Loretta Marie Croney, 74 of Jefferson City passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Capitol Region Medical Center.
She was born October 11, 1947 in Jefferson City to the late Joseph and Cecilia (Hoffman) Baumhoer. Early in life, Loretta discovered her talents for crafting and the joy of sharing her handiwork with neighbors, friends, and family. Whether it was sewing, embroidery, crocheting hand towels, making doilies or beadwork, Loretta loved to keep busy. Loretta enjoyed sending out birthday cards and sharing her photographs with family and friends. Moving to West Virginia with her husband, Gerald Ketterman, they built a home, developed a campground on their property and bought a pet bobcat named “Tuffy”. After Gerald had a stroke, they moved back to Jefferson City where Loretta dedicated her life in taking care of Gerald.
Survivors include her siblings, Jean Baumhoer and Cindy Wells , both of Jefferson City, John Baumhoer of Fulton, Lorraine Croney and Raymond Baumhoer, both of Lebanon and several nieces and nephews. Loretta was preceded in death by Gerald, her parents and brother, Billy Helmich.
Repass for Loretta will be Saturday, May7th from 10:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Washington Park Ice Arena Community Room, 711 Kansas St., Jefferson City.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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