Local Obituaries



Joann Wideman
11/26/2022
Joann Wideman (nee' Stahlman), 81, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022. She is survived by two sisters: Laverne Harfst and husband Gene of Gray Summit, MO and Kathy (Grafrath) Stolte of Washington, MO; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held privately. The Wideman family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Peggy Jo Hoffman
11/26/2022
Peggy Jo Hoffman nee Stahlman of St. Clair MO passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at St. Clare Catholic Church, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 82 year old Peggy Hoffman will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, November 28, 2022, with Rosary service at 2:00 PM, and after 9:00 AM on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO She is survived by: Sons: #( 2 ) Mark Hoffman (Debbie) of St. Clair, MO and Mike Hoffman (Angie) of Sullivan, MO Brothers: #(1) Sisters: #(2) Grandchildren: #(4) Step-grandchildren: #(2) Memorials: May be made to St. Clair High School for their baseball/softball project Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Joseph Vollmer
11/23/2022
Joseph M. Vollmer, 53, of Washington, passed away on Saturday November 19, 2022. Joe, son of the late Victor Vollmer and Catherine nee Rolf, was born on May 6, 1969, in Washington, MO. He received his education from Washington School and East Central College. On September 20, 1997, he was united in marriage to Michel “Shelley” Dobsch at St. Gertrude Church in Krakow. Joe was employed with Cheltenham Construction Services for 20 years. He was also a Co-Owner of Wimpy’s Sandwich Shop. He was the Commander of the Son’s of American Legion Post 218 in Washington and a member of the Carpenters Local 1839. Joe was an avid outdoorsman who loved to deer hunt and rabbit hunt. Joe loved spending time with his family and liked to read in his spare time. Joe was known for his love of dogs, especially his beloved dog “Brutus” who he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Cotton Vollmer, Victor Vollmer Jr. and Viola Rose Kassebaum and best friend Joe Busch. Joe is survived by his wife, Michel “Shelley” Vollmer; two sons, Colton Vollmer and significant other Hannah Krajcir of Washington, and Connor Vollmer and significant other Abigail Baldwin of Washington; Siblings; Marilyn Kluesner and husband John of Marthasville, Marlene Ley and husband Lenny of Villa Ridge, Margie Green and husband Johnny of Auxvasse , Mel Vollmer and wife Phyllis of Union, Merl Vollmer of Washington, Valerie Marquart and husband Terry of New Haven, Vaughn Vollmer and wife Lori of Washington, Vicky Grant and husband Kevin of New Haven, Verna Sullentrup and husband Kevin of Washington, Cheryl Vondera and husband George of Union, Linda Vollmer of New Haven, and Rodney Vollmer and wife Cherie of Washington, In-Laws: Janet Vollmer, Lowell and Sue Kassebaum, Duane and Vanessa Benne, Phil and Felicia Lehr, Nate Skaggs, and mother in law Pat Skaggs and significant other Rob Narup; other relatives and many friends. A visitation will be held on Friday November 25, 2022, from 3-8 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. A Memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at St Gertrude’s Church in Krakow. Memorial donations can be made to the Vollmer Children Education Fund. Please make checks payable to Michel Vollmer.



Tom Skaggs
11/23/2022
Tom Skaggs of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Skaggs (nee Worley) of St. Clair; three sons: Dennis Skaggs and wife Sonya of Hillsboro, Tom Skaggs Jr. and significant other Jacky Pashia of Wildwood, and Danny Skaggs and wife Ann of Union; five grandchildren: Melanie Hanley and husband Mike, Tiffany Whitney and husband Ryan, Alexander Skaggs, Joshua Skaggs, and Stephen Skaggs; two great-grandchildren: Desmond and Jameson Hanley; nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 77-year-old Tom Skaggs will be Monday, November 28, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at River City Church Washington in Washington, MO. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM at River City Church Washington with Pastor Lisa Marie Tiehen officiating. A Private Burial will be held at the National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, MO. The Skaggs Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Agnes Joan Sanders
11/23/2022
Agnes Joan Sanders nee Meyer of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 61 year old Agnes Sanders will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Saturday, November 26, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO She is survived by: Spouse: Mark Sanders of St. Clair, MO Mother: Roberta Meyer of Washington, MO Sons: #(2)William Sanders (Kathryn) of Marthasville, MO and Cody Sanders (Alexandra) of St. Clair, MO Sisters: #(4) Grandchildren: #(5) Great-Grandchildren: #( ) Memorials: may be made to the charity of choice Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Jason Hartung
11/22/2022
Jason Hartung, 49, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022. He is survived one brother, Jacob Hartung and significant other Maleia Skundrich; two nephews: James Skundrich and Jeremy Hartung; two nieces: Hannah Hartung and Sarah Hartung; his cousin; Joyce Humphrey, all of Washington, MO; many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO with Pastor Craig Wagganer officiating. Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Union Cemetery in Iberia, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Loving Hearts Outreach. The Hartung Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO



Stanley Glenwood Coxie
11/21/2022
Stanley Glenwood Coxie, Sr. of St. Clair, MO passed away Friday, November 18, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, November 21, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 88 year old Stanley will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Monday, November 21, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO He is survived by: Sons: #(4) Keith Coxie of St. Clair, MO, Ralph Coxie (significant other, Sharon Stephens) of St. Clair, MO, Stanley Coxie, Jr. (Charity) of St. Clair, MO and Robert Coxie of St. Clair, MO Brothers: #(3) Sisters: #(6) Grandchildren: #(8) Great-Grandchildren: #(10) Memorials: may be made to the American Cancer Society Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Donna June Cornman
11/21/2022
Donna June Cornman nee Johnson of Potosi, MO passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 Visitation for 59 year old Donna Cornamn will be held from 12:00 to 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO A private committal will take place at a later date She is survived by: Spouse: Duane Cornman of Potosi, MO Sons: #(2) Nicholas Cornman and Colten Cornman, both of Potosi, MO Daughters: #(4) Melody Bailey (Charles) of Union, MO, Amber Roller (Kurtis) of Sullivan, MO, Stephanie Brown (Shane) of Lonedell, MO and Alyssa Ezell (Adam) of Potosi, MO Brothers: #(3) Sisters: #(1) Grandchildren: #(12) Great-Grandchildren: #(0) Memorials: may be made to the family Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Donna June Cornman
11/18/2022
Donna June Cornman nee Johnson of Potosi, MO passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 Visitation for 59 year old Donna Cornamn will be held from 12:00 to 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO A private committal will take place at a later date She is survived by: Spouse: Duane Cornman of Potosi, MO Sons: #(2) Nicholas Cornman and Colten Cornman, both of Potosi, MO Daughters: #(4) Melody Bailey (Charles) of Union, MO, Amber Roller (Kurtis) of Sullivan, MO, Stephanie Brown (Shane) of Lonedell, MO and Alyssa Ezell (Adam) of Potosi, MO Brothers: #(3) Sisters: #(1) Grandchildren: #(12) Great-Grandchildren: #(0) Memorials: may be made to the family Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Charles Grannemann
11/15/2022
Charles “Chad” A. Grannemann, 45, of Union, MO passed away Friday, November 11, 2022. He is survived by three sons: John, Adam and Zachary Grannemann; two daughters: Emma and Nevaeh Grannemann; two brothers: Thomas Grannemann and wife Laura, and Lance Neier; two sisters: Holly Grannemann, and Catrina Childers and husband Aaron; two nieces: Skyler Zwilling and Haley Grannemann; three nephews: Harley Zwilling, Travis Grannemann and Tyler Childers; many other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society. The Grannemann Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Robert Friedel
11/15/2022
Robert “Bob” Oscar Friedel of Beaufort, Mo. Passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Gerald. Burial will be at St. Paul's Cemetery in Gerald. Visitation for 69 year old Robert “Bob” Oscar Friedel will be Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Gerald. He is survived by: wife, Noreen Friedel of the home; sons, Robert Brian Friedel and wife Elizabeth and Jacob Arthur Friedel and wife Amber both of Union; brother, Brian “Pete” Friedel of Washington; and two grandchildren, Blake Friedel and Carter Friedel.



Donald Groene
11/15/2022
Donald Groene, 76, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022. He is survived by his wife Joan Groene (nee` Feldmann); one son, Dan Groene and special friend Tammy Fowler of Villa Ridge, MO; one daughter, Jill Terschluse and husband Jeff of New Haven, MO; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Steve Groene and wife Angie of Beaufort, MO; many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 27, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington, MO. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington, MO with Rev. Dr. Mark Bangert officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Groene Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Earl Fuchs
11/15/2022
Earl Fuchs of Owensville passed away Monday, Nov. 14th. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Schmidt Cemetery - Strain. Visitation for 89 year old Earl Fuchs will be Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chapel. Survived by children, Stanley Fuchs and wife Ramona and Sandra Barnes all of Owensville Sister, Mamie Landwehr of Owensville Grandchildren, 2



Enola Farrell
11/12/2022
Enola "Rae" Farrell (nee' Weaver), 69, of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2022. She is survived by one son, Joe-Joe Gass of California; two daughters: Michele Gass of Pacific, MO and Dawn Hinkle of Florissant, MO; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held privately at a later date. The Farrell family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO



Beverly Schnieder
11/12/2022
Beverly A. Schneider, 89, of Pacific, passed away on November 9, 2022. Mrs. Schneider was born on August 19, 1933 in St. Louis. She received her education from St. Catherine LaBoure High School. On January 29, 1958, she was united in marriage to Robert Schneider at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Jennings, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Schneider; brother, Gerald Mossinghoff, and son-in-law, Robert Rumley. Among her survivors are five daughters, Mary Hayden of Arnold, Debbie Rumley of Gray Summit, Kathy McKinley and husband Rick of Arnold, Judy Hines and husband Roger of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Sandy Williams and husband Mark of Eureka; ten grandchildren, Vincent II, Meghan, Rick III, Ben, Daniel, Jonathan, Brianna, Lyssa, Zach and Lexi; six great- grandchildren, Abigail, Jack, Luke, Iris, Leo and Amelia; sister-in-law, Jeanne Mossinghoff; brothers-in-law, Cleon Schneider and wife Wanda, Dennis Schneider and wife Dixie; other relatives and many friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 10 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Church cemetery. Friends are invited to the visitation at Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes Funeral Home on Sunday, November 13, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. Memorial donations are appreciated to the St. Bridget of Kildare Catholic Church.



Karen Sander
11/10/2022
Karen M. Sander, 61 , of Washington, passed away on November 3, 2022. Karen, daughter of the late Edgar Sander and Mary Sander nee Beste, was born on June 23, 1961 in Washington. She was preceded in death by her parents. Among her survivors are three brothers, Kevin Sander and significant other Kellie Gallahue of Affton, Keith Sander of Kirkwood, and Kenny Sander of Kirkwood; nephew, Tyler Sander and wife Samantha; other relatives and friends and her family/friends at Warrenton Manor. A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 at St. Francis Borgia Church. Interment will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Warrenton Manor.



Dennis Yoder
11/10/2022
Dennis Yoder of Owensville passed away Monday, Nov. 7th. Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 11th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Countryside Memorial Gardens. Visitation for 69 year old Dennis Yoder will be Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the Chapel. Survived by children, Kathy Yoder of Fenton and Christian Yoder and wife Kelly of Owensville Sister, Linda Pirtle of Owensville Grandchildren: 2



Kathryn Lansford
11/8/2022
Kathryn Lansford of Gerald passed away Sunday, Nov. 6th. Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Countryside Memorial Gardens. Visitation for 76 year old Kathryn Lansford will be Thursday from 9-11 a.m. at the Chapel. Survived by husband, Don of their home Children, Lori Payne and husband Jeff, Dena Loague and husband Andrew and Nick Lansford and wife Stacey all of Owensville. Brother, James Andrews of Florida Grandchildren: 10 Greats; 3



Daniel Wright
11/7/2022
Daniel "Butch" Wright Jr., 73, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, November 5, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Deborrah "Debi" Wright (nee' Lottman) of Union; three children: Andrew Wright of Union, Rebecca Montalbano and husband Jake of Valdosta, GA, and Dan Wright and wife Kelly of Union; five grandchildren; one sister, Mae Jean Wright of Gerald, MO; two brothers: Ray Wright of Gerald, MO and Gary Lee Wright of Leslie, MO; sister-in-law, Doti Harrison and Union; brother-in-law, Mike Lottman and wife Bonita of Union; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO with Rev. Glenn Hollander officiating. Interment will be private. Visitation for 73-year-old Butch Wright will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until the time of service on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society. The Wright family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Robert Henry Cordell
11/7/2022
Robert Henry Cordell of St. Clair, MO passed away Saturday, November 5, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, November 11, 2022 at First Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO Visitation for 92 year old Robert Cordell will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO and after 9:00 AM on Friday, November 11, 2022 at First Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO Burial in Union City Cemetery, Union, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Phyllis Cordell nee Bradshaw of St. Clair, MO Sons: #(2) Paul H. Cordell of Union, MO and Dr. Robert C. Cordell (Dr. Stacy0 of Kansas City, MO Daughters: #(5) Sarah Haberberger (Leroy) of Union, MO, Alice Evans (William) of Union, MO, Mary Mook (Brett) of Murfreesboro, TN, Laura Cordell (Michael Lobash) of LaGrange, IL and Martha Miller of Topeka, KS Brothers: #(1) Grandchildren: #(14) Great-Grandchildren: #(12) Memorials: May be made to the family for the Robert H. Cordell Union FFA Scholarship Fune Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Dinah Arand
11/5/2022
Dinah Deane Arand of Union, MO passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022. She is survived by her husband, David Arand of Union; three sons: Dustin Arand and wife Laila of Chesterfield, Dane Arand and wife Lydia of Union, and Devin Arand and wife Taylor of Union; one daughter, Danielle Clapper and husband Eric of Union; her mother, Patricia Weiler of Ste. Genevieve; nine grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. A Parish Rosary will be said at 12:30 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home on Sunday, November 6, 2022. Visitation for 67-year-old Dinah Arand will be Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. Funeral Mass will be Monday, November 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church in Union, MO. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Immaculate Conception School. The Arand Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Roberta Beuke
11/3/2022
Roberta L. “Bobbie” Beuke, 94, of Washington, passed away at her home on October 28, 2022. Bobbie was the daughter of the late Robert and Frances Aholt (nee Struckhoff). She attended kindergarten through senior year (1946) at St. Francis Borgia. Bobbie married Stanley H. Beuke on October 3, 1953, at St. Francis Borgia. They were blessed with six children: Kay Kriete, John (Vicki) Beuke, Tom Beuke (fiancé’ Bobbi Dimmett), Charles Beuke, Robert (Linda) Beuke, and Paul (Gayle) Beuke. She was blessed with seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with them and her many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, “Butch” for 49 years and seven months; two sisters, Mildred Monzyk and Rosemary Cassidy; many in-laws; Martin and Elizabeth Beuke, Evelyn and Lawrence Tobben, Genevieve and Clarence Klott, Jerome and Frieda Beuke, Josephine and F. Jim Frankenberg, James and Agnes Beuke, Jacqueline and Julius Klott, John (Jack) Osseck, Charles McDonald, (Hugh) Glen Cassidy, and son-in-law, John Kriete. Bobbie is survived by all her children and their families; also, by in-laws Richard Monzyk, Antoinette Osseck, Sister Valeria, SSND, and Mary Jo McDonald. She donated her body to St. Louis University School of Medicine. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis Borgia Church on December 10, 2022, at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Francis Borgia Grade School, St. Francis Borgia High School, Meals-On-Wheels, or Heartland Hospice. Please remember Mrs. Beuke and her family in your prayers. May she rest in peace.



Randy Britton
11/3/2022
Randy Britton of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2022. He is survived by his wife Kathy Britton (nee Kennedy) of Union; two daughters: Jennifer Donovan and husband Rick of Union, and Christine Kramer and husband Matt of St. Charles; five grandchildren: Kevin Donovan, Katie Donovan, Ally Kramer, Tommy Kramer, and Natalie Kramer; two brothers: Scott Britton and wife Kim of Dittmer, and Eric Britton of Lesterville; and many other relatives and friends. Graveside Service for 67-year-old Randy Britton will be Friday, November 4, 2022 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Union, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Thru the Bible (ttb.org) or Hearts and Hope for Uganda (heartsandhope.org). The Britton Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Jerry Reinsch
11/3/2022
Jerry D. Reinsch, 82 , of Washington, passed away on July 13, 2022. Jerry, son of the late Hubert Reinsch and Vada nee Harrison, was born on December 1, 1939 in Washington. Mr. Reinsch served his country honorably as a member of the United States Army. Jerry was a gun and coin enthusiast and enjoyed showing and riding quarter horses in his younger years. He recently was an active member of the Hummingbird Club, and enjoyed interacting with his friends around the community of Washington, MO. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; two siblings, Byron Reinsch and Starlyn Voss and a niece, Kellee Voss. Among his survivors are two children, Terree Funesti and Chad Reinsch; grandchildren, Amanda Funesti, Nicholas Funesti and wife Kylie, Brendan Funesti, and Tom Reinsch; great-grandchildren, Halle and Knox Funesti; niece, Jody Wehmer and husband Tommy; two nephews, Dave Voss and significant other Paula and John Voss and wife Becky; other relatives and friends. Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.



Marilyn Deppermann
11/2/2022
Marilyn Deppermann (nee' Hoemann), 92, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022. She is survived by one son, Kevin Deppermann and wife Sherry of Rockwood, TN; one daughter, Beverly Tripaldi and husband Thomas of Hazel Green, AL; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Willard Hoemann and wife Irene of Washington, MO; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, November 4, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Washington, MO with Rev. Dr. Mark Bangert officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation for 92-year-old Marilyn Deppermann will be held Friday, November 4, 2022 from 9:00 AM until the time of service at Immanuel Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Deppermann family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Barbara Carpenter
11/1/2022
Barbara Carpenter (nee` Ball), 79, of Washington, MO passed away Friday, October 28, 2022. She is survived by two sisters: Marty Tayon and husband Jim, Jackie Naumann and husband Wayne, all of Washington, MO; other relatives and friends. There are no services at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Franklin County Humane Society or Honor Flight. The Carpenter Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



David Redhage
11/1/2022
David Redhage of Washington, MO passed away Saturday, October 29, 2022 Graveside Services will be private at Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO Visitation for 75 year old David Redhage will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, November 4, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Nancy Redhage nee Reed of Washington, MO Sons: #(2) Chuck Neely, Jr. (significant other, Jean Gentges) and Timothy Neely (significant other, Katina Kakadiaris) Daughters: #(1) Michelle Spencer Grandchildren: #(7) Great-Grandchildren: #(2) Memorials: May be made to Mercy Hospice, Washington, MO Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Joyce England
11/1/2022
Joyce England (nee McCartney) of Pacific, MO passed away October 30, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Jerry England of Pacific; two daughters: Christie Perkins and husband Darren of St. Clair, and Barbie England and fiancé Marcus Burt of Pacific; one son, Tony England of Nevada, MO; four grandchildren; three sisters: Anita Alcorn and husband Leroy of Gray Summit, Nola Cochran and husband Steve of Pacific, and Mary Odel and husband Jim of Willow Springs; three brothers: Duane McCartney of Houston, MO, Michael McCartney and wife Peggi of Villa Ridge, and Danny McCartney and wife Wendy of Canton, OH; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 72-year-old Joyce England will be Monday, November 7, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. Funeral Service will be Monday, November 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. The England Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



William Henry Troutman
10/31/2022
William Henry Troutman, 78 , of Labadie, passed away on October 27, 2022. William, son of the late Melvin Troutman and Marguerite nee Riddle, was born on August 30, 1944 in Princeton, IN. He received his education from Pacific High School, an Associates Degree from Meramec College, and also attended Missouri S&T in Rolla. On March 23, 1968, he was united in marriage to Barbara Warnebold in Labadie. Mr. Troutman served his country honorably as a member of the United States Army. Bill worked for United Van Lines as a Date Administrator, until retirement. He enjoyed cooking, reading, volleyball, golf, doing puzzles, gardening, giving blood to the Red Cross, and collecting Farmall tractors. He was a member of the Labadie United Methodist Church, Friends of Old Bethel, Labadie Community Association, and was the founder of the Labadie Yacht Club. William was preceded in death by his parents. Among his survivors are his wife, Barbara Troutman of Labadie; son, Ted Troutman and wife Debbie of Labadie; two brothers, Mike Troutman and wife Lanie of Pacific and Bob Troutman and wife Yolanda of Florida; brother-in-laws, Jim Warnebold and wife Carolyn and Charles Warnebold and wife Charlotte; nieces, Kamie Troutman and Lindsay Warnebold; other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the Old Bethel Church in Labadie. Interment, with full military honors will be at the Bethel Cemetery in Labadie. Memorial contributions can be made to the The Friends of Old Bethel. Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes Funeral Home, Pacific.



Dave Pracht
10/31/2022
Dave Pracht of Belle, MO (formerly of Union, MO) passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022. He is survived by his fiancée, Peggy McDaniel of Belle; two sons: David Pracht and wife Stephanie of Union, and Danny Pracht and wife Sarah of Union; three bonus sons: Joshua McDaniel and wife Stevie of Belle, Jeremiah McDaniel of Labadie, and Jason McDaniel of Jefferson City; eleven grandchildren; one sister, Maxine Eckelkamp and husband Mike of Union; two brothers: Ray Pracht and partner Nancy of Union, and Mark Pracht and wife Mona of Union; and many other relatives and friends. A private burial for 67-year-old Dave Pracht will be held Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery in Union, MO. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 26, 2022 at the Union Senior Center in Union, MO. Memorials in honor of Dave Pracht can be made to the Union High School Boosters or Union Senior Center. The Pracht Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Janet Ruth Campbell
10/31/2022
Janet Ruth Campbell nee Rowden of St. Clair, MO passed away Friday, October 28, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 77 year old Janet will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Entombment in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO She is survived by: Spouse: Edward “Bub” Campbell of St. Clair, MO Sons: #(2) Curtis Campbell and wife, Terry, of Festus, MO and Darren Campbell and wife, Bobbie, of St. Clair, MO Daughters: #(1) Janna Holden and husband, Henry, of Lonedell, MO Brothers: #(1) Sisters: #(1) Grandchildren: #(7) Great-Grandchildren: #(1) Memorials: Crabapple Village Senior Estates, St. Clair, MO Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Eleanor Grinker
10/27/2022
Eleanor C. Grinker, 92, of Washington, passed away on October 23, 2022. Eleanor, daughter of the late John H. Grinker Sr. and Nell Rose nee Bakula, was born on April 19, 1930 in Washington. She received her education from St. Francis Borgia High School. Mrs. Grinker loved to sew, bowling, and take part in any family events. She was a member of St. Francis Borgia Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard W. Grinker. Among her survivors are two siblings, John H. Grinker Jr. of Washington and Eugene J. Grinker and wife Loretta of Union; loved ones and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Borgia Church. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Francis Borgia Church or Masses. Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.



Westin McClain
10/27/2022
Westin B. McClain of Villa Ridge passed away on October 22, 2022. Westin, son of Dahlia McClain and the late Noah Goodwin, was born on September 11, 2022 in St. Louis. He was preceded in death by his father, Noah Goodwin and grandmother, Susan McClain. Among his survivors are his mother, Dahlia Rae McClain of Villa Ridge; grandparents, John Ferguson and Ryan Goodwin and wife Misty; great-grandparents, Diane Vandeutekom, Jill Gillespie, Donna Perkins and husband Kevin, Jim Moore and wife Cheri, John Ferguson Sr. and wife Roseanne, Mike Goodwin and wife Barb, Kathy Whitlock and husband Rob and Kerry Peterman; aunts and uncles, Daisy Boschers and husband Chris, Josh Moore and wife Kimberly, Jayna Goodwin, Devon Ferguson, Travis Hall, and Trent Hall; great aunt, Jamie Williams; cousins, other relatives, and friends. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, with a funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Sunset Cemetery in Pacific. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of choice.



.Lavada Schulte
10/27/2022
Lavada Schulte of Sullivan passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Nov. 1st. at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald. Burial in Schmidt Cemetery. Visitation for 91 year old Lavada Schulte will be Monday, Oct. 31 from 4-8 p.m. at the Chapel in Gerald. Survived by sons, David and Eugene Schulte of Strain.



Ruth Lois Key
10/25/2022
Ruth Lois Key nee Fuller of St. Clair, MO passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 94 year old Ruth Key will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday, October 28, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO She is survived by: Daughters: #(4) Sheila Hofstetter of St. Clair, MO, Brenda Monahan (Kevin) of Washington, MO, Karla Perkins (Thomas) of St. Clair, MO and Amy Key of Big Falls, MN Sisters: #(3) Grandchildren: #(6) Great-Grandchildren: #(14) Great-great-grandchildren: #(10) Memorials: may be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, First Baptist Church in St. Clair Kitchen Committee Fund or Order of Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 296 Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Ronald Joseph Helton
10/25/2022
Ronald Joseph Helton of Lonedell, MO passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, October 28, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 76 year old Ronald Helton will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 27, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Friday, October 28, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO He is survived by: Children: #(4) David Helton of Lonedell, MO, Ronnie Helton (Kathy) of Bismark, MO, Carla Helton (significant other, Tom Galloway) of Hillsboro, MO and Patty Helton (significant other, Perry Allen) Sisters: #(3) Grandchildren: #(8) Great-Grandchildren: #(10) and one on the way Memorials: may be made to the family Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Linda Faye Williams
10/24/2022
Linda Faye Williams of Leslie passed away Friday, October 14, 2022. Funeral services will be Saturday. October 29 at 1:00 p.m. at Calvary New Life Tabernacle in Gerald. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville. Visitation for 65 year old Linda Faye Williams will be Saturday, October 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Her survivors include her father, Bernard Kent, Sr. of St. Louis; daughter, Andrea Kent Schmid and husband John of Leslie; brothers, Edward Lee Bonds of St. Louis, Willie Earl Bonds of St. Louis, Gary Kent and wife Vaneese of Killeen, Texas, and Alphonso Kent and wife Lynnette of San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Evelyn Kent of Houston, Texas, Victoria Wadley and husband Charles of St. Louis, Jacqueline Gary of St. Louis, Jeanette Smith and husband Fred of St. Louis, and Bernice Crenshaw and husband James of St. Louis; and one grandson, Courtney Schawn Williams and wife Ashley.



Catherine Tash
10/22/2022
Catherine J. Tash, 68, of Washington, passed away on October 21, 2022. Cathy, daughter of the late Floyd Bacon and Iva nee Bunton, was born on July 2, 1954, in Boles, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence D. Tash and siblings, Marie Bacon, Dorothy Strubberg, Erma Bacon, Shirley Pierce, and Karen Barbarick. Among her survivors are her siblings, Bob Bacon and wife Sharon, Bill Bacon, Roy Bacon, and Doris McGlenn; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 3-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at the Crow Cemetery in Sullivan. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of choice.



Leonard Unnerstall
10/21/2022
Leonard B. Unnerstall, 93, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022. He is survived by three sons: Stephen Unnerstall and wife Sarah of Villa Ridge, MO, Christopher Unnerstall and wife Sarah of Pacific, MO, Jeff Unnerstall of FL; three daughters: Deborah Girdner and husband Kim of Villa Ridge, MO, Cynthia Duncan and husband Steve of Villa Ridge, MO, Teresa Unnerstall of Prairie Du Rocher, IL; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Diana Unnerstall-Alfermann of Aurora, MO; many other relatives and friends. A Rosary will be prayed Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 12:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. Visitation will follow from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Villa Ridge, MO with Fr. Mark Bozada officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Mercy Hospice. The Unnerstall Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Raymond Junior Courtway
10/20/2022
Raymond Junior Courtway, known to most as “Shorty”, of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Visitation for 84 year old Shorty will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Horine Cemetery, Richwoods, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Loraine Courtway of St. Clair, MO Sons: #(3) Edmund Courtway of Washington, MO, Carl Courtway and wife, Sue, of Union, MO and Billy Jo Courtway of Washington County, MO Daughters: #(2) Freda Messex and significant other, Kevin Oshia, of Sullivan, MO and Melody Hulsey of Robertsville, MO Brothers: #(2) Sisters: #(1) Grandchildren: #(15) Great-Grandchildren: #(Many) Memorials: none Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Ronald Lee Evans
10/20/2022
Ronald Lee Evans of Lonedell, MO passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Committal Services for 79 year old Ronald will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, October 21, 2022 at Crestview Memorial Park Haven of Rest Mausoleum, St. Clair, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Joan Evans of Lonedell, MO Daughters: #(1) Donna Pierce and husband, Rick, of DeSoto, MO Brothers: #(1) Sisters: #(2) Grandchildren: #(3) Great-Granddaughters: #(2) Memorials: None Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Donald Remillard
10/20/2022
Donald H. Remillard, 89, of Washington, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2022. Mr. Remillard, the third son of the late Louis G. Remillard and Alma Simone nee Lamontagne, was born on March 26, 1933 in Raymond, New Hampshire. On May 18, 1957, he was united in marriage to Marilyn Brinker at St. Francis Borgia Church. Don served his country honorably as a member of the United States Army. He moved to Missouri after discharge from the Army in 1955. His first employment was with Purcell Ellis Tire and Service Center working on vehicles and farm equipment. He was then employed as a maintenance foreman for Zero Manufacturing now Clemco Industries Corporation for over 40 years. He enjoyed woodworking, building bird houses, summer garden, the outdoors and bowling. He was a “Mr. Fix It” and handyman whom built his own motorcycle. He and his wife volunteered at Lourdes cafeteria while his grandchildren attended the school. He had a strong faith and was a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes parish for over 60 years. He was a very generous and humble man. But above all, family was most important to Don. Time spent together with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren was most treasured. He dearly loved his cat Sandi. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn Remillard; daughter, Lindann Cobb; siblings, George Remillard, Harold Remillard, Janet Krimmel, Jacqueline Tobben Emanuel, William Remillard and granddaughter, Jamie Bax. Among his survivors are seven children, Thomas Remillard and wife Robin of Washington, Lynn Watson and husband Chuck of Washington, Laurie Klott and husband Christopher of Washington, James Remillard and wife Karen of Jefferson City, Lisa Trentmann and husband Kurt of Washington, Timothy Remillard of Washington, and Luann Peters and husband Gary of Washington; six grandchildren, Douglas Trentmann, Leslie Parker and husband Geoff, Jeffrey Trentmann and wife Johanna, Alex Remillard, Samuel Remillard and fiance Kylee Stone, and Jason Peters; great-grandchildren, Camilla Trentmann, Lucille Trentmann, and Weston Remillard; other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Interment, with full military honors will be at the St. Francis Borgia Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Our Lady of Lourdes Church or School.



Ruth Anna Frances Dieckhaus
10/18/2022
Ruth Anna Frances Dieckhaus, 85, of Washington, MO, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022 at New Haven Care Center, New Haven, Missouri. Ruth Anna was born in Berger, Missouri on September 29, 1937, a daughter of the late Frank & Anna (Meyer) Gratza. She was united in marriage to John P. Dieckhaus on October 17, 1959 at St. Paul Church, Berger, Missouri. John preceded her in death on April 16, 2018. Ruth Anna is survived by a daughter, Mary Jo Stolte & husband Orville, of Beaufort, Missouri; a son, Jeffrey T. Dieckhaus, of New Haven, MO; and four grandchildren, Jeffrey P. Dieckhaus, Brittany Dieckhaus, Karissa Dieckhaus and Rachel Smith. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 20th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven. A funeral mass will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Church, New Haven, with Father John Deken officiating. Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery. Family request donations to masses at Assumption Church.



Leo Deward Willard
10/18/2022
Leo Deward Willard of Cuba, MO passed away Friday, October 14, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 96 year old Leo will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Thursday, October 20 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Dorothy Willard of Union, MO Sons: #(3) Robert Willard and wife, Robin, of Union, MO, Eugene Willard of Cuba, MO and Kenneth Willard of St. Clair, MO Daughters: #(6) Janell Anthony of Union, MO, Debbie Goade of Union, MO, LaVonne Willard of St. Clair, MO, Christine Birkmann and husband, Bill, of Union, MO, Cindy Stortz of Imperial, MO and Shirley Messex and significant other, Craig Wingbermuehle, of Union, MO Grandchildren: #(17) Great-Grandchildren: #(13) Great-Great-Granddaughter: #(1) Memorials: May be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Phyllis Nicks
10/18/2022
Phyllis Nicks of Owensville passed away Saturday, Oct. 15th. Memorial services will be Saturday, Oct. 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Visitation for 78 year old Phyllis Nicks will be from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday 29 at the Chapel. She is survived by her children, Pamela Lewis and husband Greg, Teresa Robertson and husband Larry and Nicole Mehrhoff and husband Ryan all of Owensville and Tiffany Martin and husband Andy of Belle Siblings, Wayne Bunner and wife Cathy of Kissimmee, Fla., Michael Bunner and wife Debbie of Farmington and Gayle Briese and husband Ralph of Eldon Grandchildren: 6 Greats: 3



Matthew Charles Pope
10/18/2022
Matthew Charles Pope of Union, MO passed away Friday, October 14, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Amy Pope (nee Schulte) of Union; one daughter, Kirsten Pope of the home; his parents, Clarence and Sarah Pope of Union; one sister, Becky Hopper and husband Lee of Union; one brother, David Pope and wife Jennifer of Union; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 41-year-old Matthew Pope will be Friday, October 21, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. Memorial Service will be Friday, October 21, 2022 at 12:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. with Rev. George Dohm officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society. The Pope Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Sue Schneider
10/18/2022
Sue Schneider of Owensville passed away Sunday, Oct. 2nd. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Bohemian Catholic Cemetery in Owenville. Visitation fo 62 year old Sue Schneider will be from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Bohemian Catholic Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Michael of their home; mother, Patricia Moore of Camdenton; stepmother, Sharon Schneider of Bland; children, Cory Davison and wife Katrina, Michele Valley and husband Kelly and Jessica Charboneau and husband Shawn all of Owensville; siblings, Kenny Schneider and wife Joann of St. Louis, Tammi Newbound and husband Kirk of Bland and Tommy Schneider and fiancé Karen of Sullivan; and by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.



Agnes Westhoelter
10/17/2022
Agnes V. Westhoelter, 89 , of Washington, passed away on October 13, 2022. Agnes, daughter of the late George Kleinheider and Hilda nee Busch, was born on October 17, 1932 in Washington. She received her education from St. Francis Borgia Grade School. On September 17, 1955, she was united in marriage to Richard Westhoelter at St. Francis Borgia Church. Agnes loved building puzzles, reading, and taking walks in the park. But her biggest joy in life, was spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Westhoelter; two children, Jeffrey and Darlene Westhoelter; siblings, Victor, Maurice, Everett, Lester, Ralph, Tom, Bert Kleinheider, Sister Judith Ann SSND, and son-in-law, Tom Schoeberlein. Among her survivors are her children, Michael Westhoelter and wife Patricia of Leslie, Kenneth Westhoelter and wife Sheila of Union, Donna Loyd and husband Bruce of Sullivan, Mary Spence and husband Jerry of Osage Beach, Christine Smith and husband Rick of Union, and Amy Schoeberlein of House Springs; two siblings, Sister Laverne SSND and Donna Alferman and husband Herbie of Washington; ten grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, other relatives and many friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 12 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Francis Borgia Church. Interment will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Masses.



Emma Jean Carey
10/15/2022
Emma Jean Carey nee Reed of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 92 year old Emma Carey will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, October 17, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO She is survived by: Sons: #(2) William Carey (Lisa) of Theodosia, MO and Patrick Carey (Pong Sai) of St. Clair, MO Daughters: #(3) Mary Bye of St. Clair, MO, Cathy Wright of St. Clair, MO and Kelly Luxton (mike) of St. Clair, MO Grandchildren: #(14) Great-Grandchildren: #(9) Memorials: may be made to the St. Clair Agape Thrift Store Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Bobbie Morehouse
10/15/2022
Bobbie Morehouse (nee` Price), 51, of Eureka, MO passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2022. She is survived by one son, Tracy Hartley and wife Kelsye of West Lafayette, IN; one daughter, Vanessa Hartley of Dayton, IN; her mother, Cheryl Price (nee` McCurry) of Dayton, IN; eight grandchildren: MaKena, Ryott, DeLainey, Royce, Rosalie, Rhett, Rorey and Hudson; two brothers: Jack Price and wife Stacie of Dayton, IN, Jason Price and significant other Kristy of Lafayette, IN; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Susann Marie Hartley. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society. The Morehouse Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Vernon Tobben
10/14/2022
Vernon L. Tobben, 94, of Washington, passed away on October 12, 2022. Vern, son of the late Bernard Tobben and Agnes nee Unnerstall, was born on March 14, 1928, in Washington. He received his education from St. Francis Borgia High School. On February 18, 1950, he was united in marriage to Lillian Kleekamp at the St. Francis Borgia Church. Vernon Tobben was the oldest of seven children. He received his education at St. Francis Borgia Grade School, being a member of the first Kindergarten class. He studied two years at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Teutopolis, Illinois and then came back to Washington and graduated from St. Francis Borgia High School in 1946. He was awarded a scholarship to St. Louis University for attaining the highest grades in the English Department. He was active in sports, playing on the first Borgia High School basketball team to win a trophy in a tournament that was played in Wright City. Vern worked at Mauntel’s Supermarket during high school and till 1954. Then he and Lil moved the family to Staunton, IL where he worked for Armour and Company. They moved to St. Louis in late 1955, where he worked for Metropolitan, selling insurance, and part-time at the Bettendorf-Rapp Grocery Store. From October of 1961 to March of 1963, they lived in Macon where he worked for Krey Packing Company. From there the family moved to Jefferson City where he managed the Southside IGA Store. In 1966 he became an agent for State Farm and moved back to Washington to stay. In moving from place to place, Vern was always involved in community and civic organizations and especially the Catholic Church. Through the years he has been a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Third Order Franciscans, the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, the Jaycees, and Optimist Club. He was the winner of the “Optimist of the Year” award in 1953 for his work with the Boy Scouts. He served as scoutmaster in Troop 439 at St. Francis Borgia and is a member of the Order of the Arrow, an honorary camping society. Vern served as a 4th Ward Councilman for several years and on the Parish Council at St. Francis Borgia. He was active in various fundraising campaigns at the parish and the building fund campaign for the “new Borgia High School” which opened in 1982. Through the years he has served as a Parish School of Religion teacher, a singer at Masses, a leader in the Search teen retreat program and Christ Renews His Parish program. In 1989, Vern was one of the original members of Marbach am Neckar-Washington Sister City committee. Over the years he maintained contact with many of the citizens of Marbach with whom he worked to establish the program. He was an avid sports fan. For many years he and Paul Zoellner announced the Borgia football games from Ronsick Field. He kept play-by-play records for games he attended. He spent hours helping one of his grandsons learn the fine art of field goal kicking. He came to grandchildren’s volleyball, soccer, basketball, football, and baseball games. He attended dance recitals, gymnastics meets and traveled as far away as Iowa for cross country and track meets. And then there is Notre Dame…and football, and the Cardinals. But above all, family was most important to Vern. Time spent together with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were most treasured. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lillian Tobben; three children, Mary Catherine Tobben, Julia Marie Tobben, and Donald F. Tobben; siblings, Bob Tobben and wife Mary, Leonard Tobben, Bill Tobben, and Margaret Tobben; brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul Zoellner, John Struckhoff, Raymond Kleekamp, Arthur Kleekamp and wife Sadie, Lorene Kreienbaum and husband Herman, Bernard ‘Pete” Kleekamp, Clem Kleekamp and wife Irene, Leo Kleekamp and wife Esther, Wilfred Kleekamp and wife Cecilia, Ralph Kleekamp and wife Arline, and Hubert Kleekamp and wife Laurice. Among his survivors are four children, Dave Tobben and wife Lucy of Washington, Pete Tobben and wife Judy of Washington, Chris Prater and husband Curt of Jefferson City, and Tish Nester and husband Gerard of St. Louis; daughter-in-law, Sharon Tobben of Washington; two siblings, Arlene Zoellner of Washington and Rita Struckhoff of St. Louis; sister-in-law, Marlene Tobben of Washington; seventeen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and many friends. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 16, 2022, from 3-7 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Family rosary starting at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022, at the St. Francis Borgia Church. Interment will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the St. Francis Borgia High School-Tuition Assistance, St. Francis Borgia Church, or Our Lady of Lourdes Church.



Doris Irene Chapman
10/13/2022
Doris Irene Chapman Hall of Owensville passed away Friday, September 23, 2022. Visitation for 91 year old Doris Irene Chapman Hall will be Saturday, October 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Owensville. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 15, at the First Baptist Church. At her request, her body was donated to science at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. Her survivors include her daughter, Glenna Linenbroker and husband Ed of Rosebud; daughter-in-law, Mary Chapman of Rosebud; sister-in-law, Sue Bruce of Wentzville; grandchildren, Judy, Scott, Kendra, Angela, Clay, Jessica, Joe, and Irene; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.



Barbara Sipes
10/13/2022
Barbara Sipes of Owensville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Countryside Memorial Gardens. Visitation for 89 year old Barbara Sipes will be Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. at the Chapel. Survived by children, Charles R. "Randy" Sipes Jr. and wife Nancy of Falcon, Steven Sipes of Owensville, Ronna Mose and fiancé William Muschany of Cuba. Brother, Willie Shipley and wife Jean Grandchildren: 8



Lynda Sample
10/12/2022
Lynda Sample of Owensville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11th. A memorial service will be Wednesday, Oct. 19th at 11:00 a.m. at St. James United Church of Christ in Charlotte. Cremains will be interred in the church cemetery. Visitation for 72 year old Lynda Sample will be Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. at the church. Survived by son, Daniel Sample and wife Christine of Rosebud Daughter-in-law, Heather Sample Schlottach of Owensville Brothers, Richard Bowman Jr. and wife Marilyn of Rosebud and David Bowman of Rosebud Sisters, Nyla Taylor and husband Norm of St. Robert and Penny Bowman of Owensville. Grandchildren: 2 Greats: 1



Rodney Lee Bryan
10/11/2022
Rodney Lee Bryan of Union, MO passed away Saturday, October 8, 2022 A celebration of live will be held from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Knights of Columbus Hall, St. Clair, MO The family of 62 year old Rodney Bryan was served by Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO A private committal will take place at a later date He is survived by: Spouse: Carol Ann Bryan nee Rogers of St. Clair, MO Three nieces, one nephew, one uncle, one sister, great-nieces and nephews and cousins Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Mary Elizabeth Blumer
10/11/2022
Mary Elizabeth Blumer, nee Beasley, 100, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Friendship Village Care Center, Chesterfield, Missouri. Mary Liz was born August 12, 1922, in Union, Missouri, daughter of the late Roy Beasley and wife Stella, nee Hundley. She was united in marriage to John Calvin Blumer, October 7, 1944, in Union, Missouri. Mary Liz was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Washington, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Washington Historical Society. She worked as a secretary in the order department of Hazel Inc. In her free time, Mary Liz stayed active on her computer, always staying in touch with her family. Mary Liz is survived by her sister, Virginia Twesten, Chillicothe, Missouri, her brother, Richard Beasley, Sante Fe, New Mexico, and her brother-in-law, Dick Blumer, Ballwin, Missouri; two sons, John Patrick and wife Beth, Toano, Virginia, Michael Robert and wife, Barbara, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and one daughter, Kathleen Sue Spaunhorst and husband, Bernie, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Kristin, Baltimore, Maryland, Bryan and wife, Renee, Olympia, Washington, Karolyn Lewandowski and husband, Jerry, Bethesda, Maryland, Jeff Curran and wife, Tina, Rock Springs, Wyoming, Stacie Spaunhorst and husband, Danny, Belleville, Illinois, Heather, Sante Fe, New Mexico, Patrick and wife Beth, Richmond, Virginia, and Ben Spaunhorst and wife, Amber, Salt Lake City, Utah; nine great-grandchildren, Corinne, Wren, Marie, Calvin, Alec, Jax, Sukie, Evelyn and Tyce; nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Sharon Bringewatt; two grandchildren, Sandi Spaunhorst and Joe Curran, and a brother in law, Richard Twesten, and two sisters in law, Doris Blumer and Leona Beasley. Visitation will be held Friday, October 14, 2022, from 4-8 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington. Services will be held at St. Peters United Church of Christ, Washington, on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Kurt Schaller Blaufuss officiating. Burial will be in St. Johns Cemetery, Berger, Missouri Memorials may be given to St. Peters United Church of Christ or the Washington Historical Society. Arrangements were under the direction of Miller Funeral Home, Washington.



John August Russavage
10/11/2022
John August Russavage of Sullivan, MO passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 Visitation for 71 year old John Russavage will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO A private committal will take place at a later date He is survived by: Sons: #(2) Justin J. Russavage (Sara) of Leslie, MO and Kyle D. Russavage of Joplin, MO Sisters: #(2) Grandchildren: #(5) Memorials: may be made to charity of choice Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Evelyn Bohl
10/10/2022
Evelyn Bohl of Rosebud passed away Friday, Oct. 7th. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 14th at 10:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosebud. Burial in church cemetery. Visitation for 86 year old Evelyn Bohl will be Thursday, Oct. 13 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Survived by children, Kenton Bohl and wife Denise of Owensville, Jeffrey Bohl and wife Rhonda of Rosebud, Keith Bohl and wife Pam of Taos, Donna Czeschin and husband Charles of Rosebud and Tina Brauks and husband Gary of Rosebud Sisters, Alice Belloir of Roseburg, Oregon and Marcie Winter and husband Melvin of Crosby, Texas Sister-in-law, Lucy Bohl of Swiss Brother-in-law, Daniel Bohl of Swiss Grandchildren: 11 Greats: 23



Ralph LaValle
10/8/2022
Ralph D. LaValle of Union, MO passed away Thursday, October 6, 2022. He is survived by five sons: Kenneth LaValle of Leslie, Varise LaValle of Washington, Keith LaValle and wife Cheryl of Union, Guy LaValle and wife Johnnie of Jefferson City, and Anthony LaValle of Gerald; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; two brothers: Tony LaValle and wife Nancy of Sullivan, and Richie LaValle and wife Laura of Champagne, IL; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 88-year-old Ralph LaValle will be Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO with Fr. Joe Post officiating. Burial will follow in Midlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Union, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to The Salvation Army. The LaValle Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Mabel Gibson-Ferling
10/7/2022
Mabel Gibson-Ferling of Owensville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 15th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Countryside Memorial Gardens. Visitation for 82 year old Mabel Gibson-Ferling will be Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at the Chapel. Survived by husband, Jack Ferling of their home Children, David Gibson and wife Melinda of Owensville, daughter, Shannon Ramsey and husband Dan of Pendleton, Oregon, Siblings, Mary Hollandsworth and husband Jim, Mae Davis and special friend Garth all of Owensville and brother, John Enloe of Mesquite, Nevada Grandchildren, 7 Greats, 5



Jerry Dean Landing
10/7/2022
Jerry Dean Landing of Sullivan, MO passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Visitation for 88 year old Jerry Landing will be held from 1:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 and after 9:00 AM on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO Burial in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union, MO He is survived by: Spouse: Virginia Landing nee Williams of Sullivan, MO Sons: #(1) Jason Landing (Adina) of Sullivan, MO Daughters: #(4) Bonnie Berkel (David) of Sullivan, MO, Verdean Vaughan (Dale) of St. Clair, MO, Nadine Mueller (Steve) of Washington, MO and Stephanie Landing of Sullivan, MO Grandchildren: #(10) Great-Grandchildren: #(12) Memorials: May be made to New Hope Baptist Church, St. Clair Southern Baptist Church or Grace Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Leola Stolte
10/6/2022

Leola (Odie) P. Stolte (nee` Whertvine), 97, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, October 05, 2022. She is survived by her husband Byron Stolte of Washington, MO; one daughter, Donna Linder and husband Chuck of Bloomsdale, MO; four grandchildren: Victoria Meyer and husband Richard Shetley of St. Louis, MO, John Harris and wife Heather of Bloomsdale, MO, Michael Harris and wife Susan of Ste. Genevieve, MO, Katherine Raymond of Festus, MO; twelve great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Washington, MO.

Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Washington, MO. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Peter's UCC or St. Peter's Cemetery.

The Stolte Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.




Ron Edward Emig
10/6/2022
Ron Edward Emig of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022. He is survived by one son, Jacob Emig and fiancée Lauren Lovetro of Kansas City, MO; one daughter, Claire Johnson and husband Chris of Eureka; two grandchildren: Wesley and Margaret Johnson; two grand-dogs: Glenn and Sadie; nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 74-year-old Ron Emig will be Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. Funeral Service will be Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 10:00 AM at St. John Lutheran Church in Beaufort, MO. A private burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The Emig Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Lillian Steinbeck
10/6/2022
Lillian Steinbeck of Owensville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 8 at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Old Bland Cemetery in Bland. Visitation for 85 year old Lillian Steinbeck will be Friday, Oct. 7 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel. Survived by children, Susan Steineck and partner Tim Kohlbush of Owensville, David Steinbeck and wife Lori of Canaan and Robert Steinbeck and wife Becky of Linn Siblings, Kathy Nowack and husband Wayne of Illinois and Charles Bunge and wife Joanne of Wisconsin Grandchildren and great-grandchildren: 12



David Michael Argent
10/5/2022
David Michael Argent of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022. He is survived by three daughters: Lauren Argent of Dixon, Amanda Egli and husband Kent of Union, and Rhiannon Sigmund of Union; two sons: Shawn Willyard and Alan Willyard, both of Union; his parents: Mike and Kathy Argent of TX, and Karen and Chuck Ruoff of PA; seven grandchildren; one sister, Megan Schilling and husband Christophe of CA; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for 54-year-old David Argent will be Friday, October 7, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. Funeral Service will be Friday, October 7, 2022 at 4:00 PM at Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to BackStoppers (backstoppers.org). The Argent Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Daniel Elz
10/5/2022
Daniel Elz, 57, of Sullivan, MO passed away Monday, October 3, 2022. He is survived by his mother, Catherine Elz (nee’ Schmittgens) of Washington, MO; one sister, Karen Elz and husband Eric Urruela of Washington, MO; four aunts: Annette Wucher (Ron), Joanne Schlenk, Claudine Wucher, and Mary Carol Schmittgens; one niece, two nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, many cousins, other relatives, his caregivers, and friends. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. Interment will be private. Visitation for 57-year-old Daniel Elz will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ABiLITY-DSFC, Inc. The Elz family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Eloise Cuquet
10/4/2022
Eloise Cuquet (nee` Castellow),87, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022. She is survived by four sons: Michael Cuquet and wife Anna of Virginia, Geoff Cuquet and wife Betsy of Villa Ridge, MO, Chip Cuquet of Warrenton, MO, Anthony Cuquet and wife Cheryl of Helotes, TX; two daughters: Cyndy Bolte and husband Don of New Haven, MO, Sueann Rosenbum of Springfield, MO; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. There are no services at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Washington VFW Post 2661. The Cuquet Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington, MO.



Richard Whitworth
10/3/2022
Richard Whitworth of Mt. Sterling passed away Saturday, Oct. 1st. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Burial in Giedinghagen Cemetery. Visitation for 64 year old Richard Whitworth will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel. Survived by parents, Jim and Anita St. Clair of Chesterfield Sister: Denise Whitworth of St. Charles



Mark Anthony Brown
10/1/2022
Mark Anthony Brown of Robertsville, MO passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 Visitation for 47 year old Mark Brown will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO A private committal will take place at a later date He is survived by: Parents: Terry Brown of Cherryville, MO and Tammy Crews and husband, Bob, of Union, MO Brothers: #(3) Sisters: #(3) Memorials: May be made to the family Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com



Rosa Lou Jones
10/1/2022
Rosa Lou Jones nee Swink of Lonedell, MO passed away Friday, September 30, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Cole Family Funeral Home, Ironton, MO Visitation for 82 year old Rosa Lou Jones will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO and from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at Cole Family Funeral Home in Ironton, MO Burial in Iron Mountain Cemetery in Middle Brook, MO She is survived by: Sons: #(2) Jeffery Jones (Michelle) of Lonedell, MO and David Jones, Sr. (Lora) of Lonedell, MO Daughters: #(1) Sherry Steele (Mark) of Lonedell, MO Grandchildren: #(8) Great-Grandchildren: #(3) Memorials: may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Condolences may be sent to the family via our website: russellcolonialfuneralhome.com

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