January 18, 1933 - - August 25, 2018
Charles E. Foster, 85, of Murphysboro, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.
Charles was born on January 18, 1933, in Cambria, Illinois, to Andrew Foster and Helen (Cooper) Foster.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 127 and the V.F.W. Post # 7190, both ...
April 12, 1929 - - July 21, 2018
Frank W. Furtak, 89, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:21 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Illinois.
Frank was born on April 12, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois, to Frank Adam Furtak and Victoria (Makawska) Furtak.
He had worked as a foreman for a paper manufacturing company.
Frank was a life long Cubs fan and Chicago Bulls fan. He loved to rea ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...