John Herschel Vickery, 79, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 9:21 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Stearns
Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City.

He was born July 22, 1939 in Blytheville, Arkansas, a son of the late John William and Nadine (Hipps) Vickery.

He married Deanna R. (Falls) Vickery on May 15, 1964 in Collinsville, Illinois and she survives. He retired in 2002 from Nameoki Township after many years
of dedicated service as a truck driver and also worked many years at the Fairmount Race Track, retiring from the Illinois Racing Board as a vet technician. He
had also worked at Dixie Mills in East St. Louis and was a member of the Teamsters Local #525 in Alton. He enjoyed his days of fishing and watching the
horse races.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by five children and their spouses, Dawn Vickery of Granite City, Melissa and Kenny Hillmer of Granite City, Lisa
Vickery of Columbia, Missouri, Monte and Kelly Vickery of Granite City and Jason and Liz Vickery of Granite City; nine grandchildren, Cortney and Aaron,
Robert, Jonathon, Sierra, Abigail, Hannah, Noah, Owen and Brooke; two great grandchildren, Dylan and Brylee; five sisters and their spouses, Wanda Young
of Percy, Illinois, Regina and William Smith of Percy, Illinois, Linda and Mark Rieckenberg of Pevely, Missouri, Debbie and Tom Korando of Sparta, Illinois
and Mary Jane Vickery of St. Louis; two brothers and spouse, Doug and Mary Vickery of Cutler, Illinois and Kevin Vickery of Percy, Illinois; sister-in-law, Joan
Cole of Evansville, Indiana; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Troy, Kenneth, Paul, Clyde and Gerald Vickery and a sister, Alma Jean Theobald.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Desi Allen officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Terry Lee Hargis, 61, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 8:36 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his home.

He was born October 30, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri, a son of the late Richard Eugene and Juanita (MacIntosh) Hargis.

He married Cynthia E. “Cindy” (Rodgers) Hargis on September 28, 1991 in Granite City and she survives.

He retired in 2015 from the United States Postal Service after 30 years of dedicated service in maintenance.

He had served as a fireman throughout many local communities and was a member of the Madison County Fireman’s Association for 30 years. He was a
member of the United Postal Workers Union and loved being with his family. Terry was an avid outdoorsman and cherished his days of fishing, hunting, and
camping.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Cole and Amanda Hargis of Pontoon Beach; daughter, Brittney Hargis and her
significant other, Blake Pinegar of Edwardsville; five grandchildren, Kay, Bryce, Aria, Aubrey and Kyle Knight; brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Diane Hargis
of Glen Carbon; sister and brother-in-law, Tina and Thomas Dickson of Meadowbrook; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Frank and Sandy
Rodgers of Granite City, Mace Rodgers of Granite City and Keith and Cindy Rodgers of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and
friends and his cherished dogs, Molly, Luke, Brutus and Cooper.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Mary Esther “Ettie” Ybarra, 64, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday,
November 4, 2018.

She was born April 6, 1954 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Salvador and Esther (Munoz) Ybarra.

She retired from Illinois Bell after many years of dedicated service as an operator.

She was a devoted member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City where she was active with the Ladies Club. She was also a member of the
Mexican Honorary Commission Ladies Auxiliary. “Ettie” loved cooking and baking, crocheting and being with her nieces and nephews. She will be
remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived and will dearly be missed by her siblings and spouses, Celia Lomax of Union, Missouri, Fred and Jane Ybarra of Reed Springs, Missouri,
Joseph and Jennifer Ybarra of Granite City, Patricia and Brad Werths of Edwardsville and Luis and Phyllis Ybarra of Granite City; sister-in-law, Amanda
Ybarra of Granite City; many cherished nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews; great-great nieces and great-great nephews; a host of family in
Mexico; other extended family and many friends.

In addition to her beloved parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Ricky Ybarra; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carmen and Jerry Dickerson and
Teresa and Hollis Donaldson; infant twin siblings, Bernice Ybarra and Salvador Ybarra Jr.; brother-in-law, Noble Lomax II; nephews, Noble Lomax III and
Joseph Ybarra and a niece, Mary Teresa Valencia.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Jeff Holtman as
celebrant.

Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Mary Collene Keel, 83, of Granite City, IL passed away at 5:00 a.m., Monday, November 5, 2018 at Stearns nursing and
Rehab Center in Granite City, IL.

She was born November 25, 1934 in Bertrand, MO to Lloyd and Mary (nee: Baker) Metcalf.

Mary and Leland Keel married December 27, 1953 in Corinth, MS.

She was a member of Harvest Community Church in Pontoon Beach, IL and loved taking part in all church activities. Mary and Leland love to go on motor
cycle rides. She had worked at CPI in St. Louis, MO.

She is survived by 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Eva M. & Pete Babic of Pocahontas, IL and Sara K. & Sam Bowler of Glen Carbon, IL; 1 son, Leland A. & Lee
Ann Keel of Granite City, IL, 8 grandchildren, Janeice & Brad White, Peter & Mary Babic, Joshua & Katie Craig, Andrew Craig, Lizzie Bowler, Roger Joe Bowler,
Rachel Whitaker and Spencer Hall, great-grandchild, Jay Craig, two brothers, Raymond Metcalf and Marshall & Jullie Metcalf.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by both parents, brother, W.T. Metcalf and two sisters, Mildred Metcalf and Rubye Hawes.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory. Services will be at 11:00 a.m.,
Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Harvest Community Church, Pontoon Beach, IL, with Pastor Roy Boyer officiating. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday,
November 9, 2018 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Charleston, MO. Memorials may be made to the Harvest Community Church Building Fund.
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Shirley Jane Norris, age 92, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Fountain View Manor,
Granite City, IL.

Shirley was born on August 14, 1926 in St. Louis, MO, a daughter of the late Lloyd Howe and Beulah (Bay) Howe.

On November 1, 1946, Shirley Howe married Clyde Norris, the love of her life, in East St. Louis, IL. Clyde passed away on May 17, 2003. Shirley retired as a
manager and accountant from Bellemoore Toys & Sporting Goods in Granite City, IL, after many years of dedicated service. Shirley was an avid golfer,
bowler, and an all around sports fan. She enjoyed dancing in her younger years, spending time at Lake of Egypt, solving crossword puzzles and putting
jigsaw puzzles together. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events. Shirley never met a stranger
and she was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was preceded in death by a son, Jim Norris; and by a sister, Jean Myers.

She is survived by her loving children, Danny (Nancy) Norris of Marion, IL and Donna (Mike) Genovese of Granite City, IL; dear sisters, Joann Cotter of
Mitchell, IL and Judy (Marvin) Brokaw of Wood River, IL; proud grandmother to Aaron (Shannon) Lakatos of Granite City, IL, Sean (Jamie) Lakatos of Granite
City, IL, Jennifer Norris of Marion, IL, Charlie Norris of Granite City, IL, Michelle (Scott) Moss of Granite City, IL and Tonya (Justin Bernaix) Genovese of Glen
Carbon, IL; proud great-grandmother to Kaylie, Kameron, Alexandria, Aden, Colin, Joshua, Caden, Kinsley, Brady, Zachary and Ozias; nieces, nephews,
extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, with Pastor Jason Pierce officiating.
Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Alzheimer’s Association. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Mary (Kambarian) Asadorian 94, of Granite City passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Granite Nursing &
Rehabilitation Center in Granite City. Mary was born on August 16, 1924 in Granite City, Illinois; the daughter of the late
Abraham and Hermine (Soukiasian) Kambarian.


Mary was a homemaker and mom who was a member of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church in Granite City where she was very active
member of the Ladies Guild and the Mr. & Mrs. Club. Mary was a member of the Lincoln Place Heritage Association and in her free time she enjoyed playing
bingo, entertaining friends, and spending time with her family. Mary will be remembered for her generosity, her friendly nature and her love of family and
friends.

Mary is survived by and will be missed by her children; Eddie (Norma) Asadorian of Granite City, Illinois, Arthur (Pam) Asadorian of Granite City, Illinois,
Melanie (Graham) Keeney of Glen Carbon, Illinois; grandchildren, Andrew (Chelsea) Asadorian, Angela Keeney and fiancé Zane Potter; step-grandchildren,
Rick and Tiffany Evans; step-great-grandchildren, Makenzie Evans, Ian Evans and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many other close family
members and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband; Edward Asadorian, whom she married on October 4, 1947; brothers, Jerry
Kambarian, Virgil Kambarian; sister, Charlotte (Fred ) McMillan, and infant sister, Perooz Kambarian.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Funeral services are on
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church, 1014 W. Pontoon Road in Granite City. Burial will follow
at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon, Illinois. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Gregory Church.
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Cheryl Sue Smick, 72 of Pontoon Beach, Illinois passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Louis University
Hospital.

Cheryl was born on January 16, 1946 in Wood River, Illinois; the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Frick.

Cheryl was a legal secretary for over 30 years at Theis Law Firm in Granite City and was a Teachers Aid for the Granite City School District. Cheryl was a very
active member in the Granite City PTA and was a loyal member of Swansea Baptist Church, where she was a pre-school teacher. Most of all Cheryl loved her
family and will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.  

Cheryl is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Cari Smick and (Jim Hatch) of Northglenn, CO; son, John Angel of Pontoon Beach, IL; step son,
Kent (Kate) Smick of Collinsville, IL; grandchildren, Jeremy (Sam) Smick, Gabriel Smick, Brandon Smick, Amy Smick, Heaven Leigh Angel, Jonna Angel.

In addition to her parents, Cheryl was preceded in death by her husband; “Gene” Everett E. Smick, whom she married on June 21, 1975 and her step
daughter, Beverly Donnell.

Friends may call on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of her life, services
will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Valhalla Cemetery in
Belleville, IL. Memorial donations are suggested to the Granite City PTA.

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Sidney Clinton Vaughn, son of David and Sadie Vaughn, was born on November 16, 1921 in Bumpus Mills, Tennessee.

He was a United States Army veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theater of war. While serving in the 307th Infantry Regiment as part of the 77th
Infantry Division, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. After he returned from the war, he married Betty Faye Hall on January 25th, 1948 in Granite City,
Illinois where they spent most of their lives. Sidney was an electronics technician and retired from Emerson Electric in Ferguson, Missouri. In 2012, he was
thrilled to attend the Honor Flight, during which he was flown to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring veterans such as himself.

Sidney was a loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend to all who had the honor of knowing him. He was an expert at making
people laugh. No matter the circumstance, you could always count on him to cheer you up with a joke. He was a strong patriarch of the family, and in a family
full of women he was always the protector.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Betty Faye; his daughter Nancy Vaughan-Forney; his eight siblings; and his two grandsons Benjamin
Stanfill and Bradley Sellers.

He is survived by his children: Larry (Karen) Vaughn, Sheri(Craig) Swanson, Cindy (John) Sellers, Jennifer (Ron) Owens, and Lisa (Jeff) Chmiola. He is also
survived by his grandchildren and great grandchildren: Lisa Lumley, Kraig Vaughn, Rome Saladino, Amie Owens, Hillary Sellers, Amber Ortiz, Kinzie Sellers,
Antonio Saladino, Keaton Vaughn, Tyler Vaughn, Ian Lumley, and Adam Lumley. He would have soon welcomed his 6th great grandchild, August Ronnie
Ortiz, due to arrive in January to Amber and Brian Ortiz.

Memorials may be sent to First United Presbyterian Church, Granite City, IL.

The family would like to thank The Fountains at Granite City for their compassionate care over the last three years.

The visitation and funeral will be held at First United Presbyterian Church in Granite City, IL. The visitation will take place from 11:00-1:00 on Tuesday,
November 6th, followed immediately by the funeral service at 1:00. Burial will take place following the funeral service at Sunset Hills Estates in Glen Carbon,
IL with full military rites provided by the United States Army.

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Aren Rex Arney, 60 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at his home in Granite City.

Aren was born on January 18, 1958 in Granite City; the son of the late Annew Ray and Virginia Joyce (Hargrove) Arney. Aren was a mover for Federal Gateway
Moving Company in St. Louis and of Christian faith. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Aren will be remembered for his kind
heart and all the special times he shared with his family.
Aren is survived by and will be missed by his daughters; Amanda (Joal) Cunningham of Granite City, Kelly Arney of Granite City; grandchildren, Fallon,
Phoenix, Emma, Riley; great-grandchildren, Avery Maye, Dakota Maye; brothers, A.C. Arney of Zephyrhills, FL, Scotty Arney of Salem, MA; sister, May Arney
Broadbent of Hopkinsville, KY.
In addition to his parents, Aren was preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Mason, Joyce Morrow.
According to Aren’s wishes he will be cremated and no service to be planned. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family.

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David Lee Richey, 71 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at John Cochran Veterans Hospital
in St. Louis.

David was born on August 14, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri; the son of the late Lester and Mary (Davis) Richey. David worked for the Illinois Department of
Transportation in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and was a welding and maintenance supervisor for Ameren. David proudly served his country in the
United States Air Force in the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service
Medal and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City and was active in the Granite City Masonic
Lodge and the Shriners. He served as a Shriner Provost Marshall and an associate member of Trooper Lodge # 41. Most of all David loved to spend time
with his family and will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.

David is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Cathy (Vandever) Richey, whom he married on March 23, 1967; sons, Travis (Kathleen) Richey of Granite
City, Dave (Donna) Richey of Glen Carbon; grandchildren, Marissa Richey, Madison Richey, Kelsey (Tim) Odum, Preston Richey, Landon Richey; great-
granddaughter, Alaina Jo Odum; brother, Grant Richey; nephews, Mark (Karen) Richey and family, Todd (Sheila) Richey and family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in
Granite City. In celebration of David’s life, services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Perry Harris officiating.
Burial will follow with full military rites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorial donations are suggested to Shriners Hospital.

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Clyde Dale Mayes, 59, of Granite City, IL passed away at 9:28 a.m., Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis,
Mo.

He was born October 4, 1959 in Elgin, IL to Virgil and Shirley (nee: Wyninger) Mayes

Dale married Kathleen Schaefer on August 8, 1997 in Edwardsville, IL.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1978-1981. He was a Mail Carrier for the U.S. Post Office in Granite City, IL. Dale was a member of the Moose, VFW and
former Grand Master of the Lodge for the Odd Fellows, all of Granite City, IL.

He is survived by his wife: Kathleen (nee: Schaefer) Mayes of Granite City, IL; two daughters: Melanie Williams and Natalie Mayes both of Granite City, IL; son:
Scott Dale (Lauren) Mayes of Glen Carbon, IL; three grandchildren: Breanna, Madysen and Macee; two sisters: Carol Bowker of Panama City, FL and Lisa
(John) Callison of Bethalto, IL and a brother: James L. (Debra) Mayes of Benld, IL and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by both parents.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL, with
Pastor David Amsden officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

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Carl Lee Dahmm, 66, of Granite City, IL passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Stearns Nursing and Rehab in
Granite City, IL.

He was born March 1, 1952 in Granite City, IL to Carl H. and Geraldine “Betty” (nee: Gregory) Dahmm.

Carl and Rebecca “Becky” Edwards married on March 9, 1996 in Granite City, IL.

He attended City Temple Assembly of God in Granite City, IL.

He is survived by three daughters: Tonya Beasley of Granite city, IL and Camille (Keith) Eckberg of St. Louis, MO, Michelle Gomez of TX; two sons: William
“Bill” (Amy) Carpenter and Christopher Lee Carpenter both of Granite City, IL; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two brothers: Charles (Rita)
Dahmm of Bolivar, MO and Danny (Cindy) Dahmm of Granite City, IL; three sisters: Loretta (Richard) Wilson, Dava Dahmm and Jo Ann (Charles) Booker all
of Granite City, IL.

Besides his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a daughter.

The family will have a memorial service at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at City Temple Assembly of God, 4751 Maryville Rd., Granite City, IL.

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Tommie G. Lindsey, 47, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 1:20 p.m. Tues. Oct. 30, 2018 in Granite City while under hospice
care.

He was born Dec. 14, 1970 in Granite City to the late Glyn & Patsy (Clark) Lindsey.

Tommie was a U.S. Marine serving in Desert Storm and had been a communications administrator for ESSE Health in Bridgeton, MO.

He is survived by 2 brothers: Larry (Teresa) Lindsey of North Carolina and John Lindsey of Greenville, IL; and 4 sisters: Linda Lindsey of Granite City, Glenda
Floyed of South Roxana, IL, Jo Ann Lindsey of Granite City and Connie (Paul) Gudelauski of Granite City.

Burial at Jefferson Barracks will be at a later date.

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Sidney C. Vaughn, age 96, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Hickory Point Christian Village,
Forsyth, IL.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the First United Presbyterian Church, 2160 Delmar Avenue, Granite
City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the church.

Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.

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Timothy Jon Robertson, 51, of Edwardsville, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in Edwardsville.

He was born January 10, 1967 in Granite City, the son of the late Donald L. “Robbie” and Helen C. (Peters) Robertson.

He married Michelle Lynn “Shelly” (Heisner) on May 26, 2001 at The Jewel Box in St. Louis and she survives.

He had worked as a letter carrier and had over 10 years of dedicated service with the United States Postal Service.

He had a love of music and enjoyed attending many concerts throughout the years, enjoyed his days of fishing, cooking and attending family gatherings. He
cherished his dogs, Lulu and Fiona and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by a daughter, Jenee Padgett of Wood River; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and John Relleke of Granite
City and Donna and Tim Streid of Granite City; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ed and Barbara Heisner of Fairview Heights; brother-in-law and sister-in-law,
Doug and Teresa Heisner of Waterloo; nieces and nephews, Rich and Patty Relleke, Rob and Jennifer Relleke, Ryan and Jill Relleke, Alyson and Richard
West, Ashley Streid, Aaron Streid, Ella Heisner, Waylon Heisner and Mabel Heisner; great nieces and great nephews, Rhett Relleke, Lily Relleke, Tyler Theis,
Hadley Relleke and Ava Relleke; aunt, Joan Schnyder; cousin, Charlie Schnyder; other extended family and friends.

In celebration of his life, cremation rites will be accorded and private services will be held.

Memorials may be made to Partners for Pets in Troy or to the American Heart Association.

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Terry Lee Pirtle, 61, of Hartford, IL died on Monday, October, 29, 2018 at his home.

He was born on October 16, 1957 in Granite City, IL to Merle and Mary nee: Mills Pirtle.

Terry worked for U.S. Steel for many years. He enjoyed all types of sports and music.

Besides his mother, Terry is survived by a daughter, Madi Pirtle of Roxana, IL and 2 sons: Daniel Pirtle of Roxana, IL and Samuel Pirtle of Alton, IL.

Terry is preceded in death by his father.

Professional services entrusted to the care of Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory of Granite City, IL.

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Jeanette E. Barr 84, of Mitchell passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Saint Louis University Hospital.

She was born February 5, 1934 in St. Louis, MO to Edward Leroy and Elsie Louise (Nee: Kralemann) Zimmermann. She married Lawrence Barr on
December 2, 1978 in Venice, IL.

Jeanette was retired from Famous Barr where she was an office worker. She had four step children that she treated and loved as her own children.

She is survived by her stepdaughter Brenda (William) Malherek of Mitchell; grandchildren, Billy (Megan) Malherek, Brandon (Meaghan) Malherek, Dan (Dawn)
Severs, Terry (Katie) Tyler, Bobbie Torres and Sherry Ballesteros and 19 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband two step daughters, Nancy and Molly Barr; stepson, Larry Barr; three grandchildren, Duane Severs and
the twins, Billy Jr. and Alyssa Malherek.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral home & Crematory in Granite City. Burial will follow at St.
John Cemetery in Granite City.

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Frank C. Ficor, 86, of Granite City died on Friday, October 25, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, IL.

He was born on August 22, 1932 in Madison, IL to Charles and Elizabeth nee: Schaumberger Ficor.

Frank married Wilma Tipton in East St. Louis, IL on November 13, 1957.

The U.S. Air Force veteran retired from the Norfolk & Western Railroad after 33 years of service as a switchman. Frank was a member of Amvets Post 204 in
Madison and he enjoyed spending time with family and friends and he loved to feed his birds.

Besides his wife, Frank is survived by a daughter, Debra (Charles) McWhorter of Lebanon, IL; 2 sons: William (Lorraine) Ficor of Granite City, IL and Robert
Ficor (Eadie Schilinger) of Granite City; 5 grandchildren: William, Jr and Tracy, Corrina, Claire, Jacob and Quinn and a brother, Joseph Ficor.

Frank is preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers: John Ficor and William Ficor, who died in the Korean War.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL. The funeral service will
be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the funeral home with burial to follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. MO.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

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Rebecca Michelle SanSoucie, 43, of Granite City, IL, passed away unexpectedly at 10:25 p.m. Sat. Oct. 20, 2018 at Gateway
Regional Medical Center ED.

She was born Sept. 6, 1975 in Granite City to Michael R. & Barbara J. (McDonald) SanSoucie of Granite City.

Becki had been a cosmetologist and most recently was working at Bob Evan’s. She was an avid Mickey Mouse collector and loved to dote on her niece,
Mikayla.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister and brother-in-law: Tamara & Randall Block; her very dear niece: Mikayla Block, all of Collinsville, IL; her
godmother: Debra (Kevin) Fiala of Granite City; aunt and uncle: Patricia & Fred SanSoucie of Granite City; her close friend: Mark Graham of Granite City; and
many cousins.

She was preceded in death by grandparents: Fred R. SanSoucie, Lillian V. “Grandma Tootie” (Hays) SanSoucie, Charles McDonald and Barbara L.
(McKinnon) Fulmer; an aunt and uncle: Sandra Meyer-Hilker and A. Lynn Meyer; and her best friend: Robin Graham.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date
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Norma Mlinarec, formerly Norma Ruth Wilcox, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 15th 2018.  

Norma was born on September 30, 1926 in Venice, Madison County Illinois.  She was the daughter of Harry Wellington Wilcox and Eva Overbey.  Her father
Harry was a veteran of the 1st World War and her grandfather, Wellington Wilcox, was a Union Army veteran from Illinois in the Civil War.  Her mother Eva
Overbey was originally from White Hall, Greene County, IL where the family lived for multiple generations.  Norma had three siblings Harry Donald Wilcox,
Robert Wilcox and Eva Delene Wilcox all deceased.  Norma married Frank Mlinarec on August 19th 1950 in Granite City, Madison County IL and they were
married for 67 years.  Frank passed away in April of 2018.  Norma is survived by two children, Mary Ann Bright of St. Louis, MO and Frank D. (Nadine) Mlinarec
of O'Fallon, MO.  She is also survived by 4 grandchildren William W. (Regina) Bright Jr., Christopher W. (Nicole) Bright, Jillian (Jon) Weiland and Sarah (Scott)
Lindquist as well as 4 great-grandchildren William, Adam, James and Ava.  Norma is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins in the
metropolitan St. Louis area and beyond.

Norma was a great cook and homemaker and always graciously hosted gatherings for the family at her home for holidays and other special events as well
as helping to take care of her grandchildren.

In lieu of a service, a Mass will be said in her honor at a later time. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Bernard R. “Mac” McGee, 85 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at his home.

Bernard was born on January 12, 1933 in Batchtown, Illinois; the son of the late Fred and Helen (Hillen) McGee.

Bernard was a laborer for the Granite City Street Department and proudly served his country in the United States Army. Bernard was a member of Holy Family
Catholic Church in Granite City and Union Laborers Local 397. Bernard enjoyed his days of camping, fishing and traveling, most of all Bernard loved to
spend time with his family. Bernard will be remembered for the love of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Bernard is survived by and will be missed by his children; Belinda (Russell) Pace of Collinsville, Illinois, Larry (Carrie) McGee of St. Louis, Missouri;
grandchildren, Jennifer (Tony) Wolf, Stacy (Yohance) Flager, Matthew (Leah) Milton, Russell (Kristen) Pace Jr., Jason (Amber) Pace, Andria Pace, Brittany
Pace, Jessica McGee, Emily McGee, Emily Darden, Heather Nunn, Nicholas Nunn; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Catherine Rutledge; brothers, Wilber “Fritz”
McGee, Lester McGee; numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins and many other close family members and friends. In addition to his parents, Bernard was
preceded in death by his sisters; Bertha Johnes, Sister Catherine McGee; brother, Jerome McGee.

In celebration of “Mac’s” life a memorial mass will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City.
Memorial donations are suggested to Holy family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Ave. in Granite City.

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David Lee Richey, 71 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at John Cochran Veterans Hospital
in St. Louis.

David was born on August 14, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri; the son of the late Lester and Mary (Davis) Richey. David worked for the Illinois Department of
Transportation in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and was a welding and maintenance supervisor for Ameren. David proudly served his country in the
United States Air Force in the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service
Medal and the Air Force Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City and was active in the Granite City Masonic
Lodge and the Shriners. He served as a Shriner Provost Marshall and an associate member of Trooper Lodge # 41. Most of all David loved to spend time
with his family and will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.

David is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Cathy (Vandever) Richey, whom he married on March 23, 1967; sons, Travis (Kathleen) Richey of Granite
City, Dave (Donna) Richey of Glen Carbon; grandchildren, Marissa Richey, Madison Richey, Kelsey (Tim) Odum, Preston Richey, Landon Richey; great-
granddaughter, Alaina Jo Odum; brother, Grant Richey; nephews, Mark (Karen) Richey and family, Todd (Sheila) Richey and family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in
Granite City. In celebration of David’s life, services will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Perry Harris officiating.
Burial will follow with full military rites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Memorial donations are suggested to Shriners Hospital.

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Tom Henry Hurley, 82, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at Christian Hospital
in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born August 28, 1936 in Savannah, Tennessee, a son of the late Jessie and Emma “Goldie” (Baskin) Hurley.

He married Shirley Ann (Engle) Hurley on January 28, 1968 in St. Louis, Missouri and she survives.

He retired from Sears in 1994 after over 30 years of dedicated service as a mechanic. He had also owned and operated Hurley’s Jewerly in Granite City and
St. Louis for many years.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by four sons, John and wife, Cindy Hurley of Festus, Missouri, David Lee Hurley of Millstadt, Illinois, Regis
“Scott” and wife, Jean Averell of Raleigh, North Carolina and Kenneth and husband, Taylor Averell of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Christina Hurley of
Godfrey, David “D.J.” and significant other, Haley Hurley of Wood River, Amber Hurley of Alton and John Paul Hurley Jr. of Missouri; four great grandchildren,
Audrey, Joshua, Aidyn and Jolee; sister, Sandy Goodwin of Hayti, Missouri; nieces, Melanie, Melinda, Sherry and Emma; other extended family and many
friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister, Elbert, Robert, Carl and Laverne.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be held at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
The family wishes for those in attendance to be dressed casual.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Michael Andrew Turck, 78, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 3:12 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at DePaul
Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born December 25, 1939 in Granite City, a son of the late Joseph Valentine and Ruby Irene (Lavender) Turck.

He married Patricia L. (Daily) Turck on January 2, 1959 in Waterloo, Illinois and she survives.

He proudly served his country with the United States Army and had worked as a machinist for Carter Carburetor in St. Louis for many years.

He and his wife cherished 19 years as child care workers with the Baptist Children's Home in Carmi, Illinois. They gave much love and devotion to the
children as house parents and he also took care of the maintenance until their retirement in 2001.

He was a devoted member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City where he had served as a trustee and treasurer. Mike was an avid sports fan, loved
collecting sports cards and was an avid fan of the University of Illinois and Cardinals. His family was the utmost important part of his life, enjoyed his days of
traveling and was always helping others before himself.

In addition to his beloved wife of 59 years, he is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael S. and Brenda Turck of Wood River, Dennis W. and
Mary Turck of Granite City and Joseph P. Turck of Granite City; a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer Hile and Cliff Butler of Panama City, Florida; eight
grandchildren, Amy, Leslie, Don, Rose, Matthew, Phillip, Jedediah and Nathaniel; six great grandchildren, Cole, Ariel, Clayton, Don Jr., William and Troy; his
beloved dogs, Harley and Rudy; granddogs, Max and Mollie; his cherished Children’s Home families; other extended family and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joann Conreaux.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Ben Ritz officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.

Memorials may be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City or to the Baptist Children’s Home in Carmi and may be accepted at the funeral
home.

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Mildred Greathouse, age 92, of Edwardsville, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at
Ruth’s House Memory Care, Edwardsville, IL.

Mildred was born on August 19, 1926 in Brewer, MO, a daughter of the late Leo Andrew Hagan and Mary Verdella (Hager) Hagan.

On July 31, 1948, Mildred Hagan married Walter “Shang” Greathouse, the love of her life, in St. Louis, MO. Walter passed away on April 22, 1999. Mildred was
a faithful member of Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Maryville, IL. She was also a member of Phi Tau Omega Philanthropic Sorority since 1951,
Granite City Elkettes, St. Elizabeth’s Altar Society, St. Mary’s Ladies Guild, Sunset Hills Country Club Charter Member and a Rotarian. Her greatest joy was
spending time with her family and friends. Mildred loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will dearly missed by all who knew
and loved her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mildred was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Greathouse; and by her siblings, Lilburn Leo Hagan, Melvin
Andrew Hagan, Mary Verona Monroe, Rita Delora Wood and Naomi Marie Hagan.

Mildred is survived by her loving sons, Walter “Shang” (Jan) Greathouse Jr. of Granite City, IL, Brian Greathouse of Collinsville, IL and Scott (Terri) Greathouse
of Edwardsville, IL; proud grandmother to Walter (Amanda) Greathouse III, Michael (Ashlei) Greathouse, Kelly (Eric) Barns, Danielle Greathouse and Shane
Greathouse; proud great-grandmother to Walter Greathouse IV, Jackson Greathouse and Riley Barns; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road, Glen Carbon, IL.

In celebration of her life, a funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 200 North
Lange Avenue, Maryville, IL, with Father Joseph Havrilka and Father Tom Liebler officiating. Mildred will be laid to rest next to Walter and Carol at Sunset Hill
Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Phi Tau Omega Sorority. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Lucille L. Bringer, 93 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Granite Nursing & Rehabilitation
Center.

Lucille was born on January 19, 1925; daughter of the late Charles and Mignon (Remnitz) Bringer.

Lucille was an office clerk for over 40 years at Manufactures Supply Company in St. Louis, retiring in 1990 and a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in
Granite City where she was a member of the Ladies Aid Society. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Lucille will be remembered for the love
of her family and all the special times they shared together.

Lucille is survived by and will be missed by her son; Maurice McNeill of East Alton, IL; granddaughters, Traci Henn DeFelice of Concord, NC, Staci Henn and
fiancé (Frank Ensor) of Granite City, IL, Cathy Crosby of Granite City, IL; great-grandchildren, Dominick DeFelice, Margot DeFelice, Nora DeFelice.
In addition to her parents, Lucille was preceded in death by her daughter; Marilyn Henn; brothers, Edward, Clarence, Charles, Francis, Willis.

In celebration of Lucille’s life, visitation will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian
Feicho officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery on Nameoki Road in Granite City. Memorial
donations are suggested to Concordia Lutheran Church, 2305 Grand Ave. Granite City, IL, 62040.

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Billie Jean Buchholz, age 80, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital,
St. Louis, MO.

Billie was born on March 28, 1938 in Granite City, a daughter of the late William Carl Irvin and Alma Louise (Martin) Irvin.

On October 28, 1989, Billie married Donald Leo “Buck” Buchholz in Granite City, IL. Donald passed away on April 14, 2012.

Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she adored. Billie loved life, she loved
to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, Billie was preceded in death by her sister, Connie Adcock; and by a grandson, Alexander Richards; son, Robert Steven Benda.

She is survived by her loving sons, Daniel (Deborah Langston) Benda, Phillip (Kim) Benda and Andy (Heather) Richards, all of Granite City, IL; proud
grandmother to Phillip Benda, Michael Benda, Ryan Benda, David Benda, Stephanie Benda, Mackenzie Richards and Dominic Richards; great-
grandchildren, Riley Benda, Haley Benda; extended family and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a celebration of life service at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960
Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
Memorial donations may be given to the National Stroke Association. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Ida D. Holland Singleton Sergott 77, of Granite City passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at her home.

She was born June 22, 1941 in Effingham, IL to Tommie and Aven (nee: Coleman) Holland. Ida married Richard Sergott November 18, 2005 in Edwardsville.
She was a Member of Word of Life Tabernacle Church in Granite City.

Ida is survived by her husband, Richard Sergott of Granite City; son, Dennis Singleton of Granite City; step-son, Charles (Patricia) Singelton of Granite City;
and 6 grandchildren, Dennis Singleton Jr., Ashley Overturf, Amber Bareiter, Jacob Singleton, Karissa Davis and Jordan Greier and sister, Peggy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, one daughter, Debbie Singleton; three sons, Kevin, Gregory and David Singleton and brother, Harold.

The family will hold a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2018 at World of Life Tabernacle in Granite City.

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Glendell “Paul” Brewer, 85, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Anderson
Hospital in Maryville, Illinois.

He was born January 18, 1933 in Palmer, Missouri, a son of the late William and Rosie (Callahan) Brewer.

He married Betty Sue (Jones) Brewer on May 18, 1984 in St. Charles, Missouri and she survives.

He retired from Laclede Steel in 1995 with 45 years of dedicated service as a steelworker in Madison and Alton.

He enjoyed his days of traveling and enjoyed wrestling, football and baseball throughout his life. He will be remembered for the love and special times
shared with his family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by his children, Delores Harper of Edwardsville, Glyn Adams of Troy, Paul Wayne and wife, Carrie Brewer of
Pocahontas, Keith Brewer of Collinsville and Robert “Bob” Brewer of Granite City; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law,
Carroll and Sharon Kay Brewer of Collinsville; a sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Charles Schultz of St. Peters, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Pat Brewer of
Pontoon Beach; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Paula Brewer and three brothers, William, Clifford and Herman Brewer.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Henry Crippen officiating.

Burial will be at St. John Cemetery on Nameoki Road in Granite City.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Judith “Judy” Miller, age 77, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville,
IL. Judy was born on June 2, 1941, in Granite City, IL, a daughter of the late Daniel Gaddie and Thelma (Edwards) Gaddie.

Judy retired as an executive secretary from St. Elizabeth Hospital in Granite City, IL, after many years of dedicated service. She enjoyed sewing and making
crafts. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren, whom she adored. Judy loved life, she loved to laugh, but most
of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Gaddie; and by a brother-in-law, Terry Nichols.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Dennis Miller of Granite City, IL; loving children, Lea Ann (Michael) Bollinger of Maryville, IL and Jae Lynn (Michael)
Kuberski of Granite City, IL; dear siblings, Dana (Bill) McGee of Glen Carbon, IL, Linda Nichols of Granite City, IL and Brian Gaddie of Granite City, IL; sister-in-
law, Rose Gaddie of Granite City, IL; proud grandmother to Lauren, Danielle, Ella, Daniel and Emma; proud great-grandmother to Kinnidi and Vann; step-
children, Cameron Miller, Dennis Miller and Sarah (Phil) Hensley; many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, with Sister Linda Hylla officiating. Private family interment will be held at Sunset
Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

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Melissa K. Epperson, 61, of Troy, Illinois passed away at 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at her home.

She was born February 6, 1957 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Brooks King and Dillie Mai (Bates) Kimbro.

She married Ricky Allen Epperson on September 25, 1982 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Granite City and he survives.

She worked at Bethel Baptist Church in Troy where she served five years as a senior pastor assistant.

She was a faithful and dedicated member of Bethel Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday school teacher. Melissa loved decorating and had a
special love for the holidays. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her cherished daughter, Jaclyn N. Epperson of Troy; her stepsister, Lori Maples of Granite City; other
step-siblings; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Eddie and Billie Bullen of Tazewell, Tennessee, Bennie Lett of Corryton, Tennessee, Dwayne and Judy
Epperson of Tazewell, Tennessee, Fred and Joyce Epperson of Granite City and Jerry and Carolyn Epperson of Tazewell, Tennessee; numerous nieces;
nephews; other extended family; church family and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ray and Thelma Epperson and a brother-in-law, Landon Lett.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Bethel Baptist Church, 7775 Collinsville Road in Troy on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Tim Lewis officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church. .

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Jimmie Jean Gancheff, 86, of Granite City passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Granite City Nursing and Rehab.

She was born May 1, 1932 in Venice, IL to Ed and Ruby (ne: Boyd) Barker. She married John Gancheff October 13, 1957 in Corinth, MS. Jimmie was a
religious woman who loved her family, enjoyed camping with her husband, making teddy bears with her sister and sewing.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years John Gancheff; four daughters, Sandy Kielty, Jackie Walker, Dorothy Gancheff and Cathy Gisis; two sons, John
“Steve” and Joe Gancheff; many grandchildren and great grandchildren and two sisters, Cookie Grooms and Jackie Sparks.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, George Barker and Mike Gancheff and two brothers, George and Raymond Barker.

A memorial visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Bernard R. “Mac” McGee, 85 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at his home.

Bernard was born on January 12, 1933 in Batchtown, Illinois; the son of the late Fred and Helen (Hillen) McGee.

Bernard was a laborer for the Granite City Street Department and proudly served his country in the United States Army. Bernard was a member of Holy Family
Catholic Church in Granite City and Union Laborers Local 397. Bernard enjoyed his days of camping, fishing and traveling, most of all Bernard loved to
spend time with his family. Bernard will be remembered for the love of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Bernard is survived by and will be missed by his children; Belinda (Russell) Pace of Collinsville, Illinois, Larry (Carrie) McGee of St. Louis, Missouri;
grandchildren, Jennifer (Tony) Wolf, Stacy (Yohance) Flager, Matthew (Leah) Milton, Russell (Kristen) Pace Jr., Jason (Amber) Pace, Andria Pace, Brittany
Pace, Jessica McGee, Emily McGee, Emily Darden, Heather Nunn, Nicholas Nunn; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Catherine Rutledge; brothers, Wilber “Fritz”
McGee, Lester McGee; numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins and many other close family members and friends.

In addition to his parents, Bernard was preceded in death by his sisters; Bertha Johnes, Sister Catherine McGee; brother, Jerome McGee. A memorial mass
is be planned for a later date. Memorial donations are suggested to Holy family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Ave. in Granite City. Irwin Chapel, 3960
Maryville Road is serving the family.

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Teresa L. Foley, 66, of Glen Carbon, Illinois passed away at 6:26 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in
Maryville.

She was born July 24, 1952 in Granite City, Illinois, a daughter of the late John Anthony and Evelyn Belle (McClannahan) Bonvicino.

She married Robert H. Foley on September 18, 1970 in Granite City and he survives.

She had worked as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant with many years of dedicated service prior to her retirement. She love the arts and theatre and was an avid
animal enthusiast, always watching television shows dedicated to enriching an animals life . She cherished her family and will be remembered for the love
and special times shared.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by four sons, Robert Foley and fiancé, Misty Morris of Edwardsville, Thomas and Tina Foley of
Edwardsville, John Foley and fiancé, Ingrid Nystrom of Affton, Missouri and Phillip Foley of Glen Carbon; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, John and Mary
Bonvicino of Granite City, Ralph Bonvicino of Alton and Vincent and Terry Bonvicino of Granite City; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Barb Davis of Granite City
and Becky and Robert Blankenship of Glen Carbon; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Theresa Bonvicino and a brother-in-law, Steve Davis.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time
of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Mark Maynard officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the A.S.P.C.A. and may
be accepted at the funeral home.

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Joseph Blaine Jones, 64, of Granite City, IL, passed away unexpectedly at 3:35 p.m. Wed. Oct. 10, 2018 at Gateway
Regional Medical Center ER in Granite City.

He was born Aug. 2, 1954 in St. Louis, MO to the late Douglas & Doris (Upton) Jones.

On July 16, 2014, he and Mary B. Smith were married in Granite City.  She survives in Granite City.

Joe was a lifelong motorcycle mechanic.  He owned and operated Joe’s Hog Doc, specializing in motorcycle repair and customization.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter: Andrea (Matt) Foley; a granddaughter: Sophia Foley, all of Edwardsville, IL; a brother: Jimmy Jones of
Granite City; a sister: Connie Nixon of Sparta, IL; and many other extended family and friends.

The family is planning a celebration of his life at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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Yvonne June Walkenbach, 82, of Granite City, IL, passed away Thurs. Oct. 10, 2018 at Mercy Rehab in Swansea, IL.

She was born June 9, 1936 in Venice, IL to the late Adam & Bertha (Seats) Beyer.

On Apr. 24, 1954, she and Robert E. Walkenbach were married in Granite City. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 2009.

Mrs. Walkenbach owned and operated her own beauty salon out of her home for many years.

She is survived by a daughter: Cathy (Paul) Roesch of Belleville, IL; a son: Curt (Sherl) Walkenbach of Granite City; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; a
brother: Don (Marilyn) Beyer of Navarre, FL; and 3 sisters: Louise Henle of Maple Shade, NJ, Faye Filer of Marble Hill, MO and Mary Metzger of Granite City.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 1 brother and 5 sisters.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mon. Oct. 15, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tues. Oct.
16, 2018 at St. Martin’s Cemetery in Starkenburg, MO.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Ramona Sue Lindberg passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at her home in Springfield, IL.  

“Mona,” as friends and family knew her, was born in Granite City, IL on January 11, 1955.  She started her career at Mercantile Bank in St. Louis. In the mid-
90s Mona moved to Springfield where she started a long career as a hair stylist, eventually owning her own business, About Your Hair, for several years.  
Later in life, Mona took a job at Schnucks, where she brightened her customers’ days with her infectious laugh and booming voice.  A beautiful and vibrant
woman, Mona never met a stranger. Her clients and customers quickly became friends, as it was impossible to know Mona and not love her.

An avid lover of the outdoors, Mona enjoyed camping, fishing and canoeing.  It was on a canoe trip in 1994 where she met her husband, David, on the Jack’s
Fork River in the Missouri Ozarks, a special destination for the both of them for years to come.   Mona had a green thumb as evident by the abundance of
plants throughout her house. Chances are if you came in touch with Mona, at some point you've ended up with one of her plant cuttings.

Mona was preceded in death by her mother and father, Shirley and James Smith of Granite City.  She leaves behind her husband of 13 years, David
Lindberg; their dog, Henry; sister, Cathleen (Vince) Adler of Highland, IL; brother, Lacy Brazel of Granite City; sister- in- law, Lauren (Jay) Tomten of
Springfield; and brother- in- law, Eric (Ana) Lindberg of North Carolina.  While Mona did not have children of her own, she was the best aunt.  Always armed
with BIG hugs, kisses and candy. A visit from Auntie Mona was always special and will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.

Memorial Gathering: Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St.,
Springfield.

Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.

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Darla Renee Mize, age 54, of Madison, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at her home, with her loving family by
her side.

Darla was born on May 19, 1964 in St. Louis, MO.

Darla graduated from Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri, with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice in 2006. She worked as a security
officer at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for over twenty years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Darla loved life, she loved to laugh,
but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Darla was preceded in death by her mother, Judy Hutchinson; and by her two brothers, Jason and Bradley Hutchinson.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Neal Mize of Madison, IL; son, Dale Dudek of Wood River, IL, father, Jerry Hutchinson of Waltonville, IL; sister, Jeri
(Brad) Emerson of St. Louis, MO; step-mother, Susan Long; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Eddie Linhart
officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel

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Roy Lynn Badgett 60, of Granite City passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at his home.

He was born March 24, 1958 in Poplar Bluff, MO. Roy worked for 20 years at Universal Sewing Supply in University City, MO. He was former drummer for
Christ Gospel Church.

He is survived by two sons, Nickolaus “Nick” Badgett of Granite City and Roy Lee (Stephanie) Badgett of St. Louis; father Orvil V. Badgett of Granite City; three
grandchildren, Cadence, Abel and Aurora Badgett and three sisters, Brenda (Larry) Hannon of Granite City, Glenda Helton of Granite City and Peggy (Bill)
Smith of Pocahontas, IL.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Stella (nee: Pipkins) Badgett.

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Kathy Jo Stokes 60, of Mitchell passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born January 6, 1958 in Granite City. She married Robert William Stokes July 4, 1994 in Pontoon Beach. She worked for 30 years as an escrow
closer followed by four years as a BOA at Edward Jones in Collinsville. Kathy loved her grandchildren; she enjoyed fly fishing and spending summers as a
child with her grandmother in Tennessee which fueled her love for cows.

She is survived by husband, Robert Stokes of Mitchell; daughter, Carissa (William) Smith of Mitchell; son Robert W. Stokes Jr. of Glen Carbon; two
grandchildren, Megan Elizabeth Yurko and Ella Michelle Smith; sister, Brenda Kay Lewis of Missouri and brother, Danny O. Chandler of Troy, IL.

She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Albert Henry and mother, Betty Jo (nee: Bonds) Welch.

A memorial visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 3 p.m. at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City Saturday, October 6,
2018.

Memorials can be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Barry William Church, 58 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical
Center in Granite City.

Barry was born on July 26, 1960; the son of the late Lindsay and Mary (Williams) Church.

Barry was a member of the Granite City Masonic Lodge and in his free time he enjoyed spending time with his family. Barry will be remembered for the love
of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Barry is survived by and will be missed by his children; Josh (Pam) Church of Granite City, Barry Jonathan Church of Granite City, Christin Church of Granite
City; life companion, Deborah Sexton of Granite City; grandchildren, Cameron Eaker, Jackelyn Gibson, Kyle Gibson; sisters and their families, Victoria Boyd,
Mary Gismegian, Pamela Kern; brother and his family, Lindsay Church and many other close family members and friends. A memorial gathering is being
planned for a later date. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family.


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Stanley G. “Jerry” Sleczka, 75 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Gateway Regional
Medical Center in Granite City.

Jerry was born on July 23, 1943 in Granite City; the son of the late Stanley M. and Helen B. (Papes) Sleczka.

Jerry was a sheet metal worker at McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. In his free time Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be
remembered for the love of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Jerry is survived by and will be missed by his children; Michael (Tammy) Sleczka of Granite City, Patricia (Don) Deathridge of Pleasant Hope, MO, Susan
Sleczka of Highland; grandchildren, Michael Sleczka, Stephen (Elizabeth) Deathridge, Mathew Deathridge, Rebecca Deathridge, Benjamin Deathridge, Chloe
Sleczka, Alexander Graham, Colin Clark; great-grandchildren, Levi Deathridge, Kayden Deathridge, Kayden Graham, Averi Graham. In addition to his parents,
Jerry was preceded in death by his brother, James A. Sleczka. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family.

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Otis Joe Holt, 84 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center
in Granite City.

Otis was born on November 12, 1933 in Blytheville, Arkansas; the son of the late Herschel and Annabell (Underwood) Holt.

Otis was a self employed scrap metal collector and recycler and was of Baptist faith. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Otis will be
remembered for the love of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Otis is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Bernadine (Coerver) Holt, whom he married in October of 1981; his children, Karen Garcia of Pennsylvania,
Anita Gaines of Kansas, Waylon Holt of Kansas, Judy Gibson of Granite City and Patrick Brian Holt of Granite City; brother-in-law, Bobby (Adriana) Copeland;
and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other close family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Otis’s life,
services will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Charles West officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View
Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights. Memorials are suggested to the family.

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Charlotte Rodery, 82 of Pontoon Beach, Illinois passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 in Granite City.

Charlotte was born on November 24, 1935 in Spanish Lake, Missouri; the daughter of the late William and Iralee (O’Neal) Schollmeyer. Charlotte was an
administrative secretary at Harvard Interiors. She was confirmed and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Blackjack, Missouri and in her free time she
enjoyed her days of deer hunting, gardening, playing cards, and Bingo. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Charlotte will be remembered for
her kind heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.

Charlotte is survived by and will be missed by her children; Tony Accardi of Granite City, Paul Accardi of Granite City, Kathryn (Ken) Kelley of Fults, IL, Deborah
(Steve) Rosch of Granite City, Phyllis (Randy) Case of St. Charles, MO; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to
her parents, Charlotte was preceded in death by her son; Joey Hunt Accardi; her 2nd husband, Aldon Rodery.

In celebration of Charlotte’s life, a memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 7:00 p.m. at Irwin
Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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Richard H. Briggs, age 79, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Fountain View Manor,
Granite City, IL. Richard was born on October 6, 1938, in Granite City, IL, a son of the late Richard A. Briggs and Ruth M.
(Range) Briggs.

On October 24, 1970, Richard married Patricia A. (Kudelka) Cella the love of his life. Richard retired from Granite City Steel after thirty years of dedicated
service. He attended St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City, IL. Richard was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing many rounds of
golf with his family and friends. He also loved spending time on his farm in Grand Tower, IL, working on his favorite tractors, Allis Chalmers and just being
outdoors. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Richard loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be sadly missed
by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brother. Alan J. Briggs.

Richard is survived by his devoted wife of forty-seven years, Patricia Briggs of Granite City, IL; loving children, Richard C. Briggs of Kingsley, MI, Julie A.
(David) Flowers of Granite City, IL, Jill R. (Daniel) Farmer of Worden, IL and Michael R. (Donna) Cella of Franklin, TN; proud grandfather of Melony, Chase,
Michael, Anna, Cody and Abby; proud great-grandfather to Connor and Brynn; dear sisters, Alyce (Randall) Sigite of Salem, MO and Nancy (Kenneth)
Feigenbutz of Granite City, IL; extended family and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL. Interment will be in Sunset Hill
Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Heartland Hospice. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwnchapel.com.

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John A. Valencia of Granite City. IL, born March 6, 1961, passed Monday, October 1, 2018.

John worked at Granite City Steel. In his free time, he enjoyed life to the fullest by spending countless hours outdoors fishing, traveling the world and
cherishing his grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his mother, Norma Jean Valencia.

He is survived by and will be missed by his father, John B. Valencia of Granite City; his sister, Denise Shannon of St. Louis, Mo.; his brothers, Richard and
Robert Valencia, both of Granite City, IL; his daughter, Brittney (Randy J. Barton) Valencia; his grandchildren, Charlize and Tyler, all of Collinsville, IL; and his
wife, Carol (Angle) Valencia of Granite City, IL, and her sons, Alec and Evan (Jarishia) Angle; aunts, Lola Valencia, Lupe Valencia, and Helen Valencia; nieces
and nephews; and beloved friends.

In lieu of flowers donations are being accepted by Heartland Conservancy, 406 East Main Street, Mascoutah, IL, 618-567-4451 Service: John's service will be
private, however friends, co-workers, and loved ones are invited to a celebration of John's life at the KC Hall, 4225 Old Alton Road, Granite City, IL, on
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, beginning at 5 p.m. until ?

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Michael “Mike” Thomas Reichwein, age 69, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Gateway
Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL,

Mike was born on December 30, 1948 in St. Louis, MO, a son of the late William Reichwein and Gertrude (Sheridan) Reichwein.

On November 28, 1967, Mike married Jeanine Puhse, the love of his life in Edwardsville, IL. He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in
Edwardsville, IL. Mike retired from running the production line at Raskas Dairy in St. Louis, MO, after many years of dedicated service. He was an
outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his Harley. Mike also loved bowling, he even taught bowling for many years. His greatest joy was
spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mike loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family.
He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his brothers, William, John and George Reichwein; and by his mother-in-law and father-in-law,
Alice and Ralph Puhse.

Mike is survived by his devoted wife of fifty years, Jeanine Reichwein; loving daughter, Terri Lynn (Dexter “J.R.”) Thompson; proud grandfather to Jayson
(Ashley) Thompson and Allison Thompson; proud great-grandfather to Scout Thompson and Damian Thompson all of Granite City, IL; dear sisters, Madeline
Barfield of St. Peters, MO and Cathy Breakfield of AL; nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church, 2249 S. Route 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Rob Schneider officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial
Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the family. Donations will be accepted at the church.

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Sharon E. (Chronister) Johnson, 73 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 at Barnes Jewish
Hospital in St. Louis.

Sharon was born on January 21, 1945 in Granite City; the daughter of the late Harry W. and Violet Bernice (Bowman) Chronister Sr.

Sharon was a Certified Nursing Assistant at Christian Hospital North East in St. Louis and in her free time Sharon loved to shop. Her greatest joy was
spending time with her family.

Sharon will be remembered for her kind heart and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.

Sharon is survived by and will be missed by her children; Earl Patrick Kelly of Granite City, Charles Watson Kelly of Granite City, Robert Curtis Kelly of Granite
City, Marian (Joe) Fox of Colorado, Dawn (Tom) Munoz-Castilleja of Granite City; beloved companion, David Ebling; sisters, Wanda Maxine Sullivan, Carol
Miflin, Pam (Jim) Smith; brother, Harry “Butch” (Connie) Chronister; grandchildren, Robby, Shawn, Dougie, Brian, Sam, Sebastian; and numerous great-
grandchildren and many close family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by her son; John Leonard Kelly; brothers, Charles “Chuck” Chronister, Robert Lee Chronister;
sisters, Shirley Mae (Mark) Gausepohl, Mildred Browning. In celebration of Sharon’s life, friends may call on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until
the time of the service at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Mark Maynard officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City.

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Linda Lee Polette 71, of Madison passed away Saturday September 29, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

She was born January 11, 1947 in Granite City to Martin and Vivian L. (Nee: Lang) Polette. She was the owner of Little Ducklings Day Care, member of St.
John Lutheran Church in Granite City, graduate of SIUE, Girl Scout leader and Sunday school teacher for many years. Linda loved children and liked to keep
busy; she enjoyed gardening, shopping and coloring books.

She is survived by her life partner, Sandy Townzen of Madison; brother, Mark J. (Teresa) Polette of Granite City ; two sisters, Shari (James) Needham of
Granite City and Kathleen S. (David) Hill of Granite City, niece, Amanda Needham; nephew, Jamie (Dawn) Needham; great nieces, Ryanne Needham, Kylee
Harnetiaux and Jordan Tamayo; great nephew, Hunter Needham and great great nephew, Antonio Tamayo.

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Robert Henry “Bobby” Thomas Jr., 55, of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

He was born April 26, 1963 in Granite City, a son of the late Robert H. and Tina (Gushleff) Thomas Sr.

The United States Army veteran proudly served his country from 1982 until 1986, serving as a medic. Bobby had a lifetime of service to others as a 3rd
generation funeral director and embalmer. He had graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park with a degree in funeral service and held a
licensure in Illinois and Missouri. Growing up in the family business, Thomas Mortuary in Granite City, he began his career, later working with various other
funeral homes and currently working with Bucholz Mortuary in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and will be remembered for the
love and special times shared with his family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Megan Thomas and her fiancé, Jonathan Foster of Granite City; three grandchildren, Isaac Thomas, Logan Waters and Talon
Foster; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Stacy and Chris Roberts of Granite City, Michele and Al Marin of St. Peters, Missouri, Debbie and Al Mahan of Granite
City and Pam Rowlett of Ocala, Florida; brother-in-law, Keith Rowlett of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and many friends.

In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m. where memorial services will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.

Burial with full military honors will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

Memorials may be made to the family and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Howard Wayne Hankins, 72 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Granite Nursing &
Rehabilitation Center.

Howard was born on April 16, 1946 in Hillsboro, Illinois; the son of the late Thomas Richard and Lydia Catherine (Fueland) Hankins.

Howard was a forklift operator for 28 years at Cerro Flow in Sauget, Illinois and proudly served his country in the United States Army. In his free time Howard
enjoyed his days of fishing and spending time with his family. He will be remembered for the love of his family and all the special times they shared together.

Howard is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Barbara Jean (Rainwater) Hankins, whom he married on May 20, 1968; daughter, Christine Hankins of
Granite City, Illinois; brothers and sisters, Thomas Hankins, Millie Jett, Jenny Wood, Clow Jo Osborn; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sandy (Randy) Kendall
and many other extended family members and friends. In addition to his parents,

Howard was preceded in death by his sisters; Rubye Shipman, Elizabeth Dworsack, Mary Hassenbrock; brothers, Joseph Hankins, Leonard Hankins.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Howard’s
life, services will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Christopher Kendall and Pastor Rich Hill officiating.
Burial will follow with full military rites at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

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Nancy Jeanne Millsap, 68, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 8:40 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Anderson
Hospital in Maryville.

She was born September 7, 1950 in Jacksonville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Russell Ives and Mary Annetta (Howe) Lewis.

She married Michael Allen Millsap on December 5, 1974 in Springfield, Illinois and he survives.

She was a dedicated and loving homemaker and had worked many years in the medical field and enjoyed working as a paramedic for several years. She
was a faithful member of Peace Church in Granite City and enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared
with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Carie Lewis of O’fallon, Missouri; a daughter and her fiancé,
Benalee Valbert and Perry Hartwick of Granite City; four grandchildren and their spouses, Rachael and Anthony Rhodes, Hannah and Nathan Nehrt, Gabriel
Lewis and Olivia Lewis; a sister-in-law, Lisa Green of Granite City; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Kevin and Karen Millsap of Granite City; a niece;
nephew; other extended family and friends.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of
funeral service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Cory Penn officiating.

Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the American Cancer Society and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Sandra L. “Sandy” Ousley, 70, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:21 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Barnes
Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

She was born October 8, 1947 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Louis and Gladys (Carney) Gregory.

She married Joseph A. Ousley on January 21, 1967 in Granite City and he survives.

She enjoyed her days of shopping and knitting, attending social events and was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. She cherished her family and will be
remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by three children and spouses, Sherri and Gareth Davies of Crestwood, Missouri, Christopher and
Carissa Ousely of Edwardsville and Keri Ousley of Granite City; four grandchildren, Rhiannon Davies, Imogen Davies, Evan Ousley and Owen Ousley; two
brothers and a sister-in-law, Charlie Hester of Granite City and Lynn and Faye Hester of St. Charles, Missouri; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Betty and Ken
Jackson of Clarksville, Tennessee and Lois Peterson of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Dominic Keeney and a brother, Max Hester.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, October 1, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where
funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Stray Rescue of St. Louis and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Dorothy Lee Marsala, 95, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Stearns
Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City.

She was born March 7, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri.

She married Vincent Joseph Marsala Sr. on April 29, 1939 in St. Louis and he passed away on January 13, 2012.

She loved music throughout her life and loved singing, dancing and playing the piano. She enjoyed reading the Bible and crocheting and will be remembered
for the love and special times she had with her family.

She is survived by six children and spouses, Lucille and Tom LaValley of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Jim and Helen Marsala of Granite City, John and Shirley
Marsala of Granite City, Shelley and Mike Crook of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Nancy Marsala of Granite City and Tina and Tom Cell of Granite City; many
grandchildren; great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; a sister, Dolores; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and many friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Janet McGuire and Jane Pigg; three sons, Larry Joseph
Marsala, Vince Marsala Jr. and David Marsala; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three brothers, Ed, Vernon and John and two sisters, Betty and
Mary.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, October 1, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where
funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 12:00 noon with Reverend Barry Shepherd officiating.

Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

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Glenn James Lackey, 42, of Granite City, IL passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital.  

He was born March 8, 1975 in Granite City.

Glenn was an organ and tissue donor.

He is survived by his son, Logan Lackey of Highland; daughter,  Peyton Lackey of Highland; father, Glenn Larry Lackey of Granite City; mother, Andrea (nee;
Marlette) L. Lackey of Granite City and two sisters, Sarah (Henry) Thompson of Granite City and Jessica Lackey of Telluride, CO.

He was preceded in death by a son, Conner Lackey.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City.

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Shirley J. Mayes, 80, of Bethalto, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL passed away at 8:20 a.m. Tues. Sept. 25, 2018 at her home.

She was born Nov. 23, 1937 in Portageville, MO to the late Delois “Lois” (Wyninger) Ragsdale.

On June 2, 1956 she and Virgil Mayes were married in Poplar Bluff, MO. He preceded her in death Mar. 8, 1996.

Shirley worked for Taylon Zipper Co. in St. Louis and then for Nickels Net & Twine in Granite City, making fish nets, retiring in 1993 after 19 ½ years of service.
In her retirement she worked as a bookkeeper for her daughter and son-in-law at Brad’s Flowers.  She was a member of the Wood River Moose #263.

Survivors include 2 daughters: Carol Bowker of Panama City, FL and Lisa (John) Callison of Bethalto; 2 sons: James L. (Debra) Mayes of Benld, IL and Clyde
Dale (Kathy) Mayes of Granite City, IL; 9 grandchildren: Crystal Mayes, Robert (Elizabeth) Henderson, Melanie Mayes, Natalie Mayes, Scott Mayes, Cole
Callison, Leigha Callison, Bryan Bowker Sr. and Zachary Saggio; 14 great-grandchildren: Talen, Logan, Jordan, Hailey, Aryanna, Xavier, Breanna, Maddy,
Macee, Bryan Jr., Lindsey, Erik, Madyline and Bradley; a brother-in-law: Fred Webb of Granite City; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by her step-father: Everett Ragsdale; a son-in-law: Brad Bowker; a granddaughter: Torrie Henderson; a
grandson: Carrington Saggio; a sister: Kathryn Webb; and her grandmother who helped raise her: Mary Wyninger.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until time of Moose Service and Funeral at 11:00 a.m. Sat. 9/29/18 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow
at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., American Heart Assoc. or Moose Heart

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Edward O. Rickert, 79 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Christian Hospital in St.
Louis, Missouri.

Edward was born on August 10, 1939 in Granite City; the son of the late Edward and Anna (Glozik) Rickert. Edward gave 42 years at Granite City Steel as a
heater in the coke ovens, retiring in 2000. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City; a member of the Granite City Eagle Lodge
#1126 and proudly served his country in the United States Army. Edward will be remembered for his kind heart and all the special times he shared with his
family and friends.

Edward is survived by and will be missed by his son; William (Heather) Rickert of Pontoon Beach, Illinois; daughter, Kerry (Jimmy) Flanary of Granite City,
Illinois; grandchildren, Emily (Ricky) Boyer, Drew Rickert, Sydney Rickert, Magdalena (Bracken) Tadych; great-grandchildren, Aubree Boyer, Caleb Boyer;
brothers, Ray (Suzanne) Rickert, Michael Rickert; sisters, Carole (Louis) Mitchell, Nancy (Ralph) Copp.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon (Lamping) Rickert, whom he married on August 13, 1966. In celebration of
Edward’s life, a funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. with Fr. Zac Edgar officiating at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 2300
Pontoon Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth School. Irwin Chapel,
3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family

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Charles Lee Miller, 82, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 2:32 a.m. Tues. Sept. 25, 2018 at Collinsville Nursing and Rehab
in Collinsville, IL.

He was born Mar. 12, 1936 in Granite City to the late Ben H. & Lula Violet (Key) Miller.

Charles retired from Terminal Railroad as a switchman after 20 years of service. He was an avid Hot Wheels collector and founded the St. Louis Hot Wheels
Club.

He is survived by 2 daughters: Stephanie (Patrick Cooper) Howard of Salem, MO and Denise (Bill) Powers of Cherryville, MO; a son: Tony (Sandy) Miller of
Salem, MO; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; a niece: Brenda Armbruster; and his former wife and friend: Beverly Roos
of Salem, MO.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven Miller and a brother, Benjamin Miller.

Graveside services in Salem, MO are pending.

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Jill LaVonne Blumenstein, 67, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 3:27 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at her
home.

She was born November 20, 1950 in Altamont, Illinois, a daughter of the late Louis and Rose (Mistoler) Lake.

She married Joseph Stephen Blumenstein on September 4, 1986 in St. Louis, Missouri and he survives.

She was a loving and dedicated homemaker and had a special love of playing bingo.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Stephen Joseph and Brandie Blumenstein of Waynesboro, Virginia; two
grandchildren, Arabella and Luca Blumenstein; six brothers and sisters, Gene Lake of Florida, Ruth Ann Cobb of Florida, William Lake of Indiana, Kenneth
Lake of Wisconsin, Jacqueline Veth of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and James Lake of Pontoon Beach, Illinois; many nieces; nephews; other extended
family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Heinlein.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

Burial will follow at Buck Road Cemetery in Maryville.

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Edna L. Counts, 86 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Granite Nursing & Rehabilitation
in Granite City.

Edna was born on December 16, 1931 in Granite City; the daughter of the late Oscar and Anna Mae (Vowok) Warren.

Edna was a homemaker and mom who enjoyed having her hair and nails done. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Edna will be
remembered for her kind heart and all the special times they shared together.

Edna is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Debbie (Joe) Womble of Granite City, Illinois; granddaughter, Emily Sirko of Miami, Florida; sister,
Lucille Schannot of Glen Carbon, Illinois; numerous nieces, nephews and many other extended family members and friends. In addition to her parents, Edna
was preceded in death by her husband; Harry “Bill” Counts.

In celebration of Edna’s life, there will be a graveside service at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon, Illinois on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 10:
00 a.m. with Pastor Henry Crippen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Granite City A.P.A., 5000 Old Alton Road, Granite
City, Illinois, 62040. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City is serving the family.

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Blanche S. Picker, 89, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at her home.

She was born December 19, 1928 in Belle, Missouri, a daughter of the late Peter and Sophie (Rounsaville) Fourcault.

She married Bennie W. Picker on August 9, 1946 in Belle, Missouri and he passed away at October 28, 2007.

She retired from K-Mart in Collinsville after over 20 years of dedicated service as a cashier. She had also worked as a beautician for many years. She was a
loving homemaker whom was dedicated to her family. She enjoyed her years as a “Winter Texan” and enjoyed her days of sewing, gardening and tending to
her yard. Blanche loved everyone and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby A. and Nancy J. Picker of Idaho Falls, Idaho and Bernard L. “Buz” and Carla S. Picker of Troy,
Missouri; two daughters, Bronda D. Picker of Granite City and Benita M. Picker of Bridgeton, Missouri; six grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-
great grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson; two brothers, Hillard Fourcault and Peter Fourcault Jr. and two
sisters, Jeanette Abbegg and Mary Etta Geldbach.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Mike Rayson officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

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Thomas J. Bridick, age 75, of Granite City, IL, passed away with his loving family by his side on Thursday, September 20,
2018 at Edwardsville Nursing and Rehab, Edwardsville, IL.

Tom was born on August 11, 1943 in Granite City, IL, a son of the late Thomas M. Bridick and Mary C. (Mega) Bridick.

On October 5, 1963, Tom married Jeanne R. Proffitt, the love of his life. Jeanne passed away on December 8, 2001. He retired as an electrician from Granite
City Steel after forty years of dedicated service. After retiring, Tom worked as an electrical inspector for Granite City for many years. He was a jack of all trades
and he could repair or build anything. Tom also enjoyed playing many rounds of golf with his family and friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his
family. Tom loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents and wife, Tom was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Blacharczyk; and by one brother, Dan Bridick.

He is survived by his loving daughters, Lori (Michael) Henderson of Granite City, IL, Cynthia (Patrick) Delaney of Sauget, IL and Yvonne (Christopher) Lait of
Mercer, PA; brother, Dave Bridick of Madison, IL; proud grandfather to Sarah Henderson, Justin Bridick, Joseph Henderson, Joseph Blacharczyk, Matthew
Blacharczyk, Paulina Henderson, Anthony Delaney, Aaron Blacharczyk, Meghan Delaney, Breanna Blacharczyk, Amy Blacharczyk and Emlin Lait; proud great-
grandfather to four great-grandchildren; nephew, Kevin (Cindy) Bridick; extended family and many wonderful friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Chaplain Thomas
Nadelin officiating. Tom will be laid to rest next to Jeanne at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.

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Steven William Weller, age 61, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at St. Louis University
Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Steve was born on January 10, 1957 in St. Louis, MO, a son of the late William E. Weller Jr. and Betty Lou (Woodward) Weller.

Steve worked as a mechanic for Waste Management for over 25 years. He was a member and past president of the Venice Social Club in Pontoon Beach, IL.
He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in New Douglas, IL, Ainad Temple in East St. Louis, IL, International Order of Odd Fellows in Granite City, IL
and Amvets Post 51 in Madison, IL. Steve could fix or build anything he put his mind to; he even built many industrial barbeque grills for many businesses
and organizations in the area. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, skeet shooting and socializing. Steve never met a stranger and he was always willing to lend
a helping hand to anyone in need. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Steve loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved
his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving children, Tracy (Jon) Hutchings of Alton, IL and Melissa Weller of Granite City, IL; dear siblings, Frances (Brian Caughlan) Weller-
Caughlan of Springfield, IL, Judy (Bob) Tatum of Granite City, IL, Robert Weller of East Alton, IL and Gerald Weller of Sparta, IL; grandchildren, Andrew
Sechrest, Adam Sechrest, Brett Hutchings, Jordan Hutchings and Matthew Young; many nieces, nephews, extended family and many wonderful friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL. Interment will be in
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children or to Granite City A.P.A. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.

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William Richard “Bill” Holman, 81, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:21 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at
Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.

He was born January 18, 1937 in Granite City, Illinois, a son of the late William E. Holman and Dorothy (McClery) Toth.

He married Shirley Diane (Elmore) Holman on February 3, 1960 in Edwardsville and she survives.

He retired as a crane operator in 1998 from Granite City Steel after over 40 years of dedicated service.

He proudly served his country with the United States Marines and was a member of the Granite City Eagles Aerie #1126 and S.O.A.R. Bill was an avid St.
Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed his days of traveling and camping with The Renegades. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with
his family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by six children and their spouses, Richard and Elaine Holman of Santee, California, Terri Lynn and Darrell Lund
of Klamath Falls, Oregon, David and Linda Holman of Granite City, Connie Snider Flora and Jerry Flora of Granite City, Kathy and Tom Miles of Granite City
and Sharon and Chip Lewis of Highland; seventeen grandchildren, Patrick, Rachel, Craig, Eva, Darlene, Tina, Chris, Tonya, Tasha, Christina, April, William,
Holly, Cody, Jessica, Shawn and Meghen; many great grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Gary G. and Joyce Holman of Madison; a brother-in-law and
sister-in-law, Calvin and Melba Elmore of Granite City; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald E. Holman and a sister, Zella Niehaus.

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Lena Irene Seitzer, 91, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 10:58 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Cedarhurst
Assisted Living in St. Charles, Missouri.

She was born October 27, 1926 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Etta (Heath) and Joseph Snyder.

She married Donald G. Seitzer on November 5, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri and he passed away on September 23, 2012.

She was a homemaker whom cherished her family. She was a faithful member of over 50 years at Central Christian Church in Granite City where she had
served the youth group and as a Sunday school teacher. Throughout the years she was active with the Christian Women’s Fellowship and Christian Women
United and was a member of the Red Hat Ladies. She enjoyed her days of sewing, working with crafts and enjoyed her days of traveling. She will be
remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, D. Keith and James Seitzer of Twinsburg, Ohio, D. Kenneth Seitzer of Maryville, Tennessee and David K.
and Lin Seitzer of St. Charles, Missouri; a son-in-law, Pat Lynch of St. Charles, Missouri; seventeen grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; many nieces;
nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three children, Donna Kay Seitzer, Daniel K. Seitzer and Denise Kay “Dee”
Lynch and six siblings, Willis, Pearl, Ruth, Helen, Derwood and Junior.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until time of
funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Chris Franklin officiating.

Graveside services will be held at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Susie
Pudman officiating.

Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church or to St. Charles Christian Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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John Wayne Shoffner 57, of Granite City passed away Sunday, September16, 2018 at his home.

He was born July 7, 1961 in St. Louis, MO to William D. and Myrtle (nee: Huntze) Shoffner. He married Lori Susan White September 4, 1982 in Granite City;
she preceded him in death January 4, 2014.

John was an instructor at Ranken Technical College. He was on the Board of Directors at Rockwood High School. He loved spending time with family and
friends; he enjoyed traveling and helping others.

He is survived by son, Nicholas “Nick” (Megan) Shoffner of Granite City; father, William D. Shoffner of Mitchell; three grandchildren, Kaylee, Logan and Leigha;
brother, Jeffrey Shoffner of St. Louis, MO; two sisters, Susan (James) Bigger of Springfield, IL and Sally (Michael) Williams of Collinsville; two sisters in law,
Linda White of Granite City and Leslie (Randy) Crider of Granite City and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, mother, two brothers, Daniel and Thomas Shoffner and sister in law, Lisa White.
Visitation will be 4p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Private
burial will take place at St. John Cemetery in Granite City. Memorials can be made to Huntington ’s Disease Society of America

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Nathan Lee Talley, 27, of Granite City passed away September 14, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 14, 1991 in Wood River, IL to Rodney Talley and Melissa Parker. Nathan was a cook at Travel Centers of America.

He is survived by his parents, maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Miller of Granite City; daughter, Jaydyn Talley of Collinsville; mother, Melissa Parker of
Pontoon Beach; Rodney Talley of Granite City; two brothers, Jeffrey Talley and Michael Parker of Granite City; two sisters, Cassandra Clark of Collinsville and
Kimberly Parker of Granite City.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Marvin Miller and paternal grandparents, Audrey and Art Talley.

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Rita Joan Sutphin, 84, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Gateway Regional
Medical Center in Granite City.

She was born February 16, 1934 in Virden, Illinois, a daughter of the late Cleo Jackson and Pauline (Guthrie) Bullock.

She married Donald A. Sutphin on August 22, 1953 in Pocahontas, Arkansas and he passed away on December 14, 2006.

She was a dedicated and loving homemaker. She cherished her family and enjoyed watching St. Louis sports.

She is survived by five children and their spouses, Teri and Darrell Sy of Fairview Heights, Gregory and Barbara Sutphin of Godfrey, Denise and Gary Clouser
of Glen Carbon, Kevin and Karen Sutphin of Granite City and Brett and Allison Sutphin of DeSoto, Illinois; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Andrea and
Todd Parker, Lori and Gregor Vadnal, Ryan and Kathryn Sy, Matthew and Lori Sutphin, Cory and Brooke Clouser, Katie and Rob Cope, Cameron and Claire
Clouser and Skyler Sutphin; five great grandchildren, Sam Boner, Jacob Sutphin, Jessica Sutphin, Brody Sy and Ian Vadnal; a brother and sister-in-law,
Calvin and Veva Jackson of Fairbury, Illinois; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Ronald Kaehlert.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until time of
funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Dr. Doug Nicely officiating.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Virden Cemetery in Virden, Illinois.

Memorials may be made to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation, P.O. Box 3026, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Jeanette W. Wilson, 78, of Madison, Illinois passed away at 9:15 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Anderson Hospital
in Maryville.

She was born July 29, 1940 in Dover, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Loise and Viola (Jackson) Morgan.

She married Don M. Wilson on April 27, 1956 and he survives.

She was a nail tech at The Nail Shop in Granite City and loved to trout fish in Branson, Missouri. She loved spending time with her family and will be
remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband of 63 years, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathi and Frank Chandler of Madison and Donna and Alan
Funk of Granite City; a son and daughter-in-law, Don M. and Tina Wilson Jr. of Madison; four grandchildren, Ian Chandler, Brandon Chandler, Crystal
(Andrew) Gray and Sarah Funk; twelve great grandchildren; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Nelly Nicol and Judy Stroder-Allen and Desi Allen; and a host of
extended family and many friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Bobby Morgan.

In celebration of her life, a memorial visitation will be at Calvary Life Church, 4650 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4:00 p.
m. until time of memorial service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Desi Allen officiating.

In lieu of floral arrangements, memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

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Martha Ann “Marti” Bell, 78, or Granite City, Illinois passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at her home.

She was born December 18, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Karl and Ann (Wargo) Brad.

She retired as an accounts payable clerk from the City of Granite City after 25 years of dedicated service.

She enjoyed reading, had a special love for animals and cherished her grandchildren. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with
her family and friends.

Marti is survived by a son, Wayne Tellor of Washington; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and Don Hudson of St. Louis and Leigh and John Goodman
of Granite City; four grandchildren, Heather Steinback, Tiffany (Michael) Geelan, Grant Tellor and Clark Goodman; two great grandchildren, Clive and Orson
Steinback; other extended family and friends.

In celebration of her life and in accordance to her wishes, no services will be held.

Memorials may be made to the Granite City A.P.A. and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Barbara Gagich 84 of Swansea, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois, passed away surrounded by her family on
Thursday, September 13, 2018 at her home.

Barbara was born on November 10, 1933 in Granite City, Illinois; the daughter of the late Mark “Ellis” and Thelma (Settle) Mathews.

Barbara was a homemaker and a member of Dewey Avenue Methodist Church in Granite City. In her free time, Barbara enjoyed her days of gardening,
landscaping and had a special love for her pets. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She will be remembered for all the special times they
shared together.

Barbara is survived by and will be missed by her sons; John (Nancy) Gagich, Tom (Julie) Gagich; daughters, Gayle Huskey, Karen Gagich; grandchildren,
Bryan Gagich, Lauren Gagich, John (Shanan) Hesseldenz, Nicole Huskey (Michael Slinkard Jr.), Tony Gagich; great-grandchildren, Ryan (Taylor), Avery,
Addie, Timothy, Matthew; devoted companion, Richard Jones and numerous extended family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, John N.”Nick” Gagich; brother, Richard Mathews.

In celebration of Barbara’s life, visitation will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. at Irwin
Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. In lieu of flowers memorial donations are
suggested to the Granite City APA.

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Daryl Page, 61, of Granite City, IL died on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City,
IL.

He was born on July 2, 1957 in Madison, IL to William Harold Page and Wanda nee: Greer Page.

Daryl Married Jill Huett in 1993.

The loving husband and father retired as an electrician with IBEW Local 309 in April 2018 after 20 years of service. Daryl was a member of the 1st Baptist
Church of Mitchell and he was also a musician .He enjoyed athletics and when he attended SIUE, he participated in basketball, baseball and tennis.

Besides his wife, Daryl is survived by a daughter, Felicia Gilbert of Granite City; 3 brothers: Dale (Myla) Page of Granite City, David Page and his partner, Roy
Sherill of Granite City and Dennis (Leah) Page of Granite City and a sister, Debbie (Mark) Britton of Granite City. Daryl will be missed by many friends.

Daryl is preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the 1st Baptist Church of Mitchell, 608 English Pl in Mitchell, IL.

Professional services entrusted to the care of Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory of Granite City, IL.

Online guestbook and obituary available at www.wojstrom.com

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Jeanette Faye Weeks, 71, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Gateway Regional
Medical Center, Granite City, IL. Jeanette was born on November 29, 1946, in St. Louis, MO.

Jeanette was a proud homemaker who loved taking care of her family. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan; Jeanette was also an Elvis Presley
fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Volner and Ima (Skaggs) Messinger; her step-father, James Messinger; two sisters, Janet Stock and
Linda Hopkins; and by two brothers, Stanley Volner and Steve Messinger.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Gregg Weeks of Granite City, IL, whom she married on August 31, 1963, in Madison, IL; loving children, Jeffrey
(Janice) Weeks of Granite City, IL, and Angie (April) Guithues of Belleville, IL; dear siblings, Brenda Cox and Jimmie Volner both of Desloge, MO; proud
grandmother to Kenneth Gauen of Pontoon Beach, IL, Becca (Tyler) Wilson of New Athens, IL, Hannah Weeks of Granite City, IL, Jimmy Guithues of
Okawville, IL, Ericka Guithues of Okawville, IL, Ryan Guithues of Granite City, IL, and Dakotah Guithues of Granite City, IL; one great-granddaughter on the
way; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Memorial donations may be given to the American Heart Association. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel. Condolences may be expressed to
the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.

Visitation: Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

Services: In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Randle
Copeland officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

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Jean Nevels, 82, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Sun. Sept. 9, 2018 with her family at her side.

She was born on March 1, 1936 in Greenbrier, MO to the late Grover Cleveland and Earsy Ellen (Kirkpatrick) Nevels.

Jean had a career in insurance sales for many years and once owned her own shop selling vintage clothing and house wares. She loved shopping for
antiques, gardening, interior decorating, and having a good laugh. She had a particular gift for empathizing with children and loved to play. Jean's home was
a sanctuary for her family; cozy and filled with little treasures. Her style was eclectic, warm, and quaint. You could spend hours looking at the photos of her
family through the years, lovingly displayed in every room. She surrounded herself with them because they brought her so much pride and joy.

Jean's greatest passion was in raising her children and helping to raise each generation to follow. Though there were many, she made a point to know as
much as possible about each child, throughout every phase of life. She never forgot a birthday or a special moment shared. She lived a full life and those she
loved she touched deeply. Jean was, and always will be, present in our hearts. In her words, "It doesn't matter how much time we have, because our love will
live on forever."  

She is survived by two daughters: Melodie Vahdat and Nancy (Mark) Presley; a son: Jeff (Josephine) Kee, all of Granite City; seven grandchildren: Paul
Vahdat, Josh (Grace) Kee, Jessica Kee, Jamie (Brandon) Weatherford, Mandy (Naveen) Vanga, Jake (Danielle) Soltani and Emily (Eric) Hensley; twelve great-
granchildren: Kayvon, Kiyan, Hannah, Greyson, Violet, Simon, MaKayla, Jesse, Dillon, Jude, Jonah and Olly; two brothers: Bud (Rose) Nevels and Bill Nevels;
and three sisters: Thelma Denny, Nina Cookson and Glenda Wilfong.

Services will be private. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory may be found at www.wojstrom.com.

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Harold Kenneth “Kenny” Siebert, 84, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:53 a.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018 at
his home.

He was born October 14, 1933 in Mulberry Grove, Illinois, a son of the late Carl W. and Opal V. (Eller) Siebert.

He married Barbara A. (Braden) Siebert on August 30, 1975 in Granite City and she passed away on June 18, 1996.

He retired from McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, Missouri after 30 years of work in aeronautics and was privileged to work on the Gemini Spacecraft. He had
also retired from the United States Navy and had proudly served his country during the Korean War and had received numerous medals and recognitions
throughout his service.

He was a member of the AMVETS Post #51 and enjoyed the many years of turkey shoots. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with
his family and friends.

He is survived by a daughter, Jaymie (Helen) Reinstein of Kirkwood, Missouri; two stepdaughters, Carrie (Tom) Aldridge of Granite City and Beth Smith of
Granite City; stepson, Robert Vaughn of Granite City; two grandsons and adopted sons, Donnie (Amanda) Caughron of Blackwell, Missouri and Chris
Caughron of Roxana; four grandsons, Ryan (Matt) Mueller, Jake Mueller, Rhett Mueller and Jesse (Micky) Mueller; three granddaughters, Megan Siebert,
Heather Siebert and Kristin Vaughn; eight great grandchildren; two brothers, Maurice (Anna) Siebert of Granite City and Norman (Jeana) Siebert of Vandalia;
sister, Sally (Mick) Broaddus of Raymond; brother-in-law, Carol Merritt of Taylorville; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three sons, Kenneth, Steven and Ronnie Siebert; two sisters, Lucille Snow and
Linda Merritt and two brothers, Carl and Daniel Siebert.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Ben Ritz officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow at St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road in Granite City.

Memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project and may be accepted at the funeral home.



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