Funeral Services, Candlelight Vigil Set in St. Louis for Slain UM Student

By Alyssa Schnugg
News Editor

Funeral services have been set for Ole Miss student Ally Kostial in St. Louis, MO.
Photo from St. Louis Cremation Services

Funeral services for Alexandria “Ally” Kostial, an Ole Miss marketing student killed last weekend, have been set in her home town of St. Louis, Missouri.

A public funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Concordia Kirkwood Lutheran Church in St. Louis.

Public Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the church.

Kostial was born Sept. 11, 1997, in St. Louis and died July 20, 2019. She is survived by her mother, Cindy; father, Keith; and brother, Andrew.

A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at 8 p.m. at Lindbergh High School where she graduated.
Kostial, 21, was found dead by a Lafayette County sheriff’s deputy on Saturday, July 20, near Sardis Lake in Harmontown.

On Tuesday, Brandon Theesfeld, 22, was officially charged with Kostial’s murder during his first appearance hearing at the Lafayette County Courthouse. He remains at the Lafayette County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed Kostial died from multiple gunshot wounds.

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  1. Thanks for the tip that one should register a loved one’s death within five days in order to be given a certificate of registration before having a burial. I also find it helpful that you said that and find a funeral service that is a member of the NAFD or SAIF to ensure a person that they can provide quality and friendly service. Using these tips, I will look for a local service this week to get my aunt’s son buried. That way, our entire family can accept his death and be able to live with his memory of being a cheerful flute-player.


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