Elizabeth J. Schanzmeyer

1920 - 2013

Elizabeth "Betty" J. Schanzmeyer, 93, of Westphalia, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Westphalia Hills. She was born on February 6, 1920, in Freeburg, the daughter of the late John and Christine (Wiegers) Schanzmeyer. Betty spent most of her life on her family farm, later moving to Westphalia. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia. She loved animals, especially her cats, enjoyed estate sales, auctions and sending gift packages to Denver for her family. Survivors include: a sister-in-law, Barbara "Babs" Schanzmeyer, Denver, Colo.; a niece, Dolores (Wade) Tucker, Denver, Colo.; two great-nieces, Stephanie (Joe) Hebenstreit and Melinda (Sean) Stevens; one great-nephew, Travis Tucker; and one great-great-nephew, Jude Stevens. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Theodore and Leo Schanzmeyer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia with the Rev. Mark S. Smith officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m., Thursday at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 116, Westphalia, MO 65085. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.

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