Terry K. Elder (61) of St. Elmo


Published on February 24 2013 10:01 pm

Terry K. Elder, 61 of St. Elmo, passed away at 2:30pm Sunday, February 24th, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Funeral service, officiated by Pastor Jim Dann, will be 10 AM Friday, March 1, 2013 at Liberty Christian Church, Brownstown with burial to follow in Liberty Cemetery, Brownstown. Visitation is 5-7 PM Thursday and 1 hour prior to service Friday all at the church. Memorials are requested to the family. C & A Pagel Funeral Home, St. Elmo is handling arrangements.

Terry was born on December 21, 1951 in Dixon, the daughter of Dillard and Helen (McKay) Oiler. She married Robert J. Elder on October 10, 1968, in Kahoka, MO and he preceded her on November 29, 2008. She had worked as a baker and enjoyed bingo, sewing, baking, and arts and crafts.

Surviving are her daughters; Krista (fiancé, Steve Austin) of St. Elmo and Ginger (husband, Les) Foster of Bryan, TX, son; Robert W. (wife, Vicki) Elder of St. Elmo, grandchildren; Zakk Elder, Jozsef Morrison, Kloe Foster, and Helen Elder, mother in law; Ethel Elder of Lawrenceville, and brother; Jerry Oiler.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother; Donnie Oiler.