Fred E. Husmann, 96, passed away at 9:15 am Friday, August 15, 2014 at his home, under the care of BJC Hospice.
He was born on September 25, 1917 in Keosauqua, Iowa, the son of Fredrick John and Neva Virginia (Ball) Husmann.
He married June Klever in Lake of Ozarks, MO. She preceded him in death.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a veterinarian and he owned and operated the Fairview Heights Animal Hospital. He was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville, the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge, American Legion and the 5th Armored Division Association.
He is survived by a daughter and a son-in-law, Sharon and Kenny Leonard of Collinsville and a son of Frankie Husmann of Lacon, IL; two step daughters, Debbie and Jonathon Lauberb of Wright City, MO and Dawn-Michelle Baude of Las Vegas, NV; eight grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Catherine Husmann, two sisters, Virginia Sue Rippy, Margaret Ann Meyers, two brothers, William Frank Husmann, Henry Heinie Husmann.
Visitation will be from 9 until services at 11:00 am Monday, August 18, 2014 at Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville with Pastor G. Heimgartner officiating.
Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Belleville with military rites given.
Memorials may be made to the Hope Lutheran Church in Jerseyville.
An online condolence and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.