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William Gutjahr

March 1, 1929 — July 21, 2007

William Charles "Bill" Gutjahr, age 78 of Barnhart Missouri. Passed away on Saturday July 21 2007, in Barnhart Missouri. He was born March 1, 1929 in St. Louis Missouri.

He was a self employed carpenter, a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, Vice Commander of Chapter #3 Korean Veterans, Past Commander of
Antonia Missouri V.F.W.

Bill Participated in over 50 funerals for homeless veterans and worked diligently to establish the Jefferson County Missouri "Wall of Honor" for Veterans.

Bill was a member of St. Johns Catholic Church in Imperial Missouri and worked to help the poor through the parish St. Vincent DePaul Society.

Survived by his loving companion of 36 years Betty L. Brown (nee Hitchings) of Barnhart Missouri, stepson- Bruce (Mary Dee) Brown of St. Louis Missouri. Stepdaughter- Janice L (Richard) Kempa of Hillsboro Missouri, stepdaughter Ellen M. (Dwain) Smith of Hillsboro Missouri, stepson Scott (Stephanie) Brown of Barnhart Missouri.

Also survived by 18 step grandchildren, 15 step great grandchildren and 2 step great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents William H. and Dorothy Gutjahr (nee Thierath),a stepson- Douglas Brown, three brothers Louis, Joseph and Paul Gutjhar, two sisters
Florance White and Virginia Kossmann.
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