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Mrs. Stella M. Schorr, age 91, of Canton, Mo, died Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at the Lewis County Nursing Home near Canton.

She was born March 20, 1917 in Onamia, Minnesota, a daughter of Henry and Madaline Gresser Cremers. She married James Schorr September 21, 1939, he died November 21, 1991.

Stella was a homemaker, a great seamstress, a wonderful cook, immaculate homemaker, and in her younger days was a nurse’s aide. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Canton, Mo.

Survivors include three sons Jack (Rose Marie) Schorr of Independence, Mo, Douglas (Dorothy) Schorr of Donaldson, Ia, and Daniel (Debra) Schorr of Smithville, Mo; one stepson Dean (Ellen) Schorr of Millstadt, Mo; one daughter Juanita (Wayne) St. Clair of Canton; five grandsons David Schorr, Steve St. Clair, Shawn Schorr, Chad Schorr, and Michael Schorr; six granddaughters Kim Ferguson, Brenda Martin, Roxanne Carlin, Robin Logsdon, Kelly Pilgrim, and Brandi Olson; two step-granddaughters Cari Renick and Kelly Toal; 23 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son James Schorr in 1956, and two grandsons Adam Martin and Victor Schorr and one granddaughter Jessica Carlin.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church with Reverend Richard Frank officiating. Interment will be in Bluff Springs Cemetery near Canton, Mo. Visitation will be Friday October 10, 2008 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton, Mo. with family greeting friends after 6:00 p.m. Rosary service will be 7:30 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Canton.

Music was provided by Shelly McMonigal. Pallbearers were Roxanne Carlin, Kelly Pilgrim, Robin Logsdon, Kim Ferguson, Brandy Olson, Brady Logsdon, Brenda Martin. Honorary Pallbearers were Ashley Carlin, Brittany Logsdon, Danielle Schorr, Kaili Schorr, Kristil Schorr, Morgan St. Clair, Heather Schorr, Madison Schorr

The family suggests memorials be made to the Stella Schorr Memorial Fund.

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