Marie L. Tuschhoff, 78, of Sedgewickville, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born September 6, 1937, in Sedgewickville, to Edgar “E. H.” and Reva E. Statler Bangert.  She and Harlan Tuschhoff were married June 16, 1985, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim.

Marie was raised in Sedgewickville.  She was a graduate of the former Patton High School and also attended the former business school in Cape Girardeau.  She worked at the former shoe factory in Perryville, and 35 years as a cashier in the Bursar’s Office at Southeast Missouri State University.

She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim.  She especially enjoyed crocheting and playing Pinochle.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Harlan of Sedgewickville;   two brothers-in-law, Don (the late Linda) Meloy of Farmington, Missouri, Harold (Kay) Tuschhoff of Jackson; a sister-in-law, Helenmarie (the late Elmer) Koenig of Jackson; four nephews, Brian (Melissa) Meloy and Matthew Meloy of Centerville, Missouri, Dan (Kathy) Tuschhoff and Tim (Bev) Tuschhoff of Jackson; two nieces, Cheryl (Mark) Renne of Foristell, Missouri and Donna Tuschhoff of Eureka, Missouri; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and two great-great nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Linda Meloy; and a brother-in-law, Hilbert (Aileen) Tuschhoff.

Visitation will be Monday, February 15, 2016, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson; and Tuesday, February 16, 2016, from 10 a.m. to service time, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim, Missouri.

The funeral will be Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at the church, with the Rev. Roger Steinbrueck officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Trinity Lutheran Cemetery Fund, Whitewater Presbyterian Church, or the donor’s choice of church of charity.

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