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Thelma L. McNail

Thelma Louise (Dement) McNail, 81, of Pevely died Jan. 28, 2016, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in CrystalCity.

Mrs. McNail was a homemaker. Born Jan. 31, 1934, in Redford, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Leona (Casey) Dement. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Lee Roy McNail.

She is survived by five daughters: Connie (Ross) Stretch of Dittmer, Betty Wosman of Pevely, Paula Caby of Arnold, Deborah McNail of Pevely and Jacqueline (Mark) Raspberry of St. Peters; a brother: Danny (Brenda) Dement of Steelville; three sisters: Velma (Norman) Bowles of Potosi, Norma (Bob) Buhler of Fredericktown and Rose (Bob) Forshee of Mountain Home, Ark.; 13 grandchildren: Kerwin Stretch of Nuremberg, Germany; Kristy Stretch of Dittmer; Kevin Finn of Arnold; Rheannon (Wes) Melber of Pevely; Jonathan Borchelt of Minot, N.D.; Aundreya Ottens of Arnold; Robert (Suzanne) Caby of Crystal City; Richard (Amanda) Caby of Pevely; Steven (Christine) Caby of Orlando, Fla.; Alishea (Caleb) Elifrits of Festus; Kyle McNail of St. Peters; John (Christi) McNail of Columbia; and Matthew Raspberry of Shiloh, Ill.; and 12 great-grandchildren: Ashtin Vessels of Cape Girardeau; Hannah Robinson of Pevely;  Ricky Potter of Pevely; Isabelle and Emerson Caby of Crystal City; Jonathan, Aiden and Adelaide of Pevely; Dexter and Felix Caby of Orlando, Fla.; and Avery and Jacob Elifrits of Festus.

She was preceded in death by a son: Mark McNail; five brothers: Elmo Dement, Glenwood Dement, Stanley Dement, Harold Dement and Wayne Dement; a sister: Lucille Goodman; and two sons-in-law: William Wosman and Bruce Caby.

Visitation is scheduled for 10 a.m. and a funeral service at noon Monday, Feb. 1, at Sandy Baptist Church, 9331 Sandy Church Road, east of Hillsboro, officiated by Pastor Cody Alley and Pastor David Wells. Burial will be in Sandy Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Sandy Cemetery or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of McLaughlin Funeral Home in St. Louis.  


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Event date :  28-01-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  01-02-2016 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited





 Richard Frank Holtmeyer

1934 - 2016




Richard Frank Holtmeyer died January 25, 2016. He died at St. John's Hospital at the age of 81. Born February 28, 1934, in St. Elizabeth Missouri, to the late Theodore and Catherine (Franken) Holtmeyer. He married Norma Jean Hake on May 14, 1960 They were blessed with  55 years of marriage. He is the dear father of Douglas Holtmeyer and Rhonda Anderson, both of St. Louis. Dear grandfather of Megan, Jacob, Elexis Holtmeyer, Brenden Anderson and Aaron Byington and great grandfather of Nathan Romero Holtmeyer. Dear brother of Theodore "T.J." Holtmeyer of Gravois Mills, Missouri, Annbelle Schutzler and Henrietta Schaffer of Jefferson City, Missouri and the late Frederick, Winfred and Edward Holtmeyer of Kansas City,Missouri and Delores Darveaux of Omaha, NE. 


He worked at Cupples Manufacturing in Overland, Missouri and retired after 37 years. He served in  the U.S. Army January 7th, 1955 to December 7th, 1957.

Interests-Richard and Norma Jean had a country place in Labadie, MO for over 40 years. They spent every weekend there planting their garden, canning, and maintaining the property. He loved any activity that kept him busy in the outdoors.  They recently sold their country place but Richard continued his outdoor activities, including a small garden at their home in Maryland Heights.  He also loved spending time with his children, grandchilred and a new great grandchild.  He deeply loved them all and made that affection known to all.  Richard was a deeply religious man and practiced his Catholic faith at All Souls Catholic Church in Overland and most recently at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Maryland Heights.

 Services:  Visitation will be held Friday, January 29, 2016 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Mass at Holy Spirit Parish 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, Father Bockskopf officiating. Interment Private


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Event date :  26-01-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  29-01-2016 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Udie Clifford Huson


Udie Clifford Huson was born November 8, 1931 in Naylor, Missouri to the late Vern (nee Turner) and Udie W. Huson. He went home to be with the Lord January 12, 2016 at the age of 84.  The Beloved husband of the late Magdalene "Lucky" Huson. Dear father of Randy (Deborah) Huson and the late James, Barbara, Cliff Jr., and Arvil Huson. Dear grandfather; great-grandfather; uncle;  cousin and friend. Mr. Huson retired in 1995 from Publication Printing. He will be greatly missed.

Event date :  12-01-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  18-01-2016 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited





Christian M. Mattingly




Christian “Jesus”, 18, was called home on the evening of January 9, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born on April 28, 1997 in St. Louis, the beloved son of Christina “Chrissy” Mattingly. (Biological Father, John) He attended Carnahan High School where he was a teammate of the Carnahan Football Team and he was on the Honor Roll every semester. He graduated Carnahan High School on May 14, 2015. He was currently enrolled at Forest Park Community College where he intended to pursue his career in the automotive field following his “Pawpaw’s” footsteps.

Christian attended Young Life of St. Louis where he participated in youth group activities and volunteered his time to help other children of the community. Christian enjoyed being with his friends and family and playing his video games.

Christian “Jesus” is survived by his Mother Christina “Chrissy” Mattingly and his brother Justin Mattingly. (Biological Father and Half Siblings) He also leaves his Maternal Grandmother “Mawmaw” Betty Mattingly of St. Louis and is preceded in death by his maternal Grandfather “Pawpaw” Danny Mattingly. He is also survived by his Uncle Danny Mattingly, Jr. (Wife, Angela Mattingly) of Kentucky (Danny, Michael and Kayla) his Uncle David Mattingly of St. Louis and by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Christian “Jesus” is also survived by his closest, dearest friends Dominic, Nicholas, Montell, Laurent, Curtis, Darius, Deandre, Xavier and is also preceded in death of his good friend Irijah S. Johnson.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by the McLaughlin Funeral Home located at 2301 Lafayette Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104. Visitation will be Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to help pay funeral expenses for Christian.




Event date :  10-01-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  14-01-2016 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

David P. Whitehead

1967 - 2016

David Whitehead born in St. Louis, July 26, 1967, the beloved son of the late Norma Jean (nee Smith) and George Whitehead. Dear father of Hannah Whitehead and grandfather of Caydence Escobar;   dearest twin brother of Daniel "Bear" Whitehead, Kelvin Whitehead, Jeffrey Whitehead, Billy Whitehead and Kelly Tovar, Loretta (Tino) Faavi, Jimmy Harkins, Dennis Harkins, and the late Kelly and Leon Whitehead; dear uncle and best friend of William and Leon Whitehead,  Isabella, Marianna, Martin and Javier Tovar and a host of many others. Our dear nephew, cousin, and friend.


Event date :  09-01-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  12-01-2016 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Dave J. Mullane


Born August 9, 1938 in St. Louis, asleep in Jesus, October 13, 2015 at the age of 77.  Dave was the beloved son of the late  Richard and Virginia (Eckert) Mullane. Dear brother of Vera Steinkoetter, Deanna (Ron) Cecil, Lillian Wright, Mary (Larry) Summers and Esther (James) Little, and the late Richard, Danny, Bill, Joann, Delia, Virginia and Sandy Mullane; our dear nephew; uncle; great-uncle; cousin and friend.

Dave will be fondly remembered by playing Santa and the Easter Bunny at many children's events.  He also enjoyed volunteering and working for many charities. He was a Central High School and SIU Carbondale alumnus. He will be greatly missed by many. 

Event date :  13-10-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  19-10-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Wanda L. Kay

Wanda went home to be with the Lord October 9, 2015.  She was the dear daughter of the late Louie and Iza Akers; dear sister of Dorothy Pickett, Teresa Simpson, and the late Alta Gregory, James Melvin and Burlie Clyde.  Our dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend to many.

Event date :  09-10-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  13-10-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited


                                                                                             Carla (nee Rustemeyer) Anderson

Carla (nee Rustemeyer) Anderson of Dittmer, Missouri died October 1, 2015 at home.  She enjoyed her family, caring for her many nieces and nephews, and gardening. Carla was born February 3, 1964  in St. Louis, Missouri to the late Clarence and Mary Lou Rustemeyer.  She is survived by her husband John "Matt" Madden; siblings, Mark (Linda) Rustemeyer of Maryland Heights, Donna (Larry) Winkelman of Freeburg, Tony Rustemeyer of Dittmer and the late Evelyn Roberts; many nieces and nephews and many great nices and nephews.

Event date :  01-10-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  10-10-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Lilllian C. Terry

Lillian C. Terry went home to be with the Lord September 15, 2015.  She was born in Pacific Missouri to the Late Charles and Saralou Schneider.  Beloved mother of Barry Prince and the late Norma Lee Strange.  Dear grandmother of Tony Strange, Artie Strange, Lorie Strange, Renee Mullen; dear great grandmother of Rebel Lee Bone, Heather Rarick, Norval Presley, Brieann Presley, Kody Mullen Anthony Presley, Riley Presley, Skylar Presley, Gage Presley and Frankie Presley; dear sister of Florabelle Pender and Delores Allen and the late Hilda Greenway, Florence Scheider, and many other siblings that preceded her in death.  Our dear aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend to many.


Event date :  15-09-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  18-09-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Michael B. Tallent, Sr.

Michael passed away on September 10,2015 at the Big Bend Woods Care Center.  We was the beloved husband of Monica Horak Tallent; father of the late Michael B. Tallent, Jr. He was a dear uncle, great-uncle and brother-in-law of Ronald and Richard Horak.

Servie: Visitation Monday September 14th from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. service time. McLaughlin Funeral Home 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104

Donations preferred to St. John Nepomuk 1625 S. 11th St. St. Louis, MO 63104. 

Internment Private


Event date :  12-09-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  12-09-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Charleen "Dolly" Roark

Dolly Roark went home to be with the Lord August 24, 2015 at the age of 82.  Beloved wife of Ronald Roark; dear daughter of the late Arthur and Marie Goldacker; dear mother of Ronnie (Jan), David (Brenda), Danny (Tonia) and Gary (Mindi) Roark; dear sister of Sonnie (Ruth) Goldacker;  our dear grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many.

Event date :  26-08-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  26-08-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Dragutin "Karl" Drakulic



Drakulic, Dragutin ,” Karl “ was born on April 4, 1916 in Bela Krajina, a region in southern Slovenia. He was one of nine children. He passed away peacefully on June 11, 2015, at the young spirited age of 99 and sharp as a tack. An avid gardener loved flowers and birds.  Preceded in death by his wonderful wife of 65 years, Elizabeth Drakulic, who passed away last year.  Dragutin “ Karl “ and his wife immigrated to America in October 1950 aboard the General Taylor and settled in St. Louis. Karl was a long-time employee of Western Electric in St. Louis, retiring in 1976. He was a devoted member of the Holy Trinity Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church. Dear Kum to Dusan Manjencich (Zora) and Milan Manjencich and three adopted grandchildren, Danijela, Jasna and Obren Manjencich.  Dragutin is also survived by cousins, nephews and nieces both here in the US, Slovenia and Canada.

Event date :  11-06-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  14-06-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Michael Lane Billingsley

Michael Lane Billingsley, died suddenly June 4, 2015, at the age of 24. Dearest son of Dana Bogacki Billingsley (dec'd)and Jack Lane, stepson of Myke Billingsley. Fond brother of Joseph and Stephen Billingsley; grandson of George And Marilyn Bogacki and Jack and Kate Lane; loving nephew of Bob Bogacki, Thomas (Whitney) Lane and Mamie Lane; cousin to Luca, Ryder and Jack Lane.

Michael was young but his life was filled with experience.  He was a lover or the outdoors and adventure.  He was rarely seen without his guitar and music accompanied him on his extensive travels.  He had a caring family at home, a community of friends across the country and he engendered love in those who knew him.  Michael was a gentle, generous, talented young man and he will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Friday, June 12, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104

Burial: Private

Donations appreciated in Michael's name to:

Daniel Devereaux Memorial Trust, 2117 S. 13th  St. Louis, MO  63104


Event date :  04-06-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  12-06-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Rebecca "Becky"  Sencibaugh

(nee Fox) Born January 9, 1961 passed away May 1, 2015 at the age of  54.

Beloved mother of Cyrus, Sarah and Johnny Sencibaugh; dear life partner of Steve Sencibaugh and good friend of John Ferguson.


Event date :  02-05-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  08-05-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Betty Marie Koehler


(nee Butler) April 24, 2015. Betty Marie, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Catholic Church.

Dear daughter of the late Emma Mae and Joseph B. Butler; beloved wife of 62 years to the late Leo A. Koehler; loving mother of Susan (James) Purtell; dearest grandmother to Andrew Purtell;  dear sister of the late Cletis (Rosita) Butler, the late Maudeline (John) Halback, the late Curtis (Marie) Butler; dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend.

She was an active member for many years to the Christian Mothers' Society and Our Ladies Sodality at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. She baked many cakes for bake sales, school picnics and participated in the St. Patrick's Casserole Program at IHM Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to St. Jude's Hospital for Children or charity of choice.

Event date :  25-04-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  28-04-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Leonard  M. Hatton


Leonard M. Hatton born July 29, 1954 to the late Chester and Bessie (nee Beers) Hatton passed away April 21, 2015 at the age of 60.  The dear father of Marcia, Lynda and Cynthia Hatton and the late Jacob Lee Hatton.  Dear grandfather of Marshae, Nala, Chontez, Patrice, Justice, Jasmine, Corlynda, Bessie, Jenice, Dormarcus, Carlos, Aniya, Jordan and Brendon; dear great-grandfather of Faith.  He was the beloved brother of Dennis (Pat) Hatton, Carol (Shelby) Turnbough, David (Elaine) Hatton, Kathleen Byram, Peggy (Lee) Hatton and the late Laura Gresham. Dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend.


Event date :  21-04-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  24-04-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Dorothy Alta "Dot" English

Dorothy was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Harvey and Esther (nee Schaumann) English on September 20, 1937. Beloved Aunt, Great-Aunt, Great Great-Aunt, Sister-In-Law, Cousin, and friend to many. Dorothy was also a proud McKinley Goldbug.


Services:  Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 4 - 8 pm at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 11:00 am. 

Pastor Dennis Baker Officiating

Interment: St. Marcus Cemetery



Event date :  13-04-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  13-04-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Marjorie Anne Long

1939 - 2015


Marjorie Long of Affton, Missouri passed away April 15, 2015.  Dear daughter of the late Allen and Majorie (nee Dillman).  Dear mother of Elizabeth Michelle Starke of Seattle Washington.


Services: Private

Event date :  06-04-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  16-04-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Norma Jean Whitehead

Norma Jean Whitehead was born November 4, 1937, in St. Louis, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord  March 16, 2015 at the age of 77.  Beloved wife of the late George Whitehead. Dear daughter of the late David Smith and Leon and Loretta Hooper. Dear Mother of Loretta (Tino) Faavi, Jimmy Harkins, Dennis Harkins, Kelvin, Jeffrey, Daniel, David and Billy Whitehead and Kelly Tovar, and the late Kelly and Leon Whitehead.  Dear Grandmother of Stephanie, Steven, Lil Dennis, Brittany, Josh, George, Melanie, Lil Kevin, Jeffery, Brenden, Brianna, Nick, Caroline, Hannah, Cadence, Leon, Jeffrey and Dalton, William, Isabella, Marianna, Martin and Javier and dear Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin and friend to many.

Mrs. Whitehead was a lifetime member of Apostolic Faith Pentecostal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the church.

Event date :  16-03-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  19-03-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Kenneth W. Stricklin

He was born November, 21, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri to George and Ruth (nee Suttles) Stricklin. He passed away March 13, 2015 at the age of 68. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (nee Corder) Stricklin. Dear Father of Michele and Michael Stricklin. 

Event date :  13-03-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  21-03-2015 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

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