Obituaries

Byron Ervin Engelbrecht

Byron Ervin Engelbrecht, 80, of Bay, passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at Frene Valley Healthcare in Owensville. Byron was born in Berger on April 30, 1934, to the late Paul and Selma (Schneider) Engelbrecht. On October 3, 1953, in Columbia, he was united in marriage to Anna Mae Bierwirth. He was a member of Zion-St. Paul United Church of Christ in Bay, American Simmental Assn. and the Teamsters Union. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Anna Mae and two sons, Brent and Brian Engelbrecht. His survivors include his daughters, Susan Schneider and husband Tom of Belle and Barbara Lee and husband Jerry of Columbia; son, Michael Engelbrecht of Bay; brother, Paul Engelbrecht and wife Ruth of St. Louis; daughter-in-law, Loretta Engelbrecht of Columbia; by 10 grandchildren, Jason, Travis, Todd and Tyler Schneider, John and Jill Engelbrecht, Kaitlyn and Zachary Lee and Lane and Gracie Engelbrecht; three great-grandsons, Evan, Jace and Braxton Schneider; and one great-granddaughter, Bridget Schneider. Funeral services will be on Saturday, January 10, at 1:00 p.m. at Zion-St. Paul United Church of Christ in Bay with Pastor Darrel Deeker officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery in Bay. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.

Published January 9, 2015