Kenneth Joseph Altheuser, 60, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at his home in Jefferson City, Missouri.
He was born August 23, 1959, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Bernard Gustave and Virginia Catherine (Brauner) Altheuser.
Ken was a 1977 graduate of Helias High School
He was married to Irene Riesse. He later was united in marriage on August 21, 1999, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City to Carol Napier who lives at the home.
Ken began working for his dad in construction and eventually owned and operated his own roofing company, Ken’s Roofing. He continued working on small construction and remodeling projects.
He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He also enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Ken worked with his wife to create shadow boxes of animal art. Ken cut out the animals and carved in their details; then Carol painted them.
Surviving of the home include his wife Carol Altheuser and daughter Lesley Altheuser. Other surviving family members include his son, Dennis Altheuser, Tebbetts; his daughter, Stacey Reeves (Mike Smallwood), Holts Summit; four grandchildren, Madison Reeves, Mackenzie Reeves, T.J. Reeves, Emerald Smallwood; and four siblings, Cathleen (Carl) McGeorge, Jefferson City; Gerald Altheuser, Tebbetts; Janet (Art) McGeorge, Jefferson City; and Bernice (Ezra) Vest, Tebbetts.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Jeremy Secrist officiating. The general public is welcome to attend the services while following social distancing guidelines. Facial coverings are encouraged while in attendance.
Entombment will be in Resurrection Catholic Mausoleum.
Memorials are suggested to the Lesley Altheuser Scholarship Fund. Please make checks made payable to Lesley Altheuser.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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