Josephine (Schulte) Schwaller

December 21, 1928 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 91)


Josephine (Schulte) Schwaller, 91, of Mary’s Home, Missouri passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born December 21, 1928 in Mary’s Home, Missouri the daughter of the late Lambert and Elizabeth (Doerhoff) Schulte.  On October 4, 1952 in Mary’s Home, Missouri she was united in marriage to Bernard James Schwaller, Sr. who preceded her in death on November 6, 2007.




Daughters, Cathy & John Hanson of Plattsburg, MO; Rosie & Kevin Beck of Mary’s Home, MO


Sons, Bernard Schwaller, Jr. & Becky of Mary’s Home, MO; Sam & Carolyn Schwaller of Mary’s Home, MO; Mike Schwaller of Mary’s Home, MO; David Schwaller of Mary’s Home, MO; Gerald & Judy Schwaller of Eldon, MO


Twenty Grandchildren & Fifteen Great Grandchildren


Sisters in law, Betty Schulte & Anna Schulte


A son, Patrick Schwaller, a daughter, Paula Schwaller, one grandson, Jacob Schwaller, two daughters in law, Terri Schwaller & Julie Bax, and fifteen siblings, Alma Rehagen, Roman Schulte, Emil Schulte, Aemilda Dunn, Lorraine Bosch, Agnes Arens, Fredonia Arens, Eleanor Hitz, Norbert Schulte, Andrew Schulte, Robert Schulte, Dolores Schulte, Bernard Schulte, L.W. Schulte and Justin Schulte preceded her in death.


Josephine was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church of Mary’s Home, MO and the Ladies Altar Sodality. She was 4H leader and Cub Scout leader.  She was avid in the community and the quilting club.  She loved to cook and often subbed as a cook and teacher for Our Lady of the Snows Catholic School.  She enjoyed writing the Mary’s Home news for the Eldon Advertiser.  Josephine loved children and over the years sponsored many charity funds for children all over the world.


Visitation will be Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church with a Prayer Service at 4:00 PM.  Funeral Mass will be Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church with Rev. James Finder officiating.  Burial will follow at Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery.


Memorials in her name are suggested to Our Lady of the Snows Catholic School.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.             

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February 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church

Mary's Home, MO

Funeral Mass
February 24, 2020

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church

Mary's Home, MO

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