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Neighbors Growing Together | May 27, 2017

Marianne I. Schrepfer

Mar 01, 2017
Marianne Schrepfer — 1918-2017

Marianne I. Schrepfer, 98, of Keosauqua died at 3:06 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Keosauqua Health Care Center in Keosauqua.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua, with the Rev. Mark Caston and the Rev. Blake Schrepfer officiating. Burial will be in Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington.

Visitation opens at 3 p.m. Wednesday, with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Gifts to a memorial to be designated later by the family can be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 30 Van Marion Drive, Perry, AR 72125.

Mrs. Schrepfer was born April 4, 1918, in rural Bonaparte to Clinton and Mabel Morris Huff. She married Gilbert W. Schrepfer Dec. 26, 1941. at Palmyra, Missouri. He died Dec. 13, 2010.

They had lived in Farmington and Ollie, moved back to Bonaparte in 2002 and later to Keosauqua. She had resided at Keosauqua Health Care Center since October 2012.

Mrs. Schrepfer earned her bachelor’s degree at Iowa Wesleyan College and her master’s degree at Northeast Missouri State College. She taught at rural schools and at Harmony and Pekin schools.

She was a longtime member of Ollie Chapter 549 Order of Eastern Star and Bonaparte United Church. She had been active in Sigourney Red Cross, Ollie Betterment Club, Prairie View United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Bible study groups, Ollie Grandmothers Club and Bonaparte Chocolate Sisters Club.

She had volunteered with hospice and Red Cross. She and her husband played golf, ballroom danced and played cards. She spent many hours praying for family and friends.

Survivors include: sons, Stephen Schrepfer (Darlene) of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and Charles Schrepfer (Keeta) of Perry, Arkansas; six grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: her parents, one great-granddaughter; six sisters, Mary Williams, Eunice Williams, Edna Huff, Alice McAtee, Jean Rathmel and Pearl Standley; and three brothers, Ben, Clinton and Morris Huff.

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