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Albert “Al” Gajdosik

Albert “Al” Gajdosik

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Albert “Al” Gajdosik, 73, of Valles Mines, died February 27, 2013 at Missouri Baptist Hospital. Al worked at Anheuser Busch Brewery for 35 years in the bottling department. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born May 16, 1939 in St. Louis, MO. He was the son of the late Frank and Frances Gajdosik. He is preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Lou (Rieth) of Valles Mines; his son A.J. and daughter in law Theresa (jones) and 3 grandchildren Alex, Maddie, and Elise. Services will be held at St. John Nepomuk Church, S. 1625 S. 11th Street, St. Louis, MO on March 5 at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations or masses are appreciated to St. John Nepomuk Church.

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  1. Harold & Sue Vandercook says:

    Marylou our hearts & prayers go out to you & your family, Al was a great guy, we have so many memories with you two.
    Love Harold & Sue

  2. Les and Susie Richards says:

    Mary Lou, We love you. We will miss Al. We loved spending time with you both. Please know you are in our prayers.
    Love and Hugs Susie and Les

  3. Helen & Jack McManemy says:

    Mary Lou, you have our most sincere sympathy on losing the love of your life. We all go way back – Al was a very darling person. It’ll be different seeing you without him, but I’m sure he’ll always be there right in your heart. Love, Jack & Helen McManemy

  4. Lois Lawler says:

    So sorry for your loss, Mary Lou. You are in my prayers daily. Love, Lois/Alice

  5. Candy and Chuck Cox says:

    Mary Lou please know you are in our prayers. Al was the love of your life and was one of the sweetest guys we have known. Please remember if you need anything we are here for you. Love Candy and Chuck

  6. Helen & Jack McManemy says:

    AJ, Theresa & family, know you are very sad & will miss your Dad & Grandpa. He thought the world of you. Stay close to Mom & Gram.You are in our thoughts & prayers. Helen & Jack

  7. The Woods Family says:

    Mary Lou, Aj, Theresa & kids- We love you so much and are so sorry for your loss. Al was such a sincere and generous person and I know how much he meant to all of you. He will be missed dearly. We are here for you during this difficult time. You all have a precious angel looking over you. Love, prayers and support from all of us. xoxo

  8. Chuck and Carol Corrao says:

    Mary Lou:
    As you take lifes journey, you have an opportunity to meet people that leave an lasting impression on you. AL is such a man. Whitty, kind and had a heart of gold. Would do anything to make your stay with them noteworthly. Though his sence of direction has been challenged at times, he would travel miles to be your friend. We will miss him very much and he will be in our prayers.
    Love Chuck & Carol

  9. Celeste Jones says:

    Mary Lou, AJ, Theresa, Alex, Maddie and Elise, I am so sorry for your loss and my heart is there with you even though I am so far away. Al was so genuine and sincere, such a beautiful person. He was Alex, Maddie and Elise’s teddy bear. He will always be missed and live forever in our memories. Much love and prayers to you all, Celeste

  10. Mary Sue Roberts says:

    What a beautiful video tribute to our smiling Al and his family. Love you all Mary Lou, A J and family. I will keep all the memories of my time with all you close to my heart.

    Love, Mary Sue

  11. Connie Walls, Ms. Akins,Jackie Boyer, Rometta Kennedy says:

    Mary Lou & Family, Sorry for your loss. Your in our prayers.

  12. Diane and Bill Chisholm says:

    Mary Lou, We just got the phone call from Norman Hoffman. So sorry. So very sorry.

  13. Dr Andre Bouhasin says:

    What an amazing man. Not many patients are able to continue to live life with such vigor and enthusiasm as Al did. The strength of your love and relationship was empowering to us all. He will be missed greatly.

  14. Judy Kelly says:

    We have so many wonderful memories that we made with you and Al! We will miss his wittiness and his smile. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


    Judy and Dan

  15. The Dickson Family says:

    Dear Aunt Lou, Uncle Al will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need. Love, Jeff, Linda, Maddie, and Tori

  16. Anne McIntyre says:

    Mary Lou I am so sorry for your was always fun and I will remember the many times we shared with you both.

  17. Kelly and John Pashia says:

    Lou, we are so very sorry about Al. I have many memories of him at the farm, he was always so happy to see everyone. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Love, Kelly, John, Abby, Luke and Justin

  18. Chris King says:


    So sorry to learn about the passing of your Father. Knowing youm I am not surprised to see from all these posts that he was a great guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you suffer this loss.


    Chris King