Alphonse “Al” A. Pfaff of Perryville died on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at his residence. He was 76 years old.
He was born February 16, 1942 in Ste. Genevieve, a son of Xavier Charles and Margaret Catherine (Abt) Pfaff.
He was married to Vernelle Olsen on February 4, 1967, and she preceded him in death on October 6, 1999. He was married to Judy D. Wahlers on November 7, 1990, and she survives in Perryville.
He is survived by four sons, Vernon Pfaff and his wife Tammie of Perryville, Chuck Pfaff and his wife Kim of Perryville, Scott Pfaff of Perryville, Kenny Pfaff and his wife Angie of Perryville; two stepsons, Brian Wahlers and his wife Susan of Jackson, Missouri, Michael Wahlers and his wife Emily of Sedgewickville, Missouri; four brothers, Francis Pfaff of Perryville, Joe Pfaff of Perryville, John Pfaff and his wife Ann of Ste. Genevieve, Larry Pfaff and his wife Carol of Festus; two sisters, Theresa Roth and her husband Floyd of Ste. Genevieve, Agnes Schneier and her husband Melvin of Perryville; 17 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Danielle Pfaff; and one brother, Anthony Pfaff.
He was a retired mine truck driver for Mississippi Lime Company in Ste. Genevieve. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, American Legion Post 133 and Elks Lodge No. 2701. He was a U.S. National Guard veteran of Vietnam.
Private services were scheduled. Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., of Perryville handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Alan Lyss Cancer Center in Ste. Genevieve or St. Vincent Catholic Schools in Perryville.