Obituaries

Eugene Sauer
B: 1931-02-09
D: 2017-08-18
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Sauer, Eugene
Mary Godefroy
B: 1926-05-05
D: 2017-08-15
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Godefroy, Mary
Gloria Murphy
B: 1926-05-27
D: 2017-08-14
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Murphy, Gloria
John Weiss
B: 1927-01-23
D: 2017-08-13
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Weiss, John
John Robert Hughes
B: 1937-05-07
D: 2017-08-13
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Hughes, John Robert
Pamela Pedersen
B: 1947-11-20
D: 2017-08-13
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Pedersen, Pamela
Rodney Carey
B: 1946-10-31
D: 2017-08-11
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Carey, Rodney
LaVerne Glynn
B: 1927-04-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Glynn, LaVerne
Jeremy Sykora
B: 1976-04-18
D: 2017-08-11
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Sykora, Jeremy
John Hrinsin
B: 1931-06-13
D: 2017-08-07
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Hrinsin, John
Robert Rooney
B: 1940-05-11
D: 2017-08-07
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Rooney, Robert
Lee Edelson
B: 1931-08-06
D: 2017-08-06
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Edelson, Lee
Margaret Clement
B: 1946-06-13
D: 2017-08-05
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Clement, Margaret
James Steenrod
B: 1935-09-30
D: 2017-08-05
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Steenrod, James
William Dingler
B: 1928-09-12
D: 2017-08-05
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Dingler, William
Llewellyn Heigham
B: 1933-09-09
D: 2017-08-02
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Heigham, Llewellyn
Robert Baine
B: 1931-12-26
D: 2017-07-31
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Baine, Robert
Marion Blanchfield
B: 1925-06-06
D: 2017-07-30
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Blanchfield, Marion
Beverly Pohle
B: 1931-08-30
D: 2017-07-30
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Pohle, Beverly
Wayne Grandcolas
B: 1931-12-10
D: 2017-07-30
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Grandcolas, Wayne
Robert Alexander
B: 1963-12-20
D: 2017-07-30
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Alexander, Robert

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Death Certificates

Perhaps the single most important document you’ll need in the coming weeks, the death certificate is important for:

Legal Reasons: The death certificate is a permanent legal record of the fact of death. State agencies always stipulate that a death certificate is to be filed. It provides important information about: the decedent, the cause of death, and final disposition.  

This information is used in the application for insurance benefits, settlement of pension claims, and transfer of title of real and personal property. The certificate is prima facie evidence of the fact of death and, therefore, can be introduced in court as evidence when a question about the death arises.

Personal Reasons: The death certificate in many cases provides family members with closure, peace-of-mind, and documentation of the cause of death. It also provides peace-of-mind by facilitating efficient processing of needed benefits as those described above.

Vital Statistics Reasons: The death certificate is the source for state and national mortality statistics. It is needed for a variety of medical and health-related research efforts. It is used to determine which medical conditions receive research and development funding, to set public health goals and policies, and to measure health status at local, state, national, and international levels. This data is valuable as a research tool and by influencing research funding.

Before the business and legal issues of the estate can be pursued, it will be necessary to obtain certified copies of the death certificate. You can order them from:

  1. Your Funeral Director
  2. The Office of Vital Statistics where the death occurs.  St. Louis County Office of Vital Statistics or St. Louis City Office of Vital Statistics.

It is always better to order a few more than what you think you will need. Most agencies will only accept certified death certificates, not photocopies.

If you have questions about obtaining copies of a Death Certificate, please call us. We’re here to assist you.