Dr. Robert Poetz passed away peacefully on April 10, 2018 at his home in Chesterfield, with his loved ones by his side.
Son of the late Marie Meyer and Paul Poetz and brother to Rita (Irv) Haislar and Rev. Donald Poetz, Robert is survived by his wife of 60 years Mary Jean Poetz and their 7 children; Lisa, Paul, Teresa, Amy, Alexandria, Devin and Ashley. He was preceded in death by his son Douglas.
Dr. Poetz practiced family medicine in North St. Louis County for 55 years. He trained multiple young physicians during this time. At the end of his life he chose to give back by donating his body to St. Louis University School of Medicine.
Services to be held at Ascension Parish, 230 Santa Maria Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63005 on Saturday, April 21st at 10 am with luncheon immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to A.T. Still University in Kirksville MO where Dr. Poetz received his medical education.