64, entered his eternal home on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Loving husband of Colleen Konold (nee Denney). Honored father of Robert Konold (Shawnece Stovall) and Jennifer (Mark) Croke. Dear “Pa” of Samuel, Madison and Charlotte Croke. Brother to Richard (Kathy) Konold and Maureen (Tony) Gillem. Brother-in-law to Brian Denney, Craig (Jayne) Denney, Erin (Rob) Jones, Linda Denney and Kelly (Robert) Lewis. Son-in-law to Burleigh Denney. Gene was preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Ottilie Konold and his sister Friedericke “Freddie” Griffin. Dear uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Gene was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a dedicated employee of AJ Adhesives and a devoted parishioner of his church.
Visitation Sunday, June 26,2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM at Kutis Affton Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO 63123. Funeral Mass on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 9:30 AM at Seven Holy Founders Church, 6737 Rock Hill Road, St. Louis, MO 63123. Burial immediately following at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Toys for Tots, a well loved Marine organization that Gene supported annually https://stlouis-il.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/local-get-involved.aspx.