Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Krone, Jr., Robert Thomas, 77, of Kirkwood, Missouri — formerly of Cape Girardeau, Missouri — known as Bob to friends and family and “Ragtime Bob” in his music circle, passed from this life into life eternal at Mercy South Hospital on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, following a recent illness and va…

Marek, Patricia Ann (nee Rinklin), age 80, passed away peacefully Nov. 19, 2021, in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Edward Marek; daughter, Michele (Dean) Andersen; grandson, Derek Andersen; granddaughter, Jessica (Corey) Windling; great-grandson, Cayden Wi…

Filley, Teresa Irene (Tif), age 41, passed away on Nov. 26, 2021. She was the beloved daughter of Gregory R. Filley and Maxine M. Filley; youngest sister of Gina (Tom) Martin and Kimberly (Monir) Filley; and dear niece, cousin, and friend to many. 

Buford, John  Morgan, 64, of  Sugar  Grove, North  Carolina,  passed  away  Oct. 29, 2021, at his  home  in the  mountains.  

Bruns, Brendan Shea. It is with sadness that Brendan’s family announces his sudden passing, at the age of 33, at St. John’s Mercy Hospital, St. Louis County, Nov. 20, 2021, at 8:25 p.m. 

Swain, Edith Eileen, 105, of Centralia, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. She was born on April 24, 1916, the daughter of Henry Allen and Mary (Williams) McDonal of Centralia. She married her sweetheart, Kenneth Swain, and he preceded her in death in 1998.

Parks, Donald Newton, died peacefully Oct. 24, 2021. He was born June 16, 1932, in St. Louis. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Elizabeth; daughter, Jocelyn (Warren) Rugaber; grandsons, Sam and Charlie; son Christopher (Margaret) Parks; and granddaughter, Haley.

Sheahan, John J. “Jack.” Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Nov. 16, 2021. He was the beloved husband for 65 years of the late Dorothy J. Sheahan (nee Cook); beloved father of Linda Sheahan, Sharon (Steve) Bachman, Mary Pat Sheahan, Dorothy (Pat) Tupa, Kathy (Jim) Strohme…

Spalt, Donald Fredrick, born July 19, 1938, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Nov. 21, 2021.

Stojeba, Mary Therese (née Hippe), known as Therese or simply “T,” passed on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2021, with her husband, children, and grandson by her side.

Knoepfel, Stuart V., age 83, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. He was a dedicated husband of 55 years to Marilyn J. Knoepfel (nee Goetz); loving father of Katie (Scott) Kemper; stepfather of Norman (Joyce) Hobson, Lesley Hobson, and Julie (Richard) Verson; cherished grandfather of …

McHugh,  Terrence R. (Terry), Dec. 20, 1952 – Nov. 14, 2021. Fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Terry McHugh passed away at the age of 68. 

McGraw, Jim, formerly of Kansas City and Savannah, died peacefully on Nov. 17, at Evelyn’s House Hospice in St. Louis, surrounded by his family.

McNulty, Jr., Elmer A., 77, passed away  peacefully on Nov. 20, 2021, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.   He was the dear father of Amanda McNulty, Emily (Brett) Duggin and Daniel (Emily) McNulty.  Most importantly, he was the beloved grandfather of Matthew, Ava, Lizzie, Hunter, …

True, Jennifer Lynn, was born Dec. 21, 1946, daughter to Leonidas Wayne Best and Pauline Pearl Best (Ockerhausen). She was the niece of Bob and Evelyn Ockerhausen, Joe and Xenia Ockerhausen, and Eunice and Lloyd VanCamp; sister to Howard Best and John Best; and mother to her beloved son, Mic…

Wheeler, Alan Clement, was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Concord, New Hampshire, and passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 2, 2021, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Town & Country, Missouri.

Rolfes, Elsa Ann Senst Vasquez, passed away on Nov. 11, 2021.  She was born in St. Louis, and spent the next 102 years surrounded by family and friends and making countless memories. Elsa was the daughter of Anna and Paul Senst and survived her two sisters, Edna and Pauline.  

Langenbacher, Mary Frances (née Whitaker), 78, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. She was born May 7, 1943, in Bethany, Missouri, to Fred Duane and Mary Irene Whitaker. Mary is survived by her loving husband, William B. Langenbacher, whom she married Dec. 30, 1967. …

Lanz, June Jablonsky, went to be with the Lord whom she loved on Nov. 15, 2021, after an extended illness. She was preceded in death in 2012 by her beloved husband of 61 years, George T. Lanz.

Hanneke, Donald Lawrence, 84, died peacefully Nov. 3, 2021. He was the loving husband of Betty Sue Hanneke; dear father of Suzie (Brett) Westerbeck, Larry (Vanessa) Hanneke, Donnie (Carrie) Hanneke, and Eddie (Kate) Hanneke; and dear grandfather of Stiles, Lena, Carson, Larry, Luke, Linda Su…

Cooper, Rhea (nee Newhouse), passed Nov. 6, 2021, at 93. She was the beloved wife of the late James A. Cooper; mother of Linda Koschmann (Peter), Doug Cooper (Lerre’), and Diana Gray (Michael); grandmother of Kelsey, Logan, Alex and Danny; and great-grandmother of Harlan and Palmer.  

Peiper, Gwendolyn Ruth (née Newbould), passed away peacefully Oct, 30, 2021. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a gifted and inspiring piano teacher to students of all ages and levels, committed to the musical and personal development of each student, …

Kinyon, Dorothy Wind “Dotty,” 97, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, due to a heart condition. She was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, Carlisle “Corky” Kinyon; parents Edwin C. and Edna Wind; brother Edwin “Buddy” Wind; nephew Edwin “Eddie” Wind; and son-in-law Douglas Hughes. 

Poholsky II, Thomas G., deceased Oct. 6, 2021. Memorial Service Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Visitation 9:30 a.m., service 11 a.m. at Kirkwood United Methodist Church, 201 W. Adams, Kirkwood, MO 63122.

Jones, David Franklin, born Aug. 18, 1940, in St. Louis to Mary “Velma” (née Gibson) and Grover Cleveland Jones, passed away peacefully on Nov. 1 with his wife, Lori, son, Peter, and daughter, Becky Hanrahan, by his side.

Fobian, Margaret Jane, born July 1, 1927, in Maplewood, Missouri, and gone to her Heavenly Home on Nov. 3, 2021. 

Shaw, Russell “Mickey,” Nov. 2, 2021. He leaves a brother, William R. Shaw; and 16 nieces and nephews. He was life-long resident of Kirkwood. He spent his life as a firefighter in Kirkwood. He retired in 1999 with rank of Assistant Fire Chief and Marshall.

Fann, Joan, of Kirkwood, Missouri, was born March 30, 1935, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Joseph and Evelyn (nee Hoffmeister) Fann and entered into rest Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Kirkwood, at the age of 86 years, six months and 15 days.

Sullivan, Daniel L. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Mary Patricia; loving father of Kevin (Malinda), Sean (Steve), Dennis (Jane, deceased), Bryan, deceased (Susan), and Brendan (Karen). He had 10 grandchildren: Cara Anne, Christopher, Andrew, Michael, Brendan Craig, Ryan, Olivia, C…

Zisser, John, 61, of Frontenac, Missouri, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at Bopp Chapel in Kirkwood, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Crestwood…

Osborne, Robert Allen, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Dayna Osborne (nee Thompson); dear father of Matthew Osborne of Kirkwood, Missouri, Mark (Anita) Osborne of Tyler, Texas, Brian Osborne of Salado, Texas, Christopher (Marla) Os…

Gerker, Virginia “Ginny Ann” (nee von Brunn), age 98, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Gerker; dearly loved mother of Judy Berra, Sally (Byron) Moritz, Jim (Sue) Gerker and Dan (Tina) Gerker; loving gran…

Desmond Jr., Edwin W. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Linda J. Desmond (nee Peterson); dear father of Julie Desmond, Amy (Mark) Zawalski, Susan (Ryan) Colombo and Jennifer (Josh) Sturm; dear grandfather of Michael (Eri…

Sullivan, Daniel L. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Mary Patricia; loving father of Kevin (Malinda), Sean (Steve), Dennis (Jane, deceased), Bryan, deceased (Susan), and Brendan (Karen). He had 10 grandchildren: Cara Anne, Christopher, Andrew, Michael, Brendan Craig, Ryan, Olivia, C…

Scharf, Loretto (nee McDonnell), of Kirkwood, Missouri, was born Sept. 5, 1920, in St. Louis and entered into rest Oct. 17, 2021, at the age of 101. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Scharf, Jr.; and son, William Scharf, III. She is survived by her children, Judith (the late …

Killeen Jr., James “Jimmy”, passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2021, at Barnes Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sally (Purcell); their unborn daughter (due February); parents Jim Sr. and Julie; siblings Annie (Ben Tracy), John, Michael (Catherine), Caroline, Christie, Ellen and …

Rullkoetter, Sharon (Simpson), died Monday, October 11 after a brief illness. Sharon was a life-long Webster Groves resident before her 2020 move to The Woodlands, Texas. 

A celebration of Mildred (Mason) Kent's life is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church, in Webster Groves, Missouri. A family gathering will be held from 2-3 p.m., with a chapel service at 3p.m., followed by a reception. Mildred went to be with Lord on May…

Buerk, Bob, of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Oct. 3, 2021, in the comfort of his home at 75 years old.

Mueller, Joseph H., died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Oct. 9, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Nancy; his children, James (Angela) Mueller, Chris Mueller, Greg (Lisa) Mueller, and Anne (Matthew) Mueller Nichols; as well as his adoring grandchildren, great grandchi…

Poholsky II, Thomas George, age 54, passed away Wed. Oct 6, 2021. Born in Kirkwood, Missouri, he was the first child of Tom  and Dory Poholsky. 

Adams, Clyde Donald “Don,” 77, of Kirkwood, Missouri, peacefully passed away on Oct. 8, 2021, surrounded by the love of his family. 

Wood, Floyd “Ed,” passed away at age 95 on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce Wood (nee Haberthier); loving father of Barbara Ann Wood, Benjamin Wood, Keith A. Wood, Kevin A. Wood, Floyd Wood III, Timothy M. Wood, the late Peter J. Wood, and the late Christi…

Jones, Dana L., 66, of St. Louis, Missouri, peacefully passed away on Oct. 1, 2021, surrounded by loved ones, after a difficult battle with lung cancer.

Mosby, Dr. Robert Joseph “Bob,” a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, died Tuesday, June 22 at the age of 94. A longtime resident of Kirkwood, “Dr. Bob” was a self-employed psychologist for 28 years, practicing until 2010, when he retired at the age of 83. 

Spence, Betty “Rams,” of Kirkwood, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. She had recently celebrated her 93rd birthday.

Thompson, Deane, 1940-2021. Deane Thompson passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. 

Jenkins, Benjamin T., June 3, 1994 - July 7, 2021. Join us to celebrate Ben’s life Friday, Oct. 15, from 4-8 p.m. at Kirkwood Park, 111 South Geyer Road, Lion’s Pavilion. Come and share your memories, photos, and stories with us. Parking near tennis courts or the Kirkwood Community Center pa…

Hoester, Elaine Douglass, 94, passed into peace on Sept. 17, 2021, in Kirkwood, Missouri. Hers was a life of simple joys, kindness to others and devotion to her husband, the late Honorable Robert G.J. Hoester, and children.