Obituaries

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Matthew J. Pfohl

November 8, 2017

Matthew James Pfohl, 43, of Oakville, died Nov. 8. Mr. Pfohl was a master carpenter and an Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 661 of Oakville. He was born Sept. 26, 1974, in St. Louis County, to Melvajean (Schwent) and Percy Wayne Pfohl, who survive.

Richard Degenhardt

October 22, 2017

Richard “Dick” Degenhardt died Oct. 22 at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital. Mr. Degenhardt was retired from Seliga Heating & Cooling. He was a Scout leader at St. Francis and manager of his daughter’s softball team. He was the loving husband

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Richard J. Boll

November 5, 2017

Richard J. Boll, 91, a longtime insurance executive and broker in St. Louis, and a lifelong St. Louis resident, died Sunday, Nov. 5. Mr. Boll was born in south St. Louis to Walter and Ida (Roeckemann) Boll. He graduated from Cleveland High School i

Herman "Bill" W. Jones

November 5, 2017

Herman W. “Bill” Jones, 88, died Nov. 5. Mr. Jones grew up on a farm in Newburgh, Ind., during the Great Depression. He attended grade school in Newburgh and was a member of the Rockport, Ind., High School class of 1947, where he played on the b

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Richard H. Rudolph

October 9, 2017

Richard H. Rudolph, 90, died Oct. 9. Mr. Rudolph was in hospice care at the Nazareth Living Center, where he died with his loving family at his side. He was a retired 70-year union carpenter and proud member of Boy Scout Troop 25 at Concord School.

Dale L. McCarthy Sr.

October 6, 2017

Dale Leroy McCarthy Sr., 75, of St. Louis, went with the Lord Oct. 6. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Carol McCarthy (nee Lindsey); children Tina Dickerman of Fenton, Virginia Akes of High Ridge, Dale McCarthy Jr. of Arnold and Sara McCarthy of St

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Edna V. (nee Frank) Dummerth

October 8, 2017

Edna V. Dummerth (nee Frank), 93, died Oct. 8. Mrs. Dummerth served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as part of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. She was a lifetime member of the St. Louis Service Women’s Post No. 404. Mrs.

Benjamin S. Armistead Jr.

September 6, 2017

Benjamin S. Armistead Jr. died Sept. 6. He was a teacher at Fanning Middle School for 42 years. Mr. Armistead was the beloved husband of Carole J. Armistead (nee Merz) for 44 years; dearest father of Kim (Jeff) Anderson, Benjamin Armistead III, Chr

Joseph D. Caho

The Call has received word of the death of Joseph David Caho, 60, of Pittsburgh, Penn. Mr. Caho was the son of Henry and Frances Caho; brother of Carol Weltig and the late Sally Brewington and Richard Caho; and brother-in-law of Ronald Weltig. Buri

Josephine Carter

August 31, 2017

Josephine Carter, 93, died peacefully Aug. 31 at her Oakville home. She was the beloved wife of the late Derek Carter; daughter of the late Ramon and Maria Pellicer; mother of Odette (Rick) Kaufmann; sister of Emil St. Pellicer and the late Odette C

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Christopher J. Bosche

September 12, 2017

Dr. Christopher J. “Chris” Bosche died Sept. 12. Dr. Bosche battled cancer for nearly three years, a result of his exposure as a Ground Zero responder after the 9/11 attacks in New York City. He served as medical director of the Mehlville Fire P

Kathleen M. (nee Witeka) Holland

September 24, 2017

Visitation and funeral services for Kathleen Marie Holland will take place Saturday, Oct. 7, at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church, 4900 Ringer Road. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m., with a Mass at 11 a.m. officiated by the Rev. Monsignor No

William J. McGrath

September 12, 2017

William J. McGrath died Sept. 12. Mr. McGrath was the beloved husband for 69 years of Dorothy McGrath (nee Wurtz); loving father of Michael (Chris) McGrath, Linda (Don) Michael and the late David McGrath; dear grandfather of Stacey, Jamie, Brian, Ki

Robert E. Rogers

September 1, 2017

A memorial service for former Mehlville School District Superintendent Dr. Robert E. “Bob” Rogers will take place Sunday, Oct. 15, at the William B. Nottelmann Auditorium on the campus of Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Doors will

Linda K. (nee Carroll) Tasch

September 18, 2017

Linda Kay (nee Carroll) Tasch, 71, of Mehlville, died Sept. 18 after a long illness. Mrs. Tasch was born Nov. 4, 1945, in Springfield, the daughter of the late Gordon and Goldie Carroll. She was a secretary for Teamsters Joint Council 13 from 1980 t

Marvin H. Schollman Jr.

August 23, 2017

Marvin H. Schollman Jr. died Aug. 23. Mr. Schollman was a vintage Volkswagen aficionado. He was the loving husband of Laurie Schollman (nee Droege); dear son of the late Marvin H. and Patricia Schollman Sr.; father of Darla Marie, Alex Marvin, Cor

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Jack E. Lee

August 22, 2017

Jack Edward Lee, 88, of Cuba, died Aug. 22. Mr. Lee was born July 7, 1929, the son of Edward and Ethel Lee. He served in the U.S. Navy from Nov. 19, 1947, to Feb. 10, 1949, and later served in the U.S. Army from Dec. 27, 1954, to Dec. 27, 1955. Mr.

John E. Ball

July 16, 2017

John E. Ball died July 16. Mr. Ball was the beloved husband of 62 years of Mary Ann Ball (nee Tyra); dear father of Dale Ball, Judy (Richard) Kedro, Connie (John) Schneider and Philip (Jodee) Ball; loving grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of

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Kenneth D. Blades

June 2, 2017

Kenneth Dale Blades, 78, died suddenly June 2. Those left to cherish memories include his wife of 58 years, Margaret Howard Blades; and his children, Jeffrey (Maria Lieser) and Cynthia (Paul) Schon. Mr. Blades was the proud “Boom-Pa” of Nathan a

Raymond Dumont

July 3, 2017

Raymond Dumont, 77, of Zephyrhills, Fla., died July 3. Mr. Dumont was born in Woonsocket, R.I., to Herve Dumont and Rita (Desmaris). He is formerly of Millville, Mass., and attended high school in Blackstone, Mass. Mr. Dumont graduated from Worces

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Stephen W. Rich

June 26, 2017

Stephen Wesley Rich, 70, died June 26 at St. Anthony Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Mr. Rich was born in Berywn, Ill., and resided in Oakville for 33 years. He was retired from the Fox School District, where he was a special education teacher. Mr. Rich

Thelma M. (nee Dietz) Geldbach

June 23, 2017

Thelma M. Geldbach (nee Dietz), 95, died June 23 while hospitalized at St. Anthony’s Medical Center for numerous health concerns. Mrs. Geldbach was born, raised and lived her entire life in Oakville, never moving more than one block from Telegraph

Gloria J. (nee Eckerich) Steyh

May 16, 2017

Gloria J. Steyh (nee Eckerich) died May 16. Mrs. Steyh was the beloved wife of Richard E. Steyh; dear daughter of the late John and Anna Eckerich; mother of John Steyh and Barbara (Kirk) Skaggs; stepmother of Richard (Judith) Steyh; sister of the la

Aida D. (nee Bollozos) Sajol

March 22, 2017

Aida Dado Sajol (nee Bollozos), 83, died March 22 at her home in Oakville under the care of her family and SSM Hospice after a 6-month battle with bladder cancer. A 40-year resident of Oakville, she was employed at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Ho

Arthur F Duffy Jr.

January 14, 2017

Mr. Duffy, 84, died Jan. 14 at his Green Park home. He was retired from Local No. 1 of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers. Mr. Duffy was the beloved husband of Julie Duffy (nee Lohnes); loving father of Arthur III (Jean),