Alan “Joe” Olendorff
Alan Joseph Olendorff, devoted husband and father of three children, passed away on August 7, 2019, at the age of 62. Alan, formally known as Joe by beloved family and friends, was born on August 4, 1957, in St. Peters, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Ruth Olendorff.
After high school, Joe completed a carpentry program through the Union and worked at various places, including Washington University, where he met his wife of 20 years. Joe is survived by his wife, Ann Olendorff and three children, Jake Olendorff (37) and wife Ashley, Kayla Haynes (30) and husband Aaron, and Alex Olendorff (19). Joe is also survived by his brother Terry Olendorff and wife Tammy, his brother Steve Olendorff and wife Mary, his sister Donna Hirtz and husband Gordon, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Ava Olendorff (4), Olivia Haynes (3), and Owen Haynes (1).
Joe will be cremated after a final private family viewing. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 13 from 2:00-5:00 pm at St. Louis Cremation, located at 2135 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103.
Flowers may be sent to the St. Louis Cremation Center (2135 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103) or donations may be made to the National Resources Defense Council, in memory of Joe Olendorff. Joe always believed the world’s children should inherit a planet that will sustain them as it has sustained us. NRDC works to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water and the wild, and to prevent special interests from undermining public interests. Donations can be made here.