Death of Frances P. Markulakis


Frances P. Markulakis, 81, of Litchfield, IL, died at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at 6:50 a.m. She was born on December 27, 1933, in Caldwell, MO to William Ivey and Mary Whittenburg Ivey. She married George Markulakis. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1995. She was […]

Death of Vivian Dhue


Vivian Dhue, 83, of Mount Olive, IL, died at Christian Hospital in North East St. Louis, MO on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 3:15 p.m. She was born on August 25, 1931, in Wilsonville, IL to Emil Avanzini and Mary (Satori) Avanzini. She married Floyd H. Hicks and he preceded her in death on May […]

Death of Albert E. Trask


Albert E. Trask, 96, of Benld, IL, died at Aperion Care in Decatur, IL on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at 3:05 a.m. He was born on September 19, 1918, in Sullivan, MO to JL Trask and Nellie (Helms) Trask. He married Carlyn (Wilson), then Eleanor (Spudich) and later, Elsie (Jones). He was retired after having […]

Death of Marian Irene Whitfield


Marian Irene Whitfield, 86, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Rosewood Care Center in Alton, IL on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at 9:40 p.m. She was born on August 4, 1928, in Strongsville, OH to Walter Leppelmeier and Louise Ahrens Leppelmeier. She married Willis Whitfield and he preceded her in death on January 2007. She […]

Death of Jarid L. Ott


Jarid L. Ott, 73, of Staunton, IL, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 6:13 p.m. while in the company of his wife and daughters. He was born on August 20, 1941, in Litchfield, IL to Robert A. Ott and Nigel B. (Coalson) Ott. He married Judith K. (Paris) Ott on […]

Death of Joe L. Hagan

Joe L. Hagan

Joe L. Hagan, 63 of Carlinville, passed away on Wednesday evening, April 1, 2015, at his residence in Carlinville, IL. Joseph was born June 29, 1951, in East Saint Louis, IL, to James and Geraldine (Adams) Hagan. Joseph worked for the railroad in Wood River, IL as a welder. He was an avid fisherman and […]

Death of Faith Marie Hartzell

Faith Hartzell

Faith Marie Hartzell, 9, of Litchfield, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at 8:07 a.m. at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She was born on May 20, 2005, in St. Louis to Shaun Michael and Stacy Christine (Shoemaker) Hartzell. Faith was a 4th grade student at Russell School in Litchfield. She enjoyed playing sports, especially softball, […]

Death of Robert Henry Dilliard

Robert Henry Dilliard

Robert Henry Dilliard, 92, of Belleville, IL, formerly of Collinsville, IL, passed away on March 30, 2015, in Belleville, IL. He was born on October 24, 1922, in Dorchester, IL. He married Winifred (Sawyer) Dilliard on August 28, 1943, in Bunker Hill, IL. She preceded him in death on December 28, 2013. Robert had several […]

Death of Juanita J. Rosentreter

Juanita J. Rosentreter

Juanita J. Rosentreter, 86 of Plainview, formerly of Atwater, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 28, 2015, at her residence.
Juanita was born on October 27, 1928, in New Berlin, Illinois, a daughter of Marcenia and Mollie (Mays) Neal. Juanita attended Lamphier High School in Springfield and married John “Jack” Rosentreter on March 16, 1985, in Chesterfield, […]

Death of Joseph Thunhorst


Joseph Thunhorst, 68, of University City, MO, formerly of Litchfield, IL, died at his residence on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at 11:59 a.m. He was born on June 26, 1946, in Litchfield, IL to Byron L. Thunhorst and Mary J. (Arlesic) Thunhorst. He attended St Louis University and was a member of St. Rita Catholic […]