Mary Genevieve Perrey Hayob Monnig, 90, of Boonville, formerly of Marshall, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville.
Mass of Christian burial was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Boonville. Rev. Robert Duesdieker officiated. Pallbearers were Alex Kanak, Ken Hayob, Wayne Hayob, Donald Hayob, Wayne Perry and Chris Perry. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Kueny, Richard Blanck, Jeff Adkins, Delbert Fairley, Gordon Shay and Edward Meissen. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Boonville, in the care of Thacher-Wood Funeral Home, 517 Fourth St., Boonville, MO, 65233.
Born July 9, 1914, in Chamois, she was the daughter of the late Edward James and Elizabeth Amelia Reynolds Perrey. On Oct. 20, 1937, she married William Andrew Hayob, who preceded her in death Sept. 21, 1972. On June 26, 1981, she married Virgil Monnig, who preceded her in death Jan. 22, 1988. She graduated from Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic High School in 1932 as valedictorian of her class. She had lived in New Franklin, Boonville, Marshall and Salisbury. She had worked for five years as a fancy stitcher for Selwyn Shoe Factory in Boonville and owned farms with her first husband in Saline, Howard and Chariton counties. She was active in the St. Joseph's Catholic Church School Parent/Teacher Association, serving in various offices of the board including president. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Boonville, where she was active. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, Legion of Mary and the Sts. Peter and Paul Bible study group. She was also a member of Friends of Historic Boonville, Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association and a lifetime member of Westphalia Historical Society.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Ellen Kanak of Columbia, Jo Ann Cyr of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Elaine Bankston of Midlothian, Va.; five stepdaughters, Dorothy Hubbard of Glasgow, Betty Yeager of Brookfield, Janie Moberly of Bartlesville, Okla., Joyce Monnig of Sweet Springs and Marsha Cravens of Omaha, Neb.; three brothers, Stanley Perry of Boonville, Joseph Perrey of Jacksonville, Fla., and Robert Perry of Keystone Heights, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 19 stepgranchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 48 stepgreat-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Raymond Perry, Urban Perry, Paul Perry and Charles Perrey; and two sisters, Esther Lovell and Lorraine Ball.