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Wednesday September 21, 2022

Beloved son of the late Earl and Louise Blankenmeister; loving brother of Sue A. (Bill) Smith and the late Helen (the late Tom) Slack; dear uncle of Kim (Kirk) Selle, Dan (Kris) Smith, Becky (the late Joe) Eades and the late Robert Slack; dear great-uncle of Lynn (Alan) Schwane, Greg Selle, Nate Eades, Will Smith, Katie Eades, Joseph Slack and Sarah Slack; dear step great-uncle of Josh (Kate) and Dustin (Maddie) Maassen; dear great-great uncle of Avery Schwane and Stella Maassen; dear friend of David James.

Gene taught for over 30 years at University High School.

Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel 10151 Gravois, Monday September 26 11:00 AM until services at 1:00 PM. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials to Humane Society or Animal Protection Agency appreciated.