John Edward Dagenhart

John Edward Dagenhart, age 74 of St Charles died at home surrounded by his lovely wife Sharon (Sue) on July 27, 2013 at 11:00AM.

John was born in Aledo IL to Henry and Vada (Fetters) on November 12, 1938. When John was a young lad they moved to South of Edina MO where he helped with the family farm.

John attended the Kirk School South of Edina and after graduating High School he joined the Army Reserves.

After serving his country John spent time driving trucks across country until such time he starting owning and operating laundry mats in Edina and finally settling in St Charles MO.

John is survived by his wife Sue of 28 years. Son Craig (Janice) Kaufman of Lockridge IA, Daughter Julie Hill of Fairfield IA, Sisters June (Larry) Webb of Brookings OR, Shirley Hysell of Surprise AZ, Dorothy (Leroy) Payne of Fort Madison IA, Mary (Bill) Willis of Novinger MO, Nancy (Bob) Winchell of Tonopah AZ, Noreen (Gene) Farris of Edina MO, Brother James Dagenhart of Kansas City KS, and Brother-n-Law Edward (Scotty) Ausmus of Bevier MO. John is also survived by Grandson CJ, several Nieces and Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Lois Ausmus and Linda Bowen, brother, Donnie Wayne, a sister-n-law, Anna Mae Dagenhart and a niece.

John always loved being around his large family and endearing friends for a good game of cards or another game they came up with, and his most favorite past time – traveling.

Services were held July 31, 2013 at 10:00AM at Baue Funeral & Memorial Center Chapel, St Charles, MO, followed with Interment at the Linville Cemetery in Edina MO at a later date. Local arrangements are being handled by the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of St. Charles and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.

 

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Reporter for The Edina Sentinel Covering Knox County, Missouri Since 2010