Benckendorf, Lewis L.
Wed., March 5, 2014.
Loving husband of Florence Benckendorf (nee Carls) for 63 years; beloved father of Scott Benckendorf, Linda (Ernst) Petzold, Mark (Laura), and Eric (Kathleen) Benckendorf; dear grandpa of Bradley, Adam, Andrew, David, Elizabeth, Maria, Henry, Peter and Tino; great-grandpa, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Lewis was a proud veteran and served in the U.S. Army in Korea.
Services: Private services. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Barnes Jewish Hospital Transplant Unit appreciated.
A service of KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL.
De Greeff, Douglas M.
Friday, March 7, 2014.
Beloved husband of Tara Lynne De Greeff (nee Bradley); loving father of Mitchell and Alexa; dear son of Robert and Ida De Greeff (nee Koenig); dear brother of Sue and Robert Jr. De Greeff; our dear brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, March 11, 11 a.m. Interment Lakewood Park Cemetery. Visitation Monday 5-8 p.m.
Dresch, Christine K.
(nee Staszek) Fortified with the Sacremanets of Holy Mother Church on Sunday, March 9, 2014.
loving mother of Nick (Laura) and Nathan (Lisa) Dresch; loving fiancee of John Kuchta; loving grandmother of Bryant, Paige, Cole, Dylan, Caden and Keegan; our dear sister, aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Wed., March 12, 4-9 p.m. Interment Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Funeral Mass at St. Mark Catholic Church (8300 Morganford) Thursday, March 13, 10 a.m.
Evanek, Eugene S.
On Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Beloved husband of the late Shirley A.
Evanek (nee Buckley); dearest
father of Sharon (Michael)
Tecklenburg; dear brother of the late Raymond Evanek; our dear uncle, great-uncle and friend.
Services: Memorial Service at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., on Wednesday, March 12, 11 a.m. Private inurnment. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wounded Warrior Program appreciated.
Kotowski, James Henry "Jimmie"
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, suddenly Sun., March 2, 2014. Beloved son of Edmond F. and the late Marie E. (nee Parhomski) Kotowski; loving brother of Edmond J. (Melinda, nee Sahaida) and John S. (Pamela, nee Zacher) Kotowski; dear uncle of Rebecca (Aaron) Seward, Edmond J. Jr. and Caroline Kotowski; dear great-uncle of Cassandra, Kirsten and Kaitlyn Kerley; dear nephew of Lu Minnigerode; cousin and friend to many.
Jimmie participated in the SLARC Bowling League. He was a movie buff, a lover of animals and music, an avid fan of Cardinal's Baseball, Blues Hockey, professional wrestling and politics. He cherished his memories of vacations he took with his parents. A warm hearted person, Jimmie brought joy wherever he went.
In death, Jimmie enhanced the lives of over 50 people through the gift of tissue donation.
Services: Memorial visitation at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church (Bancroft and Kingshighway) Wed., March 12, 9:30am until Funeral Mass at 10am.
Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to St. Mary Magdalen Parish appreciated. A Service of KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL
Mason, Lee (nee Franz), Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Beloved wife of the late Edward Mason; dear sister of Grace Goodin; our dear aunt and friend.
Services: Memorial Services will be held at Friendship Village Sunset Hills at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Louis Society for the Blind, 8770 Manchester Rd., 63144 appreciated.
KUTIS AFFTON Service
McHenry, Lori S.
on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Beloved mother of Alexis Grimm; loving daughter of Arlene and the late Jr. McHenry; special companion of David Heap; our dearest niece, cousin and friend to many.
Lori was a certified chef and past employee of Dierberg's Market and her latest passion was being a representative for Dove Chocolate.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, on Wed., March 12 at 11 a.m. Interment at Sunset Cemetery in private. Visitation Tuesday, 3-9 p.m.
Mahon, Gloria J.
March 9. 2014. Funeral at KUTIS So. County Chapel, Wed., 3/12, 10 a.m. Visitation Tues., 4-8 p.m. Interment J. B. National Cemetery.
Mueller, Charles S.
Sun., March 9, 2014. Visitation at Kutis South County, Wed, March 12, 10a.m. until service at 1p.m. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery
O'Donnell, Lavern M.
(nee Simmermann) 92, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, March 6, 2014. Beloved wife of John O'Donnell for 70 years; loving mother of Patrick (Kathy) and Dennis (Chris) O'Donnell and Michele (Lou) Jobst; dear grandmother of Shannon, Kelly, Shawn, Michael, Sarah and the late Bridget; dear GGMa of Casey, Jamie, Quinn, Ethan, Tess, Kiernan and Bridget; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
She was the epitome of a great wife and mother. Family was everything to her - her entire life. She especially loved to cook those Sunday dinners for the entire family. As Proverbs says, "When one finds a worthy wife, her value is beyond pearls. Her husband entrusting his heart to her, has an unfailing prize. Her children rise up and praise her; her husband, too, extols her. Many are the women of proven worth, but you have exceeded them all." Much appreciation and thanks to all who served her family at this time.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Tuesday, March 11, 9:30 a.m. to St. Bernadette Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, masses at St. Bernadette or donations to The Bridget O'Donnell Scholarship Fund at Notre Dame High School appreciated. Visitation Monday 3-8 p.m.
O'Rourke, Michael Patrick
Suddenly on Monday, March 10, 2014. Beloved husband of Jean O'Rourke (nee Blankemeier); loving father of John P. (Jill) Zaitz and Jim; grandfather of Gabrielle Wetter; dear brother of Steven J.; our beloved uncle, cousin and nephew.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Thursday, 5-9 p.m. Graveside service meeting at Kutis 9:15 a.m. for 10 a.m. Chapel Service at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to LHS Football Association.
Parker, Owen Taylor, Jr.
March 8, 2014. Loving father, grandfather and brother. Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wed., March 12, 10 a.m. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, March 11, from 3-9 p.m.
Peterson, John R.
Asleep in Jesus, Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Beloved husband of Audrey Peterson (nee Wuhrman); dear father of John W. (Kathy) Peterson and Linda (Doug) Lorenz; dear grandpa of Lisa (Andy) Allen, Julie Peterson, Katie (Mark) Mulchek and Kerrie (Andy) Tao; dear great-grandpa of Audrey, Max and Avery; dear uncle, great-uncle and friend to many.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, March 13, at 10am. Interment Jefferson Barracks.
In lieu of flowers, contributions
to American Heart Association or Humane Society appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 4-8pm.
Riley, Edna Mae
March 10, 2014. Funeral at Kutis So. Co. Chapel Thurs. March 13, 12:30pm Visitation Wed., 3-6 p.m. Interment J. B. National Cem.
Sauter, James J.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Monday, February 24, 2014.
Beloved husband of the late Mary A. Sauter (nee Collins); dear father of Mark (Jennifer) Sauter, Patricia (Glenn Crets) Donnelly, Nancy (Bill) Rock, Matthew (Melissa), Stephen (Joy) and John (Rachel) Sauter; dear brother of the late Jane Hunt; dear brother-in-law of Frank and Sue Meara; dear grandfather of 14; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church on Friday, March 14, 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Our
Lady of Providence St. Vincent de Paul Society appreciated. KUTIS AFFTON service.
Schmidt, Arline M.
(nee Schilling) Asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 .
Dear wife of Clifford W. Schmidt; dear sister of Edward N. (Shirley) Schilling; dear sister-in-law of Harold (Christine), Virgil (the late Arlene), James (Verlene) and the late Milton (the late Marilyn) Schmidt; dear aunt of 18.
Services: Visitation at Hope Lutheran Church (Brandon & Neosho), Tuesday, March 11, 9:00 a.m. until service at 10:00 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Contributions to the charity of your choice appreciated. KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE.
Schmitt, Keith J.
Monday, February 10, 2014. Beloved husband of Michelle M. Schmitt (nee McDermott); dear father of Meghan Schmitt; dear son of the late William & Maxine (nee Chojnicki) Schmitt; dear brother of William (Marianne) and Kevin (Jennifer) Schmitt; dear son-in-law of Connie and the late Jack McDermott; dear brother-in-law of Margie (John) Simon; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to Bill Daugherty and Valerie Hazelton, neighbors, who helped watch over Keith as his health declined. Also to the Big River Nursing and Rehab (Cedar Hill) for their care for Keith.
Services: Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the Chapel of Christ the Crucified King on the third floor of Desloge Towers - St. Louis University Hospital, 3635 Vista at Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110, Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. Mr. Schmitt was an Eagle Scout. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Memory Diagnostic Center at Washington University (4488 Forest Park Blvd., Suite 160, St. Louis, MO 63108) appreciated. KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE.
Scialfa, Charles T.
Dr. Charles T. Scialfa died on Sunday March 9th, 2014 at the age of 86. Born in New Jersey, he completed his D.D.S. degree from St. Louis University School of Dentistry in 1952. He married his beloved wife Jacquelyn P. Henry in 1955. The following year he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was assigned to the 60th Station Hospital in Chinon, France. Dr. Scialfa received a letter of commendation for his role in establishing the dental clinic during his tenure as commanding officer. In 1960, he joined the staff of the St. Louis Labor Health Institute where he soon became co-director of the dental department. He remained in that position until his retirement. He was one of the first in the area to work with local oral surgeons in offering patients implant dentistry. While in practice, Dr. Scialfa was a member of the American Dental Society, the Midwest Prosthodontic Society, the American Academy of General Dentistry and the American Equilibration Society. Dr. Scialfa is survived by his five daughters; Mary, Theresa, Jacqueline, Jane and Jessica and his sons; Charles, Thomas and Joseph. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren and a brother Carmen in New Jersey.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois on Thursday, March 13 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass followed by burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Nazareth Living Center (www.nazarethlivingcenter.com) or the Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org) are appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 3-8 p.m.
Tillman, Kenneth A.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Jo Ann M. Tillman (nee Kubasta); dear father of Michael (Connie) Tillman, Jennifer (Robert) Lange and Mark (Dawn) Tillman; dear grandfather of Colin (Missy) Morgan, Bobby, Joseph, Anna and Danny; dear brother of Rev. Richard Tillman, Kathryn Wichmer, Maryann Kohler, Karen Winkler and the late Joseph Tillman; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Memorial visitation at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 5414 Alaska, on Saturday, March 15 at 9 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Vincent de Paul Society or American Cancer Society, appreciated.
Voorhees, Timothy M.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Beloved husband of Verna Voorhees (nee Fresenburg); dear father of Heather and Jason (Joan) Voorhees; dear grandpa of Jack and Robert Voorhees: dear brother of Jacqueline (Michael) Fitzhenry; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 17 Ann Ave, Valley Park, MO 63088, Wednesday, March 12, 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice. A service of KUTIS AFFTON
ed Cross appreciated. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m.
Young, Jimmy Dale
Entered into rest on Monday, March 10, 2014.
Visitation at Kutis South County Chapel on Wednesday, March 12, 5-9:00 PM. Funeral Service at Kutis South County on Thursday, March 13 at 1:30 PM. Interment J.B. national Cemetery.
Ysaguirre, William A. "Billy"
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Beloved husband of Alice Ysaguirre (nee Johnson); loving father of Ricky (Alisha) Kimbrel, WIlliam J. Ysaguirre and Robert E. (Melissa) Blevins Jr.; beloved grandfather of 7; dearest son of Christina and the late Juan Ysaguirre; dear brother of Lynn (Ava), John (Cindy), David (Jo Ann), Steven (Pam) and the late Daniel (survived by Sherrie) Ysaguirre; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois, Wednesday, March 12, 1:00 p.m. Visitation Tuesday, 12-9 p.m.