CHAFFEE - Luella Regina Biler, 93, died at 1:10 p.m. Oct. 30, 2001, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 27, 1908, in Clarkton, daughter of the late Louis Richard and Ara Mae Dexter Thompson, she was a seamstress for Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee, retiring in 1972. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the Legion of Mary, Ladies Prayer and Share, past president of the Daughters of St. Ambrose, member of RSVP and taught CCD religious classes for three years at St. Ambrose.
On April 26, 1926, she married Eugene Jerome Biler who preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 1983.
Survivors include: three sons, Eugene J. Biler Jr. and John E. Biler of Chaffee and William T. Biler of Hemet, Calif.; one daughter, Jo Ann Reiminger of Jackson; and 22 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Three sons, three brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where a rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.
Pallbearers will be: Kirk Biler, Guy Biler, Billy Biler, Johnny Biler, Eddie Biler, Robert Reiminger, David Reiminger and Joe Reiminger.