Allan Sheppard (1940 - 2018)

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Sheppard, Allan 77, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Beloved husband of Esther Elfriede (nee Heilmann) Sheppard and loving father of Noah Luke Sheppard. He also leaves a daughter-in-law, Kristen Joy (nee Scro) Sheppard. A native St. Louisan, growing up in Jennings, he earned his B.S. in Applied Mathematics at University of Missouri - Rolla, Teacher Certification from University of Missouri - Columbia, M.S. in Applied Mathematics at SUNY - Albany, and Ed.D. in Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University. Prior to teaching, he was a 1st Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers. He taught in junior and senior high schools, community colleges, and universities. He was also a programmer analyst and co-owner of a company that wrote software for DEC minicomputers. He served as a trustee for Judson Manor Subdivision in Chesterfield for many years and in the late 90s represented Ward I on the Chesterfield City Council. He rounded out his work experiences as a TSA screener. Among other interests, he was an avid gardener. He was a resident at the Missouri Veterans' Home - St. Louis when he passed into his eternal home with Our Lord and Savior. Services: Visitation will be held at 3:00 p.m., and a memorial service will follow at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14, at Arlington United Methodist Church, 3770 McKelvey Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Arlington UMC or the St. Louis Veterans' Home Committee, 3905 Germania St., St. Louis, MO 63116. Family served by Kriegshauser West Mortuary.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Aug. 12, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Kriegshauser Mortuary-West Chapel
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