In Loving Memory …

Lloyd Bremer

Carl Lloyd Bremer, 85, of Smithton, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at the University Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Lloyd was born on July 28, 1933 at his home in Florence, MO, eldest son of Carl Wilbur and Zelma Lillian (Houchen) Bremer.  He was united in marriage to Bessie Ellen Hoard on April 17, 1959 at the bride’s home in Green Ridge, MO.

Lloyd went to grade school at Black Jack School and then later to Stover High School.  He was confirmed at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Florence.  Lloyd honorably served in the United States Army from 1953 – 1955, being stationed in Korea and Japan.  He returned home to work as a dairy farmer with his dad.  Lloyd was a loving, caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, good friend and neighbor.  He loved working, visiting, traveling, camping, and attending Country Music Shows and Fiddle Contests, but most of all he cherished his family and friends and thanked God for his blessings.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ellen, of the home; three daughters, Deana Lori Hancock (Mike), Angela Diane Stonum (Kevin), Michele Lynne Paris (Kevin); seven grandchildren, Reid Michael Stonum (Britt), Dillon Cole Stonum, Seth Mathew Stonum, Sydney Elizabeth Hancock, Cassey Leigh Hancock, Caleb Michael Hancock, Logan Tayler Paris (Allegra); one great-grandson, Cal Creighton Stonum; three brothers, Robert (Norma), Darrell and Keith Bremer; nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Pastor Dan Page officiating.

His grandchildren will have the honor of lovingly serving as his casket bearers.

Burial will be in St. John’s U.C.C. Cemetery in Florence, MO, with full military honors provided by VFW Post 2591 and the United States Army.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Monday, April 8th, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the St. John’s U.C.C. Cemetery in Florence or Donor’s Choice.


  1. Losing a brother is a really hard life event. My sympathy and prayers for all of you.

  2. Thoughts and prayers for the family. He was a special friend to my Mom and Kerry. Sorry for your loss. Mike

  3. Ruth Ann Hutcherson

    Michele I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Cleo and Hazel Fethke

    Ellen and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Lloyd was one of the nicest gentlemen and friend we have been privy to know in all these many years. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your beautiful family. He will be missed by old friends and new.

  5. Ellen and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lloyd was an awesome neighbor and friend.
    Blessings, Ferrill and Lynne Rose

  6. Ellen and family,
    So sorry to hear of your loss, you have my sympathy and are in my prayers.
    Jeff Rehmer.

  7. Mary Mertgen Goode

    So sorry Ellen.

  8. Mr.&Mrs. Wayne Kurtz, Sr.

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort.

  9. L.R. and Brennie Oehrke

    So sorry for your loss! Praying for everyone.

  10. Larry Jaeger and Stacey

    So sorry for your loss.

  11. Harold and Marian Schroeder

    So sorry to hear of Lloyd’s passing. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you thru this time of sorrow.

  12. Bonnie Zeikle & family

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort & peace.

  13. Deana and family,
    We are sorry for your loss and will continue prayers for you all.
    Skip & Juli Hampton

  14. Ellen and family, so sorry for your loss. Lloyd was indeed a great neighbor and all around person. I’ve missed seeing him in the yard since I very seldom drive that way any more. Everything changes, nothing stays the same. God bless and take care.

  15. Mike Franklin

    So sorry for your loss, I will be there today with my thoughts and prayers,

  16. Tamela Millsap

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Sherral Sprinkles
    Lynol Bremer
    Tammy Millsap

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