Margaret Elizabeth (Schempp) Kincaid, age 98 of LaBelle, MO formerly of Edina and Brashear, MO, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021, in LaBelle Manor. She was born May 30, 1922, in Knox County, MO, the daughter of Lester and Clara Strickler Chadwell. She was united in marriage to Robert Kenneth Schempp on January 12, 1941 and he preceded her in death on December 2, 1980. She later married Lester Kincaid on January 22, 1999 and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2001. Margaret was also preceded by her parents, and one daughter Evelyn Hopkins.
Surviving are three children, Marjorie Montague of Columbia, MO, Shirley (Keith) Stokes of Quincy, IL, and Jimmie Schempp of LaBelle, MO, two step children, Nancy (James) Thomas of Kansas City, MO, and Carol Kincaid of Macon, MO, ten grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, twenty-three great-great grandchildren and six step grandchildren.
Margaret and her husband owned and operated Schempp’s Café in Edina from 1958 to 1968. She and her husband where also engaged in farming north of Brashear for several years. In earlier years she also worked at Hollister’s in Kirksville, MO. Margaret enjoyed cards, cooking, traveling and spending time with her family. She was a member of the LaPlata Methodist Church.
Private funeral services will be held in the Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Kirksville, MO. Burial will be in Park View Memorial Gardens. Pastor Carlos Coy will officiate the services.
The family request no flowers. Memorials are suggested to the LaBelle Manor Activities Department or LaPlata Methodist Church. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer funeral Home, 2100 East Shepherd Ave., Kirksville, MO, 63501.