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Elmer Lee Loethen

October 17, 1936 — February 14, 2024

Jefferson City, Missouri

Elmer Lee Loethen, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born on October 17, 1936, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of Sylvester and Matilda (Feltrop) Loethen. 

He was united in marriage on November 16, 1957, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City, to Donna Marie Moon who survives.

Elmer worked as a dedicated salesman who spent the majority of his life working at Tennyson's Furniture Store.  

Elmer's faith played a significant role in his life, as a member of St. Martin Catholic Church.

Beyond his professional and religious commitments, Elmer had a range of interests that brought him joy.  He was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, eagerly rooting for them during their games. His fascination with antiques led him to build an impressive collection over time.

In his leisure time, Elmer cherished moments spent in his man cave, indulging in classic western movies.  He admired Ford Cars and Mustangs for their timeless design and craftsmanship.

Above all else, Elmer treasured the company of his loved ones. He relished the opportunity to be with family and create lasting memories together.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Loethen, Jefferson City; two daughters, Cathy (John) Trigg, Russellville; Judy (Brad) Wilson, Russellville; one son, Brad (Kevie) Loethen, Jefferson City; eight grandchildren, Jamie Sullivan, Jesse Farris, Jodi Harrison, Cole Wilson, Adam Wilson, Hannah Anderson, Kaylee Loethen, and Kassidy Loethen; and eleven great-grandchildren, Lawson, Lydia, Caden, Dane, Lily, Addison, Kolt, Stella, Beckett, Maci, and Tanner; and a sister, Delores (Dennis) Kiral, Holts Summit.    

He was preceded in death by his parents; one great-granddaughter, Grace Farris; and three brothers, Robert Loethen, Jim Loethen, and Gene Loethen. 

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2024, at St. Martin Catholic Church.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. with the Very Rev. Jason T. Doke, officiating. 

Burial will be in St. Martin Catholic Cemetery West.

Memorials are suggested to St. Martin Catholic Building Fund. 

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com

To send flowers to the family in memory of Elmer Lee Loethen, please visit our flower store.

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