Lutrudis Schemel

Sunday, December 18, 2011

BIEHLE, Mo. -- Lutrudis C. Schemel, 92, of Biehle died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Jan. 17, 1919, in Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of August and Cordula (Welker) Wibbenmeyer. She and John S. Schemel were married June 28, 1952. He preceded her in death July 16, 1991.

Mrs. Schemel was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Maurus Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality in Biehle.

Survivors include three sons and three daughters, Michael (Cathy) Schemel of Jackson, Carl (Janet) Schemel and Dale (Debbie) Schemel, both of Perryville, Mo., Kathy Cowan of Biehle, Gera (Donnie) LeGrand of Benton, Mo., Denise (Richard) Pudlo of Fenton, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two granddaughters, Stacey Schemel and Jenna Pudlo; three sisters; five brothers; and one son-in-law, Kevin Cowan.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, with a Catholic wake at 7 p.m., and from 6 to 9:20 a.m. Tuesday with a rosary said at 8:15 a.m. at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Maurus Catholic Church in Biehle, with the Rev. Tony Dattilo officiating. Burial will be in church cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to St. Maurus Catholic Church.