Mark A. Soots
Mark A. Soots, 52, of Perryville passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 22, 1969 in Perryville. He was the son of Shirley (Soots) Richardson. J.T. Price …
Timothy J. Zahner
Timothy J. Zahner, 72, of Marble Hill, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2021 in at his residence in Bollinger County.He was born Jan. 14, 1949 in Perryville to Leroy and Myrtle “Marie” (Edmond) …
Donald T. McAtee
Donald T. McAtee 86 years old of Sainte Genevieve died Monday, Sept, 13, 2021 at his home surrounded by his daughters in Sainte Genevieve.He was born Aug. 16, 1935 in Perryville. He was married to …
Michael F. Welker
Michael F. Welker, 58, of Perryville passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Feb. 6, 1963 in Perryville to Francis and Joan Marie (Maloney) …
Donald R. Sievers
Donald Ray Sievers, 80, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at his home after a battle with melanoma cancer.He was born Aug. 19, 1941 in Cape Girardeau, the son of Elmer L. and Anita …
Gary J. Welker
Gary J Welker, 84, of Perryville, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Southeast Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1936 in Perryville to Lawrence and Irene (Weiss) Welker.He and Delores M. …
David E. Keller
David E. Keller, 65, of St. Louis passed away Tuesday Sept.14, 2021 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 23, 1956 in Perryville to Eugene and Velda (Unterreiner) Keller. He and …
Trevor C. Arathoon
Trevor Charles Arathoon was born in India on Oct. 6, 1946. He was orphaned at a young age and attended a boarding school in Mumbai. Within just a few years, he contracted Leprosy and was sent to …
Ruby Heise
Ruby Heise, 86, of Uniontown, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville. She was born June 26, 1935 in New Wells, Missouri to Benjamin and Edna …
Shirley M. Napier
Shirley M. Napier, 71, of Perryville passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 at her residence in Perryville.She was born Jan. 25, 1950 in Columbia, Kentucky to J. B. and Ruth (Dudley) Loy. She and Ralph …
Sharon A. Dow
Sharon A. Dow, 73, of Perryville passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at her residence. She was born July 10, 1948 in Perryville to Wally and Mildred (Pingel) Blechle.She and Edward Dow were married …
Berkley A. Prantl
Berkley Ann Prantl, 2 months and 21 days, of Wentzville passed away peacefully in her parents’ arms Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.She made …
Larry J. Prost
Larry James Prost, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 at his home.He was born Feb. 28, 1953 in Cape Girardeau to Merlin H. “Bob” and Mary Margaret Schafer Prost.Larry was a …
Catherine T. Unterreiner
Catherine “Cathy” T. Unterreiner (nee Farrar) of O’Fallon passed away on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 at her home in O’Fallon at the age of 58. She was born on July 5, 1963 to Frank …
Edwin F. Unverferth
Edwin F. Unverferth, 85, of Red Bud, Ill., passed away at 10:12 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 at his residence. He was born to the late Edwin F. and Mary (nee Schumer) Unverferth on Oct. 31, 1935 in …
Paul B. Schroeder
Paul B. “Doc” Schroeder, 89, of Perryville passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at his residence in Perryville.He was born Nov. 24, 1931 in Perryville to William J. and Anna A. (Kirn) …
Henry W. Scholl
Henry William Scholl, 93, of Altenburg, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born Aug. 26, 1927 in Cape Girardeau County to Oscar William Scholl and Esther …
Bolden J. Bollinger
Bolden Joseph Bollinger, 17, of Perryville passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 at SSM St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec.23, 2003 in St. Louis to Shawn (Tracy) James …
Larry James Prost
Larry James Prost, 68, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 at his home.He was born Feb. 28, 1953 in Cape Girardeau to Merlin H. “Bob” and Mary Margaret Schafer Prost.Larry was a …
Ruby Heise
Ruby Heise, 86, of Uniontown, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville.She was born June 26, 1935 in New Wells, Missouri to Benjamin and Edna …
Berkley A. Prantl
Berkley Ann Prantl, 2 months and 21 days, of Wentzville passed away peacefully in her parents’ arms Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.She made …
Calleigh J. Cairns
Calleigh Jean Cairns, 4, left the confines of this earthly world on Aug. 19, 2021, at her home in Altenburg, surrounded by those who loved her most. She was born June 10, 2017 in Perryville. Although …
Flavian A. Schnurbusch
Flavian A. “Pete” Schnurbusch, 86, of Apple Creek passed away Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born April 29, 1935 in Apple Creek to Joseph L. and Hermina …
Russell J. Lappe
Russell Joseph Lappe, 80, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 7, 1941 in Friedheim, to Walter Joseph and Loraine (Berkbigler) …
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