Richard L. Rehm

Richard L. Rehm

share | email | print

Richard L. Rehm 9-8-1936 to 3-21-2019
Loving husband to Patricia (nee Holtzclaw) for 61 years. Father to Jeffry (Sharon), Pamela Steinkamp (Larry), Laura, Dan (Beth), Grandfather to Benjamin Steinkamp (Ashley), Brad Steinkamp (Amanda), Nathan Steinkamp, Laura Steinkamp, Leslie McQueen (James), Rebecca Schuettenberg (Ryan), Emily Smith (Kyle), Alex Rehm, Great Grandfather to Parker, Logan, Bricelynn, Makenlee, Bayley, Breonna, Oliver, James III (Tre), Ryan (R.J.), cousin and friend to many.

Richard was an avid hunter and trout fisherman who spent many days in the stream at Bennett Springs State Park. He wrote a monthly article in Trout Talk Newspaper sharing his tips and knowledge with everyone to help make them better anglers. He was a long time Scoutmaster with Troop 27 and Troop 95 where he volunteered countless hours. Richard started his career as a professional photographer, shooting weddings and freelance photos for local newspapers, He became a cable splicer for Ameren/Union Electric where he worked for more than 30 years. He loved to garden and had a natural green thumb.  He was a jack of all trades and always had a project to keep him busy.
He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Services: A memorial service will be held on
Friday, March 29, 2019 at St. Mark United Church of Christ,
1865 Missouri State Rd., Arnold, MO.
Visitation to start at noon. Service to begin at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Missouri Conservation District, Missouri State Parks or Backstoppers.

Leave a condolence

Email addresses will not be displayed on this site.

  1. Janet Todd-Rodriguez says:

    Pat, my prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. I love and miss you.

  2. Tom Holtzclaw says:

    He was a most excellent husband to my dear sister Pat. He cared for her deeply and missed her when they were apart.

    He anchored family gatherings and came to the rescue of many in need.

    We miss his presence now and in the future.

  3. sue holtzclaw says:

    My sympathy to all of you -the loss is so great. You will all miss him in so many different ways. The one consolation, if any, is that you had him for so many years.

  4. Marianne Frost says:

    Emily, ,Kyle, Oliver, Dan , Beth and Alex. I’m so sorry for your lost. All of you will be in my prayers 🙏.

  5. Barbara Gianino says:

    Pat and children: My heart felt sympathy to a “text book” family. Your Faith, time, and memories will give you strength to carry on in honor of Rich.
    Love, Barbara Sinnwell Gianino(cousin)

  6. Jerry Hollenbeck says:

    Sincere sympathy
    I enjoyed fishing at Bennett Springs with Richard. He always knew the best hole to fish and what fly the trout were hitting.He made our coffee breaks at U.E. a time well spent.

  7. Nancy A Doermer says:

    I am so sorry. He surely was loved by his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We are all going to miss him.

  8. Karen G. Luchan says:

    Dear Pat, At this time of sorrow, you have
    my deepest sympathy. Just know that your
    friends care. Miss you, and take care.

  9. Mary Bedwell Bentrup says:

    Pat, my sincere sympathy to you and your family…Seeing the obit notice for Richard brouht back fond memories of the DeTonty/Newstead neighborhod friendships of long ago and also of you Pat. My prayers are with you.

  10. Kathy Hearty says:

    So sorry to hear. Brad, thoughts and prayers for you and your family. He sure did fight a good fight.