[MO Fire Funeral Announce] 3 Upcoming Services - DeSoto Rural FPD, Mehlville FPD, Creve Coeur FPD

Missouri Fire Funeral Announcement List announce at mofirefuneral.org
Sun Jul 5 11:34:56 EDT 2020


This week is a busy week for the funeral response team.

 

Line of Duty Death Services:

 

 



It is with profound sadness that the DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
announces the Line of Duty Death of Lieutenant / Fire Marshal Ronald W.
Wehlage, Jr.
Lt. / Fire Marshal Wehlage died Tuesday June 30, 2020, from a medical
emergency following his response to a structure fire on Saturday June 27th,
2020.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Visitation:
4PM - 8PM Tuesday July 7th, 2020 at the Mahn Funeral Home 900 N. Main St.,
DeSoto, Mo 63020. Limited fire service participation is requested due to
COVID concerns. Those attending should wear facemask.


An apparatus procession of honor will begin at 8PM. Agencies wishing to
participate should contact Chief Jamie Maupin at 636-524-1175. Apparatus
Staging will be at DeSoto Christian Church, 4151 Fountain City Road, DeSoto.
The procession will proceed past Mahn Funeral Home for the family to view.

 

Graveside honors:
Services will be held 11AM Wednesday July 8th, 2020 at St. Lucas Cemetery
11735 Denny Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63126. Cemetery restrictions will only
allow for family and DeSoto Rural members to be in the cemetery.
The family will come to St. Lucas Cemetery under procession. Lt. / Fire
Marshal Wehlage will be carried to his final resting place atop a DeSoto
Rural Fire apparatus.
Agencies wishing to pay respects can line Denny Road in front of the
cemetery, or any safe place along the route of procession. All persons
outside of their apparatus will be required to wear facemasks.
Route of procession is Main Street to Route 110, to Route 21, to Hillsboro
Road, to Route 21, to Kennerly Road, to Sappington Road, to Denny Road.

Honor Guard Commander - Kirk Uhrig - kjuhrig at rockfire-rescue.org -
636-633-1817
Pipe & Drum Contact - Rick Aholt - Richard.aholt at yahoo.com - 314-708-0038

 

 

 

The Mehlville Fire Protection District and International Association of Fire
Fighters Local 2665 announces that memorial services have been set for
Captain Chris Francis. Captain Francis died April 2, 2020.

Visitation:
4P - 8P Friday July 10, 2020 at the Kutis Funeral Home 5255 Lemay Ferry
Road, St. Louis Mo. 63129.

A Uniformed member walk through will occur at 7:30PM.

PLEASE NOTE - COVID CONCERNS MAY LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ALLOWED IN THE
FUNERAL HOME AT ONE TIME. 

ST. LOUIS COUNTY REQUIRES FACE MASKS BE WORN IN ALL PUBLIC LOCATIONS.

Funeral Services:
11AM Saturday July 11, 2020 at the Queen of All Saints Catholic Church 6603
Christopher, St. Louis mo. 63129

A procession of emergency vehicles will be held July 11, 2020.
Emergency vehicles should arrive 9AM. Staging area is at St. Louis Community
College - South County Campus, 4115 Meramec Bottom Road, St. Louis Mo.
63129. Those wishing to participate can sign up using the following link:
<https://golamacinc.formstack.com/forms/funeral_detail_agency_participation_
form?fbclid=IwAR23j7Zf1JPu6adQePmraOqUcXuMRn3Md_UtINojaXnSpOM4kTReZbKfnOc>
https://golamacinc.formstack.com/./funeral_detail_agency_pa.

Honor Guard coordinator is Tom Bacon - 314-713-9177.

Professional honors will occur at Queen of All Saints Church, following
mass.

Private Inurnment will occur at a later date.

 

Retiree Service:

The Firefighters Funeral Team is assisting Creve Coeur Fire Protection
District, providing honor to retired Captain James Boyer.

 

James Lee "Jim" Boyer, Sr. of Winfield, Missouri, passed away at the age of
81 on Sunday, June 28, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents,
Theodore and Madeline Boyer; and his brother, Robert (Bette) Boyer.

Jim is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley Jean Boyer; his children, James
(Laura Overmann) Boyer Jr. and Pam (Tony) Fallert; his grandchildren, Kelly
Fallert, Christopher Fallert; and step grandson, Brennan Overmann

Jim was a dedicated firefighter and retired as Captain of Creve Coeur Fire
District.  He served the community for more than 25 years and valued the
friendships he made during that time.  He was also a long-standing member of
the Winfield Lions Club in his younger years.

Jim grew up in University City.  After graduating from Mercy High School,
his parents owned a resort on the Mississippi River in Winfield, Missouri.
It was there that he met his wife, Shirley.  He enjoyed boating, being on
the water, and always looked forward to his trips to the Lake of the Ozarks.
He and his wife had great times on their river trips which sent them to
Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Minnesota, and all along the Mississippi.
His passion for boating and being on the river led Jim to join the Lewis &
Clark Expedition Reenactment Commission, where he also volunteered as a
shipwright building the boats.

Jim became a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and enjoyed watching their games
with Shirley.  He was very much a handyman and particularly enjoyed
woodworking projects.  He and his brother even built their own boat together
when they were younger.  Jim was dearly loved and will missed by all who
knew him.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jim's name to
<https://icomparish.org/> Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Old
Monroe General Fund or  <https://www.dementiasociety.org/> Dementia Society
of America.

 

 

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