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Leonardo Cervantes | 77 | Jerseyville

Leonardo Cervantes, 77, of Jerseyville, died at 9:13 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 at his home in Jerseyville, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born in Joliet, Illinois on July 3, 1945, one of seven children born to the late Primitivo and Jessie (Gusman) Cervantes. Leonardo graduated with the Class of 1963…

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George Edward Krause | 93 | Shipman

George Edward Krause, 93, of Shipman, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Alton Memorial Rehabilitation & Therapy in Alton, IL.Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept 29, 2022, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Shipman. Services will be at noon at the Zion Lutheran Church. Memorials in George’s name may be directed to…

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Georgia Gail ‘GG’ Havens-Reid | 71 | Grand Haven, MI

Georgia Gail “GG” Havens-Reid, age 71 of Robinson Township, Grand Haven, MI, was welcomed into the arms of her Savior, Jesus, on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. She was born on June 23, 1951 in Carrollton, IL to the late George and Stella (Galenski) Havens. GG graduated from Jersey Community High School in 1969 and went…

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Paul Vester Jones | 75 | Jerseyville

Paul Vester Jones, 75, of Jerseyville, died at 12:50 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Oxford, Mississippi on July 31, 1947 and was the son of the late John Vester “J.V.” and Alice Frances (Smith) Jones. Paul graduated with the Class of 1965 from Jersey Community High School. Following…

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Susan ‘Sue’ Stilts | 58 | Jerseyville

Susan “Sue” Stilts, 58, of Jerseyville, died at 12:16 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, following a brief battle with thyroid cancer. She was greeted into heaven by her beloved husband, father and father in-law. Sue was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Alton, Illinois on Jan. 27, 1964, the…

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Howard Austin Leslie Landon | 87 | Jerseyville

Howard Austin Leslie Landon, 87, of Jerseyville, passed away on Sept. 15, 2022 in Jerseyville. He was born on July 17, 1935 to Leslie Austin and Kathleen (Barnes) Landon at the Landon family farm on the south side of Jerseyville. He married Carolyn “Sue” McClary on Nov. 26, 1960 in Jerseyville and together they shared…

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Mary Jean Jantzen | 65 | Jerseyville

Mary Jean Jantzen, 65, of Jerseyville, died at 1:18 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at Alton Memorial Hospital.  She was born on April 29, 1957 in Jerseyville and was the daughter of Charles Harold and Ruby Mae (Gresham) Swan.  Mary grew up in Calhoun County, Illinois, where she graduated with the Class of 1975 from…

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Michael Joseph Kraenzle | 46 | Brighton

Michael Joseph Kraenzle, 46, of Brighton, died on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at OSF St. Anthony Healthcare Center in Alton. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton. Burial will follow in Brighton Cemetery. Memorials in Michael’s…

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Troy ‘Bud’ Pace, Jr. | 84 | Grafton

Troy “Bud” Pace, Jr., 84, of Grafton, passed away on Sept. 19, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 7, 1938 in Stigler, Oklahoma to Troy and Mary “Lucille” (Ridenour) Pace, Sr. He married Lavena “Beany” Bailey on May 7, 1955 in Otterville. He worked at Laclede Steel Mill and was a member…

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Carla Reno | 80 | Jerseyville

Carla Reno, 80, of Jerseyville, died at 5:34 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2022 at her residence. Private interment will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. A Celebration of Life will be held at Dolan Park in Jerseyville on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 beginning at 12 p.m.

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