Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House of St. Louis or Humane Society of St. Charles. Gahimer, John S., of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at the age of 61. Beloved husband of Karen A. Gahimer, dear son of the late Leonidas George Gahimer and the late Eulalia Arline Gahimer; loving father of Gwendolyn (Bill) Conley and Tamara (Charles) Pavelec; cherished Grandad of Katie Pavelec and Nick Pavelec. John was employed as a Chemical Engineer at Battelle in Columbus, Ohio for 14 years. He was also a member of the Alumni Club of University of California-Berkley, Tau Beta Pi, the Purdue University Alumni Club, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, St. Charles Board of Realtors, and a former employee of Coldwell Banker Gundaker, U.S. Department of Energy, DuPont, Celanese, and Institute of Gas Technology-Chicago.