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James "Jim" Koetting

April 30, 1939 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 80)

James “Jim” Koetting, 80, of Henley, Missouri went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Miller County Nursing & Rehab. in Tuscumbia, Missouri.  He was born April 30, 1939 in Mary’s Home, Missouri the son of the late Lawrence and Hilda (Rehagen) Koetting.  On June 18, 1960 in Mary’s Home, Missouri he was united in marriage to Martha (Kempker) Koetting who survives of the home.

Other survivors include,

Children, Duane Koetting (Marsha) of Eugene, MO; Doris Call (Mike) of Mary’s Home, MO; Dennis Koetting (Machelle) of Hickory Hill, MO; Brenda Braun (Dale) of Osage Bend, MO; Mitch Koetting (Andrea) of Jefferson City, MO

Nine Grandchildren, Jamie, John, Landon, Andrew, Malayna, Levi, Caleb, Cameron & Clark

Four Great Grandchildren, McKenzie, Matthew, Amelia & Benjamin

Sister, Norma Jean Lepper of Eugene, MO

Brothers, Bernard Koetting (Margaret) of Mary’s Home, MO; Alfred Koetting (Janet) of Osage Bend, MO; Dave Koetting (Elvira) of Mary’s Home, MO; Tom Koetting of Henley, MO; Larry Koetting (Eleanore) of Mary’s Home, MO; Ronnie Koetting (Carolyn) of Mary’s Home, MO

Sisters in law, JoAnn Koetting & Carolyn Koetting


An infant son, Danny Koetting, two brothers, Wayne & Kenny Koetting, one brother in law, Walter Lepper and two sisters in law, Sophia & Lee Koetting preceded him in death.


Jim was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church of Mary’s Home, MO.  He was also a former member of Alcoholics Anonymous with forty-six years of sobriety.  He enjoyed farming and was employed as a truck driver with A.B.P in Jefferson City, MO for twenty years and a school bus driver at Cole R-5 Eugene Schools for nineteen years.  He retired to care for his farm.


Visitation will be Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM with a Rosary prayed at 4:00 PM at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church of Mary’s Home, MO.  Funeral Mass will be Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church with Msgr. Robert A. Kurwicki officiating.  Burial will follow at Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery.


Memorials in his name are suggested to Our Lady of the Snows Cemetery Fund or to the Donor’s Choice.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.          

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