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Joseph J. Zeitz

1940 - 2018

Passed away suddenly at home on July 5th, 2018 

Joe is survived by his wife of 48 years, Rita and cherished daughter, Dawn. Beloved son of the late Lawrence and Josephine (nee Perano) Zeitz; dear brother-in-law of Janet Cusick, Richard (Judy) Cusick and Wayne (LeeAnn) Cusick; our dear uncle and friend.

He loved traveling and being with his family, playing golf, watching and feeding his birds. Peanut butter treats were his favorite, he would put PB on just about anything. Joe was loved for his big heart and quirky humor.  He will be missed each and every day.

Event date :  Jul-05-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jul-14-2018 6:00 pm




Jasper H. Warren

1943 - 2018


Jasper Henry (Arky) Warren 
Born July 20, 1943 went to be with the Lord June 29, 2018.
Jasper is preceded in death by his parents Jimmie D. Warren and Mary Alice (Nelson) Warren. 
His wife Linda (Bailey) Warren
His sister Carol Genease (Warren) McDermott
He is survived by his daughter Stacy Louise Warren, and granddaughter Isabella Louise Beck, brother Jimmie Warren, sister-in-law Barb Warren, brother and sister-in- law Rondal and Carol Bailey, Michael and Brinda Morrison, Gary  and Deborah Stokes, Charles Bailey, several couisins, nieces and nephews
Jasper enjoyed fishing, hunting, teaching Sunday School and being with his family. He will br greatly misssed by all who knew him.
Event date :  Jun-29-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jul-03-2018 6:00 pm



Larry T. Treis

1959 - 2018

Larry T. Treis went home to be with the Lord, June 19, 2018. Beloved son of the late Arthur and Judy Treis; dear husband of Angie (Albers) Treis; loving father of Sonya Treis; dear grandfather of Drake Estrada and Blake Patzius; dear brother of Ricki (Ed) Mayhall, John (Margie) Treis, Curt (Caren) Treis, Vicki (Jerry) Cagle, Jayne (Mark) West, Greg (Diane) Treis and Gary (Jill) Treis; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Larry enjoyed working and building things. He took great pride in his accomplishments. His heart was made of pure gold. He was a loving husband as well as a GREAT father. He was one of a kind. He will be truly missed.

Services: Visitation will be held Friday, June 22, 2018, from 12:00 P.M.  until service time beginning at 3:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 

Event date :  Jun-19-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jun-22-2018 6:00 pm






Catherine L. Ahrens

1950 - 2018

Catherine L. Ahrens went home to be with the Lord June 8, 2018. Dear daughter of the late Lewie and Rose (nee Rohrbach) Bardo; beloved wife of the late Patrick Ahrens; loving mother of Michael (Rebecca) McAllister, Timothy (Tammy) Ahrens and Philip (Bianca) Ahrens. Dear grandmother of Cassondra Taylor, Christopher DeVore, Diamond Brice, Adain Ahrens and Stephanie McAllister; dear sister of Gretchen Birdsall, Lucille Hart, Drucilla Bardo, Chris and Charles Bardo; sister-in-law of Mary Bardo, Lucille Matthews, Stanley Hart and James Birdsall; dear friend of Ronald Jackson, our dear aunt;  great-aunt; cousin; adopted mom and friend to many.  

Gone But Never Forgotten

Event date :  Jun-08-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jun-30-2018 6:00 pm




Hazel L. Chappell

1928 - 2018

Hazel L. Chappell went home to be with the Lord June 4 , 2018 at the age of 90.  Beloved daughter of the late Clyde and Sally Nolan; dear wife of the late Charles Chappell; loving mother of Patricia (Larry) Seymore, Jack Chappell and David (Karen) Chappell; dear grandmother and great-grandmother; dear sister of Paul (Barbara) Nolan and friend to many.

Hazel enjoyed crocheting, going to church, serving the Lord and her church family at Mercy Truth and Fellowship Church.

Event date :  Jun-04-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jun-08-2018 6:00 pm





William W. King, Jr.

July 31, 1943 - May 5, 2018

Beloved husband of Norma Benjamin Sacks King, Father to Christa and Brian King, "Daddy Bill" to Scott and Cindy Sacks. Dear cousin and friend.

Event date :  May-05-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  May-14-2018 6:00 pm



Mary E. Schumacher

1936 - 2018

Mary E. Schumacher went home to be with the Lord April 30, 2018 at the age of 82. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Bonnie Schumacher; loving aunt of Carla Goodwin and great aunt of Noah and Donovan Goodwin; and dear friend of Joy Collins.

Mary loved flowers and decorating, especially at holidays. She was a wonderful host and enjoyed making everything festive.

Event date :  Apr-30-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  May-04-2018 6:00 pm


Catherine R. Pecha

Catherine R. Pecha

1926 -2018


Catherine “Kay” R. Pecha, 91, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018, at Atrium Post-Acute Care in Bloomer Wisconson.

Catherine was born on December 15, 1926, to George and Catherine (Ryan) True in St. Louis, Missouri.

She enjoyed playing cards and bingo, she also enjoyed having pot luck dinners and going out for breakfast. Most of all she enjoyed being a homemaker, mother, grandma and great grandma.

She is survived by her children, Robert (Barb) Pecha of New Auburn, WI, Steven Pecha of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Christie and Michelle; great grandchildren, Amber, Lauren, Liam, Alyssa and Mackenzie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Pecha; son, William Pecha; parents, George and Catherine True; siblings, Annie, Margaret, Lucille, Estelle and Rosemary, George and John.

Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018, at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home.

Event date :  Apr-02-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Apr-10-2018 6:00 pm






Norman D. "Doug" Crites

1953 - 2018

In the arms of Jesus March 19, 2018 at the age of 65.  Born In Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the beloved son of Louise Monroe Jinks and the late Norman W. Crites; loving husband of Patricia (nee Bowman) Crites; dear father of Sarah (John) Elmendorf and step-father of David Warmoth; dear brother-in-law of Sue (Dave) Hallett, Kevin Bowman and Rick Bowman; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Mr. Crites retired from Chrysler after 30 years of service he was a member of the local 110 UAW, he then enjoyed country music, world traveling and animals. He was smart, witty and charismatic. Doug was always very generous and knew how to throw a great party! He will be missed by all who knew him.

Event date :  Mar-19-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-24-2018 6:00 pm




Patricia "Pat" J. Hollis

1939 - 2018

Went home to be with the Lord March 12, 2018 at the age of 78. Beloved daughter of the late Eugene Beckner and Grace LaMaitre; dear wife of Bill Hollis, Sr. for 43 years; loving mother of Debbie (Allen) Blake-Vandiver, Eddie Jackson, Jr., Patricia Jackson, George Hollis and the late Steven Blake and Karen Jane Blake; dear step-mother of Missy Bellis, Karen Hollis, Deborah (Terry) Baker, Billie Jean Rose and Billy (Elizabeth) Hollis, Jr.; our dear grandmother; great-grandmother; sister-in-law; cousin and friend to many.

Patricia enjoying collecting knick-knacks, especially angels. She loved her family and would do anything for anyone. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Event date :  Mar-13-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-17-2018 6:00 pm

Patricia A. Decker

1932 - 2018

Beloved grandma, great-grandma, sister, wife, mother and daughter.

Services: A short and informal memorial gathering will be held Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. Those who would like to say a few words, please feel free.

In lieu of flowers memorials are appreciated to Equestrian Services: Ride On Saint Louis,, P.O. Box 94, Kimmswick, MO 63053

Event date :  Mar-07-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-24-2018 6:00 pm





Reverend Charles B. Thompson

1930 - 2018

Reverend Charles B. Thompson went home to be with the Lord February 28, 2018 at the age of 87.  Dear husband of Sharon Thompson; dear step-father of James (Kathleen) Kimbell, Mike (Tammy) Kimbell and Kay (Marty) Barton; our dear grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many.

Reverend Thompson loved preaching the word of God, traveling,  watching westerns, and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the United States Air force and the Army.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Event date :  Feb-28-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Feb-28-2018 6:00 pm




Wanda Louise King

1940 -2018

Wanda went home to be with the Lord February 23, 2018 at the age of 77. Beloved daughter of the late Wayland and Retha Wallace; dear mother of Michael Morgan, Jennifer Bell, Janette (Fred) Christian, David (Teri) Morgan, Martin Morgan, Wallace (Angie) King and Walter (Gynger) King; loving grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 20; beloved sister of Wayland (Sharon) Wallace and the late Debbie Casey; our dear aunt; cousin and friend to many.

Wanda treasured her time drinking coffee and talking with her friends, she also enjoyed watching her TV programs.  She took great pride in trying to keep all her kids in line and loved them all dearly, along with her church family at Apostolic Pentecostal Church.

Event date :  Feb-27-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Feb-27-2018 6:00 pm





Boyd R. Holmes

1937 - 2018

Boyd R. Holmes passed away February 8, 2018 at the Lincoln County Nursing Home in Troy, Missouri at the age of 80.  Beloved father of Michael Holmes, Scot (Debbie) Holmes, John (Gretchen) Holmes, Chris Holmes, Nathan (Cindy) Holmes and the late Eric Holmes; dear brother of Madge Early, loving grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

His motto in life was "Search for the truth and that is what I recommend for everybody, only believe in what there is evidence for." He loved nature and spending time with his family.

Event date :  Feb-08-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Feb-08-2018 6:00 pm

Rose Marie Mazurskiewecz

1940 - 2018

Went home to be with the Lord, February 3, 2018. Beloved friend of Dan, Liz and Daniel Crum and Apostolic Pentecostal Church; our dear sister-in-law and aunt.

Rose enjoyed telling jokes, laughilng and eating. She loved her church family and they loved her. She will be grealy missed.

Services: A Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. at Apostolic Pentecostal Church, 901 Barracksview Road
St. Louis, MO  63125

Event date :  Feb-05-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Feb-12-2018 6:00 pm







Raymond E. Marcrum

1935 - 2018

Raymond E. Marcrum went home to be with the Lord February 3, 2018. Beloved son of the late Sidney and Hattie Marcrum; dear husband of Betty S. Marcrum for 60 years; dear father of Becky (David) Suchman, Rhonda (Rich) Scheer and Johnny (Stacey) Marcrum; our dear grandfather; great-grandfather; brother-in-law; cousin and friend to many

Mr. Marcrum retired from General Motors, he was a long time member and deacon of Lafayette Park Baptist Church. He enjoyed taking care of others, was always giving rides and was there for everybody. He will be greatly missed.

Event date :  Feb-03-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Feb-04-2018 6:00 pm




Mary R. Keener

1938 - 2018

Mary Ruth Keener went home to be with the Lord Januray 20, 2018, beloved daugher of the late Cecil and Delphia (nee Stewart) Headlee; loving wife of Darrell V. Keener for 54 years; dear mother of Kimberly Keener and Derek (Pam) Keener; dear grandmother of Josh Keener, Daniel Mian Keener, Sophie Keener and Emma Keener; dear sister of Carl Headlee, Robert Headlee and the late Charles Headlee; our dear sister-in-law; aunt; cousin and friend to many.

Mary loved everybody and she loved to laugh and smile.  She drove a school bus for 27 years and also loved her "kiddos" . She enjoyed her animals, especially Cricket and Pebbles. She was a long time member and servant at Grace Assembly of God Church. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 

Memorials appreciated to American Lung Association in Missouri, 7745 Carondelet, Suite 305, Clayton, MO 63105 

Event date :  Jan-20-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-22-2018 6:00 pm

        Joseph A. Cafazza


    1929 - 2018

Joseph Anthony Cafazza passed away peacefully January 20, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Gloria Sue Cafazza and six children, Annette Cafazza, Lynn Gregson (Rick), Joanne Wesloh (Al), Tony Cafazza (Traci), Jerry Cafazza (Mona) and Constance Cafazza.

Cherished grandfather to Stephanie Kleeschulte, Shannon Carico (Josh), Maggie McGrath (Kyle), Natalie Kastis (Nick) and Nika Cafazza. He was great grandfather to Josh, Bailey, Jack, Stefania and Alexandra, Luka, Niko, Johnny and Lola. 

He was preceded in death by grandson, Andy Wesloh.

Event date :  Jan-20-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-23-2018 6:00 pm



Ricky J. Roettgen

August 24, 1955 - January 15, 2018

Ricky went home to be with the Lord at the age 62. The beloved son of the late A.W. Roettgen and Helen (nee Weissenbach) Roettgen, dear brother of Mary (Jim) Eaton and twin brother of Micky (Linda) Roettgen and the late Wayne Weissenbach; our dear uncle; cousin and friend to many.

Ricky enjoyed Southern Gospel music and inviting people to church, he loved his dogs and cats. He also loved his family and church family. He was a life long member of Prince of Peace Church.

Memorials are appreciated to Prince of Peace Church, 2199 Forest Ave. St. Louis MO 63139

Event date :  Jan-19-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-15-2018 6:00 pm

William "Billy" Hunter

March 23, 1970 - January 6, 2018

Beloved son of the late Jon and Joann Hunter; dear brother of Jeanie Hunter; dear nephew of Terri (David) Webb, Duane (Joanna) Beale and Laverne (Debbie) Beale; dear friend of Jerome Murray.

Event date :  Jan-09-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-09-2018 6:00 pm

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