Hit the trail with MDC at the Hiking 101 - Beginner's Guide to Hiking Sept. 14 at Rockwoods Reservation
Hiking is a great way to get up close with nature. You feel a real connection to the land when it’s directly beneath your feet. The only thing between you and nature is a pair of hiking boots, or even just some sturdy walking shoes. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has more than 1,000 conservation areas and state forests throughout the Show-Me-State, and many have excellent hiking trails.
For those just starting out on their hiking journeys, MDC is offering a Hiking 101 – A Beginner's Guide to Hiking program on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 1-3:30 p.m. at Rockwoods Reservation in Wildwood. The event is free and open to ages 7 and up and includes both an educational program, and short guided hike.
This program is designed for beginning hikers who want to start hiking this fall and will focus on the basics of fall and winter hiking. The topics covered include the difference between walking and hiking, clothes and equipment needed, hiking with children, and more. After the educational presentation, an MDC naturalists will lead a 1.5-mile easy hike at Rockwoods Reservation.
This is an ideal opportunity for people who haven’t hiked before or have little experience and want to explore the many advantages of hiking. The uneven terrain of paths that wind up, down, and sideways, work a variety muscle groups and help with overall balance--boosting the energy you use by 28 percent compared to walking on flat surfaces. Hikers report benefits like weight loss, stress relief, better sleep, and more positive thoughts.
Hiking 101 – A Beginner's Guide to Hiking is a free program; however, advanced online registration is required at https://short.mdc.mo.gov/4c5.
Rockwoods Reservation is located at 2751 Glencoe Road, off Highway 109 between I-44 and Highway 100.
Sign up for email or text alerts to stay informed of MDC’s latest programs and events by going to https://short.mdc.mo.gov/ZoP.
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MDC has conducted an annual Bowhu ...More Missouri AG, Others Discussing Possible Challenge Of Student Loan Forgiveness Plan9/2/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is one of a group of Republican attorneys general discussing the idea of challenging President Biden's plan to forgive student loan debt. The Washington Post reports Schmitt has been pa ...More Missouri Lawmakers Discussing Possible Tax Cut For Businesses9/2/2022
Missouri lawmakers are considering reducing taxes for businesses in the state. Senate President Dave Schatz told the Post-Dispatch that a variety of tax-cutting options have been discussed leading up to a special session lat ...More Missouri Residential Care Facilities Eligible For COVID Reimbursement9/2/2022
Missouri residential care and assisted living facilities are now eligible for reimbursement for COVID-19-related expenses. Ten-million-dollars has been allocated for reimbursement through the American Rescue Plan Act. Provi ...More St. Peters Woman Indicted For Pandemic Fraud9/2/2022
A St. Peters woman is indicted for bank and wire fraud in connection to applying for and accepting pandemic loan money. A grand jury handed down the indictment of Trashundra Harrison this week. She is accused of falsely rep ...More New FEMA Center Open In O'Fallon9/2/2022
A FEMA disaster recovery center is now open in O'Fallon, Missouri. Staff from FEMA and the Small Business Administration will help residents with the recovery from July's flooding. The FEMA center is at the O'Fallon Municip ...More St. Louis Area Badly in Need of Workers9/2/2022
A new study says some 40-thousand people have moved to the St. Louis region, but that's not nearly enough to fill all the jobs available in the area. A report from St. Louis Community College shows the new job opportunities o ...More Gerald Woman Struck by Two Vehicles on Highway 100 in Washington9/1/2022
A Gerald woman was struck by two cars while attempting to cross Highway 100 at Washington Heights Drive in Washington. Police, Fire and Ambulance crews were called to the scene after eight o'clock Tuesday night. 52-year old ...More Diocese Reportedly Wants to Drop Free Lunch Program for School Students9/1/2022
The St. Louis Archdiocese is reportedly telling its Catholic schools to drop their free lunches for thousands of students. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says a memo sent to schools two weeks ago urges them to "no longer partici ...More Gas Is Under $3.60 In STL9/1/2022
The average cost of a gallon of gas in St. Louis is under three dollars, 60 cents. That's according to Triple-A, which reports the current average is three-58 in the city. In the county, the average is a bit lower at three-53 ...More Special Session On Tax Cuts In Missouri Delayed9/1/2022
Missouri lawmakers are delaying a special session to discuss the possibility of passing Governor Parson's proposed 700-million-dollar income tax cut. The session was postponed this week to September 14th so legislators have ...More MoDOT Urges Safe Driving Over Labor Day Weekend9/1/2022
The Missouri Department of Transportation is urging drivers to be safe on the roadways over Labor Day Weekend. Eleven people died and more than four-hundred more were injured in Missouri traffic crashes during the Labor Day ...More
Dorothy Bonnarens (nee`Beste), 80, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, September 26, 2022. She is survived by her husband, John Bonnarens of Washing ...More
Roman George Wunderlich
Roman George Wunderlich, 93, of Washington, passed away on September 27, 2022. Mr. Wunderlich, son of the late Peter Wunderlich and Catherine nee Ball ...More
Jane Jacquin (nee`Jasper), 81, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Kevin Jacquin and wife Candy ...More
Nancy “Nan” Ulsas (nee’ Heidbrink), 68, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022.
She is survived by her husband Richard “Rich” Uls ...More
Vera Schroeder (nee Temme) of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Richard Schroeder and wife Monica of Un ...More
Alma Zykan of Rosebud passed away Monday, Sept. 26th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroter Chapel in Owensville. ...More
Juanita Hulsey (nee’ Kamper), 84, of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Hulsey of Un ...More
Mary Jane Hilke
Mary Jane Hilke, 75, of Washington, passed away on September 23, 2022.
Mrs. Hilke, daughter of the late Theodore Noelke and Olivia nee Lamke, was bo ...More
Laura Ann Ward
Laura Ann Ward of Owensville passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022.
Visitation for 76 year old Laura Ann Ward will be Thursday, Sept. 29, 10:30 ...More
Daniel Kampen of Gerald passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20th. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Oct. 1st from 1-4 p.m. at Beaufort Lions Hall i ...More
Janice Klenke (nee Brueggemann), 67, of Union, MO passed away on Wednesday September 21. 2022.
She is survived by her husband Richard Klenke; one s ...More
Norma Hellmann of Union passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. She is survived by 2 sons: Glenn Hellmann and wife Theresa of Union; Von Hell ...More
Richard Louis Toben
RICHARD LOUIS TOBEN OBITUARY
December 31, 1932 - September 20, 2022
Richard Toben, 89, of Washington, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, Sep ...More
Constance J. ‘Connie” Conrad, 87 , of Washington, passed away on September 20, 2022. Mrs. Conrad, daughter of the late Robert Marchbank and Martha nee ...More
Shirley Mae Martin
Shirley Mae Martin of Columbia, passed away on September 19, 2022. Mrs.
Martin, daughter of the late Milton “Bud” Peters and Lillie nee Mills, was b ...More
Richard Toben, 89, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022. He is survived by one son, Mike Toben of Washington, MO; three daughters ...More
June Payeur of Villa Ridge passed away September 16th. Celebration of Life will be be held Thursday, September 22nd at West County Assembly of God Ch ...More
Lloyd H. Hardin of Pacific, MO passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022. He is survived by two daughters: Melody Mitchell of Alpharetta, GA., and Linn ...More
Helene Krampe (nee` Schultz), 100, of Washington, MO passed away Friday, September 16, 2022. She is survived by two sons, Paul Krampe and wife Peggy, ...More
Donna Marie Downey
Donna Marie Downey nee Fleer of Berger, MO passed away
Friday, September 16, 2022
Services will be held at 6:30 PM Saturday, September 24, 2022 at
Ron Ashworth of Washington, MO (formerly of Union) passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022. He is survived by one son, Marc Ashworth and wife Kimberly ...More
David Marshall Clement
David Marshall Clement of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 21 20 ...More
David Marshall Clement
David Marshall Clement of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 21 20 ...More
Leonard “Red” C. Doorack Sr., 90 , of Labadie, passed away on September 14, 2022. Mr. Doorack, son of the late Andrew Doorack and Laverna nee Wheeler, ...More
Edna Faye Hock
Edna Faye Hock of Bland departed this life on Thursday, September 15, 2022.
A graveside service for 83 year old Edna Faye Hock will be held at Coun ...More
Henry Lee Hildebrand
Henry Lee Hildebrand, known to most as “Hank”, of St. Clair, MO passed away
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM ...More
Darla K. Wallace (nee Green) of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2022 due to complications from a motorcycle accident that also claimed ...More
John J. Miller, 57, Washington, passed Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson, Festus.
John, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Francis and Ja ...More
Mike Kessels, 63, of Union, MO passed away Monday, September 12, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Kessels (nee’ Durbin); three children: Cara ...More
Norma Schulte of Owensville passed away Sunday, Sept. 11th. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owe ...More
Leona Rose Collins
Leona Rose Collins nee Overschmidt of Union, MO passed away
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 1 ...More
Shaun Alan Fry
Shaun Alan Fry of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Memorial Visitation for 43 year old Shaun will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 PM on ...More
Mary Alice Mohart
Our parishioner, Mary Alice Mohart (nee Mansfield) passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 1, 2022, surrounded by family and engulfed in love. S ...More
Ruth M. Holtmeyer, 95, of Washington, passed away on September 6, 2022 in Washington. Mrs. Holtmeyer, daughter of the late Edward "Pap" Scheper and Mi ...More
Donald Francis Becker
Donald Francis Becker, 92, Labadie, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born De ...More
Horst D. Gerkens, 83 , of Pacific, passed away on September 3, 2022.
Horst, son of the late Otto Gerkens and Anna nee Steffens, was born on July 25, ...More
Maureen Smith (nee` Shay), 77, of Washington, MO passed away Saturday, September 03, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Brian Smith and Randy Smith bo ...More
August Emmer Jr.
August W. “Gus” Emmer Jr., 75 , of Washington, passed away on September 6, 2022. Gus, son of the late August Emmer Sr. and Verona nee Caldwell, was bo ...More
Harriet A. Boal, 85, of Washington, passed away on September 4, 2022 in Sullivan. Harriet, daughter of the late Harry Mohrlock and Edythe Myers, was b ...More
Margie Anna Havener
Margie Anna Havener (nee Meyer) of Gerald, MO passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022. She is survived by one son, Don Havener and wife Myrna of Les ...More
Melvin J. Mueller, 90, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, September 06, 2022.
He is survived by one sister, Judy Harper of St. Clair, MO; one b ...More
Luther "Gene" Shoemaker, 84, of Pacific, MO passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2022.
He is survived by his son, Eric Shoemaker and wife Carol of Pac ...More
Ralph Branson, 73, of Owensville passed away Friday, Sept. 2. Graveside services will be Monday, Sept. 5 at 10:00 a.m. at Countryside Memorial Garden ...More
David Gene Banderman, Jr. of St. Clair, MO passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, September 8, 2022 ...More
Sharlene "Shar" Nadler (nee' McQuary), 84, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, September 5, 2022.
She is survived by three children: Dan (Krista) ...More
Jack McQueen of Owensville passed away Sunday, Sept. 4th. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 8 from 4-7 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. ...More
Jack Tayloe of Cuba passed away Friday, Sept. 2nd. Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville ...More
Sidney M. Morel, 82 , of Pacific, went to his heavenly home on August 29, 2022. Sidney, son of the late Rena and Raoul Morel, was born on November 16, ...More
Kathryn Cecelia Manley
Kathryn Cecelia Manley nee Frederick of St. James, MO passed away
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Tuesday, Se ...More
Maxine Sarah Jane Nevels
Maxine Sarah Jane Nevels nee Maupin of Dittmer, MO passed away
Sunday, August 28, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, September ...More
Carol Ann Babka
Babka – Carol Ann (nee Holtmeyer), passed into the arms of the Lord on August 24, 2022. Carol was a selfless, kindhearted woman who was a pillar of h ...More
Cynthia Laycook of Gerald passed away Sunday, Aug. 22nd. Funeral services will be Saturday Sept. 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Chr ...More
Lawrence E. Kemper, 78, of Washington, passed away on August 25, 2022.
Larry, son of the late Edwin Kemper and Josephine nee Stotko, was born on Dec ...More
Patricia Ann Simily
Patricia Ann Simily (nee' Biller), 79, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022.
She is survived by her husband Homer "Ron" Simily of Uni ...More
Lawrence E. Kemper, 78, of Washington, passed away on August 25, 2022.
Larry, son of the late Edwin Kemper and Josephine nee Stotko, was born on Dec ...More
Eston Daniel Vaughan
Eston Daniel Vaughan, known to most as Daniel, of St. Clair, MO passed away
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Graveside services for 93 year old David will ...More
Barbara Jane Sneed
Barbara Jane Sneed nee Hill of Robertsville, MO passed away
Sunday, August 21, 2022 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Saturday, August ...More
James Alfons Verhulst
James Alfons Verhulst of Owensville passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, August 26 at 11:00 a.m. at Imma ...More
Stanley Korte of Owensville passed away Monday, Aug. 22nd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Aug. 29th at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conceptio ...More
Thomas Nelson Haight
Thomas Nelson Haight of Beaufort passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Fune ...More
John H. Becker, 81, of Labadie, MO passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Becker (nee’ Russell); two sons: Owen Be ...More
Thomas Nelson Haight
Thomas Nelson Haight of Beaufort passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Fune ...More
Gregory J. Selz, 63, of Union, MO passed away Thursday, August 18, 2022.
He is survived by his former wife and dear friend, Shelly Selz (nee' Kreft ...More
Larry Bensett of Owensville passed away Friday, Aug. 19th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Owensville Chapel in Owensvi ...More
Scott Schafler, 59, of New Haven, MO passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022. He is survived by his mother, Ann Schafler (nee`Prost) of Maryland Height ...More
Kelly Ziegler nee Richardson of St. Clair, MO passed away
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, August 19, 2022 ...More
Alta Louise Kinman
Alta Louise (Wharton) Kinman, 101, passed away August 15, 2022. Alta was born August 16, 1920, in Lee County, West Point, Iowa, to Estella Marie (Sey ...More
Ruth Ann Thater
Ruth Ann Thater, 83 , of Washington, passed away on August 11, 2022.
Mrs. Thater, daughter of the late Julius Kappelmann and Adolphine nee Lause, wa ...More
Willis Czeschin of Bland passed away Monday, Aug. 15th. Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 18th at 10:30 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensv ...More
Harold Louis Schmidt
Harold Louis Schmidt of Union, MO passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. He is survived by five sons: Douglas Schmidt and wife Peg of Union, David Schm ...More
Fred Girvin, 93, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, August 15, 2022. He survived by his daughter Christine Fritz and husband Bob of New Haven, MO; ...More
Brian Fennessey of Union, MO passed away Friday, August 12, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Becky Fennessey (nee Steffens); three sons: Shawn Fenne ...More
Diane F. Isgrig, 68, of Washington, passed away on August 9, 2022.
Diane, daughter of the late Edward Shipley and Veronica nee Esslinger, was born o ...More
Lori Ellen Mayer
Lori Ellen Mayer nee Roller of St. Clair, MO passed away
Friday, August 12, 2022
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 18, 2022 at ...More
Lorraine Kluba (nee` Heggemann), 80, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Phillip Kluba; four sons ...More
David L. Noelker Sr., 88, of Washington, passed away on August 7, 2022.
Mr. Noelker, son of the late Vincent Noelker and Maude nee Glaser, was born ...More
Louis J. Zimmermann of Beaufort, MO passed away August 12, 2022 surrounded by his beloved family. He was the grandson of Louis J. Zimmermann and Chri ...More
Mary Alice Borcherding
Mary Alice Borcherding, age 86, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at her home.
Mary was born in New Haven, Missouri on March 22, 1936, the d ...More
Les Ray of Union, MO passed away Monday, August 8, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Colleen Ray of Union; two sons: Christopher Faccaro of Glenwood ...More
Kenneth Eugene Van Leer Sr
Kenneth Eugene Van Leer, Sr. Glendale, AZ passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022
Masonic Service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 12, 2022 at
Joan Brockmiller of Union, MO passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Dane Brockmiller and wife Joanne of Foley, AL, and Ne ...More
Janice Tauchert (nee' Stolte), 75, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Bobby Tauchert; three c ...More
Laverne Charlene Mowery nee Rowden of Union, MO passed away
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, August 11, ...More
Rev. James Perdew
Rev. James "Jim" Perdew, 84, of Gray Summit, MO passed away Thursday, August 04, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janet Perdew (nee` Lippold); three ...More
Robert Frank “Bob” Weber, 76, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022. Bob, son of the late Edmund Weber and Frances nee Kuenzel, was born on ...More
Ruth Hoffman of Owensville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3rd. Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 8th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens ...More
Corey Vitt of Bland passed away Saturday, July 30th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3:00 pm at Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Owensvil ...More
Timothy Harper, 63, of Lake Sherwood, MO passed away Friday, July 29, 2022. He is survived by his wife Brenda Harper (nee` Bracht); three sons: Eric H ...More
Faye Baker nee Hancock of Lonedell, MO passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Thursday, August 4, 2022 at
Nathaniel James Nelson Iskow
Nathaniel “Nate” James Nelson Iskow of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. He is survived by his parents: Norman Iskow of Union, and Linda ...More
Harlan J. Brune, 74 , of Washington, passed away on July 26, 2022.
Harlan, son of the late Leo Brune and Rose nee Feltmann, was born on January 2, 1 ...More
Virginia L. Gildehaus, 88 , of Washington, passed away on July 22, 2022.
Mrs. Gildehaus, daughter of the late Cornelius Alfermann and Gertrude nee H ...More
Gladys L. Lohmeyer, nee Steinberg, was born on August 10, 1932 and passed away on July 22, 2022. She was 89 years old.
Gladys was born at her grandpa ...More
Leonard R. Struckhoff, 97, of Washington, passed away on July 24, 2022.
Mr. Struckhoff, son of the late Robert Struckhoff and Mary nee Dickhaus, was ...More
Doris Bock of Lee's Summit, formerly of Owensville, passed away Monday, July 25th. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at Gotte ...More
Tyler Paul McDermott of Londell, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at
St. Stephen ...More
Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth
Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth of St. Clair, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022
Celebration of Life for 35 year old Jesse will be held at 4:00 PM Sat ...More
Jay Nichols of Robertsville, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Athana “Sam” Nichols (nee Overschmidt); three daught ...More
Melvin Gibson passed away Saturday, July 23rd. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 30th at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bur ...More
Reid Ross Cox
Reid Ross Cox of Union, MO passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cox (nee Base); one son, Ross Cox and wife Juliane ...More
Larry Stalcup, 70, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022.
He is survived by one brother, Bruce Stalcup and wife Angela of Beaufort, MO; ...More
Ethel "Marie" Lamke (nee' Strauser), 76, of Union, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022.
She is survived by her husband Benny Lamke of Union; two s ...More
Allen Edward Brockmann of New Haven, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by one son, Buckley Brockmann and wife Gretchen of Greenv ...More
Cathy McKean (nee` Ashbaugh), 67, of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She is survived by one son, Mark McKean of Kansas City, MO; o ...More
Mary Louise Walker
Mary Louise Walker of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Carl Walker of Union; two sons: David Walker and ...More
Dean Fennessey, 61, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022.
He is survived by one daughter, Courtney Fennessey and fiance Dennis Nagl ...More
Marilyn P. Wynne, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 16, 2022.
Marilyn, daughter of the late Robert Maune and Loretta nee Marquart, was born on ...More
Mary Ann Fleming
Mary Ann (Van Artsdalen) Fleming passed away peacefully on the morning of July 12th, 2022 at the age of 84 years. Mother of five children with numerou ...More
Dan Friedmann of Eureka, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Jenny Friedmann (nee Bland) of Eureka; two daughters: Je ...More
Jim Metcalf, 83, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022.
He is survived by two sons: John Metcalf and wife Jennifer of Union, MO and Mich ...More
Idabel Brandt of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, July 13th. Funeral services will be Monday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens ...More
Nancy Souders of Rosebud passed away Saturday, July 16th. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owen ...More
Frances "Frankie" Bercier, 77, or Union, MO (formerly of Belcourt, ND) passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022.
She is survived by one son, Robert Beid ...More
Elsie Mester nee Current of St. Clair, MO passed away
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, July 18, 2022 at
Adelaide “Gidget” Ellegood (nee Lamke) of O’Fallon, MO (formerly of Leslie, MO) passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Sc ...More
Our parishioner, Sharon L. LaBarge, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022. Mrs. LaBarge, daughter of the late Ralph Krewson and Eleanor nee D ...More
Our parishioner, Bernadette Wilhelmina Kriete (nee Hillermann) 94, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022. Mrs. Kriete was born May 15, 1928, ...More
Evelyn A. Kamler, 96 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs.
Kamler, daughter of the late John Schmitt and Josephine nee Lentz, was born ...More
Norma Jean Roth
Norma Jean Roth, 84 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs.
Roth, daughter of the late Edwin Marquart and Verneita nee Dieckhaus, was bor ...More
Laverne C. Weiskopf, 93 , of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022.
Laverne, daughter of the late Frank Thater and Thecla nee Lause, was born on M ...More
Marvin Struckhoff, 70, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
He is survived by one son, Paul Struckhoff and fiancée Cristina Ledbe ...More
Jackie Ray Roach
Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach of Owensville passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
A celebration of life services for 49 year old Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach wil ...More
Nancy Elizabeth Mallon (nee Grady) of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Kevin Mallon and wife Laurie of ...More
Daniel Howell Jr., 55, of Leslie, MO passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022.
He is survived by one daughter, Brittany Fultz of Summerville, SC; grandson, ...More
Robert “Bob” Robinson of Gerald, MO passed away Monday, July 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Doe Robinson (nee Janish); two sons: Tim Robinson o ...More
Jacqueline D. “Jackie” Miller, nee Post, 85, of Washington, died peacefully Monday, June 27th, 2022. She was born June 13th, 1937 to Dr.
and Mrs. Jo ...More
Elsie Siedhoff (nee' Sieve), 82 of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
She is survived by one son, Virgil A. Siedhoff (Lynn) of Beaufort, ...More
Donald Schmitt Sr.
Donald Schmitt Sr., 88, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Don Schmitt Jr. and significant other Jane o ...More
Hon. Larry O. Davis
Hon. Larry O. Davis (Ret.), 87, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022.
He is survived by his son, Stewart Davis and wife Tammy of Gerald ...More
Gary Daves Sr., 71, of Washington, MO passed away Friday, June 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Daves (nee` Rachels) of Washington, MO; o ...More
Nicholas Noe, 16, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022.
He is survived by his parents: George Noe of Washington, MO and Jennifer Cum ...More
Michael Brune of Rosebud passed away Thursday, June 23rd. Memorial services will be Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Gottenstroter Chapel in Owen ...More
Noah M. Goodwin, 21 , of Villa Ridge, passed away on June 22, 2022.
Noah, son of Ryan Goodwin and Misty nee Moore, was born on September 30,
2000 i ...More
Charles F. Eckelkamp, 85, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Eckelkamp (nee` Biermann) of Wash ...More
William "Bill" Smith, 85, of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Smith (nee' Phister); three sons: Wi ...More
Harlan "Tracy" Meyer of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, June 22nd. Funeral services will be Monday, June 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Churc ...More
Lola May Dodge
Lola May Dodge passed away Saturday, June 18th at the age of 78. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22nd from 4 to 7 pm at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Fu ...More
Mary Huether of Gerald passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald. ...More
Wilfred Harry Kessler Sr.
Wilfred “Willie” Harry Kessler Sr., 90, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away on June 15, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1932 in St. Louis to Harry Kessler ...More
Katherine Gamache of Rosebud passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in ...More
Dennis DeWayne Gruen
Dennis DeWayne Gruen of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janel Gruen of Union; two sons: Daniel Gruen and ...More
Frank E. Neier, 89 , of Washington, passed away on June 13, 2022. Mr.
Neier, son of the late Edward F. Neier and Rose nee Erzer, was born on Novembe ...More
Wayne Nelms of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17 at 4:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvill ...More
Emma Jean Shockley
Emma Jean Shockley of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Monday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in O ...More
Jim Huff of Bland passed away Monday, June 13th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bu ...More
Mary Elaine Davis
Mary Elaine Davis (nee’ Dill), 86, of Union, MO passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Hon. Larry Davis (Ret.) of Union ...More
Joyce Jean Phillips
Joyce Jean Phillips nee Bay of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at
Iris Loreen Door
Iris Loreen Door (nee Spickelmier) of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, June 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Keith Door and significant othe ...More
David "Hootie" Nadler, 70, of Augusta, MO passed away Tuesday, June 07, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Nadler (nee` Griffin) of Augusta, MO; ...More
Tom Smith, 67, of Leslie, MO passed away Monday, June 6, 2022.
He is survived by two sons: Thomas Smith and fiancée Mindy Parnell of Gerald, MO and ...More
Robert Lee Bridgman
Robert Lee Bridgman, Jr. of Union, MO passed away Friday, May 20, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 13, 2022 at
Karen Marie Larson
Karen Marie Larson of Rosebud passed away Friday, June 3, 2022.
Funeral services will be Thurs., June 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church ...More
Roger Monroe Collier
Roger Monroe Collier of Fayette passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 10th at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel. ...More
Scott Wester of Owensville passed away Saturday, June 4th. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, June 8 from 4-7 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chape ...More
Joyce Fisher of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27th. Memorial services will be Sunday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church - Owensvi ...More
Brandon Bay of Robertsville, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 9, 2022 at
Crestview Memo ...More
Austin Thater, 32, of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 01, 2022.
He is survived by his daughter, Willow Williams of Hillsboro, MO; his father, ...More
Lewis “Lew” Strothkamp of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022. He is survived by one son, Jeff Strothkamp and wife Leslie of Union; one daug ...More
Felix Kluba, 85, of Leslie, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kluba (nee' Strubberg) of Leslie, MO; six chil ...More
Carol Sue Eye
Carol Sue Eye, 65 , of Washington, passed away on May 31, 2022. Carol, daughter of the late Allen Eye and Leona Virginia nee Andrews, was born on July ...More
David Wayne Beck
David Wayne Beck of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Trisha Beck of Union; one son, Michael Gerner of Union ...More
Evelyn Smith of New Haven, formerly of Owensville, passed away Wednesday, June 1st. Funeral services will be Monday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion L ...More
Michael R. Ritter 42, of Washington, passed away on May 26, 2022.
Michael, son of Patricia Howie nee Bealler and Matthew Ritter, was born on July 18 ...More
Our parishioner, Joseph "Lance" Leykam passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 60 years. He was born on March 13, 1962 ...More
Kirk Butenhoff of Lonedell, MO passed away Monday, May 30, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 4, 2022 at
Oak Grove Baptis ...More
Raymond Dee Prater
Raymond Dee Prater of Luebbering, MO passed away Friday, May 27, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 2, 2022 at
Russell Co ...More
LeeRoy Krenning of Beaufort, MO passed away Saturday May 28, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Krenning of Beaufort, MO;
two sons, Rick Kre ...More
Ellis Walker of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27 at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 1st at 10:00 a.m. at F ...More
Gary and Barbara Weirich
A companion Celebration of Life will be held for Gary and Barbara Weirich on Saturday, June 4 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Antioch Christian Church. ...More
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, Missouri passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Wa ...More
MaryLee Vernaci , 87 , passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022. MaryLee, daughter of the late Herbert Hill and Pearl nee Fischer, was born on December 2, ...More
Harry John Abeln
Harry John Abeln of Washington, MO passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Harry Abeln Jr. and wife Connie (nee Ruyle) of Pac ...More
Connie Coppedge of Owensville passed away Sunday, May 22nd. Funeral services will be Friday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Pin Oak Baptist Church. Buri ...More
Marcella Dobsch, 72, of Union, MO passed away Monday May 23, 2022.
She is survived by two daughters: Wendy Hicks of Mt. Vernon, IL and Christy Dobs ...More
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Washingt ...More
Virgil "Butch" Schmitt, 92, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Alan Schmitt and wife Dena of Washington, ...More
Glenda Marie Redeker (nee Helling) of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Redeker of St. Clair; ...More
Wesley Hinson of Grover, Mo., passed away April 27 in St. Louis. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in ...More
Shaun Raymond Stanfill of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022
Memorial Services for 15 year old Shaun will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 ...More
Leonard Key of Huntsville, formerly of Sullivan, passed away Friday, Nov. 19th. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstr ...More
Carol Willming (nee' Schulte) , 79, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
She is survived by her husband, Don Willming of Washington ...More
Vernon Lee Wymer
Vernon Lee Wymer of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 23, 2022 at
Russell Coloni ...More
Beverly Kamler (nee` Barnes), 73, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. she is survived by her husband John Kamler of Washington, MO; on ...More
Edward Douglas Arnold
Edward “Eddie” Douglas Arnold of Owensville, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022.
A Celebration of Life visitation for 55 year old Edward “Eddie” ...More
Ralph B. Buschman, 88, of Washington, passed away on May 13, 2022.
Ralph, son of the late Frank Buschmann and Launa nee Briggs, was born on July 24, ...More
George Tainter, 85, of Hermann passed away Thursday, May 12th. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 28th from 4-6 p.m. at Seventh Street ...More
Charlotte Marie Hellmann (nee Leonard) of Gerald, MO passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Gary Hellmann of Gerald; her ...More
Robin Vondera nee` Tredway of Union, MO passed away Sunday
May 15, 2022.
James "Jim" Haberberger, 67, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022.
He is survived by four daughters: Dr. Michelle Arellano-Haberberge ...More
Dale Havelka of Owensville passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvi ...More
Donald G. Jones of Owensville passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral ...More
Roger Grob of Gerald passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in ...More
Christopher R. Smith, 29, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He is survived by one daughter, Riley Smith; his parents, Eric Smith ...More
Jeanette Schroeder Miller
Jeanette Schroeder Miller of Washington, MO (formerly of Union) passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by four sons: Jeff Schroeder and w ...More
Aaron Kohrmann of Owensville passed away Tuesday, May 10th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. a St. John's United Church of C ...More
Virginia Barkey of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Mike Barkey and wife Sharon of Sullivan, and Mark Barkey ...More
Robert "Bob" Hostkoetter, 94, of Marthasville, MO passed away Monday, May 9, 2022.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Hostkoetter (nee' Mueller); one ...More
Gladys E. Engemann, 91 , of Washington, passed away on May 6, 2022.
Gladys, daughter of the late Oscar Nolting and Laura nee Ellermann, was born on ...More
Michael Allen Burk
Michael “Mike” Allen Burk of Union, MO passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022. He is survived by his significant other, Joan Groff of Union; two daughters ...More
Tanya Marie Schulte
Tanya Marie Schulte nee Rich of Robertsville, MO passed away
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, May 9, 2022 at ...More
Keegan James Wiedemann
Keegan James Wiedemann, 18 , of New Haven, passed away on May 1, 2022.
Keegan, son of Tim Wiedeman and LeAnne nee Smith, was born on November 11, 20 ...More