OPEN HOUSE AT KASKASKIA COLLEGE VANDALIA CAMPUS
Kaskaskia College scheduled an open house at the Vandalia Campus today from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A light lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served all day. You may tour the facility, meet the Vandalia Campus staff, and meet with financial aid specialists to complete the FAFSA application. Returning students may register for classes and new students may complete their education plan to be ready to register March 31. For more information, call 283-1780.
Sharon L. Haar
Sharon L. Haar, age 65, of Highland, passed away Saturday, March 22 at Relais Bonne Eau in Edwardsville. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Highland Food Pantry, Highland Animal Shelter, HACF, the Nan Carpenter Donor Advised Fund, or His Kids.
Sharon was born October 16, 1948, in Highland, IL, to Estelle (nee Dill) Seals and Louis Koch. On September 5, 1970, she married her loving and devoted husband, Stanley Haar.
Sharon graduated from Highland High School in 1966. She worked for a short period of time at Highland Supply and Essenpries Plumbing & Heating. She then worked for the Korte Company, and retired from SIUE in January 2010, after working 18 years in the chemistry and social work offices. Sharon always took pride in performing her work to the best of her ability, and received several award recognitions for her efforts through the years.
She was a fun loving person and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. During her life, she enjoyed playing softball, volleyball, bowling, and horseback riding. She was an animal lover and had dogs and horses throughout her life. Sharon was a member of the original Highland Saddle Club. She was also a member of the original Highland Junior Women’s Club. She was a member of AFCSME retirees. Sharon and her husband enjoyed their family time, traveling, and spending time with their many friends and relatives during their 43 years together.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley Haar, Highland, IL; son, Matthew Haar, Highland, IL; brother, Dennis Koch, Highland, IL; half brother, Jeffrey Guenther, Arizona; stepmother, Jean Koch, Trenton, IL; stepbrother, Harvey (Candy) Guenther, Trenton, IL; step grandmother, Verna Koppers, Aviston, IL; sisters-in-law, Ruth Ann (Bill) Kirby and JoAnn Shalhoub, both from St. Louis, MO; brother-in-law, Joe (Louise) Haar, Breese, IL; aunts, uncles, many nieces and nephews, cousins, and special cousin, Bunny (Daniel) Korte.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Estelle Koch; maternal grandparents, Richard and Mabel Dill; paternal grandparents, Belmont and Irma Koch; step grandfather, Vince Koppers; sisters-in-law, Irene Sowul and Cleo McKee; brother-in-law, Severin Haar.
Braylin Joseph Torti
Braylin Joseph Torti, child of Kandice M. Smith and Michael J. Torti, of Pocahontas, passed away Thursday, March 20, at Greenville Regional Hospital. A memorial service will be Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Family and friends will gather from 6:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Braylin is survived by his parents, his brother Mason Michael Torti age 2, maternal grandparents Tina Osborn and Danny Hill of South Roxanna, great grandmother Marcella Smith of Alton, paternal grandparents Stacey Torti and Curt Eversgerd of Pocahontas, and paternal great-grandparents Joyce and Jack Eversgerd of Jamestown, and Barbara and Tony Torti of Collinsville.
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