Joe Antkowiak

Posted October 27, 2016 at 4:56 pm

Mr. Joe Antkowiak of Nashville, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:25 P.M. He had attained the age of 101 years, 7 months and 20 days.

Mr. Antkowiak was born on March 4, 1915 at Washington County, the son of Steve and Marianne (Dubala) Antkowiak.

Joe was a grave opener for Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo., for many years until his retirement. Joe was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, and he enjoyed pinochle, gardening and fishing.

Left to mourn his passing are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

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    Paige Alexandria Buxton

    Paige Alexandria Buxton, 20, passed away on October 16, 2016, in her home in Calabasas, Calif. Paige was born in Mattoon, to Heather (Yarbrough) Buxton, and Sam Buxton, on November 13, 1995. She is survived by her parents, two sisters, Samantha and Ashleigh, and a brother, Colby.

    A celebration of Life visitation is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., service at 2:00 p.m., with reception to follow at Salisbry Church, 2350 Madison Ave., Charleston, on November 12.

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    Community Calendar – October 26, 2016

    Community Calendar


    Thursday, October 27

    Farmer’s Market, Around The Courthouse, 7-11 a.m.

    Republican Candidate Meet-And-Greet, Kretzer’s in Hoyleton, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

    Friday, October 28

    Trick-Or-Treating: Hoyleton, 6 to 8 p.m., Richview, 6-8 p.m.

    Brush Day, Nashville, all brush

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    Eugene H. “Gene” Bergkoetter

    Eugene H. “Gene” Bergkoetter

    Eugene Henry “Gene” Bergkoetter, 73, of South Roxana, born Sept. 2, 1943 in Johannesburg Township, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 at Washington County Extended Care in Nashville.

    Gene worked at the former Excelsior Foundry in Belleville for many years. He was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Granite City; and the Wood River Loyal Order of

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    Bernard John Schubert

    Mr. Bernard John Schubert of Pinckneyville, departed this life on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:25 a.m. at home surrounded by his family.  He had attained the age of 94 years, 3 months and 5 days. 

    Mr. Schubert was born on the family farm in rural Tamaroa, the oldest son of John Albert Schubert and Catherine (Bathon) Schubert.  He married Catherine (Liszewski) Schubert on May 19, 1945, St Francis

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    Virginia F. Dublo

    Virginia F. Dublo, 96 of Warrenton, Mo., formally of Spanish Lake. Fortified with the holy sacraments of the Holy Mother Church. Virginia was born on May 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Mo., to the late August Nikrant and Josephine Nikrant nee Prusacki.

    She is survived by one sister, Dorothy Fronczak; nieces, Janet Webb, Constance Pritchett, Deborah Lee, Diane Grimes and Denise Abbott; and nephews, Donald Fronczak and David Fronczak. She was also beloved great aunt, great-great aunt, cousin and friend.

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    Mr. Gregory Eugene Brooks

    Gregory Eugene Brooks, age 68, of Nashville, passed away at 7:25 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.

    He was born on November 2, 1947 in Granite City, the son of Jack Darrell and Florence May (Arnold) Brooks. He married Sandra Kay (Anderson) Cooper on May 1, 1971 in Elmwood, Indiana and they later divorced.

    Left to mourn his passing are

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    Norma Slone

    Norma Jean Slone, 78 of Hoyleton, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Doctors Health and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. She was born on October 26, 1937 in East St. Louis, the daughter of Van and Rosann Brackett Avett. She married Narvel Slone on March 1, 1958 in East St. Louis and he survives. Besides her husband of 58 years, she is survived by a daughter; Penny (Sean) Slone-Lewis of Pasadena, Texas and several nieces and

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    Brylee Jane Mangrum

    Brylee Jane


    Brylee Jane Mangrum, precious little angel of Ali (Boczek) and Austin Mangrum passed away at 4:08 p.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016 in St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

    Brylee was born October 7, 2016 in St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

    Jesus said, “Let the little children come unto me and

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    Aaron Dean Haege

    Mr. Aaron Dean Haege of Nashville, departed this life at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 7:57 PM. He had attained the age of 59 years, 9 months and 1 day.

    Mr. Haege was born on January 15, 1957 at Centralia, the son of Dean and Mary Louise (Dueker) Haege. He was united in marriage to Sharon Faye Brammeier on April 11, 1980 in Okawville,

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    Elsie Irene Schubach

    Elsie Irene Schubach, 96, of Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Ashley, departed this life on Saturday, September 10, 2016

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