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Macias 02/03/98
Cecil M. Macias, 72, of Alton, died Feb. 3, 1998, in his home. He married Petra Carmona, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Frank and Cecil, both of Alton; daughters, Linda Seago of Godfrey, and Patricia Bergfeld of Alton; and six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's/ Saint Clare's Hospices, and for masses.

Mack 01/17/00
Bernice Mack, 72, died Jan. 17, 2000, in Vencor Hospital in St. Louis. Survivors include four sons, three daughters, three brothers and a sister. Services were through Cathy M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Mackel 07/21/97
William L. Mackel, 62, died July 21, 1997. He married Eileen O'Neal, who survives. Also surviving are sons, David of Alton, and William of Nashville, Tn.; daughters, Renee Meletti of Alton, Brenda McKean of Staunton, and Cindy Oltman of Oldsmar, Fl.; and five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Mades 04/10/00
John H. Mades, 86, of Maryland Heights, Mo., died Apr. 10, 2000, in the National Health Care Center there. He married Lois Rogers, who survives. Also surviving are a son, John of Port Neches, Tx.; daughters, Lois Mades of St. Charles, Mo., Peggy Carpunky of Decatur, and Patricia Sheilds of San Diego, Ca.; and a sister, Statella Brockhorst of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Salem, Ar.

Madison 11/15/00
Mary B. Madison, 79, died Nov. 15, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Stanley, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Dennis of Bethalto; a daughter, Marcia Leverett of Alton; and a sister, Eileen Rogers of Florida. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be give to the American Cancer Society.

Maggos 02/11/97
Izetta Maggos, 96, died Feb. 11, 1997. Her husband, Anthony, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Dennis of Alton; a sister, Laurette Love of Edwardsville; and five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army.

Maggos 10/06/97
Teresa Ann Maggos died Oct. 6, 1997. She is survived by her parents, Dennis and Rita Maggos of Alton; brothers, Mark and Denny of Alton, and William and Dan of Paducah, Ky.; grandmother, Marie Huebner; and grandfather, William Huebner. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis.

Maguire 05/19/97
Ralph L. Maguire, 76, of Godfrey, died May 19, 1997, in St. John's Mercy in St. Louis. He married Mildred L. Busker, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Roy of Edelstein, Il.; a daughter, Mary Dunnagan of Rosewood Heights; sisters, Verna Wilson of Alton, and Rowena McIntire of Rosewell, Ga.; and four grandchildren. Services were through Gent.

Maguire 05/31/97
Edna J. Maguire, 81, died May 31, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood. Surviving are a nephew, great nephews and great, great nephews and nieces. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Maguire 11/09/98
Charles Maguire, 80, of Alton, died Nov. 9, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Anita Eckhouse, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Bonnie Pointer of Palm City, Fl., and Patty Schleper of Alton; brothers, Orville of Alton, and Clarence of Carona, Ca.; and a sister, Doris Wilson of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice, S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton, and the National Wildlife Federation.

Maguire 03/25/99
Mary Kirk Maguire, 81, of Alton, died Mar. 25, 1999, in Jacksonville, Fl. Her husband, O. W., survives. She was active, with her husband, in Maguire Sign Co., until their retirement. Also surviving is a son, Richard. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton.

Mahassek 03/24/01
Robert J. Mahassek, 79, of Rosewood Heights, died Mar. 24, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. He married Rita Kienstra, who survives. Also surviving are a son, James of St. Louis; and a daughter, Mary Parker of Morton. Services were through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Maher 03/11/99
William E. Maher, 82, of Alton, died Mar. 11, 1999, in his home. He married Mildred Maloney, who survives. Services were through Burke-Fine Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given for masses and to charities of choice.

Maher 05/04/99
Sandra S. Maher, 55 of Bethalto, died July 4, 1999, in her home. Her husband, Gene, survives. Also surviving are sons, Gregory and Jeffrey Boner, both of Bethalto; daughters, Kim Kattelman of Bethalto, and Stephanie Orr of Alton; step-daughters, Kelly Maher of Aurora, Co., Jennifer Horn and Gena Neurnberger, both of Bethalto, and Wendy May of Alton; and a sister, Diane McKey of Bethalto. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Bethalto.

Maher 02/09/01
Levi Thomas Maher, 88, of Brighton, died Feb. 9, 2001, in Jerseyville Manor. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Edith Maher of Brighton; and nephews and nieces. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the Brighton American Legion.

Mainord 01/13/00
Leona Mae Mainord, 78, of Jerseyville, died Jan. 13, 2000, in Jersey Community Hospital. Surviving are sons, Vernon and Russell King, both of Cottage Hills, Dennis King of Sault Ste. Marie, Mi., and Marvin King of Tampa, Fl.; a daughter, Alice Edmiston of Jerseyville; brothers, Carl King of Bethalto, Charles King of Rosewood Heights, and Harold King of Brighton; and a sister, Beulah Lievers of Cottage Hills. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Memorials may be given to the Jersey County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Maker 10/21/00
Paul F. Maker, 77, of Golden Shores, Az., died Oct. 21, 2000, in his home. He married Dolores Oliver, who survives. Also surviving are sons, John Maker of Jerseyville, Fred Maker of Missoula, Mt., and Jay Powers of Sparks, Nv. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Maker 03/02/01
Alice Elizabeth Maker, 76, of Alton, died Mar. 2, 2001, in her home. Surviving are sons, Fred of Missoula, Mt., and John of Jerseyville; a brother, Theodore Beach of Lawrence, Ks.; and a sister, Mildred Hancock of Florissant. Mo. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton.

Malaschak 05/12/01
Margaret Malaschak, 94, of West Alton, Mo., died May 12, 2001, In Harding, Ar. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. No survivors were listed. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Maley 05/12/00
Helen L. Maley, 94, formerly of Alton, died Sept. 12, 2000. Her husband, Dr. Paul A. Maley, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Paul of Alton; daughters, Ann Dickmann of Poland, Oh., Catherine Meyer of Frankfort, Germany, and Mary Maynard of Naugols, Az.; and a sister, Margaret Beiser of Tucson, Az. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Malloy 11/14/00
Ellen Oetken Malloy, 89, of Alton, died Nov. 14, 2000, in Jerseyville Manor. Her husband, Rolland, preceded her in death. Surviving are a sister, Edith Arnold of Harlingen, Tx.; nephews, John Gabriel of Godfrey, George and James Gabriel, both of Alton, and William Gabriel of Shipman; a niece, Barbara Oetken of St. Louis; and a sister-in-law, Marie Oetken of Granite City. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Malone 08/06/97
Gayle D. Malone, 59, of Wood River, died Aug. 6, 1997, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. She is survived by daughters, Kimba Reid of Bethalto, Dana Carter of Alton, and Amy Hayes of Edwardsville; sisters, Joyce Long and Sue Lankford, both of Jackson, Tn.; and seven grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Cancer Society.

Malone 09/19/97
Charles Malone, 77, formerly of Alton, died Sept. 19, 1997, in Glendale, Az. He married Geney Sons, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Randy of Alton; daughters, Diane Hand of Alton, and Cathy Frey of Bucyrus, Oh.; a brother, William of Fairfield; a sister, Mildred Atchinson of Wadesville, In.; and four grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Malone 05/13/00
Bernard Malone, 64, of Alton, died June 13, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are brothers, Jack of Godfrey, Luke of Alton, and Thomas of Cottage Hills; and sisters, Berniece Millitello and Marie Mayer, both of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Alton.

Maloney 08/18/00
Pauline L. Maloney, 84, of Alton, died Aug. 18, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Siegel, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Jerry of Springfield, Mo.; and a daughter, Janet Yates of Bethalto. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

Malson 08/12/99
Ida Mae Malson, 76, of Brighton, died Aug. 12, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Eugene, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Ronald Donelson of San Antonio, Tx., Steven Donelson of Godfrey, and Eugene Malson, III, of Cedar Hill, Mo.; daughters, Helena Scifres and Lorrie Wulf, both of Brighton, Phyllis Miller of Grand Prairie, Tx., and Rose Mielke of Hillview; a sister, Eloise Benefiel of Des Moines, Ia., and a brother, Henry Schoning of LaPorte, In. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given for diabetes research, and to the Calvary Baptist Church of Woodburn.

Malson 02/11/00
Bonnie Nell Malson, 86, of Godfrey, died Feb. 11, 2000, at home. Her husband, Lathey, preceded her in death. Surviving are three sons, two brothers and a sister. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, the Salvation Army, and for cancer research.

Manda 06/16/99
Victor Emanuel Manda, 78, of Alton, died June 16, 1999, in his home. He married Evelyn Logan, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Phillip of Jerseyville; a daughter, Delores Bloemker of Macomb; brothers, Joe of Wright City, Mo., and Leo of St. Louis; and sisters Lucille Sewester of St. Louis, and Emma Benninger of Troy, Mo. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Sunday School renovation fund of College Avenue Presbyterian Church, the Godfrey Lions Club and the American Cancer Society.

Mandorca 05/07/99
Albert Mandorca, 85, of Bethalto, died May 7, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are a son, Donald of Anaheim, Ca.; and sisters, Marguerite Lane of Dow, and Eva Fortschneider of Alton.

Mandorca 01/08/00
Alice E. Mandorca, 88, of Alton, died Jan. 8, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, William, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Girard of Godfrey, and Colin of Brighton; a daughter, Myrna Mandorca of Moro; and a sister, Nadine Hilleary of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Mandrell 10/16/98
Robin L. Mandrell, 64, of Alton, died Oct. 16, 1998, in her home. Her husband, R. V., survives. Also surviving are a son, Scott of Alton; and a daughter, Melodie Mandrell of Boulder, Co. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church in Alton.

Manescalco 05/11/98
Ignazio Manescalco, 79, of Wood River, died May 11, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. He married Connie Ventimiglia, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Sal of Rosewood Heights; daughters, Angie Wiegand of Wood River, Annette Friend of Washington, Mo., and Ann Manescalco of Pompano Beach, Fl.; and sisters, Jenny Tilton of Port Charlotte, Fl., and Rose Ventimiglia of Wood River. Services were through Marks. Memorials may be given to the Hemophilia Foundation.

Manker 11/18/00
Joel C. Manker, 39, of Godfrey, died Nov. 18, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Surviving are his parents, Dennis and Wendy of Chesterfield, Mo.; daughters, Jennifer and Courtney of Alton; and a brother, Randy of St. Louis. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to a trust fund for the children.

Manley 06/13/97
Howard B. Manley, 71, of Alton, died June 13, 1997, in Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton. He married Elsie Schuetz, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, David of Bethalto; a daughter, Janet Jones of Bethalto; brothers, Harold of Gurnee, and Lynn of East Alton; sisters, Dorothy Zimmer, Mildred Niemeier and Helen Borenpohl, all of Alton, Ada Brown of Bethalto, and Rosemary Lee and Hilda Zangori, both of East Alton; and two granddaughters. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Grace Community Church in Bethalto.

Manley 01/13/00
Judith M. Manley, 57, of Bethalto, died Jan. 13, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Paul, survives. Also surviving are a son, Michael of Alton; a daughter Kathleen Zolfo of New Lenox; and a brother, John Metcalf of Eau Claire, Wi. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.

Manley 10/30/00
Clyde R. Manley, 81, died Oct. 30, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He married Margaret McKean, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Margaret Franklin of Alton, and Wanda Stone of Wood River; and a brother, Robert of Roodhouse. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Manns 07/19/97
John G. Manns, 90, of Bethalto, died July 19, 1997, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He married Alice Deem and :Verneda Bruckert, both of whom preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, John of Dorsey and James of Jerseyville; step-sons, Glenn Bruckert of Bunker Hill, and Darrell Bruckert of Shorewood; a daughter, Mary Cooper of Dorsey; a brother, A. W. Manns of Columbia, Mo.; sisters, Lena Henderson of Alton, and Ella Musgrave of East Alton; and 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, two great, great grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and six step-great grandchildren. Services were in Gent. Memorials may be given to the Moro Presbyterian Church.

Manns 11/16/97
Erwin Edward Manns of Godfrey, died Nov. 16, 1997, in Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton. He married Rosemary Lauer, who survives. Also surviving are sons, James of Overland Park, Ks., and Thomas of St. Louis; a daughter, Leslie Robison of Fairfield; and seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were through Elias-Smith in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the Ursuline Convent in Alton, Marquette High and the St. Ambrose building fund and school library.

Manns 09/03/98
Loretta I. Manns, 89, of Bethalto, died Sept. 3, 1998, in her home. Her husband, Joseph, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Dan of Fosterburg; a daughter, Noel Franz of Fosterburg; and sisters, Viola Berger of Brighton, and Roberta Helmkampf of Peoria, Az. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Manns 01/14/00
Janice Manns, 90, of Alton, died Jan. 14, 2000, in her home. Her husband, Earl, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Gloria Winters, Janice Jenkins and Dana Hielema. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Manns 05/04/01
Shane L. Manns, 35, of Alton, died May 4, 2001, in Staunton Memorial Hospital. He married Tammy Devore, who survives. Also surviving are his parents, William and Doris Manns, Sr., of Alton; daughters, Shelly , Alexis and Savanna; a brother, William of Alton; and sisters, Misti and Joy Manns, both of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to a trust fund for Manns' children.

Mans 01/08/00
Gertrude Mans, 97, of Godfrey, died Jan. 8, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Victor, preceded her in death. No survivors were listed. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Mapel 12/30/99
Karen K. Mapel, 57, of Wood River, died Dec. 30, 1999, in her home. Surviving are her mother, Dorothy Trout; a son, Keith Trout of Godfrey; a daughter, Michele Allen of Alton; a brother, Ronald Trout of Godfrey; and sisters, Sandra Beuttel of Godfrey, and Alana O'Neil of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Area Animal Aid Association.

Marberry 02/04/99
Ralph E. Marberry, 71, of Godfrey, died Feb. 4, 1999, in his home. His wife, Arlene, survives. Surviving are sons, Steven, Larry and Richard, all of Alton; a step-son, Ricky Grubb of Medora; step-daughters, Dana Painter of Jerseyville, and Dena Grubb of Alton; a sister, Loreen Lear of Ferguson, Mo.; and brothers, Homer of Sanford, N.Y., and Alvan and Howard, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Marchis 02/13/00
Barney Marchis, Jr., 62, of Godfrey, died Feb. 13, 2000, in his home. He was a resident engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Maring 12/18/99
Ernest R. Maring, 56, of Roxana, died Dec. 18, 1999, in his home. His wife, Karen, survives. Also surviving are his mother, Virginia; step-sons, Jason Enos of Godfrey, and Kevin Enos of Roxana; and a sister, Sharon Groppel of Roxana. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Markel 12/04/97
Morabell Markel, 73, of Alton, died Dec. 4, 1997, in Alton Memorial. Her husband, Arthur, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Carla Pranaitis of Godfrey; Vicky Swinney of Mt. Vernon, and Marie Daube of Wilsonville, Or.; and eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to Abundant Life Christian Center in Alton.

Marks 06/19/99
Harold M. Marks, 78, of Godfrey, died June 19, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Doris Miller, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Harold, Jr., of Glen Carbon, and Robert of Springfield. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to North Side Assembly of God Church in Alton.

Marks 02/14/00
Jesse B. Marks, 83, died Feb. l4, 2000. He married Florence Hechler, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Jan of Swansea, and Ronald Haines of Alton; and a brother, Earl of Evansville. Services were through Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the Grafton Chamber of Commerce for the Great River Tow Boat Festival.

Marlow 03/30/97
Margaret A. Marlow, 69, died Mar. 30, 1997. She is survived by a sister, Dolores Rees of Godfrey. A memorial services was conducted in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Marmino 03/17/99
Imogene V. Marmino, 87, of Alton, died Mar. 17, 1999, in Bethalto Care Center. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Virginia Heindricks of Alton, Sue Ingold, Mary Marmino, and Linda Emmons, all of Wood River, Donna Cox of White Hall, and Charlotte Wallace of East Alton; and a son, Michael of Shipman. Services were through Staten Funeral Home.

Marsh 11/21/98
Betty Lee Marsh, 73, of Alton, died Nov. 21, 1998, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. She was preceded in death by husbands, Donald Smalley and Carl Marsh. She is survived by a son, Roger Smalley of Rosewood Heights; and a brother, Richard Young of Godfrey. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. John United Church of Christ in Wood River.

Marshall 06/12/99
James L. Marshall, 81, of Alton, died June 12, 1999, in his home. He married, Shirley Meyer, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Paul of Jersey County, and Mark of Alton. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton.

Marshall 07/06/00
Lamoine Marshall, 73, of Alton, died July 6, 2000, in his home. He married Margaret Landre, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Lloyd of Alton; and a daughter, Carol Wiltshire of Godfrey. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Martin 08/29/99
Barbara L. Martin, 48, of Alton, died Aug. 29, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Surviving are her mother, Corona; and brothers, Phillip Martin of Alton, Henry Martin of Springfield, Larry Martin of Chicago, and Vincent Polk of Alton. Services were through Cathy M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Martin 03/05/00
Kathleen D. Martin, 77, of Alton, died Mar. 5, 2000, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Her husband, Robert, survives. Also surviving are nephews and nieces. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Martin 06/01/00
Lydia L. Martin, 56, of Rosewood Heights, died June 1, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, John, survives. Also surviving are her mother, Mary Holder of Bethalto; and her son, Tyler of St. Louis. Mrs. Martin was a teacher in the Roxana School District, and retired in 1995. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to the Nature Institute in Alton, First United Methodist Church Youth Group in Wood River, and the East Alton Library.

Martin 10/21/00
Michael D. Martin, 42, of East Alton, died Oct. 21, 2000. Surviving are children, Kaleigh and Kyle Martin, both of Bethalto; sisters, Romona Dugger of Bethalto, and Robin Uzzell of East Alton; and a half-brother, Roland Smith of South Roxana. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Martin 06/25/01
Bernice D. Martin, 75, died June 25, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Surviving are a son, Martin Wynkoop of Alton; and a sister, Delores Fiola of Godfrey. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Alton.

Mason 03/03/97
Robert Eugene Mason, 62, died Mar. 3, 1997. His wife, Patsy, survives. Also surviving are sons, Jeffrey, William and Michael, all of Alton, and Damon of Gillespie; daughters, Michele and Camilla, both of Alton; and seven grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to American Legion Post 1308 in Alton.

Mason 08/26/99
Curtis O. Mason, 76, of Alton, died Aug. 26, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Surviving is a son, Allen of Edwardsville. Services were in Cathy M. Williams and Sons Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Mason 09/19/99
Laverne Mason, 72, of Godfrey, died Sept. 19, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Robert of Antioch, Tn., and Charles of Santa Clarita, Ca.; daughters, Elizabeth McCormick of Beaumont, Tx., and Lydia Westmoreland of Alton; and a sister, Ruth Maxwell of Breckenridge, Tx. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society and First United Methodist Church of Godfrey.

Massalone 05/02/98
Sam Massalone, 61, of Alton, died May 2, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. He married Carol Lawson, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Mark, Philip and Michael; a daughter, Barbara Varble; and brothers, Vincent of Godfrey, Sam and Joseph. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Massalone 12/15/00
Joseph J. Massalone, Jr., 69, of Alton, died Dec. 15, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Dorothy Shain, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Frank of Alton; a daughter, Marietta Cupp of Greenville; a brother, Vincent of Godfrey; and a sister, Virginia Davis of East Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Emanuel Free Methodist Church and the American Heart Association.

Masterson 11/28/99
Tina Sue Masterson, 42, of Bethalto, died Nov. 28, 1999. She is survived by her mother, Wilma Baker of Jerseyville; daughters, Bobbie Rhoades and Crystal Masterson, both of Bethalto; a son, Corey Masterson of Bethalto; and step-sons, Jeff and Scott Masterson, both of Cottage Hills; sisters, Linda Heath of Godfrey, and Teresa Greeling of Jerseyville; and a brother, Steven Baker. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Oasis Women's Shelter and the American Cancer Society.

Masterson 11/28/99
William R. Masterson, 48, of Cottage Hills, died Nov. 28, in his home. He is survived by his mother, Erma of Cottage Hills; a daughter, Crystal of Bethalto; a step-daughter, Bobbie Rhoades of Bethalto; sons, Corey of Bethalto, and Jeff and Scott, both of Cottage Hills; and sisters, Betty Reno of South Roxana, Velda Taylor of Granite City, Bonnie Robinson of Riverside, Ca., Judy Bunting of Pasadena, Tx., and Sandy McCarthy of Cottage Hills. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Mathers 01/28/00
Dean Mathers, 74, of Wood River, died Jan. 28, 2000. His wife, Mildred, survives. Also surviving are a son, John of St. Peters, Mo.; a brother, Charles of Orange, Ca.; and a sister, Joy Benner of Medora. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Mathews 01/11/01
Gertrude A. Mathews, 96, died Jan. 11, 2001, in in D'Adrian Nursing Home in Godfrey. Her husband, Willard, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Richard of Alton, Thomas of Godfrey, and Ralph of Bethalto; and daughters, Ruth Jun of Memphis, Tn., Dorothy Boren of Godfrey, and Carol Martinez of San Antonio, Tx. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church and Marquette Catholic High School, both in Alton.

Mathis 08/20/98
James Thomas Mathis, 65, of Medora, died Aug. 20, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Martha Hazelwood, who survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Jinny Bethard of Morrisonville; sons, James and Tommy, both of Medora, Dale of Shipman, and Marty of Jerseyville; a sister, Virginia Randolph of Chesterfield; and a brother, Louis of Eldred. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Memorials may be given to the Multiple Mylomia Foundation.

Mathis 10/25/98
Alice Mathis, 87, of Alton, died Oct. 25, 1998, in Eunice Smith Nursing Home. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, William of Champaign, James of Homewood, and John of Villa Ridge; and daughters, Joan Edwards of Alton, Marilyn Mathis of Portland, Or., and Betsy Yarbrough of Lakewood, Co. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the trust fund of Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton, and for children's books in the Mound City Library.

Matlack 03/03/99
Charles o. Matlack, Sr., 92, of Shipman, died Mar. 3, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He married Norena Deahl, who preceded him in death. Then, he married Cora Howard, who survives. Also surviving are daughters Marilyn Purdy of Lombard, Deloris Hunt of Charlotte, N.C., and Janice Bagwell of Piedmont, S.C.; and sons, Charles, Jr., of Lexington, S.C., Vernon of Brighton, and Marvin of Shipman. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Shipman. Memorials may be given to Shipman United Methodist Church.

Matlack 11/11/99
Cora M. Matlack, 93, of Shipman, died nov. 11, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Shipman.

Matlack 11/11/99
Cora M. Matlack, 93, of Shipman, died Nov. 11, 1999, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. Husbands, Merle Howard and Charles Matlack, preceded her in death. Surviving are brothers, Leland Olmsted of Concord, Ca., and Henry Olmsted of St. Louis. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Shipman. Memorials may be given to Shipman United Methodist Church.

Matter 04/30/98
Floyd H. Matter, 69, of Alton, died April 30, 1998, in Saint Clare's Health Center in Alton. Surviving are daughters, Sister M. Ancilla of Alton, and Leslie Bringer of Edwardsville; a son, Carl of Anchorage, Ak.; brothers, Arlon, Corky and Raymond, all of Comfort, Tx.; and one granddaughter. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the research fund of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of A.L.S.

Maul 11/07/97
Henry E. Maul, 73, of Alton, died Nov. 7, in his home. He married Dixie Davis, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Bertha; daughters, Diana Weiss of Chesterfield, Mo., Cynthia McNeill of Ladue, Mo., and Shelia Riddick of Ladue; a sister, Mary Hinton of Arkansas; and five grandchildren. Services were in Burk-Fine Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Heart Disease Research Foundation.

Maul 02/14/98
Martha H. Maul, 78, formerly of Alton, died Feb. 14, 1998, in Missoula, Mt. Her husband, Harry, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Harry, Jr., of Alton, and Vernon of Missoula; a brother, Henry Meisenheimer of Alton; and two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Cancer Society.

Maul 06/04/00
Bertha Marie Maul, 98, died June 4, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Henry, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Mary Hinton of Hot Springs, Ar. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the Huntington Disease Association.

Maulding 10/15/98
Rosa Georgia Maulding, 80, of East Alton, died Oct. 15, 1998, in Wood River Township Hospital. Her husband, Arch, preceded her in death. Surviving are a brother, Allen Burrell of Wrights; and sisters, Ruth Dyer of East Alton, and Alleta Smith of Gillespie.

Maupin 02/26/01
William H. Maupin, 80, of Hartford, died Feb. 26, 2001, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Irma Tedrick, who survives. Formerly, he was mayor of Hartford. Surviving are sons, William Maupin of Otterville, and Dennis Kirkonis of Kingwood, Tx.; daughters, Marilyn Hart of Arlington, Va., and Laura Wright of Godfrey; and sisters, Elsa Maupin and Mildred Orr, both of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Mayden 05/07/00
Phillip N. Mayden, 79, of Alton, died June 7, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Evelyn Parker, who survives. Also surviving are sons, David and John, both of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Upper Alton Baptist Church.

Mayerhofer 05/24/99
Barbara Mayerhofer, 87, of Brighton, died Dec. 24, 1999, in Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. No survivors were listed. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton.

Mayes 05/04/97
Shelton C. Mayes, 69, died May 4, 1997. He married Mardell Pickett, who survives. Also surviving are sons, David of Collierville, In., and Matthew of Colorado Springs; daughters, Debra Roberts of Bethalto, and Anita Hudlemeyer of Sedalia, Mo.; a brother, Norman of Collinsville; and 10 grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, Saint Anthony's Hospice and the deacon's fund of First Baptist Church of Bethalto.

Maynard 04/22/97
Bertha Maynard, 95, died Apr. 22, 1997. Her husband, Lindsay, preceded her in death. Suurviving are a son, Marion of Pittsburg, Ca.; a daughter, Leora Bradley of Godfrey; and 12 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Godfrey.

McAdams 01/04/99
Dawn Renee McAdams, 35, of Godfrey, died Jan. 4, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Chester, survives. Also surviving are her parents, Bill and Jackelynn White of Otterville; daughters, Kelley and Kimberly Flanagan, and Carrie, Chelsea and Kacee McAdams, all of Godfrey; a grandmother, Roweena McAdams of Brighton; and a sister, Becky White of Brighton, Tn. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given for an abused children fund in care of Elias-Smith.

McAfee 04/06/97
Clarabel McAfee, 69, of Shipman, died Apr. 6, 1997, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield. She is survived by her husband, Paul; a son, Larry of Shipman; a daughter, Judy Luecking of Springfield; a sister, Roberta Roller of Carlinville; and five grandsons. Services were in Targhetta in Shipman. Memorials may be given to the Heart Association and the Shipman Khoury League.

McAfee 03/20/98
Ralph H. McAfee, Sr., 91, of Brighton, died Mar. 20, 1998, in Robings Manor Nursing Home. He married Augusta Hanold, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Ralph, Oswald and Allen, all of Brighton, and John of Piasa; daughters, Laverna Watts and Fern Blumstein, both of Brighton, and Nancy Stewart of Alton; and 23 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild. Services were in Targhetta in Brighton. Memorials may be given to Robings Manor and St. Paul United Methodist Church in Brighton.

McAfee 04/14/98
Zora Isabella McAfee, 92, of Brighton, died Apr. 14, 1998, in Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home. Her husband, Claud, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, David of Mt. Pulaski, and James of Colorado Springs, Co.; daughters, Jeannine McNear of Brighton, and Kathryn Johnson of Toledo, Oh.; a sister, Lois Deatherage of Evergreen Park; and 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to the endowment fund of First Presbyterian Church in Brighton.

McAfoos 08/11/97
Oray Lee McAfoos of Alton, died Aug. 11, 1997. Her husband, Oliver, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Corby Giles of Alton, and Christy Kucharczyk of Shorewood, Wi; brothers, Mike Oettle of Alton, and Kenneth Rosack of Camdenton, Mo.; and a step-sister, Roberta Steingruby of Waterloo, Il.; and five grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Make A Wish Foundation and for home mission work at Abundant Life Christian Center.

McAtee 12/24/00
M. Beatrice McAtee, 97, of Godfrey, died Dec. 24, 2000, in V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Her husband, Frank, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Frank of Godfrey, and William of Eldorado, Ca.; and a sister, Gertrude Dunning of Golconda. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Cherry Street Baptist Church in Alton.

McBride 11/03/98
Catherine Hoffman McBride, 91, of Alton, died Nov. 3, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center. Her husband, Alexander, preceded her in death. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association and to charities of choice.

McBride 03/12/99
Angela Leigh McBride, 35, of Godfrey, died Mar. 12, 1999, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County. Her husband, Michael, survives. Also surviving are a son, Michael; mother, Sandra Waggoner of Alton; father, John Waggoner of Alton; brothers, Tony Waggoner of Alton, Chris Waggoner of Albuquerque, N.M., and Shawn Waggoner of Fosterburg; a sister, Sue Waggoner of East Alton; a half-sister, Cassie Waggoner of Alton; grandfather, George Wreath of Alton; and father and mother-in-law, Mickey and Margaret McBride of Godfrey. Services were through Fine and Quinn-Burke Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church, and the Michael E. McBride, III, Memorial Fund.

McBride 02/22/01
Virgil E McBride, 84, of Alton, died Feb. 22, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Violet Marston, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Michael of Godfrey; and a daughter, Ann Kenney of Godfrey. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alton.

McBride 04/03/01
Margaret Louise McBride, 62, of Godfrey, died Apr. 3, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Michael, survives. Also surviving are a son, Michael, Jr., of Godfrey; daughters, Sharon McBride of Staunton, and Carol McArthur of St. Louis; and a sister, Florence Wilken of St. Charles, Mo. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto, and the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

McCain 08/06/99
Reuben W. McCain, 75, of Fieldon, died Aug. 6, 1999, in his home. He married Lila Cox, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Debra Buerke of Fieldon, and Catherine Copple; sons, Shawn of Banning, Ca., and Steve; a sister, Ione Laux of Jerseyville; a half-sister, Alice Bourne of Urbana; and a brother, Cleo of Moline; and a half-brother, Francis Braundmeier of Highland. Services were in Jacoby Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

McCall 01/01/97
Marsha L. McCall, 39, of Alton, died Jan. 1, 1998, in Barnes-Jewish in St. Louis. She is survived by daughters, Sharon and Dayona McCall, both of Alton; sons, Ira and Jimmy Gipson, both of Salem, Mo.; a brother, Jack McCall of Caseyville; and sisters, Betty Simson of Belleville, Sharon McCall of Jerseyville, and Nancy Rodgers of Caseyville. Services were in Fine and Quinn.

McCane 12/12/97
Cynthia Marie McCane, 26, of Alton, died Dec. 12, 1997, in Christian Northeast in St. Louis. She is survived by her parents, Marshall and Norma McCane; brothers Marshall and Billy, both of Alton; and sisters, Lori Clark and Amy McCane, both of Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton.

McCauley 09/18/99
Leslie McCauley, 81, of Brighton, died Sept. 18, 1999, in Bullock Memorial Hospital in Statesboro, Ga. He married Eva Stewart, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, William of Ellabelle, Ga., and Terry of Rogers, Ar.; a daughter, Faye Cray, also of Rogers; and a sister-in-law, Edna Matlack of Brighton. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church of Brighton.

McClary 03/08/01
Edgar L. McClary, Jr., 35, of Brighton, died Mar. 8, 2001, as the result of an automobile accident. He married Sheryl Bock, who survives. Also surviving are his father and step-mother, Edgar and Donna McClary of Jerseyville; his mother and step-father, Gloria and Jerry Wendle of Dow; a son, Alex of Brighton; a brother, Dustin of Palm Beach Garden, Fl.; and a sister, Jackie Hoyt of Dow. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to a trust fund for his son.

McClusky 06/11/01
Bertha Mildred McClusky, 78, of Mattoon, died June 11, 2001, died in Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon. Surviving are a son, Robert McClusky of Mattoon; a daughter, Ruth Tipton of McHenry; step-sons, Jim McClusky of Springfield, Mo., and Bill McClusky of Eldorado; step-daughters, Helen McGowand of Mt. Grove, Mo., and Bonnie Tyssen of Highland, In.; and brothers, Nathan and Raymond Hill. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

McCollum 08/10/99
Paul D. McCollum, 62, of East Alton, died Aug. 10, 1999, in Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. He married Patsy Eastep, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Cheryl Bertels and Peggy McCollum of East Alton, Stephanie Runyons of Wood River, and Paula McCollum of South Roxana; sisters, Betty Harris of Bethalto, and Nancy Bryant of Meadowbrook; and brothers, William of Ridgeview, W.V., James of Advance, Mo., Donald of Godfrey, Robert of Sacramento, Ca., Jerry of Loveland, Co., and Michael Phillips of Cottage Hills. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Kidney Foundation.

McCollum 12/19/00
Virginia G. McCollum, 68, of Advance, Mo., died Dec. 19, 2000, in St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Her husband, James, survives. Also surviving are sons, Mark and James, both of Moro, Gary of St. Ann, Mo., and Ward of Advance; daughters, Diana Bryant of Moro, and Brenda Caldwell of Cottage Hills; brothers, Bill Cox of Godfrey, Jerry and Dennis Cox, both of Alton, Richard Cox of Elsah, and Robert and Darrell Cox, both of East Alton; and sisters, Shirley Kirchner of St. Peter's, Mo., and Connie McDae of Chaffe, Mo. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

McCormick 03/27/97
Carl A. McCormick, 81, died Mar. 27, 1997. He married Marion A. Clayton, who survives. Also surviving are sons, James and Charles, both of Alton; daughters, Margaret Meletti of Las Vegas, Nv., and Jean Suk of Alton; sisters, Alice Cole of East Alton, Gladys Tuchalski of Alton; and Pearl Brown and Goldie Gentry, both of California; and 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith in Alton.

McCormick 06/11/97
Elizabeth Jane McCormick, 78, died June 11. She is survived by her husband, Ear. Also surviving are sons, James of Bethalto, and Bernell of Phoenix, Az.; daughters, Colleen Walters of Alton, and Jeanette, Anita and Dana McCormick, all of Houston, Tx.; brothers, Dave Mayes of Alton, and Robert Mayes, Jr., of San Diego, Ca.; a sister, Lois Sigel of South Carolina; and 10 grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Brown Street Baptist Church in Alton.

McCormick 10/29/98
Ruth M. McCormick , 81, of East Alton, died Oct. 29, 1998, in her home. Her husband, Herbert, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Carolyn Large of East Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice and the Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis.

McCormick 08/21/00
Gerald Dean McCormick, 64, of Brighton, died Aug. 21, 2000, in DePaul Hospital in St. Louis. He married Beverly Tietlebaum, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Edith; a son, Ricky Wood of Brighton; a daughter, Candace Partridge of Brighton; brothers, Donald, Clifford, Roger, Dale and Terry; and sisters, Wanda Henson, Peggy Tippett and Patsy Tudor. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

McCormick 03/23/01
Evelyn B. McCormick, 82, formerly of Alton, died Mar. 23, 2001, in Barnes Hospital in St. Peters, Mo. Her husband, Clyde. preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Sherry Gorman of St. Charles; and a brother, Vernon Korum of Kirkwood, Mo. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

McCoy 01/22/97
Gilberta Noles McCoy, 78, died Jan. 22, 1997. Surviving are a son, David of Godfrey; a daughter, Barbara Walter of St. Louis; a sister, Wilma Russo of Carlyle; and three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were through Gent's. Memorials may be given to the Bethany Baptist Church in Godfrey.

McCoy 12/20/99
Hazel A. McCoy, 92, of East Alton, died Dec. 20, 1999, in Wood River Township Hospital. Her husband, Earl, preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Charlotte Beyer of Wood River, and Jacqueline Atkinson of Rosewood Heights; a brother, Charles Scoggins of Bethalto; and a sister, Mabel Ruyle of Jerseyville. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Sanford Avenue Baptist Church in Alton.

McCoy 02/27/01
Lawrence J. McCoy, 78, of East Alton, died Feb. 27, 2001, in his home. He married Lucille Wilson, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Larry of Chatham, Lonnie of East Alton, and Bill of Jerseyville; and daughters, Cheryl Pyle of Austin, Tx., Elaine Butkovich of St. Louis, and Beverly Workman of East Alton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Shriner's Hospital for Children in St. Louis, and to Hospice Care of Marianna, Ar.

McCrackens 01/30/99
Dexter L. McCracken, 93, of Godfrey, died Dec. 30, 1999, in Robings Manor Nursing Home in Brighton. Her husband, Lowell, 91, died Jan. 2, 2000, also in Robings Manor. They are survived by a daughter, Twyla Ansell of Godfrey. Services for both were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to First Church of God in Alton.

McDaniel 11/23/99
Mary A. McDaniel, 61, died Nov. 23, 1999. Her husband, Lee, survives. Also surviving are her parents, Frederick and Helen Conrad of Hoxie, Ks.; daughters, Shannon Kelley of Godfrey, Heather Bracht and Elizabeth Rall, both of Hoxie; a brother, Edward Conrad of Hoxie; and sisters, Shirley Samples and Carol Wilson, both of Belleville. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey.

McDonald 01/17/97
Eva A. McDonald, 79, died Jan. 17, 1997. Her husband, William, survives. She taught in the Alton School District for 39 years, and was active in service organizations in the River Bend Area. Also surviving are brothers, Wayne Giltner of Ludlow, Ky., and Paul Giltner of Humbolt, Tn.; and a sister, Rosanna McCurry of Mary Ester, Fl. Services were through Fine and Quinn. Memorials may be given to College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton.

McDonald 08/08/99
Madeline P. McDonald, 79, of Alton, died Aug. 8, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Arthur of Godfrey, Larry of Alton, Jerry of Jersey County, and Joe of Carlinville; a daughter, Mary McDowell of Alton; and sisters, Theresa Lamparter and Margaret Wooff, both of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given for masses.

McDonough 01/05/01
Pauline M. McDonough, 81, of South Roxana, died Jan. 5, 2001, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Carrol, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Keith of East Alton, Corky of Alton, and Allen of South Roxana; daughters, Judy Major of South Roxana, and Shirley Seabert of Dwight; brothers, Marvin Lowe of Wood River, Kenneth Lowe of Woodburn, Ebert and Tom Lowe, both of Alton, and Bill Lowe of Las Vegas, Nv.; and a sister, Francis Graziana of Wood River. Services were in Paynic Home For Funerals in Rosewood Heights.

McElroy 08/06/99
Deborah K. McElroy, 49, died Aug. 6, 1999. Her husband, Bruce, survives. Also surviving are her mother, Doris Carpenter of Alton; and a daughter, Jill McElroy of Cottage Hills. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given for masses and to the American Cancer Society.

McElroy 01/04/00
Adalia M. McElroy, 74, of Alton, died Jan. 4, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are brothers, Claude and Donald McElroy, both of alton, and Glenn McElroy of Vero Beach, Fl.; and a sister, Lucille Slanker of Godfrey. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church in Alton.

McFarlane 07/01/97
Patricia L. McFarlane, formerly of Alton, died July 1, 1997, in Aurora. Her husband, Robert, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Mark of Aurora; daughters, Mary Brzoska of Aurora, and Maureen Sharp of Naperville; and five grandchildren. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Gilda's Club in New York City.

McFarlane 10/25/97
William A. McFarlane, 86, died Oct. 25, 1997. He married Mamie Croquart, who preceded him in death. Surviving is a brother, Dr. Peter McFarlane of Godfrey. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Marquette Catholic High School in Alton.

McFarlane 02/26/01
Daniel Paul McFarlane, 52, of Brighton, died Feb. 26, 2001, in Cochran Hospital in St. Louis. He married Valerie Foster, who survives. Also surviving are his parents, J. P. and Lenora of Bunker Hill; a son, Daniel of White Hall; a daughter, Tina Wisnasky of South Roxana; a brother, Michael of Benld; and sisters, Elaine Whitlock of Fredericktown, Mo., and Sandy Johnson of Bethalto. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to DAV Chapter 90 in Edwardsville, Alton Memorial Hospital, and the VA Medical Center in St. Louis.

McFarlane 03/02/01
Barbara Lee McFarlane, 58, of Medora, died Mar. 2, 2001, in Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Surviving are her father, Bob McHughs of Medora; brothers, Bob McHughs, Jr., of Medora, Ronald McFarlane of Deercreek, and Thomas McFarlane of Maryland; and sisters, JoAnn Thurm of Medora, and Patty Foiles of Hillview. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Memorials may be given to Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

McFarlane 03/02/01
Barbara Lee McFarlane, 58, of Medora, died Mar. 2, 2001, in Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Surviving are her father, Bob McHughs of Medora; brothers, Bob McHughs, Jr., of Medora, Ronald McFarlane of Deercreek, and Thomas McFarlane of Maryland; and sisters, JoAnn Thurm of Medora, and Patty Foiles of Hillview. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Memorials may be given to Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

McGaughey 05/04/97
Myrtle M. McGaughey, 80, died May 4, 1997. She is survived by a brother, Carl McGaughey of Moro. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children and charities of choice.

McGaughey 01/15/00
Carl C. McGaughey, 81, of Moro, died Jan. 15, 2000, in his home. He married Norma Kuethe, who preceded him in death. He was a real estate broker, land developer and auctioneer. Surviving are a son, Carl, II, of Moro; and a daughter, Caroline Martin of Warner Robins, Ga. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to Emmaus Lutheran Church of Dorsey.

McGee 07/27/98
Florence I. McGee, 80, died July 27, 1998, in Saint Clare's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. She was a librarian for the Bethalto School District for 40 years. She is survived by a sister, Mary Quinn of Alton. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

McGee 05/29/01
Velma McGee, 90, died May 29, 2001. Surviving is a daughter, Wanda Blevins of Wood River. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

McGibany 08/05/00
Arline McGibany, 80, died Aug. 5, 2000. Her husband, David, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Jim McGibany of Alton, and Kenneth Hauskins of Montgomery, Mo.; daughters, Carla Willis and Sherry Wohlert, both of Alton; and brothers, Bill Daily of East Alton, and Bob Daily of Atlanta, Ga. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and the American Diabetes Association.

McGovern 06/24/00
Marie McGovern, 79, of Alton, died June 24, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Carl, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Michael of Alton; and sisters, Mae Peipert of Alton, and Dorothy Johnson of Simi Valley, Ca.

McGowan 06/13/00
Audrey C. McGowan, 62, of Moro, died June 13, 2000, as a result of an automobile accident on Interstate 270. Her husband, Marion, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Lloyd Hendrix of Bethalto; a daughter, Wanda Rain of Brighton; a brother, Harold Olden of Collierville, Tn.; and sisters, Shirley Plunk of Alton, and Velma Gerding of Cottage Hills. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Grafton Emergency Corps and the Gateway Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

McGowen 06/16/97
Leonard R. McGowen, 76, died June 16, 1997. His wife, Betsy, survives. Also surviving are a son, Kevin of California; daughters, Mary, Betsy and Kelly, all of California; and three grandchildren. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

McGrew 05/14/98
Lawrence Edward McGrew, 82, of Hartford, died May 14, 1998, in his home. He married Mary Snyder, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Elizabeth Meyer of Godfrey, and Martha Kilmer of Bethalto. Services were in Marks. Memorials may be given to the Abundant Life Christian Center in Alton.

McKean 06/23/99
Donald R. McKean, 53, of Canton, N.C., died June 23, 1999, in Hayward Regional Medical Center. He is survived by a brother, Charles of Worden; and sisters, Maxine Crause of Decatur, and Lorene Janes of Rosewood Heights. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

McKee 10/25/98
Louie D. McKee, 64, of Brighton, died Oct. 25, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Ruby Holdman, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Cathy Hardin of Anna Jonesboro, and Darla Tosh of Wood River; sons, Rick of Brighton, and Mark of Greenville; a sister, Lena Rock; and brothers, Todd, Allen, Orval and Harley. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

McKee 01/30/00
Marilyn M. McKee, 77, of Alton, died Jan. 30, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Surviving are a son, Michael of Alton; and a sister, Martha Milner of New Orleans, La. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association.

McKenzie 07/16/00
Estil E. McKenzie, 65, of Alton, died July 16, 2000, in his home. Surviving are sons, Michael of Bunker Hill, and Harold; and sisters, Shirley Seifert of New London, Oh., and Irene Reed of Belleville. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights.

McKernan 08/28/97
Helen I. McKernan, 83, died Aug. 28, 1997. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Mary McKernan; a niece, Carol Manning; and a great niece, Mary Manning. Services were through Staten. Memorials may be given to St. Peter and Paul School in Alton, and for masses.

McKinney 05/29/01
Dorothy E. McKinney, 87, of Godfrey, died May 29, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. Surviving are sisters, Ruth Pelot of Godfrey, Ann Martenson of Phoenix, Az., and Myrtle McKee of Edwardsville. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

McLain 05/21/97
David Robert McLain, 68, died May 21, 1997. He married Edna L. Homer, who survives. Also surviving are sons, David of Alton, Richard of St. Petersburg, Fl., and Rickie, Robert and David, all of Bethalto; a daughter, Anita of Bethalto; brothers, Walter of Wood River, and Ronald of Cottage Hills; sisters, Ruby Bricker of East Alton, Patricia Agney of Cottage Hills, and Goldie Troutwine of Litchfield; and five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton.

McLain 02/11/99
Walter Lee McLain, 66, of Wood River, died Feb. 11, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Dorothy Bricker, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Michael of Wood River, and Donald of Jackson, Mo.; a brother, Donald of Forest Homes; and sisters, Goldie Matthews of Litchfield, and Patricia Agney of Cottage Hills. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association.

McLain 01/28/00
Edith E. McLain, 66, of Cottage Hills, died Jan. 28, 2000, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Donald, survives. Also surviving are sons, Donald of East Alton, and Ronald of Cottage Hills; daughters, Bonnie George and Elsie Parker, both of East Alton, Mary Parker and Nancy Parker, both of Bethalto; a brother, Gene Schuetz of Alton; and sisters, Mary Kendall and Lois Graham, both of Jerseyville. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

McLamar 01/30/00
Ulah McLamar, 94, died Jan. 30, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Vernon, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, James Holland of Wood River, and Marion Holland of Calvary City, Ky.; daughters, Dorothy Conner of Godfrey, and Jean Blair of Deerfield Beach, Fl.; and a brother, Gregory Flynn of Sun City, Az. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Elm Street Presbyterian Church in Alton.

McMahon 05/14/01
Helen V. McMahon, 61, of South Roxana, died May 14, 2001, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are a son, Richard of Opdyke; daughters, Debra Reinke of Bethalto, Rebecca Blackketter and Kimberly Reinke, both of of Denver, Co.; brothers, Leroy Medvrich of Mulkeytown, and Paul Perak of Chesterton, In.; and sisters, Mary Matules of Peoria Heights, Julie Martin of Wauconda, and Gloria Cowens of West Plains, Mo. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

McManis 11/26/00
Lois Ilene McManis, 81, died Nov. 26, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. Her husband, Ralph, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, John of Alton, Clifford of Wood River, and Jeff of Godfrey; a daughter, Betty Noble of Brighton; and a sister, Charlotte Board of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Senior Services Plus in Alton.

McManis 11/21/00
Ralph A. McManis, 90, of Alton, died Nov. 21, 2000, in Saint Clare's Health Center in Alton. He married Lois Hildebrand, who survives. Also surviving are sons, John of Alton, Clifford of Wood River, and Jeff of Godfrey; a daughter, Betty Noble of Brighton; and a sister, Erma Brooks of Topeka, Ks. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Senior Services Plus in Alton.


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