William Thomas “Bill” TenEyck, age 63 of Lewistown, MO, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at his home in Lewistown. He was born September 16, 1948, in Knox County, MO, the son of Glennon Paul and Esther Clara Prebe TenEyck. He was married to Roberta Kaye Adrain on December 3, 2003, in Las Vegas, NV.
Surviving are his wife Roberta TenEyck of Lewistown, MO, two children, Troy TenEyck and wife Pamela and grandchildren Madison and Ellen of Lewistown, MO, and Rheanne Frank and husband Paul and step grandchildren Zoe and Shelby of LaBelle, MO, one brother Paul TenEyck and wife Cheryl of Springfield, IL, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Eileen Kinsel and a nephew Ron Kinsel.
Bill received his education at St. Joseph Catholic School, graduated from Knox County High School at Edina, MO and graduated from Northeast Missouri State University now Truman State University in Kirksville. Bill lived in Knox and Lewis Counties where he taught Industrial Arts for thirty years in the Lewis County School District. Bill served as Assistant Director for Wider Opportunities and a board member of Lewis County R.E.C. He enjoyed carpentry, hunting, fishing, attending his granddaughters’ ballgames, taking his dog for a nightly ride and spending time with family and friends. Bill was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held 9 AM Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina. Father Joseph Hoi officiated the Services. Bill’s wishes were to be cremated, burial will be at a later date. Music was provided by Nancy Reardon, organist, and Jim and Kyle Clark vocalist. Honorary bearers were Dennis Killday, Mike Kriegshauser, Dr. Eugene Childress, Ronnie House, Jim Gibbons and Steve Griesbaum. Visitation was held Friday, March 9, 2012, after 4 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. A Prayer service was held at 7:30 pm on Friday, March 9, 2012, in the Funeral Home conducted by Reverend Sam Smith.
Memorials in memory of Bill TenEyck may be made to Highland High School Softball Program, Wider Opportunities, or Hospice of Northeast Missouri. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537. www.hudsonrimerfh.com