John Kerkemeyer

John Kerkemeyer
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John Anthony Kerkemeyer, 46, of Belleville, IL, born January 8, 1969, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, August 21, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

John had worked for Parrish Trucking in Freeburg, IL.  He enjoyed fishing and was a talented artisan, woodworker, and craftsman.  His greatest joy was his children, whom he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret M., nee Imming, Kerkemeyer.

Surviving are his children, Jakob and Kayleigh Kerkemeyer, both of Belleville, IL;
his father, Paul H. Kerkemeyer of Belleville, IL;
three sisters, Karen (David) Meehan of Waterloo, IL,
Debbie (Chris) Monks of Chesterfield, MO,
and Lynn (Tom) Wilkes of Ballwin, MO;
and six nieces and nephews, Chloe and Connor Meehan, Carter and Ethan Monks,
and Cameron and Ryan Wilkes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Kidney Fund.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, August 24, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Holly Wood officiating.  Private family burial will be held at a later date.

Condolences Left For John Kerkemeyer

Rest in Peace, John. My prayers are with the family.

Susan Appel Kimball, Naples, FL, 34117

Rest in peace John. I will remember your family in my prayers.

Karen Ruth Ping, Swansea, IL, 62226

Please accept my sympathies. John was One of a Kind.

Heather Dougan Ganschinietz, Glen Carbon, ILLINOIS, 62034

John, thanks for all the great memories and being a good friend to me at Wolf Branch. My deepest sympathy to Paul, Karen, Debbie, and Lynn. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Massimo “Anthony” Cipolletti, Charlotte, NC, 28270

Dear Jakob:

So very sorry for your loss. We will always remember the German Honor Society dinner with you and your dad last spring. We will keep all of you in our prayers,

Our deepest sympathy:
Paul, Michele and Patrick Storment

Michele O Storment, Belleville, IL, 62221

Debbie and family- I am praying for you during this difficult time. My sincerest condolences, Carol

Carol Swiecicki and family, Chesterfield, Missouri, 63017

Love and peace to your family during this difficult time. May all of your memories be wonderful ones!

Stacy Hearst, St Charles, Mo.


1 Comment on John Kerkemeyer

Kayleigh Kerkemeyer said : Guest Report Aug 09, 2017 at 6:16 PM

I miss you daddy, and I love you so much. Rest easy.

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