Clarence's Story

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Clarence B. Harmeyer, St. Mary's of the Rock, was born June 28, 1919, in St. Mary's, Indiana, the son of August and Clara Vonderheide Harmeyer.
He served his country during World War II with the United States Army. Clarence retired from General Motors and farmed his entire life in St. Mary's. He was a life member of St. Mary's of the Rock Catholic Church, the Brookville Wilburn Dennison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2014 and the Brookville Bernard Hurst American Legion Post 77. Clarence enjoyed buying and selling livestock, liked to attend farm auctions and enjoyed gardening, watching baseball and visiting with friends and neighbors. On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the age of 97, he passed away at Margaret Mary Health, Batesville.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews; numerous great- and great-great nieces and nephews; as well as one sister-in-law, Joyce Harmeyer, St. Mary's.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Mae H. Roell; four brothers, Albert, Arthur, Lester and Herbert Harmeyer; and three infant siblings.
Friends may visit with the family Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's of the Rock Catholic Church. Burial with full military honors provided by the Brookville Bernard Hurst American Legion Post 77 and the Brookville Wilburn Dennison VFW Post 2014 will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to St. Mary's of the Rock Preservation Society in care of Marvin A. Roell, 2149 Sunman Road, Batesville, IN 47006. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.cookrosenberger.com.
Published on March 15, 2017
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