Kate Shepherd, 77, St. Joseph, MO

Published 03/14 2014 08:44AM

Updated 03/14 2014 08:48AM

Kate Shepherd, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri died Monday, March 10, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

She was born June 9, 1936 to Jonas and Elsie (Smith) Kretzer in Oregon, Missouri.

She married Glenn Shepherd on September 10, 1954. He survives of the home.

Kate was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Margaret Heckman, Shirley Bocklet, Helen Karr, Myrtle Todd, Martha Kretzer, Buddy Kretzer and Joe Kretzer.

Additional Survivors: son, Roger Shepherd (Donna); daughter, Teresa Burger (Jeff); grandchildren, Andrew Limle (Tiffany), Austin Limle (Ashley), Abbie Wallingford (Devin) and Justin Calhoun; great-grandson, Rook E. Limle; siblings, Nellie R. Howard, Mary E. Veraguth and Billy F. Kretzer. To all my friends – “Goodbye.”

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Lung Association.

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