Richard A. Tebbe, 71, of St. Rose, Ill., born Feb. 21, 1944, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at his home.
Rich retired as the custodian at St. Rose Catholic Church and School and was a farmer. He enjoyed playing pool and softball, and tending bar at Scooters Pub in St. Rose. He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and Men's Sodality, and the St. Rose Development Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Regina, nee Detmer, Tebbe; a granddaughter, Andria Huelsmann; a sister, Pat Stallard; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alvin and Johanna, nee Kues, Renschen; and sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Renschen, Jane Engblom, and Donna Renschen.
Surviving is his wife Rita, nee Renschen, Tebbe of St. Rose, whom he married on August 28, 1965, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston; his children, Tina Frank and husband Brad of Highland, Colette Huelsmann and husband Dale, Scott Tebbe and wife Kristie, Robin Becker and husband Craig, and Amanda Tebbe and fiance Kurt Hellmann all of St. Rose; his grandchildren, Alexa Becker and fiance Bryson Potts, Hope Huelsmann, Peyton Becker, Seth Huelsmann, Connor Tebbe, Reaghan Tebbe, Laney Tebbe, and Elizabeth Snyder; his siblings, Joan Kohlbrecher and husband Butch of St. Rose, Paul Tebbe and wife Martha of Staunton, Jim Tebbe and wife Toots of St. Rose, Charlie Tebbe of Jamestown, and Danny Tebbe and wife Marilyn of St. Rose; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David Renschen and wife Shirley of Ormond Beach, Fla., Judy Woltering and husband Matt of Jamestown, Andre Renschen and wife Diane of Charlotte, N.C., Mark Renschen and wife Brenda of Breese, Karen Schulte and husband Marty of Centralia, Gary Renschen and wife Helen of Carlyle, and Lisa Renschen of Tahoe City, Calif.; several stepbrothers-in-law, stepsisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Mater Dei Scholarship Fund and will be received at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.mossfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at the Moss Funeral Home, Breese, Ill.
Funeral: A celebration of life service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with Deacon Linus Klostermann officiating. A private interment will take place in St. Rose Cemetery.
MOSS FUNERAL HOME, Breese, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 25, 2016