COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.


Walter Paul Wirth, age 96, of Golden City, MO passed away August 03, 2019, at Medicalodges of Nevada, MO.
Walter was born December 10, 1922 in Dade County, MO to Conrad Wirth and Frieda Clara (Haustein) Wirth. Walter graduated from Golden City High School. On September 1, 1951, Walter married Lillie Ethel Turner in Greenfield, MO.  He was drafted into the United States Army during WWII and served 1944 - 1946 and was stationed in the Philippines.  After being honorably discharged, he was a farmer and rancher.  He was a member of Golden City United Methodist Church and a past member of Lamar and Golden City VFW.

Survivors include a son, Jim Wirth and wife Suzanne, Lamar, MO; three daughters, Paulet Courtney and husband Dan, McLouth, KS, Lea Ann Duncan, Dyersburg, TN, Melissa Cooper and husband John, Golden City, MO; nine grandchildren, Brian, Michael  (Jeni), Jordan, Madison, Ryan (Kati), Brad (Florenda), and Kaitlyn  (David) Johnathan, Lane; and 13 great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include his twin brother, Wesley and wife Dorothy Wirth, Golden City, MO.

Preceding Walter in death were his wife, Lillie Wirth, his parents and one sister, Esther Miessner, and a nephew Gary Wirth.
Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 07, 2019, at Greenwood Kistler Cemetery, Golden City, MO, with Pastor Larry Garfield officiating.  Military Honors will be conducted.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday, at Daniel Funeral Home.  

Contributions are suggested and made payable to Greenwood Kistler Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#4 Golden City, MOJoanne Howard 2019-08-05 02:34
Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joanne and Claude
#3 Syracuse, NYJohn Wirth 2019-08-05 00:42
My sincerest sympathy for the entire Wirth family of Walter. It is so heartbreaking to lose a parent. I am sure that he is missed. May your love for him sustain you all. Prayers for the whole family. God bless.
#2 Lockwood, MOPaul & Shery Wynn 2019-08-05 00:34
So very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to the family and our prayers are with you through this difficult time. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you in the days to come.
#1 Lamar,Mo.Richard Ryan 2019-08-04 21:25
Sorry to learn of Walter`s passing. I`ve known him many years. A great guy.

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