Louise Rose Reibenspies, 90, of Tipton, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Tipton Oak Manor.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Tipton. Father Henry Reichert and Deacon Terry Reibenspies will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tina Klaas, Nicole Nichols, Erin Barr, Tonya Schmidt, Rachelle Howell and Kayla Barr. A Ladies Altar Society rosary was held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Tipton. The family received friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Andrew's Cemetery at Tipton. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Andrew's Catholic Church or the Ladies Altar Society.
Born Feb. 1, 1916, at Tipton, she was the daughter of the late George Knipp Sr. and Gertrude Schmidt Knipp. On Jan. 25, 1938, at Tipton, she married Leo A. Reibenspies, who survives of the home. She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Tipton, Daughters of Isabella and the Ladies Altar Society. She lived in the Tipton community all her life and loved to make hangars woven with yarn and quilt blocks. She loved to embroider, play cards, dance and enjoyed traveling. She had a special devotion to the mother of God and St. Jude. She loved her family dearly.
Additional survivors include two sons, Terry Reibenspies and wife Dottie of Simi Valley, Calif., and Roland Reibenspies of Tipton; three daughters, Hedy Rackers and husband Al of Columbia, Jane Stratman and husband Glen of Jefferson City and Renee Barr and husband Bob of Marshall; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Philip Reibenspies; one grandson, Mark Reibenspies; one great-grandson, Joshua Nichols; five brothers and three sisters.
Additional information provided per family recompense.