Obituaries

Local obituaries.

Vernita A. Weiss

Vernita A. Weiss, 93, of Pocahontas, IL, died Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Highland Health Care Center. Vernita was born, March 24, 1925 to Jesse and Hazel (nee Eastman) Harris in Lawrence, KS. On...

Emmett J. Carroll

Emmett J. Carroll, age 93 of Keyesport, IL, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Lakeland Nursing Center in Effingham, IL. He was born on Tuesday, September 16, 1924, in Alhambra, IL, the son of Leo...

Mary Jane B. Timmermann

Mary Jane B. Timmermann, age 89 of Carlyle, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. She was born in St. Rose on February 5, 1929, the eldest daughter of August T....

Frances I. Luitjohan

Frances I. Luitjohan, age 91 of Grantfork, IL, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Cedarhurst of Highland in Highland, IL. She was born on Monday, June 6, 1927, in Saint Jacob, IL, the daughter of...

Loren W. Leitschuh

Loren W. Leitschuh, age 80 of rural New Douglas, IL passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his residence in rural New Douglas, IL. He was born on Sunday, March 20, 1938 in Shoal...

Florence A. Booher

Florence A. (Green) Booher, 100, of Pocohontas, IL, formerly of Coffeen, IL, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 10:23 p.m., at Highland Health Care Center, Highland, IL. Visitation will be held...

Earl G. “Buddy” Griffin

Earl G. “Buddy” Griffin, age 77 of Carlyle, passed away at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Mr. Griffin was born on December 3, 1940, in Carlyle, a son...

Dennis G. Mueller

Dennis G. Mueller, 68, of Pocahontas, IL, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 at his residence. Dennis was born, December 27, 1949 to Glenn and Wilma (nee Hagler) Mueller Sr. in Highland, IL. He owned Denny’s Phillip...

Benjamin A. Armstrong

Benjamin A. Armstrong, age 85, former owner of Bauer's Bonanza near Smithboro, passed away at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2018...

Pastor Terry Pope

Pastor Terry Pope, 66, of Sorento, IL, passed away at 9:44 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. Terry was born February 4, 1952 in Missouri, and was adopted by...