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Gerald E. Luetkenhaus

August 9, 1947 — November 27, 2023



Gerald E. Luetkenhaus, of O’Fallon, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023, at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Karen S. Luetkenhaus; cherished son of the late Bernard and Joy Virginia Luetkenhaus; Devoted father of Shane (Shawna) Luetkenhaus, Shannon (Kenny) Greiner, Kerry (Troy) Adams, Dawn (Steve) Bohning, and Derek (Danielle) Menne; loving grandfather of Michaela Geiger, Tyler (Shelby) Luetkenhaus, Riley Luetkenhaus, Carly Bohning, Taylor Bohning, Colton Menne, Nora Menne, Emma Menne, Elizabeth Greiner, Madeleine Greiner, Miranda Adams, and Seth Adams; treasured great-grandfather of Jaxynn Geiger, Finley Luetkenhaus, Kinsley Luetkenhaus, Bailey Adams, and Claire Adams; dear brother of Leo (the late Patricia) Luetkenhaus, Tom (Beverly) Luetkenhaus, and Mary Beth (Dave) Cissell.  

Gerald proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 5077 and a lifetime member of AmVets - St. Peters. Gerald enjoyed the outdoors and loved to go camping. He also liked to play cards, especially Euchre. Gerald was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. 

Memorials may be made in Gerald's name to VFW Post 5077.  

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 7, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Baue Funeral Home - O'Fallon

311 Wood St, O'Fallon, MO 63366

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 8, 2023

10:30 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, MO

2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

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