Charleen (Kauffman) Peery was born December 29, 1930 in Vista, Missouri to Charles and Ollie (Parker) Kauffman. Charleen passed away at home on October 24th, 2016.
She was married to Warren Peery on November 11, 1951 and to this union 3 children were born, Marinel, Cathy and Chuck. They lived on the Peery family farm south of Vista until Warren passed away in 1982. At that time Charleen moved to Clinton, Missouri. In 2006 she moved back to Osceola to be close to her family.
Charleen was employed at the ASCS farm office in Osceola for approximately 35 years from where she retired in 1986.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother.
Charleen was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Ollie Kauffman; husband Warren Peery; 3 brothers, Beuford, Johnny and Bill; 2 sisters, Oreva and Geneva; son, Chuck and one grandson Kory.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Marinel Greathouse and husband John and Cathy Peery and Damon Wallen; 5 grandchildren, Tammy Adolphsen, Warren Martin and wife Julie, John Greathouse, Danny Geathouse and Kelly Greathouse; great grandchildren, Blake Adolphsen and wife Courtney, Mariah Adolphsen, Addison Greathouse and Harrison Greathouse and 1 great-great granddaughter, Salem Adolphsen along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends all whom she loved very much.
“Rest in paradise grandma. You were literally the sweetest and most caring person we’ve ever known. We’re lucky to have the privilege of being a part of your family” -from your loving grandchildren