Dorothy Elizabeth Sconyers Kalkbrenner, 88, of Malden died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. She was the owner of Crystal Cleaners in Malden, a Girl Scout leader for 10 years, a member of the Bridge Club and De Reign Club and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden.
Born in Malden on July 3, 1921, she was the daughter of the late OJ and Elizabeth (Walbert) Sconyers. On April 17, 1941, in St. Louis, she was united in marriage to Jim Kalkbrenner, who preceded her in death on May, 24, 1999.
She also was preceded in death by one brother, Chester Sconyers.
Survivors include two daughters, Elaine McCracken and husband, John, of Blue springs, and Diane Kinsey of Bridgeport, Ala.; one son, Jim Kalkbrenner of Malden; eight grandchildren, Debbie Rainey of Houston, Texas, Mary Sampley of Bridgeport, Ala., Cindy Kinsey of Tulsa, Okla., Joe Kinsey of Knoxville, Tenn., Beth Abila of Frederick, Colo., Jennifer Sanchez of Green valley, Mo., and Amy Kalkbrenner and Jay Kalkbrenner, both of Memphis.; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, J W Sconyers of Summerton, S.C.; four cousins, Margaret Masterson of Phoenix, Ariz., Mark Walbert of Campbell, Tom Warren of Dallas, Texas, and Martha Hughes of Effingham, Ill., and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will begin at 12 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Aulden LeBlanc officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden. Landess Funeral Home of Malden is in charge of arrangements.