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Date: Friday, 31 January 2014, at 8:49 p.m.

Donna Jean Brenning

STEELEVILLE -- Donna Jean Brenning, 59, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, in St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Services will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, in Wilson's Funeral Home in Steeleville, with the Rev. Dr. Alan W. Janneke officiating. Burial will be in Paradise Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. today and from 7:30 to 11 a. m. Saturday at the funeral home. Mrs. Brenning was formerly employed in bindery at World Color Press in Sparta. She was also a former restaurant owner. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Steeleville. She was born Aug. 8, 1945, in Murphysboro, to Kenneth M. and Cornelia Mills Chadderton. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Todd A. and Lisa Brenning of O'Fallon, Kimberly J. Roehrkasse of Steeleville, and Erica D. Brenning of O'Fallon; five grandchildren, Chad R. Roehrkasse of Steeleville, Casey J. Roehrkasse of Vista, Calif., Eric A. and Austin A. Brenning, both of Sparta, and Tarah M. Baldwin of O'Fallon; her mother, Cornelia 'Connie' Chadderton of Steeleville; two sisters, Patricia A. and Betty L. Chadderton of Steeleville; two brothers and one sister-in-law, John R. Chadderton of Steeleville and Bruce A. and Lisa Chadderton of Plainfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father. Memorials may be made to the family or to St. Mark's Lutheran School.

Mercedes L. Finke

MURPHYSBORO -- Mercedes L. Finke, 89, died at 3:15 p. m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Mercedes was born in Somerset Township in Jackson County on July 10, 1915, the daughter of the late William A. and Anna Jane (Bullar) Roseberry. She married Fred W. Finke in Murphysboro on June 24,1933. Fred preceded her in death on April 5, 1972. Mercedes was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro, a ruling elder and the first woman ruling elder in the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro. She was a delegate in the Presbyterian General Assembly and active in Presbytery of Lincoln Trails. She was the original owner of the Weathervane Shop, a children's clothing shop in Murphysboro, from 1968 to 1983, she was also a Charter Member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Beta PSI Chapter No. 4062 in Murphysboro. A member of Home Extension Day Unit and a homemaker. Services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro, with the Rev. G. Thomas Hobson officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park in Murphysboro. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. today, Aug. 20, 2004, at Crawshaw Funeral Home in Murphysboro and from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro. Survivors include two daughters, Ann Higginbotham of Mabank, Tex., and Mary Jane Keim of Knoxville, Ten.; four grandchildren, James L. Higginbotham Jr. of St. Louis, Julee Higginbotham of St. Louis, Jennifer Phillips of Austin, Texas and Lauren Keim of Norfolk, Va.; two great-grand sons Callum Krishna and Zairen Phillips; and several cousins. Memorials are encouraged and may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Murphysboro or the Beta PSI Chapter No. 4062 of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International and will be accepted at the funeral home or the church.

Philip Young Jr.

MURPHYSBORO -- Philip H. Young Jr., 58, died 11:09 p. m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, in Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Mr. Youngs body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held at 1 p. m. Monday at Pettett Funeral Home with Father Gary Gummersheimer officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 to 1 p. m. Monday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Diabetes. Association

Kegan Johns

MARION -- Kegan R. Johns, 18, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, in Florida. Arrangements are incomplete at Mitchell-Hughs Funeral Home in Marion.

Betty North

CARTERVILLE -- Betty North, 83, died 1:52 p. m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, in Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Arrangements are incomplete at Riggin and Pilatsch Funeral Home.

Winstead Wright

JONESBORO -- Winstead R. Wright, 43, of Key West, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, in Ceders Medical Center in Miami, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

Margaret Ann Camarato

HERRIN -- Margaret Ann Camarato, 76, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at her home in Herrin. Margaret passed away in her sleep peacefully at home. She was born Sept. 4, 1927, to Dwight and Sara (Modglin) Smith, in Cambria. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. Margaret was a precious soul that gave unselfishly and completely to her family. She loved to spoil her grandchildren and teach them how to cook. She was the greatest mother in the world. She only saw the best in everyone around her. She is survived by two children, one daughter, Rosanne Camarato of Herrin, and one son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Zena Burns of Silkeston, Mo.; five grandchildren, Lori Chung of Plano, Texas, Robert Burns of Greeley, Colo., Christina M. Dunning of Murphysboro, Rebecca R. Vega of Herrin and Sarah E. Vega of Herrin; four great-grandchildren, Dallas, Savanna, Alexa and Darian; two sisters and brothers-in-law Barbara and Bud Krueger of Herrin, Betty and Jim Sneed of Cleveland, Tenn., and one sister-in-law, Betty Smith of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sara Modglin; father, Dwight Smith; one brother, Bill Smith; and one son, Randy Camarato. Services will be 10 a. m. today in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin, with Monsignor Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation was at 6 p. m. Thursday at Van Natta Funeral Home in Herrin. Burial will be in San Carlo Cemetery in Herrin.

Ruby Smith

HERRIN -- Mrs. Ruby Smith died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at the age of 93. She was born in Plumfield on March 17, 1911, to Isham Johnson and Elizabeth (Plumlee) Johnson. She had worked at Smolers in Herrin. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin. Survivors include, three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jack and June Smith of New Braunfels, Texas, Tom Smith of Herrin and Lonnie and Jan Smith of Charleston; five grandchildren, Joel Smith of Carrollton, Texas, Julie Hill and husband, Joe, of Dallas, Texas, Michael Smith of Royalton, Jim and Carol Smith of Phoenix, Ariz., Tim and Debbie Smith of St. Peter; great-grandchildren, Meredith and Charley Hill of Dallas, Corey Smith of St. Peter, Ashley and Emily Smith of Phoenix; step-grandchildren, Felicia Slate-Monti of Champaign, Jessica Wolfe of Baltimore; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Smith is preceded in death by her parents, husband, John R. Smith; two sisters, Zetta Wallace and Noma Wallace; two half brothers, Shaw Johnson and O. D. Johnson; and a half sister, Syble Bolen. Services will be 2:30 p. m. today, Aug. 20, in Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin, with burial in Denning Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p. m. today at the church. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Herrin. Envelopes will be provided at the church. Van Natta Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Glenn Doody

MURPHYSBORO -- Glenn E. Doody, 63, of Murphysboro, died at 5:35 a. m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Glenn was born July 31, 1941, in Pomona, the son of the late Ashton and Vera (Schumacher) Doody. He married Fredia Falaster on July 28, 1967, in Murphysboro, and she survives. Glenn was a U. S. Army 25th Infantry veteran of the Vietnam era. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Murphysboro. He worked for several years for Swafford Lumber Company and Stotlar Herrin Lumber in Murphysboro. Services will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Crawshaw Funeral Home in Murphysboro, with Pastors Richard Lewis, Charles Allen and Earl Dickey officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Ava. military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Paul Stout Post 127 and VFW 7190, both of Murphysboro; VFW 2605 of Carbondale; and the Jackson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 69. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. today at Crawshaw Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife, of Murphysboro; two sons, Wm. Todd and wife Rene Doody and Chris and girlfriend Tara, all of Murphysboro; two grandchildren, Caitlin and Tyler Doody of Murphysboro; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Mary Kay Doody of Naperville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Richard Graff of Murphysboro and Mary Ann and David Taylor of Topeka, Kan. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean Reese

CAMBRIA -- Jean Reese, 74, of Cambria, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Herrin Hospital. Services will be held at 1 p. m., Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Riggin- Pillatsch Funeral Home in Carterville, with Brother Merle Macke officiating. Burial will be at St. Aloysius -- Sacred Heart Cemetery in Royalton. Friends may call after 6 p. m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Carterville Lions Club. Jean was born on Dec. 27, 1929, in Royalton to Otis 'Pickle' and Alice (Roland) Hodges. She married Fred Harvey Reese on March 14, 1953, in Murphysboro. She is survived by her husband, Fred Reese of Cambria; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Arlene Reese, Jody and Reva Reese, all of Carbondale; four grandchildren, Kris and Tara Reese of Carterville, Gary and Cara Cox of Carterville, Cache Reese of Carbondale, and Kody Reese of Carbondale; three great-grandchildren, Natasha, Valarie, and Dakota Reese all of Carterville; one sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Bob Hoover of Cambria; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Phyllis Hodges of Cambria; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother William Hodges. Jean was a homemaker. She attended the Cambria Christian Church. Jean enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo, and was an excellent pinochle player. She was a very happy person, who enjoyed taking care of her family.

Sara 'Sally' D. Walker

ELKHART, Ind. -- Sara 'Sally' D. Walker, 55, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in the Elkhart General Hospital emergency room. She was born July 15, 1949, in Herrin, to George and Carmen (Davis) Dohanich. She married Timothy Walker on Sept. 4, 1971, in Herrin. He survives, along with two sons, Andrew M. Walker and Jon C. Walker of Elkhart; her mother, Carmen Dohanich of Herrin; one sister, Jane Goldsmith of Louisville, Ky.; and four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, George Dohanich. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p. m. Sunday at St. John's Episcopal Church at 226 West Lexington in Elkhart, where the funeral Mass will be held at 11 a. m. on Monday. The Rev. Richard Kallenberg will officiate. Sally attended DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., and graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was also a member of the Elkhart chapter of Tri Kappa, the Junior League of South Bend, the Alter Guild of St. Johns, a Sunday school teacher and past president of Elkhart Memorial Dollars for Scholars. Sally was employed by Mail Management, Inc., in Elkhart from 1990 to 2004 and Flour Engineering in Irvine, Calif., from 1979 to 1988. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the American Liver Foundation, 6825 E. 82nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46250 or (317) 594-5074. Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart, Ind., assisted the family with arrangements.

Kevin Scott Buffington

MARION -- Kevin Scott Buffington, 38, formally of Marion, was called away Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at his home in Booneville, Ark. A native of Stigler, Oka., he was born June 29, 1966, to Melvin Buffington and Rita Young. He grew up in several cities and states traveling with his family, with their work. He spent most of his childhood in Oklahoma and later graduated from high school in Marion. He was married to Danyelle Robison and made their home together in Booneville, Okla., where he worked in the oil-field business with Thornton Drilling Company. He will be missed by his friends and family. He is survived by his wife Danyelle; four children, Jerrery Buffington and Nicole Robinson of Boonville, Jonah and Bailey Shaw of Crab Orchard; his parents, Rita and Don Eroh of Marion, and Melvin and Virginia Buffington of Keota; four brothers, Tommy Buffington and wife, Cheryl of Marion, Jeff Buffington and wife, Kathy of Tucker, Okla., Donnie Eroh and wife Delta of Thompsonville and Vernon Eroh of Marion; three sisters, Jacqueline Brashaw and husband, Bernie, of Oklahoma City, Sharron Nagle of Tamaha, Okla.; his nephews, Wes, Cody, Jeremy and James Buffington, Ross Donsworth, Joe Abe Eroh, Zachary and Seth Brashaw, and Bryce Anderson; his nieces, Misty Riddle, Tuesday and Ashley Buffington, Ashley Anderson, Jennifer and Skylar Nagle. Services will be 10 a. m. today, Aug. 20, 2004, at Unity Baptist Church in Keota, Okla., with the Rev. Gary Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow at Sans Bois Cemetery under the direction of King and Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

Betty Jean Leslie Duff

WOODLAWN -- Betty Jean Leslie Duff, 73, of Woodlawn, formerly of West Frankfort, departed this life Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon. Betty was born April 16, 1931, in West Frankfort, a daughter of Clarence and Georgia (Daniels) Leslie. She married Paul Eugene Duff. She was a school teacher, teaching junior high, high school and college. She also worked in the bakery department at Big John's in Benton. She was a member of the Woodlawn Christian Church and attended the First Christian Church in West Frankfort while living there. She was also a member of the Retail Workers Union. Betty enjoyed sports; knitting; and especially her grandchildren, who affectionately called her 'Grandma Betty Boop. 'She delighted in St. Patrick's Day, feeling she was really Irish. Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jim Duff and fiancee Amy Purdy of West Frankfort, Joe and Peggy Duff of Three Rivers, Mich., and John and Jenny Duff of Williamsburg, Va.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jill and Jerry Bauer of Columbia, Jean and John Huie of Coello, and Jerri and Gary George of Centralia; 20 grandchildren, James, Russell, Denver, Aspen, Morgan, Nicholas, Dennis, Kristopher, John, Katlyn and Ryan Duff, Lauren Colvin, Emily Bauer, Courtney and Tyler Huie, Tony, Michael, Heather, Sheri, and Daniel George; a special friend, Tabby Nugent; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, June Mannen of Waltonville and Kay and LeRoy Winka of Radom; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services will be held at 11 a. m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, in Varis-Stone Funeral Home in West Frankfort, with Brother Harold Engel officiating. Interment will be in Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. Friends of the Betty Duff family may call from 5 p. m. to 8 p. m. today, Aug. 19, at Varis-Stone Funeral Home.

Margaret Ann Camarato

HERRIN -- Margaret Ann Camarato, 76, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at her home in Herrin. Margaret passed away in her sleep peacefully at home. She was born Sept. 4, 1927, to Dwight and Sara (Modglin) Smith, in Cambria. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. Margaret was a precious soul that gave unselfishly and completely to her family. She loved to spoil her grandchildren and teach them how to cook. She was the greatest mother in the world. She only saw the best in everyone around her. She is survived by two children, one daughter, Rosanne Camarato of Herrin, and one son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Zena Burns of Silkeston, Mo.; five grandchildren, Lori Chung of Plano, Texas, Robert Burns of Greeley, Colo., Christina M. Dunning of Murphysboro, Rebecca R. Vega of Herrin and Sarah E. Vega of Herrin; four great-grandchildren, Dallas, Savanna, Alexa and Darian; two sisters and brothers-in-law Barbara and Bud Krueger of Herrin, Betty and Jim Sneed of Cleveland, Tenn., and one sister-in-law, Betty Smith of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sara Modglin; father, Dwight Smith; one brother, Bill Smith; and one son, Randy Camarato. Services will be 10 a. m. Friday, at Our Lady of Mount Camel Catholic Church in Herrin. Visitation will be 6 p. m. today, at Van Natta Funeral Home in Herrin. Burial will be in San Carlo Cemetery in Herrin.

Billy Gene Duvardo

CAMPBELL HILL -- Billy Gene Duvardo, 69, passed away at 4:40 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Duvardo was born June 30, 1935, in Willisville to Frank and Della (Henson) Duvardo, the youngest of three sons. He married Doris Ann (Johnson) Duvardo on April 11, 1976, in Willisville, and she survives, now of Campbell Hill. He is also survived by their daughter, Nikki and husband Jonothan Reiman of Ava; his sons, William D. Duvardo of Bradyville, Tenn., David and wife Libby Duvardo of Ava, and Gary and wife Lisa Duvardo of Bandstown, Ky.; his daughters, Kathy and husband Danny Vardeman of Carthage, Texas, and Joyce and husband Mark Henderson of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; his step-sons, Tony and wife Laura Berry of Campbell Hill and Jeff and Carmella Berry of Jacob; their grandchildren, Lane Reiman, Desirae, Alicia and Christopher Duvardo, Jimmy Fedderke, Melissa and Scott Mahan, Kayla Verseman, Cody Henderson, Ryan and Aaron Berry, Mark, Kristin and Kayla Berry, and Michael Berry; one great-grandchild, Brittany Duvardo; and one brother, Dale and wife Marian Duvardo of Broken Arrow, Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gerald; and one stepson, Greg Berry. Bill served in the United States Navy from 1953 to 1956. During that time he was stationed on the USS Balduck and the USS Lindenwald as a Gunnersmate. After being honorably discharged from the service, he went to work as a plasterer with Duvardo and Lodge Plastering. He then went to work for ARCH Mineral where he worked 16 years at Stream Line Mine. After its closing, he spent the next seven years at Captain Mine before retiring. He was a member of the UMW Local No. 1392. He was also a member of the United Community Church of Campbell Hill, where he was a trustee and a Sunday school teacher. Bill was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. Services will be at 10:30 a. m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, in the United Community Church of Campbell Hill, with the Revs. Sam Higgerson and Kenneth Owen officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery in Campbell Hill. Visitation will be after 5:30 p. m. today and from 7:30 to 8:30 a. m. Friday at Wilson's Funeral Home in Campbell Hill and then from 9:30 to 10:30 a. m. Friday at the church. Memorials may be given to the donor's choice.

Stanley J. Talaga

DONGOLA -- Mr. Stanley J. Talaga, 61, died at 2:28 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at his home in Dongola. He was born July 31, 1943, in Chicago, the son of Stanley W. And Emily (Burke) Talaga. He married Marilyn Peterson on July 22, 1963, in Jeffersonville, Ind. He worked as a paramedic and firefighter on Chicago for several years. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn of Dongola; three children, Cindy Schneider of Dongola, Tracy Sparrow and husband, Jeff, of Dongola, and Mike Talaga of Lake Holiday; his mother, Emily Talaga of Delavan, Wis.; his stepmother, Hazel Talaga of Flagstaff, Ariz.; one brother, Steve Talaga of Flagstaff; three sisters, Mary Ann Swiderski and husband, Dan, of Trevor, Wis., Patti Dickerson and husband, Paul, of Flagstaff, Ariz. and Christine Talaga of Phoenix; six grandchildren, Becky and Jessica Schneider, Erika, Megan and Melissa Talaga, and Mya Sparrow; several nieces, nephews; other relatives and many friends. Memorial services for Stanley J. Talaga will be held from noon to 2 p. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at the Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. Interment will be private.

Juanita Ann Behm

VALIER -- Juanita Ann Behm, 71, of Valier, passed away quietly at her farm home at 10:15 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. Juanita was born July 7, 1933, in Ames, Iowa, to Raymond and Gladys (Zook) Warren. She was a school teacher before her marriage to John Behm on May 24, 1953, in Nevada, Iowa. Juanita and John farmed in Wisconsin for many years and moved to Southern Illinois in 1973. They owned and operated to Zeigler A & W and sold it in the late 1970s. Juanita worked as a cook and waitress for many years in Zeigler, Christopher and Sesser. They retired to their family farm south of Valier. She was very active with the Homemakers Extension and Eastern Star for 50 years. She was a member of the Valier United Methodist Church and also attended the First Baptist Church ladies group. Juanita leaves behind her husband of 51 years; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Douglas Behm of Christopher, Rodney and Gail Behm of Coello, Stanley and Lisa Behm of Hopkinsville, Ky., and Wayne and Michele Behm of Mulkeytown; Wanda and Walter Underwood of Christopher; 11 grandchildren, Drew and Kristi Barka, Joseph and Johnny Dollins, Scotty, Warren, Miranda Dillon and Nicholas Behm and Jacob and Joshua Underwood; two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Justin Barka; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Shirley Warren of Ames, Iowa; a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Curtis Paulsen of Rensselaer, Ind.; along with hundreds of friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and her eldest daughter, Peggy Dollins who also lost her fight with cancer three years ago. Services for Mrs. Behm will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Vantrease Funeral Home in with Rev. Harold Quick of the Sesser-Valier United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Zeigler Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Friday, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Behm may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. They are truly remarkable. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and the cemetery.

Madge Hanson

MURPHYSBORO -- Madge Hanson, 76, of Glen Carbon, died 2 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. Services will be 10 a. m. Friday, at the Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, with the Rev. George Christman officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates Cemetery in Glen Carbon. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p. m. today at the funeral chapel. Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer's Assoc. Mrs. Hanson was a teacher at Granite City School District No. 9. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Granite City. She married Joseph L. Hanson on June 10, 1951, in Murphysboro. Mr. Hanson precedes her in death. Survivors include one daughter, Laura Aerne of Glen Carbon; one son Matt Hanson of Springs Branch, Texas; five grandchildren, LeAnne Aerne of Edwardsville; and Mathew Cara, Joseph and Joshua Hanson all of Spring Branch; and one brother, Warren Collins of Granite City. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Anna Virgie (Dunn) Collins, and husband.

Alberta 'Bert' Daniels

MURPHYSBORO -- Alberta 'Bert' Daniels, 83, passed away at 4:30 a. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Mrs. Daniels had lingered in the nursing home for more than seven years. Services will be at 2 p. m. today in De Soto Cemetery, with the Rev. Joe Daniels officiating. Friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery. Pettett Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Bert was born on Aug. 29, 1920, in Murphysboro, to Fred and Gertrude (Raines) Carlisle. Mrs. Daniels was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mount Carbon Church of God in Murphysboro and a member of the Murphysboro Senior Citizens. She married Claude J. 'Bud' Daniels on May 12, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., and he survives. Other survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Claude J. 'Skip' Daniels Jr. and Linda Daniels of Elkville; nine grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren; one brother, Bill Carlisle and one sister, Dorothy DeLuca, both of Murphysboro. She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepmother, one son, Don Carlisle, one sister and two brothers.

Wilbert Wayne Wendling

MURPHYSBORO -- Wilbert Wayne Wendling, 68, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:21 a. m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in St. Joseph Hospital, Murphysboro. Services will be held at 11 a. m. today in Pettett Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ted Mayes officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Friends called from 6 to 8 p. m. Wednesday and may call until the hour of services today in the funeral home. Wayne was born on Aug. 26, 1935, in Murphysboro, to Wilbert F. Wendling and Arlene (Bea) Wendling. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and a charter member of the Elks. Wayne was an avid fisherman and hunter. He owned the Chalet for 48 years. He was married to Sandy Wendling Swalls of Benton, and they had four children, Kelly D. Mandrell and her husband, Doug Mandrell of Benton, Scott A. Wendling and his wife, Dana Wendling of Hershey, Pa., Tracy L. Pritchett and her husband, Butch Pritchett of Murphysboro. Other survivors include five grandchildren, Jason W. Cross and his fiancee, Heather of Benton, Mark W. Wendling of Carbondale, Ryan R. Pritchett of Murphysboro, Kara Wendling and Carson Wendling of Hershey; one great-grandson, Dalton W. Cross of Sesser; and one special cousin and friend, Bob Brantley. He was preceded in death by his parents and by one son, Mark W. Wendling. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him and loved him.

Glen Hecht

CHESTER -- Glen R. Hecht, 62, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Memorial Hospital in Chester. Services will be held at 10 a. m. Friday in Schroeder-McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Chester, with the Rev. Phillip Keeton officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Rockwood. Visitation wil be from 5 to 8 p. m. today and from 7:30 to 10 a. m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.

Glenn Doody

MURPHYSBORO -- Glenn E. Doody, 63, of Murphysboro, died at 5:35 a. m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. Glenn was born July 31, 1941, in Pomona, the son of the late Ashton and Vera (Schumacher) Doody. He married Fredia Falaster on July 28, 1967 in Murphysboro, and she survives. Glenn was a U. S. Army 25th Infantry veteran of the Vietnam era. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Murphysboro. He worked for several years for Swafford Lumber Company and Stotlar Herrin Lumber in Murphysboro. Services will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Crawshaw Funeral Home in Murphysboro, with Pastors Richard Lewis, Charles Allen and Earl Dickey officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Ava. military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Paul Stout Post 127 and VFW 7190, both of Murphysboro; VFW 2605 of Carbondale; and the Jackson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 69. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p. m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Crawshaw Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife, of Murphysboro; two sons, Wm. Todd and wife Rene Doody and Chris and girlfriend Tara, all of Murphysboro; two grandchildren, Caitlin and Tyler Doody of Murphysboro; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Mary Kay Doody of Naperville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon and Richard Graff of Murphysboro and Mary Ann and David Taylor of Topeka, Kan. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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