Obituaries

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Veronica Heintz

Veronica Heintz, 85, of Hamilton, passed away at 2:03 P.M. Friday, March 24, 2017, at the Keokuk Area Hospital. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hamilton with burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton.  Visitation will be held from 3:00 – […]

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Harlan Tobias

Harlan Tobias, 85, of Carthage, passed away at 5:38 P.M. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Harlan was born October 11, 1931, the son of John J. and Anna L. (Garrelts) Tobias two miles east of Basco on the family farm.  On October 30, 1950, he was united in marriage to Mary […]

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Elizabeth Elwanda “Bettie” Merritt

Elizabeth Elwanda (Bettie) Merritt, 95, of Carthage, passed away at Maple Grove Senior Living in Carthage on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 10:12 a.m. Bettie was born April 6, 1921, in Carthage, Illinois, the daughter of Ray and Viola (Myers) Boston.  She graduated from Colusa High School in 1939 and worked for a time in […]

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Jane Ellen Leathem

Jane E. Leathem, 72, of Carthage died at 1:55 P.M. Wednesday March 15, 2017 in her home after a short battle with cancer. Jane was born on October 26, 1944 in Springfield, Illinois the daughter of Dr. Paul and Nancy Grosboll Hendren.  Jane moved to Carthage with her parents and her brother Paul following her […]

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Mary Ketcham Kerr Harnetiaux

Mary Ketcham Kerr Harnetiaux Age 82 of Hamilton, IL passed away March 15, 2017 at Quincy Blessing Hospital from complications of Wegner’s Granulomatosis. Mary was born in Burnside, IL on March 7, 1935 to Ida and Homer Ketcham and was the youngest of nine children.  Mary started school in a one room school house followed […]

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Velva Mae Jones

Velva Mae Jones, 95, of Carthage, IL, passed away at 11:00pm on March 7, 2017. She was born July 14, 1921, in Adrian, IL, the daughter of Oscar and Bonnie Brown Mittermeyer. Velva married Clyde T. Jones in 1938; he preceded her in death in 1976. For many years she worked beside her husband on […]

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Clyde E. Brown

Clyde E. Brown, 91, of Carthage, passed away at 3:35 P.M. on Friday, March 03, 2017, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. Clyde was born September 3, 1925, the son of W.J and Katie (Dean) Brown in Kirksville, Missouri.  He graduated from Kirksville High School.  Clyde then served in the U.S. Marine Corps in […]

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Michael T. Menn

Michael Thomas Menn, 64, of Carthage, passed away at his home Thursday, March 02, 2017 at 5:30 A.M. after a courageous battle with cancer. Mike was born June 23, 1952, the son of Thomas L. and Margaret Jo (Cleaver) Menn in Carthage, Illinois.  He attended Carthage High School graduating in 1970 and went on to […]

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Dorothy June Sherer

Dorothy June Sherer, 89, of Carthage, passed away at Maple Grove Red Apartments in Carthage at 9:00 P.M. on Monday, February 27, 2017. Dorothy was born June 29, 1927, the daughter of Roy James and Ida Henrietta (Koechle) Symmonds.  She graduated from Carthage High School.  On October 19, 1946, she was united in marriage to […]

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Ruby D. Mulch

Ruby DeEtta Mulch, 97, of Quincy, formerly of Sutter, passed away at 11:30 A.M. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Adams Pointe Assisted Living in Quincy. Ruby was born January 29, 1920, the daughter of William “Lee” and Viola (Bashen) Sharrow in Golden, Illinois.  She graduated from Bowen High School.  On May 10, 1942, she was […]

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