Obituary and Service Information for Louis M Gehert

Gehert, Louis M

Date: May 15, 2007, Tuesday
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: may 16, 2007, Wednesday
Time: 10:00am

Service Location:
Grace Lutheran Church, with Rev. Steven Flo officiatin

Woodlawn Cemetery, DeSoto, MO


Louis M. Gehrt, 81, of DeSoto passed away May 11, 2007 in Crystal City. Mr. Gehrt was a technician with Emerson Electric and a member and past elder of Grace Lutheran Church. Born Dec 4, 1925 in Baudette, Minneapolis, he was the son of the late Martin and Helga (Weber) Gehrt.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carol (Vivano) Gehrt of DeSoto; one daughter, Shelia (George) Hacker of Bonne Terre; one sister, Marian (Ralph) Krehmeyer of Texas; and one grandson, Raymond (Kati) Hacker of Bonne Terre. Mr. Gehrt and his wife were also foster parents to 37 children in a 10 year period.

Visitation Tuesday, May 15, 2007 from 5:00 pm to 8:00pm at Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel. Funeral services were held at Grace Lutheran Church officiated by Rev. Steven Flo. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, DeSoto, Missouri


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