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  1. Paul MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... survived by his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marty & Vicki Myers of Bethalto and Brad & Sherry Myers of Wood River; eight grand children and their spouses, Jeremy & Jessica Myers, Jared & Kristen Myers, Jason & Lindsay Myers, Courtney Myers, ...

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  2. Mary Kevin RoeschRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    She is survived by a daughter, Cellie Booten of Wood River; four grandchildren, Aaron Bevins, Talon, Ciara and Zachery Booten; four great grandhildren, Lotus Meyer, Emalyn Booten, Conner Bevins and Jocelyn Robinson; brother, Bill Sehlmeyer; sister, Sheila Shake of Godfrey. A Celebration of Life Visitation will be from4-7:30 pm Tuesday, January 27 at the Greater Alton Church, 506 E. Airline Dr. in Rosewood Heights, with a service following at 7:30 pm.

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  3. Vicky Crane AikinRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... ephews. A Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:30 until time of service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  4. Emerick Honored with Tourism AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | RiverBender.com

    The Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau has honored a longtime Riverbend booster with its 2015 Spirit of Tourism Award. Leroy Emerick of Wood River has served on the Wood River City Council, served as Mayor, and also on the Levee District Board for a number of years, but his passion has been softball.

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  5. Bonnie Terrell MehilosRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | RiverBender.com Obits

    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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  6. Dorothy RehmstedtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    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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  7. Jeff WelkerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jeff Welker, 65, passed away at 9:53pm on Monday, January 19, 2015, in the emergency room at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He was born on November 12, 1949, in Wood River, Illinois the son of the late Leslie and Beatrice Welker.

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  8. Gladys M Deatherage KarlasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... her life as a waitress, in factories, even tried out driving semi-truck for the former Standard Oil Company in Wood River. She worked many years at SAFB Commissary in Illinois and her final and longest job was school bus driver for Laidlaw Transit, ...

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  9. Walter E Pyle SrRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    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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  10. Fire at Floor MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | RiverBender.com

    ... employees. No one was injured, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation. Firefighters from Alton, Wood River and East Alton were called to the scene. Ardent Mills is the former Con Agra. The fire broke out after 3pm Saturday on the ...

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  11. Quinn's clemency decisions draw more criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Northwest Herald

    In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons speaks at a meeting in Wood River, Ill. Gibbons said he is outraged that Pat Quinn, in his final moments as governor on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, cut in half the 40-year prison term of Tammy Englerth, who killed her husband by dousing him with gasoline as he slept and setting him ablaze in 2005.

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  12. Pat Quinn's last-minute clemency decisions draw more criticsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons speaks at a meeting in Wood River, Ill. Gibbons said he is outraged that Pat Quinn, in his final moments as governor on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, cut in half the 40-year prison term of Tammy Englerth, who killed her husband by dousing him with gasoline as he slept and setting him ablaze in 2005.

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  13. Paul E Drainer SrRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Ann Achenbach. She preceded him in death on September 20, 2002. Surviving are two daughters, Dawn Drainer of Wood River and Patricia Martin of Erin, TN, two sons, Jon Drainer (Linda) of Godfrey and Paul E. Drainer Jr. of Wood River, four ...

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  14. Michael Sandman DoddRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    He was born on August 15, 1963 in Wood River, IL the son of the late Donald & Gloria Dodd. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton and worked as an auto mechanic for Kinder Auto Repair.

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  15. Louise SimburgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... time. Her greatest love was her family and she worked with her husband at their boat store, "Harold's Place", in Wood River, IL. She also served as a scorekeeper for the American Power Boat Association and was an avid genealogist. In addition to her ...

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  16. Walmart theft suspect images releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Wood River police are asking for help from the public identifying a man who they say stole two computers from Walmart. Walmart theft suspect images released Wood River police are asking for help from the public identifying a man who they say stole two computers from Walmart.

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  17. Illinois man pleads guilty to lesser charge in Iowa accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KCRG

    A Feb. 23 sentencing has been scheduled for an Illinois man convicted of leaving the scene of a fatal accident in a Burlington motel parking lot. Thirty-five-year-old Phillip Evans, of Wood River, Illinois, pleaded guilty on Monday as the prosecutor told a judge that a vehicular homicide charge would be dropped for lack of evidence.

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  18. Virginia Dodds SmithRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Virginia Smith, 98, of East Alton, IL, died at 4:05 a.m. Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 at VIP Manor in Wood River, IL.

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  19. Search underway for man suspected of robbing a Wood River WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    WOOD RIVER, Ill. Police in Wood River, Illinois are searching for a man suspected of robbing a local WalMart Supercenter early Wednesday morning.

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  20. Warming Centers OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | RiverBender.com

    ... centers available: Area warming centers include the Hayner Public Library locations in Alton, the East Alton, Wood River and Bethalto Public Libraries, the Alton Fire Stations, Senior Services Plus in Alton, Salvation Army in Alton, the Bethalto ...

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