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Irene "Renee" Evelyn Griesbaum

September 23, 1928 January 14, 2019
Irene "Renee" Evelyn Griesbaum
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Obituary for Irene "Renee" Evelyn Griesbaum

Irene "Renee" Evelyn Griesbaum, 90, of Taylor, MO, passed away at 3:45 PM Monday, January 14, 2019 at her daughter's home.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Taylor, MO. Mark Carpenter and Donna Reid will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery in Taylor.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO.

Renee was born September 23, 1928, at Mark Bottom in Taylor, MO to Carl Oscar and Fannie Grace Schaberg Krietemeyer.

She was married to Albert Griesbaum, Jr. on July 23, 1950 in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her in death March 5, 1978.

Survivors include five children, Danny Griesbaum (Juanita) of Durham, MO, Billy Griesbaum (Missy) of Taylor, MO, Cindy Kroeger (Gary) of Maywood, MO, Susie Steffen (Ken) of Plainville, IL, Jenny Carter (Mike) of Ewing, MO; three siblings, Bob Krietemeyer of Ewing, MO, Polly Sutton (Don) of Palmyra, MO, and John Krietemeyer of Ewing, MO; and 12 grandchildren, Jamie Griesbaum (Crissy), Doug Kroeger (Karrie), Kim Lackey (Josh), Skeeter Kroeger (Emily), Shelley Griesbaum, Zach Steffen, Adam Griesbaum (Kelsey), Blaise Steffen (Shannon), Erin Whitaker (Jordan), Brianne Seals (Brett), Ross Carter, and Adam Mast (Diana). She is also survived by numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Renee was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five siblings, Carlene Breeden, Mary Johnson, Dick Krietemeyer, Helen Bradney, and Martha Archer, a granddaughter, Dana Griesbaum, and stillborn grandson, Thomas Ira Wenneker.

Renee graduated from Palmyra High School in 1947. Prior to marriage, she was a seamstress at Ely Walker & Co. in Quincy, IL. Later, Renee worked as a book keeper on her family's farm.

Renee enjoyed sewing and gardening. Most of all, Renee cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Renee attended Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Taylor, MO.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra Nutrition Center or the Hospice of Northeast Missouri. A nonperishable food item may also be brought in memory of Renee that will be donated to a local food pantry.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Griesbaum, Doug Kroeger, Skeeter Kroeger, Zach Steffen, Adam Griesbaum, Blaise Steffen, Ross Carter, and Adam Mast.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kim Lackey, Shelley Griesbaum, Erin Whitaker, Brianne Seals, and Renee's Great Grandchildren.

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Previous Events





5:00 PM 1/17/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/17/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel

424 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel
424 S Main Street Palmyra 63461 MO
United States





10:00 AM 1/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church

Taylor, Missouri 63471

Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church
CR Taylor 63471 Missouri
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

6600 MO 6
Taylor, MO 63471

6600 MO 6 Taylor 63471 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Northeast Missouri

Palmyra Nutrition Center

Palmyra, Missouri 63461

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