Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Gloria Koehler

Gloria Koehler, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at her home in St. Louis, MO. She was born on April 13, 1946, in Breese, Illinois, the daughter of Melvin and Mary...

Charles E. “Chuck” Kynion

Charles E. "Chuck" Kynion, age 76 of Marine, IL, died Thursday, June 13, 2024, at HSHS Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O'Fallon, IL. He was born on Thursday, August 7, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, MO, the...

Donald Rokita

Donald Rokita, age 87, of Greenville, IL, born on August 2, 1936, in East St. Louis, IL, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his family under the care of...

Raymond Joseph Bagato

Raymond Joseph Bagato, third child of Auqalino (Eno) and Katherine Tortorici Bagato was born on April 6, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois. Ray was raised in the neighborhood known as Little Italy. On June 12,...

Julie Sue Essington

Julie Sue Essington, age 67 of Carlyle, passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Mrs. Essington was born in Breese, Illinois on June 19, 1956, a daughter of...

Laverne A. Zurliene

Laverne A. Zurliene, age 81, of Breese and formerly of Beckemeyer, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at home with his family by his side. Born on December 9, 1942, in Damiansville,...

Dennis A. Richter

Dennis A. Richter, age 80, of Breese, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at his home.  He was born March 23, 1944 in Breese, a son of the late Catherine, nee Zurliene, and Theodore...

Charles D. Richison

Charles D. Richison, age 98, of Hoffman peacefully passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. He was born on October 2, 1925, in Sims, IL, he led a remarkable life filled with love, kindness, and...

Geraldine R. “Geri” Davinroy

Geraldine R. "Geri" Davinroy, age 84 of Alhambra, IL, died Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. She was born on Friday, September 8, 1939, in Saint Libory, IL,...

Dennis “Denny” Charles Shaw

Dennis “Denny” Charles Shaw, age 72 of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2024, at the Donnell –...