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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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 Arentsen, Mary Jane
(nee Schmitz) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence "Steve" Arentsen; dear mother of Karen (Rich) Chinnici, Janet (Dale) Paul and Linda Pennington; loving grandmother of Dan (Diana) and Steve  (Stefanie) Chinnici and Scott (Tracy) and Jeff Paul; dear great-grandma of Kali, Ethan and Zia Paul, Lincoln and Dominic Chinnici and the late Clayton Pfeiffer; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois Rd. Saturday, August 16, 9:30 a.m. to St. Mark Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Donations to Clayton Pfeiffer Memorial Scholarship Fund, payable to Vianney High School, or masses appreciated. Visitation Friday, August 15, 3-8 p.m.




Bauer, Lawrence E.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Beloved husband of Georgeann Bauer (nee Stoll); loving father of Linda (Rick) Becker, Dianna (Bob) Schneiderjohn, Mary (Phil) Weeks, Geralyn (Roy) Washausen, Larry G. Bauer and Walter (Kelly) Bauer; dear grandfather of Bryan Marye and Robert (Patty) Schneiderjohn, Daniel Schneiderjohn, Laurie Stewart, Leslie Keener, Alex and Natalie Weeks,  Jenny and Megan Bauer, Stephanie and Larry Joe Bauer; dear great-grandfather of  Jeremy, Nathan, Ava, Oscar, June, Brooke and Reese; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
   Lawrence was inducted to the Bowling Hall of Fame.
Services: Visitation at St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church, 11011 Mueller Rd., 63123, Wednesday, August 20, 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Paul churchyard. Contributions to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or St. Anthony of Padua Food For The Poor, 3140 Meramec St. 63118  greatly appreciated. A service of KUTIS AFFTON  CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois.





Bergmann, Kevin Michael
Thursday, August 14, 2014. Dearest father of Anthony, James, Dominic, Katherine Bergmann; beloved son of Mike (Mary) and the late Kathleen (nee Fox) Bergmann; dear brother of Ronald (Janette), Timothy (Jessica) and Thomas Bergmann; dear nephew of Jeanne (Robert) Garritano,  Thomas Fox, Joyce (Kenneth) Becker, Janice Webb and Maureen Fox; loving  companion of Danielle Sweet; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass at St. Pius V Catholic Church, Saturday August 23 at 11 a.m. Memorials to the  Humane Society of Missouri or St. Andrew Catholic Church  appreciated. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY SERVICE


Brandel, Rosemary D.
(nee Hartung), on Mon., Aug. 18, 2014. Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Thurs., 4-8pm and Funeral Service Fri., 10am. 
 




Bradshaw, Patrick D.
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the age of 80.  Preceded in death by his wife Helen, son David, and five siblings.  Dear father of Kenneth (Jody), Donna Carroz, Mark (Terri), Kevin, Kirk  (Susan), Patrick, and Michelle  (Patrick) Rask.  Survived by his brothers Dale (Mary) and Mickey  (Carol).  Wonderful Paw-Paw to 21 grandkids and 23 great-grandkids.  Pat was proud to have been a St. Louis City Firefighter at Eng. Co. 8 for 28 yrs., and always had a story to tell about it. 
Services:  Memorial visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151  Gravois, Saturday, Aug. 23, 3 pm with service at 5 pm.  In lieu of  flowers, memorials may be made to  Backstoppers.



Chumley, Michael T. "Mick"
retired brother member and retired Assistant to the Business Manager of Plumbers' and Pipefitters' Local Union No. 562 of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Mr. Chumley was 70 years old.
   Mick grew up in the St. Louis area and attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic Grade School and Bishop DuBourg High School. He was initiated into Plumbers' Local Union No. 35 in August of 1968 and served as an apprentice, journeyman, foreman and officer.  During his years with Local Union No. 35, Mick was elected Business Agent, Executive Board Member, UA Convention Delegate, and Business Manager/ Secretary-Treasurer.  With the merging of Plumbers' Local Union No. 35 and Pipefitters' Local Union No. 562 in 1999, Mick continued his responsibilities as Assistant to the Business Manager and was elected President of MINK Pipe Trades until his retirement in 2008.
   Mick is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Ann, four sons, Michael, Brian (Sheryl), Daniel (Tammy), Joshua (Whitney), all members of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 562, and one daughter, Jennifer Hansen (Robert), member of NALC Branch 343 and nine grandchildren, Amanda, Daniel, Kelsea, Jacob, Samantha, Megan, Michael, Elizabeth and Liam.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Sun., Aug. 17, 3-9 p.m. then taken to the new Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 411 Palmer Rd., Columbia, IL 62236, on Mon., Aug. 18, for 11 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions to Washington University School of Medicine appreciated. 




Cosgrove, Dolores I.
(nee Mooney) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Beloved wife of Francis Cosgrove; dear  mother of James (Barbara) Cosgrove, Pat (Wade) Dillon, Kathy (Neal)  Penberthy and Rich (Kathy)  Cosgrove; our dear grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, August 19, 10 a.m. until prayers at funeral home at 11:45 a.m. with Funeral Mass at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church at 12 noon. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Alzheimer's  Association, appreciated.


 


Creasy, David W.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
Beloved husband of Myra Creasy (nee Geitz). Dear father of David W. (Cindy) Creasy Jr. and Sherry (Jerry) Garrett. Dear grandfather of Matt, Chris, Arch, Neala and Kyna. Dear brother of Vernon (Martha) Creasy, Kenneth (Sis) Creasy and Frieda Prittchet. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle and friend.
Memorial service at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Saturday September 27, 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society appreciated.





  Dierkes, Joan
(nee Fehr) rest in peace, Friday,  August 15, 2014. Remember me with laughter, not with tears, remember me with a smile now and then when spring days come, the sky is so blue and gentle winds blow, think of me as saying hello! Daughter of the late Armien and Rose (nee Pidgeon) Fehr; loving  sister, wife, mother, cousin, sister-in-law, grandmother, aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,   Tuesday, August 19, 9:45 a.m. to Sunset Cemetery for 10 a.m. graveside service. Memorials to Muscular Dystrophy Association. Backstoppers or Ronald McDonald House appreciated. Visitation Monday 4-9. p.m.

 



  Diviki, Isabella C.
of St. Louis on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Loving wife of the late Rudolph Diviki; loving mother of Bonnie (Steve) Sonnenberg and Kelly (Jim) Schaffer; loving grandmother of Chris, Shawn, Blake, Kelly, Stephanie and Scott; loving great-grandmother of Cooper, Meredith, Ike, Braden, Benny, Lakyn and the late Reilly; dear sister of Letty and Margaret and the late Jim and Rae; dear sister-in-law of Anne and Nan; our dear aunt, cousin and friend to many.
  You will be forever missed and  never forgotten.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. on Wednesday, August 20, 10 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to March of Dimes, appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 4-8 p.m.



  Divis, Janice R.
(nee Kube) Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Timothy J. Divis Sr.; dear mother of Timothy J. Jr. and Thomas C. Divis; dear sister of Shirley Perry and the late  Raymond Kube; dear sister-in-law of Gregory Divis Sr., Dennis Divis and the late Patrick Divis.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, August 15, 11:30 a.m.  Interment National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Stray Rescue appreciated. Visitation Thursday 4-9 p.m.



Elias, Lavonne
(nee Emmons) Darling wife of  Thomas J. Elias; loving mother of  Julie Rose Elias and the late Janet Marie Elias; precious grandmother of Jolene Elias and Nicole and William Kelly V; dearest great-grandmother of Jessie Dill, Mason and Nathan  Belfield. Lavonne was born a triplet. She is survived by her loving sister Laverne J. (Tommy) Kirkendall and the late baby Laura; a dear sister of Adele Hofmann and the late Violet Gerhardt, Lucille Walter, Evelyn Bradbury, Carole Jung and Marie Jones; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. Special friend of Dr. Larry and Genie  Harwell and the Bud Argast family.
  Lavonne was a proud employee of Brentwood Pediatrics and a  volunteer at Cardinal Glennon for many years.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, on Tuesday, August 19 at 10:00 AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Monday 3-9:00 PM.




Ferrell, Ellen V.
(nee Hall) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Beloved wife of Bill Ferrell; dear mother of Tori and Steve (Tia); dear grandmother and friend to many.
Services: Private burial. In lieu of flowers, contributions to charity of your choice. Memorial Service  to be  held at a later date.


Fey, Mary "Marie"
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Mon., Aug. 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Harold C. Fey; loving mother of Elizabeth
(Efrem) Suarez, Thomas (Nina), John R. (Teresa), Joseph (Linda) Fey; dear grandmother of Camille and Christopher Suarez, Thomas, Angela, Meredith (Aaron Schump), Jordan (Bethany), Erin, Amanda and Brittany Fey; dear sister of William (Jane), Robert (Maureen), Bernard (Flora Ann) Muich and Theresa (Ivan) Mills; our dear aunt, great-aunt, sister-in-law, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., on Fri., 8/22, 9:30 for 10am Mass at Assumption Catholic Church. Interment J.B. National. In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson's Disease Foundation appreciated. Visitation Thurs., 4-8pm. 


Fleming, Eileen Marie
August 18, 2014. Prayers at Kutis  Affton Thurs. 10:30am to St. John the Baptist for 11am Mass. Visitation Wed. 4-9pm. Interment Park Lawn.


 
Forst, Charles J. Jr. "Chip"
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Dear husband of Laura Forst (nee Alexander); loving father of Vivian Marie Forst; dear son of Charles J. (Bonnie) Forst Sr. and Nancy H. Forst; dear son-in-law of Mary Jane Alexander; dear grandson of  LaVerne Hubble and Dorothy  Costello; dear brother of Betsy (Neil Naik) Forst; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, great-nephew, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, August 21, 10:15 a.m. to St. Mark Catholic Church for 11:00 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery.  Mr. Forst served two tours in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Iraq War. SEMPER FIDELIS.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to  Laura for the benefit of Vivian Forst. Visitation Wednesday, 4-9 p.m.





Gage, Michael Jay
 Monday, July 21, 2014.
   Beloved husband of  Eleanor Gage (nee Burke); dear father of Michael (Karen), Matthew and Maureen Gage; dear son of Virginia and the late Donald Gage; dear brother of Susan McCoy, Raymond Gage, Christine Wallin, Joan Fetters, Virginia Carey, Anne Montalvo, Jane Fisk-Zwicker and James Gage; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
   Mike achieved excellence in all of his life's pursuits. He was the loving husband and lifelong friend to his wife, Eleanor and a devoted father to their three children, Michael, Matthew and Maureen. Mike shared his strong faith in God with his family and community. Mike and Eleanor often mentored and taught new believers the enduring principles of Christian life.
   Mike enjoyed lifelong learning. His academic distinctions included: graduate degrees in engineering and math education, and an aerospace engineering degree from the US Naval Academy, class of 1973. Mike independently mastered Spanish fluency and multiple software languages. Mike's greatest enjoyment was to converse in Spanish with his daughter Maureen, share his math and software development knowledge with professional colleagues and tutor young students.
   Mike served his country as an US naval officer on the nuclear submarines Tecumseh and Birmingham. He served his St. Louis and Kirkwood communities as a math teacher at Kirkwood High School, volunteer soccer and baseball coach, and community service volunteer.
   Mike Gage is a story of service to family, God, country and community. His story continues through the fine work of his wife, Eleanor, and children Michael and his wife Karen, Matthew and Maureen.
Services: Memorial Visitation will be held at Trinity Church P.C.A. of  Kirkwood (1110 South Glenwood Lane, 63122) Saturday, August 16, 10 a.m. until Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Mr. Gage was a graduate of the US Naval  Academy, class of 1973. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital or the charity of Your choice  appreciated. KUTIS AFFTON Service. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to a charity of your choice.



Gorman, Katharina on Monday, August 4, 2014. Burial of cremains at J.B. National Cemetery on Friday, August 15 at 2:15pm.
A Service of Kutis Affton Chapel.



  Heigel, Irene S.
(nee Olle) Thursday, August 14, 2014. Dear wife of the late Warren G.  Heigel; dear step-mother and grandmother; cherished sister of Marie  Hackmann; our dear aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. Thursday, August 21, 10 a.m. Interment National Cemetery. Contributions to Salvation Army Gateway Citadel, 824 Union Rd. 63123. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m.




Huff, Marjorie P.
(nee Conner), asleep in Jesus, on Tues., Aug. 12, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dale H. Huff; dear mother of Deborah Huff, Karen (Marc) Corson, Dale R. (Lindy) Huff and Doug Huff; dear grandmother of Erin, Amy, Jacob and Sam and stepgrandmother to Joshua (Emily) Corson, Anya Kaufman, Shelby Corson, Zac (Sarah) Corson, Mandy Bare and Emily (Stephen) Joseph; dear great-grandmother of Avery Cassidy; dear sister of Barbara Donald; dear aunt, great-aunt and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Thurs., Aug. 14, 3-8pm. Funeral Service Fri., Aug. 15, 11am at Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens (8749 Watson Rd.). Interment Our Redeemer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to deGreeff Hospice House, 10010 Kennerly Rd., St. Louis, MO. 63128 appreciated. 




Jaudes, Christian
on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
   Beloved husband of the late Bonnie L. Jaudes (nee Wiley); dearest father of Christian Jr. (Carol) and Jeffrey Jaudes and Janet (Ted) Robb; loving grandfather of Jacy (Jon) Knaggs; great-grandfather of Sarah and Hannah; dear brother of Bud (Joan) Jaudes, Susie (Richard) Taylor and the late Bill (survived by Carol) Jaudes; our dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.
   Christian was a well respected music leader of The Salvation Army who devoted his life to his family and others.
Services: Celebration of life on Saturday, August 23, 1 p.m. at The Salvation Army Gateway Citadel, 824 Union Rd. (63123). In lieu of flowers, memorials to Salvation Army Gateway Citadel Senior Band Fund appreciated 




  Jordan, Emmit O.
Monday, August 11, 2014. Beloved husband for 75 years of Velma Mae  Jordan (nee Lee); dear  father of Joyce (William) Clement and Carole Bellman; dear brother of Ruth (Bob) Reifel, Harold (Edna)  Jordan, Lucille (Tom) Hermann and Paul Jordan; our dear grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Jordan was a proud member of Pipefitters Union Local #562.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, August 15, 9:30 a.m. Interment National Cemetery. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association appreciated. Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m.




  Koeger, William J.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, August 14, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Mary A. Koeger (nee Wade); dear father of  Eileen (James) Finkenkeller, James (Nancy) Koeger, Marian (Randy) Mathews and Barbara  (Graham)  Fisher; dear grandfather of Bill  (Robin) Finkenkeller, Anne (Steven) Weston, Mary Finkenkeller, Daniel, John and Andrew Koeger, Phillip  (Samantha), Katherine, Emma and Louise Mathews; dear great-grandfather of Michael and Elisabeth Finkenkeller, and Alyssa Weston; dear brother of Sr. Mary Magdalena, LSP; brother-in-law,  uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
  Bill was born in St. Louis to German immigrants William and Lena Koeger and lived near the brewery. In his very early years, he worked for the brewery in the ice house and then as an office boy. He attended night school and graduated from St. Louis University in Accounting. Bill became a CPA, started at Price Waterhouse and retired from Monsanto after a long career in the tax department. Bill was a devoted husband, father and brother; a kind, quiet, gentle man with an unwavering Catholic faith. He enjoyed playing golf, gardening, painting, playing bridge and pinochle, stamp collecting and travel. He always had fresh flowers on the table for his beloved wife Mary. He will be deeply missed.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, on Wednesday, August 20, 9:30 a.m. to Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment  Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to Little Sisters of the Poor, 3225 North Florissant Ave., 63107 or Sweet  Babies, 6420 Clayton Rd., Box 123, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. Visitation Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

 



Limanni, Bernice A.
(nee Brusadin) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, August 8, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Benidict Limanni; loving mother of Marie (Mark) Bergmann and the late David (survived by Charyl) Limanni; proud grandmother of Brian McCotter, Lisa Straffon and Becky Tyner and great-grandmother of Wesley, Chase, Ben and Fletcher; dear sister of Augusta, Shirley and the late Louise; our dear aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Saturday , August 16, 9:45 a.m. to Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Contributions appreciated to the American Diabetes Association. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m.
 
Ludwig, Raymond J. Jr.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
Beloved husband of Velva Ludwig (nee Davis); cherished father of Diane Zoellner (James Houska), and Cheryl Lidster (Kevin Bryan); loving grandfather of Butch Zoellner (Deanna Pippinger), Carissa (Tony) Golaszewski and Elana Lidster; great grandfather of Riley, Peyton, Lily, Avery and Andrew; our dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services:  Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Road on Thur. Aug. 21, 11 a.m. until time of funeral at 1 p.m. Interment JB National Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
 



McBroom, Elgy T. "Mac"
Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Devoted husband of the late Agnes K. McBroom (lee Kreher); loving father of Thomas (Shirley), Jerri (the late David) Kostecki and Jim (Jan) McBroom; beloved grandpa of  Jeffrey Kostecki, Kristie (Jason)  Marnin, Shannon (Aaron) Wilson and Ryan (Becca) McBroom; dear great-grandfather of Kristena, Chase, Emilyn, Ella, Evan, Andrew and Kate.
The McBroom family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff at Meramec Bluffs Care Center for their devotion to "Mac".
Services: Funeral at KUTIS AFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday,  August 25, 10:00 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Sunday, 4-8 p.m.




McGarry, Dennis James
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church,  Friday, August 15, 2014. Loving husband of Donna McGarry; dear father of Doug  (Donna), Tim (Stephanie) and the late Jeff McGarry; grandfather of Ryan, Amy and Luke McGarry; brother to Joyce (Jim) Chrismer and the late Robert McGarry; brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, August 20 at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine Laboure Church. Interment to follow at St. Lucas Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 4-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations will be appreciated to Wounded Warriors.


Menees, Mabel J.
(nee Blankenship) Asleep in Jesus on Mon. Aug. 18, 2014.
Beloved wife of Jim Menees for 59 years; dearest mother of Jimmy (Tammy) Menees and Patti (Paul) Treis; loving grandmother of Daniel and Brendan Menees, Lauren and Rebecca Treis; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
SERVICES:  Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Fri., Aug 22 at 9am. Interment JB National Cemetery. Memorials to American Heart Assn. appreciated. Visitaiton Thur. 4-8pm.



Milentz, Arline F. (nee Schweiss)
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Friday, August 10:00 am. Interment Sunset Cemetery. Visitationn Thursday 4-7 pm.


Neill, Vivian E.
(nee Arnold) Sunday, August 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late  William Neill; dearest mother of Bill and Rickey (Elizabeth) Neill; loving grandmother of Shawna, Debra, Tina, Rickey, Stacey, Nikita and the late Shelly and Dawn; great-grandmother of 11; dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. Friday, August 15 at 11 a.m. Burial Gatewood Gardens.  Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m.



Nolte, Patricia K.
(nee Stauder) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church,  Sunday, August 17, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Robert C. Nolte;  loving mother of Robert (Joann) Nolte and Mary E. (Jim) Medlock; cherished grandmother, great-grandmother  and friend.
   Patricia and Robert were proud members of the St. Louis N.E.C.A. Chapter.
Services: Visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, on Wednesday, August 20 from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Interment at J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to American Cancer Society.



   Nuessle, Nell Frances  
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sunday, August 17, 2014.
    Beloved wife of the late Norman Anton Nuessle; loving mother of  Teresa (Mark) Markuly, Stephen (Elaine), David, Geri Nuessle (Larry Cook), Ann (Brian) Baer and  Bradford (Debbie) Nuessle; grandmother of Sandi, Stacie, Billy, Julia, Jami, Jessi, Kate, Jonathan and  Michael; great-grandmother to Seth; dear aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd, Friday, August 22, 9:00 a.m. to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, 4-8 p.m.



Olson, Ruth S.
89, December 12, 1924 - July 30, 2014 peacefully entered heaven while surrounded by family at her home after a 12 month battle with lung cancer.
  Survived by her husband of 67 years, Vernon A.; mother of Judy (Don) Weber of Springfield, MO, Nancy (Bruce) Hacker of Colorado Springs, CO, Sue (Wes) Lopez of Sunset Hills, MO, and Dr. Steven (Diane) Olson; grandmother of Karin (David) Chimo (MT), Jami Marion (TN), Jeff (Kelli) Marion (TX), Amy Lopez (MO), Annie Lopez (NY) and Thomas Olson (NC); great-grandmother to Jade, Sage and Fenn Chimo (MT) and Hailey, Nathan and Jacob Marion (TX); cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many.
   Daughter of deceased Clarence J. and Mamie K. Stoker of University City; sister of deceased Mary Elizabeth "Betty" and Frank William "Bill" Stoker.
   Ruth worked at US Steel, Carboline and Missouri Baptist Hospital during her lifetime, but her greatest joy was being mother to four. She was an active volunteer with the PTA for 25 years, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Missouri Baptist Hospital and until this year, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and her church. Her life was spent taking care of others.
Services: Memorial Service and celebration of Ruth's life will be at St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, St. Louis, MO, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139 or www.lung.org/Missouri under ways to give. A KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE. 


Rechtien, Captain Daniel J.
Saturday, August 16, 2014. Beloved husband of  Margaret Rechtien (nee King); dear father of  Daniel K. (Debra), Elizabeth M. and Johnathan D. Rechtien; dear son of the late Joseph and Teresa Rechtien; dear brother of Peggy Richardson, JoAnn (Bob) Bellville, Suzanne  (Kevin) Moore, Jill Rechtien, Janey (Alan) Foust, Wendy (Dan) Lambing, Joe Rechtien Jr. and the late John and David Rechtien; dear brother-in-law of Thomas (Vicki) King; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.
   Dan lost his seventeen year battle with cancer on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at his home in Wildwood with his family by his side. Dan was born in St. Louis in 1949, the second oldest of a family of ten children. He attended McBride High School, graduating in 1967. Dan briefly considered a career as a teacher before applying to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department as a cadet in 1968. Dan learned soon after that his draft number was to be called for the Vietnam War. Dan voluntarily enlisted in the Army in order to become an MP.  Dan served an 18 month tour in  Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia between 1969 and 1971. Dan joined the SLMPD in 1973. In 1977 Dan moved to Kirkwood and met his neighbor and love of his life, Margaret King, and her two children, Dan and Beth.  They married in 1980 and had another child, John, in 1982. Dan later adopted both of Margaret's children.  Dan was first diagnosed with cancer in 1997, retiring in 2005 due to poor health.
   In 2008 Dan joined the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office as Coordinator of the Fraud Prevention Task Force. Dan taught us patience, perseverance and strength through his long battle with cancer. He refused to be defined by his cancer diagnosis and survived years of surgeries,  chemotherapy, radiation and bone fractures in order to spend time with his friends and loved ones.
   The Rechtien family would like to thank Dr. Susan Luedke, Dr. Andrew Gold, Pratt Radiology Center and all their staff for the loving care given to Dan.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Wednesday, August 20, 10:30 a.m. to St. George Catholic Church for 11 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Member of the St. Louis Police Officer's Association.  Contributions to Backstoppers or  Lafayette Industries appreciated. Visitation Tuesday 3-9 p.m.






Sauerwein, Leland P.
Fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy  Mother Church Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Beloved husband of the late Shirley Sauerwein (nee Noonan); loving  father of Sharon Sauerwein; our dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois, Thursday, August 21, 9;30 a.m. to St. Pius V Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Masses or donations to Alzheimer's Association appreciated. Visitation Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.


Schutt, Joel A.
Born August 18, 1957 to Monday,  August 18, 2014 at age 57.
Beloved husband to Maggie Schutt (nee Mites); dear father of Jodie Ann and Jacob Schutt; dear brother of Pamela Schutt-Schneider and the late Vicki Schutt; dear uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and friend to many.
Joel was a member of St. Louis Roofing Contractors Local 2 and was a Boy Scout Leader for Troop 314.
Services:Visitation at  KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois,  Thursday, August  21, 5-8 p.m. Funeral Friday August 22,12:00 Noon




t,
on Monday, August 18, 2014. Beloved husband of Evelyn Shipley (nee Tackett); dear  father of Norman (Sarah) and Jim (Cathy) Shipley; dear grandfather of Allison, Kirsten and Lauren Shipley; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
   Mr. Shipley was a 40 year associate  of Laclede Gas Company. We will remember Tal as a gentle man who always had a smile for everyone and a twinkle in his eye.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Saturday, August 23, 11 a.m.  Interment Sunset Cemetery.  Memorials  to Union United Methodist Church, 3543 Watson Rd., 63139 appreciated.  Visitation Friday  3-8 p.m.




Simpher, Susan Ann
Thursday, August 14, 2014.
   Beloved wife of Vincent S.  Simpher; dear step-mother of Zachary, Alexander and Christopher Simpher; dear daughter of William and Betsy Howard; our dear aunt, great-aunt, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law and friend to many.
Services: Memorial Visitation at   KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. until Memorial Service at 12 noon.
 



Smith, Mary Ann
(nee Hediger), fortified with the
Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Robert L.  Smith; dear mother of Margaret (Keith) Ptasznik, Steven Smith, Judith A. Smith and Richard (Lesley) Smith; dear grandmother of Aimee (Ken), Robert, Michael (Elizabeth), Kristopher, Tresa (Jeremy), Katherine and Jonathan; dear sister of Jerry Hediger and Sr. Margaret Mary "JoAnn" Hediger O.C.D.; our dear great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday, August 18, 9:15 a.m. to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church for 9:45 a.m. Mass. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Carmelite Monastery, 9150 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63124. Visitation Sunday, 4-8 p.m.




Smith, Robert K. Sr.
Monday, August 18, 2014. Beloved husband for 44 years of Kathleen Smith (nee Viviano); loving  father of Robert Smith Jr.; dear step-father of Sandy (Jim) Brown, Gary Piel and Debbie (Jerry) Campbell; dear grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, August 22, 10:30 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Memorials to St. Jude Children's Hospital appreciated. Visitation Thursday, 4-9 p.m.



Springmeyer, Donald Gene fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Devoted husband of Janet (Suter Bridwell) Springmeyer; loving step-father of Jason Bridwell, Jackie (Paul) Karalunas, Jessica McConnell and Julie (Jake) Meyer; super Paw-paw of Kit, Xaver, Tess and Max McConnell, Ethan and Isabelle Meyer and Ben Karalunas; dear brother of Susan (Rich) Drexler and Greg (Susan) Springmeyer; son of the late George Glennon and Mary Marjorie (Monken) Springmeyer; dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
   Mr. Springmeyer was a Board Certified Licensed Missouri Architect. He received his Bachelor of Architect Degree from the University of Kansas.
Services: Visitation at Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Rd., St. Louis, MO 63128, Monday, August 18, 9:30am until funeral mass at 10:30am. Private interment.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions preferred to the John F. Bridwell Memorial Scholarship Fund at Notre Dame High School, 320 East Ripa Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. The family wishes to express their gratitude to deGreeff Hospice and Seasons Hospice nurses, caregivers and staff.
 


 
Stidem, Lisa M.
on Wed. 8/13/14. Funeral at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  10am Sat. 8/16. Interment Shepherd Hills. Visitation Fri.  5-9pm
 

Suren, Rev. Richard
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, August 14, 2014.
   Dear son of the late Aloysius and Louise Suren; dear brother of Mary Louise (Frank) Renner and the late Rev. John Suren, Margaret (Joe) Geen and Dorothy (John) Hayden; our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
   Fr. Suren served as Assistant Pastor at St. Francis Xavier, Sikeston, MO (1953-1965), St. Joseph, Farmington, MO (1956-1959), St. Mary & Joseph, St. Louis, MO (1959-1962), St. Philip Neri (1962-1968), Associate Pastor Good Shepherd, Ferguson, MO (1968-1970), Pastor St. Joachim Old Mines, MO and Administrator of St. Joseph, Tiff, MO (1970-1975), Pastor Our Lady of Presentation, St. John, MO (1975-1984), Pastor St. George, Gardenville, MO (1984-1994), Senior Priest in Service St. Anthony, High  Ridge, MO (1994-2002). Retirement in residence at St. Raphael The Archangel (2002-2014), residence Mother of Good Counsel Home (2014).
Services: Visitation at St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church, (6047 Bishops Place) Saturday,  August 16, 9 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Mother of Good Counsel Home appreciated. A Service of KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL


 
Swafford, Danita K.
(nee Clark), on Tuesday,August 12, 2014.
   Beloved wife of Cliff Swafford; dear mother of Sarah Stock and Amanda (Jesse) Swafford-Ragsdale; dear grandmother of Hope and Hunter; dear sister of Annette (Mark) Heinemann; dear sister-in-law of Tim, Steve (Judy) and Tom.
Services: Memorial visitation at   KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Saturday, August 16 at 2 p.m. until time of Service at 4 p.m.  Service concludes at funeral home.





Touzinsky, Robert C.
Baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Carmella (nee LoDuca) and the late Virginia (nee Krupinski); dearest father of Robert Jr. (Mary Ann) Touzinsky, Patti (Bill) Davis,  Linda (Richard) Finke, Cathy (Mike) Lozen and Nancy (Steve) O'Connor; loving grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 5; our dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Monday, August 18 at 9 a.m.  Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m.
 


Turnbough, Mildred D.
(nee Midyett) on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Roy C. Turnbough; dear mother of Terry Turnbough, Barbara (Mike) Young and the late Sharon S.  Turnbough and Steven Wayne  Turnbough; dear sister of James  (Rayma) Midyett and the late Lucille Wyatt, Harold Midyett and Harvey  Midyett; our dear aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Tuesday 3-9 p.m. Funeral service at Czar Church, Viburnum, MO on Wednesday, August 20 at 11 a.m. Interment Czar Cemetery.
 


Ullrich, D.C., Dr. Ray Irwin
asleep in Jesus,  Sunday, August 10, 2014. Beloved husband of Betty J. Ullrich (nee Abell); loving father of Kip (Bill) Fechner, Janis (Mike)  Dillon and Dr. Chris (Mary) Ullrich; cherished grandfather of Jessica,  Alexander and Robert (Stacie) Fechner, Patrick (Melissa) and Luke Dillon, David and Sean Ullrich;  adoring great-grandfather of Samuel Dillon; our dearest brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to many.
  Beloved and adored Chiropractor for over 59 years.
Services: Visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,   Thursday, August 14, 5-9 p.m. then taken to St. Thomas Holy Spirit  Lutheran Church (3980 S. Lindbergh, 63127) for visitation on Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m. Interment at J.B. National  Cemetery. Contributions to  Alzheimer's  Association or St. Thomas Holy Spirit Lutheran Church  appreciated.




Yung, Ruby M.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, August 14, 2014.
   Wife of the late Elmer W. Yung Sr., loving Mom of Ethel (Bill) Otto, Cindy (Don) Gallo and Elmer (fiancée
Lydia) Yung, Jr.; dear grandma of Kathleen (David), Kristine (John), Danielle and Steve (Beth); great-grandma of Mary, Katie, Sarah, Jake and Devon;  aunt and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at Immaculate  Conception Catholic Church, 2300 Church Rd., Arnold, MO 63010, Saturday, August 16, 9:30 a.m. until Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment Chapel Hill Cemetery, Cedar Hill, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice appreciated. A Service of  KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel.


Weppner, Orville Carl
Tues., Aug. 19, 2014.
Beloved husband of
Rosemond Weppner (nee Bollefer); dear father of Karla (Rob) Dawson and Karen
(Thomas) Dennis; dear grandfather of Ashley Weppner, Dustin Dawson, Kasey, Brent, Zachary and Joshua Dennis; our dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
   Mr. Weppner was a member of Teamsters Local #600.
Services: Memorial Visitation will be held at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., on Sat., Aug. 30, 1pm until service time at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association appreciated.
 
 


Wood, Nicholas S.J.
baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Beloved son of Timothy and Debra (nee Traube) Wood; dearest brother of Andrew Quindry and Julia (Scott Morrissey) Quindry; loving grandson of Bonnie Wood, James and Theresa Traube; great-grandson of Colleen Smith; our dear nephew, cousin and friend to all.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Friday, August 15, 4-8 p.m. then taken to Assumption Catholic Church (O'Fallon) Saturday, August 16 for visitation 9:30 a.m. until time of  Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.