Erna N. Schattauer, 87, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Pocahontas, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, at The Lutheran Home.
She was born January 16, 1929, to Martin and Meta Bingenheimer Meyr. She and Lloyd Schattauer were married April 14, 1950. They had been married 58 years when he passed May 27, 2008.
Erna was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau and its Morning Prayer Group. She and her husband owned the former Lloyd’s Grocery in Pocahontas and also operated the Pocahontas Post Office. She also worked many years for Bud and Becky Huck at their veterinary clinic in Fruitland. Erna loved and adored her family.
Loving survivors include her daughter, Sandra (John) Mercille of Fenton, Missouri; a son, Keith Schattauer of Fruitland; two granddaughters, Christine (Jason) Brown of Eureka, Missouri and Cara (Chris) Guy of Maryville, Illinois; two great grandchildren, Cooper and Riley Brown; and a sister, Judy (Bud) Burford of Burfordville.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lloyd; two sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 9 a.m. to service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral service is Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev Tony Kobak officiating. Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hanover Lutheran Church, St John’s Lutheran Church in Pocahontas or The Lutheran Home.
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