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  1. Decades of deliciousness: Alton Chili Cookoff hits Elijah P'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... in all sorts of varieties at the event, from the traditional to the experimental. The Pump House Bar and Grill of Wood River , entered a spicy brisket chili they are about to debut on the menu. It was spiced with peppers grown by someone just behind ...

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  2. Dorothy Mae DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Dorothy Mae Durham, 90, died peacefully with her family by her side at 2:08 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016 at her residence. Surviving are three daughters, Linda Garner , Kathy Copeland, Mary Mosby all of Cottage Hills; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Zelda Johnson of Wood River.

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  3. Betty BakerRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Betty Baker, 71, passed away at 4:40 pm on Monday, October 10, 2016, at Christian Northeast Hospital.She was born September 15, 1945, in Wood River, the daughter of Kenneth and Gladys Meisenheimer.Betty worked for Alton Mental Health Center as an administrative assistant for 30 years before retiring in 2010. She was a member of the Catholic faith.

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  4. Robert 'Keith' MellentinRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born in Wood River on October 21, 1967, he was the son of Robert Thomas Mellenthin of Carrollton and Mari Jean Darr of South Roxana. Surviving in addition to his parents are a son, Jacob Mellenthin and daughter, Jordan Mellenthin both of East Alton;and a sister, Julie Masinelli of South Roxana.

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  5. Nellie L. RayRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Nellie L. Ray, 95, passed away at 2:35 pm, Monday, October 10, 2016, at Integrity Health Care of Wood River, with her four daughters by her side.She was born October 15, 1920, in Fayette County, the daughter of Henry and Nellie L. Break.She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, a charter member of Leisure World. She loved to travel with her family.

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  6. Shirley Ann GoerschRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Shirley worked as an LPN, and volunteered for Hospice of So. Illinois. She was proud to have volunteered for 18 years for Operation Blessing in Wood River.

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  7. Jane A. Rhodes-TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    In 1949 in Wood River, she married Rolland V. Rhodes, he died in 1996. In 1998, she married Goble Taylor, who died in 2006.

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  8. Tracie Marie BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Survivors include a daughter, Danille Pratt and a son, William Monroe, Jr., all of Wood River; 4 grandchildren, Jaden and Corey Monroe and Scott and Haley Pratt; four sisters, Beverly Zangori of Wood River, Sandra Trent of Olympia, Wash., Patricia Corsa of Alton, and Verna Dizmang of Alton; and two brothers, Donald R. Turner and Ronald L. Turner, both of East Alton.

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  9. Fallen officer mourned across region, described as 'best of the best'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... and pronounced dead a short time later. Tammy Iskarous, executive director of Riverbend Family Ministries in Wood River, said the organization was heartbroken over the loss of Blake Snyder. "Blake joined the board of Riverbend Family Ministries in ...

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  10. Silas Dale ShortRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Silas Dale Short, age 92, of Alton, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family.He was born April 3, 1924, in Jersey County, the son of Clinton James and Verna Short. He married Clara Faye Loy on July 7, 1947 in Jerseyville, and she survives.Silas was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Wood River, where he served as an Elder as well as a trustee.

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  11. Samuel N. HedrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... He later worked for the FAA as an electronic engineer. He was a member of the East Alton American Legion and the Wood River VFW. He loved driving anywhere. A strong and loving husband and father, he was a good provider for his family. He always ...

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  12. Jerseyville's Discount House has going-out-of-business sale, will close by end of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... excellent location." Dianne works at a regional accounting firm and her husband did work at the Dynegy Plant in Wood River until it closed. He is now looking for work, she said. Dianne said her two sons have worked in the Discount House business and ...

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  13. Alleged Craigslist victim now faces home invasion, armed robbery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Brenton M. Webster, 29, of Old Edwardsville Road, Wood River, faces multiple charges after a new explanation has come about of what happened when he entered Casey's General Store, 3499 Fosterburg Road, Alton, requesting an ambulance. Webster was charged Friday, Sept.

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  14. Richard ' Dick' KlafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... three nieces Kimberly (Chuck) Fry of Mulberry Grove, Shone (Judy) Fry of Litchfield, Roxanna (Chuck) Johnson of Wood River; a nephew Tracy (Kami) Fry of Eldon, MO. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother and sister in law ...

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  15. Mickie L. FraileyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... the late Charles D. and Letha J. (Grisham) Gunter. Survivors include three daughters: Sonny Augustson Disher of Wood River, Erica Augustson of East Alton, Angela and Clifton Arbuckle of Wood River, two sons: Michael Augustson of Moro, Illinois, ...

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  16. Kathleen TovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... a member of the Altar Society of the former St. Kevin's Catholic Church and now Holy Angels Catholic Church in Wood River. She also was a member of Alton VFW Post #1308 Auxiliary and the Lady Birds Golf League with the Putt-Aways. She was an avid ...

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  17. Jessie Mae DiricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jessie Mae Dirickson, age 88, of Alton, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016, at Integrity Health Care in Wood River. She was born May 31, 1928, in Godfrey, the daughter of Edward and Mabel Swift.

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  18. Zula DennisRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Zula Mae Dennis, 94, passed away 11:24 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton. Surviving are a son, Wayne Watson of Phoenix, AZ; daughter, Bridgett Dennis of Wood River; four grandchildren; three 1/2 brothers; a sister; and two 1/2 sisters.

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  19. Robert John LoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... son of David and Theresa (Walters) Logan of Godfrey. On August 18, 2012 he married the former Kayla Arbuthnot in Wood River. She survives. Robert was a teacher and tennis coach for the Alton School District. He enjoyed all sports including playing ...

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  20. Barbra A. WaggonerRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Barbra A. Waggoner, 69, passed away at 8:30 a.m., Friday, September 16, 2016 at her home.She was born in Granite City on August 10, 1947 the daughter of Robert and Helen Springer. Barbra married John Waggoner on March 12, 1977 in Wood River.

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