Peterson Funeral Chapel


     Annabelle M. Stellwagen, 85, of Verona, MO. passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.
     She was born to Pleasant "P.A." and Dorothy Johnson Spencer on September 11, 1930 in Verona, MO.  She was a retired fabric department manager for Walmart.  Annabelle loved doing her motherly duties, caring for her husband, boys and whole family as it grew.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, sewing, cross-stitch and cooking.  She could feed an army!
     Survivors include 3 sons, Doug Stellwagen and wife, Carolyn of Monett, MO., Steve Stellwagen and wife, Recia of Aurora, MO. and Greg Stellwagen and wife, Lois of Verona, MO.; 2 brothers, Bill Spencer and wife, Mary Ellen of Joplin, MO. and Louis Spencer and wife, Delores of Verona, MO.; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harlan; infant daughter, Pamela Stellwagen and sister, Maxine Spencer.
     Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 1 at 10:00 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in Spring River Cemetery in Verona.
     Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cox Foundation for the Patient Dialysis Fund or the No Kill Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home.