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.

Hines, John Edward, passed away on Oct. 28, 2019, at the age of 90, and joined his beloved wife of 43 years, Anne E. Hines, who preceded him in eternal life on Oct. 5, 2015. John was born on Aug. 21, 1929 in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Michael John Hines and Barbara (Hoppe) Hines. He is survived…

Wheeler, Helen, of Kirkwood, Missouri, was born Dec. 3, 1929 in Kirkwood, Missouri to John and Marie (nee Meyer) Kohler and entered into rest Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 in Sunset Hills, Missouri at the age of 89 years, 11 months and 2 days.

Engelmeyer, Ralph F. (Coach) died peacefully on Nov. 5, 2019 at his home at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol (Hahn) Engelmeyer, sons Timothy, Michael, daughters-in-law Dana and Erin and grandchildren Avery, Sam, Luke, Blake, Zach, and Caroline. Ralph had an underg…

Buechler, Dolores Jean, 86, of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed away on Oct. 23, 2019 with family by her side.

Vandewater, Garneita Rita ‘Nita’, nee Gramann, 93, died peacefully with family by her side, Nov. 4, 2019. She was born Jan. 24, 1926, in South St Louis. Nita was loving known as Nina by her great grandchildren.

Weidman, James F. “Jim,” passed away on Nov. 1, 2019. Jim believed passionately in the arts and their ability to provide a platform for the world to communicate and get along together.

Johnson, Eleanor Margaret, Oct. 1, 1917 to Aug. 23, 2019. Eleanor was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with her degree in elementary education. She taught school from 1939 until WWII broke out in 1941. She returned to Iowa City and worked as a sec…

Cressler, Fredna Parker passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Vernon Cressler, loving mother of Chris (Lynn) Cressler, cherished grandmother of James and Carly Cressler, dear aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

Myers, Donald N. passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Jeanette Myers (nee Kick); dear father of Steve (Linda) Myers and the late Don Myers; dear grandfather of Mel (Bill) Samisch and Susie (Jason) Krull; dear great-grandfather of Allison and Emily Samisch and St…

James, John Raymond was born in St. Louis, MO, on Oct. 31, 1939 to Charles Woodard James and Lucille D. James. John departed this life on Oct. 10, 2019, just short of his 80th birthday.

Zelle, Donald L., 81, passed away on Oct. 22, 2019, in Kirkwood, Missouri. He was the devoted husband of the late Barbara Zelle (nee Parks); father of Theodora Zelle and Nicola Zelle and stepfather of Michael Perry, Daniel Perry, Roger Perry and Laura Bettag; grandfather of Melissa, Steven, …

Munroe, Hugh G., age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Beloved husband of 60 years to Maria L. Munroe (nee Cherner); loving father of Robert (Amy) Munroe and Cindy Munroe; cherished grandfather of Cora Jane, Ross, and Jonathan Munroe; dear brother of the late Don (Jane) …

Daly, Andrew P. passed away Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. Beloved husband of Merideth Daly (nee Long), Loving son of the Late Francis and Mary Jo Daly; dear brother of Jim (Brenda Johnson) Ewinger, Barbara (Nathan) Housman, Pat (Gayle), Marianne Stratton, Bob (Heidi Arambarri-Daly), Margie (Steve)…

Neeb, Rev. Dr. Larry W., a 24-year resident of Kirkwood and long-time member of Christ Lutheran Church in Webster Groves, died on October 20, shortly after celebrating his 80th birthday.

Koch, Joan Ellen (Nee Laciny) of Hillsboro Missouri, born Feb. 15, 1951, gently slipped away on Sept. 2, 2019, ending many years of profound debilitation due to MS. Beloved wife and best friend to Joseph Koch. Loving mother of Wonder Koch and Star Craven. She was a dear sister, sister-in-law…

Maltagliati, Alan was baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at the age of 55. Beloved father of Patrick (Ellie) Maltagliati; loving son of Joanna (nee Colombo) and the late Angelo Maltagliati; dear brother of Mark (Gloria), David (Janet) and Paul (Janet) Malt…

Craver, Clara, noted area chemist, passed away in her sleep early Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2019, in Ballwin, Missouri. She was 94 years old.

Dickerhoff, Kathryn M. Hall, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Beloved wife of the late George W. Hall and the late Leroy Dickerhoff; dear mother of Cheryl (Claude) Provance, Kathleen Foley and the late Raymond W. Hall; dear grandmother of four, great-grandmother of nine, great-great- grand…

Cooper, Carole Jane, age 73, died Sept.  27, 2019, in Fort Myers, Florida,  following an extended struggle with Parkinson’s and its associated complications. She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Bob Speckert;  her sister Susan (Bruce) West; two nieces — Cindy (Jason) Fowler, Liz (Fran…

Kinder, Don H. went to the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Son of the late Fred F. Kinder and Dorothy L. Kinder (nee Lewis). His loving wife and best friend was Patricia A. Kinder (nee Bays). He was a member of Kirkwood Baptist Church. Mr. Kinder enjoyed Cardinal Baseball games, fishing, gard…

MacKenzie, Jennifer. Jennifer died in the arms of her family — Bruce, her husband of 49 years, her son Josh (Jera) and daughter Clare the morning of Oct. 1. She was beloved and a most loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend and is survived also by two grandsons, Nathan (Ca…

Frank, Dolores. Dodie died on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. Beloved wife of Jerroy A. Frank; mother of Amy Frank Kohlbecker (Todd) and Chris A. Frank (Megan) both of St. Louis; grandmother to Cloe Elizabeth Frank (20), Lily Olivia Frank (16) and Luke “Spike” Kohlbecker (16); sister to David Miller (…

Gibbons, Michael “shuffled off this mortal coil” on Oct. 15, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Dutson, Bess A., loving wife of the late R. James Dutson, passed away on Sept. 26, 2019, at age 103. Bess was predeceased by her parents, Clinton and Jenny Aydelotte, her sister, Mary Louise Eno, niece Kathleen Carlson and nephew Dennis Sharp.

Stein, Joseph. Services for Joseph Stein, 69 of Branson, formerly of Kirkwood, were held Oct. 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Branson.

Bachman, Shirley Marie, age 94, passed peacefully on Oct. 5, 2019.  Born to Albert & Eva Lishen on May 18, 1925, she graduated from Webster Groves High School in 1943 and the University of Missouri—Columbia in 1947.  She was a beloved wife to late husband, Verman, mother to late son, Cli…

Bailey, Thomas “Beetle” Richard passed away on Sept. 26, 2019 at the age of 70. He was the beloved husband of Grace Bailey (Klocke) of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri; He is survived by his son, Todd (Angela) Anselm of Fallon, NV; daughter, Carmen (Marc) Breckenridge of Dardenne Prairie, Missouri…

Young, Judith Hill (Judy) Passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at the age of 79. Judy is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, David, her children, Kathy (George) Sutton, Beth (Mike) Rappold and grandchildren Erik, Connor, Sydney, Cassidy (Sutton), Emma, Drew (Rappold); …

King, Robert E. “Bob” passed away peacefully at his home, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Beloved husband of Donamay (Weiland) King; dear father of Valerie (Mark) Puett, Edwin King, Shari (Stephen) Smith, Steven (Sharon) King, Susanna King and Terry (Jackie) King; grandfather of Christine, Robert, Ky…

Hoyer, Stephen, 65 years, of Kirkwood, Missouri , on Sept. 25, 2019.

Fearn, Jack Michael, 17, passed away at 10:24 a.m. on Sept. 26, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Jack was born on Oct. 24, 2001, in St. Louis; son of Scott Fearn and Marisa May, both of St. Louis. He is survived by his parents.

O’Connell, Anne Travis, 93, of Chesterfield, passed away peacefully Sept. 15.  Adored wife of the late Robert F. O’Connell, beloved mother of Peggy (Bill) Luth, Anne (Doug) Albrecht, John (Anita) O’Connell and Sally (Jay) Nicholson; treasured Nana of Libby (Jesús Llorca) Luth, Matt (Lili) Lu…

Deutschmann, George F. Sunday September 22, 2019. Beloved husband of Kathryn (nee Pope) for 55 years; loving father of George Deutschmann and Kristine (James) Barker; proud grandfather of Andrew, Anna, Grace, Grant, and Gabrielle; dear son of the late Clarence and Nora Deutschmann; dear brot…

Hawken, Helen Hall (Tiny) passed away peacefully Sept 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm at Sunrise of Webster Groves. Helen was born Sept. 2, 1922 in St Louis, Missouri to Melville B Hall & Helen Hall. She married Thomas Montgomery Hawken July 5, 1945 and was predeceased by her husband Thomas, her par…

Stoll, Richard Eugene “Dick”, devoted husband to Betsy (née Brawley), died on September 12, 2019, at the age of 91. He is survived by his children Mark ( Lyn) Stoll, Bonnie (Mike) Dumpert and John (Jill) Stoll. He also leaves grandchildren Alex, Erin, Ian, Noah, Hannah and Mara and great gra…

DeChristo, David E. of Kirkwood, Missouri passed away September 4, 2019, leaving family and friends to forever cherish his memory. David served as an Air Force Sgt. (12/66 – 6/69), retired AB Electrician, and a Divine Science Minister. Services at Unity Church Sept. 28 at 2 p.m.

Brennan MD, Robert Vincent “Doc,” age 98, passed peacefully on Sept. 11, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Jinx Brennan (nee Jenkins). Loving father of the late Betty Moriarity (John), Barbara Sanders, James (Pat), Mary Jotte (Rick), Tom (Claire), and Ed (Jill). Proud P…

Whitley, Clyde “Buck” Efird, 97 of Webster Groves died Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Laclede Groves Lutheran Senior Services Care Center. Mr. Whitley was born on June 25, 1922 in Washington, D.C. to Puah Catherine Efird and Lawrence Butler Whitley. He married the love of his life, Leona Pearl…

Emas, Betty J. (nee Gipson), passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Beloved wife of the late David Emas, Sr.; loving mother of Alma Jean Emas, Sherry (Jim) Guidry, David (Jari Haag) Emas, Jr., Gary (Mickey) Emas, Rick (Joan) Emas, Lisa (Kevin) Cushing; d…

Bell, Edith M. (nee Muetze) on Monday, September 9, 2019. Beloved wife of the late John Howard Bell. Dear mother of John (Patrice) Bell, Jr. Dear grandmother of Jessica (Matt Comegys) Bell, John (Amanda) Bell III, and Alex (fiancé Brittany Hahn) Bell. Dear great-grandmother of Max, Miles, an…

Long, Deborah, DMD. Passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019.  Survived by husband, Randy, son, Michael Coon (Hannah), daughter, Stephanie Curley (Ross), sisters Susan McQuiggan (Ralph), Sally Lester (Bill), Jen Meister (Drew); brothers, Warren Long (Gail), Michael Long (Connie), Patrick Long (…

Richards, Jr., Robert Griffith, of Webster Groves, MO, passed away on September 4, 2019. “Bob” was born July 18, 1924 in Utica, New York to the late Robert Griffith and Edith Jones Richards, Welsh immigrants.

Robinson, Robert “Bob.” Born April 20, 1953. Passed away Aug. 27, 2019. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved anything outdoors, however, his greatest love was for his grandchildren, Melanie, Emily, Jackson and So…

Barney, David (Duff) Aug. 25, 2019. Beloved husband of 37 years to Nancy Barney (nee Hogg). Brother of Robin (Roxanna) Worth.

Dinkel, Christopher Fogarty, son of Dr. Kathryn Fogarty and Rick Dinkel of Pasadena, California, and grandson of Dr. William and Joanne Fogarty of Webster Groves. He was born on Sept. 4, 1998, and died after a tragic fall on Aug. 17, 2019.

Johnson, Gloria (nee Waits) of University City, Missouri, formerly of Webster Groves, went to be with the Lord peacefully on Monday, August 26, 2019, at the age of 88. She was a loving mother and a dedicated Christian.