Bernstetter, John Albert, III on Friday March 7, 2014 at age 88. Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection. Beloved husband of JoAnn E. Bernstetter (nee Taylor); dear father of Patricia (Stuart) Valentine, Barbara Jacober, Frances (William) Lucchesi, the late John Bernstetter, Susan Davis, Michael (Karen) Bernstetter, Michelle, Kevin and Timothy (Dana) Bernstetter; dear brother of Betty Barnes; grandfather of 23 and greatgrandfather of 19. Our uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend. John volunteered to serve in the US Navy
Armed Guard during World War II
. He worked for the Optical Union and then as Chief Security Officer at South County Mall where he was known as Papa John. He retired from the St. Louis County Library-Oak Bend branch where he was custodian for 10 years. He bowled in the Senior Olympics for 21 years and was a member of the Hardee Boys Breakfast Group. John belonged to VFW
Post 2593. Services: Funeral Service WEDNESDAY 10:15 a.m. at JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN & SONS SOUTH COUNTY, 4830 Lemay Ferry Road. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. VISITATION TUESDAY 4 to 8 p.m. If desired, donations may be made to Hope Hospice or the St. Laboure Indian Mission.