Clemence “Clem” J. Mengwasser, age 90 of Rich Fountain, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.
Clem was born January 9, 1928, on the family farm in Rich Fountain, a son to the late Henry and Mary Jane (Radmacher) Mengwasser.
Clem attended Sacred Heart Catholic School in Rich Fountain.
On June 12, 1954, he was united in marriage Leoba Mary Berhorst at St. George Catholic Church in Linn. She preceded him in death on November 7, 2012.
Clem spent his life working on the family farm.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain.
Clem enjoyed squirrel, turkey and deer hunting.
Clem is survived by: four sons, Daniel (Sandra) Mengwasser of Westphalia, Fred (Diana) Mengwasser of Loose Creek, Randy (Theresa) Mengwasser of Holts Summit, and Kevin (Tommie) Mengwasser of Jefferson City; a son-in-law, Russ Schaefer of Taos; one brother, Norbert Mengwasser of Rich Fountain; two sisters, Rosaline (Leonard) Voss of Linn, and Bernadine Pope of Freeburg; eight grandchildren, Thomas (Alecia) Mengwasser, Christy (John) Mitchell, Justin (Tara) Mengwasser, Heather Mengwasser, Derek (fiancée Kelsey Boehm) Mengwasser , Alexander, Zachary and Andrew Mengwasser; seven great grandchildren, Victoria, Isaac, Savannah, Emmaly, Benjamin, Autumn and Lincoln; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents and spouse of 58 years, Clem was preceded in death by: a daughter, Marjorie “Margie” Ann Schaefer and four brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. William Debo as the celebrant. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sacred Heart Endowment Fund.