The Greenville Comets Varsity Football team came roaring back in the second half Friday night to win their season opener over Litchfield. The Comets were down at half time and early in the third quarter but took control of the game with back to back interceptions and a string of touchdowns. The Comets ended winning the game 54-27 and travel to take on Piasa Birds next Friday.
The Comets Varsity Girls Tennis team traveled to Vandalia Thursday and beat their conference foe 6-3. Singles winners include Kelsea Guy, Anya Thomas, Dhiral Patel, Katelyn Eller, and Emily Henderson. The doubles team of Anya Thomas and Kelsea Guy won their match.
The Comets Girls Volleyball team played at Lebanon Thursday. The JV won in three games and the Varsity won in two.
The Comets Boys Soccer team tied their St. Anthony tournament opening match 1-1 against St. Anthony on Friday. The Comets goal was scored by Dellon Sanders on a penalty kick with less than 10 seconds remining in the match. Nicholas Watterson recorded 4 saves.
Clarence T. “Steve” Kohnen
Clarence T. “Steve” Kohnen, age 90 of Germantown, passed away Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. A funeral mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call today from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to the St. Boniface Cemetery or to the Germantown Fire Department First Responders.
Mr. Kohnen was born March 28, 1923 in Germantown to Theodore and Anna (Wobbe) Kohnen; they preceded him in death.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by sisters and brothers, Mary Ann, Raymond, and Lawrence Kohnen all in infancy, Vince Kohnen, Aloys Kohnen, Regina Wolbert, and Irene Kohnen; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Amanda Kohnen, Minerva Kohnen, Harold Wolbert, Louis and Regina Kohrmann, Virgil Kohrmann, Victor Kohrmann, Rosie Kohrmann, Elmer and Barb Kohrmann, Edward “Fritz” and Elsie Kohrmann, Richard and Dolores Kohrmann.
Her married Marcella Kohrmann on November 27, 1947 at Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso; she survives in Germantown.
Also surviving is his daughter, Jan (Greg) Wilburn of Germantown; 2 grandchildren, Kevin (Jamie) Wilburn and Kristen Wilburn all of Germantown; 3 great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Addison and Brandt Wilburn; a brother, Ted (Dolores) Kohnen of Germantown; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Marge Kohrmann of Carlyle, Bernita Kohrmann of Germantown, Joe “Fireball” Kohrmann of Germantown, Robert (Blanche) Kohrmann of Bartelso, Ralph (Janice) Kohrmann of Bartelso; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Steve served in the United States Army during WWII and participated in the D-Day Landing at Normandy. He learned the carpentry trade prior to WWII and utilized the training to form Kohnen-Vandeloo Construction. He then founded Kohnen Concrete in 1952 in Germantown. The company was started when Steve made a concrete culvert pipe for his own house and requests from his neighbors gave him the idea of making concrete products as a business.
He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown Community Development, Germantown American Legion Post 325, was a former Alderman for the Village of Germantown heading the water, sewer, and gas, was a Licensed water well and pump installation contractor, Illinois Groundwater Professional Association, and Illinois and National Precast Concrete Association.
Louise A. Smith
Louise A. Smith, age 81 of Greenville, passed away Thursday at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in McKendree Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Salvation Army.
Mary Mriscin, age 58 of rural Alhambra, passed away on Wednesday, August 28th at her home. A memorial visitation for 58 year-old Mary Mriscin will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston. A Family Committal Service and burial will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Salem Cemetery near Alhambra. Memorials are suggested to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the American Cancer Society, or to Vitas Hospice in Fairview Heights, IL.
She was born on Tuesday, June 7, 1955 in Hillsboro, IL to Leo Burris and Dorothy (Neisler) Spears. She was married to Larry E. Mriscin on April 6, 1989 in Edwardsville, IL.
Survivors include her husband: Larry E. Mriscin, Alhambra, IL. 4 Children: Amanda Blankley, her husband Eric, Livingston, IL; Stacey Mriscin and Lance Rapien, Sorento, IL; Jennifer Greathouse, her husband Kevin, Staunton, IL; and Michael Mriscin and Cindy Stone, Alhambra, IL; 13 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild; Brother: Thurman Spears, his wife Deanna, Roann, IN; Sister: Elaine Grman, her husband Nelson, Staunton, IL; Sister: Patsy Cerentano, Staunton, IL; Brother: Ronald Spears, Umatilla, OR; Sister: Donna Wassmann, her husband Tim, Broadbent, OR. Sister-in-law: Betty Spears, Marine, IL.
She was preceded in death by her Parents: Leo Burris and Dorothy (Neisler) Spears; Brother: Dennis Spears; Brother-in-law: James Cerentano.
Inez Reed, age 90 of Lawrenceville, formerly of Sorento, passed away Saturday, August 31st. Funeral services for 90 year-old Inez Reed will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Sorento Assembly of God Church.
Kayla L. Satterfield, 20, of Carlyle, born December 22, 1992 in Belleville, IL died Friday, August 30, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton with Pastor Mark Goldman officiating. Interment will follow in Trenton Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday, September 2, 2013 from 2:00-7:00 pm and again on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 9:00-11:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.
Memorials can be made to Multiple Sclerosis Research or to Big Brothers and Big Sisters and will be received at the funeral home. Surviving is her mother, Darla (Deien) Satterfield and friend Jack Webster of Carlyle; her father, Jack Satterfield and friend Karen Isaak of Carlyle; a brother Chad Satterfield of New Baden; maternal grandmother, Francelia (Wuest) Deien of Trenton; paternal grandmother, Dolores (Witt) Satterfield of Trenton; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Vincent Deien; paternal grandfather, Charles Satterfield; maternal great-grandparents, Arthur and Laura Wuest, Verena and Vincent Deien; and paternal great-grandparents, Hazel and Ike Satterfield, and Oliver Witt.
Kayla was a 2011 graduate of Carlyle High School where she was a member of the Student Council, FFA, FBLA, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Tomahawk Club, and participated on the volleyball team and school play. She graduated in 2013 from Kaskaskia College with a general Associate degree where she was named to the Dean’s List and President’s List. She was currently working toward a Bachelor Degree in Social Work at SIUE. Kayla was currently working at the Carlyle Healthcare Center as a CNA and attended the First Baptist Church in Carlyle.
Robert H. Neece
Robert H. Neece, age 84 of Greenville, passed away Sunday, September 1st at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 84 year-old Robert H. Neece will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Greenville Free Methodist Church Library or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
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