Robert L. Ostermeyer

  • BORN: August 26, 1921
  • DIED: April 23, 2018
  • LOCATION: Warrensburg, Missouri

Robert L. Ostermeyer, 96 of Warrensburg, Missouri died on Monday, April 23, 2018, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri.

Born Friday, August 26, 1921 in Blackburn, Missouri, he was the son of the late Wesley Ostermeyer and the late Ella Hanneman Ostermeyer. He married Lois Fears Ostermeyer on June 16, 1947 and she preceded him in death on May 7, 2014.

He graduated from Higginsville High School in 1939. He served in the Army during World War ll from 1942-1946 ranking as a Staff Sergeant. He was a clothing store manager for Harry Smith's store in Lexington, MO for 31 years and retired in 1981.

He was a member of the Lexington Rotary Club, Higginsville American Legion Post #223, Men's Wear Retailers of America, the Merchants Committee and Lexington Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Board of Directors.

Robert is survived by several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lois; three brothers, Lester Ostermeyer, John Ostermeyer & Alan Ostermeyer; two sisters, Hazel Walkenhorst and Doris Sublett.

There will be a graveside service at the City Cemetery July 14, 2018 at 10:00am, with inurnment following.

The family suggest memorials to Missouri Veterans Home- Warrensburg, MO

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Graveside service is pending


“ I remember going into Harry Smith's store with my father. Bob always had a smile and was so friendly. My condolences to the family. Lisa (Coffey)...Read More »

Posted by: Lisa Cooperider - Lexington, MO

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