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Pittsburg Morning Sun, Saturday, April 3, 1999

Geneva P. Dighero

GIRARD -- Geneva P. Dighero, 71, of Girard, died at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at the Heritage Place Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness.

She was born April 12, 1927, at Fort Scott, to Archie and Mable McReynolds Simons.

She married Johnie Earl Dighero on Jan. 22, 1948, at Burlington, Colo. He preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1962.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Hager, of Columbus; a brother, Archie Simons, of Kansas City, Kan.; five sisters, Ollie and Naomi McClelland, both of Girard, Helen Mayberry and Beulah Vurmback, both of Walnut, and Lorrine Vesquez, of Brooking, Ore.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Simons.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today at the Bluff Cemetery, northwest of Lamar, Mo., with Tony McCord officiating. Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. today at the Lohmeyer-Konantz Funeral Home, 1301 Gulf St., Lamar, Mo. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lohmeyer-Konantz Funeral Home.