Calvin M. Ochs

Calvin M. Ochs, 89, of Jefferson City, passed away August 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Bluffs. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson City, MO. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Mr. Ochs was born May 9, 1925 in Perryville, MO to the late Gustav and Lilla (Bergmann) Ochs. Calvin received his BSME in 1949 from Missouri School of Mines (University of Missouri-Rolla, & Missouri S&T.), He received the MSM/UMR Alumni Service Award in 1987, the University Missouri System Presidential Citation in 1996, and the UMR Chancellor’s Medal in 1998. He served as President of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, Vice President of the National Society of Professional Engineers PEI, President of the St. Mary’s Health Center Advisory Board, Past President and a Charter Member of the Jefferson City West Rotary Club. Past member of the Trinity Lutheran Church’s Board of Elder’s and member of various other organizations. Calvin is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eva “Jackie” Ochs, two sons, David Ochs of Bolivar, MO and Thomas Ochs of Jefferson City, MO. Mr. Ochs is also preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Brickhaus and his brother, Milton Ochs. Memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church 803 Swifts Hwy, Jefferson City, MO 65109.


  1. Kim Kline on August 17, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Tom, this morning I saw your fathers obituary in the paper. Please accept my condolence in his passing. I hope your family and you are doing Ok, and I will pray for your father.

    Kim Kline

  2. Tom Peak on August 17, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    God bless you in this difficult time. I was in Rotary with your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

    Tom Peak

  3. Lynne Norris on August 18, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Tom, so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing! My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  4. Dee Harrington on August 19, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    Thinking of U Sister Jackie, nephews David and Tom. U have my Sympathy and may u have such great memories of your husband and father.
    Love 2 U three.
    Dee & Bill

  5. Paul and Margaret Oligschlaeger on August 19, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    Dear Jackie, Tom and David,

    You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of Cal. We are saddened to hear of his passing. You and your family have “always” been good neighbors and friends. Many memories of Cal and all of you here as neighbors. God is holding you close during this sad time.
    We are praying for you and Cal.

  6. Bob & Barb Morgan on August 22, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    Jackie, David and Tom

    We were shocked to hear about Calvin’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy at this most difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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