Freddy "Max" Tiefenauer of Caledonia, Missouri was born October 26, 1943 in Caledonia, Missouri a son of the late Francois (Hockinghomer) and late Bill Tiefenauer. Freddy departed this life on Thursday, November 19, 2020 having reached the age of 77 years and 24 days.
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Freddy is survived by his companion Brenda Schroeder of Farmington, Missouri; Son, Steve (Christine) Tiefenauer of Park Hills, Missouri; Daughter Holly (Kiley) Hensley of Bonne Terre, Missouri; Grandchildren Catilynn Hensley of Jackson, Missouri; Emily Tiefenauer attending Maryville University; Mason Tiefenauer attending Lincoln Tech in Nashville; Jacob Looney US Army Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Madi Tiefenauer of Park Hills; Lilly Hensley of Bonne Terre; Levi Hensley of Bonne Terre.
In addition to his parents, Freddy is preceded in death by his brothers, Donald; Joseph Tiefenauer; son, Cale Tiefenauer; grandson, Shawn Hensley; dear and special friend Roberta Ann Raney.
Freddy graduated from Valley Caledonia and enlisted in the US Navy serving from 1963 to 1967 as a PipeFitter E4 on the UA Essex. After the service, Freddy had many jobs including working in body shops, mines, truck driver, and retired as an operator and a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, AFL, CIO Local 513. Freddy had a love for cars and over the years owned many beautiful classics. He loved restoring and driving them. He was a member of the Nation Hot Rod Association and traveled the US and Canada going to car shows. He made many friends along the way.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 1PM at the Bellevue Presbyterian Cemetery in Caledonia, Missouri.