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Marie Happel

August 18, 1934 August 29, 2018
Marie Happel
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Obituary for Marie Happel

Gladys Marie Happel, of Rolla, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the age of 84.
She was born in Seaton, MO on August 18, 1934 to the late Imal W. and Dorothy Mae (Heflin) Happel.
Marie earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Southwest MO State University in Springfield and master’s degree in education from the University-Missouri-Columbia where she began and maintained membership in Zeta Tau Alpha Honor Society. She spent her career in education in the St. James School District spanning forty-two years serving as a teacher, counselor and director of special services and was awarded and named in the “Who’s Who in Education” Society.
Marie was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and longtime, faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Rolla where she had served as a Sunday School Teacher for twenty-plus years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Leo Grogan.
She will be greatly missed by her surviving family which includes her only sister, Jewell Grogan, of Salem, MO; her niece, Maria Schafer and husband Jimmy, also of Salem; seven great nieces and nephews, Courtni, Nathan, Elexus, Kyle, Taala, Emily and Ethany; one great-great nephew, Daycen; one great-great niece, Kaylynn; several special cousins and many dear friends.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Marie Happel will be held at 1 pm Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Rolla First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the North Lawn Cemetery in Salem. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the service Sat. beginning at 11 am at the church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Rolla.


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

801 North Cedar Street
Rolla, Missouri 65401

First Baptist Church
801 North Cedar Street Rolla 65401 Missouri
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

8

Sep

1:00 PM 9/8/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/8/2018 2:00:00 PM
First Baptist Church

801 North Cedar Street
Rolla, Missouri 65401

First Baptist Church
801 North Cedar Street Rolla 65401 Missouri
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

North Lawn Final Resting Place

Highway 19 North
Salem, Missouri 65560

Highway 19 North Salem 65560 Missouri
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church

801 North Cedar Street
Rolla, Missouri 65401
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