Alton Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Alton, IL

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  • 10 hrs ago | via Tecumseh Countywide News 

    Gladys M. (Deatherage) Karlas

    Gladys M. Karlas, 85, of Wood River, Illinois, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center of Alton after a brief illness. She was born Oct. 19, 1929, in Drumright, OK, the daughter of George B. and Lucy B. Deatherage.

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  • Wednesday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Gaylord D Lee

    Gaylord D. Lee, at age 61, received eternal peace January 23, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital with his family at his side following a lengthy illness. Gaylord was born June 6, 1953 to the late Dollie Beatrice Dupree and Thomas W. Dupree in Alton, Illinois.

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  • Wednesday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Kenneth H Wickenhauser

    He was born in Alton, IL on March 5, 1928, the son of the late Herbert and Doris Wickenhauser. Ken attended St. Mary's grade school in Alton, Christian Brothers Military Academy in St. Louis, and St. Louis University in St. Louis.

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  • Tuesday Jan 27 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Albert Myron Batchelor

    Albert Myron Batchelor, 90, passed away at 9:22 am, Monday, January 26, 2015 in Alton with family at his side. He was born in Alton, IL on February 5, 1924, the son of the late Claude and Matilda Batchelor.

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  • Monday Jan 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    T Willie Walker

    Dateline: Alton T. Willie Walker, at the age of 83 transitioned from this world and received eternal peace at 3:14 a.m. at Christian North East Hospital. Mr. T. Willie Walker was born December 22, 1931 to the union of the late Richard and Sara Walker in Jackson, Tennessee.

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  • Monday Jan 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Barbara K Butler

    Barbara K. Butler passed away at 5:50 am Saturday January 24, 2015 at Bethalto Care Center. She was born October 18, 1934 the daughter of Harry Antrobus and Kathleen Herrin.

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  • Monday Jan 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Betty Lu Johnston Hayes

    Betty Lu Hayes, died at 6:08 p.m. Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home under the care of BJC Hospice. Born April 30, 1927 in Alton, she was the daughter of Allan and Lu Lu Johnston.

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  • Sunday Jan 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Alice Laverne VonBergen

    Alice is survived by four daughters, Sharon Massalone of East Alton, Marion Allen of Alton, Linda VonBergen of Rosewood Heights, and Dawn Abner of Rosewood Heights; seven sons and their spouses, Lester and Anne Maxeiner of Ellelle, HI, William and Deb Maxeiner of Grotin CT, Earl Maxeiner of Alton, Henry and Regina Maxeiner of Bethalto, James and Rachael VonBergen of Bethalto, Gary VonBergen of Bethalto, and Randy and Cindy VonBergen of Cottage Hills; twenty-six grandchildren; thirty-three great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Clara Ann Criveau, Joan Mae Maxeiner, and Marilyn Johnson; and three brothers, Floyd Cory, John Cory, William Cory.

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  • Saturday Jan 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Vicky Crane Aikin

    Surviving also are a daughter, Danielle Zimmerman of Cottage Hills; two sons, Christopher Greer of East Alton, Joshua Crane of Alton; nine grandchildren, Mason, Gabriel and Anaiyah Greer, Hayden, Logan and Camden Zimmerman, Paxton Metz, Payton Crane and an expected new arrival, Nevaeh Greer; two brothers, Travis Lewis of O'Fallon, MO, Jerry Lewis of Staunton; a sister, Anita Garcia of Kentucky; numerous nieces and nephews.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Bonnie Terrell Mehilos

    Bonnie Terrell Mehilos, 93, died at 11:35 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Born April 1, 1921 in Barlow, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Clyde and Leona Keeran.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Betty L Sowders

    Our world has become a darker place with the passing of our beautiful mother Betty L. Sowders, who died on Monday January 19, 2015. She was born on April 5, 1936 in East Alton, the sixth of nine children born to Leto and Tillie Iberg.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Dorothy Rehmstedt

    Dorothy Rehmstedt, 95, of Wood River, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Bethalto Care Center. She was born May 2, 1919 in Wood River to Charles and Frances Zupan.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Linda J Ponder

    Linda J. Ponder, 66, of Bethalto, Ill., born May 22, 1948, in Granite City, Ill., died Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Ill. Linda worked at American Steel for 20 years until her retirement in 2010.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Randolph Scott Card

    Randolph Scott Card, 57, passed away January 20, 2015 at Robins Manor Nursing Home in Brighton, IL.He was born on July 24, 1957 in Wood River TWP, the son of Robert and Cora Ann Huff.Randy was employed as a truck driver for many years.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Gladys M Deatherage Karlas

    Gladys M. Karlas, 85, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 16, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton after a brief illness. At age 15, she left home to get a job and help support her mother and younger siblings as they fell on hard times.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Stephen Richnak

    Stephen Richnak, 64, died at 2:05 a.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at his home in Godfrey. Born November 19, 1950 in Dubuque, IA, he was the son of Paul and Inez Richnak.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Mary L Bunny Cousins Hanei Miller

    Mary L. "Bunny" Cousins Hanei Miller, 82, passed away at 2:43 a.m. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Christian Hospital NE after a long and courageous battle with chronic illness. She was born May 28, 1932 in Alton, IL the daughter of the late Clarence and Lillian Cousins.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Mary Jane Foster

    Surviving also are a son Doug Foster of Meadowbrook; four grandchildren, Jamie Foster, Mike Foster, Allie Foster, Elizabeth Field; three great grandchildren, Joseph Foster, Ryan and Jabe Richey; two brothers, John Harrop Of Meadowbrook, Ron Harrop of East Alton; four sisters, Hazel Harris of Lebanon, Dorris Radliff of Godfrey, Janet Cato of Meadowbrook, Linda James of Marble Hill, MO; nieces and nephews.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Myrtle L Gentry

    Myrtle L. Gentry, 84, went to meet her Lord and Savior at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at St. Clare's in Alton. She was born October 9, 1930 in Tilden, IL the daughter of the late Frank and Ella Hardy.

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Glenn D Roberson

    Glenn D. Roberson, 62, died at 6:41 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Jefferson Barracks Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Born February 18, 1952 in Harrisburg, IL, he was the son of William Roberson of Godfrey and the late Dorothy Roberson.

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