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Talbot 11/22/97
Agnes "Nancy" MacDonald Talbot, died Nov. 22, 1997 in Roseville, Minnesota. She was born January 6, 1925 and formerly married to the late Estil Talbot of Bethalto. She is survived by a daughter Kim Talbot of Roseville, Minnesota and sons Victor of Washington, Steven of Mass., Paul of Rhode Island and Matthew of Wood River, Ill. Memorial service was by the Cremation Society of Minnesota.

Tanner 02/19/97
William L. Tanner, 65, died Feb. 19, 1997. He married Mary E. Mandrell, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Ron of Alton; a daughter, Cheri Wigger of Des Moines, Ia.; a brother, Jack of Arlington Heights, Il.; a sister, Juanita Atess of N. Ft. Meyers, Fl.; and five grandchildren. Services were through Gent's. Memorials may be given to the Encounter Youth Music Program of Main Street Methodist Church in Alton.

Tanney 03/29/99
Delwyn P. Tanney, 67, of Godfrey, died Mar. 29, 1999, in St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. He was with the former Germania Savings and Loan in Alton, and most recently was a real estate broker and appraiser. Surviving are sons, Pat of Godfrey, Jeff of Flagstaff, Az., and Todd of Tempe, Az. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given for masses.

Tardino 03/13/01
Laura Tardino, 91, of Wood River, died Mar. 13, 2001, in D'Adrian Convalescent Center in Godfrey. Her husband, Joseph, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Vincent and Anthony, both of Wood River; a daughter, Caroline Pritchett of Alton; and a brother, Sam Vitale of Dearborn, Mi. Services were through Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Wood River, and the American Heart Association.

Tarrant 09/06/00
William D. Tarrant, Sr., 91, of Alton, died Sept. 6, 2000, in his home. He married Ada Kennedy, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, William, Jr., of East Alton; daughters, Mary Schoeneweis of Bethalto, Anna Shoaf of Columbus, Ga., Catherine Freeman of Godfrey, Georgia Eberline and Norma Epperheimer, both of Alton, and Betty Hon of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and brothers, Elvis of Godfrey, Wilbur of Michigan, Clyde of Indiana, Gene, Ralph and Paul, all of Omaha. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, Saint Anthony's Hospice and charities of choice.

Tassinari 10/05/00
Severino Tassinari, 88, of Alton, died Oct. 5, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. His wife, Dorothy, preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Steven of Godfrey, Matthew of Alton, and Michael of East Alton; daughters, Barbara Gable and Juliana Harrison, both of Alton, and Kathryn Claywell of Godfrey; brothers, Nello of Springfield, Ma., and Roy, of West Springfield, Ma.; and sisters, Ernestine Book of Agawan, Ma.; and Theresa McTaggert of Phoenix, Az. Services were through Gent Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marquette Catholic High School, and S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, all in Alton.

Tate 08/01/97
Ora Detha Tate, 77, died Sept. 1, 1997, in her home. Her husband, James, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Jimmy and Timothy, both of Alton, Edward of St. Louis, Michael of Champaign, Jame of Summerset, N. J., and David of Monteroy, Ca.; daughters, Gloria Tate of Alton, Peggy Smith and Annette Saldana, both of Springfield; brothers, Robert Henry of Godfrey, and A. C. Henry of Milwaukee, Wi.; and sisters, Naomie King and Lovie Wilder, both of Carthage, Ms., and Birdia Cohill of Gary, In.; and 23 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Taylor 02/12/97
The Rev. Howard A. Taylor died Feb. 12, 1997. He married Mavis Johnson, who survives. He was a Baptist minister for more than 50 years, and served churches in Alton. Also surviving are a son, Stephen of Chesterfield, Mo.; a daughter, Nancy Meggos of Alton; and four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services were through Gent's. Memorials may be given to the Howard "Todd" Taylor Memorial Oncology Library Fund at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Il., the Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton, and Calvary Baptist Church in Alton.

Taylor 05/15/97
Opal M. Taylor, 88, formerly of Alton, died May 15, 1997, in Muskogee, Ok. Her husband, Alfred, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Donald Lemmon of Muskogee, and Robert Lemmon of Dallas, Tx.; a brother, Paul Howard of Granite City; a sister, Dorothy West of Panama City, Fl.; and five grandchildren. Services were in Gent.

Taylor 06/16/97
Goldie V. Taylor, 89, of Medora died June 16, 1997 in Saint Anthony's. Her husband, Alvin, preceded her in death. Surviving are two grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to Bethlehem Church of Shipman.

Taylor 09/16/97
Timothy L. Taylor, 36, of Alton, died Sept. 16, 1997, in St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur, Mo. Surviving are a daughter, Jessica Davis of Bloomington, Oh.; brothers, Michael of Terre Haute, In., and Albert of Palm Harbor, Fl.; and a sister, Sue Davis of Reynoldsburg, Oh. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Taylor 12/14/97
Nellie M. Taylor, 87, formerly of Bethalto, died Dec. 14, 1997, in Hydro, Ok. Her husband, Frank, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, James of Del City, Ok.; a daughter, Shirley DeFelice of Lake Havasu City, Az.; and 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Meadowbrook Church of God.

Taylor 10/26/98
Pearl Lucille Taylor, 86, of Alton, died Oct. 26, 1998, on Rosewood Care Center. Her husband, Joseph, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Steck of Sun Rise Beach, Mo.; and sons, Donald of Oak Park, Charles of Alton, and Jim of Aviston. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Area Animal Aid Association.

Taylor 11/10/98
Marvel Eugene Taylor, 73, of Godfrey, died Nov. 10, 1998, in Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Meyers, Fl. He married Mary Nickell, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Larry of Toledo, Oh., and a daughter, Linda England of Chicago. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church of Godfrey.

Taylor 12/20/98
Raymond D. Taylor, 64, died Dec. 20, 1998, in Eldercare of Alton. He married Patricia Osborn, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Lena Taylor of Jerseyville; sons Ronald of Wood River, Donald of Roxana, and Jay of Alton; daughters, Bobbie Watson, Rochelle Eby and Diane Meisenheimer, all of Alton, Donita Clark of Bethalto, and Kathy Wood of Ravensdale, Wa.; a brother, Alfred of Alton; and a sister, Leona Hillis of Grafton. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Taylor 02/15/99
Bud Wesley Taylor, 70, of Bethalto, died Feb. 15, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are sons, Greg and Brian, both of Bethalto; daughters, Margaret Smith of Bethalto, Janice Goodbrake of South Roxana, and Sandra Culbertson of Daytona, Fl.; brothers, Paul of Alton, and John of Sebring, Fl.; and a sister, Verna Brown of Mascoutah. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Cottage Hills Assembly of God Church, and the American Heart Association.

Taylor 03/05/99
Agnes C. Taylor, 96, of Godfrey, died Mar. 5, 1999, in Blu Fountain Manor in Godfrey. Surviving are a son, Robert of San Diego, Ca.; and a daughter, Esther Buehlman of Godfrey. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, and Crisis Food Center, both in Alton.

Taylor 02/09/00
Ama Corrine Taylor, formerly of Alton, died Feb. 9, 2000, in Fairhope, Al. Her husband, John, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, John of Daphne; and a daughter, Carol Bouyea of Alton. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Taylor 12/18/00
Viola K. Taylor, 74, of Alton, died Dec. 18, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Walter, survives. Also surviving are sons, Reid of Jerseyville, and Regan of Alton; and a brother, Wilmur Grandfield of Milwaukee, Wi. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army and Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton.

Taylor 03/06/01
Earnest A. Taylor, 68, died Mar. 6, 2001, in Eldercare of Alton. He married Claudette White, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Dana and Travis Taylor, Tyrone Davis, and Anthony, and Rodney Stewart, all of Alton, and Lamont Winn of Godfrey; daughters, Sheryl, Jacqueline, Tammy and Tracy Taylor, all of Alton, Kimberly Taylor of St. Louis, Wanda Smith of Alton, and Yvonne Reed of Connecticut; brothers, Johnny and Ray Taylor, both of Alton; and a sister, Elaine Caldwell. Services were through Williams Mortuary in Alton.

Taylor 03/25/01
C. Page Taylor, 90, of Alton, died Mar. 25, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center. He married Mary Price, who survives. Also surviving are a nephew, Curtis Taylor; and a niece, Ellen Sohn. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, and the Knights of Columbus #460 in Alton.

Teachout 02/26/99
Marian A. Teachout, 92, of Alton, died Feb. 26, 1999, in Blu-Fountain Manor in Godfrey. She worked at Shell Oil Co. for more than 46 years. Surviving are friends, Charles and Doris Schobernd, and Eric and Lisa Kallal. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church building fund in Alton, and the Marquette Catholic High School development fund.

Tebben 05/07/01
Bernice Janette Tebben, 89, of Holiday Shores, died June 7, 2001. Her husband, Ezra, survives. Also surviving are sons, Ezra, Jr., and Maynard; daughters, DeAnne McConnell and Carol Galvin; brothers, Birchard Ones and Justin Ones; and sisters, Esther McClellan, Truly Flaaten and Winnie Ones. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Hospice of Madison County.

Telkamp 09/24/98
Eugene Telkamp, 69, of Dorsey, died Sept. 24, 1998, in Sunrise Care Center in Edwardsville. He married Catherine Cunningham, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Mary Ruder of Worden, Lisa Fanning of Monico, Wi., and Debbie Telkamp of East Alton; and sisters, Dorothy Dorsey and Charlene Carter, both of Alton, and Darlene Poole of California. Services were in Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Tepen 05/24/98
William B. Tepen, 82, of Alton, died May 24, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. He married Viola Klucke, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Ronald, daughters, Barbara Johnson, Patricia Brandy, Jean Nicholson and Beverly Willone; and nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Peter and Paul Church in Alton, and for masses.

Terpening 03/18/99
Robert B. Terpening, 29, of Wood River, died Mar. 18, 1999, in his home. Surviving are his parents, Carol Harris of Wood River, and Robert Terpening of Godfrey; a daughter, Brittney of Alton; step-daughters, Kayla and Lacy Stauffer, both of Alton; and a step-brother, D. J. McDonald of Godfrey.

Terry 05/09/98
Dalles W. Terry, 73, of Alton, died May 9, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Isabell Holman, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Cecile; sons, Ralph of Memphis, Tn., and Beverley of Buffalo Grove; a daughter, Cheryl Hausman of Elsah; and a brother, Robert of Evanston. Services were in Burke-Fine Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Cherry Street Baptist Church in Alton.

Tester 06/04/01
William Tester, 74, died June 4, 2001. He married Colene Dorsey, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Barry of Riverton; daughters, Karen Cerny of Bethalto, and Brenda Tester of Edwardsville; brothers, Pete Tester of Dover, De., and Floyd Collins of LaGrange, Ky.; and sisters, Gertrude Gleason of St. Petersburg, Fl., and Ann Behrman of Brownsburg, In. Services were through Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the United Presbyterian Church of Wood River, and Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Tester 06/04/01
William Tester, 74, died June 4, 2001. He married Colene Dorsey, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Barry of Riverton; daughters, Karen Cerny of Bethalto, and Brenda Tester of Edwardsville; brothers, Pete Tester of Dover, De., and Floyd Collins of LaGrange, Ky.; and sisters, Gertrude Gleason of St. Petersburg, Fl., and Ann Behrman of Brownsburg, In. Services were through Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the United Presbyterian Church of Wood River, and Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Theisen 05/13/00
Mildred M. Theisen, 94, died May 13, 2000, in Rock Haven Nursing Home in Janesville, Wi. Her husband, Elmer, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Edward Carriger of Cranbrook, B.C., Canada; and a daughter, Margaret Heindl of Riverside. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Thomae 03/14/97
Clarence Philip Thomae, 89, of Shipman, died Mar. 14, 1997, in Greenwood Manor West in Jerseyville. He married Nellie Rose Ritchey, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, Robert of Godfrey, Gerald of Shipman, James of Alton, and Paul of Rosemont, Mn.; a sister, Lillian Engelkey of Hamel; and nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Shipman. Memorials may be given to Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Thomas 01/30/97
Sister Mary Garbiel Thomas, O.S.U., 89, died Jan. 30, 1997. She is survived by a brother, Hank Thomas of Houston, Tx.; and a sister, Mary Overton. Services were through Staten Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to Queen of Peace Ursuline Infirmary in Alton.

Thomas 12/06/99
Charlotte L. Thomas, 74, of Alton, died Dec. 6, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Harrold, survives. Mrs. Thomas was active in many church and civic organizations throughout the Alton area. Also surviving are sons Thomas, III, of Takoma Park, Md., William, Jr., of Moorhead, Mn., Robert of Alton, and James of St. Louis; and a daughter, Elizabeth Sherwood of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Oasis Women's Center and the Y.W.C.A., both in Alton.

Thomas 02/10/00
Leroy Willis Thomas, 84, died Feb. 10, 2000, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He married Hilda Fowler, who survives. Also surviving are step-sons, Terry Fowler of Elsah, Thomas Fowler of Dow, Timothy Fowler of Centralia, and Ted Fowler of Alton; step-daughters, Toni Carter of Decatur, Betsy Souder of Dow, Judy Brown of Godfrey, Amy Schneider of Foristell, Mo., and Tina Zambaum of Godfrey; a brother, Edward of Plymouth; and a sister, Vera VanFleet of Hillsdale. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to V.F.W. Post 1308 in Alton.

Thomas 09/26/00
William Harrold Thomas, 87, of Alton, died Sept. 26, 2000, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He married Charlotte Harris, who preceded him in death. He was a partner in the law firm of Thomas Mottaz, Eastman and Erthal until his retirement last year. Thomas also was active in a variety of community activities and served many years as a director of the former Piasa Bird Council, B.S.A. Surviving are sons, Thomas, III, of Takoma Park, Md., William, Jr., of Fargo, N.D., James of St. Louis, and Robert of Alton; a daughter, Elizabeth Sherwood of Alton; and a sister, Elizabeth Kirby of Riverside. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Alton, and the scholarship fund of the Alton-Godfrey Kiwanis Club.

Thomas 04/13/01
Anna Thomas, 96, formerly of Bethalto, died Apr. 13, 2001, in LRMC Nursing Home in Leesburg, Fl. Her husband, Floyd, preceded her in death. Surviving is a daughter, Joyce Turnbeaugh of Lady Lake, Fl. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association.

Thomeczek 11/20/00
Harold J. Thomeczek, 41, formerly of Godfrey, died Nov. 20, 2000, in Reno, Nv. Surviving are his parents, Harold and Judy of Godfrey; a brother, Daniel of Alton; sisters, Mary Newcomb and Georgia Adams, both of Godfrey, and Monica Thomeczek of Alton; and a grandmother, Anne Thomeczek of Alton. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, and Saint Anthony's Foundation in Alton.

Thomeczek 03/30/01
Anne G. Thomeczek, 91, of Alton, died Mar. 30, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center. Her husband, Roman, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Harold Godfrey, and Raymond of Alton; daughters, Jean Hauck of Godfrey, and Barbara Kimball of Germantown, Tn. Services were through Gent Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey, and Marquette Catholic High School and Ursulie Convent, both in Alton.

Thompson 06/27/97
C. Robert Thompson, 68, died June 27, 1997. He married Sandra J. Bryant, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Mark of Shipman, and Guy of Alton; a daughter, Nancy Collman of New Douglas; brothers, Jim Thompson and Jackie Slatten, both of Colby, Ks., and David Boyd of Alton; a sister, Mary Livingston of Decatur; and seven grandchildren. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Thompson 08/30/98
William E. Thompson, 71, of Alton, died Aug. 30, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Surviving are brothers, John Romo of Alton, Phillip Romo of Houston, Tx., Robert Romo of Mt. Olive, William Romo of Visailia, Ca., and Anthony Romo of Riverside, Ca.; and sisters, Shirley Hill of Pearl, and Dolores Rodriguez of El Paso, Tx. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Thompson 11/15/98
Brady Eugene Thompson of Wood River, died Nov. 15, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He is survived by his parents, Terry and Karry Thompson; and grandparents, Walter and Theresa Thompson, and Larry and Jane Kizer, all of Wood River. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Thompson 04/08/99
Glendon Thompson, 77, of Godfrey, died Apr. 8, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Vera Cowling, who preceded him in death. Surviving are sons, James and Glen; and a daughter, Karen Tucker. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Thompson 05/10/99
Max Thompson, 88, of Alton, died May 10, 1999, in Rosewood Car Center in Alton. He married Marjorie Williams, who preceded him in death. Surviving is a daughter, Judy Flynn of Alton. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Alton Area Animal Aid Association.

Thompson 09/12/00
Mildred L. Thompson, 80, of Godfrey, died Sept. 12, 2000, in her home. Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Charles of Yorktown, In.; a daughter, Judy Green of Alton; a brother, Donnie Davison of Wayland, Ia.; and sisters, Jean Hertig of Wayland, Janice Flory and Joyce Letts, both of of Washington, Ia. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Thompson Scholarship Endowment Fund at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, and Saint Anthony's Hospice in Alton.

Thompson 01/01/01
William H. Thompson, 65, of Jerseyville, died Jan. 1, 2001, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. He married Mary Smith, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Helen of Godfrey; a son, William of Jerseyville; a brother, Glen of Hammond, La.; and a sister, Nita Duncan of Bethalto. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society.

Thurm 03/22/99
Harold E. Thurm, 85, of Medora, died Mar. 22, 1999, in Robings Manor in Brighton. He married Mary Biermen, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Kenneth of Medora; a brother, Bill of Ridgecrest, Ca.; and a sister, Nellie Thurm of East Alton. Services were in Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Memorials may be given to the Medora Unit of the Area Ambulance Service.

Thurman 08/07/97
Florence H. Thurman, 79, of Alton, died Aug. 7, 1997, in her home. Her husband, Walter, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Rodger Martin of Godfrey, and Tony Martin of Alton; daughters, Margaret Young and Patricia West, both of Alton, and Judy McConnell of Anaheim, Ca.; and 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Lupus Foundation.

Tickner 10/13/99
Thelma Blanche Tickner, 100, died Oct. 13, 1999. Her husband, Fred, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Dolores Gentry of Sarasota, Fl. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital for Children, and to charities of choice.

Tidwell 09/07/98
Airam Isaiah Edward Tidwell, 1, of Bethalto, died Sept. 7, 1998, in Wood River Township Hospital. He is survived by his parents, Edward and Michelle; and sisters, Amber, Briana, Sarah and Diana. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Tidwell 12/30/00
Ronnie Eugene Tidwell, Jr., 27, of Granite City, died Dec. 30, 2000, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Granite City. Surviving are a son, Kyle of Delhi; daughters, Samantha Cummines of Meadowbrook, and Ashley Tidwell of Delhi; his mother, Denise Cummings of Granite City; his father, Ronnie Tidwell of Wood River; step-father, John Bell of Medora;grandparents, Charles and Joanne Davis of Bethalto; and step-sisters, Jara Bell of East Alton, Michelle Kopsie of Bethalto, and Chrystal and Mandy Tidwell, both of Wood River. Services were in Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Memorials may be given to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Tieman 02/16/99
Michael Ray Tieman, 47, of Alton, died Feb. 16, 1999, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. He married Beverly Tribble, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Helen of Alton; a daughter, Janan Tribble of St. Louis; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Howard and Oleta Jones of Pocahontas, Ar. Services were in Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Twin Rivers Search and Rescue Volunteer Emergency Corps.

Tiemann 05/21/97
Rose E. Tiemann, 89, died May 21, 1997. Her husband, William, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Leroy; a daughter, Allene Simpson of Alton; brothers George Lewis of Benld, and Chester Lewis of Tulsa, Ok.; and 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to St. Ambrose School, St. Matthew's School, and Marquette Catholic High School.

Tiemann 11/14/99
Vera U. Tiemann, 66, of Godfrey, died Nov. 14, 1999, in her home. Her husband, Leroy, survives. Also surviving are a step-daughter, Debra Slimick of Godfrey; a brother, Harold Olden of Memphis, Tn.; and sisters, Shirley Plunk of Alton, Velma Gerding of Cottage Hills, and Audrey McGowan of Moro. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, Saint Anthony's Hospice, and for masses.

Timmermeier 07/17/98
Joe Timmermeier, 48, of Waukomis, Ok., died July 17, 1998, in his home. He married Janie Markes, who survives. Also surviving are daughters, Megan Timmermeier, and Amy and Katy Isbell, all of Waukomis; sons, Chad of Tampa, Fl., and Jed and Lucas Isbell, both of Waukomis; his mother, Mary Timmermeier of Alton; sisters, Shelley Schlottner of Godfrey, and Gayla Bowen of Hartford; and brothers, Earl of Godfrey and Raymond of Alton.

Timmermeier 08/09/98
Mildred A. Timmermeier, 82, of Alton, died Aug. 9, 1998, in Edwardsville Care Center East. Her husband, Overton, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Frank of Alton; daughters, Joanne Hamberg of Alton, Therese Whitlock of Troy, and Bernadette Unnerstall of Washington, Mo.; and brothers, James Townsend and Robert Townsend, both of Los Angeles, Ca., and Charles Townsend of Gulf Shores, Al. Services were through Gent.

Timpe 01/19/99
Helen Marie Timpe, 83, of Alton, died Jan. 19, 1999. Her husband, William, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, William of Brighton, and Richard of Cottage Hills; and daughters, Margaret Miller of Ft. Worth, Tx., and Rebecca Levi of Cottage Hills. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Tindall 09/22/98
Steven Eric Tindall, 34, of St. Louis, died Sept. 22, 1998, in Lutheran Hospice. He is survived by his parents, David and Janet; brothers, David of Alton, and Kevin of Brighton; and sisters, Lynn Jackson of Edwardsville, and Debra Johnson of Tawacani, Tx. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Doorways Interfaith Residence in St. Louis.

Tinsley 03/10/99
Wanda L. Tinsley, 78, died Mar. 10, 1999, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Paul, survives. Also surviving are daughters, Beverly Stillwell of Godfrey, Virginia Davis of Las Vegas, Nv., and Phyllis Bower of Baton Rouge, La.; sons, Wayne of White Bluff, Tn., and Paul of Alton; and a brother, Harry Griggs of Missouri. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Tinsley 01/27/00
Russell Wayne Tinsley, 61, of White Bluff, Tn., died Jan. 27, 2000, in Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tn. His wife, Arlene, survives. Also surviving are his father, Paul of Alton; sons, John of Louisville, and Wayne of Salem; daughters, Kim Kessler of Kinmundy, Darlene Asbery of Bolingbrook, and Kathy Lee of Greenbrier, Tn.; a brother, Paul of Alton; and sisters, Beverly Stillwell of Godfrey, Genny Davis of Las Vegas, Nv., and Phyllis Bower of Baton Rouge, La. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the choir of East Side Baptist Church in White Bluff.

To 07/29/99
Thu Ngoo To, 50, of Godfrey, died July 29, 1999, in St. Louis University Hospital. Her husband, Ba, survives. Also surviving are her mother-in-law, Nam Thi Tran of Godfrey; sons, Phong of Alton, Phuong of St. Charles, Mo., Trung of O’Fallon, and Son of Godfrey; and a daughter, Melissa of Godfrey. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Habitat 2000 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Godfrey.

Todd 10/26/00
Cecilia M. Todd, 86, of Florissant, Mo., died Oct. 26, 2000, in Eunice Smith Home in Alton. Her husband, Ralph, preceded her in death. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Tolliver 01/23/99
Robert J. Tolliver, 80, of Alton, died Jan. 23, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Margaret Allen, who survives. Also surviving are a son, R. J. of Godfrey; and a brother, Oren of Jacksonville, Fl. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Alton.

Tomerlin 04/29/98
Georgene Elaine Tomerlin, 76, of Godfrey, died Apr. 29, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. Her husband, Floyd, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Thomas of Godfrey; a daughter, Pamella Healy of Alton; brothers, Leo Willis, Jr., and Gary Willis, both of Alton; sisters, Patty Franz of Godfrey, and Jean Turbo of Seminole, Fl.; and four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were in Gent. Memorials may be given to the Alton Free Methodist Church.

Tomkinson 03/23/99
Richard Tomkinson, 70, of Godfrey, died Mar. 23, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Donna McBride, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Daniel of Rosewood Heights, and Dennis of Clinton; and a daughter, Mary Koyn of Godfrey. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to organ fund of First United Methodist Church in Godfrey.

Tomlinson 03/13/98
Eileen Tomlinson, 79, of Alton, died Mar. 13, 1998, in Saint Anthony's. Her husband, Norman, survives. Also surviving are sons, Jerry Shobe of Godfrey, and Ted Shobe; brothers, Dr. Loren Grissom of Kirksville, Mo., and Garol Grissom of Greenup; a sister, Evon Doty of Urbana; and five grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Alton.

Torres 01/15/00
Joseph Anthony Torres, 38, of Alton, died Jan. 15, 2000, in an automobile accident near Moscow Mills, Mo. His fiance, Catherine Hopson, survives. Also surviving are his mother, Doris of Alton; sons, Richard Gaither, Joseph and Mark Torres, all of Alton; a daughter, Brandy Torres of Cottage Hills; a brother, Sylvester of Alton; and sisters, Helen Evans of Elsberry, Mo., Mary Valenzuela of Granite City, Virginia Skaggs of Hartford, Esther Torres of South Roxana, and Theresa Bonvicino, Ramona Lawson, Sue Holt and Lisa Torres, all of Alton. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

Tosh 07/05/00
Eva L. Tosh, 39, of Glen Carbon, died July 5, 2000, in her home. Her husband, Mick, survives. Also surviving are a son, Matthew Linton of Glen Carbon; a daughter, Elizabeth Linton of Glen Carbon; brothers, Mark and Mike Freiner, both of Bethalto, and Stephen Freiner of Kansas City, Mo.; and sisters, Maj. Laura Dugas of Herringburg, Germany, and Julie Freiner of Jerseyville. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Tovo 05/11/99
Anthony Tovo, 74, of Godfrey, died May 11, 1999, in his home. He married Helen Gibson, who survives. Also surviving are sons, Randy Tovo of Alton, and Ron Tovo of Aiken, S.C.; a step-son, Greg Fuchs of Godfrey; daughters, Jan Tovo of Elsah, Lori Sowders of Brighton, and Melinda Tovo of Kansas City, Ks.; a step-daughter, Debbie Krug of Godfrey; brothers, Armando and Guido, both of East Alton; and a sister, Gloria Tovo of Alton. Services were through Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Bells of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Marquette Catholic High School and the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Towey 03/15/99
James F. Towey, 83, of Godfrey, died Mar. 15, 1999, in his home. He married Virginia Anderson, who survives. He served as chairman and president of Olin Corp., before retirement. Also surviving are a son, James of Godfrey; and a brother, Charles of Wood River. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church in Godfrey, and the Boys and Girls Club of Alton.

Townsend 08/30/97
Gary L. Townsend, 38, of Glen Carbon, died Aug. 30, 1997, in Oliver Anderson Hospital. He is survived by his father, Clarence of Alton; his mother, Norma Grace of East Alton; his fiancee, Tina Butery; a brother, Clarence of Alton; a half-brother, Bill Grace of Alton; step-brothers, Jim, Mike, John and Tom Lyons, all of Alton; and a sister, Angela Grace of Granite City. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to charities of choice.

Travis 10/26/98
Dorothy Isabell Travis, 79, of Alton, died Oct. 26, 1998, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Her husband, Harold, survives. Also surviving are a son, Kenneth of Alton; brothers, Homer Gentry of Hemitt, Ca., and Richard Gentry of East Alton; and sisters, Ruth Borman of Alton, Mildred Love of Mt. Gilead, Oh; and Shirley Easterling of Greensboro, N. C. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Brown Street Baptist Church in Alton.

Treadway 06/08/01
Leona Treadway, 83, died June 8, 2001. Her husband, Clyde, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Dennis of Saudi Arabia; daughters, Barbara Brannon of Highland, and Patricia Janos of Troy, Mo.; a brother, Gerald Edelen of Virginia Beach, Va.; and sisters, Virginia Duncan of Albuquerque, N.M., and Bonnie Wiseman of Wood River. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Treat 09/11/98
Coy L. Treat, 89, formerly of East Alton, died Sept. 11, 1998, in Mt. Vernon, Ia. He married Ruby Alexander, who survives. Also surviving are a son, the Rev. Jimmie Treat of Bacowin City, Ks.; a daughter, Nancy Forbes of Mt. Vernon, Ia.; and a sister, Mae Teel of Little Rock, Ar. Services were in Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church in East Alton.

Trogdon 12/17/97
Annabelle Trogdon, 99, formerly of Alton, died Dec. 17, 1997, in Maryville Manor Nursing Home. Her husband, Raymond, preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Peggy Trogdon of Edwardsville; and five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army and Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton.

Trout 09/13/99
Michael Jon Trout, 41, of Alton, died Sept. 13, 1999, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. He married Pauline Welton, who survives. Also surviving are his parents, Rodney and Linda, both of Coatesville, In.; a daughter, Rachel of Alton; and a sister, Nancy Collins of Greencastle, Mo. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the March of Dimes, and First Night River Bend.

Troutwine 05/25/97
Louie J. Troutwine, 80, of East Alton, died May 25, 1997, in his home. He married Goldie P. Bricker, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Donald of Jerseyville; daughters, Sharon Smith of Elsah, Billie Delp of Fieldon, Carol Sherwin of Taylorville, and Sandra Hance of Alliance, Ne.; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services were in Gent.

Trowbridge 11/30/98
Dorothy Trowbridge, 75, of Jerseyville, died Nov. 30, 1998, in Greenwood Manor West. Her husband, Norman, preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Donald of Alton, Scott of Zanesville, Oh.; and a sister, Margaret Keeling of Herrin. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the William BeDell Achievement Center.

Trusty 10/28/98
Margie A. Trusty, 82, of Jerseyville, died Oct. 28, 1998, in Jersey Community Hospital. Her husband, Oscar, survives. Also surviving are a son, Jack of Godfrey; a brother, Harold Cole of Godfrey; and sisters, Bernice Enos and Effie Weeks, both of Alton, and Emma Anderson of St. Clare, Mo. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Nehemiah Fund at Bethany Baptist Church in Godfrey.

Tucker 06/15/99
Virginia Mae Tucker, 76, of Las Cruces, N.M., died June 15, 1999, in Las Cruces. Her husband, Thomas, survives. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Margaret Edwards, and nieces and a nephew. Services were in Jacoby Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Tucker 12/22/99
Victor L. Tucker, 74, of Alton, died Dec. 22, 1999, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Barbara Drach, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Bill Howell of Phoenix, Az.; and daughters, Christina Ackerman of Brighton, Vicky Fielder of Granite City, Sherry Johnson of Petersburg, Terry DeSherlia of Grafton, Laura Lamberton of Long Island, N.Y., and Donna Barnes of DeSoto, Mo. Services were through Fine and Quinn Chapel for Funerals in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association and the American Lung Association.

Tucker 11/14/00
Juanita M. Tucker of Godfrey; died Nov. 14, 2000, in Jerseyville Manor. Her husband, Quentin, preceded her in death. Surviving are a son, Jeffrey of Henley, Mo.; a daughter, Vicki Watkins of Jerseyville; a brother, Donald Gilkison of Godfrey; and a sister, Margery J. Saksa of Palatine. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the organ fund of First United Methodist Church of Godfrey.

Tuetken 03/25/98
Frank E. Tuetken, 87, of Alton, died Mar. 25, 1998, in Bethalto Care Center. He is survived by a son, James of Alton; a daughter, Vicky Narup of Godfrey; a brother, Carl of Alton; and seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services were through Burke-Fine Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto, and to charities of choice.

Tuetken 11/13/98
Carl H. Tuetken, 95, of Alton, died Nov. 13, 1998, in D'Adrian Convalescent Center in Godfrey. He married Viola Studebaker and then Marie Crull, both of whom preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Carl of Alton; and a step-daughter, Charlotte Deem of Alton. Services were through Burke-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

Tunehorst 04/09/00
Robert Roy Tunehorst, Sr., 61, of Alton, died Apr. 9, 2000, in Penrose Main Hospital in Colorado Springs, Co. He married Joann Meyer, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Robert, Jr., of Plano, Tx.; and a daughter, Ann Hanlon of Colorado Springs. Services were through Staten Funeral Home in Alton.

Tungett 06/23/99
William E. Tungett, 71, of Alton, died June 23, 1999, in Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis. He married Uva Osborne, who survives. Also surviving are his parents, George and Rebecca; a daughter, Kathy Muscarella of Coral Springs, Fl.; and sisters, Lucille Sloan of Cottage Hills, and Irene Bond of Rosewood Heights. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

Turley 08/19/00
O. Virginia Turley, 85, formerly of Alton, died Aug. 19, 2000, in her home in Salem. Her husband, Earl, survives. Also surviving are a son, James of Salem; daughters, Janice Brown of Marietta, Ga., and Margaret Carr of Salem; and a sister, Helen Doyle of Rosewood Heights. Services were in Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Lukemia Society of America.

Turman 10/05/99
Robert W. Turman, 58, of Godfrey, died Oct. 5, 1999, in his home. He married Faye Gambill, who survives. Also surviving is the Eldon Krause family of Brighton. Services were through Targhetta Funeral Home in Brighton. Memorials may be given to Wood River Township Hospital Hospice.

Turner 07/15/00
Siegle J. Turner, 69, of Godfrey, died July 15, 2000, in Christian Hospital in St. Louis. He married Mary Cardwell, who survives. Also surviving are brothers, Durwood Vasser of Godfrey, Bill Turner of Alton, and Charles Turner of California; and a sister, Stella Denny of O'Fallon. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to V.F.W. Post 1308 in Alton, and to Southern Illinois Dialysis Center in East Alton.

Turner 09/23/00
Joseph V. Turner, 79, of Alton, died Sept. 23, 2000, in Alton Memorial Hospital. Surviving are sons, Donald of Wood River, and Ronald of Alton; daughters, Beverly Zangori of Wood River, Sandra Trent of Tacoma, Wa., Patricia Corsa and Verna Turner, both of Alton, and Tracie Monroe of Hartford; and a companion, Brenda Davis. Services were through Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton.

Turner 04/01/01
Richmond Leon Turner, 88, died Apr. 1, 2001, in Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He married Helen Carroll, who survives. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Willa Carroll of Alton, and Mildred Bodine of Florida. Services were in Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Tutterow 05/25/97
Ruby E. Tutterow, 82, of Brighton, died Aug. 25, 1997, in her home. Her husband, Alva, survives. Also surviving are sons, Roy of Brighton, William of Sawyerville, and Ray of Hillsboro, N.C.; a brother, Clemmy Campbell of East Alton; a sister, Elsie Mayhall of Grafton; and five grandsons. Services were in Elias-Smith in Bethalto. Memorials may be given to the Cancer Society.


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