Hubert Biehle

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Hubert J. Biehle, 87, formerly of Biehle, Mo., and Perryville, Mo., passed away into the hope of Christ's resurrection Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

He was born Dec. 11, 1918, at Biehle, son of Henry and Catherine Behrle Biehle. He and Vivian Salelby were married May 16, 1966. She survives.

Biehle was a graduate of Perryville High School. He was an electrician and had worked on the World Trade Center Towers in Manhattan, N.Y. Biehle was a hospital volunteer for 20 years and was a member of the Elks Club in N.Y.

Survivors include a sister, Viola (the late Gus) Brown; several nieces and nephews, including Shirley Cracraft of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Edgar, Walter and Herbert H. Biehle; a sister, Irene Biehle Leonard.

A funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 12 at St. Anselm Catholic Church, with interment at Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y.

A memorial Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30 at St. Maurus Church in Biehle, with the Rev. Alphonse Hoernig officiating.

Mass requests may be made or memorials may be given to the St. Maurus Parish Center Building Fund, Route B, Perryville, Mo. 63775.