Highland: Obituaries

Gerhardt Deininger, 82

Gerhardt Deininger
Gerhardt Deininger

Gerhardt “Gerry” Deininger, 82, of Livingston died on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 at the Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon.

Visitation will held on from 9 to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston, with the Rev. Maurice Alms officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton.

He was born on Aug. 26, 1933 in Chicago to John and Martha Deininger. He married to Marie Hainaut on March 7, 1953 at Arlington Heights, Ill. She preceded him in death on June 21, 2010.

Mr. Deininger was a construction superintendent and worked for the Korte Construction Co. in Highland for 43 years. He was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Livingston and a former member of the Carpenters Local 1535 in Highland.

Survivors include sons, John (Jody) Deininger of Worden and Jerry Dale Deininger of Livingston; grandchildren, Amanda Blankley of Livingston, Nicole (Matt) Nowitzki of Dunn Center, N.D., Eric Deininger of Worden, Kaitlyn Deininger of Worden, Justin Revisky of Germany and Josh Revisky of Worden; great-grandchildren, Austin Deininger, Makala Reeves, Brendon Blankley, and Bradley, Barrett and Brody Nowitzki; a brother, John (Bettina) Deininger of Newport Beach, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Betty (Bond) McKinny of Livingston; and nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Robert “Bobby” Deininger; twin daughters, Mary Alice and Loraine Ann Deininger; a daughter-in-law, Laura Deininger; a brother-in-law, Jerome Bond; and a niece, Dianna “DeeDee” Gaston.

Memorials may be made to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church or to the Staunton Education Foundation.