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Rose Hill House &
Rose Hill House II

225 W. Rose Hill Ave.
Kirkwood, MO 63122 (Map)
ph 314.966.0747

The Finest in Affordable Housing
for Seniors in Kirkwood, Missouri

Operated by Lutheran Senior Services, Rose Hill House & Rose Hill House II provides comfortable, affordable senior housing for older adults, age 62 and better.

Located in the heart of Kirkwood, MO 63122, this HUD 202 community offers easy access to everywhere, so you can keep living your life your way. Come get to know our friendly, knowledgeable staff and sample the rich social life that Rose Hill House has to offer!

Call 314.966.0747 or e-mail us today to schedule a visit.

Senior Apartments St. Louis MOWhat We Offer

Each of our 97 one-bedroom senior apartments includes a kitchen, carpeted living room and bedroom, and a tiled bathroom. Emergency pull cords, individually controlled heating and cooling, and cable television accessibility are included for each of our residents. We also have handicap-accessible apartments available.



All Rose Hill House residents are welcome to take advantage of our…

  • Diverse monthly activity calendar
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Lunch meal program (at additional cost)
  • Regular health screenings
  • Chaplaincy care
  • Library and media center
  • Security surveillance
  • Full-time maintenance
  • Well-lit parking
  • Coin-operated laundry
  • Community Rooms
  • Access to public transportation and LSS In-Home Services


About Lutheran Senior Services Affordable Housing


Affordable Housing 63108A Message from
the Community Manager

Thank you for your interest in Rose Hill House! We are a Lutheran Senior Services Affordable Housing Community located in beautiful Kirkwood, Missouri. Rose Hill House features 97 one-bedroom apartments for seniors 62 years of age or older. We are a HUD section 202 facility, where residents pay 30% of their income toward rent. We offer a full range of activities and outings, as well as a lunch program three days per week. Please feel free to call to set up a tour!

Catherine Grindel
Community Manager



Members of Our Team


Catherine Grindel
Community Manager
ph 314.966.0747

Catherine De Moor Grindel received a BA in Education and spent 14 years in the education field followed by 10 years in the senior living and care industry. She joined LSS in 2016. Catherine lives in South St. Louis with her husband. They have three children.


Vanessa Fakes
Service Coordinator
ph 314.822.4928

Vanessa Fakes joined LSS as the Service Coordinator for Rose Hill House I and II, after working for Mid- East Area Agency on Aging for almost four years. She was the Home Delivered Meal Regional Coordinator for the Jefferson County region and worked at five different Senior Centers in the area. Vanessa has an Associate of Arts degree in Social Work from Jefferson College also. Vanessa has worked with seniors for a large part of her life by volunteering in nursing homes, volunteering for LSS with Hilltop Manor where her mother in law, Debbie, is the Community Manager, and working for MEAAA. Vanessa lives on a 10 acre horse farm with her husband, Mike and her daughter Allyson, who is now 20 years old, and her mother Vivian. Vanessa enjoys working at Rose Hill House and is looking forward to being with LSS for a very long time!

Chaplaincy Care at Rose Hill House

Our Mission: to assist those we care for, in the name of Jesus, to live life to the fullest for these days – and forever.

This commitment runs deep throughout the Chaplaincy Team at Lutheran Senior Services. Here at Rose Hill House, our commitment to residents and staff are designed to achieve a balanced approach to the support and services provided by our Chaplains. Our goal is to provide the entire Rose Hill House community with the fullness of God’s grace essential for balanced living through spiritual care, nurture, instruction, and faithful administration of the Sacraments.

As your chaplains, we are committed to helping our entire staff at Rose Hill House achieve success in assisting ‘Older Adults living life to the fullest’ with the full balance of God’s grace and mercy.

Rev. Robert Briggs
Chaplain, LSS Affordable Housing
ph 314.262.8202
Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, Rev. Bob served 20 years in the US Air Force, completing overseas tours in Europe and Asia. He is a 1999 graduate of the University of Massachusetts and received his Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 2004. Rev. Bob has served churches in Florissant, Spanish Lake, and St. Charles before receiving the call to serve LSS residents. He and his wife Lisa Marie have two grown children.

Rev. Monte Haun
Affordable Housing
ph 314.262.8226

Rev Monte is a former educator and has been in Pastoral Ministry since 2001. He currently serves as one of two chaplains, supporting our affordable housing residents. Monte and his wife, Cheryl, have two grown sons and currently live in St. Charles.

Spiritual Life Calendar

Church Worship
Every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Room

Catholic Eucharist
1st Sunday of the month at 2:00 p.m.
Community Room

Weekly Bible Study
Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
3rd Floor Library

Floor Plans

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HUD 202 housingA Tradition of Support

Lutheran Senior Services is a not-for-profit organization that is built on financial stability and sound stewardship.

We invite you to share our mission of serving seniors at Rose Hill House by making a gift that will advance our Christian mission of honoring and cherishing those we serve. Your gift will be used to directly help people.

Make your legacy part of the Lutheran Senior Services legacy. Select a specific area for your gift or make a gift to the area of greatest need. You may give now, or contact our gift consultant for free and confidential advice about how your gift can help others.


Giving Online

Click here to make a donation to LSS Affordable Housing using our secure online system powered by E-Service.


For More Information, Call…

Kirk Mattes
Administrator of Stewardship
ph 314.446.2412

Kirk Mattes, Administrator of Stewardship for Lutheran Senior Services, joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2000. Prior to joining Lutheran Senior Services, he was vice president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Foundation’s Gift Planning Services. As the Administrator of Stewardship, Kirk oversees a professional staff deployed to the various Lutheran Senior Services communities. He has a wealth of experience, helping people deal with financial challenges and opportunities. When not working, he enjoys trying to keep up with his grandchildren, playing racquetball and rooting for the Cardinals.

Handicap Accessible HousingMoving In

To call Rose Hill House or Rose Hill House II home, you must be 62 years of age or better. Eligibility for housing is based on income limits as set by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Call today to inquire about the current income guidelines.

Our on-site manager would look forward to discussing how Rose Hill House can help you enjoy your retirement years affordably. Call 314.966.0747 or click the button below to learn more!


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Application Forms

Ready to begin the process of making Rose Hill House home? Speak to our staff and then fill out the forms below.