Lois F. StaehleSeptember 11th, 2019
Lois F. Staehle, 88, of California, Mo., passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the River City Nursing Home. Lois was born on October 12, 1930 in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Corbett and Marie (Sturm) Goff, both of whom preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on December 3, 1950 in Piggott, Ark. to Henry Staehle, who also preceded her in death on February 5, 2002. Lois worked for Walsworth Publishing in Brookfield and Marceline, Mo. where she retired after many years. She was of the Catholic faith. Lois enjoyed caring for and loved being with her family. Survivors include: one son, Michael Staehle of Nowatta, Okla.; two daughters, Anita Battle (Tom) of Jefferson City, Mo. and Lori Melte (Alan McCracken) of Brookfield, Mo.; three sisters, Pat Stanley, Marilyn Yard and Joanne Ponder, all of California, Mo.; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph "Joey" and Alan Staehle; two great-grandchildren, Savannah Smith and Nathaniel Davis; three brothers, Ralph, William and Alfred Goff; and two sisters, Josephine Hirschvogel and Mickey Miller. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo. Burial was at the St. Martin's Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association, c/o the funeral home. Arrangements were under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.