Ralph J. Simmerman, 93, of Sullivan, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, from the chapel of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the funeral home. Interment will be in I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to Marshall Police D.A.R.E. program.
Born Sept. 8, 1912, in Memphis, Tenn., on Feb. 14, 1941 he married Ella M. Grissom, who preceded him in death March 15, 1996.
Survivors include two sons, James Barry Simmerman and wife Virgie of Marshall and Glen Simmerman of St. Louis; two daughters, Bonnie Roosman and husband George of Farmington and Vicki Schmidt and husband Eric of Sullivan; one brother, Wade Simmerman of Selma, Ala.; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Roosman and wife Chrissy of Cape Girardeau and Christopher Simmerman and wife Debbie of House Springs; four great-grandchildren, Demi and Dani Roosman of Cape Girardeau and Brittany Bonnette and Emily Simmerman of House Springs; and other relatives and friends.
Additional information provided per family recompense.