Friday, May 17, 2024

Marvin Eugene Blakeman, age 76 of Rich Hill

Funeral services for Marvin Blakeman of Butler, Missouri will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) in Butler, Missouri.  Visitation prior to services Thursday 10 - 11 a.m. at the Schowengerdt Chapel.  Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Contributions to American Heart Association. Online condolences

Marvin Eugene Blakeman, age 76 of Rich Hill, Missouri died Monday, May 13, 2024 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.  He was born August 8, 1947 to Herbert Eugene and Thelma Bernice Olive Blakeman in Butler, Missouri.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Marguerite “Lynne” Blakeman of the home; three sons, Michael Kavalesky and wife Cathy of Nevada, Missouri, Mark Kavalesky of Lee’s Summit, Missouri and Cory Blakeman and wife Kristen of Independence, Missouri; six grandchildren, Jessica Ewert, Jordan Kavalesky, Hailey Brown, Lucy Kavalesky, Riley Shelton and Logan Shelton; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Rodney Blakeman of Walker, Missouri; and a sister, Cheryl Callaway of Butler, Missouri.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Dana Michelle Blakeman.

Walter Dean Elder, 74, Butler

  It was the wishes of Walter Elder to be cremated with no public services at this time.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of th...