Beatrice "Bea" Mildred Schweer
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel of Owensville
New Friendship Cemetery
Beatrice "Bea" Mildred Schweer of Owensville departed this life on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville. She had reached the age of 97 years, one month, and 20 days.
Beatrice was born in Sullivan, MO on December 1, 1919 a daughter of the late August and Josephine (Kleager) Ruwwe. She was united in marriage to George Dewey Schweer on August 23, 1939. She was a former member of New Friendship Baptist Church in Gerald and now a member of the First Baptist Church of Owensville. She taught in public schools for 37 years and was a member of the retired teacher's association, a member of Alpha Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, and a member of the Owensville Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Josephine and August Ruwwe; her husband, Dewey Schweer; one brother, Herbert Ruwwe; and one sister, Velma Law.
Her survivors include her daughter, Patsy Nelson and husband Robert "Bob" of Owensville; two grandchildren, Brian Nelson and wife Becky of Owensville and Bobbi Limberg and husband Jeff of Owensville; five great-grandchildren, Brett Nelson and special friend Charli Walton of Owensville, Bailey Nelson of Owensville, Brookelyn Limberg of Owensville, Tyler Limberg and fiance' Samantha Hafner of Owensville, and Tiffany Limberg Basham and husband Cody of Owensville; and two great-great-grandchildren, Paislee Basham and Chestyn Basham.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 10 am at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 24 from 4 to 8 pm at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home. Burial will be at New Friendship Baptist Cemetery in Gerald.