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Grace Hampel; Gus Hanke

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 9:57 am

Grace Camille Bockhorst Hampel, 87, of Quincy, Ill., formerly of Moscow Mills, passed away peacefully on Nov. 22, 2014. Grace was born on Nov.  1, 1927 to George “Amos” and Ruby (Shafer) Bockhorst. She was raised with her brothers Marion and J.E., along with her sister Ruby Jane. Grace attended Crab Apple School in Moscow Mills and graduated from Buchanan College in Troy. On Oct. 27, 1946 she married Frank

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  • Elsie Farrar; Hubert Standefer; Donald Whyte

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Funeral service for Elsie Louise Farrar, 72, Troy, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday,  Nov. 29, 2014, at the Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville. Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. November 28 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Spring Gardens Cemetery in Eldon. . Mrs. Farrar passed away Nov. 24, 2014. She was born Aug. 22, 1942, in St. Louis County. She is survived by her

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  • Bernadette Dreisewerd; Shirley Frazier; Elmer Kisner; Arlene Smith

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Bernadette S. Dreisewerd, 94, of Troy, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Troy Manor. She was born on March 6, 1920, in Florissant, to John and Mary Johanna (Busken) Haarmann.  Bernadette met Anthony “Tony” Dreisewerd the love of her life. Tony and Bernadette were married on Feb. 20, 1946, in Florissant. To this union were born eight children: Lawrence, Albert, Ruth, Dennis, Bernice, Regina, Cletus, and Louis. Bernadette

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  • Darleene Dunn

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Mrs. Darleene C. Dunn, 74, of Troy, passed away on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. She was born  on Dec, 18, 1939, in St. Louis to Willard and Cleta (Christeson) Irwin. Darleene grew up with her four younger siblings: Willard, Glenn, Willean and Joan. Following her formal education at McKinley High School, she married the love of her life, Donnie Dunn, on Feb. 16, 1957, in Hernando, Miss.  They first met

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  • Brenda Dietz; Dorothy Wilson Hungate; Frances McMenamy

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Funeral services for Brenda Mae Dietz, 56, of Elsberry, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.  Rev. Jeff Gordan, pastor of the Elsberry Holiness Church, officiated. Mrs. Dietz passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at her home near Elsberry. Born Dec. 24, 1957, in St. Charles, she was the daughter of Herman H.  and Alice Marie Bryson Meyer.  She was united in

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  • Martin Brookman; Aloma Hill; Cyril Scherder

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Martin Brookman, 59, of Silex, formerly of New Truxton and Hawk Point, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. He was born on June 15, 1955 in Rockford, Ill. to James Marvin Eugene Brookman and Gwenda Louise (Wilson) Brookman. Martin was a machinist at Everwear in Lake Saint Louis for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at the VFW in Hawk Point. Martin is survived by one

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  • Lawrence Anderson; Irene Dehn; MaryAnn McLain

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Lawrence Arthur “L.A.” Anderson, age 85, of rural Gladstone, Ill. died Monday October 27, 2014 in a traffic accident in rural Biggsville, Ill.. He was born June 19, 1929, in Monmouth, Ill., the son of Frank and Meta Serfling Anderson. On July 28, 1957, he married Jane Kay Weir in Biggsville. She preceded him in death on July 18, 2002. Mr. Anderson had farmed in Henderson County since 1961. He

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