Rosalyn E. “Rose” Koertge-Powers
Rosalyn E. “Rose” Koertge-Powers, age 60, of Pinckneyville, formerly of Mulberry Grove, passed away Monday, January 13 at her home. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Pinckneyville. Burial will be Saturday, January 18 at 10:00 a.m. in Mulberry Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church of Pinckneyville. The Pyatt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rose was born on December 27, 1953 in Olney, IL, a daughter to Charles A. and Evelyn (Johnston) Koertge. In 1978, she married William “Bill” Powers in Mulberry Grove, IL and he survives. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Pinckneyville, IL, a social worker for 5-Star Industries for 5 years and then a case coordinator for Southern Illinois Coordination Services for the State of Illinois for several years. Rose was an avid flower gardener and dearly loved their dog, Quinn.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Powers of Pinckneyville, IL; mother, Evelyn Koertge of Mulberry Grove, IL; three brothers, David (Vick) Koertge of Mulberry Grove, IL, Donald Ray (Brenda) Koertge of Plano, TX and Richard J. (Barbara) Koertge of Chatham, IL and several dear nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Daniel Bolla, age 90, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, January 14 at his home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 21 at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mulberry Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church or Meals on Wheels.
Daniel Bolla, the son of Charles Bolla and Julia Szell Bolla, was born on September 6, 1923 in Granite City. He grew up there moving to Millersburg and Greenville area in 1932. He attended the Mulberry Grove Schools, lived in Pleasant Mound and Jamestown. Daniel had one of the first tractors in the neighborhood and did custom plowing for many in the area.
Daniel and Kendrith Flora Greimann were united in marriage on December 23, 1944 at the Presbyterian parsonage in Hookdale and enjoyed over 62 years together before her death on October 17, 2007. They lived in Ramsey for a time, moving to east of Highway 127, then in 1954 built their new home on White Street. Dan owned and operated Dan Bolla Trucking from the early 1950's, then opened Dan Bolla Lawn Mower repair in the early 1980's running it until 2004. He and Kenrith mowed together at the Presbyterian Church for many years.
Daniel is the last of his generation and has lived longer than any other of his siblings. Daniel is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Kenrith, and eight brothers and sisters: Joseph Bolla, Steve Bolla, Albert Bolla, Olga Bolla age 7, Irene Cremer, Vilma Auer, John Bolla and Alex Bolla two half brothers. Daniel is survived by 6 nieces and nephews: Jeanette (Edward) Vohlken, Larry Bolla, Charles Bolla, Betty Gardner, Rosie Rosler, and Andy (Minnie) Auer.
Daniel has been a very faithful member of his Church, the Greenville First Presbyterian Church.
Clarence A. Bargetzi
Clarence A. Bargetzi, age 96, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, January 15, at Highland Healthcare Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
Eugene R. Bauman
Eugene R. Bauman, age 83, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, January 14, at the Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte, Florida. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
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