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Kutis Funeral Homes

2906 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118
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10151 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123
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Mehlville, MO 63129
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Brendel, Jacqueline "Jackie"
of South St. Louis, died peacefully at home on April 12th. 
   A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother,  sister and aunt.  Always quick to smile;  a few of the joys in her life were her children, grandchildren, reading, and serving ice cream at Baily Farm Dairy.
Services: Visitation at Kutis, 2906 Gravois, Friday 4-8 p.m.  Memorial service at Kutis on  Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Brown, Carol J.
(nee Brewer) Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Beloved mother of Thomas (Donna) Brown, Pamela (Don) Branson, Richard Brown and Patricia (Brian) Bufford; dear grandmother of 10 and great-grandmother of 8; dear sister of Chloe Ann Nickel and Connie  Restelli; dear godmother of Jane Spohr; dear aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Friday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation  Thursday 4-9 p.m.

Eichelsbach, Christine M.
(nee Pedde), died on Mon., Nov. 18, 2013 at age 99. Christine was the beloved wife of the late George Eichelsbach, the loving mother of Joan (Claude) Keyzers and Suzzanne (Lee) Bouchard, a  dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass Sat., April 26, 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (703 Third St., Hillsboro, MO 63050).

Eschbach, Nancy J.
(nee Davidson) Friday, April 11, 2014. Beloved wife of Walter L.  Eschbach; dear mother of Linda (Neal) Thompson, Carolyn (Jack) Bottila, Elizabeth (Brent) Carter, David (Cathy) Eschbach; dear grandmother of Greta Thompson, Grace and Tommy Eschbach and Lydia Carter; dear daughter of the late Glendolyn and Ralph  Davidson; dear sister of the late Suzanne Sturgeon; our dear aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services private. Burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL.

Galanos, Karen Ann
Sunday, April 13, 2014. Daughter of the late Emmett and Marie  Galanos; beloved sister of Richard (Patricia) Galanos; favorite aunt of Dianne (Chris) Ruck and  Andrew Galanos; best friend of Barbara (Jerry) Bray; caring cousin, neighbor and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at St. Mark's Catholic Church, Monday, April 21, 8:30 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society.

Hale, Lesbia G. "Les"- Tuesday April 15, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Alvin Hale, loving mother & grandmother.
Services:  Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL 10151 Gravois Monday April 21, 12:45 PM to Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church for 1:00 PM mass.
Interment Little Rock National Cemetery (Little Rock, Arkansas). Visitation Monday 10:30 AM-12:45 PM

Hodgson, Russell L.,  
formerly of Columbus, OH and New Haven WV., passed on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in St. Louis, MO. Loving husband of the late Jane Hodgson. Dear father of Ted (Cathy) Hodgson. Dearest grandfather of Briana (John) Leach, Emilie Hodgson. Katie (Tyler) Haupert and Ben Hodgson. Great-grandfather of Claire, Kasey, Chloe, and Nathaniel. Dear brother, brother in law, uncle, cousin and friend.  Russ was a former city councilman of New Haven, WV. and a former Supreme Counselor of United Commercial Travelers Fraternal Organization for the State of Ohio. 
There will be a Graveside Service Thursday, April 17, 11:00 AM at Wallace Memorial Cemetery in Clintonville, WV. formerly of New Haven WV


Ilko, George M. "Bud"
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Mon., April 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Bev Ilko; dear father of Kim, Kara, Michael and Kendall; our dear grandfather, brother, uncle and cousin.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Sat., April 19, 10am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Fri., 5-8pm.

LaRocca, Francine Ann
(nee Kabbaz) June 4, 1941-April 13, 2014. Cherished wife of Charles LaRocca. Beloved mother of Lisa Golubovich (Paul) Kratz. Best grandma ever to Elizabeth and William Kratz. Step-grandmother to Benjamin Kratz.  Precious daughter of the late  Demetrie and Katherine Kabbaz. Dear sister of the late Demetrie Kabbaz Jr.  Much-adored sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial gathering Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until memorial service at 4:00 p.m. at Kutis Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63123. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, you make sure you and your loved ones get routine colonoscopies.
Memorials to Colon Cancer  Alliance.

Messerly, John W., Jr.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Beloved husband of Carolyn R. Messerly (nee Crowder); dear father of  Robyn, Colleen and Caleb  Messerly and Stephanie Van Sant; dear brother of Jacqueline  (Arthur) Gastreich, Debbie (Doug) Gore, Richard (Mary) Messerly, and the late Christine; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 327 Woods Mill Rd. (63011) Friday, April 18, 9:30 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. Interment Evangelical St. Paul Cemetery (Columbia, IL). In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Youth Ministry at Good  Shepherd Lutheran Church appreciated. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Service.

Meadows, William Harry "Bill"
75, of St. Louis, MO, April 15, 2014
   Dear husband and companion on the journey for more than 51 years to Godelinde "Linda";  devoted father to Marty (Lydia), Matt (Debbie), Michael, Mark, Chuck (Nicole); cherished Opa to a bunch of grandkids; true friend and neighbor, fisherman and Classical music lover. 
   Special thanks to Dr. Steven  Allen and his staff, Debbie and Kathy, and to the staff of de Greeff Hospice House at St  Anthony's Medical Center  In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Louis Cancer Care.
Services: Services will be held at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 3014 Oregon, St. Louis, Missouri on Tuesday, 22-APR-2014 at 10:00 a.m.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, 21-APR-2014 at Kutis City Chapel, 2906 Gravois Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.

Mills, Robert F.
Sunday, April 13, 2014. Survived by wife Julia Mills (nee Lindsey), children Anne Marie Pusateri, Jade and Allison Mills; dear grandfather of 6; dear great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS CITY CHAPEL, 2906 Gravois, Thursday, April 17, 12 noon until service at 1 p.m.

Pettey, Anna H.
(nee Molitor) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Beloved mother of Nick, Mike (Kathy) and Mark Pettey and  Betty (Mark) Schlereth; dear grandmother of 11; dear great-grandmother and Nana; dear friend of many. Anna retired after 30 years of service to the Boy Scouts of  America.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, April 17, 11:30 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to a charity of one's choice appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 4-9 p.m.

Pollard, Bonnie J.
(nee Hawthorne), age 77, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Albert D. Pollard; dearest mother of Robert (Connie), Danny (Patricia) and Dennis (Linda) Pollard and Lisa (Robert) Dunscombe; loving grandmother of Amanda (Eric) Dobbs, Danielle Williams, Kristen Pollard, Lindsay (Aaron) Bone, Andrew and Brittany Pollard, Jessica (Todd) Hall, Shane Pollard and Matthew Dunscombe; dear great-grandmother of Gavin,  Amelia and Brooklyn; dear daughter-in-law of Alma Pollard; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Thursday, April 17, 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday, 4-9 p.m.

Rhoden, Deanna L.
(nee Smith) Sunday, April 13, 2014. Beloved wife of James E. Rhoden; dear mother of Greg  (Janet) Rhoden and Kim (Chuck) Reno; our loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, niece, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd., Thursday, April 17, 12:00 Noon. Interment J.B.  National Cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday, 3-9 p.m.

Schlette II, Jeffrey W.
Born January 6, 1984, formerly of Honolulu, HI, Monterey, CA, Lawrence, KS and Arnold, MO. Died at St. Anthony's de Greeff Hospice on March 28, 2014. He was United States Navy Petty Officer Second Class retired. He was a Navy Cryptologic Technician and linguist at NIOC Hawaii. He received the Navy and Marine Achievement medal in February of 2014 for his service at NIOC. He was Fox High School 2002 class president and National Merit Scholar. He attended the University of Kansas. His passions were writing and performing music, and the study of foreign language. He played on the Armed Forces Entertainment Tour and loved to travel. He will be missed by friends and sailors around the world.  He is survived by his parents, Jeffrey W. and Patricia L. Schlette, his sisters Julia (Evan) Witte and Veronica Schlette; his brother Peter Schlette, grandmothers Lorraine Schlette and Pat Mazanec and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services: Memorial service was private. His ashes will be buried at sea in the Pacific Ocean by the United States Navy. Donations may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society.

Schmidt, Frank G., Jr.
April 12, 2014.  Dear Husband to Sarah Mae Schmidt (nee Sciuto), Father to Kathleen Heldenbrand, Michael Schmidt, Mary Trese Schmidt and Margaret  McFatridge, Papa to Mathew and Louis Heldenbrand, Connor,  Bailey and Brady McFatridge, and Hope Kneip, Dearest Brother and Uncle, and,
always a Marine. 
Services: Visitation at Kutis, 10151 Gravois, April 16 from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Services at Kutis, 10151 Gravois, April 17 10:30am. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Seitz, Catherine L.  "Cathy"
Saturday, April 12, 2014.  Memorial service Sat., April 19, 2 p.m. at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.

Stuber, Mary Ann
(nee Sper) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  Beloved mother of Terri (Charles) Hozian, Sharon (Thomas) Jackson and Gerard Stuber; dear grandmother of Harry, Christopher, Thomas (Ashley), William (Katie) and Matthew; dear great-grandmother of Ian and Alice; our dear sister, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. Thursday, April 17, 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, masses preferred.