Obituaries

John H. Malawy

John H. Malawy

John H. Malawy, 96 of Nashville, passed away at 10:31 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  He was born on December 26, 1925 in Nashville, the son of August and Clara Skiera Malawy.  He married Gisela Nickel in 1952 in Germany and she preceded him in death.  Also preceding him in death were his parents, a son Henry and  nephew Glenn.  5 brothers; Eugene, Alvin and Hillard, Andrew (Catherine) and Harry (Rose) Malawy and a sister Delores Malawy.

Left to mourn his passing is his daughter Barbara Haney of Mt. Prospect., granddaughter Kallie Haney.  Sisters-in-law Marie, Velma and Dorothy Malawy.  Many nieces and nephews and special neighbors and friends; Donald and Anita Revelle, Kim and Doug Kell, Dale and Vanessa McCollum.

John served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army in WW II where he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class.  He was a retired plant manager for an engineering Company.  He was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen.

A celebration of John’s life will be held at a later date. Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page. 


Debra Kay Lange

Debra Kay Lange

Debra Kay (Kuhn) Lange, age 54 of Addieville, IL passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN of complications following her heart and liver transplant.

She was born in Lincoln, NE on August 17 th , 1967, the daughter of Don and Mary (Langemeier) Kuhn. The abnormalities that affected the way her heart pumped did not change her ability to love the many family members, friends and students she impacted in her 50 plus years on earth.

Deb grew up in Lincoln, NE and attended Zeman Elementary, Pound Middle School and Lincoln Southeast High School. She furthered her education at Concordia Lutheran Teachers College in Seward, NE and the University of Nebraska where received her teaching degree. Upon graduation, she moved to Nashville, IL and began teaching at Trinity St. John Lutheran School. It was there that she met the love of her life, Terry Lange. They married on February 11th, 1995 and settled in Addieville, IL.

With three sisters and two brothers, Deb grew up in a busy household with plenty of chores and gardening duties. She participated in 4-H and loved to ride horses. Her love for animals continued as she cared for many dogs and cats during her time in Illinois.

Deb created strong bonds with many young people. Though her heart condition prevented her from having children, she had many nieces, nephews, and children of friends whom she loved as if they were her own, serving as godmother to many. Summer stays at the house with her and Terry were cherished times. Always showing her love and support, Deb would often be there to cheer on you and your team.

During her long career of almost 30 years at Trinity St. John Lutheran School, she taught and mentored hundreds of students, sometimes even teaching the children of former students. When Covid kept her from classroom participation, she served as the school yearbook advisor and technology coordinator.

Deb was a bright light to everyone she met, even when her medical conditions would have been overwhelming to most. She was a courageous fighter and an advocate for herself and others. She valued and treasured her family and friends and throughout her life made great efforts to assure that those connections did not fade. She loved playing cards and was always ready to start a card game either in person or online. She will be greatly missed.

Deb was an ongoing advocate for the Adult Congenital Heart Association and participated in many events and fundraisers for the group. She also had a great love and connection with her “Zipper Sisters” who could really relate to her condition. Deb dedicated a great amount of time to bringing awareness to congenital heart disease and organ and tissue donation.

Deb is preceded in death by her sister, Renee Kuhn, her father-in-law and mother-in-law Harlen and Wilma Lange. Remaining to mourn are her husband, Terry Lange, Addieville, IL, parents Don and Mary Kuhn, Lincoln, NE, brother Mike (Julie) Kuhn, Westminster, CO, sister Pam (Dave) Church, Grain Valley, MO, brother Tim Kuhn, Scottsdale, AZ, brother-in-law Scott Hochhalter, Littleton, CO, sister Deanna (Greg) Hand, Omaha, NE, brother-in-law Mark (Myra) Lange, St Peter, MO, sister-in-law Lana (Jason) Peters, Tupelo, MS, brother-in-law Scott (Sarah) Lange, Centralia, IL and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Minden, IL Monday, May, 2022 from 4:00- 8:00pm.

Funeral will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Minden, IL Tuesday, May, 2022 at 10:00am with interment to follow in the parish cemetery. Lunch to follow at St John’s Lutheran Church basement.

Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville, IL is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden or to the Adult Congenital Heart Association where a memorial page is being created in Deb’s honor. A link to the page will be updated here at a later date. Also, if you are able, please consider donating blood or registering as an organ/tissue donor as a tribute
to Deb.


Gerald “Gerry” E. Dintelman

Gerald “Gerry” E. Dintelman

Mr. Gerald “Gerry” E. Dintelman of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Extended Care in Nashville on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 2:29 P.M.  He had attained the age of 83 years, 7 months and 9 days.

Mr. Dintelman was born on September 30, 1938, in Oakdale, IL the son of Carroll and Mary (Higgs) Dintelman.  He was united in marriage to Phyllis Frieman on May 10, 1958, in Oakdale, IL and she survives his passing.

Gerry was a lineman for Illinois Power/Ameren for 30 years and he was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Nashville.  He was also a member and involved with the Masonic Lodge #55 AF/AM, IBEW #702 of West Frankfort, Okaw Valley Car Club and he was a volunteer fireman for the Nashville Fire Protection District.  There was nothing that Gerry could not fix and he loved woodworking, tractor pulling, cars and watching wrestling.  He enjoyed the outdoors, especially watching his birds and squirrels.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Phyllis Dintelman of Nashville, IL; three children, Dee Pedtke and husband Robert, Corey Dintelman and wife Paula and Duane Dintelman and wife Stacey all of Nashville, IL; 6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, brother-in-law, Dennis Frieman and wife Joyce of Nashville, IL; a niece and a nephew, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, James Dintelman.

Funeral services will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Monday, May 16, 2022, at 11 A.M. with Rev. Leanne Noland officiating.  Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Nashville, IL.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Monday from 9 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the NCHS Industrial Arts program and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Roger E. Kramm

Roger E. Kramm

Mr. Roger E. Kramm of Nashville, IL, departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Emergency Room in Nashville, on Thursday, May 05, 2022, at 11:50 AM.  He had attained the age of 75 years, 1 month and 6 days.

Mr. Kramm was born in Centralia, IL, on March 29, 1947, the son of Walter and Emma (Ellermeyer) Kramm.  He was united in marriage to Frances Borowiak on September 19, 1970, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL and she survives his passing.

Roger graduated from Nashville High School in 1965 and then attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL and then graduated from St. Louis University.  He served in the Army National Guard and spent his work career with the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (AT&T).  After opting for an early retirement, he worked at several part-time jobs and devoted himself to a career of volunteer work.  Roger was a faithful member of St. Mark United Church of Christ in Dubois, where he held the position of Treasurer.  He was a member of the Nashville Fire board, member and past officer of the Nashville Lions Club, Secretary of the Chapel Hill Cemetery board, past member of the District 49 school board and was Commander and dedicated member of the American Legion Post 110.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Frances Kramm of Nashville, IL; son Mark Kramm and wife Alesia of Peachtree City, GA; 2 grandsons, Justin and Adam Kramm of Peachtree, GA; sister, Carol Gogolek and husband Butch of DuBois, IL; sister-in-law, Jeannette Logan of Ashley, IL; nieces, Melissa (Tim) Kuhn of St. Louis, MO and Krystal (Tim) Henry of Ashley, IL; nephews, Aaron (Lizz Frederking) Gogolek of Nashville, IL, Gary (Kim) Konkel of Waterloo, IL and Terry (Linda) Konkel of Belleville, IL; 4 great nieces, four great nephews, 1 great great-nephew, 1 great great-niece, aunts, Ernestine Fischer of Climax Springs, MO and Florence Seibert of Cape Girardeau, MO; cousins and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Edward and Helen Borowiak; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Pat and John Konkel, brother-in-law, Cecil Logan and a great niece in infancy.

Per the wishes of Roger and his family, cremation will be performed, and a memorial service will be held at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 2 P.M. with Pastor Tom Ellison officiating.  Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.  Interment of Ashes will be at a later date in the Chapel Hill Cemetery in DuBois, IL.  There will be a celebration of life gathering at the Nashville American Legion Home in Nashville, IL following the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Legion Post 110 Bar Improvement, Chapel Hill Cemetery or St. Mark United Church of Christ of Dubois and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Wayne Auld

Wayne Auld

Mr. Wayne Auld of Nashville, IL departed this life surrounded by family at his residence on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 3:11 AM.  He had attained the age of 70 years, 6 months, and 6 days.

Wayne was born on October 30, 1951, in Sparta, IL, the son of William and Eileen (Carson) Auld. Wayne was a 1969 graduate of Nashville Community High School and a 1973 graduate of SIU-Carbondale.  He was united in marriage to Deb Gaffner in Pana, IL on August 25, 1973, and she survives his passing.

Wayne was raised in the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Oakdale, IL and remained an active member there until the church disbanded. Wayne and Deb then joined the First United Presbyterian Church in Nashville, where Wayne formerly served as an Elder. Wayne was a retired farmer and in his earlier years he was also employed by F.S. and sold Pioneer Seed.

Wayne was an avid golfer and served as President for multiple years on the golf board. He won multiple club championships at the Nashville Municipal Golf Course, as well as recording twelve hole-in-ones. Wayne took great pride and enjoyed teaching and guiding his kids in all their sporting activites. Wayne was a huge fan of the Nashville Hornet and Hornettes sports programs and especially loved watching his grandchildren participate in their sporting endeavors. Wayne’s life was irreversibly changed on October 19, 2004, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident, but that didn’t prevent him from attending church, going to sporting events, or watching his grandchildren grow. His spirit was an inspiration to all.  

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Deb Auld of Nashville, IL; son, Brandon Auld of Oakdale, IL; daughter, Brittany Wolf and husband Cole of Nashville; four grandchildren, Connor and Carlee Auld and Landry and Cooper Wolf; two sisters, Jean Kuhlengel and husband Dennis and Ruth Harre all of Covington, IL; brother-in-law, Mark Gaffner and wife Mary of Lenior, TN; nieces, nephews, other relatives and an abundance of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Max and Marian Gaffner and two brothers-in-law, Duane Harre and Clark Erik Gaffner.

Funeral Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, IL on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 10 A.M. with Rev. Phil Carson officiating.  Interment will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery in Oakdale, IL.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Wednesday from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. and on Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville from 9 A.M until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Nashville Swim Team or the Nashville Community High School Golf Team and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Eugene Zelasko

Eugene Zelasko

Mr. Eugene Zelasko of Radom, IL, departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Emergency Room in Nashville, IL on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 5:39 PM.  He had attained the age of 82 years and 3 months.

Mr. Zelasko was born on January 30, 1940, in Tamaroa, IL the son of Theodore and Anna (Zyk) Zelasko.  He was united in marriage to Patricia Lukasik on September 1, 1962, at St. Michael Catholic Church and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2020.

Eugene proudly served with the United States Army from 1957 to 1963.  He was a self-employed truck driver and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL.  Eugene enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking.

Left to mourn his passing are his three children, Richard Zelasko and wife Dawn of Sesser, IL, Sandy Zelasko of Radom, IL and Jim Zelasko and wife Sheila of South Carolina; grandson, Casey Zelasko; sister Evelyn Bochantin of DuBois, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, Larry Zelasko and grandchild, Natasha Zelasko.

Per the wishes of Eugene and his family, cremation will be performed and a graveside service will be held at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery in Radom, IL on Friday, May 6, 2022, at 10 AM with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating.  Military graveside rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.  Those wishing to attend are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Michael Catholic Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Sandra “Sandy” Kasban

Sandra Kasban

Mrs. Sandra “Sandy” Sue (Dulany) Kasban of Ashley, IL, departed this life at her home surrounded by her family on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10:37 PM.  She had attained the age of 76 years and 29 days.

Mrs. Kasban was born on March 30, 1946, the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Payne) Dulany.  She was a graduate of Wayne City High School and in her youth, she worked for the Candy Factory in Ashley, IL.  She was united in marriage to Louis Kasban of Ashley, IL on July 15, 1967, and he survives her passing.  Sandy raised four children, Randy, Sherry, Cindy and Ricky.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.  Sandy loved reading, puzzles, playing games on her Kindle, various craft projects and spending time with her family.

Left to mourn her passing is her husband, Louis Kasban of Ashley, IL; children, Randy Kasban, Sherry Shoemaker, Cindy and Ricky Kasban; daughter-in-law, Tai (Meier) Kasban; son-in-law, Mark Warren; five grandchildren, Kolton Shoemaker, Kortney Shoemaker, Brody Kasban, Chase Kasban and Sutton Kasban; four sisters, Phyllis Stegman, Rhonda Piper, Brenda Navas and Ann Dulany; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Sam Webb; two sisters-in-laws, Rosemary (Kasban) Banaszek and Betty (Kasban) Kujawa; brother-in-law, Joe Kasban and three nephews, John Kujawa, John Kasban and Michael Waters.

A graveside service will be held at the St. Michael Cemetery in Radom, IL on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 11 AM with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating.  Those wishing to attend are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the St. Michael’s Catholic Church or St. Michael’s Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Phil B. Jones

Phil B. Jones

Mr. Phil B. Jones of rural Richview, IL, departed this life at his residence on Thursday April 21, 2022, as the result of natural causes. He had attained the age of 86 years, 1 month and 22 days and was well-known around Washington County and beyond.

Mr. Jones was a “leap year baby,” born on 29 February 1936, in rural Washington County, the first son of Edwin Howard and Dorothy Marion (Zacheis) Jones. Phil was raised on the family farm (the fourth generation) located just north of Beaucoup. He attended one-room schools, Hoyleton Grade School, and Nashville High School, where he met his future wife, Judith Henderson. They were united in marriage at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Nashville on 26 June 1962, and Judy survives his passing.

Phil loved God, his family, his community, and nature, and he devoted his life to these causes. He was known for his wisdom, common sense, patience, and kindness. Phil was a proud alumnus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he completed his B.S. in Agriculture in 1958 and his M.A. in Journalism in 1959. Phil served his country as a member of the United States Air Force until 1962, when he re-entered civilian life. Especially interested in mechanics and farm machinery, he worked as a staff writer then became Agricultural Engineering Editor of Successful Farming Magazine. Phil and Judy returned to the family farm in 1974, where he pursued his many interests: farming, conservation, housebuilding, mechanics, writing, antique clock collecting and repair, Nashville Hornet sports, and community service. Perhaps his most important achievement was bringing safe and reliable water to rural families in Southern Illinois: he was one of the founders and President for 36 years of the Washington County Water Company. He wrote many successful grants for government funding to build the water system, helped to design it, and worked to maintain and expand it. 

A lifelong and faithful Christian, Phil served as President, board member, search committee member, choir member, and confirmation teacher for the U.C.C. churches at Hoyleton and Nashville. He mentored many young people and he loved teaching them. A proud member of the Hoyleton and Nashville American Legion posts, Phil was active in recruiting and sending young people to Boys’ and Girls’ State. He supervised placing flags on veterans’ graves on Memorial Day for many years. He also served on school boards, as a Friend of the Nashville public library, and as a coordinator for the Washington County Food Pantry at Irvington. At home, he loved to tinker with clocks, cars and computers and feed the wild birds. His favorite color was “the green of growing things in the spring.”

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Judith Henderson Jones of rural Richview IL, and three children, Susan Dorothy Jones and husband Kevin R. Reitz of St. Paul, MN; Edwin W. Jones and wife Jennifer of Cincinnati, OH; and James R. Jones of Wallingford, PA; one grandson, Phil R. Reitz-Jones; brother, Claude L. Jones and wife Laurie of Brentwood, CA, sister Jody E. Hill and husband Jimmie T. of Urbana, IL; nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL on Friday April 29, 2022, at 11:30 AM with Pastor Beverly Kahler officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.

Friends may call at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL on Friday from 9:30 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, and in lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Washington County Food Pantry of Irvington; the Washington County Partners for Pets (Nashville); and the Friends of the Library (Nashville) which will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home of Nashville (in charge of the arrangements)The best memorial to Phil will be actively serving the community he loved so much. Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Wesley Evan Thompson

Wesley Evan Thompson

Mr. Wesley Evan Thompson of St. Charles, MO, formerly of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at his residence in St. Charles on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  He had attained the age of 32 years, 11 months and 11 days.

Wesley was born on May 8, 1989, in Belleville, IL, the son of David and Tonya (nee Hood) Thompson.

Wesley was a 2007 graduate of Nashville Community High School in Nashville, IL and a 2010 graduate of Kaskaskia College in Centralia, IL, where he was a member of the Cross-Country team.  He then attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale and graduated with his Information Systems degree in 2012.  He worked as an Information Technician for Dell in St. Charles, MO and attended Coulterville United Methodist Church in Coulterville, IL.  Wesley enjoyed buying and selling items on Ebay, running, bicycling, music, playing his guitar and he loved his cat, Marley and dog, Mocha.

Left to mourn his passing are his parents, David and Tonya Thompson of Oakdale; brother, Mitchell Thompson of Oakdale; significant other, Alexis Siltman of St. Charles, MO; aunt, Trudy (John) Calvetti of Coulterville; two uncles, Parley (Debbie) Hood and Dennis (Star) Thompson all of Coulterville; many cousins, other relation and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roger and Helen Hood; paternal grandparents, Charles and Earlean Thompson and uncle, Keith Thompson.

Per the wishes of Wesley and his family, cremation will be performed and a Memorial Service will be held at the Coulterville United Methodist Church in Coulterville, IL on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 11 AM with Pastor Cody Battefeld officiating.  Interment of Ashes will follow in the Elkton Cemetery in Elkton, IL.

Friends may call at Coulterville United Methodist Church on Wednesday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Thursday from 10 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Oakdale Grade School or St. Louis Children’s Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Jacky D. Gullion

Jacky D. Gullion

Jacky D. Gullion, of Nashville, IL, passed away on Saturday, April 16th, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Shiloh, IL after a brave battle with cancer.  He had attained the age of 68 years and 8 months.

Jack was born on August 16, 1953, in Mattoon, IL the son of Howard and Betty (nee Janes) Gullion. 

Jack was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany and was a chemical rep salesman for Effingham Equity for many years.  He also helped farm at his niece’s farm in Deland, IL and enjoyed golf, spending time with his family and telling stories with his friends at the Legion.

Jack is survived by his mother Betty Swanson, brothers Mike Gullion and wife Debby; David Gullion and wife Donna; Children Toby Gullion and wife Kelly of Salem, Courtney Gladson and husband Jason of Nashville, Levi Gullion of St. Peter and Ryan Gullion and wife Donna of St Peter.  He is also survived by grandchildren Connor, Grady, Mabry, Eliot, Radley, Keaton, Avery, Payton, Angelica, Michael, Sarah, Jaxson, Jayden, Colby and Madi.

He was preceded in death by his father Ned and brothers Jerry and Dan.

Jack will be cremated per his wishes and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 2pm at the Lighthouse Church in Nashville followed by a Celebration of Life Service filled with laughs and stories at the Nashville Legion until 5pm. 

Memorial donations can be made in Jack’s memory to the Nashville American Legion Post 533 for lounge improvements and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Gary A. Oltmann

Gary A. Oltmann

Mr. Gary A. Oltmann of Nashville, IL, departed this life at the Fireside House of Centralia in Centralia, IL on Monday, April 18, 2022, at 4:30 AM.  He had attained the age of 68 years, 5 months and 5 days.

Gary was born on November 13, 1953, at Centralia, IL the son of Norbert and Bernice (Lichtenfels) Oltmann.

Gary worked for many years as a custodian for the Washington County Vocational Workshop in Nashville, IL and he was a member of the St. Paul United Church in Christ in Nashville, IL.  Gary enjoyed cleaning and watching sports, especially St. Louis Cardinal baseball.

Left to mourn his passing is his six brothers and sisters, Janice (Gene) Middendorf of Venedy, IL, Kenneth Oltmann of Oakdale, IL, Bruce Oltmann of Nashville, IL, Debbie (Joe) Shopinski of Ashley, IL, Bradley (Shelley) Oltmann of Nashville, IL and Curtis (Cindy) Oltmann of Ashley, IL; many nieces, nephews, other relations and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Denise Stanowski and Carol Oltmann and sister-in-law, Monya Oltmann.

Private graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery in Addieville, IL with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Washington County Vocational Workshop and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com


Norma G. Kroener

Mrs. Norma G. Kroener of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, IL on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 4:50 A.M. She had attained the age of 95 years, 6 months and 19 days.


Mrs. Kroener was born on September 28, 1926, in Pinckneyville, IL the daughter of Oscar and Vera (Gossman) Linze. She was united in marriage to Charles W. Kroener on October 18, 1958, and he preceded her in death on April 28, 2019.


Norma was a homemaker and took great pride in caring for her family. She was a member of the Nashville Christian Church in Nashville, IL and she loved animals, flowers and spending time with her family.


Left to mourn her passing is her two daughters, Debra Spenner and husband Mike of Nashville, IL and Rita Kroener of Okawville, IL four grandchildren, Eric (Allison) Spenner, Lindsey (John) Langenfeld, Shane (Chelsea) Youngblood and Christian (Brooke) Spenner; eight great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Linda Kroener; two brothers, Oscar Linze and Loren Linze in infancy; three sisters-in-law, Alice (William) Eigenrauch, Arlene (Roy) Campbell and Ester (Joe) Payne.


Funeral services will be held Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 11 A.M. with Rev. Les Boldt officiating. A private burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery in Oakdale, IL.


Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until 11 A.M.


Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Nashville Christian Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.


Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Genevieve Ann Barciszewski

Genevieve Ann Barciszewski

Ms. Genevieve Ann Barciszewski of Mt. Vernon, IL, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.  She had attained the age of 75 years, 4 months and 22 days.  

Genevieve was born on November 21, 1946, in Centralia, IL, the daughter of Leo and Frances (nee Buretta) Czerniejewski of Ashley, IL.  She was united in marriage to Charles Barciszewski on July 22, 1967 at St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois, IL and he preceded her in death on November 1, 2019.  

Genevieve attended Waltonville High School and graduated in 1965.  She was employed in 1987 at Nascote Industries in Nashville, IL and retired in 2009.  Genevieve was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon, IL and was devoted to her faith and loved her church family.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, crafts, hummingbirds and walking.

Left to mourn her passing are her two sons, Brian (Sandra) Barciszewski and Brent (Jennifer) Barciszewski all of Mt. Vernon, IL; four grandsons, Jason Barciszewski, Tyler (Kaitlyn) Barciszewski, Trevor and Trey Barciszewski; brother, Leonard (Barbara) Czerniejewski of Ashley, IL; nieces, nephews, other relations and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon, IL or Wolf Prairie Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Daniel Michael Paszkiewicz

Daniel Michael Paszkiewicz

Daniel Michael Paszkiewicz started bringing laughter into this world on January 21, 1930, in Posen, IL. He told his last joke on April 13, 2022 at Mercy South in St. Louis, MO.

He was the third child of Frank and Veronica (Pierjok) Paszkiewicz. After serving in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, he returned to Posen, never to eat oatmeal again. Dan married the love of his life, Josephine Dolores Pinski, on April 30th , 1955. Dan and Jo spent the next 67 years spreading their love through family, polka dancing, and
endless (and often repeated) stories.


Dan had immense pride in their three sons: Jerome (Cindy Markus) Paszkiewicz, Kenneth (Peggy) Paszkiewicz, and Steven (JoLynn) Paszkiewicz. He adored his eight granddaughters: Courtney (Christopher) Greenup, Marissa (Patrick) Strietz, Rebecca (Daniel) Kennedy, Claire (Bradley) Galli, Samantha (Christopher) Hicks, Amanda (Daniel Conn) Paszkiewicz, Melinda (Zachary) Minton, and Kathryn (Steven Rein) Paszkiewicz.

However, it was the next generation, who called him Dziadzia, that
were the tiny loves of his life, his great grandchildren: Grayden and Avery Greenup; Josa Kennedy; Matthew and Emma Galli; Colton, Lucas, and Andrew Hicks; and Eleanor Minton.

After moving to St. Louis following their wedding, Dan was employed at Marlo Coil as a sheet metal assembler before retiring from Monsanto as a chemical plant operator. But knowing him after retirement, he was never known to be without a lawnmower to fix, a garden to tend to, or a fish to catch. Dan took great pride in his Polish heritage and in his memberships in the St. Louis Metro Polka Club and the Polish American War Veterans (PAWV) Club, where he was a retired member of the honor guard.

In addition to his cherished wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, he is survived by his sister Florence (Bernard) Sherman, sister-in-law Virginia Bonk, many nieces and nephews, and step- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Alois, Anna (Edmund) Smugala, Esther (Eugene) Kania, and Leonard; and brother-in-law Eugene Pinski.

An active member of Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church in Afton, MO, Dan is sure to be smiling down on all of us, holding his prayer cards, and telling his favorite joke to all the friends surrounding him. At least one of them hasn’t heard it yet.

Condolences may be extended in-person to Josephine and the family at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL on Saturday, April 23, 2022 starting at 9:00 am before 11:00 am mass.

Please join the family for a luncheon following the burial to share stories and jokes. Mass Memorials can be made to Seven Holy Founders Church, Affton, MO, or memorial donations in honor of a life well-lived can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) or Polish American War Veterans and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Richard T. Bonk

Mr. Richard T. Bonk of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 9:55 A.M.  He had attained the age of 89 years, 1 month and 23 days.

Mr. Bonk was born on February 20, 1933, in Posen, IL, the son of Anton and Agnes (nee Paszkiewicz) Bonk.  He was united in marriage to Virginia (nee Prange) Pinski on February 17, 1979, in Posen, IL and she survives his passing.

Richard was a lifelong farmer and a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL.  Richard served as the clerk of Bolo Township for many years, and he enjoyed cutting wood and spending time in the woods.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Virginia Bonk of Nashville, IL; two stepchildren, Clarence (Robin) Pinski and Debbie Pinski all of Nashville, IL; three step grandchildren, Brent (Jen) Pinski, Brittany and Brandon Pinski; two step great-grandchildren, Bryton and Weston; sister, Mary Ann (Albert) Ryterski; sister-in-law, Clara Bonk; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Anthony and Edward Bonk; two sisters, Bernice (Theodore) Kitowski and Delphine (Alphonse) Kitowski.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 10:30 A.M. with Fr. Andy Knopik and Fr. Paul Bonk officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL on Tuesday from 8:30 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Carol Sue Oltmann

Carol Sue Oltmann

Ms. Carol Sue Oltmann of Nashville, IL, departed this life at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 5:05P.M.  She had attained the age of 65 years, 4 months and 21 days.

Carol was born on November 17, 1956, in Centralia, IL the daughter of Norbert and Bernice (Lichtenfels) Oltmann.  

Carol worked at the Washington County Vocational Workshop in Nashville for over 30 plus years and she attended the St. Paul United Church of Christ.  She loved walking around town and socializing with the people she would see and she enjoyed playing Bingo and Lottery scratch off tickets.

Left to mourn her passing is her seven brothers and sisters, Janice (Gene) Middendorf of Venedy, IL, Kenneth Oltmann of Oakdale, IL, Gary Oltmann of Nashville, IL, Bruce Oltmann of Nashville, IL, Debbie (Joe) Shopinski of Ashley, IL, Bradley (Shelley) Oltmann of Nashville, IL and Curtis (Cindy) Oltmann of Ashley, IL; many nieces, nephews, other relations and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Denise Stanowski and sister-in-law, Monya Oltmann.

Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery in Addieville, IL with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Washington County Vocational Workshop CILA House and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com


Firmin “Gus” Eversgerd

Firmin “Gus” Eversgerd

Firmin “Gus” Eversgerd, 80 of Nashville, passed away at 4:09 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at Washington County Hospital in Nashville surrounded by his family.

He was born on December 31, 1941, in New Baden, the son of Aloys and Gertrude Huelsman Eversgerd. He married Doris Jean Cook on November 28, 1964, in Centralia and she survives.

Also left to mourn his passing are 3 wonderful daughters; Patricia (Jeff) Roberts of Pinckneyville, Elizabeth Glazier of Nashville and Mary (Richard) Zimmer of Chester. 9 grandchildren; Connie (Jared) Roberts of Ballwin, MO, Rusty (Kate) Roberts of Pinckneyville, Jessie (Philip) Farris of Bethany, WV, Rie (Tommy) Dickerson of Chester, James Glazier of Pinckneyville, First Class Petty Officer Gus (Cindy) Glazier of Bahrain, Mallory Zimmer of Edwardsville, Maddie Vuichard and Megan Zimmer both of Chester. 14 great grandchildren; Bryan, Angel, Matt, Bella and Lexie Forth, Coy, Maycie and Jaymie Dickerson, Katherine and Delilah Farris, Kaylie, Saylor and Abigail Glazier and Niall Roberts. 3 sisters; Marian Lippert of Carlyle, Patricia (Willard) Wessel of Centralia and Carol (Jim) Peters of Cotton Town, TN. A sister in law Barb Eversgerd of Centralia along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Nelda Hanks, 3 brothers; Al “Jr”, David and Gene Eversgerd and a step sister Leota Pommer.

Gus was of the Catholic faith and a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus. He retired as a sheet metal fabricator at CF Fabricators in Hoffman. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and member of the Nashville American Legion Post #110. Gus was an avid fisherman and gardener. He was a loyal fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, BBQ’s , picnics, holidays and any reason to celebrate being together gave him great happiness.

Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville. A prayer service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Brother Rob Mathis officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Memorial contributions are suggested and may be made to the memory care wing at Friendship Manor Health Center.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral homes Facebook page.


Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa

Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa

Mr. Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa of Nashville, IL departed this life at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 1:10 A.M.  He had attained the age of 87 years, 9 months, and 28 days.

Mr. Kujawa was born on June 7, 1934, in Blissville Township, Ashley, IL the son of Frank W. and Sophie (Szopinski) Kujawa.  He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Kryger, the daughter of Andy and Martha (Skorczewski) Kryger on May 6, 1957, and she preceded him in death on August 18, 1958.  He later married Rose Ann Pierjok on August 31, 1960, and they celebrated 61+ years of marriage.

Bert worked in molding at Vernois Stove Foundry in Mt. Vernon, IL and at American Steel Foundry in Granite City, IL.  He then worked at Washington County Vocational Workshop in Nashville, IL for 2 years and then he began working at NCHS as a custodian for 11 years, retiring in 1999.  He was also known for his lawn care in Nashville, IL.  In his younger years he enjoyed dancing to polish music, especially dancing the Waltz with Rose Ann.  Bert always enjoyed visiting with his children, their families, siblings, in-laws, friends, playing cards and visiting the casinos.  Bert was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Council #4384, Nashville, IL.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Rose Ann Kujawa of Nashville, IL; 5 children, Barbara (Gary J.) Maschhoff of Hoyleton, IL, their children, Tiffany (Kevin) Hink of St. Louis, MO, Keely (Tommy) Washam of Chicago, IL and Clinton Maschhoff (Katie Chavre) of Seattle, WA, great grandchildren, Kellan and Meara Hink; Catherine (Bruce) Irwin of Glenview, IL and their children, Cameron Irwin of Durham, NC and Jackson Irwin (Elizabeth Lusk)of Madison, WI; Michael (Deanne) Kujawa of Mt. Vernon, IL, their children Bryce (Lea) Kujawa of Mt. Vernon, IL and Brooke (Mason) Tate of Mt. Vernon, IL, great grandchildren, Sadie, Zoey and Brodie Kujawa; Kimberly Torres (Brian Curtis) of Walnut Hill, IL and her son Brandon Torres of Herrin, IL; Todd (Allison) Kujawa of Woodlawn, IL and their children, Jacob Kujawa of Evansville, IN and Harlee Kujawa of Woodlawn, IL; 4 brothers, Ernie (Rose Marie) Kujawa, Alex (Marcia) Kujawa, Charles (Janet) Kujawa, and Frankie (Cindy) Kujawa; 5 sisters, Hattie (Stanley) Geppert, Mary Ann (John) Krus, Elsie Flerlage, Maxine (Roy) Wright, and Laverne (David) Schumm; sister-in-law, Joan Schorfheide; numerous nieces, nephews, other relations and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law, son, Mark Kujawa; sisters, brothers and in-laws, Frances and Ted Gajewski, Bernice and Leo Kwiatkowski, Walter and Susan Kujawa, Helen and Leo Witges, Lawrence Eugene Kujawa, Bernard Flerlage, Jr., and Charles Schorfheide; 1 niece and 8 nephews.

Funeral Service will be held at the St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 10 A.M. with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.  Interment will follow in the St. Ann’s Old cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Friday from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. and on Saturday from 7:30 A.M. until 9:30 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, plants and other gifts, memorials can be made to the Washington County Vocational Workshop (WCVW), Community Link of Breese, IL or to a charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Carole Novak Waldman

Carole Novak Waldman

Carole Novak Waldman of DuBois, IL, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, April 3, 2022.  She had attained the age of 77 years and 15 days.

Carole was born on March 19th, 1945, at Todds Mill, IL, the daughter of Alex and Catherine (Kellerman) Novak. She married the love of her life, Wallace Waldman, on June 29, 1964 in Todds Mill, IL.

Carole was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois where she served as a church trustee and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the St. Teresa Altar Society. She was a two time cancer survivor and loved the meetings with her Pink Sisters. Carole earned her nursing license in the 70s while raising a young family. After a rewarding career, she focused on being a loving and proud grandmother. 

Along with her husband of 57 years, she is survived by three children, Cindy (Steve) Rich of Ashmore, IL; Wayne Waldman of Highland, IL and Jon (Gail) Waldman of DuBois, her loving grandchildren, Bryn Rich (special friend, Brynn), of Ardmore, PA; Brock Rich (wife, Jenna) of Beecher City; Maddie Cullen (husband, Will) of Scottsdale, AZ; Mack Waldman (special friend, Courtney) of Highland: Parisse Waldman of Scottsdale, AZ; Payne Waldman of Highland; and Reagan and Ivan Waldman of DuBois, beloved great-granddaughters Remington Rich of Beecher City and Honor Cullen of Scottsdale, AZ, sisters Shirley (Leo) Barczewski; Sue (Roger) Vollmer; and Jeannie (Larry) Boxx and sisters-in-law Madalyn Morris and Charlotte Dalman. 

Carole was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister, Judy; her in-laws Clarence and Veronica Waldman; sister-in-law Carol Willis; brothers-in-law Jack Willis, Enoch Morris and Jerry Dalman; and nephew Gary Morris. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois, IL on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 10 A.M. with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be at St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois on Thursday from 8:30AM until 9:30 AM.

Memorials may be made to St. Charles Catholic Church or the St. Charles Cemetery Fund and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Henry William Windler

Henry William Windler

Henry William Windler, of New Minden, Illinois, entered the arms of his Heavenly Father on April 1, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.

Henry was born on April 29, 1942 in Centralia, IL to his parents Alvin and Frances (Hanke) Windler. He was united in marriage to Linda Spenner, daughter of Theodore and Julia (Kleiboker) Spenner on January 25, 1964 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton, IL. He was of the Lutheran faith, and a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Covington, Illinois. He was a dedicated, lifelong farmer of Washington County.

He gave himself to family, friends, farming, and God, serving all of them with a faithful resolve and a relentless commitment to strengthening the bonds of fellowship and kindness that brought all those that knew him and loved him closer together. His love of laughter and his wit was overshadowed only by the space he made available in his heart for all those misfits he and his wife welcomed into their home. Henry was strong and steady, whose hugs pulled you out of your shoes and showed you that you were truly loved. He was defined by a quiet concern that could be found watching over spaces of laughter, celebration, conversation, and worship.

His two grandchildren were his best friends. He worked the land and pulled us all out of the dirt without ever having to ask him to do it. We will miss the sound of his cowboy boots on our floors and his presence in all our lives. Like the spaghetti western star The Rifleman that so many said he resembled, Henry fought for what he believed in through every act of kindness he showed, and was proud of the chosen family he welcomed, with a smile, that fulfilled him in his very blessed life. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Frances, his brother Alvin Jr. in infancy, his eldest son Johnathan Lloyd, his brothers in law Lloyd, Earl, and Alvin Spenner, his sister in law Marilyn Spenner, and his mother and father in law. 

If individuals so wish, memorials can be made to St. Luke’s of Covington concrete fund, or St. John’s of New Minden “God’s Garden”. 

Visitation and services will be held at St. Johns Lutheran, New Minden. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2002 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and from 3:00 to 4:00 pm on Friday prior to the funeral service. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 8 at 4:00 pm at St. John’s with Rev. Timothy Mueller officiating. 

Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page


Berniece Roesener

Mrs. Berniece Roesener of Nashville, IL departed this life at her residence on Friday, April 1, 2022, at 8:29 PM.  She had attained the age of 72 years, 7 months and 6 days.

Mrs. Roesener was born outside of Venedy IL on August 26, 1949, the daughter of Ralph Sr. and Elda (Brandhorst) Klasing.  She was united in marriage to Norman Roesener on April 12, 1969 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (White Church) outside of Okawville, IL and he servives her passing. 

Berniece was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, served on the Trinity-St. John school PTL board for over 25 years, as well as the Thrivent Board, New Minden Community Club, Okawville Community Club and many other organizations. She was baptized on September 25, 1949, by Pastor William Jung at her parent’s home in Okawville and she was confirmed on April 7, 1963, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Okawville by Pastor Hosto.  Her confirmation verse was Romans 8:28, “We know that all things work together for good to them that love God.” Berniece enjoyed paint embroidery, cooking, fishing, and spending time with friends and family at Berniece and Norman’s lake, as well as hosting an annual confirmation retreat and other Christian youth activities on their property. She will always be remembered for her generosity and willingness to help others.  

Left to mourn his passing is her husband, Norman Roesener of Nashville, IL; five children, Phyllis Pick and her husband Tony of Nashville, IL, David Roesener and wife Jennifer of Okawville, IL, Jerry Roesener and wife Tara of Nashville, IL, Steven Roesener of Nashville, IL and Glen Roesner and wife Katie of Addieville, IL; 2 siblings, Albert Klasing and wife June of Okawville, IL and Florence Klasing of Nashville, IL; 2 sisters-in-law, Fern Klasing of Okawville, IL, and Lorene Aldag of Carlyle, IL; 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Harold in infancy, Lawrence and Ralph Klasing; a sister Helen Brockmeier; brothers-in-law, Omer Roesener, Wilmer Brockmeier and Bill Aldag.

Funeral services will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 11 AM with Rev. David Benning officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hahlen Church Cemetery in Nashville.

Friends may call at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville on Friday from 9:00 AM until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Trinity- St. John Lutheran School or Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Rosalee Ann “Ro” Boreup

Rosalee Ann “Ro” Boreup

Rosalee Ann “Ro” Boreup, 74 of Nashville, passed away at 6:55 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at SSM St. Louis University Hospital with her loving family at her side. 

She was born on April 4, 1947 in Sparta, the daughter of Charles and Pearl V. Boyle Auld.  She married Larry Boreup on April 22, 1967 in Oakdale. 

Along with her husband of nearly 55 years, she is survived by a son Eric (Amanda) Boreup of Anna.  2 daughters; Rebecca (Patrick) Wiese of Scotville, MI and Heather (Jason Simpson) Boreup of Hopkins, MI.  6 grandchildren; Autumn, Hunter and Reagan Wiese, Hayden Carter and Ava and Paxton Boreup.  3 step grandchildren; Alison, Rachel and Abby Simpson.  2 brothers; Ronald (Cindy) Auld of Percy and Veron Auld of Oakdale.  2 sisters; Pamela (Allen) Jacobs of Waterloo and Sara Fahrmann of Orange Beach, AL. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Linda Collmeyer and brother in law Patrick Farhmann.

Rosalee worked as a retail manager at Casual Corner and an Advocate Counselor at SAFE in Centralia.  She was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville where she taught Sunday School and confirmation and served as President of the church council.  She was also a former President of the Washington County Hospital Auxillary, Washington County Historical Society and American Legion Auxillary and served for many years as a Republican Precinct Committeeman and election judge for Beaucoup Township.  She was named the Nashville Citizen of the Year in 2015.  Ro loved to volunteer and was very active in the Nashville and Oakdale communities.  Her Lord, family and friends were her life.

A Service of Reflection will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville with Rev. Beverly Kahle officiating.  Friends are then asked to join the family from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Nashville American Legion Home for a Celebration of Life and time of sharing and fellowship. 

Memorial contributions are suggested and may be made to the Nashville Public Library or St. Paul UCC music program. Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Lorna L. Grote

Lorna L. Grote

Lorna L. Grote, 94 of Hoyleton, passed away at 4:08 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2022 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

She was born on March 2, 1928 at home in Hoyleton, the daughter of John and Anna Meier Boehne.  She was baptized on March 9, 1928 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton by Rev. Alfred Fueller and confirmed on April 6, 1941.  She married Herbert Grote on September 8, 1948 in Hoffman and he passed away on December 10, 2008. 

Also preceding her in death were her parents, a brother William (Elinor) Boehne, 2 sisters; Laura Boehne in infancy and Olga (John) McCoy.A brother in law Walter Grote.  Lorna was blessed with 3 children, Gerald (Rhonda) Grote, Keith (Edie) Grote and Lori (Randy) Brammeier all of Hoyleton.  8 grandchildren; Trisha (Robert) Boehm, Lucas (Megan) Grote, Stephanie (David) Wathen, Stacey (Brandon) Frederking,Benjamin (Mikayla) Grote, Adam (Shayne) Brammeier, Ethan Brammeier and Jared Brammeier. 9 great grandchildren; Avery, Jake, Addison, Evan, Owen, Jackson, Bennett, Mabel and Kipton.  A sister in law Dorothy Grote and many dear nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

Lorna was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton, she was a homemaker and farm wife and later worked together with Herb as church custodians at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton.  She enjoyed gardening, quilting, baking and spending time with her family playing ball, board games and pinochle.  She always looked forward to attending her grandchildren’s and great grandchildren’s events.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton with Rev. Nathan Wollenberg officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to services both at the church. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton or KFUO. Styninger Funeral & Cremation Chapel in Hoyleton is in charge of arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


John A. Pratt

John A. Pratt

Mr. John A. Pratt of Ashley, IL departed this life at his residence on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 1:20 PM.  He had attained the age of 64 years, 7 months and 12 days.

Mr. Pratt was born on August 15, 1957, in Centralia, IL, the son of Fred and Norma (Pryor) Pratt.  He was united in marriage to Pauline Bartnicki and she preceded him in death. 

John was a truck driver for Brown Brothers in Nashville, IL for 10 years until his retirement. He was of the Christian faith, and he loved riding his motorcycle and golfing.

Left to mourn his passing is his sister, Brenda Bourland and husband Bill of Woodlawn, IL; two nephews, Ryan Pratt and special friend Crissy Poole of Ashley, IL and Garett Diedrich of Houston, TX; brother-in-law, Don Booth of Sedalia, MO; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two sisters, Sharon Booth and Darla Pratt and a niece, Kim Booth.

Per the wishes of John and his family, cremation was performed and there will be no public services.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Woodlawn Baptist Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Elizabeth Sprehe

Elizabeth Joyce Sprehe

Elizabeth Joyce Sprehe, 83 of Nashville, passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville.

She was born on December 23, 1938 in Raleigh, Illinois, the daughter of Paul and Essie Hale Minner. She married Wayne Sprehe on March 8, 1959 in Centralia and they later divorced and he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, a brother Sam Minner, 2 sisters; Frances Ferrill and Carolyn Whitlock.

Left to mourn her passing are 3 daughters; Jana (Jay) Tull of Nashville, Jill Sprehe of St. Louis, MO and Amy (Rob) Faerber of St. Louis, MO. 4 grandchildren; Ethan (Sydney) Engele, Elliott (Jessica) Engele, Elizabeth Engele and Elle Faerber. 3 step grandchildren; Sadie, Stewart and Dil Tull. A step great granddaughter Amelia Tull and 2 great granddaughters on the way. 2 sisters; Virginia Whitlock of Cape Girardeau, MO and Mary Geiger of Sandoval.

Mrs. Sprehe was a retired telephone operator and loved to write poetry, having had 3
books published. She attended the First Baptist Church in Nashville. She loved to sing in the choir, travel with her sister, walking and cooking for her family.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022 at
Nashville First Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Sharp officiating.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nashville First Baptist Church or Alzheimer’s Research. Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Harold Edward Brammeier

Harold Edward Brammeier

Mr. Harold Edward Brammeier of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at his residence on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 3:24 AM.  He had attained the age of 88 years, 10 months and 6 days.

Harold was born on May 4, 1933, in Oakdale, IL, the son of Edward and Edna (Fox) Brammeier.  He was united in marriage to Kay Coulter on December 28, 1957, in Oakdale, and she survives his passing.

Harold was a veteran and proudly served with the United States Army.  He was a lifelong farmer and a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Oakdale, IL, where he served as a Church Elder.  Harold served on the Oakdale Eggstravaganza Committee and the easter egg hunt was held on the Brammeier family pasture. He also was on the Oakdale Homecoming Committee and served on the Oakdale State Bank Board as a Director.  Harold enjoyed cutting wood and he loved farming.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Kay Brammeier of Oakdale, IL; three children, Dennis Brammeier and wife Sara of Oakdale, Brenda Stieg and husband Roger of Centralia, IL and Carl Brammeier and wife Pam of Nashville, IL; seven grandchildren, Trista (Charlie) Giacomo, Seth Brammeier, Allyssa (Travis) Yehling, Christy (Justin) Palm, Sheldon Stieg, Katherine (Brian) Dunneback, and Mary (Michael) Cotton; nine great grandchildren, Jozlynn, Cassidy, Avery, Fisher, Sawyer, Kyle, Connor, Wyatt and Hank; sister, Mildred Kroener of Oakdale; sister-in-law, Alice Brammeier of Oakdale: nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Leslie Brammeier and brother-in-law, David Kroener.

Funeral services will be held at the United Presbyterian Church in Oakdale, IL on Monday, March 14, 2022, at 11 A.M. with Dale McConnell officiating.  Interment will follow at the Oakdale Cemetery in Oakdale.

Friends may call at the United Presbyterian Church in Oakdale, IL on Sunday from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. and on Monday from 9 A.M. until service hour.

Should friends desire memorials may be made to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com

Wilma Guy

Wilma Guy

Wilma Guy, age 97, of Pinckneyville, IL, passed away on February 21, 2022 at 7:24 a.m. in Pinckneyville Community Hospital, Pinckneyville, IL.

Wilma was born on July 22, 1924 in Pinckneyville, IL, to Charles N. and Maude (Reisinger) Guy, who had three other children, Loren “Dale”, Doris Guy Becker and David “Wayne”. Both of her parents and her three siblings preceded her in death, as did her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Guy and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Reisinger, her niece, Carol Becker Rose, seven aunts and six uncles, and various cousins. At the writing of this obituary, one first cousin, Sandra Lewis of Birmingham, AL, is the closest living relative to Wilma.

From an early age, Wilma was taken to First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL by her parents, and at the age of 12, she accepted Jesus as her personal Savior and was baptized by Dr. W.T. Waring. Following that Wilma taught several Sunday School classes over the years.

Wilma asked that special recognition be paid to Shane Malawy, who was caregiver to Wilma since the death of her last brother, Dale, who died in 2002. Wilma stated several times if it weren’t for Shane’s good care, she would not be able to remain in her home, which she preferred doing, for as long as she did. Shane was not only a friend to Wilma’s two brothers, he also became a friend to Wilma as well.

Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Jay Lowder officiating. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.

Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, Pinckneyville, IL or the donor’s choice.

Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL has been entrusted with arrangements.


Leroy C. Stein

Leroy C. Stein

Mr. Leroy C. Stein of Nashville, IL, entered eternal rest at the age of 78, on Monday, February 14, 2022, at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL.

Leroy was born in Lively Grove, IL on January 13, 1944, to Henry and Theresa (Lake) Stein. He was united in marriage to Bernardine Kozuszek at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Nashville, IL by Reverend John J. O’Keefe on June 24, 1967, and she survives his passing.


Leroy was a coal miner at Peabody Coal Company and Monterey Coal Company in Albers, IL. He enjoyed spending time at his farm, gardening and visiting with his buddies at Hardee’s.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife and two children, Allen (Rhonda) Stein of Nashville, IL and Stephanie Stein of Hillsboro, MO; two grandsons, Garrett and Tanner Stein, both of Nashville; two brothers, Hugo (Maxine) Stein of Venedy, IL and Armin (Judy Hefner) Stein of Okawville, IL; four sisters, Helen Juenger of Freeburg, IL, Agnes Roethlisberger of Lively Grove, IL, Esther (Bob) Cowell of Red Bud, IL and Viola Hummert of Wauwatosa, WI; brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Dorothy Kinkelaar of St. Libory, IL; numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law, Albert and Eleanor Kozuszek; precious grandson, Mitchell Stein at the age of 23; brother, Norbert Stein in infancy, Leo Stein and wife Edith; brothers-in-law, Willy Juenger and Ray Roethlisberger; sister-in-law, Nancy Stein; two nieces, Judy Roethlisberger and Ruthann Lumpkins and a nephew, Alvin Juenger.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Nashville, IL on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 10 AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating. Interment will follow in the new St. Ann cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Friday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Saturday from 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Ann’s Catholic Church or St. Ann Catholic School and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.



Dolores T. Stokes

Dolores T. Stokes, 85 of Nashville, passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, February 14,
2022 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville.

She was born on March 15, 1936 in East St. Louis, the daughter of Eugene and Mary T. Glass Branam. She married Milton D. Stokes, on January 28, 1955 in East St. Louis. Left to mourn her passing is her husband of 67 years, Milton D. “Bud” Stokes, Sr. of Nashville. A son Milton D. (Jill) Stokes, Jr. of Murphysboro. 2 daughters; Dianna L. Reed f Belleville and Charlena (Luke) Battles of Bethalto. 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Milton Stokes, III and a son in law Kenneth Reed.

Dolores was a homemaker and mother. She enjoyed flowers, crafting and shopping.

A private graveside service will be held on Friday, February 18, 2022 at Greenwood
Cemetery in Nashville. Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of
arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at
www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Richard Wayne Eade

Richard Wayne Eade

Richard Wayne Eade passed away at 84 years 3 months and 16 days old from Parkinson’s.   Rich was surrounded by his family and special nursing home family on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA. 

Richard was born on October 28th, 1937 to Howard and Margaret (Lively) Eade.  He was the youngest son on 5 Eade boys born to Howard and Margaret at the Eade family farm better known as Eade corner in southern Illlnois.  He attended grade school and Jr. High in a one room school in Schwering, Ill. and graduated in 1951 and then attended Oakville High School and graduated in 1955.  Rich attended college at Southern Illinois University and graduated in 1960.  

He married his first wife, Norma Dean Lowe in 1956 in Nashville, Illinois.  They moved to Trenton, Illinois where Rich was the High School Ag teacher for years before moving to Orange City, Iowa. Richard worked at Siouxland Harvestor as a salesman and then later went to work for Diamond Vogel paints where he was a salesman for over 30 years. 

He married Marsha Buss in LeRoy, Illinois.   He then moved to Hull, Illinois where he spent his years in retirement until September of 2020 when he came back to NW Iowa and was a resident of Happy Siesta in Remsen, Ia. 

Rich loved spending time with his children, 6 grandchildren and his 14 great grandchildren.  He also was very active in barber shoppers and was President of the Illinois chapter and sang in many 4 piece harmonies in Minneapolis, Illinois and Florida. The staff at Happy Siesta loved having him sing to them in his room or to the whole gang.  He loved entertaining.  Golfing was also important to Rich and he loved being on the golf course at Sioux Golf, LeRoy Country Club and Sebring Golf Course playing 18 holes or more.  He loved taking the grandkids to the course even if they were more interested in driving the cart then playing golf. When Richard wasn’t singing or golfing he was watching his favorite baseball team the St. Louis Cardinal or his favorite college football team, the Illinois Fighting Illini.  

Richard is survived by his son, Gary Allen and wife Lea (Mouw) of Dallas, Texas. Their children are, Nicholas ( Kelsey ) of St. Joe, MO and their children, Lauren and Lucas; Christopher (Brittney ) of Loveland, CO and their children, Ariah, Landon & Liam; Jeremy ( Megan ) of Sioux Falls, SD and their children, Paxton, Bexley & Hendrix; his daughter, Sandi Sue and her husband Steve Roder of Remsen, IA. Their children are Kristin ( Jared ) Steffen of Remsen, IA and their children, Jadyn, Kamden & Kezden; Justin Wayne of Dallas, TX; Jessica Canady and Paul Warnke of Orange City, IA and their children Rylee, Ryder, Reese and Garvin; his brother, Gordon Eade of Meridianville, AL; Many nieces and nephews

He was preceeded in death by his parents, Howard and Margaret Eade, 3 brothers, Calvin and Angie Eade, Robert Eade and Kenneth and Alice Eade.  A sister in law Nona Grace Eade.   A nephew Phillip Eade and Rich’s first wife Norma Dean and her parents George and Louis Hassebrook.

Visitation with some family present in Remsen, IA will be Tuesday from 5-6 pm at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument.  Condolences may be sent online at http://www.fischfh.com

Funeral service will be at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Friday, February 18 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville.

Visitation with family present will be Friday at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville from 9:30 a.m. until service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Kenneth Meyer

Kenneth F. Meyer

Kenneth F. Meyer, 80 of Nashville, passed away at 7:47 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

He was born on November 30, 1941 in Belleville, the son of Amos and Elizabeth Poehler Meyer.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Kenny was the last surviving member of his family.

He was a 1960 graduate of Nashville High School and was an veteran of the United States Army.  He retired from McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis and was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Addieville.  He enjoyed smoking his pipe and visiting with people on the patio at Friendship Manor.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. Leanne Noland officiating. 

Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville with military rites accorded by the Nashville American Legion Post #110.  Friends may call one hour prior to services on Monday.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page


Gary Beckner

Gary Beckner

Gary Linn Beckner, 67, formerly of Nashville, passed away at 6:34 a.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. 

He was born on September 21, 1954 in Belleville, the son of Lorell and Dorothy Crowl Beckner. 

He was preceded in death by his father and a son in law Anthony Conaway. 

Left to mourn his passing is his mother Dorothy Dunnigan of Freeburg.  3 sons; Justin Reinkensmeier of Belleville, Josh (Tracy Sprehe) Beckner of Nashville and Benjamin Simpson of Charleston.  4 daughters; Carla Barnum of Deerfield, FL, Tanya Conaway of Fairview Heights, Jessica (Adam) Pflasterer and Jamie Cooley both of Nashville.  2 sisters; Judith Deffenbaugh of Mayestown and Donna Smith of Belleville.  19 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Gary was a self employed carpenter and enjoyed flat track and dirt bike racing.  He was an accomplished baseball and softball player and excelled at track.  He enjoyed watching any and all sports. 

A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Alan Dean Middleton

Alan Dean Middleton

Alan Dean Middleton, 30 of Du Bois, passed away at 12:05 p.m. on Sunday, January 30,
2022 at his residence.

He was born on July 11, 1991 in Belleville, the son of Blaine and Kalyn James Middleton.

He is survived by his parents: Blaine and Jennifer Middleton of Scheller and Kalyn and Joe Dalman of Du Bos; his daughter Delilah Middleton at home; Brothers: Cory (Megan Wreath) Middleton, Bryce Middleton, Drew Dalman and Dayton (Mersadez Ehret) Dalman all of Nashville; Sisters: Carly Middleton of St. Louis, MO, Ashley Schultz of St. Louis, MO and Josie Middleton of Shelbyville; His grandparents: Joe and Jean Middleton of Dover, TN and Pam Bybee of Woodlawn; Niece and nephew: Elena Schultz and Koda Williams.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Bob and Kathy James.

Alan was a 2010 graduate of Nashville Community High School. He was a fork lift operator for NOTS Logistics in Nashville. He enjoyed computer gaming, fishing, playing
Pokemon Go with his daughter and spending time with his family.

A private funeral service will be held at Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev.
R.V. James officiating. Burial will follow in the Beaucoup Cemetery. Memorial
contributions may be made to his daughter’s college fund.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Dennis G. Witte

Dennis G. Witte

Mr. Dennis G. Witte of Nashville, IL, departed this life at Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 6:15 AM.  He had attained the age of 73 years, 9 months and 12 days.

Mr. Witte was born on April 17, 1948, at Centralia, IL, the son of Bruno and Mildred (nee Vogt) Witte.  He was united in marriage to Terri Kemnetz on May 3, 1975, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL and she survives his passing.

Dennis was a lifelong farmer and a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden, IL, where he served in many roles including trustee.  He was a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau and a faithful school board member at Trinity Lutheran School in Nashville, IL.  Dennis enjoyed following all the local sports teams and he loved his grandchildren and farming.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Terri Witte of Nashville, IL; three children, Michael Witte and wife Jill of Nashville; Douglas Witte of St. Louis, MO and Angela Kohlbrecher and husband Steve of Aviston, IL; four grandchildren, Chandler, Bennet and Ava Witte and Nolan Kohlbrecher; brother, Allen Witte of Nashville; sister-in-law, Eunice Witte of Nashville; mother-in-law, Esther Kemnetz of Nashville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, James Witte and father-in-law, Charles Kemnetz.

Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden, IL on Friday, February 4, 2022, at 11 AM with Rev. Timothy Mueller officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden on Thursday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Friday from 9 AM until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the ALS Association or the St. John’s Lutheran Church   and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Cynthia “Cindy” L. Barczewski

Cynthia “Cindy” L. Barczewski

Mrs. Cynthia “Cindy” L. Barczewski of Nashville, IL, departed this life at her residence surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 12:50 PM.  She had attained the age of 62 years, 4 months, and 11 days.

Cynthia was born on September 15, 1959 at Pinckneyville, IL, the daughter of Mike and Lucille (nee Kania) Barczewski.  She was united in marriage to Paul J. Wienstroer on December 27, 2008 at the St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois, IL, and he survives her passing.

Cindy began working in the Washington County Circuit Clerk’s office on January 2, 1988, and was elected Washington County Circuit Clerk in 2008, a position she held until her passing. She was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church in DuBois, IL, St. Theresa Altar Sodality, Washington County G.O.P, and the Illinois Circuit Clerk’s Association. Cindy enjoyed St. Louis Cardinals Baseball, vacationing in Key West, and she loved her “Sunday Fundays” with family and friends.

Left to mourn her passing is her husband, Paul Wienstroer of Nashville, IL; five brothers and sisters, Cathy Kuberski and Steve Brink of Centralia, IL, Richard Barczewski of Nashville, IL, Fred Barczewski and wife Tracy of DuBois, IL, Dave Barczewski of Pinckneyville, IL and Angie Huff of St. Libory, IL; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Thomas Barczewski.

In accordance with the wishes of Cindy and her family, a private funeral service will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Cemetery at Stone Church, IL or the St. Charles Catholic Church Renovation Fund and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Carl & Norma Moore

Mr. & Mrs. Carl & Norma Moore

Carl Eugene Moore was born in Fairfield, Illinois on February 1, 1936 to Charles and Isabelle (Simpson) Moore, and passed away on January 14, 2022.

Norma Ruth (Nations) Moore was born in McLeansboro, Illinois on March 27, 1942 to Dexter and Sarrah (Gillenwater) Nations and passed away on January 16, 2022. 

Carl was a proud member of the United States Army, and spent time in Germany during his enlistment. Following an honorable discharge, he worked in oil fields and was the youngest oil driller in Southern Illinois at the time. After moving back to Indiana, Carl was a staunch United Auto Workers Local 588 committeeman, and a plumber-pipefitter at the Ford Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights, Illinois. 

Norma attended beauty school following high school, and, after getting married, devoted her life to her children. As her kids grew up, she acted as a Cub Scout den mother, was involved in the Parent Teacher Association, and played an active role in her kids’ little league teams. Norma was incredibly proud to call herself the biggest fan and most avid supporter of her daughters and granddaughters who danced, attending numerous recitals, showcases, and competitions across the country. She was also a real estate agent across Northwest Indiana and Northern Illinois for several years. Later in her life, Norma enjoyed her role as a crossing guard for Lake Central School District, and became a well-loved figure for many local children. 

Carl and Norma were married on January 14, 1961. During their 61 years of marriage, they lived in Griffith, Indiana; Schererville, Indiana; Crown Point, Indiana; and Mt. Vernon, Illinois, and raised four children together. They were dedicated to their large extended family as it grew throughout their lives, and were affectionately known as “Mama and Papa” to their grandchildren, great grandchildren, family friends, and members of their community. 

They were preceded in death by Carl’s parents Charles and Isabelle (Simpson) Moore; Carl’s siblings Ralph Moore, Robert Moore, Mary (Moore) Slankard, Helen (Moore) Clutter, Marjorie Moore, Kenneth Moore, John “Thomas” Moore, Wanda (Moore) Dawson, Raymond Moore, Harold Moore, Jesse Moore, Eleanor “Sue” (Moore) Wert; and Norma’s parents Dexter and Sarrah (Gillenwater) Nations. 

Carl and Norma are survived by son Jerome “Anthony” (Kathy) Moore, daughter Sonya (William) Doerr, daughter Kyla (Richard) Miller, and daughter Tasha (Ken) Scurlock. Surviving grandchildren are Miranda (Jason) Gray, Nikolette Moore (Jordan Chatwin), Mari “Kati” Moore and significant other Robert Harrison, Jacob Moore and good friend Micaela Thomas, Sarah Doerr, Bailey Scurlock and good friend Jaime Winquist, Elijah Scurlock, Sophia Doerr, and Carle Scurlock. They are also survived by great grandchildren Aden Moore, Joslyn Gray, Veda Moore, Spencer Gray, Neveah Moore, Trevor Moore, Mckenzie Harrison, Kelsi Harrison, Gavin Moore, and Skylar Gray, as well as many nieces, nephews, and other members of extended family. 

A visitation will be held Friday, January 28, 2022 1-8 p.m. and Saturday, January 29, 2022 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 8178 Cline Ave., Crown Point, Indiana. The funeral service will be held at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crown Point, Indiana on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 1 p.m. 

The couple will be interred at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crown Point, Indiana, but their abundant love and generosity will live on in all those whose lives they touched. 

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy for the Moore may be shared at www.ChapelLawnFunerals.com.


Esther M. Schaeffer

Esther Marie Schaeffer

Esther Marie Schaeffer, 98 formerly of Hoyleton, passed away at 12:38 p.m. on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Odin Healthcare Center in Odin. 

She was born on April 11, 1923 in Hoyleton, the daughter of Edward and Emma Grote Huge.  She married Edwin W. Schaeffer on February 2, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton and he passed away on May 29, 1994. 

Also preceding her in death were her parents, 5 brothers; Elmer, Alfred, Edward, Jr., Richard and Gilbert Huge.  3 sisters; Alma Kasten, Corrine Rennegarbe and Ella Wehking. 

Left to mourn her passing are 3 sons; James (Brenda) Schaeffer of Centralia, Roger L. (Jill) Schaeffer of Mary Esther, FL and David Allen Schaeffer of Irvington.  6 grandchildren; Todd (Misty) Schaeffer of Irvington, Jason (LeAnn) Schaeffer of Centralia, Jonathen (Alicia) Schaeffer of Leeds, AL, Christopher Schaeffer of Pace, FL, Jacob (Robyn) Schaeffer of Troy and Courtney (John) Koleasar of Gillespie.  7 great grandchildren and a sister Betty Weihe of Hoyleton.

Esther was the oldest living member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton.  She worked for many years as a CNA at Country View Nursing Home in Irvington and cared for numerous friends and neighbors.  She volunteered at the Hoyleton Children’s Home and enjoyed canning, sewing, quilting, baking and her biggest joy was helping to raise her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton with Rev. Timothy Mueller officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Friends may call one hour prior to services on Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton.  Styninger Funeral & Cremation Chapel in Hoyleton is in charge of arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral homes Facebook page.


Zorab “Zut” Hagopian

Zorab “Zut” Hagopian

Mr. Zorab “Zut” Hagopian of Radom, IL departed this life at his residence surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 3:15 PM.  He had attained the age of 93 years, 9 months and 3 days.

Mr. Hagopian was born on April 12, 1928, in Granite City, IL, the son of Armenian Genocide survivors, Kasper ad Rose (Parseghian) Hagopian.  He was united in marriage to his wife of 63 years Beverly Goodwin on July 26, 1958, at First Presbyterian Church in East St. Louis, IL and she survives his passing.

Zorab was a World War II Veteran serving with the United States Marine Corp as a rifleman SS.  He proudly served for the country he loved so much.  Zorab retired from Peabody Coal Company in 1990, having worked as a mine examiner and later worked on top.  He loved fishing, hunting, gardening and his favorite pass time was reading classics and poetry as well as teaching his grandsons chess.  As an assistant Boy Scout Leader in Nashville, IL, he attained the highest honor, the Order of the Arrow. His leadership also produced an Eagle Scout, his grandson, Kale Hug. Kale also accompanied him on the “Honor Flight” to Washington D.C.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Beverly Hagopian of Radom, IL; three children, Gregory Hagopian and wife Debbie, Ehren Hug and husband Kenny and Lori Bowers and her husband Alan, Jr.; eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, Dr. Pastor Richard Hagopian and wife Carolyn and their daughter Božena Hagopian, Joseph and wife Stacey Hagopian and their son Tommy and daughter Morgan, Bridget and husband Matt Roll and their children, Mahala, Maleah, McKenna, Olivia and Luke, Lindsey and husband Ron Walker and their son Hunter, Kara and husband Eric Borowiak and their children, Shaelyn and Evan, Kris Hug, Kale Hug and Bradley Bowers; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his older brother, Zarzand Hagopian, two aunts and an uncle.

Per the wishes of Zorab and his family, cremation was performed.  Due to the Covid-19 virus being so prevalent, there will be a private memorial service held.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Michael Cemetery Fund, Boy Scout Troop 127 of Nashville or to a charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Richard L. Schwartzkopf

Richard L. Schwartzkopf

Mr. Richard L. Schwartzkopf of Nashville, IL departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 6:34 AM.  He had attained the age of 92 years, 8 months and a day.

Richard was born on May 10, 1929, in Nashville, IL, the son of Henry and Lula (Egbert) Schwartzkopf.  He was united in marriage to Betty Prange on June 10, 1950, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Nashville and she preceded him in death on December 19, 2020.

Richard was a truck driver for many years.  He enjoyed gardening, tractors, demolition derby’s and he loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Left to mourn his passing are his three children, Rick Schwartzkopf and wife Dorothy of Nashville, Mary Smith and husband Andy of Powder Springs, GA and Randy Schwartzkopf of Nashville, IL; ten grandchildren, Lynn (Brent) Hemminghaus of Columbia, IL, Ryan (Khristine) Schwartzkopf of Brandon, FL, Mark Schwartzkopf of Tampa, FL, Julie (Noe) Yanes of Duluth, GA, Eric (Ashley) Smith of Powder Springs, GA, Gabriel (Jacob) McDaniel of Powder Springs, GA, Peyton (Marla) Smith of Powder Springs, GA, Paige Schwartzkopf, Callie (special friend Max Tebbe) Schwartzkopf and Radyn Schwartzkopf all of Nashville, IL; fifteen great grandchildren, Trey, Brady, Shane, Amanda, Dylan, Drake, Ava, Aiden, Lena, Rowan, Noah, Connor, Ben, Freya, Talyn and Finley; three great great grandchildren, Khobie, Kolton and Dasha; brother, Mervin Schwartzkopf of Nashville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers, James (Virginia) Schwartzkopf and Orval (Irene) Schwartzkopf; two sisters, Irma (Ornell) Stolz and Ernestine (Hershel) Jenkel and sister-in-law, Dolores Schwartzkopf

Funeral Services will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 10:30 AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.  Interment will follow in the Beaucoup Cemetery in Beaucoup, IL.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Saturday from 9 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the American Heart Association and the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Ralph Brink

Ralph F. Brink

Mr. Ralph F. Brink of Hoyleton, IL, departed this life at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL on Monday, January 3, 2022, at 10:25 PM.  He had attained the age of 77 years, 5 months, and 2 days.

Ralph was born on July 31, 1944, the son of Armin and Alberta (nee Maschhoff) Brink.  He was united in marriage to Connie Tubbs on June 5, 1966, in Hoyleton, IL and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2021. 

Mr. Brink was a lifelong farmer and thoroughly loved all aspects of farming and was a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau. He was also a former member of the Hoyleton Jaycees and was honored as a National Outstanding Young Farmer by the United States Jaycees. He was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton, IL where he was involved with the Sunday School and the church choir. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Brink had previously served on the Hoyleton Grade School Board of Education. Ralph was very creative and enjoyed doing artwork, painting, woodworking, cabinet making, and he especially loved working with copper.

Left to mourn his passing is his two daughters, Sherry Goestenkors and husband Clay of Aviston, IL and Shawn Matecki and husband Jeff of Ashley, IL; four grandchildren, Kasie Dlubala and husband Danny, Nicholas Brink, and Austin and Dustin Matecki; three great grandchildren, Sailor Gutzler-Dlubala and Kamryn and Austyn Dlubala; brother, Howard Brink and wife Patty of Hoyleton, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son, Todd Brink.

Funeral services will be held at the Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton, IL on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 11 A.M.  with Rev. Sharon Patton officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Zion United Church of Christ in Hoyleton on Thursday from 10 A.M. until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Zion United Church of Christ or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Arnold H. Harre

Arnold H. Harre

Mr. Arnold H. Harre of Nashville, IL, departed this life at his residence on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 2:34 AM.  He had attained the age of 89 years, 6 months and 5 days.

Mr. Harre was born on June 30, 1932, in Nashville, IL, the son of Theodore and Ella (nee Winters) Harre.  He was united in marriage to Lorraine Frederking on June 5, 1955, at Hahlen Church in rural Nashville, IL and she survives his passing.

Arnold proudly served with the United States Army, where he rose to the rank of Sergeant.  He was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the Washington County Farm Bureau.  He also served on the Nashville Community High School Board for 12 years.    Arnold was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL, where he served on the church building committee for the new church. Arnold loved farming and watching his kids and grandkid’s sporting events.  

Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Lorraine Harre of Nashville, IL; three sons, Larry Harre and wife Diana, Rick Harre and wife Jami and Wayne Harre and wife Cheryl all of Nashville, IL; seven grandchildren, Amy (Ryan) Cross, Greg (Emily) Harre, Amanda (Tim) Stratton, Megan (Jerry) Schumacher, Ericka (Blake) Patton, Wendi (John) Kubiak and Jordi (Dave) Jackson; fourteen great grandchildren, Griffen, Masen, Dayten, Evelyn, Vivienne, Ava, Maeve, Noah, Eli, Eli, Easton, Catherine, Mackenzie and Gerald Frances III; sister, Mildred Cramer of Nashville; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Rev. Stanley Harre and Melvin Harre; sister, Selma Harre; brother-in-law, Harvey Cramer and sister-in-law, Dorothy Harre.

Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 11 A.M. with Pastor David Benning officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville on Saturday from 9 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Lorraine Haake

Lorraine W. Haake

Lorraine Wilhelmina Haake, 85 of Hoyleton, passed away at 1:04 p.m. on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia with her family by her side.

She was born on February 3, 1936 in Hoyleton the daughter of Henry and Selma Lueking Maschhoff. She was baptized on February 16, 1936 and confirmed on April 2, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran Church and was united in marriage on September 21, 1957 to Marvin L. Haake at Trinity Lutheran Church by Rev. P.F. Harre.

Besides her husband of 64 years, left to mourn her passing are 2 daughters; Karen (Gregory) Guenther of Valley Park, MO and JoEllyn (David) McMillan of Omaha, NE. A daughter in law Linda Haake of Hoyleton. 2 brothers; Lloyd (Lucille) Maschhoff of Swansea and Leroy (Deborah) Maschhoff of Mission Viejo, CA. 7 grandchildren; Andrea (Michael Murphy) Calland, Ryan (Emily) Haake, Allison Haake and fiance Jeremy Albers, Sabrina (Vince Frigo) Guenther Frigo, Eric (Melissa Marrero) Guenther, Sean (Rachel Jussel) McMillan and Kyle McMillan. 5 great grandchildren; Elyana, Savana and A.J. Calland, Miles McMillan and Valen Frigo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Neil Haake, a granddaughter Alyssa Guenther and a brother Robert Maschhoff.

Lorraine was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton where she
was active in the LWML. She was a member of the Washington County Home Extension. Besides being a devoted farm wife, she was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed quilting, embroidery, baking and gardening.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton with Rev. Nathan Wollenberg officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
on Thursday at the Trinity Lutheran Church and one hour prior to services on
Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in
Hoyleton or Christ Our Rock Lutheran High or a charity of the donors choice.
School.

Styninger Funeral & Cremation Chapel in Hoyleton is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


William Cameron

William E. Cameron

Mr. William E. Cameron of Ashley, IL, departed this life at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 10:12 A.M. He had attained the age of 77 years, 4 months and 25 days.

Mr. Cameron was born on July 26, 1944, in Ashley, IL, the son of Samuel and Hallie (nee Qualls) Cameron. He was united in marriage to Lillian Keiss on January 20, 1968, and she preceded him in death. He later married Mary Howell on November 24, 2007, and she survives his passing.

William proudly served with the United States Army. He owned and operated the Family Inn in Ashley, IL for many years and later, worked as a laborer for Action Amusement in Ashley, IL.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Mary Cameron of Ashley, IL; three daughters, Laurie Urbanski and husband Joe, Sharon Underwood and Brenda Haltenhoff and husband James; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two sisters, Ruth Reed and husband Fred and Catherine Daughtery and husband David; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, three brothers, Artie Ray Cameron, Milton Cameron and Ardell Cameron; three sisters, Charlotte Rourke, Mary Lamczyk and Carol Hug.

Funeral services will be held at the at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley, IL on Thursday, December 29, 2021 at 10 A.M. with Eric Cameron officiating. Interment will follow in the Ashley City Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley on Wednesday from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. and on Thursday from 7:30 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the family of William Cameron and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Jonna Kania

Joanna V. Kania

Mrs. Joanna V. Kania of DuBois, IL, departed this life at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 12:25 A.M.  She had attained the age of 95 years, 7 months and 12 days. 

Mrs. Kania was born on April 30, 1926, at Posen, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Veronica (nee Smugala) Grzegorek.  She was united in marriage to Charles Kania, Jr. on April 29, 1950, and he preceded her in death on January 8, 1977.

Joanna was a devoted farm wife and a member of the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois, IL.  She enjoyed gardening, playing bingo and a good Polka, but her greatest pass time was fishing. 

Left to mourn her passing is her four children, Linda Przygoda of Tamaroa, IL, Gary Kania of DuBois, IL, Lawrence Kania of Pinckneyville, IL and Jackie Witges and husband Steve of Effingham, IL; seven grandchildren, Joe (Jessica) Przygoda, Natasha (Josh) Plumlee, Lauren Kania, Melissa (Dylan) Halterman, Ryan (Ann) Witges, Aaron (Chelsey) Witges and Tyler “Tylor” (Kaitlin) Witges; twelve great grandchildren, Alivia Przygoda, Baby Ava Przygoda expected in January, Izzabelle Plumlee, Haizlee Halterman, Carly, Brock, Kade, Sullivan, Sawyer, Finley, Marlow and Hattie Witges; two sisters, Agnes Kellerman of Palos Heights, IL and Frances Kellerman of Pinckneyville, IL; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Kania of Pinckneyville, IL and Mary Lou Ratajczyk and husband Raymond of Columbia, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, John Grzegorek and a sister, Cecelia Monk.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois, IL on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 10 A.M. with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois, IL on Tuesday from 8:30 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the SSM Hospice and St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Renovation Fund and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Arlene Klingenberg

Alene E. Klingenberg

Mrs. Alene E. Klingenberg of Nashville, IL departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 2:42 P.M.  She had attained the age of 82 years, 9 months, and 21 days.

Alene was born on February 18, 1939, in Pinckneyville, IL, the daughter of Wayne and Gertrude (Epplin) Rheinecker.  She was united in marriage to Waldo Klingenberg on November 25, 1967, at St. Bruno Catholic Church in Pinckneyville, IL and he survives her passing.

Alene was a homemaker and took great pride in caring for her family.  She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL where she was active with the Dorcus Circle.  Alene found great happiness in bowling, quilting, baking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to mourn her passing is her husband, Waldo Klingenberg of Nashville, IL; two sons, Kevin Klingenberg and wife Linda and Brian Klingenberg all of Nashville; three grandchildren, Kelsie and Kyler Klingenberg and Katlynn Klingenberg; great grandchild, Miles; brother-in-law, Bob Mohr of Pinckneyville, IL; sister-in-law, Linda Roberson of Nashville, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Ann, Mohr; brother, Michael Rheinecker and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 11 AM with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Sunday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Monday at the church from 9 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Paul United Church of Christ and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Adam Peter Banks

Adam Peter Banks

Adam Peter Banks of Tampa, Florida went home to be with the Lord at 1:22 a.m. November 19, 2021, following a brief illness at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, at the age of 39 years, 11 months, and 9 days.

He was born on December 10, 1981 in Centralia, Illinois, to Dennis and Cynthia nee Windler Banks. He was baptized on December 11, 1981 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Centralia, by Pastor Eugene Davidenas and was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, Illinois, on March 31, 1996 by Pastor Jeff Schrank. Adam was a 2000 graduate of Nashville Community High School and attended Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. He moved to Tampa, Florida in 2011, where he was employed in management with Autozone.

Adam loved roller coasters – especially the rides at Cedar Point in Ohio, playing ice hockey, the St. Louis Blues and Cardinals, and his family. He will be greatly missed.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Susie Pound and stepson Elijah Dunn of Tampa; his parents Dennis & Cynthia Banks of Nashville, Illinois; a sister, Celeste (Brent) Rueter of Nashville; three brothers, Gabriel (Sonia Perez) Banks of Nashville, Isaac (Annette) Banks of Kirkwood, Missouri, and twin brother Elijah Banks, of Nashville; nephews Spencer (Mackenzie Clubb) Banks, Isaiah Rueter, Jonah and Noah Banks, all of Nashville; nieces Isabel, Olivia, and Eleanor Banks of Kirkwood, MO; twin great-nephew and great-niece Atlas and Jupiter Banks of Nashville; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Paul & Norma nee Cheever Banks and Richard & Minnie nee Hanenberger Windler; uncles Don Banks, Terry Heggemeier, Donald Windler, Michael Braun, John Yaeger, and James Green; aunt Janet Yaeger; and cousin Courtney Moeller.  

Per Adam’s wishes, his remains were cremated. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoyleton. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Nashville.

Friends may call at Trinity, Hoyleton on Saturday, December 11, from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Pancreas Foundation and will be accepted by Campagna Funeral Home or may be made online at https://pancreasfoundation.org.

MacDonald Funeral Home has been assisting the family with arrangements in Florida and Campagna Funeral Home is assisting the family in Illinois. 

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Allen R. Weihe

Allen R. Weihe, 79 of Hoyleton, formerly of Carlyle passed away suddenly at 10:19
a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Clinton County.

He was born on May 4, 1942 in New Minden, the son of Fred and Norma Kraus Weihe. He married Jo Ann Harmening on August 25, 1962 in New Minden and they later divorced.

Left to mourn his passing are his 2 daughters; Jill Hohlt of Hoyleton and Jenni (Tab)
Stiegman of Lake of the Ozarks, MO. A brother Earl (Sue) Weihe of Denver, CO. 2
sisters; Trudy (Dennis) Windler of New Minden and Mary (Bill) Douthitt of
Belleville. 2 grandchildren; Nathan Hohlt of Hoyleton and Jordyn Hohlt of
Nashville. 2 step grandchildren; Eric Stiegman and Whitney Wolf. He was
preceded in death by his parents and a brother Jerry in infancy.


Allen was a graduate of Nashville High School and was of the Lutheran faith. He
retired from Antolin Ligma in Nashville and was a member of the Centralia Elks
lodge. He enjoyed playing golf and hunting when he was younger.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at the
Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. Timothy Mueller officiating. Burial
will follow in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Minden. Friends may call
from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of the
donor’s choice.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at http://www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Charles “Pop” Guest

Charles “Pop” Guest

Charles R. “Pop” Guest, 93 of Nashville, passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Nashville.

He was born on November 14, 1928 in Evansville, IN, the son of Francis and Frieda Seiffertt Guest. H married Violet Emma Blumhorst on November 23, 1952 in Addieville and she passed away on March 21, 2012.

Also preceding him in death were his parents and 2 great grandsons; Andrew Guest and Beau Luechtefeld.

Left to mourn his passing are 2 sons; Gary (Denise) Guest and Glenn (Deb) Guest both of Nashville. 2 daughters; Karen (Jim) Stein of Nashville and Kathy (Tom) Luechtefeld of St. Libory. 13 Grandchildren; Jason Guest and special friend Leigh Ann White, Melissa (Donnie) Kurwicki, Heather (Jim) Newcomb, Jeffrey (Alyssa) Guest, Kristian (Peter) Hulme, Jeremy (Jill) Stein, Jonas (Jill) Stein, Krystal (Nathan) Emrick, James (Lisa) Teter, Tom (Angie) Luechtefeld, Jodie Luechtefeld, Greg (Kourtney) Guest and Garrett (Elizabeth) Guest. 29 great grandchildren; Gabriella, Morgan and Colton Hulme, Brady, Gracie and Karlie Stein, Dustin and Dillon Teter, Emily and Benjamin Guest, Christopher, Kyle, Katie and Chloe Kurwicki, Briar, Ellie Violet and Case Newcomb, Brooke, Harley and Caitlynn Luechtefeld, Gavin, Greyson and Griffin Guest Lyla Guest,
Bella, Mattie and Kai Emrick, Beckett and Owen Stein and another on the way. A great great granddaughter Hazel Brown.

Charlie was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a lifelong farmer near Addieville, a member of the Nashville Christian Church, Washington County Farm Bureau, founding member of the Addieville Community Club, former President of the Addieville School Board, former member of Zion United Church of Christ in Addieville where he held numerous offices and positions, he coached many of his children’s athletic teams and was a member of the WNSV broadcast team for Hornet and Hornette sports.

He played softball until he was 62 and was know as an accomplished pitcher. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved quail hunting with Red Schoendist and Ben Gaebe. “Pop” enjoyed drinking coffee with his morning friends at Beatty’s for many years and never missed one of his children or grandchildren’s sporting events.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 6, 2021 at the Nashville Christian Church with Rev. Les Boldt officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John’s UCC Cemetery in Plum Hill with military rites accorded by the Nashville American Legion Post #110. Friends may call from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville and one hour prior to services on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nashville Christian Church Building Fund.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Sharon Cameron

Mrs. Sharon Cameron of Centralia, IL, formerly of Ashley, IL departed this life in the Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle, IL on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 12:55 P.M. She had attained the age of 82 years, 3 months, and 23 days.

Sharon was born in Field Twp., Jefferson County, IL on August 3, 1939, the daughter of Fletcher and Martha (nee Harris) Yandell. She was united in marriage to Artie Ray Cameron in Mt. Vernon, IL on December 2, 1990, and he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Cameron worked for AT&T until her retirement. She was a member of the Central City Baptist Church in Central City, IL.

Left to mourn her passing are two stepsons, Warren “Sparky” Cameron and wife Jessica of Mt. Vernon and Wesley “Deno”Cameron and wife Pam of Nashville, IL; four stepdaughters, Diane Absher of Benton, IL, Mary Cameron of Centralia, IL, Patricia Dennis and husband Dan of Texas, and Barbara Gallott of Mississippi; a stepdaughter-in-law, Donna Cameron of Kansas; a brother-in-law, Bill Cameron and wife Mary of Ashley; five sisters-in-law, Betty Yandell of Mt. Vernon, Catherine Daugherty and husband David of Elwood, IL,, Ruth Read and husband Fred of Fairfield, IL, and special sisters-in-law, Doris and Rosy Cameron; numerous nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Yandell; and a stepson, E7 Sgt. First Class Artie Ray Cameron, Jr.

Funeral services will be held from the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 10 A.M.  Interment will be in the Ashley City Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley on Monday from 9 A.M. until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Central City Baptist Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com


Daniel T. Zgonina

Daniel T. Zgonina

Mr. Daniel T. Zgonina of Radom, IL, departed this life at the Lavender Ridge Memory Care in Mt. Vernon, IL on Friday, November 26, 2021.  He had attained the age of 83 years, 9 months and 8 days.

Daniel was born on February 18, 1938, in Radom, IL the son of Thaddeus and Frances (nee Wojtowicz) Zgonina.  He was united in marriage to LaVerne Kwiatkowski on November 25, 1961, in Radom, IL and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2014.

Dan served proudly with the United States Air Force.  He worked as an Operating Engineer for the Shell Oil Company for 25 years, until his retirement.  After his retirement he worked for the Ashley Market in Ashley, IL and the Campagna Funeral Home.  Dan was a dedicated member of the St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL and he enjoyed fishing, golfing, watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball and he loved spending time with his family.

Left to mourn his passing is his five children, Jeff Zgonina and wife Susan of Granite City, IL, John Zgonina and wife Sheila of New Baden, IL, Steve Zgonina and wife Valerie of Ashley, IL, Chris Prange of Nashville, IL and Kevin Zgonina and wife Jennifer of Radom, IL; 15 grandchildren, Danielle (Wesley) Cannady, Amber (Correy) Mathews, Joshua Zgonina, Kristen (Stephen) Rodgers, Alexis Zgonina, Alexandria (Trevis) McGill, Taylor Prange, Caleb Zgonina, Hillary (Fiance Rahul Rajan), Mackenzie Prange, Thaddeus, Harrison, Izabel, Wade and Graison Zgonina; five great grandchildren, Addison, Braxton and Carsyn Cannady, Oliver Rodgers and Austin Mathews; two brothers, James Zgonina of Mt. Vernon, IL and Tim Zgonina of Effingham, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son-in-law, Anthony “Tony” Prange.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL on Friday, December 3, 2021, at 11 AM with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley, IL on Friday from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the Ashley Fire Department or the St. Michael Catholic Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Helen Poirot

Helen Cecelia Poirot, 95, entered Eternal Rest on Sunday, November 14, 2021, while a resident of Heritage Health nursing home in Litchfield IL.

Helen spent her entire life in the Southern Illinois area.  She was born November 22, 1925, to John and Cecelia (Stube) Dreas.  Along with her parents, her older brother Albert, preceded her in death.

She married Robert W. Poirot (d.)  May 8, 1948, and to their union 3 children were born: Nancy (husband Edwin(d.)) Uselmann, John (d.) (wife Cindy) Poirot, and Chris (wife Kathy) Poirot.  Grandchildren included Julie Roberts, Sarah Poirot, Kelly (husband Eric) McClintock, Crystal (husband Jake) Brooks, Christopher (wife Amanda) Poirot. Step Grandchildren included Tracy (husband Curtis) Kneblik, Tim Uselmann, Susan (husband Stephen) Schottenfeld. 5 Great Grandchildren were born with one preceding her in death, and 5 Step Great Grandchildren.

Helen was born at her Ashley home.  She attended Ashley Grade School and Nashville High School, becoming a high school secretary prior to marrying Bob (whom she met at a Rural Youth meeting, in 1946)

She spent her entire life as a home maker and was known for her fresh homemade bread, cookies, remarkably flaky pie crusts, sewing, candle-making, and volunteering.  Her greatest wish was to help somebody else!  She spent years reading to the Catholic 1-2 graders and always closed her time with them by telling them, “I love you”.  These words followed her into the Nursing Home and were offered to every staffer who came in to care for her, as well as any and all visitors.  She loved company and was a Hostess to the end (saving Ritz crackers from the daily Snack Cart so she had something to ’share’ with her visitors.) She joined her pork producing husband and promoted pork at every opportunity.  She delivered Meals on Wheels and produced the highest number of donations as a Docent at Litchfield Historical Route 66 Museum.  

Helen and Bob loved playing Pinochle, especially with the Maschhoffs and Hauslers (their BFFs for life). She loved gardening (especially pulling weeds!), cutting grass, working Crossword Puzzles, and working JUMBLES.  And she loved reading (easily, 5 books per week). She and Bob enjoyed traveling together.  A poster from their tram ride up Mt. Pilatus (in Spain) hung in her room and started many conversations.  They visited Hawaii many times, as well as the Caribbean and Singapore.

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Aunt, Neighbor, Encourager, and Friend, Helen left the world a better place because she was humble and forgiving.  She loved Jesus and couldn’t wait to join Him.  Her wish has been granted.

Funeral Services will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, Nashville, IL on Friday, November 19 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Leanne Noland and Dennis Hill officiating.  Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville.

Friends may call at the church on Friday from 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Memorial Donations may be made to Litchfield’s St. Francis Hospital, Historical Route 66 Museum, or Grace United Methodist Church/Nashville, IL and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Stanley J. Kellerman

Stanley J. Kellerman

Stanley J. Kellerman, 85, of Nashville entered rest at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:04 a.m.

Born in Pinckneyville on April 3, 1936. He was the son of William and Clara (Kurtz) Kellerman. He was united in marriage to Sharon D. Smith at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Todds Mill, on August 31, 1957 and she preceded him in death on May 11, 2001. 

Stanley was a lifelong farmer and truck driver. He enjoyed family, Stag beer and scratching lottery tickets. 

Left to mourn his passing is his three children David A. Kellerman and wife Lora of Pinckneyville, Douglas J. Kellerman and wife Marlene of Pinckneyville, and Dennis E. Kellerman of Nashville. Grandchildren Marci Hoffman and husband Shane of Grand Rivers, Ky, Jamie Perry of Pinckneyville, David A. Kellerman Jr. and wife Jennifer of Du Bois, William Kellerman and wife Chelsey of Pinckneyville, Michelle Kellerman of Pinckneyville, Allison Kellerman of St. Louis, Mo., and Hayden Kellerman of Nashville. Great-grandson Levi Kellerman of Du Bois. Nieces, nephews and other relatives friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Sharon Kellerman, infant children Danny R. Kellerman and Debra D. Kellerman, a brother William T. Kellerman, and five sisters Lucille Immekus, Florence Michaels, Aileen Murphy, Helen Woodside, and Catherine Novak.

According to Stanley’s wishes, cremation was performed and there will be a private memorial service held at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery or the St. Paul United Church of Christ and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campaganafuneralhomes.com. 


Charles Lee “Charlie” Parker

Charles Lee Parker

Mr. Charles Lee “Charlie” Parker of Nashville, IL departed this life at his residence surrounded by his family on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 11:35 AM. He had attained the age of 79 years, 10 months and 5 days.

Charlie was born on December 1, 1941, in Ft. Knox, Kentucky, the son of Charlie and Josie (nee Skurat) Parker. He was united in marriage to Lisa Hastings on April 2, 2016, and she survives his passing.

Charlie graduated from Ashley High School on May 27, 1960, and he proudly served with the United States Army 101 st Airborne Division from 1961 to 1964. He was appointed to the Department of State Police Academy in September of 1965. After his retirement from the Illinois State Police, he went on to work for the Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office as their investigator. Charlie then went on to
serve the Washington County citizens as their Sheriff for two terms, 2006 to 2014. He was a member of the American Legion Post 110, Masonic Lodge Post #55 A.F. & A.M. Charlie enjoyed playing his guitar and he loved his German Shepard Dogs and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Lisa Parker of Nashville, IL; 4 children, Todd Parker and wife Tiffany of Nashville, IL, Traci (Parker) Van Zile and husband Jason of Rockledge, FL, Morgan Clinton and husband Ryan of Woodlawn, IL and Debra Parker of Jefferson City, MO, ; six grandchildren, Cameron and Carson Parker, Gracelyn and Caroline Clinton and Steven Michael and Patricia Koepke; sister, Charolette Stobart and husband John of Joliet, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Service will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 10 AM with Rev. Bill Bunnage officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville, IL. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Wednesday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Thursday from 7:30 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Shriners Hospital or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Theodore Bronke

Theodore C. Bronke

Mr. Theodore C. Bronke of Tamaroa, IL departed this life at the Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 9:40 AM. He had attained the age of 94 years, 11 months and 13 days.

Mr. Bronke was born on November 23, 1926, in Perry County, IL the son of John and Frances (nee Baranowski) Bronke. He was united in marriage to Marcella Lamczyk on April 30, 1949, and she preceded him in death on June 12, 2015.

Theodore was a lifelong farmer and also worked for the Local 520 as an operating engineer for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Todds Mill, IL and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 520. Theodore loved fishing and hunting and spending time with his dogs.

Left to mourn his passing is his six children, Donna Mattis of Buffalo Grove, Rosemary Gogolek and husband Ralph of DuBois, David Bronke and wife Bernadette of DuBois, Robert Bronke and wife Linda of Tamaroa, Marlene Loucks of Tamaroa and Charles Bronke of Tamaroa; 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marcella Bronke; daughter, Nancy Bronke; brother, John

Bronke and two sisters, Mary Ann Nowakowski and Clara Majak.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Todds Mill, IL on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 10 AM with Fr. Augustine Ibezimako and Fr. Andy Knopik officiating.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Todds Mill, IL on Tuesday from 5 PM until 7 PM and then on Wednesday from 9 AM until the service hour.
Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church or St. Mary Magdalen Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Janet M. Pinski

Mrs. Janet M. Pinski of St. Louis, MO, departed this life at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 6:29 PM. She had attained the age of 68 years, 9 months and 24 days.


Mrs. Pinski was born on January 8, 1953, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of John and Josephine (nee Greco) Dellinger. She was united in marriage to Larry Pinski on September 16, 1972, in St. Louis, Mo, and he survives her passing.

Janet was a financial assistant for the St. Anthony Credit Union in St. Louis, MO for over 20 years, until her retirement. She was a dedicated member of the St. Wenceslaus Church in St. Louis, MO. Janet enjoyed watching St. Louis Cardinals Baseball and loved to go bowling.

Left to mourn her passing is her husband Larry Pinski of St. Louis, MO; daughter, Michele Pinski of St. Louis, MO; son, Steve Pinski and his wife Julia of Dittmer, MO; 3 grandsons, Clayton, Andrew and Owen Pinski; sister, Jolene Battless of St. Charles, MO; brother, Joe Dellinger of St. Louis County, MO; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, John Dellinger, Jr.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 10 AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Posen, IL on Tuesday 8:30 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Wenceslaus Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.


Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Imogene Watts

Imogene D. Watts

Mrs. Imogene D. Watts of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital-Extended Care in Nashville, IL on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 7:27 P.M. She had attained the age of 96 years and 12 days.


Mrs. Watts was born on October 19, 1925, in Harrisburg, IL the daughter of Lawrence and Pauline (nee Moehlenkamp) Decker. She was united in marriage to James L. “Bud” Watts on October 31, 1948, and he preceded her in death on August 28, 2016.

Imogene was a homemaker, farm record keeper, a member of the Washington County Historical Society and a devoted lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, IL, where she served as Clerk of Session, Sunday school teacher, and was a mainstay of the Presbyterian Women’s Organization.

She was an accomplished chef and her gardening was an art in itself, especially the flower display along the driveway to her home.

Left to mourn her passing is her three sons, Tom Watts and wife Kathy of Nashville, IL, Bill Watts of Nashville, IL and Eric Watts and wife Eve of Omaha, NE; 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, nieces, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, stepmother, Frieda Wedel Decker; two brothers, Lewis and Loren Decker and a grandson, James Brian Watts.

Per the wishes of Imogene and her family, cremation was performed and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, IL with Rev. Phil Carson officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in the Vernor/Masonic Cemetery in Nashville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the NCHS Music Boosters or the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Theresa Reeves

Theresa M. Reeves

Theresa M. Reeves, 54 of Nashville, passed away at 2:57 p.m. on Saturday, October 30,
2021 at her residence with her family by her side.

She was born on November 2, 1966 in East St. Louis, the daughter of William and Doris Miller Hiller. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Timothy Tedrow and a brother in law Ronnie Anderson.

Left to mourn her passing is her life partner Robert Adkins of Nashville. 2 sons; Darryl C. Lam, Jr. of New Hampshire and Jason M. Webb of Ellis Grove. A daughter Chastity J.
Honecker of Mt. Vernon. 3 brothers; Ray Hiller of Oakdale, Bill Hiller of Tilden and
Ronnie Hiller of Frederickstown, MO. 2 sisters; Doreen Anderson of Hoyleton and
Crystal Hiller Fudge of Nashville. 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Theresa was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed spending time doing anything outside.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 at
Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. Christopher Kelly officiating. Memorial
contributions are suggested.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


Brian Heggemeier

Brian Keith Heggemeier

Brian Keith Heggemeier, Sr., 53 of Nashville, passed away at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, October 25, 2021 at SSM St. Louis University Hospital.

He was born on September 22, 1968, the son of Harlin and Kathy Frederking Heggemeier.

Left to mourn his passing are his parents of Nashville. A son Brian (Kacie) Heggemeier, Jr. of Du Quoin. A daughter Brandice (fiancee Bryan Rennegarbe) Heggemeier of Beaucoup. A sister Brenda (Travis) Tolliver of Lake of the Ozarks, MO. 6 grandchildren; Carter and Caethan Czerwonka, Harlynn McKnight, Jamison and Liam Sizemore and Rowdy Heggemeier. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by a son Beau Heggemeier and his grandparents.


Brian was the owner of Heggemeier Horse Company in Nashville. Besides being a
lifelong horseman, he was a carpenter and farmed with his Dad. He truly loved spending time with his grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Nashville with Rev. David Benning officiating.

Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association


Online expressions of sympathy may be made at http://www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or
on the funeral home’s Facebook page.


George L. Kirkland

George L. Kirkland

George L. Kirkland, age 76, of Coulterville, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 6:39 a.m. in his home.

George was born on September 27, 1945 in Sparta, IL, a son to Jesse and Geraldine (Appel) Kirkland. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On December 7, 1968, he married Judith K. “Judy” Womack in Sparta, IL. She preceded him in death on February 11, 2014 after 45 years of marriage.

George was a previous member of the Sparta V.F.W. and the Coulterville town board. He enjoyed fishing, watching westerns like Gunsmoke and picking and cracking pecans. He would wage war on the squirrels who would mess with his pecans. George loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was passionate about horseracing. George will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his three daughters, Charity (Scott) Zacheis of Oakdale, IL, LeeAnne
Schoonover (Fiancé, Mark Tittle) of Pinckneyville, IL, and Sammie (Gary) Prest of
Pinckneyville, IL; seven grandchildren, Hailey, Stacia, Cassidy, Josh, Kaci, Mackenzie “Bones”, and Jalia; and four great grandchildren, Landyn, Audrey, Chasen and Kysen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lawrence and Ada Womack.

Funeral services will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Coulterville, IL on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Brother Rob Mathis officiating. Interment will be in Swanwick Bethel Cemetery, Swanwick, IL with graveside military rites by the Coulterville V.F.W. Post #6865 and the United States Army.

Visitation will be at Pyatt Funeral Home, Coulterville, IL on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and again on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Covid-19 mandates will be adhered to.

For more information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com.


Kenneth Maschhoff

Kenneth Maschhoff

Mr. Kenneth Lee Maschhoff of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Emergency Room in Nashville, IL on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 7:06 PM. He had attained the age of 70 years, 6 months and 24 days.


Kenneth was born on March 28, 1951, in Centralia, IL, the son of Herbert and Flora (nee Harre) Maschhoff. He was united in marriage to Susan Emmons on August 28, 1976 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL, and she survives his passing.

Kenneth served with the Army National Guard and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL. Kenneth enjoyed farming, playing pinochle and traveling with his friends, Kathy and Terry Dinkelman and Denise and Gary Guest. He truly loved his grandchildren and loved spending time with them.


Left to mourn his passing is his wife Susan Maschhoff of Nashville, IL; Kristin Korn and her husband Bradley of Cape Girardeau, MO and their children Brielyn and Ashtyn; son, Garrett Maschhoff and wife Heather of Nashville, IL and their children, Quintin, Keeghan, Caillyn and Kellton; sister, Kathy (Byron) Price of Pinckneyville, IL; brother, Keith (Jill) Maschhoff of Smithton, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law, Gloria Emmons.


Funeral services will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 11 AM with Pastor David Benning officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.Friends may call at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL on Wednesday from 9 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Roger Briesacher

Mr. Roger Briesacher of Ashley, IL, departed this life at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 6:48 PM.  He had attained the age of 64 years and 8 days.

Mr. Briesacher was born on October 12, 1957 in Centralia, IL, the son of William and Mildred (Johnson) Briesacher.

Roger was a meat processor and enjoyed woodworking and fishing.

Left to mourn his passing is his brother, Dennis Briesacher and wife Linda of O’Fallon, IL; nephew, Matthew Briesacher of O’Fallon, IL; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per the wishes of Roger and his family cremation was performed and a burial of Ashes will be held at a later date.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Evelyn A. Thomas

Mrs. Evelyn A. Thomas of Breese, IL, formerly of O’Fallon, IL, departed this life at Aviston Countryside Manor in Aviston, IL on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 5:07 PM. She had attained the age of 96 years, 9 months and a day.


Mrs. Thomas was born on January 18, 1925, in Beaucoup, Washington County, IL the daughter of Joseph and Maria (Kachuba) Pierjok. She was united in marriage to Bernard S. Thomas and he preceded her in death on June 14, 2008.

Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church in O’Fallon, IL where she was a member of the Altar Sodality. Evelyn enjoyed playing bingo and loved her family dearly.

Left to mourn her passing is her two children, Avon Bradshaw and husband Louis of Ozark, MO and Dwight Thomas and wife Shelli of Aviston, IL; three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, nieces nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 5 brothers, Andrew and Paul Perjak and Edmond, Leo and Herman “Jim” Pierjok; 8 sisters, Theresa Berger, Delphine Pierjok, Celly Schultz, Helen Someske, Josephine Lukasik, Anna Malich, Agnes Wymore and Gertrude Pierjok;

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 10 AM with Fr. Oliver Nwachukwu officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, IL on Friday from 9 AM until the service hour. Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the St. Michael Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Herbert Wilkey

Herbert “Herb” Wilkey

Mr. Herbert “Herb” C. Wilkey of Nashville, IL departed this life at the Washington County Hospital Extended Care in Nashville, IL on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 3:32 AM. He had attained the age of 84 years, 2 months and 9 days.

Herb was born on August 8, 1937, in Nashville, IL, the son of Dr. Charles and Bernice (Meyer) Longwell.

He was united in marriage to Melodie Mitchell August 2, 1962, in Ringold, GA and she survives his passing.

Herb was a teacher at various schools, retiring after 41 years of teaching. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, IL, where he served as Vice President of the Church Board and also the Trinity Lutheran School Board. He was also a member and past president of the Nashville Jaycees and was the manager of the Wizards softball team. Herb enjoyed watching all sports, especially the
Nashville Community High School sporting events.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Melodie Wilkey of Nashville, IL; two daughters, Victoria Wilkey and her partner Kathleen Spencer and Angela Wilkey and husband Bobby Hutchings all of Nashville, IL; five grandchildren, Mitchell (Sarah) Mathes, Parrish (Austin Kopp) Dunbar, Keaton Spencer, Kyler Spencer and Elise Spencer; six great grandchildren, Alyssa, Cash, Jamie, Benjamin, Annabella and Easton; six
brothers and sisters, Sue (Gil) Lause, Donna (Willy) Spenner, Gail (Doyle) Brady all of Nashville, IL, Melanie Schmeck of Carbondale, IL, Dr. Charles (Cindy) Longwell of Mt. Vernon, IL, David (Simon) Longwell of Arizona; sister-in-law, Diane Wilkey of Texas; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, David Wilkey and 2 brothers-in-law, Richard Borowiak and Ron Schmeck.

Funeral services will be held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7 P.M. Following the services, cremation will be performed. Burial of Ashes will be held in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Nashville, IL at a later date.

Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Thursday from 4 P.M. until 7 P.M.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the St. Jude Children Hospital or the NCHS Sports Boosters and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Arthur Stelzriede

Mr. Arthur F. Stelzriede of Richview, IL, departed this life at the SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL on Monday, October 11, 2021, at 6:10 PM. He had attained the age of 71 years, 5 months and 18 days.

Arthur was born on April 23, 1950, in Centralia, IL the son of Oscar and Lois (Krietemeyer) Stelzriede. He was united in marriage to Mila Del Rosario on October 28, 1972, in the Philippines and she survives his passing.

Arthur proudly served with the United States Navy as a gunner’s mate. He worked in the maintenance department for Walgreens Distribution Center in Mt. Vernon, IL and was a member of the American Legion Post #446 in Centralia, IL, where he was the past Commander. Arthur was a gunsmith and enjoyed working with guns.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Mila Stelzriede of Richview, IL; son, Mike Stelzriede and wife Mamie of Abilene, Tx; daughter, Marilyn Stelzriede of Richview, IL; four grandchildren, Jonathan, Michaela, Aaliyah and Regina Stelzriede; brother, Carl Stelzriede of Greenville, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per the wishes of Arthur and his family, cremation will be performed and there will be no public services.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the American Legion Post #446 of Centralia, IL and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Robert M. Junk

Robert M. Junk

Mr. Roger M. Junk of Wood River, IL, departed this life at Washington County Hospital Emergency Room in Nashville, IL on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 2:11 PM. He had attained the age of 75 years, 10 months and 12 days.

Roger was born on November 28, 1945, at Chicago, IL the son of Myron and Marjorie (Scott) Junk. Roger proudly served with the United States Air Force and then worked for the State of Illinois Internal Revenue Service as a tax prep processor for many years until his retirement. Roger was the music director at Looking Glass Playhouse for 20 years. He also enjoyed being the music director and playing the organ at various churches for many years.

Left to mourn his passing is his daughter, Alicia Heggemeier and husband Greg of Nashville, IL; a son, Kevin Junk and wife Sarah of Murphysboro, IL; four grandchildren, Hayden and Nolan Heggemeier, Natalie Davenport and Joseph Junk; a brother and two sisters, Cindi Funk of Lenzberg, IL, Steven (Nancy) Junk of Beckemeyer, IL and Leona (Mark) Bradtke of Lenzberg, IL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per the wishes of Roger and his family, cremation was performed, and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.Should friends desire, memorials can be made to Friendship Manor Healthcare Center and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


Dorothy Janoski

Dorothy Janoski

Mrs. Dorothy Janoski of Nashville, IL departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, IL on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 3:07 PM. She had attained the age of 96 years, 1 month and 23 days.


Mrs. Janoski was born on August 14, 1925, in Radom, IL the daughter of Henry and Mary (Zowacki) Ledwig. She was united in marriage to Ted Janoski, Sr. on August 17, 1946, in Nashville, IL and he preceded her in death on April 30, 1985.

Dorothy worked at Carter Carburetor in St. Louis, MO till 1946 and then was a homemaker caring for her family. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL. Dorothy loved fishing, sewing, quilting and spending time with family.

Left to mourn her passing is her granddaughter, Guadalupe Torres and husband David of New Mexico, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and son Ted Janoski, Jr. and his wife Genoveva.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, IL on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 10 AM with Fr. Andy Knopik officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. There will be no public visitation.

Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.


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