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Area Obituaries

Charles Benedict Wagner

It is with profound sadness that the family of Charles Benedict Wagner announces his peaceful passing on January 8, 2022 at the age of 83 years old. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Wanda Wagner, of 36 years and children:  Glen (Donna) Wagner, Cheryl (Jason) Presswood, Krystal (Kevin) Marlow, Kathy (Chris) Payton, Paula…

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Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa

Mr. Albert E. “Bert” Kujawa of Nashville, IL departed this life at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon, IL on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 1:10 A.M.  He had attained the age of 87 years, 9 months, and 28 days. Mr. Kujawa was born on June 7, 1934, in Blissville Township, Ashley, IL the…

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Judy Kay Hoffman

  Judy Kay Hoffman, 75, of Du Bois, passed away at 7:10 A.M., Monday, March 28, 2022 at the Washington County Hospital in Nashville, IL. Judy was a retired laborer and had worked at factories for many years. She was the salutatorian for her high school and then went on to beauty school to become…

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Shirley M. (Fischer) Buhrmester

Shirley M. (Fischer) Buhrmester, 85, of Du Quoin, passed away at 11:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at her residence. Shirley had worked as a haul truck driver at Freeman United Coal Company. She had also worked as custodian at Grace United Methodist Church in Nashville, IL. Shirley and her husband Don had owned a…

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Stacy L. Gale

        Stacy L. Gale, 51, of St. Libory, IL, born July 5, 1970, in Belleville, IL died Monday, March 28, 2022.    Stacy was the manager of Dave’s West End in St. Libory, IL. Stacy was raised in Lively Grove and attended St. Anthony Catholic Church until relocating. She owned and operated…

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Robert Jarden

    Robert Jarden of Okawville, IL departed this life in Okawville on Sunday, March 27, 2022. He had attained the age of 38 years 6 months and 7 days. Robert was born in the Washington County Hospital at Nashville, IL on September 20, 1983, the son of Lewis and Debra (nee Hart) Jarden.  He…

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Nelson Scott Pries

  Nelson Scott Pries of Centralia, IL passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022 with his loving wife, Janet Pries, by his side. He was the son of Nelson Charles and Elsie Marie (Niermann) Pries of Hoyleton, IL. Scott was born on April 15, 1948 in Centralia, IL. He attended Hoyleton Grade School and graduated…

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Zorab “Zut” Hagopian

          Mr. Zorab “Zut” Hagopian of Radom, IL departed this life at his residence surrounded by his family on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 3:15 PM.  He had attained the age of 93 years, 9 months and 3 days. Mr. Hagopian was born on April 12, 1928, in Granite City, IL,…

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Richard L. Schwartzkopf

  Mr. Richard L. Schwartzkopf of Nashville, IL departed this life at Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 6:34 AM.  He had attained the age of 92 years, 8 months and a day. Richard was born on May 10, 1929, in Nashville, IL, the son of Henry and Lula…

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Barbara Lou Marin

    Barbara Lou Martin, 85, of Sandoval passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Centralia Manor. She was born on June 16, 1936, the daughter of Joe and Alberta (Meinert) Szczepanski in St. Louis, Missouri. She married her best friend, Henry Martin and he survives in Sandoval. Along with her husband, Henry Martin, survivors…

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