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Elaine Hadler

BONNE TERRE — Elaine M. Hadler, 79, of Terre Du Lac, formerly of St. Louis passed away February 25, 2014, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born March 7, 1934, in Altenburg, Missouri. She was a member of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bonne Terre for 12 years since her retirement and a previous member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Overland, Missouri, for 45 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Hertha (Ruehling) Haertling; two brothers, Raymond and Norman Haertling.

Elaine is survived by her husband of 60 years, Arnold Hadler; two sons, Keith Hadler and wife Debbie of Glendale, Kevin Hadler and wife Diane of Kirkwood; seven grandchildren, Geoffrey, Wesley, David, Heidi, Michelle, Katherine, William; two brothers, Leonard Haertling and wife Lorene, Edgar Haertling, Sr.; two sisters, Vernell Steiner, Gladys (Mrs. David) Prevallet; sister-in-law, Verna Haertling.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Visitation will resume at 11 a.m. on Friday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church at 9135 Shelley Ave. Overland, MO 63114 with the service beginning at 1 p.m., Rev. Charles Henrickson officiating, with a luncheon to follow. Interment is scheduled at 11:15 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Matthew Memorial Fund at 340 Summit St. Bonne Terre, MO 63628. View obituary and share condolences online at

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