Obituaries

Bernie Wolfe 2000189-year-old former Mt. Erie resident, Bernard E. “Bernie” Wolfe of Fairfield died at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, April 22  at Way-Fair Nursing and Rehab Center in Fairfield.  A veteran of WW II, he was a retired farmer. He was

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Jimmie Dale Lowery  photo69-year-old Fairfield resident, Jimmy Dale Lowery died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He had worked at Caterpillar in the paint department when he was younger in Joliet. He was also a self-employed construction worker.

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91-year-old rural West Salem resident, Juanita Ginther, died Tuesday, April 22 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.  She worked for several years at the Brown Shoe Factory and later worked for the Illinois Gas Company in the office until

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Angela Tondini46-year-old Fairfield resident, Angela Dawn Tondini died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19 in the Emergency Room at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her mother, Dottie (Dorsett) Wilborn of Fairfield; her husband, James Tondini of Fairfield; a daughter Billie Ewing

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55-year-old Queen Creek, AZ resident, David Allen Kimbrell died April 15.  He graduated high school in Traverse City, MI and served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years, worked in the medical field while in the service and

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bullard59-year-old Cisne resident, John W. Bullard died at 12:58 a.m. Sunday, April 20 at his home.  He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service, then retired from the U.S. Defense Department as a Federal Police

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rawls73-year-old Rt. 1 Wayne City resident, George “Bo” Rawls died at 9:51 a.m. Friday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon. He was a retired laborer.

Survivors include his wife, Vera Rawls of Wayne City; daughters, Anita Marie Coombs of

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Sonja Mercer75-year-old Fairfield resident, Sonja Mercer, died at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, April 19 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Mercer of Fairfield; a daughter, Mary Mercer of Fairfield;  two sons, John Mercer of Cincinnati, OH and Brian

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Anita Turner photo63-year-old Fairfield resident, Anita Turner, died at 2:58 p.m. Friday, April 18 at her home.  She had been a CNA at Fairfield Memorial Hospital for 29 years and was a member of the Lebanon C.P. Church.

Surviving are her

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84-year-old Raleigh, NC resident, formerly of McLeansboro, Ralph Dean Hawthorne, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday, April 18 at University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill.  He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked in security for McDonald

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