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Obituary: Rose E. Distler

Obituary: Rose E. Distler

October 31st, 2018 in Obituaries

DISTLER Rose E. Distler, 94, of California, Mo., passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the California Care Center in California, Mo. She was born on May 12, 1924 in Folk, Mo., the daughter of Joseph Van Loo and Regina (Feltrop) Van Loo, both of whom preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on September 23, 1944 in Folk, Mo. to Clem W. Distler, who preceded her in death on April 20, 2013. She was a member of the Annunciation Catholic Church, Altar and Rosary Sodality, and the ladies quilters. Rose was a homemaker. She was very well known for her sewing, quilting, and embroidering. Rose was very devoted to her family and loved spending time with them. Rose and Clem had 13 children: Mary Jo (Larry) Stevenson of Sedalia, Bill Distler (deceased) and wife Irma Trumbo of Eldon, Linda (Gary) Bardwell of California, David (Lorna) Distler of Jefferson City, Theresa Lasniewski and husband Victor (deceased) of Sedalia, Arlene Distler (deceased), Margaret (Raymond) Bieri of California, Beverly Smith and husband Darwin (deceased) of Russellville, Joe (Sally) Distler of Jefferson City, Dale (Carolyn) Distler of Branson, Donna (Larry) Crawford of California, Pam (Roger) Schnieders of California, and Allen (Garta) Distler of Jefferson City; 39 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; brother: Leroy Van Loo of Jefferson City; and sister: Jo Ann Winkleman of Jefferson City. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Koerber. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, October 29, 2018 at Annunciation Catholic Church with Fr. Tony Rinaldo officiating. Burial was at Annunciation Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Annunciation Catholic Church or donor's choice, c/o the funeral home. Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.