Celebrating the life of Larry Uhles
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Larry Paul Uhles, age 80, of Florissant, was born April 7, 1943, in Benton, Illinois, a son of William
Paul and Virginia Jane (Shaw) Uhles, and passed from this life Friday, November 17, 2023, at his residence in
He was united in marriage July 18, 1997, in St. Petersburg, Florida, to the former Miss Judith Carol
Larry grew up Protestant, however he attended St. Norbert’s Catholic Church, in Florissant, with his
wife for their married life. He enjoyed popping kettle corn at various festivals and family functions for his small
business, The Kettle Korn Co. for 32 years. Larry started his working career in 1962, at the age of 18, with
Skinner and Kennedy Printing, in Berkley, Missouri, working as a machinist, and in January of 2022 retired after
Those left to mourn the passing of Larry include: His wife, Judith, of their home in Florissant; his three
children, James Uhles and wife, Julie, of Caseyville, Illinois, Kimberly Uhles of Worden, Illinois, and Deann
Douglas and husband, Mike, of Lake Timberline, Missouri; three step-children, Kimberly Ann Vandermaden
and husband, Les, Kathleen Cash, and Elizabeth McFadden and husband, Jeremy, all of Florissant, Missouri;
one brother, Dennis Uhles and wife, Barb, of Ava, Missouri; three sisters, Janet Hoge and husband, Danny, of St.
Jacobs, Illinois, Jo Ellen Bayer and husband, Dave, of the state of Indiana, and Jane Lantrip and husband, Mike,
of Bonne Terre, Missouri; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 14
step-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, William; his mother, Virgina; one brother, Keith Uhles; one
step-son-in-law, Greg Cash; and one step-great-grandson, Anthony Cash.
A Celebration of Life Luncheon will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Collinsville VFW, 1234 Vandalia Street, Collinsville, IL. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until
6:00 p.m., at the Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home, 314 West Main Street, Collinsville, Illinois 62234, under the
direction of Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Vienna, Missouri.
Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Larry Uhles are suggested by his family to the Alzheimer’s
Association Greater Missouri Chapter, 11433 Old Cabin Road, St. Louis, MO 63141, with envelopes available
at the funeral home on the day of his visitation or in care of Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, P.O. Box 250,
Vienna, MO 65582.
Online condolences may be shared with the family of Mr. Larry Uhles at www.birminghammartinfuneralhomes.com
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314 West Main Street
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