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    Ronald T. Raeber

    Ronald Thomas Raeber, 82 years of Columbia, IL, passed away on September 26, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO. He was born December 17, 1935, in East St. Louis, IL. He was married to Norma, nee Genschoreck, Raeber, who survives him. They were married September 13, 1958, in Marysville, KS. Ron was a retired carpenter and member of Carpenters Local 1997, Columbia, IL. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL, Knights of Columbus 6165, George R. Kutterer Council Columbia, IL, Columbia Volunteer Fire Department, Sister Cities of Columbia, and Columbia Gymnastic Association. He had served in the U.S. Navy Reserves and was a U.S.…

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    Don A. Alford

    Don Alan Alford, 69 years of Dupo, IL, passed away on September 22, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Health Center, Alton, IL. He was born September 7, 1949, in Belleville, IL. Don had retired after 42 years of service with the Alton and Southern Railroad. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post #485, Dupo, IL, where he had served as a Vice-Commander. Surviving are his wife, Delores, nee Dedmon, Alford; sons, Todd (Corena) Woodall of Springfield, II, and Michael (Amanda) Dedmon of Marissa, IL, grandchildren, Taylor and Torri Dedmon, and Austin Woodall, brother, Greg Alford of Albers, II, sister, Jessica Alford of Fairview…

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    Mildred M. Rippelmeyer

    Mildred M. Rippelmeyer, 91 years old of Waterloo, IL., formerly of Dupo, IL., passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Red Bud Regional Hospital, Red Bud, IL. She was born March 24, 1927, in Dupo, IL. She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ in Dupo, IL. She attended Dupo Grade School and Dupo High School. Upon graduation she worked as an assistant bookkeeper for the Mon-Clair Grain & Supply Company until 1952. She married Elmer C. Rippelmeyer on September 21, 1952 and he preceded her in death on December 18, 1988. Surviving are her Sister-In-Law, Joyce Rippelmeyer; her Two Nieces, Cynthia (David) Birk & Caryl (David)…

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    Ronald "Fuzzy" Eckert

    Ronald "Fuzzy" Eckert Ronald "Fuzzy" Eckert, 75, of Millstadt, IL, died September 21, 2018 in Millstadt, IL. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 11, 1942 in Belleville, II, son of Eugene W. Eckert and Wilma F. Schubert . Fuzzy was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a cook during his time of service. Fuzzy later worked as a postal carrier for United States Postal Service, for over 20 years, where he was awarded "Rural Carrier of the Year" for the entire state of Illinois, in 2011. He was an Executive Member of the Millstadt Senior Center and a Trustee for the…

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    Virgil Osborn Stevens

    Virgil Osborn Stevens Virgil Osborn Stevens, 72, of Dupo, IL, born on July 4, 1946, in St. Louis, MO, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018, at home, surrounded by his family. Virgil went to East Carondelet Grade School and Dupo High School. He served in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1972 including two tours in Vietnam. He retired from Daimler Chrysler after 35 years. He was married to the love of his life on December 13, 1969, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dupo, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Gertrude Stevens, grandson, Jacob W. Stevens, and best friend…

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    James ‘Buck’ Buckeridge

    James R. ‘Buck’ Buckeridge, 75 years of Columbia, IL, passed away on September 19, 2018, at his home after a brief battle with cancer. He was born March 27, 1943, in Evergreen Park, IL, son of the late Roger and Marie, nee Lauer, Buckeridge. He was married to Carolyn (Haning) Buckeridge. They were married November 28, 1969, in Lincoln, IL. Jim was a member of E.A.A., and the Pontiac Oakland Club. He had served in the U.S. Army and had been stationed in Korea. He had retired as a cartographer from the Defense Mapping Agency. Jim had graduated from Parks Air College, St. Louis University. Jim’s family wishes to extend…

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    Lawrence E. S. White

    Lawrence E. S. White, 87 years old of Cahokia, IL., passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born February 24, 1931, in Jefferson City, MO. Lawrence is a retired night supervisor from Monsanto in St. Louis, MO. Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Mary White, nee Mallicoat, four Daughters, Diana (Gilbert) Sutter, Donna (William) Wagner, Debbie Kennedy & Dawn (Dale) Raymer, two Sons, Larry (Kerri) White & Scott White, 17 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, his brothers, James White and Robert (Shirley) White, sister-in-law, Audrey Wiley, along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his Daughter, Darlene…

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    Forest Evelyn (Crain) Laufer

    Forest Evelyn Laufer, nee Crain 101 years old of Valley Park, MO, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at her residence. She was born March 11, 1917, in Ava, IL. Surviving are her Son, Wayne Lee (Gayle) Laufer of Sanibel, FL., her Daughter, Jo Anne (Phil) McCullough of Fenton, MO; her Grandchildren, Bradley (Karen) Laufer of Tuscon, AZ., Brandie (Christian) Ettinger of Portland, OR., Joy (Matt) Lapides of Crestwood, MO., & Daniel (Heather) McCullough of Aurora, CO; her Great-Grandchildren, Aydan Laufer of Tucson, AZ., Julian Ettinger of Portland, OR., Evelyn Ettinger of Portland, OR. & Emma Lapides of Crestwood, MO; along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded…

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    Marvin H. Mueller

    Marvin Harold Mueller, 71, passed away on September 11, 2018, on his family farm in the Columbia bottoms. He was born on September 17, 1946, the son of the late Herbert A. and Helen A. (Wilde) Mueller. Marvin was a 1964 graduate of Columbia High School. He served in the United States Army Reserve from 1965 to 1971. Marvin married Mary “Elaine” Cleveland on April 12, 1969. He was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the Monroe County Farm Bureau, Monroe County Pork Producers, Honorary Member of the Valmeyer FFA, and member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia. Marvin is survived by his beloved wife…

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    Linda J. Roschnafsky

    Linda J. Roschnafsky, age 75, of Millstadt, IL., born June 15, 1943, in Belleville, IL., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. Linda was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, IL. She was previously employed by Proctor and Gamble as a sales representative. Linda enjoyed the theater and was a head usher at the Fabulous Fox and also volunteered at the Repertory Theater. She was the first female elected as Alderwomen for the Village of Millstadt and was a former Village Clerk. Linda (Miss Molly) brought smiles to thousands of children in the St. Louis metropolitan area as a…

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    DeWayne E. Polacek

    Dewayne E. "Wino" Polacek, 58, of Red Bud, Illinois, died August 29th, 2018, at his home. He was born April 11th, 1960, in Red Bud, Illinois. He is survived by his wife of almost 39 years, Lynette Polacek, nee Banks. They were married on September 8th, 1979. He is also survived by his father and step-mother, Robert B. Polacek and Polly Ann (Mack) Polacek; his siblings, Donald (Mary Lou) Polacek, Larry (Lori) Polacek, Keith Polacek, Angela ( Kenneth Kettler) Polacek, Teresa Witt, Christine (Johnny) Pfeffer, Floyd (Susan) Nottmeier, Michelle Auger, and Melissa (Brad) Duren; his sister-in-law, Delaine (Larry Traituer) Banks; an aunt, an uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, great…

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    Stacie K. Thoma

    Stacie K. Thoma, 37 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on September 2, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO, from injuries sustained in a car accident. She was born April 10, 1981, in Kirkwood, MO, daughter of Robert (Gail) Thoma of Columbia, IL, and the late Denise, nee Grob, Thoma. Stacie earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Webster University, Webster Groves, MO. Stacie had a unique sense of humor, quick wit, infectious laugh, and was incredibly creative. She was a lover of animals, eclectic foods, comedic music and terrible TV shows. She loved to sing and act, singing in church and acting in a few plays in…

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    Ethel Mae Yates

    Ethel Mae Yates, nee Schablowsky, 91 years of Dupo, Ill., born October 3, 1926, in Royalton, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Oak Hill Care Center, Waterloo, Ill.. Ethel was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbia, Ill. and the ladies aide at the church. She was a former member of the VFW ladies auxiliary in Dupo. She had worked for Biederman’s Department Store in St. Louis, MO., and later worked for the Dupo Grade School as a custodian and playground supervisor. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Audrey J. "Bob" Yates, her parents, Carl and Adeline, nee Monet, Schablowsky; her sisters, Anna…

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    Frances Lee Papproth

    Frances Lee Papproth, 74 years of Waterloo, IL, passed away on September 1, 2018 at Oak Hill Care Center, Waterloo, IL. She was born March 4, 1944, in Carbondale, IL. She was the daughter of the late Bernard and Mary, nee Adams, Lybarger. Surviving are her son, Brian (Joan) Papproth of Columbia, IL; and daughter, Lisa (Chris) Naumann of Waterloo, IL; four grandchildren, Courtney (Ben) Frizzelle, Christopher (Lindsey) Egner, Kayla (Sean) Fitzgerald, and Sarah Amann; great-grandchildren, Kendal, Hadley, Henry, Shelby and Kristina; along with other relatives and friends. There will be no public services, as requested by Frances. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial…

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    Louise B. Hepp

    Louise B. Hepp, nee Bauman, 73, of Millstadt, IL., born January 21, 1945, in Highland, IL., passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side on September 1, 2018. Louise graduated from the Academy of Notre Dame and worked for a number of years as a civil service secretary at Scott AFB. She then worked as a bank secretary before retiring as a commercial loan coordinator after 32 years of dedicated service with First National Bank of Millstadt and Central Bank of St. Louis. A devoted Catholic, Louise was a long-time member of St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, IL. She was a member of St. James Over…

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    Karin Lynn Whelan

    Karin Lynn Whelan, 30 years old of Red Bud, IL., passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was born December 14, 1987, in Springfield, IL. Karin was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Red Bud, IL. Surviving are her parents, William & Linda, nee Linnertz, Guebert; her Brother, Scott (Susan) Whelan; her Boyfriend, Karl Byrd; along with other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her Grandparents, Frank & Ardell Linnertz and Edwin & Nina Guebert; her Uncles, Larry Berg & Daniel Guebert and her Cousin, Beth Guebert. Visitation will be on Monday, September 3, 2018…

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    Rita H. Breitenstein

    Rita H. Breitenstein, 95 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 30, 2018 at her residence. She was born April 27, 1923, in Waterloo, IL, daughter of the late Vincent and Clara, nee Marquardt, Rick. She was married to the late Harry L. Breitenstein. They were married September 4, 1943. He had passed away March 3, 1995. Rita was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Columbia, IL, where she had been active with the Altar Sodality, and the Columbia Senior Citizens. She had been a seamstress at Ely Walker, Belleville, IL, and Charles Todd, Columbia, IL. One of her passions in life was quilting, having stitched several hundred…

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    Cynthia A. Baumann

    Cynthia A. Baumann, 57 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 25, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. She was born March 27, 1961, in Centreville, IL, daughter of the late Walter and Elma, nee Meyer, Baumann. Cindy was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL, where she had enjoyed Bible Study over the years. She was her mother’s companion after her father’s death. Cindy loved and cared for birds, whether it was her Parakeets, or the birds who frequented her bird-feeders. Surviving are her sister, Mary (Albert) Diehl of Atlanta, GA; niece, Vanessa (Gregory) Weiss; nephew, Dr. Albert Diehl III, along…

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    Roberta "Betty" E. Mann

    Roberta ‘Betty’ E. Mann, 90 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 29, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, O Fallon, IL. She was born February 4, 1928, in Columbia, IL, daughter of the late Rudolph and Emilie, nee Wehking, Brink. She was married to the late Kenneth C. Mann. They were married December 28, 1950, at St. Paul U.C. of C. in Columbia, IL. He had passed away February 24, 1999. Betty attended grade school in a one room school house in New Minden, IL, taught by her father, and graduated from Hoyleton High School. During her youth she played the violin, piano, and sang in many school productions.…

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    Christina Gaerig

    Christina Gaerig, 92 years of Red Bud, IL, passed away on August 23, 2018 at Red Bud Regional Care Center in Red Bud, IL. Christina was born February 19, 1926 in Dowell, IL. Christina was a homemaker and member of Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church of Royalton, IL. She was born and raised in Dowell, IL before marrying John W. Gaerig and moving to Du Quoin, IL where they lived until they moved to Red Bud, IL in 1969. Surviving are her daughter, Julie Gaerig Bransky along with husband Howard Bransky, son, John Gaerig and wife Julie Crim Gaerig, grandchildren, Alexes and Audrey Gaerig, along with many other…

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    Michael Mueller

    Michael J. Mueller, 65 years of Dupo, IL, born October 12, 1952, in St. Louis, MO., passed away on August 22, 2018 at Touchette Regional Hospital, Centreville, IL. Michael was a bus driver for Bi-State/Metro. Surviving are his fiance, Virginia Freeman his two Sons, Michael Mueller and Chris Mueller, his brothers, Steve (Lavanda) Mueller, Tony Mueller and Nick Mueller, his sister, Kim (Mike) Hood, grandchildren, Tyler (Kassandra) Beel, Breanna Johnson, Michael Mueller, Isabella Mueller, Christopher Mueller, Dustin Mueller, Rylea Mueller, Abriel (Corey) Mueller and Matthew (Sam) Mueller, great grandchildren Ashleigh, Aiden, Asher, Matthew and Aubrie, along with other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 1:00…

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    Roger Dale Holtkamp

    OBITUARY Roger Holtkamp Roger Dale Holtkamp, 64 years of Cahokia, IL, Born February 4, 1954 in Mexico, MO., passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence. Roger was a driver for an auto towing company. He had served in the United States Air force and then in the United States Army. Surviving are his wife, Shirley J. "Penny" Holtkamp, nee Goss, his children, Roger, Robert, Krystie, Richard, James and Josh, 23 grandchildren, his brother, Stanley (Sharon) Holtkamp, twin brother, Richard Holtkamp, his sisters, Carol (Charlie) Wilmes and Janice (Russ) Vukmir, along with other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, James J. and Helen…

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    Russell P. Buechler

    Russell P. Buechler, 90 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 21, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. He was born March 3, 1928, in Belleville, IL, son of the late August and Mathilda, Bretch, Buechler. He was married to Mary Ann, nee Lumbattis, Buechler, who survives him. They were married October 1, 1955, in Belleville, IL. Russell was retired from Ameren Union Electric, St. Louis, MO, and was a member of American Legion Post 581, Columbia, IL. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War in 1951-52. Surviving are two daughters, Susan Housewright of Columbia, IL, and Sharon (Randall) Buettner of Columbia, IL; two sons,…

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    Janet L. Edmiston

    Janet L., nee Landgraf, Edmiston, 74 years of Ballwin, MO, passed away on August 16, 2018 at Delmar Gardens of Chesterfield, Chesterfield, MO. She was born October 14, 1943, in Belleville, IL. She was known as "Mrs. E" by generations of Girl Scouts and was recently presented with the "Volunteer of Excellence Award." She loved crafting and singing and had spent more than a few nights in a tent. She traveled with a troop to Our Chalet in Switzerland and had visited Our Cabana in Mexico. She was known as "Nanny J" to a number of wonderful children over the years. Most recently she had watched Ava and Gavin and…

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    Dolores A. Wright

    Dolores A. Wright, 87 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 16, 2018 at Integrity Health Care of Columbia, Columbia, IL. She was born August 20, 1930, in East St. Louis, IL, daughter of the late August and Elizabeth, nee Carle, Ritter. She was married to the late Orville W. Wright. They were married February 9, 1952, in St. Louis, MO. He had passed away May 3, 2006. She had retired from Famous-Barr, St. Louis, MO, with over 39 years service. Dolores was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL. Surviving are two sons, Michael J. (LouAnn) Wright of Belleville, IL, and David A. Wright…

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    Mary L. Keller

    Mary Louise Keller, 72 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 9, 2018, at Integrity Health Care of Columbia, IL. She was born January 2, 1946, in East St. Louis, IL, daughter of the late Francis A. and Geneva E., nee Kelley, Bertrand. She was married to the late Virgil B. Keller. They were married September 17, 1971, in Belleville, IL. He had passed away January 16, 2007. Mary had been a social worker with the State of Illinois for many years. She was quite proud of having achieved a Master’s Degree in social work. She later retired from Washington University, St. Louis, MO, and was a member of…

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    Helen M. Coleman

    OBITUARY Helen Coleman Helen M. Coleman, Frederick, 77 years old of Fairview Heights, IL., formerly of Dupo, IL., passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Liberty Village in Maryville, IL. She was born August 13, 1940, in Dupo, IL. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dupo, IL. Helen had worked at Ralston-Purina in St. Louis, MO., and later with Tom and Mary Ann Reeves with Ryder Trucking in St. Louis, MO. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Donald L. Coleman; her Two Sisters, Mary Ann Reeves & Gloria Jean Snow and her Parents, Arthur J. & Verneila M., nee Gooche, Frederick. Surviving are…

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    Edna C. Taake

    Edna C. Taake, 96 years of Columbia, IL, passed away on August 6, 2018 at Garden Place of Columbia, Columbia, IL. She was born August 6, 1922, in New Hanover, IL, daughter of the late William and Hulda, nee Taake, Schmidt. She was married to the late Roy A. Taake. They were married May 31, 1953, in Columbia, IL. He had passed away June 18, 2017. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL. Edna had worked as a cook with the Columbia Unit #4 School District. She was an avid quilter, bingo player, and enjoyed many card clubs. Surviving are her daughter, Carol (Larry)…

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    Shirley J. Morrow

    Shirley J. Morrow, 86 years of Columbia, IL, passed away at her residence on August 3, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 10, 1931, the daughter of the late Carl Cook and Mary Elizabeth Lockhart. She was married to the late Joel H. Morrow. They were married November 24, 1949, in Columbia, IL. He passed away February, 5, 1999. Shirley was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL, and American Legion Post 581 Auxiliary, Columbia, IL Surviving are her daughter, Denise (Kirk) Fisher; grandchildren, Tanya (Ryan) Hunsaker, Jaime (Chris) Fisher, Jennifer (Dax) Fuentes, and Tony (Becky) Morrow; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Megan, Ryan, Luke,…

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    Jason Sutter

    Jason Sutter, 61 years old of Dupo, IL., passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, IL. He was born October 17, 1956, in Detroit, MI. Jason enjoyed volunteering at the Cahokia Community Basket food pantry and hanging out with his friends. Surviving are Daughters, Brandy Sutter, Amy Sutter, and Karla Sutter; Brothers, Nelson Sutter, Gilbert (Diana) Sutter, Jeffery (Tami) Sutter; Sister, Lisa Burton, along with many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Joyce, nee Bidigare, Sutter. Visitation will be Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at Leesman Funeral Home in Dupo,…

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    Sandra Kay Kirby

    Sandra K. Kirby, nee Royer, 67 years old of Millstadt, Ill., born May 29, 1951 in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Oak Hill in Waterloo, Ill. Sandra was a homemaker. She was preceded in by her parents, Melvin and Blanche, nee Hunter, Royer. Surviving are her husband, James Michael Kirby, her son, Chris (Cheryl) Kirby and her grandson Cameron Kirby. At Sandra’s request she will be cremated and no services will be held.. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to ALS Association – St. Louis Regional Chapter 2258 Weldon Parkway, St. Louis, MO, 63146.…

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    Betty Jean Kreher

    Betty Jean Kreher, nee Volkmann, 86 years old, lifelong resident of Millstadt, IL., passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Freeburg Care Center in Freeburg, IL. She was born January 1, 1932, in Millstadt, IL. Betty was a 1949 graduate of Belleville Township High School. She worked for St. Clair Service Company for 20 years and she also worked various secretarial jobs with the last 19 plus years at Central Bank of St. Louis in Millstadt, IL. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, IL. the Ladies Aide at Trinity, the Millstadt Historical Society, and the Sister Cities. Surviving are her Son, John (Rose) Kreher;…

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    Roy A. Grueninger

    Roy A. Grueninger, 82 years, of Columbia, IL, passed away on July 28, 2018. He was born March 24, 1936, in Columbia, IL, son of late Joseph A., and Dorothy M., nee Hoock, Grueninger. He was married to Ethel R., nee Peterson, Grueninger, who survives him. They were married February 16, 1957, at Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia, IL. Roy had retired from Monsanto Corp., Sauget, IL, in 1993 after working there 32 years. He was also an instructor at Bailey Tech College, and as an EMT on the Columbia, IL Ambulance system, which he helped establish. Surviving are five sons, Mark Grueninger of Valmeyer, IL; David (Tammy) Grueninger of…

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    Irene Mary Fausz

    OBITUARY Irene M. Fausz Irene Mary Fausz, 100 years of Red Bud, Ill, born December 17, 1917, in Renault, Ill. passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Red Bud Regional Care Center in Red Bud, Ill. Irene was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Renault, Ill. She was a quilter at the church and she cooked for all church picnics. She always loved cooking for her family and made a great breakfast for the deer hunters. Irene also enjoyed gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Fausz, her son, Raymond Fausz Sr., her parents, William and Minnie, nee…

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    Margie Lou Kuntz

    Margie Lou Kuntz Jul 25, 2018 Margie L Kuntz, 87 years of Dupo, IL., passed away on July 25, 2018 at her residence in Dupo, IL., she was born January 21, 1931, in Hardy, AR. Margie was a homemaker and in her active years loved to play the guitar and organ. She was and avid reader and enjoyed doing crossword puzzles. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Arnold, MO. Surviving are Daughter, Linda (John) Murray; Grandchildren, Andrea (Darren) Thurm, Scott (Susanne) Murray, Great-…

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    Vickie Ann Wendel

    Vickie Ann Wendel Jul 24, 2018 Vickie Ann, nee Hotz, Wendel, 61 years of East Carondelet, IL, passed away on July 24, 2018 at Bria Healthcare of Belleville, IL. She was born March 15, 1957, in East Saint Louis, IL. Vickie had been an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dupo, IL, where she was a member of the choir. She enjoyed crafting jewelry and was an animal lover, who found thoroughly enjoyed her pets. Surviving are her three sisters, Barbara (Bill) Reeg, Lois (Robert) Matula, …

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    Jeffrey A. Thomas

    Jeffrey A. Thomas Jul 21, 2018 OBITUARY Mr. Jeffrey A. Thomas Jeffrey A. Thomas, 61 years of Swansea, Ill., formerly of Millstadt, Ill., born June 13, 1957, in Quincy, Ill., passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2018 at his residence. Jeffrey was a concrete layer, carpenter, and an audio equipment installer as well. He enjoyed many pastimes, he really enjoyed mushroom hunting, hiking, painting and music. He was preceded in death by his parents, James “Jim” and Charlotte, nee Burrows, Thomas. Surviv…

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    Virginia L Russell

    Virginia L Russell Jul 17, 2018 Virginia Russell, 86 years of Cahokia, IL, passed away on July 17, 2018 at Integrity Health Care of Columbia, Columbia, IL. She was born December 3, 1931 in Catawissa, MO. Virginia was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a waitress and worked at Huffman and Penneman Elementary Schools in Cahokia, IL for many years. Surviving are Daughter, Debra (Jim) Henry; Two Grandchildren, Dawn (Brian) Rouggly and Elvis “Jimmy” (Cyndi) Henry; Great-G…

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    Delores Irene Wienhoff

    Delores Irene Wienhoff Jul 11, 2018 OBITUARY Delores Wienhoff Delores Irene Wienhoff, nee Vogt, 74 years old, of Millstadt, Illinois, passed away on July 11th, 2018 at Evelyn’s House, in Creve Coeur, Missouri . She was born August 17, 1943, in East St. Louis, Illinois. Delores worked in at Weilbacher’s in Columbia, Illinois, Small’s in Belleville, Illinois, and Westend Tailor. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Columbia, Illinois, and she was also a member of the Sac…