Gertrude A. "Gert" Leible, 94, of Perryville, died October 7, 2017 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville, MO.
She was born January 24, 1923 in Apple Creek, MO, son of Leo L. and Ida W. (Winkler) Meyer. She and Melvin H. "Jake" Leible Sr. were married on June 21, 1945. He preceded her in death on November 18, 1983.
She retired as a Menís Department sales clerk at Rozierís Mercantile after 34 years. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Ladies Sodality, Knight of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary Council 1263, and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 133.
She was an avid bingo and card player and loved being with her family. She enjoyed watching Cardinals games, baking and was a great cook.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter, Melvin "Jake" (Karen) Leible Jr, Fred R. (Kathy) Leible and Suzanne (Ralph) Cissell all of Perryville; one sister, Rosella Coffey of St. Louis; 6 grandchildren, Christopher Cissell, Jason Cissell, Sara Schumer, Kimberly Bergman, Matthew Leible, Thomas Leible and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sisters, Marie Leible, Cornella Favier, Marcella Bendel; and seven brothers, Rudy Meyer, Elmer Meyer, Robert Meyer, Herbert Meyer, Clemens Meyer, Andrew Meyer and Eugene Meyer.
Visitation will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church on Tuesday, October 10 from 8:00 am until time of Mass at 10:30 am with Monsignor Jerome Buchheit officiating. Burial in St. Boniface Cemetery in Perryville, MO.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Vincent or Immanuel Schools.
Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Perryville, MO provided the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at youngandsonsfuneral.com.