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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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Mehlville, MO 63129
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Astorino, Salvatore A.  "Sammy" Jr.
asleep in Jesus Saturday, October 25, 2014.
  Beloved husband of Barbara  Astorino (nee Kasten); loving father of John, Sara (Tim), Shaun (Michelle) and the late Natalie; proud grandfather of Gavin, Kiely, Lilly, Eva and Eli; brother of Louise, Kristie, Mary, Vicky and the late Becky; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
  Salvatore fought the good fight.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, October 28, 12 noon. Interment Lakewood Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions  appreciated the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m.





Bellairs, Wanda M.
(nee Kennedy) Monday, October 20, 2014. Beloved wife of Norman L. Bellairs; our dear aunt, cousin and god-mother. A special thanks to many friends and care givers.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, October 27, 12:30 p.m.
Interment J. B. National Cemetery. Member of South County Baptist Church Metro Singers and spent many years as a volunteer for the Red Cross. Contributions to Red Cross appreciated. Visitation Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30.




Berger, Christine A.  "Chris"
(nee Haller) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Beloved wife of Henry W. Berger Jr.; dear mother of Nicole and Henry III Berger and second mother to Christi and Kenny Schweitzer; dear sister of Sherry Stevenson, Gary (Debra)  Haller and the late Phillip and Lynne Haller; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin, godmother and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255  Lemay Ferry Rd. Thursday, October 30, 9:15 a.m. to St. Joseph Church (Imperial) for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Diabetes Association or the charity of your choice, appreciated.  Visitation Wednesday 3-9 p.m.



Beuc, Rudolph Jr. Tues., Oct. 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Mildred "Millie" Beuc (nee Hild); dear father of Rudolph M. Beuc III and Ralph M. Beuc; dear brother of the late Robert (surviving Joann) Beuc; dear brother-in-law of Lawrence Hild; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.
   Mr. Beuc was a graduate of Washington University. He was founder and owner of R. Beuc Architects, past president of Webster Groves Lion's Club, past commander of American Legion Memorial Post #172, past state president of High Twelve Clubs of Missouri, past master of Oliver Branch Lodge #576, life member of Moolah Chanters, past grand of St. Louis Lodge #5 I.O.O.F. and a boyscout counselor for merit badges. He was a deacon and member of Webster Groves Presbyterian Church. Rudy was a pilot  and an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Sat., Nov. 1, 10am until Masonic Service at 12 noon. Funeral Service will be celebrated Sat., 12:30pm. Interment Sunset Cemetery. Contributions to Webster Groves Presbyterian Church or Shriner's Hospital appreciated.



Brophy, Loretta Marie
(nee Brown), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Saturday, October 25, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Michael F. Brophy Sr.; loving mother of Michael (Doris), Tom, Timothy, Deborah and the late Dennis, Terry (surviving Carol) and Kevin; dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, October 28, 11 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Bellefontaine   HAB Center Parent's Association.  Visitation Monday, 4-8 p.m.


 
Dirkers, Lorraine K.
on  Oct 9, 2014, age 92, in Reston, VA. Beloved wife of the late Harold L. Dirkers, beloved mother of  Suzanne Dirkers, Kathleen (Robb) Johnson; beloved grandmother of Joseph A. "Jay" Dunn IV, Patrick S. Dunn; beloved sister-in-law of  Norbert Dirkers, Sr. Carine Dirkers
S. S. N.D. and the late: Fran Dirkers (Dorothy), Raymond Dirkers, Sr.  Fanchette S.S.N.D., Catherine  Maddock (Earl); beloved sister of the late: Eleanore Kennedy, Clifford  Kennedy (Eleanore "Jerry"), James Kennedy; beloved aunt and friend.  Lorraine spent most of her life in St. Louis, MO and was a secretary  before marriage and motherhood. Services: Visitation will be held at Kutis Funeral Home at 10151 Gravois Rd. on Oct 27, 6-8 pm. Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of Providence Church at 2:00 pm Oct. 28, to be followed by burial in  Resurrection Cemetery.  
                




Farrar, Zane
on 10/22/14, Funeral  Service Kutis, So. Co. Mon. 10/27, 11:30am. Interment JB Nat'l. Vis. Sun. 4-8pm.




Fialka, Theresa J. (nee Bambrick) baptized into the hope of Christ's resurrection, Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Glennon J.  Fialka Sr.; dearest mother of Karen (Charles) Kimmel, Glennon Jr. (Lisa), Christopher, David and the late  Gregory Fialka; loving grandmother of Douglas, Sarah, Andy, Mary,  Laura, Kara, Curtis, Amber, Angela and Cristina; dear sister of James Bambrick; our dear great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Monday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. to Assumption Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B.  National Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m.


Frandeka, Anna L.
(nee Muich), born January 8, 1916, passed October 25, 2014 in her 98th year.
  Lady meat cutter in family owned business, Frandeka Meat Market at Soulard Farmer's Market. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Frandeka Sr.; dear daughter of the late Caroline Zivcic and Andrew Muich; dear mother of Jerry (Diane) and the late Joseph S. Frandeka Jr.; grandmother of Carrie (Tom) Harmon and  Jeff (Meaghan); great grandmother of Tyler, Chase and Olivia; sister of the late John and Joseph Muich, Mary Eberline and Helen Crnkovich; dear aunt, great-aunt and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Tuesday, October 28, 10 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation  Monday 4-8 p.m. 



Goedeker, Raymond  Bernard
fortified with the  Sacraments of  Holy  Mother Church, on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
   On January 31, 1948 Raymond married the late Evelyn Colleen  Reeder.  They were married over 63 years, raised seven children together, and traveled the world.
   During World War II, he made prosthetics  for injured soldiers including  Stanley Reese, a president of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.  After his military service he returned to Orchard Paper Company where he worked for fifty years rising to the office of Vice President. Ray loved sports and played corkball until age 65 with the Gateway Corkball Club.    He could fix almost anything and enjoyed teaching his sons how to do car and home repairs.  He stressed the importance of being a good example to others, always telling the truth, and being a good worker. He attended daily Mass at St. Raphael Church and prayed the rosary at Garden Villas South and Delmar Gardens.  He'd had warm beer and cold beer, but he never had a BAD beer!  His favorite saying was "See you in church, last pew, after the collection!"
   He was the much  loved father of William (Linda) Goedeker, Kathlyn (Steve) Wieland, Donald (Kathy)  Goedeker, Kenneth (Margaret)  Goedeker, Timothy (Carol) Goedeker, Rita (Wil) Nonnenmacher,  and  Francis  (Rhonda) Goedeker.
   Ray was very proud  of his grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Biswell,  Jessica (Jason) Brown, Robert (Kate) Goedeker, Lisa Goedeker; Colleen Marler Malone, Heather Marler;  Abigail (Patrick) Durst, Ellen (Jeff) Swarts, Anne (Erik) Judson, Kate Goedeker; the late Sarah, Catherine, Amanda, and Lindsey Goedeker; the late Nicholas Goedeker, Liz (Jason) Olliges, Kimberly (Justin) Beardslee, Gwendolyn, and Daniel Goedeker, Lauren, Jack, Caroline, and Willie Nonnenmacher; Jared and Alyssa Goedeker.
   He delighted in visits from his great-grandchildren Ella Rose,  Dominic, Vivienne, Gianna, William, Thomas, Lillian, Henry, Madeline, Benjamin, Emerson, Burke and  Walter.
   Raymond  Goedeker  was born on June 28, 1923 to Bernard  Goedeker  and Louise Schott in St. Louis, Missouri.  He was the brother of the late Mildred (the late Charles) Tichacek, the late Bernard (Wanda) Goedeker, the late Eugene ( the late Lillian), the late Laverne (the late Leo)  Groszewski, Lee (Thomas) Kren, and Mary Lou Goedeker. Dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
   Thank you Dad, for your love and selfless dedication to our family.



Geurin, Betty Rae
(nee Richmond) died on Monday,  October 20, 2014 at the age of 89.
   Beloved wife for 54 years of the late Bart Geurin; dear mother of Brad (Cathy) Geurin, Brian Geurin and Julie (Jay) Beattey; dear grandmother of Matt (Liz), Tim, Amy,  Katie,  Jessica and Jackie; dear sister of the late Bob (surviving Audrey)  Richmond.
Services: Visitation at Webster Groves Presbyterian Church (45 W. Lockwood Ave. 63119), Saturday,  October 25, from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Glendale Cemetery,   Fillmore, IL at 3 p.m. KUTIS  AFFTON  SERVICE.




Haas, Catherine "Classy Cathy"
(nee Loseto) fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Friday, October 24, 2014.
 Beloved wife of the late Melvin John Haas; dear mother of Richard  (Kelley) Haas; dear grandmother of Diane and Scott Haas; dear friend of many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday, October 27, 9 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Cathy was a member of Red Hat Ladies  Society and a member of  Anchor Yankers Yacht Club. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m.




Hanneken, Michael L.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on Wed., Oct. 15, 2014. Husband of Linda Hanneken (nee Foerstel); loving father of Sarah Hanneken; dear friend of Tim Murphy; our dear brother, brother-in-law, son-in-law, godfather, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
 Michael was a proud member of Local 1 IBEW.
Services: Private services were held at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL.




Held, Timothy H.
on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Beloved life partner of Vince  Vitale; dear son of Harold and H. Maureen Held; dear brother of Jack (Kay) and George S. (Sue) Held; our beloved uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin and friend.
Mr. Held recently retired from the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency after 33 years of service.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, on Tuesday, October 28, 3-9 p.m with Service at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, Girl  Scouts of America, or St. Francis of Assisi Church (Telegraph Rd.)

 



Hensley, Linda Sue (nee Wolfe)
Friday, October 17, 2014.
Memorial visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Saturday, October 25, 1:00 pm until memorial service at 3:00 pm.





Hogan, George A.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
 Beloved father of George G. Hogan; friend and "father" to Mark (Sandy) Benack; our dear grandfather, great-grandfather and friend of many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Saturday, October 25, 11 a.m.
Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. Visitation Friday 4-9 p.m.





Holloway, Patricia A.
(nee Harris) on Monday, October 20, 2014. Dear mother of Mike and Bill (Joanne) Holloway.
Services: Memorial visitation at  KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151  Gravois, Sat, October 25, from 11 a.m. until funeral services at 4 p.m.




Hunt, Barbara M.
(nee Zuccarello) fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church,  Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
Beloved wife of Alan Hunt for 48 years; dearest mother of Pamela Hunt, Laura Craig and Alicia (Steve) Hutt; loving grandmother Dacia, Danielle, Tayler, Alan, Victoria and Andrew; our dear great-grandmother, sister-in-law, niece, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Friday, October 24, 4-8 p.m.  Funeral Saturday 10 a.m. Burial Monday, October 27, Please meet at J.B. National Cemetery 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Stroke Association appreciated




Jackson, Aaron L.
Thursday, October 23, 2014. Beloved son, nephew, brother & uncle. Visitation at Kutis City Chapel, 2906 Gravois Sat. 4-8pm. Funeral Sunday 1pm



 
Kiefer, Kenneth P.
Fortified with the  Sacraments of Holy  Mother Church, Thursday,  October 23, 2014.
   Dear father of Ken M. (Leah), Tom (Marilyn) Kiefer, Kathy (Steve) Kiefer-Guinta, Sharon (Ricky) Johnson and JoAnn (Joseph) Boyd; our dear grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.  Monday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. to St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-8 p.m.



 
Kodelja, Walter Emil
baptized in the hope of Christ resurrection Thurs. Oct 23, 2014.
Beloved husband of  Veronica M. Kodelja (nee Jarus). Dear father of Donna (Mike)  Jarnagin, Tina (Brian) Stefo, Don  (Diane) Kodelja and the late Janice & Michael Kodelja. Dear grandfather of Angela, Nicole, Drew, Madeline, John, Veronica, Alex, Alley, Eric & Elizabeth. Dear grandfather of Quinn, Elliott, Henry & Oliver. Dear brother of the late Frank Kodelya & Emily Gruelich. Our dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend of many.
Services: Visitation at Nazareth  Living Center (#2 Nazareth Lane), Tues., Oct. 28, 9:00 a.m.  until Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Walter was a longtime driver for Schnucks Markets. Donations to St. Louis Variety Club, American Diabetes Assoc. or Wounded Warriors Program. A KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE





Osiek, Imogene R. "Jean" (nee Fahland), asleep in Jesus, Thurs., Oct. 23, 2014. Beloved wife  of Donald W. Osiek; loving mother of Robin and Diane; proud grandmother of 4; our dear sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Mon., Oct. 27, 10:30am. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Visitation Sun., 4-8pm. 




Partell, Wanda M.
(nee Martin) Friday, October 17, 2014. Beloved wife of 58 years of the late Joseph Partell; dear daughter of the late James and Mabel Martin; beloved sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Saturday, October 25, 11 a.m.  Interment Sunset Cemetery.  Contributions to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society appreciated. Visitation Friday, 4-8 p.m.



Perry, Margaret E. (nee Whitter) Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence E. Perry.  Dear mother of Mary (Rich) Fava, the late Larry (Michele), Karen (Rick) Mrad and Bob.  Dearest grandmother to Kelli (Charlie) Jackson, Angela (JD) Frazier, Kate Schanuel, Claire (Amanda), Matt (Madi),  Bridget, Eric (Laurie) Enright and great-grandma to six. Dear sister of Lola (the late Al) Horejsi, Imogene (Charlie) Wimberly, the late John  (Gerri), and Bernie (Valarie).  Our dear aunt, great-aunt, and friend to many.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS  AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Saturday, October 25, 9:30 a.m. to Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church for a 10 a.m. Mass with burial at  Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of your choice. VISITATION Fri. 4-8 P.M.




Pike, Donald E.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Monday October 27, 10:30 am. Interment National Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 4-7 pm.



Pluth, Eric V.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
Memorial visitation at KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. Saturday, October 25, 2:00 pm until memorial service at 4:00 pm.




Ramsey, Frank E.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Husband of Linda Ramsey. Visitation Kutis So. County, 5255 Lemay Ferry, Sat., Oct. 25, 2-8pm. Service at 6 p.m.




Schallom, Edward R.
fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Thursday, October 23, 2014.
   Beloved husband of Leoba "Lee" Schallom (nee Schluss); dear brother  and brother-in-law of  Cyrilla  Overkamp and the late Josephine (Adolph) Steppig, Barbara (Norman) Anton, Sister Loretta, CPPS and Tony Schallom and Hildaguard (Howard) Kirchner; dear uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle, cousin and friend.
   Ed was a 60 year member of the Legion of Mary.
Services: Funeral from  KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois,  Monday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. to   St. Dominic Savio Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Entombment Resurrection Mausoleum. Masses or donations to St. Dominic St.  Vincent de Paul appreciated. Visitation Sunday 3-9 p.m.



Stokes, Alvera V.
(nee Kuchar), Friday, October 24, 2014.
   Beloved wife of the late Hersel H. Stokes; dear mother of Charles (Suzanne), David (Edna), Gary (Deborah) and the late Dennis Stokes; dear grandmother of Charles, Laura, Mark, Angela, Sarah and Michael; dear sister of Carol; our dear greatgrandmother of 9; aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Tuesday, October 28, 12 noon. Interment National Cemetery, In lieu  of flowers, contributions to de Greeff Hospice House appreciated. Visitation  Tuesday, 9 a.m. until Service at 12 noon.
 


Wilson, Frederick Leroy "Lee"
of St. Louis, Mo., passed away on October 19,2014 at the age of 76. Born August 13, 1938 to the late Haskel and Juanita Wilson, Lee is preceded in death by his cherished son, Bryan Wilson, and his beloved daughter, Linda (nee Wilson) Brockschmidt. Lee is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty (nee West) Wilson, daughter Deborah (nee Wilson) Jennings, son Thomas Wilson, 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Lee was a longtime master upholsterer and Chartered member of the Elks.
Service: Visitation will be held Saturday October 25, 2014 from 2-6p.m. at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Rd. St. Louis, Mo. 63123 followed by a  6 p.m. Memorial Service. Private burial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to the Shriner's Hospital for Children at 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63131 appreciated.


Wolff, Elvera F.
Thursday, October 23, 2014. Visitation Tues. Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m. until service at 1 p.m. at Kutis So. County. Interment National Cemetery.