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Obituary – James R. Letner, Sr.

 James R. Letner, Sr., a dedicated electrician and veteran, passed away on October 17, 2023, at the age of 75. He was the beloved husband of the late Susan M. Letner, and the cherished son of Harold Ray Letner and Verna Allie (Holland) Letner.

James was born in Dent County, Mo., and his life was marked by service and devotion. James proudly served in both the Air Force and Army for over 10 years, showcasing his unwavering commitment to his country. He was a devoted member of the Baptist faith, and an active participant in various organizations, including AmVets and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #4335.

James is survived by his children, James R. Letner, Jr., of Fla., Jerry R. Letner, of Missouri, Sheila Marie Letner Feser, of Iowa, Joe R. Letner, of Missouri; brothers and sisters, Ricky Dean Letner (Lalena), of Phoenix, Ariz., Renda Jo Stout, of Houston, Mo., Patsy Sue Wade (Richard), of Licking, Mo., Harold Lee Letner (Nora), of Willard, Mo., Linda Belle Schafer, of Licking, Mo., Carol Yvonne Noel, of Licking, Mo.; his significant other, Katie Pearson, of Fla.; and 10 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Verna Letner; his wife, Sue M. Letner; and his sister, Camille Olive Letner.

In memory of James the family requests that in lieu of flowers you consider making a donation to the Wounded Warriors Project, a cause that was close to his heart.

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  1. Ranay Fricke on November 2, 2023 at 5:59 am

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Jim. Prayers for the family.

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