Kenneth Figge

Obituary of Kenneth E. Figge

Kenneth “Kenny” E. Figge, age 76, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away June 7, 2020 at his home in Camdenton. Kenny was born September 15, 1943 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri to Gilbert and Edna Figge. Kenny was united in marriage to Loretta Kreitler on October 29, 1966 in Ozora, Missouri. They shared 53 years together at the time of his passing. Kenny loved Our Lord and lived a Christian life. His best advice, in time of struggle, was to live “One day at a time.” He was devoted to his wife children and grandchildren. He loved people and was a caring, kind and generous person and always smiling. Kenny found his life-long work in carpentry very fulfilling and rewarding. He was an active volunteer and helped anyone he could. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Camdenton, Missouri, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Ste. Genevieve Knights of Columbus, American Legion and the American Legion Riders of Ste. Genevieve, Cedar Glen Condominium Homeowners Association Board of Directors, Building Committee and Gardening Committee, and Red Cross Blood donor. Kenny is survived by his dear wife Loretta (Kreitler) Figge of Camdenton, Missouri; daughter Cheryl Taylor and husband Jason of Nashville, Illinois; son Chris Figge and wife Christine of Peculiar, Missouri; 4 grandchildren Joshua Figge, Caitlin Figge, Ty Figge, and Miles Taylor; siblings Kathy Lewandowski of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, David Figge and wife Sharon of Bloomsdale, Missouri, Theresa (Tex) Gegg and husband Mike of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, Sharon Werner and husband Dennis of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, Denise Figge and special friend Dean Malacarne of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and Kevin Figge and special friend Mary Bauman of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; uncle Fr. Urban Figge, Our Lady of Snows, of Belleville, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews. Kenny was Godfather to his sister Denise Figge and nephews Jeff Figge and Jason Emerson. Kenny was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Edna Figge, brother Francis Figge, sister-in-law Debbie Figge, and brother-in-law Ed Lewandowski. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The family will welcome friends for visitation from 10:30 - 11:30 am on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the church prior to services. Interment will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Zell, Missouri. The family requests no flowers or plants due to health reason. A contribution to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri or Cedar Glen Garden Committee, 241 Cedar Glen Ct., Camdenton, Missouri 65020 would be greatly appreciated.