Effie Elizabeth Howery


Effie Howery

Effie Howery

Effie Elizabeth Howery, 88, of Spring Hill, began her journey Home May 18, 2015 at Blackhawk Assisted Living.

Graveside service will be 11:30 am Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe, KS. Visitation will be 10:00 – 11:00 am before the graveside at Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, KS 913-592-2244. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice.

Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com

Effie was born Feb. 8, 1927 in Brookfield, MO to Herman E. and Martha M. (Wilkins) Schaal. She grew up in Missouri. Effie married Ernest E. Howery in Olathe, KS on April 28, 1946. After marriage they lived in Olathe, then Osawatomie and finally to Spring Hill in 1988. Effie worked at Hyer Boot Company in Olathe and then in the shipping department for Puritan Bennett of Lenexa for 20 years, retiring in 1981. She enjoyed reading, loved country music, working in her yard, and her special cat and dog companions.

Effie was preceded in death by her husband Ernest; son, Joseph E. Howery; parents; sister, Evelyn McMechan and five brothers, Henry, Raymond, Donald, Marion and Charles Schaal. She is survived by her daughter, Carol and Darrell Moser of Paola, KS; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren and her close niece, Beverly Hammonds.

One Response

  1. Effie was always a delight to see. She was full of life! Peace in eternity, Effie.

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