Max D. Starkloff

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  • "Dear Colleen, It was with sorrow that I found out of Max's..."
    - Steven J. Oberman, MSW
  • "Dear Colleen, Please except my condolences on the death of..."
    - Richard Katz
  • "TO THE STARKLOFF FAMILY: Please know of my prayerful..."
    - Max Kaiser Jr.
  • "Dear Colleen, I was so sad to hear about Max. I have often..."
    - Becki Hartke
  • "Colleen and family, It was an honor to know Max! I met..."
    - Lauren Soares
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Starkloff, Max D. Max D. Starkloff baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection on Monday, December 27, 2010. Cherished husband of Colleen Kelly Starkloff. Dearest father of Meaghan Starkloff Breitenstein, Max Carl Starkloff, and the late Emily Johanne Carmela Starkloff. Dear grandfather of Maya and Talia Manor, Jade Starkloff and Lilianna Starkloff. Dear brother of Lecil Starkloff Saller and the late Rev. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J. Son of the late Carl E. and Hertha B. Starkloff. Son-in-law of Robert Leach Kelly and the late Johanne M. Kelly. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle and dear friend. Max D. Starkloff was a local, state, national and international leader in the fight for the rights of all people with disabilities to live independent, productive lives in the community of their choice; to end discrimination against people with disabilities and to create a world that welcomes all people with disabilities for the good of the general public, and for those who have disabilities. He lived to see and experience much of the change he fought for, but calls upon us all to never give up until all people with disabilities achieve true independence and societal acceptance. Services: The public is invited to attend the Mass in celebration of the life of Max Starkloff at St. Francis Xavier College Church, Grand at Lindell on Tuesday, January 4 at 10 a.m. A Visitation will proceed the Mass from 9 - 9:45 a.m. Immediately following the Mass the family will continue to greet visitors at a reception in the Wool Ballroom on the lower level of the Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Blvd, across from the Church. Guests may park in the Laclede Garage, SW corner of Grand and Laclede. Disability Accommodations: Sign Language Interpreters; Disabled Parking in the open air parking lot located at the NW corner of Grand and Laclede. Ramped entrance from Grand Avenue to lower level of Church. Elevator up to Church; designated seating for people with mobility disabilities. People with mobility disabilities encouraged to arrive between 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. to allow sufficient time to enter Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Starkloff Disability Institute, 133 S. 11th Street, Suite 500, St. Louis 63102 A Service of THE LUPTON CHAPEL 314-721-1870


Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Dec. 30, 2010