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Martha Drogemuller

Martha Drogemuller

Martha Drogemuller, 96, formerly of Franklin Park, IL, died Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at the home of her son in Milwaukee, WI. Mrs. Drogemuller was a home maker. Survivors include a son, William (wife Barb) Drogemuller of Milwaukee, WI; a grandchild, Matthew (wife Ruby); a great-grandchild, Dahlia Germain Drogemuller; sisters, Hazel Clark of McLeansboro, IL, […]

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James Edward Finch

James Edward Finch, 85, of Grayville died Saturday, January 24, 2015, at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was a painter and worked in construction. Survivors include son Jim (Robin) Finch of Grayville; daughter Jackie Finch of Amity, Louisiana; grandchildren Christopher, Austin and Cameron; and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with Jim’s wishes, […]

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Headlines for Friday, January 23, 2015

The Illinois State Board of Education is asking lawmakers to provide an additional $730 million in fiscal year 2016 for Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade funding. If approved, general state aid for schools would be fully funded for the first time in more than four years. Governor Bruce Rauner is laying out his priorities for his […]

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Robert Bob Mezo

Robert (Bob) Mezo

Robert (Bob) Mezo, 81 of Wayne City died at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was a retired businessman. Survivors include his wife, Mary Mezo of Wayne City; two sons; a daughter, a brother and two sisters. Funeral services for Robert (Bob) Mezo will be […]

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Blanch R. Sledge

87-year-old Salem resident, Blanch R. Sledge died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Squibb of Salem; a sister, Deloris Bradford of Sycamore, IL; four grandchildren, Stephanie Wierchem, Blane Anderson, Darren Anderson and Tressia Appelton; also three […]

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Carlean Fry

62-year-old Fairfield resident, Carlean Fry died at 7:58 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. She had been a beautician for over 20 years. Survivors include her husband, D. Fry of Fairfield; her mother-in-law, Marie Fry of Fairfield; sons, Shannon and wife Kim-Dozier Fry, Trinity and wife Tonya Fry and Brandon and wife Chasity […]

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Imogene M. Felty

87-year-old Fairfield resident, Imogene M. Felty died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 21 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. A member of the Mill Shoals Gospel Assembly Church, she was a homemaker. Survivors include four sons; George (Brenda) Felty of Mt. Vernon, IL, Darrel (Carolyn) Felty of Normal, IL, Donivan (Paula) Felty of San Angelo, TX and […]

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Headlines for Thursday, January 22, 2015

18-year-old Eddie D. Brooks of Fairfield was arrested Wednesday night on a felony charge of trespass to a residence. Lisa M. Gifford of George Street in Fairfield awoke Wednesday night to find Brooks sitting on her living room sofa wearing no shirt or shoes. Giffford’s husband escorted him out of the house. Police later arrested […]

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James Leroy “Binger” Uebinger

James Leroy “Binger” Uebinger, age 78, died at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at his home. He had owned three Flora-area businesses:  Uebinger’s Shell Service Station, Jim Uebinger Trailer Sales, and Uebinger’s Home Furnishings. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Flora. Jim is survived by his wife:  Donna Uebinger of […]

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Charles “Chuck” Day

75-year-old Thompsonville resident, Charles “Chuck” Day died at 6:34 Monday morning, Jan. 19 at his home. He was a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Louise Day of Thompsonville; three daughters, Penny Blades and husband Randy of Johnston City, IL, Laura Chaffin and husband Jeffrey of Stonefort and Bridget Preslar of Benton, IL; four […]

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