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.

Miller, Jacqueline Lee, 94, died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 18, 2020, with her family by her side. She was born to Jesse and Margaret Eisberg Hayes on Dec. 12, 1926, and grew up in Columbia,  Missouri, graduating from the MU lab school. Jackie was a long-time resident of Webster Groves …

LeFevre III, Dr. Philip Joseph of Glendale, Missouri, died Feb. 8, 2021, in a tragic plane accident. His son, Philip Joseph LeFevre IV, also perished in the crash. Dr. LeFevre was born July 9, 1935, in South Bend, Indiana, to Henry LeFevre and Agnes (Steinbrunner) LeFevre. He was married 54 …

LeFevre IV, Philip Joseph of Sunset Hills, Missouri, died Feb. 8, 2021, in a tragic plane accident. His father, Dr. Philip Joseph LeFevre III, also perished in the crash. Philip was born March 6, 1973, in Springfield, Missouri, to Dr. Philip Joseph LeFevre III and Patricia (Adams) LeFevre, b…

Krechel, Sally Ann (nee Glaves), 92, born Aug. 4, 1928, and died Feb. 11, 2021. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to the late Donald C. Krechel; mother of Patsy Joy Krechel, Jeannette Kathryn (Harry) Batt, and Deborah Ann (Giuseppe) Aliperti; loving grandmother and great-grandmother. 

Griffin, Leslie, age 62, passed away Feb. 14, surrounded by her loving family, after fighting a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer with grace and strength. 

Hartle, Alice, beloved wife of 61 years to Gary L. Hartle; devoted mother to Gary Robert Hartle, Melissa (Matthew) Cochran, and cherished stepmother to Tina Mason; loving grandmother to Ashley, Joshua Robert, Kate, and Jordan Faye; dearest great grandmother to Marcie and the late Jenson Robe…

Hughes, Mary Vivian, age 94, passed away Feb. 5, 2021, in Arkansas with family.  She was born Dec. 3, 1926, in Butler County, Missouri, to the late John William (JW) and Myrtle Lucinda Dodd. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Bill; nine sisters; and four brothers.

Norton, Donald F., age 87, passed away on Aug. 25, 2020, at his home in Portland, Oregon. He is survived by daughters Celeste, Valerie (Darrell), and Donna (Mike); four grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Kama and Dayna; and his brother Gerald. His son, Brian, passed away in 1998. 

Hoffman, Colleen (nee Jenkins), age 88, passed away on Dec. 10, 2020. She was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to Dan and Lillie Mae Jenkins on Dec. 8, 1932. She is survived by her children Celeste, Valerie (Darrell) and Donna (Mike); four grandchildren; her two cats and one dog. Her youngest chi…

Kamps, Shirley Jeanette, asleep in Jesus. She was the beloved wife of Donald Martin Kamps; cherished mother of Heather Kamps and Adam Kamps (Emily); and loving grandmother of Emma, Addison, Abigail, and Elizabeth Peugh and Connor and Paige Kamps.

Johnson, Helen Griffin of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed peacefully with her family at her side on Feb. 2, 2021.

Shaw, Frances J., “Jane”, a longtime resident of Kirkwood (class of 1953), died Saturday, Jan.  30, 2021. Mrs. Shaw was the wife of the late Bobby E. Shaw; mother of Steven B. (Linda) Shaw, Douglas L. (Donna) Shaw and the late Bobby E. Shaw, Jr.; grandmother of six; great-grandmother of 12; …

Spurgeon, Kent Douglas of Kirkwood took his final flight on Jan. 16, 2021. Born in 1942  of Gladys and Clifford Spurgeon, he is survived by sister, Pamela, of San Antonio, Texas.

Williamson, Barbara Kearney, 78, beloved wife of Wayne A. Williamson of Hayward, Wisconsin, died Jan. 20 at home, succumbing to a fourth type of cancer after beating three others over 33 years.

John Joseph (Jack) Anderson Sr., retired assistant chief with the Webster Groves Fire Department, died on Jan. 29, 2021. He was 68 years old.

Compton, Carl Gene went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce Compton (nee Bryeans); dear father of Keith Compton, Debbie Roth, Cherie (Mark) Eames, and Pam (Kenny) Nollau; dear grandpa of Jessica Eaton, Amanda, Carly, and Lily Compto…

Brady, James Ambrose “Jim,” resting in the arms of our Lord, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. Jim was born Aug. 13, 1930, in the Bronx, New York, to Anne and Richard “Dick” Brady, Sr., who preceded him in death.  He graduated All Hallows High School in 1946 and attended Iona College until graduation…

Koeln, Katherine (Kay), 100, who was residing at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and who was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and previously lived in Perryville, Kirkwood and Rock Hill, Missouri, died on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, from respiratory failure at Asbury’s Wilson Healt…

Wintermantel, Janet Martha, age 94, died on Jan. 22, 2021, due to congestive heart failure, at the Mary Culver Nursing Home for Visually Impaired Women in Kirkwood, Missouri.  She was born on Jan. 1, 1927, in St. Louis,  Missouri, daughter of Clinton C. Aydelott and Jenny Pratt Aydelott.

Piotraschke, June, 91, of Owensville, Missouri, formerly of  Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville.

Wilkins, Jacqueline Cooke, of Concordia House in Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at the age of 95.

Williams, Bruce Allen. Bruce Williams, 74, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, with his beloved wife Trish by his side, as she has been for 52 years. Bruce also leaves behind his dearly loved daughter Katie (Jason) Graham and his adored grandchildren Hunter and Madison.

Williamson, Barbara Ann (nee Kearney), 78, beloved wife of Wayne A. Williamson of Hayward, Wisconsin, died Jan. 20 at home, succumbing to a fourth type of cancer after beating three others over 33 years. 

Hipps, Madonna Evelyn (née Johnson), while surrounded by her family, entered the presence of her precious Savior, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 19, 2021, at the age of 83. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on Aug. 6, 1937, the fourth of six children.

Lemp, Judith Hill, 91, died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2021, at her home in Webster Groves,  surrounded by family, friends and loved ones. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ian Hill, and by her husband Mark Lemp, the love of her life. She is survived by her four children, Ann Lemp (Bob Ke…

Knuckles, Matthew, veteran, Former Alderman of Rock Hill, Missouri, president of NAPFE local 912, and president of the Greater St. Louis Black Media Coalition, passed on Jan. 22, 2021. 

Luth, Frederick J., fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Lois M. Luth and son-in-law Timothy Thornton. He was a dear father to Carol (Keith Schuette) Viamontes, Terry T…

Campbell, Jessica Marie, age 38, passed away at home in Portland, Oregon, on Dec. 29, 2020. She is survived by her son Oliver, 11, husband Daniel, and mother Heyden. 

Bononi, Betty J. (nee Davenport), 95, passed away on Jan 22, 2021. She was preceded in death by husband Alfred Bononi, Jr.; sister Virginia Ruhland; brother Gordon Davenport; and great-grandson Gunnar Bononi. She is survived by twin sister Edie (Tommy) Williams; children Linda (Joe) Orso, La…

Fick, Wayne, age 90, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. A graduate of University City High School (1948) and St. Louis University (1953), he joined the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean War and the Missouri Air National Guard, retiring with the rank of Captain. Wayne was proud of his mil…

Edgerley, Mary R., 89, passed away peacefully at her home in Kirkwood, Missouri, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Lemp, Judith Hill, 91, died peacefully, on Jan. 9, 2021, at her home in Webster Groves, surrounded by family, friends and loved ones. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ian Hill, and by her husband Mark Lemp, the love of her life. She is survived by her four children, Ann Lemp (Bob Ke…

Jockenhoefer, Noël Turner, 28, passed away unexpectedly in Webster Groves, Missouri, on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. 

Gilbert, Richard L. (Dick) died peacefully at Mercy hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, of congestive heart failure.

Berner, John Carl, was born Aug. 19, 1954, and passed away Jan. 17, 2021. He was the son of the late Jim Berner, Sr. and Gwen Zeiter Berner. John was the loving father of daughter Jaye Berner; brother to Jim Berner (Ryan and Ben) and sisters Julie (Bob) Graves (Jessica, Katie, Karey), and Je…

Schuchardt, Richard. Coach Richard Schuchardt passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.

Woolf, Jimmie Dale, 75 years old, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 23, surrounded by his family.

Laster, Lois M. Lois was a dedicated Christian, baptized at an early age at Saint Paul AME Church. She was the third of eight children, born to Gailton and Bertha Moore on March 22, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, where she attended Waring Elementary and Vashon High School.

McCormick, Thelma D. (nee Weidler) was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at the age of 94. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold E. McCormick; dear mother and mother-in-law of Dennis (deceased) (Gay) McCormick and Steven (Marjorie) McCormick; loving grandma of …

Breight, Mary Catherine (nee Maurer),  was fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Breight; dear mother of Edward (Debbie) Breight, Jr., Stephen (Lisa) Breight and Alan (Donna) Breight; loving grandmother of Susan…

Brennan, Thomas G. Jr., 97, of Kirkwood, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. He was a son, brother, father, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend.

Arbini, Eugene Adam was baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Rita Arbini (nee Rouch); loving father of Deb (Tim) McNamee, Dan (Kathi) Arbini and Mike (Nancy) Arbini; dearest grandfather of Jennifer, Michael (Rachel), P…

Vaughn, Gerald T. “Gerry,” passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at age 87. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecile E. Vaughn (nee Swain) for 62 years; loving father of Scot (Bonnie) Vaughn, Cherie Vaughn, and the late Sherileen Vaughn; cherished grandfather of Megan and Morgan Vaughn…

Rau, Mary Jewell McBee, 96, long time resident of Glendale, Missouri, passed away Dec. 18, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center from complications due to COVID-19.

Slais, Mary Martha was born on the first day of summer 1931, and passed away on Jan. 2, 2021, at the age of 89. She was the beloved daughter of Gladys Buckner, affectionately known as “Mamie.” Mary spent her childhood in Springfield, where she graduated from Greenwood High School in 1949. 

Knobbe, Janet, 62, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, due to complications from a brain tumor. She was born on Nov. 25, 1958, in St. Louis, Missouri, to her parents Marlene (Jack Parsons) Knobbe-Parsons and the late Donald A. Knobbe Sr. In April of 1987, she married…

Mansour, Edward John, M.D., joined his parents John and Herminia, Aunt Pilar, and brother Tony in heaven on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on Dec. 21, 1937, in Miami, Arizona, and became an Eagle Scout and co-captain of his award-winning high school football team.…

Phillips, Sallie Lou Multack, 91, passed away in the afternoon of New Year’s Day, a week before her 92nd birthday. Her daughter and loving caregiver Rhonda Simril were by her side.

Ferguson, Patricia Jane “Patsy,” 1931-2020, went home to meet her Lord and Savior in the company of those she loved on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 89. Patricia is survived by: her daughters Becky Coulter and Lori Kraatz; grandchildren Mark (Lauren) Block, …