Richard Frederick Jotte
Richard Frederick Jotte
  • May 29, 1924 - April 23, 2017
  • Frontenac, Missouri

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Jotte, Dr. Richard F., 92, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Dearest husband of the late Helen L. Jotte (nee LaBanc); devoted father of Dr. Richard P. (Mary) Jotte, Cindy (Dr. Paul) Szewczyk, Dr. Randy (Susan) Jotte, Kathleen (Ken) Judd, Christine Martin, Diane (Douglas) Lohmann, Dr. Robert (Dr. Sonia) Jotte, and Carie (Rankine) Forrester; dear grandfather of Drew, Michelle, Katie, Greg, Tim, Kristen, Christian, Anthony, Eric, Alex, Jeffrey, Christopher, Jennifer, Angela, Anna, Monica, Maria, Matthew, Alec, Celia, Bradley, Elena, Liliana, Sam, Chase, and the late Kevin; dear great grandfather of Ava, Hannah, Austin, and Eve; our dear uncle and a friend to many.

Dr. Jotte was born in Highland, Illinois, attended Roosevelt High School, served in the US Navy, graduated from St. Louis University Medical School, practiced family medicine in St. Ann for almost 40 years, and was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Pillar. He loved volunteering his time, cooking, gardening, and most of all his family.

SERVICES: Visitation from 9:30 am until time of Mass at 11:00 am on Friday, April 28 at Our Lady of the Pillar Church, 401 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials to the White House Retreat or Shriners Hospital appreciated.