Barbara Amelunke

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Barbara A. Smith Amelunke, 73, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 18, 2009, at her sister's home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Woodrow Wilson and Frieda Ida Hente Smith. She and Glenn Amelunke were married June 2, 1957, in Cape Girardeau. He died March 21, 2000.

She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church and sang in the choir. She had worked at Food Giant.

She is survived by a sister, Patricia Wachter and husband H.A.; two nephews; two nieces; four great-nieces; a great-nephew; three great-great-nephews; and a great-great-niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Nathan Burgell officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Trinity Lutheran School.