CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Albert W. "Bud" Job, 85, died July 31, 2008 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 7, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Arthur and Ella Louise Schwab Job, he had served in the Merchant Marines, was a crop farmer and raised registered Angus cattle. He was a member of Cape County Pork Producers, American Angus Association, Missouri Angus Association, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 1111. He served on the SEMO District Fair Board for many years and was an honorary member at the time of his death. He was a past member of the MFA Board and University of Missouri Extension Board.
On June 26, 1948, in Kelso, he married Edna Ida Heisserer, who survives of the home
Other survivors include: four sons, Albert W. Job, Jr., Joseph A. Job, John D. Job, Thomas A. Job, all of Cape Girardeau; six daughters and five sons-in-law, Marilyn J. and Allen Schott and Susan K. and Mark Holzum of Jackson, Nancy M. and Ronald L. Davis of Marble Hill; Carolyn A. and John Ryan and Mary E. Job of Cape Girardeau, and Linda L. and Terry Schmitt of Paducah, Ky.; one sister, Virginia Conley of Cape Girardeau; and 10 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul M. and Clarence A. Job; and two sisters, Edna Schabbing and Emma Louise Schlosser.
A funeral Mass was celebrated today at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church. The Rev. David Hulshof officiated.
Burial followed at St. Mary Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.