Death of Edna J. Kendall


Edna J. Kendall, 91, of Gillette, WY, formerly of Bunker Hill, IL died at Pioneer Manor in Gillette, WY on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 2:15 p.m. She was born on May 6, 1923, in Hilyard Township, IL to Herbert Jarman and Martha Farris Jarman. She married Clyde Wallace who preceded her in death in […]

Death of William L. Claro Sr.

William Claro

William L. Claro, Sr., 87 of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie, IL on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at 6:10 a.m. He was born on May 12, 1927, in East St Louis, IL to Nicholas P. Claro and Anna Mae (Rimmer). He married Betty (Kiss) Claro on February 29, 1952, in East St […]

Death of John H. Flori

John Flori

John H. Flori, 93 of Carlinville, passed away Friday afternoon, March 6, 2015, at Tremont Ridge Assisted Living in Hillsboro, IL. John was born on August 2, 1921, in Carlinville, IL, a son of Jacob Phillip and Mary (Komoros) Flori. He joined the Navy during WWII and served from 1942 to 1946. John was a […]

Death of Cecilia O. Pollo


Cecilia O. Pollo, 89, of Benld, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 4:15 a.m. She was born on April 18, 1925, in Benld, IL to Steve A. Pollo and Mary (Koniak) Pollo. Cecilia graduated from the Benld Township High School with the class of 1943. She was employed […]

Death of Virginia A. Johnston

Virginia Johnston

Virginia A. Johnston, 58 of Carlinville, passed away Wednesday morning, March 4, 2015, at her residence. Virginia was born November 14, 1956, in East St. Louis, IL, a daughter of Randolph and Virginia Fanning Sneed. She married Everett “Shorty” Johnston on October 14, 1975, in Carlinville, IL. Virginia enjoyed raising her family, playing on the […]

Death of James G. Byots

James Byots

James G. Byots, 55, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at his residence on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 3:49 p.m. He was born on October 15, 1959, in Litchfield, IL to Joseph William Byots and Joanne Marie (Redolfi) Byots. He married Jennifer Sue (Andrus) Byots on May 2, 2006, in Carlinville, IL. He owned and […]

Death of Margaret Rose Masse Mullarky


Margaret Rose Masse Mullarky, 94, died Thursday, February 27, 2015, at Westminster Oaks in Tallahassee, FL, surrounded by her children. Nargaret was a 40 year resident of Tallahassee and worked many years as a registered nurse starting her career in the U.S. Navy during WWII and ending at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Despite being active in […]

Death of Sandra L. Vogel

Sandra Vogel

Sandra L. Vogel, 74, of Carlinville passed away Thursday morning, February 26, 2015, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. Sandra was born on May 15, 1940, to Earl and Helen (Zook) Peterson in Aledo, IL. She graduated from Hillsboro High School with the class of 1958 and on June 28, 1969 Sandra married Gary […]

Death of Charlotte Marie Wright

Charlotte Marie Wright

Charlotte Marie Wright, 72, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Jerseyville Community Hospital in Jerseyville, IL on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 3:14 p.m. after having battled with cancer for the last 6-7 years. She was born on December 27, 1942, in Northfield, MA to Earl Wood and Marjorie (Pease). She married Dennis “Skeeter” R. […]

Death of Irma Jeanne Basham


Irma Jeanne Basham, 85, of Brighton, IL, died at Heritage Health of Carlinville, IL on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 2:53 a.m. She was born on January 29, 1930, in Robinson, IL to Theodore “Ted” Roosevelt Beeman and Thelma Naomi (Tracy). Irma was a long time resident of Santa Fe, NM. She was a store […]