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Alfred Herman Rustemeyer

Alfred H. Rustemeyer, age 84 of Linn passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at St Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.

Alfred was born, July 5, 1929 in Linn, a son to the late Anton and Mary (Reinkemeyer) Rustemeyer.

On May 5, 1956, Alfred was united in marriage to Loretta Ellebracht in St Louis. She survives of the home.

Alfred was a graduate of Wellston High School in St Louis and worked a number of years for the A&P Grocery Stores as a produce manager. Alfred also served his country as a Marine during the Korean War.

Alfred was a member of St George Catholic Church in Linn and a member of the United Food and Commercial Worker Union. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, his hobby farm and gardening.

In addition to his wife, Alfred is survived by: two sons, John Rustemeyer of Linn and Dean Rustemeyer and his wife Amy of Jefferson City; one daughter, Cheryl Helmig and her husband Tim of Linn; two brothers, Clarence Rustemeyer of Belle and Paul Rustemeyer of St Louis; two sisters, Matilda Reid and her husband Don of Winamac, Ind. and Mary Ann Blair and her husband Jim of Linn; six grandchildren, Jasmine Rustemeyer, Bryan Helmig, Kyle Helmig, Shelley Helmig, Adam Rustemeyer and Nicole Grefrath as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Alfred was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Rustemeyer.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Morton Chapel in Linn. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at St George Catholic Church with Fr. John Schmitz as the Celebrant.

Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis with full Military Honors.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Honor Flight Program.

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Loretta & Family, Sorry for the loss of a wonderful guy. Your in our thoughts and prayers. (Fritz, you tell mom & dad we say HI and don't bug mom to much about straightening up those nails.)

Donnei & Brenda Baumhoer Nov 21 2013 12:00 AM

dean,amy,nicole,and family sorry to hear of the passing of your dad,sending prayers your way.

rhondasnellerkmiec Nov 20 2013 12:00 AM

What a great and wonderful man that Heaven has received. I will miss my sweet Alfred and all our times of great stories about life, love and his service to our country.

Paula Helmig Conley Nov 19 2013 12:00 AM

Loretta and family, I am sorry to hear about Alfred. He always put a smile on my face at the family reunions. I will be thinking of you in the days ahead. Hugs, Doris Backes-Delp

Doris Backes-Delp Nov 19 2013 12:00 AM