Connect with us

Obituaries

Death of Herbert C. “Herb” Sievers

Published

on

Herbert C. “Herb” Sievers, 74 of Staunton, passed away at 11:37 PM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on June 20, 1948, in Litchfield the son of the late Charles F. and Vera (Gerdes) Sievers. 

He married Linda Pass on April 25, 1970, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton and she survives. Herb started Sievers Truck Service in Staunton in 1973 with one truck and over the years grew the business to over 20 trucks. As the trucking business grew, he maintained his family farm, which he called his “therapy”. 

He enjoyed going to the Lake of the Ozarks and boating with family and friends. He also enjoyed going to the NASCAR races with friends. He was a history buff and his favorite band was the Eagles, which he always loved to see in concert. He also served as an alderman for the City of Staunton for four years. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather who loved spending time with his family. Herb was known as a hard worker and never knew what a less than 40-hour work week was. He enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest.

Herb is survived by his wife, Linda Sievers of Staunton; one son, Mark (Katrina) Sievers of Staunton; two daughters, Angie (Lige) Daley of Highland and Missy Griffith of Staunton; eight grandchildren, Michael Pratt, Lucas Sievers, Elijah Daley, Cadence Daley, Emerson Daley, Colton Griffith, Calvin Griffith, and Mila Griffith; two sisters and one brother; sister-in-law –  Caroline Strasen of Staunton; and several nieces and nephews. 

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one nephew, Donald Ivey.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 PM on Sunday, May 21, 2023, and from 9 to 11 AM on Monday, May 22, 2023, at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 11 AM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton with Pastor Scott Busacker officiating. 

Interment will be in Spangle Cemetery near Livingston. Memorials are suggested to either Spangle Cemetery, Staunton Volunteer Fire Department, or to the Staunton Food Pantry/Helping Hands Center.

Advertisement
Share this story

Comments

comments

Obituaries

Death of Gloria E. Frey

Published

on

Gloria E. Frey, 73 of Staunton, passed away at 12:40 PM on Friday, June 7, 2024, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. She was born December 23, 1950, the daughter of the late Will Henry and Jessie (Campbell) Frey.  

She had resided at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra for the past 12 years.

Gloria is survived by two sisters-in-law, Karen Frey of Staunton and Jane Frey of Elk Grove Village, IL, and five nieces and nephews, Kim Knoche, Joan Arrington, James Frey, Michael Frey, and Matthew Frey. 

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Robert Frey, and one niece, Melissa Frey.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at 1:30 PM at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Share this story

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

Obituaries

Death of Glenda F. “Dado” Hester

Published

on

Glenda F. “Dado” Hester, 88 of Bunker Hill, died at Villa Rose Senior Living Community, Bethalto on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.  She was born December 14, 1935, in Trenton, KY to Henry Clay Green and Florence O. Armstrong Green.  

She married Royce H. Hester on May 17, 1959, in Trenton, KY.  He preceded her in death on July 17, 2020.  She was a homemaker.  Glenda was a member of the Country Bible Church.  

She is survived by her children, Melinda (Jeffrey) Bertels of Dorsey, Michael (Laurie) Hester of Bunker Hill, and Millie Hausman of Lee’s Summit, MO; grandchildren, Ashley (Clayton) Gill, Jordan Bertels, Shelby Hausman, Alec (fiancée, Katie Hartsock) Hester, Clay Hausman, and Paige Hester; and great-grandchildren, Jack Wilcox and Vivien Wilcox.  

Glenda was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; sister, Juanita Price; and son in law, Matt Hausman.  

Friends may call on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Funeral services are Monday, June 10, 2024, at 12:00 pm at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill.

Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery, Bunker Hill. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.

Advertisement
Share this story

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

Obituaries

Death of Ronald Hopper

Published

on

Ronald Hopper, 71 of Springfield, died in Springfield on Monday, June 3, 2024, at 8:05 am. He was born on July 19, 1952, in Jacksonville to Freeman Headen Hopper and Bernice Robertine Ranson. He married Yvonne Sorbie on July 14, 1990, in Springfield.  

Ronald was a 1970 graduate of Jacksonville High School. He was retired after having been a mechanic. Ronald enjoyed long-distance running and fishing.  

He is survived by his spouse, Yvonne Hopper of Springfield; children, Christy (Shawn) Shafer of Camby, IN and Nicholas Hopper of Boulder, CO; grandchildren, Elandra, Addison, and Ava, all of Indiana; sister, Cindy Lou (Rex) Gauges of Winchester; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William Hopper.  

No public services are scheduled. Memorials are suggested to donor’s choice. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.

Share this story

Comments

comments

Continue Reading

Trending

×

We need your support. If you value having timely, accurate news about your community, please become one of our subscribers. Subscribe