Randy Mehrle

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Randy Mehrle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Randy Len Mehrle, 57, of Jefferson City, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Landmark Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

He was born June 25, 1955, at Cape Girardeau, the son of John Frederick Jr. and Wanda Jean "Nina Mae" Smith Mehrle, who survive in Cape Girardeau.

He was married Oct. 6, 1979, at Cape Girardeau to Donna Joann Dickerson, who survives at the home.

Mr. Mehrle was a 1973 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau and a 1979 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University.

He retired in 2008 as a computer science expert with the Jefferson City Public School System where he had been employed for 29 years.

He was an active member of First United Methodist Church, its Joy Bell Choir, television ministry and audio-visual services. He enjoyed boating, camping and the Joy Small Community.

Other survivors include a son, Andrew Mehrle of Jefferson City; a sister, Jennifer (Bart) Byrum of Jackson; a niece, Samantha (Scott) Locke of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four nephews, Jesse Dickerson, of Springfield, Mo.; and Landon Byrum, Trenton Byrum and Mason Byrum, all of Jackson; his mother-in-law, Hazel Dickerson of Butler, Mo.; and two brothers-in-law, Paul (Susie) Dickerson of Springfield and Dennis Dickerson and his friend, Jackie, of Butler.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Donald C. Dickerson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home, 3210 N. Ten Mile Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Daniel P. Hilty officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church Bell Choir, 201 Monroe St., Jefferson City, MO 65101; or the National Kidney Foundation Finance Department, 30 E. 33 St., New York, NY 10016.

Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at www.dulletrimble.com.