Robert Miget

Sunday, December 16, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert J. Miget, 71, of Perryville died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at his home.

Miget was born Oct. 28, 1936, at Perryville, son of Wilbert Leo and Esther Stella Taylor Miget. He and Margie Bauer were married Jan. 30, 1960.

Miget worked at the Republic-Monitor newspaper in Perryville from 1959 to 2001. He was an alderman in Ward 3 in Perryville from 1980 to 1984, and was mayor from 1984 to the present. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and a third-degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Miget was also a member of American Legion Post 133 and a member of the Perryville Elks Lodge.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Yvonne Spears, Lisa Moldenhauer, Jill Steffens and Jane Moldenhauer, all of Perryville, Linda Jackson of Florissant, Mo.; a son, Mark Miget of Kingswood, Texas; a sister, JoAnn Meyer of Florissant; a brother, Jim Miget, of Perryville; and 15 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call between 4 and 9 p.m. Monday and from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Family Funeral Home in Perryville. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Monday with the Knights of Columbus at the funeral home. An Elks service will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery with graveside military honors by American Legion Post 133.