Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Lois M. Toennies

Lois M. Toennies, age 83, of Breese, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 24, 1940, in New Baden, the...

Georgetta C. “Honey” Brueggemann

Georgetta C. “Honey” Brueggemann, age 95 of Bartelso, passed away at home on Friday, June 7, 2024. Mrs. Brueggemann was born on September 9, 1928, in Beckemeyer, Illinois, a daughter of George H. and Rosie...

Theodora K. Wilke

Theodora K. Wilke, age 94, of Breese, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2024 at The Villas at St. James in Breese. Born December 17, 1929, in Breese, Theodora was the daughter of the late...

Mary E. Greer

Mary E. Greer, 95, of Taylor Springs, Illinois, formerly of Greenville, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Montgomery Nursing Home Rehabilitation, in Taylor Springs. Mary was born September 29, 1928, in Vandalia, Illinois, the...

Dustin Colby Breuer

Dustin Colby Breuer, 39, of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Greenville, Illinois, passed away June 3, 2024, in St. Louis. Dustin was born March 30, 1985, in Greenville, IL, the son of Bruce and Winnie...

E. Craig Wheeler

E. Craig Wheeler, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, June 6, 2024, at his home in Highland, IL. He was born on Saturday, March 22, 1941, in Huntington, WV, the son of  William and...

James Franklin Horton, Jr.

James Franklin Horton, Jr., was born May 17, 1944, in Roswell, New Mexico, and died peacefully May 11, 2024, in Austin, TX. He is predeceased by his parents James Franklin Horton, Sr. and Carolyn...

Ruth E. Mersinger

Ruth E. Mersinger, age 92 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, June 1, 2024, at her residence in Highland, IL. She was born on Saturday, April 16, 1932, in Highland, IL, the daughter of  Edmund and...

Juanita Mooney Burge

Juanita Mooney Burge, 95, died on June 2, 2024 of Bentonville, AR formally of Geeenville, Il. Juanita Mooney Burge age 95 of Arkansas formerly of Greenville passed away June 2nd.  A Celebration of Life will...

James C. Cox, Jr.

James C. Cox, Jr. died on May 28, 2024, at his home in Carlyle surrounded by his loving family and friends.  He was born on May 3, 1949, in Hillsboro, IL, son of the...