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Betty L. Biermann

April 9, 1930 July 5, 2018
Betty L.  Biermann
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Obituary for Betty L. Biermann

Elizabeth L. Biermann, known as Betty, age 88, of Sullivan, Missouri passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at her home, surrounded by family.

Elizabeth Louise was born on April 9, 1930 in Argyle, Missouri the daughter of Bernard Plassmeyer and Pauline Schell. She grew up and attended school in Owensville and was in the graduating class of 1947. As a young girl, she enjoyed sports. Betty also attended and graduated from Hickey School of Business. On August 2, 1952 she was united in marriage to Clarence Biermann and 3 children were born to this union: Gary, Brenda and Jim. Together, they partnered in business endeavors locally; they built the first Dairy Queen in 1956, Sullivan Bowl in 1960 and multiple local Tavern businesses.

Betty was united in marriage to Dale Thurmond on May 28, 1990. She loved gardening, playing cards (poker club & bridge with the ladies), crocheting, quilting, golfing and especially fishing. Betty was very generous to our community. She donated her time to deliver meals on wheels and was involved with Hospice, the Hospital Auxiliary at Missouri Baptist Hospital and St. Anthony Catholic Church.

Betty is survived by her three children, Brenda Biermann, Gary Biermann and Jim and wife Trina, of Sullivan; her sister Maryann Blaske of Owensville, MO; four grandchildren, Todd Rochleau and wife Sarah, Tina Montee and husband Matt, Jordan Biermann and Justin Biermann, all of Sullivan; four great-grandchildren, Carter & Reya Rochleau and Sydney and Kate Montee; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Jerry Plassmeyer.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Sullivan, with Father Paul Telken officiating.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan.

Memorial contributions, in memory of Betty, may be given to MBHS Auxiliary Organization, St. Anthony Catholic School and/or Heartland Hospice.

Friends may send online condolences to Betty's family at

All arrangements were under the care of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan & Bourbon, MO.

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4:00 PM 7/9/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/9/2018 8:00:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home

347 N. Clark
P.O. Box 625
Sullivan, MO 63080

Eaton Funeral Home
347 N. Clark Sullivan 63080 MO
United States





11:00 AM 7/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church

201 W. Springfield Rd.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080

St. Anthony Catholic Church
201 W. Springfield Rd. Sullivan 63080 Missouri
United States

Memorial Contribution

MBHS Auxiliary Organization

751 Sappington Bridge Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

St. Anthony Catholic School

119 West Springfield Rd.
Sullivan, MO 63080

Heartland Hospice

615 Franklin Ave.
Washington, MO 63090

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