Frank Paul Shasserre Jr. of Cuba, Missouri was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Frank Peter and Helen Marie Meyer Shasserre on June 28, 1925 and passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the age of 94 years, 8 months and 22 days.
Frank married Georgetta Kamler in Cuba, Missouri on October 10, 1945.
During World War II Frank served his country in the United States Army. He was a charter member of the American Legion Post #522 and a charter member of the DAV Chapter #65. Frank continued his support of fellow veterans by being an active member of both organizations.
Frank moved to Cuba, Missouri at the age of five and went on to establish the Shasserre Turkey Farm with his father. He made a lifelong career working his family farm. Serving his community,
Frank was a 4-H community and project leader for more than 30 years with the Lone Star 4-H Club. Through 4-H he and his wife influenced the lives of many youth in our area.
Frank and Georgetta’s marriage was strong for over 67 years until her passing in 2013. Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, woodworking and being in the outdoors.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Georgetta; son, Tom Shasserre; parents, Frank Peter and Helen Shasserre; parents-in-law, Joseph and Ida Kamler; brother, Robert Shasserre; sister-in-law, Marie Klouzek and husband Willard; brothers-in-law, Curtis Kamler and wife, Reba, Melvin Kamler and wife Barbara, John Kamler and wife Lillian, and Doris Spurgeon; nephews, Greg Klouzek and Jerry Shasserre; and niece, Karen Sue Kamler.
He is survived by three children, Paul (Debbie) Shasserre of Cuba, Missouri, Sharon (Russell) Bell of Durham, North Carolina and Michelle (Matt) Hughes of St. Clair, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Marsha Shasserre of Chamois, Missouri, sister-in-law, Frances (Hugh) McNary of Union, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Helen Shasserre of Steelville, Missouri, Dee Kamler of Webb City, Missouri; Grace Kamler and Noma Kamler of Cuba, Missouri ; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.