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Lorine M. “Cookie” Liefer | Obituary

By on May 29, 2013 at 1:55 pm

Lorine M. “Cookie” Liefer (nee Wolter), 84, of Waterloo, died May 18, 2013, in Des Peres, Mo.

She was born Dec. 28, 1928, in Evansville, daughter of the late Louis Wolter and Selma Staff.

She was married to Erwin W. “Erv” Liefer; he survives her.

Mrs. Liefer was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo.

Survivors include her husband; children Betty Lou (William) Schimpf, and Candace “Candy” (Randy) Bise; grandchildren Ryan (Kristi) Schilling, Chrystal (Chris) Luck, Nathan (Jennifer) Bise, and Tiffany Bise; four great-grandchildren; and sisters Fern (Gilbert) Goedelmann and Darlene Bicklein; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law Vernon Bicklein.

Visitation was May 21, at Quernheim Funeral Home, Waterloo; and May 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo.

Funeral services were May 22, at the church, Pastor Tony Troup and Pastor Matt Clark officiating.

Interment followed at Waterloo Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo.


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