Mary Margaret Schrage, age 78 of Edina, MO, died Friday, June 3, 2011, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO.
She was born October 3, 1932 at Edina, MO, the daughter of Albert Ross and Letetia Irene Hayes Pinson.
She was united in marriage to Eugene Buster Schrage and to this union three children were born; Kathy McMahon and husband Dennis of Edina, MO, Mike Schrage and wife Terry of Edina, MO, Darrell Schrage and Joyce Burns of Staten Island, NY. Also surviving are one sister, Joyce Cunningham and husband Fred of Philadelphia, MO, one brother Jim Pinson and wife Marsha of Novelty, MO, ten grandchildren, Sean Arndt and wife Denise, Scotty Arndt, Marcie Stansberry and husband Matthew, Katie McMahon, Daniel McMahon, Lance McMahon, Buster Ray Schrage and wife Rhonda, Becky Barnhill and husband Jason, Barry Schrage and Stephen Schrage, five great grandchildren, Lena and Jax Arndt, Georgia Mae Arndt, Keaton and Skylar Schrage, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Doris Peterson.
Mary lived most all of her life in Knox County, MO, where she graduated from Edina High School. She was employed at Burnham Glove Factory in Edina for several years. Mary has resided at the Knox County Nursing Home since 1983, and enjoyed all activities there. She was a member of the Hurdland Baptist Church. She enjoyed riding horses, the St. Louis Cardinals and spending time with her family and friends.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Reverend Robert Shobe officiated the services. Burial was in the Linville Cemetery at Edina, MO. Music was provided by Ira Moots, soloist and Carol Hayes, organist. Casket bearers were her grandsons, Sean Arndt, Scotty Arndt, Daniel McMahon, Lance McMahon, Buster Ray Schrage, Barry Schrage and Stephen Schrage. Honorary bearers were Becky Barnhill, Marcie Stansberry, Katie McMahon, Lena Arndt, Jax Arndt, Georgia Mae Arndt, Keaton Schrage, and Skylar Schrage.
Memorials in memory of Mary Margaret Schrage may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association (Local Chapter) or Knox County Nursing Home. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537. www.hudsonrimerfh.com