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Andrew Jackson Delp

Andrew Jackson Delp was born in Dec. 1836 in Grayson County, Virginia, and died Feb. 11, 1902 in Jersey County, Illinois. Andrew Jackson Delp married Samantha Jane Goddard on June 07, 1862 in Alexander Mo. He was a civil war soldier, wounded in battles several times. Children of Andrew & Jane (Goddard) Delp were-John William Delp born August 02, 1863, died February 11, 1936, buried Fieldon Cemetery; Edward F. Delp born 12-12-1868; Albert James Delp born 2-24-1874, died April 08, 1936, buried Fieldon Cemetery; and Charles Walter Delp born July 18, 1875, died July 10 1955, buried Fieldon Cemetery.

Andrew Jackson Delp's father was Daniel Delp Jr. born in 1806, and his mother was Phebe Sage born in 1806, both from Grayson, Virginia. Daniel Delp Jr.'s Father was Daniel Delp Sr. born in 1775 in North Carolina. Daniel Sr.'s Father was Peter Delp Sr. Born 1-7-1749, in Bucks County, PA. Andrew Jackson Delp's mother Phebe is thought to have been buried in Hartford Cemetery in an unmarked grave along with him. His wife Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp is buried in Fieldon.

Charles Walter Delp

Charles Walter Delp was a son of the late Andrew Jackson Delp and Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp and was born at Grafton, Jersey County, IL on July 18, 1875. Charles Walter Delp's father Andrew Jackson Delp was born in Dec. 1836 in Grayson County, Virginia, and died Feb. 11, 1902 in Jersey County, Illinois. He married Samantha Jane Frost Goddard in 1862, the daughter of Jared Goddard and Sarah Jane (Frost) Goddard. Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp is buried in Fieldon IL. Samantha was born in 1845, and died Jan, 21st 1938. She was 92 years old. Andrew Jackson Delp was buried in Hartford Cemetery in Grafton, Jersey County, IL. Andrew Jackson Delp and Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp had 4 sons-John Delp born 2 Aug. 1863, died 2-10-1936, buried Fieldon Cemetery; Edward Delp born 12 Dec. 1868; Albert Delp born 24 Feb. 1874, died 4-8-1936, buried Fieldon Cemetery; and Charles Walter Delp born 18 July 1875, died 7-8-1955, buried Fieldon Cemetery, married Birdie May Leggett.

Andrew Jackson Delp's father was Daniel Delp Jr. born 1806 Grayson Va, Married Phebe Clayton born 1806 (she was said to be of Iroquois Indian ancestry). Daniel Delp Jr. and Phebe (Clayton) Delp had these children-Louisa Delp born 1845 in Ind., Sarah J. Delp born 1849 Ind., James H. Delp born 1833, Va., Catherine Delp born 1837, Va., John W. Delp born 1839, Va., Josiah Delp born 1841, Ind., married 21 Apr. 1863 Sarah Ann Newell. He is buried at Hancock Co., IL, Andrew Jackson Delp born Dec. 1836, Va; died 11 Feb 1902, Jersey Co., IL, married Samantha Jane Frost Goddard.

Daniel Delp Jr's father Daniel Delp Sr. was born about 1776 in Meklenburg Co. Va and his mother's name is unknown. Daniel Delp Sr. later married Margaret Couch. Daniel Delp Sr. went from Grayson Va to Jasper Indiana pre 1850,and most likely died in Indiana. Daniel Delp Jr. and his wife and children went on to Hancock county IL, and from there they moved about IL and MO for many years following the timber work.

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Charles Walter Delp's obituary - Charles Walter Delp, died 07-08-1955. Charles Walter Delp, 80, resident of Fieldon died Friday evening, July 8, at his home in Fieldon. He had been in failing health for sometime and seriously ill for about 3 days before his death, when he suffered a stroke. Services were held Sunday afternoon July 10, at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Leonard Todd of Alton, former pastor of Christ Evangelical and Reformed church in Fieldon, officiated and burial was in Fieldon cemetery.

Mr. Delp was a son of the late Andrew & Jane (Goddard) Delp and was born at Grafton on July 18, 1875. He had been a resident of Fieldon for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Birdie May Delp of Fieldon; 3 sons, Harry H, and Everett L. Delp of Fieldon and Ernest C. Delp of Jerseyville. He also leaves 15 grandchildren and 8 g-grandchildren.

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Charles Walter Delp married Birdie May Leggett 7-18-1899 in Jersey County, IL. She was born Apr. 28, 1884 in Foley, Lincoln County, MO, and died Aug. 2, 1957 in Jersey County, IL. She is buried in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. Her parents were Washington Leggett and Margaret Jane (James) Leggett. Her father Washington (Wash) Leggett was born 8-2-1849 in Iowa and died 1-8-1927 in Jersey County, IL. He is buried in Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp had 5 children-Everett L. Delp, Ernest C. Delp, and Harry M. Delp, Lacey Delp, and Beulah M. Delp.

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Charles W. Delp's wife Birdie May (Leggett) Delp's father Washington Leggett's obituary - LEGGETT. Jersey County News, Thurs, 13 Jan. 1927: Washington Leggett died at his home in Fieldon Saturday, 8 Jan. at 7:45 am. He was aged 77 years, 5 months and 6 days. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, 10 Jan. at 2:00 o'clock at the Fieldon Presbyterian church, Rev. Rueben Russell officiating. Interment was in the Fieldon cemetery.

(Note: Washington Leggett's wife Margaret Jane (James) Leggett said that she was a cousin to Jesse James the outlaw. Her father was William James. She was born 4-5-1853 in Warren Co. Iowa. She died 12-27-1925 in Jersey County, IL. She is buried in Fieldon Cemetery. Their last name Leggett is sometimes spelled Legate in some of the family obituaries and confused with the Legates who live in Jersey County, but they are not related.)

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Charles W. Delp's wife Birdie May (Leggett) Delp's obituary - Mrs. Birdie Delp JERSEYVILLE -- Mrs. Birdie Mae Delp. widow of Charles W. Delp, died Friday afternoon in Jersey Community Hospital. She was 73. Mrs. Delp, who was born April 28, 1881, at Foley, Mo., was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Washington Legate. She is survived by three sons, Harry and Everett L., of Fieldon and Ernest of Jerseyville; 15 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. B. Hanlon, and a son, Lacey Delp. The body is at Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today. Funeral rites will be conducted Monday.

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Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp had 5 children-Everett L. Delp, Ernest C. Delp, and Harry M. Delp, Lacey Delp, and Beulah M. Delp.

(1) Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp's son Everett L. Delp was born in 1915, and died in in 1959. He is buried at Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He married Clarence and Lottie (Atwood) Kraushaar's daughter Myrtle Kraushaar.

(Note: Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp's father Clarence Kraushaar was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. He was the son of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. Joseph Kraushaar was a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar).

Myrtle Iva Kraushaar was born 3-13-1922. in Jersey, County, Myrtle Iva (Kraushaar) Delp, 49, of Fieldon died January 18, at St. Joseph hospital in Alton. She had been in ill health for some time. She was a beautician. They lived in Fieldon, IL.

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Everett L. Delp's wife Myrtle Iva (Kraushaar) Delp's obituary - Myrtle Iva Delp, died 01-18-1972. Myrtle Iva Delp, 49, of Fieldon died January 18, at St. Joseph hospital in Alton. She had been in ill health for some time. Services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev Avis Richardson officiated. Burial in Fieldon. A beautician, she was born March 13, 1922 in Jersey County, the daughter of Clarence & Lottie (Atwood) Kraushaar. She is survived by 3 sons, Rodney L, Everett M, and Clarence W. Delp, all of Jerseyville; 4 grandchildren; 1 brother, Sheman Kraushaar, Jerseyville and 2 Sisters, Mrs Ernest Delp and Mrs. Lloyd Lyles, Sr of Jerseyville.

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Everett and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp had 3 sons-Everett M. Delp, Rodney L. Delp, and Clarence W. Delp

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(1a) Everett and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp's son Everett M. Delp was born in 1939 in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL. He died October 9, 1989, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton, IL. His burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He was president, director and trust officer of Jersey State Bank in Jerseyville, IL. He joined the bank on October 3, 1977, after working as an examiner for the Federal Deposit Ins. Corp. and is a past Treasurer of the Bond, Madison, Calhoun and Jersey Co Bankers Federation and was a Mason. He married Sonia Lawson on July 18, 1959 and they had two children Melodie Anne Delp and Susan Kay Delp. Everett and Sonia were later divorced and he then married Gayle Nelson October 12, 1968, in Jerseyville, IL. He and Gayle had no children. Sonia later married Jerry Burch Sr. and they had a son Jerry Burch Jr. Sonia died Aug. 17, 2011.

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Everett and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp's son Everett M. "Bud" Delp's obituary - Everett M. "Bud" Delp, 50, died Monday, October 9, 1989, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was president, director and trust officer of Jersey State Bank in Jerseyville for the past 12 years. He joined the bank on October 3, 1977, after working as an examiner for the Federal Deposit Ins. Corp. and is a past Treasurer of the Bond, Madison, Calhoun and Jersey Co Bankers Federation and was a Mason. Born in Jerseyville, he was the son of the late Everett & Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp. On October 12, 1968, in Jerseyville, he married Gayle (Nelson) Delp, and she survives. Also surviving are 2 Daughters, Melodie Sauerwein of Hazelwood, Missouri, and Susan Corbin of Lawrenceville; and 2 Brothers, Rodney L. Delp and Clarence "Buck" Delp both of Jerseyville. An infant sister preceded him in death. Services were from Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Wayne Pendleton officiated and burial was in Fieldon cemetery. Memorials may be given to America Cancer Soc.

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Everett M. "Bud" Delp's 1st wife Sonia Anne (Lawson) Delp Burch's obituary - Sonia Anne (Lawson) Burch, 70, died at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 19, 1941, in Hardin, one of three children born to Ezekial "Zeke" and Orlena (Silkwood) Lawson. Sonia grew up in the Calhoun area, and graduated in 1959 from Calhoun High School. She had been employed as a cashier for many years at the Shop 'n Save in Jerseyville until retiring in 1993. She first married Everett "Bud" Delp, and together they had two daughters, Melodie & Susan. She later married Jerry Burch Sr., and they had a son, Jerry. Surviving are her two daughters and a son-in-law, Melodie and David Sauerwein of Charleston and Susan Delp of Jerseyville; a son, Jerry Burch of Chicago; a granddaughter, Taylor Sauerwein a student at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston; a brother, Bill Lawson of Quincy. She was preceded in death by both her parents, and a brother, Michael Lawson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Fieldon United Church of Christ, with Rev. Barbara Alley officiating. Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.

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Everett M. "Bud" Delp's 1st wife Sonia Anne (Lawson) Delp Burch's father Ezekiel W. Lawson's obituary - Ezekiel W. Lawson, 90, died at 4:18 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy. He was born Aug. 11, 1916, in Hardin to James and Outa (Devine) Lawson. He married Orlena Silkwood on Aug. 11, 1937, in Hardin. She preceded him in death. During World War II, he worked for Alton Box Board making bomb rings for the war effort. He retired in 1981 after 20 years as an office machine repairman at Widner Co. in Peoria. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Survivors include a son, Zekie W. Lawson of Quincy; a daughter, Sonia Hetge of Alton; four grandsons; and four granddaughters. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Michael Lawson. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home in Quincy. Graveside services will be at noon Saturday in Green Pond Cemetery, with the Rev. Tom Rains officiating. Memorials made to Zekie Lawson in his name would be greatly appreciated.

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(1aa) Everett M. "Bud" Delp and Sonia (Lawson) Delp Burch's daughter Melodie Anne Delp married David Sauerwein on August 20, 1982 and they have one daughter, Taylor Nicole Sauerwein born September 19, 1991. They live in Charleston, Illinois.

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Melodie Anne (Delp) Sauerwein's husband David Sauerwein's father Edwin Frederick Sauerwein's obituary - Edwin Frederick Sauerwein, 83, died at 8:45 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2009, at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home, after years of declining health. He was born in St. Louis April 23, 1925, one of two sons born to the late Edwin and Edna Marie (Egelhoff) Sauerwein. He married the former Thelma Marie Hagen on Jan. 14, 1949, at the United Church of Christ in Fieldon, and they shared 60 years together. He grew up in Otterville with his parents and brother and attended Grafton High School. In his younger years he was a farmer, truck driver, logger and a carpenter, building several homes in Jerseyville and two post offices in Fieldon and Dow. In 1970, he began operating Sauerwein Lumber Company and oversaw its operations as well as growth until his son, Roger, purchased the business in 1990. A resident of Fieldon since 1964, Edwin was very community-minded and served as the mayor for two terms in the 1970s.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are five children and their spouses, Louis and Mary Ellen Sauerwein and Roger Sauerwein, all of Jerseyville, David and Melodie Sauerwein of Charleston, Dennis Sauerwein of Elllisville, Mo., and Linda and Jeff McEvers of Jerseyville; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles William Sauerwein. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Fieldon United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Barbara Alley officiating. Burial will be at Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Fieldon United Church of Christ.

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Edwin Frederick Sauerwein's wife Thelma Marie (Hagen) Sauerwein's mother Thelma (Seago) Hagen - Thelma Hagen 89 died Friday at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home in Jerseyville. She was born Nov 30, 1908 in Greene County, the daughter of the late Harry and Emma Edwards Seago. She married Louis John Hagen Dec 29, 1926 in Jerseyville. He passed away Jan 16, 1984. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Thelma Marie and Edwin Sauerwein, Raymond and Sharon Hagen, and Herbert and Janice Hagen all of Fieldon; 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter and one brother Otis Seago. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Tuesday at Crawford Holden Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at Wednesday at the Fieldon United Church of Christ where she was a member with Pastor Kurt Simon officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Fieldon United Church of Christ.

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(2aa) Everett M. "Bud" Delp and Sonia (Lawson) Delp Burch's daughter Susan Kay Delp lives in Robinson, Illinois and is married to Mark Shonk.

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(2a) Everett and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp's son Rodney L. Delp of Jerseyville born 4-16-1938 in Fieldon, IL, died 5-20-2006 in St. Louis, MO. He married Jeanalee Martin, a daughter of Fred Martin Jr. and Amberlee (Gaddy) Martin. She was born April 8, 1942, in Jerseyville. She died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at St. Clare's Hospital in Alton.

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Rodney L. Delp's wife Jeanalee (Martin) Delp's obituary - Mrs. Jeanalee (Martin) Delp, 64, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at St. Clare's Hospital in Alton. A daughter of Fred Martin Jr. of White Hall and the late Amberlee (Gaddy) Martin, she was born April 8, 1942, in Jerseyville. She married Rodney Delp, on Sept. 7, 1957, in Jerseyville. He died May 20, 2006, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. She had been employed as a dietary cook at Jersey Community Hospital for 26 years. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a great cook for the whole family, loved family get-togethers and, to her, everyone was family. She would go out of her way to help anyone who needed her. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

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Jeanalee (Martin) Delp's father Fred Martin Jr.'s obituary - Fred Martin Jr., 91, died at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Sept. 1, 1917, in Greene County, to Fred and Lydia (Woolsey) Martin, Sr. He married the former Amber Lee Gaddy on Aug. 30, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. She died April 25, 1991. He was a retired mechanic for Olin Corp. in East Alton. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Jane and Tom Greaves of Carrollton, and two grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter and son-in-law, Jeanalee and Rodney Delp, a grandson, several sisters and a brother. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The Rev. George Rosales will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Myasthenia Gravis Foundation.

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Rodney and Jeanalee (Martin) Delp had 2 children-Timothy Clark Delp, and Laurie (Delp) Reynolds.

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(1aa) Rodney and Jeanalee (Martin) Delp's son Timothy Clark Delp, age 45, died at 8:20 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2006, at his home. He was born April 6, 1961, in Jerseyville to Rodney LaVerne and Jeanalee (Martin) Delp. He married the former Victoria "Vicki" Lynn DeSherlia on Aug. 22, 1980, in Jerseyville. She survives.

He worked in customer service at Moeller-Reimer Co. in St. Louis. He loved to hunt, fish and ride motorcycles. He coached recreation department baseball for several years.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons and a daughter, Bradley Tim and Beth Delp, and Brandon Chad Delp, all of Jerseyville; a granddaughter, Lillian Delp; a sister and her companion, Laurie Reynolds and Mark White, both of Alton; his grandfather Fred Martin Jr. of White Hall; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandmother, Amberlee (Gaddy) Martin; paternal grandparents, Everett Delp and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp; father and mother-in-law, James and Elaine (Hazelwonder) DeSherlia. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

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(2aa) Rodney and Jeanalee (Martin) Delp's other child is their daughter Laurie (Delp) Reynolds.

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(3a) Everett and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp's other son was Clarence Walter "Buck" Delp born in Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois, on Aug. 28, 1941. He died June 11, 2017 at his residence in Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois. He married Marilyn Louise Rue Nov. 29, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Jerseyville, IL. She died May 20, 2003. He served in the U.S. Army. He was buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, Illinois.

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Clarence Walter "Buck" Delp's obituary - JERSEYVILLE — Clarence Walter "Buck" Delp, 75, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Fieldon, Illinois, on Aug. 28, 1941, and was one of three sons born to Everett M. and Myrtle (Kraushaar) Delp. Buck grew up and was raised in Jersey County, and graduated in 1959 from Jersey Community High School. He then entered the U.S. Army, where he served his country during the Korean War. Upon his return home, he married the absolute love of his life, the former Marilyn Louise Rue. The two married on Nov. 29, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Jerseyville. The two shared nearly 40 years together, before her death on May 20, 2003, and a huge part of Buck died that day as well. He retired in 1996 as a distribution coordinator at Olin Brass in East Alton, and dedicated 36 years of his life to them. Those who knew Buck, and even those who didn't, but were frequent travelers on Route 16, could testify to his near pristine yard, his perfectly trimmed shrubbery, and the sheer beauty of his residence. He not only took great pride in his home, but of his vehicles as well, sometimes hand washing them on a daily basis, and after he was satisfied with the results, you could catching him sitting in his lawn chair in the driveway watching the traffic or visiting with family or a good friend. His love for his wife Marilyn, was unparalleled. His dedication to her during her illness was that of a of devout loving and caring husband, and made not only their married life, but the days of her illness, one that she knew she was well loved. He is survived by his brother-in-law and sister- in-law, Steve and Nancy Rue of Dow; two sisters-in-law and a brother-in- law, Linda and Fred Blasa of Jerseyville, and Nancy Green of Jerseyville; several nieces and nephews, and a friend, Beverly Greenlee of Jerseyville. In addition to his parents and his beloved wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Everett L. "Bud" Delp and Rodney and Jeanalee Delp, and a nephew, Timothy Delp. Visitation will take place from 9 a.m., Friday, June 16, 2017, until time of funeral services at 11 a.m., at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. He will be laid to rest in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, where the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 will conduct military graveside rites. Memorials may be given to The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society.

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Clarence W. Delp's wife Marilyn (Rue) Delp's father Charles Allen Rue, Jr.'s obituary.

Died 09-19-1974. Charles Allen Rue, Jr., 54 years, 1 months, 10 days, of 606 E. Carpenter, Jerseyville died at 10:45 pm September 19 at Jersey Community hospital, less than 1 month after his wife Lois M. Bohrman Rue (she died August 21). He was born August 9, 1920 in Jersey County, the son of Charles & Gertrude (Bushnell) Rue, Sr. Rue, was elevator manager for Jersey County Grain Company. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the American Legion. Surviving are 3 daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Marilyn) Delp, Mrs. Fred (Linda) Blasa and Mrs. Daniel (Nancy) Green, all of Jerseyville and 1 son Stephen E., at home, and 2 grandchildren, 1 sister Mrs. Helen Baugh, and 1 brother, Robert S. Rue, of Jerseyville. Funeral services were held at 1:30 pm September 22, at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. A. A. Ledebuhr officiated, with interment in Oak Grove cemetery.

(2) Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp's son Ernest Clyde Delp was born on May 28, 1909 in Morgan County, IL. Ernest C. Delp, age 68, of W. Mulberry St. Jerseyville, IL died August 11, 1977 at St. Joseph hospital in Alton, IL. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He was a retired electrician from Duncan Foundry.

He married Beulah Irene Kraushaar 12-15-1928, the daughter of Clarence and Charlotte May "Lottie" (Atwood) Kraushaar. She was Born in Greene, IL in 1912. She married 1st to Ernest C. Delp and they had 9 children. Beulah married 2nd to Leslie C. Fryman. She passed away on 11 Feb 1997 in Jerseyville, IL. Her burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyvile, IL.

(Note: Beulah Irene Kraushaar's father Clarence Kraushaar was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. He was the son of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. Joseph Kraushaar was a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar)

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Ernest C. Delp's obituary - Ernest C. Delp, died 08-11-1977. Ernest C. Delp, 68, of W. Mulberry Jerseyville died August 11, at St. Joseph hospital in Alton. Services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Woodrow Schutz of Cottage Hills officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove. Delp was a retired electrician from Duncan Foundry. He was born on May 28, 1909 in Morgan County, a son of Charles & Birdie (Legate) Delp.

His survivors include his widow, Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp; 5 Sons, Robert L, Fieldon, Donald M. Brighton, Ronald E. and Richard D. of Jerseyville and Ernest E. of Kane; 4 daughters, Mrs. Dean (Doris) Woolsey and Mrs. Ruth Ann Newton of Jerseyville, Mrs. Gerald (Brenda) Keffer of Brighton; 30 grandchildren and 9 g-grandchildren and 1 brother, h??? of Fieldon.

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Ernest C. Delp's wife Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp Fryman's obituary - Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp Fryman (1912 - 1997) - Born in Greene, IL in 1912 to Clarence Kraushaar and Charlotte May Atwood. Beulah married married 1st to Ernest C. Delp and had 9 children. Beulah married 2nd to Leslie C. Fryman. She passed away on 11 Feb 1997 in Jerseyville, IL. Her burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyvile, IL.

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Ernest C. Delp's wife Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp Fryman's 2nd husband Leslie C. Fryman's obituary - FRYMAN. Died 04-23-1992. Leslie C. Fryman, 83, died April 23, at Greenwood Manor, Jerseyville. He was a self employed independent truck driver and retired in 1974 from the Illinois Highway Department. Born March 4, 1909, in Rosedale, he was son of the Late Leavit & Daisey (Miles) Fryman. Surviving are his wife, Beulah Delp; 1 son, Virgil Fryman, Godfrey; 8 stepchildren; 5 grandchildren; 6 g-grandchildren; 1 brother, Wesley Fryman of Alton; and 3 sisters, Lucille Fryman, Mary Michels and Rosa Webster, all of Jerseyville. 1 son, Clayton Fryman, and 1 sister preceded him in death. Visitation and services were held at Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Charles Pine officiated and burial was in Rosedale cemetery. Memorials may be given to charity of choice.

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Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp had 9 children-Robert L. Delp, Donald M. Delp, Ronald E. Delp, Richard D. Delp, Earnest E. Delp, Doris Delp, Ruth Ann Delp, Brenda Delp, and Patricia Delp.

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(1a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Robert L. Delp of Fieldon was born 1-1-1931, and died 1-24-1992. He married Joanne D. Howland 12-1-1951 in Jersey County, IL. She was born June 16, 1934 in Jerseyville the daughter of Luther and Blanche (Griffin) Howland. She died 05-9-1979, age 44, at Jersey Community hospital, after an extended illness. They lived in Fieldon, IL. They had 4 children-Debra (Delp) Laird of Hartville, MO, Roberta Delp of Jerseyville, IL, Clinton Delp of Hoisington, Kansas, and Ty Delp of Godfrey. After his first wife Joanne's death Robert Delp married Ollie M. (Ontis) Moy 11-10-1979. She died 6-25-2011 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. She was born on Nov. 2, 1933, in Nutwood, IL one of six children born to Lawrence and Clara Jane (Webster) Ontis Sr.

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Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Robert L. Delp's obituary - Robert Laverne Delp, died 01-24-1992. Robert Laverne Delp, 61, formerly of Fieldon, died Friday and 24, 1992, at his residence. He was an electrical supervisor with Grafton Boat Works and Duncan Foundry, retiring in 1985, and a US Army Korean war veteran. Born January 1, 1931, in Fieldon he was a son of Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp Fryman of Jerseyville and the late Ernest Delp. His wife, Joann (Howland) Delp preceded him in death. He married Ollie M. (Ontis) Moy Delp, November 10, 1979, in Jerseyville. She survives.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by 2 daughters, Debra Laird of Hartville, Missouri, and Roberta Delp of Jerseyville; 2 sons, Clinton Delp of Hoisington, Kansas, and Ty Delp of Godfrey; 2 Stepdaughters, Barbara Wong of Godfrey and Teresa Woodruff of Rock Falls; 2 stepsons, David Moy of Godfrey and Kevin Moy stationed at Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock, Texas; 6 grandchildren; 7 step grandchildren; 3 g-grandchildren; 4 sisters, Doris Woolsey and Ruth Britt, both of Jerseyville, Brenda Keefer of Kane and Patti Kreef of Bowling Green, Kentucky; 4 Brothers, Donald Delp of Brighton, Ronald Delp and Ernest "Butch" Delp, both of Jerseyville and Richard Delp of Branson, Missouri; and his step father, Les Fryman of Jerseyville. 1 grandson preceded him in death.

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Robert L. Delp's first wife Joanne D. (Howland) Delp's obituary - Joanne D. Delp, died 05-09-1979. Joanne D. Delp, 44, of Fieldon died May 9, at Jersey Community hospital, after an extended illness. She was born June 16, 1934 in Jerseyville, a daughter of Luther & Blanche (Griffin) Howland. The funeral was held Saturday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Charles W. Pine officiated and burial was in Fieldon cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Delp; her mother, Blanche Hayes of Godfrey; 2 Sons, Clinton and Ty Lee of Fieldon; 2 daughters, Debra Laird and Robert A. Kallal of Fieldon; 1 brother, William Howland of Jerseyville; 3 Sisters, Dolores Johnson of Roxana, Norma Conrad of Jerseyville and Karen Jones of Delhi; 2 grandchildren.

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Robert Laverne Delp's 2nd wife Ollie Mae (Ontis) Moy Delp's obituary - Ollie Mae Delp, 77, died at 11:37 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. She was born on Nov. 2, 1933, in Nutwood, one of six children born to Lawrence and Clara Jane (Webster) Ontis Sr. Ollie loved being outdoors whenever she could, whether she was fishing, camping or mushroom hunting. She and her husband, Robert, loved to camp with Beaver Dam being one of their favorites, and traveled extensively when they could, enjoying trips to Corpus Christi, Texas, and Arkansas. Her greatest love, however, was being a Mom and later a Grandma. She married Robert Laverne Delp on Nov. 10, 1979, in Jerseyville. He died Jan. 24, 1992.

Surviving are her four children, Barbara Wong and Teresa Woodruff and her husband, Donald, all of Maryville, David Moy of Jerseyville, and Kevin Moy and his wife, Misty, of Marengo, Iowa; four grandchildren, Shawn Woodruff of Edwardsville, Danielle Woodruff of St. Louis, Alexandra Moy Phillips, and her husband, Mark, of Bethalto, and Cassie Moy of Glen Carbon; two great-grandchildren, Willow Emma Phillips and Gavin Woodruff; a sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Steve Ligus of Nutwood; and a brother, Lawrence "Junior" Ontis of Nutwood. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Velma Martin and Opal White; and a brother, James Ontis. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Cremation will take place after the visitation. Memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home.

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Robert Laverne Delp's 2nd wife Ollie Mae (Ontis) Moy Delp's brother Lawrence Junior Ontis's obituary - NUTWOOD – Lawrence Junior Ontis, 88, died peacefully at 10:13 a.m., Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville after a brief period of declining health. He was born in Nutwood on July 24, 1926, and was the son of the late Larry and Clara (Webster) Ontis. Junior grew up and resided in Nutwood his entire life, attending Lone Star School near Nutwood before joining the United States Navy. He then began, what would become a 33 year career with Olin Corporation where he retired in 1984 as a Slidder Adjuster. He was a volunteer fireman for the Cottage Hills Fire Department and later served as Fire Chief for Rosedale Township and active in the former Jerseyville VFW. He was most content, however, being outdoors and enjoying nature. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, tending to his vegetable garden and most of all, fishing, becoming a commercial fisherman after his retirement. He married the former Dorothy Mae Fielding on September 22, 1948 in Jerseyville, and together they shared nearly 48 years of marriage before her death on April 24, 1996 along with the joys that came with raising their family. Surviving are four children and their spouses, Peggy Ontis of Alton; Rodney and Sandy Ontis of East Alton; Ray and Nancy Ontis of Nutwood and Karen Ontis of Jerseyville; 13 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great grandchildren; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Helen Ligus of Nutwood and Charlotte and Larry Suttles of Fieldon; a brother and sister-in-law, Perry and Verna Ontis of Fieldon; two step-sisters and a step-brother-in-law, Phyllis and Bob Cunningham and Wanda Gunlock all of Jerseyville;and a step-brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Ava Crull of Fieldon. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Isabelle Ontis; a grandson, George Leroy Price; three sisters, Opel White, Ollie Mae Delp and Velma Martin; a brother, Jimmy Ontis; a step-sister, Peggy Hazelwonder; and a step-brother Jim Crull. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 6 where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Wednesday, January 7 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery in Fieldon. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials may be given to the Family, in care of Crawford Funeral Home.

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(2a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Donald M. "Don" Delp, Sr. was born on June 6, 1933, and passed away from a heart attack on September 11, 2016, at the age of 83, at his residence in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. He married Genevieve Wilson June 6, 1951 and lived in Edwardsville, IL. Donald and Genevieve (Wilson) Delp had 9 children: Gloria (Delp) Fleming Windchester, Pamela (Delp) Watson, Tina (Delp) Hanson, Paulette (Delp) Cougill, Barbara (Delp) Nichols, Michael Delp, Daryl Delp, Gary Delp, and Donald Delp.

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Donald M. "Don" Delp Sr.'s obituary - EDWARDSVILLE — Donald "Don" Delp, Sr. was born on June 6, 1933, and passed away from a heart attack on September 11, 2016, at the age of 83, at his residence in Edwardsville, Illinois. He is survived by his loving wife Genevieve, of 65 years; siblings, Ruthie, Ricky, and Uncle Buck, children: Gloria, Michael, Daryl, Pamela, Paulette, Tina, Barbara and Gary; 26 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren to be born. He was welcome in heaven by his mother, Beulah Kraushaar-Delp, father, Ernest Delp, sibling: Doris, Robert, Patty, Brenda and Ronnie; and his beloved son Donnie. Don, Big Daddy, Grand=PaPa or Love Bucket, whichever you preferred, was a wonderful man. He enjoyed traveling the states with his wife in their camper, carving wood, talking about old cars (there wasn't a car he didn't recognize). Don really enjoyed driving around the Ponderosa, looking at all the beautiful flowers. Playing with the kitty toms, and most of all, sitting next to his "Beauty" (His Car). Don truly lived life to the fullest and will be deeply missed by many. He retired as a welder at National Maintenance in 1995. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral will be held at noon Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sonny Renken officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be to the American Diabetes Foundation or Kidney Association. Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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(1aa) Donald and Genevieve (Wilson) Delp's son Donald Delp Jr.'s obituary - Donald Delp, age 62, passed away at 5:00 am Sunday, September 13, 2015 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born August 23, 1953, in Carrolton, IL, the son of Donald and Genevieve (Wilson) Delp. He married Gayle Belangee, June 23, 1979, in Alton. She survives. Donald served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a crane operator at Olin Corporation. He was an avid pool player but his greatest joy was spending time with his family, who will sadly miss him. In addition to his wife and parents, Don is survived by two sons and their spouses Donald and Moriah Delp III of Riverside, IA, Adam and Amanda Delp of Granite City; two grandchildren Aurora Delp and Donald Delp IV; five sisters Gloria Windchester of Godfrey, Pam Watson of Edwardsville, Tina Hanson of Wood River, Paulette Cougill of Edwardsville, Barbara Nichols of New Mexico; 3 brothers Michael Delp of Brighton, Daryl Delp of Denver, Colorado, Gary Delp of Edwardsville. Visitation will be from 11 am till time of service at 1 pm, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton with Pastor Daniel Bowers, officiating. Military Honors will be by the VFW Post 1308 of Alton. Memorials may be made to Donald Delp Jr. Family c/o Elias, Kallal, and Schaaf Funeral Home.

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Donald Delp Jr.'s wife Gayle (Belangee) Delp's father Kenneth Belangee's obituary - Kenneth Belangee, 89, passed away at 1:55 am Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born on September 21, 1920 in East Alton, IL, the son of George Herman and Frances (Grant) Belangee. Kenneth married Ruth Johndrow on November 21, 1943 in Alton, IL. She survives. Kenneth was employed at the Olin Corporation as an engineer technician in the roll bond department for 43 yrs. until the time of his retirement. He served his country in the US Army Air Corp during World War II. He was very active, and held many positions in the Boy Scouts of America, including the Order of Silver Beaver Award. He also enjoyed wood working. In addition to his wife, Kenneth is survived by two daughters and their spouses; Patricia and Charles Sinks of Cottage Hills, and Gayle and Donald Delp Jr. of Alton, IL; one son and his spouse; Michael and Dawn Belangee of Alton;. five grandchildren, Diana Kyle, Melissa Clark, Charles Sinks Jr. Adam Delp and Donald Delp III and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers; Carl, Harold, Edwin, Ray, Ernest and Robert Belangee, and two sisters; Virginia Yeager, and Juanita Clayton Hubbard Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm, Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 10 am with Pastor Daniel Bowers officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Memorials may be made to the Sanford Avenue Baptist Church in Alton, IL or the Lewis & Clark Council Inc. BSA, 335 W. Main Belleville, Il. 62220

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(3a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Ronald Ernest Delp was born in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL on March 10, 1936. He died Jan. 18, 2012, in Kimberling City, Mo. His burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He married 1st Barbara A. Britt Oct. 1, 1954. She died Jan. 1, 1993. He married 2nd Phyllis Robinson Feb. 14, 1995. Ronald Delp and his 1st wife Barbara A. (Britt) Delp had 2 children-Brent Delp (deceased) died Jan. 30, 1981, and Mark Anthony Delp, (deceased) died Sept. 17, 2000.

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Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Ronald Ernest Delp's obituary - Ronald Ernest Delp, 75, formerly of Jerseyville, died suddenly at 4:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in Kimberling City, Mo. He was born in Jerseyville on March 10, 1936, and was the son of the late Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp. Ron grew up in Jerseyville and graduated from Jersey Community High School. He was employed as an electrical supervisor at Laclede Steel Company in Alton, and after retiring he enjoyed traveling as a full time RV'er until moving to Kimberling City, Mo., where he was able to enjoy fishing, woodcarving and going out to eat. He first married the former Barbara Ann Britt on Oct. 1, 1954, in Grafton, and together they shared 38 years together and were the parents of two sons before her death on New Year's Day, Jan., 1, 1993. He then married Phyllis Robinson on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1995, in Dow, and they have been blessed to have shared the last 16 years together.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Delp of Kimberling City, Mo.; a granddaughter and her husband, Marcia Nicole and Cody Dowdy of Wood River; a great-grandson, Anthony Dowdy; four stepchildren, Paul Guthrie Jr. of Roodhouse, Vickie Nilssen of St. Louis, Mo., Danny Guthrie of Anaheim, Calif., and Sheila Branham of Jerseyville; eight stepgrandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Delp of Edwardsville and Richard Delp of Branson, Mo.; and a sister, Ruth Britt of Dow; along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his first wife, Ronald was preceded in death by his two sons, Brent E. Delp, who died in an automobile accident on Jan. 30, 1981, and Mark A. Delp, who died of cancer on Sept. 17, 2000; two brothers, Robert Delp and Ernest "Butch" Delp; and three sisters, Patricia Reef, Doris Woolsey and Brenda Keffer. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to his family in care of the funeral home.

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(1aa) Ronald E. Delp and Barbara (Britt) Delp's son Mark Anthony Delp's obituary - Mark Anthony Delp, 44, died Sunday morning, Sept. 17, 2000, at Crawford County Nursing Home in Cuba, Mo. He was born on Dec. 22, 1955, the son of Ronald E. Delp of Jerseyville, and the late Barbara A. (Britt) Delp. A 1974 graduate of Jersey Community High School, he was active in the marching and stage bands. After graduation Mark began working at Laclede Steel in Alton as a steelworker and chainer, retiring in 1990 due to failing health.

He is survived by his former wife, Kathy Daiker, and their daughter, Marcia Nicole Delp, both of Elsah; and his stepmother, Phyllis Delp of Jerseyville. A brother, Brent E. Delp, preceded him in death on Jan. 30, 1981. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Brad Potter will officiate. Mark will be laid to rest with his mother and brother at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorial donations may be given to the American Cancer Society.

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(4a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Richard D. Delp is married to Janis Panagos and lives in Branson, Mo.

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(5a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's son Ernest Eugene "Butch" Delp's obituary - Ernest Eugene "Butch" Delp, 64, died at 12:32 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, in the emergecy room at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. He was born Jan. 31, 1946, in Fieldon, one of nine children born to the late Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp. Butch graduated in 1964 from Jersey Community High School, and was employed as a union boilermaker for many years. Later in life he became a self-employed truck driver. He loved to fish and duck hunt, and anyone who knew Butch, knew how me loved fast cars, especially corvettes and power boats.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Andrea and Phillip Ringhausen Jr. of Jerseyville, Wendy and Donald Kallal of Patterson, and Marissa and Jason Ontis of Alton; one granddaughter, Natalie Walsh of Jerseyville; four stepgrandchildren, Ethan Ringhausen, Elyse Ringhausen, Ricky Kallal, and Christopher Kallal; one sister, Ruth Britt of Dow; three brothers, Donald Delp of Brighton, Ronald Delp of Kimberling City, Mo., and Richard Delp of Branson, Mo. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Delp; and three sisters, Patricia Reef, Doris Woolsey, and Brenda Keffer. Visitation will be from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with The Rev. Don Stribling officiating. Burial will be private. Memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home.

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(1aa) Ernest E. "Butch" and Sharon K. (Swearingin) Delp's daughter Wendy Leanne (Delp) Kallal's obituary - Wendy Leanne (Delp) Kallal, 41, joined the angels in Heaven and left a hole in our hearts, suddenly, at 2:26 a.m., Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, in the emergency room at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. She was born in Jerseyville on May 21, 1970, and was the daughter of Ernest E. "Butch" and Sharon K. (Swearingin) Delp. Wendy attended Jerseyville schools, and had worked at various restaurants in the area, but mostly enjoyed the times spent with her family and friends. Those that knew her well will always remember Wendy for her generous and forgiving heart. She married Donald Kallal on Feb. 5, 1999, in Jerseyville, and he survives.

Also surviving are her mother, Sharon K. Swearingin of Jerseyville; two stepsons, Rick Kallal of Jerseyville and Chris Kallal of Cottage Hills; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Andrea and Phil Ringhausen of Jerseyville and Marissa and Jason Ontis of Alton; three stepgrandchildren, Emma, Brylee and Garyn; her grandmother, Dorothy Swearingin of Jerseyville; her only niece, her puddin' Natalie Walsh of Jerseyville, and numerous great nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Caden Kallal. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest E. "Butch" Delp on Feb. 11, 2010; her grandparents, C. Everett Swearingin, and Ernest and Beulah Delp; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Ida Kallal. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan.5, until time of services at 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Donald Stribling will officiate. Private family burial will take place at the Kane Cemetery. Memorials may be given to her family in care of Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

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(6a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's daughter Doris Marie (Delp) Woolsey's obituary - Doris Marie Woolsey, 69, died Friday Aug 21, 1998 at her home after a brief illness. She was born July 7, 1929 in Fieldon, a daughter of the late Ernest Delp and Beulah Kraushaar Delp Fryman. She was a bartender for many years in the area, most notably at the Club 109, and was a cashier at Smiths Package Liquor in Jerseyville before retiring. She married Wilbur Dean Pete Woolsey in Nebo. He died April 2, 1997. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law Judith and Wayne Schafer of Plainview; four grandchildren, Anthony Schafer, Angela Mundy, Patricia Kohanski and Willis Schafer; two sisters, Ruth Britt of Newbern and Brenda Keffer of Kane; four brothers Donald Delp of Brighton, Ronald Delp and Ernest Butch of Jerseyville, and Richard Delp of Branson Mo. She was preceded in death by a sister Patricia Reef and a brother Robert Delp. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Monday at Crawford Holden Funeral Home in Jerseyville with Father William Hembrow officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Carlinville Hospice.

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(1aa) Wilbur Dean "Pete" Woolsey and Doris Marie (Delp) Woolsey's daughter Judith Darlene "Judy" (Woolsey) Schafer's obituary - Judith Darlene "Judy" Schafer, 68, of Jerseyville, died at 10:37 a.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Village North Nursing Home in Florissant, Mo., from complications resulting from open heart surgery. She was born in Jerseyville on July 31, 1948, and was the only child born to Wilbur Dean "Pete" and Doris Marie (Delp) Woolsey. Judy grew up in Jerseyville, and attended Jersey Community High School. At the age of 17, she married Calvin Dwyane Schafer on Aug. 13, 1965 in Jerseyville, and together they shared 35 years together before his death on Oct. 23, 2000, when he was just 53 years of age. Judy was a wife, mother and grandmother, and spent most of her adult life caring for her family, but after her children were raised she began working at Wal-Mart when it was still in the Jerseyville Mall, and continued as a cashier when the Wal-Mart Superstore opened. Surviving are her four children and spouses, Anthony Wayne and Kathy Schafer of Kane, Angela Dawn Mundy, and her companion Brian Howell of Granite City, Patricia Beth "Trish" and Stan Kochanski of Alton, and Willis Dean "Tiger" Schafer of Jerseyville; nine grandchildren, Joshua, and his companion, Kelsey, Robbie, Kenny, Nathan, Stepfanie and her companion, Jasmine, Cassandra and her companion Tyler, Jake, Noah and Lily; four great grandchildren, Levi, Ryley, Conner and Abigail. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., until 1 p.m., on Friday, July 14, 2017 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Graveside services will be held immediately following the visitation at the Kane Cemetery where she will be laid to rest alongside her husband Calvin. Memorials may be given to her family in care of the funeral home.

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(1aaa) Calvin Dwyane Schafer and Judith Darlene "Judy" (Woolsey) Schafer's son Anthony Wayne Schafer's wife Kathy Rae (Brown) Schafer's mother Peggy Jean (Hildred) Crisswell Brown's obituary - Peggy J. Crisswell-Brown, 84, died at 8:21 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her home. She was born on June 5, 1929, in Jerseyville, daughter of William Henry and Katherine Irene (Bybee) Hildred, both deceased. She married Raymond S. Brown on July 11, 1959, in Jerseyville. He died June 6, 1988. She was a homemaker, and had worked at Lorton Hotel in Jerseyville, Rolando Real Estate in Jerseyville, International Understandings in Ballwin Park, Calif., and Chenowith Cleaners in St. Louis. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Jerseyville, American Legion Auxiliary, Jerseyville, and V.F.W Auxiliary in Alton.

Survivors include her daughters, Rhonda Nguyen of California, Debra and Bob Woolsey of Jerseyville, Terri Flowers of West Virginia and Kathy and Tony Schafer of Kane; sons, Randall Crisswell of Washington State and Donald Brown of Jerseyville; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; dear companion, Bob Schell of Delhi; sisters, Geraldine and Walter Grizzle of Kane and Sandra Baker of Jerseyville; brother, Randall Glen and Noreen Hildred of Bethalto. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Ronald "Butch" Crisswell, son-in-law, Chinh Nguyen, brothers, Robert and Donald Hildred. Visitation will be from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home where funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 24. Father Scott Kallal will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be to St. Francis Catholic Church in Jerseyville. Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of arrangements.

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(7a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's daughter Ruth Ann (Delp) Britt lives in Dow, IL.

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(8a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's daughter Brenda May Keffer was born Feb. 8, 1941, in Jersey County, IL. She died Oct. 19, 2003, age 62, at her home after struggling with cancer. Her burial was at Kane Cemetery, Greene County, IL. She married Gerald Keffer April 1, 1957, at the home of her parents in Jerseyville, and they shared 40 years together before his death on May 29, 1997. Gerald and Brenda (Delp) Keffer had 2 children-Thomas Keffer and Rhonda Keffer.

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Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's daughter Brenda May (Delp) Keffer's obituary - Brenda May Keffer was born Feb. 8, 1941, in Jersey County. She died at 5:55 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, age 62, at her home after struggling with cancer. Burial was at Kane Cemetery, Greene County, IL. Formerly of the Kane/Jerseyville area, she married Gerald Keffer April 1, 1957, at the home of her parents in Jerseyville, and they shared 40 years together before his death on May 29, 1997.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Tina Keffer of Kane; a daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Mike Schaffer of Dow; two grandsons, Christopher and Chad Keffer; a sister, Ruth Britt of Newbern; and four brothers, Donald Delp of Brighton, Ronald Delp, Ernest "Butch" Delp, both of Jerseyville, and Rick Delp of Kimberling City, Mo. Preceding her in death were her parents; a brother, Robert Delp; and two sisters, Patricia Reef and Doris Woolsey.

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(9a) Ernest and Beulah (Kraushaar) Delp's daughter Patricia Bonita (Delp) Reef is deceased. She lived in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She was born Mar. 26, 1943 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., IL, and died Nov. 29, 1996 in Brownsville, Edmonson Co., Kentucky. Her burial was at Wingfield Baptist Church Cemetery in Edmonson Co., Kentucky. She married William Reef and they had 3 sons-William (Willie) Reef, Steven (Tbone) Reef, and Allen Reef.

(3) Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp's son Harry M. Delp was born in Allenton, Missouri. He died Thursday, November 19, 1987, age 84, at Jacksonville Terrace Nursing Home. His burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He was a laborer with the State of Illinois before he retired. Harry M. Delp married Helen Ruth Dabbs 9-26-1925. She was born August 26, 1907 in Jerseyville, a daughter of Edward & Henrietta (Lofton) Dabbs. Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp, 66, of Fieldon died June 21, 1974 at Jersey Community hospital. Her burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL.

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Harry M. Delp's obituary - Harry Delp, 84, died Thursday, November 19, 1987, at Jacksonville Terrace Nursing Home. Delp was a laborer with the State of Illinois before he retired. He was born in Allenton, Missouri, a son of the late Charles & Birdie Mae (Liggot) Delp. His wife, Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp, died in 1974. Surviving are 2 sons Charles and Joe Delp, both of Fieldon; 5 grandchildren; and 2 g-grandchildren. 1 sister, and 2 brothers preceded him in death. Visitation was held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Jean Erb officiated at the funeral and burial was in Fieldon cemetery. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society.

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Harry M. Delp's wife Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp's obituary - Helen Ruth Delp, died 06-21-1974. Helen Ruth Delp, 66, of Fieldon died June 21 at Jersey Community hospital. Services were held Sunday June 23, from Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Francis M. Varble officiated with burial in Fieldon cemetery. She was born August 26, 1907 in Jerseyville, a daughter of Edward & Henrietta (Lofton) Dabbs. She is survived by her husband, Harry M. Delp; 2 sons, Charles E. Delp and Joseph N. Delp, both of Fieldon; 5 grandchildren; and 1 sister preceded her in death.

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Harry and Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp had 2 sons, Charles E. Delp and Joseph D. Delp, both of Fieldon.

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(Note: From History of Greene and Jersey Counties, Illinois, Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Co., 1885, pp. 366 - 395, Richwood Township, information regarding Ephriam Edward Dabb's 2nd wife Henrietta Bivens who was a daughter of Mary Jane (Bentley) Bivens Lofton and her 1st husband whose last name was Bivens. Henrietta's mother later married John L. Lofton who was Henrietta's stepfather. Henrietta was the mother of Harry Delp's wife Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp. --- John L. Lofton was born on the 17th day of May 1826 in Gallatin county, Ill. He is the son of John W. and Mary (Baldwin) Lofton. His father was a native of Georgia, his mother of Kentucky. His father died on the 15th day of Jan. 1877, and his mother on the 9th day of Aug. 1870. John L. was raised on a farm, where he worked for his father until 21 years of age. He then worked around from place to place for about four years. In 1852 he went to Volcano, Cal., where he worked in the gold mines another four years. He then returned home and stayed with his father until about 1860. On the 1st day of April 1866 he was married to Mary Jane (Bentley) Bivens. He and his wife then went to Lynn county, Kan., where they resided three years, and then moved to Crawford county in the same state and remained there five years, his wife dying there on the 30th of Oct. 1874. He then returned home and stayed with his father until the latter's death in 1877. Mr. Lofton is the father of five children: Elizabeth, Emily, Charles W. and John T. (twins), and Mary Jane. His wife's children by her first husband are: Lucy Ann and Henrietta. Mr. Lofton owns 40 acres of land on section 36, Richwoods township, and is an old and respected citizen. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M. and a member of the M.E. church.)

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(1a) Harry and Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp's son Joseph D. "Joe" Delp's obituary - Joseph D. "Joe" Delp, 80, of Jerseyville died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Calhoun Nursing and Rehab in Hardin. He was born Oct. 25, 1933 in Fieldon, son of the late Harry and Ruth (Dabbs) Delp. He was a retired auto body technician. Survivors include three sons, David Delp of Fieldon, Danny Delp of Jerseyville and Randy Delp of Du Quoin; a daughter, Diane; a brother, Charles Delp of Jerseyville; and numerous grand and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother. At his request the body was cremated. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the Fieldon Cemetery in Fieldon. Memorials may be given to the charity of one's choice. Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin is in charge of arrangements.

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(2a) Harry and Helen Ruth (Dabbs) Delp's son Charles E. Delp's wife Billie (Ligus) Delp's father Steve Ligus's obituary - Steve Ligus, 89, died at 11:43 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Hammond, Ind. on Sept. 28, 1924, and retired from Jourdain Roofing in Alton after nearly 26 years of service. He married the former Helen (Ontis) Troutwine on July 27 1962, in Alton, and they have shared 51 years together. Surviving are his wife, Helen Ligus of Fieldon; five children and their spouses, Carol and Dan Sherwin of Jerseyville, Billie and Charles Delp of Fieldon, Donald and Lou Troutwine of Fieldon, Sharon and Roger Smith of Hamburg, and Sandy and Merle Hance of Fieldon; 14 grandchildren; numerous great and great great-grandchildren; and a brother, Edward Ligus of Hammond, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George; and two sisters, Margaret and Ann. Family and friends are invited to attend graveside services at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the Fieldon Cemetery, as well as a luncheon at the Fieldon Masonic Lodge immediately following the internment. Memorials may be given to the activity department at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in care of Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, who is in charge of the arrangements.

(4) Charles & Birdie (Leggett) Delp's daughter Beulah M. Delp was born in 1912 and died in 1941. Her burial was in Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township. Jersey County, IL. She married 1st Sherman Kraushaar, son of Clarence and Charlotte "Lottie" (Atwood) Kraushaar. Sherman Lee Kraushaar was born 9-24-1911 in Jersey County, IL. He died 6-7-2007 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home in Jerseyville, IL. He was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. Sherman Lee Kraushaar married 2nd Rosaella Vinyard 1-12-1946 who at the time was Rosaella Howdeshell. She was the daughter of Archie and Nora (Kane) Vinyard. Sherman Lee Kraushaar and his 1st wife Beulah Mae (Delp) Kraushaar had a daughter Lena Bonita "Bonnie" Kraushaar. Beulah married 2nd a man who's last name was Hammon. Sherman Lee Kraushaar and his 2nd wife Rosaella (Vinyard) Kraushaar had 3 children-Sherman Kraushaar of Godfrey, Connie Kraushaar who married Joseph Pruitt of Godfrey, IL, and Sharon K. "Kay" (Kraushaar) Pruitt of Godfrey (deceased) born 12-19-1948 in Eldred, IL, died 6-20-2006 in a traffic accident. She was married to Robert Pruitt and they had 3 children-Jeffrey Pruitt of O'Fallon, MO, Penny Pruitt who married David Holtgraewe of Colombia, MO, and Tammy Pruitt who married Robert Hudanick of Alton, IL. Rosaella was married previously to Warren Howdeshell, and she and her first husband Warren Howdeshell had 2 children-Shirley (Howdeshell) Davidsmeyer of Carrollton, IL, and Lloyd Howdeshell who died young, at 2 years old.

(Note: Sherman Lee Kraushaar's father Clarence Kraushaar was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. He was the son of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. Joseph Kraushaar was a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar.)

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Beulah Mae (Delp) Kraushaar's 1st husband Sherman Lee Kraushaar's obituary - June 7, 2007 - 6:35 PM Sherman Lee Kraushaar, 95, died at 5:35 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2007, at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home. Born Sept. 24, 1911, in Fieldon, he was one of four children of Clarence and Charlotte "Lottie" (Atwood) Kraushaar. He served with the U.S. Army for several years, serving in Iran, and retired in 1973 from Olin Corp. in East Alton after 21 years of service. He married the former Rosaella Vinyard on Jan. 12, 1946, in Jerseyville, and they shared 60 years together before her death on July 28, 2006.

Surviving are a son, Sherman Kraushaar of Jerseyville; three daughters and a son-in-law, Bonnie Kinder of Golden Eagle; Shirley Davidsmeyer of Carrollton and Connie and Joe Pruitt of Godfrey; a son-in-law, Robert Pruitt of Godfrey; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kay (Kraushaar) Pruitt, on June 20, 2006; and three sisters, Beulah Delp, Myrtle Delp and Mary Lyles. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, with the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 conducting military rites. Memorials may be given to the firing squad of the Jerseyville American Legion.

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(1a) Sherman Lee Kraushaar and his 1st wife Beulah Mae (Delp) Kraushaar's daughter Lena Bonita "Bonnie" (Kraushaar) Kinder's obituary - GOLDEN EAGLE — Lena Bonita "Bonnie" Kinder, 84, died at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at her son's residence in O'Fallon,Mo. Born Feb. 5, 1931, in Fieldon, Ill., she was daughter of the late Sherman and Beulah Mae (Delp) Kraushaar. She married Edmund C. Kinder Aug. 18, 1951, in Fieldon, and he died March 27, 1990. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Charles M.(Kay) Kinder of Florissant, Mo., and Greg E.(Barbara) Kinder of O'Fallon,Mo.; three grandchildren: Michael, Molly and Matthew. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two half-sisters, Kay and Connie; a stepsister, Shirley. She was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Brussels, Lutheran Womens Missionary League, and she loved her time quilting with the church ladies. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Brussels. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Brussels. Rev. Jason Reed is officiating. Burial at St. Matthew's Cemetery in Brussels. Memorials to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church or the South Calhoun Ambulance Service.

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Lena Bonita "Bonnie" (Kraushaar) Kinder's husband Edmund Charles Kinder was born Dec. 25, 1924 in Golden Eagle, Calhoun County, Illinois, and died Mar. 27, 1990 in Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri. Burial: Saint Matthew's Cemetery, Brussels, Calhoun County, Illinois. The son of Charles F. Kinder and Lillie Schulze, Edmund served in the United States Air Force. Edmund married Lena Bonita "Bonnie" Kraushaar on 18 Aug 1951 in Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois. They were the parents of 2 children. Edmund was a construction carpenter until his retirement. He was also a self-employed grain and livestock farmer, and fruit grower. He was a member of the Calhoun Masonic Lodge. At the time of his death at Christian Hospital Northeast, Edmund was 65 years, 3 months and 2 days old. He was survived by his wife, Bonnie; 2 sons, Charles M. (Kay) Kinder of Florissant, Mo., and Greg E.(Barbara) Kinder of O'Fallon,Mo.; three grandchildren: Michael, Molly and Matthew. Edmund was preceded in death by his father, Charles; and a brother, Kenneth, who died in infancy. Visitation was held from 4 to 9 p.m. on 30 Mar 1990 at Hanks Funeral Home in Brussels. Masonic rites were conducted at 7:30 p.m. that evening. Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. the following morning at the funeral home. The family requested that memorials, if desired, be given to the American Heart Association or to the South Calhoun County Ambulance Service.

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Lena Bonita "Bonnie" (Kraushaar) Kinder's husband Edmund Charles Kinder's father Pvt. Charles F. Kinder was born Apr. 27, 1892 in Brussels, Calhoun County, Illinois, and died Jul. 14, 1944 in Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri. Burial: Saint Matthew's Cemetery, Brussels, Calhoun County, Illinois. The son of Henry A. Kinder, Sr. and Helena "Lena" Woehler, Charles served in the United States Army during World War I. He was a private when he received his discharge from the service. Charles married Lillie Schulze (1903 - 1994) on 09 Jun 1921 in Calhoun County, Illinois. He was a farmer, and they were the parents of 2 children. Charles was a member of the American Legion, and their emblem is engraved on the stone directly above his name. At the time of his death, Charles was 52 years, 2 months and 17 days old. He was survived by his wife, Lillie, who passed away in 1994. Father of: Kenneth Kinder and Edmund Charles Kinder.

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Lena Bonita "Bonnie" (Kraushaar) Kinder's husband Edmund Charles Kinder's grandfather Henry A. Kinder, Sr. was born Jul. 29, 1860 in Golden Eagle, Calhoun County, Illinois, and died Feb. 22, 1938 in Brussels, Calhoun County, Illinois. Burial: Henry A. Kinder, Sr. Cemetery. Golden Eagle, Calhoun County, Illinois. The son of John J. Kinder, Sr. and Caroline Bush, Henry married Lena Woehler (1866 - 1952) on 08 Sep 1885 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a farmer, and they were the parents of 8 children. Henry died suddenly following a heart attack at the age of 77 years, 5 months and 24 days. He was buried on 25 Feb 1938 and was survived by his wife, Lena, who passed away in 1952. Father of: John Henry Kinder (1886 - 1956); Henry A. Kinder (1888 - 1929); August Lewis Kinder (1890 - 1960); Charles F. Kinder (1892 - 1944); Albert William Kinder (1894 - 1972); Edwin E. Kinder (1896 - 1969); Francis Richard Kinder (1898 - 1982); and Edna E. Kinder Mossman (1901 - 1995)

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Lena Bonita "Bonnie" (Kraushaar) Kinder's husband Edmund Charles Kinder's great grandfather John Jay Kinder, Sr. Was born Aug. 5, 1808 in Northeimer Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany, and died Jan. 27, 1868, Burial: Kinder Cemetery, Calhoun County, Illinois. Born in Verliehausen*, Koenigreich Hannover [Germany] in 1808, {*Verliehausen is a village (now a quarter) that is part of the municipality of Uslar in Lower Saxony. Uslar is part of the Hanover district. Hanover used to be an independent kingdom and was known as Koenigreich.} - [Explanation provided by courtesy of Isa Bernardy.] John Jay Kinder, Sr. came to the United States in the 1840's at or about the same time as his younger brother, Friedrich. The surname Kinder was "Günther" (or "Günter") when the family lived in Germany and sometimes appears as such on old records. They eventually made their way to Calhoun County, Illinois. Friedrich married Caroline Fester in Oct 1848. John married Caroline Johanna Bush (1826-1895) about that same time. John farmed in southern Calhoun County, and they were the parents of 10 children. In 1854, Friedrich traveled back to Germany in an attempt to convince the mother of the Kinder boys to join her sons in Illinois. When Friedrich returned to America, he arrived on 22 Sep 1854 on board a ship named the Germanic with another brother, Georg C. Kinder, but without their mother. "George" married Karoline Otto and also settled in Calhoun County. John died in 1868 at the age of 59 years, 5 months and 22 days. He was buried in Kinder Cemetery and was survived by his wife, Caroline, who passed away in 1895. There are 2 markers for John Jay Kinder, Sr. at Kinder Cemetery. The original is written entirely in German and gives his name as Johann Günter. A tall, modern stone for both John and Caroline sits next to the original. Children: 8 daughters, 2 sons: Mary Anna Kinder Keehner (1850 - 1912); Charlotte Louise Kinder Fester (1851 - 1931); Hallana L. Kinder (1853 - 1854); Caroline W. Kinder (1855 - 1938); Hanni Elizabeth Kinder (1857 - 1858); Sarah Ann Kinder Haug (1858 - 1946); Henry A. Kinder (1860 - 1938); Christine Caroline Georgine Kinder (1862 - 1897); John Jay Kinder (1864 - 1945); and Magdalena Kinder Krause (1866 - 1957).

John Delp

Charles Walter Delp's brother and Andrew and Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp's son John Delp/Delph (he and his children sometimes spelled the last name Delph) married Elizabeth Ellen Brambough and they had these children-Etta, George, Lottie, Bessie and Jesse. His wife Elizabeth Ellen (Brambough) Delp died in 1914. Her obituary - Died 1914. Mrs John Delp, wife of John Delp, was buried Saturday in Elsah cemetery, with Rev. W. Fahnestock of Elsah Methodist church officiating. Her husband John was a section foreman for C. P. & St. Louis on the Grafton branch.

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(1) John and Ella (Brambough) Delp's son Jesse Delph born 2-24-1895 in Qunicy IL, died 1-27-1960, married Anna Smith on 11-44-1914 in Morgan County IL. He worked for the Wabash railroad. His wife Anna (Smith) Delph died 4-27-1977. Their daughter Orma Fayne Delph married Russell Robert Meier on 5-21-1933 in Franklin, Il. They lived in Bluffs where their daughter Janis Lee Meier was born 8-30-38. Their son Robert Meier was born 3-22-1940. Later they moved to the farm where Russell had grown up near Exeter, IL. Orma died 3-2-1993.

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(2) John and Ella (Brambough) Delp's son George Delp's obituary - DELP, GEORGE/Source: Alton Evening Telegraph, December 19, 1919 -- George Delp, 33, died last night at his home on East Fourteenth street, following an illness of one year. Last year he became ill with influenza and though he recovered the attack left him with a throat affection which later caused his death. During his illness Delp's wife was his nurse. When he first became ill she was a victim of the same affliction. She was brought home from the hospital when her husband became ill, and though ill, she devotedly served him as nurse. When her husband became ill Mrs. Delp seemed to recover that she might help her husband. Delp was born on February 21, 1886, at Downing, Ill., and for many years has been a resident of Alton. He was a member of the local council of the Knights of Columbus. Delp is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bertha Delp, and a son, Ralph, ten years old. He leaves also his father, John Delp of St. Louis, and his grandmother, Mrs. Polett of Grafton, and three sisters, Mrs. W. Mackey of Archville, Ill., Mrs. L. Rose of Oklahoma, and Mrs. E. Camp of this city. He leaves a brother, Jesse Delp of Chapin, Ill. The funeral will be tomorrow morning from the home at 804 East Fourteenth street. Requiem mass will be celebrated at SS. Peter and Paul's Cathedral at 8:30 a.m., and interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

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George Delp's wife Bertha (Richey) Delp's obituary - DELP, BERTHA (nee RICHEY)/Source: Alton Evening Telegraph, October 21, 1920 -- Mrs. Bertha Delp, wife of George Delp who died ten months ago, passed away yesterday afternoon at five o'clock at the home of her mother, Mrs. Mathilda Richey of 8 East Fourteenth street. Mrs. Delp has been very ill and her death was not unexpected. She leaves a small son, Ralph. Mrs. Delp was born in Deerplain, January 13, 1890, but has resided in Alton for some time. Besides her eleven year old son, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Matilda Richey, one sister, Mrs. S. Dashley, and by three brothers, Albert, Ernest and Oscar Richey. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock from the Cathedral. Interment will be in Greenwood cemetery.

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George Delp's wife Bertha (Richey) Delp was the daughter of Stephen Milton Richey, son of Milton and Margaret (Court) Richey. He was born on May 21, 1849, near Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois. Stephen married Matilda Fortine in 1879. Matilda was born in February of 1858, in Deer Plain, Calhoun County, Illinois. Stephen and Matilda lived in Calhoun County, and then in Alton, Madison County, Illinois. They were the parents of eight children-Harry L Richey, Felix M Richey, Albert C Richey, Frank E Richey, Bertha C Richey, Ida Richey, Ernest L Richey, and Oscar C Richey. Bertha (Richey) Delp's grandfather Milton L. Richey, son of Stephen and Sarah (Browning) Richey, was born on January 2, 1820, in Green Township, Hamilton County, Ohio. Milton married Margaret Court, on July 4, 1841, in Jersey County, Illinois. They were married by Silas Crain, Justice of the Peace. Margaret was born January 22, 1825, in Madison County, Illinois. She was the daughter of William and Anna Abbott Court. Milton and Margaret lived in Jersey County and then Calhoun County, Illinois. Milton was a farmer. In later years, he was a mail carrier in the Jersey County area. Milton and Margaret were the parents of nine children. At some point in time, Milton acquired land in Jersey County in Richwood Township. At some point between 1850 and 1856 Milton sold his land in the Richwood township to his brother-in-law, Charles Court. Milton purchased the same parcel of land back from Charles by deed dated March 29, 1856, just prior to Charles' death. Margaret died on November 3, 1868, in Calhoun County, Illinois. Margaret was buried in a corn field near a river in Calhoun County, Illinois. Sometime in the late 1960s or early 1970s the family discovered the tombstone had been broken off and was lying in the field. The family took the stone and, with permission, erected it in St. Patrick's (Greenwood) Cemetery, at the grave sites of Oscar and Charles Richey, Margaret's grandsons. By the 1980s, however, the stone was no longer at St. Patrick's; its whereabouts is unknown. After Margaret died, Milton married Jane Jarney on December 12, 1869, in Jersey County, Illinois. They were married by Morris Thomas, Justice of the Peace. Milton died from pneumonia on February 10, 1883, in Grafton. He had been ill for eight days.According to the death register for Jersey County, Milton is buried at the Odd Fellows (Scenic Hill) Cemetery, in Grafton. No stone has been found for Milton. Children of Milton and Margaret (Court) Richey were-Caroline Richey, born 15 April 1842, died 22 November 1842; James Orville Richey, born 30 May 1844, Jersey County, Illinois, died 20 December 1891, St. Louis, Missouri; Sarah Ann Richey, born 18 April 1846, near Fieldon (Otterville), Jersey County, Illinois, died 20 March 1926, Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois; Jonathan Plowman Richey, born 18 April 1846, Otterville, Jersey County, Illinois, died 18 February 1933, Alton, Madison County, Illinois; Stephen Milton Richey, born 21 May 1849, near Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois, died 09 February 1909, Alton, Madison County, Illinois; Mary Ellen Richey, born 21 August 1851, Illinois, died 17 June 1875; Eliza Victoria Richey, born 08 October 1857, Illinois, died 14 December 1898, St. Louis, Missouri; Milton L. Richey, born 29 November 1860, died 18 August 1862; John W. Richey, born 01 September 1864, died 06 September 1864.

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(1a) George and Bertha (Richey) Delp's son Ralph Wesley Delp, was born 06 Apr 1909, in Illinois, and died 11 Mar 1981, in San Bernadino County, California. Ralph W. Delp, was born in Illinois. His father was born in Missouri, and his mother was born in Illinois. He is listed as son in the home of George and Bertha Delp on the 1910 census, Alton, Madison County, Illinois. The obituary for Bertha Delp, October 1920, notes that Bertha was survived by eleven-year-old son, Ralph Delp. After his parents died, Ralph was raised by his uncle and aunt, Frank and Ida Dashley. The obituary for Frank Dashley, August 1947, notes that Frank was survived by a nephew, Ralph Delp, of Los Angeles, who he raised. In 1930, Ralph W. Delp, 21 years old, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, is listed as boarder in the home of Denver Vantrees, in Alton, Illinois. Ralph was single, and working as a pattern maker at the glass manufacturer. Ralph married Helen M. Butts on September 27, 1961, in San Bernardino, California.

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John Delp later married Edna Grace (Price) Fitzgerald 9-28-1927 in Jersey County, IL. She was born 1 Apr. 1875, and died 14 May 1932. She was the daughter of of John & Mary (England) Price. She had been married previously to a man who's last name was Fitzgerald. She was buried in Fieldon Cemetery.

Albert Delp

Charles Walter Delp's brother and Andrew and Samantha Jane (Goddard) Delp's son Albert Delp was born 24 Feb. 1874, amd died 4-8-1936 in Jersey County, IL. He was buried in the Fieldon Cemetery in Jersey County, IL. he married Bertha Vanausdoll 8-20-1896 in Jersey County, IL, the daughter of Loren and Fannie (Lane) Vanausdoll. She was born 2-8-1880, and died 1-15-1971 in Jersey County, IL. Her burial was in Fieldon Cemetery. Albert and Bertha (Vanausdoll) Delp had 6 children-Leona Delp, Vera Delp, Roy Delp, Earl Delp, and 2 other daughters (names not known).

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Albert Delp's obituary - Albert Delp Of Jersey Dies JERSEYVILLE, April 8, 1936 — Albert Delp, died Wednesday morning at 13:40 a.m. at St. Louis County hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m., at Jerseyvllle at the Gubser funeral home. Burial will be in Fieldon cemetery. Besides his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Leona Reed of Alton, and Mrs. Vera Manual of Burlington, Iowa.; two sons, Roy of Alton, and Earl of St. Louis; his mother, Mrs. Jane Delp of Fleldon, and a brother, Charles, also of Fieldon, survive.

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Albert Delp's wife Bertha May (Vanausdoll) Delp's obituary - Delp - Mrs. Bertha May Delp, 90, of 1107 Hill Road, Alton, died at 10:20 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Hospital, where she had been a patient for eight hours. She was born Feb. 8,1880. Surviving are a son, Roy of Alton; a daughter, Mrs. Vera Webb of Oquawka, IL.; 21 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; and numerous great great-grandchildren; and a half-brother, John Balcom of McCluskey, IL. Her husband, Albert, three daughters, a son, and brother preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville with the Rev. C. L. Gruver of Alton officiating. Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Saturday.

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(1) Albert and Bertha (Vanausdoll) Delp's son Roy Delp was born in 1903 in MO, and died in Alton, Madison County, IL. He married Alice M. Scoggins born 1910 in IL. Roy and Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp had 6 children-Roy Delp, Betty Delp, Pearlie Delp, Dixie Delp, Marvin Delp, and Damon Delp.

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(1a) Roy and Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp's son Roy W. Delp's obituary - Roy W. Delp, 81, passed away at 12:56 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Willow Rose Rehab & Health Care in Jerseyville while under the care of St. Anthony's Hospice. He was born on March 20, 1928 in Jerseyville, Illinois, the son of Roy E. & Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp Roy and Erika (Stegmann) met in her home town, where he was stationed in Ober-Ramstadt, Germany on March 29, 1947. She came over to the USA in August 1949 and two weeks later they were married on August 20, 1949. They celebrated 59 years of marriage. She survives. Roy served his country as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII in Germany were he received a Victory Medal and also during the Korean Conflict where he received a Korean Service Medal and 2 Bronze Service Stars. He worked as a shipping foreman for Owens Illinois Glass Company for 44 ½ years retiring in 1993. He was a member of the Bethalto First Baptist Church. A lifetime member of the Alton VFW Post 1308, a member of the Alton Eagles F.O.E. 254 and he loved to travel in the United States and Europe. He enjoyed boxing, baseball, football, reading and most of all spending time with his family. He also loved to keep in touch with his army buddies. In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his 5 children and their spouses, Larry Delp of Godfrey, Shirley & Randy Durbin of East Alton, Norman Delp and Lana Scheffel of Brighton, Roger & Tina Delp of Brighton and Renate & Phil Stassi of Roxana; 9 grandchildren, Carrie, Julie E., Jason, Kyle, Erin, Stephanie, Valerie, Kimberly and Julie D.; 11 great grandchildren, 3 sisters & two brothers-in-law, Betty Landers of Wood River, Pearlie & Don Runion of Worden and Dixie & Paul Baldwin of Medora and a brother and sister-in-law, Marvin & Gloria Delp of East Alton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Damon Delp. In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 5 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Visitation will continue from 9 am to funeral services at 10 am on Friday, July 10, 2009 at the funeral home with Pastor Chip Faulkner officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto with full military honors by Alton VFW Post 1308. Memorials may be made to the Bethalto First Baptist Church Building Fund.

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Roy Delp's wife Erika (Stegmann) Delp's obituary - Erika Delp, 81, passed away unexpectedly at 10:47 am Friday, August 12, 2011 at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born on October 18, 1929 in Ober-Ramstadt Germany, the daughter of Heinrich and Anna (Stern) Stegmann. Roy and Erika (Stegmann) met in her home town, where he was stationed in Ober-Ramstadt, Germany on March 29, 1947. She came over to the USA in August 1949 and two weeks later they were married on August 20, 1949. They celebrated 59 years of marriage. Roy passed away July 7, 2009. Erika was employed at Owens IL in plant 7 in the packing department for 5 years. She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Bethalto and the Alton VFW Ladies AUX. She enjoyed crocheting, watching movies, traveling, cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Larry Delp of Godfrey, Shirley & Randy Durbin of East Alton, Norman Delp and Lana Scheffel-Delp of Brighton, Roger & Tina Delp of Sorento, IL and Renate & Phil Stassi of Roxana; 9 grandchildren and their spouses, Carrie Delp, Julie Eaker, Jason & Angela Eaker, Kyle & Emily Delp, Erin & Matt Jackson, Stephanie Burney, Valarie & Cory Lucas, Kimberly Stassi and Julie Delp; 14 great grandchildren; one sister, Hilda Keil of Germany; two brothers, Heinz and Horst Stegmann both of Germany and Several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, Olga Stegmann and Hedwig Stegmann and two brothers, Rudy and Walter Stegmann. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be at 10 am on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at the funeral home with Pastor Chip Faulkner officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Memorials may be made to the 1st Baptist Church of Bethalto.

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(1aa) Roy Walter & Erika (Stegmann) Delp's son Norman Edward Delp's obituary - Norman Edward Delp, 57, died unexpectedly at 9:02 a.m., Friday, July 26, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Alton on Oct. 30, 1955, one of five children born to the late Roy Walter & Erika (Stegmann) Delp. Norman grew up in Bethalto, and graduated in 1973 from Civic Memorial High School. He was a resident of Sand Springs, Ok., for many years where he was the owner/operator of Tulsa Pools in Tulsa, Ok. He returned back to the area in 2000, and was a member of Plasters and Cemetery Masons Local 90 out of Troy, and worked primarily with RCS Construction in Wood River. For the past eleven years Norman has been in a loving relationship with Lana Scheffel, and the two married Aug. 5, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and she survives. Also surviving are a son & daughter in law. Kyle & Emilie Delp of Wood River; a daughter, Julie Delp, and her companion, Tyler Christensen of Bixby, Ok.; three grandchildren, Emma Delp, Jenna Foutch, and Callie Christensen; two sisters & brothers in law, Shirley & Randy Durbin of East Alton, and Renate & Phil Stassi of Roxana; two brothers, Larry Delp of Godfrey and Roger Delp of Sorento. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Ed Reynolds will officiate. Burial will be in the Borlin Cemetery in rural Eldred. Memorials may be given to his family in care of the Crawford Funeral Home.

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(2a) Roy and Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp's daughter Wynona Pearl "Pearlie" (Delp) Runion's obituary - Wynona Pearl “Pearlie” Runion, 77, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2014 at her home. Born Dec. 10, 1937 in Alton, she was a daughter of Roy and Alice (Scoggins) Delp. She married Donald R. Runion March 29, 1969 in Alton. He passed away Feb. 6, 2011. Pearlie had worked at Al-Can and in the deli at K-Mart. She loved animals, crocheting and knitting, and gardening and canning from her garden. Survivors include 2 loving sisters, Betty Landers of Wood River and Dixie Baldwin of Alton; a brother, Marvin Delp of East Alton; 3 sons, Reggie N. Runion of Wood River, Steven E. Runion of Georgia, and Donald R. Runion, Jr. of Roxana; 2 special nieces, Dena Bush of Wood River and Debra Kelly of Roxana; several other nieces and nephews; and her beloved “baby”, her Eskimo snow dog, Snowball. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Roy and Damon Delp. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Apr. 10 at Paynic Home for Funerals, where services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Apr. 11. Pastor Rocky Runion will officiate. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the 5 A’s animal shelter.

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Roy and Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp's daughter Wynona Pearl "Pearlie" (Delp) Runion's husband Donald R. Runion's obituary - Donald R. Runion, Worden 02/06/2011 - Donald R. Runion, 74, passed away Sunday morning, February 6, 2011. He was born Feb. 2, 1927 in East St. Louis, Ill. to Dallas and Daisy (Elzy) Runion. He married Wynona Pearl Delp March 29, 1969 in Alton. She survives. The U.S. Army veteran worked as a mixer driver for the Teamsters, Local #525. In addition to his wife, surviving are three sons, Donald R. Runion, Jr. of East Alton, Steven E. Runion of Hinesville, Ga., and Reggie N. Runion of Worden; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; three brothers, Lee Arthur (Jean) Runion of Meadowbrook, Carl A. (Sharon) Runion of Doniphan, Mo.; and Everett (Betty) Runion of South Roxana; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, where Rev. Rocky Runion will officiate services at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10. Interment will be at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

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(3a) Roy and Alice M. (Scoggins) Delp's son Damon Delp was born Nov. 18, 1932 in Illinois, and died Oct. 13, 2001 in East alton, Madison County, Illinois. He married Marlene Zerow, and they had these children--Robbie Delp, Franice (Delp) Carter, and David Delp.

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(1aa) Damon and Marlene (Zerow) Delp's son Robbie Delp was born in Illinois. He married Edwina McNelly, and they had these children-Ashley Louise Delp and Dana Delp.

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(1aaa) Robbie and Edwina (McNelly) Delp's daughter Ashley Louise Delp's obituary - East Alton - Friday, April 1 2016 - Ashley Louise Delp, 29, was granted her angel wings, on April 1, 2016 at 12:48pm from complications of her liver condition (NASH), with her family by her side. She was born May 3, 1986, in Alton, to Robbie and Edwina Delp. She loved life and gave to anyone who needed a hand and a loving thought. She loved being with her family, no matter where they were or what they were doing. She studied massage therapy at Sanford Brown and criminal justice at Lewis and Clark Community College. She enjoyed shopping, reading, crafting, yard sales, her pets Bella and Izzy, and having lunch with her friends. She is survived by her parents, Edwina and Robbie Delp of East Alton, one brother: Dana and Kim Delp, their children, Grace, Jasper, and Quincy of Edwardsville and Brian Pratt a close and loving friend. They will miss her beautiful sweet smile and loving ways. She was preceded in death are grandparents Damon and Lena Delp, Edward and Juanita McNelly, and her aunt Kannarol Love McNelly. In celebration of her life, visitation, will be from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Friday, April 8, 2016, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Mid America Transplant Services, 1110 Highlands Plaza Drive East, #100, St. Louis, Missouri 63110 or to the family. Memorials may be made to the 5 A’s animal shelter in Alton.

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(2aa) Damon and Marlene (Zerow) Delp's son Sammy L. Delp's obituary - Sammy L. Delp, 59, passed away at 9:05pm on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at his residence. He was born on November 11, 1959, in Alton, the son of the late Damon and Marlene (Zerow) Delp. Survivors include a son and daughter in law: Jamey and Meredith Delp of Godfrey, four grandchildren: Austin, Dawson, Mason, Madison, a sister: Franice Carter of Modesto, Illinois, two brothers and sisters in law: David and Terri Delp of Cottage Hills, Rob and Edwina Delp of East Alton, and many other extended family and friends. In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to the family. Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Wilde Lyles

Thomas Wilde Lyles was born in 1834 and died in 1881. He was a Civil War Veteran. He was buried at Chapman-Paradise Cemetery, Fidelity Township, Jersey County, IL. He married Agnes Cairns Sept. 14, 1863 in Jersey County, IL. Thomas Wilde Lyles and Agnes (Cairns) Lyles had these children-James T. Lyles, Fountain H. Lyles, and Alexander Lyles.

(Note: The Lyles surname is sometimes spelled Lyle, Liles, and Lisle in census, marriage, obituary and other records.)

James Thomas Lyles

James Thomas Lyles (son of Thomas Wilde Lyles and Agnes (Cairns) Lyles) was born Jan. 6, 1872, and died Mar. 23, 1938. He is buried at Piasa Cemetery, Macoupin County, IL. He married Amelia B. Geisler July 1, 1900 in Jersey County, IL. She was born in 1882 and died in 1957. She is also buried in Piasa Cemetery. James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles had 7 children-Lloyd L. Lyles, Harry Lyles, James R. Lyles, Fern Lyles, Jean Lyles, Genevieve "Jeannie" Lyles, and Anna Belle Lyles.

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James Thomas Lyles's obituary - Funeral of James Lyies, JERSEYVILLE - Funeral services for James T. Lyles were held at the Catholic Church in Brighton, Friday afternoon, March 25, at 2 o'clock and interment was in the Plasa Cemetery. Lyles, a farmer residing east of Jerseyville, died at his home at 8:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, March 23, following an illness of two weeks' duration. He was the son of the late Thomas Wilde and Agnes Cairns Lyles and was born near Brighton, Jan. 6, 1872. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Amelia Lyles and several children.

(1) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's son Lloyd L. Lyles Sr. was born the 16 of July 1915 at Shipman, IL. Lloyd L. Lyles Sr., 66, of 707 E. Prairie, Jerseyville, IL died unexpectedly at 11 pm Feb. 2, 1982 at the Edinburg General Hospital, Edinburg, Tex. He was a truck driver for the teamsters. He is buried in the Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He married the former Mary E. Kraushaar 18 Jan. 18, 1934 in Fieldon, IL. Mary Edith Kraushaar was born in 1920 in Rosedale Township, Jersey County, IL. She died 2-22-1991. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Charlotte (Atwood) Kraushaar. Mary Edith (Kraushaar) Lyles is buried in the Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's had 8 children-Charlotte Lyles, Linda Lyles, Mary Lee Lyles, Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr, Sherman Frank Lyles, James Thomas Lyles, David Edward Lyles, and Gary Neal Lyles.

(Note: Mary Edith (Kraushaar) Lyles's father Clarence Kraushaar was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. He was the son of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. Joseph Kraushaar was a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar)

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Lloyd Leon Lyles's obitusry - LYLES. Unknown newspaper, 9 Feb. 1982: Lloyd L. Lyles, Sr., 66, of 707 E. Prairie, Jerseyville died unexpectedly at 11 pm 2 Feb. at the Edinburg General Hospital, Edinburg, Tex. He was born 16 July 1915 at Shipman, a son of James Thomas and Amelia Geisler Lyles and was a truck driver for the teamsters. His survivors include his wife, the former Mary E. Kraushaar whom he married 18 Jan. 1934 in Fieldon; five sons, Lloyd L., Jr. and Sherman Frank of Jerseyville, James T. of Atlanta, Ga., David of Alton and Gary of Fieldon; Daughters: Charlotte Dawson of Godfrey, Linda Cheek of Delhi and Mary Lee Dunham of Fieldon; 31 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; one brother, Harry of Jerseyville; four sisters, Jane Taviner of Hardin, Anna Belle Brown of Gillespie, Fern Krueger of Fieldon and Genevieve Ponataro of Kampsville. Services were conducted at Jacoby Brothers funeral home by the Rev. Wilbert Davis. Interment was in the Fieldon cemetery. The heart fund was named as a memorial.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr.'s wife Mary Edith (Kraushaar) Lyles's obituary - LYLES. Unknown newspaper: Jerseyville - Mary Edith Lyles, 71, died at 4:01 pm Friday, 22 Feb. 1991 at home. Born in Rosedale township, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Charlotte (Atwood) Kraushaar. She married Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. on 18 Jan. 1934 in Fieldon. He died 2 Feb. 1982. Surviving are three Daughters, Charlotte Dawson of Alton, Linda Cheek of Delhi and Mary Lee Dunham of Fieldon; five sons, Lloyd Leon Lyles, Jr. Of Jerseyville, James Thomas Lyles of Winder, Ga., Sherman Frank Lyles of Mount Vernon, David Edward Lyles of Taylorville and Gary Neal Lyles of Fieldon; 33 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; a sister, Beulah Fryman of Jerseyville; and a brother, Sherman Kraushaar of Jerseyville. Preceding her in death were a grandson; and a sister, Myrtle Delp. Visitation is from 4 to 9 pm today at Jacoby-Schroeder funeral home in Jerseyville, where services are at 10 am Monday. Kevin Shaw will officiate. Burial is in Fieldon cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society.

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(1a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's daughter Charlotte Lyles was born on Aug. 17, 1934. She died Dec. 19, 2010, at her residence in Alton, Madison County, IL. She married William R. Dawson on Jan. 12, 1952, in Alton, Madison County, IL. He Preceded her in death. William and Charlotte (Lyles) Dawson had these children-Thomas L. Dawson, Willim R. Dawson Jr., Jeffery A. Dawson and Daniel P. Dawson.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's daughter Charlotte (Lyles) Dawson's obituary - Charlotte Dawson, 76, passed away at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at her residence in Alton. She was born on Aug. 17, 1934, the daughter of Lloyd and Mary Lyles. She married William R. Dawson on Jan. 12, 1952, in Alton. This year they celebrated 58 years of marriage. He preceded her in death. Charlotte was a wonderful mother and homemaker who loved to garden. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. She is survived by a son, Thomas L. (Christina) Dawson and a daughter-in-law, Dawn Dawson (Jeff); two sisters, Mary Lee (Kenny) Dunham, Linda (Bud) Cheek; two brothers, James (Sally), David (Faye) Lyles; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, her parents; three sons, Willim R. Dawson Jr., Jeffery A. Dawson and Daniel P. Dawson; and three brothers, Lloyd Jr., Frank and Gary Lyles, preceded her in death. According to her wishes there will be no service and cremation rites will be accorded.

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(2a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's daughter Linda Lou Lyles married James Darwin Cheek 9-19-1953 and they lived in Delhi, IL. James D. and Linda (Lyles) Cheek had 7 children-Michael Darwin Cheek, Lynn Cheek, James Cheek, Kathy Cheek, Darlene Cheek, Stacey Cheek, and Marlene Cheek.

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(1aa) James D. and Linda (Lyles) Cheek's son Michael Darwin Cheek's obituary - Michael Darwin Cheek, 57, died suddenly at 6:29 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence. He was born Nov. 20, 1953, in Granite City, the oldest child born to James D. and Linda (Lyles) Cheek. He was an avid outdoorsman, a talented woodcarver and sketch artist, loved to play the guitar, and was extremely interested in history, with a keen interest in the American Indian and the Civil War era. He is survived by his mother, Linda Cheek of Jerseyville; two brothers and sisters-in law, Lynn and Cathy Cheek of Brighton, and Jim and Becky Cheek of Kane; four sisters and brothers in law, Kathy and Mike Tilton of Godfrey, Darlene and Bobby Cox of Alton, Marlene Cheek of Bethalto and Stacey Cheek of Alton; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Private family services will be held. Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of the arrangements.

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(3a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's daughter Mary Lee Lyles married Kenneth H. Dunham 4-16-1955 in Jersey County, IL and they live in Fieldon, IL.

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(4a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr. died Oct. 28, 1994. He married Caryl Joyce Chappell 5-7-1955 in Jersey County, IL. She was born in Jerseyville on Dec. 5, 1937 to the late Charles Isreal and Lucielle Irene (Joy) Chappell. She died December 15, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital, in Alton, Madison County, IL. Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr. and Caryl Joyce (Chappell) Lyles had 8 children-Benjamin Lyles, Laurie Lyles, Joyce Lyles, Clint Lyles, Larry Lyles, Greg Lyles, Mary Lyles and Theresa Lyles. Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr. died in 1994.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr.'s wife Caryl Joyce (Chappell) Lyles's obituary - Caryl Joyce (Chappell) Lyles, 76, died Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born in Jerseyville on Dec. 5, 1937 born to the late Charles Isreal and Lucielle Irene (Joy) Chappell. Caryl was a retired Registered Nurse with the Alton State Hospital and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Jerseyville. She married Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. on May 7, 1955 in Jerseyville, and he died Oct. 28, 1994. Surviving are her eight children & their spouses, Laurie & Bob Miller of Greenville, Mi., Joyce & Dean Gray of Jerseyville, Clinton E. & Karen Lyles Sr. of Bedias, Tx., Larry Leon and Joann Lyles Jr. of Goose Creek, SC., Gregory Dean & Jan Lyles of Godfrey, Mary Lou Lyles of Jerseyville, Theresa & Mike Menrath of Nashville, Tn., and Benjamin Allen Lyles of Tuscon, Az.; 20 Grandchildren; 18 Great Grandchildren; a very dear friend, Mary Pine of Jerseyville; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Nathaniel Ryan Lyles; two brothers, Melvin Chappell and Laverne Chappell; and three sisters, Maxine Cummings, Dorothy Moore, and Ruth Warner. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Gary Potter will officiate. She will be laid to rest in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to BJC Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr.'s wife Caryl Joyce (Chappell) Lyles's brother Glen Melvin "Mel" Chappell"s obituary - Glen Melvin "Mel" Chappell, 85, Commander, USN (Ret.), passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, in Oceanside after a long illness. Born in Arnold, Neb., March 1, 1923, to Lucy and Charles Chappell, he grew up in Jerseyville. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Patricia Roberts Chappell. He joined the Navy in 1942, serving as a bomber pilot during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Shangri-La. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1948 with an engineering degree, worked for Kaiser-Frazer, and then re-entered the Navy in 1951, serving until 1959. Besides his career as a Navy pilot, he was a mechanical engineer in civil service, a hardware store owner and a real estate agent. During retirement, he relished traveling the world with his wife or friends. He was active in the Masonic order, High Twelve, and Associate Guardian of Job's Daughters in Colfax, Calif.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Ralph Evans of Vista, Calif.; his daughter, Mary Chappell of Ventura, Calif.; his grandson, Brent Evans, and family of Charlotte, N.C.; his granddaughter, Erica Evans Battaglia, and family of San Francisco; his three great-granddaughters, Anamaria and Daniela Evans and Violet Battaglia; his brother, Howard Laverne Chappell of Columbia, S.C.; his sisters, Ruth Warner and Caryl Lyles of Jerseyville; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, in Vista, Calif. Cremation was handled by the Neptune Society. The family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr.'s wife Caryl Joyce (Chappell) Lyles's sister Ruth Marie (Chappel) Warner's obituary - Ruth Marie Warner, 84, died at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Jerseyville Manor. She was born Nov. 8, 1926, in Brighton to Charles and Lucy Irene (Joy) Chappell. Her marriage to William Russell "Rusty" Warner took place July 23, 1949, in Jerseyville. He survives. She retired from Jersey State Bank as a bank clerk and cashier and was a 50-plus year member of the Jerseyville 1st United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband of Jerseyville, survivors include one son, Dennis Lee and Miranda Warner of Flushing, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Alex and Naomi Ruth; one great-grandchild, Sydney; and one sister, Caryl Lyles of Jerseyville. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Moore and Maxine Cummings; two brothers, Howard and Glenn Chappell; and Eloise Walters, who was raised together with Ruth as sisters. Visitation will be from 2 until time of services at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home. The Revs. Mark Myers and Dennis Hill will officiate. Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

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(5a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son Sherman Frank Lyles is deceased. He lived in Mount Vernon, IL.

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(6a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son James Thomas Lyles lives in Winder, GA.

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(7a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son David Edward Lyles lives in Taylorville, IL.

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(8a) Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son Gary Neal Lyles was born July 17, 1952, in Alton, Madison County, IL. He died Dec. 9, 2004 in Jersey County, IL, His burial was at Grimes-Neeley Cemetery, Jersey County, IL. He married the former Barbara Powers on Dec. 19, 1970, in Fieldon, Jersey County, IL. He was a Vietnam War Veteran with the U.S. Army. Gary Neal Lyles and Barbara (Powers) Lyles had 2 sons-John Lyles and Joseph Lyles.

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Lloyd Leon Lyles Sr. and Mary (Kraushaar) Lyles's son Gary Neal Lyles's obituary - Gary Neal Lyles, 52, died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004, at his home after a courageous and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born July 17, 1952, in Alton, He married the former Barbara Powers on Dec. 19, 1970, in Fieldon. She survives. A lifelong resident of Jersey County, he loved the outdoors, especially those occasions when he was able to spend time with his two sons, whether it be hunting, trout fishing or camping. He was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs fan and was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Brighton Gun Club. He had been employed for the past 18 years as a machinist at Owens-Illinois machine shop in Godfrey, retiring last year because of his health.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Jennifer Lyles of Jerseyville and Joe and Sandy Lyles of Fieldon; three sisters, Charlotte Dawson of Alton, Linda Cheek of Delhi and Mary Lee Dunham of Fieldon; two brothers, James Thomas Lyles of Atlanta and David Edwards Lyles of Taylorville; his mother-in-law, Priscilla Powers of Fieldon; and three sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Joanie and Kevin Ruyle and Cathy and RC Beiermann, all of Jerseyville, and Pauline Norris of Hamburg and James Powers of Fieldon. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Lloyd Leon Lyles Jr. and Sherman Frank Lyles, and his father-in-law, John Douglas Powers. In honor of his service during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army, military rites were conducted at the Grimes-Neeley Cemetery in Jerseyville by the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492.

(2) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's son Harry W. Lyles was born in 1903 in Jersey County, IL. Harry W. Lyles, age 80, died in 1984 at St. Joseph's hospital after a lengthy illness. Burial was at Gunterman cemetery near Fieldon, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He was a retired carpenter with Local 377 in Granite City. He married the former Edna Devening on 22 July 1922 in Hardin. Born 29 Jun. 1903 in Jersey County, IL. She died at age 78 on Feb. 3 1982 at Jersey Comm. Hospital. Her burial was in the Gunterman cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. She was a daughter of James and Hester (Mefford) Devening.

Harry and Edna Devening Lyles are survived by four sons, Dick Lyles, Jim Lyles, and Bob Lyles, all of Jerseyville and Herb Lyles of Texas; nine daughters, Ruby Williams, Pete Jones, Lillie Wilson married Vernon B. Wilson 12-20-1947, Marcella "Mickey" Wallace married Clyde V. Wallace 2-4-1953, Nora Jones, Edith Dugger, all of Jerseyville, Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Cora Hadlock of Colorado and Janice O'brien of Itasca.

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Harry W. Lyle's obituary - LYLES. Unknown newspaper, 3 Jan. 1984: Jerseyville - Harry Lyles, 80, died at 8:46 pm Monday at St. Joseph's hospital after a lengthy illness. He was a retired carpenter with Local 377 in Granite City. He was born in Jersey county, son of the late James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles. He married the former Edna Devening on 22 July 1922 in Hardin. She died on 3 Feb. 1982. Surviving are four sons, Dick, Jim, and Bob Lyles, all of Jerseyville and Herb of Texas; nine daughters, Ruby Williams, Pete Jones, Lillie Wilson, Mickey Wallace, Nora Jones, Edith Dugger, all of Jerseyville, Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Cora Hadlock of Colorado and Janice O'brien of Itasca; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; four sisters, Fern Krueger of Fieldon, Jean Taviner of Hardin, Jeannie Pantero of Kampsville and Annabelle Martin of Gillespie. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 pm Wednesday at Jacoby Brothers funeral home in Jerseyville and funeral services will be conducted there at 10:30 am. Thursday. Burial will be in Gunterman cemetery near Fieldon. Memorials may be made to the Red Cross.

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Harry W. Lyle's wife Edna M. (Devening) Lyles's obituary - LYLES. Unknown newspaper, 9 Feb. 1982: The funeral of Edna M. Lyles, 78, of 421 Barr, Jerseyville was conducted Friday afternoon from Jacoby Brothers funeral home by the Rev. Robert Broeder. Burial was in the Gunterman cemetery. She died at 9:10 am 3 Feb. at Jersey Comm. Hospital. Born 29 Jun. 1903 in Jersey county, she was a daughter of James and Hester Mefford Devening and married Harry W. Lyles on 22 July 1922. She is survived by four sons, Dick, James L., Robert J., all of Jerseyville, Herbert B. of Houston, Tex.; ten Daughters, Ruby Williams, Essie Heitzig, Pete Jones, Lillie Wilson, Mae Loshe, Marcella "Mickey" Wallace, Nora Jones and Edith Dugger, all of Jerseyville, Cora Hadlock of Kremmling, Colo. and Janice Ippolitoof Itasca. Also surviving are 54 grandchildren and 40 great grandchildren; and a sister, Leta Henneberg of Jerseyville. She was preceded in death by her parents, a Son, L. C. Lyles; two infant daughters; five brothers and a sister. The American Red Cross has been named as a memorial.

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(1a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles were preceded in death by their son L. C. Lyles who died Oct. 20, 1979: L. C. Lyles, 42, of Baraboo, Wis. was killed instantly about midnight 20 Oct. when he was stuck by a car while crossing an intersection in Baraboo. He was thrown into the path of an oncoming car. He was born 11 Dec. 1936 in Jersey county, the son of Harry and Edna Devening Lyles of Jerseyville.

His survivors include his wife, the former Gloria Ann Worlik whom he married in 1967; one son, Craig Lyles, and a daughter, Holly Ann; nine sisters, Mrs. Ruby Williams, Mrs. Frank Jones, Mrs. Lillie Wilson, Mrs. Marcella "Mickey" Wallace, Mrs. Nora Jones and Mrs. Edith Dugger, Jerseyville; Mrs Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Mrs. Cora Hadlock of Kremmling, Colo. And Mrs. Janice Ipplotio of Springfield; four brothers, Harry "Dick" Lyles, James L. Lyles and Robert Lyles of Jerseyville and Herbert Lyles of Houston, Tex. His burial was in Baraboo.

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(2a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's son Herbert B. Lyles's obituary - Herbert B. Lyles, 68, formerly of Jerseyville, died suddenly Sunday, March 26, 2006, in Houston. Born Feb. 9, 1938, in Jersey County, he was one of 16 children of Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles. He married the former Barbara Winkowski in 1959, and they had two sons before her death in 1966. He then married the former Lois Brooks, and they had three children before their eventual divorce.

He is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rickie and Vickie Lyles, David Lyles and Jason and Carla Lyles, all of Houston; one daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Tracy Covington of Arenzville; a son-in-law, Jeff Roberts of Brighton; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; three brothers, Harry "Dick" Lyles of Jerseyville, James Lyles of Kane and Robert Lyles of Jerseyville; eight sisters, Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Hazel "Pete" Jones, Lillie Wilson and Mickey Wallace, all of Jerseyville, Cora Hadlock of Casper, Wyo., Nora Jones and Edie Dugger, both of Jerseyville, and Janice O'Brien of Osage Beach, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Dawn (Lyles) Roberts, on Feb. 20, 2003; a son, Richard Seymour, on April 9, 1999; one brother, Lloyd Lyles; and three sisters, Ruby Williams, Dottie Lyles and Violet Lyles. His body has been cremated. Memorial visitation was from noon until services at 1 p.m. Friday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Father William Hembrow officiated. Burial of his cremains took place at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, with Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 conducting military rites.

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(3a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's daughter Ruby I. Lyles was born in Jersey County, IL. She died in August 1994 in Jersey County, IL. She married Maurice B. Williams July 26, 1941, in Elsberry, Mo. Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams's husband Maurice B. Williams died March 20, 2007 in Jerseyville, IL. He was born March 7, 1918, in Fieldon, IL. Maurice and Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams's had 6 children-Maurice B. "MB" Williams, Merle L. Williams, Dennis D. Williams, Don E. Williams, Gil L. Williams, and Janet Williams who died in infancy.

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Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams's husband Maurice B. Williams's obituary - Maurice B. Williams, 89, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. Born March 7, 1918, in Fieldon, he served with the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 until 1946. He was a self-employed truck driver for 61 years, served as a school trustee since 1964 and served on the Jerseyville Mutual Insurance board for 21 years. He was a member of Fieldon United Church of Christ since 1926 and Fieldon Masonic Lodge 592. He married Ruby I. Lyles on July 26, 1941, in Elsberry, Mo. She died in August 1994. He and Katherine Bruns-Booth were married on Jan. 24, 1997, in Roxana. She survives.

Also surviving are five sons and four daughters-in-law, Maurice B. "MB" and Karen Williams of Carrollton, Merle L. Williams of Fieldon, Dennis D. and Vicki Williams, Don E. and Donna Williams and Gil L. and Karen Williams, all of Jerseyville; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lela Siedlar of East Alton and Emma Berkel of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and two adopted nieces, Phyllis Frazer and Bernice Guilander. Besides his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Janet Williams; a sister, Imogene Tindall; and grandparents, Oscar and Emmaline Williams.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with Masonic funeral rites by Fieldon Lodge 592 at 3:30 p.m. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fieldon United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Barbara Alley officiating. Burial, with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 492 of Jerseyville, will be at Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Fieldon United Church of Christ.

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(1aa) Maurice and Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams's son Don E. Williams's obituary - Don E. Williams, 60, died at 10:37 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at his residence after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born at home in Fieldon on July 22, 1951, and was the son of the late Maurice and Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams. He attended Jersey Community High School and was a truck driver his entire life, owning and operating Don Williams Trucking for many years. He enjoyed his family, spoiling his grandchildren, and spending time and fishing at their cabin at Carlinville Lake. He married the former Donna Jean Isringhausen on Dec. 5, 1970, at the home of her parents in Jerseyville, and they have shared 40 years together.

In addition to his wife, Donna, surviving are three children and their spouses, Tammy and Scott Turman of Jerseyville, Crisha and Matt Dunham of Fieldon, and Tim Williams of Jerseyville; five grandchildren, Austin, Jamie and Connor Turman, Brent and Holly Dunham; four brothers and sisters- in-law, Maurice "M.B." Williams, and his wife, Karen Wagner of Carrollton, Merle Williams of Fieldon, Dennis and Vicki Williams, and Gil and Karen Williams, all of Jerseyville; and two sisters-in-law, Linda Probst of Kane and Alice Hemphill and her husband, Darrell of Lincoln, Neb. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Janet I. Williams; and a brother-in-law, John Probst. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Rev. Barbara Alley will officiate. Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or to the Panther Athletic Club.

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(4a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's daughter Marcella Jean "Mickey" (Lyles) Wallace's obituary - Marcella Jean "Mickey" (Lyles) Wallace, 74, died at midnight Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 14, 1933, in Fieldon, the eighth child of 17 born to Harry W. and Edna (Devening) Lyles. She was employed as a cook on the barge lines for a number of years. She loved to fish, play bingo and winter in Lake Placid, Fla., with her dear friend and companion, Edward McKay, who is deceased.

She is survived by three daughters and a son-in-law, Vickey Bennett of Alton, Valerie Shea of Fieldon and Vaunda and Terry Richardson of Jerseyville; a son and daughter-in-law, Vernon and Tracey Wallace of Kampsville; five grandchildren and their spouses, Marcie and Dan Snyder of Hardin, Craig Hansen of Alton, Louis and Nicki Richardson of Eureka Springs, Ark., Cameron Wallace of Alton and Brooke Wallace of Kampsville; three great-grandchildren, Kelcey and James Snyder and James Lyles of Kane; and eight sisters, Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Hazel "Pete" Jones of Jerseyville, Mae Vickers of Satsuma, Calif., Lillie Wilson of Jerseyville, Cora Hadlock of Casper, Wyo., Nora Jones and Edie Dugger, both of Jerseyville, and Jani O'Brien of Lake Ozark, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Ruby Williams and infants Violet and Dottie Lyles; two brothers, Herbert Lyles and L.C. Lyles; and an adopted brother, Harry Lee Lyles. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where the Rev. Don Staten will officiate at funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Gunterman Cemetery in rural Fieldon. Memorials may be given to Gunterman Cemetery or to the family in care of the funeral home.

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(5a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's daughter Hazel Geraldine "Pete" (Lyles) Jones's obituary - Hazel Geraldine "Pete" Jones, 86, died at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Jersey County on June 11, 1926, and was the daughter of the late Harry W. and Edna Mae (Devening) Lyles. Pete married Francis "Frank" Jones on June 17, 1949, in Jerseyville, and together they have shared nearly 64 years together. Surviving are her husband, Frank Jones, of Jerseyville; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Joan Jones of Hendersonville, Tenn.; three daughters and a son-in-law, Linda Cassidy, and her companion, Jerry Cassidy of Godfrey, Debra and Bruce Gray of Litchfield, and Karla McSchooler of Canton; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Richard "Dick" Lyles of Jerseyville, James Lyles of Kane and Robert Lyles of Jerseyville; seven sisters, Essie Heitzig of Fieldon, Mae Lohse of Florida, Lillie Wilson and Nora Jones, both of Jerseyville, Cora Hadlock of Casper, Wy., Edith Dugger of Jerseyville, and Janice O'Brien of Lake Ozark, Mo.; along with numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Loren Robert "Buddy" Bishop; two sisters, Ruby Williams and Marcella "Mickey" Wallace; and two infant sisters, Violet and Dodie; and two brothers, LC Lyles and Herbert Lyles. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with the Rev. Joel Lohr officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Blessing Hospice of Greene County. The Jones family would like to sincerely thank both Dr. Cristy Elving and Jersey Community Hospital for the loving and compassionate care shown to Pete during her illness.

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(6a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's son James Leo Lyles's wife Barbara Alice (Briggs) Lyles's obituary - ABarbara Alice Lyles, 72, died at 7:02 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Jerseyville on Oct. 24, 1940, and was the daughter of the late William Jefferson and Pearl (Cope) Briggs. She graduated in 1958 from Jersey Community High School, and had worked as a clerk for Central Illinois Public Service (CIPS) and for over 25 years was a cook with Fran & Marilyn’s Restaurant in AJerseyville. She married James Leo Lyles on Oct. 22, 1960, in Jerseyville, and together they have shared nearly 53 years together. Surviving are her husband, James Lyles of Kane; a daughter, Cheryl Wadlow of Kane; two sons and a daughter-in-law, James Patrick Lyles of Kane, and Kevin and Karla Lyles of St. Peters, Mo.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Thelma Davis and Grace Kanallakan both of Jerseyville, Elsie Simpson of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Marcella Lyles of Winder, Ga.; along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Roberts; and four brothers, Morris Briggs, Charles “Stormy” Briggs, Paul Briggs and William Briggs. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Peace United Church of Christ in Jerseyville, with Rev. Ted Engelsdorfer officiating. Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.

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(7a) Harry and Edna (Devening) Lyles's daughter Mary Estalene "Essie" (Lyles) Heitzig's obituary - FIELDON — Mary Estalene "Essie" Heitzig, 91, died at 9:53 p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015 surrounded by her loving family after period of declining health. She was born in Jersey County on Aug. 3, 1924, the daughter of the late Harry and Edna Mae (Devening) Lyles. Being from a large family, Essie learned early on the meaning of hard work, loyalty to family, and a strong belief in God, praying the Rosary daily. She married Herbert Joseph Heitzig on Nov. 8, 1944, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fieldon, and together they raised their children in a loving home, where they instilled into them their same values of hard work, love of one another, and a solid foundation on which to base their lives. Herb and Essie shared nearly 54 years together before his death on April 8, 1998. In her early years, Essie worked at the International Shoe Factory in Jerseyville, but after her marriage, she concentrated on raising her family and running the family trucking business from home. She enjoyed her family, as well as the gambling boat, and had a fondess for the slot machines. Surviving are her six children and their spouses, Sandra and Don Mayberry of Jerseyville, Donna and Bill West of Jerseyville, Greg and Linda Heitzig of Fieldon, Karen "Worm" Heitzig of Fieldon, Lisa and Bill Darr of Fieldon, and Marla and Randy Russell of Jerseyville; 11 grandchildren and their spouses, Jill and Randy Fraley of Grafton, Jennifer and John Myers, Leah and Richie Ruyle, Lindsey and John Lane, Luke and Jenny Heitzig, AJ and Nikki Heitzig, all of Jerseyville, Dia and Dale East of Bennington, Ne., Casey and Rick Anderson, Aaron Darr, and Adam and LeAnn Russell, all of Fieldon, and Jarrod and Tina Russell of Jerseyville; 20 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Harry "Dick" Lyles of Jerseyville, James Lyles of Kane, and Robert Lyles of Jerseyville; five sisters, Lillie Wilson of Jerseyville, Cora Hadlock of Casper, Wyo., Nora Jones of Jerseyville, Edith Dugger of Jerseyville, and Janice O'Brian of Lake Ozark, Mo. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael Edward Heitzig; two brothers, L.C. Lyles and Herbert Lyles; and five sisters, Myrtle Alice Lyles, Violet Lyles, Ruby WIlliams, Geraldine Hazel "Pete" Jones and Marcella "Mickey" Wallace. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, until time of funeral mass at 1 p.m., at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fieldon. Father William Hembrow will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Fieldon. Memorials may be given to either the St. Francis/Holy Ghost Catholic Schools in Jerseyville, Blessing Hospice of Greene County, or to the Alzheimer's Association . Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of the arrangements.

(3) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's son James R. (Shack) Lyles, Sr. was born 17 May 1910 in Illinois. He died at 9:02 pm 27 Mar. 1978 at Jersey Comm. Hospital in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL. He is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He lived in Jerseyville, IL. He married the former Alice Mae Cummings in 1933 in Alton, Madison County, IL. Children of James R. "Shack" Lyles Sr. and Alice Mae (Cummings) Lyles were-James R. Lyles, Jr., Barbara (Lyles) Young, and Tonda (Lyles) Pegue.

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James R. "Shack" Lyle Sr.'s obituary - LYLES. Unknown newspaper, 30 Mar. 1978: Services for James R. (Shack) Lyles, Sr. Of 325 E. Prairie Street, Jerseyville were held this afternoon, 30 Mar. at the Hope Lutheran church with the Rev. Hugh Fitz officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. He died at 9:02 pm 27 Mar. at Jersey Comm. Hospital. He was born 17 May 1910 in Illinois, a son of James T. and Amelia Geisler Lyles. His survivors are his wife, the former Alice Mae Cummings whom he married in 1933 in Alton; one son, James R. Lyles, Jr. of Jerseyville; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Young of Kane and Mrs. Tonda Pegue of Jerseyville; two brothers, Harry Lyles and Lloyd Lyles, Jerseyville; four sisters, Mrs. Jennie Ponero of Kampsville, Mrs. Jean Taviner of Hardin, Mrs. Fern Krueger of Fieldon, and Mrs. Annabell Martin of Gillespie; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren.

(4) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's daughter Fern Pauline Lyles was born Sept. 1, 1917 in Fidelity, IL. She died at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin. Her burial was at Piasa City Cemetery. She married Jasper Cummings 1-25-1934 in Jersey County, IL. They had two sons, William and Richard Cummings and two daughters, Judy (Cummings) Decker, and infant Amelia Lyles. She later married Albert F. Krueger 4-30-1975. He died 9-22-1985 at age 74. He was married before to Freda Hamilton whom he married 9-12-1936. She died 9-22 1962. Albert Krueger and his first wife Freda (Hamilton) Krueger had 5 children-Donald Krueger of Waterloo, IL, Marcella Marie McCallister of Pana, IL, Phyllis Ann Long of Alton, IL, Karen Linn Krueger of Alton, IL, and Cristal Ourdehner of Matteson, IL. Albert Krueger is buried at Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL.

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James T. and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's daughter Fern Pauline (Lyles) Cummings Krueger's obituary - Fern Pauline (Lyles) Cummings Krueger, 90, died at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin. She was born Sept. 1, 1917, in Fidelity to James T. and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles. She married Jasper Cummings on Jan. 25, 1934. He died April 6, 1971. She married Albert Krueger on April 30, 1975. He died Sept. 28, 1985. The retired salesperson and bookkeeper was a member of St. Norbert's Catholic Church and Altar Society in Hardin and the Ladies of the Moose in Jerseyville.

Survivors include one stepson, Donald Krueger of Waterloo; four stepdaughters, Marcella McCallister of Pana, Ill., Phyllis Long of East Alton, Karen Krueger of Alton and Cristal Dehner of Jerseyville; seven grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nine stepgreat-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jean Taviner of Hardin. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, William and Richard Cummings; two daughters, Judy Decker, and infant Amelia Lyles; three brothers, Harry, James and Lloyd Lyles; and three sisters, Adline McCoy, Genevieve Pontero and Annabelle Keirle. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until an 11 a.m. funeral Mass Friday at St. Norbert's Catholic Church. Father Bill Kessler will officiate. Burial will be at Piasa City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Piasa City Cemetery perpetual care. Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin is in charge of arrangements.

(5) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's daughter Jean (Lyles) Taviner's obituary - Jean' Taviner - HARDIN - March 27, 2008 - 7:27PM - Eugenia B. "Jean" Taviner, 94, died at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin. She was born Feb. 4, 1914, in Shipman, to James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles. She married Ralph Taviner on Nov. 9, 1931, in Carrollton. He died Feb. 6, 1988. She was owner and operator of the family business, Taviner's Store, for 35 years. She was a homemaker who was very family-oriented and loved to prepare family dinners. She was a music lover and especially enjoyed big band music. She was a member of the Hardin Presbyterian Church and the Calhoun Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star 990 in Hardin.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Millie Taviner of Hardin and Pat and Naomi Taviner of Springfield, Ill.; three grandchildren, Jeff and Mike Taviner of Hardin and Diane Taviner of Lisle, Ill.; four great-granddaughters; two great-great-grandsons; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Ronald and Kenneth Taviner; three brothers, Harry, James and Lloyd Lyles; and four sisters, Adelaide Lyles, Genevieve Pontero, Fern Krueger and Annabelle Keirle. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Hardin Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Paul D. Frazier will officiate. Burial will be at Hardin City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church.

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(1a) Ralph and Eugenia (Lyles) Taviner's son James E. Taviner's obituary - James E. Taviner, 77, died at 12:42 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. He was born June 15, 1936, in Hardin, son of the late Ralph and Eugenia (Lyles) Taviner. He married Mildred E. "Millie"¯ (Dietzman) Taviner Jan. 28, 1956, in Hermando, Miss. She survives. He was a grain and livestock farmer. He was co-owner of Taviner BiRite Grocery in Hardin for many years. He and Millie loved ballroom dancing. He was a member of Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg, where he had served as elder and deacon. He was past president of the Calhoun Unit 40 School Board. Survivors in addition to his wife are two sons, Jeff and Mike Taviner both of Hardin; four grandchildren: Lori (Richie) Grissom, Rosie, Heaven and Holly Corbett. three great-grandchildren, Levi, Keegan and Keeleigh; a brother, Pat (Naomie) Taviner of Hardin, and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Kenneth and Ronnie Taviner. At his request the body was cremated and no services are scheduled. Memorials may go to Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg. Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin is in charge of arrangements.

(6) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's daughter Genevieve "Jeannie" (Lyles) Pontero is deceased. She was married 1st to Harry M. Hilyard. She later married Louis Pontero. She lived in Kampsville, IL.

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(1a) Genevieve (Lyles) Hilyard Pontero's daughter Ramona Jean (Hilyard) Abbott's obituary - Ramona Jean Abbott, 78, died at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 16, 1929, in Alton to Harry M. and Genevieve (Lyles) Hilyard. She married Alonzo "Jack" Abbott on Jan. 17, 1977, in Godfrey. He survives. Raised in Bunker Hill, she attended school there for several years before graduating from Pearl High School in 1947. She began working in the composing/layout room for Cordes Printing in St. Louis and later worked for the Suburban Journal in Alton and Phillips Garage in Jerseyville.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two daughters, Linda (Gansz) Douglas of Jerseyville and Beverly (Gansz) Simpson of Bunker Hill; four stepchildren and their spouses, Sandra and Aaron Hayes of Kane, Jeffrey and Carol Abbott of Jerseyville, Steven Abbott of Kane and Bruce and Jamie Abbott of Jerseyville; five grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Bonnie Rhodes of Williamsville, Ill. She was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Genevieve and Louis Pontero; her father; a great-granddaughter, Chloe Gettings; and two sisters, Patsy Lane and Connie Watson. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Wilbur Cain will officiate. Burial will be at Bunker Hill City Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Berean Baptist Church in Bunker Hill.

(7) James and Amelia (Geisler) Lyles's daughter Anna Belle (Lyles) Martin Keirle is deceased. She lived in Gillespie, IL.

Fountain H. Lyles

Fountain H. Lyles (son of Thomas W. and Agnes Cairns Lyles) was born Aug. 4, 1869 in Jersey County, IL. He died Apr. 3, 1952, age 83, in Litchfield, IL. He was buried in Shipman Cemetery, Macoupin County, IL. He married Alice Harris. She was born Mar. 9, 1892, and died Dec. 19, 1961. Children of Fountain and Alice (Harris) Lyles were-William F. Lyles, Alberta Lyles, Agnes Lyles, Leroy Lyles, and Mildred Lyles.

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Fountain H. Lyles's obituary - LYLE. Unknown newspaper, 10 Apr. 1952: "F. H. Lyle, native of Jersey, dies": Fountain H. Lyle, 83, of Gillespie, died at six pm Thursday 3 April at St. Francis hospital in Litchfield where he had been a patient for two weeks. Mr. Lyle had been a railroad worker of thirty-two years before his retirement in 1934. He had resided in the Shipman vicinity until moving to Gillespie about two and one half years ago. The decedent was a son of the late Thomas and Agnes Cairns Lyle and was born in Jersey county. He was married to Alice Harris on 19 Nov. 1913. Surviving the aged man in addition to his wife are two sons, William, at home, Ann Leroy of Fidelity; three daughters, Mrs. Alberta Vessel and Mrs. Agnes Flackus, Both of Harford, and Mrs. Mildred Thaxton of Greenfield; seven grandchildren, and a brother, Alex Lyle, of Piasa. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, 6 April at two thirty o'clock at the Mt. Zion Baptist church with Rev. W. G. Wodicker officiating. Interment was in Shipman cemetery.

Alexander Lyles

Alexander Lyles (son of Thomas W. and Agnes Cairns Lyles) was born in Piasa township, Jersey County, IL 18 Apr. 1880. He died Dec. 6, 1952 In Jersyville, Jersey County, IL. He was buried in Medora Cemetery, Jersey County, IL. He married Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). Children of Alexander and Elizabeth Lyles were-Myrtle Lyles, Leo Lyles, and Mabel Lyles.

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Alexander Lyles's obituary - LYLES. Unknown newspaper, 1952: "Died Saturday in nursing home": Alexander Lyles, seventy-two year old resident of the Medora vicinity died Saturday, 6 Dec. at the Jerseyville nursing home where he had been a patient for the past five weeks. Earlier he had been a patient at St. Joseph hospital in Alton for treatment following a paralytic stroke. The deceased was a son of the late Thomas W. and Agnes Cairns Lyles and was born in Piasa township, 18 Apr. 1880. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Lyles; two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Howell of Granite City and Mrs. Mable Shafer of Jerseyville, and six grandchildren. One son, Leo, died in 1940. Mr. Lyles was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist church of Piasa and of the Modern Woodman of America Lodge. The body was at the Warner funeral home where friends called. Services were held at two o'clock Monday afternoon and interment was in the Medora cemetery.

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(1) Alexander and Elizabeth Lyles's daughter Mable Marie Lyles married Ira "Jack" Shafer. They are both deceased. Ira "Jack" and Mable Marie (Lyles) Shafer had 3 children-Jack Shafer, Johnny Shafer, and Juanita Gail (Shafer) Armstrong.

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(1a) Ira "Jack" and Mable Marie (Lyles) Shafer's daughter Juanita Gail (Shafer) Armstrong's obituary - JERSEYVILLE- Juanita Gail Armstrong, 80, died at 6:05 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Piasa, Illinois on September 5, 1935, one of three children born to Ira "Jack" and Mable Marie (Lyles) Shafer. Gail graduated in 1953 from Jersey Community High School, and soon married Franklin Arthur "Cork" Armstrong on May 13, 1954 in Tacoma, Washington. Together, they were one week shy of celebrating their 42 wedding anniversary, prior to his unexpected death on May 7, 1996. They were the parents of five children and were well known proprietors of Cork & Gail's Lake Westside Tavern in Jerseyville for many years. Surviving are her five children and their spouses, Mitzi and Scott Groppel of Eldred, Marci and Mark Cerasi of Charles Town, West Virginia, Dennis Armstrong of Jerseyville, Myrna Armstrong, and her partner, Claudia Norris of Kane, and Darren Armstrong of Jerseyville; four grandchildren, Danielle Grimsley and her husband, Damon of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Heath Groppel of Eldred, Ethan Armstrong of Jerseyville, and Kira Cerasi of Petaluma, California; a great-grandson, Ryder. In addition to her parents, and her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Shafer and Johnny Shafer. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 20. Father William Hembrow will officiate. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Riverbend Area Humane Shelter in Jerseyville.

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