Bischoff, Andrew David 22, of Fenton, entered into rest on June 13, 2017. Andrew was an adored son of Daniel & Renee (nee Ellenbecker) Bischoff; beloved brother of Chris Bischoff and Michael (Kirstie Hamel) Bischoff; loving grandson of Don and Betty Bischoff. Preceded in death by grandparents Don and Jean Ellenbecker. Dear nephew, cousin and friend to many. He was known as Drew to family and friends and also as Dooby to those who knew him from his childhood. Drew was a student at Missouri Science & Technology in Rolla and was in his Senior year of his pursuit of a degree in Computer Engineering. Drew was also a gifted musician playing finger-style acoustic guitar and he dabbled with electric guitar, piano, banjo and violin as well. He loved to play card games and old-school video games as well as drawing charicatures and funny figures. Additionally, Drew was skilled in the design and implementation of printed circuit boards for electronic components and made several impressive devices including several effects pedals for use with his electric guitar. He used these skills to excel in the Mars Rover program at MS&T where he participated on the telemetry team. He was a handsome, bright, witty and creative young man. If only he had been able to see that in himself. After a lengthy battle, Drew succumbed to the illness of depression and chose to end his life. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by the many who knew and loved him. If you know someone who is dealing with depression, know that is a serious illness that requires immediate medical help. Services: Visitation will be held on June 20, 2017 9:30 a.m. and will continue until the funeral service begins at 11a.m. at The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens located at 8749 Watson Road, Webster Groves, Mo 63119. Andrew will be laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery in Kirkwood, MO. Memorial donations can be made in Andrew's memory to Lutheran High School South. Family and friends can review and share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com
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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jun. 18, 2017.