Dorothy M. Essenpreis

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:00-8:00 PM
    Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:00-9:00 AM

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Thursday, January 17, 2013
  • Service Time
    9:00 AM
  • Service Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Full Obituary

    Dorothy M. Essenpreis, nee Rolfingsmeyer, 88, of Breese, died Monday, January 14, 2013 at Breese Nursing Home.

    Mrs. Essenpreis was born February 14, 1924 in Breese to Arthur and Elda (Schroeder) Rolfingsmeyer; they preceded her in death.

    She married James “Jim” Essenpreis on October 18, 1947 in St. Louis, MO; he preceded her in death on September 15, 2004.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a grandson, Gerad Essenpreis-Wellen.

    Surviving are her children, Sandy (Jim Schrage) Essenpreis of Boulder and Dale (Helen) Essenpreis of Breese; 5 grandchildren, Angela Guellil, Craig Hoerchler, Brett Ann (Brian) Beer, Brad Essenpreis, and Luke Essenpreis; and 3 great-grandchildren, Jeanette and Sabrina Guellil and Paxton Beer.

    Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Breese.

    Funeral Services will be Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 9:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with Rev. Gretchen Sterrett officiating. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Breese.

    Visitation will be Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 8:00-9:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

    Memorials can be made to the St. John’s Cemetery and will be received at the funeral home.

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