Area Obituaries

Dolores Heberer

Mrs. Dolores Heberer of Okawville, IL departed this life in the Countryside Manor at Aviston, IL on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 6:45 P.M. She had attained the age of 76 years, 11 months and 27 days. Dolores was born at Centralia, IL on September 18, 1942 the daughter of Theodore and Elverda (nee Meyer)…

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Shera Smith

Shera Renee Smith, age 38, of Okawville, Ill., born June 9, 1981 in Belleville, Ill., passed away September 13, 2019 following a sudden illness. Shera grew up in Belleville, and lived in Okawville for the past several years. She was employed at Farmers & Merchants National Bank in Nashville. Shera was the life of the…

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Jamie L. Stevens

Jamie L. Stevens of Nashville, IL departed this life at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:30 PM.  She had attained the age of 50 years, 6 months and 9 days. Jamie was born on March 4, 1969 in Belleville, IL, the daughter of Charles and Marlyn…

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Kay Winka

Mrs. Kay Winka of DuBois, IL departed this life at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.  She had attained the age of 76 years and 20 days. Mrs. Winka was born on August 21, 1943 in West Frankfort, IL the daughter of Clarence and Georgia (Daniels) Leslie.  She was united…

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Michael L. Todd Sr.

Mr. Michael Todd of Okawville, IL departed this life due to injuries sustained in an UTV accident in rural Addieville, IL on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:27 A.M.  He had attained the age of 35 years, 10 months and 15 days. Michael was born in Herrin, IL on October 10, 1983 the son of…

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Janet Poggemoeller

Mrs. Janet Poggemoeller of Okawville, IL departed this life in the Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 9:10 P.M. She had attained the age of 80 years, 1 month and 29 days. Janet was born in New Baden, IL on June 22, 1939 the daughter of Raymond and Norine (nee…

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Genevieve “Genny” M. Gill

Mrs. Genevieve “Genny” M. Gill of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at her residence on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:05 AM. She had attained the age of 72 years, 11 months and 4 days. Mrs. Gill was born on September 15, 1946 at Scheller, IL, the daughter of Frank and Tillie (Borowiak) Kiselewski. Genny…

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Gertrude “Gertie” Holle

Gertrude “Gertie” Holle, 94, of Hoyleton, passed away at 3:55 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. She was born on March 7, 1925 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Gus and Regina Kleiboeker Spenner. She married Norman in Colorado Springs, CO and he passed away on February 10, 1985. Also…

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Marian Shirley Brittingham

Marian Shirley Brittingham, age 81, of Belleville, Illinois, born April 25, 1938 in Battle Creek, MI., died Friday evening, August 2, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois.  Marian worked many years for Scott Air Force Base in Belleville, Illinois as a secretary. She took her job very seriously, and won many sustained superior performance awards.…

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Dwight G. Heckert

Dwight G. Heckert, 78, of Mendota passed away July 21, 2019 at Aperion Care, Spring Valley. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, Mendota with Rev. Susan Presley officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of services in the church.…

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