Warren T. Ernst
Warren T. Ernst, 69, of Perryville died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 at his residence.He was born Sept. 21, 1952 in Perryville to Weldon J. Ernst and Wilbertta T. Bohnert .He and Mirna M. (Avila Palacios) …
Verna M. Buchheit
Verna Marie Buchheit (nee Schnurbusch) peacefully passed away at Mt Carmel Senior Living in St Charles on Jan. 7, 2022.Loving wife of the late John Daniel Buchheit; beloved daughter of August and …
Wayne A. Petot
Wayne Aloysius Petot, 77, of Perryville passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 in the comfort of his home. He was born Aug. 16, 1944 in Perryville to Alves and Helen (Cerney) Petot.He and April …
George F. Graham
George F. Graham Jr., 93, of Perryville passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Jan. 25, 1928 in Mannington, WV to George F. Sr and Helen C. (Rymer) Graham.He and …
Charlie D. Hurst
Charlie “Tazz” Douglas Hurst age 50 of Ste. Genevieve passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at 5:12pm. He passed away at Mercy South Hospital. He was born June 1, 1971 in Missouri and lived in …
Edgar N. Roth
Edgar N. Roth, 93, of Perryville, passed away on Jan. 7, 2022.Edgar was born on Oct. 13, 1928, to Leo and Linna (Mueller) Roth at Wittenberg. He was baptized on Oct. 20, 1928 by Rev. R.J. Deye and …
Roy R. Henderson
Roy R. Henderson, 83, of St. Louis died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.He was the beloved husband of Carol J. Henderson (nee Hecht) for 62 years; dearest father of Jeff (Terri Kennedy) Henderson; dear …
William K. Lakenan, Jr.
On December 23, 2021, William Kinnison (Bill) Lakenan, Jr. departed for his heavenly home surrounded by his devoted family after an extended illness. He is survived by Kae, his wife of 59 years, son …
Phyllis S. Oswald
Phyllis S. Oswald, 79, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 at her home in Woodson Terrace. She was born Feb. 27, 1942 in Perryville to Chalmer J. and Leneta (Winkler) Oster.Phyllis and Bernhard …
Shirley J. (Conway) Simms
Shirley Jean Simms (Conway), 86, of Sainte Genevieve died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville.She was born April 23, 1935 in French Village.Shirley was an employee of the …
Gladys C. Engert
Gladys C. Engert, 89, of Altenburg passed away Dec. 28, 2021 at her home in Altenburg.She was born Aug. 4, 1932 in Farrar, daughter of Theodore and Clara (Kassel) Lorenz. She and Norman Engert were …
Terry L. Hadler
Terry L. Hadler, 59, of Perryville passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021. He was born March 8, 1962 in Perryville to Elbert A. and Janet R. (Abernathy) Hadler.He and Sherry Hadler were married Dec. 23, …
Glennon Wibbenmeyer
Glennon Wibbenmeyer, 85, of Perryville passed away at Independence Care Center Monday, Dec.20, 2021.He was born Sept. 15, 1936 in Friedheim to Edmond and Clara (Renner) Wibbenmeyer He and Dorothy …
Bernita C. Light
Bernita Clara Light, 82, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021 at Independence Care Center. She was born July 5, 1939 in Perryville to Hugo F. and Christina (Buchheit) Triller.She and Leonard …
Devin Bader
Devin Bader, 28, of Perryville, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.He was born Nov. 9, 1993 in Ste. Genevieve.He is survived by: father, Todd Bader of …
Liam D. Riney
Liam Dean Riney, 10, passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 11, 2021, in St. Louis.Liam was a student and member of St. …
Dolores A. Schlichting
Dolores A. “Dodie” Schlichting, 79, of Perryville passed into eternity Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville with family at her bedside. She was born April 9, …
Juanita T. Drake
Juanita Theresa Drake, 91, of Perryville died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at Independence Care Center of Perry County. She was born July 8, 1930 in St. Louis to Frederick Joseph and Lenita Theresa …
June A. Bodenschatz
June A. Bodenschatz, 84, of Perryville passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 at Independence Care Center. She was born Feb. 5, 1937 in Perryville to John and Lillian (Glaub) Hagan.She and Raymond R. …
Roger Balsman
Roger Dale Balsman, 74, of Perryville, Missouri died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 5, 1947 in Perryville to Earl Balsman and Anna …
Lucille L. Moonier
Lucille Lorine Moonier, 100, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021.She was born Jan. 26, 1921 in Friedheim to John and Corine (Welker) Ruch.She worked at the International Shoe Co. and …
Mildred McMath
Mildred McMath , 86, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 at her home.She was born Dec. 25, 1934 in St. Louis to Walter C. Buddemeyer and Gladys (Hunter) Buddenmeyer Mildred was a member of …
Darla R. Kennon
Darla Rose Kennon, 83, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.She was born Aug. 18, 1938 in Perryville to Cletus S. and Iva H. (Steinbecker) Nesslein.Her …
Alfred L. Dreyer
Alfred Lowell Dreyer, 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Dec.14, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Aug. 28, 1935 in Seventy-Six, Missouri to Alfred and Myrl (Barber) Dreyer.He and Irma …
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County, city officials start dispatch merger dialogue
Thursday, January 13

Since mid-November the Perry County Board of Commissioners and the city of Perryville have been engaged in discussions about merging dispatch divisions.Four days of meetings occurred in November at …