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Lorene S. Verdot

Lorene "Granny" S. Verdot, age 95 of Linn, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016, at her residence.

Lorene was born January 12, 1921, in Bonnots Mill, a daughter to the late Fred E. and Amelia (Leivian) Hartman.

Lorene attended St George Catholic School and was a 1938 graduate of Linn High School.

On July 4, 1942, Lorene was united in marriage to Arthur "Bud" Verdot at St George Catholic Church in Linn. He preceded her in death on November 28, 1983.

During World War II, Lorene worked as the Chief Clerk for the Price and Ration Board in Linn. She later worked as the office manager and payroll clerk for Linn Manufacturing for 20 years before taking a job as an administrative assistant with the Department of Revenue from where she retired in 1987.

Lorene was a member of St. George Catholic Church in Linn, St. Ann's Sodality, the Osage County Historical Society and a Retired Missouri State Employee. She also volunteered at the Good Shepherd Food Pantry in Linn for a number of years.

Lorene enjoyed walking and attending social events.

Lorene is survived by: one son, Bill Verdot and his wife Bonita of Linn; one daughter, Jane Theissen and her husband Don of Linn; 7 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 7 step-great grandchildren and two on the way as well as several nieces, nephews and many friends.

In addition to her parents and spouse of 41 years, Lorene was preceded in death by one son, Arthur Lee Verdot in 2013 and his wife Beth Verdot in 2010, three sisters, Virginia "Joey" Hartman in 1952, Lola Dessieux in 1992 and Alice Bathe in 2002.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at St George Catholic Church in Linn. A Funeral Mass will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Fr. Daniel Merz as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Linn Public Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St George Church Capital Campaign Fund

with Fr. Daniel Merz as the Celebrant.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
12:00 PM

St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051

with Fr. Daniel Merz as the Celebrant.

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We are so sorry to here about your mothers passing. She was always such a sweet and dear women. We know she will be dearly missed. God Bless Her.

Andy and Sharon Lage May 17 2016 12:00 AM

Bill and Bonnie we are so sorry for your loss Our prayers are with you during this difficult time

Bob and Sharon Leeper May 16 2016 12:00 AM

Janie, I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's death. May you be comforted with your memories of her.

Carol Porting May 16 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Janie, My son, Paul, are down in San Antonio for Gina Cramer's graduation. Bruce Cramer found the sad news of your Mother's death. I am sure there is rejoicing in heaven! We send you our love and are lifting each one of you in prayer. All of us loved your Mother! Renna Jordan

Renna Jordan May 15 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the family...Janie I am so sorry for your loss...God be with you in this time of sadness .... May she rest in peace.

Elizabeth Muenks May 14 2016 12:00 AM

Bill and Jane.....so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a great lady and I enjoyed talking with her on many occasions. Prayers your way. Ray and Linda

Ray and Linda Peters May 14 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your family member

Jamie Neuner May 14 2016 12:00 AM