Charles Schorr Betz obituary

Mr. Betz

Betz, Charles Schorr. Charles (Chuck) was born on Sept. 5, 1934, and died on May 25, 2019.

A native of St. Louis, he is survived by his wife, Katherine; his sons John (Laura) of Notre Dame, Indiana, and David (Aubrey) of St. Louis; and five grandchildren: Emma, Jack, Jane, Henrik and Hunter.

He graduated from Westminster College in 1956 and served with the U.S. Army and Army Reserves for nine years. After working briefly for U.S. Steel and National Cash Register, he worked 20 years at First National Bank and 20 years at Commerce Bank, retiring as executive vice president in 1999.

The grandson of John Jacob Schorr, of Schorr-Kolkschneider Brewing Co., he was proud of his German ancestry and had diverse interests including World War II history, airplanes, art and architecture.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 29, 5 to 7 p.m., at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road. A private graveside service was held on Wednesday, May 30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster College or the Missouri Historical Society.