Drew Gronemeyer

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Drew A. Gronemeyer, 30, of Belleville, IL, born May 24, 1988, in St. Louis, MO, died Friday, October 26, 2018, at his residence.

Drew was a 2006 graduate of Belleville Township High School East.  He was a member of the Junior Varsity and Varsity soccer teams.  He was employed as an appliance technician after attending Ranken Technical School in St. Louis, MO.  He enjoyed watching and playing sports, listening to music, playing video games, but most of all he loved being called “daddy” and spending time with his children and family. Drew had a heart of gold and would help anyone.

He was preceded in death by his father, Craig Gronemeyer; his maternal grandparents, Eugene and June, nee, Stoeber, Mueller; his paternal grandfather, David Gronemeyer; and an aunt, Sandra Murphy.

Surviving are his children, Xander and Aleyah;
his devoted mother, Peggy, nee Mueller, Gronemeyer;
his loving sister, Devon (Joe) Piantanida;
three half-brothers, Cory, Cameron, and Caden Gronemeyer (Michelle);
his dear grandmother, Elaine Gronemeyer;
two nieces, Gemma and Grace Piantanida;
loving aunts, uncles, cousins, many dear friends;
and his best friend, “King.”

The family wishes to extend their appreciation to Drew’s AA/NA community, Gateway Foundation, TASC and MONet. Thank you also to Drew’s boss and co-workers for always believing in him.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Missouri Network for Opiate Reform, 4022 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63147, or to Drew’s children, in care of Peggy Gronemeyer. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Brian Downs officiating.

Private burial will be held.


5 Comments on Drew Gronemeyer

Lynn Glauber said : Guest Report Nov 04, 2018 at 11:09 PM

Peggy- I am so sorry to hear about Drew. I remember the many times we drove him and Daniel to school. My sympathies to you and all of your family during this very sad time. Peace to all of you.

  • Hillsboro
  • Missouri
Leesa Hagen said : Guest Report Nov 02, 2018 at 6:39 PM

Peggy, I remember Drew from when he and Hollee were classmates at St. John's preschool and know that they reconnected as friends while at Belleville East. I was so sad to hear of Drew's passing, as was Hollee. You, Devin, and all of the family are in my prayers for peace and comfort.

  • Shiloh
  • IL
Greg and Wanda Deppe said : Guest Report Oct 31, 2018 at 10:51 PM

Peggy. we are sorry to hear of Drew's passing . You are in Our Prayers .Our heartfelt sympathy Sincerely Greg and Wanna Deppe

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Laura Blakey said : Guest Report Oct 30, 2018 at 11:32 PM

Peggy, my heart is breaking for you at the news of Drew's passing . Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. Our Condolences The Mirrors Image

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Kim Miller said : Guest Report Oct 30, 2018 at 12:08 AM

Peggy, I'm so shocked to here of Drew's passing. He's way to young. All of our prayers are with you, Devin and Elaine. We love you all and will see you Thursday. All the Millers

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