CHAFFEE -- Lester "Pooge" Gramlisch, 78, died April 25, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center.
Born Dec. 23, 1933, in Chaffee, to the late John and Mary Annie Sadler Gramlisch, he was a retired self-employed bricklayer and had served in the U.S. Navy.
On Aug. 14, 1959, he married Mary Helen Masterson who preceded him in death on March 6, 1990.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Survivors include: five sons, Randy Gramlisch and Kevin Gramlisch of Randles, Steven Gramlisch and Michael Gramlisch of Cape Girardeau and Terry Gramlisch of Chaffee; one daughter, Brenda Sanders of Oran; two brothers, John Gramlisch of Chaffee and Billy Gramlisch of Delta; three sisters, Emma Hanlon and Mary A. Stoffregen of Delta and Edna Crowden of Allenville; and 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled after 4 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be conducted at noon Saturday with the Rev. Jack Owens officiating.
Burial will follow at Union Park Cemetery.