Bethalto Obituaries

Bethalto Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Bethalto, IL

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  • Monday Oct 15 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Charles Jack Austra

    A Korean War Air Force veteran, he had been a lifetime member of East Alton American Legion Post 794 for 60 years and Past Governor of Wood River Moose Lodge #1349. Surviving also are sons, Deon Robinson of San Antonio, TX, Adam Robinson of Centralia, Tracy Robinson of Wood River, Mike Austra of Roxana; daughters, Kim Payne of Bethalto, Donna Sansone of Bunker Hill; 14 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren; sister, Rosalie Rock of wood River; niece, Cynthia Hof; and nephew, Jim Rock.

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  • Monday Oct 15 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Richard W. Embry, II

    Richard was the son of Andrea Emde of Jupiter, FL and the late Richard Embry of Alton. He is survived by his mother; sisters, Holly Embry Mee of West Palm Beach, FL and Peggy Embry DiPirro of Lantana, FL ; and his maternal grandmother, Zella Emde.

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  • Thursday Oct 11 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Sue Hubbard

    She was born on June 14, 1940, in Alton, the daughter of the late John and Ellen "Nellie" Curtis. She married Charles "Charley" Hubbard in 1988 in Roxana, and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2017.

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  • Tuesday Oct 9 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Brenda Sue Schneedle

    Surviving are two brothers, Rick Petrokovich of Bethalto, John Petrokovich of Wood River; sister, Nellie Briggeman of Bethalto; companion, Mark Brooks; step-daughters, Linda Woosley of Alton, Cathy Broadwater in Texas; step-sons, Bob Schneedle and Carl Schneedle both of Granite City, Mark Schneedle of Wood River; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews A Celebration of Life memorial visitation will be held from 9 am until time of service at 11 am Thursday, October 11 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Pastor Gary Mosimann and Nellie Briggeman will officiate.

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  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Phyllis M. Hedger

    Phyllis was a nurse and nursing supervisor at Wood River Hospital for 24 years before retiring. She enjoyed sewing and quilting, making dolls, taking small scenic trips, spending time with her grandchildren and taking pictures of her family.

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  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Danette R. 'Danni' (McGhee) Whitehead

    Danette R. "Danni" Whitehead passed into eternal life on Saturday, September 22, at 5:32 pm with her loving family surrounding her. Danni was born February 2, 1963 and lived her entire life in Alton.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Emily Marie Turner

    Born in Hillsboro on July 27, 1975, she was the daughter of Jerry Waters and the late Deborah Waters. Surviving also are sons, Brendon Sykes, Baylee Sykes all of Alton; step-sons, David and Daniel Turner of Jerseyville; grandparetns, Helga Lewis of Bethalto, Janet and Sonny waters of Bethalto; In-laws, John and Linda Unnerstall in Florida; sisters, Amanda Saragusa-Kutter of Bunker Hill, Melissa Thomas of Benld; nieces and nephews, Devin, Anthony and Dakota Saragusa, Tieler, Maegann and Tanner Thomas; aunts, uncles and cousins.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Harold A. Franke

    He was born on August 10, 1936, in Worden, IL, the son of Alvin William and Millicent K. Franke, both preceded him in death. He married Joanne M. Marr on October 3, 1954 in Carnett, Mississippi, she preceded him in death on March 31, 2012.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Kevin D. 'Shaggy' Cannon

    He was born in Alton, IL, on September 24, 1958, the son of Norval and Sharron Cannon, both preceded him in death. He is survived by his children, Creg Cannon of Cottage Hills, Levi Cannon of Cottage Hills, and Jacob Cannon of Missouri; a brother and sister, Randy Cannon of Missouri and Carla Walker of North Carolina; as well as three grandchildren, Rabeka, David and Amanda.

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  • Friday Sep 28 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Blanche Rude

    Survivors include two daughters, Judy Brann and Sharon Rude, all of Bethalto; two grandchildren, Kristi Howes of Bethalto and Keith Brann of Tuscon, AZ ; four great grandchildren, Eric Howes of Bethalto, Abby, Jackson, and Tammy Brann of Tucson, AZ; a brother, William Hale of Litchfield; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Elsie Sutton, Louise Brugger, and Polly Drone.

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  • Friday Sep 28 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Charles E. 'Charlie' Tweedy

    A Korean War navy veteran, serving on the USS Juneau, he co-owned "Charlie's Drive-In" in Wood River and had worked for Standard Oil, a route driver for Taystee Bread and Mrs. Allison's Cookies, and as an attendant for Marks Mortuary. Charlie was a 2-time state qualifier in the half-mile for East Alton-Wood River High School; an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan; and NCAA basketball, especially the Indiana Hoosiers, coached by Bobby Knight.

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  • Tuesday Sep 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Linda Kay Yarborough

    Surviving are four sons, Michael Yarborough of Bethalto, Billy Joe Yarborough of Wood River, Brian Yarborough and Mark Yarborough all of East Alton; grandchildren and great grandchildren; five brothers, Doug Rodgers in California, Donald Rodgers of Clinton, IL, Cecil Rodgers in West Virginia, Barrett Rodgers in Florida, Michael Rodgers in Washington, DC. Visitation will be from 12-3 pm Friday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  • Monday Sep 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Ruth Virginia Unterbrink Volz

    Ruth was born on December 26, 1920, the first child of Albert G. and Elfleda D. Unterbrink in East Alton, IL, where she lived her entire life until moving to Villa Rose Senior Living Community in Bethalto with her sister, Joyce Hutchens, 2 1/2 years ago. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Harry Hazen; her second husband, Gilbert Whitten, from whom she was divorced; her third husband, Raymond Volz; her sister and brother-in-law, Esther and Bruce Hazen; her brother, Milton Unterbrink; her brother-in-law, Armond "Hutch" Hutchens; a son, David Whitten; nieces, Susan Hutchens and Leigh Ann Unterbrink; a grandson, Jeff Whitten; and two nephews, Greg and Gary Hazen.

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  • Friday Sep 21 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Aldene Leonard

    Aldene Leonard, 103, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:30 am, at Willow Rose Nursing Home in Jerseyville, IL. She was born on January 11, 1915, in Arvada, CO, the daughter of Fred and Pansy Graf, both preceded her in death.

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  • Wednesday Sep 19 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Edna R. James

    She was born on June 14, 1936, in West Plains, Missouri, the daughter of the late Edgar B. and Mary E. James. Survivors include one daughter: Mary Helen Harris of Godfrey, one son and daughter in law: Herbert and Bridget Condray of Maryville, four grandchildren: Tabitha Graham and her husband: Anthony, Sarah Concepcion and her husband: Andrew, Caitlyn Condray, Colleen Condray, and one great granddaughter: Eleanor Graham.

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  • Sep 19, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Wanda Fay Elledge

    She married Virgil "Glen" on October 15, 1950 in Carlinville. He preceded her in death on November 3, 2003.

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  • Sep 18, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Clinton C. Champlin

    He was born on January 8, 1962, in Alton, IL, the son of Virgil and Anna Champlin. Both preceded him in death.

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  • Sep 18, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Deborah 'Debbie' L. Sitton

    She was born January 6, 1956, in Alton, IL, the daughter of the late Herbert A. Cope, Sr and Betty L. Cope. She married Daniel "Danny" E. Sitton in Alton, IL, on February 14, 1974, he survives.

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  • Sep 17, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Cheryl Lynn Piotrowski

    She was born on August 22, 1979, in Litchfield, IL, the daughter of Stanley R. and Lana J. Piotrowski. They survive.

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  • Sep 17, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Dorothea 'Dolly' M. Squires

    Dorothea "Dolly" M. Squires, age 60, passed away at 9:25 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Eunice Smith Home in Alton, IL. She was born January 18, 1958 in Alton, IL, daughter of the late John & Phyllis Naylor.

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