|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1959|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2009|
27 December, 2009 -- Sedalia Democrat Obituary
Steven M. Root, 50, of Blackwater, Mo, died Friday, December 25, 2009 at his home.
Mr. Root was born June 29, 1959, to George William and Marjorie Ludwig Root in Marshall, MO. He was married to Marsha Branson on October 6, 1979, who survives at the home.
He was a member of the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Boonville. He graduated from Boonville High School in 1977, and owned and operated an automotive maintenance and collision repair shop. He was past president of the Missouri Pony of America Club. He was the announcer for many of the regional horse shows. He was an active member of the Blackwater Fire Department and the 911 responders. He served for several years on the Blackwater City Council.
He is survived by his wife - one son; Nick Root and wife Mandy of Sedalia; three brothers - George Root and wife Judy of Shawnee, KS; Kenny Root and wife Diana of Pilot Grove; Roger Root and wife Pam of Boonville; two sisters - Kathleen Meisenheimer and husband Ed of Pilot Grove; and Barbara Drechsel of Boonville. He was preceded in death by one sister - Patricia Jenry and his parents.
Funeral services for Mr. Root will be 10:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilot Grove. Burial will be in the Peninsula Cemetery near Blackwater.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday evening at the church with a prayer service at 7:00 pm.
Memorials to the Blackwater Fire Department.
Services are under the direction of the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.
George William Root (1924 - 1969)
Marjorie Elizabeth Ludwig Root (1924 - 2007)
Patricia Jo Root Jenry (1948 - 1993)*
Steven Mark Root (1959 - 2009)
Created by: Carl Jarrett
Record added: Oct 17, 2010
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