Charles Dean Money, 83, of Richwoods died April 21, 2021, at his home. Mr. Money was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a builder in residential construction, which he enjoyed, and he will be remembered as a good boss. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of De Soto. He loved woodworking an…

Ronald “Hutch” Hutchings, 68, of High Ridge died April 11, 2021. Mr. Hutchings was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War from 1970-1974. He was a union journeyman carpenter for close to 30 years. He loved his guns, steak and beer. He also loved to tell jokes to himself or others.…

William Michael “Bill” Schmidt, 78, of House Springs died April 18, 2021, at St. Louis University Hospital. Mr. Schmidt was born in St. Louis and lived there until 1955 when his family moved to Eureka, where he spent his days playing on the Big River. He graduated from Northwest High School …

Karen Sue Reece, 72, of Pevely died April 18, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Reece was a retired machinist and machine operator. Through her 44-year career, she worked for the Spielberg Purse factory in Antonia, Brown Shoe Co. in St. Louis and H-J Enterprises in High Ridge. She was born Aug. 26, 19…

James William Rundel, 78, of Festus died April 12, 2021, at his home. Mr. Rundel worked as an electrician for Emerson. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes, playing cards, going to riverboat casinos, doing yard work and woodworking, but most of all he cherished being with his family. Born Nov. 21,…

Daniel Wade Manasco II, 29, of Arnold died April 15, 2021, in Arnold. Mr. Manasco worked as a journeyman/laborer for Local Union 110. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing the guitar, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was born Aug. 1, …

Michael Wayne Francis, 58, of Pevely died April 16, 2021, at his home. Mr. Francis worked as a cemetery personnel and gravedigger at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery in St. Louis. He was born April 17, 1962, in Fredericktown, the son of the late Norma Lou (Douglas) and Gerald Donald Francis.

Jerry R. Kipper, 48, of De Soto died April 12, 2021, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Mr. Kipper was retired from Sinclair and Rush Inc. as a machinist. Born Jan. 24, 1973, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late Barbara (Johnson) and Robert Kipper Sr.

Mary Christine “Chris” White, 73, of Herculaneum died April 19, 2021, at her home.  Ms. White was a retired manager for AT&T in St. Louis and a member of First United Methodist Church of Festus-Crystal City. She was a member of the AT&T Pioneers and the St. Louis Science Center, and …

Three members of a Bonne Terre family died in an automobile accident on April 13, 2021, in Byrnes Mill. Cordell Williams, his fiancée, Lacey Newton, and their infant son, Cordell Williams II, were killed in the crash.

Carole J. Kraus, 78, of Imperial died April 18, 2021, at Bethesda Southgate Nursing Home. Mrs. Kraus was a homemaker. Born April 21, 1942, in Herculaneum, she was the daughter of the late Eunice (DeClue) and Roscoe Bradley.

Ray Sievers, 97, of Creve Coeur died April 16, 2021, in Creve Coeur. Mr. Sievers was a member of the House Springs Elks and Lions clubs and a charter member of the House Springs Khoury League. He was a former member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in House Springs and attended St.…

Margie L. Stricklin, 88, of Festus died April 15, 2021, at Crystal Oaks Long Term Care Center in Festus. Mrs. Stricklin was a licensed practical nurse at Madison County Memorial Hospital in Fredericktown and Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City. Later, she and her husband owned the Tw…

Leonard “Mike” Johnson, 76, of Festus died April 16, 2021, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Mr. Johnson worked for 11 years at Midas Muffler and 13 years at AutoZone before retiring from the Wentzville General Motors plant. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union and Sac…

Betty Lee Hayes, 88, of Festus died April 17, 2021, at Crystal Oaks Nursing Center in Festus. Ms. Hayes was the head of personnel for the former Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. Crystal City plant. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church. Born Aug. 24, 1932, in Rush Tower, she was the dau…

Karen Margaret Eisenbeis, 74, of Festus died April 17, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Eisenbeis was a longtime member of and eucharistic minister at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Crystal City. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Born Sept. 2, 1946, in St. Louis, she was the dau…

Bonita Johnson, 83, of Imperial died April 7, 2021, in Pevely. Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, taking pictures and spending time with her family. Born April 3, 1938, in Montgomery, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Frances (Campbell) Jones.

Jerry D. Nash, 72, of De Soto died April 12, 2021, at his home. Mr. Nash was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a custodian at a nursing home. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in De Soto and the Peace Corps. Born Feb. 1, 1949, in Randolph County, Ark., he was the son of the late Jo…

Otto A. “Pete” Keller Jr., 80, of De Soto died April 15, 2021, in De Soto. Mr. Keller was a truck driver for J. H. Berra Construction Co. He was a member of Teamsters Local 682. Born Feb. 2, 1941, in De Soto, he was the son of the late Mildred (Wade) and Otto Alvin Keller Sr.

Charles Oliver Lamb, 69, of Gore, Okla., died April 13, 2021, in Chester, Ill. Mr. Lamb was retired from the Cherokee Nation where he designed highways, and he was proud of his Native American Cherokee Heritage. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing, swimming, shooting guns and drawing. Born…

Robert Earl Dale Washam, 82, of Hillsboro died April 2, 2021. Born Sept 16, 1938, in Seneth, he was the son of the late Hubert David and Velma (McIllwain) Washam.

Wayne Frederick Peterein Sr., 78, of St. Louis County died April 13, 2021, at Delmar Gardens Meramec Valley in Fenton. Mr. Peterein worked as an aerospace engineer for the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command in St. Louis. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of First Baptist Churc…

Anita June Beran, 85, of De Soto died April 14, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Beran was a retired Adult Basic Education teacher’s aide at Jefferson College in Hillsboro and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Festus. She was a woman of great faith and read her Bible daily. She will be remembered f…

Steve Walton, 61, of Imperial died Feb. 5, 2021. Mr. Walton was retired from Dave Sinclair GMC and was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 77. He enjoyed old cars, fast cars, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. Born May 5, 195…

Robert Charles “Bob” Meyer, 55, of Arnold died April 8, 2021. Mr. Meyer worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as a graphic art designer and was an award-winning volunteer with Heat Up St Louis. After graduating from Fox High School in 1984, Bob studied at the Memphis College of Arts, where h…

Robert Hayes, 71, of Fenton died April 7, 202. Mr. Hayes had a passion for old cars and enjoyed attending car shows and watching NASCAR and wrestling. He enjoyed cooking and would always help anyone in need. Born June 6, 1949, he was the son of the late Oscar and Betty Hayes.

Manda E. Harris, 92, of Festus died April 10, 2021, at Fountainbleu Nursing Home in Festus.  Mrs. Harris was a founding member of Fairview Christian Church in rural Festus and was a longtime volunteer with Mercy Hospice. She loved crossword puzzles, country music and going to church.  Born J…

Marsha M. “Marsh” (Joseph) Caramatti, 75, of Barnhart died April 7, 2021, at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County. Mrs. Caramatti was a homemaker and had worked in the offices of several businesses in the medical and insurance industries. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in…

LaVada “Babe” Perkins, 96, of Fenton died April 11, 2021, in Fenton. Mrs. Perkins was a member of a bowling league as well as a fraternal member of the Eastern Star. In her free time, she enjoyed decorating, doing puzzles and watching birds, and loved squirrel hunting and spending time with …

Alberta Miller, 66, of De Soto died April 9, 2021, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Ms. Miller was a homemaker. Born Aug. 10, 1954, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Schutte and Frances (Baker) Schutte and the stepdaughter of the late Phil Catlett.

Michael Eugene Fadler, 67, of Festus died April 9, 2021, at his home. Mr. Fadler was a member of the First Christian Church of Hematite and the Twin City Horseshoe Club. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes, hunting, fishing, and camping. Born March 25, 1954, in St. Louis, he was the son of the la…

Sharon Marie Burger, 69, of Festus, died April 10, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Burger was a bartender at the Festus/Crystal City Elks Lodge and the VFW in Crystal City.  Sharon loved sewing and spending time with her kids and grandkids. She was born Feb. 28, 1952, in St. Louis, the daughter of t…

Mary Frances Grosch, 65, of Arnold died April 7, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Grosch, affectionately known to her family and friends as “Murph,” was born Aug. 1, 1955, in Decatur, Ill., the daughter of the late Eugene Anthony and Frances (Dunne) Grosch. She was a 1973 graduate of St. Teresa High …

Christopher Ryan Coleman, 47, of Bonne Terre died April 10, 2021, at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County. Mr. Coleman, an avid mechanic, owned and operated Coleman TLC PreOwned Autos. He was a member of Cadet Baptist Church. He enjoyed working on cars, helping others and spending time w…

Cheryl Ann Julian, 65, of Van Buren died April 1, 2021, in Van Buren. Mrs. Julian was retired. Born March 16, 1956, in Advance, she was the daughter of the late Bonnie Faye (Clayton) and Marion “Allen” Loveless.

William Dale “Bill” Bollinger, 85, of Festus died April 6, 2021, at his home. Mr. Bollinger owned and operated Bollinger Painting. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the VFW Post 3777, American Legion Post 253, the Festus-Crystal City Elks and the Plattin Ro…

Winford Dale “Wimpy” Wright, 70, of Festus died April 7, 2021 at his home. Mr. Wright was a retired bag house operator at the former St. Joe Lead Co. smelter in Herculaneum. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Born July 2, 1950, in Festus, he was the son of the late Sylvester and C…

Melinda Gail Pullen Byers, 64, of Crystal City died April 8, 2021. Mrs. Byers enjoyed art, reading, practicing her faith and spending time with her friends and family. Born Nov. 13, 1956, in Crystal City, she was the daughter of the late Glennon and Patricia (Tucker) Pullen.

John Leonard Volker, 85, of Pevely died April 7, 2021, at his home. Mr. Volker was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and worked as a forklift operator for KV Pharmaceutical, where he retired after 40 years. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Crystal City and enjoyed stock car racing, mu…

John A. Graf, 76, of Festus died April 6, 2021, at his home. Mr. Graf was a retired machinist who worked for McCay Tool & Engineering for 50 years. Born May 8, 1944, in St. Louis, he was the son of the late John and Eileen (Schoenberger) Graf.

Larry Eggemeyer, 84, of Hillsboro died March 30, 2021, in Hillsboro. Mr. Eggemeyer loved going to Lost Valley Lake, playing cards, watching Cardinals baseball, fishing, camping, yard work and going on vacation. He loved watching his birds and squirrels out of his window. Born April 22, 1936,…

Carolyn L. Walters, 70, of De Soto died April 7, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Walters was a certified ophthalmic technician and clinic research coordinator for the Barnes Retina Institute. She also was a member of PEO Chapter IX. Born Oct. 8, 1950, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late H…

Charles Eugene Kimes Sr., 71, of De Soto died April 3, 2021, at his daughter’s home in Hillsboro. Mr. Kimes served his country in the 82nd and 173rd Airborne Brigade of the U.S. Army in Vietnam, where he was awarded a bronze star for valor. He was a Christian and worked as a grocery store ma…

Darrel John Palsenberger, 62, of Barnhart died April 3, 2021. Mr. Palsenberger was a warehouseman with United Automotive. Born Jan. 27, 1959, in Belleview, Ill., he was the son of Joyce (Meyer) and Lawrence Leroy Palsenberger.

Jettie Arlene (Robbins) Seabaugh Hobbs, 79, of Fenton died April 7, 2021, in Fenton. Mrs. Hobbs worked in the field of credit and banking, mostly in mortgage banking. She was forced into early retirement following a stroke that affected her eyesight. She was a longtime member of Fenton Unite…

Douglas L. Whitener, 61, of Imperial died April 5, 2021, in St. Louis. Mr. Whitener was a quality control worker for Procter and Gamble. He was a member of the Windsor High School Hall of Fame and the Sons of the American Legion with Post 283 in Imperial. Born Oct. 18, 1959, in St. Louis, he…

Diana S. Politte-Hampton, 75, of Arnold died April 5, 2021. Mrs. Politte-Hampton was a community volunteer and volunteered at the Crosspoint Church. She loved helping others through Operation Christmas Child Ministries, World Vision, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, veterans’ groups an…

Shirley Jean (Brown) Wood, 83, of Cedar Hill died April 6, 2021, in Fenton. Mrs. Wood enjoyed traveling, and some of her favorite places were Branson and Nashville. She also loved her PT Cruiser with lightning bolts down the side, and she liked going to casinos and music shows. Born May 25, …

Mary Anna Bone, 85, of Louisville, Ky., died April 5, 2021. Born Aug. 19, 1935, in Festus, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Elsie (Green) Woodson. She was preceded in death by her husband: Darrell Bone.

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