Henry Clement Dahms, Sr.
Time: 1-5 p.m.
Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald
Time: 10:00 a.m.
St. Gerald Catholic Church - Gerald
Antioch Christian Church - Gerald
Henry Clement Dahms, Sr., 96, of Rolla, formerly of Leslie, passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Silverstone Skilled Nursing and Rehab. in Rolla.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1922, to Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Friesenberg) Dahms.
He was united in marriage on March 2, 1946, to Mary Anna Millaway at St. Louis.
Henry served his country with the United States Army during World War II receiving a Purple Heart for injuries received in a tank explosion. He also received two bronze stars. He was a member of St. Gerald Catholic Church and the Masonic Lodge and was a past Worshipful Master. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, family get-togethers and spending time camping with the kids. He also enjoyed traveling with his wife.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Mary Elizabeth Dahms; wife, Mary Anna Dahms; and daughter-in-law, Carol Dahms.
He is survived by his sons, Henry Dahms Jr. and wife Rose Ann of Salem and Allen Dahms; grandsons, Henry Dahms III "Skip" and wife Darlene of Salem and Vincent Dahms and wife Melissa of Leslie; eight great-grandchildren and four great, great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 1-5 p.m. at Gottenstroter Chapel in Gerald.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, Nov. 26 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gerald Catholic Church in Gerald with Fr. Jim Foster as the celebrant. Burial will be in Antioch Christian Cemetery at Gerald with full military honors.