Eugene Howard Weirich

May 31, 1938January 31, 2019

Eugene Howard Weirich, age 80, of Saint Louis, Missouri passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Eugene was born May 31, 1938 to Violet Erna Weirich (nee Stranghoener) and Kenneth Bell Weirich in Saint Louis Missouri.

Eugene is survived by his wife, Doris Marie Weirich; daughter Kristin Kay (Theodore Glenn Jr.) Sample; and son Keith Howard (Erin) Weirich; grandchildren Zachary (Falyn) Sample, Nicholas Sample, Ash Sample and great granddaughter, Violet Sample.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents; Kenneth Bell Weirich, Violet Erna Weirich and his brother James Kenneth Weirich.

Eugene was a graduate of McKinley High School and went on to study at Washington University where he earned a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. After graduating from Washington University, he became employed with the International Shoe company here in Saint Louis where he met his bride to be, Doris. He worked for other companies for a time, but eventually got a position at Granite City Steel, from which he ultimately retired. He was a hockey father and grandfather, and was also a huge Blues fan, in both the good times and the bad. He was a member of the Shriners Organization and earlier in his life, Eugene enjoyed duck hunting and bowling. The pride and joy for Eugene was his family. Most recently he was honored to meet his first great grandchild.

A visitation for Eugene will be held Monday, February 4, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Hoffmeister South County Chapel, 1515 Lemay Ferry Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63125. The funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM, in the funeral home chapel. The committal service will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, 1215 Lemay Ferry Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63125. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Weirich family.


  • Doris Marie Weirich, Wife
  • Kenneth Bell Weirich, Father
  • Violet Erna Weirich, Mother
  • Kristin Kay ( Theodore Glenn Jr.) Sample, Daughter
  • Keith Howard (Erin ) Weirich, Son
  • James Kenneth Weirich, Brother
  • Zachary (Falyn) Sample, Grandchild
  • Nicholas Sample, Grandchild
  • Ash Sample, Grandchild
  • Violet Sample, Great Grandchild


  • Visitation Monday, February 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Eugene Howard Weirich

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