Suntimes NewsDecember 11, 2007 A funeral will be held Thursday, December 13th, 2007 for 63-year-old Elizabeth A. O’Bryan of Farmington, who died at her residence Sunday, December 9th. She was born November 14th, 1944 in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of William M. Labruyere, who preceded her in death and Filomena Marie (Loria) Labruyere, who survives in Ste. Genevieve. She married Richard L. O’Bryan on February 26th, 1973. She is also survived by two sons and a daughter in law, Michael and Toni Schwent of Lumberton, Texas and William Schwent of Virginia Beach, Virginia; a daughter and son in law, Richelle and Claude Trigg of Moorcroft,Read More →
Bernhard Steevens was a school teacher by profession. He was born in the village of Mehr, Niederrhein Germany (Prussia) in 1826 and immigrated to the US in 1854, the year of his father’s death. He eventually retired from teaching and bought a farm in River Aux Vases, MO, where he lived until his death in 1893. For more, please read his obituary:
Gallus Lurk (click for larger view) At his home in Ste. Genevieve at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 13, 1915, Gallus Lurk, at the age of 72 years, 1 month and 7 days. The funeral took place on Wednesday morning after a requiem mass at the Catholic Church, to the Valle Spring cemetery.The deceased had suffered for several years with tumor of the bladder and had always attended to his duties when his health permitted, but the past six weeks or so his condition became worse and he was confined to his home.Mr. Lurk was born in Baden, Germany, on October 16th, 1843. TA/hue stillRead More →
TRAUTMAN, CHARLES DIES AT AGE 67 YEARS In the death of Charles Trautman, which occurred at 4:15 o’clock p.m. Wednesday, May 5th, 1926, at his home on his farm north of Ste. Genevieve, this community has lost another very good citizen. Mr. Trautman had been in robust health until the Twentieth of last February, when he was stricken with paralysis. His age was 67 years, 4 mo., 20 days. Of late he has been able to get about but his health was badly impaired and last Wednesday he passed away suddenly from the effects of heart failure. The funeral will be held this morning, Saturday,Read More →
From the Ste. Genevieve Herald At her home on the North Gabouri at 11 o’clock Sunday night, March 15, 1914, with acute dilation of the heart, Mrs. Theresa Marie Trautman, at age of 42 years, 6 months and 5 days. Mrs. Trautman was born at Zell, Sept 10, 1871, the daughter of Joseph Flieg and Rosina (Rose) Hoog, and grew up in womanhood in her native place. On Sept. 10, 1896, she was married to Charles Trautman. This union was blessed with 8 children, of whom 7 survive. The second, Veronica, having died in infancy. Surviving are: Rose, Joseph, Anton, Christina, Edwin, Raymond and Louis.Read More →
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From the Ste. Genevieve Herald.
VOGT – on Tuesday night, July 22, 1890, at his residence on the River aux Vases, Roman Vogt deid at the age of 56 years, 11 months, and 7 days. Mr. Vogt had for some time been suffering with a bad case of throat disease, which almost prevented him from swallowing solid food. He had contracted the disease during a nine month service in the Federal Army during the late Civil War. He was a member of the J. Felix St. James GAR post of this place and a number of his comrades were present at the funeral, which took place in the River auxRead More →
Ste. Genevieve Herald, Nov. 12, 1898 DIED At her home in River aux Vases Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6 o’clock p.m., with liver trouble, Mrs. Agatha Kiefer, nee Kreitler, wife of Bartholomew Kiefer, aged 66 years, 9 months. The funeral took place in the Catholic cemetery at River aux Vases at 10 o’clock a.m. Saturday, Rev. Father A. H. Schaefer officiating, and a large concourse of mourners attending. Mrs. Kiefer was a sister of Daniel Kreitler and was born in Baden, Germany, early in the year 1832. In 1846 she came to this country and about three years later was married to Bartholomew Kiefer, toRead More →
Richard N. Flieg A funeral was held Monday, August 20th, 2001 for 77-year-old Richard N. Flieg of Ste. Genevieve who died Friday, August 17th at his residence. He was born June 18th, 1924 in Zell, the son of Andrew Flieg and Philomena Grass who both preceded him in death. He married [living] Kreitler on September 10th, 1947. She survives. He is also survived by three sons: [living]; six daughters: [living]. Also surviving are three brothers: [living], three sisters: [living]. 28 grandchildren also survive. A son, John and a brother, Herbert, also preceded him in death. He was a foreman for Mississippi Lime. He attended St.Read More →