Walter T. Schieferdecker
Walter T. Schieferdecker, age 96, of Quincy, died on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Adams Pointe in Quincy. He was born on October 11, 1922 in Nelsonville, MO the son of Oren and Della (Snodgrass) Schieferdecker. He married Helen Gross on March 10, 1945 in the Presbyterian Church in Benbow, Missouri. She preceded him in death.
Walter worked at Gardner Denver for several years until his retirement. Prior to that, Walter had worked for Artra Aluminum in St. Charles, MO and was very proud of the fact that he had helped make parts for the first space shuttle.
Walter was of the Christian Faith. He liked woodworking, making clocks and enjoyed farming for many years.
He is survived by:
ONE DAUGHTER: Darlene Wietholder and her husband William of Mendon, IL
ONE SON-IN-LAW: Everett Mayfield of Quincy
GRANDCHILDREN: Amy Hitchcock and her husband Larry; Beth House and her husband Henry; Christina Wise, Terry Wise, Ginger Wietholder, John W. Wietholder.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Josh Mayfield; Levi Hitchcock; Tori Tarantino, Wesley Whittaker, Cruz Wise, Christian Wise.
Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.
In addition to his wife, Walter was also preceded in death by a daughter Carolyn Mayfield, 2 sisters: Juliet Lehenbauer and Jewell Wright and a brother David Schieferdecker in infancy.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM in Memorial Cemetery in LaGrange, MO. There is no visitation but friends are invited to the graveside services. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Joni Cook-Carl Cook
- I am sadden to hear about the passing of your dad Darlene. You and your family have our deepest sympathy and condolences.
Scott & Stacey Norton
- Terry, Darlene and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dale and Janet Stockton
- We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed Walter whenever we were around him. He will be missed.