WESTFALL GENEALOGY

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Jasper Westfall

My father's brother Jasper "Jap" Westfall was born April 13, 1907 in Otter Creek Township, Jersey County, IL, the son of Jasper Mifflin Westfall and Frances (McCaulley) Westfall. He died 10-19-1997 In Alton, Madison County, IL. He was buried in the Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton, Illinois. He was raised on his father Jasper Mifflin Westfall's farm south of Fieldon, Jersey County, IL with his brothers and sisters-my father Walter Edward Westfall, Alonzo Westfall, Floyd Westfall, Laura Westfall, and Anna Westfall. He married 1st Ruth McNish who was born 3-22-1911 in Missouri, and died 8-5-1974 at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, Illinois. She was the daughter of Michael Lee McNish and Martha Elizabeth (Owens) McNish. Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall had 3 sons Jasper Westfall Jr, Matthew Westfall, and Charles Lee Westfall.

Before her marriage to Uncle Jasper, Aunt Ruth had a daughter Marie born 12-21-1927. Marie married James Webb, and they had a son James Webb. Marie died 10-14-1946 at age 18 in childbirth. She was buried in Grimes-Neely Cemetery West of Jerseyville, Illinois. My Uncle Jasper Westfall farmed in the Fieldon, IL area.

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My father's brother Jasper Westfall remarried after his first wife Ruth (McNish) Westfall's death to Helen Goldia Ruckman (1907-2002) 6-23-1975 in Alton, IL, the daughter of Frank and Stella (Gelkerson) Ruckman. She was married before to Charles H. Pilger. He died in 1969. She had a son Jack Bailey of Meadowbrook, IL.

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My Uncle Jasper Westfall's obituary - Jasper Westfall, 90, of Alton, died Oct. 19, 1997, in Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He married Helen Ruckman, who survives. Also surviving are a stepson, Jack Bailey of Bethalto' and 13 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren. Services were through Gent. Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto.

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Jasper Westfall's 2nd obituary - Jasper Westfall died Oct. 19, 1997 at Saint Anthonys Health Center in Alton. Born April 13, 1907 in Fieldon, he was a son of the late Jasper and Frances McCaulley Westfall. He was a self-employed farmer in the Fieldon area until he retired. He married the former Helen Ruckman Bailey on June 23, 1975, in Bethalto. She survives. Also surviving are a stepson and his wife, Jack and Norma Bailey of Bethalto; 13 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Matthew Westfall and Jasper Westfall Jr; two sisters, Laura Coleman and Anna Griffin, and three brothers, Lonnie Westfall, Edward Westfall and Floyd Westfall preceded him in death. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 Wednesday at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. The Rev. Willard Meyer will conduct services at 2 p.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church in Alton where Westfall was a member. Burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton. Memorials may be given to the Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto.

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My Uncle Jasper Westfall's first wife Ruth Josephine (McNish) Westfall's obituary - Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Josephine Westfall of 636 Oakwood Ave., in Alton were conducted bt Reverand Dorcie Hill at the Healing Waters Temple Aug. 7. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. She passed away at the age of 63 at St. Lukes Hospital in St. Louis on Aug. 5, 1974. She was born March 22, 1911 in Missouri, the daughter of Michael McNish (mother's name unknown). Survivors include her husband Jasper Westfall; two brothers, Allen McNish and Weltz NcNish of Missouri; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Emilie) Andrews of Kansas and Mrs. Maude Winters of Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister, a daughter, a son and one granddaughter.

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My uncle Jasper Westfall's 2nd wife Helen Goldia (Ruckman) Westfall's obituary - Helen Goldia Westfall, 95, died at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Eldercare Nursing Home in Alton. She was born May 28, 1907, in Alton to Frank and Stella (Gelkerson) Ruckman. She married Charles H. Pilger in 1937 in Alton. He died June 14, 1969. She married Jasper Westfall June 23, 1975, in Bethalto. He died Oct. 19, 1997. She was employed at Walnut Grove Dairy in Alton for several years, did volunteer work at McArthur Senior Center for 25 years and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto of several senior centers. Her love of fishing and traveling will long be remembered. Surviving are a son and his wife, Jack and Norma Bailey of Meadowbrook; three grandchildren, Sharon Bailey of Witt, Ill., Aaron Bailey of Worden and Eric Bailey of Alton; three great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Dylan Bailey of Worden and Alax Bailey of Alton; other extended family; and many dear friends. Besides her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lemuel Ruckman, and twin sisters, Millie Scribner and Lillie Ruckman. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Elias-Smith Funeral Homes and Crematory in Bethalto, and will continue at 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto. Pastor Willard Meyer will officiate. Private burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church building fund.

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Jasper Westfall's stepson and his 2nd wife Helen G. (Ruckmann) Pilger Westfall's son Jack A. Bailey's obituary - Jack A. Bailey, 82, passed away at 10:48 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville with his family by his side. He was born on Feb. 10, 1930, in Alton, the son of Helen G. (Ruckmann) Pilger Westfall. He married Norma J. Schulte on March 18, 1960, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto. She survives. Jack served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1947 to 1950 and in the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1952. He was employed by A.O. Smith and later retired from Clark Oil Refinery. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Fleet Reserve Association Chapter 267 and the Bethalto Senior Citizens in which he was involved in the pinochle club. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles, bowling, reading and was an avid fisherman.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sharon A. Bailey of Kincade, Ill.; two sons, Aaron L. Bailey of Worden and Eric L. Bailey of Altonl; and three grandchildren, Lindsey Bailey, Dylan Bailey and Alax Bailey. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 29, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Visitation will continue from 9 until funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto with Pastor Mark Hofferber officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.

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Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall had 3 sons Jasper Westfall Jr, Matthew Westfall, and Charles Lee Westfall.

(1) Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall's son Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. was born July 12, 1930 in Jersey County, IL. He died Friday, August 31, 1973 at the Wood River Township Hospital in Madison County, IL. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, Illinois. He married Frances Ethel Talley 8-1-1949 in Jersey County, IL, the daughter of George and Gertrude (Parker) Talley. After Jasper died on August 31, 1973 Frances married Bobby Crumley on January 5, 1974. Her 2nd husband Bobby Crumley died July 23, 2008.

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Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall's son Jasper Allen Westfall Jr's obituary - Jasper Allen Westfall, 43, of 225 Mounier, Alton, died Friday, August 31, 1973 at the Wood River Township Hospital. He was employed at Owens Illinois as a painter for 23 years. Mr. Westfall was born July 12, 1930, in Jersey County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Westfall Sr., now of Alton. On August 1, 1949, he married the former Frances Talley. Surviving are his wife, Frances (Talley) Westfall; three sons; Allen, Terry and Harry all of Alton; three daughters, Mrs. William (Jeanne) Merideth, Peggy and Sandy all of Alton; a brother, Mathew Westfall; two grandchildren. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville.  Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, the Rev. A.J. Maggos officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

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Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley had six children-Gloria Jean "Jeanne" Westfall, Allen Lee Westfall, Peggy Ann Westfall, Harry Jasper Westfall, Terry George Westfall, and Sandra Darlene Westfall.  

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(1a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's daughter Gloria Jean "Jeanne" Westfall was born on July 3, 1950. She married William E. Merideth on March 25, 1968. The marriage ended in divorce in 1996. They had two children; Melissa Renee' Merideth and Jason Lee Merideth. She married Dennis Dean Lacy on September 26, 2002.

(1aa) William E. Merideth and Gloria Jean "Jeanne" (Westfall) Merideth Lacy's daughter Melissa Renee' Merideth was born on August 14, 1968. She married Timothy Allen Ross on August 26, 1989. The marriage ended in divorce in 1994. They had one child; Joshua Allen Ross born on October 13, 1992. She married Scott Allan Schonaski on June 17, 1995.

(2aa) William E. Merideth and Gloria Jean "Jeanne" (Westfall) Merideth Lacy's son Jason Lee Merideth was born on December 22, 1970. He married Gloria Ann Villareal on October 22, 1994.  The marriage ended in divorce in 1997. They had one child; Selena Marie Merideth born on February 17, 1997. 

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(2a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's son Allen Lee Westfall was born on July 14, 1952. He married Pamela Bregenzer in 1973. The marriage ended in divorce in 1976. They had one child; Jeremiah Allen Westfall. He married Sheila Elizabeth Forsythe on July 2, 1977. They had two children; Allen Lee Westfall Jr. and Lance Aaron Westfall.

(1aa) Allen Lee Westfall and Pamela (Bregenzer) Westfall's son Jeremiah Allen Westfall was born on November 11, 1974.

(1aa) Allen Lee Westfall and Sheila Elizabeth (Forsythe) Westfall's son Allen Lee Westfall, Jr. was born on August 20, 1979. He married Bobbie Hornsey on June 4, 1999. The marriage in divorce in 2002. They had one child; Bethany Robin Westfall born on August 19, 1998. He married Kimberly Meletti. She has two sons Jeremy Meletti and Ryan Rauscher.

(2aa) Allen Lee Westfall and Sheila Elizabeth (Forsythe) Westfall's son Lance Aaron Westfall was born on July 14, 1983. He married Brandy Torres on September 7, 2002. The marriage ended in divorce.

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(3a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's daughter Peggy Ann Westfall was born on January 10, 1955 in Alton, Madison County, IL. She died February 22, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. Her burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. She married Joseph Allen Rittenhouse on December 1, 1990. He died in 1996.

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Peggy Ann (Westfall) Rittenhouse's obituary - ALTON – Peggy Ann (Westfall) Rittenhouse, 62, died at 10:43 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis,, MO after a long and courageous battle with her health. Peggy was born on January 10, 1955, one of six children born to the Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. & Frances (Talley) Westfall. She was a lifelong resident of Alton and graduated with the class of 1974 from Alton High School. After High School, she went on to further her education at Lewis & Clark Community College. She married Joseph Allen Rittenhouse on December 1, 1990, and together they were married for 5 years before their time was cut all to short with Joe’s death in January of 1996. Peggy worked as a cook for many years at various locations throughout the Alton area including the VFW Post 1308, prior to its closing, at which time she began working at Fountains IV in Godfrey, where she retired as Head Cook in 2014 after several years of service. In her spare time, Peggy enjoyed sewing and embroidery, reading a good book, planting flowers outside her home and enjoying a good scary movie. It was her family, however, who brought Peggy the most joy in life. Her brothers and sisters, many nieces and nephews, and most especially her mother, provided Peggy with many wonderful memories and blessings throughout her life and her love and compassion for them all is something they will never forget. Surviving are her mother, Frances Westfall Crumley of Alton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanne & Dennis Lacy of Jerseyville and Sandra & Ahmed Maragha of Plainfield, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Allen & Beth Westfall of Alton and George Terry & Julie Westfall of Godfrey; a step-sister, Linda Zaganelli; 6 nieces; 6 nephews; 4 great-nieces and 4 great-nephews; as well as 1 great-great niece and 2 great-great nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father, Jasper Allen Westfall Jr; a brother, Harry Jasper Westfall; as well as her step-father, Bob Crumley. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral Services will take place at 10 a.m., Tuesday at the Charity Christian Center in Jerseyville with burial following at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville. In lieu of any flowers or plants, memorials may be given to the Family, in care of Crawford Funeral Home.

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(4a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's son Harry Jasper Westfall was born on September 20, 1957 and died on May 16, 1975 at age 17. The cause of his death was drowning. His burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville, IL.

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Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's son Harry Jasper Westfall's obituary - Harry Jasper Westfall, 17, of 225 Mounier, Alton, drowned at approximately 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, 1975 at Godfrey Pond. He was a senior at Alton Senior High School. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Frances Crumley of Alton, a brother, Allen of Alton, a twin brother, Terry at home; three sisters, Mrs. William (Jeanne) Merideth of Alton, Misses Peggy and Sandy Westfall, both at home; paternal grandfather, Jasper Westfall Sr. of Alton; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Gertrude Talley of Fieldon;  and step-father Bobby Crumley of Alton. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. A.J. Maggos of Alton officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral

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(5a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's son Terry George Westfall was born on September 20, 1957. He married Christel Sundberg in 1977. The marriage ended in divorce in 1981. They had one child; Jennifer Dawn Westfall. He married Julie Pohlman on July 7, 1984.

(1aa) Terry George Westfall and Christel (Sundberg) Westfall's daughter Jennifer Dawn Westfall was born on September 26, 1977. She married Joseph David Haselhorst on June 29, 2001. Joseph David Haselhorst and Jennifer Dawn (Westfall) Haselhorst had a daughter Kaitlyn Nichole Haselhorst born August 30, 2009, and a son Brayden Jasper Haselhorst and a daughter Kynleigh Jo Haselhorst (twins), born Jan. 5, 2012.

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Jennifer Dawn (Westfall) Haselhorst's husband Joseph David Haselhorst's mother Jeanine A. "Jean" (Pohlman) Haselhorst Weaver's obituary - Jeanine A. "Jean" (Haselhorst) Weaver, 75, passed away at 1pm on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at her residence. She was born on January 17, 1938, in Brussels, Illinois the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Forstchneider) Pohlman. She married Lester Haselhorst in October of 1960 in Brussels, Illinois and he preceded her in death in 1979. She then married J. Glenn Weaver on November 8, 1986, in Rosewood Heights and he survives. Other survivors include three sons and daughters in law: Tom and Tracy Haselhorst of Bethalto, John and Laurie Haselhorst of Brighton, Joe and Jennifer Haselhorst of Bethalto, one daughter and son in law: Barb and Dave Koss of South Elgin, Illinois, four step sons and their wives: Danny and Debbie Weaver of Wood River, Lon and Michele Weaver of Wood River, Chris and Marianne Weaver of Switzerland, Claude and Tammy Weaver of Wheaton, Illinois, three step daughters and their husbands: Nancee and Kelly Bury of St. Charles, Illinois, Anna and Max Ellis of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Dee Sido of East Alton, twenty five grandchildren: Jennifer Haselhorst, Eric Haselhorst, Emma Haselhorst, Ellen Haselhorst, Brittany Koss, Katie Koss, Sami Koss, Kaitlyn Haselhorst, Brayden Haselhorst, Kynleigh Haselhorst, Ryan Bury, Chad Bury, Scott Ellis, Ginger Tanner, Matthew Weaver, Andrew Weaver, Beth Richards, Ben Weaver, Luke Weaver, Joe Weaver, Jessica Sido, Katie Sido, Joe Sido, Sasache Weaver, Chainn Weaver, fourteen great grandchildren, three brothers and sisters in law: Frank and Dorothy Pohlman, Stan and Laraine Pohlman, Tom and Pennie Pohlman, three sisters in law: Edna Roth, Joyce Kirby, Mary Pohlman, and a brother in law: Gene Roth, a brother in law and his wife: Dick and Marilyn Karns, many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

She was formerly employed at Target in Alton for over 15 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Holy Angels Parish in Wood River. She was a volunteer at St. Anthony's Hospital gift shop for many years. Her greatest joy in life was gathering with her family and making memories with the ones that she loved. In addition to her parents and her first husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Kathy Haselhorst, five sisters: Amelia Springman, Ida Haselhorst, Rita Patterson, Laverne Roth, Esther Woods, and a brother: George Pohlman. In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River with a prayer service at 1:30pm on Sunday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Monday, March 18, 2013, at Holy Angels Parish in Wood River. Father James Flach will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Woodland Hill Cemetery in East Alton. Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony's Foundation.

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(6a) Jasper Allen Westfall Jr. and Frances Ethel (Talley) Westfall Crumley's daughter Sandra Darlene Westfall was born on January 16, 1966. She married Ahmed Maragha on March 1, 1989. They had five children; Nadia Ahmed Maragha born January 5, 1990; Rhonda Ahmed Maragha born on December 15, 1992, Sarah Salah Maragha born on July 5, 1994; Farrah Ahmed Maragha born on August 12, 1999; and Mahmoud "Moudy" Ahmed Maragha born on June 22, 2001.

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Frances (Talley) Westfall Crumley's 2nd husband Bobby Lee Crumley's obituary - Bobby Lee Crumley, 71, died at 8:22 p.m. on Wednesday July 23, 2008, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born July 14, 1937, in Elco, Ill., the son of Archie and Hester Meisenhimer Crumley. He married Frances Talley Westfall January 5, 1974, and she survives. He retired in July 1999 after 40 years at Olin Corporation in the storeroom Department T-400. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion and Jerseyville Moose. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and gardener.

He is also survived by two daughters, Lisa Davis and her sons Ryan and Zach Davis of Wood River, and Linda Brickhouse and her son Alex of East Alton; two step-sons, Allen Westfall and his wife Beth of Alton and their children Lance Westfall and Allen Jr. and his wife, Kim of Alton, and their children Jeremy Meletti and Ryan Rauscher and daughter Bethany Westfall, George "Terry" Westfall and his wife Julie of Godfrey and their daughter Jennifer Haselhorst and her husband Joe; three stepdaughters, Jeanne Lacy and her husband Dennis of Jerseyville, and their children Missy and her husband Scott Schonasky and their son Josh, Jason Merideth and his daughter Selena, Peggy Rittenhouse, and Sandy Maragha and her husband Ahmed of Plainfield, and their children, Nadia, Rhonda, Sarah, Farrah and Moudy; a brother Don Crumley and his son Donny and his wife Olivia.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his stepfather Arlan Miller, a brother Jim Crumley, a step-son Harry Westfall and two sons-in-law, Joe Rittenhouse and Bill Merideth. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday July 25 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26 with Reverend Wilbur Cain officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Wetaug, Ill., with full military rites by VFW Post 3455. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society. Additional information and online guestbook may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com.

(2) Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall's other son Matthew Westfall was born June 9, 1932 in Jersey County, IL, and he died Sept. 5, 1988 In Jersey County, IL. He died of a heart attack. He was in the service in the Army and was a Korean War Veteran. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, Illinois. He married Marion Lucille Pace 3-29-1952 in Jersey County, IL. She was born 9-7-1934, and died 7-6-1992. She was buried in Noble Cemetery in Otterville, Illinois. She was the daughter of Troy and Lucille (Ridenour) Pace. Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall had 6 children-Christy Darlene Westfall died in infancy 7-22-1962, buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL, Karen Marie Westfall, Michael Troy Westfall, Jackie Kay Westfall, Randy Joe Westfall (deceased) died 4-23-1986, an army veteran, buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL, and Matthew Mark Westfall.

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Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall's son Matthew Westfall's obituary - Matthew Westfall died unexpectedly September 5, 1988 at his home in Otter Creek Township. Westfall was a Army veteran and a self-employed carpenter. Born June 9, 1932 in Jersey County, he was the son of Jasper Westfall of Alton and the late Ruth McNish Westfall. He married the former Marion Pace March 29, 1952 in Jersey County. She survives. In additon to his wife, also surviving are his father Jasper Westfall and his step-mother Helen Westfall of Alton; two sons, Michael Westfall and Matthew Mark Westfall both of Jerseyville; two daughters, Karen Westfall and Jackie Westfall both of Jerseyville; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Visitation will continue at the Otterville Baptist Church from noon Friday until time of services at 2 p.m. The Rev. Joy Settles will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Otterville Baptist Church where Westfall had been a member.

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Matthew Westfall's wife Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's obituary - Marion Lucille Westfall died July 6, 1992 at Alton Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born on September 7, 1934 in Otter Creek Township, she was the daughter of Mary Lucille Ridenour Pace of Otterville and the late Troy Ladell Pace. On March 29, 1952 in Otterville she married Matthew Westfall. He died September 5, 1988. Surviving in addition to her mother are two daughters, Karen Westfall and Jackie Kay Westfall both of Otterville; two sons, Michael Westfall and Mathew Mark Westfall both of Otterville; 10 grandchildren; a sister Sharon Lee Hagerman of Fosterburg; and three brothers, Troy Pace of Grafton, Albert Pace of Otterville, and Steven Pace of Alton. A daughter, Christy Darlene Westfall and a son Randy Joe Westfall preceded her in death. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Funeral services Thursday at Otterville Southern Baptist Church. The Rev. Joy Settles will officiate. Burial is in Noble Cemetery in Otterville. Memorials may be made to the Otterville Southern Baptist Church where she was a member.

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(1a) Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's son Randy Joe Westfall's obituary (partial) - Randy Joe Westfall of rural --- was pronounced dead at April 23, 1986 in --- . He was born in Jersey County, a son of Matthew and Marion Lucille Pace Westfall of Otterville. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Army Engineers of East ---. Besides his parents, surviving are his maternal grandparents Troy and Lucille Pace of Jerseyville, paternal grandfather Jasper Westfall of Alton, and paternal step-grandmother Helen Westfall of Alton; two brothers, Michael Troy Westfall and Matthew Mark Westfall both of Jerseyville; and two sisters, Karen Marie Westfall and Jackie Kay Westfall both of Jerseyville. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Visitation will be at the Otterville Baptist Church from noon Saturday until time of services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Joy Settles officiating. Burial with military rites will be at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to Otterville Baptist Church.

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(2a) Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's son Matthew Mark Westfall married Josephine Vail, the daughter of Paul and Josephine (Scott) Vail. Mark and Josephine (Vail) Westfall have 3 children-Matthew Westfall, Alexandra Westfall, and Zachery Westfall. They live in Jerseyville, IL.

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Matthew Mark Westfall's wife Josephine (Vail) Westfall's father Paul Emanuel Vail Sr.'s obituary - Paul Emanuel Vail Sr., 65, died at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis. Born April 18, 1939, in Alton, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Eva A. (Bedwell) Vail. He married the former Josephine Scott on Aug. 26, 1967, in Jerseyville. She survives. He grew up in Alton and in 1961, at the age of 22, began a 27-year career with the U.S. Army. During the course of those years, he served in many locations, taking his family whenever he could to various parts of Germany and to Fort Leonard Wood, as well as other parts of the United States. He also served during the Vietnam War, where he earned the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged in 1987, with the rank of staff sergeant. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Josephine "Snooks" and Mark Westfall of Jerseyville; a son, Paul E. Vail Jr. of Jerseyville; three grandchildren, Matthew, Alexandra and Zachary Westfall; two brothers, James A. Vail of Jerseyville and Charles Vail of Bethalto; and a sister, Eva Lee of Jacksonville, Ill. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Nolan and Robert Vail, and a sister, Rosella Wallace. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Gordon Dean Cox will officiate. He will be carried to his gravesite at Grimes-Neeley Cemetery in Jerseyville by the honor guard from Fort Leonard Wood, and the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 will conduct rites. Memorials may be given to the New Life Tabernacle Church in Delhi, where he was a member.

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(3a) Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's daughter Jackie Kay Westfall's husband Michael Schofield's father Richard L. Schofield Jr.'s obituary - Richard L. Schofield Jr., 63, died at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born in Alton on Dec. 24, 1949, to Richard Leo Schofield Sr. (Deceased) and Ethel (Carrico) Schofield-Hartnett of Sarasota, Fla. On Feb. 14, 1983, he married Sheila L. Fuller in Jerseyville. She died on Dec. 31, 2009. He was a retired truck driver and had taught truck driving, and was a deputy sheriff. He was a member of Jerseyville Moose Lodge. He is survived by his children, David Schofield of Jerseyville, Michael and Jackie Schofield of Jerseyville, Chris Schofield of Jerseyville, Rick and Jane Taviner of Jerseyville, and Dirk Taviner of Jerseyville; grandchildren, Alexa, Christine, Mike, Jr., Corey (Becky) Westfall and Stacey Westfall; six great-grandchildren; his mother, Ethel (Carrico) Schofield-Hartnett of Sarasota, Fla.; and a brother, Neil and Bev Schofield of Alton. In addition to his wife and father, he was preceded in death by a stepfather, Charles Hartnett. Visitation will be from 5 until funeral service at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

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(4a) Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's son Michael Troy Westfall had these children-Jessica Westfall, Victoria Westfall, and Michael C. westfall.

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(1aa) Michael Troy Westfall's daughter Jessica Westfall married Steven Jantzen in 2009, and they have three childern Melody Ann Jantzen, Harmony Marie Jantzen, and Ariana Jantzen.

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Matthew and Marion Lucille (Pace) Westfall's son Michael Troy Westfall's daughter Jessica (Westfall) Jantzen's husband Steven C. Jantzen's father Steven Louis “Steve” Jantzen's obituary - JERSEYVILLE – Steven Louis “Steve” Jantzen, 67, died at 12:38 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born in St. Louis, MO on December 2, 1948, one of three children born to the late Louis & Marie (Fisk) Jantzen. Steve grew up in the St. Louis area, graduating in 1967 from Ladue High School and went on to further his education at the University of Missouri, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He began his career with ACF working in St. Charles, MO & Pennsylvania before starting his own firm, Jantzen Engineers, which he owned and operated for over 25 years with his own consulting firm, retiring in 2014. He married the former Mary Jean (Swan) Hale on January 15, 1993 at the Jersey County Courthouse and together they built their home in Jerseyville, where they have resided for the past 23 years. Steve was committed to his work and a true dreamer and philosopher, which led him to hold deep admiration for Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King Jr., Einstein, Ghandi and George Carlin. He was also an entrepreneur and open many ideas on conserving energy. He held many patents and was responsible, at one time, for the state of the art rerailer boom with Spandeck (now Warnata) in Tennessee as well as a pressure aid car at ACF Industries. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing the guitar and spending time with his many friends, many of which referred to him affectionately as “Bearhead”. Most importantly, he was devoted to his family and being a loving Pops & Poppy to his twelve grandchildren. Surviving are his wife, Mary Jean Jantzen of Jerseyville; three children and their spouses, Emily & Brian Hedden; Steven C. & Jessica Jantzen and Jesse & Audrey Hale, all of Jerseyville; twelve grandchildren, Brian Hedden Jr; Timothy Swan; Briana Hedden; Payton Cox; Gabriella Field; Ambri Scheiferle; Riyhlie Hale; Melody Jantzen; Maximus Hale; Harmony Jantzen; Ariana Jantzen and Owyn Hale; a brother, Louis Jantzen of Milwaukee, WI; a sister and brother-in-law, Peggy & Chip Zdazinsky of St. Louis, MO; as well as his four nieces and two nephews. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m., until time of funeral services at 7 p.m, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville with Father William Hembrow officiating. Inturment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Family, in care of Crawford Funeral Home.

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(2aa) Michael Troy Westfall's daughter Victoria Westfall married Justin T. Bearce in 2016, and they had a son Ethan Michael Bearce born June 8, 2017.

(3) Jasper and Ruth (McNish) Westfall's son Charles Lee Westfall died in infancy 3-3-1943. He is buried at Grimes-Neely Cemetery, English Township, Jersey County, IL.

Floyd N. Westfall

My Uncle Floyd Westfall's Family

On this page I would like to give you some more detailed information about my Uncle Floyd Westfall's family. Uncle Floyd was my father's youngest brother. Uncle Floyd was born 4-26-1914 in Otter Creek Township, Jersey County, IL, the son of Jasper Mifflin Westfall and Frances (McCaulley) Westfall. He died 6-3-1991 in Gillespie, Macoupin County, IL. He was born and raised on his father Jasper Mifflin Westfall's farm south of Fieldon, Jersey County, IL with his brothers and sisters-my father Walter Edward Westfall, Alonzo Westfall, Jasper Westfall, Laura Westfall, and Anna Westfall. He married Bertha E. Wanick (born 7-25-1918, died July 28, 2008) on 6-15-1935, and they had 2 children-Floyd Jr. (Sonny), and JoAnn. Bertha is the daughter of Julius and Lula Cornelius Wanick, and has 3 sisters-Alberta, Martha, and Mary (deceased), and one brother Robert. Bertha's father Julius Wanick was born in Taylorville, IL and was the son of John and Rose Ann (Hatfield) Wanick. John Wanick was a Civil War Veteran, and is buried in the Taylorville area. Uncle Floyd and Aunt Bertha are buried in Grimes-Neely Cemetery 4 miles west of Jerseyville, Illinois on Illinois State Route 16.

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My Uncle Floyd N. Westfall's obituary (partial) - Floyd Westfall died June 3, 1991 at Gillespie. He retired as a blacksmith from Laclede Steel of Alton. Born on April 26, 1914 in Fieldon, he was a son of the late Jasper and Frances McCaulley Westfall. On June 15, 1935 in Jerseyville, he married the former Bertha Wanick, who survives. Also surviving are a son Floyd Westfall of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a daughter Joann Brown of Gillespie; seven grandchildren ---

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My Aunt Bertha (Wanick) Westfall's obituary - Bertha E. Westfall, 90, died at 7:58 a.m. Monday, July 28, 2008, at Heritage Manor in Gillespie. She was born July 25, 1918, in Eldred to Julius and Lula (Cornelius) Wanick. Her marriage to Floyd N. Westfall took place June 15, 1935, in Jerseyville. She was a member of Ss. Simon and Jude Church in Gillespie and a volunteer at the Gillespie Caring Center.

Survivors include seven grandchildren, Dan Brown, Randy Brown, Michael Westfall, Jamie Westfall, Jason Westfall, Brenda, and Donna Palicka; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Lyle Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one son, Floyd Westfall Jr.; and one daughter, Joann Brown. Visitation will be from 10 until time of services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Monsignor Larry Auda will officiate. Burial will be at Grimes Cemetery in Jerseyville.

(1) Uncle Floyd and Aunt Bertha's son Floyd Jr. (Sonny) was born 3-2-1936 and died 10-25-1993. He was in the Military Service and was a U. S. Army Korean War Veteran. Sonny was married on (7-27-1957) to Mary Ann Rushton (born 10-14-1940) the daughter of Virgil Rushton (died Apr. 1964) of German ancestry, and Helen Rybitsky Rushton (born 1-15-1913). Sonny and Mary had 5 children-Brenda Jean Westfall (born 3-8-58), Donna Marie WEstfall (born 5-22-59), Michael Brian Westfall (born 5-2-62), James Allen Westfall (born 7-1-64), and Jayson Floyd Westfall (born 7-16-70). Floyd Jr. (Sonny) is buried in Grimes-Neely Cemetery 4 miles west of Jerseyville, Illinois on Illinois State Route 16.

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(1a) Floyd "Sonny" and Mary Ann (Rushton) Westfall's daughter Brenda Jean Westfall was born 3-8-1958. She married on 10-16-76 William George (born 7-21-58) the son of Dale Debolt (born 12-26-36) and Lieta (Bartram) (born 9-11-40). Lieta's parents were George William Bartram and Esther Mae (Monroe) Bartram. Brenda's husband William (Bill) was killed in a tractor rollover March 24, 2007 on their farm they had bought 3 months earlier in Southwest Missouri. Brenda sold the farm where he was killed and bought a new house in town in Neosho, MO.

William and Brenda had 4 daughters-Jeannie Lynn, Angela Dawn, Shelly Renae, and Sara Mae.

(1aa) William and Brenda's oldest daughter Jeannie Lynn was born-7-21-78. She married Richard Paul Mullen 12-16-95. They are the parents of 2 sons Quintin Luke Mullen born-11-11-99, and Caleb Floyd Mullen born 1-29-02, and 2 daughters Reagan Marie Mullen born 6-9-04, and Carrington Elise Mullen born 9-19-2008. They live in Springdale, Arkansas.

(2aa) William and Brenda's second daughter Angela Dawn was born 11-7-80. She married Michael Lee Carroll on 11-14-98 and they have 2 daughters Ana Jewel Carroll born 8-8-2000, and Natalie Grace Carroll born 12-15-02. They live in Springdale, AR.

(3aa) William and Brenda's daughter Shelly Renae was born 11-30-82. She married Keith Sayers 2-15-2008 and they have 2 sons Noah William Sayers born 7-29-10 and Aiden Eli Sayers born 11-10-2011. They live in MO.

(4aa) William and Brenda's daughter Sara Mae was born 10-31-83. She married William Alexander Miteff 7-9-2011.

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(2a) Floyd "Sonny" and Mary Ann (Rushton) Westfall's daughter Donna Marie Westfall was born 5-22-59. She married Ronald Palicka in Aug. of 1978. They have 2 sons-Ronald Richard Palicka born in 1979 and Curtis Palicka born in 1981. Ronald and Donna (Westfall) Palicka's son Ronald Richard Palicka is married and has 2 sons.

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(3a) Floyd "Sonny" and Mary Ann (Rushton) Westfall's son Michael Brian Westfall was born 5-2-1962. He married Peggy Lutz in 1982 and they have no children.

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(4a) Floyd "Sonny" and Mary Ann (Rushton) Westfall's son James Allen Westfall was born 7-1-64. He married Lynn Tamillo 8-22-87. This was her 2nd marriage. She had 3 children from previous marriage, and then James and her had 1 son Joshua James born 7-16-89.

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(5a) Floyd "Sonny" and Mary Ann (Rushton) Westfall's son Jayson Floyd Westfall was born 7-16-70. He married 1st. Jane and had 1 son Brandon Floyd. They then divorced in 1997. In Sept. 1998 Jayson married Becky. She had a daughter from a previous marriage. Jayson and Becky are now divorced.

(2) Uncle Floyd and Aunt Bertha's daughter JoAnn was born May 18, 1941 and died June 1, 1997 and was married to Clarence Lyle Brown and they had 2 sons-Daniel Eugene and Randel Lyle. JoAnn's husband Lyle remarried after JoAnn's death to Bea and they now live on 3 or 4 acres in Dorchester, IL.

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JoAnn (Westfall) Brown's obituary - Joann Brown died June 1, 1997 at St. Francis Hospital. A daughter of Bertha Wanick Westfall of Gillespie and the late Floyd Westfall, she was born May 18, 1941 in Jersey County. She married Lyle Brown in Gillespie. He survives. In addition to her husband and mother, surviving are two sons, Dan and Diane Brown and Randy and Lisa Brown all of Gillespie; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, and a brother Floyd Westfall. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday by Father Chuck. Burial will be in Gillespie City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of ones choice.

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JoAnn (Westfall) Brown's husband Clarence “Lyle” Brown's obituary - Clarence “Lyle” Brown, 73, of Dorchester, IL, died at Friendship Home in Carlinville, IL on Monday, June 1, 2015, at 11:30 p.m. He was born on July 30, 1941, in Eagerville, IL to Lavone Brown and Calista (Smith) Brown. He married Barbara Joann (Westphal) Brown on November 9, 1959, in St Louis, MO. She preceded him in death on June 1, 1997. He then married Beulah (Patrick) Clark Brown on June 20, 1998, in Missouri. He was a retired auto mechanic teacher for Unit School District 7 and was a former Unit School District 7 bus driver and former owner of Gillespie Implement. He was a member of Easy Riders Horse Club and United Methodist Church of Dorchester. He is survived by his spouse, Beulah Brown of Dorchester, IL; sons and daughters in laws, Dan and Diane Brown of Gillespie, IL, Randy and Lisa Brown of Gillespie, IL; step children, Rosalie (Ray) Thompson of Erie, IL, Carol (Charles) Beard of Nilwood, IL, Jeffrey Clark of Erie, IL; grandchildren, Dustin (Dana) Brown of Ruskin, FL, Tyler (Leslie) Brown of Gillespie, IL, Denay Brown of Gillespie, IL, Whitney Brown of Gillespie, IL; 8 step grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Keegan Brown, Hilary Brown; 13 step great grandchildren; brothers, Don Brown of Staunton, IL, Dave Brown of Gillespie, IL, Kenny Brown of Gillespie, IL and sister, Katie Campbell of Staunton, IL. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, first spouse, brothers, Delbert Brown, Bob Brown and sisters, June Campbell and Darlene Bruhn. A celebration of life and luncheon for family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Dorchester Firemen’s Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church of Dorchester, IL. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Alonzo Westfall Sr.

My Uncle Lon Westfall (4-13-1895 to 9-20-1971)-Picture Taken In 1926

I have this information about my Uncle Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall's family. Uncle Lon was my father's oldest brother. Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. was born 4-13-1895 near McClusky, Jersey County, IL, the son of Jasper Mifflin Westfall and Frances (McCaulley) Westfall. He died 9-20-1970 in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He was raised on his father Jasper Mifflin Westfall's farm south of Fieldon, Jersey County, IL with his brothers and sisters-my father Walter Edward Westfall, Jasper Westfall, Floyd Westfall, Laura Westfall, and Anna Westfall. He had 9 children-2 from his first wife Martha Thomas-Lillie Irene Westfall and Goldie Helen Westfall, and 7 children from his 2nd wife Frances Ellen "Fanny" Thomas-Lonnie Westfall Jr., Donald Westfall, Phillip Westfall, Paul Westfall, Francis Westfall, Viola Mae Westfall and Geraldine Westfall.

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My Uncle Alonzo (Lonnie/Lonny) Westfall Sr's obituary - Lonny Westfall, a retired farmer of Fieldon died Sunday September 20, 1970 at Jersey Community Hospital. He was born in Jersey County on April 13, 1895, a son of the late Jasper and Frances McCaulley Westfall. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Harold Call of Tampa, Florida and Mrs. Carl Feyerabend of Jerseyville; two sons, Lonnie Westfall of Tampa and Donald Westfall of Fieldon; three brothers, Ed Westfall and Jasper Westfall of Fieldon and Floyd Westfall of Medora; two sisters, Mrs. William Pitts of Jerseyville and Mrs. Joseph Coleman of Alton; one half-sister, Eva Haag of Alton; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The funeral services will be officiated by the Rev. Antone Maggos of Alton. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

(1) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Martha (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Lillie Irene Westfall was born abt. 1917 in Jersey Co., IL, and died 8-6-1993 in Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL. Lillie (or Lily, Lilly) married Floyd Hetzel 6-16-1935 in Jersey County, IL, the son of George and Catherine (Lenz) Hetzel, and they had one son Francis Hetzel born abt. 1935 in Jersey County, IL, died abt. 2013 in Florida, married (wife's name unknown) and had 9 children. Lillie later married Harold Cail in Florida.

(2) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Martha (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Goldie Helen Westfall was born 11-17-1919 in Alton, Madison County, IL. She died 12-23-1992 in Jerseyville, Jersey County, IL. She married Carl Feyerabend. Carl J. Feyerabend, 86, of Jerseyville, died April 23, 1984 at Jersey Community hospital. Services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Robert Broeder officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. A self employed carpenter, Mr. Feyerabend was born January 13, 1898 in Jersey County, son of the late Henry & Mary (Elfgen) Feyerabend. He was a WWII veteran of the army. He and Goldie (Westfall) Feyerabend were married in 1944 in St. Charles, MO; They had no children. They were both buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL.

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Goldie (Westfall) Feyerabend's obituary - Goldie Helen Feyerabend, 73, died at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1992, at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born in Alton on Dec. 17, 1919, a daughter of the late Lonnie and Martha (Thomas) Westfall. Her husband, Carl Feyerabend, died April 23, 1984. Surviving are a sister, Lillie Hetzel of Tampa, Fla.; a half sister, Esther Chapman of Benld; and a half brother, Lonnie Westfall of Ocala, Fla. Three half brothers, Phillip, Donald and Paul Westfall, preceded her in death. There will be no visitation. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Gubser Funeral Home of Jerseyville was in charge of arrangements.

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Goldie (Westfall) Feyerabend's husband Carl J. Feyerabend's obituary - Carl J. Feyerabend, 86, of Jerseyville, died April 23, 1984 at Jersey Community hospital. Services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Robert Broeder officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. A self employed carpenter, Mr. Feyerabend was born January 13, 1898 in Jersey County, son of the late Henry & Mary (Elfgen) Feyerabend. He was a WWII veteran of the army. He is survived by his wife, Goldie (Westfall) Feyerabend, whom he married in 1944 in St. Charles, MO; 2 brothers, William of Chicago and Leslie of St. Louis; 3 sisters, Alma Habing of St. Louis, Marie Wock of Jerseyville and Lucille Maloney of Edwardsville. His parents and 5 brothers preceded him in death. Memorials may be given to Emphysema Foundation.

My Aunt Frances (Thomas) Westfall (5-26-1904 to 5-6-1990)-Wife of my Uncle Lonnie Westfall-Picture taken in 1979

Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. had 5 sons and 2 daughters from his second wife Frances Ellen "Fanny" Thomas (5-26-04 to 5-6-90), Martha's sister (Frances and Martha were the daughters of Marshall and Sarah (Schmidt) Thomas). Frances was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL.

Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall and Frances (Thomas) Westfall were the parent's of 5 sons-Lonnie Westfall Jr., and Donald Westfall, Phillip Westfall, Paul Westfall, and Francis Westfall, and 2 daughters, Viola Mae Westfall and Geraldine Westfall.

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Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr's 2nd wife Frances Ellen (Thomas) Westfall's obituary - Frances Ellen Westfall died May 6, 1990 at Carlinville Area Hospital. Born May 26, 1904 in Jerseyville, she was the daughter of the late Marshall and Lena Schmidt Thomas. Surviving are two sons, Lonny Westfall of Tampa, Florida and Francis Westfall of Zephyr Hills, Florida; two daughters, Viola Dearing of Land 0 Lakes, Florida and Geraldine Hederick of Springfield; two step-daughters, Lilly Hetzel of Florida and Goldie Feyerabend of Jerseyville; 10 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were three sons, Donald, Paul and Phillip Westfall; a brother, Herbert Thomas and two sisters, Martha Sprowell and Wilma Schaaf. Visitation is from 11 a.m. Wednesday until service time at 2 p.m. at the Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

(1) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's son Donald Leon Westfall was born 5-14-1929, died 11-14-1982. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL. He married Deloris Beula Talley in 1951, the daughter of George and Gertrude (Parker) Talley, and they had a son Dwight Lee Westfall born 5-6-1963 and daughter Donna Jean Westfall born 5-1-1959 who live in the Alton IL area. Their son Dwight Lee Westfall Sr. is married and has a son Dwight Lee Westfall Jr. born 5-23-1985. Dwight Lee Westfall Sr.'s son Dwight Lee Westfall Jr. and Bobbi Jo Sanders have a daughter Makaela Jean Westfall born 6-13-2003. Donald Westfall worked at the flour mill in Alton. He died suddenly of cardiac arrest. After Donald Westfall's death his wife Deloris remarried to Leon Stone in 1985. Deloris died 11-15-2001 in Alton, IL after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL.

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Donald Leon Westfall's obituary - Services for Donald Leon Westfall, 53, of R.R. 4, Jerseyville were held Thursday afternoon at Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Woodrum officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. He died at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 1982 at Jersey Community Hospital. His death was unexpected. An accountant for Peavey, he was born May 14, 1929 in Jersey County, a son of Lonnie and Frances (Thomas) Westfall. He was a member of the Moose Lodge. His survivors are his wife, the former Deloris Talley whom he married May 5, 1951 in madison County; mother, Frances E. Westfall of Tampa, Fla; a daughter, Donna Westfall of Jerseyville; brothers, Lonnie and Francis Westfall of Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Viola Dearing and Lily Cail of Tampa, Fla.; Geradine Hedrick, Springfield and Goldie Feyerabend, Jerseyville.

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Donald Leon Westfall's wife Deloris B. (Talley) Westfall Stone's obituary - Deloris B. Stone, 70, died at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton. Born Sept. 30, 1931, in Greene County, she was a daughter of the late George L. and Gertrude E. (Parker) Talley. She was self-employed as an Avon representative and was a member of the Ladies of the Moose. She married Donald L. Westfall in 1951. He died in 1982. She married Leon Stone in 1985 in Jerseyville. He survives. Also surviving are a son, Dewight L. Westfall Sr.; a daughter, Donna J. Westfall; a grandson, Dewight L. Westfall Jr.; four sisters, Lola (Talley) Dunham of Jerseyville, Ilene (Talley) Moore of Granite City, Francis (Talley) Crumley of Alton and Beatrice (Talley) Ebker of Jerseyville; and two brothers, George L. Talley Sr. of Jerseyville and Charles E. Talley of Carrolton. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Marvel (Talley) Brooks, Armeda (Talley) Dunham, Vivian (Talley) Akers and Wilma (Talley) Griffin. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Elias-Smith Funeral Home in Godfrey. Visitation will continue from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Doloris B. (Talley) Westfall Stone's 2nd husband Leon S. "Stoney" Stone Sr.'s obituary - Leon S. "Stoney" Stone Sr., 80, died at 6:37 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010, at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton. He was born in Brighton on May 28, 1930, and was the son of Christy John and Elizabeth (Kruse) Stone, now deceased. Growing up, he attended the rural schools and assisted on the family farm. He was an electrician, having worked for several area contractors, retiring from Jun Construction Company of Godfrey.

Surviving are one son, Leon S. Stone Jr. and his wife, Lori, of Alton; two daughters, Luann Mikoff of Alton and Teri Bullock and her husband, Donald, of Charlotte, Mich., his former wife, Bonnie Stone of Godfrey; six grandchildren; Jessica and Jacob Stone of Alton, Anthony "Tony" Mikoff of Alton, Andrea Mikoff of Godfrey, Kristen Strychar of Dearborn, Mich., and Bryan Bullock of Minneapolis; a great- grandson, Andrew Strychar of Dearborn; one brother, Virgil Stone, and his wife, Barbara, of Jerseyville; four sisters, Roberta Burleson, Dorothy Eisenreich, Mary Lou Moore and husband, Charles, all of Alton, Shirley Berry and her husband, Paul, of Granite City; a former son-in-law, Steve Mikoff of Hillview; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doloris Westfall Stone; two brothers, William and Melvin Stone; and a sister, Marjorie Miller. Per his wishes the body was cremated and private graveside services will be held at Brighton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online guestbook and additional information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com.

(2) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's oldest son Lonnie Marshall Westfall Jr. was born 5-3-1925 and died 9-23-2003. He lived in Florida and and died in Belleview, FL. He was married to Ida Mae Pickett (they had 2 children, Joyce Ann Westfall and Terry Marshall Westfall), and later Lonnie married Flossy Waters (they had 2 children Debbie Westfall and Becky Westfall).

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Lonnie Marshall Westfall Jr.'s 1st wife Ida Mae (Pickett) Westfall Young's obituary - Ida Mae Young, TACOMA, Wash. -- Ida Mae Young, 73, died of cancer Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in Tacoma. Born in Jerseyville, she was a daughter of the late Leo L. Pickett and the late Dorothy Westfall. She was employed in the housekeeping department at Alton Memorial Hospital, where she retired. Surviving are two daughters, Linda Hardin of Sacramento, Calif., and Janet Brundige of Eatonville, Wash.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Haynes-Mogen of Mesa, Ariz. She was preceded in death by a son, Terry Westfall; a daughter, Joyce Ann Westfall; and two brothers, E. Laverne Pickett and L. Wayne Pickett. The body was cremated. A memorial service was conducted Friday, Feb. 10, at Mary Mount Manor in Tacoma.

(3) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's son Phillip Frank Westfall was born 9-19-1932 in Jersey County, IL, and died 2-1-1947.

(4) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's son Paul Edward Westfall born in 1927, died when a baby.

(5) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's son Francis Wayne Westfall was born 11-26-1947. He married Judy Ann Rose and they had 2 children, Wayne Westfall and Chasity Lynn Westfall.

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Francis Westfall's wife Judy Ann (Rose) Westfall's father Alton Rose Sr's obituary - October 3, 1989, Alton Rose Sr, 71, of Tampa died at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was born in Cross City FL. He was a construction laborer. Survivors include four sons, Horace, Branford, Alton Jr, Steve and Larry all of Tampa; a daughter, Judy Ann Westfall of Tampa. A brother, William L of Tampa and four sisters, Ethel Lyles and Lucille Lyles both of Cross City, Elizabeth Hutto and Ruth Warner, both of Tampa, and 8 grandchildren. F. T. Blount Funeral Home, Nebraska Chapel Tampa.

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Francis Westfall's wife Judy Ann (Rose) Westfall's grandfather Burgin Rose's obituary - Burgin Rose died September 1977. He lived in Cross City, FL, after he moved there from Perry, FL. He had two sons, Alton Rose and William Rose both of Tampa; and six daughters, Ethel Lyles and Lucy Lyles both of Cross City, Mrs. Lester Grice, Mrs. Annie Lou Marler, Mrs. Elizabeth Hutto and Mrs. Ruth Warner, all from Tampa. John Stanton, Pastor, Oldsmar Baptist Church, FT Blount Funeral Home, 5101 Nebraska Ave. Pall bearers: Joe Lilly, Edward Murphy, Bobby Crumbley, Steve Rose, Larry Rose and Wilford Lyles. Interment: Rose Hill Cemetery.

(6) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Viola Mae Westfall was born 3-8-1941, and died 2-14-2011 at the home of her daughter in Tampa, FL. She was laid to rest in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Tampa, FL. She married Virgil L. Dearing born 9-12-1939, and they had 4 children-Virgil Lee Dearing, William Alan Dearing, Wendy Ann Dearing, and Wesley Leon Dearing.

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Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Viola Mae (Westfall) Dearing's obituary - Dearing, Viola Mae, 69 of Tampa, Fl passed away on February 14, 2011 peacefully with her family surrounding her. She was preceded in death by her son, Virgil Lee Dearing, Jr. Viola is survived by her beloved husband, Virgil of 53 years; daughter, Wendy Doten and husband Dody; sons, Bill Dearing and wife Lisa and Wesley Dearing and wife Anne; grandchildren, Benjamin, Jonathan, Melissa, Jessica, Michael and Danielle; great grandchildren, Jonathan Jr and Allison. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 18, 2011 from 6-8 pm at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4207 E. Lake Ave. Tampa, Fl. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

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(1a) Virgil and Viola Mae (Westfall) Dearing's son Virgil Lee Dearing Jr. was born 10-27-1957. He married Wendy Marie Davis Homer in 1991. She was born 8-17-1952. They were guardians of Robert Gregory Sorenson (Bubba)-Wendy's grandchild from her daughter Shannon. Wendy had a dughter Shannon and a son, Gregory Whited from a previous marriage. Virgil Lee Dearing Jr. died Sept. 16, 2006. He was only 48. His funeral was 9-21-2006 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield, IL. His burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery of Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Sangamon County, Illinois.

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Virgil Lee Dearing, Jr.'s obituary - Virgil Lee Dearing Jr., 48, of Springfield died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at St. John's Hospital. He was born Oct. 27, 1957, in Jerseyville, the son of Virgil Lee and Viola Mae Westfall Dearing Sr. He married Wendy Davis in 1991. Mr. Dearing graduated from Southeast High School. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in the Illinois Air National Guard. He was a member of Bunn Park Golf League, a bowling league at Strike 'n Spare East and a lifetime member of North America Fishing Association and Sparrows Club. He worked in delivery at YT Meat Packing for more than 20 years. Survivors: wife, Wendy; stepdaughter and stepson; a grandson; sister and two brothers; parents, Virgil and Viola of Tampa; three aunts; an uncle. Services: Staab Funeral Home, Robert Green officiating. Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery. (Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - September 19, 2006)

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(2a) Viola Mae Westfall and Virgil Dearing's son William Alan Dearing was born 6-28-1959. He married 1st Brigitte Doris John born 4-19-1958. They had a son Benjamin Alan Dearing Shepherd born 2-21-1981. Later William Alan Dearing married Lisa Rose Aronson born 11-24-1963. They have a daughter Melissa Lynn Dearing born 5-20-1984, and son Michael William Dearing born 8-17-1987.

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(3aa) Virgil and Viola Mae (Westfall) Dearing's daughter Wendy Ann Dearing was born 10-25-1963. She married Everett Clifton "Dody" Doten III born 8-29-1961, the son of Everett Clifton "Dody" Doten II and Lorraine Eleanore Sanchez. They have a daughter-Danielle Grei Doten born 10-15-1988. They live in the Tampa, FL area.

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Wendy Ann (Dearing) Doten's husband Everett Clifton "Dody" Doten III's father Everett C. "Dody" Doten II's obituary - Doten, Everett C. II "Dody," born August 24, 1937, in Plymouth, Mass., passed away from Lewy Body Dementia, April 23, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyfton Orlin and Sarah Elizabeth Owens Doten. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Lorraine "Raine" Doten; son, Dody and his wife, Wendy; son, John and his wife, Lisa; son, Chris; and granddaughter, Danielle, all of Tampa. He is also survived by his two brothers, Elmer Lawrence of Abington, Mass., and Clyfton Orlin of Plymouth; his uncle, George and his wife, Ramona Card Doten of Portland, Conn.; as well as a brother and sister-in-law; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Dody graduated from Plymouth High School in 1955, and then spent the summer playing the bass fiddle on Block Island, R.I., where he met his future wife. Dody then joined the U.S. Air Force as a radar operator. Upon leaving the Air Force, he furthered his education by attending Berkley Preparatory School in Boston, Mass., and Bedford Institute of Technology in New Bedford, Mass. Dody and Raine moved to Florida, where he went to work for GTE. He retired as a system engineer in 1997. Since retirement, as well as throughout his life, he has played the bass fiddle for several bands. He most recently participated with the Swing Sound Orchestra, The Sun City Center Big Band, The Ten O' Clock Band and the Blue Notes. A celebration of life service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2011, at Bethel Assemblies of God, 1510 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LifPath Hospice or Lewy Body Dementia at www.lbda.org

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Wendy Ann (Dearing) Doten's husband Everett Clifton "Dody" Doten III's brother John Robert Doten's obituary - DOTEN, John Robert, 52, passed away on March 7, 2015 in Tampa, FL. John was a locksmith. He was preceded in death by his father, Everett C. Doten Sr. John is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Lisa Pennington Doten; mother Lorraine; brother Everett (Wendy) and niece Danielle; brother Christopher; mother and father-in-law Gerald and Belva Pennington; sister-in-law Melanie (Andy); brothers-in-law Kevin, Mark and his beloved dog, Molli. A memorial gathering will take place on Thursday, March 12 from 1 to 3PM at Gonzalez Funeral Home. Memorial services will then begin at 3PM at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Bethel Church Mission Fund, 1510 W. Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33603 in memory of John Doten.

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(4a) Viola Mae Westfall and Virgil Dearing's son Wesley Leon Dearing was born 11-22-1966, and died April 20, 2012 in Tampa, FL. He married Anne Finch. She was born 9-1-1944.

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Virgil and Viola Mae (Westfall) Dearing's son Wesley Leon Dearing's obituary - Wesley Leon Dearing, 45, of Tampa, FL, passed away April 20, 2012, peacefully with his family surround-ing him. He was preceded in death by his mother, Viola Mae; and brother, Virgil, Jr. Wesley is survived by his beloved wife, Anne; father, Virgil L. Dearing, Sr.; sister, Wendy Doten and husband, Dody; brother, Bill Dearing and wife, Lisa; stepson, Daniel Canada and partner, Dan McCarthy Jr.; stepson, Kenny Stoertz; step-grand-children, Danielle and Joshua Stoertz; and many nephews, nieces and a great-nephew and great-niece. A celebration of life will take place May 5, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. at Zachary's Pub, 4901 W. Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa, FL

(7) Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Geraldine Westfall was born 12-27-1942 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., IL. She died May 27, 2010, at her residence in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. Her burial was at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. She married Gerald Hederick December 1, 1962. He was born 7-23-1937 in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL, and died 7-6-1999 in Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. They had no children.

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Alonzo (Lonnie) Westfall Sr. and Frances (Thomas) Westfall's daughter Geraldine (Westfall) Hederick's obituary - Geraldine Hederick, 67, of Springfield died at 6:55 p.m. Thursday, May 27, 2010, at her residence. She was born December 27, 1942, in Jerseyville, IL, the daughter of Lon & Frances Thomas Westfall. She married Gerald Hederick on December 1, 1962, and he preceded her in death on July 6, 1999. She also was preceded in death by her parents; 4 brothers; and a nephew. She is survived by 1 sister, Viola Dearing; 1 brother, Francis Westfall; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Geraldine was a homemaker. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

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