Memorials requested to Alzheimer's Assn. and St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Owensville.
Marcella Augusta Elsa Peth, 92, of Elsberry, Mo., formerly of Owensville, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Elsberry Health Care Center.
Marcella was born on June 10, 1924, in Darmstadt, Ill. to the late Emil and Margaret (Reitz) Steinheimer.
On May 6, 1945, in Darmstadt, Ill. she was united in marriage to Kenneth Peth. She was a member of United Church of Christ (Friedens) in St. Charles.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth and a great-granddaughter Emily Duff.
Her survivors include her children, Dennis Peth and wife, Brenda of Lake St. Louis, Pamela Duff and husband Marion of Eolia and Michael Peth and wife Theresa of St. Charles; brothers, Stanley Steinheimer of Lakewood, Colorado; sisters, Gloria Beisiegel and husband Mel of Freeburg, Ill. and Jeanette Funk and husband, Allie of Fayetteville, Ill.; grandchildren, Ryan Peth and fiance Leah Berry, Christopher Duff and wife Amy, Shana Wiley and husband, J.R., Jaime Hicks and husband, Jim Loveless, Daniel Peth and wife Lindsey, Adam Peth, Brian Peth and fiance Michelle Braun and Sarah Bohnert and husband Ethan; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 7 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville. Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Stephanie DeLong officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.