Josephine Koch Hueckel

December 23, 1928 – May 18, 2020

Josephine Koch Hueckel

     Josephine Koch Hueckel, daughter of the late Joseph Koch and Edith Berry Koch, was born on December 23, 1928, in Dudley, Missouri and departed this life on May 18, 2020 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at the age of 91 years.

     Mrs. Hueckel was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter.  She was a homemaker, enjoyed working on the family farm, and was a resident of rural Dexter.

     She was united in marriage to Newby “Bud” Hueckel on September 3, 1949, in Piggott, Arkansas.  Mr. Hueckel preceded her in death on April 24, 2009. 

     She is survived by two daughters, Rita Speight and husband Larry of Dexter and Mary Lynn Green of Bernie; and by two grandchildren, Sarah Moore and Dustin Ward.

     Other than by her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Steve Ward and Rod Green; by two brothers, Frank Koch and Ervel Koch; and by her sister, Violet Pickett.

     A private, family only, funeral service will be conducted at Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Thursday, May 21, 2020 with Rev. Mike Williams officiating.  Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery. 

     Funeral services may be viewed via webcast at or on the Mathis Funeral Home Facebook page.

     Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, PO Box 295, Dexter, Missouri 63841 or the Bernie United Methodist Church, PO Box 850, Bernie, Missouri 63822.

     Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.

Josephine Hueckel Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m.