Stanley Rutkowski Jr., age 60, of Pontoon Beach, IL, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Memorial Hospital,
Belleville, IL. Stanley was born on October 24, 1957 in Granite City, IL, a son of Bonnie Jean (McMichael) Rutkowski of
Edwardsville, IL and the late Stanley “Chalky” Rutkowski Sr.

Stanley was a faithful member of Praise Community Fellowship Church in Edwardsville, IL. He worked as a counselor for Tri-City Counseling in Jerseyville, IL
for many years. In his younger years, Stanley worked construction with his dad and he enjoyed watching home remodeling shows. His greatest joys was
reading the bible “ his God time” and going to church to serve the Lord. Stanley 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 father, Stanley was preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Lynn Rutkowski.

In addition to his dear mother, Stanley is survived by his loving sister, Darlene (Edward) Rutkowski-Hanks of Edwardsville, IL; proud uncle to Amber Hanks
and Amy Hanks both of Edwardsville, IL; extended family and many wonderful friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road, Glen Carbon, IL. Visitation will
continue from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Praise Community Fellowship Church (Immanuel United Methodist Church) 800 N.
Main Street, Edwardsville, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, at Praise Community Fellowship Church, Edwardsville, IL, with Pastor Kent
Schuette officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to Praise Community Fellowship Church. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel and the church.
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Charles “Charlie” Loyd Lane, 93, of Granite City, IL died on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville,
IL.

He was born on September 25, 1924 in Granite City, IL to Floyd Franklin Lane, Jr and Martha Ann nee: Britton Lane.

Charles married Mildred Rose Veres on October 20, 1947 in Salem, AR.

The loving father retired on May 15, 1975 from BE Holt Ford in Granite City as a teamster member of Local 971 out of Belleville. He had also worked at local
businesses in the Granite City area including St. Elizabeth Hospital in Granite City, Oscar’s 66 service station in Madison, IL and A.D. Lifttruck in St. Louis,
MO.  Charlie enjoyed working with people and for the people. He liked working on cars, travelling and spending time with his grandson, honorary
granddaughter and living life to the fullest with family and friends.

Charles is survived by a daughter, Priscilla Rose (Bill) Briggs of Granite City; a son, Glenn A. (Tammy) Lane of Granite City; a grandson, Ryan Brooks Lane of
Granite City; honorary granddaughter, Barblene Burns; a great granddaughter, Ella Grace Lane; a brother, Donald “Donnie” Lane of Denver, CO and a sister,
Helen Henshaw of Spokane, WA. Charlie will be missed by many nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife and parents, Charles is preceded in death by a son, Gerrard Frank Charles Lane; 3 brothers:  Floyd Lane, Jr, Kenneth Lane and Ray Lane
and also by 2 sisters:  Georgia Davis and Doris Knight.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City.  The funeral service will be
at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Panama, IL.

Memorials may be made to an animal rescue organization of choice.
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Felicia A. Gaddy, 59, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 10:54 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018 at her home.

She was born June 16, 1958 in Granite City, IL to William and Marjorie (nee: Kennerly) Trindle.

Felicia and William D. Gaddy married in St. Louis, MO and have been married for 44 years.

She has worked for several taverns as a bartender to include: Perigen’s Tavern and 5th Turn Tavern both in Madison, IL and The Bar in Dix, IL.

She is survived by; her husband: William D. Gaddy of Granite City, IL; two daughters: Laura (Ron) Wright of Mitchell, IL and Karen Bauman of Granite City, IL;
son: Robert Gaddy of Granite City, IL; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother: William ‘Billy” O. Trindle of Granite City, IL; and sister: Judy Wallace of
Granite City, IL.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her grandson: Blake Bauman, 2 brothers: Larry and Richard Trindle; and 2 sisters: Trudy Dunnavant and
Constance Trindle.

Per her wishes she will be cremated.
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Mary Theresa Sido, nee Colligan, a resident of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area since 1951, was born on March 13, 1925 in
Granite City to Henry A. Colligan and Naomi I. Colligan, nee Keller. She passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at
Meridian Village at the age of 92.

She was the beloved wife of Robert F. Sido and the loving mother of five sons; Thomas P. Sido (Ginny) of Glen Carbon, Kevin R. Sido of Evanston, IL, David
W. Sido (Gail) of Hershey, PA, John R. Sido (Marie Jose) of Gilbert, AZ and Daniel L. Sido (Beth) of Naperville, IL. Mary was also the proud grandmother of
Edward, Aaron, Craig, Charles, Robert II, William, Anna, Matthew, Patrick, Abigail and Mark; step grandmother of Tanya and Marisol, great grandmother of
Preston, Patrick, Andrew and Clark, step great grandmother to Sophie, Amelia and Juliette.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband Robert, her grandson Bryan, her brothers Henry, Walter and James and her sister, Jean Ann. Mary is survived by
her sisters Catherine Hommert of Granite City, Patricia Vorwald (Richard) of Florissant, MO, Margaret Zagar of Troy and her brother Edward Colligan (Betty) of
Glen Carbon.

Mary enjoyed and was an accomplished musician, playing a flute in her youth, a dulcimer at folk festivals and as a member of St. Cecilia’s Bell Choir for
years. In her earlier years, she was a talented seamstress, enjoyed her numerous card clubs, traveling and gardening. As an active and dedicated member
of the St. Cecilia Church in Glen Carbon, she served on Parish Council, and often volunteered at rosary making group and serving funeral luncheons.

Mary fully believed in the power of prayer and kept God and her faith at the center of her life. She gave love to all, especially to her husband and sons, and
treasured the love of her parents and dearest sisters and brothers. Mary was a proud Irish daughter, born on a Friday on the 13th of March. She was however
blessed with abundant “luck" that she showered on her family and friends. She had a sense of optimism that was easy to embrace and was a ray of
sunshine to all that she met. Mary was not demanding for herself, always willing to give for family and friends. She was a kind, compassionate, patient soul, a
great wife and mother and friend to all.

A visitation for friends and family will be held at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Rd, Glen Carbon, on Friday, February 23, 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 on Saturday, February 24, at 10:00 a.m. at St Cecilia Catholic Church in Glen Carbon with Father
Patrick Gibbons as celebrant. Burial will follow immediately after at Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville.
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n lieu of flowers, Mary has requested that donations to made to the Glen Ed Pantry at www.glenedpantry.org and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Louis D. “Marty” Martin Jr. 61, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:49 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Barnes
Hospital in St. Louis.

He was born December 18, 1956 in Newport, Rhode Island.

He married Loretta F. (Pace) Martin on September 29, 1984 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Venice and she survives.

He had worked as a government contractor with 36 years of dedicated service and had spent many of those years at the Charles Melvin Price Support Center
in Granite City. Marty had retired December 13, 2017 from the Long Lake Fire Department with 24 years of dedicated service to the community and had
served as a Past Vice-President.

The United States Marine Corp veteran proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was very involved and always trying to help his community and
any veteran’s organization throughout the years.
He was a member and had served as a Past Commander of the American Legion Post 307 in Madison where he was very active with the Color Guard and
Forty and Eight. He was also a member of the Amvets Post 1500 in Pontoon Beach, Vietnam Veterans Association, P.O.W. - M.I.A. Vigil Team, Tri-City
Veterans Organization, Ozarks Elks Lodge, Venice Social Club and the National Rifle Association. Marty will be remembered for the love and special times
shared with his family, friends and colleagues.

In addition to his beloved wife of 33 years, he is survived by his mother, Delberta P. (Gruenenfelder) Orr of Madison; a daughter, Laura Martin of Granite City; a
son, Patrick Martin of Granite City; a brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Kristie Martin of Pierron; two stepbrothers, Malcom Martin of Texas and Dale Orr Jr. of
Waterloo; a nephew, Zachary Martin of Madison; special cousins, Rick Barnhart of Granite City and Phillip Martin of Granite City; other extended family and
many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis D. Martin Sr. and his stepfather, Chester Dale “Lefty” Orr.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
with a fireman’s walk-thru at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Mark Maynard officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to the Martin family and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Larry Kynion, 74, died on Sunday, February 18, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, IL.

Larry is survived by his loving aunt, Alice Hopper of Ballwin, Missouri; his cousins: Tammy (David) Wilson of Clinton, Illinois, Nancy Kynion of Lancaster, Ohio,
Tim (Laura) Kynion of Leadville, Colorado, Ginger (Greg) Godwin of North Richland Hills, Texas, and a host of other relatives.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Lester and Hazel Kynion.

Larry was born on September 26, 1943 and lived in Granite City most of his life. He was an active member of the Granite City disabilities community for many
years and participated in bowling leagues and Special Olympics. He worked at Tri-Cities Association for Handicapped, Inc.
Larry loved spending time with friends and family, listening to bluegrass music, watching baseball, and cheering for his beloved St. Louis Cardinals.
Larry was a man with a big heart, and endearing personality, and a contagious sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.

Special thanks to the staff at The Fountains for their loving care and friendship that Larry enjoyed during his 7½ year stay.

Visitation will be at Irwin Chapel on Maryville Rd. in Granite City on Friday, February 23, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.
m. with Reverend Dennis Mooney officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Tri-Cities Area Association for Handicapped, Inc., P.O. Box 1681, Granite City, Illinois 62040
and may be accepted at the funeral home.

Larry will be laid to rest next to his parents at the Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson, Missouri.
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John Henry Moutria, age 84, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at his home. John was born on
May 31, 1933 in Murphysboro, IL, a son of the late Joe and Emma (Elmore) Moutria.

John was a Korean War Veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a
4th Degree member with Tri-Cities Knights of Columbus in Granite City, IL. John retired from Ryder Truck Rental as a mechanic and parts manager after
thirty years of dedicated service. He enjoyed sports and was a soccer coach and baseball coach for many years. His greatest joy was spending time with his
family. John 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, John was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Mary Jane (Owen) Moutria; sister, Evelyn Goddard; brothers, Alfred Moutria and
twin brother, Joe Moutria.

He is survived by his loving children, John David (Mary Jo) Moutria of Granite City, IL, Daniel Joseph Moutria of Harrisburg, IL and Douglas Matthew (Melina)
Moutria of Granite City, IL; proud grandfather to Julie Rae Moutria of Granite City, IL and Emmarie Grace Moutria of Granite City, IL; sister-in-law, Rita Moutria of
Granite City, IL; nieces, nephews, extended family and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, a funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Granite City, Il, with Father
Zachary Edgar officiating. John will be laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO, with full military honors provided by the United
States Army.

Memorial donations may be given the Moutria family and donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
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Norma Jean Mendoza, 82, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:24 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Anderson
Hospital in Maryville.

She was born November 9, 1935 in Lilborne, Missouri, a daughter of the late William Howard and Virginia (Qualls) Uptain.

She married Ruben Mendoza on March 10, 1960 in Webster Groves, Missouri and he passed away on April 11, 2010.
Norma had a longtime career in journalism retiring in 2012 from the Edwardsville Intelligencer after over ten years of service. She was invited back to the field
with the Troy Times Tribune for five years of service until retiring January 5, 2018.

She enjoyed her many years covering news, writing feature and business stories and sharing her knowledge throughout our communities. She had
graduated on the Dean’s List from S.I.U.E. and had given back by teaching Spanish and journalism courses on the collegiate level. She had also served as
an assistant editor with The Laryngoscope medical magazine and was a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. She was always working for
women’s rights and was a member of the National Organization for Women. She enjoyed her years of work in community theatre working with the East Bank
Players and the Showtime Express. She was a lifelong member of Suburban Baptist Church and enjoyed attending and singing with the choir at Unity Baptist
Church. She was talented with her artwork, enjoyed singing and was very knowledgeable in trivia. Norma will be remembered for the love and special times
shared with her family and friends.

She is survived by her six children and their spouses, Julie and Jaime Ybarra of Granite City, Danny Mendoza of Granite City, David and Pam Mendoza of
Collinsville, Sam and Karen Mendoza of New Jersey, Marta and Tom Scaturro of Granite City and Lia and Marc Sova of Edwardsville; fourteen grandchildren,
Melodie, Brett, Sean, Carla, Mandy, Davey, Alyssa, Jaime, Marissa, Sammy, Zach, McKenna, Isabela and Adrian; seven great grandchildren, Kaleb, Kolton,
Kwinton, Carly, Logan, Trace and Emilia; a sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Warren Cooper of St. Ann, Missouri; a brother, Howard Wayne Uptain of
Madison, Alabama; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband of 50 years and parents, she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Kyle Chism.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
where funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

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

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Amelia “Millie” (Lombardi) Chomko, age 102, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Thursday, February 15,
2018 at Liberty Village Care Center in Maryville.

She was born April 29, 1915 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Louis and Louisa (Bello) Lombardi.

She married Michael G. Chomko on May 12, 1945 and he passed away on December 6, 1979.

She retired from Marx and Haas Men’s Clothing Company in St. Louis after many years of constructing men’s suits.

Millie was a faithful member of the First Assembly of God Church in Granite City where she prepared many delicious dishes for funerals and social
gatherings. Cooking and serving both Italian and Russian dishes for her family and friends was Millie’s specialty. For many years she baked hundreds of
pounds of Christmas cookies, which she gave to family and friends, and as the word spread of her cookie baking skills, she sold them to others. Being a
wonderful seamstress, she made many of her own clothes and altered clothes for others. Millie received honors for volunteering over 12,000 hours in the gift
shop at St. Elizabeth/Gateway Regional Hospital. She enjoyed helping others and spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Mike, Arcolino “Yock”, Nick and Adolph Lombardi and a sister,
Ann Moelhenry.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Marsha Chomko of Granite City and John and Robin Chomko of Collinsville. Millie was the
caring grandmother of twenty grandchildren; five great grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and many friends.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until time of
funeral service at 6:00 p.m. with Reverend C. Dale Edwards officiating.

Private burial will be at Nativity of the Virgin Mary Cemetery in Edwardsville.

In lieu of floral arrangements, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Angela Darlene Womack, 49, of Granite City died on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at her home.

She was born on March 4, 1968 in Granite City, IL to John Womack and Bonita nee: Pasley Mayor.  

The loving mother and grandmother enjoyed going to and playing bingo. She attended Restoration Church in Granite City, IL.

Angela is survived by 2 sons: Brandon Fisk of Pontoon Beach, IL and John Sr (Misty) Womack of Granite City; her life partner, William Sparrow of Granite City;
3 grandchildren: Jayden, John Jr and Sarina; a brother: Richard (Betty Jean) Womack of Granite City and 2 sisters: Laura Foster of Pontoon Beach, IL and
Roberta Mayor of TX. Angela will be missed by several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Besides her parents, Angela is preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Womack and a sister, Diane Mayor.

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

Memorial services will be held at a later date.
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Dennis Charles Meyer, 68, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 at his home surrounded by his
family.

He was born Aug. 10, 1949 in St. Genevieve County, MO to the late Dorothy A. (Brown) Meyer Day and Hillary E. Meyer.

On Mar. 21, 1992, he and Dianne Marie Harper were married in Cape Girardeau, MO. She survives in Granite City.

Mr. Meyer was U.S. Army veteran serving as a combat engineer. He worked in carnival supplies and merchandise sales for over 30 years.  He loved golfing,
cars and assembling models.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter: Denise (Rich) Hanner of Pensacola, FL; 3 sons: Jeramie (Pamela) Lawson of Imperial, MO, Zacharie
(Jennifer) Lawson of Herculaneum, MO and Luke (Shima) Lawson of Lake St. Louis, MO; 10 grandchildren: Lorlellin Durnell, Jeramie Lawson Jr., Garrett
Lawson, Madison Lawson, Maccie Lawson, Mackenzie “JoJo” Lawson, Shayda Lawson, Layla Lawson, Ryan Hanner and Nathan Hanner; and 3 brothers-in-
law who he considered brothers: Dennis (Darla) Harper of Bethalto, IL, Timothy Harper of Collinsville, IL and Mike (Jan) Consiglio of Branson, MO.

Besides his mother and father, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers: Stephen “Steve”, Adrian, Orville, Augustus and Kenneth Meyer.

SERVICES ARE PENDING.
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Randall Kenneth Meyer, 63, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 12:10 p.m., Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home.

He was born January 9, 1955 in Granite City, IL to Alvin and Jean (nee: Breyer) Meyer.

Randall served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his sister, Sandra (David) Grant and brother, Alan (Marsha) Meyer all of Granite City, IL.

He was preceded in death by both parents.

The family will have a graveside service at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO at a later date.

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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Judy Faye Fenoglio, 70, of Granite City, IL, passed away unexpectedly Mon. Feb. 12, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical
Center ER in Granite City.

She was born Oct. 5, 1947 in Granite City to the late Helen (Sykes) Sulk and Arley Miller.

Judy worked for Scottrade. She was a seamstress and loved to cook and was a founding member of the Granite City Wrestling Club.

Survivors include a daughter: Tina (Russell) Fenner of Whittier, CA; 3 sons: Charles (Roberta) Fenoglio of Las Vegas, NV, Michael (Tammy) Fenoglio and
Richard Fenoglio of Granite City; 5 grandchildren: Charles Fenoglio II, Catherine (Tyler) Fenoglio, Amanda Fenner, Antonia Fenoglio and Lauryn Fenoglio; 5
great-grandchildren: Veronica Fenoglio-Kushera, Julian Kushera, Elijah Kushera, Charles Leon Fenoglio III and Emily Fenoglio; 2 sisters: Connie Kleier and
Brenda Whitworth of Louisville, KY; and 4 brothers: Roy Dale Miller of FL, Gerald Sulk, Glenn Sulk and Bradley Sulk of Louisville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony J. Fenoglio.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until time of services at 7:00 p.m. Fri. Feb. 16, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory.

Memorials may be made to Parkinson Research.
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JoAnn Sebescak, 83, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 3:55 p.m., Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Gateway Regional Medical
Center in Granite City, IL.

She was born November 20, 1934 to George and Fay (Meyer) Bruncic.

JoAnn married Stephen M. Sebescak on May 7, 1955 in Granite City, IL.

JoAnn loved being a wife and mother. She also had helped her parents at their tavern, Bruncic’s in Madison, IL.

She is survived by; her sister-in-law: Dolores Bruncic of Madison, IL; nephew: Mark (Sheila) Bruncic, niece: Terri (Leonard) Leleniewski; great-nephews and
great-niece: Ben (Kacie) Bruncic, Austin (Amanda) Bruncic, Courtney Bruncic, Matt (Dawn) Leleniewski; great-great-nephews: Eli Bruncic and Joe Williams.

Besides her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her daughter: Kathleen “Kathy” Sebescak and a brother: Thomas Bruncic.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City, IL. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 16, 2018 at St. Mary & St. Mark Parish in Madison, IL with Father Jeffry Holtman as Celebrant. Burial
will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Glen Carbon, IL.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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David Ray Brown, age 60, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Anderson Hospital,
Maryville, IL. David was born on February 16, 1957 in Granite City, IL, a son of the late Lloyd Ray Brown and Delores
Jeannie (Hughes) Brown.

On July 2, 1977, David married Paula Fuller, the love of his life, in Granite City, IL. David was a faithful member of Calvary Life Church in Granite City, IL. He
worked for Siemens PLM Software Company in the technical sales support department for many years. David enjoyed fishing and was a member of Steel
City Bassmasters. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. David 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.

David is survived by his devoted wife, Paula Brown; loving children, Amanda (Frans) VanVoorst and Jared Brown; sister, Pam (Greg) Hines; brother, Mike
Brown; grandchildren, Dustin, Damon and Danielle VanVoorst; step-grandson, Thomas VanVoorst; mother-in-law, Joyce Bodi all of Granite City, IL; brother-in-
law, Steven (Linda) Fuller of Hazelwood, MO; nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL. Visitation will
continue on Tuesday, February, 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Calvary Life Church, 4650 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at Calvary Life Church with Pastor Mark Maynard officiating. Interment will be in
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon, IL.
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Roy Louis Wilimzig Jr. 98, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Anderson
Hospital in Maryville.

He was born October 2, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late Roy and Carolyn (Groom) Wilimzig Sr. He attended public schools in Edwardsville and
Granite City, Illinois.

He later graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in electrical engineering and worked for Illinois Power Company and Emerson
Electric until joining the United States Army. He proudly served during World War II where he served as a pilot with the United States Air Corp. Before joining
the Army, he married Margaret L. (Staples) Wilimzig on August 30, 1941 in St. Louis and she passed away on June 3, 2013. After returning from the service,
he started an electrical equipment business where he worked until his retirement.

Roy worked with many young men in the Order of DeMolay and was a very active member in many of the Masonic orders including the Masonic Lodge Order
of Jesters, a 33rd degree Mason in the Scottish Rite, 65 year member of the Ainad Shrine Temple in East St. Louis where he served as the 1967 Potentate
and served as a board member of the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in St. Louis.

He had also been a life member of the B.P.O. Elks. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Edwardsville after becoming a resident of Eden Village
Retirement Center in Glen Carbon in 2014.

In addition to his beloved wife of 72 years and parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank E. Wilimzig.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon Kay and James Branca of Wildwood, Missouri; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sheila Wilimzig of
Little Rock, Arkansas; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; other extended family and friends.


In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
with a Masonic Service at 6:15 p.m. followed by a Shriner’s walk through.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Alan Beuster officiating.

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

In lieu of floral tributes, memorials may be made to Village of the Blue Rose, Trinity Lutheran Church in Edwardsville, Hope Lutheran Church in Granite City or
to Shriner’s Hospital for Children and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Elton Wayne Oden, age 62, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 in Rolla, MO. Elton was born on
November 25, 1955 in St. Louis, MO, a son of Delbert Oden of Paragould, AR and the late Norma Lee (Miles) Oden.

Elton retired as a heavy equipment operator from Mid-Continental Coal & Coke Company after many years of dedicated service. Elton liked drawing and
tinkering on just about anything. He was also an outdoorsman who enjoyed going fishing. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.
Elton 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 mother, Elton was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, John Passig.

In addition to his father, Elton is survived by his loving son, Scott (Tessa) Oden of Rolla, MO; dear sisters, Sharon Passig of Granite City, IL, Wilma (Don)
Dunahee of Branson, MO and Patricia (Jim) Maxwell of St. James, MO; proud grandfather to Austin Wachter of Granite City, IL, Cierra Oden, Logan Oden and
Adrianna Oden all of Rolla, MO; special friend, Rose Cafferty of Granite City, IL; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of his life, funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, with John Billick officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen
Carbon, IL.

Memorial donations many be given to Life Church, Rolla, MO. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel
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Darla Lea Coppedge, age 71, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018 at her home. Darla was born
on September 4, 1946 in Herrin, IL, a daughter of the late Warren Jennings and Lorelei (Baker) Jennings.

On May 6, 1972, Darla married Gary Coppedge, the love of her life, in Granite City, IL. Darla worked as a real estate agent for Century 21, retiring in 2000, after
many years of dedicated service. Darla was known for giving food and chocolate to the many people she befriended over the years. Her greatest joy was
spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren, whom she adored. 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.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Gary Coppedge of Granite City, IL, loving children, Nathan (Julie Glasgow) Coppedge of Granite City, IL and Lauren
(Dusty) Long of Shiloh, IL; dear brother, Phillip (Denise) Jennings of Knoxville, IL; proud grandmother to Parker Coppedge, Jayden Coppedge, Katelyn
Glasgow, Stephen Glasgow, Sydney Glasgow, Jaxon Benard, Chancey Long and Kinnley Long; niece, Nicole Jennings, nephew, Matthew Jennings; great-
niece, Layken Jennings; extended family and many friends.

In celebration of her life, a graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Westwood Cemetery, Shawneetown, IL.

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

Memorial donations may be given to STL Siteman Institution,
https://siteman.wustl.edu/contribute/giving/siteman-development-office/
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Janet Irene Gum, 72, of Granite City, IL passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Wednesday, FebruaryJ 7, 2018 at Barnes Jewish
Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

She was born in Oakland, CA, on May 9, 1945 to Elias Rayphiel Mays and Ozella (nee:Wilkinson) Mays.

Janet married Richard Gum in Fort Worth, TX on April 23, 1965.

Janet was a member of the Red Hat Society and was the past president in Granite City, IL. She loved to play dominos, go to the casino, and used to bowl
every Wednesday. She also loved to plant flowers and feed the birds with her daughters and grandkids. Janet attended Harvest Community Church in Granite
City, IL, New Testament Fellowship in South Roxana, IL, Son Life Fellowship in Collinsville, IL, and His Glorious Church in Collinsville, IL. She was also a
member of the Christian Motorcycle Association and loved to go to car shows and show off the Chevy Bel-Air 1956 convertible.

Survivors include her: husband Richard Gum of Granite City, IL; 2 daughters: Jennifer Hilmes of Granite City, IL and Kristie Doty of Granite City, IL; 2 brothers:
Charlie “Sonny” (Janice) Mays of Fort Worth, TX and Jimmy (Nelda) Mays, of Fort Worth, TX; and 5 grandchildren: Aaron Hilmes, Lauren (Gerardo) Jacinto,
Jake Doty, Paige Doty, and Tice Doty.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Glenda Gill and Diane Raney.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory where services will be at 1:00 p.m.
Monday, February 12, 2018 with Pastor Roy Boyer officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL.

Online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com
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Lowell Francis Hatfield, 92, of Granite City, IL, passed away at 12:43 p.m. Wed. Feb. 7, 2018 at his home.

He was born Feb. 21, 1925 in La Plata, MO to the late Carl Irvin & Blanche (Lea) Hatfield.

On Dec. 21, 1950, he and Evelyn Perkins were married in East St. Louis, IL. She preceded him in death on June 6, 2011.

Lowell was a U.S. Airforce veteran and had worked as a mechanic for over 40 years in many area junkyards.

Survivors include: 2 daughters: Beverly Conger and Sharon (Arthur) Angelly of Granite City; 12 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren;
a brother; 5 sisters; and a special family friend: Mary Moss.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Paul “Butch” Guiltner; a daughter: Donna Jean Guiltner; 5 grandchildren; and 2 brothers.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sun. Feb. 11, 2018 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory where services will be at 10 a.m. Mon. Feb. 12, 2018
with Matthew Smith officiating. Burial will follow at St. Clair Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
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Harry E. Cook, 76, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 5:55 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in
Maryville.

He was born December 21, 1941 in Granite City, a son of the late Harry A. and Irene M. (Wood) Cook.

He married Sandra J. (Luebbert) Cook on June 12, 1964 in Granite City and she survives.

He retired in 1995 from the Granite City School District #9 after 32 years of dedicated service as a teacher. His passion in life was his years of teaching and
had also taught nine years as the Booth Hospital

He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Granite City where he had served many years as an elder. He was also a former member of the Granite City
Elks Lodge, had coached girls basketball at North and served several years as the Student Council advisor. He enjoyed his days of fishing and will be
remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.

In addition to his beloved wife of 53 years, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Brent A. and Rebecca Cook of Granite City; a daughter and son-in-law,
Stephanie and Shane Medlin of Granite City; five grandchildren, Jordyn Cook, Zachary Medlin, Jacob Cook, Nicholas Medline and Samuel Medlin; two
cousins, Barry Jo Sims of Los Angeles, California and Mary Beth Phipps of The Villages, Florida; other extended family and many friends.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Monday, February 12, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Visitation will continue at Hope Lutheran Church, 3715 Wabash Avenue in Granite City on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral
service at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Alan Beuster officiating.

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

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Hope Lutheran Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Charles Henry “Chuck” Edwards, 93, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at
his home.

He was born September 16, 1924 in Granite City, a son of the late Charles Claude and Georgia (Boyd) Edwards.

He married Marilyn Rose (Jones) Edwards on May 27, 1950 in Staunton and she passed away on November 30, 2010.

The United States veteran joined the Army Air Corp at the end of high school and retired in 1969 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He had served as a pilot with the Air
Force serving through World War II, Vietnam and the Korean Wars. After his retirement from the Air Force, he continued his career as a charter pilot with Mid
Coast Aviation in Chesterfield being honored to fly many dignitaries, sports figures, musicians and politicians through the years around the world.

He was a member of the Nameoki United Methodist Church in Granite City, Granite City VFW Post and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed target
practice, wildlife and nature, his years of flying, dancing and being amongst his friends and family.

He is survived by three daughters, Cindy (Sam) Atkinson of Ellisville, Missouri, Laura (Darrell Williams) Bronnbauer of Granite City and Jill and Barry Jateff of
Wildwood, Missouri; four grandchildren, Kelly (Michael) Rommel, Kevin Jateff, Scott Bronnbauer and Ryan Bronnbauer; two great grandchildren, Daisy
Rommel and Cooper Bronnbauer; a brother, Bill (Marian) Edwards of Joliet; a brother-in-law, Willard Volentine of Highland; other extended family and many
friends.

In addition to his beloved wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Johnston and a sister-in-law, Maxine Volentine.

In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of memorial service at 12:00 noon with
Reverend Steven Williams officiating.

Burial will be at a later date at the Bethel Cemetery in Wildwood, Missouri.

Memorials may be made to the Granite City V.F.W. Post #1300 and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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Joseph S. Fedora, 86, of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at
his home.

Joseph was born on June 6, 1931 in Madison, Illinois; the son of the late Joseph G. and Catherine (Crnkovich) Fedora. Joseph was the athletic director at
Granite City School District #9 and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City, Illinois.

Joseph is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Evelyn J. (Martin) Fedora, whom he married on October 27, 1956; his children; Jolene (Johnny) Roberts
of Germantown, Tennessee, Joseph Jay (Cathy) Fedora of St. Louis, Missouri, Jeffrey S. Fedora of Port Orange, Florida; his grandchildren, Jacob (Allie)
Roberts, Joshua Roberts, Jason Roberts, Mary Fedora, Matthew Fedora, Sage Parrish Fedora; his great-grandchildren, Morgan Roberts, Caelyn Roberts.

In addition to his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his sister, Jeanette Liddle.

Friends may call on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Joseph’s life,
services will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Fr. Jeff Holtman officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic
Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorial donations may be made to Extreme St. Louis Charitable Foundation, 14240 Manchester Road, Manchester, MO 63011.
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Jeffrey A. “Fro” Willoughby, 52 of Cahokia, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Sunday, February 4,
2018.

Jeff was born on December 9, 1965 in Granite City, Illinois. Jeff was a talented construction mechanic working for American Motors in Cahokia. Jeff spent his
days working on cars, playing pool and riding motorcycles. He loved music, especially the song “Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog”. Most of all Jeff loved his family
and will be remembered for all the special times they shared together.

Jeff is survived by and will be missed by his mom; Dee (Davis) Whitten; his wife, Karen Willoughby; his step dad, Howard Whitten; his sisters, Misty
Willoughby (Chris), Ann Willoughby (Ron), Michelle Willoughby (Eric), Lisa Willoughby (James); his brother, Michael Willoughby (Shelly); his daughter, Dawn
Warlock; his grandma, Edith McIntire; his sons, Ernie, Dale, Chris; his grandchildren, Kayla, Josh, Jordan, Jake, Joe, Justin; his great-grandson, James and
numerous nieces, nephews and many other extended family members and friends.

Jeff was preceded in death by his son, Jamie.

In celebration of Jeff’s life, visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City.
Memorial donations are suggested to the family.
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Savannah Pearl Whitford, 95, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:23 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Evelyn’s
House Hospice in Creve Coeur, Missouri.

She was born April 26, 1922 in Dover, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Leonard and Mentie (Carney) Fitzhugh.

She married Warden Henry Whitford on December 3, 1952 in Cornith, Mississippi and he passed away on July 7, 2010.

She cherished her children and grandchildren and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends. She enjoyed her
days of cooking, sewing and had a love for flowers.

She is survived by five daughters and their spouses, Linda Gail Dunaway of Dover, Tennessee, Gerline “Jean” Cottrell of Granite City, Sharon Kay and Bob
Ferris of Farmington, Missouri, Karen Whitford of Granite City and Carol and Steve Jamboretz of Granite City; a son and his fiancé, Randy Whitford Sr. and
Judy Garris of Granite City; former daughter-in-law, Carole Whitford; fifteen grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; other
extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, James Elroy Dunaway; two grandsons; one great grandson;
sister, Ora Mae Bowers and five brothers, Wilton, Jim, Lawrence, Dean and Hebert Fitzhugh.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Illinois on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:
00 p.m.

Visitation will continue at Anglin Funeral Home, 402 Donelson Parkway in Dover, Tennessee on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where
funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018 with Reverend Melvin Dunaway officiating.

Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in Dover.

Memorials may be made to Evelyn’s House, 1000 North Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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