Harrison Wehmeyer

Harrison Eugene “Gene” Wehmeyer, 63, Owensville, died Saturday, Feb. 24, at Mercy Hospital, Washington.

He was born July 14, 1954, to Earnest and Frieda Wehmeyer, in Hermann.

Gene was preceded in death by parents, Earnest and Frieda, of New Haven; and brother Bruce Allen Wehmeyer, of Fountain Valley, Calif.

He is survived by life partner, Betty Vinall; sons, Harrison Eugene “Geno” Wehmeyer II and Jeffrey Wehmeyer, both of Hermann, Michael Wehmeyer, O’Fallon, Shawn Wehmeyer, Cuba, Ben Wehmeyer, Sullivan and Charles “Charlie” Wehmeyer, Rolla; step-sons, Jimmy Dyer, Washington, Bradley Dyer and Jonathan Vinall, both of St. James and Matthew Vinall of Cuba; step-daughter, Amanda Vinall, Salem; siblings, Nancy Turner, Belle, William David Wehmeyer, Fenton, Carrie Thomas, Kansas City, Richard Steve Wehmeyer, Kansas City, Mark Wehmeyer, Owensville, Doug Wehmeyer, Washington and Fred Wehmeyer, Kansas City; and seven grandchildren.

He was cremated at Rolla Cremations. A memorial will be held for family and friends at a later date to be announced.