Alton Obituaries

Alton Obituaries

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  • Monday Feb 8 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    James R. Coatney

    He was born March 22, 1963 in Alton, and worked construction most of his life. He loved the outdoors, particularly fishing and camping.

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  • Monday Feb 8 | via Pike Press 

    Margaret Leverich | 73 | Pittsfield

    Margaret Louise Leverich, 73 of Pittsfield, formerly of Detroit, passed away peacefully at 5:20 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2016 at Liberty Village in Pittsfield. She bravely fought her illness for almost two years and always kept a positive mindset, saying more than once 'it's in God's hands.'

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  • Sunday Feb 7 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Robert Eugene Tucker

    Born in Wood River on February 22, 1947, he was the son of Webb Graham and Betty Tucker Payne. He was raised by his grandparents, Harley and Lela Tucker.

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  • Sunday Feb 7 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Marlon Delyn Johnson Sr

    Marlon Delyn Johnson Sr. age 36 received his angel wings on Friday January 29, 2016 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Felesha Freeman born on October 18, 1979 Alton, Illinois.

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  • Sunday Feb 7 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Charles Joseph 'Joe' Keller Jr

    Jesus received Charles Joseph "Joe" Keller Jr. home on February 3, 2016 with his family by his side in Murray, KY. He was 77 years old.

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Robert W. Dunn

    Robert W. Dunn, 100, passed away at 11:05 pm Wednesday February 3, 2016 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Gregory Gale Stanley

    Gregory Gale Stanley, 64, of Moro, IL passed away at 9:00 a.m. Wed. Feb. 3, 2016 at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, IL.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Patricia Ann Lammy

    She was born at Jersey Community Hospital on July 21, 1932, the daughter of James "Dewey" Poore and Rita M. Poore. She was a member of Community Christian Church in Alton.

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  • Wednesday Feb 3 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Roy Eugene Dunn

    A U.S. Army veteran, he worked as a forklift operator for Coca-Cola Bottling for 44 years before retiring in 2012. Surviving also are two sons, Robert Shook and Gary Shook all of East Alton; daughter, Billie Trail of O'Fallon; seven grandchildren, Roy and Sheri Trail, Brittany, Dalton, Dylan, Allison and Riley Shool; five great grandchildren, Isabella and Ayden Trail, Skylar and Liam Shook and Carter Gleason; brother, Wyatt Dunn of Mississippi; and four sisters, Jo Hunter, Martha Boutwell, Margaret Moore and Mary Davis all of Mississippi.

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  • Tuesday Feb 2 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Ray Alan Lewis

    Ray Alan Lewis, 57, died at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016 at his residence. He was born September 8, 1958 in Wood River the son of the late Clarence and Doris Mays Lewis.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    James F. Menzie

    He loved spending time with his family and going to visit with friends at the Wood River Donut Shop, playing softball and attended 25 years at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. He is survived by two children and their spouses, Tina and Thomas Gegg of Alton, and James F. and Maria "JoLie" Menzie of Arizona; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mary Jean Boker of Jerseyville, Debbie Dean of Jerseyville, and Sandy Williams of Alton; He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Brandon Menzie; a brother, Bruce Menzie and a sister, Barbara Scoggins.

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  • Monday Feb 1 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Richard L. 'Dick' Johnson

    Richard L. "Dick" Johnson, 84, died at 5:56 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Hammond, Indiana the son of the late Leo V. and Nancy Marie Johnson.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Mary 'Rosie' Rosetta Pavish

    Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home 727 E. Bethalto Blvd Bethalto, IL 62010 377-4000 Dateline: East AltonMary "Rosie" Rosetta Pavish, 87, passed away at 4:30 am Friday, January 29, 2016 at Integrity Nursing Home in Wood River under the care of Unity Hospice.She was born on September 16, 1928 in Raleigh, IL, the daughter of Charles Esco and Mary Etta Wiseman. She married Paul Pavish on February 11, 1978 in East Alton.

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  • Sunday Jan 31 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Donald Wattles

    Dateline: AltonDonald Wattles, age 57, of Godfrey, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at St. Anthony's Health Care in Alton.He was born August 30, 1958, in Alton, the son of Harvey and Jeanne Wattles. He married Virginia Wendle on Feb. 14, 1982 at College Ave. Presbyterian Church and she survives.Donald was a self-employed carpenter.

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  • Friday Jan 29 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Beverly A. Vidakovich

    Beverly A. Vidakovich, 83, passed away 1:55 a.m. Friday, January 29, 2016 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton. Surviving are a son, Steve Vidakovich of East Alton; daughter, Tracy Vidakovich of Ft.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via RiverBender.com 

    30TH Anniversary of Challenger Tragedy: St. Mary's t...

    Jessica Foersterling , a fifth-grade teacher at St. Mary's School in Alton, was inspired to be a teacher after she watched the Challenger tragedy on Jan. 28, 2016. Challenger was launched at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 28, 1986 and the flight lasted 73 seconds before a rubber seal in one of the shuttle's twin booster rockets failed, triggering an explosion.

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  • Wednesday Jan 27 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Bennie Louis Cook

    Bennie Louis Cook, 81, passed away with his loving family by his side at 9:23 p.m. Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Integrity Healthcare of Godfrey. Born December 24, 1934 in Gale, IL, he was the son of Lafayette and Edna Johndrow.

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  • Wednesday Jan 27 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Andrew Michael Ganter

    Andrew Michael Ganter, 50, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2016 at his home. He was born February 26, 1965 in Alton, Illinois, a son of the late Lyle and June Ganter.

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  • Sunday Jan 24 | via Owatonna People's Press 

    Alton A. Johnson

    Published in the Owatonna People's PressAlton A. Johnson 1929-2016 Owatonna-Alton A. Johnson, age 86, a life long resident and business owner of Owatonna, died on Saturday, January 23, 2016, peacefully, surrounded by his family, following an extended illness.

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  • Sunday Jan 24 | via Owatonna People's Press 

    Alton A. Johnson

    Published in the Owatonna People's PressAlton A. Johnson 1929-2016 Owatonna-Alton A. Johnson, age 86, a life long resident and business owner of Owatonna, died on Saturday, January 23, 2016, peacefully, surrounded by his family, following an extended illness.

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