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Clarence Leo Rustemeyer

Clarence Leo Rustemeyer, age 87 of Belle, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his residence.

Clarence was born on September 16, 1927, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Anton and Mary (Reinkemeyer) Rustemeyer.

Clarence was a 1945 graduate of Wellston High School in Wellston, Missouri.

Clarence served in the United States Army.

Clarence was employed at Airpath in St. Louis where he polished the lens for the airplane compasses. He also crafted guns that was used on helicopters.

Clarence was a "Mr. Fix It". He enjoyed working on computers and loved going to garage sales to find old computers and printers to fix and finding those "unique" items to collect. Clarence loved animals, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, reading, square dancing and golfing. Clarence was a big kid at heart with his sense of humor and loved to joke and talk.

Clarence is survived by: four children, Mark Rustemeyer and his wife Linda of Maryland Heights, Donna Winkelman and her husband Larry of Freeburg, Tony Rustemeyer of Dittmer, and Carla Anderson and her friend Matt Madden of Dittmer; two sisters, Matilda Reid and her husband Don of Winamac, IN and Mary Ann Blair and her husband Jim of Linn; one brother, Paul Rustemeyer of Maryland Heights; 9 grandchildren, Larry, Heather, Matthew, Jeff, Jennifer, Ashley, Joseph, Stephen, and Clarence; and 7 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Clarence was preceded in death by: one daughter, Evelyn Rustemeyer; one brother, Alfred Rustemeyer; and one sister, Evelyn Rustemeyer.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral services will follow with Fr. John Schmitz officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in St. George Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Clarence Rustemeyer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)
www.mortonchapel.com


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Donna and The Rustemeyer Families: Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your Dad.

Jim and Yvonne Hoerschgen Dec 4 2014 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Clarence. I never saw him without that beautiful smile of his. He will certainly be missed. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Doris Backes-Delp

Doris Backes-Delp Dec 3 2014 12:00 AM