Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Schrimpf, 80, of Jefferson City, received the promise of eternal life Sunday, November 22, 2020, in the comfort of her home with her devoted family by her side.
She was born August 7. 1940, in Osage County, the daughter of the late Henry Louis and Angeline Louise (Schenewerk) Veltrop.
Her high school and college educations were attained at School Sisters of Notre Dame Convent in St. Louis.
She was married on December 28, 1959 in Jefferson City to Robert Lewis Schrimpf, who preceded her in death on August 9, 1995.
Betty retired from Employment Security Credit Union after 25 years as outgoing President.
She was an active member of St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Anne Quilters Group, Perpetual Adoration, and Capital Region Auxiliary. Betty was a 2012 Zonta Women of Achievement nominee.
She was a volunteer coordinator for St. Vincent De Paul Society at St. Peter Catholic Church since 2009; served on the Parish Council; substituted as a teacher for PSR religion classes; served as a Eucharistic Minister, Mass Coordinator and Lector for weekly Mass; served on the Board of Directors for Liberty Senior Citizen Homes for the elderly in Taos. In earlier years, Betty was a girl scout leader and den mother, room mother, and served on the PTA, when her children were in school.
Betty enjoyed playing cards, traveling, casinos, reading, quilting, bingo, bunco, viewing lakefronts, board games, and family gatherings. Betty mostly cherished her time spent with her children, grandchildren, and all family members.
Survivors include a four children, Anne Marie Schrimpf; Brenda (Mike) Engelbrecht; Cheryl Kay (John) Sanning; and Carl (Candace) Schrimpf, all of Jefferson City; a daughter-in-law, Madonna Schrimpf, Memphis, Tennessee; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and six siblings, Henry (Margaret) Veltrop, Jefferson City; Margie Luebbert, Jefferson City; Jim (Joyce) Veltrop, Romance, Arkansas; Tom (Helen) Veltrop, Jefferson City; Gary (Charlene) Veltrop, Jefferson City; and Cathy (Gary) Scribner, Russellville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Schrimpf, one son, Derek Schrimpf; and a brother-in-law, Levoy Luebbert.
Visitation will be 9-10:00 a.m. Friday, November 27, 2020, at St. Peter Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Jeremy Secrist officiating.
Live streaming of the mass will be available on Facebook for anyone wishing to follow the service from home. The stream will be available under the account of Brenda Lynn Engelbrecht.
The general public is welcome to attend the services while following social distancing guidelines. Facial coverings are encouraged while in attendance.
Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Vincent De Paul Society.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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