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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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Bailey, Lonnie A.
Passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Beloved husband of  Barbara Bailey; dear father of  Donald (fiancée Wendy San Diego) Bailey, Pamela Walker-Bailey and  Allon Bailey; dear grandfather of Benjamin, Elizabeth, Sarah and  Nicholas; dear brother of Charles and Delmar Bailey; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, April 27 from 5-8 p.m.  Funeral services at Locust Grove United Baptist Church, State Hwy. J, Black, MO 63625 Tuesday, April 28 for 11 a.m. funeral services. Interment at West Fork Sutterfield Cemetery.

Barrett, Mabel I.
Funeral from Kutis South County, on Sat. 4/25 9:15 for 10am Mass at St. John the Baptist. Interment Sts. Peter & Paul Cem. Visitation Fri. 4-8pm.

Belleville, Ruby
(nee Rice) passed away April 23, 2015 at Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village in St Louis MO. She was  surrounded by family. 
   She was preceded in death by her husband Theodore (Ted); her  brothers, Jack, Tom, Earl, Jim and Bud Rice, and sisters Hazel Brown and Pearl Inman.  She is survived by  by her sons, Thomas (Christina O'Neill) Belleville and Ronald (Jean Godi) Belleville; her grandchildren, Kathryn Belleville, Robert Belleville, Lisa Belleville, and Megan Godi.  She is also survived by her sister, Gladys McCallum of Farmington MO; sisters-in-law Loraine Rice of Roselle, MO,  Alma Rice of Pilot Knob, MO, Leona (Pete) Pizzella, Gladys (Gene) Jaggie, Marie Belleville, and Alberta Dixon, brother-in-law Joseph Belleville, and many beloved nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
    Mrs. Belleville grew up in Roselle MO and moved to St Louis where she worked at Century Electric for many years, before working as a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with  her family .
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Tuesday, April 28, 12:30 p.m. Interment National Cemetery. Visitation Monday, 6-8 p.m.

Falcon, Marie E.
(nee Reinbold) Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Beloved wife of Tony Falcon; loving mother of Angie (Ed)  Lybarger, Karen (Mark) Crenshaw, Tony Falcon and Tina (Tim)  Venverloh; dear grandmother of Adam, Kara, James, Marie,  Christopher, Gregory, John and Cora; dear sister of Margaret Cain; dear aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass Monday, May 11, 11 a.m. at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church (6630 Christopher Dr.) Memorials to Alzheimer's  Association or St. Louis University School of Medicine, Center for  Anatomical Science and Education (  appreciated. A Service of KUTIS AFFTON Chapel.

Gerlach, Frederick H.
82, of Imperial died April 20, 2015,  
Mr. Gerlach was self employed in the recreation business. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1953 to 1955 in Korea.
Born Sept. 20, 1932, in California, Mo., he was the son of the late Carl and Ruby (Kaiser) Gerlach.
He is survived by his wife: Ursula I. (Jendreyko) Gerlach; a daughter: Diana (Chester) Grohs of Imperial; two grandchildren: Chester (Elizabeth) Grohs IV of Hillsboro and Miranda (Adam) Hahn of Festus; a great-grandchild: Gabriel Hahn of Festus; two sisters: Betty Rose (Ronald) Swillum and Hilde (the late Theodore) Kirchhoff, both of California, Mo.; and a daughter-in-law: Stephanie Gerlach of Imperial.
He was preceded in death by a son: Steven W. Gerlach; and a sister: Shirley (the late Raymond) Dahlstein.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at Bowlin Funeral Home, 100 S. Oak St., in California, Mo., and from 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, in St. Louis County.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, at the National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks, where Mr. Gerlach will be buried. Attendees are asked to meet at the cemetery’s administration building at 9:45 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kutis South County Chapel.

Gilliam, Floyd T., Jr.
fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy  Mother Church, Tues. April 21, 2015.
   Beloved husband of the late  Barbara "Pat" Gilliam (nee Sullivan), dear father of Mary Pat, Glenn, John (Lisa), and Corinne Gilliam, and  Megan (Dan) Kellogg, dear grandfather of Quinn, Molly, Bailey, Kaitlin, Casey, Brenna, Kathryn, Sean and Maggie, dear great-grandfather of Brady, dear brother of Ray (the late Dot), Jim (Sheila), Mary (John)  Timmerman, Tom (Doreen), Jerry and the late Bill (the late Nancy), dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
Services:  Memorial visitation will be held Fri. April 24 at Kutis Affton  Chapel, 10151 Gravois Rd. from 3-8 p.m.  The funeral Mass will be held Sat. April 25 at Ste. Genevieve du Bois Catholic Church, 1575 N. Woodlawn Ave., St. Louis, MO 63122 at 10 a.m.  Private interment Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to De LaSalle Middle School at St. Matthew's appreciated.

Liontos, Kaliope
(nee Kotis) on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
   Beloved wife of 64 years to the late Michael  Liontos; dear mother of Harriet  Liontos and Mary (Gary) Charipar; dear yiayia of Kate  Charipar (Aaron Buscemi) and  Michael Charipar; dear sister of  Penelope (Elias) Lialios and Sotirios (Ourania) Kotis and the late  Chrysanthy Premikiris, Polixeni  Stratos and Theofanis Kotis; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.
   Kaliope enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends. She leaves  behind a legacy of family strength, love and deep religious faith.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Friday, April 24, 4-8 p.m. with  Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 1755 Des Peres Rd. for 10 a.m. Service.  Interment St. Matthew Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church or American Heart  Association appreciated.

Mantych, Geraldine A.  "Gerry"
(nee Thomas) baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Beloved wife of Len Mantych; dear mother of Cathy (Mike) Economon, Tom and Tim  (Kristi) Mantych; dear grandmother Annemarie, Ben and Betsy  Economon, Joe and Max Mantych; dear sister of Dean (Faye) Thomas, Marilyn Ferrario and the late Dale  (Dorothy surviving) Thomas, Dot  Colby and Vernon Thomas; our  sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Memorial Mass Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m. at St.  Matthias the Apostle Church at 796 Buckley Rd., 63125. Contributions to St. Louis University School of Medicine appreciated. A KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY  Service.

Patterson, David D. on Tuesday April 21, 2015 Beloved father of Keylon Patterson,dear brother of Nancy Bausch
Services: Funeral from Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Friday May 1,10:30 am Interment J.B. National Cemetery Visitation  Thursday April 30  4-8 pm

Rosener, Theresa E.
(nee Buskuehl) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Ollie T. Rosener Sr.; dear mother of Oliver T. (Patricia) Rosener Jr., Barbara A. (David) Piffel and Nancy E. Rains; dear grandmother of Bryan, Kevin, Angela, Amanda, Deanna, Steve, Troy, Ricky and  Maria; our dear great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral at KUTIS
AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, April 27, 12 noon. Interment J. B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Anthony Hospice Program appreciated. Visitation Sunday 4-9 p.m.

Smith, Virginia Cecilia
(nee Schmid), 83, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 23, 2015.
  Beloved daughter of the late Frances (nee Tegethoff) and Charles Schmid; loving mother of Sally Smith and Scott Smith (Kia); cherished grandmother of Chad, Courtney and Caitlyn; our dear cousin, friend and colleague.
  Ginger lived each day on her own terms, enjoying every moment to the fullest with her adored family nearby. She was an only child, doted on by her devoted mother and father, who both set great examples for her in humility, friendship, love, and faith. As a teen, she set up her own dance instruction business for the neighborhood children; at Cleveland High School, she was a bright  student and lead drum majorette, twirling her baton with energy and verve in many St. Louis parades. 
  After her marriage and birth of her two adored children, she found an entirely new and natural role, that of being Super Mom: She showered her children with unconditional love  every day, as thrilled to hear about the latest test score as she was kind and tolerant of the various animals introduced as new family members on a regular basis.  She loved simple things: finding an interesting new book to read, hearing a favorite song, seeing a robin catching a worm, or eating a piece of hot bread with butter.
  She was always the first one to laugh at herself, and had a marvelous sense of humor. When she  reentered the working world in 1972, joining Union Electric's Personnel Records department, she found it difficult to keep quiet as she loved to talk, and as a result, made many friends among her treasured colleagues in more than two decades at Ameren UE.
  Ginger lived every day to the fullest, warming her friends' and family's hearts with her boundless love and colorful tales. She will be ever  remembered and missed by all, but her love remains with us always.
Services:  Visitation will be Tuesday, April 28, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois.  Funeral Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. at Kutis Affton Chapel, followed by interment at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Shriners' Hospital for Children, the Humane Society of Missouri, or to the charity of their choice.

Siebenmorgen, Barbara A.
Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Wednesday, April 22, 2015.   Dear daughter of the late Lawrence and Doris (nee  Krassinger) Siebenmorgen; dear sister of Donna Siebenmorgen; longtime special friend of Barbara  "Birdie" Mielke, Sarah and Tony; dear niece, cousin and friend of many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Monday, April 27, 9:30 a.m. to Assumption Catholic Church for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment Assumption Church Cemetery. Masses preferred. Visitation Sunday, 2-8 p.m.

Stumbaugh, William G.
On Saturday, April 18, 2015. Memorial Mass Tuesday, April 28, 10am  Assumption Church (Mattis Rd.) A Kutis South County Chapel Service.

Tripolitis,  Xanthula
passed away the morning of April 20, 2015 at her home surrounded by family and friends. Xanthula was 89 years old.
   She was born in St. Louis, MO to Anthony and Bessie Strategos on May 14, 1925. She attended Southwest High School and studied at Washington University. In 1947 she married the late Theodore Tripolitis and the couple had one daughter, Elaine.
   Xanthula proudly served as a member of the Crestwood Board of Alderman (1971-1976), and on the Crestwood Storm and Waste Water Committee, the Beautification Committee, Park Board, Landmarks Committee and Street Tree Committee. She was also instrumental to the purchasing and development of Whitecliff Park and ensuring the protection of its natural areas.
   Xanthula was passionate about her award-winning garden. She was a member of the National and State Federated Garden Clubs and was a certified Master Flower Show Judge and Landscape Design Critic. Xanthula was a member of the Ikenobo  Ikebana School in St. Louis and former president of Ikebana International of St. Louis. She exhibited and demonstrated flower arrangements in both American and Japanese Schools at the Missouri Botanical Garden for the Japanese Festival and the Federated Garden Clubs.
   Xanthula was preceded in death
 by parents Anthony and Bessie Strategos and husband Theodore.
   She is survived by her daughter Elaine Tripolitis, granddaughters  Allison and Anna, sisters Helen  Kiriakos and Mary Zanetos, nieces and nephews, goddaughter, loyal  caregivers and friends.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Sunday, April 26, 4-8 p.m. with Trisagion Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Services Monday, April 27, 10 a.m. at St.  Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church 4967 Forest Park Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108. Internment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association (, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (, or the Missouri Botanical Garden (

Wayne, Mary Ann  Merschmann
(nee Kalinoski)- Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday April 19, 2015.
  Beloved wife of the late Herbert Merschmann & the late David Wayne; loving mother of Barbara (Tony) Lammert; dear grandmother of  Gregory (Kathryn) Lammert;  cherished great grandma of Adam & Emma Lammert; dear step-mother of Cereta (Bill) Quinn; dear step grandmother & step great grandmother; dear sister of Robert Kalinoski and Bernice Roberts; dear aunt, great aunt,  cousin & friend.
Services: Visitation at St. George Catholic Church (4980 Heege Rd); Monday April 27 9:30 AM until  funeral mass at 11:00 AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to American Heart Assoc.,  Heartland Hospice or masses preferred.
A service of Kutis Affton Chapel.

Wiethop, Charles W.
Thursday, April 23, 2015. Beloved husband of Betty Wiethop (nee Belknap) for over 64 years; dearest father of Nanci Wiethop and the late Mark (survived by Becky) Wiethop;  loving grandfather of Sean Wiethop, Sophia and Charles Milo; dear brother of Vernon (the late Dorothy)  Wiethop; dear brother-in-law of the late Donald (Dorothy) Belknap; our dear uncle, cousin and friend of many.
 Member of Concord Village Lions Club, Algabil-Freedom Masonic Lodge #636 A.F. & A.M. and Moolah Shrine Temple.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Sunday, April 26, from 4-8 p.m. with Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m. and Concord Village Lions Rose service at 7:00 p.m., then taken to St. John's Evangelical UCC, 11333 St. John's Church Rd. (63123) Monday, April 27 for visitation at 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment St. John's Evangelical UCC Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to Concord Village Lions Club Fish For Sight appreciated.

Zinselmeier, Theodore L.
Retired St. Louis County Police Officer passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015.
   Beloved husband for 50 years of Janette Zinselmeier (nee Turner); devoted father of Michelle (Charles Sr.) McKnight, Tracey (Jack) Dodd and Theodore Lee (Shanna Fowler) Zinselmeier Jr.; dear grandfather of Tabatha, Charles Jr. and Theodore McKnight, Korina, Dylan, Bradley, Abigail, the late Allison and Grace Dodd, Elijah (US Air Force), Annabell and Lily Zinselmeier; dear great-grandfather of Kynleigh; dear brother of Richard (the late Ruby) Zinselmeier; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
   Mr. ZInselmeier was a retired St. Louis County Police Officer, after serving for 34 years.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Saturday, April 25, 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials to Christ Memorial Lutheran Church. Visitation Friday, 12:00 Noon to 9:00 p.m.