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John “Hans” Francis Okenfuss

John “Hans” Francis Okenfuss 90 years old, of Ste Genevieve, MO, died Monday, January 1, 2024 at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, MO.

He was born July 24, 1933 in Sainte Genevieve, MO and was married to Joyce (Roth) Okenfuss on July 8, 1967.

He is survived by Son, David (Stacy) Okenfuss of Mexico, MO; Granddaughters, Emilie (Alex) Falls and Delanie Okenfuss; Grandsons, Cody and Zachary Watkins; Great-Grandson, Bryor Falls.

He was preceded in death by Father, Oscar Okenfuss; Mother, Josephine Okenfuss; Wife, Joyce M. Okenfuss; Three Brothers, Austin Okenfuss, Welton Okenfuss, Oscar “Spider” Okenfuss; Two Sisters, Duella Okenfuss, Norma Oberle.

Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 12:00 pm till 1:45 pm.

Service wasat Church of Ste. Genevieve on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 2:00 pm.

The Clergy was Rev. Edward Nemeth.

Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, MO.

Memorials can be made to Valle Schools.

John proudly served our country in The United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of VFW, Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 150. John graduated from Valle Catholic High School in 1951. He enjoyed farming, antiquing, playing cards, and refinishing furniture.

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