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Kutis Funeral Homes

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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Arl, James Herbert
Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
 Beloved husband of Doris J. Arl (nee Patterson); dear father of James M. and Timothy B. (Rhonda) Arl; dear grandfather of Kelly and Bradley Arl; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Fri., Feb. 27, 4 p.m. until service at 7:30 p.m. Interment Polk Memorial Cemetery (Ellington, MO), Sat., 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Louis University Geriatric Program, Attn: Julie Gammack M.D., 1402 S. Grand, M238, St. Louis, MO 63104 appreciated.



Baumgartner, Melvin M.
on Saturday, February 21, 2015.
  Beloved husband of the late Olline H.  Baumgartner; dear father of  Christine (Bill) Spak; dear grandfather of Lauren and Melissa Spak; dear brother of Carol Ann Hines and the late Virginia Van Mierlo, Walter Baumgartner and Edward  Baumgartner; former husband of Margaret M. Baumgartner; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Friday, February 27, 10 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American  Diabetes Association. Visitation Thursday 5-9 p.m.



Bess, Linda C. "Lulu"
(nee Hummert), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
   Beloved wife of Thomas Bess; dear mother of Michelle Hummert and Vanessa "Peanut" Bess; dear step-mother of Tommy Jr. and Cory Bess; dear daughter of Betty and the late John Hummert; dear daughter-in-law of Mary Ann and the late Ivan "Ike" Bess; dear sister of Kim (Shaun) Selness; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, niece and friend to many.
   Lulu loved her family deeply and was a hard working successful owner of Tom Bess Automotive Inc. In lieu  of flowers, contributions appreciated to St. Raphael Catholic Church.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, March 3 at 9:30 a.m. to St.  Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Monday, 4-9 p.m.    



Black, Richard Thomas
Tuesday, February 23, 2015.  Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Road 63123 Monday, March 2, 10:00 am until service at 12 noon.  Interment
J. B. National Cemetery.



Clifford, Wilma
passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Memorial services at KUTIS Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, March 3 at 9 a.m.


Crocker, Donald D.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015.  Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois Road, Friday, February 27, 11:00 am until service at 1:00 pm.



Federer, Tirzah Epperson
1926- 2015 (nee Epperson), fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, February 26, 2015.
   Devoted wife of the late Richard (Dick) Louis Federer for 64 years; loving mother of Maria (Ollie) Clerc,  Katherine (Tony) Kuster, Richard (Margaret) Federer, Elizabeth  (Daniel) Deschler, William (Susan) Federer, Winnie (Paul) Carter,  Thomas (Janet) Federer, Ted (Pam) Federer, Constance M. Martin, James (Ellen) Federer, John (Lisa) Federer; proud grandmother of sixty-two and great-grandmother of twenty-five; dear sister of Joan Epperson Giles and the late Lt. Bill Epperson.  She graduated from Webster College, member of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church over fifty years and World Apostolate of Fatima.
   She will be greatly missed by all her children, their spouses, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends who love her dearly.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Sunday, March 1, 3-8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church (6303 Nottingham), Monday March 2, 10:00 a.m. Interment  Resurrection Cemetery. Those who so desire may make memorial donations for Masses in memory of Tirzah Federer.



Fleming, John F.
baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Fri., Feb, 20, 2015.
Beloved son of Timothy J. and Jeanne M. Fleming; dear brother of Timothy P. Fleming, Kathleen M.
Cabiedes, Terrance J. Fleming, Mary S. Pryor and Matthew J. Fleming;   our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, friend and loving master of Mariah Marie and Max Joseph.
John was a linguist fluent in 4 languages and was a published author of sociology texts.
Services: A Memorial Mass will be held at Assumption Catholic Church on Sat., Feb. 28, 10 a.m. with a reception to immediately follow. Masses preferred or contributions to Stray Rescue of St. Louis appreciated. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY 


Gann, Jacqueline
of Arnold, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.
   Loving wife of James W. Gann; our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, god-mother, cousin and friend to many.
Services: A Memorial Services will be held at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Saturday, February 28 at 12 noon.
 In lieu of flowers, donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, Backstoppers or the Humane  Society appreciated.




Jockish, Dorothy M.
(nee Kuelker) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
   Beloved wife of the late Carl J. Jockish Sr.; dearest mother of Carl Jr., John (Judy), Dottie (John) Carrier, Mary (Fred) Reinhold, Jerry (Carla), Janet (Scott) Murphy and Carla (John) Puricelli; loving grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 12; dear sister of the late Kathleen  Kuelker, Bertha Symsack, Mary Ellen Turner, Gertrude Chastain, Clifford, Joseph, John, Charles, Roland and Bill Kuelker; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Monday, March 2, 12 noon. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to "Ride on St. Louis" 6008 Windsor Harbor Lane, P.O. Box 94, Kimmswick, MO 63053-0094. Visitation Sunday 3-8 p.m.





Koehler, Norman
passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015.
  Beloved husband of the late Joan Koehler; dear father of Jeff (Tina), Patti (Phil) Rodriguez, David (Beverly Lucas) and the late Susan Koehler; dear grandfather of six and great-grandfather of five; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Saturday, February 28, 11 a.m.  Interment at Sunset Cemetery.  Contributions to the Alzheimer's  Association or Woodland Manor appreciated. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m.


 

  Marek, William J. "Bill"
Monday, February 23, 2015.
Beloved husband of Joyce Marek (nee Marqua); dear father of John, Dina, Tom, Ray, Scott and Shelly; dear brother of Patricia Romer, Margaret Walker, Raymond and the late John Marek; our dear grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Thursday, February 26, 3-8 p.m. Member of Affton Elks Lodge #2635. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Elks Lodge #2635 or D.A.V. appreciated.




Meyer, Alice M.
(nee Schmedies) on Saturday, February 21, 2015.
   Loving mother of Judith Lynn Weber; cherished grandmother of Julie (Eric) Bardsley and Eric Weber; dear great-grandmother of Christopher and Katelyn Bardsley and Alysa Weber.
   Ms. Meyer was in accounting at Southwestern Bell for over 36 years. She faithfully served our country during WWII in the Marine Corps, stationed in San Diego, CA. Ms.  Meyer courageously battled Alzheimer's for 10 years and is finally at peace.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Tuesday, March 3, 1:30 p.m.  Interment with honors at J.B.  National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project appreciated. Visitation Monday 6-8 p.m.


Morrow, Donald John
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, February 14, 2015.
   Dear father of Lilly Morrow; dear son of James and Carol Morrow; dear brother of Patty Morrow, Nancy Montgomery, Thomas (Ann) Morrow, Mary (Jason) McLaughlin, Elizabeth Hernandez, Timothy and the late James (surviving Carroll) Morrow; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Thursday, February 19, 3-9 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church, Saturday, February 28, 10 a.m. Contributions to The American Heart Assoc. appreciated.


Pipkin, Claude "Ed"
Thursday, February 26, 2015.
   Beloved husband of the late
Margaret Pipkin (nee Crigger); dear father of Sharon (Robert ) Goetz and Michael (JoAnn) Pipkin; dear grand-father of Steven (Christine) Goetz, Tracie (Andy) Searles, Jeffrey (Erin), Matthew (Kim Thorpe) and Timothy (Karin) Pipkin; dear great-grandfather of 6; brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Sunday, March 1, 6-8 p.m. then taken to Concord Trinity United Methodist Church, 5275 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 63126 for visitation Monday, 9 a.m. until service at 10 a.m. Interment St. Paul Churchyard. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer's Assoc. or Concord Trinity United Methodist Church.
 


  Platt, Velma L.
(nee Bradshaw) on Friday, February 20, 2015.
  Beloved wife of the late Fred R. Platt; dear mother of David (Joan) Platt and Robin Brooks; dear  grandmother of Zachary, Katherine and Emily Platt, Rebecca Dellar and  Laura Brooks; dear sister of
Jewel Keil.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois on Thursday, February 26, 6-8:30 p.m. Funeral service at Christ the King Church, 9018 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119 on Friday, February 27, 10 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery.


Sandman, Joseph N.
fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy  Mother Church, Thursday, February 26, 2015.
   Beloved husband of the late  Doloris L. Sandman (nee Gebhardt); loving father of Joanne Sandhofer and the late Diane Sandman;  cherished grandfather of Monica Sandhofer; our dear brother, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Monday, March 2, 9 a.m. to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church for a 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment  Resurrection Cemetery.  Visitation Sunday 2-6 p.m.
 



Schmich, Lorraine N.
(nee Eckert) asleep in Jesus,  Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
   Beloved wife of the late Paul E. Schmich; loving mother of Lynn  (Urban) McLafferty, Constance (John) Signorino, Gordon (Marie) Schmich and the late Ronald Schmich;  cherished grandmother of Jennifer Schmich, Kim (Mark) Reed, Stephanie (Max Connolly) Silhavy, Douglas  (Valarie) Silhavy, Matthew (Erin)  Silhavy, Patrick (Rita) McLafferty, John (Vanessa) Signarino, Lauren Signarino, Christopher Schmich, Dana Schmich, Jeremy Schmich and the late Christopher McLafferty; great-grandmother of Jacob, Andrew and Claire Reed, Nora, Nando and Owen Connolly, Kalynn, Addison,  Barrett and Merynn Silhavy, Aydin, Drake and Seray Silhavy, Christopher and Jack McLafferty; our dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Friday, February 27, 10 a.m.
Interment J. B. National Cemetery. Contributions in Lorraine's memory can be made to St. John's  Lutheran Church, 3517 Jeffco Blvd.,  Arnold, MO. 63010.  Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m.


 
Sharkey, Florence V.
(nee Noykoff), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Thursday, February 19, 2015.
  Loving mother of Kathleen (Joel) Delpha and the late Joseph P.(survived by Mary) and Michael J. Sharkey;
dearest grandmother of Madeleine (Scott) McClure and Daniel Delpha; great-grandmother of 3; our dear aunt and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 39th & Flad on Saturday, February 28 at 11 a.m. KUTIS CITY Service.


 
Shontz, Virginia Melba "Jinny"
(nee Weber) asleep in Jesus,  Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
 Beloved wife of the late John Shontz; loving mom of James  (Denise) Shontz and Beverly (Gary) Kirkman; dear grandma of Matthew and Gregory Davis; dear sister,  sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend.
 She was a cook for Webster School District for over 35 years.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry, Friday, February 27, 1 p.m. until service at 2 p.m. Service  concludes at Funeral Home.



Smith, John J.
fortified with the
Sacraments of Holy
Mother Church, Saturday, February 21, 2015.
   Beloved husband of the late Regina N. Smith (nee Glasscock); dear father of John Jr.  (Linda) Smith, Lisa Batz- Smith,  Colleen (Ed and the late Michael Davidson) Goss and Kimberly (David) Tarter; dear grandfather of Brian (Jackie) Smith, Rebecca (Sam)  Africano, Christopher (Cristina) and  Patrick (Chelsea) Batz, Kevin Davidson, Maggie Goss, Tami Elam, Connor and Taylor Tarter; dear great-grandfather of Kayle, Isabelle, Hudson, Madeline, Wyatt, Brennan and Wade; dear brother of Mary Ellen and Edward (the late Florence) Smith; our dear uncle and friend.
   Mr. Smith was CEO of John Smith Masonry.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, March 2, 9:15 a.m. to St. Mark Catholic Church (8300 Morganford 63123) for 10 a.m. Mass.  Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions  appreciated to Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (7609 Watson Rd. 63119) or American Cancer Society - Hope Lodge (4215 Lindell Blvd., 63108).  Visitation Sunday 2-8 p.m.

 

Vollmann, John T. Jr.
Monday, February 23, 2015.
Beloved husband of Carol L. Vollmann (nee Conley); dear  father of Linda (Michael) Sibley, Joan (John) Widger and Sgt. John T. (Kathleen) Vollmann III St.L.P.D. (ret.); loving grandfather of Kelly, Lauren, Steven, Mary Kate, John IV, and Caroline; dear great-grandfather of Arthur; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Services; Funeral at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, February 27, 11:00 a.m. Interment Sunset Cemetery.  Member of Magnolia-Euclid Masonic Lodge #626 A.F.&A.M. Contributions to the Backstoppers, PO Box 795168, St. Louis, MO 63179 greatly appreciated by the family. Visitation Thursday, 4-9 p.m.


Wagner, Eva Katherine "Kay"
(nee Edwards), 101, of Webster Groves died Wed., Feb. 18, 2015.
  Kay was born Jan. 12, 1914 to John Crockett Edwards and Snowdie  Beeson Edwards. She spent most of her life in Webster and was the secretary at Avery School, Plymouth Jr. High, and Webster High School for more than 30 years.  "Mema" was a super mother and grandmother. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandsons.
  She is survived by daughter, Bette (Roger) Goette and son, Bob (Carol) Wagner; Grandchildren are: Taggart (Kirsten), Clayton and Russell (Kim) Cummings, Doug (Stephanie), Rob (Judy) and Mindy Wagner;  Great-grandchildren are: Cameron, Jordan, Mathew, Norissa, Gavin, Spencer, and Parker.
Services:  Memorial visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois on Fri., Feb. 27 from 4-8pm with  memorial service at 6:30pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Meals on Wheels of Greater St. Louis  appreciated.



Wilkerson, Carl D.
passed away on Monday, February 23, 2014.
SERVICES: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Road Fri., Feb. 27, 11am until time of funeral at 1pm. Interment Shepherd Hills Cemetery.



Young, Mark A.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Monday,  February 23, 2015.
   Loving husband of Mary Beth Young for 31 years; dear father of Jessica Young, Sally (James)  Dallman, Kevin (Brooke) and  Benjamin Young; dearest grandfather of Caroline and Lydia Dallman; dear son of Rosemary Young; brother, uncle, cousin, nephew,  brother-in-law, and friend to all.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, February 27, 8:45 a.m. to St. Peter Catholic Church (Kirkwood) for 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Missouri Conservation Department. Visitation Thursday, February 26,  4-8 p.m.