Marcella Maude Beneke

    Marcella Maude Beneke of Owensville, Missouri was born September 23, 1944 in Kansas City, Missouri to Phillip and Deloris (Cason) Echols and passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the age of 77 years.

    She married Owen Beneke on January 5, 1962 in Caledonia, Minnesota.
    Marcella enjoyed reading, especially her Bible.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Deloris; husband, Owen Beneke; siblings, Phillip, Leslie, Michael and Jerry Echols and Dee Fox; and grandsons, Joshua and Joseph Celli.
    She is survived by her children, Amanda Rosa and husband Kenny of Gerald, Missouri and Tammy Trotter and husband Franklin of Owensville, Missouri; brother, Ray Echols and wife Riva of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Angelicia Campbell, Tasha Kimsey and husband Erick, Matthew Toole, Nickolas and Alexzander Trotter; five great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
    Her body was cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.