Omar Herman Koester, 70, of Red Bud, passed away on May 11, 2017 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15 from 9-11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Red Bud. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. In the church with Pastor Russell Koen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Koch-Liefer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.