East Alton Obituaries

East Alton Obituaries

Local obituary notices in East Alton, IL

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  • Tuesday Jul 10 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Steven E. Heaton

    Surving him are three brothers, Mike Heaton and Keith Heaton of East Alton, John Heaton of Hartford; and three sisters, Phyllis Heaton and Sharon Waters both of East Alton and Karen Heacock of Wood River, Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, classifieds, video and more delivered directly to your email inbox.

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  • Monday Jul 9 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Ezra 'Jack' Smith

    Born in Cave-in-Rock on January 11, 1937, he was the son of Walter Smith and Reba Hastings. Surviving also are a son, Brian Jack Smith of East Alton; step-son, James Allen, Jr. of East Alton; step-daughters, Robin Hardwick of Pawnee, Susan Hoskins of Lisle, Deana Schenk of Springfield; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two brothers, Buddy Hastings of Eddyville, KY, Edward Hastings of Milton, KY; three sisters, Inez Blaine of Pocahontas, AR, Lillie Chandler of Kuttwa, KY, Della Ray Imes in Illinois; several nieces, nephews and friends.

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  • Monday Jul 9 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Lois Becker

    Lois Becker, 86, passed away in the emergency room at St. Anthony's Hospital on Saturday, July 7, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born on November 18, 1931 in East Alton, IL the daughter of the late Edward and Virginia Dorsey of Dorsey.

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  • Friday Jul 6 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Leland 'Bud' Von Behren

    Leland "Bud" Von Behren, 84, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at his residence in East Alton, with his family by his side. Bud was born on February 3, 1934, in Chestnut, IL, the son of Harry and Francis Von Behren.

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  • Friday Jul 6 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Michael P. Shelton

    Michael P. Shelton, 61, of Bethalto, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at 9:00 pm, at his residence. He was born on October 23, 1956, in Alton, IL, the son of Howard L. and Virginia E. Shelton, both preceded him in death.

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  • Sunday Jun 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Christopher 'Chris' T. Depew

    Chris was a welder at National Maintenance in Hartford, IL. He enjoyed drag racing events and was an avid fisherman.

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  • Friday Jun 22 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Linda Kay Hellemeyer

    Linda was employed at Eldercare/Integrity Healthcare of Alton for 37 years. She had not retired and was very close to her patients, going above and beyond to care for them.

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  • Jun 13, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Janet Lynn Zimbelmann

    Born March 2, 1951 in St. Louis, MO, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Paul Zimbelmann and Elizabeth Ann Zimbelmann.

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  • Jun 12, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Helen D. Bertagnolli

    Helen D. Bertagnolli, 82, passed away at 10am on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born on July 11, 1935, in Wood River, the daughter of the late Harold and Jeanette Kessinger.

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  • Jun 10, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Izola Lee Sheppard

    BETHALTO, Izola Lee Sheppard, 90, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at her residence, with her family by her side. She was born Jan. 1, 1928, in East Alton, a daughter of the late Wilbur W. and Beaulah Thompson.

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  • Jun 5, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Christopher 'Chris' D. Belden

    Chris was a musician. He was very kind, playing guitar and donating his time in many local nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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  • Jun 4, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Ruth M. Lambert

    Ruth M. Lambert, 64 of East Alton, died at 1:12 P.M. on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at her brother's home in Carlinville, Illinois. Private Services will be conducted at a later date.

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  • May 29, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Jeanette Campbell

    Jeanette Campbell, 89, passed away and went to be with the Lord at 9:58am on Monday, May 28, 2018, at her residence. She was born on February 23, 1929, in Wood River, the daughter of the late Howard and Florence McDonough.

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  • May 29, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Timothy 'Darin' Dearing

    Timothy "Darin" Dearing, 49, of Alton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 24, 2018, peacefully at home, in his sleep.He was born on January 4, 1969, in Granite City, IL, the only son of Ben Dearing and Janice Watkins. He married Mikki Rae Kutter on November 11, 2011 at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey, IL, she survives.Darin was an industrial electrician and a master maintenance technician with many years of college studies.

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  • May 25, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Richard Aaron Shive

    Richard was born on October 15, 1931, in Ashburn, MO, the son of Aaron S. and Edna Bernice Shive. He married Nelrose E. Baker on August 29, 1954 in East Alton, IL.

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