Granite City Obituaries

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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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  • Friday Jan 16 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Mary Elizabeth Talley

    Mary Elizabeth Talley, 58, of Moro, Ill., born Dec. 5, 1956, in Madison, Ill., passed away at 9:14 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Moro, Ill. Mrs. Talley was a homemaker.

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  • Thursday Jan 8 | via Home 

    Margaret Varley Hindman - Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer ...

    Margaret Varley Hindman 90, of Kirksville passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Margaret was born October 22, 1924 in Granite City, IL the daughter of Charles and Olga Varley.

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  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Arnold E Gerdt

    Arnold E. Gerdt, 81, died at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his home in Godfrey. Born December 14, 1933 in Godfrey, he was the son of Arnold E. and Mamie Gerdt.

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  • Saturday Jan 3 | via Examiner.com 

    Martha Dixon, Mary Dickson die: Sisterly bond paused...

    After 90 years at each other's side through thick and thin, twin sisters from Illinois passed away within hours of each other on Christmas Day. Family members say Martha and Mary depended on each other and stayed in the same home until their deaths.

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  • Friday Jan 2 | via WGN-TV Chicago 

    90-year-old twin sisters die two hours apart on Chri...

    A pair of 90-year-old twin sisters from Granite City, Ill., passed away within about two hours of one another on Christmas Day. According to KTVI, Martha Dixson and Mary Dickson depended on each other and stayed in the same home until their deaths.

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  • Thursday Jan 1 | via Home 

    Chelmsford senior-facility fire victim identified

    Marion Guarino, 76, died Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston as a result of injuries she sustained in the fire, according to the district attorney's office. Guarino suffered severe burns from the one-alarm fire that occurred in her third-floor unit at Summer Place in Chelmsford Center shortly before 9 p.m. Monday.

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  • Thursday Jan 1 | via Carlsbad Current-Argus 

    Former Krispy Kreme vice president dies at 95

    Rudolph's brother, Vernon Rudolph, opened the first Krispy Kreme in North Carolina in the 1930s. The Tennessean reports the successful business expanded, and the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp. was incorporated in 1947.

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  • Wednesday Dec 31 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw 

    Thousands flip switches for 'Blue Light Week' to hon...

    An effort to show support for police officers has taken the country by storm. Hundreds of thousands of people are joining the first ever "Blue Light Week," which will be held Jan. 1 through Jan. 7. The campaign was created by a former Virginia policeman who wanted to start something positive for the law enforcement community, and many around The Valley are happy to participate.

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