Martha Jo Yoss
Martha Jo Yoss, 80, of Appleton City, passed away Feb. 12, 2019, at Ellett Memorial Hospital in Appleton City.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Bethel United Church of Christ in Concordia. Internment was at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Prairie City.
Born Nov. 23, 1938, in Kansas City, she was the daughter of Alfred and Bernice Stiegemeyer. She grew up on the family farm west of Concordia. She graduated from Concordia High School in 1956. After graduation she moved to Kansas City, where she worked in accounting at the Kansas City Life Insurance Company for over 40 years.
On May 7, 1966, at Bethel United Church of Christ in Concordia, she married Roy Lawrence Yoss. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2016. They had one son, Nicholas William.
Martha Loved to travel and eat out. She enjoyed talking to people and was a good listener, She enjoyed flowers and working outside, even pulling weeds. She loved animals, and especially her kitties.
Martha is survived by her son, Nicholas Yoss; her husband Roy’s niece, Linda Heckadon; cousins Joyce Paul, Betty Rinne, Karen Hughes, Clifton Borgstadt, Gloria Jane Pennel, David Lambroughton and Jean Hassard.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred in 1984 and Bernice in 1997, and her husband, Roy, in 2016.