Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Mary L. Lawler

Mary L. Lawler, age 83 of Carlyle, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Mrs. Lawler was born on September 1, 1933, in Breese, Illinois a daughter...

William D. “Boomer” McAdams

William D. "Boomer" McAdams, age 84 of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, passed away at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was the former Post Commander of the American Legion Post...

Mary Jane Sherman

Mary Jane Sherman, age 78 of Highland and originally from Carlyle, passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Ms. Sherman was born on September 27, 1938 in Salem,...

Jeannette Sue Maples Cox

Jeannette Sue Maples Cox, age 80 formerly of Greenville, passed away at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Swansea, Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the...

Marilyn O. Mangum

Marilyn O. Mangum, nee Sander, age 78 of Hamel, IL, died Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. She was born on Friday, November 11, 1938, in Hamel Township, IL, the daughter...

Edelin Ann Griesbaum

Edelin Ann Griesbaum, nee Kahrhoff, age 94 of New Baden, born December 2, 1922 in Germantown, a daughter of the late George and Annie, nee Thoele, Kahrhoff, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at her...

Don L. Tschannen

Don L. Tschannen Sr., age 81 of Daytona Beach, FL, formerly of Highland, IL, died Friday, January 13, 2017, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born on Wednesday, September 25, 1935,...

DeAnn C. “Dee” Chambers

DeAnn C. "Dee" Chambers, age 75 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Terrace On The Park in Mascoutah, IL. She was born on Sunday, April 27, 1941, in Omaha, NE, the daughter...

Rita E. Ripperda

Rita E. Ripperda, nee Musenbrock, age 90 of Breese, born October 23, 1926 in Breese, a daughter of John and Wilhelmina, nee Weisenfeld, Musenbrock, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in...

William L. “Bill” Kohlbrecher

William L. “Bill” Kohlbrecher, 73, of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Bill was born February 2, 1943, to Edward and Josephine (Nee Kruep) Kohlbrecher at St....