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Angeline M. Siemer | 99 | Jerseyville

Angeline M. Siemer, 99, passed away the morning of September 15, 2021 at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville, IL. She was born on August 17, 1922 in Meppen, IL, the daughter of Henry and Anna (Hoemmen) Droege. Angeline married Paul H. Siemer at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Meppen, IL on October 28, 1943. Paul passed…

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Emma Jean Schmidt | 85 | Hardin

Emma Jean Schmidt, passed away on September 9, 2021 at Willow Rose Nursing Home in Jerseyville, IL. She was born on November 11, 1935 to the late Francis and Evelyn (Killebrew) Webster.  Emma married Irving Schmidt on December 5, 1954 in Pearl, Illinois. Emma love quilting, gardening, fishing and spending time with her family. She…

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Hazel Wanda Bailey | 105 | Hardin

Our beloved Hazel Wanda Bailey (née Hack) left our lives on Monday, August 30, 2021, at the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin Illinois, after 105 years and 6 months of a wonderful life. Born in Mozier, Illinois, on January 30, 1916, to Virgil and Hester Hack (née Barnes), Hazel married the love of…

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Ronald Marvin Baalman | 79 | Meppen

  Ronald Marvin Baalman, 79, of Meppen, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side after a long, quiet battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. He was born in Meppen, IL on August 28, 1942, the only child of Albert and Mary “Veronica” (Siemer) Baalman. He married Judith Elaine Eberlin…

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Donald J. Hitchings | 77 | Hamburg

Donald J. Hitchings, of Hamburg, IL, passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. He was born on May 18, 1944, to the late Emil and Hanna (Koerner) Hitchings. He married Sylvia Whitworth on August 9, 1980. Don retired from Mcdonald Douglas/ Boeing where he was a machinist. He was an Army Veteran…

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William J. Titus | 77 | Bactchtown

William J. Titus, of Bactchtown, IL, passed away at his home on Friday, August 20, 2021. He was born on January 1, 1944, to the late Raymond and Hattie Titus. He married Elaine Stumpf on May 31, 1985, in Carrolton, IL. Bill retired from IBEW local 639 where he was an electrician. He loved farming…

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Cecil E. Kitson | 83 | Oregon

Cecil E. Kitson, 83, of Oregon died Tuesday, August 10, 2021 in Franklin Grove Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born May 17, 1938 in Batchtown, IL the son of William E. and Rosalie (Follis) Kitson. Married to Margaret Kelly June 19, 1959 in Savanna. Cecil was a US Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. Cecil…

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Jeffrey L. Oetken Sr. | 77 | Batchtown

Jeffrey L. Oetken Sr. passed away on August 8 2021 at his home in Batchtown. He was born on October 16, 1943 to the late John and Bertha (Hellrung) Oetken Sr. He married Jo Ann Renfro December 17, 1987 in Hardin. Jeff retired from Laclede Steel where he was a foreman. He enjoyed going to…

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Shirley Marie Wright | 90 | Golden Eagle

Shirley Marie Wright, nee Lewis, of Golden Eagle IL, passed away peacefully on July 22nd, 2021, at the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on February 2nd, 1931, to Eugene and Areta Lewis of St. Clair MO.  She leaves behind her husband of 70 years, Glenn, and her sister, Helen Dilks. She is…

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