Death of Carl D. Olive

Carl Olive

Carl D. Olive, 85, of Gillespie, died at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield on Monday, November 9, 2015. He was born on May 12, 1930, in Alhambra to Lawrence Olive and Martha (Burgnone) Olive. He married Elma (Powell) Olive. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during Korea and later was a […]

Death of LeRoy L. Weller

LeRoy Weller

LeRoy L. Weller, 71, of Litchfield, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 9:15 a.m. at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Litchfield on January 9, 1944, a son of Edgar T. and Mildred I. (Hamilton) Weller. LeRoy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. […]

Death of Charles F. Reeder

Charles Reeder

Charles F. Reeder, 87 of Carlinville, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 1, 2015, at his residence in Carlinville. Charles was born on January 14, 1928, to Charles Dewey and Maggie (Foster) Reeder in Pike County, IL. After completing his education, he served in the United States Air Force. Charles married Bonnie Knight at the Macoupin […]

Death of Betty Jane Fredericks

Betty Fredericks

Betty Jane Fredericks, 89, of Litchfield, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 3:36 p.m. in Greenville Regional Hospital. She was born on February 25, 1926, in Gillespie a daughter of Charles and Theresa (Cleaton) Smith. She married Russell Otto Fredericks on April 21, 1941. He preceded her in death on December 22, 1992. […]

Death of Carole J. Pierantoni


Carole J. Pierantoni, 79, of Staunton passed away peacefully on October 27, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis MO. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Johanna (Profiri) Pierantoni; her brother, Fred; and her sister, Shirley. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, November 7 2015, at 10:00 a.m. […]

Death of Betty A. Sherfy Gipson

Betty Gipson

Betty A. Sherfy Gipson, 69, of Bethalto, IL, formerly of Wilsonville, IL, died at her residence on Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 10:45 a.m. She was born on October 1, 1946, in Bragg City, MO to T.J. Holman and Naomi (Woods) Holman. She married Gary Wililam Sherfy, Sr. on June 10, 1964, in Cottage Hills, […]

Death of Ann B. “Nete” Rowland

Nete Rowland

Ann B. “Nete” Rowland, 95, of Wilsonville, died at Carlinville Rehab Center in Carlinville on Friday, October 30, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. She was born on July 25, 1920, in Wilsonville to Charles Brusokas and Magdalene (Vicknus) Brusokas. She married John Rowland on February 2, 1941, in Union, MO. He preceded her in death on […]

Death of Betty Ann Clotfelter

Betty Clotfelter

Betty Ann Clotfelter, 82, of Litchfield, died Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care in Litchfield. She was born on December 19, 1932, in Hillsboro, IL, a daughter of Everette Lester and Hazel Mae (Brown) McCulley. She graduated from Litchfield High School with the Class of 1950 and […]

Death of Betty Jane Heyen

Betty Heyen

Betty Jane Heyen, 89, of Litchfield, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2015, in her daughter’s home in Ozark, MO. She was born on May 25, 1926, in Madison, IL, a daughter of Charles Homer and Rose (Rolando) Parrish. Betty lived with her grandmother, Theresa Rolando, while growing up and attended Gillespie High School during her […]

Death of Richard Kenneth “Kenny” Hose

Kenny Hose

Richard Kenneth “Kenny” Hose, 3 months old, passed away on October 28, 2015, at home with his parents. He was born on July 17, 2015, in Springfield to Andrew Richard and Alicia Dawn “Ali” (Agers) Hose. He leaves behind his parents of Litchfield; big brother Jaxson Hose of Litchfield; big sister, Skye Harbison of Staunton; […]