Otten



First Generation



1. Male Otten was born about 1808 in Deutschland (Germany).

Male married someone.

His children were:

   2 M    i. William (Wilhelm) Otten was born on 24 October 1829 in Deutschland (Germany), died on 3 July 1897 at age 67, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Found on 1880 Census with brother John Otten.

+ 3 M    ii. John Otten was born on 12 September 1842 in Deutschland (Germany), died on 24 March 1899 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri at age 56, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Second Generation


3. John Otten (Male1) was born on 12 September 1842 in Deutschland (Germany), died on 24 March 1899 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri at age 56, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

John married Walburga M. (Wilhelminia) Lindemann, daughter of John Lindemann, about 1866. Walburga was born on 12 February 1842 in Deutschland (Germany), died on 14 September 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 87, and was buried on 17 September 1929 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of her death was from arteriosclerosis.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 4 F    i. Rosa (Rose) Otten was born in 1867, died in 1949 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 5 F    ii. Mary Suzanne Otten was born on 26 February 1868 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 16 April 1927 at age 59, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 6 F    iii. Maria Catharina (Catherine) Otten was born on 8 November 1870, died on 8 November 1910 at age 40, and was buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 7 M    iv. John Christopher Charles Otten was born on 24 September 1872 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 7 January 1958 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri at age 85, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   8 M    v. George Otten was born on 29 September 1877 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 16 June 1955 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri at age 77, and was buried on 20 June 1955 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of his death was from carcinoma of lung.

General Notes: Otten Mine
Description: lead mine in the southwest bend of the Bourbeuse River. It was a new mine in 1888. It was named for George Otten on whose land it was located.

George married Katherine Rose Hobelmann, daughter of George Frederick (Fritz) Hobelmann and Maria (Mary) Anna Bauer, on 4 May 1902 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Katherine was born on 2 July 1883 in Port Hudson, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 14 November 1972 in Sunset Nursing Home in Union, Franklin County, Missouri at age 89, and was buried on 17 November 1972 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Marriage Notes: Married in St. Mary's Church at Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri by Rev. Father Charles Schaefer, Pastor of St. Anthony's Church, Sullivan, Missouri.

   9 F    vi. Veronica Otten was born about 1880, died in 1929 about age 49, and was buried in St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

Veronica married William Gildehaus, son of Richard Gildehaus and Anna Marian Kleekamp. William was born about 1872, died in 1918 about age 46, and was buried in St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 10 F    vii. Franziska (Frances) Otten was born on 8 October 1883, died on 20 April 1908 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 24, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 11 M    viii. William M. Otten was born on 16 June 1885 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 3 December 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 57, and was buried on 9 December 1942 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Third Generation


4. Rosa (Rose) Otten (John2, Male1) was born in 1867, died in 1949 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Rosa married Edward Breitenbach, son of Fred Breitenbach and Anna Luening, in 1887 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Edward was born in 1858, died on 11 December 1907 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 49, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   12 F    i. Anna M. Breitenbach was born on 22 February 1894, died on 29 December 1935 at age 41, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Anna married Eugene J. Tyler. Eugene was born on 16 October 1892, died on 15 March 1959 at age 66, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   13 F    ii. Veronica Breitenbach was born about 1899.

5. Mary Suzanne Otten (John2, Male1) was born on 26 February 1868 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 16 April 1927 at age 59, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Mary married Mathias (Matthew) William Vondera on 22 September 1890 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Mathias was born on 12 April 1868 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 3 January 1937 at age 68, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   14 F    i. Ida Vondera was born about 1891.

+ 15 M    ii. Henry L. Vondera was born on 18 October 1895, died on 25 October 1977 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   16 M    iii. Edward Vondera was born on 18 January 1898, died in April 1981 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 83, and was buried in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in St. Louis County, Missouri.

   17 F    iv. Agnes Vondera was born about 1903.

   18 F    v. Minnie Vondera was born about 1906 and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   19 M    vi. John C. Vondera was born on 11 November 1908, died in November 1982 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 74, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

6. Maria Catharina (Catherine) Otten (John2, Male1) was born on 8 November 1870, died on 8 November 1910 at age 40, and was buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: On 1880 Census.

Maria married John Sieve about 1898. John was born on 17 March 1868, died on 27 November 1951 at age 83, and was buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   20 F    i. Elenore Christine Sieve was born on 6 February 1899, died on 18 November 1918 at age 19, and was buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

   21 F    ii. Elfrieda R. Sieve was born on 17 May 1903 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 21 August 1995 in Cedar Crest Manor in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 92, and was buried on 24 August 1995 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Elfriede R. Sieve, 92, Villa Ridge, died August 21, 1995, at Cedarcrest Manor in Washington.

Miss Sieve, daughter of the late John Sieve and his wife Catherine, nee Otten, was born May 17,1903, at Villa Ridge. She received her education at the St. John's School at Gildehaus. She resided in the Gildehaus community her entire life.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, the Ladies Sodality, Charter member of St. John's Branch W.C.U. 268, St. John's Sewing Circle, past member of the Extension Club of Villa Ridge, and past treasurer of the National Catholic Women's Union Mission Group of Franklin County.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Sieve, November 27, 1951; her mother, Catherine Otten Sieve, November 8, 1910; her stepmother, Mary Theresa Kleinheider Sieve, May 27, 1919; one sister, Elenora Christina Sieve, November 18, 1918; one brother, Conrad J. Sieve, August 1, 1977.

She leaves to survive one brother, Anthony Sieve, Villa Ridge; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral mass was celebrated on August 24, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at Gildehaus with interment in the church cemetery.

The family was served by Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home, Washington.

The Missourian

7. John Christopher Charles Otten (John2, Male1) was born on 24 September 1872 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 7 January 1958 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri at age 85, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

John married Josephine Elisabeth Hobelmann, daughter of George Frederick (Fritz) Hobelmann and Maria (Mary) Anna Bauer, on 1 May 1901 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri. Josephine was born on 8 March 1877 in Union, Franklin County, Missouri Central Hotel, died on 3 September 1962 in St. Francis Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 85, and was buried on 5 September 1962 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Josephine E. Otten passed away on Sept 3, 1962 at St. Francis Hospital, Washington, Missouri. She was born to the union of Fritz and Mary Bauer Hobelmann.
She was married to John Otten, who preceded her in death. Children are Mrs. Henry Maupin, Ed Otten, Bill Otten, Henry Otten, all of St. Clair; Mrs. George Hagedorn of Villa Ridge and Mrs. Ed Feltmann of Creve Coeur, MO. Two daughters preceded her in death.
Services were held Wednesday morning, September 5 at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's church, Moselle, MO with interment in the church cemetery.


Children from this marriage were:

   22 M    i. Fredrick John (Fred) Otten was born on 10 February 1902 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 12 November 1953 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 51, and was buried in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Lonedell, Franklin County, Missouri.

Fredrick married Juanita B. Short, daughter of Aaron P. Short Sr. and Tibbe Bell Johnson. Juanita was born on 8 February 1903 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 3 April 1987 in Cedar Crest Manor in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 84, and was buried in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Lonedell, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Juanita B. Otten Bozza, nee Short, of Washington, Missouri, passed away on Friday, April 3, 1987 at the Cedarcrest Manor and Nursing Home, Washington, Mo., having reached the age of 84 years, one month and 25 days. She was born at St. Clair, Mo. on February 8, 1903, daughter of the late Aaron P. Short and Tibbie Belle Johnson Short.

She was united in marriage to Fred Otten, and he preceded her in death. She was later married to James Bozza, and he also preceded her in death.

Surviving are four sisters, Delma Young and husband, Clarence, of Washington, Evelyn Schallenberg and husband, Walter, of Sullivan, Trecea Pierce of St. Clair, and Cecile Redhage of Scottsdale, Arizona; many nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Mrs. Bozza was also preceded in death by two brothers, Aaron Short, Jr. and John Robert Short; and two sisters, Mildred Otten and Irma Dixon Young.

She became a Christian at an early age and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Washington, Mo.

She was dearly loved by family and friends, and will be sadly missed by all who loved her. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 1987 at the First Baptist Church in Washington, Mo. with the Reverend Monty Shinkle officiating. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery.

+ 23 F    ii. Gertrude Walburga Otten was born on 24 June 1904 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 19 October 1995 in Sullivan, Franklin County, Missouri at age 91, and was buried on 20 October 1995 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 24 M    iii. Edward George Otten was born on 27 September 1906 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 6 March 1992 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri at age 85, and was buried on 9 March 1992 in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 25 M    iv. Henry John Otten was born on 29 October 1908 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 29 May 1975 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 66, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   26 F    v. Mary Antonette Otten was born on 20 December 1910 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 4 August 1912 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 1, and was buried on 5 August 1912 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 27 M    vi. William Matthew Otten was born on 10 January 1913 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 30 January 1999 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 86, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 28 F    vii. Martha Eleanor Otten was born on 5 March 1915 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 29 June 1999 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 84, and was buried on 2 July 1999 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 29 F    viii. Julia Frances Otten was born on 28 August 1917 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 23 October 2016 at age 99, and was buried on 27 October 2016 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

   30 F    ix. Ella Sueann Otten was born on 1 July 1920 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 9 February 1934 in St. Francis Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 13, and was buried on 12 February 1934 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of her death was from acute rheumatic fever.

General Notes: Ella Otten, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Otten of Moselle, MO, was born in that little town on July 1, 1920 and passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Washington, MO Friday February 9 at 5:00 a.m., having reached the age of 13 years, 7 months and 8 days. She was a student in St. Mary's Catholic school at Moselle and was to have graduated from the eighth grade this spring. About two weeks before her death, she became ill and was taken to the hospital where she underwent an operation. However, it did not prove of benefit to her and although everything in medical aid was used, Our Heavenly Father called her to her Eternal Home. Since the Sunday previous to her death, the child was resigned to the Will of God and said she knew she was not going to get well and told members of the family she was not afraid to die. That her little soul may rest in peace, was the prayer offered in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at churches in this vicinity last Sunday. Funeral services were held by Father Meler of St. Mary's church in Moselle Monday morning at 9:00 o'clock, with interment in the church cemetery.
Besides her parents, she is survived by four brothers, Fred, Edward, Henry and William; three sisters, Martha and Julia Otten and Mrs. Gertrude Maupin; many other relatives and a host of friends.

10. Franziska (Frances) Otten (John2, Male1) was born on 8 October 1883, died on 20 April 1908 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 24, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Franziska married Henry F. Gildehaus, son of Henry Gildehaus and Elizabeth (Lissetta) Krull, in 1903. Henry was born on 16 September 1876 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 1 August 1953 in Manchester Nursing Home in Manchester, St. Louis County, Missouri at age 76, and was buried on 3 August 1953 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of his death was from chronic myocarditis.

Noted events in his life were:

• Occupation: stationary engineer with Laclede Christy Clay Products.

The child from this marriage was:

   31 F    i. Aurelia K. Gildehaus was born about 1905 and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

11. William M. Otten (John2, Male1) was born on 16 June 1885 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 3 December 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 57, and was buried on 9 December 1942 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of his death was from lobar pneumonia.

General Notes: He sold his blacksmith shop in 1923 to R. Dryer.

Noted events in his life were:

• Occupation: blacksmith.

William married Julia Josephine Eckelkamp, daughter of August John Eckelkamp and Mary Vondera. Julia was born on 23 October 1890 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 30 March 1920 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 29, and was buried on 1 April 1920 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of her death was from a lingering illness because of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Children from this marriage were:

   32 M    i. Valley A. Otten was born on 9 October 1914, died on 9 June 1991 at age 76, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 33 M    ii. Elmer J. Otten was born on 20 July 1916 in Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 25 November 1997 at age 81, and was buried on 28 November 1997 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

William next married Loretta Mae Hayes, daughter of Merrick Hayes and Minnie Ann Michaels. Loretta was born on 3 January 1902 and died in June 1972 in Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas at age 70.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 34 F    i. Loretta Otten was born about 1930.

   35 M    ii. Verlin G. H. Otten was born on 23 February 1932, died on 19 December 1983 at age 51, and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County, Missouri.

   36 M    iii. James Otten was born about 1936.

Fourth Generation


15. Henry L. Vondera (Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 18 October 1895, died on 25 October 1977 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri at age 82, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Henry married Frances Anna Unnerstall, daughter of John Unnerstall and Katherine (Catherine) Pomm, on 12 November 1919 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Frances was born on 16 January 1897, died on 21 December 1987 at age 90, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 37 F    i. Vera Vondera was born on 26 October 1925 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 38 F    ii. Agnes Vondera was born on 6 January 1929 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 39 M    iii. Clarence Vondera was born on 10 October 1932 in Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 40 M    iv. Eugene C. Vondera was born on 25 May 1937, died on 8 October 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 35, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

23. Gertrude Walburga Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 24 June 1904 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 19 October 1995 in Sullivan, Franklin County, Missouri at age 91, and was buried on 20 October 1995 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Gertrude married Henry Floyd Maupin on 27 February 1926. Henry was born on 23 April 1903, died in July 1980 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 77, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 41 F    i. Norma Mae Maupin was born in 1927 in Franklin County, Missouri, died in 1974 at age 47, and was buried in Prospect Cemetery in Lonedell, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 42 F    ii. Mary Ellen Maupin was born on 5 September 1929 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 2 February 2008 in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri at age 78, and was buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens near Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

   43 F    iii. Clarita (Clarette) Maupin was born in 1931 in Franklin County, Missouri, died in 1931 in Franklin County, Missouri, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 44 M    iv. Eldon Augustine Maupin was born on 7 June 1932 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 31 January 1965 at age 32, and was buried in Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Gasconade County, Missouri.

24. Edward George Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 27 September 1906 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 6 March 1992 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri at age 85, and was buried on 9 March 1992 in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: George Edward Otten, known to most as "Ed," of St Clair was born on Sept 27, 1906 at Villa ridge, the son of the late John Charles Otten and Josephine Hobelmann Otten.

On Aug 19, 1928, he was united in marriage to Mildred Ray Short at St Mary's Church and one son came to bless this union. Ed died on March 6,at his home in St Clair, having reached the age of 85.

He is survived by one son Lloyd Otten of St Clair; by one grandson, Steve Otten of Catawissa; by one great-grandson, Josh Otten of St Charles; one brother, Bill Otten of St Clair; and by three sisters, Gertrude Maupin of St Clair, and Martha Feltmann and Julie Hagedorn, both of Villa Ridge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Otten; by two brothers, Henry and Fred Otten; and by two sisters, Ella and Atoinette Otten.

Ed was an active member of the St Clare Catholic Church in St Clair,as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus, St Clare Parish and a member of the St Clair Senior Citizens Center. He had been employed by the International Shoe company in St Clair for over 35 years, in addition to owning and operating the Otten Service Station on North Main Street in St Clair. He had many hobbies and interests, such as gardening, fishing, hunting, baseball, pitching, horseshoes and playing cards.

Funeral Mass was held March 9, at the St Clare Catholic Church, St Clair, with Father Al Mattler officiating. Interment was in St Clare Catholic Cemetery, St Clair. The Otten family was served by Russell colonial Funeral Home,, St Clair. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Franklin County Tribune, March 17, 1992

Edward married Mildred R. Short, daughter of Aaron P. Short Sr. and Tibbe Bell Johnson, on 19 August 1928 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri. Mildred was born on 26 July 1908, died on 19 March 1977 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 68, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 45 M    i. Lloyd Ray Otten was born on 4 June 1929 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died in September 2002 at age 73, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

25. Henry John Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 29 October 1908 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 29 May 1975 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 66, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Henry married Bertha E. Phillips on 7 January 1928. Bertha was born on 3 January 1911 in area near Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 8 January 1987 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 76, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 46 M    i. Kenneth Eugene Otten was born on 27 August 1930 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 28 May 1956 in Leslie, Franklin County, Missouri at age 25, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

27. William Matthew Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 10 January 1913 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 30 January 1999 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 86, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Bill was of the Catholic faith and lifelong member of St. Clare Catholic Church. He loved country music and was a member of the Country Music Club of Sullivan and also a member of the St. Clair Senior Citizens Center.

As a young man, he began his working career at St. Clair International Shoe Company in St. Clair, working there as a shoe cutter for 21 years. He was later employed as a carpenter for Swan Construction Company, retiring in 1975.

Bill was an outdoorsman at heart and was happiest when he was active outside. He liked to cut wood and go hunting and fishing, especially when the boys were with him. He was an outgoing, fun-loving man and always had a tale to tell. Dancing was another of his favorite pastimes and in recent years, he enjoyed riding his four-wheeler. He was an avid baseball fan and even after his sight failed him and he couldn't watch the games, he listened to them with enthusiasm.

William married Lucille Mary Holdmeier, daughter of Joseph Ferdinand Holdmeier and Anna Francesia (Frances Anna ) Kleekamp, on 28 July 1934 in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri. Lucille was born on 18 August 1912 in area near Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 30 December 1979 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 67, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   47 M    i. William Joseph Otten was born on 16 July 1936 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri and died on 7 August 2017 in Manor Care Center, Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri at age 81.

General Notes: William Joseph "Bill" Otten
July 16, 1936 - August 7, 2017

Retired Missouri Conservation Agent, Bill J. Otten, entered into rest at Manor Care Center in Kirksville, MO on Monday, August 7, 2017, having reached the age of 81.

He was the son of William and Lucille (Holdmeier) Otten of St. Clair, MO, born July 16, 1936 in St. Clair. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Dennis in infancy, Terry, and Larry Otten.

Bill is survived by two sisters, Marilyn Smith of Crestwood, MO, and Luann Ferguson of Owasso, OK; former wife and dear friend Joyce Otten of Kirksville, and her daughter Joan McKervy of Washington, D.C., sisters-in-law Sharon Otten, and Donna Hendrix, brothers-in-law, George Smith and Ray Ferguson, two nephews, six nieces, eight great nephews, eight great nieces, cousins, and many, many friends.

While residing in St. Clair, Missouri, Bill served ten years with the Missouri National Guard. He retired from the MO Department of Conservation in September of 1995, having served with the department for 40 years. He started his career as a clerk dispatcher with Merrimac Forestry District in Sullivan, MO in 1955, then transferred to Salem, MO and was promoted to chief clerk of the Central Repair Shop for the Operations Division. Bill then relocated to Perryville where he worked as a forestry assistant.

In 1967 Bill entered the Conservation Agent Training class, and was assigned to Sullivan County upon graduation. In 1968, he transferred to Adair County where he served as the conservation agent for 20 years. In 1988 he was promoted to assistant regional supervisor and in 1993 was elevated to the position of regional supervisor of the North Central Region of the state. In the position he supervised 19 division employees in 15 counties from the main office in Kirksville.

Bill had also served as the president of the Missouri Conservation Agents Association (MCAA) in 1986 and also as the legislative chairman. In 1996 he received the Pioneer Award from the MACC for his involvement in creating the association and its by-laws, and for his work involving the House State Retirement Committee. The North Central Region "Agent of the Year" was awarded to him in 1970, 1971, and 1976.

During his retirement years, Bill was actively involved in local politics serving as treasurer of the Democratic Central Committee for 13 years, caring for his land, helping and serving friends and neighbors. He also traveled extensively, both before and after retiring.

It was Bill's wish to be cremated and A Celebration of his life will be held at Travis-Noe Funeral Home, 1008 W. Potter Ave., in Kirksville, on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Family will receive friends for one hour before the service in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Kirksville Historical Society, of which Bill was a member, or to the Adair County Humane Society. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

+ 48 F    ii. Marilyn Josephine Otten was born on 6 September 1937.

   49 M    iii. Lawrence (Larry) Otten was born on 3 January 1945 and died on 22 July 2015 at age 70.

General Notes: Otten, Lawrence Larry L. 70, of Bridgeton, MO passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Lucille (nee Holdmeier) Otten; brothers, Dennis in infancy and Terry (survived by Donna Hendrix) and a nephew, Ezekiel Otten.

Larry is survived by his loving wife, Sharon (nee Inukai) Otten; siblings, Bill Otten, Marilyn (George) Smith, Luann (Ray) Ferguson; brother-inlaw, Gerry (Leslie) Inukai, and 10 nieces and nephews. He was a great-uncle, cousin, and friend to many.

Larry was a proud member of the US Marines and served in the Vietnam Conflict as one of the first soldiers sent at the age of just 17. He attained the rank of Sergeant and was a Medal of Valor recipient. He also received honors for sharp shooting and good conduct. Larry received a bachelor's degree from Central MO State and worked for Jefferson-Smurfit where he retired. He and his wife loved to travel the US and aboard. He also loved golf, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. Larry was forever optimistic with a will of iron. SEMPER FI! Services: Friends may visit on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 12-2 p.m. at Alexander-White-Mullen Funeral Home, 11101 St. Charles Rock Rd., St. Ann, MO 63074. Service is at 2 p.m. with pastor Wyatt Otten officiating.

Lawrence married Sharon S. Inukai, daughter of Joe Inukai and Mistuko (Mitzi) Hattori, in October 1983. Sharon was born on 19 September 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 50 F    iv. Luann Julia Otten was born on 21 January 1947.

+ 51 M    v. Terrence Raymond Otten was born on 5 September 1949, died on 22 September 1987 at age 38, and was buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens near Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

   52 M    vi. Dennis D. Otten was born on 5 July 1953, died on 8 July 1953 in St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond Heights, St. Louis County, Missouri, and was buried on 9 July 1953 in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

28. Martha Eleanor Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 5 March 1915 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 29 June 1999 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 84, and was buried on 2 July 1999 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

Martha married Edwin G. Feltmann, son of Anton M. Feltmann and Anna Elizabeth Hanneken, on 11 September 1935 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Edwin was born on 21 August 1913, died on 2 January 1985 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 71, and was buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Gildehaus, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 53 M    i. Harold Frederick Feltmann was born on 28 October 1938.

   54 M    ii. Glennon E. Feltmann was born on 6 May 1941 in St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri, died on 6 May 1941 in St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of his death was from being premature.

   55 M    iii. Gerard Leo Feltmann was born on 27 June 1942.

+ 56 F    iv. Gladys Lucille Feltmann was born on 13 March 1944 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri.

29. Julia Frances Otten (John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 28 August 1917 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 23 October 2016 at age 99, and was buried on 27 October 2016 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Julia Hagedorn of Villa Ridge, MO
Passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, October 27 at 10:00am
At St. Marys Church in Villa Ridge, MO.
Burial will be in Church Cemetery.
There will be no visitation for 99 Julia Hagedorn.
She is survived by one son: Johnny Hagedorn of Villa Ridge, MO:
Two daughters: Betty Brown Scott and husband, John of Villa Ridge, MO;
Judy Huesgen and husband,Jim of Villa Ridge, MO
One son-in-law Kenny Lause of Union, MO;
8 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren.
One sister-in-law Celie Hagedorn of Gray Summit, MO
Memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Cemetery Fund or Masses.

Julia married George H. Hagedorn on 15 May 1946 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri. George was born on 26 November 1916 in Moselle, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 25 May 1974 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 57, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 57 F    i. Betty Sue Hagedorn was born on 23 August 1948.

+ 58 F    ii. Shirley Rose Hagedorn was born on 18 September 1951 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 5 March 2005 in Union, Franklin County, Missouri at age 53, and was buried on 8 March 2005 in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 59 F    iii. Judith Ann Hagedorn was born on 15 October 1956.

   60 M    iv. John Charles Hagedorn was born on 4 November 1960.

33. Elmer J. Otten (William M.3, John2, Male1) was born on 20 July 1916 in Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 25 November 1997 at age 81, and was buried on 28 November 1997 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Elmer J. Otten, 81, Villa Ridge, died Tuesday, November 25, 1997. Mr. Otten was born July 20, 1916, at Robertsville, the son of William Otten and wife Julia Eckelkamp Otten. He received his schooling at St. Mary's Church School and grew up in the Villa Ridge area. During WW II he served in the Army from 1941 to 1945, serving in the Western Pacific.

He was united in marriage to Doris Eagan November 6, 1941, at St. Mary's Church, Villa Ridge. They made their home at Villa Ridge. Mr. Otten was employed by the Ford Motor Company as an assembler until he retired in 1974. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and V.F.W.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Valley Otten; and one half-brother, Verlin Otten. Mr. Otten is survived by his wife, Doris Otten, Villa Ridge; two sons, Donald Otten and wife Linda, Granite City, Illinois, and Daniel Otten and wife Cindy, Villa Ridge; two daughters, Shirley Frankenberg and husband Tom, Washington, and Barbara Peirick and husband Tony, Union; one half-brother, James Otten, Altus, Oklahoma; one half-sister, Loretta Schrader, Barnhart; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

After visitation was held Thursday, November 27, at Oltmann Funeral Home, Union, a Funeral Mass was held Friday, November 28, from St. Mary's Church, Villa Ridge, by Father Mike Oslance. Interment followed in the St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery, Villa Ridge.

Noted events in his life were:

• Retirement: 1974.

• Occupation: Assembler at Ford Motor Company.

Elmer married Doris M. Eagan on 6 November 1941 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Doris was born on 2 April 1922.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 61 M    i. Donald Otten .

+ 62 M    ii. Daniel Otten .

   63 F    iii. Shirley Otten .

Shirley married Tom Frankenberg.

+ 64 F    iv. Barbara Jean Otten was born on 22 January 1951 in Franklin County, Missouri.

34. Loretta Otten (William M.3, John2, Male1) was born about 1930.

Loretta married Walter Charles Schrader, son of Walter Ambrose Schrader and Mary Josephine Hufker. Walter was born on 23 November 1927 and died on 15 March 1996 in Barnhart, Jefferson County, Missouri at age 68.

Children from this marriage were:

   65 F    i. Carlyn Schrader .

   66 M    ii. Bill Schrader .

   67 F    iii. Marie Kay Schrader .

   68 M    iv. Ron Schrader .

   69 F    v. Sue Schrader .

   70 F    vi. Sandy Schrader .

   71 F    vii. Rose Schrader .

   72 M    viii. Robert Schrader .

   73 F    ix. Stephanie Schrader .

   74 M    x. Walter Schrader died in 1961.

Fifth Generation


37. Vera Vondera (Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 26 October 1925 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Vera married Ralph Henry Schroeder on 6 September 1947 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Ralph was born on 27 May 1925 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 11 April 2009 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 83, and was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County, Missouri.

General Notes: Source: Washington Missourian, Washington, Franklin Co, Missouri, 21 Apr 2009

Ralph Henry Schroeder, 83, Union, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2009, in Washington.

Mr. Schroeder was born May 27, 1925, in Washington, the son of Henry Schroeder and wife Gertrude, nee Eckelkamp.
He was united in marriage Sept. 6, 1947, to Vera Vondera at St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church, Moselle.
Mr. Schroeder received his education at Holy Trinity School and Central High School, both in St. Louis.
He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy in the Philippine Liberation Campaign, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, New Guinea and Iwo Jima.
Mr. Schroeder was injured at Iwo Jima and received a Purple Heart.
He was employed as an optical lab technician.

Mr. Schroeder was a member of St. Mary's Church, Villa Ridge, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart and a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2661.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David Schroeder; one grandson, Steven Schroeder; and one brother, Al Schroeder.

Mr. Schroeder is survived by his wife, Vera Schroeder, Union; two sons, Larry Schroeder and wife Sandra, Villa Ridge, and Robert Schroeder, St. Charles; five daughters: Linda Schaefer and husband Michael, St. Charles, Diane Treacy and husband Jim, Cumming, Ga., Debra Rudroff, Florissant, Carol Moffat and husband Carl, Fenton, and Janet Kellough and husband Paul, Washington; 21 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Schroeder and wife Ruth, St. Louis, and Kenneth Schroeder and wife Carol Gay, Leasburg; two sisters, Shirley Doza and husband Joe, Leasburg, and Marge Raferty, Florissant; one sister-in-law, Mary Schroeder; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 15, at St. Mary's Church, Villa Ridge.
Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.
Memorials to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund or the Washington VFW Post 2661 are preferred.
The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 75 M    i. Larry Schroeder was born on 30 October 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 76 F    ii. Linda Schroeder was born on 4 February 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 77 M    iii. Robert Schroeder was born on 13 March 1951 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri.

+ 78 F    iv. Diane Schroeder was born on 24 January 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 79 F    v. Debra Schroeder was born on 21 April 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri.

   80 M    vi. David Schroeder was born on 25 June 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri and died on 20 September 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 51.

+ 81 F    vii. Carol Schroeder was born on 17 April 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri.

+ 82 F    viii. Janet Schroeder was born on 16 July 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri.

38. Agnes Vondera (Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 6 January 1929 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Agnes married Lawrence Lindemann on 8 January 1949 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Lawrence was born on 24 August 1926 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 83 F    i. Ruth Lindemann was born on 31 March 1950 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 84 M    ii. Kenneth Lindemann was born on 20 September 1952 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 85 M    iii. Richard Lindemann was born on 10 February 1954 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 86 F    iv. Judith Lindemann was born on 14 July 1955 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 87 M    v. John Lindemann was born on 28 December 1956 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 88 F    vi. Mary Lindemann was born on 30 July 1959 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 89 M    vii. William Lindemann was born on 5 July 1960 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 90 M    viii. Michael Lindemann was born on 7 February 1968 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

39. Clarence Vondera (Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 10 October 1932 in Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri.

Clarence married Verna Hanneken on 14 June 1958 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Verna was born on 5 October 1936 in Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 91 M    i. Timothy Vondera was born on 30 December 1963 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   92 M    ii. Gregory Vondera was born on 13 September 1967 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   93 M    iii. Chris Vondera was born on 26 March 1972 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

40. Eugene C. Vondera (Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 25 May 1937, died on 8 October 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 35, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

Eugene married Loyola Ann Molitor on 11 September 1965 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Loyola was born on 21 February 1942 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, died on 24 September 2016 at age 74, and was buried on 30 September 2016 in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: February 21, 1942 - September 24, 2016
Loyola Vondera, nee Molitor passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016.

She is survived by three children, Vernon Vondera and wife, Jeri of Davenport, IA,
Anna Stuesse and husband, Brad of Union
And Robert Vondera and wife, Michelle of Union;
Ten grandchildren;
Two brothers, Rev. Donald Molitor of St. Louis
and John (Jack ) Molitor of St. Louis;
Two sisters, Peggy Lowry and husband, Mike of St. Louis
And Mary Mitchell and husband, George of Caseyville, IL.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday at 10 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church in Union.

Burial in the St. Mary of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Villa Ridge.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.
Memorials preferred to Immaculate Conception Church parish expansion fund.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 94 M    i. Vernon Vondera was born on 26 July 1966 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 95 F    ii. Anna Vondera was born on 3 July 1968 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

+ 96 M    iii. Robert Vondera was born on 11 January 1970 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

41. Norma Mae Maupin (Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born in 1927 in Franklin County, Missouri, died in 1974 at age 47, and was buried in Prospect Cemetery in Lonedell, Franklin County, Missouri.

Norma married Raymond Pope. Raymond was born on 28 June 1926 and died on 15 July 1998 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 72.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 97 F    i. Patricia Pope .

+ 98 M    ii. Jimmy Ray Pope was born on 30 August 1948 and died on 29 February 2004 at age 55.

+ 99 M    iii. Kenneth Pope .

   100 F    iv. Jane Ellen Pope was born on 28 September 1955 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri and died on 8 August 2017 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 61.

General Notes: Jane Ellen Bates, nee Pope, 61, Washington, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Washington.

Mrs. Bates, daughter of the late Raymond Pope and wife Norma, nee Maupin, was born Sept. 28, 1955, in Washington. She worked as a production worker at Impact in Sullivan for 25 years. She enjoyed spending time with her sisters and taking in some QVC in her spare time.

She is survived by three children, Mark Pope and wife Kristi, Washington, Kelly Hawkins, and Lisa Robinson and husband Brien, all of Jefferson City; one brother, Kenny Pope and wife Judy, Washington; four sisters, Patricia Isgriggs and husband Jason Sr., Union, Darlene Davis, Sarasota, Florida., Judy Boisselle, Vancouver, Wash., and Debbie Willhelm, Washington; 13 grandchildren; her boyfriend, Bob Schiller, Washington; five great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Mrs. Bates was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Norma Pope, and one brother, Jimmy Pope.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.Funeral services will follow, beginning at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ken McDonnell officiating. Arrangements are in care of Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.

Jane married Male Bates.

   101 F    v. Deborah Pope .

Deborah married Male Wilhelm.

   102 F    vi. Judy Pope .

Judy married Male Boisselle.

   103 F    vii. Darlene Pope .

Darlene married Male Davis.

42. Mary Ellen Maupin (Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 5 September 1929 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 2 February 2008 in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri at age 78, and was buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens near Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Mary Ellen Nevills-Heckelmann, nee Maupin, 78, St. Clair, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, in Creve Coeur.

Mrs. Nevills-Heckelmann, daughter of Henry Maupin and wife Gertrude, was born Sept. 5, 1929, in St. Clair. On Sept. 22, 1949, she was united in marriage to David Nevills in St. Clair.

Mrs. Nevills-Heckelmann was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Gertrude Maupin; her husband, David Nevills; two sons, Harold Nevills and Gary Nevills; one brother, Eldon Maupin; two sisters, Norma Pope and Clarita Maupin; one grandson, Glenn David Jr.; and one son-in-law, Wayne Moorman.

She is survived by three sons, Glenn Nevills and wife Nancy, Randy Nevills and wife Judy, all of Villa Ridge, and Mike Nevills and wife Jodi, Granite City, Ill.; three daughters, Linda Bost and husband Terry, Union, Kathy Stoneking and husband Tom, St. Clair, and Mary Lou Buschin and husband Robert, Advance, N.C.; two daughters-in-law, Christine Nevills, Washington, and Karen Nevills, Union; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one aunt; nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Midlawn Funeral Home, Union. Interment was in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union. Memorials to the American Cancer Society are preferred. The family was served by Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.

Mary married David Everett Nevills on 22 September 1949 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri. David was born on 15 June 1922 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 28 December 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri at age 84, and was buried in Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Crawford County, Missouri.

General Notes: Source: Cuba Free Press, Cuba, Crawford Co, Missouri, January 6, 2007

David Everett Nevills of Owensville, Missouri formerly of Cuba, was born June 15, 1922 at Lonedell, Missouri to the union of Nicholas Nevills and Velma (nee Smith) Nevills and left from this life on Thursday, December 28, 2006 at St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 84 years, 6 months and 13 days.

David was united in marriage to Ruth Weppner on April 5, 1975 at Sullivan, Missouri.

David was a "Jack of all trades"; he could work on anything with a motor and fix it. He could build anything, make anything and an excellent cook. He attended the 1st Assembly of God Church of Owensville for the past couple of years.

David is preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Velma Nevills; two sons, Harold Ray and Gary Dean Nevills; one grandson, Glen David Nevills, Jr.; two granddaughters, Ariel and Chelsey Nevills; two sisters, Dora Loyd and Pauline Thompsons.

Those are left to mourn his passing is his loving wife, Ruth Nevills of the home; nine sons, Donald Gene Nevills, Glen David and wife Nancy Nevills of Villa Ridge, Missouri, Randy and wife Judy Nevills of Villa Ridge, Missouri, Michael and wife Jodi Nevills of Granite City, Illinois, Dale and wife Natasha Nevills of Bixby, Oklahoma, Joshiua and wife Melissa Nevills of Bourbon, Missouri, Joseph and wife Shellie Nevills of Carthage, Missouri, Daniel and wife Michelle Nevills of Carthage, Missouri and Jacob and wife Stacy Nevills of Joplin, Missouri. Four daughters, Linda and husband Terry Bost of Union, Missouri, Kathy and husband Tom Stoneking of St. Clair, Missouri, Mary Lou and husband Robert Buchin of Advance, North Carolina and Jessica and husband Shane Rosario of Joplin, Missouri. One daughter-in-law, Chris Nevills (widow of Gary); 33 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; five brothers, Charles Nevills of Union, Missouri, Cecil Nevills of Missouri, Carl Nevills of Missouri, Arthur (Okel) Nevills of Union, Missouri and Herbert (Barb) Nevills of Conway, Missouri; two sisters, Lucille Welch of Union, Missouri, and Ida Mae and husband Paul Sohn of Cuba, Missouri.

Visitation was held 4-8 p.m. Monday, January 1, 2007 at Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral Service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2007 with Rev. Bill Hobson and Rev. Leslie Dority officiating. Pallbearers were sons, Glen, Randy, Michael, Dale, Joe, Daniel, Jake and Joshiua Nevills. Burial at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba, Missouri. Arrangements were under the Britton Funeral Home, Cuba, Missouri.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 104 M    i. Glen Nevills .

+ 105 M    ii. Gary D. Nevills was born on 3 June 1953 in Union, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 26 May 2002 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 48, and was buried in Wildey (Odd Fellows) Cemetery in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   106 M    iii. Harold Ray Nevills was born on 3 July 1954 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 3 July 1954 in Franklin County, Missouri, and was buried in Prospect Cemetery in Lonedell, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: died at birth

+ 107 M    iv. Randy Nevills .

+ 108 F    v. Linda Nevills .

+ 109 F    vi. Kathy Nevills .

+ 110 F    vii. Mary Lou Nevills .

+ 111 M    viii. Michael Nevills .

Mary next married Robert Heckelmann. Robert was born about 1926.

44. Eldon Augustine Maupin (Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 7 June 1932 in Franklin County, Missouri, died on 31 January 1965 at age 32, and was buried in Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Gasconade County, Missouri.

Eldon married Bonnie J. Haddock. Bonnie was born on 4 January 1929, died on 10 February 1986 at age 57, and was buried in Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Gasconade County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   112 F    i. Melanie Maupin .

General Notes: She has three children.

   113 F    ii. Susan Maupin .

General Notes: She has three children.

Susan married Male Gauzzy.

45. Lloyd Ray Otten (Edward George4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 4 June 1929 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died in September 2002 at age 73, and was buried in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: He was born at St. Clair June 4, 1929, son of George Edward Otten and Mildred Ray, nee Short. Mr. Otten was raised in the Catholic faith. He served his country as a sergeant in the Missouri National Guard, receiving his honorable discharge on November 22, 1968, after more than 20 years of service. He owned and operated Otten Texaco on North Main Street in St. Clair for about 35 years.

Mr. Otten was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mildred Otten. He is survived by his son, Steve Otten, Catawissa; one grandson, Josh Otten; his daughter-in-law, Mary Otten, Union; aunts; uncles; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held Friday, September 27, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, with Reverend Don Covington officiating. Interment was in St. Clare Catholic Cemetery, St. Clair. Memorials to American Heart Association are preferred. The Otten family was served by Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair.

Lloyd married Joycie Holder. Joycie was born about 1933.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 114 M    i. Steven Ray Otten was born on 29 December 1957.

46. Kenneth Eugene Otten (Henry John4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 27 August 1930 in St. Clair, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 28 May 1956 in Leslie, Franklin County, Missouri at age 25, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. The cause of his death was from a truck accident near Leslie, Missouri.

General Notes: Kenneth was a corporal in the Army National Guard at time of his death. It was the Heavy Mortar Company, 138 Infantry Division Missouri National Guard in St. Clair, Missouri. He died in a truck accident on highway 50, one quarter mile west of Leslie, Missouri. He fell asleep at the wheel while driving. He died when he crushed his head. Per death certificate. He was given a military funeral at 9 a.m. thursday May 31, 1956 at St. Clare Catholic Church

Funeral services were conducted at St. Clare Catholic Church in St. Clair, Missouri on thursday morning May 31, 1956 for Kenneth Eugene Otten, who died in an accident near Leslie, Missouri on Monday, May 28, 1956. Monsignor Aloys Stumpf officiated with interment in Saint Marys cemetery at Moselle, Missouri. Kenneth was born in St. Clair on August 27, 1930 the son of Henry Otten and his wife Bertha. He attended St. Clair Schools. On October 22, 1955 he was married to Wilma Nugent. He is survived by his wife, Wilma and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Otten.

Noted events in his life were:

• Occupation: truck driver.

Kenneth did not marry Dorothy Holder. Dorothy was born about 1935 and died in April 2008 about age 73. The cause of her death was from a stroke.

General Notes: Did not marry Kenneth Otten.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 115 M    i. Kenneth L. Holder was born on 22 September 1955.

Kenneth next married Wilma Nugent on 22 October 1955. Wilma was born about 1935.

48. Marilyn Josephine Otten (William Matthew4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 6 September 1937.

Marilyn married George H. Smith on 19 July 1958. George was born on 22 September 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   116 M    i. Gary M. Smith was born on 6 August 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri.

   117 F    ii. Georgeann M. Smith was born on 4 June 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri.

50. Luann Julia Otten (William Matthew4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 21 January 1947.

Luann married Ray Ferguson in 1970 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ray was born on 19 October 1944 in Glendale, California.

Children from this marriage were:

   118 F    i. Andrea K. Ferguson was born on 4 June 1973 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

   119 F    ii. Jennifer R. Ferguson was born on 8 January 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

   120 F    iii. Mary L. Ferguson was born on 12 September 1980 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

51. Terrence Raymond Otten (William Matthew4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 5 September 1949, died on 22 September 1987 at age 38, and was buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens near Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

Terrence married Donna Mae Enloe, daughter of Donald E. Enloe and Alma Roseline Allen. Donna was born on 11 February 1950 in Anaconda, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   121 F    i. Shelly Ann Otten was born on 21 May 1974.

+ 122 M    ii. Wyatt Edward Otten was born on 3 September 1979.

   123 F    iii. Renee L. Otten was born on 3 November 1984.

53. Harold Frederick Feltmann (Martha Eleanor Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 28 October 1938.

Harold married Lynn E. Provins on 19 May 1962 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Lynn was born on 25 January 1941 in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Children from this marriage were:

   124 M    i. Gerald F. Feltmann was born on 23 February 1963 in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   125 M    ii. Timothy A. Feltmann was born on 3 April 1966 in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Timothy married Mary A. Ochs. Mary was born on 24 May 1962 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri.

56. Gladys Lucille Feltmann (Martha Eleanor Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 13 March 1944 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri.

Gladys married Male Clooney. Male was born about 1942.

The child from this marriage was:

   126 M    i. Mike Clooney was born about 1965.

Mike married Melody. Melody was born about 1968.

57. Betty Sue Hagedorn (Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 23 August 1948.

Betty married Ronnie Odell Brown, son of Bernard Brown and Wanda Gunckel, on 8 April 1967 in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Ronnie was born on 26 October 1947 in Cabool, Texas County, Missouri, died on 10 April 2001 in Franklin County, Missouri at age 53, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery in (Moselle), Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Employed at Chrysler Plant as a painter and retired in 1994 after 30 years.

Funeral services for Ronnie O. Brown, 53, Villa Ridge, will be held Thursday April 12 at 11 a.m. at Oltmann Funeral Home, Union. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Villa Ridge. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. Mr. Brown died Tuesday, April 10, 2001. He is survived by his wife Betty Brown nee Hagedorn two sons, Richard Brown and wife Marie, Washington and Randy Brown and wife Amy, Villa Ridge; one daughter, Dana Strong and husband David, Belleville, Ill.; his mother, Wanda Daniel, Cuba; two sisters, Beverly Biermann and husband Danny, Union, and Rebecca Maple and husband Terry, Cuba; two brothers, Roy Van Brown and wife Karen, Villa Ridge, and Bernie Brown, Sullivan; other relatives and many friends. Memorials to St. Mary's Cemetery Fund or American Diabetes Association are preferred. The Brown family is being served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.


Children from this marriage were:

   127 M    i. Richard Odell Brown was born on 6 August 1968 in Heidelberg, Deutschland.

Richard married Marie. Marie was born about 1970.

   128 M    ii. Randy Lawrence Brown was born on 24 September 1969.

Randy married Amy Marie Linton. Amy was born on 27 April 1969.

+ 129 F    iii. Dana Denise Brown was born on 13 February 1971.

58. Shirley Rose Hagedorn (Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 18 September 1951 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 5 March 2005 in Union, Franklin County, Missouri at age 53, and was buried on 8 March 2005 in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Shirley Rose Lause, 53, Union, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2005, in Union. Mrs. Lause was born Sept. 18, 1951, in Washington, the daughter of George Hagedorn and wife Julia, nee Otten.
She received her education at St. Mary's Grade School in Villa Ridge and graduated from Pacific High School in 1970. On Sept. 9, 1972, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Lause at St. Mary's Church in Villa Ridge. Mrs. Lause was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and Western Catholic Union. She was preceded in death by her father, George Hagedorn.

Mrs. Lause is survived by her mother, Julia Hagedorn, Villa Ridge; her husband, Kenneth Lause, Union; three sons, Devin Lause and wife Krista, Augusta, Ben Lause and wife Leslie, Beaufort, and Jared "J.J." Lause and fiancee Cassie Metts, Union; two grandchildren, Josie and Brady; her mother-in-law, Evelyn Lause, Union; two sisters, Betty Brown and Judy Huesgen and husband Jim, all of Villa Ridge; one brother, John Hagedorn, Villa Ridge; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 8, at Immaculate Conception Church in Union with the Rev. Matthew Mitas officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Shirley married Kenneth Ray Lause, son of Bernard F. Lause and Evelyn Marie Plassmeyer, in St. Mary's Church in (Moselle) Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Kenneth was born on 31 August 1948.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 130 M    i. Devin Dwayne Lause was born on 12 January 1971.

+ 131 M    ii. Benjamin Brian Lause was born on 6 June 1977.

+ 132 M    iii. Jared J. Lause was born on 29 July 1981.

59. Judith Ann Hagedorn (Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 15 October 1956.

Judith married Gilbert James Huesgen on 4 September 1976. Gilbert was born about 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   133 F    i. Casey Ann Huesgen was born on 23 March 1980.

   134 M    ii. Bradley James Huesgen was born on 9 April 1983.

61. Donald Otten (Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1).

Donald married Linda.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 135 M    i. Ronald Otten .

62. Daniel Otten (Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1).

Daniel married Cynthia (Cindy).

Children from this marriage were:

   136 F    i. Kimberly Irene Otten was born on 2 February 1983.

General Notes: Kimberly is a 2005 graduate of St. Louis Community College's dental hygiene program.

   137 M    ii. Dustin Daniel Otten was born on 20 May 1984.

64. Barbara Jean Otten (Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1) was born on 22 January 1951 in Franklin County, Missouri.

Barbara married Anthony John (Tony) Peirick, son of August William Peirick and Antoinette Barbara Schroeder. Anthony was born on 17 July 1945 in Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   138 M    i. Gregory Allen Peirick was born on 6 June 1971.

+ 139 F    ii. Nancy Lynn Peirick was born on 25 July 1974.

+ 140 F    iii. Lisa Marie Peirick was born on 26 March 1978.

Sixth Generation


75. Larry Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 30 October 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Larry married Sandra Bickel on 3 October 1969 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. Sandra was born on 9 April 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   141 M    i. Steven Joseph Schroeder was born on 16 April 1970 in St. Louis, Missouri, died on 3 October 1995 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 25, and was buried in St. Peter's U.C.C. Cemetery in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Steven married Kimberly Bargen on 20 May 1995 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri. Kimberly was born about 1972 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   142 M    ii. Douglas Schroeder was born on 13 September 1973 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Douglas married Dyana Steffens on 7 October 1995 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri. Dyana was born on 1 October 1974.

   143 F    iii. Laura Schroeder was born on 8 June 1976.

   144 F    iv. Catherine Schroeder was born on 3 May 1981.

76. Linda Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 4 February 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Linda married Michael Schaefer on 21 October 1972 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. Michael was born on 31 December 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   145 M    i. Paul Schaefer was born on 27 July 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Paul married Angela Figgemeier on 5 December 1997 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. Angela was born on 26 June 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri.

   146 M    ii. Bryan Schaefer was born on 13 April 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri.

   147 F    iii. Lisa Schaefer was born on 22 August 1977 in St. Louis, Missouri.

77. Robert Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 13 March 1951 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Robert married Mary Meyer on 1 December 1979 in Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Missouri. Mary was born on 21 August 1953 in St. Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   148 F    i. Casey Schroeder was born on 1 January 1980.

   149 F    ii. Emily Schroeder was born on 2 October 1981.

   150 F    iii. Marcy Schroeder was born on 19 January 1984.

78. Diane Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 24 January 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Diane married James Treacy on 28 April 1973 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. James was born on 16 February 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   151 M    i. Jason Treacy was born on 11 January 1975.

   152 M    ii. Sean Treacy was born on 17 May 1976.

   153 M    iii. Kevin Treacy was born on 25 July 1979.

   154 M    iv. Ryan Treacy was born on 9 October 1981.

79. Debra Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 21 April 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Debra married William Rudroff on 19 November 1977 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. William was born on 10 September 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   155 F    i. Anna Rudroff was born on 2 June 1980.

   156 F    ii. Therese Rudroff was born on 16 December 1982.

Therese married Artem Melnykov on 16 October 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.

   157 M    iii. Carl Rudroff was born on 23 November 1987.

   158 M    iv. Richard Rudroff was born on 16 August 1989.

81. Carol Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 17 April 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Carol married Carl Moffat on 31 March 1984 in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri. Carl was born on 15 August 1948 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   159 M    i. Andrew Moffat was born on 7 June 1984.

   160 M    ii. Michael Moffat was born on 30 March 1990.

82. Janet Schroeder (Vera Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 16 July 1962 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Janet married Paul Kellough on 14 May 1983 in Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri. Paul was born on 3 January 1959 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   161 M    i. Jeffrey Kellough was born on 19 June 1987.

   162 M    ii. David Kellough was born on 6 May 1991.

83. Ruth Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 31 March 1950 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Ruth married Gary Miller on 15 April 1972 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Gary was born about 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   163 M    i. Randy Miller was born on 5 December 1973.

   164 M    ii. Jeffrey Miller was born on 17 July 1976.

84. Kenneth Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 20 September 1952 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Kenneth married Michelle Cornett on 2 May 1975 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Michelle was born about 1954 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   165 M    i. Eric Lindemann was born on 27 November 1975.

   166 M    ii. Adam Lindemann was born on 21 January 1979.

   167 F    iii. Brianne Lindemann was born on 1 May 1981.

   168 F    iv. Kate Lindemann was born on 7 January 1983.

85. Richard Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 10 February 1954 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Richard married Teresa Miller on 23 February 1974 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Teresa was born on 10 May 1955 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   169 M    i. Benjamin Lindemann was born on 11 May 1976.

   170 F    ii. Kandice Lindemann was born on 31 October 1977.

86. Judith Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 14 July 1955 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Judith married Perry Rollins on 26 October 1979 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Perry was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   171 F    i. Amanda Rollins was born on 28 May 1981.

   172 M    ii. Derek Rollins was born on 7 January 1986.

87. John Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 28 December 1956 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

John married Susanne McKinney on 23 April 1977 in Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri. Susanne was born on 4 May 1957 in Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   173 M    i. Peter Lindemann was born on 19 May 1980.

   174 M    ii. Patrick Lindemann was born on 19 May 1980.

88. Mary Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 30 July 1959 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Mary married Michael Yoakum. Michael was born about 1958.

Children from this marriage were:

   175 F    i. Lori Yoakum was born on 28 July 1976.

   176 M    ii. Tommy Yoakum was born on 4 June 1979.

   177 F    iii. Ashley Yoakum was born on 28 August 1993 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri and died on 20 April 1995 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 1.

89. William Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 5 July 1960 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

William married Racine Gildehaus on 8 September 1984 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Racine was born on 28 March 1964 in Eureka, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   178 M    i. David Lindemann was born on 28 November 1988.

   179 F    ii. Francine Lindemann was born on 17 March 1989.

   180 F    iii. Bethanie Lindemann was born on 15 October 1990.

90. Michael Lindemann (Agnes Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 7 February 1968 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Michael married Jennifer Owens on 5 November 1989 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri.

The child from this marriage was:

   181 M    i. Kyle Lindemann was born on 29 October 1991.

91. Timothy Vondera (Clarence Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 30 December 1963 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Timothy married Robin Tredway on 30 April 1988 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Robin was born on 20 October 1964.

The child from this marriage was:

   182 F    i. Tisha Lynn Vondera was born on 30 December 1991.

94. Vernon Vondera (Eugene C. Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 26 July 1966 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Vernon married Jerri Marrs on 13 August 1988 in Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri. Jerri was born on 25 May 1967 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   183 F    i. Kathleen Vondera was born on 27 June 1992.

   184 F    ii. Elizabeth Vondera was born on 27 July 1994.

95. Anna Vondera (Eugene C. Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 3 July 1968 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Anna married Bradley Stuesse on 19 October 1991 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Bradley was born on 19 November 1968 in Fenton, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Children from this marriage were:

   185 M    i. Brendan Stuesse was born on 24 August 1994.

   186 F    ii. Allison Stuesse was born on 3 August 1996.

96. Robert Vondera (Eugene C. Vondera5, Henry L. Vondera4, Mary Suzanne Otten3, John2, Male1) was born on 11 January 1970 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

Robert married Michelle Wideau on 27 July 1991 in Villa Ridge, Franklin County, Missouri. Michelle was born about 1972.

Children from this marriage were:

   187 M    i. Robert Vondera was born on 18 December 1991.

   188 M    ii. Spencer Vondera was born on 13 November 1994.

97. Patricia Pope (Norma Mae Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Patricia married Jason Isgriggs Sr.

Children from this marriage were:

   189 F    i. Shelly Isgriggs .

Shelly married Mark Straatmann.

   190 M    ii. Jason Isgriggs Jr.

98. Jimmy Ray Pope (Norma Mae Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 30 August 1948 and died on 29 February 2004 at age 55.

General Notes: Jimmy Ray Pope Sr., 55, Washington, passed away Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004.
Mr. Pope was born Aug. 30, 1948, in Sullivan, the son of Raymond Kenneth Pope and wife Norma Mae, nee Maupin. He served his country as a private first class in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, entering Nov. 6, 1968, and receiving his honorable discharge on Aug. 6, 1970. Mr. Pope was a member of the American Legion Post 218 in Washington. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Norma Pope. Mr. Pope is survived by one son, Jimmy Pope Jr. and wife Stacy, Gerald; two brothers, Kenneth Pope Sr. and wife Judy and Jeremy Pope, all of Washington; five sisters, Patricia Isgriggs and husband Jason and Jane Bates, all of St. Clair, Deborah Wilhelm, Jefferson City, Judy Boisselle, Vancouver, Wash., and Darlene Davis, Venice, Fla.; four grandchildren, Nicole Pope, Dylan Pope, Gavin Pope and Sierra Pope, all of Gerald; other relatives and many friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 2, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, with the Rev. Jimmy Kruel officiating.

Jimmy married someone.

His child was:

+ 191 M    i. Jimmy Pope .

99. Kenneth Pope (Norma Mae Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Kenneth married Judy.

The child from this marriage was:

   192 M    i. Jeremy Pope .

104. Glen Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Glen married Nancy Isgriggs.

The child from this marriage was:

   193 F    i. Carrie Ann Nevills .

105. Gary D. Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 3 June 1953 in Union, Franklin County, Missouri, died on 26 May 2002 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri at age 48, and was buried in Wildey (Odd Fellows) Cemetery in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Gary D. Nevills, 48, Washington, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at Washington.

He was born June 3, 1953, in Union, the son of David Nevills and his wife Mary Ellen, nee Maupin.

On June 25, 1982, he was united in marriage to Christine Phipps in Washington.

Mr. Nevills was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Ray Nevills; and one grandson, William Eversmeyer.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Nevills, nee Phipps; his mother, Mary Ellen Heckelmann, Washington; his father, David Nevills and wife Ruth, Carthage; two sons, Justin Nevills, Union, and Brian Nevills, Washington; two daughters, Jennifer Nevills and Bonnie Miller, both of Washington; three brothers, Glenn Nevills and wife Nancy, and Randy Nevills and wife Judy, all of Villa Ridge, and Michael Nevills and wife Jodie, Granite City, Illinois; three sisters, Linda Bost and husband Terry, Union, Kathy Stoneking and husband Tom, St. Clair, and Mary Lou Buchin and husband Robert, Advance, North Carolina; five half-brothers, Dale Nevills and wife Valerie, and Joshua Nevills and wife Melissa, all of Steelville, Joseph Nevills and wife Shellie, Daniel Nevills, and Jacob Nevills and wife Stacey, all of Carthage; one half-sister, Jessica Rosario and husband Shane, Carthage; his mother-in-law, Opal Phipps, Washington; seven grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 29, at First Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. Monte Shinkle and Rev. Thomas Hensley officiating.

Interment was in Odd Fellow Cemetery, Washington.

Gary married Christine E. Phipps on 25 June 1982 in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri. Christine was born on 18 September 1960.

Children from this marriage were:

   194 M    i. Justin Nevills .

   195 F    ii. Jennifer Nevills .

   196 M    iii. Bryan Nevills .

   197 F    iv. Bonnie Nevills .

107. Randy Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Randy married Judy.

The child from this marriage was:

   198 F    i. Tina Nevills .

108. Linda Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Linda married Male Schneider.

Children from this marriage were:

   199 F    i. Tracy Schneider .

   200 M    ii. Stacy Schneider .

Linda next married Terry Bost.

109. Kathy Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Kathy married Wayne Mormann.

The child from this marriage was:

   201 F    i. Trina Mormann .

Kathy next married Tom Stoneking.

110. Mary Lou Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Mary married Robert Buchin.

Mary next married Male Boyer.

Children from this marriage were:

   202 M    i. Kevin Boyer .

   203 M    ii. Steven Boyer .

111. Michael Nevills (Mary Ellen Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

Michael married Penny O'Neil.

The child from this marriage was:

   204 M    i. Alexander Nevills .

Michael next married Jodie.

114. Steven Ray Otten (Lloyd Ray5, Edward George4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 29 December 1957.

Steven married Mary Edna Turner. Mary was born about 1959.

The child from this marriage was:

   205 M    i. Josh Edward Otten was born on 15 October 1980 in St. Louis, Missouri.

115. Kenneth L. Holder (Kenneth Eugene5, Henry John4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 22 September 1955.

Kenneth married Leah M. Baselice.

The child from this marriage was:

   206 M    i. Grant Isaac Holder was born on 21 January 2005.

General Notes: 7 lbs. 14 oz. 21 in.

122. Wyatt Edward Otten (Terrence Raymond5, William Matthew4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 3 September 1979.

Wyatt married Melissa Ann Wright, daughter of Dave Wright and Karen. Melissa was born about 1981.

Children from this marriage were:

   207 M    i. Easton Terrance Otten .

   208 M    ii. Ezekiel Edward Otten was born on 28 June 2005 in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri, died on 21 February 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri, and was buried in Midlawn Memorial Gardens near Union, Franklin County, Missouri.

General Notes: Infant Ezekiel Edward Otten, seven months, St. Clair, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, in St. Louis.

Ezekiel was born June 28, 2005, in Creve Coeur, the son of Wyatt Edward Otten and wife Melissa Ann, nee Wright. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Terrance Raymond Otten; and his great-grandparents, William and Lucille Otten, Donald Enloe and Winford Fears.

Ezekiel is survived by his parents, Wyatt and Melissa Otten, St. Clair; one brother, Easton Terrance Otten, St. Clair; his grandparents, Donna Mae Hendrix and husband Wayne and Dave and Karen Wright, all of St. Clair; his great-grandparents, Rose Enloe, St. Clair, Vernon and Rosetta Stevenson, Vulcan, Pete Wright, Hillsboro, and Barbara Lohmeyer and husband William, De Soto; aunts; uncles; great- and great-great-aunts and -uncles; cousins; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 24, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, with Pastor Tom Ison and Pastor Jerry Cuneio officiating. Interment was in Midlawn Memorial Gardens, Union. Memorials to the family are preferred. The family was served by Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair.

129. Dana Denise Brown (Betty Sue Hagedorn5, Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 13 February 1971.

Dana married Timothy Lee Jolley. Timothy was born on 10 May 1968.

The child from this marriage was:

   209 F    i. Sara Ashlee Jolley was born on 1 December 1988.

Dana next married David Strong. David was born about 1968.

130. Devin Dwayne Lause (Shirley Rose Hagedorn5, Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 12 January 1971.

Devin married Krista Lynn Doehring, daughter of James Doehring and Judy. Krista was born on 2 June 1971.

Children from this marriage were:

   210 F    i. Ella Rose Lause was born on 22 January 2006 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   211 M    ii. Kolten James Lause was born on 6 June 2009 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

131. Benjamin Brian Lause (Shirley Rose Hagedorn5, Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 6 June 1977.

Benjamin married Leslie Riley, daughter of Donald Riley and Darla Meyer. Leslie was born about 1979.

Children from this marriage were:

   212 F    i. Josie Elizabeth Lause was born on 2 October 2001 in St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   213 M    ii. Brady Thomas Lause was born on 1 March 2005 in St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

132. Jared J. Lause (Shirley Rose Hagedorn5, Julia Frances Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1) was born on 29 July 1981.

Jared married Cassie Metts, daughter of John Metts and Debbie.

Children from this marriage were:

   214 F    i. Alexia Ann Lause was born on 7 May 2008 in St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   215 M    ii. Jack Kenneth Lause was born on 2 December 2009 in St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Franklin County, Missouri.

   216 M    iii. Maxsen Jared Lause was born on 18 October 2012 in Mercy Hospital Washington in Washington, Missouri.

135. Ronald Otten (Donald5, Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1).

Ronald married Tina Reckert, daughter of Johnnie Reckert.

Children from this marriage were:

   217 F    i. Hannah Otten was born about 2000.

   218 F    ii. Abigail Otten was born about 2002.

   219 M    iii. Jacob Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   220 M    iv. Joshua Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   221 F    v. Isabella Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   222 F    vi. Madison Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   223 F    vii. Rileigh Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

   224 M    viii. Tyler Otten was born on 9 April 2004 in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, St. Louis County, Missouri.

139. Nancy Lynn Peirick (Barbara Jean Otten5, Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1) was born on 25 July 1974.

Nancy married Dave Stahlman. Dave was born about 1971.

Children from this marriage were:

   225 F    i. Kaitlin Stahlman was born in 2001.

   226 F    ii. Emily Grace Stahlman was born on 28 December 2004 in Edward Hospital in Naperville, DuPage County, Illinois.

   227 M    iii. Evan Joseph Stahlman was born on 10 August 2008.

140. Lisa Marie Peirick (Barbara Jean Otten5, Elmer J.4, William M.3, John2, Male1) was born on 26 March 1978.

General Notes: 1996 graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School and a 2001 graduate of Fontbonne University with a bachelor's degree in special and regular education. She will graduate from Lindenwood University in 2005 with a master's degree in education. She is employed by Parkway School District, Chesterfield, as an elementary reading teacher.

Lisa married Carl E. (J. R. ) Light Jr., son of Carl Eugene Light Sr. and Sharon Rae Showen, on 17 July 2004 in St. Peter's Catholic Church in Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri. Carl was born in 1973.

General Notes: 1991 graduate of St. Clair High School and a 1996 graduate of Southwest Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology. He is employed by Citi-Mortgage Inc. as a human resources specialist.


The child from this marriage was:

   228 F    i. Ava Elisabeth Light was born on 4 May 2007 in St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Missouri.

Seventh Generation


191. Jimmy Pope (Jimmy Ray Pope6, Norma Mae Maupin5, Gertrude Walburga Otten4, John Christopher Charles3, John2, Male1).

General Notes: Family living in Gerald, MO

Jimmy married Stacy.

Children from this marriage were:

   229 F    i. Nicole Pope .

   230 M    ii. Dylan Pope .

   231 M    iii. Gavin Pope .

   232 F    iv. Sierra Pope .