Patrick Burkemper

Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Carter - Ricks Funeral Home
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Patrick Henry Burkemper

A Celebration of Life for Patrick Henry Burkemper of Old Monroe, MO will be at 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield, MO. Pat, 71, passed away early Friday morning, June 28, 2024 at his home. Born April 3, 1953 in St. Charles, MO, he was the son of Cletus and Henrietta Hemmer Burkemper. Pat was a graduate of St. Dominic High School and went on to attend Southeast Missouri State University. He was united in marriage on September 13, 1975 in Old Monroe to Dianne Lillian Creech. This union was blessed with three children: Clete, Nichole and Kelly. Pat worked as a finish carpenter for Freise Construction, retiring in 2005. He was a member of Mid America Carpenters Regional Council Local #32 in Wentzville, MO. Pat was quite the jokester and enjoyed playing baseball. Pat was preceded in death by his parents, Cletus and Henrietta Burkemper. Survivors include his beloved wife of 47 years, Dianne Burkemper of Old Monroe; their children: Clete Burkemper and his wife, Diane, of Moscow Mills, MO, Nichole Schade and her husband, Jon, of St. Charles and Kelly Burkemper of Old Monroe; and five grandchildren: Kyle, Kayli, Nathan, Samantha and Morgan. Pat also leaves one brother, Dale Burkemper of St. Petersburg, FL; one sister, Ruth Ann Thompson and her husband, Larry, of O’Fallon, MO; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to Community Opportunities in Troy, MO in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389.
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