Eugene "Gene" Arras

September 26, 1936April 20, 2012

Eugene "Gene" Elmer Arras, 75, of Imperial, Missouri., born on September 26, 1936, died on Friday, April 20, 2012 at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

Gene was a member of St. Luke's United Church of Christ, Imperial, Missouri; he retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad after many dedicated years. Enjoyed woodworking, small engineer repair, especially traveling an enjoyed being Winter Texas with his wife, Pat.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin & Eleanora L., nee Oelzen, Arras; and a brother, Leroy Arras.

Surviving are his loving wife of 28 years, Dolores "Pat" Arras of Imperial, Missouri; his five children; Gary Arras, Barbara Arras, Jane Arras, Robin Lynn Greer of Granite City, Illinois; and Richard (Susan) Kibbler of Fenton, Missouri., many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marlene (Ronald) Redman of Waterloo, Illinois., and Janet (Richard) Butler of Columbia, Illinois; a brother-in-law, Ted (Carol) Short of Hillsboro, Missouri; and a sister-in-law, Carroll (Dean) Arras-Jones of Waterloo, Illinois and dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of St. Louis, MO.

A memorial service is pending per the family.

Lake View Funeral Home


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 2, 2012
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Eugene "Gene" Arras

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Sharon Blevins

June 10, 2012

Sorry for your loss Pat. You are in my prayers.

April 30, 2012

A part of our hearts always dies with the ones we love - I pray peace and encouragement over the entire family of Gene. Janet, you are in my thoughts each day as you remember your brother..........Penny Gabel

John & Jeanne Schrader

April 30, 2012

Deepest Sympathy.

April 22, 2012

We only knew Gene for a very short time but he made a lasting impression. I too especially enjoyed playing dominoes with Gene. I remember his saying dominoes was more relaxing to play. All of us in the Eagle Fleet will miss Gene. Pat, Marsha and my prayers are with you.
Your Eagle Fleet friends Terry And Marsha Hastings

April 22, 2012

We enjoyed spending our winters with Gene & Pat . Gene will be Greatly missed. I had a lot of fun playing dominoes with Gene he was usually my partner, and I would love teasing him about getting the double 6 almost every turn. Gene was always ready to help anyone with all their mechanicals difficulties and was the first to volunteer his help with any problem. He will be greatly missed
Your Winter Texas friends Dodie & Bud

April 22, 2012

Gene was a good friend and one that was very active in the Eagle Fleet RV travel club. one of the things he loved to do on campout weekends was to go out with me for Biscuts and Gravy, and me to. Gene and Shirley Berryman

April 22, 2012

I will always remember the Great times we had in Texas the pass two years.Gene was always alot of fun to be around, and I enjoyed being his dominoe partner & we had fun teasing each other he always seemed to get the double 6 in every game. He was always willing to help anyone with all kinds of mechanical problems & was the first to offer a helping hand when needed .He will be greatly missed.. Pat you are in our prayers
.Your Winter Texas friends Dodie & Bud