OBITUARY EXTRACTS

From the Jacksonville, IL Newspapers
1 Jan 1976 thru 31 Dec 1996




Warren Haley reviewed all of the obituaries which appeared in the Jacksonville papers during the 21 year period of 1 Jan 1976 thru the end of Dec. 1996. His note: "I could have missed some or lost some over the years.... but not many. I have an alphabetical listing (contained in two 3-inch notebook binders) by year. I made the notebooks up at the end of each year before I filed the extracted information in my file cabinet." Thanks Warren for all of the work you put into collecting the information given here and again now for making the extracted information availabe to MAGA researchers. A big thank you also goes to Dan Tholen who has graciously offered to help Warren get all of the data typed to be put online.If you find errors which need correcting or have information to be added to one of the extracts, you may forward same to my email address.


UHLAND, Stephanie Ann (Koelling); b: 8Jan1938, Chicago, Il.; d: 15Jan1994, Springfield, Il.; bu: Adams Co., Il.; m: Dr. Fred L. Uhland on 21Dec1961 in Urbana, Il.; fa: Herbert Jessen Koelling; mo: Dallas Allison Lee. Resident of Ashland, Il. Survived by her husband; a son: Dr. Carl Uhland of Ashland; three daughters: Lynn Rebecca Christy of Ft. Collins, Colo., Dr. Ann Marie Uhland-Smith of St. Louis, and Heather Deanne Uhland of Indianapolis, Ind.; four grandchildren; her mother of Elberta, Ala; two brothers: Walter Koelling of Elberta, Ala., and Herbert Koelling of Barrington; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her father and a sister: Rebecca Glass.

UHNKEN, Anna R. (Omen); b: 8Mar1893, Chapin, Il.; d: 30Nov1986, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Grace Cemetery, north of Bethel, Il.; m: Walter S. Uhnken on 26Jun1919 in Chapin, Il.; fa: Jacob Ommen; mo: Marie Meintz. Husband preceded in death 22Dec1972. Survived by two children: Doris A. Lovekamp of New Berlin and B. L. Uhnken of Jacksonville; six grand and eight g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters and six brothers; she was the last of her immediate family.

UHNKEN, Carl; b: 20Jan1903, Morgan Co., Il.; d: 4Jul1991, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Grace Cemetery, west of Chapin, Il.; fa: Albert Uhnken; mo: Anna Eckhoff. Resident of Chapin. Survived by three nieces: Mrs. Paul (Myra) Nickel of Concord, Mrs. Russ (Eleanor) Davison of Jacksonville and Mrs. Alvin (Doris) Lovekamp of New Berlin; one nephws: B. L. "Butch" Uhnken of Jacksonville; and several g-nieces and g-nephews. Preceded by one brother: Walter Uhnken; and five sisters: Rena Uhnken, Edna Uhnken, Mabel Werries, Edith Uhnken and Amy Uhnken.

UMPHRYES, Dawson L.; b: 13Feb1931, Rushville, Il.; d: 29Sep1978, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; fa: Grover Umphryes; mo: Minnie Thompson. Survived by five brothers: Orval and Everett, both of Rusvhille, Lee of San Jose, Grover Jr. of Wheaton and Edgar of Tremont; and four sisters: Mrs. Margaret Irwin of Littleton, Mrs. Helen Davis of Canton, Mrs. Irene Buchanan of Tremont and Mrs. Patsy Laviolette of Griffith, Ind. Preceded by his parents and two brothers.

UMPHRYES, Everett G.; b: 26Dec1913, Sterling, Il.; d: 4Jun1994, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; fa: Grover Umphryes; mo: Minnie Thompson. Resident of Rushville, Il. WWII Army vet. Survived by two brothers: Grove J. Umphryes of San Pierre, Ind., and Edgar Burton Umphryes of Griffith, Ind.; three sisters: Margaret Irwin of Rushville, Nancy Helen Davis of Canton and Patsy Laviolette of Griffith, Ind. Preceded by five brothers and one sister.

UMPHRYES, Orval E.; b: 16May1912, Rushville, Il.; d: 10May1990, Rushville, Il.; bu: Good Hope Cemetery, northeast of Rushville, Il.; m: Imogene Spring on 31Aug1940 in Lewistown, Il.; fa: Grover Umphryes; mo: Minnie Thompson. Wife preceded in death on 27Feb1985. A resident of Vermont; formerly of Rushville. WWII Army vet. Survived by four sons: George of Adair and Richard, Jon Paul and Henry, all of Vermont; seven daughters: Patsy Spring of Vermont, Lona Krohe of Arenzville, Rossie Wece of Murphysboro, Susan Noel of Pontiac, Nancy Kinne of Vermont, Betty Umphryes of Centralia and Donna Black of Camden; 12 grand and two g-grandchildren; three brothers: Everett of Rushville, Grover Jr. of San Pierre, Ind., and Edgar Burton of Griggith, Ind.; and four sisters: Margaret Irwin of Rushville, Helen Davis of Canton, Irene Brubeck of Tremont and Patsy Laviolette of Griffith, Ind. Preceded by two sons: Neil and Orval Jr; and four brothers.

UMPHRYES, Virgil Lee; b: 10Jan1922, Rushville, Il.; d: 23Jan1986, Danville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Sharon Stoops on 7Oct1964 at Littleton, Il.; fa: Grover Umphryes; mo: Minnie Thompson. Resident of San Jose, Il.; formerly of Rushville, Il. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; two sons: Don of Seattle, Washington and Rick of Waukegan; four daughters: Linda Nave and Vicky Murphy, both of Meredosia, and Debra and Colleen Umphryes, both of San Jose; four brothers: Orville of Vermont, Everett of Rushville, Grover Jr. of San Pierre, Ind., and Edgar Burton of Peoria; four sisters: Margaret Irwin of Rushville, Helen David of Canton, Irene Brubeck of Tremont and Patsy Laviolette of Griffith, Ind.; seven grandchildren; 1 g-grandchild; and four step-grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers.

UNDERBRINK, Jim; b: (not stated); d: 23Jul1976, Minneapolis, Minn. Bu: Fort Dodge, Iowa; fa: Earl Underbrink; mo: (not stated). Was 20 years of age at time of death. Survived by his parents; two brothers: Charles and Tom; and one sister: Ann. Was the grandson of Mrs. Lena Underbrink of Jacksonville. In this community, he is survived by the William Underbrink family, Mrs. J.C. Riley and Robert Underbrink.

UNDERBRINK, Lena (Liter); b: 29Feb1888, Literberry, Il.; d: 7Sep1976, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; m: John Earl Underbrink on 3Apr1906 (place not stated); fa: Joseph Liter; mo: Luella Black. Husband preceded in death in 1996. Survived by these children: Mrs. J. C. (Mildred) Riley and William G. Underbrink, both of Jacksonville, Earl Underbrink Jr. of Fort Dodge Iowa, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Gerdts of Ormond Beach, Fla. And Robert L. Underbrink of Carlinville; eight grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded in death by one grandson in August; one brother and one sister; and two children: Imogene and Jerry.

UNDERBRINK, William G.; b: 30Mar1916, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 15Feb1985, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: (cremated); m: Maria Stenten on14Jun1945 in Antwerp, Belgium; fa: Earl Underbrink; mo: Lena Liter. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; four children: Robert S. Underbrink of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gary (Jeannie) Harbison of Winchester, Mrs. Steve (Kathy) Bamman of Clinton, Iowa and Michael Underbrink, at home; six grandchildren; the following sisters and brothers: Mildred Riley of Jacksonville, Earl Underbrink Jr. of Fort Dodge Iowa, Betty Gerdts of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Robert L. Underbrink of Carlinville. Preceded by a brother.

UNDERWOOD, Emma K. (Berry); b: 15Nov1915, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 27Jun1996, Springfield, Il.; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il; m: (not stated); fa: Edward Berry; mo: Pearl Joins. Resident of Springfield. Survived by one niece; two nephews; a cousin: Shirlee Pettit of Jacksonville; and several other couins; and one sister-in-law: Charlotte Berry of Springfield.

UNDERWOOD, Herman; b: 30May1887, Brown Co., Il.; d: 3Mar1976, Beardstown, Il.; bu: Mt. Sterling, Il.; m: Ida Adams on 8Dec1909 in Mt. Sterling, Il.; fa: Richard Underwood; mo: Almira Perry. Survived by his wife; two sons: Richard W. of Peoria and Dale of Versailles; two daughters: Mrs. Orville (Jean) Ihnen of LaPrairie and Mrs. Herschel (Melvene) Guinn of New Port Ritchey, Fla.; 13 grand and 9 g-grandchildren.

UNGER, Clara E. (Roberts); b: 12Aug1903, Randolph Co., Mo.; d: 10May1987, Quincy, Il.; bu: Rigg Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, Il.; m: Elbrey Unger on 11Aug1924 in Rushville, Il.; fa: Emmett Roberts; mo: Kizzie Rust. Husband preceded in death 12Jun1981. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by a son: Donald Unger of Mt. Sterling; two brothers: Daniel and Joseph Roberts, both of Clarence, Mo.; one aunt: Birdie Bowen of Mt. Sterling; one niece: Eileen Saleen of Sweet Home, Ore.

UNGER, Edwin Sylvester; b: 20Jul1915, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 14Aug1996, rural Ava, Mo.; bu: Langford Cemetery, Woodstock, Il.; m: Lorraine Bunfill on 29Aug1943 in Blandinsville, Il.; fa: Finis Unger; mo: Susan Owen. Resident of rural Ave, Mo.; formerly of rural Rushville, Il. Survived by his wife; one son: Allen Lee (wife, Glenda) Unger of Blandinsville; four daughters: Elaine (husband, Gene) Hulvey of rural Camden, Rosemary (husband, Don) Sparrow of Cary, N.C., Lucy Unger of Raleigh, N.C., and Eloise (husband, Leslie) Hallmark of Ave, Mo.; six grandchildren; one brother: William Unger of Pontiac; and one sister: Knisley Pelton of Farmer City. Preceded by a son: Neil Edwin; and five brothers and sisters.

UNGER, Elbrey; b: 17Mar1906, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 12Jun1981, Quincy, Il.; bu: Rigg Cemetery, near Mt. Sterling, Il.; m: Clara Etta Roberts on 11Aug1924 in Rushville; fa: Benjamin Clarence Unger; mo: Arvills Fillene Agans. Resident of 301 E. North St., Mt. Sterling, Il. Survived by his wife; a son: Donald of Mt. Sterling; and a sister: Mrs. Boneta Rang of Augusta. Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

UNGER, Neil E.; b: 23Aug1950, Beardstown, Il.; d: 13Oct1982, Bloomington, Il.; bu: Langford Cemetery, south of Rushville, Il.; fa: Edwin Unger; mo: Lulu Lorraine Bunfill. Resident of Bloomington; formerly of Schuyler Co., Il. Survived by his parents of rural Rushvilel; a brother: Allen Lee of Macomb; four sisters: Mrs. Elaine Hulvey of rural Camden, Rosemary Unger of Durham, N.C., Lucy Unger of Wheaton, Eloise Unger of Rushvile; two nieces; and a nephew.

UNGER, Sarah B. "Sally"; b: 3Jan1912, Camden, Il.; d: 5Jul1987, St. Louis, Mo.; bu: Rushville, Il.; fa: John Calvin Unger; mo: Blanche Loring. Resident of St. Louis, Mo. Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Iva L. Heinz of Creve Couer and Mrs. Mary U. Holloway of St. Louis, Mo. Preceded by two brothers: Emory F. and Vernon W.; and a sister: Mrs. Leah D. Martin.

UNGER, Vernon W.; b: 11Sep1905, Camden, Il.; d: 15Mar1978, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; fa: John C. Unger; mo: Blanche Loring. Survived by four sisters: Mrs. Leah D. Martin of Galesburg, Mrs. Mary U. Holloway of St. Louis, Mrs. Iva L. Heinz of Creve Couer and Miss Sarah B. Unger of St. Louis. Preceded by a brother.

UNLAND, Alvin H. b: 2May1895, Meredosia, Il.; d: 23May1979, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, Il.; m: Edith Brockhouse on 28Sep1918 in Quincy, Il.; fa: Frank Unland; mo: Lula Schaefer. Resident of 14 Westfair, Jacksonville, Il. Survived by his wife; two sons: J. Leon of Greenville, Ohio and Mark L. of Creve Coeur, Mo.; a daughter: Mrs. Martin (Marcella) Fricke of San Bernardino, Calif.; two sisters: Frieda Rhodes of Jacksonville and Laverne Chamberlain of Bluffs; a brother: Hubert of Beardstown; six grand and nine g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sisters.

UNLAND, Clarence; b: 6Dec1907 (place not stated); d: 22Aug1981, Beardstown, Il.; bu: Beardstown, Il.; m: Geneva Wessel on 6Aug1939 in Beardstown, Il.; fa: William F. Unland; mo: Pearl M. Oetgen. Survived by his wife; one daughter, Mrs. Larry (Janet) Brunette of Beardstown and three grandchildren; one brother: Charles H. Unland of Beardstown; and one sister: Mrs. Robert (Gladys) Wallace of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews.

UNLAND, Edith H. (Brockhouse); b: 10Sep1897, Meredosia, Il.; d: 20Apr1987, San Bernadino, Calif.; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, IL.; m: Alvin H. Unland on 28Sep1918 in Quincy, Il.; fa: James Brockhouse; mo: Ida Butcher. Husband preceded in death in 1979. Resident of Jacksonville, Il. Survived by two sons: J. Leon of Greenville, Ohio and Mark L. of Creve Couer, Mo; and a daughter: Mrs. Martin (Marcella) Fricke of San Bernardino, Calif.; six grand, ten g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother: Russell.

UNLAND, Frances Marie (Hempel); b: 31Dec1919, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 22Sep1979, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington, Ohio; m: Jack Leon "Red" Unland in June, 1940 at Warsaw, Ky.; fa: Paul M. Hempel; mo: Jane Stanley. Resident of 3607 Bechtol Road, Greenville, Ohio. Survived by her husband; two children: Jack E. and Jerry L, both of Indianapolis; and five grandchildren.

UNLAND, Royal J. "Roy"; b: 27Jan1892, Meredosia, Il.; d: 21Apr1992, Springfield, Il.; bu: Oakland Cemetery, Meredosia, Il.; m: Jennie M. Butcher on 28Jan1914 (place not stated); fa: George Henry Unland; mo: Nancy Hinners. Wife preceded in death 12Sep1972. Resident of Springfield, Il. Survived by five daughters: Mrs. George (Kathryn) Peddicord, Mrs. Louis (Hazel) Zaccagni and Bernice Soonsler, all of Springfield, Mrs. Calvin (Arlene) Heaton of Elko, Nev., and Mrs. Bud (Donna Mae) Hanson of Irvine, Calif.; nine grand and several g-grandchildren; two nieces; and several cousins. Preceded by a son: Ralph H.; two infant daughters; a granddaughter; and a brother: Harold.

UPCHURCH, Catherine V. (Strong); b: 18Jul1920, Pleasant View, Il.; d: 29Apr1991, Springfield, Il.; bu: West Side Cemetery, Versailles, Il.; m: Melvin Upchurch on 14Jan1937 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: George Wesley Strong; mo: Florence Brines. Husband preceded in death 4Oct1987. Resident of 321 W. Washington, Rushville, Il. Survived by one son: Leigh Upchurch of Cape Coral, Fla.; one brother: Brines Strong of Rushville; one sister: Elizabeth Wilhelm of Rushville; four grand and six g-grandchildren. Preceded by an infant sister.

UPCHURCH, Clarence "Cotton"; b: 26Feb1928, Winchester, Il.; d: 7Oct1986, Canton, Il.; bu: White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Il.; m: Agatha Indykiewicz on 31Jan1944 in Ephrata, Washington; fa: Irl Upchurch; mo: Ruby Hester. Resident of rural Canton, Il. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; his mother of Jacksonville; two sons: Nicholas and Richard, both of Pekin; three grandchildren; and one g-grandchild.

UPCHURCH, Clifford; b: 13Jan1910, Eldorado, Il.; d: 28Jun1978, Alton, Il.; bu: (not stated); m: Margaret Windsor (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Wife preceded in death. Survived by two children: Mrs. Jean Hobbie of Godfrey and James C. Anderson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; one grandchildren; and three sisters.

UPCHURCH, Clifford M.; b: 14Mar1915, Bond Co., Il.; d: 14Nov1976, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Nortonville, Il.; m: 1) Violet Edwards; and 2) Martha McLamar (date and place of both marriages not stated); fa: Marion Upchurch; mo: Blanche Mills. 1st wife preceded in death. Resident of Roodhouse, Il. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; the following children: Mrs. Peggy Stingley of East Moline, Mrs. Joyce Metheny of Pocahontas, Gary Upchurch of Roodhouse, Donald Upchurch and Ronald Upchurch, both of Jacksonville; and one step-son: John Harris of Jacksonville; 20 grand and three g-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Mrs. Glen (Eva) Coble of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Julis (Vera) Johnson of Williamsfield, Robert Upchurch of Chicago Heights, and Harry Upchurch of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

UPCHURCH, Hilda Miller (Swanson); b: 5Apr1896, Gilberts, Il.; d: 28Aug1987, Mt. Sterling, Il.; bu: Mound Cemetery, Timewell, Il.; m: 1) Clause Miller on 4Jun1914; and 2) Owen Upchurch in March, 1945 (places not stated); fa: Gus Swanson; mo: Ellen Hinman. 1st husband died in 1935; 2nd in 1967. Resident of Mt. Sterling. Survived by three sons: Fred Miller of Mt. Sterling, Bill Miller of Miami, Fla.; and Clause Miller of Mt. Sterling; four daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Mildred) Laning of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Gale (Fern) Cox of Versailles, Mrs. Warren (Doris( White of Inglewood, Colo., and Mrs. Arthur (Betty) Hicks of Quincy; one step-son: James Upchurch of Mindon; 20 grand and several g-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her parents; a step-daughter; one sister; three brothers; a half-sister; a half-brother; and two grandsons.

UPCHURCH, Irl I.; b: 9Apr1901, Brown Co., Il.; d: 22Mar1976, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Winchester, Il.; m: Ruby Hester on 21Apr1921 (place not stated); fa: Ira Upchurch; mo: Nettie Ham. Survived by his wife; a son: Clarence of Pekin; two grandsons; three g-grandchildren; and a sister: Joy Englmeir of St. Louis.

UPCHURCH, Jane (Rohn); b: 28Mar1925, Beardstown, Il.; d: 26Aug1995, Wichita, Kans.; bu: (not stated); m: James Upchurch in 1949 in San Antonio, Tex.; fa: Archie Rohn; mo: Sadie Dyche. Resident of Wichita, Kans. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Vicki Gaughan of Wichita, Kans.; two grandsons; three sisters: Muriel (husband, Robert) Buck of Beardstown, Elizabeth (husband, Virgil) Donovan of Peoria and Mildred (husband, Harlan) Vallery of Beardstown; and one brother: Homer Rohn of Beardstown.

UPCHURCH, Melvin L.; b: 3Sep1915, Versailles, Il.; d: 4Oct1987, Macomb, Il.; bu: Versailles, Ill; m: Catherine Strong on 14Jan1937 in Palmyra, Mo.; fa: Irwin Upchurch; mo: Caltha Thompson. Resident of Rushville, Il. Survived by his wife; one son: Leigh of Cape Coral, Fla.; two grandchildren; and two sisters: Hazel Love of Tucson, Arizl, and Glenna Kauffman of Mesa, Ariz. Preceded by two brothers: Ronald and Harold.

UPCHURCH, Ruby (Hester); b: 3Apr1904, Winchester, Il.; d: 16Aug1996, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Winchester, Il.; m: Irl Upchurch on 11Apr1921 (place not stated); fa: Timothy Hester; mo: Laura Evans. Husband preceded in death 22Mar1976. Resident of South Jacksonville, Il. Survived by a daughter-in-law: Agatha Upchurch of Banner; two grandsons; three g-grand and four g-g-grandchildren; a niece; and several great-nieces and nephews. Preceded by a son: Clarence; a brother: Russell Hester; and a sister: Bess Coultas.

UPDEGRAFF, Cindy D. (Hart); b: 2Jun1955, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 30Apr1994, Kokomo, Ind.; bu: Albright Cemetery; m: Daniel E. Updegraff on 10Jun1978 in Munster, Ind.; fa: Harvey Hart; mo: Kay Harrell. Resident of Kokomo; formerly of Jacksonville, Il. Survived by her husband; one son: Brian D. Updegraff, at home; one daughter: Heidi Updegraff, at home; her father: Harvey Hart of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Linda Hart of Chicago and Mrs. Rich (Cathy) Tysen of Hammond, Ind. Preceded by her mother.

UPDEGRAFF, Linus Augustine; b: (date not stated), Jacksonville, Il.; d: 23Jun1991, Augusta, Ga.; bu: Georgia; m: Jane DeWitt (date and place not stated); fa & mo: (not stated). Resident of Gainesville, Ga.; was 76 years of age at death. Survived by is wife of Gainesville; two sons: the Rev. Morse DeWitt Updegraff of Birmingham, Ala.; and Marc Updegraff of Gainesville; two daughters: Susan Wolpin of Columbus, Ga., and Jeannie Hodges of Forest Park, Ga.; a sister: Mrs. Lewis Wester of Webster, Tex.; and six grandchildren

UPDEGRAFF, Marion; b: 29Nov1894, Quincy, Il.; d: 26Oct1979, Mattoon, Il.; bu: Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; fa: Linus Updegraff; mo: Martha E. Knollenberg. Resident of the Odd Fellow Home, Mattoon, Il. Survived by two brothers: John R. of El Paso, Tex.; and Linus A. of Gainesville, Ga.; a sister: Wilhelmina Wester of Houston, Tex. Preceded by two brothers.

UPDIKE, Arthur "Doc"; b: 17Jun1910, Newmansville, Il.; d: 6Feb1987, Springfield, Il.; bu: Ashland, Il.; m: Virginia Edwards on 4Apr1931 in Jacksonville, Il.; fa: John Updike; mo: Fannie Chilton. Resident of Virginia, Il. Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Raymond (Barbara) Morris of Virginia; one son: James Arthur Updike of Billings, Mo.; nine grand, six g-grand and two step-g-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Mae Arthalony of Chandlerville. Preceded by one daughter: Clara Marie in 1946; five brothers; and one sister.

UPDIKE, Elizabeth Mae (Crane); b: 5Nov1897, Edmonton, Ky.; d: 22Jun1979, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; m: Jessie Updike on 20Sep1922 in Virginia, Il.; fa: John A. Crane; mo: Alice England. Survived by her husband; a daughter: Lillian Trudewind of Jacksonville; a granddaughter: Lisa Neff of Jacksonville; a brother: Frank Crane of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Mrs. Emma Cardwell of Louisville, Ky., and Mrs. Ava Trowbridge of Breese. Preceded by a son; two brothers; and two sisters.

UPP, Clara M. (Doolin); b: 17Mar1904, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 14Sep1986, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; m: 1) Gerald S. Gilliland on 24Oct1934 in Jacksonville, Il.; and 2) Franklin J. Upp on 19Jan1974 in Jacksonville, Il.; fa: William Doolin; mo: Anna Burkery. Survived by her husband; several nieces and nephews. Preceded by her first husband on 10Oct1966; three brothers: Dan, Bill and Leo; and one sister: Molly Kraus.

UPP, Franklin J.; b: 22Feb1904, Jacksonville, Il.; d: 9Jan1987, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville Il.; m: Clara M. Doolin Gilliland on 19Jan1974 in Jacksonville; fa: Franklin Upp; mo: Clara Jensen. Wife preceded in death 14Sep1986. Resident of 928 Doolin; Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield, Il. WWII Army vet. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded by one sister: Clara R. Dunbar.

UPPINGHOUSE, Harry James; b: 2Jul1919, Barry, Il.; d: 5Apr1996, Quincy, Il.; bu: Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Il.; m: Frances Grammer on 15Jan1961 at Baylis, Il.; fa: Bert E. Uppinghouse; mo: Harriet A. Hoyt. Wife preceded in death 20Aug1984. Resident of Barry, Il. Survived by one sister-in-law: Florence Winans of Baylis. Preceded by one brother: Paul E.Uppinghouse.

UPTON, Donald H.; b: 4Apr1945, Louisville, Ky.; d: 30Jul1987, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Island Grove Cemetery; m: Margaret Losch in Nov, 1966 in Jacksonville, Il.; ;fa: Roy H. Upton; mo: Marie Dorsey. Vietnam Army vet. Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; his wife; three brothers: Reginald Upton and John Upton, both of Jacksonville, and Ronald Upton of Alabaster, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.

UPTON, Roy H.; b: 7Dec1911, Monticello, Ky.; d: 5Aug1987, Springfield, Il.; bu: Oakwood Cemetery, Greenfield, Il.; m: Maarie Dorsey on 27Apr1944 in Carrollton, Il.; fa: John D. Upton; mo: Lula Mae Eller. Resident of 333 N. East St., Jacksonville, Il. WWII Army vet. Survived by his wife; three sons: Reginald of Jacksonville, Ronald of Alabaster, Ala., and John Paul of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; three sisters: Alta Worley of Carrollton, Olive Hamilton of Tempe, Ariz., and Verla Oliver of Alvin, Tex.; three brothers: Ray of Las Vegas, Nev., and Ralph and Robert, both of Mesa, Ariz. Preceded by a son: Donald H. on 30Jul1987.

URBAN, Joseph; b: 8Feb1902, Munich, Germany; d: 12Aug1993, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Dorothy Ehrhardt on 24Jun1924 in Cairo, Il.; fa: Joseph A. Urban; mo: Anna Seidel. Survived by his wife; four sons: Ted of Lehigh, Fla., Bill of Falls of Rough, Ky., Bob of Bloomington and Jim of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.; four daughters: Joann Robertson of Rushville, Lillian Joering of Columbus, Ohio, Helen Pagano of West Frankfort and Mary Bradley of Taylor Ridge; 29 grand, 40 g-grand and three g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by one son: Carl; two grandchildren; and one sister.

URBANCE, Mildred M. Marsinko (Calravy); b: 12Nov1904, Dana, Il.; d: 10Oct1994, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: St. Anthony's Cemetery, Streator, Il.; m: 1) Francis Marsinko; and 2) John M. Urbance (date and place not stated for either marriage); fa: Edward Calravy; mo: Jennie Marshall. 1st husband die din 1944; 2nd died in 1976. Resident of the Barton Stone Home in Jacksonville, Il.; formerly of 816 S. Sterling, Streator, Il. Survived by one son: John E. Urbance of Jacksonville; and three grandchildren. Preceded by three brothers: Bert, Russell and Edmond Calravy; and two sisters: Hazel Jones and Jeanne Haas.

URHEIM, Mary Berniece (O'Hara); b: 3Aug1906, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; d: 26Oct1986, Jacksonville, Il.; bu: Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Il.; m: Bernard Urheim on 25Aug1934 in Minneapolis, Minn.; fa: Albert O'Hara; mo: Katherine Grisdale. Husband preceded in death 9Jul1980. Formerly of Minneapolis, San Francisco, LaGrange and Indianapolis. Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Donald (Gail) Fernandes of Jacksonville; one son: John of Lincolnshire; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one brother: F. J. O'Hara of San Diego, Calif. Preceded by an infant son; three brothers; and four sisters.

URSCH, Frances M. (King); b: 9May1916, Eldred, Il.; d: 26Dec1991, Eldred, Il.; bu: Memorial Garden Cemetery, Eldred, Il.; m: Melvin Ursch on 1Sep1946 in Alton, Il.; fa: Alf King; mo: Florence (surname not stated). Survived by her husband; one son: Brian Ursch of Springfield; three grandsons; and two sisters: Evelyn Eagleton of Nutwood and Opal Brannan of Eldred. Preceded by one brother: Joseph Logan.

URSCH, Melvin F.; b: 6Sep1916 (place not stated); d: 25Jan1994, Springfield, Il.; bu: Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Eldred, Il.; m: Frances M. King on 1Sep1946 in Alton, Il.; fa: Franklin Ursch; mo: Elizabeth L. Elsen. Wife preceded in death 26Dec1991. WWII Army vet. Survived by one son: Brian Ursch of Springfield; three grandsons; and one sister: Dorothy Lehne of Alton. Preceded by a brother: Bernard Ursch.

URVEN, Ollie (Sutton); b: 7May1896, Perry, Il.; d: 16Aug1990, Rushville Il.; bu: McCord Cemetery, Perry, Il.; m: William Henry Urven on 25Sep1914 in Perry, Il.; fa: Thomas W. Sutton; mo: Lydia Robb. Husband preceded in death 28Aug1952. Resident of Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Sterling; formerly of Perry. Survived by four daughters: Ethel Sneeden and Ruby Chaplin, both of Perry, June Baughman of Pittsfield and Nola Main of Griggsville; 11 grand, 20 g-grand and two g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons: one in infancy and Clyde W. Urven; two grandchildren; two brothers: Maro Sutton and Irven Sutton; and five sisters: Daisy Sutton, Alice Keeps, Edith Lackschide, Eva Sutton and Lori Sutton.

USSERY, Phillip L.; b: (not stated); d: 27Jan1990, Coon Rapids, Minn.; bu: Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids, Minn.; m: Sharon (surname not stated); fa: Lee Ussery; mo: Margaret (surname not stated). A former resident of Jacksonville; was 45 years of age at death. Survived by his wife; a son: Michael; and a daughter: Heather, both at home; and his parents of Ottumwa, Ia.

UTSLER, Celbra L. (Piercy); b: 23Jul1911, Jefferson Co., Il.; d: 8Nov1993, Springfield, Il.; bu: Marrowbone Cemetery, Bethany, Il.; m: Delbert Utsler on 26Aug1936 in Indiana; fa: Nathan Piercy; mo: Dolly Cook. Husband preceded in death. Resident of Bethany, Il. Survived by four sons: Dale E. Utsler of Decatur, Melvin Utsler of Bethany, Dean Utsler of Shelbyville and Jerry Utsler of Franklin; a daughter: Linda Hunter of Greensboro, N.C.; a brother: Roy Piercy of Mt. Vernon; two sisters: Helen Robinette of Centralia and Millie Runnels of Mattoon; 23 grand, 31 g-grand and 3 g-g-grandchildren. Preceded by a son: two daughters; one brother; two sisters; four grand and two g-grandchildren.

UTT, Marie K. "Dutch" (Broeker); b: 25Sep1896, Nevada, Mo.; d: 24Feb1983, White Hall, Il.; bu: Fernwood Cemetery, Roodhouse, Il.; m: Charles W. Utt on 4Jul1923 in Kansas City, Mo.; fa: Rhyme Broeker; mo: Lottie Jentry. Husband preceded in death in December, 1968. A former resident of Roodhouse, Il. There were no children. Survivors include two brothers: Frank Newman of Savanna, and Ben Newman of Alhambra; and a sister: Mrs. Roy (Gladys) Williams of Shawnee, Kans.

UTTER, Daisy (Stewart); b: 21Apr1897, Fulton Co., Il.; d: 6Sep1987, Dixon, Il.; buk: Rushville, Il.; m: (not stated); fa: William Stewart; mo: Amy Mercer. Resident of Dixon, Il.; formerly of Rushville, Il. Survived by a son: William Utter of Dixon; a step-son: Wilson Stewart of San Antonio, Tex.; three grand and five g-grandchildren. Preceded by a brother and a sister.

UTTER, Ethel L. (Buescher); b: 3Nov1902, Beardstown, Il.; d: 8Jun1987, Rushville, Il.; bu: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Beardstown, Il.; m: Roy A. Utter (date and place not stated); fa: William Buescher; mo: Magdalene Lovekamp. Husband prceded in death 23Oct1963. Resident of Beardstown, Il. Survived by two daughters: Dolores Wankel of Hillsboro and Patricia Harris of Beardstown; two sons: Don Utter of Beardstown and John Utter of Salinas, Kans.; 10 grand and 13 g-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

UTTER, George W.; b: 2Mar1891, Frederick, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 31May1985, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Stella Orr on 9Feb1916 in Rushville, Il.; fa: Frank Utter; mo: Clara Bradman. Wife preceded in death 2Nov1972. Survived by one son: Frank Utter of Browning; one daughter: Mrs. Beulah Ogden of Rushville; four grand and seven g-grandchildren. Preceded by two sons: Arthur and Harlan; one infant daughter: Margaret Louise; five brothers; and two sisters.

UTTER, Harlan L.; b: 15Aug1920, near Frederick, Il.; d: 9May1983, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Mary Dean on 23Mar1946 in Petersburg, Il.; fa: George Utter; mo: Stella Orr. Resident of Rushville, Il. WWII vet. Survived by his wife; his father of Rushville; one son: Ronald of Rushville; one daughter: Mrs. Ray (Joyce) Mehra of Laurel, Miss.; one brother: Frank Utter of Browning; and one sister: Mrs. Clinton (Beulah) Ogden of Rushville. Preceded by his mother; an infant son; and one brother.

UTTER, Henrietta M. (Tucker); b: 1Mar1931, Rushville, Il.; d: 21Apr1993, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: John David Utter, Sr. on 4Dec1940 in Rushville, Il.; fa: George H. Tucker; mo: Myrtle Gillenwater. Resident of Rushville. Survived by her husband; two sons: James D. Utter of Beardstown and John David Utter, Jr. of Rushville; three daughters: Mrs. Dean (Melissa) Carter of Beardstown, Mrs. Steven (Marsha) Geiman of Manito and Mrs. Frank (Lisa) Muellersman of Rushville; 14 grand and two g-grandchildren; two brothers: James Tucker of Branson, Mo. and Lee Tucker of East Peoria; and two sisters: Faye Reynolds of Branson, Mo. and Dorothy Bluhm of Paradise, Calif. Preceded by two brothers: Gene Kelley and Donald Tucker; and two sisters: Olive Walton and Eleanor Knous.

UTTER, Kaleb Dean; b: 11Jan1995, Peoria, Il.; d: 11Jan1995, Peoria, Il.; bu: Sheldons Grove Cemetery, near Sheldons Grove, Il.; fa: Kevin Utter; mo: Kelly (surname not stated). Survived by his parents of Browning; maternal grandparents: James and Barbara Crenshaw of Bader; paternal grandparents: James and Sandra Utter of Beardstown; maternal great-grandparents: Verona Crenshaw of Bader and Raymond and Martha Burnett of Princeville; and paternal great-grandparents: John Utter of Rushville and Kenneth and Norah Schramm of Rushville.

UTTER, Laura S. (Harper); b: 26Oct1897, Harvard, Il.; d: 30May1982, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Ernest G. Utter on 9Feb1924 in Chicago, Il.; fa: Alexander Harper; mo: Nettie Smith. Husband preceded n death 10Feb1970. Survived by two sons: Ernest H. Utter of Rushville and Robert Utter of Mt. Sterling; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Preceded by two brothers.

UTTER, Margery Lee (Dean); b: 18Apr1917, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., Il.; d: 24Nov1989, Rushville, Il.; bu: Rushville, Il.; m: Arthur Utter on 14Jun1944 in Rushville, Il.; fa: W. Henry Dean; mo: Geneva A. Maroe. Husband preceded in death 8Aug1972. Resident of Beardstown, Il. Survived by two sisters: Mary Utter of Ruhsville and Helen Prather of Waverly; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by two brothers: Gerald and John.

UTTERBACK, Mary Grace (Bice); b: 15Aug1931, Springfield, Il.; d: 13Aug1993, Alton, Il.; bu: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Il.; m: Paul E. Utterback on 6Apr1958 in Springfield, Il.; fa: Earl R. Bice; mo: Grace Herndon. Resident of Alton; formerly of Jacksonville, Il. Survived by her husband; one daughter: Sarah Utterback of St. Louis; two sons: Mark Utterback of St. Louis and Dr. David Utterback of Gainesville, Fla.; and one sister: Mrs. Beverly Beebe of Rockford.

UTTERS, Earl Wayne; b: 30Nov1931, Timewell, Il.; d: 15Apr1983, Mt. Sterling, Il.; bu: Mounds Cemetery, near Timewell, Il.; m: Verna Hulett on 5Oct1964 (place not stated); fa: John Utters; mo: Reva Click. Survived by his wife; three children: Ginger of Liberty, Penny of Quincy and Verne of Quincy; three step-children: Frankie William Hulett, Cathy Jo Harvey and Russell Edward Hulett, all of Quincy; one brother: Wendell Utters of Quincy; and three step-grandchildren.

UTTERS, Wendell; b: 1May1929, Brown Co., Il.; d: 10Jun1983, Quincy, Il.; bu: Mounds Cemetery, near Timewell, Il.; fa: John Utters; mo: Reva Click. Survived by two nieces: Ginger Utters of Liberty and Penny Utters of Quincy; and one nephew: Vern Utters of Quincy.

VAHLE, John A.; b. 27 Mar 1928, East St. Louis, IL; d. 13 Oct 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.; Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Peggy Joanne Foster on 8 Oct 1949 in East St. Louis, IL, she died 7 Apr 1986; (2) Bonnie Langley Kerr on 23 Dec 1988 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Anthony Vahle; Mo.: Margaret Goff; Survived by his wife; five sons: John Vahle of Maryland Heights, MO, Tim Vahle of Richmond, TX, Tom Vahle of Katy, TX, Shaun Kerr of Loring Air Force Base, ME and Ryan Kerr, at home; three daughters: Susan Gregory of Winchester, Kathy Osborne of Tuscola and Judi Daniels of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren; one brother: Tom Vahle of Belleville; and one sister: Thelma Currat of Belleville; Preceded by one sister: Margaret Abell.

VAHLE, Peggy Joanne (Foster); b. 1 Oct 1930, East St. Louis, IL; d. 7 Apr 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. John A. Vahle on 8 Oct 1949 in East St. Louis, IL; Fa.: Charles Foster; Mo.: Margaret Herget; Survived by her husband; her mother; three sons: John Vahle Jr. of St. Louis, MO, Tim Vahle of Houston, TX and Tom Vahle of Houston, TX; three daughters: Mrs. Jerry (Susan) Gregory of Winchester, Mrs. Stewart (Kathy) Erixon of Jacksonville and Judi Hopper of Jacksonville; two brothers: C. Tom Foster of St. Louis and James P. Foster of Modesto, CA; and 10 grandchildren.

VAIL, Alma Lee (Batson); b. 30 Jan 1922, Monte Vista, CO; d. 22 Jun 1995, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Bethel Cem., Griggsville, IL; resident of Griggsville; M. Arthur Vail on 25 Jun 1940 in Monte Vista, CO; Fa.: John Henry Batson; Mo.: Rosa Bell Swofford; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Cathy S. Brophy of Terre Haute, IN; one son: Gregory K. Vail of Bloomington; four grandchildren; one sister: Dorothy Cornelius of Farmington, NM; two brothers: John Perry Batson of Ft. Collins, CO and Willis James Batson of Santa Monica, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

VAIL, Callie E. (McLemore); b. 19 Jun 1891, Philadelphia, IL; d. 19 Sep 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. O. R. Vail on 25 Oct 1923 in Belleville, IL, he died 6 Jan 1952; Fa.: John mcLemore; Mo.: Effie Johnson; Survived by one granddaughter: Sandy Burley of Decatur, GA; one grandson: Robert Chilton of McAllen, TX; one son-in-law: Herschel Chilton of Beardstown; two great-grandchildren; one niece: Mrs. Vernon (Eileen) Moore of Rushville; and other nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Betty Chilton; one infant son and her parents.

VAIL, Ruth (Price); b. 3 Jul 1915, White Hall, IL; d. 17 Dec 1991, Michigan City, IN; Bu.; Michigan City, IN; M. Robert L. Vail (date & place not given), he died in May, 1990; Fa.: Ernest Price; Mo.: Lucy (maiden not given); Survived by a daughter: Mrs. John (Susan) Casey of Chicago; a son: Thomas Vail of Atlanta, GA; two sisters: Mrs. Helen M. Savage of Jacksonville and Mrs. Irene Campbell of Brooksville, FL; and several cousins.

VAILLANCOURT, George; b. 26 Feb 1903, Fall River, MA; d. 31 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Germaine Vanasse on 11 Jun 1935 in Fall River, MA; Fa.: George Vaillancourt; Mo.: Altheda Samson; Survived by two children: Mrs. Paul (Jeanne) Watkins of Jacksonville and Richard G. of Scottsdale, AZ; six brothers: Roger, Edmond and Emile, all of Fall River, MS, Romeo of East Hartford, CT, Albert of Leesburg, FL and Armand of New Brunswick, NJ; four sisters: Lina Lajoie, Alice LaJoie and Aldea Bedard, all of Fall River, MS and Annette Reidy of East Hartford, CT; and five grandchildren.

VALE, Marguerite E. (Feld); b. 2 Jul 1913, Brown Co., IL; d. 27 Nov 1985, Brimfield, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem.; resident of Brimfield; M. Francis L. Vale on 24 Mar 1939 in Davenport, IA, he died 27 Jan 1974; Fa.: William Feld; Mo.: Mabel Woods; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Elizabeth McRae of Brimfield; one granddaughter; four brothers: Raymond Feld of Colchester, Charles Feld of La Jolla, CA and Bernard Feld of Quincy; and three sisters: Miss Nina Feld of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Sam (Marilyn) Simon of Assumption and Mrs. Bernice Cross of Quincy; Preceded in death by two sisters.

VALENTINE, Della J.; b. (not given), she was 76 years of age at death; d. 9 Oct 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Palm Cem., west of Rushville, IL; M. (not given); Parents: (not given); No survivors listed.

VALENTINE, Glenn R.; b. 27 Nov 1905, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 20 Mar 1978, Rushville, IL; bu.: Palm Cem., west of Rushville, IL; M. Della Rippy on 16 Jun 1929 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Herbert E. Valentine; Mo.: Ada Maude Rittenhouse; Survived by his wife; his father; a daughter: Mrs. Mary Lou Malcomson of Rushville; a son: Glenn Joe Valentine of Springfield; six grand and four great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Olive Goodwin of Rushville; and a brother: Lucius Valentine of Creve Couer; Preceded by his mother, a sister and a brother.

VALENTINE, Hazel G. (Wristen); b. 30 May 1912, Rushville, IL; d. 16 Aug 1982, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Edwin Valentine on 7 Dec 1930 in Davenport, IA, he died 16 Sep 1973; Fa.: Lee Wristen; Mo.: Macy Lancaster; Survivors include one sister: Mrs. Lela Greene of Rushville; and one niece.

VALENTINE, Herbert E.; b. 11 Nov 1883, Woodstock, IL; d. 28 Nov 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Palm Cem., near Rushville, IL; M. Ada M. Rittenhouse on 20 Aug 1902 in Pleasant Plains, IL, she died 6 Apr 1947; Fa.: Sylvester F. Valentine; Mo.: Sarah Shupe; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Jesse (Olive) Goodwin of Rushville; and a son: Lucius H. Valentine of Creve Coeur; 12 grand, 34 great-grand and six great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: one daughter; two brothers; and one sister.

VALENTINE, Ruth Elizabeth (Meneley) Haven; b. 10 Aug 1895, Greenfield, IL; d. 22 Jan 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (Body donated to medical science); resident of Greenfield, IL; M. (1) Robert Haven (date & place not given), he died 30 Oct 1916; (2) Joe Valentine (date & place not given), he died 12 Jul 1972; Fa.: Newton Meneley; Mo.: Mary Miller; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. James (Mary) Doward of Michigan Town, IN, Mrs. Carl (Mildred) Davis of Alton and Mrs. Donald (Ann) Plemitscher of Jacksonville; 12 grand and 6 great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Henry of Greenfield and Charles of Jerseyville; Preceded by a brother: Virgil; and a daughter: Roberta Wade.

VALLENTINE, Versa (Smith); b. 5 May 1888, Kirksville, MO; d. 21 Jun 1981, Carrollton, IL; Bu.; Kane Cem; M. Rupert J. Vallentine in 1917 at Kirksville, IL, he died in 1969; Fa.: George Smith; Mo.: Julia (maiden not given); Survivors include three daughters: Mrs. Joseph (Joan) Powell of Greenfield, Mrs. William (Jane) Stendeback of New Orleans, LA, and Mrs. Roy (Joy) Bedell of Ellsworth; 10 grand and six great-grandchidlren; Preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

VALSTAD, Martin; b. 3 Aug 1911, Skatval, Norway; d. 5 Aug 1988, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Agnes A. Arnold on 12 Nov 1940 in WI; Fa.: Gunder Valstad; Mo.: Signe Dullum; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Rosemary Dawdy of Springfield and Patricia Ann Crane of Victoria, TX; two sons: Harold fo Fieldon and Richard of Carrollton; nine grandchildren; three sisters: Petra Kulseth, Margrit Rosand and Gudrum Lillevick, all of Norway; five brothers: Magne, Bjerne, Ivar and Einer, all of Norway, and Erne of Stoughton, WI; Preceded by one brother.

VALSTAD, Timothy Martin; b. 19 Feb 1968, Casper, WY; d. 3 Jul 1990, Fieldon, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Fieldon; Fa.: Harold Valstad; Mo.: Mary Haass; Survived by his parents: Harold of Fieldon and Mary of Casper, WY; two brothers: Kris Valstad and Judson Valstad, both at home in Fieldon; his paternal grandmother: Agens Valstad of Carrollton; his maternal grandparents: John and Charlotte Haass of Casper, WY; and several aunts and uncles.

VANA, Margaret Ann (Eagle); b. 29 Dec 1919, Springfield, MO; d. 3 Jul 1996, Springfield, MO; Bu.: Ashland, IL; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Richard William Vana in 1941 in Kansas City, MO, he preceded in death; Fa.: James Nevin Eagle; Mo.: Elizabeth Heinzman; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Helmut (Barbara) Luchs of Aurora and Mrs. James (Christine) Birdsell of Ashland; eight grandchildren; and two brothers: James Eagle of Shawnee Mission, KS and Jack Eagle of Gainesville, TX; Preceded by one son: William Vana; one daughter: Jody Vana; two sisters: Raynetta and Betty; and one grandson.

VANA, Richard W.; b. 2 Jun 1916, Omaha, NE; d. 20 Mar 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Chapel Hill Memorial Garden, Kansas City, MO; WWII Army Air Corps. Veteran; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Margaret Eagle in 1941 in Kansas City, MO; Fa.: George J. Vana; Mo.: Josephine Mathaus; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Helmut (Barbara) Luchs of Aurora and Mrs. James (Christine) Birdsell Sr. of Virginia; one son: William Richard Vana of League City, TX; eight grandchildren; two brothers: Charles J. and George J. Vana, both of Omaha, NE; one sister: Joan McManus of Omaha, NE; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Josephine Vana in 1966.

VANA, William Richard; b. 4 Nov 1946, Omaha, NE; d. 16 Dec 1994, Kenner, LA; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; Navy Veteran; resident of League City, TX; M. Linda Hudson on 29 Nov 1980 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Richard W. Vana; Mo.: Margaret Eagle; Survived by his wife; his mother of Springfield; three daughters: Lindsay and Emily Vana of League City, TX and Jeanine Vana of Elgin; one son: Eric Vana of Elgin; two sisters: Barbara Luchs of Aurora and Christine Birdsell of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father; and one sister: Josephine Vana.

VANAUSDALL, Geneva (Varble); b. 13 Oct 1892; d. 6 Feb 1979, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Valhalla Cem.; resident of Carrollton; M. Elbert Vanausdall (date & place not given), he died 10 May 1959; Fa.: William A. Varble; Mo.: Mary A. Burns; Survived by three sons: Harold, Herschel and Carroll Geiberson of Carrollton; and a sister: Mrs. Mamie Davidson of Carrollton; Preceded by two sisters and eight brothers.

VANAUSDALL, Harriet (Foreman); b. 19 Sep 1913, Pittsfield, IL; d. 11 May 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. (not stated); Fa.: Henry Arthur Foreman; Mo.: Sarah Davis; Survived by a brother: Davis Foreman of Elgin.

VANBEBBER, Cecil R.; b. 17 Oct 1900; d. 14 May 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Land Cem., south of Scottville, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of Roodhouse; Fa.: John VanBebber; Mo.: Laura Roberts; Survived by several cousins.

VANBEBBER, Donald N. "Don"; b. 5 Mar 1935, near Scottville, IL; d. 17 Sep 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; Veteran; resident of Scottville, IL; M. Judy Fanning on 5 Aug 1961; Fa.: Lelan VanBebber; Mo.: Ethel Spencer; Survived by his wife; one son: Donald Neil of Carbondale; two daughters: Lisa of Macomb and Tara, at home; five brothers: James of Scottville, William of Lutz, FL, Leland of Palmyra, Clyde of San Diego, CA and Gilbert of Houston, TX; two sisters: Ruth Woolfolk of Springfield and Frances VanBebber of Bensenville; and several nieces and nephews.

VANBEBBER, Ernest; b. 3 Aug 1891; d. 12 Jan 1979, Alton, IL; Bu.: Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; resident of Macoupin Co., IL; M. Myrle Nighbert (date & place not given); Fa.: James Henry VanBebber; Mo.: Martha Jane Hicks; Survived by his wife; and one son: Dean of East Alton.

VANBEBBER, Frances (Mayberry); b. 14 Nov 1898, Athensville, IL; d. 6 Aug 1983, White Hall, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; resident of Greenfield, IL; M. Tobe E. VanBebber on 18 Jan 1920, he died 24 Feb 1971; Fa.: Frank Mayberry; Mo.: Viola Patterson; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Margaret Hopkins of Roodhouse; a grandson; two great-grandchidlren; and two sisters: Margaret Hopper of IA and Neita Prather of Winter Haven, FL.

VANBEBBER, James David "Nip"; b. 3 Jan 1921, Scottville, IL; d. 30 Nov 1995, Scottville, IL; Bu.; Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Mary Blanche Tongate on 25 Mar 1950, she died 1 Jan 1983; Fa.: Leland C. VanBebber; Mo.: Lena Ethel Spencer; Survived by one son: Jimmie Lee VanBebber of Loami; two daughters: Brandy May Robold of Fallbrook, CA and Linda Kay Roggenkamp of Moorpark, CA; three brothers: Clyde VanBebber of Los Angeles, CA, Gilbert VanBebber of TX and William VanBebber of Lutz, FL; two sisters: Ruth Woolfolk of Springfield and Frances VanBebber of Chicago; nine grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

VANBEBBER, Leland "Bud"; b. 17 Dec 1928, Scottville, IL; d. 9 Oct 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; resident of rural Palmyra, IL; M. Marceleen Elliott on 19 Sep 1953; Fa.: Leland VanBebber; Mo.: Lena Spencer; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Kevyn VanBebber of Beason and Kathy Barker of Scottville; three sons: Michael, L. Kemp and Mark, all of Scottville; five grandchidlren; two sisters: Frances VanBebber of Chicago and Ruth Woolfolk of Springfield; and four brothers: James of Scottville, William of Lutz, FL, Clyde of San Diego, CA and Gilbert of Orlando, FL; Preceded by a sister: Mildred Klinger; and a brother: Donald.

VANBEBBER, Mary Blanche (Tongate); b. 24 Mar 1925, Palmyra, IL; d. 1 Jan 1983, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; resident of Scottville; M. James D. VanBebber on 25 Mar 1950; Fa.: Coy Lee Tongate; Mo.: Agnes Ardella Buck; Surviving are her husband; a son: Jim of Loami; two daughters: Linda and Brandy of Moorpark, CA; three grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Alice Jesse of Murphysboro; and a brother: Irving Tongate of Palmyra; Preceded in death by two sons: Thomas and Timothy and two brothers.

VANBEBBER, Myrle (Nighbert); b. Mar 1892, Scottville, IL; d. 26 Nov 1981, Wood River, IL; Bu.: Scottville West Cem., Scottville, IL; former resident of Scottville, IL; M. Ernest VanBebber (date & place not given), he died in 1979; Fa.: S. W. Nighbert; Mo.: Katherine Seymour; Survived by a son: Dean VanBebber of Alton; two nephews and a niece.

VANBEBBER, Verner; b. 3 Jan 1899, Scottville, IL; d. 27 Mar 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of the Murrayville area; M. Lois Spencer on 20 Oct 1926; Fa.: Algy VanBebber; Mo.: Della Stultz; Survived by his wife; a son: Lawrence of rural Murrayville; three sisters: Mrs. Allen (June) McKean and Mrs. Elbert (Lucille) Conlee, both of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Joe (Eunice) Landreth of Alton; three grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by two children who died in infancy; two brothers; and a sister.

VANBEBBER, William H.; b. (not given); d. 12 Sep 1996, Lutz, FL; bu.: Lutz, FL; resident of Lutz, FL for 40 years; formerly of Scottville, IL; M. Joan (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; three sons: William H. III (wife, Patty) of Tampa, FL, Greg E. (wife, Carol) and R. Wynn (wife, Cheryl), all of Lutz; one daughter: Pamela C. (husband, Ralph) Thomas of Bethesda, MD; eight grandchidlren; two brothers: Clyde W. of Porterville, CA and Gilbert C. of Houston, TX; two sisters: Ruth Woolfolk of Springfield and Frances VanBebber of Bensenville; and double cousins; Preceded by one sister: Mildred; and three brothers: Donald, James and Leland.

VANBLARACOM, C. Edmund "Ed"; b. 1 Jan 1910, Valley City, IL; d. 13 Oct 1996, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Pittsfield; M. (1) Ruth L. Ruble on 4 Aug 1928 in Hannibal, MO, she died 22 Jul 1987; (20 Marie Chiatello on 6 Mar 1988; Fa.: Peter VanBlaracom; Mo.: Linda Higdon; Survived by his wife; a son: Ronald of Findlay; two grand, four great-grandchidlren; six step-children: Donald Clauson of Ft. Wayne, IN, Robert Clauson of Kingstonmines, Krista Shaw of Pekin, Rhonda Wilcox of Bryant, Joe Chiatello of Pittsfield; 15 step-grand and several step-great-grandchidlren; Preceded by a brother: James.

VANBLARACOM, Ruth L. (Ruble); b. 21 Jun 1908, near Time, IL; d. 22 Jul 1987, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. Ed VanBlaracom on 4 Aug 1928 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Clarence Ruble; Mo.: Estella Wroghten; Survived by her husband; a son: Ronald of Decatur; two granddaughters: Rhonda Burmingham of Argenta and Robin Burgner of Jacksonville; four great-grandchildren; and one niece: Mrs. Donna Triplett of Pittsfield; Preceded by a sister: Wilma.

VANBUSKIRK, Gladys C. (Hill) Grubaugh; b. 6 Jul 1905, Osceola, IL; d. 20 Jul 1984, Lexington, KY; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; resident of Compton, IL; formerly of Griggsville, IL; M. (1) Ernest Grubaugh (date & place not given), he died 9 Jul 1936; (2) William VanBuskirk on 1 Feb 1942 in Aurora, IL, he died 14 Sep 1970; Fa.: Ambrose Hill; Mo.: Nellie Aldrich; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. William (Lucile) Lokey of Compton, Mrs. Leland (Ida) Von Ach, of Akron, OH, and Mrs. Michael (Gladys) Trout of E. Moline, IL; several grand and great-grandchidlren; three brothers: Arlo Hill of Madison, WI, Lester Hill and Wayne Edwards, both of Aurora, IL; four step-daughters: Mrs. Hattie Hull of Chambersburg, Mrs. Sophia Grieves of CO, Mrs. Della Lothridge of Pittsfield and Mrs. Margaret Smith of AZ; and one stepson: William VanBuskirk of Aurora, IL.

VANCE, Fredda Marie (Lamma); b. 18 Jun 1902, Fulton, MO; d. 29 Jun 1977, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Glen A. Vance on 28 Apr 1923 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died in Apr. 1974; Fa.: Grant Lamma; Mo.: Grace Edna Owens; Survived by these children: Dick of Hannibal, MO, Mrs. Merle (Rose) Brooks of Quincy, Mrs. Gilbert (Inez) McNeff and Mrs. Alvin (Betty Lou) Perry Jr., both of Timewell, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Perry of Galesburg and Mrs. Fred (Phyllis) Elbus of Mt. Sterling; three children raised in the Vance home: Bobby Lamma of Auburn, Billy Lamma of Quincy and Isabel McClelland of Auburn; 26 grand, 13 step-grand and 10 great-grandchidlren; a brother: Grant Lamma of Warsaw; and three sisters: Pansy Bower of Mt. Sterling, Imogene Kindhart of Quincy and Elizabeth Desong of West Point; Preceded by a son; three brothers and a grandchild.

VANCE, Golda F. (Miller); b. 27 Nov 1904, Girard, IL; d. 21 Feb 1992, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Carlinville; M. Vernon Vance on 24 Aug 1929 in Carlinville, IL, he died 7 May 1986; Fa.: Solomon Miller; Mo.: Mary Meyers; Survived by three sons: Gerald Vance of Girard, Loren Vance of Farmersville and Eldon Vance of Virden; 11 grand and 17 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Lucille Vance of Palmyra; Preceded by one brother, one sister and one granddaughter.

VANCE, K. Ralph; b. 23 Jan 1906, near Palmyra, IL; d. 14 Feb 1986, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Palmyra; M. Lucille Miller on 24 Aug 1929 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Kirwan Vance; Mi.: Emma Clevenger; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Phyllis Kramer of Palmyra and Thelma Smith of Springfield; four sons: Donald of Shelbyville, Norman of Palmyra, Coy of Santa Maria, CA and Kenneth of Springfield; 17 grand and 11 great-grandchidlren; five sisters: Vera Walk, Faye Thompson and Lucille Lemarr, all of Palmyra, Frances Jennings of Virden and Cleta Lemarr of Hettick; two brothers: Vernon of Carlinville and Carl of Hettick; Preceded by one brother and one grandchild.

VANCE, Mildred (Beebe); b. 7 Oct 1904, Brown Co., IL; d. 12 Jul 1986, Morton, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem.; resident of Pekin, IL; M. Leonidas "Curley" Vance on 5 Nov 1921 in Ft. Madison, IA, he died 5 Mar 1973; Fa.: Harry Beebe; Mo.: Maude Grafton; Survived by three sons: Leonard Vance of Goose Creek, SC, Leo Vance of Marquette Heights and Jerome Vance of Anchorage, AK; five daughters: Etta Leverton of East Peoria, Vera Ward of Wayland, MI, Mary Malnic of Fairfax, VA, Betty Schmidt of Anchorage, AK and Sandra Buskirk of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: Fern James and Dorothy Toney, both of Oquawka; 23 grand and 22 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

VANCE, Rose E. (Fisher); b. 3 Aug 1891, Bluff City, IL; d. 7 Apr 1977, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Fred B. Vance on 9 Apr 1910 in Bluff City, IL, he died 4 Dec 1972; Fa.: George Fisher; Mo.: Jane Curless; Survived by two daughters: Miss Vena Vance of Beardstown and Mrs. Clarence (Ida) Skiles of Gilson, IL; and a son: Homer Vance of Beardstown; 7 grand and 14 great-grandchidlren; following brothers & sisters: Loren Fisher of Macomb, Riley Fisher, Mrs. Tom (Mattie) Fouts, Mrs. Don (Ocie) Hughes and Mrs. Matthew (Lucille) Jankovitz, all of Beardstown, Mrs. Raymond (Melissa) Leonard of Jacksonville and Mrs. Ira (Daisy) Randall of Peoria; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son and four brothers.

VANCE, Vernon; b. 20 Jul 1908, near Palmyra, IL; d. 7 May 1986, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Carlinville, IL; M. Golda Miller on 24 Aug 1929 in Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Kirwan Vance; Mo.: Emma Clevenger; Survived by his wife; three sons: Gerald of Girard, Loren of Farmersville and Eldon of Virden; 11 grand and eight great-grandchildren; five sisters: Vera Walk, Faye Thompson and Lucille Lemarr, all of Palmyra, Frances Jennings of Virden and Cleta Lemarr of Hettick; and one brother: Carl of Hettick.

VANCIL, Agnes G. (Phillips); b. 18 Dec 1902, Oakland Twp., Schuyler Co., IL; d. 26 Apr 1988, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Eber Vancil in Apr. 1924 in Schuyler Co., IL, he died 30 Mar 1965; Fa.: Samuel W. Phillips; Mo.: Katherine Montooth; Survived by two sons: Ivan L. of Macomb and Maurice of Easton; a daughter: Mrs. James (Doris) Helmreich of Mt. Sterling; eight grand, four step grand, nine great-grand and two step great-grandchildren; three brothers: George and Willard, both of Rushville and Harvey of Heshman; three sisters: Mrs. Bertha Rebman, Mrs. Nina Walker and Mrs. Russell (Catherine) Sargent, all of Rushville; Preceded by a son: Cecil; a daughter: Mary Lou; two brothers: Sammy and Walter; and a sister: Bernice Beghtol.

VANCIL, Angelyn Marie (Gebig); b. 24 Sep 1907, Arenzville, IL; d. 17 Jul 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Frank Vancil on 24 Jul 1927, he died in Feb. 1983; Fa.: Otto Gebig; Mo.: Ella Wessel; Surviving are two sons: Richard of Naperville and Dale of Beardstown; four granddaughters and one cousin: Marie Mose of Taylorville.

VANCIL, Ethel A. (Burnsides); b. 3 Aug 1893, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 10 Oct 1986, Rushville, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Robert H. Vancil in St. Louis, MO; he died 30 Jul 1978; Fa.: Thomas Burnsides; Mo.: Nancy Rittenhouse; Survived by one son: Leo of Rushville; one daughter: Virginia Wilson of Mt. Sterling; six grand, 17 great-grand and four great-great-grandchidlren; Preceded by one daughter; five brothers and three sisters.

VANCIL, Frank; b. 22 Jun 1903, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 5 Feb 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Angelyn Gebig on 24 Jul 1927 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Benjamin Franklin Vancil; Mo.: Roseanna Kelly; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Dick Vancil of Naperville and Dale Vancil of Beardstown; two brothers: Virgil Vancil of Rushville and George Vancil of Kewanee; a sister: Mrs. Jane Lawler of Arlington, TX; four granddaughters; several nieces and nephews.

VANCIL, Louise G. (Shepherd); b. 29 May 1903, El Paso, IL; d. 21 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Swan Lake Cem., Peoria, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Peoria, IL; M. Lionel E. Vancil on 22 Feb 1927, he died 9 Jul 1974; Fa.: Daniel T. Shepherd; Mo.: Mable R. Kyser; Survived by a brother: Donald Shepherd of Renton, WA; several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by a daughter: Carol Catherine Vancil.

VANCIL, Nancy L. "Lyda" (Briggs); b. 9 Mar 1889, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 3 Sep 1982, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Serrot Cem.; M. Grover Vancil on 8 Apr 1908, he died in 1962; Fa.: Elias Briggs; Mo.: Mary Rittenhouse; Surviving are one son: Vassar, of Astoria; one daughter: Mrs. Rosemary Wells of Bon Durant, WY; give grand and seven great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Stella Binnion of Normal.

VANCIL, Nellie E. (Bonser); b. 16 Jul 1886, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 13 Jan 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. James Vancil on 10 Oct 1910 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 26 Dec 1968; Fa.: Henry Bonser; Mo.: Sarah Quinn; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Lois Flaherty of Cherry; one grandchild; a twin brother: Roy Bonser of Rushville; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers and six sisters.

VANCIL, Norman Dale; b. 29 Nov 1924, Rushville, IL; d. 25 Sep 1992, Lakeside, CA; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Lakeside, CA; formerly of Rushville; M. (not stated); Fa.: Mark Vancil; Mo.: Mildred Dean; Survived by his mother of Claremont, CA; two sons: Dale Vancil of El Cajon, CA and Terry Vancil of Eugene, OR; one daughter: Joyce Gilcrease of San Diego, CA; two granddaughters; one brother: Gary Vancil of Upland, CA; and one sister: Oma Standard of Galesburg; Preceded by his father and one brother: Mark Vancil.

VANCIL, Robert H.; b. 12 Jul 1888, Bainbridge, IL; d. 30 Jul 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Ethel A. Burnside in St. Louis, MO; Fa.: Benjamin F. Vancil; Mo.: Rosannah Kelly; Survived by his wife; a son: Leo Vancil of Rushville; two daughters; Mrs. Virginia Wilson of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Rosamond Kirkpatrick of Canton; six grand, 17 great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers: Frank Vancil of Beardstown, Virgil Vancil of Joliet and George Vancil of Kewanee; and a sister: Mrs. Nancy Jane Lawler of Arlington, TX; Preceded by five brothers and a sister.

VANCIL, Vassar C.; b. 16 Jun 1914, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 1 Feb 1994, Havana, IL; bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Astoria, IL; M. Martha Greenlief on 14 Feb 1937 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Grover C. Vancil; Mo.: Lyda Briggs; Survived by his wife; one son: Alan Vancil of Spring Valley, CA; two granddaughters of Portland, OR; and one sister: Rosemary Wells of Bondurant, WY.

VANCIL, Virgil; b. 16 Feb 1908, Bainbridge, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 4 Nov 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Hardscraple Cem., east of Rushville, IL; M. Ollie Hall on 9 Mar 1946 in Chicago, IL; Fa.: Benjamin F. Vancil; Mo.: Rosannah Kelly; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Beverly Thomason of Romeoville and Mrs. Barbara Mueller of Deerfield; three grand and four great-grandchildren; a brother: George Vancil of Kewanee; and a sister: Mrs. Nancy Jane Lawler of Arlington, TX; Preceded by a son: William; seven brothers and a sister.

VANCIL, Zelma (Downs); b. 28 Oct 1896, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 26 Dec 1979, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Homer Vancil in 1917 at Rushville, IL, he died in 1969; Fa.: Oliver Downs; Mo.: Elizabeth Hatfield; Survived by a son: Wayne Vancil of Rushville; two grand and five great-grandchidlren; two brothers: Clifford and Marvin Downs, both of Rushville; Preceded by four brothers and four sisters.

VANCLEAVE, Eva Mae (Copley); b. 14 Aug 1911, Roodhouse, IL; d. 2 Feb 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pleasant Plains Cem., Pleasant Plains, IL; resident of Ashland, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Fred Copley; Mo.: Sadie Mellor; Survived by five sons: Dan of Pleasant Plains, Fred of New Berlin, David of Rockford, Raymond of Greenview and Lloyd of Milwaukee, WI; a daughter: Mrs. Kay Brownfield of Mason City; several grand and great-grandchildren; four sisters: Freda Walker, Marjorie Kesinger and Maxine Atkinson, all of Roodhouse, and Fern Kesinger of Jacksonville; and three brothers: Carl Copley of White Hall, Jim Copley of Roodhouse and Ross Copley of Jacksonville.

VANCLEAVE, Fern D. (Bates); b. 2 Aug 1889, Rushville, IL; d. 16 Dec 1982, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Orrin VanCleave on 2 Jan 1912 in Quincy, IL, he died 17 Sep 1938; Fa.: Henry Bates; Mo.: Dora Howe; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Gretchen Reich of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Jane Hamms of Springfield; a sister: Mrs. Pearl Pierce of Phoenix, AZ; three grand and five great-grandchidlren; Preceded by two sisters and a grandchild.

VANCLEAVE, Mildred (Lawler); b. 30 Jul 1893, Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 4 Feb 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Clarence VanCleave on 2 Mar 1915 in Rushville, IL, he died 9 Jun 1972; Fa.: Charles E. Lawler; Mo.: Lenora Kirkham; survived by one son: John of Clinton, IA; two daughters: Mrs. Lucille Day of Rushville and Mrs. Lenora Davis of Ladue, MO; eight grandchidlren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister: Mrs. Frances Justus of rural Rushville; Preceded by one daughter: Helen Conrad; one granddaughter; one brother; and two half-brothers.

VANDALIA, Kenneth; b. 6 Apr 1951, Carlinville, IL; d. 7 May 1982, Macoupin Creek, Jersey Co., IL; bu.: Borlin Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Medora, IL; Fa.: Edward Vandalia; Mo.: Dorothy Herring; Survived by his mother of Medora; a sister: Edna McLaughlin of medora; and a brother: Michael E. of Fremont, CA.

VANDAVEER, Melba Ann (Gray); b. 31 Dec 1902, Lancaster, KS; d. 21 Oct 1995, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall, IL; M. Glenn T. Vandaveer on 17 Jun 1962 in Spokane, WA; Fa.: John B. Gray; Mo.: Anna M. Mollenbrock; Survived by her husband; one stepson: Gaylord Vandveer of White Hall; one stepdaughter; Norma Dean Hubbard of Spokane, WA; six step grand, nine step great-grand; and three step great-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Genevieve Mary Auer of St. Louis, MO.

VANDAVEER, Mildred H. (Melvin); b. 23 Feb 1890, Greenfield, IL; d. 3 Oct 1987, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL: resident of Greenfield; M. John M. Vandaveer on 18 Oct 1909, he died in Nov. 1956; Fa.: Sylvester Melvin; Mo.: Addie Strickland; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Ross (Margeine) Cain of Tucson, AZ and Mrs. Fritz (Marceine) Lanham of Baytown, TX; three grand, three great-grand and five great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Marguerite Melvin of Jerseyville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents; two brothers: Leon and Maurice.

VANDENBOON, B. J.; b. 19 Apr 1983; d. 25 Apr 1989, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Quincy, IL; Fa.: David Vandenboon; Mo.: Carrie Northcutt; Survived by his parents of Ottumwa, IA; a brother: Jeffrey, at home; and three grandparents: Judy Northcutt of White Hall and Joan Vandenboon and Bernard Vandenboon, both of Quincy; an aunt: Donetta Northcutt; two uncles; Jeff and Jerry Northcutt; and two cousins: Kasie and Erica, all of White Hall; Preceded by a grandfather: Joe Northcutt.

VANDERGRIFF, Earl; b. 22 Jan 1910, Carrollton, IL; d. 2 Jul 1996, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton; M. Louise Doolin in 1932 at Carrollton, IL, she died in 1970; Fa.: Marshall Vandergriff; Mo.: Flora Ridings; Survived by one daughter: Dolores (husband, Herb) Varble Gerlach of Crete; four grand, seven great-grand and two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Gladys (husband, William) Crabtree of Roodhouse; Preceded by one son: James Vandergriff; one brother: Leroy Vandergriff; and two sisters: Annabelle and Almeda Goodman.

VANDERGRIFF, Leroy; b. 14 Jun 1913, Wrights, IL; d. 11 Jul 1992, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII Veteran; M. (1) Leona Walker (date & place not given), she died 19 Apr 1972; (2) Alice Ator on 23 Jun 1973 in Wood River, IL; Fa.: Marshall Vandergriff; Mo.: Flora Ridings; Survived by his wife; two stepsons: Carl Ator of Dyersburg, TN and Sherry Ator of Jacksonville; two sisters: Gladys Crabtree of Roodhouse and Aleda Goodman of Greenfield; one brother: Earl Bandergriff of Berdan and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Annabelle Goodman.

VANDERHORST, Amy (Kamberg); b 14 May 1897, Smith River, CA; d. 28 Apr 1983, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Dr. Arie Vanderhorst (date & place not given), he died 2 Jan 1970; Fa.: Emiel Kamberg; Mo.: Alice Cooley; Surviving are four sons: Daniel and Benjamin of Grand Rapids, MI, Philip of Wilmington, DE, and James Richard of Sequim, WA; four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Mary) Campen of Peoria, Mrs. Robert (Martha) Owen of Gasquet, CA, Ruth Vanderhorst of Billings, MT and Sarah Joy Vanderhorst of Woodson; 18 grand and 22 great-grandchidlren; a sister: Dorothy Hardy of Sacramento, CA; and two brothers: Edgar Kamberg of Martinez, CA and Alvin Kamberg of Eureka, CA.

VANDERHORST, Olive J. (McIlrath); b. (not given), Pinckneyville, IL, she was 63 years of age at death; d. 16 Oct 1984, Umatilla, OR; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. David A. Vanderhorst in 1946 at Woodson, IL, he died in 1975; Parents; (not given); Survived by two sisters and three brothers.

VANDERPOOL, Louise Lutheria (Lashmet); b. 22 Oct 1899, Manchester, IL; d. 10 Sep 1990, Indianapolis, IN; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of Indianapolis, IN; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Carl W. Vanderpool in 1918, he died in 1965; Fa.: Edwin Lashmet; Mo.: Augusta Heaton; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Jack (Vivian E.) Nealon of Indianapolis; three grand and eight great-grandchildren.

VANDERSAND, Petronilla W. (Zipprich); b. 20 Nov 1906, Calhoun Co., IL; d. 7 Jun 1988, Carrollton, IL; bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem.; M. William Vandersand on 22 Sep 1935; Fa.: Peter Zipprich; Mo.: Theresia Klunk; Survived by her husband; three daughters; Mrs. Charles (Mary Helen) Edwards of Whtie Hall, Mrs. William (Joan) Tuey of Godfrey and Barbara Ann Vandersand, at home; two sons: James of Buerlson, TX and Jerome of Collinsville; 11 grandchidlren; and a sister: Mrs. Eugenia Breden of Hardin; Preceded by a brother: Alfred.

VANDERSAND, William E.; b. 19 Sep 1903, Woodville, IL; d. 30 Aug 1994, Carrollton, IL; bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Petronilla W. Zipprich on 22 Sep 1935 in Carrollton, IL, she died 7 Jun 1988; Fa.: William F. Vandersand; Mo.: Lottie Gilliland; Survived by two sons: James of Burleson, TX and Jerome Vandersand of Collinsville; three daughters: Mary Helen Edwards of Whtie Hall, Joan Tuey of Godfrey and Barbara Vandersand of Carrollton; and 11 grandchildren; Preceded by his parents; and a sister: Lena Short.

VANDEVEN, Margaret H. (Thorson); b. 26 Sep 1893, Liverpool, England; d. 18 Jul 1990, Carrollton, IL; bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. George VanDeven on 2 Jan 1918 in Liverpool, England, he died 3 Jun 1970; Fa.: Peter Thorson; Mo.: Johanna Lacy; Survived by a daughter: Cecelia Grothe of St. Louis; a son: Louis VanDeven of Carrollton; 10 grandchidlren and several great and great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by three sons.

VANDEVENTER, Coral (Simpson); b. 1 Aug 1888, Brown Co., IL; d. 30 Jan 1978, Rushville, IL; bu.: Versailles Cem., Versailles, IL; M. Fred Vandeventer on 2 Aug 1905, he died in Oct. 1969; resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Edwin Simpson; Mo.: Rosa Perry; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Norlyn (Vera) Root of Mt. Sterling; a grandson: Horace L. Root of Champaign; and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by a sister: a brother; two step-sisters; one step-brother and a half-brother.

VANDEVENTER, Corrine (Baker); b. 8 Apr 1914, Brown Co., IL; d. 30 Apr 1979, Rushville, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Versailles, IL; M. Verlin A. Vandeventer on 28 Dec 1935 in Schuyler Co., IL; Fa.: Mark Baker; Mo.: Mamie Walker; Survived by her husband; two sons: Michael of Versailles and Mark of Colorado Springs, CO; a daughter: Mrs. Sheila Branscum of Beardstown; a brother: Roy Baker of Versailles; two sisters: Mrs. Beulah Briggs of Virginia and Mrs. Robert (Margaret) DeWitt of Estes Park, CO; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by a daughter.

VANDEVENTER, Eldridge E.; b. 19 Aug 1904, Brown Co., IL; d. 10 Jul 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Vandeventer Family Cem., near Versailles, IL; resident of Versailles; M. Anna Alberta Floyd on 23 Jun 1960 in Versailles, IL; Fa.: Charles Vandeventer; Mo.: Nellie Glaze; Survived by his wife of rural Versailles; one son: Robert E. Vandeventer of St. Louis, MO; two stepchildren: Mrs. Yvonne Lipcaman of LaHarpe, and Thomas Floyd of Bluffs; several grand and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents; one son: Billy on 4 Aug 1951; and one brother.

VANDEVENTER, Eugene; b. 31 Jul 1899, Versailles, IL; d. 21 May 1984, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Vandeventer Cem., east of Versailles, IL; resident of Versailles; Fa.: Horace M. Vandeventer; Mo.: Laura Parks; Survived by a half-sister: Mrs. Ellen Patterson of Mt. Sterling, IL; Preceded in death by two brothers and a half-brother.

VANDEVENTER, F. Ross; b. 5 Jan 1897, Brown Co., IL; d. 11 Apr 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; WWI Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Louise Parks Meyer on 25 May 1962 in Ashland, IL; Fa.: Homer Vandeventer; Mo.: Harriett Ross; Survived by his wife; two step-sons: Fred D. Meyer and Emil A. Meyer Jr., both of Jackson, MS; seven step grandchildren and one step great-grandchild; two half-brothers: David Vandeventer of Philadelphia, PA and Joe A. Vandeventer of Phoenix, AZ.

VANDEVENTER, Julian G.; b. 18 Aug 1910, Versailles, IL; d. 5 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Versailles Cem., Versailles, IL; M. Myrle Lyle on 25 Aug 1937; Fa.: Charles Vandeventer; Mo.: Nellie Glaze; Survived by his wife; his mother of Versailles; two sons: David Vandeventer of Tovey and James Vandeventer of Bettendorf, IA; a brother: Eldridge Vandeventer of Versailles; and six grandchidlren.

VANDEVENTER, Louise (Parks) Meyer; b. 21 Jul 1895, Cooperstown, Brown Co., IL; d. 20 May 1991, Hot Springs, AR; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Hot Springs, AR; formerly of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. (1) Emile A. Meyer (date & place not given), he died in Jan. 1957; (2) Fenton R. "Ross" Vandeventer in 1962, he died in Apr. 1982; Fa.: Fred D. Parks; Mo.: Hattie Greenwell; Survived by two sons: Fred D. Meyer and Emile A. Meyer Jr., both of Jackson, MS; seven grand and six great-grandchildren; a nephew: George R. McDannold; and a niece: Patricia M. Clanton; Preceded by two sisters: Sybil McDannold and Phyllis Simpson.

VANDEVENTER, Lozelle "Van"; b. 30 Mar 1908, Versailles, IL; d. 24 Apr 1987, rural Liberty, IL; Bu.: Versailles cem., Versailles, IL; resident of Liberty, IL; formerly of Meredosia; M. Dorothy Tennis on 28 Apr 1937 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Charles Monroe Vandeventer; Mo.: Pearl Hanks; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Duane (Rebecca) Leech of Zion; two grandchildren: Jeffrey and Robyn Leech of Zion; one brother: Varlin of Versailles; Preceded by one son: Charles; and one brother.

VANDEVENTER, Luella M. (Hume); b. 11 Jan 1906, Versailles, IL; d. 18 Jun 1996, Winchester, Il; bu.: Hillcrest Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Winchester; formerly of Bluffs; M. (not stated); Fa.: Thomas B. Hume; Mo.: Sarah Bell; Survived by a son: Robert Vandeventer of Bluffs; and a step-grandchild; Jo Kay Martin of Collinsville; Preceded by one son: William.

VANDEVENTER, Nellie Catherine (Glaze); b. 19 May 1885, Brown Co., IL; d. 9 Feb 1979, Rushville, IL; bu.: Versailles Cem., Versailles, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; formerly of Versailles, IL; M. Charles Vandeventer in 1904, he died 5 Feb 1960; Fa.: Andrew Jackson Glaze; Mo.: Elizabeth Ellen Wilson; Survived by a son: Eldridge of Versailles; a sister: Mrs. Mollie Richardson of Mt. Sterling; three grandsons and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son; five brothers and a grandson.

VANDEVENTER, Verlin A.; b. 5 Aug 1912, Versailles, IL; d. 10 Sep 1996, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Versailles West Side Cem., Versailles, IL; M. Corrine Baker on 28 Dec 1935 in Rushville, IL, she died 30 Apr 1979; Fa.: Charles M. Vandeventer; Mo.: Pearl Hanks; Survived by two sons: Mike (wife, Liz) of Petersburg and Mark (wife, Georgene) of Loami; one daughter: Mrs. Dorvil (Shelia) Branscum of Winchester; 11 grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Ann Saxer; two brothers: Kermit and Lozelle; and one grandchild.

VANDOREN, Vera (Crowder); b. 7 Feb 1898, St. Clair Co., IL; d. 3 Oct 1982, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Mayfield Cem., Carlinville, IL; resident of Gillespie, IL; M. Ray VanDoren on 21 Dec 1918 in Hannibal, MO, he preceded in death; Fa.: Walter Crowder; Mo.: Jessie J. Smith; Surviving is a cousin: Glen Heidinger of Jacksonville.

VANDORN, Forrest G. "Bud"; b. (not given), Beardstown, IL, he was 78 years of age at death; d. Jul 1977, IA; Bu.: Bettendorf, IA; resident of LeClaire, IA; M. Jesse Cos in 1925 at Concord, IL; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mary Janette Oswell; and a son: Elmer Lee, both at home; two sisters: Mrs. Minet Long and Mrs. Ethel Hurst of Arenzville.

VANDORN, Leonard Edward; b. 28 Feb 1929, Berckmeyer, IL; d. 6 Mar 1988, rural Winchester, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Shirley Jackson Zenge on 2 Jun 1979 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Edward VanDorn; Mo.: Bertha Isaak; Survived by his wife; his mother: Bertha Brink of Ottowa; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Tiffin of Carterville; three step-children: Terry Watts of Springfield, Steve Zenge of Springfield and Jim Zenge of Winchester; a granddaughter: Colleen Tiffin of Carterville; and two sisters and a brother: Lorraine Arwood of Ottowa, Sylvia Oleksy of Naperville and Hubert VanDorn of Ottowa.

VANDUYNE, Mary F. (Staton); b. 17 Feb 1925, Waverly, IL; d. 8 Oct 1988, Joliet, IL; bu.: Mt. Olivet Cem., Wilmington, IL; resident of Wilmington, IL; M. Peter J. VanDuyne Sr. (date & place not given); Fa.: Irvin L. Staton; Mo.: Marie F. (maiden not given); Survived by her husband of Wilmington; her mother of Waverly; four sons: Richard and Gary, both of Wilmington, Leonard of Essex and Kenny of Coal City; three daughters; Janet Jisa of Richland, WA, Joyce Daily of San Jose, CA and Patty Ferguson of Knoxville, TN; four brothers: Irvin L. Jr. of North Glen, CO, Bill of Jacksonville, Bob of Princeton and Donald of Harker Heights, TX; and three sisters: Verda Lowder of Waverly, Betty J. Beal of Denver, CO and Connie Lowder of Franklin; Preceded by a son: Peter Jr.; her father; and a brother: Leonard.

VANETTA, Winnie Mae (DeJaynes); b. 7 Aug 1891, Pike Co., IL; d. 2 Nov 1986, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Baylis Cem., Baylis, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. Charles Vanetta (date & place not given), he died in 1959; Fa.: John DeJaynes; Mo.: Martha Denham; Survived by two daughters: Marie Musgrave of Pittsfield and Dorothy Chappell of Romeoville; six grandchidlren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.

VANGIESEN, Dr. John C. "Curt"; b. 23 Feb 1923, Springfield, IL; d. 21 Jan 1991, Rushville, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Merchant Marines Veteran; resident of rural Beardstown; M. Donna Reichert on 20 Jan 1946 in Cass Co., AR; Fa.: John VanGiesen; Mo.: Anna Dikes; Survived by his wife; a son: John C. II of Coffeen; two daughters: Bonnie A. Rupp and Vieve Veith, both of Quincy; and six grandchidlren; Preceded by a brother: Donald.

VANGIESEN, Ray Curtis; b. 14 Dec 1899; d. 4 Feb 1976, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Pulliam Cem., Modesto, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Jasper VanGiesen; Mo.: Charlotte Smith; Survived by three daughters: Florence Wright of Belvidere, Bertha Young of Decatur, Louise Rodem of Chatham; and one nephews: John VanGiesen of Beardstown.

VANGIESEN, James D.; b. 25 Oct 1892, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 24 Dec 1976, Taylorville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; a former Jacksonville resident; M. Gladys Peterson on 18 Mar 1914, she died 14 May 1975; Fa.: Jasper VanGiesen; Mo.: Charlotte Smith; Survived by two daughters: Eleanor, wife of Herschel O'Brien of Tovey, IL and Fern, wife of John Faugust of Springfield; a son: Wayne VanGiesen of Roodhouse; a brother: Ray VanGiesen of Beardstown; 12 grand, 23 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: Velma Unser; four sisters and two brothers.

VANGILDER, Marie (Bennett); b. 3 Jun 1916, Lawrence Co., IL; d. 26 Sep 1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Emmett VanGilder (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Everett Bennett; Mo.: Alta Belle Roberts; Survived by a son: James Leroy VanGilder of Cortez, CO; a sister: Mrs. James (Violet) Ferguson of Watseka; three half-brothers: Thomas S. Bennett and Dennis E. Bennett, both of Highland, IN and Robert Bennett of Rockford; a half-sister: Mrs. Cliff (Freda) Kinkade of Rockford; a stepsister: Joyce DeLong of Minon, IN; two grand and four great-grandchildren.

VANGOODSNOVER, Annabelle J. (Moulton); b. 11 Feb 1908, Beardstown, IL; d. 12 Dec 1978, Beardstown, IL: bu.: Rosehill Cem., Chicago, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Chicago; M. Leo VanGoodsnover on 3 Sep 1939, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Albert Moulton; Mo.: Anna Marie Halblaub; Survived by one sister: Marie Humphrey of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers.

VANGUNDY, Roy G.; b. 4 Jun 1930, Chapin, IL; d. 17 Aug 1983, West of Liberty Church, Scott Co., IL; bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Army Veteran; resident of Chapin; M. Roberta Middendorf on 10 Aug 1958 in Jacksonville, IL; FA.: Roy George Van Gundy; Mo.: Clara Brockhouse; Surviving are his wife; two sons: Eric and Michael, both at home; a sister: Mrs. Robert (Mary Louise) Muckler of Dover, OH; Preceded in death by one sister.

VANHERCK, Grace E. (Ham); b. 12 Jun 1903, rural Morgan Co., IL; d. 15 Sep 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Arenzville East Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Arenzville; M. William VanHerck on 5 May 1925 in Arenzville, IL, he died 14 May 1974; Fa.: Robert L. Ham; Mo.: Emelia Green; Survived by two sisters: Hester Lovekamp of Arenzville and Alice Wallis of Plainview; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers: Robert, William, Albert and Charles; and one sister: Mabel Lovekamp.

VANHOOK, Harold Axil; b. 14 Mar 1916, Chicago, IL; d. 1 Dec 1994, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of IL Veterans Home in Quincy; M. (not stated); Fa.: James VanHook; Mo.: Ruth (maiden not given); Survived by one son: Ken VanHook of Portage, MI; two grandchildren; five nephews, including Ernis VanHook, Jimmy J. VanHook and Cory VanHook, all of Barry; one niece; Preceded by two brothers: William and James Ernest VanHook.

VANHORN, Blanche M. (Rebman); b. 3 Sep 1893, Frederick, IL; d. 22 Oct 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Messerer Cem., near Pleasant View, IL; resident of Rushville; M. Glenn Van Horn in 1923 at Lewistown, IL, he died in 1943; Fa.: Byron Rebman; Mo.: Elizabeth Elliott; Survived by two nephews; four nieces; and four cousins: Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

VANHORN, Ida May (Reams); b. 10 Jun 1887, Middlebury, IN; d. 1 Nov 1978, Beardstown, IL; bu.: Beardstown Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. William Barnett Van Horn in 1912 at Beardstown, IL, he died 20 Apr 1964; Fa.: Jacob Reams; Mo.: Nellie Ward; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Genevieve) Sibley of Louisville, KY; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

VANHUSS, John J.; b. 1 Jun 1913, Bloomington, IL; d. 17 Aug 1994, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Bethel cem., rural Emden, IL; resident of Morton, IL; M. Mary Ellen Zimmer on 27 Aug 1939 in Emden, IL; Fa.: Joseph J. Van Huss; Mo.: Nellie Hodgson; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Jane Connor Hill of Austin, TX; three siblings: Wayne D. of East Lansing, MI and Frances Prosser and Ruth Blumershine, both of Indianapolis, IN; three grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by one infant brother and one daughter.

VANHYNING, Albert A.; b. 7 Mar 1926, Naples, IL; d. 10 Dec 1986, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Oak Lawn Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. Eleanor Anderson on 2 Jan 1956 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Andrew A. VanHyning; Mo.: Alta Curtis; Survived by his wife; two sons: Donald VanHyning of Franklin and Robert VanHyning of Jacksonville; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

VANHYNING, Alta M. (Curtis); b. 27 Oct 1905, Marblehead, IL; d. 30 Jul 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Lawn Cem., near Meredosia, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. Albert VanHyning in 1925 at Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1953; Fa.: J. Curtis; Mo.: Alta Whited; Survived by one son: Albert of Franklin; two sisters: Pearl Green of Hannibal, MO and Mabel Cain of Peoria; two brothers: Alvin of Peoria and John of Naples; two grandsons; several nieces and nephews.

VANHYNING, Bonnie Lou (Nave); b. 3 Nov 1951, Alton, IL; d. 12 Apr 1976, Meredosia, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; M. Richard VanHyning (date & place not given); Fa.: thurman Nave; Mo.: Irene Underwood; Survived by her parents of Naples, her husband; these children: Barbara Ann and Richard Lee Jr., at home; these brothers & sisters: Lee Nave, Mrs. Bobby (Sharon) Phillips, Mrs. Arthur (Pat) McDannold, Mrs. Tim (Carolyn) Surratt, and a twin sister: Mrs. Terry (Connie) Dunmire, all of Meredosia, Vernie Nave of Fort Knox, KY, Mrs. Tom (Carolyn) Floyd of Naples, Mrs. Leroy (Beatrice) LeMasters and Mrs. Wayne (Brenda) Mathews, both of Beardstown.

VANHYNING, Carolyn J. "Sissy"; b. 20 Oct 1949, Beardstown, IL; d. 10 Mar 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.; Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Fa.: Robert E. VanHyning; Mo.: Wanda J. Rausch; Survived by her parents of Meredosia; one brother: Clifford E. (wife, Helen) VanHyning of Meredosia; and a nephew and niece.

VANHYNING, Donald Eugene; b. 14 Aug 1959, Jacksonville, IL; d. 5 May 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; Fa.: Albert A. VanHyning; Mo.: Eleanor Anderson; Survived by his mother of Franklin; and one brother: Robert VanHyning of Jacksonville; Preceded by his father and one brother: Thomas Andrew VanHyning.

VANHYNING, Ethel L. (Garman); b. 16 Oct 1935, Waverly, IL; d. 16 Nov 1976, Moline, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Moline, IL; formerly of Waverly; M. Richard L. VanHyning on 23 Dec 1956 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Elzie Garman; Mo.: Olga Morris; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Cynthia and Lori; and one son: John L., all at home; and her mother: Mrs. Olga Garman of Jacksonville; following brothers & sisters: Mrs. James Gass of IN, Mrs. Harold Hawkins of East Moline, Floyd and Fletcher garman, both of Jacksonville, Marvin Garman of Woodson and Harold Garman of Hampton, VA; a half-sister: Mrs. Lucille Flynn of Alexander; and a half-brother: John Garman of Eckland, MO.

VANHYNING, James A.; b. 14 Nov 1918, Morgan Co., IL; d. 25 Feb 1994, Rushville, IL; bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Betty Hamm (date & place not given), she died in 1975; Fa.: Manley Van Hyning; Mo.: Ethel Green; Survived by one son: David VanHyning of Jacksonville; two daughters; Lonnie and Ethel VanHyning, both of Jacksonville; three sisters: Imogene Jones of Beardstown, Betty Smith of Garland, TX and Fern Bloomfield of Canton; and three grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

VANHYNING, Lewis; b. 15 Jul 1896, Naples, IL; d. 19 Apr 1984, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs, died at the home of his daughter, Pat Beavers, at Jacksonville; M. Verna Masters (date & place not given), she died in 1974; Fa.: Edward Van Hyning; Mo.: Nellie (maiden not given); Survived by five sons: Charles of Glenview, William of Jacksonville, Clyde of Lynnville, Richard of Moline and Roy of Decatur; two daughters: Pat Beavers of Jacksonville and Rosemary Rabenau of Palmento, CA; several grand and great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son; four daughters; a brother and three sisters.

VANHYNING, Mamie (Hall); b. 21 Feb 1900, Naples, IL; d. 13 Jul 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Meredosia; M. Alfred VanHyning on 22 Feb 1920; Fa.: Martin Hall; Mo.: Eliza Surratt; Survived by 10 children: Leonard (wife, Rosetta), Robert (wife, Wanda), Mrs. Joe (Doris) Battefeld and Darold (wife, Lois), all of Meredosia, Martin (wife, Thelma) of Aurora, CO, William (wife, Pat) and James (wife, Helen), both of Streator, Jack (wife, Lucy) of Winchester, Mrs. Kenneth (Wilma) Lane of Sebring, FL and Delbert (wife, Elma) of Naples; 30 grand, 59 great-grand and 13 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mable Howell and Irene Suttles, both of Mt. Sterling, and Nellie Branscum of Beardstown; Preceded by one daughter in infancy: Norma Darlene.

VANITER, Alva "J.R." Jr.; b. 2 Jul 1932, Chapin, IL; d. 2 Dec 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; Korean War Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Loretta Angelo on 14 Jul 1956; Fa.: Alva D. Vaniter Sr.; Mo.: Cora Surratt; Survived by his wife; a son: Stephen Vaniter of Jacksonville; two daughters; Mrs. Gary (Tammy) Surratt of Jacksonville and Jodi Vaniter, at home; and a grandson: Travis Vaniter of Bluffs; two brothers: William Vaniter of Chapin and Bob Vaniter of Murrayville; and two sisters: Betty Magos of Cicero and Mrs. Jack (Carol) Stevens of Oklahoma City, OK.

VANITER, Bobby E. "Slim"; b. 14 Apr 1923, Chapin, IL; d. 29 Dec 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Murrayville, IL; M. Flossie B. Evans on 9 Mar 1945 in Jacksonville, IL, she died 13 Jul 1986; Fa.: Alva Vaniter; Mo.: Cora M. Surratt; Survived by one son: Alfred D. (wife, Rhoda) Vaniter of Gillespie; three daughters: Mrs. Bob (Sharon) O'Dell of Manchester, Mrs. James (Karen J.) Woods of rural Winchester and Mrs. Francis (Beverly K.) Rawlings of Jacksonville; a niece raised in the home: Mrs. Rick (Kim) Stewart of Murrayville; 10 grand and five great-grandchidlren; and two sisters: Betty Magoes of Chicago and Carol Stevens of Mustang, OK; Preceded by four brothers: William, Lewis "Popeye", Alvin "J.R.", and Tommy Vaniter; three sisters: Helen, Alice and Velma; and one great-grandchild.

VANITER, Cassandra Lee; b. 1 Aug 1981, Springfield, IL; d. 4 Oct 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.; (not given); Fa.: Thomas A. Vaniter; Mo.: Benay B. Ferry; Survived by her parents; a sister: Karas Celena; maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. John Ferry, Colorado Springs, CO; and paternal grandmother: Rosemary Vaniter of Jacksonville; her paternal great-grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. William McGrath of Jacksonville and maternal great-grandmother: Mrs. Iva Minor of Colorado Springs.

VANITER, Charles Louis "Chuckie"; b. 25 Jun 1959, Jacksonville, IL; d. 16 Mar 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; Fa.: Louis Vaniter; Mo.: Rosemary McGrath; Survived by his parents; a sister: Mrs. Robert (Linda) Buchanan of Springfield; and twin brothers: Thomas Vaniter of Woodson and William Vaniter of Jacksonville; his maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. William McGrath of Jacksonville; a number of aunts and uncles; a nephew: Christopher Buchanan of Springfield; and a niece: Karris Vaniter of Woodson.

VANITER, Dick; b. 18 Apr 1928, Chapin, IL; d. 27 Apr 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; Navy Veteran; M. Elaine Fair on 24 Dec 1949 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: William Vaniter; Mo.: Clarissa McDaniel; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Vickie Coats and Brenda Mitchell, both of Beardstown; one son: Ed Vaniter of Beardstown; three sisters: Frances House of Roxanna, Vada Mitchell of Matoon and Betty Tobin of Jacksonville; one brother: Danny Vaniter of Jacksonville; and six grandchidlren; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

VANITER, Flossie B. (Evans); b. 21 Jul 1930, New Berlin, IL; d. 13 Jul 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Murrayville, IL; M. Bobby Vaniter on 9 Mar 1945; Fa.: Charles R. Evans; Mo.: Addie K. Stacy; Survived by her husband; one son: Alfred E. of Gillespie; four daughters: Mrs. Robert (Sharon) O'Dell of Murrayville, Mrs. James (Karen) Woods of Nashville, TN, Mrs. Francis (Beverly Kay) Rawlings of Jacksonville and Mrs. Rick (Kimberly) Stewart of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren; and five brothers: David Lee of CA, Granville of Jacksonville, Benny of Peoria, Charles R. Jr. of Phoenix, AZ and Ronald of Jacksonville; and one sister: Stella McDannald of Peoria; Preceded by one brother and two sisters.

VANITER, Harold Dean; b. 22 Mar 1926, Chapin, IL; d. 2 Feb 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; Army Veteran; resident of Waverly; M. Florence Marie Long on 2 Mar 1970; Fa.: William Vaniter; Mo.: Clarissa McDaniel; Survived by his wife; two sons: William Dean Vaniter of Bradenton, FL and Timothy E. Vaniter of Winterhaven, FL; a daughter: melody Lynn Vaniter at home; a stepson: John Joseph Retherford of Waverly; two grandchidlren; two brothers: Richard Vaniter of Beardstown and Danny Vaniter of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Frances House of Roxanna, Vonda Mitchell of Mattoon and Betty Tobin of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

VANITER, Orval E.; b. 8 Mar 1909, Chapin, IL; d. 30 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL: WWII Army Veteran; Fa.: William Vaniter; Mo.: Clarissa McDaniel; Survived by the following brothers and sisters: Frances House of Roxanna, Vonda Mitchell of Mattoon, Betty Tobin of Jacksonville, Harold Dean Vaniter of Waverly, Richard Vaniter of Beardstown and Danny Vaniter of Jacksonville.

VANITER, Verna E. (Smith); b. 2 Mar 1913, Salt Creek, MO; d. 25 Feb 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; resident of Woodson, IL; M. George L. Vaniter Sr. on 2 Jul 1949 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 29 Dec 1972; Fa.: Joseph Smith; Mo.: Lula Mae Williams; Survived by one daughter: Nancy Lambie of Woodson; one son: George L. (wife, Debbie) Vaniter Jr. of Jacksonville; ten grand, 16 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Harold E. Smith of Sacramento, CA; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter: Jo Ann Taylor; and one granddaughter.

VANITER, William C.; b. 19 Aug 1917; d. 12 Oct 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin Cem., Chapin, IL; resident of Chapin; M. Berneta Hundley on 26 Feb 1944 in Murrayville, IL; Fa.: Alva Vaniter; Mo.: Cora Surratt; Survived by his wife; one brother: Bobby Vaniter of Murrayville; and two sisters: Mrs. Jack (Carol) Stevens of Mustang, OK and Betty Magos of Cicero; Preceded by three brothers and three sisters.

VANMEER, Marie (Reeder); b. 3 May 1918, Mason City, IL; d. 19 Dec 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Robert Van Meer in Mar. 1952 at Chicago, IL, he died in 1987; Fa.: Carl Reeder; Mo.: Bernice Guttery; Survived by a niece and a nephew.

VANMETER, Anna M. (Deleth); b. 29 Nov 1889, she was 96 years of age at death; d. 15 Mar 1986, Greenville, IL; Bu.: Greenville, IL; M. Edgar Smith VanMeter; Parents: (not given); Survived by a son: Karl L. VanMeter of Jacksonville; and a granddaughter: Susan Adams of Jacksonville.

VANMETER, Donald E.; b. 4 Sep 1918, Carrollton, IL; d. 23 Feb 1988, Alton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII & Korean War Army Veteran; M. Vera Stendenback on 4 Sep 1947; resident of Cottage Hills, IL; Fa.: George "Ed" VanMeter; Mo.: Timpi Coonrod; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Pam Politte of East Alton, Cindy Crewse of Kansas City, MO and Sue Snider of Mesquite, TX; three sons: Greg of Casper, WY, Bruce of Desert Hot Springs, CA and Steve of Roxana; and 11 grandchildren.

VANMETER, Edna M. (Volkmar); b. (not given), Bond Co., IL; d. 7 Dec 1981, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Karl Van Meter in 1938; Fa.: Louis Volkmar; Mo.: Minnie Bauer; Surviving are her husband; one daughter: Susan Adams of Jacksonville; and two grandchidlren; one brother: John Volkmar; three sisters: Lucille Seibert, and Sandra Harnitiaux, all of Greenville, and Shirley Childerson of Troy.

VANMETER, Ila M. (Cooley); b. 2 Jan 1923, Manchester, IL; d. 4 Jan 1991, Springfield, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Karl Van Meter on 5 Jun 1982; Fa.: Vern Cooley; Mo.: Estella Daniels; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Raymond (Ila Jeanne) DeWitt of Regent Estates in rural Jacksonville, and Mrs. Jerry (Janet M.) Medlock of Jacksonville; a stepdaughter: Mrs. John (Susan) Adams of Jacksonville; 12 grand and four great-grandchildren; two sisters: Dottie Hardy of Galveston, TX and Floreca Copley of Roodhouse; two brothers: Thomas Cooley of Jacksonville and Dean Cooley of Murrayville; Preceded by two sisters.

VANMETER, James L.; b. 21 Mar 1910, Walkerville, IL; d. 16 Jun 1988, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. (1) Geraldine Ford (date & place not given), she died in Aug. 1965; (2) Mildean Bruce on 8 Apr 1966 in White Hall, IL, she died 2 Jun 1988; Fa.: Oscar VanMeter; Mo.: Alice Moore; Survived by two stepsons: Clarence L. Ford of Normal and Roland Bruce of White Hall; a step-daughter: Mrs. Eugene (Norma) Breckon of Hillview; 13 step-grandchidlren and several step great-grandchildren; Preceded by three stepsons; two sisters and one brother.

VANMETER, Larry; b. 17 Oct 1940, White Hall, IL; d. 1 Dec 1990, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; Fa.: Marion Robert VanMeter; Mo.: Lora Frances Matthews; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Richard (Hilda) Chapman of Pleasant Plains; and one brother: Bob VanMeter of White Hall.

VANMETER, Lora F. (Matthews); b. 14 Apr 1912, White Hall, IL; d. 3 Sep 1988, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; M. Marion Robert VanMeter in White Hall, IL, he died in Nov. 1968; Fa.: William Matthews; Mo.; Laura White; Survived by one daughter: Hilda Chapman of Pleasant Plains; two sons: Bob and Larry, both of White Hall; 10 grand and 21 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Myrtle Robinson of White Hall; Preceded by two brothers.

VANMETER, Mildean (Swisher); b. 7 Jun 1909, Valley City, IL; d. 2 Jun 1988, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. James L. VanMeter on 13 Apr 1966 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Earl Owen Swisher; Mo.: Emma Beaird; Survived by her husband; a son: Rollin Bruce of White Hall; a daughter: Mrs. Eugene (Norma) Breckon of Hillview; a stepson: Clarence Ford of Normal; seven grand, five step-grand and six great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Vera Maines of Bluffs and Alberta Pelton of Joliet; Preceded by a son; a sister; a brother; and a great- grandson.

VANMETER, Ralph Kennedy; b. 20 Feb 1907, White Hall, IL; d. 14 Mar 1982, Springfield, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; M. Iva Mae Cox on 9 Mar 1954 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: John Marcus VanMeter; Mo.: Maude Hanlin; Surviving are his wife; several sons: Ralph Paul, John Wayne, Joseph Michael and James Anthony, all of White Hall, and Charles Lee of Roodhouse; five grandchildren; one sister: Mary Helen Winslow of Jerseyville; Preceded in death by three brothers.

VANMETER, Rollin; b. 11 Sep 1915, Walkerville, IL; d. 10 Jul 1987, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Pearl Jackson on 9 Mar 1957 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Claude A. VanMeter; Mo.: Lula Moore; Survived by his wife; six sons: Richard, Danny, Gary, Roger, Ken and Doug, all of White Hall; two daughters: Connie and Brenda, both of White Hall; eight grandchidlren, including Brian, who was raised in the home; one sister: Lucille Grady of White Hall; Preceded by one sister.

VANN, James K.; b. (not given), he was 45 years of age at death; d. 15 Oct 1989, Chicago, IL; bu.: (not given); resident of Chicago; formerly of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Lora (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Merle P. Vann; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife of Chicago and his mother of Mt. Sterling.

VANNATTA, Curtis Virgil; b. 27 Jun 1912, Woodland, IL; d. 16 Mar 1987, Decatur, IL; bu.: Long Point Cem., Niantic, IL; resident of Niantic; M. (1) LeVeda Sparks in 1940, she died in 1974; (2) Edith Riley McDaniel in 1975; Fa.: Conway Vannatta; Mo.: Ida Lee Aiken; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. Ron (Dacia) Ruengert of Springfield, MO, Mrs. Richard (Darlene) Spann of Barry, Mrs. Deloris Surratt of Griggsville and Mrs. Harry (Dixie) Wagy of Pleasant Hill; three stepsons: John Joseph McDaniel of Shalimar, FL, Jerry Edward McDaniel of Dedham, MA and Fred McDaniel of Niantic; two stepdaughters: Mrs. Homer P. (Ann) Brown of Niantic and Mrs. Roy (Sharon Jane) Rogers of Buffalo; eight grand, 18 step grand and 15 step great-grandchidlren; a brother: Eldred Vannatta of Baylis; and a sister: Vada Gray of Colchester; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

VANNATTA, Eldred "Bud"; b. 30 Nov 1919, Baylis, IL; d. 3 Jun 1990, Baylis, IL; Bu.: Woodland Cem., Fairmount Twp., Pike Co., IL; resident of Baylis; M. Leona McGlauchler on 20 Oct 1962 in Barry, IL, she died 5 Aug 1989; Fa.: Conway Vannatta; Mo.: Lee Akins; Survived by two stepdaughters: Mrs. Robert (Sharon) Wintjen of Baylis and Pam Baker of Bowling Green, MO; nine stepsons: Roger McGlauchlen of Springfield, Glen McGlauchlen of Tower Hill, Bob McGlauchlen of Rosamond, Clayton McGlauchlen of Springfield, Mike McGlauchlen of Pana, Dwight Smothers of Petersburg, Tim Troutner of Monroe City, MO and Jeff Troutner of Monroe City, MO; 33 grandchidlren; four great-grandchidlren; one sister: Mrs. Burl (Vada) Gray of Colchester; one sister-in-law: Frances Vannatta of New Salem; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives; Preceded by two brothers: Otto and Curt; and one sister: Louise.

VANNATTA, John; b. 29 Aug 1925, Baylis, IL; d. 14 Dec 1995, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Lawn Cem., Meredosia, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Bluffs, IL; M. (1) Mae Watson (date & place not given); (2) Louella Irene Vannatta on 31 Aug 1986 in Bluffs, IL, she died 30 Jan 1995; Fa.: Louis Vannatta; Mo.: Gladys Daniel; Survived by a son: Pete (wife, Patti) Vannatta of St. James, MO; a daughter: Mrs. Vern (Brenda) Nave of Meredosia; two step-sons: Aubrey Nave and Vern Nave, both of Meredosia; seven step-daughters: Sheron Phillips, Pat McDonald, Marilyn Floyd and Bea Stinson, all of Meredosia, Carolyn Hurst of Griggsville, Connie Hammond of Jacksonville and Brenda Hall of Coopertown; 7 grand, 42 step-grand and numerous great-grandchidlren; a brother: Carlos Vannatta of New London, MO; and a sister: Florine Howell of Jacksonville; Preceded by 1 step-daughter: Bonnie Van Hyning; and two sisters: Florence Hanna and Edith Mae Vannatta.

VANNATTA, Leona M. (Gresham); b. 19 Oct 1923, Florence, IL; d. 5 Aug 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Bloomfield Cem., Bloomfield, IL; resident of Baylis; M. Eldred Vanatta on 20 Oct 1962 in Barry, IL; Fa.: Benjamin Gresham; Mo.: Georgia Willis; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Sharon Wintjen of Baylis and Pamela Baker of Bowling Green, MO; nine sons: Roger McGlaughlen Sr., Clayton McGlauchlen, and Mike McGlauchlen, all of Springfield, Glen McGlauchlen of Dollville, Robert McGlauchlen of Rosemond, Allen McGlauchlen of Pana, Dwight Smothers of Petersburg, Tim Troutner of Ewing, MO and Jeff Troutner of Palmyra, MO; 33 grand and three great-grandchildren; three sisters: Lucille Lee of Colp, Zola Melvin of Baylis and Leta Minear of Kinderhook; Preceded by one daughter; one granddaughter; four sisters and three brothers.

VANNATTA, Louella Irene (Underwood) Nave; b. 16 Aug 1921, Sturdivant, MO; d. 30 Jan 1995, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Lawn Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of rural Bluffs, IL; M. 91) Thurman W. Nave on 11 Jun 1938 in St. Charles, MO, he died 20 Jan 1980; (2) John Vannatta on 31 Aug 1986 in Bluffs, IL; Fa.: Anthony Underwood; Mo.: Sarah Reynolds; Survived by her husband; two sons: Lee and Vernon (wife, Sharon) Nave, both of Meredosia; seven daughters: Sharon (husband, Bob) Phillips, Marilyn (husband, Tom) Floyd and Bea (husband, Larry) Webb, all of Meredosia, Patricia (husband, Artie) McDannold of Bluffs, Carolyn (husband, Bob) Hurst of Griggsville, Connie (husband, John) Hammond of Jacksonville and Brenda (husband, Steve) Hall of Mt. Sterling; one stepson: Pete (wife, Patti) Vannatta of St. James, MO; one brother: Earl (wife, Mildred) Underwood of Jerseyville; two stepsisters: Lavern Underwood of Goreville and Wanda McNary of Quincy; one daughter-in-law: Linda Nave of Meredosia; 42 grand and 43 great-grandchidlren; Preceded by one daughter: Mrs. Richard (Bonnie) BanHyning; two brothers: Ernest and Frelind Underwood; one sister: Pearl Underwood; and four grandchildren.

VANNATTA, Otto; b. 5 Mar 1909, rural Baylis, IL; d. 21 Aug 1981, New Salem, IL; Bu.: Baylis Cem., Baylis, IL; M. Frances Gebhardt on 15 Aug 1933 in Baylis, IL; Fa.: Conway Vannatta; Mo.: Ida Lee Aiken; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Clifford (Betty) Whtie of Andover; a son, William Lee Vannatta or Orion; five grand and two great-grandchidlren; a sister: Mrs. Berly (Vada) Gray of Colchester; two brothers: Curtis Vannatta of Niantic and Eldred Vannatta of Baylis; Preceded in death by a sister.

VANNIER, Daisy (Sibert); b. 23 May 1886, Chapin, IL; d. 15 Apr 1983, Winchester, IL; bu.: Fairview Cem.; M. Albert Vannier on 8 Aug 1906, he preceded her in death; Fa.: Ed Walter Sibert; Mo.: Fanny Sentney; There are no surviving relatives.

VANNIER, Dorothy H. (Orwig); b. 20 Jun 1907, Prairie City, IL; d. 11 Jan 1995, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (body donated to science); resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Bluffs; M. Paul Harvey Vannier on 8 Jun 1932, he died 2 Jan 1978; Fa.: James Wesley Orwig; Mo.; Margaret Everitt; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Gretchen) Westermeyer of rural Bluffs; one granddaughter; one grandson; and nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Mrs. Giles (Clara) Sailer.

VANNIER, Marguerite (Vortman); b. 25 Nov 1902, Neeleyville, IL; d. 8 Jul 1988, Camp Point, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Camp Point; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Harry Vannier on 5 Jan 1924 in Beardstown, IL, he died 24 Aug 1969; Fa.: Richard Vortman; Mo.: Elizabeth Gorman; Survived by one daughter: Yvonne Coens of Quincy; one son: Tom of Atlanta, GA; nine grand and eight great-grandchidlren; Preceded by one daughter; one sister; and one brother.

VANNIER, Paul Harvey; b. 2 Nov 1901, rural Bluffs, IL; d. 2 Jan 1978, Springfield, IL; bu.: (remains donated to SIU School of Medicine); resident of Bluffs, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Dorothy H. Orwig on 8 Jun 1932; Fa.: George H. Vannier; Mo.: Johanna Hubbert; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Gretchen) Westermeyer of Bluffs; two grandchidlren; and a sister: Mrs. LaBelle Merriman of Jacksonville; Preceded by three brothers: Frank, George Burt and Archie; and three sisters: Ina Kruse, Lena Lovekamp and Cora Vannier.

VANNIER, Wilhemina "Minnie" (Schuessler); b. 7 May 1889, Bluffs, IL; d. 30 Jan 1985, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., near Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs, IL; formerly of Decatur, IL; M. Herman Vannier (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Harmon Schuessler; Mo.: (not given); Survived by four sons: J. E. of Decatur, Robert of Centralia, Harold of Wentzville, MO and Dean of Anaheim, Ca; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Vera) Tohill of Decatur; 29 grand, 70 great-grand and 11 great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter; three brothers and two sisters.

>VANOPDORP, Sharon L. (Millner); b. 1 Nov 1952, Virginia, IL; d. 9 Jan 1996, Geneseo, IL; Bu.: North Cem., Geneseo, IL; resident of Cambridge; formerly of Virginia; M. Steve VanOpdorf on 24 May 1993 in Rock Island, IL; Fa.: Richard Millner; Mo.: Susan Richardson; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Andrea Millner of Virginia; two sons: Tony Millner of Springfield and Joel Massey of Camarillo, CA; one step-daughter: Michelle VanOpdorf and one stepson: Matt VanOpdorf, both of Cambridge; her parents of Virginia; one sister and brother-in-law: Debra and David DeGroot; and her maternal grandmother: Opal Richardson of Peoria.

VANOSDOL, Edna Marie (Barnett); b. 7 Mar 1900, Greenview, IL; d. 10 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Elm Wood Cem., Greenview, IL; M. Richard VanOsdol on 9 Aug 1919, he died 6 Nov 1960; resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: Alvin Barnett; Mo.: Demarius Ginn; Survived by a son: Richard VanOsdol of Peoria; a daughter: Billie Blough of Jacksonville; six grand, 16 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; a sister: Edith Taylor of Taylorville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five brothers: Orville, Jess Van, Claude, Jack and Lawrence.

VANNOY, Annetta (LeFever); b. 2 Aug 1905, Hannibal, MO: d. 19 May 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Nathan VanNoy in 1921, he died in 1960; Fa.: Kelsey LeFever; Mo.: Jessie Mae Fuller; Survived by a son and two daughters: John and Mrs. Helen Evans of Jacksonville and Mrs. Virginia Siebert of Tulsa, OK; seven grand and four great-grandchildren.

VANPELT, Earl W. "Pop"; b. 15 Feb 1891, Perry, IL; d. 27 May 1979, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of Perry, IL; Fa.: William VanPelt; Mo.: Mary Robb; Survived by a brother: Richard VanPelt of CA; nieces and nephews.

VANPELT, Virginia F. (Coffey); b. 4 Dec 1920, Carlinville, IL; d. 16 Sep 1996, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Mayfield Cem., Carlinville, IL; resident of Modesto, IL; M. Frank Lawrence VanPelt in 1947 at Carlinville, IL; Fa.: Frank L. Coffey; Mo.: Lela Mae Stanton; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Jerry (DeAnn) Arnold and Mrs. Thomas (Shirley) Thompson, both of Modesto; a sister: Mrs. Ralph (Faye) Spencer of Gillespie; six grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Wendell Coffey; sisters: Marjorie Fricker and in infancy, Edith Coffey.

VANROSENDAL, Dorothy (Graef); b. 6 Jul 1905, Jacksonville, IL; d. 24 Oct 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Antonie Dirk VanRosendal on 6 Oct 1945 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 4 Oct 1960; Fa.: Anton Graef; Mo.: Julia Maier; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Charles (Helen) Cobb of Jacksonville; one aunt: Mrs. L. F. O'Donnell of Jacksonville; four nieces: Mrs. Dorothy Keller of Jacksonville, Mrs. Catherine Kazmierczak of Potomac, MD, Mrs. Lois Maloney of Avon and Mrs. Helen Jones of Seattle, WA; one nephew: Charles A. Cobb of Cincinnati, OH; and a number of cousins and great-nieces and nephews.

VANTIEGHEM, Ruth E. (Lambrick); b. 20 May 1928, Moline, IL; d. 22 Dec 1994, Moline, IL; Bu.: Greenview Memorial Cem., East Moline, IL; resident of East Moline; M. Albert Van Tieghem on 2 Oct 1948; Fa.: J. Thomas Lambrick; Mo.: Maude Grinfield; Survived by her husband; two sons: Rick (wife, Brenda) Van Tieghem of East Moline and Bob (wife, Judy) Van Tieghem of Charlotte, NC; three daughters: Mrs. Gary (Nancy) Frye of Jacksonville, Mrs. Stephen (Carolyn) Haines of Moline and Mrs. Stephen (Diane) Dryden of Carroll, IA; nine grandchildren; a brother: Tom (wife, Mildred) Lambrick of Silvis; a sister: Mrs. Bert (Mary) Brownfield of Osborne; and a sister-in-law: Helen Rilea of Little America.

VANTUYLE, Henry O.; b. 17 Nov 1922, rural Roodhouse, IL; d. 4 May 1984, Atlanta, GA; Bu.; Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Ruth E. Pletkovich on 19 May 1945 in Lincoln, NE; Fa.: Robert Van Tuyle; Mo.: Florence Wooding; Survived by his wife; a son: Eric Van Tuyle of Roodhouse; three daughters: Mrs. Larry (Jane) Sample of Jacksonville, Mrs. John (Karen) Staples of Houston, TX, Mrs. Paul (Jean) Purcell of Dallas, TX; three grandchildren; a brother: Robert W. Van Tuyle of San Marino, CA ; and two sisters: Mrs. Richard (Edith) Phelan of Golf and Mrs. Donald (Hazel) Allen of Carrollton.

VANVACTER, Esther (Nessl); b. 28 Jun 1893, Staunton, IL; d. 17 Jun 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. James R. VanVacter (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Joseph Nessl; Mo.: Mary (maiden not given); Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Ella) Stoehner of St. Charles, MO, Marie Gossette of Jacksonville and Mrs. William (Pearl) Butler of Rossville, GA; four grand and nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and one grandchild.

VANVEEN, Francis Joseph; b. 19 Sep 1901, St. Louis, MO; d. 26 Oct 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Concordia Cem., St. Louis, MO; resident of Bluffs, IL; M. Irene Schmidt in 1931, she died 26 Nov 1976; Fa.: Cornelius VanVeen; Mo.: Elizabeth Essig; Survivors include a niece: Mrs. L. J. (Aljian) Kunkel of Bluffs and a nephew: C. O. Mueller of Bluffs; Preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

VANVOOREN, Joseph J.; b. 7 Aug 1909, Moline, IL; d. 18 Aug 1989, Moline, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline, IL; resident of Moline; M. Marguerite E. Meirhaeghe on 24 May 1941; Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; four daughters: Marita Ritzo of Jacksonville, Coralie Olszta of Joliet, Julianne Ford of Evansville, IN and Camilla Van Vooren Ross of El Toro, CA; one son: Joseph P. of East Moline; nine grandchildren; and one sister: Mary DePorter of Moline.

VANWINKLE, Dorothy (Sparks); b. 19 Mar 1918, Springfield, IL; d. 6 Dec 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. Marion VanWinkle on 5 Jul 1941 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Herman Sparks; Mo.: Helen Murphy; Survived by her husband; a sister: Mrs. James (Virginia) Sorrill of Jacksonville; an aunt: Gertrude DeVore of Jacksonville; a nephew: Michael Sorrill; and three cousins: Margaret DeVore of WY, Barbara Whitehead of TX and Jim DeVore of Jacksonville.

VANWINKLE, Emma "Peggy" Boyer; b. 20 Apr 1894, AR; d. 8 Jun 1977, Bordentown, NJ; Bu: Parsons, KS; M. (1) George Boyer in Parsons, KS, he died in 1934; (2) Otis B. VanWinkle on 7 Dec 1940, he died in 1960; Parents: (not given); Survived by two sons: Gilbert Boyer of NJ with whom she had made her home, and George Boyer of Las Vegas, NV; four stepchildren: Mrs. Robert (Beulah) Hudson and Mrs. Jack (Marjorie) Stever, both of Peoria, Mrs. Henry (Irene) Wojciechowski of Pittsburg, PA and Donald G. VanWinkle of Huntington Beach, CA and 23 grand and 20 great-grandchildren: and one sister: Mrs. R. R. Williams of Parsons, KS; Preceded by a stepson.

VANWINKLE, Eunice; b. 14 Jan 1892, east of Waverly, IL; d. 11 Dec 1981, Lawrenceville, IL; Bu.: (body donated to science); former resident of Waverly, IL; Fa.: Micajah Vanwinkle; Mo.: Augusta Roberts; DAR Member; Her parents and three sisters preceded her in death. She was the last of her immediate family.

VANWINKLE, Gerald Albert; b. (not given), Virden, IL, she was 55 years of age at death; d. 18 Apr 1987, Niceville, FL; Bu.: Niceville, FL; Resident of Niceville, FL; M. Mary Sue Henry (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; three sons: Jerry, Tom and David VanWinkle, all of Niceville; two daughters: Virginia Mobbs of Gainesville, FL and Valerie ; his mother: Maxine Gugger of Carlinville, IL; two brothers: Joseph Gugger of Edwardsville, IL and Chuck Gugger of Ferguson, MO; three granddaughters; and his wife's parents: Mr. & Mrs. Charles Henry of Niceville.

VANWINKLE, Mae (Scott); b. 27 May 1885, near Pisgah, IL; d. 31 Jul 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Jacksonville; previously of Franklin; M. Arthur Van Winkle on 29 Oct 1914 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1933; Fa.: Ezra Carlisle Scott; Mo.: Mary Jefferson; Survived by four nieces: Mrs. Otis Mason, Mrs. Ralph Pate and Mrs. Elizabeth Hembrough, all of Jacksonville, and Mrs. R. W. Fogler of Chicago; five nephews: Ellsworth E. Scott, Carlyle Scott and Harold E. Hembrough, all of Jacksonville, Charles H. Scott of Dallas, TX and Bernard S. Camm of Franklin; Preceded by four brothers and five sisters.

VANWINKLE, Nellie J. (D'Camp); b. 24 Aug 1902, Brooklyn Twp., IL; d. 15 Jan 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Brooklyn Cem.; M. Lewis Van Winkle on 26 Jun 1921 in Rushville, IL, he died 10 Nov 1972; Fa.: Leal D'Camp; Mo.: Mary Francis Hillyer; Survivors include one daughter: Mrs. Mary Lou Greer of Rushville; two grandchildren; one step granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren and two step great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Bernice Kelly of Littleton; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two infant daughters; one brother and two sisters.

VANZETTA, Raymond R.; b. 6 Jun 1906, Krebs, OK; d. 26 Oct 1981, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem.; resident of Roodhouse; M. Dorothy Hendricks on 26 Mar 1954 in East Liverpool, OH; Fa.: Vernon Van Zetta; Mo.: Angelina Artigoni; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Gay Cotner of West Bloomfield, MI; a stepdaughter: Shirley Surbeck of White Hall; a stepson: Gary Thompson of Arvada, CO; two grandchildren; three step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister: Irene Sellers of Hartshorne, OK; a brother: Joe Van Zetta of Corpus Christi, TX.

VARBLE, Clayton F.; b. 28 Sep 1936, Woodville, IL; d. 12 Oct 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Kane, IL; resident of Kane; M. Hazel Mundy on 13 Mar 1956 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Ruben C. Varble; Mo.: Lena Tillery; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Sandy Guinn of Kane and Sarah Chapman of Jacksonville, FL; two sons: Randy Varble of Manchester and Roger Varble of Greenfield; eight grandchildren; and three sisters: Lavina Henson of Alton, Hazel Behr of St. Louis and Marjorie Burger of Wayne City; Preceded by five brothers: Ruben,, Adrian, Edgar Ray, Harold and Earl Varble; and two sisters: Linda Decker and Juanita Wells.

VARBLE, Delbert V.; b. 23 Feb 1917, Woodville, IL; d. 17 Oct 1995, Alton, IL; Bu.: Borlin Cem., southwest of Carrollton, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Alton; M. Wanda Weeks on 10 Jul 1947 in Pocahontas, AR; Fa.: Leonard Varble; Mo.: Tina Schudle; Survived by his wife; a son: Lindel (wife, Pam) Varble of Alton; two grandchidlren; and a sister: Edna Bailey of Mesa, AZ; Preceded by a brother: Glenn Varble.

VARBLE, Don V.; b. 12 Feb 1917, Eldred, IL; d. 25 Aug 1990, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Thelma Abbott on 1 Nov 1945 in Jacksonville, IL: Fa.: Clifton Varble; Mo.: Lilly M. Richey; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Ron (Beverly) Hetelle of Carrollton; two grandchildren: Darin and Heather Hetelle of Carrollton; and one sister: Irene Gilworth of Jerseyville; Preceded by two brothers: Gerald and Walter Varble.

VARBLE, Edgar Ray; b. 24 Mar 1933, Greene Co., IL; d. 8 Jan 1978, Lebanon, MO; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; Resident of Lebanon, MO; M. Dolores Vandergriff in 1952 at St. Louis, MO; Fa.: Ruben C. Varble; Mo.; Lena Tillery; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Lavon (Diana) Gould of Lebanon, Miss Pamela Varble of Crete and Debra Varble, at home; one grandchild; his mother of Carrollton; these brothers and sisters: Earl Varble of Detroit, MI, Clayton Varble of Kane, Mrs. Juanita Wells of Roodhouse, Mrs. Lavina Henson of East Alton, Mrs. Marjorie Burger of Wayne City, Miss Linda Decker of Greenfield, and Mrs. Hazel Behr of St. Louis, MO; Preceded by his father and two brothers.

VARBLE, Edith Pauline (Frech); b. 13 Aug 1895, Carrollton, IL; d. 26 Oct 1990, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; M. Ray H. Varble in 1915 at Carrollton, IL, he died in 1966; Fa.: Jacob Frech; Mo.: Pauline Goll; Survived by four daughters: Vivian Hindelang and Harriett Hubbs, both of Carrollton, Winifred Brickley of Camp Springs, MD and Maxine Fischer of New Bern, NC; one son: Langdon Varble of Jerseyville; one step great-grandson: Maurice Varble of Carrollton; 14 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one step grandchild; and three sisters: Freda Doyle, Mildred Clark and Meda Tanner, all of Carrollton; Preceded by a brother: Harry Frech.

VARBLE, Elon M.; b. 20 Jun 1898, Bowling Green, MO; d. 22 Feb 1976, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Providence Cem.; M. Pearl Catherine Eby in Feb. 1926, she died 19 Feb 1976; Fa.: Charles Varble; Mo.: Anna Thompkins; Survived by these children: Mrs. Anna Toupnot of Cahokia, Mrs. Keith (Helen) Huff of Meadowbrook, Mrs. Larry (Evelyn) Jones of Pearl, Mrs. Robert (Doris) Ridenbark and Mrs. Harold (Zelma) Camden, both of Carrollton, Charles Varble of Sunset, UT and Lloyd Varble of San Jose, IL; 30 grand and five great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Ornan Varble of Carrollton and Marlin Varble of Jerseyville.

VARBLE, Gerald J.; b. (not given), Greene Co., IL, he was 73 years of age at death; d. 23 Oct 1988, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.; Mt. Gilead Cem., southwest of Carrollton, IL; resident of Medora, IL; M. Emma Marie Calvin on 5 Feb 1936 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Clifton Varble; Mo.: Lilly May Richey; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Letha Frieher of Darien, Donna Pickett of Jerseyville, Lena Markham of Otterville, Shirley Ruyle of Fidelity and Karen Short of Jerseyville; 14 grand and 10 great-grandchidlren; a sister: Mrs. Wayne (Irene) Gilworth of Jerseyville; and a brother: Donald of Carrollton.

VARBLE, Glenn G.; b. 5 Jun 1912, Woodville, IL; d. 15 Jan 1994, Pearl, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Pearl; M. (1) Bernita M. Cummings on 5 Feb 1936, she died 13 Apr 1975; (2) Cora Alice Schaaf on 18 Dec 1975; Fa.: Leonard Varble; Mo.: Tina Schudel; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Carolyn Karben of Vancouver, WA and Glenda Gibbens of Eugene, OR; three sons: Adrian Varble of Eldred, Dale Varble of Terre Haute, IN and Duance Varble of Reno, NV; two stepdaughters: Carol Barnett of Mt. Sterling and Judy Roth of Fieldon; six stepsons: Russell Shaw of OH, Don Shaw of Fieldon, Bob Shaw of Jerseyville, Charles Shaw and Bill Shaw , both of Fieldon, and Jim Shaw of Meredosia; 16 grand and many step grandchildren; a sister: Edna Bailey of Mesa, AZ; and a brother: Delbert Varble of Alton.

VARBLE, Harold E.; b. 1 Oct 1926, Carrollton, IL; d. 15 Jun 1990, Manchester, IL; Bu.: Mt. Gilead Cem., near Carrollton, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Manchester; M. Elsie Davidson (date & place not given), she preceded in death; Fa.: Ruben Varble; Mo.; Lena Tillery; Survived by a son: Ron Varble of Detroit, MI; five sisters: Juanita Wells of White Hall, Lavina Henson of Alton, Marjorie Burger of Wayne City, Linda Decker of Greenfield and Hazel Behr of St. Louis; and one brother: Clayton Varble of Kane; Preceded by three brothers: Ruben, Adrian and Edgar Ray Varble.

VARBLE, Lena M. (Tillery); b. 17 Sep 1899, Greene Co., IL; d. 25 Dec 1984, Alton, IL; Bu.: Mt. Gilead Cem., Mt. Gilead, IL; resident of Alton; M. Ruben Varble on 22 Jan 1924 in Greene Co., IL, he died 16 Dec 1968; Fa.: John Tillery; Mo.: Elizabeth Cummings; Survived by five daughters: Mrs. Leonard (Juanita) Wells of White Hall, Mrs. Elden (Lavina) Henson of East Alton, Mrs. Robert (Hazel) Behr of St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Roland (Marjorie) Burger of Wayne City and Mrs. William (Linda) Decker of Wood River; three sons: Clayton Varble of Kane, Harold E. Varble of Montarovia, CA, and David Varble of Spanaway, WA; 30 grand and 27 great-grandchildren.

VARBLE, Maurice S.; b. 2 Apr 1914, Carrollton, IL; d. 14 Oct 1993, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Resident of Carrollton, IL; M. (1) Vera Frances Williams on 30 Mar 1932 in Shelbyville, IL, she died in 1981; (2) Letha Childress on 18 May 1989; Fa.: Ray Varble; Mo.: Hilda Strode; Survived by his wife; one son: Edwin (wife, Martha) of Jacksonville; three grand and five great-grandchildren; one half-brother: Langdon Varble of Jerseyville; and four half-sisters: Maxine Fischer of New Bern, NC, Winifred Brickley of Camp Springs, MD and Vivian Hindelang and Harriett Mehrhoff, both of Carrollton.

VARBLE, Phyllis Ann (Melow); b. 6 Jun 1930, Greene Co., IL; d. 14 Mar 1981, St. Louis, MO; Bu.; Mt. Gilead Cem., near Carrollton, IL; resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Eldred and Carrollton areas; M. Walter Varble in 1949, he died in 1979; Fa.: Frank Melow; Mo.: Velma Standridge; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. James (Sharon) Powers, Mrs, Micheal (Carol) Smith, Mrs. Rodney (Barbara) Schmieder and Nancy Varble, all of Jerseyville; four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) McGlasson of Eldred and Mrs. Patricia Erlinger of Carlyle.

VARBLE, Richard S.; b. 11 Sep 1916, near Carrollton, IL; d. 20 Sep 1995, Eldred, IL: bu.: Memorial Gardens Cem., Eldred, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Margaret Williams on 1 Jun 1947 in Eldred, IL; Fa.: Vernice Varble; Mo.: Frances Schilds; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. John (Karen) Roundcount of Eldred; two grandchidlren; a sister: Mrs. Edgar (Mary Ellen) Wayham of Greenfield; and a brother: George Varble of Eldred; Preceded by a brother: Ralph Varble.

VARBLE, Thelma (Abbott); b. 21 Dec 1917, Greene Co., IL; d. 31 Aug 1994, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; M. Donald Varble on 1 Nov 1945 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 25 Aug 1990; Fa.: Edison Abbott; Mo.: Hattie Dunham; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Ron (Beverly) Hetelle of Carrollton; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; one brother: James Abbott of Jerseyville; three sisters: Catherine Abbott of Jerseyville, Lena Kincaid of Bethalto and Alice Mapes of Godfrey; Preceded by a sister: Ethel Sprowl; four brothers: Earl, Alvin, Richard and Christy Abbott.

VARBLE, Tina (Schudel); b. 15 Aug 1891, Greene Co., IL; d. 5 Dec 1983, White Hall, IL; bu.: Mt. Gilead Cem., Mt. Gilead, IL; resident of White Hall; formerly of Carrollton; M. Leonard Varble on 10 Sep 1910 in Springfield, IL, he died in 1932; Fa.: Fred Schudel; Mo.: Alice Davidson; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Carl (Edna) Bailey of Clearwater, FL; two sons: Glenn of Pearl and Delbert of Alton; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. Paul (Edna) Flatt of Carrollton.

VARBLE, Vera Frances (Williams); b. 24 Dec 1913, Greene Co., IL; d. 27 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Maurice S. Varble on 30 Mar 1932; Fa.: Foster Williams; Mo.: Maude (maiden not given); Surviving are her husband; a son: Edwin Lee Varble of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Daniel, Allison and Steven Varble of Jacksonville; a brother: Gerald Williams of Alton; Preceded in death by a sister.

VARBLE, Vernice R.; b. 30 Nov 1890, Woodville, IL; d. 1 Aug 1991, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Dayton Cem., near Eldred, IL; resident of Eldred, IL; M. Frances Schild on 20 Feb 1912 in Carrollton, IL, she died 5 May 1973; Fa.: George Varble; Mo.: Mary Davidson; Survived by one daughter: Mary Ellen Wayham of Greenfield; three sons: Richard and George Varble, both of Eldred, and Ralph Varble of Lyons; six grand and nine great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mildred Walls of Jacksonville; Preceded by one sister: Goldie Borman.

VARBLE, Walter "Corky"; b. 9 Sep 1928, Greene Co., IL; d. 23 Oct 1979, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.; Mt. Gilead Cem., southwest of Carrollton, IL; resident of Jerseyville, IL; M. Phyllis Melow on 10 Dec 1949; Fa.: Clifton Varble; Mo.: Lilly May Rickey; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Mrs. James (Sharon) Powers, Mrs. Michael (Carol) Smith, Mrs. Rodney (Barbara) Schmider and Nancy Varble, all of Jerseyville; four grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Wayen (Irene) gilworth of Jerseyville; and two brothers: Gerald of Medora and Donald of Carrollton.

VARLEY, Helen Allece Elizabeth (Heller); b. 27 Sep 1900, St. Louis, MO; d. 9 Nov 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Alexis Catholic Cem.; M. William J. Varley on 20 Oct 1919 in Beardstown, IL, he died 5 Jun 1967; Fa.: Frederick R. Heller; Mo.: Helen "Nellie" Conway; Surviving are two daughters: Kathleen Young of St. Louis and Helen A. Varley of Beardstown; a daughter-in-law: Mary Alice Varley of Tucson, AZ; two sisters: Mrs. Arthur (Catherine) Reiser of Petersburg and Mrs. Douglas (Louise) Madden of Oak Park; a brother: Fred E. Heller of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; four grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; a daughter: Mary Louise Lindquist; a son: William M. Varley; two granddaughters: Janet Ann and Sharon Kay Lindquist.

VARLEY, Michael J.; b. 19 Feb 1912, Beardstown, IL; d. 9 Apr 1982, Springfield, IL: Bu.: St. Alexis Catholic Church Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Mary Clarice Minks on 15 Mar 1941 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Michael H. Varley; Mo.: Catherine Lynch; Surviving are his wife; one son: Michael J. Varley II and one daughter: Mary Catherine Varley, both of Beardstown; three nieces: Helen Varley of Beardstown, Kathleen Young of St. Louis, MO and Judy Linick of Pembrook Ponds, FL; Preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

VARNER, Lyndle W.; b. 13 Oct 1923, near Versailles, IL; d. 16 Jan 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.; Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; WWII Air Force Veteran; resident of Meredosia; M. Sarah Ann Barfield on 9 Mar 1956 in Hernando, MS; Fa.: Harry Verner; Mo.: Ina Mae Barry; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Donald (Julia) Leinberger of Jacksonville and Lynelle Varner of Meredosia; and one granddaughter: Sara Elizabeth Leinberger of Jacksonville; Preceded by one brother and one sister.

VARNES, Earl Eugene; b. 9 Apr 1934, Peoria, Co., IL; d. 6 Aug 1996, Canton, IL; Bu.: Greenwood Cem., Canton, IL; Marine Veteran; resident of Canton; M. (1) Shirley Wiesehan on 22 Dec 1953; (2) Deanna J. Rose Menne on 9 Jun 1979 in Canton, IL; Fa.: Kenneth Varnes; Mo.: Fern Threw; Survived by his wife; his stepfather and mother: John and Fern Suydam of Farmington; two sons: Michael E. Varnes of Vista, CA and Richard K. Varnes of Normal; two stepsons: David J. Menne of Pearland, TX and Michael D. Menne of Galesburg; two daughters: Denise L. Casas of Bartonville and Connie L. Green of St. David; three step-daughters: Susan B. Henseler of Canton, Lisa J. Hoff of San Diego, CA and Patricia J. Headen of Jacksonville; 15 grandchidlren; and one sister: Helen Franklin of Granada Hills, CA; Preceded by his father.

VASCONCELLOS, Clyde "Bud"; b. 30 Nov 1921, Jacksonville, IL; d. 6 Jul 1993, Pomona, CA; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville; resident of Corona, CA; formerly of Jacksonville; WWII Army Veteran; M. 91) Vera Maxine Blansett on 26 Oct 1946 in Springfield, she died 2 Mar 1977; (2) Georgia Mulch on 19 Aug 1978 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Clyde Vasconcellos; Mo.: Idabel Biggs; Survived by his wife; one son: Clyde "Skip" Vasconcellos III of Homewood; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Carron) Willis of Jacksonville; three stepsons: Gilbert and Randy Mulch, both of Corona, CA, and Terry Mulch of Jacksonville; six grandchildren; one sister: June Shadid of Heber Springs, AR; and one stepsister: Mrs. Cornell (Mary) Kane of Jacksonville; Preceded by one sister: Ruth Wright.

VASCONCELLOS, Edna (Fernandes); b. 16 May 1888; d. 14 Apr 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. L. Arch Vasconcellos on 13 Sep 1907 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1966; Fa.: Daniel Fernandes; Mo.: (not given); Survived by a daughter: Beatrice V. Blackiston of Chicago; one son: Kenneth E. Vasconcellos of Jacksonville; four grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Gerald A., two children in infancy; one brother; and one sister.

VASCONCELLOS, Florence (Parke); b. 17 May 1891, Kansas City, MO; d. 16 Jan 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Member of DAR; M. George W. Vasconcellos on 26 Nov 1919, he died in 1964; Fa.: Sanford L. Parke; Mo.: Effie Martin; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Charles T. (Jean) Bowen of Jacksonville; two grandsons: George Vasconcellos Bowen of Jacksonville and Lt. Charles T. Bowen Jr. of Ft. Lewis, WA.

VASCONCELLOS, Gilbert; b. 22 Jul 1896, Jacksonville, IL; d. 9 May 1977, Springfield, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Emanuel Vasconcellos; Mo.: Carrie Estaque; Survived by a nephew: J. Lloyd Stocks of Farmington Hills, MI; and a niece: Mrs. Lois (Carol) Haerr of Naperville; Preceded by four sisters and one brother.

VASCONCELLOS, Vera Maxine (Blansett); b. 16 Apr 1921, Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Mar 1977, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: (not given); M. Clyde J. Vasconcellos on 26 Oct 1946 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Luther Blansett; Mo.: Mabel Ruby; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. Kenneth (Carron) Wills of Murrayville; a son: Clyde III of Country Club Hills; three sisters: Mrs. Lillian Glenn of Beardstown, Mrs. Marie Smith of Jacksonville and Mrs. Raymond (Jean) Boice of San Antonio, TX; and two grandsons: Chris and Kelly Willis; Preceded by two sons: one daughter; and three brothers.

VASEY, H. Bernice "Bubbles" (Butler); b. 4 Aug 1917, Morgan Co., IL; d. 2 Sep 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Murriel W. Vasey on 3 Mar 1939 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: John S. "Doc" Butler; Mo.: Ida Turner; Survived by her husband; two sons: Keith Vasey of Jacksonville and Warren M. Vasey of Sugarland, TX; a grandson: Dwight Keith Vasey Jr. of Wharncliff, WV; and a sister: Mrs. Twyla Smith of Alexander.

VASEY, Jeanette (Ebey); b. 1883, Winchester, IL; d. 13 Nov 1977, East Alton, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville; resident of Jacksonville; M. Raymond G. Vasey in 1904 at Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1958; Fa.: David Eby; Mo.: Lucy (maiden not given); Survived by a son: Robert of East Alton; and a daughter: Mrs. Dwight (Virginia) Fulkerson of Jerseyville; four grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: Gordon and George.

VASEY, John James; b. 13 Jan 1924, Jacksonville, IL; d. 27 Nov 1992, Seattle, WA; bu.: Portland, OR; WWII Navy Veteran; M. (not stated); Fa.: John J. Vasey; Mo.: Carrie Gibbs; resident of Portland, OR; No survivors listed.

VASEY, Lona M. (Hall); b. 16 Apr 1886, Morgan Co., IL; d. 26 Oct 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Edgar S. Vasey on 6 Jan 1909, he died 29 Sep 1970; Fa.: James Hall; Mo.: Martha Spaenhower; Survived by these children: Mrs. Arvel (Geneva) Becker, Vivian Vasey, Mrs. Glen (Marie) Lair, Malvern and Muriel Vasey, all of Jacksonville; and a stepdaughter: Mrs. William (Adelaide) Megginson of Galesburg; four grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Byron; two brothers and a sister.

VASEY, Vivian L.; b. 29 Mar 1912, Morgan Co., IL; d. 4 May 1996, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Edgar Vasey; Mo.: Lona Hall; Survived by two brothers; Murriel Vasey of rural Jacksonville and Malvern Vasey of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Byron Vasey; and three sisters: Marie Lair, Geneva Becker and Adelaide Megginson.

VATTHAUER, Rev. Walter H.; b. 23 Dec 1911, Arenzville, IL; d. 1 Oct 1991, Minneapolis, MN; Bu.: Oneota Cem., Duluth, MN; resident of Grand Rapids, MN; M. Aileen (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; one daughter: Marita Erickson of Wausau, WI; two sons: Paul of Viernheim, Germany and Victor of Starbuck, MN; four sisters: Esther Vatthauer of Galesburg, Irma Malling of Waseca, MN, Luella Lazarz of Batavia and Velma Fanslau of Midland Park, NJ; two brothers: Winford of New Ulm, MN and Martin of Knoxville; and three granddaughters.

VAUGHN, C. Eugene; b. 2 Aug 1905, Chandlerville, IL; d. 8 Sep 1979, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Chandlerville Cem., Chandlerville, IL; resident of Chandlerville; M. Louise Crumrin on 15 Jun 1929 in Hannibal, MO, she died in 1977; Fa.: Ezza Vaughn; Mo.: Mary Miller; Survived by a son: Roland Vaughn of Chandlerville; a sister: Mrs. Marion (Laura) Dietsch of Chandlerville; and a grandchild: Matthew Vaughn of Chandlerville.

VAUGHN, Caleb Matthew; b. 4 Feb 1983, Springfield, IL: d. 4 Feb 1983, Springfield, IL; bu.: Chandlerville cem., Chandlerville, IL; Fa.: Matthew Vaughn; Mo.: Diana Henry; Survivors include his parents; his grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Fred Henry and Mr. & Mrs. Roland Vaughn, all of Chandlerville; and his great-grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Henry and Mrs. Faye Dearing, all of Chandlerville.

VAUGHN, Frances (Craft); b. (not given), she was 72 years of age at death; d. 17 Aug 1986, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Herrin, IL; M. Harold V. Vaughn (date & place not given), he died in 1983; Fa.: Elliott Craft; Mo.: (not given); Survived by a son: Jim Vaughn of Herrin; and a brother: Floyd Craft of Jacksonville.

VAUGHN, Francis Thomas; b. (not given), he was 84 years of age at death; d. 29 Oct 1977, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton; Parents: (not given); Survived by cousins; preceded by a brother and two sisters.

VAUGHN, J. Fred; b. 10 Oct 1895, Greene Co., IL; d. 1 Feb 1979, Alton, IL; Bu.: Glasgow Cem., Glasgow, IL; resident of Scott Co., IL; M. Lecie Day on 6 Sep 1914, she preceded in death; Fa.: Albert Vaughn; Mo.: Mettie Smith; Only nieces and nephews survive; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

VAUGHN, Louise (Crumrin); b. 15 Aug 1910, Cass Co., IL; d. 27 May 1977, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Chandlerville Cem., Chandlerville, IL; M. Eugene Vaughn on 15 Jun 1929 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Harry Crumrin; Mo.: Emma Zorn; Survived by her husband; a son: Roland Vaughn of Chandlerville; a grandson: Matthew Vaughn of Chandlerville; a brother: Arthur Crumrin of Virginia; Preceded by a sister.

VAUGHN, Mabel (Briggs); b. 21 May 1890, Camden, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 15 Jul 1988, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Mausoleum; M. Chester Vaughn on 4 Nov 1909 in Schuyler Co., IL, he died 12 Apr 1964; Fa.: Monroe Briggs; Mo.: Lucy Ann Hickerson; Survived by one son: Dr. Kenneth W. Vaughn of Albany, OR; five grand and eight great-grandchidlren; Preceded by one daughter: Mrs. Irwin (Helen) Snyder; one brother; and two sisters.

VAUGHN, Mae (Camerer); b. (not given), Carrollton, IL; d. 19 Dec 1982, Naples, FL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; former resident of Carrollton; M. Hugh Vaughn (date & place not given), he died in 1969; Fa.: Walter Camerer; Mo.: Sara Buchanan; Surviving are seven sisters: Bernice Kalogeras and Ilene Knaus, both of St. Louis; Eva Hubbard and Opal Pruitt, both of Carrollton, Flossie Costello and Violet Noland, both of Alton, and Thelma Lawson of White Hall.

VAUGHN, Melvin Fred; b. 5 Aug 1893, VT; d. 18 Apr 1991, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Camden, IL; M. Hazel Anderson on 3 Aug 1918 in Montgomery, AL, she died 3 Dec 1963; Fa.: Samuel D. Vaughn; Mo.: Hattie Snodgrass; Survived by three sons: Willard of Morris and Keith and Eldon, both of Camden; three daughters: Mrs. Henry (Maxine) Sargent and Mrs. Gene (Shirley) Ralston, both of Rushville, and Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Small of Rockford; 24 grand and 48 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by two sons: Sterling and one in infancy; one daughter: Vivian Ruth Vaughn; three brothers: Arthur, Alva and Chester; and four sisters: Stella Meyers, Ada Kniss, Mable Moore and Reba Vandiver.

VAUGHN, Sterling E.; b. 10 May 1920, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 7 Feb 1982, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; Army Air Force WWII Veteran; resident of Littleton, IL; M. Esther Croxton on 31 May 1944 in Clovis, NM; Fa.: Melvin Vaughn; Mo.: Hazel Anderson; Surviving are his wife; his father, who lives in Camden; two sons: Danny Vaughn of Herrin and Davey Vaughn of Greensboro, NC; four grandchildren; three sisters: Maxine Sargent and Mrs. Shirley Ralston, both of Rushville, and Mrs. Dorothy Small of Rockford; three brothers: Willard Vaughn of Morris, Keith and Eldon Vaughn of Camden.

VEACH, Vinita (Rogers); b. 20 Sep 1900, St. James, MO; d. 24 May 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Sangamon Co., IL; resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Jasper Veach (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: James Rogers; Mo.: Ella Matlock; Survived by a grandson: Rick Veach of Greenview, MI; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two sons: Burton and James; two sisters and two brothers.

VEDDER, David T. "Sonny"; b. 1 Feb 1930, Arcadia, IL; d. 18 Mar 1995, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; resident of Virden; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Margaret L. Gabbert Snyder on 27 Sep 1972 in Virden, IL; Fa.: Jesse H. Vedder; Mo.: Clara E. Lacy; Survived by his wife; one son: Thomas D. Vedder of Girard; two stepsons: Larry Love of Peoria and Bill Snyder of Waggoner; one daughter: Mrs. Brad (Stacy) Campbell of Jacksonville; three stepdaughters: Judy Whitworth of Mt. Dora, FL, Kay Gauble of Medford, NJ and Karen Snell of Modesto; 16 grand and three great-grandchildren; one brother: Ronald Vedder of Fairbury; two sisters: Mrs. Sherman (Marge) Orr of Niantic and Mrs. Robert (Betty) Pennell of Jacksonville; one aunt: Augusta Claus of Jacksonville; and several cousins: Preceded by one brother: Lee Vedder.

VEDDER, Frank; b. 29 Aug 1889, IL; d. 12 Mar 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.; Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; resident of rural Nortonville; WWI Veteran; M. Lula Belle Caldwell in 1921, she died in 1971; Fa.: Joseph Vedder; Mo.: Frona Schneider; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Georgia Wilson of Carlinville, Mrs. Frances Jackson of Murrayville and Mrs. Bonnie Orris of rural Franklin; two sons: Joseph Vedder and William Vedder, both of rural Murrayville; 11 grand and 13 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Jess Vedder of Jacksonville.

VEDDER, Ida "Sis" (Mason); b. 25 Jun 1898, Murrayville, IL; d. 4 Oct 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; resident of Murrayville, IL; M. Virgil Vedder Sr. on 5 Feb 1929 in Murrayville, IL, he died 15 Jul 1966; Fa.: Thomas Mason; Mo.: Louella Steele; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Vernon (Helen) Hundley of Hennepin and Mrs. Olin (Marian) Mueller of Buena Vista, CO; two sons: Virgil Vedder Jr. of Waverly and Donald Vedder of Murrayville; six grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

VEDDER, Jesse H.; b. 29 Jan 1894, Nortonville, IL; d. 13 May 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Nortonville Cem., Nortonville, IL; resident of the Woodson, IL area; M. Clara Lacey on 28 Jun 1916, she died 30 Nov 1969; Fa.: Joseph Vedder; Mo.: Frona Schneider; Survived by these children: Mrs. Sherman (Marge) Orr of Niantic, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Pennell of Jacksonville, David Vedder of Girard and Ronald Vedder of Fairbury; 13 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; The last of six children, he was preceded by a son: Lee, in February of 1979.

VEDDER, Lee; b. 1 Mar 1932, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Feb 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; Korean War Veteran; resident of Paxton; formerly of the Literberry community; M. Jacqueline Briggs on 31 Dec 1951 in Greenville, IL; Fa.: Jesse Vedder; Mo.: Clara Lacey; Survived by these children: Mike Vedder and Bruce Vedder, both of Paxton, and David Vedder and Cindy Vedder, both of Kent, WA; two grandchildren; his father of Jacksonville; these sisters and brothers: Mrs. Betty Pennell of Jacksonville, Mrs. Marge Orr of Niantic, David Vedder of Girard and Ronald Vedder of Fairbury.

VEDDER, Robert; b. 17 Nov 1912, near Murrayville, IL; d. 12 Nov 1982, Cuba, MO; Bu.: Youngblood Cem., Nortonville, IL; M. Evelyn Large in 1937; Fa.: George Vedder; Mo.: Sadie Henry; Surviving are three daughters: Janel Noel of Kansas City, MO; Linda Maune of Little Rock, AR and Sharon Sanchez of Lima, Peru; a son: Robert A. Vedder of Springfield, MO; nine grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Frona McNeely of Waverly; also survived by his wife.

VEITH, Clara M.; b. 15 Oct 1922, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 19 Dec 1992, Morton Grove, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Northfield; formerly of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Peter John Veith; Mo.: Edna Estes; Survived by her mother: Edna Veith of Northfield; a sister: Mrs. Edgar (Nora) Kittendorf of Northfield; two nieces; one nephew; two grand-nieces and four grand-nephews; Preceded by her father.

VEITH, Frank D.; b. 27 Oct 1904, Ellery, IL; d. 4 Oct 1977, Belleville, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Roodhouse; M. (1) Mable Hildred Heath on 27 Dec 1929, she died 23 Jan 1953; (2) Juanita Jane Holtgrewe on 18 Sep 1970; Fa.: Thomas Edward Veith; Mo.: Nell Woods; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Ulrich (Judith Anne) Kuster of Gales Ferry, CT; a son: Sgt. William D. Veith of Ft. Shafter, HI; two grandsons; a brother: Harry L. Veith of Albion, IL and a sister: Mrs. Noel M. Naylor of Riverside, CA; Preceded by three brothers.

VELTEN, Martha Ann; b. 14 Jun 1903, Ashland, IL; d. 18 Jan 1978, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Virginia, IL; Fa.: Nicholas Velten; Mo.: Alvina Reiser; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Cecelia Votsmier of Jacksonville, Mrs. Alvina Newell of Ashland and Mrs. Bernice Irwin of Pleasant Plains; a brother: Nicholas Velten of Virginia; and nieces and nephews.

VELTEN, Nicholas Lee; b. 12 May 1936, Jacksonville, IL; d. 31 May 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Donna Petefish on 24 Apr 1965 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: Nicholas M. Velten; Mo.: Muriel Brannan; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Renee Hardwick and Sherri Kesterson of Virginia, Julie Blaise of Alexander, Marisa Young of Virginia and Cathy Velten at home; three sons: Nicholas J. Velten, stationed with the army in West Germany, Rickey Lee and Tony Velten of Virginia; five brothers: Michael and Reginald Velten of CA, Terry Velten of Savannah, GA, Tim Velten of MT, Kevin Velten of VA; and 11 grandchildren.

VELTEN, Nicholas M.; b. 15 Aug 1912, Ashland, IL; d. 7 Apr 1995, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Muriel Brannan on 15 May 1935 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Nicholas M. Velten; Mo.: Alvena Reiser; Survived by his wife; five sons: Michael Velten of Laguna Beach, CA, Terry Velten of Phoenixville, PA, Reginald Velten of Folson, CA, Tim Velten of Newcastle, WY and Kevin Velten of Virginia; 19 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; one sister: Alvena Newell of Franklin, TN; and several nieces and nephew; Preceded by one son: Nicholas L. Velten in 1986; an infant daughter; and five sisters: Martha Velten, Alma Votsmier, Edna Velten, Cecilia Votsmier and Bernice Irwin.

VENABLE, Mary Dale (Carnes); b. 2 May 1915; d. 26 Nov 1994, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. John Edmonds Venable on 12 Jun 1937 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: John Nelson Carnes; Mo.: Mary Quinlin; Survived by her husband; one son: John Carnes "Jack" Venable of Pittsfield; one daughter: Mrs. Mary Jacqueline "Jay" Dodds of Arlington, TX; three grandsons; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; and three nieces; Preceded by a daughter: Judith Ann Livermore; a sister: Margaret Helen McGreevy; and a brother in infancy.

VENTERS, Fannie (Skiles) ; b. 12 Sep 1891, Browning, IL; d. 25 Nov 1985, Washington Christian Village; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. John E. Venters in 27 Mar 1910 in Browning, IL, he died 23 Dec 1974; Fa.: William C. Skiles; Mo.: Miriah Wisdom; Survived by a son: James Willis Venters of Washington; a granddaughter: Nora Ann Whipple of Brandenburg, KY; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by eight half-brothers and three half-sisters.

VENTIMIGLIA, Marilyn; b. 30 Dec 1928, Alton, IL; d. 9 Sep 1990, Alton, IL; Bu.: St. Patrick's Cem., Alton, IL; M. (not stated); Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband; Paul of Alton; her mother: Irene Bleem of Alton; one son: Paul W. Ventimiglia of Alton; two daughters: Marianne Weigler of Jacksonville and Andrea Weirich of Alton; and seven grandchildren.

VENUS, Velma M. (Earls); b. 7 May 1907, Oquakwa, IL; d. 1 Jul 1992, New Canton, IL; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; M. Raymond Arthur Venus in Joplin, MO, he died 12 Oct 1954; Fa.: William Sidney Earls; Mo.: Rose Althea Bailey; Survived by a daughter: Rosemary Sue Hess of Quincy; Preceded by a son: Raymond Sidney Venus; one brother; and one sister.

VENVERTLOH, Anne G.; b. 26 Jul 1891, Brown Co., IL; d. 2 Jul 1986, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Bernard Venvertloh; Mo.: Elizabeth Peek; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Helen Cox of Camp Point; several grandnieces and grandnephews; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

VENVERTLOH, Clara Marie; b. 31 Jan 1895, Brown Co., IL; d. 10 Jan 1986, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Bernard Venvertloh; Mo.: Elizabeth Peek; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Helen Cox of Camp Point and Anne Venvertloh of Mt. Sterling; several great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded by three brothers and a sister.

VENVERTLOH, Frederick William; b. 31 Aug 1900, Brown Co., IL; d. 24 Jul 1977, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Bernard Venvertloh; Mo.: Elizabeth Peek; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Helen Cox, Miss Clara Venvertloh and Miss Anne Venvertloh, all of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

VERA, Maye S. (Stone) Lovell; b. 1 May 1885, Pike Co., IL; d. 20 Oct 1979, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Pittsfield, IL; M. (1) A. B. Lovell (date & place not given); (2) Jack Vera (date & place not given), both husbands preceded in death; Fa.: Edgar A. Stone; Mo.: Phoebe Davis; No survivors listed in newspaper.

VERDON, Joseph R.; b. 1 Jan 1922, Lincoln, RI; d. 30 Apr 1986, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of Decatur, IL; M. Marjorie Christison in 1945; Fa.: George W. Verdon; Mo.: Kathleen Kaney; Survived by his wife; three brothers: George W. Verdon Jr., James K. Verdon and John M. Verdon, all of Lincoln, RI; and two sisters: Mrs. Alvin (Anna) Tucker and Susan Verdon, both of Lincoln, RI; Preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

VERMILLION, Edgar A.; b. 4 May 1928, rural Huntsville, IL; d. 16 Jul 1995, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: (not given); Korean War Army Veteran; M. Thelma Rose Still on 4 Feb 1950 in Mt. Sterling, IL; FA.: Lewis Edgar Vermillion; Mo.: Grace Frances McMeins; Survived by his wife; five children: Danny, Dick and Daryl Vermillion, all of Beardstown, Diane Stevens of Rushville and David Vermillion of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Edith Boyles of Rockford; 11 grand and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Lewis E. "Bill" Vermillion and Walter Raymond Vermillion in infancy; and one sister: Mary Blair.

VERMILLION, Lewis "Bill"; b. 11 Feb 1926, Huntsville, IL; d. 29 Mar 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; Army Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Betty I. Smyers on 17 Aug 1956 in Ripley, IL; Fa.: Lewis Edgar Vermillion; Mo.: Grace Frances McMeins; Survived by his wife; one brother: Edgar A. Vermillion of Mt. Sterling; one sister: Edith Boyles of Rockford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by one sister: Mary L. Blair; and one infant brother: Walter Raymond.

VERNON, Harriett E. (Cowen); b. 30 Oct 1918, Beardstown, IL; d. 10 Apr 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Alexis Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Rufus Vernon on 12 Oct 1939 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Horace Cowen; Mo.: Cecil Ryan; Survived by her husband; a son: Patrick; a daughter: Mary Katherine; her mother; two brothers: Patrick and Bill Cowen; and five grandchildren, all of Beardstown.

VERNON, Rufus; b. 22 Jan 1917, Beardstown, IL; d. 16 Nov 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Alexis Catholic Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; WWII Air Force Veteran; M. (1) Harriet Cowen on 12 Oct 1939 in Beardstown, IL, she died 10 Apr 1976; (2) Viola Inskip on 18 May 1981 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Dr. (first name not given) Vernon; Mo.: Maude VanPatten; Survived by his wife; a son: Patrick Vernon of Greenfield, IN; one daughter: Mrs. Jackie (Mary Catherine) Landes of Frederick; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Mary Weatherford of Springfield; four stepsons: Jim Anderson of Champaign, Terry Anderson of Norfolk, VA, Raymond and Robert Anderson, both of Springfield; eight grandchildren and four step-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Knox Vernon and Dr. Hayworth Vernon.

VERNOR, Infant Son; b. 14 Jan 1981, Springfield, IL; d. 14 Jan 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; Fa.: Russell L. Vernor III; Mo.: Tina Hinners; Survived by his parents of Jacksonville; and grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Herb Hinners of Meredosia and Mr. & Mrs. Russel L. Vernor Jr. of Jacksonville.

VERNOR, Maude; b. 29 Jan 1895, Nashville, IL; d. 2 Jan 1986, Lake Jackson, TX; Bu.: Magnolia Cem., Beaumont, TX; M. Russell L. Vernor Sr. (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Parents: (not given); Survived by two sons: Russel L. Vernor Jr. of Jacksonville and John Vernor of Lake Jackson, TX; five grandchildren: including Maurene of Winchester and Rusty of Jacksonville; and six great-grandchildren.

VERRANAULT, Pauline L. (Goodwin); b. 24 Jun 1927, Wyndotte, MI; d. 1 Dec 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Belltown Cem., Belltown, IL; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Bernard Verranault on 1 Mar 1969 in El Paso, TX, he died 14 Feb 1983; Fa.: Vernon Goodwin; Mo.: Beatrice Herrick; Survived by one daughter: Connie Fisher of White Hall; four grand and seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Shirley McDonald of Grand Rapids, MI and Carol VerBurg of Avondale, AZ; Preceded by one grandson: Charles Celcer.

VERTICCHIO, Marge (Lacy); b. 1 Sep 1923, Benld, IL; d. 21 Apr 1996, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Holy Cross Cem., Gillespie, IL; resident of Mount Clare, IL; M. Paul C. Verticchio on 25 Jul 1945 in Benld, IL, he died 6 Dec 1987; Fa.: Andrew Lacy; Mo.: Elizabeth Krupar; Survived by five sons: Paul A. of Jacksonville, Rick of Gillespie, Randy of Jacksonville, Mark of Gillespie and Tom of River Forest; one daughter: Jayne Cioni of Staunton; three brothers: George and Andrew Lacy, both of Gillespie, and John Lacy of Gulf Shores, AL; and 16 grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Michael; and three sisters: Helen Aghetta, Ann Lonasky and Elizabeth Varcho.

VESEY, Infant; b. (not given), was 14 weeks old at death; d. 6 May 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Sandra Phalen Vesey; Survived by his mother; a sister: Druanne Vesey; grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Charles Phalen of Jacksonville; and great-grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Ernest DeFrates of Jacksonville.

VESPOLI, Joseph; b. 19 Mar 1918, Paloma, Italy; d. 15 Jan 1993, Prescott, AZ; Bu.: Park Lawn Cem., Barry, IL; Navy Veteran and WWII Army Veteran; M. (not stated); resident of Prescott Valley, AZ; Fa.: Louigie Vespoli; Mo.: Rabina Conquie; Survived by his mother; a stepson: Raymond Williams of Prescott Valley; two step granddaughters; a step great-granddaughter; two brothers: John and Albert Vespoli; and a sister: Mary DeSemone, all of Babylon, NY.

VESTAL, Lester L.; b. 25 Oct 1916, Keokuk, IA; d. 29 Jan 1991, northeast of Literberry, IL; Bu.: Ashland City Cem., Ashland, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Mildred L. Robinson (date & place not given), wife died in same auto accident as Lester; Fa.: Charles Henry Vestal; Mo.: Blanche Glines; Survived by two sons: Robert Dean Vestal of Ashland and William Lee Vestal of Tyler, TX; and several grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Herbert and Herman; an infant brother: Charles; one sister: Vera Ruth; and his twin sister: Esther Leona.

VESTAL, Mildred L. (Robinson); b. 30 Aug 1921, Kilbourne, IL; d. 29 Jan 1991, northeast of Literberry, IL; Bu.: Ashland City Cem., Ashland, IL; M. Lester L. Vestal (date & place not given), he died in the same auto accident as Mildred; Fa.: William H. Robison; Mo.: Rosie Miller; Survived by two sons: Robert Dean Vestal of Ashland and William Lee Vestal of Tyler, TX; several grandchildren; her mother of Virginia; and a brother: Raymond of Centralia, MO; Preceded by her father and two brothers: Harold and George.

VESTEL, Carl L.; b. 29 Sep 1904, Winchester, IL; d. 12 Aug 1995, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of White Hall; formerly of Winchester; M. (1) Virgie M. McCarty on 19 Jul 1933, she died 29 Jun 1959; (2) Mary Powell Surbeck in 1963; Fa.: Jesse Vestel; Mo.: Loretta Romine; Survived by his wife; one stepson: Lyndell (wife, Carole) Surbeck of Jacksonville; one stepdaughter: Janice (husband, David) Plummer of White Hall; three step grand and six step great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Romina Russell of Holt Summit, MO and Bertha Steelman of Roodhouse; Preceded by five brothers: John, Clarence, Claude and two brothers in infancy; two sisters: Daisy Killebrew and Bessie Nagle.

VESTEL, Charlotte J.; b. 10 Jan 1938, Roodhouse, IL; d. 12 Oct 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; Fa.: William Lester Vestel; Mo.: Blanche Downs; Survived by one brother: William "Sharry" (wife, Lynn) Vestel of Nichols, NY; three aunts; one uncle; and several nieces and nephews.

VESTEL, Clarence M.; b. 4 Feb 1901, Scott Co., IL; d. 27 Oct 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Rawlins Cem.; resident of White Hall, IL; Fa.: Jeffe L. Vestel; Mo.: Etna Romaine; Survived by four sisters; Mrs. John (Bessie) Nagle, Mrs. Buell (Bertha) Steelman and Mrs. Randall (Daisy) Killebrew of Roodhouse and Mrs. Donald (Romina) Russel of Tulsa, OK; two brothers: Claude R. of Roodhouse and Carl of White Hall; Preceded by three brothers.

VESTEL, Claude Ray; b. 15 Jun 1899, Hillview, IL; d. 9 Apr 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Mildred Surbeck on 27 Mar 1919 in Hillview, IL, she died 6 Feb 1988; Fa.: Jesse Vestel; Mo.: Loretta Romine; Survived by a son: Nyle of White Hall; three grandchildren; one brother: Carl; and three sisters: Bessie Nagle and Bertha Steelman, both of Roodhouse, and Romina Russell of Holt Summit, MO; Preceded by one sister: Daisy Killebrew; and four brothers: John, Clarence and two infants.

VESTEL, Don; b. 21 Mar 1945, Spokane, WA; d. 31 Jan 1995, Irving, TX; Bu.: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, TX; resident of Irving, TX; M. Anne M. Putnam on 1 Jul 1985 in Austin, TX; Fa.: Everett Vestel; Mo.: Nadine Grimsley; Survived by his wife; Anne of Irving, TX; two sons: Donald Vestel Jr. and Steven Vestel, both of Girard; a daughter: Cindy Chapman of Girard; one grandson; his parents of Roodhouse; a brother: Jimmy Vestel of Roodhouse; and a sister: Beverly Robinson of San Antonio, TX.

VESTEL, John C.; b. 28 Sep 1897, Scott Co., IL; d. 13 Jun 1988, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; M. Nellie Mabel Barnett on 1 Sep 1918 in Carrollton, IL, she died 25 Nov 1984; Fa.: Jesse Vestel; Mo.; Loretta Romine; Survived by a son: Raymond of Roodhouse; three daughters: Mrs. Darrell (Virginia) Spencer of White Hall, Mrs. Charles (Norma) Beard of New Berlin and Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Morris of Jacksonville; three brothers: Claude of Roodhouse and Carl and Clarence, both of White Hall; four sisters: Mrs. Bessie Nagle, Bertha Steelman and Mrs. Daisy Killebrew, all of Roodhouse; and Romina Russell of Tulsa, OK; nine grand and 20 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and a grandchild.

VESTEL, Mildred "Missie" (Surbeck); b. 15 Sep 1899, Hillview, IL; d. 6 Feb 1988, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of rural Murrayville, IL; M. Claude R. Vestel on 27 Mar 1919 in Greene Co., IL; Fa.: Frederick Surbeck; Mo.: Christina Schier; Survived by her husband; one son: Nyle of White Hall; one sister: Delta Rimbey of FL; three grandchildren: Sue Frioli of Roodhouse, Bernie Vestel of Carlinville and Jill Gibson of Freeport; four great-grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers.

VESTEL, Nellie M. (Barnett); b. 26 Aug 1898, Scott Co., IL; d. 25 Nov 1984, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; M. John C. Vestel on 11 Sep 1918 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: John G. Barnett; Mo.: Susie M. McEvers; Survived by one son: Raymond Vestel, Roodhouse; three daughters: Mrs. Darrell (Virginia) Spencer of White Hall, Mrs. Charles (Norma) Beard of New Berlin, and Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Morris of Jacksonville; nine grand and 20 great-grandchildren; and three brothers: Jesse H. Barnett of Jacksonville, James E. Barnett, Roodhouse, and Jay J. Barnett, of Patterson; Preceded by a brother; a sister and a grandchild.

VESTEL, Raymond; b. 19 Jul 1919, Hillview, IL; d. 28 Oct 1993, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Richwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Nedra Anderson on 20 Sep 1940 in Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: John C. Vestel; Mo.: Nellie Barnett; Survived by his wife; a son: Ronnie Vestel (wife, Doris) of Roodhouse; a daughter: Mrs. Ronald (Ruth Ann) Beams of Roodhouse; three sisters: Mrs. Darrell (Virginia) Spencer of White Hall, Mrs. Charles (Norma) Beard of New Berlin and Mrs. Clarence (Dorothy) Morris of Jacksonville.

VETTE, Alma Marie (Huppe); b. 4 Aug 1901, Sangamon Valley, near Beardstown, IL; d. 13 Sep 1996, Moorhead, MN; Bu.: Moorhead, MN; M. Herman E. Vette on 26 Jan 1922 in Arenzville, IL, he died 15 Apr 1968; Fa.: Henry F. Huppe; Mo.: Lucinda Roegge; Survived by two sons: Albert (wife, Irene) Vette and Leland (wife, Eileen) Vette of Moorhead, MN; one daughter; Helen (husband, Harvey) Boen of Bismark, ND; one brother: William H. Huppe of Arenzville; two sisters: Minnie Carls of Arenzville and Edna Lotter of Palos Heights; seven grand and 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Arthur G. Huppe; and one sister: Norma Krohe.

VETTE, Floyd O.; b. 9 Sep 1914, Bluff Springs, IL; d. 21 Mar 1981, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Bluff Springs, IL; Fa.: William F. Vette; Mo.: Clara Boensel; Survived by a brother: Clifford Vette of Chandlerville; and three sisters: Mrs. Alice Sweatman of Virginia, Mrs. Erma Ruppel of Beardstown and Mrs. Ruth Wankel of Ft. Collins, CO; and an aunt: Ruby Boensel of Jacksonville, who raised him.

VIBBART, Herbert E.; b. 14 Feb 1922, Burkesville, KY; d. 9 Dec 1990, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of the IL Veterans Home at Quincy; Fa.: James Vibbart; Mo.: Dovie Jackson; Survived by several nieces and nephews in the area; Preceded by an infant son: two brothers: Jesse and Wade; one sister: Edna; and a stepsister: Maude.

VICKERY, John R.; b. 7 Jun 1911, Jacksonville, IL; d. 13 Feb 1984, Clearwater, FL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Belleair, FL; M. Margaret Henry on 15 Sep 1934; Fa.: John R. Vickery Sr.; Mo.: Katherine Angel; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Linda Burkhart of Dallas, TX; three grandsons: John Albright of Oldsmar, FL and John Burkhart and Jerry Burkhart, both of Dallas, TX; Preceded in death by one daughter: Judy Albright.

VICKERY, Margaret (Henry); b. 10 Dec 1909, East St. Louis, IL; d. 29 Feb 1992, Richardson, TX; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Richardson, TX; formerly of Jacksonville; M. John R. "Jack" Vickery Jr. on 15 Sep 1934, he died 13 Feb 1984; Fa.: Jesse Henry; Mo.: Mary Lonergan; Survived by one daughter: Linda Burkhart of Richardson, TX; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers: William Henry of Springfield and Edwin Henry of Wilsonville, OR; Preceded by one daughter: Judith Albright and two brothers: Charles and Robert Henry.

VIEIRA, Cal; b. 16 Nov 1885, Island of Madeira; d. 23 Nov 1985, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL: came to the US at the age of 19 years; M. Myrtle DeFreitas on 30 Nov 1911 in Jacksonville, she died 19 Mar 1983; Fa.: Tony Vieira; Mo.: Anna Santos; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Harold (Catherine) DeFrates and Virginia Sims, both of Jacksonville; one son: Leroy "Lee" of Springfield; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers and one sister.

VIEIRA, Charles H.; b. 24 Nov 1909, Jacksonville, IL; d. 23 Oct 1984, Danville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Army WWII Veteran; M. Helen E. Embree on 7 Dec 1945 in Springfield, IL, she died in 1983; Fa.: Charles J. Vieira; Mo.: Mary L. Herberg; Survived by a daughter: Carol, the wife of Dr. Alvin D. Rivera of Rockville, MD; Preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

VIEIRA, Clyde R.; b. 17 Feb 1931, Jacksonville, IL; d. 30 Dec 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Olive Cem., Chicago, IL; resident of Chicago; M. Helen Morrealli (date & place not given), she died in 1980; Fa.: Charles W. Vieira; Mo.: Nola Beatrice Taul; Surviving are his mother of Jacksonville; three children: Andrea Lynn Vieira, Patty Joy Vieira and Scott A. Vieira, all of Chicago; two grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters: Charles W., Robert S., Lawrence E., Wilbur E. and Mrs. Frances Baptist, all of Jacksonville, and Nylene Beatrice Van Hyning of Lynnville; Preceded in death by his father.

VIEIRA, Earlyne (Walker); b. 24 Nov 1922, Jacksonville, IL; d. 4 Jan 1992, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Salem, IL; resident of Springfield, IL; M. Leroy Vieira (date & place not given); FA.: Earl Walker; Mo.: Ruth (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; three sons: Greg, John and Mike; 10 grand and three great-grandchildren, all of Salem.

VIEIRA, Elinor E. (VanHyning); b. 5 Jan 1929, Bluffs, IL; d. 20 May 1976, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Lewis VanHyning; Mo.: Verna B. Masters; Survived by her father of Jacksonville; a son: Thomas W. Vieira of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren: Christine and Jennifer; these brothers & sisters: Charles VanHyning of Glenview, IL, Roy VanHyning of Decatur, Richard VanHyning of Moline, Bill VanHyning, Claude VanHyning, Mrs. Edward (Pat) Beavers and Marjorie Wright, all of Jacksonville, Betty Cernava of Carrollton, OH, Rosemary Rabenau of Rosena, CA and Josephine Orris of Paris, IL; Preceded by her father and one son.

VIEIRA, Ella Mae (Evans); b. 16 Aug 1925, near Jacksonville, IL; d. 14 Aug 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Lawrence E. Vieira on 7 Sep 1967 in Hannibal, MO; Fa.: Charles R. Evans; Mo.: Addie Stacy; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Norma Jean Vieira of Jacksonville; a stepson: Tim Vieira of Jacksonville; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; the following brothers & sisters: David Evans of Los Angeles, CA, Granville Evans of Jacksonville, Benie Evans and Stella McDannald, both of Peoria, Flossie Vaniter of Murrayville, Charles Evans of Fountain Hills, AZ and Ronnie Evans of Tulsa, OK; Preceded by a stepson: Lawrence Jr.; two brothers; and a sister.

VIEIRA, Eugene J.; b. 5 Jan 1899, Jacksonville, IL; d. 17 Sep 1979, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Maxine Born on 18 Jun 1934 in Fondulac, WI; Fa.: Nicholas Vieira; Mo.: Emma Silver; Survived by his wife; a son: James Vieira, and a daughter: Virginia Wood, both of Beardstown; five grandchildren; and a niece: Mrs. Maria Woods of Beardstown.

VIEIRA, George L.; b. 27 Feb 1905, Jacksonville, IL; d. 30 Aug 1982, Galesburg, IL; Bu.: Memorial Park Cem., Galesburg, IL; M. Clara Elizabeth Osburg on 28 Dec 1946 in Rock Island, IL; former Jacksonville resident; Parents: (not given); Surviving are his wife; two sisters: Lula Linebaugh and Ruth Schneider, both of Jacksonville.

VIEIRA, George William; b. 15 Feb 1930, Jacksonville, IL; d. 15 Aug 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: George M. Vieira; Mo.: Bernice Fernandes; Survived by his mother of Jacksonville; four sisters: Mrs. Jack (Helen) Robinson and Judy Vieira, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. John (Wilma) Walker of Florissant, MO and Mrs. Jim (Mary) Read of Heyworth; four nephews; and three nieces; Preceded by his father and two brothers.

VIEIRA, Hazel F. (Hocking); b. 2 May 1891, Morgan Co., IL; d. 26 Jun 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Ernest D. Vieira on 28 Nov 1912 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 20 Feb 1972; Fa.: Richard H. Hocking; Mo.: Gertrude Jolly; Survived by two daughters; Mrs. Eleanor Markillie and Mrs. Gertrude Brennan, both of Jacksonville; a niece: Mrs. Bill (Carol) Western of Assumption, who was raised in the family home; five grand and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother: Richard Hocking; and a sister: Mrs. Russell (Vera) Austiff, both of Franklin.

VIEIRA, Helen (Embree); b. 12 Aug 1906, West Amherst, Nova Scotia; d. 3 Jun 1983, Danville, IL; bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL: WWII Women's Army Corps Veteran; M. Charles H. Vieira on 7 Dec 1945 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: J. Russell Embree; Mo.: Ethel Jean Bent; Survived by her husband of Danville; one daughter: Carol S., wife of Dr. Alvin D. Rivera of Rockville, MD; three brothers and four sisters: Borden and Walter both of Amherst, Nova Scotia; Sherman of Vancouver, BC; Phyllis Graham of Kingston, Ont.; Jean Cartwright of Victoria, BC, Florence (Sally) VanLennet of San Carlos, CA, and Dorothy Springer of Redwood City, CA; Preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

VIEIRA, Janice (Harms); b. (not given), she was 54 years of age at death; d. 27 Jun 1976, Springfield, IL: Bu.: (not given); M. Merle Vieira (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by her husband of Springfield; three children: Carol Curry of Chicago, Cathy Vieira of Kansas City, MO and Mike, at home; a number of sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law in the Jacksonville area.

VIEIRA, John; b. (not given), Jacksonville, IL, he was 77 years of age at death; d. 28 Jun 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; former resident of Jacksonville; M. Dorothy Collins in 1936; Fa.; Joseph Vieira; Mo.: Mary (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; two sons: John David of CA and James Joseph of Riverside, CA; one daughter: Ruthann Swan of Peoria and nine grandchidlren; Preceded by two sisters and one brother.

VIEIRA, Josephine (Steinmetz); b. (not given), she was 77 years of age at death; d. 22 Nov 1976, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: St. Louis, MO; resident of St. Mo; M. Luther Vieira (date & place not given), he died in 1965; Parents: (not given); Preceded in death by a sister: Kathryn; No survivors listed.

VIEIRA, Lawrence E.; b. 19 Mar 1926, Jacksonville, IL; d. 1 Jul 1993, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. (1) Elinor VanHyning (date & place not given), she preceded in death; (2) Ella Mae Evans (date & place not given), she preceded in death; (3) Louise Knox on 31 Dec 1989; Fa.: Charles Edwin Vieira; Mo.: Nola B. Taul; Survived by his wife; a son: Thomas W. Vieira of Jacksonville; three stepsons: Larry Knox of Urbana, Lyle Knox of Jacksonville and Lynn Knox of Mattoon; three grandchidlren; three brothers: Charles, Robert and Wilbur Vieira, all of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Frances Baptist of Jacksonville and Mrs. Clyde (Nylene) VanHyning of Lynnville; Preceded by a son: Larry Vieira; and three brothers.

VIEIRA, Leonard F.; b. 24 Mar 1901, Jacksonville, IL; d. 12 May 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL: M. Thyra V. Fernandes on 4 Aug 1921 in Winchester, IL, she died 14 Dec 1988; Fa.: Frank Vieira; Mo.: Nellie Ornellas; Survived by three children: Mrs. Denby (Mardelle) Ranson of Jacksonville, Leonard Vieira Jr. of Bloomington, IN and Mrs. Dan (Velma) Menghini of Springfield; five grand and nine great-grandchildren.

VIEIRA, Lloyd A.; b. (not given), Jacksonville, he was in his 80s at death; d. 27 Mar 1979, Moberly, MO; bu.: Moberly, MO; Moved to MO as a young man; M. Helen (maiden, date & place not given); Parents: (not given); The last of his immediate family, he is survived by his widow; They had no children.

VIEIRA, Maxine M. (Born); b. 14 Dec 1919, WI; d. 26 Feb 1991, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Eugene J. Vieira on 18 Jun 1934 in Fondulac, WI, he died 17 Sep 1979; Fa.: George L. Born; Mo.: Selma Rhode; Survived by one son: James of Beardstown; one daughter: Virginia Skinner of Beardstown; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; and one brother: George C. Born of Vinita, OK.

VIEIRA, Merle; b. 24 Dec 1922, Jacksonville, IL; d. 1 Sep 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Services in Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Janice Harms (date & place not given), she preceded in death; Fa.: George M. Vieira; Mo.: Bernice Fernandes; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Dean (Carol) Currie and Mrs. Mike (Cathy) Munskie, both of Chicago; a son: Mike Vieira of CA; three grandchildren; a brother: Bill Vieira of Jacksonville; and four sisters; Judy Vieira and Mrs. John (Helen) Robinson, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. John (Wilma) Walker of Florissant, MO and Mrs. Jim (Mary) Read of Heyworth.

VIEIRA, Myrtle Mae (DeFreitas); b. 10 Sep 1892, Jacksonville, IL: d. 19 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Cal Vieira on 30 Nov 1911 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: William DeFreitas; Mo.: Rose Smith; Survived by her husband; two daughters and one son: Mrs. Harold (Catherine) DeFrates and Mrs. William A. (Virginia) Sims, both of Jacksonville and Leroy (Lee) of Springfield; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

VIEIRA, Nellie (Marion); b. 23 Oct 1902, Jacksonville, IL; d. 17 Jul 1995, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL: M. William Vieira on 20 Oct 1921, he died 25 Jan 1981; Fa.: Tom Marion; Mo.: (not given); Survived by one son: Don Vieira of Jacksonville; three grand and seven great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons: William Jr. and Earl; one brother and two sisters.

VIEIRA, Nola B. (Taul); b. 21 Mar 1898, Mattingly, KY; d. 9 Apr 1992, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL: M. Charles Edwin Vieira on 1 Dec 1914 in Breckenridge Co., KY, he died 17 Jun 1955; Fa.: William I. Taul; Mo.: Bettie Hawkins; Survived by four sons: Charles, Robert, Lawrence and Wilbur, all of Jacksonville; two daughters; Frances Baptist of Jacksonville and Mrs. Clyde (Nylene) VanHyning of Lynnville; 27 grand, 45 great-grand and 14 great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by three sons; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one great-great-grandchild; and two brothers.

VIEIRA, Sharon J. (Mahoney); b: 3 Aug 1949, Sangamon Co., Il.; d: 21 Oct 1995, Jacksonville, Il. (Passavant Hosp); Bu: East Cemetery, Jacksonville; M: Robert Vieira; FA: James Floyd Mahoney; MO: Hazel Marie Smith; Resident of Jacksonville.; Survived by her mother: Hazel Marie Sanders of Jacksonville; two daughters: Sherry Vieira of Hettick and Robin Weinant of Jacksonville; three grand children; two sisters : Frances London and Cathy Miller, both of Jacksonville; and four brothers: Lloyd of Jacksonville, Kenneth James Mahoney of Oklahoma and Chris and Randy Sanders, both of Jacksonville.; Preceded by her father; and a daughter: Roseanne Vieira.

VIEIRA, Thyra V. (Fernandes); b. 31 Aug 1902, Jacksonville, IL: d. 14 Dec 1988, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Leonard F. Vieira on 4 Aug 1921 in Winchester, IL; Fa.: David Fernandes; Mo.: Lena Souza; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Denby (Mardelle) Ranson of Jacksonville and Mrs. Dan (Velma) Menghini of Springfield; a son: Leonard Vieira Jr. of Bloomington, IN; five grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by her parents; a brother; and a sister.

VIEIRA, William Sr.; b. 11 Aug 1899, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 Jan 1981, Jacksonville, IL: bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Nellie Marion on 20 Oct 1921; Fa.: John R. Vieira; Mo.: Tillie Baptist; Survived by his wife; two sons: William Jr. and Donald Eugene, both of Jacksonville; three grand and seven great-grandchildren; a brother: Melvin Vieira; and a sister: Dorothy Paster, both of CA; Preceded by two sons, three sisters and a brother.

VIEIRA, William R. Jr.; b. 21 Apr 1922, Jacksonville, IL: d. 28 May 1982, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Panther Creek Cem., Scottville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Geraldine Cox on 15 Jun 1946 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: William Vieira Sr.; Mo.: Nellie Marion; Survived by his wife; a son: William Russell Vieira III of Alsey; a daughter: Donna Swanson of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; a brother: Donald of Jacksonville; and a nephew: Larry Vieira of Jacksonville; Preceded by his father; a daughter: Karen; and two brothers.

VIERK, Sarah; b. 27 May 1962, Hammond, IN; d. 15 Jul 1995, Springfield, IL; bu.: Oak Glen Lutheran Cem., Lansing, MI; resident of Jacksonville; Fa.: Howard F. Vierk; Mo.: Lydia Krell; Survived by her father of Springfield; one sister: Mrs. Craig (Patti) Backs of Springfield; grandparents: August and Anna Krell of Lansing; one niece; one nephew; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by her mother.

VIERLING, William F.; b. 27 Nov 1921, Peoria, IL; d. 3 Nov 1994, Brighton, MI; Bu.: Orlando, FL; WWII Army Air Force Veteran; resident of Orlando, FL; formerly of Aledo, IL; M. Elizabeth Scrogham on 19 Mar 1944 in Peoria, IL; Fa.: August Vierling; Mo.: Marie Dietrich; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Judy (husband, Doug) Lane of Brighton, MI and Janet (husband, Michael) Peterson of Burnsville, MN; five grandchildren; and one sister: Rosalie Matlock of Colorado Springs, CO; Preceded by his parents; one sister and two brothers.

VIGUS, Mayme (Kirbach); b. 20 Nov 1893, Carrollton, IL; d. 8 Jul 1983, Florissant, MO; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Florissant, MO; formerly of Roodhouse, IL; M. William. Vigus on 8 Ar 1912 in Jacksonville; Fa.: Henry Kirbach; Mo.: Catherine Kamp; Surviving are her husband; one daughter: Mrs. Vince (Ruth) Shanks of Florissant; 11 grand, 27 great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters; Mrs. Julius Allala of Carrollton, and Mrs. Louise Supanich of Detroit, MI; Preceded in death by one daughter.

VIGUS, William H.; b. 23 Jun 1885, Carrollton, IL; d. 28 Dec 1985, Florissant, MO; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Florissant; formerly of Roodhouse; M. Mayme Kirbach on 8 Apr 1912, Jacksonville, IL, she died 8 Jul 1983; Fa.: William S. Vigus; Mo.: Matilda Lafferre; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Vince (Ruth) Shanks of Florissant, MO; 11 grand, 31 great-grand and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and one niece: Mrs. Glenn Trusty of Carrollton; Preceded by a daughter: Dorothy; one brother and two sisters.

VILMIN, Honna (Dunham); b. 27 Dec 1914, New Salem, IL; d. 1 Mar 1996, Osage Beach, MO; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Lake Ozark, MO; M. Albert Vilmin Jr. in 1949 at New Salem, IL, he died 20 May 1987; Fa.: Kyle Dunham; Mo.: Rachel Mink; Survived by one stepson: Donald R. Vilmin of Naperville; one brother: Dean Dunham of Quincy; two step grand and three step great-grandchildren.

VINCENT, Alberta Anne (Rice); b. 29 Nov 1945, Ft. Sumpter, NM; d. 8 Apr 1979, Springfield, IL; bu.: Concord Cem., Concord, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Walter W. Vincent on 16 Jun 1962; Fa.: Albert H. Rice; Mo.: Margaret Drury; Survived by her husband; her parents of Hartsel, CO; three children: Andrew Lee, Shelly and Jennifer, at home; a brother and two sisters: Michael Rice of CA, Judy Showers of CO and Patricia Chester of NM.

VINCENT, Cecil W.; b. 1 Sep 1918, MO; d. 15 Oct 1996, Rushville, IL: bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Pauline M. Anderson on 26 Mar 1938 in Virginia, IL, she died 30 Mar 1989; Fa.: Jed L. Vincent; Mo.: Nora Louise Kingston; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Jon (Joyce) Reichert of Virginia and Mrs. George (Debra) Brown Jr. of beardstown; two sons: Kenneth of rural Beardstown and Larry of Phoenix, AZ; seven grand and six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers.

VINCENT, David J.; b. (not given), Buffalo, NY; d. 2 Apr 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Member of the Pathway School in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Dr. Francis J. Vincent; Mo.: Elvera Amarose Spadafora; Survived by his father of Jacksonville and his mother of Stoneham, MA; also the paternal grandmother: Maria A. Vincent of New York City; a brother: Stephen G. of Champaign; two sisters: Emily R. of Springfield and Andrea F. of Stoneham, MA.

VINCENT, Don; b. 11 Mar 1917, Maxwell, IL; d. 17 Apr 1991, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Sulphur Springs Cem., Loami, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of New Berlin; M. Ruth Raps on 19 Feb 1956 in Curran, IL; Fa.: Oscar Vincent; Mo.: Marie Hudson; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Stan (Sheri) Pierce of Springfield; two grandsons: Kevin and Todd Pierce of Springfield; one brother: Floyd Vincent of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents and two sisters.

VINCENT, Edith Aileen (Louis) Usherwood; b. 30 Sep 1913, Detroit, IL; d. 16 Nov 1984, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL: M. (1) Harold Usherwood on 15 Jun 1930; (2) Henry F. Vincent on 15 Jan 1945, he died 19 Jan 1981; Fa.: Fred Louis; Mo.: Mary Louella Allen; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Virginia Lee Maggart of Quincy; seven grand and 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Fred Louis of Quincy and Allen Louis of Chicago; four sisters: Mrs. Bernadine Nunn and Mrs. Clifford (Inez) Shirkey, both of Jacksonville, Mrs. Mardell Fanning of White Hall and Mrs. Rosetta Vannatta of New London, MO.

VINCENT, Floyd H.; b. 17 Aug 1904, Loami, IL; d. 3 Jun 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Alexander, IL; M. Minnie M. (maiden not given) on 12 Jan 1931 in Alton, IL, she died 2 Jun 1990; Fa.: Oscar Vincent; Mo.: Marie Hudson; Survived by a daughter: Darlene Rogers of Jacksonville; three grand and four great-grandchildren; two nieces; and several great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded by one brother: Don; and two sisters: Grace Schram and Florence Wills.

VINCENT, Helen (Long); b. 17 Jul 1908, Ripley, IL; d. 17 Jul 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; resident of rural Rushville, IL; M. George R. Vincent on 21 Dec 1942 in Palmyra, MO, he died 14 Oct 1972; Fa.: George C. Long; Mo.: Ora Fagan; Survived by her mother of Rushville; a son: Roger Lee of Rushville; and one grandson; Preceded by her father.

VINCENT, Ida (Persinger) Haber; b. 14 Jul 1895, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 7 Sep 1987, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Rushville Cem.; M. (1) William T. Haber on 21 Dec 1916 in Peoria, IL, he died 2 Jul 1953; (2) Leonard Vincent on 17 Oct 1958 in Galesburg, IL, he died 8 Jan 1971; Fa.: Allen Persinger; Mo.: Louise Schramm; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Willard (Zehrea) Phillips of Rushville and Mrs. Gayle (Josephine) Ward of Frederick; one son: Allen Haber of Rushville, IL; 11 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; Preceded by an infant daughter; two brothers and one sister.

VINCENT, John Harvey; b. 31 Mar 1917, Industry, IL; d. 24 Feb 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of White Hall; M. Ruby Dowdy on 1 Nov 1941 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: William Vincent; Mo.: Lurine Langdon; Survived by his wife; his mother: Lurline Mason of Plymouth; one brother: Carroll Vincent of Burlington, IA; three sisters: Betty Somers of Fairbury, Darlyne Purdy and Carmalee Miller, both of Colchester; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; Preceded in death by his father and one sister.

VINCENT, Leona (Fanning); b. 5 Apr 1908, Scottville, IL; d. 4 Jan 1983, Palmyra, IL; Bu.: Panther Creek Cem., Scottville, IL; former resident of Scottville and Roxanna, IL; M. Harry Vincent in 1924, he died in1971; Fa.: Everett Fanning; Mo.: Maude Dugger; Surviving are two daughters: Betty Zipprich of Roxanna and Berne DeWitt of Charlotte, NC; three sons: Tom of Palmyra, Lowell of Avondale, AZ and Robert Lee of Prescott, AZ; 12 grand and five great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a brother.

VINCENT, Louise E. (Buford); b. 13 Jun 1909, Bells, TN; d. 18 Oct 1987, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Green Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs, IL; M. Everett Vincent (date & place not given), he died 29 Mar 1969; Fa.: James Buford; Mo.: Frances Thomas; She made her home with Wilbur Kauffman and is survived by two stepsons: Tracey D. Kauffman of Bluffs and Joe D. Kauffman of Peoria; two step grandchidlren: Aaron and Kelli Kauffman of Bluffs; and a sister: Ida Mae Waldron of Tunica, MS.

VINCENT, M. Elaine (Cates); b. 1 Nov 1927, Kansas City, MO; d. 23 Jan 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Greenlawn Cem., Schell City, MO; resident of Springfield, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Charles E. Cates; Mo.: Mildred B. Smith; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Dennis D. (Kathryn) Daniels of Jacksonville and Janelle M. Dever, Leigh A. Strode and Alison R. Hunter, all of Springfield; two sons: Charles H. Vincent of Springfield and Richard L. Vincent of Carrollton; one brother: Charles Cates of Kansas City, MO; two sisters: Mary Proffitt of Schell City, MO and Winona Lewis of Scottsdale, AZ; 13 grandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews.

VINCENT, Marie Agnes; b. (not given), she was 81 years of age at death; d. 12 Oct 1984, New York City, NY; Bu.: Vincent family plot, St. Raymond's Cem., New York City, NY; M. Anthony E. Vincent (date & place not given), he died in 1961; Parents: (not given); Survived by three sons: Dr. Francis J. Vincent of Jacksonville, Dr. Joseph Vincent of New York City and Daniel Vincent of St. Petersburg, FL; and one daughter: Stella Sonnenreich of Crystal River, FL.

VINCENT, Mary (Schnepper); b. 7 Sep 1922, Cass Co., IL; d. 18 Jul 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Jack Vincent on 7 Jul 1948 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: John Schnepper; Mo.: Amelia Jorden; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Evelyn Lewis of Beardstown and Jackie Karsanac of Marshall Creek, PA; two sons: Charles "Chuck" of Harrisonburg, VA and Gary of Mount Vernon; 14 grandchildren; two sisters: Velma Sharon and Margaret Fair, both of Beardstown; two brothers: Carl Schnepper and Elmer Schnepper, both of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews: Preceded by her parents.

VINCENT, Mildred A. (Hess) Seckman; b. 15 Feb 1902, Ripley, IL; d. 26 Jan 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of Ripley, IL; M. (1) Darius Seckman Sr. (date & place not given), he died in 1920; (2) Clifford Vincent (date & place not given), he died in 1946; Fa.: John Hess; Mo.: Angie Burnett; Survived by three sons: Darius "Jerry" Seckman Jr. of Rushville, Clifford Vincent Jr. and Harland Vincent, both of Springfield; one daughter: Evelyn Bean of Springfield; 15 grand, 23 great-grand and two great-great-grandchidlren; Preceded by one daughter and one sister.

VINCENT, Minnie M. (Brown); b. 31 Jul 1904, rural Alexander, IL; d. 2 Jun 1990, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Alexander; M. Floyd Vincent on 11 Jan 1931 at Alton, IL; Fa.: John A. Brown; Mo.: Emma Meyers; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Darlene Rogers of Jacksonville; three grandchildren: Donald Rogers, Bonita Alexander and Darrell Rogers, all of Jacksonville; four great-grandchildren: Christina Rogers, Ashley and Sarah Alexander and Levi Rogers, all of Jacksonville; one niece and one nephew; Preceded by a brother: Walter Brown.

VINCENT, Pauline (Anderson); b. 19 Sep 1921, Virginia, IL; d. 30 Mar 1989, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Cecil Vincent on 26 Mar 1938 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: John Anderson; Mo.: Mary Cox; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Jon (Joyce) Reichert of Virginia and Mrs. George (Debra) Brown Jr. of Beardstown; two sons: Kenneth of Beardstown and Larry of San Diego, CA; seven grand and three great-grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Richard (Helen) Knight of the Black Oak area and Mrs. James (Maxine) Loessler of Beardstown; five half-sisters: Carolyn Stinson and Ellen Anderson of Arenzville, Davene Miller of Decatur, Rosemary Hamm of Browning and Diane Barber of Chapin; three half-brothers: Ronald Anderson of Aurora, William Anderson of Hinckley and Dennis Anderson of Arenzville; and several nieces and nephews.

VINDS, Violet L. (Wankel); b. 6 Dec 1892, Morgan Co., IL; d. 5 Jan 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Ashland Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; M. Robert Vinds (date & place not given), he died in 1966; Fa.: George Wankel; Mo.: Jennie Eads; Surviving are four children: Mildred Vinds of Ashland; Virgie Adams of Springfield; Helen Danenberger of Ocala, FL; a brother: Lloyd Wankel of Jacksonville; a sister: Nellie Dovoy of Jacksonville; seven grand and 11 great-grandchildren; Preceding in death were a brother and a sister.

VINYARD, Aileen (Christen); b. 20 Apr 1922, Carrollton, IL; d. 29 Jun 1989, LaGrange, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of White Hall; M. George Vinyard on 27 Jul 1947 in White Hall, IL; Fa.; Albert Christen; Mo.: Ruth Prough; Survived by her husband; two sons: George Allen Vinyard of Oak Park and Albert Earl Vinyard of Fresno, CA; two grandchildren: Chris and Claire Vinyard of Oak Park; a sister: Alice Harwick of Louisville, KY; and a brother: George L. Christen of Houston.

VINYARD, Alvin; b. 22 Sep 1892, Walkerville, IL; d. 22 Feb 1989, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Memorial Gardens Cem., Eldred, IL; WWI Army Veteran; resident of Eldred, IL; M. Mildred Bryant on 20 Sep 1923 in Springfield, IL, she died 12 May 1975; Fa.: Albert Vinyard; Mo.: Elizabeth Young; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Kilby (Anna Mae) Ivers of Eldred, Mrs. James (Rosemary) Whiteside of Jerseyville and Frances Tate of Dallas, TX; three sons: Charles and John of Eldred and Albert "Junior" of Winette; six grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a grandson; two sisters and five brothers.

VINYARD, Archie; b. 12 Oct 1894, Hillview, IL; d. 20 Sep 1984, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Eldred, IL; M. Nora Kane on 21 May 1923, she died 11 Jun 1934; Fa.: Albert Vinyard; Mo.: Elizabeth Young; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Sherman (Rosella) Kraushaar and Mrs. Williams (Melba) Isringhausen of Jerseyville; four sons: Thomas of Carrollton, Earl of Eldred, Bill of Independence, MO and Mike of Hogansville, TX; 16 grand, 24 great-grand and 2 great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Georgia Gunterman of Alton; and two brothers: Alvin of Eldred and Athen of Greenfield.

VINYARD, Arvie "Red"; b. 2 Sep 1896, Greene Co., IL; d. 7 Mar 1981, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of Carrollton; Fa.: Albert Vinyard; Mo.: Elizabeth Young; Survived by a sister: Georgia Gunterman of Godfrey; and three brothers: Alvin and Archie, both of Eldred, and Athen of Greenfield; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

VINYARD, Athen A. Sr.; b. 11 Sep 1898, White Hall, IL; d. 19 Jun 1987; Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; M. Cecilia Kane on 6 Jun 1925 in Bowling Green, MO, she died 18 Apr 1961; Fa.: Albert Vinyard; Mo.: Elizabeth Swann; Survived by four daughters: Edna L. Plogger of Rockbridge, Agnes C. Piper and Mary E. Costello, both of Greenfield and Kay Reno of Medora; two sons: Athen A. Vinyard Jr. of Greenfield and George F. Vinyard of Griggsville; 30 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother: Alvin Vinyard of Eldred; Preceded by one son and one grandchild.

VINYARD, Donald Pershing; b. 22 Aug 1919; d. 25 Jun 1993, Fayetteville, AR; Bu.: (not given); resident of Bentonville, AR; formerly of White Hall; M. Norma Ramey (date & place not given); Fa.: Rodney Earl Vinyard; Mo.: Dora Wood; Survived by his wife of Bentonville, AR; two sons: Allen Vinyard of Patterson and Rex Vinyard of PA; four stepsons: Wayne Richardson of Kane and Terry Richardson, Donald Jackson and Steve Jackson, all of AR; two grandsons; five step grandchildren; two foster daughters: Glenda and Roxie Downs; four brothers: Francis, George and John W., all of White Hall and Vernon of Modesto, CA; one sister: Mrs. Glenn (Ella Louise) Dunphy of rural White Hall; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Lucille.

VINYARD, Elsie M. (Thaxton); b. 25 Feb 1915, Kane, IL; d. 21 Jan 1990, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Walkerville Cem., Walkerville, IL; resident of Walkerville; M. Paul H. Vinyard on 8 Jul 1935 in Walkerville, IL, he died 18 Jan 1974; Fa.: Oliver Thaxton; Mo.: Emma Black; Survived by a daughter: Virginia Basham of Walkerville; and a granddaughter: Janice Basham of Walkerville; Preceded by a sister: Mabel DeShasier; and a brother: Wendell.

VINYARD, Francis Earl; b. 3 Jul 1914, Walkerville, IL; d. 24 Feb 1995, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of White Hall; M. Beulah Helton on 4 Jan 1940 in Bowling Green, MO; Fa.: Earl Vinyard; Mo.: Dora Wood; Survived by his wife; one son: James E. Vinyard of Pittsfield; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; three brothers; Vernon Vinyard of Modesto, CA, George Vinyard of White Hall and John Vinyard of White Hall; and one sister: Ella Dunphy of White Hall; Preceded by one sister: Lucille Vinyard; and one brother: Donald Vinyard.

VINYARD, Frank L.; b. 30 Nov 1912, Roodhouse, IL; d. 9 Feb 1978, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Mildred Crabtree on 8 Feb 1935 in Bloomington, IL; Fa.: Earl Vinyard; Mo.: Flossie Dinsmore; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Ted (Linda Jo) Hall of Dallas, TX; and a son: Jack Vinyard of Riggston; and six grandchildren; Preceded by a sister.

VINYARD, Harry E. "Dago"; b. 3 Aug 1911, Roodhouse, IL; d. 1976(?); White Hall, IL; bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Leta Mae Rice (date & place not given); Fa.: Harry I. Vinyard; Mo.: Anna Mae Whitehead; Survived by his wife; these children by a previous marriage: Mrs. Ben (Norma "Skippy") Hepworth of Gifford, Mrs. Billy (Charlotte) Driver of Roodhouse, and Mrs. Bob (Dorothy) Hinegardner of Pontiac; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; these brothers & sisters: Lloyd N., William D., Mrs. Marie Martin and Mrs. Anne Hembrough, all of Roodhouse; Preceded by two sisters.

VINYARD, Lloyd Leon; b. 14 May 1907, Roodhouse, IL; d. 5 Dec 1983, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Cecil M. Davis on 16 Dec 1926, she died 14 Sep 1980; Fa.: Harry Vinyard; Mo.: Anna Whitehead; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Keith (Rose) Lisenfelt of White Hall; a son: Donald L. of Roodhouse; a granddaughter: Donna Pinkerton, who was raised in the family home; a brother: William of Roodhouse; two sisters; Mrs. William (Marie) Martin of White Hall and Mrs. Kenneth (Martha Ann) Hembrough of Roodhouse; eight grand and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a brother, two sisters, and one grandchild.

VINYARD, Mary Jane (Darr); b. 4 Dec 1922, Bluffdale, Greene Co., IL; d. 14 Sep 1996, Princeton, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; resident of Wyanet, IL; M. Albert Vinyard on 12 Dec 1952 in Eldred, IL; FA.: Harlan Bass Darr; Mo.: Opal Mae O'Brien; Survived by her husband; Preceded by a brother: Marion.

VINYARD, Mildred Irene (Prindle); b. 19 Jan 1908, Patterson, IL; d. 15 Oct 1995, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Rawlins Cem., near Patterson, IL; resident of White Hall; M. (not stated); Fa.: John Prindle; Mo.: Iva Owdom; Survived by two sons: Allen Vinyard of Patterson and Rex Vinyard of AR; two grandchidlren; and one sister: Marion Price of White Hall; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

VINYARD, Mildred L. (Crabtree); b. 18 Apr 1913, Greene Co., IL; d. 29 Jun 1979, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; M. Frank Vinyard on 8 Feb 1935 in Bloomington, IL, he died 9 Feb 1978; Fa.: Wesley Crabtree; Mo.: Ada Shewmaker; Survived by these children: Mrs. Ted (Linda Jo) Hall of Louisville, TX and Jack of Chapin; six grandchildren; these sisters and brothers: Ina Schull of Pleasant Plains, LaVerne Randall of West Covina, CA, Wesley Crabtree, Jr. and Clarence Crabtree, both of Roodhouse; Preceded by a daughter, one brother and one sister.

VINYARD, Orpha M. (Cooper); b. 23 Feb 1893, CO; d. 2 Oct 1985, Phoenix, AZ; Bu.: Winchester, IL; resident of Phoenix, AZ; formerly of Winchester, IL; M. Arthur Vinyard (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: S. M. Cooper; Mo.: Florence Slagle; Survived by four sons: Lowell of Pittsburg, William of Queen Creek, AZ, Marvin of Homer and Sam of Phoenix; and several grandchildren; and one cousin: Mrs. Buell (Maureen) Patterson of Winchester.

VINYARD, William D.; b. 10 Dec 1923, Roodhouse, IL; b. 15 Oct 1990, Springfield, MO; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Frances Anthony on 17 Jul 1947 in Roodhouse, IL; Fa.: Harry I. Vinyard; Mo.: Anna M. Vinyard; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Rhonda Vinyard of Pittsfield; and a sister: Martha Ann Hembrough of Roodhouse; Preceded by three sisters and two brothers.

VIOLETT, Floyd; b. 26 Oct 1919, Hillview, IL; d. 26 Aug 1984, Tremont, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Tremont, IL; formerly of White Hall, IL; M. Martha Crabtree on 26 Jan 1944 in Patterson, IL; Fa.: Ira Violett; Mo.: Edna Greene; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Rella Stewart and Nelda Konieczny, both of Tremont; five grandchildren; two sisters: Beulah Durham of Taylorville and Vivian Pruiett of Medora; Preceded in death by a sister and a brother.

VIOLETT, Lecie (McDonald); b. 1 Apr 1886, Winchester, IL; d. 11 Feb 1982, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; M. Floyd F. Violett (date & place not given), he preceded in death; FA.: Josiah McDonald; Mo.: Jane Dawson; Surviving are a son: Mark Dahman of Littleton, CO; three grand and four great-grandchildren; a great-niece; Mrs. Hal (Eva Jo) McLaughlin of Winchester; and several other great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers.

VIOLETT, Marie (Isringhausen); b. 27 Aug 1904, Hillview, IL; d. 11 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Hillview and White Hall; M. Ira Violett on 18 Jun 1943 in Bowling Green, MO, he died 26 Jan 1980; Fa.: Harry Isringhausen; Mo.: Hattie Corbin; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Roy (Florence) Castleberry of White Hall; two stepdaughters: Vivian Pruiett of Medora and Beulah Durham of Taylorville; three grand; 12 step grand, four great-grand and several step great-grandchildren; and a sister: Virginia Isringhausen of Pana; Preceded by two stepsons: Ivan and Floyd Violett; and a stepdaughter: Freda Zirkle.

VIRGIN, Alice M. (Black); b. 22 Jun 1912, near Virginia, IL; d. 31 Dec 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. (not given); Fa.: Frank Black; Mo.: Ina Thompson; Survived by three sons: James "Red" Leoffler of Beardstown, Tom Leoffler of Millhall, PA, and John Leoffler of Denver, CO; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; three sisters: Viola Hardin and Lorene Crews, both of Jacksonville and Pauline Hankins of Wilmington; Preceded in death by a sister:

VIRGIN, Dorothy E.; b. 10 Apr 1886, Cass Co., IL; d. 14 Apr 1981, Santa Fe, NM; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of San Marcial, NM; Fa.: John Virgin; Mo.: Lou Stribling; Survived by a sister: Louise Virgin of Santa Fe, NM; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

VIRGIN, Ella Mae (Smith); b. 18 Aug 1893, Morgan Co., IL; d. 20 Jan 1988, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Franklin, IL; M. John William Virgin in dec. 1914, he died 9 May 1962; Fa.: Walter Smith; Mo.: Ada Parkin; Survived by one son: Walter Virgin of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Frances) Loyd of Alexander and Mrs. A. M. (Lois) Dodsworth of Franklin; nine grand and 22 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother.

VIRGIN, Emma Louise; b. 31 Dec 1893, San Marcial, NM; d. 4 Aug 1986, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; a former resident of Santa Fe, NM; Fa.: John W. Virgin; Mo.: Lou Margaret Stribling; Survived by a sister-in-law: Rachel Virgin of Arenzville; two nephews: Robert Virgin of rural Virginia and Jim Virgin of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; three nieces: Alice Lou Schnake of Beardstown, Dorothy McGinnis of rural Jacksonville and Margaret Thokell of Macomb; Preceded by her parents; two brothers and two sisters.

VIRGIN, Esta May (Wilmouth); b. 3 May 1911, Pomona, IL; d. 6 Apr 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Charles Franklin Virgin on 3 May 1937 in Anna, IL, he died 29 Dec 1982; Fa.: Wilson Wilmouth; Mo.: Serena Lyerla; Survived by three sons: Henry Wilmouth of Granite City, Charles Virgin of Springfield and John Virgin of Naples, FL; a daughter: Ellen Virgin of FL; 13 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Forrest and Ralph; and two sisters: Lettie Nipper and Lela Norton.

VIRGIN, Franklin; b. 14 Aug 1901, Morgan Co., IL; d. 29 Dec 1982, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Esta M. Wilmouth on 3 May 1937 in Anna, IL; Fa.: Charlie Franklin Virgin; Mo.: Hattie Lathom; Surviving are his wife; three sons: Henry of Granite City, Charlie of Springfield and John of St. Louis, MO; and one daughter: Ellen Thady of Jacksonville; 13 grand and three great-grandchildren; one sister: Irene Seymour of Franklin; several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

VIRGIN, Horace; b. 7 Sep 1890, New Mexico Territory; d. 8 Mar 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of rural Virginia, IL; M. Rachel Rexroat (date & place not given), Fa.: John W. Virgin; Mo.: Lou Margaret Stribling; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Leland (Alice) Schnake of Beardstown, Mrs. Byron (Dorothy) McGinnis of Arcadia and Mrs. Russell (Margaret) Thorell of Macomb; two sons: Robert Virgin of Virginia and Jim Virgin of West Palm Beach, FL; two sisters: Dorothy and Louise Virgin of Santa Fe, NM; seven grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Louis; and a granddaughter: Joyce McGinnis.

VIRGIN, Rachel (Rexroat); b. 1 Aug 1896, Cass Co., IL; d. 15 Jan 1993, Virginia, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL: resident of Virginia; M. Eli Horace Virgin on 21 Apr 1920 in Virginia,, IL, he died 8 Mar 1978; Fa.: Zachariah L. Rexroat; Mo.: Alice Crum; Survived by two sons: Robert Virgin of Virginia and George "Jim" Virgin of West Palm Beach, FL; two daughters: Mrs. Leland (Alice Lou) Schnake of Beardstown and Mrs. Byron (Dorothy) Mcginnis of Arcadia; seven grand and nine great-grandchildren; two sisters: Lucille Anderson of Clewiston, FL and Lela Quigg of Virginia; and eight nieces and nephews; Preceded by one daughter; Margaret Thorell; one son: Louis Virgin; and one granddaughter.

VIRGIN, Raymond W.; b. 29 Dec 1909, Morgan Co., IL; d. Jun 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); WWII Veteran; Fa.: Charlie F. Virgin; Mo.: Hattie Lathom; Survived by a brother: Franklin Virgin of Jacksonville; and one sister: Irene Seymour of Franklin; Preceded by three sisters and two brothers.

VIRTUE, Vernon B.; b. 21 May 1919, Elizabeth, IL; d. 8 Dec 1995, Galena, IL; Bu.: Chapel Hill Cem., Freeport, IL; resident of Scales Mound, IL; M. Alverna Stine on 12 Jun 1947 in Elizabeth, IL; Fa.: Joseph Virtue; Mo.: Sarah Bray; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Alexas K. (Guy) Crumley of Jacksonville; one son: David (Gerry) Virtue of Freeport; eight grandchildren; one brother: Harlan of OR; and one sister: Darlene Mitchell of Honolulu; Preceded by one daughter: Deanna Rae; one brother: Paul; and one sister: Lucille Maurer.

VITT, William M.; b. 25 Feb 1916, Danville, IL; d. 17 Jun 1977, Pittsfield, IL: Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL: Fa.: John Thomas Vitt; Mo.: Marguerite Mary McGinnis; Survived by five sisters: Mrs. F. J. (Lily) O'Connell of Pittsfield, Miss Margaret Mary Vitt, Mrs. Everett (Grace) Peters and Mrs. Herbert (Louise) Johnson, all of St. Louis county, MO; and Sister Margaret Marie, Ursuline Order in Springfield; and a brother: John Thomas, St. Louis County, MO.

VOELKEL, Ruby R. (Fiedler); b. 8 Nov 1908, Freeburg, IL; d. 24 Nov 1982, Annapolis, MD; Bu.: Walnut Hill Cem., Belleville, IL; resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Oliver C. Voelkel on 28 Sep 1932 in Freeburg, IL, he died in Sept. 1971; Fa.: Edward Fiedler; Mo.: Dorothea Ettling; Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Larry (Nancy) Heacock of Annapolis, MD; three grandchildren: Gregg, Chris and Kent Heacock; a sister: Mrs. Verna Grote of Centralia; and two brothers: Floyd Fiedler of Freeburg, and Edward Fiedler of Morton.

VOELKER, Dr. Carl Joseph; b. 11 Dec 1916, St. George, KS; d. 17 Jul 1993, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Calvary Cem., Pittsfield, IL; WWII Army Reserve Veteran; resident of Pittsfield; M. Mildred M. Koppes on 1 Jun 1941 in Manhattan, KS; Fa.: Theodore Voelker; Mo: Emma Seufer; Survived by his wife; one son: Dr. Gary E. Voelker of Denver, CO; three daughters: Judy (husband, Dr. John) Picconatto of Stevens Point, WI, Sharon (Capt. Carl) Zahner of Tallahassee, FL and Yvonne (Cmdr. Gary) Moore of Singapore; 16 grandchidlren; and two sisters: Martina Weixelman and Helen Conkwright, both of Manhattan, KS; Preceded by two brothers: Theodore H. and Earl C.

VOGEL, Herbert; b. 10 Apr 1896, Palmyra, IL; d. 21 Jun 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Palmyra, IL; Never Married; Fa.: William Vogel; Mo.: Sarah Alford; Survived by two nieces: Thelma Brockman and Maxine Taft, both of Springfield; two nephews: Harold Vogel of Sacramento, CA and Coy Vogel of Peoria; Preceded in death by two brothers.

VOGEL, LaVania (Meyers) Ishmael; b. 20 Feb 1898, Oreana, IL; d. 13 Aug 1977, Virden, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; resident of Girard; formerly of Palmyra; M. (1) Rev. James Ishmael (date & place not given), he died in Jan. 1940; (2) Sidney Vogel in Feb. 1944, he died in Mar. 1975; Fa.: John Meyers; Mo.: Mary Miller; Survived by these children: Mrs. Harold (Rosella) Smith of Virden and Mrs. Harry (Alice) Runkles of Springfield; seven grand and 5 great-grandchildren; three stepchildren: Harold Vogel of CA, Coy D. Vogel of Peoria and Maxine Taft of Springfield, along with several step grand and great-grandchildren; and a brother: Jesse Meyers of Lockport.

VOGELE, Grace (Marshall); b. 11 Feb 1900, Markham, west of Jacksonville, IL; d. 12 Jan 1992, Roseville, IL; bu.: (body donated to science); resident of Roseville; M. Leon O. Vogele on 19 Aug 1932 in Jacksonville, IL, he died in 1977: Fa.: John William Marshall; Mo.: Henrietta Killam; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Clarence (Virginia) Jacklin of Plymouth, IN and Mrs. Max (Jean) Adkisson of Roseville; eight grand and 20 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Opal Marshall of Jacksonville, Mrs. Martin (Margaret) Graff of Aledo and Zoe Marshall of Jacksonville; and one brother: Clifford Marshall of Bullhead City, AZ.

VOGELHUND, Harold A.; b. 3 Feb 1914, Winchester, IL; d. 18 Nov 1976, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Manchester Cem., Manchester, IL; resident of rural White Hall, IL; M. Marian Baker in Jan. 1958; Fa.: Anton Vogelhund; Mo.: Lula Lawson; Survived by his wife; one sister: Mrs. Luther (Gertrude) Green of Hopkinsville, KY.

VOGLER, Clinton "Bud"; b. 5 Nov 1924, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 11 Feb 1983, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Mary Tomlinson on 6 Mar 1947 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: Ernest R. Vogler; Mo.: Minnie Johnson; Survived by his wife and three daughters: Mrs. John (Kay) Bartley of Onalaska, WI, Mrs. Edward (Judy) Greiert of Kewanee, and Mrs. Jeff (Jan) Jones of Twin Lakes, MI; one son: Kenneth of rural Rushville; six grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Morris (Irene) Cripe of Browning, Mrs. William (Hazel) Crum and Mrs. James (Mildred) Nell, both of rural Rushville.

VOGLER, Earnest R.; b. 7 Apr 1897, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 16 Jul 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem., Rushville, IL; M. Minnie Johnson on 20 Jun 1916 in Littleton, IL, he died 16 Jan 1980; Fa.: Elmer Vogler; Mo.: Clara VanWinkle; Survivors include three daughters: Mrs. Morris (Irene) Cripe of Browning, and Mrs. William (Hazel) Crum and Mrs. James (Mildred) Nell, both of Rushville; a son: Clinton "Bud", Rushville; 12 grandchidlren; two step-grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Goldie Bromley of Hemit, CA, and Mrs. Cora Moffitt, Muscatine, IA; and a brother: Bernard of Lakewood, FL; Preceded by a sister and two grandchildren.

VOGT, Harry R.; b. 12 Jul 1907, Menard Co., IL; d. 13 Feb 1986, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: Oakford Cem.; resident of Petersburg; M. Imogene Weaver on 30 Aug 1935 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: John Vogt; Mo.: Julia Vaughn; Survived by his wife; a son: Robert D. of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Robert (Yvonne) Hager of Ashland; five grandchildren; two brothers; Lloyd of Petersburg and Clifford of New Berlin; and one sister: Mrs. Velma Tibbs of Petersburg.

VOGT, Luella G. (Shanle); b. 23 Feb 1917, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 9 Aug 1977, rural New Berlin, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of New Berlin; M. John Vogt on 14 Feb 1946 in New Berlin, IL; Fa.: Frank Shanle; Mo.: Lucille Roesch; Survived by her husband; two sons and two daughters: John Vogt of Chatham, Bill Vogt of New Berlin, Bonnie Vogt of New Berlin and Mrs. Mary Lou Locker of Denver, CO; and one grandchild.

VOGT, Marie Katherine (Schlute); b. 25 Dec 1892, St. Louis, MO; d. 10 Mar 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem., Griggsville, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Griggsville; M. Edward Vogt (date & place not given); Fa.: Joseph Schlute; Mo.: Theresa Lakenberger; Surviving are four daughters: Mrs. John (Catherine) Brueckmann, Mrs. Woodrow (Margaret) Collins, both of Warrenton, MO, Mrs. Melvin (Rose Marie) Hoer of Washington, MO and Mrs. Harold (Anna Marie) Slight of Griggsville; a son: Walter P. Vogt of Lemay, MO; 26 grand and 36 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild; Preceded in death by a son, a brother and a sister.

VOIGT, Mardelle (Killam); b. 18 Nov 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 15 Dec 1995, Ankeny, IA; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Ankeny, IA; a former resident of Jacksonville; M. Arthur G. Voigt on 17 Aug 1935 in Earlville, IA; Fa.: Edward L. Killam; Mo.: Augusta Ellert; Survived by her husband; one son: John Voigt; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by one brother: Edward Killam.

VOILES, Addie L. (Haddock); b. 21 May 1891, Bluffdale, Greene Co., IL; d. 24 Oct 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: City Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton; M. Forest Voiles Sr. on 20 Aug 1908; Fa.: William Haddock; Mo.: Alice Smith; Survived by her husband; these children: Mrs. Ivan (Mary) Beebe and Forest, Jr., both of Carrollton; eight grand and ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by two sons: William and Cletus; four brothers and two sisters.

VOILES, Cletus Fenton; b. (not given); he was 52 years of age at death; d. 21 May 1976, NC; Bu.: NC; formerly of Carrollton; M. Maxine Varble (date & place not given); Fa.: Florus Voiles Sr.; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his parents; his wife; four children; a brother: Dr. Florus Voiles, Jr.; and a sister: Mrs. Ivan (Mary) Beebe, both of Carrollton.

VOILES, Florus O. Sr.; b. 29 Aug 1887, Greene Co., IL; d. 5 Oct 1981, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Addie Haddock in 1908, she died in 1978; Fa.: William Voiles; Mo.: Gussie Spencer; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Ivan (Mary) Beebe; and a son: Florus Voiles, Jr., both of Carrollton; eight grand, 11 great-grand and three great-great-grandchildren; Three sisters and one brother preceded in death.

VOILES, Mildred R. (Ellison); b. 23 Jan 1905, Carrollton, IL; d. 10 Jan 1994, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Greene Co., IL; M. William P. Voiles on 21 Apr 1928 in Jerseyville, IL, he died 3 Apr 1967; Fa.: Harvey Ellison; Mo.: Maude Lee; Survived by one son: William L. Voiles of Jerseyville; four grandsons; two step grand, six great-grand and three step great-grandchidlren; one sister: Doris Little of Roxana; and two brothers: Major Ellison of Bluffs and Jay Ellison of Belleville; Preceded by a brother: Elmer Ellison.

VOILES, Ruth Ann (Dorks); b. 19 Nov 1894, Palmyra, IL; d. 20 Dec 1976, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Athensville Cem., Athensville, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Walter M. Voiles on 25 May 1914, he died 18 Jun 1966; Fa.: James Dorks; Mo.: Mary Smith; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. George (Florence) Cain of Winchester; and a foster daughter: Mrs. Larry (Delores) Nord of Greenfield; four grand and two great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Lucille Cox of White Hall; Preceded by five sisters and three brothers.

VOILES, Mary A. (Best); b. 1 Apr 1929, Greene Co., IL; d. 18 Jun 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens Cem., Eldred, IL; resident of Eldred, Il; M. (not stated); Fa.: Richard B. Best; Mo.: Olga Carroll; Survived by four sons: Alan Voiles of Carrollton, Dan Voiles of Peottsboro, TX, Jon Voiles of Carrollton and Bob Voiles of Eldred; five grandchildren; a sister: Martha Best of Godfrey; and a brother: Robert Best of Eldred; Preceded by a brother: Richard C. Best.

VOLGER, George William; b. 13 Oct 1915, Madison Co., IL; d. 10 Oct 1985, Jacksonville, IL: Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Rose Bergschneider on 20 Jun 1938 in St. Louis, MO; resident of Winchester; formerly of Alton, IL; Fa.: William Volger; Mo.: Maria Blatter; Survived by his wife; one son: Mark Volger of Champaign; and four grandchildren: Chad, Derick, Jason and Damon Volger, all of Alton.

VOLK, Anne L.; b. 18 May 1939, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 18 May 1996, Home of her sister; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Henry M. Volk; Mo.: Corrine Koch; Survived by her mother of Mt. Sterling; three brothers: Russell (wife, Georgia) Volk of Jacksonville, Galen Volk of Mt. Sterling and William (wife, Donna) Volk of Springfield; two sisters: Mrs. Floyd (Carol) Blentlinger of Mt. Sterling and Mrs. Edward (Mary) Griffitts of Jacksonville; and many nieces and nephews and god children; Preceded by her father and one nephew.

VOLK, Carrie E. "Tad" (Dolan); b. 17 Aug 1905, Edina, MO; d. 22 May 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. James C. Volk on 12 Jun 1934 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 4 Mar 1979; Fa.: John Dolan; Mo.: Catherine Tucker; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Richard (Lucille) Drake of Quincy, Sister JoAnn S.S.N.D. of Washington, MO and Mrs. John (Rosemary) Holler of Mt. Sterling; two sisters: her twin, Alice Hudnut of Minden and Loretta Jones of Meredosia; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

VOLK, Francis L.; b. 19 Oct 1900, Brown Co., IL; d. 13 Sep 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Pauline M. Schoonhoven on 17 Oct 1933, she died 3 Nov 1978; Fa.: Louis Volk; Mo.: Josephine O'Connell; Survivors include a daughter: Mrs. John (Maureen) Norvell, East Peoria and three grandchildren; He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

VOLK, James C.; b. 13 Feb 1906, Brown Co., IL; d. 4 Mar 1979, rural Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Carrie E. Dolan on 12 Jun 1934 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Andrew Volk; Mo.: Elizabeth Manyx; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Richard (Helen Lucille) Drake of Quincy, Sister JoAnn, S.S.N.D., of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. John (Rosemary) Holler of Mt. Sterling; and six grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

VOLK, Louis R. "Dick"; b. 16 Aug 1925 Brown Co., IL; d. 17 Jan 1991, Springfield, IL: Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Laura Koch on 5 Feb 1948 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: John Mathias Volk; Mo.: Mary Kelz; Survived by his wife; his mother of Mt. Sterling; four sons: Daniel L., Michael R., Kenneth M., and Mark R., all of Mt. Sterling; five daughters: Mrs. Michael (Carol) Boylen, Mrs. Dale L. (Netty) Hatch, Mrs. Robert M. (Patty) Kunkel and Mrs. Kent R. (Missy) Mitchell, all of Mt. Sterling, and Linda Fields of Springfield; four brothers: Robert, James A. and Larry, all of Mt. Sterling, and Frank of Elgin; five sisters: Kathryn Shelts of Quincy, Sister Mary Samuells, O.P. of Duluth, MN, Mrs. Robert (Shirley) Langan of Quincy, Mrs. Robert (Agnes) Patterson of Beardstown and Mrs. Robert (Teresa) Frazier of Pittsfield; and 22 grandchildren; Preceded by his father.

VOLK, Nellie Mae (Curran); b. 11 Oct 1902, Versailles, IL; d. 10 Aug 1994, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Rushville; formerly of Mt. Sterling; M. William A. Volk on 15 Jan 1924 in Mt. Sterling, IL, he died 7 Apr 1976; Fa.: James Curran; Mo.: Effie Robinson; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Harold (Norma) Akers of Peoria and Mrs. Dorothy Akers of Hubert, NC; five grand and eight great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and two sisters.

VOLK, Pauline M. (Schoonhoven); b. 26 Aug 1902, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 3 Nov 1978, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Francis Volk on 17 Oct 1933 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: John Schoonhoven; Mo.: Elizabeth Wegs; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Mrs. John (Maureen) Norvell of East Peoria; and three grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and a sister.

VOLK, William A. "Andy"; b. 26 Sep 1898, Brown Co., IL; d. 7 Apr 1976, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Nellie Mae Curran on 15 Jan 1924 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Mathias Volk; Mo.: Lulu Bradbury; Survived by his wife; these daughters: Norma J. Akers of Peoria and Dorothy J. Akers of Hubert, NC; five grandchildren; a brother and three sisters: Henry, Elizabeth Lanier, Josephine Howard and Marie Wort, all of Mt. Sterling; Preceded in death by one brother.

VOLLMERS, Paul E.; b. 30 Mar 1911, Chandlerville, IL; d. Aug 1983, Park Ridge, IL; Bu.: Mission Hill Cem., Summerville, MI; former Chandlerville resident; M. Tilda Giddis in Dec. 1937 at Chandlerville, IL; Fa.: John Vollmers; Mo.: Edith Hinkle; Surviving are his wife; a son: Paul Jr. of Park Ridge; two sisters: Mrs. Ruel (Thelma) Eichenauer of Chandlerville and Mrs. Theo (Mary) Whtie of Evanston.

VON DACH, Helen Cora (Rogers); b. 21 May 1895, Waverly, IL; d. 5 Dec 1990, Sarasota, FL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; resident of Sarasota; M. William B. Von Dach on 3 Dec 1918, he died 22 Dec 1947 in Webster Groves, MO; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Cora Wyle Rogers; Survived by a daughter: Helen Janet of Sarasota, FL, with whom she made her home since August, 1955.

VONDRASEK, Stella (Bradley) Dierking; b. 25 Jul 1897, Brown Co., IL; d. 16 Nov 1983, San Bernardino, CA; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Yuca Valley, CA; formerly of Mt. Sterling; M. (not given); Fa.: Jacob Bradley; Mo.: Charlotte Flynn; Survived by the following children: Robert Dierking of Apache Junction, AZ, Wally Dierking of Glendora, CA, Gerry Spries of Apache Junction, AZ, Betty Aber of Parker, AZ and Rose Mary Hall of Morongo Valley, CA; three step-children; James Lehne of Chicago, Ruth Crawley of Quincy and Rose Hodge of Morongo Valley, CA; and several grandchildren.

VOORHEES, Fannie Elizabeth (Ingram); b. 23 Apr 1907, Scott Co., IL; d. 24 Jan 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem., Winchester, IL; resident of Alsey, IL; M. Glen Voorhees on 21 Jun 1925 in Quincy, IL, he died in 1960; Fa.: Edward Ingram; Mo.: Lula Dameron; Survived by one son: Roland of Sarasota, FL; four grand and four great-grandchildren; one sister: Doris Fryman of Alsey; three brothers: Paul, Roy and Earnest, all of Alsey; Preceded by one son: Richard; two sisters; and three brothers.

VOORHEES, Harriet; b. 7 Nov 1884, Morgan Co., IL; d. 16 Jan 1981, Tampa, FL; Bu.: Garden of Memories, Tampa, FL; M. Hugh G. Voorhees (date & place not given), he preceded in death; parents: (not given); Survived by two sons: Hugh Jr. of Dover, FL and William of Ardmore, OK; and a granddaughter.

VORBECK, Edward T.; b. 27 Jan 1910, Georgetown, IL; d. 6 Mar 1995, Barrington, IL; Bu.: Liberty Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Elizabeth Acom (date & place not given), she died in 1981; (2) Janice L. (maiden not given), (date & place not given), she died in 1993; Fa.: Rev. Edward S. Vorbeck; Mo.: Louie Thomas; Survived by a daughter: Sandra V. Tierney of Streamwood; a son: Thomas R. Vorbeck of Chapin; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and a brother: M. Wilson Vorbeck of Burbank, CA; Preceded by his mother in 1916; his father in 1922; and two grandsons: Richard and David Tierney.

VORBECK, Elizabeth (Acom); b. 9 Oct 1908, near Jacksonville, IL; d. 4 Mar 1981, Venice, FL; Bu.: Liberty Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Barrington; M. Edward Vorbeck on 16 Jun 1935; Fa.: Arthur Acom; Mo.: Eva Killam; Survived by her husband; two children: Sandra Tierney of Des Plaines and Tom Vorbeck of Jacksonville; and one grandchild; Preceded by an infant brother and two grandchildren.

VORBECK, Mary (Wright); b. 14 Jun 1887, near Franklin, IL; d. 16 May 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Rev. Edward Stephen Vorbeck on 14 Jun 1917 in Franklin, IL, he died in 1922; Fa.: James B. Wright; Mo.: Elizabeth Oyer; Survived by two sons: Edward T. of Barrington and M. Wilson of Burbank, CA; four grandchidlren: Thomas R. Vorbeck of Chapin, Sandra V. Tierney of Des Plaines and Stephen and John Vorbeck, both of Burbank, CA; three great-grandchildren; and two nephews: Arthur Wright Anderson and John O. Burch, both of Jacksonville; Preceded by a brother: Oyer Wright; and two sisters: Mrs. Chilton W. Henderson and Mrs. Jennie W. Burch; (member DAR and Daughters of 1812).

VORHES, Genevieve E. (Thompson); b. 6 Mar 1917, Chapin, IL; d. 18 Jul 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Chapin, IL; resident of Chapin; M. Sam Vorhes on 28 Jul 1934, he died 16 Feb 1969; Fa.: Harvey Thompson; Mo.: Lela Mame Hope; Survived by two nephews: David and Larry Fry, both of Jacksonville; one great-niece; Sara Fry of Jacksonville; and several cousins; Preceded by one sister: Anna Fry.

VORTMAN, Anna E. (Pahlmann); b. 13 Dec 1903, Bluffs, IL; d. 22 May 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Roy C. Vortman on 21 Jul 1927 in Neeleyville, IL, he died 11 Nov 1973; Fa.: Herman Pahlmann; Mo.: Mary Magelitz; Survived by her daughter; Melba J. Welch of Bluffs; son: Leroy "Hap" (wife, Norma) Vortman of Bluffs; four grand and four great-grandchidlren; a brother: Herman Pahlmann of Woodriver; and two sisters; Emma Northrup of Bluffs and Doris Baptist of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by three brothers: Henry, Carl and Clarence Pahlmann; two sisters: Marie Pahlmann and Norma Schuessler; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

VORTMAN, Anna Maris (Rebbe); b. 23 Jun 1898, Scott Co., IL; d. 18 Jun 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem.; resident of Bluffs; M. Elmer Vortman on 23 Feb 1921, he died in Sept. 1955; Fa.: Henry Rebbe; Mo.: Mary Meier; Surviving are two sons: Norman and Virgil, both of Bluffs; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother: William Rebbe of Bluffs; two sisters: Elizabeth Lovekamp of Bluffs and Mrs. Louis (Amelia) Boehs of Jacksonville; Preceded in death by two sisters.

VORTMAN, Elizabeth Ann (Bryant); b. 25 Aug 1952, Sparta, IL; d. 23 Oct 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., east of Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. David Alan Vortman on 6 Jun 1976, near Bluffs, IL; Fa.: Allie Bryant; Mo.: Elizabeth Haney; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Melinda Ann, at home; her father and her stepmother: Ellen Bryant of Jacksonville and two sisters: Mrs. Lee (Mildred) Roberts of Versailles and Mrs. Bernie (Helen) Meyer of Arenzville.

VORTMAN, Fred L.; b. 18 Sep 1904, Neelyville, IL; d. 15 Aug 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., east of Meredosia; resident of Jacksonville; M. Velma Effie Schlieker on 14 Apr 1934 in Peoria, IL, she died in 1983; Fa.: Jurgen Hermann Diedrich Vortman; Mo.: Marie Anna Harbech; Survived by one daughter: Joyce M. Vortman of Jacksonville; and two sisters: Ellen McAllister of Hillsboro and Bertha Pahlman of Bluffs; Preceded by two sisters.

VORTMAN, Harvey L.; b. 16 Dec 1905, Scott Co., IL; d. 5 Aug 1989, rural Bluffs, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Neelyville, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Mabel Rockwood on 2 Jun 1929; Fa.: Jasper Vortman; Mo.: Clara Hubbert; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Michael (Janice) Smith of Wykoff, MN; two grandsons: Andrew and Matthew; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Elmer and Dewey; and one sister: Laura Rahe.

VORTMAN, Luther J.; b. 23 Jul 1911, Neelyville, IL; d. 4 Aug 1996, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Neeleyville, IL; resident of Winchester; formerly of Bluffs; M. Nina L. Krusa on 26 Jun 1938 in Naples, IL; Fa.: Louis Vortman; Mo.: Anna Aring; Survived by his wife; two sons: Ralph (wife, Linda) of New Berlin and Allan (wife, Beth) of Kewanee; four granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; and one sister: Mrs. John (Mabel) Dufelmeier of Chapin; Preceded by a son: Ted Vortman; and an infant daughter.

VORTMAN, Mabel (Rockwood); b. 22 May 1907; d. 12 Jul 1995, Zumbrota, MN; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., east of Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Harvey L. Vortman in 1929, he died 4 Aug 1989; Fa.: George Rockwood; Mo.: Ella Matthews; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Michael J. (Janice) Smith of Goodhue, MN; two grandsons: and one sister: Mrs. Ben (Ruth) Johnson of Bessemer, AL; Preceded by one brother: Benjamin Rockwood; and one sister: Pearl Dunbar; Member of DAR in Jacksonville.

VORTMAN, Paul E.; b. 25 Aug 1898, Neelyville, IL; d. 22 Mar 1979, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Reba Kaehlert on 21 Feb 1922 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Richard Vortman; Mo.: Elizabeth Garmon; Survived by his wife; these children: Russell of Bluffs, Richard of rural Winchester and Mrs. Pauline Koehm of Godfrey; five grand and two great-grandchildren; and a sister: Marguerite Vannier of Jacksonville; Preceded by one sister.

VORTMAN, Reka (Kaehlert); b. 8 Apr 1898, Cass Co., IL; d. 12 May 1984, Godfrey, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem.; M. Paul Vortman on 21 Feb 1922 in Morgan Co., IL, he died in 1979; Fa.: Charles Kaehlert; Mo.: Fredereka Brier; Survived by two sons: Richard, of Winchester, Russell "Bud" of Bluffs; and a daughter; Mrs. Pauline Koehm of Godfrey; five grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.

VORTMAN, Rosa Pearl; b. 30 May 1892, Neelyville, Scott Co., IL; d. 23 Oct 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Tallula; Fa.: Charles Vortman; Mo.: Mary Lampman; Survivors include one sister: Katherine Welch of Quincy and one nephew: Leroy "Hap" of Bluffs; preceded in death by one brother: Roy Vortman and two sisters: Emma Owens and Edith Babbs.

VORTMAN, Russell "Bud"; b. 5 Feb 1925, Neeleyville, IL; d. 22 Dec 1989, Bluffs, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; Korean War Veteran; resident of Bluffs; M. Virginia "Bunny" Stinebaker on 1 Sep 1956 in New Berlin, IL; Fa.: Paul Vortman; Mo.: Reka Kaehlert; Survived by one brother: Richard Vortman of Winchester; and one sister: Pauline Koehm of Godfrey.

VORTMAN, Ted A.; b. 23 Nov 1948, Jacksonville, IL; d. 13 Jun 1976, south of Exeter, IL; Bu.: Bluffs, IL; Vietnam Army Veteran; resident of Bluffs, IL; Fa.: Luther Vortman; Mo.: Nina Krusa; Survived by his parents of Bluffs; two brothers; Ralph of South Jacksonville and Allan of Bluffs; Preceded by a sister in infancy.

VORTMAN, Velma E. (Schlieker); b. (not given), near Meredosia, IL; d. 30 Jan 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., east of Meredosia, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of the Meredosia area; M. Fred L. Vortman on 14 Apr 1934 in Peoria, IL; Fa.: Charles Schlieker; Mo.: Effie Enke; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Joyce M. Vortman of Jacksonville; and one nephew: Charles Schlieker of Tampa, FL; preceded in death by one brother.

VOSE, Catherine J. (Brooks); b. 14 Aug 1913, near Perry Springs, MO; d. 11 May 1986, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Perry; M. William Loraine Vose in Sept. 1935, he died in oct. 1967; Fa.: Archie Newton Brooks; Mo.: Emma Remington; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Donald (Sharolyn) Mountain of Liberty; four grand and three great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Geraldine Guennewig of Alton.

VOSE, James R. "J.R."; b. 8 Jun 1923, near Chambersburg, IL; d. 18 Aug 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Chambersburg; M. Bessie Jane Smith on 9 May 1944 in rural Perry, IL; Fa.: John Vose; Mo.: Addie Hannant; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Wally (Marcia) Holdsworth of Santa Ana, CA; one son: Larry (wife, Grace) Vose of Chambersburg; a niece and great-nephew who made their home with the Voses: Patric8ia and Michael Sussenback; eight grandchildren; one brother: John F. (wife, Frieda) Vose of Perry; and one sister: Mrs. Ted (Adelee) Marcin of Naperville; Preceded by one brother: William Vose; and two sisters: Ireta Zimmerman and Bertha Jackson.

VOSHALL, Hallie L. (Franklin); b. 16 Mar 1903, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 1 Jul 1983, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Crescent Heights Cem., Pleasant Hill, IL; M. Guy O. Voshall on 8 May 1925 in Fullerton, CA, he died 7 Mar 1945; Fa.: William Franklin; Mo.: Tabitha Smith; Surviving are a son: John of Chicago; a daughter: Mrs. Eva Jane Hawkins of Las Vegas, NV; a grandson; and a brother: Everett Franklin of Summer Hill.

VOSHALL, J. Harold; b. 15 Nov 1903, Pleasant Hill, IL; d. 14 Mar 1985, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. (1) Thelma Brant on 9 Oct 1924 in Pleasant Hill, IL, she died in 1974; (2) Eda Smith in June 1977; Fa.: Edgar Voshall; Mo.: Kathryn Criss; Survived by his wife; one son: Robert Voshall of Evergreen, CO; one stepdaughter: Mrs. James (Jocelyn) Denison of Griggsville; one sister: Lucille Rose of Jackson, MI; three grandchildren; three step grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and three step great-granddaughters; Preceded in death by one son.

VOTAW, Timothy; b. 19 Mar 1962, Lebanon, KY; d. 30 Nov 1984, Roodhouse, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; M. (not given); Fa.: Andy Ross; Mo.: Grace Wright; Survived by Rebecca Smock; a daughter: Brandie Nochole Votaw; a stepson: Jason Smock; his parents of Roodhouse; a half-sister: Deborah Kay Votaw of Louisville, KY; grandparents: Mrs. Ruth White of IN, and Mr. & Mrs. William Bauswell of Auburn; step grandparents: Mrs. Louise Henderson of Roodhouse and Alfred A. Ross of Roodhouse; and a great-grandmother: Mrs. Annie Wright of Louisville, KY.

VOTSMIER, Cecelia (Velten); b. 21 Oct 1909, Ashland, IL; d. 15 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Ashland; M. Henry P. Votsmier (date & place not given), he preceded in death; Fa.: Nicholas Martin Velten; Mo.: Alvena Reiser; Survived by two sons: Pat Votsmier and Tom Votsmier, both of Ashland; one brother: Nick M. Velten of Virginia; two sisters: Mrs. Alfred (Alvena) Newell of Franklin, TN and Mrs. Scott (Bernice) Irwin of Pleasant Plains; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three sisters.

VOTSMIER, Donald D. Sr.; b. 28 Aug 1936, Springfield, IL: d. 6 Feb 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Janet Baptist on 9 Aug 1956 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John N. Votsmier; Mo.: Twyla Louise Mitchell; survived by his wife; three daughters: Major Terrie Jean (husband, Lt. Col. Ed) Durham of Alexandria, VA, Mrs. Roger (Debbie) Taylor of St. Louis and Karen Sue Ratliff of Jacksonville; three sons: Donald Dean Votsmier Jr. of Jacksonville, John Paul (wife, Mary) Votsmier of Jacksonville and Jimmy Votsmier of Edwardsville; eight grandchildren; one brother: Robert Votsmier of Pacoima, CA; and three sisters: Mrs. Harvey (Wanda) Reynolds of Jacksonville, Mrs. Michael (Patricia) Desyllas of Alexander, and Mrs. Donald (Linda) Carter of Jacksonville.

VOTSMIER, Mary (Armstrong); b. 13 Jul 1896, Brown Co., IL; d. 30 Nov 1982, Springfield, IL: Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland, IL; M. Henry A. Votsmier (date & place not given), he died in 1958; Fa.: Robert Armstrong; Mo.: Theresa Gleason; Survivors include two sons: Robert J. Votsmier and H. A. Votsmier, both of Ashland; three grandchildren; one sister: Sister Mary Robert O.P., of Jackson, MS; Preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

VOTSMIER, Orville H. "Dutch"; b. 4 Dec 1904, Ashland, IL; d. 1 Jul 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Virginia; Fa.: Francis Votsmier; Mo.: Sarah Decker; Survived by one sister: Luetta Scholes of Virginia; one brother: Monroe Votsmier of Springfield; and a number of nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister.

VOTSMIER, Robert J.; b. 10 Dec 1929, Jacksonville, IL; d. 29 Jul 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Ashland; Fa.; Henry A. Votsmier; Mo.: Mary Armstrong; Survived by a brother: H. A. Votsmier of Ashland; one niece; and two nephews.

VOTSMIER, Rosene (Dunlap); b. 18 Apr 1897, New Berlin, IL; d. 19 Jan 1984, Springfield, IL: Bu.: (not given); M. Charles Votsmier on 27 Oct 1926 in New Berlin, IL, he died in 1968; Fa.: William Dunlap; Mo.: Anna Rustermier; Survivors include four children: William of Waukon, IA, Mrs. Joe (Ann) Alvey of York, PA, Mrs. Clyde (Marge) Ludlum of Bushnell and Mrs. James (Charlene) Eck of New Berlin; a brother: W. K. Dunlap of New Berlin; 16 grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers.

VOYLES, Delbert R.; b. 4 Feb 1928, Roodhouse, IL; d. 18 Sep 1994, Carrollton, IL; bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; Army Veteran; resident of Carrollton; M. Mary Catherine Holder on 4 Apr 1959 in Winchester, IL; Fa.; Basil Voyles; Mo.: Elizabeth Dorks; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Dawn McMillen of Carrollton; one son: Daniel Voyles of Carrollton; and one granddaughter; Preceded by a brother: Adrian Voyles.

VOYLES, Ronald Ray; b. 17 Oct 1942, Greenfield, IL; d. 7 Feb 1981, White Hall, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of Roodhouse; M. Susie Holder on 18 Apr 1960; Fa.: Adrian Voyles; Mo.: Mary Gresham; Survived by his wife; five children at home; Ronald Jr., Adrian Dean, Carolyn Sue, Kathy Lynn and Troy Eugene; two brothers: Roy Voyles of Quincy and Delbert Lee Voyles of White Hall; and a sister: Delores Nord of Grafton.

VOYLES, Roy E.; b. 26 May 1939, White Hall, IL; d. 21 Aug 1985, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Greenmount Cem., Quincy, IL; a former resident of White Hall; M. Betty Beuschell on 12 Aug 1961 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Basil H. Voyles; Mo.: Eileen Grissom; Survived by his wife; two daughters: a son; a sister: Delores Nord of White Hall; and a brother: Delbert of South Jacksonville.

VREINE, Mary M. (Bauer); b. 29 Nov 1901, Oakland, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 24 Feb 1978, Rushville, IL: Bu.: Bauer Cem.; resident of Rushville; M. Otto Vreine in Berwyn, IL; Fa.: Adam Bauer; Mo.: Charlotte Jones; Survived by her husband; a brother: Israel Bauer; and a sister: Mrs. Lila Lance, all of Rushville; three nephews and three nieces; Preceded by four sisters and a brother.

VROMAN, Nellie (Tucker); b. 14 Oct 1895, Detroit, IL; d. 13 Aug 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL: resident of Pittsfield; M. Edward Vroman on 21 May 1922 in Des Moines, IA, he died in 1941; Fa.: Charles Tucker; Mo.: Anna Ward; Survived by four half-brothers: Charles and Donald Tucker of Pittsfield, Francis Mack of Quincy and Joe Tucker of Springfield; five half-sisters: Mae Harshaman of Donnallson, IA, Virginia Hoos of Englewood, CO, Elizabeth Zaughlan of Pittsfield, Gertrude Wagg of CA and Alice Hayes of Morengo, IA; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

VUYLSTEKE, Ralph H.; b. (not given), he was 54 years of age at death; d. 25 Feb 1976, Springfield, IL; bu.: Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Wilha N. Means (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; four sons: Richard of Honolulu, Leslie of Albuquerque, John of Norman, OK and Kenneth of Normal; two sisters; Mrs. Kenneth Studeman of Hayworth and Mrs. Weldon Girdler of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews.


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