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Hoffmeister South County Chapel

1515 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO

OBITUARY

Gary Donald Milentz Sr.

May 7, 1932July 11, 2020
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Gary D. Milentz Sr. of St. Louis, MO. passed away on Saturday July 11, 2020. Beloved husband of Betty A. Milentz; loving father of Donna M. (Mike) Chrisos, Cynthia L. (Jeff) Kamper and the late Gary D. Milentz Jr.; grandfather of Jessica Kilbert, Rick Milentz, Amelia Vann, Alex Huelsmann, Drew Kamper, Ciara Bennett, Seth Kamper and Michael Chrisos; great grandfather of 14; brother of the late Virginia Koepsel.

Gary was a retired Captain for the St. Louis Fire Department and a member of the Fire Fighters Union and the St. Louis Association Retired Professional Fire Fighters. He was a Korean War Veteran where he served in the US Army. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 10490, the American Legion, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and a St. Louis Cardinals Lifetime Fan. Gary loved fishing, gardening, woodworking and traveling.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday July 16, 2020, 1:00 pm at the Hoffmeister South County Chapel, 1515 Lemay Ferry Rd. St. Louis, MO 63125 with visitation from 11:00 am until time of service. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to BackStoppers. Please share your condolences and sign the guest book online at www.hoffmeistersouthcounty.com

  • FAMILY

  • BettyA. Milentz, Wife
  • Donna M. (Mike) Chrisos, Daughter
  • Cynthia L ( Jeff) Kamper, Daughter
  • Gary D. Milentz Jr., Son (deceased)
  • Virginia Koepsel, Sister (deceased)
  • Jessica Kilbert, Grandchild
  • Rick Milentz, Grandchild
  • Amellia Vann, Grandchild
  • Alex Huelsmann, Grandchild
  • Drew Kamper, Grandchild
  • Ciara Bennett, Grandchild
  • Seth Kamper, Grandchild
  • Michael Chrisos, Grandchild
  • Gary also leaves 14 Great Grandchildren.

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Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 16, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, July 16, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Phyllis Pashia

July 13, 2020

Gary was a sweet and gentle soul, always with a kind word a big smile and hug for everyone. His hugs made you forget your troubles. He will forever be loved and sorely missed. Betty, Donna, Cyndi and family may God wrap his gracious arms around you all and comfort you

Chris Ketcherside

July 13, 2020

Great memories of a great man. All my love and prayers, Betty, Donna, Cyndi and all the family! He will be sorely missed.

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