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        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 :  20-01-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  23-01-2018 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited




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 :  20-01-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  22-01-2018 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



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 :  19-01-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  15-01-2018 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

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 :  09-01-2018 6:00 pm
Event end date :  09-01-2018 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Larry G. Huebner

November 2, 1956 - December 31, 2017

Larry G. Huebner, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sunday, December 31, 2017.  Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Huebner; dear son of Rosemary Huebner (Ed Hetling) and the late Alvin Huebner, Sr. Dear brother of Mary Ann (Eddie) Dallam, Mae "Cookie" Birmingham, Patricia "Sally" (Barney) Barboza, Alvin Huebner, Jr., Brenda (the late Lee) Taylor, Debbie (Mike) Millaway, Nancy Huebner, Dorothy (Russell) Pound, Elmer Huebner, Robin Huebner, Steve (Lisa) Huebner and the late Floyd Huebner; our dear nephew, uncle, great-uncle, great-great uncle and friend to many.

Larry enjoyed spending time with his family, and they would like to offer a special thank you to Woodland Center Nursing Center in Arnold and to Alternative Hospice. 

Memorials are appreciated to Alternative Hospice, 1749 Gilsinn Lane, Fenton, MO 63026

Event date :  31-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  12-01-2018 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

 Charles "Buck" Fletcher

1951 - 2017

      Born December 26,1951 in Washington, DC,  He walked on out of this life,  December 26,2017 at  Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.   He is survived by his wife Tammy (Penrose) Fletcher; his beloved sister, Jean Meadows of Carmichaels, PA.; his dear children and children in his heart  Emma Gilbert of Conroe, TX,   Charles Fletcher III,  Melanie Henniger of Bonners Ferry,Idaho.  Kristalyn Massey and Angelina Parks of Morehouse, MO,  Paul Parks of Sikeston, MO   Cody Lancaster of Carmichaels, PA,   Chris Wilburn of Chaffee, MO,  Cameron Allen of Sikeston, MO,  Loretta Cates of  Fenton, MO. Loving grandfather of 19 Grandchildren, 10 great -grandchildren; and a great-grandchild  due in February of 2018;  family and friends in Pennsylvania,Wyoming,Texas, Idaho, and Florida.  Proceeding him in death: his parents,  Emma Wilson and Charles Fletcher, and two brothers Sidney Baggett and George. " Fletch"  Fletcher. He will be greratly missed by all who knew him.
Event date :  26-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  30-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited





Mae June Cooper

December 28, 1926 - December 11, 2017

Beloved wife of the late Charles. E. Cooper, Jr.; dear daughter of the late Charles and Jesse Holbrook; dear mother of Steven (Brenda) Cooper and Gary (Susan) Cooper; beloved grandmother of Shelley, Melanee, Jason, Bryan, Kevin and Kyle; dear great-grandmother of of April, Luke, and Mason;  sister-in-law of Viola Phillips;  aunt of Charles and Debbie Lightfoot and a dear friend of Brenda Lightfoot.

June enjoyed gardening, cleaning, giving and going to yard sales. She loved spending time with her family and was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Lemay. She will be greatly  missed.

Event date :  11-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  16-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Abbie S.  "Susie Q" Harper-Bainter

October 31, 1956 -  December 6, 2017

Beloved wife of Joseph Sullivan of St. Louis; dear mother of Rebecca (David) Adams, Thomas (Joselyn Rector) Harper, Laura (Matthew) Behne, Melissa Windell, James (LeAnn) Bainter, Clarence Bainter and the late John Arnard Pierce and Frank Joseph Pierce, precious sister of Jay'ne Harper, Shoug Harper and the late Frank "Hootie" Harper and Junior Arnard. Special aunt of Frank, Shelby and Billy Barton, Holly and Sara Harper, Aleina Harper, Amanda Dami and Misty Harper; blessed grandmother of Sandra, Seth, Connor, Noah, Kaden, Gage, Cameron, Levi, Colton and Jaxon Harper; our dear aunt, cousin and great friend to many.

Susie Q enjoed shopping on Cherokee, cooking and watching her T.V. programs. She deeply loved her family and Joseph Sullivan was her world. Susie Q and Shoug were very close and she will be greatly missed.

A special thank you to Melissa Smith, her longtime caregiver.

Event date :  06-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  15-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Marlene Thurman

1942 - 2017

Marlene went home to be with the Lord, December 3, 2017 at the age of 75.  Beloved wife of the late Jerry Dean Thurman; dear mother of Mark Thurman, Gregory Thurman and Jerry Lee (Imelda) Thurman; dear grandmother of Amy Thurman, Richard Nabual, Kayla Thurman, Christopher Thurman and Rebecca Thurman; great-grandmother of Sethen, Amelia, Elizabeth and Emily Ohmer, Paige and Brooke Nabual; dear sister of Donald Cox, Sandra Farris, Jackie Cox and the late Helen Cook and Wayne Cox. Our dear aunt and friend to many.

Marlene loved children and was called Grandma by everyone in the neighborhood. She enjoyed being outside and gardening.  Her family will always rememeber her as "The World's Greatest Cook" she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Event date :  03-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  06-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited
Dorothy A. White
1945 - 2017
Dorothy Ann White was originally born Dorothy Ann McKeever on December 7, 1945 to the union of W.C. McKeever and Chaney Bell Thomas.  She was born the ninth of ten children. Her mother Chaney Bell Thomas, father W.C. Mckeever, brothers and sisters David Rogers III, Goldie Rogers, Ollie May Rogers, Juanita Mckeever, Willie Mae Lee, Earnest Mckeever, Carl K. Mckeever, Charles Edward Mckeever proceeded her in death. 
     Dorothy attended O’Fallon Technical High School and Manpower Clerical School. Dorothy graduated from Forrest Park Community College with an Associate in Applied Science Human Services in August 1990.
     Dorothy had a career in several different fields over 20 years.  She was an employee at Beltx Corporation as a seamstress; Division of Family Services as a Clerk Typist and Energy Assistance as a receptionist. During her career she received many letters of appreciation for outstanding service. Dorothy loved practicing her piano music, knitting, travelling, shopping and spending time with her family. Dorothy was medically retired for almost twenty years, but remained a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend to those who knew her. 
    Dorothy departed this life on November 22, 2017 in Jennings, Missouri.
    She leaves to cherish her precious memories: her children – two daughters, Catherine R. White, Victoria J. Green and her husband Demetrius Green;  grandchildren: Kelly White, Walter Moore and Kristy White; and a host of nieces and nephews, and great grandchildren.
     She will be sadly missed.
Event date :  01-12-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  03-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Norine "Nonie" Holt

1931 - 2017

Beloved wife of the late Clyde L. Holt; dear mother of Charles L. (Renea) Holt, Sandra E. Holt, George F. (Debbie) Holt and Elizabeth (Roger) Spaugh; our dear grandmother of 9 and great-grandmother of 11; our dear sister, aunt, cousin and friend to  many.

Mrs. Holt was a long time member of Apostolic Pentecostal Church.

Event date :  29-11-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  01-12-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Melvin "G. "Puggy" Sandlin

1953 - 2017

Melvin went home to be with the Lord November 15, 2017. He was the dear son of the late Melvin W. and Mary Sandlin; beloved brother of Donna (Dave) Krupinski, Beverly Parker, Wayne (Bobbi) Glenn and Dennis (Elisa) Praiswater; our dear uncle; nephew; cousin and friend.

Melvin had a big heart and was very generous.  He enjoyed making funny remarks and laughing.  Only he knew what his technology was about and said "It was between him and God"  he worked on it very deligently! He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Event date :  15-11-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  20-11-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited





Donald J. Balcom, Sr.

August 28, 1952 - November 2, 2017

"Our Beloved Donald"

Dear son of the late Ralph and Patricia Balcom, Sr. Dear father of Cindy, Elisha, and Donald Balcom, Jr. and step-father of Ronny Day. Dear brother of Robert and Samuel Balcom and The late Ralph Balcom, Jr. and Billy Balcom. Our loving grandfather and friend.

Donald enjoyed cold beer, family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all.

Event date :  02-11-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  02-11-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited


Donald "Donny" W. Rutledge

August 27, 1963 - October 19, 2017

Donald Rutledge of St. Louis, passed away suddenly at the age of 54. Dear son of the late Donald Rutledge and Bob and Eleanor DeGonia; beloved brother of Tina (Corkey) DeGonia and the late Robin Degonia; dear uncle of Terry (Victoria) Zellers, Sheela Leonard, Samantha Lumsden and Staycee Lumsden, our dear great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Donny loved his work restoring homes and chandeliers, he enjoyed fishing and traveling to flea markets. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Event date :  21-10-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  26-10-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited




John H. Pierce 

January 30, 1950 - October 7, 2017

Beloved father of Dan (Alisha) Pierce and Laura Pierce; dear grandfather of Jayden Pierce. Loving brother of Sandy Pierce and boyfriend of Marie Boyer, he was a dear uncle and friend to many. 

John enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchild and cruising St. Louis with his girlfriend. He will be greatly missed.

Event date :  07-10-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  12-10-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Thomas "Thom" Y. Gray

1964 - 2017

Thomas Y. Gray went home to be with the Lord September 23, 2017. Beloved son of the late Leroy and June (nee Smith) Gray; dear brother of Michael Gray and the late Danny and Robin Gray, and honorary brother of Kim Prophete. Dear uncle of Crystal (Philip) Lewis, Danny Gray, Jr., Jennifer Gray, Danielle (Justin) McGuirk, Michael (Tiffany) Detherage, Jassen (Dawn) Detherage, Melissa (Brandon) Berrett; our dear great uncle. Dear nephew of Dale (Fay) Smith, Diane (Sonny) Wolf, Donna (Dan) Thornton, Brenda (Bill) Walz, Jim (Tammy) Smith, Karen (Jerry) Fife, and the late Harold Smith. Our loving cousin and friend to everyone.

Thom enjoyed family, firends, laughing and making others laugh; praising and worshiping the Lord.

Event date :  23-09-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  27-09-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Linda L. Roberts

1942 - 2017

Linda Roberts born May 8, 1942 embraced by the arms of the Lord September 12, 2017. Loving granddaughter, daughter, mother, grandmother, aunt and dearest friend to so many. The only thing that could distract her from a good book was the angelic face of a baby or a handful of chocolate. She was blessed with the ability to love each and every person in her presence without exceptions. All of her children were very special to her. In her smile she made a home for the heart of anyone lonely. 

Event date :  12-09-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  16-09-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

Betty J. Northener

1930 - 2017

Betty went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 7, 2017, at the age of 87.  She was born February 3, 1930 in Cannelton, Indiana to the late Pierce and Flora (nee Griesemer) Northener. Dear sister of the late Joan Northener, they were very close throughout their lives. She graduated from McKinley High School and was a proud Goldbug. Betty was a dear friend of the Saunchegrow family and an honorary aunt. She was a fun person and always had a laugh to share.  She loved to bowl, was a talented calligrapher and very knowledgeable on numerous subjects.  She took life with a grain of salt and enjoyed everyday.

Event date :  07-09-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  14-09-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited






Dorothy "Dot" M. Fowler

1928 - 2017

Dorothy went home to be with the Lord July 28, 2017 at the age of 89.  She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd W. Fowler; dear mother of Mary Cain and Sherry Grant; dear grandmother of Matt (Chrissy) Cain, James (Priscilla) Cain, Melissa (Jeff) Lewandowski and Dave (Amy) Level; great-grandmother of Ashley Cain, Emily Cain, Hailey Cain and Mia Level.

Dorothy enjoyed spending time with her family, and her Morse Mill Baptist Church family since 1978. watching John Wayne movies, chocolate, shopping and her friends.  She will be greatly missed.

Event date :  31-07-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  31-07-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited



Corene L. Showen

1932 - 2017

Corene went home to be with the Lord July 8, 2017. She was born in Holcomb, Missouri to the late William F. Taylor and Edna May (nee Hester) Taylor.The beloved wife of the late Dorsy Showen; dear mother of Glenda (Larry) Holt and Marynell Martin; dear grandmother of Duane Larry (Jill) Holt and Wendy Dawn (Anthony) Owensby; great-grandmother of Chase and Alyssa Holt and Logan and Ty Owensby; dear aunt of several nieces and nephews and friend to many.

Corene enjoyed singing in the church choir at Berea Temple Assembly of God, embroidery and doing arts and crafts. She was a volunteer at St. Anthony's Food Pantry. 

Event date :  08-07-2017 6:00 pm
Event end date :  14-07-2017 6:00 pm
Capacity :  Unlimited

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