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  1. Daniel L HarrisonRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and Nancy Harrison. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Reverend David Prosser will officiate.

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  2. Frederick Lewis BenderRead the original story

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Frederick Lewis Bender, 72, passed away at 12:48 am on Aug 27th, 2015 in Sun City, AZ. Visitation will be 4pm-7pm on Tues, Sept 1st, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wood River where services will be conducted on Wed, Sept 2, at 10:00am, Pastor Martin Schultz will officiate.

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  3. Twin Brothers Indicted in Gleason DeathRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | RiverBender.com

    Twin brothers from Wood River are facing new charges after a Madison County Grand Jury indicted them on involuntary manslaughter. 35 year olds Adam and Aaron Hosford were originally charged with aggravated battery and mob action in the alleged attack on 43-year-old John Gleason.

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  4. King Louie's Empire Deli & Pizza Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | River Front Times

    ... Empire Deli & Pizza refers not to the late, much loved restaurant on Chouteau Avenue but an even older spot in Wood River, Illinois. Lou Rook Jr. (father of Annie Gunn's chef Lou Rook III) founded that King Louie's, and his sons Dave and Mike have ...

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  5. Evelyn Jean VanhornRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Evelyn Jean Vanhorn, 84, passed away at 2:15am on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Integrity Healthcare of Wood River. She was born on September 25, 1930, in Benton, Illinois the daughter of the late Clifford N. and Bertha A. Eubanks.

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  6. Nora Catherine SaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Nora Catherine Saylor, 89, formerly of Wood River, passed away 1:22 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at her residence. A homemaker, she had been a member of VFW Post 2859 Ladies Auxiliary; and she enjoyed, fishing, camping, travel and BINGO.

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  7. Police Reports for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com

    In local police reports, lodged in the East Alton Jail this morning were 51 year old Neil Coleman of the 200 block of West St. Louis Avenue in East Alton for domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence. 46 year old Kerry Stevens of the 900 block of East Lorena in Wood River for disorderly conduct.

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  8. Illinois school toughs it out without A/CRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Central air is something we likely all take for granted. But, for students at East Alton-Wood River High -- going without it has become routine. EAST ALTON, Ill. -- A Madison County high school started yet another school year Monday without central ... 1 comment

  9. Phillip Lee Cory JrRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Phillip Lee Cory Jr., 46, of Wood River, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL, died Wed. Aug. 19, 2015 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

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  10. Loretta Dee ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... IL, the daughter of Marvin and Dorthy (Banks) Love. She married William "Bill" E. Reed in January 1953 in Wood River, IL. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2010. Loretta was a packer at Owens Illinois Glass, worked at Reides Tomboy as a cashier in ...

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  11. BP Whiting Woes Give Competitors Window to Gain as Margins SoarRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    At least one Midwestern refinery is said to be considering a delay in maintenance work after trouble at BP Plc's Whiting plant near Chicago sent regional profit margins to a seven-year high. Phillips 66 is weighing the postponement of a planned September turnaround at its Wood River, Illinois, refinery by several weeks, people familiar with the deliberations said.

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  12. Sally A KnappRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Survivors include a daughter, Holly Knapp of Davenport, Ia., 2 sons, James Knapp and his fiance Amanda Murphy of Wood River and Ronald Knapp and his fiance Jamie Dale of Edwardsville; 2 grandchildren, Aadon Knapp and Marley Murphy; 2 sisters and a ...

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  13. Eileen Rosemary StilesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Eileen Rosemary Stiles, 88 years old, passed away at 7:25 am Monday, August 17, 2015, at St. Clare's in Alton. She is survived by three daughters; Linda Stoeckel of Alton, Carol Pratt of Wood River and Gail Holmes of Granite City; one son Terry Stiles of Granite City; eight grandchildren Kristina, Eric, Brandon, Cody, Breanna, Justin, Ryan, and Travis; and several great grandchildren.

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  14. Jerry Wayne CherryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jerry Wayne Cherry, age 57, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was born September 2, 1957 in Wood River, the son of James and Florence Cherry.

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  15. James E FehrRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... in East Alton, and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter and son in law: Jackie and Mark Smith of Wood River, two grandsons: Jacob and Kaleb Smith, and one sister: Barbara Neese of Colorado. He was employed as a clerk in the warehouse ...

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  16. Tracy Vander BickmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Tracy Bickmore, 55, went to be with the Lord on Saturday August 15, 2015 at home with her family by her side while under the care of BJC Hospice. She was born on January 19, 1960 in Wood River, IL the daughter of the late Louis Vander & Belva Tutt.

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  17. HURTZ, Mary AudreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Pontious, and her sister Gladys Mildred (Doty) Reynolds. She is survived by her niece Jane (Henry) Mintert of Wood River, IL great-niece Gail (Ted) Hoef of St. Louis, MO; great-nephew Steven (Barbara) Mintert of Cary IL and great-great-nephew ...

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  18. Chicago Gasoline Soars After Breakdown at Biggest RefineryRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Washington Post

    ... Whiting plant in September, and Phillips 66 is planning a turnaround at the region's second-largest refinery, in Wood River, Illinois, that month. "Things should stabilize by the middle of next week," Green said. "We'll probably have to wait until ...

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  19. Edgar LeRoy TohillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... in Jerseyville and still has many folks from there he called friends. While in high school, his family moved to Wood River where he graduated from Wood River High School, Class of 1958, and distinguished himself in his ability to play basketball. ...

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  20. Lonnie Lon WeaverRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lonnie "Lon" Weaver, 61, passed away at 1:23pm on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 14, 1953, in Wood River, the son of J. Glenn Weaver of Edwardsville and the late Helen M. Weaver.

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