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Harold Landreth

Friday, July 11, 2003

SIKESTON - Harold E. "Bud" Landreth, 82, formerly of Kenosha, Wis., died July 9, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born May 24, 1921, in Clay County, Ill., son of the late Arthur and Bonnie Liggett Landreth, he worked for the American Brass Company for 36 years before retiring in 1986 and lived in Kenosha until moving to Sikeston in 1998.

Landreth served with the U.S. Army in World War II from 1942-45 in the Aleutian Islands and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, four Overseas Service Stars, an American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with one Bronze Battle Star and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was first married to Audrey Carey. On May 25, 1963, in Waukegan, Ill., he married Roberta Neau who preceded him in death on April 20, 1995.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Kenneth Nephew of Kenosha; four sons and one daughter-in-law, Emlin "Gene" Landreth of Kenosha, Timothy D. Landreth and Michael J. Landreth of Sikeston and James A. and Annie Landreth of Omro, Wis.; two brothers, Jim Landreth of Kenosha and Clyde Landreth of Arizona; two sisters, Betty Sapp and Laura Lee Cook of Illinois; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Also preceding him in death were one son, Maurice "Butch" Landreth; and one sister, Lorraine Hites.

Visitation is from noon Monday until services scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home in Kenosha.

Burial will follow in the Green Ridge Cemetery in Kenosha.

Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of local arrangements.