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Dora Josephine "Jo" Schuenemeyer

January 7, 1926 November 28, 2018
Dora Josephine "Jo" Schuenemeyer
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Dora Josephine “Jo” Schuenemeyer, age 92, of Union passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Jo was born January 7, 1926 in Sullivan, MO. She is the daughter of the late Claud Crockett and his wife Daisy nee` Dill. Jo attended school in Sullivan and graduated from Sullivan High School in 1944.

She was united in marriage to Clifton Schuenemeyer July 13, 1946 in Carthage, MO. The couple made their home in Union, MO. Jo was employed as a teacher’s aide with Union School District until her retirement. Jo was an active mother and was a room mother and 4H leader for her kids. She also enjoyed sewing and knitting. She was a judge for several years at the Washington Town and Country Fair for knitting. Jo enjoyed cooking and baking. She was known for her German potato salad and dill pickles. Jo liked to play Bingo and cards and was competitive with her family and friends. Jo was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Union, the American Legion Post #297 and the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Schuenemeyer; one daughter, Sharon Birkman; one grandson, Kyle Duer; one son-in-law, Steven Hooper; one brother, Claude Crockett and one sister, Mary Payne.

She is survived by three daughters, Vicki Hooper of Union, MO, Bev Duer of Kansas City, MO and Nancy McKenzie and her Husband Bill of Columbia, MO; two sons, Claude Schuenemeyer and Charles Schuenemeyer and his wife Diana both of Union, MO; fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service was held Monday, December 3, 2018 at 10:00 am at Zion United Church of Christ in Union, MO with Rev. Devin Jones officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zion Church Housing and Property, Franklin County Honor Flight or Mercy Hospice.

The Schuenemeyer family was served by the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.


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Visitation

Sunday

2

Dec

1:00 PM 12/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/2/2018 4:00:00 PM
Oltmann Funeral Home - Union

103 North Church Street
Union, MO 63084

Oltmann Funeral Home - Union
103 North Church Street Union 63084 MO
United States

Service

Monday

3

Dec

10:00 AM 12/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 12/3/2018 10:45:00 AM
Zion United Church of Christ

115 South Washington Ave.
Union, MO 63084

Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Ave. Union 63084 MO
United States

Graveside

Monday

3

Dec

11:00 AM 12/3/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:15 AM 12/3/2018 11:15:00 AM
Zion Cemetery

Washington Ave.
Union, Missouri 63084

Zion Cemetery
Washington Ave. Union 63084 Missouri
United States
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