Albert E. Mennemeier(1934 - 2014)

Albert "Al" E. Mennemeier, 79, O'Fallon, fortified with the Sacrament of Holy Mother Church passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Loving husband of Mary Jo Mennemeier, nee Koch; dear son of the late Henry and Genevieve Mennemeier; devoted father of Colleen (Jeff) Grillo, Douglas (Bonnie) Mennemeier, Jeffrey Mennemeier and Sheila (Ron) Graham; cherished grandfather of Abby, Ryan, Rachel, Zachary, Tyler, Gavin, Emily, Shelby, Bailey and Brody; treasured great-grandfather of Kaiya and Sophie; dear brother of Victor Mennemeier, Charles (Laverne) Mennemeier, Henrietta (James) Cole, Eileen Mennemeier and Barbara Waidman; brother-in-law of Johnny Koch and Jane Parr; dear uncle, cousin and friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Raphael Mennemeier, Paul Mennemeier and Bertha Griewig.

Al proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a master plumber for 40 years and member of the Union Local No. 35 and VFW Post 5077, O'Fallon. Al was very creative, a crafter, and a man with many talents, including woodworking. He enjoyed traveling, road trips, hunting and fishing. Al's greatest enjoyment in life was his family, especially his grandchildren. Al was deeply loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Memorials may be made to Missouri Conservation Department or Koening Cancer Center, Lake Saint Louis.

Published in The Missourian on May 8, 2014