Recent Passings and Services

Catherine F. Maytas (nee Heaven)

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Churh, Sunday, October 26, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Charles W. Maytas. Dear mother of Frank (Debbie) Maytas, Martin (Terry) Maytas, Christine (Willard) Pogue, Carolyn Maytas Meadows, Cheryl (Jim) Kern, Michael Maytas, Cindy (Rick) Nicholas, Charlene (Greg) Kircho and the late Charles J. Maytas and Mary Maytas. Dear grandmother, great grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Tuesday, October 28 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Wednesday, October 29 at 8:45 am then to St. John The Baptist Parish, 4200 Delor Street, Saint Louis, MO 63116 for 9:30 am Mass. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Blind Association.

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Russel T. Cottingham (Russ)                                                                                     At age 88, passed away October 19, 2014 in Escondido, California.  He was born October 2, 1926 in Reader, Arkansas.  Russ moved to Lake Havasu City with his wife, Bonnie, in 2001 from Arnold, MO, where they lived for 35 years.  Russ and Bonnie were married in 1946 while Russ was serving in the Navy.  At the end of WWII, Russ continued his enlistment with the Navy until retiring in 1963 at age 37.  Following Naval retirement, Russ worked for the United States government in a civilian capacity at DMAC in St. Louis, MO, until retiring in 1988. During his 66 year marriage to Bonnie they raised 4 children and were blessed with three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Russ was preceded in death by his son, Mike Cottingham and his loving wife of 66 years, Bonnie Cottingham.  Russ is survived by his daughters, Kathy Drinnin, Liz Nelson and Ruth Cottingham-Steele; his sons-in-law, Ron Drinnin, Mike Nelson and Michael Steele; his grandchildren, Laura Smith, April Drinnin and Chris Drinnin; his great-grandchildren, Randy Webb, Ryan Kitson, Hannah Drinnin, Devin Smith, Karlie Drinnin, Kevin Johnson and Mason Drinnin. Visitation will be held Monday, October 27 from 10 am unti time of service at 11 am. Interment following at Park Lawn Cemetery. 

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Larry Wayne Mansfield

Passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014.
Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Wednesday, October 22 at 1 pm.

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Lillian Christine Cagle (nee Campbell)

Passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Leonard F. Cagle. Dear mother of Ronald Cagle, the late Shirley Cagle and Billy (survived by Mary) Cagle. Dear sister of June (Frank) Arnold, Vettis (Vema) Campbell, Maxine Riggs, Hazel (Ric) Joyner, Annie (Edward) Kos, the late Andrew Campbell, Charlene Powers, Willard Campbell, Elmer "Buddy" Campbell and Harold (survived by Helen) Campbell. Dear grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt, great great aunt, cousin and friend.

Memorial donations may be given to Alzheimer's Association.

Visitation on Tuesday, October 14 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Wednesday, October 15 at 9:30 am then to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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James V. Alfano

Passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Dear husband of Lula Mae Alfano (nee Blyze). Dear father of Jamie (Joseph) Dumont, Kathleen (Steven) Mueller, James B. (Linda) Alfano, April (Darren) Mabrey. Dear brother of Matthew (Ann) Alfano. Mary Vitale. Dear grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 9. Dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Tuesday, October 14 from 9:30 am until time of service at 11:30 am then to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for interment. Memorial donations may be given to Wounded Warrior Project.

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James Morris Blankenship

Born September 18, 1945 and Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Beloved husband of Linda Blankenship.

Dear son of the late Theodore and Allie Blankenship. Loving father of Lorraine and Shelly (Jason) Cattoor. Dear grandfather of Alex and Alayna. Dear brother of Hue and the late Lloyd, George, Tom, Theodore, Charles, Winston, Jack and Lewis. Dear uncle, cousin, nephew and friend to many. Jim was a proud 20 year veteran of the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and reached the rank of Master Chief Electrician in the U.S. Coast Guard (MCPOCG). He was also a member of VFW Post 2593 in Arnold, MO.

Memorial Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 6020 Old Antonia Rd, Imperial, MO 63052 on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7 pm. Dinner will be served immediately following in school cafeteria for friends and family.

Memorial donations may be given to Rev. George Winzenburg SJ, Red Cloud Indian School, 100 Mission Dr., Pine Ridge, SD 57770-2100,

St. Joseph's Indian School, PO Box 200, Chamberlain, SD. 57325-0200,

Wounded Warrior Project, or

Sister Christine's Food Pantry, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 6020 Old Antonio Rd, Imperial, MO 63052.

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Pauline Krause Tecu

In loving memory, Pauline passed away on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 after 98 full years of life. Loving mother of Dixie Lee and Jim Schuff. Dear grandmother of David, Rebecca (Mike) Schweiss and Liz. Dear great grandmother of Brandon and Liam. Dear sister of 9, aunt, great aunt, friend to many.

Memorial gathering on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 4 pm until time of service at 7:30 pm. Memorial donations may be given to Missouri Boston Terrier Rescue or American Cancer Society.

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Roland Raymond Rieser

Passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Beloved husband of Dorothy A. Rieser (nee) Fey. Dear father of Deborah A. (Larry) Quinton, La Chelle M. (Edwards) Chambers, Roland M. (Caroline) Rieser. Dear grandpa of Larry T., Kenneth W., Jessica L., Christopher R., Amanda M. and Corie A. Dear great grandfather of 8. Dear uncle, great uncle, great great uncle, cousin and friend of many.

Graveside service at Jefferson Barracks National Service on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 1 pm. Please arrive at the funeral home by 12-12:30 pm to process to cemetery.

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Paul Preston Blount III

Passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014. Dear son of the late Paul Jr. and Pearl Blount. Dear brother of Daniel, Connie, Anna, Victoria, Janice, Kathy and the late Robert and Paula. Beloved father of Paul, Jennifer and Timothy (Ayeasha). Dear grandfather of Ryan, Mariah, Janice and one on the way. Dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation on Thursday, September 25 from 3 pm until time of service at 7 pm.

Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

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Walter Richard Koelling

Passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Dear son of the late Dietrich and Hilma Koelling. Dear husband of the late Loretta M. Koelling (nee O'Conner). Beloved father of Karen (Ken) Balcerak and the late Richard (Margaret) Koelling. Dear brother of Alvin and Calvin Koelling and the late Lucille Greb and Evelyn Jackson. Dear grandfather of Michael (Marie) Balcerak and Sarah (James) Hatfield. Dear uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many. Walter was a member of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.

Memorial gathering at St. Paul's U.C.C. (5508 Telegraph Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63129) on Thursday, September 25 from 9:30 am until time of service at 11 am. Interment following at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research or Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

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Jonathan Allen Stone

Passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at age 31.

Dearest and loving son to Joy Myers. Dear grandson of Ron and Linda Witt and William and Jayme Brown. Dear father of Dashia and Isiah Stone. Dear brother of Amanda (David) Richards, Charles (Erica) Stone, Henry (Ashley) Stone and the late Adam Stone. Dear nephew of William Brown III and Cassandra Brown. Dear uncle of Josiah Stone, David Richards III, Gabriella Richards and Kain Joshua Stone. Loving fiance of Krista Fletcher. Dear cousin and friend to many. Jonathan served in the Missouri National Guard for 6 years and was a very talented artist and musician.

Visitation on Thursday, September 18 from 4 pm until time of service at 7 pm.

Memorial contributions may be given to Fey Funeral Home or directly to the Stone family.

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Rosalie Ellen Wood

Passed into eternity on Friday, September 5, 2014 at age 63. She was the daughter of Billy Plant Brewer and Goldie Widman. Rose was born February 2, 1951 in Tacoma, Washington and was the first child of six. Rose is survived by three sisters, Marilyn Stortstrom, Sharon Vilcek, and Christa Vonk. She had two brothers, Billy and Jimmy, who preceded her in death as did her parents.

Rose attended Watson Elementary School in St. Louis County, Fox and Meramec Heights Elementary in Arnold then Fox Sr. High in Arnold. She graduated in 1972 and was honored as Maid of the Court during 1968 Homecoming at Fox High. Rose was a great softballl catcher, swimmer and bowler in elementary and was active in the French and Science Club in high school.

Rose attended Jefferson County and Forest Park Community College. After completing some college, majoring in Biology, she became a homemaker.

Rose was married four times. She and Gregory Kirkpatrick have Son: Gregory Kirkpatrick II of St. Louis, MO. She and Bob Gallagher have two Sons: Shawn, wife Amy Gallagher and Jason Gallagher of St. Louis, MO. She later married Dale Krieger and Charlie Wood of St. Louis, MO. Rose was a grandmother of five: Shannan, Connor, Savannah, Adilyn, and Cassidy Gallagher.

Rose's favorite past time was crocheting for family and friends. She loved bingo and craft activities at Sunset Hills Retirement Home where she presided for the last three years. 

Rose attended Chapel Hill Baptist Church in Sullivan, MO and was baptized in 1965 in Indian Creek by Pastor Harold Frick. 

Memorial gathering on Sunday, September 14 from 10 am until 2 pm with a service at noon.

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Richard Z. Volner

Passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Beloved husband of Marlene J. Volner (nee Lepp). Dear father of Charlene K. (Jeffery) Farny, Richard W. (Judy) Volner and Ronald S. (Lisa Rae) Volner. Dear brother of Bonnie (the late Bob) Chandler, Judy (the late Greg) Pegquenot, Barbara Belle (Fred) Bollinger and the Tillie Jean (the late Verne) Bradshaw. Dear grandfather of David (Angie), Amy (Chris), Karly (Jay), Scotty, Katy, Michael, Leslie, Ashley (Danny) and Jesse. Dear great grandfather of Christain, Cheyenne, Kylie, Hailey, Nathan, Joey, Bella, Keria, Ryan, Jace, Kloe and Abbi. Dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. Richard was a past member of People's Church of Arnold, MO. Visitation on Wednesday, September 10 from 3 pm until time of service at 7 pm. Memorials may be given to American Heart Association.

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Eileen M. Hubbard

Passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Warren A. Hubbard. Dear mother of Sally (Gene) Perstrope, Thomas Hubbard, Ellen (Dan) LaTal and the late Warren (survived by Patty) Hubbard Jr. Dear sister of Leland (Annie) Kersten, Charles Kersten, Larry (Mary) Kersten, Ray Helmering, Fred Helmering and the late Robert (survived by Donna) Kersten. Dear grandmother of 15, great grandmother 35, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Friday, September 5 from 10am until time of service at 11 am. Private interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Wounded Warrior Project or Eagle Point Missions.

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Dawn Marie Roberts

Passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Beloved wife of Scott Roberts. Dear daughter of Guy and Patricia Waggoner and daughter-in-law of Wayne and Norma Roberts. Dear sister of Laura (Cuban) Beck, Sara Waggoner and sister-in-law of Theresa (Leigh Noland) Roberts. Dear aunt, niece, cousin and friend to many.
Visitation on Sunday, September 7 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Monday, September 8 at 10 am then to Our Redeemer Cemetery for burial.

Memorials may be given to Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).

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Dwight Lee Elmore

Passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014.

Visitation on Friday, September 5 from 3-7 pm.

Burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cememtery on Tuesday, September 9 at 10 am.

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Roy C. Blum Sr.

Asleep in Jesus Saturday, August 23, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Lucille Blum (nee Overmann). Dear father of Roy C. (Cindy Kizer) Blum Jr. and Cheryl (Thomas) Kopetsky. Dear brother of Virginia Partney. Dear grandfather of Jake, Missy, Jennifer, Kathy, Krissy and Colleen. Dear great grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend of many. Roy was a WWII veteran. Visitation on Wednesday, August 27 from 4-8 pm. Service on Thursday, August 28 at 10:30 am then to St. Trinity Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Gethsemane Lutheran Church or North Carolina State Veterans Home.

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John S. Clinton Jr.

Passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Beloved husband of Doris J. Clinton. Dear father of John S. Clinton III, Christine (Kent) Feeney. Dear brother of Lillie (Gene) Logan and the late Ruby. Dear grandfather of Brandon, Rori, Jacob and Cameron. Dear son-in-law, uncle, great uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Wednesday, August 20 from 4-9 pm.

Service on Thursday at 10 am then to Shepherd Hills Cemetery for interment.

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Sister Mary Loran Aubuchon, CSJ

Passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

Memorial Mass pending.

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John C. Fingerhut

Passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

Visitation on Monday, August 18 from 10 am - 12 pm.

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Sharon Ann Jegel

Passed away on August 1, 2014. Dear daughter of the late Clarence and Marlene Perkins. Dear mother of John and Jerry Halbert and Kristi Kendall. Dear grandmother of 6. Dear cousin and friend to many. Memorials may be given to gofundme.com or Fey Funeral Home.

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Noah Douglas Cook

Passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014. Beloved son of James R. Cook and Jamie Cook (nee Allen). Dear brother of Jimmy, Morgan and Andrew Pulliam. Dear grandson of Doug and Tammie Cook and Mark and Susan Allen. Dear great grandson of Judy Lipsmeyer, Helen Vardaman, Bud and Ann Allen and Shirley Coonrod. Dear nephew of Eric and Lynn Jost, Steven Cook and Laura and Matt Marler. Dear great nephew, cousin and friend of many.

Visitation on Wednesday, July 30 from 4 pm until time of service at 7:30 pm. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

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Thomas R. Turin

Baptized into the Hope of Christ's Resurrection on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

Beloved husband of the late Shirley Turin (nee Goodman). Dear father of Deborah (Stephan) Jones and Ricardo (Tammy) Turin. Dear grandfather of Christina (Zack) Lezzrie and Nicole (Eric) Bertels. Dear great grandfather of Samantha, Stephanie, Sophia and Madison. Dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend.

Thomas was a retiree of St. Louis Fire Department and a member of VFW Mehlville Post #2148. Memorials may be given to Wounded Warrior Project or The BackStoppers.

Visitation on Wednesday, July 23 from 3-8 pm.

Service on Thursday, July 24 at 10 am then to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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Barbara J. Ellsworth

Passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Ellsworth. Dear mother of Joseph (Sherry) Rue. Dear sister of Paula (James) McGowan, Pamela (Martin) Struttman, Dear grandmother of Nicole and Joshua Rue. Dear great grandmother of Hailey Rue, Kailey, Abbigail Govro and the late Joseph T. Rue Jr.

Visitation on Wednesday, July 23 from 10 am until time of service at 1 pm. Interment following at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Fey Funeral Home.

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Marie L. Wohlschlaeger (nee Fuchs)

Passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Dear mother of Ronald (Verlene) Wohlschlaeger and the late David (Mary Ann) Sutton. Dear grandmother of Randy, Gary (Laura), Wayne, Mark (Mandy), Allen Wohlschlaeger, Brian, Barbara and Samantha Sutton. Dear great grandmother of Katie, Theresa, Emily, Emma, Ivy and Judah. Dear sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Monday, July 21 from 4-8 pm.

Service at St. Johns Evangelical United Church of Christ in Mehlville, MO on Tuesday, July 22 at 11 am. Interment following at Old St. Johns Cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. Johns Ev. U.C.C.

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Rosemary Coleman Keating (nee Molly)

Passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Edward Coleman and Curtis C. Keating.

Dear daughter of the late Louis and Minnie Molly. Dear sister of Earl L. Molly and the late Oliver C. Molly. Dear mother of Pam (Jon) Chesney, Debbie (Mike) Belavich, Billy Don (Joy Suk) Keating, Phyllis (David) Fowlkes, Curtis Ann (Danny) Poole and the late Patty Sue Hyde. Dear grandmother of Kelly (Debby) Birmes, Yvonne Bromley, Curtis (Jill) Fowlkes, Virginia (Jon) Trout, Dana Summers, Heather Keating and Jerry Lynn Hyde. Dear great grandmother of Katelyn (David) Revelle, Joshua (Elizabeth) Fowlkes, Carly (Tatum) Trout, Amaya (Hannah) Summers, Jeremy (Alex) Hyde, Kristine, Rachel Bromley, Destiny Myers and Robert Loth. Dear great great grandmother of Sawyer Revelle, Devon Loth and Aurora Mondonaldo. Rosemary was a past member of American Legion and Meramec Arnold Elks. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer's Association.

Visitation on Sunday, July 13 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Monday, July 14 at 10:15 am then to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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Billy Shekell

Passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014. Beloved husband of Opal Shekell. Dear father of Gary and Randy (Dorothy) Shekell. Dear grandfather of Matthew, Steven, Phillip and Gregory; great grandfather of Matthew and Elena. Dear brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Billy was a proud WWII Navy Veteran and a retiree of Chrysler Corporation.

Visitation on Friday, July 11 from 11 am until time of service at 12:15 pm then to JB National Cemetery.

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Charles Hardeman Fike

Of Waterloo, IL passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014.
Beloved husband of Norma Fike. Dear son of the late Avery and Zora Fike.
Dear father of Lisa (Robert) Kingery, Charles Fike and the late Gena Richardson.
Dear brother of 3 sisters and one brother. Dear grandfather of Heather, Leah, Jill, CJ, Andy, Chloe, Sophia and Porter. Dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Charles was a WWII Veteran.
Visitation on Wednesday, July 9 from 9:30 am until time of service at 12:30 pm. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Please send memorial contributions to Arnold Church of Christ Prison Ministry.

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William R. Taylor Sr.

Passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014.

Visitation on Tuesday, July 8 from 10 am until time of service at 12 pm then to Mt. Hope Cemetery for interment. Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice.

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Clifford Smart

Passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Memorial service at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Rd, Crestwood, MO 63126, on Sunday, July 13 at 1 pm.

Please send memorials to Trinity Episcopal Church - Memorial Fund, PO Box 9, DeSoto, MO 63020, or Episcopal Church of the Advent, 9373 Garber Road, St. Louis, MO 63126 or Bedford Modern School - OBM Club, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NT, England.       No flowers please.

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David M. Stewart

Passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014. Beloved son of the late Delores Mead Stewart. Dear brother of Cheryl Marshall, Karen Dalton and Sharon Crocker.

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Juliana Foerster (nee Kirsch)

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Friday, June 20, 2014.

Beloved wife of Alois Foerster. Loving mother and inspiration for Bernd (Susan) Foerster, Sonja (John) Jabouri and Gary Foerster. Dearest Oma, GrosseOma, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. We will miss her smiling face and beautiful gardens.

Visitation on Friday, June 27 from 3-9 pm. Service on Saturday, June 28 from funeral home at 9:15 am to St. Matthais the Apostle Catholic Church (796 Buckley Road, St. Louis, MO 63123) for 10 am Mass. Interment following at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to the church.

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Brittany Victoria Allred

Went to be with Jesus, June 14, 2014 at age 25. Precious daughter of Lisa (Jeff) Foster and Glen Allred. Dear step daughter of Denise Perkins. Dear granddaughter of Michelle (Robert) Rodgers, Shirley Schaffer, and the late Jack Rodgers, Delores Foster, Betty Allred and Robert Allred. Dear great granddaughter of the late Jewell and Louis Carriker. Dear great great granddaughter of Bob and Marie Crawford. Dear sister of Casey, Holly, Devin and Alex Allred and Steven Chronister, Alicia McGee, Jeff and Elaina Foster, Korin Johnson and Dakota Kruep, Daniel and Xavier Perkins. Dear aunt of Greysun Kenner and Chase McGee. Dear niece of Lou (Lisa) Rodgers, David, Linda, Jeff, Debbie, Gary Allred and Rhonda Ivanuck, Ray (Christine) Foster and Kristie Foster. Dear cousin and friend to many. Brittany leaves behind a loving boyfriend, Tyler Maynard and longtime boyfriend and special friend Kent Grodzicki. Visitation at First Baptist Church of Arnold (2012 Missouri State Road, Arnold, MO 63010) on Thursday, June 19 from 4 pm until time of memorial service at 6 pm then from Fey Funeral Home (4100 Lemay Ferry Road) on Friday, June 20 at 9:30 am to Mt. Hope Cemetery for burial. Please have flowers sent directly to the church and memorials given to the funeral home.                                                                                                                 Leave a Condolence

Sister James Lorene Hogan, CSJ AKA Patricia Ann

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, June 5, 2014.

Dear daughter of the late James Oscar Hogan and Lorine Ellen Hogan (nee Staehlin). Dear sister of Mary Ann Barry (nee Hogan) (Michael), Msgr. Daniel Hogan, Rosemary Childress (nee Hogan) (the late William), Kathleen Geary (nee Hogan) (John). Dear aunt, great aunt, great great aunt, cousin, friend and sister in Christ.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.

Visitation on Monday, June 9 from 11 am until time of Mass at 1 pm, then to Calvary Cemetery for interment.

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David Pfeiffer "Mumbles"

Passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Beloved husband of Dorothy Pfieffer (nee Johnson). Dear son of the late Henry and Louise Pfeiffer. Dear father of Barb and the late Tammy. Dear stepfather of Ann, Susan and Tammy. Dear grandfather of David, Angie and Amanda. Dear stepgrandfather. Dear great grandfather of Tylar, Chase, Keegan, Logan and dear friend of many.

Memorial gathering on Wednesday, June 11 from 4pm until time of service at 7pm.

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Larry Walker

Passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014.

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Lucinda A. McClarney "Cindy" (nee Todd)

Asleep in Jesus, Thursday, May 29, 2014 at age 50.

Cherished daughter of Barbara Wallace and the late Fred Todd. Adoring mother of Kayla and Mirissa. Our dear sister, aunt, niece and friend to many.

Visitation on Monday, June 2 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Tuesday, June 3 at 10 am then to Carson Hill Cemetery in Mill Springs, MO for interment at 1 pm. Memorials may be given to the family for their expense.

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Frieda E. Render

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Hugo M. "H. Ray" Rehder. Dear mother of the late Gregory Luig. Survived by Mary Lou Luig and Raymond (Kaye) Rehder. Dear grandmother, great grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.

Visitation on May 27 from 4-8 pm.

Service at 9 am from funeral home to Nazareth Living Center for 10 am Mass.   Interment following at Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Animal Protection Society.

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Sister Jean Meier CSJ

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Dolores Meier. Sister of Reverend Gerald "Jerry" Meier and the late John "Jack" Meier. Dear sister-in-law of Joann (Rygelski) Meier. Dear aunt of Christopher (Pam) Meier and Angela (John) Knight. Dear great aunt, of Max Knight and Daniel Meier. Dear cousin, friend and sister in Christ.

Memorial gathering at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Mother House, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111 on Wednesday, June 4 from 10 am until time of Mass at 11 am. Interment following at Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.

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Phyllis J. Rainbolt (nee Reed)

Passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Dear wife of the late William Rainbolt. Dear mother of Virginia (Jeff) Nickens, James (Kim) Rainbolt, Sharon (Robert) Schwartz, Sheila Rainbolt, Theresa (Leroy) Valandra, Roger (Sande) Rainbolt, Frances (Joe Pullen) Rainbolt. Dear sister, sister-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt, niece, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Friday, May 23 from 3 pm until time of service at 7 pm. Memorials may be given to the charity of your choice.

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Wanda Louise Fraley (nee Boyd)

Passed away Monday, May 19, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Fraley. Dear mother of Judi O'Neal, Jerry (Judy) Fraley, Jimmy (Carol) Fraley and Jeff (Robin) Fraley. Dear sister of Sue Scott. Dear grandmother of Melissa, Jerry Jr., Tina, Jenny, Jesse, Jeffery Jr., Jimmy Jr., Johnny, Jolene, Chris, Kelley, Ashley, Kyle, David, Sean and Jenna. Great grandmother of 37, great great grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, niece, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Sunday, May 25 from 2-8 pm, service at 6 pm.

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William G. McDowell

Passed away Monday, May 19, 2014.

Beloved husband of the late Virginia McDowell (nee Miskel). Dear father of Valerie McDowell, Karen Colombo, Melody (David) Fleshman and Dean (Donny) McDowell. Dear brother of the late Ben McDowell, Pearl Westerhold, Margaret Bertke and Charles McDowell. Dear grandfather of 5, great grandfather of 4, uncle, great uncle, nephew cousin and friend.

Visitation on Wednesday, May 21 from 4-8 pm.

Service on Thursday, May 22 at 1:30 pm then to Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 

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Sister Catherine Mary Boucher CSJ

Passed away Sunday, May 18 at Nazareth Living Center.

Visitation at Nazareth Living Center on Thursday, May 22 from 9 am until time of Mass at 10 am.  Interment following at Resurrection Cemetery. Contributions may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.

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Hubert Greene

Passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Jane A. Greene (nee Oberkrom). Dear son of the late Guy and May Greene (nee Haynes). Dear father of Harvey (Sharon) Greene and the late Michael Ray (Rosalie) Greene. Dear grandfather of Mike, Kevin, and Cory. Dear great grandfather of Caroline, Emily, Ben, Audry, Olivia and baby boy on the way. Dear uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.

Visitation on June 2 from 8:30 am until time of service at 10 am. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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Gary Kenneth Stone

Passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Dear father of Scott (JoAnne) and Eric Stone. Dear brother, grandfather, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Sunday, May 18 from 3-9 pm with the service at 6 pm. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Friday, May 23 at 2:30 pm.

Memorial contributions may be given to Shriners Hospital for Children.

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Derek Errol Hills 

Passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Dear son of the late David Hills and Juanita Diehl.

Dear father of Samantha (Frank), Jesse (Mary) and Jeff (Rachel).

Dear brother of Douglas (June), Daren, Delisa (David) the late Danny (Beth) and Dana.

Dear grandfather of Brandon, David, Madison, Caitlyn, Crista, Colby and Kaileigh.

Dear uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many. Loving fiance of Marilyn Merkle.

Memorials contributions may be given to http://www.gofundme.com/94y6i8.

Visitation on Monday, May 12 from 4 pm until time of service at 6 pm.

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Jama L. Hall R.N. (nee Keller)

Passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014 after a couragious suffering of cancer and a caregiver to everyone. Beloved mother of Cynthia Osburn, Stephen Osburn, Alexander Hall and Kaitlin Hall. Beloved daughter of Lois (Ken) Krassinger and Donald (Carol) Keller. Dear grandmother of Evan Snider. Dear sister of Keith (Donna) Keller. Dear granddaughter of the late Florence Hartman and companion of John Hall.  Dear aunt, niece, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation on Wednesday, May 7 from 3-9 pm.

Service on Thursday, May 8 at 10:30 am then to Shepherd Hills Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Jama Hall's Children's Trust c/o US Bank.

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Wilford M. Wrozier "Mack"

Passed away April 30, 2014.                                                                                       

Beloved husband of Reva Wrozier (nee Partridge). Dear son of the late Wilford and Nora Wrozier (nee Chambers). Dear father of Steve (Lauren), Stewart (Judy) and Sandra (Dave). Dear brother of Eva (Norman) and the late Wilma, Charline, Farrel and Leroy. Dear grandfather of Lindsey, Ashley, Scott, Shelby, Julia and Alexis. Dear great grandfather of Delaney. Dear uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation on Saturday, May 3 from 12 pm until time of service at 3 pm. Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of O'Fallon, MO.                                            

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Pamela Wipson (nee Pearson)

Passed away April 27, 2014. Beloved wife of James L. Wipson. Dear sister of Diane (Gary). Dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend. Visitation on Thursday, May 1 from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm. Interment following at Resurrection Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society or Humane Society of Missouri.

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Jane Alta Greene
Passed away April 24, 2014. Beloved wife of Hubert B. Greene. Dear daughter of the late Oscar and Elizabeth (nee Hearst) Oberkrom. Dear mother of Harvey (Sharon) Greene and the late Michael Ray (Rosalie) Greene. Dear sister of Charlotte, John, Bill and Ed. Dear grandmother of Mike, Kevin, and Cory. Dear great grandmother of Caroline, Emily, Ben, Audry, Olivia and one on the way. Dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer's Association or Cancer Society.
Visitation on Monday, April 28 from 9 am until time of service at 10 am. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Richard J. McKown
Passed away April 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Marsha Phillips/McKown. Dear son of the late James and Sarah (nee Spencer) McKown. Loving father of Margaret (Charles) Clabough, Tanya (Charles) Brewington, Richard Jr. (Elizabeth) McKown, Edward McKown, Patrick McKown and Antonia Phillips. Dear brother of James (Phyllis) McKown. Dear grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend.
Visitation on Friday, May 2 from 11 am until time of service at 1:30 pm. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Douglas Paul Hendricks
Passed away Monday, April 14, 2014.
Graveside service only on Wednesday, April 23 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Please meet at the funeral home by 9 am to process to cemetery and arrive there by 9:30 am.
 
Martha A. Warren (nee Graham)
Passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Carral Warren. Dear mother of Douglas (Delores), Michael (Phyllis) and Roy (Kara) Warren. Dear sister of Sylvia Joyce, Denson, Wanda and Harry. Dear grandmother of 5, great grandmother of 4, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.
Visitation on Tuesaday, April 15 from 3-9 pm.
Service on Wednesday, April 16 at 1 pm then to Mount Hope Mausoleum for interment.
 
Myrtle May Zimmerman
Passed away April 3, 2014. Dear daughter of the late Charles W. and Myrtle M. Zimmerman (nee Smith). Dear sister of Beverly Keller and the late Doris Kavy, Thelma Berkley, Virgil and Charles Zimmerman. Dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.
Visitation on Friday, April 18 from 10 am until time of service at 11 am. Interment following in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
 
Sandra Lou Towery
Passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014.
 
William Charles Scheifler 
Passed away March 25, 2014. Dear husband of the late Anna Marie (nee Basler).
Dear son of the late Emil J. Sr. and Olga (nee Graul) Scheifler. Dear father of Leslie (Patrick J.) Manis and the late Blair (Marilyn) William. Dear brother of Elizabeth Neuenschwander, Olga Faulstich, Evelyn Brown and the late Emil Scheifler.
Dear grandfather of Brant William and Lindsay Ann. Dear great grandfather of Madeline, Lily, Samuel, Jacob and Sydney. Dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. 
William served in the US Army and World War II as a radio operator stationed in Japan. He received the Army of Occupation Medal in Japan and the World War II Victory Medal.  William retired as a project estimator at Union Electric after 45 years of employement.
Visitation on Monday, March 31 from 10 am until time of service at 1 pm. Interment following at St. Trinity Cemetery.
Irmgard A. Rochford (nee Brinksmeyer)
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Monday, March 24, 2014. 
Beloved wife of the late George Haberberger Sr. and Alfred Rochford. Dear mother of George (Peggy) Haberberger Jr., Jeanne (Scott) Parks, Marilyn Martin and Alfonse (Michelle) Haberberger. Dear grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many.
Visitation on Thursday, March 27 from 4-7 pm.
Service on Friday, March 28 at 8:30 am then to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Arnold, MO for 9:30 am Mass. Interment following at JB National Cemetery.

Michael L. Martin
Passed away March 24, 2014.
Graveside service only at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on March 31 at 10 am.

Joe K. Leonard
Passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Eloise K. Leonard (nee Maurer). Dear father of Joanne Leonard, Lois Bovaconti and Sandra Leonard. Dear grandfather of Janet (Derek) Quillman, Annette (Roberto) Zanti, Joe E. (Dawn) Leonard and Katie Osborne. Dear great grandfather of Shannon, Angela, Jake, Alexander and Andrew. Dear great great grandfather of Ava. Dear brother of Marge Hart and Dorothleen Dewald. Dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend.
Joe was a lifetime member of Bonhomme Lions Club. Memorials may be given to Bonhomme Lions Club, Humane Society, Stray Rescue, or Open Door Animal Sanctuary.
Visitation on Sunday, March 23 from 2-8 pm. Lions Club Service at 4 pm.
Service on Monday, March 24 at 10 am then to St. Trinity Cemetery for interment.

Holly D. Soutee
Passed away Monday, March 17, 2014.
Dear mother of Richard Gettings, Tammy Gettings and Robert (Amanda) Soutee. Dear daughter of Mary Baker. Dear sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Memorial gathering on Tuesday, March 25, from 11 am until time of service at 12 pm.

Geraldine Blanke
Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection, Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Beloved wife of the lat Robert "Russ" Blanke. Dear mother of Edward (Suzette), Russell (Verla) and William (Barbara) Blanke. Dear grandmother of Lee Ann, Phillip, Benjamin, Daniel, Loretta and Jack Blanke. Dear great grandmother of Kaydance, Charlotte and Taylor Blanke. Dear aunt, great aunt, great great aunt, cousin and friend.
Visitation on Monday, March 10 from 3-9 pm. American Legion Post #400 service with time TBA.
Service on Tuesday, March 11 from 10 am then to St. Paul Catholic Church, Fenton, MO for 11 am Mass. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Geri was a charter member of Eagle Fleet RV Club and a retiree of Edison Brothers. Memorials may be given to the USO or Masses preferred.

Sister Mary Alma Monaghan CSJ
Of Nazareth Living Center passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Visitation at Nazareth Living Center on March 6 from 9 am until time of Mass at 10 am. Interment following at Calvary Cemetery. Contributions may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.

Sister Mary Jane Ruoff CSJ AKA Catherine Therese
Of Nazareth Living Center passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014.
Visitation at Nazareth Living Center on Wednesday, February 26 from 9 am until time of Mass at 10 am. Interment following at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Avenue, St. Louis, MO
63111.

Michael Edward Benson
Passed away February 18, 2014. Beloved father, son, uncle and friend.
Memorial gathering on Monday, February 24 from 3 pm until time of service at 7 pm.

Anna Josephine Van Rysel "Josie"
Passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014.
Beloved wife of the late Raymond L. Van Rysel. Dear mother of Denise (Mark) Miner. Dear grandmother of Ken (Kim) Eilermann. Deasr great grandmother of Maegan and Makayla. Dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.
Memorial gathering on Thursday, February 20 from 5-8 pm.
Service on Friday, February 21 at 10:30 am then to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Clarence Albert Mueller Sr
Age 88 of Affton, MO died peacefully in his sleep , February 10, 2014 at The de Greeff Hospice House of St. Anthony's.
Dear son of the late Gustave and Julia Mueller. Beloved husband of the late Virginia Mueller (nee Brennecke). Dear father of Clarence Jr (C.W.) Mueller, Charlotte (Bob) Sawyer, Cynthia Mueller and the late Ginny Miller. Dear brother of Wilma Schilling, Eleanor Binder and the late Norman Mueller, Doris Durbin, Lorainne (Vernon) Edelmann, Bunny (John) Dangos and Melvin (Harriot) Mueller. Dear grandfather of Michelle and Dennis Lanham, Matt and Liz Mueller, Jessica Lahay and Trent and Travis Sawyer. Dear great grandfather of Kimberly and Kylie. Dear uncle, cousin, friend to many and loyal companion to dog Bailey. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Stray Rescue of St. Louis, Humane Society of Missouri or The de Greeff Hospice House. Graveside service at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Friday, February 14 at 1 pm.

Ernest Charles Hobson

Passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014. Dear husband of the Late Evelyn Hobson (nee Blonker). Dear father of Ronald Hobson. Dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. A WWII veteran, Ernest was also a retiree of J.W. Aluminum after 40 years of employement and a past member of Imperial Elks Club.

Visitation on Wednesday, February 5 from 3-8 pm.

Service on Thursday, February 6 at 10 am then to Mt. Hope Cemetery.

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Stephen C. Schmidt

Passed away Friday, January 24, 2014. Beloved husband of Debbie Schmidt (nee Stege). Dear father of the late Melanie M. Schmidt. Dear brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.

Visitation on Tuesday, January 28 from 2 pm until time of service at 7 pm. Memorials may be given to the Diabetic Association or Ranken Jordan Children's Hospital.

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Ethel Mildred Lammert (nee Jones)

Passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Lammert. Dear mother of Dorothy (Dan) Brumm, Darleen (Jeff) Rapp and Dennis (Rose) Lammert. Dear grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 2, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend. Ethel was a member of St. Johns Women's Fellowship.

Visitation on Sunday, January 26 from 3-8 pm then to St. Johns Evangelical U.C.C. in Mehlville on Monday, January 27 for 9 am visitation until time of service at 10 am. Interment following at New St. Johns Cemetery on Lemay Ferry Road. Memorials may be given to St. Johns Evangelical U.C.C. Memorial Fund.

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Helen M. Krassinger (nee Rozak)

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, January 8, 2014. Beloved wife of Joseph G. Krassinger. Dear mother of Daniel (Pam) Krassinger, Connie (Richard) Naes, Ron (Tammy), Rick (Linda) and Joe (Kim) Krassinger. Dear grandmother of 11, great grandmother of 6, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend to many. Helen was a retiree of Mehlville School District.

Visitation on Sunday, January 12 from 3-8 pm.

Service on Monday, January 13 at 9:30 am then to Assumption Catholic Church for 10 am Mass. Interment following at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Masses preferred.

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June DePaul (nee Kettelhake)

Passed away January 6, 2014 at age 92. Survived by neices, nephews and good friends. In pass days June was active in Lemay Baptist Church Friendship Adult Group and Red Hat Society.

Visitation on Monday, January 13  from 10 am until of service at 12 pm. Interment following at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

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James J. Schaefer

Passed away January 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Rosemary Schaefer (nee LaRose). Dear father of Valerie Garig, Barbara (Andrew) Mossinghoff, Jimmy (Amy) Schaefer, Laura (Ray) Skaggs and the late Raynette Griesel. Dear brother of Roger (Karen) Schaefer and Mary (Skip) Eaton. Dear grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend. James was a retiree of AT&T, Corporate Express and a musician.

Memorial Gathering on Tuesday, January 14 from 9 am until time of service at 11 am. Interment following at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to VA or American Cancer Society.

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