Edna Anna Struchtemeyer, 96, of Higginsville, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Meyer Care Center, Higginsville.

Funeral service will be Monday, April 29, 2019 at 11:00 am at Trinity United Church of Christ, Lexington. Visitation will also be on Monday at the church from 10:00 until 11:00 am. Burial will be in Lexington Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ or Stepping Stone, Independence.

Edna was born May 29, 1922 in Odessa to August and Emma Figenbaum Begemann. She graduated from Mayview High School and worked for the Higginsville Shoe Factory and Vincent’s Shoe Store. Edna was a member of the MFA Women’s Club and Trinity United Church of Christ.

On April 13, 1942 she married Elmer Struchtemeyer in Mayview. He preceded her in death. Survivors include her sons, Wayne Struchtemeyer and wife Pat of Olathe, Kansas, Curtis Struchtemeyer and wife Valerie of Ruther Glen, Virginia and Glen Struchtemeyer and wife Debra of Pike Road, Alabama; eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; and sister, Grace Werning of Higginsville. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; brothers, Bill, Marty and Edward; and sisters, Ruby, Irene, Emmeline, Lydia, and Clara Marie.