Merl L. Kueker, 83, of Red Bud, passed away at 4:32 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. The visitation will be from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud. The Memorial Mass will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Pechacek Funeral Homes in Red Bud is in charge of arrangements.