Richard Elias, 84, passes
August 5, 2009,
St. Louis, Mo. -- Richard Elias, a 60-year veteran of the home textiles industry, passed away Aug. 2 after a long illness. He was 84.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Elias (nee Auchly) and their children: Maria Elias, Richard and Georgie Elias, Steve and Pam Elias, and Laura and Jim Schultz as well as brother James and sister-in-law Marlene Elias, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 106 North Meramec Ave. Clayton, Mo. beginning 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, followed by a Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation or St. Louis University High School.
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