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Shirley Louise Muskopf

September 12, 1931 - April 1, 2018

Service Date: April 10, 2018

Shirley Louise Muskopf, 86, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at her home at Provision Living in Columbia, Missouri.  Shirley was a long time resident of Belleville and lived the last several years in Columbia, MO.

Shirley was born September 12, 1931 in Belleville, the daughter of Emmet Seifferth and Myrna Liebig Seifferth.  On April 7, 1951 she was united in marriage to LeRoy (Lee) Muskopf who preceded her in death in 1982.

Shirley was employed by Krogers and later at City Hall in Belleville from which she retired. She was involved in all of the activities of her children including serving as a Cub Scout den mother, Union School PTA, and attending all of her children’s many performances.  She was a long time member of Christ United Church of Christ.  Shirley enjoyed traveling and visited nearly all 50 states and numerous European countries. Shirley loved her role as mother, grandmother and great grandmother. The time spent with her family has filled them with many happy memories.

Shirley is survived by son David (Ellen) Muskopf of Belleville, daughter Merribeth (Lee) Tubbesing of Columbia, MO, brother Emmet (Kathleen) Seifferth of Shiloh, sister-in-law Marcia Seifferth of Dayton, OH, daughter-in-law Donna Muskopf of St. Louis, grandchildren Brad (Jamie) Muskopf, Ashley (Bryce) Holthouse, Kyle, Lindsey, Dena, and Jamie Muskopf, great-grandchildren Bryan, Miles, Victoria, Mason, and Bella, and several step grand, step great-grand and step great-great grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Terry Muskopf, and brother Donald Seifferth.

Memorials: Memorials are suggested to Barnabas Life (Checks payable to Barnabas Prep with Barnabas Life denoted in the memo). Donation can be given at Funeral Home or mailed to: Cristin Tippin 1482 Lake Shore Drive Branson, MO 65616

Visitation: Visitation from 4:00-8:00 pm Monday, April 9, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.