Louis H. Elseman, Jr.

February 28, 1932 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 89)


Louis H. Elseman, Jr., 89, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at SSM St. Mary’s Medical Center.  He was born February 28, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska the son of the late Louis H. Elseman, Sr. and Jessie (Thompson).  On September 2, 1951 in Iberia, Missouri he was united in marriage to Carol N. (Steen) Elseman who survives of the home.


Other survivors include,


Daughters, Beverly Elseman of Rocky Mount, MO; Sarah Elseman of Columbia, MO; Betty Elseman of Versailles, MO


Sons, Tim Elseman (Jo-Ann) of Custer, SD; Phillip Elseman (Lisa) of Inola, OK


Grandchildren, Conan Fischer (Jean); Danica Fischer; Fielding Elseman (Emily); Tyler McLeod; Zachary Elseman (Rachael); Whitney Elseman


Six and a half Great Grandchildren


Brother, Lloyd Elseman (Lois) of Dixon, MO


Along with his parents, a son in law, Steven McLeod preceded him in death.


Louis pastored at numerous rural churches during his life time. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eldon, MO and was Camp Minister at Riverview Campground near the Osage River.  He was employed at several hardware stores and he also enjoyed his time driving a bus for the public school system.  He enjoyed maintaining a beautiful lawn and perfection was not good enough.  Louis was very quick witted and enjoyed bantering with people; he could give it as well as take it.  He was very talented with his harmonica and was the longest most fierce and loyal St. Louis Cardinal’s baseball fan.  But above all, he dearly loved his wife and family, they were his greatest treasure.


Visitation will be Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM at the First Baptist Church of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 10:00 AM with Rev. David White officiating.  Burial will follow at 2:00PM at Hickory Point Cemetery near Iberia, MO.


Memorials in his name are suggested to Quality Industries 301 N. Monroe St. Versailles, MO 65084; New Hope 100 E. McNair Versailles, MO 65084; Good Neighbors @ the First Baptist Church of Eldon, MO.


Family is requesting those attending services to follow CDC guidelines and wear face masks and practice social distancing.


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

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September 15, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Eldon First Baptist Church

Funeral Service
September 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Eldon First Baptist Church

Graveside Service
September 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Hickory Point Cemetery

Iberia, MO

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