Leona Mae Shoemaker
Time: 1-5 p.m.
Gotttenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Countryside Memorial Gardens
Leona Mae Shoemaker, 82, of Owensville, Mo., departed this life on Thursday, October, 31, 2019, at Frene Valley of Owensville.
She was born on Feb. 10, 1937, to William and Esther (Price) Rehmert in Owensville.
She was united in marriage to Robert Oran Shoemaker on March 7, 1964, in Owensville.
Leona was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star. She worked at Brown Shoe for 20 years, was a school bus driver for 31 years and also worked as a baby-sitter. She enjoyed cooking for the farm hands and reading. The students on her bus route called her "Aunt Leona."
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Esther; brothers, Billy, Larry and Danny Rehmert; sister, Clara Rehmert; daughter-in-law, Debra Shoemaker.
She is survived by her husband Robert Oran of the home; children, Lisa Hudson and husband Brett and Mark Shoemaker and Sandy Fuchs all of Owensville; brothers, Jim Rehmert and wife Shirley and Dale Rehmert and wife Carol all of Owensville, Richard Rehmert and wife Connie of Bland and Henry Rehmert of Belle; sisters, Marilyn Licklider and husband Charles of Cuba, Betty Koch and husband Dennis of Owensville and Debbie Klein and husband Doug of Bland; and grandchildren, Sonya, Angela and Brittany Hudson and Logan and Morgan Shoemaker.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1-5 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will be on Monday, Nov. 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel with Rev. Glen Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.
Leona suffered the pain; the survivors and the future will get the gain.