Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Visitation and service for Gordon "Hartley" Carlson will be held Friday.
The following obituary was provided by Bopp Chapel in Kirkwood. Legacy Gordon “Hartley” Carlson Longtime Kirkwood resident, Hartley Carlson died Oct. 30, 2012 at St. John's Mercy Hospital. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, followed by a service at 11:30 a.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 7700 Davis Dr., Clayton, MO. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Hartley was born April 15, 1924 in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Lane Technical High School, Chicago, and the Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business and Economics. He served in the Eighth Army Air Corps during World War II as a Flight Engineer on B-24 Bombers earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medals among others…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Nolan Edward Hansen served in World War II before teaching at Kirkwood High School for many years.
Nolan Edward Hansen died peacefully in Austin, TX, on Sept. 10. He was born in St. Louis on August 12, 1926. He graduated from Maplewood High School, and earned degrees from St. Louis University and the University of Missouri-Columbia. After serving with the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division during World War II, he returned to St. Louis and taught for many years at Kirkwood High School. A service was held in Austin, on Sept. 14. Read the rest of the obituary in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
One of the original 101st "Screaming Eagles," Almeida jumped in D-Day, Operation Market Garden and The Battle of the Bulge. He moved to Glendale in 2007.
The following obituary was provided by Bopp Chapel. Almeida, Amos Joseph, one of the original 101st Screaming Eagles, passed away at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in the Bellefontaine Neighbors on Friday, Aug. 31. He was 90 years old. Born in Somis, CA, a small farming town north of Los Angeles to Mexican immigrants Luis and Teresa Almeida on Dec. 28, 1921, he was the oldest of 12 children. He also had three older half-siblings. Amos quit school in the ninth grade to help support the family and joined the U.S. Army in 1942, volunteering to become a paratrooper for the extra $50 monthly “jump pay” to send home to his mother. Amos jumped into Normandy on D-Day and also jumped in Holland for Operation Market Garden then off to a brutal winter …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Upcoming events at the Kirkwood Public Library.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Owen Skoler
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
In this week's In the Stacks, you're weekly dose of what's happening at the Kirkwood Public Library (KPL), we spot light free can't-miss events, including unique historical explorations and a story of personal strength. As always, Kirkwood Patch extends a sincere thank you to Deb Barry, assistant director of Youth Services & Programs at KPL, for sharing library information with our readers. Need to Know Hours KPL will be closed early on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 5 p.m., and will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving. The library will reopen Friday, Nov. 26, and resume regular Friday hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Because of the holiday, we have a quiet week, but make sure to stop in and get a good book or movie, to complete your …