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2906 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63118
314-772-3000
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10151 Gravois Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123
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5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.
Mehlville, MO 63129
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Armbruster, Judith E.
(nee Peebles) Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Beloved wife of the Gunter Armbruster; dear step-mother of Frank (Carol), Brent (Lisa), Gernot (Naomi), and Carl (Becca) Armbruster; dear sister of James  (Debra) Peebles; dear aunt of Sharon (Josh) Huffer and Warren (Lana)  Peebles.
Services: Private services were held. Memorials to Greater St. Louis APDA (American Parkinson's Disease
Association) Chapter Resource
Center, 1415 Elbridge Payne Rd., Ste. 150, Chesterfield, MO 63017  appreciated. A service of KUTIS  AFFTON Chapel.



Bahr, Douglas H.
Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Tuesday December 23, 10:00 am until service at 12:00 noon. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery.



Behnen, Paul Edward fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Wed., December 17, 2014.
Beloved husband of Dorothy R. Behnen (nee Kuehler); dear father of Anne (Dr. Dan) Kaufmann, Paul
(Maria) Behnen, Phillip (Cathy) Behnen and Joanie (Patrick) Sheridan; dear grandfather of Danny (Nicki), Nicholas, Katie, Andrew, Joseph, Elizabeth, Amy Grace, Dillon, Abby, Louis, Natalie, Zachary, Connor, Madison, Bridget, Meghan, Molly and Matthew; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael Catholic Church (Shrewsbury) Friday, December 26, at 10 a.m. Mr. Behnen was a graduate of Chaminade High School, graduate of Kings Point Academy and a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was also a 4th degree member of Knights of Columbus. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Vincent de Paul of St. Michael's Parish in Shrewbury. KUTIS AFFTON service.


Birnstill, Robert J.
baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Friday, December 19, 2014, reunited with his dear wife Rosalie who preceded him in death 9 days ago.
   Dear dad of Kim Birnstill-Curran, Blake (Amy) Birnstill and the late Scott (survived by Dianne) Birnstill; beloved grandfather of Amanda, Breanne (Adam), Branden, Brady and Bennett; great-grandfather of baby Kingston, born 12/10/14 and will eternally have two guardian angels watching over him.  Dear friend to Roy Holley; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, co-worker and friend to all he met.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255
Lemay Ferry Rd., Sat. Dec. 27, 3 p.m. until Service at 7 p.m. 


Bishop, Faye Z. (nee Benton) on Friday, December 19, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Marshall Bishop; loving mother of Neal (Donnette) and Terry (Sandy) Bishop, Deborah Stout, Mary (Gary) Porch and Brian Bishop; dear grandmother of 14; great-grandmother of 5; dear sister of Bernice Huskey, Juanita White and Roberta Loud; dear aunt, sister-in-law and friend.
 Mrs. Bishop was a member of Kinghighway Baptist Church. Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, December 22 at 9 a.m. Interment National Cemetery. Memorials  to Neurofibromatosis Network appreciated. Visitation Sunday 4-9 p.m.


Blasberg III, Fred L.
On Tuesday, December 16, 2014.
Beloved husband of Christina "Tina" Blasberg (nee Alfafara); loving brother of William C. (Carol)  Blasberg and Mary (Guenther) von Hoff; our dearest brother-in-law,  uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Fred was a loyal employee for over 38 years at McDonnell Douglas and was a proud member of the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, December 22 at 11 a.m.  Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to National Ataxia Foundation 2600 Fernbrook Lane, Suite 119, Minneapolis, MN 55447, ph# 763-553-0020  www.ataxia.org appreciated.  Visitation Sunday 3-9pm.



Blase, Georgia Lee  Catherine
(nee Muskopf) Fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Friday, December 19, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Donald Blase; loving mother of Donna (Dave) Fernandez, Sue (Bill) Schnefke and Chris (Kim) Blase; dear grandmother of David Jr, Matt, Nick, Melia, Noah, Hayley and Connor; dear daughter of the late Dewey Muskopf and  Catherine Wagner; dear sister of the late Gladys Klemites and Isabella Eichhorn; dear sister in law, aunt, cousin and friend.
   Mrs. Blase was a member of St. Anne Sodality, St. John's Seniors, lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Parish and a volunteer for the American Red Cross.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, December 23, 9:30 a.m. to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment National Cemetery. Memorials to the Salvation Army or St. John the Baptist Parish appreciated. Visitation Monday, 3-8 p.m.


 
Cassoutt, Mary Lou (nee Schneider), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Norman Cassoutt; dear mother of Richard  (Katherine), Craig (Carole), Michelle Everding, Kirk, Karen (the late Mark) Evers; dear grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, great aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at St. Paul Catholic Church (Fenton) on Monday, Dec. 22 from 9 a.m. until Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to American Heart Assoc. appreciated. A service of KUTIS AFFTON Chapel.



Clark, Dennis C. Wed. Dec. 17, 2014. Beloved husband of  Betty Clark (nee Guenther); dearest father of Lynn (Ken) Seise; loving grandfather of Mary Seise; dear friend to many.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Sun. Dec. 21, 5-8 P.M. Service Mon. 9:30 AM at Jefferson Barracks  National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to  Ascension Lutheran Church, 5347 Donovan 63109 or to a charity of your choic



Crossno, Janice L. (nee Ham)
Saturday, December 20, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Vernon O. Crossno.
Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Wednesday, December 24, 11:00am. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 pm.



 DeGrendele, Katherine M.
(nee Britt) Fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, December 19, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Elmer DeGrendele; loving mother of Barbara Kelly and the late Ronald DeGrendele; our dear grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Tuesday, December 23, 10:00 a.m. to St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church for a 10:30 a.m. Mass. Interment St.  Lucas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to the American Breast Cancer Society. Visitation  Monday 5-8 p.m.




Gengler, Dorothy C.
(nee Chase) Sunday, December 21, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Gengler; loving mother of Larry (Jean) Gengler; adoring grandmother of Tracy and Amy Gengler and Laura (Kyle) Brown; cherished great-grandmother of Peter Brown; dear sister of Doris (the late Frank) Billings and the late Robert (surviving Clara) Chase, Harriet (Wes) Ploor, Harry (LaVerne) Chase, Mary (Vito)  Balcinus, Mildred (Bill) Deloria and Eleanor Lincoln; dear sister in law of John Lincoln; our dearest sister-in- law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
   Dorothy was very proud of her  crocheting of afghans for babies at local childrens hospitals.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Saturday, December 27, from 10 a.m. until service time at 12 Noon. Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the St. Louis Public Library or to a  children's hospital appreciated.
 



Guelker, Catherine Marie "Bobbie" (nee: Purdum)
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church
On Sunday, December 14 2014. Beloved wife of the late Francis T. Guelker.
Services: Funeral at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois on Friday, January 16 at 10:00 AM. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday, January 15 1-8:00 PM.


Hogg, Leola Mae "Lee"
passed away peacefully on Friday, December 19, 2014, with her family by her side.
   Beloved wife of the late Bob Hogg of 67 years. Loving mother of Ann (Paul) LaHue, Barb (Tom) Cavicchia, John (Christie) Hogg and the late  Carolyn Jean Hogg; proud grandmother of Rick LaHue, Dominic  Cavicchia and Lainey Hogg; our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend to many.
   Volunteer at Southview Assisted Living.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS
AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday, December 22, 1:00 p.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to the Affton Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice. Visitation Sunday, 5-8 p.m.




LaChance, Michael J.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
 Beloved husband of Kathryn A. LaChance (nee Kupferer) for 46 years; dear father of Andrea (Greg) Weatherford and Denise (Ken) Olson; dear Pop of  Kelsey and Ryan Weatherford and Olivia Olson; dear son of Adele and the late Melvin LaChance; our dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. Monday, December 22, 9:30 a.m. to St. Andrew Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment National Cemetery. Mike served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m.



Lamb, Thomas P.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, December 18, 2014. Beloved  husband of Marie Lamb (nee  Farotto); dear father of Janet  (Daniel) Sohn, Thomas (Paula) Lamb, Jeannine (Mark) Schade and Ann Lamb; dear grandfather of  Hayley and Cecily Sohn and Michael and  Sophia Lamb; dear brother of John (Barb) Lamb and Mary Grelle; our dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle.
Services: Memorial Visitation will be held at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church, 4900 Ringer Rd., 63129 Saturday, December 27, 11 a.m. until Memorial Mass at 12 noon.  Services conclude at church. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Backstoppers appreciated.  KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Service.


 
Martel, Therese Cecilia
(nee Olson) Fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Friday, December 19, 2014.
   Beloved wife of Paul J. Martel Sr.; dear mother of Annie (George  Monagan) Martel, P.J. (Tom) Croft, Paul Martel II, and Steve Martel;  loving grandmother of Kyndal  Braley, Justin Lewellen and Maggie Martel; dear sister of Mary Katherine McDermott and Rita Kersting; dear aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, December 23, 9:30 a.m. to St. Catherine Laboure Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to St. Anthony's Hospice or American Cancer Society appreciated. Visitation Monday, 4-8 p.m.




Paneck, Ruth M.
Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Beloved wife for 56 years of Harold M. Paneck Jr.; loving mother of Jane (Larry Heagy) Wong, Pamela  (Patrick) Walsh and Dawn  (Christopher) Deane; cherished grandmother of Marissa and Kyra Wong, Kasey, Adam and Kelly Walsh and Emma, Kara, Jake and Evan Deane; our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation on Monday, December 22, from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m., all at New Hope United Methodist Church, Arnold, MO. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association appreciated. A  KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL SERVICE.


 

Rachow, Sandra L. (Kuerz) Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Loving wife of lawrence Rachow; beloved daughter of the late Walter and Flora Kuerz; cherished cousin of paula, Steve, Terry, Cindy and Mary Bohnert; our dear niece and friend to many.
Sandra worked for STL MPD  as a dispatcher for over 38 years. Funeral at  KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd, Monday, December 22, 12:00 Noon. Interment JB National Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 5-9 p.m. 



Reando, Clarice L. (nee Fesler) on Wednesday,  December 17, 2014.
  Beloved wife of the late Donald A. Reando; dear sister of Wilma  (Rowland) Stockton and the late  William Sr. and Elmer Fesler; dear sister-in-law of Audrey Mattson; our dear aunt, great-aunt and dear friend to Mary.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Monday, December 22 from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 12 noon. Interment at J.B. National Cemetery.


 
Sneed, Dennis L.
Friday, December 19, 2014. Beloved husband for 10 years of Margo Sneed (nee Turner); loving father of Dennis S. (Brandy) Sneed; dear grandfather, step-father, uncle,  brother-in-law, and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, December 23, 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. Entombment Sunset Mausoleum. Memorials to Wounded Warrior Project appreciated.



Solovic, Gayle L.
(nee Meinhardt) asleep in Jesus, Thursday, December 18, 2014.
   Beloved wife of Gary Solovic; loving mother of Michael (Jennifer), Steven (Rebecca) and Timothy (Aimee) Solovic; adoring grandmother of  Jacob, Lucas and Avery; dear sister of Melvin, Kevin and Keith  Meinhardt; our dear sister-in-law, niece, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Private service and burial  were held at J.B. National Cemetery. Donations to Peace Lutheran Church appreciated 737 Barracksview Rd., 63125. A service of KUTIS AFFTON Chapel. 
 




Summers, Daniel Lee
Monday, December 15, 2014.
Beloved husband of Tina Summers (nee Donato); dear father of Jennifer (Jason Naeger) Summers and Jacob (Taylor Thomas) Summers; dear son of the late Dr. John and Martha  Summers; dear brother of Nancy (Keith) Hall, John (Linda) and David (Sherry) Summers; dear son-in-law of Jiovanna Donato; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday, December 22, 10 a.m. Interment Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to National Kidney Foundation or the World Bird Sanctuary appreciated. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m.



van Schrick, Ingeborg E. (nee Wiese) asleep in Jesus, Friday, December 19, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Gerhard van Schrick; dear sister of Gisela Grell of Germany; dear cousin of  Larry, Gary and Terry Weber and families; dear "aunt" of Monika and Herbert Lorenz and family; dear friend to many.
   Mrs. van Schrick was a member of German Cultural Society Damenchor.
Services: Visitation Monday, December  22, 4-8 p.m.  at  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, with time of remembrance  at 6:30 p.m.  Private interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial to a charity of one's choice appreciated. 


 


Wiedner, Betty L. (nee Johns) entered into eternal rest Tues. Dec. 16, 2014, Loving wife of Joseph F. Wiedner, cherished mother of Rhonda (Turk) Halbert and the late Debbie Smallwood, dearest grandmother of Jude, Danielle, Jason and Noah and great-grandmother. our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend to many. Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Monday, Dec. 22, 10:00 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Judes Childrens Reasearch Hospital. Visitation Sun. 4-8 p.m.



Williams, Jeff S. Entered into eternal rest Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Beloved husband and besty friend of Robin Williams (nee Smith), Loving father of Sylvia Williams; Dearest son of LaVerne and the late James R. Williams; Cherished brother of Mark R. (Lee) and Christopher J. (Diane) Williams; Dear uncle of Lesley and Emery. Our dear nephew, cousin and friend to many.
Memorial visitation will be held at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd   Sunday, December 21,  from 12 Noon until time of service 4:00 p.m. Contributions in Jeffs' memory can be made to Siteman cancer Research Foundation or to a charity of your choice.