Pitman Funeral Home

Service Schedule

Gerald "Jerry" Keith Van Esler

Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385

Date: Monday, August 12, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385 Luncheon following the service at: Pitman Reception Center, 1545A Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385

St. Charles Memorial Gardens, St. Charles, MO

In lieu of flowers donations may be made payable to: Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation or All Paws Rescue in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385

Gerald "Jerry" Van Esler passed away on August 6, 2019 at the age of 77. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn "Carol" Van Esler (Howard) of Wentzville, Missouri; He is survived by his five children, Patty (David) Benedict (Van Esler), David Van Esler, John Galloway (Candis), Jamie Brokaw, Dennis Galloway; four sisters, Debbie (Mike) Schaller; Evelyn Saranita, Ginger (Pat) Narens, Linda Tivitt; brother, John (Barb) Van Esler; brother-in-law, Rich Bierbaum, thirteen grandchildren, Kevin (Courtney) Benedict, Steven Benedict, Tristan Brokaw, Kindra Brokaw, Cody Davis, Zachary Davis, Sara Van Esler, Nicholas Van Esler, Josh Van Esler, Amara Galloway, Jack Galloway, William Galloway, Lucas Galloway; three great-grandchildren, Asher Barnes, Adelaide Van Esler, Aubrey Van Esler; He is preceded in death by his father, John William Van Esler, mother, Darlene M. Poole (Nichols), sister, Betty Bierbaum, brother-in-law, Richie Tivitt. Jerry was a member of UAW 2250 for 40 years. He was a avid bowler and had fun spending time at Frontier Bowl in O'Fallon, Missouri. He enjoyed going camping, traveling, and researching WWII and Civil War history. Jerry loved his dogs, especially Toby. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

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