Robert H. Kreimeyer

Robert H. Kreimeyer

Birth
Yoder, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
Death 20 Jul 2014 (aged 87)
Cabot, Lonoke County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Ulm, Prairie County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 133320450 · View Source
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Robert Kreimeyer, 87, died July 20, 2014, at Cabot Nursing Home and Rehab in Cabot, Arkansas.

Mr. Kreimeyer was born July 19, 1927, in Yoder, Arkansas, the youngest son of Friedrich and Sophia Kreimeyer. He lived what many would consider an almost unbelievable life story. Raised on a farm, then joining the United States Air Force, he was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He "retired" as a Senior Master Chief and moved back to Arkansas in 1966. While working full time at KARK-TV, he went back to school, graduating Magna Cum Laude from UALR and receiving his Master's Degree in Education from UCA.

Mr. Kreimeyer, who like his father, never quite grasped the concept of "idle, non-productive recreational time", spent the next 30 years teaching math and electronics, starting at Metropolitan Vocational School, where he was instrumental in building the KLRE radio station, to Arkansas School for the Blind, which he described as "his most challenging, heart-wrenching, and rewarding" position, to eventually ending his career as a part-time teacher at Riceland Foods and Carrier Air-conditioning in Stuttgart, while also working part-time as a mail attendant in the Ulm Post Office.

His last few years where devoted to staying abreast of the news, and tending his bountiful garden.

Mr. Kreimeyer had the pleasure of visiting every state of the Union, and almost every country in the world, with the exception of members of the former Soviet Union and Communist China. He had extensive stays in Japan, Brazil, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, and Germany.

Mr. Kreimeyer was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Doris, and brothers Raymond, Victor, Chester, Leo, and sister Lucille. He is survived by his sisters Evelyn Kreimeyer and Esther Stotik; two sons; three grandchilden; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Kreimeyer was reunited July 21 with wife Doris at Ulm Cemetery in a private ceremony surrounded by his immediate family.



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  • Created by: Doyce Brimmage
  • Added: 25 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133320450
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert H. Kreimeyer (19 Jul 1927–20 Jul 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133320450, citing Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Ulm, Prairie County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Doyce Brimmage (contributor 47463999) .