Duvern J. Thebeau
FLAG Duvern J. Thebeau, 77, of Jonesburg and formerly of St. Charles County died Oct. 7, 2007, at home. He was born Dec. 13, 1929, to Elmer and Helen Thebeau in St. Louis.
Mr. Thebeau was an electrician who had been employed by Electrical Workers Local 1 in St. Louis for 37 years. He served in the Marines from October 1950 to April 1954.
He is survived by two daughters, Lori Herndon of O'Fallon and Pamela Buzzetta of St. Peters; one son, Gary of Jonesburg; one sister, Darlene Reifsteck of Maryland Heights; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma J. Downing; and his parents.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at Assumption Catholic Church, 403 N. Main St. in O'Fallon, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, 5239 W. Florissant in St. Louis. Visitation was scheduled from 4-9 p.m. Oct. 9 at Baue Funeral Home in O'Fallon and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at the church.
Memorials may be to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association c/o Baue Funeral Home, 311 Wood St., O'Fallon, MO 63366.
Alta L. Woods
Alta Lee "Peggy" Woods, 93, of Montgomery City died Oct. 1, 2007, at home. She was born Dec. 28, 1913, to E.A. and Frona Harris in Edmonton, Alberta.
Mrs. Woods was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Montgomery City, the women's organization at the church and taught Sunday school for many years.
She is survived by one daughter, Judith Mark of Thornton, Pa.; one son, Charles M. "Mike" of Troy; one brother, James C. Harris of Moberly; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe M. Woods; her parents; one sister, Earline; and two brothers, Charles F. and Walter W. Harris.
Services were Oct. 5 at First Baptist Church of Montgomery City with burial in Montgomery City Cemetery.
Memorials may be to First Baptist Church of Montgomery City, Helen Reagan Cancer Fund or AmHeart Hospice c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Carl J. Doyle
Carl Junior Doyle, 63, of Hermann died Oct. 2, 2007, at Hermann Area District Hospital. He was born Nov. 11, 1943, to John H. and Tean M. (Hall) Doyle in McKittrick.
Mr. Doyle was a commercial truck driver for Ray Woodson Trucking for many years.
He is survived by one daughter, Carla Jones of Big Spring; three stepsons, Richard Dickens of Salem, Ind., Billy Dickens of Fren Park, Fla., and Junior Moore of Jefferson City; two stepdaughters, June Kuester of Gasconade and Debra King of Mountain View, Ark.; one brother, John H. of Wheat Ridge, Colo.; four sisters, Margaret Haley and Doris Ellis, both of Jefferson City, and Mary and Dollie Greenwell, both of St. Louis; one granddaughter; and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie (Moore) Doyle; his parents; one brother, Raymond; and one sister, Norma J. Carline.
Memorial services were Oct. 5 at Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. Interment of cremains will be in Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Big Spring.
Memorials may be to AmHeart Hospice c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Julia A. Scherrer
Julia A. "Judy" Scherrer, 67, of Elsberry died Oct. 3, 2007, at home. She was born March 12, 1940, to Aleck W. and Freda E. (Strus) Watts in Elsberry.
Mrs. Scherrer worked for MEMC in St. Peters before retiring in September 2001. She previously worked as a secretary to Clarence Cannon before his election as congressman, then was a secretary at Hercules in Louisiana, Mo., and later was a secretary for Hussmann Refrigeration in St. Louis. She attended Sanford Brown Business College and the First Baptist Church in Elsberry.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard H. Scherrer Jr. of Troy; two sons, Christopher Brinkman of Mt. Zion, Ill., and Dennis Brinkman of Waverly, Ill.; one daughter, Linda Curtis of Livingston, Ill.; one stepson, Harlan Scherrer of Elsberry; one brother, Kenneth Watts of Elsberry; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Marvin G. Watts.
Memorial services were Oct. 7 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry with inurnment in the Watts family cemetery near Louisiana, Mo.
Memorials may be to Lincoln County Foster Care c/o Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. Fifth St., Elsberry, MO 63343.
Allen D. Penn
Allen Dale Penn, 47, of New Florence died Oct. 3, 2007, at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. He was born June 5, 1960, to Charles E. Sr. and Freda J. (Dillon) Penn in Columbia.
Mr. Penn worked in the concrete business.
He is survived by one son, Matthew A. of Temple, Texas; two daughters, Robyn L. Cottrell and Jana M. Boatright, both of Oregon; two stepsons, Corey Gibboney and Kenny Cunningham; one stepdaughter, Jessica Staats; his mother, of New Florence; and one brother, Charles Jr. of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Services were Oct. 6 at Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City with burial in New Florence Cemetery.
Memorials may be to New Florence Holiness Church c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Dennis M. Schroeder
Dennis M. Schroeder, 60, of Montgomery City died Oct. 5, 2007, at home. He was born Oct. 6, 1946, to Joseph and Alice M. (Sachs) Schroeder in St. Louis.
Mr. Schroeder was a self-employed horseshoer who worked throughout central Missouri. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Montgomery City and served on the boards of directors for the Montgomery County Old Threshers Association and Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. (Miller) Schroeder of Montgomery City; two daughters, Kimberly S. Meyers of Troy and Paula J. Daniels of Wellsville; five brothers, Joseph Jr. and Paul, both of Bellflower, Michael of Montgomery City, Steve of Lone Jack and Donald of New Florence; five sisters, Shirley Henke, Mary K. "Sis" Falloon, Geraldine Rakers, Peggy Brower and Diane Queathem, all of Montgomery City; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Irene Clare.
No services were scheduled.
Memorials may be to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Montgomery City, Sunrise Memorial Gardens or the Helen Reagan Cancer Fund c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Mary Creed, 84, of Montgomery City died Oct. 5, 2007, at New Florence Nursing and Care Center. She was born Jan. 18, 1923, to Nicholas and Ada (Patterson) Pavia in St. Louis.
Mrs. Creed worked for Bussman Fuse in St. Louis for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Montgomery City and formerly attended Gospel Church in Illinois.
She is survived by one daughter, Alicia Locke of Montgomery City; one son, William of St. Louis; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elva Creed; her parents; three brothers, Peyton L., Elwood and Jack Pavia; and one sister, Rose Lynn.
Services were Oct. 9 at First Baptist Church of Montgomery City with burial in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County.
Memorials may be to the Mary Creed Family c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Robert B. Allen
Robert B. Allen, 66, of Warrenton died Sept. 27,2007, at home. He was born May 13, 1942, to Earl B. and Anna M. (Van-Horn) Allen in Eldon.
Mr. Allen was a welder for Boeing.
He is survived by his wife, Valerie Allen of Warrenton; his mother, of New Florence; one stepson, Daniel Wilczynski of Indiana; one stepdaughter, Becky Hill of Indiana; and three stepchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father; and one sister, JoAnn Allen.
Services were Sept. 29 at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon with burial in Greenmore Memorial Gardens in Barnett.
Memorials may be to the American Cancer Society.
Anthony D. Davis
FLAG Anthony Dean Davis, 47, of Auxvasse died Oct. 2, 2007, at home. He was born Feb. 16, 1960, to Billie Davis and Sandra (Tate) Ryan Davis in Mexico, Mo.
Mr. Davis worked as a youth specialist at Montgomery City Youth Center. Prior to that, he worked for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department. He served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Deanna Davis of Auxvasse; one daughter, Suzanne Barnett of Warrenton; his mother, Sandy Ryan of Ava; his stepmother, Mary Jo Davis of Mineola; one brother, Nathan of Mineola; two sisters, Meg Gresham of Macon and Michelle Dudley of Calwood; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father; and one brother, Danny.
Services were Oct. 6 at Schlanker Funeral Home.
Memorials may be to Mount Horeb Church or the Mount Horeb Cemetery c/o Schlanker Funeral Home, 207 Danville Road, Montgomery City, MO 63361.
Richard "Dicky" Mudd
Richard "Dicky" Mudd, 67, of Olney died Oct. 2, 2007, at home. He was born Sept. 4, 1940, to Lowell and Lou Ethel (Anson) Mudd in Warrenton.
Mr. Mudd worked on the family farm.
He is survived by one daughter, Lucinda Mudd of Old Monroe; two brothers, Robert of Middletown and Herbert of Silex; and one grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Betty Hoech.
Services were Oct. 6 at Kemper-Marsh-Millard Funeral Home in Hawk Point with burial in Anson Cemetery in Truxton.
Memorials may be to the Anson Cemetery or Community Loving Care Hospice c/o Kemper-Marsh-Millard Funeral Home, 220 W. Lincoln, Hawk Point, MO 63349.
Bernadine Feldewerth, 92, of Wentzville died Sept. 28, 2007, at Lincoln County Nursing and Rehabilitation in Troy. She was born Sept. 10, 1915, to Bernard John and Lucy (Burkemper) Hakenewerth in St. Charles County.
Mrs. Feldewerth was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church in Flint Hill.
She is survived by six sons, David of St. Paul, Thomas and Michael, both of St. Charles, Richard of Troy, Gerald of Flint Hill and Ronald of Alton, Ill.; two daughters, Mary Swinney of Lake Saint Louis and Teresa Frey of Foristell; two brothers, Melvin and Kenneth Hakenewerth, both of Flint Hill; two sisters, Lorraine Salfen of Dardenne and Adalaide Rhodes of Moscow Mills; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Feldewerth; her parents; three brothers, Edgar, Urban and John Hakenewerth; and one sister, Marie Meyer.
Services were Oct. 1 at St. Theodore Catholic Church in Flint Hill with burial in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be in the form of Masses or to the Alzheimer's Association c/o Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63383.
Monroe W. Jeffries Sr.
FLAG Monroe William Jeffries Sr., 77, of Warrenton died Oct. 4, 2007, at Warrenton Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born April 15, 1930, to Tony and Viola (Morgan) Jeffries in Potosi.
Mr. Jeffries was a truck driver for Wilming Hauling in St. Louis. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp.
He is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Denman of Wright City, Cindi Krause of St. Peters and Charlotte Reel of Warrenton; two sons, Monroe Jr. of Moscow Mills and Phillip of Bridgeton; one brother, Jack of Warrenton; three sisters, Alice Cotton of Aurora, Colo., and Opal Etinger and Elizabeth Meyer, both of Jonesburg; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Amos.
Services were Oct. 6 at Martin Funeral Chapel in Warrenton with burial in Warrenton City Cemetery.
Memorials may be to Concerned Citizens for Animal Control c/o Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383.
Elois Shoemake, 93, of St. Ann died Sept. 30, 2007, at home. She was born Nov. 13, 1913, to James Adam and Martha (Cope) Shoemake in Henderson, Tenn.
Mrs. Shoemake was a homemaker.
She is survived by four daughters, Patricia Roberts of Maryland Heights, Judy Andereck of Wentzville, Joan Baggett of Warrenton and Sandy Chilton of Bridgeton; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Estell Shoemake; one son, Bill; and her parents.
Services were Oct. 4 at Baumann Colonial Chapel in Overland with burial in Mount Lebanon Cemetery in St. Ann.
Memorials may be to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or the American Kidney Fund.
Thomas R. Davis
FLAG Thomas R. Davis, 60, of Overland died Sept. 14, 2007, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Group in St. Louis. He was born Nov. 22, 1946, to Thomas and Laura (Green) Davis in St. Louis.
Mr. Davis was a machine line operator for Missouri Envelope. He served the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Overland-St. Ann Post 3944.