Kriegshauser Mortuary-West Chapel

9450 Olive Blvd St. Louis, MO 63132


  • Bob D Polydys

    General ManagerManager

    Robert is a graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science and University of Missouri St. Louis. Bob has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since the early 1980s and holds licenses in Missouri, North Carolina and Michigan. He specializes in helping families honor their loved one by creating a meaningful and personalized celebration of life. From a gathering and visitation to the ceremony and committal, Bob is able to relieve families of many of the stresses associated with arranging services by tending each detail himself.

    Bob is also very proud to mentor funeral directors through industry changes, including presenting innovations through new ideas. Emphasizing its importance, he also trains directors in planning ahead services in order to relieve families of the emotional and financial burdens that follow a loss.

    Bob and his wife have 2 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, working with animals and going on long drives.

  • Karl E Beke

    Funeral Director

    After serving New Jersey families for 5 years, Karl began serving as a Dignity Memorial® St. Louis area funeral director in August 2000 and with Kriegshauser Mortuary-West Chapel in November 2015. He graduated from Mercer County Community College in New Jersey in 1994 with a degree in mortuary science. You will find Karl spending much of his free time in the Masonic community.

  • George Gregory Kriegshauser

    Funeral Director