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.

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.

Higginbotham, Jerry Lee, of Webster Groves, birdied his last hole before walking to the clubhouse to rehash the round with his golf buddies on Aug. 27, 2019. A lifetime player, he often shot below his age of 84 years.

Cantrell, David B., age 83, a lifelong resident of Webster Groves, Missouri, passed away on Sept. 3, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Beverly (nee Meyers); daughters and sons-in-law Eva (Dan) Klaus, Laura (Chip) Shanle, and Genny (Dan) Griffin; grandchildren Leland (Ashle…

Theiss, Jean E., Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. Born Aug. 7, 1929, to the late Henry and Annabelle Knost Schmitt; beloved wife of the late Clifford Theiss; dear mother of Nina (the late Dumont) Dempsey, Julie (the late Paul) Vandermus and Clifford “Rusty” (Donna) Theiss, Jr.; loving grandmother of K…

Strecker, James “Jim” Edward, 66, of Kirkwood MO, passed August 20, 2019. Father of Heather Flottmann, Dylan Strecker, and Bayley Fox. Grandfather of Lily Flottmann-Stehlin and Kase Malofy-Fox. Brother of BJ Harris (Betty Jane Strecker) and Peggy Neufeld (Strecker). Beloved son of the late E…

McCloskey, Gloria Patricia (nee Wingbermuehle), 94, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 surrounded by family. Beloved mother of Kevin (Marion), Mary (Thomas) Mooney, Thomas (Marie), Patricia (Stephen) Ray. Dear sister of Barbara O’Flynn. Loving grandmother of 15 grandchildren and …

Morrison, Nancy Ellen of Pacifica, California, formerly of Glendale, passed away on August 13, 2019. Nancy attended Mary Queen of Peace school and graduated from Kirkwood High School (class of ’65). She graduated from Grinnell College and received her Masters in Social Work from St. Louis Un…

Larsen, Jane Lorraine (nee Steuby), a life long resident of Kirkwood, Missouri passed away peacefully in Lincoln, California with her daughter by her side on Feb. 11, 2019 at the age of 96.

Grimert, Lynn Elizabeth (née Bartosh), Sept.29, 1936 – Aug. 18, 2019, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully on August 18, 2019 in Kirkwood, Missouri. She is preceded in death by her cherished husband James; parents Frances and Mildred (Hoff) Bartosh;…

Corrigan, Ethel R., mother of Webster-Kirkwood Times Editor Don Corrigan, died Sunday, Aug. 18. Mrs. Corrigan, nee Lorenz, 96, of Belleville, Illinois, was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Belleville and died Sunday at Memorial Hospital, Belleville.

Cox, William R. (Randy), 64, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 peacefully at home in Rock Hill, Missouri. Born November 15, 1954, the son of Ralph and Nina Cox., a lifelong resident of St. Louis.

Steuby Larsen, Jane Lorraine. A life long resident of Kirkwood, Missouri passed away peacefully in Lincoln, California with her daughter by her side on February 11, 2019 at the age of 96.

Wilton, Kent Roger, age 76, passed away on Aug. 15 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (nee Hays); son and daughter-in-law Gregory and Jennifer (nee Steinbruegge) Wilton; grandchildren Ewan, Elijah, and Fiona; and brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and J…

Wilton, Kent Roger, age 76, passed away on Aug. 15 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (nee Hays); son and daughter-in-law Gregory and Jennifer (nee Steinbruegge) Wilton; grandchildren Ewan, Elijah, and Fiona; and brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and J…

Steuby Larsen, Jane Lorraine. A life long resident of Kirkwood, Missouri passed away peacefully in Lincoln, California with her daughter by her side on February 11, 2019 at the age of 96.

Cox, William R. (Randy), 64, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 peacefully at home in Rock Hill, Missouri. Born November 15, 1954, the son of Ralph and Nina Cox., a lifelong resident of St. Louis.

Grimert, Lynn Elizabeth (née Bartosh) September 29, 1936 - August 18, 2019, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully on August 18, 2019 in Kirkwood, Missouri. She is preceded in death by her cherished husband James; parents Frances and Mildred (Hoff) Ba…

Corrigan, Ethel R., mother of Webster-Kirkwood Times Editor Don Corrigan, died Sunday, Aug. 18. Mrs. Corrigan, nee Lorenz, 96, of Belleville, Illinois, was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Belleville and died Sunday at Memorial Hospital, Belleville.

Belden, C. Robert, 80, of Kirkwood passed away peacefully on Aug. 6, 2019. 

Jordan, Lorraine E., a lifelong resident of Kirkwood, Missouri, was born Aug. 1, 1939, in Madison, Arkansas, to George and Katie Mae (nee Bobo) Fields and entered into rest Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Bridgeton, Missouri, at the age of 80 years and 9 days.

Rudolph, Jack, of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, formerly of Webster Groves, died April 30, 2019.

Rosie Girl Hollinshead (formerly of Kirkwood). “Little Buddy” and faithful companion to Mike “Daddy Guy” Hollinshead is in Heaven having a blast with her family waiting patiently for Daddy to arrive. Her life and the love she shared were so special and will never be duplicated. See you soon …

Lueder, Sadie. We send this in honor of non-human family members everywhere.

Johnson, Duane Earl Sr., born Jan. 24, 1926, in Salt Lake City, Utah, died Aug. 1, 2019, in Webster Groves, Missouri.

Hart, Denis Roe, June 20, 1939-July 31, 2019. Denis died July 31 after a courageous battle with ALS. He was 80 years old.

Friedewald, Dora of Webster Groves, Missouri, was born Sept. 4, 1924, in St. James, Missouri, to Thomas Bray and Agnes (nee Wright) Harrison and entered into rest Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Webster Groves, Missouri, at the age of 94 years and 11 months.

Bauer, Richard J. “Dick” of Kirkwood (formerly of Webster Groves) passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019, at the age of 75 after courageously battling Myotonic Dystrophy and related issues.

Lumley, Betty Mae, died July 23, 2019, at the age of 94. She is survived by son Robert II (Diann); daughter Lauren Hanewinkel (Edward); son Carl (Shari); and daughter Suzanne Amann (Scott); grandchildren Sarah, Lesli, Margaret, Eddie, Melissa, Alexandria, Madeline, Griffin, Nick, Graham and …

Bird, Mary Constance Watson, born Nov. 28, 1936, in St. Louis to Samuel McCluer Watson II and Martha Agnes Wilson Watson, passed away on July 25, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina.   Survived by her devoted husband of 55 years, Robert McKelvy Bird, she was the beloved mother of Margi Bird-Bue…

St. Cyr, Norma Janet (nee Tuttle) of Chesterfield, Missouri, was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Arlington, Massachusetts, to Charles Edward and Susan (nee Goldthwaite) Tuttle and entered into rest Monday, July 15, 2019, at Friendship Village in Chesterfield, Missouri, at the age of 91.

Strauss, Mary McKay, 86, Fortified with the Sacraments Of Holy Mother Church, and surrounded by the love of her family, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Webster Groves, Missouri.

Usher, Alexandra (nee MacNutt) married J. Richardson Usher June 11, 1949, and passed to the care of the Lord on July 11, 2019, aged 90.

Hayes, Jane B., died Monday, June 24, 2019. Memorial service is Saturday, July 20, at noon, with visitation at 10:30 a.m., at Bopp Chapel, Kirkwood. www.boppchapel.com

Anderson, William Gain was born in East St. Louis, Illinois, on July 15, 1932, to William Greenbury Anderson and Marie Gain Anderson.

Burford-Wichman, Mary Ann was accompanied by angels as she transitioned to her eternal home in Heaven on July 11, 2019.