Lola Mae (Hackleman) Repschleger, age 81, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away July 28, 2011, at her home. She was born January 5, 1930, to Clarence Edward and Gladys Marie (Bland) Hackleman in Kansas City, Missouri.
She graduated from Ball High School in Galveston, Texas. On May 1, 1964 she was married to William E. Repschleger in Texas City, Texas. To this union two sons were born: William Edward and Robert Kurt.
Lola had been a member of the First Methodist Church in Galveston, Texas, a member of the First Christian Church in Galveston, Texas, and then transferred her membership to the First Christian Church in Texas City, Texas. She also served as a member of Christian Women’s Fellowship, Texas City Church Women United, and served in the Primary Sunday School Department. At the time of her passing Lola was a member of the El Dorado Springs First Christian Church.
She was a member of several organizations including: Texas Secretaries Association, Texas Educational Secretaries Association, Den Leader and Den Leader Coach for Boy Scouts of America, and Hi Neighbor Club in Texas City, Texas. After moving to El Dorado Springs in 1995, Lola was a member of the Twentieth Century Club and the Red Hat Society, “Calendar Girls.”
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband in 2005, and her sister Leila Fern Jones.
Survivors include two sons: William Repschleger of Santa Fe, Texas, and Robert Repschleger and wife Lawanda of Raymore, Missouri; six grandchildren: Evan, Brandt, Joey, Jenni, Kelly, Elena, Tony, Kamee, and Damien; one brother, Cam Hackleman of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends.
The family received friends on Monday, August 1, 2011, from 6-7 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Barbara Minton officiating and Yvonne Trautman providing music. Burial was in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Kelly Repschleger, Evan Repschleger, Jeff Hackleman, Walter Jones, Damien Nelson, and Jeff Newman. Honorary pallbearers were Leroy Johnston and Clarence Hackleman.