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Daniel Theodore Netemeyer

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 3:34 pm

Daniel Theodore Netemeyer, “The Good Doctor” of Clark, MO died peacefully on July 21, 2022, surrounded by his children and grandchildren.  He was born on May 2, 1948, in Breese, IL. to Alvin and Rita (Kues) Netemeyer.  As the second son of eight children, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on May 3, 1967.  During his enlistment he earned a Bronze Star.

After his discharge he earned a B.A. from Southern Illinois University School of Agriculture in 1974, a Master of Science in Agriculture and Applied Science in 1976, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oklahoma State in 1979. After graduation he formed Net Boys Holsteins in Southern Missouri with his younger brother Kenneth Netemeyer in 1980.  They held the record for the highest producing herd average in the state until 1993. In 1982 he began working for the MFA Incorporated in Columbia, MO. as the Director of Nutrition until his retirement in 2004.  During his tenure with MFA, he formulated their bestselling feed Cattle Charge.   

The Good Doctor was an avid supporter of the Sturgeon Amish Community where he lived, worked, and played since 1993.  His lifelong passions included trail riding and spending time with his best buddies in the Amish community.

Dan is survived by his sons Ronald Netemeyer and Brent (Heidi) Netemeyer, Daughters Cari (Ryan) Ebel, Cathi (Ruslan) Hemed, and his stepson Travis (Jessica) Kempf.  Dan was proceeded in death by his parents, brother Thomas, twin brother Donald, and Joseph.  He is survived by his sisters Margaret, Barbra, and Sharon and his only remaining brother Kenneth and nine grandchildren as well as multiple family members.

Graveside services will be 12:00 pm Monday, July 25, 2022, at the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery near Sturgeon, MO. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday, July 25, 2022, at the Oliver Funeral Home in Sturgeon, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Fund, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at