Monday, May 2, 2022

Obituary - George 'Mike' Michael Greufe

George Michael (Mike) Greufe, age 71 years, of Clinton, Missouri passed away May 1, 2022 at Clinton Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Mike was born June 25, 1950 in Clinton, Missouri the son of George John and Clara Mae (Boden) Greufe. Mike grew up in the Germantown/Montrose, Missouri area. He graduated, in the Class of 1968, from Montrose High School. After graduation, his family moved to Clinton, Missouri. Mike enlisted in the Clinton National Guard, 1970-1976. He was employed with Schreiber Foods, as a Material Specialist. Mike retired from Schreiber Foods in 2016, after 40 years.

Mike married Vickie Marlene Braun on February 26, 1971. Two sons were born to this marriage, Chris and Nathan. Mike was always involved in his son’s activities over the years. He coached baseball and soccer, and spent several years at Scout Camp which included float trips, and two trips to Philmont, New Mexico.

Mike enjoyed the outdoors. He loved taking his boat out fishing, and going out with fishing guides. He was especially fond of a fishing trip he took to Canada. If not fishing, you could find him on the golf course. Several trips were made, in-state and out-of-state, playing golf with his best friend, Wayne Hagan. One of Mike’s prides was his yards, always receiving compliments.

Surviving is his wife of 51 years, Vickie, sons; Chris (Jamie) Greufe and Nathan Greufe, four grandchildren; Addison, Avery, Alexys and Alexavier Greufe. Two siblings also survive; Frances Jackson and Linda (Mark) Engeman , and brother-in-law Dale Schroder. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Mike was preceded in death by a grandson, Braun Greufe, his parents and a sibling, Shirley Schroder.

Mike’s wishes were to be cremated, with no services.

Inurnment will be in the columbarium at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri .

Arrangements are under the care of Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri.

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