Obituaries

Ronald Dean Garringer

Ronald (Ron, Ronnie, Ron-Bo-Hood), Garringer, 66, of Silex, died peacefully on Monday afternoon, September 19, 2022, at his home surrounded by his wife and children after a second battle with cancer.

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Jeffrey Lynn DeRoy


On July 17, 2022, Jeffery Lynn DeRoy, loving husband, and father of four passed away at home, surrounded by his loved ones, at the age of 61. He was born on September 11, 1960, in St. Charles, MO, to Floyd and Delora (Roger) DeRoy. He worked hard to support his family, working out of the Local 660 Union Hall.

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Patricia C. Hespen

Patricia C. Hespen, age 91, of St. Ann, Missouri, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at SSM Health DePaul Medical Center in Bridgeton, MO.

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Lawrence "Larry" Gassei

Lawrence "Larry" Gassei passed away on February 18, 2022, at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Shirley Gassei nee Plafcan of Lake Sherwood, Missouri. He and Shirley were married on February 13, 1965, in St. Louis, MO, celebrating 57 years of marriage. 

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