Obituaries

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Erma Irene Crawford

Erma Irene Crawford, 91, of Carthage, passed away at her home at 7:30 A.M. Thursday, February 25, 2016. Erma was born August 5, 1924, the daughter of Amos and Tresa (Callahan) Elliott in Bible Grove, Missouri. She attended LaPlata High School in LaPlata, Missouri graduating in 1942. She later attended Northeast Missouri College in Kirksville […]

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LaVon Shubert Campbell

LaVon Shubert Campbell, age 93, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2016 in Hendersonville, N.C. LaVon was born December 27, 1922 in Elkton, Illinois to Arthur Caesar and Katherine Kinzel Shubert, the middle child of nine. She grew up on her family’s farm and loved sharing stories of her childhood. She married Paul Blanchard Campbell […]

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Gilbert E. “Gib” Brodie

Gilbert E. “Gib” Brodie, 83, of rural Burnside, passed away at his home Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 3:30 P.M. Gib was born September 11, 1932, near Burnside, Illinois, the son of William Phillip and Ruby Florence (Emmett) Brodie. He graduated from Colusa High School. Gib had served as a medic in the U.S. Army […]

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Alvin McGaughey

Alvin McGaughey, 94, of Carthage, passed away at his home at 1:07 A.M. Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Alvin was born at Gin Ridge, Illinois, ten miles south of Macomb, the son of Frank and Bessie (Curtis) McGaughey. He was a life-long farmer beginning at a very young age helping his father who was legally blind. […]

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Walter H. “Wally” Jones

Walter H. “Wally” Jones, 60, of Hamilton, passed away at his home at 2:00 A.M. Saturday morning, February 6, 2016. Wally was born April 7, 1955, the son of Walter H. and Harriett Minnie Mae (Mesecher) Jones in LaHarpe, Illinois. He attended Hamilton High School graduating in 1973. In 2012 Wally was united in marriage […]

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Dorothy Kay Waisath

Dorothy Kay Waisath, 76, of Warsaw, passed away 6:45 am on February 3, 2016, at Montrose Health Center in Montrose, Iowa. Dorothy was born in Keokuk, Iowa, on August 4, 1939, the daughter of Eugene and Dorothy (Daugherty) Schilling. On January 13, 1958, she was united in marriage to Wayne Waisath at Grace Lutheran Church […]

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Michael Clem

Michael W. Clem “Mike”, 68, of Bowen, passed away at 8:25 P.M. on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at the Great River Hospice House in Burlington, Iowa after a short, courageous battle with leukemia. Mike was born November 3, 1947, the son of W. William and Marie (Monroe) Clem in Keokuk, Iowa. He graduated from Erie […]

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Patricia J. Redenius

Patricia J. Redenius, 80, of Carthage, Passed away at 2:30 A.M. Wednesday, January 06, 2016 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Patricia was born June 3, 1935, in Carthage, Illinois the daughter of Victor and Fern (McCollum) Metternich. On June 26, 1952, she was united in marriage to Orland V. Redenius at Immanuel Lutheran church. […]

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O. Darlene McSperritt

O. Darlene McSperritt, 78, of Carthage, passed away at 8:00 A.M., Saturday, January 02, 2016 at the Montebello Care Center in Hamilton. Darlene was born April 9, 1937, in Macomb, Illinois the daughter of Edgar B. and Mildred O. (Oard) Burkett. She graduated from Blandinsville High School in 1955. Darlene worked over 20 years at […]

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Elsie Louise Ikerd

Elsie Louise Ikerd, 96, of Carthage, passed away at 7:13 P.M., Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Keokuk Area Hospital. Louise was born April 3, 1919 in Moline, Illinois, the daughter of Claud Edgar and Winnie Mae (Bandle) Webb. On September 5, 1937 she was united in marriage to Paul Allen in Bentley, Illinois. He preceded […]

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