Birdella E. Meyenburge, 91, of Benton, KY, formerly of Granite City, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2014 in Benton, KY.
She was born on July 31, 1922 in Pittsfield, a daughter to the late John and Anna (Henry) Shafer.
Birdella had worked at Gateway Regional Hospital as an EKG technician. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, whom she adored. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, Birdella was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence P. Meyenburg; two sons, Ray and Ed Meyenburg; one brother, Ken Shafer; six sister, Ruby Elliot, Marie Backman, Ester Wilkinson, Ima Dunham, Arvella Clarkson and Trula Reuss.
She is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Priscilla of Benton, KY; daughter-in-law, Lois Meyenburg of Granite City; grandchildren, Tracy Voss, Adam Meyenburg, Dary Meyenburg, Royce Meyenburg, Priscilla Steinmetz and Darrin Meyenburg.
Services were through Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd. in Granite City.