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Wanda L. Loveless

81-year-old Cisne native, Wanda L. Loveless of Decatur, IL died at 3:40 p.m. Monday, March 4 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. She had been a clerical worker and volunteered as an election judge. Survivors include two sisters, Doris Bozarth of Cisne and Edith Smith of Watseka, IL and several nieces and nephews. Services for Wanda Loveless […]

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Bernard Podolsky

97-year-old Fairfield resident, Bernard Podolsky died Monday, March 4 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit. He was a long-time petroleum engineer and geologist in Fairfield. Bernie Podolsky grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, the youngest son of Israel and Rae Podolsky, immigrants from Russia and Romania. During the Depression, he worked his way through college […]

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Robert Edwin Crane

66-year-old Fairfield resident, Robert Edwin Crane died at 5:20 a.m. Monday, March 4 at his home in Fairfield. A veteran of the Vietnam War and recipient of the Bronze star, he retired from Airtex Products in Fairfield in 2009 after 30 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Glenna Crane of Fairfield; daughters, Michelle Wolfe, […]

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Nova Boyle

68-year-old former Fairfield resident, Nova Boyle of Bradenton, FL died at 9:47 a.m. Saturday, March 2 at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL. Surviving are a daughter, Carla Streicher; one son, William Boyle of Florida; three grandchildren; three sisters, Peggy Rose of Dallas, TX, Mona Ann McGill of Katy, TX and Ludenia Anniss of Sencia, […]

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Kimberlee (Ulm) Slatton

57-year-old former Fairfield resident, Kimberlee “Kim” Ulm Slatton of Roswell, GA died Saturday, March 2 at her home. After graduating from Fairfield Community High School, she graduated from Peabody College and worked as a teacher. Survivors include her husband, Skip Slatton; a daughter, Sarah Byram; a son, Drew Slatton; her parents Ralph and Donna Ulm […]

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Susan Nannette Trotter

47-year-old Sims resident, Susan Nannette Trotter died at 6:50 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include her husband, Brian Trotter of Sims; her parents, Elmore and Lucinda Withrow of Sims; a son, Justin Williams of Marion, IL; daughters, Justina Williams of Fairfield and JaLisa Trotter of Sims; brothers, Clinton, Clifton […]

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Jay Barton Angle

82-year-old rural Cisne resident, Jay Barton Angle died Saturday, March 2 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was retired from the Texaco Oil Co. Survivors include a son, Jeffery Angle of Cisne; daughters, Jaylene McLellan of Fairfield and Vicky Caronna of Harvey, LA; brothers, Richard Angle of Sumner and Jackie Angle of Joliet, […]

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Mary K. Masters

88-year-old Fairfield resident, Mary K. Masters died at 8:35 a.m. Friday, March 1 at Way-Fair in Fairfield. Survivors include a son, Mike Masters of Malvern, OH a daughter, Mary Jean Preston of Scio, OR; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services for Mary K. Masters will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 at Nale’s Funeral Home […]

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Josephine Waller Bonan

99-year-old McLeansboro resident, Josephine Waller Bonan, died at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 28 at her home. She was a librarian having earned a master’s degree from the University of Illinois, and was an integral part of the McLeansboro McCoy Library, serving on the board for over 60 years. She was also a librarian and teacher […]

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Dorothy Thom

86-year-old McLeansboro resident, Dorothy Thom died at 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro. She had been a plant supervisor at the Green House at Oak Forest Hospital. Survivors include a son, Michael Thom of Wheaton, IL; a daughter, Debra Smith of Friendswood, TX; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside […]

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