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Freda Pilliard- Rylee Schell- Jennifer Bogert-MaryDena Ierardi

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Freda Pilliard

Freda Caroline Pilliard, 87, of Troy, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

She was born Feb. 10, 1926, in Silex, a daughter of the late John Henry and Anna Caroline (Hackman) Twellmann.

Freda was a 1943 graduate of Silex High School. For most of her life she was a homemaker on the family farm. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and quilting.

She is survived by her three sons: Daniel Gene Pilliard and wife, Georgia of Sedalia, John Paul Pilliard of Columbia, and Darrell Henry “Hank” Pilliard of St. Louis; one sister: Mary Ruth Schulse of Lancaster, Calif.; four grandchildren: Sean, Christopher, Sarah and Amy Pilliard; four great-grandchildren: Lowell, Addison, Clay and Olive Pilliard;

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Kemper-Marsh-Millard Family Funeral Home / Troy Chapel.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the chapel. Interment will be held at Troy City Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, First Christian Church or Alzheimer’s Association.

Arrangements under the direction of Kemper-Marsh-Millard Family Funeral Home, P. O. Box 222, Troy, MO 63379 Online condolences may be made at



Rylee Schell

Rylee Ann Schell passed away on Friday Feb. 15, 2013, in St.Louis.

She was born on Feb. 7, 2013 in Lake Saint Louis, to Nicholas Schell and Ashley Passmore.

Rylee is survived by her parents Nicholas Schell and Ashley Passmore of Troy;  her grandparents Jeff (Michelle) Passmore of Troy, Dennis Schell of Foley, Theresa (Jack) Forbes of St.Louis; one sister; Jordyn Passmore of Troy and many other relatives.

A memorial service will be  held Saturday, Feb.23 at 10 a.m. at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes and Cremation Cener, Troy.

Memorials may be made to the Nicholas Schell and Ashley Passmore Family in care of the funeral home.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

Funeral services for Mrs. Jennifer Mae Bogert, 48, of Eolia, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Edgewood Baptist Church near Bowling Green. The Rev. John Birkhead  officiated. Visitation was  held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, Mo. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery at Clarksville.

Jennifer passed away Sunday, Feb. 17. 2013.

She was bon Feb. 11, 1965, in Louisiana, the daughter of Richard A. Huckstep  and Anna Louise Sidwell Huckstep. She married Paul Edward Bogert on Aug. 22, 1987, at the Edgewood Baptist Church near Bowling Green.

Jennifer is survived by her husband, Paul Bogert, of he home; siblings Richard A. Huckstep, Jr. and wife, Judy, of Lexington, Tenn., William Joe “Bill” Huckstep and wife, Diana, of Louisiana, Jack Martin Huckstep and friend, Denise Early, of Louisiana, Jimmy Allen Huckstep and wife, Darlene, of Bowling Green, Judy Ann Huckstep and Dusty Studler, of Machesney Park, Ill., Jun W. “Huck” Huckstep  and Diana Gutherie, of Louisiana, Virginia Jane Pugh-Brown and husband, Rosce, of Eolia, Jeffrey Lee Huckstep and wife, Mary, of Clarksville, Janet Louise Campbell and husband,  Frank, of Louisiana, Joyce Sue Mennemeyer and husband, Dale, of Troy; mother-in-law, Frances J. Bogert, of Bowling Green; brother-in-law, David Bogert and wife, Dena and daughter, Paige, of Troy and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jennifer graduated from Clopton High School at Clarksville in 1983. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Missouri Baptist University at St. Louis.  She had been employed as an accountant for Doris Twellman, Certified Public Accountant, in Bowling Green.

Memorials may be given to the Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, 4H Youth Programs in Lincoln and Pike counties or the Hope Center in Bowling Green in care of the Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Drive, Louisiana, MO 63353.


MaryDena Ierardi

Mrs. MaryDena (Weitkamp) Ierardi, 51,of Foristell, passed away on Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013, at St. Joseph West Hospital at Lake Saint Louis.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1961, in Troy,  to Lawrence and Joyce (Cody) Weitkamp.

MaryDena first attended Sacred Heart School and then Troy Buchanan High School along with her two brothers, Paul and David. She later attended St. Charles Community College. Even as a young child, animals were an important part of her life. She often took in stray animals and her home was a haven for them. MaryDena was very active and enjoyed swimming and performing martial arts. She even achieved her black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Before her illiness, she worked for the Todt, Ryan and McCulloch Law Firm in St.Charles. MaryDena was a dedicated employee who loved her job.

MaryDena is survived by her beloved husband, Michael Ierardi of Foristell; her parents: Lawrence and Joyce Weitkamp of Troy; her brothers: Paul  Weitkamp and wife, Meredith, of Eolia and David Weitkamp and wife, Sarah of Troy, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will beheld on Friday, Feb. 22, 2012 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Center, Troy.

A Funeral Mass will be  held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Troy. Father Tom Wissler will officate.

Interment  will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Troy.

Memorials gifts may be made to American Cancer Society c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Center, 1304 Boone Street,Troy,MO, 63379.

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