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.

Minderman, Richard D., passed peacefully on Sept. 18, 2021. He was born in St. Louis on May 5, 1932, to C.W. and Clara Minderman. He was a long time resident of Webster Groves and Des Peres, Missouri.

Swanson, William D. (Bill), of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away at Highland Park Senior Living in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 18, 2021. 

Lohner, Doris (nee Niemann), passed awayon Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday. 

Traylor, Phillip Wayne, born June 21, 1941, passed away on Sept. 3, 2021. He is survived by both of his children, Bevin and Serge Traylor of St Louis, Missouri. He honorably fought for our country in the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army. 

Kropp, Ellen A. (nee Judson), at the age of 78, lost her 10-year battle to cancer. She was a beloved wife of 60 years; beloved mother to five; grandmother to six; great-grandmother to seven; sister; and sister-in-law.

Williams, Kim J. of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away at age 67 on Aug. 28, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter B. Barrett; her parents Ann (née Bradford) and Ken Williams; and her sister, Beth Williams.

Stout, Marjorie E. (Margie Bain), of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away on Aug. 26, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel M. Stout, formerly of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; her parents, Wilburn S. Bain and Mary Schwartz Bain; and her brother, Charles Bain; all from Fornfelt, Misso…

Bouffarde, Delores, age 93, of Webster Groves, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Delores was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 

Owens, Paula Gene (nee Walker), of St. Louis, Missouri, was born April 24, 1945 in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Eugene and Pauline (nee Huskinson) Walker and entered into rest Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in St. Louis, Missouri, at the age of 76 years, three months and 26 days.

Payton, Patricia (Pat) Eileen age 82, a longtime resident of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed surrounded by love on Aug. 22, 2021. 

Stoeppelman, Mary. Mary Stoeppelman, of St. Louis, Missouri, was born June 7, 1955, to William and Norma (nee Huether) Perschbacher, and passed away from cancer in St. Louis on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. She was 66 years old. 

Patton, Russell McKay “Russ,” 77, passed unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. Russ grew up in Kirkwood and graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1962. He attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois, before serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam as an M-50 Ontos mechanic. Aft…

Laudel, Rhoda M., 93, passed away Aug. 24, 2021. She was born in 1928, the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. F. L. Rodenbeck. 

Benz, Nancy M.,  88, of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed peacefully on Aug. 4, 2021. Nancy was preceded in death by her beloved  husband of 56 years, William (Bill) Francis Benz; her sister, Mary Lou Steffans; and her son-in-law Robert Ryan; She was a loving mother to the late Kathleen Fishe…

Davis, Jeanette, longtime resident of Rock Hill, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 16, 2021, peacefully, at home with family.  She was 86 years old. 

Sprick, Madelyn E., 92, passed away peacefully Aug. 11, 2021, surrounded by family.

McKittrick, Eugene (Gene) died peacefully Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Everett, Washington, at the age of 77. 

McCoy, Robert Burchard, long-time resident of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2021, at the age of 94. 

Wolf, Zachary, who grew up in Webster Groves, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He had such a love for life and a passion for making people smile. He was the father of Nick and Alex Wolf; son of Michael and the late Lynne Wolf; and loving companion of Lena Marr. Rest in peace; you wil…

Schmelzle, Richard A. “Dick” passed away at age 93 on Thursday, July 29, 2021. He was the beloved husband of  the late Flora Lee Schmelzle (nee Smith); loving father of Michael (Peggy) Schmelzle, Meg (the late Tom) Maher, Marty (Ann) Schmelzle, and the late Mark “Rooney” Schmelzle; cherished…

Seitz, Glennon Casalone passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021. He was the beloved husband for 53 years of Geraldine Seitz (nee Hann); loving father of Frank (Jan) Seitz, Jessica (Scott) Harrison, Tess (Todd) Forthaus and Kosh (Emily) Seitz; dear grandfather of Nicholas and Libby Seitz, Camree H…

Vance, Jill passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021. She was daughter to Clyde Raymond (“Tad”) Vance and Kathryn Jean Russell of Princeton, Illinois; beloved mother of Scott (Jenny) Thomes and Shannon (Robert) Ortiz; dear grandmother to Nora Leigh Thomes and Dylan Murray Thomes; siste…

Naslund, Ralph, 94, passed peacefully on July 26, 2021. He was born in St. Louis in 1926 to Mary Eva (Sanders) and Ralph T. Naslund. His father succumbed to tuberculosis when Ralph was just 4 years old. He was raised by his beloved mother and his uncle, Elmer Naslund. 

Haines, William L. (Bill) passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the age of 75. Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Dorothy Brady Haines. He was a loving father to Elizabeth (Paul) Brenden and Lee (Brian) Hansen, and a cherished grandfather to Brady and Claire Han…

Brady, Daniel S., 1953-2021, 67, of St. Louis, died July 19, 2021, at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis.

Hanssen, Robert G., Oct. 1, 1945 - July 31, 2021, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 31, 2021. He was the beloved father of Cristina (Mark) Parcells and Lisa (John) Stivers; proud grandfather of Jack, Ella, Olivia, Matthew, Annelise and Cassandra; and dear companion of Jamie Heimburger.

Neely, James “Jim,” of Kirkwood, Missouri, was born July 7, 1925, in Kirkwood, to James Neely Sr. and Ruth (nee Bopp) Straub and called to his heavenly home Saturday, July 24, at the age of 96 years.

Roever, Frederick H. Jr. died Monday, July 26, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Dee Roever (nee James) for 57 years; loving father of Sally (Jason Grubb) Roever and the late Douglas Roever; cherished grandfather of Ryan and Lucas Grubb; dear brother of Anne Roever and Julie Benningfield; …

McAlevey, Steven James “Mac,” a long-time resident of Webster Groves, Missouri, died on July 19, 2021, following a long battle with cancer. He was 59 years old.

Schumaier, Terry. Celebrate the life of Terry Schumaier. Join us for an open house at our home, 460 S. Gore Ave., in Webster Groves on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2 to 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

Schumaier, Terry. CELEBRATE the life of Terry Schumaier. Join us for an Open House at our home, 460 S. Gore, in Webster Groves on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2-5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

Grebe, Rose of Kirkwood, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from complications of surgery.

Goodall, William N. III “Bill” passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at the age of 69 due to complications from cancer. He was the beloved son of William Goodall, Jr. and the late Patsy Goodall; dear father of Sara Goodall and William (Nicole) Goodall IV; dear grandfather of William V. Kinle…

Margaret Louise Beatty (nee See), best friend and wonderful wife of Elvin Eugene (Gene) Beatty, passed away on July 14, 2021, nine days short of her 94th birthday.  She is survived by her husband; one son, Gerald E. Beatty of Defiance, Missouri; one daughter, Linda L. Arnold of Bowling Green…

Hutson, June C., 78, renowned horticulturist, master gardener, educator, author and retired (2017) 44-year veteran supervisor at Missouri Botanical Garden, departed this life on Sunday, July 11, 2021, peacefully following a thirteen-month courageous and heartbreaking battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Hoffman, Pamela Gail, 75, passed away March 24, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland. She was predeceased by her parents, Richard Henry Hoffman and Maryellen Stoner Hoffman, both longtime Kirkwood residents.

Hetherington, Donald E., 87, of Kirkwood, Missouri, died peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Sunrise Memory Care in Des Peres, Missouri.

Wehrli, Clara Louise (Lolly), passed away on June 27 at the age of 93 due to cancer. Clara was born Sept. 3, 1927. She was the widow of Eugene Wehrli, who served as president of Eden Seminary from 1986 to 1993. They lived in Webster Groves from 1960 to 2000, where they raised five children. …

Harris, Robert L., 80, passed away Jan. 29, 2021, at his home in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.