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MARTHA “MARTY” REARDON

MARTHA “MARTY” REARDON

Martha Jean (Marty) Reardon, age 85, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, in the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri.

Born in Kansas City, Kansas, on March 5, 1936, Marty was the daughter of George and Pauline Poage Kersten.

She was united in marriage to S.R. Shorty Stauffer on September 25, 1965 and he preceded her in death on August 8, 1982. On January 12, 1985 she was married to James Joseph Reardon and he preceded her in death on August 23, 2018. Marty was also preceded by her parents.

Surviving are two children Randy (Karen) Sade of Columbia, MO, and Nancy Schlichting of Columbia, MO, two step sons, David (Lena) Reardon of Novinger, MO, and John (Julie) Reardon of Kahoka, MO, two grandchildren, Michael and Nicholas Sade of Columbia, MO, three step grandchildren, Eric, Emily and Vivian Reardon, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Jack and Nancy Reardon of Edina, MO, and sister-in-law Dorothy Gibbons of Edina, MO.

Marty graduated from Southeast High School in Kansas City, MO. She resided for a time in Taylor, MO where she was a bookkeeper for Stauffer Trucking. She later moved to Baring, MO and was employed at the Citizens Bank in Edina as a bank teller. She was employed also a clerk for Stauffer Auction. Marty was a member of the County Liners 4-H and Willing workers of Greensburg, MO. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, St. Aloysius Parish Council and St. Aloysius Altar Society. Marty loved reading and cross-stitch.

Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, October 1, 2021, at the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baring, MO. Father Simeon Etonu will officiate the services. Burial will be in Park View Memorial Gardens in Kirksville, MO. Music will be provided by Brent Karhoff, Katie and Maggie Delaney.

Casket bearers will be Joe Delaney, Ben Delaney, Raymond Burkholder, Harlan Burkholder, Les Cardwell and Evan Cardwell.

A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 30, 2021, with visitation following till 8 p.m. in the Hudson- Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

Memorials are suggested to St. Aloysius Altar Society and may be mailed or left at Hudson- Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.