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James A. Eftink 

James A. Eftink, 73 years old of Bloomsdale, MO, died Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at home in Bloomsdale, MO.

He was born May 27, 1948 in Cape Girardeau, MO and was married to Charlotte (Anderson) Eftink on July 18, 1970.

He is survived by Wife, Charlotte Eftink of Bloomsdale, MO; Four Sons, Timothy (Lori) Eftink of Beaver Dams, NY, Jason (Jennifer) Eftink of Bloomsdale, MO, Nathan Eftink (Jody Loness) of Sainte Genevieve, MO, James R. Eftink (Crystal Gilmer) of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Three Brothers, Jerome Eftink of Chaffee, MO, David (Kathy) Eftink of Oran, MO, Greg (Shirley) Eftink of Scott City, MO; Five Sisters, Patsy (Dan) Brase of Cape Girardeau, MO, Martha (Tom) Obermann of Chaffee, MO, Sarah (Rick) Ross of Saint Louis, MO, Clara (Donnie) Essner of Chaffee, MO, Betty Eftink of Jackson, MO; Grandchildren, Katharine, Grace, Madeline, Cameron, Aaron & Isaac Eftink; Great Grandchild, Charlotte Rose Moore; 4 Step Grandchildren; 5 Step Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Father, Albert Eftink; Mother, Martha (Klipfel) Eftink; Son, Mathew Eftink; Daughter, Laura Eftink; Sister-in-law, Sharlett Eftink; Brother-in-law, James Diebold; Nephew, Keith Anderson

Visitation wast Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Sunday, December 12, 2021.

Service was at St. Lawrence Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am. The Clergy was Rev. Michael Benz.

Burial wasat St. Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrenceton, MO

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, St. Lawrence Catholic Church or Mercy Hospice

Jim graduated from Notre Dame in 1966 and went on to get a business degree from Southeast Missouri State University. He then worked for Dow Chemical and farmed part-time. He retired from Dow Chemical in 2000. After retirement, he farmed full time for his remaining years. He was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, was a Knights of Columbus member at Bloomsdale, and served in the National Guard for 8 years.

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