Lee Drusch



Lee Roy William Drusch, 88, Mt. Sterling, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 10, 1932, to John and Laura (Hunke) Drusch in Mt. Sterling.

He was united in marriage to Dorcelene Branson, Aug. 17, 1957, in Linn.

Lee Roy worked as Production Manager at Warner-Jenkinson/7-Up in St. Louis retiring after 40 plus years to Mt. Sterling in 1999. He attended Pin Oak Baptist Church. He enjoyed farming, hunting, raising cattle and spending time on the farm.

He was preceded in death by parents, John and Laura; wife, Dorcelene; and sister, Myrtle Rupp.

He is survived by children, Doris Beckman and husband David of Florissant and John Drusch of St. Peters; grandchildren, Christian Zwick, Kevin Zwick and wife Chelsea, Joel Zwick and wife Shanna and Taylor Drusch; and great-grandchildren, Claire, Ada, Carl and Samuel Zwick.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Gottenstroeter chapel in Owensville with Pastor Glen Duncan officiating. Burial was held in Old Bland Cemetery in Bland.

Memorials requested for Pin Oak Baptist Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.