Asleep in Jesus Thursday, July 22, 2021.
George grew up in St. Louis and lived here all his life. He went to Frable grade school and Roosevelt High School, where he participated in football and track (state champ in low hurdles). The biggest win was he met the love of his life, Jean née Zagel. They dated for 3 years and married September 9, 1950.
After high school, George attended Logan School of Chiropractic. He served, ministered and helped many with his gentle spirit, loving heart and sweet, caring smile.
To their marriage they added 4 children; Judy (Glenn) Gerber, Robyn Parker, Claudia Parker and Jim (Meri) Parker. Their grandchildren number 11: Robyn (Ben) Stroschein, Libby Gerber, Emily (Ben) Wohlschlaeger, Joshua (Jackie) Garlich, Laura Garlich, Jamie Kuthe Stephanie (Kirk) Youngwith, Tom Eggers, Peter (Courtney) Eggers, Grant (Madison) Parker and Allie Parker. George and Jean also have 12 great grandchildren .
George and Jean were happily married for 70 years! They were best friends and confidantes till his end on earth and into eternity. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and GGP. George served God in many capacities. He is now Face to face with his Savior.
Funeral service at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church (5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd. 63126) on Tuesday, July 27 at 11:00 am. Interment at St. Trinity Cemetery will be held in private. A service of KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL