Geneva M. "Gen" Lefeber
Geneva M. "Gen" (Snortum) Lefeber, 86, of Mountain, WI was laid to rest in the arms of our Lord on July 2, 2013, at Villa Loretto Nursing Home, Mt. Calvary.
She was born on October 25, 1926 in Chilton, daughter of the late Albert & Anna (Jannsen) Snortum.
Gen attended school in Gravesville.
On May 31, 1944 she married Edwin W. Lefeber in Chilton.
Edwin preceded her in death on February 28, 1998.
Gen worked at Tecumseh Products, New Holstein. She also helped with her husband's business, Lefeber Well Drilling and raised her seven children.
Gen loved to be with her children, grandchildren and friends. She loved to tell her endless list of stories and jokes & do card tricks. She also loved to travel and spent time at the casinos and do a bit of gambling.
She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Chute Lake, Mountain.
Survivors include her children: Eugene (Audrey) Lefeber, Lincolnton, NC, Dennis (Shirley) Lefeber, Johnsburg, Gary (Linda) Lefeber, Fond du Lac, Diane (James) Klotz, New Holstein, Cynthia (Robert) Knaus, Johnsburg, Lloyd Lefeber, (special friend, Laquita), Mountain, Kevin Lefeber, Plymouth and a daughter-in-law; Roberta Lefeber, Fond du Lac. She is further survived by 20 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, one sister, Alberta Maroszek, Kiel, sister-in-law, Eva Snortum, Milwaukee, numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Oscar, Lester (Alice) & Arthur (Luella) Snortum, two sisters, Alma (Boettcher) Schweitzer, Evangeline Schweitzer, two brothers-in-law, Wilmer Boettcher, Leo Schweitzer and two grandchildren, Melissa & Bradley Klotz.
Family and friends may call at the Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St., Kiel on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. A vigil service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday at the funeral home.
The funeral Mass for Geneva will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, July 6, 2013 at St. Michael's Catholic Church Chapel in Chute Lake, Mountain with Father Dean Dombroski officiating. Family and friends may call at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service.
Burial will take place in Mountain Cemetery.
Gen's family wishes to extend a special thank you to the sisters and staff of Villa Loretto Nursing Home for being so wonderful to mom while she was there. God Bless you All.
Online condolences at www.meiselwitzfh.com
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on July 3, 2013
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