Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Fay Powell

Fay Powell, 93, of Panama, IL, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at her residence. Fay was born November 6, 1925 in East St. Louis, IL, the daughter of Shelborne and...

Electa F. Leitch

Electa F. Leitch, age 104 of Alhambra, IL, died Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. She was born on Wednesday, October 14, 1914, in Alhambra, IL, the daughter of Ernest...

Doris M. Liening

Doris M. Liening (nee Bassler), 97, of Highland, IL, died Friday, February 1, 2019, at her residence. Doris was born January 29, 1922, to Charles and Anna (nee Kraemer) Bassler in Trenton, IL. On October...

John L. “Bud” Hagler

John L. "Bud" Hagler, age 81 of Pocahontas, IL, died Saturday, February 02, 2019, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. He was born on Tuesday, May 18, 1937, in Pocahontas, IL, the...

Alphonse “Al” Olliges

Alphonse “Al” Olliges, 83, of Trenton, IL, died Friday, February 01, 2019 in St. Elmo, Illinois. Al was born June 21, 1935, to Alphonse and Margret (nee Sauer) Olliges, Sr. in Germantown, IL. On...

Ruth K. Jordan

Ruth K. Jordan, age 88 of Greenville, passed away at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese, Illinois surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday,...

Lloyd Shipley

Lloyd Shipley, 100, of Hillsboro, Illinois, formerly of Fillmore, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center, Taylor Springs, IL. Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 1,...

James Donald Brandt, Jr.

James Donald Brandt, Jr., age 44 of Posey, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Mr. Brandt was born on October 28, 1974, in Breese, Illinois, a son of James and...

Timothy P. “Tim” Gorman

Timothy P. “Tim” Gorman, 57, of Pocahontas, IL, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Highland, IL. Tim was born December 20, 1961 to Robert and Marylea (nee Bensing) Gorman in St....

Jerry Lee Painter

Jerry Lee Painter, 73, of East Peoria, IL died at 1:20 am Saturday, January 26, 2019 at his home. He was born on September 23, 1945 in Highland, IL to Leo and Lenore Edelman Painter....