Anita F. Helmreich 91 of Boonville passed away Monday June 18, 2012 at Cooper County Memorial Hospital.
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Visitation for Anita will be Friday evening June, 22 from 6 to 8pm at Davis Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be 10am on Saturday, June 23 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Billingsville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Anita F. Helmreich was born April 4, 1921 in Boonville, MO. the daughter of Ernest F. Spaete and Ameila M. Modrow Spaete. She graduated from Boonville High School in 1939. She married Edward A. Helmreich on May 28, 1945 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Billingsville. Anita worked for Kemper State Bank for 8 years, McGraw Edison for 8 years until Anita and Ed purchased the family grain business. Anita was very involved in the daily operation of Ed Helmreich Fertilizer and Farm Supply until retirement her in 2009. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Billingsville and was active in the Womens Guild. She was also a member of the Business and Professional Womans Club in Boonville. Most of all she loved traveling with her children and grandchildren. Her family was the most important thing to her.
Anita was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ed in 2007, son, Glenn E. Helmreich, and daughter, Nancy K. Wilkerson. She is survived by her son, Warren E. "Mooney" Helmreich and wife Jill of Boonville. Her grandchildren: Dee Ann Riley of Chicago, IL, Shawn Riley of Columbia, MO, Melissa Hundley of Boonville, Amy LeCave of Kansas City, MO, Dawn Delgado of Virginia, Jason Helmreich of Boonville, and Jenna Helmreich of Chicago, IL. Also surviving are her great-grandchildren: Rachel and Cooper Riley of Columbia, MO, Garrett, Kamrynn and Derrick Hundley of Boonville, and Luke Delgado of Virginia.
Memorials are suggested to St. John's United Church of Christ. Friends may register online at: www.davisfuneralchapelboonville.com
Published in Boonville Daily News from June 20 to June 28, 2012