In Memory of Lee Anna Kerber 1930-2018 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo

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5a682effb02af.image  201x300 - In Memory of Lee Anna Kerber 1930-2018  | Obituary | St. Joseph MoLee Anna TeeDee Kerber, 87, St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care.

She was born August 2, 1930, to Clifford and Leo (Sill) Kerns, in Hemple, Missouri.

Lee married Eugene A. Kerber on December 17, 1950, at Wyatt Park Baptist Church.

 She was a long time member of Wyatt Park Baptist Church of St. Joseph and of First Baptist Church while she lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Lee enjoyed walking, playing cards and loved people. She never met a stranger and was passionate about helping others.

Her career spanned many years, beginning in South Dakota and later as the personnel director of Joskes Department Store in Houston, Texas, and eventually retiring from Dillards in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Lee was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Lou Grier; brother-in-law, George Grier; niece, Connie Awbrey; and nephew, Johnny Grier.

Survivors include: her husband of 67 years, E.A.; sons, Robert Eugene Kerber, Richard Lee Kerber, Paul Hinkle (Alicia); grandson, Rowdy Ray Kerber; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

 Farewell Services: 1 p.m. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Inurnment: Ashland Cemetery, at a later date.

The family will gather with friends 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Flowers are appreciated, and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Noyes Home for Children.

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