Jerome Casper Reinkemeyer, 92, of Argyle, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at his home with family at his side.
He was born in Argyle, MO on October 9, 1929, the son of the late Lawrence and Anna (Steinman) Reinkemeyer.
He was united in marriage on October 25, 1958, in St. Martins, Missouri to Margaret Augusta (Distler) Reinkemeyer who preceded him in death on September 11, 2018.
Jerome completed 8th grade to the Argyle School. From 1952-1954, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He was a farmer taking over the family farm from his father and worked various places in mechanical and small engines work. For several years he was the owner and operator of Stoney Point Small Engines. Through this business he made many friends and was proud of his ability to provide this service to the community. Many times, you could find him taking care of a customer late in the evening or even on a Sunday to get them back up and running.
Jerome loved to fish and spent many Sunday afternoons fishing in the Maries River below the house. He enjoyed playing pitch and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He was a member of the St Aloysius Church and the Argyle Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his children: Carol (Kenny) Krieg, Rich Fountain; Linda (Don) Mebruer, Rich Fountain; Joan Reinkemeyer, Jefferson City; Lisa Bullock (Derek Stuecken), Freeburg; Jeralyn (Mike) Siebeneck, Westphalia; Gary Reinkemeyer, Argyle; Glen (Tasha) Reinkemeyer, Jefferson City; Paula (Scott) Berhorst, Wardsville; Kathy (Matt) Plassmeyer, Westphalia; 18 grandchildren, Mitchell Krieg, Megan (Stephen) Campbell, Shawn (Kristin) Mebruer, Whitney (Brian) Blauvelt, Cassandra Backues, Kristin (Caleb) Groner, Clayton (Ariel) Bullock, Candace (Efraim) Arcaya, Cadi Bullock, Carson Bax, Ryan Mebruer, Morgan Berhorst (fiancé Will Robertson), Macy Berhorst, Hunter Reinkemeyer, Madison Berhorst, Connor Reinkemeyer, Chase Plassmeyer, Kaitlyn Plassmeyer; extended grandchildren, Colin Stuecken, Chelsea (Jesse) Hughes, Paige (Jake) Deppe; 12 great-grandchildren, Emersyn, Abel, Khloe, Rokzen, Ezden, Emma, Emmett, Easton, Wyatt, Henry, Charlie, Whitley and another due in September; seven siblings, Genevieve Juergensmeyer, Koeltztown; Marvin Reinkemeyer, California; Julie Buschjost, Jefferson City; Mary Meinhardt, Jefferson City; Dedie (Dick) Otke, Jefferson City; Rosie (Ralph) Dulle, Jefferson City; Liz (Tony) Grosso, Paris, TX; and brothers-in-law, Donald Huhman & Gary Lock.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, his parents, two sisters, Georgena Huhman and Gerri Lock; two brothers Wilfred and Joseph (infant); two brother-in laws, Leonard Buschjost & Felix Juergensmeyer; one sister-in-law Marcella Reinkemeyer; and two granddaughters, Tiffany Mebruer and Makayla Plassmeyer.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Argyle. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Gregory Meystrik officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Central Missouri Hospice, Argyle Fire Department and First Responders, and the Central Missouri Honor Flight.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home in Westphalia is in charge of arrangements.
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