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Lena Marie Mebruer

Lena Marie Mebruer, age 103 of Rich Fountain passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at SSM St Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City.

Lena was born October 6, 1913, in Freeburg, a daughter to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Reichel) Talken.

Lena attended the Reichel School in Osage County as a young girl.

On September 17, 1931, she was united in marriage to Gerhard A. Mebruer in Freeburg. He preceded her in death on September 19, 1981.

In addition to being a homemaker, Lena worked several years as a supervisor at Linn Manufacturing as well as a cook at Al’s Café.

Lena was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain and the St. Ann’s Ladies Sodality. She enjoyed singing, picking the guitar, writing songs and poetry. She also will be remembered for her “world famous” cheeseburgers.

Lena is survived by: one son, Gerhard “Jerry” Mebruer of Rich Fountain; one daughter, Marcella “Marcie” Foster and her husband Wayne of Jefferson City; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Dorothy Mebruer of Pacific as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband of 50 years, Lena was preceded in death by, one son, Edwin “Ed” Mebruer, three sisters, Gertrude Edwards, Adeline Mebruer and Marie Porting; five brothers, Herman, Joseph, Peter and 2 infant brothers; a grandson, Roger Mebruer and a daughter in law, Margaret “Margie” Mebruer.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain. A Rosary Service will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. William Debo as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sacred Heart Endowment Fund.


Lena Marie Mebruer, age 103 of Rich Fountain passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at SSM St Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City.

Lena was born October 6, 1913, in Freeburg, a daughter to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Reichel) Talken.

Lena attended the Reichel School in Osage County as a young girl.

On September 17, 1931, she was united in marriage to Gerhard A. Mebruer in Freeburg. He preceded her in death on September 19, 1981.

In addition to being a homemaker, Lena worked several years as a supervisor at Linn Manufacturing as well as a cook at Al’s Café.

Lena was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain and the St. Ann’s Ladies Sodality. She enjoyed singing, picking the guitar, writing songs and poetry. She also will be remembered for her “world famous” cheeseburgers.

Lena is survived by: one son, Gerhard “Jerry” Mebruer of Rich Fountain; one daughter, Marcella “Marcie” Foster and her husband Wayne of Jefferson City; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Dorothy Mebruer of Pacific as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband of 50 years, Lena was preceded in death by, one son, Edwin “Ed” Mebruer, three sisters, Gertrude Edwards, Adeline Mebruer and Marie Porting; five brothers, Herman, Joseph, Peter and 2 infant brothers; a grandson, Roger Mebruer and a daughter in law, Margaret “Margie” Mebruer.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain. A Rosary Service will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. William Debo as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sacred Heart Endowment Fund.

A Rosary Service will begin at 7 pm

With Fr. William Debo as the Celebrant


SERVICES
Visitation

Thursday, January 05, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
4277 Highway U
Rich Fountain, Missouri 65035

A Rosary Service will begin at 7 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, January 06, 2017
11:00 AM

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
4277 Highway U
Rich Fountain, Missouri 65035

With Fr. William Debo as the Celebrant


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Guestbook

Lena was a wonderful grandmother & great grandmother. My sweetest memories were from the farm. She would stay up all night with me telling stories and making hot food while the boys played band. I always admired and loved her. Rest in peace Lena.

Marybeth & Roger (Mebruer) Caldwell Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

She was a very loving grandmother . She made the trips to the farm such a treat. Would stay up all night with us . Found memories of this wonderful woman.

Marybeth Caldwell @ Roger (Mebruer) Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

I wish I had known you...50 years married, great cheeseburgers and a long life! You must have been amazing! Karen (daughter-in-law of Ann (Edwards) and Al Fick.

Greg and Karen Fick Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Roxie, my heart goes out to your family. So lucky you were to have her in your life for so long, I know the pain is the same no matter what. Please, if there is anything I can do for you, do not hesitate to call on me.

charlotte Bellsmith Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear about this. Aunt Lena was a great lady! I have never met a more kind, fun loving person. She will be missed!

Mandy (Mebruer) Muenks Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. She was a great lady.

Rose Sonderman Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

Aunt Lena was a young lady at heart all her long life. She made me laugh. She loved life n lived it to its fullest. I thank Our Lord for her n being in my life. Her family will have great memories. Sorry to all family. She is my last living aunt.

Elizabeth "Betsy"Edwards Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your family member she had good memories of my mom. She will be missed

Jamie neuner Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM