Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Betty A.  Hemann

Betty A.  Hemann (twin), age 81 of Edmond, OK, died Friday, July 19, 2024, at Residence in Edmond, OK. She was born on Wednesday, September 9, 1942, in Highland, IL, the daughter of  Leto and...

Robert G. “Bob” Kunz

Robert G. “Bob” Kunz, 68, of St. Jacob, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at his home. He was born on January 16, 1956, in Highland, IL, to Richard and Cecilia (nee Reinhardt) Kunz. On...

Merna Joy Cawi

Merna Joy Cawi, 89, of Highland, IL, most recently of Glen Carbon, IL, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis. She was born on December 27, 1934, in Valley Park, MO,...

Ralph E. Cooley

Ralph E. Cooley, age 74 of Pocahontas, passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Mr. Cooley was born in Wheatfield Township on January 21,1950, a son of Homer E. and Agnes (Reupke)...

Bernell A. Wellen

Bernell A. Wellen, age 85, of St. Rose, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2024, at his home. He was born May 20, 1939, in Aviston, a son of the late Henry and Christine, nee...

Ray Donald Richert

Ray Donald Richert, 93, passed away on July 16, 2024 at Hamilton County Hospital in McLeansboro, IL. Ray was born May 18, 1931 in a farmhouse in South Cayuga Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada,...

Willie Leon “Bill” Dothager

Willie Leon "Bill" Dothager, 96, of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, passed away Monday, July 8, 2024, at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, IL. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 23, 2024, at...

Francis J. “Pete” Feldmann

Francis J. “Pete” Feldmann, 81, of Highland, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL. He was born on November 7, 1942, in Aviston, IL, to Bernard and...

Pearl M. Richter

Pearl M. Richter, age 96, of Breese, passed away Friday July 12, 2024, at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. She was born April 22, 1928, in Marydale, a daughter of the late Herman...

Joseph Ferd Foppe, SGT, U.S. Army, Ret.

Joseph Ferd Foppe, SGT, U.S. Army, Ret., age 58, of Texico, IL, and formerly of Germantown and Breese, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 11, 2024, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster, WI....