Gehlert, James F. Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Beloved husband for 56 years of Victoria Gehlert (nee Ritayik); loving father of Kathryn (Richard) Leeser, Karen (Paul) Calabrese, Kurt Gehlert and Kimberly (Robert) Sutherland; dear grandfather of Holly and Brittany Leeser, Clayton and Emma Calabrese, Kelly and Matthew Sutherland. Mr. Gehlert was a member of the American Legion, the Civil War Round Table, and served as 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army
during the Korean War
. Vice President of Investments at A.G. Edwards and member of the Church of the Open Door, where he was a deacon. Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, July 12, 3pm until funeral service at 7pm. Memorials to National Parkinson's Disease Foundation or Disabled American Veterans appreciated.