Steven R. Gehrs

Steven R. Gehrs, 51, of Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, July 18, 1960, in Belleville, IL., died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at his residence  in Belleville, IL..

Steve worked as a data collection technician for the U.S. Post Office for over 25 years. He was a member of Citizens Park Board, a life time member of Little Devils and a avid sports fan.  He also was a U.S. Navy veteran.  Steve was devoted to his family and a good friend to all.  

Surviving are his:

  • Sons
    • Jacob Gehrs of Belleville, IL
    • Philip Gehrs of Belleville, IL
  • Parents: Nicholas A. and Geraldine M., nee Knies, Gehrs of Belleville, IL
  • Brothers
    • Nicholas (Joan) Gehrs of St. Charles, MO
    • Mark (Heidi) Gehrs of Millstadt, IL
    • Tim (Mona) Gehrs of Belleville, IL
  • Granddaughter: Ella Gehrs
  • Nieces & Nephews
    • Lucas Gehrs
    • Leah Gehrs
    • Gretchen Gehrs
    • Clare Gehrs
    • Katie Gehrs
    • Charlie Gehrs
    • Lydia Gehrs
  • Girl Friend: Patty Tippett of Belleville, IL

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Little Devil's.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, October 3, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Il..

Funeral:  Funeral procession will leave at 9:20 am for a Mass of Christian burial at 9:45 am Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at Saint Mary's Catholic Church, with Msgr. Bill McGhee officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Condolences left for Steven R. Gehrs:

    Deepest Sympathy on the lost of Steve. We will forever remember the days Steve work with me at our ambulance service. We had a lot of good times. He was good man always willing to lend a hand. Rest In Peace Steve.

    Tom & Brenda Sawyer Belleville Il 62226

    So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Steve was a great friend. He was a good neighbor to us too. Rest In Peace.

    Deepest Symppathy

    Phillip (Pete) & Mary Sawyer Belleville Il 62226

    Life without you will never be the same; we all hurt but we must keep moving on. It's one thing I know, Steve did everything his way without any regrets and enjoyed a full and happy life. I'll really miss you.

    Deborah Young Florissant Missouri 63031

    steve was a good man from a good family I didnt see him alot after grade school but when I did he would always take a few minutes to shoot the breeze. my sympathy to all the gehrs.

    donnie voegtle belleville ill 622220

    I went to St. Mary's Grade School, Althoff Catholic and played Little Devil's football with Steve. While we lost contact after High School it always seems like the good are called much too soon. Much like Steve and I our sons got to play football together at Althoff. My deepest condolences to the Gehrs family and their countless friends.

    Tom O'Saben

    Tom O'Saben Glen Carbon Illinois 62034

    Sorry to hear the passing of Steve my sympathay to the Gehrs family.

    Bob Nast New Athens, Il 62264

    My heartfelt condolences to the Gehrs family. Steve and I were teammates in the Khoury League as kids. He was a great athlete. We maintained a friendship since. I will miss his ever present smile and keen sense of humor.

    Dwight Heberer Belleville Illinois 62223

    I worked down the hall from Steve since 1994. He always had a smile and a story. He will be missed. I am very sorry for your loss.

    Don Howard St Charles MO 63301

    my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of steve. he was a very good man and a dear friend. he will be missed greatly.

    carl horning belleville illinois 62223

    I was sad to hear of Steve's passing. You will always be remembered Steve. You were a great person.

    Jay Sawyer Waterloo Illinois 62298

    Very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

    Dennis Rueter Columbia IL 62236

    I remember Steve fondly from St. Mary's grade school. He was a kind-hearted person and a good friend to me. My deepest sympathy to the Gehrs family.

    Theresa "Carroll" Dudley Foothill Ranch CA 92610