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Udie Clifford Huson

1931-2016

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 :  Jan-12-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-18-2016 6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Christian M. Mattingly

Jesus”

1997-2016

 

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 :  Jan-10-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-14-2016 6:00 pm

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 :  Jan-09-2016 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jan-12-2016 6:00 pm

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 :  Oct-13-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Oct-19-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Oct-09-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Oct-13-2015 6:00 pm

 

                                                                                             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 :  Oct-01-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Oct-10-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Sep-15-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Sep-18-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Sep-12-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Sep-12-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Aug-26-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Aug-26-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Jun-11-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jun-14-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Jun-04-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Jun-12-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  May-02-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  May-08-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Apr-25-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Apr-28-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Apr-21-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Apr-24-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Apr-13-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Apr-13-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Apr-06-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Apr-16-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Mar-16-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-19-2015 6:00 pm

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 :  Mar-13-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-21-2015 6:00 pm

Venita Barton Dean

Venita was born in Leachville, Arkansas on March 17, 1931. Dear daughter of the late John Henry and Matrey Molly (nee Bruce) Chipman. The beloved wife of the late Lonnie Lee Barton.  She passed away March 10, 2015 at the West County Care Center at the age of 83.  Dear Mother of Brenda Michel of St. Louis, Daryl L. Barton of Van Buren, Lonnie and Janice Barton of Galena, Shirley and Art Morrison of St. Louis, Wilma and Joe Dirkers of St. Louis, Laura and Heriem Johnson of St. Louis, Donna Barton of St. Louis, Frances and James Beard of Bonne Terre, and the late Connie Barton (deceased 2009) and  Donald Barton (deceased 2103). Dear Grandmother of Lonnie Scott Barton, Stephanie Kelly, Shelley Goulson, Scott Joseph, Shaun Dotson, Leslie Ivy, Shannon Ivy, Olivia Barton, Samuel Jefferson, Wendy Beard, James Beard, Cynthia Wilcox, Kellie Null, Christopher Barton, Michael Barton, Alex Barton, Aaron Barton, and the late Benjamin Michel (deceased 2011), Randy Barton (deceased 2011) amd Brad Barton (deceased 2007).  Dear Great Grandmother of forty four and Great Great Grandmother of one.  Dear Sister of Wilma Grooms of California, Lloyd and Sercey Chipman of Orlando, Florida, Alice Looney of Van Buren, and Josephine Ward of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Venita was a member of the Van Buren Baptist Church, DAVA Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, South Side Coalition, the first president of the Lafayette Square Restoration Association, and the the first paid crossing guard.

 

Event date :  Mar-10-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-17-2015 6:00 pm

JoAnn Stephenson

 

JoAnn was born September 7, 1945 to William and Euseba (nee West) Prater. She went home to be with the Lord March 3, 2015 at the age of 69.  She was the beloved wife of the late William C. Stephenson.  She is survived by her loving children, Tonia Cacciatore, Billy Stephenson and Chad (Wife, Clara) Stephenson. Dear Grandmother of Amber, Kayla, Hayle, Joey, Lanie; dear Great-Gramdmother of Te-Kaylion and Taylen.

Event date :  Mar-03-2015 6:00 pm
Event end date :  Mar-07-2015 6:00 pm

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