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Thelma M. Scroggins
Thelma M. Scroggins, age 90 of Mulberry Grove, passed away Sunday, February 16 at her home. Funeral services will be Friday, February 21 at noon at the Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to The Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church or to Bond County Hospice. Young Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her daughter Bev Crandell, her sister Winnie Dahl, her brothers Kenny (Marilee) Dunham and Raymond (Anita) Dunham. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons James Scroggins and Jerry Scroggins, five sisters Roberta Fritche, Helen Lynn, Mary Cameron, Marjory Baker, and Reah Grandahl. Also preceded by two brothers Ben Dunham and Marlin Dunham.
She was born in Plainview, IL to Maynard and Lucy (Mowen) Dunham.
She married Leland Scroggins on May 5, 1945 in Bunker Hill, IL. He died May 28, 2006. She grew up in Gillespie, IL and graduated from Gillespie High School. After her marriage she and her husband lived in Bunker Hill, IL. and Sullivan, MO. They moved to Greenville in 1952 and to Mulberry Grove in 1957. She had worked as a regional manager for Tupperware and had last worked selling real estate for Holzinger Realty in Greenville. She was a member of The Mulberry Grove United Methodist Church, The Order of The Eastern Star, Mulberry Grove Homemakers, Gold Star Mothers, and The Mulberry Grove Lioness Club.
Maurice E. Hartlieb
Maurice E. Hartlieb, age 77 of Highland, passed away Sunday, February 16 at Faith Countryside Homes in Highland. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland. Friends may call Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Hartland Hospice or to the Highland Food Pantry. The Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of the arrangements.
He was born on Sunday, September 06, 1936, in Highland, IL, the son of Orville Henry and Louise Catherine (nee Kapp) Hartlieb.
On Thursday, November 26, 1959, he married Irma M. Hartlieb (nee Woltering) who survives.
He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL; Teamster with Illinois Department of Transportation; Farm Heritage Museum, Greenville, IL.
Reared on a farm in the Jamestown area. He graduated from Breese High School and entered the US Navy after high school and served aboard the USS Bradford 545 in the Pacific. He worked 12 years for Highland Machine; farmed with his father; later he and his wife ran small farms at Grantfork, Carlyle and Highland. In 1972 he began working for the State of Illinois Department of Transportation, from the IDOT-Bond County Facility (Greenville shed) and retired after 23 years. The last farm he and his wife owned and operated for 40 years was on Trestle Road. He restored International tractors; enjoyed fishing, hunting and his pride and joy Yellow Labrador Retriever "Daisey". He liked to play Pinochle & Euchre. Mr. and Mrs. Hartlieb enjoyed over 54 years of marriage.
Wife - Irma M. Hartlieb, Highland, IL
Son - James W. "J.W." (Donna) Hartlieb, Highland, IL
Daughter - Debra L. (Kevin) O'Connor, Groveland, IL
Son - Russell J. (Laura) Hartlieb, Friendswood, TX
Son - David E. (Leslie) Hartlieb, Indianapolis, IN
Grandchild - Stephanie M. (fiance-Alex Brito) Hartlieb, Midland, TX
Grandchild - Jennifer L. (significant other-John Bischoff) Hartlieb, Saint Louis, MO
Grandchild - Samantha N. O'Connor, Groveland, IL
Grandchild - Nathan W. O'Connor, Groveland, IL
Grandchild - Kasey S. (Beth) Hartlieb, El Paso, TX
Grandchild - Tyler R. Hartlieb, Friendswood, TX
Grandchild - Mary G. Hartlieb, Beaumont, TX
Grandchild - Lauren A. Hartlieb, Indianapolis, IN
Great Grandchild - Virginia A. Hartlieb, El Paso, TX
Brother - Kenneth E. (Norma) Hartlieb, Pocahontas, IL
He was preceded in death by:
Father - Orville Henry Hartlieb (died 3/15/1991)
Mother - Louise Catherine Hartlieb (died 5/23/1987)
Sister - Agnes Louise Knebel (died 5/10/2011)
Sister - Marie E. Reker (died 8/26/2007)
Brother In-law - Harold L. Reker (died 3/28/2013)
Brother In-law - Raymond E. Knebel (died 5/21/2006)
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