Visitation for Suzanne Saueressig is today at Ambruster-Donnelly.
The first female veterinarian for the Humane Society of Missouri, a Richmond Heights resident died last week. Dr. Suzanne Saueressig Riegel died Feb. 8, 2013, at St. Mary’s Health Center. Dr. Saueressig, as she was known professionally, started working at the Humane Society in 1955, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was born in Nuremberg, became a nurse during World War II and was drafted into the German army. American forces held her after the war as a prisoner of war. Once released, she returned to school to train as a veterinarian. The Humane Society of Missouri told the Post she was the first practicing female veterinarian in Missouri. To read a complete obituary, click here. Funeral Services Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.…
The issue appeared to be whether the Richmond Heights City Council should set a term for the city's new municipal judge.
- Nate Birt
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Disagreement about how to amend a resolution appointing a new Richmond Heights judge prompted several heated exchanges during City Council's Jan. 18 meeting. It took several votes before narrowly approving a final measure. The events followed more than 40 minutes of closed-session discussion on the issue. The tenor of that conversation was unclear, though raised voices could at times be heard coming from the council chambers. At issue is the appointment of Stephen O'Brien to the position of municipal judge, a position that has been vacant because of retirement. While the original resolution, No. 11-01, stated that he would begin in that role Feb. 23 at a yearly salary of $23,000, the council ultimately approved amending his starting date …