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John L. Scheimann, 82, of Mission, Texas, passed away on Sept. 11, 2013, in Brownsville, Texas.
John was born on May 6, 1931 to the late John and Margaret (Elliott) Scheimann. He married Lois Kitchen on Oct. 5, 1957. She survives in Mission.
John served in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated J & L Trucking in McAllen, Texas, and was still actively involved until shortly before his passing. He resided in Decatur for many years.
Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Meeker of Mo.; five sons, John Andrew and Stephen Scheimann of Mission, Jay Scheimann of McAllen, Fritz Scheimann of Shirley, Ark. and Bruce Kitchen of Lutz, Fla.; and several grandchildren.
John was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Fred Scheimann; and son, Phil Kitchen.
Honoring John's wishes there will be no visitation or service. Burial will be at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Ric Brown Funeral Home in Mission.