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    Elliot Moore

    Elliot Moore Elliot I. Moore, passed away Thursday, June 6 at the age of 42. His larger-than-life persona and trademark stubbornness will not be forgotten. His love of music was surpassed only by his love of Blues Hockey, Cardinal Baseball and being a member of the Waterloo community.  Elliot is survived by his mother, Diane Smith of St. Louis, Mo , Sisters Lisa Lawrence of Brighton, IL, Cheryl Moore of St. Louis, Mo, step-brother, Thad Hunter, of Minneapolis, Mn, step-sister Courtney (C…

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    Earl Kopp

    Earl Kopp Earl L. Kopp, 79, of Waterloo, IL, died June 5, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born July 6, 1939, in Belleville, IL. He is survived by his wife Delores Kopp (nee Whelan); children Eric Kopp, Tania (Terry) Barbeau, Natalie Kopp, and Mark (Rachel) Kopp; grandchildren Joseph, Tyler, Steven, Rebecca, and Bailey; great grandchildren Harley and Jaxson; brother Erwin Kopp; sister-in-law Del Rose Descher; nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends. Earl is preceded in death by his parents Emil &a…

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    Marguerite “Boots” Knispel-Schmidt

    Marguerite “Boots” Knispel-Schmidt Marguerite Mae “Boots” Knispel-Schmidt, nee Frueh, age 82, of Columbia, IL, passed peacefully into rest on May 31, 2019, at her home in Columbia, IL. Born in Zanesville, OH, in 1936, Boots was the oldest child of George W. and Mae I. (nee Dreier) Frueh.  She attended Lash High School, Valparaiso University and graduated from Indiana University Magna Cum Laude with the degree that would define her life of service: Elementary Education.  She served t…

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    Cynthia Lyons

    Cynthia Lyons Cynthia L. Lyons, nee Juelfs, 58, of French Village, MO, formerly of Waterloo, IL, died May 29, 2019, in French Village, MO. She was born May 28, 1961, in Red Bud, IL. She is survived by her children Angela (Bill) Myers, Andrew (Anita) Hutchins, & Dany Lyons; grandchildren Paighton Herbert, Macie Allgire, Aiden Allgire, Aubrey Melching, Kadence Hutchins, & Ameliah Hutchins; mother Joyce (Redman) Hamner; sisters and brothers Buddy (Cindy) Juelfs, Sherry (Robert) Clark, Ja…

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    Vimala Patel

    Vimala Patel Vimala K. Patel, nee Amin, 86, of Red Bud, IL, died May 15, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born November 1, 1932, in India. She is survived by her brother Prafulbhai; children Usha, Dilip, Daksha, Rohit, Saku, Ila, Padam, Kirti, Mukesh, Kina, and Rajendra; and grandchildren Smruti, Umesh, Khinal, Sajit, Jalu, Samani, Hardik, Nishma, Dixit, Vishaka, Rushi, Utsav, Shivali, Satya, Khilan, Arpita, Neel, Ashish, Saurabh, Priya, Hiral, Rutvik, Deepa, and Deena. Vimala is preceded in dea…

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    Mark Keim

    Mark Keim Mark A. Keim, 68, of Waterloo, IL, died May 14, 2019, at his home in Waterloo, IL after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He was born July 10, 1950, in Red Bud, IL. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Debra Keim (nee Schaack); children Wayne (Gretchen) Menke, Shawn (Christy) Keim, Terri (Dan) Krebel, Shawn (Angie) Menke, Rachel (Shelby) Mathes, Bethany (Rodney) Cissell, Brandon (Jessica Stonich) Keim; grandchildren Cole (Holland Wallace) Keim, Trent and Hannah Menke, Daniel,… …

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    Iris Hight

    Iris Hight Iris Irene Hight, nee Garrott, 86, of Millstadt, IL, passed away suddenly at her home on May 10, 2019, in Millstadt, IL. She was born April 24, 1933, in Union County, IL, the daughter of Lester and Maude (Ury) Garrott. She was a graduate of SIU Carbondale and was employed by the University of Illinois in the Illinois extension service until she started a family and became a homemaker her remaining years. She married Harley D. Hight on May 25, 1957 at the Big Creek Baptist Church so…

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    Kelly Di Maggio

    Kelly Di Maggio Kelly  Di Maggio, nee Ahne, 41, of O’Fallon, IL, died May 10, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born February 22, 1978, in Red Bud, IL. She is survived by her husband Danny Di Maggio; daughter Abbigail Lynn Haines (friend Gage Knoll); step-daughter Zoe Di Maggio; step-mother Mary Ahne; brothers Bryan (Dixie) Ahne and Kim (Lyn) Ahne; step-sister Sandy Varner; brother-in-law Joseph Michael (Anna Garrison) Di Maggio; mother-in-law Violet Blassingame; grandmother-in-law Annie J…

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    Barbara Helfrich

    Barbara Helfrich Barbara A. Helfrich, aged 67, formerly of Waterloo, Illinois went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 3rd, 2019.  She was born May 30, 1951 in Red Bud, Illinois, a daughter of the late Raymond and Pauline Helfrich of Waterloo, IL. She graduated in 1969 from Gibault High School and attended Winona International School of Photography. Barb was the founder and owner/operator of Helfrich Portrait Studio and Tuxedo One in Columbia…

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    Shirley Shelton

    Shirley Shelton Shirley A. Shelton, nee Rey, 75, of Waterloo, IL, died April 29, 2019, in Belleville, IL. She was born October 6, 1943, in Belleville, IL. No services will be held. Shirley A. Shelton, nee Rey, 75, of Waterloo, IL, died April 29, 2019, in Belleville, IL. She was born October 6, 1943, in Belleville, IL. No services will be held. View   Send Flowers

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    Marilyn Mroz

    Marilyn Mroz Marilyn M. Mroz, nee Sims, 82, of Columbia, IL, died May 7, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born June 28, 1936, in East St. Louis, IL.     She is survived by her children Michael A. Mroz,and Sheryl “Sam” (Mroz) High; grandchildren; and great grandchildren.     Marilyn is preceded in death by her son Mark Steven Mroz; parents Harrel R. & Sylvania (nee Rollhaus) Sims; and sister Eileen Esker (nee Sims).       As an expression……

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    Ralph Niederhoffer

    Ralph Niederhoffer Ralph Niederhoffer, 94, of Waterloo, IL, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on May 8, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born August 26, 1924, in St. Louis, MO. He is survived by his children Carole Brumit, Brenda Kappler, Gwen Cummins, and Denis Niederhoffer (Sara); 17 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and cousins. He is preceded in death by his wife Frances Niederhoffer (nee Updegraff), 2nd wife Virginia Tu…

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    Lucille Brandt

    Lucille Brandt Lucille Brandt, nee Dintelmann, 98, of Waterloo, IL, died May 8, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born July 18, 1920, in Valmeyer, IL. She is survived by her children Leroy (Janet) Brandt & Linda (Robert) Schmidt; grandchildren Lisa (Michael) Mormann, Gary (Kelly) Brandt, and Amy (James) Halleran; great grandchildren Brian (Caity) Mormann, Matthew Mormann, Garrett Brandt, Erin Halleran, Cohen Brandt, and Kaleigh Halleran; sisters and brother Gladys Kinzinger, Eugene Dinte…

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    Gladys Bequette

    Gladys Bequette Gladys Bequette, nee Weber, 94, of Waterloo, IL, died May 6, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born January 30, 1925, in Valmeyer, IL. She is survived by her children Karlene (Paul) Feldker, Terry (Mary Tegel) Bequette, Willam (Cheryl) Bequette, and Thomas (Sandy) Bequette; grandchildren Julie (Rodney) Fickas, David (Kim) Feldker, William (Leigh-Ann) Feldker, Todd Bequette, Jodie (Brian) Hitchman, Lindy (Jason) Miller, Andrew (Julie) Bequette, and Amanda (Robbie) Soutee; st…

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    Clarence Feldmeier

    Clarence Feldmeier Clarence I. Feldmeier, 88, of Fults, IL, died April 29, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. He was born August 3, 1930, in Chafin Bridge, IL. He is survived by his daughter Carla Feldmeier; sister Florence Feldmeier; sisters-in-law Wilma Johnson & Melba Asselmeier; nieces; nephews; and cousins. Clarence is preceded in death by his wife Twila Feldmeier nee Asselmeier; parents Henry C. & Amanda  (nee Boersch) Feldmeier Jr.; brothers Arthur A. and Virgil C. Feldmeier; and sis…

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    Alice Elliot

    Alice Elliot Alice Mae Elliot, nee Aubrey, 80, of Waterloo, IL, died April 28, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born September 11, 1938, in Grand Junction, CO. She is survived by children Sandra Large, Ernie (Susan) Sandlin, Ernest (Patty) Sandlin, Ernest Sandlin Jr., Alice JoAnn Sandlin; grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; & cousins. Alice is preceded in death by her husband Jonathan C. Elliot; parents As an expression of sympathy the family pref…

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    Carol Woodcock

    Carol Woodcock Carol Ann Woodcock, nee Rippelmeyer, 73, of Waterloo, IL, died April 27, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born August 8, 1945, in Belleville, IL. She is survived by her husband Gerald Woodcock; daughter Jody Woodcock; grandchildren Nicole Schaefer, Josh Woodcock, and Brenna Woodcock; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents Clarence & Ann (nee Koch) Rippelmeyer; son Blayne Woodcock; and sister Arlene Leber. Carol w…

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    Harriet Waddy

    Harriet Waddy Harriet Marie Waddy, nee Wittschack, 90, of Waterloo, IL, passed away on April 26, 2019 at Waterloo, IL with her husband, Ronald Edward Waddy, by her side. She was born to the late Barbara (nee Schwebes) & William Wittschack in Patchogue, L.I., New York on January 16,1929.  Harriet was the oldest of five girls and lived and worked in and around Coram L.I., New York until Harriet married her first husband with whom she raised seven children in the town of Centereach, L.I…

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    Helen Wetzler

    Helen Wetzler Helen A. Wetzler, nee Koch, 86, of Waterloo, IL, died April 22, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born October 8, 1932.   Arrangements Pending Helen A. Wetzler, nee Koch, 86, of Waterloo, IL, died April 22, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born October 8, 1932.   Arrangements Pending View   Send Flowers

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    Emery Fulford

    Emery Fulford Emery D. Fulford, 83, of Waterloo, Illinois, died April 19, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. He was born May 29, 1935, in Russellville, AR. He is survived by nieces and nephews Linda Bilzing, Victoria (Jim) Eugea, Michael Bilzing, and Charles (Jean) Fulford; sister-in-law Barbara Fulford; great nieces and nephews; great great nieces and nephews; and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents Chester S. and Mabel (nee Parker) Fulford; brother Charles Fulford; sister Pauline Bilzing; …

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    Linda Braun

    Linda Braun Linda S. Braun, nee Ogden, 70, of New Athens, IL, died April 16, 2019, in New Athens, IL. She was born August 31, 1948, in Chicago, IL. She is survived by her children Janet (Joe) Gregson and Tim (Elizabeth) Braun; grandchildren Toby, Brianne, & Sebastian; sisters Barbara (Mel) Parker; Rita (Jim) Tyberendt; nieces; nephews; cousins; and her feline friend Willie. Linda is preceded in death by her husband Edward C. Braun; parents Stanley & Carthell (nee Denham) Ogden; and si…

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    Patricia Shatlain

    Patricia Shatlain Patricia A. Shatlain, 73, of Waterloo, IL, died April 17, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born August 25, 1945, in E. St. Louis, IL. She is survived by her children Tracy (Brian) Beer and Robyn Cooke (Garen Stulce); grandchildren Ryan (Angela) Lloyd, Sean Lloyd, Audrey Lloyd, & Avery Smith; numerous great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents Robert & Mary (nee Lindsey) Shatlain. She was a member of Union Steelworkers and…

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    Jeanette Roth

    Jeanette Roth Jeanette E. Roth, nee Knippenberg, 80, of Waterloo, IL, formerly of Millstadt, IL, died April 16, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born February 8, 1939, in St. Louis, MO. She is survived by her children Debbie (Tom) Bullard, Michael (Lisa) Goodsell, and Marillyn Goodsell Fausz; grandchildren Bria Bullard, Nathan (fiance Leah) Goodsell, Lucas Goodsell, and Katerin Goodsell; sister Joyce (Norville) Kraus; nieces; nephews; and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents Claren…

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    Sandra Henderson

    Sandra Henderson Sandra Jean Henderson, nee Jung, 70, originally from Waterloo, passed away February 23, 2019 in Danville, CA. She was born November 11, 1948 in Red Bud, IL, daughter of the late Gene Jung and Leone (nee Vogt) Jung. After graduating from SS Peter & Paul high school Sandy completed a course of study in the health field and was presented her nursing cap and certificate from Career Academy in Chicago in 1967. She worked in the offices of  Drs. Franklin and Charnes in St….

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    Donald Roush

    Donald Roush Donald Gene Roush, 88, of Waterloo, IL, died April 10, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. He was born May 27, 1930, in Madison, IL. He is survived by his daughter Lisa (Shawn) Roush Morse; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends. Donald is preceded in death by his wife Joan Lavon Roush nee Stephens; parents Fritz and Ann Roush nee Huff; brothers Douglas and Ronald Roush He is a member First Baptist Church-Columbia, US Army Korean War Veteran, Korean War Veteran Association, American Legi…

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    Michael Duffy

    Michael Duffy Michael H. Duffy, 70, of Waterloo, IL, died April 9, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. He was born February 14, 1949, in Chicago, IL. He is survived by his wife Sherry E. Duffy (nee Hoock); son Ryan P. Duffy; grandchildren Austin Michael & McKenzie Shea Duffy; sister Sue (Harry) Greenfield; sister-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; & cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents Kenneth L. and Jean Duffy (nee Zec); son Kenneth M. Duffy. Michael was a member of Knights of …

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    James Brandon

    James Brandon James  L. Brandon, 94, of Waterloo, IL, died April 9, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. He was born November 23, 1924, in Sautorew, Brazil. He is survived by his wife Thelma A. Brandon (nee Smith); children Rachel (Paul Straub) Brandon, James (Debbie) Brandon Jr., Joseph (Kathy) Brandon, and George (Kim) Brandon; grandchildren Mallory (Byrum) Koester, Lisa Straub, Joseph F. Brandon V, Holly Brandon, Elizabeth Brandon, Alexander Brandon, and Kyle Brandon; great grandchildren Amelia Koes…

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    Charles Ford

    Charles Ford Charles A. “Art” Ford, 90, of Valmeyer, IL, died April 8, 2019, in Columbia, IL. He was born January 15, 1929, in E. St. Louis, IL. He is survived by his wife Patricia Ford; children Candie (Rob) Warren, Angie (Bill) Prange, Chuck (Laura) Ford, and Henry “Butch” (Leigh) Ford; grandchildren Chris Andres, Nicole (Andy) Sambor, Josh (Becky) Warren, Ryan Warren, Emily Warren, Brandy (Randy) Hicks; Nick (Lynn) Prange, Brittany Prange, Allison Ford, Andrew Ford, Collin Ford,… Charles…

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    Norene Dus

    Norene Dus Norene H. Dus, nee Kelly, 86, of Waterloo, Illinois, died April 5, 2019, in Caseyville, IL. She was born August 27, 1932, in St. Louis, MO. She is survived by her children Steve (Tina) Dus, Catherine Dus, Jeanne Dus – Idoux, & John (Noy) Dus; grandchildren Angie (Jeff) Blyden, Christine (Ryan) Starr, David Idoux, & Drew (Aubrey) Idoux; & 3 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank E. Dus and parents James M.  & Elsie M.  (nee Adams…

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    Gloria Aycock

    Gloria Aycock Gloria L. Aycock, nee Neubarth, 93, of Waterloo, IL, died April 2, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born December 11, 1925, in New Hanover, IL. She is survived by her children Linda (Mike) Gipson & Dale (Debbie Kuergeleis) Aycock; grandchildren Amy (Nathan) Starr, Kelly Gipson, Lindsey Gipson, Brittney (Justin) Morrow, & Robert Aycock; great grandchildren Avery Morrow & Colton Marrow; brother-in-law Ray Harold (Jackie) Aycock. She was preceded in death by her husband P…

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    Norman Rehmer

    Norman Rehmer Norman L. Rehmer, 82, of Waterloo, IL, died March 29, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born January 3, 1937, in Dupo, IL.   ARRANGEMENTS PENDING Norman L. Rehmer, 82, of Waterloo, IL, died March 29, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born January 3, 1937, in Dupo, IL.   ARRANGEMENTS PENDING View   Send Flowers

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    Edith Lerch

    Edith Lerch Edith Francis Lerch, nee Schwartz, 82, of Waterloo, IL, died March 29, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born May 26, 1936, in Dupo, IL. She is survived by her dear friend and companion, Junior Grant, son, Kim (Kelly) Lerch, daughter Gwen-Marie (Kathy Morris) Lerch, two grandchildren, David (Stephanie) Lerch, Kady (Marco) Kilongkilong, two special great granddaughters, Nora Lane Lerch and Lillian Edith Kilongkilong, sisters Karen Schwartz and Cynthia Schwartz and sisters-in-law Ethel….

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    Dolores Markus

    Dolores Markus Dolores M. Markus, nee Kapp, 89, of Waterloo, IL, died March 26, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born July 2, 1929, in Carlyle, IL. She is survived by her children Darlene (Bob) Niebruegge and Michael (Dawn) Markus; grandchildren Dan (Lauren) Niebruegge, Bill (Stacey) Niebruegge, Kacie (Adam) Maxwell, Matt (Lindsay) Markus, and Lance (Christine) Markus; and 14 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Mildred Kapp; nieces; nephews; and cousins. Dolores is preceded in death by her husba…

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    Tari Hoefft

    Tari Hoefft Tari Lynn Hoefft, nee Vaseska, 53, of Waterloo, IL, died March 21, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. She was born August 30, 1965, in Red Bud, IL. She is survived by her husband Stephen “Buddy” Hoefft; children Erica Hoggard-Jackson, Adam (Carrie) Hoggard, & Elliot Newcom; stepson Sheldon (Whitney) Hoefft; grandchildren Madelynn Whaley, Brandon Jackson, Kate Jackson, Amelia Hoggard, John Hoggard, & Aniken Hoefft; parents John & Pat (nee Kimmel) Vaseska; & brother John… Tari…

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    Verna “Sue” Wappel

    Verna “Sue” Wappel Verna “Sue” Wappel, nee Smith, 76, of Caseyville, IL, died March 18, 2019, in St. Louis, MO. She was born August 9, 1942, in Wynnburg, TN. She is survived by her children Debbie (Dwane) Bise and Frank Wappel; grandchildren Dylan and Alexis Wappel; brother Glenn Smith; numerous nieces; nephews; cousins; many dear friends; and her beloved dog Marley. Verna was preceded in death by her husband Francis J. Wappel; parents Shafer & Verna B. (nee Little) Smith; 3 brothers; and…

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    Merdell Haberl

    Merdell Haberl Merdell L. Haberl, nee Mueller, 91, of Waterloo, IL, died March 19, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born July 25, 1927, in Renault, IL. She is survived by her children Kurt (Ann) Haberl, Chris (Judy) Haberl, Ken (Melanie) Haberl, Brian (Marilyn) Haberl, Jeff (Gina) Haberl, and Karen (Kent) Jones; 12 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters and brother Aleda Doelitzsch, Lynn (Homer) Kerr, Evie Heldt, Ermett (Lena Maude) Mueller, and Karen (Neal) Rabe; sisters-in-law Emma Jea…