Monday, December 31, 2007

esther shroyer

the mirror march 1 2006
pearl's II Eden for Elders
Esther Shroyer enjoys frequent visits from her daughter Christine Greenlee

from princeton united methodist church jan 2006 calander
jan 3 esther shroyer birthday

Princeton Post Telegraph March 1 2007
Esther Shroyer
Princeton MO
Esther Hope Shroyer, 95, died Tuesday, Feb 20 2007 at Pearls II Eden for Elders in Princeton MO.
Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Robin Banion, were held Friday, Feb 23 at Greenlee-Middleton
Funeral Chapel in Princeton. Burial was in Princeton cemetery.
Mrs. Shroyer, daughter of Maurice & Grace (Shirley) Swingle, was born in Mercer County, Mo on Jan 3 1912.
She graduated from high school in Mercer, Mo & rec'd her teaching certificate from Kirksville Normal School
(now Truman State University) in Kirksville, MO.
She married John Wesley Shroyer on Aug 19 1934 in Kirksville Mo. After their marriage, Esther taught school
in Mercer County for a short time, and in 1938 they moved to the Los Angeles, Calif., area where Wesley was
employed by Lockheed Aircraft. They returned to Mercer County in 1948 & made their home in Princeton, where
Esther was the Mercer County librarian for 33 years, retiring in 1990.
Mrs. Shroyer was a gifted pianist and played for the Princeton Rotary Club for several years, and she was one of
the first female Rotary members. She was also a member of the Princeton United Methodist Church, and the
Princeton Business and Professional Women's Club and the Missouri Library Association, and she was a founding
member of the Grand River Library Association.
Survivors include her son, Ron Shroyer & wife Jo Ellen, of Boonville, Mo; her daughters, Marsha Seyffert & husband
Gordon of Kansas City, MO, and Christine Greenlee & husband Mike of Princeton; 9 grandchildren, Andrea Richards
& her fiance Robert Jackson of Kirksville, Mark Shroyer & wife Mary of Galesburg, Ill., Zachary Shroyer & wife Joy
of Kuwait City, Kuwait, Gretchen Cleppe & husband Mike of Columbia, Mo, Lindsay Seyffert & husband Erin Stephenson
of Los Angeles, Gus Seyffert of Los Angeles, Maggie Seyffert of New York City, NY & Jacob and Rebecca Shroyer
of Boonville; 7 great grandchildren, Sam & Max Richards, Jordan, Lucas & Charley Shroyer, Ella Cleppe & Ava Jackson,
and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley, on Oct. 4 2001; her brother Truman Swingle Sr; & her sisters, Vera
Nelson & Claire Millemon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercer County Library or Princeton United Methodist Church. Contributions
may be mailed to Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Serviced, PO Boc 316, Princeton Mo 64673.

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