June 24, 2020

Margaret Marie (Schoonover) Meseberg, age 94, Jameson, passed away June 16, 2020.

Private graveside services and burial at Mt. Ayr Cemetery, Altamont, MO under the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home, Gallatin. A celebration of life and family reunion will be held at a later date.

Margaret was born on November 11, 1925 the daughter of Eldia and Meda (James) Schoonover and was raised on a farm near Altamont, MO. She was a 1943 graduate of Altamont High School. On June 8, 1945, she was united in marriage to Orville Peter Meseberg in Morehead, North Carolina. They owned a farm near Altamont from 1946 to 1980, before moving to Gallatin and then moving to Jameson in 1985.

Margaret loved to sew and hand pieced many quilts for her family. She and Orville raised 6 children. She was a hard worker, milking cows, dressing chickens, rabbits and squirrels. Canning 100s of quarts of home grown produce. Who knew back then, this would be considered now to be organic, grass fed, hormone free! Margaret was a member of Mary Immaculate Catholic Church of Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Orville Meseberg in 1999, son August Meseberg, grandson James Hewitt III, and sister Catherine Wolfe.

Survivors include 2 sons Arthur Meseberg of Woodbridge, Virginia and Anthony Meseberg of Liberty, Missouri; 3 daughters Barbara Gail Hewitt of Brookneal, Virginia, Vivian (Larry) Toellner of Hilo, Hawaii, and Donna Cline of Gallatin, Missour; one brother Lewis Schoonover and sister, Carol Owens; eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and eight great great