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December 4, 1924 ~ September 26, 2017 (age 92)
Herman L. “Buck” Barkemeyer, of Covington, LA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 26, 2017 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of 49 years to Iris Jones Barkemeyer. He is also survived by his five loving children, Connie Barkemeyer Penton (Jim), Gary J. Barkemeyer (Carol), Peggy Barkemeyer Chanove (Eddie), Dennis L. Barkemeyer (Jean), and Donald “Bucks” Barkemeyer. In addition, he will be missed by 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Herman L Barkemeyer, Sr. and Lilly Cosse Barkemeyer and his brother Earl Joseph Barkemeyer. He was a New Orleans native and lived most of his life in Chalmette. Mr. Barkemeyer had a prosperous career in purchasing /sales in commercial steel for over 50 years. Besides his family, his passion was in lawn care and gardening. He was involved in fund raising to help others thru the Salvation Army and Mr. Bingle .
Friends and family are invited to attend services. Visitation will be held on Saturday September 30, 2017 from 10am-1pm at JACOB SCHOEN and SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119. Following the visitation, a Catholic Requiem Mass will also be held in the J. Garic Chapel of Jacob Schoen and Son at 1:30pm. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Cemetery, Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Condolences may be expressed at

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