Varsity Soccer - Greenville vs Bloomington Central Catholic at Blackburn College at 4:45.
Girls Soccer(Varsity) at Carlinville Spring Cup at Blackburn College. Time TBA.
Boys Track (Varsity) at Indoor Meet - TBA.
Patricia Ann “Pat” Green
Patricia Ann “Pat” Green, age 81, of Highland, passed away Sunday, February 23 in Austin, TX. Funeral services will be today at 5:00 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call today from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church. Memorials are suggested to the St. Paul Educational Foundation.
The Meridith Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.
Pat was born May 14, 1932, to William and Isabel (Koebel) Stack, in Granite City, IL.
She graduated from St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse and worked for 30 years in the field of nursing. She worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Granite City, IL; Granite City Steel Foundry, Granite City, IL; for Dr. Melvin J. Freedman, Granite City, IL; St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland, IL; Oliver C. Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. During that time, she touched the lives of countless patients with her compassionate, kind, and caring demeanor. She worked in various departments, including the Emergency Room, Surgery, Geriatrics and Special Treatment Room. She was a nurse of the highest caliber who had truly found her life’s calling.
A devout Catholic, Pat was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL; a past member of St. Paul Church Choir; a dedicated member of the St. Paul’s Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. She was a loving and generous soul who enjoyed music, singing, old movies, swimming and collecting seashells along the beach in Sarasota, FL. She loved her God, her Church, and her family. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend. Her smile, style and song will be missed.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Greg, Don, James, and Robert Stack, June Riggins and Rosemary Perkins.
She is survived by her daughter Julie (Scott) Barttelbort, San Diego, CA; her son, Kelly Patrick (Joy) Green, Austin, TX; a granddaughter, Brooke Barttelbort, San Francisco, CA; a grandson, Ethan Patrick Green; a brother, Paul Stack.
Charles H. Walker
Charles H. Walker, age 89, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, March 19 at his home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday after 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bond County Foster Hope.
He was born in Mason, Illinois to William and Florence (Cornwell) Walker. He married Georgia Hargis on December 22, 1958 in Flora, Illinois. She died January 22, 2006. He is survived by his daughter Candy (Jim) Curl and his son Charles E. (Carol) Walker, five grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
He grew up in the Mason, IL area. He served in The U.S. Army during WWII. After he returned from the military he worked at various jobs. He moved to Lockport, IL and worked for 26 years as a guard at Statesville Prison. In retirement he and his wife wintered in Mission, TX and moved to Greenville in 2005. He was a member of the Greenville First Christian Church and the Loyal U & I Sunday School Class at the church.
Coming up this Sunday on WGEL’s Public Affairs program, Ryan Mifflin will speak with Pat Paine, of the Bond County Health Department. An anti-smoking organization recently said Illinois is spending far too little on what’s needed to prevent kids from smoking. Ryan and Pat will talk about what the Bond County Health Department does to prevent smoking and what they can do to help you if you’d like to quit smoking. Join us for Public Affairs, right after the 12:05 Bond County Area News this Sunday, on WGEL 101.7 FM.
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