Gerald R. "Jerry" Abbenhaus
1920 - 2020
BORN
1920
DIED
2020

Abbenhaus, Gerald "Jerry" R.

died on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He was born on a farm in Northeast Nebraska, January 19, 1920. After obtaining a B.S. degree in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska, he went directly in the U.S. Army. He spent almost two years in the European Theater. After his discharge, he obtained an advanced Degree at the U. of Nebraska where he met Mary Claire Phillips. They were married for 57 years and raised 6 children; Daniel "Danny" (Debbie), Francis "Frank", Ann (George) Halenkamp, Mary, Philip (Anne), and the late Gerald "Jerry" Jr. He was blessed with 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. After the death of Mary Claire in 2004, he married Therese Marie Krack in 2005. They have been married for 15 years prior to his death.

Services: Visitation at Our Lady of the Pillar Church, 401 S. Lindbergh Blvd., on Tuesday, November 24, from 11:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 12:00 noon. Private interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
24
Visitation
11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Our Lady of the Pillar Church
401 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Nov
24
Funeral Mass
12:00p.m.
Our Lady of the Pillar Church
401 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Funeral services provided by:
Kriegshauser Mortuary-West Chapel
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You will definitely be missed on the golf course. Heaven waited long enough for your presence.
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