age 62 of Crystal City, Missouri passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born February 19, 1957 in St. Louis the son of the late Lois L. (nee Boyer) and Leroy E. Schanz.
He is survived by his wife Ann Patrice (nee Hampel) Schanz; son Nolan (Kayla) Schanz, Sr., of Festus, Missouri; daughter Tabitha (Justin) Brauch of Crystal City; step-son Andrew Smreker of Los Angeles, California; step-daughter Katelynn Smreker of Festus; brothers Jeffrey Lee (Doris) Schanz of Pevely, Missouri, Ross Sidney Schanz of Horine, Missouri; sister Lisa Ann (Jeffery) Hillis of Williamsville, Missouri; grandchildren Karleh Brauch, Kilah Brauch, Kahli Brauch, Ava Schanz, Nolan Schanz, Jr. and Emma Overmann.
He was a retired driver for H W Herrell Distributing Company in Imperial, Missouri. Kevin was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband and father who especially enjoyed spending time with his beloved grandchildren.
Visitation Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. until time of funeral service at 1:00 P.M. at Vinyard Funeral in Festus, officiated by Rev. Terry Crank, pastor Heart of the Apostles Fellowship, Herculaneum, Missouri. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the American Heart Association.