Area Obituaries

Mary Pense

Mary Pense, 80, of St. Jacob, born October 31, 1940 in Dupo, and passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Aviston Country Side Manor, Aviston. Mary enjoyed fishing, working with her plants, fudge candy and most of all her family.  She retired from Highland Supply. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dorman…

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George J. Vogt III

George J. Vogt III, 70, of Troy, born May 31, 1951 in Cahokia, and passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Keyesport. George was a Tri-Township Park Commissioner since 2013, Athletic Board member, Baseball Coach and MERBL High School Baseball Division.  He was the MC for MMA Fights.  He enjoyed cooking and eating Barbecue.  Most…

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Orsala “Terri or Rosalind” Juehne

Orsala “Terri or Rosalind” nee Comporato, Juehne, 91, of Troy,  born August 10, 1929 in St. Louis, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville. Mrs. Juehne was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy.  She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved to read, swim and sew. Surviving are her…

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Thomas Moore

Thomas Keefe Moore, 77, of Troy, born January 9, 1944 in Belleville, and passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Maryville. Thomas owned and operated Fireside in Maryville and Elevator Tavern in Troy.  He enjoyed going on float trips.  He loved his family and his many friends.  Thomas enjoyed his rescue dog Friday. He…

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David Tarrant

David E. Tarrant, 80, of Collinsville, born Sunday, July 21, 1940 in Belleville, and passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville. David was a 1958 graduate of Collinsville High School and attended SIUE And Champaign where he took fire science classes.  David worked for the Collinsville Fire Department where he went…

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William “Bill” McKinney

William A. “Bill” McKinney, 73, of Highland,  passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville.  He was born in Mattoon, on February 15, 1948. Bill attended St. Jacob United Church of Christ in St. Jacob.  He was Past International Director of Lions Clubs International 2013-15, Past District Governor and Council Chair 2004-05. …

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Claudette “Sue” Woodward

Claudette “Sue” Woodward, age 75 of Collinsville, born July 13, 1945 in Rolla, MO, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. Sue was a 1963 Granite City High School graduate.  She retired as a medical office manager having worked for urologist Dr. Enrique Perinetti for many years.  She was a…

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Richard “Dick” “Wolffmeister” Wolff

Richard  E. “Dick” “Wolffmeister” Wolff,  a man who loved people, sports and who never saw a stranger, passed away  after a long battle with lung cancer at home in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at age 83. He is survived by Gail (nee Mersinger), his beloved wife for 39 years; three…

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Christal “Crys” Ewing

Christal “Crys” Ewing, 69, died July 1, 2021 at her home after a long illness. She was born in East St. Louis, Illinois and attended Southern Illinois Univer- sity. Crys was a business woman, wife, mother, and grandmother. Through her work life, she was the owner and manager of several advertising firms in Las Vegas…

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Carol Leigh Hook

Carol Leigh Hook, 52, of Edwardsville, born Sunday, November 17, 1968 in Alameda, CA and passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon. Carol was a Real Estate Agent at Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors, Edwardsville and was awarded top ten realtors in Madison County.  She was a member of the Illinois…

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