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2906 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118
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St. Louis, MO 63123
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Mehlville, MO 63129
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Bateman, John A.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Friday, July 3, 2015.
   Loving son of the late Charles and  Catherine Bateman; dear brother of the late Regina (Tony) Cole and  Robert (Joan) Bateman; dear uncle of Gail Bateman, Jan (Pete) Noel and the late Mark  Bateman and  Michael Cole; dear great-uncle of Patrick  Bateman, Sean Cole and C.J. and Stephen Guilford; our dearest cousin, neighbor and friend to many.
   John was retiree from Defense Mapping and a longtime hunter and  nature lover.
Services: Visitation at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church, 6741 Rock Hill Rd., 63123 on Tuesday, July 7, from 10:00 a.m. until funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Masses preferred or contributions to Wounded Warriors appreciated. KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE 
 



Bess, Mera Ben "Gala"
(nee Barker) Asleep in Jesus on  Saturday, July 4, 2015.
Mera was the beloved wife of the late Harold Lindell Bess; loving mother of Beverly (Mike) Niewoehner and Stanley (Nan) Bess; dearest grandmother of Michelle (Dave)  Lincoln, Justin  (Allison) Bess, Ben Niewoehner and Kate Bess; great-grandmother of  Declan Bess. 
   Mera was a retiree of the Mehlville School District for which she worked for many years.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Tuesday, July 7, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 7:00 p.m. Graveside services at IOOF Cemetery (Charleston, MO) Wednesday, July 8, 10:30 a.m.  Contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.



Booher, Carol Ann
(nee Bauer) Asleep in Jesus on  Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Beloved wife of the late James K. Booher; dear daughter of the late  Elsie and Oscar Bauer; dear friend to many.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, July 9, 10:00a .m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63126 appreciated. Visitation Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. 


 
Bozzay, William Elmer "Chief"
Age 92, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Mary Queen & Mother Center. He was the beloved husband of Helen Teresa  Bozzay (nee  Pedrotti) for 67 years; the dear son of late Helen Bozzay (Nee Horvath) and the late  Dennis Bozzay. He was the dear brother of the late Elvira Hoffman, Olga Schauer, Dennis Carl Bozzay and  Edward "Jim" Bozzay. He was the  father of Lawrence (Lynn) Bozzay, Ron (Laura) Bozzay, Lona (Mike  Terpening)  Bozzay, Kevin (Claire  Kelly) Bozzay and Bruce  (Hannah) Bozzay. Chief had numerous great-grandchildren, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. He will be missed. He was awarded the  Distinguished Flying Cross and other medals for his service as radio operator on a B-17 during WWII, flying 26 missions. He retired after working at the L.B. Price Mercantile Co. for 47 years. Chief was an avid St. Louis Baseball Cardinals fan. He was quick to laugh and unafraid to cry.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, July 6, 9:30 a.m. until  service time at 11:30 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Contributions  to the charity of your choice appreciated.


 
Brewer, Audrey M.
(nee O'Leary), fortified with the
Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
   Beloved wife of Joseph B. Brewer; dear mother of Craig (Karen) Brewer; dear grandmother of Abigail, Tyler and Mackenzie Young; dear sister of the late Grace M. Weisbrod and Daniel T. O'Leary; dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend to  many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, July 6, 9:30 a.m. to Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church for 10 a.m Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions to Mary Queen of Pace St. Vincent DePaul Society appreciated. Visitation Sunday, 4-8 p.m. 



Bringer, James F. Sr.
Friday, July 3, 2015. Beloved husband of Shirley Bringer (nee Wurst); dear father of James (Bobbie) and Jerry (Sheri) Bringer; dear grandfather of Jeremy, Brandon, Sarah and Chandler Bringer; dear brother of Patricia Kirwan; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, July 8, 11 a.m. until  service time at 1 p.m. Contributions to the American Diabetes Association appreciated.
 
Brown, Bill W.
on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

  Beloved husband of Adele Brown (nee Staph); loving father of Ron (Nancy) Britton, John (Grace) Britton, Jim (Sandy) Britton, Billy (Lisa) and Steve (Joan) Brown; cherished grandfather of 14 and cherished great-grandfather of 12; dear friend of Billy Dee.Services: Visitation at Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. on Thursday, July 9 from 10 a.m. until service time at 12 noon. Interment  Resurrection Cemetery


  Brucker, FSM, Sister Betty Ann
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
  Dear sister of Lester Brucker of St. Charles, MO; our dear relative, friend and Sister in Religious Life.
Services: A public celebration will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, 221 First Capitol Dr., St. Charles, MO on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10 a.m. Contributions to the Franciscan  Sisters of Mary, 3221 McKelvey Rd., Suite 107, Bridgeton, MO 63044 appreciated. A KUTIS CITY SERVICE.


Damm ( Malloy ), Rosemary
was taken into Heaven on friday, July 3, 2015. at the age of 99. dear mother of Pamela (Jim) Damm, Bonnie Klund, Tim (Becky) Malloy, Melissa Barcus and Bridget (Tim) Leinauer.
grandmother of 12, great grandmother 5
Services: funeral service will be held on friday,July 10 at 9:30am at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church.




Donovan, Mildred M. (nee Thorwegen)
Friday, May 29, 2015.
Memorial visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Saturday, July 11, 12:30 pm until memorial service at 1:30 pm.



Erbs, Alfrieda H.
Thur. July 2, 2015. Visitation Sun. July 5, 4-9 p.m. and service Mon., July 6, 10 a.m. at Kutis South County. Interment J.B. National Cemetery.


Czapla, Mary Ann
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
  Loving sister of the late Connie,  Joseph, Julia Czapla and Bernice Mantone; loving aunt of Philip  Czapla; our dear cousin and friend to many.
  Mary was a member of the BKZ  Memorial Ladies Auxiliary Unit 422.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. on Thursday, July 9, 9:30 a.m. for 10 a.m. Mass at St. Francis of  Assisi Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, masses preferred. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.
 



Graf, Katherine
(nee Green) age 88, passed away  Friday, July 03, 2015. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward Graf; Dear Mother of the late Lucia Hallermann, Margie (Jay) Jennings, Joe (Kelli) Graf, Kate (John) Terveer, Betsy (Darrell) Ward, Aggie (late Mike) Gartner and Theresa (Don) Winkler. Loving "Nana" to 13 Grandchildren & Great Grandmother of 3. Dear Sister, Aunt and Friend.
Services: Funeral service at 9 a.m.  Wednesday, July 8 at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois. Burial will  follow at St. Peter and Paul  Cemetery. Visitation on Tuesday July 7 from 3 to 9 p.m.




Haas, Dorothy Margarite
(nee Valla) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, July 4, 2015.
   Dear wife of the late Frank G. Haas Sr.; devoted mother of Mary Sue Rushing, Linda (Charlie) Noll and the late James and Frank Haas Jr.; loving grandmother of Lisa, Laura (Nick), Kristina and the late James; dear  sister of the late Francis and Leo (Betty) Valla; our dear aunt, great-aunt and friend.
   We have been blessed to have this special mother in our lives.
Services: Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Cure of Ars Catholic Church, Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. with a reception to follow. Private  Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred. KUTIS AFFTON Service.



Hagy, Clyde R.- Wednesday July 1, 2015. Clyde is survived by his wife Elizabeth (Voss) of 70 yers, children, Brenda (Ron,deceased) Delaney, Jan (Milton) Schette, Pam (David) Taylor, Bruce (Sharon) Hagy & Trish (Michael) Weber, grandchidlren & great grandchildren, Preceded in death by his parents, Hobert & Effie Hagy.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel 10151 gravois Monday July 6 10:00 AM. Interment Jefferson Barracks. In lieu of flowers , contributions to St. James the Greater in Dogtown or the Humane Society . Visitation Sunday, 5-7 PM.



Hathaway, Mary Belle
(nee Foster) Fri, July 3, 2015. Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel, Mon., July 6, 10 a.m. until service time at 11a.m. Interment Bellerive Cemetery.



Kramer, Witold E.
Friday, July 3, 2015. Beloved husband of  Hannelore Kramer (nee Friedrich); dear father of Thomas  (Nicole) and Martin Kramer; dear grandfather of Amelia and Eliza Kramer; dear brother of Ursula  Hasebein, Erika (Bob) Stooke; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
   Witold was a member of several societies including the Deutscher Maennerchor, the Schuetzenverein of St. Louis, the Deutscher  Stammtisch and the Deutscher  Kulturverein.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,
Monday, July 6, 4-8 p.m. then taken to Christ Memorial Lutheran Church (5252 South Lindbergh) Tuesday for funeral service at 10 a.m. Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of  flowers, contributions to Christ  Memorial Lutheran Church  appreciated.
 



Lueken, Thomas R.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, July 2, 2015. Beloved son of the late  Raymond and Laverne Lueken; dear brother of Kirk (Mary Beth) Lueken; dearest uncle of Katherine and  Kristen Lueken; our dear nephew, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, July 8, 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions to Missouri Stream Team appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m.
 



Mareschal, Mevlin J.- Fortified with the sacraments of holy mother church on Tuesday June 30, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Jean Mareschal (nee Sterba), dear father of Stephen Mareschal & the late Daryl Marchetto, dear grandfather of Donald J. Marchetto, Jr., Stephanie Marchetto &Greg (Jessica) Marchetto, dear great grandfather of Kristin, Madeline, Vincent & Emma. our dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin & friend to many.
Services: Chapel service at Resurrection Cemetery on Monday July 6, 11:00 AM, A service of KUTIS AFFTON Chapel.


Matheis, Lester L.
Tues., June 30, 2015. Visitation Wed.,  July 8, 11 a.m until service at 1 p.m. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY. Interment J.B. National. No flowers please.


McClure, Shirley Marie
Sunday, July 5, 2015. Visitation Thur. July 9, 11 a.m. until time of service 1 p.m., Kutis South County, 5255 Lemay Ferry. Interment J.B. Nat. Cem.

 
Mills, Ernest E.
Passed Away Thursday July 2nd, 2015.
   Loving father of Holly, Cory and Kelly Mills; dear husband to Terri Mills; loving pawpaw to Shaylynn, Hunter and Tyler; beloved brother of Brenda (Jim), Theresa, Sharon, Susie (Allen), Debbie, Ricki, Steve and the late Butch Mills; uncle, brother-In-Law, cousin, and friend.
A Proud Union Laborer, Local 110, for more than 15 years.
Ernie never met a stranger, his spirit will live on through all the memories shared.
Services: Visitation at Kutis South County Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. on Wednesday July 8th, 4-8 p.m. Memorial Thursday July 9th 11 a.m.



Nemeth, Jean M.
(nee Marik) Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
   Beloved wife of William A. "Bill"
Nemeth for 69 wonderful years.  Loving mother of Barbara (Brian) Nemeth-Fletcher and Sharon  Nemeth; cherished Nana of Sarah; our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to many.
   A native Texan, who enjoyed her life with her husband and best friend Bill in San Diego, California for over 50 years. She loved the finer things in life, fine china, roses, art and travel, especially to Europe. Jean was an accomplished businesswoman, who worked as an accountant for over 20 years at La Jolla Mortgage Fund. She was a devout Catholic, who passed her Christian faith on to her loving daughters. Her beloved granddaughter Sarah brought much joy to her life.
   Jean's spirit will live on through the memories shared.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Friday, July 10, 10:00 a.m. Interment JB National cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to de Greeff Hospice House. Visitation Thursday, 4-8 p.m.




Racz, Joseph P.
Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection on Saturday, July 4, 2015.
Beloved husband for 62 years of LaVerne M. Racz (nee  Koch); loving father of Timothy
(Vickie) Racz and Mary "Kitty" (Don) Brighton; cherished grandfather of Eric Brighton, Greg (Catrina)  Brighton, Christina (Aaron) Smith, Aaron Racz, Christopher Racz and the late Alexa Racz; cherished great-grandfather of  Harley Galloway, Lyla J. Brighton and Jocelyn Smith.
   Joseph's family wishes to thank his caregivers Barbara Brockmeyer and Romona Johnson for the wonderful care they provided.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Thursday, July 9, 9:30 a.m. to St. Andrew Catholic Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment JB National Cemetery. Memorials to the Alexa "Nikki" Racz Art Scholarship fund, at Gibault Catholic High School, 501  Columbia Ave., Waterloo, IL 62298 appreciated. Visitation Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.
 
 


Rains, Rev. Allie T.
Thursday, July 2, 2015.
   Beloved husband of the late Donna Louise Rains (nee Baugh); loving father of Tom (Cathy) Rains, Pattie (Mike) Hanna, Kathryn (Tom) Phillips, Darla (Fred) Shular and Jasper (Kendra) Rains; dear grandfather of 7; great-grandfather of 4; dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, Pastor and friend.
   Pastor Rains was a member of First Baptist Church in Villa Ridge and pastored Grace Baptist Church in St. Louis for 47-1/2 years.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, July 7, 4-9 p.m., then taken to Parkway Baptist Church (12465 Olive Blvd.) Wednesday, July 8, 9:30 a..m until time of service at 10:30 a.m.  Interment National Cemetery. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Assoc.  appreciated.



Randolph, Rozella K.
Visitation at Kutis So. County Mon., 7/6, 4-8 pm then at St. Lukes UCC Tues., 11 am until service at 12.
Burial Shepherd Hills Cemetery.




Rankin, Odeltha K. “Dell”
(nee Kelso) Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
   Beloved wife of the late Keith A. Rankin; loving mother of Linda Patricia (Daniel) Brett; dear grandmother of Dana (David) Alberternst, Cynthia (John) LaTour, Laura (Michael) Mueller and Nicole (Ian) Stewart; cherished great-grandmother of Maria Brett, Daniel and Ryan Schlarman, Brett and Trisha Mueller & Ashleigh, Joshua and Jacob Stewart; great-great-grandmother of Olivia Samaniego, Madison Schlarman, Hailey Schlarman,  J.D. and Claire Schlarman & Brandt Mueller; our dear sister of Mary Elizabeth Eads, Pearl Vogelsang, Martha Strubinger and the late James Pate, Carl Pate, Betty Cook, Horace Pate, Jim Pate and Lonnie Sommers, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.,
Tuesday, July 7, 9:30 a.m. until service time at 11:30 a.m.
Interment JB National Cemetery.

 
Sambo, Linda Elaine
(nee Carroll) Sunday, July 5, 2015.
Beloved wife of Stephen F. Sambo for 34 years; dearest mother of  Tracy and Casie Sambo; loving daughter of Eugene and Charlean Carroll; dear sister of Connie (Tom) Sawyer and Bill Carroll; daughter-in- law of Richard F. and Audrey J.  Sambo; dear sister-in-law of Karen (Harl) White, Nancy (Joe) Helle, Sue (the late Duane) Parrish, Rick (Vicki) Sambo, Jan (Gary) Michniok, David (Dee) Sambo, Patty (Mitch) Wagner, Terry (Jason) Bracken, Mary (Craig) Burgesen, Chris (Tom) Stoverink and Barb (Danny) Ash; survived by her beloved grand-dogs Isabella and  Kylie; our dear niece, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Friday, July 10, 11:00a m. Services conclude at funeral home. Memorials to Open Door Animal Sanctuary appreciated. Visitation Thursday, 3-8 p.m.


Schubert, Rev. Gary T.
Saturday, June 27, 2015. Memorial Service at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church (Soulard) will be held at a later date.



Schuh, Billie B.
(nee Vaznaian) Sunday, July 5, 2015.
   Beloved wife of the late Harold T. Schuh; loving mother of Sue (the late Mike) Williams, Sandy (Wally) Schlaegel and Donald (Leigh) Schuh; adoring grandmother of Mark  Williams, Cindy (Harry) Kleiner, Wally (Tracy) Schlaegel, Todd (Kala) Schlaegel, Eliott (Jennifer) Gion and Melissa (Adam) Colvin; our dear great-grandmother of 10, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services:  Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Contributions to Concord Trinity Methodist Church appreciated. Visitation Thursday, 6-9 p.m.
 


Simokaitis Sr., Anthony J. "Tony"
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday, July 5, 2015.
   Beloved husband of Judy  Simokaitis (nee Mustion); loving father of Angela (Ron) Sanders, Tony (Christine), Liz (Jeff) Foppe, Nick  (Lauren), Amy (Paul) Luzecky, Kate (Chad) Rycenga, David and Joe  Simokaitis; dearest grandfather of Sophia, Lucy, Isabella, Anthony III, Sami, Max, Elena, Andrew, Nicholas, Ben, Charlie, Iris and  Henry; our dear brother of Charlie, Mary Ann Retkowski, Helen and the late Frank, Joe, Bill and John Simokaitis; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois, Thursday, July 9 at 9 a.m. to St. Pius V Catholic  Church for 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m.


Weber, Prudence "Prudy"
(nee Sullivan) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church,  
Saturday, July 4, 2015.
   Beloved wife of the late Vincent C. Weber; dear mother of Prudy (John Paul) Jones, Mary (Jim) Brophy,  Vincent C. Jr. (D'Anne), Thomas  (Betty), Mark F. (Patricia), Jim  (Diane), Paul (Teri), Bob (Liz) and the late John Weber; dear grandmother of 29 and great-grandmother of 17; dear sister of Rev. Thomas Sullivan; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, July 9, 9:30 a.m. to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m.