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Born: January 13, 1968

Place of Birth: Chicago, IL

Death: January 20, 2013

Place of Death: St. Louis County, MO

Occupation: Elementary School Teacher

St. Paul's Evangelical Church
9801 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 993-0015

Memorial donations may be made to:
Michael Ives
for Vanessa's Children's College Fund
c/o Baumann Colonial Chapel
2504 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63114

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Vanessa Marie Ives

    January 13, 1968  -  January 20, 2013

Life Legacy

Vanessa Marie Ives (nee Pence), age 45 of the Creve Coeur area of St. Louis County, Mo., died on Sunday, January 20, 2013.

She was the beloved mother of Grant, Evan and Drake Ives; dear companion and friend of Abe Keil; dearest daughter of Quinn and Nancy Pence of Dallas City, IL.; dear sister of Twila (Jeff) Peitz of Fort Madison, Iowa, Gwen (Bill) Scanlan of Fort Madison, Iowa and Amy (John) Curran of Manchester, MO; dear aunt, niece, cousin and friend. She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents and one nephew.

She graduated from Dallas City High School, Dallas City, IL in 1986 and attended Western Illinois University and obtained an elementary teaching degree. She and her family have resided in St. Louis, MO for the past 16 years. She loved to sing and enjoyed singing on the praise and worship team at her church. She enjoyed her family and being a mother of three sons. She currently was substitute teaching at various schools in the St. Louis area.

Visitation at BAUMANN COLONIAL CHAPEL, 2504 Woodson Road, Overland, MO on Sunday, January 27 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Also, visitation at St. Paul's Evangelical Free Church, 9801 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur, MO on Monday, January 28 from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 11:00 am.

In Vanessa's memory, the family will appreciate memorials for her children's college education. If you desire to honor her in this way, please make checks payable to Michael Ives c/o Baumann Colonial Chapel, 2504 Woodson Road, Overland, MO 63114.