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Nona Balke Simon | 89 |  Jacksonville

Nona Balke Simon, 89, of Jacksonville, IL died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 at Heritage Health in Jacksonville, IL. She was born Dec. 3, 1932, in Salt Springs, IL, Calhoun County, to the late Carl and Freda (Blackwell) Squier. She married Bernard (Barney) H. Balke on June 21, 1951, in Hardin. He preceded her in death…

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Larry R. McKinnon | 79 | Hamburg

Larry R. McKinnon, 79, of Hamburg, passed away Sept. 3, 2022, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with his family by his side. He was born Jan. 15, 1943, in Hardin, Illinois, to the late Noah and Beulah McKinnon. On Aug. 25, 1962, he married “the prettiest girl he’d ever seen,” Mary I. Hill at…

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Freda M. Lohr | 94 | St. Louis, MO

Freda M. Lohr, age 94, of Saint Louis, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.Freda was born Dec. 28, 1927 to William R. and Emma C. (nee: Herter) Carpenter. They have preceded her in death, as has her beloved husband Carl T. Lohr, and her nine siblings: Cora Godar, John, Fred, Clarence, Mae, William,…

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Roger Charles Smith, Sr. | 80 | Jerseyville

Roger Charles Smith, Sr., 80, of Jerseyville, formerly of Hamburg, passed away on Aug. 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his family. A military graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 17 at the Hamburg Cemetery. A Celebration of Life and dinner will follow at the Hamburg Town Hall. Memorials may be…

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Gary Lee Price | 69 | Cottage Hills

Gary Lee Price, 69, of Cottage Hills, died at 6:05 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022 at River Crossing of Edwardsville. He was born on June 30, 1953 in East Saint Louis, Illinois, one of two children born to the late Carl Richard and Mildred Josephine (Kitson) Price. Gary spent the early years of his childhood…

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Charles Henry ‘Creamy’ Schaaf  | 79 | Fieldon

Charles Henry “Creamy” Schaaf, 79, of Fieldon, died at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29, 2022 at Jersey Community Hospital. He was born on Aug. 22, 1943 in Fieldon, Illinois and was the son of Julius “Dude” and Cora Alice (Ford) Schaaf. Charlie was proud of his roots, and was a lifelong resident of Fieldon. He…

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Larry D. Burris | 67 | Hardin

Larry D. Burris, 67, of Hardin, went to his heavenly home on Monday Aug. 29, 2022, at 10:10 a.m. with family at his side. He was born on June 4, 1955, in Hillsboro, IL to the late Charles and Thressa (Gress) Burris. Larry married Barbara J. Taviner on Jan. 17, 1976, at St. Norbert’s Catholic…

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Harvey R. ‘Russ’ Gibson | 85 | Hardin

Harvey R. “Russ” Gibson, 85, of Hardin, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at Willow Rose Rehab and Health Care Center in Jerseyville, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty, who passed away on Oct. 1, 2016. He is also preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Gibson and Ethyl (Beadie)…

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David P. Bick | 75 | St. Louis, MO

David P. Bick, 75, of St. Louis, passed away on Aug. 19, 2022, at SLU Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born July 28, 1947, in Carrollton, IL, to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Klocke) Bick. He married Therese “Teri” Colyott on August 7, 1999. David served in the United States Army then went…

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Mike Wombles | 72 | Pleasant Hill

Mike Wombles, 72, of Pleasant Hill, IL passed away Tuesday evening Aug. 16, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Mike was born Dec. 13, 1949 in Hannibal, MO, a son of John Dee and Eulave Main Wombles. He married Bobbie J. Roberts on Sept. 25, 1976 at the Vermont Street United Methodist Church…

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