A funeral will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2022 for 96-year-old Betty L Donze of Sainte Genevieve, Mo. who passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022.
She was born August 23, 1926 in Weingarten, Mo., a daughter of Raymond J Jokerst and Rose (Miller) Jokerst, who both preceded her in death.
She married Anthony B. “Cap” Donze May 17, 1947 in Sainte Genevieve, Mo. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters: Karen Donze of Sainte Genevieve, Mo., and Diana (John ) Gegg of Sainte Genevieve, Mo.; a son: James Donze of Sainte Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter-in-law: Donna Donze; grandchildren: Eric (Suzanne) and Jeff Rose, Jarrod (Carrie), Josh (Janell), and Nic (Shannon Strothmann) Gegg, Kelsey (Joe) Roth, and Kory (Ally) Donze; great-grandchildren: Jordan, Nina, Bryce, Kaden, Nicole, Kody, Madison, Hope, Finley, Lincoln, Jayde, Beau, Nash, and one on the way; two nephews: Ron and Dale (Celia) Rodenmeyer; and a first cousin: Lavern Basler.
She was also preceded in death by a son: Duane M. Donze; a sister: Bernice (Ralph) Rodenmeyer; a granddaughter: Nichole R. Gegg; and a sister-in-Law: Armella Donze.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Church of Sainte Genevieve.
A funeral for 96-year-old Betty L Donze of Sainte Genevieve, Mo. will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at the Church of Sainte Genevieve. The Rev. Edward Nemeth will officiate.
Burial will be at Valle Springs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Sainte Genevieve Catholic Church or to Crown Hospice.
She was a member of the Church of Sainte Genevieve and the VFW Auxiliary.