Roberta "Bert" Liebelt

  • BORN: June 27, 1938
  • DIED: March 21, 2013
  • LOCATION: Mobridge, South Dakota

A Mass of Christian Burial for Roberta (Schaefbauer) Liebelt, 74, of Mobridge, formerly of Mound City, will be Monday, Mar. 25 at 10:00AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Mobridge. A meal follows services with burial scheduled at 1:30PM Monday at Mound City Cemetery. A scripture service will be Sunday at 5:00PM, with visitation beginning at 3:00PM, at Stout Family Funeral Home, Mobridge. Roberta passed away March 21, 2013 at Mobridge Regional Hospital.

Roberta F. Schaefbauer was born June 27, 1938 on the family farm southeast of Herreid, SD to Frank and Susie (Weisbeck) Schaefbauer. She grew up there attending grade school and high school in Herreid.

May 31, 1955, she married Wilbert "Billy" Goehring at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Herreid. They made their home on a farm southwest of Herreid, later moving to a farm 4 miles east of Mound City until 1977, when they moved into Mound City operating the Friendly Tavern which was purchased from Ray Grad in 1973. She developed many friendships in over 20 years of operating this establishment. Many a game of pinochle was played there. Her husband, Billy, passed away July 3, 1988.

On February 14, 1994, Bert married John Liebelt, together making their home in Mobridge until John passed away July 12, 2012. Her dog Pepper was by her side to fill the void after his passing. Bert enjoyed visiting with friends, playing video lottery and spent many hours on her computer sending emails and playing solitaire.

Survivors include 6 children, Terry (Vanessa) Goehring of Mound City, Larry (Susan) Goehring of Herreid, Ronnie Goehring of Mobridge, Laurie (Tom) Brandner of Pierre, Susan (James) Aman of Mobridge, Troy (Amy) Goehring of Tabor; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Eileen Dais of Cedar Rapids, IA and Sister Teresita Schaefbauer of Aberdeen, SD; 1 brother, Frank (Sara) Schaefbauer of Pierre, SD.

Bert was preceded in death by husband, Wilbert "Billy" Goehring; husband, John Liebelt; parents, Frank Schaefbauer in 1970 and Susie Schaefbauer in 1998; 1 sister, Doris Lacher and 1 brother, Duane Schaefbauer.

Funeral Mass
  • March 25, 2013
    10:00 AM
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church
  • 220 6th Street West
  • Mobridge, SD 57601
  • (605) 845-2100
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“ We were sorry to hear of Bert's passing. Bert was the sister to my aunt, Doris Lacher, and I will always remember Bert's laughter and smile! All of...Read More »

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