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Kenneth R. Osterhage

June 25, 1947 — January 22, 2021

Kenneth R. Osterhage, 73, of Waterloo, IL, died January 22, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born June 25, 1947, in E. St. Louis, IL.

He is survived by his wife Debra Osterhage nee Wittenauer; children Kyle (Amber) Osterhage, Kerry (Mary) Osterhage, and Kendra (Kory Schaefer) Osterhage, step children Chad (Dana) Ruehle and Nathan (Erica) Ruehle; grandchildren Kane, Kaela, Keaton, Koby, & Kaleb Osterhage, Kincaid Schaefer, Alicia Ruehle, Keegan Ruehle, Emily Ruehle, Avery Ruehle, Hunter Ruehle, and Jaxon Ruehle; brothers Robert (Sharon) Osterhage and Keith (Bonnie) Osterhage; sisters Judy (Joseph) Mathews and Bonnie (John) Wirth; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his sons Kirk R. Osterhage and Mark Osterhage; parents Wilbur  and Alice (nee Glessner) Osterhage; and sister Jo Ann Oakley.

Kenneth was a member of Waterloo Odd Fellows.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Donor's Choice

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Wednesday at Quernheim Funeral Home
*due to COVID-19, only 10 visitors will be allowed to pay their respects at a time

10 AM Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

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