Manfred R. Groemminger, 81, St. Anthony

Manfred R. Groemminger, 81, of St. Anthony, died Wednesday, January 22, at Brookside Village in Jasper. He was born February 14, 1938, to Hugo and Luise (Muhlherr) Groemminger. He married Rose M. Stemle February 11, 1964, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville. She died February 9, 2015.

Manfred retired as a mechanic from Jasper Engines after 33 years of service. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, the St. Anthony Community Center, and the St. Anthony Conservation Club. He enjoyed German music, working on cars, fishing, and spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by one daughter, Becky Ann Schepers and husband Victor, Holland; one son, Brian Keith Groemminger and wife Jenny, Batesville; two grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Braydon Groemminger; one sister, Irma Mayer, Germany; one brother, Werner Groemminger and wife Rosemarie, Germany; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Johann Mayer, and one niece, niece, Edith Engst.

Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and from 9-10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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