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Myrna Wear

Myrna Wear, 77 of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022, at the Country Aire Retirement Center at Lewistown, Missouri.

She was born the eldest daughter of John William and Clara Marie Johanna (Bruemmer) Boltz on December 2, 1945, near Benjamin, Missouri. She married Harold Dean Wear, who preceded her in death.

She graduated from Canton R-V High School and Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri. She was employed for 33 years by the Missouri Division of Family Services and the Division of Health & Senior Services. She was a member of the Lewis County Health Department and Lewistown Cemetery Board. She was a member of the Park United Methodist Church in Lewistown and served on church committees. Myrna liked to be useful. She enjoyed February Medical-Dental mission trips to Jamaica with the Northminster Presbyterian Church and North Kansas City Rotarians. She sang with the Lewistown Community Choir at the Christmas time.

She is survived by her children, Ryan (Iryna) Wear of Royal Palm Beach, Fl. and Teri (Mike) Villaverde of Kansas City, Ks.; a sister, Wanda (Keith) Lay of Knox City, Mo.; aunt, Shirley Anderson of Ferndale, Wa.; nieces, Ann (Nick) Miller of LaBelle, Mo. and Myra (Jim) Ferguson of Cameron, Mo.; nephews, Carson (Jen) Lay of LaBelle, Mo. and Ross (Amanda Wangler) Lay of Lewistown, Mo.; great nephews, Nicolas, Henry and Walter Lay and niece, Jane Miner. She leaves many friends and extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded, and no services will be held.

Memorials may be made to the Park United Methodist Church Building Fund which may be mailed to Arnold’s Funeral Home, PO Box 248, Lewistown, MO 63452.

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