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Wilfred "Willie" J. Dudenhoeffer

Wilfred J. “Willie” Dudenhoeffer, age 79 of Bonnots Mill, entered into eternal rest on January 18, 2017, at Capital Region Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Willie was born on March 17, 1937, a son and only child to the late Frank and Mary (Linnenbrink) Dudenhoeffer of Bonnots Mill.
He attended the Cadet Creek School and St. Louis of France School in Bonnots Mill.
On July 22, 1961, he was united in marriage to Jeanie (Haslag) Dudenhoeffer in Loose Creek who survives at the home.
Willie was a member of St. Louis of France Catholic Church in Bonnots Mill.
Willie was a farmer and later employed by Chesebrough-Pond’s in Jefferson City. After retirement, he enjoyed cutting lawns for Steve’s Lawn Care. He enjoyed gardening and playing his guitar, and was a member of many area bands. He and Jeanie loved traveling to Branson and attending the many country music shows there.
Besides his loving wife of 55 years, Willie is survived by: a son, Steve Dudenhoeffer of Bonnots Mill; a daughter, Carol (Karl) Davenport of Wardsville; four grandchildren, Amy (Chris) Wilbers of Loose Creek, Christa (Bear) Thoenen of Frankenstein, Jacob (Brittanie) Dudenhoeffer of Loose Creek, and Courtney (Garrett) Buschjost of Wardsville; five great grandchildren, Addyson, Maci, and Kynlee Wilbers and Braden and Jacie Thoenen. Baby Thoenen is expected to arrive any day.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2017, at St. Louis of France Catholic Church in Bonnots Mill. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Fr. Louis Nelen as the celebrant. Private family interment will be held at a later date
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are suggested to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or St. Louis of France Parish Cemetery Fund.

Fr. Louis Nelen as the Celebrant


Sunday, January 22, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

St. Louis Of France Catholic Church

Bonnots Mill, MO 65016

Mass of Christian Burial

Sunday, January 22, 2017
2:00 PM

St Louis Of France Catholic Church

Bonnots Mill, MO 65016

Fr. Louis Nelen as the Celebrant

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So very sorry to hear about wilie . I wish we had known sooner but we missed it. I know he will be missed such a great guy. I am so glad he was a part of my life . I enjoyed working with him and was privelaged to have him as a friend. Always will have a special place in my heart. You all are in our prayers. You have our deepest sympathy. Peggy and Bill Kempker

Peggy kempker Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

I am really sorry to hear about Willy. He was a really important part of the town and friend to many of us. He will be very missed.

Andrea Miller Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Jeanie and to all the members of the family.....

Velma Hassler Johnston Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

God bless you all. Praying for the family.

Lewis and Katrinka Goldberg Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

Jeanie and family So sorry for your loss---losing a loved one is never easy....it helps when you have memories--it makes us appreciate and love them more. Do take care...ai

Nelson-Jean Brandt Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss, Jeannie.

Jeri Henderson Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

My heart was indeed saddened to hear of Willie's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed greatly. I always got such a kick out of seeing him and Tim bantering back and forth. May God wrap his loving arms around you all! I hope the wonderful memories you have of him will bring you comfort. I'm sure he will be playing his beautiful music for all in Heaven! God bless you all!

Bev Wilson Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM