Eugene R. Tebbe


Eugene R. Tebbe, age 93, of Breese, passed away Monday, September 8 at Breese Nursing Home. A funeral mass of Christian burial for 93 year old Eugene R. Tebbe will be held Thursday, September 11 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 and again Thursday from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Cemetery.

Mr. Tebbe was born April 13, 1921 in Germantown to August and Emma (Beckmann) Tebbe; they preceded him in death.

He married Dorothy Benhoff on October 2, 1951; she preceded him in death on August 8, 2014.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Leona Bruns; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Anthony “Tony” and Veronica (Hoh) Benhoff; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Alvin Bruns, Leonard and Marie Benhoff, Sylvester Benhoff, Marcella and Frank Reiner.

Surviving are his children, Eugene (Annette) Tebbe of Breese and Marilyn (boyfriend Ben Hall) Tebbe of Mattoon; 4 grandchildren, Jeremy (Stacey) Tebbe, Emily Tebbe, Jared (Brooke Kniepmann) Tebbe, and Valerie Tebbe; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Anthony “Tony” (Aggie) Benhoff of Breese and Mary Ann (Don) Schmitz of Carlyle.

Eugene was a retired dairy farmer and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Men’s Sodality, and the Mid-America Dairymen.

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