Obituaries

Mervin Shook

Mervin G. Shook, 91, of Centralia, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at his home. He was born on November 12, 1926 the son of Elmer and Minnie (Kruse) Shook in Centralia. He married Darline Thompson on February 26, 1954 in Flora, and she preceded him in death on September 4, 2013. Survivors

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Mary Angeline Kelley

Mary Angeline (Angie) Kelley, 75, passed away peacefully at her home in Portageville, Mo., on Monday, July 9, 2018. She was born in Vinita, Okla., on February 27, 1943, the only child of Arthur Monroe Hunt and Violet (Carpenter) Hunt, who both preceded her in death. Angie graduated from Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa,

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Helen Baim

Helen Baim, age 82, departed this life early Wednesday morning, May 23, 2018, at Bertrand Nursing Home in Bertrand, Mo. Helen was born February 10, 1936 in Bolo Township, Washington County, the daughter of Herman and Mary Baim. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark Evangelical and Reformed Church in Du Bois. Ms. Baim

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Cecelia Russell

Cecelia Ann Russell, 65, of Avon, Conn., formerly of Belleville, passed away at 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the University of Connecticut Hospital in Farmington, Conn. She was born on November 7, 1952, in St. Louis, the daughter of Robert and Irene Boehning Russell. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Adaline S. Moore

Mrs. Adaline S. Moore of Salem, departed this life at her residence in Salem, on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 10:33 A.M. She had attained the age of 101 years and 7 months. Adaline was born on December 1, 1916 in Ashley, the daughter of Abraham and Sarah Baldridge. She was united in marriage to

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John Lawrence Lathrop

John Lawrence Lathrop, formerly of Nashville, passed away Friday, June 29 at Mider Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee. John was the third child born March 15, 1949 to Harold and Ethel (McFeron) Lathrop. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three nephews and a brother-in-law. Left to mourn are his sister Carol Moeller of

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Donald Dean Hongsermeier

Donald Dean Hongsermeier, age 85, of Centralia, passed away at 5:01 P.M. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born on December 6, 1932 in Mattoon, the son of the late Fred and Alma (Stone) Hongsermeier. He married Lydia Belle Bryant on March 13, 1955 in Mount

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Ann Dildy

Ann Dildy was welcomed into heaven at sunrise on Thursday, June 21, 2018. There, she was greeted by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her daughter Dani Lea, and her father Delmar Davidson. Annie was completely devoted to family, showering her love abundantly on her three children – daughter Angela Michelle and sons David Christopher

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Gail Frances Rossi

Gail Frances Rossi, 66, of Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at her residence. She was born January 14, 1952, in Point Pleasant Beach, the daughter of Al and Eileen (Schaeffer) Rossi. Gail’s mother, Eileen Rossi, was born in Nashville and graduated from Nashville Community High School. She went to Washington D.C.

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Imogene Wiechert

Imogene Wiechert, 84, of DuQuoin, formerly of Steeleville, passed away at 5:24 pm, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Imogene was born in Addieville, on October 28, 1933, the daughter of Alfred and Ethel Newa Lehde. She married Willard W. Wiechert on June 2, 1956 at Addieville. He preceded her in death

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