Thursday, March 7, 2024

Allen "Rufus" Hilbus, 63, of Butler Missouri


Celebration of life service for Allen "Rufus" Hilbus will be 2 p.m. March 16, 2024 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri.  No Visitation.  Contributions to Kansas City Hospice House, Bates County Elks Lodge or Butler Masonic Lodge.  Online condolences

Allen Wayne “Rufus” Hilbus, age 63 of Butler, Missouri died Sunday, March 3, 2024 at the Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Missouri.  He was born September 24, 1960 to Norman Kenneth and Barbara Ann Kendrick Hilbus in Butler.

Rufus is survived by his wife, Dana Hilbus of the home; a son, Rion Hilbus and fianc√© Jennifer Lesmeister of Butler, Missouri; a daughter, Amber Kohler and husband Matt of Amsterdam, Missouri; three grandchildren, Laney Sue Lynn, Neil Allen and Noah Matthew Kohler with one on the way tbd;  two brothers, Norman Dale Hilbus of Adrian, Missouri and Greg Hilbus and wife Sis of Butler, Missouri; a sister, Patty Brown of Butler, Missouri; and a brother-in-law, Greg Linard of Kansas City, Missouri.  He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Upcoming lane and ramp closures for sign truss installation at MO-7 South over I-49, April 22

CASS COUNTY – Crews working on the bridge replacement and intersection improvement project on MO-7 South will make the following lane and ra...