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  1. Steve J Mel DuichRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 3 daughters, Margaret Ann Kagel and Frank of Quincy, Stephanie Longwisch and Paul, and Anna Chatham, all of Wood River; 3 grandchildren, Rodney, Bryan and Alisha; great grandchildren Grace, Steven, Jeffrey and Colton; a sister, Elizabeth (Vince) ...

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  2. Willis Dean CoffmanRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Missouri, the son of the late Robert and Olive Coffman. He married the former Barbara Cheely on July 22, 1951, in Wood River, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter: Paula Cook of Bethalto, one son: Richard Coffman of Tucson, ...

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  3. Local Man Wins 1M Lotto PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | RiverBender.com

    ... a whim and is usually only an occasional lottery player. He purchased the $20 ticket at Beasley's Gas 'N Go, in Wood River. The retailer received a bonus of $10,000, 1 percent of the prize amount, for selling a winning ticket. McDonald says he plans ...

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  4. Charles H CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... her, Junior Campbell; and sister, Beaulah Rexford. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Rev. Ron Bottens will officiate.

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  5. Police Reports for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | RiverBender.com

    In local police reports on The Big Z, Wood River Police arrested four people following a traffic stop on the parking lot of the Auto Zone. All four suspects are charged with possession of a controlled substance: 34 year old Michael Roberts of the 400 block of George in East Alton, 32 year old David Crowe of the 900 block of High in Collinsville, 29 year old Rebecca Reehton of Lemay, Missouri, and 33 year old Jennifer O'Harrow of Caseyville.

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  6. Fern R OrbanRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto and retired from Economy Boat Store in Wood River. She was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose in Wood River where she served as the Deputy Grand Regent.

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  7. Willis CoffmanRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Missouri, the son of the late Robert and Olive Coffman. He married the former Barbara Cheely on July 22, 1951, in Wood River, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter: Paula Cook of Bethalto, one son: Richard Coffman of Tucson, ...

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  8. Maurice Kenneth MeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and she preceded him in death on August 13, 1972. On February 14, 1975 he married the former Shirley Bailey in Wood River. She survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Carol Osburn of East Alton, two sons, Mark Thomas Means (Evelyn) of Conroy, Iowa, ...

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  9. Wood River Picks New MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | RiverBender.com

    Wood River has a new Mayor. Due to Fred Ufert's death last month, the city council was charged with picking a replacement from the existing city council members.

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  10. Robert Bob Carlus EcholsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Celebration of Life memorial will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  11. Robert Ray ChaneyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a millwright at Granite City Steel before retiring. He was a member of the South Roxana American Legion and Wood River Moose Lodge #1349.

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  12. Wynona Pearl Pearlie RunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and knitting, and gardening and canning from her garden. Survivors include 2 loving sisters, Betty Landers of Wood River and Dixie Baldwin of Alton; a brother, Marvin Delp of East Alton; 3 sons, Reggie N. Runion of Wood River, Steven E. Runion of ...

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  13. Frances Ann GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Frances Ann Green, 84, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at her residence following a short, courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Wood River, she graduated from East Alton Wood River High School in 1948, she worked for the P.N. Hirsch Department Store in East Alton until her retirement in 1978.

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  14. Frank CostelloRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... n will be from 9am until time of funeral services at 10am on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Father James Flach will officiate. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

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  15. Mary Helen McKenzieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Mary had been a PTA member while her children were growing up and an active member of the 1st Baptist Church in Wood River. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Carol Taulbee of East Alton, Margaret and Wayne Schmidt of Rosewood ...

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  16. Consolidation Issue FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | RiverBender.com

    Voters in East Alton, Wood River and Hartford have shot down the consolidation of three local school districts.

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  17. INcumbents Win Council Seats in Wood RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | RiverBender.com

    Voters in Wood River have chosen who will represent them as council members. With two of the four seats on the ballot, incumbents Frank Akers and Sharon Kadell gathered more votes than challenger Tony Roberts .

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  18. Council Remembers Late MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | RiverBender.com

    The Wood River City Council met for the first time since the death of late Mayor Fred Ufert on March 25. A somber mood fell over council chambers on Monday as the meeting was called to order. Mayor Pro-Tem Cheryl Maguire offered her thoughts to those in attendance.

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  19. Barbara MeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | RiverBender.com Obits

    She is survived by three sons, Jerry Clark of Cottage Hills, James Godwin of Centralia, Curtis Kent of East Alton; a daughter, Constance Overton of Wood River; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Lowell Gurley of IL and Joe Purcell of Alton. Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, John and Jim Gurley; and two sisters, Marcella Smith and Maggie Barrett.

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  20. Kelly Kathleen EtterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Survivors include her stepfather, William Shewmaker of Alton; 2 brothers, Michael and Christopher Shewmaker, both of Alton; 7 nieces and nephews; grandmothers Alberta Buckshot of Wood River and Charlotte Britton of Cottage Hills; several aunts and uncles; a step-grandmother Peggy Shewmaker of East Alton; and her father and stepmother, Stanley and Pat Etter of Mt.

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