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Dolores Ann "Dottie" Kriegshauser

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Dolores Ann "Dottie" Kriegshauser Obituary
EDINA, Mo. -- Dolores Ann "Dottie" Kriegshauser, 78, of Edina, passed away Wednesday (May 28, 2014) in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

Dottie was born Oct. 19, 1935, in Hurdland, a daughter of Bill and Cleta Henry Gonnerman.

She grew up in Hurdland, attended Hurdland Elementary, and graduated from the Hurdland High School in the class of 1953. Dottie continued her education at the Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, graduating in 1959 with a bachelor of science in education. She returned to Knox County and taught at the Rule Rural School, northeast of Edina.

On Feb. 26, 1957, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina, Dottie married Jerome Fredrick "Romie" Kriegshauser.

They owned and operated the Edina tobacco shop, Romies, and retired in 1978. After retiring, she continued to serve the community, volunteering for blood drives, delivering meals for the Nutrition Site, and helping others get to appointments around the area. She had many students whom she tutored in math and was always happy to allow neighborhood kids to use their pool.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina and had been a member of the Baring Country Club and Edina Country Club. She enjoyed gardening and playing golf with the ladies, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Dottie is survived by her husband, Romie Kriegshauser of Edina; three daughters, Debbie and her husband, Doug Perrigo, of Novelty, Libbie and her husband, John Eise, of Maryland Heights, and Carol and her husband, Tony Shahan, of Wilmington, Del.; two sisters, Anita and Gene Deckard of Excelsior Springs, and Kay and Dr. Ed Transano of Ava; three brothers, Curtis and Ann Gonnerman of Sandwich, Ill., Henry and Dee Gonnerman of La Plata, and Richard and Kathy Gonnerman of Hurdland; six grandchildren, Brad and Teresa Dixson of Thompson Station, Tenn., Dani and Centron Felder of Rock Hill, Amy Eise of Denver, Daniel Eise of Maryland Heights, and Jessica Shahan and Mackinsey Shahan, both of Wilmington; two great-grandchildren, Jace Felder and Stella Dixson; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Cleta Gonnerman, and a grandson, Brian Joseph Dixson.

SERVICES: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Edina. The Rev. Joseph Hoi will conduct, and music will be provided by Nancy Reardon, and Jim and Kyle Clark. Pallbearers will be Jeff Doss, Duane Fountain, Doug Kelly, David Bugh and Matt Kriegshauser.

VISITATION: 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, with family present 6-8 p.m., in the Doss Funeral Home in Edina. A Christian prayer service will be at 7 p.m.

MEMORIALS: St. Joseph Restoration, Knox County Nursing Home or to a . A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home, 208 N. Fourth St., Edina, MO 63537.

ARRANGEMENTS: Doss Funeral Home.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 1 to June 3, 2014
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