Arthur L. Poger

Arthur L. Poger, died August 14, 2014. Cherished husband, lover and friend for 37 years of Fran (née Harris) Poger; beloved son of the late Ann and the late Jack Poger; loving father of David Poger, Paula (John) Belk and loving step-father of Debi (Loomstein) Blanchard and David Loomstein; beloved Gpa of Eliana and Maya Poger and Madison and Paige Blanchard; loving brother of Lynn (Jon) Olivetti, brother-in-law of the late H. Neal Harris and step-brother of the late Phil (Charlotte) Rosenblum and the late Norman (Barbara) Rosenblum; our dearest cousin and friend. Art graduated law school from the University of Missouri in 1959. He was an outstanding lawyer, having completed 49 years as a trial and appellate lawyer, St. Louis prosecuting attorney and mediator before retiring in 2008. Art had the honor of practicing law before the U.S. Supreme Court. Funeral service Sunday, August 17th, 3 PM at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road.  Visitation begins at 2:15 PM at Congregation Shaare Emeth.  Interment follows at United Hebrew Cemetery, 7855 Canton Avenue. Memorial contributions preferred to the St. Louis American Parkinson Disease Association, the St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center or the cancer charity of your choice.  Please visit for more information. Berger Memorial