Howard Peter Bovanizer III, infant son of Clarence LaRoche Jr. and Karen Parker, Fort Scott, was stillborn Sunday, March 11, 2007, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, Missouri. In addition to his parents, infant Howard is survived by two brothers, Michael and Thaiton Parker, and four sisters, Frances Shockley, Nykole Parker, Haily Stagner and Lany Bovanizer, all of Fort Scott; grandparents Glen Cox, Fort Scott, Howard Bovanizer Sr., Fulton, Clarence LaRoche Sr., Fort Scott, Linda Mize, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and Brenda Sault, Fort Scott; and great-grandparents, Rodney H. Bovanizer and Mareta Jameison, of New York. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Marion Justin, Mable Shields, William Stagner, Louisa May Woody and Clarence Cox Sr.
The Rev. Jared Witt will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the West Plains Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Howard Bovanizer III Memorial Fund and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.