Charles “Charlie” Edward Gipperich


    Charles “Charlie” Edward Gipperich of Steelville, Missouri was born March 13, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri to Thomas and Catherine Hoppe Gipperich and passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 at the age of 72 years, 6 months and 6 days.  


    On March 25, 1984 in Overland, Missouri he married Brenda Gail Dobbs.
    Charlie was of the Catholic faith. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 688.
    In his younger years, Charlie loved music and played in a band in St. Louis. He loved playing the guitar, keyboard, harmonica and singing. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Catherine Gipperich; son, James Gipperich; two brothers, Danny Gipperich and Thomas Gipperich; and two sisters, Virginia and Dianne Gipperich.
    He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Brenda Gipperich of Steelville, Missouri; two sons, David (Nichole) Gipperich of Pacific, Missouri and Steven Gipperich of Rolla, Missouri; stepson, Jason Tew of California; stepdaughter, Michele Tew of Pilot Knob, Missouri; two brothers, Vernon Gipperich of Overland, Missouri and Robert Gipperich of O’Fallon, Missouri; three sisters, Kathy Brooks of O’Fallon, Missouri, Susie Means of Florissant, Missouri and Jackie Corey of Arizona; nine grandchildren, Robert, Patrick, Kaitlyn, Sunset, Suna, Joseph, Shawn, Claire and Ethan; two great grandchildren, Karson and Rawlings; other relatives and friends.
    The family chose cremation as the final disposition.
    There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.