John C. Reitmeier 81 of St. Joseph passed away at 2:52 P.M. Thursday May 6, 2021.
Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday May 10, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville. Pastor James Lehmann will officiate. Burial will be in Koppmann Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Monday at the church.
Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. St. Joseph is in charge of arrangements.
John was born December 5, 1939 at Stanton Township. The son of Christon and Mary (Huls) Reitmeier. He married Norma J. Henderson on September 28, 1958 at Flatville. She preceded him in death on June 4, 2020.
He is survived by his children; J.C. (Karen) Reitmeier of St. Joseph, Jean Palmer of St. Joseph. Five grandchildren; Anna (Thomas) Levandoski, Austin Reitmeier, Kimberly (Justin) Girouard, Angela Palmer, Jessica Palmer. Two brother Ray (Andrea) Reitmeier of St. Joseph and Melvin (Marie) Reitmeier of St. Joseph.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Clara Buenting, brother William Reitmeier.
John was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville.
He retired from the Wilson -Rector Fertilizer Plant, Fithian.
John farmed ll his life in the area retiring in 2009.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting and camping.
Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
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