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Brian A. Shanika

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“i cant believe your gone....we have known eachother for years, i really miss u and please kno i will nvr forgot about u i love u!!! ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: heather fisher - st peters, MO

i miss u so much brian.....the only friend who i could talk to and i loved u and will always miss u! “disc golf and laughing and talking to ur family....u will always be in my prayers...i will miss u forever! mom dad dave hope u are well and iwould...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: nicole dempewolf - st. louis, MO

“To Brian's family, there are no words for the pain you must be going through, but God is with you and will get you through this. Brian, you are free...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Tami - O'Fallon, MO

“To Brian's Family: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Brian and Elliott fell into the addiction trap and lost the battle. Elliott was resuscitated...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Valerie Griggs - Springfield, MO

“Happy Birthday. Have a toast with grandma and grandpa. We miss you. Your mom bought you a cake today to celebrate with your dad. They miss you...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy - Saint Charles, MO - aunt

“I have known Brian as long as most, but he worked for me at my shop and was a great guy. He was always a hard worker and always there if I needed...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Larry Leckrone - Saint Peters, MO

“I am so sorry for your loss! He was a great friend to me. I always called him my Big Homie :) I will never forget the great times we had together....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Tim Bowman - Florissant, MO

“Brain was a wonderful nephew. He was there to help his dad out at grandpas property and any other project that Keith would start. He loved fishing...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kris - St. Peters, MO - Aunt

“i wanted to also add a memory my husband shared many times about brian we was walking to meet him an elliott would always say how he remebered when...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: dusty griggs - stl, MO - friend

“brian was always such a sweet an mild mannered person. he was a very dear friend of my my husband elliott griggs who recently overdosed last january...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: dusty griggs - stl, MO

“Brian was sweet a sweet and gentle man. It was such an honor to have known him. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Todd and Amber Ewald - Troy, MO

“In my heart I'll remember Brian as a happy young boy. Playing with his cousins, laughing and frolicking at grandpa's house. He was good natured and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kenneth W. Shanika (Uncle Kenny) - CO

“I hope you are now in a better place Brian, free of the pain and sorrow you were suffering here on Earth. Your entire family will miss you. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Robert - St. Charles, MO

“May you rest in peace and enjoy fishing with grandpa Leo. We will miss you. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy and Wayne Goerss - MO


Shanika, Brian A., of St. Peters, Missouri, died on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the age of 29. Beloved son of Keith B. and Grace A. Shanika; dear brother of David Shanika; Brian was loved by many family members, and friends, he will be greatly missed by all.

Memorials may be made to CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of American).