Cody E. Northington

Posted July 23, 2014 at 7:06 pm

Cody E.


Cody E. Northington, 24, of Hoyleton passed away at 3:31 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the scene of an automobile accident on State Route 177 near Addieville. He was born on January 18, 1990 in Amory, Miss., the son of Frankie and Lisa McKnight Northington. He was preceded in death by his step father Roy Illert and his paternal great-grandparents.

Left to mourn his passing is his mother, Lisa Illert of Hoyleton; a brother, Brett Illert of Hoyleton; grandparents, Fred and Janet McKnight of New Minden, Roy and Jean Illert of Dupo; great-grandparents, Joseph “OJ” and Allie Mae McKnight of East Carondolet; fiancee Ashley Wuebbels of Hoyleton; an uncle,

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    Catherine E. Kasten

    Catherine Ella Kasten, 87, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home with her family by her side.

    She was born October 21, 1926 in Alton, the daughter of John and Ella (Newman) Droste.

    Catherine married Kenneth Lee Kasten on June 12, 1948 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, and he preceded her in death on January 5, 2005.

    She was the nursing supervisor

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    Larry W.


    Larry W. Woodside, 68, of Beaucoup passed away at 7:27 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 on Liberty Church road near Ashley at the scene of an automobile accident. He was born on February 20, 1946 in Oneida, the son of Norman and Imogene Ross Woodside. He married Connie Malick on June 29, 2004, in Pinckneyville and she survives in Beaucoup. Also left

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    Michael J. Matecki

    Michael Joseph Matecki, 71, of Gilroy, Calif., passed away July 15, 2014.

    He was born in Nashville on September 20, 1942 to parents John and Corneila (Stern) Matecki. He graduated from Nashville Community High School, served in the US Air Force for four years and received an AA Degree in Quality Assurance from De Anza Community College.

    Mike worked over 36 years in the aerospace industry at Loral Space Systems, and was the senior quality control manager on the GOES Weather Satellites that provide many

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    Gerald J. ‘Jerry’ Matecki

    Gerald J. “Jerry” Matecki died Monday, July 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Sharon Matecki (nee Pulley); loving father of Gina (Steven) Van Sickle and Michelle Foti; dear grandfather of Nathan, Aidan, and Cooper Van Sickle, Corey Matecki, Meghan and Justin Foti; dear brother of Connie (John) Dressler and the late Michael Matecki; dear uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and friend.

    Mr. Matecki was a member of VFW Post 2593, and St. Louis Police Officers Association. After retiring as a St. Louis City

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    Barbara H. Dreas

    Mrs. Barbara Dreas of Centralia, formerly of Nashville, departed this life in the Centralia Manor at Centralia on Monday, July 14, 2014. She had attained the age of 90 years, ten months and 23 days.

    Barbara was born in DuBois on August 22, 1923, the daughter of Joseph and Sophia (nee Revolinski) Stelmazewski. She was united in marriage to Albert Dreas on October 16, 1948 in the St. Barbara Catholic Church in Scheller, and he preceded her in death on June 2, 2013.

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    J. Coy

    Dr. Thomas J. Coy of Nashville departed this life at his home surrounded by his family after a 12 year battle with cancer, on Thursday July 10, 2014 at 10:08 p.m. He had attained the age of 77 years, six months, and 11 days.

    Dr. Coy was born in Keytesville, Mo., on December

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    Doyle F. Cohlmeyer

    Mr. Doyle F. Cohlmeyer of Nashville departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. He had attained the age of 79 years, one month and four days.

    Mr. Cohlmeyer was born on May 31, 1935 in Beaucoup Township, the son of Ralph and Ovela (Roby) Cohlmeyer. He was confirmed at the Grace United Methodist Church in Nashville and was a graduate of Nashville Community High School in 1953. Doyle was united

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    Dolores E. ‘Blondie’ Lamczyk

    Dolores Elaine “Blondie” Lamczyk, 79, of Du Bois, passed away at 12:27 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

    Dolores and her husband Sylvester ran the Blue Moon Tavern at Ashley from 1956 to 1960. They then ran the White House Tavern in Du Bois from 1961 to 2002. Dolores was also a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois and the Du Bois Catholic Daughters.

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    Dorothy M. Konkel

    Dorothy Marie Konkel, 90, of Nashville, passed away at 8:45 a.m., Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Friendship Manor in Nashville.

    Dorothy was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in Du Bois and the Du Bois Catholic Daughters.

    She was born January 21, 1924 in Bolo Township, Washington County, the daughter of Walter and Cecelia (Zelasko) Szabelski.

    She married

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