Alvin Paul Gildehaus
1933 - 2019
Alvin Paul Gildehaus, 85, of Cedar Hill, Missouri, entered eternal rest on January 15, 2019 at
his home surrounded by his family.
Alvin enjoyed camping with family, wood working, in which he created many projects
for family and friends, whom he loved dearly.
Alvin was an active member at Morse Mill Baptist Church until his health began to
decline. He participated several years in the Walk thru Bethlehem as the harmonica
player at the Inn's stable. His favorite scriptures are Psalms 23 and John 3:16. He
retired from Northwest R-1 School District, where he had been a Maintenance
employee. During his retirement, he enjoyed woodworking and playing with the grand
kids. He served 8 years in the Missouri National Guard. And would have celebrated
58 years of marriage come February.
Alvin Paul Gildehaus was born November 24, 1933, in St. Louis. He was the son of
the late August Paul Gildehaus and Marie Elizabeth (Kernbeck) Gildehaus.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Elizabeth (Moore) Gildehaus; Six children: Jane
Kreienheder, Susan Krejci, and Donna Welch Wells of St. Louis; Diana (Jeff) Folk of
St. Clair, MO; Rebecca (Charles) Wilder of Cedar Hill, MO; Jeffery (Cricket) of
Charles Andrew (Christy) Wilder of Springfield, MO; Timothy W. Wilder of Cedar Hill,
MO; Elizabeth L. Folk of St. Clair, MO; Hannah M. Folk of St. Clair, MO; Fawn
(Micah) Ferguson of Hephzibah, GA; Michael (Danielle) Ramsey of Hephzibah, GA; Andy
(Mary) Thornton of Hephzibah, GA; Leah Fisher of Florida.
Micah Ferguson, Xavier Ferguson, Raven Ferguson of Hephzibah, GA.; plus many more
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 4 sisters and 1 brother:
Leona Hail, Evelyn Garman, Marilyn Gildehaus, Laverne Stroder, and Richard Gildehaus
Services: Visitation Thursday January 17, 2019 from 4 pm to 8 pm at Morse Mill Baptist Church, 6955
State Road B, Morse Mill, MO 63023
Funeral service will be held January 18, 2019 at 10:00 am at Morse Mill Baptist
Church, 6955 State Road B, Morse Mill, MO,63023 Officiated by Roger Clark. Following
service, burial will be at Local Cedar Hill Cemetery (First Baptist Church of Cedar Hill)
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