Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

William J. Jett

Born: March 26, 1937 - Died: June 25, 2022

Service Schedule




Private Graveside


Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery - Owensville

Memorials / Donations

Memorials requested for family's choice.


William Joseph Jett, 85, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Kindred Hospital St. Louis South.

He was born March 26, 1937, to Marvin Sr., and Clara (Maciejewski) Jett in Rosebud.

William liked watching NASCAR and enjoyed working on and renovating his home.  He also enjoyed restoring furniture and was a lover of animals and wildlife. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Sr. and Clara; siblings, Frank Jett, Marvin Jett, Jr., Margaret Paasch, Irene Crombie and Gaylord Jett; and grandson, Nicholas W. Jett.

He is survived by children, Scott W. Jett and wife Sandra, and  Cindy Witherspoon and husband Doug all of Washington; grandchildren, Benjamin Jett and wife Jayme of Columbia, SC, Aaron Witherspoon of St. Louis, Jessica Gierer and husband Ryan of Villa Ridge; great-grandchildren, Audrey, Dorothy and Jackson Gierer; brother, Kenny Jett of Owensville; and significant other, Carol Whiffen and son Shawn of Owensville.

His ashes will be interred at a later date with a private graveside service at  Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Owensville with Fr. Wayne Boyer officiating.

Memorials requested for family's choice.