Death of Bradley G. Demuzio

Bradley G. Demuzio

Bradley G. Demuzio, 50, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Carlinville, IL, died in Springfield, IL on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:55 p.m. He was born on September 3, 1964, in Carlinville, IL to Vince Demuzio and Deanna (Clemonds) Demuzio. Bradley was an avid golfer and hunter. He served as Mayor of Carlinville from 1993 […]

Death of George Neal Bishop

George Bishop

George Neal Bishop, 71, of Springfield, died at 6:08 a.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. George was born on November 19, 1942, in Gillespie to Robert and Diane Severn Bishop. He married Mary Heckler Brown on February 27, 1988, in Springfield. George graduated from Gillespie High School, earned his Bachelor’s degree […]

Death of Gerald M. Carney

Gerald Carney

Gerald M. Carney, 78, of Virden, formerly of Girard, passed away Wednesday evening, November 5, 2014, at his home with his family by his side after an 8 year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Gerald, the son of the late Richard E. and C. Louise (Ryan) Carney, was born on October 21, 1936, in Springfield, Illinois. […]

Death of Frieda Maxine Craine


Frieda Maxine Craine, 92, of Rolla, Missouri passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Heritage Health in Gillespie. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her. She was born on July 13, 1922, in Phelps County, Missouri to Datson W. Melton and Ruth I. Jenkins. Frieda savored every minute of her […]

Death of Marie L. Garner

Marie L. Garner

Marie L. Garner, 92, of Girard, IL, formerly of Wilsonville, IL, died at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard, IL on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:45 p.m. She was born on March 9, 1922, in Dorchester, IL to Alvin Wolff and Eleanor (Nobbe) Wolff. She married Elmer Garner on March 30, 1938, in Farmington, MO. […]

Death of Joan A. (Makstell) Larson

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Joan A. (Makstell) Larson, 71, of Worthington, Ohio, passed away on August 11, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Selma (Lueker) Makstell of Sawyerville, the beloved mother of Amy (Richard) Price of Norfolk, Virginia, and the sister of Marian Lynch of La Grange Park, […]

Death of Bill Wiser

Bill Wiser

Bill Wiser, 70, of Carlinville passed away Thursday evening, October 30, 2014 at his residence in Carlinville, IL. Bill was born on November 20, 1943, to Melvin and Eileen (Mefford) Wiser in Hettick, IL. He was a graduate of Carlinville High School with the class of 1961. Bill married Phyllis Cope on September 28, 1963, […]

Death of Roland W. Knecht

Roland W. Knecht

Roland W. Knecht, 67, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. He was born on November 17, 1946, in Alton, IL to Wilbur H. Knecht and LaVerne (Gabriel). He married Susan A. (Baxter) Knecht in Bonita, CA. He retired from the US […]

Death of Timothy A. Crane


Timothy A. Crane, 51, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, IL on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:50 a.m. He was born on November 22, 1962, in Staunton, IL to Ernest Edward Crane Jr. and Shirley Ann (Hollandsworth). He married Kathy (Markle) Crane on September 26, 2002 in Wilsonville, IL. […]

Death of Leonard Anton “Slick” Mullink

Leonard Anton Mullink

Leonard Anton “Slick” Mullink, 80, of Bunker Hill, IL died at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton, IL on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 10:14 a.m. He was born on January 4, 1934, in Bunker Hill, IL to Anton Mullink and Kathryn (Sneeringer). He married Billie Jean (Ray) Mullink on July 31, 1953 in Bunker Hill, […]