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Kappler,  Jacob D, son of Jacob & Sister Kappler, was born 12 Jan 1867, and died 30 June 1877, at his father’s residence near Lakeville, Stoddard co, Mo … May the father, mother, bro & sister all live to meet him on yonder glorious shore. – DC Flynn
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 6 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)..

Keenan, Veronica -  Suddenly,on Saturday,Oct. 26 at 9 o'clock a.m. Veronica, beloved daughter of William and Mary Keenan, aged 5 yrs ? months and 17 days. The funeral will take place to-day (Monday) at ? o'clock p.m. Interment private.
(The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) October 28, 1901. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

Keith,  William was born 2 Sept 1792, and died 29 Aug 1877, at the residence of his son, in Saline co, Mo, in his 85th year. He joined the MECS in the State of Ky, over 50 yrs ago. – MEK
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 10 Oct. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Kelly, Susan
Died Sunday May 2. Wife of Joseph Kelly, age 27years.
Funeral from family resd. 1328 South 7th St., Tuesday May 4, to St. Vincent's Church thence to Calvary Cemetery. Friends invited to attend.
St. Louis Republic, Monday Morning, May 3, 1897, pg. 7 [submitted by: C. Horton -2009 ]

Kelmel, Mathias -Dated 4 Feb 1875 On the evening of the 27th, Mathias Kelmel, a German, who was employed at Rudolph Ulriel’s distillery, on Second Street, St. Louis, was found drowned in a vat of mash.  41 years of age, born in Baden, leaves a wife and 3 children.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

Archbishop Kenrick
His Funeral an Imposing and Impressive One
New Telegraph's Special Service
St. Louis, Mo., March, 11 --- All that is mortal of the last Arch-Bishop Kendrick whose name will go down into history as the chief American opponent of the doctrine of papal infallibility was consigned to Mother Earth today. The funeral ceremonies which preceded the interment took place in the cathedral which was elaborately draped with emblems of mourning. Admission was by ticket except to the galleries, and the spacious edifice was crowded to suffocation in every section. Cardinal Gibbons occupied the throne to the right of the alter. The pontifical high mass requiem was chanted by Arch Bishop Kaln assisted by the attending priests and choir and the sermon which was preached by Arch Bishop Ryan of Philadelphia was cloeuent [sic; as typed] panegyric upon the life and labors of the deceased. [Bluefield, WV Newspaper, March 12, 1896 - submitted by Frances Cooley]

Archbishop’s Funeral
Last Rites Over Peter Richard Kenrick at St. Louis
St. Louis, Mo., March 12 – With ceremonies befitting his rank as a prince in the Roman Catholic church, Archbishop Peter Richard Kenrick was interred in the priests’ lot in Calvary cemetery yesterday.
It is estimated that while the body lay in state during the last two and one-half days at least 125,000 people passed through the Cathedral to view it.
Promptly at 9 o’clock the services, which were the grandest and most imposing ever seen in St. Louis, began. One Cardinal, eight archbishops, more than twenty bishops and fully 100 priests, assisted by a choir of students from the Kenrick seminary, conducted the services, which consisted of pontifical requiem, mass and the office of the dead. Archbishop Kain acting as celebrant. Archbishop Ryan delivered the oration.
(Source: The Langston City Herald, Langston City, O. T., March 21, 1896. Submitted by Dale Donlon)

Kerchendorfer, Mrs. Joseph- St. Louis, Mo. - Mrs. Joseph Kerchendorfer was burned to death at her home in St. Louis.
(Kansas Sunflower, November 7, 1890, page 3. Contributed by Peggy Thompson)

Kerr, Patience Augusta, June 15, 1875, at midnight, Mrs. Patience Augusta Kerr, widow of Thomas Kerr, aged forty-two years.
Funeral from family residence, corner of California avenue and Chippewa street, at 2 o'clock p. m., Thursday, 17th inst., to Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Carriages may be had at office of Mr. Smithers, corner of Ninth and Chestnut, up to 1 o'clock p. m.
(St. Louis Globe-Democrat, St. Louis, MO.,  Thurs. Morning, June 17, 1875- Transcribed by Candi) 

Kincaid, Joeller,  infant dau of William Kincaid and wife, departed this life 31 Dec 1876, aged 7 yrs 3 mos 19 days...I preached her funeral at Pleasant Hill Church. She suffers no more. - J W P
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on July 23, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)

King,  Alfred died in Clinton co, Mo, 29 Dec 1877. Bro K was born in Sumner co, Tenn, 11 Feb 1811; was married to Elizabeth Empson, of Sumner co, with whom he lived in happiness until the hour of his death … He died as he lived, in the faith. Three of his children had crossed over the river, while his aged companion and four children remain here … -- CW Watts (Nashville Advocate copy)
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 23 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)
Kittering, Mrs. St. Louis, Nov. 7 – Christ Mueller and Mrs. Kittering were fatally burned by a fire in a two story brick tenement, on Grove street, this afternoon.  Loss, $8,000.
The East Oregonian (Pendleton, OR) – Saturday, November 16, 1878
Jim Dezotell

Kruse, Henry
Henry Kruse, who shot Ward McManus, a prominent St. Louis capitalist, last week, killed himself Saturday
Source: The Eugene City Guard, Eugene OR, Saturday, Februay 2, 1889, submitted by Jim Dezotell

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