Recent Passings and Services

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 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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