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Reger, Martha Lee (nee Walker)
Fri. Oct. 6, 1972 beloved wife of Robert Reger, dear mother of Cecil and Frank Brown, dear sister of Bonnie Tanner, Emil Walker, the late Erma McGuire, Orville, Claude and William Walker, our dear grandmother, mother in law, sister in law, aunt great aunt and cousin.  Funeral from Southern Funeral Home, 6322 Grand, Mon. Oct. 9, 2:30 p.m. Interment Mt. Hope.
Source: St. Louis Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 8, 1972, submitted by Mary Weigandt

Name of Deceased: Reinhart, Anna Barbara
Newspaper: St. Louis Post Dispatch
Date: 1916
Submitters Name: Jacqueline Knight

Obit: REINHART - On Sunday, Jan. 2, 1916 at 8 p.m., Anna Barbara Reinhart, beloved mother of William Bucks, Emma Schwable, Lizzie Meyer, and Christina Nelson, in her eighty-sixth year.
Funeral Wednesday, at 2 p.m.., from residence 1028 South Eighth street, to St. Matthew's Cemetery.

On last Monday night, the 4th inst, at the residence of Mr. R.C. Elvin, of this city. Mrs. Joseph Ritchie, of St. Louis, aged twenty years. Mr. Ritchie came here about two weeks ago in company with his brother, for the benefit of his health, having been in ill health for ten months past. His parents were telegraphed for immediately and arrived yesterday evening. The funeral took place today.
(Source: Daily Nebraska Press, May 6 1869. Contributed by Carla)

RITCHEY, William F. and Dora, his wife, who in the wisdom of God were suddenly and without warning cut off in the prime of life, with no fond good-byes...Hand in hand they journeyed through life together, and hand in hand they walked down into the "valley of death". Mr. R. was born and raised within a few miles of the place where he breathed out his life. ;Mrs R was a native of Tenn, where numerous relatives reside, and where her people are buried... She joined the church in her youth and by precept and example she induced her husband to lay hold on the Rock, Jesus Christ, and journey with her to the promised land. - A brother's tribute. (In the following week, information was given that they died on 28 Aug 1877 in a railroad accident. )
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on October 10, 1877. Transcribed by Barbara Z.)

Roberts, Walter O., Sr.
Oct. 5, 1972, devoted father of Walter O. Roberts, Jr., and brother of John Roberts, dear grandfather, great grandfather, father in law and brother in law.  Prayers 7:30 p.m. Mon. Oct. 9, Roberts Funeral Home, 1416 N. Taylor, Requiem Mass, Tues. 9 a.m. from Blessed Sacrament Church, Kingshighway and Northland, Interment Calvary Cemetery. Visitation after 10 a.m. Mon.
Source: St. Louis Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 8, 1972, submitted by Mary Weigandt.

Pocahontas, AR--Mrs. Martha Ann Robinson, 93, of St. Louis, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26 (1985) in Clay West Nursing Home, St. Charles, Mo.  She was born Jan. 1, 1892 in Gatewood, Mo., a daughter of the late Clint and Lucinda Fears Phillips.
She is survived by her husband, James T. Robinson of the home; a son, James C. Robinson of Alton, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Windish of St. Ann, Mo., and Mrs. Hassell Cochran of St. Louis; a half-brother, Sid Gazaway of Biggers, AR; and a sister, Mrs. Iva Robinson of Pocahontas; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. last Thursday in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home (Pocahontas) with Wayne Williams officiating.  Burial followed in Johnston Cemetery with McNabb's in charge.
--Pocahontas Star Herald, March 7, 1985; submitted by Freda Roberts.

Dated 4 Mar 1875 Julius C. Robideaux, the third son of Joseph Robideaux, founder of St. Joseph, died on the 26th. He was born in St. Louis in 1806, educated at the University there. When he went to St. Joseph, 9 years ago, it was but an Indian trading post. He opened the first store there to trade with the whites.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

C. J. Roehr, former resident, died in St. Louis, Jan 28, (1882) age 34 years and 10 mos.  He leaves a wife and 3 children.
(Source: St. Charles Journal, Jan. 1882. Submitted by Joanne Scobee Morgan)

Rogers, Milton B. (Buck)
Major, U.SM.C., (Retired), present with the Lord, Fri. Oct. 6, 1972, beloved husband of Edith Rogers (nee McClinton), dear father of Ruth Ann Kelly Mildred, Jr., Lt. Robert and Richard Rogers, our dear father in law, grandfather, son in law, brother in law and uncle.  Funeral from Shepard Funeral Chapel, 9233 Natural Bridge, Tues. 2 p.m. to Lake Charles Cemetery.  Memorials to Hope Congregational Church or American Cancer Society, will be appreciated.  Visitation after 5 p.m. Sun.
Source: St. Louis Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 8, 1972, submitted by Mary Weigandt

Name of Deceased: Thomas Alexander Rose
Newspaper: Daily Missouri Republican, St. Louis, MO.
Date: July 01, 1841
Submitters Name: Candi

Obit: On Wednesday, 30th inst., Thomas Alexander Rose, son of Hugh and Elizabeth Rose, aged 1 year and nine months. Funeral, this day at 4 o'clock p.m. from his father's residence, corner of 8th and Wash streets, to the Catholic burial ground.

John Ross, a young man 18 years of age, employed at the livery stables of Knap, Stout, & Co., St. Louis, was kicked in the back of the head by a mule a few days ago and received fatal injuries.
[THE STATE JOURNAL, Jefferson City, Fri., 31 July 1885, p4 c3. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

ROSS Louisa L, wife of Bro Stephen M Ross, was born 25 May 1844. She professed religion in Pemiscott co, Mo, in the summer of 1868. She went to live with Christ on 18 Sept 1877. Irvin A Ewing
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 Dec. 1879; 28 Nov. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

RYAN - On Sun Oct.27, 1901, at 11:50 o'clock a.m., Patrick Ryan, beloved brother of ? Ryan and Mrs. Michael Geraghty, aged 43 yrs. The funeral will take place Tue., Oct. ? at 2 o'clock p.m. from the residence of his father-in-law, Michael Geraghty, No. 1421 Cleary , to St. Bridget's Church, thence to Calgary Cemetery
(The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) October 28, 1901. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)

Name of Deceased: Maj. E. M. Ryland
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday Date: October 21, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit:  Maj. E. M. Ryland, President of the St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, died in that city, last Wednesday.  He was extensively known throughout this State, and the news of his death will be unwelcome tidings to many ears.  Proper tributes were paid to his memory by his many friends in St. Louis.


Former Kansas City Nurse a Suicide - St. Louis, Dec. 8 - After four months of unhappy Bohemian life in St. Louis, a girl killed herself early this morning at 2655 Lucas Avenue. Her name, according to two nurses who say they knew her in Kansas City, is Elizabeth Rich. The police report gives her name as Gladys King and adds that she also was called Elizabeth Rich and Elizabeth Porter. She came here four months ago. The girls said they formerly were nurses with her in a Kansas City Hospital. (Kansas City Times, Kansas City, Kansas, December 9, 1912, front page)
Submitted by Peggy Thompson

Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) Wednesday, September 1, 1869
An Irishman named Patrick Rowan fell dead on the steamer City of Pekin, Sunday morning, while she was lying at Peoria.  He was employed as a deck hand, and had just rolled a barrel of salt into the boat, when he fell forward upon his face.  His home is in St. Louis, and has a mother living in Alton.
-- Jim Dezotell

RUDOLPH, Cyprian P. - was born in Wilkesbarre, Pa., 7 June 1817; joined M. E. Church in 1830; and moved to St. Louis in 1846, where he died 22 Oct. 1857. A member of the Wesley Chapel. By E. M. Marvin. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

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