Ryan Wambergue

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Ryan Christopher Wambergue, 31, of St. Louis, MO, born November 14, 1990, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, April 17, 2022, in Smithton, IL.

Ryan worked for DB Schenker for over 8 years. He had worked his way up in the company and most recently served as General Manager of the Edwardsville Central Distribution Center. He was a former certified welder, former member of the Carpenter’s Union, and he served in the United States Army National Guard. He enjoyed cooking and grilling while listening to music. He was a fan of all sports especially the St. Louis Blues and Kansas City Chiefs. Most importantly, Ryan loved spending time with his family and friends, laughing and telling jokes.

He was preceded in death by his father, Kevin Wambergue; and his grandparents, Orville and Marcella Waeltz, and Norman and Norma Wambergue.

Surviving are a daughter, Kyla Martin; his fiancée, Brooke Wildman; his mother, Gayle, nee Waeltz (Bruce) Robbins; a sister, Lindsay (Austin) McRaven; an aunt, Laura Reisa; two uncles, Gary Waeltz and Mark (Barbara) Waeltz; six cousins, Caitlin Reisa, Kristy Waeltz Holland, Amy Judd, Shelly, Melissa, and Jenni Waeltz, and their families; and his best friends, Travis Gebhardt and his dog Stastny.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Funeral: A celebration of life will be held starting at 2 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2022, at the Catholic War Veterans, 3535 State Route 159, Freeburg, IL.

 

 

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25 Comments on Ryan Wambergue

Lori said : Guest Report Apr 22, 2022 at 12:30 PM

Brooke we are so sorry for your loss

  • Lincoln Park
  • Mich
Michael Karsten said : Guest Report Apr 22, 2022 at 11:56 AM

Brooke and Kyla. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.

  • Imperial
  • MO
Desmond Rogers said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 10:44 PM

Ryan was a bright shining light of ambition. I have a son Ryan's age and when my son was deployed in South Korea. Ryan was there at work to easy my, missing my son. I had real fun times with Ryan at work. That was over 5 years ago that we worked together at the same site. My deepest condolences to Ryan's Family

  • florissant
  • MO.
Keenan Davis said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 12:38 PM

I'm very new to the Company--and had heard so many great things about Ryan. Ryan's family remains in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Greenville
  • MS
Amy Weatherly said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 8:37 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Ryan's passing. My thoughts and prayers to everyone during this difficult time.

  • Shippensburg
  • PA
Tammy Smith said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 7:04 AM

This is very sad news. I enjoyed working with Ryan when he was at the KC, P&G Plant. Brooke and Kyla he loved you both so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Leavenworth
  • KS
Daniel Rainey said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 6:54 AM

I am so, so sorry for your loss. I know words cannot heal your wounds, but my thoughts are with you all.

  • Tulsa
  • OK
Matthew McCullough said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2022 at 5:22 AM

My deepest sympathies go out to Ryan's family, friends and our co-workers. Ryan was gregarious, out-going and enriched the lives of those he came in contact with. He was the consummate leader and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Rest in peace, Ryan.

  • Martinsburg
  • WV
Laurie & Mike Reime said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 9:13 PM

Gayle & Lindsey, we are so sorry for your loss. You both will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Barry & Lisa Pannett said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 9:04 PM

Diane we are so sorry for your families loss. Lots of prayers coming your way.

  • Saint Louis
  • Mo
Vanessa Smith said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 7:45 PM

Ryan will be missed.by so many. He was such a genuine soul. Very caring and giving. My thoughts and prayers for strength go out to the entire family, I enjoyed working with and for him. He was very loved.

  • East Alton
  • Illinois
Steve and Cindy Keel said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 7:20 PM

We are so sorry to hear of Ryan’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Millstadt
  • IL
Michael Ezell said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 6:43 PM

true friend. My days were always better after spending a few minutes in his company. He was a fun loving, and caring spirit who cared for those around him. The world is a darker place with put him. I will truly miss his presence, and will always look upon the time we shared as colleagues and friends, with happiness. Brooke and Kyla, you were always on his mind and he loved talking about you both. I am very sorry for your loss.

  • St Louis
  • Missouri
Amanda Alfaro said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 5:02 PM

I only had a few encounters with Ryan since coming aboard DB Schenker. He was always professional and welcoming. He was revered in his work ethic and tenacity, and the loss felt on our site by so many who knew him longer, is great. We are thinking of and praying for his family and loved ones.

  • Wood River
  • Illinois
Karla Lippert said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 1:47 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. I pray that you faith and memories will bring you comfort and peace.

  • Smithton
  • Ilinois
MARK THOMAS said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 1:39 PM

From all the American Legion members from the state of MO. Our hearts go out to you and family. The time we worked together was the best you shall liver in my heart fore ever Mar, Thomas.

  • ST.LOUIS
  • MO.
Nancy Kittrell said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 1:32 PM

I pray that God will comfort the family during this sad time. May he richly bless you as you mourn and may the light of His presence be a continual source of consolation.

  • Saint Louis
  • MO
Shelley Hoffmann said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 1:06 PM

Sorry to hear about the loss of Ryan. I had the pleasure of working with Ryan at DB Schenker. What a GREAT leader and co-worker he was! Sending prayers to your family during this difficult time. RIP Ryan.

  • Wichita
  • KS
Michele said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:55 PM

Ryan’s time with us on earth was too short. He was a really great person and we enjoyed the few times we spent with him, Brooke, and Kyla. May God give you peace during this time of loss!

  • Oregon
  • Missouri
Anita Posgay said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:51 PM

Lindsay, I am so sorry to hear about your brother Ryan. My heart breaks for you and Ryan's family. I pray God comforts all of you and gives you strength. He is near to the brokenhearted. He will go before you to make a way, walk beside you when you need comfort and a friend, and carry you when you need strength to get through. I love you and Austin and pray for all of Ryan's family and friends. God bless. 💕

  • St. Louis
  • Mo
Deanna said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:43 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I’m really shocked by this saddening news. May his memory be eternal.

  • Naperville
  • Il
Wendy Johnson said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:41 PM

Brookie...you have my deepest condolences for Ryan. I know he made you very happy and loved you abd baby girl very much. I sure he's smiling down on you all right now. Cherish the memories that you all shared.

  • Tulsa
  • Ok
Lori said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:36 PM

We are so sorry

  • Lincoln Park
  • Mich
Bill and Christy Sternau said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 12:25 PM

So sorry to here about Ryan.. please accept our condolences.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Pam Robtoy said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2022 at 11:51 AM

Lindsay: I am so very sorry for your loss. I so wish that I had some words of wisdom to say to you to make things all better. Hugs to you my friend. Pam

  • St Louis
  • Mo

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