Ione Altenderfer, a 91 year old Trenton resident passed away at 1:05 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Morning Side Center in Chillicothe, MO.
Ione Altenderfer, a 91 year old Trenton resident passed away at 1:05 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Morning Side Center in Chillicothe, MO. The body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton. Friends and family are invited for a gathering at the home of Brian and Jackie’s following the service, their address is 278 Peony Lane, Trenton, MO 64683. A private burial will be at Stucker Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Altenderfer was born on October 7, 1924 in Columbia, SD the daughter of Walter and Minnie (Weismantel) Ramthun. She was married to Dourne Altenderfer on May 20, 1951 in Chillicothe, MO. They lived on the farm and farmed all their married lives in Grundy, Livingston, and Linn counties, she also did secretarial work and bookkeeping in Trenton and Chillicothe, and did machine quilting for many years. She was a member of the Lutheran church. She is survived by one son, Brian Altenderfer and his wife, Jackie of Trenton, MO; two grandchildren, Kyle and Charlene Altenderfer; one great grandson, Atlas Gentry; one sister, Ardell Bergmann of Sedalia, MO; five nieces and their families on the Ramthun side of the family and one niece and one nephew on the Altenderfer side. Those preceding her in death are her parents, husband, and one brother, Harley Ramthun. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morning Side Center, to be used towards gardening and bird feeding fund, they can be left at or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary, P.O. Box 587, Trenton, MO 64683.