Arthur Owen Von Rump, DDS
of Crestwood, MO (St. Louis County) 93, died July 26, 2022.
He was born November 7, 1928 in St. Louis, MO, graduated Webster Groves High School, earned a BA in biology and chemistry at Westminster College (Fulton, MO) and a DDS at Washington University (St. Louis, MO). He served as an investigator in the Army Counter Intelligence Corps during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1953 as sergeant first class. He practiced dentistry in Crestwood for 59 years (1957 – 2016). He was a longtime golfer, member of Westborough Country Club, and was an avid bowler. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Lawrence Von Rump (nee McKee), parents Arthur L. and Maxine Von Rump, and sister Patricia Lucks. He is survived by children Stephen Von Rump of Sunset Hills, MO, Carol Ketcherside of Phoenix, AZ, Kathy Lutgen of Kokomo, IN, sister Kay Carter of St. Louis, MO, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Services: A memorial service will be held Friday, September 30 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO. Celebration of Life to follow. For details, contact VonRumpMemorial@yahoo.com.
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