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John Chirstopher Blecha II

January 15, 1989 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 33)

Obituary

John Christopher Blecha II, 33, of Maryland Heights, MO, passed away, Friday, May 27, 2022, at his residence. He was born in St. Louis, January 15, 1989, to parents John C. Blecha, and Sheryl Smith.

John was a loving son, brother, nephew, and friend. He earned his Associate Degree in Business Administration. He was an associate at County Credit Union. John enjoyed all sports including Kayaking, fishing, golf, fantasy football, and baseball. His favorite baseball team was the St. Louis Cardinals. He looked forward to attending the spring training Cardinal games in Jupiter, FL, every chance he had. He also enjoyed traveling, concerts, and playing the guitar. John loved helping others.

In addition to his parents, John is survived by his grandmother: Della Blecha of O’Fallon, IL; brothers: Drake Blecha and Bryan Smith both of O’Fallon, MO; uncles: David Blecha and wife Sheri and Paul Blecha and wife Laura both of Belleville, IL; aunts: Joan Zielinski and husband Bo of Brighton, MI, and Teresa Rogers and husband Will of Holts Summit, MO; several cousins and a host of many friends. John will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A memorial visitation will be held from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Friday, June 24, 2022, at Ortmann Stipanovich Funeral Home, 12444 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 24, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ortmann Stipanovich Funeral Home
12444 Olive Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

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