Red Schoendienst with the St. Louis Cardinals shows his batting stance

(KMOX file photo)

Schoendienst Funeral Arrangements Announced

Public funeral mass at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

June 13, 2018 - 4:08 pm

ST. LOUIS (News release) – The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the family of Albert “Red” Schoendienst has made the following funeral arrangements for the Cardinals Hall of Famer.

The funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, at 4431 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, on Friday, June 15th at 10AM.  The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis will celebrate the Mass.  The funeral Mass is open to the public. 

Cardinals Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bill DeWitt Jr., President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Jeff Idelson, and Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon will be joining Colleen Schoendienst in offering tributes to the beloved baseball legend who was part of the Cardinals family for over seven decades.   

Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to BackStoppers; Catholic Charities of St. Louis; Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments-St. Louis; or Great Rivers Habitat Alliance.  The team has set up a web page at to honor Red and allow fans to share their personal tributes and condolences to Red’s family.  Fans who are not able to join the family at funeral Mass, may watch the entire service live on and share messages of support on social media with #LoveRed2.