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Herbert W. "Herb" Tschannen Sr.
1928 2024

Herbert W. "Herb" Tschannen Sr.

November 3, 1928 — March 19, 2024

Herbert W. "Herb" Tschannen, Sr., passed away peacefully from this life, Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at the age of 95.

Herb was preceded in death by his beloved and devoted wife of 54 years Jacqueline "Jackie" P. Tschannen (nee Wright). He was also preceded in death by his siblings Erwin A. (Marie) Tschannen, Jr. and Gladys L. (Paul) Meili and survived by his brother, Edward F. (Hortense) Tschannen of Florissant, Missouri. Son of the late Erwin A. Tschannen, Sr., and Lezette K. Tschannen/Senn (nee Hennen) of St. Louis, Missouri. He was a loving and dedicated father survived by his son, Herbert W. (Sandra) Tschannen, Jr. of Weldon Spring, Missouri., and daughters Darlene K. (Jim) Brewer of Memphis, TN. and Deborah L. (Gary) Holdener of Houston, TX. Grandfather of Ryan D. (Katie) Tschannen, Matthew T. Tschannen, Amy L. (Michael) Antici, Kari L. (Cameron) Fondren, Heather R. (Todd) Moore, Scott G. (Gina) Holdener, Daniel G. Holdener, also 9 great-grandchildren, and many nieces nephews and cousins.

Herb served active duty in the US Air Force, Pope Air Force Base, NC and Air National Guard, Lambert Field During the Korean War ('50-'53). He worked 30 years and retired from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as supervisor in the ad services group. He enjoyed his work and loved the people at the company. He grew up and graduated from Webster Groves High School, participating in track and basketball. He was a sports enthusiast his entire life and a loyal fan of the St. Louis Cardinal's, routinely sporting a cardinal cap. Involved in Masonic Orders for most of his life, he was Master Counselor in the Order of the DeMolay holding the Degree of Chevalier, a Master Mason, and active for many years in the Order of the Eastern Star with wife, Jackie. While serving as Worthy Patron himself two times. Most important to Herb was his family and knowing that he lived his life as a loving, kind, and care giving person to all. He was a devoted believer in the Lord his entire life and lived a Christian based life exemplified to those around him. He positively impacted the lives of many, and he will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 6, 2024 from 10:00am until 12:00pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals, and Receptions located at 837 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., St. Peters, MO 63376. A funeral ceremony will immediately follow at 12:00pm also at Newcomer St. Peters Chapel. Following the ceremony, a celebration of life will be held at Whitmoor Country Club located at 1100 Whitmoor Dr, Weldon Spring, MO 63304. Interment will be private at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at a later date.


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, April 6, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376

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Service

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, MO 63376

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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Interment

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, MO 63125

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