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Wilma C. Myers

July 23, 1924 ~ December 23, 2018 (age 94)


Wilma C. Myers, 94, of Friedheim passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at her home.

She was born July 23, 1924 in Apple Creek, Missouri, daughter of Edward and Josephine Schott Balsmann.  She and Henry F. Myers were married October 29, 1946.  He passed away August 24, 2003.

Wilma was a homemaker. She loved quilting, crocheting; sewing, cooking, and baking. She also enjoyed being outdoors working in her garden and flowerbeds. She was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle, Missouri and the St. Ann’s Sodality and choir at church.

Loving survivors include three daughters Vickie (Dan) Kutz of Cape Girardeau, Sister Betty Myers SSND of St. Peters, Missouri and Michelle (Kevin) Roth of Jackson; two sons Hank (Jane) Myers of Perryville and Greg (Shella) Myers of Eminence, Missouri; nine grandchildren, one step-grandchild, eight great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild; two brothers Edward (Doris) Balsmann of Old Appleton, Elmer (Joyce) Balsmann of Perryville, Missouri; a sister Flora Robert; and a sister-in-law Rosalee Balsmann both of Cape Girardeau.

Also surviving is a special friend and caretaker Denise Egbuka.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, an infant daughter Kristi; her parents, two brothers; Herbert and William Balsmann.

Visitation will be Friday, December 28, 2018 from 4 – 8 PM at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. 

Mass service will be Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle, Missouri with the Father Jim French officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to St. Maurus Building Fund, School Sisters of Notre Dame or charity of choice.

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December 28, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
December 29, 2018

10:00 AM
St. Maurus Catholic Church
10198 Hwy B
Biehle, MO 63775

Interment following funeral service

St. Maurus Catholic Cemetery
10198 Hwy B
Biehle, MO 63775


St. Maurus Building Fund- Biehle, MO
10198 Hwy B, Biehle MO 63775
Tel: 1-573-547-5246

School Sisters of Notre Dame
13105 Watertown Plank Road WI 53122
Tel: 1-314-561-4100

Church or Charity of Choice

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