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3 MAR 51985 Mar. 5, 1985 ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH 53 Boeing Billed U.S. For Campaign Gifts fV'Y' CI "1.11 vv audit agency were made available to The Associated Press. They show that Boeing, the Seattle-based aerospace giant, gave $61,075 in 1982 to political candidates of both parties, many of them members of the Washington State Senate and House.

In all, the Pentagon is questioning $350,729 in "public relations" costs charged to defense contracts by Boeing's corporate headquarters and its aerospace division during 1 982. The charges include the costs of displays, exhibits, entertainment, banquets, receptions, contributions, awards and presentations, according to the audit agency's documents. Unlike federal law, Washington State law does not prohibit direct, corporate contributions to political candidates or causes. The documents do not disclose any direct Boeing contributions to candidates for federal office. The Pentagon's audit agency says Boeing executives define spending on public relations as "all costs incurred in the interest of public and community relations." And Boeing also includes in this definition "support or opposition to proposed state, local or federal legislation." "Difficulties arise with the contractor's definition of PR because many of the activities contained therein can also be defined as unallowable political contributions, charitable donations, advertising and entertainment," the audit agency told Congress last year, without naming Boeing as the contractor in question.

Carr, the Boeing spokesman, said many of the charges probably would be thrown out by the Pentagon. Those disallowed costs will then "get spread like peanut butter across the entire costs of Boeing (commercial) operations," Carr said. Boeing employs about 93,000 people nationwide. The company had $4.3 billion in military sales last year, up more than $800 million from 1983. WASHINGTON (AP) The Boeing Co.

billed the taxpayers for at least $126,847 in political contributions in 1982, adding the cost to the price of weapons systems that it built for the Pentagon. Defense Department auditors called the charges "questionable" and "unallowable," and the department has refused to reimburse the contractor. Rep. Fortney Stark, said, "Charging the taxpayer for political contributions is criminal and it ought to be treated that way." The charges are among $14.9 million in bills submitted by selected defense contractors that have been challenged by the Defense Contract Audit Agency, the House Government Operations Committee has been told. "It's tough to be shocked at waste in weapons programs any more, but these billings go beyond impropriety," Stark said of Boeing's bills for political contributions.

contractors either take us for fools or they're incapable of understanding what constitutes a legitimate bill. If the Pentagon won't take real action to stop this, I'm willing to bet Congress and the IRS will." Stark plans to introduce legislation this week to prohibit defense contractors from claiming certain public relations expenses as deductions in figuring their federal income taxes. -A Boeing spokesman, Harold Carr, confirmed the charges listed by the auditors. Such expenses are billed to the government routinely as part of the company's cost of doing business, he said. "We are in the process now of going into negotiations on the 1982 accounts," Carr said.

"I think the important thing is that it's part of the usual process. Nobody's paid anything on this." Documents from the Pentagon's Farmhouse Blaze Picknickers may have set a fire that destroyed an 80-year-old farmhouse in St. Charles County late Sunday night, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Department said. Investigators John found packages of hot dogs and marshmallows near the vacant house at 2455 Hackman Road. The house was by Dan Lewis of St.

Charles County. i.C I V. fiitsral rcotices STOESSEL See Reed State Department Lifts Order Against Talking To Reporter of public diplomacy, said in response to an inquiry. Chain said he had acted on his own in reversing the ban on Gelb. "I did what I did more in sorrow than in anger," Chain said.

The article that set off the incident was published Feb. 13. It dealt with U.S. contingency plans for placing nuclear weapons in Canada, Iceland, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Secretary of State George P.

Shultz endorsed the ban on Gelb last week. While Gelb was gathering information from the State Department for the article, Shultz had asked the Times not to publish it An unidentified White House official was quoted in the newspaper Sunday as saying President Ronald Reagan's national security adviser, Robert C. McFarlane, had directed the State Department to cooperate with Gelb. WASHINGTON (AP) The direc-tor of the State Department's Bureau ofPolitico-Military Affairs has rescinded an order to his staff not to talk to a New York Times reporter. But the director, Lt.

Gen. John T. Chain said Monday that he was still convinced that the reporter, Leslie H. Gelb, had damaged U.S. national security by publishing classified information.

He urged the press to help solve the problem of "leaks." Chain also removed a sign in the bureau's waiting room that said Gelb's picture had been removed from the wall "for cause." But the photograph of Gelb, who was director of the bureau during President Jimmy Carter's administration, did not reappear. "He hasn't said whether it is going td back up or not," Judith T. Mandel, deputy director of the bureau's office Sate Seeks Recall Of Motorized Chairs O'CONNELL. NELLIE F. (nee Easthope), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, March 3, 1985, beloved wife of the late James J.

O'Connell, dear mother of James Ronald G. and William R. Connell, dear sister of Anna Edna Arnold, Audrey Butts, and the late Harry and Robert Easthope, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, and aunt. Funeral March 6. 9:15 a m.

from MATH HERMANN SONS Chapel, 10212 Halls Ferry Rd to Good Shepherd Church (Ferguson), Mass, 10 a.m. Interment Calvary. Visitation after 2 p.m. OESTERLE, STEVEN 19, March 3, 1985. beloved son of Joseph and Shirley Oesterle dear brother of Linda Oesterle.

Funeral services 2 p.m. Wed, at ALEXANDER SONS 8UARDIAN Chapel, 11101 St harles Rk. Rd at Lindbergh. Interment Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Friends may call 4-9 p.m. Tues. O'NEAL, MYRTLE J. (nee Junge), formerly of Catawissa, March 3, 1985, dear sister of Alvina Young, dear wife of the late MarvinTeRoy O'Neal, our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Visitation from CHAPEL HILL Mortuary, Cedar Hill, March 6 from 11 a.m.

until services at 1 p.m. Interment Independent Friends Cemetery, Catawissa, Mo. PAPINEAU. OUINTIN J. March 1, 1985, beloved husband of the late Lizette Papi-neau, dear father of Quintin J.

Papineau, dear brother of Esther Wurzer and Dorothy Lembcke, dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Funeral services were held Mon. at Valhalla Chapel of Memories. GERBER CHAPEL SERVICE POSTAWKO, GAIL B. (nee Waters), on March 3, 1985, dear mother of Kenneth and Debbie Postawko, dear sister of Viola M.

Jackson, Fred M. Glenn Rickey L. and the late Dale Waters, dear daughter of the late Fred M. and velma Waters, our sister-in-law, aunt, niece and cousin. Funeral from JOHN STY-GAR SON, 9825 Halls Ferry Rd.

on March 6 at 1 p.m. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation 2-9 p.m. RAYFIELD, MAUDE M. dear wife of James T.

Rayfield, dear mother of Virginia Dobbs, Jack Rayfield, Robert Rayfield, dear grandmother of 8 grandchildren, dear great grandmother of 8 great grandchildren. Services was Mon. March 4., in or at the JAMES GHAR Mortuary of Salem, Mo. Interment Cedar Groves Cemetery in Salem, MO. REED, BETTY JEAN (nee Gulledge), of St.

Charles, March 2, 1985, beloved mother of Pamela Mejjallid of Saudia Arabia, Donna Stoessel of St. Louis, Patricia Gulledge of St. Charles, James McGowan of Atlantic Beach, Richard McGowan of St. Louis, Karen McCoy of St. Charles and Carolyn DeLong of St.

Charles, dear mother-in-law of Abdullah, Robert, Bary, Debra and Pamela, dear sister of Audie Gulledge of St. Louis County and the late Oran Gulledge, dear daughter of the late Lution and Lula Gulledge, dear grandmother of Sattina, Ahmed, Omar, Kimberly. Rhonda, Barbara, Michael, Melissa, Melanie, Katie, Ronnie and Bary and dear aunt. Her body was donated to Washington V. Medical School.

Memorial Mass will be held at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church. Gravois at Tesson Ferry, March 5 at 11 a.m. A memorial service will also be held at the BAUE Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson St. St Charles, March 5 at 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Assn.

SCHAEFER See Bockenholt SCHAEFFER, MERCIA B. (nee Burkette), March 3, 1 985, dear wife of the late Walter Schaeffer, beloved mother of Gloria Hunsinger. Donald W. and Richard A. benaeffer.

dear momer -in-law. granomotner. areat-granomotner, sister, sister-in-law, and aunt. Funeral from BOCKLAGE Funeral Home, 6536 Clayton Rd, March 6, 2 p.m. In- terment Bethany Cemetery.

Contributions to The Memorial Fund, Memorial Blvd. Christian Church, 3000 N. Kingshighway, St. Louis, Mo. 63115, referred.

Visitation 7 p.m. until p.m. on Tues. SCHOELLER, ALICE A. (nee Kaiser), March 3, 1985, beloved wife of the late Harold I.

Schoeller, dear mother of Betty Hammel, Jerry Schoeller, and the late Harold Schoeller dear mother-in-law of Robert Hammel, dear daughter-in-law of Mary Ann Schoeller, our dear grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt great-aunt, and friend. Funeral services at WHITE-MULLEN Mortuary, 118 N. Florissant Ferguson, March 6 at 11 a.m. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. VISITATION AFTER 2 P.M.

TUES. 8CHWEIZER, JOHN suddenly March 3. 1985. beloved husband of Edna L. Schweizer (nee Behle), dear father of Afva E.

Thompson, dear grandfather of Dale Thompson, Linda Nylen and Diana Whiteside, great-grandfather of two, dear brother of Pauline Behle. Marie Bangert, Minnie Weishaar and William Schweizer. our dear father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle and cousin. Mr. Schweizer at WHITE-MULLEN Mortuary, 118 N.

Florissant Ferguson, for visitation March 5. 3:30 p.m. Funeral service at Immanuel United Church of Christ. 121 Church Ferguson, March 6, 10 a.m. Interment Laurel HM Cemetery.

Funeral The company has 85 distributors in Missouri 17 in Kansas City, 25 in St. Louis and 43 elsewhere in the state. Everest Jennings corrected the flaw last year, the attorney general said in a news release. "The problem, though," Webster said, "involves the chairs manufactured from 1978 through 1983. There are people using these chairs that are totally unaware of the danger." Curt Wright, manager of product safety for Everest Jennings, said he was unsure how many chairs were manufactured in that time or how much a recall would cost.

7JEFFERS0N CITY (UPI) Attorney General William Webster has filed suit against the nation's largest maker of motorized wheelchairs, seeking the recall of wheelchairs manufactured by the company between 1978 and 1983. Everest Jennings with headquarters in Los Angeles, is a major manufacturer of health care products, Webster said. The suit was filed Monday in Boone County Circuit Court. It says the wheelchairs have a flawed design, which causes the armature shaft to break, resulting in a loss of control of the chair. STRONG (.

i See Burrafato VAHOUSEK, MARIE forti- tied with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, March 3, 1985, dear sister of, Clare Gantner, Ann Vahousek and Rose Marie Goodhue; dear sister-in-law of Dr. William W. Goodhue dear aunt Qf Dr. William W. Goodhue It.

Col. U.S. Army, our dear cousin and friend. Miss Vahousek donated her remains to St. Louis University School of Medicine.

Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua March 7, 9 a.m. KUTJS SERVICE. VITALE, ROSE M. (neeMarsaf-i la), fortified with the Sacra-, ments of Holy Mother Cherch, March 4.

1985, beloved wife of the late Sam S. Vitale, dear mother of Suntina F. Catalano, Rose DeGrasso, Gloria Patrick, Tom Vitale, Dolores F. Priesmeyer, Sam S. Vitale Vickie Hassel and late Marie Marchesi, our dear sister, sister-in-law, mother-in- v-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, greal-auot and cousin.

Funeral March 9:30 a.m. from COLLIER'S Funeral Home, 10123 St. Charles Rock Rd. to St. Gregory Church, Mass 10 a.m.

Infer- -ment Calvary. Visitation after 4 p.m.. Tues. WAGNER, LOURENE A. '(nee Wendler), asleep in Jesus, Sat, March 2, 1985, at Arlind- ton, TX, beloved wife of the late Cosmos E.

Wagner, dear mother of Elmer Donald and the late Orville E. Wagner, sister of Edward Wendler, Marcllle Smith, Eveline Dieck-man, and Lola Richman, dear, grandmother, great grand- mother, mother-in-law, sister- 1 in-law, aunt, niece, cousin, and friend. kAre Ulannar In etata at' MATH HERMANN AND SON'S CHAPEL, 10212 Halls Ferry March 4, 5 9 pm. Funeral Tues. 2 pm from Berea Lutheran Church (Riverview Gardens).

Visitation at church after 1 pm. Interment Bethle- hem. Member of Berea Luthe- i ran Church Ladies Guild. WEINMAN. MYRTLE March 2, 1 985, wife of the late Peter A.

Weinman, dear motH- er of Dorothy Cemicky, grand-' mrtthAr nf laran rrni.ru Services and interment were private. O'SULLIVAN-MUCKLE SERVICE. WIDEMAN See Blecha WILLIAMS. BEULAH March 3, 1985, dear sister of 1 Lorine Turnbeaugh, Lulu Kropp, Junaita O'Neal and the" late Tillie Wilburn, dear aunt of JoAnn E. Paplanus, our dear great-aunt Funeral from WEST, 9450 Olive on March 6 at 2 p.m.

Interment Lake Charles Ceme- tery. Miss Williams was a' member of General Electric Quarter Century Club. Miss Williams retired from General'. Electric in 1969. Visitation Tues, 11 a.m.

-9 p.m. 017 FratenulNvtieetv Please be advised of the death of BRO. RAYMOND C.ZUHONE Honorary member. Died 1985. Funeral was held Man.

Hebm 25, from Ortmann's Funeral 9222 Lockland to Our Lady of sentation Church. WILLIAM L. BUTLER, PRES! 018-Miwilc Rotten WEST GATE LODGE 445 AAA A Stated Meeting of The Lodge will be held today Tues. 7:30 p.m. Visiting Brethren are welcome.

AAern- -bers are urged to attend. CARLP.TODD.W. 0191 MtiwriiBi SAFFA, JOAN SHIRLEY (nee Abraham). Today vou would" have been 45. The tortures of life are worse than death.

No one remem- bers.no one cares. Missed by sister TO PLACE on IN MEMOMAM, PLEASE CALL chris tnim jean tit-rib r-023-rTorrsU Express Yow Sympathy wKfi- FLOWERS 3801 S.Grand v' Open Sun. 9-3 South County Center, Open Sun. 11-6 -v- -St. Clair Open Sun.

Moll Hours' A Beautiful Way To show Your Sympathy PROFESSIONAL FLORIST GROUP FTD FLORISTS North BRIX 869-4444 West GRIMM 391-plOl South KRUSE 892-2666-uXXXEY'S FLORIST ST M7-74S4 ROSE BROUGH MONUMENT TOOIChipoewo 15 MX 5232 W. Florissant 3S-77W directors LAMBERTI See Burrafato LAZORKO. ALICE (nee Ha- mill). Feb. 27, 1985, In Houston, Tex, dear wife of Michael Lazorko, dear mother of James and Nicholas Cazanas, and Michael Lazorko, and Michell Brito, dear sister of Lelah Bra-celand, and Patrick Hamill, dear sister-in-law of Scharo-lotte Hamill.

Funeral services were held March 4, FOREST PARK Funeral Home, Houston, Tex. LEE, LILLIE CREOLA (nee Robinson), Feb. 28, 1985, beloved wife of Joseph Lee of 35 years, dear mother of Jay Johnson, Jessie East Lila Lee. Joseph N. Lee, beloved mother-in-law of James C.

East, grandmother of Stuart and Kevin East. Nicole Ballen-tine, Sharon and Sean Lee. Visitation March 4. at WADE Funeral Home. 4828 Natural Bridge.

6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Samuel Brown A.M.E. Church, at 4400 Kennerly at Newstead, March 5. starting at 7:30 E.m. Interment Calvary Camelry on Wed.

morning at 9:30 a.m. Mrs. Lee was a longtime member of Samuel Brown A.M.E. Church, also Secretary of The Choraliers Choir. Donations may be made to The Campaign for Human Dignity, 438 N.

Skinker, St Louis; Mo. .63130. MANNING, MARGARET L. (nee Baltrop), March 3, 1985. beloved wife of the late A.L.

Manning, dear mother of Gloria M. Collier, beloved grandmother of Jan Larrigan, great-grandmother of Angie, dear sister of May Ransdall, sister-in-law and aunt. Services at HOFFMEISTER COLONIAL Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa at Watson, Wed, 10:30 a.m. Interment Bonne Terre 1 p.m. Family prefers memorials to Heart Tund.

VISITATION AFTER 1 P.M. MARSALA See Vitale MASSON See Burrafato MAY. HENRY March 3, 1985, beloved husband of the late Celeste Franz May, dear father of Doris May. dear brother of Fred and John May, dear brother-in-law, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Funeral 2 p.m..

Wed. at GERBER Chapel, 23 W. Lock-wood, Webster Groves. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation 7-9 p.m., Tues.

McCOY Soo Rood McGOWAN Soo Rood MEJJALLID See Reed MENZ, WILLIAM March 4, 1985, beloved husband of Else Menz, dear brother of Hedwig Stetzkamp, dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Visitation 5-9 p.m., Tues. at GERBER Chapel! 23 W. Lock-wood, Webster Groves. Interment private.

Mr. Menz a member of Bayern Verein and Machinists Lodge 42. MERZ, HELEN F. (nee Kle-vorn), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, March 3, 1985, beloved wife of the late Bruno Merz, dear mother of Susan A. Mitchell and Robert F.

Merz, dear mother-in-law of Jerry Mitchell and Pat Merz, dear grandmother of Bobby, Christopher and Jean Merz and Katie and Kent Mitchell, dear sister of Florence Saggan. Marie Rosteck, Pat LaClair, Gerry Lynn, and the late Frank Klevorn, our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt niece, cousin and friend. Funeral from KUTIS Funeral Home, 2906 Gravois, March 7, 9 a.m. to St. Stephen Protomartyr Church, Mass 9:30 a.m.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Member of Master Baker's Ladies. Contributions to American Cancer Society appreciated. In parlor 5 p.m. MOISER.

COLUMBUS on March 4, 1985, dear husband of Ann Moiser (nee Long), dear father of Larry D. and Michael C. Moiser, dear brother of Elbert Moiser and Ella Patterson, dear grandfather, father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend. Funeral service from JOHN STYGAR SON, 9825 Halls Ferry 10 a.m.. March 6.

1985. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation 2-9, Tues. NICEWARNER, DONALD laJ March 3, 1985, dear father of Daniel, Scott and Laura Nicewamer, dear brother of Charles Nteewarner and Emily Stuckenschneider, pur dear tather-in-law, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, and cousin. Funeral service and Interment from Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Chapel, 10 a.m.

Memorials to American Diabetes will be appreciated. NULSEN. DAVIO age61.ofCahokia.IH.. 1 died March 3, 1985, dear husband of Shirley Nutsen (nee tsrunsi, runs). dear father of David J.

(Janet) Nulsen, Diana Lee (Larry) Lewis and Donna Marie Nut-son, aH of Cahokia. dear son of the late Oscar and Amanda Nurson. dear brother of the late Louis O. and John P. NUson.

dear grandfather of Marissa, Meghan and Leanne, brother-in-law of Emma Nurson, our dear uncle, nephew, and cous- Funeral services win be conducted at BRAUN COLONIAL Funeral Home, 3701 Falling Springs Rd, Cahokia. on Wed" March 6. at 11:30 a m. with Rev. Kenneth Han officiating.

Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Visitation from 3 to 9 m. wir. nurson was wipiuvv photographer for The Government for 32 yean was a World War II veterai Mr. Nurson was employed as a tor ine s.

are, ana ran. ETHRIDGE, HADLEY Sat, March 2, 1985, beloved husband of Kanoie Eth ridge (nee Boyd), dear father of Karen Zammas, father-in-law of Lee Zammas, grandfather of Christian and Nicholas Zammas, dear brother to Lucille Arft, Lillie Kramer, Marlene Sempke, Neoma Lasch, Lenna Buscher, Faith Whltaker, Shearl, Dee, David and Glenn Boyd. Funeral from Valley Park United Methodist Church, 10 a.m. Interment National Cemetery. Mr.

Ethridge a member of Webster Groves Masonic Lodge and O.E.S., Duke Memorial Methodist Church, Durham, N. veteran of II, member of Texas 36th recipient of Silver Star and Purple Heart, member of V.F.W., D.A.V. and American Legion. If desired, contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Visitation at SCHRADER Funeral Home, Manchester Rd.

at Holloway. Ballwin, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic service 8 p.m. FALLER See Blecha FORTNER, MARVIN, March 1, 1985, of Wappapello, formerly of St. Louis, husband of Hazel Austin Former, father of Bill McNair of Wentzville.

Darrell McNair, Melba McClelland, Dawn Kel-ley, Joaquin Douellq, all of St. Louis and Louanah Templeton of Raytown, brother of Norman Former of Poplar Bluff, grandfather of eleven and great- grandfather of two. Funeral service March 4, 11 a.m. at MORGAN-SIFFORD Chapel. Puxico, Mo.

Interment Wappapello Cemetery. GLEICH, RUTH C. (nee Mos-er), Sat, March 2, 1985, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, dear mother of Kenneth Gregory F. and Lawrence E. Gleich and Terry M.

Roy, dear mother-in-law, grandmother, dear sister of Christian Moser, sister-in-law, aunt and cousin. Funeral March 6, at 8:30 a.m.. from WINGBER-MUEHLE Funeral Home, 3819 S. Grand to St John the Baptist Church for 9 a.m. Mass.

Interment Resurrection Cemetery. IN PARLORS 2 P.M. MON. MASSES PREFERRED. GULLEDGE See Reed HAMNER, CRAIG 0 of Collinsville, died bom in Rockford.

III. on Nov. 11, 1925, son of the late Howard Hamner and Clara Coombs Hamner, husband of Darlene Williams Hamner father of Gary Hamner of Collinsville, Howard Hamner of Mary-ville, Robert Hamner of Collinsville, Mrs. John (Su-sann) O'Connor of Troy, III. and Mrs.

Rick (Marsha) Getz of Appleton, brother of the late Gene Hamner and grandfather of four. Veteran of the U.S. Army. All funeral arrangements are pending. Retired linotype employee of the St.

Louis Post-Dispatch. HAWKINS See Blecha HAYES, ROY March 3, 1985, beloved husband of Edna E. Haves meA Farrls), dear father of Linda Jean Akers, Debbie Sue. Shirley Ann and Gary J. Hayes, dear son of James and the late Cora Hayes, dear brother of Connie Bryant, Bill and Kenny Hayes, our dear father-in-law, brother-in-law, grandfather, uncle, nephew ana cousin.

Funeral March 6, 10:15 a.m. from JAY B. SMITri Funeral Home, 7456 Manchester Ave. Interment National Cemetery. Visitation after 3 p.m., Tues.

HINCK, JOHN on Sat, March 2. 1985. fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, beloved husband of Emily J. Hinck (nee Rund), dear father of Emily Robert, Margaret and Patricia, dear son-in-law. brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.

Funeral from KRIEGSHAUSER SOUTH, 4228 S. Kingshighway, on March 6. to St. Gabriel the Archangel Church for 12 Noon Mass. Interment Resurrection.

Visitation after 3 p.m. Tuesday. HOFFMAN, ROSE, March 3, 1985, beloved wife of the late Sam Hoffman, dear mother of Mariorie (Leonard Levin, Tom (Kelly) and Vernon (Sally) Hoffman, sister of Irving Klein and the late Esther Hoffman and Julius Klein, our grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. Private graveside services were held at United Hebrew Temple Cemetery. MAYER SERVICE.

HUNSINGER See Schaeffer HUTCHISON. PHILLIP March 3, 1985, beloved son of Francis W. and Anabel Hutchison, dear brother of David Hutchison and Rita Pearl, dear brother-in-law, uncle and nephew. Funeral service was held with interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials to St.

Louis Heart Assn. preferred. INCHIOSTRO See Burrafato rmCL GEORGE on March 4. 1985, beloved husband of Marguerite Dusard Ittig dear father of Georgi Ann Fox and Gabrielle Queen dear brother of Esther Condellone, dear grandfather, father-in-law, brother-in-law, and uncle. Funeral from LUPTON Chapel.

7233 Delmar WecT. 9:30 a.m. to St. Roch Church, Waterman at Rose-dale, for 10 a.m. Maas.

Interment Calvary Cemetery. Friends may cat at Chapel, 2 to 9 p.m. KASSEBAUM, EMMA a (nee Golf), Sat. March 2.1985, beloved wife of the late Oliver A. Kassebaum dear mother of Eleanor Miller.

Oliver Eugene and Gary Kassebaum, Sear sister of Myrtle Gotf, dear grandmother of Miller, Donna and Curtis Kassebaum, our dear cousin and friend. Services at HOFFMEISTER CHAPEL, 7814 South Broadway, Tues. 1:30 pm. Interment Zidn Cemetery. VISITATION MON.

AFTER 3 PM LAFATA See Burrafato BERGEN, DOROTHY (nee Stavrou), on Sat. March 2, 1985, beloved wife of the late Charles U. Bergen, dear mother of Mildred ET Eichhorn, and George D. Hoeynck, dear grandmother, great grandmother, mother-in-law. sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend.

Private services were held Mon. March 4, 1985. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. KRIEGSHAUSER SOUTH Service BLANTON. JUANITA IRIS, March 3, 1985, dear mother of Mary Knocke, Homer Blanton and the late Robert Blanton, our dear mother-in-law, sister-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

Funeral 5, 1 :30 p.m. from JAY B. SMITH Funeral Home. 7456 Manchester to St. Louis Memorial Gardens.

BLECHA, ELIZABETH A. (nee Swaller), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday, March 3, 1985. beloved wife of the late William F. Blecha, dear mother of Edwin J. Blecha, Cecelia Hawkins, John Victor Agnes Faller, Mary Wideman, William C.

and Casper J. Blecha, our dear sister, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt and cousin. Funeral from KUTIS Funeral Home. 2906 Gravois. March 6, 9:30 a.m.

to St. John the Baptist Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Rock Creek, MO.

Member of St. Ann Sodality, Sacred Heart Legion of Mary and Senior Citizens of St. John the Baptist Church, Mothers Club of St. Wenceslaus and CK of A. St.

Cecilia Branch 1052. Masses preferred. In Parlor 2 p.m. BOCKENHOLT, MARGARET R. (nee Schaefer), March 4, 1985, beloved wife of the late Roy J.

Bockenholt dearest mother of Roy J. Bockenholt and Debra Bam-mert, dear father-in-law of Rita Bockenholt and Donald Bam-mert, dear sister of William and Albert Schaefer, and the late Rose Bockenholt dearest grandmother of Tanya Bo-kenholt, and Rebecca Bam-mert. our dear sister-in-law and aunt. Services at HOFFMEISTER Chapel, 7814 S. Broadway, 9 a.m.

Interment National Cemetery. VISITATION AFTER 3:30 P.M. TUES. BURKE, CHARLES fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sun March 3, 1985, dear brother of Joe Burke, Virginia Booker, and the late Adelaide Burke, brother-in-law of Joseph M. Booker.

Funeral from SCHRADER Funeral Home, Manchester Rd. at Holloway, Ballwin, 9:15 a to St. Joseph Church for 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation 2-9 p.m. BURRAFATO. ESTHER, March 3. 1965, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, beloved wife of the late Carmelo Burrafato, dear mother of Mary Jane Lamberti, dear mother-in-law of Philip Lamberti, dear grandmother of Nina Hoffmeyer, Esther San-sone and Louis Lamberti, dear sister of Sylvia Carrabino, Frances Lafata, John E. Inchiostro, Jean Strong, Helen Masson and the late Joe and Ross Inchiostro, our dear great-grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.

Funeral from WHITE-MULLEN Mortuary. 118 N. Florissant Ferguson, March 7. 9:30 a.m. to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for 10 a.m.

Mass. Interment Calvary Cemetery. VISITATION AFTER 3:30 P.M:. TUES. CALLAHAN, VIRGINIA (nee Kline), of Palm Harbor, formerly of St.

Louis, March 4, 1985, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, wife of Robert F. Callahan, mother of Kevin and Peter Callahan, sister-in-law of Eugene Callahan and Sister Stephen AnnCallahan.S.S.N.D. Interment Palm Harbor, March 6. Memorial Mass in St. Louis at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials pre-, ferred to St. Louis Priory School or the American Cancer Society. CARRABINO See Burrafato i CHILES. LEE March 4, 1985, laoJ beloved husband of Betty A. Chiles (nee Wilson), dear father of Barbara Ponnath, Darlass Beaty, Ernest Chiles and Phyllis Cashen, dear brother of Doris Raymond and Earl Chiles, Pearl Allen, Cynthia Ladyman, and the late Doyle Chiles, and Letha Hicks, our dear brother-in-law, father-in-law, grandfather great- grandfather, uncle, great-un-le, nephew, cousin, and friend.

Services at HOFFMEISTER Chapel, 7814 S. Broadway, 1:30 p.m. Interment National Cemetery. VISITATION AFTER 4 P.M. COLLINS, ADELINE MAY (nee Schmitz), absent from the body, at home with the Lord, on March 2.

1985. beloved wife of Marvin H. Collins, dearest mother of Shirley Daniels, Lorraine Meyer. Norma Wagner, and the late Lenore Collins, our dear mother -in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt great aunt, and friend. Funeral from DREHMANN HARRAL CHAPEL 7733 Natural Bridge, 1 1 am Wed.

March 6. Interment Memorial Park. Visitation after 2 pm Tues. y. CRAWFORD, AL- BERT suddenly March 4, 1985, dear husband of Marie-Crawford (nee Lawson), dear father of Michael, Patrick, Angela and Kelly Crawford, dear stepfather of John, Sorv dra and Knstme Klahs, dear grandfather.

Mr. Crawford at MILLER Chapel, High Ridge, Mo. after 3 Tues March 5. Chapel service 12 noon. Interment National Cemetery.

DAY See Reed DeLONG See Reed Index Abrams, Mary Izetta Backer, Joseph A. Barrow, Esther Louise Baumgartner, Jessie E. Bergen, Dorothy A. Blanton, Juanita Iris Blecha, Elizabeth A. Bockenholt, Margaret R.

Burke, Charles A. Jr. Burrafato, Esther Callahan, Virginia Carrabino Chiles, Lee R. Collins, Adeline May Crawford, Albert W. Day DeLong Ethridge, Hadley D.

Faller Former, Marvin GleicrtRuthC. Gulledge Hamner, Craig 0. Hawkins Hayes, Roy J. Hinck.JohnM. Rose Hunsinger Hutchison, Phillip J.

Inchiostro Ittig, George W. Kassebaum, EmmaG. Lafata Lamberti Lazorko, Alice Lee, Lillie Creole Manning, Margaret Marsala Masson May, Henry G. McCoy McGowan Mejjallid Menz, William F. Merz, Helen F.

Moiser, Columbus C. Nicewamer, Donald R. Nulsen, David H. O'Connell, Nellie F. Oesterle, Steven C.

O'Neal, Myrtle J. Rayfield, Maude M. Reed, Betty Jean Schaefer Schaeffer, Mercia B. Schoeller, Alice A. Stoessel Strong Vitale, Rose M.

Wagner, Lourene A. Weinman, Myrtle M. Wideman Williams, Beulah J. ABRAMS, MARY IZETTA (nee Curran), of Washington on March 3. 1985.

beloved wife of Richard Abrams, dear mother of Phyllis Mann, Izetta Skepeneit, Eloise Young, Wilma Adams, and Joyce Mills, dear sister of Charles and Norman Curran. and Nelson Shaner, our dear mother-in-law, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt, and cousin. Services March 6, 2 p.m. NIEBURG-vTTT Funeral Home, Washington. Mo.

Interment Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials to The Immanuel Lutheran Church, or The Cancer Fund. BACKER, JOSEPH fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, on March 4, 1985, beloved husband of Mable Backer (nee Moore), dear father of Donald J. Backer and Carol Swink, dear grandfather of Michele Abrams, Mark, Eric and Paul Backer, dear father-in-law of Irene Backer, and Thomas Swink, dear great-grandfather of Jason Abrams, our dear brother-in-law, uncle, and cousin. Funeral from SOUTHERN Funeral Home, 6322 S.

Grand on March 6, at 9:30 a.m. to St. Cecilia Church, for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment S.S.

Peter and Paul. A member of Holy Name Society, St. Cecilia, and Sterotype Union Local No. 8. Masses preferred.

Visitation after 3 p.m. Tues. BARROW, ESTHER LOUISE (nee Benthien), March 2, 1985, at Pittsburgh, PA. beloved wife of Carlton (Jake) Barrow, dear mother ol Charles A. Barrow of Little Rock, ARK and James C.

Barrow of Beaumont, TX, our dear mother-in-law, grandmother of 4. dear sister of Cathryn Benthien Bauer. Graveside services 10 am at Sunset Memorial Park. JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN SONS SERVICE.

BAUMGARTNER. JESSIE E. (nee Mitne), fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church. March 4. 1985, beloved wife of the late Arthur Baumgartner, dear mother of Jessie E.

Hindrichs, and Leo C. LeHouillier. dear sister of Emma Colombo, Marcella Bromschwig, Eugene, Paul, and Joseph Milne, our dear grandmother great-grandmother, mother-in-law. sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt cousin, and friend. Funeral 9:30 a m.

from HOFFMEISTER Chapel, 7814 S. Broadway to The Church of St Andrew for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery. VISITATION AFTER 2 P.M.

Obituaries William Straube Funeral Mass; Former Mayor Of Edwardsville A funeral Mass for William G. Straube, former mayor of Edwardsville, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St Cecilia Catholic Church, Glen Carbon. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Edwardsville. Mr.

Straube, 60, died of pneumonia Sunday at Jewish Hospital. Mr. Straube was mayor of Edwardsville from 1969 to 1973. He also was a member of the Madison County Board of Supervisors. 'His father, William C.

Straube, was mayor of Edwardsville from 1933 to 1949. Mr. Straube graduated from St. Louis University in 1951. A certified public accountant, he operated his own accounting firm for 30 years.

He was a licensed embalmer and worked for his father, who was a funeral director. Surviving are his wife, Ruth; a son, William of Edwardsville; three daughters, Vicky Audo of Glenarm, 111., Irene Bartz of St Louis and Peggy Straube of Denver; two brothers, Robert of Seattle and Jerry of Edwardsville; two sisters, Betty Parker of Edwardsville and Rita Maggos of Alton; and four grandchildren. Dr. Charles H. Baumann; Retired Surgeon served for more than two years in the Army Medical Corps in the South Pacific during World War II, rising to the rank of captain.

He graduated from SL Louis University School of Medicine. Surviving are a son, the Rev. Charles R. Baumann SJ of Spokane, two daughters, Marilyn Doeryter of Kansas City, and Betty Becherer of Belleville; 10 grandchildren; and a A funeral Mass for Dr. Charles H.

Baumann, a physician and surgeon, will be at II a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacarment Catholic Church, 8707 West Main Street, Belleville. Burial wilt be in Green Mount Catholic Cememtery. Dr. Baumann, 84, died Monday of infirmities at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine nursing home, Belleville.

Dr. Baumann retired in 1976. He maintained offices in Belleville for 52 years and was on the staff of SL Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville. He George Ittig; Retired Insurance Executive A funeral Mass for George W. Ittig, a retired insurance executive, will be at 10 a.m.

Wednesday at SL Roch's Catholic Church, 6052 Waterman Boulevard. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Ittig, 80, died Monday, apparently of a heart attack, in his. home in University City.

Mr. Ittig retired from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. in the early 1970s. He had been in the insurance business for more than 50 years and had specialized in pension planning. Surviving are his wife, Marguerite; two daughters, Georgi Ann Fox and Gabrielle Queen, both of SL Louis; a sister, Esther Condellone, of Collinsville; and two grandchildren.

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