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Kenneth H. Niemeyer

(Veteran)

unknown - December 28, 2011

Kenneth H. Niemeyer, 83, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011. Kenneth was born September 15, 1928, in St. Louis, to William C. and Olinda C. (Schwerdt) Niemeyer. He married Margaret R. Rennick on April 3, 1953, in Washington. Ken served the United States Navy for three years which included one year on the aircraft carrier USS TARAWA. He was a long time member of Missouri United Methodist Church. He retired as Associate Dean from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993, concluding 38 years of service. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Margaret of Columbia; one son, Russell W. Niemeyer and his wife Pamela J. of Hobbs, New Mexico; two grandsons, Kyle W. Niemeyer and Michael J. Niemeyer also of Hobbs, New Mexico; one brother-in-law, Robert F. Rennick and his wife Mary of Jefferson City; one sister-in- law, Juanita Rennick of Washington; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, colleagues and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother- in-law, James W. Rennick. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 2, 2012, at Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2012 at Memorial Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to The Niemeyer Lecture Fund College of Veterinary Medicine University of Missouri, Columbia, or College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association, Kenneth H. Niemeyer Scholarship Fund, % CVM, University of Missouri, 1600 E. Rollins, Columbia, MO 65211. Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneralhom eandcemetery.com

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