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William Francis (Frank) Tucker

William Francis (Frank) Tucker was born in 1854 and died in 1926 in Jersey County, IL. He is buried at Hartford Cemetery, Quarry Township, Jersey County, IL. He was the son of George W. Tucker born 1829 in Scioto Co, Ohio, and Elizabeth Humrickhouse, and the grandson of James Tucker who was born 1805 in Scioto Co, Ohio, and Louisa Vannort, the daughter of William Vannort and Betsy Maltimore. James Tucker and Louisa Vannort were married 11-13-1828 in Scioto Co, Ohio. All moved to Jersey Co, IL before 1840.

William Francis (Frank) Tucker's grandfather James Tucker was the son of John Tucker who was born Bet. 1750 - 1760 in Delaware, and died February 05, 1842. John Tucker was the son of Abraham Tucker (wife's name not known). John Tucker married Sarah Mitchell, daughter of David Mitchell and Sarah Reid. She was born Bet. 1771 - 1772 in Pennsylvania, and died Bet. December 27, 1851 - September 05, 1852 in Scioto Co., Ohio.

William Francis (Frank) Tucker married Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker, daughter of Elbirt Miller and Mary Jane Bresee (she was said to be of Cherokee Indian descent). She was born in 1855 and died in 1933 in Jersey County, IL. She is buried at Hartford Cemetery in Jersey County, IL.

William Francis (Frank) & Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker had 5 children-James N. Tucker, William Henry Tucker, Charles Francis Tucker, Rosa Tucker, and Lora V. Tucker.

(1) William Francis (Frank) & Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker's son James N. Tucker was born in 1891 Jersey County, IL. He died 5-17-1976, age 85, at Jerseyville Care Center in Jerseyville, IL. His burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. Formerly a construction laborer, he was a member of Labor Local 646 in Jerseyville, IL.

He married Elizabeth Gertrude Kraushaar 4-14-1911 in Jersey County, IL. She was the daughter of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. She was born in 1895 in Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. She died in 1969 in Jersey County, IL. Her burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL.

(Note: Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. Her father Joseph Kraushaar was my mother's uncle, and a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar)

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James N. Tucker's obituary - TUCKER. Died 05-17-1976. Services for James N. Tucker, 85, were conducted on May 19 from Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville, with burial in Fieldon cemetery. The Rev. Dorcie Hill officiated. His death occurred at 5:45 am on May 17 at Jerseyville Care Center. A native of Jersey County, he was the son of Frank & Sidney (Miller) Tucker. Formerly a construction laborer, he was a member of Labor Local 646 in Jerseyville. He is survived by 4 Sons, Arthur, Alfred, Howard and Jerome of Jerseyville; and 1 daughter, Mrs. Ray (Eva) Dunsing of Jerseyville; 17 grandchildren; 35 g-grandchildren; and 4 g-g-grandchildren.

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James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker had 7 children-Alfred N. Tucker, Arthur E. Tucker, Jerome E. Tucker, Howard Hubert Tucker, Eva Mae Tucker, Jesse S. Tucker, and Virgil Leon Tucker.

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(1a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's son Alfred N. Tucker was born in Jersey County, IL April 7, 1917. He died at age 68, April 18, 1985 at Jersey Community hospital in Jerseyville, IL. He married Margaret Young May 18, 1946 in Fieldon, IL. Alfred and Margaret (Young) Tucker had 3 sons-Frank Tucker, Kevin Tucker and Alfred S. Tucker.

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Alfred N. Tucker's obituary - Alfred N. Tucker, 68, of Jerseyville died at 9:34 pm April 18, 1985 at Jersey Community hospital. Born in Jersey County April 7, 1917, he was a son of the late James & Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker. The WWII veteran was a laborer with Labor Local 646, Jerseyville and a member of the Faith Temple Pentecostal Church. Services were conducted Monday at Faith Temple Pentecostal church in Jerseyville by Rev. Robert McAdams with burial in Grimes cemetery.

His survivors are his wife, Margaret (Young) Tucker whom he married May 18, 1946 in Fieldon; 3 sons, Frank, Kevin and Alfred S. all of Jerseyville; 3 Brothers, Arthur, Fidelity and Jerome and Howard, both of Jerseyville; 1 sister, Eva Dunsing, Jerseyville; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters and 1 grandchild. Memorials may be given to the church where he was a member.

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Alfred N. Tucker's wife Margaret (Young) Tucker's sister Mary "Lou"ť (Young) Thaxton's obituary - Mary "Lou"ť Thaxton, 88, died on Tuesday June 25, 2013, at White Hall Nursing and Rehab. in White Hall. Born in Kemper, Ill. on May 25, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Crane Young. She was married to Donald Thaxton, who preceded her in death in October of 1993. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Carol Thaxton of Carrollton; three grandchildren, Stephen (fiancee Jessica) Thaxton of Wisconsin, Amber (Rick) Cartwright of Carrollton, Eric (fiancee Jonnie) Thaxton of Carrollton; two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Airianna, two brothers, Duane Young of White Hall, Roy (Barb) Young of Jerseyville; three sisters, Doris Wedding of Dow, Margaret Tucker and Frances Summers both of Jerseyville.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband were a sister Maxine Sweetin and four brothers, Edgar, Melvin, Elkna and Don Young. Lou had worked at the White Hall Dress Factory and was a devoted farming housewife. She loved gardening and flowers. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, June 28, at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Carrollton Assembly of God Church with burial to follow in Kane Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the church and condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com

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(1aa) Alfred and Margaret (Young) Tucker's son Frank Tucker's wife Kathy Sue (Osborne) Tucker's obituary - Kathy Sue Tucker, 59, passed away at noon Saturday, June 23, 2012, at her residence after a year of battling small cell lung cancer. She was born in Rock Island on Oct. 29, 1952, the second child born to the late Charles "Henry" and Velma (Basham) Osborne. Kathy graduated in 1970 from North Greene High School in White Hall and met her future husband in the fall of 1971. She married Franklin Eugene Tucker on April 8, 1972, at the First Christian Church in Jerseyville and they have shared 40 years together. Kathy's favorite earthly possession was the love of her family and friends, and she is survived by her husband, Frank Tucker of Batchtown; her three wonderful daughters, Tonya Tucker and her fiance, David Stinson, of Batchtown, Tobi Tucker of Jerseyville and Elizabeth Tucker and her companion, James Filmore, of Jerseyville; one special granddaughter, Sidney Lois Stinson; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Denise Osborne of Griggsville, and Ricky and Tina Osborne of Quincy; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Janice Minor of Jacksonville and Diane and Arby Wise of Springfield; her mother-in-law, Margaret (Young) Tucker of Jerseyville; and two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Kevin and Debbie Tucker of Pueblo West, Colo., and Alfred S. Tucker of Nebo, Ill.; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and spiritual children and grandchildren.

She homeschooled her children, sat with her friends' children, kept a home, and worked outside the home as a caregiver, salesperson, restaurant help and office maintenance. She was a born-again Christian according to Acts 2:38, which will usher Kathy into the heavenly kingdom of God's church under the discipleship of the Rev. Robert Andrew McAdams and the Faith Temple Church of Jerseyville. Kathy and her husband enjoyed traveling the United States, and were particularly fond of Colorado and Branson, Mo. There were also the camping and fishing trips with Sidney, which were special. A few of her favorite pastimes were nurturing her flower gardens and following the Weather Channel. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 28. The Rev. Robert McAdams will officiate. Burial will be in the Grimes-Neeley Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Faith Temple United Pentecostal Church in Jerseyville, where she was a member. She was preceded in death by her parents and her father-in-law, Alfred N. Tucker.

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(2a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's son Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker was born 12-31-1914, and died 4-1-1990. His burial was in Grimes-Neely cemetery, English Township, Jersey County, IL. He married 1st Cordelia Cox 8-10-1936 a daughter of Charles F. and Elsie J. (Green) Cox. She was born 11-2-1911, and died in 12-8-1939. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. Arthur E. Tucker remarried after his first wife's death to Winona Wineland. She died April 23, 2013 in Jerseyville, IL at age 93. She was a daughter of Leslie and Winona (Bess) Wineland. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and Winona (Wineland) Tucker had 4 children-Elizabeth "Beth" Tucker, Carmen Louise Tucker (deceased), Kathleen "Kathy" Tucker, and Arthur Leslie Tucker (deceased, killed in action in Vietnam). Arthur E. Tucker lived in Fidelity, IL.

Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker married 3rd to Edith Marie (Sturgeon) Shoptaw. She had been married previously to Roy Lee Shoptaw. She was born Feb. 26, 1926, the daughter of Clarance and Ava May (Osborne) Sturgeon. She died Aug. 23, 2013 in Jerseyville, IL.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker's obituary - Arthur E. Tucker, 75, died at 5:29 pm Sunday, April 1, 1990, at Jersey Community hospital. He was a construction laborer with Local 646. Born in Jersey County, he was the son of the late James & Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker. Surviving are 3 daughters, Beth Fry of Delhi, Carmen Woodring of Fidelity and Kathy Plough of Jerseyville; 10 grandchildren; 12 g-grandchildren; 1 sister, Eva Dunsin of Jerseyville; and 1 brother, Howard Tucker of Jerseyville. Preceding him in death were 1 son, Arthur L. Tucker; 1 grandson; 2 brothers, Jerome and Alfred Tucker; and 1 sister, Jesse Cope. Services are at 2 pm today at Jacoby-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jerseyville with Rev. Richard George officiating. Burial is in Grimes cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Church of the Nazarene of Jerseyville.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker's 2nd wife Winona Lenore "Winnie" (Wineland) Tucker's obituary - Winona Lenore "Winnie" Tucker, 93, died peacefully at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Willow Rose Rehab & Health Care in Jerseyville. She was born in Belleview, Calhoun County, Ill., on May 6, 1919, and was the daughter of the late Leslie and Winona (Bess) Wineland. As a young girl her family moved to Jerseyville, where she was raised and attended schools. She worked for more than 20 years in the primer department at Olin Corp in East Alton. Throughout the years, Winnie watched many children and helped inspire and mold them throughout their adult lives. She was a giving woman and enjoyed making candy, especially during Christmas time, when many family and friends were the benefactors of her divinity.

Winnie was formerly married to Arthur "Bud" Tucker, and together they had four children. She was devoted to her family, and because of the tragic death of her son, Arthur, during the Vietnam War, she became a tireless and devoted member of the American Gold Star Mothers. Her passion and dedication to the Gold Star Mothers knew know boundaries, and she served as President of not only the local and state associations, but moved to Washington, D.C., where she served as the national President for more than 12 years. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Beth and Bob Frye and Kathy Plough, all of Jerseyville; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 23 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Connie Allen of Henderson, Nev.; along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Leslie Wineland; her mother, Winona Reed; a son, Arthur Tucker, who was killed in action during the Vietnam War; a daughter, Carmen Burgess Woodring, on Sept. 10, 2008; a grandson, Daniel Burgess; two great-grandchildren, Jordan Partridge and Jada Plough; and three sisters, Geraldine Rue, Carmen Waymack and Marian Wineland. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday. Darrell Nash will officiate. She will be laid to rest alongside her son and daughter at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the American Gold Star Mothers in care of the funeral home.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker's 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's father Leslie Wineland's obituary - Leslie Wineland, 81, retired farmer and former teacher in Calhoun County, died March 4, 1977 at Illini Community hospital, Pittsfield. Services were held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and Burial was in Crescent Heights Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Leta Angelo (Armstrong) Wineland; 4 daughters, Mrs Winnie Tucker, Jerseyville, Mrs Geraldine rue, Delhi, Mrs Marian Roller, Godfrey and Mrs Carmine Waymack, Lancaster, CA; 2 stepsons, Neil Armstrong, Overland Park, KS and James Armstrong, Dallas TX; 1 step daughter, Mrs Joyce Bomke, Jacksonville; 2 bros, Norman of Hamburg and Ferdie of Camden, NJ; 4 sisters, Mrs Nola Baughman, Mrs Gladys Witjen and Mrs Faith Hastings, Pleasant Hill and Mrs Nellie Parks, St. Louis; 16 grandchildren; 28 g-grandchildren; and 2 g-g-grandchildren.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker's 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's sister M. Geraldine (Wineland) Rue's obituary - M. Geraldine Rue, 95, died at 4:53 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for the past two years. She was born in Kampsville on Aug. 13, 1917, the oldest daughter born to the late Leslie and Winona (Bess) Wineland. Raised in Calhoun County, Geraldine attended and graduated from their school system. She married Robert J. Rue on Jan. 11, 1947, in Jerseyville, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1992. Geraldine worked in Alton at Owens-Illinois as a packer and then stayed home to raise her family. She was an avid collector of recipes and cookbooks, to which, with great pride she assembled and published three cookbooks of her own. In addition to collecting recipes, she was also skilled at both cooking and baking, her near famous specialty being her homemade fudge. Geraldine also had quite a collection of spoons and postcards from around the world collected by her as well as friends and family on their various travel adventures. One of her favorite places in the United States was Joshua Tree National Park. She also was a lifelong cat lover, (Siamese being her favorite breed, although she loved all types) and had spent a lot of time over the years caring for newborn kittens and cats on the farm.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Terrill Woolsey of Laguna Hills, Ca., Jerry (Theresa) Chapman of Chesterfield, Ill., Janis (Randy) Butler of St. Ann, Mo., Robert A. (Pamela) Rue of Delhi and Lissa (Robert) Swan of Dow; two stepdaughters, Mary Rue and Helen Crull, both of Jerseyville; two sisters, Winnie Tucker of Jerseyville and Connie Allen of Henderson, Nev.; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Cindy (Rob) Reinhardt of Rogue River, Ore., Tracy (David) Keen of El Cajon, Calif., Scott (Shelly) Woolsey of Laguna Woods, Calif., Kim (David) Herbst of Elkland, Mo., Melissa (Dean) Tepen of Jerseyville, Dawn (David) Butler-Hayn Brighton, Amy (Bryan) Shackles of Jerseyville, Kristin Butler (Joe Nicolussi) of Granite City and Jennifer Swan (Clay Nielsen) of Carbondale; 14 great-grandchildren, Raemy Reinhardt, Jeremy and Justin Ogul, Nicholas, Zachary and Trevor Woolsey, Sarah Herbst, Ashleigh and Drew Tepen, Nicholee, Mallory and Caleigh Hayn, Emma and Abbie Shackles; and many nieces, nephews and cousins and her dear friend, Nita Ferjo. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Terrill Ann Chapman; a grandson, Brian Rue; a great-grandson, Nathan Herbst; two sisters, Marian Wineland and Carmine Waymack; and her beloved friend, Betty Ferguson. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Her son-in-law, the Rev. Randy Butler, will officiate. She will be laid to rest alongside her mother at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Lighthouse for the Blind, Riverbend Humane Society or St. Anthony's Hospice.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker's 3rd wife Edith Marie (Sturgeon) Shoptaw Tucker's obituary - Edith Marie Tucker, 87, died at 12:45 a.m., Friday, August 23, 2013, at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jerseyville. She was born in Hardinsburg, KY on February 26, 1926, and was one of three daughters born to the late Clarance and Ava May (Osborne) Sturgeon.. Edith enjoyed the outdoors and time spent fishing and planting flowers. Surviving are three daughters, Linda Stemmler of Jerseyville; Patricia “Pat” Hamm of Jacksonville and Virginia “Ginger” Grant of Central Illinois; 10 granchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Stella Mae of El Dorado. In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by her husband Arthur “Bud” Tucker; a son, Edward Shoptaw; a daughter, Betty Jean Angel; a sister, Anna Ruth; and her former husband and father of her five children, Roy Lee Shoptaw. Per her wishes, cremation rights have been accorded. Private services will be held at a later date. Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of arrangements.

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(1aa) Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and his 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's daughter Elizabeth "Beth" Tucker married Robert Frye and they had 4 children-Wayne Frye, Cheryl Frye, Becky Frye, and Angela Frye.

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(1aaa) Robert and Elizabeth "Beth" (Tucker) Frye's son Wayne Frye married Diane Phelps and they had three sons, Tim Frye. Bradley Frye and Aaron Frye. They also have three grandchildren Abigail, Alivia and Ethen.

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(2aaa) Robert and Elizabeth "Beth" (Tucker) Frye's daughter Cheryl Frye married Bruce Sandberg and they had one son Christopher Sandberg and one daughter Elizabeth Sandberg. Bruce and Cheryl (Frye) Sandberg's son Christopher Sandberg has two daughters Caitlin Sandberg and Sierra Sandberg and one son Lane Sandberg.

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(3aaa) Robert and Elizabeth "Beth" (Tucker) Frye's daughter Becky married Bill Long and they had 2 girls Janelle Long and Alicia Long and one son William Long. Their daughter Janelle has four girls Hailey, Allie, Zoie and Emily. Their son William Long has one son William. Becky later divorced Bill Long and married Harold Inlow.

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(4aaa) Robert and Elizabeth "Beth" (Tucker) Frye's daughter Angela Frye married Jeff Pardridge and they had 2 girls and two sons. Jeff and Angela (Frye) Pardridge's daughters were Casey Pardridge and Ashley Pardridge. Jeff and Angela (Frye) Pardridge's sons were Jeffrey Pardridge and Jordan Pardridge. Their son Jordan Pardridge died of cancer when he was 11 years old on may 25, 2006.

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(2aa) Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and his 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's daughter Carmen Louise Tucker was born in Jerseyville Jan. 3, 1944. She died at 8:12 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Willow Rose Rehabilitation and Health Care in Jerseyville after a brief illness. Carmen Tucker married Silas Burgess and they had five children-Robin Burgess, Douglas Burgess, Michael Burgess, Darren Burgess, and Daniel "Danny" Burgess. Carmen later divorced Silas Burgess and was married to Marlin Woodring until her death.

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Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and Winona (Wineland) Tucker's daughter Carmen Louise (Tucker) Woodring's obituary - Carmen Louise Woodring, 64, died at 8:12 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Willow Rose Rehabilitation and Health Care in Jerseyville after a brief illness. She was born in Jerseyville Jan. 3, 1944, the daughter of Winona (Wineland) Tucker of Jerseyville and the late Arthur "Bud" Tucker. She married Marlin "Woody" Woodring on Feb. 25, 1984, at Fieldon Baptist Church. He survives. A lifelong Jersey County resident, she graduated in 1962 from Jersey Community High School. She worked at Temple Cleaners in Alton for 16 years and later was a presser at Piasa Cleaners in Alton when it initially opened. She worked there for six years before retiring in 2006. A devoted and loyal member of the Church of the Nazarene in Jerseyville, she had a passion for children and enjoyed her participation as a Sunday school teacher and with the "Caravan Kids."

In addition to her husband and mother, surviving are four children and their spouses, Robin and Morris Booth of Fidelity, Douglas and Leanne Burgess Sr. of Brighton, Michael Burgess and his companion, Patti Bella, and Darren Burgess, all of Fidelity; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five stepchildren and their spouses, Tim and Cindy Woodring of Alabama, Tom and Cory Woodring of Colorado Springs, Colo., Terry and Laura Woodring of Jerseyville, Tina Deremiah of Blue Springs, Mo., and Steven Woodring of Jerseyville; five stepgrandchildren; and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Beth and Bob Frye of Jerseyville and Kathy Plough of Godfrey. Besides her father, she was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Burgess, on April 22, 1976, an infant son and a brother who was killed in action in Vietnam, Arthur Tucker. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until services at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The Rev. Matthew Van Gilderr will officiate. Following the ceremony, family and friends are invited back to the Church of the Nazarene in Jerseyville for a dinner. Memorials may be made to the church.

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(1aaa) Silas and Carmen (Tucker) Burgess's daughter Robin Burgess married Morris Booth. Morris and Robin (Burgess) Booth had 3 children-Ellen (Booth) Mathenia, Samantha (Booth) Wood, and Megan Booth. Ellen has two children Hunter Mathenia and Nelson Mathenia, and Samantha has two children Kelsey Wood and Victoria Wood.

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(2aaa) Silas and Carmen (Tucker) Burgess's son Douglas Burgess had two daughters and one son by his first wife, and they divorced and he is now married to Leanne.

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(3aaa) Silas and Carmen (Tucker) Burgess's son Michael Burgess was married to Janet and they had one daughter. They divorced and he has one son by Patti Bella but they are not married.

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(4aaa) Silas and Carmen (Tucker) Burgess's son Darren Burgess was never married.

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(5aaa) Silas and Carmen (Tucker) Burgess's son Daniel "Danny" Burgess was hit and killed by a motercycle when he was 3 years old.

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(3aa) Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and his 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's daughter Kathleen "Kathy" Tucker married John Plough and they had 2 sons, Jason Plough and David Plough.

Kathy and John Plough are now divorced.

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(1aaa) John and Kathleen "Kathy" (Tucker) Plough's son Jason Plough has three daughters two of which are twins.

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(2aaa) John and Kathleen "Kathy" (Tucker) Plough's son David Plough had a son Tristan Plough from his 1st wife (maiden name unknown). He divorced his 1st wife and married 2nd to Lisa Runde. David Plough and his 2nd wife Lisa Runde had a son Colby Plough, and a daughter Jada Lynn Plough (twin to Colby) who died in infancy. He also has a stepson Julian Schardan.

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(1aaaa) John and Kathleen "Kathy" (Tucker) Plough's son David Plough's daughter Jada Lynn Plough's obituary - Jada Lynn Plough, infant daughter of David and Lisa (Runde) Plough of Godfrey, died October 20, 2011 at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She was born October 11; funeral services will be Monday, October 24 at noon at the First Congregational Church in Bunker Hill. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Garden in Bethalto. Surviving are her parents; twin brother, Colby Plough and two other brothers; grandparents, including Kathy Plough of Jerseyville; great-grandparents, including Winnie Tucker of Jerseyville; many aunts, ucles and extended family. Memorials may be made to the Jada and Colby Fund at the First Congregational Church of Bunker Hill.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com.

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John and Kathleen "Kathy" (Tucker) Plough's son David Plough's daughter Jada Lynn Plough's 2nd obituary from the funeral home website - Jada Lynn Plough of Godfrey, IL, died at St. Louis Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO., Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 11:05 AM. She was born October 11, 2011, in St. Louis, MO. Age at time of death - infant. Name of parents - David Alan Plough and Lisa Lynn (Runde) Plough. Survived by parents, David and Lisa Plough of Godfrey, IL; twin brother, Colby Plough, and brothers, Julian Schardan and Tristan Plough; grandparents, Daniel and Cynthia Tharp of Bunker Hill, IL, Jerry Runde of Hartford, IL, Kathy Plough of Jerseyville, IL, and John and Kathy Plough of Springfield, IL; great grandparents, Jeanette Runde of McIntire, IA, Winnie Tucker of Jerseyville, IL, and Ron and Emma Harper of East Alton, IL; aunts and uncles, Jason and Carey Runde of Bunker Hill, IL, Jason Plough of Godfrey, IL, Maisie Kaylor of Hartford, IL, and Katelyn Runde of Hartford, IL; and several cousins. Preceded in death by great grandparents, Robert Runde, Mary Boehmer, Arthur Tucker, Juanita and Peter Plough, George and Catherine Yuskovich, and great great grandparents, Ulysses and Marion Holt. Memorial donations may be made to Jada and Colby Fund at The First Congregational Church of Bunker Hill, IL

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(4aa) Arthur E. "Bud" Tucker and his 2nd wife Winona (Wineland) Tucker's son Arthur Leslie "Artie" Tucker was killed in the Vietnam War in 1968.

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(3a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's son Jerome E. Tucker was born March 20, 1928, in Fieldon, Jersey County, IL. He died 11-15-1985. He married Ellen Lucille Mortland. She was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Batchtown to Walter and Beulah (Funk) Mortland. She died Nov. 8, 2003, at Greenwood Manor West Nursing Home in Jerseyville.

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Jerome E. Tucker's obituary - Jerome E. Tucker, 57, of Jerseyville, died November 15, 1985 in Normandy Osteopathic South hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 20, 1928, in Fieldon to the late James N. & Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker. He was a truck driver for the Jersey County highway Department for 16 years. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean war. He married E. Lucille (Mortland) on October 15, 1947, in St. Charles, Missouri. He was a member of State St. Baptist church and Labor Local No. 646, master twice for the Hardin-Calhoun Masonic Lodge and honorary master of the Jerseyville Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Jerseyville; 2 brothers, Arthur of Fidelity and Howard of Jerseyville; 1 Sister Eva Dunsing of Jerseyville; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters. Visitation was from 4-9 pm November 17 at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville with Masonic services at 7:30 pm. The funeral was November 18 at State St. Baptist church with Rev. Ron Woodrum officiating. Burial was in Fieldon cemetery.

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Jerome Tucker's wife Ellen Lucille (Mortland) Tucker's obituary - Ellen Lucille Tucker, 75, died at 5:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at Greenwood Manor West Nursing Home in Jerseyville. She was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Batchtown to Walter and Beulah (Funk) Mortland. She was raised and attended schools in Calhoun County. When she was young, she moved to Jerseyville, where she began working at the International Shoe Factory. She soon married Jerome Tucker of Jerseyville, who later retired from the Jersey County Highway Department, on Oct. 15, 1947, in St. Charles, Mo. They had just celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary before his death Nov. 15, 1985.

Survivors include a sister, Marguerite Peters of Hardin; two brothers, Clifford Mortland of Canton, Ill., and Kenneth Mortland of Hardin; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Harvey Mortland. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home (Jacoby Chapel) in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Jerseyville, where she had been active in their senior citizen program. Their pastor, the Rev. Jon Lorch, will officiate. Burial will take place beside her husband in the Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the First Southern Baptist Church in Jerseyville and St. Anthony's Hospice.

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(4a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's son Howard Hubert Tucker's obituary - Howard Hubert Tucker, 79, died at 2 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at Greenwood Manor West Nursing Home in Jerseyville. The last surviving child of the late James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker, he was born May 27, 1923, in Grafton. He loved being around his immediate family and was known by them as Uncle Howie. He was known to frequent the Stadium Theatre in Jerseyville, where he eventually was hired to assist with the daily routine.

Survivors include his nieces and nephews, Nellie and Judson Deverger of Fieldon, Sharon Hagedorn of Jerseyville, Danny Dunsing of Kane, Cynthia Martin and Michelle Breitweiser of Jerseyville and many other nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Tucker of Jerseyville and Lucille Tucker of Hardin; and his "special" family, Evie and the rest of the staff at Greenwood Manor West Nursing Home. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jesse Cope and Eva Mae Dunsing, and three brothers, Alfred Tucker, Jerome Tucker and Arthur "Bud" Tucker. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Crawford Funeral Home (the Jacoby Funeral Home Chapel) in Jerseyville, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Olin Hill officiating. Burial will be near his parents at the Fieldon Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Jerseyville Dialysis Center.

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(5a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's daughter Eva Mae Tucker is deceased. She married Raymond Dunsing 10-11-1947 and they lived in Jerseyville, IL. They had 3 daughters and a son Danny Dunsing who lives in Kane, IL.

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(6a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's daughter Jessie S. Tucker was born in 1911 and died in 1971. She is buried at Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. She married Claude L. Cope 3-14-1928. He was born in 1910 and died in 1971. He is also buried in Fieldon Cemetery. Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope had these children-Nellie Marrie Cope, Doly Elizabeth Cope, Doris Jean Cope, Forest Gail Cope, Keith Cordile Cope, LeRoy Cope, and Rethal Fern Cope.

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(1aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's daughter Nellie Marrie Cope married Judson DeVerger 1-5-1948 in Jersey Co., IL, the son of Howard and Daisy Mae (Gray) DeVerger Sr. Judson DeVerger and Nellie Marrie (Cope) DeVerger had these children-Rick DeVerger, Deborah DeVerger, and Liasa DeVerger.

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Nellie (Cope) DeVerger's husband Judson DeVerger's brother Howard DeVerger Jr's obituary - Howard DeVerger Jr., 85, died at 12:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab. He was born March 1, 1923, in Jersey County, the son of Howard and Daisy Mae (Gray) DeVerger Sr., both deceased. He married Dorothy Camerer July 24, 1969, in Effingham. He had owned and operated the Hardin Drive Inn and was an appliance salesman. He was a lifetime member of the Calhoun Masonic Lodge No. 792 in Hardin.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy DeVerger; daughters Pam and George Barker of Delhi, Tina Marie Smith of Carrollton and Taunya McGowen and her companion, John Baker IV; sons Claud and Lyla DeVerger of Springfield, Ill., Roger DeVerger and his companion, Linda Boda, of Jerseyville and Kevin and Delza Osterman of Hamburg; grandchildren, Lindsay Burnett, Jamie and Felisha Crain, Josiah, Tamara, Rhonda and Josh Osterman, Derek McGowen, Shannon DeVerger, Zack and Daniel DeVerger, Terry and Todd Bailey; several great-grandchildren; brother Judson and Nellie DeVerger of Fieldon; sister Eva Tucker of Colorado; foster daughter-in-law Shirley Hartle; foster grandchildren, Randy, Danny and Diane Hartle. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Claude DeVerger; daughter, Sharon Bailey; foster son, Ray Hartle; son, Gilbert "Butch" Osterman; and two grandsons, Tim Bailey and Uriah Osterman. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville with Masonic funeral rite at 3:45. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

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(2aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's daughter Doly Elizabeth Cope married William McFarland of MI.

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(3aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's daughter Doris Jean Cope married Delbert LeRoy Phillips 11-26-1960 in MI.

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(4aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's son Forest Gail Cope was born July 2, 1941 in MI, and 6-3-1992 in MI. He married Janet Marie Johnston of Sterling Heights MI on November 25, 1961. Children of Forest Gail Cope and Janet Marie (Johnston) Cope were-Wanda Cope born 8-9-1963 in MI, Paula Marie Cope born 8-9-1963 in MI, Windy Ann Cope born 11-24-1966 in MI, and Roger William Cope born 10-3-1971 in MI.

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(5aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's son Kieth Cordile Cope was born in 1933 in Illinois, and died 1985 in Michigan. Children of Kieth Cordile Cope were-Robert K. Cope, Cindy Cope, and Susan Cope.

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Keith Cordile Cope's obituary - Keith C. Cope, 52, of Warren, Mich., formerly of the Fieldon area, died at 8:31 a.m. Saturday at Veteran's Administration Hospital in Allen Park, Mich. He was a master electrician and served in the U.S. Air Force. Born in Illinois, he was a son of the late Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope. Surviving are a son, Robert K of Mattoon; two daughters, Cindy Negri of Great Falls, Mont., and Susan Chauvan of West Virginia Beach, Va., seven grandchildren; two brothers; and four sister. Memorial services were held Monday at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home in Utica, Mich., Local memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hardin Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation.

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(6aa) Claude and Jessie (Tucker) Cope's daughter Rethal Fern Cope married a man whose last name was Pilemann.

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(7a) James and Elizabeth (Kraushaar) Tucker's son Virgil Leon Tucker died in infancy. He was born 5-17-1926, and died 9-15-1927. He is buried at Hartford Cemetery, Quarry Township, Jersey County, IL.

(2) William Francis (Frank) Tucker and Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker's son William Henry Tucker's obituary - William H. Tucker- Jerseyville - 1963- Died 2/21 Born 2/27/1882, Jerseyville. Parents Frank and Sidney Miller Tucker. Wife- Iva Grace Tucker. Daughters- Mrs. Paul Meyers, Mrs. Herbert Scott,Mrs. Ralph Walker of Jerseyville. Sons- Freeman and Gale Tucker of Alton. Sisters- Mrs. Lloyd Perdun of Jerseyville. Mrs. Lora Gunterman of Fieldon. Brother-James Tucker of Jerseyville. Preceded in Death- William Franklin Tucker- son. Anna Louise Walker grandaughter. Buried- Oak Grove Cem.

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William H. Tucker's wife Iva Grace (Harrison) Tucker's obituary - TUCKER. Died 08-05-1983. Iva Grace Tucker, 94, died at 8:30 pm May 8 at Jersey Community hospital. She was born March 24, 1889 in La Grange, Missouri, daughter of the late John & Laura (Williams) Harrison. Her husband, William H. Tucker, died February 21, 1963. She is survived by 1 son, Gale Tucker of East Alton; 2 daughters, Vilma Meyer and Marie Scott of Jerseyville; numerous grandchildren and g-grandchildren. Services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. R. E. George officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Association.

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(1aa) William H. and Iva Grace (Harrison) Tucker's grandson and their daughter Velma (Tucker) Meyer's son William Frederick Meyer's obituary - William Frederick Meyer, 76,  formerly of Jerseyville, died at 9:49 a.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born April 5, 1932, in Jerseyville, the son of the late Paul and Velma (Tucker) Meyer. He married the former Violet June Weller on June 23, 1951, in Pocahontas, Ark., and together they shared 48 years together and had a family that consisted of four children and seven grandchildren. Her death occurred on June 24, 1999. He then married Hazel  (Green) Caldwell on Sept. 2, 2000, at the Kingdom Hall in Cottage Hills and she survives. Fred was employed at Olin Corp. in East Alton, retiring as a machine operator on Jan. 1, 1991, after 39 years of service. He was baptized into the Jehovah's Witness on May 26, 1984, and since then has been a devoted and loyal member of the Jerseyville congregation and most recently, Cottage Hills.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are his four children and their spouses, Gerald and Brenda Meyer of Kane, Thomas Meyer of Jerseyville, Peggy and James Dale of Roodhouse and Elaine and Gary Miller of Jerseyville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven stepchildren and their spouses,  Dennis and Janette Caldwell of Alton, Twila and Kenneth McEuen of Cottage Hills, Rena and Kenneth Schmidt of Jerseyville, Jack and Jamie Caldwell of Cottage Hills, Brenda and Gary Brown of Streator, Ruth M. Caldwell of Cottage Hills and Susan and James Leathers of Godfrey; 12 stepgrandchildren; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Lula Probst of Jerseyville. In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Weller. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday. Tom Geisen will officiate. Burial will be Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Jerseyville or Cottage Hills congregation of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.

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(1aa) William H. and Iva Grace (Harrison) Tucker's granddaughter and their daughter Etta Marie (Tucker) Scott's daughter Mary Jane (Scott) Sams's obituary - Mary Jane Sams, 78, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Jerseyville Manor. She was born on Dec. 6, 1933, in Jerseyville, the daughter of the late Herbert Russell and Etta Marie (Tucker) Scott. She married Clarence J. Sams on Oct. 28, 1950, at The Baptist Church Parsonage in Jerseyville. He died Oct. 17, 2011. She had worked at the International Shoe Factory in Jerseyville and was a homemaker.

Mary is survived by one daughter, Rebecca A. (Keith) Kitson; two sons, Gregory R. (Gayle) Sams, and Kevin (Stacey) Sams, all of Jerseyville; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Toney (Shirley) Scott of Jerseyville, and Herschel Lee (Nancy) Scott of Wis. She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, an infant brother, Ronald Dale Scott, and a sister, Charlottie "Pat" McGee. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Gospel Assembly Church, with the Rev. Clyde Shaw officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville Memorials can be made to the Gospel Assembly Church of which she was a member or Blessing Hospice. Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

(3) William Francis (Frank) Tucker and Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker's son Charles Francis Tucker's obituary - TUCKER. Died 05-1962. Charles Francis Tucker, 81, retired farmer whose home was on E. Prairie St. Jerseyville, died at 3:30 pm Sunday at Green lawn Nursing Home where he had been a patient for some time. Friends called at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where services were held at 3:30 pm Tuesday. Rev. Frank C. Goss, Pastor of Assembly of God church officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. Mr. Tucker, son of the late Frank & Sidney (Miller) Tucker, was born in Grafton, on August 24, 1880.

His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Emma W. Tucker; 4 Sons, Armold Tucker of Nebo, Norman Tucker of Eldred, Charles F. Tucker Jr. of Jerseyville and Francis Tucker of Carrollton; 2 daughters, Mrs. Richard (Aglenda) Prough of Kane and Mrs. Ted (Aurealia) Tame of Wooddale; 21 grandchildren; 11 g-grandchildren; 2 brothers, William and James Tucker of Jerseyville; and 2 sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Perdun of Jerseyville and Mrs. Lora Gunterman of Fieldon.

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(1a) Charles and Emma (Williams) Tucker's son Charles L. (Teed) Tucker's obituary - TUCKER. Died 09-03-1974. Funeral rites for Charles L. (Teed) Tucker, 63, of Avondale, Colorado, formerly of Jersey County, will be held at 2 pm today, March 14, at the State Street Baptist church. His death occurred at Avondale on March 9. Rev. Francis Varble will conduct the services and burial will be in Valhalla Memorial Park. Visitation was held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Masonic services were conducted by Calhoun Lodge. He was born December 19, 1911, in Jersey County, a son of Charles & Emma Tucker and had been a carpenter.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ev Tucker, and 1 daughter, Susan Tucker, of Avondale; 2 sisters, Mrs. Aglenda Prough of Kane and Mrs. Aurelia Tame of Chicago; and 3 brothers, Arnold on Storm Lake, Iowa, Norman of Carrollton and Francis of Kane. His parents and 1 son preceded him in death.

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Charles L. (Teed) Tucker's wife Eva M. (DeVerger) Tucker's obituary - FIELDON- Eva Margaret (DeVerger) Tucker, 96, went into the Lord's waiting arms on Nov. 19, 2014, just a month shy of her 97th birthday, at the Sharmar Village Care Center in Pueblo, Colorado. She was born in Greene County, Ill., on December 23, 1917, and was the daughter of the late Howard and Daisy (Gray) DeVerger. She grew up in Jersey County, and spent the majority of her time there in Fieldon before moving to Hardin in 1993. She has resided in beautiful Colorado for the past 14 years. She married Charles L. "Teed" Tucker on Feb. 3, 1934 at the First Presbyterian Church parsonage in Jerseyville, and together they shared 40 years before his death on March 9, 1974. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Eddie Greenhood of Pueblo West, Colo.; a son-in-law, Gerald Seehausen of Fieldon; her grandchildren and their spouses, Angela Skull, Aaron and Chantelle Skull, Kim and Joe Gerson; step grandchildren and their spouses, Jenette and John Hobby, Kristy and Kevin Renzelman; great-grandchildren, Aadon, Isaiah and Kainin Skull, Andrew and Amy Woelfel, Kayla and Kyle Hill, and Katie Woelfel; step great-grandchildren and their spouses, Johnny and Morgan Hobby and Leighann Hobby, and Wyatt Renzelman; great-great-grandchildren, Jacob, Caleb and Zachary Woelfel and Audrey Hill; a brother and sister-in-law, Judson and Nellie DeVerger of Fieldon; a sister-in-law, Dorothy DeVerger; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Lee Tucker who passed away at the age of 19 in 1969; a daughter, MaryBelle Seehausen; a grandson, Christoper Seehausen; two brothers, Claude DeVerger who died in combat during World War II and Howard DeVerger Jr.. Visitation will be from 10 a.m, Tuesday until time of funeral services at 12 noon at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Burial will be in the Vahalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospital or to the Baptist Childrens Home in Carmi, Ill.

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Charles L. (Teed) Tucker's wife Eva M. (DeVerger) Tucker's brother U. S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Claude E. DeVerger served as a ball turret gunner with the 95th Bomb Group in World War II. His B-17 #4230194 was shot down on 12 August 1943 over Belgium, returning from the Bonn raid, and he was Killed in Action (KIA). He was born in Fieldon, Jersey County, Illinois in 1920. He enlisted in the service at East St Louis, IL, 11 February 1941. He was Killed in Action (KIA) in Belgium 12 August 1943. He was buried in Godfrey, IL at Valhalla Memorial Park and Mausoleum.

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(2a) Charles and Emma (Williams) Tucker's daughter Aglenda (Tucker) Prough's husband Richard Lewis Prough's obituary - Richard Lewis Prough, 88, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008, at Carlinville Area Hospital from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was born May 12, 1919, on the family homestead in Jersey County two and a half miles east of Kane, the last surviving of four children born to Lewis and Annie (Maloney) Prough. He married the former Aglenda Tucker on Oct. 29, 1938, in St. Charles, Mo. They shared 39 years together and were the parents of three children. She passed away on March 19, 1977. He then married Cheryll (Willaredt) Jones on Nov. 3, 1982, at the Bethel Baptist Church in Jerseyville. She survives. He grew up on the family farm, graduated in 1936 from the three-year Kane High School, and finished his senior year at Jersey Township High School, graduating with the class of 1937. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during World War II with the 10th Armored Division, serving as a gunner in France, Germany and Czechoslovakia. After his honorable discharge, he returned home and began working at Shell Oil Refinery in Wood River, where he retired as a lab technician in 1977 after 35 years of service. He loved to travel the country and was a lifelong member of the Kane Baptist Church. At the age of 10, he pursued a lifelong hobby of fur trapping in Jersey, Greene, and surrounding counties. In 1959, he and another trapper decided that there should be an organization for all trappers to be able to get together for fellowship. They then founded the National Trappers Association and the first two national conventions were held at Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton. He also founded the Illinois State Trappers Association and served on the board of directors until 2004. He was a lobbyist in the state capitol for trappers' and hunters' rights. In 1975, he began buying furs from area trappers and hunters from all around the United States and bought and sold furs internationally until his declining health forced him to retire.

In addition to his wife, survivors include three children and their spouses, Dennis and Gwendolyn Prough of Kane, Rebecca and Charles Alexander of Grafton, and Gary and Louann Prough of Brighton; five stepchildren and their spouses, Laurie Nichols of Troy, Dan and Laura Buehrer of Lakeview, Minn., David and Renee Buehrer of Ballwin, Mo., Darin and Marisela Jones of Godfrey, and Chris and Rachel Jones of Alton; 18 grandchildren and their spouses, David and Gayle Prough, Laura Cory and her companion, Douglas Hunt, Brenda and Chris Lorton, Mark Prough, Chad and Myra Richards, Seth and Julie Alexander, Luke Alexander, Ethan, Andrew, Kathryn Aglenda and Tyler Prough, Nicole, Kelsey and Danielle Buehrer, Ashlyn Frazier, Sydney Buehrer, Brendan Jones, Lindsey Jones; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Simon; and two sisters, Malinda Hanks Hutchens and Jeanette Swann. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where the Rev. Chuck Keene will officiate at services at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Kane Baptist Church or to the Alzheimers Association.

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(1aa) Richard and Aglenda (Tucker) Prough's son Dennis K. Prough's obituary - Dennis K. Prough, 70, died at 8:05 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2009, at his home. He was born June 27, 1939, in Jersey County, son of Richard and Aglenda (Tucker) Prough. He first married Priscilla Russell July 13, 1958, in Jerseyville. He married Gwen (Wilkinson) Marshall Oct. 19, 2000, in Benson, Mo. He retired from Laclede Steel in Alton and was a former Kane police officer and a hobby trapper. He was a member of the Kane Baptist Church, Kane Masonic Lodge and Exalted Ruler of the Jerseyville Elks Lodge 954 in Jerseyville, Illinois Trappers Association and past Jersey Community School District 100 board member.

Survivors include his wife Gwen Prough of Kane; two sons, David and Gayle Prough of Jerseyville and Mark Prough of Kane; two daughters, Laura Cory and companion Doug Hunt of Kane and Brenda and Chris Lorton of Jerseyville; a stepdaughter, Becky and Matt Darr of Jerseyville; two stepsons, Craig and Delcina Marshall of Jerseyville and Matt and Hannah Marshall of Grafton; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his former wife, Priscilla Prough of Kane; six stepgrandchildren; sister Becky and Dr. Charles Alexander of Jerseyville; brother Gary and Louann Prough of Brighton. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Elks Lodge 954 in Jerseyville. Graveside service will follow the memorial service. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Angelman Syndrome Foundation in honor of great-grandson Jace Goode, St. Jude's Hospital and Diabetes Association. Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of arrangements.

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(3a) Charles and Emma (Williams) Tucker's son Francis Tucker's wife Hilda May (Fay) Tucker's obituary - Hilda May Tucker, 87, of Carrollton, died on Sunday night, March 18, 2012, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation in White Hall. Born in Carrollton on July 4, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Alvin and Minnie Jackson Fay. She married Francis Tucker on July 9, 1949, and he preceded her in death July 27, 1974. Surviving are five daughters: Bea Laughlin-Rushton of Carrollton, Sarah Davis of Grafton, Sherry Schnelten of Carrollton, Mary Shaw of Eldred, Laura "Tiny" Tucker of Carrollton, five sons: Jim Rogers of Iowa, Don Tucker of Carrollton, Tom Tucker of Carrollton, Dale Tucker of Sorento and Wayne Tucker of Kane; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and three sisters: Marybelle Stevens of Cuba, Mo., Frances Ward of Louisiana, Mo., and Betty Schofield of Hutchinson, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands and two sons, Pete Rogers, David Tucker, and six brothers: Ray, John, Arthur, George, Leroy and Kenneth "JB" Fay. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Funeral services will be at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, with burial to follow in Grimes Cemetery near Fieldon. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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(4a) Charles and Emma (Williams) Tucker's son Norman "Bud" Tucker was born in Jersey County, IL. He died in Jan. 1984. He married Clara Johnston. She is deceased. Children of Norman and Clara (Johnston) Tucker were-Norman Robert Tucker and Doris June (Tucker) Gettings.

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Norman "Bud" Tucker's obituary - TUCKER. Died 01-1984. Norman "Bud" Tucker, 75, of Rural Route 1 died at 4:16 pm Sunday at Jersey Community hospital. He was a farmer and was born in Jersey County, a son of the late Charles & Emma (Williams) Tucker. He married Clara (Johnston) and she survives; also surviving are 1 son Norman Robert of Fieldon;1 Daughter, Doris June Gettings of Fieldon; 10 grandchildren; 5 g-grandchildren; 1 brother, Arnold of Maysville, Missouri; and 1 Sister, Aurelia Pagh of Hawthorne Woods. Visitation will be from 4-9 pm Tuesday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Masonic services will be held at 7:30 pm by Fieldon Lodge 592. Funeral services will be conducted at Fieldon United Church of Christ at 2 pm Wednesday with Rev. Robert Broeder officiating. Burial will be in Grimes cemetery. Memorials may be given to the church of which he was a member.

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(1aa) Norman and Clara (Johnston) Tucker's son Norman Robert Tucker's obituary - MOUNTAIN HOME, ARK. — A funeral service for Norman Robert Tucker of Mountain Home, Ark., will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Mike Howell officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service. Norman went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 81. He was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Jersey County, Illinois, the son of Norman and Clara Johnston Tucker. He married Shelvy Ramsey on Sept. 17, 1973, at Alton, Ill., and worked as a fireman for City of Alton. Norman was a U.S. Air Force veteran of Korean War. He had lived in Mountain Home since 1991, moving from Fieldon, Ill. He was a member of the Illinois Association of Retired Firefighters and AF&A Masons of Illinois. He enjoyed the outdoors, shelling, fishing, hunting, camping and gardening. Norman is survived by his wife, Shelvy Ramsey of Mountain Home; son, Robert M. (JoAnn) Tucker of St. Charles, Mo.; stepson, Lonnie (Tina) Ramsey of Carlinville, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Lona (Joe) Campbell of Brussels and Sue (Kent) McCoy of Alton; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; sister, Doris June (Bill) Gettings of Fieldon; and many friends and loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents. Burial will be in the Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Matt Brunnworth, Aaron Edwards, Fred Davis, Jim Young, Kent McCoy, Jacob Brefeld and Ed Raukman as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Sutton and Pat Hayes. Military honors will be provided by the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Ozarks. Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.

(4) William Francis (Frank) Tucker and Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker's daughter Rosa Tucker was born 9-18-1884 in Jersey County, IL, and died 7-14-1963 in Jersey County, IL. She is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. She married Lloyd Perdun 4-11-1905 in Jersey County, IL. He died 11-22-1969. He is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery. Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun had these children-Josephine "Dode" Perdun, Clarence Joseph "Joe" Perdun, Arthur "Jube" Perdun, William Perdun, Howard "Dick" Perdun, Letha "Tiny" Perdun, Irene Perdun, Marilla "Tootie" Perdun, and Helen Perdun.

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Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's husband Lloyd Perdun's obituary - PERDUN. 27 November 1969: Lloyd Perdun, a retired Jersey County farmer, died Saturday morning, November 22 at 10:30 o'clock at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton where he had been a patient for a day. Mr. Perdun resided west of Jerseyville in English township. Final rites were conducted at the United Methodist church in Jerseyville Tuesday afternoon, 25 November at two o'clock by the pastor, Rev. W. Louis Purcell. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. Visitation hours were held at the Gubser Funeral Home and Masonic services were conducted at the funeral home Monday evening at eight o'clock. Mr. Perdun was a son of the Late Clarence and Emma Boomer Perdun and was born in Jersey County 8 October 1885.

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(1a) Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's son Howard "Dick" Perdun' obituary - PERDUN. 31 May 1986: Jerseyville: Howard "Dick" Perdun, 60, died unexpectedly at 5:17 pm Friday, May 30 1986 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. He was Jersey County Sheriff from 1959-62; Jersey County Treasurer from 1962-64; Jerseyville Acting Postmaster from 1964-67; currently on the Jersey County Board; and a Democratic Precinct Committeeman. He was a member of many area organizations including the Illinois Sheriffs' Association; Jersey County Farm Bureau; Jerseyvillemasonic Lodge; Ainad Temple of the Shrine; Jerseyville Elks Lodge; and the Rotary Club. He was born in Jersey County, son of the Late Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun. The World War II veteran married the former Jo Ann Sunderland on 2 January 1950 and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Gregory Perdun of Grafton and Richard Perdun of Jerseyville; two daughters Diane Heitzig and Rosemary Wock both of Jerseyville; six grandchildren; two brothers, William and Joe Perdun, both of Jerseyville; and three Sisters, Irene McKenna and Josephine Crabtree, both of Jerseyville and Helen Arnold of Mesa, Ariz. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 pm Sunday and until noon Monday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. At the First Baptist church of Jerseyville, visitation will be from noon Monday until time of services at 2 pm with the Rev. V. Clay Noah Jr. Officiating. Graveside military rites will be conducted at Oak Grove cemetery in Jerseyville by the Jerseyville American Leigon and VFW Post, both of which he was a member. Memorials may be sent to the church, where he was a member.

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(2a) Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's son - Clarence Joseph "Joe" Perdun, 78, died at 10:25 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where he had been a resident for the past year. He was born March 1, 1928, on the homeplace in Jersey County, the youngest of nine children of to Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun.

He grew up as a young boy on the family farm west of Jerseyville that, at the time, was commonly referred to as "Perdunville." At the age of 18, he joined the U.S. Army and entered World War II as it was ending, serving in the Philippines and Okinawa, Japan. He returned to Jersey County, and the next day, he met Marjorie Winters. The two dated for six months before they married on March 27, 1948, at the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville. The two remained on the family farm for most of their married life, and he retired in 1991 from Owens-Illinois machine shop, after dedicating 38 years to them. He was a member of the Masons and Eastern Star and recently received his 50-year pin from the Jerseyville American Legion. He thoroughly enjoyed camping trips with his family, with Mount Pleasant, Iowa, being his favorite spot.

Surviving are his wife, Marjorie; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Rhonda Perdun of Jerseyville and Larry and Pam Perdun of Chesterfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and John Pfeifer of Jerseyville; three grandchildren, Rebecca Randolph and her husband, Josh, of Dow, Jennifer Perdun of St. Charles, Mo., and Jason Perdun of Chesterfield; a sister, Josephine "Dode" Crabtree of White Hall; and a brother-in-law, John Winters of Sierra Vista, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Ginger Leigh Perdun, on Oct. 4, 1995; three brothers, Arthur "Jube," William and Howard "Dick" Perdun; and four sisters, Letha "Tiny" Ogden, Irene Warford, Marilla "Tootie" Whittleman and Helen Arnold. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville, where he was a longtime member. The Rev. Mark Myers will conduct services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. The Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 will conduct military graveside rites at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the building fund of the First United Methodist Church of Jerseyville. Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of arrangements.

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Clarence Joseph "Joe" Perdun's wife Marjorie Irene (Winters) Perdun's obituary - Marjorie Irene Perdun, 89, of Jerseyville, died at 2:20 p.m., Monday, October 17, 2016 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home. Surviving are: Daughter: Tammy Pfeifer of Jerseyville. Son: Larry Perdun of Chesterfield. Daughter in Law: Rhonda Perdun of Jerseyville; 3 Grandchildren, and 1 Great Granddaughter. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville, where she was a longtime member.

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(3a) Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's daughter Letha "Tiny" Perdun married William "Bill" Ogden. They are both deceased. William "Bill" and Letha "Tiny" (Perdun) Ogden had 2 sons-Rupert Laverne Ogden and William Ogden.

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(1aa) William "Bill" and Letha "Tiny" (Perdun) Ogden's son Rupert Laverne Ogden's obituary - Rupert Laverne Ogden, 77, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis County. He was born in Jersey County on Oct. 20, 1933, one of two sons born to the late William "Bill" and Letha "Tiny" (Perdun) Ogden. Rupe, as he was commonly known, enjoyed sports, especially basketball, and was an outstanding basketball player during his middle school years. He was proud to serve his country, and entered at the age of 19, the United States Marine Corp, serving during the Korean Conflict, and was honorably discharged in July of 1956. He retired in 1992 from Owens-Illinois Machine Shop and few people could have had the enjoyment that retirement brought to him. He often said that he didn't know how he had the time to work before retirement. His greatest pleasure was being home and spending time with his family. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's events and seldom missed a game or a program. He loved to hunt, fish, travel, bowl, woodwork, dominoes, playing cards with his friends and family, the history channel, but most of all he enjoyed golf, a sport he took up after retirement.

Surviving are his wife, the former Phyllis Cochran, who he married on Aug. 20, 1977 at the Fieldon Baptist Church; along with a son and daughter in law, Jeff and Linda Ogden of Bethalto; a daughter and son in law, Sheri and John Heitzig of Jerseyville; a step daughter and her husband, Sandy and James Powers of Brighton; and a step son, David Dooley of O'Fallon. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Jerrod Ogden of Jerseyville, Jake Ogden of Jacksonville, Megan, and her husband, Roy Flowers of Grafton, Hannah Heitzig and Justin Heitzig both of Jerseyville; Six stepgrandchildren, Adam, and his wife Rachel Taylor, Brett, and his wife, Miranda Taylor and Lindsey Taylor all of Brighton, Kerry Dooley and Jamie Dooley both of Jerseyville, and Jessie Dooley of Wood River; a great-granddaughter, Gracie Jo Flowers; and six stepgreat-grandchildren, Blakley, Eliza, Ava, Kelly, Kayne, and Gavin; along with a brother and sister-in-law, William and Billie Ogden of Moore Haven, Fla.; as well as numerous aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Connie (Ogden) Anderson; and a stepdaughter-in-law, Kelly (Snyder) Dooley. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday. Revs. Mark Myers and Dennis Hill will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, where the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 will conduct military honors. In lieu of all flowers and plants, the family would greatly appreciate memorials to either the First United Methodist Church or to the Jersey County Marine Corp League, Robert Wendle Detachment. All donations to the Marine Corp will stay in Jersey County for the benefit of local veterans and the Toys for Tots program. Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville is in charge of the arrangements.

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(4a) Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's daughter Josephine "Dodie" (Perdun) Crabtree's obituary - Josephine "Dodie" Crabtree, 90, died at 3:37 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Jerseyville Manor. She was born Dec. 31, 1921, in Jersey County, Ill., and was the daughter of Lloyd and Rose (Tucker) Perdun (both deceased). She married Clinton F. Crabtree April 15, 1944, in Palo Alto, Calif., and was a homemaker. He died Feb. 4, 1989. She was a member of Royal Neighbors of America. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Lloyd "Pete" Crabtree in 1957; four brothers, Arthur "Jube" Perdun, Howard "Dick" Perdun, her twin, William Perdun, and Joe Perdun; four sisters, Irene Warford, Tiny Ogden, Marilla "Toodie" Whittleman and Helen Arnold Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 23, with service at 1 p.m. at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Pastor Bo Schultz will officiate. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Fieldon Baptist Church, Jersey County Food Pantry or charity of one's choice Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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(5a) Lloyd and Rosa (Tucker) Perdun's son Lloyd Arthur "Jube" Perdun was born in Jersey County, IL. He married Mildred Elizabeth Smith. They are both deceased. Lloyd Arthur "Jube" and Mildred Elizabeth (Smith) Perdun had these children-Gerald Arthur "Sonny" Perdun, Carol "Sis" (Perdun) Sandberg, Cathryn (Perdun) Main, David Perdun, Donald Perdun, and Wayne "Dump" Perdun.

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(1aa) Lloyd Arthur "Jube" and Mildred Elizabeth (Smith) Perdun's son Gerald Arthur "Sonny" Perdun's obituary - Gerald Arthur "Sonny" Perdun, 80, died at 8:31 a.m. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehab Center. Born August 24, 1934, in Log Cabin in Jersey County, Ill. PARENTS: Lloyd Arthur "Jube" and Mildred Elizabeth (Smith) Perdun (Both Deceased) MARRIED: Marilyn Wallace, on August 30, 1952, in Pocahontas, Ark. He was a Farmer and Carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Perdun of Jerseyville; children, Gerald "Jerry" and Beverly Perdun, Jr. of Jerseyville, Patricia "Pat" and Chuck Carter of Jerseyville, Rick and Tracy Perdun of Jerseyville; grandchildren, Missy, Danielle, Jarrod, Lori, Jennifer and John; great-grandchildren, Caitlyn, Ethan, Quinn, Halie, Charli Sue, Mason, Grace, Andrew, Bryce and Reid; sisters, Carol "Sis" Sandberg of Jerseyville and Cathryn Main of Jerseyville; brothers, Dave and Neva Perdun of Jerseyville and Don and Peggy Perdun of Jerseyville. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Wayne "Dump" Perdun; granddaughters, Julie Kay and Erin. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville, where funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, with Rev. Mark Myers and Rev. Dennis Hill officiating. Burial: Grimes-Neely Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Grimes-Neely Cemetery Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

(5) William Francis (Frank) Tucker and Sidney Jane (Miller) Tucker's daughter Lora Viola Tucker was born 12-21-1895 in Williams Hallow, Jersey County, IL, and died in 3-8-1965 in Jersey County, IL. She is buried at Rosedale Cemetery, Rosedale Township, Jersey County, IL. She married 1st Wesley Kenneth Powers born in Jersey Co., IL July 20, 1900, died March 8, 1960 at his home in Nutwood, IL. Wesley Kenneth Powers was a son of Andrew Jackson Powers born 2-14-1870, died 6-25-1925 (killed by train), son of Acy & Mary (Rowden) Powers, buried Spry/Rowden Cemetery in Rosedale, Jersey Co., IL. Andrew Jackson Powers married Matilda "Tillie" Seehausen 31 Dec. 1889 in Calhoun Co., IL, born 1874, daughter of Jann "John" Lumke Seehausen (1839-1881) and Wilhelmina Charlota (Rudolph) Seehausen Keller (1846-1914). Wesley Kenneth Powers and Lora Tucker had a daughter Alice Bernice Powers born 2-6-1922, died Apr. 2001, married Raymond William Miles born 5-26-1917, died 10-12-1997, and they had these children-Joyce Miles, Lewis Miles, and Wesley Powers (Raymond Miles was step-father to Wesley Powers). Lora Tucker married 2nd Raymond Linley Gunterman. He was born 1-18-1906 in Jersey Co., IL.

(Note: Lora (Tucker) Gunterman used to operate a cream station in Hardin IL, and later in Fieldon, IL in a building owned by my father in the 1940's and 1950's, and my parents used to bring 5 gallon cans filled with cream from our milk cows each week and sell the cream to her at the cream station.)

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Lora Tucker's 1st husband Wesley Kenneth Powers's obituary - Wesley Kenneth Powers, 59, died Tuesday March 8, 1960 at his home in Nutwood. He was born in Jersey County July 20, 1900, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Powers. He was a member of Fieldon Lodge, A.F. & A.M., and belonged to the Moose and Eagles lodges in Jerseyville. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Edith Suddeth Powers; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond Miles, Fieldon; three grandchildren, Joyce Miles, Lewis Miles and Wesley Powers; and two great-grandchildren; a brother, Grant Powers, Bucklin, Kans., a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Eighney Sedwick, Kansas. The Rev. Leonard Todd, pastor of Evangelical & Reformed Church, Alton, will conduct funeral rites Friday at 1 p.m. in Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery. Friends may visit the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. Masonic rites will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday at 8 p.m.

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Lora Tucker's 1st husband Wesley Kenneth Powers's brother John Powers's obituary - Jerseyville Republican 2 June 1921: John Powers, 21, died at Riverton Sanitarium near Springfield. Body brought to Jerseyville home of Mrs. C. A. Brown. Later taken to Wesley Powers home in Nutwood. Funeral from Nutwood church. Rev. Rueben Russell serving. Burial in Rowden cemetery. Leaves Father, A. J. Powers of near Grafton, one Brother, Grant Powers of Bellefont, Kan. and one half-sister. Also Wesley Powers of Nutwood and Miss Myrtle Powers of Kansas.

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Lora Tucker's 1st husband Wesley Kenneth Powers's brother Grant Powers's obituary - Democrat News, Jan. 3 1984: Grant Powers, 90, longtime Bucklin area resident died 6 December at Kansas Soldiers Home in Fort Dodge. Born 3 June 1893 at Nutwood, son of Mr and Mrs. Andrew Jackson Powers. Served in WWI in France and Germany. Came to Bucklin following the war. Married Alice Henning 25 December 1919. Farmer for 41 years. Member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church at Dodge City. Leaves wife, Alice; seven sons, five daughters, 30 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. A Sister, Myrtle Schroeder Sedgwick, Kan. Burial in Bucklin cemetery.

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(1aaa) Lora (Tucker) Powers Gunterman's great grandson and her daughter Alice Bernice (Powers) Miles's grandson, and Alice Bernice (Powers) Miles's son Wesley Powers's son Gary Lee Powers's obituary - Died 1970 (Unknown Date). Gary Lee Powers, 13 year old son of Mr and Mrs. Wesley Powers of Fieldon was found dead at his home Saturday. He was born 10 September 1957, in Jerseyville. In addition to his parents, surviving are three brothers, Kenneth, Carl and David all at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Godar of Hardin; and paternal step-grandfather and grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Miles of Fieldon.

Edward Maltimore

Edward Maltimore was born in 1900. He died 5-14-1959 in Jersey County, IL. He was a son of Albert Maltimore and Mary Sconce. He is buried at Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He married Josephine Kraushaar, the daughter of Joseph and Christina (Martin) Kraushaar. Josephine Kraushaar was born June 8, 1901 in Calhoun County, IL. Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore, 78, of 208 Kenwood Jerseyville, IL died at 3:45 a.m. November 25, 1979 at her daughter's home in Godfrey, IL. She is buried at Fieldon Cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL.

(Note: Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore was my mother Lovie (Kraushaar) Westfall's cousin. Her father Joseph Kraushaar was my mother's uncle, and a brother to my mother's father Charles Kraushaar)

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Edward Maltimore's wife Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's obituary - Died 11-25-1979. Josephine Maltimore, 78, of 208 Kenwood Jerseyville died at 3:45 a.m. November 25 at the daughter's home in Godfrey. She was born June 8, 1901 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Joseph and Christine Martin Kraushaar. She married Edward Maltimore and he died may 14,1959. She is survived by one son, Perry Maltimore, Jerseyville; three daughters, Mary Foster and Bonita Sherman, Jerseyville and Opal Kruckeberg, Godfrey; two brothers, Otto Kraushaar, Spanky and Chris . . . (incomplete)

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Edward Maltimore's brother John Franklin Maltimore's obituary - Maltimore Riles At Grafton Monday - Died June 28, 1963, JERSEYVILLE — Funeral rites for John F. Maltimore of Grafton will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in Gubser Funeral Home followed by burial in Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton. Mr. Maltimore, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Maltimore, was born Dec. 18, 1896, in Greene County. He was dead on arrival at St. Joseph's Hospital at 1 a.m. Friday. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Melvin Dodge, Godfrey, and Mrs. Wallace Coals, Pocahontas, and a half-brother, Lee Jones, Winfield, Mo.

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Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore had 7 children-Joseph Maltimore, Raymond Maltimore, Perry Maltimore, Bonita Maltimore, Opal Maltimore, Mary Maltimore, and Edward Maltimore Jr.

(1) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Joseph Maltimore was born in Greene County November 24, 1918. His death occurred at 2:45 p.m. July 20, 1979 at St. Elizabeth's hospital in Granite City, IL. He was age 60 at the time of his death. His burial was in Oak Grove cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He was employed at Laclede Steel and was a World War II veteran. Joseph Malimore married Annetta Evelyn Cummings Jan. 26, 1937, in Jerseyville, IL. She was the daughter of the late Alonzo E. and Anna (Dean) Cummings. She was born Sept. 15, 1920, in Woodville Township in Greene County, IL. Annetta Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore, age 81, died at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at her home. Her burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore had 6 children-Gilbert Maltimore, Howard Maltimore, Larry Maltimore, Mary Lou Maltimore, Carrie Maltimore, and Linda Maltimore.

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Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Joseph Maltimore's obituary - Died 20-07-1979. Services for Joseph Maltimore, 60, of Route 3 Jerseyville were conducted Sunday afternoon at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home by the Rev. R. E. George. Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. His death occurred at 2:45 p.m. July 20 at St. Elizabeth's hospital in Granite City. Born in Greene County November 24, 1918, he was a son of Edward and Josephine Kraushaar Maltimore. Maltimore was employed at Laclede Steel and was a World War II veteran. His survivors are his wife, Evelyn; his mother, three Sons, Gilbert of Greenfield, Howard of Fieldon and Larry of Alton; three Daughters, Mary Lou Baker and Carrie Stephens of Jerseyville and Linda Pilger of Godfrey; one brother, Perry of Jerseyville; three Sisters, Mary Foster and Bonita Sherman, both of Jerseyville and Opal Kruckerburg of Godfrey; 10 grandchildren. A daughter, Joann Maltimore, preceded him in death.

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Joseph Maltmore's wife Annetta Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore's obituary - Annetta Evelyn Maltimore, 81, died at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at her home. Born Sept. 15, 1920, in Woodville Township in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Alonzo E. and Anna (Dean) Cummings. Survivors include her husband, Joseph Maltimore, whom she married Jan. 26, 1937, in Jerseyville and shared 42 years together before his death July 20, 1979; six children and their spouses, Gilbert Lee and Barbara Maltimore of Hillview, Howard Allen and Mary Maltimore of Jerseyville, Larry Gene Maltimore of East Alton, Mary Lou and John Baker of Otterville, Carrie Sue Stephens of Jerseyville and Linda Kay Maltimore of Otterville; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jo-Ann Maltimore, and a son-in-law, Buddy Wayne Stephens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Jacoby Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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(1a) Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore's son Howard Allen Maltimore's obituary - Howard Allen Maltimore, 65, died at 3:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1940, in Jerseyville to Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore. He married the former Mary Esther Hewlett on Sept. 22, 1959, in Jerseyville. She survives. He was a laborer with the Local 646 Union Hall in Jerseyville. In addition to his wife, survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Candy and Larry Collard of Pittsfield, Ill.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Debbie Maltimore and Mike and Patricia Maltimore, all of Jerseyville; six grandchildren, Sara, Rochelle, Raeann Maltimore, Kirk and Kayla Short and Ashlie Stamper; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Carrie Stephens of Jerseyville, Mary Lou and John Baker and Linda Maltimore, all of Otterville; and two brothers and one sister-in-law, Larry Maltimore of East Alton and Gilbert and Barb Maltimore of Hillview, Ill. His parents and one sister, Joann Maltimore, preceded him in death. Per his request, he was cremated. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The Rev. Robert McAdams will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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Howard Allen Maltimore's wife Mary Esther (Hewlett) Maltimore's obituary -JERSEYVILLE — Mary Esther Maltimore, 76, died at 2:43 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at Jerseyville Manor. She was born August 9, 1939, in Alton, Ill., daughter of William and Geneva (Scott) Hewlett, both deceased. She married Howard Maltimore Sept. 22, 1959, in Jerseyville, and he preceded her in death. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter, Candy and Larry Collard of Pittsfield, Ill.; sons, Joe and Deb Maltimore of Jerseyville and Mike and Patty Maltimore of Jerseyville; grandchildren, Sara Plont, Ashlie Martin, Kirk Short, Kayla Schmidt, Rochelle Maltimore and Raeann Maltimore; great-grandchildren, Xander Plont, Keagen Stamper, Payton Martin, Drake Martin and Brayden Short; brother, William Dale Hewlett of Jerseyville. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to the family in care of the funeral home. Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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(2a) Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore's son Gilbert Lee "Dude" Maltimore's obituary - Gilbert Lee "Dude" Maltimore, 74, of Hillview, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.He was born Aug. 28, 1937, in Jerseyville, the son of Joseph and Evelyn Cummins Maltimore. He married Barbara Schutz on Feb. 27, 1961, in Jerseyville, and she survives. Also surviving are three sons, Byron (Heidi) Maltimore of Jacksonville, Anthony (Shayna) Maltimore of Oakland City, Ind., and Zachary Maltimore of Glen Carbon; and two daughters, Melody (Scott) Willis of Palmyra and Jennifer Shipley of Rockbridge. There are 12 grandchildren, Jalana, Kari, Lucas, Mason, Jaedyn, Katie, Logan, Courtney, Maddi, Bradyn, Madison and Rusty; a brother, Larry Maltimore of East Alton; and three sisters, Mary Lou (John) Baker of Otterville, Carrie Sue Stephens (deceased husband, Wayne) of Jerseyville and Linda Maltimore of Jerseyville. He was preceded in death by a brother, Howard (surviving wife, Mary) Maltimore; and a sister, Jo Anne Maltimore. Gilbert served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964. He was an outdoorsman who loved mushrooming and sharing them with the family. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He retired from Olin Corporation in 1992 after 27 years of employment. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hickory Grove Cemetery near Wrights. Memorials are suggested to the North Greene Food Pantry. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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(3a) Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore's son Larry Gene Maltimore's obituary - Larry Gene Maltimore, 69, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at his home in East Alton. He was born on May 19, 1943, in Jerseyville, the son of Joseph and Evelyn (Cummings) Maltimore. He served his country in the U.S. Army for three years. He was an electrician for many years and was also a handyman to many people. He was very helpful to others. He is survived by two children, Crystal Lamere of Dow and Aaron Maltimore of Florida; five grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Lou (John) Baker of Otterville, Carrie Sue Stephens of Jerseyville and Linda Maltimore of Royal Lakes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Maltimore and Gilbert Maltimore, a sister, Jo Ann Maltimore and a brother-in-law, Wayne "Buddy" Stephens. Per his wishes, cremation rites were accorded and no services will be scheduled. Memorials may be given to 5 A's Animal Shelter. Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com

(2) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Raymond Maltimore was born may 14, 1921 in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL. His death occurred on June 13, 1974 at Greenwood Manor in Jerseyville, IL. His interment was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL. He lived in Jerseyville, IL. He was engaged in maintenance work. He married Alberta M. (Hunter) Price. Alberta had been married previously to Ollie Carl Price. She was born in Calhoun County, IL, a daughter of the late John and Rose (Buchanan) Hunter. Alberta M. (Hunter) Price Maltimore, 66, of Jerseyville died in May of 1981. Her burial was in the Hardin cemetery, Calhoun County, IL.

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Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Raymond Maltimore's obituary - Died 13-06-1974. Funeral rites were held Saturday afternoon, June 15, at Jacoby Funeral Home for Raymond Maltimore, 53, of 208 Kenwood, Jerseyville. His death occurred on June 13 at Greenwood Manor. Interment was in Fieldon cemetery. He was born may 14, 1921 in Jerseyville, a son of Edward and Josephine Kraushaar Maltimore. He was engaged in maintenance work. His survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alberta Hunter Maltimore; his mother; stepsons, Carl of Dow, Leon and Junior of Brighton, Michael, Frank, Larry, Jerry, Bruce, Mark and David Price of Jerseyville; stepdaughters, Mrs. Sam (Sharon) Woodring, Mrs. Gilbert (Evelyn) Morris of Jerseyville; Mrs. George (Marcella) Branham of Dow; Janet and Ruth Price of Sterling; 25 grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph Maltimore of Otterville and Perry Maltimore of Jerseyville; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Pressley and Mrs.wendell (Bonita) Sherman of Jerseyville and Mrs. Leo (Opal) Kruckeberg of Godfrey. Visitation was held at the Funeral Home. Dated 06-20-1974.

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Raymond Maltimore's wife Alberta M. (Hunter) Price Maltimore's obituary - Died 00-05-1981. Services for Alberta M. Price Maltimore, 66, of Jerseyville were conducted Friday at the Healing Waters Temple in Jerseyville with Dean Cox officiating. Burial was in the Hardin cemetery. Born in Calhoun County, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose Buchanan Hunter. Her husband, Raymond Maltimore, preceded her in death. Surviving are five daughters; Evelyn Morris and Marcella Branham Both of Delhi, Janet Price and Sharon Elmore, Sterling, and Ruth Decker of Jerseyville; 10 sons, Carl price, Phoenix, Arizona, Leon Price of Brighton, Larry Price of Wood River, and David, Mike, Frank, Jerry, Bruce, Mark and Ollie Price Jr. all of Jerseyville; 35 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Minnie Johnson of Hardin, Wyonetta Vinson of Indianapolis, Indiana and a sister in Ellisbury, Missouri, and four brothers, . . . dated 05/19/81.

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(1a) Raymond Maltimore's stepson and his wife Alberta Marie (Hunter) Price Maltimore's son Carl Richard Price's obituary - Carl Richard Price, 82, died at 11:29 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton. He was born near Hardin on June 8, 1930, and was the oldest of a very large family born to the late Ollie Carl and Alberta Marie (Hunter) Price. He married the former Mildred Josephine Kitson on July 15, 1950, in Jerseyville, and they shared 55 years together before her death on Sept. 16, 2005. Carl was a U.S. Army Korean veteran, and was employed as a rigger at Laclede Steel in Alton before a tragic car accident in 1973 that left him disabled and confined to a wheelchair. A determined individual, Carl never allowed his disability to define his life. He defied many times his prognosis, and continued to trudge forward with the assistance of his loving family. He was able to lead a happy and productive life and for the last seven years has been cared for in the home of his daughter and son-in-law.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Jewel and Vernon Stumpf of Batchtown; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Cathy Price of Godfrey; three grandchildren and their spouses, Jeremy and Samantha Stumpf of Wood River, Brent "BJ" Price of Moberly, Mo., and Karlie Jo Price of Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Lyndsey, Alexis, Dakota and Cree Stumpf of Wood River; three sisters, Janet Price of Sterling, Sharon Elmore of Streator and Evelyn Morris of Jerseyville; eight brothers, Leon Price of Brighton, Frank Price, David Price, Ollie Price Jr., Bruce Price, Mark Price and Larry Price, all of Jerseyville, and Mike Price of Carrollton; along with more than 50 nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Decker, Marcella Branham and Alberta Marie Maltimore; and three brothers, Jerry Price, James Price and Howard Price. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Gospel Assembly in Jerseyville. The Rev. Clyde Shaw will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville with military graveside services conducted by the Tri County Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the Gospel Assembly in Jerseyville or to the Tri County Honor Guard.

(3) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Perry Maltimore was born 5-5-1923 in Hardin, Calhoun County, IL. Perry Maltimore, 85, died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at the home of his son in rural Kane, IL. His burial was in Kane Cemetery, Greene County, IL. He married Loretta Lee Stevens 11-1-1955. Perry Maltimore's wife Loretta Lee (Stevens) Maltimore was born 12-31-1926 in Jersey County, IL, the daughter of the Late Henry and Myrtle (Guess) Stevens. Perry Maltimore's wife Loretta Lee (Stevens) Maltimore, age 61, died at 1:09 a.m. February 4, 1988 at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton. Her burial was in Kane Cemetery, Greene County, IL. Perry and Loretta Lee (Stevens) Maltimore had 2 sons-James Perry "Perky" Maltimore and another son Henry Lee Maltimore who died in infancy, 12-3-1962.

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Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Perry Maltimore's obituary - Perry Maltimore, 85, died at 3:10 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at the home of his son & daughter in law in rural Kane after a prolonged illness. He was born in Hardin on May 5, 1923, the son of the late Edward & Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore. He married the former Loretta Stevens on Nov. 1, 1955 in Kane, and she died on Feb. 4, 1988. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran, receiving the Purple Heart while he was on tour in Europe. After his discharge, he returned to the area, where he was employed at Jersey County Construction for nearly 32 years. He was a member of Labor Local 646 for over 50 years.

Surviving are a son & daughter in law, James Perry "Perky" and Kay Maltimore of Kane; a granddaughter, Amanda Maltimore; a great grandchild due in June; a sister, Bonita Sherman Goodrich of Jerseyville. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Henry Lee Maltimore, and two sisters, Mary Foster and Opel Kruckeberg. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in the Kane Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Kane Baptist Church.

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Perry Maltimore's wife Loretta Lee (Stevens) Maltimore's obituary - Loretta Lee Maltimore, 61, died at 1:09 a.m. today February 4, 1988 at St. Anthony's hospital in Alton. Born in Jersey County, she was the daughter of the Late Henry and Myrtle (Guess) Stevens. On November 1, 1955 she married Perry Maltimore in Kane, and he survives. Also surviving are a son, Perky Maltimore of Jerseyville; a grandchild; a Brother, Porter Stevens of Kane; and a half Brother, Richard Sturman of Granite City. She was preceded in death by a son, a sister and two half-brothers. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Friday and until noon Saturday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral home in Jerseyville from noon until time of services at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, visitation will continue at the First Southern Baptist church in Jerseyville. The Rev. Ron Woodrm will officiate. Burial will be in Kane cemetery. Memorials may be given to the church, where Mrs. Maltimore had been a member.

(4) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's daughter Bonita Maltimore married Wendell Sherman of Jerseyville, IL. He died 5-15-1991. He is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. Bonita later married a man who's last name is Goodrich and lives in Jerseyville, IL.

(5) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's daughter Opal Maltimore is deceased. She married Leo Kruckeberg. He died 3/30/98. She was married before to John W. Reynolds whom she married 5-1-1946. Her husband Leo Kruckeberg, 72, of Godfrey, died Mar. 30, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. His wife Opal Maltimore, preceded him in death.

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Opal Maltimore's husband Leo Kruckeberg's obituary - 03/30/98 Leo Kruckeberg, 72, of Godfrey, died Mar. 30, 1998, in Alton Memorial Hospital. He married Opal Maltimore, who preceded him in death. Surviving are a step-son, Robert Reynolds of Jerseyville; a step-daughter, Judith Bell of Houston, Tx.; brothers, Dean of Belvidere, Glenn of Edwardsville, and Dale of St. Peters, Mo.; a sister, Verlene Urekar of Springfield; and four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were in Elias-Smith in Godfrey. Memorials may be given to the Dream Factory and Ronald McDonald House.

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Leo Kruckeberg's brother Dale J. Kruckeberg's wife Sadie Mae (Maze) Kruckeberg's obituary - Sadie Mae Kruckeberg, 73, died on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. Loving wife of Dale J. Kruckeberg; dear daughter of the late Sylvester Maze and Nina Wheeler; devoted mother of Jeffery (Lorie) Kruckeberg, Gerald (Christine) Kruckeberg, and Christy (Jim) Riegerix; cherished grandmother of Matt, Matthew, Jarod, Emily, Autumn, Justin, Mitchell and Alyssa. Beloved sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. She is preceded in death by her sister Betty Jane Maze and brother Danny Wanick. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. The family is being served by The Baue Funeral and Memorial Center, 3950 West Clay St., St. Charles, Mo., where visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22. Funeral service at noon Thursday, Dec. 23, at Baue Funeral and Memorial Center Chapel. Interment at St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Share your condolences and memories at baue.com.

(6) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's daughter Mary Maltimore was born in Fieldon, Jersey County, IL September 23, 1926. Mary (Maltimore) Foster, 65, died June 12, 1992, at Jersey Community hospital. She was formerly employed as a nurse aide at Garnet's Chateau, Jerseyville. Her husband Everett Pressley, died May 16, 1974. She later married Warren Foster on February 2, 1977, in Jerseyville and he died June 8 1988.

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Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's daughter Mary (Maltimore) Pressley Foster's obituary - Mary Foster, 65, died June 12, 1992, at Jersey Community hospital. She was formerly employed as a nurse aide at Garnet's Chateau, Jerseyville. Born in Fieldon September 23, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Edward & Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore. Her husband Everett Pressley, died May 16, 1974. She later married Warren Foster on February 2, 1977, in Jerseyville and he died June 8 1988.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Josephine "Jody" Weller and Marilyn Smith, of Jerseyville; 3 sons, Earl Maltimore, Alton, James Snider, Jerseyville and Kenneth Snider, Roxana; 8 grandchildren; 1 sister, Bonita Sherman, Jerseyville; and 1 brother, Perry Maltimore, Jerseyville. Preceding her in death were 1 son, Gary Pressley; 3 brothers and 1 sister. Visitation was from Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Tim Garrett officiated at services there and burial was in Fieldon cemetery. Memorials may be given to Bible Baptist church, Jerseyville or American Diabetes Assoc.

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Mary (Maltimore) Pressley Foster's husband Everett Leroy Pressley's obituary - 23 May 1974: Everett Leroy Pressley, 67, of 702 E. prairie st, Jerseyville was found dead at 4:30 pm on 16 May at his clubhouse west of Otterville by Morris Dabbs. A laborer, he was born 28 August 1906 in Calhoun County, a son of George and Clara McDonald Pressley. He is survived by his wife, Mary Maltimore Pressley; two sons, Roy of Alexis and Gary, who is serving in the Navy at Kingsville, Tex., two daughters, Josephine and Marilyn Pressley of Jerseyville; one grandchild; stepsons, Earl Maltimore of Alton, Jim Snider and Kenneth Snider of Jerseyville, and a brother, George, of Jerseyville. Final services were conducted Saturday, 18 May from Jacoby Funeral Home with the Rev. Vale Walkington officiating. Interment was in the Fieldon cemetery.

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Mary (Maltimore) Pressley Foster's husband Warren Alfred Foster's obituary - Warren Alfred Foster, 68, of Jerseyville, died June 8, 1988 at his daughter's residence. He was born March 5, 1920 in Clinton County, to the late Alfred Foster & Mamie Brown. He married Mary Maltimore February 2, 1977 in Jerseyville. He retired on May 31, 1982 after 27 years of service at Laclede Steel as a truck driver. He was a WWII army vet.

Surviving are his wife, Mary, Jerseyville; 4 sons, Phillip Dean, Carbondale, Fred and Paul of Alton and Robert of Bunker Hill; 3 daughters, Valerie Foster and Susan Hubbard of Brighton and Margaret Richards of Jerseyville; 2 step daughters, Jody Weller and Marilyn Smith, Jerseyville; 3 step sons, Earl Maltimore, Alton, James Snider, Jerseyville and Kenneth Snider of Roxana; 9 grandchildren; 2 g-grandchildren; 7 step grandchildren; 2 sisters, Genevieve Orrell, Keye Sport and Irene Isacck, Carlyle. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 step son, Gary Pressley and 1 brother, Robert Foster. Services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Robert McAdams officiated and graveside rites were held by American Legion and Jerseyville VFW. Burial was in Shipman cemetery. Memorials may be given to heart fund or American Cancer Society.

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(1a) Mary Maltimore's son Earl E. Maltimore's obituary - Earl E. Maltimore, 62, died at 8:05 p.m. and left his earthly life Thursday, March 22, 2007, with family and friends by his side. His heavenly father, many loved ones and friends were waiting to welcome him to his heavenly home. Born March 7, 1945, in Jerseyville to Mary Maltimore, he was raised by his grandparents, Edward and Josephine Maltimore. Upon leaving school, he worked various jobs, including construction and grounds maintenance at Principia College in Elsah. In 2004, he was seriously injured and permanently disabled after being hit head-on by a drunken driver, forcing him to retire from Kickham Boiler and Engineering in St. Louis after nearly 39 years of dedicated service. He had been shop superintendent for the last several years.

He is survived by his fiancee and soul mate, Mellinda Black Snider. They enjoyed five wonderful years together, before he was called to heaven. He is also survived by a son, Jason Maltimore of Eustis, Fla.; a granddaughter, Josie Lewis, who was a great joy in his life; a very special cousin, Robert Reynolds of Delhi; two half brothers, James and Kenny of Jerseyville; and two half sisters, Josephine and Marilyn. Many special friends and loved ones are also left behind to mourn his death and celebrate his life.

In the last weeks of his illness, he touched many lives with his strength, courage and kindness. His dog, Buckethead, "the best dog in the world," and his cat, Sissy "Sue-Sue," will also miss him. He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents; a special cousin, Judith Reynolds Bell; and a special friend, David Kickham. Per his wish, his remains were cremated. Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 p.m. until a memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. A celebration dinner in honor of his life will be held at Pete's Banquet Hall in Alton immediately after the service. Berdan Baptist Church in Berdan, Ill., has been named as a memorial.

(7) Edward and Josephine (Kraushaar) Maltimore's son Edward Maltimore Jr. died in infancy. He was born 8-14-1932, and died 7-1-1933. His burial was in Fieldon cemetery, Richwood Township, Jersey County, IL.

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