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Richard P. Westermeyer

1945 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Richard P. Westermeyer, 73, Washington, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Washington.

Richard, son of the late Paul Westermeyer and wife Emma, nee Kampschroeder, was born Feb. 20, 1945, in Washington. He received his education from St. Francis Borgia High School. Richard served his country honorably as a member of the U.S. Army. On Sept. 25, 1971, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Schnarre, at Femme Osage United Church of Christ, Augusta. Richard retired from MODOT after 37 years. He was a proud member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Company since 1968 and a longtime member of American Legion Post 218. Richard loved spending time outdoors hunting and fishing, and adored spending time with his grandchildren.

Among his survivors are his wife, Phyllis Westermeyer, Washington; two sons, Todd Westermeyer and wife Julie, New Haven, and Kyle Westermeyer, Washington; his mother-in-law, Myrtle Schnarre, Washington; two sisters, Bonnie Scanlan and Mary Kopp and husband Roland, all of Washington; sister-in-law, Eunice Schnarre, Mexico, Mo.; two grandchildren, Ellie and Ryan Westermeyer; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law, James Scanlan and Dale Schnarre.

Visitation was scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home, Washington.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Femme Osage United Church of Christ, Augusta, with the Rev. Carlton Norton officiating.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Washington Volunteer Fire Company or Femme Osage United Church of Christ.

The Westermeyer family is being served by Miller Funeral Home, Washington.
Published in The Missourian on May 9, 2018
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