Dorothy J. Tebbe, age 86, of Breese, passed away Friday, August 8 at her home. A funeral Mass of Christian burial for 86 year-old Dorothy J. Tebbe will be Wednesday, August 13, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 9:00 – 10:45 a.m., at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Church.
Mrs. Tebbe was born October 2, 1927 in Breese to Anthony and Veronica (Hoh) Benhoff; they preceded her in death.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers, Leonard Benhoff and Sylvester Benhoff; a sister, Marcella “Sally” Reiner; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Marie Benhoff, Frank Reiner, Leona and Al Bruns.
She married Eugene Tebbe on October 2, 1951 and he survives in Breese.
Also surviving are her children, Eugene (Annette) Tebbe of Breese and Marilyn (friend Ben Hall) Tebbe of Mattoon; 4 grandchildren, Jeremy (fiancée Stacey Brammeier) Tebbe, Emily Tebbe, Jared (friend Brooke Kniepmann) Tebbe, and Valerie Tebbe; a brother, Anthony “Tony” (Aggie) Benhoff of Breese; and a sister, Mary Ann (Don) Schmitz of Carlyle.
Dorothy was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, quilting, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Altar Sodality.