Edith Louise Jost


    Edith Louise Jost of Owensville, Missouri was born in Owensville, Missouri on September 17, 1938 to Alvin and Alice (Branson) Hoss passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the age of 82 years.


    She married Stanley Jost on September 17, 1955 at Leduc Methodist Church in Bland, Missouri.
    The couple resided on their farm for 66 years.
    Edith’s career reflects her value upon hard work. She worked as a switchboard operator, dealership clerk and newspaper proofreader before embarking a career in real estate. All while keeping her partnership in Jost Fertilizer and Farms. Edith also volunteered time towards civic and charitable causes that she saw merit in. She was one call away when somebody needed a hand.
    Edith enjoyed crocheting, gardening and camping.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Alice Hoss; daughter, Cindy Lynne Jost; and brother, Donald Hoss.
    Her survivors include her husband, Stanley Jost of the home; daughter, Sharon Hays and husband Rick of Beaufort, Missouri; son, Rob Jost of Cuba, Missouri; brother, Bill Hoss and wife Opal of O’Fallon, Missouri; a sister, Ramona Slovensky and husband Charles of Dacula, Georgia; two grandchildren, Brian Froelker of Kimberling City, Missouri and Jennifer Crosby and husband Brad of Owensville, Missouri; two great grandchildren, Garrett and Tucker Crosby; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville, Missouri.
    Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville, Missouri with Rev. Van Lahmeyer and Rev. Greg Weeks officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.