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Velma Mae Schaefferkoetter

October 29, 1942 — October 1, 2016

Velma Mae Schaefferkoetter

Velma Mae Schaefferkoetter, age 73, of Bland passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Gasconade Manor Nursing Facility in Owensville.

Velma was born October 29, 1942, a daughter to the late Cecil James and Jewel (Cahill) Crider.

On December 29, 1961, she was united in marriage to Clarence Schaefferkoetter. He preceded her in death on April 22, 2006.

She was a longtime member of the Beulah Baptist Church. Velma was very active in her church, teaching Sunday school and helping out whenever she could.

Velma enjoyed raising her chickens, cooking, baking, gardening and canning her own vegetables, crocheting, and was an excellent seamstress. She made several dresses for people throughout the years. Velma's best times were spent with her family and especially her grandchildren. Her smile brightened many people's lives and she will be missed greatly by those that knew her.

Velma is survived by: three children, Danny Schaefferkoetter and his wife Leah of Bowling Green, Debra Brown and her husband Steve of Belle, and Sandra Cox and her husband Perry of Belle; grandchildren, Amy Forsythe and her husband Nick of Belle, Andrew Brown of Belle, Aryn Brown of Belle, Justin Schaefferkoetter of Bowling Green, Holly Schaefferkoetter of Bowling Green, Lydia Cox of Belle, and Rashel Cox of Belle; great-grandson, Easton Forsythe; brother, David Crider of Belle; and a sister, Kathy Glandon of Belle as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Velma is preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle. Interment will follow at Countryside Memorial Gardens near Owensville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Beulah Baptist Church Fund.


SERVICES
Visitation

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sassmann Chapel
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013

Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Countryside Memorial Gardens
Highway 28
Bland, Missouri 65013

Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
11:00 AM

Sassmann Chapel
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013

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