Henry Struchtemeyer, 93, of Mayview, died October 31, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital on the plaza.
He was born December 21, 1926 in Mayview, to Edwin and Emma (Schmutz) Struchtemeyer.
Henry and Delores Baker were married on April 4, 1953 in Odessa. He served in the Navy during WWII, attaining the rank Fireman 2nd Class.
Henry worked as a mechanic for Byers Truck Lines for 30 years.
He was a member of the North American Trappers Assn, and was inducted into their hall of fame in 2017. He was also a member of the Antique Truck Club. Henry was a helpful neighbor who was always willing to lend a hand when needed, and he expected nothing in return.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Sylvan.
He is survived by:
Sister-in-law: Mary Ellen Struchtemeyer
Nephew: Glen Ray Struchtemeyer (Myra)
Niece: Lori Anne Struchtemeyer
Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 5th at 10:30 am at the Zion UCC cemetery at Mayview, officiated by Reverend Jeremey Lundergan of the First Methodist Church in Odessa.
Casket Bearers will be Harold Bertz, Richard Sedge, Ellis Dieckhoff, Jim Bayless, Ronnie Hawthorn, Chris Wildschuetz
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Norman Schmutz, Cole Homfeld, Cody Homfeld
Memorials are suggested to Camp Valor Outdoors in Kingsville, MO