Erwin Kottmeyer, age 93, of Freistatt, Mo., passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon, Mo.
Erwin was born on Dec. 22, 1918 in Mt. Vernon, Mo., the son of Carl Kottmeyer and Ella (Doennig) Kottmeyer.
|He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, where he served as head usher and was on the finance committee. Erwin was a self-employed farmer and enjoyed raising cattle.|
Erwin is survived by two nieces, Genevieve Hammers and husband, Pat, of Republic, Mo. and Paula Kay Kermani and husband, Parviz, of Hopewell Junction, N.Y.; two nephews, Douglas Doss and wife, Kathy, of Shawnee, Kan. and David Schirmer and wife, Amy, of Kansas City, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Regina Doss and Ruth Schirmer.
Funeral services for Mr. Kottmeyer will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Rev. Barrett R. Buchmueller will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Radio Broadcast in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, Mo.