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Obituary: Randy Len Mehrle

Obituary: Randy Len Mehrle

October 7th, 2012 in Obituaries

Randy Len Mehrle, 57, of Jefferson City, died Friday, October 5, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Columbia. He was born on June 25, 1955, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., the son of John Frederick Jr., and Wanda Jean "Nina Mae" Smith Mehrle, who survive in Cape Girardeau. He was married on October 6, 1979, in Cape Girardeau to Donna Joann Dickerson, who survives at the home. Mr. Mehrle was a 1973 graduate of Cape Central High School in Cape Girardeau, and a 1979 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He retired in 2008 as a computer science expert with the Jefferson City Public School System where he had been employed for 29 years. He was an active member of First United Methodist Church, its Joy Bell Choir, television ministry, and audio-visual services. He enjoyed boating, camping, and the Joy Small Community. Other survivors include one son, Andrew Mehrle, Jefferson City; one sister, Jennifer (Bart) Byrum, Jackson, Mo.; one niece, Samantha (Scott) Locke, Colorado Springs, Colo.; four nephews, Jesse Dickerson, Springfield, Mo., and Landon Byrum, Trenton Byrum, and Mason Byrum, all of Jackson, Mo.; his mother-in-law, Hazel Dickerson, Butler, Mo.; and two brothers-in-law, Paul (Susie) Dickerson, Springfield, Mo., and Dennis Dickerson and his friend, Jackie, Butler, Mo. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Donald C. Dickerson. Funeral services will be 9 a.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Daniel P. Hilty officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home, 3210 N. Ten Mile Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109. Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church Bell Choir, 201 Monroe Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101; or National Kidney Foundation Finance Department, 30 East Thirty-third Street, New York, NY 10016. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.