Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Franklin D. Wehmeyer

Born: June 29, 1936 - Died: March 20, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: March 23, 2022 --- Time: 4-8 p.m.


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: March 24, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


Countryside Memorial Gardens - Owensville

Memorials / Donations

Memorials requested for family's choice.


Franklin Delano Wehmeyer, 85, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Stonebridge of Owensville.

He was born June 29, 1936, to Frank and Florence (Holzschuh) Wehmeyer in Bland.

He was united in marriage to Norma Shanks April 17, 1960, at First Baptist Church of Owensville.

Franklin had served his country with the United States Army. He was a member of First Baptist Church and VFW Post 6133 He enjoyed farming with his cattle and horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Florence; daughter, Cheryl Wehmeyer; siblings, Elvin Wehmeyer, Velda Branson, Wanda Haddox and Vivian Schulte.

He is survived by his wife, Norma of their home; children, Gary Wehmeyer and significant other Laura Etzel of Owensville and Tricia Ridder and husband Dustin of Bay; sister, Norma Schulte and husband Elmer of Owensville; and grandchildren, Trace and Trigg Ridder.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 23 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel with Pastor Larry Harris officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens with full military honors.

Memorials requested for family's choice.