Georgia Ann Gronefeld, 87, passed into eternity on March 15, 2023. She was born to the late George and Verena (Mahler) Beyer on June 21, 1935, in St. Louis, Missouri. Georgia married Wayne Gronefeld on July 17, 1971.
After attending Webster Groves High School, Georgia worked as a teller at Bank of Valley Park and the Bank of Dutzow. Together with Wayne, they raised five children and enjoyed studying history, collecting primitives antiques, and travelling. Georgia was a lover of dogs and cherished many Irish Setters over the years. She is remembered fondly for her sharp sense of humor and deep care and concern for her family and for others.
A member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Cappeln, MO for more than 50 years, Georgia sang in the church choir and volunteered for the church’s annual pancake and sausage supper as well as the church picnic.
Georgia was preceded in death by her brother, William Beyer. She is survived by her loving husband, Wayne, and five children, Kathy (Chris) DeLaquil, Michael MacMann, Bradley (Staci) Gronefeld, Timothy (Dawn) MacMann, and David (Lynne) Gronefeld. She leaves behind 12 grandchildren: Carrie (Ben) Richardson, April (Jake) DeLaquil, Andrew (Jessica) Gronefeld, Ashleigh (Kyle) Hollander, Michael (Michelle) Gronefeld, Taylor (Adam) MacMann, Abby Bounds, Kevin Melter, Christopher Bounds, Kyleigh MacMann, Emileigh MacMann, and Sarah Gronefeld. Georgia was blessed with five great-grandchildren, Samuel Richardson, Kayden Hollander, Toby Richardson, Gabe Richardson and Millie Hollander.
Georgia is treasured by countless friends, extended family and loved ones who will carry on her legacy.
Memorials may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ.