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Area Obituaries

Stanley J. Lamczyk

Stanley Joe Lamczyk, 92, of Du Bois, passed away at 4:20 A.M., Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the SSM Health Good Samaritan in Mt. Vernon, IL. Stanley worked for the railroad and later retired as a farmer.  Stanley was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen.  He was also a…

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Shirley J. Seering

Mrs. Shirley Seering of Addieville, IL departed this life in the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at 10:37 A.M. She had attained the age of 93 years, 8 months, and 16 days. Shirley was born in Mascoutah, IL on April 9, 1928, the daughter of William and Edna (nee…

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Harry Handy

Harry Handy of Addieville, IL went home to plant a bigger garden, fish the ponds of heaven, and B.S. with all who had gone before him on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 1:25 A.M. He had attained the age of 80 years, 9 months, and 19 days. Harry was born in Auburn, IL on July…

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Robert Brockmeier

Robert Brockmeier of Okawville, IL departed this life in the emergency room of the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 3:30 A.M. He had attained the age of 69 years, 6 months, and 20 days. Robert was born in Belleville, IL on October 2, 1952, the son of Walter…

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Phil B. Jones

Phil B. Jones of rural Richview, IL, departed this life at his residence on Thursday 21 April 2022, the result of natural causes. He had attained the age of 86 years, 1 month and 22 days and was well-known around Washington County and beyond. Mr. Jones was a “leap year baby,” born on 29 February…

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Wesley E. Thompson

Mr. Wesley Evan Thompson of St. Charles, MO, formerly of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at his residence in St. Charles on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  He had attained the age of 32 years, 11 months and 11 days. Wesley was born on May 8, 1989, in Belleville, IL, the son of David and Tonya…

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Alice J. Madero

Alice Jean Madero of Venedy, IL, formerly of Marissa, IL, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2022, from a short battle with cancer.  She had attained the age of 79 years and 13 days.  Alice was born in Albany, GA on April 5, 1943, the daughter of Elzie and Wilma (nee Newell) Staines. She married…

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Travis Ray Bollmeier

Travis Ray Bollmeier, 45, of Marissa, IL, born October 27, 1976, in Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on Sunday April 17, 2022, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Travis liked to fish, hunt, golf, bowl and play cards.  He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He was preceded in death by his grandparents – Hugh…

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Dawn Schuetz

Dawn Schuetz, 55, of Lennon, Michigan died unexpectedly April 11, 2022 at her home. She is the wife of former Okawville resident David Schuetz. Dawn and David operated their trucking business, Infinite Logistic, LLC. Besides her husband of 26 years, Dawn is survived by their children, Darla (Nathan) Gottman of New Minden, Diana (Dennis) Elliott…

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Richard T. Bonk

Mr. Richard T. Bonk of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 9:55 A.M.  He had attained the age of 89 years, 1 month and 23 days. Mr. Bonk was born on February 20, 1933, in Posen, IL, the son of Anton and…

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