Beth Wojtkiewicz


Beth Wojtkiewicz.

September 21, 1959 – November 6, 2008

My best friend.
A wonderful mother.
A loved daughter and sister.
A great teacher.

The visitation for Beth Wojtkiewicz will be at St. Therese Parish, North Hwy 9, Parkville, Missouri on Friday, November 7th from 4-7pm with a rosary at 7pm.

The Mass for Christian Burial will be Saturday, November 8th at 10am at St. Therese Parish.

A Memorial Mass will be held the following Saturday, November 15th, at St. Mary’s Church in Shelbina, Missouri at 10 am. Graveside services to follow at St. Mary’s cemetery in Shelbina. A dinner following the inurnment will follow at the Fr. Buhman Hall in Shelbina, Missouri.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Beth Wojtkiewicz go to the the boxes to the right. 
Please note:
 your online receipt will not have the honoree’s name – however your name with the honoree will be listed in the THANK YOU DONORS page for the family to see.

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About Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation (LMSDR)


We collaborate with researchers and other organization to reach our mission and vision of finding treatments that will work. We have created the Leiomyosarcoma Tissue Bank for researchers to study our disease, the Leiomyosarcoma website for education and support at our leiomyosarcoma patient conferences, in Denver, Colorado, San Francisco, California, New York City, New York, and Maui, Hawaii.  Please stay in touch with our website for more upcoming events sponsored by Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation.
This fund was created out of love for Beth Wojtkiewicz to help others win their battle with leiomyosarcoma by funding LMS specific research. Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation (LMSDR) raises donations for Leiomyosarcoma research and patient support.  We advocate directly with sarcoma researchers to study leiomyosarcoma. We offer the largest moderated support group online for leiomyosarcoma, where patients and loved ones get the latest LMS news and  personal support. The LMSDR’s website offers local support groups, details of what we do, the research we have funded and many resources for the Leiomyosarcoma community. The LMSe Alerts is our monthly newsletter, offering more updated clinical trials, news and community events. The Leiomyosarcoma Lifeline is our new blog, featuring patient stories and our well-known Long Term Thriver stories.

Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research is an all volunteer organization which Beth Wojtkiewicz supported.  We are proud to have Patient Registry to collect data, and ran successful blood collections for study. We have brought patients and loved ones together from all over the minimal amount of expenses as possible, to ensure your money goes directly to funding promising research for leiomyosarcoma specifically.  You can volunteer, put on fundraisers, promote LMS awareness and ask your employer for matched funds. Please consider making a donation and helping us Work, not wish, for treatments that will work for us. We have been a 501(C) (3) since 2006 and a tax-free charity.