Obituaries

Frances Boruff

Frances Boruff Mrs. Frances L. Boruff of Okawville, departed this life surrounded by her family at her home on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 9 P.M. following a courageous battle against cancer. She had attained the age of 81 years, 11 months and 10 days. Frances was born in Joy, on January 27, 1936 the

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Arthur F. Quirin

Arthur F. Quirin Arthur F. Quirin, 81, of Nashville, passed away at 9:05 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. He was born on October 14, 1936 in rural Mascoutah, the son of Leroy and Irene Petrie Quirin. He married Betty Luedloff on October 28, 1961 in Clayton, Mo., and

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Esther B. Palek

Esther B. Palek Mrs. Esther B. Palek of Nashville, departed this life at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 12:23 A.M. She had attained the age of 89 years and 22 days. Esther was born on December 10, 1928 in Okawville, the daughter of Harry and Emma

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Susan W. Kujawa

Susan W. Kujawa Susan W. Kujawa of Fairview Heights, entered rest at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, on December 28, 2017. Born on September 26, 1938, she was the daughter of Ed and Hulda (Ibendahl) Sterns. She was united in marriage to Walter S. Kujawa on August 25, 1962. She was a homemaker and employed at

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Lester D. Newman

Mr. Lester D. Newman of Okawville, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:20 PM.  He had attained the age of 81 years, 1 month and 17 days. Mr. Newman was born on November 1, 1936 in Richview, the son of Vernon and Elsie (nee

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Joe G. Wilson

Joe G. Wilson of New Minden, passed from this life on December 10, 2017 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Nashville. He was preceded in death by his wife Carol L. Wilson. Joe was born in Corning, Ark., and per his request, he was taken home to be interred with his family. Surviving are seven

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Patricia Ann Rick

Patricia Ann Rick Patricia Ann “Pat” Rick, nee Pokojski, age 55 of Waterloo, passed away peacefully at 2:44 PM on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Barnes Hospital in St Louis, surrounded by her devastated family. She had fought an exhausting battle with cancer that could not rob her of her beautiful smile or crush her

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Sister Martin (Irene) Ksycki

Sister Martin (Irene) Ksycki OLVM, 93, of DuBois, passed away December 11, 2017 at Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters Motherhouse in Huntington, Ind. Sister Martin was born November 12, 1924 in DuBois, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Polczynski) Ksycki. Sister Martin graduated from St. Charles Grade School in 1937 in DuBois, and Ashley

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Lucille Moeller

Lucille Lillian Augusta Moeller 87 of Richview, passed away at 11:16 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was born on July 18, 1930 in Plum Hill, the daughter of JoAnna Niemeier. She married Elroy Moeller on December 31, 1948 in Paducah, KY and he passed away on

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Barbara A. Schuessler

Mrs. Barbara A. Schuessler of Nashville, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:36 P.M. She had attained the age of 77 years, 10 months and 19 days. Barbara was born on January 22, 1940 at Collinsville, the daughter of Buck and Mary Ann (nee

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