Obituary and Service Information for Joseph "Joe" James Detter

Detter, Joseph "Joe" James

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Hillsboro Civic Center, 10349 MO-21 Business, Hillsboro

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 11:00 am

Service Location:
Hillsboro Civic Center

Woodlawn Memorial Park, De Soto

Contributions may be made to the family

Joseph James Detter, 76, of DeSoto, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020 in DeSoto, Missouri. He was born October 2, 1944 in Hillsboro, Missouri, son of the late John W Detter and Carolina (Lombardo) H Detter.

Joseph worked as an assembly line worker for General Motors at the plant in Wentzville until his retirement, he also worked for the City of Hillsboro and Franklin County, as the building inspector, was a police officer and a restaurateur. He proudly served his country as a member of the Missouri National Guard, he was a member of DeSoto Lions Club, Festus American Legion, Joachim Masonic Lodge Hillsboro and the Moolah Shriners Temple. In his spare time, he enjoyed going to yard sales, auctions, and serving his community by volunteering his time to various organizations and causes.

Surviving are his children, John Joseph Detter of DeSoto, James Lee Detter of DeSoto, Jerry Ralph Detter of DeSoto, Donna (Bill) L Lucas of DeSoto, Kimberly Jane Detter of DeSoto, and Terri (Robert) Missey of Sterling, Colorado, his brother, Jerry Detter of DeSoto, his grandchildren, Kelsey Detter, Clayton J Foreman, Kami Detter, Payton Missey, Jeremy Detter, and Zoey Detter, Jordan Lucas and Brandi Henderson, great-grandchildren Brooke Henderson, Cali Henderson and Reese Yancey, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Joseph was preceded in death by Wife, Frances (Votruba) Mae Detter, Daughter, Sherri Detter, Granddaughter, Kari Detter, parents, his brother, John Detter, his three sisters, Frances Blum, Dorothy Detter, and Darlene Pashia.

Services will be held at Hillsboro Civic Center, October 22, 2020 at 11:00 am with Brother Bob Thebeau officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery, DeSoto, Missouri.

Friends will be received at Hillsboro Civic Center, Hillsboro, Missouri Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Contributions may be made to the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mahn Funeral DeSoto Chapel, DeSoto, Missouri.


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