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    Rachel Shively

    Rachel Sue Shively Rachel Sue Shively, 24, of Highland, Ill., born July 19, 1993, in Belleville, Ill., passed away August 22, 2017. Surviving are her parents, Dawn (Ronald Huckfeldt) Shively of Highland, Ill., Michael (Kim) Shively of Belleville, Ill.; brother, Brendan Shively of Highland, Ill.; sisters, Abigail Huckfeldt and Hannah Huckfeldt both of Highland, Ill.; half sister, Jessica Brookens of Belleville, Ill.; grandmother, Beverly Shively of Belleville, Ill. Memorial contributions in memory of Rachel may be given to the Family and can be received at the funeral home. Condolences to the family can be expressed through this online guestbook. Visitation: Friends may visit with the family 2:00 p.m. to 7:00…

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    Mary Klawonn

    Mary Barbara Klawonn Mary B. Klawonn, 100, long time resident of Caseyville, Ill., born April 28, 1917, in Jackson, Minn., passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. Mary was a loving wife and mother who loved to spend time with her family. In her earlier years she worked at St. Stephen’s Catholic School in Caseyville, Ill. She is preceded in death by her husband Charles A. “Bud” Klawonn; parents, George and Sarah, nee Shay, Higi; sister, Frances Tessmer; brothers, Charles Higi, Jacob Higi and Jimmy Higi. Surviving are her daughters, Sarah Marie Kemp of Slater, Mo., Mary Lou (Bernard) Kassing of Caseyville, Ill., Helen (Joe) Gresham of Ava, Ill.; she is…

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    Ray Morris

    Ray Morris, 87, of Collinsville passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He was born on November 14, 1929 in East St. Louis, IL.to Bernie Morris and Lucille, nee Younger, Stutsman. He married Catherine Wilma Pashia on May 2, 1953; she preceded him in death on September 29, 2014. Ray is survived by his three daughters, Linda (Michael) Hester of Collinsville, IL, Debi Ralston of Collinsville, and Teresa (Scott) Morris-Simon of Ft. Meyers, FL; three granddaughters, Tiffany Morris-Simon, Stephanie Ralston, and Jennifer Ralston; and one great-grandson, Malachi Oliver. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma and his parents. Ray proudly served his country…

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    Doris McGinnis

    Doris V. McGinnis Doris V., nee Hanser, McGinnis, 88, of Collinsville, Ill., born November 29, 1928, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017. Doris was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She retired from Ostle Drug Company after nearly twenty years and belonged to the Retailers Clerks Local 229. Doris was a very active member of the First Baptist Church, Collinsville, Ill., where she was the office administrator and treasurer along with being a Sunday School Teacher. She continued to give back to the community by volunteering for the Collinsville Area Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry, Tabitha Mission Circle and Good Samaritan Committee. She was preceded…

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    Darin Yureck

    Darin M. Yureck Darin Michael Yureck, 52, of Granite City, Ill., born on August 4, 1965, in Granite City, Ill., passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his father Stanley Yureck. Surviving are his loving wife Sharleen, nee Yurkovich, Yureck of Granite City, Ill.; his mother, Joreen, nee Tamburello, Burris of Granite City, Ill.; children, Nichole Moller of Collinsville Ill., Robin Yureck of Chicago, Ill.; brothers, Alan Yureck of Collinsville, Ill., Michael Yureck of Collinsville, Ill., John Yureck of Granite City, Ill., his three grandchildren, Elijah, Lydia and Naomi. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and…

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    Jameson Foster

    Infant son of Joe Foster and Nicole McQuary. Arrangements are pending at the Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, Illinois. Current Services for Herr Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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    Glori Wenzel

    Glori A Wenzel Glori Anne, nee Grundeman, Wenzel, 78, of Collinsville Ill., born September 17, 1938, in Leola, SD., passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, in Maryville Ill. Glori was a member of Copper Creek Christian Church, Maryville, Ill., where she had been organist/pianist for 15 years. She worked at Woods Basement Systems in Collinsville, Ill., for 13 years. She had previously retired from the California Department of Motor Vehicles in Oxnard, Ca., before moving to Collinsville with her husband Galen. Gloria was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Galen Wenzel; parents, Clarence and Geraldyn, nee Robb, Grundeman. Glori is survived by her much loved family: two daughters, Glenda…

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    Mark VandeRiet

    Mark Jerome VandeRiet Mark J. VandeRiet, 56, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born February 9, 1961, in Centerville, Ill., passed away August 9, 2017, Mark loved spending time with his family, family was everything to him. He was affectionately known by his nieces and nephews as the “Favorite Uncle”. He had a wonderful sense of humor with a heart of gold, described as generous to a fault. Mark valiantly served his country in the US Army; he served twice in the Middle East as Petroleum Supply Specialist. His hobbies included watching stock car racing and University of Illinois sports. He was known as a great dancer, he and his sister Linda…

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    Garry Warren

    Garry J. Warren Garry James Warren, 61, of Collinsville, Ill., born July 31, 1956, in St. Louis, Mo., passed away at home Monday, August 7, 2017, with his family by his side. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who very much enjoyed spending time with his family. He valiantly served his country in the US Army. Garry worked for Charter Spectrum as a Construction Coordinator. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Imogene, nee Woodruff, Braden. Surviving are his loving wife Karen, nee Singleton, Warren of Collinsville, Ill.; his sons, Robert (Gidget) Pilkus of Granite City, Ill., Darrell J. Warren of Collinsville, Ill.; his…

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    Kara Pinell

    Kara Pinell, 68, of Glen Carbon, Ill., born July 3, 1949 in Alton, Ill., passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Glen Carbon, IL. Kara graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Nursing. She was dedicated to her profession and helping others. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Abretts, nee Schultze, Jaggers. She leaves behind many dear friends. Sunset Hill Funeral Home Glen Carbon, Ill. Current Services for Herr Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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    Mark Nelson

    Memorials may be sent to: Mark Nelson YMCA Summer Camp Fund c/o YMCA 1200 Esic Dr. Edwardsville, Illinois 62025 Current Services for Herr Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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    Maryls Swartz

    Marlys J. Swartz Marlys J. Swartz, 89, of Caseyville, Ill., born January 12, 1928, in Fargo ND., passed away Thursday, August 03, 2017, in Belleville, Ill. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Marlys was dedicated to being a homemaker and taking care of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Ike” Swartz; parents, George and Agnes, nee Jenson, Saunderson; son in law, Earl Holmes; sister, Delores Rosstead. Surviving are her sons, George (Georgia) Swartz of St. Amant, La., Charles (Yvonne) Swartz of Mauston, Wi., Richard (Debra) Swartz of Fairview Heights, Ill., Paul (Paulette) Swartz of Lyndon Station, Wi.; her daughter, Toni Holmes…