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Wayne G. Nadler, Sr.

Wayne George Nadler, Sr., 78, of New Athens, IL, born September 15, 1944 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Thursday February 2, 2023 at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL.  Mr. Nader was a retired electrician with Peabody Coal Company and a US Marine Corps veteran....

Charlotte J. Buchholz

Charlotte Jean Buchholz, nee Schaefer, 84, of New Athens, IL, passed away on Wednesday February 1, 2023 at the Freeburg Care Center in Freeburg, IL. Mrs. Buchholz was a homemaker but had also worked at area restaurants for several years. She was of the Christian...

Brenda Ellen Rice

RICE Brenda Ellen Rice, 73, of Coulterville, IL; born on August 10, 1949 in Christopher, IL the daughter of Ike and Dorothy Mae (Shaw) Neville; passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at Sparta Community Hospital. Brenda enjoyed listening to Country music and singing...

Evelyn “Jerry” Baker

Evelyn Jeraldine “Jerry” Baker, nee Reeves, 85, of Marissa, IL, born September 13, 1937, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Tuesday January 31, 2023, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.  Jerry, as she was affectionately known, was a...

Larry Ray Craig

CRAIG Larry Ray Craig, 82, of Sparta, IL; born on August 15, 1940 in Tilden, IL the son of Robert J. and Helen M. (Hamilton) Craig; passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at home. Larry was a coal miner for 24 years before retiring.  He was a member of Tilden...

Barton R. Hood

HOOD Barton R. “Bart” Hood, 57, of Sparta, IL; born on February 22, 1965 the son of Jack and Pansy Mae (Been) Hood; passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at BJC-Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Bart loved his pets and was a huge supporter of the...