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Cadell, Lorraine - O'Fallon, MO Cannon, William C. "Bill" - Ballwin Coleman, John L. - St. Louis Coonan, Liam Seosam - San Antonio, TX DeBolin, Claire L. - St. Louis Etling, Terry L. - St. Louis Ferrara, Frank A. "Red" - St. Louis
Sept. 12, 2018. Vis. Thurs, 9/13, 4-8pm at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral Home, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. Funeral Fri., 9/14, 10:30 am. Interment Jefferson Barracks. A Buchholz Mortuary Service.
Cannon, William C. "Bill"
baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection, Monday, September 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Peggy L. Cannon (nee James) for 64 years; loving father of Suzanne (David) Ca n n on -P ierce, Patti (Kevin) Short, Leslie (Michael) Rares, William C. (Allison) Cannon II, Christy (Sam) Sareh; grandfather of fifteen; great-grandfather of five; brother, uncle, cousin and friend to all. Bill was born August 7th, 1930 in Chicago, IL, the youngest of nine. He had a passion for life, and it was shown through his actions for others. A stranger to no one. Lit up any room with his presence. Amazing, Inspirational, Honest, Mentor to so many, Respectful, Champion in Life, One in a million, Hero. Those are just a few words to describe the "Fantastic" Bill Cannon. Owner of Bill Cannon Tool Warehouse, President-B14 Automotive Booster Club, Editor of the Missouri Mule, President of Missouri Automotive Wholesalers Assoc., Past Grand Knight for Council 7119, Honor Guard Trustee 4th Degree-Knights of Columbus, Member of The St Clair Clarions and the St Clair Men's Club, recipient of Jim Milsap Memorial Award AWAM, St. Louis Masters swimmer and Ambassador to the Senior Olympics with over 3000 medals. Of all of his countless accomplishments and his popularity amongst his friends, his greatest victory was the love and closeness of his family. Services: Funeral from the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. to St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, Ellisville, for an 11:00 a.m. Mass. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation or The Wounded Warrior Project. Visitation Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's online guest book at Schrader.com.
Coleman, John L.
September 7, 2018. Beloved husband of 68 years of Dorothy Coleman (nee Fischer); loving father of Jim, Joe (Mary), Jack (Angie), Jeff (Nanette), and Jerry (Maureen); grandfather, uncle, cousin, brother, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather. Services: Visitation Friday, September 14 at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, 4-8 p.m. Funeral service begins Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at Kutis with eulogies, then to Funeral Mass Saturday, September 15 at St. John Paul II, 10:00 am. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.
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Kinkade - see DeBolin Kirchdorfer, Patricia Anne Tafel - Louisville, KY Kirchoff, Robert "Bob" - Wentzville Korein, Sandor - St. Louis Kreitler, Jeffery A. - St. Louis Learn, Joy C. - St. Louis Piskulic, Jacqueline Marie - St. Louis
Ferrara, Frank A. "Red"
passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Donna Williams Ferrara; dear father of Dan (Mary Beth), Tony (Nancy) and Michele Ferrara; dear grandfather of Rachel (Rob), Michael (Sarah), Juliana, Tom, Ashley and Matthew, dear greatgrandfather of Robbie and David; dear brother of Mary Rose Nash and the late Connie Sharamitaro; our dear uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Ferrara was an active member of IBEW Local #1 for 42 years and a member of The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame. Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, September 17, 9:15 a.m. to St. Joan of Arc for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. Contributions to the charity of your choice appreciated. Visitation Sunday 3:30-8 p.m.
Kirchdorfer, Patricia Anne Tafel
94, of Louisville, passed away on peacefully September 12, 2018. Patricia'a life was marked by great devotion to her family. Her b ea u t ifu l a n d strong spirit, graciousness and unwavering faith touched everyone who knew her. Patricia was born February 15, 1924 in Louisville, the daughter of Mary and Paul Tafel. She enjoyed a wonderful K e n w o o d Hill and Cherokee Gardens childhood with her two sisters and three brothers. After meeting the love of her life, Henry Norbert Kirchdorfer, the couple married on May 29, 1954. Their strong union, blessed with four children, continued for 53 years. Patricia was an avid tennis player and golfer. She loved gardening and hosting parties. Patricia attended the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and Julliard in New York City. She played the harp in the Louisville Symphony Orchestra. She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Norbert Kirchdorfer; brother, Paul Tafel, Jr.; sister, Betsy Steele; sister, Mary Doherty Barnum; brother, Jack Andrews Tafel; daughter, Taffy Kirchdorfer, and son, Norbert "Bert" Kirchdorfer. er memory will be treasured by her children: daughter, Mary Katharine Kirchdorfer; daughter, Anne Kirchdorfer Lach (John); of Alexandria, OH. and her brother William D. Tafel, Sr. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff at the Episcopal Church Home, Dr. Jane Cornett, and Father Ronald Knott. Services: Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Saint Frances of Rome Church, 2119 Payne Street. A private burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Patricia's name to Maryhurst, 1015 Dorsey Lane, Louisville, KY. 40223, St. Bartholomew Church, SVG Mission, C/O1271 Parkway Gardens Court, Louisville, KY. 40217, or to the charity of your choice.
Salzman, Leroy "Lee" - Creve Coeur Schroer, George F. - St. Charles Slominski - see DeBolin Thoma, Harold C. "Hal" - St. Louis Wiles, Barbara Aileen - St. Charles Williams, Fred James - St. Louis Willming, Richard - Fenton
Learn, Joy C.
Deceased on September 6, 2018 Services: Memorial service September 16, 2018. 4p.m. at First Baptist Church of Crestwood. 9916 E. Watson Rd.
Piskulic, Jacqueline Marie
(nee Besserman) 80, of St. Louis, MO, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Tuesday, September 11, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband William Piskulic and her parents Steve and Helen Besserman. She is survived by her sister Beverly Menner and brother Kim (Karen) Besserman. She was the cherished mother of Pam (Steve) Michel, Sam (Carole) Tumminia, Lisa (Jim) Bruce, Nancy Tumminia and Vicki Duesinger and the late Joe (Barb) Tumminia; loving grandma of 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; dear aunt, greataunt and friend. Services: Funeral Mass to be held at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church, 6737 S. Rockhill Rd. Saturday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Autism Foundation or the Hydrocephalus Foundation. A KUTIS AFFTON SERVICE
Salzman, Leroy "Lee"
age 89, passed away at his home in Creve Coeur on September 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Charlotte (McDonnell); children, Dr. Gary (Michelle) Sa l z ma n , Sh a ron (James) Kutchma; grandchildren Sarah Salzman, Joey Salzman, Emily Hagman, Brian Weible, M a ris a K u t c h ma and grea t grandchild, Baela Salzblum. He was predeceased by his children Vicki Weible and Jeffrey (Mary) Salzman. At Lee's request, his b o d y w a s d o n a t e d t o S a i n t L ou is U n ivers it y for t h e advancement of science. Services: Memorial service Sunday, September 16, 10:00 a.m., at Berger Memorial Chapel, 9430 Olive Blvd. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to BJC Foundation for Hospice, P.O. Box 790369, St. Louis, Missouri 63179-9917. Please visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information.
Schroer, George F.
91, fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Beloved husband of Marian C. Schroer (nee Dwyer) for 55 years b e f o r e h e r p a s s in g i n 2 0 11. Loving father of Michael S. (Elise) Coonan, Liam Seosam Schroer and Judith L. (Michael) March 18, 1935 Thurman; cherished grandfather September 8, 2018 of Christian Schroer, Sarah Hale Liam Seosam Coonan and David (Felicia) Hale; passed away peacefully in San treasured great-grandfather of Antonio, Texas, on September 8, Calvin George. Dear cousin, uncle 2018, surrounded by his family. and friend. He is survived by his beloved wife George was a proud veteran, serving his country in the United of 58 years, B et t in a Ca p el l e States Coast Guard as a Signalman 3rd Class. During his service, Coonan. He was a loving father of Kirchoff, Robert "Bob" he thoroughly enjoyed the signalman schooling he received. He William "Liam" Coonan (Pinar) 84, passed away on September 8, 2018. Beloved husband of w a s a l i f e t i me memb er o f V F W P os t 59 72 . H e w a s a and Bettina "Tina" Ware (John); a Sherry Kirchoff of 29 years. Loving father of Donna (Rob) Maintenance Specialist for the Civil Service. George enjoyed doting grandfather of Seamus, Scherbring, Dana (John) Echimovich, Shannon (Jeff) Mayse, and getting in the car and letting it take him wherever the road Jeremy, and Emma Coonan, Ethan Eric (Christine) Permenter; cherished grandfather of ten; would lead; he often said he had wanderlust. He was the rock of Bahr, and Michael (Hailey), Katie, the family, always there for everyone no matter what the treasured great-grandfather of four. and Liam (fiancée, Victoria) Ware; adoring great-grandfather to Bob was a pharmacist for more than 50 years. He enjoyed be- situation. He was a dedicated family man, member of St. Piper Ware and Autumn, and brother to Nessa and Brenda. Born ing in his garden. Bob loved life and lived every day to the full- Joseph Cottleville Parish, who will be greatly missed. in Dublin, Ireland, to William and Mary (Conran) Coonan, he at- est. He was a selfless man who enjoyed spending time with his SERVICES: A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. on tended Clongowes Wood College in County Kildare and Trinity family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friday, September 14, 2018 at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and College, Dublin. Inspired by a John Wayne movie, Liam immi- Services: A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 16, Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., (St. Charles), with a grated to the United States to enlist in the United States Marine 2018 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral and service immediately following at 11 a.m. Interment St. Corps. Honor Man and High Shooter at Parris Island, Liam Cremation Center, 5987 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., (St. Charles) with a Al p h on s u s Cemetery in Millwood, Missouri. Memorial served on active duty for three years and continued service in service immediately following at 2 p.m. Interment Linn contributions appreciated to the Perpetual Care Fund for St. the reserves. After receiving his bachelor's degree in economics Cemetery (Wentzville). Memorial contributions appreciated to Alphonsus Cemetery (Millwood). from Rutgers University, Liam obtained his law degree from Wounded Warrior Project. www.hutchensfuneralhomes.com www.hutchensfuneralhomes.com Seton Hall University. Accepted into the U.S. Department of Justice honor's program, Liam worked in the Antitrust Division Thoma, Harold C. "Hal" in Manhattan and the Organized Crime Strike Force in Brooklyn Korein, Sandor fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church and Newark, before becoming the attorney in charge in St. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the age of 87. September 9, 2018. Beloved Louis. Liam then joined the legal department of Southwestern Beloved husband of Joan L. Thoma (nee Agne) of 62 husband of Carolyn Jean Korein Bell Telephone Company and worked on that company's transifor 61 years. Loving father of years; loving father of Richard (Kim) Thoma, Constance (Jayson) tions to Southwestern Bell Corp. and SBC Communications Inc. Susan (Stan) Pritchet, Andrea Cowley and Fr. Steven Thoma, C.R.; dear grandpa of Adrienne (eventually becoming AT&T). He retired as executive vice-presi(Bennett) Keller, and Michael (Ben) Sedlak, Kaydence (Ben) Doremus, Jayson (Charlotte) dent and associate general counsel. (Andrea) Korein. Loving grandfa- Cowley and Sean (Victoria) Thoma; dearest great-grandpa of With his Irish wit, good humor, and caring soul, Liam made ther to Valerie Pritchet (Eric Kaylee Thoma, Liana Doremus and Heather Doremus; our dear friends wherever he went. His travels were many, being an Miller), Laura (Damian) Irizarry, uncle, great-uncle, Godfather, cousin and friend to many. expert sailor, and quite a few Caribbean watering holes Samantha (Daniel) Katzman, Services: Visitation will be held on Friday, 4-8 p.m. at welcomed the sight of his sailboat, Banshee. While on dry land, D a n i e l l e K o r e i n , K a t h e r i n e HUTCHENS MORTUARY AND CREMATION CENTER, 675 Graham Liam was often at his home in Thomastown, Ireland, surrounded Korein, and Gabrielle Korein. Rd., Florissant, 63031. Funeral Mass on Saturday, 10 a.m. at St. by family and dear friends. An outdoors sportsman, Liam Loving great grandfather of Norbert Catholic Church, 16455 New Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant, enjoyed fishing, but was a rather poor hunter due to his love of Owen and Adelina Irizarry, Avery 63031 with visitation at church one hour prior to Mass. (Meet at all animals. His many dogs were nearly constant companions Katzman, and Rebecca Miller. church). Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions to throughout his life. A voracious reader, with interests too many to mention, he was an engaging conversationalist and great Dear brother-in-law to Mark Glass and Stan Glass and loving American Legion Post 444, 17090 Old Jamestown Rd., Florisstory-teller. Liam lived life to its fullest and will be deeply uncle to Karyn (Greg) Scandaglia, Linda Glass (Jeff Mercer), and sant, MO 63034 appreciated. Online guestbook may be found at www.hutchensfuneralhomes.com missed. Consistent with his wishes, the family had a private Steven (Diane) Glass and Elizabeth (Benjamin) Gregg. Sandy was born May 5, 1932, Zalaszengrote, Hungary, to service. parent Ferenc and Katalyn Korein. He grew up in East St. Louis Wiles, Barbara Aileen and attended East St. Louis Sr. High School, Washington Univer- 67, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at her home DeBolin, Claire L. sity, and Washington University, School of Law. United States (nee Thoele) entered into rest on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Army Infantry School Graduate, Second Lieutenant, July 7, 1956, with her husband by her side. Barb was born in Hillsdale, MI on at age 88. Beloved wife of the late Bernard H. DeBolin; beloved Fort Benning, Georgia, Assigned to First Infantry Division (Big Feb. 26, 1951. She moved to St. Charles, MO, when she was 14. mother of Alan DeBolin, Julie (Rick) Slominski and Jan (Rich) Red One), Fort Riley, Kansas, First Lieutenant and Commanding She is survived by her husband Gary, her mother Phyllis Lister, Kinkade; loving grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and Officer of the Scout Dog Detachment, Reserve Duty thereafter her children Carrie and Rob Crandal, three step-children, seven friend to many. Memorials to the First Unity Church of St. Louis (6 years) until Honorably Discharged, December 3, 1963. He step-grandchildren, and her brother Kenneth Lister. She worked at Boeing as an accountant for 40 years. May she rest in peace. (63128) are appreciated. was senior partner of the law firm Carr, Korein et. al. from 1973 Services: Visitation Sunday (9/16), from 3 to 8 p.m., at JOHN L. to 2003 and then formed the law firm of Korein Tillery in St. Services: Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Sat. 9/29, at Sunrise Methodist Church, O'Fallon, MO (immediate family ZIEGENHEIN & SONS FUNERAL HOMES, 7027 Gravois (63116). Louis, Missouri until his retirement. Sandy was a staunch only). In lieu of flowers donations can be made to your favorite Funeral Monday, 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home, followed advocate for the State of Israel, a big supporter of the cancer charity. www.hutchensfuneralhomes.com by interment at S/S Peter and Paul Cemetery. Democratic Party, a board member of the Jewish Federation of Southern Illinois and its fundraising chair. He was a member of Williams, Fred James the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Etling, Terry L. Association, Missouri State Bar Association, the Missouri Trial Passed away on September 10, 2018. Services: Vis. On September 11, 2018 Terry's family and friends gave her back Lawyers Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, to God after a life filled with love for family, care for others, and and American Bar Association, and had served as chairman of Thurs., 9/13, 4-8pm, Serv. Fri., 9/14, 12pm at Baue Cave Springs, abundant humor. the Admiralty and Maritime Council of the Illinois State Bar Terry was the best mother and granny ever to her children and Association. He was a member of the American Board of Trial grandchildren - Jason, Jess and Brandon; Jamie, Mike, Elliott Willming, Richard Advocates and is former President of the St. Louis-Southern and Elsa; Jeff and Susie, Dylan, Mason and Quinn. She was her Illinois Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He 70, September 11, 2018. husband Mark's favorite person in the world. She was a loving has served as Chairman of the St. Clair County Bar Association Visit Sun. 3-6 p.m. at Schrader Funeral Home with Servsister to Judy and her husband Leon. Medical-Legal Committee, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee ice Sun, 6 pm. For more info see Schrader.com Terry served as Executive Director of Lutheran Senior Services of the St. Clair County Bar Association, and Chairman of the at Meramec Bluffs until she retired last year. Terry loved the Admiralty Council of the Illinois Bar Association. Florists residents and families, and her Meramec Bluffs and LSS Services: Visitation Friday, September 14, 10:30 a.m. at Berger coworkers. We are eternally grateful for the love and support Memorial Chapel, 9430 Olive Boulevard, followed by funeral we have received from the LSS community. 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