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Beverly R. Gramlich

March 3, 1928 - August 31, 2020

Beverly R. (nee Murphy) Gramlich of St. Louis passed away August 31, 2020 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Oliver H. Gramlich, Sr.; loving mother of Oliver H. Gramlich, Jr. and the late Sandra J. Gramlich and Manfred Weiss; dear sister of the late Luella Heller, Lawrence Powderly, Laverne Rauh and Dorothy Powderly. Our dear aunt, cousin and friend.

Beverly will be fondly remembered as being elegant, loving and caring. She was always there for anyone in need. She greatly enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals and spending time with her family. Beverly will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Services:  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 4:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 Funeral Service Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.

Interment: Park Lawn Cemetery

 

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Event date :  31-08-2020 12:00 am
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  William R. Presnell
   January 9, 1943 - August 13, 2020
                                 

William Raymond “Bill” Presnell, 77, of Highland, IL, died August 13, 2020. Bill was the founder and proud owner of Decal Specialties, a sign and graphics company specializing in the production and installation of lettering and logos for fleet vehicles. Prior to forming Decal Specialties in the early 1980s, Bill worked many years as a salesman in the trucking industry spending time at Trailmobile, Midwest Freightways, and Truck Centers, Inc. He originally entered the workforce at Rawlings Sporting Goods in their Product Development Division.

Bill had a youthfulness that was contagious and he was a man of many interests including cars, sports, music, boating, cooking, home improvements, business, politics, his many dogs and a good debate.

He was a passionate St. Louis Cardinals, Blues and Rams fan who, in 1998, attended every Cardinals home game, the year Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris’ home run record. He was also in attendance for every home game of the Rams’ 1999-2000 run to the Super Bowl. He loved attending sporting events of all kinds, especially when surrounded by his family and friends.

Bill enjoyed frequenting establishments that feature live music, good food and fun people, a number of which are located in the Soulard neighborhood of the City of St. Louis.

One of his greatest passions was planning and going on vacations to tropical destinations, especially Hawaii. Over the years, Bill vacationed in Hawaii on numerous occasions and after each visit he always yearned to go back.

Born January 9, 1943, in Mt. Carmel, IL, he was the son of the late William Elijah and Hazel Marie (Riggs) Presnell.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years: Connie Sue (Thien) Winkeler of Highland IL; two sons: William (Jessica) Presnell, Jr. of DeSoto, MO and Gregory Presnell of St. Louis, MO; two stepsons: Shane (Stacey Port) Winkeler of Highland, IL and Nick (Kelly) Winkeler of Highland, IL; three grandchildren: Jacob J. Presnell, Zander R. Presnell and Grayson K. Presnell; and a step granddaughter: Lilianna J. Winkeler.

Service: Visitation will be held on Friday, August 21st, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave., St Louis, MO 63104. Immediately following, all are invited to join the family at Hammerstone’s bar & restaurant (Bill’s favorite hangout), located @ 9th & Russell in Soulard, to share memories of Bill and celebrate his life.

 

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Event date :  15-08-2020 12:00 am
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Martha Alicia Reyes Cervantes

1965 - 2020

Passed away peacefully on August 07, 2020. A beloved daughter, mother, grandma, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She is proceded in death by her husband Jorge Delgado, her father Roberto Reyes, Her brothers Fernando Reyes and Antonio Reyes.

Beloved mother to Jorge Delgado, Carlos Delgado, Maria Delgado-Sanchez, Sandra Delgado, Maribel Delgado. Dearest grandmother to Carlitos, Avian, Alexia, Jennifer, Jaden, Nayelli, Ivan, Ismael and Aracely. Great grandma to Amellia Beloved daughter to Maria Pilar Reyes, Loving sister to Danilo Reyes, Eduardo Reyes, Roberto Reyes, Angelina Reyes, Leticia Reyes, Maria Reyes. A beloved mother n law to Marianna, Jose, Jhovanny. A beloved sister n law to Trini, Sylvia, Antonia, Alfredo, Alex, Lalo, Glenda. A loving aunt to all her neices and nephews.

She was a loving and caring person to everyone she met. She was always there for anyone that needed her. She would give you the shirt off her back if you asked for it. She loved listening to her music, singing, dancing, cooking, playing dominos and loteria. She loved going to parties, the movies, and the casino. She always loved having her family around her. She made sure she celebrated everyone's birthday whether big or small. She had an amazing relationship with all her kids and grandkids. She loved watching all her kids and grandkids succeed in life. She loved watching and waiting for what they would accomplish next.

Martha is a shinging light that will truly be missed by everyone who knew her and loved her. She left a lasting impression on everyone's life she touched. Martha was truly one of a kind! 

Services: Visitation will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until service time beginning at 12:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, Missouri 63104

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Event date :  07-08-2020 12:00 am
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Eliza Jewell Re

1924-2020

Eliza Jewell Ray of St. Louis, Missouri passed away on July 15, 2020 at the age of 95. She was born in St. Louis to the late Timothy A. and Lessie (nee Harvey) Ridenour.  Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Re, Loving mother of Wilma Hisgen, Jimmy E. Harnetz and Michael E. Harnetz; loving sister of Leon Ridenour and many other siblings that preceded her in death.  Our dear grandmother; great-grandmother; aunt; cousin and friend.

Services:  Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at McLaughlin Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until service time beginning at 12:00 P.M.

Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

 

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Event date :  15-07-2020 12:00 am
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                                                                                                                                      Jessie L. Keys

                                                                                                                   1937 -2020

 Jessie L. Keys, age 83, passed away July 9, 2020 in Farmington, MO.  Jessie was born on April 23, 1937 in Itta Bena, Mississippi.  He served his country in the United States Army for 20 years.  Keys or “Sarge” as he was called by his friends, had many friends throughout the world.  He served overseas and throughout the Continental United States (CONUS).  Keys was a Vietnam Veteran and received many awards along with an honorable discharge. Keys was also an entrepreneur and was the former owner of “Keys Lounge and Restaurant” that was once located in South St. Louis, Missouri.  After the lounge closed, Keys lived out his retirement on his terms doing what he wanted and traveled where he wanted. Keys is survived by his ex-wife Viola M. Keys, the mother of his children who include Woyece Keys, Loleta (Keys) Wilkerson (Spouse: Bobby Wilkerson), Castofa Keys (Spouse: Salena Keys), LiAngel Keys; grandchildren Aaron Wilkerson (Spouse: Jasmin Wilkerson), Ashley Wilkerson, Cordrique Eiland, Massandje Darlin (Spouse: Hakeem Darlin)Tya Keys, Haley Broussard, and Myles Keys; great grandchildren Macari Roundtree and Markel Wilkerson; his brother Mamon Keys; and two sisters, Rosie (Keys) Coleman and Ethel (Keys) Watson; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. His parents Fannie Mae (Griggs) Keys and John Henry Keys preceded him in death along with siblings Frank Keys, John Keys, Roger Keys, and ST (Bud) Keys. He will be missed.

Services: Visitation will be held Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:00 A.M. until service time beginning at 9:00 A.M. Graveside service will be at  Jefferson Barrack National Cemetery at 10:30 A.M. with Full Military Honors.

 

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David Lee Zierenberg

November 15, 1982 - May 13, 2020

David "Little Dave" went home to be with the Lord on May 13, 2020 at the age of 37. Beloved son of David Davis and Tracy (Tom) Wood; dear grandson of Frank and Ellie Vaughan, and the late Charles and Deanna Kay Zierenberg and Alonzo Davis; dear brother of Tommy Wood, loving nephew of Allie Mae McKnight, Kathy Hearty and many other aunts and uncles; our dear cousin and friend to many.

David was an avid sports fan. He loved going to St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues games. He enjoyed playing video games, his work and spending time with his family. He was the best son a parent could ask for and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Services:  Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. until service time beginning at 1:00 P.M at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104  Please follow all social distancing guidelines due to Covid 19

Interment: St. Matthew Cemetery

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Event date :  13-05-2020 12:00 am
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Jeris A. Beane

August 5, 1938 - May 11, 2020

Jeris A Beane went home to be with the Lord, May 11, 2020 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the Bob Beane of 61 years; loving daughter of the late Howard and Irene Allen; dear sister of Richard (Viola) Allen, Carol (Otto) Underwood, Rosemary Nichols, Paula Tilmon and the late Terry Allen and Rhonda Allen; dear sister-in-law of Maria Allen; our dear aunt; great-aunt; great-great aunt; cousin and friend to many.

Jeris was a member of Lafayette Park United Methodist Church for over 50 years, she was an enthusiastic and hard worker serving the UMW by coordinating meals, events and organizing  the LPUMC Boutique. She will be fondly remembered as a dedicated and protecting wife, who loved caring for her husband. She enjoyed bowling and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Services: A  visitation will be held Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M.  Interment willl be private at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at Lafayette Park United Methodist Church, 2300 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis MO 63104. Date and time will be announced after restrictions from Covid-19 have been lifted.

 

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Event date :  11-05-2020 12:00 am
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Georgianna Grieb

December 8, 1941 – April 18, 2020

Georgianna Grieb was born on December 8, 1941.  For 48 years, she lived with and received services from the Emmaus Homes, Inc. organization.  She was a beloved member of the Emmaus family.  Georgie was funny and sociable; she liked going out into the community, and she had many friends.  She wanted to look nice, so she loved to have her nails polished and her hair done.  Georgie especially enjoyed bowling, shopping, eating out at restaurants, playing games, doing crafts, attending church services, watching television, and listening to music.  She was known for her soft voice, great smile, and big hugs!

Georgie was an independent-minded woman who cherished her routines.  She did not like being told what to do!  She especially loved her purse, in which she carried things that were important to her.  Georgie kept her purse with her at all times, and no one was to touch it without her permission!

Georgie most recently lived with Emmaus Homes in a home on Remley Court in University City.  She will be deeply missed by Emmaus staff and by her many friends.  We take comfort knowing that she now lives in God’s eternal love and care.

Services: Visitation will be held Monday, May 4, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, Missouri 63104

Interment at Herculanuem Cemetery

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Agnes Williams
 
March 30, 1927 - April 6, 2020
 
Agnes Williams, born March 30, 1927, in Drew, Mississippi, to the late Willie and Carrie Simpson.  
 Loving sister of Jessie Mae, Willie, Gladys, Robert (her twin) and Uncle Herb.
 Beloved mother of  Evelyn, Carolyn, Walter, Lamont, Rhodena, Cecil, Ora, Torrey, Jason, Ziva, Armand and Adrienne; our dear grandmother; great-grandmother and great-great grandmother of Amari 
 
             Written By Her Children
Mama  grew up on a plantation/farm, where they grew their own food.  The only things needed to purchase was sugar, salt, pepper and flour.  When the great depression occurred (1930's), they had enough food to help others, of which they did.  November 25, 1944, Mama and her family moved to St. Louis, she was 17 and Uncle Herb was 14.  Mom had 13 children; you have to love children to produce such a big clan;  her children produced 18 grand-children; she had 21 great-grand-children and one great-great-grandson, Amari.   Honorable mention: Evelyn, Hashim and Chimanga preceded her in death, this was so painful for mom.
Mama was a generous person, she opened up her home to many people.  She gave to others even when she did not have enough for her own.  She took care of her children, she loved  all of her children dearly.  But the greatest love she had was for her God, Jehovah.  Moma was more than just a mother, she was determined to take care of her family.  "I don't care if I'm too old to have a hero because mom was my hero, she fought a good fight and she gave us plenty of her to love (from Jason)." 
             Mama was Jehovah's "Precious Daughter."  
                                                                                                       PRECIOUS DAUGHTER
Through all her tender years, He watched her grow.
Many the joys and tears, She would come to know.
But when she gave her best, And came through each test,
She made His heart feel so good.
(CHORUS)     Precious daughter, He’s so proud of you. Time won’t alter His love for you.
2. Hard work and sacrifice— That’s just her way.
Thinking of His advice Helps her through the day,
And she’s so glad to know That He loves her so.
It means so much to hear him say:
(CHORUS) Precious daughter, I’m so proud of you. Time won’t alter my love for you.”
(BRIDGE) Yes, Jehovah sees And Jehovah knows All the work you’ve done And the love you’ve shown. He won’t forget How you’ve loved His name For all this time.
(CHORUS) Precious daughter, He’s so proud of you. Precious daughter, He’ll be there for you. Precious daughter, He will care for you. Precious daughter, He loves you.
 
Services: Funeral Service will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis MO Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
 
 
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Ronald T. Roark

1937 - 2020

Ronald T. Roark, age 82, passed March 22, 2020, Beloved husband of the late Dolly Roark; dear father of Ronald (Jan) Roark, David (Brenda) Roark, Daniel (Tonia) Roark and Gary (Mindi) Roark; loving grandfather; great-grandfather; uncle; cousin and friend to many.

Ronald served in the U.S. Army, was a member of Lafayette Park Baptist Church, and retired from Lever Brothers. He enjoyed hanging out at the doughnut shop with his buddies, watching T.V.  and spending time with his family. 

Services: Private

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Event date :  21-03-2020 12:00 am
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Walter J. Lotz

1940 - 2020

Walter J. Lotz went home to be with the Lord March 5, 2020 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Carol Rose Lotz; loving father of Robin Romanchuk, Steve (Patty) Lotz and Andy Lotz; dear grandfather and great-grandfather to many; dear brother of Sharon Lotz, Jimmy (Nancy) Lotz, Larry Lotz and Judy Lotz; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.

Walter proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1959 to 1963. He enjoyed smoking cigarettes, drinking coffee and was a huge St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. He shared a love of pets with his late wife Carol.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Service: Graveside Service with Full Military Honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:30 P.M. Please meet at  Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Administrative Building no later than 12:15 P.M. 

Memorials Appreciated to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box, 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or to the Humane Society of Missouri, 1201 Macklind Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110 (hsmo.org/tribute)

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Event date :  06-03-2020 12:00 am
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Barbara "Barb" J. Lockett

1944 - 2020

Barbara Lockett went home to be with the Lord March 1, 2020 at the age of 75.  Beloved wife of the late Billy D. Lockett; Loving mother of Terry (Ron) Smith, Sr., Paul (Jennifer) Lockett, and Michael (Kim) Lockett; loving grandmother of Leslie (Donnie) Earney, Ronald (Noreen) Smith, Jr., Casey (Heather) Smith, Jessica Bennett, Ashley Bennett, Joseph (Katie) Bennett, Bridget (Adam) Lockett, and Steven Lockett; dear great-grandmother of Kaleb Smith, Noah Smith, Ember Earney, Abby Smith, Liam Smith, Haven Smith, David Morris, Shawn and Shane Morris, Jacob Gross, Gabby Gross, Alex Gross, Lilly Hughes, Keegan Dunlap, Tristan Bennett, Mason Bennett and Elizabeth Bennett; loving sister of Edward Moon and many siblings that preceded her in death; our dear aunt, cousin and friend to many.

Barbara was a very talented at sewing, she enjoyed a long career of sewing. She used her gift to make creative quilts, dolls and clothing. She loved her family dearly, especially her many grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered by helping anyone in need.

Services:  Visitation will be held Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until service time beginning at 1:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 

Leonard Lee Worley Officiating

Interment: St. Marcus Cemetery

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Event date :  01-03-2020 12:00 am
Event end date :  14-03-2020 12:00 am
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Susan A. Ray

1954 - 2020

It is with our deepest regret to inform that Susan Ann Ray passed away February 20, 2020 at the age of 65. Loving wife of Daniel Ray and beloved mother of Marc Ray; dearest friend and best neighbor to Sue Fennell.

She was a long-time employee of the Laundry Basket. Susan was a mother to the world and always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

Services: Private

Event date :  20-02-2020 12:00 am
Event end date :  29-02-2020 12:00 am
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Lloyd C. Sherrick

1932 - 2020

Lloyd Sherrick went home to be with the Lord February 21, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Delores Sherrick for 62 years; loving father of Warren (Tina Hasten) Sherrick; dear grandfather of Hunter Sherrick;  dear brother of Walter (Sharon) Sherrick, Owen Sherrick, Katherine (Dick) Wilson, and the late Mary Sherrick-Allen and George "Richard" Sherrick; our dear uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Lloyd served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, he was an avid outdoors man and loved hunting and fishing. Lloyd was very mechanical and a "Jack of all trades."

Services: Visitation will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. until Memorial Service beginning at 7:00 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc.  2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104

 

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Darrell V. Keener

1935-2020

Darrell V. Keener went home to be with the Lord February 17, 2020 at the age of 85. Beloved son of the late Evie and Edna Keener; loving husband the late Mary R. (nee Headlee) Keener for 54 years; beloved father of Kimberly Keener, and Derek (Pam) Keener; dear grandfather of Josh Keener, Daniel Keener, Sophia Keener and Emma Keener; loving brother of Freda Scott, Nina Hayhurst, Jack (Jean) Keener, Shirley (Carl) Hartley, Margaret Gotses, Marlyn Keener, Barbara (Tim) Haines, Carol (Cecil) McFarland and the late Betty Haines and Robert "Buck" Keener; our dear uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Darrell  will be fondly remembered for always having candy and a joke to share. He loved his grandchildren and was very proud of all of them.  He was a longtime and devoted member at Grace Assembly of God Church, and served in the U.S. Army.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Services:  Visitation will be held Monday, February 24, 2020 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Grace Assembly of God Church, 13605 New Halls Ferry Rd. Florissant, Missouri 63033, Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, 11:00 A.M. at Grace Assembly of God Church Pastor Joe Zarro officiating.

Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

Memorials appreciated to Grace Assembly of God Church

 

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Dustin R. Baggett

December 3, 2003 - January 18, 2020

Dustin R. Baggett age 16 of Florissant, Missouri passed away January 18, 2020 at Children's Hospital in St. Louis. The loving  son of Clarence and Jessica Scott; loving brother of Kenneth Baggett and Chelsey Scott; cherished grandson of James and Gretchen Birdsall and James and Diane Matthews; dear nephew of Patricia Lake, Regina (Adrian) Hartfield, Katrena (Mark) Waites, Cecilia Birdsall, James Birdsall, Patricia Robinson, Jaymie Birdsall and the late Ashley Birdsall; our dear cousin and friend to many.

Dustin was a sophomore at Hazelwood West High School, he loved dogs, camping, playing basketball, bowling, playing video games and playing with his cousins. His favorite song was We Will Rock You by Queen. Dustin never met a stranger, he was always happy, smiling and giving high fives! He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Services:  Visitation will be held Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until funeral service beginning at noon. Interment St. Matthew Cemetery

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David L. Harger

1957 - 2020

Loving husband of Brenda Harger for 32 years; beloved father of Anna (Susan) Lara; Cristina Theobold, adopted father of Angela (Delbert) Risher; and Gloria (Chad) Connoley; dear grandfather of Canon, Mika, Seth, Connor and Brett; great-grandfather of Kira; dear brother of Helen, Tracy and Stacey Harger; dear son of the late Harold "Butch and Geraldine "Jerri" Harger and son-in-law of the late Anna Sansoucie; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

David loved to cook, garden and spending time with his grandkids. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Services:  Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301 Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, Missouri,  Funeral Service,  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. then to New Diggers Cemetery in Mineral Point, Missouri for a 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service.

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Event date :  10-01-2020 12:00 am
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Maxine J. Smith

1932 - 2020

Maxine J. (Jaco) Smith went home to be with her heavenly father on January 1, 2020 at the age of 87.  She was born June 27, 1932 to the late Max and Florence (Conrad) Jaco in Jackson, Missouri. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Fred Jaco and Sister-In-Law, Rose Jaco.  Maxine attended Fulton School for the Deaf in Fulton, Missouri until the 5th grade, then moved to St. Louis and attended Gallaudet School for the Deaf. The loving mother of Robert Smith, Gary (Regina) Smith, Dan (Tom Skinner) Smith, Sheila (Mike) Wright, Sue Smith and Kevin (Alberta) Smith; loving grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother to many. 

Maxine cleaned offices, homes, and worked at Famous Barr sewing drapes. She enjoyed crocheting, collecting angels, doing assorted types of crafts, and playing bingo with the deaf community. She dearly loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time with them.

She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church for the Deaf.

Services: Visitation will be held Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc, 2301 Lafayette Ave, St. Louis, Missouri, and Monday, January 6, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. until Funeral Service beginning at 10:00 A.M. then to Crossroads United Methodist Cemetery in Sedgewick, Missouri for a 1:00 P.M. graveside service.

Event date :  01-01-2020 12:00 am
Event end date :  11-01-2020 12:00 am
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Merle L. McCain, Jr.

1947 - 2019

Merle L. McCain, Jr. went home to be with the Lord December 18, 2019 at the age of 72.  Dear son of the late Merle L. and Violet McCain, Sr.; loving husband of the late Shirley McCain; dear brother of the late Nordecia McCain; dear cousin of Valerie (Mike) Andrews, Lloyd (Debra) Davis, Jane Davis and many others.

Merle proudly served the U.S. Navy and the St. Louis City Police Department for 35 years. He enjoyed playing his guitar, going to the casino, dining out and was John Wayne's biggest fan. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Services:  Visitation will be held Monday, December 23, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  

Inurnment: A Private Graveside Service with Full Military Honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Event date :  29-12-2019 12:00 am
Event end date :  29-12-2019 12:00 am
Capacity :  Unlimited

Pender

 

                                                                                                       Florabelle M. "Flo" Pender

1931 - 2019

Went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2019 at the age of 88. Beloved daughter of the late Charles and Becky (nee Cooper) Schneider; loving wife of the late Guy Pender; loving mother of Patricia (Stephen) Chapman, Gail Morris, Pamela (Richard) Maurer and Charles "Sonny" (Sandra) Pender; dear grandmother of Christine (Micky) Croy, Christopher (Angel) Morris, Mark Chapman, Jessica (Austin) Pender, Justin (Karen) Morris, Mindy (Jason) Pender, Wendy (Jack) Pender and Joshua (Jessica) Pender; loving great-granddaughter to many; dear sister of Delores Bell and dear aunt, cousin and friend.

Flo enjoyed watching WWE Smackdown, RAW Wrestling and her daily soap operas.  She loved country music, especially George Strait, Patsy Cline and many others. She will be fondly remembered for loving all her children unconditionally and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Services: Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, Inc. 2301, Lafayette Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 Funeral Service Wednesday December 11, 2019 at 10:00 A.M

Interment: Mt. Hope Cemetery

Memorials appreciated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Event date :  06-12-2019 12:00 am
Event end date :  14-12-2019 12:00 am
Capacity :  Unlimited

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