Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Norma Baro-Heinzmann

Norma Baro-Heinzmann, age 91 of New Baden, passed away Saturday, August 2nd. A funeral mass of Christian Burial for 91 year old Norma Baro-Heinzmann will be Wednesday, August 6th at 10:00 AM at St....

James Brave

James Brave, age 55, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, August 2 at his home. Funeral services for 55 year old James Brave will be Friday, August 5 at 10 AM at the Evangelical...

Carol M. Hollenkamp

Carol M. Hollenkamp, age 76, of Breese, and formerly of Huey, passed away Wednesday, July 22 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, July 27...

John William “Bill” Cooper, Sr.

John William "Bill" Cooper, Sr., 77, of Coffeen, IL, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3:55 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital, Hillsboro, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services...

Jerome B. “Jerry” Jansen

  Jerome B. “Jerry” Jansen, age 77, of Breese, host of WGEL’s Wednesday night Hayride, passed away Friday May 1 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.  A Funeral Mass of Christian burial for 77 year...

Chief Master Sergeant Richard Thomas Fagan USAF Retired

Chief Master Sergeant Richard Thomas Fagan USAF Retired, age 88, of Mulberry Grove, passed away Monday, February 23, at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for 88 year-old Chief Master Sergeant Richard Thomas...

Philip E. Burdick

Philip E. Burdick, age 86, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at his home. Graveside services will be held at Campground Cemetery on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 11 AM. Memorial contributions...

Carl A. “Shorty” Barth

Carl A. “Shorty” Barth, age 77, of rural Sorento, passed away Wednesday, January 14 at his home. Funeral services for 77 year old Carl A. “Shorty” Barth will be Monday, January 19 at...

Wayne L. Gemar

Wayne L. Gemar, 87, of Highland, IL, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at his residence. Wayne was born July 14, 1930, to Theodore and Kathryn (nee Josch) Gemar in Lodi, CA. On February 14, 1988,...

James L. “Jim” Ess

James L. “Jim” Ess, age 75 of Breese, born June 22, 1940 in Breese, a son of the late Alfred and Evelyn, nee Goewert, Ess, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at his residence surrounded...