NEDRA MAE ESLINGER
Nedra “Mae” Eslinger, 68, of LaBelle, MO passed away Monday July 6, 2020 at the LaBelle Manor Care Center in LaBelle, MO.
Mae was born April 28, 1952, in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Junior F. and Leela L. Rankin Webster. Mae was married to Rickey Martin. To this union Melissa and Jeff were born. They later divorced. She then married Henry Eslinger and to this union Cristie and Andy were born. They later divorced.
Mae graduated in 1970 from Wyaconda High School.
In her younger days, Mae worked for Dr. Simler in Gorin, MO as his assistant and then as a cook for Wyaconda C-1 schools and then Scotland County Care Center.
The majority of her life was spent working on the family farm where she could be found doing anything and everything from mowing hay to chasing cows.
Her heart and devotion, however belonged to her family.
The joy she found in her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren was immeasurable. She worked hard, she loved deeply, and she cared for everyone.
She is survived by two daughters, Melissa Burgess and Cristie (Matthew) Johnson all of Edina, MO, two sons, Jeffrey Martin of Wyaconda, MO and Donald “Andy” (Jodi) Eslinger of Kahoka, MO, nineteen grandchildren, Tiffany Miller, Joey (Danii) Burgess, Yvonne (Shain) McKinney, Stephen Burgess, Deianeira (Brody) Moubry, Luke Burgess, Shelby Roberts, Alexandrea Kelsey, Ian Kelsey, Madison Johnson, Dylan Johnson, Nicole (Cody) Baker, Khyrstyne (Jacob) Martin, Ryan Martin, Koban Eslinger, Kensi Eslinger, Memphis “Carter” Eslinger, Bentley Eslinger, and Charli Eslinger, eleven great grandchildren, Jayden Burgess, Kayden Miller, Taygen Miller, Deklan Harward, Bailey Burgess, Kale McKinney, Easton McKinney, Lillianna Roberts, Ava Baker, Gavin Baker, and Layla Baker. She is also survived by two brothers, Danny (Sharon) Webster of Wyaconda, MO and Roger (Tammy) Webster of Kahoka, MO, two sisters, Julia (Jerry) Redding of Kahoka, MO and Linda (John) Redding of Wyaconda, MO, along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Robert Wayne Webster and Master Chief James Webster and two great grandchildren, Jaxson and Reid McKinney.
A funeral service was held 4 p.m. Friday July 10 at Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with Pastor Mike Myers officiating. Burial was in the New Woodville Cemetery, rural Wyaconda. Pallbearers were Travis Webster, Cody Webster, Brent Kaylor, Cody Morgenstern, Troy Gordy, Joey Burgess, Koban Eslinger, Luke Burgess and John Henry Barnes.
Visitation was held from 2 – 4 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home with the family meeting with friends at that time.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com
Memorials may be made to the New Woodville Cemetery.