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Margie Ella (Allen) Loesing

January 16, 1925 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 96)


Margie Ella (Allen) Loesing, 96, of Boonville, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, at University Hospital in Columbia, MO on Monday, November 1, 2021.

Visitation for Margie will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 5, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Boonville. Private family burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. The family is planning to have a Celebration of Life in the summer of 2022.

Margie Allen was born in Moniteau County, near McGirk, MO on January 16, 1925, the only child of Ray Allen and Edith (Siebert) Allen. Margie was born on a farm and moved to California, MO at 3 months of age. Margie attended public schools in California, MO and graduated in 1942. She attended and graduated from Missouri State Teachers College in Warrensburg, MO. Upon graduating, she became a Kindergarten teacher in Liberty, MO, and taught there until she married. She married Clarence Loesing, son of Bruno and Stella (Turner) Loesing on April 9, 1950 at the Baptist Church in California, MO. Margie and Clarence became the parents of five children and raised them on their farm in Boonville, MO where she was a devoted wife and mother. She was an active and devout member of the Lutheran Church where she served on multiple committees. She spent her time working on the farm, cooking, gardening, and taking care of the family. She especially enjoyed baking and spending her free time with family and friends.

 Margie Loesing was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Edith Allen, husband Clarence Loesing, and great grandson Wyatt Loesing. She is survived by her children, Tom (Gina) Loesing of Boonville, James (Cathie) Loesing of Columbia, Pam Loesing, Patty Loesing and Martha (Pete) Friesen, all of St. Louis, MO. She also leaves behind thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren, as well as many friends and neighbors.

Memorials are suggested to the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Boonville, or Down Syndrome Innovations of Kansas City (formerly known as the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater KC). If donating to DSI online ( , please check donate in memory of Margie Loesing and have acknowledgments sent to 

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November 5, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1001 Immanuel Dr
Boonville, MO 65233

Private Committal

Walnut Grove Cemetery
1006 Locust St
Boonville, MO 65233

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