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Area Obituaries

Scott Maschhoff

Scott Alan Maschhoff, 47 of Hoffman, passed away suddenly at 1:27 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024 at his residence. He was born on July 30, 1976 in Nashville the son of Wayne and Jacqueline Blumhorst Maschhoff. He married Rachele “Shelly” Roznowski on October 16, 2004 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in DuBois and…

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Lawrence F. Bathon

Lawrence F. Bathon, 98, of Pinckneyville, passed away at 8:00 A.M., Monday, February 19, 2024 at the Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Nashville, IL. Lawrence had been a farmer. He also worked as a laborer at SIU from 1961 until 1994. He was a lifelong member of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Todds Mill,…

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Debra Mansir

Debra Mansir, 70, of St. Charles, Missouri, originally of Macomb,  died Monday, January 29, 2024 at Delmar Gardens in O’Fallon, Missouri.She was diagnosed with ALS in 2019.She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law,  Duane and Dale Mansir.Debra formerly lived in Okawville and taught art at Okawville schools.She later taught in the Hazelwood, Missouri School…

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Eugene W. Wehmeyer

Eugene W. Wehmeyer, 80, of Okawville, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Memorial Hospital in Shiloh, IL. Born on April 7, 1943, the son of Raymond and Florence, nee Steinkamp, Wehmeyer and they preceded him in death. Beyond his professional life as a chemical applicator for Terayne, Eugene found solace and contentment in various…

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Delores A. Gibbons

Delores A. Gibbons Delores A. Gibbons, of Coulterville, IL, departed this life at the Coulterville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Coulterville, on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 11:55 PM. She had attained the age of 76 years and 29 days. Delores was born on January 11, 1948, in Nashville, IL the daughter of Ted…

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John Maddaleno Jr.

John Maddaleno Jr. John Maddaleno Jr., 93, of West Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at his residence. He was born May 14, 1930 in West Frankfort to John Maddaleno Sr. and Irene (Nanni) Maddaleno. He married Gloria ( Pugh ) Maddaleno on September 17, 1953 in Benton and she preceded him in…

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Annette I. Milford

Annette I. Milford Annette I. Milford, 72, of Mascoutah, IL formerly of Freeburg, IL born Nov. 30, 1951, in Belleville, IL died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at Brightly Senior Living, Mascoutah, IL. Annette received her masters degree in English at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She was a staff editor for various professors at Washington University…

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Virginia M. Funk

Virginia M. Funk Virginia Mary Funk, nee Koeller, 92, of Freeburg, IL, born April 24, 1931, in Fayetteville Twp., IL, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Virginia and her husband, Verlan “Buddy” Funk, were married on April 11, 1950. In May of the same year, they began a successful trucking and…

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Paul Jerome Ryterski

Paul Jerome Ryterski Paul Jerome (“Jerry”) Ryterski of Granite City, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2023, in Arvada, Colorado. Jerome was born on October 10, 1933, to John and Pauline (Paszkiewicz) Ryterski in Nashville, Illinois. In addition to his parents, Jerome was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Gloria…

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Vernon G. Meentemeyer

Vernon G. Meentemeyer Vernon G. Meentemeyer, 81 of Athens, died on Saturday, January 20, surrounded by his family. A native of Washington County, Illinois, Vernon was born on November 7, 1942 to the late George Walter and Elsie Garling Meentemeyer. He was a graduate of Southern Illinois University and continued his education and earned a…

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