Moss Funeral Home - Trenton, IL

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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230

105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293


Barbara C. Georgy



  Visitation:  Tuesday, May 4, 2010             4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, May 5, 2010      9:00-10:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

  Services:   Wednesday, May 5, 2010               11:00 AM
                    St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton



Barbara C. Georgy, nee Rehkemper, 85 of Trenton, died Sunday, May 02, 2010 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. 

Mrs. Georgy was born January 7, 1925 in St. Rose to Leo and Margaret (Diekman) Rehkemper; they preceded her in death. 

She married Joseph Georgy on October 18, 1949 at St. Rose Catholic Church; he preceded her in death on October 22, 1990

Also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cindy Poettker; a brother, John Rehkemper; a sister-in-law, Betty Schleuter; and brothers-in-law, Eugene Schleuter and Alfred Becker. 

Surviving are her children, Paul (Marilyn) Georgy of Crystal Lake, Patricia (Duane) Poettker of St. Rose, Michael (Tina) Georgy of Mahomet, and Aggie (Chuck) Strieker of Aviston; 12 Grandchildren, John (Abby) Georgy, Steve (Kristin) Georgy, Laura Georgy, Eric (Bridgett) Poettker, Scott (Amber) Poettker, Nicole Poettker, Jaclyn Poettker, Kristi O’Dell, Dana (Zachery) Harrell, Matt Strieker, Melissa Strieker, and Stacy Strieker; 7 Great-Grandchildren; a sister, Helen Becker of Bartelso; a sister-in-law, Helen Rehkemper of St. Rose; and a special friend, Erwin Kalmer of Trenton. 

Born the second of three children, Barb graduated from St. Rose grade school. As a young woman she worked at Highland Hospital and later retired as a CNA at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.  She met the love of her life, Joseph Georgy through her brother John.  Together they raised four children on a farm southwest of Trenton.  They moved to New Baden in 1965 where they continued to farm.  She enjoyed quilting, traveling, and sharing good times with her family and friends.   

She was a member of St. Mary Church, Altar Sodality, and Kitchen Committee, Clinton County Farm Bureau, Clinton County Homemakers Extension, Life Member of the Carlyle VFW Post 3523 Auxiliary, St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary, and also volunteered visiting the sick as a Sunshine Girl. 

Barb was a kind and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  Her family and her faith were the most important things to her. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton with Fr. Eugene Kreher officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 4, 2010 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 from 9:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. 

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.



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