East Alton Obituaries

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  • Monday | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Barbara K Butler

    Barbara K. Butler passed away at 5:50 am Saturday January 24, 2015 at Bethalto Care Center. She was born October 18, 1934 the daughter of Harry Antrobus and Kathleen Herrin.


  • Sunday Jan 25 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Alice Laverne VonBergen

    Alice is survived by four daughters, Sharon Massalone of East Alton, Marion Allen of Alton, Linda VonBergen of Rosewood Heights, and Dawn Abner of Rosewood Heights; seven sons and their spouses, Lester and Anne Maxeiner of Ellelle, HI, William and Deb Maxeiner of Grotin CT, Earl Maxeiner of Alton, Henry and Regina Maxeiner of Bethalto, James and Rachael VonBergen of Bethalto, Gary VonBergen of Bethalto, and Randy and Cindy VonBergen of Cottage Hills; twenty-six grandchildren; thirty-three great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Clara Ann Criveau, Joan Mae Maxeiner, and Marilyn Johnson; and three brothers, Floyd Cory, John Cory, William Cory.


  • Saturday Jan 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Vicky Crane Aikin

    Surviving also are a daughter, Danielle Zimmerman of Cottage Hills; two sons, Christopher Greer of East Alton, Joshua Crane of Alton; nine grandchildren, Mason, Gabriel and Anaiyah Greer, Hayden, Logan and Camden Zimmerman, Paxton Metz, Payton Crane and an expected new arrival, Nevaeh Greer; two brothers, Travis Lewis of O'Fallon, MO, Jerry Lewis of Staunton; a sister, Anita Garcia of Kentucky; numerous nieces and nephews.


  • Thursday Jan 22 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Betty L Sowders

    Our world has become a darker place with the passing of our beautiful mother Betty L. Sowders, who died on Monday January 19, 2015. She was born on April 5, 1936 in East Alton, the sixth of nine children born to Leto and Tillie Iberg.


  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Dorothy Rehmstedt

    Dorothy Rehmstedt, 95, of Wood River, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Bethalto Care Center. She was born May 2, 1919 in Wood River to Charles and Frances Zupan.


  • Monday Jan 19 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Mary Jane Foster

    Surviving also are a son Doug Foster of Meadowbrook; four grandchildren, Jamie Foster, Mike Foster, Allie Foster, Elizabeth Field; three great grandchildren, Joseph Foster, Ryan and Jabe Richey; two brothers, John Harrop Of Meadowbrook, Ron Harrop of East Alton; four sisters, Hazel Harris of Lebanon, Dorris Radliff of Godfrey, Janet Cato of Meadowbrook, Linda James of Marble Hill, MO; nieces and nephews.


  • Thursday Jan 8 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Louise Simburger

    Louise Simburger, 86, of East Alton, IL, died at 5:37 p.m. Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton, IL.


  • Wednesday Jan 7 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Virginia Dodds Smith

    Virginia Smith, 98, of East Alton, IL, died at 4:05 a.m. Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 at VIP Manor in Wood River, IL.


  • Tuesday Dec 30 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Darleen Louise Lowrance Gowin

    She was born on the family farm, May 25, 1930 in East Alton , Illinois, the eldest child of Delmer and Martha Lowrance. She attended school in Bethalto, but as they only had a three year high school, she finished high school and graduated from Wood River.


  • Monday Dec 29 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Shirley Jean Knetzer

    Shirley Jean Knetzer, 82, of East Alton, IL, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sun. Dec. 28, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO with her family by her side.


  • Dec 28, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Horace Chuck Young Jr

    Horace Harold "Chuck" Young, Jr., 88, passed away 6:45 am. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at his daughter's residence.


  • Dec 22, 2014 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Lloyd E Sitze

    He was a US Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theatre. Lloyd worked as a UAW assembly worker for Lincoln-Mercury for 17 years.