Robert K. Keortge, 86

Robert K. Keortge, 86, of Mt. Carmel, died at 7:05 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2014 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehab in Mt. Carmel. 

Cremation rites will be accorded and a Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Parkersburg. 

Robert was born on August 20, 1928, the son of Karl O. Keortge and Ruth Clodfelter. He later married Wilma Jean Hinderliter on August 20, 1949 at the Moravian Church in West Salem. She precedes him in death. 

He worked as a farmer, truck driver and a factory worker for many years, Jehovah Witness by faith and he will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. 

Robert is survived by two sons: Robert E. Keortge, and his wife Patricia, and David A. Keortge and his wife Glenda; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Wilma Keortge, parents Karl and Ruth Keortge and a step grandchild. 

Memorials can be made to Edwards County Hospice.

Anna Ruth Koons, 78

Anna Ruth Koons, 78 of Grayville, Illinois passed away October 14, 2014 at her residence in Grayville.

Anna Ruth was born October 5, 1936 in Grayville, Illinois. Her parents were James Franklin and Orie (Simmons) Cowles. 

Anna was a cook at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville for over 22 years. She enjoyed playing cards and loved being with her family.

She is survived by children; David E. Miller of Grayville, Illinois, June (Bob) Pierce of Grayville, Illinois, Carolyn (Rodney) Higginbotham of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, Wilma Wheatley of Grayville, Illinois, David A. (Shelley) Miller of Carmi, Illinois, sisters; Barbra Garham of Henderson, Kentucky, Mary Reynolds of Morganfield, Kentucky, 27 grandchildren, 30 plus great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands Lawrence “Midge” Miller and David Koons; daughter Mary Smith; two granddaughters, Sarina Diane and Vonda Renee Koons; great-great-granddaughter Dominique Miller; brothers Gilbert Cowles, Everett Cowles, Roy Cowles, Homer Cowles, Clyde Cowles and sisters Brenda Reynolds and Mary Cowles.

Services for Anna Ruth were Friday, October 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery in Grayville, Illinois. Visitation will be Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family to help with expenses.

Online condolences may be made at www.ingramfh.net.

 

 

 

Lucille Ann (Corrie) Schnitz, 92

Lucille Ann (Corrie) Schnitz passed away at 1:06 p.m. on October 7, 2014 at Burgin Manor in Olney, Illinois. She was born on February 23, 1922 in Orio, Illinois to Vera Elizabeth (Shadle) Corrie and Samuel Earl Corrie. Lucille married Ernest Schnitz at the home of her parents on January 11, 1942.

Lucille was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Ernest Herman Schnitz; their infant son, Larry Ernest Schnitz; her sisters, Mary Bliss Corrie (infant), Alice Louise Corrie and Martha Lillian Goodwin. 

Lucille was a 1940 graduate of Bridgeport Township High School. During World War II, Lucille followed her husband throughout the U.S. during his military service. After later moving to West Salem, Lucille and Ernest became owner/operators of the Stop and Shop Grocery Store during the 1960s and 1970s. With the help of Lucille, Ernest later farmed on their Sesquicentennial Farm in Wabash County.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann Louise Krejci and husband Ken Krejci of Villa Grove, Illinois; son, Gary Wayne Schnitz and wife Mary Katherine Schnitz of Indianapolis; three grandchildren: Kyle Krejci and wife Mindy Krejci of Macon, Georgia; Brian and Megan Schnitz both of Carmel, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, Illinois on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. A Celebration of a Life Well Lived Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. with Pastor Mike Rucker officiating.

Following the funeral, burial will be in the Cunningham Cemetery located on the five-generation Schnitz family farm on Highway 11 near Lancaster, Illinois.

Lucille and Ernest Schnitz have been 50-year members of the Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem. Memorial contributions may be made in Lucille’s name to the Church. Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem has been entrusted with the arrangements.

 

Amy Marie Hoover Tait, 100

Amy Marie Hoover Tait, 100 years of age, of rural Albion, Illinois died on October 7, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Amy was born on May 2, 1914 in rural Albion.  She was the daughter of Charles and Hattie (Nettleton) Hoover.  She married Willard L. Shaw and they had three children: Betty (husband Joe) Roosevelt, Marilyn (husband Tom) Taylor, and Larry (wife Karen Shaw Vallette) Shaw. Willard preceded her in death on April 30, 1943. She then married Warren D. Tait in 1948 and he preceded her in death October 1, 2014. She was a farm wife, a loving mother, a good cook who enjoyed her flowers and in later years watching wildlife out her patio window.

 Amy is survived by her daughter, Marilyn (husband Tom) Taylor of Jacksonville, Illinois; six grandchildren: Randy (wife Donna) Roosevelt of Clay City, Illinois, Melanie (husband Brian) Wiseman of West Salem, Illinois, Jeff (wife Robin) Shaw of West Salem, Illinois, Tonya Orel of West Salem, Illinois, Todd Shaw of West Salem, Illinois and Sarah (husband Chris) Cook of Jacksonville, Illinois. She also has eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and three nieces: Brenda Garlinghouse, Doris Cox and Janet Bennett; and one nephew, Keith Burkingstock.

 Willard Shaw, Warren Tait (her husband of 66 years), daughter Betty Roosevelt and son-in-law Joe Roosevelt, son Larry Shaw, her parents, and sister Genevieve Burkingstock all preceded her in death.

 Services will be Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery in Grayville, Illinois. Visitation will be Saturday, October 11, 2014 from noon until time of service at the funeral home.

 A special thank you to all of the wonderful neighbors and friends who helped Amy and Warren as their health declined.

 Memorials may be made to Edwards County Senior Citizens.

 Online condolences may be made at www.ingramfh.net.

 

Phyllis J. Cullison, 77

Phyllis J. Cullison, 77 of Albion, Illinois passed from this life to the next Friday, October 03, 2014 at her residence.

 Phyllis was born February 8, 1937 in Samsville, Illinois.  Her parents were Cameron and Lulu (Rodgers) Taylor. She married Donald “Don” Cullison and he survives.

 Phyllis was a secretary for Albion Equipment Company for several years. She was a wild life rehabilitator of wild animals; especially raising lions, cougars, bears, leopards and monkeys.  She enjoyed her flower garden. She was also a second mom to many area youth. She was a loving person and would help anyone in need.

 She is survived by her husband, Don of rural Albion; two sons: Philip (Colleen) Cullison and Gary Cullison both of Albion, Illinois; and 1 granddaughter, Jacqueline Cullison of Albion, Illinois.

 There was a private service Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Ebenezer Cemetery in Samsville.

 Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.nwet.

 

Anna Mae Wiyatt, 86

Anna Mae Wiyatt, 86 of Albion, Illinois passed from this life to the next, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital in Fairfield, Illinois.

 Anna Mae was born in Browns, Illinois on May 28, 1928 to Ramer and Dorothy (Martin) Schrader. She married Elmer Eugene Smith on September 13, 1946 and following his death she married H. Dale Wiyatt in 1970.

 She attended the Browns United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church in Albion.

 She had been employed as a secretary in the Albion school system in the late 50’s and early 60’s. She enjoyed quilting and working in her flower gardens before her health declined.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, sister and brother, husbands and by her only son Gregory Erle Smith.

 Survivors include her daughter-in-law Karen L. Smith of Albion; Grandsons, Gavin (Rachel) Smith of Killeen, Texas, Collin (Toni) Smith of Hood River, Oregon and Great-Grandchildren: Lexi, Corbin, Ethan, Adalyn and Avery Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral service will be Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. to time of service. 

 In leiu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Browns United Methodist Church or the First Presbyterian Church of Albion.

 Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.

 

Elmer D. Chalcraft, 89

Elmer D. Chalcraft, age 89 of Ellery, Illinois passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Fairfield, Illinois.

Elmer was born near Ellery on March 30, 1925, the son of Jesse and Emma (Elliott) Chalcraft.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in Europe with the 63rd Infantry 7th Army.

He married Jean Berry on February 14, 1948. They are the parents of 5 children.

Elmer was a Life Member of the V.F.W. and spent many hours working with hospitalized veterans at Marion V.A. Hospital in Marion, Illinois. He held many positions in V.F.W. locally, District and State as well as being District Commander three times.

Elmer and Jean spent their married life in the Ellery area farming. He also worked on Highway Construction for many years until retiring in 1985.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers:  Charles C., Harold and Melvin Chalcraft; three sisters: Marie Bradbury, Fern Rich and Hazel Kepheart.  He was also preceded by one granddaughter, Kaleigh Renee Chalcraft, and one great granddaughter, Emma Faye Chalcraft.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Jean of Ellery; children:  David, of Ellery, Anita (Lewis) Blackford of rural Albion, Gary (Cathy) of Mt. Carmel, Lyndell of Phenix City, Alabama and Janet Blankenship of Dawson, Illinois; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Albion, with full military rites.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net 

 

 

Warren D. Tait, 92

Warren D. Tait, 92 of rural Albion, Illinois passed away Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville, Illinois.

 Warren was born October 11, 1921 to John and Stella (Coad) Tait.  He was a life time farmer and also retired from Champion Lab in 1983. Warren was a member of Browns Chapel United Methodist Church. He was very active in church and various mission groups and Bible studies. Warren served in WWII as an army airplane mechanic. Shortly after the war he married Amy (Hoover) Shaw in 1948. Amy brought three children to the marriage: Betty, Marilyn and Larry. 

 He is survived by his wife, Amy Marie (Hoover) Shaw Tait; one step child, Marilyn and husband Tom Taylor of Jacksonville, Illinois; one sister: Mona (Tait) Over; a brother: Carroll “Bud” and wife Parlee Tait; sister-in-law: Jean Tait of Albion; step-daughter-in-law: Karen Shaw Vallette of West Salem; six step-grandchildren: Randy and wife Donna Roosevelt of Clay City, Illinois, Melanie (Shaw) and husband Brian Wiseman of West Salem, Jeff and wife Robin Shaw of West Salem, Tonya (Shaw) Orel of West Salem, Todd Shaw of West Salem, and Sarah (Taylor) and husband Chris Cook of Jacksonville, Illinois. Also eight step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews survive.

 He was preceded in death by his parents: John and Stella Tait of Albion; one sister: Vonda (Tait) Hortin; three brothers: George, Urban and Bruce Tait; one step-daughter: Betty (Shaw) Roosevelt of Clay City; one step-son: Larry Shaw of West Salem; and a step grandson-in-law: Jerry Orel. 

 Warren is also leaving great neighbors and friends that helped him as his health failed him.

 Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery in Grayville with military rites.

 Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.

 

Ina Lee Sample, 83

Ina Lee Sample, of Ellery passed away Thursday evening at her home. Ina Lee spent most of her 83 years living on their farm, south of Ellery. She was born November 27, 1930 to Frank and Ora Mitchell. She attended Mitchell School, Albion High School and McKendree College in Lebanon, receiving a degree in elementary education. After graduation, she taught a couple of years at Wabash School at Ellery, then joined her husband, Delmar, in Lawton Oklahoma where he was serving with the US Army. After his release from the army, they returned to her family farm and spent the remainder of her life farming and raising their family.

 She is survived by one son: Ronnie (Carol) Sample of Ellery, Illinois; three daughters: Joy (David) Coles of Ellery, Illinois, Beth (Matt) Seals of Ellery and Cathy (Wayne) Provines of Williamston, Michigan. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren: Ora Lee (Blake) Jefferson, Katie Sample, Nathan (Leah) Sample of Ellery, Illinois,  Niki (Chet) Greathouse of West Salem, Illinois,  Todd (Wendy) Coles of Albion, Illinois,  Lesa (Daniel) York of Fox Point, Wisconsin, Dana (Keith) Gingerich of Sullivan, Illinois, Jason (Meagan) Provines of Fairfax, Virginia, Danielle (Chris) Ricotta of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ean (Lindsay) Seals of Francisco, Indiana, Emily (Greg) Perkins of Springfield, Illinois; and twelve great-grandchildren: Kyler, Carissa, and Trenton Jefferson of Ellery, Illinois, Wyatt, Cody, and Brook Greathouse of West Salem, Illinois, Grant and Julia York of Fox Point, Wisconsin, Heidi and Shiloh Beadles of Albion, Illinois, Shali Greathouse of Olney, Illinois and Tyli Greathouse of West Salem, Illinois and one great-great-granddaughter, Novalyn Greathouse of Olney, Illinois.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister, Vernelle Smith.

 Ina Lee was a member of the Bethel Church of Ellery. She had served as a pianist and Sunday School teacher for many years. She was an avid quilter, making many quilts to share with her family.

 Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Ellery, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois.

 Memorial contributions will be accepted for Matt Henson’s ministry-Living the Adventure and the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation.

 Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.

 

 

Alice True, 59

Alice True, 59 of West Salem, Illinois passed from this life to the next Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home.

 Alice was born March 18, 1955 in Belleville, Illinois to Rodney and Elizabeth (Bryan) Montgomery.  She married Rick True November 16, 1979 in Richview, Illinois and he survives.

 Alice loved each member of her family. Her grandchildren were a special joy. She was a devout Christian, currently serving as the pastor of Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, Illinois. She was a minister in the United Methodist Church for 25 years and served in key leadership roles at both the District and Conference Level. Alice was a spiritual director for the Walk to Emmaus. She was honored to serve as Chaplain of the West Salem Volunteer Fire Department. She loved to work in her flower garden and yard, and enjoyed traveling to see new places.

Alice is survived by her husband, Rick of West Salem; mother, Elizabeth Montgomery of Coulterville, Illinois; sons: Jason (Jennifer) True of Centralia, Illinois and Micah True (and friend Toni) of Salem, Illinois; sister, Madylen (Dale) Hill of Pickneyville, Illinois; brother, Raymond (Sandy) Montgomery of Coulterville, Illinois; 4 grandchildren: Jeremiah, Carson Douglas, Easton and Jayla; and numerous Aunts, Nieces and Nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her father and one infant brother, Myron.

 A Celebration of Life for Alice will be Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Zion United Methodist Church in West Salem, Illinois. Visitation will be from noon until time of service at the church.

 Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. 

 Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem is entrusted with all arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.

 

Seaton Cash, 94

Seaton Cash, 94, of West Salem, Illinois entered into eternity on September 15, 2014. He was born in 1920 in Burnt Prairie, Illinois to James and Amelia Cash. He learned to walk again after being paralyzed by polio as a teenager.

He and Catherin Schumaker, of Carmi, were united in marriage in May, 1943 in Carmi. She passed away in 1974.

He worked as a tool and die maker, a farmer and a teacher. He was proud to be a lifetime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.

He married Delores Lomas in March of 1986. The attended the Marion Christian Church of West Salem.

He is survived by his second wife, Delores; his daughter, Kay (Kent) Wilson of Algonquin; grandchildren: Ben (Marissa) Wilson of Lake-In-The-Hills and Aaron (Nicole) Wilson of Litchfield. He had four and a half great-grandchildren: Ariana, Jake, Matthew, Alivia and ?. Also surviving is a niece, Karen Ferrero of Norcross, Georgia and a nephew, Ernest Heady of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

One brother, J.R. Cash of Burnt Prairie, died in 2008. One sister, Juanita Heady, died in 1999. 

Visitation will be at the Stasi-Grove Funeral Home at 10 a.m. on September 18, followed by a memorial service celebrating his life at 11 a.m. Internment will be at the Burnt Prairie Cemetery in Burnt Prairie, Illinois next to his first wife Catherin.

Stasi-Grove Funeral Home of Olney is in charge of arrangements.

Family and Friends of Seaton may send their condolences to www.stasigrove.com.

 

 

Jeffrey L. Poppenhager, 62

Jeffrey L. Poppenhager, 62, of Albion, Illinois passed away Wednesday September 10, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jeffrey was born September 12, 1951, in Galesburg, Illinois the son of William Lyons (Judy) and Linda Easley. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the US Navy and was a member of the Albion Masonic Lodge. He was a former IDOT employee and in highway maintenance. He married Cindy Hollenback September 6, 1980 in Astoria, Illinois. Other interests were riding bicycles, golf, reading Louis L’Amour novels, going to movies, woodworking, music and cruising in his 1964 Chevrolet Impala.

Survivors include his wife Cindy of Albion; Daughter Jessa Poppenhager (Rich Howard) Centreville, Virginia; Grandchildren: Penelope “Penny” Jane and Fiona Claire; Sisters: Linda Easley, Carol Davis, Bobbi Jo Willey, Rosie Leto, Nancy Pressler, Patsy Miller, Julie Jennings, Jill Doiron, Jennifer Lyons and Shelley Saunders; Brothers: Phil Poppenhager, Steve Poppenhager, Jay Easley, Rich Easley and Kyle Easley; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orlen and Vilda Poppenhager; Son, Jakob Dale; and brother, Max Poppenhager.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2014 at Little Prairie Christian Church in Albion, Illinois. Masonic Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. prior to Celebration of Life Service to be concluded by full Military Rites at the church. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. till service time at the church. Private burial services for the family will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Angel of Hope.

 

Harold V. Holmes, 85

Harold V. Holmes, 85, of Fairfield, Illinois passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Way-Fair Nursing & Rehab Center at Fairfield, Illinois.

Harold was born July 23, 1929 at Cisne, Illinois to Virgil and Mayme (Tetrick) Holmes. He married Anna Mae Sparr January 14, 1963 at Effingham, Illinois. She preceded him in death June, 1980. He later married Mary Winters in 1984.

Harold was a retired farmer and oil field pumper. He was a Marine Corp Veteran having served during the Korean War Era.

He is survived by his wife Mary Holmes of Fairfield, Illinois; two sons: George (Ruth Ann) Holmes of West Salem, Illinois and David Holmes of Fairfield, Illinois; two step-sons: Brad (Shari) Winters and Richard (Darlene) Winters both of Fairfield, Illinois. Six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

Preceding him in death were one sister Lola Mae Crews, his first wife, and his parents.

A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 12, 2014 at Brown Cemetery. There will be no visitation. 

Memorials may be given to American Diabetes Association or Clay County Hospice and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be given to the family at www.hosseltonfh.com

 

Howard Melvin Gaede, 93

Howard Melvin Gaede, age 93, of Argenta, Illinois, passed from this life on August 31, 2014 at the Heartland Healthcare Center in Decatur, Illinois.

Howard was born on April 22, 1921 in West Salem, Illinois to Albert and Sadie (Gardner) Gaede.

He married Juanita June Giese on March 1, 1946, and she preceded him in death on August 1, 2004.

Howard enlisted in the Army and proudly served his country. He was stationed in the Hawaiian Islands and trained for eleven months there with an aircraft warning unit. Later he was sent to Siapan and served there for several months. Howard also spent time on Okinawa and following his enlistment, was awarded two bronze stars.

Howard worked for several years as a machinist at Caterpillar in Decatur, Illinois. He was a member of the Albion VFW, and will be honored by his comrades in a military salute at his graveside service.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Howard is survived by his son, Rick (and wife Rebecca) Gaede of Oreana, Illinois; grandchildren: Christopher (and wife Stephanie) Gaede of Decatur, Illinois, Tisha (and husband Jaime) Zavala of LeClaire, Iowa; and one great-grandchild, Cecilia Zavala.

Per his wishes, the body has been cremated and there will be an inurnment of cremains at a graveside service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Moravian Cemetery, West Salem, Illinois.

To honor his memory, there will be a military salute at the graveside as well.

Memorial donations are encouraged to go to the VFW Avenue of Flags on the Albion Square, with envelopes available at the graveside service.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net.

Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem is entrusted with the arrangements.

 

Marjorie M. Mix, 89

Marjorie M. Mix, 89, of Albion, Illinois passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion.

Marjorie was born January 9, 1925 in Gilbertson, Illinois. Her parents were Charles and Anna (Marsh) Prater. She married William I. Mix December 25, 1948 in Watseka, Illinois and he preceded her in death in 1996.

Marjorie loved cooking and they were “winter Texans” for several years. Her grandkids were her life.

She is survived by a daughter: Susan (John) Roberts of Cedartown, Georgia; son: Lowell “Pat” Mix of Fairfield; brother: James (Carol) Prater; three grandchildren: Stephanie Crisp, Matthew (Brandie) Kelsey and Chuck Mix; four great-grandchildren: Dallas Kramer, Micah Crisp, Robbie Crisp and Benjamin Kelsey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sons: Roger and Robert; three granddaughters: Kimberly, Krystal and Kristina; two brother: Leroy and Lowell; and one sister, Genivive.

Per her wishes the body has been cremated and burial will be Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Bunker Cemetery in Rinard, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to donor’s choice.

Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, Illinois entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net. 

 

Jane Barr

In loving memory of Jane Barr, of Waterford, Michigan, formerly of Mt. Carmel and Browns, Illinois, who went to be with the our Lord and Savior on August 28, 2014.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband, Robert (Bob) Barr; children: Helena Livingston, Christine (Ken) Keeler, Kathy (DJ) Rashan, Roger (Ann) Swoveland and Jeremy (Karla) Swoveland; sisters: Lucy Lewis, Aggie Turner, Toni (Norm) Lorenz, Leola (Norris) Mize; sisters-in-law: Sally Brown and Debbie Barrett; brother: Clif Barrett; grandchildren: Patricia, Justine, Kenneth, Thomas, Audrey, Amanda (Josh), Danny, Nick, Roger II, Justin, David, Emily, Nathaniel and Mya; great-grandchildren: Damon, Devonte and one on the way. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles; her father and mother-in-law, Robert (Bob) and Eunice Barr; brothers-in-law: David (Lauren) Barr and Randy (Jenny) Barr; and a host of many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alton and Josephine Barrett; brothers: Harold, Alton II, John and Timothy; brothers-in-law: Gerald Turner an Alvin Lewis; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Barrett.

She had a wonderful sense of humor, and enjoyed making people laugh and smile. She was a very loving, caring, kind person.

Yo Ti Amo Always”

 

 

Thomas A. Rosche, 65

Thomas A. Rosche, 65 of West Salem, Illinois passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois.

 Thomas was born April 25, 1949 in Fond du lac, Wisconsin. His parents were Richard and Aurella (Weidmeyer) Rosche. He married Linda Guerndt September 13, 1969 in Slinger, Wisconsin and she survives.

 He was employed in Sales and Owner of Ink Doc/Cartridges and Toners. He was a member of the West Salem Development Association, Little Prairie Praise Band (playing bass) and a member of the Little Prairie Christian Church west of Albion, Illinois.

 He is survived by his wife Linda of West Salem, Illinois; one daughter, Tammy Bacon of West Salem, Illinois; three sons, Richard Rosche of West Salem, Illinois, Kristopher (Jennifer) Rosche of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Thomas, Jr. (Louise) Rosche of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin; birthmother, Ann Thurk of Fond du lac, Wisconsin; and 15 grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Karen.

 Funeral service will be Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Little Prairie Christian Church west of Albion, Illinois. Burial will be Little Prairie Cemetery west of Albion.  Military rites at the graveside.  Visitation will be Friday, August 15, 2014 from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.  Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, Illinois entrusted with arrangements.

 Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.