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Indexed source

Sanchez, Jose, and Hilda Willman. Sanctuary in Soulard: The First 150 Years of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 1849-1999. St. Louis: Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 1999. R 282 S212 and circulating copy

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Personal name index

Last Name First Name Page Photo Notes
Alaska Andy 84 91  
Allred Loretta Zandler 50    
Anselm Evelyn Rohrbacher 64    
Auler Hugo, Dr 53    
Autenrieb Max  53    
Baudendistel William 49 49  
Bauer John, Father   48  
Billington Emily Koehler 37    
Birnstill Eva Marie 64    
Bjornson Howard 82    
Bjornson Virginia 82    
Braxton Edward, Most Rev   95  
Bruegger Albert, Father 74, 76, 82 75 Pastor 1963-1981
Bruemmer Edward, Father 74 74, 75 Pastor 1954-1962
Buechler Nicholaus 18    
Buscemi John, Father 85    
Busch Gerard, Brother   61  
Campbell Marty 100    
Carberry John, Cardinal 82   Archbishop
Chitwood Dennis, Rev Mr 89 89  
Coker Kathy 91    
Darner George 99    
Darner Elaine 99    
Dieckmann Andrew   36  
Dieckmann Irma  44 44  
Donohue Monica 84    
Dresner John   23  
Dresner Thomas   23  
Dresner Michael   23  
Dresner Rosalia   23  
Dresner Matthew   23  
Dresner Joseph   23  
Dresner Anne   23  
Dresner Charles   23  
Ebel Leo, Father 47 47, 48  
Eftink Dorothy Strassner 49    
Feeney Lionel 98    
Felling Joan  92    
Felling James R 99    
Fenneman Louise Schumacher 51    
Fink Michael, OSB 29    
Fitzgerald Edward, Bishop 29    
Fobert Irma 63    
Foerstel Rose   36  
Forman Bruce H, Rev 5 4 Pastor 1990-1999
Forman Bruce, Father 86, 90, 91 88, 92 Pastor 1990-
Fortune Kirk 94    
Fortune Kathy 94    
Fresenburg Gertrude Gier 59, 70 70  
Friedlin William 58    
Friedlin Marie 58    
Fritz Francesca, Sister 67 67 School principal 1949-1951
Geers Henry, Father   35  
Geismann John 97    
Geismann Colleen 97    
Gier Katherine   40  
Gier John   40  
Gier Jacob   40  
Goller Franz de Sales, Father 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 35 12, 32, 35 Pastor 1858-1910
Gorski Thomas, Rev Mr   88  
Groll Henry, Father 46 35, 46, 48 Assistant Pastor 1871-1926
Groll Franz, Monsignor 37    
Groll Anna   37  
Groppe Rose Marie, Sister 100 88  
Haefner Thomas, Rev Mr   88  
Haefner Laura 96    
Haefner Mike 96    
Hallameyer Francis, Brother   19  
Heaton Judy Stecher 75    
Henni John, Archbishop 29    
Hettiger Joseph     40  
Hettiger Gertrude Keymann   40  
Hettiger Theodore   40  
Hettiger Margaret Kersting   40  
Hettiger William   40  
Hettiger Regina Kersting   40  
Himpler Franz Georg 27, 28    
Hoog Otto J, Monsignor 46 46 Vicar of the Archdiocese and Pastor of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 1910-1925
Hughes Mike 85    
Hustedde Andrew 44 44  
Hustedde Irma Dieckmann  63    
Hutflusz Adam   22  
Hutflusz Irene   22  
Hutflusz John     22  
Hutflusz Barbara   22  
Hutflusz Edna   22  
Hutflusz Helen   22 also known as Eileen
Ittak Genevieve Ebel 66    
Kargus Casper, Sr 43    
Kargus Casper, Jr 43    
Kellinger Carol 98    
Kempf Justina, Sister   42  
Kenrick Peter Richard, Bishop 8, 9, 10, 12    
Kerley Pauline Koehler 91    
Kim John B 18    
Koishor Frank 86    
Koishor Diane 86    
Krautbauer F X, Bishop 29    
Krebs Francis, Father 82, 83, 84, 85 83 Pastor 1981-1990
Leb Emma Wagner 54    
Lennenmann Marie Antonette, Sister 62    
Ludolph Hugona, Sister 62    
Mathews Dorothy Jelinek 65    
Mathews Walter A 67    
May John, Archbishop 86    
McDonough Gail 90    
McDonough Mike 90    
Melcheer Joseph, Father 9, 12    
Michael Lou  87    
Mueller Gerald, Brother   19  
Mueller Joseph, Bishop 46    
Ogier Al 99    
Ogier Carol 99    
Ottoline Mary Theresa 95    
Piatchek Joseph M 35    
Pitti Sue Katzenberger 68    
Preston Dale 85, 87    
Priessler Joseph, Brother   19  
Rabe Alfred, Brother   19  
Rakers Barb  89    
Rakers Vern 89    
Rengel Catherine   38  
Rigali Justin, Archbishop 3 2  
Ritter Joseph, Archbishop 72, 74    
Rohrbacher Evelyn 58    
Ruesse Franz, Father 47 24, 35 Assistant Pastor 1866-1898
Ryan Patrick, Bishop 29    
Salzman Susan 95    
Salzman Bill 95    
Sayles Toni 93    
Sayles Roger 100    
Schmidt Gerhard, Father   48  
Schneiderhahn Maximilian 29    
Sigrist Simon, Father 10 8 Founder and First Pastor 1849-1857
Singleton Lorraine Plewa 59    
Sommer August   38  
Sommer Gerald, Brother   39  
Sondag Joseph   37  
Stevens John, Father 46, 47 47, 48, 56, 60 Pastor 1925-1936
Talken Mary Fortunata, Sister 53, 54, 62   School principal 1886-1922
Thele Joe 85    
Toebben Andrew, Pastor 52, 72, 74 44, 52, 58, 62 Pastor 1936-1954
Tommamichel James 28    
Tushar Suzanne   96  
von Klevinghaus William 46 35, 46 Assistant Pastor 1865-1915
Wassenich Henry, Brother   19  
Willman Philip 91    
Wolken Marge 57    
Zipf James 23, 25    

Photos of buildings and groups

Subject Page
Baptismal font 87
Boys' basketball team 1939 61
Boys' elementary school classroom 1909 55
Boys' elementary school graduation 1917 55
Boys' high school 1897 18
Boys' school graduation 1929 56
Brothers of Mary 1911 19
Centennial celebration kickoff June 5, 1949 73
Centennial celebration minstral show program June 12, 1949 72
Church census, 1851 11
Church the day after the great tornado of May 1896  31
Class photograph, boys' high school graduation 1898 20
Class photograph, room #3 of the girl's school 1893 17
Class photograph, room #6 of the girls' school 1898 21
Class photograph, room #9 of the girls' school 1898 20
Class photographs 1940 58
Clergy, Sisters, Knights of Columbus, and parishioners - 125th anniversary 79
Commencement exercise program June 17, 1918 59
Detail of a side window 82
Detail of Pew #32 100
Detail of Saint Paul 80
Detail of Saint Peter 80
Detail of the door of the Tabernacle depicting angels holding the Body and Blood of Christ 81
Detail of the main altar 54
Detail of the sanctuary window depicting Saint Basil and Saint John Chrysostom 77
Eighth grade report card of Evelyn Rohrbacher (Anselm) 58
Elementary school graduation 1945 63
Elementary school graduation 1949 64
First church 1849-1853 9
First Communion class of 1939 44
First Communion group 1957 75
First of two triple weddings June 16, 1917 40
Forty Hours devotion, 125th anniversary 1974 79
Franklin Dramatic Club circa 1940 23
Girls' eighth grade graduation 1916 57
Girls' third grade class circa 1907 57
Grade school graduation class 1963 78
Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes 53
Headstone of Monsignor Goller 51
Interior of the church showing the original decoration circa 1920 33
John Dresner's elementary school diploma June 17, 1918 56
John Hutflusz family circa 1910 22
Knights of Columbus Zouaves 73
Last girls' high school graduating class 1938 61
Liturgy celebrating the 125th anniversary June 30, 1974 79
Marching band parade in front of the parish school circa 1930 43
Married Ladies Sodality circa 1940 41
May Day celebration 1936 69
Nave today looking toward the rear of the church 101
Nave window 68
North side view of the church today 94
Parish Cemetery 50
Parish hall, Goller Hall, built in 1905 24
Parish patrol boys 62
Parish Priests 1924 48
Parish priests circa 1895 35
Parish rectory built in1889 by Pastor Goller 32
Parish school and convent 1905 15
Pastoral staff 1998 88
Processional cross 90
Program from the Silver Jubilee of the Saints Peter and Paul Men's Sodality 69
Reliquaries 28
Saints Peter and Paul Church as it appeared in 1900 27
Saints Peter and Paul Commercial High School graduation 1933 60
Sanctuary windows depicting Saint Augustine and Saint Gregory the Great 65
Sanctuary windows depicting Saint Gregory Nazianzus, and Saint Athanasius 66
School children's pageant photo 1930 45
School children's pageant photo circa 1927 45
Second church 1853-1873 10
Second grade classroom 1938-1939 60
Second of two triple weddings May 27, 1927 40
Soulard Market around the turn of the century 23
South Eighth Street, 1800 block, around the turn of the century 26
South exterior wall of the church today 76
Stage in the new Goller Hall 25
Stage in the old parish hall 1871-1905 25
Stained glass window depicting Saint John the Baptist 97
Stations of the Cross 98, 99
Third grade classroom 1939 62
Thomas Dresner family 1910 23
Triumphal arch on Eighth Street in front of the church 1899 34
Wedding photograph of parishioners Andrew Diechmann and Rose Foerstel January 26, 1910 36
Wedding photograph of parishioners August Sommer and Catherine Rengel May 19, 1909 38
Wedding photograph of parishioners Joseph Sondag and Anna Groll June 19, 1906 37
Young Ladies Parish Orchestra 1939 42
Young Men and Young Ladies Sodalites 1939 41
Young men of Saints Peter & Paul boys' high school 1907 55

 

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