Obituaries

Esther Lipe
B: 1921-12-04
D: 2018-07-09
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Lipe, Esther
Joyce Darnstaedt
B: 1944-04-22
D: 2018-07-06
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Darnstaedt, Joyce
Ron Heern
B: 1960-05-13
D: 2018-07-02
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Heern, Ron
Phillip Sauer
B: 1960-06-22
D: 2018-07-01
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Sauer, Phillip
Herman White
B: 1922-12-23
D: 2018-06-30
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White, Herman
Kylee Ray Lynn Digby
B: 2018-04-09
D: 2018-06-30
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Digby, Kylee Ray Lynn
George Harris, Jr.
B: 1943-06-14
D: 2018-06-27
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Harris, Jr., George
Kelsey Hazen
B: 1986-11-24
D: 2018-06-27
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Hazen, Kelsey
Paula Brown
B: 1960-11-12
D: 2018-06-27
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Brown, Paula
Ella Guetersloh
B: 1933-06-16
D: 2018-06-23
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Guetersloh, Ella
Robert Lipe
B: 1944-12-29
D: 2018-06-21
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Lipe, Robert
Jack Lipe
B: 1942-03-16
D: 2018-06-19
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Lipe, Jack
Betty Taylor
B: 1927-12-02
D: 2018-06-16
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Taylor, Betty
David Coleman
B: 1947-03-17
D: 2018-06-16
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Coleman, David
Brian Stewart
B: 1971-12-19
D: 2018-06-12
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Stewart, Brian
John Houston
B: 1940-12-19
D: 2018-06-11
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Houston, John
Regina "Joan" Wyman
B: 1933-03-17
D: 2018-06-01
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Wyman, Regina "Joan"
Marilyn McRoy
B: 1934-10-20
D: 2018-05-27
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McRoy, Marilyn
Lois Savitz
B: 1920-08-26
D: 2018-05-27
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Savitz, Lois
Kevin Dailey
B: 1957-07-10
D: 2018-05-15
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Dailey, Kevin
Jerry Wougamon
B: 1948-11-14
D: 2018-05-15
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Wougamon, Jerry

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Paula Brown

November 12, 1960 - - June 27, 2018

Paula RenĂª Brown, 57, passed away at her residence in Carbondale on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. She was born on November 12, 1960, in Carbondale, to Billy L. Hale and Pauline E. (Moutell) Hale. Ms. Brown is survived by her son Michael Anthony Brown of DuQuoin; one grandson Dylan of DuQuoin; her mother Pauline Hale of Murphysboro; three brothers Ray and Carol Hale and Marvin ...

Phyllis Borgsmiller

March 01, 1928 - - April 24, 2018

Phyllis Jean Borgsmiller, 90, of Murphysboro, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Century Assisted Living in Carbondale, Illinois. Phyllis was born on March 13, 1928, in Murphysboro, Illinois. Her parents were Ruby (Fraley) and Judge Fred B Herbert. She was a homemaker and with her husband owners of B & K Furniture in Murphysboro. Mrs. Borgsmiller was a mem ...

Brian Brown

February 25, 1989 - - April 14, 2018

Brian Jason Brown, 29, of Murphysboro, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at his residence in Murphysboro. Brian was born on February 25, 1989, in Inverness, Florida, to Brian Jennings Brown and Launa (Silvey) Mason. He is survived by his mother, Launa Mason of Christopher; three brothers Tim Eiserman of Harrisburg, Daniel (Molli) Eiserman, Jr., Cadillac ...

Bonnie Brouillette

November 11, 1928 - - March 22, 2018

Bonnie June Brouillette, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. Bonnie was born on November 11, 1928, in Jackson County, Illinois, to Ed Hughes and Ella (Fricke) Hughes Evans. Bonnie had worked at the Brown Shoe Factory and then later at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital. Then she worked as a servi ...

Carol Bridgewater

July 26, 1946 - - March 09, 2018

Carol A. Bridgewater, 71, passed away at 5:29 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, in Parkway Manor in Marion, with her husband at her bedside. Carol was born July 26, 1946 to Harold M. and Esther M. Morris (Taylor) in Jacksonville, Illinois. Carol married Donald Bridgewater on August 30, 1969 in Our Saviour Catholic Church in Jacksonville, and they have been married for forty eight ...

Gary Beckman

September 28, 1950 - - February 18, 2018

Gary Allen Beckman, 67, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:26 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Gary was born on September 28, 1950, in Murphysboro, to Herbert Beckman and Shirley (Bockhorn) Beckman. He had held several jobs during his lifetime working for Air Illinois, Phelps Dodge and Penn Aluminum, U.M.W.A. as a construction w ...

Alvin "Al" Boyer

March 25, 1932 - - January 07, 2018

Alvin "Al" Leroy Boyer, 85, of Murphysboro, went to meet his Lord and Savior at 11:12 a.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the St. Frances Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Alvin was born on March 25, 1932, in Superior, Nebraska, to Richard Boyer and Frieda (Smith) Boyer. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Boyer was the General Superintende ...

Chris Brindley

March 27, 1959 - - November 29, 2017

Chris Allen Brindley, 58, of Ava, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Chris was born on March 27, 1959, in Paducah, Kentucky, to Charles Brindley and Opal (Hony) Brindley. He had served in the U.S. Air Force. Chris had worked as a computer engineer. Mr. Brindley was a member of Murdale Baptist Chur ...

Rowena Baltzell

May 13, 1933 - - September 24, 2017

Rowena E. Baltzell, 84, of Murphysboro, passed away at 12:16 a.m. Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Rowena was born on May 13, 1933, in Anna, Illinois, to Leon Wanstreet and Juanita (Highland) Wanstreet. She was a homemaker and she did a lot of sewing and making crafts. She raised miniature dachshunds with "doxins4you". She was raised Catholi ...

Crystal Barone

March 28, 1972 - - September 10, 2017

Crystal Marie Barone, 45, of Belleville and formerly of Murphysboro area, passed away at 5:32 p.m. Sunday, September 10, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Illinois. Crystal was born on March 28, 1972, in Murphysboro, to David J. Barone and Debby K. Crowell. She was a graduate of the Carbondale Community High School Class of 1990. She studied to be a Registered N ...

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