Esther Mathilda Schiermeier, age 102, was born November 8, 1916 to August and Helene Laumeier Becker in the Femme Osage area.
She attended Vine Hill Grade School and graduated from Augusta High School. She was united in marriage to Ervin George Schiermeier on May 17, 1941. They celebrated 53 years of marriage. Esther passed away at Grandview Healthcare in Washington, Missouri, October 9, 2019. Esther was a member of Femme Osage U.C.C. Church. She was also a member of the church’s Women’s Fellowship, church choir and she taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She was confirmed November 1, 1931. Her confirmation verse was Psalm 100, verse 1 and 2. She was a 4-H project leader, a member of Boone Duden Historical Society and the New Melle-Melle German Friendship Society. She enjoyed making quilts and genealogy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ervin in 1994, daughter, Karen Schiermeier in infancy, son, Duane Schiermeier, sisters, Mildred Schnarre, Eunice Webbink, brothers, Homer Becker, Harvey Becker. She is survived by one daughter, Candace Glosemeyer and husband Andrew of Marthasville, daughter-in-law, Shirley Schiermeier of St. Charles, 6 grandchildren, Stacy Schiermeier, Kelly Caplin, Todd Schiermeier, Shannon Brueggemann, Dawn Miller, Carla Glosemeyer, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great granddaughters and other relatives and friends.
Visitation: Sunday, October 13, 2019, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, Missouri. Service: Monday, October 14, 2019, 11:00 am at Femme Osage U.C.C., 4360 Cappeln Osage Road, Augusta, Missouri, followed by interment in the church cemetery.
Donations may be made payable to Femme Osage U.C.C. in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Missouri 63385