John E. Kreitler of Barnhart died at his home on Sunday, September 22, 2019. He was 86 years old.
He was born on January 21, 1933, in River aux Vases, a son of the late John and Rose (Allgire) Kreitler.
He was married to Bernadine (Dallas) Kreitler, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by two sons, Brian Kreitler and his wife Michelle and Jeff Kreitler and his wife Laura; one grandson, Jacob Kreitler; three granddaughters, Elizabeth Stuesse and her husband Michael, Kelsey Wilkes and her husband Stefan, Brianne Kreitler; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
He was the owner of Kreitler Construction Company. He was a member of the Arnold Eagles, Elks, American Legion, VFW and the Mattise Club. He served his country in the U.S. Army.
Funeral services were Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Imperial. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery with full military honors. Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home of Arnold handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice, 1487 U.S. Highway 61, Suite C. Festus, MO 63028.