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Terry Olyn Brockmeyer

August 3, 1947 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old



Terry Olyn Brockmeyer, 74, of Raymond, passed away at 8:00 p.m. on Mon. March 14, 2022 in his home. Mr. Brockmeyer was born August 3, 1947 in Springfield, IL, a son of Olyn A. Brockmeyer and Mary Elizabeth (VanGeison). He was a 1965 graduate of Lincolnwood High School and a 1969 graduate of University of Illinois, receiving double degrees in Animal Science and Farm Management.  He married the former Virginia Lee Boehler on Sept. 3, 1966, at St. Mary’s Rectory in Farmersville, IL. She survives. During his lifetime, he was a hog farmer, feed salesman for Moorman Feeds, a rural letter carrier and a corrections officer at Graham Correctional Center in Hillsboro. Mr. Brockmeyer attended St. Raymond’s Catholic Church in Raymond and was a member of the Raymond Riders Bicycle Club. He enjoyed playing pickle ball, home brewing beer, traveling with his wife Ginny, and raising miniature daschunds. Terry was a 4-H Leader, first president of the Raymond-Harvel Sports Association and coached Little League baseball and middle school volleyball. He played on the highly successful 1965 Lincolnwood High School basketball team. Terry thoroughly enjoyed following his grandchildren’s sports events, and was an avid fan of U of I Basketball and SIU-C women’s basketball.

In addition to his wife, Virginia, he is survived by:

3 sons, Korey (Dana) Brockmeyer; Chad (Lisa) Brockmeyer all of Raymond; and Seth (Dara) Brockmeyer of Normal.

2 daughters, Kristie (Jeff) Ochs of Bethalto and Cara (Dave) Drabing of Chatham.

His grandchildren, Nick Brockmeyer; Abby Brockmeyer; Nate Brockmeyer; Carly Brockmeyer; Willa Brockmeyer; Leo Brockmeyer; Jack McKinney; Eli McKinney; Annika Ochs; Blake Rogers; Brock Rogers; and Olivia Drabing.

1 great-grandson, Waylon Rogers.

1 brother, Tracy Brockmeyer of Bloomington.

2 sisters, Cheryl Fischer of Winthrop Harbor, IL; Tammy (Ben Ortega) Welcome of Oakland, CA.

His step-mother, Gertrude “Gert” Brockmeyer of Litchfield.

2 step-brothers, Danny (Marty) Nantkes of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; Gregory (Sheri) Nantkes of Worden.

4 step-sisters, Cheryl Nantkes of Raymond; Carol (Mike) Hampton of Waggoner; Jo Ellen Lyons of Glenarm; and Susan (Jim) Aherin of Farmersville.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Brockmeyer was preceded in death by his step-sister, Judy Henry.

Funeral Mass for Mr. Brockmeyer will be held Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 12 noon at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church in Raymond. Father John Burnette will preside, and burial will be in the St. Raymond Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at St. Raymond’s.

Dinner will follow at the Raymond Knights of Columbus Hall.

The family asks for memorials to be made to the Panhandle Food Pantry or Waggoner Centennial Building Fund.


March 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Raymond's Catholic Church
406 Mc Elroy Street
Raymond, IL 62560

Funeral Mass
March 22, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Raymond's Catholic Church
406 Mc Elroy Street
Raymond, IL 62560

March 22, 2022

1:00 PM
St. Raymond Cemetery
Raymond, IL 62560


Waggoner Centennial Building Fund

Panhandle Food Pantry
P.O.Box 173, Raymond IL 62560


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