• Obituaries

    Obit: Alice Ann Heitkamp

    by  • March 15, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Alice Ann Heitkamp,75, of Centralia, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born July 9, 1938 in Centralia, the daughter of Enoch and Stella (Johnson) Morris. She married William “Willie” Heitkamp on July 15, 1956 at the First United Methodist Church...

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    Obit: Richard “Dick” Sellers

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    BREESE — Richard L. “Dick” Sellers, 70, of Breese, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at his home. A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Breese, with REv. Matthew Goetz and Deacon Bob Lippert officiating. Interment will be private. Visitation will...

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    Obit: Raymond “Blackie” Burns

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    SANDOVAL — Raymond “Blackie” L. Burns, 75, of Sandoval, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born the son of John Edward Sr. and Freda Mae (Porter) Burns on February 13, 1939 in Sandoval. He married Alice M. Deadmond on August 18, 1993 in Kankakee. She preceded...

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    Obit: Harvey Walton Simpson

    by  • March 12, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Harvey Walton Simpson, age 55, of Centralia, formerly of Minonk, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at his home in Centralia. He was born Saturday, March 22, 1958 in Vandalia, the son of Roscoe Simpson and Evelyn (Kimber) Simpson. On March 3, 2013 in Pontiac, he married Debbie...

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    Death notice: Paul “Peanuts” Hilmes

    by  • March 10, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    BREESE — Paul B. “Peanuts” Hilmes, 80, of Breese, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Breese Nursing Home. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese, with Fr. Chuck Tuttle and Deacon Bob Lippert officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery...

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    Obit: Ellen Rose Hake Rosenkranz

    by  • March 8, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    HOYLETON — Ellen Rose Hake Rosenkranz, 84, of Hoyleton, passed away after a long illness at 10:27  p.m.  Thursday, March 6, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. She was born on January 17, 1930 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Harry and Veva (Wilson) Hake. She married Herman J. Rosenkranz on February 28, 1964...

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