Charles R. "Chuck" Bohnenstiehl

Charles R. “Chuck” Bohnenstiehl, age 61 of St. Louis, MO, formerly of Collinsville, IL born September 5, 1950 in E. St. Louis, IL passed away 10:55am on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at his residence.

Chuck was a 35-year employee for Schnucks Market in St. Louis and was currently a category manager. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Louis, MO and a past member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville.  He graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.  He was a member of the 1969 Collinsville American Legion Post 365 baseball team that qualified for the National American Legion Regional Tournament, was an avid golfer, and a past basketball coach at Holy Cross Lutheran.  He loved sports and was a fan of the Cubs, Bears, Blues, and University of Illinois Basketball.  In honor of Chuck, feel free to wear one of his favorite team’s shirts or jerseys at his visitation.

He is preceded in death by his parents Ralph A. and Ruth nee Woods Bohnenstiehl, and two brothers David and James Bohnenstiehl.

He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Peggy nee Showman Bohnenstiehl whom he married June 3, 2000, a son Kris (Sarah) Bohnenstiehl of Edwardsville, IL, a daughter Erin (Eric) Salmon of Florissant, MO and their mother Cynthia Bohnenstiehl of Collinsville, the three little lights of his life grandchildren Ava, Jacob, and Norah, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday, March 23, 2012 from 4pm to 8pm at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Street Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church 304 South Street Collinsville, IL with Rev. Paul Rueckert officiating.  Burial will be in St. John Evangelical Cemetery in Troy, IL.

Memorials may be made to The V Foundation for Cancer Research 106 Towerview Court Cary, NC  27513 or the Lung Cancer Connection 1919 DeWitt Ridge Drive Chesterfield, MO  63017.

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