Jerseyville Obituaries

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Walter E Pyle Sr

    Walter E. Pyle, Sr., 82, formerly of Wood River, passed away at 3:57am on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 28, 1932, in Vandalia, Illinois the son of the late George and Ethel Pyle.

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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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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Robert Laverne Watson

    Robert Laverne Watson, 90, formerly of Grafton, passed peacefully into the arms of God at 2:47 p.m., Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.He was born on Oct. 20, 1924 in Grafton, and was the son of the late Elmer E. & Clara Alice Watson.He attended and graduated from Grafton schools, and at the age of 17, enlisted in the U.S. Army serving during World War II.He married the love of his life, the former Marjorie Davis on March 2, 1946 in Jerseyville, and the two spent over 30 years vacationing on Lake Okeechobee in Florida, and were blessed with nearly 66 years of marriage before her death on Feb. 23, 2012.He was employed out the Alton Laborers Local #218 for many years, and also assisted his wife in the operation of the Don-Ron Trailer Court.Surviving are a daughter, Donna Box of Grafton; a son & daughter in law, Ron & Vickie Watson of Godfrey; a ... (more)

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  • Monday Jan 12 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    James Russell Howell

    James Russell Howell, 78, died at 1:30 a.m., Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Jefferson Barracks Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. He was born in St. Charles, Mo.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Lawrence Junior Ontis

    NUTWOOD Lawrence Junior Ontis, 88, died peacefully at 10:13 a.m., Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville after a brief period of declining health. He was born in Nutwood on July 24, 1926, and was the son of the late Larry and Clara Ontis.

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  • Monday Jan 5 | via Pike Press 

    Jerry L. Scoggins | 60 | Grafton

    Jerry L. Scoggins, 60, Grafton, died Friday, Jan. 2 in his home. Visitation was Monday, Jan. 5, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services were conducted Tuesday.

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  • Wednesday Dec 31 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Evans Joseph Hughes

    Evans Joseph Hughes, 61, husband of Margie, died at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at his home in Kane, surrounded by his loving family under the care of Blessing Hospice. Per his wishes, cremation rights will be accorded.

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  • Tuesday Dec 30 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Cheryl A Randall

    Cheryl was employed at American Water for 10 + years in the special accounts department, retiring in July of 2012. She was a member of College Ave Presbyterian Church in Alton.

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  • Monday Dec 29 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Vivian W Kadell

    Vivian W. Kadell, 86, died at 7:35 a.m, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at the home of her daughter in Jerseyville.She was born in Fidelity Township, Jersey County, Il. on Oct. 3, 1928, one of six children born to the late Fred & Verna Marshall.For many years Vivian was a sales clerk at Bertmans Clothing in Jerseyville, and during her 30 years there she was very proud of the lasting friendships that she made along the way.

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  • Dec 26, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Cletus James Sidwell

    Cletus James Sidwell, 86, of Jerseyville, died at 9:10 a.m. at the home of his son, Dr. Stanley Sidwell, Godfrey, IL. He was born September 15, 1928 in Nebo, IL, the first child of the late Edgar and Emma Sidwell.

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  • Dec 26, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Vincent Henry Schroeder

    He was born on September 14, 1924, in Jersey County, the son of the late Henry and Mary Schroeder. After graduating from Jersey Community High School, he began farming with his father.

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  • Dec 26, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    George Washington White

    OCCUPATION: Retired after 40 years as a body shop worker, 25 of those years at Jersey County Motors, and 15 years at Sunderland Motor Company both in Jerseyville.

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  • Dec 24, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Helen L Stevens

    Helen L. Stevens, 94, of Wood River, IL, died at 7:57 a.m. Tues. Dec. 23, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River.

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  • Dec 22, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Dawanna Renee Dawn Dilks

    Dawanna Renee "Dawn" Dilks, 46, died unexpectedly at 7:31 p.m., Friday, December 19, 2014, in the emergency room at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. She graduated in 1986 from Jersey Community High School, and used her caring nature for people as a CNA at Alton Memorial Hospital, and various nursing homes in the Jerseyville area, with Willow Rose being her last place of employment.

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  • Dec 19, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Steve F Warnhoff

    Steve F. Warnhoff, 54, died at 5:00 a.m., on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at his residence under the loving care of his famly after a long battle with cancer.Steve was born in St. Louis, Mo., on July 31, 1960, one of seven children born to James & Annie Warnhoff.A member of the Jersey Community High School Class of 1978, Steve was a talented carpenter, operating his own construction company for many years, and used his talents and his kind heart to assist many family and friends with his skills. He was instrumental in the construction of many area homes, many of those in his hometown of Grafton.

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