Our Obituaries

Mary Anne Karch

November 12, 1929 - January 28, 2018

Mary Anne Karch11/12/29 - 01/28/18Mary Anne Karch (nee Whitten) age 88 of Belleville passed away Sunday January 28, 2018 at her home surrounded by loved ones. Mary Anne Whitten was born in Petersburg, Virginia on November 12, 1929. Mary Anne married William G. Karch on August 18, 1951 in Petersburg, Virginia. They had two children, Cynthia Anne and David Meade Karch.Mary Anne graduated from James...
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Edith M. Wagner

September 8, 1922 - January 24, 2018

Edith M. Wagner, lifelong resident of Belleville, died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at St. Paul's Nursing facility in Belleville. She was a resident of the Atrium for two years prior to entering St. Paul's. Edith was the only child of Walter and Margaret Wagner (nee Junck). She was born on September 8, 1922 and attended Belleville area schools, graduating from Belleville West High School in...
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Charlotte Traiteur

August 14, 1932 - January 23, 2018

Dateline: WaterlooCharlotte M. Traiteur, 85, of Paderborn, IL, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Red Bud Hospital.She was born on August 14, 1932, the daughter of the late Alfred L. and Frances (Roadhouse) Tate.Charlotte married Joseph E. Traiteur on December 10, 1949 in Centreville, IL. He preceded her in death on January 11, 2017.She was a retired rancher/farmer/housewife. She had a love for...
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Kara Lyn Tiren-Tauchert

February 7, 1971 - January 22, 2018

Kara Lyn Tiren-Tauchert, age 46, of Belleville, Illinois passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. Kara was born February 7, 1971 in Belleville, Illinois to Karen K. Koesterer and Terrence Noel Tiren. Kara is survived by; son Logan David Tauchert; mother Karen K. Koesterer; sister Kerry (Scott) Naccarato, sister Terry (Dennis) Dixon and brother Timothy (Tina) Tiren; nephew Terry Tiren, nephew...
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Edward Eugene Kasten

July 2, 1930 - January 22, 2018

Dateline: Belleville Edward Eugene "Gene" Kasten, 87, passed away at 8:46 pm, Monday January 22, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.He was born on July 2, 1930, the son of the late Edward and Olga (Sperling) Kasten in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.Gene married Joan Pagels on August 8, 1954 and they were happily married for 63 years.He was an active member at Zion Lutheran Church in Belleville,...
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Dorothy Markle

December 19, 1926 - January 21, 2018

Dateline: SwanseaDorothy Ilene Markle, 91, born Dec. 19, 1926 in Gale, IL, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Swansea, IL. She was born on December 19, 1926 in Gale Illinois, the daughter of Jesse and Marie Masterson. Dorothy earned her Masters of Education from SIEU and retired from District 189 in East St. Louis in 1992. She was a member of St. Theresa's Church in Belleville and enjoyed...
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Kent Larry Littlefield

July 28, 1953 - January 17, 2018


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Donald Richard Eisele

October 19, 1938 - January 15, 2018

Donald Richard Eisele, 79, of Belleville, Illinois, born, October 19, 1938, in East St Louis, Illinois, passed away, January 15, 2018 in Belleville, Illinois.Donald possessed a very driven and dedicated persona. He worked as a financial manager at Ralston Purina for over 30 years until his retirement. Donald was a proud St Louis University graduate, where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in...
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Betty J. Beech

August 23, 1928 - January 15, 2018

Betty J. Beech 89, of Columbia, IL, born to the late Turner and Ruby (nee Carpenter) Mercer passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her husband Morris E. Beech, daughter, Marceann nee Beech Hunsaker; son, Kevin E. Beech; siblings, Mary Markert Smith; Lucille Bradley Ray; and J.D. Mercer. Those left to cherish her memory...
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Michael Coltharp

July 9, 1961 - January 13, 2018

Dateline: ShilohMichael Eugene Coltharp, 56, passed away at 11:15 pm on Saturday January 13, 2018 at Memorial East Hospital in Shiloh.He was born on July 9, 1961 in New Albany, Mississippi, the son of Kenneth E. and Wilda A. (Carter) Coltharp.Michael married Sharon Meyers on April 11, 1998 in Myrtle, Mississippi. She survives.He spent several years working as a laborer for Masterbuilt. He was a...
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Phillip Ray Bishop

April 22, 1958 - January 12, 2018


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Keith Edward Riesenberger

December 18, 1950 - January 8, 2018

Dateline: BellevilleKeith Edward Riesenberger, 67, passed away at 7:41 pm on January 8, 2018 at home.Keith was born on December 18, 1950 in Belleville the son of the late Floyd K. and Rosemary J. (Klein) Riesenberger.He married Joyce Teague on August 8, 1975 in Belleville. She survives.Keith was a senior product designer for Federal Mogul formerly Moog Automotive for 36 years. He enjoyed...
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Billie M. DARNELL

July 29, 1926 - January 7, 2018

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Teddie Wilhelm

July 27, 1937 - January 7, 2018

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Colleen Woolford

October 7, 1938 - January 5, 2018

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Sarah A. Burgess

October 13, 1937 - January 4, 2018

Sarah A. Burgess (nee Coleman), 80 of Smithton, Illinois, born October 13, 1937 in East St. Louis, Illinois passed away on Thursday, January 4, 3018. Sarah was a member of St. Ann's Altar Society and a Member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. She was extremely charitable to the St. Jude Children's Hospital and she volunteered with several organizations through the church. She was a great...
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Karl Stegman

May 13, 1927 - January 3, 2018

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Leona Moskop

January 8, 1920 - January 2, 2018

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Ronald G. Crawford

January 5, 1943 - January 1, 2018

Ronald G. Crawford, 75, of Collinsville, Illinois, born January 5, 1943 in East St. Louis, Illinois, passed away, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at home, surrounded by family. Ronald retired from At&t and Ralston Purina, where he worked as a systems analyst. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Caseyville, Illinois. He enjoyed flying and building R/C airplanes. He was a member of...
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Florence L. MARTIN

August 11, 1923 - January 1, 2018

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Kyrle A. Deutsch

July 21, 1925 - January 1, 2018

Kyrle Anthony Deutsch, 92, of Breese, Illinois, born on July 21, 1925 in Breese, Illinois, passed away, Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Belleville, Illinois.Kyrle was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He married the love of his life, Majorie Ahlstrand, on Valentine's Day in 1947. He proudly served his country in World War II in the United States Marines. He volunteered at...
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Betty J. Doss

June 5, 1929 - January 1, 2018

Betty J. Doss, 88, of Waterloo, Illinois, born on June 5, 1929 in East Saint Louis, Illinois, passed away on January 5, 2018 in Belleville, Illinois.Betty graduated from East Saint Louis High School in 1947. She worked at Ameren UE and retired after 30 years of service in 1994. She was an avid dog lover and highly supported the humane society. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend,...
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Frances I. FOWLKES

November 14, 1924 - January 1, 2018

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Donna D. Hampton

February 25, 1949 - January 1, 2018

Donna D. Hampton (nee Parrish), 68, of Belleville, Illinois, born on February 25, 1949 in Clay County, Arkansas, passed away in Belleville, Illinois on January 3, 2018.Donna was a loving wife and mother, and will truly be missed by all that knew her.She is preceded in death by her daughter VerLisa D. Hampton; her son Ronald B. Hampton Jr.; her parents Elvin Mearl and Miriam (nee Curry) Parrish;...
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Julia R. Parson

May 27, 1924 - January 1, 2018

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Wayne Lamar Coleman

July 10, 1926 - January 1, 2018

WATERLOO- Wayne L. Coleman, 91, of Waterloo passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 at Evergreen Pointe at Oak Hill in Waterloo.He was born July 10, 1926 in Luxora, AR a son of Jesse Roscoe and Allie Mae (nee Thompson) Coleman. He married Dolores Newton. Surviving are his wife, Dolores Coleman; his daughters, Deborah (John) Jennings, and Waynette Benjamin; son, Steven (Donna) Coleman; six...
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Erik Arthur Johnson

March 10, 1965 - January 1, 2018

Erik A. Johnson, 52, of Millstadt, Illinois, born March 10, 1965, in Belleville, Illinois, passed away, Monday, January 1, 2018 in Red Bud, Illinois.Erik worked as a steamfitter and was a member of Steamfitters Local 420. He was a loving father, son, brother, and uncle, who will truly be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, John A. Johnson, Jr. and Terry...
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Leslie F. Beard

January 8, 1962 - December 30, 2017

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Marjorie SANDERS

October 17, 1934 - December 28, 2017

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Susan W. Kujawa

September 26, 1938 - December 28, 2017

Susan W. Kujawa of Fairview Heights, IL entered rest at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, O'Fallon, IL on December 28th, 2017. Born on September 26th, 1938, she was the daughter of Ed and Hulda (Ibendahl) Sterns. She was united in marriage to Walter S. Kujawa on August 25, 1962. She was a homemaker and employed at Target along with many other sales positions. Sue always had a smile on her face with...
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William R. McCrary

December 12, 1931 - December 25, 2017

William R. "Bill" McCrary, 86, of Swansea, IL, born December 12, 1931, in Pinckneyville, Illinois, passed away, December 25, 2017, at home in Swansea, Illinois. Bill worked as a coal miner in Southern Illinois and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local 1148. He loved all sports and was heavily involved with the Belleville East Boosters. His passion for sports began as a...
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Benjamin D. Sutter

June 28, 1947 - December 20, 2017

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Jo Anne Gamache

November 28, 1941 - December 20, 2017

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Benjamin D. Sutter

June 28, 1947 - December 20, 2017

Benjamin Dennis Sutter, best known as Benny, born June 8, 1947, in Belleville, died December 20, 2017, at his home. He was a great volunteer and Christian helper; friend to everyone and lover of Cardinal Baseball. Survived by Sisters Margie Schuchardt and Shirley Bartelmen, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Preceded in death by brothers Elmer, Howard and Roland Sutter. Funeral Service 1...
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Sue NORTHERN

August 2, 1946 - December 19, 2017

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Genevieve HOGUE

September 22, 1920 - December 19, 2017

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Kenneth G. Koch

January 27, 1926 - December 19, 2017

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Sue-Ann Ann Northern

August 2, 1946 - December 19, 2017

Sue-Ann E. Northern, nee Schmidt, 71, of Fairview Heights, IL, born August 2, 1946 in Belleville, IL, passed away on December 19, 2017 at Memorial Hospital.She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Carrie Schmidt (nee Ebert) and is survived by a son, Scot Northern of North Liberty, IA.In May of 2017, Sue-Ann retired from the Fairview Heights Bob Evans after 15 years of service. Sue...
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Betty Jean Migneron

March 19, 1930 - December 19, 2017

Betty Migneron, born March 19, 1930, Died December 19, 2017. She is the beloved wife of Emil Migneron, who preceded her in death. Betty lived her life caring for those she loved. She was a loving wife and tremendous mother and grandmother. Spending time with her sisters gossiping over coffee and sharing stories was something she loved and those times were very special to her. She took pride in...
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Mary E. Banta

May 18, 1939 - December 17, 2017

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Mary E. Banta

May 18, 1939 - December 17, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Banta died Dec. 17, 2017, at Cedar Ridge Health Care Center in Lebanon, Ill. She served more than 40 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Mary was born May 18, 1939 in St. Louis, a daughter of Edwin and Katherine, nee Staus, Banta. She is survived by a brother William E (Nancy) Banta, nieces and nephews, David (Jennifer) Banta, Kenneth Banta...
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Annalee SAUERWEIN

August 14, 1929 - December 14, 2017

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James Russell Ramsey

November 10, 1949 - December 13, 2017

BELLEVILLE- James "Rambo" Russell Ramsey, 68, of Belleville passed away suddenly Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 10, 1949 in Fairfield, OH a son of Ben F. and Marjorie (nee Medhurst) Ramsey.He is preceded in death by his parents.Surviving are his sisters, Janice (James) Johnston of Belleville, Yvonne (Raymond, deceased) Mann of Belleville, Juanita Ramsey of...
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Arthur Eugene Revis

November 25, 1948 - December 12, 2017

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Rosemary Roberts

February 19, 1930 - December 10, 2017

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Alexis Ryan White

January 14, 1979 - December 9, 2017

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Alex R. White

January 14, 1979 - December 9, 2017

Alex R. White, 38, of Millstadt, IL, born January 14, 1979 in Belleville, passed away December 9, 2017 in St. Louis, MO.Alex, better known as "the hammer" by his buddies, worked in the construction field and was a member of Laborer's Local 459 in Belleville. He earned an Associate's Degree from Southwestern Illinois College. In his free time, he loved to hunt ducks, geese and deer as well as...
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Bennie Genaust

July 8, 1934 - December 8, 2017

Bennie L. Genaust, 83, of Belleville, passed away on December 8, 2017. He is the husband of Margaret Genaust, nee Monike, who survives. They were married February 6, 1955. He is also survived by a daughter and son-in-law Janet Kay (Dean) Genaust CriddleMr. Genaust was a former newspaper delivery man with his own company, Ben's News. He was also a former Laidlaw Bus Driver for the Smithton...
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Norman Anthony White

February 20, 1953 - December 6, 2017

Norman Anthony White, age 64, of Belleville, died suddenly in his home on December 6, 2017. Norman was an associate professor of criminology and criminal justice at St Louis University. Born in New York City, Norm earned a bachelor's degree in history at Marist College in New York, and master's and doctorate degrees in criminology and criminal justice from the State University of New York at...
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Kenneth W. Bornert

January 2, 1942 - November 30, 2017

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Kenneth W. Bornert

January 2, 1942 - November 30, 2017

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Marlys Cima

September 9, 1953 - November 29, 2017

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Jerry L. Baum

February 1, 1937 - November 25, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Baum, age 80, of Belleville, passed away peacefully on Nov. 25,2017. He is the husband of Marcia Baum, nee Nithman, who survives. Jerry is also survived by his children, Peggy Murray, Kenny (Judy) Baum, and Kevin (Beverly) Baum; grandchildren, Tom (Mandi) Graham, Jacob, Amber and Kyle Baum; a great-grandchild Mason Graham; a brother Urban (Mary Lou) Baum, a brother-in-law Charles ...
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Marie J. GOLD

December 22, 1923 - November 24, 2017

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Marie J. Gold

December 22, 1923 - November 24, 2017

Marie J. Gold, age 93, of Columbia, died November 24, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl J. Gold on January 1, 1990. She is survived by a son Carl (Loretta) Gold and preceded in death by a daughter Sherry J. Alexander. Marie is also survived by grandchildren Mike and Pam Gold, Dawn Turnipseed and Deana (Bob) Nealon; great-grandchildren Chelsea (Daniel) Erickson, Tori Turnipseed,...
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Henry Daniel Van Hoose

December 5, 1942 - November 23, 2017

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Henry Daniel VanHoose

December 5, 1942 - November 23, 2017

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Henry D. Van Hoose

December 5, 1942 - November 23, 2017

Henry "Daniel" Van Hoose, Sr. was born December 5, 1942, in East St. Louis, Illinois, to Nellie & Henry "Hank" Van Hoose, and died at home on Thursday, November 23, 2017, with his loving wife, Jeanne by his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hank & Nellie Mae Van Hoose and an infant sister, Donna Mae Van Hoose.Dan is survived by his wife, Jeanne (nee Hudson) , who he married on...
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Mary Alice May

May 19, 1930 - November 22, 2017

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Jessica A. Beek

June 1, 1975 - November 21, 2017

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Robert Reeves

March 26, 1971 - November 20, 2017

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Gary Alan Smithe

December 30, 1955 - November 14, 2017

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Gary Alan Smithe

December 30, 1955 - November 14, 2017

Gary Alan Smithe Sr., 61, of New Athens, passed away at his home on November 14, 2017. Gary was born December 30, 1955, a son of Glenn H Jr. and Mannie Smithe, nee Hunter. He is survived by his children, Gary A.(Lisa) Smithe Jr., Rachal (Donald) Caraway and Anthony Thomas Smithe; grandchildren Jackson and Jillian Smithe, Anaiya, Jayden and Evelyn Caraway; brothers and sisters, James (Janet) Shank...
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Sula K. Krawczyk

March 28, 1937 - November 14, 2017

BELLEVILLE- Sula Kay (nee VanCleve) Krawczyk, 80, of Belleville passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.She was born March 28, 1937 in Carbondale, a daughter of James E. and Alma Adkins VanCleve. She married Gerald R. Krawczyk on December 20, 1955. He preceded her in death on February 17, 2008.She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Ted...
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Linda Fricke

March 26, 1947 - November 5, 2017

Linda Kay Fricke, 70, of Lake St. Louis, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home. Memorial 2 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville.
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Billy Wayne Chamberlain

July 21, 1956 - October 27, 2017

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS- Billy Wayne Chamberlain Jr., 61, of Fairview Heights passed away Friday, October 27, 2017 at his residence.He was born July 21, 1956 in St. Louis, MO a son of Billy Wayne and Beatrice Schirmer Chamberlain Sr. Surviving are his sisters, Beata (Dennis) Kelly, Connie Chamberlain, Cindy Chamberlain, and Cheryl (Richard) Erlinger; brothers, Wayne (Myla) Chamberlain, Alan Chamberlain...
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Nellie May Ross

May 27, 1933 - October 24, 2017

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Norman L. MAUL

June 28, 1924 - October 24, 2017

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Ruth M. Murphy

January 6, 1911 - October 24, 2017

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Norman L. MAUL

June 28, 1924 - October 24, 2017

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Vickie Juenger

September 5, 1950 - October 20, 2017

Vickie Ann Juenger (nee Mullin) 67, of Belleville, IL, born September 5, 1950 in St. Louis, MO, passed away on October 20, 2017. Vickie was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Bernadeen (nee Bryant) Mullin; and her aunt Jane Gaddy. She is survived by daughters Laurie Kallonakis, Julie Donahoo, and Kristie Juenger; grandchildren, Logan Kallonakis, Niko Kallonakis, Macy June...
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Elizabeth Marie Steiner

August 4, 1970 - October 20, 2017

CAHOKIA- Elizabeth Marie Steiner, 47, of Cahokia passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 with family by her side.She was born August 4, 1970 in Centreville, a daughter of Jesse W. and Joyce Marlene (nee Ford) Steiner. Surviving are her father, Jesse Steiner of Cahokia; three daughters, Megan (Lee) Stout of Waterloo, Rachel (Matthew) Heidenreich of St. Louis, Rebecca (Darrin Boyer) Juenger of...
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Max W. Edwards

February 7, 1942 - October 19, 2017

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Ruth Theresa Schifferdecker

July 6, 1919 - October 19, 2017

BELLEVILLE- Ruth Theresa Schifferdecker, 98, of Belleville passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at The Colonnade Senior Living Center in O'Fallon, IL.She was born July 6, 1919 in Belleville to Arthur J. and Mary E. (nee Koch) Belleville. She married John "Jack" Sutherland and he preceded her in death. She later married Leroy Schifferdecker and he also preceded her in death.She is preceded in...
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Mark Clatterbuck

September 17, 1950 - October 11, 2017

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James L. Hight

May 12, 1950 - October 7, 2017

NASHVILLE- James "Jim" L. Hight, 67, of Nashville, IL passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Freeburg Care Center in Freeburg.He was born May 12, 1950 in St. Louis, MO a son of Hattie Carroll and Belle Zora (nee Dees) Hight. He married Beverly Hackstadt. She preceded him in death on October 17, 2013.He is also preceded in death by his parents.Surviving are his brother, Jerry (Karen) Hight of...
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Kenneth Gene Steinberg

April 13, 1945 - October 4, 2017

Kenneth Gene Steinberg, 72, born, April 13, 1945, in Belleville Illinois, passed away October 4, 2017, in Belleville, Illinois. Kenneth was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to everyone he met. He possessed a hardworking and dedicated personality that was his driving force daily to enhance the lives of those around him. Kenneth proudly served his country in the United...
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Kenneth G. Steinberg

April 13, 1945 - October 4, 2017

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Geraldine Mary Schotemeyer

October 23, 1922 - October 4, 2017

Geraldine Mary Schotemeyer (nee Aldefer), 94, born, October 23, 1922 in O'Fallon, Illinois passed away, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, peacefully with her loving daughter by her side.Geraldine married the love of her life, John Edward Schotemeyer on May 4, 1953 and to this union brought one daughter, Barbara. She worked as a Tech order librarian at the Scott Air Force Base until her retirement. She...
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Joyce M. Edwards

June 28, 1944 - September 30, 2017

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Joyce M. Edwards

June 28, 1944 - September 30, 2017

Joyce (Snooks) Mary Edwards (nee Bopp) 73, of Swansea, IL, born June 28, 1944 in St. Louis MO, joined our Heavenly Father on September 30, 2017 at Cedar Ridge Center in Lebanon, IL. Joyce retired in 2011 after working 22 years for the DOD USAF Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base. Joyce graduated from Zion Lutheran School in 1958 and was a 1962 graduate of Belleville Township High...
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Harold D. Reddish

January 15, 1933 - September 25, 2017

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Harold D. Reddish

January 15, 1933 - September 25, 2017

Harold "Hal" D. Reddish, Retired Lieutenant Colonel. 84, born January 14, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh, Illinois. Committed to enlist in the United States Air Force (USAF) before graduation from high school in Columbus, Georgia, and entered the service on 15 June 1951. Proceeded by train to Lackland AFB, San Antonio,...
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Alice Louise Korte

December 12, 1929 - September 19, 2017

Alice L. Korte, 87, of Belleville, died Tuesday, September 19th, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was a homemaker and later a secretary for the Internal Revenue Service, a devout member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Belleville, Ladies Sodality, and Quilting group. Preceding her in death were her parents, Julius and Louise, nee Wilhelm, her husband Frank who she married...
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Patsy Ann Wittenbrink

September 28, 1933 - September 17, 2017

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Dennis M. PULCHER

October 10, 1948 - September 16, 2017

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Sandra Daesch

March 8, 1946 - September 12, 2017

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Sandra Daesch

March 8, 1946 - September 12, 2017

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Sandra Sue Daesch

March 8, 1946 - September 12, 2017

Sandra Sue Daesch, nee Bruss, 66 born March 8, 1946 in Belleville, Illinois passed away on September 12, 2017 at her residence in Belleville, IllinoisSandra retired after 22 years of service from St. Elizabeth's Hospital as an environmental specialist. She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ, Belleville, Illinois.Sandra was preceded in death by her husband Raydean Daesch and her mother...
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William H. Santanello

April 9, 1938 - September 6, 2017

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William H. Santanello

April 9, 1938 - September 6, 2017

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Natalie Renee Gloeckner

December 19, 1958 - September 5, 2017

Natalie Renee Gloeckner (nee Furfaro), 58, of Cahokia Illinois, born, December 19, 1958 in Fort Ord, California, passed away, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in Alton, Illinois with her loving family by her side.Natalie possessed a very compassionate, affectionate and caring personality. There are not enough positive words to describe the unforgettable marks she left on all who had the pleasure of...
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Vincent Williams

January 16, 1984 - September 1, 2017

Vincent Michael Williams, 33, born January 16, 1984 in Belleville, Illinois passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois with his family by his side.Vincent was a bouncer for Pop's Night Club and Concert Venue, Sauget, Illinois.Vincent was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Fred and Ethel Hemme and his paternal grandparents, Jessie Olen and Mary...
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Bryan Lee Bovinette

March 9, 1958 - August 31, 2017

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Dewain Edward Yearian

December 3, 1949 - August 28, 2017

Dewain Edward Yearian, 67, born, December 3, 1949 in East St Louis, Illinois, passed away, August 28, 2017 in Belleville, Illinois.He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him. Dewain was a 65 year survivor of diabetes and fought the disease with everything in his power. He was hard working and dedicated in various aspects of his life. He retired from City Bank as a clerk after almost...
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Marjorie Yvonne Dupee

December 27, 1935 - August 15, 2017

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Linda Sue Mc Craken

November 25, 1954 - August 13, 2017

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Helen Owens

December 14, 1923 - August 11, 2017

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Betty J. Todd

February 23, 1929 - August 7, 2017

Betty J. Todd, 88, born February 23, 1929 in East St. Louis, Illinois, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois.Miss. Todd retired as a sales representative with General Electric after 35 years of service.Miss. Todd, was preceded in death by her long time love, Cliff Mantle; parents, Cecil and Junia, nee Rogers, Todd; a brother, Raymond Todd and a sister...
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Kimberly S. Widel

July 13, 1992 - August 5, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valhalla Gardens of Memory.
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