Edward Louis Lanwermeyer

January 31, 1938 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 81)


A caring husband, father and brother, Edward Lanwermeyer was born January 31st, 1938 in St. Louis, MO and died October 11th, 2019 in Reynoldsburg, OH. The first of five children, Edward grew up in Saint Louis and earned a Bachelor's degree in History from Saint Louis University in 1960. Edward had a deep, lifelong involvement in issues related to history, linguistics and social justice. He was passionately loyal to friends and on occasions too numerous to count he helped a great number of people in times of challenge. Edward is survived by his wife, Sophie; sons, Atif and Stefan; grandson Grant; siblings, Valanne Glooschenko, Louis Lanwermeyer, Mary Jo Deck; and numerous other dear relatives. Edward will be dearly missed for his enduring friendships, his beautiful, wide mind, inspiration, courage, deep attentiveness and care to so many causes and people. A memorial service will be held on JANUARY 18, 2020, at 9 am at St. Francis Xavier College Church, 3628 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be directed to Jewish Voices for Peace, a peace advocacy organization in Columbus, Ohio which Edward was active in. Gifts can be mailed to: Farrell Brody, 103 West California Avenue, Columbus, OH 43202. Please make reference to Edward Lanwermeyer's memorial.

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Memorial Service
January 18, 2020

9:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier College Church
3628 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108


Jewish Voices for Peace
Farrell Brody, 103 West California Avenue, Columbus OH 43202

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