Lewis Criebaum

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- Funeral for Lewis R. "Dick" Criebaum, 83, of O'Fallon, Mo., was held Saturday at the Baue Funeral Chapel in Wentzville.

Criebaum died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, in St. Charles, Mo.

He was born Jan. 10, 1918, in Cape Girardeau. He was an electrician for 20 years for Sachs Electric in Chesterfield, Mo., and served in the U.S. Army from July 17, 1940, to Jan. 7, 1945.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Criebaum and Richard Bruce Criebaum, both of Wentzville; two sisters, Dorothy Otter of Sedalia, Mo. and Elizabeth "Bess" Nagel of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Criebaum.

Criebaum was buried at the St. Charles Memorial Gardens.