Sunday, March 10, 2013
The following is a list of obituaries posted by funeral homes in South County and Jefferson County.
Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home (Arnold) Jay B. Smith Funeral Home (Fenton) Kutis Funeral Home (Affton) * For additional passings, visit Kutis Funeral Home's website. Kutis Funeral Home (South County) Ziegenhein Funeral Home (South County and South City)
Friday, February 8, 2013
Family and friends of Christine "Cricky" Lang described her as a fighter who never gave up hope and continued to help out in the community, despite her lifelong battle with diabetes.
Family, friends and community members came together Thursday to celebrate the life of an Arnold city councilwoman who touched the lives of so many in her community. Christine "Cricky" Lang died Monday morning in her home after complications from diabetes. The 44-year-old wife, mother and volunteer had undergone dialysis for the last year and had just been moved to the top of the waiting list for a kidney and a pancreas transplant. "The last couple of years have been tough for Cricky and her family, but she never stopped living," People's Church Pastor Boyd Brooks said at her service on Thursday. "Her enthusiasm for life caused her to reach out to others." Ms. Lang had served on the council since 2010. Family members say her biggest …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Arnold councilwoman's visitation service will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home in Arnold.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Visitation for Christine "Cricky" Lang will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home in Arnold.
Funeral Services have been announced for Arnold City Councilwoman Christine "Cricky" Lang, who died Monday. Ms. Lang, 44, had served on the council since 2010. She is survived by her husband Shawn and two young children, Katlyn and Tyler. She was a 1987 graduate of Fox High School. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home at 1081 Jeffco Blvd. in Arnold. Visitation will be continued at People's Church at 1770 Missouri State Road in Arnold on Thursday from noon until 1 p.m, when her funeral service will begin. Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the National Kidney Foundation. Condolences may …
The entrance at city hall is draped in black ribbon, and flags at all city buildings are at half staff in remembrance of Christine "Cricky" Lang, who died Monday morning.
Arnold officials are mourning the death of City Councilwoman Christine "Cricky" Lang, who died Monday morning at her home. In remembrance of the Ward 1 councilwoman, the entrance at city hall has been draped in a black bunting, and flags at all city buildings are at half staff. City officials expressed their condolences in a news release on Monday. It stated, "The passing of Councilwoman Lang is a loss for the entire Arnold community." Ward 1 Councilwoman Doris Borgelt, Ms. Lang's ward mate, said she was deeply saddened by the news. She said, "My heartfelt condolences to Shawn, Katlyn, Tyler and her mom, Pat. She will be greatly missed." News of Ms. Lang's death resulted in an outpouring of sympathy and support for her family on Monday. …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Christine "Cricky" Lang, of Ward 1, died this morning at her home.
Arnold Ward 1 Councilwoman Christine "Cricky" Lang has passed away, according to Greg Hall, the city's director of administration. Ms. Lang, who had served on the council since 2010, died around 7 a.m. at her Arnold home, Hall told Patch. Her family hasn't released any other information. "The passing of Councilwoman Lang is a loss for the entire Arnold community," city officials stated in a news release. "Mayor Ron Counts, the City Council, City Administration and staff offer their sincere condolences to the family of Cricky Lang." Patch will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Here is a list of obituaries posted by funeral homes in Arnold, South St. Louis County and Jefferson County.
Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home (Arnold) J.B. Smith Funeral Home (Fenton) Kutis Funeral Home (Affton) Fey Funeral Home (South County) Kutis Funeral Home (South County) * For additional passings, visit Kutis Funeral Home's website.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Howard Etling steered the Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis into a force to be reckoned with.
My most vivid memory of Howard Etling was from a position on first base on a dusty softball field in Forest Park during a regular Thursday game in the St. Louis Softball Association's Media League. Howard was in his 70s at the time. but it didn't matter whether it was a scrappy sales rep from a local ad agency, or a big beefy dockhand from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Howard's easy slow-pitch delivery was effortlessly made. The rest of the team was expected to handle the fly balls and grounders that came our way. Howard F. Etling, 98, a lifelong south St. Louisan, died of natural causes Nov. 30 at the Meramec Bluffs nursing home where he had lived since 2008. He leaves behind a rich legacy in the local newspaper business and a legion of …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Kristina Jordan, a sophomore and active member of the school's band program, died Friday from sickle cell anemia. Funeral services will be held Saturday.
The long-time Jefferson County public official had planned to retire at the end of the year following a 40-year career.
Ed Kemp, 61, of Hillsboro, Jefferson County's director of emergency management, died Sunday little more than a month before his planned retirement after a 40-year career in Jefferson County government. "Ed was dedicated to the county, probably like nobody else," said Jefferson County Executive Ken Waller. "He was one of the best public servants Jefferson County ever had." Waller announced Mr. Kemp's death Sunday afternoon, but wasn't certain of the cause. Arrangements are being made through the Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, which said there will be no visitation, services or funeral. A spokesman said it was Mr. Kemp's wish to be cremated. Mr. Kemp was the head of county emergency services, a position he held since December 2010…