Brase, Robert Sander Age 70 of St. Louis, MO, passed away January 9, 2014. He was born in Festus, MO to John and Helen Brase. Growing up, Bob loved his school years and enjoyed playing sports at Festus High School: football, basketball, baseball and track. After graduating from the University of Missouri, Bob became a State Farm Agent. He built a large & successful agency over 50 years. Bob was a kind and generous man made happy by simple things. He was involved in many youth activities and coaching while his children were growing up. Bob spent much of his time with the love of his life, Angela. Loving father to Tessa (Andrew) Dyer of St. Louis, MO; John (Allison) Brase of Mason, OH; Kris Grimshaw of Evergreen, CO; Scott (Wendy) Brase of St. Louis, MO; loving grandfather to Emily, Ben, Meghan, Max, Jacob, Noah, Ethan, Sam and CJ; brother-in-law to Mary Lou Brase; Uncle to Rick (Ronnie), Mike (John), Suzy, and David (Shawnette). Bob was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Brase. Services: Visitation is from 4 - 8 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2014 at SCHRADER Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester Rd, Ballwin. The funeral service will follow the next day at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 105 Bailey Rd. Crystal City. Interment in private. In lieu of flowers, Bob would appreciate donations to the Thoracic Oncology Research Fund C/O Dr. R. Govindan at Siteman Ctr. The donations will help fund research to find a cure for lung cancer.
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jan. 12, 2014