Edward L. Bathe, of Saint Peters, MO, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at the age of 77. Loving husband of Delores B. “Dee” Bathe; beloved son of the late Martin and Lillian Bathe; devoted father of Jeff (Cindy) Bathe and Laura (Doug Piazza) Bathe; cherished grandfather of Bradley (Jessica) Bathe, Melanie (Greg) Ilgenfritz, and Stephanie Schneider; treasured great-grandfather of Wren Bathe and Lilly Ilgenfritz; dear brother of Marty (the late Ursula) Bathe, Viola (the late Richard) Moeller, Bill (Kathy) Bathe, and the late Betty Kelly. Edward is also survived by beloved yorkie, Ms. Tiffany.
Edward proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired from Bathe Electric after more than 47 years as an electrical contractor. He loved golfing, and going to the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball games. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles, and in past years bowling and going to Gulf Shores. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.