Alton Obituaries

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  • Monday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Esther Ruth Bott

    Esther Ruth Bott, 86, went home to be with the Lord at 1:14 am on Monday September 29, 2014 at Blu Fountain Manor with her family by her side. She married William "Bill" Bott on June 16, 1950, he survives.

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    Geraldean Kaye Farris

    Geraldean Kaye Farris, 70, died at 1:07 p.m., Thursday, September 25, 2014, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton from complications of lung cancer. She was born in Jerseyville on Feb. 29, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Harry Leroy and Helen Louise Kelley Sr. A caregiver at heart, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, but also gave of her caring nature at Illinois Valley Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville, where she served as a bus driver, lovingly interacting with their clients.

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  • Monday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Donald R Treise

    Donald R. Treise, age 61, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 1, 1953, in Osh Kosh, WI, the son of the late Robert Henry and June Irene Treise.

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  • Monday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Deliah Lila E Sunderland

    She married Lee Alan Ford in Alton, he passed away April of 1959. She then married Levi Sunderland in Alton, he passed away January 1980.

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    Julie Ann Tuck

    Julie Ann Tuck, 41, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 20, 1973 in Alton, she was a daughter of Denise "Niecy" Hinkle of Wood River and Butch Farrow of West Alton, Mo.

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  • Monday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Nancy Lee Finch

    She married Lester "Gene" Finch on July 28, 1961 in Alton at the 12 Street Presbyterian Church, and he survives. Nancy served her country in the U.S. Navy from1959 to 1961.

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  • Sunday Sep 28 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Dorothy Renee Malone

    Born on December 20, 1956 in Alton, she was the daughter of Mary Malone of Wood River and the late Anthony Malone, Sr. Dorothy was a 1975 graduate of East Alton Wood River High School, and later was elected to the district's school board, serving as secretary for 13 years. She had been a volunteer for Boy Scout Troop #101 for 14 years; attended Enjoy Church in Alton; was an avid BUNCO player; and was known for her great food.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online 

    Police Shooting MissouriFri, 26 Sep 2014 23:40:00 EDT

    President Barack Obama meets with Attorney General Eric Holder in August regarding the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Holder is resigning after serving as head of the Justice Department for six years.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Rose Marie Abner Westphal

    Rose Marie Abner Westphal 86, entered into eternal peace on Friday, September 26, 2014, in Alton, IL.Rose was born on April 23, 1928 in East Chicago, Indiana, the daughter of the late Robert and Salome Lax. She graduated with a Master's in Education from SIU Edwardsville.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Bill R Dodd

    "Bill" R. Dodd, 67, passed away at 12:40 am Friday, September 26, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, with his family by his side. He was born in Alton, IL on July 20, 1947 the son of the late Charles and Rosalie Dodd.

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  • Friday Sep 26 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Verna A Hoffman

    Verna A. Hoffman, 96, died at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab. Born July 16, 1918 in Godfrey, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Clara Hoffman.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Paul Raymond Barker

    Paul Raymond Barker, 77, of Roxana, IL, died at 7:00 p.m. Wed. Sept. 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Christopher John Gallup

    Christopher John Gallup, 31, beloved son, brother, nephew, and cousin left us on Saturday morning, September 20, 2014. A kindhearted loving soul who will be truly missed by many.

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  • Thursday Sep 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Gerald D Jerry Dorris

    Gerald D. "Jerry" Dorris, 75, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Born September 25, 1938 in Alton, he was the son of Cloyd Dorris and Roberta Henry.

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  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Eileen Elizabeth Todaro Brooks

    Eileen Elizabeth Todaro Brooks, age 87, of Alton, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Eunice-Smith Home in Alton.She was born May 30, 1927, in Greene County, IL, the daughter of George and Bevy Baker. She married Joseph Todaro in 1946, and he preceded her in death in 1974.

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  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Jennifer Alayne Polk

    Jennifer received her Bachelor's in Journalism from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and served as a reporter for several newspapers in rural Illinois. After relocating to Alton, IL, she worked with the Alton School District as a Teacher's Aide for many years.

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  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Helen V Black

    Helen V. Black, 91, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, September 22, 2014 at her home in Dorsey. Born November 10, 1922 in Gainesville, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Jack and Mina Freeman.

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  • Tuesday Sep 23 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Evelyn AbelMcCormick

    Evelyn Abel-McCormick, 79, went to be with the lord on Wednesday September 17, 2014, surrounded by family. She was loved by many.

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  • Monday Sep 22 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Eleanor Esther Kohlmiller

    Eleanor Esther Kohlmiller, 84, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born in wood River on January 18, 1930, the daughter of Leonard W. and Eleanora Esther Kohlmiller.

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  • Monday Sep 22 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Elsie I Westbrook

    Elsie I. Westbrook 81, formerly of East Alton, passed away at 4:55 a.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River. Surviving are two daughters, Marcia Giberson of East Alton and Edna Williams of Lakeland, Fla.; four sons, Jim Sheets of Cynthiana, Ind., Jackie Sheets of Fort Worth, Tex., John Sheets of Prairie Village, Kan., and Joe Sheets of East Alton; 11 grandchildren, Michelle, Andy, Kimmy, Jesse, Jennifer, Jesse, Taylor, John, Courtney, Jason and Shawn; and 14 great grandchildren.

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