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.

Markowski, Marie Vlatkovich, 97, entered heaven on May 2, 2021, after suffering from a fractured tibia in March. She is survived by three sons: Jack (Patricia), Bob (Susie), and Tom (Kellye); seven grandchildren: Renee, John, Mike (Karen), Katie (Christo), Anna, Claira (Alex), and Aliy; thre…

Brucker, Mary Ellen. Mary Ellen (Mellon) was born in Seattle, Washington, moving with her family to the Philippines in 1928. The family moved in 1938, settling in Mill Valley, California. Mary Ellen attended Stanford University (‘47), where she was an editor of the Stanford Daily.

Slazinik, Michael E. passed away Monday, April 26, 2021. He was the loving father of Chelsea Slazinik; best friend and former husband of Cheryl Slazinik; dear son of the late Donald and Rae Jean Slazinik; dear brother of Sandy (Steve) Meeks, Cindy (Chris) Dalton and the late Richard Slazinik…

Reinwart, Bonnie, fortified with the sacrament of Holy Mother Church, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the age of 86.  

Heininger, Mary B. (nee Weir), 96, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Mary was the beloved wife of the late Rev. Edward K. Heininger; loving mother of Marsha (Carl) Ramey, Margot (Bob) Olsen, Jim (Leeann) Heininger, and the late Mark Heininger; dear mother-in-law of Jenny Seydel; dear gran…

Kilpatrick, Sally C. entered heaven on April 11, 2021, at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lora and Luther Canard; and her sister, Geniveve Reynolds, of Clover Bend, Arkansas. She is survived by her two daughters, Kathy Stanley and Lora Berthold; and her two sons-in-l…

Lawder, Robert “Bob” Charles won his battle on April 26, 2021, and ascended into the arms of his savior. Born Oct. 6, 1951, Bob built his life and his family on the foundations of strength, humility, understanding, and most of all, love. Bob spent his time on this planet bringing his dreams …

McDaniel, Walter, of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed awayApril 27, 2021, at age 74. Visitation is Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Mortuary in Kirkwood, 10301 Big Bend Road. Graveside service private.

Dietz, Dick, 68, of Kirkwood, Missouri, peacefully passed at home March 12, 2021, surrounded by his family. Dick was valiant in his fight with cancer during the past year. Saturday, May 15, a memorial Mass will be celebrated at Annunciation Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Live stream: goannunciat…

Stanfield, Kevin will be missed. A loving father, son, brother and mechanic. Oakdale Cemetery (graveside services) Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Plag, John Albert, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 22, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Crickenberger) for 66 years; loving dad of son, Mark Plag (Darlene) and daughter, Susan Blank (Richard); loving grandpa to grandchildren Jason Plag (Ann), Nathan Plag (Alexandra), R…

Nelson, Mike, of St. Louis, Missouri, was born Sept. 8, 1961, in St. Louis, to Roy and Patricia (nee Kniepman) Nelson and entered into rest Monday, April 19, 2021, in Wildwood, Missouri, at the age of 59 years, 7 months and 11 days.

Park, Caroline Mary, 20, passed Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Caroline was a beloved daughter of Kelly (Weber) and Nathaniel Park; loving sister of Ellen Park; granddaughter of Jane and the late Norbert Weber, Margaret and the late Rolland Haun, and Helen and the late Rev. Howard Park; and a dear…

Finch, John F., born Sept. 15, 1935, passed away peacefully in his home on April 20, 2021, at age 85. 

Barnett, Susan. “I’m happy the way I am. I have my friends and family, and that’s the way it’s going to stay.” —George Hendrick, St. Louis Cardinal

Antoine, Jr., Louis “Skip”  was born Sept. 15, 1936, to the late Louis Antoine Sr. and Florence (nee Bringhurst). He passed away suddenly at his home April 11, 2021, at the age of 84 years. 

Emanuel, Arthur Samuel, 89, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021, surrounded by love.  

Menolascino, Marian Elaine Fehlig, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on Oct. 20, 1954. She married Michael Frank Menolascino in Union City, California, in 1978 and together they had six children.

Nordmann, Bernard “Bernie” Charles. Fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church, Bernard Charles Nordmann went home to God on April 14, 2021. 

Schell, Gary Lee, 65, sailed into the mystic before dawn on April 7. Gary was born and raised in Jerseyville, Illinois, and is the sixth of Ray and Aggie Schell’s 13 children. Gary is survived by his wife of nearly 43 years, Joann, and their four children: Anna and her husband, Tom; Vince an…

Holmes, Tom.  Tom was born Feb. 7, 1943, and passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Joan Holmes; dear father of Tom (Megan) Holmes and Erin (Jon) Ramirez; dear grandfather of five; dear brother of Steve (Kris) Holmes.

Lamont, Lanny of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, entered into rest on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at the age of 83.

Hunsinger, Gloria L. (nee Schaeffer) passed away peacefully on April 2, 2021, at the age of 97, joining her husband, the late Edward G. Hunsinger. She was preceded in death by parents Walter and Mercia Schaeffer, and brothers Donald (Evelyn) and Richard Schaeffer. She was the devoted mother …

McNeely, Beverly J., passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Born in St. Louis, Missouri on Aug. 5, 1937, she is survived by her husband of 60 years, Paul W. McNeely; children: Jane McNeely of Dallas, Texas; Jill (Mike) Braucher of Ogden, Utah; and grandchildren, Grace and Will Braucher. She …

Downes, Rosemary Theresa (nee Power) went home to Jesus on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11, 2021. Rosemary was born the fourth and youngest child of Anthony and Marie (nee Grummel) Power on May 2, 1934. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Margaret (Walter) Murphy and Regina …

Hedderig, Helen (nee Mangelly) asleep in Jesus, Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at age 101. She was the loving mother of Linda Hedderig and Charles Hedderig; loving grandmother of Lisa Marie (Keith) Dawkins and Amanda Lee Arthur; dear great-grandmother of Keith Dawkins Jr., Austin Dawkins, Jennifer…

Tisdale, Judith (nee Lorenz) of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones. She is survived by daughters Miriam Murphy, Jennifer Gosnell, and granddaughter Maggie Gosnell. Please visit www.boppchapel.com for more information.

Stoll, Betsy B. Betsy Byard Brawley Stoll died on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at age 89. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 67 years, Richard (“Dick”) Stoll, and is survived by her children, Mark (Lyn) Stoll, Bonnie (Mike) Dumpert, and John (Jill) Stoll; as well as grandchildren…

Sulze, Joseph William, anointed with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church and surrounded by his family, passed peacefully to new life on April 2, 2021. He was the husband of Jane Venneman Sulze for over 60 years; and the father of Johanna (Schuyler) Shipley and Paul Sulze. He was the son of …

Johnson, Marilee A. (nee Pauly), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on March 31, 2021, at the age of 93. Marilee was the beloved wife of 59 years of the late Don L. Johnson; dearest mom of Donna Lee (James) Willman and Deborah Ann Johnson; loving grandmother of Christian Stu…

Kramer, Kay Michael, retired book designer and fine press printer extraordinaire, passed away peacefully on Good Friday, April 2, at the de Greeff Hospice House. He was 81 years old.

McKee, Cheryl Ann. Cheryl Ann (Foresta) McKee said her last goodbyes on March 30, 2021. She will be missed by her surviving three children, Mac (Mary) McKee; Kate (Scott) Birdsong; and Liz (Bob Madden) McKee. She will be remembered by her favorite people, her grandchildren: Sara, Alison, Ame…

Hannaford, Joann V., 92, of Iowa City and formerly of St. Louis, died unexpectedly from a recent diagnosis of metastatic colon cancer on Friday, April 2, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

Theirl, James Raymond passed away at home in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 22, 2021. James, “Jim,” was born in 1928, in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He was the beloved husband of Bernadine Anne Theirl (Johnson), who preceded him in death in 2008. 

White, Vincent, 63, a long-time Kirkwood resident, died Sunday morning, March 14, 2021, at his home. 

Mangan, James. It is with great sadness that the family of James Mangan announces his passing after a short battle with cancer on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the age of 81 years. He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and proudly served in the United States Navy. James will be lov…

Lichtenheld, Ken passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, Wednesday March 24, 2021. Ken is survived by his loving wife Pat (Pope King).

Hummert, Denis L. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. He was the beloved husband of 47 years of Joyce A. Hummert (nee Merlotti); dear father of Matthew (Brettany) Hummert, Elizabeth (Brett) Ellen, Jennifer Hummert and Pamela (Michael) Hummert-Slichter; loving grandfather of Ja…

Koller, Jan passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at the age of 71.  She was the beloved partner of Linda Goerke; dearest daughter of the late Vernon and Esther Koller (nee Groom); dear daughter-in-law of Donald F. Goerke; dear sister-in-law of Patricia Goerke, Donald Goerke and Dawnise …

Lee, Joan Louise (nee Eichkorn), age 76, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, died peacefully March 17, 2021, at her home in Des Peres, Missouri, surrounded by family.

Fraser, Norma Jean (nee Eckert) passed away peacefully in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 26, 2021, at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Daniel M. Fraser, Sr. She was the much loved mother of Daniel M. Fraser Jr. (Wendy), Julia M. Fraser (Thierry Defechereux), an…

Sepe, Michael Thomas. Michael Sepe of Pacific, Missouri, passed away suddenly March 18. He is survived by his wife Pattie (nee Fann) and his children, Sean (Alyssa) and Chance; along with his stepchildren, Andrew Graczyk (Lyndsey), Susan Gartner (Scott), and Jamie Lynn Graczyk.

Hebel, Maryann (nee Mentzen) was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth G. Hebel; dear mother of Janice (Steven) Fleetwood, Barbara (Robert) Stewart and Steven (Sue) Hebel; dear grandmother of Matthew, Jennifer, Scott, Alison, Danielle and Tim; dear great-grandmother of seven; dear daughter of…

Kerr, Alicia B. (nee Blagbrough), passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the age of 60. Alicia was a lifetime resident of Webster Groves and a graduate of Webster Groves High School, Class of 1978. Alicia was preceded in death by her parents Bud and Betty Blagbrough and her …

Leacock, Pal, of St. Louis, Missouri, was born Dec. 17, 1947, in St. Louis, to Lew and Rose (nee Schaab) Grossgloss and entered into rest Monday, March 15, 2021, in St. Louis, at the age of 73 years, 2 months and 29 days.