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George D. Groeber


1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
George Daniel Groeber, 84, High Hill, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at his home.

George, a former heavy equipment operator, was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Gore, the son of Gustave Groeber and wife Anna Mae. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jonesburg, a former member of the O'Fallon Lions Club, Auxiliary Police in O'Fallon and the American Legion. George served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked for G&P Ditching in St. Paul, and was a member of the Local 513 Union Operating Engineers for nearly 50 years.

George was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and attended spring training for many years. He also traveled and visited almost all 50 states. George loved going to the casino, tinkering around his house and always had the perfect yard. You could see his Christmas spirit by the decorations he displayed in his home and yard each year. George loved to talk and share his knowledge of how to fix anything and everything. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

George is survived by his five children, Elaine (Danny) Angel, High Hill, George (Janet Brower) Groeber, Montgomery City, Mark (Chrissy) Groeber, Warrenton, Grace Jones, Montgomery City, and Yvonne "Vonnie" (Ryan) Poston, Jonesburg; sister, Alice Seeburger, St. Charles; two sisters-in-law, Tootsie Groeber and Doris Groeber, both of Warrenton; six grandsons, Danny Angel Jr., Bryan (Kelly) Groeber, Dustin (Kelly Queathem) Jones, Trevor Jones, Jacob Jones and Christopher Groeber; three granddaughters, Angie Angel, Taylor Lauer and Raylene Poston; six great-granddaughters, Brooke (Tom) Niemela, Jordyn Angel, Logan Angel, Alexa Groeber, Kyndall Groeber and Kynsley Groeber; and one great-grandson, Max Angel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Groeber, nee Bock; father, Gustave Groeber; mother, Anna Mae Groeber; and four brothers, Donald "Gene" Groeber, Henry "Buddy" Groeber, Herbert "Sug" Groeber and Robert "Bob" Groeber.

Visitation was held Tuesday, June 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, Jonesburg.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, June 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jonesburg.

Interment followed at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, High Hill.

Memorials to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jonesburg, in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383 are preferred.

The family was served by Pitman Funeral Home, Jonesburg.
Published in The Missourian on June 14, 2018
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