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Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Leslie N. Paul

Leslie N. Paul, age 51 of Worden, IL, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at his residence in Worden, IL. He was born on Wednesday, August 29, 1962, in East Chicago, IN, the son of Emil...

Helen Jeanette Higginbotham

Helen Jeanette Higginbotham, age 94 of Pocahontas, IL, died Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, CT. She was born January 02, 1919, in Hillsboro, IL, the daughter of William Jerome and...

Kerry G. Billhartz

Kerry G. Billhartz, 47, of New Baden, IL, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at his home in New Baden.  He was born April 12, 1967 in Belleville, IL son of Maurice and Roberta (Peek)...

Mary Ann Montgomery

Mary Ann Montgomery, 69, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab Center, Taylor Springs, IL.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June...

Jennifer Lou Erck

Jennifer Lou Erck, 67, of Mulberry Grove, Illinois passed away on Tuesday June 10th at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She is survived by her husband, Major General Wayne M. Erck, daughter Cara...

Robert F. “Bobby” Becker, Jr.

Robert F. “Bobby” Becker, Jr., 59 of Chicago and formerly of Bartelso died Tuesday June 10, 2014 in Chicago. He was born March 29, 1955 in Breese to Robert H. and Blanche (Haake) Becker: they...

Bernard J. “Bernie” Ottensmeier

Bernard J. “Bernie” Ottensmeier, 73, of Aviston, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Breese Nursing Home in Breese, IL.  He was born December 24, 1940 in St. Rose, IL, son of Ben and Alvina...

Cletus E. “Clete” Sensel

Cletus E. “Clete” Sensel 77 Summerfield died Monday June 9, 2014 at his residence. He was born June 22, 1936 in Lebanon to Elmer and Vera (Kraus) Sensel; they preceded him in death. He married Pearl...

Christine Potthast

Christine Potthast, age 89 of Collinsville, IL, died Sunday, June 08, 2014, at Relais Bonne Eau in Edwardsville, IL. She was born February 03, 1925, in Cologne, Germany the daughter of Heinrich and Katharina (nee...

Mary Ann Brandt

Mary Ann Brandt, age 67 of Worden, IL, died Wednesday, June 04, 2014, at Saint John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born February 04, 1947, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Dwayne and Roselie...