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Christian G. J. Gummersheimer

Christian G. J. "Christie" Gummersheimer, 88, of Columbia, IL, died October 1, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born November 10, 1932, in Columbia, IL.

He is survived by his sister Ardell Roider; nieces and nephews Ervin (Sugar) Borcharding, Freeman (Ginny) Borcharding, Arlene Trahan, Glenn (Karen) Roider, Carolyn (Mike) Hesterberg, and Leroy (Karen) Roider; great nieces; great nephews; great-great nieces; great-great nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents Elmer F. and Caroline (nee Luetzelschwab) Gummersheimer; brother Earl Gummersheimer; sister Irma Borcharding; brothers-in-law Alfred Borcharding and Elmer Roider.

He was a member of St. Paul UCC - Waterloo, Hecker Sportsmans Club, and retired from IDOT.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Donor's Choice

9 AM until time of service Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home

11 AM Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in
Rev. Jeff McCarn officiating
Interment at Waterloo Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Cousin Christy was a good friend, I will miss talking with him at auctions, which he liked to attend.

Gene V Gummersheimer Nov 3 2021 3:00 PM

Christie was one of the very nicest people I ever had the pleasure to assist and know when I worked at Schmitt's IGA in Waterloo. He was a gem.

Bonnie Haake Nov 2 2021 11:59 PM

I was happy to get my first job at the age of 12 old n I work there till I was 23 on his Dad n Mom Farm

Larry Horn Nov 2 2021 7:40 PM

I have very fond memories of our butchering days. Christie is someone I will never forget.

Jill (Reinhold) Whelan Nov 2 2021 4:31 PM