Kristie Lee (nee Schmoele) Byars

Passed away suddenly Thursday, October 4, 2018 at her residence. Born August 23, 1965 to the late James Schmoele, Sr. and Patricia Ann (nee Norris) Hytla .

She is survived by one daughter Dawn and Derek Bucker 4 grandchildren Amber, Christian, Derek and Gabe Buckner ; 10 siblings, Mike Malady, Kim Malady-Gibson, Rodney Malady, Laura Malady, Karen Lawson, Tammy Whitman, James J. Schmoele, Jr., John Schmoele, Donald Schmoele, and Nancy Storms; two step sisters Debbie Siebert and Judy Hytla.

Kristie is preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Fred and Hazel schmoele, and two brothers Richard Malady and Bruce Malady.

In lieu of flowers contributions appreciated to Stray Rescue of St. Louis in memory of Kristie Byars.

The family would like to send out a very special heartfelt thank you to some very dear people who took the time out of their lives to look after their sister while they were so far away and took care of her the best they could, we thank you Gary and Mary Darby of Festus Missouri and Diane Jones of Hillsboro Missouri. we don’t know what we would have done without you, you are part of us thank you.

Memorial Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Michel Funeral Home 5930 Southwest Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139.