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Death of Lyndel Wilmer Klausing

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Lyndel Wilmer Klausing passed away at 10:36 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022, at his residence in Staunton. He was 70 years old.

Lyndel was born on November 29, 1951, to Wilmer and Ramona (Prott) Klausing. He attended school in Mt. Olive and graduated in 1969 and then attended SIUE. Lyndel served in the United States Army in Vietnam from May 1971 to May 1973. He was married to Kerri (Bertagnolli) Klausing from 1987-2007. Even though they were divorced she kept her vow and helped their daughter Holly care for him.

He retired from the United States Postal Service. Lyndel was also employed by Cisler and Associates as a realtor. He was a Macoupin County Board member and a UMWA coal miner. Lyndel was a member of St. John Paul II Catholic Church, American Legion, AmVets, Knights of Columbus, Staunton FFA Alumni and Macoupin County Republican Central Committee.

Lyndel is survived by his daughter, Holly Marie Pratt Klausing and a sister, Dawnelle (Klausing) Hanson of Glen Carbon.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will take place at Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022. A second visitation will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at St. John Paul II from 10 to 11 a.m. Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Father Thomas Hagstrom and Father Larry Anchutz officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Stray Rescue of St. Louis, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and the Macoupin County Animal Shelter.

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Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Death of Gloria E. Frey

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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.

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Death of Glenda F. “Dado” Hester

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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.

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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.

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