Gerald Joseph Commens of Eureka, MO passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2018 at the age of 83. Devoted husband of 60 years of Janice Commens (Nee: Shumard); loving father of Christine (Bruce) Baum, Tracy Commens and Matthew (Maureen) Commens; cherished grandfather of Ashley (Brandon) McClain, Tyler Baum, Cameron (Kelly) Whitworth, Jake Commens and Ainsley Commens and great- grandfather of Conner, Colton and Cooper McClain. Dearest brother of Patricia (Tony) Lang and David (Diane) Commens. Gerald was proceeded in death by his parents Henry and Laura Commens and his sister Shirley (Art) Madden. Gerald proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1954-57.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Alban Roe Catholic Church in Wildwood on Sept. 14, 2018 at 10:00am. A visitation will be held from 9:00am to 10:00am. With internment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association.