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Area Obituaries

Sharon Lee DeVries

  Sharon Lee DeVries, 80, passed away at Heritage Health in Staunton, on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 6:25 a.m. Sharon was born on Aug. 29, 1941 to Forest and Leta (Best) Frailey. She married Ray Garner on Dec. 4, 1959, and they later divorced. Sharon married Merl W. DeVries on Oct. 22, 1981, and…

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Lillian Marie Keupper

  Lillian Marie Keupper, 102, of Gillespie, passed away at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 9:27 a.m. She was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Litchfield, to Hugo W. Keupper and Marie Carroll Keupper. Lillian attended SS Simon & Jude Catholic School, Gillespie Community High School and Webster College. She was…

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Peter Edward Brown

  Peter Edward Brown, 79, of Gillespie, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 9:43 p.m. He was born Nov. 5, 1942, in Pekin, to Lawrence E. Brown and Margaret K. Kohlbacher Brown. He married Louann Mattes Brown. Peter was a graduate of Pekin High School. He began…

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Lyndel Wilmer Klausing

  Lyndel Wilmer Klausing, 70, passed away at 10:36 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022 at his residence in Staunton. Lyndel was born on Nov. 29, 1951 to Wilmer and Ramona (Prott) Klausing. He attended school in Mt. Olive and graduated in 1969 and then attended SIUE. Lyndel served in the United States Army in…

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John Richard Roscetti

  John Richard Roscetti, 67, of Carlinville, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at home with family by his side. John was born on May 26, 1954 to John and Lora (DeVries) Roscetti in Springfield. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Agriculture. On May 14, 1988…

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Edgar Cozadd

  Edgar Maurice Cozadd, 87, of Carlinville, died Thursday, May 5, 2022 at his home in Carlinville with his loved ones by his side. He was born January 2, 1935 to Clarence and Estelle (Klinger) Cozadd in Grayslake, IL. Ed married Joyce Ann Hensley and they recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Ed was a high…

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William E. Myatt

William E. Myatt, 81, of Maryville, passed away at Elmwood Nursing and Rehab, Maryville, on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 6:59 a.m. He was born Sept. 13, 1940, in Bunker Hill, to James Lee Myatt and Alta Marie Wooldridge Myatt. He married Shirley May Spinner Myatt. He was retired after having been a construction superintendent.…

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June Elaine (Travis) Hatfill

  June Elaine (Travis) Hatfill, 65 of Staunton, passed away on Saturday April 30, 2022 at Heritage Health in Staunton. June was born June 21, 1956, in Wood River, a daughter of the late George and Anna (Chura) Travis. She married Butch Hatfill on July 22, 1974, he proceeded her in death on Oct. 6,…

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Diane Mary (Mitchell) Anderson

  Diane Mary (Mitchell) Anderson of Collinsville, 60, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at her Collinsville home. She was born on March 20, 1962 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the daughter of Donald Mitchell and the late Rosalie (Abele) Mitchell. She married Todd Anderson on Nov. 8, 1985 at St. Raphael the Archangel Parish in…

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Jeffrey Scott Bertolis

  Jeffrey Scott Bertolis, 52, of Gillespie, passed away at his residence on Saturday, April 30, 2022. He was born July 31, 1969, in Litchfield, to Mike A. Bertolis and Donna J. (Campbell) Bertolis. He was a foreman for Tubular Steel. He is survived by his parents, Mike and Donna Bertolis of Gillespie; son, Trenton…

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