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Marcella Maude Beneke

Born: September 23, 1944 - Died: August 7, 2022

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Marcella Maude Beneke, 77, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 23, 1944, to Phillip and Deloris (Cason) Echols in Kansas City, Mo.

She was united in marriage to Owen Beneke Jan. 5, 1962, in Caledonia, Minn.

Marcella enjoyed reading, especially her Bible and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Deloris; husband, Owen; siblings, Phillip, Leslie, Michael and Jerry Echols and Dee Fox; and grandsons, Joshua and Joseph Celli.

She is survived by her children, Amanda Rosa and husband Kenny of Gerald and Tammy Trotter and husband Franklin of Owensville; brother, Ray Echols and wife Riva of Cuba; grandchildren, Angelicia Campbell, Tasha Kimsey and husband Erick, Matthew Toole, Nickolas and Alexzander Trotter; and five great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild.

Her body was cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.