Obituary and Service Information for David Eugene DeRousse

DeRousse, David Eugene

Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto, Missouri

Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm

Service Location:
Mahn DeSoto Chapel

Calvary Cemetery, DeSoto

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serinity Hospice, PO Box 1000, Park Hills, MO 63601

David Eugene DeRousse of DeSoto, Missouri was born on May 22, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri and entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at his DeSoto, Missouri residence at the age of 73 years.

He is preceded in death by his mother and step-father Martha (nee Walker) and Roscoe “Buck” Rogers, his beloved wife Mary Ellen (Pashia) DeRousse, and a brother Francis “Peege” DeRousse.

David worked 30 plus years as an Autoworker for Chrysler from where he retired. He was a proud member of the UAW and of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church of DeSoto. Over the years David enjoyed spending his free time hunting and fishing with his brother and grandsons, playing cards, and telling jokes to his family and friends.

He is survived by his two daughters Lori Ann (Jerry) Payne of Festus, Missouri and Lisa Ann DeRousse of DeSoto, Missouri, three sisters, Karol Dunnegan of Blackwell, Missouri, Penny (Ken) Tyson of Belleville, Illinois, and Pamela (Dick) Bradford of Palmer, Alaska; six grandchildren, Jerry Payne, Megan Payne, Cayden Payne, Karli Payne, Randel David Risenhoover and Jacob Earl Risenhoover, as well as numerous other relatives and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 am to 12 pm on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto, Missouri. A funeral service will follow at 12 pm with Deacon Jerry Stoverink officiating. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery at DeSoto, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice, PO Box 1000, Park Hills, MO 63601. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of DeSoto, Missouri. Leave condolences online at


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