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    Gee R. Krishnan

    Gee R. Krishnan, of Edwardsville, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, an Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He is survived by his wife, Kathy and his beloved dog, Toby. A private ceremony with family only will be held. Condolences maybe expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.

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    Rita R. Eads

    Rita R. Eads, age 85, of Glen Carbon, Illinois died at 12:14 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon. Rita had worked at Alton Memorial Hospital as a nurse for 10 years, the State of Illinois for 25 years, and community counseling for 6 years retiring in 1996. She was born March 6, 1933, in Glen Carbon the daughter of the late William J. & Ruth C. (Leuschke) Eads. Rita is survived by two first cousins, Sister Mary K. Leuschke of Cincinnati, Ohio and Larry Eads & wife Kathy of Glen Carbon; 9 second cousins, Jane Johnson & husband Jeff of Glen Carbon, Bryan Gerling of…

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    Esther Joan McGuire

    Esther Joan McGuire, age 81, of Spanish Lake, Missouri died Friday, August 24, 2018, at Christian Hospital in St. louis. Esther was a retired school bus driver in St. Louis. She was born September 7, 1936, in Noble County, Oklahoma the daughter of the late Chester & Naomi (Kent) Pearce. She married Robert McGuire on February 14, 1974, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death in 2005. Esther is survived by 3 sons, William Joseph Lopeman & wife Kathy of Kenai, Alaska, Michael Allen Lopeman & wife Un Young of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Sheldon Lopeman of Edwardsville; 4 grandsons, Jason Lopeman & wife Jessica of Jacksonville, North Carolina…

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    Patrick "Pat" M. Little

    Patrick M. “Pat” Little, age 65, of Edwardsville, Illinois, passed away at 4:35 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at Anderson Hospital. He was born March 17, 1953, the son of the late George E. & Evelyn (Stolze) Little. Pat is survived by three brothers, Thomas Little of Granite City, Illinois, Michael Little & wife Carrie of Belleville, Illinois, James Little & wife Denise of Crown Point, Indiana; two sisters, Ann Luttrell of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Sue Molla & husband Christopher of Edwardsville; ten nieces & nephews & 14 great nieces & nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brother Robert Little. There will be no visitation and…

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    Jessalyn Marie Ludwig

    Jessalyn Marie Ludwig, age 27, of Edwardsville, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018, in Missouri. She was born February 5, 1991, in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Daniel & Mary (Nekola) Ludwig. Jessalyn worked for the St. Louis County Library, where she was a big part of the children’s programs. She graduated from SIUE and then went on to the University of Illinois where she earned her master’s degree in library science. Jessalyn is also survived by her brother, Nicholas Ludwig of Edwardsville; her paternal grandmother, Edna Zika of Edwardsville; and many aunts & uncles. She was cremated according to her wishes and a memorial visitation will…

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    Jo Ann Eihausen

    Jo Ann Eihausen, age 89, of Edwardsville, Illinois, passed away at 11:05 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. She was born May 22, 1929, in Alton, Illinois, the daughter of the late James & Julia (Hentz) Broderick. Jo Ann married Quinten K. Eihausen June 17, 1950, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Edwardsville. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2017. She worked for Edwardsville School district for over 20 years, first as the secretary for the principle at N.O. Nelson school and then as the secretary for the A.V. director at the Hadley House. Jo Ann is survived by two sons, Robert…

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    Charles E. Hall

    Charles E. Hall, age 89, of Sugar Land, Texas, formerly of Edwardsville, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018, at St. Luke’s Health Hospital in Sugar Land, Texas. He was born June 18, 1929, in Edwardsville, the son of the late Bertle & Anna (Harenzo) Hall. Charles married Betty L. Landua on November 19, 1949, in Collinsville, Illinois. She preceded him in death on March 9, 2002. He is survived by 5 sons, Charles Hall of Edwardsville, Stephen Hall & wife Rise of Edwardsville, John Hall of Herman, Missouri, James Hall & wife Dorris of Maine, and Daniel Hall of Sugar Land, Texas; one daughter, Kathleen Gilmartin of New Jersey; 12…

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    W. Dale Hamlet

    Dale Hamlet, age 82, of Worden, Illinois died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at his home. Dale was a retired engineer having worked for McDonnell-Douglas in St. Louis. He was born December 19, 1935, Yellville, Arkansas the son of the late Willie & Douglas (Keeter) Hamlet. He married Nadine Walker on September 14, 1957, at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Edwardsville. Besides his wife Nadine he is survived by 3 daughters, Joy Isaacs & husband Jeff of Port Royal, Virginia and Vickie Hamlet & wife Nancy Nekola of Edwardsville, and Karen Koester & husband Lance of Fairview Heights; and 1 son, Gregory Hamlet & wife Stacey of Worden; 5 grandchildren,…

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    Jerry Lee Staten

    Jerry Lee Staten, 86, of Glen Carbon, Illinois passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at his home. Jerry was a retired clinical psychologist in the metro east. He was born October 31, 1931, in Alton, Illinois the son of the Chester & Nola Fern (Shirley) Staten. He married Nancy (Nicol) Vetter on November 28, 1998, at Immanuel Methodist Church in Edwardsville. Besides his wife, Nancy he is survived by 4 sons, Michael Staten & wife Carla of Jerseyville, Eric Staten & wife Mary of East Alton, Shawn Vetter & wife Trina of Glen Carbon, and Tim Vetter & wife Melissa of Glen Carbon; 1 daughter, Susan Beckley &…

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    William J. Knapp

    William J. Knapp, age 58, of Edwardsville, Illinois died on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at his home. William was an attorney with Knapp, Ohl, & Green in Edwardsville. He was born June 20, 1960, in Flora, Illinois. The son of Jane (Johnston) Knapp of Xenia, Illinois and the late Bill L. Knapp. Besides his mother he is survived by one son, Benjamin Lomax Johnston Knapp of Chicago; two brothers, Charles B. Knapp & wife Kay of Xenia, Illinois and Paul A. Knapp & wife Linda of Xenia; and one sister, Elizabeth A. Forth & husband Rick of Xenia; a number of nieces and nephews; two grandchildren, Hailey & Jake Siepka…

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    Arthur O. Rock

    Arthur O. Rock, age 88, of Glen Carbon, Illinois died at 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Eden Village Care Center. Arthur worked for 19 years at the Naval Support Center in Crane, Indiana and as a chemist for Union Starch in Granite City for 15 years. He was born May 24, 1930, in O’Fallon, Illinois the son of the late Arthur H. & Elberta (Widicus) Rock. He married Geraldine Eberhart on June 11, 1955, in Edwardsville. Besides his wife Geraldine he is survived by 2 daughters, Tammy Cinotto & husband Dom of Glenelg, Maryland and Dawn East & husband Bryan of Troy, Illinois; 2 grandchildren, Patrick East &…