Gerald “Jerry” Reich, 69 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Sunday, September 12, 2021 at his home in Sainte Genevieve, MO surrounded by his family.
He was born February 5, 1952 in Perryville, MO and was married to Gail (Huck) Reich on November 4, 1977.
He is survived by Wife, Gail Reich of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Son, Todd (Katherine) Reich of Ballwin, MO; Daughter, Jodi (Derek) Kutz of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Brother, Jim (Jan) Reich of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Sisters, Mary Jo Hanneken of Sainte Genevieve, MO and Pat Reich of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Vince and Clarice Huck of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Two Brothers-in-law, Brad (Deann) Huck of Sainte Genevieve, MO and Steve (Joan) Huck of Sainte Genevieve, MO; He is also survived by many Nieces and Nephews and his Loving Grandchildren, Macey, Colton, Jack, and Colby who adored their “Papa Jerry”.
Hewas preceded in death by Mother, Helen Reich; Father, Royce Reich; Two Sisters, Nancy Reich and Susan Reich; Two Brothers, Jack Reich and Tom Reich
Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Thursday, September 16, 2021 and Friday, September 17, 2021.
Service was at Church of Sainte Genevieve on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 10:00 am. The Clergy was Rev. Mitchell Baer.
Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, MO.
Memorials can be made to Valle Catholic Schools.
Jerry was a 1970 graduate of Valle Catholic School. He was an employee of Mississippi Lime Company for over 40 years, until his retirement in 2011. Jerry was a volunteer firefighter for the Sainte Genevieve Fire Department for 17 years. He was a member of the Sainte Genevieve Catholic Parish.
Jerry enjoyed fishing, grilling, and traveling. His biggest passion was spending time with his family and he especially enjoyed watching his grandkids activities. Family and friends will forever remember Jerry as having such a compassionate heart and always going out of his way to make other’s days just a bit better. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com.