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Henry Kimble Fessler

Mitch and Kayla Fessler, of Dow, welcomed a son, Henry, on Monday, Aug. 13 at 9:33 p.m. at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was 8 lbs, 15 oz. They have three older children: Nellie, 17 months; Judson, four and JJ, six. Grandparents are Jeff and Melissa Kimble of Jerseyville and Joe and Kathy Fessler of Dow.…

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Hernandez ~ Trosko engagement

Shauni Hernandez and Mattew Trosko are engaged.  The couple met in Arlington, Virginia back in 2017. They currently live in Denver, Co. Hernandez graduated from Southwestern High School and the attended Fontbonne University. She is employed by the Depart of Veteran Affairs as a clinical nutrition manager. Tronskio graduated from Westfield High School in Chantilly…

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Illinois Valley Senior Citizen’s menu 9.22.21

Reservations must be made by 1 p.m. prior to the day you wish to eat. If you have made reservations and cannot attend, please notify the center at (217) 942-6414. Whole wheat bread served daily except as noted (*). 2 percent milk served daily. Sept 22: Goulash, garlic bread, spinach salad, mixed fruit, pudding fruit…

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Kasslers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Erich and Judy Kassler will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Kassler’s will have a celebration at Judy’s sister’s home in Dow. The were married on Sept. 9, 1961 at Alton Calvary Southern Baptisit Church and Reverend Howard Todd Taylor officated their wedding. Judy was the daughter of Blanch and Lester…

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Cooper Owen Parker

Seth Owens and Katie (Johnson) Parker had a son on July 30 and was born at 5:51 p.m. at Presbyterian Hospital in Alberqerque, New Mexico. Cooper weighed 7 lbs 1 oz and he was 21 inches in length. Baby Parker has two older sisters, Elliot Renee (seven years old) and Colby Rahe (three years old).…

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Weston Robert Gowin

Alison Hill and Jonathan Gowin of Jerseyville welcomed their baby boy, Weston Robert Gowin, on May 23, 2021 at 8:23 am, weighing 4 pounds 1 ounce. Weston has a big brother, Lane, who is 10 years old. His grandparents are Bob and Sue Hill and David and Gayle Prough, all of Jerseyville. His great grandparents…

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Eagletons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Lee and Kathy Eagleton live in Fieldon. They have been married for 50 years and were married on Sept. 11, 1971 at Faith Lutheran Church in Godfrey. The Eagletons were with their children and grandchildren on their special day. The Eagletons have three children: Brian (Katie) Eagleton of Madrid, Iowa; Karen (Dan) Huff of Rolla,…

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Franklins celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Jan and Kathryn Franklin were married on Sept. 2, 1961 at the Methodist Church in Jerseyville, where they currently reside. The Franklins have three children: Gail (Phil) Isringhausen, Diane (Rick) Strebel and Doug Franklin. The Franklins have eight grandchildren: Erin (Grant) Evans, LeeAnne (Luis) Calan, Nick (Kelsey) Isringhausen, Neil (Melanie) Strebel, Paul (Cynthia) Strebel, Will…

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Kuebrichs celebrate Golden Anniversary

Ted and Judy (Isringhausen) Kuebrich of Jerseyville were married on Sept. 18, 1971 at the home of the bride’s parents in Fieldon. They also renewed their vows at Holy Ghost Church in September 1981 with their family and friends, including their three children, by their side. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with…

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Karrick celebrates 90th Birthday

Betty Jean Karrick will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sept 7. Karrick was born in 1931 and lives in Jerseyville, Ill. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, shopping and going out for a good meal. She has eight children, 18 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

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