Richard Frank Holtmeyer
1934 - 2016
Richard Frank Holtmeyer died January 25, 2016. He died at St. John's Hospital at the age of 81. Born February 28, 1934, in St. Elizabeth Missouri, to the late Theodore and Catherine (Franken) Holtmeyer. He married Norma Jean Hake on May 14, 1960 They were blessed with 55 years of marriage. He is the dear father of Douglas Holtmeyer and Rhonda Anderson, both of St. Louis. Dear grandfather of Megan, Jacob, Elexis Holtmeyer, Brenden Anderson and Aaron Byington and great grandfather of Nathan Romero Holtmeyer. Dear brother of Theodore "T.J." Holtmeyer of Gravois Mills, Missouri, Annbelle Schutzler and Henrietta Schaffer of Jefferson City, Missouri and the late Frederick, Winfred and Edward Holtmeyer of Kansas City,Missouri and Delores Darveaux of Omaha, NE.
He worked at Cupples Manufacturing in Overland, Missouri and retired after 37 years. He served in the U.S. Army January 7th, 1955 to December 7th, 1957.
Interests-Richard and Norma Jean had a country place in Labadie, MO for over 40 years. They spent every weekend there planting their garden, canning, and maintaining the property. He loved any activity that kept him busy in the outdoors. They recently sold their country place but Richard continued his outdoor activities, including a small garden at their home in Maryland Heights. He also loved spending time with his children, grandchilred and a new great grandchild. He deeply loved them all and made that affection known to all. Richard was a deeply religious man and practiced his Catholic faith at All Souls Catholic Church in Overland and most recently at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Maryland Heights.
Services: Visitation will be held Friday, January 29, 2016 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Mass at Holy Spirit Parish 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, Father Bockskopf officiating. Interment Private
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