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Ervin Nolte | 73 | Golden Eagle

Ervin Nolte, 73, of Golden Eagle, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Ervin was born on Oct. 20, 1949, in Carrollton, Illinois to the late Curtis and Eleanor (Goetze) Nolte. He married Rita Moenning on May 8, 1971, at St. Joseph’s Church in Meppen, Illinois. Ervin had served as an elder and trustee…

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Jackson Thomas Lieber | 21 | Georgetown, Texas

Jackson Thomas Lieber, 21, of Georgetown, Texas, died Jan. 18, 2023 in Liberty Hill, Texas. The beloved son of Matthew Lieber, a U.S. Army Aviator and Erin Lieber, a homemaker, also leaves behind his sister and best friend Hannah Lieber, 23, a chemical engineering student at Texas A&M, and stepsister Brin Lieber. Jackson was gifted…

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Rosella Ann Baalman | 93 | Alton

Rosella Ann (Toots, Rosie) Baalman, of Alton, passed away peacefully on Jan. 3, 2023, at Alton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born on June 3, 1929, in Meppen, Illinois. She is the daughter of Joseph and Helen (Droege) Baalman. Her formal education ended in the sixth grade when she remained home to…

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Beatrice Mary Kamp | 93 | Hardin

Beatrice Mary Kamp, 93, of Hardin passed away on Dec. 30, 2022, at Alton Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. She was born on Feb. 28, 1929, on her parent’s farm. The daughter of the late George and Rose (Snyders) Schleeper. Beatrice married Tobias Kamp, Jr. on Sept. 30. 1950 at St. Mary’s…

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Robert V. Snyders, Sr., M.D. | 92 | Wildwood, MO

It is with great sorrow, yet great blessings, that we announce the passing of Robert Vernon Snyders, Sr., M.D., of Wildwood, MO, on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. “Dr. Bob” was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, mentor, compassionate family physician, author, brilliant inventor, and source of advice, care, endless generosity, and house calls…

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Vernita Marie Kamp | 87 | Hamburg

Vernita Marie Kamp, 87, formerly of rural Hamburg, IL, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec, 26, 2022 at the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin. Vernita was born Dec. 9, 1935 near Hamburg, a daughter of Slocum L. and Mecca DeGerlia Blackorby. She married Edwin J. Kamp on Aug. 28, 1955 in Pleasant Hill and…

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Michelle Ann ‘Shelly’ Pohlman | 53 | Hardin

Michelle Ann “Shelly” Pohlman, of Hardin, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at the age of 53. Shelly was born on Sept. 22, 1969, to Rodger and Mary Ann (Kraut) Angel of Hardin, IL. She graduated from Calhoun High School in 1987 where she was a member of the volleyball and…

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Doris J. Schobernd | 88 | Hardin

Doris J. Schobernd, 88, passed away at her home on Dec. 23, 2022. Doris was born on June 17, 1934 in Batchtown, Il to the late Isaac Kress and Viola (Brinkman) Kress. Doris made every house she lived in her home. She embraced each community she lived in Batchtown, Golden Eagle, Alton, and finally Hardin.…

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Wilma Ann Krysl | 93 | Batchtown

Wilma Ann Krysl, 93, of Batchtown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, at 4:20 p.m. She was born July 6, 1929, in Batchtown, IL, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Abeln) Weishaupt. Wilma was married to Jerome Stumpf on May 18, 1946, in Batchtown, IL until his passing May 4, 1970.…

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Christopher J. Droege | 91 | Meppen

Christopher J. Droege, 91, of Meppen, passed away on Dec. 24, 2022, in Calhoun County. Chris was born on Jan. 26, 1931, at home in Meppen, IL.  He was the son of Anna Hannekan and Joseph Droege. Chris’s first job was working night shift on the assembly line Ford Motor Company in Hazelwood, Missouri until…

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