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Ervin Uhlmeyer

d. December 18, 2011


Ervin W. Uhlmeyer, age 69, of rural Alexandria, MO, died peacefully, Sunday,

December 18, 2011, at his home following a battle with cancer.

Ervin was born May 11, 1942, at St. Patrick, MO, a son of Walter William and Rosaline Catherine Moeller Uhlmeyer.

He married Barbara Danker in June of 1966. She preceded him in death in June of 1968.

On January 12, 1985, he was united in marriage to Nancy Trump Gray.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy, of rural Alexandria; two step-sons, James (Laura) Gray of Kahoka, MO, Eric Gray and Tyann Jury of Canton, MO, two step-daughters, Pam (Mrs. David) Boudreau of Kahoka, MO and Charlotte Gray of Foristell, MO; step-grandchildren: Ashley Boudreau and fiancé Adam Rung of Kahoka, MO, Abraham and Amelia Boudreau of Kahoka, MO, Britten, Abigail, Alexandra and Nickalus Gray of Kahoka, MO, Erika and Chance Gray of Quincy, IL and Cohyn and Dalanie Jury of Canton, MO; brothers and sisters: Kenneth Uhlmeyer of Canton, MO, Maxine (Mrs. Leo) Nichols of Canton, MO, Dorothy Knickrehm of Walcott, IA, Anna Logsdon of St. Patrick, MO, and Alma (Mrs. Sam) Wiskerchen of Eldon, MO; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Harold and Marvis Trump of Luray, MO, Gary and Carol Trump of Kahoka, David and Rosie Danker of Altenburg, MO, Greg and Susie Danker of St. Louis, MO, Brenda Danker of St. Patrick, MO, Becky Danker of Columbia, MO, and Kathy and Kevin Tripp of Luray, MO; mother-in-law, Emma Danker of St. Patrick, MO; cousins, nieces and nephews, including Kent, Jeff, Lynn and Larry Earl Logsdon, Kim Meinhardt and Cindy Pearl, all who held a special place in his heart; as well as other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Barbara; a sister, Rosemary Uhlmeyer; in-laws, Robert Danker and Karl and Dorothy Trump; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Rovene Uhlmeyer, Larry Logsdon, and John Knickrehm and other relatives.

Ervin graduated from St. Patrick High School in 1960. He was in the National Guard. He was a loyal member of the Shrine of St. Patrick and of the Knights of Columbus. He farmed all of his life near St. Patrick and also worked as a salesman for Moormans from 1978 until 1998. During those 20 years as a salesman, he became a friend of many and a favorite of the area children whom he always provided with gum and candy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and camping. Most of all, he loved the time spent with all of his children and grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Shrine of St. Patrick, with Rev. James Wheeler and Rev. Paul M. Hartley officiating. Burial was in the St. Patrick Cemetery.

Friends could register after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with family receiving friends at the Shrine of St. Patrick Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. followed by the Rosary.

Memorials were suggested to the Shrine of St. Patrick Catholic Church or the Clark Co. Local Cancer Fund.

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