Margaret Marie Shetterly

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 24, 2019

Funeral services for Margaret Marie Shetterly will
be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Leesville with Reverend Joshua Leigeber officiating. Burial will follow in the Alexandria National Cemetery, 209 E. Shamrock St. Pineville, LA, under the direction of
Jeane’s Funeral Service. A visitation time for the family and friends of Mrs. Shetterly will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Tuesday.
Mrs. Shetterly was born on June 9, 1933, in Allegany, NY and passed
away on March 22, 2019, in Leesville, LA at the age of 85. For 32 years, she was married to her husband, George, and was a devoted military wife. Mrs. Shetterly enjoyed being an Elvis fan, knitting, traveling, and collecting porcelain dolls. For a
while, she worked as a cook in a nursing home. Mrs. Shetterly was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in New York before moving to Leesville where she became a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She will be remembered for her kind heart and
vibrant personality.
Mrs. Shetterly was preceded in death by her husband, George William Shetterly; parents, Earl Max Ratzel and Nina Ratzel; grandsons, David Shetterly Jr. and Chandler Shetterly; sister, Elenor Dutton; brother, Charles
Ratzel; and sons-in-law, Patrick “Pat” Riesdorph, David Arthur Showers, and John Marshall Collins.
Left to cherish their memories of her are her sons, George Shetterly and wife Mary Ann of Virginia, David Mark Shetterly and wife Cynthia of
Norfolk, VA, and Jason Shetterly and wife Melinda of Ragley, LA
daughters, Sherlynn Anne White and husband Lawrence of Leesville, Darlene Margaret Riesdorph of Leesville, Connie Elizabeth Turner and husband Samuel of North Carolina, Linda
Jean Showers of Leesville, and Karen Collins of Sulphur, LA
brother, Richard Robert Ratzel; sister, Joann Carls
twenty-one grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
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