Obituaries

Charles A. Vehige

UPDATED 04/10/19 to include Visitation and Service Information.

Charles A. Vehige of Foristell, Missouri passed away on April 7, 2019 at the age of 76.

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Charles A. Vehige passed away on April 7, 2019 at the age of 76. He was the beloved husband Mary Ann (Simon) of Foristell, MO. He is survived by his three daughters, Kathy (Ray) Reininger, Kim (Greg) Spear, Melissa (Mike Love) Vehige; three sons, Tom (Kelly) Vehige, Chuck (Eileen) Vehige,  and Kurt Vehige; 18 grandchildren - Mark, Karla (Adam),Rachel, Eric, Cameron, Colin, Carson, Elizabeth, Andy, Daniel, David, Whitney (Jeff), Cortlyn, Shane, Nash, Reagan, Rachael, Jacob; siblings Lemoine, Paul, Henry, John, and Diane Sitzer. He is preceded in death by his father, Leander Vehige, mother, Loretta Vehige, and siblings, Leander Jr., Dan, and Rosalie Kothe.

Charlie was a retired master mechanic and farmer. He loved his Oliver tractors and enjoyed going to tractor pulls. His life revolved around farming,  his work shop and 4H.  We would like to thank Loving Hands Hospice for their tremendous support during this difficult time. Charlie donated his body to Washington University School of Medicine. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 8 West Highway D, New Melle, Missouri 63365, with funeral Mass immediately following at the Church.

 Donations may be made to the 4-H Council or Loving Hands Hospice in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Missouri 63385.