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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Nila M. Turner Fedderke

September 22, 1927 - - June 27, 2017

Nila M. Turner Fedderke, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away on June 27, 2017, in Carbondale. She was born on September 22, 1927, in Alto Pass, Illinois to Ernest and Edna (McCormick) Toler. Nila married Everett (Bud) Kelley and through that union, they had two sons Ernest "Ernie" Lee and Carrol "Shorty" Dewayne. In 1960, she married J. Lester Turner and he passed away in 2000. ...

John Ferguson

December 06, 1949 - - April 11, 2017

John Ferguson, 67, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at his residence in Murphysboro, surrounded by his loved ones. John is survived by his wife Alusha (Shields); two sons Johnny (wife Jamie) and Tracey (wife Heather); four grandchildren Jake, Collin, Colten and Josie; Brothers Steve, Jim Ted and A.J.; sisters Nancy, Susie and Tara; Sister in law Rosemarie Calandro (hu ...

Dora "Miss Dodie" Fricke

August 04, 1945 - - March 17, 2017

Dora "Miss Dodie" Carol Fricke, 71, of Murphysboro, passed away at 9:07 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Dora was born on August 4, 1945, in Murphysboro, to George Carroll and Lula Viola (Cook) Sill. She was a bus driver for the Head Start at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and the children referred to her as "Miss Dodie". She enjoy ...

Charles Fager

December 09, 1953 - - December 02, 2016

Charles Nolan Fager, 62, passed away at his residence in Murphysboro at 10:20 a.m. Friday, December 2, 2016. Charles was born on December 9, 1953, in Murphysboro, to Robert Fager and Norma (Schafer) Fager. He had worked as a carpenter. Mr. Fager was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Murphysboro. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus # 988. He was a ...

Mildred "Millie" Ford

August 02, 1925 - - October 02, 2016

Mildred "Millie" B. Ford, 91, of Murphysboro, passed away at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Integrity Nursing Home in Chester, Illinois. Mildred was born on August 24, 1925, in Alto Pass, Illinois, to George Washington Sides and Grace (Willison) Sides. She had worked as a certified nurse's aide at the former Roosevelt Square in Murphysboro. She loved to do crafts and tak ...

Daniel Fager

January 10, 1924 - - September 12, 2016

Daniel Jule Fager, 92, of DeSoto, passed away at 6:54 p.m. Monday, September 12, 2016, at his residence in DeSoto. Daniel was born on January 10, 1924, at home in Jackson County, Illinois, to Ernest P. Fager and Alice R. (Mileur) Fager. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a farmer. Mr. Fager was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Murphysboro. He wa ...

Edmond "E. J." Fager

October 13, 1920 - - August 05, 2016

Edmond John "E.J." Fager, 95, of Murphysboro, passed away at 6:05 p.m. at Manor Court of Carbondale. Edmond was born on October 13, 1920, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to E. P. Fager and Alice (Mileur) Fager. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army reaching the rank of Master Sergeant. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 127. Mr. Fager had attend Mt. Calvary Lu ...

Villa "Imogene" Franklin

November 06, 1926 - - July 08, 2016

Villa “Imogene” (Hickam) Franklin, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away at 1:20 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Anchor Assisted Living in Marion, Illinois. Villa was born on November 6, 1926, in Pomona, Illinois, to Cleve Hickam and Effie (Hoover) Hickam. She had worked for thirty four years as a licensed practical nurse at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Mrs. Franklin was ...

Shelby Fulghum

July 26, 1937 - - June 03, 2016

Shelby Jean Fulghum, 78, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:08 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Shelby was born on July 26, 1937, in Jackson County, Illinois, to John C. Qualls and Rose (Lindsay) Qualls. Mrs. Fulghum had worked as a Sheriff's Deputy in Biloxi, Mississippi, and as a nurse's aid in Illinois. She like to crochet and knit. She marrie ...

Samaline Fark

July 25, 1934 - - February 24, 2016

Samaline Joyce Cervi-Fark, 81, of Carbondale, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois. Samaline was born on July 25, 1934, at home, in Sandoval, Illinois, where she lived through her teen’s years. Born, during the Great Depression, she was the daughter of first generation immigrant parents from Italy Domenico Cervi and ...

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