|Birth: ||May 2, 1918, USA|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 2011, USA|
Mrs. Appleton passed away at 5:20 p.m. December 19, 2011 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. She was born May 8, 1918 in Libourne, the daughter of Alvah N. and Clara Margaret Mentel Schlemmer. She was married to Dr. Wayne Leroy Appleton on August 1, 1943 in Jacksonville, Ill. and he preceded her in death June 1, 1995.
Survivors include on sister-in-law, Eris Dell Schlemmer of Laddonia and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Howard, Steve, Raymond and C.C. Schlemmer; and two sisters, Helen Randolph and Della Morey.
She worked as a telephone operator in Jacksonville, Ill. When she married she assisted as her husband's secretary in his veterinary business in Ashland, Ill. from 1943 to 1963. Then they moved to Murrayville, Ill. and opened a large hog operation which she oversaw. In August of 1979 they moved to Missouri and she assisted her husband in their farming operation until they retired in May 1995. She enjoyed watching TV, reading, working with flowers, and spending time with family and friends.
Services were entrusted to Bienhoff Funeral Home of Laddonia, Illinois.
Wayne Leroy Appleton (1919 - 1995)*
Plot: Section 8
Created by: JLM
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82271122
Added: Dec. 22, 2011