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  1. James E WadekingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    James E. Wadeking, 81, formerly of South Roxana, passed away at 9:33 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 at Integrity Health Care of Wood River. Survivors include 2 brothers, Calvin Wadeking of Washington state and Lawrence O. Wadeking of Hartford; 3 sisters, Madge Taylor of Bethalto, Dorothy Walker of Athens, Tex., and Vicky Mull of Denver, Colo.; and many nieces and nephews.

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  2. James R HuffmanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Brother Johnny Ray Hoffman of Topeka, KS. Visitation will be from 3-6p.m. Tuesday March 31st at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, IL. Visitation will continue from 9am until time of service at 11am Wednesday April 1, 2015 at St George Catholic Church in ...

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  3. Rodney Rebel Dean AkinsRead the original story

    Friday | RiverBender.com Obits

    He is survived by his father, David of Ironton, MO; one son and two daughters and their spouses, Mike Akins of Bowling Green, MO, Mickey Erb of St. Louis, MO and Marty Southard of Wood River; one stepson, Matthew Beatty in the U.S. Marines; ten grandchildren, Dylan Akins, Sydney Akins, Michael Akins Jr., Noah Erb, Spencer Erb, Ella Erb, Henry Erb, Ryder Erb, Skylar Southard, Mattie Southard and was expecting a granddaughter, Millie Southard; one great granddaughter, Brandi Akins; his siblings, Burly Akins, David Akins and Tammy Fishbeck. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Monday, March 30, 2015 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.

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  4. Wood River mayor dies after heart surgeryRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    City Clerk Jan Sneed told The Telegraph in Alton that Mayor Fred Ufert passed away Wednesday morning. City Manager Jim Schneider says Ufert had emergency heart surgery late Monday after it was discovered he'd suffered an aortic aneurysm.

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  5. Beverly L DelaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Murray Paul and Vashta Juanita (Harrell) Leonard. Mrs. Delaney was a legal secretary and worked for the City of Wood River, Robert F. Quinn, Attorney, City of Alton, and Olin Matheson, retiring in 1994. She was a member of the Madison County Legal ...

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  6. Timothy G Tim RayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 3, 2001, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and she survives. Other survivors include two daughters: Grace Ray of Wood River, Lilliana Ray of Wood River, two sisters and brothers in law: Kathryn and Wayne Van Winkle of Bethalto, Tina and Keith Zumwalt of ...

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  7. Mayor Ufert DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | RiverBender.com

    Wood River Mayor Fred Ufert has died. He was hospitalized in serious but stable condition at a St. Louis Hospital after undergoing a medical procedure Monday night.

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  8. Fla. sheriff: Schaumburg man among 3 killed in snorkeling incidents in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Northwest Herald

    ... died while snorkeling in the Dry Tortugas. An autopsy is planned. Herrin said 64-year-old Julia Thien of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but couldn't be ...

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  9. Mayor Ufert HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com

    Wood River Mayor Fred Ufert is in serious but stable condition at a St. Louis Hospital after undergoing a medical procedure Monday night. Sources tell the Big Z that Ufert was taken to OSF St. Anthony's Health Center last night after complaining of severe back pain.

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  10. Tourists Die In Three Keys Snorkeling IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CBS Local

    ... the Lower Keys Medical Center. Monroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin said 64-year-old Julia Thien of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but ...

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  11. Grace Louise LemonsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Grace Louise Lemons, 96, died at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Born December 25, 1918 in Carrolton, IL, she was the daughter of George Bartlett and Juliet Josephine March.

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  12. Three people died Monday snorkeling in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Click Orlando

    ... snorkeling trip on the Key West Fury. He was pronounced dead at the Lower Keys Medical Center. Julia Thien, 64 of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but ...

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  13. Early Voting UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com

    ... e polls this time of year. Early voting runs through April 4 at polling locations in Alton, Bethalto, Godfrey and Wood River.

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  14. Three die in snorkeling incidents in Fla. KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ABC Action News

    ... died while snorkeling in the Dry Tortugas. An autopsy is planned. Herrin says 64-year-old Julia Thien of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but couldn't be ...

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  15. Schaumburg man, 72, dies while snorkeling in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Herald

    ... He was pronounced dead at the Lower Keys Medical Center. Also Monday, Herrin says 64-year-old Julia Thien of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but couldn't ...

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  16. 2 Illinois Residents Among 3 Who Died Snorkeling In Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CBS Local

    ... died while snorkeling in the Dry Tortugas. An autopsy is planned. Herrin says 64-year-old Julia Thien of Wood River, Illinois, was snorkeling with family members when she began having trouble. She was brought on board Keys Diver II but couldn't be ...

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  17. 3 people die while snorkeling in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Local10.com

    ... Mariner's Hospital after she became unresponsive while on a snorkeling trip with her family. The 64-year-old from Wood River, Illinois, began having medical trouble after entering the water near Molasses Reef off the coast of Key Largo. CPR was ...

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  18. Ralph L ManganRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 5 children, Scott (Lori) Mangan of Chesapeake, VA, Joyce Heiman of Granite City, Bryan ( Rachel) Mangan of Wood River, IL, Geoergeanne Crutchley of Alton, and Bo ( Nicki) Nicolini of Shipman, IL; 22 grandchildren: Steven, Richard, Nicole, Rachel, ...

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  19. Marjorie Lee MelvinRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Marjorie Lee Melvin, 89, passed away 10:50 a.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton. She is survived by a son Greg Melvin of Werner, OK; daughter Nancy Russell of Wood River; five grandchildren, Stephanie Orlandini, John Russell, Greg, Joshua and Jeremiah Melvin; four great grandchildren, Morgan, Tyler, Mallory and Ryan Orlandini; two great-great grandchildren, Keegan and Ryker Slone; and a half-brother, Wayne Ayres of Fayetteville, AR.

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  20. Ramona L SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... n, Sawyer. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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