TROY, MO, August 8, 2022 – Four charitable organizations were each awarded a $5,000 “Sharing Success” grant by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) and CoBank. The recipients of the 2022 grants are Anne’s Anchor, New Melle Sports & Recreation (NMSR), The Sparrow’s Nest, and Warren County Literacy.
By Kathy Miller
St. Paul’s Lutheran in New Melle held the second annual St. Paul’s Kidz Carnival on July 16, it was a hot day; fortunately, there was shade, a breeze and a misting station to stay cool. The Kidz Carnival was free; the only request was for donations to St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.
Marian B. Menne, of O’Fallon, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at the age of 90.
Loving wife of the late Robert P. Menne; beloved daughter of the late William A. and Evelyn A. Menne; devoted mother of Sharon Menne, William R. (Debra) Menne, Linda (Mark) Craddock, Michele (Marvin) Kuhlmann, and Lisa (Joseph) Siegler; cherished grandmother of 25 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren; dear sister of Walter (Kathy) Menne, Joan (Dallas) Petry, Carol (Robert) Blubaugh; Marian is also preceded in death by her daughter, Margaret Menne; granddaughter, Jennifer Craddock; great-grandson, Sullivan "Sulley" Menne; brothers, Earl Menne, Harold Menne, Clifford Menne, Lester Menne; sisters, Ruth Martin, Mary Menne, Darlene Jenkins, Arleen Reininger, June Menne.
Marian was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 5077, Quilting Club, Ladies Sodality, and a member of Assumption Catholic Church. She was a huge Cardinal Fan, both the baseball team and the bird. Marian enjoyed going to the casinos, and spending her free time quilting, crocheting, bowling, and playing both card and dice games. She loved the time spent with her family especially taking trips to the lake with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Marian also liked traveling across the United States. She went by many names: Marian, Mom, Grandma, Maw Maw Grape, Aunt and dear friend to many. Marian was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Marian's name to St. Louis Children's Hospital, 1 Children’s Pl. St. Louis, MO 63110 in memory of Sullivan “Sulley” Menne.
Due to COVID-19 and members of the family being at high-risk, service will be held privately. The family wishes to thank you for your understanding and support.