E. Louise Logsdon

E. Louise Logsdon

E. Louise
Logsdon

1911 –
2009

   
E. Louise Logsdon, 97, of Kahoka, MO, died Wednesday,
March 18, 2009 at the Clark County Nursing Home in
Kahoka, MO.

    
She was born on December 3,
1911 near
St.
Patrick,
MO, the daughter of Walter Theodore and
Winifred Thompson Bick.  On
December 3,
1930,
Elizabeth was united in marriage to Henry J.
“Jake” Logsdon at the St. Patrick Rectory in St. Patrick, MO and to this union eleven children
were born.  He preceded her in death on
February 14,
1988.

    
Louise was a lifelong resident of Clark County, MO and graduated from the
St. Patrick High
School with the Class of
1930.

     She was a
devout Catholic, having converted to that faith in 1935.  She was a member of the St. Patrick Chapter
of the Daughters of Isabella, and a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Parish
until she moved to Kahoka in 1987, at which time she became a member of the St.
Michael’s Parish.

     Louise
enjoyed attending the social functions at her church, the Clark County Mule
Festival and the horse races at the county fair.  She especially loved the annual trips she
took with her daughters.

     She is
survived by four sons, Henry Theodore Logsdon and his wife Inge of Palm Bay, FL,
Alfred S. “Bill” Logsdon and his wife Yoko of West Melbourne, FL, Franklin
Reginald Logsdon and his wife Frances of TN, and David L. Logsdon and his wife
Debra of Kahoka, MO, seven daughters, Frances Rebo and her husband Francis of
Flemington, MO, Jane Spilker of Cambridge, IL, Alice L. Jenkins of Flemington,
MO, Lucille “Ceil” Abbott of Osage Beach, MO, Karen Dyer and her husband Daniel
of Spirit Lake, ID, Mary Rhodes and her husband Charles of Canton, MO and Joy
Edmondson of Chatham, IL thirty-one grandchildren, fifty-eight
great-grandchildren and several
great-great-grandchildren.

     She was also
preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Inis Lucille Bick in 1936, one
granddaughter, Kimberly Sue Dyer, three son-in-laws, William O. Abbott, Lewis H.
Spilker, II and Robert L. Jenkins, one grandson-in-law, Brent D. Lipper and
three great-grandchildren.

    
Funeral services will be held at 2
p.m.,
Saturday at the Shrine of St. Patrick in St. Patrick, MO with Father Paul Hartley
officiating.  Burial will be in the St.
Patrick Cemetery.

    
Visitation will be held after 1 p.m., Friday at the Vigen Memorial Home
in Kahoka, MO with the family meeting with friends
from 6 – 8 p.m. 
A vigil service will be held at 6:00
p.m. Friday
at the funeral home.

    
Memorials may be made to the St. Patrick Cemetery.

     On-line
condolences may be sent to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.