Obituary for Christopher Tebbe, 71

March 06,1949 To February 16,2020,

Visitation
10-11 AM, Friday, February 21, 2020 at St. Mary Church in Glasgow

Funeral Services
11 AM, Friday, February, 21, 2020 at St. Mary Church in Glasgow

Interment
Washington Cemetery - Glasgow

Memorials
St. Mary School

Christopher Tebbe, 70, died suddenly at his home in Glasgow, MO on February 16, 2020. Christopher John Tebbe was born in Boonville, MO on March 6, 1949, a son to the late Bernard and Rita (Westhues) Tebbe. In 1967, Chris graduated from St. Joe’s High School in Salisbury. In 1969, Chris was drafted by the United States Army where he served for two years. He continued serving his country in the Army Reserves as a medic for 10 years. Chris earned an Associate’s Degree from a Community College in Kansas City. He worked primarily as an HVAC technician for numerous years in Kansas City, Florida and the Glasgow area. Chris loved to hunt, fish, and do woodworking. He also had a deep appreciation for animals, especially dogs. Chris was not only a father figure to his younger siblings, but also a wonderful and endearing Uncle to many of his nieces and nephews. Survivors include four brothers, Steve (Beverly) Tebbe, of Independence, MO, Eugene (Lori) Tebbe, of Rocheport, MO; James (Gigi) Tebbe, of Warner Robins, GA, and Mark (Connie) Tebbe, of Glasgow, MO; six sisters, Helen (Scott) Sanders, of Glasgow, MO, Gwen (Butch) Brand, of Glasgow, MO, Margie Aholt, of Glasgow, MO, Janie (Larry "Butch") Hackman, of Glasgow, MO, Marianna (Jonathan) Hasse, of Venice, FL, and Laurie (John) Fritz, of McKinney, TX; sister-in-law, Martha Tebbe, of Fayette; former wife, Martha Alverson, of Texas; and special friend, Carol Hill, of Glasgow, MO. He is also survived by 29 nieces and nephews, 47 great-nieces and nephews and three great-great-nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Chris was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael and Jerome Tebbe, and a sister-in-law, Bev Tebbe. Funeral Mass honoring the life of Mr. Tebbe will be 11 AM, Friday, February 21, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Glasgow, with Fr. Paul Hartley officiating. Visitation will be an hour before the service at the church starting at 10 AM. Inurnment will follow the service, with military honors at Washington Cemetery in Glasgow. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Mary School, in care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 112 Market St., Glasgow, MO 65254.