Harvey Diedrich John Kahle
Date: Tues., Apr. 16, 2019
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel, Owensville, Missouri
Date: Wed. Apr. 17, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel in Owensville, Missouri
St. Paul's Cemetery, Bay, Missouri
Memorials may be given to the Gasconade County Bible Society or St. Paul's Cemetery, Bay, Missouri.
Harvey Diedrich John Kahle, 95, of Hermann, Mo. died, Friday, April 12, 2019 at Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, Mo.
He was born in Owensville, Mo. on February 21, 1924 a son of Benjamin W. and Clara (Schulte) Kahle.
He was united in marriage to Melba M. Rohlfing on June 17, 1950 at St. Paul's U.C.C. Church in Gerald, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Clara Kahle; his wife, Melba Kahle; his special friend, Marie Brinkmann; and his brother, Marvin Kahle.
His survivors include his sister; Pearl Brandenburger of Cuba, Mo., his nieces and nephews, and his great-nieces and nephews.
He served his country in the Air Force during World War II from Oct. 1942 to Jan. 1946. He belonged to the Owensville Lodge No. 624 AF & AM and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Alton, Ill. Harvey went to St. Louis College of Mortuary Science and to Moler School of Cosmetology and Barbering in the state of California. As a young man, he worked as a mortician in Owensville, and then later in St. Louis as a mortician. He loved to dance and go to dances. He liked to fish and take care of his property. He kept in touch with his Air Force friends and went to their reunions out-of-state. He had been the secretary of the Owensville High School Alumni Assn. He was an active member of Gasconade County Bible Society and had a prison ministry of delivering bibles to prisoners. He attended Hermann Christian Church, and loved the Lord Jesus and was committed to serving him.
Visitation will be Tues., April 16, 2019 at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville 4 to 8 PM.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 17 at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville at 11 AM with Pastor Rick Owsley and Pastor Dave Thomas officiating.
Burial will be at St. Paul's Cemetery in Bay, Mo.
Memorials may be given to Gasconade County Bible Society or St. Paul's Cemetery.