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Clemens Richard Ruemker, Sr.

September 21, 1934 — January 8, 2021


Clemens Richard Ruemker Sr., 86, of Columbia, IL, died January 8, 2021, in New Athens, IL. He was born September 21, 1934, in St. Louis, MO.


He is survived by his children Clemens (Cindy) Ruemker and Deborah (Bobby) Williams; grandchildren Lexi Ruemker, Lucas (fiancé Paige Hughes) Mund, Chuck (Christine) Whitehead, John (Natalya) Whitehead, David Macaluso, Donna Macaluso, Verlon (Holly) Bradford, Tony Macaluso, and Melinda Ruble; numerous great grandchildren; and sister-in-law Jacquelyn Bolte.


He is preceded in death by his wife Betty L. Ruemker; parents William F. and Clara Ruemker nee Bielfeld; Bruce Lee Hegger and Sandra Macaluso Bradford; granddaughter Shawn Nicole Whitehead.


Clemens was a US Army Veteran, US Postal Service letter carrier, and a member of St. Wenceslaus Church.


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Wenceslaus Church or Zoar Sunday School


Visitation:
4 PM to 7 PM Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Friday at St. Wenceslaus Church

 *due to COVID-19, only 10 visitors will be allowed to pay their respects at a time


Funeral Mass:
10 AM Friday, January 15, 2021 at St. Wenceslaus Church in St. Louis, MO
Father Phil Sosa officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in St. Louis, MO
 

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