Hilda Marie Takats, 87, formerly of St. Louis, MO, passed away peacefully Monday, July 9, 2012 at Moniteau Care Center, California, MO.
Hilda was born October 29, 1924 near Louise, TX the daughter of Charles Otto and Hedwig (Mathys) Schoeneberg. She was married on August 22, 1948 in Jamestown, MO to Fred Takats who preceded her in death on August 29, 2008. She graduated from Jamestown High School in 1943. Hilda worked at People's Bank in Jamestown after graduation before moving to St. Louis to work as a secretary at Monsanto until retirement. She was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Louis for many years.
She is survived by two sisters, Anna Laura Zagare and husband Danny of Rahway, NJ, and Louise Tucker of Houston, TX; one sister-in-law, Emogene Schoeneberg of California, MO; and 19 nieces and nephews.
Hilda was preceded in death by brothers Emil, Otto, and Clarence (Dorothy) Schoeneberg; and sisters, Helen (Leonard) Wallenmeyer and Mildred (Ken) McGowen; and one nephew, Mark Schoeneberg. Hilda was a woman of great faith and a servant heart. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Thursday July 12, 2012, at Hoffmeister South County Chapel, 1515 Lemay Ferry Rd., where the family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until service time. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, St. Louis, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society.