Adele Dochwat (nee’ Pelek), age 92, passed peacefully away on June 15, 2019.

A long time resident of Granite City, she was preceded in death by her husband Pete Dochwat, her parents Louis and Nelly Pelek, and sister Cecelia
Doroghazi.

She is survived by her seven children, Diane (Bill) Evans, Mike (Lena) Dochwat, Karen (Greg) Stovall, Patricia (Patrick) Anderson, Nick (Kim) Dochwat, Dr.
Dolores (Gary) Cantrell, and Pete (Geri) Dochwat. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, many great grand children, and her siblings Julia Dant and Leo
Pelek.

Adele was born on December 1, 1926 in Madison, Illinois where she resided and met her husband, Pete, of many years. They started a family and later
moved to Granite City, Illinois. She worked for several years at Prince Gardner Company in St. Louis, but her greatest job was as a wife and mother.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday June 20th at Irwin Chapel on Maryville Road in Granite City, Illinois. Visitation will start at 10 am. A memorial
service beginning at 11:30 will be held at the chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Edwardsville. Please omit flowers and memorial
contributions.
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David James “Dave” Sheridan, 62, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his home.

He was born May 19, 1957 in Granite City, a son of Dorothy Ann (Welch) Sheridan of Granite City and the late Phillip Henry Sheridan.

Dave worked many years in sales with automobiles, mobile homes and insurance.

He lived life to its fullest, had an infectious personality and never knew a stranger. He enjoyed horse racing and loved playing soccer in his early days and
had been a part of the Granite City State Soccer Championship. Family and friends was very important to Dave and he cherished times spent together and
was always the life of the party. He also had a love for animals and cherished his dog, Curly.

In addition to his beloved mother, he is survived by a son, Peter David Sheridan of St. Charles, Missouri; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Phillip Henry
Sheridan of Granite City, Timothy and Consuelo Sheridan of Springfield, Virginia, Paul Sheridan of Lewisville, Texas and Matt and Amy Sheridan of Granite
City; many loving family members including the Becherer and Rehagen families; other extended family and many special friends.

In celebration of his life, memorial visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until time
of funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Fr. Jeff Holtman officiating.

Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter, 4530 N. Alby Street, Godfrey, IL 62035 and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Tina Marie Doty, age 52, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home. Tina was born on
September 19, 1966 in East St. Louis, IL.

Tina worked for MCT as a bus driver for over fifteen years. She enjoyed shopping on the QVC channel and watching her favorite television series, Two and a
Half Men. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her father, Leonard G. Morgan; and by a brother-in-law, Danny Doty.

Tina is survived by her dear mother, Jessie Mae (Shoemake) Morgan of Granite City, IL; beloved shih tzu, JoJo; loving siblings, Shirley (John) Marsaly of
Granite City, IL, Leonard (Lori) Morgan of Granite City, IL, Linda (Jimbo) Cox of Mt. Olive, IL, Barbara Doty of Granite City, IL, Ricky Morgan of Granite City, IL,
Donna Morgan of Alton, IL, Johnny Morgan of Granite City, IL and Lori (Nick) Page of Granite City, IL; proud aunt to John, Gina (Kevin), Marshall, Dwayne,
Leonard, Hoyt, Marlin (Kim), Billy Wayne (Tonya), Josh (Amy), Johnny (Whitney), Paige, Colton and Genevieve; many great-nieces, great-nephews, extended
family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Henry Crippen
officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
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David Glenn DeForest Sr., 49, of Granite City, IL, passed away Fri. June 14, 2019 in Granite City.

He was born Oct. 19, 1969 in St. Louis, MO to Bettie (Thompson) Fudge of Granite City and the late Buford Melvin DeForest.

David worked in construction and loved listening to politics on the A.M. stations.

He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: David G. & Cescelli DeForest Jr. of Granite City; 2 grandchildren: Jax Vee and Celia; a brother: Buford “Dean”
(Rhonda) DeForest of Granite City; 3 sisters: Rebecca VanScoyk of Troy, IL, Helen (Chet) Fetter of MI and Linda Dioneda of Granite City; and 2 half-sisters:
Melody (Gene) Garrett of Granite City and Deborah (Rolla) Hoffman of St. Louis, MO.

Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his beloved step-father, Charles E. Fudge Jr.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wed. June 19, 2019 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory.

Memorials may be made for breast cancer.
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Richard David Wall, 68, of Pontoon Beach, IL, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Thurs. June 13, 2019 at Meridian Village in Glen
Carbon, IL.

He was born Aug. 4, 1950 in Granite City, IL to the late Herb & Lois (Hughes) Wall.

Richard retired from Laclede Steel after 35 years and served as a volunteer firefighter with Long Lake Fire Department for over 20 years.

He is survived by 2 daughters and a daughter-in-law: Candy Wall & Shannon Bouck of Pontoon Beach and Amy Wall of Lakeland, FL; numerous
grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother: Robert Wall of Anchorage, AK; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law: Cheryl & Frank Schenhoffer of Maryville, IL
and Jean Taylor of Mt. Olive, IL; a half-brother: Guy Wall of TN; and a half-sister: Laura Wall of Silex, MO.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Tammy Marie Wall-Mercer; a half-sister: Crystal Wall; a brother-in-law: Dennis Taylor;
and a grandson: William Morales.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sat. June 15, 2019 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory with cremation to follow.  Burial will be at St. John’s
Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Long Lake Fire Department.
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Sharon Kay Stallions, 69, of Granite City, IL passed away at 12:18 p.m. Wed. June 12, 2019 at Gateway Regional Medical
Center in Granite City.

She was born Sept. 13, 1949 in Granite City, IL to the late Leslie James & Wilma (Matthews) Smith.

Sharon retired from American Steel after 20 years of service.

She is survived by a son: James Scott Stallions of Granite City; and 2 sisters: Connie Chronister of Granite City and Ruth Wallace of KY.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Jimmie Stallions on Aug. 28, 2014; and a sister: Sandy Tomlin.

Services are private.
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Sherrie Ann Baker, 48 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 in Eminence, Missouri.

Sherrie was born on December 29, 1970 in Granite City. Sherrie was a Certified Nursing Assistant last working at Morningside of Troy. She was a stay at
home grandma who loved watching and taking care of her grandchildren. In her free time, Sherrie enjoyed her days of riding the motorcycle and driving the
Corvette with her husband and listening to music. She was a very active person who loved to hang out with her friends but most of all she loved to spend
time with her family. Sherrie will be remembered for her out-going personality and her loving heart and all the special times she shared with her family and
friends.

She is survived by and will be missed by her husband; Johnny Baker, whom she married on December 31, 1992; her dad, Ralph Koelker of Granite City; her
children, Sara (Jason) Baker-Wimberly of Granite City, Zachary Baker of Granite City; grandchildren, Dylan Wilson, Hunter Wilson, Declan Gibson, Wilder
Wimberly; sisters, Sara (Chris) Delatte, Cassie Koelker (Mike Redden) and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many other close family members
and friends.

Sherrie was preceded in death by her mom; Terri (Frith) Koelker; daughter, Johnna Wilson; grandson, Brody Wimberly.

In celebration of Sherrie’s life, visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with funeral services being held at 7:00 p.m. with
Pastor Henry Crippen officiating at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Memorial donations are suggested to the Make- A- Wish Foundation.
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Alma Louise Stacy, 80, passed away on June 15, 2019.

Alma was born Feb. 7, 1939, in Granite City, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her parents Elwood and Lela (Byington) Cuppett; brothers Elwood, Paul, and Richard Cuppett; and sisters Marie Cottrell and
Lucille Kimbro.

She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Cecil Stacy; daughters Kathleen (Steven) Hoover and Lori (Kenneth) Moats; son David (Angel) Stacy; and
one sister, Loraine Foster. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Shaun Moats, Kenna (Corey) West, Marissa Stacy, and Dylan Stacy; step-grandsons Alan
(Jordyn) Foley and Alex Foley; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends.

Alma was a member of Glenview Church of the Nazarene and had a deep devotion to the Nazarene faith, having also been a prior member of Granite City
First Church of the Nazarene.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Hospice of Southern Illinois for their assistance, guidance, and care. Special thanks go to Rev. Doug
Haynes and the members of Glenview Church of the Nazarene. Heartfelt thanks also go to Theresa Apponey, a caring and special nurse at Gateway
Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Glenview Church of the Nazarene, 400 Glen Carbon Rd. in Glen Carbon. The funeral will
take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, also at Glenview Church of the Nazarene, with burial services to follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen
Carbon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Glenview Church of the Nazarene or Hospice of Southern Illinois.
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James Franklin Mick, age 94, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2019 at Fountain View Manor Memory Care Center in Granite
City, IL. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Ione Keiser Mick.

James was born on August 22, 1924 in Ina, IL to Marion Franklin Mick and Jessie Locker Mick. He graduated from Zion High School in Zion, IL. James was
a veteran of World War II. He served his country by enlisting in the United States Army Air Corps. He fought in the European theater, serving as a gunner on
the B-24 “Liberator” Bomber and flying missions over France. After his honorable discharge from the military, he returned to Illinois to further his education.
In 1955 he graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, and he received a Master of Education
degree from the University of Illinois in 1961. In 1966, James completed the degree of Certificate of Specialist in higher education from the Graduate School
at Southern Illinois University.

He taught Biology and served as a guidance counselor at Jerseyville High School in Jerseyville, IL for many years, retiring in 1989. He also loved farming
and took pride in his “three professions:” soldier, farmer and teacher.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10:00 am with a service at 11:00 am at the Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd, Granite City, IL with
interment in the Mount Olive Cemetery, Mt. Olive, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fountain View Manor Memory Care Center in Granite City, IL or Heartland Hospice in Fairview Heights, IL.
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Bobby Gean Copeland 75, of Granite City passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born February 22, 1944 in Granite City to William A. and Margaret “Peggy” (nee: McKinney) Copeland. Bobby served his country in the Marine Corps.
He married Adriana Coerver April 25, 1971 in Granite City. Bobby worked at American Steel as an overhead crane man until retiring in 1982; he then worked
as a truck driver for OS in Springfield, MO.

He is survived by wife Adriana Copeland of Granite City; four daughter, Angela (LaDarcus) Harris of Granite City, Tina Foster of Granite City, Bonnie Sue
Copeland of East Carondelet, IL and Lisa Marie Copeland Wright of Madison; two sons, Phillip James (Sherry) Copeland of Edwardsville and Robert Scott
(Pat) Copeland of NC; brother, William A. Copeland of Junction, IL; two sisters, Joann Tidwell of Granite City and Kathy Cruse of New Mexico; 20
grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren, Jessica O’Connor and Deanna Marie Parson.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Memorials
can be made to the funeral home in care of the family.
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Dennis Nathaniel McCauley 41, of Pontoon Beach passed away Sunday afternoon on June 9, 2019 at the St. Mary’s Health
Center in Clayton, Missouri. He was surrounded by family and the many friends who were kind enough to come and
share in his last hours.

Dennis was born August 29, 1977 in Florissant, Missouri and is survived by his son, Tyler McCauley; his parents, Dennis M & Vicki McCauley (nee Rankin),
his older brother, Jeremy and younger sister, Erin all of Pontoon Beach, also his niece, Natalie and nephew, Nolan Panagos. He is survived by several
aunts & uncles and their families; on his paternal side: Raymond Deering (deceased); Robert & Judy Galas family; Patrick (deceased) & Connie McCauley
family; Fred McCauley (deceased) family and Bill & Vicky Benyr family. On his maternal side: Bill & Gloria Pittman family; Douglas D Rankin, Jr. family and
Michael ‘Uncle Mike’ Rankin and his great aunt, Betty and great uncle, Harpo. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Delphina Deering McCauley
nee Martinez; Warren ‘Mac’ McCauley and Douglas & Moneta Rankin nee Allee.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory entrusted with cremation services.
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Larry G. Hamilton, 80, of Granite City, IL passed away, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Edwardsville,
IL.

He was born on October 6, 1938 in Whittington, IL to the late Jesse and Essie nee: Burton Hamilton.

Larry worked for American Steel as a reclaim operator for over 25 years until his retirement. He attended Word of Life Tabernacle in Granite City and enjoyed
NASCAR and auto racing, especially the dirt track at Tri City Speedway.

The loving father is survived by 2 daughters: Deanna (Jack) Rainey of Granite City, IL and Tracy (Rob) Walters of Edwardsville, IL; 3 grandchildren: Zach
Walters, Maya Walters and Shelby Rainey; a brother, Gerald Hamilton of Benton, IL; 2 nephews: Kim Hamilton and Kelvin Hamilton and 2 nieces: Joi
Brummit and Michelle Hamilton Lyons.

Besides his parents, Larry is preceded in death by 4 brothers: Lester Hamilton, Billy Donald Hamilton, Harry Hamilton and Wendell Hamilton; a sister,
Glenna Jean Burton and 2 nephews: Brent Hamilton and Keith Patterson.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL.
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Mable “Marie” Clark, 92, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:05 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her home. She was
born December 7, 1926 in Granite City, the daughter of the late Charles and Mabel (Norick) Clark.

She retired from the Madison County Courthouse after many years of dedicated service as a court reporter.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Granite City and loved music and playing the piano. She had a special love for animals and
cherished her cats and feeding the birds.

She is survived by her loving family friends, Shirley McCommis of Granite City, Jean Martin of Granite City, Dave and Sheri Sullivan of Jerseyville, Josh
Sullivan, Jerimie Sullivan, Tara Flynn, Brandi Wehrly and Phyllis Hartman of Granite City and other friends.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral
service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Charles West officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to the Granite City A.P.A. and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Pauline E. Roberson, 88 of Granite City, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Stearns Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
in Granite City.

Pauline was born on February 9, 1931 in Crocker, MO; the daughter of the late Leslie and Fern (Ferguson) Walters. Pauline was a supply manager for the
United States Army at Melvin Price Support Center in Granite City and a member of Unity Baptist Church. Pauline will be remembered for the love of her
family and all the special times they shared together.

Pauline is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Elaine (James) Fay of St. Louis; grandchildren, Ryan Wilkinson, Tracie (Tim) Hylla; great-
grandchildren, Sophia Hylla, Mason Hylla, Brennan Hylla; sister, Katherine Burgess; special friend, John Roberson; many nieces, and nephews and the
very special Mihalavich family; John (Susan) Mihalavich, Don (Carol) Mihalavich, Robert (Jane) Mihalavich, Jenny M. (Tony) Smith, Ricky (Connie) Mihalavich.

In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her brothers, Don Walters, Clinton Walters, Wayne Walters, Marlin Walters.

In keeping with Pauline’s wishes, she will be cremated and laid to rest at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road
in Granite City is serving the family. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Granite City A.P.A., 5000 Old Alton Road, Granite City, IL
62040.
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John Donald Goodrich, 94, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at his home. He was
born May 28, 1925 in Granite City, a son of the late John A. and Olga (Schwander) Goodrich.

He married Kathleen (Hutter) Goodrich on June 24, 1950 at St. Mark Catholic Church in Venice and she passed away on September 20, 1994. He retired
from Union Electric after forty-two years of dedicated service as a machinist. The United States Army veteran proudly served his country during World War II
and was the recipient of the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Army of Occupational Medal. He was a member of St.
Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City and a former member of the Venice American Legion Post. John enjoyed spending time with his friends in his
movie club and making Christmas cutout decorations throughout the years. He cherished his children and grandchildren and will be remembered for the
love and special times shared with his family and friends.

He is survived by six children and spouses, Mary Herrle of Wisconsin, John and Nancy Goodrich of Marine, Michael and Jamie Goodrich of Granite City,
Cheryl and Jeffrey Jones of Granite City, Dave and Deborah Goodrich of Granite City and Mark and Chauncia Goodrich of Granite City; twenty two
grandchildren; twenty five great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jason Goodrich and two brothers, Thomas and Jimmy Goodrich.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Avenue in Granite City on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Father
Jeff Holtman as celebrant.

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

Memorials may be made to the Granite City APA or Masses. www.irwinchapel.com
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Jerry Webb passed away at his home in Granite City, IL on June 4, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born June 25, 1949 in St. Louis the son of Phylis Dement Scott and George Webb. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his
brothers, James Webb, James Porter, Gary Scott and Sammy Scott.

Surviving are his loving wife, Kathleen Webb; his step-father, Kenneth Scott; four siblings, Nina Fisher, Pat Parton (Frank), Kenny Scott and Yvonne
Whittington (David); four children, Patricia Mousette (Kevin), Joanna Webb-Gauvin (Scott), Derrick Webb and Darrin Webb as well as the eight grandchildren,
one great grandchild, many loving brothers and sisters-in-law and countless nieces and nephews.

Jerry was an avid lover of music and a US Army Veteran who served his country during the Vietnam War. Jerry Webb dedicated much of his life to helping
others and ensuring people had a path to live life with dignity by earning a living wage. Jerry held many jobs. He was employed by the Granite City School
District #9 for nearly forty years where he served as President of SEIU Local #98 even after retirement. For more than 30 years, Jerry taught heating, air
conditioning and refrigeration at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), formerly known as Belleville Area College, where he mentored countless students.
Jerry also operated Webb’s Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration where on many occasions he never charged customers in need for services
performed. Jerry is remembered by family and friends as a generous, kind and loving man who never met a stranger.

Friends and family are encouraged to pay their respects on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Irwin Chapel from 5-8pm 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, IL.
Funeral services will commence at 10:30am on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Irwin Chapel 3960 Maryville Road. Military burial following at Jefferson Barracks in
St. Louis, MO.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to the Jerry Webb Memorial Scholarship Fund for HVAC students or to the Make A Wish
Foundation. Contributions for the Jerry Webb Memorial Scholarship Fund can be made via the following link https://thankyou.swic.edu/ or by sending a
check to the Southwestern Illinois College Foundation 2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, Illinois 62221 referencing the Jerry Webb Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Donations to both causes can be delivered at the funeral home as well.
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Nina Dimple Allen, age 74, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St.
Louis, MO. Nina was born on July 24, 1944 in Mississippi, a daughter of the late Leonard Ingram and Ethel (Burns) Ingram.

On August 12, 1967, Nina married John W. Allen, the love of her life at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City, IL. John passed away on March 13, 2015.
Nina was a faithful member and former Sunday school teacher at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She retired from the Human Resource Department at Ameren
after many years of dedicated service. Nina enjoyed shopping, reading, and watching a good movie at home or at a theatre. Her greatest joy was spending
time with her family, whom she adored and going to church. Nina will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents and husband, Nina was preceded in death by her sister, Nelda Schuchardt, brother, Frank Ingram; and by her sister-in-law,
Barbara Stawiszynski.

She is survived by her loving sister, Clabbie (Harry) Briggs of Granite City, IL; dear sisters-in-law, Bonnie Logsdon of Granite City, IL and Kathy Giggins of
McKinney, TX; dear brothers-in-law, Don Schuchardt of St. Charles, MO and Ethan (Anne) Allen of Madison, AL; proud aunt to Harry Briggs III, Kyle Briggs,
Mark (Kathy) Schuchardt, Mark Carroll, Scott Carroll, Todd Carroll, Laurie McFalls, Douglas Allen, Jeffrey Logsdon, Lynnette Hardman and Craig Campbell;
proud great-aunt to Jordan Briggs, Madeline Schuchardt, Colin Schuchardt, Nicole Renner, Callie Carroll, Carley Carroll, Nicholas Allen, Jillian Allen,
Benjamin Allen, Cassie Allen, Evan Logsdon, Mack Percy, Randy Gearghty, Jacob Hardman and Matthew Campbell; extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, with Rev. Ben Ritz officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery on
Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Emmanuel Baptist Church. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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Frances M. Sparks, 93, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:50 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Hillsboro
Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Hillsboro, Illinois.

She was born October 26, 1925 in Butler County, Missouri, a daughter of the late Charles and Savanah (Willard) Lilly.

She married William M. Sparks in 1948 and he passed away in 1991.

She was a member of the Clark Avenue Church of Christ in Granite City and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her
grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sally A. Sparks; two sisters, Vada Sisco and Maggie Fallin and
three brothers, Charles, William and John Lilly.

She is survived by a granddaughter and her husband, Marcy and Kevin Howard of Butler, Illinois; three great grandchildren, Heather Smoot, Kyle Vegas and
David Bailey; four great great grandchildren, Zayden, Zoey, Stevie and Keegan; special family friends, Nathan Dickey and Charles Roberts; other extended
family and friends.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral
service at 12:00 noon with Pastor Joe Taylor officiating.

Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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William A. “Aaron” Curtis, 84, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his home.

He was born January 7, 1935 in Humbolt, Tennessee, a son of the late Clay and Mary Lou (Potts) Curtis.

He married Barbara G. (Mitchell) Curtis on February 16, 1985 in Granite City and she survives.

He retired in 1996 after 44 years of dedicated service as a steelworker, working for General Steel and S.C.I. The United States Air Force veteran proudly
served his country during the Korean War. He was a former member of the First Southern Baptist Church in South Roxana and enjoyed his days of hunting.
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 five children; two step-children; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; step-grandchildren and step-
great grandchildren; a brother; a sister; other extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson and a brother and sister.

In celebration of his life, a graveside service will be held at the Lewis Cemetery in Cumberland City, Tennessee on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
with Reverend Stephen Cathey officiating. Full Military Honors will be rendered.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Children’s Hemiplegia & Stroke Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Christopher Deron Hrbek, age 33, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Granite City, IL.
Christopher was born on December 21, 1985 in Granite City, IL.

Christopher worked in the wheel shop at B Auto Parts in Madison, IL. He had an old soul who never met a stranger. Christopher could talk to anyone of any
age for hours. He enjoyed his time spent outdoors camping and floating down the river. He also enjoyed reading a good book, cooking and listening to his
favorite tunes. Christopher touched many lives; he will be remembered for the love he shown to his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Carolyn Ezell; grandfather, Arthur Hrbek; and by his uncle, Randy Ezell.

Christopher is survived by his loving parents, Lisa (Ezell) Hrbek of Granite City, IL and Deron Hrbek of Caseyville, IL; dear siblings, Kelsey Hrbek of Granite
City, IL and Ian Boyer of San Diego, CA; grandparents, William and Sheila Ezell of Troy, IL and Audrey Hrbek of Galesburg, IL; uncles and aunts, David and
Julie Ezell of Edwardsville, IL, Brenda and Jim Benbow of Iron Mountain, MI, Tracy and Bill Dubay of Folsom, CA, Ellen Hrbek of Watertown, MI and Scott
Hrbek of Ohio; extended family and many friends.

In celebration of his life, the family would like to invite family and friends to Wilson Park in Granite City, IL, for a memorial gathering at 11:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, June 5, 2019, to honor Christopher.

Memorial donations may be given to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital or to Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.).
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Doris O. Laboray, 96 of Granite City passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at her home.

Doris was born on November 22, 1922 in Pacific, MO; the daughter of the late Fred and Pearl (Dillon) Giffin. Doris was a beautician, operating her shop in
her home in Granite City. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Granite City where she was a member of the Ladies Evening Guild and
Senior Circle. In her free time, Doris enjoyed her days spending time with her family. Doris will be remembered for the love of her family and all the special
times they shared.

She is survived by and will be missed by her sons; Lewis P. (Jean) Laboray Jr. of Bushnell, NE, Frederick (Marion) Laboray of Desoto, MO, Ronald
(Stephanie) Laboray Sr. of Staunton, IL, Dennis L. (JoAnn) Laboray Sr. of Granite City, IL; grandchildren, Ronald Laboray Jr., Dennis Laboray Jr., Craig
Laboray, Tara Laboray-Johnson, Lori James, Joseph Laboray, Joe Green, Katrina Ford, Rodney Armstrong.

In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband; Lewis P. Laboray Sr.; daughter, Terry Laboray; brothers, Neal Giffin, Fred Giffin;
sister, Opal Sipes.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Doris’s life,
visitation will continue on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Karla Frost officiating at St. John
United Church of Christ, 2901 Nameoki Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorial donations are
suggested to St. John United Church of Christ.
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Bill Kent Stearns, age 74, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St.
Louis, MO.

Bill was born on November 8, 1944 in Granite City, IL, a son of the late William Stearns and Rosella (Futrell) Stearns.

Bill was a Vietnam Veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Marines. On October 18, 1969, Bill married Linda Reiske, the love of his life
at Hope Lutheran Church in Granite City, IL. Bill was a faithful and dedicated member of Hope Lutheran Church. He owned and operated Stearns Auto
Sales for many years. Bill enjoyed golfing and carpentry work. His greatest joy was spending time with family and bragging about his grandchildren to
anyone who would listen. Bill 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, Bill was preceded in death by his former daughter-in-law, Dawn Stearns.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Linda Stearns of Granite City, IL; loving children, Matthew (Rebecca) Stearns, David (Bekki) Stearns and Meagan (Mark)
Harper all of Granite City, IL; dear siblings, Jerry (Brenda) Stearns of Granite City, IL and Pamela (Larry) Shipley of Glen Carbon, IL; proud grandfather to
Anna, Jalyn, Halle, Evie, Chloe, Drake, Ethan, Genevieve, Colton and Cameron; nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Hope Lutheran Church, 3715 Wabash Avenue, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. on Monday at the church, with Pastor Alan Beuster officiating. Private family interment will
be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, with full military honors.

Memorial donations may be given to Hope Lutheran Church. Donations will be accepted at the church.
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Ralph Glen Cooper Jr. 88, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 11:56 a.m. Thurs. May 16, 2019 at Anderson Hospital in
Maryville, IL.

He was born July 18, 1930 in East St. Louis, IL to the late Ralph Glen & Mildred (Barnes) Cooper Sr.

On Aug. 30, 1952, he and Precidia “Dolly” D. Acoba were married in Honolulu, HI.  She preceded him in death Dec. 20, 2013.

Ralph was a U.S. Airforce veteran and later retired from Terro Corp.  He enjoyed watching golf, cheering for the Cardinals, playing slots and was an avid
wrestling fan.

He is survived by 3 daughters: Diana Dunham of Los Angeles, CA, Debra Cooper of Troy, IL and Pamela Muehling of Wentzville, MO; 4 sons: Richard (Hong)
Kirkman of Virginia Beach, VA, Gary (Bessie) Kirkman of Houston, TX, Kevin (Debby) Cooper of Summerville, SC and Craig (Stacy) Cooper of Moro, IL;
numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 3 sisters: Jackie (Scott) Lawson of Lenoir City, TN, Susie (Bob) Johnson of Troy, IL and Judy Kolassa of
Lenoir City, TN; and a daughter-in-law: Judy Kirkman of Sioux Falls, SD.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Robert Kirkman.

Private family services will be held at a later date.
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Mildred Frances Floyd, 92, of Mitchell, IL, passed away at 10:43 p.m., on Monday, May 27, 2019 at her home.

She was born May 8, 1927 in Marked Tree, Arkansas to Carey Tilford and Beatrice (nee: Branson) Hawkins.

Mildred and George Floyd married on October 20, 1943 in Piggott, Arkansas.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Granite City, IL.

She is survived by two daughters: Linda Elnora McGee of Granite, City, IL, and Tina Marie (James) Galbierz of Edwardsville, IL; two sons: Francis Maurice
Floyd of Mitchell, IL and Wesley ( Allison Timko) Floyd of Granite City, IL, 11 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Marilyn Viessman; sister: Opal Whitehorn; two brothers: Marvin Hawkins and
Willard Hawkins.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2019 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL, with
Rev Dean Guymon officiation. Graveside service will be at 12 noon, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Piggott Cemetery, Piggott, Arkansas. Online guestbook
available at www.wojstrom.com.
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Scott A. Harris, age 52, of Collinsville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Scott was born on October 4, 1966 in Belleville, IL.

Scott was a United States Navy veteran who proudly served his country. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years. Scott was very handy, he could fix
or build about anything he put his mind to. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Scott 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 was preceded in death by an uncle, Bill Thomas.

Scott is survived by his loving mother and stepfather, Susie and Jan Poneta of Collinsville, IL; dear children, Ashley Harris-Zook of Austin, TX and Matthew
Harris of Caseyville, IL; proud grandfather to, Brody Cheek, Elsie Cheek, Abel Cheek, Kenley Zook and Kiyanna Harris; brother, David (Tricia) Harris of
Granite City, IL, sister, Jiniffer (Dwayne) Wiegand of Edwardsville, IL; stepsister, Angela Dedenbach of Cedar, MI, stepbrother, Michael (Julia) Poneta of
Eaton Rapids, MI; uncle, David (Patti) Thomas of Granite City, IL; aunt, Beth (Michael) Kinsella of St. Jacob, IL; nieces and nephews, Bridgett Brown,
Christopher Coleman, Carlie Konuch, Hannah Harris, Jessica (Les) Nunnes, Michael (Mary) Kinsella, Kaitlyn Kinsella and Bill Thomas; beloved pit bull,
Diamond; extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road, Glen Carbon, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Irwin Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the National Alliance on Mental Health, American Heart Association or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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Dewayne B. Schrader, 42, of Troy and formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019
at his home.

He was born March 13, 1977 in Granite City.

He loved spending time with his family and cherished his children and granddaughter. Dewayne’s life was surrounded by the music he loved and he was a
fan of Elvis, Guns N' Roses and Ozzy to name a few. He was always rocking and listening to music and loved attending thousands of concerts throughout
his life. He had much knowledge on music and the bands. He had a love for the outdoors, enjoying the mud, bonfires, camping and fishing and was always
looking for another adventure with motorized recreational vehicles. He loved talking to others and could talk to you for hours and had so much love to give to
others and gave us everything he could.

He is survived by his mother, Deonna (Trigg) Cristel of Troy; father and stepmother, Donald and Vicki Schrader of Granite City; daughter, Brittni Davis of
Highland; son, Zakkary Davis of Highland; granddaughter, Amiya Jones of Highland; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Daniel and Amanda Schrader of
Granite City and William Schrader of Granite City; a sister and brother-in-law, Vanessa and Shaun Monica of St. Louis; grandparents, Evelyn Goodson of
Alton; three uncles and an aunt, Lee Schrader of Granite City, Lou Trigg of Alton and Ronnie and Diana Trigg of Caseyville; many cousins; other extended
family and friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Elizabeth Schrader, Lee Schrader, Herman Trigg and Roy Goodson; aunt and uncle, Shelly and Chuck Bakken
and a nephew, Preston Nicard.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to the family and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Randy Lee Grider, 61, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at his home.

He was born August 31, 1957 in Murphysboro, IL to Robert E. and Shirley Ann (nee: Needham) Grider.

On June 6, 1992, he and Karen Schrader were married in Granite City, IL.

Randy had worked for Truckers Supply in Granite City, IL and then at MFR in St. Louis, MO where he was a trailer mechanic. He was an avid fisherman and
could fix or build anything.

In addition to his wife: Karen (nee: Schrader) Grider of Granite City, IL; son: Justin Grider of Granite City, IL; and two nieces: Loreli James and Julie Grider.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Robbie Lynn Grider.

Professional services entrusted to Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL. Online information and guestbook may be found at www.
wojstrom.com.
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Robert “Bob” E. May 73, of Granite City passed away May 20, 2019 at his home.

He was born May 24, 1945 in Springfield, IL to Edward and Mary Catherine (nee; Wilkerson) May.

He married Linda Tyk September 22, 1966 in Reno, NV. Bob was retired from the St. Louis Post Office where he worked in service supply. He was a
member of the First Assembly of God in Granite City and T.O.P.S. Bob was a musician and played key board for his church. He spent many years pastoring
small churches. He loved playing with his grandchildren and enjoyed cruises and camping.

He is survived by his wife, Linda May of Granite City, IL; daughter, Trina (David) Vasques of Granite City; son, Jonathan May of Granite City; eight
grandchildren, Ronnie Sherfly, Alyssa Creek, Amanda Brice, Tieler May, Andrea Isreal, Michelle May, Ashley May and Thomas May; twelve great
grandchildren; five brothers, Bill (Darren) May of WI, Carl (Robin) May of CA; Steve May of IA, Joe May of OK and George Alan May of Granite City; three
sisters, Karen (Joseph) Votoupal of Alton, Priscilla May of Alton and Cindy May of CA and a sister- in-law Carol May of IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandchild, Amara Vasques and two brothers, Roy and Michael May.

A memorial service will be held 5 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the First Assembly of God, 2317 Madison Ave in Granite City. Wojstrom Funeral Home &
Crematory entrusted with professional services.
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Robert “Bob” J Diak, Age 62, passed away at his home on Monday, May 20th, 2019.

He was born May 12th, 1957 in Granite City, IL to George and Delene Diak.

He was married to Kathryn Diak, née Rochester on July 3rd, 1982. Bob never knew a person he could not befriend. His most vibrant passions included
walking in the SIUE gardens with his dog, traveling across the country to national parks with his wife, and spending every other waking moment possible
with his beloved grandkids. When his attention wasn’t focused on those around him, his eyes were focused on the stars. Bob was an avid lover of
astronomy and the space programs.

He was preceded in death by his father, George; mother, Delene; sister, Ruth.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 36 years, Kathryn and his children, Lindsay (Paul), David (Erika), Robert (Janine) and three beautiful
granddaughters, Amelia, Eloise, and Abigail, and his rambunctious Greyhound, Apollo. He will also be lovingly remembered by his siblings, Lynn, George,
and David.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Bob on Saturday, May 25th, at 4pm at the Legion Post #199 in Edwardsville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Greyhound Companions of Missouri.

“We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us”- Neil deGrasse
Tyson”
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Peggy (Craw) Paddock Keltner, 82, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Rosewood Care Center,
Alton, IL.

Peggy was born on March 5, 1937 in Champaign, IL.

Peggy retired as a bookkeeper from Lakin Law Firm after many years of dedicated service. Peggy was very talented and she enjoyed knitting and making
stained glass art. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Peggy 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.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar R. “Paddy” Paddock and Grace C. (Bachert) Paddock; and by a son-in-law, David Staggs.

Peggy is survived by her loving children, Robert Keltner and Melissa Staggs, both of Granite City, IL; proud grandmother of; Amy (Steven) Bailey and Ashley
Staggs, both of Granite City, IL; and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, with William Burch officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to Granite City A.P.A. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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Audrey Dean Kirksey, 97, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Fountainview
Manor in Granite City, Illinois.

She was born April 25, 1922 in Greene County, Illinois, a daughter of the late Forrest and Ruby L. (Wilkinson) Rutledge.

She had retired from Union Starch after many years of service in the lab.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Kirksey in 1991; her parents, a brother, Paul Rutledge and two sisters, June Blevins and Lois Shankel.

She is survived by nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews and other extended family.

In celebration of her life, a graveside service will be held at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 with Reverend
Greg Dickerman officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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Shryl Jean Kohrumel, of Granite City, Illinois passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, May 17, 2019 at
Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Shryl was born on March 16, 1952 in Breese, Illinois; the daughter of the late Marcel Victor and Evelyn (Kinney) Isaak. Shryl was clerk at the Madison County
Court House, retiring after 23 years of service. Shryl enjoyed her days spending time with her family and she will be remembered for her kind heart and all
the special times they shared together.

Shryl is survived by and will be missed by her daughter; Teanna (John) Simon of Columbia, Illinois; grandchildren, Paige Simon and Reid Simon of
Columbia, Illinois; brothers, Randy (Patty) Isaak, Denny (Linda) Isaak, Kenny (Judy) Isaak; sisters, Teana “Penny” (Ernie) Hubbard, Connie (Charlie)
Sturman, Barb (Al) Jackson; numerous nieces, nephews and many other close family members and friends.
In addition to her parents, Shryl was preceded in death by her brothers; Tim and David Isaak.

In celebration of Shryl’s life, a memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Granite City Knights of Columbus, 4225
Old Alton Road in Granite City.
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Nelson Robert Warnecke of Granite City, Illinois passed away on May 15, 2019.

Nelson was the 15th child and youngest son of the 16 children born to George Henry Warnecke and Agnes Ann Henken on February 29, 1944 in Breese,
Illinois.

He married Chrystal Lynn David on July 8, 1965 in Granite City, Illinois. Together they raised two children: Beth Ann Warnecke and Emily Marie Warnecke.

Nelson was a steelworker at St. Louis Cold Drawn where he retired. He was an active member of the Granite City Eagles Lodge and in his free time he
enjoyed his days of fishing, playing golf and a good game of poker. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Nelson will be remembered for his
kind heart and all the special times he shared with his family and friends.

Surviving are:
Nelson's two daughters : Beth Ann (John) Koesterer nee Warnecke and Emily (Tom) Sturdevant nee Warnecke.
3 grandchildren: Christopher Allen (Erika) Koesterer of Granite City, Illinois, Kathryn Elaine (Shane) Kraushaar of Granite City, Illinois, and Jacqueline Marie
Koesterer of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
1 great grandchild, Hunter Patrick Koesterer of Granite City, Illinois.
5 siblings: Gregory Jerome (Mary Anne nee Bauer) Warnecke of Belleville, Illinois, Donald Arnold Warnecke of Springfield, Missouri, Marvin John Warnecke
of Germantown, Illinois, Ralph James (Sharon Ann nee Meyers) Warnecke of Belleville, Illinois, and Joyce Marilyn Warnecke of Belleville, Illinois. Also
surviving are sister-in-laws Rose Warnecke nee Raab of SMithton, Illinois, and Judy (Don) Bacon nee Dresch of Pocahontas, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Henry and Agnes Ann (nee Henken) Warnecke, a sister and brother-in-law, Georgine Evelyn (Warnecke)
and Lawrence Brendel, a sister and brother-in-law, Delores Josephine (Warnecke) and Harvey Knebel, a sister and brother-in-law, Loretta Elizabeth
(Warnecke) and Kenneth Landolt, a brother and sister-n-law, Sylvester Francis and Irene (Merscher) Warnecke, a sister and brother-in-law, Patricia M
(Warnecke) and Andrew M Fruth, a brother and sister-in-law, Paul Alphonse and Fern Sadie (Chambers) Warnecke, a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret
Mary (Warnecke) and John Allen, a brother Alphonse George Warnecke, a brother Gervase Cyril Warnecke, a sister-in-law, Betty Warnecke nee Cossins, a
sister-in-law, Sharon Ann Myers (divorced from Marvin Warnecke), and a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann (Warnecke) and Vincent Deiters.
To avoid any confusion, it must be noted that there are 2 Sharon Ann Warnecke nee Meyers in our family. While they are not related, they each married one
of Nelson's brothers. One of them married Ralph and one married Marvin.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eagles in Granite City, Illinois. A dinner will follow at 7:00 p.m.
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James Anthony Cox, age 47, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at his mother’s home in Troy, IL,
surrounded by his loving family.

James was born on November 15, 1971 in Centreville, IL.

On April 11, 2009, James married Heather Jones in Troy, IL. James worked as a fork lift driver for Federal Express in Edwardsville, IL. James was an
outdoorsman who loved going fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed playing pool, dancing and singing karaoke. His greatest joy was spending time with his
family and friends. James 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.
James is survived by his devoted wife, Heather Cox of Granite City, IL; loving children, Justin Anthony Cox of Poplar Bluff, MO, Collin Cox of Kansas City, MO,
Dakota Cox of Kansas City, MO, Jennifer (Bob) Larkins of Poplar Bluff, MO and Jessica Armes of Poplar Bluff, MO; mother and stepfather, Linda and Bryan
Johnson of Troy, IL; father and stepmother, James Alvin Cox and Ann Cox of East St. Louis, IL; grandmother, Viola Sexton of Troy, IL; proud grandfather to
Nevaeh, Cayden, Alexander, Naomi, Jaycee and Dain; special cousin, Mark Horton of Edwardsville, IL; dear friend, Betty Briggs of Poplar Bluff, MO; mother-
in-law, Brenda Pulley of Granite City, IL; uncle, Mike Sexton; many cousins, extended family and dear friends.

Memorial visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road, Glen Carbon, IL.

In celebration of his life, memorial services will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral chapel.

Memorial donations may be given to Vitas Hospice. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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Charles A. White, Jr., 80, of Granite City, Illinois died May 19, 2019 in Maryville, Illinois.

He was born August 11, 1938 in Madison, Illinois.

He is survived by his wife Joy Joann White; Children, Renee (Clayton) Dickerson, David (Teresa) White, Roxanna (Jay Luhr) White, Michael (Julie) Willis,
Brian (Vicki) Willis, Paul Willis: 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 1 sister Delores Economy; 2 sister in Laws, Opal White and Louise White and
many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents Charles A. and Valetta (nee Beck) White, Sr.; 2 brothers Norvell White and Burton White, and 1 infant sister.

Charles retired from Granite City Steel after 35 years. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Local 50. He was an assistant Scout Master for Troop 5
in Granite City Illinois.

He loved spending time outdoors and was an avid reader. He was a selfless strong man who was always willing to lend a hand. He was most proud of his
family, children and grandchildren.

As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers the family prefers donation be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In celebration of his life visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral
service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Joy Caschetta officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon
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Carolyn Ann “Sis” Wood, 70, of Alton, Illinois and formerly of Madison, Illinois and Climax Springs, Missouri passed away
at 3:15 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at her home.

She was born April 4, 1949 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Harvey Thomas and Ruth Ann (Cook) Hill.

Carolyn married Thomas R. Wood Sr. in Madison, Illinois and he passed away on November 11, 2009.

She had worked as an office manager and technician with Family Eye Care in Camdenton, Missouri.

She loved spending time with her family and cherished her grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter, Tammy Wood of Alton, Illinois; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas R. Wood Jr. and Tracy of Cedar Hill, Missouri; an adopted
daughter, Jamie Smith of Godfrey; five grandchildren, Mason Mudd, Tommy Wood, Carter Smith, Wyatt Smith and Dakota Smith; a sister and brother-in-law,
Kathy Phillips and Frank of Climax Springs, Missouri; a brother and sister-in-law, Harvey Thomas Hill Jr. and Janice of Arnold, Missouri; many nieces;
nephews; other extended family and many friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, James Smith.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral
service at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Charles West officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to the Treehouse Wildlife Center, 23956 Green Acres Road, Dow, IL 62022 and may be accepted at the funeral home
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Steven R. Johnson, 64, of Granite City, IL, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home.

He was born October 23, 1954 in Hannibal, MO to Roy and Gloria (nee: Swofford) Johnson.

Steven toured with the group Up With People all over the world, he performed at the Royal Dumpe in St, Louis, MO, was a member of the Webster Groves
Theater Guild and worked as an amateur and professional actor and musician.

He is survived by his son: Steven Jason (Crystal) Johnson of Aviston, IL; two grandchildren: Lucille and Jason; and a sister: Donna Crump of Wildwood, MO.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson: Jacob.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes in honor of Jacob. Professional services entrusted to
Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL.
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Robin Ann Fisher, 58, of Granite City, IL, passed away Thurs. May 16, 2019 at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis, MO.

She was born Sept. 13, 1960 in Freemont, CA to the late Richard Lewis & Wanda Lee (Mayberry) Fisher Sr.

Robin had worked at Catering By Design in Waco, TX for a number of years. She enjoyed cooking and planting flowers and leaves behind her beloved four
legged companion, Peggy Sue

She is survived by her companion: Ricardo Gilbert of Granite City; 2 brothers: Richard Lewis Fisher Jr. of OR and Dale Lynn Fisher of O’Fallon, IL; a sister-in-
law: Sandra Fisher of Freemont, CA; a brother-in-law: Richard Nance of Desoto, MO; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter: Melissa Fisher; 3 brothers: Gary Dean Fisher, Larry Lee Fisher and Terry Ray
Fisher; a sister: Debra K. Fisher Nance; and Sassy, her Texas road dog.
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