Larry Schollmeyer (Veteran)

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Mr. Larry A. "Smiley" Schollmeyer, age 64 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, January 24, 2011, at St. Mary's Health Center. Larry was born October 10, 1946, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Albert F. and Ethel M. Kreter Schollmeyer. A life long resident of the Jefferson City area, Larry was a 1964 graduate of Jefferson City High School and he attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict and was in the battle of Khe Sanh in 1968. Larry was employed with the Selective Service Commission for several years. He was employed with the United States Social Security Administration for 30 years retiring as a Claims Representative in 2004. He was a member and past commander with the American Legion, Roscoe Enloe Post 5; a member of the Samuel Gearhart Detachment of the Marine Corps League; and a member of the Amvets Post 108; a member and past Justice of Arms with the Forty and Eight; and a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include: his mother, Ethel Schollmeyer of Jefferson City, Mo; one nephew, Eric Schollmeyer and his wife Angie of Holts Summit, Mo.; one niece, Holly Schollmeyer and Ray Conway of Jefferson City, Mo.; two uncles, Herbert Kreter of Lohman, Mo. and Don Hansen of Jefferson City, Mo.; and three great-nephews and one great- niece. He was preceded in death by his father on March 19, 1974, and one brother, Ronald H. Schollmeyer on July 23, 2010. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 1:30 until 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2011, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Dr. Stephen Buchholz officiating. Graveside services and interment with military honors will be conducted at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the charity of their choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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