Obituaries — 02 February 2014

Dottie Vanderfeltz, age 72, of Buckner MO, passed away Saturday, January 18,

2014. A visitation was held on Thursday, January 23rd at Speaks Buckner Chapel. A

memorial service was held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Heart of God Fellowship,

Buckner, MO. A private inurnment was to be held at Buckner Hill Cemetery at a

later time.

Dottie was born September 10, 1941 in Auburn, NE to Sam and Lottie (Maze)

Byron. As an adult she worked for numerous convenience stores as manager for

over 40 years. She married her third husband, Gerard C. Vanderfeltz on October 12,

1987. They enjoyed dancing and being together. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing,

and supporting her numerous grandchildren. She is loved and will be missed.

Dottie is survived by husband of 26 years, Gary, of the home; sons, Jim Shepherd

of Odessa, MO; and Jeff Shepherd of Bates City, MO; stepson, Gregory Lee

Vanderfeltz of Springfield, MO; daughter-in-law Elana Budzene of Buckner, MO;

grandchildren, Amanda, Josh, Jeremy, and Nicholas Shepherd; Colton Vanderfeltz;

Dalton, Angela, Aerial, and Dustin (wife Jessica) Budzene; great grandchildren,

Jackson Diaz; Addison and Olivia Conrad; and Kennedy Budzene. She was

preceded in death by two sons, Joey and Jay Shepherd. Online condolences may

be expressed at (Arrangements: Speaks Buckner Chapel


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