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.

Ferrenbach, Barbara (nee Lippert), life-long resident of Webster Groves, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. 

Schwab, Rebecca “Becky” was born Oct. 27, 1984 and passed away Jan. 17, 2020. Becky was the loving daughter to Christine Ferrall Pritchard and Steve Donald Schwab. She was the sister to Frankie and Mary LeBeau. She was a dear niece, cousin and friend. She will be missed by many. A celebratio…

Koebbe, Ron was born July 18, 1943, and passed away Jan. 18, 2020. He was a long time resident of Kirkwood.

Brace, Robert James. Bob was born in 1942 in Superior, Wisconsin to H.W. “Wid” Brace and Katharine (Link) Brace. He passed away on Dec. 10, 2019 after a brief stay at Hope Hospice. 

Fleisher, Carol Joan (née Murphy) passed away Jan. 9, 2020. She was born Sept. 10, 1934 and grew up in Fremont, Michigan, where she served as a drum majorette and was co-valedictorian of her high school class. 

Bennett, Sr., Robert Lee was born April 19, 1928 and passed away Jan. 8, 2020. He was a long time resident of Webster Groves. 

Thomas, Marian, a longtime Kirkwood resident, passed away on Dec. 5, 2019. She was 97. 

Sprick, Julius J.W. passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Madelyn Sprick (nee Hase); dear father of David (Candace) and Daniel (Ellen) Sprick; dear grandfather of Briana (Steven) Sprick Schuster, Tyson (Kelsey), David, Trey and Will Sprick; dear great-grandfather o…

Leonard, Walter T. “Bud,” passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 at the age of 96. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ginna Smith Leonard for 10 years. He was the dear husband of the late Peggy (Reichardt) Leonard for 62 years and the dearest Father of Kathie (Mike) Phi…

Kirchherr, Eugene C., a professor emeritus of Western Michigan University who taught in the school’s geography department for 37 years, died Jan. 1, 2020, in St. Louis. He was 91.

Green, Georgia Jane (Nee Kuhlmann)  passed away Jan. 2, 2020. Mrs. Green was born Feb. 22, 1931 to Henry Norman Kuhlmann and Josephine Klotz Kuhlmann of Webster Groves. She was the loving wife of Robert C. Green for 64 years. 

Shoulberg, Kenneth Wood, 99, of Valley Park, Missouri and a longtime resident of Webster Groves, died Dec. 26, 2019.

Davis III, George C. died Dec. 14, 2019 of heart failure. He was the 4th of 7 generations of the Davis family who have lived in Kirkwood. The trumpeter earned a degree in music education from Howard University and was commissioned in the US Air Force Reserves and served active duty in German…

James, William (Bill) Francis passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, Dec. 7, 2019. Bill was born in St. Louis on Sept. 23, 1940, to Evelyn Marian (Zimmermann) and Harry Marshall James. He graduated from Southwest High School and the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he earned his …

Nicolai, Imogene (nee Immell) passed away Nov. 27, 2019. She was the dear wife of the late Charles Nicolai, M.D.; loving mother of Julie Nicolai; and dear sister of the late Dell Immell.

Criscione, James R., M.D. James was a veteran of WWII, serving 44 years in the military, ending as a flight surgeon in the Air National Guard. He practiced thoracic surgery in St. Louis for over 34 years and was a pioneer in the implantation of pacemakers.

Kinser Hudson, Brenda Kay was called home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Nov. 30, 2019.  She was the beloved mother of Jeremy Hudson, Tim (Angie) Hudson, Greg (Kelsey) Hudson; grandmother of Isaac, Dominic, Annalyn, Declan, Natalie, Thomas, William; sister of Paul (Pegi) Kinser, Den…

Kaplan, CC. Our dear and beloved girl went to frolick freely in heaven on Dec. 17, 2019. She leaves behind her devoted parents Becky and Matt, her unwavering siblings Noah, Lucas and Livia, along with extended family and numerous playmates. She never met another living being — human or anima…

Skirvin, Freda Estelle (Smith), age 93, passed away on Dec. 8, 2019. Born on Nov. 14, 1926 in Albany, Kentucky, Freda went on to become a world-traveler, gracious hostess, beloved elementary school principal and loyal friend and active correspondent to dozens of family members, friends and c…

Duwe, Pat, 91, died peacefully Dec. 3, 2019, joining her husband Bill Duwe. She is survived by her children; Maggie, David and Daniel Duwe and her sister, Judy Motzel. Her passing was preceded by her parents’; Ada (nee Scott) and Frederick Wulfmeyer and her son Frederick Duwe. Donations: Alz…

Reed, Victoria Clare, precious newborn daughter of Nicholas Charles and Hannah Michelle (Cavanaugh) Reed, of Holts Summit, was gently received in heaven on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Payne, Ronald Walter of Glen Arbor, Michigan, passed away on Dec. 3, 2019.  He was 86.

Clark, Dorothy Anne. With sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Dorothy Anne Clark on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, who died peacefully at her daughter’s home in Virginia.

Lerch, Mary Florence (nee Collins) died Dec. 6, 2019, surrounded by three generations of adoring family — her youngest daughter Joan, her grandson Brian Collins, and her greatgrandaughter Emma, who had arrived the day before to celebrate her milestone birthday. She was aware of their presenc…

Lehman, Ralph S. passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2019, at age 97. He was the longtime CEO of Edgewood Children’s Center in Webster Groves, Missouri. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton, Kansas.

Compton, Joyce (nee Bryeans) went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Carl Gene Compton; dear mother of Keith Compton, Debbie Roth, Cherie (Mark) Eames, and Pam (Kenny) Nollau; dear grandma of Jessica Eaton, Amanda, Carly, and Lily Compton, Laura…

Carlson, Susan T. (nee Tripp) passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. She was a beloved partner, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and lover of life. Her bright smile and her presence will be greatly missed.

Richardson, Nelda Margaret (Martin) passed away peacefully at Aberdeen Heights in Kirkwood, Missouri on Sept. 26, 2019 at age 98. She dedicated her life to serving others; even as her abilities waned, she continued to comfort, encourage, and help those around her. She is survived by her son:…

Duffey, Robert James, 76, of Kirkwood, Missouri entered into rest Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

Hunt, Eleanor Burch (Bunny), R.N., Sept. 30, 1930 - Nov. 24, 2019. Bunny, Mom, Gma went home to Jesus on Nov. 24, 2019. Bunny was preceded to paradise by her parents, Robert T. and Eleanor C. Burch, her sister Florence (Toddie) Cristofv, her brothers-in-law Robert John Hunt and Anthony J. Ca…

Steffen, John, 92, WWII Navy veteran, passed away on Veteran’s Day. John and his childhood sweetheart Coralynn were born, raised and married in Chicago. They had four children, eight grandchildren and eight great -grandchildren. They lived in Southern Illinois before retiring |to Florida.

Sheridan, Nancy J (Daume), of Kirkwood, Missouri, and a long-time resident of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2019 at the age of 75.  She is survived by her husband Dr. John Sheridan of Kirkwood; her siblings Patricia Christian (Jim) of Naples, Florida and Joseph…

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.