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Genevieve Lechner

August 30, 1929 — September 18, 2016

Genevieve G. Lechner (Crowe), age 87, of De Soto, Missouri, passed away on September 18, 2016 at her home. She was born August 30, 1929, in Appanoose County, Iowa.                .


She is survived by:


Son-James W. Lechner, of Richwood, Missouri

Daughter-Catherine (Barry) Dennis, of De Soto, Missouri

Daughter-Deborah Black, of Festus, Missouri

Sister-Dixie Koester

Brother-Charlie Crowe

Brother-Willard Crowe

Brother-Carl Crowe




Samantha J, James, Brian, Joey, Jessica, Nicole, Scott, Richard, Lisa, DusDee, and Samantha S.


Great Grandchildren-


Brian, Christopher, Mason, Gavin, Garret, Zoey, Cheyenne, James, Dayden, Dilian, Tristan, Cole, Max, Austin, Jace, Davis, Sawyer, Taylor and Savannah.


Great Great Grandchildren-


Daniel, Natalie, Alyssa, Amanda, Adam, Austin, Kailey, Andrew, Anna, Matthew and Katherine.


Preceded in death by-


Husband-Robert C. Lechner

Daughter-Sandra Nilges


Grandson Jeremy Dennis

Father-Herman Crowe

Mother-Isal Crowe (nee Cochran)

Brother-Billy Crowe


Visitation-Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 11am to 1pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Hillsboro, Missouri, followed by burial and committal service at Jefferson Barrack’s National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.


Memorials to charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 22, 2016

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Robert D. Brown Funeral Home

103 4th St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Graveside Service

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Jefferson Barrack's National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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