Herbert Gene Horstmann, 88, of Wildwood, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Herbert was born in Brentwood, Missouri on December 12, 1931, the son of the late Alvin & Ella (Dahl) Horstmann.
He was united in marriage to Hilda Edna Hahne on April 23, 1955, at St. James Evangelical Church, Stony Hill, Missouri.
Herbert proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a carpenter for Tarlton Corp. in St. Louis for over 40 years. In his free time he enjoyed farming in his early years and he loved collecting junk.
Herbert is survived by a son, Jim Horstmann & wife Susan, of Wildwood, Missouri; a daughter, Sue Rosa & husband Jerry, of Newburg, Missouri; a daughter, Sheryl Schaeg & husband Keith, of Wildwood, Missouri; a son, Don Horstmann, of New Melle, Missouri; a son, Greg Horstmann & wife Karen, of Wildwood, Missouri; a daughter, Stacy Heckmann & husband John, of Wildwood, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Darlene Schneider, of Swiss, Missouri, by 13 grandchildren, Lisa, Rochelle, Jr., Adam, Kelly, Sara, Kyle, Colin, Nick, Allison, Grant, Trevor and Megan and 8 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two brothers, Ervin & Ralph Horstmann, and two sisters, Irene Schinzing and Alice Walkenhorst.
An outdoor Visitation will be held Saturday, September 26th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. James Evangelical Church, Stony Hill, Missouri, where outdoor funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m., with Rev. Tom Lloyd officiating.
Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Stony Hill, Missouri, with full military honors.
Memorials may be given to St. James Evangelical Church or St. James Cemetery. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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Elenora Lena Pelster, 98, of New Haven, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at New Haven Care Center.
Elenora was born in Gerald, Missouri on January 1, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles & Clara (Brandt) Nicks.
She was the widow of Lester Pelster. They were united in marriage on June 14, 1941, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven. Lester preceded her in death on April 20, 1996.
Elenora was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven. She was a homemaker and also did baby sitting in her home for her grandchildren and neighbors.
Elenora is survived by a daughter, Ramona Ruediger & husband Rudy, of New Haven, Missouri; a son,Vernon Pelster & wife Michelle, of New Haven, Missouri; by nine grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter, Elona Schowe, her sisters, Helen Nolting, Henrietta Holter, Lilly Zimmer, and Alberta Nicks and brothers, Herbert, George, Alfred and William Nicks.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 10th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, with Rev. William Zastrow officiating.
Burial will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be given to New Haven Care Center or Trinity Lutheran Church. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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Jeffrey Michael Moeckli, 44, of New Haven, MO, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. Jeff fought glioblastoma, a terminal brain cancer since September 11, 2019.
Jeff was born in Hermann, Missouri on December 28, 1975, the son of Clyde Moeckli and Susan (Lillicrap)Tefft.
He was united in marriage to Melissa Dixon on March 28, 2003 in Union, Missouri.
Jeff loved spending time with his family. He loved his family and friends so much their needs always came before his own. If anyone needed help he would stop what he was doing and help with whatever they needed done. Jeff worked as a locomotive engineer for Union Pacific Railroad. His time off work was spent with family and friends, enjoying a good cigar and a cold beer. His favorite holiday was 4th of July when he would put on a fireworks show for family and friends. Jeff also loved the St. Louis Blues hockey and Cardinal baseball.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Melissa Moeckli, of the home; two sons, Carter Moeckli and Chase Moeckli & special friend Brittany Reed, all of New Haven; a daughter, Kierstin Holland & husband Christian, of Layton, Utah; his parents, Clyde & wife Brenda (Beste) Moeckli, of New Haven and Sue (Lillicrap)Tefft & husband Bill, of House Springs, Missouri; two brothers, Tim Moeckli & wife Kim, of Hillsboro, Missouri; and Tony Moeckli, of House Springs, Missouri; by his mother-in-law & father-in-law, Kathleen & Marvin Howard, of Swiss, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Jackie Giles & husband Jason of Mehlville, Missouri; and Carol Furlow & husband Todd, of Dardeene Prairie, Missouri; brother-in-law, Kenny Bonstell of Hermann, Missouri; by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, his Union Pacific Railroad Brotherhood family and many many friends, as Jeff never met a stranger.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Lloyd & Rose Moeckli, Harold & Teresa Beste, and Art and June Lillicrap, his father-in-law, Ken Dixon and friend, Michael Begemann.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 4th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, where a memorial service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be given to New Haven Hospice. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.
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