Paul Thomas RAYMER

May 29, 1927 ~ May 11, 2004

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Mr. Paul T. Raymer, passed away Tuesday, at his Farmington residence, at the age of 76 years, 11 months & 12 days. Paul was born May 29, 1927, in St. Louis, to Palestine & Eva 'Larrison' Raymer.

Paul was: * a member & Eucharistic Minister @ St. Joseph Catholic Church, Farmington; * US ARMY Veteran of WWII & Korea; * US Air Force & ARMY Reserve, retiring in 1974; * former Owner/Operator of Tidy Di-Dee Diaper Service & Tidy Commercial Laundry Service of Farmington; * life member, American Legion Post #416, Farmington; * life member, VFW Post #5896, Farmington; * member, St. Mary Masonic Lodge.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE: his WIFE: Patricia R. 'Beck' Raymer, of Farmington; CHILDREN: Steven (& Lisa) Raymer, Park Hills; Ginny (Mrs. Mike) Twist, Ballwin; Kathy Raymer, Huntingdon, PA; Linda (Mrs. Mark) Riess, Imperial, MO; Frank (& Laura) Raymer, Farmington; Tim (& Brenda) Raymer, Jefferson City, MO; 1 SISTER: Rose Marie 'Mrs. John' Louer, Asheville, NC; 2 BROTHERS: Lloyd (& Jeanette) Raymer, Lake City, FL; Dave (& Beverly) Raymer, Farmington; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; Also, numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation Thursday, 4-9 pm. A Prayer Service will be held Thursday, at 7 pm, followed by a joint American Legion/VFW Service @ TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL. Funeral Mass will be Friday, 10 am, May 14th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Farmington, with Fr. Jim Mitulski & Fr. Raymond Oge officiating. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis County. Memorials to: * HospiceCare, Inc. &/or * St. Vincent DePaul Society.

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  1. My heart goes out to your whole family. I will include you in my prayers tonight. My last memory of Paul was at Stella Hinkebein's funeral…he made chilli for the brothers. It was just one of the wonderful things that he done for other people. He will be missed. with love, Agnes Hinkebein

  2. Tim, You and your family have my sympathy. I realize how hard it is to lose a parent, but you will find that God will give you the strength to go on. later/dr

  3. So sorry to see my brother-in-law pass on, but we know he is in a much better place. He would do anything for a person. He even carried me on his back when I was afraid of the dogs. This was when I was much younger. So glad we got to visit with Paul before his death. Love & Prayers to all.

  4. Kathy, My deepest sympathy goes to you and your family. I know you were very close to your father who taught you so much in life. My prayers are with you. Rosemary

  5. Dear Ginny, Mike, Kevin, Adam and Raymer family, We are sorry to hear about Mr. Raymer passing away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. All our love, Sally and Joe Twist and family

  6. Frank, Laura, and Ann, This is Miss Sarah from the daycare. I just wanted to let you know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this hard time in your life.

  7. I am so sorry to hear about Paul…I have known Paul my whole life, with the business being across the street from my grandparent's house, we saw him everyday! I know he will be missed by everyone, my condolences to the whole family….Tina Yeargain Burpee, Bill and JoAnn Yeargain and Marie Sutherland.

  8. Kathy – your friends in St. Joe extend their sympathy, thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this sad time.

  9. The Gray Family wants to express our deepest sympathy. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  10. the turn out tonight was just what i expected.!!! never met any one he dint' know.. if he dint' know ya. spoke to ya and got to know ya. if i heard it once tonight i heard it (a gazillion) times.. he was a good man. that he was. that's what made him "OUR DADDY". couldn't decide between the flag and the guardian angle… no decision.!!! yes i was "vaccinated with a victrola needle"! THANK YOU. linda

  11. Pat and family, You have my deepest sympathy on you loss. Paul was a good friend to my dad and mom and us. Keeping you and your in my prayers. Mary Lou

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