Veronie Olga ToothmanDied: Sunday, September 18, 2016
Toothman, Veronie Olga of Kirkwood, Mo., was born Oct. 22, 1919, in Crosstown, of Perry County, Mo., to August and Martha (nee Wahlers) Bohnert. She entered into rest Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, Mo., at the age of 97 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her late husband, Ben H. Toothman; her son, Lawrence Toothman; her son-in-law, Robert Hudson; her brothers, Oscar Bohnert, Wilbert Bohnert, Edgar Bohnert and Arnold Bohnert, and her sisters-in-law, Erna Bohnert, Monetta Bohnert and Lorna Bohnert.
She is survived by two children, Diane Hudson and Louis Toothman; four grandchildren, Tara Hudson, Barbara (Timothy) Kohn, Amanda (David) Flowers and Rob (Candice Suddarth) Hudson; five great-grandchildren, Lauren and Garrett Kohn, Mackenzie, Madalynn and Camryn Flowers; brother Edward Bohnert; sisters-in-law Loretta Bohnert and Lorene Bohnert, and many other relatives and friends.
Veronie moved to St. Louis and met Ben Toothman, and they were married in 1946. Together with family they ran the famous Green Parrot Inn in Kirkwood, Mo., known for their famous fried chicken and family-style dining. After Green Parrot closed, she continued to be involved with the local community. She is fondly remembered and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral was held at Concordia Lutheran Church of Kirkwood, Mo., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Memorials can be made to Concordia Lutheran Church, 505 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, 63122; and St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Association, 12015 Manchester Road, Suite 130, St. Louis, 63131. Family and friends can review and share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com and follow details of this event and others in the community.