Terry K. Homfeldt, age 78 of Linn, passed peacefully away Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Terry was born October 31, 1941, in St. Louis, a son to the late Raymond and Florence (Biles) Homfeldt.
On June 30, 1962, he was united in marriage to Betty Gerschefske at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Freedom, Missouri. She survives of the home.
Terry worked for several years as a women’s shoe designer for International Shoe Company. One of his highlights was designing a pair of shoes for Jackie Kennedy. In 1963, he moved to Monett and went to work for the Jumping Jacks Shoe Company where he designed children’s shoes. Later he owned and operated Freedom Products. After retirement, Terry worked as a volunteer at the Calvary’s Gift in Jefferson City.
Terry was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City, Jaycees, and served as the Vice President of the Quarterback Club when he lived in Monett.
He enjoyed camping, collecting model trains, collecting tools and coaching his son’s baseball teams.
In addition to his wife of 57 years, he is survived by: two sons, Brian Homfeldt and his wife Stephanie of Monett, and Scott Homfeldt and his wife Tammy of Jefferson City; four grandchildren, Tristen, Breanna, Emma, and Maddie Homfeldt, as well as his faithful companion Teddy.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City with Pastor Samuel Powell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Calvary Lutheran High School in Jefferson City.