Lorn H. Kleiboeker

Lorn H. Kleiboeker passed away Sept. 25, 2019. He was born Nov. 16, 1924 on the family farm in Lawrence County to August and Hulda (Rusch) Kleiboeker. His 94 years of life were spent on the same land his father purchased in 1916. In 2016 he was pleased to accept, on behalf of his entire family, the Missouri Century Farm award recognizing operational farms that have been in the same family for 100 years.
He married Alice Spree in 1953. In 60 years of marriage, they raised four children.
Kleiboeker was a lifelong farmer raising cattle, corn and grain crops. As a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, he served on various boards and committees. He especially enjoyed working with the Braille workers outreach.
Survivors include: sons, Nolan (Dotti) and Steven (Brenda) Kleiboeker; daughters, Anita Breazeale and June Huff; six grandsons; ; and four granddaughters; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his wife; his parents; brothers, Martin, Alvin and Hubert; sisters, Elda Haunschild, Leona Gaulke, Meta Burkholder, Vera Kruse, Lorene Buescher and Evelyn Schnelle; and two son-in-laws.
Visitation will be held at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Radio Broadcast. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home.


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