Obituaries

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Rita M. Doerner (nee Schmidt)

April 11, 2019

Rita M. Doerner (nee Schmidt) entered into rest on Thursday, April 11. Beloved wife of the late Gus Doerner and beloved mother of Terry (Mike) Schimmer, Bob (Annette) Royer and the late Renee Sperandio. Dear grandmother of Lisa (Ben) Heisel, Chris

Doug M. Brown

April 13, 2019

Doug M. Brown, 65, of St. Louis, died Saturday, April 13. Born Aug. 29, 1953, he was loved by many. He was the son of Melvin R. Brown and Rosa Lewis; loving father of Paige Brown; and friend of many. Doug was known for his luck at the meat shoots a

Karl Kestler

April 5, 2019

Former Crestwood Fire Chief Karl Kestler died April 5. Kestler became Crestwood’s fire chief in 1997 and served in that position for 15 years before retiring in 2012, ending a 37-year career with the Crestwood Fire Department. Some of his accompli

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Kenneth L. Vogel

March 31, 2019

Former four-term Sunset Hills Mayor Kenneth Louis Joseph Vogel, 97, died March 31 in Denver, Colorado. Vogel moved to Sunset Hills in 1973 and became involved in municipal politics. He served as an alderman for 14 years before being elected mayor of

Grace V. Voytas (nee Doty)

March 27, 2019

Dr. Grace Virginia Voytas (nee Doty), 40,  loving wife, mother, veterinarian, friend to so many and Oakville resident, died March 27 of sudden-onset stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her husband, Richard Voytas, and their two childre

Charles F.R. Stegmann

March 30, 2019

Charles F.R. Stegmann died March 30. Beloved husband of Marilyn Stegmann; dear father of Lori (David), Scott and Julie (Alan); brother of Warren (Mildred); grandfather of four and uncle. Charles was a member of Abigail-Freedom Lodge No. 636 and Co

Elmer H. Juelfs

February 4, 2019

Elmer H. Juelfs, 87, went to his eternal rest on Feb. 4. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, in 2018. Elmer leaves behind his four children and their spouses, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His funeral was held at Oak

Sharon A. Rapp (nee Felders)

March 17, 2019

Shirley A. Rapp (nee Felders) died Sunday, March 17. Wife of late Burnell H. Rapp; daughter of late Anna and Fred Felders; mother of Jeffrey B. (Darleen) Rapp; sister of late Ray (Marian) Felders; grandmother of Lindsay (Danny) Vogelsang and Bryan (

Arthur J. Brickey Jr.

February 13, 2019

Arthur James Brickey Jr., 79, died Feb. 13. in De Soto. He was born April 11, 1939, in Sunset Hills. He is survived by children Randy Vivian, Kalvin (Kim) Vivian, Traci Morton and Jeff (Mary Margaret) Brickey; grandchildren Randy and Chris Morton, A

Janice E. Brander Kinnison (nee Steinhauser)

March 6, 2019

Janice Elaine Brander Kinnison (nee Steinhauser), 67, of Waterloo, Illinois, died March 6 in Waterloo. She was born Nov. 25, 1951, in St. Louis. She is survived by her husband, Don Kinnison; children Holly (Mike) Guehne; twins Paul (Kristin) Brande

Robert F. Jekel

January 5, 2019

Robert Frederick Jekel, 79, of Oakville passed away on Jan. 5. Devoted and loving husband of 58 years to Patricia (Arson) Jekel; loving father of Robert Mark Jekel (deceased) and Jody (Jekel) Frederick; cherished grandfather of Beck (Anne) Jekel, J

Jeanette E. Scott Seil (nee Zelch)

January 29, 2019

Jeanette E. Scott Seil (nee Zelch) died on Tuesday, Jan. 29. She was the beloved wife for 18 years of Edgar Seil  and preceded in death by husband Harry Scott of 44 years. Jeanette was the daughter of the late Jacob and Emma Zelch (nee Hagemann); m

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Frank C. Roth

February 7, 2019

Frank Christian Roth, 87, originally from Germany, died Feb. 7 in St. Louis. Roth was an electrical engineer at Anheuser-Busch for 40 years and also served in the Army. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie D. Roth; son Bob Pitts of Fort Lauderdale, F

Omia Pat Adcock (nee Conway)

January 28, 2019

Omia “Pat” Adcock (nee Conway) passed away Jan. 28 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She is survived by husband, William Adcock, son Jeffery Page, stepson Eric (Roselyn) Page, stepson Chuck (Sheila) Adcock, stepdaughter Cindy O

Donald E. Groppe

October 4, 2018

Former Oakville resident Donald E. Groppe died on Oct. 4. He was the beloved husband of the late Darlene M. Groppe; loving dad of Brian (Karen) Groppe, Tracy (Philip) Widel, and the late Lynn Groppe; grandpa of Kevin, Natalie, Brooke and Kyle Grop

Regina R. Junker (nee Howerton)

January 21, 2019

Regina Ronald Junker (nee Howerton), 75, passed away on Jan. 21 in Oakville. Born April 4, 1943, Regina was the daughter of the late E. Durward and Jean Howerton. She was born and raised in Affton and graduated from Affton High School. She rece

Jack L. Rees

December 10, 2018

Jack L. Rees was called home Dec. 10. He was the beloved husband of Jackie E. Rees (nee Gentry) for over 45 years, and the loving father of Justin, Jeremy (Amy) and Jami (Matt Hines) Rees. He was the cherished grandfather of Justin and Taylor and g

Rita Ann Bockenholt (nee Kountzman)

November 21, 2018

Rita Ann Bockenholt, 62, of St. Louis, died  Nov. 21. Ms. Bockenholt was born Nov. 26, 1955, in St. Louis to Jacquline Kountzman and Earl Kountzman. She is survived by her husband, Roy J Bockenholt; daughter Tanya M Bockenholt; and son Timmy Bocken

Dominic Scotino

October 29, 2018

“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower Dominic Scotino, son of Danny and Terri Scroggins, passed away suddenly Oct. 29 at the age of 37. Dominic had a carin

Robert E. Freukes Jr.

October 19, 2018

Robert Edward Freukes Jr., 60, died Oct. 19 in St. Louis. Born June 1, 1958, “Bob” Freukes was the son of the late Robert Freukes Sr. and Marlene Dacus. Mr. Freukes had a lifelong career as a talented and successful photographer and will be mi

Naomi L. Woulfe (nee Smith)

September 8, 2018

Naomi Louann (Smith) Woulfe, 69, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed on Sept. 8, at St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs. She was born Feb. 5, 1949, in Dumas, Texas, to Herman and Evelyn (Russell) Smith Sr. She married Paul C. Woulfe on Sept. 2

Dr. Randall L. Sherbs

August 18, 2018

Dr. Randall L. Sherbs, 68, of Richmond, Virginia, and formerly of Charleston, Morgantown and Fairmont, West Virginia, died Aug. 18 following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Vicki Dotson Sherbs; his stepdaughter, Amy (Jay) Sl

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Robert R. Engel

August 2, 2018

Robert Raymond Engel, of Lemay and south county, died Aug. 2 at de Greeffe Hospice. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor Engel (nee Brady) and a dear father and grandfather. Born Jan. 8, 1929, in Lemay to Arthur and Pearl (nee Schantz) Engel, Mr. E

Rose Mary Judd (nee Cullen)

August 7, 2018

Judd, Rose Mary (nee Cullen), fortified with Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church on Aug. 7. Beloved wife of Leroy “Lee” Judd for over 62 years; loving mother of Judy (Jim) Budde, John (Earlene) Judd, Tom (Chris) Judd, Jan (Don) Monroe, Tim Judd

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Peter O. McGauley

May 3, 2018

Peter O. McGauly, 77, was fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church May 3 at Delmar Gardens in south county. Born in St. Louis, Mr. McGauly resided in St. Louis city, Florissant, Oakville and Fenton. He was employed by St. Louis Trust, Cen