Obituaries

Local obituaries.

M. Duane “Greenie” Grunenefelder

M. Duane "Greenie" Grunenefelder, age 88 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023, in Highland, IL. He was born on Saturday, July 21, 1934, in Highland, IL, the son of Clarence and Lettie (nee...

Eddie Christopher Edmonds, Jr.

Eddie Christopher Edmonds Jr. of Trinity, TX, 66, died on January 14, 2023, at the HCA Houston Healthcare Hospital in Conroe, TX. Eddie suffered sudden cardiac arrest. His son Ryan was by his side....

Franklin E. “Fritz” Nordhaus

Franklin E. “Fritz” Nordhaus, age 81, of Germantown, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 17, 1941 in Breese, a...

Douglas Carroll Stidham

Douglas Carroll Stidham, 81, of Damiansville, died Friday, December 23, 2022 at his home. He was born July 29, 1941 in Roda, VA, the son of Mack David and Ona Mae, nee Hill, Stidham....

Sharon Diehl

Sharon Diehl, age 75 of Shattuc, passed away at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia on Saturday, January 14, 2023. Mrs. Diehl was born in Rock Island, Illinois, on January 7, 1948, a daughter...

John Bennet “JB” Krebs

John Bennet “JB” Krebs, age 79 of Carlyle, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Cedarhurst of Breese. Mr. Krebs was born on April 25, 1943, in Breese, Illinois, the son of the...

Pamela J. “Pam” Johnson

Pamela J. “Pam” Johnson, 46, of Greenville, IL, passed away, Sunday, January 15, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, IL, with her daughter by her side. Pamela was born, September 14, 1976, in Vandalia,...

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Brueggemann

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Brueggemann, nee Wiegman, age 81, of Breese, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 26, 1941 in Breese, a daughter of the...

Jane Scott

Jane Scott, 55, of Brownstown, passed away January 14, 2023, at the Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon, IL. She died peacefully with her son at her side after a courageous battle with cancer...

Jerome “Jerry” B. Huene

Jerome “Jerry” B. Huene, age 78, of Carlyle passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, in Troy, Michigan. He was born in Breese, Illinois on August 28, 1944, the son of Bernard and Dolores...