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Margaret Hemmer

February 20, 2020


Margaret Hemmer, 100, of Moberly, passed away, Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Valley View Nursing and Rehab. She was born October 31, 1919 in Hannibal to Otto and Effie (Haskins) Schulten.

Margaret graduated from Hannibal High School. Later she married Roy Hemmer on September 27, 1940 in Hannibal. They moved to Moberly in 1957 due to his employment with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.

Margaret was a homemaker and for several years was employed at Moberly Public Schools as a teacher’s aide. She was a wonderful cook, gardener and devoted Cardinal Baseball fan; more importantly, she was a devout Christian, loving mother, and grandmother.

Margaret was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church; she served as a Sunday school teacher for many years.

Survivors include her children, Cathy Eads and John Hemmer and his wife Toni; three grandchildren, Eric and his wife Allison, Brad and his wife Jenny and Matthew, five great-grandchildren, Braden, Chase, Cianna, Knox and Marley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and a sister.

Memorials to the Zion Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Services honoring and celebrating Margaret's life were held in the Zion Lutheran Church. Committal prayer and burial followed at the Memorial Park Cemetery.


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