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.
Ryan Benjamin Austin of Wentzville, MO passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021, at the age of 45 years.
He is survived by his wife, Jennie Austin of Wentzville; four children, Keegan, Carter, Cooper, and Kinley Austin; his parents, John and Sandra Austin of Wright City, MO; brother, Nick Austin of Wright City; parents-in-law, Michael Coe and wife, Lucy of Spokane, WA and Vickie Wieberg and husband, Bill of New Bloomfield, MO; other relatives, and many friends.
Ryan was born March 7, 1976, in Florissant, MO; son of John Austin and wife, Sandra Beckham Austin. He graduated from Francis Howell High School, Central Missouri State University, and his Doctorate from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He married Jennie Coe on November 24, 2002, on the beach in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Ryan was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wentzville and the Missouri Dental Association. He enjoyed snow skiing, traveling, watching and attending St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues games, and spending time with his family and friends.
Memorials may be given at gbmfoundation.com or at the church service.
Ryan will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.