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Obituary of Retha June Newlin

Retha June Newlin, 91, of rural Elizabethtown, IL, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at her home. She was born on June 26, 1929 in Slick, OK the daughter of the late, Roy Colvin and the late Theresa (Johnston) Colvin of Bowlegs, OK. Retha married Victor Maurice Newlin on October 6, 1946 in Sedan,…

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Obituary of Alan Bentley Humm

On Friday, May 14, 2021, at 7:15 a.m., Alan Bentley Humm went to be with his Lord and Savior. Alan was born on January 2, 1950 to Raphael and Elsie (Dewey) Humm. Alan was a 1969 graduate of Rosiclare High School. On March 27, 1971 Alan married the love of his life, Darlene Ralph. To…

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Guy Janssen

Guy Janssen, 59, Rosiclare, Illinois, Friday, died Friday, March 19, 2021 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, Illinois.Guy was born to Frank and Mary Janssen on January 25, 1962, in Marshall, Minnesota. Guy lived at Whispering Oaks in Rosiclare, Illinois. Guy is survived by his siblings, Nick Janssen of Houston, Texas, Deborah (and Dan)…

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Obituary of Danny Deneen Stanford

Danny Deneen Stanford, age 77 August 9, 1943 – May 11, 2021 Danny Deneen Stanford, age 77, of Rosiclare, Illinois, passed away at 12:35 PM – Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, Illinois.   Funeral services celebrating Danny’s life will be held at 3:00 PM – Saturday, May 15, 2021,…

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Obituary of Judy Louise Dearden

Judy Louise Dearden of Glendale, Illinois left this life on Monday, May 10, 2021 from the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale with her loving family by her side. Judy was born in Hazel Crest, Illinois on January 25, 1962 to Bobby Gene and Deloris (Ralph) Vinyard. When she was four years old the family moved back…

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Obituary of Carolyn Sue Neely

Carolyn Sue Neely, 71, died Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:40 a.m. at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN. She was born July 9, 1949 in Metropolis, IL, the daughter of Clark Parkinson and Bessie Bonnel. She worked at Abstract and Title as a Closing Title Officer. She retired after 15 years of…

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Obituary of  George (Dick) Tanner

George (Dick) Tanner departed this world to go to his heavenly Father on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8:57 a.m. at the age of 69 years, 5 months, and 1 day, at his sister’s home surrounded by his family.  George was born February 8, 1952 to George (Jack) and Rose (Shewmaker) Tanner.  He accepted Christ…

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Gov. Pritzker announces Illinois to enter Bridge Phase of Reopening Plan on May 14th

Vaccine Program Expands to Doctors’ Offices and Small Medical Providers, Now Able to Order and Administer Vaccine on Site State Managed COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Now Accepting Walk-Ins as Illinois National Guard Reaches Over 1.5 Million Vaccines Administered CHICAGO – As Illinois continues to outpace national vaccination rates and COVID-19 trends across the state stabilize following…

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Obituary of Paul Theodore “Ted” Switzer

Paul Theodore “Ted” Switzer Sr., 80, of Cave in Rock, peacefully passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 after a short illness. Ted is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carol Ann (Bochenek) Switzer; his two children, Susan Marie Switzer of Palos Heights, IL and Paul Theodore (Amy) Switzer Jr. of Tinley Park, IL;…

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