area deaths

Leona Bathon

Leona L. Bathon, 85, of Pinckneyville, passed away at 11:16 A.M. Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Leona was a homemaker and had been a press operator at Decca Records for several years. She was a member of the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church at Todds Mill and the

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Nancy Dykstra

Nancy Lou Dykstra, 68, of rural Sandoval, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Nancy was born December 14, 1948 the daughter of Wilbert “Wib” and Mary Lou (Simonton) Steinkamp in Breese. She married David Brandt and they later divorced. She later married Van A. Dykstra on

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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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