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J ::;B4 www.STLtoday.com ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH METRO MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2002 ST. LOUIS DEATHS he caught the largest small-mouth bass in Missouri in 1969, which earned him a citation from the magazine Field and Stream. Marion T. Christian Former librarian, teacher Marion T. Christian, a librarian and teacher in the St. Louis Public Schools for more than 20 years, died at her home of respiratory failure on Tuesday (Dec. 3, 2002). She was 62 and lived in St. Middle School and Webster Middle School. She enjoyed reading, watching movies and traveling to Las Vegas to play the slot machines. Mrs. Christian also was an avid bowler and was a member of the Star Shooters bowling team at Normandy Bowling Lanes. Mrs. Christian was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in St. Louis. Visitation for Mrs. Christian will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Wade Memorial Chapel, 4828. Louis. Mrs. Christian earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1982 from what is now Harris-Stowe State College. She was among the last group of graduates to receive a lifetime teaching certificate for kindergarten through eighth grade. Mrs. Christian also held certification in library science and instructional media technology. Mrs. Christian worked as a librarian and teacher at the old O'Fallon High School, Dewey Natural Bridge Avenue. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wade .Twin Chapel, 4800 Natural Bridge Avenue, with burial at Lake Charles Cemetery at 7775 St. Charles Rock Road. Among the the survivors are her husband of 39 years, Edward Christian Sr. of St. Louis; two sons, Edward Christian Jr. and Dana Gordon Christian of St.' Louis; two daughters, Cheryl Marie Christian of St. Louis and Margena Ann Christian of Chicago; and two grandddaughters. Berwald Honored by Congress Dr. Berwald was a member FUNERAL NOTICES , Dr. Israel Berwald ' Longtime physician here ; ' " Dr. Israel Irving Berwald, a longtime physician at Christian Hospital and the old Faith Hospi- ' tal, died at DePaul Health Center ' ; , on Saturday (Dec. 7, 2002) of con-gestive heart failure. He was 91 ' ' and lived in University City. n Dr. Berwald was born in Po- , land and was educated in Italy, France and Switzerland, earning his medical degree from the Royal University of Genoa in 1936. He immigrated to the United States with his wife in 1938 and i trained at both Christian Hospital and the old Lutheran Hospital in St Louis. ' He specialized in general sur-- gery and industrial medicine and t served on the staffs of Christian and Faith hospitals for more than '50 years. He opened his own practice in St. Louis in 1940 and ,w" retired from medicine at age 84. After World War II, Dr. Ber-',. wald received the Selective Serv-:;i; ' ice Medal, which was a citation from Congress thanking him for '.the work he did performing phys-n',!':'4cal examinations on troops who came through Jefferson Bar-racks. The award was signed by v, President Harry Truman. ' Dr. Berwald was an avid fisherman, visiting fishing spots all . over the world. His son, Dr. Da-' . vid Berwald of Creve Coeur, said of the St. Louis Medical Society, the Missouri Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He and his wife of 69 years, Fay Berwald, also were active members of B'nai Amoona Congregation in Chesterfield. The funeral is at 11:30 a.m. today at B'nai Amoona Congregation, 324 South Mason Road, Chesterfield, with a graveside service following at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on White Road in Chesterfield. In addition to his wife and son, the survivors include two daughters, Sonya Scharf of Seattle and Dr. Rose-anne Berwald of Boston; seven grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. Memorials contributions may be sent to the St. Louis chapter of Hadassah, 10425 Old Olive Street Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63141; or to the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 10429 Old Olive Street Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63141. Diffley, Bernard P. 'Bud' Kraft, Harold Ebert Kuba Engelman, Mary A. Lake, Phyllis A. Eriksmoen Lear, Thomas Lowell Flanagan Linnemeyer, William R. Foens, Carl L. Lorenzen, Robert W. 'Bob' Garger, Rosaline H. Mazzier, James J. Halsey McCracken, Norman 0. Hardin, Joseph E. Mcllvoy Hartmann, Lillian Menscher, Sanford Haumschilt, Marjorie Menzel Heck, Lillian VanStratten Meyers, Harry Hoffman, Frances Marine Murray, Harry Lawrason Jr. Holtman, Victoria Nieman, Dannie A. Jones, David E. Olszewski, Adrian C. . Kennedy Pahl, Louis C, Jr. Kiwala, Anna Mae Pearce, Linda Janeen Klamert, Norman N. 'Nick' Pinsker, Doris M. Koehler, Auralia Claridge Reniker, Jeanne Katherine Koerner, Marion J. 'Genie' INDEX Andrews, Syble Arquette, Matthew A., M.D. Beishir, Florence Marie Belcher Belohradsky, Arthur 0. Benton, William H. Berwald, Dr. Israel Irvin Bower Branson, Margaret M. Brennan, Thomas Burnes, Adele D. Campbell Carroll, Helen Rosalie Chanitz, Julius J. 'Duke' Charlton, Eleanor A. Christian, Rose S. Dengler, Mary Ann Devine, David A. S 'r Twice is nice. Recycle your paper and make some cash for schools! Cash for Christmas! Here's how it works: Drop off your used and unwanted paper at various recycling bins located on school and church parking lots throughout the bi-state area. Abitibi-Consolidated will then pay these schools and churches for the paper they collect through the program. It's that easy to help community organizations help themselves. n Turn Your Collectibles Into Instant Cash! We need ALL your: Magazines Shopping Catalogs Newspaper Office and School Papers Mail Please do NOT include: Plastic Glass Metals Trash Larry Conner ; Police officer for 34 years Larry James Conner, who spent 34 years as a police officer in St. Louis, died Wednesday (Dec. 4, 2002) at Marymount Nursing Home. He was 79 and lived in Mehlville. w! Born in 1923, Mr. Conner J,lworked as a police clerk prior to World War II. He served in the : Marine Corps during the war and ,"was stationed in the Pacific. After the war, he returned to St. Louis and became a police officer in 1946. He retired in 1980. - Mr. Conner was a member of St. Louis Police Veterans Associa tion and the St. Louis Retired Police Officers Association. A funeral service will be at noon today at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois Road. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Among the survivors are his wife of 56 years, Margaret Conner; a daughter, Kathryn A. White of O'Fallon, Mo.; a son, Michael P. Conner of Mehlville; a sister, Merle Schaefer of Affton; a brother, Elmer "Jack" Conner of Ozark, Mo.; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4411 North Newstead Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 63115. Paying Collectors' Value For Coins, Currency, Gold, Diamonds, Jewelry, Watches, Tokens, World's Fair Items, Engagement Rings, Stamps, Silverware, and much, much more! FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS! Turn your recyclable paper into cash. Just use the green and yellow bins located at participating schools and churches. For more information, call 314-381-3700. ysa v. i m J1UIAUIM ABITIBI CONSOLIDATED Recycling Division Scotsman Coin & Jewelry & 11262 Olive Boulevard (Just 1 mile east of 270) u Saint Louis, MO 63141 i 314-692-2646 ! KiZKlOZS mm Ik ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH I a I If do nmmmM , ' n An With Group Health Plan's options for Medicare recipients, you can choose the MedicareChoice plan that best fits your lifestyle. 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