Area Obituaries

Virgil E. Heimann

Virgil E. Heimann, age 80, of Germantown, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. He was born January 17, 1941 in Centralia, a son of the late William and Emma, nee Langenhorst, Heimann.   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth “Betty”…

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Laura J. Skorczewski

Laura J. Skorczewski, 67 of Nashville, passed away at 1:31 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. She was born on April 13, 1954 in West Lafayette, IN, the daughter of Charles and Nita Davis Westerhouse. She married John Skorczewski on November 17, 1973 in Tamaroa.  Left to mourn her…

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Jenni L. Knee

Jenni L. Knee, age 39, of Carlyle, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, MO. She was born March 7, 1982 in Belleville, a daughter of Allen and Carol, nee Francis, Pryor of Okawville. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband Jason Knee of Carlyle, whom she…

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Carol R. Zapp

Carol Rae Zapp, 87, of Nashville, passed away at 8:23 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at her daughter’s residence with her loving family by her side.  She was born on September 29, 1933 in Beaucoup, the daughter of Ray and Edith McKenzie Dennis. She married Kenneth A. Zapp on May 1, 1954 in Beaucoup…

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Loretta V. McMillian

Mrs. Loretta McMillian of Venedy, IL departed this life in the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 5:33 A.M. She had attained the age of 94 years, 1 month, and 26 days. Loretta was born in French Village, IL on May 3, 1927 the daughter of Stanley and Rose…

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Allen W. Gaebe

Mr. Allen W. Gaebe, a lifelong resident of Addieville, IL, departed this life at the Washington County Hospital-Extended Care in Nashville, IL on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 8:55 PM.  He had attained the age of 86 years, 1 month and 15 days.  He was a true original, an armchair physician and a lifelong contrarian…

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James “Jim” Bruno Witte

Mr. James “Jim” Bruno Witte of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital-Extended Care in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 12:07 AM. He had attained the age of 76 years, 1 month and 15 days. Jim was born on May 1, 1945 in Centralia, IL, the son of Bruno…

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Garrett R. Meyer

Mr. Garrett R. Meyer of Nashville, IL departed this life on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10 AM.  He had attained the age of 29 years, 11 months and 24 days. Mr. Meyer was born on June 11, 1991 in Centralia, IL, the son of Dennis and Terry (nee Reid) Meyer. Garrett was a graduate…

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William “Bill” Evans

William “Bill” A. Evans of Ashley, IL departed this life at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 12:25 p.m. He had attained the age of 89 years, 3 month and 18 days. Bill was born on February 15, 1932 in Steele, MO, the son of Earl and Emma (nee…

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Rosemary Terveer

Rosemary Terveer, nee Buss, 86, of St. Libory, IL, born Aug. 13, 1934 in Johannisburg Twp., IL died Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family.  Rosemary was a homemaker, a member of St. Liborius Catholic Church in St. Libory, St. Liborius Council of Catholic Women and American Legion Auxiliary, Post 683,…

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