Miscellaneous Madison County, Illinois Obituaries
CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - MORTALITYSCHEDULES.COM - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY  -  GENLOOKUPS


LaBrot 02/27/01
Joyce LaBrot, 79, of Alton, died Feb. 27, 2001, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Adrian, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, George of Los Angeles, Ca., David of New Orleans, La., and Thomas of Phoenix, Az.; and a daughter, Kathleen Angus of Birmingham, Al. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the building fund of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, and St. Joseph's Cemetery.

LaMarsh 04/03/98
Mary E. LaMarsh, 83, of Alton, died Apr. 3, 1998, in Alton Memorial. Her husband, Anthony, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Sandra Jacobs of Alton; a brother, William Crane of Alton; a sister, Evelyn Wilton of Alton; and four grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army, American Heart Association and the Calvary Baptist Church Youth Group Fund.

LaRue 11/20/97
Blanche LaRue, 81, died Nov. 20, 1997. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Dooley, and later married Graham LaRue. Survivors include a son, Terry Dooley of Alton; a daughter, Mary McKay of Beltrees; a sister, Pauline Novotny of Ocala, Fl.; and five grandchildren and eight grandchildren. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's School in Alton.

Ladd 09/24/98
Artie Alma Ladd, 86, of Alton, died Sept. 24, 1998, in Blu-Fountain Manor in Godfrey. Surviving is a son, Leon Jackson of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Vaughn Hill Church of Christ in Wood River.

Ladendorff 05/01/97
Olivia L. Ladendorff, 96, died May 1, 1997. No survivors were listed. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Ladendorff 08/20/97
Helen R. Ladendorff of Moro, died Aug. 20, 1997, in Heritage Manor in Staunton. She owned and operated Ladendorff's Department Store in Bunker Hill, for 29 years. Her husband, Leonard, preceded her in death. Surviving are cousins and friends.

Lafferty 01/05/97
Billy J. Lafferty, 19, of Alton, died Jan. 5, 1998, in his home. He is survived by his adoptive parents/grandparents, James and Anna Lafferty; his biological parents, Merle and Vicki Neely; adoptive brothers, Chris Lafferty of East Alton, James Lafferty of Gillespie, and Rick Lafferty of North Carolina; and adoptive sisters, Renee Roady of Alton, and Julie Hearn of Benld. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton.

Lafikes 01/13/99
Theano G. Lafikes, 84, of St. Louis, died Jan. 13, 1999, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Her husband, George, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, James of Florissant, Mo.; and a sister, Maria Manetas of Athens, Greece. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Lagemann 04/19/99
Walter L. Lagemann, 80, of Godfrey, died Apr. 19, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Pauline England, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Gerald of Godfrey; and daughters, Judy Lagemann and Phyllis Joyce, both of Godfrey. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church in Godfrey.

Lair 01/27/99
Martha M. Lair, 67, of Brighton, died Jan. 27, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Elmer, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Shirley Lair of Brighton, and Marti Kahl of Shipman; sons, Paul of Shipman, Jim of Alton, Wayne of Brighton, and Dave of Rosewood Heights; sisters, Opal Bilbruck of Carlinville, and Anna Moore of Farmington, Mo.; and brothers, Lee and Howard Hughes, both of Carlinville, Paul Hughes of Medina, Oh.; and Frank Hampton of Farmington. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the Brighton-Betsy Ann Fire Protection District.

Lair 06/04/00
Manual M. Lair, Sr., 78, of Alton, died June 4, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Alma Newell, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Alvin of Friendswood, Tx.; daughters, Linda Davis of Arnold, Mo., Diana Copley of Brighton, Velma Collins of Kane, Deborah Hard of East Alton, and Loretta Wells of Perryville, Mo.; and a brother, Elmer of Brighton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Laird 01/27/97
Cora Laird, 67, died Jan. 27, 1997. Her husband, Luther, preceded her in death. No survivors were listed. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton.

Laird 03/24/99
Mini B. Laird, 68, of Dorsey, died Mar. 24, 1999, in her home. Her husband, Henry, survives. Also surviving are a son, Michael of Bizmark, Mo.; a daughter, Karen Dawson of Toledo, Oh.; brothers, Melvin Burnett of Orlando, Fl., and Ben Burnett of Texas; and sisters, Edith Holsapple and Shirley Quick, both of Odin. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Lambert 01/12/98
Edith E. Lambert, 90, died Jan. 12, 1998. Her husband, Mark, preceded her in death. Surviving are nieces and nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Marquette Catholic High School, and for masses.

Lambert 01/04/99
Earl A. Lambert, 86, of Brighton, died Jan. 4, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. His wife, Beulah, preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Robert of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; and a sister, Fern Benetti of Brighton. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to Hibbard Masonic Lodge #249.

Lamm 02/23/98
Maxine C. Lamm, 84, of Bethalto, died Feb. 23, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Floyd, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Kenneth of Decatur; a daughter, Jan Steinberg of Bethalto; and six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Lamm 10/01/98
Elvis H. Lamm, III, 77, of Alton, died Oct. 1, 1998, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. His wife, Betty, preceded him in death. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton.

Lamparter 02/12/98
Arthur D. Lamparter, 85, of Alton, died Feb. 12, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. He married Cecille Browning, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Ron Eveans of Montana; daughters, Doris Fleigle of Wood River, and Mary Ursch of Jerseyville; brothers, Carl of East Alton, and Harold of Alton; sisters, Katherine Miles of Alton, and Mildred Stark of Roxana; and 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton.

Lamparter 05/02/01
Carl Henry Lamparter, 93, died May 2, 2001. His married Doris Sowers, who survives. Also surviving are a step-son, Michael Link of East Alton; a step-daughter, Ramona Frenz of Bethalto; a brother, Rob of Alton; and sisters, Mildred Stack and Kathryn Miles, both of Alton. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the World War II Memorial Fund.

Landreth 06/15/98
Eunice Landreth, 94, of Alton, died June 15, 1998, in Eldercare of Alton. Her husband, Joseph, survives. Also surviving are step-daughters, Joan Mead and Patricia Landreth, both of Alton; and eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to North Alton Southern Baptist Church.

Landreth 01/11/00
Edison Roy Landreth, 80, of Holiday Shores, died Jan. 11, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. He married Louise Oliver, who survives. Also surviving are a brother, LeRoy of Alton; and sisters, Betty Ottwell of Plainview, and Geneieve Franklin of Wood River. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association and the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Lands 09/27/98
Thomas E. Lands, 26, of Moro, died Sept. 27, 1998, in Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He married Michelle Kaufman, who survives. Also surviving are brothers, Barry of Oklahoma, and Jerry of Hartford; and sisters, Lisa Hastetter of Evansville, In., Patricia Lands of Bethalto, and Christy Andrews of Hartford. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Lane 04/11/98
Robert Q. Lane, 66, of Bethalto, died Apr. 11, 1998, in his home. He married Violet Schoenbaum, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Robert of Trevor, Wi.; daughters, Carla Theurer of Hillsboro, Mo., and Karen Tessendorf of Knoxville, Tn.; a brother, Edward of Wood River; sisters, Annabelle Sparks of Wood River, and Betty Borko of Kenosha, Wi.; and nine grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the building fund of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto.

Lane 11/01/99
Ralph Lane, Sr., 77, of Alton, died Nov. 1, 1999, in his home. He married Juanita Wilkins, who survives. Also surviving daughters, Donna Neirkirk of Cottage Hills, and Jeanette Pauley of Fosterburg; and sisters, Gladys Fryman of Brighton, and Lucy Greeling of Jerseyville. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Lane 12/16/99
Harold Lane, 87, of Wood River, died Dec. 16, 1999, in V.I.P. Manor. He married Clara Eckert, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Harold of Alton, Charles of Hamberg, and James of Bethalto; daughters, Dorothy Blasingim of Cottage Hills, Marie McNear of Peoria, and Kathryn Rider of Alton; brothers, Arthur and Clyde, both of Dow, and Albert of Godfrey; and sisters, Lucy Greeling of Jerseyville, Gladys Fryman of Brighton, and Madeline Paulavich of Fieldon. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Word and Spirit Family Church in Alton.

Lane 12/24/99
Beulah Lane, 92, of Savoy, died there Dec. 24, 1999, in Albers Nursing Home. Her husband, Elmer, preceded her in death. Surviving are a brother, Charles Suits of Elizabethtown; and a sister, Mildred Edwards of Orlando, Fl. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Langreder 11/04/98
Raymond T. Langreder, 85, of Roxana, died Nov. 4, 1998, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. He married Leonore Lavelle, who preceded him in death. Surviving are daughters, Nora Meyer of Edwardsville, and Laura Langreder of Hartford. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society and the Roxana Fire Department.

Lanzet 07/27/99
Clara Lanzet, 92, of Godfrey, died July 27, 1999, in DíAdrian Convalescent Center. Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Claire Moyer of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association, St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Alton, and the midwest affiliate of St. Judeís Hospital in Peoria.

Lara 12/18/00
Richard D. Lara, 68, of Alton, died Dec. 18, 2000, in St. Louis University Hospital. He married Lenora Fultz, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Daniel of Spokane, Wa.; daughters, Paula Hagen of Eddyville, Ky., and Debra Mitchem of Wilsonville; brothers, Johnny, Eddie and Armando; sisters, Mercedes, Marlene, Teresa, Loretta, Cecilia and Della; and a step-son, David Gentry of Kentucky; and step-daughters, Linda Tolle, Betty Wall and Patricia Twichell, all of Godfrey, Malia Ronquillo of New Mexico, Caroline Gentry of Seattle, Wa., and Cheryl Chippindale of Colorado.

Large 05/20/97
Loretta Ann Large, 95, of Bunker Hill, died May 20, 1997, in Carlinville Area Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, William. Surviving are a son, Lester of Bunker Hill; five grandchildren and one great grandson. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the Wildlife Tree Center in Brighton.

Lathrom 11/22/00
Norville E. Lathrom, 68, of Alton, died Nov. 22, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Nellie Petruzza, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Tim of Jerseyville; and daughters, Victoria Petruzza of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl., Debra Houghton of Tipton, Ks., Pam Wagonblast of Jerseyville, and Kim Lathrom of Bethalto. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Area Animal Aid Association.

Lattin 12/10/99
Narva D. Lattin, 82, of Alton, died Dec. 10, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Linda Terry, who survives. Also surviving are a son, David of Alton; a daughter, Terry McCormick of Wood River; and a sister, Betty Holford of Golden, Co. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Laubscher 01/26/97
Walter A. Laubscher, 68, of Alton, died Jan. 26, 1997, in St. Louis University Hospital. He married Shirley Ruedin, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Pamela Eich of South Roxana; a son, Andrew of Godfrey; brothers, Harold of Grafton, and Larry of Brighton; and three grandsons. Services were through Targhetta in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Area Animal Aid Association (5 A's), and to charities of choice.

Lauer 11/19/98
Eleanore Lauer, 101, of Alton, died Nov. 19, 1998, in Eunice Smith Nursing Home. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Rosemary Manns of Godfrey, Jean Springman of Alton, Jacquelyn Fleischer of Four Seasons, Mo., and Carol Breyfogle of Independence, Mo.; a son, Dr. John Lauer of Frontenac, Mo. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to Ursuline Convent in Alton, and the Belles of St. Mary's Church restoration fund.

Laughlin 10/31/98
Mabel K. Laughlin, 88, of Alton, died Oct. 31, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center. No survivors were listed. Services were through Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Lavigne 02/11/00
Patricia W. Lavigne, 68, of Edwardsville, died Feb. 11, 2000, in her home. Her husband, Ronald, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Sherry Lavigne of Ft. Worth, Tx., Patty Yount of Sellersburg, In., Lorri Bowen of Columbia, S.C., and Melanie Dobner of Milwaukee, Wi.; a brother, James Schaffer of Viola, Wi.; and a sister, Jackie Rixie of San Diego, Ca. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Dorris Helping Hand, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto, and to the Marquette Catholic High School in Alton, scholarship fund.

Lawhorn 09/07/00
Mildred K. Lawhorn, 80, of Wood River, died Sept., 7, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, John Zimmer of Belleville, and Richard Lawhorn of Glendale, Mo.; and a daughter, Nancy Corbin of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Lawless 12/28/00
Mary E. Lawless, 72, of Godfrey, died Dec. 28, 2000, in her home. Her husband, Harold, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Ron of Godfrey; a daughter, Sue Vinyard of Brookport; and a brother, William Fritz, Jr., of Belleville. Arrangements were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Catholic Children's Home in Alton.

Lawrence 03/31/98
Leigh W. Lawrence, 64, of Moro, died Mar. 31, 1998, in his home. He married Betty Magary, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Marc of Potlatch, Id.; a step-son, Brad Klindworth of Alton; a step-daughter, Nancy Rush of East Alton; and two step-grandchildren. Services were in Gent. Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran School in Bethalto. n

Lawrence 05/03/98
A. Ruth Lawrence, 87, of Alton, died May 3, 1998, in V.I.P. Manor Nursing Home in Wood River. Her husband, Joseph, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Billy of Alton, and Bobby of St. Louis; and six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Lawrence 10/27/98
Lucy E. Lawrence, 75, of Alton, died Oct. 27, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Don, survives. Also surviving are sons, Col. Dennis of Bangkok, Thailand, and Tom of Toledo, Oh.; a daughter, Linda Anusewicz of Loveland, Co.; and brothers, Howard Mathus of East Alton, and Cliff, Homer and Phillip Mathus, all of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Upper Alton Baptist Church.

Lawrence 01/03/00
Fern C. Lawrence, 77, of Godfrey, died Jan. 3, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, James, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Judy Adams of Memphis, Tn. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Lawrence 05/11/00
Eurea D. Lawrence, 89, of East Alton, died May 11, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Earl, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Marjorie Masterson of Rosewood Heights, Barbara Lacy of Roxana, and Betty Stuart of East Alton; and sisters, Opal Protko of Taylorville, and Amy Simpson of South Beloit. Services were through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of East Alton.

Lawson 12/08/97
Bessie M. Lawson, 86, died Dec. 8, 1997. Her husband, Bert, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Patsy Vandergriff of Godfrey; a sister, Velda Trice of Alton; and two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army.

Lawson 08/20/00
Martha Mary Lawson, 99, died Aug. 20, 2000, in Pleasant Hill Village in Girard. Her husband, Ralph, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Mary Kennedy of Thayer, and Alice Varble of Godfrey. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the building fund of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton.

Lazzari 10/13/98
Sister Rosaire Lazzari, O.S.U., 95, died October 19, 1999, in Ursuline Infirmary in Alton. In 1998, she celebrated the 70th anniversary of her religious profession, and had been a parochial school teacher until her retirement in 1979. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

LeFever 08/29/98
Mary Lou LeFever, 85, of West Alton, Mo., died Aug. 29, 1998, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. Her husband, Lester, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Doris Gegg of West Alton, Carol Utlaut of Albany, Ga., and Linda Palmer of White House, Tn.; and a brother, Frank Atkins of LaPlatta, Mo. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, National Kidney Foundation and West Alton Community Church.

Leady 05/24/99
Agnes C. Leady, 88, of Godfrey, died May 24, 1999, in a family home in Bethalto. Her husband, Ray, survives. Also surviving are a son, William of East Alton; a daughter, Joan Kerkemeyer of Bethalto; and a sister, Catherine Dural of Gulfport, Fl. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Ledbetter 09/15/97
Silas R. Ledbetter, 85, of Alton, died Sept. 15, 1997, in Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton. He married Marie Brinkley, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Nelson of Batavia, Il.; a daughter, Shannon Adler of Alton; and three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to Gospel Tabernacle Church in Godfrey, and to charities of choice.

Lee 01/25/97
Vida M. Lee, 90, died Jan. 25, 1997. Her husband, Clifford, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Clifford of Godfrey, and George of Alton; a daughter, Leona R. Greer of Overland Park, Ks.; a sister, Beulah Duckles of Deland, Fl.; and four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services were in Gent's. Memorials may be given to Evangelical United Church of Christ in Godfrey, and to charities of choice.

Lee 01/07/98
John A. Lee, Jr., 78, of Godfrey, died Jan. 7, 1998, in Alton Memorial. He married Alice Miller, who preceded him in death. Surviving is a daughter, Janice Maple of St. Peter's, Mo.; and three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were in Gent. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Lee 11/27/98
Richard Dean Lee, 38, of Grafton, died Nov. 27, 1998, in Alton. Surviving are his mother, Eva of Grafton; brothers, Oscar, Robert and Joseph, all of Alton, Charles of Roxana, and Henry of Senoma, Ca.; and sisters, Patsy Cozart of Grafton, Bertha Slow of Roodhouse, and Ida Betchley of Coats, N.C. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Lee 12/02/00
Dorothy Lee, 92, of Godfrey, died Dec. 2, 2000, in Saint Anthonyís Health Center in Alton. Her husband, James, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Darlene Lee of Godfrey. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Godfrey Baptist Church.

Lefler 01/17/98
Norm Jean Lefler, 70, of Alton, died Jan. 17, 1998. Surviving are sons, Allen of Alton, Steven of Chester, Robert and Paul, both of Perryville, Mo.; daughters, Carol Dodd of Alton, Linda McEwen and Donna Brown, both of Wood River, and Brenda Wyhs of Chesterfield; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services were in Gent.

Lefler 02/08/99
Robert L. Lefler, 72, of Chesterfield, died Feb. 8, 1999, in his home. Surviving are sons, Robert, Jr., and Paul, both of Perryville, Mo., Allen of Alton, Steven of Chesterfield, and Clinton of Clinton; daughters, Carol Dodd of Alton, Linda McEwen and Donna Brown, both of Wood River, and Brenda Wyhs of Chesterfield; and a sister, Naomi Gray of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Lefler 03/11/99
Helen E. Lefler, 84, of Wood River, died Mar. 11, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. No survivors were listed.

Lehnen 02/14/01
Eulalia M. Lehnen, 82, of Bethalto, died Feb. 14, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Jesse, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Michael and Thomas, both of Bethalto, and Joseph of Wood River; daughters, Ruth Nappier of Bethalto, and Debbie England of Edwardsville; and a brother, John Holmes of Bethalto. Services were through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Bethalto, and the American Diabetes Association.

Lemons 01/01/99
Katherine Lemons, 83, of Godfrey, died Jan. 1, 1999, in her home. Her husband, Felix, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Roger of Godfrey; and brothers, Dick and Ted Hudson, both of Tennessee Ridge, Tn. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice.

Lenhardt 01/15/97
Henry Lenhardt, 78, died Jan. 15, 1997. He married Joanne Perkins, who survives. He was an active musician, and played in bands in the River Bend Area. Also surviving are a son, Bruce of Herndon, Va.; a daughter, Alison Winslow of Denver, Co.; a sister, Antonia Skrine of Shipman; and two grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association and the Robert Perkins Scholarship Fund of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Southern Illinois.

Lenhardt 08/12/98
Kenneth G. Lenhardt, 54, of Alton, died Aug. 12, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Dian Gross, who survives. He was an owner of Lenhardt Tool and Die Co. in Alton. Also surviving are sons, Jeff, David and Marty, all of Alton; daughters, Shari and Billy, both of Alton; a brother, Jack of Alton; and a sister, Jean Wooff of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Evangelical School in Godfrey, St. Matthew's School in Alton, and Mississippi Valley Christian Center in Alton.

Leonard 10/20/00
Mildred Leonard, 80, of Alton, died Oct. 20, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, James and John; daughters, Barbara Wood, Patricia Hall, Mary Burton and Kathy Leonard; and sisters-in-law, Isla Dooley, Juanita Dooley and Betty Whitaker. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Levis 01/16/01
Charlotte Rodgers Levis, 96, formerly of Alton, died Jan. 16, 2001, in Toledo, Oh. Her husband, J. Preston, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, John of Middleburg, Va.; and daughters, Harriet McFarlane of Irene, South Africa, and Annette Boice of Toledo. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Boys and Girls Club of Toledo, and the J. Preston Levis Merit Scholarship Fund, and the University of Toledo.

Lewis 07/03/97
Eldred Wayne Lewis, 83, of Wood River, died July 3, 1997, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Alice Maupin, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Sherwood and Lloyd, both of Wood River; daughters, Joyce Mandorca of Godfrey, and Sherry Diamond of Brighton; sisters, Eunice Stahlman of Union, Mo., and Vivian Lewis of Grubville, Mo.; and 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Calvary Baptist Church and the Alzheimer's Association.

Lewis 07/01/97
Alysia Diane Lewis, 39, of East Alton, died July 1, 1997, in her home. Services were through Elias-Smith in Bethalto.

Lewis 08/09/97
Robert L. Lewis, Sr., 64, of Godfrey, died Aug. 9, 1997, in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. Surviving are a son, Robert of Alton; daughters, Melissa Allen of Wood River, and Marcordia Herbert of Kansas City, Mo.; a step-daughter, Lisa Simmons of Georgia; brothers, John of Alton, and Bill of Brighton; and five grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Boys and Girls Club.

Lewis 09/15/97
Floyd O. Lewis, 71, of Brighton, died Sept. 15, 1997, in Jersey Community Hospital. He married Dorothy Hughes, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Barbara Parrish of Bunker Hill, and Katherine Lewis of Sulfer, Ky.; sons, Kenneth of Godfrey, Floyd of Alton, and Michael of Brighton; sisters, Agnes Dixon of Alton, Jessie Meagher of Godfrey, and Lois Norris of Bowling Green, Ky.; brothers, Robert of St. Louis, and Roy of Bowling Green; and 14 grandchildren. Services were in Targhetta. Memorials may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Lewis 09/07/00
Clarence Lewis, 81, of Alton, died Sept. 7, 2000, in Eldercare of Alton. He married Lillie Cato, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a daughter, Connie Deardeuff of Cottage Hills, a step-son, Clifford Barks of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Evert Saylors of Grandin, Mo.; and a sister, Ida Hopper of Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Lewis 01/13/01
Eula M. Lewis, 68, of Bethalto, died Jan. 13, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Leonard, survives. Also surviving are a son, Travis of O'Fallon, Mo.; daughters, Vicky Crane of South Roxana, and Anita Risinger of Bethalto; step-sons, Ray Lewis of Shipman, and Jerry Lewis of Staunton; brothers, Wyman and Gwynn Reece, both of Halls, Tn., Wayne Reece of Chicago, Billy Reece of Memphis, Tn.; and a sister, Oline White of Chicago. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Lewis 01/24/01
Katharine Ruth Lewis, 87, formerly of Alton, died Jan. 24, 2001, in Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. No survivors were listed. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Lewis 06/27/01
Betty Jane Lewis, 72, of East Alton, died June 27, 2001. Surviving are sons, James Lewis of Godfrey; and Dennis Lewis of Arkansas; and sisters, Doris Gradic of North Ridge, Ca., and Margaret Pierce of Alton. Services were through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights.

Liebig 11/16/97
Arnold A. Liebig, 81, of Alton, died Nov. 16, 1997, in his home. He married Helen Lake, who survives. Also surviving are three grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were through Gent. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church in Godfrey.

Lilley 11/27/98
Dorothy M. Lilley, 81, of Alton, died Nov. 27, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, George, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Katherine Roberts of Godfrey; a son, John of Deerfield; and a sister, Nickie Kohler of Hayward, Wi. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Beverly Farm Foundation in Godfrey.

Lindsay 05/11/97
Iola May Lindsay, 88, of Wood River, died Dec. 11, 1997, in Alton Memorial. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward. Surviving are a son, Edward of Godfrey; daughters, Donna Barth of Alton, Barbara Phillips of McClure, and Jane Sutterer of Rippley, Tn.; a brother, Don Korte of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Erma Kimball of Upland, Ca.; and 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church of Alton, the American Red Cross bloodmobile, and the U.S.O. at St. Louis Lambert Airport.

Lingenfelter 09/24/00
Letha Lingenfelter, 89, of Alton, died Sept. 24, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are daughters, Diane Cash of Carterville, Linda Hooper of Lake Forest, and Frances Ingram of Key West, Fl. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Lintz 11/22/00
Bernard A. Lintz, 81, of Bethalto, died Nov. 22, 2000. He married Imogene Smallwood, who preceded him in death. Surviving are daughters, Sherry Vanek of Glen Carbon, Janice Callies of Bethalto, and Patricia Eickhoff of Godfrey; and a sister, Leola McKinney of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

List 01/22/99
Harold L. List, 86, of Alton, died Jan. 22, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center. He married Gertrude Riggins, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Joseph of Florissant, Mo.; daughters, Judith Gagliardo of Alton, and Susan Larsh of East Alton; and a sister, Eleanor May of Flint, Mi. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church in Godfrey, and the American Heart Association.

List 04/05/01
Gertrude L. List, 86, of Alton, died Apr. 5, 2001, in her home. Her husband, Harold, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Joseph of Florissant, Mo.; and daughters Judith Gagliardo of Godfrey, and Susan Larsh of East Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton, and the American Heart Association.

Little 12/28/99
Raymond Little, Jr., 19, of Alton, died Dec. 28, 1999, in St. Louis University Hospital. Surviving are his parents, Raymond and Barbara of Alton; a brother, Erick Henley of Alton, and a sister, Lee Henley of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Calvary Baptist Church in Alton.

Little 01/17/00
Joshua T. Little, 66, died Jan. 17, 2000, in his home. He is survived by two sons, a daughter, and six sisters.

Little 02/09/01
Alvis S. Little, 77, of Alton, died Feb. 9, 2001, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. His wife, Addie, survives. Also surviving are sons, Jim of East Alton, and Johnny of Lakeland, Fl.; and daughters, Alice Gorin of Piasa, and Janice Niemeyer of Carbondale. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Livingston 10/31/98
Willard Livingston, 77, of Alton, died Oct. 31, 1998. He married Maxine Lemmon, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Jim of Warrenton, Va., and David of Kenesaw, Ga.; a daughter, Linda Huntsman of Alton; a brother, Gene of Tamaroa; and sisters, Louise Hayes and Frances Dunnagan, both of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Livingston 01/19/99
Kara R. Livingston, 19, of Edwardsville, died Jan. 19, 1999, in Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Surviving are her parents, David Livingston of Alton, and Margaret Smith of Bethalto; step-parents, Gail Livingston of Alton, and George Smith, Jr., of Bethalto; grandparents, Bud Taylor and Marge Taylor, both of Bethalto, and Charles Livingston of Rosewood Heights; brothers, Christopher and Jeff of Bethalto, and Zachary of Alton; a step-brother, Clint of Kansas City, Ks.; and a sister, Andrea Livingston of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Gateway Worship Center Assembly of God in Bethalto, and the American Heart Association.

Livingston 03/13/01
Mary Maxine Livingston, 80, of Alton, died Mar. 13, 2001, in Tamaroa. Her husband, Willard, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, James of Warrenton, Va., and David of Marietta, Ga.; a daughter, Linda Huntsman of Clearwater, Fl.; and a sister, Marie Strong of Marissa. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton. 

Lobbig 08/17/00
Blanche M. Lobbig, 92, of Alton, died Aug. 17, 2000, in Clayton House Nursing Home in St. Louis. Her husband, Orland, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Donald of Alton; and a sister, Grace Vollmer of Flagstaff, Az. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Museum of History and Art.

Locke 11/15/00
Viola E. Locke, 80, of Moro, died Nov. 15, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Surviving is a brother, Cletes Kreider of Godfrey. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Lockhart 08/09/97
Jewel A. Lockhart, 84, of Cottage Hills, died Aug. 9, 1997, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Earl, survives. Also surviving are a son, William Coates of Cottage Hills; a daughter, Dorothy Bailey of Blanchard, La.; sisters, Mable Cook of Atlanta, Tx., and Gladys Goodrich of Macon, Ga.; and 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Services were in Gent.

Logan 01/13/01
J. B. Logan, 79, of Alton, died Jan. 13, 2001, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. His wife, Ruby, survives. Also surviving are sons, James of Riverside, Ca., Victor of Tulsa, Ok., and Steven of Alton; a daughter, Remonia Webb of Alton; brothers, James and Albert, both of Detroit, Mi.; and sisters, Sarah Foster, Wilma Logan, and Hattie Givens, all of Alton, and Ella Johnson of St. Louis. Services were through Cathy M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the usher board at St. Paul Baptist Church in Alton.

Long 07/12/97
Russell A. Long, 79, died July 12, 1997. He married Melba Vonnahmen, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Dale and Jim, both of St. Louis; a daughter, Nancy Young of Alton; a sister, Margaret Killebrew of Nebo; and nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Friendship General Baptist Church and to charities of choice.

Long 06/10/98
Earnest Martin Long, 89, formeraly of Moro, died June 10, 1998, in Robings Manor Nursing Home in Brighton. He married Fern Reader, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Charles of Alton; and daughters, Betty Davis of Hartford, and Patricia Briggs of Delhi. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Cancer Society.

Long 06/13/98
Dale M. Long, 60, of Godfrey, died June 13, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. Her husband, Denny, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Karla Long of Alton, Kara Twichell of Godfrey, Kolette Long of Nashua, N.H., and Kendra Griffard of Overland, Mo.; a sister, Diana Hedworth of Charlotte, N.C.; and five grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr of St. George and the American Cancer Society.

Long 10/06/98
Ronda L. Long, 48, of Alton, died Oct. 6, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, James, survives. Also surviving are sons, Andrew and Geoffrey, both of Alton; daughters, Mildred Grigsby of Alton, and Lee Mook of South, Mo.; and brothers, Gary Long and Mal Long, both of Alton. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Long 05/28/99
William Long, Sr., 78, formerly of Jersey County, died May 28, 1999, in his home in Spring Valley, Ca. His wife, Josephine, survives. Also surviving are a son, William, Jr., of Phoenix, Az.; a daughter, Kathleen Robinson of El Cajon, Ca.; and sisters, Mildred Orr of Alton, and Ruth Hanold and Edith Moore, both of Brighton.

Lorton 03/24/01
Floyd Lorton, 92, died Mar. 24, 2001, in Eldercare of Alton. No survivors were listed. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Alton.

Losch 11/22/99
Joseph James Losch, Sr., 80, died Nov. 22, 1999, in Eldercare in Alton. He married Esther Hand, who survives. Also surviving are by sons, Joseph, Jr., Michael and Frank, all of Alton; daughters, Penny Bodine and Susan Butler, both of Alton; and a sister, Irene Williams of Alton. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton.

Lott 12/14/00
Vernelle M. Lott died Dec. 14, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are sons, Glenn of Rochester, Mi; Frank of Jacksonville; and Mark of Alton; daughters, Mary Pearson of Godfrey, Alysie Lott of Alton, and Wanda Williams of Houston, Tx.; brothers, Joe Wright of Springfield, and Wilbur Kaiser of Godfrey; and sisters, Jackie Osborne of St. Louis, and Mary Harris of Bellwood, Mo. Services were through Cathy M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to Morning Star Baptist Church in Alton.

Lotte 11/12/99
Bernice L. Lotte, 85, of Godfrey, died Nov. 12, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Jean Thomae of Godfrey, and Carol Wood of Spring, Tx.; brothers, Otto Breite of St. Louis, and Jerry Breite of Ellisville, Mo.; and a sister, Margie Tiemann, also of Ellisville. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Lowe 01/02/99
Wilma I. Lowe, 79, of Alton, died Jan. 2, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Robert, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Robert of Alton, and Jerry of Panama City, Fl.; daughters, Linda Tucker of Godfrey, and Mary Duffey of Wood River; and a sister, Louise Nesbit of Tarpon Springs, Fl. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Lowrance 12/04/98
Martha T. Lowrance, 87, of Bethalto, died Dec. 4, 1998, in her home. Her husband, Delmer, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Bob and Darrell, both of Bethalto; and daughters, Darleen Gowin of Bethalto, Mary McAdams of Moro, and Shirley Weirich of Aurora, Co. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to St. John United Church of Christ in Wood River, and the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Lucker 06/26/97
Alvin R. Lucker, 75, of Brighton, died Aug. 26, 1997, in Saint Anthony's. He married June Hubner, who survives. Also surviving are sons, John of Wood River, James, Dennis and William, all of Brighton, and David of Eureka Springs, Ar.; a sister, Frances Oertel of Brighton; a brother, William of Brighton; and four grandchildren. Services were through Targhetta.

Lucker 05/25/98
Flora Lucker, 96, of Godfrey, died May 25, 1998, in Blu-Fountain. Her husband, Aloysius, preceded her in death. Surviving is a son-in-law, Carl Henneman of Enon, Oh. Services were through Staten. Memorials may be given for masses.

Lucker 01/22/99
Betty Lee Lucker, 75, of Bethalto, died Jan. 22, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Robert, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Beth Payne of Center Point, In.; and a son, Larry of Bethalto. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given for masses.

Lucker 12/30/99
Jim Lucker, 66, of Bethalto, died Dec. 30, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Phyllis Peradotti, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Toni Teipe of Bethalto, Jean Knittel of Ellisville, Lisa Schlarman of East Alton, Kim Lucker of Alton, and Marla Miller of Farmington, Mo.; a brother, Lloyd of Brighton; and a sister, Pat Faulkner of Fosterburg. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Our Lady Queen of Peace School in Bethalto, and for masses.

Luddeke 11/21/98
Donald O. Luddeke, 89, of Godfrey, died Nov. 21, 1998, in his home. He married Georgia Metzger, who survives. Also surviving is a son, Donald of Granite City. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church in Godfrey, and Bethesda Lutheran Home in Watertown, Wi.

Lueken 02/11/00
Sister M. Dietharde Lueken, O.S.F., 75, died Feb. 11, 2000, in St. Francis Convent in Alton. She was a nurse Saint Anthony's in Alton, and in St. Louis. Surviving are a brother, Theodore Lueken; and sisters, Maria Welp and Angela Offermann, all of Germany. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton.

Luken 01/07/01
Marjorie H. Luken, 76, of Godfrey, died Jan. 7, 2001. Her husband, Ray, survives. Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey of Elsah; and a daughter, Gail Luken of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church and School, the Alzheimer's Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Luken 03/07/01
Helen M. Luken, 89, of Wood River, died Mar. 7, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are sons, Ralph of Vienna, Austria, and Robert of Alton; a daughter, Barbara Hinson of Alton; brothers, Gerald Fravle of Rosewood Heights, and Francis Fravle of Wood River; and sisters, Julia Greise of Bethalto, and Marcella Leritz of Wood River. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Alton, educational trust fund.

Luly 11/04/97
Joseph William Luly, 74, died Nov. 4, 1997. He had been owner of Collector's House in Upper Alton. He is survived by a daughter, Lynn Newton of Cleveland; a brother, Harold of Alton; a sister, Rosemary Brummel of Fullerton, Ca.; and one grandchild and one great grandchild. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic School in Alton.

Luly 09/07/98
Harold B. Luly, 78, of Alton, died Sept. 7, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Virginia Patterson, who preceded him in death. Surviving are daughters Jane Boschert, Linda Buttry, Gina Brenner, Jo McCormick and Tracee DePriest; and a sister, Rosemary Brummell. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Luly 10/29/98
Marie Luly, 79, formerly of Alton, died Oct. 29, 1998, in Shea Health Center in San Bernardino, Ca. She is survived by sons, Lucian of Escondido, Ca., and Robert of Littleton, Co.; daughters, Patricia VanVoorhis of Upland, Ca., Mary Ley of Westminister, Ca., Susan Luly of Pinion Hills, Ca., Linda Brown of Sacramento, Ca., Barbara Luly and Sally Sauter, both of Highland, Ca., and Peggy Doly of San Diego, Ca.; brothers, Aloysius Springman of Godfrey, and Charles Springman of Linvale, Tx.; and a sister, Cecelia Monks of Toledo, Oh. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Marquette High School in Alton.

Luntsford 05/08/97
Eva G. Luntsford, 82, died May 8, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Raymond. Also surviving are a son, Daniel M. Ostendorph of Godfrey; daughters, Judith O'Lander of Alton, Lois Poole of Bethalto, and Donna May of Meridian, Id.; a brother, John Brog of Heyburn, Oh.; a sister, Alberta Brewer of Las Vegas, Nv.; and eight grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Lynch 03/07/99
Wanda Lucille Lynch, 86, of Sorento, died Mar. 7, 1999, in St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. Her husband, George, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, George of Alton, and David of Sorento; daughters, Merna Baca of Rosewood Heights, and Patricia Schneider of East Alton; brothers, Darrell McGibany of Alton, and Loren McGibany of Roxana; and sisters, Cleda Wall of Bethalto, Minnie Wall of Sorento, and Sharon Cruthis of St. Louis. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton.

Lynn 02/13/01
J. C. Lynn, 76, of South Roxana, died Feb. 13, 2001, in Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He married Margaret Schlueter, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Randall of Town and Country, Mo., Kenneth of Glen Carbon, John of Edwardsville, and Stephen of Davenport, Ia.; a daughter, Janet Ayres of Edwardsville; and sisters, Ruby Chitty of Scott City, Mo., and Elsie Caldwell of White Water, Mo. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Lyons 09/12/97
Donald C. Lyons, 56, died Sept. 12, 1997. He is survived by his mother, Mercetis of Alton; a son, Chris of Dallas, Tx.; and a daughter, Donna Lyons of Houston, Tx. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given for masses.

Lyons 08/30/99
Stella L. Lyons, 66, of Godfrey, died Aug. 30, 1999, in St. Luke's in Chesterfield, Mo. Her husband, Robert, survives. Also surviving are sons, Robert of Rochester, Mn., William of Heyworth, and Richard of Godfrey; a brother, Harold Ursch of Alton; and sisters, Florence Loy of Alton, and Rita Meyer of Godfrey. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton.


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY