July 14, 1938 - May 26, 2018
Willene B. Gamm, age 79, of Bowling Green, MO. Passed away at SSM DePaul Hospital, Saturday, May 26th, 2018, with her loving children by her side. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 30th, at Bibb Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, from 4 pm to 7 pm. Funeral Services will be at 10 am on Thursday, May 31st, at the First Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green with Reverend Jerry Gamm officiating. Burial will be at Bowling Green Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Willene was born on July 14, 1938, on the family farm near Grassy Creek. The daughter of Joseph A and Dessie Bell Betts. On November, 1st, 1956, she married Maurice B. Gamm. Into this marriage were born three children, Rodney B. Gamm of Bowling Green, Steven (Barbie) Gamm of Bowling Green, and Penny (Ed) Kampeter of Curryville, MO. Grandchildren Nathan (Ashley) Gamm of Bowling Green, Brad (Toni) Gamm of St. Louis, Daniel Gamm & Andrea Johnson of Fairway, KS, Lauren (Thomas) Ince of Bowling Green, Jenny (Drew) Robbins of Bowling Green, Tyler Gamm & Amber Mosley of St. Peters, MO, Scott (Jodi) Gamm of Edina, MO, Trisha Kampeter & Ryan Lower of Vandalia, MO, Travis (Mindy) Kampeter of Eldon, MO, Jessica (Danny) Howald of Center, MO. Great Grandchildren Brayden Christian, Kasen Christian, Brody Howald, Ayla Kampeter, Carly Robbins, Porter Gamm, Harrison Gamm, and Wyatt Gamm. Her sister Pauline Grant and brother Bill (Peggy) Betts. Sister in law Bess Gamm and brother in law Fred (Carol) Gamm. Numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Maurice B. Gamm on August 30th, 1988. Her brothers Richard Betts and Glendon Betts. Her sisters Eileen Brown and Wanda Fletcher. Willene was raised in the Vera/Bowling Green area. She was a lifelong member of the Providence Concord Presbyterian Church. She went to school in Bowling Green and cherished living on “The Hill,” on Cow Pasture Road. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her family was her pride and joy. She could always be found going around town bragging about them. She was also considered “Aunt Willene” and “Grandma Gamm” to many others In her spare time, she greatly enjoyed spending time researching genealogy of the families, cooking and baking, gardening and working in her flower beds. Her favorite pass time included planning and catering numerous celebrations for her friends and family. Among her many talents included designing and crafting masterpieces. She was an active member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Garden and Herb Clubs, and Let’s Eat Out Friends. Willene was a mom and a homemaker. In the early years, she worked at the Sears and Robuck, Public Water Supply, Owner and operator of the Bowling Green Florist for 13 years. Pall bearers are her grandsons Travis Kampeter, Nathan Gamm, Bradley Gamm, Daniel Gamm, Tyler Gamm, and Scott Gamm. Memorial Contributions can be made to VFW Ladies Auxiliary or Donor’s Choice.
Willene B. Gamm, age 79, of Bowling Green, MO. Passed away at SSM DePaul Hospital, Saturday, May 26th, 2018, with her loving children by her side. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 30th, at Bibb Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green,... View Obituary & Service Information
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