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Sharon A. Leahr

Mrs. Sharon Aileen Leahr of Okawville, IL departed this life in the Memorial Hospital at Shiloh, IL surrounded by her husband and daughter after a courageous battle with cancer, on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 10:23 P.M. She had attained the age of 72 years, 8 months, and 13 days. Sharon was born in Poplar…

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Alma A. Muenter

Alma Anna Muenter, 95 of Hoyleton, passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  Alma was born on July 23, 1927 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Gustav and Anna Reinkensmeier Rommelmann. She was united in marriage to Alden H. Muenter on September 16, 1951 at…

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Leona E. Schrader

Mrs. Leona Schrader of Okawville, IL departed this life at the Countryside Manor in Aviston, IL on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11:25 A.M. She had attained the age of 89 years and 22 days. Leona was born on the family farm near Johannisburg, IL on August 22, 1933, the daughter of Charles and Ida…

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Albert M. Joellenbeck

Albert Martin Joellenbeck passed away peacefully on September 9, 2022 at the age of 90 years 11months and 23 days. Devoted husband to his wife of 61 years Shirley Ann Joellenbeck (nee Loyd). Loving father of David (Annette) Joellenbeck and Mark Joellenbeck. Dear grandfather to Debra Bradley, great-grandfather to TJ Bradley. A dear uncle, cousin…

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Kimberly Kay Elling

Kimberly Kay Elling, age 55, of Carlyle passed peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at her home. She was born in Belleville, IL on July 4, 1967 the daughter of Frank and Jane Fulton.  Kimberly was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and she enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, spending time outdoors…

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Wanda Carrick

Wanda Jo Carrick, 93 of Oakdale, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Lebanon Care Center in Lebanon.  Wanda was born on September 21, 1928 in Healdton, Okla., the daughter of Joe Herman and Margie Wray Willoughby. She married James Robert Carrick on February 5, 1947 in Ft. Worth, Texas, and…

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Alphonse Lamczik

Mr. Alphonse Lamczik of DuBois, IL, departed this life at Centralia Manor in Centralia, IL on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 5:22 A.M.  He had attained the age of 88 years and 9 days. Alphonse was born on August 17, 1934, in DuBois, IL, the son of Peter and Mary (Kuberski) Lamczik. Alphonse was a…

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Harper James Mueller

Harper James Mueller, precious infant daughter of Kyle and Kelsey (McClay) Mueller, departed this life at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Mo on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 5:28 P.M. Harper was born on August 14, 2022 at Memorial East Hospital in Shiloh, IL. Besides her parents, Harper was welcomed into this…

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Mary E. Stegman

Mary Elsie Stegman, 82 of Nashville, passed away at 6:36 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville.  Mary was born on October 13, 1939 in Oakdale, the daughter of Lawrence and Wilma Doolin Ibendahl. She married Paul William Stegman on February 27, 1960 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville.  Besides…

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Okawville Cross Country Season Starts Monday

The Okawville High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams began official practice on Monday, August 8. The first meet for both teams will be on August 22, at New Athens. The Rockets will be led by four-year runners and seniors Joseph Jansen, Jared Juenger, Evan Perry, and Grant Schleifer. Schleifer qualified for the IHSA State Meet…

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