Elvira A. Schamburg

Monday, April 6, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Elvira A. Schamburg, 90, of Perryville died Sunday, April 5, 2009, at her home.

She was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Highland, Mo., daughter of John F. and Mamie Lukefahr Renaud. She and Hubert A. Schamburg were married Dec. 1, 1943. He died May 12, 1998.

Schamburg was a retired seamstress for Ollie Moore's Dress Factory. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Survivors include five sons, John Schaumburg of Festus, Mo., Harvey Schaumburg, Ralph Schaumburg, Dale Schaumburg and David Schaumburg, all of Perryville; two daughters, Joyce Zahner and Doris Mattingly, both of Perryville; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

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

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday with a wake at 7:45 p.m. and from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday with a rosary at 8:30 a.m. at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.