Benjamin “Ben” J. Lurk of Ste. Genevieve died on Sunday, December 1, 2019, in Ste. Genevieve. He was 45 years old.
He was born June 13, 1974, in Ste. Genevieve, a son of Joe and Pat (Bauman) Lurk, who survive in Ste. Genevieve.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Eric Lurk and his wife Jody of Bloomsdale; one sister, Tricia Grass and her husband Kevin of Ste. Genevieve; special friends Jenny Zerwig of Ste. Genevieve, Hannah Woodruff of Ste. Genevieve, Rod Huck of Ste. Genevieve; and six nieces and nephews, Preston Lurk, Reese Lurk, Kyndall Lurk, Carter Grass, Riley Grass, Kennedy Grass.
He was a member of Weingarten Jaycees, Knights of Columbus Council 1037, and Ste. Genevieve Pool League, and a life member of the NRA. He enjoyed bow hunting, taking rides on his Can Am looking at wildlife, spending time in the outdoors and most of all spending time with family and friends.
Funeral services were Thursday, December 5, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Deacon Jim Basler officiated. Basler Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI).