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Anna (Beussink) Spooler

November 5, 1931 ~ November 17, 2018 (age 87)
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Anna Spooler, 87, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.  She resided at Monticello House in Jackson the past few years.

She was born November 5, 1931, in Leopold, Missouri, to Herman and Mary Holzum Beussink, Sr.  She and Lester B. Spooler were married March 27, 1951, in Leopold.  They had been married 58 years when Lester passed away April 23, 2009.

Anna was a dedicated wife and mother.  She was employed several years at the former Save-a-Lot in Jackson and then worked many years as a cook at Jackson R-2 Schools and the Jackson Senior Center.  She was a longtime, active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, St. Ann Sodality, and the quilting group.

Loving survivors include five children, Kenny (Michelle) Spooler, Kevin Spooler, Darryl Spooler, Sherri Pourney and Susie (Michael) Smith, all of Jackson; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Herman (Virgie) Beussink, Jr., Betty Jane (the late Herman) Arnzen, and Berniece (the late Jerome) Ziegler, all of Jackson; two sisters-in-law, Carol Ann (the late Leonard “Slim”) Beussink, and Clarice (the late Bernard) Beussink; many nieces, nephews, and friends at the Monticello House.

She was preceded in death by her husband; five siblings, Albert J. (Hilda) Beussink, Robert (Irma) Beussink, Sr., Gilbert (Beulah) Beussink, Leonard “Slim” Beussink, and Bernard Beussink, an infant sister, Theresa Beussink. 

Visitation is from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday, November 19, 2018, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, Missouri.  St. Ann Sodality will lead a Rosary at 7 p.m.

Father John Harth will celebrate Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson.  Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Immaculate Conception Church.

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Donations may be made to:

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
208 South Hope Street, Suite 102, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-3182

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