Dennis J. Hogue

Dennis J. Hogue, age 67, of Creighton, MO, was born March 4, 1953 in Independence, Missouri. God called him home on May 20, 2020 at Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer & “Jerrie” Alma Geraldine (Barker) Hogue.

He leaves behind his wife, Patricia “Patti”/ “Pat” (Searcy) Hogue of the home; two sons, Dennis Hogue, Jr. of Harrisonville, Missouri., and Christopher Joseph Hogue of the home; one grandson, Thomas Alexander; two brothers, Patrick Hogue and wife Joyce, and Michael Hogue and wife Kathy all of Garden City, Missouri; one sister, Rhonda Lugenbeel and husband Dean of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; one aunt, Joe Helen (Barker) Barnett, 97 years, of California; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.

Cremation was accorded. Rosary Recitation will be at 12:30 p.m. with Celebration of Life Prayer Service immediately following at 1:00 p.m. all Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Wallace Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Father Mike Clary of Holy Spirit Catholic Church will officiate.

In Memory of Dennis Joseph Hogue, the family suggests contributions to DAV Chapter 2 (Disabled American Veterans), 14605 E. 40 Highway, Kansas City, Missouri 64136

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Troy D. Wickman

Troy D. Wickman 55, of Grain Valley, MO, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after battling Neuroendocrine Cancer in his home July 18, 2020. He was born January 8, 1965 in Frankfurt, Germany to Sgt-Mjr Eduard and Ruth Wickman. Troy graduated with honors from Blue Springs High School in 1983. He attended Long View Community College, receiving an Associate’s Degree of Arts in 1986. He continued his education at the University of Central Missouri (UCM), receiving a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Education, English and Modern Languages in 1990 Summa Cum Laude. He spent his 29-year career at Pleasant Hill High School teaching Spanish and French, and he was the Foreign Language Club Sponsor. Every student that walked into his class he considered special. He built many long-lasting relationships with his students. Troy’s love of music began at an early age; he was a self-taught guitar prodigy. He played lead electric guitar, bass guitar, organ, piano, and drums. He also composed his own music. In 2006 his talent was recognized by winning the National Smoke on the Water Guitar competition and was granted the honor of playing guitar with Ian Gilliam, Lead Singer of Deep Purple, on stage. He was Deep Purple’s biggest fan. His love of music was vast, particularly of masters such as Beethoven and Bach to Mozart. Troy was an avid fan of Star Trek TOS and TNG, Seinfeld, Styx, Rainbow, and Heart. He was a history buff and enjoyed drawing cartoons. His prize possessions where a Candy Apple Red 1991 Camaro 1LE and 1993 Chevy Pace Truck. Troy is survived by his wife of 20 years, Christi Wickman. His parents Eduard and Ruth Wickman. Lucy(sister) & Butch LaFountine of Kitty Hawk, NC; Edward(brother) & Jeanette Wickman of Independence, MO; Nicole(sister) & Brian Curtin of Odessa, MO; Steffi(sister) & Bernd Kirchner of Nagold, Germany. Nieces and Nephews, Weston Wickman, Heather (Wickman) & Daniel Craig; Dawson Curtin, Dylan Curtin and Desiree Curtin, and his Fur Babies Trixi, BooBoo, Dasi, Sherman, Mr. Peabody, Lili, Fuzzi, and Josi. He is preceded in death by brother, Jimmy JJ Wickman.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements: Royer Funeral Home, Grain Valley, MO   816-847-4441

Charles F. Green

Charles Franklin Green, 93, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, June 30, 1927, in Greenfield, Missouri, the son of John F. and Katie E. (Culver) Green. He departed this life, Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home surrounded with love and family.

Charlie was a Veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War.

On March 6, 1953, he was united in marriage to Myrtle Martha Short in Pleasant Hill.

Charlie was employed at Flippo’s Gas Station in Strasburg for over 30 years. He later worked for the Riffle Feed Company in Garden City. He was an active member of the Strasburg Union Church and his community. He believed in God and showing it through hard work and with love.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jackie Green and Sam Green; and four sisters, Midge Clark, Goldie Brown, Emily Lawrence, and Aleene Houston.

He is survived by his wife Myrtle of the home; two daughters, Karen Dial of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and Ona Green-Reid of Pleasant Hill; six grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; one sister, Nichole (and Bud) Olinger El Dorado Springs, Missouri; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Strasburg Union Church.

Graveside funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at the Staley Mound Cemetery. Reverend John Clark will officiate. Full military honors will be provided by the United States Army and the V.F.W. Post #3118 Honor Guard. Casket bearers are Clifford Eslick, Tim Hoover, Jim Manker, Bradley Sprinkle, Mark Stever, and Joe Wormington. Honorary Casket bearers are Breen Hart and Lloyd Stever.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Del Haven Children Camp and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

Louise N. Beghtol

Louise N. Beghtol, 97, of Pleasant Hill, died July 24, 2020, at Laurie Knolls Assisted Living in Laurie, Missouri. Funeral services are pending. Service times and a complete obituary will be published online at as that information becomes available. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s edition of the Pleasant Hill Times. Arr: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080

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