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Obituaries

Dewey George Clover

Dewey George Clover of Foristell, Missouri passed away on February 18, 2024, at the age of 86.

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Dewey was born June 23, 1937, the son of A. Dewey and Lydia (Mueller) Clover. He was a 1955 graduate of Washington High School. He and his wife Dot were married in Washington, MO on April 4, 1964, and celebrated 59 years of marriage. Dewey was the caretaker of Friedens Cemetery in New Melle, MO for several years, worked at Wheeling Steel, Westside Service Company for 26 years, and was a maintenance supervisor at Forum Apartment Complex for 17 years, before retiring in 2008. 

Dewey was an active member and elder of Friedens Peace United Church of Christ in New Melle until its closure in 2023. In his spare time, he enjoyed reading, studying history, delving into genealogy, and volunteering for the Franklin County Cemetery Society for many years. Dewey loved his family and friends and was passionate about attending his grandchildren's activities. 

Dewey is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy “Dot” Clover (née Campbell) of Foristell, Missouri; his three children, Cameron (Niki) Clover of Knob Noster, MO; Teresa (Nathan) Seaborg of Anoka, MN; and Beth (Darrell) Daly of Wentzville, MO; sibling, Ruth Marquart of Washington, MO; four grandchildren, Donovan (Judy) Seaberg, Taylor Seaberg, Brendan Daly, and Justin Daly; 19 nieces, nephews, and multiple great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, A. Dewey Clover; mother, Lydia Johanna Augusta (Mueller) Clover; siblings, Vic Clover, Dorothy Weiskopf, and Betty Stuesse; brothers-in-law, Jim Weiskopf, Bob Stuesse, and Jojo Marquart; and sister-in-law, Carrie Clover.  

Visitation: Friday, March 1, 2024, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy., Wentzville, MO 63385.
Memorial Mass: Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville. 

Memorial donations may be made to Franklin County Cemetery Society, Friedens Cemetery in New Melle, or American Legion Baseball Post 323 in Wentzville.