Obituaries

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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Vernon Patrick Henry

Vernon Patrick ‘Pat’ Henry, of Lindenhurst, went to join his wife Bette in heaven on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Pat was born on January 15, 1925 in Rochelle. He was the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude (nee Nealis) Henry. He served in World War II rising to the rank of First Lieutenant in

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Clarence Bourbon

Mr. Clarence Bourbon of Okawville, departed this life in the Friendship Manor Health Care Center in Nashville, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:36 P.M. He had attained the age of 83 years, 1 month and 23 days. Clarence was born in Cadet, Mo. on January 29, 1934 the son of Raymond and Margaret (nee

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Orville Wacker

Orville Edwin Wacker, 82, of Richview, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on June 9, 1934 in Richview, the son of Julius and Laura R. (Hake) Wacker. He married Ruth McWorthy in August of 1958 in St. Louis, she preceded him in

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Philip Eugene Orr

Philip Eugene Orr was born September 2, 1949, in Olney, Illinois, the son of James L. and Emma C. Orr of Grayville. He died on February 26, 2017, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Philip is survived by siblings Nancy (Michael) Adams of Killeen, Texas; Mary (Jeff) Weber of Manteno, Illinois; Robert (Pam)

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Grace Koch

Grace F. Koch, 85, of Nashville, passed away at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville. She was born on December 26, 1931, in Addieville, the daughter of Alvin and Frieda Prueshner Hemminghaus. She married Robert A. Koch on September 16, 1956 in Addieville and he passed away

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Charles B. Buss

Mr. Charles B. Buss of Okawville, departed this life in the Bria Healthcare and Rehab Center in Belleville, IL on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 2:15 A.M. He had attained the age of 82 years, 6 months and 24 days. Charles was born in Belleville on August 13, 1934 the son of Charles J. and

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