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Joseph G. Sueme, Jr.

Sueme, Joseph George, Jr., Born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 2, 1921, passed peacefully on February 2, 2017.

Beloved husband to Alma R. Sueme (nee Utt); father to  Christopher R. Sueme (Denise), Jane I. Sueme, Michelle R. Randecker (Jason) and Joseph G. Sueme III (Zana); grandfather to Alex J. Sueme (Abby), SSgt. Alaine M. Sueme, Leah A. Sueme and Noah D. Randecker; beloved step-  father to Charles H. Ryckman, Pamela R. Mills (Randy), Gary W. Ryckman, Terry R. Ryckman  (Yumiko) and David A. Ryckman (Cheryl); step-grandfather to Zachary Ryckman, Sarah Frailey, Heidi Ryckman, Jessica  Bloomer, Jenna Vinyard, Angela Schubert, Nicholas Ryckman, Meghan Sebaugh, Shannon Ryckman, Jason Ryckman, Kent Ryckman and Erika Ryckman.

Joe was a graduate of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, 1943, a veteran of the United States Army, and an executive with Anheuser-Busch for 36 years. He lived in Waterloo, Illinois, from 1953-1971 and was an avid outdoorsman and enthusiastic supporter of conservation organizations and the public arts.

Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd., on Saturday, February 4, 2-5 pm.  Inurnment later at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.