Alton Obituaries

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    John R Erler

    John R. Erler, 79, passed away at 5:29pm, December 16th in Edwardsville, IL. He was born in South Bend, IN on June 26, 1935, the son of the late John R. and Esther Erler.He married Barbara Dawson on September 5, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN.John received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1958 and a MBA from Washington University in 1965.John was an engineer for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for 40 years and was a past president of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers.He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Greg Erler of Alton, IL and David Erler of Boston, MA; four grandchildren, Charlie, CeCe, Christopher, and Matthew Erler; one brother, Paul Erler of Kalispell, MT; three sisters, Betty Jantzen of Indianapolis, IN, Mary Ann Ziemann of Cedarberg, WI, and Doris Rittman of St. Louis, MO.John was a member of Chapel of the Cross Lutheran ... (more)

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    Theresa Ann Wilson

    Theresa Ann Wilson, 56, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Alton Rehab & Nursing Center. Theresa loved life and was very outgoing.

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    Doris M Roady

    Doris M. Roady, 86, died at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton with her family present. Born May 18, 1928 in Alton, she was the daughter of Charles H. and Ruby E. Scates.

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    Edna Irene Hardy Gardner

    Edna Irene Gardner, 77, died at 4:41 p.m., Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.She was born on Jan. 23, 1937, and was the daughter of the late Franklin & Ella Opal Hardy Sr.Edna was employed at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton for many many years retiring in 1990.She married Raymond Gardner and they shared many years together before his death on Jan. 27, 1987.Surviving are her son & daughter in law, Steven & Tammy Gardner of Naples, Fl.; two granddaughters, Lindsey Gardner of Waco, Texas and Kelsey Gardner of Clearwater, Fl.; and two sisters, Myrtle Gentry of Brighton and Linda Buck of Jerseyville.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Franklin Hardy Jr., William Hardy, Gifford Eugene Hardy; and three sisters, Shirley Meyers, Marie Forsythe and Roberta Stone.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Crawford ... (more)

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    Janis Jo Ritter

    Janis Jo Ritter, 64, died at 4:44 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.She was born in Carrollton on Dec. 7, 1950, and was the oldest of eight children born to John Barry & Virginia Rose Ritter of Jerseyville.Janis grew up in Jerseyville and graduated in 1968 from Jersey Community High School. She had been employed as a dispatcher for J.B. Hunt, and was currently the service manager at Jersey County Motors in Jerseyville.She married Leonard P. Richey on Sept.

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    Mary K. Federle

    Mary K. Federle, 86, of Cape Coral, FL died on December 2, 2014 at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral. She was born on December 26, 1927 in Columbus, KY, a daughter of Eddie and Etta May Frizzell.

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    William Bill J McClintock

    William "Bill" J. McClintock, 59, passed away at 11:29 pm Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy.

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    Trudy Celine Stilwell

    Trudy Celine Stilwell, 69, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her niece's home while under the care of BJC Hospice. Trudy graduated from SIUE with a bachelor's degree and was a P.E. Teacher with the Edwardsville High School.

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    Alma Leona Welling

    Alma Leona Welling, 99, passed away at 10:35 am on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Rosewood Care Center in Alton, IL. She worked at Olins for of 36 years as a machine operator, she was a member of Zion Presbyterian Church in Fosterburg.

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    Deloris E McNelly Hartman

    GodfreyDeloris E. Hartman, age 86, of Godfrey, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.She was born July 19, 1928, in Alton, the daughter of Plinnie and Alma McNelly. She married Robert Hartman on June 6, 1974 in Bethalto, and he survives.Deloris was a longtime member of the Wood River Moose Lodge.

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    Lucile B Hagen

    Lucile B. Hagen, 91, of Grafton died at 8:15 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 26, 1923 in Grafton, the Daughter of the late Michael and Catherine Mary Hagen.

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    Antoinette Margaret Darr

    Antoinette Margaret Darr, 94, died at 6:57 am Sunday December 14, 2014. Born May 5, 1920 in Alton, Il, she was the daughter of Dominic and Anna Campagna.

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    Catherine M GroundsWeber

    Catherine M. Grounds-Weber, 28, passed away in her sleep in her grandmother's home in Godfrey at 8:13 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014. Born June 20, 1986 in Alton, she was the daughter of Teresa Grounds of East Alton.

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    Iona M Rothe

    Iona M. Rothe, 94, of Roxana, IL, died at 1:07 a.m. Mon. Dec. 15, 2014 at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton, IL.

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    Berniece V Robertson Hooper

    Berniece V. Robertson Hooper, 98, formerly of East Alton, IL died at 3:50 a.m. Mon. Dec. 15, 2014 at Stearns Nursing & Rehab in Granite City, IL Berniece had been the owner of the Unique Caf in Edwardsville, IL.

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    Richard Ricky Glen Forsythe

    Richard "Ricky" Glen Forsythe, 45, of Meadowbrook, IL, died at 9:45 p.m. Sat. Dec. 13, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River, IL.

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    Karen L Signorino

    Karen L. Signorino, 66, of East Alton, IL, died at 2:50 p.m. Thurs. Dec. 11, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

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    Lorine M Smith

    She married James A. Smith of Bunker Hill on November 23, 1947 at the United Methodist Church in Bunker Hill. Lorine lived most of her life in the Bunker Hill and Dorsey area.

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    Junior V Self

    Junior V. Self, 81, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River. Survivors include a son, Jimmy Self of Mitchell, Ill.; 4 grandchildren, Ciera, Blake and Kayla Self and Matthew Groves; a brother, James B. Self of Greenfield, Ill.; two sisters, Lois Michaels of Maryland and Brenda Lawrence of Alton; a special niece and caregiver, Tammy Clendenny of Cottage Hills; and a longtime caregiver and friend, Sidney "Snappy" Rice of Alton; and several additional nieces and nephews.

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    Nancy Ann Gerdt

    Nancy Ann Gerdt, 76, died at 2:05 a.m. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Born June 9, 1938 in Alton, she was the daughter of Perry and Lillie Campbell.

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