The Greenville Comets football team raised their record to 2-0 with a 42-0 win over Piasa Birds on Friday. The Comets took control of the game from the start and never slowed down. The Comets next travel to take on 2-0 Carlinville. Friday is bound to be a great football game and you can hear it live on WGEL and at wgel.com.
Comets soccer defeated Pana 6-2 on Saturday. Goals were scored by Silas Groves and Will Schaufelberger, who netted two apiece, Victor De Paola, and Finn Kuhne. Assists were credited to Groves, with two, Schaufelberger, De Paola, and Dellon Sanders. Nicholas Watterson recorded five saves in goal to earn the win.
June M. Rench
June M. Rench, age 89, of north of Smithboro, passed away Thursday at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. today at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Smith Grove Baptist Church.
June May, the daughter of Andrew and Marie (Charlier) Potts, was born June 15, 1924 in Greenville. She grew up in Greenville and attended the local schools. June and Everett Artwell Rench were united in marriage on February 14, 1942 in St. Charles, Missouri. They enjoyed 48 years together before his passing on October 28, 1990.
June is survived by her children; Bill (Gail) Rench of Smithboro, Sherri Rench of Smithboro and Linda (Alva) McDowell of Mulberry Grove. She is the grandmother of 7; Billy (Tammy) Rench of Greenville, Bradley Braye of Greenville, Brian (Jennifer) Braye of Greenville, Dena (Philip) Wesley of Edwardsville, Rhonda (Larry) Keiser of Irving, Randy Bohle of Hillsboro and Andrew McDowell of Vandalia. June was also the great-grandmother of 10.
June was one of 12 children; two sisters are surviving; Lee (Jim) Telford of Macon and Viola Ennen of Pleasant Mound. Siblings preceding in death; Alice Hair, Andrew Potts, Irene Lee, Henry Potts, Earl Potts, Gene Potts, Donald Potts, Louis Potts and Maxine Potts at the age of 3.
Maxine E. Barth
Maxine E. Barth, age 64, of Keyesport, passed away Thursday at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Payne Cemetery in Keyesport. Friends may call today after 4:00 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to German Cemetery, Payne Cemetery, or the American Heart Association. The Young Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Maxine was born in Vandalia, Il to Lester H. and Martha E. (Sapp) Ennen. She is survived by her husband James A. Barth, her daughter Susan (Kevin) Dewaele, her granddaughter Chelsea Deiters, her sisters Leona Daum, Linda (James) Malan, and Beverly (Lewis) Kinkead, and her brother Jimmy Ennen. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Barbara Ann Barth, and a brother Jerry Ennen. She grew up in Tamalco Twp and attended school in Smithboro and Mulberry Grove.
She graduated from Mulberry Grove High School in 1966. She attended Kaskaskia Junior College for her LPN and RN undergrad degrees. Then McKendree Chapel for her Bachelors in RN. She also attended SIU-E where she received by Masters Degree in nursing. She had worked for Fayette County Hospital and Dr. Penny Gozia. She started working at the Bond County Health Department in 1988 as a home health nurse and then Director of Nursing. She served as administrator for the Health Department for 20 years, retiring in July of 2013. She also worked to establish the Clinton County Health Department. She was a member of the Greenville First Christian Church and served on the German Cemetery Board.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to German Cemetery, Payne Cemetery, or The American Heart Association.
Jane R. Renth
Jane R. Renth, age 90, of Mascoutah, passed away Friday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery in Summerfield, IL. Friends may call today from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the New Baden Fire Department.
Jane R. Renth was born April 6, 1923 in E. St. Louis, IL, daughter of Stanley A. and Rose (Wrzos) Klich. She married Ralph O. Renth on August 26, 1944 at St. John United Church of Christ in Mascoutah and he preceded her in death on January 19, 2002.
She is survived by her children, Mary Jane Korte of Albers, Kathleen Forth of Centralia, Michelle “Mickey” (Bill) Faust of Lebanon, Ralph R. (Debbie) Renth of Mascoutah, and Ronald V. (special friend, Bea Muston) Renth of New Baden; 11 grandchildren, Sandi Cunningham, Kenneth (Sonia) Schanz, Kristine (Gene, Jr.) Lowe, Matthew (Teri) Martin, Toni (Mike) Beisiegel, Billy (Rachel) Faust, Jen (Roger) Emig, Mark (Christine) Renth, Eric Renth, Alicia K. (special friend, Keith Burton) Renth, and Clayton (Alicia M.) Renth; five step-grandchildren, Rick (Tina) Korte, Craig (Dana) Korte, Steven Korte, Justin Lowe, and Aaron Lowe; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; seven sisters, Bernice Duecker of Baldwin, Loretta McMillian of Venedy, Frances “Suzie” Renth of Nashville, Mary Ann (Joseph) Klohr of Belleville, Teresa (Carl) Pendegraft of Lebanon, Dorothy Renth of Mascoutah, and Patricia Deutsch of Shiloh; a brother, Stephen “Shorty” Klich of Ashley; and her beloved dog, Charlie.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Louis T. “Bud” Korte, Jr. and Mark Forth; a grandson-in-law, Bob Cunningham; a step-grandson, Michael Korte; three sisters, Stella Madura, Helen Ismail, and Estelle Klich; two brothers, Joseph Klich and John Klich; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Joe Madura, Jeff Ismail, Paul Duecker, James McMillian, Agnes Klich, Russell Renth, Dennis Deutsch, Arthur C. “Jr” Renth, Dorothy & Victor Jollenbeck, Thelma & Howard Richter, Bernice & Bill McDaniel, Adam J. “Butch” Renth, Elois Renth, Mildred Renth, and Della Renth.
During WWII Mrs. Renth worked at McDonald-Douglas in St. Louis, MO. She then worked at Bemis Bag Company in St. Louis, MO and also helped her husband on the farm. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Mascoutah and St. Clair County Farm Bureau. She enjoyed bird watching, flowers, dancing polka with her husband, and listening to ballgames.
Mary Ethel Trobaugh
Mary Ethel Trobaugh, age 92 of Greenville, passed away Friday afternoon, September 6, 2013 in Helia Healthcare, Greenville, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Greenville. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. For those who desire, memorials may be made to Bond County Hospice or St. Jude's.
Mary Ethel, the daughter of Joseph McGowan and Mary Jane (Jarvis) McGowan, was born October 25, 1920 in Litchfield, Illinois. Mary grew up in Reno, Illinois where she attended the public schools and graduated from High School in Reno. She worked in various restaurants early in life and then for Utlaut Memorial Hospital for 17 years housekeeping.
Mary and Earl N. Trobaugh were united in marriage on September 24, 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1969. They had one son, who survives, John Trobaugh from Iowa. She was the last of her generation, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Horace Titsworth, Elwood "Dick" Titsworth, Seymore at the age of 16, Molly in infancy, Darrell Hamilton, Archie McGowan and Gladys Jarvis.
Mary is survived by nieces and nephews; William Titsworth of Waianae Oahu, Hawaii and Bobby Titsworth of Koshkonong, Missouri.
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