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Hazel McWhorter

d. July 7, 2010


Hazel Lena McWhorter, age 74, of Kahoka, MO, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at her home.

Hazel was born November 24, 1935, at Luray, MO, a daughter of Edward and Maude Hoffeditz McWhorter.

She was a life-long Clark County resident, graduating from Revere High School. Hazel was of the Catholic faith and lived her life according to her strong faith in God.

Hazel was a woman of many talents. She was a musician, a writer, and a history buff but her main talent was her artwork. She was an accomplished crafter and painter. She did various forms of art for many people, including the artwork in the window displays for Joanne Ragan at her historical museum in downtown Kahoka.

In earlier years she had cared for many children in Kahoka. Her real passion was caring for animals of all kinds, particularly cats. She leaves behind four "kiddies", Wickey, Hollie, Katrina and Bunny, all of the home.

Additional survivors include an uncle, Kenneth and Betty McWhortor of Fort Madison, IA; her cousins and their families: Dean Toops of Fort Madison, IA, Jeffery Toops of Pittsburgh, PA, Brad and Vicky Bryant, of Kansas City, MO, Patty Mullenix of Kahoka, MO; Kent and Robyn McWhortor, Kirk and Lisa McWhortor, Andy and Debbie McWhortor and Kay and Raymond Hoenig, all of Fort Madison, IA; as well as a half-sister and her family, Jeanette Urholm of Tulsa, OK.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

At her request, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial graveside services were held Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the Kahoka Cemetery with Father Paul M. Hartley officiating.

Memorials were suggested to P.A.W.S. of Fort Madison.

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