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.


KNAP, Mary Annetta (Sibert); b. Jacksonville, IL, she was 77 years of age at the time of death; d. 28 May 1979, Decatur, IL; Bu.: Harristown Cem.; M. Harold Knap (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Fred Sibert; Mo.: Minnie Holmes; Survived by two sons: Ted and Gilbert of Niantic; and four grandchildren; Preceded by four children; one brother; and one sister.

KNAPP, Bertha; b. (not given, she was 84 years of age at death); d. 10 Dec 1996, Ft. Meyers, FL; Bu.; (not given); M. Ralph Knapp (date & place not given); Parents (not given); former resident of Winchester, IL; Survived by three daughters: Mary Ann (husband, Alfred) Ryder of Princeton, MO, Margaret (husband, William) McGlasson of Chattanooga, TN; and Jean Long of Ft. Meyers, FL; Preceded by her husband in 1988; and her son: Edward in 1963.

KNAPP, Chester E.; b. 16 Feb 1903, Winchester, IL; d. 16 Aug 1988, Winchester, Il; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; M. Adele Martin on 30 Dec 1926 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: William E. Knapp; Mo.: Margaret McLaughlin; Survived by his wife; a son: William J. Knapp of Winchester; a daughter: Kay Knapp Parker of Winchester; two grandchildren: Christopher Knapp Parker of Winchester and Teresa Knapp Rust of Jacksonville; and a sister: Mabel German of Casper, WY; Preceded by an infant son: James; and a brother: Ralph.

KNAPP, Edwin A. "Bill"; b. 12 Dec 1920, Pike Co., IL; d. 13 Feb 1978, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., Pike Co., IL; WWII Veteran; M. Nancy Stump Clayton (date & place not given); Fa.: Gus Knapp; Mo.: Ora (maiden not given); Survived by his wife of Murrayville; a son: Kevin Knapp of Winchester; a granddaughter; Jamie Sue Knapp of Winchester; a brother: Ford Knapp of East Alton; and a sister: Mrs. Amiel (Ruby) Hyatt of Jacksonville; Preceded by a half-sister: Geraldine; and a brother: James.

KNAPP, Ford S.; b. 9 Oct 1916, Abilene, TX; d. 19 Jan 1990, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Blue River Cem., Detroit, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Edna Wade on 13 Feb 1937 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Gus Knapp; Mo.: Ora Davis; Survived by his wife; one son: Harold of Pittsfield; two daughters: Mrs. Michael (Gloria Jean) Kirgan of Brighton and Mrs. Kevin (Cindy) Lehman of East Alton; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one sister: Ruby Hyatt of Jacksonville; Preceded by one son: Darrell; one daughter: Carol Ann; two brothers; and one sister.

KNAPP, Gordon; b. 4 Jul 1911, Scott Co., IL; d. 9 Oct 1976, near West Chicago, IL; bu.: Arlington Cem., Elmhurst, IL; M. Ruth Dempline (date & place not given); Fa.; James R. Knapp of Portland, MO; Mo.: (not given); Survived by his wife; his father; two children: a daughter, Carol Heykoop, and a son, Robert Knapp, both of Wheaton; and six grandchildren; "Mr. & Mrs. Chester Knapp and Mr. & Mrs. Lonnie Parker returned home late Tuesday night after attending services. They were accompanied by James R. Knapp of Portland, MO".

KNAPP, Dr. Howard K.; b. 16 Nov 1896, Rushville, IL; d. 29 Aug 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; WWI Veteran; M. Dorothy Crowe on 27 Jan 1930 in Higginsville, MO; Fa.: James Knapp; Mo.: Mary Jane Tipton; Survived by his wife; one sister, Mrs. Mary Jane Marks of Long Beach, CA; a brother, Edward T. Of Elkhart, IN, and two nieces; Preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

KNAPP, Pansy Melvina "Vina" (Inman); b. 7 Apr 1904, Murrayville, IL; d. 18 Jul 1981, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pike Co., IL; M. William T. Knapp on 28 Sep 1919, he died in 1947; Fa.: Lavory Inman; Mo.: Susie Easter; Survivors include three daughters: Mrs. Huber (Mary Pearl) Morris of Greenfield, MO, Mrs. Harold (Joann) Carriger of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Norman (Margarette) Witherbee of Newberg, OR; and five sons: Charles Knapp of Springfield, Theodore Knapp of White Hall, Thomas Knapp of Meredosia, William Knapp of Virden and James Knapp of Jacksonville; 31 grand and 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. Mary Henson of Pearl; two brothers: James Inman of Rochelle and Thomas Inman, address unknown; Preceded in death by one son, one grandson, two great-grandchildren, one sister and three brothers.

KNARR, Mima M. "Midge" (DeWitt); b. 16 Feb 1902, Brown Co., IL; d. 26 Jul 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Oscar Knarr on 14 May 1924 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Charles DeWitt; Mo.: Elizabeth Long; Surviving are her husband; three sisters: Helen Riley and Grace Kiser of Beardstown, and Ella Gielding of Belleville; five nieces and five nephews; Preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

KNECHT, Opal Fay (Snider); b. 22 May 1914, Hardin, IL; d. 10 Apr 1984, Poplar Bluff, MO; Bu.: Hebron Cem., near Perry, IL; M. (1) Elmer Edmund Sheldon (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; (2) Wayne Knecht (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: James Henry Snider; Mo.: Rachel Annie Oettle; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Harvey B. (Maxine) Whittaker of Perry; five grand and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by six sisters and five brothers.

KNEPLER, Carl F.; b. 30 Sep 1911, New Berlin, IL; d. 23 Jan 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of New Berlin, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: William M. Knepler; Mo.: Cathryn C. Lee; Survived by three sons: Thomas A. Knepler of Long Beach, CA, William E. Knepler of Joshua Tree, CA, and Donald R. Knepler of Roswell, GA; two daughters: Karolyn Trowbridge of Santa Maria, CA and Deanna Baker of Arroyo Grande, CA; four grand and five great-grandchildren; a brother: Robert "Ralph" Knepler of Jacksonville; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: William "Lee" and John R. Knepler.

KNEPLER, Mischell R.; b. 12 Sep 1974, Springfield, IL; d. 9 Mar 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of New Berlin, IL; was murdered in Springfield, IL; Fa.: John H. Knepler; Mo.: Beverlee G. Nation; Survived by her parents of New Berlin; a son: Joseph Michael Drew of New Berlin; two brothers: Todd Anthony Knepler of Decatur and Kenneth John Knepler of Columbia, MO; a grandmother: Opal Nation of Springfield; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and one nephew; Preceded by her grandparents: Levi Nation and Henry and Beulah Knepler.

KNEPLER, Nellie (Brown); b. 15 Feb 1887, Alexander, IL; d. 12 Oct 1987; Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of New Berlin; M. George Knepler on 12 Feb 1907 in New Berlin, IL, he died 10 Oct 1956; Fa.: William Brown; Mo.: Elizabeth Jane Swain; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Alma Brehm of New Berlin and Mrs. Lucille Kumle of Chicago; two sons: Lloyd and Robert, both of New Berlin; 14 grand, 24 great-grand and five great-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Ivy Powell of Ft. Meyers, FL; and many nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Thomas E.; one grandson; her parents; two brothers: William and Elmer Brown; and one sister: Louise Kumle.

KNEPLER, Thomas E. "Boob"; b. 13 Jun 1913, New Berlin, IL; d. 6 Jul 1984, New Berlin, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Catholic Cem., New Berlin, IL; Navy Veteran of WWII; M. Ruth Breeding on 9 Sep 1939 in New Berlin, IL; Fa.: George Knepler; Mo.: Nelle Brown; Survived by his wife; his mother, of New Berlin; two sons: John T of Chatham and David of New Berlin; five grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Alma Brehm of New Berlin and Mrs. Lucile Kumle of Chicago; two brothers: Lloyd and Robert, both of New Berlin; Preceded by a son, Richard.

KNEPLER, Wanda Mae (Wood); b. 5 Apr 1903, Athensville, IL; d. 22 Aug 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Leo John Knepler on 15 Dec 1928 in Jacksonville, IL, he died 26 Jul 1979; Fa.: Clifford Wood; Mo.: Florence Dalton; She was the last of her immediate family.

KNEPLER, William Lee; b. 27 Jan 1910, New Berlin, IL; d. 4 Dec 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Quincy, IL; Resident of Quincy; M. Florence Klingele on 28 Jun 1941 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: William Knepler; Mo.: Catherine Lee; Survived by his wife; four sons: Jim of Cincinnati, OH, Dick of Mt. Prospect, Alan of Wheeling and Bob of Bloomington; two brothers: Carl of New Berlin and Ralph of Jacksonville; and six grandchildren.

KNEZEVICH, Brownie; b. 23 Sep 1915, Boone, IA; d. 5 Mar 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Boone, IA; WWII Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Ina Hove on 5 Aug 1936; Fa.: Michael Knezevich; Mo.: Sava Rapac; Survived by his wife; four sons: Michael of Madison, MN, Brian of Minneapolis, MN, Alan and Thomas, both of Jacksonville; two daughters: Mrs. Marianne Michel of Boone, IA and Mrs. Petra Brockhouse of Winchester; an uncle: Peter Knezevich of IA; and 13 grandchildren.

KNEZEVICH, Peter; b. 15 Jun 1878, Yugoslavia; d. 1 Nov 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Boone, IA; Parents (not given); Resided with a great nephew, Alan Knezevich of Jacksonville; No survivors listed.

KNICKLE, Frank; b. 2 May 1896, Canada; d. 8 Oct 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (Not stated); Parents (not given); No survivors listed.

KNIFFIN, Marie (Anderson); b. 11 Apr 1956, Lebanon, MO; d. 17 Jan 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated); resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Versailles; M. William Kniffin on 17 May 1992 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Charles Arthur Anderson; Mo.: Kate Elizabeth Wirebaugh; Survived by her husband; her father of Fallon, KS; her mother: Kate Sharp of Montgomery, MO; one step-daughter: Billie Jean Kniffin of Mt. Sterling; two step-sons: Gregory and Christopher Kniffin, both of Mt. Sterling; one brother: Charles Anderson of Jacksonville; one sister: Francis Cook of Hutchison, KS; one half-brother: Terry Joe Anderson of Windom, KS; and two half-sisters: Peggie Hier of Salina, KS and Cindy Hodges of O'Fallon, MO; four step-sisters and several aunts and uncles; Preceded by her grandparents.

KNIFLEY, Lois; b. 7 Feb 1910, Knifley, KY; d. 13 Nov 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; Resident of Springfield, IL; Fa.: Virgil Knifley; Mo.: Betty Absher; Survived by three sisters: Mrs. Carrie Hart, Mrs. Vida Spencer and Mrs. Marie Steinmetz, all of Waverly; three brothers: J. R. Knifley of Eldorado, AR, R. L. Knifley of Jacksonville and R. W. Knifley of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews.

KNOEDLER, Gary Joseph; b. 2 Jul 1960, Springfield, IL; d. 11 Mar 1987, Springfield, IL; bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; Fa.: Joseph B. Knoedler; Mo.: R. Louise Geier; Survived by his father of Springfield; two sisters: Karen Knoedler of Latham and Janet Knoedler of Springfield; two brothers: Thomas and Michael Knoedler, both of Springfield; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by his mother on 21 Oct 1982.

KNOEPPEL, John Albert; b. 16 Nov 1888, Bluffs, IL; d. 22 Mar 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of Bluffs; WWI Army Veteran; M. Lois Credelia Taylor on 29 Apr 1915 in Bluffs, IL, she died 19 Dec 1971; Fa.: Henry Knoeppel; Mo.: Anna Brockhouse; Survived by several cousins.

KNOLL, Mildred (Frazier); b. 23 Jun 1894, Pike Co., IL; d. 18 May 1987, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Oakwood Cem., Pittsfield, IL; M. Ernest Knoll in 1942, he died in 1946; Fa.: Robert William Frasier; Mo.: Sarah Maddox; Survived by a stepdaughter: Mrs. Euralyne Clikas of Mobile, AL; a step-granddaughter; three nephews; one niece; several great-nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Ray and Emory.

KNOOP, Mildred Lucille (Doyle); b. 8 Oct 1907, near Patterson, IL; d. 9 Dec 1994, Chesterfield, MO; Bu.: Mayfield Cem., Carlinville, IL; resident of Chesterfield, MO: formerly of White Hall, IL; M. William A. Knoop on 16 Jun 1934 in Normal, IL, he died 30 Dec 1984; Fa.: Joseph J. Doyle; Mo.: Verna M. House; Survived by one sister: Mrs. Edward (Frances Doyle) Tegtmeier of Belleville; one niece; Preceded by one sister: Lauretta Hatcher; and one brother: Howard Doyle.

KNOOP, William A.; b. 17 Jul 1906, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 30 Dec 1984, Phoenix, AZ; Bu.: Mayfield Cem., Carlinville, IL; a former White Hall resident; M. Mildred Doyle on 16 Jun 1934 in Normal, IL; Fa.: Dr. William A. Knoop Sr.; Mo.: Mary Cluster; Survived by his wife; a sister: Mrs. Byron (Martha) Drennan of Hanford, CA; Preceded by a sister.

KNOPP, Robert; b. 27 Jun 1936, Forest Park, IL; d. 16 Feb 1993, Litchfield, IL; Bu.: Gillespie Cem., Gillespie, IL; resident of Gillespie; formerly of Jacksonville; M. (1) Lois Grady (date & place not given), she died 13 Feb 1975; (2) Marilyn Baptist (date & place not given); Fa.: Lester Knopp; Mo.: Agnes McKechan; Survived by his wife; his mother of Gillespie; one son: lester Knopp of St. Louis; two daughters: Debbie Knopp of Sringfield and Rena Sherman of Plainview; and two grandchildren; Preceded by his father.

KNOPPEL, Mamie (Albers); b. 23 Dec 1879, Oxville, IL; d. 15 Mar 1978, Scott Co. Nursing Center; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; M. Victor Knoppel (date & place not given)(, he died in 1938; Fa.: Henry Albers; Mo.: Carry Kremm; Survived by two sons: Raymond of St. Louis and Leroy of River Forest; a sister: Mrs. Bertha Buhlig of Bluffs; 12 grand and two great-grandchildren.

KNOTH, Clarence S.; b. 17 Dec 1919, Roodhouse, IL; d. 8 Apr 1988, Roodhouse, IL; bu.: White Hall Cem.; resident of Roodhouse; M. Ruth Bigham on 9 Apr 1950 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John Henry Knoth; Mo.: Jennie Westinhauer; Survived by his wife; one son: Stuart of Jacksonville; two brothers: Ray of Buffalo Junction, VA and Dan of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

KNOTH, Daniel R.; b. 15 Jan 1924, Roodhouse, IL; d. 13 Sep 1989, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; WWII & Korean War Army Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Emma Hillman on 4 Nov 1956 in Pittsfield, IL; Fa.: John Knoth; Mo.: Winnie Wihchern; Survived by his wife; one brother: Ray Knoth of Buffalo Junction, VA; Preceded by four brothers and one sister.

KNOTT, Charles W.; b. 16 Jul 1893, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 27 Jul 1979, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; WWI Army Veteran; Fa.: William D. Knott; Mo.: Sarah E. Steadman; No survivors listed.

KNOTT, Dariel C.; b. 22 Jul 1902, Bluffs, IL; d. 25 Nov 1977, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Vivian Dunn on 27 Jan 1930 in Rushville, IL; Fa.: William Douglas Knott; Mo.: Sarah Elizabeth Steadman; Survived by his wife; two sons: Keith of Herscher and Leland of Rushville; four grandchildren; and a brother: Charles of Rushville; Preceded by two brothers; John and Sherman.

KNOTT, Donald Eugene; b. 26 Apr 1932, Ottumwa, IA; d. 2. Jan 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; Korean War Army Veteran; resident of Murrayville, IL; M. Genevieve M. Millhouse on 15 Jan 1953 in Bloomfield, IA; Fa.: Joseph Knott; Mo.: Leona Morrow; Survived by his wife; five sons: Billy G. Knott and Tomah, WI, Michael D. Knott of Dallas, TX and Randy M. Knott, Scott A. Knott and Patrick S. Knott, all of Murrayville; 11 grandchildren; and one brother: George Knott of Sacramento, CA; Preceded by his parents and one brother: Everett.

KNOTT, Jack Kenneth; b. 20 Jan 1921, Murrayville, IL; d. 4 Nov 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; WWII Veteran; M. Edith McMillan on 2 Feb 1946 in Peoria, IL; Fa.: Hugh Knott; Mo.: Clara Anders; Survived by his wife; two sons: Joe of Peoria and John of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. Tom (Nancy) Milton of Peoria and four grandchildren; two sisters: Mrs. Tony (Bette) Svob of Bartonville and Mrs. Howard (Ruth) Spangler of West Palm Beach, FL; Preceded in death by one sister.

KNOTT, Robert L.; b. 13 Mar 1908, Poplar Bluffs, MO; d. 4 Apr 1989, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Helen Elizabeth Warnke on 16 Dec 1929 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Lee Knott; Mo.: Ada Phillips; Survived by his wife; two sons: Robert L Jr of Omaha, NE and James R of Chicago; seven grand and four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Glen (Kathryn) Wedeking of Williamsville; Preceded by a brother and two sisters.

KNOTTS, Robert Hamilton; b. 1 Dec 1924, Lilesville, NC; d. 20 Feb 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Oakwood Cem.; WWII Veteran; resident of Greenfield, IL; M. Irene Meneley on 11 Jan 1961 in Greenfield, IL; Fa.: Thomas Knotts; Mo.: Georgia Ballard; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Barbara Knotts of Wadesboro, NC, Barbara Langley of Jacksonville, Carol Hurt of Tompkinsville, KY, Linda Vetter of Memhis, Brenda Vetter of Beardstown; six sons: George Knotts of Atlanta, Mark Vetter of Carrollton, Loren and Richard Vetter of Greenfield, Robert E. And Robin Knotts, at home; 10 grandchildren; and a brother: Ballard Knotts of Wadesboro, NC.

KNOUS, Candace Marie "Candy" (Ransom); b. 16 Feb 1949, Beardstown, IL; d. 13 Aug 1978, South of Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Charles Robert Knous on 27 Dec 1966 in Palmyra, MO, he died 1 Aug 1977; Fa.: Otis Ransom; Mo.: Clara Swan; Survived by four chidlren: Annette, Robert, Nichole and Chad, all at home; a brother: Michael Ransom of Prescott, WI; three sisters: Jennie Ransom of Naples and Brenda and Melissa Ransom, both of Beardstown; and a grandmother: Cora Ransom of Beardstown.

KNOUS, Charles "C.E."; b. 21 Nov 1925, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 17 Oct 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; Veteran; M. Verna Lyles on 17 Jul 1946 in Schuyler Co., IL; Fa.: Marvin Knous; Mo.: Goldie Pipinger; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Berniece Mathis of Mt. Carmel; one brother: Melvin of Beardstown; four sisters: Mrs. Myrtle Peacock of Peoria, Mrs. Verna Lisenbee of Beardstown, Mrs. Delores Paven of Rushville and Mrs. Irene Jones of Camden; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son, one daughter, one grandson and one brother.

KNOUS, Jesse F.; b. 6 Mar 1910, Rushville, IL; d. 19 Jan 1993, Camp Point, IL; bu.: Messerer Cem., near Frederick, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Dorothy Armstrong on 16 Sep 1938 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Joshua Knous; Mo.: Fanny Miller; Survived by his wife; two sons: Kenny Knous of Beardstown and Raymond Knous of Virginia; a daughter: Geraldine Leonard of Beardstown; a brother: Ernest Knous of Beardstown; three sisters: Dollie Briggs and Mary Bishop, both of Beardstown, and Nettie Steele of Camp Point; 10 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and three sisters.

KNOUS, Mary K. (Illman); b. 9 Jan 1899, Stilwater, OK; d. 23 Oct 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. Glen Knous in 1919 at Beardstown, IL, he died 11 May 1960; Fa.; George Illman; Mo.: Ina O'Neil; Survived by two sons: Harlan of Long Beach, CA and Robert of Rushville; three daughters: LaVeta Vignovich of Long Beach, CA, Lois Wright of Long Beach, CA and Ina Jane Patterson of Rushville; 20 grand and 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by one son: Gene; two brothers; and three sisters.

KNOUS, Max; b. 22 Mar 1941, Rushville, IL; d. 11 Jan 1993, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem.; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Lloyd Knous; Mo.: Mary LaMaster; Survived by his mother of Rushville; two sons: Scott of Westland, MI and John of Rushville; one daughter: Kathy Schenk of Rushville; three grandchildren; three sisters: Doris Devore of Rushville, Bonnie Wells of Macomb and Becky Spencer of Denton, TX; Preceded by his father.

KNOWLES, Adah B. (Sherren); b. 8 Jul 1906, Cass Co., IL; d. 6 Oct 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. (Not stated); Fa.: George Sherren; Mo.: Sarah Norris; Survived by three daughters: Violett Pedigo, Petersburg, Florence Beevers, Minier and Sarah Bernice Anderson, Beardstown; a son: Tom of Virginia; a brother, Lee Sherren of Petersburg; 23 grand and 42 great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a daughter, two sons, five brothers, one sister, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

KNOWLES, Admiral Celo; b. 8 Jul 1892, near Versailles, IL; d. 18 Nov 1985, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Versailles West Side Cem.; resident of Versailles; M. Hallie Belle Jones on 28 Oct 1915 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: James Thomas Knowles; Mo.: Leann DeWitt; Survived by his wife; one nephew: Hubert Knowles of Arkansas; three nieces: Mrs. Newton (Lois) Jones of Mt. Sterling and Irene Taylor and Shirley Nelson, both of Galesburg; and several cousins; Preceded by three sisters, one brother and two nieces.

KNOWLES, Anna (Custer); b. 25 Feb 1894, Marion, Ks; d. 16 Feb 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill Cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of Jacksonville, IL; M. Howard V. "Pat" Knowles on 3 Jan 1924, he died 13 May 1956; Fa.: Charles F. Custer; Mo.: Emma Snyder; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Lester (Hazel) Tomlin of Sarasota, FL; Preceded by two brothers and one sister.

KNOWLES, Grace Agnes (Fowler); b. 4 Feb 1923, London, England; d. 10 Jan 1992, Tallahassee, FL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; Resident of Tallahassee, FL; formerly of Rushville, IL; M. George Edward Knowles on 10 Mar 1945; Fa.: George Fowler; Mo.: Cathrine Barnes; First English war bride in Rushville, arriving 9 Mar 1946; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Wendy Poppell of Panama City, FL, Deborah Erickson of Hastings, NE and Christine Melton of Tallahassee; two sons: Douglas G and David E. Knowles, both of Tallahassee; 11 grand and five great-grandchildren; two brothers: Ronald Fowler of Kingsbury, Tamsworth, England and Douglas Fowler of Bispham, Lancashire, England; and two sisters: Barbara Sullivan of Farrham, England and Beryl Staples of Burley, Landshire, England.

KNOWLES, Mary Louise (Dickey); b. 26 Apr 1925 Chandlerville, IL; d. 11 Mar 1995, Pulaski, TN; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Pulaski, TN; M. Tom A. Knowles on 31 May 1942 in Marion Co., MO, he died 19 Oct 1988; FA.: Ernest Dickey; Mo.: Una Pasley; Survived by two sons: Alfred Knowles of Pulaski, TN and Leroy Knowles of Tucson, AZ; one daughter: Mrs. Jerry (Una Belle) Wertz of Metamora; six grand and six great-grandchildren; two sisters: Edna Logue of Chandlerville and Theora Shoemaker of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents, an infant daughter; and three brothers.

KNOWLES, Murial Ann (Conklin); b. 20 Mar 1904, Hollisterville, PA; d. 23 Jun 1995, Kingston, NY; Bu.: Blackburn Cem., near Brooklyn, IL; resident of Kingston, NY; formerly of Camden, IL; M. Ralph W. Knowles on 19 Jan 1957 in Raton, NM; Fa.: Edwin Pierson Conklin; Mo.: Margaret Morrison; Survived by one son: Billy J. Knowles of Kingston; one sister: Jean Rickard of Yuma, AZ; and one niece; Preceded by one sister.

KNOWLES, Nettie A. (Liehr) Rust; b. 4 Jun 1887, Perry, IL; d. 27 Jun 1979, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; a former resident of Alton, IL; M. (1) James R. Rust in Jul 1912 at Perry, IL, he died 20 May 1922; (2) Michael Knowles in Jan 1935, he died in July 1956; Fa.: Charles Liehr; Mo.: Elizabeth Lipcaman; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Lloyd (Harriet) Stauffer of Griggsville; a sister: Mrs. Ruth Armstrong of Alton; four grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

KNOWLES, Ralph W. "Bill"; b. 7 May 1920, Galesburg, IL; d. 20 Sep 1986, Belleville, IL; Bu.: Blackburn Cem., Brooklyn, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Camden, IL; M. Muriel L. Conklin on 19 Jan 1957 in Raton, NM; Fa.: Ralph Knowles; Mo.: Gertrude Tyler; Survived by his wife; and one son: Bill of Kingston, NY; Preceded in death by one brother: Eugene.

KNOWLES, Robert; b. 8 Apr 1910, Belleville, IL; d. 20 Jun 1987, Quincy, IL; Bu.; Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Pittsfield; M. Constance Colvin on 8 Jul 1935 in Mexico, MO; Fa.: Robert Knowles; Mo.: Clara Schrum; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Kay Berry and Barbara Connors, both of Bedford, TX; three brothers: Harold and Joseph of Belleville and Allen of Arkansas; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a sister.

KNOWLES, Robert E.; b. 1 Nov 1920, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 22 Sep 1981, Crystal Lake, IL; Bu.: (not given); Army WWII Veteran; a former resident of Jacksonville and Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Betty Belson on 18 Jun 1950 in Crystal Lake, IL; Fa.: Galen Knowles; Mo.: Flora Mayhall; Surviving are his wife; one daughter and two sons: Brenda Angsten, Randy and Robert G. McKinley, all of Crystal Lake; Preceded in death by his parents.

KNOWLES, Sueko (Nagasawa); b. 20 Feb 1922, Shakirmoricho, Muroranshi, Hokkaido, Japan; d. 20 Sep 1992, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Virginia; M. Francis Marion Knowles on 10 Feb 1953 in Japan, he died in 1967; Fa.: Uzo Nagasawa; Mo.: Shizu (maiden not given); Survived by one daughter: Eriko Barrett of Beardstown; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister: Masayo Fukuzawa of Japan; and several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Preceded by her parents and several brothers and sisters.

KNOWLES, Terry R.; b. 29 Aug 1911, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 25 Jul 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Grays Cem., New Salem, IL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Charles Knowles; Mo.: Bertha Middaugh; Survived by one son: Donald L of Meredosia; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by his wife: Lillian; two brothers; and one sister.

KNOWLES, Tom A.; b. 30 Jun 1922, Virginia, IL; d. 19 Oct 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Mary Louise Dickey on 31 May 1942 in Marion Co., MO; Fa.: William Jennings Bryan Knowles; Mo.: Adah Belle Sherren; Survived by his wife; two sons: Alfred of Nashville, TN and Leroy of Chandlerville; a daughter: Mrs. Jerry (Una) Wertz of Metamora; six grandchildren; a brother: Fred of Mapleton; three sisters: Mrs. Harry (Violet) Petigo of Petersburg, Mrs. Richard (Florence) Beever of Minier and Mrs. Jim (Bernice) Anderson of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by an infant daughter; two brothers; and a sister.

KNOWLES, Verna (Sellars); b. 27 Nov 1928; d. 17 Feb 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Elmer Knowles on 4 Jan 1947 in Virginia, IL, he died in 1973; Fa.: Albert M. Sellars; Mo.: Laura (maiden not given); No survivors listed.

KNOWLAND, Margaret A. (Hinrichs); b. 2 Apr 1899, Greenfield, IL; d. 19 Jan 1991, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Robert Knowland on 11 Nov 1925, he died in Nov. 1968; Fa.: Henry Hinrichs; Mo.: Helena Schneider; Survived by one sister: Frances Shuttleworth of St. Louis, MO; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five sisters: Ann Kirbach, Mary Kirbach, Elizabeth Baumgartner, Lena Kaiser and Matilda Dunsworth; and two brothers: Gerhard and Christian John Hinrichs.

KNOX, Elmer D.; b. 18 Dec 1935, Jacksonville, IL; d. 11 Apr 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Dorothy Ebrey Prillmayer on 26 Aug 1978 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Elmer I. Knox; Mo.: Leona Lomelino; Survived by his wife; one son: Darrel Knox of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. James (Sheryl) McKinney of Woodson; two stepchidlren: Deborah Prillmayer and Mike Prillmayer, both of Jacksonville; six sisters: Marie Edwards of Peoria, AZ, Wanda Garriott of Phoenix, AZ, Barbara Rosa of Canby, MN, Phyllis McKnelly of Billings, MO, Judy Evans of Winchester and Donna Newby of Jacksonville; and one stepgranddaughter: Kristal Prillmayer of Jacksonville.

KNOX, Leo A.; b. 15 Feb 1917, Pike Co., IL; d. 25 Jan 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Louise Akers on 10 Mar 1944 in St. Louis, MO; Fa.: Milo Knox; Mo.: Edna Bowers; Survived by his wife; three sons: Larry Dale Knox of Arenzville, Lyle Eugene Knox of Jacksonville, and Lynn Ray Knox of Decatur; five grandchildren; and two brothers: Luther and Leonard; Preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

KNOX, Hazel Dell (Pinkerton); b. 11 Dec 1919, d. 18 Sep 1987, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Ray Knox (date & place not given), he died 28 Jan 1971; Fa.: Walla Pinkerton; Mo.: Etta Mae Bickmore; Survived by one brother: Jack Pinkerton of White Hall; and two sisters: Dorothy Hutton and Bonnie Hammond, both of White Hall; Preceded by one brother and three sisters.

KNOX, Leona M. (Lomelino); b. 21 Sep 1916, Jacksonville, IL; d. 26 Nov 1995, Winchester, Il; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Elmer Knox on 3 Jan 1933 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: David Lomelino; Mo.: Daisy Birdsell; Survived by her husband; six daughters: Marie Edwards of Jacksonville, Mrs. Gene (Wanda) Garriott of Phoenix, AZ, Mrs. Ernest (Barbara) Rosa of Canby, MN, Mrs. Lance (Phyllis) McKnelly of Billings, MO, Mrs. Lloyd (Judy) Evans of Winchester and Mrs. Don (Donna) Newby of Jacksonville; 17 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Orvel (wife, Mildred) Lomelino of Jacksonville, Ralph (wife, Dorothea) Lomelino of Springfield, MO and Merle (wife, Betty) Lomelino of Manchester; and one sister: Mrs. Lawrence (Daisy) Lawson of Jacksonville; Preceded by a son: Elmer Darrel Knox; and four grandsons.

KNOX, Ray T.; b. 3 Sep 1907, near Hillview, Il; d. 11 Dec 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Alma Gibler on 15 Feb 1931 in White Hall, IL; Fa.: Frank Knox; Mo.: Maggie Miller; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Margaret Grafford and Mary Ann Snider, both of White Hall; two sons: Thomas R. Knox of Glenwood City, WI and William H. "Bill" Knox of San Diego, CA; 13 grandchildren, four of which were raised in their home: Bobby Knox, Steven Grafford, Cathy Scoggins and Tammy Ruyle; and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister and three brothers.

KNOX, Raymond; b. 28 Jan 1889, Griggsville, IL; d. 16 Jan 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Samuel Knox; Mo.: Leah Hendricks; Survivors include two daughters: Jeanne Knox Casper and Trudy Knox, both of Columbus, OH; six grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by one brother.

KNOX, Robert E.; b. 5 Oct 1951, White Hall, IL; d. 9 Jul 1996, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall, IL; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Margaret Knox; Survived by his mother: Margaret Knox Grafford of White Hall; one brother: Steve (Paula) Grafford of Roodhouse; two sisters: Mrs. Jerry (Cathy) Scoggins of Valdosta, GA and Mrs. Les (Tammy) Fainter of Indianapolis, IN; his grandmother: Alma Knox of White Hall; five nieces; one nephew; several aunts and uncles; a very close friend of the family: Dwain Deveinng of Hardin; and many friends; Preceded by his grandfather: Ray T. Knox.

KNOX, Ruth (Ottwell); b. 29 Jan 1902, Pearl, IL; d. 19 Feb 1994, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., Pearl, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. T. Paul Knox on 16 Feb 1921, he died in 1959; Fa.: William Ottwell; Mo.: Molly Pettit; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. A. William (Donna) Ward of Jacksonville; four grand and five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by one son: David Edward Knox, in 1970; two sisters: Alice O. Christopher and Sue Watters; and two brothers: Roy Ottwell and Harry Ottwell.

KNUST, Albert J.; b. 2 Sep 1917, St. Louis, MO; d. 24 Dec 1991, New Berlin, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Catholic Cem., New Berlin, IL; WWII Marine Corps. Veteran; Fa.: John Knust; Mo.: Mary Moeller; Survived by one sister: Rose Hunziker of Springfield; one niece; one nephews; one aunt; and several cousins; Preceded by a sister: Anita Knust in 1923.

KOCH, Amiel J.; b. 3 May 1897, Brown Co., IL; d. 1 Oct 1982, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; WWI Veteran; M. Frances Diss on 4 Oct 1922 at Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Timewell, IL; Fa.: Fred Koch; Mo.: Catherine Bordenkircher; Survived by his wife; a son: James F of Quincy; a daughter: Mrs. Quentin (Carolyn) Boschert of Wentzville, MO; two sisters: Mrs. Edith Kestel of Manhattan and Mrs. Russell (Emogene) Salrin of Mt. Sterling; seven grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and a sister.

KOCH, Bernice E.; b. 19 Jun 1917, Jacksonville, IL; d. 31 Dec 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Neelyville Cem., Neelyville, IL; resident of Springfield, IL; Fa.: Harry H. Koch; Mo.: Emma M. Tomhave; Survived by her twin brother: Bryon Koch of Winchester; two sisters: Bernita R. Koch of Springfield and Mrs. Charles (Emily) Rolf of Bluffs; one nephew; two nieces; three great nephews; and three great-nieces.

KOCH, Clyde; b. 10 Mar 1912, Chambersburg, IL; d. 8 Feb 1993, Brookfield, MO; Bu.: Park Lawn Memory Gardens, Brookfield, MO; WWII Army Veteran; M. Corrine Riggs on 4 Mar 1931; Fa.: Clyde Koch; Mo.: Lena Vaden Reathford; Survived by his wife; one brother: Edgar Koch of Brookfield and several nieces, nephews and other relatives; Preceded by one brother: Francis D. Koch; and one sister: Naida McDaniel.

KOCH, Ernest W.; b. 13 Aug 1916, north of Meredosia, IL; d. 12 Oct 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Meredosia; M. Ayleen M. Bauch on 2 Jul 1943 in Meredosia, IL, she died in 1955; Fa.: Ernest W. Koch; Mo.: Amelia Geiss; Survived by two sons: Ernest E. (Wife, Claudia) of Ft. Dodge, IA and Charles E. (wife, Ann) of Arenzville, IL; two daughters: Mrs. James (Marcia Kay) Schaaf and Linda Sue Lewis, both of Meredosia; and 11 grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Sharon Dunnaway; and one sister: Marie Anderson.

KOCH, Frances A. (Diss); b. 1 Jun 1900, Brown Co., IL; d. 25 Sep 1994, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Timewell, IL; M. Amiel J. Koch on 4 Oct 1922, he died 1 Oct 1982; Fa.: Frank Diss; Mo.: Agnes Waters; Survived by a son: James F. Koch of Quincy; a daughter: Mrs. Quentin (Carolyn) Boschert of Wentzville, MO; a sister: Tessie Keltz of Timewell; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and four step-great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters: Regina and Leereefee.

KOCH, Francis D.; b. 15 Apr 1906, Pike Co., IL; d. 21 Oct 1992, Rushville, Il; Bu.: hersman Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; Resident of Versailles; M. Geraldean Robbins on 11 Nov 1930 at Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Clyde Koch; Mo.: Vaden Reathford; Survived by his wife; five daughters: Wanda McHatton of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Wilber (Wanetta) Williams of Peoria, Mrs. Merle (Barbara) Wolfe of Jacksonville, Mrs. Wayne (Kay) Bridgewater and Sandra Hendricks, both of Rushville; a son: Clyde "Sonny" Koch of Chambersburg; two brothers: Edgar Koch and Clyde "Curly" Koch, both of Brookfield, MO; 12 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three grandchildren; and a sister: Naida McDaniel.

KOCH, Geraldean (Robbins); b. 29 Mar 1913, Versailles, IL; d. 11 Mar 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., Hersman, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Versailles, IL; M. Francis D. Koch on 11 Nov 1930 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: William S. Robbins; Mo.: Rosa M. Wilson; Survived by five daughters: Wanda McHatton of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Wilber (Wannetta) Williams of Peoria, Mrs. Merle (Barbara) Wolfe of Jacksonville, Mrs. Wayne (Kaye) Bridgewater of Rushville and Sandra Hendricks of Rushville; one son: Clyde (wife, Velma) Koch of Chambersburg; 12 grand and 20 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

KOCH, Lena Veda (Reathaford); b. 4 Jul 1888, Pike Co., IL; d. 18 Nov 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Versailles Cem., Versailles, IL; resident of Chambersburg; M. Clyde A. Koch in 1905, he died in 1973; Fa.: George Reathaford; Mo.: Fannie (maiden not given); Survived by these chidlren: Francis D. Koch of Mt. Sterling and Edgar and Clyde Jr both of Brookfield, MO, and a daughter: Mrs. Naida McDaniel of Jacksonville; ten grand, 23 great grand and five great-great-grandchildren.

KOCH, Lulu E. (Yakle); b. 12 Nov 1904, Brown Co., IL; d. 18 Sep 1979, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Cyril F. Koch in Mt. Sterling, IL; he died 7 Aug 1950; Fa.: William E. Yakle; Mo.: Laura Bond; Survived by two sons: Cyril Edward of Rushville and Richard A of Morton; four daughters: Mrs. Richard (Laura) Volk and Mrs. James G. (Norma) Wort, both of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Robert (Marjorie) Grist of Metamora and Mrs. Donna J. Kindhart of Timewell; two brothers: Ralph Yakle of Rushville and Leon Yakle of Mt. Sterling; 36 grand and 18 great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sons, a daughter, a brother and two grandchildren.

KOCH, Marie E. (Redmond); b. 25 Sep 1901, Brown Co., IL; d. 29 Nov 1979, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Raymond J. Koch on 20 Oct 1925 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Charles Redmond; Mo.: Ellen Murphy; Survived by her husband; four sons: Robert, Charles and Maurice, all of Mt. Sterling, and Donald of Rolling Meadows; four daughters: Mrs. Virgil (Mary Ellen) Ferrill of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Victor (Joan) Curita of Rolling Meadows, Sister Mary Sara, O.P. of Crystal Lake and Mrs. James (Rosalie) Shank of Quincy; 24 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; Preceded by a daughter: Patricia; a sister; and a brother.

KOCH, Maurice R. "Bill"; b. 10 Jan 1938, Brown Co., IL; d. 29 Jan 1994, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Raymond Koch; Mo.: Marie Redmond; Survived by two brothers: Robert and Charles Koch, both of Mt. Sterling; and four sisters: Mary E. Ferrill of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Victor (Joan) Zurita of Rolling Meadows, Sister Sara O.P. of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Rosalee) Shank of Decatur; Preceded by one brother: Donald; and one sister: Patricia Koch.

KOCH, Patricia J.; b. 8 Apr 1933, Brown Co., IL; d. 5 Oct 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling, Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Raymond J. Koch; Mo.: Marie Redmond; Survived by her parents; four brothers: Robert, Charles and Maurice, all of Mt. Sterling, and Donald of Rolling Meadows; and four sisters: Mrs. Virgil (Mary Ellen) Ferrill of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Victor (Joan) Curita of Rolling Meadows, Sister Mary Sara, O.P. of Crystal Lake, and Mrs. James (Rosalee) Shank of Quincy.

KOCH, Raymond J.; b. 20 Sep 1902, Brown Co., IL; d. 6 Mar 1983, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Marie Redmond on 20 Oct 1925 in Mt. Sterling, Il, she died 29 Nov 1979; Fa.: Albert Koch; Mo.: Anna Royer; Survivors include four sons: Robert, Charles and Maurice (Bill), all of Mt. Sterling, and Donald of Rolling Meadows, and four daughters; Mrs. Virgil (Mary Ellen) Farrill of Mt. Sterling, Mrs. Victor (Joan) Zurita of Rolling Meadows, Sister Sara of Rantoul and Mrs. James (Rosalee) Shank of Quincy; There are 25 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; Three brothers, Bernard of Springfield and Cletus and Russell, both of Mt. Sterling survive with three sisters: Mrs. Lena Geisler and Mrs. Corrine Bolk, both of Mt. Sterling, and Mrs. William (Regina) Dorcke of Oak Lawn. He was preceded in death by one daughter and one brother.

KOCH, Roscoe; b. 27 Sep 1911, Brown Co., IL; d. 8 Dec 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Zion Lutheran Cem., Brown Co., IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Nellie Test Cory in 1962; Fa.: Eugene Koch; Mo.: Nellie Meats; Survived by his wife; these stepdaughters: Leamae Icenogle of CA and Betty Reeder of Moline; three step-grandchildren; one brother: Silvey Koch of Versailles; Preceded by two brothers and a step-grandchild.

KOCH, Tillie Ann (Schnake); b. 12 Aug 1884, Hagener Station, Cass Co., IL; d. 2 Sep 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. John A. Koch (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; Fa.: Henry Schnake; Mo.: (not stated); Survived by nieces and nephews: Marie ones of Beardstown, Jane Pastor of Hickory Hills and John and Jack Schnake of Winchester, and Robert Schnake of Melrose Park.

KOCHERSPERGER, Ralph L.; b. 13 Jun 1919, Alton, IL; d. 5 Sep 1991, Alton, IL; Bu.: Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Bessie Marie Hardwick on 4 May 1942; Parents (not stated); Survived by two daughters: Sharon Kay Eaken of Fort Worth, TX and Dora Mae Davis of Riverton, WY; four grand and five great-grandchildren; and one brother: Herman Kochersperger of Alton; Preceded by two grandchildren and a brother.

KOEHLER, Anton; b. 6 Dec 1880, New Berlin, IL; d. 2 Oct 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Franklin; M. (1) Emma Bachman in 1899, she died in 1918; (2) Grace Tranbarger in 1940; FA.: Ferdinand Koehler; Mo.: Margaret Brokent; Survived by his wife; two sons: Melvin of Murrayville and Randolph of Brighton; eight grand and ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by a daughter and a son.

KOEHLER, Edgar A.; b. 7 Nov 1923, Buffalo Hart, IL; d. 30 Jul 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Riverton; formerly of Jacksonville; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Joseph Koehler; Mo.: Grace Tranbarger; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Thomas (Karen) Wood of Springfield, Mrs. Robert (Kim) Hewitt of Sherman and Mrs. Randy (Kelley) Liesman of Middletown; two sons: James J. McKlane and Gary Koehler, both of Springfield; three sisters: Mary Oma Colwell of Jacksonville, Elva Booth of Springfield and Mrs. Arthur (Katherin) Ticknor of Mt. Zion; seven grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters: Bernice Fulton and Linnie DeFevers; and two brothers: Eldon and James A. Koehler.

KOEHLER, Eldon A.; b. 22 Aug 1918, Morgan Co., IL; d. 18 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Army Veteran and POW; M. Olive Orris on 30 May 1948 in Jacksonville, IL: Fa.: Joe Koehler; Mo.: Grace Tranbarger; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Verlin (Linda) Magelitz of Jacksonville; two brothers: James of Jacksonville and Edgar of Riverton; three sisters: Mary Colwell of Jacksonville, Elva Booth of Springfield and Kathryn Ticknor of Mt. Zion; two grandchildren: Terry Justin and Jeffrey Eldon Magelitz, both of Jacksonville.

KOEHLER, Evelyn M. (Witham); b. 7 Jan 1910, Glen Fork, KY; d. 23 Mar 1989, Auburn, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; resident of New Berlin; M. John Charles Koehler on 9 Dec 1926 in Springfield, IL, he died 9 Jul 1977; Fa.: Alex Witham; Mo.: Lieu Bell; Survived by two sons: John Norman of Quincy and Charles Richard of Loami; a daughter: Katie L. Frank of New Berlin; five grand, nine great-grand and three step-grandchildren; a sister: Addielee Smith of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son: Kenneth Allen, two brothers and a sister.

KOEHLER, Grace May (Tranbarger); b. 19 Feb 1888, Franklin, IL; d. 23 Oct 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; M. Joe Koehler on 23 Feb 1905, he died 2 Nov 1939; Fa.: James Tranbarger; Mo.: Linnie Jolly; Survivors include three sons: James and Eldon, both of Jacksonville and Edgar, Sherman; three daughters: Mrs. Katherine H. Ticknor and Mrs. Elva Booth, both of Decatur, and Mrs. Mary Colwell, Jacksonville; 16 grand, 36 great and two great-great-grandchildren; She was preceded in death by two daughters.

KOEHLER, James A.; b. 11 Feb 1908, Franklin, IL; d. 28 Sep 1994, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jerseyville; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Louise Hocking on 15 Apr 1936 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Joseph Koehler; Mo.: Grace Tranbarger; Survived by his wife; a stepdaughter: Mrs. Thomas (Donna) Flynn of Jerseyville; a brother: Edgar Koehler of Riverton; three sisters: Mary Omo Colwell of Jacksonville; Elva Booth of Springfield and Mrs. Arthur (Katherine) Ticknor of Mt. Zion; six grand, 11 great grand and two great-great-grandsons; Preceded by his parents; a brother: Eldon Koehler and two sisters: Bernice Fulton and Linnie DeFevers.

KOEHLER, John Charles; b. 24 Apr 1906, New Berlin, IL; d. 9 Jul 1977, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; resident of New Berlin; M. Evelyn Witham on 8 Dec 1926 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Fredrick Koehler; Mo.: Emma Katherine Farley; Survived by his wife; two sons: John Norman Koehler of Quincy and Charles Richard Koehler of New Berlin; five grand; three step-grand; and three great-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. Virginia Goldsby of rural Pleasant Plains; Preceded by a son: Kenneth Allen, who died in infancy; and one brother: Donald, who died in 1957.

KOEHLER, Mackinzie Tyler; b. 13 May 1986, Springfield, IL; d. 13 May 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Fa.; (not given); Mo.: Bridget Ann Koehler; Survived by his mother of rural Jacksonville; a brother: Brandon John at home; grandparents: John and Jeanne Koehler of Jacksonville; great-grandparents: Walter & Frances Baptist of Jacksonville and Melvin and Elsie Koehler of Nortonville; great-great-grandmother: Nola Vieira of Jacksonville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

KOEHLER, Melvin T.; b. 5 Dec 1914, Franklin, IL; d. 31 Dec 1990, Jacksonville; Bu.: Franklin Cem., Franklin, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. Elsie Friend on 25 Dec 1935 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Anton Koehler; Mo.: Emma Backman; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Robert (Sandra) McCollom of White Hall and Mrs. Charles (Donna) Coleman of Murrayville; two sons: John of Jacksonville and Richard of Murrayville; 12 grand and 16 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three children; one great-grandchild; two brothers; and three sisters.

KOEHLER, Nine G. (Adams); b. 11 Nov 1899, Edinburg, IL; d. 31 Oct 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem.; resident of Springfield for 70 years prior to moving to Jacksonville; M. George H. Koehler on 2 May 1920 in Springfield, IL, he died 11 Mar 1979; Fa.: Edward Adams; Mo.: Nancy Roberts; Survivors include two daughters; Mrs. E. Duane (Helen) Landreth of Jacksonville and Mrs. Virginia Cunningham of Los Angeles, CA; eight grand and eight great-grandchildren.

KOEHLER, Raymond; b. (not given), near Franklin, IL; d. 1 Sep 1976, Cottage Hills, IL; Bu.: Bethalto, IL; resident of Cottage Hills; formerly of Franklin; M. Mildred (maiden, date & place not given); FA.: Anton Koehler; Mo.: Emma Bachman; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Judy Tillery; his father, Anton of Jacksonville; two brothers: Melvin of Murrayville and Randolph of Brighton.

KOEHM, Mabel (Haven); b. 29 Dec 1889, east of Greenfield, IL; d. 18 Mar 1986, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; resident of Greenfield; M. Virgil R. Koehm on 15 Feb 1913 in Carlinville, IL, he died in 1964; Fa.: Albert R. Haven; Mo.: Ella Vandaveer; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Helen Jackson of Hesperia, CA and Mrs. Aileen Doyle of Springfield; two sons: George H of Bullhead City, AZ and Roy A of Greenfield; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by two brothers.

KOEHM, Mary A. (McIlheran); b. 1 Dec 1900, Oak, NE; d. 27 Oct 1992, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., Wrights, IL; resident of Greenfield; M. Phillip Leo Koehm Sr in Jun 1920 at Carrollton, IL, he died in Oct. 1964; Fa.: Samuel McIlheran; Mo.: Edith Ford; Survived by three sons: Leo Koehm Jr of Jacksonville, Wilfred Koehm of Greenfield and Robert Koehm of Godfrey; and three grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers: Walter and Alfred McIlheran.

KOEHM, Wilfred M.; b. 23 Feb 1926, Greenfield, IL; d. 29 Sep 1994, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Hickory Grove Cem., near Wrights, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Marjorie Elmore on 6 Sep 1952 in Greenfield, IL; Fa.: Leo Koehm Sr; Mr.: Mary McIlheran; Survived by his wife; and two brothers; Leo Koehm Jr of Jacksonville and Robert L. Koehm of Godfrey.

KOEHNE, Gertrude (Anderson); b. 8 Feb 1914, Russell Springs, Ky; d. 9 Mar 1986, Loami, IL; Bu.: Tallula Cem., Tallula, IL; resident of Virginia, IL; M. Orville R. Koehne on 31 Jan 1931 in Springfield, IL, he died 15 Apr 1981; Fa.: Loren Anderson; Mo.: Sophia Frost; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Ruth Dobson of Ashland, Mrs. Marcella Bale of Petersburg and Nelda Turner of Loami; three sons: Richard Koehne of rural Virginia, Glenn Koehne of Ashland and Gene Koehne of Chandlerville; 26 grand and 18 great-grandchildren; and five sisters: Myrtie Williams of Morris, Opal Cox of Virginia, Lacona Pierson of Oakford, Edna Brown of Petersburg and Jessie Drummond of Springfield; Preceded by three brothers.

KOEHNE, Gladys Marie (Metz); b. 6 Feb 1921, Alton, IL; d. 19 Nov 1992, Rockbridge, IL; Bu.: Witt Cem., Rockbridge, IL; M. Edward Thomas Koehne on 27 Dec 1941 in Alton, IL, he died 13 Aug 1985; Fa.: Fredrick Metz; Mo.: Hazel Wilhite; Survived by four daughters: Betty Wynn of Alton, Jan Harper of Green River, WY, Ruth Davenport and Pat Hoyt, both of Greenfield; three sons: James of Roseville, MN, Edward Jr of MN and Robert of Bunker Hill; 12 grand and six great-grandchildren; one sister: Lucille Farthing of Lemon Grove, CA; and one brother: Nelson Metz of Alton; Preceded by one brother: Robert Metz.

KOEHNE, Orville Richard; b. 9 Nov 1906, Chandlerville, IL; d. 15 Apr 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Tallula Cem., Tallula, IL; resident of Virginia, IL; M. Gertrude Anderson on 31 Jan 1931 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Frank Koehne; Mo.: Ruth Saye; Survived by his wife; three sons: Richard of Tallula, Glenn of Ashland and Gene of Chandlerville; three daughters: Mrs. Ruth Dobson and Mrs. Nelda Turner, both of Ashland, and Mrs. Marcella Bale of Petersburg; 25 grand and 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Frank Jr of Springfield; Preceded in death by two brothers.

KOEHNE, Richard W.; b. 25 Sep 1938, Alton, IL; d. 23 Apr 1995, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Upper Alton Cem., Alton, IL; M. Janet Price (date & place not given); Fa.: William Joseph Koehne; Mo.: Margaret L. White; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Tammy L. Koehne of Hartford and Julie M. Koehne of Alton; a sister: Sandy Sue Gaither; four grandchildren; a niece and a nephew; Preceded by his parents.

KOELLER, Elsie (Ebmeier); b. 27 Aug 1892, St. Louis, MO; d. 3 Jun 1995, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; resident of New Canton; M. Edward L. Koeller on 8 Nov 1917 in St. Louis, MO, he died 15 Aug 1973; Fa.: William F. Ebmeier; Mo.: Emma Feiler; Survived by two sons: William E and Harry W. Koeller, both of Quincy; five grand, two step grand, nine great-grand and eight step great-grandchildren; Preceded by one brother: Harry; and two sisters: Edna Koeller and Mamie Ebmeier.

KOENIG, Daniel G.; b. 26 Oct 1911, Hettick, IL; d. 25 Nov 1986, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall, IL; M. Helen Nash on 8 Apr 1936 in White Hall, IL; FA.: Michael S. Koenig; Mo.: Sylvia Kessey; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Leslie (Ruth) Lindsey of Freemont, MI and Doris Summers of White Hall; one son: Dannie Lee Koenig of Glendora, CA; 10 grand and seven great-grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Catherine Wright and Mrs. Wretha Cunningham, both of White Hall, Mrs. Alberta Sadler of Murrayville and Mrs. Edna Pranger of Carrollton; Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

KOENIG, Helen G. (Nash); b. 10 Aug 1916, White Hall, IL; d. 28 Dec 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: White Hall City Cem.; M. Daniel Koenig on 8 Apr 1936 in White Hall, IL, he died 25 Nov 1986; Fa.: George Nash; Mo.: Maude Allen; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Leslie (Ruth) Lindsey of Newaygo, MI and Doris Summers of White Hall; a son: Dannie Lee Koenig of Glendora, CA; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Ada Owens of Roodhouse; Preceded by a great-granddaughter and two brothers.

KOENIG, John W.; b. 23 Feb 1927; d. 16 Nov 1996, Franklin, IL; Bu.: Franklin City Cem., Franklin, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Ruby H. English on 28 Jun 1968 at St. John, IN; Fa.: Martin Koenig; Mo.: Sarah Fek; Survived by his wife; one step-daughter: Joyce (husband, Everett) Stevens of Curran; one brother: Martin M. Koenig of Hebron, IN; four stepgrand and 15 step-great-grandchildren.

KOEPERICK, Martha (Priest); b. 16 Feb 1901, Jacksonville, IL; d. 26 Feb 1986, St. Petersburg, FL; Bu.: FL; M. Leo Koeperick (native of Luxembourg) in Chicago, IL; Fa.: James O. Priest; Mo.: Annie Hurd; No survivors listed; Preceded in death by her husband and a sister: Winifred Martin.

KOHLBECKER, Edmund M.; b. 27 May 1895, Springfield, IL; d. 23 Sep 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield; M. Virginia B. Pletz on 22 Apr 1922, she died 4 Feb 1963; Fa.: Peter Kohlbecker; Mo.: Mary Gartland; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Andrew (Dorothy) Pope of Jacksonville, with whom he made his home; one son: James R. Kohlbecker of West Palm Beach, FL; two grandchildren; two sisters: Miss Edna Kohlbecker and Mrs. Florence Ayers, both of Springfield; one brother: Paul J. Of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a son: Eugene in Apr. 1977.

KOHLBECKER, Dr. Eugene E.; b. 8 Nov 1923, Springfield, IL: d. 16 Apr 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Billie Doake on 10 Jun 1950 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Edmund M. Kohlbecker; Mo.: Virginia Pletz; Survived by his wife; his father of Jacksonville; a daughter: Karel Kohlbecker of Jacksonville; a son: Eugene Jr of Jacksonville; a brother: James of Florida; a sister: Mrs. Dorothy Pope of Jacksonville; two aunts: Edna Kohlbecker and Florence Ayres; and an uncle: Paul Kohlbecker, all of Springfield.

KOHRS, Stella (Kelly); b. 25 Sep 1898, Nortonville, IL; d. 9 Jan 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Springfield, IL; M. Fred W. Kohrs on 25 Feb 1921 in Peoria, IL, he died in 1957; Fa.: Edward Allen Kelly; Mo.: Elizabeth Ann Morrow; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Meda Lockhart and Mrs. Helen Moore, both of Jacksonville; 12 nieces and nephews and several grand nieces and grand nephews; Preceded by two sisters and a brother.

KOINER, Lillian (Quast); b. (not given); d. 31 Jan 1978, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Dr. W. W. Koiner (date & place not given), he preceded her in death; She was a resident of St. Petersburg, FL; Parents (not given); Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Leslie (Maxine) Winter of Baltimore, MD, Mr. & Mrs. Floyd (Jean) Cook of Greenfield; two grandchildren: Tony Winter of Baltimore, MD and Mrs. Michael (Diane) Gioscio of Jacksonville; three great-grandchildren; and a brother: Russell Quast of Bradenton, FL.

KOKE, Clarence E.; b. 17 Apr 1902, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 21 Feb 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Berlin Cem.; resident of New Berlin, IL; M. Ruth Williamson on 15 Oct 1924 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: William Koke; Mo.: Caddie McNatton; Survived by two sons: Thomas V of rural New Berlin and Elmer of Collinsville; his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Louis (Martha) Forsyth and Mrs. George (Mable) Forsyth, both of rural New Berlin; two brothers: John of Tallula and Edward of Springfield; three sisters: Helen Parker and Lucy Stephens of New Berlin and Anna Marie Oyler of Grand Tower; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Clarence, who was killed in 1950 in Korea.

KOKE, Edward O.; b. 1 May 1914, Springfield, IL; d. 8 Feb 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Woodwreath Cem., Island Grove, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Loami, IL; M. Lucy V. Chambers on 16 Jun 1941 in New Albany, IN; Fa.: William Koke; Mo.: Catherine McNatton; Survived by his wife; one son: Roger D. Koke of Springfield; one daughter: Karen L. Miller of Springfield; six grand and three great-grandchildren; three sisters: Helen Parker and Lucy Stephens, both of New Berlin, and Anna Marie Oyler of Morrisonville.

KOKE, Harry M.; b. 25 Dec 1895, Havana, IL; d. 30 Nov 1986, Lincoln, IL; bu.: Green Hill Cem., San Jose, IL; resident of San Jose; M. Mary Gibson on 19 Feb 1919, she died 13 Nov 1970; He was a WWI Veteran; Fa.: Henry Koke; Mo.: Matilda Elben; Survived by one son: Roger Koke of Morton; one daughter: Mrs. Fred (Maritta) Marzahn of Peoria Hts.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Mrs. Martha Bedwell of Jacksonville; Preceded by two brothers and one daughter.

KOKE, John F. "Jack"; b. 30 Dec 1908, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 7 Apr 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Old Salem Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of Tallula; formerly of New Berlin, IL; M. Lelia Myrtle Baker on 23 Aug 1934; Fa.: William Koke; Mo.: Caddie (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; four sons: Donald of West Chciago, John Richard of Knoxville, TN, David of Tallula and Michael of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; a brother: Ed Koke of Loami; three sisters: Helen Parker and Lucy Stephens, both of New Berlin and Anna Marie Oyler of Morrisonville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a daughter: Norma Jean Koke; three brothers; and a sister.

KOKE, Thomas V.; b. 23 Oct 1928, Berlin, IL; d. 30 Jan 1996, Port Richey, FL; Bu.: White Hall, IL; Navy Veteran of 20 years; resident of Port Richey; formerly of New Berlin, IL; Fa.: Clarence E. Koke; Mo.: Ruth Williamson; Survived by his mother of New Berlin; one brother: Elmer F. Koke of Collinsville; two sisters: Mrs. Louis (Martha) Forsyth of New Berlin and Mrs. George (Mable) Forsyth of New Berlin; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by his father; and one brother: Clarence W. Koke.

KOLBERER, Elsie E.; b. 8 Mar 1904, Arenzville, IL; d. 2 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: North Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of Arenzville; Fa.: Joseph Kolberer; Mo.: Elizabeth Siebert; Survived by one sister: Paulina Scott of Hudson, NH; two nephews: Donald K. Kolberer of Chapin and Kenneth K. Kolberer of Jacksonville; and three nieces: Marjorie Dimmitt of Pittsfield, Eileen Niestradt of Bushnell and Helen Feld of Colchester; Preceded by two brothers: Walter and Albert; and one sister: Marie Shields.

KOLBERER, Wayne J.; b. 27 Feb 1925, Jacksonville, IL; d. 11 Aug 1981, Overland, MO; Bu.: Arenzville East Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of Overland, MO; formerly of Arenzville area; M. Marilyn J. Gaffingan (date & place not given); Fa.: Walter Kolberer; Mo.: Mabel Knight; Survived by his wife, one son, Robert Kolberer, and one brother, Kenneth Kolberer, both of MO.

KOLDERUP, Pamela (Gonder); b. 13 Feb 1952, Newark, NJ; d. 14 Nov 1995, Elkhart, IN; Bu.: Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden, Elkhart, IN; resident of Elkhart; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Rev. Steven C. Kolderup on 24 Jun 1978 in Princeton, NJ; Fa.: John Gonder; Mo.: Geraldine (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; her parents of Toms River, NJ; and two sons: Davin and Casey; Preceded by one brother.

KOLDITZ, Margaret J.; b. 13 Sep 1925, Des Moines,m IA; d. 22 Oct 1984, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Peoria, IL; M. James R. Kolditz (date & place not given), he died in 1972; Parents: (not given): Survived by her mother: Florence Earhart of Peoria; two daughters: Deborah Fry of Jacksonville and Denise Kolditz of New York City; one son: Kevin of Peoria; and six grandchildren.

KOLEK, Stephie; b. 15 Jun 1931, Chicago, IL; d. 18 Mar 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Immanuel East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Ignatius Kolek; Mo.: Agnes (maiden not given); No survivors listed.

KOLMER, Hester (Mills); b. 3 Nov 1907, Modesto, IL; d. 24 Sep 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Kolmer Cem., Waterloo, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Oliver Ernst Kolmer on 10 Aug 1929, he died 18 May 1970; Fa.: Abyram Amos Mills; Mo.: Clara Gasser; Survived by a son: Dr. Donald E. Kolmer of Jacksonville and a daughter: Dorris Irene Woulfe of Chicago; two grandchildren: Jennifer Holly and Gregory John Woulfe, both of Chicago; Preceded by a brother and three sisters.

KOLP, John Sebern; b. 10 Jan 1921, Manson, IA; d. 3 Mar 1988, Canton, IL; Bu.: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA; WWII & Korean War Navy Veteran; resident of Jacksonville; M. Shirley A. Scoles on 4 Dec 1942 in Manson, IA; Fa.: John B. Kolp; Mo.: Marie Sebern; Survived by his mother of Manson, IA; his wife; four children: John G. Of Iowa City, IA, Mrs. Duane (Suzanne M.) Evans of Dubuque, IA; Mrs. Barbara Wallbaum of San Diego, CA and Mrs. Dave (Nancy) Biewenof of Sioux Falls, SD; nine grandchildren; a brother: Dr. Burton Kolp of Santa Barbara, CA; two sisters: Mrs. Lester (Kathlyn) Menke of Des Moines, IA and Mrs. William (Florence) Doud of Long Beach, CA.

KOLVES, W. Clinton; b. 27 May 1914, Bath, IL; d. 11 Dec 1991, Havana, IL; Bu.: Laurel Hill Cem., Havana, IL; M. Mildred Lane on 1 Feb 1944 in Easton, IL; Fa.: Edward Kolves; Mo.: Cora Brown; Survived by his wife; one son: Dwight Kolves of Easton; one daughter: Mrs. Danny (Bernice) Adkins of Bath; two grandchildren; three sisters: Sarah Wheat of Forest City, Dorothy Wheat of San Jose and Ethel Hill; and three brothers: Edward of Havana, Raymond of Bath and Lawrence; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

KOMNICK, Carrie A. (Gerhardt); b. 22 Oct 1899, New Berlin, IL; d. 7 Aug 1990, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of Beardstown; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; M. Henry F. Komnick on 1 Nov 1925 in New Berlin, IL, he died 8 Dec 1980; Fa.: George Gerhardt; Mo.: Caroline Koenig; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Donald (Carolyn) Engebrecht of Arenzville, Mrs. Warren (Norma) Brune of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. Donald (Lois) Eckhoff of Jacksonville; six grand and six great-grandchildren; a sister: Frieda Christen of Ashland; and a brother: George Gerhardt of Springfield; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

KOMNICK, Florence (Basse); b. 8 Dec 1897, Loami, IL; d. 23 Mar 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Luken Cem., southwest of New Berlin, IL; M. Albert G. Komnick on 6 Feb 1923 in New Berlin, IL, he died 17 Nov 1963; Fa.: George Basse; Mo.: Sarah Luken; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Morrison and a son: Robert, both of New Berlin; seven grandchildren; and a brother: Fred Basse of Loami; Preceded by two sisters: Mrs. Carrie Staley and Miss Elizabeth Basse.

KOMNICK, Kathleen P. (Holloway); b. 15 Mar 1956, Pittsfield, IL; d. 11 Jul 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Luken Cem., New Berlin, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of New Berlin; M. Michael Komnick on 20 Apr 1991 in New Berlin, IL; Fa.: Lee Holloway; Mo.: Midge (maiden not given); Survived by her husband; two daughters: Sarah and Rachel, at home; two brothers: Terry Holloway of Denver, CO and Chris Holloway of Bloomington; one sister: Mrs. Leonard (Lynne) Link of Sterling; her parents; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

KONCOR, Louis F.; b. 18 Jun 1912; d. 31 Dec 1986, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pleasant Grove Cem., near Pittsfield, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. Vera Jenkins on 22 Feb 1940 in Ransom, IL; Fa.: Louis Koncor; Mo.: Antonette Omaha; Survived by his wife; two sons: Louis of Pittsfield and David of Berviere, MO; four grandchildren; a brother: Joseph of Streator; and a sister: Mrs. Nellie Benckendorf of Crest View, CA; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

KONRAD, David H.; b. 17 Dec 1888, Jacksonville, IL; d. 22 Mar 1979, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; former resident of Roodhouse; WWI Veteran; M. Goldie Edna Jones in Sept. 1950 at Jerseyville, IL, she died in July 1964; Fa.: Peter Konrad; Mo.: Catherine Dunn; Survived by several nieces and nephews; Preceded by six brothers and two sisters.

KONRAD, Edward Thomas; b. 26 Jan 1913, Jacksonville, IL; d. 3 Mar 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Edna Lucille Dobson on 27 Oct 1934 in Springfield, IL, she preceded him in death: Fa.: Edward T. Konrad; Mo.: Mae D. Ratcliff; Survived by two sons: Thomas and Joseph Konrad, both of Jacksonville; four grand, two step-grand and 19 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Shirley in 1983.

KONRAD, Shirley Marie; b. 29 Jun 1935, Murrayville, IL; d. 13 Mar 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Never Married; Fa.: Edward T. Konrad; Mo.: Edna Lucille Dobson; Survived by her parents, two brothers, Tom and Joseph, both of Jacksonville; several aunts and uncles; a nephew and three nieces; and a friend, Dorothy Gilbert, with whom she made her home.

KOOIKER, Dr. Robert H.; b. 18 Jan 1922, Doon, IA; d. 18 Aug 1976, Beaver Lake State Park, Carlinville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Meinard Schurfield on 18 Jan 1951 in Cheyenne, WY; Fa.: Dr. Herman J. Kooiker; Mo.: Irma Flinn; Survived by his mother, of Jacksonville; his wife; these children: Cheryle of Chicago, Petra at home, and Mark of Cedar Rapids, IA; and one brother: Dr. John E. Kooiker of Indianapolis, IN.

KOPASKEY, Clarence C.; b. 23 Jul 1920, Guthrie Center, IA; d. 21 Jan 1991, Normal, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Bloomington; formerly of Roodhouse; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Betty L. McGee on 9 Jan 1946 in Bloomington, IL; Fa.: Charles Kopaskey; Mo.: Emma Kasner; Survived by one son: Bruce W. Kopaskey of Bloomington; one daughter: JoAnne Frey of Lolo, MT; four grandchildren; and two cousins from this area: Mrs. Norman (Arlene) Dawdy and Mrs. Carroll (Shirley) Hopper both of Roodhouse.

KOPPE, Joseph; b. 4 Aug 1896, Dayton, OH; d. 6 Jan 1978, Modesto, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; WWI Veteran; resident of Modesto; Fa.: W. Kingsley Coats (he was an adopted son); Mo.: L. J. Reifar; Survived by several cousins.

KOPPELMAN, Donald E.; b. 19 Oct 1930, Beardstown, IL; d. 7 Dec 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cem., Rushville, IL; Korean War Veteran; resident of Rushville; M. Millie Ryan on 18 Jun 1955 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Emil Koppelman; Mo.: Edna Boyd; Survived by his wife; two daughters; Mrs. Craig (Karen) Robbins of Macomb and Kris Koppelman of Springfield; three grandsons; one brother: James Koppelman of Bluffs; one sister: Mrs. Gerald (Alberta) Craggs of Hammond, IN: and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister: Dorothy Fielden and one brother: Emil Koppelman Jr.

KOPPELMAN, Edward H.; b. 22 Sep 1899, Arenzville, IL; d. 4 Oct 1976, East Chicago, IN; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Hammond; M. Leota Taylor (date & place not given); Fa.: Herman Koppelman; Mo.: Anna Dickmann; Survived by his wife; and a brother: Herman Koppelman, both of Hammond, IN.

KOPPELMAN, H. Leota (Taylor); b. 25 Aug 1903, Virginia, IL; d. 24 Mar 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; formerly of Hammond, IN; M. Edward Henry Koppelman on 10 Aug 1922 in Springfield, IL, he died 3 Oct 1976; Fa.: John Taylor; Mo.: Ida Collins; Survived by four sisters: Mrs. Margaret Shultz, Mrs. Flora Rogers and Mrs. Mary Hare, all of Virginia, and Mrs. Wilma Sepich of Galesburg; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a sister: Edith Richardson.

KOPPS, Harry A.; b. 20 Aug 1904, Perry, IL; d. 12 Jan 1996, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Griggsville, IL; resident of Pittsfield; formerly of Griggsville, IL; M. Henrietta Farrand on 18 Dec 1927 at Griggsville, IL, she died 2 Dec 1991; Fa.: Fred Kopps; Mo.: Nellie Thiele; Survived by two sons: Robert of Griggsville and Lawrence of Pittsfield; four grandchildren; two sisters: Annabelle Ramsey of Springfield and Dorothy DeWitt of Montgomery, AL; and one brother: Richard L. Kopps of Hawaii; Preceded by one daughter: Virginia Ann Kopps.

KORDING, Viola M. (Dolence); b. 24 Aug 1921, Pittsburg, PA; d. 25 Nov 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Jacksonville, formerly of Tallula, IL; M. George W. Kording on 6 Aug 1938 at Pittsburg, PA, he died 17 Mar 1973; Survived by four sons: George W. Jr and Donald L of Jacksonville, Robert L of Williamsville and David A of Eau Claire, WI; three daughters: Mrs. Shelby (Mary Lou) Hamilton of Belleville, Mrs. James (Diane) Bottom of Tallula and Mrs. John (Linda) McCombs of Petersburg; 23 grand and 5 great-grandchildren; five sisters: Mary Wayne, Frances Willis, Anna Dragunski, Angeline Dolance, Pauline Phillips, all of Pittsburg, PA; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one brother: Adolph Dolence; and one sister: Albina Turner.

KORNACK, Howard W.; b. 11 Oct 1926, Springfield, IL; d. 18 Jul 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; Fa.: Paul Kornack; Mo.: Marie Taubert; Survived by one brother: Walter of Glendale, AZ; one sister: Lucille Seely of Hillview; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents and one brother: Robert.

KORNACK, Marie (Taubert); b. 29 Jan 1895, Germany; d. 5 Sep 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of White Hall; formerly of Springfield; M. Paul Kornack on 23 Dec 1915, he died in Nov. 1962; Fa.: Gotlieb Taubert; Mo.: Wilhemina Murach; Survived by one daughter: Lucille Seely of Hillview; two sons: Walter of Glendale, AZ and Howard of Springfield; four grand, eight great-grand and four great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: Robert in 1975; two sisters; one brother; and one great-grandchild.

KORSMEYER, Amelia (Fricke); b. 20 Nov 1890, Cass Co., IL; d. 31 Mar 1988, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Louis Korsmeyer on 19 Mar 1926 in Cass Co., IL, he died on 4 Feb 1966; Fa.: Henry Fricke; Mo.: Elizabeth Roegge; Survived by three daughters: Dorothy Lam of rural Frederick, Irene Lambkin of Champaign and Joan Korsmeyer of Milwaukee; two sons: Norman Korsmeyer of rural Frederick and William Korsmeyer of rural Beardstown; 11 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by an infant son; her parents; seven sisters; and three brothers.

KORSMEYER, Clara E. (Wessler); b. 3 May 1891, Arenzville, IL; d. 25 Nov 1977, Morton, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of Morton, IL; M. Christian Korsmeyer on 5 Apr 1911 in Arenzville, IL, he died in Aug. 1944; Fa.: John Wessler; Mo.: Louise Roegge; Survived by a son: Wilbur of Morton; a daughter: Mrs. Paul (Louise) Doerrer of Bellevue, WA; three sisters: Mrs. Lorna Witte and Mrs. Edna Middendorf, both of Jacksonville and Mrs. Martha Roegge of Bloomington; seven grand and 12 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: a sister: and two brothers.

KORSMEYER, E. J. "Pete"; b. 27 Mar 1903, Morgan Co., IL; d. 10 Apr 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Elta Roegge on 12 Oct 1932; Fa.: William Korsmeyer; Mo.: Anna Roegge; Survived by his wife; four children: Betty, wife of Richard Gotschall of Jacksonville, Donna, wife of John Wendorff of Petersburg, Kay, wife of Albert Gilbert of Cleveland, OH and William of Steamboat Springs, CO; seven grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

KORSEMEYER, Elta (Roegge); b. 29 Mar 1907, Morgan Co., IL; d. 29 Aug 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. E. J. "Pete" Korsmeyer on 12 Oct 1932 in Morgan Co., IL, he died in 1977; Fa.: Edward Roegge; Mo.: Anna Lydia Louise Niehaus; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. John (Donna J.) Wendorff of Metarie, LA and Kay Gilbert of Dallas, TX; one son: William Korsmeyer of Jacksonville; 10 grand and four great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Verna Tegeder of Jacksonville and Ann Vieweg of Munster, IN; Preceded by a daughter: Betty Gotschall; her parents and her stepmother: Alma Roegge.

KORSMEYER, Wilbur J.; b. 4 Sep 1916, Arenzville, IL; d. 16 Jan 1993, Pekin, IL; Bu.: Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, IL; resident of Pekin; M. (1) Wilma E. Weber on 8 Aug 1939 in Meredosia, IL, she died 22 Jun 1987; (2) Josephine A. Simoncini on 21 Sep 1990 in Pekin, IL; FA.: Christian Korsmeyer; Mo.: Clara Wessler; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Mrs. Jim (Lillian) Wacker of Minnetonka, MN, Mrs. Richard (Joyce) Dinel of Pacific Palisades, CA and Mrs. Bill (Connie) Shade of Pekin; one stepdaughter: Mrs. Robert (Patricia) Lewandowski of Elmwood Park; one stepson: Joseph Simoncini Jr. Of Pekin; seven grand, two step grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister.

KORSMEYER, Wilma E. (Weber); b. 10 Oct 1915, Morgan Co., IL; d. 22 Jun 1987, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, IL; resident of Pekin; M. Wilbur J. Korsmeyer on 8 Aug 1939 in rural Meredosia, IL; Fa.: Frank Weber; Mo.: Frieda Roegge; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Mrs. Jim (Lillian) Wacker of Ft. Worth, TX, Mrs. Richard (Joyce) Dinel of Pacific Palisades, CA and Mrs. Bill (Connie) Schade of Pekin; seven grandchildren; and two brothers: Clarence Weber of Springfield and Leland Weber of Meredosia.

KORTE, Armetta (Meyer); b. 13 Oct 1898, Cass Co., IL; d. 7 Nov 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Cem., near Arenzville, IL; M. Herman Korte on 3 Jun 1928 in Cass Co., IL, he died 22 Mar 1975; Fa.: John H. Meyer; Mo.: Clara Belle Buck; Survived by a son: Merle of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

KORTE, Homer O. W.; b. 24 Jul 1911, Cass Co., IL; d. 20 Dec 1983, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Jockisch Cem., south of Bluff Springs, IL; resident of Arenzville; M. Julia Dotzert on 2 Sep 1939; FA.: Arthur G. Korte; Mo.: Lena B. Philippi; Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Carolyn Lauder of Quincy and Joan Korte at home; a son: Norman H. Korte of Davenport, IA; three grandchildren; two sisters: Arneda Dotzert and Inez Fiedler, both of rural Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a son, two brothers and two sisters.

KORTE, Julia Marie (Dotzert); b. 21 May 1914, Cass Co., IL; d. 17 Aug 1990, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Jockisch Cem.; resident of Arenzville, MI; M. Homer O. W. Korte on 24 Sep 1939 at Bluff Springs, IL, he died 20 Dec 1983; Fa.: Henry Dotzert; Mo.; Katherine Leinberger; Survived by two daughters: Carolyn Lauder of Quincy and Joan Wagner of Chillicothe; one son: Norman H. Korte of Bettendorf, IA; two grandsons: Benjamin Korte of Bettendorf, IA and Curtis Lauder of Dupo; one granddaughter: Constance Lauder of Quincy; two great-grandchildren: Casey and Cody Lauder of Dupo; two sisters: Lydia Alcorn and Alma Nordsiek, both of Beardstown; three brothers: Fred C. Dotzert of Jacksonville, William Dotzert of Beardstown and Harry Dotzert of Virginia; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

KORTE, Mary (Wagner); b. 23 May 1902, Bluff Springs, IL; d. 15 Jan 1994, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Bluff Springs; M. Robert Korte on 21 Feb 1928 in Bluff Springs, IL, he died in 1972; Fa.: John Edgar Wagner; Mo.: Caroline Elizabeth Doerr; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Charles (Elizabeth) Flowers of Beardstown, Mrs. Edwin (Doris) Stock of Arenzville, Mrs. Leo (Ruth) Wankel of Springfield and Mrs. Marjorie Bierhaus of Bluff Springs; four grand and six great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew; Preceded by one brother: Arthur Wagner.

KORTE, Rudy; b. 21 Apr 1897, Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Dec 1982, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Mary May Oetgen on 21 Oct 1919 in Bluff Springs, IL, she died in July 1969; Fa.: Albert Korte; Mo.: Mary Hessler; Survivors include two children: Leroy Korte of Norridge and Mrs. Joseph (Erma) Rumford of Peoria; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by two sisters.

KORTY, Clarence O.; b. 14 Jan 1904, Bluffs, IL; d. 26 Oct 1993, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; resident of Bluffs; M. Mildred Hildebrand on 9 Dec 1939 in Troy, MO; Fa.: Lewis Korty; Mo.: Ada Sawyers; Survived by his wife; one brother: Marvin Korty of Glasford; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a brother: Russell; and two sisters: Hester and Pearl Korty.

KORTY, Dorothy (Deaton); b. 13 Oct 1908, Jacksonville, IL; d. 14 Aug 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., near Bluffs, IL; resident of Pleasant Plains; formerly of Bluffs; M. Lee M. Korty on 11 Dec 1926 in Indiana, he died 30 Oct 1974; Fa.: Edward A. Deaton; Mo.: Teney Baxter; Survived by one son: Merle E. Korty of Springfield; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; two brothers: Edward E. Eaton of Jacksonville and Robert Deaton of Battle Creek, MI; two sisters: Margaret Griffith of Homewood and Betty Cash of Harlington, TX; Preceded by one daughter: Margaret Helen and one sister.

KORTY, Ethel (Botman); b. 29 Jan 1892; d. 16 Feb 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Exeter Cem.; M. John Korty (date & place not given), he died 18 Dec 1971; Fa.: Lewis Botman; Mo.: Elda Whitlock; Survived by one son: Donald Korty of rural Bluffs; preceded by two brothers and one sister.

KORTY, Hester L.; b. 9 Mar 1899, Scott Co., IL; d. 20 May 1986, Winchester, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Lewis Korty; Mo.: Ada Sawyers; Survived by three brothers: Martin Korty of Glasford, Russell Korty of Winchester and Clarence Korty of Bluffs; Preceded by a sister: Pearl.

KORTY, Merl R.; b. 18 May 1902, Bluffs, IL; d. 26 Nov 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; Veteran; M. Vera H. McCaleb on 18 May 1950 in Bluffs, IL; Fa.: John E. Korty; Mo.: Lena Branson; Survived by his wife; one nephew: Merle E. Korty, Springfield; and two great-nephews: Lee R. Korty, Springfield and Thomas E. Korty, Kansas City, Mo.

KORTY, Russell James; b. 22 Aug 1912, Scott Co., IL; d. 26 Jul 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Winchester; formerly of Bluffs & St. Louis, MO; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Lewis Korty; Mo.: Ada Sawyers; survived by a daughter: Mrs. William (Sue) Stebbins of Alexandria, VA; two brothers: Marvin of Glasford and Clarence of Bluffs; Preceded by two sisters.

KOSS, Mabel F. (Kampert); b. 21 Apr 1894, Barrington, IL; d. 8 Aug 1991, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Evergreen Cem., Barrington, IL; M. William C. F. Koss on 24 Jun 1922 in Geneva, IL, he died 19 Nov 1938; Fa.: Henry Kampert; Mo.: Hannah Meiners; Survived by one son: Dr. David H. Koss of Jacksonville; a step-daughter: Helen Koss of Elgin; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by 12 brothers and sisters.

KOSSE, Paul E.; b. 25 Mar 1928, Guide Rock, NE; d. 6 Jul 1988, Winchester, IL; Bu.: (cremated) Baylis Cem., Baylis, IL; resident of Baylis; M. Carol Skelton on 17 Nov 1971 in NE; Fa.: Benjamin Kosse; Mo.: Leota (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; three sons: Dennis of Kansas, Lonnie of Trenton, MO and Paul Jr of Dallas City; three daughters: Vicky Bullock of Selden, KS, Lisa Ashworth of Fort Ord, CA and Carolyn Kingery of Pittsfield; three step-daughters: Mrs. Jerry (Wanda) Pennock of Pittsfield, Barbara Williams of Baylis and Lori Smith of Pittsfield; 12 grandchildren; a sister: Hazel Garman of Guide Rock, NE; and a brother: Lyle of Bladen, NE; Preceded by a brother.

KOST, Alberta L. (Shinall); b. 25 Jul 1918, Beardstown, IL; d. 17 Jan 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Earl Kost on 14 Jun 1946 in Virginia, IL; Fa.: Tom Shinall; Mo.: Dorothy Woods; Survived by her husband; three daughters: Jennie Chapman of Springfield, Donna Yancy of Auburn and Leona Montgomery of Beardstown; two sisters: Martha Floyd of Meredosia and Grace Hammond of Peoria; 18 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by one son: Robert Lewis; and one daughter: Mary.

KOST, Earl R.; b. 21 Aug 1913, Beardstown, IL; d. 17 Jun 1996, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; WWII Navy Veteran; M. Alberta Shinall on 14 Jun 1946 in Virginia, IL, she died in Jan. 1995; Fa.: Irvin Kost; Mo.: Minnie Eckes; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Leona) Montgomery of Beardstown, Mrs. Charles (Donna) Yancy of Auburn and Jenny Chapman of Springfield; one brother: Frank "Buster" Kost of Beardstown; two sisters: Freda Canada and Dorothy Rahn, both of Beardstown; 18 grand and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by one daughter: Mary Agnes Montgomery; and one step-son: Robert William Lewis.

KOST, Rosemary (Altgilbers); b. 15 Mar 1927, Quincy, IL; d. 1 Apr 1995, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Frank "Buster" Kost on 3 Nov 1956 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Myron Altgilbers; Mo.: Katherine Williams; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Tammy Hill of Beardstown; three brothers: Myron Jr and Richard of Quincy and Don Altgilbers of Ft. Worth, TX; six sisters: Wilma Gray of Hurst, TX, Starley Plantage of North Las Vegas, NV, Barbara Harsell of LaGrange, MO, and Shirley Thornton, Mildred Bock and Katie Conners, all of Quincy; six grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son: Terry Johnson; and one sister: Vera Maloney.

KOSTELNY, Grace R. (Darush); b. 18 Oct 1905, Jacksonville, IL; d. 25 May 1978, Chicago, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Chicago; M. John Kostelny on 12 Nov 1936 in Chicago, IL; Fa.: Manuel Darush; Mo.: Maria Andreya; Survived by her husband; two sisters: Mary Blaha of Morton Grove and Margaret Day of Jacksonville; and two brothers: Tony Darush of Jacksonville and Harry Darush of Goldsboro, NC; Preceded by two brothers: Joe and Manuel; and a sister: Clementina Bentena.

KOSTELNY, John; b. 23 Sep 1912, Chicago, IL; d. 6 Mar 1982, Skokie, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Skokie; WWII Army Veteran; M. Grace Darush on 12 Nov 1936, she died 25 May 1978; Fa.: John Kostelny; Mo.: Elizabeth Zavodny; Survivors include a brother: Martin, Pell Lake, WI; two sisters: Evelyn Barich, Glenview; and Elizabeth Somogyi, CO; several nieces and nephews.

KOSTER, Bernard; b. 10 Oct 1903, Carlinville, IL; d. 25 Apr 1979, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Theodore Koster; Mo.: Christine Groeting; Survived by two sisters and a brother: Theodore of Eldred, Gertrude Reynolds and Anna Edwards, both of Carrollton; and many nieces and nephews.

KOSTER, Clement; b. 11 Mar 1911, Carrollton, IL; d. 15 Oct 1989, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Edna Clark on 12 Feb 1958 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: George Koster; Mo.: Ella Rabe; Survived by his wife and a brother: Norbert Koster of Alton; Preceded by two infant sisters: Adelaide and Rosalie; and two brothers: George and John C.

KOSTER, Lawrence T.; b. 3 Jan 1906, Fayette, IL; d. 23 Feb 1991, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Mary Frances Logan on 26 Feb 1935 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Henry Koster; Mo.: Elizabeth Siemer; Survived by his wife; three daughters: Helen Fronchek of Collinsville, Constance Sanvi of Highland and Mary Lois Meyer of Carrollton; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson; and two sisters: Helen Meek of Sun City, AZ and Elizabeth Ballard of White Hall; Preceded by a brother: William; and two sisters: Margaret Geers and Regina Koster.

KOSTER, Theodore "Teed"; b. 3 Apr 1907, Carlinville, IL; d. 3 Nov 1992, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Mary Wagener on 7 Feb 1946 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Theodore Koster; Mo.: Christina Groeting; Survived by his wife and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers: Ben, Jack and Frank Koster; two sisters; Gertrude Reynolds and Anna Edwards; and one half-brother: William Stendeback.

KOSTER, William J.; b. 15 Nov 1903, Greenfield, IL; d. 26 Dec 1984, White Hall, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Henry Koster; Mo.: Elizabeth Siemer; Survived by two sisters: Helen Meek of Carrollton and Elizabeth Ballard of White Hall; and one brother: Lawrence Koster of Carrollton.

KOTTER, Byron E.; b. 13 Mar 1904, Karnak, IL; d. 3 Oct 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Mt. Horeb Cem., east of Golden, IL; resident of Rushville; M. Hazel Thompson on 24 Nov 1932 at Morganfield, KY; Fa.: Fred J. Kotter; Mo.: Emma Thane; Survived by his wife; one son: Lloyd K. Kotter of Rushville; two daughters: Donna Geer of Upland, CA and Jean Dilworth of Charleston; five grand and two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Franklin and Leroy Kotter, both of Rushville; three sisters: Helen Simmons of Salem, OR, Alice Faughn of Brookport and Fay White of San Antonio, TX; Preceded by three brothers: Don, Carl and Howard; and infant twin sisters.

KOTTER, Hazel Virginia (Thompson); b. 17 May 1908, Golden, IL; d. 14 Oct 1996, Macomb, IL; Bu.: Mt. Horeb Cem., east of Golden, IL; M. Byron E. Kotter on 24 Nov 1932 in Morganfield, KY, he died 3 Oct 1994; Fa.: James Thompson; Mo.: Effie Davis; Survived by one son: Lloyd K. Kotter of Rushville; two daughters: Donna Geer of Upland, CA and Jean Dilworth of Charleston; five grand and two great-grandchildren; and her sister-in-law: Eunice Thompson of Quincy; Preceded by one brother: Chalmer O. Thompson; one infant brother; and one infant sister.

KOVACEK, Kathy (Whitton); b. 4 Jun 1951, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Aug 1988; Bu.: (not given); resident of Gurnee, IL; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Duane Kovacek in July 1972 at Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Lavern Whitton; Mo.: Mildred W. (Maiden not given); Survived by her husband; her parents of Jacksonville; a daughter: Kristin Ann of Gurnee; a brother: Steve; and a grandfather: Cecil Whitton, all of Jacksonville.

KOVACHOFF, Elliott; b. 24 Jun 1901, Velis, Macedonia; d. 7 Jul 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: (cremated) Waverly East Cem., Waverly, IL; Navy WWI Veteran; M. Bernidine Bateman on 29 Sep 1950 in Waverly, IL; Fa.: Trojko Kovachoff; Mo.: Mary K. Stonja; Survived by only his wife.

KOVACS, Ruth (Stafford); b. 7 May 1915, Marion, IL; d. 20 Dec 1995, Chicago, IL area; Bu.: (not given); M. (Not stated); Fa.: Charles Wesley Stafford; Mo.: Bertha Tranberger; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. John (Lise) Thomas of Watsonville; a son: Tor of Inverness; and two grandchildren.

KOVITZ, Susie; b. 24 Oct 1907, Williamson, IL; d. 8 Sep 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Jacksonville East Cem.; Fa.: John Kovitz; Mo.: Elizabeth Kapilla; Survived by one daughter: Marcia Souza of Jacksonville; and two grandchildren; Preceded by two sisters and one brother.

KOZAK, Henry Francis; b. 30 Jan 1921, Chicago, IL; d. 21 Sep 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Resurrection Cem., Chicago, IL; resident of Winchester; formerly of Chicago; Fa.: John Kozak; Mo.: Kathryn Przytula; Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Frank (Irene) Lange and Martha Piat, both of Chicago, IL.

KRAEMER, Mabel F. (Kriegel); b. 15 Jul 1898; d. 5 Sep 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Neenah, WI; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Neenah, WI; M. William G. Kraemer on 16 Jun 1925 in Appleton, WI, he died 22 May 1963; Fa.: Fred Kriegel; Mo.: Bertha Korth; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Correne) Davidsmeyer of Jacksonville; four grand and two great-grandchildren; and one brother: Arnold Kriegel of Neenah, WI; Preceded by one son, one brother and one sister.

KRAKER, Gary Stephen; b. 16 Oct 1956, Moline, IL; d. 29 Jul 1978, Rock Island, IL; Bu.: Mt. Gilead Cem., near Carrollton, IL; resident of Moline; Fa.: George Kraker; Mo.: Madeline Brandt; Survived by his parents and a sister: Terry Kraker of Davenport, IA.

KRAMER, Alvin Henry; b. 19 Mar 1903, Chandlerville, IL; d. 15 Apr 1991, Mason City, IL; Bu.: Fairview Cem., Havana, IL; resident of Bath, IL; M. Dorothy Ellen Shelabarger on 28 Sep 1925 in Lewistown, IL, she died 14 Apr 1971; Fa.: John Kramer; Mo.: Knolten Spar; Survived by three sons: Donald Eugene Kramer of Pekin and Ronald Alvin and Raymond Lee Kramer, both of Bath; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; two brothers: John Paul and Henry H. Kramer, both of Chandlerville; three sisters: Mrs. Roy (Louise) Basset, Mrs. Zelmer (Marie) Rohlfing and Mrs. Hobart (Dorothy) Turner, all of Beardstown; Preceded by a brother and a sister.

KRAMER, Eula (Moore); b. Greene Co., IL; d. 17 Jan 1993, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Ralph Kramer (date & place not given); Fa.: Lon Moore; Mo.: Billie Bell; Survived by her husband; one son: Don Young; and two grandchildren.

KRAMER, Francis P.; b. 15 Jun 1924, Springfield, IL; d. 27 Apr 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Alexis Catholic Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; WWII Army Veteran; M. Mary Ketner on 15 Jan 1966; Fa.: Harry Kramer; Mo.: Hazel Morrissey; Survived by his wife; three stepsons: Kerry Loughary and Bob Loughary, both of Beardstown, and Dick Loughary of Darlington, SC; one brother: Jack Kramer of Godfrey; eight grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: Robert Kramer.

KRAMER, Harry; b. 1 Dec 1878, Beardstown, IL; d. 9 Apr 1977, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Alexius Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Hazel Morrissey on 25 Jun 1918 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: John L. Kramer; Mo.: Anna Marie Elizabeth Kinney; Survived by his wife; three sons: Robert and Francis Kramer, both of Beardstown, and Jack Kramer of Godfrey; six grandchildren; and a niece; Preceded in death by a sister: Mrs. Bernice Severns.

KRAMER, Hazel (Kessinger); b. 16 Jan 1899, Greene Co., IL; d. 15 Jun 1985, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; M. William Henry Kramer in Greene Co., IL, he died 16 May 1977; Fa.: Finis Kessinger; Mo.: Zou Ella Hosleton; Survived by two sons: Fayne of Lynchburg, VA and Ralph of Jacksonville; six grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son and two brothers.

KRAMER, Helen (Blohm); b. 10 Aug 1915, near Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Apr 1996, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem., resident of Beardstown; M. Leil Kramer on1 5 Oct 1945 in Peoria, IL, he died 31 Oct 1967; Fa.: William C. Blohm; Mo.: Ula Wise; Survived by one brother: John W. (Wife, Sandra) Blohm of Springfield; two sisters: Mrs. Woods (Mary) Crum of Virginia and Mrs. Milton (Beatrice) Coats of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews.

KRAMER, John Edward; b. 14 Sep 1901, Hester, MO; d. 5 Nov 1986, Canton, MO; Bu.: Riverview Cem., LaGrange, MO; resident of Canton, MO; M. Ethel Vanarsdall on 8 Dec 1923 in Canton, MO, she died 20 Oct 1973; Fa.: John F. Kramer; Mo.: Nancy Brinkley; Survived by two daughters; Mrs. Edward (Mary Frances) Murphy of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Betty) Leeser of LaGrange, MO; seven grandchildren: Nancy Ellison, Beverly Platt, Patsy Leeser, Steven Murphy, Dale Murphy, Wayne Murphy and Neal Murphy; and nine great-grandchildren; a brother: Wilbur Kramer of Palmyra, MO; a sister: Mrs. Lee (Lulu) Wiesemann of Quincy and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by a sister and three brothers.

KRAMER, John F.; b. (not given), he was 61 years of age at the time of death; d. 6 May 1981, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Terre Haute, IN; WWII Veteran; M. (Not stated); Parents: (Not stated): Survived by a son: John F. Jr of Lawrenceville, GA; three daughters: Mrs. Carla Points of Waverly, Diane Kramer of Lisle, and Beverly Kramer of Santa Ana, CA; two sisters: Mrs. Lucille Petry of Terre Haute, IN and Mrs. Marie Fyfe of Muncie, IN.

KRAMER, Lenora J. (Duff) Graves Cox; b. 4 Sep 1909, Pittsfield, IL; d. 28 Nov 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem., Pittsfield, IL; resident of Pittsfield; M. (1) Barney Graves on 24 Dec 1928 in Pittsfield, IL, he died 13 Oct 1953; (2) Fred Cox in 1958; (3) Thomas Kramer in 1975, he died in 1977; Fa.: Raymond Duff; Mo.: Zelpha Daniels; Survived by two sons: Donald E. Graves of Payson and Gregory D. Graves of Quincy; one daughter: Rosemary Graves of Pittsfield; two grand and six great-grandchildren; one sister: Frances Hatton of Earlville; and one brother: Charles Duff of Morris; Preceded by two sisters: Inez and Dorothy.

KRAMER, Michael Andrew; b. 31 Dec 1952, Hannibal, MO; d. 13 Sep 1992, Weatherford, OK; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; resident of Oplika, AL; M. (Not stated); Fa.: Lyle Kramer; Mo.: Marion Hyde; Survived by his parents; two daughters: Michelle Marie Kramer and Christina Renee Virdin, both of Hannibal, MO; one grandchild; one sister: Nancy Campbell of New Canton; and four brothers: Richard Kramer of Opilika, AL, William Kramer of Ennis, TX, Lyle D. Kramer of Salem, MO and Herb Hyde of Wilbur, NE.

KRAMER, Mildred M. (Sielschot); b. 15 Oct 1919, Mason Co., IL; d. 10 May 1991, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Mt. Zion Cem., Mason Co., IL; resident of rural Kilbourne, IL; M. Arthur R. Kramer on 29 Jun 1946, he died 21 May 1980; Fa.: Louis Sielschot; Mo.: Gertrude VanEtten; Survived by one son: David Kramer of rural Kilbourne; two granddaughters: Theresa and Brooke Kramer, both of rural Kilbourne; one brother: Gerald Sielschot of Easton; Preceded by one brother: Donald Sielschot.

KRAMER, Robert H.; b. 12 Aug 1920, Springfield, IL; d. 23 Jan 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; WWII Veteran; M. Verna Green on 10 Aug 1975 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Harry Kramer; Mo.: Hazel Morrissey; Survived by his wife; a step-daughter: Mrs. Cindy Farmer of Beardstown; four step-grandchildren; two brothers: Francis P. Kramer of Beardstown and Jack L. Kramer of Godfrey; two nephews and four nieces.

KRAMER, Thomas E.; b. 9 Jan 1904, Calhoun Co., IL; d. 9 Mar 1977, Griggsville, IL; Bu.: Griggsville Cem.; M. (1) Gladys Steinberg on 18 May 1923, she died 4 Jan 1975; (2) Lenora Cox on 28 Jun 1975; Fa.: William H. Kramer; Mo.: Martha Blackorby; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Glenn (Mae) Kessinger of Griggsville; a son: Carl L of Bunker Hill; a step-daughter: Miss Rosemary Graves of Pittsfield; two step-sons: Don Graves of Payson and Gregory Graves of Quincy; 10 grand, nine great-grand and two step-grandchildren; and a sister: Mrs. Harvey (Octavia) Spears of Jerseyville.

KRAMER, Urban L.; b. 28 Jan 1916, Lynchburg, Mason Co., IL; d. 20 Dec 1984, Havana, IL; Bu.: Fairvew Cem., Fairview, IL; resident of rural Bath, IL; M. Mae Abbott (date & place not given); Fa.: William Kramer; Mo.: Ella Blessman; Survived by his wife; one son: Edward of rural Bath; seven grandchildren; and one brother: Owen of rural Chandlerville; Preceded by a daughter and a sister.

KRAMER, Verna (Abbott) Green; b. 3 Dec 1924, Frederick, IL; d. 21 Nov 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. (1) Robert H. Green in 1945, he died 24 Jun 1954; (2) Robert Kramer on 10 Aug 1975 in Beardstown, IL, he died 23 Jan 1984; Fa.: Ross Abbott; Mo.: Zetta Harn; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Cindy) Farmer; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister: Alice Painter of Beardstown; one brother: Donald Abbott of Port Orange, FL; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by her parents, one brother: Charles, and one sister: Laura Caldwell.

KRAMER, William Henry; b. 23 Aug 1896, Kampsville, IL; d. 14 May 1977, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Fernwood Cem., Roodhouse, IL; resident of Roodhouse, IL; M. Velma (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: William Kramer; Mo.: (not given); Survived by two sons: Fayne Kramer of Lynchburg, VA and Ralph Kramer of Jacksonville; six grand and three great-grandchildren; and a step-grand and two step-great-grandchildren; Velma Kramer, formerly married to the deceased, and mother of the surviving sons, resides in White Hall.

KRATCHOVIL, Charles E.; b. 16 Sep 1923, Chicago, IL; d. 16 Feb 1991, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. Mary's Cem., New Berlin, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Marjorie E. Schmidt on 10 Sep 1949 in Bensonville, IL; resident of New Berlin; Fa.; Charles Kratchovil; Mo.: Bernadette Barbusin; Survived by his wife; five sons: Charles of Woodland, CA, Joseph of Chicago, James of Evansville, IN, Thomas of Metairie, LA and Robert of Aurora; three daughters; Mary Koch of Ursa, Pat Lask of Mendon and Margaret Vitale of Florissant, MO; 28 grandchildren; five sisters: Mary McLaughlin of Oxford, CA, Lillian Parker of Key Largo, FL, Theresa Johnson of Denver, Co, Frances Kane of Oak Forest and Sueann Burns of LaGrange; Preceded by two brothers: Frank and Joseph; and two sisters: Patricia Watson and Ellen Pinske.

KRAUS, Edward; b. (not given); d. 1 Sep 1976, Phoenix, AZ; Bu.: Farmersville, IL; M. (Not stated); Parents: (Not stated); resident of Phoenix; formerly of Farmersville, IL; Survived by his mother, of Litchfield; his widow; a son: Charles of AZ; two grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters. [Sister: Mrs. Pete (Clarissa) Fernandes of Jacksonville, IL.

KRAUS, John H.; b. (not given), Farmersville, IL; d. 20 Jan 1990, Phoenix, AZ; Bu.: St. Francis Cem., Phoenix, AZ; Moved to AZ in 1965, having lived in Jacksonville for seven years and Decatur for six years; M. Mary Lou (maiden, date & place not given); Parents; (not given); WWII Navy Veteran; Survived by his wife of Phoenix; a daughter: Debra Kraus Gonzales of Phoenix; a brother: Paul Kraus of Decatur; and four sisters: Clarissa Fernandes of Jacksonville, Irene Pershing of Springfield, Florence Hebert of Pensacola, FL and Monica Tucker of Butler.

KRAUSHAAR, Dawn Rene (Stratton); b. 20 Aug 1958, Jacksonville, IL; d. 20 Dec 1991; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., Patterson, IL; resident of rural Hillview, IL; M. Charles W. Kraushaar on 30 Dec 1978 in Hillview, IL; Fa.: Donald Virgil Stratton; Mo.: Romona Grimmett; Survived by her parents; her father of Kentucky and her mother: Romona Mattera of Waverly; her husband; two daughters: Casey Joe and Codey Jae, both at home; her paternal grandparents: Bill and Verna Stratton of Palmyra; three brothers: Donald Wayne Stratton of Springfield, MO, Michael Kent Stratton Meredosia and Michael Anthony Mattera of Springfield; two sisters: Angela Nichole Martin of Waverly and Mrs. J. D. (Mickey) Staats of White Hall.; Preceded by one brother: Robert Scott Stratton Grimmett; and her maternal grandparents; Florence and Paul Grimmett.

KRAUSHAAR, Durward R.; b. 22 Feb 1911, Fieldon, IL; d. 15 Mar 1981, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Borlin Cem., near Carrollton, IL; resident of Eldred, IL; M. Geraldine Cummings in 1932; Fa.: Charles Kraushaar; Mo.: Virginia Christen; Survived by his wife; six daughters: Mrs. Charles (Marcella) Simpson and Mrs. Lyndell (Genevieve) Cox, both of Eldred, Mrs. Joseph (Yvonne) Simpson of Carrollton, Mrs. Estell (Eleanor) Myers and Mrs. Michael (JoAnn) Cooney, both of Peoria; and Mrs. DuWayne (Garneta) Willis of Mosier; five sons: Carl, Durward Jr and Stanley, all of Peoria, Roger of Grafton and Lawrence of Eldred; 32 grand and four great-grandchildren; four sisters: Mrs. Alice Parent of Peoria, Mrs. Dorothy Wilson of MO, Mrs. June Allmon of Jackson, MO, and Mrs. Violet Johnston of El Paso, TX; and four brothers: Kenneth of Bethalto, George of White Hall, John of East Alton and Charles of Hillview; Preceded in death by four brothers.

KRAUSHAAR, Julia A. (Jordan); b. 3 Nov 1898, Macoupin Co., IL; d. 14 Mar 1983, Alton, IL; Bu.: Hettick Cem., Hettick, IL; M. Frank Kraushaar on 4 Jun 1926 in Alton, IL; Fa.: Fritz Jordan; Mo.: Rega Marth; Survived by her husband.

KRAUSHAAR, Phillip Wayne; b. 6 Jan 1960; d. 15 May 1984, rural Hillview, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; Fa.: Charles J. Kraushaar; Mo.: Alice Newton; Survived by his parents; two brothers: Charles W and Joseph N Kraushaar, both of White Hall; two sisters: Mrs. Don (Gail) Wells of Anchorage, Alaska, and Mrs. Gary (Vicki) Bushnell of Roodhouse; and a grandmother: Florence H. Newton of rural Hillview.

KRAUSHAAR, Ryan Neal; b. 9 Jun 1967, Carrollton, IL: d. 27 Oct 1986, southwest of Eldred, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of White Hall; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Jo Catherine Stevens; Survived by his mother: Jo Catherine Holder of White Hall; his stepfather: Alfred Holder of Roodhouse; two sisters: Melissa Kraushaar of Jacksonville and Ronda Holder of Roodhouse; two brothers: Greg Holder and Kevin Holder of White Hall; and one nephew.

KRAUSHAAR, Ruth H. (Bartlett) Russell; b. 14 Sep 1900, St. Louis, MO; d. 20 Aug 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Borlin Cem., southwest of Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton, IL; M. (1) Unknown Russell (date & place not given); (2) unknown Kraushaar, (date & place not given); FA.: Edward Bartlett; Mo.: Matilda Rhinehardt; Surviving children from a previous marriage include a son: Paul Russell Jr of Carrollton; a daughter: Mrs. Frank (Marjorie) Scheffel of Jerseyville; 13 grand and 19 great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by a son and a sister.

KRAYBILL, Betty (Dunsmore); b. 5 Jan 1914, Du Bois, PA; d. 17 Nov 1993, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Dr. William G. Kraybill on 3 Oct 1941 in Omaha, NE, he died in 1961; Fa.: Robert J. Dunsmore; Mo.: Maria M. Wands; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Paul (Jane) Ransom and Anne Kraybill-Bagent, both of Pittsfield; two sons: Dr. William G. Kraybill Jr of Creve Coeur, MO and Daniel D. Kraybill of Champaign; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters: jean Caffee of Coral Gables, FL and Anna K. Heingelmann of Tacoma, WA; Preceded by two brothers and one granddaughter.

KREBS, Carl O.; b. 14 Oct 1908, Chicago, IL; d. 1986, Long Beach, CA; Bu.: (not given); A resident of Long Beach, CA; formerly of Jacksonville, IL; he was 77 years of age at death; Fa.: Otto Krebs; Mo.: Marie Allen; He was the last of his immediate family; While in Jacksonville, he made his home with an aunt, Mrs. Asa M. Robinson. He moved to California in 1930.

KRECZMER, Harry J.; b. 28 Feb 1924, Chicago, I; d. 2 Aug 1996, Palos Heights, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of Oak Forest, IL; M. Julie Gorski (date & place not given), she died 21 Jan 1995; Parents (not given); Survived by five daughters: Nancy Kreczmer of Jacksonville, Joyce (husband, James) Intihar and Eileen (husband, James) Spagnola, all of Oak Forest, and Gail Tulk and Janice (husband, Gerald) Frey, both of New Lenox; a son: Martin (wife, Debra) of TX; and 17 grandchildren, including Jeanine and Julanne Batterton of Jacksonville.

KREIS, Mary Pearl (Fitzgerald); b. 27 Jul 1895, Ashland, IL; d. 23 Nov 1995, Virginia, IL; Bu.: St. Augustine Cem., Ashland, IL; resident of Virginia; formerly of Ashland; M. Henry George Kreis in 1928 at Decatur, IL, he died in Apr. 1946; Fa.: William Fitzgerald; Mo.: Rose Ann Lahey; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Dwight (Mary Jean) Dalton of Pleasant Plains; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter; Preceded by two brothers: Frank and Leo Fitzgerald.

KRELL, Christena (DeGroot); b. (not given); d. 25 May 1986, Springfield, IL; was 91 years of age at death; Bu.: (not given); M. (Not stated); Fa.: Herman H. DeGroot; Mo.: Ella Sweatman; resident of Springfield, IL; No survivors listed; Sister of Sadie I. Saunderson and Herman DeGroot of Jacksonville.

KREMER, Carolyn R. (Smith); b. 18 Aug 1947, Carrollton, IL; d. 26 Dec 1989, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Green Pond Cem., Milton, IL; M. Frank Kremer on 12 Dec 1971 in Pearl, IL; Fa.: Jesse Earl Smith; Mo.: Ruth Jean Campbell; Survived by her husband; a daughter: Krystal R at home; two brothers: Lionel G. Smith of Mountain View, MO and Byron E. Smith of Fort Smith, Ark.; and a sister; Preceded by her mother in 1976.

KRELL, Frank W.; b. 15 Nov 1912, Springfield, IL; d. 29 Sep 1995, Barren River Lake Resort in KY; Bu.: Oak Ridge Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Alice Buecker in 1938; Fa.: Charles W. Krell; Mo.: Bertha (maiden not given); Survived by his wife; one son: Charles C of Jacksonville; one daughter: Mrs. Jerry (Jan) Parris of Sherman; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three brothers: Charles E., Loren and Walter "Bud" of Springfield; and two sisters: Alma Copp of Springfield and Mrs. Eugene (Doris) Davis Scott of Pawnee.

KREMER, William J. "Bing"; b. 4 May 1927, Kampsville, IL; d. 4 Oct 1993, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; WWII Army Veteran; M. Lillian C. Daack on 16 Jun 1951 at Kampsville, IL; Fa.: Joseph William Kremer; Mo.: Myrtle Renoud; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Michael (Elesha) Schlabs of Pittsfield; two sons: Kim of Pittsfield and Tim of Nebo; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and five sisters: Eileen German of Kampsville, Mrs. George (Mary Jean) Smith of Pearl, Lora Mae Bauman of Michael, Mrs. Maurice (Josephine) Lammy of Kampsville and Mrs. Kenneth (Bonnie) Brangenberg of Kampsville; Preceded by one granddaughter; one sister: Totie Willman; and one brother: Victor.

KREMS, Clara (Wilson); b. 21 Feb 1899, Waverly, IL; d. 15 Feb 1991, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Roy H. Krems on 23 Jun 1928 at Rushville, IL, he died in 1980; Fa.: Charles Wilson; Mo.: Mary Farmer; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. William (Betty) Mueller of Beardstown; one grandson: Paul Mueller of Springfield; one granddaughter: Carol Cummings of Palmyra, MO; two great-grandsons: Robbie Mueller and Aaron Cummings; and one great-granddaughter: Sarah Cummings; Preceded by two sisters.

KREMS, Homer; b. 25 Oct 1902, LaBelle, MO; d. 24 Dec 1987, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Messerer Cem.; resident of Bader, IL; M. Irene Taylor on 18 Jun 1930 in Cass Co., IL; Fa.: William H. Krems; Mo.: Louise Harscher; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Charles (Mabel) Knuth of Frederick, Mrs. Max (Beverly) Beard of Kirksville, MO and Mrs. Nelson (Virginia) Thornton of Beardstown; two sons: William of Beardstown and Frederick of O'Fallon; 11 grand and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters: Edna Self of Versailles, Corena Quinn of Burlington, IA and Jessie Lynch; two brothers: Orville of Beardstown and Ralph W. Of Honolulu, Hawaii; Preceded by two brothers.

KREMS, Orville; b. 24 Nov 1915, Schuyler Co., IL; d. 1 Sep 1990, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Messerer Cem., Schuyler Co., IL; Resident of Rushville; WWII Navy Veteran; Fa.: William H. Krems; Mo.: Louise Harcher; Survived by three brothers: Ralph William of Honolulu, Edgar Leroy of Broadview and Webster of St. Louis, MO; two sisters: Jessie Viola Lynch of Decatur and Corina Quinn of Burlington, IA; and several nieces and nephews.

KREMSKE, Herbert H.; b. 3 Nov 1896, Chicago, IL; d. 13 Jun 1978, Springfield, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem., White Hall, IL; resident of White Hall; M. Leonora Skinner on 9 Oct 1930; Fa.: Emil Kremske; Mo.: Marie Gnass; Survived by his wife; a brother: Edwin Kremske of Lansing; preceded by four sisters.

KREMSKE, Leonora M. (Skinner); b. 4 Feb 1902, Silvis, IL; d. 21 Aug 1989, White Hall, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Herbert H. Kremske on 9 Oct 1930 in Moline, IL, he died 13 Jun 1978; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Myra Amanda Skinner; She was the last of her immediate family.

KRIEG, Alfred F. "Al"; b. 1 Dec 1920, Virginia, IL; d. 3 Jan 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Veteran; M. Betty Lee (date & place not given); Fa.: Frederick Krieg; Mo.: Ethel Davis; Surviving are his wife; a daughter: Mrs. Patty Quinn of Normal; a son: Mike Krieg; two step-daughters: Donna Lee and Carol Lee, both of Jacksonville; two grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Dorothy Kennedy of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

KRIEG, Edith L. (Oetgen); b. 7 Nov 1901, Cass Co., IL; d. 24 Dec 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Erick W. Krieg on 4 Mar 1923 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Edward L. Oetgen; Mo.: Caroline Leonhard; Survived by her husband; three sons: Chester of Virginia, William E of Rockford and Erick Jr of Greenfield; four daughters: Mrs. James (Naomi) Cox and Mrs. Duane (Alberta) Smith, both of Virginia, Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Saylor of New Berlin and Carolyn Fouts of Macomb; 19 grand and 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; Preceded by her parents; a twin sister, two other sisters, three brothers, two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.

KRIEG, Erick W.; b. 29 Apr 1899, Cass Co., IL; d. 4 Jul 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Edith L. Oetgen on 4 Mar 1923 in Beardstown, IL, she died 24 Dec 1987; Fa.: William E. Krieg; Mo.: Klara Anderson; Survived by three sons: Chester W of Virginia, William E of Rockford and Erick Jr of Greenfield; four daughters: Mrs. Duane (Alberta) Smith of Virginia; Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Saylor of New Berlin, Mrs. Jim (Naomi) Cox of Virginia and Carolyn K. Fouts of Macomb; 19 grand and 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a sister: Selma Brooks of Peoria; Preceded by five brothers; one sister; two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.

KRIEGSHAUSER, R. Betty; b. 28 Jul 1921, Quincy, IL; d. 23 Mar 1977, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); Fa.: Charles Kriegshauser; Mo.: (not stated); Survived by two aunts: Mrs. Erma Poler of Macomb and Miss Kathryn Kriegshauser of Quincy; a niece: Mrs. Roger Cory of Tacoma, WA; and a nephew: Kent Kriegshauser of Pittsfield; Preceded by a brother.

KRINER, Bertha Grace (Bourn); b. 25 Oct 1902, LaBelle, MO; d. 2 Jan 1996, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Greenmount Cem., Quincy, IL; M. Giblert Henry Kriner on 4 Jan 1930 in Quincy, IL, he died 6 Jan 1993; Fa.: George Washington Bourn; Mo.: Jessie Alonzo Lewis; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. John H. (Phyllis) Mullens of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Marilyn Joyce) Carpenter of Quincy; one sister: Mrs. Aubrey (Opal) Johnson of Quincy; four grand and six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two nephews; and one niece; Preceded by one son: George William Kriner; one brother: Richard L. Bourn; two sisters: Florine Weiss and Dorothea Jeanice Tyler; and one sister-in-law: Alice Bourn.

KRINER, Gilbert H.; b. 22 Jul 1904, Quincy, IL; d. 6 Jan 1993, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Greenmount Cem.; M. Bertha Grace Bourn on 4 Jan 1930 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: William Fred Kriner; Mo.: Hannah Budde; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. John B. (Phyllis) Mullens of Jacksonville and Mrs. James (Marilynn Joyce) Carpenter of Quincy; four grandchildren, including Gregory L. Lee of Jacksonville; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; two nephews; and several cousins; Preceded by a son: George William Kriner in 1933.

KROENCKE, Claus; b. 15 Nov 1900, Quincy, IL; d. 27 May 1990, Quincy; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Quincy, IL; M. (1) Florence Brinkman on 23 Jun 1923, she died 3 Jul 1939; (2) Ada Mann on 16 Jan 1944 in Quincy, IL, she died 15 Nov 1972; (3) Vada Noll on 5 May 1974 in Jacksonville, IL, she died 17 Apr 1984; Fa.: John Korencke; Mo.: Marie Ehlers; Survived by two sons: Kenneth C of Quincy and Eugene J of Bluffs; six daughters: Dorothy Schwieter, Juanita Hibbard, Mrs. Ubert (Rene) Allen and Mrs. Frank (Joan) Drummond, all of Quincy, Mrs. Phillip (Delores) Robinson of Genoa City, WI, Mrs. Scott (Marjorie) Lashbrook of Cahokia; three stepdaughters: Mrs. Gene (Louise) Buchanan of Walworth, WI, Mrs. Frances (Bourn) of the Chicago area and Vera Wilkinson of Blue Springs, MO; 20 grand and 26 great-grandchildren; Preceded by three brothers and four sisters.

KROENCKE, Vada (Smith) Nall; b. 28 Apr 1899, Pisgah, IL; d. 17 Apr 1984, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Milton Boon Nall on 15 Jan 1919, he died in 1969; (2) Claus Kroencke on 5 May 1974; Fa.: Arthur Smith; Mo.: Alice Ann Parkin; Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Dale (Frances) Bourn, Joliet and Mrs. George (Vera) Wilkerson, Blue Springs, MO; seven grand and eight great-grandchildren; two brothers: Albert Smith and Clarence Smith, Jacksonville; and two sisters: Mrs. Edna Woods, Alton, and Mrs. Esther McGee, Lincoln; Preceded in death by a sister.

KROFT, Lottie E. (Dean) Gamill Brown; b. 8 Dec 1894, Marietta, IL; d. 19 Nov 1976, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Vermont City Cem., Vermont, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. (1) Harry W. Gamill on 13 Oct 1912, he died in Nov. 1935; (2) Robert Brown on 21 Sep 1940, he died in 1945; (3) Earl Kroft on 31 Aug 1950, he died in 1970; Fa.: Henry Dean; Mo.: Abigail Ratliff; Survived by four daughters: Mrs. Ralph (Thelma) Franklin and Mrs. Leonard (Frances) McCombs, both of McComb, Mrs. Richard (Beulah) Hamm of Rushville and Mrs. Bernard (Hazel) Simpson of Cahokia, MO; three step-children: Douglas Brown of Springfield, Warren Brown of FL and Mrs. Roy (Emma Lee) Kerr of Macomb; 23 grand and 33 great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter, two sons, two brothers and three sisters.

KROHE, Alfred A. Jr.; b. (not given), he was 75 years of age at death; d. 18 Sep 1993, Deerfield, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Northbrook; formerly of Beardstown; M. Evelyn Martin (date & place not given); parents (not given); Survived by his wife; a son: Burk of Crystal Lake; a daughter: Marsha Loucks of Geneseo; and a brother: James of Springfield.

KROHE, Arthur C.; b. 16 Jul 1911, Beardstown, IL; d. 20 Jun 1981, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Beardstown; M. Lois Marie Gunnar on 19 Sep 1933 in Bluff Springs, IL; Fa.: Felix Krohe; Mo.: Ida Hendricker; Surviving are his wife, three sons: Robert Krohe of rural Arenzville, Richard Krohe of Industry and Ben Krohe of rural Beardstown; three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Eleanor) Lynch of rural Havana, Mrs. Layton (Dolores) of Plymouth and Mrs. Gary (Kathy) Throne of Beardstown; three sisters: Mrs. Clarence (Marie) Root of Rushville, Mrs. William (Henrietta) Carls of Beardstown and Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Williams of Carnegoe, OK, and 11 grandchildren; Preceded in death by a sister, Edna and two brothers: Paul and Phillip.

KROHE, Corene E. (Burton); b. 2 Feb 1909, Louisville, IL; d. 19 Mar 1993, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Springfield; formerly of Bluff Springs; M. Paul Krohe on 29 Aug 1937 in Beardstown, IL, he died 27 Jan 1956; Fa.: George Burton; Mo.: Mamie Burk; Survived by one son: Paul Krohe of Beardstown; four brothers: Raymond of Urbana, Herschel of Champaign, Homer E of Las Vegas, NV and Paul Burton of Reynoldsburg, OH; two sisters: Onea Krohe of Springfield and Alline Hendricker of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by two brothers: Charles and an infant.

KROHE, Effie (McClure); b. 31 Jan 1894, Jacksonville, IL; d. 28 Aug 1982, La Mesa, CA; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; former Beardstown resident; M. Alfred A. Krohe on 18 Apr 1917 in Beardstown, IL, he died 1 Feb 1951; Fa.: James F. McClure; Mo.: Gertrude (maiden not given); Survivors include two sons: Alfred A Krohe Jr of Northbrook and James H. Krohe of Springfield; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; one sister: Paralee A. McClure of Champaign; Preceded in death by one daughter.

KROHE, Gale J.; b. 21 Nov 1944, Beardstown, IL; d. 15 Jul 1996, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Sharon Littig on 25 Nov 1965 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Floyd C. Krohe; Mo.: Betty L. Turley; Survived by his wife; his mother of rural Arenzville; a daughter: Mrs. Jim (Michelle) Milnar of Springfield; three sons: Brian, Kevin and Mark Krohe, all of Virginia; two brothers: Richard Krohe of Virginia and Rev. Wayne Krohe of Medford, MN; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his father; and a brother: Roland Lloyd Krohe.

KROHE, Homer O.; b. 24 Oct 1896, Bainbridge, IL; d. 24 Jun 1978, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Rushville Cem.; Fa.: Frank Krohe; Mo.: Etha Ward; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Amos (Florence) Burrows of Rushville; Preceded by a brother: Roy.

KROHE, Irl E.; b. 30 Dec 1894, Beardstown, IL; d. 23 Apr 1984, Farmington, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Cuba, IL; M. Adah Knight on 14 Oct 1919 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Albert Krohe; Mo.: Maria Witte; Survived by his wife; two sons: Tom Krohe and Frank Krohe, both of Cuba; two grand and two great-grandchildren; Preceded by a son, a brother and three sisters.

KROHE, Lois M. (Gannar); b. 16 Jun 1913, near Virginia, IL; d. 18 Sep 1987; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Arthur Krohe on 19 Sep 1933 in Bluff Springs, IL, he died 20 Jun 1981; Fa.: Frederick Gunnar; Mo.: Elizabeth Brown; Survived by three sons: Robert and Ben Krohe, both of Arenzville, and Richard Krohe of Industry; three daughters: Mrs. Kenneth (Eleanor) Lynch of Havana, Mrs. Layton (Delores) Malone of Smithfield and Mrs. Gary (Kathy) Trone of Rushville; and 12 grandchildren; Preceded by her parents and one brother: Floyd Gunnar.

KROHE, Norman G.; b. 11 Jan 1911, near Beardstown, IL; d. 28 Dec 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; formerly of Beardstown; M. Dorothy L. Wilson on 22 Dec 1946 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Robert H. Krohe; Mo.: Lydia Kuhlman; Survived by his wife; five children: Mrs. Dale (Norma Jean) Wilkinson of Springfield, Edward (Jennie) Krohe of Beardstown, Merl (Thelma) Krohe of Havana, Marvin Krohe of Jacksonville and Dennis (Joyce) Krohe of Beardstown; nine grand and two great-grandchildren; and a brother: Floyd Krohe of Arenzville; Preceded by two brothers: Henry and Robert.

KROHE, Pamela JO; b. 26 Dec 1968, Beardstown, IL; d. 17 Oct 1993, Oklahoma City, OK; Bu.; (not given); resident of Oklahoma City; Fa.: David Oliver Krohe; Mo.: Lona Jo Umphryes; Survived by her parents of Belleville; three sisters: Mrs. Roger (Diana) Hiebert of Overland Park, KS, Mrs. Daniel (Debra) Buffey of Tucson, AZ and Tina Krohe of Belleville; paternal grandparents: Oliver and Bettie Krohe of Beardstown; one nephew; and several aunts, uncles and cousins; Preceded by her maternal grandparents: Orval and Imogene Umphryes.

KROHE, Roland L.; b. 5 Jul 1946, Beardstown, IL; d. 26 Mar 1981, rural Arenzville, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; Vietnam War Veteran; resident of Arenzville; M. Sandra Renz on 6 Apr 1968 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: Floyd Krohe; Mo.: Betty Turley; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Rebecca Kristine and a son: William Chris, both at home; his parents, of Arenzville; and three brothers: Gale and Richard Krohe, both of Virginia, and Wayne Krohe of Manchester.

KROHE, Theodore Douglas; b. 24 Mar 1918, Beardstown, IL; d. 14 Feb 1991, Rogers, Ark.; Bu.: Ft. Gibson National Cem., Ft. Gibson, OK; WWII Korea & Vietnam Army Veteran; resident of Bentonville, Arkansas; M. Anna (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: Arthur A. Krohe; Mo.: Berniece Shinefield; Survived by his wife; four sons: Terry Krohe of Kwethluk, Ark., Richard Krohe of Alliance, NE, Randy Krohe of Davenport, IA and Tim Krohe of Baltimore, MD; two daughters: Carol Kennedy of Broken Arrow, OK and Carlene Durhan of Rayville, LA; one sister: Darlene Edwards of Springfield and 15 grandchildren.

KROHE, Berniece M. (Shinefield); b. 6 Feb 1897, Pana, IL; d. 18 Nov 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Springfield; formerly of Beardstown; M. Arthur A. Krohe on 31 Oct 1916 in Rushville, IL, he died in July 1957; Fa.: Douglas Shinefield; Mo.: Sarah McKee; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Darlene D. Edwards of Springfield; two sons: Theodore D of Bentonville, Ark and Donald O of Peru, IN; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by five brothers and one sister.

KROHE, Robert A.; b. 26 May 1916, Beardstown, IL; d. 2 Apr 1986, Monroe, MI; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Beardstown, IL; resident of Monroe, MI; WWII Veteran; M. Norma Huppe on 9 Apr 1950, she died 13 Oct 1980; Fa.: Robert H. Krohe; Mo.: Lydia Kuhlmann; Survived by two daughters: Lois Krohe and Karen Rinehart both of MI; three grandchildren; two brothers: Norman Krohe of Jacksonville and Floyd Krohe of Arenzville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded in death by a brother, Henry.

KRONE, Otto John William; b. 20 Mar 1912, White Church, IL; d. 23 Jun 1995, Girard, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., east of Modesto, IL; WWII Army Veteran; resident of Virden, IL; M. Barbara Jane Slusser on 4 Oct 1946; Fa.: August Henry Krone; Mo.: Minnie Sophia Runge; Survived by his wife; two sons: Keven Otto of Springfield and Don William of Litchfield; three daughters: Janet Cooper of Springfield, Kathleen Ann DeFrates of Springfield and Bernadine Stoddard of Edwardsville; 11 grand and 8 great-grandchildren; Preceded by one sister.

KROUSH, Paul E.; b. 15 Apr 1907, Jacksonville, IL; d. 4 Jan 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Margaret Brown on 7 Jun 1928 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Ed Kroush; Mo.: Eddie Basham; Survived by his wife; one son: Bob Kroush of Jacksonville; four grand and five great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Mrs. Francis (Nina) Richey of Jacksonville and Mrs. Robert (Louise) Lee of Waverly.

KRUEGER, Benjamin Harold; b. 10 Nov 1888, Cass Co., IL; d. 21 Apr 1983, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cem., near Arenzville, IL; M. Dovis Jockish on 23 Feb 1922 near Arenzville, IL; Fa.: Chris Krueger; Mo.: Elizabeth Meyer; Survived by his wife and numerous nieces and nephews.

KRUEGER, Betty (Dean); b. 16 Feb 1920, Shelbina, MO; d. 14 Jun 1993, Mesquite, TX; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Dallas, TX; formerly of Mt. Sterling; M. (not stated); Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Mary (maiden not given); Survived by one daughter: Pamela Johnson of Dallas; one granddaughter; and two sisters: Barbara Patterson of Kent, WA and Bebe Curran of Lebanon, KY; Preceded by her mother in 1977.

KRUEGER, Charles F.; b. 31 Aug 1880, Beardstown, IL; d. 15 May 1982, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; M. Adelia M. Hinschidein on 31 Dec 1912 in Beardstown, IL; she died 5 Dec 1968; Fa.: Christian Krueger; Mo.: Elizabeth Myer; Surviving are a brother: Ben Krueger of rural Beardstown; a niece, Henrietta Livingston of Beardstown; and a nephew: S. W. Krueger of Kansas City, MO; Preceding in death were three brothers and three sisters.

KRUEGER, Diana; b. 22 Dec 1906, Arenzville, IL; d. 7 Apr 1991, Billings, MT; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Church Cem., north of Arenzville, IL; resident of Billings; formerly of Arenzville; Fa.: Christian Krueger; Mo.: Alice Gutheridge; Survived by an aunt: Dovie Krueger of Beardstown; and several cousins.

KRUEGER, Dovie M. (Jockish); b. 31 Jul 1903, Cass Co., IL; d. 21 Mar 1994, rural Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Cem., Arenzville, IL; M. Ben Krueger on 23 Feb 1922 in Arenzville, IL, he died 23 Apr 1983; Fa.: Christ Jockisch; Mo.: Myria Shields; Survived by one brother: Lewis Jockisch, of Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews: Preceded by five brothers and four sisters.

KRUEGER, Freda Olinda (Holtman); b. 11 Nov 1895, Cass Co., IL; d. 24 Oct 1985, Winchester, IL; Bu.: (not given); M. Henry John Krueger in Feb. 1927 in Morgan Co., IL, he died in Nov. 1950; Fa.: Adolph Holtman; Mo.: Anna Marie Schroder; Survived by a son: Henry Adolph Krueger of Winchester; three grandsons: John Krueger of Monee, Dan Krueger of Winchester and Brad Krueger of Winchester; and three great-grandchildren; Preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

KRUEGER, Henry A.; b. 7 Dec 1928, Jacksonville, IL; d. 19 Aug 1987, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Hillcrest Cem., near Bluffs, IL; resident of Winchester; M. Elizabeth Foote on 24 Jan 1950 at Bluffs, IL; Fa.: Henry John Krueger; Mo.: Freda Olinda Holtman; Survived by his wife; three sons; John Albert of Monee, Danny Ray of Winchester and Bradley J of rural Winchester; and three grandchildren.

KRUEGER, Walter A.; b. 7 Sep 1914, Chicago, IL; d. 20 Jul 1994, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Bethania Cem., Bethania, IL; resident of Chicago; M. (1) Elfrieda Martin in 1934 at Chicago, IL, she died 14 Jan 1963; (2) Jean Sierak in 1965 at Chicago, IL; Fa.: Franz Krueger; Mo.: Johanna Maas; Survived by his wife; two sons: Walter A. Krueger Jr of Clarendon Hills and Richard A. Krueger of Pittsfield; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother: Carl Krueger of Brookfield; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five sisters and two brothers.

KRUGER, Lee Stone; b. 8 Jun 1950, Pittsfield, IL; d. 17 Jun 1977, Quincy, IL; bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; resident of Quincy; Fa.: Carl E. Kruger; Mo.: Lillian Phillips; Survived by his father of New Salem; his mother: Mrs. Lillian Dryden of Chicago; two brothers: John E. Kruger of Chicago and Kenneth Dryden of Hoffman Estates.

KRUGLER, Rev. Arnold F.; b. 14 Aug 1933, Chicago, IL; d. 13 May 1994, Morris, IL; Bu.: Goodfarm Cem., rural Dwight, IL; resident of rural Dwight, IL; Pastor of Salem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville from 1977-1980; M. Marge (maiden, date & place not given); Fa.: William Krugler; Mo.: Florence Erber; Survived by his wife; a daughter: Kathryn Gratz of Fairmount, MN; two sisters: Leona Davis of Chicago and Ruth Brockopp of St. Louis; a brother: the Rev. Richard Krugler of Vancouver, WA; and one grandson; Preceded by a son and two brothers.

KRUMREY, Amos George; b. 17 Apr 1915, Marion, IL; d. 14 Sep 1991, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: (not given); WWII Veteran; resident of White Hall, IL; M. Kathleen Wilkinson on 13 May 1942 in St. Louis, MO; Fa.; Jacob Krumrey; Mo.: Rose Soldner; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Sarah Jane Krumrey of Springfield; three brothers: Elmer Krumrey of Marion, Robert Krumrey of Orlando, FL and Leslie Krumrey of Belleville; and one sister: Mabel Archibald of Lake Elsinore, CA.

KRUMREY, Kathleen P. (Wilkinson); b. 18 Sep 1914, Patterson, IL; d. 20 Feb 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Pine Tree Cem., near Patterson, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of White Hall; M. Amos Krumrey on 13 May 1942 in St. Louis, MO, he died 14 Sep 1991; Fa.: Ellis "Jerry" Wilkinson; Mo.: Carrie Price; Survived by one daughter: Sarah Jane Krumrey of Springfield; Preceded by three sisters: Cleo Wilkinson, Alta Rae Ziern and Margaret Wilkinson.

KRUPPS, A. J.; b. 27 Mar 1923, Dallas City, IL; d. 8 Apr 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Betty Reich on 15 Sep 1945 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Alfred Krupps; Mo.: Anna Kerr; Survived by his wife; four children: Mrs. Lynn (Judy) Frasco and Mrs. Mark (Jayne) Carlock, both of Springfield, and David and Steven, both of Mt. Sterling; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and three sisters: Mrs. Frank (Florence) Carney of Wheaton, Mrs. Bertram (Regina) Ruff of Quincy and Mrs. Robert (Rosemary) Howell of Payson; Preceded by a son: Donald; and a brother: LaVerne.

KRUPPS, Donald; b. 25 Jun 1950, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 9 Jul 1979, north of Macomb, IL; Bu.: Holy Family Catholic Church Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Sheryl Beatty on 8 Aug 1976 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: A. J. Krupps; Mo.: Betty Reich; Survived by his wife; a son: Phillip, at home; two brothers and two sisters: David and Steve of Mt. Sterling, Jaunie Krupps and Judy Fresco, both of Springfield; and his grandmother: Wilma Reich of Mt. Sterling.

KRUPPS, George E.; b. 3 Oct 1924, Brown Co., IL; d. 30 Mar 1987, Jackson Heights, NY; Bu.: Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; former resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Arsenius Krupps; Mo.: Lillie Rose McHatton; Survived by his mother of Mt. Sterling; two brothers: Robert Krupps of Houston, TX and Edward Krupps of Fountain Valley, CA; one niece; and two nephews; Preceded in death by his father.

KRUPPS, LaVerne J.; b. 27 Oct 1912, Brown Co., IL; d. 30 Nov 1979, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Irene Forsythe on 27 Jan 1942 in Palmyra, MO, she died 7 May 1973; Fa.: Alfred A. Krupps; Mo.: Anna Kerr; Survived by a son: Charles of Orange, TX; a daughter: Mrs. Michael (Linda) Rigg of Whitman Air Force Base, MO; a brother: A. J. of Mt. Sterling; three sisters: Mrs. Bertran (Regina) Ruff of Quincy, Mrs. Robert (Rosemary) Howell of Plainville and Mrs. Frank (Florence) Carney of Wheaton; and eight grandchildren; Preceded by a son.

KRUPPS, Lillie Rose (McHatton); b. 26 May 1901, Brown Co., IL; d. 20 Sep 1989, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; M. Arsenius H. Krupps in 1921 at Beardstown, IL, he died in 1945; Fa.: Daniel McHatton; Mo.: Fannie Hogan; Survived by two sons: Robert Krupps of Mt. Sterling and Edward L. Krupps of Fountain Valley, CA; and three grandchildren: Greg Krupps of Houston and Christopher and Kathleen Krupps of Fountain Valley, CA; Preceded by a son: George; and a brother: Frank.

KRUSA, Charles H.; b. 31 Dec 1883, Morgan Co.., IL; d. 22 Aug 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Trinity Lutheran Cem., Bluffs, IL; resident of Bluffs; M. Ina Vannier on 23 Mar 1910 in Neelyville, IL, she died 23 Apr 1970; Fa.: Henry Krusa; Mo.: Frances Talkameyer; Survived by six children: George of Bluffs, Mrs. Luther (Nina) Vortman of Bluffs, Charles of Nashville, TN, Mildred Shoop of Lockport, Mabel Roth of Beardstown and Jane Linney of Springfield; 14 grand, 29 great-grand and 9 great-great-grandchildren; one sister: Emma Bean of Winchester; preceded by two sisters and four brothers.

KRUSA, Russell; b. 14 Jun 1918, near Bluffs, IL; d. 31 Oct 1979, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, IL; M. Carol Morgan on 20 May 1962 in Henry, IL; Fa.: William Krusa; Mo.: Edith Batley; Survived by his wife; and a brother: Clarence of Peoria; Preceded by one brother.

KRUSE, Behrend M.; b. 25 Nov 1902, Ostfriesland, Germany; d. 16 Sep 1987, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill Cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of Ashland; From Germany to U.S. on 9 Oct 1924, began farming in the Hickory Grove area of Menard Co., IL; M. Gertie M. Newmann on 27 Feb 1938 in Petersburg, IL; Fa.: Marten Gerdes Kruse; Mo.: Trientje Sudhoff; Survived by his wife; one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Ruth Ann) Sampson of Petersburg; one son: Curt M. of Petersburg; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five brothers and two sisters.

KRUSE, Edgar J. "Bill"; b. 25 Aug 1900, near Arenzville, IL; d. 10 Sep 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Arenzville North City Cem.; Fa.: Adolph Kruse; Mo.: Mayme Hoffman; Survived by three sisters: Miss Emma M. Kruse, with whom he lived, Mrs. Nettie Corcoran of Beardstown and Mrs. Bessie Goertz of Hendon; two brothers: Harry of Beardstown and Harold of Arenzville; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by two sisters and two brothers.

KRUSE, Emma; b. 18 Sep 1895, Arenzville, IL; d. 4 Jan 1991, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. Peter's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; Fa.: Adolf Kruse; Mo.: Mary Kay Hoffman; Survived by two sisters-in-law: Rena Kruse of Arenzville and Marie Kruse of Beardstown; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Katherine Kuhn, Mrs. Bill Saylor, Dale Kruse and Gilbert and Imogene Ross, all of Beardstown, and Garold Kruse of Springfield; Preceded by five brothers and four sisters.

KRUSE, Eva (Corcoran); b. 6 Aug 1895, Cass Co., IL; d. 27 Jun 1987, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Harry Kruse (date & place not given), he died 31 Mar 1979; Fa.: George Corcoran; Mo.: Jenny Mayes; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Bill (Genevieve) Saylor and Mrs. Lyle (Kathryn) Kuhn, both of Beardstown; one son: Dale of Beardstown; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one nephew; Preceded by three grandchildren; two brothers; one step-brother; and one step-sister.

KRUSE, Franklin; b. 12 Mar 1913, Cass Co., IL; d. 1 Mar 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Maxine Young on 3 May 1941 in Fulton, MO; Fa.: Albert Kruse; Mo.: Lucille Fox; Survived by his wife; one son: Delbert Kruse of Virginia; one daughter: Mrs. James (Linda) Dulin of Virginia; four grandsons; one great-granddaughter; one sister: Jane Deichman of Riverton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; Preceded by his parents and one infant granddaughter.

KRUSE, Gertie M. (Neumann); b. 4 Feb 1904, Menard Co., IL; d. 1 Mar 1993, Petersburg, IL; Bu.: Rose Hill Cem., Petersburg, IL; resident of Ashland; M. Behrend M. Kruse on 27 Feb 1938 in Petersburg, IL, he died 16 Sep 1987; Fa.: Eberhard Neumann; Mo.: Rebecka Saathoff; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Robert (Ruth Ann) Sampson of Petersburg; one son: Curt M. Kruse; eight grandchildren; one brother: Harry Neumann of Petersburg; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by five brothers: Toby, Otto, Henry, Ben and John Neumann; and two sisters: Anna Harms and Meta Neumann.

KRUSE, Gottlieb Martin; b. 30 Jun 1900, Madison Co., IL; d. 22 Nov 1991, Jerseyville, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Jerseyville, IL; M. (1) Ada Bloomer on 11 Jul 1928 in Jerseyville, IL, she died 20 Oct 1976; (2) Wilhelmina Grabbe Reinhardt in 1980, she died in 1987; Fa.: August W. Kruse; Mo.: Gesche Zimmerman; Survived by four daughters: Mary VanHemert of Holbrook, AZ, Barbara Schafer of Brighton, Elaine Thiel of Carrollton and Sylvia McMaster of Altona; 16 grand and several great-grandchildren; and one brother: Herman Kruse of Lodi, CA; Preceded by one son: Henry John Kruse; two grandchildren; four brothers; and four sisters.

KRUSE, Harry; b. 28 Aug 1889, near Arenzville, IL; d. 31 Mar 1979, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Oak Grove Cem., Beardstown, IL; WWI Veteran; Fa.: Adolph Kruse; Mo.: Mayme Hoffman; Survived by his wife, Eva; one son: Dale; and two daughters; Mrs. Lyle (Katherine) Kuhn and Mrs. William (Genevieve) Saylor, all of Beardstown; one brother: Harold of Arenzville; three sisters: Mrs. Nettie Corcoran and Miss Emma Kruse of Beardstown and Mrs. Albert Doertz of Mendon; ten grand and seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

KRUSE, Helen L. (Schall); b. 1 Jul 1913, Cass Co., IL; d. 18 Mar 1983, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; M. Carlton Kruse in Sept. 1938; Fa.: Albert Schall; Mo.: Laura Buston; Survived by her husband; two daughters; Mrs. Carol Jean Orwig of Beardstown, and Mary Jane Stock of Virginia; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a son: Galen, preceded her in death.

KRUSE, Pearl (Davis); b. 7 Jul 1886, Cass Co., IL; d. 9 May 1976, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. Jacob Kruse (date & place not given), he died in 1951; Fa.: Frank J. Davis; Mo.: Jane (maiden not given); Survived by one son: Carlos of Virginia; two grand and six great-grandchildren; and one brother: Richard Davis of Ashland.

KRUSE, Rena F. (Beard); b. 15 Aug 1916, Arenzville, IL; d. 30 Nov 1992, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: North Cem., Arenzville, IL; resident of Arenzville; M. Harold A. "Jake" Kruse on 22 Oct 1945 in Arenzville, IL, he died 10 Dec 1987; Fa.: Lee Beard; Mo.: Lena Kircher; Survived by one son: Karmen R. (Kelly) Kruse of Salem; two daughters: Carolee A. Kruse of New York City and Mrs. William (Constance S.) Lada of Spring Grove; six grandchildren; one brother: Roland Beard of Arenzville; one sister: Mrs. Albert (Mildred) Kolberer of Arenzville; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers: Russell, Raymond, Robert and John Beard; and three sisters: Mae Beets, Lucille Schnitker and Helen Marguerite Beard.

KRUSE, Ruth (Maurer); b. 16 Jan 1892, Cass Co., IL; d. 7 Nov 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Walnut Ridge Cem., Virginia, IL; resident of Virginia; M. David Kruse (date & place not given), he died in 1962; Fa.: Frederick Maurer; Mo.: Margaret Deterding; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Dorothy Miller of Virginia; six grand and four great-grandchildren.

KRUSSELL, Helen (Eaton); b. 6 Jul 1895, Milwaukee, WI; d. 23 Jul 1981, San Francisco, CA; Bu.: Greenwood Cem., Petoskey, MI; recent resident of Knoxville, IL; M. Rev. Arlie H. Krussell in 1932, he preceded her in death: Fa.: Rev. E. L. Eaton; Mo.: (not given); Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. James L. (Josephine) Bennington of San Francisco and Mrs. E. C. (Louise) Bone of Jacksonville. There are four grandchildren; A twin brother, Howard O. Eaton and one sister, Mrs. A. B. Arnold of Racine, WI, also survive.

KRUSIE, Mardelle (Eckhoff); b. 2 Feb 1931, Chapin, IL; d. 19 Apr 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., near Beardstown, IL; resident of Springfield; M. Garold Krusie on 18 Dec 1955 in Beardstown, IL; Fa.: C. Fred Eckhoff; Mo.: Ethel Holtman; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Linda May Krusie of Springfield; two brothers: Dale Eckhoff of Chatham and Donald Eckhoff of Springfield; Preceded by her parents.

KRUTHAUPT, Dorothy Dean (Basso); b. 25 Sep 1924, Athens, IL; d. 25 Jul 1993, Canton, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Canton; formerly of Chandlerville; M. Raymond R. Kruthaupt on 30 May 1946 in Springfield, IL, he died 9 Jan 1990; Fa.: Mike Basso; Mo.: Isabell Mitchelson; Survived by a son: Mike Kruthaupt of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Warren (Linda) Howe of Knoxville; and three grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: Albert Basso.

KRUTHAUPT, Raymond R.; b. 27 Oct 1918, Pawnee, IL; d. 9 Jan 1990, Havana, IL; Bu.: Camp Butler National cem., near Springfield, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Chandlerville; M. Dorothy Dean Basso on 30 May 1946 in Springfield, IL; Fa.: Benjamin Howard Kruthaupt; Mo.: Ida Belle Osborne; Survived by his wife; a son: Mike of Jacksonville; a daughter: Mrs. Warren (Linda) Howe of Knoxville; five grandchildren; and two sisters: Goldie Horn of Joliet and Jean Masland, of Needham, MA; Preceded by four brothers and one sister.

KRUZAN, Norval E.; b. 3 Jun 1925, Jacksonville, IL; d. 28 Oct 1994, Torrance, CA; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Los Angeles; formerly of Jacksonville; Fa.: Ralph L. Kruzan; Mo.: Lorene Tigner; Survived by two brothers: Ralph and David Kruzan, both of Jacksonville; and one nephew.

KUEHL, Gladys M. (Blaney); b. 9 Sep 1915, Hettick, IL; d. 5 Jul 1991, Carlinville, IL; resident of Palmyra, IL; Bu.: Oak Hill Cem., Palmyra, IL; M. Edward J. Kuehl on 19 Jul 1933, he died 29 May 1970; Fa.: Arthur Blaney; Mo.: Agnes Batty; Survived by one son: Bill Kuehl of Craig, CO; two daughters; Donna Waters of Palmyra and Janet Wempem of Morrisonville; nine grand and six great-grandchildren; Preceded by one son: Donald Kuehl; one grandson; Joshua Piercy; one brother; and four sisters.

KUESTER, Susanna N. (Hummerding); b. 21 Jan 1906, Germany; d. 18 Jul 1989, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Michael Hummerding; Mo.: Anna Frisch; Survived by a son: Paul of Hannibal, MO; a daughter: Mrs. Charles (Rosemary) Shipley of Ft. Myers, FL; seven grand and ten great-grandchildren.

KUGLER, Reba (Long); b. 5 Apr 1905, Versailles, IL; d. 27 Jul 1995, Grapevine, TX; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Jacksonville; M. Rex C. Kugler on 25 Nov 1944, he died 26 Oct 1976; Fa.: Jed Long; Mo.: Jane (maiden not given); Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Jess (Esta Lee) Cadell of Edinburg, TX; two grand and four great-grandchildren; Preceded by several brothers and sisters.

KUGLER, Rex C.; b. 27 Sep 1903, Macomb, IL; d. 26 Oct 1976, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; resident of Murrayville; M. Reba Mitchell on 25 Nov 1944; Fa.: Clarence Kugler; Mo.: Goldie Hutchins; Survived by his wife; following children: William, Mrs. Ross (Betty) Dowell and Vergene Kugler, all of Milan; a step-daughter: Mrs. John (Esta Lee) Beadles of Jacksonville; nine grand and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers: Floyd of Macomb and Burl of Hamilton; and three sisters: Irene Markley of Bushnell, Gerry Pontifax of Galesburg and Zelma Kelso of Macomb.

KUHLMAN, Dorothy (Biddlecome); b. (not given); d. 18 Feb 1984, Kansas City, MO; Bur.: (not given); M. Vilas Kuhlman (date & place not given), he died in 1983; a former Virginia resident; Fa.: Horace Biddlecome; Mo.: Laura Davis; Survived by a son: David Gridley of Kansas City; and a daughter: Emily Ann Gridley Campbell of Rhinelander, WI; and a sister: Mrs. Harry (Marguerite) Todd of Imperial Beach, CA; Preceded in death by two sisters: Mrs. George (Bertha) Widmayer and Mrs. Lorin (Helen) Coleman.

KUHLMAN, Emily (Burbridge); b. 31 Oct 1900, Pittsfield, IL; d. 26 Jul 1982, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: Pittsfield West Cem.; M. Fay F. Kuhlman in 1919 at Hull, IL, he died in Dec. 1963; Fa.: Bert Burbridge; Mo.: Emily Carey; Survived by a sister: Mrs. Russell (Margaret) Storey of Pittsfield; and a nephew: Robert Storey of Salt Lake City, UT.

KUHLMAN, Mary Ann (Pherigo); b. 25 Jun 1919, Oakford, IL; d. 16 Dec 1986, rural Havana, IL; Bu.: Bethel Cem., Mason Co., IL; resident of Havana; M. Paul C. Kuhlman on 2 Apr 1936, he died 22 Jul 1986; Fa.: James Pherigo; Mo.: Rosetta Pedigo; Survived by one son: David Paul Kuhlman of Havana; three daughters: Mrs. Shirley Ann Gilpin of Cuba, Mary Joyce Ford of Smithland, KY and Connie Christine Shaw of Havana; 21 grandchildren, one of whom is Penny Ann Lynch of Havana, who was raised in the home; 16 great-grandchildren; four sisters: Iona Garner of Chandlerville, Myrtis Nall of Pekin, Maudina Atterberry of Pekin and Kate Johnson of Beardstown; two brothers: Gene Pherigo of Chandlerville and Ernie Pherigo of CA; Preceded by one son: James C. Kuhlman; five brothers and three sisters.

KUHLMAN, Paul C. "Dynamite"; b. 22 Aug 1913, KY; d. 22 Jul 1986, Havana, IL; Bu.: Bethel Cem., Mason Co., IL; resident of Chandlerville; M. Mary Ann Pherigo on 2 Apr 1936 in Chandlerville, IL; Fa.: Chris Kuhlman; Mo.: Olga Schotz; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Shirley Ann Gilpin of Cuba, Mary Joyce Ford of Glassford and Connie Christine Shaw and Penny Ann Lynch, both of Havana; and a son: David Paul Kuhlman of Havana; 20 grand and 14 great-grandchildren; two stepsisters: Christine Roberts of Beardstown and Barbara Meridith of Illiopolis.

KUHLMANN, Beatrice (Ehlert); b. 9 Mar 1898, Jacksonville, IL; d. 13 May 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. J. henry Kuhlmann on 29 Jan 1920 in Jacksonville, IL; Fa.: John M. Ehlert; M. (not given); Survived by her husband; two daughters: Mrs. Karl (Carolyn) Schmidt of Schaumburg and Mrs. Willis (Norma) Haare of Chillicothe; and one son: Harold G. Kuhlmann of Beardstown; 15 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; one brother: Carl Ehlert of Jacksonville; and three sisters: Mrs. Pat (Eleanor) Mahoney of Jacksonville, Mrs. Helen Ryon of Lynchburg, VA and Mrs. George (Esther) Lilja of Rockford; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by one sister and two brothers.

KUHLMANN, Frieda (Yagow); b. 30 Sep 1900, Beardstown, IL; d. 10 Jan 1992, Rushville, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., near Beardstown, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. Albert Kuhlmann on 21 Dec 1920 at Beardstown, IL, he died in Feb. 1970; Fa.: William Yagow; Mo.: Lydia Looman; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Bill (Judy) Moore of rural Beardstown; six grandchildren; one brother: Edwin Yagow of Dallas, TX; and one sister: Dorothy Sites of Phoenix, AZ; Preceded by one daughter: Kathryn Lowe; two sisters: Mildred Wagonseller and Olga Kuhlmann; and one brother: Herbert Yagow.

KUHLMANN, J. Henry; b. 25 Sep 1893, Cass Co., IL; d. 31 May 1981, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. Beatrice Ehlert on 29 Jan 1920 in Jacksonville, IL, she died on 13 May 1981; Fa.: George H. Kuhlmann; Mo.: Catherine Hemminghaus; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Karl (Carolyn) Schmidt of Schaumburg, Mrs. Willis (Norma) Haare of Chillicothe; one son: Harold G. Kuhlmann of Beardstown; 15 grand and 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by three brothers and four sisters.

KUHLMANN, Olga (Yagow) Krohe; b. 15 Sep 1895, Beardstown, IL; d. 16 Aug 1982, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: St. John's Lutheran Church Cem., Beardstown, IL; M. (1)Edward Krohe, Jr in 1917, he died 10 Jan 1918; (2) Chris H. Kuhlmann on 15 Dec 1921, he died 12 Apr 1947; Fa.: William Yagow; Mo.: Lydia Looman; Surviving are two daughters: Barbara Meredith of Illiopolis and Christine Roberts of Beardstown; a stepson: Paul Kuhlmann of Chandlerville; nine grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a brother: Edwin Yagow of Dallas, TX; two sisters: Freida Kuhlmann of Beardstown; and Dorothy Sites of Phoenix, AZ; numerous nieces and nephews.

KUHN, Alice C. (Hinderer); b. 30 Nov 1894, Frederick, IL; d. 8 Feb 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Rushville City Cemetery, Rushville, IL; resident of Beardstown; M. William H. Kuhn on 25 Jan 1917 in Virginia, IL, he died 21 Sep 1969; Fa.: Will Hinderer; Mo.: Etta Brown; Survived by a son: Lyle Kuhn of Beardstown; a daughter: Mrs. Edward F. (Lois) Kloker of Beardstown; two granddaughters: Cherylene Kuhn of Portland, OR and Mrs. Nancy Sorensen of Franklin, WI; two grandsons: Jeffrey Kuhn of El Paso, TX and Robert Kloker of Arenzville; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; Preceded by a grandson: David Kuhn on 19 May 1973; a sister; and a brother.

KUHN, William Lyle; b. 29 Oct 1917, Frederick, IL; d. 20 Jan 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Beardstown; M. Katherine Kruse on 22 May 1945 near Arenzville, IL; Fa.: William Henry Kuhn; Mo.: Alice Hinderer; Survived by his wife; one son: Jeffrey Kuhn of Richardson, TX; one daughter: Cherylene Kuhn of Portland, OR; one sister: Mrs. Edward (Lois) Kloker of Beardstown; and one granddaughter; Preceded by one son: David.

KUHNLINE, Andrew Stephen Sr.; b. 19 Jun 1925, Carrollton, IL; d. 18 Mar 1996, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: St. John's cem., Carrollton, IL; WWII Army Veteran; M. Eileen Delores Huyear on 17 Jan 1953 in Carrollton, IL, she died 14 Nov 1994; Fa.: Frank George Kuhnline; Mo.: Thecla E. Grummel; Survived by one son: Andrew Stephen Kuhnline Jr of Carrollton; one daughter: Marjorie Ann Mueller of Florissant, MO; two grandchildren; two brothers: Francis L. Kuhnline of Shelton, WA and Joseph H. Kuhnline of Alton; and two sisters: Sister Mary Thecla of Springfield and Barbara Rawe of Greenfield; Preceded by a daughter: Diane K. Kuhnline; and two sisters: Elizabeth Kuhnline and Sister Mary Josita.

KUHNLINE, Eileen D. (Huyear); b. 23 May 1929, Carlinville, IL; d. 14 Nov 1994, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. John's Catholic Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton; M. Andrew Kuhnline Sr. on 17 Jan 1953 in Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Edward Huyear; Mo.: Mary Ann Ostermann; Survived by her husband; one daughter: Marjorie Mueller of Florissant, MO; one son: Andrew Kuhnline, Jr of Carrollton; two grandchildren and one sister: Mary Lou Darr of Albuquerque, NM; Preceded by her parents.

KUHNLINE, Emily M. (Daum); b. 9 Jun 1922, Carrollton, IL; d. 13 Apr 1991, Greenfield, IL; Bu.: Oak Wood Cem., Greenfield, IL; M. Francis L. Kuhnline on 22 Apr 1946 at Carrollton, IL; Fa.: Christian Daum; Mo.: Eva Giller; Survived by her husband; three sons: Edward F. Kuhnline, Donald J. Kuhnline and William E. Kuhnline, all of Greenfield; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one sister: Mrs. George (Helen) Parks of Greenfield; Preceded by one son: James; and two brothers: Charles and Paul Daum.

KUHNLINE, Frank G.; b. 17 Aug 1891, White Hall, IL; d. 31 Aug 1977, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; resident of Carrollton; M. Theckla "Tillie" Grummel on 27 Nov 1917 in Greenfield, IL; Fa.: George Kuhnline; Mo.: Barbara Portzell; Survived by his wife; the following children: Mrs. Fred (Barbara) Rawe of Carrollton, Sister Mary Josita, O.P. of Springfield (Margaret), Sister Mary Thekla, O.P. of Crystal Lake, IL (Mary Catherine), Francis of Greenfield, Andrew of Carrollton and Joseph of Alton; 21 grand and ten great-grandchildren; a sister: Mrs. Alice Rudolph of Berwyn; Preceded by a daughter; four brothers; and four sisters.

KUHNLINE, Margaret (Sister M. Josita); b. (not given), he was 71 years of age at time of death; d. 20 Apr 1992, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Calvary Cem., Springfield, IL; resident of Springfield; Fa.: Frank Kuhnline; Mo.: Thecla Grummel; Survived by three brothers: Francis of Shelton, WA; Andrew of Carrollton and Joseph of Alton; two sisters: Barbara Rawe of Carrollton and Sister Mary Thecla of Sacred Heart Convent; 13 nieces; and eight nephews.

KUHNLINE, Ralph; b. 28 May 1918, Carrollton, IL; d. 22 Sep 1978, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Murrayville City Cem.; WWII Veteran; resident of Roodhouse; M. Abbie Ticknor in 1954 at Jacksonville, IL; Parents (not given); Survived by his wife.

KUHNLINE, Roy; b. 16 Nov 1920, Carrollton, IL; d. 25 May 1984, Springfield, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; resident of Carrollton, IL; M. Airita Beck on 23 May 1960 at St. Louis, MO; Fa.: George Kuhnline; Mo.: Eula Mae Bradley; Survived by his wife: a daughter: Mrs. Randy (Connie) Williamson, Jacksonville; five step-daughters: Nancy Braden, Elgin, Nellie Coleman, Roodhouse, Carroll Gettings, jerseyville, Sarah Lamber, Palmyra and Pat Cottrell, Jacksonville; one step-son: George Ross, Elgin; one grandchild; two sisters: Enola Robinson, Carrollton, Julia Kidd, Springfield; and one brother: Charles Kuhnline, Springfield.

KUHNLINE, Thecla E. "Tillie" (Grummel); b. 8 Jul 1895, Greene Co., IL; d. 27 Dec 1985, Springfield, IL; Bu.: St. John's Cem., Carrollton, IL; M. Frank Kuhnline on 27 Nov 1917 in Greenfield, IL, he died 31 Aug 1977; resident of Carrollton; Fa.: Herman Grummel; Mo.: Elizabeth Schulte; Survived by three daughters: Mrs. Fred (Barbara) Rabe of Carrollton, Sister Mary josita of Springfield and Sister Mary Thecla of Hillsboro; three sons: Francis Kuhnline of Greenfield, Andy Kuhnline of Carrollton and Joe Kuhnline of Puerto Rico; 21 grand and 24 great-grandchildren; and a brother: Steven J. Grummel Sr. of Greenfield.

KUHNLINE, Wilma M. (Peters); b. 5 Jan 1894, Berdan, IL; d. 13 May 1984, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: White Hall Cem.; M. Lester Kuhnline on 17 Aug 1938 in Bowling Green, MO, he died 16 Feb 1962; Fa.: Charles Peters; Mo.: Jettie Garrelds; Survived by a sister: Dora Clothier of Greenfield; and several nieces and nephews.

KUHNS, Ida E. (Habel); b. 23 Nov 1890, Hampton, IL; d. 8 Jun 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: H. John Habel; Mo.: Phillipina (maiden not given); Survived by two grandchildren: Mrs. Jerry (Dolores) Higgins of Lyndon and David Lovins of FL; and six great-grandchildren; Preceded in death by three sons; three brothers and two sisters.

KUHNS, Nora E. (Thompson) Cope; b. 10 May 1905, Adair Co., MO; d. 1 Feb 1988, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. (1) Elbert W. Cope on 2 May 1923 in Des Moines, IA, he preceded her in death; (2) Ray Kuhns on 28 Aug 1947, he died 6 Sep 1978; Fa.: W. E. Thompson; Mo.: Della May Shaw; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Richard (Betty) Gilmore of Miami, FL; four grandchildren: Robert Gilmore of Louisville, KY, and Jennifer, Ronald and Randy Cope, all of Jacksonville; and a great-grandchild; Preceded by a son: Donald Cope; a grandson: Donnie Cope; a brother: Harry; and a sister: Clara Belle.

KUHNS, Ray; b. 12 May 1909, Effingham Co., IL; d. 6 Sep 1978, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Memorial Lawn Cem.; M. Mrs. Nora E. Cope on 28 Aug 1947; Fa.: Harry Kuhns; Mo.: Lillie Wright; Survived by his wife; and two children: Betty Bilmore of Hialeah, FL and Rodney Cope of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren; these brothers and sister: Clarence of Charleston, Kenneth of Decatur and Ruby Watkins of Allenville.

KUMLE, Bess E. (Coe); b. 19 Nov 1910, Morgan Co., IL; d. 26 Jan 1982, Alexander, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Wilbur Kumle in 1933; Fa.: E. B. Coe; Mo.: Clara Kinnett; Surviving are her husband: six nieces and nephews: Alfred Coe of Houston, TX, Jackie Langdon of Myrtle Beach, SC, Patricia Langdon and Lynn Langdon, both of Chicago and Betty Jo Allan and Clara Recknagel, both of Alton; 11 great-nieces and great-nephews; Preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

KUMLE, John Henry "Harry"; b. 11 Mar 1902, Sangamon Co., IL; d. 12 Sep 1979, Springfield, IL; Bu.: (not given); resident of New Berlin; M. Ruth Black on 23 Feb 1925 in New Berlin, IL, she died 5 Nov 1973; Fa.: August Kumle; Mo.: Mary Frances Keller; Survived by a sister: Mrs. H. A. (Anna) Ryan of Franklin; several cousins, nieces and nephews; Preceded by a son: Richard, 18 Dec 1949.

KUMLE, Mabel L. (Bourn); b. 1 Aug 1891, Morgan Co., IL; d. 17 Apr 1983, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Diamond Grove Cem., Jacksonville, IL; M. Sebastian B. Kumle (date & place not given), he died 8 Aug 1963; Fa.: Joseph Bourn; Mo.: Halie Nickoletta Eiler; Survivors include two daughters: Mrs. J. (Ivan) Lucille Crawford of Jacksonville and Mrs. Reece (June) Kern of New Berlin, and one son, S. Beaumont Kumke, Jr of Franklin, NC; 14 grand and eight great-grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Howard (Joy) Reynolds of Sun City, AZ; She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, one sister and three brothers.

KUNKEL, Alice (Gibson); b. 22 Apr 1921, Brown Co., IL; d. 25 May 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. George Cletus Kunkel on 14 Sep 1940 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Edwin Gibson; Mo.: Lola Brown; Survived by her husband; a son: Maurice Kunkel of North Pekin and a daughter: Mrs. Gerald (Janet) Goudschaal of Clayton; a sister: Mrs. Leonard (Marjorie) Rols of Mt. Sterling; and five grandchildren; Preceded by a brother and four half-brothers.

KUNKEL, C. David; b. 8 Nov 1952, Quincy, IL; d. 9 Jun 1983, near Ankeny, IA; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Ankeny, IA; formerly of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Edward L. Kunkel; Mo.: Clara B. Mitchell; Survived by his parents of Mt. Sterling; four brothers: William E. of Riverside, CA, Robert M., Richard E., and Donald E., all of Mt. Sterling; two sisters; Mrs. Daniel (Cynthia) Bryant of Lake Stevens, WA and Deborah L. Howard of Mt. Sterling; two grandmothers: Mrs. Marguerite Kunkel and Mrs. hazel Mitchell, both of Mt. Sterling; and three nieces and four nephews.

KUNKEL, Cleta M.; b. 2 Dec 1916, Brown Co., IL; d. 16 Oct 1991, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic cem., Mt. Sterling, IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Simpson Reathaford in 1938, he died in 1984; Fa.: George Kunkel; Mo.: Rebecca Long; Survived by two sons: John E. of Granite City and Tony L. of Carlinville; three brothers: twin Cletus of Mt. Sterling, Paul of Palmer, Alaska and Leon of Mt. Sterling; 13 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; Preceded by four brothers and four sisters.

KUNKEL, Donald E.; b. 2 Aug 1964, Rushville, IL; d. 12 Apr 1987, Florence, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; Fa.: Edward L. Kunkel; Mo.: Clara B. Mitchell; Survived by his parents of Mt. Sterling; his fiancee: Susan Jennings and her daughter, Brook of Mt. Sterling; three brothers: Bill and Robert of Mt. Sterling and Richard E. of Galesburg; two sisters: Mrs. Daniel (Cindy) Bryant of Everett, WA and Deborah L. Howard of Mt. Sterling; maternal grandmother: Hazel Mitchell of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by one brother: Charles David; his paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather.

KUNKEL, Geneva (Roberts); b. 19 Oct 1902, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 30 May 1988, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem., near Mt. Sterling, IL; M. Lawrence Joseph Kunkel on 14 Nov 1920 at Mt. Sterling, IL, he died on 1 Mar 1986; Fa.: Emery Roberts; Mo.: Gertrude Myrtle Hetrick; Survived by a son: L. J. Kunkel of Bluffs; three brothers: Leslie and Paul, both of Mt. Sterling, and Jr. of Versailles; two grandchildren: Ross Kunkel of Bluffs and Lasondra Bracket of Winchester; and two great-grandchildren: Ryan and Lindsay Kunkel of Bluffs; Preceded by two brothers: Henry and Ralph.

KUNKEL, Harold A.; b. 24 Aug 1926, Brown Co., IL; d. 11 Feb 1989, Rushville, IL; Bu.: Ripley Cem., Ripley, IL; WWII Veteran; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Maxine McDowell on 18 Nov 1948 in Brown Co., IL; Fa.: George H. Kunkel; Mo.: Rebecca Long; Survived by his wife; two daughters; Mrs. David (Sharon) Miller of Arenzville and Mrs. Robert (Karen) Laning of Mt. Sterling; two sons: Jon Kunkel of Mt. Sterling and Jim Kunkel of Versailles; four grandchildren: Eric and Richard Laning of Mt. Sterling, Cheryl Miller of Arenzville and Abigail Kunkel of Versailles; three brothers: Cletus of Mt. Sterling, Paul of Palmer, Alaska and Henry L. Kunkel of Shemyia, Alaska; one sister: Cleta Kunkel of Mt. Sterling; and several nieces and nephews; Preceded by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.

KUNKEL, James Anthony; b. 26 May 1938, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 6 May 1995, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Maple Cem., Kirkland, IL; Air Force Veteran; M. Judith Ann Merriman on 30 Dec 1961 in Genoa, IL; Fa.: Tony Kunkel; Mo.; Chere Evans; resident of DeKalb; Survived by his wife; three sons: John of Kirkland, Chris of Kirland and James F. of DeKalb; two daughters: Mrs. James (Katie) Kennedy of DeKalb and Nancy Kunkel of DeKalb; three grandchildren; and several cousins; Preceded by his parents.

KUNKEL, Lavern J.; b. 13 Jul 1914, Mt. Sterling, IL; d. 13 Apr 1990, Quincy, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic Cem.; WWII Veteran; former resident of Mt. Sterling; M. (not stated); Fa.: Frank Kunkel; Mo.: Margaret Comerford; Survived by a son: Jack L. Kunkel of Atlanta, GA; and a sister: Geneva Seckman of Mt. Sterling; Preceded by a brother: Lozell; and two sisters: Moneta Shank and Mary Decker.

KUNKEL, Lawrence Joseph; b. 19 Mar 1894, Brown Co., IL; d. 1 Mar 1986, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Hersman Cem.; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Geneva Roberts on 14 Nov 1920 in Mt. Sterling, IL; Fa.: Michael Kunkel; Mo.: Anna Hammer; Survived by his wife; one son: L. J. of Bluffs; two grandchildren: Ross Kunkel of Bluffs and LaSandra Brackett of Winchester; and two great-grandchildren: Ryan and Lindsay Kunkel of Bluffs; Preceded by his parents, three sisters and two brothers.

KUNKEL, Marguerite I. (Collis); b. 15 Aug 1904, Brown Co., IL; d. 12 Dec 1983, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling City Cem.; M. Charles E. Kunkel on 31 Mar 1923 in Brown Co., IL, he died 15 Mar 1974; Fa.: George Collis; Mo.: Emma Belle Knight; Survivors include one son: Edward Kunkel of Mt. Sterling; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; one brother: Claude Collis of Kewanee; and two sisters: Mildred Fey and Mrs. Dorothy Snyder, both of Mt. Sterling; Preceded in death by one sister and one grandson.

KUNKEL, Raymond A.; b. 13 May 1905, Brown Co., IL; d. 10 Dec 1983, Mt. Sterling, IL; Bu.: Mt. Sterling Catholic cem.; Fa.: Frank F. Kunkel; Mo.: Minnie Slack; Surviving are a sister: Mrs. Mary Baumann of Jacksonville; a niece: Mrs. Brian (Carolyn) Glascock of Jacksonville; and two great-nieces.

KUNKLE, Irma Ruth (Lakin); b. (not given); d. 13 Mar 1981, Montgomery, IL; Bu.: Montgomery, IL; M. Gene Kunkle (date & place not given); Fa.: Frank Lavin; Mo.: Luvena Tribble; Survived by her husband; her mother: Mrs. Luvena Tribble Lakin, formerly of the Franklin community and now living in Auburn; two sons: David and Marty; and a daughter: Paula, all of Montgomery; aunts and uncles: Mrs. Milton Calhoon and Mrs. John Henderson, both of Franklin, Ward Tribble of Waverly, Mrs. Lucille Coleman of Jacksonville, Mrs. Irma Harp of Roodhouse, and Jim Lakin of FL; Preceded by her father and a sister: Margaret Strode.

KUNTZ, John; b. 7 Aug 1935, Barry, IL; d. 1 Mar 1988, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Parklawn Cem., Barry, IL; resident of Springfield; formerly of Barry; Fa.: John Kuntz; Mo.: Beatrice Borrowman; Survived by his mother of Quincy; and one brother: Robert of Columbia, MO;

KUNZ, John Floyd "Jack"; b. 25 Jan 1931, Springfield, IL; d. 17 Apr 1996, St. Louis, MO; Bu.: Bost Hill, Fillmore, IL; resident of Hillsboro; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Carolyn Delahunt on 25 Nov 1978; Fa.: James E. Kunz Sr.; Mo.: Alice L. Noble; Survived by his wife; four children: Terry McKinnon Fuller of Jacksonville, Steven E. Kunz of Jacksonville, Randy C. Kunz of Litchfield and Mary Jay Carter of Harvel; one brother: James E. Kunz Jr. and one sister: Alice L. Fath of Hillsboro; Preceded by his parents.

KUNZ, Myrtle June (Price); b. 18 Jan 1931, Royalton, IL; d. 14 Sep 1986, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Murrayville City Cem.; resident of Murrayville; M. (not stated); Fa.: Everett Price; Mo.: Elizabeth Adkins; Survived by one daughter: Mrs. Edward (Terry) McKinnon of Murrayville; two sons: Steve and Randy Kunz of Murrayville; six grandchildren; two brothers; Frank Price of Memphis, TN and Steve Price of Chesterfield, MO; three sisters: Willie Painter of Alton, Lois Presley of Royalton and Ruby Bartlow of Yates City.

KUNZEMAN, Dale M.; b. 22 Jan 1932; d. 31 Jan 1994, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Memorial Gardens, Eldred, IL; Korean War Marine Veteran; M. Nellie Shafer on 1 Aug 1954 at Glasgow, IL; Fa.: Louis Kunzeman; Mo.: Anna Eilers; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Barbara Nicholson of Jacksonville, Bonna Kunzeman of Winter Springs, FL, Annette Cowick of Mt. Sterling and Jeanette Grissom of Greenfield; three sons: Bryon of Carrollton, Ardell of Orlando, FL and Weldon Kunzeman of Hillsboro; 11 grandchildren; four sisters: Martha Pence of Woodson, Doris Taylor of Winchester, Dorothy Houck of Carrollton and Mary Wease; and two brothers: Earnest "Bud" of Winchester and Roy Kunzeman of Jacksonville; Preceded by his parents and one sister: Helen Russwinkel.

KUNZEMAN, Ernest L. "Bud"; b. 18 Apr 1922, Morgan Co., IL; d. 6 Sep 1995, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Winchester City Cem.; resident of Winchester; WWII Army Veteran; M. Lucille Pence on 17 Mar 1942 in Palmyra, MO; Fa.: Louis Jackson Kunzeman; Mo.: Anna Margaret Eilers; Survived by his wife; two daughters: Mrs. Darrell (Sandra) Day of Winchester and Mrs. Don (Judy) Mugrage of Ipava; two granddaughters; four grandsons; four sisters: Mrs. Wilbur (Martha) Pence of Woodson, Mrs. Al (Dorothy) Houck of Carrollton, Mrs. Murrell (Doris) Taylor of Winchester and Mary McGuire Wease of Florence and a brother: Roy Kunzeman of Jacksonville; Preceded by a brother: Dale Kunzeman; and a sister: Mrs. Virgil (Helen) Russwinkel.

KUNZEMAN, Marian A. (Evans); b. 26 May 1928, Quincy, IL; d. 3 Oct 1976, Springfield, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; resident of Meredosia; M. Maurice Kunzeman on 2 Jun 1956 at Camp Point, IL; Fa.: Henry Evans; Mo.: Edith Henning; Survived by her husband; following children: Joseph, a student at the U. of I. in Champaign-Urbana, Nancy and Sarah, both at home; a sister: Mrs. Willis (Myra) Johnson of Camp Point; and two brothers: Frank Evans of Camp Point and James "Chet" Evans of Virginia Beach, VA; Preceded by one brother and two sisters.

KUNZEMAN, Mary Etta (Davidson); b. 26 Sep 1895, Lake Charles, LA; d. 7 Jan 1985, Jacksonville, IL; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; M. Russell M. Kunzeman on 12 Sep 1923 in Hull, IL, he died in 1967; Fa.: Joseph Miller Davidson; Mo.: Mary Spencer; Survived by two sons: Dallas of Decatur and Maurice of Chapin, IL; 11 grand and 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister: Myrtle Hall of Orange Beach, FL; preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

KUNZEMAN, Ricketcha J. (Rolfs) Franklin; b. 29 Sep 1912, near Meredosia, IL; d. 31 Mar 1990, Jacksonville, IL; bu.: Tholen Cem., east of Meredosia, IL; M. 91) Meryl Ranklin on 1 May 1934 in Pittsfield, I, he died in 1960; (2) Marvin Kunzeman on 2 Nov 1961 in Chapin, IL, he died in 1965; Survived by four daughters; Mrs. Jack (Lela Mae) Brown of rural Meredosia, pearl Baker, Opal Robacker and Mrs. Theodore (Marlene) Crocker, all of Victorville, CA; 18 grand and 25 great-grandchildren.

KUNZEMAN, Tom; b. 25 Aug 1960, Beardstown, Il; d. 19 Jul 1992, Augusta, GA; Bu.: Oakland Cem., Meredosia, IL; M. Lori Fanshier on 26 Jul 1980 in Versailles, IL; Fa.: Glen Kunzeman; Mo.: Aleta Joy Schnitaker; Survived by his wife; his father and stepmother, Nancy of Astoria; one son: Kristofer Glen, 10 years old, at home; two sisters: Cheryl Kunzeman of Meredosia and Mrs. Verne (Cathy) Bader of Meredosia; one step-sister: Mrs. Kent (Teri) Blaum of DeKalb; and one maternal grandmother: Grace Schnitker; Preceded by his mother.

KUPFER, Zelma M. (Rexroat); b. 8 Jan 1903, Jalapa, IL; d. 14 Jun 1984, Beardstown, IL; Bu.: Beardstown City Cem.; resident of Chandlerville; M. Fred Kupfer (date & place not given), he died in 1950; Fa.: Charles Rexroat; Mo.: Mary Patterson; Survived by a son: Fred Jr. of Washington, IL; two daughters: Mrs. Clifford (Mary) Vette of Chandlerville and Mrs. Stanley (Darlene) Strong of Salem, IN; a brother: Dale Rexroat of Glendale, AZ; a sister: Mrs. Charles (Erma) Kennedy of San Juan Capistrano, CA; seven grand and 10 great-grandchildren.

KURFMAN, Elizabeth May (Wing); b. 6 Apr 1888, Adams Co., IL; d. 16 Aug 1976, Camp Point, IL; Bu.: Kurfman Family Cem., Pike Co., IL; resident of Mt. Sterling; M. Ross Kurfman on 25 Feb 1906 at Quincy, IL, he died 9 Dec 1964; Fa.: Truman Wing; Mo.: Jane Gallaher; Survived by two sons; W. C. Kurfman of Mt. Sterling and Alvin Kurfman of Quincy, IL; 11 daughters: Mrs. Ruth Butler of Quincy, Miss Lurence Kurfman of Camp Point, Mrs. Esther Bennett of Golden, Mrs. Bertha McPhail of Quincy, Mrs. Pearl Baxa of Quincy, Mrs. Margaret Davis of Camp Point, Mrs. Marion Mayfield of Plainville, Mrs. Vivian Smith of Quincy, Mrs. Evangeline Daugherty of Quincy, Mrs. Jean Hammon of Quincy and Mrs. Lois Jones of Maywood, MO; 47 grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren; Preceded by a daughter: four brothers; and five sisters.

KURFMAN, Emery D.; b. 23 Sep 1889, Brown Co., IL; d. 11 Mar 1977, Quincy, IL; Bu.: McCord Cem., Perry, IL; resident of Baylis; M. Kathryn Bradbury on 12 Mar 1913, in Quincy, IL, she died 13 May 1947; Fa.: Thomas Kurfman; Mo.: Elvina Brown; Survived by a daughter: Mrs. Lozelle (leta) Henthorn of Baylis; four sons: Willard E. Kurfman of Perry, Gerald, Neal and Gordon Kurfman, all of Baylis; and five grandchildren.

KURFMAN, Willard Emery; b. 13 May 1914, Fishhook, IL; d. 19 Feb 1992, Pittsfield, IL; Bu.: McCord-Wilson Cem., Perry, IL; WWII Navy Veteran; resident of Perry; M. Edna Turner on 17 Aug 1936 in Peoria, IL; Fa.: Emery Kurfman; Mo.: Kathryn Bradbury; Survived by his wife; one son: Norman L. Kurfman of the Naval Air Station at Whidbey Island, WA; two step grandchildren; one sister: Mrs. Lozell (Leta) Henthorn of Fishhook; three brothers: Gerald and Gordon Kurfman of Fishhook and Neal Kurfman of Perry; and several nieces and nephews.

KURNUTT, Jessie (Achenbach); b. 25 Dec 1882, Rockbridge, IL; d. 24 Sep 1979, Carrollton, IL; Bu.: Carrollton City Cem.; M. E. Zeno Kurnutt in 1903, he died in 1975; Fa.: Frederick Achenbach; Mo.: Katherine (maiden not given); Survived by a sister-in-law: Mrs. Peter J. Achenbach of Carrollton; one niece; and a grand-niece; a grand-nephew; and two great-grand-nieces.

KURTZ, Delbert L. Sr.; b. 11 May 1932, New Canton, IL; d. 12 Apr 1991, New Canton, IL; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; Korean War Navy Veteran; M. Opal Ancell on 1 Dec 1951 in Quincy, IL; Fa.: (not stated); Mo.: Eva Kurtz; Survived by his wife; one son: Delbert Kurtz Jr. of New Canton; three daughters: Brenda Tunget of Pittsfield, Donna Sapp of Pueblo, CO and Leanna Charlton of New Canton; and eight grandchildren.

KURTZ, Doris E. (Wiltse); b. Saginaw, MI; d. 7 Dec 1989, West Palm Beach, FL; Bu.: (cremated) Saginaw, MI; M. W. H. "Bill" Kurtz (date & place not given), he died in 1985; parents: (not given); resident of Jacksonville for over 20 years; Survived by her son: John W. Kurtz of North Palm Beach; a daughter: Judy Kurtz, also of West Palm Beach; three grandchildren; two sisters: Charlotte Montgomery of Saginaw, MI and Margaret Greenwald of Rochester, MI; and a brother: Ross Wiltse of Freeland, MI.

KURTZ, Francis S.; b. 18 Oct 1908, Tremont, IL; d. 17 Jul 1996, Hull, IL; Bu.: New Cem., Payson, IL; resident of Hull; M. Anna Mae Cooper on 20 May 1929 in Payson, IL; Fa.: Charles Samuel Kurtz; Mo.: Emma Amelia Singley; Survived by his wife; four daughters: Phyllis Ann Kurtz of Hull, Helen Jean Bruenger of Quincy, Carolyn Frances Bray and Doris Irene Brissey, both of Burlington, IA; five grand and four great-grandchildren; three nephews; two nieces; and two great-nieces; Preceded by one daughter: Mary Louise Scott; two sisters: Viola Karsten and Fern McCaffrey; and a brother: Joe Kurtz.

KURTZ, Martin Ralph Jr.; b. 25 Jul 1944, New Canton, IL; d. 2 Oct 1992, Columbia, MO; Bu.: Shearer Cem., New Canton, IL; resident of Sheldon; formerly of New Canton; Fa.: Martin Ralph Kurtz Sr.; Mo.: Eliza L. McNary; Survived by his mother; one brother: James Kurtz of Louisiana, MO; two sisters: Jean Goodwin of Coralville, IA and Carolyn Jenkins of Quincy; two aunts; and one uncle.

KURTZ, Nellie (Pegram); b. Carrollton, IL, she was 56 years at death; d. 21 Mar 1981, White Hall, IL; Bu.: Richwoods Cem.; resident of Roodhouse; M. James Kurtz (date & place not given), he died in 1970; Fa.: Clinton Pegram; Mo.: Bessie Bushnell; Survived by two daughters: Mrs. Leonard (Judy) Northcutt of Roodhouse and Mrs. Clifford (Linda) DeWitt of Mt. Sterling; a son: James of New Berlin; five grandchildren; and two brothers: Clinton of Carrollton and Calvin of KS; two brothers preceded in death.

KURTZ, W. H. "Bill"; b. 30 Jun 1906, Saginaw, MI; d. 1 Jan 1985, West Palm Beach, FL; Bu.: (cremated) Saginaw, MI; a former resident of Jacksonville; M. Doris Wiltse (date & place not given); Parents: (not given); Survived by his wife; a son: John T. "Jack"; and a daughter: Judy; and three grandchildren, all of FL.

KUSTER, Gerald A.; b. 25 Sep 1915, Neponset, IL; d. 30 Mar 1993, Ft. Collins, CO; Bu.: Grandview Cem., Ft. Collins, CO; resident of Ft. Collins, CO; formerly of Jacksonville; M. Bertha Taylor on 24 Aug 1939 in Iowa City, IA; Fa.: Arnold Kuster; Mo.: Della Pettit; Survived by his wife; a son: Bruce A. of Highland Ranch, CO; a daughter: Jan Jeffers of Ft. Collins, CO; two brothers: Clarence of Mobile, AL and Max of Shorewood; two sisters: Mildred Golby of Neponset and Laura Scott of Bradford; and four grandchildren; Preceded by a brother: Warren; and a sister: Inez Miles.

KUSZ, Mary Ellen (Trimpe); b. (not given), she was 55 years at the time of death; d. 18 Apr 1976, Peoria, IL; Bu.: Havana Cem.; resident of Peoria, IL; M. (not stated); Fa.: Frank Trimpe; Mo.: Martha Taylor; She was a niece of Bertha Little of Jacksonville and Earl Taylor of Winchester; Numerous cousins in the area also survive.


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