Anthony Gerherd Amptmann, 85, of St. Louis, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021, at SSM Health DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton.
He was born April 13, 1935, to Venable and Elizabeth (Sonderen) Amptmann in O'Fallon.
He was united in marriage to Rae Jean Poetting March 18, 1989, in Bridgeton.
Anthony had served his country with the United States Navy serving on the USS Bremerton during the Korean War. He enjoyed bowling, reading, spending weekends in the country with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Venable and Elizabeth Amptmann and brother, Francis Amptmann.
He is survived by his wife, Rae Jean Amptmann of the home; children, Michael Amptmann and wife Rita of Olympic, Wash., Melinda Amptmann of Avada, Col., James Hartman and wife Debra of Vanita Park, Glenda Siefert and husband David of Morrison, Steven Hartman and wife Christy of Fenton, Laura Reprogle and husband Harold of Bay, Sandy Hartman, Brian Poetting, Darren Poetting and Kevin Poetting all of St. Louis; sister, Raegean Amptmann of St. Louis; sister-in-law, Jean Amptmann of Moscow Mills; and 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 20 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Owensville City Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorials requested to Family's Choice.
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