February 28, 1921 - May 18, 2019
Tillmon F. Petzoldt, 98, of Perryville, MO died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born February 28, 1921 in New Wells, MO to Anton H. and Edna Koenig Petzoldt. He and Ruth Ann Rohde were married September 28, 1947. She preceded him in death on May 27, 2007. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Immanuel School Board, Church Choir, Sunday School teacher and superintendent and an Elder for 19 years. He was also a member of Disabled American Veterans Post 45, American Legion Post 133, and V.F.W. Post 4282. He was a WW II US Army veteran of 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry Regiment, interpreter, and Browning Automatic Rifeman. He made "Global Mission Crosses" and sent them to Vietnam, Chile, Thailand, Guatemala, Philippines and Haiti. Survivors include his three sons and one daughter, Shirrel (Janet) Petzoldt of Toledo, OH, Diane Miller of Perryville, MO, Lyle (Michele) Petzoldt of Sedgewickville, MO, Lowell (Renee)Petzoldt of Napoleon, OH; two brothers and two sisters, Herbert Petzoldt of New Wells, MO, "Junior" Petzoldt of Pocahontas, MO, Ardean Koenig of Arnold, MO, Shirleen Mueller of Perryville, MO; eight grandchildren, Joy Hansel, Andrew Petzoldt, Aaron Miller, Wylie Miller, Candice Petzoldt, Dustin Petzoldt, Blake Petzoldt, Courtney Petzoldt; and three great-grandchildren, Ivy Grace Petzoldt, Jonathan Hansel and Quinn Petzoldt. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Viola Fassold, Ruth Schmidt; and three brothers: Harold Petzoldt, Harlan Petzoldt and Pearl Petzoldt. Visitation will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Friday, May 24 from 11:00 am until time of funeral service at 2:00 pm with Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery with military graveside honors provided by American Legion Post 133 and Delta Team. Memorial contributions may be given to KSGM Radio or Immanuel Lutheran Church Debt Reduction. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Tillmon F. Petzoldt, 98, of Perryville, MO died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born February 28, 1921 in New Wells, MO to Anton H. and Edna Koenig Petzoldt. He and Ruth Ann Rohde were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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