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In Loving Memory

Van Pelt, Gale Strider

age 91, of Oakville, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 29, 2018. Born on February 25, 1927 in Hardin, Missouri, to the late Jesse and Ermine Strider. She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, Fay. Loving mother of Steven (Cynthia) Van Pelt of Jackson, MI, Charles (Rose) Van Pelt of Germantown, TN, Terry Kiger of Troy, IL, Keith (Barbara) Van Pelt of Oakville, MO, and Kevin (Debbie) Van Pelt of Grapevine, TX. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Sister of Cloe Anne Commans of Overland Park, KS, the late Haynes Strider, the late Donald Strider, and the late Pamela Manning.

She will be remembered for her kindness and will be missed by all. A private family memorial will be held in January to  celebrate Gale’s life.


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