Eula Pape

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

ZALMA, Mo. -- Eula Mae Pape, 93, of Zalma died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at her home.

She was born Sept. 21, 1911, at Grassy, Mo., daughter of Charles and Trella Kerr Thomas. She and August Conrad Pape were married Dec. 7, 1927, at Zalma. He died Feb. 14, 1993.

Mrs. Pape was a member of Liberty Methodist Church, and attended Zalma Missionary Church.

Survivors include three sons, Connie Pape of Belleville, Ill., Thomas Pape of Zalma, H. Michael Pape of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; three daughters, Jennie Laster of St. Louis, Mary Lynn Baker and Sharon Sturgeon of Zalma; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Trella Ward; a great-grandchild, two brothers, three half brothers and four half sisters.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo., from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Eric Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Berrong Cemetery near Zalma.