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.

Overfelt, Richard Dee, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 6, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thelma and Chester; and his beloved wife of 70 years, Myra, married on May 29, 1949. 

Williams, Derrick Eugene Joseph Ibe, son of David and Margaret Hall Williams passed January 1, 2022, age 31, departing this earthly life for his heavenly home.

Helle, Barbara, passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2022, at the age of 89. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she was a longtime resident of Webster Groves and worked at Webster Groves City Hall until she retired to Warrenton, Missouri. She is survived by her children, nieces and nephews, grandchild…

Brown, Stanley Douglas, passed away on Jan. 12, 2022, after a brief illness. He was 74 years old and lived in Town and Country. He was born in Los Angeles, and lived many years in Tulsa before moving to St. Louis.

Niemeyer, Herb, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. 

Smith, Donald, of Shrewsbury, was the beloved husband of 64 years to Margaret; father of Sandra Odenwald, Mary Ann Hoekel, D.J. Smith and Jo Ann Buckley; grandfather of Emma, Lucy, Michael, Trudy, Henry, George, John, Steven, Joseph, Mark, Clare, Emily and Melissa; and great-grandfather of Anna. 

Long, Julia (nee Bruemmer), 56, of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away Jan. 5, 2022, following a lengthy illness. Julie leaves her husband of 24 years, Steve Long.  Surviving are her mother, Estelle (Krebs) Bruemmer of Hillsboro, Illinois; brother David Bruemmer and wife Dala of Syracuse, Indian…

Thurman, Katie, (nee Becker) was born Aug. 27, 1973, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Jim and Kathy (nee Clogston) Becker, and unexpectedly passed at her home on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 48 years.

Moore, Jr., Fred W. “Bill,” born Nov. 11, 1931, passed away peacefully at age 90 on Dec. 18, 2021. He was a long-time Webster Groves resident and graduate of the Webster Groves High School Class of 1949. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953. 

Mohler, Nill G. “Nip.” Nip Mohler, lately of Creve Coeur, Missouri, and long-time resident of Kirkwood and Sunrise Beach, passed away on Dec. 29, 2021, at the age of 85 after a battle with Alzheimers. Born in Kirkwood, Missouri, to the late S. Nill Mohler and Lillian C. Mohler (nee Stertz), …

Simeone, Alberta K. (neé Kroner), long-time Webster Groves resident,  died on Dec. 29, 2021, at the age of 99, from natural causes. She is survived by her three children, Bruce Simeone, Rhonda Simeone, and Susan Denigan; her son-in-law, Jim Denigan; her sister-in-law, Rita Gralike; and sever…

Ott, Marjorie A., of Maryland Heights, Missouri, was born July 13, 1936, in Moberly, Missouri, to Myron and Mildred (nee Daniel) Spohrer, and entered into rest Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 85 years, five months and 16 days.

Mangan, Kathleen T., Jan. 1, 2022.  Visitation Tuesday, Jan. 11, 4-8 p.m. at Bopp Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road, Kirkwood.  Funeral Mass Wednesday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m., at St. Peter Church, Kirkwood.  

McSweeney, Edward P., 93, born March 17, 1928, passed away on Dec. 23, 2021. He was the son of the late Edward E. and Anna Thorson McSweeney.  

Christy, Claude James “Jim”, was born in Morgan City, Louisiana, across the bayou from an island granted to his great-great-grandfather for service in the War of 1812. He attended Sacred Heart School and LSU before becoming a Marine Corps officer and an agent and supervisor in Washington, DC…

Einspanier, James Anthony, 81, Baptized in Christ and home with his beloved, Ginny, Dec 22, 2021. He was the son of the late Marie and William Einspanier; brother of the late Bill, Mary Anne (Craven), and John;  cherished father of Lisa (Tom) Herbig and Stephen (Buffy) Einspanier; proud “Pop…

Carter, Thomas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at Mercy South. Tom was 54 years old, born on Aug. 30, 1967. He was the beloved son of Thomas and the late Rosetta Carter.  Tom is survived by his brother Marty (Jodi) Carter and his half-sister Laura Neumann. He was the dear uncle of Harr…

Schneider, Charlotte E., age 75, of Shrewsbury, Missouri, passed away after a more than 38-year battle with MS on Dec. 19, 2021.

Sanderson, Bob, age 75, husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, died in Kirkwood on Dec. 16, 2021, of Parkinson’s Disease following a bout of COVID.

Wainwright, Martha Colette. On Dec. 15, 2021, Colette’s spirit transcended this earth into the heavenly realms.

Wrobel, Lorraine “Lori” Louise (nee Jeske), peacefully passed from natural causes on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at the age of 85.

House, Kyndra Laurene (nee Messer-Brooks), 44, of O’Fallon, Illinois, passed away Dec. 6, 2021. A graduate of St. Peter Catholic School and Nerinx Hall High School, Kyndra was blessed with a commitment to family, compassion for the needs of others, and a passion for life. Kyndra was preceded…

Doyle, Mildred Mamie, was born Oct. 30, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri. She passed Dec. 8, 2021, peacefully at home in Arlington Heights, Illinois, at age 97.

Gottshall, Dolores E. “Dee” (1928-2021), age 93, of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Wayne Gottshall; loving mother of Diane Blanke, Glen (Leslie) Gottshall and Sharon (Mike) Vreeland; beloved grandmother of Brent (Daniell…

Harre, Linda Lee (nee Scheffing), age 74, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 3, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Collison, Hugh Charles, of Kirkwood, passed into glory on Dec. 9, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Roberta (Birchler) Collison; four children, Shonda (Charles) Johnson, Charlotte (Mike) McLaughlin, Ben (Shauna) Collison, and Stephen Collison; and 13 grandchildren. He was …

Friedrichs, Elizabeth Christine “Beth,” passed away on Dec. 11, 2021. She was born June 20, 1951, to the late Murry L. Bowlby and Rosemarie “Magi” Lewey (Jack) in St. Louis, Missouri. Beth is survived by her husband, William “Freddy” Friedrichs, of Kirkwood, Missouri; her son, Casey D. Fried…

Moore, Margaret (nee Smith), age 65, of Chesterfield, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 28. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Aug. 9, 1956, to Richard and Elizabeth Smith. She was married to Bradley Moore on Nov. 24, 1979. During their 42 years of marriage, Margaret and Bradley rai…

Miller, Frances Rose, passed away into the loving arms of her Savior on Saturday Nov. 27, 2021, at 104 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Nold; wife of Maxwell Miller, who died in 1988; mother of Linda (Roger) Vonder Bruegge;  grandmother of Scott (Erin) Vonder Brue…

Henry, Raymond Coleman, of Shrewsbury, passed away on Monday, Nov.  29, 2021.  He was the loving husband of Nancy (Noelker) Henry; beloved father of Laura Elizabeth Henry and Bridget Ann Schaefer (Donald); dear stepfather of Timothy, Matthew, Christopher, Kevin, and Molly McAvin; and devoted…

Landgraf, Opal R., 95, passed away at her residence in Kirkwood, Missouri, on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. She was the beloved wife of 66 years to the late Herman J. Landgraf (Bud); and wonderful mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend. Survivors include son Thomas (Rose) Landgraf; daughter,…

Cassani, Delores C. (nee Green), Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. She was the beloved wife for 71 years of Richard T. Cassani; dear mother of Richard M. (Sharon) Cassani, Ann Marie (Tony) Marino, Brian T. (Pat Taylor) Cassani, Mary T. (Larry) Bor…

Gravens, Daniel Lee. Dan was born on Feb. 6, 1937, to Georgia and Charles Gravens in Latonia, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky and graduated from Thomas More University in 1960. He earned a master’s degree in biology in 1969 from Southern Illinois University and a master’s in…

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.