Juanita Eloise Louderman, age 91, former resident of Fort Scott, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born July 22, 1916, in McDonaugh County, Ill., the daughter of Ralph Bible and Grace White Bible. She married Roy Louderman on July 22, 1937 in Palmyra, Mo. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2006. She was retired from the restaurant business which she and her husband operated in Macomb, Ill. for 40 years prior to moving to Fort Scott. She was a member of the Macomb, Ill. United Methodist Church. Juanita also was a past member of the Ladies Elks Club and the White Shrine in Macomb.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Louderman and wife Nellie, Henderson, Nev., and Ken Louderman and wife Marg, Wheaton, Ill.; one daughter, Connie Hoener and husband Lyle, Fort Scott. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Jared Witt will conduct funeral services at 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2008, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Friends of the Fort Scott Animal Shelter or St. Jude's Children's Hospital and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott. KS 66701. Words of comfort to the family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.