Kent J. Bohnert, 81, of Perryville, died August 3, 2013 at Independence Care Center of Perry County in Perryville.
He was born January 30, 1932 in Longtown, MO, son of Herman and Frieda (Kiefer) Bohnert. He and Jeannette Evans were married on October 24, 1953. She survives in Perryville, MO.
Kent had worked at International Shoe Co and had been a warehouse operator at Gilster Mary-Lee. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, American Legion Post 133, AmVets Post 94, and an Army Veteran of Korean War.
Other survivors include one daughter and two sons, JoAnn (Michael) Gross of Ellis Grove, IL, Randy (Kimberly) Bohnert of Paducah, KY, Jerry (Marilyn) Bohnert of Perryville; one sister, Rita Lintner of Perryville; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Clark and Paul.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 6 at Young & Sons Funeral Home from 4 to 8:00 pm with American Legion Wake at 6 pm and Parish Wake at 7:30 pm. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, August 7 from 6:30 to 10:30 am. He will then be taken to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church for Mass at 11:00 am with Rev. Milton Ryan CM officiating. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery with military graveside by American Legion Post 133 and MO Delta Team.
Memorials are preferred for family use.
Young & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. in Perryville, MO provided the arrangements.