Agnes M. Meyer, 97, of Washington, Missouri, formerly of Hermann and New Haven, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Agnes was born in Hermann, Missouri, on April 30, 1922, a daughter of the late Richard and Myrtle (Wild) Schaumberg.
She was united in marriage to Harold H. Meyer on August 31, 1940, in Stony Hill, Missouri. Harold preceded her in death on February 28, 1986.
Agnes was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, where she had served on the church council and in the Women's Fellowship. She was an honorary member of the New Haven Friends of the Library. She was honored with a University of Missouri School of Medicine Legacy Teacher Award. She also had served on the advisory board of the Bank of Washington traveling group.
Agnes and her husband co-owned and operated the Western Auto Store in New Haven for more than 25 years and enjoyed the friendship of the people of New Haven. Agnes treasured time with her family, traveled the globe, and savored the natural world, especially animals and flowers. She was outstanding at cooking, sewing, and gardening and sought excellence in all she did.
Agnes is survived by three daughters, Jo Ann Kuschel and husband, Bernell, of New Haven, Missouri; Gerry Urban and husband, Tim, of Washington, Missouri; and Jeanne Meyer and husband, Keith Chrostowski, of Kansas City, Missouri; by eight grandchildren, Janette Slocum and husband, Terry, Jane Fries and husband, Christopher, David Kuschel and special friend, Michelle, Craig Kuschel, Kristin Weidle and husband, Mark, Deneke Bakalar and husband, Kenneth, Brad Urban, and Michael Urban and wife, Karli, 17 great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, William Schaumberg, and a sister, Ethel Scheer.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 29th, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 30th, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, with Rev. David Poe officiating. Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Peter's United Church of Christ or Friends of the Library-New Haven Branch. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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