January 29, 2023

Elmer A. Richmeier
Age: 85
Died: Friday, February 19, 2016 at St Catherine Hospital in Garden City
Born: April 27, 1930 at Morland
Parents: Wendeline & Mary (Boxler) Richmeier
Marriage: to Kathryn J. Hacker on August 7, 1952 at Garden City

Memberships: St Dominic Catholic Church of Garden City
Knights of Columbus 4th Degree
John J. Haskell VFW Post # 2279

Elmer attended school at St Peter and Holcomb. From 1953 to 1955 he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in France. After his discharge he returned to Finney County and was a lifelong farmer and stockman except from 1980 to 1983 when he moved to Fort Myers Florida and ran a service station. After slowing down on the farm he enjoyed raising many chickens and ducks. Elmer also enjoyed bowling, fishing, polka music, playing cards, attending farm and livestock auctions to visit with friends and being involved with his family activities. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 4 Brothers- Arthur, Lawrence, Leo & Robert & 1 Sister- Helen Appelhans.

Survivors: Wife Kathryn Richmeier Home
5 Daughters Deann & David Crase Garden City
Sherri Nichols Hutchinson
Rebecca & Randy Greenwood Hugoton
Debbie Richmeier Garden City
Janet & Richard Knoll Woodland Park, Co
Son Terry & Tracy Richmeier Scott City  
3 Brothers Marvin Richmeier Garden City
Francis Richmeier Garden City
Gary Richmeier Garden City
Sister Mary Richmeier Garden City
14 Grandchildren
18 Great-Grandchildren

Vigil Service: 7:00 PM Tuesday
Place: St Dominic Catholic Church
Funeral Mass: 10:30 AM Wednesday
Place: St Dominic Catholic Church
Presider: Father Reginald A. Urban
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City
Graveside Rites: Kansas National Guard Honor Guard 
American Legion District 8 Honor Guard
Memorials: Friends Of Lee Richardson Zoo or St Dominic Catholic Church  
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday
At Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com