Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Me. at 10 a.m. with Gary Mace officiating. Interment was in the Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Me. All local arrangements were under the direction of the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba, Me. Martha Palmer Williams Martha Palmer Williams of Cuba, Me. passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2003 at the age of 89 years. She is survived by her sons, Rex Williams (Kathleen) of Sullivan, Me., Kenneth Williams (Mary) of Florissant, Me., Max Williams (Ruth) of Springfield, Illinois, and Harry Williams (Barbara) of Florissant, Me.; one sister-in-law Margie Palmer of Cuba, Me.; 18 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 17 great great grand- children; nieces, nephews, cousins, other rela- tives and many friends. Funeral services for Martha Palmer Williams were held at Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Me. at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2003. Interment at the Jadwin Cemetery, Salem, Me. Visitation was at the Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Me. from 6-9 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2003. All arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Cuba, Me. Crawford County Associate Court Docket Following are the disposi- tions made in Crawford County Associate Court, March 25, regarding Civil and Small Claims matters, Judge J. Kent Howald presiding. Civil Docket Primedia Special Int. vs. Patricia Jean Groppetti DBA. Passed to 5/20/03 at 10 a.m. for trial to the court. Quad County State Bank vs. Christopher L. Schonfield. Motion to compel is withdrawn. First Community Credit Union vs. William R. Vogt. Default judgment entered. Central Bank vs. Michael D. Harrison. Dismissed by court. D.M.M.S., LC vs. Chris Fuller. Dismissed by plaintiff. D.M.M.S., LC vs. Dawn Cole. Dismissed by plaintiff. EickhoWWhittle Agency vs. Paul Hendrix. Dismissed by plaintiff. Berlin Wheeler vs. Garry tIix. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service. Midland Credit Management vs. Deanna House. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service. Ford Motor Credit vs. Patrick T. & Lisa M. Ayers. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service on Patrick Ayers. Missouri Baptist vs. Christopher Schonfield. Dismissed. by court. Missouri Baptist vs. Leonard and Virginia Slankard. Dismissed by court. Missouri Baptist vs. James Tyree. Dismissed by court. Barnes Hospital vs. Patricia M. Mabe & Bill Mabe. Passed to 4/22/03 at 11 a.m. for trial to the court. Curators of Univ. of Me. DBA vs. Ronald P. and Brenda Glover. Interlocutory judgment entered as to Renald Glover. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service on Brenda Glover. Platinum Financial Services Corp. vs. Ferrel Goes. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service. Platinum Financial Services vs. Melissa Turnbough. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service or dismissal. Bank of Sullivan vs. Doug and Linda Gill. Passed to 4/1/03 at 9 a.m. for return of service. Bank of Sullivan vs. Roger H. and Frankie D. Dickens. Passed to 4/1/03 at 9 a.m. for return of service. Central Bank vs. Karen Vass. Consent judgment entered. Berlin Wheeler Inc. vs. John W. and Kimberly Inskeep. Default judgment entered. Berlin Wheeler Inc. vs. Thomas D. and Cindy Boyel:. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for service. Selph Rentals LLC vs. Ricky Black and Courtney Porter. Consent judgment entered. In matter of: Bernice Elaine Ricalde name change. H.earing held. Order changing name to be entered. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m. for proof of publication. Small Claims Bremer Hardware & Lumber vs. Larry and Rita Parker. Passed to 4/22/03 at 9 a.m, for service. Charles Stroh vs. Matthew Baker. Hearing held. Judgment entered in favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $3,000 plus court costs. March 24-30, 2003 03/24/03 Henry A. Wayne, 33, Sullivan, was arrested on warrants for the charges of fail- ure to drive on the right one- half of the roadway, operating a motor vehicle while revoked and driving while intoxicated persistent offender. He was released on bond. 03/24/03 Timothy J. Sweeney, 17, Cherryville, was arrested for twelve hours safe- keeping. He was released after twelve hours. 03/25/03 Johnny E. Thomas, 41, Cherryville, was arrested for twelve hours safekeeping. He was released after twelve hours. 03/27/03 Jason J. Zallares, 27, Cuba, was arrested on war- rants for the charges of viola- tion of an order of protection and probation violation of the original charge of driving while intoxicated. He remains in cus- tody. 03/27/03 Warren J. Pettigrew, 43, Washington, was arrested on the charge of viola- tion of a full order of protection. A warrant was issued and he was released on bond. 03/28/03 Donald A. Faulkner, 25, St. James, was arrested on a warrant for the charge erty damage second Bourbon mumc] the ing with an arrest Iron County warrant charge of assault enforcement officer degree. He remains in 0 03/29/03 Rodriguez, 21, was arrested on a the charge of facture]attempt to controlled remains in custody. Missouri State Highway Patrol Report Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol recorded one accident from March 24 to March 30 in Crawford County. The accident occurred on March 30 at 8:00 a.m. on Hwy 8 12 miles east of Steelville. A 1984 westbound Chevrolet driven by Jason Minor, 19, of Potosi, failed to observe a west- bound 2000 Chevrolet, driven by Shirley Constant, 56, of Topeka, Kansas, making a right turn into a roadside park. Minor's Chevrolet skidded and struck Constant's Chevrolet in the side. Minor and his younger Sullivan brother Jeremy, 16, a passen- Ambulance. ger, were both transported to Dama Missouri Baptist Hospital in extensive. by Hutann Funeral Home offers this space to churches and other non-profit pose of announcing events and special fund misers. To use this space call the by noon on Monday. BAKE SALE, COUNTRY STORE AND LUNCH First Presbyterian Church basement. 701 N, Main, Saturday, April 5, 9 am - 2 pro. Sponsored by Golden PROJECT GRADUATION LUNCHEON Wallace House, Cuba, April 13, 11 am - 1 pm. the Kiwanis. Tickets available at local banks or a member. "Most dependable, long lasting trucks on the road" Financing for 60 months on 2003 Vehicl. 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