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David "Alphonse" Kliethermes

April 23, 1951 — September 15, 2022

Jefferson City



David Frank “Alphonse” Kliethermes, 71, of Taos, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation.


He was born April 23, 1951, in Hillsboro, Missouri, the son of Raymond and Matilda (Holzer) Kliethermes.


David had been employed at Von Hoffman Press and was a member of the Carpenter’s Labor Union.  He later was self-employed with recycling.  He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Taos where he served as a lay minister and was a member of the Taos Knights of Columbus.


Survivors include three siblings, Danny (Rita) Kliethermes, New Bloomfield; Carol (Mike) Sisson, Jefferson City; Erma Moskalski, Taos; brothers-in-law, Arthur Gentges and Jerry Ferguson, both of Jefferson City, seven nieces and nephews, Jerry Jenkins, Joyce Jenkins, Theresa Haake, Cory Kliethermes, Sara Gentges, Brian Gentges, and Curtis Kliethermes; and eleven great nieces and nephews, Josh and Janet Jenkins, Cameron, Bryce, and Zachary Haake, Faith and Kevin Kliethermes, Delaney Ferguson, Austin, Tate and Addelai Kliethermes.  David was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters, Audrey and Ralph Dietzel, Pauline Gentges, Teresa Ferguson, Grace Harvey and nephew, Matt Ferguson.


Visitation will be Monday, September 19, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Trimble Funeral Homes, 3210 N. Ten Mile Drive, Jefferson City. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Taos.  The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Kelechi Uzuebbu officiating.  Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.


Memorials may be directed to Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunset Group, 5114 Old Business 50 West, Jefferson City, 65109.


Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City.


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