Death Notices | 7/25/2018 - Republic-Times | News

Death Notices | 7/25/2018

By on July 25, 2018 at 3:09 pm

Kenney L. Hamontree
Kenney L. Hamontree, 73, of Dupo, died July 18, 2018, in St. Louis.
A memorial gathering was July 24, at Braun Family Funeral Home, Columbia.
Private cremation was held.

Phillip R. Donato Sr.
Phillip R. Donato Sr., 79, of Waterloo, died July 17, 2018, in St. Louis.
Visitation was July 23, at Braun Family Funeral Home, Columbia.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia.
Interment followed at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.

Virginia L Russell
Virginia Russell, 86, of Cahokia, died July 17, 2018, in Columbia.
Per her request, Virginia was cremated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Fred J. Hosna Jr.
Fred J. Hosna Jr., 75, of Cahokia, died July 21, 2018, in Jefferson City, Mo.
Visitation was July 24, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia.

Bernadine Kruse
Bernadine Kruse, 95, of Red Bud, died July 20, in Red Bud.
Visitation and funeral services were July 23, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Red Bud.
Interment will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Red Bud.

Thomas Joseph Benton
Thomas Joseph Benton, 68, of Ellis Grove, died July 19, 2018, in Perryville, Mo.
Visitation was July 23, at Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home, Chester.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date.


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