Leneta Oster

Sunday, October 2, 2005

ST. MARY, Mo. -- Leneta N. "Nete" Oster, 92, of St. Mary died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Mo.

She was born on Oct. 28, 1912, in Perry County, daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Eddleman Winkler.

She and Chalmer "Jack" Oster were married March 22, 1941. He died Nov. 3, 1982.

She worked at International Shoe Co. in the packing department. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Perryville since 1932.

Survivors include a son, Ken Oster of St. Mary; a daughter, Phyllis Oswald of St. Louis; a brother, William "Pete" Winkler of Perryville, Mo.; a sister, Ila Niswonger of Jackson; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four brothers, four sisters and a grandson.

Friends may call at Young & Sons Chapel in Perryville from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and on Monday from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dennis Cebulak officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery.