Obituaries

Sylvia Czapla

Sylvia F. Czapla, (nee Polaske) died peacefully on April 3, 2017. Sylvia was the beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Czapla; loving mother of Kim (Harrell) Duff, Mary (Robert Layton) Czapla and Steven (Patricia Johnson) Czapla;  devoted grandmother to Jessica (Kevin) Webster and Christina (Todd) Smick and Babu to great-grandchildren Trevor and Holly; loving

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Clarence Howard

Mr. Clarence C. “Sonny” Howard of Evansville, previously of McLeansboro, departed this life at Deaconess Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville, on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 2:42 A.M.  He had attained the age of 71 years and 13 days. Mr. Howard was born on March 18, 1946 at Centralia, the son of Floyd A. and

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Joseph Novack

Joseph  W.  Novack, 96, of Nashville, formerly of Cahokia, born December 29, 1920, in East St. Louis, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Friendship Manor in Nashville. Joe was retired from Fairmont Park Race Track. Along with his brother, he was the former owner/operator of Joe and Ted’s Tavern in East St. Louis.  He was

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Hon. Francis E. Maxwell

The Honorable Francis Edgar Maxwell, retired Judge 20th Judicial Circuit, Nashville, died March 21, 2017. Francis Edgar Maxwell (known to many of his friends as Max) was born on Nov 7, 1923, in Hoyleton, to Ruth Edgar Maxwell and Joseph Daniel Maxwell, who was then teaching school in Hoyleton. Francis moved to Nashville after his

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Leonard Chwarczinski

Leonard Chwarczinski, 65, of Christopher passed away on Saturday March 25, 2017 at 11:05 AM at the Herrin Hospital. Leonard was born on November 2, 1951 in Christopher, to Joseph and Anna (Krolikowski) Chwarczinski. He is survived by his children George and Julie Chwarczinski of St Louis, Mo, Joseph and Jeanine Chwarczinski of Boonville, Ind.,

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Paula Cornelius

Mrs. Paula Sue Cornelius of Nashville, departed this life at the SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:55 P.M. She had attained the age of 59 years, 11 months and 13 days. Paula was born on April 13, 1957 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Paul G. and

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Cornelia “Connie” Huge

Cornelia P. “Connie” Huge, 81, of Hoyleton, passed away at 7:24p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born on December 22, 1935 in Okawville, the daughter of Arthur and Pearl Hoffman Weihe. She married Alfred Huge on October 17, 1954 at Trinity Lutheran Church in

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Mary Chapman

Mary L. Chapman, 75, of Nashville, passed away at 7:02 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville. She was born on January 11, 1942 in Wewoka, Okla., the daughter of Claude and Mavis Smart Treat. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister; Arlene Treat. Left

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Allen Schmale

Allen L. Schmale, 84, of Nashville, passed away at 6:35 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.     He was born on February 12, 1933 in Addieville, the son of Arnold and Leona Becker Schmale. He married Lorraine M. Loyet on July 19, 1952 in St. Louis

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Gary Shaw

Mr. Gary “Skip” Shaw of Okawville, departed this life in the Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle, on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:35 A.M. He had attained the age of 79 years, 11 months and 10 days. Gary was born in St. Louis, Mo. on April 14, 1937 the son of Forrest and Anna Mae

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