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 Phillip Stephen Oscar Graessle

Phillip Stephen Oscar Graessle

Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Death 20 Dec 2002 (aged 71)
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Burial Meta, Osage County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100041493 · View Source
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Phillip was born in Jefferson City, Missouri to Louis Hugo Graessle and Catherine Theresa Bode.

Phillip was married to Dolores Theresia Bax on Nov. 7, 1953 in Koeltztown, Missouri, and they had five children.


Phillip Stephen Graessle, 71, Meta, died Dec. 20, 2002, at Beverly Health Care. He was born Feb. 4, 1931, in Jefferson City, a son of Louis H. and Catherine Bode Graessle. He was married Nov. 7, 1953, in Koeltztown, to Dolores Theresia Bax, who survives at the home. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a corrections officer at Algoa for 13 years and an automobile technician in Meta and Jefferson City for 25 years until his retirement. He was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Meta.

Other survivors include: two sons, Mark Graessle, Jefferson City, and Ralph Graessle, Meta; two daughters, Linda Bode, Meta, and Irene Strope, Folk; five brothers, Paul Graessle, Donald Graessle and Tom Graessle, all of Jefferson City, John Graessle, Eldon, and Carl Graessle, Hartsburg; four sisters, Virginia Carel, Chamois, Ann Falter, Freeburg, Mary Jo Brandt, Jefferson City, and Helen Oldenahi, St. Peters; and 15 grandchildren. One son, David Graessle, died in 1974 and one granddaughter preceded him in death.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Meta. The Rev. John Schutty will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in St. Cecilia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Rekus Funeral Home, Meta, with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.

-obituary, Jefferson City News-Tribune (Dec. 22, 2002)

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Gravesite Details Buried Dec. 23, 2002.




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