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Lewis "Lou" Pfaff

September 4, 1934 — March 12, 2023

Baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection on Sunday March 12, 2023, at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Barbara J. (Bobbi) Pfaff (nee Jones). Beloved brother and brother-in law of Lois Hogan (nee Pfaff) and Larry Hogan, Dorothy Brunts (nee Pfaff) and Richard Brunts, Donald Pfaff, Josephine Wahoff (nee Pfaff) and Ben Wahoff, Edmond Pfaff and Dorothy Pfaff (nee Mueller) all deceased.

Beloved godfather to Jeannette Downey Fellhauer and Mary Boehm. Devoted uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews Linda Horodenski (nee Brunts), the late Glenn Brunts, Wayne Brunts, the late Gary Brunts, Mark Brunts, Bruce Brunts, Sharon Brunts, Mike and Mark Hogan, Mary Boehm (nee Wahoff), Michael Wahoff, Robert Wahoff, Carol Ann Moore (nee Wahoff), Daniel Pfaff, Donna Bell (nee Pfaff).

Lou loved the Lord with all his heart and was His faithful Servant. He was a long-time member of Mary, Mother of the Church. He sang in the Resurrection Choir. When he was unable to attend Mass, he would watch it live-stream every day. He was a loving and loyal husband who gave the best hugs and was always ready to lend a helping hand to someone in need. He was a long-time member of the Gravois Kiwanis. He was fun to be with and had many friends.

Lou served his country in the Army and attended Washington University a few years after his discharge. His most rewarding volunteer work was being a Eucharistic Minister at church and taking communion to his homebound neighbors.

He retired as a Sales Representative from the Dyment Company which was involved in point-of-sale. After retirement he worked at Aberdeen Golf Course, then drove cars for Enterprise. He loved watching sports TV, and traveled with friends and family to many places such as Alaska, Canada, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Sweden, and Italy. The trip to Italy was his favorite and he always wanted to return. Vacations to Florida with dear friends and their children were always a highlight.

Visitation for Lou will be held Sunday, March 19, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons County, 4830 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63129. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, March 20, 2023, at Mary, Mother of the Church Catholic Church 11:00 a.m., 5901 Kerth Road, St. Louis, MO 63128. Interment in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery to follow Mass.

Funeral Mass livestream link below, starting at 10:57 on Monday March 20, 2023:

If you care to make a donation in Lou’s memory, please consider the Co-Redemptorist Association, 1633 North Cleveland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, or to a charity of your choice.

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Service Schedule

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Sunday, March 19, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Funeral Mass

Monday, March 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mary, Mother of the Church Catholic Church

5901 Kerth Rd, St. Louis, MO 63128

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