Elizabeth L. (Pieschel) Maness, 104, of Marshall, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the Mar-Saline Manor Care Center in Marshall.
Cremation. Family graveside services will be held at the Calvary Cemetery in DeSoto. Weiker Funeral Home in Slater is in charge of arrangements.
Born March 30, 1907, in Platton, she was the daughter of the late Charley and Annis Johnson LaPlante. On Feb. 11, 1932, she married William L. Pieschel, who preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 1961. On April 15, 1968, she married Raymond B. Maness, who preceded her in death on Sep. 28, 1998. She was a member of Our Lady Catholic Church in Festus. She had lived in Marshall since 1996, moving from Macon.
She is survived by a son, James C. Pieschel of Mollala, Ore.; four daughters, Betty L. Bieberly and Dolores Burks, both of Marshall, Gerry Ferguson of Crystal City, and Ann Craig of Bonne Terre; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sons, William E. Pieschel, Walter L. Pieschel,and Eugene F. Pieschel; six brothers; and five sisters.