Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Donald Lawson Danley

Donald Lawson Danley, “Don”, went home to his Heavenly Father on April 5, 2021, at 1:20AM in Memorial Hospital Belleville, IL. Born November 21, 1940 in Pierron, IL the son of James Luther and Ellie...

Rev. Leonard C. Laetsch

Rev. Leonard C. Laetsch, age 79 of Tucson, AZ, (formerly of Highland, IL) died Monday, April 05, 2021, at Chester's House in Tucson, AZ. He was born on Friday, November 07, 1941, in Hays, KS,...

Elaine Huffman

Elaine Huffman, age 100, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11 AM at the Greenville First Christian Church....

Deborah Kay “Debbie” Jourdan

Deborah Kay “Debbie” Jourdan, age 65, of Beckemeyer, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was born October 3, 1955 in Virginia, a daughter of Virginia, nee Umbarger, Pridemore-Atwater-Colvard of...

Tessa L. “Budda Lynn” Sanders-Clark

Tessa L. “Budda Lynn” Sanders-Bunch, 17, of Carlyle, died on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021. She was born October 15th, 2003 in Belleville. Tessa was a phenomenal student who was preparing to graduate early from...

Lynn E. Beil

Lynn E. Beil, age 60 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Highland, IL. He was born February 02, 1961, in Valley City, ND, the son of William C....

Elinor L. Zahn

Elinor L. Zahn, 95, of Trenton, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Trenton Village. She was born June 29, 1925 in Trenton, daughter of Ben and Alvina (Jahn) Strotheide. She married Charles Zahn on...

Esther M. Dierkes

Esther M. Dierkes, nee Meier, age 85, of Germantown, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Aviston Countryside Manor. She was born July 3, 1935 in Albers, a daughter of the late Eugene and Mary,...

Beth Ann Wellen

Beth Ann Wellen, 67, of New Baden, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland. She was born October 19, 1953 in Belleville, the daughter of Jerome C. and Virginia, nee...

David L. Brandt

David L. Brandt, age 76, of Sandoval passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. He was born on March 31, 1944 on the family farm in Posey, IL...