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Alva Moog, Jr.

November 13, 1929 - September 3, 2019

Alva Moog, Jr. died on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from complications following hip surgery. He was 89 years old. Alva was born on November 13, 1929 in St. Louis, MO. His parents were Betty and S. Alva Moog. He was raised in St. Louis and attended St. Louis Country Day. Upon graduation in 1947 he attended Amherst College and graduated in 1951. In 1955 he married the love of his life, Jean Sachar and they remained married for the next 64 years.

Alva was an enthusiastic tennis player for most of his life and an accomplished photographer.

He was very active in the St Louis area as the owner of the Serta Royal Bedding Company between 1959 and the sale of the company in 2007. He also served as Chairman of the Board of the Moog School for Deaf Education and as a director of The Wyman Center.

Alva Moog was preceded in death by his sons Teddy and David. He is survived by his wife, Jean as well as his loving daughter and son-in-law, Betsy and Mike Brooks; his son and daughter-in-law, Rick Moog and Pat Martin and his son, Bob Moog, His ten grandchildren, Michelle, Matthew, Madeline and Moogie Brooks; Mark, Samantha, Alexander, Nina, Maia and Lydia Moog will also miss him deeply.

Services: Funeral service Friday, September 6, 1:00 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 12166 Conway Rd. No visitation prior to service. There will be a private family burial following the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Moog Center for Deaf Education, 12300 South Forty Drive, St Louis, MO 63141.


Sherman Stiffelman

October 18, 1927 - September 05, 2019

Elliot Glenn Glassman

January 15, 1953 - September 24, 2019

Beloved son of Harry and the late Lillian Glassman; beloved partner and companion of Wendy Ginsberg; dear father and father-in-law of Matthew Glassman (Melissa) and Natalie Kalmar (Mitchell); dear grandfather of 8; dear brother and brother-in-law Lorisa DeLorenzo (Robert); our dear cousin and friend.

Visitation Friday, September 27th, 10:00 AM at the New Mt. Sinai Mausoleum, 8430 Gravois, followed by funeral service at 10:30 AM. Memorial contributions of your choice preferred.

Harvey W. Friedman

February 9, 1939 - September 24, 2019

Husband of Lydia S. Friedman; father of Julie and Brad; grandfather of Amarah; brother of Roberta Glaser and the late Barry Friedman.

Services: Funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 29, 10:30 a.m. at Berger Memorial Chapel, 9430 Olive Blvd. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. Interment follows at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois Rd. Visit BergerMemorialChapel.com for more information.

Alan C. Kohn

February 14, 1932 - September 7, 2019 

Alan C. Kohn, a distinguished St. Louis trial lawyer, died on September 7, 2019, at age 87, from congestive heart failure. After serving for two years as a lieutenant in the Army, Mr. Kohn became the first graduate of the Washington University Law School to become a law clerk at the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1957 to 1958 for Justice Charles E. Whittaker. He then returned to St. Louis to practice law, trying over 100 cases and arguing more than 80 appeals. He was also an avid tennis player and a supporter of St. Louis arts organizations. Mr. Kohn is survived by Joanne, his wife for over 65 years, and by three sons and their spouses, Tom (Lisa), Jim (Maria), and John (Angie), and by five grandchildren, Ethan, Grace, Alejandro, Kate, and Ava.

Services: A memorial service will be held on Sun., Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. at the St. Louis Art Museum auditorium. Reception to follow for friends and family. Garage parking available. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Opera Theatre of St. Louis, The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park, or The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Please visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information.


Richard Joseph Nuell

August 26, 1958 - October 22, 2019

Born in St. Louis, MO August 26, 1958; passed October 22, 2019. Loving son to Harvey Donald Nuell and Joan Hochman; stepson to Bernard Hochman (Joan) and Katy Nuell Coffey (Don); father to Alex Nuell and Maryellen Villarreal; brother to Debra Reid, Gary Nuell; uncle to Danielle and stepbrother, uncle, nephew, cousin & friend to many. Richard will be missed terribly.

Joyce Marlene Shapiro

July 29, 1963 - September 27, 2019

Carol Schmidt

August 22, 1948 - November 11, 2019

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