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Barton County
Missouri

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Barton County

Index to Locations

  • Lamar Heights Lake Cemetery
  • Lamar Heights St. Mary's Cemetery


    Lake Cemetery
    Lamar Heights, Barton County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Clay Day (1866-1960) — also known as H. Clay Day — of near Conway, Webster County, Mo. Born in Webster County, Mo., June 24, 1866. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Webster County, 1919-22, 1925-26. Died in Lamar, Barton County, Mo., November 7, 1960 (age 94 years, 136 days). Interment at Lake Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      Relatives: Son of John A. Day (1844-1930) and Mary Elizabeth (Callaway) Day (1849-1934); married, March 25, 1890, to Hallie Taylor (1869-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Willis A. Heydenberk (1889-1968) — of Lamar, Barton County, Mo. Born in Ashkum, Iroquois County, Ill., October 10, 1889. Democrat. Farmer; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Barton County, 1942; chair of Barton County Democratic Party, 1945. Died February 9, 1968 (age 78 years, 122 days). Interment at Lake Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Heydenberk (1860-1942) and Alice (Hatcher) Heydenberk (1863-1889); married, January 24, 1937, to Dorothy Ruth Deininger (1912-2013).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Lamar Heights, Barton County, Missouri
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Ihm (1899-1951) — also known as Joe Ihm — of Lamar, Barton County, Mo. Born in Sinsinawa, Grant County, Wis., September 3, 1899. Republican. Farmer; service station operator; Barton County Treasurer, 1949-50; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barton County, 1951; died in office 1951. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society. Died, in an automobile accident, at Humansville, Polk County, Mo., March 13, 1951 (age 51 years, 191 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Frank Ihm (1874-1941) and Mary Helena (Weber) Ihm (1876-1944); married, July 4, 1921, to Doris Browne (1902-1949); married, August 1, 1950, to Agnes Weller.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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