Norbert John KliethermesJuly 28th, 2020
Norbert John Kliethermes, 87, of Bonnots Mill, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020 with his loving family by his side. He was born on February 25, 1933 in Bonnots Mill, Missouri, son of Arthur Kliethermes and Sophia Pontius. He was united in marriage to Sandra Roark on January 28, 1961, in Miami, Oklahoma. Norbert attended school at Immaculate Conception Catholic School. He proudly served in the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict. When Norbert returned home, he worked for International Shoe Factory in the commissary for about 15 years. He then went on to work as a waste water engineer for the City of Jefferson for about 40 years. He was a member of the local VFW, and loved to hunt, fish and gunsmith. Norbert and Sandra lived on the river and pulling the kids behind the boat, skiing and water surfing was one of his favorite things to do. Most of all, Norbert treasured the memories created with family. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years: Sandra; children: Sheryl Baysinger (Randy) and Steve Kliethermes (Cindy); siblings: Robert "Buzzy" Kliethermes (MaryLee) and Jeanie Blackwell; grandchildren: Michael Smallwood (Stacey), Sonya Logan (Dwayne), Angela Smallwood (David Suprenaut), Matthew Kliethermes (Emily) and Brittney Kliethermes (Joey Blankenship); 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great- grandchildren. Norbert was preceded in death by his father: Arthur Kliethermes; mother: Sophia Pontius; step-father: Harry Pontius; step-mother: Isabella Kliethermes; sister: Dorothy Kliethermes; and brother-in-law: Dean Blackwell. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Southridge Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Southridge Baptist Church, with Rev. Taylor Whitmore officiating. Interment will follow in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.