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.