Gordon W. Osterhage, 72, of Jefferson City, MO, died May 23, 2017, in Shiloh, IL. He was born July 2, 1944, in Belleville, IL, formerly from Waterloo, IL.
He is survived by his wife Janet Osterhage (nee McClain); children David (Beth) Osterhage, Dana (Jon) Moore, Kimberly O'Hara, Kevin (Suzie) Osterhage, Christine (Patrick) Brauner, & Carla Luebbert; 11 grandchildren Cayla (Andrew) Clarkson, Sullavan, Brittney (Ryan) Walters, Amanda (Kevin) Schwartze, Danielle, Gabrielle, Lexi (Jake) Vanover, Wyatt, Olivia, Savana, & Ethan; 5 great grandchildren Allison, Brayden, Lacey, Miller, & Cambrey; brothers Dennis (Rebecca) Osterhage & Stanley (Rita) Osterhage; sister-in-laws Fern Chlibec & Joyce Ernst; nieces, nephews, & cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Raymond G. & Pearl L. (nee Beckmann) Osterhage.
Gordon was a member of First Presbyterian Church - Jefferson City, MO, retired from Southern Pacific Railroad, and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. His interests were going to church, church functions, reading the bible, playing music & singing, motorcycle riding, playing cards, & traveling. He enjoyed his children & grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, May 26, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Saturday Zoar United Church of Christ
11 AM Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Zoar United Church of Christ in New Hanover, IL
Pastor Rob Erickson officiating
Interment at New Hanover Cemetery of Zoar in New Hanover, IL