Earl S. Waeltz of Mineral Point, Missouri, was born May 16, 1961, a son of the late Leonard Glen and Jessi Maxine (Smith) Waeltz. Earl departed this life Saturday, April 6, 2019, having reached the age of 57 Years, 10 Months and 21 Days.
Earl was united in marriage to Vernita Sharon Winick on September 8, 2002, in Mineral Point, MO.
Earl is survived by his loving wife, Vernita Sharon Waeltz of Mineral Point, MO, four daughters, Marcia Radford and husband Seth of Bismarck, MO, Cliffta Thurman and husband David of Bismarck, MO, Tracy Groves and husband David of Bismarck, MO, Elizabeth Hubbs of Oklahoma, three sons, Kevin Waeltz of Arkansas, Donnie Waeltz of Arkansas and Tyler Waeltz of Moberly, MO, eight sisters, Wilma Darlene of Oklahoma, Dolly Esther of North Carolina, Janice Winick and husband Dale of Hopewell, MO, Jaqueline Virginia of Oklahoma, Betty Nadine of Arkansas, Sandra of Arkansas, Mary and Julie of Texas, six brothers, Leonard Waeltz of Alaska, Michael Waeltz and wife Debbie of Indiana, Kelly Waeltz and wife Linda of Arkansas, Virgil Waeltz and wife Cheryl of Arkansas, David Waeltz and wife Nina of Oklahoma and Ricky Waeltz of Texas, 11 grandchildren, Finley Waeltz, Alice Thurman, Gray Groves, Brittany Golden, Ashley Huff, Emily Dunback, Clifford Waeltz, Isaiah Degonia, Gavin Radford, William Donoho and Hunter Donoho, 6 great grandchildren, Thomas, Keiley, Kayden, Waylon, Cayden and Malachi, special friends, William Politte, Denny Smith, Rodney Nelson, Diane Golden and Josh Waeltz. In addition to his parents Earl was also preceded in death by three sisters, Kimberly, Margaret and Linda and by one grandson, Tyrden Waeltz.
Earl loved the time he shared with his wife and dearly cherished his nature walks with her. He enjoyed spending time hunting and fishing. Denny and Theresa became a special part of his life and he always looked forward to the time to go and play cards, games and eat Denny’s Famous BBQ. He would relax listening to any type of music on the radio.
Earl’s greatest love was family and friends, he always made a point to bring a smile to the face and laughter from all.